US Pat. No. 10,601,373

BOOSTER CIRCUIT INCLUDING DYNAMICALLY SLIDING POWER SUPPLY UNIT

TYMPHANY HK LIMITED, Wan...

1. A dynamic boost audio system, comprising:a booster circuit including a direct current-to-direct current (DC-DC) voltage converter circuit and a dynamically sliding power supply unit (PSU) capable of outputting power among a plurality of different power levels, the booster circuit configured to identify a real-time audio level of an audio signal, and automatically adjust the power to a selected power level among the different power levels such that the audio signal is output based on the real-time audio level;
a rectifier circuit in signal communication with the booster circuit, the rectifier circuit configured to rectify the audio signal to generate a direct current (DC) audio signal that is delivered to the booster circuit;
a feedback network in signal communication with the rectifier circuit to feedback the DC audio signal to the PSU;
a power supply connected to the booster circuit, wherein the booster circuit operates in a first state to establish a first circuit path that by-passes the DC-DC converter circuit so as to output the power according to a first power level generated by the power supply when the real-audio level is at a first audio level, and operates in a second state that establishes a second circuit path that connects the DC-DC converter to the power supply, wherein the DC-DC converter increases the first power level to generate a second power level when the real-audio level exceeds a first audio level threshold,
wherein the PSU identifies the real-time audio level of an audio signal based directly on an amplitude of DC audio signal, and selects the first circuit path to provide the first power level or the second circuit path to provide the second power level according to the real-time audio level of the DC audio signal.

US Pat. No. 10,600,301

SMOKE DEVICE AND SMOKE DETECTION CIRCUIT

VISTATECH LABS INC., Aur...

1. A detection circuit embodied in one or more processors for monitoring a location, the detection circuit comprising:a minutiae computer module configured for receiving signals from a smoke sensor and determining one or more minutiae from the received signals;
a ripple detector start/reset timer module configured for receiving at least one of the determined one or more minutiae and determining at least a start time for evaluating one or more of the one or more minutiae;
a scheduler/minutia analyzer and fire type probability analyzer module configured for evaluating the one or more of the determined one or more minutiae and characterizing the one or more of the one or more minutiae according to one or more smoke or fire types;
a fire type and alarm level selector configured for setting one or more alarm levels based on the characterized one or more smoke or fire types; and
an alarm level detector for evaluating at least one minutiae using the set one or more alarm levels and outputting an alarm signal if an alarm condition is determined;
wherein the one or more minutiae comprises one or more of signal amplitude, signal velocity, signal acceleration, average signal amplitude, average signal velocity, or average signal acceleration;
wherein the signal amplitude comprises one or more of absolute signal amplitude or an amplitude differential; and
wherein the signal velocity and signal acceleration are determined from the signal amplitude.

US Pat. No. 10,600,062

RETAIL WEBSITE USER INTERFACE, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR DISPLAYING TRENDING LOOKS BY LOCATION

TARGET BRANDS INC., Minn...

1. A system comprising:a graphical user interface (GUI) displayed on a display device, the GUI being a website of a retailer that sells products, the GUI including:
a plurality of images retrieved from one or more social networks that are separate from the website of the retailer, each image being of a look that is determined to be trending within a previous time period, the look being determined to be trending based on information within the one or more social networks, the information within the one or more social networks including a tag or identifier associated with the image, a total number of likes of the image via the social network, and a geographical location based on a selection of one or more locations; and
each image is displayed on the website of the retailer as taken by a photographer and previously posted on the one or more social networks, each image includes at least one product purchasable from the retailer, each image being displayed on the website of the retailer without a price of the at least one product in each image and without text naming, describing, or identifying the at least one product, wherein each image can be selected via the website of the retailer, and when one of the plurality of images is selected, in a location of at least a part of the selected image on the website of the retailer, the price of the at least one product, text naming or describing the at least one product, and a link to permit viewing of further details of the at least one product are displayed on the website of the retailer,
wherein the plurality of images displayed on the website of the retailer is filterable based on a selection of one or more locations, and
wherein the plurality of images is filterable on the website of the retailer based on one or more emotion categories, the one or more emotion categories being based on a predetermined number of emoticons, and wherein each of the plurality of images is classifiable into one of the one or more emotion categories based on whether the image includes one or more of the predetermined number of emoticons associated therewith.

US Pat. No. 10,602,551

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TESTING ALTERNATIVE WIRELESS CONNECTIONS AND SELECTING A WIRELESS CONNECTION

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method of operating a wireless terminal, the method comprising:establishing a first wireless connection with a first access point having network connectivity to a test server and a first communications end point;
communicating test packets, via the first wireless connection, to the test server using a communication connection with the test server identified by a first connection identifier, said communicating test packets including using a connection ID based protocol to communicate to said test server;
receiving first test packet communication scores from said test server in response to test packets communicated via the first wireless connection;
establishing a second wireless connection with a second access point having network connectivity to the test server;
communicating additional test packets, via the second wireless connection, to the test server, said communicating of additional test packets to the test server including using said connection ID based protocol and said first connection identifier to communicate said additional test packets to the test server; and
controlling transmission of test packets over at least one of the first and second wireless connections based on test scores received from the test server in response to test packets communicated via the first wireless connection.

US Pat. No. 10,600,334

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FACILITATING INTERACTIVE TRAINING OF BODY-EYE COORDINATION AND REACTION TIME

NEX Team Inc., San Jose,...

1. A computer implemented method for facilitating training of body-eye coordination using a mobile computing device having a camera, comprising:capturing a training video of a player, using the camera on the mobile computing device;
superimposing a visual cue onto the training video at a first location and for a cue period starting from a first time instant;
determining whether the player has responded to the visual cue at a second time instant within the cue period, by analyzing a body posture flow of the player between the first time instant and the second time instant, wherein the body posture flow is extracted from the training video by performing a computer vision algorithm on one or more frames of the training video; and
in response to determining that the player has responded to the visual cue, generating a feedback to the player.

US Pat. No. 10,602,482

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING NOTIFICATION

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A method of providing a notification by an electronic device, the method comprising:based on detecting an event, presenting a first notification for the detected event on a touch screen of the electronic device;
providing, to a wearable device, a notification information for the detected event such that a second notification for the detected event is presented on a touch screen of the wearable device;
receiving, from the wearable device, information indicating that the second notification is checked at the wearable device; and
based on the received information, stopping the presenting of the first notification on the touch screen of the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,601,514

SIGNAL SENDING AND RECEIVING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

6. A method, comprising:receiving, by a receiving device, X second optical channel physical link signals using one or more transceivers of the receiving device, wherein a rate of each of the X second optical channel physical link signals is mi times a benchmark rate, mi?1, and X?2, and each of the X second optical channel physical link signals is a forward error correction (FEC) frame;
extracting, by the receiving device, a link sequence indicator overhead from each of the X second optical channel physical link signals to obtain X first optical channel physical link signals, wherein the link sequence indicator overhead of each of the X second optical channel physical link signals indicates:
an order of a first optical channel physical link signal of the X first optical channel physical link signals that corresponds to a respective one of the X second optical channel physical link signals; and
a rate of the first optical channel physical link signal is mi times the benchmark rate; and
demapping, by the receiver, the X first optical channel physical link signals to obtain an optical channel unit signal having n times the benchmark rate, wherein n?2, and
and the optical channel unit signal is an optical transport unit (OTUKn) signal, wherein demapping step comprises:demapping the X first optical channel physical link signals according to a preset demapping rule to obtain X groups of optical channel unit signals, wherein the preset demapping rule is bit synchronous demapping or asynchronous demapping, and a rate of each group of X groups of optical channel unit signals is mi times the benchmark rate; and
combining the X groups of optical channel unit signals to generate the optical channel unit signal having n times the benchmark rate.

US Pat. No. 10,601,357

METHOD FOR EMULATING A THREE-PHASE ELECTRIC MOTOR USING A LOAD EMULATOR, AND A CORRESPONDING LOAD EMULATOR

dSPACE digital signal pro...

13. A load emulator for emulating a three-phase electric motor, the load emulator comprising:load terminal configured to connect in a three-phase manner to supply terminals of a motor controller, the supply terminals being connected to one another through a high-resistance resistor network;
emulator power electronics; and
an emulator controller to control the emulator power electronics, the emulator controller determining which supply terminals are driven by the motor controller and the supply terminals that are not driven; and
a switch with which the emulator power electronics are disconnected with high resistance from the supply terminals and with which the emulator power electronics are connected with low resistance to the supply terminals,
wherein the emulator power electronics are driven by the emulator controller such that phase currents calculated by the emulator controller based on a motor model flow in the supply terminals that are driven by the motor controller, and
wherein a phase voltage calculated by the emulator controller based on the motor model is applied to the supply terminal that is not driven by the motor controller.

US Pat. No. 10,600,714

METHODS FOR ESTABLISHING THERMAL JOINTS BETWEEN HEAT SPREADERS OR LIDS AND HEAT SOURCES

Laird Technologies, Inc.,...

1. A method of establishing a thermal joint for conducting heat between a heat spreader and a heat source of an electronic device, the heat source having a normal operating temperature range, the method comprising:positioning a thermal interface material in an initial solid state between the heat spreader and the heat source, wherein the thermal interface material comprises a phase change thermal interface material; and
heating the thermal interface material while under pressure to a temperature within a range such that the thermal interface material becomes flowable to form a thin bond line between the heat spreader and the heat source and establishes the thermal joint between the heat spreader and the heat source,
whereupon removal of the pressure, the thermal interface material returns to the solid state and remains solidified as the thermal interface material precludes the heat source from heating beyond the normal operating temperature range during operation of the electronic device and heat is flowable through the thermal joint from the heat source to the heat spreader during operation of the electronic device whereby temperature of the heat source is reduced;
wherein the phase change thermal interface material is not flowable at the temperature within the range except under pressure and such that the phase change thermal interface material maintains shape unless force is applied even when the phase change thermal interface material is at the temperature within the range.

US Pat. No. 10,600,065

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING CUSTOMER GAZE ANALYSIS

TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAI...

1. An information processing apparatus, comprising:a plurality of cameras arranged at different positions in a store and having different imaging regions, each of the plurality of cameras being identifiable with identification information thereof;
an interface to communicate with the plurality of cameras and a settlement terminal that performs sales registration and settlement processing of commodities;
a storage device to store a computer executable control program, a commodity layout file including information of layout positions of commodities in the store in association with identification information of the commodities, and, with respect to each of registered persons, a person registration file including image feature information of a registered person in association with identification information of each of one or more commodities that has been browsed by the registered person and a number of times each of the one or more commodities has been browsed by the registered person; and
a processor, which executes the control program stored in the storage device, to:
receive image data of an image captured by one of the plurality of cameras via the interface;
detect a person contained in the image based on the image data;
determine a person registration file corresponding to the detected person, from one or more person registration files stored in the storage device, based on comparison of image feature information extracted from the image data with image feature information included in the one or more person registration files stored in the storage device;
determine a direction of a visual line of the detected person in the image;
determine, based on the identification information of the one of the plurality of cameras that captured the detected person, a position of the one of the cameras in the store and an imaging region of the one of the cameras;
determine a position of the detected person in the imaging region of the one of the cameras;
determine a position of the detected person in the store based on the determined position of the one of the cameras, and the determined position of the detected person in the imaging region of the one of the cameras;
determine identification information of a commodity which the detected person has browsed in the store by comparing the layout positions of commodities included in the commodity layout file, with a position obtained from the determined position of the detected person in the store and the direction of the visual line of the detected person;
determine whether or not the determined identification information of the commodity is stored in the person registration file corresponding to the detected person;
update the determined person registration file corresponding to the detected person based on a determination result of whether or not the determined identification information of the commodity is stored in the person registration file corresponding to the detected person;
receive information of a person from the settlement terminal via the interface;
determine whether or not the person of which information is received from the settlement terminal is the same as the detected person; and
in a case determining that the person of which information is received from the settlement terminal is the same as the detected person, select a frequently-browsed commodity based on the number of times included in the person registration file corresponding to the detected person, and transmit related information of the frequently-browsed commodity, via the interface to the settlement terminal, such that the settlement terminal prints the related information on a receipt sheet for a transaction with the detected person.

US Pat. No. 10,602,643

COOLING SYSTEM AND METHOD USING HYDROTHERMAL ENERGY

Naver Business Platform C...

1. A cooling system comprising:a supply tank configured to store water, the supply tank in fluidic communication with a first cooling tower of a first freezer;
a first cooling coil in fluidic communication with the supply tank, the first cooling coil configured to cool ambient air using a hydrothermal energy of the water from the supply tank; and
a hydrothermal pump configured to circulate the water between the supply tank and the first cooling coil.

US Pat. No. 10,602,488

HARQ AND CONTROL CHANNEL TIMING FOR ENHANCED MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATIONS (EMTC)

QUALOCMM Incorporated, S...

11. An apparatus for wireless communications, comprising:means for receiving signaling indicative of a configuration for a frame, comprising: a set of uplink subframes in the frame available for physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission, a set of downlink subframes in the frame, and a set of uplink subframes in the frame available for physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) transmission;
means for determining at least one uplink subframe of the set of uplink subframes available for PUCCH transmission, to carry a PUCCH transmission, wherein:
the at least one uplink subframe is determined as a first uplink subframe of the set of uplink subframes available for PUCCH occurring after a fixed duration during which one or more bundled physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) transmissions are received; and
the PUCCH transmission acknowledges the one or more bundled PDSCH transmissions received during the fixed duration; and
means for transmitting the PUCCH transmission in the determined at least one uplink subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,602,486

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, NETWORK DEVICE, USER EQUIPMENT, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A wireless communication method performed by a network device, the method comprising:generating control information, wherein the control information comprises first indication information used to indicate a time domain resource for transmission between user equipment and the network device, wherein the time domain resource consists of part of symbols in a first subframe; and
sending a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) to the user equipment using the time domain resource, wherein a first K time domain symbols of the time domain resource carries the control information, K is positive integers.

US Pat. No. 10,602,485

MULTICAST BROADCAST SERVICE BETWEEN BASE STATIONS

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a first base station, configuration parameters employed by a second base station for at least one broadcast multicast service, the configuration parameters comprising:
a first discontinuous reception inactivity timer value; and
a first scheduling period start offset;
determining, by the first base station and based on the configuration parameters, a second discontinuous reception inactivity timer value and a second scheduling period start offset; and
transmitting, by the first base station to at least one wireless device, first transport blocks for the at least one broadcast multicast service based on the second discontinuous reception inactivity timer value and the second scheduling period start offset.

US Pat. No. 10,602,481

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF ENHANCED PAGING

HFI Innovation INC., Hsi...

1. A method in a communication system comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless network, a paging configuration in system information (SI) from the wireless network, wherein the UE is selected from a group of a low cost (LC) machine type communication (MTC) device, a narrow-band (NB)-internet of things (IoT) device, and a normal UE in a coverage extension (CE) mode;
obtaining a set of narrow-band resource blocks reserved for paging messages; and
receiving a paging message based on at least one of the obtained set of narrow-band resource blocks, a UE ID, and downlink control information, wherein the downlink control information is based on the obtained set of narrow-band resource blocks, and wherein the UE ID is a function of an IMSI, an S-TMSI, a UE specific P-RNTI or a multicast P-RNTI shared by a group of UEs.

US Pat. No. 10,599,990

QUANTUM INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

OXFORD UNIVERSITY INNOVAT...

1. A method for quantum information processing, comprising:providing a superconducting qubit, the superconducting qubit comprising a plurality of superconducting electrodes that are coplanar and a dielectric between superconducting electrodes of the plurality of superconducting electrodes; and
performing at least one of the following steps (i) or (ii):
(i) using a control unit coupled to the superconducting qubit to control a quantum state of the superconducting qubit;
(ii) using a readout unit coupled to the superconducting qubit to measure a quantum state of the superconducting qubit;wherein at least one of the control unit or the readout unit is outside of a plane definable through the superconducting electrodes of the plurality of superconducting electrodes.

US Pat. No. 10,596,639

PRECISION DRILLING PLATFORM

1. An apparatus for precision drilling comprising:a framework to support a drilling motor and a drive mechanism to move the drilling motor in the plane of the framework along at least one dimension relative to the framework;
said framework including an adjustable support structure which articulates the framework about the plane of the framework relative to the surface upon which the framework is supported, said adjustable support structure further including at least two articulating joints on each of four legs, said legs extending from the framework to the surface upon which the framework rests through said legs, each said leg including an adjustable length such as to allow expansion and contraction of each leg independently of each other leg;
the drilling motor and drive mechanism is operatively connected to a drilling motor housing which advances the housing forward or rearward by rotation of the drive mechanism;
said framework further being adjustable to raise or lower the height of the framework relative the surface upon which the framework rests; and
said drilling motor is attached to and drives a shaft connected to a drill bit for boring through material.

US Pat. No. 10,602,651

SYSTEM FOR TRACING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS THROUGH MANUFACTURING STAGES

Avary Holding (Shenzhen) ...

1. A traceability system of a printed circuit board comprising at least two inner copper foil substrates, the traceability system comprising:an identification code marking device comprising:
a coding unit configured to mark an identification code on each inner copper foil substrate;
a scanning unit configured to emit X-rays after adding one of the inner copper foil substrates each time so that the X-rays pass through the newly added inner copper foil substrate to scan the identification code of the inner copper foil substrate of the previous layer, and generate an identification code graphic;
a reading unit configured to receive and parse the identification code graphic, and determine a next identification code according to a predetermined encoding rule and the parsed identification code graphic, the predetermined encoding rule being that each identification code records an identity information of the inner copper foil substrate of corresponding layer, and each identification code associated with the identification code of the identification code of the inner copper foil substrate of previous layer;
the coding unit further configured to mark determined identification code on newly added inner copper foil substrate; and
a server communicating with the identification code marking device and comprising:
a storage device that stores one or more programs and a database; and
a processor;
the one or more programs when executed by the processor, cause the processor to:
store the identity information recorded by the identification code of the inner copper foil substrate and processing information and processing information of the inner copper foil substrate in the database.

US Pat. No. 10,602,649

WORK HEAD UNIT, MOUNTING DEVICE, AND WORK HEAD UNIT CONTROL METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A work head unit comprising:a component holding section configured to hold a component and be rotatable around a rotational axis, the component holding section including a syringe member and a collecting member configured to collect the component and to be attached to and removed from the syringe member; and
a rotary section holding the component holding section;
a detection section extending along and facing the syringe member and the collecting member and configured to detect the orientation of the component holding section, wherein
the detection section includes a first optical type or magnetic type encoder positioned below the rotary section and configured to detect a rotational position of the collecting member, and
the detection section includes a second optical type or magnetic type encoder positioned above the rotary section and configured to detect a rotational position of the syringe.

US Pat. No. 10,602,641

HOUSING ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

PEGATRON CORPORATION, Ta...

1. A housing assembly, having an insertion opening adapted for insertion of an electronic unit, and comprising:a first housing;
a second housing, opposite to the first housing, wherein a space is formed between the first housing and the second housing, and the space is in communication with the insertion opening;
a thermal pad, disposed on one side of the first housing facing the second housing; and
a guide structure, disposed inside the space, wherein the guide structure is a boss, the electronic unit comprises a protrusion, the protrusion slidably abuts against the boss, and the boss is adapted to guide the protrusion to make the electronic unit move towards the first housing when the electronic unit is inserted into the space through the insertion opening and moves, so that the electronic unit comes into contact with the thermal pad.

US Pat. No. 10,602,636

SLED, TRAY, AND SHELF ASSEMBLY FOR COMPUTER DATA CENTER

MACSTADIUM, INC., Atlant...

1. A data center mounting rack for mounting and supporting a plurality of computer enclosures and port expansion chassises in a stacked arrangement, comprising:a shelving arrangement comprising a plurality of spaced apart vertical end supports supporting a plurality of horizontal mounting trays, each of the horizontal mounting trays supporting at least a pair of computer enclosures;
each of the horizontal mounting trays including one or more rows of first openings positioned at a proximal end of each horizontal mounting tray for permitting cooling air flow in a vertical direction, said first openings positioned in a pair of spaced apart computer enclosure mounting regions positioned immediately below one of said computer enclosures when mounted above the first openings;
each of the horizontal mounting trays including one or more rows of second openings positioned at a distal end of each horizontal mounting tray for permitting cooling air flow in a vertical direction through the horizontal mounting tray;
a central dividing rib extending along the length of each horizontal mounting tray, dividing the spaced apart computer enclosure mounting regions;
attachment surfaces affixed to each horizontal mounting tray, for attaching each horizontal mounting tray to the vertical end supports;
at least one slidably-removable horizontal sled for supporting one of said computer enclosures in a slidable arrangement relative to a horizontal mounting tray, each horizontal sled capable of assuming a closed position for operation and an open position positioned outwardly of the proximal end of said horizontal mounting tray to allow access to a supported computer enclosure and/or port expansion chassis mounted to the horizontal sled;
each horizontal sled comprising a generally planar lower surface, a vertically extending sled face at a proximal end that includes an opening for exposing a portion of a supported computer enclosure, a pair of elongate edge ribs extending along the length of each horizontal sled; and
each horizontal sled further including at least one support rail positioned in a central region of the horizontal sled, for supporting one of said computer enclosures and for defining an opening in the horizontal sled that is positioned immediately above the first openings of one of the computer enclosure mounting regions of a horizontal mounting tray when a horizontal sled is in the closed position, for facilitating the flow of air through the first openings and around a computer enclosure supported on the at least one support rail mounted to the horizontal sled.

US Pat. No. 10,602,578

HORTICULTURE FACILITIES WITH CENTRALIZED POWER SUPPLIES FOR POWERING LED LUMINAIRES VIA POWER TRANSFER SWITCHES

Astec International Limit...

1. An indoor horticulture facility utilizing a plurality of LED luminaires for growing plants in one or more grow rooms, the indoor horticulture facility comprising:a first set of LED luminaires of the plurality of LED luminaires disposed in a grow room in the indoor horticulture facility, the first set of LED luminaires configured to provide light to at least one plant in the grow room;
a second set of LED luminaires of the plurality of LED luminaires disposed in another grow room in the indoor horticulture facility, the set of second LED luminaires configured to provide light to at least one plant in the other grow room;
a centralized switched mode power supply including a plurality of AC/DC PFC power converters each having one or more power switches, a plurality of DC/DC power converters coupled to the plurality of AC/DC PFC power converters, the plurality of DC/DC power converters each having one or more power switches and an output, and a control circuit for controlling the power switches of the AC/DC PFC power converters and the power switches of the DC/DC power converters; and
a plurality of power transfer switches corresponding to the DC/DC power converters, the plurality of power transfer switches including a first power transfer switch coupled to the output of one respective DC/DC power converter of the DC/DC power converters, the first power transfer switch configured to switch between a plurality of positions including a first position for coupling the output of the respective DC/DC power converter to the first set of LED luminaires disposed in the grow room, and a second position for coupling the output of the respective DC/DC power converter to the second set of LED luminaires disposed in the other grow room.

US Pat. No. 10,602,494

TERMINAL DEVICE, BASE STATION DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal device comprising:a processor; and
a memory storing instructions that cause the processor to:
detect a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) having downlink control information (DCI), wherein
if the terminal device detects the PDCCH in a subframe of a secondary cell in which a frame structure type 3 is used, the terminal device assumes a configuration of occupied OFDM symbols in the subframe of the secondary cell according to a field in the detected DCI of the PDCCH in the subframe,
the occupied OFDM symbols are used for a transmission of a downlink physical channel and/or a downlink physical signal,
the terminal device assumes that consecutive OFDM symbols, which are the occupied OFDM symbols and are constituted by (a) the earliest OFDM symbol in the subframe and (b) a subsequent OFDM symbol(s) in the subframe, are used for the transmission in the subframe, a total number of the consecutive OFDM symbols being determined corresponding to a value of the field, and
the value of the field indicates that (i) the consecutive OFDM symbols are used for the transmission in the subframe and (ii) other OFDM symbols in the subframe are not used for any transmission in the subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,602,491

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND DEVICE ON UNLICENSED FREQUENCY BAND IN UE AND BASE STATION

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A communication method on an unlicensed frequency band in a UE, the communication method comprising:Step A: receiving a high layer signaling; wherein the high layer signaling indicates that a first carrier is scheduled by a control signaling transmitted on a second serving cell; the high layer signaling indicates that the first carrier is scheduled by a control signaling transmitted on the first carrier or a first carrier is scheduled by a control signaling transmitted on the first carrier by default;
Step B: receiving a first control signaling on a first sub frame of the first carrier; receiving a first physical layer data on the first carrier according a schedule of the first control signal and transmitting a first ACK/NACK or transmitting a first physical layer data and receiving a first ACK/NACK; and
Step C: receiving a second control signaling on a second sub frame of the second serving cell; receiving a second physical layer data on the first carrier according to a schedule of the second control signaling and transmitting a second ACK/NACK or transmitting a second physical layer data and receiving a second ACK/NACK;
wherein the first carrier is deployed on an unlicensed spectrum, the second serving cell is deployed on a licensed spectrum, the first sub frame and the second sub frame are two different sub frames in a time domain, the first ACK/NACK indicates whether the first physical layer data is accurately received, and the second ACK/NACK indicates whether the second physical layer data is accurately received.

US Pat. No. 10,602,650

COMPONENT MOUNTING APPARATUS AND COMPONENT MOUNTING SYSTEM

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting apparatus comprising:mounting device for mounting components on a board; and
inspection device configured to determine a mounted state of the component mounted on the board, wherein
the components include a plurality of check unnecessary components that do not require checking of a mounted state of mounted components before being mounted and a plurality of check necessary components that requires checking of a mounted state of the mounted components before being mounted,
each of the check unnecessary components are mounted prior to mounting the check necessary components,
the mounting device is configured to mount a first check necessary component of the plurality of check necessary components on the board after the inspection device determines that the mounted state of the mounted components are normal, and
wherein the mounting device is configured to mount a second check necessary component on the board after checking the mounted states of the mounted components included the first mounted check necessary component are normal based on the inspection result.

US Pat. No. 10,602,646

METHOD FOR PREPARING MAGNETIC IRON OXIDE-GRAPHENE COMPOSITE

LG Chem, Ltd., (KR)

1. A method for preparing a magnetic iron oxide-graphene composite comprising the steps of:mixing graphite and a halogen salt of iron and heat-treating the same (Step 1);
reacting the product of step 1 with a (C1-20 alkyl) amine (Step 2);
washing the product of step 2 (Step 3);
subjecting the product of step 3 to a high-speed homogenization (Step 4); and
subjecting the product of step 4 to sonication or a high-pressure homogenization (Step 5),
wherein the high-speed homogenization of step 4 is carried out by stirring the product of Step 2 at 5000 to 8000 rpm,
wherein the high-pressure homogenization of step 5 is carried out by passing the product of step 4 through a high-pressure homogenizer including an inlet, an outlet, and a micro-channel that connects between the inlet and the outlet and has a diameter in a micrometer scale,
wherein the product of step 4 is introduced to the inlet of the high-pressure homogenizer under application of a pressure of 500 to 3000 bar and passes through the micro-channel.

US Pat. No. 10,602,642

BACK COVER UNIT APPLIED TO PORTABLE DEVICE AND HAVING HEAT CONDUCTION FUNCTION

Asia Vital Components Co....

1. A back cover unit applied to portable device and having heat conduction function, comprising a ceramic back cover for assembling to a case of the portable device, the case defining a receiving space in one face and having a screen provided on other face, the ceramic back cover closing the receiving space and having an outer surface and an inner surface, the outer surface facing an external environment, the inner surface facing the receiving space of a portable electronic device, a heat conductive contact section being formed on the inner surface in a position corresponding to at least one heat source disposed in the receiving space, the heat conductive contact section having a contact face in contact with the heat source, whereby the heat generated by the heat source can be transferred through the heat conductive contact section to the ceramic back cover to dissipate the heat;wherein the heat conductive contact section is integrally formed with the ceramic back cover and protrudes from the inner surface of the ceramic back cover and is made of the same material as the ceramic back cover;
wherein a heat absorption layer is disposed on the inner surface of the ceramic back cover.

US Pat. No. 10,602,629

PROTECTIVE HOUSING FOR A CONTROL UNIT

1. A protective housing for a control unit, comprising: at least one resizable cover element having at least two cover plates that are displaceable relative to one another and define a first cover area for protecting at least a first side of the control unit; and a displacement device configured for displacing the at least two cover plates of the resizable cover element relative to one another so that the first cover area is changed; and the displacement device comprises a first toothed wheel and a first toothed element complementary to the first toothed wheel, wherein the first toothed wheel is fastened to a first cover plate of the at least two cover plates of the resizable cover element and the first toothed element is fastened to a second cover plate of the at least two cover plates of the resizable cover element, wherein the first toothed wheel engages the first toothed element so that the first and second cover plate are displaced relative to one another by rotating the first toothed wheel; and the resizable cover element includes three cover plates that can be displaced relative to one another; the displacement device includes a second toothed element, which is fastened to a third cover plate of the three cover plates, which can be displaced relative to one another, of the resizable cover element such that the first toothed wheel engages the second toothed element so that the first, second and third cover plate of the resizable cover element are displaced relative to one another by rotating the first toothed wheel.

US Pat. No. 10,602,627

KEY DEVICE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A key device of an electronic device, the key device comprising:a housing in which a key hole is formed;
a side key unit assembled at the key hole of the housing; and
a gap of a predetermined thickness formed between a portion of the assembled side key unit located within the key hole and the key hole,
wherein the gap is secured by processing either or both of the side key unit and the key hole, and
wherein the gap comprises a coating in order to reduce a surface tension of the gap.

US Pat. No. 10,602,603

MOBILE TERMINAL AND HEAT DISSIPATION AND SHIELDING STRUCTURE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:a rear housing;
a heat dissipation board comprising an accommodating space and a first surface, wherein the accommodating space comprises a through-hole structure;
a circuit board disposed on one side of the heat dissipation board and accommodated in the rear housing;
a screen disposed on another side of the heat dissipation board;
a heat emitting element disposed on the circuit board, wherein the heat emitting element is accommodated in a shielding space;
a shielding can comprising a top part and a bottom part that are disposed opposite to each other, wherein the shielding can is coupled to the circuit board and forms the shielding space together with the circuit board, wherein the bottom part of the shielding can is configured to be coupled to the circuit board, and wherein the top part of the shielding can is located above the heat emitting element and extends into the accommodating space of the heat dissipation board; and
a highly thermal-conductive body comprising a first area and a second area, wherein the first area is in contact with a top surface of the top part, and wherein the second area is in contact with the first surface of the heat dissipation board.

US Pat. No. 10,602,559

METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING CONNECTION BETWEEN DEVICES

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A method performed by a first device to establish a connection to a second device, the method comprising:obtaining identification information of the second device by using a first communication method;
obtaining the identification information of the second device by using a second communication method;
obtaining first distance information regarding the second device based on characteristics of the first communication method and the second communication method; and
determining whether to transmit a connection request to the second device based on the obtained first distance information,
wherein the determining further comprises:
determining whether the second device is located within a predetermined distance range based on the obtained first distance information;
determining whether a connection establishment with the second device located within the predetermined distance range is necessary based on a service providing method to be used by the second device; and
selectively transmitting the identification information of the second device to an external server based on the determining result.

US Pat. No. 10,602,511

ONE MEASUREMENT GAP IN ASYNCHRONOUS DUAL CONNECTIVITY

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus to be employed in a user equipment (UE), comprising:configuration circuitry to: determine, based on one or more configuration information messages, a measurement gap for a master evolved Node B (MeNB) that is to provide a master cell group (MCG) that is asynchronous with a secondary cell group (SCG) of a secondary evolved Node B (SeNB), wherein subframe boundaries of the MCG are offset from subframe boundaries of the SCG, wherein a starting point of the measurement gap has a first system frame number (SFN) and a first subframe number, wherein a starting point of an interruption gap for the SeNB has a second SFN and a second subframe number, and wherein subframe timing of the MeNB is ahead of subframe timing of the SeNB such that the second subframe number is immediately ahead of the first subframe number; and
radio frequency (RF) control circuitry to:
tune, at a beginning of the measurement gap based on a subframe boundary of the MCG and independent of a subframe boundary of the SCG, RF circuitry to start inter-frequency measurements, wherein the RF circuitry is to transmit or receive data in a serving cell of the MCG and in a serving cell of the SCG; and
re-tune, at an end of the measurement gap, the RF circuitry to transmit or receive data in the serving cell of the SCG or the MCG, wherein a time from a start of the tuning to an end of the re-tuning is aligned between the MCG and the SCG.

US Pat. No. 10,602,501

JOINT ENCODING OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION ALLOCATION INFORMATION

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. A device for determining a resource unit allocation, the device comprising storage and processing circuitry configured to:determine the resource unit allocation for a first user device of one or more user devices, wherein the resource unit allocation comprises an indication of a bandwidth for the first user device, and the first user device is an individual first user device, wherein the resource unit allocation is a first resource unit allocation, wherein the bandwidth is a first bandwidth;
determine a second resource unit allocation for a second user device, and wherein the second resource unit allocation comprises an indication of a second bandwidth for the second user device, and the second user device is an individual second user device;
determine a user field of a signal field of a high efficiency wireless (HEW) frame, wherein the user field comprises an indication of a station device (STA) identifier of the first user device, an indication of a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) for the first user device, and an indication of a stream allocated to the first user device;
encode the resource unit allocation into a common field of the signal field;
encode the user field into the signal field, wherein the user field is separate from the common field; and
cause to send the HEW frame.

US Pat. No. 10,602,496

CHANNEL QUALITY INDEX (CQI) REPORTING FOR SUPERPOSITION TRANSMISSIONS SCHEMES

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) operable to report channel state information (CSI) for multi-user superposition transmissions (MUST), the apparatus comprising one or more processors and memory configured to:process a plurality of power offset parameters, that are received from an eNodeB, for the MUST;
perform a downlink channel measurement at the UE;
scale the downlink channel measurement using at least one of the plurality of power offset parameters to form one or more scaled downlink channel measurements;
calculate CQI values for the one or more scaled downlink channel measurements;
process, for transmission to the eNodeB, the CQI values for the one or more scaled downlink channel measurements to enable the UE to receive data on a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) using multi-user superposition transmission; and
differentially encode the CQI values relative to a reference CQI value for transmitting in the CSI report, wherein the reference CQI value corresponds to one of the plurality of power offset parameters that is defined as equal to one (1), corresponding to a single-user transmission without the MUST.

US Pat. No. 10,602,487

HARQ-ACK SIGNAL TRANSMISSION IN RESPONSE TO DETECTION OF CONTROL CHANNEL TYPE IN CASE OF MULTIPLE CONTROL CHANNEL TYPES

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for wireless communications, the method comprising:receiving configuration information indicating at least one set of resources related to a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) by higher layer signaling;
receiving downlink control information (DCI) on a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) using at least one of control channel elements (CCEs) from a base station;
determining a resource of the PUCCH based on a first CCE of the at least one of the CCEs, information in the DCI, and information related to the at least one set of resources identified by the configuration information; and
transmitting hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) information on the determined resource to the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,602,483

MOBILE TERMINATED IMS CALLS ON DEVICES WHICH SUPPORT WI-FI AND CELLULAR RADIOS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A mobile device, comprising:at least one antenna;
a first radio, wherein the first radio is configured to perform cellular communication with a cellular network provided by a cellular carrier using at least one cellular radio access technology (RAT);
a second radio, wherein the second radio is configured to perform Wi-Fi communication with a Wi-Fi network;
at least one processor communicatively coupled to the first and second radios, wherein the mobile device, using the at least one processor, is configured to perform voice and/or data communications;
wherein the mobile device is configured to:
establish a first connection with a cellular carrier packet data network (PDN) over the Wi-Fi network;
acquire a first internet protocol (IP) address associated with the first connection to the cellular carrier PDN;
register, with an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS) server, the first IP address associated with the first connection to the cellular carrier PDN;
establish a second connection to the cellular carrier PDN via the at least one cellular RAT over the cellular network;
provide, to the IMS server at a first time, information concerning a status of the first connection with the cellular carrier PDN over the Wi-Fi network;
wherein, in response to providing the information concerning the status and at a second time subsequent to the first time, upon occurrence of a mobile terminating call received by the IMS server from the cellular carrier while the mobile device is in a low power mode and connected to the Wi-Fi network, a first incoming call notification on the Wi-Fi network is transmitted to the mobile device using the first IP address and a second incoming call notification on the cellular network is transmitted to the mobile device using the first IP address, wherein operating in the low power mode comprises operating the second radio in a power save mode; and
wherein the mobile device is configured to receive and respond to at least one of the first or second incoming call notifications.

US Pat. No. 10,601,644

DETECTING SOURCES OF COMPUTER NETWORK FAILURES

Twitter, Inc., San Franc...

1. A method comprising:identifying a network flow of packets in a computer network between a source and a destination, wherein the network flow corresponds to a particular path in the network between the source and the destination;
performing a first probe to determine whether there is end-to-end connectivity between the source and the destination including requesting that the source transmit an end-to-end diagnostic packet to the destination, wherein the end-to-end diagnostic packet includes information comprising a source identifier field and a destination identifier field that include respective identifiers for the source and destination, respectively, that match the packets in the network flow between the source and destination such that one or more network devices in the computer network forward the end-to-end diagnostic packet on the path of the network flow;
in response to determining that there is no end-to-end connectivity between the host and the destination, performing one or more additional probes including a second probe to determine whether each hop, of a plurality of hops, in the path of the network flow between the source and the destination is operational including requesting that the source transmit a respective first trace diagnostic packet to each hop in the path of the network flow, wherein each first trace diagnostic packet includes information that causes a particular hop to send a first trace response packet responsive to the first trace diagnostic packet to the source; and
determining whether at least one link of the computer network that is part of the path of the network flow has failed based on the results of the first probe and the one or more additional probes.

US Pat. No. 10,600,048

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACTIVATING ACCOUNT CARD FUNCTIONS BASED ON PHYSICAL DEVICE INTERACTIONS

Capital One Services, LLC...

1. A storage device for receiving account motion pattern, comprising:a memory storing instructions; and
a processor configured to execute the instructions to:
initiate wireless communication with an account device;
request, from the account device, a motion pattern corresponding to a physical gesture performed by a user with the account device;
receive, from the account device, the motion pattern and an indication that the account device has been activated based on the motion pattern;
associate the motion pattern with the user; and
store the motion pattern and the indication that the account device has been activated in association with the user.

US Pat. No. 10,600,043

AUTOMATED CHECKOUT SYSTEM THROUGH MOBILE SHOPPING UNITS

Focal Systems, Inc., Bur...

1. A method comprising:receiving sensor data from one or more change detection sensors of a mobile shopping unit mounted to a shopping cart associated with a customer of a store;
detecting a change to contents of the shopping cart based on the sensor data, the change being associated with one or more items and the change comprising the one or more items being added to the shopping cart by the customer or being removed from the shopping cart by the customer, wherein detecting the change to the contents of the shopping cart comprises:
receiving image data from one or more cameras of the mobile shopping unit;
generating one or more bounding boxes that contain the one or more items moving towards or away from the shopping cart; and
determining if the one or more bounding boxes intersect with pixels representing a separation plane of an opening of the shopping cart;
responsive to detecting the change, determining one or more confidence scores for each of the one or more bounding boxes, wherein each of the one or more confidence scores corresponds to an item identifier and represents a likelihood that the item identifier identifies a respective item of the one or more items associated with a respective bounding box of the one or more bounding boxes;
responsive to a confidence score of the one or more confidence scores being lower than a threshold value,
cropping a bounding box associated with the confidence score from the image data; and
applying a further analysis to the cropped bounding box; and
responsive to a confidence score of the one or more confidence scores exceeding the threshold value,
determining one or more item identifiers for the one or more items associated with the change based on the one or more confidence scores or the further analysis; and
updating a contents list associated with the customer based on the determined one or more item identifiers and the detected change.

US Pat. No. 10,599,989

EFFICIENT REDUCTION OF RESOURCES FOR THE SIMULATION OF FERMIONIC HAMILTONIANS ON QUANTUM HARDWARE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A computer-implemented method of reducing a number of qubits required on a quantum computer, the method comprising:characterizing a system in terms of a Hamiltonian, the system including particles and particle modes, wherein the Hamiltonian has a parity symmetry encoded by a first characteristic and a second characteristic for parity operators;
sorting the particle modes on the Hamiltonian, such that a first part of the particle modes corresponds to the first characteristic and a second part of the particle modes corresponds to the second characteristic;
transforming the parity operators utilizing a particle to qubit mapping, wherein the particle to qubit mapping transforms the parity operators to a first qubit operator on a first qubit and a second qubit operator on a second qubit; and
removing the first qubit having been operated on by the first qubit operator and the second qubit having been operated on by the second qubit operator.

US Pat. No. 10,599,650

ENHANCEMENTS FOR FORWARD JOINS EXPRESSING RELATIONSHIPS

SAP SE, Walldorf (DE)

1. A computer-implemented method, the method comprising:receiving, by a processor, user inputs defining a database table in a relational database using a database language statement, the database language statement including a statement to create the table and a forward-declared JOIN statement that specifies a name for the table and defines, at a level of the table within the table, an association expressing a relationship between the table being created and at least one other database entity of the relational database;
creating, by the processor, the table including the forward-declared JOIN statement in the relational database, the created table including a declaration of metadata that expresses the relationship between the table being created and at least one other database entity of the relational database;
receiving, by the processor and expressed in the database language, a query statement including a reference to the created table defined to include the association expressing the relationship between the created table and the at least one other database entity, the query statement not explicitly stating the association defined by the forward-declared JOIN statement;
defining a database view in the relational database, using a second database language statement, the second database language statement including a statement to create the view and a forward-declared JOIN statement that specifies a name for the view and defines an association between the view and at least one other database entity of the relational database; and
executing, by the processor, the query statement to generate a query result, the query result generated based on the metadata declared at the creation of the table that expresses the relationship between the created table and the at least one other database entity of the relational database.

US Pat. No. 10,596,055

REUSABLE TRANSPARENT CASKET ASSEMBLY

1. A casket assembly comprising:a vertical side wall box structure having a plurality of panels including opposite longitudinal side panels, a head panel and a foot panel;
a floor structure;
a transparent lid attached to at least one of the plurality of panels of the vertical side wall box structure;
the plurality of panels each including a transparent wall having a top edge, a bottom edge, opposite vertical side edges, an outer surface and an inner surface, and the plurality of panels further including a lower rail attached to the outer surface of the transparent wall and extending down below the bottom edge of the transparent wall;
the plurality of panels, the transparent lid and the floor structure being assembled to enclose a casket interior;
an insert container formed of a material suitable for cremation and being adapted for holding a deceased human body, and the insert container being sized for receipt within the enclosed casket interior; and
at least one of the plurality of panels being separable from the floor structure and movable relative to the floor structure to allow horizontal movement of the insert container into and out from the casket interior without lifting the insert container over the top edge of the panels.

US Pat. No. 10,602,648

TAPE FEEDER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A tape feeder comprising:a tape feeding device configured to feed component supply tape to a component pickup position; and
a cover tape pulling device configured to peel cover tape from a top surface of the component supply tape forward of the component pickup position and pull the cover tape in a direction opposite to the tape feeding direction in accordance with the feeding operation of the component supply tape;
wherein
the cover tape pulling device is configured to pull the cover tape by sandwiching the cover tape peeled from the top surface of the component supply tape between two gears that engage with each other, the cover tape being pulled by the gears being rotated by a gear driving device,
a one-directional clutch that allows only rotation in a forward direction that is a winding direction of the cover tape is provided between, from among the two gears, at least one of the gears and a shaft thereof,
an engaging portion of the one-directional clutch and the gear is configured such that the gear slip rotates in a reverse direction when a specified rotational force or greater in the reverse direction that is greater than a force required to peel the cover tape is applied with respect to the gear, and
an expansion groove is formed in the gear that engages with the one-directional clutch, such that an internal diameter of the gear is elastically deformable.

US Pat. No. 10,602,640

MEMORY COOLERS

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A memory cooler, comprising:a body comprising two pieces that are moveable relative to one another, wherein each piece of the body comprises:
an inlet manifold to receive liquid coolant from a liquid coolant supply line;
an outlet manifold to return the liquid coolant to the liquid coolant supply line; and
a plurality of cold plates extending between the inlet manifold and the outlet manifold such that the liquid coolant is to flow from the inlet manifold to the outlet manifold through interior channels of the cold plates, wherein the plurality of cold plates of a first piece of the body are interleaved with the plurality of cold plates of a second piece of the body such that slots to receive memory modules are defined between adjacent pairs of cold plates.

US Pat. No. 10,602,637

CONVENIENT TWO STEP INNER SLIDING RAIL MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR SERVER SLIDING RAIL ASSEMBLY

Gslide Corporation, New ...

1. A convenient two-step inner sliding rail mounting structure comprises:an outer rail with opposing front and rear ends and configured for mounting to a server rack;
a front bracket and a rear bracket coupled respectively to said front end and said rear end of said outer rail;
said outer rail comprising a base wall, an opposing upper wall, and a lower wall respectively extended from opposing top and bottom sides of said base wall of said outer rail;
an outer rail reinforcement rail comprising a base wall affixed to a back side of said base wall of said outer rail, an opposing upper wall, and a lower rail respectively extended from opposing top and bottom sides of said base wall of said outer rail reinforcement rail, and said outer rail reinforcement rail defining a sliding groove longitudinally extended through opposing front and rear ends thereof; and
an inner sliding rail mounted in said outer rail and slidable forwards and backwards relative to said outer rail, wherein said inner sliding rail is configured to be affixed to a server box;
a spring plate;
a front bracket auxiliary sliding rail having a front end and an opposing rear end, wherein said opposing rear end is slidably inserted into said sliding groove so that said outer rail reinforcement rail is movable back and forth relative to said front bracket auxiliary sliding rail; and
an outer rail pull-out control member comprising a stopper portion adapted for stopping against a front end of the upper wall of said outer rail reinforcement rail, and a press portion connected to a front side of said stopper portion and configured for pressing by a user;
wherein said front bracket at said front end of said outer rail is connected to said front end of said front bracket auxiliary sliding rail with a plurality of first fastening members;
wherein said rear end of said front bracket auxiliary sliding rail is connected with one end of said spring plate by at least one second fastening member, and said spring plate having an opposite end thereof connected with said outer rail pull-out control member by at least one third fastening member; and
wherein said press portion is operable to release said stopper portion from said front end of said upper wall of said outer rail reinforcement rail for allowing said outer rail reinforcement rail to be pulled out of said front bracket auxiliary sliding rail so that said outer rail is pulled out for a distance to expose said front end of said outer rail to an outside of a front end of the server rack to permit insertion of said inner sliding rail into said outer rail.

US Pat. No. 10,602,635

TWO-PHASE FLUID-ACTUATED COOLING DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD

Lockheed Martin Corporati...

1. An electronics circuit card retainer, comprising:a closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder configured to be provided in a slot to hold and retain at least a portion of an electronics circuit card in the slot;
a working fluid disposed within the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder, the working fluid being a predetermined pre-charged amount of working fluid disposed within the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder;
a flow circulator configured to circulate the working fluid within the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder without use of an active fluid delivery system when the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder is expanded against said at least the portion of the electronics circuit card provided in the slot; and
a chassis configured to hold the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder against said at least the portion of the electronics circuit card when the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder is fully in the slot and the electronics circuit card is at least partially in the slot such that the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder is between and in direct contact with the chassis and said at least the portion of the electronics circuit card,
wherein the working fluid is configured to exhibit a liquid phase within a first temperature/pressure range and a vapor phase within a second temperature/pressure range, and
wherein said at least the portion of the electronics circuit card against which the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder is held in direct contact is an entire length of a side surface of the electronics circuit card at a periphery of the electronics circuit card, and
wherein no portion of the closed, pre-charged flexible elongated hollow bladder extends from the slot.

US Pat. No. 10,602,633

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA,...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:a sealable casing having walls defining an interior portion thereof and an opening extending through a wall; and
a circuit board located over the wall of the sealable casing and sealing the opening, the circuit board including:
an insulating body having opposed first and second surfaces;
a first conductor located over the first surface of the insulating body and extending partially over the opening in the sealable casing;
a second conductor at least portion of which extends over the second surface and is exposed to the interior of the sealable casing at the opening, wherein a portion of the second conductor extends between the wall of the sealable casing and the second surface of the insulating body; and
a third conductor extending through the insulating body of the circuit board and electrically connecting the first conductor and the second conductor, the third conductor being in contact with the second conductor at a location of the second conductor between the second surface of the insulating body and the wall of the sealable casing, wherein
the sealable casing includes a recessed portion extending inwardly of the wall thereof around a perimeter of the opening,
the circuit board extends into the recessed portion of the sealable casing, and
an adhesive is provided between the portion of the second conductor and a surface of the recessed portion of the sealable casing, the adhesive contacting the portion of the second conductor and the surface of the recessed portion of the sealable casing.

US Pat. No. 10,602,626

HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR AN INTEGRATED DISPLAY UNIT

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. A housing assembly for a display unit comprising: a first side member extending vertically and comprising a first channel; a second side member extending vertically and comprising a second channel, wherein each of the first side member and the second side member comprise a first raised edge and a second raised edge extending along a first and second side of the first and second side members respectively, and wherein each of the first and second raised edges are configured to receive one or more pieces of cladding in a snap fit;a first horizontal member extending between said first side member and said second side member, wherein said first horizontal member is secured within said first channel and said second channel; a second horizontal member extending between said first side member and said second side member, wherein said first horizontal member is secured within said first channel and said second channel; wherein said display unit comprises an open loop pathway for ambient air, a closed loop pathway for circulating gas, and at least one electronic display; wherein said first horizontal member forms an upper surface of the display unit and said second horizontal member forms a lower surface of the display unit such that said first and second horizontal members define, in part, said closed loop pathway; wherein said first and second side members form exterior surfaces of said display unit and further define, in part, said closed loop pathway; and a cavity forming a portion of said closed loop pathway, wherein said cavity is defined, in part, by the first and second channels of said first and second side members; a storage device located within said cavity; and at least one electronic component for operating the display unit located at said storage device within said cavity; an upper portion extending above said display unit; a frame extending between said display unit and said upper portion; an upper portion housing attached to said frame; an upper cavity defined by said upper portion housing and configured to receive one or more pieces of communications equipment; and a transition area between said upper portion and said display unit; a common intake configured to ingest ambient air for the open loop pathway of said display unit as well as said upper portion; an upper portion aperture located in said upper portion housing and configured to ingest a portion of the ambient air ingested at the common intake; and at least one fan positioned within said upper cavity to draw ambient air through said upper portion aperture.

US Pat. No. 10,602,624

CUMULATIVE SENSOR IN A FOLDABLE DEVICE

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. A foldable device comprising:a first housing portion;
a second housing portion;
a hinge structure joined to the first housing portion and the second housing portion to permit the foldable device to be folded along an axis between an open mode and a closed mode, wherein the hinge structure is configured as a touch sensor;
a plurality of touch sensors disposed along the first housing portion and the second housing portion;
a module implemented at least partially in hardware and configured to:
determine touch sensor physical proximity between the plurality of touch sensors disposed along the first housing portion and the second housing portion;
responsive to the touch sensor physical proximity not being less than a threshold, determine that the foldable device is in the open mode and cause the foldable device to be operated in a single sensor mode; and
responsive to the touch sensor physical proximity being less than the threshold, determine that the foldable device is in the closed mode and cause the foldable device to be operated in a cumulative sensor mode, wherein the cumulative sensor mode corresponds to at least two touch sensors of the plurality of touch sensors other than the hinge structure being combined and mapped to one or more gestures, wherein at least one gesture of the one or more gestures utilizes the hinge structure.

US Pat. No. 10,602,620

LAMINATE FOR PRINTED WIRING BOARD, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PRINTED WIRING BOARD, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC DEVICE

1. A laminate for a printed circuit board,wherein the laminate is used in a printed circuit board manufacturing method that includes a step of forming a circuit by any one of a semi-additive method, a partly additive method, a modified semi-additive method, and an embedding method, and
wherein the laminate includes an insulating resin substrate, a metal layer 1 and a metal layer 2 in this order, and when a cross section parallel to a thickness direction of the laminate is processed by means of ion milling and the cross section of the metal layer 1 and the metal layer 2 is observed with EBSD (Electron Backscatter Diffraction), in the cross section, each of the metal layer 1 and the metal layer 2 has one or a plurality of crystal grains, and an area ratio of a total area of at least one crystal grain of which a difference in angle of a <100> crystal direction from a perpendicular of the cross section is 15° or less from among the one or plurality of crystal grains of the metal layer 1 and the one or plurality of crystal grains of the metal layer 2 to a total area of the one or plurality of crystal grains in the metal layer 1 and the one or plurality of crystal grains in the metal layer 2 is 15% or higher and less than 97%.

US Pat. No. 10,602,613

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Omron Corporation, Kyoto...

1. An electronic device comprising:an insulating base mounted on a mounted portion;
a planar terminal provided so as to extend from an outer side surface to a bottom surface edge of the insulating base, and cause electrical continuity between the outer side surface and the bottom surface edge of the insulating base;
a cover fitted to the insulating base and covering the planar terminal; and
a sealant sealing a gap between the outer side surface of the insulating base and an inner circumferential surface of the cover,
wherein a solder pool is formed in a position surrounded by the mounted portion and the planar terminal at the bottom surface edge of the insulating base.

US Pat. No. 10,602,608

CIRCUIT BOARD

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

1. A circuit board, comprising:a flexible wiring board having a plurality of layers laminated therein, including wiring layers and insulating layers, the wiring board having three sections arranged in a lengthwise direction of the wiring board: a first section in one end, a second section in a middle, and a third section in another end, the first section having a cavity or cutout in a plan view,
a metal reinforcing member embedded in the cavity or cutout of the wiring board in the first section;
a first resin layer that is formed on a bottom surface of the wiring board in the first section and that is selectively formed on a bottom of the reinforcement member, the first resin layer being absent on the wiring board in the second and third sections;
a second resin layer that is formed on a top surface of the wiring board in the first section and that selectively covers a top surface the reinforcement member, the second resin layer being absent on the wiring board in the second and third sections;
a first wiring layer that is provided on the first resin layer and that is electrically connected to the wiring board in the first section; and
a second wiring layer that is provided on the second resin layer and that is electrically connected to the wiring board in the first section,
wherein the metal reinforcing member has one of a plate shape and a frame shape in the plan view, and
wherein the first section of the wiring board is positioned closer to the first wiring layer than to the second wiring layer in the vertical direction.

US Pat. No. 10,602,606

RADIO-FREQUENCY ANTENNA, RADIO-FREQUENCY SUBSTRATE WITH RADIO-FREQUENCY ANTENNA, AND PRODUCTION METHOD

SCHWEIZER ELECTRONIC AG, ...

1. A method for producing a radio-frequency antenna in a conductor structural element with a layer construction, comprising the following steps:providing a rigid carrier having an outer underside and a top side;
defining an antenna assignment section on the rigid carrier;
applying at least one electrically insulating layer with a recess in such a way that the antenna assignment section is exposed;
placing a radio-frequency substrate above the antenna assignment section with formation of a cavity between the rigid carrier and the radio-frequency substrate;
aligning and fixing the radio-frequency substrate relative to the rigid carrier;
laminating the layer construction such that resin material of the at least one electrically insulating layer liquefies and encloses the radio-frequency substrate with the cavity being left free;
cutting the antenna assignment section out of the rigid carrier from the outer underside of the rigid carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,602,598

DIMMING CIRCUIT FOR LED LAMP

Self Electronics Co., Ltd...

1. A dimming circuit for an LED lamp, electrically connected to the LED load, comprising:a constant voltage source for supplying power to the LED load;
a switching tube connected in series with the LED load at the output end of the constant voltage source, and a dimming level of the LED load is realized through on and off of the switching tube;
a short circuit detecting circuit, wherein an input end of the short circuit detecting circuit is electrically connected to the constant voltage source for detecting an output voltage of the power supply circuit to obtain a short circuit voltage signal;
a signal processing circuit, wherein an input end of the signal processing circuit is electrically connected to an output end of the short circuit detecting circuit, used for calculating whether or not a short circuit condition occurs, and is capable of timing control detecting a short circuit recovery of the LED load in an event of a short circuit;
a driving circuit electrically connected to an output end of the signal processing circuit and the switching tube, used for driving the switching tube to be turned on or off according to a control signal of the signal processing circuit to perform PWM dimming on the LED load under normal conditions, and driving the switching tube to be turned off for short circuit protection in a case of a short circuit, and driving the switching tube is turned off to achieve short circuit protection, and driving the switching tube to be turned on temporarily to detect a recovery condition when it is necessary to detect an elimination condition of the short circuit of the LED load,
and wherein
the constant voltage source includes a flyback transformer, a power management chip, a first rectifying and filtering circuit, and a second rectifying and filtering circuit;
the flyback transformer includes a first primary coil, a second primary coil, and secondary coil;
one end of the first primary coil is electrically connected to an external power source, and other end of the first primary coil is electrically connected to a control end of the power management chip;
both ends of the secondary coil are electrically connected to the input end of the first rectifying and filtering circuit, and the driving circuit is connected to the output end of the first rectifying and filtering circuit, and an signal input end of the driving circuit is electrically connected to the output end of the signal processing circuit, and an drive output end of the driving circuit is electrically connected to the switching tube;
both ends of the second primary coil are electrically connected to the input end of the second rectifying and filtering circuit;
two power supply ends of the power management chip are respectively electrically connected to the external power source and the output end of the second rectifying and filtering circuit; the input end of the short circuit detecting circuit is connected to the output end of the second rectifying and filtering circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,602,597

SOLID-STATE LIGHTING WITH A REDUCED TEMPORAL LIGHT ARTIFACT

ALEDDRA INC., Renton, WA...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire, comprising:one or more LED arrays;
at least one full-wave rectifier configured to couple to alternate-current (AC) mains and convert a line voltage from the AC mains into a first direct-current (DC) voltage;
at least one input filter coupled to the at least one full-wave rectifier, the at least one input filter configured to suppress an electromagnetic interference (EMI) noise;
a power switching converter comprising a first control device configured to correct a power factor, a transformer comprising a primary winding and a secondary winding, a first ground reference, a second ground reference electrically isolated from the first ground reference, a first electronic switch controlled by the first control device, a first at least one current sensing resistor coupled between the first electronic switch and the first ground reference, and at least one rectifier circuit coupled to the secondary winding, wherein the power switching converter is coupled to the at least one full-wave rectifier via the at least one input filter and configured to convert the first DC voltage into a second DC voltage via the transformer and the at least one rectifier circuit; and
an LED driving circuit comprising a second control device, a second electronic switch, an inductor with current charging and discharging controlled by the second electronic switch, a first diode coupled between the second electronic switch and the second ground reference, a second at least one current sensing resistor coupled between the second electronic switch and the second control device, and an output capacitor connected between the inductor and the second ground reference, wherein the LED driving circuit is coupled to the at least one rectifier circuit and configured to convert the second DC voltage into a third DC voltage with an LED driving current to drive the one or more LED arrays with a flicker-reduced light emission,
wherein:
the second electronic switch is configured to modulate the second DC voltage at a switching frequency controlled by the second control device; and
the LED driving circuit is further configured to output a reduced low-frequency current ripple to drive the one or more LED arrays.

US Pat. No. 10,602,592

RETROFIT SMART HOME CONTROLLER DEVICE WITH POWER SUPPLY MODULE, CHARGER AND DOCK

KLEVERNESS INCORPORATED, ...

1. A smart home controller device for controlling a lighting device, which operates with two wires of an electrical installation and can be installed in a standard electrical box, characterized in that comprises:a first low power module;
a charger module;
a second low power module;
a high power module; and
a wireless controller;
wherein the first low power module is used when the lighting device is a smart lighting device, and energizes the charger module, which provides power to a battery of the wireless controller;
wherein the wireless controller wirelessly sends and receives signals from the smart lighting device to control its operation and monitor its status;
wherein the second low power module is used when the lighting device is a conventional lighting device, and provides power to the wireless controller when the lighting device is ON;
wherein the high power module is used to control the switching ON, OFF and dimming of the conventional lighting device.

US Pat. No. 10,602,589

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A system for managing environmental conditions within a physical structure, the system comprising:at least one commissioned unit configured to transmit a coded light signal comprising one or more identification codes;
an environment control device configured to receive the coded light signal from the at least one commissioned unit, to detect user input indicating one or more preferred environmental conditions, and to transmit an environment control request comprising the one or more preferred environmental conditions;
one or more processors executing an environment manager module configured to receive the environment control request, to generate an environment control command using the control request, and to transmit the environment control command to the commissioned unit, wherein the commissioned unit is further configured to alert any commissioned units with which it is linked, of changes in its own operational status and changes in the status of a zone with which it is associated; and
one or more processors executing a commissioning module configured to: localize one or more devices, the localization comprising mapping each device to at least one physical location within the physical structure; associate, in a first memory, at least one of the one or more devices with a first commissioned unit; and link the first commissioned unit with a second commissioned unit, the linking comprising associating, in a second memory, the first and second commissioned units.

US Pat. No. 10,602,588

AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE LIGHT SHOW

INTEL CORPORATION, Santa...

1. A luminous intensity compensator, comprising:a light source;
a sensor, configured to receive sensor information representing a position of the light source, and to output sensor data representing the position of the light source;
one or more processors, configured to:
determine from the sensor data a distance between the light source and a reference point;
determine a loss factor of a wavelength based on the determined distance between the light source and the reference point;
determine a compensated luminous intensity to yield a target luminous intensity of the wavelength after luminous intensity reduction due to the loss factor;
output control data to control the light source to emit the wavelength at the compensated luminous intensity.

US Pat. No. 10,602,587

LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM HAVING A VISIBLE LIGHT SENSOR

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A sensor comprising:a visible light sensing circuit configured to record an image of a space;
a communication circuit configured to transmit and receive digital messages;
a low-energy occupancy sensing circuit configured to detect occupancy conditions in the space; and
a control circuit configured to disable the visible light sensing circuit when the space is vacant, the control circuit configured to detect an occupancy condition in the space in response to the low-energy occupancy sensing circuit and to subsequently enable the visible light sensing circuit, wherein the control circuit is configured to transmit a digital message indicating the occupancy condition via the communication circuit after detecting the occupancy condition in the space in response to the low-energy occupancy sensing circuit, the control circuit further configured to transmit a second digital message indicating a vacancy condition via the communication circuit after detecting the vacancy condition in the space in response to the visible light sensing circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,602,586

STANDBY POWER CONSUMPTION CONTROL DEVICE FOR LIGHTING SYSTEM

Self Electronics Co., Ltd...

1. A standby power consumption control device for lighting system, the standby power consumption control device comprisingpower factor correction module (1);
first functional module (2) for assisting in improving a power factor, the first functional module (2) being located at an output end of a rectifier module (6) of the lighting system and electrically connected to the power factor correction module (1);
second functional module (3) for assisting in improving a power factor, the second functional module (3) being electrically connected to an output end of the power factor correction module (1);
characterized in that:
the standby power consumption control device further comprising a control module (4) electrically connected to the first functional module (2), the second functional module (3), and the power factor correction module (1);
the control module (4) controls the first functional module (2), the second functional module (3), and the power factor correction module (1) to be synchronously turned on or off according to a working state of the lighting system.

US Pat. No. 10,602,581

LIGHTING SYSTEM

1. A lighting system comprising:a controlling device configured to receive an electrical signal from mains electricity, operate in one of a normal mode and a transition mode, enter the transition mode upon receiving a tuning signal, and enter the normal mode after a predetermined period of time has elapsed since a latest receipt of the tuning signal; and
a lighting device connected to said controlling device and including a plurality of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), said lighting device being configured to receive a control signal from said controlling device, and to set a color temperature of light emitted by said LEDs according to waveform of the control signal;
wherein said controlling device is configured, in the normal mode, to continuously output the electrical signal as the control signal, and in the transition mode, to generate a modified signal by modifying the electrical signal according to the tuning signal and to continuously output the modified signal as the control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,602,576

OPERATION OF AN ILLUMINANT BY MEANS OF A RESONANT CONVERTER

1. An operating device for loads in the form of an illuminant, comprising:a clocked converter (B), in the form of an LLC circuit, comprising a switching element (20),
a control unit (C) for switching the switching element (20) at an operating frequency, wherein
the operating frequency of the converter (B) is modulated by forward or feedforward control, and wherein a nominal value for the operating frequency is first calculated before the operating frequency of the converter (B) is modulated by forward or feedforward control and wherein the converter (B) is connected to an output of a PFC circuit (A) and is supplied with a bus voltage (Vbus) generated by the PFC circuit (A), wherein an operating frequency of the PFC circuit (A) is frequency-modulated, in a sweep mode, when the bus voltage (Vbus) is a DC voltage and wherein a sweep mode of the LLC circuit is activated if a desired electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) improvement, caused by a ripple of the sweep mode of the PFC circuit, is insufficient, and the sweep mode is selectively provided such that it is connected or amplified only when a low light power is requested and if the ripple in the voltage of the PFC circuit does not itself result in a frequency sweep of the LLC circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,602,574

DRIVER CIRCUITS WITH MULTIPLE RECTIFIERS

1. An enclosure comprising:one or more doors that, when closed, seal the enclosure;
at least one compartment that is sealed when the one or more doors are closed;
a storage device configured to store a substance for sustaining one or more living things;
a dispenser configured to dispense the substance into the at least one compartment at a predetermined rate;
a power unit comprising:
a first full bridge rectifier configured to receive power from an alternating current (AC) power source, the first full bridge rectifier having direct current (DC) output nodes;
a second full bridge rectifier configured to receive power from the AC power source, the second full bridge rectifier having DC output nodes, wherein the second full bridge rectifier is coupled to receive AC power in series with the first full bridge rectifier;
a first set of light emitting diodes coupled to the DC output nodes of the first full bridge rectifier; and
a second set of light emitting diodes coupled to the DC output nodes of the second full bridge rectifier; and
a control unit configured to control switching elements to selectively power on and power off different AC loads of the enclosure while the power unit remains powered on;
wherein each of the switching elements is configured to couple a corresponding AC load in series with the first full bridge rectifier and the second full bridge rectifier of the power unit; and
wherein at least one of the first set of light emitting diodes or the second set of light emitting diodes is configured to provide light within the compartment.

US Pat. No. 10,602,564

USER EQUIPMENT AND CONTROL CHANNEL MONITORING METHOD THEREOF, NETWORK NODE AND CONTROL CHANNEL CONFIGURATION AND TRANSMISSION METHOD THEREOF

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A network node, comprising:a communication interface arranged for wireless communication,
one or more processors, and
a memory including instructions which, when executed by said one or more, processors, cause said network node to:
configure first control information of a first type of control channel, which indicates first data required by a user equipment UE in a first state on a data channel; and configure second control information of a second type of control channel, which indicates second data required by the UE in a second state on the data channel, wherein the first data required by the UE in the first state comprises configuration information of the second type of control channel before the UE enters the second state from the first state; and
transmit only the first control information on the first type of control channel to the UE, when the UE is in the first state; and transmit only the second control information on the second type of control channel to the UE, when the UE enters the second state from the first state.

US Pat. No. 10,602,562

ESTABLISHING COMMUNICATION SESSIONS BY DOWNGRADING

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

1. An originating user equipment (UE) comprising:a processor; and
memory storing computer-executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the originating UE to:
receive user input requesting to establish a communication session that supports an exchange of (i) voice content via a voice media stream and (ii) text content via a real time text (RTT) media stream;
send, over a telecommunications network, a session request to establish the communication session;
receive, over the telecommunications network, a response to the session request;
determine that the response to the session request indicates at least one of (i) an inability to establish the communication session, or (ii) an ability to establish the communication session without support for the exchange of the text content via the RTT media stream;
establish, without user intervention, a new communication session or a downgraded version of the communication session, wherein the new communication session or the downgraded version of the communication session does not support the exchange of the text content via the RTT media stream and instead supports an exchange of the non-voice content via an alternate form of text messaging, the alternate form of text messaging being a form of text messaging different from RTT; and
display, on a display of the originating UE, a visual notification indicating a lack of support for the exchange of the text content via the RTT media stream.

US Pat. No. 10,602,557

DISCOVERING AND PROTECTING DATA STREAMS IN MULTI-PATH COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENTS

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A method comprising:with a sink node adapted to receive data via a peer-to-peer communication path and a different, second communication path to a source node, the second communication path not including the wireless peer-to-peer protocol communication path:
selecting at least a portion of the second communication path to the sink node;
determining whether the second communication path is secure; and
if the second communication path is determined to be secure, then accepting connections via the second communication path.

US Pat. No. 10,602,547

WIRELESS DEVICE, AN ACCESS POINT AND RESPECTIVE METHODS PERFORMED THEREBY FOR COMMUNICATING WITH THE OTHER

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for communicating with a wireless device in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) employing contention-based access to a channel, the method comprising:determining one or more Clear Channel Assessment Thresholds (CCATs) for data to be transmitted to the wireless device, wherein each CCAT is associated with a particular Quality of Service (QoS) category of the data;
determining whether the channel is busy or free based on the determined one or more CCATs and based on signals or energy detected on the channel; and
based on determining that the channel is free, transmitting the data to the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,602,538

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a signal by a user equipment (UE) configured with a plurality of cells, the method comprising:receiving a first uplink-downlink subframe configuration for enhanced interface mitigation and traffic adaptation (eIMTA) fallback, contained in a system information block type 1 (SIB 1), indicating that a first uplink subframe is a subframe which corresponds to one of uplink subframes;
receiving a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) reference configuration for the eIMTA fallback indicating that the first uplink subframe is a subframe which corresponds to one of downlink subframes;
performing blind decoding on a downlink grant by assuming a first uplink subframe of a first cell with a time division duplex (TDD) frame structure among the plurality of cells as a virtual downlink subframe; and
receiving downlink data via a second cell, residing on an unlicensed band, among a plurality of the cells, when the downlink grant for the second cell is detected during the blind decoding.

US Pat. No. 10,602,536

BEACON-AWARE CO-EXISTENCE IN SHARED SPECTRUM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. An access point for managing operation over a communication medium shared between Radio Access Technologies (RATs), comprising:a first transceiver configured in accordance with a first RAT and configured to monitor the medium for first RAT signaling being exchanged between neighboring devices of the access point;
a processor and memory configured to:
determine a utilization metric associated with utilization of the medium by the first RAT signaling,
determine a beacon schedule associated with the first RAT signaling exchanged between the neighboring devices on the first RAT based on the monitoring, and
set one or more parameters of a Time Division Multiplexed (TDM) communication pattern based on the utilization metric and the beacon schedule; and
a second transceiver configured in accordance with a second RAT and configured to cycle between activated periods and deactivated periods of communication over the medium in accordance with the TDM communication pattern,
wherein the RAT signaling exchanged by the one or more other access terminals includes RAT signaling that is not directly detectable by the access point.

US Pat. No. 10,602,525

MULTIPLEXING UES WITH DIFFERENT TDD CONFIGURATIONS AND SOME TECHNIQUES TO MITIGATE UE-TO-UE AND BASE STATION-TO-BASE STATION INTERFERENCE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

9. A method of wireless communication, comprising:advertising a physical random access channel (PRACH) configuration that has PRACH resources comprising only subframes that are pre-defined uplink subframes for time division duplex (TDD) configurations available at a base station or a subset of the TDD configurations, the PRACH configuration being unavailable in legacy user equipments (UEs); and when a contention-based PRACH process is used:
scheduling a random access response and a contention resolution message of the PRACH process on downlink subframes such that a corresponding scheduled transmission and an acknowledgement (ACK) message for the contention resolution message are transmitted on subframes that are the pre-defined uplink subframes for the time division duplex (TDD) configurations available at the base station or the subset of the TDD configurations available at the base station; or
defining a new timeline for the scheduled transmission and the ACK message for the contention resolution message, the new timeline including transmissions on subframes that are the pre-defined uplink subframes for the TDD configurations available at the base station or the subset of the TDD configurations available at the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,602,524

RESOURCE SCHEDULING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE COOPERATIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND NODE OF VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE COOPERATIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A resource scheduling method for a vehicle infrastructure cooperative communication system, applied to a scheduling platform in the vehicle infrastructure cooperative communication system, comprising:receiving node position information from nodes of the vehicle infrastructure cooperative communication system;
calculating a distance between any two nodes among the nodes of the vehicle infrastructure cooperative communication system in accordance with the node position information, and determining a movement trend between the any two nodes, the movement trend indicating that the distance decreases, remains unchanged or increases;
in the case that the movement trend indicates that the distance decreases or increases, determining whether or not spatial-multiplexed time-frequency resources are capable of being used for the any two nodes in accordance with the distance between the any two nodes and the movement trend, so as to acquire a determination result;
in the case that the movement trend indicates that the distance increases and a current distance between the first node and the second node is greater than a predetermined spatial multiplexing distance threshold, determining that the spatial-multiplexed time-frequency resources are capable of being used for the first node and the second node, otherwise determining that the spatial-multiplexed time-frequency resources are incapable of being used for the first node and the second node; and
in the case that the movement trend indicates that the distance decreases and the current distance between the first node and the second node is greater than a first sum, determining that the spatial-multiplexed time-frequency resources are capable of being used for the first node and the second node, otherwise determining that the spatial-multiplexed time-frequency resources are incapable of being used for the first node and the second node, the first sum being a sum of the spatial multiplexing distance threshold and a predetermined buffer distance; and
allocating available time-frequency resources for the nodes of the vehicle infrastructure cooperative communication system in accordance with the determination result.

US Pat. No. 10,602,521

HIGH SPEED WIRELESS DATA NETWORK

AirVine Scientific, Inc.,...

1. A communication network, comprising:a plurality of nodes capable of wirelessly communicating with each other by way of millimeter-wave signals, wherein the nodes are configured to communicate with each other by transmitting or receiving one or more millimeter-wave beams through a physical obstruction that attenuates the millimeter-wave beams passing therethrough, wherein each of the nodes includes:
a first phased array antenna configured to transmit a first millimeter-wave beam through the physical obstruction;
a second phased array antenna configured to receive a second millimeter-wave beam through the physical obstruction; and
wherein the first phased array antenna and the second phased array antenna are each configured, respectively, to mitigate path loss experienced by the first and second millimeter-wave beams passing through the physical obstruction.

US Pat. No. 10,602,519

BANDWIDTH PART SWITCHING

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a user equipment, UE, for switching between an active bandwidth part, BWP, and a target BWP, each of the respective BWPs comprising at least one resource block for use by the UE, the method comprising:receiving a resource allocation field in a downlink control information in the active BWP, the resource allocation field comprising information bits for allocating the at least one resource block in the target BWP;
interpreting the resource allocation information bits based on a target BWP resource allocation type, the target BWP resource allocation type being determined in dependence of a relationship between the at least one resource block for the target BWP and at least one resource block of the active BWP, the relationship corresponding to a difference in a number of information bits in the resource allocation field of the downlink control information in the active BWP compared to a number of information bits in a resource allocation field for the target BWP, the target BWP resource allocation type indicating whether the information bits comprise one of:
a bitmap corresponding to at least one resource block group; and
an integer value corresponding to a starting position and a length of the allocation; and
switching to the target BWP for one of a transmission and reception on the allocated target BWP resource blocks.

US Pat. No. 10,602,508

LTE-DIRECT COMMUNICATION FOR VEHICLE-TO-VEHICLE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, the method comprising:determining K subsets of a resource pool comprising time-frequency resources, the determination made by partitioning a time period of the time-frequency resources into the K subsets, each subset including K grid elements, the K grid elements formed by partitioning frequency resources of each subset into K frequency ranges, each grid element of the K grid elements including a total of K sub-elements;
selecting one subset of the K subsets of the resource pool; and
transmitting a message using K sub-elements of the selected subset, wherein a value for K is 4, wherein the time-frequency resources are divided into a 4×4 grid having 4 subsets, each subset having 4 grid elements, each grid element having 4 sub-elements, wherein each of the subelements used to transmit the message are within distinct grid elements, wherein time-frequency resources are divided into a K*K grid of floor (Nt/k) sub-frames and floor (Nf/k) resource blocks (RBs) each, where Nt is a number of sub-frames and Nf is a number of physical resource blocks (PRBs) in an available frequency bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 10,602,502

HARQ PROCESS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, a radio resource control message comprising a periodicity parameter indicating a number of symbols;
receiving a downlink control information indicating activation of a periodic resource allocation, wherein the downlink control information comprises one or more fields indicating a numerology; and
transmitting a transport block associated with a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) process identifier via radio resources associated with the periodic resource allocation, wherein the HARQ identifier is based on the numerology and the number of symbols.

US Pat. No. 10,602,498

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNALING DIFFERENT SHORT TTI (TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVAL) BAND IN SHORTENED TTI IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a first UE (User Equipment), comprising:the first UE is configured with TTI(s) (Transmission Time Interval) shorter than one subframe, wherein there are X TTIs in one subframe and X is an integer larger than one;
the first UE receives a DCI (Downlink Control Information) which indicates resource allocation for first resources and second resources, wherein there are X TTIs in the first resources and there are Y TTIs in the second resources, and wherein Y is an integer larger than one and is different than X.

US Pat. No. 10,602,497

SIGNALING PROCESSING METHOD, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A signaling processing method comprising:generating, by a base station, a downlink assignment index (DAI) value for a first downlink subframe on a first component in which a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) is to be sent, and the first downlink subframe is in a downlink subframe set,
wherein the DAI value is generated based on a subframe amount Lij that indicates an accumulative number of downlink subframes on all component carriers in which the PDCCH is to be sent, up to the first component carrier and the first downlink subframe, first in ascending order of a component carrier index and then in ascending order of a downlink subframe index; and
sending, by the base station, the PDCCH to a user equipment, wherein the PDCCH carries the DAI value.

US Pat. No. 10,602,495

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), data in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a first uplink grant for a logical channel group (LCG) and a first LCG indicator of the LCG,
wherein the LCG is included in a plurality of LCGs having available data for transmission;
generating a Medium Access Control Protocol Data Unit (MAC PDU) containing only data of the LCG indicated by the first LCG indicator;
performing a logical channel prioritization procedure based on the data of the LCG contained in the MAC PDU; and
transmitting the MAC PDU using the first uplink grant,
wherein the first uplink grant and the first LCG indicator are received through a Downlink Control Information (DCI) included in a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH), and
wherein the DCI further includes a second uplink grant for another LCG and a second LCG indicator of the another LCG.

US Pat. No. 10,602,490

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

2. A base station apparatus configured to communicate with a terminal apparatus, the base station apparatus comprising:a radio resource controller configured to and/or programmed to
configure, based on a radio resource control (RRC) signaling, a first downlink control channel set and a second downlink control channel set for downlink control channel monitoring,
configure a reception type of the first downlink control channel set and a reception type of the second downlink control channel set with a localized reception type or a distributed reception type, the reception type of the first downlink control channel set and the reception type of the second downlink control channel set being configured with a same reception type;
a transmitter configured to and/or programmed to transmit a downlink control channel based on the first downlink control channel set and the second downlink control channel set, a first uplink control channel resource offset being configured by the RRC signaling for the first downlink control channel set, and a second uplink control channel resource offset being configured by the RRC signaling for the second downlink control channel set; and
a receiver configured to and/or programmed to receive a hybrid automatic repeat request-acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) for a downlink shared channel transmission indicated by a detection of the downlink control channel, the HARQ-ACK being received using an uplink control channel resource, wherein
each of the first downlink control channel set and the second downlink control channel set consists of a plurality of physical resource blocks,
in a case that the downlink control channel is in the first downlink control channel set, the uplink control channel resource is determined based on at least a lowest control channel element index used to construct the downlink control channel and the first uplink control channel resource offset,
in a case that the downlink control channel is in the second downlink control channel set, the uplink control channel resource is determined based on at least a lowest control channel element index used to construct the downlink control channel and the second uplink control channel resource offset.

US Pat. No. 10,602,489

SELF-CONTAINED UPLINK FOR REDUCED DURATION TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVAL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication comprising:receiving an uplink grant that schedules data during an uplink resource allocation comprising a two-symbol transmission time interval (TTI), the uplink grant comprising an indication of a number of symbol periods between one symbol of the TTI scheduled for a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS) and a subsequent two-symbol TTI scheduled for data;
determining, based at least in part on the uplink grant that schedules the data, that the DM-RS is scheduled to be transmitted in the one symbol of the two-symbol TTI; and
transmitting the DM-RS in the one symbol of the two-symbol TTI and data in the subsequent two-symbol TTI according to the uplink grant.

US Pat. No. 10,602,480

PAGING METHOD AND DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A paging method, comprising:obtaining, by a first access network device, a first paging parameter group used for paging a terminal device, wherein the first paging parameter group comprises a terminal identifier (ID) that is calculated using an international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) of the terminal device, wherein the IMSI uniquely identifies the terminal device, wherein the first paging parameter group further comprises at least one of a first paging ID or a dedicated discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle, wherein the first paging ID is assigned by a core network device to the terminal device based on the IMSI of the terminal device when the terminal device establishes a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection, wherein the dedicated DRX cycle is determined by the terminal device, and wherein the first paging parameter group is obtained by either:
obtaining, by the first access network device in a first time period, the first paging parameter group used for paging the terminal device from the terminal device, wherein the first time period is a time period before the terminal device switches from a connected mode to a light connected mode, and wherein the first access network device is an access network device to which the terminal device is connected to when entering the light connected mode or an idle mode; or
obtaining, by the first access network device in a second time period, the first paging parameter group used for paging the terminal device from the core network device, wherein the terminal device is in the light connected mode or the idle mode in the second time period;
wherein the first paging parameter group is obtained by:
sending, by the first access network device, a paging parameter request message to the core network device in the second time period, wherein the paging parameter request message carries information used to identify the terminal device; and
receiving, by the first access network device, first S1 interface signaling from the core network device, wherein the first S1 interface signaling carries the first paging parameter group;
generating, by the first access network device, a paging message for the terminal device based on the first paging parameter group; and
sending, by the first access network device, the paging message to the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,601,777

DATA INSPECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

CORRATA LIMITED, Blackro...

1. A method performed by a user device for data inspection, the user device comprising at least one network interface, a network stack, an Application Layer residing on the stack, a VPN component residing on said network stack and being configured for bi-directional routing between applications in said Application Layer and external servers, and said VPN component including a policy manager,the method comprising the VPN component:
receiving data traffic and routing it in a manner to mimic a VPN client to or from destination servers directly, without a virtual private network server,
operating as a connection traffic forwarding bi-directional pipeline with traffic identification and with traffic manipulation,
performing deep packet inspection,
tagging network traffic with information from a device Internet Layer and a device Transport Layer, and with information decoded from device Application Layerprotocols,
altering network traffic including performing traffic re-direction, dropping, termination, content change, throttling and/or change of encryption, and
requesting, with the policy manager, a full or partial policy from a policy server.

US Pat. No. 10,601,139

CONTRAWOUND HELICAL ANTENNA APPARATUS AND METHOD

The Johns Hopkins Univers...

1. A communications device comprising:a processor;
a transceiver operably coupled to the processor and configured to send data to the processor or receive data from the processor;
a switching network operably coupled to the processor and the transceiver; and
an antenna assembly, the antenna assembly being operably coupled to the switching network;
wherein the antenna assembly comprises:
a first conductor formed into a first helical structure wound around a central axis, the first helical structure having a first coil sense, a first conductor proximal end, and a first conductor distal end;
a second conductor formed into a second helical structure wound around the central axis, the second helical structure having a second coil sense opposite the first coil sense, a second conductor proximal end, and a second conductor distal end, wherein the first conductor distal end is adjacent the second conductor proximal end;
a first ground plane disposed adjacent to the first conductor proximal end;
a second ground plane disposed adjacent to the first conductor distal end and adjacent to the second conductor proximal end; and
a third ground plane disposed adjacent the second conductor distal end,
wherein the processor is configured to operate the switching network to cause the switching network to control a direction and a polarization of an antenna beam of the antenna assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,600,422

VOICE RECOGNITION DEVICE CONFIGURED TO START VOICE RECOGNITION IN RESPONSE TO USER INSTRUCTION

TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAI...

1. A voice recognition device comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to
store in the memory, digital voice data corresponding to a voice signal input through a voice input unit;
recognize a spoken voice utterance from the voice data after a voice input start instruction is received;
based on a time interval from a time when the voice input start instruction is received to a time when the voice signal is input via the voice input unit, determine whether to correct a first word of the recognized voice utterance immediately after the time interval; and
upon determining to correct the first word, replace the first word with another word that is related to a second word of the voice utterance that is subsequent to the first word.

US Pat. No. 10,598,454

MAGAZINE ADAPTER

American Tactical, Inc., ...

1. A magazine adapter for use in a firearm, the magazine adapter comprising a magazine adapter body configured to be bottom-fed and detachably received within a magazine well on the firearm, wherein the magazine adapter includes:a) the magazine adapter body having a bottom panel defining a hole therethrough, an upwardly extending first panel and an upwardly extending second panel defining a channel therebetween and in communication with the bottom panel hole, wherein the hole and channel are proportioned to slidably receive a magazine therein,
wherein the second panel defines a recess configured to engage a firearm magazine catch on the firearm when the magazine adapter body is received within the magazine well and wherein the magazine adapter body is configured to detach from the magazine well when the firearm magazine catch is actuated, and
wherein the first panel includes an adapter magazine catch configured to releasably engage the magazine when the magazine is received within the magazine adapter channel; and
b) a magazine release coupled to the adapter magazine catch, wherein the adapter magazine catch is configured to disengage from the magazine when the magazine release is actuated, wherein the magazine release comprises a pin adapted to be received within a slot defined within the first panel, wherein a first end of the pin is coupled to the adapter magazine catch and a second end of the pin extends outwardly from the bottom panel, and wherein the pin includes a notch located an intermediate distance between the first and second ends, and wherein the first panel includes a post fixedly secured within the first panel and positioned within a portion of the notch, whereby the magnitude of actuation of the pin is constrained by the post in the notch, wherein actuation of the pin at the second end drives the first end from a first position to a second position to translate the adapter magazine catch and disengage the adapter magazine catch from the magazine.

US Pat. No. 10,602,647

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELD COMPONENT AND WIRE HARNESS

AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES...

1. An electromagnetic shield component comprising:a tube that is electrically conductive and has an internal space through which an electrical wire is to be inserted, wherein the tube includes:
a first half-split tube that has a half-split tubular shape and has two first ends in a circumferential direction;
a second half-split tube that has a half-split tubular shape and has two second ends in the circumferential direction that are provided so as to face the two first ends of the first half-split tube in the circumferential direction; and
a plurality of connectors that contain a crystal refining agent, and are provided between, and are welded to, the two first ends of the first half-split tube in the circumferential direction and the two second ends of the second half-split tube in the circumferential direction.

US Pat. No. 10,602,645

SHIELDING PORTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A flexible display apparatus, comprising:a cover glass element;
a driver integrated circuit (D-IC);
a mandrel portion;
a shaft portion;
a panel, positioned between the cover glass element and the D-IC, and comprising an inner panel layer that wraps around at least a portion of the mandrel portion to form a bending portion of the panel, the panel attached on either side on the shaft portion;
a shielding layer positioned around the inner panel layer and configured to inhibit electromagnetic signals through the bending portion;
a coating layer over the shielding layer; and
a second coating layer, wherein the second coating layer is positioned between the shielding layer and the inner panel layer.

US Pat. No. 10,602,644

CHASSIS STRUCTURE

LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUAN...

1. A chassis structure, comprising:a box body, comprising:
a main plate comprising a hollow region and a bent component adjoining to the hollow region, wherein the bent component comprises a folded edge connected to the hollow region, a first sub-bent component and a second sub-bent component connected to the first sub-bent component, wherein the first sub-bent component comprises a bent body and the second sub-bent component comprises an overlapping portion, and the overlapping portion overlaps with the bent body of the first sub-bent component; and a plurality of side plates surrounding a periphery of the main plate and defining an accommodating space;
wherein the first sub-bent component comprises a first folded edge connected to the hollow region, and the second sub-bent component comprises a second folded edge connected to the first sub-bent component; and
wherein the bent body has an opening.

US Pat. No. 10,602,639

EXTENSION PORTION OF HEATSINK ABOVE A PROCESSING COMPONENT

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A cooling system within a server including processing components, the cooling system comprising:a first heatsink positioned above a processing component within the server; and
a second heatsink including:
a first portion extending above the first heat sink and the first processing component with space in between the first heatsink and the first portion, the first portion to:
receive cool air such that the first portion extending above the processing component and the first heatsink prevents heated air produced by the processing component to combine with the cool air; and
a second portion coupled to the first portion to:
receive the cool air from the first portion; and
transfer the cool air to a different processing component within the server located in a posterior position to the processing component.

US Pat. No. 10,602,634

CARD MODULE WITH MULTIPLE CONNECTOR INTERFACES

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A card module comprising:a transceiver;
multiple connector interfaces of different types, each of the multiple connector interfaces being matable with a system connector of a respective type, the multiple connector interfaces of different types including a mezzanine connector interface being planarly matable with a first system connector of a first type and a vertical connector interface being vertically matable with a second system connector of a second type;
a detection mechanism to detect any one of the multiple connector interfaces being mated with the system connector of the respective type; and
a switching component that implements a switch state, based on a type of the one of the multiple connector interfaces that is connected to the system connector of the respective type, to connect the transceiver to the system connector of the respective type that is detected as being mated with the one of the multiple connector interfaces.

US Pat. No. 10,602,632

HOUSING, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECIS...

1. A housing adapted for an electronic device comprising:a metal frame and a plurality of plastic filling members;
the metal frame defines a preset position, wherein the preset position comprises at least one partition region and at least one through hole, wherein a plurality of notches are formed at the preset position, the plurality of notches are formed at one surface of the at least one partition region and at side wall of the at least one through hole and each of plurality of the plastic filling members is in each of the plurality of notches.

US Pat. No. 10,602,630

MOUNTS PLATFORM FOR MULTIPLE MILITARY RADIOS

Perkins Technical Service...

1. An adapter assembly comprising:a. a base adapted and arranged for supporting an AN/PRC-117G Man Pack radio in combination with a SINCGARS RT-1523 radio;
b. a connector adapted and arranged for electrically connecting with the AN/PRC-117G Man Pack radio and the SINCGARS RT-1523 radio; and
c. an integrated power supply system configured to power the AN/PRC-117G Man Pack radio and the SINCGARS RT-1523 radio.

US Pat. No. 10,602,628

ENCLOSURE WITH ONE-PIECE STRUCTURAL FRAME

AmpThink, LLC, Garland, ...

1. An enclosure, comprising:a first portion having a perimeter;
a second portion having a perimeter, the second portion joining with the first portion to form a protected space in which electronic components may be disposed;
an inner channel;
a one-piece frame disposed in and extending around the perimeter of the first portion or the second portion to provide structural support to the enclosure when the first portion and the second portion are in a joined state, the frame being substantially disposed between the first portion and the second portion when the first portion and the second portion are in a joined state; and
a component bracket attached to the frame, further comprising one or more flanges partially disposed in the inner channel, the component bracket being positional along the length of the frame by sliding the component bracket flanges along the inner channel of the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,602,623

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH FLEXIBLE DISPLAY STRUCTURES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a housing having a first surface with a transparent window and an opposing second surface;
a roller between the first and second surfaces;
a flexible display coupled to the roller, wherein the flexible display is configured to move from an unrolled state to a rolled state as it is wrapped around the roller, wherein the flexible display has an array of pixels, wherein a portion of the array of pixels is overlapped by and at least partly visible through the transparent window in the rolled state, and wherein the portion of the array of pixels is not overlapped by the transparent window in the unrolled state; and
elongated bistable support members that are configured to wrap around the roller when the flexible display is stored on the roller.

US Pat. No. 10,602,621

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD

UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A circuit board, comprising:a resin layer, the resin layer comprising a first surface and a second surface, the resin layer comprising a plurality of vias through the resin layer, wherein an aperture size of each of the vias adjacent to the first surface is smaller than an aperture size of each of the vias adjacent to the second surface;
a first metal layer disposed in each of the vias, wherein the first metal layer protrudes from the first surface of the resin layer, and a void exists between the first metal layer and the resin layer;
a second metal layer disposed in each of the vias, wherein the first metal layer is disposed at one side of the second metal layer; and
a patterned metal layer disposed in each of the vias and at another side of the second metal layer opposite to the side, wherein the patterned metal layer covers a portion of the second surface of the resin layer.

US Pat. No. 10,602,617

ELECTROLESS PLATING METHOD AND CERAMIC SUBSTRATE

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPO...

1. A glass ceramic substrate, comprising an insulating base material formed of glass ceramic, and a wiring pattern formed of a silver sintered body,precipitated silver being scattered in a particulate form on a glass component present on a surface of the wiring pattern formed of a silver sintered body,
a nickel plating coating being formed on the wiring pattern formed of a silver sintered body including the glass component and the silver scattered on the glass component,
a palladium plating coating being formed on the nickel plating coating,
a gold plating coating being formed on the palladium plating coating.

US Pat. No. 10,602,616

MULTILAYER RIGID FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Samsung Electro-Mechanics...

1. A multilayer rigid flexible printed circuit board comprising:a flexible film comprising a first circuit pattern on one or both surfaces, and having an area corresponding to a rigid region and a flexible region of the multilayer rigid flexible printed circuit board, the first circuit pattern comprising a first portion in the flexible region and a second portion in the rigid region;
a first insulating layer disposed on the flexible film in the flexible region to cover the first portion of the first circuit pattern and having an extension portion extending into the flexible film in the rigid region;
a first adhesive disposed between the first circuit pattern and the first insulating layer;
a copper pattern positioned at the rigid region of the flexible film and disposed on the extension portion of the first insulating layer;
a second insulating layer disposed on and in contact with the flexible film in the rigid region, covering the copper pattern, and comprising a second circuit pattern; and
a plurality of conductive vias connecting to either one or both of the first circuit pattern and the second circuit pattern, wherein at least one of the plurality of conductive vias is not directly connected to the first circuit pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,602,615

DISPLAY DEVICE

Japan Display Inc., Toky...

1. A display device comprising:a first substrate provided with a plurality of electrodes and wiring lines;
a second substrate provided with a plurality of wiring lines and opposing the first substrate; and
a connector which connects the wiring lines on the first substrate and the wiring lines on the second substrate, comprising a support member formed of a resin and a plurality of wiring portions on the support member, the support member comprising a flat first main surface and a second main surface opposing the first main surface, the second main surface comprising a first opposing surface opposing the first substrate, a second opposing surface opposing the second substrate and a stepped portion between the first opposing surface and the second opposing surface and brought into contact with an edge portion of the second substrate,
each wiring portion including a first junction provided on the first opposing surface and joined to one of the wiring lines of the first substrate, a second junction provided on the second opposing surface and joined to one of the wiring lines of the second substrate, and a coupling section located between the first junction and the second junction and embedded inside of the support member and apart from the second main surface.

US Pat. No. 10,602,614

POWER SUPPLY MODULE AND POWER SUPPLY DEVICE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A power supply module that includes a first outer surface and a second outer surface that is adjacent to the first outer surface and perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the first outer surface, the power supply module comprising:a substrate that includes a first surface, a second surface that is opposite to the first surface and perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the first outer surface, and a side surface;
a plurality of electronic components that are mounted on the first surface and the second surface;
a first resin member that is provided on the first surface and that seals the plurality of electronic components mounted on the first surface;
a second resin member that is provided on the second surface and that seals the plurality of electronic components mounted on the second surface;
a terminal electrode that is exposed at least at the first outer surface; and
an inductor that is mounted on the first surface or the second surface and sealed by the first resin member or the second resin member; wherein
in the substrate, the first surface is perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the first outer surface;
the first outer surface extends at least across the side surface of the substrate and the first resin member;
an area of the first outer surface is smaller than an area of the second outer surface;
the first outer surface further includes the second resin member;
at least one of the plurality of electronic components is disposed at positions at which the at least one of the plurality of electronic components overlap the inductor when the first surface or the second surface is viewed in plan view;
the plurality of electronic components include an input capacitor that is connected to an input portion, an output capacitor that is connected to an output portion, and a switching element that is connected between the inductor and the input capacitor or between the inductor and the output capacitor and that switches on and off a current that flows through the inductor;
the input capacitor and the output capacitor are mounted on one of the first surface and the second surface; and
the switching element is mounted on another one of the first surface and the second surface different from the one of the first surface and the second surface that the input capacitor and the output capacitor are mounted on.

US Pat. No. 10,602,612

VERTICAL MODULE AND PERPENDICULAR PIN ARRAY INTERCONNECT FOR STACKED CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A stacked circuit board structure comprising:a first circuit board having a first side and a second side opposite the first side, a first plurality of components placed on the second side of the first circuit board;
a second circuit board having a first side and a second side opposite the first side, wherein the first side of the second circuit board faces the second side of the first circuit board, and wherein a second plurality of components is placed on the first side of the second circuit board;
a plurality of vertical devices, each of a same height, which serve as electrical interconnections between the first circuit board and the second circuit board; and
a plurality of vertical interconnects arranged side-by-side with the plurality of vertical devices;
wherein each vertical device of the plurality of vertical devices has a same size and shape as each vertical interconnect of the plurality of vertical interconnects.

US Pat. No. 10,602,610

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a first pattern configured to be formed in a first layer, wherein the first layer is a ground layer or a power layer;
a second pattern formed in a second layer under the first layer, wherein the second layer is a signal layer;
a first signal pad disposed on an outer layer of the printed circuit board;
a second signal pad disposed on the outer layer of the printed circuit board;
a first signal via configured to electrically connect the first signal pad to the second pattern;
a second signal via configured to electrically connect the second signal pad to the second pattern;
a third via configured to electrically connect the first pattern to the second pattern, wherein the third via connects the ground layer or the power layer to the signal layer; and
a recess formed by removing at least a portion of an area where the third via is formed and configured to electrically separate the first pattern from the second pattern, wherein the ground layer or the power layer is electrically separate from the signal layer, and wherein the first signal pad and the second signal pad remain electrically connected through the signal layer after the recess is formed.

US Pat. No. 10,602,609

FLEXIBLE ELECTRICAL CONDUCTOR DEVICE

ALT Technologies B.V., U...

1. A flexible conductor device, comprising an electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate and an electrical conductor arranged on said electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate, wherein the electrical conductor is defined by at least one circuit which forms a meandering trajectory extending between opposite circuit terminals, wherein said electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate is provided with at least two cut-outs, said cut-outs extending through a full thickness of said electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate, wherein said cut-outs are located outside an area of said electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate where the electrical conductor is arranged,wherein said cut-outs delineate edges of said electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate, said edges bordering on both opposite lateral edges of said circuit so that said electrically insulating flexible carrier substrate forms strips that follow said circuit along said meandering trajectory.

US Pat. No. 10,602,607

SIDEBAND CONDUCTOR RESONANCE MITIGATION

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus comprising:an add-in card comprising a connector, wherein the connector comprises:
a set of signaling conductors corresponding to differential transmitter pairs and differential receiver pairs of an interface;
a set of ground conductors; and
a set of sideband conductors, wherein each of the sideband conductors in the set of sideband conductors comprises a respective alternating current (AC) match termination, wherein the AC match termination terminates to ground via a resistor in series with a capacitor.

US Pat. No. 10,602,605

TAMPER-RESPONDENT ASSEMBLIES WITH BOND PROTECTION

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A method of fabricating a tamper-respondent assembly, the method comprising:providing at least one tamper-respondent sensor, the at least one tamper-respondent sensor comprising one or more tamper-detect networks defined, at least in part, by unexposed circuit lines within the at least one tamper-respondent sensor, and the at least one tamper-respondent sensor including at least one external bond region disposed over, in part, the unexposed circuit lines;
providing at least one conductive trace forming, at least in part, at least one tamper-detect network of the one or more tamper-detect networks, the at least one conductive trace being exposed, at least in part, on the at least one tamper-respondent sensor within the at least one external bond region, including over, in part, the unexposed circuit lines of the tamper-respondent sensor; and
providing an adhesive contacting the at least one conductive trace within the at least one external bond region of the at least one tamper-respondent sensor, the adhesive facilitating securing the at least one tamper-respondent sensor within the tamper-respondent assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,602,604

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT UNIT

FANUC CORPORATION, Yaman...

1. An electronic component unit comprising: a plurality of first electronic components which do not need to be cooled by a cooling plate; a plurality of second electronic components which are cooled by the cooling plate; a first circuit board in which at least one first electronic component of the plurality of first electronic components is mounted on a first surface and in which at least one second electronic component of the plurality of second electronic components is mounted on a second surface on a side opposite to the first surface; a second circuit board in which at least one first electronic component of the plurality of first electronic components is mounted on a first surface and in which at least one second electronic component of the plurality of second electronic components is mounted on a second surface on a side opposite to the first surface; the cooling plate which includes a first cooling surface and a second cooling surface located on a side opposite to the first cooling surface; and a cooling plate support unit which supports at least one portion of the cooling plate, the cooling plate support unit including a substantially concave holding portion that directly supports the cooling plate without any other supports, and a base portion that supports the holding portion, wherein the at least one second electronic component of the plurality of second electronic components mounted on the second surface of the first circuit board is cooled by contact with the first cooling surface of the cooling plate, and the at least one second electronic component of the plurality of second electronic components mounted on the second surface of the second circuit board is cooled by contact with the second cooling surface of the cooling plate.

US Pat. No. 10,602,601

CREEPING DISCHARGE ELEMENT DRIVE DEVICE AND CREEPING DISCHARGE ELEMENT DRIVE METHOD

KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA,...

1. A creeping discharge element drive device comprising:a switching element configured to connect to a creeping discharge element;
a current detector configured to detect an alternating current flowing through the switching element;
a zero-cross detection circuit configured to detect a zero-cross point of the alternating current detected by the current detector;
a storage configured to store a first threshold value of a resonant period for determining an abnormality of the creeping discharge element during test operation; and
a controller programmed to:
drive the switching element to apply a test voltage to the creeping discharge element during the test operation, the test voltage being lower than a voltage applied to the creeping discharge element at a start of regular operation;
determine a resonant period of the alternating current from a zero-cross point of the alternating current detected by the zero-cross detection circuit during the test operation; and
restrict or stop the driving of the switching element in response to the resonant period exceeding the first threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,602,600

HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY CASING

Moxtek, Inc., Orem, UT (...

1. An x-ray source comprising:an x-ray tube configured to emit x-rays;
a power supply, including a voltage multiplier, electrically coupled to the x-ray tube;
a housing enclosing at least a portion of the x-ray tube and the power supply including the voltage multiplier, the housing comprising a material having an atomic number of ?42 and a thermal conductivity of ?3 W/(m*K).

US Pat. No. 10,602,599

TECHNOLOGIES FOR ANALYZING LIGHT EXPOSURE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A remote computer for light exposure analysis, the remote computer comprising:a data collection module to (i) receive light data of an environment and (ii) receive health and wellness data from the user, wherein the health and wellness data includes an effect on the user that corresponds to one or more previous lighting conditions previously collected by the data collection module, wherein each of the previous lighting conditions includes a plurality of previous lighting properties;
a health/wellness analysis module to (i) generate a health profile for the user based on the health and wellness data received from the user and one or more of the previous lighting properties of the previous lighting conditions, wherein the health profile associates each effect on the user with a corresponding one or more previous lighting properties and (ii) analyze the health profile to determine any correlations between the effect on the user and one or more of the previous lighting properties of the previous lighting conditions; and
a light analysis module to:
analyze the received light data to determine a present light condition of the environment and a physical gesture performed by the user in response to the present light condition, wherein the present light condition includes a plurality of present lighting properties that define the present light condition,
determine whether the present light condition is indicative of one or more adverse health effects as a function of the determined correlations, the present light condition, and the physical gesture performed by the user,
determine, in response to a determination the present light condition is indicative of the one or more adverse health effects, a desired lighting condition of the environment as a function of the present light condition and the one or more adverse health effects on the user, wherein the desired lighting condition includes a plurality of desired lighting properties that define the desired lighting condition,
determine one or more lighting condition adjustments based on the present lighting properties of the present light condition relative to the desired lighting properties of the desired lighting condition, and
initiate one or more actions at the environment based on the lighting condition adjustments, wherein to initiate the one or more actions includes to automatically adjust at least one light source in the environment.

US Pat. No. 10,602,595

MODULATING AN ILLUMINATION LEVEL OF A USER INTERFACE LUMINOUS ELEMENT

The Gillette Company LLC,...

1. A method for controlling an illumination level of a luminous element of a user interface for an electrical device, comprising:storing, by a processor, information defining a signal corresponding to a desired time-varying illumination level of the luminous element to be perceived by a human observer, wherein the corresponding signal comprises an increasing sinusoidal-based ramp function and a decreasing sinusoidal-based ramp function;
calculating, by the processor, a time-varying control signal based on the corresponding signal and a nonlinear sensitivity relationship between an actual illumination level and a resulting illumination level perceived by a human eye; and
causing, by the processor, the luminous element to be illuminated in accordance with the calculated time-varying control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,602,594

DRIVE CIRCUIT FOR A FLASH TUBE AND A METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE DRIVE CIRCUIT

PROFOTO AB, Sundbyberg (...

1. A drive circuit for a flash tube comprising:a capacitor;
a first inductor switch group comprising a first inductor and
at least one first switch connected in series with each other, the first inductor switch group being configured to be connected in series with the flash tube and the capacitor;
a control unit comprising receiving means for receiving at least one input parameter related to a desired flash characteristics; and
a second inductor switch group comprising a second inductor and a second switch connected in series with each other,
the second inductor switch group being configured to be connected in series with the flash tube and the capacitor, and being connected in parallel with the first inductor switch group,
wherein the control unit is configured to control the first and second inductor switch groups separately based on the at least one input parameter to obtain the desired flash characteristics, and
wherein each inductor switch group is associated with a preset maximum current, the control unit being configured to, based on the input parameter:
determine a flash current required to be fed to the flash tube in order to achieve the desired flash characteristics,
determine, based on the determined flash current, a switch algorithm used to ensure that no individual inductor switch group has to carry an electric current exceeding the preset maximum current of that inductor switch group, and
use the determined switch algorithm to feed the flash current to the flash tube.

US Pat. No. 10,602,593

TWO-WIRE DIMMER WITH IMPROVED ZERO-CROSS DETECTION

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A lighting control device comprising:a controllably conductive device for supplying an AC line voltage to a load in response to a drive signal, wherein the controllably conductive device is non-conductive for a first duration of time and is conductive for a second duration of time, wherein the first duration of time and the second duration of time are within the same half-cycle of the AC line voltage;
a control circuit configured to:
receive a signal from the controllably conductive device that represents a voltage developed across the controllably conductive device during the first duration of time;
generate a sine-wave-shaped signal that complements the voltage developed across the controllably conductive device during the second duration of time; and
filter the signal from the controllably conductive device during the first duration of time and the sine-wave-shaped signal during the second duration of time.

US Pat. No. 10,602,591

MECHATRONIC TRANSFORMING LUMINAIRE SWARM

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...

1. A robotic agent swarm system comprising:a plurality of first robotic luminaire agents, each first robotic luminaire agent comprising:
a suspension configured to hold the first robotic luminaire agent against an architectural surface, the architectural surface comprising a holonomic operational area,
at least one propulsion motor configured to enable holonomic movement of the first robotic luminaire agent to a plurality of different locations on the architectural surface,
a wireless communication system configured to communicate with at least one other first robotic luminaire agent,
a power supply operatively connected to the at least one propulsion motor and the wireless communication system, and
a light source oriented to illuminate a region in a proximity of the architectural surface; and
at least one control processor operatively associated with the plurality of first robotic luminaire agents and configured to transmit operating instructions, via at least one of the first robotic luminaire agent's respective wireless communication system, the operating instruction comprising instructions for operating one or more first robotic luminaire agent's respective at least one propulsion motor to move the one or more first robotic luminaire agent holonomically within the holonomic operational area;
wherein each first robotic luminaire agent comprises a wireless power receiver and the architectural surface comprises one or more wireless power transmitters configured to transmit power to the wireless power receivers.

US Pat. No. 10,602,590

ISOLATION OF DIGITAL SIGNALS IN A LIGHTING CONTROL TRANSCEIVER

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Atla...

1. A transceiver in a digital addressable lighting interface (“DALI”) controller system, the transceiver including:a transmission sub-circuit,
a receiver sub-circuit, and
a digital isolation component comprising at least one channel and an isolation barrier, wherein an input of the transmission sub-circuit is coupled to a first output of the digital isolation component and an input of the receiver sub-circuit is coupled to a second output of the digital isolation component,
wherein the digital isolation component is capable of:
accepting, on a first input of the digital isolation component, an outbound digital signal comprising an encoded instruction for a DALI lighting component, wherein the first input is provided to a first channel of the digital isolation component, and the first input is on an isolated side of the isolation barrier;
modulating the outbound digital signal with a high-frequency signal;
coupling the modulated high-frequency signal across the isolation barrier to a non-isolated side of the isolation barrier;
demodulating, on the non-isolated side of the isolation barrier, the modulated high-frequency signal;
generating a modified outbound digital signal based on the demodulated signal, wherein the modified outbound digital signal comprises the encoded instruction; and
providing, on the first output of the digital isolation component to the input of the transmission sub-circuit, the modified outbound digital signal, wherein the first output is provided from the first channel.

US Pat. No. 10,602,585

DEVICES HAVING CALIBRATED LEDS

GOOGLE LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs);
one or more processors; and
memory storing a plurality of color correction matrices, each color correction matrix of the plurality of color correction matrices:
corresponding to an LED of the plurality of LEDs, and
generated based on a desired color value for the corresponding LED,
wherein the electronic device is configured to relay status of the electronic device via the plurality of LEDs operating in conjunction with the plurality of color correction matrices.

US Pat. No. 10,602,582

OPERATION METHOD OF LIGHTING SYSTEM

1. An operation method of a lighting system that includes a controlling device for receiving an electrical signal from mains electricity, and a lighting device connected to the controlling device and including a plurality of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), the operation method comprising steps of:outputting, by the controlling device operating in a normal mode, the electrical signal as a control signal to the lighting device;
entering, by the controlling device operating in the normal mode, the transition mode upon receiving a tuning signal from an input device;
generating, by the controlling device operating in the transition mode, a modified signal by modifying the electrical signal according to the tuning signal;
outputting, by the controlling device operating in the transition mode, the modified signal as the control signal to the lighting device;
entering, by the controlling device operating in the transition mode, the normal mode once a predetermined period of time has elapsed since the last time the controlling device receives the tuning signal; and
setting, by the lighting device, a color temperature of light emitted by the LEDs according to waveform of the control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,602,579

METHOD FOR REGULATING AN OPERATING CURRENT OF A LIGHTING UNIT AND CONTROL DEVICE AND MOTOR VEHICLE

Continental Automotive Gm...

1. A method of controlling an operating current of a lighting unit by a control device, wherein the lighting unit is connected to a contact pair of the control device, the contact pair being formed of two electrical contacts, and the lighting unit has a light emitting diode arrangement that is operable via the contact pair, and the control device operates the light emitting diode arrangement by generating an operating current that flows via the contact pair, the method comprising:providing the lighting unit with an electrical coding capacitor connected in parallel with the light emitting diode arrangement;
setting with the control device at least one parameter of the operating current depending on a diode type of the lighting unit; and
generating, with the control device, a measurement current that flows through the lighting unit via the contact pair, and identifying, with the control device, the diode type based on a charging duration required for charging the electrical coding capacitor with the measurement current.

US Pat. No. 10,602,577

CONTROL CIRCUIT, CONTROL METHOD AND SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY THEREOF

Silergy Semiconductor Tec...

1. A control circuit for generating a switching control signal to control switching operations of a power switch in a power stage circuit, the control circuit comprising:a) a first control loop configured to receive a first voltage feedback signal, and to generate a first compensation signal;
b) a voltage regulating circuit configured to receive an output voltage signal of said power stage circuit, and to generate a second compensation signal according to a difference in said output voltage signal at a transition between a first and a second operating time period of said power stage circuit and during said second operating time period, wherein no current is provided to a load of said power stage circuit during said second operating time period; and
c) a control and driving circuit configured to receive said first and second compensation signals and a first sense voltage signal that represents a current through an inductor of said power stage circuit, and to generate said switching control signal comprising comparing said first compensation signal against said first sense voltage signal when in said first operating time period, and comparing said second compensation signal against said first sense voltage signal when in said second operating time period.

US Pat. No. 10,602,573

ESTABLISHING RF EXCITATION SIGNAL PARAMETERS IN A SOLID-STATE HEATING APPARATUS

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

1. A method of establishing parameter values for radio frequency (RF) excitation signal parameters in a solid-state heating apparatus that includes an oven that has a cavity configured to contain a load that includes an object to be heated, and the method comprises:determining at least one characteristic of the load in the cavity;
producing a plurality of stored reflected power indications by performing multiple iterations of a process that includes, for each iteration of the multiple iterations:
setting a plurality of the RF excitation signal parameters to a unique combination of parameter values that is different from combinations of parameter values used in other iterations of the multiple iterations, wherein the plurality of RF excitation signal parameters includes at least one excitation signal frequency and at least one phase shift,
providing, by the solid-state heating apparatus, a plurality of RF excitation signals to a plurality of microwave energy radiators that are proximate to the cavity, wherein the plurality of RF excitation signals have signal characteristics that are defined according to the unique combination of parameter values,
while the plurality of RF excitation signals are being provided, generating a measured reflected RF power value by measuring, by at least one power detection circuit of the solid-state heating apparatus, reflected RF power that indicates a magnitude of RF power that is reflected from the cavity,
determining, based on the measured reflected RF power value, a reflected power indication, and
storing the reflected power indication to produce a stored reflected power indication corresponding to the unique combination of parameter values;
identifying a particular one of the plurality of stored reflected power indications that indicates a lowest reflected power or return loss in comparison with the reflected power or return loss indicated by previously of the plurality of stored reflected power indications, or that indicates a reflected power or return loss that falls below a pre-determined threshold;
designating the unique combination of parameter values corresponding to the particular one of the plurality of stored reflected power indications as an acceptable combination of RF signal parameter values; and
storing, in a memory of the heating apparatus, the acceptable combination of RF signal parameter values in a table that correlates the acceptable combination of the RF signal parameter values with the at least one characteristic of the load.

US Pat. No. 10,602,572

COOKING DEVICE

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A cooking device comprising:a magnetron:
a heating chamber in which an object to be cooked is to be put;
a door section, provided so that the heating chamber is opened and closed, which has a window section and a nonmetal frame section, which surrounds the window section;
a display operation section configured to carry out display and accept an operation;
a steam generator configured to generate steam; and
a water reservoir, mainly made of a nonmetal, which is (i) a container configured to store water to be supplied to the steam generator and (ii) detachably provided from the cooking device,
a space for providing a radio communication device that establishes an external communication being secured in contact with the water reservoir.

US Pat. No. 10,602,571

HEAT TREATMENT METHOD FOR CAM PIECE

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. A heat treatment method for a cam piece, the cam piece configuring an assembly-type cam shaft, the cam piece including an insertion hole into which a shaft configuring the assembly-type cam shaft is inserted, a base portion configuring a base circle of a cam, and a nose portion having a greater wall thickness from the insertion hole to an outer circumferential surface than that of the base portion, the nose portion configuring a cam ridge, the heat treatment method comprising:a first step of using a jig formed into a shape having a cavity inside a cylinder of the jig, the cavity being located between a central axis and the outer circumferential surface, the jig being inserted into the insertion hole of the cam piece in such a manner that the cavity is located between an inner circumferential surface in the nose portion of the cam piece and the central axis of the jig, and the jig comes into contact with the inner circumferential surface that defines the insertion hole; and
a second step of heating the cam piece from the outer circumferential surface by high-frequency induction heating in a state in which the jig is inserted in the insertion hole of the cam piece.

US Pat. No. 10,602,569

METHOD FOR APPLYING FOR MEDIA TRANSMISSION PERMISSION, AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CANCELING MEDIA TRANSMISSION PERMISSION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a first terminal, that a second terminal has media data to transmit; and
sending, by the first terminal, media transmission permission request indication information to a mission critical service (MCS) server, wherein the media transmission permission request indication information instructs the MCS server to grant media transmission permission to the second terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,602,568

DELINKING METHOD IMPLEMENTED BY UE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND UE USING SAID METHOD

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for releasing a link in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a remote user equipment (UE) and comprising:receiving a connection release message for releasing a link between a relay UE and the remote UE, wherein the connection release message informs the remote UE of a release reason,
releasing the link based on the connection release message, and
triggering a relay reselection based on the connection release message and the release reason,
wherein based on the release reason being that the link between the remote UE and the relay UE is not allowed, the remote UE does not attempt to establish the link between the relay UE and the remote UE in a time duration, and
wherein the time duration is autonomously determined by the remote UE.

US Pat. No. 10,602,567

METHODS, DEVICES, AND SYSTEMS FOR DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION FOR A SHORTENED TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVAL AND PROCESSING TIME

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. A method performed by a device, the method comprising:receiving, from a network, an indication to enable a first transmission time interval which is a shorter transmission time interval than a second transmission time interval;
wherein the first transmission time interval is associated with a first discontinuous reception configuration, and the second transmission time interval is associated with a second discontinuous reception configuration, wherein the first and second discontinuous reception configurations comprise different discontinuous reception parameters, the method further comprising
determining a third discontinuous reception configuration based on the first and second discontinuous reception configurations, and
enabling the third discontinuous reception configuration to control monitoring for the data transmission scheduling assignments based on one or both of the first or the second transmission time intervals.

US Pat. No. 10,602,566

MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, USER TERMINAL, AND BASE STATION

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A user equipment having a function of device-to-device (D2D) communication, comprising:a controller configured to determine whether the user equipment is in a radio resource control (RRC) idle mode in which no RRC connection is established between the user equipment and a base station, based on whether the user equipment has an RRC connection with the base station;
a receiver configured to receive a system information block (SIB) broadcasted by the base station, in the RRC idle mode of the user equipment, the SIB used to control the D2D communication; and
a transmitter configured to transmit data to other user equipment by the D2D communication based on the SIB, while the user equipment is in the RRC idle mode, wherein
the SIB includes resource information and power information, the resource information indicating usable radio resources for the D2D communication, the power information being used for controlling transmission power in the D2D communication,
the controller determines radio resources used to transmit the data based on the resource information,
the controller determines transmission power used in transmitting the data based on the power information, and
the transmitter transmits the data using the determined radio resources and the determined transmission power.

US Pat. No. 10,602,563

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING RLC UM MODE OPERATION IN NEXT GENERATION MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of processing a radio link control (RLC) unacknowledged mode (UM) protocol data unit (PDU) based on an RLC UM service data unit (SDU) by a transmitter in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying whether at least one RLC UM PDU contains a segment of an RLC UM SDU;
in case that the RLC UM SDU is segmented into a plurality of segments, setting a sequence number (SN) in a header of an RLC UM PDU of the at least one RLC UM PDU that contains a segment of the plurality of segments based on a variable value of the SN associated with the at least one RLC UM PDU;
identifying whether the segment that the RLC UM PDU contains maps to a last byte of the RLC UM SDU;
in case that the segment that the RLC UM PDU contains maps to the last byte of the RLC UM SDU, increasing the variable value of the SN associated with the at least one RLC UM PDU; and
in case that the RLC UM SDU is not segmented into the plurality of segments, determining not to set the SN in a header of a RLC UM PDU that contains the RLC UM SDU completely.

US Pat. No. 10,602,561

SUPPORT CAPABILITY IN COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS FOR CS/PS COORDINATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for providing support capability of a core network, CN, node, the method being performed by the CN node, the method comprising:setting up a connection to a radio access network, RAN, node at initialization of the CN node or at initialization of the RAN node;
providing, in direct response to setting up the connection, an indication regarding whether the CN node supports at least one of operator coordinated area, OCA, and query to the RAN node, according to which indication the CN node provides information to be used by the RAN node for selecting a serving operator such that the same operator is selected for the wireless device in both Circuit Switched, CS, domain and in Packet Switch, PS, domain,
wherein the RAN node applies the OCA or the query to the RAN node functionality only when the CN node and a second CN node support the functionality.

US Pat. No. 10,602,558

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATING A MAXIMUM MULTI-TOUCH NUMBER IN WLAN

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A first wireless LAN device for transmitting moving images to a second wireless LAN device, comprising:circuitry configured to
perform a capability negotiation with the second wireless LAN device using User Input Back Channel (UIBC) request information including a first parameter;
set the first parameter for requesting a maximum detection number of the second wireless LAN device in the UIBC request information of the capability negotiation;
receive from the second wireless LAN device a second parameter indicating the maximum detection number of the second wireless LAN device in response to the UIBC request information;
set a multi touch number that is less than or equal to both the maximum detection number of the second wireless LAN device and a maximum detection number of the first wireless LAN device, and
process an output result of the second wireless LAN device, the output result having been processed by the second wireless LAN device so as not to exceed the multi touch number,
wherein the output result represents a multitouch operation performed on the second wireless LAN device.

US Pat. No. 10,602,556

DISPLAYING INFORMATION BASED ON WIRELESS RANGING

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A wireless communication device implemented method for locating an object, comprising:by the wireless communication device operated by a user:
receiving a transmission comprising an anonymous identifier associated with an object located proximate to the wireless communication device in a wireless personal area network (WPAN) or a wireless local area network (WLAN), the transmission transmitted from the object to the wireless communication device using a WPAN communication protocol or a WLAN communication protocol;
determining a range and a direction of the object from the wireless communication device, wherein the range and the direction are determined, at least in part, using a wireless ranging operation that is initiated in response to receiving the transmission; and
presenting output information that indicates a location of the object based at least in part on the range and the direction.

US Pat. No. 10,602,555

METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING LAYER-2 ENTITIES FOR D2D COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a configuration information index of a configuration information set via a sidelink from the peer UE, wherein the UE is directly connected to the peer UE via the sidelink and, wherein the configuration information set corresponds to a sidelink radio bearer to be configured;
configuring the sidelink radio bearer according to the configuration information set indicated by the configuration information index;
establishing Radio Link Control (RLC) and Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) entities for the sidelink radio bearer based on the configuration information index of the configuration information set, wherein the configuration information set includes at least one parameter including a PDCP-SN-Size, a headerCompression, a SN-FieldLength and a T-Reordering; and
updating the RLC and PDCP entities for the sidelink radio bearer, when values of the PDCP-SN-Size, the headerCompression, the SN-FieldLength, and the T-Reordering are set to values in the configuration information set indicated by the configuration information index.

US Pat. No. 10,602,554

METHOD AND WIRELESS DEVICE FOR MANAGING RESOURCES FOR D2D COMMUNICATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed by a wireless device, for managing a set of resources for transmission of data to a further wireless device using Device-to-Device (D2D) communication, wherein the wireless device and the further wireless device are configured for operation in a mixed cellular and D2D radio network, wherein the set of resources are comprised in a cellular spectrum of the mixed cellular and D2D radio network, wherein the set of resources comprises a first group of resources and a second group of resources, and wherein the method comprises:determining that the first group of resources is less occupied compared to the second group of resources by detecting energy at the first and second groups of resources;
selecting, from among the set of resources, a subset of resources for the transmission of data according to a hopping algorithm for distribution of the subset of resources among the set of resources, wherein the selecting of the subset of resources comprises selecting the subset of resources from among the first group of resources, according to the hopping algorithm;
sending a scheduling command to the further wireless device, wherein the scheduling command indicates the selected subset of resources according to a scrambling code used for the scheduling command, wherein a mapping from the scrambling code to the hopping algorithm enables the further wireless device to identify the selected subset of resources; and
sending the data to the further wireless device on the selected subset of resources using the D2D communication.

US Pat. No. 10,602,553

METHODS PROVIDING TIMER OPERATION AND RELATED WIRELESS DEVICES AND NETWORK NODES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method of operating a wireless terminal (UE) in a radio access network, RAN, the method comprising:receiving a request from the RAN to report a cell identifier of a first neighbor cell and a cell identifier of a second neighbor cell;
starting a timer responsive to receiving the request to report the cell identifier of the first neighbor cell;
obtaining first system information from the first neighbor cell responsive to receiving the request, wherein the first system information indicates that the first neighbor cell does not broadcast a cell identifier;
obtaining second system information from the second neighbor cell responsive to receiving the request;
stopping the timer before expiration of the timer responsive to obtaining the first system information including the indication that the first neighbor cell does not broadcast a cell identifier of the first neighbor cell; and
transmitting a measurement report to the RAN responsive to obtaining the first system information indicating that the first neighbor cell does not broadcast a cell identifier, wherein the measurement report indicates that the first neighbor cell does not broadcast a cell identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,602,552

CONNECTION IDENTIFIER SYSTEM AND METHOD

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A source base station comprising:a controller and a transceiver;
wherein the controller is configured to control the transceiver to:
communicate with a target base station over an X2 interface;
transmit, to the target base station over the X2 interface, an X2 application protocol (X2AP) handover request message which includes a Mobility Management Entity User Equipment S1AP (MME UE S1AP) identity and a global MME identity, wherein the MME UE S1AP identity uniquely identifies a UE over an S1 interface within the MME; and
receive, from the target base station over the X2 interface, an X2AP handover request acknowledgement message.

US Pat. No. 10,602,549

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF HANDLING BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE), comprising:receiving a Random Access Channel (RACH) configuration from a network node, wherein the RACH configuration indicates at least one Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH) resource for a beam failure recovery;
receiving a timing advance command from the network node;
starting or restarting a time alignment timer when receiving the timing advance command;
initiating a contention free random access procedure for the beam failure recovery by using the at least one PRACH resource for the beam failure recovery when detecting a beam failure and the timing alignment timer is running; and
releasing the at least one PRACH resource for the beam failure recovery indicated by the RACH configuration when the timing alignment timer expires.

US Pat. No. 10,602,546

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING FRAME IN WIRELESS LAN

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method used in a wireless Local Area Network (LAN), comprising:receiving, by a first station (STA) from an access point (AP), a single request to send (RTS) frame triggering transmission of multiple clear to send (CTS) frames from multiple STAs on an overlapping frequency band including a 20 MHz band during a same time period;
in response to the single RTS frame, transmitting, by the first STA to the AP, a first CTS frame on the overlapping frequency band during the same time period; and
receiving, by the first STA from the AP, a downlink physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) based on the overlapping frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,602,544

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING CARRIER SENSE THRESHOLD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of determining a carrier sense threshold by a source terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying whether two or more interferer terminals and two or more destination terminals exist for the source terminal;
receiving two or more interference intensity values from the two or more interferer terminals;
receiving one or more feedback link margin values from the two or more destination terminals;
obtaining a plurality of first carrier sense thresholds corresponding respectively to a plurality of combinations between each of the two or more interferer terminals and each of the two or more destination terminals, based on the two or more interference intensity values and the one or more feedback link margin values; and
adjusting transmission power of the source terminal based on the plurality of first carrier sense thresholds,
wherein the plurality of first carrier sense thresholds are different from each other.

US Pat. No. 10,602,543

ASYNCHRONOUS CHANNEL RESERVATION DESIGN WITH PARTIAL SYMBOL ALIGNMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:performing, by a transmitter node, a listen before talk (LBT) procedure on a transmission channel shared by one or more synchronous or asynchronous network nodes;
transmitting, by the transmitter node, a fixed-length preamble in response to passing the LBT procedure;
transmitting, by the transmitter node, a dynamic length cyclic prefix after the preamble, wherein the dynamic length cyclic prefix includes a normal cyclic prefix plus a dynamic period; and
transmitting, by the transmitter node, a channel reservation message after the dynamic length cyclic prefix.

US Pat. No. 10,602,542

TRANSMISSION OPPORTUNITY DETERMINING METHOD, AND ACCESS POINT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A transmission opportunity determining method comprising:determining, by an access point, a transmission opportunity duration in which the access point performs frame transmission with at least two stations for a plurality of times;
performing backoff, by the access point, and obtaining a channel through contention;
initially sending, by the access point, a first downlink frame in the transmission opportunity duration, wherein the first downlink frame is a trigger frame for triggering a station to perform multiuser uplink transmission;
upon sending the first downlink frame, determining, by the access point, that the access point holds a transmission opportunity in the transmission opportunity duration; and
sending, by the access point, a second downlink frame in the transmission opportunity duration after determining that the access point holds the transmission opportunity in the transmission opportunity duration,
wherein the access point does not perform backoff before sending the second downlink frame in the transmission opportunity duration when the access point does not receive a multiuser uplink frame in reply to the first downlink frame.

US Pat. No. 10,602,539

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING TERMINAL IDENTIFIERS BASED ON COMMUNICATION FUNCTION

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A wireless terminal apparatus for communicating with a base station apparatus with radio communication, the wireless terminal apparatus comprising:a receiving section for receiving a data packet including control information and communication data; and
a control section for controlling wireless communication to the base station apparatus using a plurality of terminal identifiers that includes a first terminal identifier and a second terminal identifier, the plurality of terminal identifiers assigned to the wireless terminal apparatus,
wherein:
the control information included in the data packet includes a first region to identify a terminal apparatus and a second region to control the wireless communication,
a sum of an amount of information bits of the first region and an amount of information bits of the second region is constant,
the amount of information bits of the first region is a first information amount or a second information amount,
the first region is used for identifying each of the plurality of the terminal identifiers,
all information bits in the first region from the received data packet are used to identify the terminal apparatus;
a first communication method uses the first terminal identifier that is included in the first region and that has the first information amount,
a second communication method uses the second terminal identifier that is included in the first region and that has the second information amount,
the first information amount is greater than the second information amount,
the control section is further configured to use, based on (i) the first region including the second terminal identifier and (ii) the second terminal identifier having the second information amount, a part of the second region that corresponds to a difference between the first information amount and the second information amount.

US Pat. No. 10,602,537

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR RECEIVING DOWNLINK CHANNEL, AND METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CHANNEL

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

9. A user equipment for receiving a downlink channel in a wireless communication system, the user equipment comprising:a transceiver;
a processor; and
a computer memory that is operably connectable to the processor and that has stored thereon instructions which, when executed, cause the processor to perform operations comprising:
receiving, via the transceiver, a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) associated with a first physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) of a first transmission time interval (TTI) and a second PDCCH associated with a second PDSCH of a second TTI configured in the first TTI; and
decode the second PDSCH not the first PDSCH in the first TTI, in the state in which the user equipment is unable to decode the first PDSCH and the second PDSCH in a same TTI,
wherein the first TTI has a first TTI length in a time domain, and
wherein the second TTI has a second TTI length shorter than the first TTI length in the time domain.

US Pat. No. 10,602,535

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING PBCH AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING PBCH

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) by a transmitting device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:mapping information for the PBCH to input bit positions of a Polar code of size N=512, based on a Polar sequence;
encoding the information based on the Polar code; and
transmitting the PBCH including the information encoded based on the Polar code,
wherein the information for the PBCH includes (i) half-frame information and (ii) synchronization signal and PBCH block (SSB) index information,
wherein the half-frame information is 1 bit and is mapped to input bit position 247 among input bit positions 0 to 511 of the Polar code based on the Polar sequence, and
wherein the SSB index information is 3 bits and is mapped to input bit positions 253, 254, and 255 among the input bit positions 0 to 511 of the Polar code based on the Polar sequence.

US Pat. No. 10,602,534

UPLINK INFORMATION SENDING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for sending uplink information in a wireless communication system that includes a terminal device and a network device, comprising:receiving, by the terminal device, a timing advance coefficient from a network device;
determining, by the terminal device, value of a first timing advance based on a first time length and the timing advance coefficient, wherein the first time length is one of at least two different time lengths supported by the terminal device, and the first time length is determined based on whether or not a timeslot is all uplink or a mixture of uplink and downlink; and
sending, by the terminal device, the uplink information to the network device based on the first timing advance.

US Pat. No. 10,602,533

METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING DATA SCHEDULING

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for implementing data scheduling in a network at least including a user equipment device (UE), a primary base station and a secondary base station, the method comprising:receiving, by the UE, a notification of a logical channel corresponding to the primary base station when the primary base station configures a first radio bearer for the UE and a logical channel corresponding to the secondary base station when the secondary base station configures a second radio bearer for the UE, wherein the UE is served by both the primary base station and the secondary base station;
receiving, by the UE, a first resource indication indicating a first uplink resource allocated by the primary base station on at least one component carrier and a second resource indication indicating a second uplink resource allocated by the secondary base station on at least one component carrier;
transmitting, by the UE to the primary base station and subsequent to the notification of the logical channel corresponding to the primary base station being received, using the first uplink resource allocated by the primary base station, a first buffer status report (BSR) comprising an amount of first uplink data on a logical channel group to which the logical channel corresponding to the primary base station belongs; and
transmitting, by the UE to the secondary base station and subsequent to the notification of the logical channel corresponding to the secondary base station being received, using the second uplink resource allocated by the secondary base station, a second BSR comprising an amount of second uplink data on a logical channel group to which the logical channel corresponding to the secondary base station belongs.

US Pat. No. 10,602,531

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND BASE STATION

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A communication system for a time division duplex communication, the communication system comprising:a base station configured to operate in a time division duplex mode, in which a frame formed in a first frequency band includes at least a first time period and a second time period in a time direction;
a first terminal configured to
execute first radio communication between the first terminal and the base station in the first frequency band during the first time period, the first radio communication being configured to perform either one of an uplink communication and a downlink communication during the first time period, and
execute second radio communication between the first terminal and the base station in the first frequency band during the second time period after the first time period, the second radio communication being configured to perform the uplink communication when the first radio communication is configured to perform the downlink communication, the second radio communication being configured to perform the downlink communication when the first radio communication is configured to perform the uplink communication; and
a second terminal that is different from the first terminal and is configured to
execute third radio communication between the second terminal and the base station in the first frequency band during the first time period, the third radio communication being configured to perform the uplink communication when the first radio communication is configured to perform the uplink communication, the third radio communication being configured to perform the downlink communication when the first radio communication is configured to perform the downlink communication, and
does not execute the third radio communication between the second terminal and the base station in the first frequency band during the second time periods.

US Pat. No. 10,602,530

ACCESS METHOD WITH ACCESS SLOTS AND PRIORITY RESOLUTION

Bayerische Motoren Werke ...

1. A time-division multiplex method for serial data transmission using data frames in a communications network having a plurality of stations wherein, during communication of the plurality of stations, the method comprises the acts of:executing a first priority resolution for messages to be transmitted by the plurality of stations on a communications channel and which are assigned to a first prefix;
transmitting a first data frame by a first station of the plurality of stations, wherein the first station is configured to transmit a first message with the first prefix and with the highest priority, during a predefined first access slot;
executing a second priority resolution for messages to be transmitted by the plurality of stations on the communications channel and which are assigned to a second prefix; and
transmitting of a second data frame by a second station of the plurality of stations, wherein the second station is configured to transmit a second message with the second prefix and with the highest priority of the second priority resolution, during a predefined second access slot,
wherein a time of a start of the first priority resolution and a time of a start of the second priority resolution are predetermined, and
wherein messages to be transmitted by the plurality of stations each have a priority resolution space and a data frame, wherein the data frame is arranged after the priority resolution space.

US Pat. No. 10,602,529

RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN A WIRELESS DEVICE

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, configuration parameters indicating:
a mapping restriction indicating that a first logical channel is mapped to an unlicensed radio resource type and a licensed radio resource type; and
a prioritized bit rate of the first logical channel;
receiving-a plurality of uplink grants;
grouping the plurality of uplink grants into:
a first grouped grant comprising a first plurality of uplink grants licensed radio resource type; and
a second grouped grant comprising a second plurality of uplink grants of the licensed radio resource type;
allocating first unlicensed radio resources within the first grouped grant to the first logical channel;
allocating second licensed radio resources within the second grouped grant to the first logical channel based on a difference between the allocated first unlicensed radio resources and the prioritized bit rate of the first logical channel;
generating a plurality of transport blocks corresponding to the first grouped grant and the second grouped grant; and
transmitting the plurality of transport blocks.

US Pat. No. 10,602,528

APPROACH FOR MANAGING THE USE OF COMMUNICATIONS CHANNELS BASED ON PERFORMANCE

Bandspeed LLC, Austin, T...

1. A wireless communications device adapted to manage a power level required to achieve a specified level of transmission quality, wherein being adapted to control the power level required to achieve the specified level of transmission quality device includes being configured to:determine a plurality of instances of a subset of communications channels available to be used for frequency hopping communications of a set of communications channels in a frequency band, wherein being configured to determine the plurality of instances of the subset of communications channels includes being configured to, for each instance of the subset of communications channels, assess a level of channel performance of at least a portions of the communications channels of the set of communications channels and exclude, from the respective instance of the subset of communications channels, each channel of the set of communications channels exhibiting an assessed level of channel performance outside of a target threshold level of the channel performance;
send packet data including information defining a current instance of the subset of communications channels to another wireless communications device in a wireless communications network;
use at least one of the communications channels of the current instance of the subset of communications channels as one of a plurality of communication channels for frequency hopping communications with the other wireless communications device; and
cause a next instance of the subset of communications channels to be determined after said use of the at least one of the communications channels of the current instance of the subset of communications channels, at least one of the communications channels of the next instance of the subset of communications channels to be sent to the other wireless communications device via a new instance of the packet and the at least one of the communications channels of the next instance to be used for said frequency hopping communications with the other wireless communications device.

US Pat. No. 10,602,523

ALLOCATION OF NETWORK RESOURCES BASED ON ANTENNA INFORMATION AND/OR DEVICE TYPE INFORMATION

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A device, comprising:one or more processors to:
receive a request, from a user equipment (UE), to connect to a network;
receive antenna information indicating that the UE has a single antenna;
receive device type information indicating a type of device of the UE,
the type of device of the UE including one of a plurality of device types, each of the plurality of device types having a single antenna for communicating with the network;
receive information indicating network resource requirements associated with the type of device of the UE, the network resource requirements indicating:
uplink resource usage associated with the type of device of the UE, and
downlink resource usage associated with the type of device of the UE;
obtain network policy information, relating to the UE, based on the antenna information, the device type information, and the information indicating network resource requirements,
the network policy information indicating one or more policy rules associated with allocating network resources,
the one or more policy rules including a first policy rule identifying a limit on data-byte consumption for the UE,
 wherein the limit on data-byte consumption is based on at least one of the uplink resource usage or the downlink resource usage, and
the one or more policy rules further including at least one of:
 a second policy rule causing a reduction in allocated uplink resources, or
 a third policy rule causing a reduction in allocated downlink resources;
determine a quantity of network resources to allocate based on the one or more policy rules; and
allocate the quantity of network resources for the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,602,522

CLUSTER-BASED DERIVATION OF ANTENNA TILTS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

1. A method, comprising:estimating, by a system comprising a processor, an impact of an application of antenna tilt values in a direction of propagation of a location that is associated with a majority of mobile devices that have been determined to have been communicatively coupled to a cluster of wireless access point devices corresponding to the location, wherein a first wireless access point device of the cluster of wireless access point devices has been selected for the cluster based on a defined condition being determined to be present, wherein the defined condition represents at least an amount of interference is present between the first wireless access point device and a second wireless access point device of the cluster of wireless access point devices; and
in response to the estimating, selecting, by the system, the antenna tilt value for the first wireless access point device of the cluster of wireless access point devices to facilitate a reduction in at least the amount of interference.

US Pat. No. 10,602,520

MULTI-LINK CONTROL BEAM SWITCHING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:obtaining a configuration, from a downlink control information (DCI) in a first signal from a base station (BS), comprising at least one first pattern of beams to monitor when performing a beam recovery procedure;
sending a first acknowledgment of the DCI to the BS;
communicating using beamforming, with the BS, via an active transmit and receive beam pair;
determining a beam failure of the active transmit and receive beam pair; and
monitoring the beams according to the first pattern in response to determining the beam failure.

US Pat. No. 10,602,517

HARQ FEEDBACK USING CARRIER AGGREGATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, data carried in one or both of:
a subframe on a downlink data channel of a downlink Frequency-Division Duplexing (FDD) carrier, and
a downlink subframe on a downlink data channel of a Time-Division Duplexing (TDD) carrier;
determining, by the terminal device, whether the data has been correctly received;
selecting, by the terminal device, a sequence and a modulation symbol, or selecting, by the terminal device, a modulation symbol, to form a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) feedback indicating whether the data has been correctly received; and
transmitting, by the terminal device, the HARQ feedback on a scheduling request resource in an uplink control channel subframe in an uplink FDD carrier;wherein spatial bundling is performed in the uplink control channel subframe if the uplink control channel subframe is assigned for HARQ feedback of both the subframe on the downlink data channel of the downlink FDD carrier and the downlink subframe on the downlink data channel of the TDD carrier, and spatial bundling is not performed in the uplink control channel subframe if the uplink control channel subframe is assigned only for HARQ feedback of the subframe on the downlink data channel of the downlink FDD carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,602,516

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF DATA TRANSMISSION IN NEXT GENERATION CELLULAR NETWORKS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for receiving data by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a radio resource control (RRC) message including a list of a plurality of candidate configurations, each candidate configuration including information on a starting symbol and a number of consecutive symbols counting from the starting symbol for downlink transmission;
receiving, from the base station, downlink control information (DCI) indicating one of the plurality of candidate configurations in the list;
identifying a starting symbol and a number of consecutive symbols counting from the starting symbol of a plurality of symbols allocated to the UE based on the DCI; and
receiving, from the base station, data in the plurality of symbols.

US Pat. No. 10,602,515

GUARD BAND WITH SYNCHRONIZATION INFORMATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of communication for an apparatus, comprising:determining a first transmission property for communication with another apparatus via a first set of tones allocated for first information;
determining a second transmission property for communication with the other apparatus via a second set of tones allocated for first synchronization information, wherein the second transmission property is different from the first transmission property;
determining a third transmission property for communication with the other apparatus via a third set of tones allocated for a guard band between the first set of tones and the second set of tones;
communicating the first information via the first set of tones during a time period using the first transmission property;
communicating the first synchronization information via the second set of tones during the time period using the second transmission property; and
communicating second synchronization information via the third set of tones during the time period using the third transmission property, wherein the second synchronization information is communicated every Nth tone of the third set of tones and N is greater than or equal to 2.

US Pat. No. 10,602,514

DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF SETTING OPERATING CHANNEL OF THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. An display apparatus comprising:a transceiver,
a memory; and
a controller configured to:
control the memory to store first information on a first frequency band which the display apparatus uses for wireless communication with an access point,
control the transceiver to receive, from a portable apparatus second information on a second frequency band which the portable apparatus uses for wireless communication with the access point or another access point,
determine a frequency band of a peer-to-peer (P2P) wireless channel between the display apparatus and the portable apparatus to one of the first frequency band and the second frequency band, and
control the transceiver to establish a wireless peer-to-peer (P2P) connection with the portable apparatus based on the determined frequency band of P2P wireless channel.

US Pat. No. 10,602,513

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A CONTACT LENS AND AN ACCESSORY DEVICE

Tectus Corporation, Sara...

1. An accessory device for managing wireless communication with a contact lens, the accessory device comprising:a controller;
a battery coupled to the controller;
a memory coupled to the controller;
an interference determination unit coupled to the controller, the interference determination unit scans a communication environment to determine interference characteristics across a plurality of wireless channels; and
a scheduler coupled to the controller, the scheduler communicates with a Wi-Fi access point and is provided a time window within a wireless channel, the scheduler schedules a communication with the contact lens in the provided time window within the wireless channel, wherein the communication comprises:
scanning a communication environment to determine interference characteristics of a plurality of wireless channels;
communicating with a Wi-Fi access point to coordinate sharing a wireless channel within a Wi-Fi network;
communicating data with a contact lens through a shared wireless channel; and
responsive to failing to share a wireless channel, sending a data packet to the contact lens through a wireless channel that has a least interference, wherein sending the data packet comprises:
waking up from a sleep mode;
choosing a wireless channel that is not being used by a Wi-Fi access point;
sending the data packet to the contact lens through the chosen wireless channel; and
determining whether an acknowledgement signal from the contact lens is received.

US Pat. No. 10,602,512

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING FRAME IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR THE SAME

1. A method for maintaining a plurality of network allocation vectors (NAVs) in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:receiving, by a first station (STA) from a second STA, a first frame including a receiver address (RA) field indicating a first type STA, wherein the first type STA is an interference station included in a same basic service set (BSS) of the first STA;
setting, by the first STA, a first type NAV based on a duration information included in the first frame;
receiving, by the first STA from a third STA, a second frame including an RA field indicating a second type STA, wherein the second type STA is a non-interference station included in a different BSS of the first STA; and
setting, by the first STA, a second type NAV based on a duration information included in the second frame,
wherein a data frame is transmitted by the first STA based on the first type NAV or the second type NAV,
wherein the method further comprises;
determining whether the first type STA or second type STA indicated by the RA of the first frame or the second frame is the interference station or the non-interference station based on interference/non-interference (I/NI) station lists generated in advance, wherein the interference station list of the I/NI station lists includes at least one station that transmits a response to the first frame within a preset time, and the non-interference station list of the I/NI station lists includes at least one station that transmits the response to the first frame outside the preset time.

US Pat. No. 10,602,509

DATA TRANSMISSION PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:reserving, by a first station, a first time-frequency resource to perform data transmission with an associated station of the first station;
allocating, by the first station, at least a partial time-frequency resource of the first time-frequency resource to a third station, wherein the partial time-frequency resource of the first time-frequency resource comprises a reserved time-frequency resource occupied for data transmission between the first station and a second station, and a remaining time-frequency resource, wherein the remaining time-frequency resource is an unused time-frequency resource remaining from the first time-frequency resource reserved by the first station after using a portion of the first time-frequency resource to perform data transmission with the associated station of the first station, wherein the second station is associated with the first station, wherein the third station is not a neighboring station of the second station, and wherein the third station is a non-associated neighboring station of the first station; and
performing, by the first station using the partial time-frequency resource, the data transmission to the associated station of the first station while the third station also performs data transmission on the partial time-frequency resource allocated by the first station to the third station.

US Pat. No. 10,602,506

ACTIVATION OF SECONDARY CELL CONTAINING BANDWIDTH PARTS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus for a user equipment (UE) communication device to communicate in a wireless network capable of carrier aggregation (CA), the apparatus comprising:one or more memories; and
a baseband processing circuit including one or more processors accessing the one or more memories and configured to select an active secondary serving cell (SCell) for CA, and an active bandwidth part (BWP) for communications with the selected active SCell, the active SCell and active BWP selected based, at least in part, on an initialization signaling received from a remote network access station, wherein after initialization signaling the one or more processors are configured to subsequently select the same active SCell or a different active SCell from a subsequent reconfiguration message received from the remote network access station, and use an active BWP for communications with the subsequently selected active SCell from information present in the initialization signaling originally received.

US Pat. No. 10,602,500

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DOWNLINK TRANSMISSION IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A station comprising:a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions; and
one or more processors in communication with the memory storage, wherein the one or more processors execute the instructions to:
transmit, to an access point (AP), a null data packet (NDP) power save (PS)-Poll frame including a short training field (STF), a long training field (LTF), and a signaling (SIG) field that includes at least a receiver address (RA), a transmitter address (TA), and a preferred modulation and coding scheme (MCS) field indicating a preferred MCS level for downlink transmissions.

US Pat. No. 10,602,499

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING OR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, comprising:obtaining a plurality of parameter sets for a Semi Persistent Scheduling (SPS)-physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) through higher layer signaling;
receiving a downlink control information (DCI), wherein the DCI comprises information on the SPS-PDSCH;
determining a starting symbol position of the SPS-PDSCH based on a parameter set among the plurality of parameter sets;
based on that the DCI is a first DCI format including an indicator, decoding the SPS-PDSCH using a parameter set indicated by the indicator from among the plurality of parameter sets; and
based on that the DCI is a second DCI format not including the indicator, decoding the SPS-PDSCH using a predetermined parameter set from among the plurality of parameter sets,
wherein each of the plurality of parameter sets includes information regarding the starting symbol position of the SPS-PDSCH.

US Pat. No. 10,602,493

CELLULAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM DEVICES AND METHODS

TCL COMMUNICATION LIMITED...

1. A method for operating a wireless communication device in communication with a network element of a cellular communication system, wherein the wireless communication device has an uplink buffer for storing uplink data to be sent to the network element in an uplink grant procedure, the method comprising:skipping transmission of periodic Buffer Status Reports from the wireless communication device to the network element to which the wireless communication device is connected, when skipping of uplink padding transmissions is enabled and no uplink data is being sent, wherein periodic Buffer Status Reports are triggered by the expiration of periodic BSR-Timer, and
wherein the skipping of uplink padding transmissions is enabled based on:
the network element transmitting an indication in a DCI (Downlink Control Information) signal carried on PDCCH (Physical Downlink Control Channel), EPDCCH (Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel), or MPDCCH (Machine type communications Physical Downlink Control Channel) to the wireless communication device which is in communication with the network element,
wherein the indication instructs the wireless communication device to skip sending uplink padding transmissions for a given uplink grant scheduled by the DCI for dynamic scheduling grant based in part on adaptive modulation and coding.

US Pat. No. 10,602,479

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PAGING IN NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal for receiving a paging message in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying a paging occasion in which a paging message is received, the paging occasion including a plurality of time slots; and
receiving, from a base station, with a reception beam, the paging message transmitted on a transmission beam of the base station in a time slot among the plurality of time slots,
wherein a length of the paging occasion is a period of beam sweeping with different transmission beams of the base station, and
wherein the paging message is repeated in each of the plurality of time slots in the paging occasion corresponding to the different transmission beams.

US Pat. No. 10,602,477

METHOD OF CONSIDERING BOUNDARIES REPRESENTED IN A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM DATABASE, IN ESTIMATING LOCATION

Polaris Wireless, Inc., ...

17. A method of estimating the location of a wireless terminal, the method comprising:receiving, by a data-processing system, a first estimate of location of a wireless terminal, the first estimate comprising (i) a first geographic coordinate value, (ii) a second geographical coordinate value, and (iii) an uncertainty in the first geographic coordinate value, wherein the first geographic coordinate value defines the mean of a first normal distribution, and wherein the uncertainty in the first geographic coordinate value defines the standard deviation of the first normal distribution;
generating, by the data-processing system, data points in a nonempty set of data points in space, based on i) the first normal distribution and ii) a second normal distribution that is defined by the second geographic coordinate value;
assigning, by the data-processing system, weights to the data points in the set of data points, based on the position of each data point to which a respective weight is assigned in relation to an exterior wall of a building represented in a geographic information system (GIS) database;
removing, by the data-processing system, at least one of the data points from the set of data points, based on the weights of the data points, resulting in a nonempty proper subset of the data points; and
generating, by the data-processing system, a second estimate of location of the wireless terminal based on the proper subset of the data points.

US Pat. No. 10,602,281

SYSTEM WITH THERMOELECTRIC CONVERSION DEVICE

TYMPHANY ACOUSTIC TECHNOL...

1. A speaker system, comprisinga basin frame;
a vibration system accommodated in the basin frame, the vibration system comprising:
a diaphragm including a winding portion; and
a voice coil fixed on the diaphragm though a top end of the winding portion;
a magnetic circuit system accommodated in the basin frame; the magnetic circuit system comprising:
a T-iron;
a magnet located above the T-iron; and
a washer located above the T-iron, a magnetic gap disposed between the washer and the T-iron and between the magnet and the T-iron, wherein the voice coil is configured to move up and down in the magnetic gap; and
a thermoelectric conversion device connected to the speaker, the thermoelectric conversion device comprising:
a thermoelectric power generation module fixedly connected to a back surface of the T-iron;
a boost circuit module configured to boost and regulate a direct current output by the thermoelectric power generation module; and
a load management module configured to perform a power distribution and load management on a boosted power from the boost circuit module.

US Pat. No. 10,598,406

HEAT EXCHANGER

KYUNGDONG NAVIEN CO., LTD...

1. A heat exchanger comprising:a heat exchange unit (200) in which heating medium flow channels through which a heating medium flows in a space between a plurality of plates and combustion gas flow channels through which a combustion gas combusted in a burner (100) flows are alternately formed to be adjacent to each other,
wherein the heat exchange unit (200) is configured with a sensible heat unit (200A) configured to surround an outer side of a combustion chamber (C), configured with an area at one side of each of the plates, and configured to heat the heating medium using sensible heat of the combustion gas generated by the combustion in the burner (100); and a latent heat unit (200B) configured with an area at the other side of each of the plates and configured to heat the heating medium using latent heat of water vapor contained in the combustion gas which undergoes heat exchange in the sensible heat unit (200A), and
a flow channel cap (400) is coupled to a rear side of the sensible heat unit (200A) and configured to provide a combustion gas bypass flow channel (400a) of the combustion gas to allow a combustion gas which passes through a combustion gas flow channel formed at an upper portion of the sensible heat unit (200A) to flow into a combustion gas flow channel of the latent heat unit (200B).

US Pat. No. 10,598,359

MECHANISM FOR LOWERING A POLE

Swivelpole Patent Pty Ltd...

1. A mechanism for lowering a pole from a raised configuration whereby an end of the pole is out of easy reach to a lowered position whereby said end is within easy reach, the mechanism including:a base having a longitudinal axis, the base having a supporting portion fixed thereto, the supporting portion having a longitudinal axis which defines an operating axis, the operating axis being oriented to the longitudinal axis of the base at a first nonzero characteristic angle; and
an arm having a longitudinal axis, the arm having an engaging portion fixed thereto, the engaging portion being oriented to the arm at a second characteristic angle, the arm having an upper portion extending away from the engaging portion along the longitudinal axis of the arm and a lower portion extending away from the engaging portion along the longitudinal axis of the arm, the upper portion extending in an opposite direction to the lower portion;
wherein the engaging portion of the arm is arranged to engage with the supporting portion of the base, such that the arm is able to rotate about the operating axis, and
wherein the base is arranged to locate atop a pole portion, the pole portion having a longitudinal axis, the base being arranged to rotate about the longitudinal axis of the pole portion.

US Pat. No. 10,602,638

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF TRANSFERRING ENERGY

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. An energy transfer device, comprising:a sealed housing having a first evaporating region, a second evaporating region, a first condensing region, and a second condensing region;
a fluid;
a first Tesla valve enclosed in the housing, between the first evaporating region and the first condensing region and configured to transfer the fluid in a gaseous state from the first evaporating region to the first condensing region, the first Tesla valve interposing the first evaporating region and the first condensing region;
a second Tesla value enclosed in the housing and configured to transfer the fluid in the gaseous state from the second evaporating region to the second condensing region, the second Tesla valve interposing the second evaporating region and the second condensing region; and
a first liquid fluid transfer structure enclosed in the housing, between the first condensing region and the first evaporating region and configured to transfer the fluid in a liquid state from the first condensing region to the first evaporating region.

US Pat. No. 10,602,631

COVER PLATE AND FOLDABLE DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

LG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Se...

1. A cover plate, comprising:a high stiffness base including a plurality of upper indentations at a first surface and a plurality of lower indentations corresponding to the plurality of upper indentations at a second surface;
a plurality of first low stiffness patterns in the upper indentations and providing a flat surface with the first surface; and
a plurality of second low stiffness patterns in the lower indentations,
wherein a pair of one of the plurality of first low stiffness patterns and one of the plurality of second low stiffness patterns directly overlap with each other, and
wherein the high stiffness base includes a high stiffness vertical portion extending between adjacent first low stiffness patterns and adjacent second low stiffness patterns, and a high stiffness horizontal portion extending between the pair of the one of the plurality of first low stiffness patterns and the one of the plurality of second low stiffness patterns.

US Pat. No. 10,602,625

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a display panel including:
a front surface;
a first edge positioned at an end of the front surface;
a second edge positioned at another end of the front surface; and
a rear plate positioned at a rear of the display panel, the rear plate including:
a flat plate portion facing the display panel;
a first wing bent and extended toward a front of the display panel from the flat plate portion, an end of the first wing protrudes above the front surface of the display panel to cover the first edge; and
a second wing bent and extended toward the front of the display panel from the flat plate portion, an end of the second wing protrudes above the front surface of the display panel to cover the second edge,
a middle plate placed between the display panel and the rear plate, wherein the middle plate is attached to the display panel, and
a coupling protrusion projecting toward a rear of the middle plate from a rear surface of the middle plate, wherein the rear plate includes a fastening hole corresponding to the coupling protrusion, and wherein the coupling protrusion is fitted into the fastening hole of the rear plate, and
wherein the coupling protrusion includes a hollow portion opened toward the rear of the middle plate,
wherein the display device further comprises:
a PCB plate positioned behind of the rear plate, the PCB plate including a fastening hole into which the coupling protrusion is fitted; and
a screw configured to be fitted in the hollow portion formed in the coupling protrusion.

US Pat. No. 10,602,622

WIRING BOARD

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A wiring board comprising:a first insulating layer that has a surface with a first level difference of unevenness;
a second insulating layer that is laminated on the first insulating layer and has a surface with a second level difference of unevenness, wherein the second insulating layer is made of an insulating material of same type as an insulating material of the first insulating layer;
a plurality of insulating particles contained in each of the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer, wherein the insulating particles contained in each of the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer include partly exposed particles that are exposed at the surface of the first insulating layer and the surface of the second insulating layer respectively and form the first level difference of unevenness and the second level difference of unevenness;
a first underlying metal layer positioned on the surface of the first insulating layer;
a second underlying metal layer positioned on the surface of the second insulating layer, wherein the second level difference of the unevenness is smaller than the first level difference;
a first wiring conductor on the first underlying metal layer; and
a second wiring conductor on the second underlying metal layer,
wherein an area rate of exposed portions of the partly exposed particles occupying in the surface of the first insulating layer is 20 to 30% when viewed in plan, and the area rate of exposed portions of the partly exposed particles occupying in the surface of the second insulating layer is 5 to 12% when viewed in plan.

US Pat. No. 10,602,619

ANISOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE CONNECTION STRUCTURE BODY

DEXERIALS CORPORATION, T...

1. An anisotropic conductive connection structure body comprising:a first electrode terminal on a surface of which a protruding portion is formed;
a second electrode terminal; and
an anisotropic conductive adhesive layer containing electrically conductive particles that provide conduction between the first electrode terminal and the second electrode terminal,
wherein a ratio of a height of the protruding portion to a before-compression particle size of the electrically conductive particles is less than 60%,
an opening area ratio of the first electrode terminal is more than or equal to 55%, and
a height of the second electrode terminal is more than or equal to 6 ?m.

US Pat. No. 10,602,618

PARTS MOUNTING SYSTEM AND PARTS MOUNTING METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A parts mounting system that mounts electronic parts including a first part and a second part supplied from a plurality of parts makers on a board by referring to previously stored parts data, the system comprising:a parts check processing section that, in a loading work of the electronic parts or a parts mounting work by a parts mounting device, detects parts information which is identification information applied to an electronic part and includes a parts code for specifying a part of the electronic part and a parts maker code for specifying a parts maker of the electronic part and checks the detected parts information with parts information previously registered in a storing part;
wherein the first part has a parts code and a parts maker code, and the second part has a parts code and a parts maker code; and
a parts data generation section that, when the parts maker code of the first part is stored and registered on a first storing part and when the parts maker code of the second part is not stored and registered on a second storing part and the parts code of the second part is identical to the parts code of the first part, generates the parts maker code of the second part from parts data of the first part by reading the parts code of the second part,
wherein the generated parts maker code of the second part is newly registered and stored on the second storing part as information relating to the electronic parts.

US Pat. No. 10,602,611

ROBOT CONTROL APPARATUS, ROBOT, AND ROBOT SYSTEM

Seiko Epson Corporation, ...

1. A robot control apparatus comprising:a case that houses components of the robot control apparatus, the case having a bottom plate;
a power supply board including a power supply component that is configured to supply electric power, the power supply board being disposed on the bottom plate of the case, a top surface of the power supply component extending along a first plane parallel to the bottom plate of the case, a height between the top surface of the power supply component and a bottom surface of the power supply board being a first value;
a driving board including a driving component that is configured to drive a robot with the electric power supplied from the power supply component, the driving board being disposed on the bottom plate of the case, a top surface of the driving component extending along a second plane parallel to the bottom plate of the case: and
a control board including a control component that is configured to control the robot, the control board being disposed on the bottom plate of the case, wherein
a distance between the first and second planes is smaller than the first value, and
the power supply board, the driving board, and the control board are respectively disposed on parallel planes.

US Pat. No. 10,602,602

HEAT SINK FOR PLUG-IN CARD, PLUG-IN CARD INCLUDING HEAT SINK, AND ASSOCIATED MANUFACTURING METHOD

EMC IP Holding Company LL...

1. A heat sink for a plug-in card, comprising:a first part secured to a surface of the plug-in card, the first part having a first heat radiating fin extending along a first direction, the first direction being perpendicular to the surface of the plug-in card;
a second part coupled to the first part and being movable relative to the first part in the first direction such that the heat sink has different heights with different overlaps between the first part and the second part, the second part having a second heat radiating fin corresponding to the first heat radiating fin and extending along the first direction; and
a first transmission mechanism pivotably coupled to a side wall of the plug-in card via a shaft oriented along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, wherein the side wall extends along a third direction perpendicular to the first direction and the second direction, the first transmission mechanism comprising a first end coupled to the shaft and a second end coupled to the second part of the heat sink,
wherein one of:
the first heat radiating fin and the second heat radiating fin are arranged in a staggered manner in the first direction and are in a thermal contact with each other, and have an offset in between in the second direction; or
the first heat radiating fin and the second heat radiating fin are aligned with each other in the first direction, and at least a portion of the second heat radiating fin is receivable in the first heat radiating fin and is in thermal contact with the first heat radiating fin.

US Pat. No. 10,602,596

ARCHITECTURES FOR LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHTING SYSTEMS

Lumenetix, LLC, Scotts V...

1. A system comprising:a lamp unit that includes multiple color strings,
wherein each color string of the multiple color strings includes one or more light-emitting diodes (LEDs) of a substantially similar color;
a control unit that includes
a memory configured to store a color model,
a processor configured to compute flux ratios for the multiple color strings based on the color model, and
a control driver configured to send the computed flux ratios to the lamp unit as a control signal; and
a cable coupled between an interface of the lamp unit and an interface of the control unit.

US Pat. No. 10,602,584

CONFIGURABLE LIGHTING SYSTEM

Eaton Intelligent Power L...

1. A luminaire comprising:at least one input settable to one of at least two states, the at least two states comprising a first state and a second state;
a first light source having a first color temperature;
a second light source having a second color temperature; and
a controller connected to the at least one input, the first light source, and the second light source, the controller configured to:
adjust power to the first light source when the at least one input is in the first state; and
adjust power to the second light source when the at least one input is in the second state.