US Pat. No. 10,643,271

RETROFITTING LEGACY SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS FOR TRAFFIC PROFILING AND MONETIZATION

1. An apparatus comprising:a first terminal that couples to an analog video signal conductor of a video content acquisition system;
a second terminal that couples to a voltage conductor of the video content acquisition system;
an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) that receives the analog video signal from the analog video signal conductor, wherein the ADC generates a digital video signal from the received analog video signal, and wherein an amount of images are extractable from the digital video signal;
a controller that receives the digital video signal generated by the ADC, wherein the controller detects a feature in at least one of the images, and wherein the controller comprises:
an environment filter circuit that compensates for undesirable weather conditions;
a motion detector circuit that detects motion by comparing images, wherein the motion detector circuit receives a first image and a second image, wherein the first image is captured by the video content acquisition system at a first time, wherein the second image is captured by the video content acquisition system at a second time, and wherein the second time occurs after the first time;
a feature detector circuit that detects at least one feature in an image; and
an image segmentation and marking engine that segments and marks at least one image, wherein the image segmentation and marking engine segments a first image and a second image into grid areas, wherein each of the grid areas of the first image and the second image is compared for differences and each assigned a motion value, wherein these grid areas in sequential images which are below or above a specified motion value threshold are visibly or forensically marked with identifying data, and wherein the mark is a digital signature that indicates a source of the captured content and also indicates an entity that is to receive image information; and
a power circuit that receives an input voltage signal from the voltage conductor of the video content acquisition system via the second terminal and generates a first supply voltage signal and a second supply voltage signal, wherein the input voltage signal is received onto an input terminal of the power circuit, wherein the first supply voltage signal is supplied onto a first output terminal of the power circuit, wherein the second supply voltage signal is supplied onto a second output terminal of the power circuit, wherein the first supply voltage signal has a first voltage level, wherein the second supply voltage signal has a second voltage level, wherein the first voltage level is different from the second voltage level % and wherein the power circuit supplies each of the ADC and the controller using either the first supply voltage signal or the second supply voltage signal.

US Pat. No. 10,642,264

SECURITY DRONE SYSTEM

SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS, ...

1. A security drone for monitoring a predetermined area comprising:a drone housing defining a cavity;
an actuator coupled to the drone housing and configured to move the drone housing through the predetermined area;
a camera coupled to the drone housing and configured to detect image data corresponding to the predetermined area as the drone housing moves through the predetermined area;
a network access device positioned within the cavity and configured to transmit and receive data via a network and to receive a selected swarm option; and
a drone processor positioned within the cavity, coupled to the actuator, the camera, and the network access device, and configured to:
control the actuator to move the drone housing through the predetermined area,
identify a potential threat in the predetermined area based on the image data as the drone housing is moved through the predetermined area,
control the actuator to move the drone housing relative to the potential threat based on the selected swarm option, and
identify whether the potential threat is a serious threat or a non-serious threat, transmit potential threat data corresponding to the potential threat to a remote device associated with a user in response to determining that the potential threat is the non-serious threat, and transmit the potential threat data corresponding to the potential threat to authorities in response to identifying that the potential threat is the serious threat.

US Pat. No. 10,640,051

VEHICLE GARMENT RACK

RSJS, LLC, Redmond (CA)

1. A garment rack for a vehicle, wherein the vehicle comprises a front seat with a headrest, the headrest of the front seat being adjustably mounted on at least one post, and a back seat with a top, the back seat being aligned with and behind the front seat, and both the front and back seat being supported on a floor, the garment rack comprising:a horizontal rod having a front end and a rear end, the horizontal rod comprising at least two telescopically engaged tubular members, and wherein the rear end is removably connectable to the top of the rear seat;
a front support comprising a vertical leg having a top end and a bottom end;
a front support strap configured to removably attach the top end of the vertical leg of the front support to the headrest mounting post; and
a pivotal joint between the front end of the horizontal rod and the front support.

US Pat. No. 10,638,938

EYEGLASSES TO DETECT ABNORMAL MEDICAL EVENTS INCLUDING STROKE AND MIGRAINE

Facense Ltd., Kiryat Tiv...

1. A system configured to detect an abnormal medical event, comprising:at least one right-side head-mounted device configured to measure at least two signals indicative of photoplethysmographic signals (PPGSR1 and PPGSR2, respectively) at first and second regions of interest (ROIR1 and ROIR2, respectively) on the right side of a user's head; wherein ROIR1 and ROIR2 are located at least 2 cm apart;
at least one left-side head-mounted device configured to measure at least two signals indicative of photoplethysmographic signals (PPGSL1 and PPGSL2, respectively) at first and second regions of interest (ROIL1 and ROIL2, respectively) on the left side of the user's head; wherein ROIL1 and ROIL2 are located at least 2 cm apart; and
a computer configured to detect the abnormal medical event based on an asymmetrical change to blood flow recognizable in PPGSR1, PPGSR2, PPGSL1, and PPGSL2.

US Pat. No. 10,638,898

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

IBOT Robotic Co. Ltd., T...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a self-propelled machine body, comprising a first dust-collecting box, a moving module and a first air flow channel connected to the first dust-collecting box; and
a portable machine body, detachably installed on the self-propelled machine body and comprising a housing having an inlet and an outlet and a suction motor disposed in the housing and communicating with the inlet and the outlet, wherein
when the portable machine body is installed on the self-propelled machine body, the suction motor of the portable machine body communicates with the first air flow channel of the self-propelled machine body, and the self-propelled machine body and the portable machine body are collectively actuated as a sweeping robot, so that air flows from outside of the self-propelled machine body and out of the portable machine body through the first air flow channel, the first dust-collecting box, the inlet, the suction motor, and the outlet; and
when the portable machine body is detached from the self-propelled machine body, the portable machine body is capable of being detachably connected to an auxiliary component, so that the portable machine body and the auxiliary component are adapted to be collectively actuated as a hand-held device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,720

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a first user equipment (UE) supporting a device-to-device (D2D) communication, the method comprising:receiving, from a second UE, a first resource pattern information corresponding to a first bitmap via a channel for a scheduling assignment; and
receiving, from the second UE, D2D data on one or more subframes determined by using the first bitmap,
wherein the first bitmap is selected from a first bitmap group based on the first resource pattern information,
wherein the first bitmap group is selected from a plurality of bitmap groups based on a second resource pattern information corresponding to a second bitmap,
wherein both of the first bitmap and the second bitmap are for determining the subframes on which the D2D data is received, and
wherein the second bitmap limits allowable values of the first resource pattern information.

US Pat. No. 10,639,506

PERSONAL RESPIRATORY PROTECTION DEVICE

3M Innovative Properties ...

1. Personal respiratory protection device for use by a wearer, comprising:a respirator body having a periphery, a filter media, forming at least part of the respirator body, and a gasket, the gasket being located at the periphery and extending along at least a portion of its length,
wherein the gasket comprises a sheet-like flexible elastomeric material and is contoured, the contour comprising a ridge that projects away from the periphery and is formed from a local increase in thickness of the sheet-like flexible elastomeric material, wherein the contour is substantially V-shaped, and further wherein a peak of the V-shaped contour corresponds to the ridge.

US Pat. No. 10,645,705

USE OF SUCCESSIVE INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION AND NON-ORTHOGONAL CODING TO FACILITATE UPLINK COMMUNICATION FROM MULTIPLE DEVICES ON SHARED AIR INTERFACE RESOURCES

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method to facilitate uplink communication by a first user equipment device (UE) and a second UE on shared air interface resources, wherein a base station serves the first and second UEs on a common carrier, the method comprising:selecting by the base station the first and second UEs to engage in uplink transmission on the shared air interface resources, wherein the selecting is based at least in part on the base station having threshold different uplink receive signal strength from the first UE than from the second UE;
directing by the base station both the first and second UEs to transmit to the base station on the shared air interface resources, wherein the first UE has first data to transmit and encodes the first data with a first code to produce first encoded data that the first UE will transmit on the shared air interface resources, and wherein the second UE has second data to transmit and encodes the second data with a second code to produce second encoded data that the second UE will transmit on the shared air interface resources, the first code and second code being different from and non-orthogonal to each other;
responsive to the directing, receiving by the base station on the shared air interface resources a combination of a transmission from the first UE of the first encoded data and a transmission from the second UE of the second encoded data; and
uncovering by the base station, from the received combination, the first data and the second data by a data-uncovering process including (i) applying successive interference cancellation in an effort to separate the first UE's transmission from the second UE's transmission and (ii) applying the first code to uncover the first data and applying the second code to uncover the second data.

US Pat. No. 10,645,837

ROTATING CARRIER

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A server computer system comprising:a chassis having a first chassis end, a second chassis end, and a chassis length from the first chassis end to the second chassis end;
a carrier having a first carrier end, a second carrier end, and a carrier length from the first carrier end to the second carrier end, the carrier being configured to house one or more computer components, and allow the one or more computer components to be removed from the first carrier end;
a pivot member being configured to connect the carrier to the chassis, and allow the carrier to rotate between a first position with the first carrier end within the chassis, and a second position with the first carrier end extending out of the chassis; and
at least one fastener configured to inhibit the carrier from rotating between the first position and the second position with the at least one fastener in a coupled position, wherein the carrier includes a flange, and wherein the at least one fastener interfaces with the flange and the chassis in the coupled position to inhibit the carrier from rotating between the first position and the second position.

US Pat. No. 10,645,835

OPTION CARD LATCH AND BUTTON

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A system, comprising:a slot to accept an option card, wherein the slot includes:
a connector to receive the option card; and
guide rails to guide the option card into the slot,
wherein at least one of the guide rails includes a latch and a button,
wherein the latch is a flexible member and flexes upwards when the option card is inserted into the slot and the button is in an unlocked position,
wherein when the option card is not inserted into the slot and the button is:
in a locked position, the latch prevents insertion of the option card into the slot;
in the unlocked position, the latch allows insertion of the option card into the slot; and
wherein when the option card is inserted into the slot and the button is:
in the locked position, the latch prevents removal of the option card from the slot;
in an unlocked position, the latch allows removal of the option card from the slot.

US Pat. No. 10,645,702

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MUTING RADIO RESOURCES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method in a wireless communication system, the wireless communication system comprising a plurality of network nodes for providing access to user nodes, the method comprising, when transmission from a first network node among the plurality of network nodes of the wireless communication system is to be muted:determining, by a network control node among the plurality of network nodes for the first network node, a first portion of time for muting transmission from the first network node based on a second portion of time for muting transmission from a second network node among the plurality of network nodes and a third portion of time for muting transmission from a third network node among the plurality of network nodes; and
based on the first portion of time, a second muting pattern for muting transmission from the second network node, and a third muting pattern for muting transmission from the third network node, determining, by the network control node, a first muting pattern for muting transmission from the first network node,
wherein:
determining the first portion of time for muting the first network node includes determining a maximum limit (Pn,max) of the first portion of time, and
the maximum limit (Pn,max) of the first portion of time is defined by one from the group:

wherein:
mn is a parameter characterizing a service area of the first network node (n), and
mj,n is a parameter representing interference caused by the first network node (n) within a service area of the second network node (j).

US Pat. No. 10,645,842

COLD PLATE WITH COMBINED INCLINED IMPINGEMENT AND RIBBED CHANNELS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A heat transfer device, comprising:a first enclosure comprising at least one inlet port;
a second enclosure comprising a bottom plate and one or more dividing walls to establish a plurality of channels, at least one internal surface of each channel having a plurality of rib structures to create turbulence in a fluid flow; and
a jet plate connecting the first enclosure and the second enclosure having a plurality of impinging jets that convey fluid from the first enclosure to the plurality of channels, said impinging jets being set at an angular deviation from normal relative to a surrounding adjacent surface of the jet plate, in a direction perpendicular to a direction of fluid flow within the plurality of channels, to cause local acceleration of fluid and to increase a local heat transfer rate.

US Pat. No. 10,643,269

MANAGING PRODUCTS AT A PHYSICAL MARKETPLACE

eBay Inc., San Jose, CA ...

1. A system comprising:at least one hardware processor;
an intake module, using the at least one hardware processor, to receive an image of a product and a category of the product for sale by a merchant at a physical marketplace, the product available during a time when the physical marketplace is accessible by a general population of people;
a product module to include the image in a list of images for the category, the list of images representing products available at the physical marketplace, the product module further to provide the list of images to customers of the physical marketplace; and
a listing module to:
request additional information regarding the product from the merchant in response to a request by one of the customers, the additional information being unavailable to the system;
generate, after receiving the requested additional information from the merchant in response to the request by the customer, a listing for the product using the image, the category, and the additional information;
determine that an ending time of the physical marketplace has passed; and
in response to and conditioned upon determining that the ending time of the physical marketplace has passed, cause the listing for the product to be made available on a network-based marketplace.

US Pat. No. 10,645,848

CONTAINER STRUCTURE WITH BUILTIN HEATSINK FOR HOUSING A SENSOR UNIT OF AN AUTONOMOUS DRIVING VEHICLE

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...

1. A sensor unit utilized in an autonomous driving vehicle, the sensor unit comprising:a unit tray including mounted therein,
a sensor interface to be coupled to a plurality of sensors mounted on a plurality of locations of an autonomous driving vehicle (ADV),
a host interface to be coupled to a host system, wherein the host system is configured to perceive a driving environment surrounding the ADV based on sensor data obtained from the sensors and to plan a path to autonomously drive the ADV, and
one or more sensor processing modules coupled to the sensor interface to process sensor data received from the sensors;
a unit base plate to receive the unit tray deposited thereon; and
a unit cover to cover the unit tray and the unit base plate, wherein the unit cover comprises a plurality of fins disposed on an external surface of the unit cover to form a heat sink integrated thereon to radiate heat generated and received from the sensor processing modules without using a fan, wherein the unit cover is made of a heat conductive material.

US Pat. No. 10,645,827

FLEXIBLE HOUSING AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a display screen; and a flexible housing attached to the display screen, wherein the flexible housing includes: a rigid frame including at least two separate rigid members;
an elastic fiber web, wherein two ends of the elastic fiber web are coupled to the two rigid members; and
a flexible outer casing arranged over an outer surface of the elastic fiber web, wherein wrinkles are formed in corresponding portions of the flexible outer casing and the elastic fiber web in response to the elastic fiber web not being subject to a bending force; wherein one or more separate rigid support members are disposed between the two rigid members that are coupled to the two ends of the elastic fiber web and enclosed rotating shafts; the elastic fiber web encloses an outer surface of each rigid support member; lengthwise fibers are arranged parallelly with a bending direction; widthwise fibers are arranged perpendicularly to the bending direction; the lengthwise fibers and the widthwise fibers are interweaved to form the elastic fiber web; and the lengthwise fibers have a diameter greater than that of the widthwise fibers.

US Pat. No. 10,645,768

LIGHT APPARATUS WITH ENLIGHTENED PATTERN

XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. L...

1. A light apparatus, comprising:a driver circuit for converting an external power source to a driving current;
a LED plate being connected to the driver circuit and having a first LED module for emitting a first light with the driving current;
an optical light guide having a bottom end facing to the first LED module for receiving the first light and having a top end forming an enlightened pattern where the first light escaped from the top end of the optical light guide, wherein the optical light guide comprises multiple components having bending parts to form a three-dimension structure;
a connector for fixing the LED plate to the optical light guide for aligning the first LED module to emit the first light into the bottom end and for transmitting heat of the LED plate to the optical light guide; and
a bulb shell covering the optical light guide.

US Pat. No. 10,645,704

MULTI-USER MULTIPLE-INPUT/MULTIPLE-OUTPUT TRANSMISSIONS IN MILLIMETER WAVE SYSTEMS

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:identifying a set of transmit beams having a channel characteristic above a first threshold, the set of transmit beams comprising an ordered list of transmit beams based on the associated channel characteristic of each transmit beam;
determining, based at least in part on the identified channel characteristic of the set of transmit beams, a cross-correlation metric between each receive beam of a set of receive beams, the set of receive beams comprising an ordered list of receive beam configurations with channel characteristic above a second threshold; and
transmitting a message that identifies the cross-correlation metric between each of the receive beams in the set of receive beams.

US Pat. No. 10,642,965

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFYING OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE PACKAGE BASED ON BINARY FILES

INSIGNARY INC., Seoul (K...

1. A method for identifying an open-source software package from a binary file for which an open-source license is to be checked, the method comprising:accessing a database generated to include a plurality of open-source software packages having a plurality of open-source files, a plurality of open-source software package names, a plurality of open-source file names, and open-source software package version information, based on a plurality of first identifiers included in each of the plurality of open-source files;
receiving the binary file;
extracting at least one second identifier included in the binary file by performing a string search on the binary file; and
extracting at least one first identifier that matches the at least one second identifier from the database, and outputting an open-source software package and open-source software package version information corresponding to the at least one first identifier,
wherein the extracting of the at least one second identifier included in the binary file includes:
extracting at least one open-source software package name and at least one open-source file name corresponding to the at least one first identifier, from the plurality of open-source software package names and the plurality of open-source file names;
assigning a weight to the at least one open-source software package name, based on the at least one open-source software package name and the at least one open-source file name; and
detecting an open-source software package name having the highest weight from the at least one open-source software package name to which the weight is assigned.

US Pat. No. 10,645,783

AC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE AND AC LED DRIVE METHODS AND APPARATUS

Lynk Labs, Inc., Elgin, ...

1. A lighting system comprising:a data communication circuit comprising an LED circuit and an antenna;
wherein the LED circuit comprises a plurality of LEDs connected in series, parallel, or opposing parallel;
wherein the LED circuit and the antenna are integrated in a package;
wherein the data communication circuit is integrated into a lighting device;
wherein the lighting device is adapted to be connected to a socket;
wherein the lighting device is configured to transmit data signals to or receive data signals from at least one telecommunications device; and
wherein the telecommunications device comprises a circuit configured to detect human touch via capacitive sensing.

US Pat. No. 10,645,778

METHODS OF COLOR SELECTION IN MULTIPLE COLOR LED LAMPS

Tomar Electronics, Inc., ...

1. A method of selecting a color in a multiple color LED lamp, the method comprising:receiving power through a single power lead of a multiple color LED lamp;
detecting, through a microcontroller in the LED lamp, a first power pulse sequence on the single power lead in a first predetermined pattern, the first predetermined pattern corresponding to a first desired color;
illuminating the LED lamp a first desired color in response to detecting the first predetermined pattern on the single power lead;
detecting, through the microcontroller in the LED lamp, a second power pulse sequence on the single power lead in a second predetermined pattern, the second predetermined pattern corresponding to a second desired color; and
illuminating the LED lamp a second desired color in response to detecting the second predetermined pattern on the single power lead.

US Pat. No. 10,645,732

METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING TIMING ADVANCE GROUPING

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:adding, by a base station, a first component carrier (CC) for a user equipment (UE);
determining, by the base station, a timing advance (TA) group to which the first CC belongs, wherein the TA group is a set of CCs that share a TA; and
sending, by the base station to the UE, identification information that identifies the TA group to which the first CC belongs.

US Pat. No. 10,643,479

VEHICLE DISPATCH SYSTEM, AUTONOMOUS DRIVING VEHICLE, AND VEHICLE DISPATCH METHOD

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. A vehicle dispatch system for an autonomous driving vehicle that provides a vehicle dispatch service in response to a vehicle dispatch request from a user, the vehicle dispatch system comprising:a recognition information acquisition unit configured to, by a sensor mounted in a dispatch vehicle, which is the autonomous driving vehicle to be dispatched, acquire surrounding environment recognition information, which is information of a surrounding environment of the dispatch vehicle;
a storage information acquisition unit configured to acquire surrounding environment storage information, which is information of the surrounding environment of the dispatch vehicle stored in advance;
a dispatch vehicle position estimation unit configured to estimate a dispatch vehicle position, which is a position of the dispatch vehicle, based on a comparison of the surrounding environment recognition information with the surrounding environment storage information;
a user terminal position estimation unit configured to estimate a user terminal position, which is a position of a user terminal;
a pedestrian position estimation unit configured to estimate a pedestrian position, which is a position of a pedestrian around the dispatch vehicle, based on the surrounding environment recognition information;
a surrounding image generation unit configured to generate a surrounding image representing the surrounding environment of the dispatch vehicle based on the surrounding environment recognition information or the surrounding environment storage information;
a superimposed image generation unit configured to generate a superimposed image having the dispatch vehicle position, the estimated pedestrian position and the user terminal position superimposed on the surrounding image representing the surrounding environment of the dispatch vehicle; and
an image display unit configured to display the superimposed image on the user terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,639,992

VEHICLE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A vehicle, comprising:at least one touch input device mounted within the vehicle and configured to sense a touch input of a user based on an electrode pattern mounted on a base thereof by forming an electrode on an injection object; and
a controller configured to operate apparatuses mounted within the vehicle based on the sensed touch input, wherein
the base of the at least one touch input device includes a first base and a second base stacked on the first base,
the electrode pattern includes a first electrode pattern and a second electrode pattern, wherein the first electrode pattern includes a first pattern groove formed on a surface of the first base and wherein the second electrode pattern includes a second pattern groove formed on a surface of the second base,
the first electrode pattern and the second pattern groove are respectively formed in the pattern groove,
the base is formed of multiple layers, the multiple layers including the first base and the second base,
the base includes a multi-curved surface shape,
each of the electrode patterns is designed to correspond to a shape of the base,
the at least one touch input device is fabricated by forming each of the pattern grooves on the base by emitting laser beams thereto and disposing each of the electrode patterns including a conductive material and a wiring unit configured to connect the each of electrode patterns with a circuit board in each of the pattern grooves, and
the base includes a metal complex that is reduced to metal when the laser beams are emitted to one surface of the base, thereby forming metal seed in each of the pattern grooves,
wherein the circuit board is located at a bottom of the touch input device, and
wherein the electrode patterns are positioned along a top surface of the touch input device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,844

ELECTRONICS COOLING MODULE

GE Aviation Systems LLC, ...

1. A liquid cooling module for cooling a silicon carbide electronic component, comprising:a housing supporting the silicon carbide electronic component, the housing having a cavity containing a liquid metal within a liquid flow channel thermally coupled to the silicon carbide electronic component, with the liquid flow channel defining a closed cooling loop;
a cold plate supporting the housing and having a cooling channel containing a liquid coolant and thermally coupled to the liquid flow channel via the housing;
a pump configured to pump the liquid coolant through the cooling channel;
a channel impeller located in the cooling channel of the cold plate for circulating the liquid coolant through the cooling channel;
a housing impeller positioned in the cavity for circulating the liquid metal through the cooling loop; and
a shaft extending through the housing and cold plate and coupling the housing impeller to the channel impeller such that rotation of the channel impeller drives rotation of the housing impeller.

US Pat. No. 10,645,843

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AIR CONDITIONING

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. An air conditioning system comprising:an air conditioning matrix;
a cooling fluid reservoir having a plurality of holes, the cooling fluid reservoir being configured to deliver a cooling fluid to the air conditioning matrix; and
a pocket configured to receive the cooling fluid reservoir;
wherein:
the air conditioning matrix is coupled to the pocket; and
the air conditioning matrix is configured to adsorb and retain the cooling fluid seeped from the plurality of holes of the cooling fluid reservoir.

US Pat. No. 10,645,826

ELASTIC CLAMPING FASTENER MODULE OF INDUSTRIAL CABINET RAIL

MARTAS PRECISION SLIDE CO...

1. An elastic clamping fastener module of an industrial cabinet rail, wherein a chassis is disposed at each of four corners of the industrial cabinet, and each vertically erected chassis has a plurality of buckle holes disposed apart from each other, and the elastic clamping fastener module is installed at a front end of a slide rail, configured to be opposite to the industrial cabinet, and provided for installing the slide rail horizontally between two chassis, and the elastic clamping fastener module comprises:a fixed seat, having a first receiving slot formed on a side of the fixed seat and configured to be corresponsive to the slide rail, a second receiving slot formed on the other side of the fixed seat, a stop plate disposed on a side of the second receiving slot and configured to be corresponsive to the chassis, two through holes formed on the stop plate and arranged side by side with an interval apart from each other, and a first fixing hook disposed in the second receiving slot;
an engaging plate, having a section fixed to a reverse side of the fixed seat and configured to be opposite to the second receiving slot, a hook extending outwardly from an another side of the engaging plate, and an engaging slot formed on a surface of the outwardly extended section and configured to be corresponsive to the stop plate;
a chassis fixing block, movably installed into the second receiving slot, and having two bumps formed on the chassis fixing block and configured to be corresponsive to a pair of through holes for passing and fixing into any two of the plurality of buckle holes of the chassis respectively;
a pair of first elastic elements, with an end disposed on a side of the chassis fixing block, such that the two bumps pass through the two through holes respectively;
a fixing block cover, with a side movably installed into the second receiving slot through a pair of pivots, and the fixing block cover being provided for covering the chassis fixing block and the pair of first elastic elements, so that the chassis fixing block can restrict a linear movement inside the fixing block cover, and the fixing block cover having a second fixing hook disposed at an edge of the fixing block cover and configured to be opposite to the pair of pivots; and
a second elastic element, with both ends disposed between the first fixing hook and the second fixing hook, for ensuring that the fixing block cover abuts against the chassis;
thereby, during installation, the engaging slot of the engaging plate is used for engaging by a front side of the chassis, and then the second elastic element is used to keep the fixing block cover abutting a reverse side of the chassis, and the chassis fixing block is pushed by the first elastic element to pass into the buckle holes corresponding to the chassis, and then the slide rail is fixed between two chassis.

US Pat. No. 10,645,782

SOLID-STATE LIGHTING WITH EMERGENCY POWER MANAGEMENT

ALEDDRA INC., Renton, WA...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire, comprising:at least two electrical conductors configured to couple to alternate-current (AC) mains;
one or more LED arrays with a forward voltage thereon;
a rechargeable battery comprising a high-potential electrode and a low-potential electrode with a terminal voltage thereon;
at least one full-wave rectifier coupled to the at least two electrical conductors and configured to convert a line voltage from the AC mains into a first direct-current (DC) voltage;
at least one input filter coupled to the at least one full-wave rectifier, the at least one input filter configured to suppress an electromagnetic interference (EMI) noise;
a charging circuit comprising a control device, a first transformer, a first ground reference, and a second ground reference electrically coupled to the low-potential electrode, the charging circuit coupled to the at least one full-wave rectifier via the at least one input filter and configured to convert the first DC voltage into a second DC voltage that charges the terminal voltage of the rechargeable battery to reach a third DC voltage;
an LED driving circuit comprising an input inductor, a logic control device, an electronic switch, at least one diode rectifier, an input capacitor, and an output capacitor connected between the at least one diode rectifier and the low-potential electrode, the LED driving circuit configured to receive the third DC voltage from the rechargeable battery and to convert the third DC voltage into a fourth DC voltage with a first LED driving current to power up the one or more LED arrays when the line voltage from the AC mains is unavailable;
a power supply unit comprising a main transformer and a third ground reference, the power supply unit configured to generate a main DC voltage with a second LED driving current to power up the one or more LED arrays at full power and to meet LED luminaire efficacy requirements when the line voltage from the AC mains is available; and
a luminaire control circuit comprising a first switch circuit and a second switch circuit partially coupled to the first switch circuit, the luminaire control circuit configured to regulate either or both of charging and discharging of the rechargeable battery,
wherein:
the first switch circuit comprises a first electronic switch configured to couple the rechargeable battery to the LED driving circuit and is configured to manage discharging of the rechargeable battery;
the second switch circuit comprises a second electronic switch configured to couple the charging circuit to the rechargeable battery and is configured to manage charging of the rechargeable battery.

US Pat. No. 10,645,780

CONTROL CIRCUIT AND CONTROL METHOD FOR LIGHTING CIRCUIT, AND LIGHTING CIRCUIT

JOULWATT TECHNOLOGY (HANG...

1. A control circuit for a lighting circuit, comprising a voltage detecting circuit and a current control circuit,wherein an AC input signal provided by an AC input terminal of the lighting circuit is rectified to obtain a rectified voltage between a high potential end and a low potential end, the low potential end of the rectified voltage is used as a reference ground, a load of the lighting circuit is composed of first to Nth light strings connected in series, and N is a natural number greater than or equal to 2,
wherein the voltage detecting circuit has two input terminals which are respectively connected to the high potential end and the low potential end of the rectified voltage, the current control circuit receives an output voltage from the voltage detecting circuit, the high potential end of the rectified voltage is connected to a first end of the first light string through a first unilateral conduction element, a second end of the first light string is connected to the reference ground through a first switch module, second ends of the second to the Nth light strings are respectively connected to second to the Nth switch modules through second to Nth unilateral conduction elements, and an output voltage of the current control circuit is applied to control terminals of the first to the Nth switch modules;
wherein the voltage detecting circuit determines whether the AC input terminal is connected to a dimmer that is detected by detecting the rectified voltage, when a connection of the AC input terminal is detected to be connected to the dimmer, the current control circuit controls the Nth switch module to be turned on and the first to the (N?1)th switch modules to be turned off, so that the first to the Nth light strings are simultaneously turned on, and when it is detected that the AC input terminal is not connected to the dimmer, the current control circuit controls one of the first to the Nth switch modules to be turned on and the rest of the first to the Nth switch modules to be turned off in accordance with the output voltage of the voltage detecting circuit, so that the first to the Nth light strings are individually controlled to be turned on in accordance with the rectified voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,645,762

INDUCTIVE NOZZLE HEATING ASSEMBLY

Ultimaker B.V., Utrecht ...

1. An inductive nozzle heating assembly for an additive manufacturing system, comprising:a plurality of rod shaped nozzle bodies of electrically conductive material and wherein each nozzle body is provided with a passageway extending from an inlet end to an outlet end of the rod shaped nozzle body for dispensing an extrudable material;
wherein each of the plurality of rod shaped nozzle bodies comprises a heating piece, the heating piece having a predetermined Curie temperature;
an induction coil unit for magnetic engagement with the heating piece of each rod shaped nozzle body to allow heating thereof, wherein the induction coil unit comprises an inductive coil member wrapped around a core body made of soft magnetic material having two opposing ends, the core body extending through the induction coil member, wherein the rod shaped nozzle body is interposed between the two opposing ends, each opposing end being separated from the rod shaped nozzle body by at least the minimum distance, and
wherein each nozzle body is movably arranged between an upward position and a downward position with respect to the induction coil unit for magnetic engagement and magnetic disengagement of the heating piece, respectively, with the induction coil unit.

US Pat. No. 10,645,751

METHOD FOR CONFIGURING A DRX TIMER IN A CARRIER AGGREGATION WITH AT LEAST ONE SCELL OPERATING IN AN UNLICENSED SPECTRUM AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:configuring a first cell group including at least one first cell and a second cell group including at least one second cell served by an e-NodeB (eNB), wherein the first cell group operates in a licensed band and the second cell group operates in an unlicensed band;
receiving two Discontinuous Reception (DRX) timer values, wherein a first DRX timer value is related to the first cell group and a second DRX timer value is related to the second cell group, wherein the first DRX timer value is smaller than the second DRX timer value;
monitoring Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) reception on the first cell and the second cell while an onDurationTimer is running, wherein the onDurationTimer is commonly configured for the first cell and the second cell in a periodic manner;
based on a first PDCCH being detected in the first cell while the onDurationTimer is running, starting a first drx-InactivityTimer and maintaining a monitoring of PDCCH reception on the first cell while the first drx-InactivityTimer is running; and
based on a second PDCCH being detected in the second cell while the onDurationTimer is running, starting a second drx-InactivityTimer and maintaining a monitoring of PDCCH reception on the second cell while the second drx-InactivityTimer is running,
wherein the first drx-InactivityTimer is set to the first DRX timer value and the second drx-InactivityTimer is set to the second DRX timer value based on the first PDCCH and the second PDCCH being detected in different times, and
wherein the first drx-InactivityTimer and the second drx-InactivityTimer are set to the second DRX timer value based on the first PDCCH and the second PDCCH being detected in a same time.

US Pat. No. 10,645,697

RESOURCE SCHEDULING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

11. A resource scheduling method, comprising:generating, by a communication apparatus in a WLAN, resource scheduling information for a frequency domain resource, wherein the frequency domain resource comprises a 20 MHz frequency segment, the resource scheduling information comprises a resource allocation (RA) field for the 20 MHz frequency segment, the RA field indicating both information related to the number of stations scheduled on a resource unit (RU) and an allocation of one or more RUs in the frequency domain resource, wherein the allocation of the one or more RUs comprises:
size of each RU, the size indicating a quantity of subcarriers included in an allocated RU; and
location of each RU within a bandwidth of the frequency domain resource; and
sending, by the communication apparatus, the resource scheduling information;
wherein for a first RU in the allocation, which first RU has a smaller number of subcarriers than a smallest number of subcarriers for multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO), the number of stations scheduled on the first RU is a default value;
for a second RU in the allocation, which second RU has a number of subcarriers that is equal to or greater than the smallest number of subcarriers for MU-MIMO, at least 2 bits in the RA field are used for indicating the number of stations scheduled on the second RU.

US Pat. No. 10,639,108

PROCESS FOR PERCUTANEOUS OPERATIONS

Auris Health, Inc., Redw...

1. A method for performing a percutaneous operation on a patient, comprising:advancing a first alignment sensor on a distal tip of an endoscope into a cavity through a patient lumen, the first alignment sensor providing the position and orientation of the alignment sensor in free space in real time, wherein advancing the first alignment sensor on the distal tip of the endoscope into the cavity comprises actuating a robotic arm of a surgical robotic system in response to an input at a control module of the surgical robotic system;
manipulating the first alignment sensor until the first alignment sensor is located in proximity to an object to be removed from the cavity;
making a percutaneous opening in the patient with a surgical tool comprising a second alignment sensor that provides the position and orientation of the surgical tool in free space in real time;
receiving, at a computer system for the robotic surgical system, data from the first and second alignment sensors;
providing, via a display device, a graphical interface displaying one or more graphical elements representing the orientation of the surgical tool relative to the distal tip based on the data from the first and second alignment sensors; and
directing the surgical tool including the second alignment sensor through the percutaneous opening and towards the object using the graphical elements.

US Pat. No. 10,645,850

ELECTROMAGNETIC-WAVE-ABSORBING COMPOSITE SHEET

Seiji Kagawa, Koshigaya-...

1. An electromagnetic-wave-absorbing composite sheet comprising an electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film, and an electromagnetic-wave-shielding film laminated on said electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film;said electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film comprising a thin Ni or conductive polymer film having surface resistance in a range of 50-200 ?/square, which is formed on a surface of a plastic film; and
an area ratio of said electromagnetic-wave-shielding film to said electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film being 10-80%.

US Pat. No. 10,645,849

ELECTRICAL SWITCHING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED ELECTRICAL TRACTION BOX

ALSTOM TRANSPORT TECHNOLO...

1. An electrical switching device of an electrical power module able to be integrated into an electrical traction box of a transport vehicle, the traction box comprising a cooling device able to cool the switching device, the switching device comprising:an electrical assembly provided with an electrical switching element, and
a pressing device for pressing the electrical assembly comprising a support element of the electrical assembly and pressing elements of the electrical assembly,
wherein the switching device comprises a base for receiving the electrical assembly, the base being intended to be positioned between the electrical assembly and the cooling device when the switching device is integrated into the traction box, and wherein the pressing elements extend between the support element and the base and are configured to exert a bearing force on the base able to keep the base against the cooling device when the switching device is integrated into the traction box.

US Pat. No. 10,645,822

LOCATING DEVICE

Hanwit Precision Industri...

1. A locating device, comprising:a casing comprising a position-limiting member on a top side thereof and a mounting structure on at least one of two opposite side walls thereof, said position-limiting member comprising a receiving space and a receiving slot on at least one of two opposite lateral sides of said receiving space;
a fitting member comprising a recess, a through hole cut through a bottom wall of said recess, an axle structure provided in said recess and a positioning structure located on at least one of two opposite side walls thereof for positioning in said mounting structure of said casing; and
an operating device set comprising a lever and a sliding rod, said lever comprising a pivot connection head extended from a front side thereof and inserted through said through hole into said receiving space, a pivot connection portion located on said pivot connection head and pivotally connected to said axle structure and a sliding slot located on said pivot connection head and disposed at a side relative to said pivot connection portion, said sliding rod being movably mounted in said sliding slot, said sliding rod comprising an end portion located on at least one of two opposite ends thereof and disposed in said receiving slot;
wherein said operating device set is movable relative to said fitting member between an open position where said positioning structure of said fitting member is unlocked from said mounting structure of said casing and a close position where said positioning structure of said fitting member is locked to said mounting structure of said casing; when said operating device set is moved from said open position to said close position, said lever is moved with said sliding rod in said sliding slot, causing displacement of said pivot connection portion to carry said fitting member to move relative to said casing,
wherein said axle structure of said fitting member comprises two axle holes respectively located on two opposite side walls of said recess, and an axle rod mounted between said two axle holes; said pivot connection portion of said lever comprises a pivot hole pivotally coupled to said axle rod of said axle structure of said fitting member.

US Pat. No. 10,645,800

HIGH-FREQUENCY CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Avary Holding (Shenzhen) ...

1. A high-frequency circuit board, comprising:a first circuit structure, wherein the first circuit structure comprises a first substrate layer and at least one first circuit layer; the at least one first circuit layer is formed on at least one surface of the first substrate layer; and at least one receiving cavity is defined in the first substrate layer;
a second circuit structure embedded in the receiving cavity, wherein the second circuit structure comprises a second substrate layer, at least one second circuit layer embedded in the second substrate layer, and a plurality of support columns formed on the second substrate layer; and
a dielectric layer formed on the second circuit layer, wherein a portion of the dielectric layer is filled into gaps between an inner wall of the receiving cavity and the second circuit structure; the plurality of support columns is embedded in the dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 10,645,758

HEATING DEVICE

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

1. A heating device comprising:a support and a heating element arranged on said support;
said heating element comprising a first electrical terminal and a second electrical terminal; and
said heating element comprising a multiplicity of heating conductors that are electrically connected to one another, and
wherein starting from said first terminal, said heating element is divided into a number of heating conductor groups in series one behind the other,
wherein at least three said heating conductor groups are connected in series to one another between said first terminal and said second terminal,
wherein in at least one said heating conductor group, at least three said heating conductors are provided, connected in parallel to one another, and
wherein said heating element is divided into a number of said heating conductor groups with different cross-sectional areas of said respective heating conductors, so that within one said heating conductor group all of said heating conductors have the same cross-sectional area.

US Pat. No. 10,645,733

SIGNALING AND DETERMINATION OF SLOT AND MINI-SLOT STRUCTURE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:transmitting, by a base station in a first frequency band, a first signal based on a first numerology associated with the first frequency band, wherein the first numerology defines a first slot including a first number of symbols having a first tone spacing, wherein the first signal indicates a second numerology defining a second slot including a second number of symbols having a second tone spacing different from the first tone spacing, and wherein the second slot includes a plurality of mini-slots of different lengths, wherein a first mini-slot of the plurality of mini-slots includes a different number of symbols than a second mini-slot of the plurality of mini-slots in the second slot; and
communicating, by the base station with a wireless communication device, a second signal based on the second numerology during the first mini-slot including a third number of symbols less than the second number of symbols in the second slot,
wherein symbol boundaries of the symbols of the first numerology and symbol boundaries of the symbols of the second numerology are time-aligned at least at every 1 millisecond (ms) time interval.

US Pat. No. 10,645,709

PACKET DATA TRANSMISSION IN A MIMO SYSTEM

KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.,...

1. A method of operating packet data transmission between a primary station and a secondary station, the method comprising:monitoring, by a secondary station, a radio environment;
sending, by the secondary station, radio environment information to the primary station, the radio environment information being indicative of characteristics of a channel transfer function between one or more interference sources and secondary station antennas; and
configuring, by the secondary station, receiver resources of the secondary station for processing received data and interference signals based on the radio environment information.

US Pat. No. 10,639,404

WOUND DRESSING

WOUND HEALING TECHNOLOGIE...

1. A wound dressing comprising:a wound-fluid drain for use in negative pressure wound treatment (“NPT drain”);
a vacuum/drainage tube comprising a terminus associated with the NPT drain, said NPT drain being configured to non-simultaneously withdraw fluid from a wound and deliver fluid to the wound;
fluid-absorbing/transferring layer for distributing negative pressure from the NPT drain, said fluid-absorbing/transferring material being in contact with the NPT drain;
a vapor sealant sheet formed from a hydrocolloid material, the vapor sealant sheet that overlies the fluid-absorbing/transferring layer, said vapor sealant sheet comprising an adhesive located over at least a central zone of a wound-facing surface of the vapor sealant sheet, the adhesive for adhering the vapor sealant sheet to the fluid-absorbing/transferring layer, said adhesive that mechanically maintains the placement and orientation of fluid-absorbing/transferring layer relative to the vapor sealant sheet; and
a tube-anchorage component that is in contact with at least a portion of the vapor sealant sheet and a portion of the fluid-absorbing/transferring layer, the tube-anchorage component for mechanically maintaining placement of the NPT drain relative to the fluid-absorbing/transferring layer.

US Pat. No. 10,645,845

FORCED FLOW COOLING TEMPERATURE CONTROL METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS

NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS ...

1. An apparatus for providing forced flow cooling in a circuit card environment, the apparatus comprising:at least one circuit card including first and second longitudinally spaced circuit card subassemblies, connected together into a single circuit card oriented substantially in a lateral-longitudinal plane, the first and second circuit card subassemblies being connected together by a laterally extending card connector oriented in a parallel lateral-longitudinal plane to the first and second circuit card subassemblies, the first and second circuit card subassemblies having first and second operating temperatures, respectively, the first and second operating temperatures being different from one another;
a housing defining a housing internal volume which completely three-dimensionally surrounds the circuit card;
a first temperature inlet coupling for routing a first temperature-control fluid into the housing, the first temperature inlet coupling being laterally aligned with the first circuit card subassembly;
a first temperature outlet coupling for routing the first temperature-control fluid out of the housing, the first temperature outlet coupling being laterally aligned with the first circuit card subassembly and longitudinally spaced upon the housing from the first temperature inlet coupling;
a second temperature inlet coupling for routing a second temperature-control fluid into the housing, the second temperature inlet coupling being laterally aligned with the second circuit card subassembly;
a second temperature outlet coupling for routing the second temperature-control fluid out of the housing, the second temperature outlet coupling being laterally aligned with the second circuit card subassembly and longitudinally spaced upon the housing from the second temperature inlet coupling;
wherein the first temperature-control fluid is directed laterally across at least a portion of the first circuit card subassembly within the housing internal volume in a first flow path to induce the first operating temperature concurrently with the second temperature-control fluid being directed laterally across at least a portion of the second circuit card subassembly within the housing internal volume in a second flow path to induce the second operating temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,645,830

HOUSING, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECIS...

1. A housing comprising:a metal frame;
and a plastic member;
wherein the metal frame and the plastic member are integrally formed, the metal frame comprises a plastic grabbing recess to receive a portion of the plastic member, an opening of the plastic grabbing recess is formed with a first convex tooth, the first convex tooth narrows the opening of the plastic grabbing recess, and the first convex tooth locks the portion of the plastic member;
the metal frame defines space and is provided as periphery of the space;
the metal frame comprises a main surface, an upper surface, and a bottom surface, the main surface faces the space, the upper surface and the bottom surface are provided at opposite sides of the main surface, and the plastic grabbing recess is provided in the main surface.

US Pat. No. 10,645,796

ELECTRICAL NODE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRICAL NODE AND MULTILAYER STRUCTURE COMPRISING ELECTRICAL NODE

TACTOTEK OY, Oulunsalo (...

1. A multilayer structure comprising:at least one electrical node including:
a substrate for accommodating at least one functional element, said substrate having a first side and an opposite second side, said substrate further hosting a number of connecting elements for at least one electrically or electromagnetically connecting the at least one functional element with an external structure;
the at least one functional element comprising at least one electronic component and a number of conductive traces connecting thereto, provided to the substrate and projecting from the first side of the substrate; and
a first material layer having a modulus of elasticity of about 2000 MPA or less and defining a protective covering at least upon said at least one functional element, said first material layer defining at least a portion of the exterior surface of the node;
wherein the first material layer is arranged to reduce at least one of thermal expansion or mechanical deformation related stresses between one or more elements included in the node, adjacent the node or at least at a proximity thereto, between the connecting elements and at least one element of the external structure; and
the external structure including:
a host substrate supporting the at least one electrical node thereon by abutting the second side of the substrate of the electrical node; and
a plastic material layer molded or casted, from a source material, directly on the host substrate and the at least one electrical node, thereby at least partially embedding the at least one electrical node therein.

US Pat. No. 10,643,604

LANGUAGE MODEL CUSTOMIZATION IN SPEECH RECOGNITION FOR SPEECH ANALYTICS

1. A method for performing voice analytics on interactions with an organization, comprising:training a customized language model for the organization by:
receiving, by a speech recognition engine, organization-specific training data and generic training data;
computing, by the speech recognition engine, a plurality of similarities between the generic training data and the organization-specific training data;
assigning, by the speech recognition engine, a plurality of weights to the generic training data through partitioning the generic training data into a plurality of partitions in accordance with the computed similarities wherein the computed similarities comprise a fixed set of one or more threshold similarities, associating a partition similarity with each of the partitions, the partition similarity corresponding to the average similarity of the data in the partition, and assigning a desired weight to each partition, the desired weight corresponding to the partition similarity of the partition;
combining, by the speech recognition engine, the generic training data with the organization-specific training data in accordance with the weights to generate customized training data;
training, by the speech recognition engine, the customized language model using the customized training data; and
outputting, by the speech recognition engine, the customized language model, the customized language model being configured to compute a likelihood of phrases in a medium;
receiving, by the speech recognition engine, an input speech from an interaction between a customer and an agent of the organization; and
performing voice analytics on the received input speech.

US Pat. No. 10,645,846

HOUSING FOR AVIONIC EQUIPMENT COMPRISING A COMPOSITE PARTITION AND METAL HEATSINKS

1. A housing for aircraft avionic equipment comprising a plate on a surface of which are connected heatsinks,wherein
the plate is made of composite material, said composite material comprising a fibrous reinforcement densified by a polymer matrix,
wherein the heatsinks are made of a metal alloy having a thermal conductivity greater than or equal to 120 W/m/K,
wherein
the heatsinks are sewn or knitted to the plate with assembly fibers,
wherein the assembly fibers are made of an organic or metallic material.

US Pat. No. 10,645,820

DISPLAY DEVICE

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. A display device, comprising:a front frame, positioned at a light emitting side of the display device;
a backlight module;
a display panel, positioned between the front frame and the backlight module; and
a connecting rod, passing through the backlight module and connected to the front frame, the connecting rod does not penetrate a side of the front frame facing the light emitting side;
wherein the backlight module comprises a panel installation region corresponding to a position of the display panel and a peripheral region adjacent to the panel installation region, and the connecting rod is positioned in the peripheral region,
wherein the display device further comprises a module upper frame, wherein the module upper frame is a separate structure, and positioned between the display panel and the front frame, and the connecting rod passes through the backlight module and the module upper frame and connects to the front frame.

US Pat. No. 10,645,818

SOLDERING METHOD

Senju Metal Industry Co.,...

1. A soldering method characterized in that the soldering method comprises:a first step of applying solder paste in which a solder alloy is mixed with residue-free flux to a soldering portion on a circuit board, and mounting an electronic part on the solder paste;
a second step of volatilizing the residue-free flux contained in the solder paste by heating the circuit board in a furnace set to be a vacuum state and a first temperature to become a residue-free condition, wherein the residue-free condition contains an amount of flux residue that is 1% by weight or less of the flux;
a third step of removing an oxide film on at least the soldering portion by heating the circuit board in the furnace set to be a reducing atmospheric state and a second temperature; and
a fourth step of melting solder contained in the solder paste by heating the circuit board in the furnace set to be a vacuum state and a third temperature which is higher than the second temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,645,815

APPLICATION OF ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS TO AN ELECTRICALLY INSULATING SUBSTRATE

Landa Labs (2012) LTD., ...

1. A method of applying a pattern of composition to an electrically insulating substrate, which method comprises:a) providing a flexible membrane, wherein a first surface of the membrane has a pattern of grooves formed therein, the pattern of grooves corresponding at least partially to a desired pattern of electrical conductors for the electrically insulating substrate, and wherein a distance between facing edges for at least one pair of adjacent grooves in the pattern of grooves is less than 15 ?m;
b) loading into the grooves of the first surface of the membrane a composition that includes, as composition components, electrically conductive particles and an adhesive, said loading being performed in one or more filling cycle(s) such that on completion of loading the composition substantially fills the grooves, level with the first surface of the membrane, and parts of the first surface between the grooves are substantially devoid of the composition;
c) contacting the membrane with the electrically insulating substrate with the first surface of the membrane facing the electrically insulating substrate;
d) applying pressure to the membrane to cause the composition loaded into the grooves in the first surface of the membrane to adhere to the electrically insulating substrate; and,
e) separating the membrane from the substrate to transfer the composition from the grooves in the first surface of the membrane to the electrically insulating substrate, thereby applying a pattern of composition to the electrically insulated substrate that corresponds at least partially to the desired pattern of electrical conductors for the electrically insulated substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,645,761

TRANSPARENT PANE WITH HEATED COATING

SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE...

1. A transparent pane comprising:at least one heatable, electrically conductive coating connected to at least two collection lines configured to establish an electrical connection to two poles of a voltage source, so that an applied supply voltage of the voltage source causes a heating current to flow over a heating field formed between the at least two collection lines, wherein the heating field contains at least one coating-free zone that is delimited by a zone edge of the coating-free zone, the zone edge being formed, at least in sections, by a region of the electrically conductive coating that is surrounded, at least in sections, by at least one additional electrode,
wherein the at least one additional electrode is electrically connected to the at least two collection lines via the heating field of the coating,
wherein the at least two collection lines have a bright, silver color and the at least one additional electrode has a dark color, wherein production of the at least two collection lines comprises a silver paste with a silver content from 70 to 90 wt.-%, based on the total amount of the silver paste, and production of the at least one additional electrode comprises a silver paste with a silver content from 50 to <70 wt.-%, based on the total amount of the silver paste, and
wherein an electrical conductivity of the at least one additional electrode is 0.05 to 0.3 times an electrical conductivity of the at least two collection lines.

US Pat. No. 10,645,734

MISSION-CRITICAL USER PRIORITY-BASED RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COLLISION RESOLUTION IN COEXISTING PS-LTE AND LTE-M NETWORK

INHA-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP...

1. A mission-critical user priority-based random access method, comprising:broadcasting information as part of a system information block (SIB) 2 in order for an eNB to allocate a random access channel (RACH) slot in a network environment in which an LTE-based public safety (PS-LTE) network and an LTE-based marine (LTE-M) network coexist;
selecting an emergency slot as a next RACH slot when a number of mission-critical high priority-based user equipments (MCHP UEs) is greater than a predefined threshold and processing the MCHP UEs during a random access procedure; and
selecting a normal slot as a next RACH slot when the number of MCHP UEs is smaller than a predefined threshold and processing the MCHP UEs,
wherein the eNB allocates the RACH slot based on configurations in order to prevent a preamble collision.

US Pat. No. 10,645,715

SPLITTING SCHEDULING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF FOR INTEGRATING HETEROGENEOUS NETWORK

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd...

1. A splitting scheduling system for integrating heterogeneous network, comprising:one or a plurality of wireless router, configured to provide a wireless network service for a communication connecting device;
a mobile network core system; and
a heterogeneous network router, connected with the mobile network core system and the wireless router, configured to provide a mobile network service for the communication connecting device;
wherein, when an external terminal device is located in a service covering range of the heterogeneous network router and the wireless router and the terminal device has a heterogeneous network integrating access condition, then the heterogeneous network router enables the terminal device to communicate with the wireless router and the heterogeneous network router in the same time, and then the heterogeneous network router assigns a downlink traffic splitting ration to the terminal device according to a communication status of the wireless router and the heterogeneous network router respectively, wherein the communication status further comprises at least one of loading degree, transmission rate, signal strength, or service interruption probability, wherein the service interruption probability further comprises at least one of packet loss rate,
wherein assigning the downlink traffic splitting ration further comprises:
determining whether RSSI value of the wireless router exceeds linking threshold value;
setting directly the downlink traffic splitting ration when the RSSI value of the wireless router not exceeds linking threshold value, or determining loading status to decide a classification of the loading status and then set the downlink traffic splitting ration when the RSSI value of the wireless router exceeds linking threshold value, wherein the classification of the loading status is set as three statuses of lightness, moderation and heaviness according to relationships between respective loads of the wireless network service and the mobile network service and upper and lower threshold values of loads,
when the loading status of the wireless network service and the mobile network service are heaviness, setting the downlink traffic splitting ration as TXL:TXW*ub, TXL and TXW are the maximum transmission values that may be reached by the mobile network service and the wireless network service respectively, and ub is an upper limit ratio to the downlink traffic splitting ration of the wireless network service;
when the loading status of the wireless network service and the mobile network service are moderation, setting the downlink traffic splitting ration by adding up data of the wireless network service and the mobile network service exceeding a lower limit of load respectively and using the respective and the optimal MCS ration; and
amending the downlink traffic splitting ration when the packet loss rate of the mobile network service or the wireless network service exceeds a set upper limit threshold of the packet loss rate.

US Pat. No. 10,645,713

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR UPLINK TRANSMISSION ADAPTATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

11. A method of a wireless communication device, wherein the wireless communication device comprises:a radio transceiver;
first and second autonomous radio access control units, wherein the first and second radio access control units are configured to control operation of the wireless communication device in association with a first network node of a first radio access system and a second network node of a second radio access system, respectively; and
a radio control unit configured to manage time sharing of the radio transceiver by the first and second radio access control units;
the method comprising, during use of the radio transceiver by the first radio access control unit:
receiving, by the radio control unit, a first message from the second radio access control unit, the first message indicating a timing of an upcoming gap in the use of the radio transceiver by the first radio access control unit, wherein the timing of the upcoming gap is autonomously established by the second radio access control unit;
determining, by the radio control unit, whether a reception by the radio transceiver of an expected response to a planned uplink transmission by the first radio access control unit coincides with the timing of the upcoming gap; and if so
sending, by the radio control unit, a second message to the first radio access control unit, the second message being configured to cause adaptation of the planned uplink transmission;
wherein the method further comprises:
determining, by the radio control unit, whether the reception by the radio transceiver of the expected response to the planned uplink transmission coincides with the timing of the upcoming gap, wherein the second message indicates that the reception by the radio transceiver of the expected response to the planned uplink transmission coincides with the timing of the upcoming gap; and
adapting, by the first radio access control unit, the planned uplink transmission in response to receiving the second message;
wherein determining whether the reception by the radio transceiver of the expected response to the planned uplink transmission coincides with the timing of the upcoming gap comprises:
comparing a time until a starting time of the of the upcoming gap with a threshold value, wherein the threshold value is based on a round-trip time between the wireless communication device and the first network node; and
determining that the reception by the radio transceiver of the expected response to the planned uplink transmission coincides with the timing of the upcoming gap if the time until the starting time of the of the upcoming gap is lower than the threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,645,712

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

19. A communication method, comprising:in a first communication apparatus that operates as an Access Point (AP), and wirelessly communicates with a plurality of second communication apparatuses based on IEEE802.11 standard:
transmitting a first trigger frame to the plurality of second communication apparatuses to request the plurality of second communication apparatuses to transmit a first frame, wherein the first frame includes transmission data amount information for each of the plurality of second communication apparatuses;
receiving the first frame from each of the plurality of second communication apparatuses in response to the transmitted first trigger frame, wherein the received first frame includes the transmission data amount information for one of the plurality of second communication apparatuses;
transmitting a second trigger frame to the plurality of second communication apparatuses, wherein
the second trigger frame is a trigger for transmission of uplink data frames of the plurality of second communication apparatuses, and
the second trigger frame includes:
identification information indicating the plurality of second communication apparatuses which are destinations of the second trigger frame,
transmission information related to a transmission time period for the plurality of second communication apparatuses to transmit the uplink data frames,
subcarrier information related to allocated subcarrier for each of the plurality of second communication apparatuses to transmit the uplink data frames, and
power information related to a transmission power for each of the plurality of second communication apparatuses to transmit the uplink data frames; and
receiving data frame from each of the plurality of second communication apparatuses,
wherein the data frame is transmitted by each of the plurality of second communication apparatuses in response to the second trigger frame, based on the identification information, the transmission information, the subcarrier information, and the power information.

US Pat. No. 10,645,693

METHODS AND APPARATUS OF IMPLEMENTING AND/OR USING A CONTROL CHANNEL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

9. A first wireless terminal, comprising:at least one processor configured to:
communicate on a first control subchannel allocated by a base station to the first wireless terminal during a first time period, said first control subchannel including a first set of control channel segments, said first set including a first number of control channel segments; and
receive a mode control signal from the base station, said mode control signal indicating index locations over time and frequency of the control channel segments in the first set, said mode control signal commanding said first wireless terminal to switch from a first mode of operation during the first time period to a second mode of operation during a second time period, wherein during the second mode of operation, said first wireless terminal is allocated a different amount of control channel segments from said first mode of operation, said second time period having the same duration as said first time period; and
a memory coupled to the processor.

US Pat. No. 10,645,841

COOLING DEVICE

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

1. A cooling device configured to cool an electronic device, the cooling device comprising:a cooling tank accommodating a coolant and the electronic device, the electronic device being immersed in the coolant;
a support frame; and
a rotary shaft; wherein:
the support frame comprises a first side plate, a second side plate, a first support plate, and a second support plate;
the first support plate is opposite to the second support plate;
the second side plate is coupled between the first support plate and the second support plate;
the first side plate is coupled to the first support plate and spaced apart from the second support plate to define an opening;
the first side plate, the second side plate, the first support plate, and the second support plate cooperatively define a receiving space for receiving the cooling tank;
the cooling tank is rotationally coupled to the second support plate of the support frame by the rotary shaft; and
the rotary shaft is a rotating axis of the cooling tank, the rotary shaft rotating the cooling tank out of the opening.

US Pat. No. 10,645,823

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

DENSO TEN Limited, Kobe ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a circuit board;
a case within which the circuit board is provided and which has a plurality of first contact parts to contact with the circuit board;
a cover which has a plurality of second contact parts to contact with the circuit board;
a hook part which is provided to one of the case and the cover; and
a receiving part which is provided to other of the case and the cover and which corresponds to the hook part,
wherein the hook part engages with the receiving part, whereby the cover is fitted onto the case and the plurality of first contact parts of the case and the plurality of second contact parts of the cover hold and fix the circuit board interposed therebetween,
wherein a clearance for preventing interference between the case and the cover from occurring when the hook part engages with the receiving part is provided between the case and the cover over an entire circumference of the electronic device, and
wherein a shortest distance between the hook part and one of the plurality of first contact parts closest to the hook part is smaller than a dimension of the closest first contact part.

US Pat. No. 10,645,795

VEHICULAR CAMERA WITH FOCUS ATHERMALIZATION

MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC., ...

1. A camera module for a vehicular vision system, said camera module comprising:a lens barrel having a lens comprising a plurality of optical elements fixedly disposed at said lens barrel;
a front camera housing portion configured to receive an imager printed circuit board therein, wherein an imager is disposed at said imager printed circuit board;
wherein said imager printed circuit board is disposed at said lens barrel with said imager optically aligned with an optical axis of said optical elements;
a rear camera housing portion mated with a rear portion of said front camera housing portion so as to encase the imager printed circuit board in said camera module;
wherein said imager printed circuit board is attached at said front camera housing portion to retain said imager in alignment with the optical axis of said optical elements of said lens;
a thermal element disposed at said imager printed circuit board;
wherein said thermal element comprises one selected from the group consisting of (i) a thermal element that is disposed between said imager printed circuit board and said front camera housing portion and that has a coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) of 10 ppm/° C. or less and (ii) a thermal element that is disposed at a side of said imager printed circuit board opposite from said imager and that has its temperature controlled via a thermoelectric device of said camera module; and
wherein circuitry of said camera module is electrically connected to said imager printed circuit board and is electrically connected to electrical connecting elements that are configured to electrically connect to a wire harness of a vehicle equipped with said camera module.

US Pat. No. 10,645,791

SWIRL RING FOR A PLASMA ARC TORCH

Hypertherm, Inc., Hanove...

1. A swirl ring for a plasma arc torch, the swirl ring comprising:a hollow body having a distal end and a proximal end and configured to receive at least a portion of an electrode within the hollow body, the proximal end configured to attach to a torch body of the plasma arc torch and the distal end configured to attach to a nozzle of the plasma arc torch, the hollow body defining a longitudinal axis extending from the proximal end to the distal end;
a first set of flange segments circumferentially disposed on an interior surface of the hollow body, the first set of flange segments extending radially inward from the interior surface and shaped to retain a first surface of a sealing member; and
a second set of flange segments circumferentially disposed on the interior surface of the hollow body, the second set of flange segments extending radially inward from the interior surface and shaped to retain a second surface of the sealing member,
wherein (i) the second set of flange segments are spaced distally from the first set of flange segments along the longitudinal axis, and (ii) flange segments of the second set of flange segments are radially offset from flange segments of the first set of flange segments.

US Pat. No. 10,641,167

METHOD FOR PROVIDING VARIABLE COMPRESSION RATIO IN AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE AND ACTUATOR FOR SAID METHOD

HEDMAN ERICSSON PATENT AB...

1. A method to control the size of a combustion chamber by an actuator in the cylinder head of a piston combustion engine comprising:A combustion chamber
A vertically displaceable piston arranged in the combustion chamber; and
An actuator comprising:
A first chamber with a first shaft extending through the first chamber and connected to the piston, the first shaft having a flange and a spring disposed in the first chamber, the spring acting between the flange and a chamber floor to force the piston in an upward direction;
A second chamber and a third chamber filled with hydraulic fluid and separated by a valve with an opening, wherein the valve is horizontally repositionable via an electromagnet;
A step motor and a second shaft vertically displaceable by said step motor in the second chamber,
Wherein an upper part of the first shaft extends into the third chamber such that the hydraulic fluid may act thereon,
the method comprising changing the size of the combustion chamber by;
displacing the valve with the electromagnet so that the opening connects the second and third chambers, and
displacing the second shaft using the step motor to cause a flow of hydraulic fluid between the second chamber and the third chamber, thereby repositioning the first shaft and the thereto-connected piston.

US Pat. No. 10,645,847

COOLING ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN A DATA CENTER

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A data center cooling system, comprising:a server rack sub-assembly that comprises at least one motherboard mounted on a support member and a plurality of heat generating electronic devices mounted on the at least one motherboard;
at least one cold plate mounted on top of and positioned in conductive thermal contact with at least a portion of the plurality of heat generating electronic devices, the cold plate configured to receive a flow of a cooling liquid circulated through a supply conduit fluidly coupled to a liquid inlet of the at least one cold plate, through the at least one cold plate, and through a return conduit fluidly coupled to a liquid outlet of the at least one cold plate; and
a modulating control valve attached to the server rack sub-assembly, the modulating control valve disposed on top of the support member and positioned in either of the supply conduit or the return conduit, the modulating control valve configured to adjust a rate of the flow of the cooling liquid in response to receiving a command from a controller, the command configured to adjust the valve based at least in part on an operating condition of at least one of the plurality of heat generating electronic devices.

US Pat. No. 10,645,803

SOFT, MULTILAYERED ELECTRONICS FOR WEARABLE DEVICES AND METHODS TO PRODUCE THE SAME

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSIT...

1. A method of fabricating a wearable electronic device comprising:affixing a material to a first substrate;
patterning the material with a laser cutter;
removing excess material from the first substrate to create a first layer;
creating at least one additional layer on an additional substrate,
wherein a force of adhesion between the first substrate and the first layer is not equal to a force of adhesion between the additional substrate adhesion and the at least one additional layer;
contacting the first layer and the at least one additional layer,
wherein the first layer releases from the first substrate or the at least one additional layer releases from the additional substrate upon contact; and
integrating an IC component.

US Pat. No. 10,645,793

AUTOMATIC TUNING OF DRESSED MULTICELL CAVITIES USING PRESSURIZED BALLOONS

FERMI RESEARCH ALLIANCE, ...

11. The system of claim 1 wherein the at least one pressurized balloon is subject to at least one of: automatic fine-tuning operations and automatic coarse tuning operations.

US Pat. No. 10,645,755

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

RICOH COMPANY, LTD., Tok...

1. A communication system for performing multi-hop data communication using a plurality of communication devices, the communication system comprising:a plurality of first communication devices, each of which includes first circuitry configured to:
perform first wireless communication using a directive radio wave, using a first function module and a second function module;
perform second wireless communication, wider in communication range than the first wireless communication, using a third function module; and
form network cells different from each other, using the first function module of each of the plurality of first communication devices;
a second communication device including second circuitry configured to:
perform the first wireless communication with the first function module; and
connect to one of the network cells; and
a third communication device including third circuitry configured to:
perform the second wireless communication; and
manage a multi-hop communication path using the second wireless communication, wherein
the first circuitry of each first communication device of the plurality of first communication devices is further configured to:
collect information of peripheral communication devices in the first wireless communication;
transmit the information of the peripheral communication devices to the third communication device in the second wireless communication; and
transfer, in the first wireless communication, data received in the first wireless communication to a first communication device or to the second communication device, according to an instruction on the multi-hop communication path transmitted in the second wireless communication from the third communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,692

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR INDICATING UPLINK SUBFRAMES ON UNLICENSED FREQUENCY SPECTRUM

YULONG COMPUTER TELECOMMU...

1. A method for indicating uplink subframes on an unlicensed frequency spectrum, comprising:acquiring configuration information of allocated uplink subframes and a timing position of a current subframe, wherein the configuration information of the allocated uplink subframes comprises a preset number of consecutive uplink subframes;
setting a preset first ordinal number of subframe after the current subframe as a first uplink subframe after the current subframe; and
sending indication signaling in a preset second number of subframes before the set first uplink subframe, a terminal that receives the indication signaling acquiring a timing position of the uplink subframes according to the indication signaling, wherein the indication signaling comprises a bit sequence composed of 0/1s, and a value of the bit sequence corresponds to a combination of the second number and the number of the consecutive uplink subframes;
setting a length of the bit sequence of the indication signaling according to a product of a maximum value of the second number and a maximum value of the number of the consecutive uplink subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,644,919

MULTI-LENGTH ZT DFT-S-OFDM TRANSMISSION

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method performed by a network device, the method comprising:selecting, by the network device, an allocation of frequency resources for transmission, wherein the allocated frequency resources include a plurality of sub-bands;
assigning, by the network device, one or more of the plurality of sub-bands to each of a plurality of wireless transmit/receive units (WTRUs);
assigning, by the network device, a zero head length and a zero tail length to each of the assigned one or more of the plurality of sub-bands based on one or more patterns;
generating, by the network device, a multi-length zero tail (ZT) discrete Fourier transform-spread orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (DFT-s-OFDM) signal for the assigned one or more of the plurality of sub-bands with a zero head based on the assigned zero head length and a zero tail based on the assigned zero tail length; and
transmitting, by the network device, the multi-length ZT DFT-s OFDM signal.

US Pat. No. 10,645,806

POLYPHENYL ETHER RESIN COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF IN HIGH-FREQUENCY CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE

SHENGYI TECHNOLOGY CO., L...

1. A polyphenylene ether resin composition, comprising a vinyl-modified polyphenylene ether resin and an organosilicon resin containing unsaturated double bonds and having a three-dimensional network structure, wherein the organosilicon resin containing unsaturated double bonds and having a three-dimensional network structure is any one selected from the group consisting of MT organosilicon resin containing unsaturated double bonds and having a three-dimensional network structure and formed by hydrolytic condensation of monofunctional siloxane unit (M unit) and trifunctional siloxane unit (T unit); MTQ organosilicon resin containing unsaturated double bonds and having a three-dimensional network structure and formed by hydrolytic condensation of monofunctional siloxane unit (M unit), trifunctional siloxane unit (T unit) and tetrafunctional siloxane unit (Q unit); or a mixture of them;wherein the vinyl-modified polyphenylene ether resin has the following structure:

wherein 0?x?100, 0?y?100, 2?x+y?100;
M is selected from

N is any one selected from the group consisting of —O—, —CO—, —SO—, —SC—, —SO2- and —C(CH3)2-, or a combination of at last two of them;
R2, R4, R6, R8, R11, R13, R15 and R17 are each any one independently selected from the group consisting of substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 linear alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 branched alkyl, and substituted or unsubstituted phenyl, or a combination of at least two of them;
R1, R3, R5, R7, R10, R12, R14 and R16 are each any one independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen atom, substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 linear alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 branched alkyl, and substituted or unsubstituted phenyl, or a combination of at least two of them;
R9 is selected from

wherein A is arylene, carbonyl, or alkylene having 1-10 carbon atoms; Z is an integer of 0-10; R21, R22 and R23 are each independently selected from hydrogen atom or alkyl having 1-10 carbon atoms;
wherein the MT organosilicon resin containing unsaturated double bonds and having a three-dimensional network structure and formed by hydrolytic condensation of monofunctional siloxane unit (M unit) and trifunctional siloxane unit (T unit) has the following structure:
(R24R25R26SiO1/2)x1(R27SiO3/2)y1
wherein 3?x1?100, 1?y1?100, 4?x1+y1?200, and 0.03?x1/y1?10;
R24, R25, R26 and R27 are each any one independently selected from the group consisting of substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 linear alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 branched alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted phenyl, and substituted or unsubstituted C2-C10 C?C-containing group, or a combination of at least two of them, and at least one of R24, R25, R26 and R27 is a substituted or unsubstituted C2-C10 C?C-containing group;
wherein the MTQ organosilicon resin containing unsaturated double bonds and having a three-dimensional network structure and formed by hydrolytic condensation of monofunctional siloxane unit (M unit), trifunctional siloxane unit (T unit) and tetrafunctional siloxane unit (Q unit) has the following structure:
(R28R29R30SiO1/2)a(R31SiO3/2)b(SiO4/2)c
wherein 5?a?100, 1?b?100, 1?c?100, and 7?a+b+c?100;
R28, R29, R30 and R31 are each any one independently selected from the group consisting of substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 linear alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted C1-C8 branched alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted phenyl, and substituted or unsubstituted C2-C10 C?C-containing group, or a combination of at least two of them, and at least one of R28, R29, R30 and R31 is a substituted or unsubstituted C2-C10 C?C-containing group.

US Pat. No. 10,645,775

LED DRIVE CIRCUIT AND LED LAMP

Opple Lighting Co., Ltd.,...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) drive circuit, comprising:a feedback control circuit, which comprises a current detector, a threshold comparison circuit and a driver, and
a load impedance increasing circuit, wherein:
the feedback control circuit acquires operating current of an LED, converts the operating current into comparative voltage, compares the comparative voltage with a default threshold voltage, drives the load impedance increasing circuit to operate when the comparative voltage of the LED is greater than or equal to the threshold voltage, and allows the load impedance increasing circuit not to operate when the comparative voltage of the LED is less than the threshold voltage; and
the load equivalent impedance of the LED drive circuit is increased when the load impedance increasing circuit operates,
wherein the current detector further comprises a sampling resistor;
wherein the threshold comparison circuit further comprises: a comparator, a first resistor, a second resistor, a third resistor and a fourth resistor; and
wherein the sampling resistor is connected to a positive end of the comparator through the first resistor, the threshold voltage is connected to a negative end of the comparator through the second resistor, an output of the comparator is connected to the positive end of the comparator through the third resistor, and the output of the comparator is connected to the driver through the fourth resistor.

US Pat. No. 10,645,774

POWER MANAGEMENT FOR A MICRO- OR NANO- WIRE LED LIGHT SOURCE

VALEO VISION, Bobigny (F...

1. A method of managing power dissipated by a light source having a semiconductor, the light source comprising a plurality of electroluminescent rods having a submillimeter protrusion from a substrate and split into a plurality of identical groups, the method comprising:connecting each group of the plurality of identical groups to different anodes; and
directing, an electric current with a constant strength to the plurality of identical groups to power the light source, wherein
a current crossing each group of the plurality of identical groups at each instant of the powering is selected to limit a power dissipation by the light source to a predetermined power dissipation constraint.

US Pat. No. 10,645,747

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING BUFFER STATE REPORT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Innovative Technology Lab...

1. A method comprising:establishing, by a wireless device, a radio resource control (RRC) connection with an evolved NodeB (eNB);
receiving, from the eNB, configuration information comprising information of a resource allocation mode for a direct data transmission between the wireless device and a different wireless device and comprising information of a timer associated with a buffer status report (BSR) for the direct data transmission;
determining, by the wireless device, a radio link failure (RLF), the RLF being associated with a connection problem of the RRC connection;
initializing a re-establishment process for the RRC connection;
canceling, based on the determined RLF, all BSRs for the direct data transmission, wherein the canceled BSRs for the direct data transmission are associated with a direct data transmission scheduled by the eNB; and
initializing the timer associated with the BSR for the direct data transmission; and
performing, by the wireless device, a direct data transmission in an exceptional case by selecting, based on information of CommTxPoolExceptional, a resource for the direct data transmission in the exceptional case, wherein the CommTxPoolExceptional indicates resource pool information for the direct data transmission in the exceptional case.

US Pat. No. 10,645,550

UPLINK CONTROL PLANE SIGNALING PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR V2X SERVICES, AND TERMINAL

Yulong Computer Telecommu...

1. An uplink control plane signaling processing method for Vehicle to X (V2X) services, the method being applicable to a User Equipment (UE) and comprising:receiving first radio resource control (RRC) signaling or second RRC signaling from a base station, wherein the first RRC signaling is a system information broadcast;
in response to an uplink signaling reduction mechanism being indicated in the first RRC signaling or the second RRC signaling, enabling the uplink signaling reduction mechanism;
selecting, based on macro cell uplink resources, to camp on a macro cell or to access a small cell controlled by a plurality of road side units (RSUs);
reporting current location information through an X2 interface between the plurality of RSUs and through an X2 interface between the RSU and the base station, and
in response to the uplink signaling reduction mechanism not being indicated in the first RRC signaling or the second RRC signaling, selecting to establish an RRC connection with the macro cell or the small cell controlled by the RSUs based on a mobility state maintenance and a cell selection and handover function.

US Pat. No. 10,645,124

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLLECTION OF FORENSIC AND EVENT DATA

SecureWorks Corp., Wilmi...

1. An endpoint agent for an information handling system, comprising: a communication engine configured to send forensic and event data, to receive software and configuration updates, and to, concatenate forensic and, event, data from multiple events prior to sending to a cloud service;a process creation monitor configured to intercept process creation events, record the creation of a process, determine the process is malicious, and terminate the process;
a network monitor configured to collect metadata on traffic flows and results from DNS queries;
a thread injection monitor configured to intercept thread injection events; and
a persistent process monitor configured to identify processes that will launch automatically, to store the identified processes that will launch automatically in a list of persistent events, to detect a change in when or how an executable is triggered to automatically launch, in response to the detection of the change in when or how the executable is triggered to automatically launch, to detect a new persistent event that is not in the list of persistent events, to identify a mechanism by which the new persistent event will be launched, and to report the detected new persistent event to the cloud service.

US Pat. No. 10,645,828

DISPLAY APPARATUS

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A display apparatus comprising:a chassis;
a display panel provided on a first side of the chassis,
a connection member coupled to a second side of the chassis, the connection member comprising a bracket link configured to couple the chassis to a stand; and
a rear cover provided on the second side of the chassis, the rear cover comprising a first through hole through which the bracket link extends to couple the chassis to the stand,
wherein the connection member is configured to tilt or slide the chassis with respect to the stand by movement of the bracket link along the first through hole.

US Pat. No. 10,645,764

HEATABLE CONTAINER FOR LIQUID

ELKAMET KUNSTSTOFFTECHNIK...

1. A heatable liquid container, comprising:a container wall that defines an interior of the container, the container wall at least partially consisting of a plastic material which contains inductively heatable particles embedded in the plastic material; and
a plurality of electrically actuatable magnetization units which are activatable separately from each other and are arranged at different filling levels of the liquid container, the magnetization units being operable to generate a magnetic alternating field to inductively excite the inductively heatable particles such that a liquid held in the interior of the container is directly heatable at the different filling levels via the container wall.

US Pat. No. 10,644,790

BOOSTER WITH AN INTEGRATED SATELLITE LOCATION SYSTEM MODULE

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

11. A signal booster, comprising:a cellular signal booster configured to amplify and retransmit at least one of:
downlink cellular signals or uplink cellular signals; and
a satellite location system reradiation booster integrated with the cellular signal booster, wherein the satellite location system reradiation booster is configured to: receive satellite location system signals from one or more satellites, amplify the satellite location system signals and retransmit amplified satellite location system signals to a mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,644,684

CLOCK COMPENSATION CIRCUIT, CLOCK CIRCUIT, AND MICROCONTROLLER

Gree Electric Appliances,...

1. A clock compensation circuit, comprising:a detection circuit, configured to detect a capacitance control parameter capable of affecting a clock frequency output by a clock circuit;
a control unit, connected with the detection circuit, and configured to adjust a capacitance value of a target capacitor in the clock circuit according to the capacitance control parameter detected by the detection circuit, so as to change the clock frequency output by the clock circuit
wherein the detection circuit comprises:
a power detection circuit, configured to detect a power voltage of the clock circuit and take the power voltage as the capacitance control parameter;
wherein the control unit comprises:
a first conversion module, configured to convert an analog signal corresponding to the power voltage detected by the power detection circuit into a first digital signal;
a first transmission module, configured to input the first digital signal to a control end of the target capacitor; and
a first control module, configured to adjust a capacitance value of the target capacitor according to the first digital signal, so as to change the clock frequency output by the clock circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,641,212

ROCKET THRUSTER NOZZLE WITH CONNECTORS AND BRACE

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.,...

1. A thruster nozzle comprising:a throat; and
a nozzle end portion that is integral with the throat, the nozzle end portion including an outer wall having a plurality of circumferentially-disposed nozzle features, the circumferentially-disposed nozzle features being positioned at a first axial end of the nozzle end portion, the first axial end being opposite a second axial end of the nozzle end portion, and the second axial end of the nozzle portion being adjacent the throat; and
wherein the nozzle features are configured to be received in corresponding brace features, and each combination of nozzle features and brace features forms a compliant joint,
wherein the compliant joint permitting relative axial movement between the nozzle end portion and the brace and stopping relative off-axial movement between the nozzle end portion and the brace.

US Pat. No. 10,638,786

METHODS OF REDUCING VISCERAL FAT AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS

Zolighter, LLC, Cheyenne...

1. A method of treating overweight or obesity in a subject by decreasing visceral fat in the subject, which comprises:(a) determining a first estimated amount of visceral fat in the subject;
(b) administering to the subject a calorie-restricted diet of 500 to 850 calories per day, wherein the subject consumes the diet daily;
(c) determining a second estimated amount of visceral fat in the subject at least once per week beginning after the first estimated amount of visceral fat in the subject is determined; and
(d) repeating steps (b) and (c) until the second estimated amount of visceral fat is decreased in the subject by about 5% to about 56% with respect to the first estimated amount of visceral fat determined in the subject, and for at most 60 days counted from when the subject first consumes the calorie-restricted daily diet, thereby treating overweight or obesity in the subject by decreasing visceral fat in the subject,
wherein determining the first and second estimated amount of visceral fat in the subject comprises obtaining one or more of the following measurements from the subject:
(i) measuring a hip to waist ratio of the subject,
(ii) measuring a waist or hip circumference of the subject,
(iii) measuring a sagittal abdominal diameter of the subject,
(iv) measuring an intra-abdominal thickness of the subject by ultrasound,
(v) measuring visceral fat in the subject by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography (CT), or dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA),
(vi) measuring visceral fat in the subject by a class 2 bioelectric impedance instrument, and
(vii) measuring a body mass index (BMI) of the subject,
and
wherein determining the first and second and all subsequent estimated amounts of visceral fat comprises correlating the one or more measurements to the estimated amount of visceral fat in the subject, and
wherein the subject is human of between 12 and 90 years of age.

US Pat. No. 10,645,833

MULTI-PART DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THIS MULTI-PART DEVICE

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. A device for fixing a joining partner, comprising:a substrate;
a joining partner; and
a fixing element, the fixing element being an adhesive, the substrate having a recess on the substrate surface filled at least partially with the fixing element, and the joining partner protruding into the fixing element at an submersion depth, the joining partner being fixed by the fixing element;
wherein a compensating element made of an elastic sealing material is situated between the joining partner and the fixing element, is in contact with the joining partner and with the fixing element and is at least partially in the fixing element within the submersion depth of the joining partner, a thermal expansion change or a mechanical movement of the fixing element, of the substrate, or of the joining partner being compensated for by an elastic compression or elongation of the compensating element;
wherein the joining partner is shaped as a cap, and wherein the substrate, the joining partner shaped as the cap, the compensating element and the fixing element, together form a space separated from surroundings, the substrate having a substrate area on the substrate surface enclosed by the recess; and
wherein an electronic component is situated within the substrate area on the substrate surface enclosed by the recess.

US Pat. No. 10,645,831

ELECTRIC DEVICE WITH SEAL MEMBER

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A portable communication device comprising:a housing forming at least part of an exterior of the portable communication device, the housing including a first opening and a second opening formed adjacent to each other, the first opening having a first size and the second opening having a second size smaller than the first size;
a tray adapted to be inserted into the housing through the first opening;
a socket accommodated in the housing, the socket including:
a first member to hold the tray inserted into the housing through the first opening, and
a second member to release a portion of the tray toward an outside of the portable communication device in response to an external member being inserted into the housing through the second opening and the tray; and
a seal member fixed to the second member to seal an inner end of the second opening.

US Pat. No. 10,645,817

VARIABLE TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED SOLDERING IRON

OK International, Inc., ...

1. A method performed by a handheld soldering iron station, the handheld soldering iron station including an intelligent soldering cartridge comprising a housing; a solder tip; a processor; a memory for storing data related to the cartridge, and wherein the processor identifies the type of the soldering cartridge being used and obtains information related to the identified cartridge by retrieving data from the memory, the method comprising:identifying a type of the soldering cartridge being used by the soldering iron station and obtaining information related to the identified cartridge;
performing a soldering event with the handheld soldering iron station based on the obtained information related to the identified cartridge.

US Pat. No. 10,645,816

METHOD FOR CONTACTING AND REWIRING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT EMBEDDED INTO A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

1. A method for contacting and rewiring an electronic component embedded in a PCB comprising:applying a first permanent resist layer to a contact side of the PCB wherein the electronic component embedded in the PCB is a semiconductor element and is positioned such that contacts of the component are exposed on a contact surface of the printed circuit board and configured to be substantially planar with respect to the contact surface of the printed circuit board,
structuring the first permanent resist layer through chemical alteration to produce exposures in an area of contacts of the electronic component,
applying a second permanent resist layer onto the structured first permanent resist layer,
structuring the second permanent resist layer through chemical alteration to expose a plurality of exposures in the area of the contacts and to produce the plurality of exposures in line with a plurality of desired conductor tracks, and wherein the structuring produces a stepwise transition between the first and second permanent resist layers such that an intermediate plateau step is produced between the first and second permanent resist layers and wherein the plurality of exposures in line with the plurality of desired conductor tracks have a stepwise narrowing of the exposure,
chemical coating of the plurality of exposures with copper,
electric-plating of the plurality of exposures with copper,
removing excess copper in the areas between the plurality of exposures.

US Pat. No. 10,645,773

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING LIGHTING BASED ON POPULATION MOBILITY PATTERNS

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A method for managing lights a in plurality of areas, the method comprising, by a computing device:determining demographic data associated with at least one person in a group of persons;
selecting a policy for controlling the lights in the plurality of areas based on the determined demographic data;
causing the lights to be controlled according to the policy;
determining, using mobility data, a mobility pattern of the group of persons in the plurality of areas by analyzing the mobility data associated with personal devices of the at least one person;
determining an expected mobility pattern based on the policy;
analyzing a change in the mobility pattern to determine candidate areas of faulty lighting, by correlating a change in the mobility pattern from a first area and a second area of the plurality of areas, and the expected mobility pattern based on the policy, and
identifying candidate faulty lights based on geo-locations of lights in the candidate areas.

US Pat. No. 10,645,752

PROCESSING CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

BOE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.,...

1. A processing circuit of a display device, wherein the display device comprises a plurality of communication modules having different performances from each other, the processing circuit comprises:an obtaining module, configured to determine a current operating mode of the display device; and
a control module, connected with the obtaining module and the communication modules and configured to control an operating state of each of the communication modules based on the performances of the communication modules and the current operating mode of the display device,
wherein the control module is further configured to:
control the operating state of the communication module whose performance corresponds to the current operating mode of the display device to be an enabled state; and
control the operating states of the communication modules other than the communication module whose performance corresponds to the current operating mode of the display device to be a receiving function disabled state,
wherein the communication modules comprise a first communication module and a second communication module, and a communication rate of the first communication module is larger than that of the second communication module; and
wherein the control module is further configured to: control the first communication module to receive wireless communication data and control the second communication module not to receive the wireless communication data, in the case that the current operating mode of the display device is a first operating mode; and control the second communication module to receive the wireless communication data and control the first communication module not to receive the wireless communication data, in the case that the current operating mode of the display device is a second operating mode, wherein the communication rate of the first communication module corresponds to the first operating mode, and the communication rate of the second communication module corresponds to the second operating mode.

US Pat. No. 10,645,736

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A radio communication system, comprising:user equipment;
a call control device that processes a signal used for call control;
a subscriber management device that manages subscriber information; and
a connection device that establishes a connection with an application server,
wherein the subscriber management device includes a subscriber information storage unit that stores subscriber information that associates a first identifier for identifying the user equipment in the radio communication system with a second identifier for identifying the user equipment in the application server,
wherein the call control device includes
a first context storage unit that stores first context information and
a first communication processing unit that acquires the second identifier corresponding to the first identifier received from the user equipment from the subscriber management device, causes the first identifier received from the user equipment and the second identifier acquired from the subscriber management device to be associated and stored in the first context information, and transmits the first identifier received from the user equipment, the second identifier acquired from the subscriber management device, and a call control device identifier for identifying the call control device to the connection device, and
wherein the connection device includes
a second context storage unit that stores second context information that associates the first identifier, the second identifier, and the call control device identifier received from the call control device, and
a second communication processing unit that reports, to the application server, that the second identifier is activated.

US Pat. No. 10,644,809

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CRYOGENIC OPTOELECTRONIC DATA LINK

SeeQC Inc., Elmsford, NY...

1. An optoelectronic modulator, comprising:an input port, configured to receive an electronic signal;
an optical input port, configured to receive an optical signal; and
an electro-optic modulator, comprising a layer of graphene, configured to modulate the optical signal in dependence on the electronic signal, having a full scale response magnitude less than about 10 mV, to produce a modulated optical signal having at least one of an amplitude modulation of at least 0.05 dB and a phase modulation of at least 0.05 radians.

US Pat. No. 10,644,626

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ACQUIRING ROTOR POSITION OF ROTARY TRANSFORMER

SUNGROW POWER SUPPLY CO.,...

1. A system for acquiring a rotor position of a rotary transformer, comprising: a rotary transformer decoder, a low pass filter and a microprocessor, whereinthe microprocessor comprises a synchronous demodulation module and a calculation module,
the rotary transformer decoder is electrically connected to the rotary transformer through the low pass filter, and is configured to output an excitation signal to drive the rotary transformer and acquire first position information of the motor rotor, the first position information comprising at least a first rotor position and a first rotor speed,
the synchronous demodulation module is electrically connected to the rotary transformer decoder and the rotary transformer, and is configured to collect at least a rotary transformer cosine signal and a rotary transformer sinusoidal signal outputted from the rotary transformer and output a feedback signal, the feedback signal comprising at least a target rotary transformer sinusoidal signal and a target rotary transformer cosine signal,
the calculation module is connected to the synchronous demodulation module, and is configured to perform calculation to acquire second position information of the motor rotor based on the feedback signal and according to a preset algorithm, the second position information comprising at least a second rotor position and a second rotor speed.

US Pat. No. 10,644,584

POWER CONTROLLER AND RELEVANT CONTROL METHOD CAPABLE OF PROVIDING OPEN-CIRCUIT PROTECTION

LEADTREND TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A power controller in use of a power supply with a transformer including a primary winding, a secondary winding and an auxiliary winding, wherein the power supply includes a power switch connected in series with the primary winding between an input voltage and an input ground, and the auxiliary winding has a ground end and a floating end, where the ground end is for connecting to the input ground, the power controller comprising:a PWM signal generator for providing a PWM signal to control the power switch and to regulate an output voltage of the power supply, wherein the PWM signal determines an ON time and an OFF time of the power switch;
a feedback node connected via a resistor to the floating end; and
a deviation detector connected to the feedback node for detecting a winding voltage at the floating end and checking if the winding voltage changes to have within the ON time a second voltage different from a first voltage at a first time point within the ON time and a voltage difference between the second and first voltages fits a first predetermined condition during the ON time, wherein when the voltage difference fits the first predetermined condition during the ON time, the deviation detector asserts an open protection signal to keep the power switch turned OFF, so as to provide open-circuit protection for an open circuit occurring between the ground end and the input ground.

US Pat. No. 10,643,878

REMOVABLE COMPARTMENTS FOR WORKPIECE STOCKER

BROOKS AUTOMATION (GERMAN...

1. A method for improving the operation of a workpiece stocker having a storage chamber and an IO station, the method comprisingstoring a plurality of workpieces in the storage chamber, wherein the storage chamber is compartmentalized into a plurality of compartments, wherein the plurality of compartments are open during normal operation;
providing a robotic mechanism to transfer the plurality of workpieces from the storage chamber to the IO station through an IO station opening;
emergency accessing each stationary storage chamber location of each of the plurality of compartments disposed in the workpiece stocker, through an emergency access port separate and distinct from each of the IO station opening and disposed on each exterior wall of the storage chamber, wherein both the IO station opening and the emergency access port extend through and are defined by a common housing forming the storage chamber distinct from the plurality of compartments, so that in an event of a failure of the workpiece stocker the emergency access port provides emergency access to each stationary storage chamber location of each of the plurality of compartments and removal of at least one compartment of the plurality of compartments from a corresponding stationary storage location of the storage chamber independent of each of the IO station opening;
assessing that the failure of the workpiece stocker occurs; and
sealing each of the plurality of compartments disposed within the storage chamber before accessing the workpiece stocker, based on an assessment that failure of the workpiece stocker has occurred, to prevent contamination, wherein the workpiece stocker is accessed through the emergency access port.

US Pat. No. 10,643,082

METHOD FOR ASSESSING AN AFFILIATION OF A SENSING POINT TO AN OBJECT IN A SURROUNDING AREA OF MOTOR VEHICLE, AND DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEM

Valeo Schalter und Sensor...

1. The method for assessing an affiliation of a sensing point to an object in a surrounding area of a motor vehicle, comprising:sensing the sensing point using a first sensor device of the motor vehicle; and
forming a fuzziness zone characterizing a positional fuzziness of the sensing point around the sensing point,
forming an overall fuzziness zone based on the fuzziness zone of the sensing point; and
assessing whether the sensing point is affiliated to the object by taking into consideration at least one position of a further sensing point,
wherein the sensing point is determined to be affiliated to the object when the sensing point and the further sensing point are both situated in an area formed by the overall fuzziness zone, and
wherein the further sensing point is a reference point that is affiliated to the object,
wherein the fuzziness zone of the sensing point is produced as a two-dimensionally elliptical fuzziness zone,
wherein the two-dimensionally elliptical fuzziness zone indicates a weighting for a probability of the positional fuzziness for each direction of axes of the elliptical fuzziness zone.

US Pat. No. 10,642,666

GATEWAY, INTERNET OF THINGS DEVICE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A gateway for Internet of Things (IoT), comprising:a communication circuit, configured to wirelessly connect with at least one IoT device;
a memory circuit, configured to store a plurality of modules; and
a processor, coupled to the communication circuit and the memory circuit, and configured to control operations of the communication circuit and access the memory circuit for executing the modules, wherein the modules comprise:
an event message receiving module, receiving an event message;
a fact record obtaining module, obtaining a first fact record corresponding to the event message according to the event message;
an intention inferring module, automatically inferring an intention corresponding to a user according to the first fact record without an input from the user, wherein the intention corresponding to the user indicates at least one operation which is going to be performed by the user;
a service determination module, determining a service to be provided to the user according to the intention corresponding to the user, wherein the determined service corresponds to the at least one operation; and
an output module, outputting an output message to a first IoT device in the at least one IoT device according to the determined service such that the first IoT device provides the service according to the output message.

US Pat. No. 10,645,851

TEMPLATE FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENT CLAMPING DEVICE AND CONFIRMATION METHOD USING SAME

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A template used in an electronic component clamping device, the electronic clamping device including a pair of claws configured to contact a pair of side faces of an electronic component to be mounted on a board and clamp the electronic component; and a moving mechanism configured to move the pair of claws to a first position for clamping the electronic component and a second position for releasing the electronic component; the template comprising:multiple plate-like templates provided to correspond to the multiple distances between the pair of claws and used in confirming whether the pair of claws will interfere with another component around a mounting position when the pair of claws clamps the electronic component and mounts the electronic component on the board, wherein, in the electronic component clamping device, a distance between the pair of claws when the pair of claws is in the second position can be selected from multiple distances in accordance with the size of the electronic component; and
a first region which has a width corresponding to the selected distance between the pair of claws when the pair of claws is in the second position, the first region being provided on each of the multiple plate-like templates corresponding to the selected distances between the pair of claws from among the multiple distances.

US Pat. No. 10,645,838

SLIDE RAIL ASSEMBLY AND CABLE MANAGEMENT DEVICE THEREOF

King Slide Works Co., Ltd...

1. A slide rail assembly, comprising:a first rail;
a second rail; and
a cable management device including:
a supporting base,
a first set of arms including first and second arms that are pivotally connected to each other, wherein the first arm of the first set of arms is pivotally connected to the supporting base, and
a second set of arms including first and second arms that are pivotally connected to each other, wherein the first arm of the second set of arms is pivotally connected to the second arm of the first set of arms;
wherein the second rail is movable with respect to the first rail and the supporting base; and
wherein the second set of arms and the first set of arms are movable from a first state to a second state in response to the second rail moving with respect to the first rail from a first position to a second position.

US Pat. No. 10,645,834

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING HAPTIC AND AUDIO FEEDBACK IN A TOUCH SENSITIVE USER INTERFACE

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. An apparatus comprising:a first part configured to form at least part of a case of the apparatus;
a second part configured to form at least one of:
a front window, and
at least one layer of a display assembly for the apparatus;
a flexible membrane coupling, at a first area of contact, the first part and, at a second area of contact, the second part; and
at least two actuators coupled to the second part and configured to actuate the second part to generate a translational planar motion displacement of the second part based at least partially upon the flexible membrane that enables the translational planar motion displacement of the second part to generate sound waves when the second part is actuated by the at least two actuators, where the at least two actuators are configured to generate the translational planar motion displacement of the second part comprising at least one of:
an entirety of the front window having the translational planar motion displacement, and
an entirety of the at least one layer of the display assembly having the translational planar motion displacement.

US Pat. No. 10,645,824

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT HOUSING PACKAGE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

KYOCERA CORPORATION, Kyo...

1. An electronic component housing package, comprising:an insulating substrate including a plurality of insulating layers stacked on top of each other, an upper surface of the insulating substrate being provided with an electronic component mounting section, the plurality of insulating layers each containing a first material as a major constituent;
one or more infrared-ray absorbing layers disposed between the plurality of insulating layers and on an upper surface of uppermost one of the plurality of insulating layers, the one or more infrared-ray absorbing layers comprising a top surface, a bottom surface and opposing side surfaces extending between the top surface and the bottom surface, the one or more infrared-ray absorbing layers containing a second material which is higher in infrared absorptivity than the first material; and
a conductor layer which covers the entire top surface of the one or more infrared-ray absorbing layers on the upper surface of the uppermost one of the plurality of insulating layers and which contacts the entire opposing side surfaces of the one or more infrared-ray absorbing layers on the upper surface of the uppermost one of the plurality of insulating layers.

US Pat. No. 10,645,821

HOUSING STRUCTURE

CHICONY POWER TECHNOLOGY ...

1. A housing structure, comprising:a connector,
a first housing comprising:
a first cover board,
a first sideboard connected to the first cover board, wherein the connector is exposed from the first sideboard,
two second sideboards connected to the first cover board and two ends of the first sideboard,
a plurality of first recesses disposed at sides of the second sideboards away from the first cover board, and
a plurality of bumps disposed in the first recesses, respectively, wherein a gap is formed between each of the bumps and a side wall of the corresponding first recess closest to the first cover board; and
a second housing comprising:
a second cover board,
two third sideboards connected to the second cover board and corresponding to the second sideboards,
a first connect board disposed on the second cover board and contacting against an end of the connector away from the first sideboard, the first connect board being in parallel with the third sideboards, and
a plurality of connect hooks protruded from one sides of the third sideboards away from the second cover board for engaging with the bumps.

US Pat. No. 10,645,805

MULTI-LAYER FLEXIBLE METAL-CLAD LAMINATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

NEXFLEX CO., LTD., Seoul...

1. A multi-layer flexible metal-clad laminate comprising:a metal foil laminated on one surface or both surfaces of a multi-layer polyimide film,
wherein the multi-layer polyimide film includes an nth polyimide layer, an n+1th polyimide layer, and a mixed layer of the nth polyimide layer and the n+1th polyimide layer,
wherein the metal foil includes a plurality of roughening particles attached on the metal foil surface adjacent to the multi-layer polyimide film,
wherein the metal foil satisfies the following Equations 1 to 3:
0.5?RzM?1.2  [Equation 1]
0.01?RaM?0.19  [Equation 2]
0.06?DpM?0.09  [Equation 3]
wherein in Equation 1, RzM is a ten-point average surface roughness (Rz) of the surface of the metal foil adjacent to the surface of the polyimide layer, in Equation 2, RaM is an arithmetic average surface roughness (Ra) of the surface of the metal foil adjacent to the surface of the polyimide layer, in Equation 3, DpM is an average particle size of roughening particles, and each unit thereof is ?m, and n is an integer selected from 1 to 3, and
wherein the multi-layer polyimide film obtained by removing the metal foil from the multi-layer flexible metal-clad laminate satisfies the following Equations 8 and 9:
25?Tp?90  [Equation 8]
40?Haze?60  [Equation 9]
wherein in Equation 8, Tp is a transmittance (%) of a straight light of the multi-layer polyimide film measured after the metal foil is removed, and in Equation 9, Haze is a turbidity (%) of the multi-layer polyimide film measured after the metal foil is removed.

US Pat. No. 10,645,784

ELECTRIC LEAKAGE PROTECTION ELECTRONIC RECTIFIER AND LAMP WITH ELECTRIC LEAKAGE PROTECTION ELECTRONIC RECTIFIER

Xiamen PVTECH Co., Ltd., ...

1. An electric leakage protection electronic rectifier comprising:a leakage detecting module connecting with a power supply; and
a driving module comprising a Type A+B driving circuit and being electrically connected with the leakage detecting module, and having a current-limiting control unit being set in the Type A circuit of the driving module to limit the current and being electrically connected with the leakage detecting module;
wherein the current-limiting control unit detects the output current of the power supply, when the current-limiting control unit detecting the output current of the power supply exceeding a reference signal, the current-limiting control unit limits the output current of the power supply.

US Pat. No. 10,645,779

FORWARD CONVERTER HAVING A PRIMARY-SIDE CURRENT SENSE CIRCUIT

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A load control device for controlling an amount of power delivered to an electrical load, the load control device comprising:a transformer comprising a primary winding configured to conduct a primary current and a secondary winding adapted to supply current to the electrical load;
at least one semiconductor switch electrically coupled to generate a primary voltage across the primary winding of the transformer to cause the transformer to transfer power to the secondary winding when the at least one semiconductor switch is conductive;
a current sense circuit configured to receive a sense voltage representative of a magnitude of the primary current conducted through the primary winding of the transformer, the current sense circuit comprising an averaging circuit configured to generate a load current signal that is representative of a real component of the primary current by averaging the sense voltage via the averaging circuit when the at least one semiconductor switch is conductive; and
a controller configured to generate at least one drive signal for periodically rendering the at least one semiconductor switch conductive for an on time to control a load current conducted through the electrical load in response to the load current signal, the controller further configured to control the current sense circuit to provide the sense voltage to the averaging circuit for the on time plus an additional amount of time to generate the load current signal when a target amount of power to be delivered to the electrical load is less than a threshold amount.

US Pat. No. 10,645,777

USER INTERFACE FOR CONTROLLING INTENSITY AND COLOR OF A LIGHTING LOAD

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A control device for controlling a lighting load in a load control system, the control device comprising:a bezel;
a first elongated actuator provided on the bezel and vertically arranged with respect to the bezel, the first elongated actuator configured to receive a first user input for controlling an intensity of the lighting load;
a second elongated actuator provided on the bezel and horizontally arranged with respect to the bezel, the second elongated actuator configured to receive a second user input for controlling a color temperature of the lighting load;
a toggle actuator provided on the bezel and configured to receive a third user input for turning the lighting load on and off; and
a control circuit configured to generate a first control signal for raising the intensity of the lighting load in response to a first actuation applied to the first elongated actuator, generate a second control signal for lowering the intensity of the lighting load in response to a second actuation applied to the first elongated actuator, generate a third control signal for changing the color temperature of the lighting load to a first color temperature in response to a third actuation applied to the second elongated actuator, and generate a fourth control signal for changing the color temperature of the lighting load to a second color temperature in response to a fourth actuation applied to the second elongated actuator.

US Pat. No. 10,645,769

CONFIGURATION FOR A LOAD REGULATION DEVICE FOR LIGHTING CONTROL

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A load regulation device for controlling an amount of power delivered to an electrical load, the load regulation device comprising:a load regulation circuit configured to control a magnitude of a load current conducted through the electrical load to control an operational characteristic of the electrical load; and
a control circuit configured to receive an analog control signal and control the load regulation circuit for controlling the operational characteristic of the electrical load based on a stored relationship between the operational characteristic of the electrical load and a magnitude of the analog control signal, wherein the magnitude of the analog control signal ranges between a low-end magnitude and a high-end magnitude according to the stored relationship, and wherein the control circuit is further configured to:
measure the magnitude of the analog control signal;
determine when the measured magnitude of the analog control signal is less than the low-end magnitude of the stored relationship;
adjust the stored relationship between the operational characteristic of the electrical load and the magnitude of analog control signal based on the measured magnitude of the analog control signal being less than the low-end magnitude; and
control the load regulation circuit based on the adjusted relationship.

US Pat. No. 10,645,763

INDUCTION HEATING HEAD

Illinois Tool Works Inc.,...

1. An induction heating head for heating a workpiece comprising a conductive coil that is an induction coil, wherein the conductive coil is wound in a stacked pancake spiral pattern having at least two layers and at least two turns in each layer and a flux concentrator, disposed about the conductive coil, whereby the flux is concentrated toward a wear surface of the induction head, and wherein the conductive coil is held in a fixed position with respect to the flux concentrator, and wherein the wear surface is disposed to prevent the conductive coil from contacting the workpiece and to facilitate movement of the induction head relative to the workpiece, wherein the wear surface is a first thermal insulator, and a second thermal insulator disposed between the conductive coil and the wear surface.

US Pat. No. 10,645,757

LIGHT-IRRADIATION THERMAL TREATMENT APPARATUS

SCREEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD....

1. A thermal treatment apparatus configured to heat a substrate by irradiating the substrate with light, the thermal treatment apparatus comprising:a chamber that houses the substrate;
a light irradiation unit configured to irradiate said substrate housed in said chamber with light;
a gas supplying unit configured to supply predetermined treatment gas to said chamber to form an atmosphere of the treatment gas around said substrate;
a radiation thermometer configured to measure temperature of said substrate by receiving infrared light emitted from said substrate;
a storage unit storing a plurality of conversion tables representing a correlation between energy of the infrared light incident on said radiation thermometer and temperature of a black body; and
a control unit configured to select a conversion table to be used by said radiation thermometer from said plurality of conversion tables in accordance with the atmosphere of the treatment gas formed in said chamber by said gas supplying unit.

US Pat. No. 10,645,740

TRANSMITTING-END BLUETOOTH DEVICE AND RECEIVING-END BLUETOOTH DEVICE

REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR COR...

1. A transmitting-end Bluetooth device (110), comprising:a transmitting-end Bluetooth transceiver circuit (111);
a packet generating circuit (113), coupled with the transmitting-end Bluetooth transceiver circuit (111); and
a transmitting-end control circuit (115), coupled with the transmitting-end Bluetooth transceiver circuit (111) and the packet generating circuit (113), arranged to operably instruct the packet generating circuit (113) to insert an auto-pairing request and a source Bluetooth device address into one or more target packets when the transmitting-end Bluetooth device (110) initiates a Bluetooth auto-pairing procedure, and arranged to operably control the transmitting-end Bluetooth transceiver circuit (111) to transmit the one or more target packets when the transmitting-end Bluetooth device (110) operates under a Scannable mode, a Connectable mode, a Non-connectable mode, or a Non-scannable mode, so that a receiving-end Bluetooth device (120) operating under a LE Extended Passive Scan mode, a LE Extended Active Scan mode, or a LE Extended Initiator mode is enabled to actively conduct a Bluetooth auto-pairing procedure with the transmitting-end Bluetooth device (110) to establish one or more Bluetooth bonds between the transmitting-end Bluetooth device (110) and the receiving-end Bluetooth device (120);
wherein the one or more target packets comprise:
one or more auxiliary advertising indication (AUX_ADV_IND) packets; or
a group of packets formed by one or more extended advertising indication (ADV_EXT_IND) packets, and one or more auxiliary advertising indication (AUX_ADV_IND) packets.

US Pat. No. 10,645,739

METHOD FOR TIME SYNCHRONIZATION OF DOMAIN BASED ON TIME INFORMATION OF VEHICLE

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A first end node belonging to a first domain of a vehicle comprising a physical (PHY) layer including a PHY layer processor, a controller including a controller processor, and a memory storing at least one instruction executed by at least one of the PHY layer processor or the controller processor, wherein the at least one instruction is configured to:receive a first frame including time information from the vehicle;
change the first end node to a new grand master node of the first domain when the time information indicates a time of a universal time domain; and
synchronize a time of the new grand master node with the time of the universal time domain.

US Pat. No. 10,645,716

INFORMATION SENDING METHOD AND APPARTUS

HUAWEI DEVICE (SHENZHEN) ...

1. An information sending method, comprising:performing, by a first user device, direct communication with a second user device in a first subframe;
sending, by the first user device, channel state information of direct communication performed between the first user device and the second user device to a third device in a second subframe;
receiving, by the first user device, resource scheduling information that is sent by the third device according to the channel state information; and
sending, by the first user device, communication state information of direct communication performed between the first user device and the second user device to the third device in the second subframe, the communication state information being used to perform charging or release a link,
wherein a period in which the first user device sends the channel state information to the third device in the second subframe is less than a period in which the first user device sends the communication state information to the third device in the second subframe, and
wherein the channel state information of direct communication performed between the first user device and the second user device comprises at least one of:
a resource identifier of a resource that has been used and that has been allocated to the first user device and the second user device for performing direct communication;
a resource identifier of a resource that has not been used and that has been allocated to the first user device and the second user device for performing direct communication;
resource identifiers of resources that have not been allocated to the first user device and the second user device for performing direct communication; or
resource identifiers of resources within the system bandwidth range.

US Pat. No. 10,645,701

SELECTION OF TIME-DOMAIN RESOURCE ALLOCATION TABLES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A user equipment, UE, operable for multiple sub-carrier spacing values, the UE comprising memory operable to store instructions and processing circuitry operable to execute the instructions, whereby the UE is operable to:determine one of a plurality of time-domain resource allocation tables based on first information received from a network node, the first information comprising a Radio Network Temporary Identifier, RNTI, wherein each time-domain resource allocation table comprises a plurality of entries, each entry corresponding to a respective time-domain resource allocation, and wherein the time-domain resource allocation tables comprise different combinations of starting orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, OFDM, symbol position and duration in OFDM symbols for the time-domain resource allocation;
determine a time-domain resource allocated to the UE for transmission or reception of a wireless signal based on the determined one of the plurality of time-domain resource allocation tables and second information received from the network node, the second information comprising a time-domain resource allocation field value received in downlink control information, DCI, the second information indicating which of the plurality of entries of the determined one of the plurality of time-domain resource allocation tables to use to determine the time-domain resource allocated to the UE; and
transmit or receive the wireless signal using the determined time-domain resource.

US Pat. No. 10,645,694

OVER THE AIR SIGNALING OF DYNAMIC FREQUENCY SELECTION (DFS) OPERATING PARAMETERS TO CLIENT DEVICES

Network Performance Resea...

1. A device, comprising:a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by a processor, facilitates performance of operations, comprising:
generating an instruction for a radio device to transmit dynamic frequency selection parameters to a client device, wherein the instruction is determined based on a maximum range value of a radar detection umbrella associated with a multichannel master device, a compliance range value, or a margin range value;
determining the maximum range value as a function of a first range at which the multichannel master device detects a first radar transmission transmitted by a radar device at a defined transmission power value;
determining the compliance range value as a function of a second range at which the multichannel master device detects a second radar transmission transmitted by the radar device at a dynamic frequency selection compliance threshold transmission power value; and
determining the margin range value as a function of a third range at which the multichannel master device detects a third radar transmission transmitted by the radar device at a transmission power value that is lower than the dynamic frequency selection compliance threshold transmission power value.

US Pat. No. 10,645,462

DYNAMIC CHANNEL VERSIONING IN A BROADCAST AIR CHAIN

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTE...

14. A method, comprising:in a media content packaging and distribution system that controls creation and distribution of a channel, the channel comprising media to be viewed on at least one user-computing device of a plurality of user-computing devices associated with at least one region of a plurality of regions:
receiving a media feed of the channel from a distribution source device over the media content packaging and distribution system,
wherein the media feed of the channel corresponds to a live feed of an event;
extracting first endpoint data from a first data source associated with the plurality of regions and second endpoint data from a second data source associated with the plurality of regions, wherein the first data source is different from the second data source;
determining a sum of the first endpoint data extracted from the first data source and the second endpoint data extracted from the second data source;
determining targeted content for a plurality of segments of the received media feed for each region of the plurality of regions, based on the sum of the first endpoint data extracted from the first data source and the second endpoint data extracted from the second data source;
generating a plurality of customized media feeds based on at least the determined targeted content, wherein the generated plurality of customized media feeds represents a plurality of versions of the channel; and
distributing the plurality of customized media feeds to the at least one user-computing device of the plurality of user-computing devices via at least one communication medium,
wherein a customized media feed of the plurality of customized media feeds to be viewed on a set of user-computing devices of the plurality of user-computing devices corresponds to a given region of the plurality of regions, and
wherein the customized media feed is distributed to the at least one user-computing device based on the customized media feed that is streamed on at least a single user-computing device of the set of user-computing devices at the given region of the plurality of regions.

US Pat. No. 10,645,371

INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNIT PROGRESS ESTIMATION

Fyusion, Inc., San Franc...

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

US Pat. No. 10,644,912

SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES FOR ELECTRONIC SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT FOR IDENTIFYING OPEN SPACE

DIGITAL GLOBAL SYSTEMS, I...

1. A system for identifying open space in a wireless communications spectrum comprising:at least one device operable to scan a frequency range, wherein the scan includes a default scan between about 54 MHz and about 804 MHz, an Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM) scan between about 900 MHz and about 2.5 GHz, an ISM scan between about 5 GHz and about 5.8 GHz, and/or a scan where the frequency range is an inputted frequency range;
wherein the at least one device is operable to sense and/or measure signals transmitted from at least one signal emitting device in the frequency range, thereby creating signal data;
wherein the at least one device is operable to identify open space by comparing the signal data with the stored data for predetermined times and frequencies;wherein the stored data includes at least one of:in-phase and quadrature (I/Q) data of received signals;
energy measurements of the received signals and a time associated with each of the energy measurements;
at least one parameter of the received signals, the at least one parameter including at least one of modulation type, protocol type, payload scheme, data type, symbol rate, symbol timing data, frequency repetition interval, bandwidth, source system, source location, center frequency, bandwidth, power, time of arrival measurement, frequency peak, peak power, average power, signal duration;
a characteristic listing for at least one signal group, the characteristic listing including at least one of protocol data, environment data, and noise data;
changes for the received signals, the changes including at least one of a combination of amplitude changes and frequency changes that are averaged over bandwidth and time to compute a modulation type, frequency offset changes, orthogonal frequency division modulation changes, time changes, and/or I/Q phase rotation changes;
information used to determine spectral density, center frequency, bandwidth, baud rate, modulation type, protocol, system or carrier using licensed spectrum, signal source location, and timestamp corresponding to the received signals; and
indications of signal activity, power, bandwidth, frequency, duration, time, day and/or combinations thereof relating to the open space; andwherein the identification of the open space:occurs in near real-time;
includes a percent activity associated with the identified open space on predetermined frequencies, user-defined frequencies, and/or ISM bands;
is based upon predetermined frequencies, user-defined frequencies, and/or ISM bands;
is based upon measured frequency, bandwidth, and duration;
is displayed or visually indicated, in whole or in part, by the at least one device; and/or
is accurate to a predetermined degree of confidence, the predetermined degree of confidence being between about 80 and about 100 percent or between about 80 and about 95 percent.

US Pat. No. 10,644,787

METHOD AND TESTING SYSTEM FOR TESTING A COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A MOBILE DEVICE AND A SATELLITE SYSTEM

1. A method for testing a communication between a mobile device and a satellite system, the method comprising:generating testing signals by using a signal generation unit, said testing signals simulating satellite signals of at least one satellite of said satellite system; and
receiving said testing signals by a device under test being used as said mobile device,
wherein said testing signals simulate at least one of a changing satellite signal strength, a changing satellite signal quality and a changing position of said satellite wherein said testing signals further simulate a changing position of said mobile device, wherein said device under test maintains its position during testing while a movement of the mobile device is simulated, the movement of the mobile device being only simulated by adapting the testing signals such that the simulated movement of the mobile device results from changing testing signals said testing signals being generated such that the movement of the mobile device is only simulated electrically by varying the testing signals;
said testing signals simulating at least two different areas covered by two different satellites of said satellite system, and
a satellite handover scenario within said satellite system being simulated between these two different satellites of said satellite system.

US Pat. No. 10,644,102

SGT SUPERJUNCTION MOSFET STRUCTURE

ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDU...

1. A metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) device, comprising:a drift region of a first conductivity type provided on top of a heavily doped substrate of a same conductivity type;
a body region of a second conductivity type that is opposite to the first conductivity type provided above the drift region;
a plurality of trenches provided in the body region and extending into the drift region;
a heavily doped source region of the first conductivity type provided in the body region; and
a superjunction structure provided in the drift region including alternating first doped columns of the first conductivity type and second doped columns of the second conductivity type arranged in parallel, wherein each of the second doped columns is provided between two adjacent trenches, wherein each of the first doped columns has an extra charge density region near and adjacent to a corresponding one of the plurality of trenches, wherein the alternating first doped columns and the second doped columns are in substantial charge balance in the drift region.

US Pat. No. 10,643,923

CASE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

SUNGROW POWER SUPPLY CO.,...

1. A case, comprising a fan arranged on a case wall of the case, an air inlet and an air outlet in communication with the air inlet arranged in the case wall of the case; wherein, the fan is arranged inside the case and is located between the air inlet and the air outlet; the fan is mounted in a bottom-to-top manner with an air inlet of the fan facing downwards and an air outlet of the fan facing upwards; the air inlet is located at a lower end of the case, the air outlet is located at an upper end of the case, and an air duct from bottom to top is formed by the air inlet, the fan and the air outlet; andwherein the fan is mounted inside the case via a mounting mechanism;
the mounting mechanism comprises one mounting plate, one guide slot, each of the fan is mounted on the mounting plate, and the mounting plate is inserted into the guide slot from one side of the guide slot or the mounting mechanism comprises two mounting plates and one guide slot, in a case that the number of the fan is plural, the plurality of fans are divided into two groups and the two groups of fans are respectively mounted on the two mounting plates, and the two mounting plates are inserted into the guide slot respectively from two opposite sides of the guide slot; and
the mounting mechanism further comprises a baffle, the baffle is mounted in the guide slot, and an end, inserted into the guide slot, of the mounting plate is provided with a clamp slot, and the clamp slot is engaged with a side of the baffle facing the corresponding clamp slot after the mounting plate is inserted into the guide slot.

US Pat. No. 10,642,964

LICENSE ENTITLEMENT ASSIGNMENT AMBIGUITY RESOLUTION

Flexera Software LLC, It...

1. A computer-implemented method for assigning license entitlements, comprising:providing a processor;
providing a non-transitory storage medium having instructions stored therein that, when executed by said processor, cause said processor to perform the steps of:
assigning license entitlements from among a plurality of licenses that provide a plurality of license entitlements to one or more computing devices or one or more user accounts, each of said license entitlements comprising an object representing a right granted by a license, and each of said license entitlements having an available quantity limit that defines how many times the license entitlement can be consumed;
receiving a request for a license consumption event for one or more of said computing devices or one or more of said user accounts, the license consumption event representing a pending request by the one or more computing devices or one or more user accounts for utilization of an application;
applying an ambiguity resolution mechanism to resolve ambiguities among said license entitlements before selecting license entitlements;
identifying multiple license entitlements capable of covering each license consumption event that results in a license being consumed;
calculating, for inclusion in a generated table, a set of threshold measures corresponding to said multiple license entitlements, where each threshold measure is indicative of a relative cost of a given license entitlement of said multiple license entitlements versus another license entitlement of said multiple license entitlements, and where the relative cost is based on a point at which resource cost of the given license entitlement exceeds resource cost of the other license entitlement providing at least the same product use right, wherein the table indicates different combinations of rights and associated costs;
identifying, based on analyzing the table, a lowest cost license entitlement by examining the set of threshold measures in comparison to a plurality of optimization ratios associated with the license consumption event, each optimization ratio indicating a measure of use, by the license consumption event, of rights associated with a respective license entitlement; and
assigning, based on the comparisons, the lowest cost license entitlement for provisioning to said one or more of said computing devices or said one or more of said user accounts, and enabling, via the assigned lower cost license entitlement, utilization of the application.

US Pat. No. 10,642,754

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUGGESTING DATA FOR DELETION

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method comprising:displaying, on a device, a total capacity and an available space of a storage medium associated with a first remote device that is communicatively coupled to the device via a communication network;
displaying, on the device, a user interface comprises a list of contents automatically suggested for deletion from the storage medium associated with the first remote device based on one or more predefined parameters;
receiving, at the device, an input from a user selecting one or more contents for deletion from the list;
in response to determining the selected one or more contents for deletion do not exist on the device and a second remote device, storing a copy of the selected one or more contents for deletion in one of the device and the second remote device; and
causing the selected one or more contents to be deleted from the storage medium associated with the first remote device.

US Pat. No. 10,642,418

FINGER TRACKING IN WET ENVIRONMENT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

13. A non-transitory computer readable storage medium storing instructions, which when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform a method, the method comprising:acquiring a first touch image;
processing the first touch image to identify one or more input patches;
determining a state from a first state and a second state based on the first touch image;
for a respective input patch of the one or more input patches identified in the first touch image:
classifying the respective input patch as a touch patch or a non-touch patch based on the state determined based on the amount of floating water in the first touch image, wherein:
in the first state, the respective patch is classified as a touch patch when a first signal parameter associated with the respective input patch meets a first signal threshold and the respective patch is classified as a non-touch patch when the first signal parameter associated with the respective input patch fails to meet the first signal threshold; and
in the second state, the respective patch is classified as a touch patch when the first signal parameter associated with the respective input patch meets a second signal threshold, the second signal threshold greater than the first signal threshold, or when a size parameter of the respective input patch meets a size threshold, and the respective patch is classified as a non-touch patch when the first signal parameter associated with the respective input patch fails to meet the second signal threshold and the size parameter fails to meet the size threshold; and
further processing the first touch image to determine touch input, wherein the further processing comprises processing respective input patches classified as touch patches and forgoing processing of respective input patches classified as non-touch patches.

US Pat. No. 10,641,123

GENERATOR COOLING IMPELLER AND BEARING/ROTOR COOLING

Florida Turbine Technolog...

1. A power plant for a small aircraft comprising:a gas turbine engine with a first compressor and a turbine on a rotor shaft, the rotor shaft including a forward end and an aft end;
the first compressor is located on the forward end of the rotor shaft and the turbine is located on the aft end of the rotor shaft;
an electric generator rotatably connected to the gas turbine engine, the electric generator having a stator and a rotor with a space therebetween;
a forward bearing and an aft bearing, the electric generator being rotatably supported by the forward bearing and the aft bearing; and
a second compressor rotatably connected to the electric generator, the second compressor being configured to draw in cooling air to flow through the two bearings and in the space between the stator and the rotor to provide cooling for the forward bearing, the aft bearing, and the electric generator.

US Pat. No. 10,640,432

IGNITION SYSTEM

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.,...

1. An ignition system comprising:a pyrotechnic wire having an outer jacket encasing an inner core, the outer jacket including palladium and ruthenium, and the inner core including aluminum, the pyrotechnic wire igniting above an ignition temperature in an alloying reaction producing a thermal release; and
an oxidizer augmenting the thermal release by exothermic reaction with at least one of the palladium, the ruthenium, the aluminum, or reaction products thereof, wherein the oxidizer is a fluorine-containing polymer coating in contact with an outer surface of the outer jacket and encasing the pyrotechnic wire and the coating also protects the wire from moisture infiltration.

US Pat. No. 10,645,836

SYSTEM FOR A RACK DESIGN

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A rack system housing multiple computer systems, comprisinga plurality of adjacent rows of racks;
a first rack in a first portion of a first row of the rows of racks forming multiple slots, wherein each slot is sized to accommodate a computer system;
a second rack in a second portion of the first row of the rows of racks coupled to the first rack, wherein the first rack and the second rack are coupled by a bar member located at a top portion of each of the first rack and the second rack, wherein the bar member fixes a distance between the first rack and the second rack, wherein the bar member includes spring action in both compressive and extensive directions, and wherein the bar member compensates for a movement of the second rack, by compressing or extending, without causing a corresponding movement in the first rack;
multiple computer systems, wherein each computer system is housed within a slot of each rack, and wherein each of the user-accessible controls of the computer system is placed on the side of the computer system that is proximate the front of the first rack and the second rack;
a plurality of end caps placed at an end of each pair of adjacent rows of racks, wherein the end caps cover the side opening of each rack at the end of the rows of racks, wherein the end caps prevent heated air from escaping;
a hot aisle, wherein the hot aisle is between the first portion and the second portion of the first row by the back-to-back configuration of the first rack and the second rack;
a third rack in a second row of the rows of racks adjacent to the coupled first rack and second rack, wherein the third rack is sized to house multiple computer systems;
a cool aisle, wherein the cool aisle separates each of the adjacent rows of racks, and wherein the front side of the first rack and the front side of the third rack faces the cool aisle;
a chiller unit positioned above the first rack and the second rack, wherein the chiller unit blows cool air into the cool aisle and exhausts the heated air from the hot aisle;
wherein the first rack and the second rack are coupled to one another in a back-to-back configuration with each back of the first rack and the second rack immediately adjacent to each other so that the hot aisle is formed, and wherein the depth of the third rack is greater than the depth of the back-to-back configuration of the first rack and the second rack; and
wherein the third rack is independent of the first and second racks.

US Pat. No. 10,645,813

ZERO-MISALIGNMENT VIA-PAD STRUCTURES

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus, comprisinga via-pad structure over a substrate; and
a conductive line adjacent to the via-pad structure over a second portion of a substrate, wherein the via-pad structure comprises:
a lower portion of a first conductive layer that represents a pad portion, and a first portion of a second conductive layer on an upper portion of the first conductive layer that represents a via portion, wherein a width of the pad portion, a width of the via portion, and a width of the conductive line are substantially similar.

US Pat. No. 10,645,811

INDUCTIVE DEVICES WITH SPLITS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

PULSE ELECTRONICS, INC., ...

1. An inductive device, comprising:a core comprising an axial portion, a first flange portion, and a second flange portion, with the first flange portion being disposed on an opposing side of the axial portion with the second flange portion;
an end cap core portion, the end cap core portion being coupled with both the first flange portion and the second flange portion;
the first flange portion comprising a first plurality of interface connections, and the second flange portion comprising a second plurality of interface connections;
a pair of primary windings, with each primary winding of the pair being coupled to one of the first plurality of interface connections and one of the second plurality of interface connections; and
a pair of secondary windings, with each secondary winding of the pair being coupled to one of the first plurality of interface connections and one of the second plurality of interface connections;
wherein the pair of secondary windings are configured to be coupled to the second plurality of interface connections subsequent to the coupling of the pair of primary windings to the second plurality of interface connections and previous to the coupling of the pair of secondary windings to the first plurality of interface connections, so as to enable winding of the pair of primary windings in a first direction and the pair of secondary windings in a second direction within two traversals across the axial portion of the core;
wherein the pair of secondary windings are wound directly over the pair of primary windings;
wherein the coupling of the end cap core portion with both the first flange portion and the second flange portion is configured to provide a closed magnetic path for magnetic flux resultant from current running through the pair of primary and/or secondary windings; and
wherein the first plurality of interface connections comprises a first primary interface connection, a first primary center tap interface connection, a first secondary interface connection, and a first secondary center tap interface connection.

US Pat. No. 10,645,808

DEVICES WITH RADIO-FREQUENCY PRINTED CIRCUITS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A radio-frequency flexible printed circuit, comprising:metal traces configured to form at least one radio-frequency transmission line, wherein the at least one radio-frequency transmission line includes first and second radio-frequency transmission line paths and the first radio-frequency transmission line path includes first and second portions; and
a multilayer substrate formed from polyether ether ketone that is configured to support the metal traces, wherein the multilayer substrate has a first layer of polyether ether ketone laminated to a second layer of polyether ether ketone without any intervening adhesive bonding layers and a third layer of polyether ether ketone laminated to the second layer of polyether ether ketone without any intervening adhesive bonding layers, one of the metal traces is at least partly interposed between the first and third layers, the first and second layers are interposed between the first and second portions of the first radio-frequency transmission line path, and the second radio-frequency transmission line path is interposed between the first and second layers.

US Pat. No. 10,645,802

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO. LTD.,...

1. A display device comprising:a flexible substrate including:
a bending area corresponding to an area at which the flexible substrate is bent, and
a first area and a second area which is spaced apart from the first area by the bending area;
a display element unit which is controlled to display an image, the display element unit disposed on the first area of the flexible substrate; and
a buffer member disposed on the bending area of the flexible substrate, wherein the buffer member has an asymmetrical shape.

US Pat. No. 10,645,776

TURN-ON PROCEDURE FOR A LOAD CONTROL DEVICE

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A light-emitting diode (LED) driver for controlling an intensity of an LED light source, the LED driver comprising:a power converter circuit configured to receive a first voltage and to produce a second voltage across a capacitor; and
a control circuit operatively coupled to the power converter circuit and configured to control the power converter circuit to generate the second voltage across the capacitor, the control circuit configured to receive a target intensity and control the intensity of the LED light source towards the target intensity, the control circuit configured to determine a learned capacitor voltage from the magnitude of the second voltage of the capacitor and determine an operating parameter associated with the power converter circuit as a function of the learned capacitor voltage;
wherein, when turning on the LED light source after the learned capacitor voltage has been determined, the control circuit is configured to control the power converter circuit according to the operating parameter to charge the capacitor until the magnitude of the second voltage reaches a threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,645,760

HEATER DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A heater device comprising: (a) a planar heating element that is electrically conductive; and (b) two electrodes electrically connected to the planar heating element, wherein the planar heating element comprises a layered material in the form of powder or flakes comprising a plurality of layers, a maximum longitudinal dimension of the powder or flakes in a plane parallel to the layered material is not more than 40 ?m, each layer having a crystal lattice which is represented by:Mn+1Xn
wherein M is at least one metal of Group 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7;
X is a carbon atom, a nitrogen atom, or a combination thereof; and
n is 1, 2, or 3, and in which each X is positioned within an octahedral array M, and having at least one modifier or terminal T selected from the group consisting of a hydroxy group, a fluorine atom, an oxygen atom, and a hydrogen atom on at least one of two opposing surfaces of said each layer.

US Pat. No. 10,645,750

ADVANCE SCHEDULING FOR DISCONTINUOUS TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION USING UPLINK BEACONS

FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, I...

21. A small cell transmit/receive point (TRP) comprising:a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions; and
one or more processors in communication with the memory, wherein the one or more processors execute the instructions to:
receive, from a macro network node via a backhaul link, a request for measurements of at least one uplink beacon transmission;
receive a first uplink beacon transmission from a user equipment (UE) during a beacon occasion of the UE, wherein the first uplink beacon transmission is a low power signal indicating to a network that the UE is present in the network;
transmit, to the macro network node via the backhaul link, measurements of the received first uplink beacon transmission to the macro network node;
receive, by the small cell TRP from the macro network node via the backhaul link, a request for a grant of radio resources for data communication by the UE with the small cell TRP;
specify the grant of radio resources for use in an upcoming communication occasion;
transmit, by the small cell TRP to the macro network node via the backhaul link, the grant of radio resources for the data communication with the small cell TRP; and
communicate with the UE in the granted radio resources.

US Pat. No. 10,645,738

TEMPORARY BLUETOOTH PAIRING

1. A system comprising:a processor; and
memory having computer-executable instructions stored thereon that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations comprising
enabling a temporary pairing feature for pairing the system with a device, wherein the temporary pairing feature comprises a trigger to cause deletion of data associated with the device after the system and the device are unpaired, wherein the trigger comprises a scan by a vehicle scanning device,
pairing, using the temporary pairing feature, the system with the device,
receiving, from the device, the data associated with the device,
storing, in the memory, the data associated with the device,
in response to the trigger,
unpairing the system and the device, and
deleting, from the memory, the data associated with the device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,727

DIRECTIONAL RECEPTION AND PERIODIC RTS/CTS TRANSMISSION TO ESTIMATE INTERFERENCE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving a first transmission from a first wireless device, the first transmission being one of a plurality of transmissions of a listen-before-talk (LBT) procedure between the first wireless device and a second wireless device;
identifying a transmission direction of the second wireless device based at least in part on a signal transmitted by the second wireless device in response to the first transmission;
estimating an interference level that would be imposed by a second transmission at the second wireless device;
determining whether to transmit the second transmission based at least in part on the estimated interference level, the first transmission, and the transmission direction of the second wireless device; and
selecting a transmission power for transmitting the second transmission based at least in part on a direction of the second transmission and the transmission direction of the second wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,725

METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING INFORMATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for sending and receiving information, comprising:determining, by a network device, a backoff time for a current frame, wherein the backoff time is previously agreed upon by the network device and a terminal device in a communications protocol;
performing, by the network device, a clear channel assessment (CCA) on a channel at an end moment of the backoff time, and obtaining, by the network device, an assessment result of the CCA;
sending, by the network device, a pilot over the channel when the assessment result indicates that the channel is in an idle state; and
sending, by the network device, current-frame data to a terminal device over the channel, or receiving, by the network device, over the channel, current-frame data sent by a terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,718

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCHEDULING FOR WIRELESS PACKET NETWORK

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a base station, the method comprising:determining in which packet size a variable for scheduling of a plurality of terminals is updated;
updating, for a transmission time interval (TTI), a first time that is required to complete an ongoing data transmission for each of the plurality of terminals to which the base station is transmitting data;
updating, upon completing the ongoing data transmission of a data packet with the determined packet size, a second time that is delayed from a predicted data transmission completion time for each of the plurality of terminals;
determining a priority value for the plurality of terminals based on the updated first time and the updated second time, wherein a perceived throughput is maximized based on the determining of the priority value;
performing a scheduling of resources for the plurality of terminals based on the determined priority value; and
communicating with each of the plurality of terminals according to a result of the scheduling.

US Pat. No. 10,645,625

COORDINATED PACKET DATA NETWORK CHANGE FOR SELECTED INTERNET PROTOCOL TRAFFIC OFFLOAD

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:determining, by the WTRU, preference information associated with an application of the WTRU;
sending, by the WTRU, the determined preference information that indicates, for a first flow associated with the application, that a deactivation of a first session associated with a first gateway is after an establishment of a second session associated with a second gateway;
communicating, by the WTRU, data associated with the first flow via the first gateway using the first session;
receiving, by the WTRU, a message triggering the establishment of the second session associated with the second gateway;
establishing, by the WTRU, the second session associated with the second gateway without the deactivation of the first session associated with the first gateway;
moving, by the WTRU, the first flow from the first session associated with the first gateway to the second session associated with the second gateway; and
deactivating, by the WTRU, the first session after the moving of the first flow from the first session associated with the first gateway to the second session associated with the second gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,645,230

ROAMING CELLULAR TRAFFIC POLICY AND CHARGING NEGOTIATION AND ENFORCEMENT ENTITY

Syniverse Technologies, L...

18. A method for negotiating and enforcing policies and charging for cellular traffic across multiple networks in a Visited-Access roaming model, the method comprising the steps of:processing the policies received from a home network operator, a visited network operator and a locally configured static policy to derive a single negotiated policy to be applied on subscriber traffic;
transforming Gy attributes received from the home network into S9 attributes towards the visited network to apply online charging system (OCS) based charging policies of the home network; and
enforcing the single negotiated policy in real-time on inbound roaming traffic by a visited packet data network gateway (PGW).

US Pat. No. 10,645,202

GEOLOCATION FOR INTERNET PROTOCOL PACKETS

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method of indicating Internet Protocol (IP) packet source geolocation, comprising:receiving, in a processor of a computing device, an IP packet having an IP packet header;
determining, by the processor, whether one or more location attributes are indicated in the IP packet header;
determining, by the processor, whether the one or more location attributes are valid in response to determining that one or more location attributes are indicated in the IP packet header;
generating an indication of an invalid location attribute in response to determining that one or more location attributes are invalid;
determining, in the processor, one or more location attributes associated with a current physical location of the computing device in response to determining that one or more location attributes are not indicated in the IP packet header;
inserting, by the processor, an indication of the one or more location attributes into an IP packet header in response to determining one or more location attributes associated with the current physical location of the computing device; and
transmitting, by the processor, the IP packet header to an IP address.

US Pat. No. 10,644,816

NARROW BAND RECEIVED SIGNAL STRENGTH INDICATOR SYSTEM

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

1. A narrow band received signal strength indicator circuit, comprising:at least one wideband analog amplifier configured to amplify a received input signal;
an analog-to-digital converter configured to convert the received input signal from an analog signal to a digital signal;
a first digital filter configured to receive a quadrature component of the digital signal, filter unwanted signal components from the digital signal, and output a quadrature component of a received signal strength measurement; and
a second digital filter configured to receive an in-phase component of the digital signal, filter unwanted signal components from the digital signal, and output an in-phase component of the received signal strength measurement; and
a controller communicatively coupled to the first and second digital filters, the controller configured to:
determine a received signal strength based upon the filtered digital signals,
determine, based on a plurality of measurements of the received signal strength, when there is a multi-tone signal on each of a plurality of channels;
determine, when there is no multi-tone signal on a respective one of the plurality of channels, when a wanted signal is present on the respective one of the plurality of channels;
set, when the wanted signal is present on the respective one of the plurality of channels, the received signal strength for the respective one of the plurality of channels to a calculated average received signal strength for the respective one of the plurality of channels; and
set, when the wanted signal is not present on the respective one of the plurality of channels, the received signal strength for the respective one of the plurality of channels to zero.

US Pat. No. 10,644,815

SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES FOR AUTOMATIC SIGNAL DETECTION BASED ON POWER DISTRIBUTION BY FREQUENCY OVER TIME WITHIN AN ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

DIGITAL GLOBAL SYSTEMS, I...

1. A system for automatic signal detection in a radio-frequency (RF) environment, comprising:a multiplicity of node devices constructed and configured for cross-communication in a fixed nodal network; and
a remote server in network communication with the multiplicity of node devices;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to measure and learn the RF environment in a predetermined period based on statistical learning techniques, thereby creating learning data;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to create a spectrum map based on the learning data;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to calculate a power distribution by frequency of the RF environment in real time or near real time, including a first derivative and a second derivative of fast Fourier transform (FFT) data of the RF environment;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to select most prominent derivatives of the first derivative and the second derivative;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to perform a squaring function on the most prominent derivatives;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to identify at least one signal based on matched positive and negative gradients;
wherein the multiplicity of node devices is operable to transmit the learning data and/or the FFT data to the remote server;
wherein the remote server is operable to perform spectrum analytics based on the learning data and/or the FFT data; and
wherein the spectrum analytics includes averaging a real-time spectral sweep, removing areas identified by the matched positive and negative gradients, connecting points between removed areas to determine a baseline, and subtracting the baseline from the real-time spectral sweep, thereby creating signal data.

US Pat. No. 10,644,811

PRIMARY RF INSULATED UNITS INCLUDING SECONDARY RF INSULATED UNITS FOR TESTING MULTIPLE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

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

1. A system comprising a testing arrangement, the testing arrangement comprising:a first Radio Frequency (RF) signal isolation unit;
a second RF signal isolation unit within the first RF signal isolation unit, the second RF signal isolation unit configured to test first one or more mobile devices within the second RF signal isolation unit with respect to a first wireless communication protocol;
a third RF signal isolation unit within the first RF signal isolation unit, the third RF signal isolation unit configured to test second one or more mobile devices within the third RF signal isolation unit with respect to a second wireless communication protocol different from the first wireless communication protocol; and
a control arrangement within the first RF signal isolation unit, the control arrangement configured to (i) route test signals from a first input source to the first one or more mobile devices within the second RF signal isolation unit, (ii) route test signals from a second input source to the second one or more mobile devices within the third RF signal isolation unit, and (iii) provide test results to a user of the system,
wherein the control arrangement comprises a switching arrangement configured to route the test signals to one of either the second RF signal isolation unit or the third RF signal isolation unit.

US Pat. No. 10,644,800

CHANNEL BONDING TECHNIQUES IN A NETWORK

Calix, Inc., Petaluma, C...

1. A method of virtually bonding together at least two physical channels in an optical line terminal (OLT) of a passive optical network (PON), the method comprising:receiving, by the OLT, a plurality of frames via a network interface;
classifying, using a processor of the OLT, the plurality of frames into one of a plurality of services;
assigning the service to the at least two physical channels of the OLT, wherein each physical channel is associated with a corresponding laser of the OLT, and wherein each laser of the OLT is configured to transmit at a different wavelength; and
transmitting the plurality of frames of the service toward an optical network terminal (ONT) using at least two different wavelengths corresponding to the at least two physical channels.

US Pat. No. 10,644,448

ELECTRICAL DEVICE HAVING AN EJECTOR LEVER WITH DISPLACEABLE PIVOT AXIS

WAGO Verwaltungsgesellsch...

1. An electrical device comprising:a receiving shaft for releasably receiving electrical and/or electronic equipment or a relay module for an electrical circuit;
an ejection device adapted to perform an ejection operation of the component, the ejection device including a pivotable ejector lever;
wherein by manually actuating the ejector lever, the component is at least partially pressed out of the receiving shaft in the ejection operation by a pressure force exerted by the ejector lever on the component, such that the ejector lever directly contacts and pushes the component,
wherein the ejector lever is pivotally mounted on the electrical device without a fixed pivot axis and is adapted to execute a pivoting movement in the ejection operation in which a displaceable pivot axis is displaced during a course of the ejection operation,
wherein the electrical device has a roll-off contour, which is stationary with respect to the receiving shaft, for supporting the ejector lever on which the ejector lever is rolled during the ejection operation so that the displaceable pivot axis is displaced, and
wherein a surface of the elector lever forms a bearing contour via which the ejector lever is supported on the roll-off contour, wherein the displaceable pivot axis is formed by a bearing point of the bearing contour of the ejector lever on the roll-off contour, wherein, in the ejection operation, a lever ratio of a force arm and a load arm of the ejector lever is changed by a displacement of the pivot axis such that the lever ratio is reduced from a beginning to an end of the ejection operation, and wherein the load arm is a portion of the ejector lever that extends from the bearing point to a first free end of the ejector lever that is positioned below the component and directly contacts the component and the force arm is a portion of the ejector lever that extends from the bearing point to a second free end of the ejector, the second free end opposing the first free end.

US Pat. No. 10,644,212

LED CHIP WITH IMPROVED BONDING STRENGTH AND LED MODULE USING THE LED CHIP

LUMENS CO., LTD., Yongin...

1. An LED chip comprising:a semiconductor stacked structure comprising a first conductive semiconductor layer and an active layer and a second conductive semiconductor layer sequentially formed on one area of the first conductive semiconductor layer;
a passivation layer covering the outer surface of the semiconductor stacked structure and comprising a first opening and a second opening;
a first electrode pad connected to the first conductive semiconductor layer through the first opening; and
a second electrode pad connected to the second conductive semiconductor layer through the second opening,
wherein each of the first electrode pad and the second electrode pad comprises a multilayer body comprising a plurality of metal layers and a contact body connected to the multilayer body, the contact body of the first electrode pad comprises a surface contact part in contact with the passivation layer outside the first opening and an ohmic contact part in contact with the first conductive semiconductor layer through the first opening, the contact body of the second electrode pad comprises a surface contact part in contact with the passivation layer outside the second opening and an ohmic contact part in contact with the second conductive semiconductor layer through the second opening, each of the ohmic contact parts comprises an ohmic contact layer in direct contact with the first or second conductive semiconductor layer and comprising Au and one or more metal layers formed on the ohmic contact layer and interposed between the ohmic contact layer and the surface contact part, and a ratio of an area of the first or second opening to a surface area of the ohmic contact layer is from 0.1:1 to 0.3:1.

US Pat. No. 10,644,045

PIXEL SENSING MODULE AND IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE

Shenzhen Goodix Technolog...

1. A pixel sensing module, characterized by, comprising:a pixel light-sensing unit, for receiving light at a light receiving side and outputting a pixel value, the pixel light-sensing unit comprising:
a plurality of sub-pixel light-sensing components, configured to output a plurality of sub-pixel values, wherein each sub-pixel light-sensing component comprises a light-sensing area, a transmission gate and a floating node, and the transmission gate and the floating node are arranged in a non-light-sensing area; and
an integrating unit, coupled to the pixel light-sensing unit, configured to output the pixel value according to the plurality of sub-pixel values; and
a collimating unit, having a plurality of openings, wherein the plurality of openings are aligned with an area of the pixel light-sensing unit, and projections of the plurality of openings onto the light receiving side lie within the area of the pixel light-sensing unit at the light receiving side;
wherein a projection of an opening overlaps with a plurality of first light-sensing areas corresponding to a plurality of first sub-pixel light-sensing components among the plurality of sub-pixel light-sensing components, and the projection of the opening does not overlap with a plurality of first non-light-sensing areas corresponding to the plurality of first sub-pixel light-sensing components.

US Pat. No. 10,643,903

MODE CONVERTER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THEREOF

Rockley Photonics Limited...

1. A method of fabricating an optical mode converter from a wafer including a double silicon-on-insulator (DSOI) layer structure, comprising the steps of:providing a first mask over a portion of a device layer of the DSOI layer structure;
etching an unmasked portion of the device layer down to at least an upper buried oxide layer, to provide a cavity;
etching, after the etching of the unmasked portion of the device layer, a first isolation trench and a second isolation trench into a mode converter layer, the mode converter layer being:
on an opposite side of the upper buried oxide layer from the device layer and between the upper buried oxide layer and a lower buried oxide layer, the lower buried oxide layer being above a substrate;
wherein the first isolation trench and the second isolation trench define a tapered waveguide;
filling the first isolation trench and the second isolation trench with an insulating material, so as to optically isolate the tapered waveguide from the remaining mode converter layer; and
regrowing the etched region of the device layer.

US Pat. No. 10,642,659

TELEMETRY HANDLING FOR DISAGGREGATED FABRIC-SWITCHED COMPUTING UNITS

Liqid Inc., Broomfield, ...

1. A compute unit in a clustered environment, comprising:a plurality of physical computing components comprising at least one central processing unit (CPU), storage module, and network interface module coupled over a Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) fabric that is configured to communicatively couple the plurality of physical computing components and form the compute unit using logical partitioning within the PCIe fabric; and
a software component deployed by a management processor to at least an associated CPU within the compute unit responsive to formation of the compute unit, the software component comprising:
a monitoring function configured to report telemetry to the management processor related to operation of the compute unit; and
a driver function configured to emulate operation of an Ethernet interface to an operating system of the associated CPU for transfer of communications comprising at least the telemetry to the management processor over the PCIe fabric.

US Pat. No. 10,642,579

NON-VOLATILE MEMORY

EMEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC., ...

1. A non-volatile memory comprising a memory cell, the memory cell comprising a storage element, the storage element comprising:a first floating gate transistor comprising a first floating gate, a first source/drain terminal and a second source/drain terminal;
a second floating gate transistor comprising the first floating gate, a third source/drain terminal and a fourth source/drain terminal;
a third floating gate transistor comprising a second floating gate, a fifth source/drain terminal and a sixth source/drain terminal; and
a fourth floating gate transistor comprising the second floating gate, a seventh source/drain terminal and an eighth source/drain terminal,
wherein the second source/drain terminal is connected with the fifth source/drain terminal, and the fourth source/drain terminal is connected with the seventh source/drain terminal;
wherein the first floating gate transistor has a first channel length, the second floating gate transistor has a second channel length, the third floating gate transistor has a third channel length, and the fourth floating gate transistor has a fourth channel length, wherein the first channel length is larger than the third channel length, and the fourth channel length is larger than the second channel length.

US Pat. No. 10,642,238

MODULE FOR A TECHNICAL INSTALLATION AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CARRYING OUT A TECHNICAL PROCESS

WAGO Verwaltungsgesellsch...

1. A system for the execution of a process by means of a technical facility comprising:a. a plurality of modules comprising:
i. a technical hardware for the execution of a technical sub-process;
ii. a control for a local control of the technical hardware, wherein the control is adapted to control the technical hardware independently; and
iii. an external interface of the control; wherein the external interface comprises an administration shell, wherein the administration shell publishes at least one service relating to an output product of the module via a network; and
iv. wherein the external interface is adapted to request at least one service relating to an input product of the module via the network;
wherein the plurality of modules can execute sub-processes of the technical process;
b. a request module, comprising: an external interface including its own administration shell; and
c. a network which connects the plurality of modules and the request module with each other; wherein:
d. the request module can request a service for an end-product at the modules via the network;wherein the request module further comprises an own state machine;wherein in a first state of the own state machine:I. the request module requests a service for an end-product at the modules via the network;
II. a first module, that offers the service for the end-product, requests at least one service for its input product at the other modules via the network;
III. a second module, that offers the at least one service for the input product of the first module as an output product, requests at least one service for its input product at the modules via the network; and
IV: the request module receives a message that the process is complete from one of the modules; and
wherein the own state machine of the request module transitions into a second state when the process is complete, wherein in the second state the process can be started.

US Pat. No. 10,642,086

OPTICAL FILM

BenQ Materials Corporatio...

1. An optical film comprising:a light directing structure layer comprising a plurality of light directing micro structures, wherein the ratios of height to width of the light directing micro structures are in the range of 1.5 to 6, and the light directing structure layer further comprising a dye including at least dye molecules or light-absorbing particles for absorbing light with a specific wavelength;
a first filling layer disposed on the light directing micro structures and covering the light directing micro structures, wherein the refractive index of the first filling layer and the light directing structure layer are different;
a plurality of first diffraction gratings along with first direction formed on the first filling layer; and
a second filling layer disposed on the first gratings, wherein the refractive index of the second filling layer and the first diffraction gratings are different.

US Pat. No. 10,641,610

NEURAL NETWORK—INSTANTIATED LIGHTWEIGHT CALIBRATION OF RSS FINGERPRINT DATASET

Mapsted Corp., Mississau...

1. A method, executed in a processor of a server computing device, of instantiating a lightweight re-calibration of a received signal strength (RSS) fingerprint dataset for mobile device indoor navigation, the method comprising:based on RSS parameters acquired from a plurality of mobile devices acquired at a set of positions within an indoor area, accumulating the RSS parameters in accordance with a trained neural network-based RSS fingerprint dataset in a fingerprint database of the indoor area;
identifying respective positions of a subset of the set of positions having a variance that exceeds a threshold variance between observed RSS parameters and RSS parameters determined in accordance the trained neural network; and
when contiguous positions of the subset are encompassed by a boundary representing a portion of the indoor area, automatically instantiating a re-calibration of the RSS fingerprint dataset for mobile device navigation within the portion of the indoor area, the portion having the variance exceeding the threshold variance.

US Pat. No. 10,641,422

VACUUM COUPLING FOR ROBOT ARM

INTELLIGRATED HEADQUARTER...

1. A vacuum coupling configured to apply vacuum from a vacuum source to a rotating tool, the rotating tool being attached to a rotating end of a robotic arm, the vacuum coupling comprising:a rotating portion attaching the rotating tool to the rotating end of the robotic arm such that the rotating portion and the rotating tool rotate in response to rotation of the rotating end of the robotic arm, wherein the rotating portion is configured to communicate vacuum with the rotating tool;
a fixed portion positioned around the rotating portion such that the rotating portion is rotatable relative to the fixed portion, wherein the fixed portion is configured to communicate vacuum to the rotating portion; and
at least one seal between the fixed portion and the rotating portion, wherein the at least one seal comprises a fixed vacuum seal and a rotating vacuum seal.

US Pat. No. 10,641,177

APPARATUS AND PROCESS OF RETROFITTING A COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANT

Florida Turbine Technolog...

1. A process for retrofitting a combined cycle electric power plant, the combined cycle electric power plant having a first large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine driving a first electric generator and a second large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine driving a second electric generator, the combined cycle electric power plant also having a heat recovery steam generator with a third electric generator, the process comprising the steps of:removing the first large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine from the combined cycle electric power plant;
removing the second large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine from the combined cycle electric power plant;
installing a third large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine in the combined cycle electric power plant to replace the first and second large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engines, the third large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine having:
a high spool with a high pressure compressor driven by a high pressure gas turbine and a combustor; and
a low spool with a low pressure compressor and a low pressure turbine, the low spool being rotatable and not within the high spool; and
a power output of the third large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine being greater than or equal to a combined power output of the first and second large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engines, and a turbine exhaust temperature of the third large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engine being substantially the same as a turbine exhaust temperature of each of the first and second large frame heavy duty industrial gas turbine engines such that the heat recovery steam generator does not require modification.

US Pat. No. 10,645,839

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR PREVENTING DEMATE BETWEEN FIELD-REPLACEABLE UNITS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Juniper Networks, Inc., ...

1. An apparatus comprising:a field-replaceable unit that:
is designed to mate with a backplane of a telecommunications system; and
facilitates communication among computing devices within a network; and
at least one multi-bar ejector that:
is coupled to the field-replaceable unit;
fastens to a housing of the telecommunications system to enable the field-replaceable unit to mate with the backplane of the telecommunications system;
includes at least one lever;
includes at least one link that is coupled to the lever via a joint capable of moving from a first end of the link toward a second end of the link; and
includes a spring coupled to the joint such that, when the multi-bar ejector is fastened to the housing of the telecommunications system:
the joint moves from the first end of the link toward the second end of the link; and
the spring applies a force on the field-replaceable unit that pushes the field-replaceable unit toward the backplane of the telecommunications system.

US Pat. No. 10,645,832

COMPUTER TOWER ARCHITECTURE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A housing for an electronic device, comprising:a frame configured to receive and support a plurality of electronic components, the frame comprising:
a tubular support member extending from a floor panel, the floor panel defining a first portion of an exterior surface of the housing; and
a port panel comprising a port, the port panel coupled to and disposed normal to the floor panel and defining a second portion of the exterior surface of the housing; and
a shell defining a third portion of the exterior surface of the housing and defining an internal volume sized to encompass the plurality of electronic components, the shell configured to couple with the frame by a locking mechanism and to engage the floor panel and the port panel to define the exterior surface of the housing, the shell being removable from the frame;
the locking mechanism having a locked state and an unlocked state, the locked state retaining the shell on the frame and the unlocked state releasing the shell from the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,645,829

ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PREVENTING FOREIGN MATTER FROM ENTERING AND ITS DEVICE BASE

Quanta Computer Inc., Ta...

1. A device base, comprising:a chassis comprising a housing having an elongated slit, and a pivoting seat disposed in the housing;
a pivot shaft disposed in the housing;
a support frame slidably disposed within the elongated slit, and pivotally connected to the pivoting seat through the pivot shaft;
a first shielding member disposed on one side of the support frame, and fixedly connected to the support frame;
a second shielding member disposed on the other side of the support frame;
a crank fixedly connected to the support frame; and
a connecting rod pivotally connected to the crank and the second shielding member, wherein the elongated slit is completely shielded by the support frame and at least one of the first shielding member and the second shielding member, collectively.

US Pat. No. 10,645,812

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF ELECTROMECHANICAL ASSEMBLIES

Cornell University, Itha...

17. A system for fabricating an electromechanical assembly, comprising:a printing apparatus configured to deposit a first material into a first plurality of stacked regions, the first plurality of stacked regions forming a base region portion comprising one or more void elements;
a module library comprising a plurality of module components, each module component comprising one or more connection elements;
a component placement apparatus configured to select from the module library two or more module components, the component placement apparatus further positions the two or more selected module components within the one or more void elements of the base region portion such that the two or more selected module components are adjacent to and in direct contact with one another, and wherein the one or more connection elements of a first selected module component are connected directly to the one or more connection elements of a second selected module component; and
the base region portion and the connected selected module components creating both mechanical properties and electrical properties of the electromechanical assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,645,790

LINK DEVICE OF A PLASMA TORCH

TEC. MO S.R.L., (IT)

1. Link device for plasma torch or welding systems having a connector (2) for engaging into a housing (3) of a feeding means and having at least one link to provide fluids to the torch and a plurality of electrical connections for said torch; said link device (1) comprises a safety key (4) assigned, in a linked condition of the device in which the connector (2) is engaged in the housing (3) at least partially in a respective space between the external wall of the connector (2) and the internal wall of housing (3); such key (4) is equipped with first stop means (5) that, in said linked condition, matches with second stop means (6) of housing (3) to avoid disengagement of the key (4) from housing (3); key (4) and connector (2) are respectively provided with first connection means (7) and with second connection means (9) for a removable blocking means (8) assigned, in said linked condition, to block the connector (2) to key (4) and then to housing (3), wherein the key (4) is housed with small clearance in a recess of hollow carried out in the connector (2) and in the housing (3), and wherein the recess of hollow for the key (4) acts as a guide for correct coupling.

US Pat. No. 10,645,771

METHOD FOR ASSIGNING CONTROLLABLE LUMINAIRE DEVICES TO CONTROL GROUPS

IDEAL Industries, Inc., ...

1. A method for automatically assigning a group address to a controllable luminaire device of a plurality of controllable luminaire devices, comprising:receiving an indication that the controllable luminaire device is to be added to a logical community of controllable luminaire devices;
determining whether adding the controllable luminaire device to the logical community of controllable luminaire devices causes a number of controllable luminaire devices within the logical community of luminaire devices to exceed an established threshold;
when it is determined that adding the controllable luminaire device to the logical community of luminaire devices causes the number of controllable luminaire devices within the logical community of luminaire devices to exceed the established threshold, automatically assigning to each of the plurality of luminaire devices within the logical community of luminaire devices a group address and thereafter using a command addressed to the group address to commonly control those controllable luminaire devices of the plurality of controllable luminaire devices within the logical community of controllable luminaire devices as a group; and
when it is determined that adding the controllable luminaire device to the logical community of luminaire devices does not causes the number of controllable luminaire devices within the logical community of luminaire devices to exceed the established threshold, using commands addressed to each of those controllable luminaire devices of the plurality of controllable luminaire devices within the logical community of controllable luminaire devices individually to control each of those controllable luminaire devices of the plurality of controllable luminaire devices within the logical community of controllable luminaire devices as a group.

US Pat. No. 10,645,767

LINEAR REGULATED DIMMABLE LED DRIVER FOR DC DISTRIBUTED LIGHTING SYSTEM

QATAR UNIVERSITY, Doho (...

1. A method for driving a power circuit, comprising:providing a load current in the power circuit that flows in a light-emitting diode string connected to the power circuit;
measuring an equivalent voltage of the load current flowing in the light-emitting diode string;
comparing the equivalent voltage with a reference voltage that is driven by a microcontroller or resistive voltage divider circuit;
compensating an error signal by a compensator connected to the power circuit, and by a biasing voltage generated by a first biasing pass device connected to the power circuit;
drawing a base current of a plurality of pass devices connected to the power circuit for a second biasing pass device connected to the power circuit;
driving a collector current of the second biasing pass device, which is equivalent to the base current; and
drawing the load current by the plurality of pass devices.

US Pat. No. 10,645,766

HIGH FREQUENCY ENERGY GENERATOR SYSTEMS

TELEDYNE UK LIMITED, Tho...

1. A high frequency energy generator system comprising: a plurality of high frequency energy generator heads, each head including a respective magnetron; a common drive unit for producing power for the plurality of magnetrons and including a plurality of step-up transformers, wherein the common drive unit is arranged to condition the power to make it suitable for simultaneously driving the plurality of magnetrons, and wherein the common drive unit comprises at least one switched mode power supply, each of said at least one switched mode power supplies being arranged to simultaneously drive the plurality of magnetrons; anda connector arrangement simultaneously connecting each of the plurality of heads to the common drive unit for supplying power to the magnetrons, at least one of the heads being located remote from the common drive unit.

US Pat. No. 10,645,759

TRANSPARENT PANE WITH AN ELECTRICAL HEATING LAYER AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE...

19. A method for producing a transparent pane, comprising the steps of:a) depositing an electrical heating layer on at least one part of a pane surface,
b) dividing the electrical heating layer into a main heating region and an additional heating region electrically insulated from the main heating region,
c) applying at least one first collecting conductor and one second collecting conductor on the electrical heating layer in the main heating region, wherein the first and second collecting conductors are in direct contact with and electrically connected to the electrical heating layer, such that upon application of a supply voltage from a voltage source on connecting means connectable to the first and second collecting conductors, a heating current can flow across a heating field formed by the main heating region of the heating layer,
d) applying at least one electrical line heating element, at least in sections, on the heating layer in the additional heating region, wherein
the line heating element is in direct contact with and electrically connected to the heating layer,
the line heating element is configured to be electrically connected to the connecting means in parallel electrical connection with the heating field or is configured to be electrically connected to the first and second collecting conductors of the heating layer in the main heating region,
the line heating element has an ohmic resistance for heating the additional heating region, upon application of the supply voltage, andthe line heating element is configured such that after application of the supply voltage between sections of the line heating element, a heating current can flow through the heating layer in the additional heating region, the additional heating region being configured for being additionally heated, wherein the line heating element is implemented meander-shaped and not rectangular,e) applying at least one connection conductor on the pane surface, wherein the line heating element is connected to the first and second collecting conductors and/or connected to the connecting means,
f) applying the connecting means on the pane surface wherein the connecting means is in direct contact with and electrically connected to the first and second collecting conductors, the line heating element, and/or the at least one connection conductor.

US Pat. No. 10,645,754

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS BACKHAUL IN A LOCAL NETWORK

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A first network device, comprising:one or more memories; and
one or more processors, communicatively coupled to the one or more memories, to:
receive, from a user device, a data packet on a first wireless channel between the user device and the first network device,
wherein the first wireless channel is associated with a half-duplex protocol;
process the data packet based on receiving the data packet,
wherein the one or more processors, when processing the data packet, are to:
remove information associated with the half-duplex protocol from a header of the data packet; and
transmit the processed data packet to a second network device on a second wireless channel between the first network device and the second network device,
wherein the first network device, the second network device, and the user device are included in a local network,
wherein the first network device and the second network device are communicatively connected via a wireless full-duplex link,
wherein the wireless full-duplex link includes the second wireless channel and a third wireless channel, and
wherein the first wireless channel, the second wireless channel, and the third wireless channel are different wireless channels.

US Pat. No. 10,645,737

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

OLYMPUS CORPORATION, Tok...

1. A wireless communication terminal comprising:a first communication device configured to perform wireless communication in accordance with a first communication protocol;
a second communication device configured to perform wireless communication in accordance with a second communication protocol; and
one or more processors,
wherein an external terminal includes
a third communication device configured to perform wireless communication in accordance with the first communication protocol, and
a fourth communication device configured to perform wireless communication in accordance with the second communication protocol,
the first communication protocol and the second communication protocol include at least a protocol of a data link layer,
a master device mode and a slave device mode are defined in the first communication protocol,
the second communication protocol is different from the first communication protocol,
when the first communication device operates in the master device mode and the third communication device operates in the slave device mode, a first communication connection for data communication of a layer higher than the data link layer is able to be established in accordance with the first communication protocol between the first communication device and the third communication device,
when the first communication device operates in the master device mode and the third communication device operates in the slave device mode, only the third communication device of the first and third communication devices is able to transmit a connection request in accordance with the first communication protocol,
when a first condition and a second condition are satisfied, the processor transmits instruction information to the fourth communication device by the second communication device,
when the instruction information is transmitted to the fourth communication device, the first communication connection is not established between the first communication device and the third communication device, the instruction information being information for instructing the external terminal to transmit the connection request for the wireless communication terminal, the first condition being a condition that a second communication connection based on the second communication protocol is established between the second communication device and the fourth communication device, and the second condition being a condition that the first communication device is operating in the master device mode,
if the connection request transmitted by the third communication device has been received by the first communication device after the transmission of the instruction information to the fourth communication device, the processor establishes the first communication connection with the third communication device in accordance with the first communication protocol by the first communication device, and
after the first communication connection is established, the processor transmits image data to the third communication device by the first communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,645,726

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

OLYMPUS CORPORATION, Tok...

1. A wireless communication terminal comprising:a communicator; and
a controller,
wherein the controller is configured to wirelessly receive communication channel information from a first terminal by using the communicator,
the communication channel information represents a communication channel used for wireless communication by at least one of a plurality of terminals including the first terminal and a second terminal,
the first terminal is able to directly wirelessly communicate with a fourth terminal and directly communicate with the wireless communication terminal,
the second terminal is a terminal other than the wireless communication terminal and is able to directly wirelessly communicate with a fifth terminal and directly communicate with the first terminal,
the communication channel information transmitted from the first terminal to the wireless communication terminal includes first information and second information,
the communication channel information transmitted from the second terminal to the first terminal includes the second information,
the first information represents a communication channel used for wireless communication with the fourth terminal by the first terminal,
the second information represents a communication channel used for wireless communication with the fifth terminal by the second terminal, and
the controller is configured to determine a communication channel used for wireless communication by the wireless communication terminal on the basis of the first information and the second information of the second terminal that is unable to directly wirelessly communicate with the wireless communication terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,645,547

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING WIRELESS SERVICE IN A VENUE

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS OP...

1. A computerized method of dynamically and automatically providing venue location assignments to a user within a venue using a computerized system, the computerized method comprising:obtaining, at the computerized system, data representative of a request for evaluation from a computerized mobile device of the user, the computerized mobile device located at a first location within the venue;
based at least on the request, obtaining first data relating to radio frequency (RF) signal performance within the venue under a then-current configuration of the venue;
based at least on the first data, generating a computer spatial model of the venue, the computer spatial model identifying variations in said RF signal performance as a function of at least two dimensions;
based at least on the computer spatial model, identifying at least one second location of the venue with a predicted level of RF signal performance greater than that of the first location, wherein the identifying of the at least second location is further based at least on a target spatial distribution of bandwidth demand within the venue;
transmitting notification data, via the computerized system, to the computerized mobile device, the notification data configured to notify the computerized mobile device of the at least one second location, the transmitting of the notification data based on both the predicted level of RF signal performance being greater than that of the first location and the target spatial distribution;
based on a physical change to the then-current configuration, generating an updated computer spatial model;
based at least on the updated computer spatial model, identifying at least one third location of the venue with a predicted level of RF signal performance greater than that of the at least one second location; and
transmitting second notification data, via the computerized system, to the computerized mobile device, the second notification data configured to notify the computerized mobile device of the at least one third location.

US Pat. No. 10,645,150

HIERARCHICAL DYNAMIC SCHEDULING

TidalScale, Inc., Campbe...

1. A computer system, comprising:a plurality of physically interconnected computing nodes, wherein a guest operating system is run on a virtual environment that is defined by a set of hyper-kernels running on the plurality of physically interconnected computing nodes, wherein the quest operating system has a view that it is running on a single hardware platform comprising aggregated hardware resources of the plurality of physically interconnected computing nodes, wherein the set of hyper-kernels maintains a mapping between virtual resources and physical resources, and wherein the mapping is based at least in part on observation, by the set of hyper-kernels, of resource load characteristics;
wherein each computing node in the plurality of physically interconnected computing nodes includes one or more physical processors, wherein each of the one or more physical processors includes one or more cores, and wherein each of the one or more cores includes one or more hyperthreads;
wherein an abstraction of the plurality of physically interconnected computing nodes, physical processors, cores, and hyperthreads forms a hierarchy;
wherein upon receiving an indication that a hyperthread should be assigned, a dynamic search that begins at a leaf level of the hierarchy is performed for a continuation to assign to the hyperthread, wherein the continuation comprises a representation of a state of a virtual processor, wherein the virtual processor comprises a computing engine visible to the guest operating system run on the virtual environment defined by the set of hyper-kernels running on the plurality of physically interconnected computing nodes,
wherein the dynamic search is configured to proceed upwards from the leaf level;
wherein the continuation is assigned to the hyperthread based at least in part on the dynamic search; and
wherein the hyperthread is configured to resume execution of the continuation.

US Pat. No. 10,645,133

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DELIVERING CONTENT OVER TRANSIENT ACCESS NETWORKS

Loon LLC, Mountain View,...

1. An end user premises device comprising:a memory;
one or more transceivers configured to communicate with one or more stations in a network and a client device; and
one or more processors configured to:
receive a first user request for data from the client device using the one or more transceivers;
receive, from the one or more stations in the network, an availability of one or more routing paths in the network between the end user premises device and a remote server of the data based on a topology of the network;
determine a first point in time for retrieving the data based on the availability of the one or more routing paths in the network, the first point in time being during off-peak hours and before a second point in time that the client device is likely to access the data;
retrieve, at the first point in time, the data from the remote server via the network using the one or more transceivers;
store the data in the memory; and
in response to a second user request, transmit the data to the client device using the one or more transceivers.

US Pat. No. 10,645,068

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SECURE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS

United States Postal Serv...

1. A method for improving the security of a digital credential based authentication system, the method comprising:receiving first login information and a first login location from a first administrative user;
logging the first administrative user into the digital credential based authentication system based on the first login information;
receiving, from the first administrative user, a first portion of authentication credentials for a first customer;
validating, by the first administrative user using the digital credential system, the first portion;
receiving second login information and a second login location from a second administrative user;
logging the second administrative user into the digital credential system based on the second login information and based on a comparison of the first login location and the second login location;
receiving, from the second administrative user, a second portion of authentication credentials for the first customer different from the first portion;
validating, by the second administrative user using the digital credential system, the second portion; and
resetting the authentication credentials based on the validation of the first portion and the second portion,
wherein at least one of receiving the second portion from the second administrative user and validating the second portion by the second administrative user comprises receiving information from the first customer and occurs via a physical interaction while the first customer is at a physical location.

US Pat. No. 10,645,029

FAST RECONFIGURATION OF THE DATA PLANE OF A HARDWARE FORWARDING ELEMENT

Barefoot Networks, Inc., ...

1. A network forwarding element comprising:a set of data plane circuits comprising a plurality of configurable packet processing stages comprising (i) a set of ingress pipelines, (ii) a set of egress pipelines, and (iii) a traffic management stage between the ingress and egress pipelines, the configurable packet processing stages to receive and process incoming packet traffic received by the network forwarding element; and
a set of control plane circuits comprising a set of direct memory access (DMA) buffers to configure the configurable packet processing stages of the set of data plane circuits, the set of control plane circuits configured to:
load configuration data to reconfigure the configurable packet processing stages into the set of DMA buffers while the configurable packet processing stages process the incoming packet traffic;
pause the incoming packet traffic to the configurable packet processing stages;
load the configuration data from the DMA buffers into the configurable packet processing stages, wherein the configurable packet processing stages are configured to process and transmit all packets inside the configurable packet processing stages after the incoming packet traffic to the configurable packet processing stages are paused and prior to loading the configuration data from the DMA buffers into the configurable packet processing stages; and
resume incoming packet traffic to the configurable packet processing stages.

US Pat. No. 10,644,990

BORDER GATEWAY PROTOCOL (BGP) SECURITY MEASURES ALONG AUTONOMOUS SYSTEM (AS) PATHS

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method of selecting a secure Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) path, comprising:receiving, at a computing device, a packet for routing to a route prefix;
determining, by the computing device, any available paths to the route prefix and path lengths for the available paths, wherein the path length for each respective available path corresponds to a hop count to the route prefix for that respective available path;
determining, by the computing device, a security cost for each available path based at least in part on any path security attributes associated with that respective available path;
modifying, by the computing device, path lengths for the available paths according to their respective security costs by adding the security cost to the hop count for each respective available path;
selecting, by the computing device, a path for routing the packet from the available paths based at least in part on the modified path lengths; and
routing, by the computing device, the packet to the route prefix along the selected path.

US Pat. No. 10,644,813

ANTENNA ARRAY CALIBRATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A time domain calibration method to compensate for signal impairment in transmit paths in a transmitter configured to drive an antenna array, the method comprising:receiving a feedback signal formed from a combination of a plurality of outbound signals couple-able to a plurality of antenna ports;
capturing at least one outbound signal as a reference signal before the at least one outbound signal is input to a transmit path;
performing an impairment estimate based on the at least one reference signal and the feedback signal; wherein performing the impairment estimate includes implementing a conjugate gradient method to produce an impairment vector, H, the impairment vector H usable to determine the phase compensation;
determining a phase compensation from the impairment estimate for each of the at least one outbound traffic signal; and
applying the phase compensation to a respective one of the at least one outbound traffic signal before the at least one outbound traffic signal is input to the transmit path and before the at least one outbound traffic signal is captured to form the at least one reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,644,810

CONVERSION OF RF SIGNALS TO OPTICAL SIGNALS FOR PASSAGE THROUGH IMPAIRMENT MEDIUMS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

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

1. An apparatus configured to propagate wireless signals through an impairment medium impairing transmission of radio frequency (RF) signals, the apparatus comprising:a first unit configured to be coupled to a surface of the impairment medium, comprising:
an antenna configured to wirelessly receive first RF signals containing a data payload;
an RF receiver operatively coupled to the antenna, wherein the RF receiver is configured to convert the data payload from the RF signals into a first modulating current;
an optical source operatively coupled to the RF receiver, wherein the optical source is configured to be modulated with the first modulating current and to transmit first optical signals through the surface of the impairment medium; and
a first optical receiver optically coupled to receive second optical signals through the surface of the impairment medium; and
a second unit configured to be coupled to an opposite surface of the impairment medium, comprising:
a second optical receiver operatively coupled to receive the first optical signals from the optical source through the opposite surface of the impairment medium, wherein the first optical receiver is configured to convert the first optical signals into a second modulating current; and
an RF signal source operatively coupled to the first optical receiver, wherein the RF signal source is configured to modulate second RF signals with the second modulating current and to transmit the second RF signals.

US Pat. No. 10,644,798

REDUNDANCY IN A PUBLIC SAFETY DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

DALI SYSTEMS CO. LTD., G...

1. A redundancy system for data transport in a Distributed Antenna System (DAS), the redundancy system comprising:a plurality of Digital Access Units (DAUs) including a primary DAU and a secondary DAU, wherein each of the plurality of DAUs is fed by a plurality of data streams and is operable to transport digital signals between others of the plurality of DAUs;
a plurality of Digital Distribution Units (DDUs) including a primary DDU and a secondary DDU, the primary DDU being communicatively coupled to the primary DAU and the secondary DAU, the secondary DDU being communicatively coupled to the primary DAU and the secondary DAU; and
a plurality of Digital Remote Units (DRUs) including a primary DRU and a secondary DRU, the primary DRU being communicatively coupled to the primary DDU and the secondary DDU, the secondary DRU being communicatively coupled to the primary DDU and the secondary DDU;
a digital signal processing (DSP) unit configured to detect a failure in the DAS and redirect one or more data streams of the plurality of data streams through the DAS relative to the detected failure.

US Pat. No. 10,644,796

VISUAL LIGHT AUDIO TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND PROCESSING METHOD

Wave Sciences, LLC, Char...

1. A method of spatial audio processing comprising:capturing, with a spatially distributed array of microphones that are part of one or more light transmitting apparatuses, audio data;
cleaning, with an audio processor, the audio data in which sound from a spatial location of interest is present;
modeling, with the audio processor, the propagation of the sound to estimate a Green's Function corresponding to how the sound propagates directly and indirectly from the spatial location of interest to the spatially distributed array of microphones to define an environmental model;
filtering, with the audio processor, the audio data according to the Green's Function and an inverse noise filter calculated from the audio data to separate the sound corresponding to a desired spatial location in the environmental model; and,
transmitting, with one or more of the light transmitting apparatuses, a processed audio output corresponding to the desired spatial location in the environmental model.

US Pat. No. 10,644,473

EXTEME ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION PRODUCING SYSTEMS WITH DRIVER LASER SYSTEMS HAVING OPTICAL ISOLATORS

TRUMPF Lasersystems for S...

1. A driver laser system for an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation producing apparatus, comprising:a beam source for producing laser radiation propagating in a first direction;
an amplifier arrangement comprising at least one optical amplifier for amplifying the laser radiation propagating in the first direction; and
at least one optical isolator, wherein the optical isolator comprises
a chamber filled with a gas, through which chamber the laser radiation propagating in the first direction passes; and
a plasma generating device configured for the pulsed ignition of a plasma in the gas of the chamber, wherein ignition of the plasma in the chamber suppresses passage of laser radiation propagating in a second direction, opposite to the first direction, through the chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,643,948

FILM PACKAGE AND PACKAGE MODULE INCLUDING THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A film package comprising:a film substrate having a first surface and a second surface that are opposite to each other;
a first semiconductor chip on the first surface of the film substrate;
a second semiconductor chip on the first surface of the film substrate, the second semiconductor chip spaced apart from the first semiconductor chip; and
a first conductive film on the first surface of the film substrate,
wherein the first conductive film covers the first semiconductor chip and the second semiconductor chip and has at least one slit or at least one notch therein, and
each said at least one slit or each said at least one notch extends in a region of the first conductive film that is between the first semiconductor chip and the second semiconductor chip and delimited by and between a first side and a second side of the first conductive film that are opposite to each other, in a plan view of the film package.

US Pat. No. 10,643,542

PIXEL DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE WITH THE SAME

WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELEC...

1. A pixel driving circuit, comprising a first reset circuit, a second reset circuit, a compensation circuit, and a light emitting circuit;the first reset circuit is configured to receive a first control signal and transmit a first reset voltage to the compensation circuit to reset the compensation circuit according to the first control signal;
the second reset circuit is configured to receive a second control signal and transmit a second reset voltage to the light emitting circuit to reset the light emitting circuit according to the second control signal;
the compensation circuit is configured to receive the second control signal, and write a data signal and perform a threshold voltage compensation according to the second control signal;
the light emitting circuit is configured to receive a third control signal and emit light according to the third control signal;
wherein, the first reset circuit comprises a fourth thin film transistor; a gate electrode of the fourth thin film transistor receives the first control signal, a source electrode of the fourth thin film transistor is connected to the first reset voltage, and a drain electrode of the fourth thin film transistor is connected to the compensation circuit;
wherein, the second reset circuit comprises a seventh thin film transistor; a gate electrode of the seventh thin film transistor receives the second control signal, a source electrode of the seventh thin film transistor is connected to the second reset voltage, and a drain electrode of the seventh thin film transistor is connected to the light emitting circuit;
wherein, the compensation circuit comprises a first thin film transistor, a second thin film transistor, a third thin film transistor, and a storage capacitor; a gate electrode of the first thin film transistor is connected to each of one end of the storage capacitor, a drain electrode of the second thin film transistor, and the first reset circuit; a drain electrode of the first thin film transistor is connected to each of the light emitting circuit and a source electrode of the second thin film transistor; a source electrode of the first thin film transistor is connected to each of the light emitting circuit and a drain electrode of the third thin film transistor; a gate electrode of the second thin film transistor and a gate electrode of the third thin film transistor receive the second control signal; a source electrode of the third thin film transistor receives the data signal; and another end of the storage capacitor is connected to a first voltage;
wherein, the light emitting circuit comprises a fifth thin film transistor, a sixth thin film transistor, and a light emitting element; a gate electrode of the fifth thin film transistor receives the third control signal, a drain electrode of the fifth thin film transistor is connected to the drain electrode of the first thin film transistor, and a source electrode of the fifth thin film transistor is connected to each of an anode electrode of the light emitting element and a drain electrode of the seventh thin film transistor; a gate electrode of the sixth thin film transistor receives the third control signal, a drain electrode of the sixth thin film transistor is connected to the first voltage, a source electrode of the sixth thin film transistor is connected to the source electrode of the first thin film transistor; and a cathode electrode of the light emitting element is connected to a second voltage;
wherein, the first voltage is a high level, and each of the second voltage, the first reset voltage, and the second reset voltage is a low level;
wherein, the working process of the circuit is divided into a first working phase, a second working phase, and a third working phase; in the first working phase, the first control signal is valid while the second control signal and the third control signal are invalid; in the second working phase, the second control signal is valid while the first control signal and the third control signal are invalid; in the third working phase, the third control signal is valid while the first control signal and the second control signal are invalid;
wherein, the first reset voltage is adjusted according to the brightness of a black screen until the first reset voltage makes the brightness of the black screen reach a minimum value.

US Pat. No. 10,642,847

DIFFERENTIALLY PRIVATE BUDGET TRACKING USING RENYI DIVERGENCE

LeapYear Technologies, In...

1. A method for bounding a privacy spend for a query to a database storing restricted data, the query received by a differentially private system, the method comprising:receiving a database query from the client, the database query comprising a relation indicative of data to perform the query upon and at least one privacy parameter indicative of a level of differential privacy with which to perform the query;
determining a noise type for the query based on a preset configuration of the differentially private system;
generating a representation of probabilistic privacy loss for the query based on the determined noise type;
determining a privacy spend for the query using the generated representation of probabilistic privacy loss;
determining whether the determined privacy spend exceeds a privacy budget associated with the client; and
responsive to determining the determined privacy spend exceeds the privacy budget associated with the client, blocking the query.

US Pat. No. 10,642,619

BRANCH PREDICTION USING MULTI-WAY PATTERN HISTORY TABLE (PHT) AND GLOBAL PATH VECTOR (GPV)

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A computer implemented method for branch prediction using a multi-way pattern history table (PHT) that is indexed using a global path vector (GPV), the method comprising:receiving a search address by a branch prediction logic that is in communication with the PHT and the GPV, wherein the branch prediction logic comprises a branch target buffer (BTB) and a plurality of hit detection modules that each determine a respective branch prediction,
wherein a number N of the plurality of hit detection modules is equal to a number N of ways in the BTB, and wherein each of the plurality of hit detection modules receives an input from a single respective way in the BTB; and
wherein the plurality of hit detection modules receives at least one input from the PHT;
starting with the search address, simultaneously determining a plurality of branch predictions by the branch prediction logic based on the PHT and the BTB, wherein the plurality of branch predictions comprises one of: (i) N?1 not taken predictions and a single taken prediction, and (ii) N not taken predictions;
providing the plurality of branch predictions to the processor;
updating the GPV by shifting an instruction identifier of a branch instruction associated with a taken prediction into the GPV, wherein the GPV is not updated based on any not taken prediction, wherein the GPV is updated at prediction time to generate a PHT read index and at a completion time to generate a PHT write index; and
inputting a target address of the branch instruction associated with the taken prediction into the branch prediction logic as the search address and repeating each of the previous steps using the updated search address.