US Pat. No. 10,695,345

PHARMACEUTICAL CAPSULE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING LUMATEPERONE MONO-TOSYLATE

INTRA-CELLULAR THERAPIES,...

1. A pharmaceutical capsule for oral administration, comprising lumateperone:
in mono-tosylate salt form, wherein the lumateperone mono-tosylate is in solid crystal form; and
wherein the capsule comprises a blend of 10 to 30% by weight of lumateperone mono-tosylate in solid crystal form, 60 to 90% by weight of mannitol, 0.5 to 10% by weight of croscarmellose sodium, 0.1 to 1% by weight of talc, and 0.1 to 3% by weight of magnesium stearate, filled into a gelatin capsule.

US Pat. No. 10,698,825

INTER-CHIP COMMUNICATION IN A MULTI-CHIP SYSTEM

Arm Limited, Cambridge (...

1. A system-on-chip comprising:a local interconnect to connect local devices on the chip to one another;
a gateway to connect the chip to a remote chip of a plurality of chips in a cache-coherent multi-chip system via an inter-chip interconnect; and
a cache-coherent device, the cache-coherent device comprising snoop circuitry to perform cache-coherency actions and comprising a cache-coherency look-up table having entries for cache data lines corresponding to shared data items accessed by devices of the cache-coherent multi-chip system, wherein the snoop circuitry is responsive to a data access request received via the inter-chip interconnect and the local interconnect:
to generate a system-unique identifier for a request source of the data access request in dependence on an inter-chip request source identifier used on the inter-chip interconnect and an identifier indicative of the remote chip, wherein a bit-set used to express the system-unique identifier is larger than a bit-set used to express the inter-chip request source identifier;
to identify a cache line corresponding to a data item specified in the data access request; and
to use the system-unique identifier with respect to the cache-coherency look-up table to perform the cache-coherency actions for the cache line.

US Pat. No. 10,701,846

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELD COMPONENT AND WIRE HARNESS

AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES...

1. An electromagnetic shield component comprising:a tube that is electrically conductive and into which an electrical wire is to be inserted, wherein
the tube includes a first half tube that has a shape of a half tube, a second half tube that has a shape of a half tube, and welds where both ends of the first half tube in a circumferential direction and both ends of the second half tube in the circumferential direction are welded to each other,
an inner circumferential surface of the first half tube is provided with extensions that extend inward from the inner circumferential surface of the first half tube, in a radial direction of the tube, toward the second half tube, and
portions of the extensions that face the welds in the radial direction are provided such that gaps are formed between the portions and the welds.

US Pat. No. 10,701,851

METHOD OF MOUNTING A COMPONENT ON A CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A component mounting method for mounting components on a substrate, the method comprising: reading a substrate ID of a substrate by a first substrate recognition camera; transporting the substrate to a component mounting apparatus located at a position downstream from the first substrate recognition camera; detecting a state of the component mounting apparatus, wherein detecting the state of the component mounting apparatus detects whether a cover door of the component mounting apparatus is open and thus the substrate is capable of being inserted into or removed from the component mounting apparatus, if it is detected that the cover door is closed, then the substrate is not capable of being inserted into or removed from the component mounting apparatus, in this case acquiring the substrate ID read by the first substrate recognition camera; and if the substrate is capable of being inserted into or removed from the component mounting apparatus, reading the substrate ID of the substrate by a second substrate recognition camera, closing the component mounting apparatus cover door; and mounting at least one component on the substrate by the component mounting apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,701,770

COOKING DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A cooking appliance comprising:a main body including a cooking room; and
a door arranged on a front of the main body and configured to open and close the cooking room,
wherein the door comprises:
a door frame including an opening formed to see into the cooking room and a conductive border portion around the opening,
a shielding member arranged to cover the opening, the shielding member including a conductive blocking layer configured to block electromagnetic waves and a first through hole, and
a fixing frame arranged to combine the door frame and the shielding member, and including a coupling protrusion that protrudes through the first through hole of the shielding member to combine with the door frame, and
wherein the shielding member is arranged in a manner such that the conductive blocking layer contacts the conductive border portion of the door frame to be electrically connected to the door frame.

US Pat. No. 10,701,832

TWO-PHASE LIQUID COOLED ELECTRONICS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A server system, comprising:a two-phase cooling system comprising a two-phase refrigerant loop that circulates a coolant refrigerant, the two-phase refrigerant loop comprising:
a heat exchanger;
a plurality of two-phase cooling devices; and
a plurality of control valves comprising:
a first control valve of the plurality of control valves in the two-phase refrigerant loop comprising the heat exchanger and a two-phase cooling system and located between a first two-phase cooling device of the plurality of two-phase cooling devices and the heat exchanger; and
a second control valve of the plurality of control valves located between the heat exchanger and a condenser, wherein the two-phase cooling system reduces a first temperature of a first electronic component in the server system using a pump that circulates the coolant refrigerant through the first two-phase cooling device associated with the first electronic component to cause the coolant refrigerant to flow through the condenser, the plurality of two-phase cooling devices, and the heat exchanger, and return to the condenser.

US Pat. No. 10,701,828

PANEL-MOLDED ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES

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

1. An apparatus comprising:a modular package having a first external surface, a second external surface opposite the first external surface, and a side wall extending along the perimeter of and connecting with the first and second external surfaces, the modular package including a first layer defining the first external surface and a second layer defining the second external surface, the first and second layers being separated by and in contact with a cured mold compound; and
an electrical circuit located between the first and second layers and within the cured mold compound and including at least one electrical component electrically connected to a plurality of interconnects;
wherein the side wall of the modular package comprises at least one planar face bounded along a first edge by the first external surface and bounded along a second edge by the second external surface, the at least one planar face comprising a strip formed by the first layer, a strip formed by the second layer, and a strip formed by the cured mold compound, wherein the strip formed by the cured mold compound is positioned between the strip formed by the first layer and the strip formed by the second layer; and
wherein the interconnects are disposed within the planar side wall of the modular package.

US Pat. No. 10,701,823

ENCLOSURE FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

Nokia Shanghai Bell Co., ...

1. An enclosure for electronics, the enclosure comprises:a first base configured to receive one or more first electronic elements;
a first base cover configured to be mounted over the first base to secure the one or more first electronic elements within the first base and form a first unit having a groove in at least a part of the periphery of the first unit;
a gasket configured to reside within the groove of the first unit; and
an enclosure cover configured to be mounted over the first unit and the gasket and thereby apply a compressive force to the gasket, wherein the gasket is in contact with the first base, the first base cover, and the enclosure cover such that the gasket (i) forms a seal for the enclosure and (ii) applies force that secures at least a part of the periphery of the first base cover to at least a part of the periphery of the first base.

US Pat. No. 10,701,804

COPPER NANOPARTICLE APPLICATION PROCESSES FOR LOW TEMPERATURE PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE/CONFORMAL ELECTRONICS AND ANTENNAS

Kuprion Inc., San Jose, ...

1. An ink adapted for forming conductive elements, the ink comprising:a plurality of nanoparticles comprising copper and having at least a partial coating of a surfactant thereon that is configured to separate adjacent nanoparticles, the nanoparticles being fusable when deposited at a sufficient velocity in the presence of a dispersant configured to displace the coating of the surfactant when the nanoparticles have a kinetic energy while moving at the sufficient velocity; and
a carrier that comprises the dispersant.

US Pat. No. 10,701,782

VERIFICATION DEVICE FOR A CONNECTED LIGHTING SYSTEM

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A verification device to detect malfunction in a connected lighting system, the connected lighting system comprising multiple luminaires and multiple occupancy sensors, the multiple luminaires being partitioned into control zones which are controlled in dependency on one or more corresponding occupancy sensors, the connected lighting system being organized according to a hierarchical structure wherein the multiple occupancy sensors are at a first hierarchical level, the control zones are at a second hierarchical level, the multiple occupancy sensors at the first hierarchical level corresponding to control zones at the second hierarchical level, the control zones being partitioned into sets which are at a third hierarchical level, the connected lighting system being connected to a database and arranged to store sensor data obtained from the multiple occupancy sensors, the verification device comprising:an input interface arranged to connect to the database and obtain the sensor data obtained from the multiple occupancy sensors,
an aggregation unit arranged to compute occupancy values which are indicative of average occupancy over a specified time period at different hierarchical levels by applying a statistical measure, an occupancy value at the first hierarchical level indicating an occupancy value of an occupancy sensor, an occupancy value at the second hierarchical level indicating of an occupancy value of a control zone, and an occupancy value at the third hierarchical level indicating an occupancy value of a set of control zones, and
a processing unit arranged to compare an occupancy value at a lower hierarchical level with a corresponding occupancy value at a higher hierarchical level, finding deviations between said occupancy value at the lower hierarchical level and said corresponding occupancy value at the higher hierarchical that are greater than a threshold and that indicate a malfunction in the connected lighting system and producing a signal to communicate the malfunction.

US Pat. No. 10,701,765

FLEXIBLE CONVERTIBLE HOTPLATE ADAPTER FOR ROUNDED VESSELS AND OBJECTS

1. A device to facilitate the heating of rounded vessels and other rounded objects comprising:a flexible polymeric support comprising:
a plurality of folds so as to form said flexible polymeric support into a plurality of nested, concentric hollow cylindrical portions each having respective upper edges and adapted to be arranged and fixed in at least two configurations such that said upper edges of said concentric hollow cylindrical portions accommodate at least two respective spherical section contours of at least two respective different sizes, and so as to be adapted to contact rounded vessels or other rounded objects of two respective different sizes.

US Pat. No. 10,701,809

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. A display apparatus, comprising:a display panel;
a flexible printed circuit board electrically connected to the display panel on a first side, the flexible printed circuit board comprising:
a base film having a notch on a second side of the flexible printed circuit board, and
a plurality of rows of impact absorbing parts spaced apart from each other along an edge of the notch; and
a printed circuit board which is electrically connected to a third side of the flexible printed circuit board, the second side between the third side and the first side, wherein the notch overlaps an edge of the display panel at which the flexible printed circuit board makes contact with the display panel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,787

X-RAY CONVERSION TARGET AND X-RAY GENERATOR

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An X-ray conversion target, comprising a target body and a target part disposed within the target body, the target part having a first face configured to produce X-rays;wherein, the X-ray conversion target further comprises a cooling passage having a side wall, at least a part of the side wall being constituted by a portion of the target part;
wherein, the cooling passage comprises a cooling groove located in a second face of the target part, the second face and the first face being two faces of the target part facing away from each other; and
the cooling groove is defined by the second face together with a first ridge and a second ridge, which are arranged opposite to each other and extend along an edge of the second face of the target part respectively;
wherein, the cooling passage comprises an annular groove provided in the target body at a side of the target part provided within the target body.

US Pat. No. 10,701,763

THICK FILM ELEMENT WITH HIGH HEAT CONDUCTIVITY ON TWO SIDES THEREOF

1. A thick film element with high heat conductivity on two sides thereof, comprising: a carrier; a thick film coating deposited on the carrier; and a covering layer overlaid on the coating, wherein the thick film coating is a heating material, and a mode of heating is electrical heating, wherein the carrier, the thick film coating and the covering layer are selected from a material that fulfills every of following equations:Q2?Q3;
Q2?Q1;
and Q1=a×Q3, Q2=b×Q1, Q2=c×Q3;
wherein 0.1?a?150, 1?b?2500, 100?c?10000:
wherein a calculation formula for Q1 is

a calculation formula for Q2 is

a calculation formula for Q3 isT2 T2 T0?25° C.;
wherein Q1 represents a heat transfer rate of the covering layer; Q2 represents a heat transfer rate of the thick film coating; Q3 represents a heat transfer rate of the carrier;
?1 represents a heat conductivity coefficient of the covering layer; ?2 represents a heat conductivity coefficient of the thick film coating; ?3 represents a heat conductivity coefficient of the carrier;
A represents a contact area of the thick film coating with the covering layer or the carrier;
b1 represents a thickness of the covering layer; b2 represents a thickness of the thick film coating; b3 represents a thickness of the carrier;
T0 represents an initial temperature of the thick film element; T1 represents a surface temperature of the covering layer; T2 represents a heating temperature of the thick film coating; T3 represents a surface temperature of the carrier;
b2?50 ?m; b3?b1, b1?1 mm, b3?1 mm;
and TMinimum melting point of carrier>25° C.

US Pat. No. 10,701,719

SCHEDULING RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN WIRELESS NETWORK

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, configuration parameters of a plurality of cells, wherein the plurality of cells are grouped into a plurality of cell groups comprising:
a primary cell group comprising a primary cell; and
a secondary cell group comprising a secondary cell configured with uplink scheduling request (SR) resources;
receiving an activation command indicating activation of the secondary cell; and
determining that the secondary cell has an invalid uplink SR resource based on:
at least one uplink SR pending in a time interval;
the uplink SR resources being configured in the time interval; and
a time alignment timer, associated with the secondary cell group, not running in the time interval.

US Pat. No. 10,701,710

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIPLEXING TRANSMISSIONS FOR DIFFERENT SERVICES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC., T...

1. A method of performing a transmission, comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE) comprising a processor, from a network, indication of a first resource via a physical control channel to schedule the UE to perform a channel transmission by using the first resource;
receiving, by the UE, indication of a second resource to configure the UE or another UE to perform a channel transmission by using the second resource, wherein the first resource includes a first portion that overlaps in a time domain and frequency domain with a portion of the second resource and includes a second portion that does not overlap in a time domain and frequency domain with a portion of the second resource;
performing, by the UE, the channel transmission to the network on the first portion of the first resource by using a first transmission power level; and
performing, by the UE, the channel transmission to the network on the second portion of the first resource by using a second transmission power level.

US Pat. No. 10,701,849

COMPONENT PLACEMENT MACHINE AND COMPONENT PLACEMENT METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A component placement machine installing a component by an installation head and with respect to a board arranged at a working position, the component placement machine comprising:a board supporter supporting a lower surface of the board arranged at the working position;
a plurality of support pins attached to the board supporter, each of the plurality of support pins having a fixed height;
a plurality of height measuring instruments attached to the board supporter, each of the plurality of height measuring instruments having a height exceeding the fixed height of the plurality of support pins, wherein the plurality of height measuring instruments are configured to measure heights of a plurality of portions of the lower surface of the board; and
a controller configured to control an operation of the installation head by controlling an installation height of a component with respect to the board based on the measured heights of the plurality of portions of the lower surface of the board.

US Pat. No. 10,701,837

SYSTEM FOR PASSIVELY COOLING COMPUTING DEVICES

Core Scientific, Inc., B...

1. A system for cooling computing devices, comprising:a facility having an interior space that includes a supply air space and an exhaust air space, the supply air space configured to receive outside air from an external environment of the facility, the exhaust air space configured to exhaust heated air to the external environment;
an air inlet coupled to an exterior wall of the facility and configured to deliver outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
a plurality of computing devices arranged within a computing space of the supply air space fluidically connecting the computing space and the exhaust air space, wherein at least some of the plurality of computing devices include at least one fan of a plurality of computing device fans that, when operable, draw the outside air from the external environment into the supply air space, move the outside air from the supply air space across one or more heat generating components of the plurality of computing devices to cool the one or more heat generating components, flow the outside air into the exhaust air space as heated air, and exhaust the heated air from the exhaust air space to the external environment;
an air filter disposed between at least a portion of the supply air space and the plurality of computing devices, the air filter configured to filter particulate from the outside air supplied to the plurality of computing devices from the supply air space, and further configured to provide a pressure differential between the air inlet and the plurality of computing devices based on a cross-sectional area of the air filter;
wherein the plurality of computing device fans are configured to provide sufficient airflow of the outside air through the system to cool the plurality of computing devices;
wherein an overall airflow through the system is driven by the plurality of computing device fans;wherein an average temperature of the system is maintained within a desired temperature range by the overall airflow through the system;wherein a mixing chamber, in which a temperature of the outside air is adjustable via mixing, is disposed upstream of the plurality of computing devices and is in fluidical communication with the plurality of computing devices;
wherein a second air inlet is coupled with the exterior wall of the facility and is configured to supply outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
wherein the second air inlet is positioned vertically below the air inlet and includes a damper configured to control an amount of outside air that flows through the second air inlet to the supply air space; andwherein the air inlet and the second air inlet each supply outside air from the external environment directly into the mixing chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,701,816

MULTI-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE

Unilumin Group Co., LTD.,...

1. A display device comprising a mounting board and a display panel mounted on the mounting board and comprising a plurality of display modules arranged in an array, wherein:the display device further comprises a control module and a plurality of driving modules corresponding to the display modules,
the driving modules are arranged between the mounting board and the corresponding display modules and coupled to the mounting board and the display modules respectively, and
the control module is coupled to the driving modules and controls the driving modules to drive the corresponding display modules to extend, and
wherein the driving modules comprise a self-locking switch, a lever and a power unit,
the self-locking switch is arranged on the mounting board,
the lever is arranged between the display modules and the self-locking switch to engage with the self-locking switch, and
the power unit is coupled to the lever for powering the lever.

US Pat. No. 10,701,788

POWER UNIT AND MEDICAL ELECTRIC DEVICE

FUJIKIN INCORPORATED, Os...

1. A power unit comprising:a power converter circuit connected to an external power supply, the power converter circuit being configured to generate a voltage necessary to drive a driven device;
a communication terminal connected to a controller, the communication terminal being configured to transmit and receive information between the controller and the driven device;
a power supply control terminal connected to the controller, the power supply control terminal being applied with a direct current voltage from the controller; and
a relay element provided between the external power supply and the power converter circuit, the relay element being configured to control supply of electric power to the power converter circuit, wherein
the relay element is driven by a direct current voltage applied from the power supply control terminal when a power supply of the controller is turned on, and electric power is supplied to the power converter circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,701,850

OPTIMIZATION PROGRAM AND MOUNTING MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

2. A mounting machine comprising:multiple component holding tools; and
a control device,
wherein
the control device, when the mounting machine performs mounting work of mounting electronic components held by the multiple component holding tools onto a multiple-board printed panel, the multiple-board printed panel being defined as a panel with multiple boards of electronic circuit board patterns on which multiple electronic components are to be mounted, performs control such that
mounting work is performed according to a first mounting work order of mounting electronic components using the mounting machine set such that all of the electronic components to be held by the multiple component holding tools together in a single movement of the multiple component holding tools are only electronic components planned to be mounted on only a single one of the electronic circuit board patterns from the multiple electronic circuit board patterns, and
the control device also controls operation of the mounting machine such that, in a case in which, after mounting work has been performed according to the first mounting work order, a quantity of the electronic components not set in the mounting work order according to the first mounting work order from among all the electronic components planned to be mounted on the electronic circuit board pattern is smaller than a quantity of the multiple component holding tools, electronic components to be held by the multiple component holding tools together in a single movement of the multiple component holding tools are electronic components of two or greater electronic circuit board patterns from the multiple electronic circuit board patterns that were not set in the mounting work according to the first mounting work order.

US Pat. No. 10,701,841

MOUNTING APPARATUS, FOR MOUNTING AT LEAST ONE HEAT DISSIPATING ELECTRICAL DEVICE, OPTIONALLY INCLUDING A HEAT SINK BODY FOR SOLID, GAS AND FLUID HEAT EXCHANGE, AND CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY PROVIDING INTERFACE BETWEEN CIRCUITS

ALGOZEN CORPORATION, Mis...

1. A mounting apparatus, for mounting a plurality of heat generating and dissipating electrical devices, the mounting apparatus comprising a heat sink body having peripheral surface with plurality of mounting surfaces for mounting a plurality of heat generating and dissipating electrical devices, and a securing member encircling the heat sink body and each heat generating and dissipating electrical device mounted to one of said mounting surfaces of the heat sink body, the securing member being maintained in tension, thereby to provide a force on each heat generating and dissipating electrical device to press each heat generating and dissipating electrical device against the heat sink body,wherein the securing member comprises a tension strap encircling around the heat sink body and wherein a pressure distributing element is provided between the securing member and each heat generating and dissipating electrical device, whereby each heat generating and dissipating electrical device is subject to a generally uniform pressure, pressing it against the heat sink body.

US Pat. No. 10,701,836

SYSTEM FOR COOLING COMPUTING DEVICES OF A PLURALITY OF FACILITIES

Core Scientific, Inc., B...

1. A system for cooling computing devices, comprising a plurality of facilities arranged adjacent to one another and oriented such that common prevailing winds of an external environment of the plurality of facilities flow along respective longitudinal sides of the plurality of facilities, each facility of the plurality of facilities including:an interior space including a supply air space and an exhaust air space, the supply air space configured to receive outside air from an external environment of the respective facility, the exhaust air space configured to exhaust heated air to the external environment;
an air inlet coupled to an exterior wall of the respective facility and configured to deliver outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
an exhaust air outlet configured to exhaust the heated air from the exhaust air space to the external environment, the exhaust air outlet arranged and oriented such that the heated air is blown away from the air inlet of neighboring facilities of the plurality of facilities;
a plurality of computing devices arranged within the interior space fluidically connecting the supply air space and the exhaust air space, wherein at least some of the plurality of computing devices include at least one fan of a plurality of computing device fans that, when operable, move the outside air from the supply air space across one or more heat generating components of the plurality of computing devices to cool the one or more heat generating components and exhaust the outside air into the exhaust air space as heated air;
wherein the plurality of computing device fans are configured to provide sufficient airflow of the outside air through the respective facility to cool the plurality of computing devices disposed therein;
wherein an overall airflow through the respective facility is driven by the plurality of computing device fans;
wherein an average temperature of the respective facility is maintained within a desired temperature range by the overall airflow through the respective facility; and
wherein the exhaust air outlet of each respective facility is arranged and oriented away from the air inlet of the respective facility to substantially prevent the exhausted heated air from mixing with the outside air of the external environment drawn into the supply air space of the respective facility through the air inlet.

US Pat. No. 10,701,775

METHODS FOR GENERATING MELATONIN-RESPONSE-TUNED WHITE LIGHT WITH HIGH COLOR RENDERING

EcoSense Lighting, Inc., ...

1. A method of generating white light, the method comprising:producing light from a first light emitting diode (“LED”) string that comprises a blue LED with peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
producing light from a second LED string that comprises a blue LED with peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm;
producing light from a third LED string that comprises a blue LED with peak wavelength of between about 405 nm and about 470 nm, a fourth LED string that comprises a cyan LED with peak wavelength of between about 485 nm and about 520 nm; and
passing the light produced by each of the first, second, third, and fourth LED strings through one of a plurality of respective luminophoric mediums;
wherein the light produced by the second LED string generates a red color point after passing through said one of the plurality of respective luminophoric mediums;
wherein spectral power distribution for the red color point includes between 48.5% and 102.8% for wavelengths between 581 nm to 620 nm, 100% for wavelengths between 621 nm to 660 nm, between 1.8% to 74.3% for wavelengths between 661 nm to 700 nm, between 0.5% to 29.5% for wavelengths between 701 nm to 740 nm, and between 0.3% to 9.0% for wavelengths between 741 nm to 780 nm; and
combining the light exiting each of the plurality of respective luminophoric mediums together into the white light;
wherein the white light corresponds to at least one of a plurality of points along a predefined path near the black body locus in the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram.

US Pat. No. 10,701,733

TRANSMISSION RESOURCE OBTAINING METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A transmission resource obtaining method, comprising:receiving first configuration information from a base station, and obtaining request resources based on the first configuration information, wherein the request resources comprise a scheduling request (SR) resource and a physical random access channel (PRACH) resource;
determining a target request resource from the request resources based on time information of user equipment, wherein the target request resource comprises one or more of the SR resource and the PRACH resource; and
sending an uplink resource request to the base station by using the target request resource.

US Pat. No. 10,701,703

ASSIGNMENT OF SECONDARY MMWAVE CHANNELS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus of a station (STA), the apparatus comprising: memory; and processing circuitry coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry configured to:decode a basic service set (BSS) operating channels field and a primary channel field from an access point (AP) or personal basic service set control point (PCP), wherein the BSS operating channels field is a bitmap that indicates which 2.16 GHz channels of a plurality of 2.16 GHz channels are permitted to be used for transmissions in the BSS, and wherein the primary channel field indicates a 2.16 GHz channel of the plurality of 2.16 GHz channels that is a primary channel of the BSS;
in response to the bitmap indicating two 2.16 GHz channels arc permitted to be used for transmissions in the BSS, assign a 2.16 GHz channel of the two 2.16 GHz channels that is not the primary channel to a secondary channel;
in response to the bitmap indicating three 2.16 GHz channels, assign a 2.16 GHz channel of the three 2.16 GHz channels that is not the primary channel to each of the secondary channel and a secondary 1 channel;
in response to the bitmap indicating four 2.16 GHz channels, assign a 2.16 GHz channel of the four 2.16 GHz channels that is not the primary channel to each of the secondary channel, the secondary1 channel, and a secondary2 channel; and
configure the STA to transmit a physical layer (PHY) protocol data unit (PPDU) on one or more of the primary channel, secondary channel, secondary 1 channel, and secondary2 channel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,548

SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULE (SIM) TASK SCHEDULER FOR DUAL SIM DEVICES USING CITIZENS BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE NETWORK

Charter Communications Op...

1. A dual subscriber identification module (SIM) device, the device comprising:a shared spectrum SIM connected to a first radio, the shared spectrum SIM including a SIM radio controller;
a licensed spectrum SIM connected to a second radio, wherein the shared spectrum SIM is provisioned for operation on a shared spectrum network and the licensed spectrum SIM is provisioned for operation on a licensed spectrum network, both the shared spectrum network and the licensed spectrum network being operated by a same service provider; and
a processor connected to the first radio, the second radio, the shared spectrum SIM, and the licensed spectrum SIM,
wherein, when the dual SIM device is connected to a network, the SIM radio controller is configured to:
initiate QoS measurements for the services and applications; and
stay on a connected network connection when measured QoS levels at least meet the QoS requirements.

US Pat. No. 10,701,784

INTERACTIVE USER INTERFACE FUNCTIONALITY FOR LIGHTING DEVICES OR SYSTEM

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...

1. A system, comprising:lighting devices, each respective lighting device comprising:
an illumination light source for illumination of a space;
a communication interface configured to enable communication via a network link; and
a processor coupled to control the light source and coupled to communicate via the communication interface and the network link with one or more others of the lighting devices and configured to control operations of at least the respective lighting device;
wherein:
at least one of the lighting devices includes a user input sensor configured to detect user inputs of a user, wherein the user inputs include an audio input and the user input sensor includes a microphone to receive the audio input;
one or more of the processors of the lighting devices is further configured to:
digitize, the audio input detected via the microphone, into an audio data segment;
convert the audio data segment into a parsed representation of speech;
recognize a command in the parsed representation of speech by:
sending, to a server, the parsed representation of speech and receiving, from the server, the recognized command in response to sending the parsed representation of speech; or
analyzing, on one or more of the lighting devices, the parsed representation of speech to recognize the command in the parsed representation of speech;
control an operation of at least one of the lighting devices as a function of the recognized lighting command.

US Pat. No. 10,701,764

PAVER ACCOMPANYING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED HEATING SYSTEM

HEATWAVE SYSTEMS, LLC, M...

1. A paver heating system comprising:a plurality of pavers;
a resistive-heat cable disposed beneath the plurality of pavers;
a plurality of thermally conductive plates each having a plurality of grooves in a top face of each plate, the plurality of grooves running from a first end of each plate to a second end of each plate and open at the first end of each plate and the second end of each plate, the plurality of grooves sized to hold the resistive-heat cable within the plurality of grooves such that the resistive-heat cable is disposed even with or below the top face of the plate;
a plurality of pedestals, weight of each of the plurality of pavers supported by at least two of the plurality of pedestals; and
a plurality of brackets, each of the plurality of brackets spanning between at least two of the plurality of pedestals and suspended between the at least two of the plurality of pedestals, the plurality of brackets supporting one or more of the plurality of plates, the plurality of brackets sized to be suspended between the at least two of the plurality of pedestals when the pedestals are spaced to support a first paver of the plurality of pavers at two opposing ends of the first paver, each of the plurality of brackets comprising:
a first portion at a first end of a given bracket, the first portion resting on a first pedestal of the plurality of pedestals and parallel or approximately parallel with the plurality of thermally conductive plates;
a second portion extending downwards away from the first portion and extending at least a depth of the grooves;
a third portion spanning away from the second portion towards a second pedestal of the plurality of pedestals, the third portion parallel or approximately parallel with the plurality of thermally conductive plates;
a fourth portion extending upwards from the third portion towards a top of the second pedestal of the plurality of pedestals; and
a fifth portion at a second end of the given bracket, the fifth portion resting on the second pedestal of the plurality of pedestals and parallel or approximately parallel with the plurality of thermally conductive plates.

US Pat. No. 10,701,844

MAGNETICALLY SHIELDED ROOM

TDK CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A magnetically shielded room comprising:an upper magnetically shielding body, a side peripheral magnetically shielding body, and a lower magnetically shielding body, all of which, together, define a magnetically shielded inner space;
a partition member, wherein the inner space is divided into first and second inner spaces by the partition member, which is a magnetically shielding body;
a pedestal having higher rigidity than the lower magnetically shielding body, wherein the pedestal is located on an under surface of the lower magnetically shielding body, wherein the upper magnetically shielding body, the side peripheral magnetically shielding body, the lower magnetically shielding body, and the partition member are electrically connected to the pedestal; and
moving means for moving over a floor located on a bottom surface of the pedestal.

US Pat. No. 10,699,909

PLASMA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PLASMA PROCESSING METHOD

HITACH HIGH-TECH CORPORAT...

1. A plasma processing apparatus comprising:a processing chamber configured to perform plasma processing on a sample;
a first radio frequency power supply configured to supply a first radio frequency power to generate a plasma in the processing chamber via a first impedance matching box;
a sample stage configured to place the sample thereon;
a second radio frequency power supply configured to supply a second radio frequency power to the sample stage via a second impedance matching box;
a mass flow controller configured to supply a gas into the processing chamber; and
a control device configured to control the first radio frequency power supply to change the first radio frequency power from a value defined in a first set of process parameters to a value defined in a second set of process parameters based on a change of plasma impedance induced when switching from a first gas defined in the first set of process parameters to a second gas defined in the second set of process parameters, after switching a signal transmitted to the mass flow controller from a signal associated with the first gas to a signal associated with the second gas;
wherein said first and second impedance matching boxes each comprise a voltage sensor,
wherein the change of the plasma impedance is detected based on a value of a first or second derivative of a change in a measured peak-to-peak voltage, and
wherein the change of the first radio frequency power from the value defined in the first set of process parameters to the value defined in the second set of process parameters is determined based on said value of said first derivative of the change in the measured peak-to-peak voltage becoming equal to or greater than a non-zero threshold, or based on said value of said second derivative of said change in said measured peak-to-peak voltage crossing over a zero threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,701,777

COLOR-CHANGING LIGHTING DYNAMIC CONTROL

Inception Innovations, In...

1. A method of controlling the general purpose color-changing lights on a premises, the method comprising:in a premises network connected to a service network via the internet, the premises network having a color-changing light controller controlling a plurality of general purpose, color-changing lights positioned throughout the premises and used as general purpose light sources providing illumination at the premises;
connecting the premises network via the internet, to the service network;
transmitting a first set of color-changing light control data between the service network and the premises network;
in response to the first set of color-changing light control data and using the light controller, controlling the general purpose lights to emit a color-changing lighting code by emitting from the general purpose lights in a first repeated sequence a first colored light and a second colored light, at least one of the colors of the first and second colored lights indicating a first emergency type of emergency condition;
transmitting a second set of color-changing light control data between the service network and the premises network; and
in response to the second set of color-changing light control data and using the light controller, controlling the general purpose lights to emit a color-changing lighting code by emitting from the general purpose lights in a second repeated sequence a third colored light and a fourth colored light, at least one of the colors of the third and fourth colored lights indicating a second type of emergency condition.

US Pat. No. 10,701,848

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE ABSORBER AND MOLDED ARTICLE EQUIPPED WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE ABSORBER

NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, ...

1. An electromagnetic wave absorber comprising:a dielectric layer including a polymer film and having a first surface and a second surface;
a resistive layer formed on the first surface of the dielectric layer and containing indium tin oxide as a main component; and
an electrically conductive layer formed on the second surface of the dielectric layer and having a sheet resistance lower than that of the resistive layer,
wherein the indium tin oxide in the resistive layer contains 20 to 40 wt. % of tin oxide based on the total weight of the indium tin oxide.

US Pat. No. 10,701,792

HIGH POWER ION BEAM GENERATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS

PHOENIX LLC, Monona, WI ...

1. A system comprising: a) a high energy ion beam generator device that produces a beam, and b) a damage mitigation component, the damage mitigation component comprising: i) a plurality of sensors positioned on said device and configured to monitor a plurality of regions of said device that may interact with said beam; and ii) control software in communication with said plurality of sensors and configured to generate an alert or alarm and adjust said device in response to said alert or alarm.

US Pat. No. 10,701,468

MOUNTING ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

8. An electronic device comprising a mounting assembly, the mounting assembly comprising:a housing; and
a functional box comprising function elements therein, the functional box fastened in the housing, wherein a chamber is defined on the housing, an elastic member is fixed in the chamber and connected with one side of the chamber; one end of the functional box abuts against the elastic member, and the other end of the functional box abuts against another side of the chamber away from the elastic member, thereby integrally fixing the functional box in the chamber;
wherein the chamber is formed from a first cavity portion and a second cavity portion; the first cavity portion and the second cavity portion are coupled to form the chamber; and the elastic member is fixed to the first cavity portion; and
wherein the elastic member comprises a connecting sheet and an elastic sheet, the connecting sheet and the elastic sheet are fixedly connected; the connecting sheet connects an inner side of the first cavity portion and the elastic sheet, and the elastic sheet abuts against the functional box.

US Pat. No. 10,701,835

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COOLING COMPUTING DEVICES WITHIN A FACILITY

Core Scientific, Inc., B...

1. A system for cooling computing devices, comprising:a facility having an interior space that includes a supply air space and an exhaust air space, the supply air space configured to receive outside air from an external environment of the facility, the exhaust air space configured to exhaust heated air to the external environment;
an air inlet coupled to an exterior wall of the facility and configured to deliver outside air to the supply air space from the external environment;
an exhaust air outlet configured to exhaust the heated air from the exhaust air space to the external environment;
a plurality of computing devices arranged within the interior space fluidically connecting the supply air space and the exhaust air space, wherein at least some of the plurality of computing devices include at least one fan of a plurality of computing device fans that, when operable, draw outside air from the external environment into the supply air space through the air inlet, move the outside air from the supply air space across one or more heat generating components of the plurality of computing devices to cool the one or more heat generating components, exhaust the outside air into the exhaust air space as heated air, and push the heated air within the exhaust air space into the external environment through the exhaust air outlet;wherein the plurality of computing device fans are configured to provide sufficient airflow of the outside air through the system to cool the plurality of computing devices;wherein the plurality of computing device fans are further configured to drive an overall airflow through the system at an air speed of approximately 300 to 600 feet per minute;
wherein an average temperature of the system is maintained within a desired temperature range by the overall airflow through the system;
wherein a mixing damper is arranged within the interior space of the facility between the supply air space and the exhaust air space, the mixing damper adjustably operable to control an amount of heated air supplied from the exhaust air space to the supply air space and selectively operable to mix air from both the supply air space and the exhaust air space;
wherein the interior space further includes a hot air space disposed vertically above the plurality of computing devices, the hot air space in fluid communication with the exhaust air space such that heated air is flowable from the exhaust air space to the hot air space;
wherein an interior end of the hot air space includes a vertically oriented partition structured and arranged between the hot air space and the exhaust air space to minimize formation of vortices in the hot air space; and
wherein the mixing damper is arranged at an end of the hot air space disposed opposite the partition and adjacent to the external wall of the facility.

US Pat. No. 10,701,824

BENDING MODULE AND FOLDING DISPLAY DEVICE

COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.,...

1. A bending module adapted to vary between a flattened state and a bent state, the bending module comprising:a flexible unit having a neutral layer; and
a pair of supporting members correspondingly connected to the flexible unit,
wherein the flexible unit is deformed when the bending module varies between the flattened state and the bent state, and the pair of supporting members are independently rotated corresponding to one of a pair of centers of rotation always maintained on the neutral layer of the flexible unit to be relatively close to or far from each other.

US Pat. No. 10,701,819

HOUSING STRUCTURE OF INFORMATION DISPLAY UNIT

LITEMAX ELECTRONICS INC.,...

1. A housing structure of an information display unit, comprising:a first casing having therein a first receiving space, wherein a first window is disposed on a front side of the first casing and is in communication with the first receiving space;
two first extensible elements each having a bottom end pivotally disposed at a bottom of the front side of the first casing; and
a first brace disposed on the front side of the first casing, wherein a top end of each said first extensible element is pivotally disposed at a top of the first brace such that the first brace is liftably disposed on the front side of the first casing.

US Pat. No. 10,701,803

MONITORING CIRCUITRY

HP Indigo B.V., Amstelve...

1. Monitoring circuitry comprising:a first coupling and a second coupling, wherein at least one of the first coupling and the second coupling is to capacitively couple the monitoring circuitry to a monitored circuit on a product packaging, the monitored circuit having a resistance and wherein the resistance of the monitored circuit is indicative of a status of a product stored in the product packaging, and the monitored circuit is to be connected in series between the first coupling and the second coupling; and
monitoring apparatus to determine the resistance of the monitored circuit via the first coupling and the second coupling;
wherein at least one of the first coupling and the second coupling of the monitoring circuitry comprises two galvanically separated connection elements, wherein the galvanically separated connection elements are to capacitively couple with a common coupling pad of the monitored circuit; and
wherein the two galvanically separated connection elements together have a collective surface area which is substantially the same as a surface area of the common coupling pad.

US Pat. No. 10,701,791

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PREDICTING THE LIFETIME OF AN X-RAY GENERATOR

Smiths Heimann GmbH, Wie...

1. A method for predicting a lifetime of an X-ray generator, the method comprising:recording a high voltage, a target current, a temperature, a thermal load, a total operating time and a total standby time of a first X-ray tube via a positive voltage measuring device, a negative voltage measuring device and a temperature measuring device;
storing a plurality of recorded variables to memory, wherein the recorded variables comprise the high voltage, the target current, the temperature, the thermal load, the total operating time, and the total standby time of the first X-ray tube;
analyzing the stored plurality of recorded variables to determine a plurality of predictors of X-ray tube failure;
storing the plurality of predictors in a database;
evaluating a second X-ray tube with the stored predictors in order to determine the expected remaining lifetime of the second X-ray tube;
notifying a user with a precautionary measure or the expected remaining lifetime; and
replacing the second X-ray tube in response to the notifying of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,701,734

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF SELECTING BANDWIDTH PART FOR RANDOM ACCESS (RA) PROCEDURE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a UE (User Equipment), comprising:initiating a Random Access (RA) procedure on a Serving Cell, wherein the UE has multiple active uplink bandwidth parts (UL BWP) for the Serving Cell;
selecting, from the multiple active UL BWPs, a UL BWP corresponding to an active downlink bandwidth part (DL BWP) with the best DL channel quality for an Msg1 transmission; and
transmitting the Msg1 on the selected UL BWP.

US Pat. No. 10,700,861

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A RECOVERY KEY AND MANAGING CREDENTIALS USING A SMART BLOCKCHAIN CONTRACT

Workday, Inc., Pleasanto...

1. A system for conditionally registering an association between a first public key of a first device and a second public key of a second device in a blockchain, comprising:a processor configured to:
receive a mnemonic sentence and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) code;
apply a key derivation algorithm to generate a second recovery key, wherein applying the key derivation algorithm comprises iteratively applying a cryptographic hash function to the mnemonic sentence and the Personal Identification Number (PIN) code; and
conditionally register the association between the first public key of the first device and the second public key of the second device in a smart contract in the blockchain;
wherein the first device and the second device are associated with a user, wherein a first blockchain-compatible public-private key pair comprises the first public key and a first private key, wherein the first private key is restricted to a first cryptographic processor on the first device, wherein the first cryptographic processor on the first device generates a first set of credentials comprising the first blockchain-compatible public-private key pair, wherein the first device generates a first recovery key for the first device and registers a first recovery key identifier in the smart contract in the blockchain, wherein a second block-chain compatible public-private key pair comprises the second public key and a second private key, wherein the second private key is restricted to a second cryptographic processor on the second device, and wherein the second cryptographic processor on the second device generates a second set of credentials comprising the second blockchain-compatible public-private key pair.

US Pat. No. 10,700,318

BATTERY CASE

TOYOTA IRON WORKS CO., LT...

1. A battery case comprising:a storage part made of resin for storing a laminate of battery cells; and
a fiber tape arranged integrally with side walls forming the storage part and formed by impregnating fiber arranged in a longitudinal direction with resin, wherein
the side walls include a first side wall erected along a lamination direction of the battery cells, and a second side wall and a third side wall continued from the first side wall, erected in a direction intersecting with the lamination direction of the battery cells,
the second side wall and the third side wall are holding the laminate of the battery cells in a pressurized state from both ends in the lamination direction,
the fiber tape is arranged from the second side wall to the third side wall through the first side wall,
the storage part includes a first storage part and a second storage part adjacent to the first storage part,
the lamination direction of the battery cells in the first storage part and the second storage part is the same direction,
the first side wall is one body between the first storage part and the second storage part, and
additional fiber tape is arranged in a position along the second side wall from the first storage part to the second storage part, and/or a position between the third side wall from the first storage part to the second storage part.

US Pat. No. 10,701,845

SHIELD ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A covering for enclosing an electronic component in a chamber of a mobile communication device, the covering comprising:a shield element configured to cover the chamber;
a first tab connected to the shield element;
a second tab connected to the shield element and spaced apart from the first tab by a gap, wherein the first tab and the second tab are insertable into a slot to retain the shield element over the chamber; and
a spring contact disposed in the gap and electrically connected to the shield element via at least one of the first tab or the second tab, wherein the spring contact is configured to contact a rail adjacent to the slot to electrically ground the shield element.

US Pat. No. 10,701,829

SUPPORTING DEVICE AND SLIDE RAIL ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

1. A supporting device comprising:a supporting bracket defining at least one first sliding slot along an extending direction of the supporting bracket; and
a sliding bracket defining at least one sliding portion corresponding to the at least one first sliding slot;
wherein the sliding bracket is slidably connected to the supporting bracket through the at least one sliding portion and the at least one first sliding slot; the sliding bracket comprises a sliding plate, the at least one sliding portion is a flange connected to a side of the sliding plate; the sliding bracket further comprises a first bending portion, the flange is connected to the side of the sliding plate through the first bending portion; the supporting device further comprises a connecting bracket; the supporting bracket comprises:
a cover plate;
two third bending portions connected to two opposite sides of the cover plate, wherein the two third bending portions and the cover plate form a second sliding slot; and
two second folding edges respectively connected to the two third bending portions and parallel to the cover plate;
wherein the connecting bracket comprises a supporting plate defining a guiding slot parallel with the second sliding slot, and the supporting plate is mounted to the two second folding edges, and the sliding plate is connected to a sliding rail by passing through the guiding slot; and
wherein the connecting bracket comprises two third folding edges, the two third folding edges are respectively connected to two opposite sides of the supporting plate, the sliding rail comprises a rail body and two fourth folding edges, the two fourth folding edges are respectively connected to two opposite sides of the rail body, and the two fourth folding edges are parallel with the two third folding edges.

US Pat. No. 10,701,825

PLASTIC ELECTRICAL HOUSING

Vega Grieshaber KG, Wolf...

1. An electrical housing made from plastic, comprising:a bottom housing part having a housing bottom and a plurality of side walls, wherein the side walls form a housing opening, wherein at least one of the side walls has a plurality of positions for arranging cable glands, and
a top housing part adapted to the bottom housing part for closing the housing opening in a sealing manner,
wherein at least one metallic screw connection plate with threads for attachment of the cable glands integrated into the screw connection plate is disposed in an interior of the electrical housing, and
wherein the screw connection plate is oriented and arranged such that the threads are oriented so as to correspond to the positions.

US Pat. No. 10,701,744

SERVICE CONTINUITY ENSURING METHOD, CONTROL PLANE GATEWAY, AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT NETWORK ELEMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication method, comprising:receiving, by a control plane gateway, location information of a user equipment from a mobility management network element;
selecting, by the control plane gateway, a first user plane gateway for the user equipment according to the location information of the user equipment;
receiving, by the control plane gateway from the mobility management network element, a first request for establishing a data forwarding tunnel, wherein the first request carries routing information of a target base station;
sending, by the control plane gateway to the first user plane gateway, a second request for establishing the data forwarding tunnel, wherein the second request carries the routing information of the target base station;
sending, by the control plane gateway to a source user plane gateway, a third request for establishing the data forwarding tunnel, wherein the third request carries routing information of the first user plane gateway;
receiving, by the first user plane gateway, downlink user plane data of the user equipment from the source user plane gateway through the data forwarding tunnel; and
sending, by the first user plane gateway, the downlink user plane data of the user equipment to the target base station through the data forwarding tunnel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,721

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING FEEDBACK INFORMATION

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for transmitting feedback information, comprising:receiving, by terminal equipment, first downlink data in downlink data sent by network equipment, wherein the downlink data is sent by the network equipment by using at least one time-domain resource set, each of the at least one time-domain resource set comprises one or more continuous time-domain resource units, and the first downlink data is born in a first time-domain resource unit in a first time-domain resource set in the at least one time-domain resource set, wherein the first time-domain resource set comprises Q time-domain resource units, wherein Q?T, T is a positive integer, and a value of T is determined according to a system processing delay;
determining, by the terminal equipment, a second time-domain resource unit according to a location of the first time-domain resource unit in the first time-domain resource set; and
transmitting, by the terminal equipment, feedback information for the first downlink data on the second time-domain resource unit, comprising:
transmitting, by the terminal equipment, C×L-bit feedback information to the network equipment in the second time-domain resource unit, wherein C is a maximum feedback information amount corresponding to downlink data transmitted in a time-domain resource unit, L is a positive integer and L?Q.

US Pat. No. 10,700,646

PHEMT SWITCH CIRCUITS WITH ENHANCED LINEARITY PERFORMANCE

SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC.,...

1. An antenna switch module comprising:an input signal terminal;
a load terminal;
a pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor switching circuit connected in series between the input signal terminal and the load terminal, the pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor switching circuit including at least one pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor configured to produce a first harmonic signal at the load terminal responsive to being driven by an input signal of a fundamental frequency received at the input signal terminal, the first harmonic signal having a first phase; and
a gate resistance circuit connected to a gate of the at least one pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor and having a resistance value selected to produce a second harmonic signal at the load terminal, the second harmonic signal having a second phase opposite to the first phase.

US Pat. No. 10,699,091

REGION OF INTEREST LOCATION AND SELECTIVE IMAGE COMPRESSION

Datalogic USA, Inc., Eug...

1. A method of operation for an image processor system, the method comprising:receiving, by at least one processor, a binarized image file comprising a plurality of binarized pixels, each of the binarized pixels having a binarized pixel value;
for each of the binarized pixels,
assigning, by the at least one processor, a pattern value dependent on a pattern of the binarized pixel values in a region of binarized pixels that includes the binarized pixel; and
determining, by the at least one processor, a direction value based at least in part on the assigned pattern value;
generating, by the at least one processor, a vector image file that comprises the direction values determined for each of the plurality of binarized pixels of the binarized image file;
dividing, by the at least one processor, the vector image file into a plurality of blocks, each of the plurality of blocks having a size of N×M, pixels, wherein N and M are integers; and
for each block,
generating, by the at least one processor, a histogram of the direction values in the block; and
analyzing, by the at least one processor, the generated histogram to distinguish between the block having a one dimensional machine-readable symbol, a two dimensional machine-readable symbol, or text.

US Pat. No. 10,701,843

DISPLAY APPARATUS

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A display apparatus, comprising:a display on which an image is to be displayed; and
a cooling device configured to discharge air from a fan at a rear side of the display, the cooling device including:
a case having an inlet and an outlet, the fan being provided in the case, and
a flux augmentation guide including a first fluid passage forming a first fluid flow at the rear side of the display and a second fluid passage forming a second fluid flow introduced from a periphery of the first fluid passage at the rear side of the display, and
wherein the flux augmentation guide is configured to increase a flux of air discharged toward the display by the fan,
wherein the air discharged through the flux augmentation guide is directed parallel or at an angle with respect to a rear surface of the display,
wherein the flux augmentation guide is provided at the outlet of the case.

US Pat. No. 10,701,807

MULTI-LAYER CIRCUIT BOARD STRUCTURE

CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A multi-layer circuit board structure, comprising:a first circuit board comprising a first surface;
a second circuit board comprising a second surface facing the first surface; and
a heat dissipation plate located between the first circuit board and the second circuit board, wherein the heat dissipation plate comprises a substrate and a fixing base, the fixing base is integrally extending from the substrate and bent, the fixing base comprises a connecting plate, a first plate, and a second plate spaced apart from the first plate, the connecting plate is connected between the first plate and the second plate;
wherein the first surface of the first circuit board is bonded to a surface of the first plate, the second surface of the second circuit board is bonded to a surface of the second plate, and the substrate is in contact with neither the first surface nor the second surface;
wherein a heat generating element is disposed on the first surface of the first circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,701,722

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING CONTENTION WINDOW SIZE IN RADIO ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING UNLICENSED BAND

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

3. A user equipment (UE) configured to adjust a contention window size (CWS) to transmit uplink data in a wireless access system supporting an unlicensed band, comprising:a transmitter;
a receiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
control the receiver to receive downlink control information (DCI) including a new data indicator (NDI) from a base station;
adjust the CWS based on a determination whether a value of the NDI is toggled;
control the transmitter and the receiver to perform a channel sensing of the unlicensed band based on the adjusted CWS; and
control the transmitter to transmit the uplink data scheduled by the DCI, based on a determination that the unlicensed band is in an idle state as a result of the channel sensing.

US Pat. No. 10,701,711

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COEXISTENCE INTERFERENCE WITHIN DEVICE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

CORANCI, LLC, Osaka-shi,...

1. A method for coordinating in-device coexistence (IDC) interference by a user equipment, the method comprising:detecting the IDC interference;
in response to detecting the IDC interference, generating a first message;
transmitting the first message to a base station;
receiving discontinuous reception (DRX) configuration information from the base station; and
performing a DRX operation based on the DRX configuration information;
wherein the first message comprises informantion indicating unusable subframes for uplink transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,701,132

TRANSFERRING CONTENT BETWEEN A GROUND BASED CONTENT SERVER AND AN AIRCRAFT BASED CONTENT SERVER VIA CONTENT FRAGMENTS DISTRIBUTED ACROSS COURIER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Thales Avionics, Inc., I...

1. A method by at least one processor of a vehicle based content server to receive content files provided by a ground based content server, the method comprising:discovering through communications via a wireless network interface presence of content fragments stored in memory of courier electronic devices that have been transported onto the vehicle by passengers and which have established communication links with the vehicle based content server;
fetching the content fragments from the courier electronic devices through communications via the wireless network interface, responsive to the discovering, wherein the fetching comprises:
initiating concurrent transfer of the content fragments from the courier electronic devices, wherein the content fragments being transferred from a first group of the courier electronic devices contain data that is at least partially redundant with each other within the first group; and
terminating remaining transfer of content fragments from at least one of the first group of the courier electronic devices responsive to completing assembly of a first content file from a combination of partial content fragments received from at least some of the first group of the courier electronic devices using the redundant data therein to supply data not yet received from the at least one of the first group of the courier electronic devices;
assembling the content files by combining at least some of the content fragments; and
providing content of the content files to video display units operated by passengers.

US Pat. No. 10,699,896

METHODS FOR FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES THAT HAVE POLYCRYSTALLINE CVD DIAMOND

RFHIC CORPORATION, Anyan...

1. A method of fabricating a semiconductor device structure, comprising:providing a substrate comprising a layer of compound semiconductor material;
forming a seed layer of nano-crystalline diamond having a layer thickness in a range 5 to 50 nm on the layer of compound semiconductor material; and
growing a layer of polycrystalline CVD diamond on the seed layer using a chemical vapour deposition (CVD) technique,
wherein an effective thermal boundary resistance (TBReff) at an interface between the layer of compound semiconductor material and the layer of polycrystalline CVD diamond material is no more than 50 m2K/GW.

US Pat. No. 10,697,789

INDIVIDUALIZED RISK ROUTING FOR HUMAN DRIVERS

UATC, LLC, San Francisco...

1. A transportation management system for a given region, comprising:one more processors; and
one or more memory resources storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the transportation management system to:
maintain a set of driver logs for drivers operating throughout the given region, each driver log indicating driving characteristics of a respective driver;
receive a transport request from a rider;
select a human-driven vehicle type for servicing the transport request from a variety of vehicle types including the human-driven vehicle type and an autonomous vehicle type, wherein the human-driven vehicle type is selected based on respective expected usage costs associated with each variety of the vehicle types;
determine a destination for the respective driver operating a vehicle from an initial location to the destination based on the transport request from the rider;
determine a set of routes between the initial location and the destination;
based at least on the driving characteristics of the respective driver, determine respective individualized risk values for the respective driver for each route of the set of routes, wherein the driving characteristics of the respective driver include ride-share data associated with the respective driver; and
select an optimal route from the set of routes based at least on the respective individualized risk value and respective expected usage costs for each route.

US Pat. No. 10,695,855

ARC WELDING CONTROL METHOD

DAIHEN CORPORATION, Osak...

1. An arc welding control method of alternating a feeding rate of a welding wire between a forward feeding period and a reverse feeding period, controlling a welding voltage based on a voltage setting value and alternating short-circuiting periods and arc periods to perform welding, the arc welding control method comprising: changing a cycle of the feeding rate based on the voltage setting value which is variable and when the voltage setting value changes, changing the cycle of the feeding rate in linkage with the changed voltage setting value.

US Pat. No. 10,694,801

ELECTRONIC MOTORCYCLE HELMET

1. An electronic motorcycle helmet, comprising:a helmet having an aperture therein configured to receive a head therethrough;
a visor disposed on a front side of the helmet;
a display disposed on an interior surface of the visor;
a microprocessor having a logic configured to:
receive a command input directed to one of a plurality of subsystems;
toggle the subsystem between an activated state and a deactivated state;
display a status window on the display corresponding to the subsystem;
wherein the plurality of subsystems comprises:
a pair of cameras each disposed on opposing lateral sides of the helmet;
a third camera disposed on a rear side of the helmet;
wherein each of the pair of cameras and third camera is operably connected to the display;
a wireless transceiver configured to wirelessly communicate with an external device;
a GPS system configured to track the location of the helmet;
an air intake disposed on the front side of the helmet;
wherein the air intake is configured to move between an open position and a closed position, wherein air is forced through a filter disposed on the front side of the helmet when the air intake is in the closed position;
a battery configured to provide power to the plurality of subsystems.

US Pat. No. 10,701,723

DEMODULATION REFERENCE SIGNAL WITH LOW PEAK-TO-AVERAGE POWER RATIO AND ALLOCATION INFORMATION WITH GRANULARITY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, the method comprising:determining a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) sequence based on a mother sequence;
mapping the DMRS sequence to at least one symbol of a set of resource blocks (RBs) in a transmission; and
sending a DMRS including the mapped DMRS sequence in the at least one symbol of the set of RBs;
wherein the DMRS sequence is based on a first shift of the mother sequence for a downlink DMRS, and wherein the DMRS sequence is based on a second shift of the mother sequence for an uplink DMRS.

US Pat. No. 10,701,705

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING FRAME IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND WIRELESS TERMINAL USING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a frame in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:performing, by a first wireless device, a receiving operation for a first Simultaneous Transmit and Receive Physical Protocol Data Unit (STR PPDU) within a first time resource based on a wireless channel, wherein the first STR PPDU is received from a second wireless device, and wherein a physical (PHY) header being included in the first STR PPDU includes a Basic Service Set (BSS) color information for identifying from which BSS the first STR PPDU is being received, identification information related to a receiving device of the first STR PPDU, and STR transmission information for requesting an STR transmission by the receiving device;
when the first wireless device is related to the identification information, in case a Network Allocation Vector (NAV) timer value based on a logical carrier sense is equal to ‘0’, and in case a result of a physical carrier sense performed for the wireless channel, during a predetermined duration before the receiving operation is started, is in an idle state, performing, by the first wireless device, a transmitting operation for a second STR PPDU within a second time resource overlapping with the first time resource based on the wireless channel,
wherein the NAV timer includes a basic NAV timer being related to an inter-BSS frame and an Intra-BSS NAV timer being related to an Intra-BSS frame; and
in case a value of the basic NAV timer is equal to ‘0’ regardless of whether or not a value of the Intra-BSS NAV timer is equal to ‘0’, performing, by the first wireless device, the transmitting operation for the second STR PPDU based on the wireless channel.

US Pat. No. 10,701,405

AIRCRAFT IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM HAVING A MULTI-BEAM PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

THALES AVIONICS, INC., I...

1. An aircraft multi-beam phased array antenna, comprising:a first subarray of antennas of the multi-beam phased array antenna configured to receive on a first beam signals from a first satellite;
a second subarray of antennas of the multi-beam phased array antenna configured to receive on a second beam signals from a second satellite concurrently with the first subarray of antennas receiving on the first beam the signals from the first satellite;control circuitry coupled to the first subarray and to the second subarray, and configured to:split the received signals into a first set of signals received on the first beam from the first satellite and a second set of signals received on the second beam from the second satellite;
shift a phase of the first set of signals and a phase of the second set of signals;
combine the first set of phase shifted signals;
combine the second set of phase shifted signals;
correct a polarization of the first set and the second set of combined signals; and
communicate the first set and the second set of corrected signals to a satellite transceiver of an aircraft.

US Pat. No. 10,700,371

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING OUTPUT CURRENT OF FUEL CELL STACK

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A method of controlling an output of a fuel cell stack whereby an output current is controlled by using a data map stored in a memory and configured with a limited output current corresponding to a temperature of a fuel cell coolant, the method comprising:sensing, by a sensor, voltages of a plurality of cells constituting the fuel cell stack;
deriving, by a controller, an average cell voltage value and a minimum cell voltage value of the plurality of cells based on the sensed voltages;
determining, by the controller, whether to correct the data map based on the derived average cell voltage value and the derived minimum cell voltage value;
when the data map is determined to be corrected, correcting, by the controller, the data map by varying the limited output current corresponding to the temperature of the fuel cell coolant according to the derived average cell voltage value and the derived minimum cell voltage value; and
controlling, by the controller, the output current of the fuel cell stack to be limited to the varied limited output current according to the corrected data map.

US Pat. No. 10,700,321

ELECTRODE LEAD AND SECONDARY BATTERY HAVING SAME

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

1. An electrode lead of a pouch-type secondary battery in which outer circumferential parts of a pouch casing are sealed and an electrode assembly is accommodated in a center part of the pouch casing, the electrode lead comprising:an inner lead at least partially formed of an electrically-conductive material, the inner lead being configured to contact an electrode tab of the electrode assembly, and to be interposed between sealing parts of the pouch casing; and
an outer lead disposed to extend outside of the inner lead, at least partially formed of an electrically-conductive material, providing an external terminal connectable to an external device, interposable between the sealing parts of the pouch casing, and configured such that a portion of the outer lead is received in and contacts the inner lead and that, when an inner pressure of the pouch-type secondary battery increases, the outer lead is partially deformed and thus the portion of the outer lead is detached from the inner lead,
wherein the electrode lead has an overall length that is greater than an overall width of the electrode lead and an overall thickness of the electrode lead, such that the overall length defines a longitudinal axis,
wherein the portion of the outer lead is inserted into the inner lead along the longitudinal axis to be received in the inner lead, and
wherein the outer lead is configured to be displaceable linearly relative to the inner lead.

US Pat. No. 10,699,312

PLATFORM FOR SERVING ONLINE CONTENT

CBS Interactive Inc., Sa...

1. A method for providing advertising content to a user on an online resource, the method performed by one or more processors and comprising:identifying an advertisement placeholder provided with the online resource;
identifying media content provided by the online resource;
when the online resource is rendered:
(a) providing a frame in the advertisement placeholder;
(b) providing a first advertisement in the frame;
(c) detecting (i) when the first advertisement has been present in the frame for a period of time and (ii) a specified user interaction has occurred;
(d) in response to detecting (i) and (ii), requesting advertising content for a second advertisement that has not been displayed to the user on the on line resource at more than a predetermined frequency;
receiving the advertising content for the second advertisement based on the requesting; and
replacing the first advertisement with the second advertisement in the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,696,371

METHOD FOR SEALING THE APEX OF A BALLOON DIRECTLY TO A RIGID PLATE

Loon LLC, Mountain View,...

1. A method for constructing a balloon assembly comprising:inserting balloon envelope material of a balloon envelope into a platen opening of a platen, the balloon envelope material having an opening;
positioning a termination feature, including a termination plate of the balloon assembly, over the platen opening and onto the balloon envelope material; and
heat sealing the termination feature to the balloon envelope material.

US Pat. No. 10,695,684

ARTICULATING OBJECT

SPIN MASTER LTD., Toront...

1. An articulating object, comprising:a first body portion;
a second body portion extending from the first body portion, wherein the second body portion has a neutral axis and is articulatable relative to the first body portion;a first cable segment that extends along the second body portion on a first side of the neutral axis and is connected to the second body portion, wherein the first cable segment is of a push-pull cable type; anda cable drive system that is drivable to move the first cable segment in a first direction for the first cable segment so as to generate a first moment on the second body portion in a first moment direction, thereby driving articulation of the second body portion in a first articulation direction,
and wherein the cable drive system is drivable to move the first cable segment in a second direction for the first cable segment so as to generate a first moment on the second body portion in a second moment direction, thereby driving articulation of the second body portion in a second articulation direction,
wherein the second body portion includes a second body portion core member that has an undulating shape so as to permit articulation of the second body portion in the first and second articulation directions,
wherein the undulating shape includes a plurality of first folds on a first side of the neutral axis, and a plurality of second folds on a second side of the neutral axis, wherein the first folds and the second folds alternate with one another, and wherein the undulating shape further includes a plurality of connectors that connect the first and second folds to one another, wherein the first and second folds are living hinges which open and close during articulation of the second body portion in the first and second articulation directions.
US Pat. No. 10,695,414

MODULATION OF REPLICATIVE FITNESS BY DEOPTIMIZATION OF SYNONYMOUS CODONS

The Government of the Uni...

1. A modified respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) comprising:a fusion (F) or glycoprotein (G) coding sequence of the respiratory syncytial virus wherein at least twenty codons in the coding sequence are deoptimized as compared to its native coding sequence,
wherein the at least twenty deoptimized codons are each a synonymous codon less frequently used in the native respiratory syncytial virus, wherein the synonymous codon less frequently used in the native respiratory syncytial virus is a codon that encodes the same amino acid, but the codon is an unpreferred codon by the native RSV for the amino acid.

US Pat. No. 10,701,831

COMPUTER COMPONENT COVER IN CHASSIS

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A computing device, comprising:a housing;
one or more components disposed in the housing; and
a cover disposed in the housing, the cover being configured to cover at least one of the components to yield at least one covered component and being configured to define airflow surfaces for at least one airflow passage around the at least one covered component,
wherein the cover comprises an opening with at least one door positioned over the at least one covered component and only partially positioned over the at least one airflow passage, wherein a first door of the at least one door partially positioned over a respective airflow passage of the at least one airflow passage only defines part of a top airflow surface for the respective airflow passage,
wherein the opening and the at least one door are configured to provide an open position and a closed position, wherein the open position allows insertion or removal of the at least one covered component without repositioning the cover, wherein the closed position prohibits insertion or removal of the at least one covered component, and wherein a height of the respective airflow passage remains unchanged when the first door transitions from the open position to the closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,701,725

SCHEDULING RESOURCE CONFIGURATION METHOD AND APPARATUS, USER EQUIPMENT, AND BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A scheduling resource configuration method, comprising:generating scheduling configuration indication information for user equipment, wherein the scheduling configuration indication information comprises a plurality of pieces of scheduling configuration information, each piece of scheduling configuration information comprising corresponding semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) resource configuration information, wherein an interval range of a corresponding data packet feature value is preset for each piece of scheduling configuration information, and the scheduling configuration indication information is used to instruct the user equipment to select, from the plurality of pieces of scheduling configuration information comprised in the scheduling configuration indication information, scheduling configuration information for a target service of the user equipment; and
sending the scheduling configuration indication information to the user equipment, so that the user equipment selects the scheduling configuration information for the target service based on a data packet feature value of the target service to transmit data of the target service, wherein the data packet feature value of the target service comprises a data packet size value and/or a data packet interval value.

US Pat. No. 10,701,483

SOUND LEVELING IN MULTI-CHANNEL SOUND CAPTURE SYSTEM

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A method of processing audio signals, comprising:converting, by a processor, at least two input sound channels captured via a microphone array into at least two intermediate sound channels, wherein the intermediate sound channels are respectively associated with predetermined directions from the microphone array, and the closer to the direction a sound source is, the more the sound source is enhanced in the intermediate sound channel associated with the direction;
leveling, by the processor, the intermediate sound channels separately; and
converting, by the processor, the intermediate sound channels subjected to leveling to a predetermined output channel format, further comprising:
estimating, by the processor, a direction of arrival based on input sound frames of at least two of the input sound channels, and
wherein the leveling comprises:
for each of at least one predetermined intermediate sound channel of the intermediate sound channels,
estimating a first signal quality of a first sound frame in the at least one predetermined intermediate sound channel, wherein the first sound frame is associated with the same time as the input sound frames;
identifying the first sound frame if the direction of arrival indicates that a sound source of the first sound frame is located within a predetermined range from the predetermined direction associated with the at least one predetermined intermediate sound channel including the identified first sound frame, and the first signal quality is higher than a first threshold level; and
regulating a sound level of the identified first sound frame towards a first target level, by applying a first gain.

US Pat. No. 10,701,399

LAYERED REPRESENTATION AND DELIVERY OF HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE VIDEO

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A non-transitory processor readable medium having stored thereon an encoded bitstream, the encoded bitstream comprising:an encoded picture section comprising an encoding of a base layer bitstream comprising a sequence of base layer images, and an encoding of an enhancement layer bitstream comprising a sequence of enhancement layer images; and
a signaling section including an encoding of reference processing data, wherein the reference processing data comprise:
a reference processing unit (RPU) data header;
RPU payload data;
an RPU-alignment-zero-bit flag equal to zero; and
a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) parameter to determine in a decoder the accuracy of the reference processing data when generating an output video signal based on the base layer bitstream, the enhancement layer bitstream, and the reference processing data.

US Pat. No. 10,700,704

SERIAL GENERAL PURPOSE INPUT/OUTPUT SYSTEM

Inventec (Pudong) Technol...

1. A serial general purpose input/output system comprising:a transmitter comprising:
an encoder configured to perform cyclic redundancy check encoding on data to generate a cyclic redundancy check code for verifying the accuracy of the data; and
a first serial general purpose input/output connector coupled to the encoder and configured to transmit the data and the cyclic redundancy check code;
a serial general purpose input/output cable connected to the first serial general purpose input/output connector; and
a receiver comprising:
a second serial general purpose input/output connector coupled to the first serial general purpose input/output connector by the serial general purpose input/output cable and configured to receive the data and the cyclic redundancy check code from the first serial general purpose input/output connector; and
a verification unit coupled to the second serial general purpose input/output connector and configured to verify the data received by the second serial general purpose input/output connector according to the cyclic redundancy check code.

US Pat. No. 10,699,681

TRANSPORTABLE DRUM KIT

Drum Workshop, Inc., Oxn...

14. A hook lug for connection to a tensioning rod and a drum shell, said hook lug comprising:a main body comprising a substantially vertical body portion and a substantially horizontal body portion, and further comprising an angled portion between said substantially vertical and substantially horizontal body portions; and
a connection portion extending outward from said main body.

US Pat. No. 10,699,383

COMPUTATIONAL BLUR FOR VARIFOCAL DISPLAYS

NVIDIA Corp., Santa Clar...

1. A system comprising:a display to render a plurality of virtual objects;
a lens comprising a diameter A and a viewpoint at z=0;
computational blurring logic adapted to compute a red focal distance and a blue focal distance to each virtual object based on a green focal distance z=d from the lens to the virtual object, and to blur the virtual object on the display based on a blur radius for each of the red focal distance, blue focal distance, and a-green focal distance; and
wherein a diameter C of the blur radius in world-space for a virtual object at distance z is determined by:
C=A|z×d|/d.

US Pat. No. 10,699,306

DYNAMIC DIGITAL FLYER SYSTEM

FLIPP CORPORATION, Toron...

1. A system for displaying an image-based digital flyer having dynamic flyer content on a communication device, the system comprising:a processor; and
a non-transitory computer-readable memory comprising computer-executable instructions, which when executed by the processor configure the system to:
collect at the communication device selection information of a viewer of the digital flyer;
generate a request for the digital flyer, the request including the selection information;
send the request for the digital flyer to a server;
receive the digital flyer, the digital flyer comprising:
a modular co-ordinate system comprising local co-ordinate systems for each of a plurality of regions of the digital flyer and a root co-ordinate system providing root offset values for positions of each of the plurality of regions, the local co-ordinate systems used to reference points within the respective regions;
a source flyer image at least partially displayable within one or more of the plurality of regions of the digital flyer; and
dynamic flyer content received from the server in response to the request, the dynamic flyer content selected based on the selection information;
display at least a portion of the flyer content received from the server in a display of the communication device, wherein the flyer content is displayed in one or more of the plurality of regions in accordance with the root offset values of the regions in the modular co-ordinate system, and wherein at least one displayed region comprises an interface element;
detect viewer interaction with the interface element corresponding to activation of a trigger within the displayed flyer content; and
dynamically, in response to the trigger activation:
modify the position of one or more of the plurality of regions relative to each other;
update the root offset values of the root co-ordinate system, the updated root offset values reflecting the updated positions of the plurality of regions, wherein the updated root offset values are used to convert referenced points in the local coordinate systems of respective regions to the root co-ordinate system without having to update the referenced points within the local coordinate systems;
display an updated portion of the flyer content in one or more of the plurality of regions in accordance with the updated root offset values; and
convert points regions specified in the respective local coordinate systems to the root coordinate system using the root offset values of the respective regions.

US Pat. No. 10,698,990

EYE MOVEMENT TRACES AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM, METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM, THE SAME WHICH INTEGRATE WITH FACE RECOGNITION AND HAND RECOGNITION

UTECHZONE CO., LTD., New...

1. An eye movement traces authentication system, comprising:an image capturing device for capturing a user's image;
a display device for providing a display interface for the user to watch; and
a controller that obtains the user's image from the image capturing device, and obtains the user's watching direction whereby tracking an eye image of the user's image,
wherein the controller provides a graphical interface to the display device for user to input an eye movement traces information whereby the controller marks and connects the projection of eye movement based on the user's watching direction to produce a display of a trace graphic in the graphical interface as the eye movement traces information, and compares the similarity between the trace graphic and a pre-stored graphic of traces data pre-stored in a database by the user, generates a control signal to an identity verification apparatus when the trace graphic matches the pre-stored graphic of the traces data, the control signal indicating successful authentication,
wherein the controller also provides a graphical interface or a hidden interface to the display device for the user to obtain the user's eye movement or watching direction, and presets a triggering condition of the user's eye movement or watching direction to trigger a distress signal to a third party device to ensure whether the user is operating volitionally.

US Pat. No. 10,701,847

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELDING MATERIAL, BUILDING MATERIAL WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELD, AND ARTICLE WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELDING MATERIAL

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An electromagnetic wave shielding material for shielding an electromagnetic wave having a frequency, comprising:a substrate including a first principal surface and a second principal surface opposite to the first principal surface; and
a plurality of resonance loops disposed on the substrate, wherein the plurality of resonance loops are positioned on the substrate to be magnetically coupled to each other,
wherein each of the resonance loops forms an LC parallel resonance circuit that is configured to resonate at the frequency of the electromagnetic wave, and
wherein each of the resonance loops includes a first conductor formed on the first principal surface and a second conductor formed on the second principal surface, with the first and second conductors having respective portions that overlap each other in a direction orthogonal to at least one of the first and second principal surfaces, and
wherein the respective first and second conductors of each resonance loop form a closed loop and are capacitively coupled to each other via the substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,701,830

DATA CENTER COOLING DEVICE

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ...

1. An apparatus for routing air passing through a vent of an enclosure with electrical equipment, the apparatus comprising:a routing portion engaged with the enclosure and being in fluid communication with and covering the vent of the enclosure, the vent provided at a first side of the enclosure;
a distal portion arranged at a second side of the enclosure and open to surroundings, the second side of the enclosure being opposite to the first side of the enclosure; and
a channeling portion extending between a first end and a second end and forming a passage of the air between the first end and the second end, the channeling portion being in fluid communication with the routing portion at the first end and in fluid communication with the distal portion at the second end,
wherein the distal portion, the routing portion, and the channeling portion are positioned to allow the air to flow from the electrical equipment to the vent to the routing portion to the channeling portion to the distal portion to the surroundings or from the surroundings to the distal portion to the channeling portion to the routing portion to the vent to the electrical equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,701,827

ELECTRICAL JUNCTION BOX WITH DIVIDED PORTIONS

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Mina...

1. An electrical junction box comprising: a plurality of electric components; and an installing portion on which the plurality of electric components are installed, wherein the installing portion includes: a plurality of divided portions; and fastening portions for slidably connecting adjacent divided portions of the plurality of divided portions to each other while slidably positioning the adjacent divided portions relative to each other with elongated holes with the electrical components installed thereon, and wherein a longitudinal direction of the elongated holes is perpendicular to an installation direction of the electric components.

US Pat. No. 10,701,785

NETWORKED LIGHTING COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Valley Business Solutions...

1. A system, comprising:a network comprising an automated power over ethernet (POE) switch that inherently cannot be manually actuated, the POE switch configured to only communicatively receive light-controlling commands from a light-controlling interface device;
a plurality of lights communicatively coupled to the network only via a device controller that is communicatively coupled to the POE switch and the plurality of lights only receive light-controlling commands from the device controller, simultaneously therewith the POE switch also provides power to the plurality of lights and the device controller; and
a processor communicatively coupled to the POE switch, the processor configured for transmitting light-controlling data to the plurality of lights over the network via the POE switch and the device controller communicatively coupled to the POE switch, the light-controlling data comprising commands for implementing colors of the plurality of lights based upon the light-controlling data.

US Pat. No. 10,701,767

INDUCTION HEATING CELLS WITH CONTROLLABLE THERMAL EXPANSION OF BLADDERS AND METHODS OF USING THEREOF

The Boeing Company, Chic...

9. A method of processing a part, the method of processing comprising:a step of positioning the part between a die and a bladder of an induction heating cell, wherein:
the bladder comprises flat portions and an expansion feature, disposed between the flat portions and extending into an interior of a bladder in a direction substantially perpendicular to the flat portions; and
the flat portions and the expansion feature are monolithic and formed by a continuous sheet;
a step of applying pressure to the part using the die and the flat portions of the bladder; and
a step of heating the part using an induction heater of the induction heating cell, wherein, during the step of heating, an overall length increase of the part in one direction is substantially identical to an overall length increase of the bladder in the same direction and a height of the expansion feature in the direction substantially perpendicular to the flat portions increases.

US Pat. No. 10,701,712

ON-DEMAND SYSTEM INFORMATION REQUESTS AND TRANSMISSIONS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method, implemented in or initiated by a network node, the method comprising:providing a first system information set to a radio device;
signaling a limitation to the radio device, the limitation specifying a condition for requesting a second system information set from the network node;
receiving a request, for the second system information set, requesting that the second system information set be transmitted according to a given channel quality.

US Pat. No. 10,701,709

TERMINAL OPERATION METHOD IN ACCORDANCE WITH UPLINK SPS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of operating a user equipment (UE) according to uplink semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, downlink control information (DCI) that has a DCI format 0 and that instructs activation of the uplink SPS from a base station;
determining whether the DCI is decodable using a second radio network temporary identifier (RNTI);
based on a determination that the DCI is decodable using the second RNTI: (i) decoding the DCI using the second RNTI, and (ii) determining, based on the decoded DCI, a field that indicates an index of an uplink SPS configuration; and
based on a determination that the DCI is not decodable using the second RNTI: (i) decoding the DCI using a first RNTI different from the second RNTI, and (ii) determining, based on the decoded DCI, the field that indicates a cyclic shift value for a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS),
wherein the second RNTI is an SPS V-RNTI for scheduling Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) sidelink communication, and
wherein the first RNTI is an SPS cell-RNTI (C-RNTI).

US Pat. No. 10,701,417

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING AUDIO CONTENT DURING TRICK-PLAY PLAYBACK

DIVX, LLC, San Diego, CA...

1. A playback device for providing audio during playback in trick-play mode, the playback device comprising:a memory comprising instructions; and
a processor capable of reading instructions stored in the memory, wherein the instructions direct the processor to:
store a plurality of frames of encoded video in a buffer in the playback device,
store a plurality of segments of encoded audio in a buffer in the playback device,
wherein each audio segment is part of a first audio stream and stored as an individual segment, and
wherein each audio segment is associated with a set of one or more video frames,
receive a command for playback in trick-play mode, determine a first set of one or more audio segments from the plurality of audio segments of the first audio stream to be presented based upon the command for playback in trick-play mode using the playback device and using the presentation time of at least one audio segment of the first set of audio segments,
determine a second set of one or more audio segments from the plurality of audio segments of the first audio stream to be presented based upon the command for playback in trick-play mode using the playback device and using a presentation time of at least one segment of the second set of segments, wherein the presentation time of the second set of audio segments is not immediately successive of the presentation time of first set of audio segments, and
present the first set of audio segments and then immediately present the second set of audio segments in the trick-play mode.

US Pat. No. 10,700,839

METHOD AND DEVICE IN UE AND BASE STATION USED FOR DYNAMIC SCHEDULING

SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICA...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) for wireless communication, comprising:receiving first information from a base station device; and
monitoring a first signaling in M Resource Element (RE) sets, the first signaling being transmitted by the base station device;
wherein:
the first information is used by the UE for determining the M RE sets, the monitoring of the first signaling assumes that P modulation symbol groups are one-to-one mapped to P RE sets, the P RE sets are P RE sets of the M RE sets, and one blind detection for the first signaling is performed on the P RE sets;
the bits in a first bit sequence of the first signaling have been modulated by the base station device to obtain modulation symbols that constitute a first modulation symbol set sequentially, wherein the bits in the first bit sequence are sequentially arranged according to an output of a channel encoder;
the first modulation symbol set is divided into the P modulation symbol groups successively from the front to the rear, and each modulation symbol group of the P modulation symbol groups consists of X modulation symbols; and
relative positions of the P RE sets in the frequency domain are related to at least one of {M, X}, wherein M is a positive integer, P is a positive integer not greater than M, and X is a positive integer.

US Pat. No. 10,700,427

CELLULAR SYSTEM

1. A system, comprising:one or more antennas to focus on one or more predetermined targets;
one or more millimeter wave transceivers coupled to the one or more antennas; and
a processor to control the one or more transceivers and one or more antennas in communication with at least one of the predetermined targets using 5G protocols, wherein the processor calibrates a connection by analyzing RSSI and TSSI and wherein the one or more antennas are moved until predetermined cellular parameters are reached.

US Pat. No. 10,700,221

MICROLENS HAVING A CARRIER-FREE OPTICAL INTERFERENCE FILTER

1. A method, comprising:providing a substrate with a photodetector, a dielectric arranged on the substrate and a microlens arranged on a first side of the dielectric facing away from the substrate, the microlens being configured to steer incident radiation onto the photodetector;
providing a carrier-free optical interference filter which has, at least on a first side facing away from the photodetector, a plane surface;
arranging the optical interference filter such that the microlens is arranged between the photodetector and the interference filter;
applying a sacrificial layer to the first side of the dielectric;
structuring the microlens in the sacrificial layer;
planarizing a side of the microlens facing away from the photodetector to produce a plane microlens surface;
arranging the interference filter on the plane microlens surface; and
at least partly removing the sacrificial layer,
wherein a cavity is formed between the first side of the dielectric and the interference filter during the at least partly removing the sacrificial layer,
wherein the cavity is fillable with a medium or a material that has a lower refractive index than the microlens and/or the dielectric.

US Pat. No. 10,697,488

CONNECTION BETWEEN TWO JOINING PARTNERS, AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING SAID CONNECTION

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER ...

1. A connection between at least two joining partners, comprising:an interlying joining gap, with opposite joining surfaces,
wherein at least one of the joining surfaces is wetted with an adhesive layer having incorporated and/or attached solids particles,
wherein the remaining joining gap is filled with an inorganic and/or organic filler material,
wherein the adhesive layer having incorporated and/or attached solids particles forms a first connection layer, and
wherein the inorganic and/or organic filler material forms a second connection layer.

US Pat. No. 10,695,686

MECHANICAL SPINNING ROBOT TOY

Innovation First, Inc., ...

1. A mechanical spinning toy and a separate accessory used in combination with each other, comprising:a mechanical spinning toy comprising:
a top section having a body;
a bottom section including a first externally exposed gear that rotates with the bottom section for driving the accessory, and the bottom section having a topside configured to face towards the top section and the bottom section having a bottom side configured to face towards a play surface, and wherein within the topside is an aperture with a central floor sized to receive a lower portion of the body and wherein the bottom side includes a bottom recess;
a bottom convex spinning contact portion being positioned within the bottom recess of the bottom side and further configured for contact with the play surface;
a single axle having a top end and a bottom end, the single axle passing through the top and bottom sections such that the top and bottom ends are positioned externally to the top and bottom sections respectively, and the single axle, when rotating, is further configured to cause the top and bottom sections to spin when the single axle is rotating when;
a motor and a battery power source for operating the motor carried within one of the top section or the bottom section, and the motor in communication with a gear internal to the top section or bottom section and configured to rotate the single axle;
the top and bottom sections being configured in minimum frictional engagement with each other by the single axle such that the minimum frictional engagement causes both the top section and bottom section to rotate together when the single axle is rotating and further causes either the top section or bottom section to spin independently when spin in one of either the top section of bottom section is prevented;
a top retainer and a bottom retainer separately secured onto the top and bottom ends defined on the single axle;
a separate accessory comprising: a second externally exposed gear configured to mesh with the first externally exposed gear of the bottom section of the toy wherein rotation of the bottom section drives the second externally exposed gear of the accessory.

US Pat. No. 10,701,838

SELF-INSTALLING CONNECTIONS FOR RACK LIQUID COOLING

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A datacenter component rack system, comprising:a datacenter component rack having slots configured to receive electronic datacenter components at locations along a height of the datacenter component rack;
a liquid cooling system, comprising:
a delivery manifold disposed along the height of the datacenter component rack and configured to deliver liquid for cooling the electronic datacenter components;
a return manifold disposed along the height of the datacenter component rack, configured to receive liquid from the electronic datacenter components; and
an electronic datacenter component installed in the rack and comprising:
a first self-installing connector that secures a manifold coupling of the first self-installing connector to the delivery manifold and establishes a fluid connection between the delivery manifold and the manifold coupling of the first self-installing connector when the electronic datacenter component is inserted into the rack; and
a second self-installing connector that secures a manifold coupling of the second self-installing connector to the return manifold and establishes a fluid connection between the return manifold and the manifold coupling of the second self-installing connector when the electronic datacenter component is inserted into the datacenter component rack.

US Pat. No. 10,701,833

BATTERY ARCHITECTURE IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A battery assembly for an electronic device, the battery assembly comprising:a housing that defines an internal cavity and an exterior channel;
a single piece electrode disposed in the cavity, the single piece electrode comprising:
a first wall having a first dimension,
a second wall having a second dimension different from the first dimension, the second wall parallel to the first wall, and
a third wall that joins the first wall and the second wall, wherein the housing conforms to a peripheral shape of the single piece electrode; and
a circuit board positioned in the internal cavity at the exterior channel.

US Pat. No. 10,700,599

POWER BUS VOLTAGE DROP COMPENSATION USING SAMPLED BUS RESISTANCE DETERMINATION

VLT, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA...

1. A method of converting power comprising:providing a first power conversion stage including an input for receiving power from a power source and a first output for supplying power via a first power bus to a first load, the first load being electrically separated from the first output by a first bus resistance;
providing a control circuit adapted to provide a control signal to the first power conversion stage;
measuring a first load voltage at or near the first load;
measuring a first output voltage at or near the first output;
measuring a first current flowing between the first output and the first load through the first power bus;
wherein the measuring is performed repeatedly over a time interval that is small relative to changes in the first current or the first output voltage;
synchronizing the measuring steps;
determining a representation of the first bus resistance as a function of the measuring using the control circuit, the determining comprising determining an average representation of the first bus resistance;
sending a control signal to the first power conversion stage from the control circuit as a function of the representation of the first bus resistance; and
adjusting, in response to the control signal, the first power conversion stage to include a negative output resistance component configured to compensate for the first bus resistance.

US Pat. No. 10,696,711

ASYMMETRIC AUXILIARY GROUP

WAVE LIFE SCIENCES LTD., ...

1. An oligonucleotide on a solid support having the structure of:wherein:G1 is a hydrogen atom, a nitro group, a halogen atom, a cyano group, or a group of formula (II), (III) or (V);
G2 is a nitro group, a halogen atom, a cyano group, or a group of formula (II), (III), or (V); or
both G1 and G2 are taken together to form a group of formula (IV);
wherein formula (II) is:
andG21 to G23 are independently a hydrogen atom, a nitro group, a halogen atom, a cyano group or C1-3 alkyl group;
wherein formula (III) is:
andG31 to G33 are independently C1-4 alkyl group, C1-4 alkoxy group, C6-14 aryl group, C7-14 aralkyl group, C1-4 alkyl C6-14 aryl group, C1-4 alkoxy C6-14 aryl group, or C6-14 aryl C1-4 alkyl group;
wherein formula (IV) is:
andG41 to G46 are independently a hydrogen atom, a nitro group, a halogen atom, a cyano group or C1-3 alkyl group;
wherein formula (V) is:
andG51 to G53 are independently a hydrogen atom, a nitro group, a halogen atom, a cyano group, C1-3 alkyl group or C1-3 alkyloxy group,
G3 and G4 are independently a hydrogen atom, C1-3 alkyl group, C6-14 aryl group, or both G3 and G4 are taken together to form a heteroatom-containing ring that has 3 to 16 carbon atoms;
G5 is a protective group of a hydroxyl group;
each R2 is independently hydrogen, —OH, —SH, —NRdRd, —N3, halogen, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, alkyl-Y1—, alkenyl-Y1—, alkynyl-Y1—, aryl-Y1—, heteroaryl-Y1—, —ORb, or —SRb, wherein Rb is a blocking moiety;
Y1 is O, NRd, S, or Se;
Rd is independently hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, acyl, substituted silyl, carbamate, —P(O)(Re)2, or —HP(O)(Re);
Re is independently hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkenyl, alkynyl, alkyl-Y2—, alkenyl-Y2—, alkynyl-Y2—, aryl-Y2—, or heteroaryl-Y2—, or a cation which is Na+, Li+, or K+;
Y2 is O, S, or NRd wherein Rd is independently hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, acyl, substituted silyl, or carbamate;

represents a solid support optionally with a linking moiety; and
each Bs is independently a group selected from the groups represented by following formula (VI) to (XI) or derivatives thereof:

US Pat. No. 10,695,656

CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Future Motion, Inc., San...

1. A control system for an electric vehicle, the control system comprising:a power supply;
an electric motor coupled to the power supply; and
a motor controller having a field-oriented control (FOC) scheme configured to control the electric motor by manipulating a direct current aligned with a rotating rotor flux angle and a quadrature current defined at ninety degrees from the rotating rotor flux angle, wherein manipulation of the direct current is independent of manipulation of the quadrature current;
wherein the motor controller includes processing logic configured to automatically weaken a motor flux of the electric motor when a bus voltage of the power supply exceeds a voltage threshold.
US Pat. No. 10,695,385

ORAL CANCER VACCINE

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPO...

1. An oral formulation, comprising a transformed Bifidobacterium as an active ingredient of a vaccine, whereinthe transformed Bifidobacterium comprises:
DNA encoding a WT1 protein; and
DNA encoding a GNB/LNB substrate-binding membrane protein derived from a Bifidobacterium,
the transformed Bifidobacterium being designed to display the WT1 protein as an antigen on a surface of the transformed Bifidobacterium.
US Pat. No. 10,695,429

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MELOXICAM

AXSOME THERAPEUTICS, INC....

1. A method of treating migraine comprising: selecting a human migraine patient with a history of inadequate response to prior migraine treatments, and orally administering a dosage form to the migraine patient, wherein the dosage form comprises a combination of: 1) a complex of meloxicam with a sulfobutyl ether ?-cyclodextrin (SBE?CD), 2) a bicarbonate, and 3) a rizatriptan, wherein the human migraine patient experiences reduction in migraine pain that lasts at least 24 hours after the dosage form is orally administered to the human migraine patient.

US Pat. No. 10,701,756

SERVICE SPECIFIC SHORT DRX CYCLES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

19. An apparatus for wireless communication comprising:a memory; and
a processor coupled to the memory, the processor configured to:
configure data in a radio bearer that is part of a configuration of radio bearers which triggers transitioning from a long discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle to a short DRX cycle, the data associated with a service type, wherein the service type includes signaling type, bandwidth, and operator policies regarding which applications and services are allowed to be moved from long DRX and short DRX and from short DRX to long DRX;
transmit to a user equipment (UE) the configured data in said radio bearer; and
wherein the UE is configured to transition from the short DRX cycle to the long DRX cycle responsive to expiration of a DRX short cycle timer, the DRX short cycle timer maintaining a count of a plurality of short DRX cycles without receiving downlink data or transmitting uplink data.

US Pat. No. 10,700,339

METHOD OF MANUFACTURE OF AN ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE HAVING AN INTERNAL FUSE

Sateria Battery Innovatio...

1. A method of producing an energy storage device comprising the steps of:a. providing an electrode having at least one metallized substrate with a coating of an ion storage material;
b. providing a counterelectrode;
c. layering said electrode and counterelectrode opposite each other with a separator component interposed between said electrode and said counterelectrode;
d. providing a package material including an electrical contact component, wherein said electrical contact includes a portion present internally within said package material and a portion present external to said package material;
e. electrically connecting said electrical contact with said at least one metallized substrate to form an electrical connection between said electrical contact and said at least one metallized substrate;
f. introducing at least one liquid electrolyte with ions internally within said package material; and
g. sealing said package material.

US Pat. No. 10,700,337

TERMINAL ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

1. A terminal assembly, adapted to connect a first electronic device with a second electronic device, the terminal assembly comprising:a male terminal structure connected to the first electronic device, the male terminal structure comprising:
a male terminal body connected to the first electronic device;
a first terminal member disposed at an end portion of the male terminal body; and
a free terminal member disposed at the end portion of the male terminal body and detachably in contact with the first terminal member; and
a female terminal structure connected to the second electronic device, the female terminal structure comprising:
a female terminal body connected to the second electronic device;
an extension portion protruding from a middle portion of the female terminal body;
a tunnel recessed from a middle portion of the extension portion;
a second terminal member disposed at an end portion of the female terminal body and received in the tunnel, wherein the second terminal member has a terminal inserting portion; and
a secured terminal member disposed at the end portion of the female terminal body, spaced from the second terminal member, and disposed on an outer periphery of the extension portion;
wherein, when the male terminal structure is connected to the female terminal structure, the first terminal member is inserted into the terminal inserting portion of the second terminal member and is in contact with the second terminal member, and the second terminal member pushes the free terminal member apart from the first terminal member, so that the free terminal member is in contact with the secured terminal member.

US Pat. No. 10,700,146

PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A pixel, comprising:an organic light-emitting diode;
a first transistor to control an amount of current that flows from a first driving power source to a second driving power source, via the organic light-emitting diode, based on a voltage of a first node;
a second transistor coupled between a first electrode of the first transistor and the first node, the second transistor to be turned on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line;
a third transistor coupled between a second electrode of the first transistor and a reference power source, the third transistor to be turned on when the scan signal is supplied;
a fourth transistor coupled between an anode electrode of the organic light-emitting diode and a data line, the fourth transistor to be turned on when the scan signal is supplied; and
a storage capacitor coupled between the first node and the anode electrode of the organic light-emitting diode, wherein
the reference power source provides a constant DC voltage while a data signal is applied on the data line,
the first transistor is a polysilicon semiconductor transistor, and
at least one of the second transistor, the third transistor, or the fourth transistor is an oxide semiconductor transistor.
US Pat. No. 10,695,304

DOSAGE FORMS AND METHODS FOR ENANTIOMERICALLY ENRICHED OR PURE BUPROPION

AXSOME THERAPEUTICS, INC....

1. A method of treating attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) comprising administering an (S)-bupropion to a human being in need thereof, wherein the (S)-bupropion is administered at a daily dose that is therapeutically effective for treating AD/HD and is about 1 mg to about 150 mg of at least 95% enantiomerically pure (S)-bupropion.
US Pat. No. 10,695,430

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MELOXICAM

AXSOME THERAPEUTICS, INC....

1. A method of treating migraine comprising: selecting a human migraine patient with a history of inadequate response to prior migraine treatments, and orally administering a dosage form to the migraine patient, wherein the dosage form comprises a combination of: 1) a complex of meloxicam with a sulfobutyl ether ?-cyclodextrin (SBE?CD), 2) a bicarbonate, and 3) a rizatriptan, wherein the human migraine patient experiences reduction in photophobia that lasts at least 24 hours after the dosage form is orally administered to the human migraine patient.

US Pat. No. 10,701,754

TERMINAL DEVICES, PGW, AND TWAG

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A User Equipment (UE) comprising:WLAN interface circuitry configured to:
receive, from a Trusted WLAN Access Gateway (TWAG), a request message for switching an IP flow routed over 3GPP access to a flow routed over WEAN access, wherein
the request message includes a routing rule used by the UE; and
transmit, to the TWAG, a reject message for rejecting the flow switching in a case that the UE rejects the routing rule, wherein
the reject message includes a value indicating a cause for rejection, and
the value indicating the cause for rejection indicates that a resource for an access network to be requested is insufficient, or that a function of the access network to be requested is unavailable.

US Pat. No. 10,701,280

OPTICAL DEVICE INCLUDING PINHOLE ARRAY APERTURE AND RELATED METHODS

EAGLE TECHNOLOGY, LLC, M...

1. An optical device comprising:a pinhole array layer having a plurality of pinhole array apertures therein, the pinhole array layer having a first side to be directed toward incoming electromagnetic (E/M) radiation, and a second side opposite the first side;
a plurality of image sensors, each image sensor comprising a plurality of image sensing pixels adjacent the second side of the pinhole array layer;
a plurality of mirrors, each mirror associated with a respective image sensor and respective pinhole array aperture defining a camera, and each mirror to reflect incoming E/M radiation passing through the respective pinhole array aperture to the respective image sensor; and
a respective opaque baffle between adjacent cameras.

US Pat. No. 10,701,185

CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND TRANSFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DIGITAL CONTENT

Intellectual Ventures II ...

8. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing contents that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform actions comprising:receiving, by a client device, an interaction with a user interface presented on the client device, wherein the client device is associated with one or more client variables defining an environment of the client device;
transmitting, from the client device to a server, an indication of the interaction; and
receiving, by the client device from the server, data including or indicating a modified user interface, wherein the date including or indicating the modified user interface is based, at least in part, on both (1) an environment of the client device that is determined, at least in part, using the transmitted indication of the interaction as processed at the server, and (2) interim data representing results of an application executed on the server that is associated with the user interface.

US Pat. No. 10,698,930

ASSIGNMENT OF APPLICATION (APPS) AND RELEVANT SERVICES TO SPECIFIC LOCATIONS, DATES AND TIMES

Sensoriant, Inc., Cedar ...

1. A method for assigning apps and/or services to one or more specific locations, dates and times, comprising:extracting snippets from a web resource or from information received from a web resource, the snippets each including information concerning at least one app available from the respective web resources, the app only being operable at one or more specified locations, dates and times, the web resource including a web page, wherein extracting the snippets includes extracting the snippets by deconstructing the web page to recognize visual boundaries that are in source code of the web page; and
after extracting the snippets, storing the information contained in the snippets in a searchable data structure that identifies the one or more specified locations, dates and times of operability of the app associated with the snippets, the searchable data structure being configured such that the app is only discoverable by searching the data structure with a communication terminal when the communication terminal is at one of the specified locations, dates and times.

US Pat. No. 10,696,563

HEXAGONAL PLATE-SHAPED ZINC OXIDE PARTICLES, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF THE SAME, AND COSMETIC, FILLER, RESIN COMPOSITION, INFRARED REFLECTIVE MATERIAL, AND COATING COMPOSITION CONTAINING THE SAME

SAKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY C...

1. Zinc oxide particles comprising hexagonal plate-shaped zinc oxide particles having a primary particle diameter of 1.1 ?m or more and a D90/D10 of 2.8 or less in particle size distribution, wherein the percentage of the hexagonal plate-shaped zinc oxide particles is at least 81% of a total of zinc oxide particles.

US Pat. No. 10,695,914

GRIPPER DEVICE, AND USE OF A GRIPPER DEVICE

ETO Magnetic GmbH, Stock...

1. A gripper device (16; 30; 56; 90; 120) which is designed so as to be movable along a movement path, and which serves for gripping and holding a workpiece (70) and for moving the workpiece along the movement path,with at least one first contact section (18; 38; 66) which, to produce an operative pairing with the workpiece that effects the gripping or holding action, can be driven relative to a second contact section (20; 40; 68),
which first contact section is assigned actuator means (22; 44; 54; 128), which are designed to exert a drive force in reaction to the application of a magnetic field, and which are composed of a magnetic shape-memory alloy material,
wherein the actuator means for magnetic interaction are formed, for the application of a magnetic field, with magnetic field generating means that are stationary at one position of the movement path (52; 80; 86; 88), or with magnetic field generating means that are movable independently of the gripper device, wherein the gripper device is moveable along the movement path relative to the magnetic field generating means such that the actuator means can be moved into and out of a magnetic field generated by the magnetic field generating means.

US Pat. No. 10,694,665

CUTTER-DECK LEVELING FINE ADJUSTMENT

Clark Equipment Company, ...

1. A cutter-deck leveling fine adjustment for a cutter-deck lift assembly from which a lawn mower cutter deck is suspended, the cutter-deck lift assembly having a plurality of cutter-deck lift assembly supports enabling coarse height adjustment of the cutter deck, the cutter-deck leveling fine adjustment comprising:a lift-assembly support of the plurality of cutter-deck lift assembly supports;
an elongated slot entirely through the lift-assembly support;
a linear arrangement of gear teeth adjacent the slot;
a shaft slideably and rotateably disposed in the slot;
a gear on the shaft and meshed with the arrangement of gear teeth; and
a link connecting the shaft to the cutter deck,
wherein rotation of the gear moves the cutter deck in translatory motion.
US Pat. No. 10,694,769

ANIMAL FEED BLOCKS AND METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION

PURINA ANIMAL NUTRITION L...

1. A method of making a feed block, comprising:forming a premixture of concentrated separator by-product and added sugar;
adjusting a pH of the premixture to a first pH with one or more first pH adjusters, wherein the first pH is 8.0 to 11.0;
concentrating the premixture to a solids content of at least 90 percent by weight;
forming an admixture by combining the concentrated premixture with dry components, wherein forming the admixture includes adding one or more second pH adjusters such that the admixture exhibits a second pH that is about the same as the first pH;
pouring the admixture into a vessel; and
allowing the poured admixture to cool to ambient temperatures thereby hardening into a feed block,
wherein the feed block is free of molasses.
US Pat. No. 10,696,967

NATURAL CRYPTIC EXON REMOVAL BY PAIRS OF ANTISENSE OLIGONUCLEOTIDES

Erasmus University Medica...

1. A method for repairing aberrant splicing wherein such aberrant splicing causes Pompe disease and results from acid ?-glucosidase (GAA) mutation c.-32-13T>G, mutation c.-32-3C>G or mutation c.-32-3C>A, wherein such aberrant splicing is caused by the expression of a natural pseudo exon, comprising blocking of both the natural cryptic 3? splice site and the natural cryptic 5? splice site of said natural pseudo exon with AONs.

US Pat. No. 10,701,565

NETWORK NODE, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR SCHEDULING OF PAGING MESSAGES WITH RESPECT TO DISCOVERY SIGNAL TRANSMISSIONS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A network node for operation in a cellular network, wherein the network node is configured to serve wireless devices in an unlicensed frequency band, wherein the network node comprises:a transceiver; and
processing circuitry,
wherein the processing circuitry is configured to cause the network node to transmit a paging message by:
ascertaining whether the unlicensed band is currently occupied by other transmissions;
when the unlicensed band is occupied by other transmissions, delaying transmission of the paging message;
when the unlicensed band is not occupied by other transmissions, commencing transmission of the paging message by:
scheduling a paging message together with a message providing a discovery signal;
determining whether the transmission of the discovery signal and the paging message use the same subframe scrambling code, and if they do, then transmitting the paging message and the discovery signal in the same subframe, and if they do not, then using one or more other criteria to control whether to transmit the paging message and the discovery signal in the same subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,701,165

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USING DEVICE STATES AND USER PREFERENCES TO CREATE USER-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENTS

Sensoriant, Inc., Cedar ...

1. A method for delivering at least one service to a user device over one or more communications network, comprising:sending to a user device one or more queries each requesting a binary response, each query inquiring whether or not the user device has obtained one or more specified parameter values, or range of parameter values, from one or more sensors incorporated in or in communication with the user device;
receiving, for each query a binary response indicating that the user device has or has not obtained the one or more specified parameter values, or the range of parameter values, about which the respective query is inquiring;
defining one or more user device states based on the queries and the binary responses thereto, each of the user device states being a function of the one or more of the specified parameter values, or the range of parameter values, that the user device has indicated as being obtained from the one or more sensors;
selecting a service to be delivered to a designated user device over the one or more communication networks based at least in part on the one or more user device states that have been defined; and
delivering the selected service to the designated user device.

US Pat. No. 10,700,846

CLOCK DATA RECOVERY CONVERGENCE USING SIGNED TIMING INJECTION

NVIDIA Corp., Santa Clar...

7. A method for clock and data recovery comprising:receiving, by a data receiver, a set of data through a communication channel;
generating, by the data receiver, data bits from each of the set of data;
determining, by the data receiver, a corresponding decision estimate for each of the data bits;
determining, by the data receiver, an error for each of the data bits, the error being a difference between a data bit and the corresponding decision estimate; and
determining from the error for each of the data bits, by a clock and data recovery device associated with the data receiver, an increment to affect an output of a phase detector associated with the clock and data recovery device, wherein a sign of the increment is determined from a sign or direction of an accumulated version of a clock and data recovery gradient value.

US Pat. No. 10,700,466

DOUBLE TOUCH-SAFE CONNECTOR SYSTEM

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A connector system comprising:a first connector component comprising a female connector;
a second connector component comprising:
a male connector having blades for insertion into the female connector;
an enclosure enclosing the male connector and having an open end such that the blades of the male connector face the open end;
a single locked shield within the open end of enclosure to obscure the blades and to prevent contact with the blades;
a first actuator positioned on a first side of an exterior of the enclosure and a second actuator positioned on a second side of the exterior of the enclosure such that the first side and the second side are different sides of the enclosure and such that the first actuator and the second actuator must both be actuated to unlock the locked shield;
wherein, in operation, upon insertion of the first connector component into the enclosure, the first connector component causes the first actuator and the second actuator to unlock the locked shield and upon further insertion of the first connector component into the enclosure, the first connector component opens the unlocked shield away from the male connector to expose the blades and to allow the female connector to engage the blades of the male connector.

US Pat. No. 10,700,447

TERMINAL WITH SEALING FEATURES FOR CRIMPING ON AN ELECTRIC WIRE

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A terminal metal fitting for attaching to an electric wire comprising:a barrel portion disposed on a base side of the terminal metal fitting configured to be crimped on a conductor core wire exposed from the electric wire; and
a contact portion disposed on a tip side of the terminal metal fitting configured to be connected to a counterpart terminal,
the barrel portion having: a base-side crimping portion configured to be swaged to a covering of the electric wire; and a tip-side crimping portion being spaced from the base-side crimping portion and configured to be swaged to be electrically connected to the conductor core wire,
the covering being extended inside a base-side opening portion of the tip-side crimping portion, the covering and the conductor core wire configured to be fastened together at the base-side opening portion, and the covering configured to isolate the conductor core wire to be located between the base-side crimping portion and the tip-side crimping portion from outside the terminal metal fitting.

US Pat. No. 10,698,638

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND HOST SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Wiwynn Corporation, New ...

1. A data transmission method, for transmitting first data to a plurality of physical remote target devices by a host system, the data transmission method comprising:generating a transmission instruction to transmit the first data to a network interface controller of the host system, wherein the transmission instruction is configured to transmit data to one single remote target device, wherein the remote target device comprises the physical remote target device or a virtual remote target device;
transforming the first data into a plurality of second data and respectively recording the plurality of second data in a plurality of memory addresses of a memory of the network interface controller;
instructing the plurality of physical remote target devices to acquire the plurality of second data respectively from the plurality of memory addresses of the memory, and
wherein before the step of generating the transmission instruction to transmit the first data to the network interface controller of the host system, the data transmission method further comprises:
virtualizing the network interface controller as the virtual remote target device.

US Pat. No. 10,697,904

X-RAY DETECTION SYSTEM, X-RAY DEVICE, AND DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING X-RAY DETECTION DATA

JOB CORPORATION, Kanagaw...

1. An X-ray apparatus comprising:a detector provided with a two-dimensional pixel array, the two-dimensional pixel array having a plurality of pixels each being shaped into a rectangular, having a predetermined size and outputting an electrical signal in response to an incident X-ray photon, the plurality of pixels being allocated in mutually-orthogonal row and column directions both configuring a second Cartesian coordinate system, the row direction being oblique to a scan direction with a predetermined angle; and
a processor that processes as a two-dimensional frame data the signals outputted at a constant period from the respective pixels of the two-dimensional pixel array,
wherein the two-dimensional pixel array is allocated such that, when viewing from any one of sides in the scan direction, a pixel group is provided solely or repeatedly, the pixel group being composed of “M rows×N pieces” of pixels (M is a positive integer equal to or larger than 1, N is a positive integer equal to or larger than 2, and M and N have a relationship of prime numbers), the group of pixels being arranged in a quadrangle whose diagonal line is parallel with the scan direction such that the oblique arrangement is provided, and
the processor is provided with conversion means which converts at the constant periods the frame data, outputted at the constant period from the respective pixels of the two-dimensional pixel array, to frame data in a first Cartesian coordinate system configured in a memory space, the first Cartesian coordinate system having a row direction which is set to accord with the scan direction and a column direction orthogonal to the row direction.

US Pat. No. 10,696,407

TRAY TABLE ARMS WITH ROTATION STOPPER OVERRIDE

Safran Seats USA LLC, Ga...

1. A tray table assembly comprising:a table body movable between a stowed configuration and a deployed configuration;
a set of arms configured to support the table body relative to a seat back in the stowed configuration and in the deployed configuration; and
a latch assembly configured to secure an upper portion of the table body in the stowed configuration at a first location on a left side of a centerline of the table body and at a second location on a right side of the centerline of the table body, wherein the latch assembly comprises:
a first projection and a second projection extending from a rear of the seat back and aligned with one another so as to define an axis therebetween; and
a cover pivotally mounted on the first projection and the second projection so as to rotate about the axis between a closed configuration in which the cover secures a top portion of the table body in the stowed configuration and an open configuration in which the cover is situated so as to permit movement of the table body to or from the stowed configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,696,055

INK BOTTLE CLOSURE, INK BOTTLE, AND ASSOCIATED DISPENSING DEVICE

CANON PRODUCTION PRINTING...

1. A system comprising:an ink bottle closure comprising:
a first closure member configured to be fixed to an ink bottle, the first closure member including a seal, arranged to be located over an outlet opening in a neck of the bottle; and
a second closure member attached to the first closure member and movable relative to the first closure member between a closed position, in which the second closure member covers the seal, and an open position in which the seal is exposed to be pierced or ruptured for dispensing ink from the bottle through the outlet opening, wherein the second closure member is movable in translation, relative to the first closure member between the closed position and the open position in a direction substantially perpendicular to a central or longitudinal axis of the bottle; and
a dispensing device for opening an ink bottle closure, comprising:
an adapter having a receiving area for receiving the ink bottle closure of an ink re-fill bottle with the bottle in an inverted orientation;
a mechanism for moving the second closure member relative to the first closure member from a closed position, in which the second closure member covers the seal, to an open position in which the seal is exposed; and
a cutter arranged below the adapter substantially aligned with the receiving area, wherein the cutter is movable generally vertically between a lower position, in which the cutter is retracted from interaction with the ink bottle closure, and an upper position in which the cutter pierces or ruptures the exposed seal to dispense ink from the bottle.

US Pat. No. 10,695,593

METHOD FOR STORING A RESPIRATORY MASK AND RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT INCLUDING A RESPIRATORY MASK AND A STORAGE ELEMENT

Zodiac Aerotechnics, Pla...

1. Respiratory equipment including:a respiratory mask having a front side and a rear side, the respiratory mask comprising a cavity having an opening on the rear side of the respiratory mask, the rear side of the respiratory mask being adapted to be applied on a user face in a use position in which the user face closes the opening of the cavity, the respiratory mask further has a top edge and a bottom edge and comprises a support,
an inflatable harness adapted to maintain the respiratory mask against the user face, the harness being adapted to be placed in a storage position, and
a storage element comprising a housing adapted to store the respiratory mask at a storage place,wherein the respiratory equipment further includes a member having a catching portion and a connection portion, said connection portion of the member being connected to a connection portion of the harness, the member has a catching length between the catching portion and the connection portion, said catching length being long enough such that the catching portion of the member reaches the support when the harness is in the storage position.

US Pat. No. 10,695,117

BONE TREATMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS

DFine, Inc., South Jorda...

1. A bone cement kit package, comprising:a first container containing a liquid component comprising a monomer;
a second container containing a non-liquid component comprising at least two polymer bead populations having different average sizes and different weight percentages of a radical initiator,
wherein the liquid component and the non-liquid component are configured to, upon mixing, form a mixture that cures at least in part by self-heating by undergoing an exothermic reaction; and
a temperature sensor affixed to an outer surface of a packaging material of the bone cement kit package and used to indicate a pre-mix temperature of at least one of the non-liquid component and the liquid component inside the bone cement kit package prior to mixing the non-liquid component and the liquid component together.

US Pat. No. 10,701,839

SERVER COOLING SYSTEM WITHOUT THE USE OF VAPOR COMPRESSION REFRIGERATION

International Business Ma...

1. A method for cooling a server center comprising:forming an air cooling path to cool first server components by convection to outdoor ambient air by passing the outdoor ambient air over the first server components;
circulating a liquid coolant to cool second server components through direct thermal conduction into the liquid coolant, the liquid coolant is cooled by flowing the outdoor ambient air over a heat exchanger without the use of a vapor compression refrigeration unit;
passing the outdoor ambient air into an entrance of the server center through openings on a plurality of sidewalls, each sidewall including a first side exposed to the outdoor ambient air and second side facing the first server components and the second server components;
passing heated air out of the server center through at least one chimney; and
channeling the outdoor ambient air entering above a raised floor to the heat exchangers and channeling the outdoor ambient air entering below the raised floor to the first server components.

US Pat. No. 10,701,691

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A data transmission method, comprising,sensing, by a first device, scheduling assignment (SA) and received power corresponding to another device, and/or a total of received energy of all of subframes or sub-bands of the first device;
selecting or re-selecting, by the first device, K resources as resources occupied by the first device based on a sensing result, wherein K is greater than or equal to 1; and
transmitting, by the first device, data using the selected resources,
wherein, in case that the selecting or re-selecting of the K resources is performed in subframe n, selecting or re-selecting of the K resources further comprises at least one of:
determining K data channel resources based on a sensing result obtained from a sensing window corresponding to subframe n; and
determining a data channel resource according to each sensing window corresponding to each resource of the K resources, based on a sensing result of each sensing window.

US Pat. No. 10,701,555

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROL POLICY RETENTION

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON INC.,...

1. A method of controlling a mobile computing device, the method comprising:receiving wirelessly at the mobile computing device, a first control policy for storage in a memory of the mobile computing device when in range of a first antenna;
receiving wirelessly at the mobile computing device, a second control policy for storage in the memory of the mobile computing device when in range of a second antenna;
enforcing the second control policy to control operation of the mobile computing device, when the mobile computing device is in a powered-on state and is outside an antenna range for wirelessly receiving any control policy;
evaluating the second control policy for validity;
controlling the mobile computing device to enter a powered-off state or a default preconfigured state when the second control policy is determined to be invalid, the mobile computing device is in the powered-on state, and the mobile computing device is outside an antenna range for wirelessly receiving any control policy; and
controlling, upon power-up, the mobile device to return to the powered-off state when the second control policy is determined to be invalid and the mobile computing device is outside an antenna range for wirelessly receiving any control policy.

US Pat. No. 10,701,511

METHOD FOR GENERATING FILTER FOR AUDIO SIGNAL, AND PARAMETERIZATION DEVICE FOR SAME

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A method for generating a set of filter coefficients for an audio signal, comprising:obtaining a set of subband filter coefficients for each subband, wherein the set of subband filter coefficients is obtained from a set of time domain binaural room impulse response (BRIR) filter coefficients;
obtaining average reverberation time information of each subband by using a reverberation time extracted from the set of subband filter coefficients for a corresponding subband;
obtaining one or more coefficients for curve fitting the average reverberation time information;
obtaining flag information indicating whether a length of the set of time domain BRIR filter coefficients is larger than a predetermined value;
determining a filter order of each subband, wherein the filter order is determined, based at least in part on the flag information, by using the average reverberation time information or by using the coefficients for curve fitting, and wherein the filter order is determined to be variable in a frequency domain; and
truncating the set of subband filter coefficients by using the filter order of a corresponding subband.

US Pat. No. 10,701,502

BINAURAL DIALOGUE ENHANCEMENT

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A system comprising:one or more processors; and
a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions that, upon execution by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform audio decoding operations comprising:
receiving and decoding a first audio signal presentation of the audio components designated for reproduction on a first audio reproduction system and a set of one or more dialogue estimation parameters configured to enable estimation of dialogue components from the first audio signal presentation;
generating a dialogue presentation of the dialogue components, including applying the set of one or more dialogue estimation parameters to the first audio signal presentation;
generating a dialogue enhanced audio signal presentation, including combining the dialogue presentation with a second audio signal presentation; and
providing the dialogue enhanced audio signal presentation to a second audio reproduction system for reproduction, the second audio reproduction system being different from the first audio reproduction system.

US Pat. No. 10,701,427

DYNAMIC SCHEDULING AND CHANNEL CREATION BASED ON USER SELECTION

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTE...

1. A system, comprising:one or more processors in a media content packaging and distribution system that distributes at least one channel viewable on at least one consumer device of a plurality of consumer devices, wherein the one or more processors are configured to:
receive, a media feed of a first channel of the at least one channel, from a source device;
determine a first media item for insertion in the media feed of the first channel,
wherein the first media item is determined based on criteria related to a user-selection on a first consumer device of the plurality of consumer devices, and
wherein the criteria is based on selection of at least one second media item from a plurality of media items of the first consumer device; and
communicate the determined first media item in the media feed of the first channel for transmission, over a distribution system, to the first consumer device,
wherein the determined first media item is communicated based on the criteria related to the user-selection.

US Pat. No. 10,700,770

SYSTEM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR OPTIMAL MODCOD SELECTION

VT IDIRECT, INC., Herndo...

1. A satellite communication method, the method comprising:determining, using processing circuitry, an operating modulation and coding scheme (MODCOD) associated with each terminal of a plurality of terminals every predetermined period, the plurality of terminals being a part of an iNet;
identifying, using the processing circuitry, an optimal MODCOD based on the operating MODCODs associated with the plurality of terminals;
associating, using the processing circuitry, the optimal MODCOD with the iNet;
transmitting a multicast stream to the plurality of terminals using the optimal MODCOD;
determining subsequent operating MODCODs based on the optimal MODCOD;
receiving a carrier-to-noise power ratio from each terminal every predetermined period; and
determining the operating MODCOD by referencing a look-up table based on the received carrier-to-noise power ratio.

US Pat. No. 10,700,463

CONNECTOR

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A connector, comprising:a terminal configured to be connected to a mating terminal, and having an electric wire led out in a direction orthogonal to a connection direction in which the terminal is connected to the mating terminal;
a housing having a cavity part configured to accommodate the terminal; and
a rear holder having a terminal holding part configured to hold the terminal,
wherein the terminal is accommodated in the cavity part when the rear holder is assembled to the housing; and
wherein the rear holder includes a locking mechanism that locks the terminal or the electric wire and that maintains a state of the terminal being held in the terminal holding part,
wherein the terminal has a first terminal and a second terminal; and
wherein the terminal holding part has:
a first terminal holding part that is provided on an assembling side of the rear holder to be assembled to the housing and has an accommodating recess part into which the first terminal is fitted; and
a second terminal holding part that has an accommodating recess part into which the second terminal is fitted in a direction orthogonal to the connection direction, and
wherein the locking mechanism includes a first locking mechanism that locks the first terminal fitted into the first terminal holding part, and a second locking mechanism that locks the second terminal fitted into the second terminal holding part;
wherein the first locking mechanism includes a locking protrusion that locks the electric wire extending from the first terminal; and
wherein the second locking mechanism includes:
a locking convex part that is engaged with a notch part provided in the second terminal in a direction orthogonal to the connection direction; and
a pressing part that presses a rear part of the second terminal in a direction in which the second terminal is fitted to the accommodating recess part of the second terminal holding part.

US Pat. No. 10,700,456

BOARD-MATING CONNECTOR WITH REDUCED COUPLING HEIGHT

GIGALANE CO., LTD., Hwas...

1. A board-mating connector with a reduced coupling height comprising:a signal portion having one side in contact with a signal electrode of a board and to be electrically connected to the signal electrode;
a ground portion having one side in contact with a ground electrode of the board to be electrically connected to the ground electrode and having a hollow inside;
a housing portion in which a housing insertion hole is formed such that the signal portion and the ground portion are inserted thereinto and in which at least a part of a portion coming into contact with the ground portion is formed of metal;
a dielectric portion which is inserted into the housing insertion hole and is located between the signal portion and the housing portion such that the signal portion is spaced apart from the ground portion and the housing portion;
a protrusion bump which is formed to protrude from the housing portion toward an inside of the housing insertion hole; and
a hook bump which is formed by reducing a diameter of a lower portion of a dielectric portion to have a shape corresponding to the protrusion bump.

US Pat. No. 10,699,518

GAMING MACHINES WITH SOUND-GENERATING VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICES

AGS LLC, Las Vegas, NV (...

1. A gaming machine comprising:a cabinet defining at least one interior space;
at least one sound-generating display device comprising a generally flat panel electronic video display having a front and a rear, a display panel located at said front which is configured to display information and a plurality of transducers mounted to rear of said video display and configured to cause said video display to generate sound as a result of movement of one or more portions thereof by said one or more transducers;
at least one player input device;
a memory device;
a controller; and
machine-readable code stored in said memory device and executable by said controller to present one or more wagering games comprising causing said at least one sound-generating display device to display game information and causing one or more of said plurality of transducers to generate sound which has a perceived source corresponding to a location of said video display at which a sub-portion of said game information is displayed by said video display.

US Pat. No. 10,699,249

POINT-OF-CONTACT DATABASE INFORMATION INTEGRATION SYSTEM

Truist Bank, Charlotte, ...

1. An integration system, comprising:a processor communicatively coupled to a plurality of databases comprising at least a first database and a second database, wherein the first database includes financial information related to a financial account held by a user and a user identifier for the user, and wherein the second database includes secure agent information for agents of a provider of the financial account and agent identifiers uniquely identifying the agents;
a memory accessible to the processor and including instructions executable by the processor to cause the processor to:
determine a point-of-contact for the user by:
determining an account type of the financial account held by the user;
constructing a list of agents within a threshold radius of a physical location associated with the user by:
retrieving user geographical information indicating the physical location associated with the user;
retrieving agent geographical information associated with the agent identifiers in the second database, and
comparing the user geographical information to the agent geographical information to determine the list of agents within the threshold radius of the physical location;
filtering the list of agents to generate a list of available agents that are eligible to be the point-of-contact, wherein the filtering comprises analyzing job descriptions for the agents in the list of agents based on the account type of the financial account held by the user to determine a subset of the list of agents having job descriptions that are compatible with the account type of the financial account held by the user, the subset being the list of available agents;
receiving a selection from the user of the point-of-contact from the list of available agents; and
storing an association in a database between (i) an agent identifier corresponding to the point-of-contact and (ii) the user identifier corresponding to the user, the association being configured to link the user to the point-of-contact; and
subsequent to storing the association in the database:
receive a request from the user to access the secure agent information in the second database;
in response to receiving the request, retrieve the agent identifier for the point-of-contact from database based on the stored association between the agent identifier and the user identifier in the database;
search for the agent identifier in the second database to identify a portion of the secure agent information that is related to the point-of-contact in the second database; and
provide the portion of the secure agent information related to the point-of-contact to the user.

US Pat. No. 10,697,838

FLEXIBLE FILTER ELEMENT USING LIQUID METAL AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE SAME

KOREA INSTITUTE OF INDUST...

1. A filter element comprising:a pattern substrate having a first channel formed on one surface and a second channel formed on the other surface and including a first base and a second base which have different liquid permeabilities;
a first liquid metal pattern disposed in the first channel;
a second liquid metal pattern disposed in the second channel and at least partially overlapping the first liquid metal pattern; and
a contactor configured to invade in the first base and the second base and electrically connect the first liquid metal pattern to the second liquid metal pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,696,941

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GROWING MICROBIAL CULTURES THAT REQUIRE GASEOUS ELECTRON DONORS, ELECTRON ACCEPTORS, CARBON SOURCES, OR OTHER NUTRIENTS

Kiverdi, Inc., Pleasanto...

1. An apparatus comprising two or more reactor vessels in fluid communication with each other, comprising:a first reactor vessel and a second reactor vessel each comprising: (i) a reaction chamber having an upper portion comprising a gas head space, and a lower portion comprising a biological growth chamber adapted to receive one or more reaction components comprising a liquid phase, a microorganism, and/or an extract of a microorganism; and (ii) a gas inlet that is positioned to introduce gas into the biological growth chamber;
a first recirculation conduit that extends from the lower portion of the first reactor vessel to the upper portion of the second reaction vessel, and which is adapted to allow one or more reaction components from the biological growth chamber of the first reactor vessel to circulate from the lower portion of the first reactor vessel to the lower portion of the second reactor vessel via a route that exposes the one or more reaction components to gas contained in the gas head space of the second reactor vessel,
wherein the first recirculation conduit extends from the lower portion of the first reactor vessel through the upper portion of the second reactor vessel and terminates in the lower portion of the second reactor vessel,
wherein the portion of the first recirculation conduit that extends through the upper portion of the second reaction vessel includes a first gas recirculation inlet adapted to draw gas from the gas head space of the second reactor vessel into the first recirculation conduit; and
a second recirculation conduit that extends from the lower portion of the second reactor vessel to the upper portion of the first reaction vessel, and which is adapted to allow one or more reaction components from the biological growth chamber of the second reactor vessel to circulate from the lower portion of the second reactor vessel to the lower portion of the first reaction vessel via a route that exposes the one or more reaction components to gas contained in the gas head space of the first reactor vessel,
wherein the second recirculation conduit extends from the lower portion of the second reactor vessel through the upper portion of the first reaction vessel and terminates in the lower portion of the first reactor vessel,
wherein the portion of the second recirculation conduit that extends through the upper portion of the first reactor vessel includes a second gas recirculation inlet adapted to draw gas from the gas headspace of the first reactor vessel into the second recirculation conduit,
wherein a first gas composition is introduced into the gas inlet of the first reactor vessel and a second gas composition is introduced into the gas inlet of the second reactor vessel, and wherein a combination of the first gas composition and the second gas composition would comprise an explosive gas composition if mixed together,
wherein the first and second reactor vessels comprise first and second gas headspaces, respectively, which are isolated from one another such that they are not in direct fluid communication, and are adapted to maintain the first and second gas compositions spatially separated in the first and second reactor vessels,
wherein at least one of the first and second gas compositions comprises an inorganic or organic carbon source, and
wherein the first and second recirculation conduits are adapted to facilitate the circulation of the one or more reaction components between the first and second reactor vessels to alternately expose the one or more reaction components to the first and second gas compositions.

US Pat. No. 10,696,878

FLUORENE DERIVATIVE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, RESIN COMPOSITION, AND ARTICLE

DEXERIALS CORPORATION, T...

1. A fluorene derivative represented by General Formula (1) below:X1—Y—X2  General Formula (1)where in the General Formula (1), X1 represents a cyclic carbonate group including a carbonate bond [—O—C(?O)—O—], X2 represents a cyclic carbonate group including a carbonate bond [—O—C(?O)—O—], and Y represents a bivalent group represented by General Formula (Y1) below:where in the General Formula (Y1), ring Z each represents an aromatic hydrocarbon ring, R1 each independently represents a cyano group, a halogen atom, or a hydrocarbon group, R2 each independently represents an alkylene group, R3 each independently represents a hydrocarbon group, an alkoxy group, a cycloalkoxy group, an aryloxy group, an arallcyloxy group, an alkylthio group, a cycloalkylthio group, an arylthio group, an aralkylthio group, an acyl group, an alkoxycarbonyl group, a hydroxy group, a halogen atom, a nitro group, a cyano group, or a dialkyamino group, k each independently represents an integer of 0 to 4, m each independently represents an integer of 0 or 1 or more, and n each independently represents an integer of 0 or 1 or more.

US Pat. No. 10,694,971

RECONFIGURABLE SENSOR CIRCUIT

Stichting IMEC Nederland,...

1. A reconfigurable sensor circuit comprising:an input stage including a first input terminal and a second input terminal, and
an amplification stage including:
a first amplifier having a non-inverting input, an inverting input, and an output, the output of the first amplifier connected to the inverting input of the first amplifier via a first resistor,
a second amplifier having a non-inverting input, an inverting input, and an output, the output of the second amplifier connected to the inverting input of the second amplifier via a second resistor, and
first switching circuitry adapted to be arranged in a first state, wherein the amplification stage is in a differential amplifier configuration, and in a second state, wherein the amplification stage is in a transimpedance amplifier configuration,
wherein, in the differential amplifier configuration, the first amplifier and the second amplifier are together configured as a differential amplifier connected to the first and the second input terminals, wherein the non-inverting input of the first amplifier is connected to the first input terminal and the non-inverting input of the second amplifier is connected to the second input terminal, and the inverting input of the first amplifier is connected to the inverting input of the second amplifier via at least one resistor, and
wherein, in the transimpedance amplifier configuration, at least the first amplifier is configured as a transimpedance amplifier connected to the first input terminal.
US Pat. No. 10,696,724

ACTIVATABLE INTERLEUKIN-2 POLYPEPTIDES

Werewolf Therapeutics, In...

1. A fusion polypeptide of the formula:[A]-[L1]-[B]-[L2]-[D] or [A]-[L1]-[D]-[L2]-[B] or [D]-[L2]-[B]-[L1]-[A] or [B]-[L2]-[D]-[L1]-[A] or [D]-[L1]-[B]-[L1]-[A] or [B]-[L1]-[D]-[L1]-[A] or [B]-[L1]-[A]-[L1]-[D] or [D]-[L1]-[A]-[L1]-[B], wherein,
A is an interleukin 2 (IL-2) polypeptide;
B is a half-life extension element, wherein the half-life extension element is human serum albumin or an antigen-binding polypeptide that binds human serum albumin;
L1 is a protease-cleavable polypeptide linker that comprises at least one sequence that is cleavable by a protease, L2 is a polypeptide linker that is optionally protease-cleavable, and when protease-cleavable L2 comprises at least one sequence that is cleavable by a protease, wherein for each of L1 and L2, independently, the protease is selected from the group consisting of a kallikrein, thrombin, chymase, carboxypeptidase A, an elastase, PR-3, granzyme M, a calpain, a matrix metalloproteinase (MMP), a fibroblast activation protein (FAP), an ADAM metalloproteinase, a plasminogen activator, a cathepsin, a caspase, a tryptase, and a tumor cell surface protease; and
D is an IL-2 blocking moiety, wherein the blocking moiety is an antibody or antigen-binding fragment of an antibody that binds the IL-2 polypeptide;
wherein the fusion polypeptide has attenuated IL-2-receptor activating activity, wherein the IL-2-receptor activating activity of the fusion polypeptide is at least about 10 fold less than the IL-2-receptor activating activity of the polypeptide that comprises the IL-2 polypeptide that is produced by cleavage of the protease-cleavable polypeptide linker L1 or, when L2 is protease-cleavable, by cleavage of both L1 and L2, and wherein the IL-2-receptor activating activity is assessed using a CTLL-2 proliferation assay, a phospho STAT ELISA, or HEK Blue reporter cell assay with equal amounts on a mole basis of the IL-2 polypeptide and the fusion polypeptide.

US Pat. No. 10,701,776

METHODS FOR GENERATING MELATONIN-RESPONSE-TUNED WHITE LIGHT WITH HIGH COLOR RENDERING

EcoSense Lighting, Inc., ...

1. A method of generating white light, the method comprising:producing light from a first light emitting diode (“LED”) string;
producing light from a second LED string;
producing light from a third LED string, a fourth LED string, or both the third LED string and the fourth LED string; and
passing the light produced by each of the first, second, third, and fourth LED strings through one of a plurality of respective luminophoric mediums;
combining the light exiting the plurality of respective luminophoric mediums together into white light;
wherein the combined white light corresponds to at least one of a plurality of points along a predefined path near the black body locus in the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram;
wherein one or more of the first, second, third, and fourth LED strings comprises a ultraviolet or violet LED having a peak wavelength of between about 360 nm and about 430 nm;
wherein:
the light produced from the first LED string is passed through a first recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a first luminescent material, wherein light exiting the first luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a first color point within a blue color range;
the light produced from the second LED string is passed through a second recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a second luminescent material, wherein the light exiting the second luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a second color point within a red color range;
the light produced from the third LED string is passed through a third recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a third luminescent material, wherein the light exiting the third luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a third color point within a yellow/green color range;
the light produced from the fourth LED string is passed through a fourth recipient luminophoric medium that comprises a fourth luminescent material, wherein the light exiting the fourth luminophoric medium comprises unsaturated light having a fourth color point within a cyan color range; and,
wherein
the blue color range is defined by a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates of the infinity point of the Planckian locus (0.242, 0.24) and (0.12, 0.068), the Planckian locus from 4000K and infinite CCT, the constant CCT line of 4000K, the line of purples, and the spectral locus
the red color range is defined by the spectral locus between the constant CCT line of 1600K and the line of purples, the line of purples, a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.61, 0.21) and (0.47, 0.28), and the constant CCT line of 1600K
the yellow/green color range is defined by the constant CCT line of 4600K, the Planckian locus between 4600K and 550K, the spectral locus, and a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.445, 0.555) and (0.38, 0.505);
the cyan color range is defined by a line connecting the ccx, ccy color coordinates (0.18, 0.55) and (0.27, 0.72), the constant CCT line of 9000K, the Planckian locus between 9000K and 4600K, the constant CCT line of 4600K, and the spectral locus.

US Pat. No. 10,701,747

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, A CENTRAL NODE APPARATUS AND A NETWORK SIDE APPARATUS, A TRANSMISSION METHOD AND A CONFIGURATION METHOD

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic device at user equipment side in a wireless communication system, comprisingcircuitry, configured to
determine a link quality between the user equipment and a network side apparatus;
under a condition that the link quality is better than a threshold, decide to communicate with the network side apparatus directly, under a condition that the link quality is worse than a threshold, decide to communicate, via device-to-device communication, with another user equipment within proximity that acts as a central node and forwards data packet of the user equipment to the network side apparatus;
if device-to-device communication is decided, transmit a discovery signal for device-to-device discovery and monitor a discovery response signal from the other user equipment; and
transmit a data packet to the other user equipment based on the response signal so that the data packet is subsequently forwarded to the network side apparatus by the other user equipment, wherein
the discovery signal comprises an indication of characteristics of the data packet to be transmitted for the other user equipment determining transmission resources for the electronic device, and
the indication of characteristics of the data packet comprise a transmission reliability requirement of the data packet.

US Pat. No. 10,701,700

SIGNALING MESSAGING AND UE CAPABILITY WITH TAG AND COMPRESSION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus for managing a user equipment device (UE), the apparatus comprising a processor configured to execute program instruction to cause the UE to:transmit, to a base station, a connection request message including an indication of a supported compression algorithm;
receive, from the base station, a connection setup message, wherein the connection setup message is compressed according to the supported compression algorithm;
transmit, to the base station, a connection setup complete message, wherein the connection setup complete message is compressed according to the supported compression algorithm; and
exchange at least one compressed message with the base station, wherein the at least one compressed message is compressed according to the supported compression algorithm.

US Pat. No. 10,701,525

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DATA

Unwired Planet Internatio...

1. A method for receiving data at a User Equipment (UE) from a base station in an LTE Advance (LTE-A) communication system, the method comprising:receiving information for at least one transmission mode among multiple transmission modes from the base station through higher layer signaling, wherein the at least one transmission mode includes at least one of transmission mode 9 (tm9) and transmission mode 10 (tm10);
receiving information for a Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service Single Frequency Network (MBSFN) sub-frame from the base station through the higher layer signaling;
receiving Downlink Control Information (DCI) for a data signal, wherein a format of the DCI for the data signal is DCI format 1A; and
for a current subframe which is a non-MBSFN sub-frame based on the received information:
receiving the data signal at single-antenna port if a number of antenna ports is one;
receiving the data signal with transmission diversity if the number of antenna ports is other than one;
processing the data signal.

US Pat. No. 10,701,396

MULTI-VIEWPOINT VIDEO ENCODING/DECODING METHOD

Electronics and Telecommu...

1. A video encoding method comprising:in response to receiving a second image having a different view from a first image having a first view, transforming the second image to have the first view;
generating a reference image by adding the transformed second image to the first image; and
storing the reference image in a reference picture list.

US Pat. No. 10,700,451

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

Lear Corporation, Southf...

1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:a conductive body with a first aperture formed therein, and a second aperture formed therein intersecting the first aperture;
a first post with an aperture formed radially therethrough, the first post sized to be received within the first aperture of the conductive body with an end of the first post accessible externally from the conductive body for receipt of a first electrical connector;
a fastener sized to be received within the second aperture of the conductive body and extend through the aperture in the first post to retain the first post in the conductive body for electrical communication between the first electrical connector and the conductive body; and
a second post exposed externally from the conductive body for receipt of a second electrical connector for electrical communication with the first electrical connector; and
wherein the first post is externally threaded at the end exposed externally from the conductive body.

US Pat. No. 10,700,345

ELECTRODE FOR LITHIUM ION SECONDARY BATTERY AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR

NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD., ...

1. An electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery comprising:a resin current collector including a polyolefin resin matrix and a conductive filler A;
a negative electrode active material layer provided on the resin current collector,
a crosslinked resin thin-film layer, which contains an Ni filler as a conductive filler B that does not alloy with Li and which has impermeability to an electrolyte solution, arranged between the resin current collector and the negative electrode active material layer; and
an intermediate layer having an electric conductivity arranged between the resin current collector and the thin-film layer,
wherein a content of the Ni filler is from 50 to 90% by mass relative to 100% by mass of a total amount of the thin-film layer.

US Pat. No. 10,700,298

OLED DISPLAY PANEL AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME

SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED C...

1. An OLED display panel, comprising:a first electrode, a first hole transporting layer, a second hole transporting layer, an electron transporting layer and a second electrode stacked in sequence;
at least two light emitting units disposed between the second hole transporting layer and the electron transporting layer, wherein a material of the electron transporting layer fills a gap between adjacent light emitting units;
wherein the first hole transporting layer comprises a hole transporting material with a hole mobility in a range of 9×10?5 to 5×10?4 cm2/V·S; and
wherein the hole transporting material has a solubility of 10 g/L or more in a cleaning solvent at 25° C. during cleaning;
wherein the hole transporting material includes anyone of

and a combination of at least two of them.

US Pat. No. 10,700,285

COMPOUND FOR ORGANIC ELECTRONIC ELEMENT, ORGANIC ELECTRONIC ELEMENT USING THE SAME, AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

DUK SAN NEOLUX CO., LTD.,...

1. A compound of Formula 1:
wherein,
Ar1 to Ar3 are each independently selected form the group consisting of a C6-C18 aryl group; a fluorenyl group; and a C2-C16 heterocyclic group containing at least one heteroatom selected from the group consisting of O, N and S,
L is

 wherein * indicates the position to which the nitrogen atom(N) of the amine group in Formula 1 is linked,
a, b and m are each an integer of 0 to 4, and n is an integer of 0 to 3,
R1 to R4 are each independently selected from the group consisting of deuterium; a C6-C18 aryl group; a fluorenyl group; a C2-C14 heterocyclic group containing at least one heteroatom selected from the group consisting of O, N and S; and a C2-C20 alkenyl group; or adjacent groups of R1s to R4s may be linked to form benzene ring, and the group(s) not forming the ring is(are) the same as defined in the above, and
each of the above aryl group, fluorenyl group, heterocyclic group, alkenyl group, may be substituted with one or more substituents selected from the group consisting of deuterium; halogen; a silane group; a siloxane group; a cyano group; a nitro group; a C1-C20 alkylthio group; a C1-C20 alkoxy group; a C1-C20 alkyl group; a C2-C20 alkenyl group; a C2-C20 alkynyl group; a C6-C20 aryl group; a C6-C20 aryl group substituted with deuterium; a fluorenyl group; a C2-C20 heterocyclic group containing at least one heteroatom selected from the group consisting of O, N and S, a C3-C20 cycloalkyl group; a C7-C20 arylalkyl group; and a C8-C20 arylalkenyl group.

US Pat. No. 10,699,880

VOLTAGE REDUCTION CIRCUIT

RENO TECHNOLOGIES, INC., ...

1. An impedance matching network comprising:an input configured to operably couple to a radio frequency (RF) source;
an output configured to operably couple to a load;
a first variable capacitor;
a second variable capacitor comprising discrete capacitors coupled parallel to one another, each discrete capacitor having a corresponding switch in series with the discrete capacitor to switch the discrete capacitor in when closed and out when open, wherein the second variable capacitor has a minimum capacitance when each switch is open and a maximum capacitance when each switch is closed; and
a third capacitor in series with the second variable capacitor and reducing a voltage across each of the switches of the second variable capacitor;
wherein each of the first variable capacitor and the second variable capacitor is coupled to a common ground with no capacitor between the first variable capacitor and the common ground, and no capacitor between the second variable capacitor and the common ground;
wherein the second variable capacitor and the third capacitor form part of a shunt that is connected directly to the output of the matching network; and wherein a fourth capacitor is connected directly to the output of the matching network and is parallel to the shunt.

US Pat. No. 10,699,403

SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO AUTOMATICALLY DETERMINE GARMENT FIT

L.I.F.E. Corporation S.A....

1. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a set of instructions capable of being executed by a computing device, that when executed by the computing device causes the computing device to:determine the subject's interocular distance from a frontal image of a subject in a continuous video of the subject's head and body including frontal and sagittal views;
determine a scaling factor from the subject's interocular distance;
use the scaling factor and a plurality of images of the subject's body extracted from the video to determine measurements for the subject's body; and
provide an estimate of the subject's measurements appropriate for garment sizing of a compression garment including a biosensor sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,696,844

HALOGEN-FREE FLAME RETARDANT TYPE RESIN COMPOSITION

SHENGYI TECHNOLOGY CO., L...

1. A halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition, based on the weight parts of organic solids, comprising(A) from 1 to 10 parts by weight of bismaleimide resin,
(B) from 30 to 60 parts by weight of benzoxazine resin,
(C) from 10 to 40 parts by weight of polyepoxy compound,
(D) from 5 to 25 parts by weight of phosphorous-containing flame retardant, and
(E) from 1 to 25 parts by weight of curing agent, which is amine curing agent and/or phenolic resin curing agent;
wherein the bismaleimide resin is obtained by polymerizing the following bismaleimide monomer,

US Pat. No. 10,696,632

MONO- OR DI-SUBSTITUTED INDOLE DERIVATIVES AS DENGUE VIRAL REPLICATION INHIBITORS

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, ...

1. A compound having formula 9
or a stereoisomer, pharmaceutically acceptable salt, solvate or polymorph thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,696,434

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING CONTAINERS WHICH ARE FILLED WITH A LIQUID FILLING SUBSTANCE

KHS GMBH, Dortmund (DE) ...

1. A method for producing containers made of a thermoplastic material filled with a liquid filling substance from parisons, comprising the steps of:thermally conditioning the respective parisons; and
subsequently simultaneously shaping and filling each parison in a mold using at least one carbonated liquid filling substance as a pressure medium in the container during a simultaneous shaping and filling phase, wherein the parison is, during shaping at least intermittently guided by a stretching rod and stretched in an axial direction, wherein the filling substance or portions of the filling substance are introduced at least at two points in time and/or in at least two process phases with different proportions of carbon dioxide and/or at different temperatures, wherein at least the filling substance with the greater carbon dioxide concentration or the proportion of such filling substance is fed only through the stretching rod, wherein, in a second process phase chronologically following an initial process phase, the filling substance or the proportion of filling substance with the greater concentration of carbon dioxide is introduced only through the stretching rod, and in the initial process phase the filling substance or the proportion of filling substance with a lower carbon dioxide concentration is introduced either only outside the stretching rod or both through and outside the stretching rod.

US Pat. No. 10,696,129

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTE CONTROL OF A MOBILE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM

Dometic Sweden AB, Solna...

1. A method of controlling a mobile climate control system, comprising the steps of:powering on a smart device having an application for controlling said mobile climate control system, said mobile climate control system for heating or cooling a recreational vehicle, said mobile climate control system being disposed at least partially on an exterior of said recreational vehicle;
starting said application on said smart device, said smart device having a Bluetooth transceiver;
starting communication capability of said Bluetooth transceiver of said smart device;
connecting said smart device to a thermostat which is in communication with said mobile climate control system, said thermostat having a thermostat Bluetooth transceiver, and eliminating non-manufacturer specific Bluetooth connections;
providing at least one screen on said application which substantially emulates by substantially replicating a control screen of said thermostat for control of said mobile climate control system; and,
setting at least one control characteristic on said at least one screen on said smart device, wherein said mobile climate control system is solely controlled by said thermostat or said smart device.

US Pat. No. 10,696,040

LITHO STRIP WITH HIGH COLD-ROLLING PASS REDUCTION

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Pr...

1. A method for production of an aluminium strip for lithographic printing plate supports from an aluminium alloy, wherein the aluminium alloy of the aluminium strip for lithographic printing plate supports comprises the following alloy constituents in % by weight:0.05%?Si?0.25%,
0.2%?Fe?1%,
Cu max. 400 ppm,
Mn?0.30%,
0.10%?Mg?0.50%,
Cr?100 ppm,
Zn?500 ppm,
Ti<0.030%,the remainder aluminium and unavoidable impurities individually at most 0.03%, in total at most 0.15%, with at least the following steps:casting of a rolling ingot from an aluminium alloy,
homogenising of the rolling ingot,
hot rolling of the rolling ingot to a hot strip thickness, and
cold rolling of the hot strip to final thickness,wherein the final thickness of the aluminium strip after cold rolling is between 0.1 mm and 0.5 mm,wherein on cold rolling, the product of the relative final thicknesses of the aluminium strip from a first and second cold rolling pass is 17% to 22%.

US Pat. No. 10,695,902

PHARMACY ORDER PROCESSING SYSTEM

Express Scripts Strategic...

26. A method of disassembling a container, the method including:scanning a holding area to determine if at least one container containing a plurality of pharmaceutical products is positioned in a holding position of the holding area of a container disassembly workstation;
capturing the at least one container with a container manipulation device;
moving the at least one container from the holding position to a cutter position proximate a cutter device with the container manipulation device;
separating a first portion of the at least one container from a second portion of the at least one container using the cutter device;
moving the first portion of the at least one container from the cutter position to an emptying position with the container manipulation device;
transferring the plurality of pharmaceutical products from the first portion of the at least one container to a pharmaceutical receptacle at the emptying position, wherein the pharmaceutical receptacle is sized to receive the plurality of pharmaceuticals; and
placing at least one of the first portion of the at least one container and the second portion of the at least one container in a container receptacle, wherein the container receptacle defines an opening sized to receive the first portion of the at least one container and the second portion of the at least one container.

US Pat. No. 10,695,668

HEADPHONE SYSTEM FOR COMPUTER GAMING

Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc...

1. A headphone system, the headphone system comprising:a first input for receiving a first audio signal;
a second input for receiving a second audio signal;
a microphone for receiving a voice signal from a user of the headphone system;
a signal processor that generates a left audio signal and a right audio signal according to the first audio signal,
wherein when the first input is operably coupled to a source of the first audio signal:
the voice signal is operably coupled to the signal processor,
one or both of the left audio signal and the right audio signal comprises a filtered portion of the first audio signal and the voice signal, and
the signal processor is operable to increase a volume of the first audio signal and the voice signal in proportion to an increase in a volume of the second audio signal, and
wherein when the first input is not operably coupled the source of the first audio signal, the voice signal is not operably coupled to the signal processor, and
wherein the second audio signal is computer-generated, and
wherein upon the increase of the volume of the first audio signal and the voice signal, the second audio signal remains audible, and
wherein the signal processor is operable to virtualize the second audio signal using a head related transfer function;
a left speaker that outputs a left speaker signal that comprises the left audio signal and the second audio signal; and
a right speaker that outputs a right speaker signal that comprises the right audio signal and the second audio signal.
US Pat. No. 10,695,321

USE OF GLYCOPYRROLATE FOR TREATING TACHYCARDIA

HEPTARES THERAPEUTICS LIM...

1. A method of treating tachycardia, in a patient having tachycardia, by reducing the patient's heart rate for a period of at least 0.75 hours, said method comprising administering to the patient, via inhalation, an effective amount of an inhalable pharmaceutical composition comprising glycopyrrolate or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,701,812

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A SWITCHGEAR CABINET

Liebherr-Components Biber...

1. A method for making a switchgear cabinet comprising at least one switchboard having a base plate, on which electrical switching elements for transmitting and/or distributing electrical energy to at least one piece of equipment are arranged and electrically interconnected,wherein the switchgear cabinet comprises a main circuit that comprises a switching device combination and receives electrical power from at least one supplier and for transmitting and/or distributing the electrical power to one or more pieces of equipment, wherein the main circuit has power-transmitting switching elements,
wherein the switchgear cabinet comprises an auxiliary circuit, wherein the auxiliary circuit comprises a switching device combination comprising switching logic for control of the main circuit,
the method for making the switchgear cabinet comprising:
3D printing with a 3D printing method by a 3D printer the base plate, at least one switching element of the auxiliary circuit, and at least one power-transmitting switching element of the main circuit,
wherein the 3D printing method comprises forming the base plate as a composite material plate composed of different materials, and embedding a current-conducting material in the form of targeted structures in a non-conductive matrix material, wherein the switching logic is integrated into the base plate, wherein the 3D printing method comprises forming the switching logic by the 3D printer while the base plate is being formed,
wherein the 3D printing method comprises forming at least one electrical connector on the at least one base plate by the 3D printer and forming at least one electrical connector on the at least one power-transmitting switching element of the main circuit by the 3D printer, and
connecting the at least one power-transmitting switching element of the main circuit with the base plate by joining the electrical connectors together.

US Pat. No. 10,701,811

SURFACE-TREATED COPPER FOIL, AND COPPER-CLAD LAMINATE AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD USING SAME

Furukawa Electric Co., Lt...

1. A surface-treated copper foil comprising a copper foil substrate, at least one surface of which has a surface treatment coat including at least a roughening-treated surface on which roughening particles are formed, whereinobservation of a cross-section of the surface-treated copper foil with a scanning electron microscope shows that
on a surface of the surface treatment coat, a standard deviation of the particle height of the roughening particles is 0.16 ?m or more and 0.30 ?m or less, and an average value of a ratio of the particle height to the particle width (particle height/particle width) of the roughening particles is 2.30 or more and 4.00 or less.

US Pat. No. 10,701,755

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS USING VIRTUALIZED BASE STATIONS NETWORK

Phazr, Inc., Allen, TX (...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:transmitting a first uplink signal by a user equipment (UE) to a first virtualized radio unit;
transmitting a second uplink signal by the UE to a second virtualized radio unit,
wherein the first and second uplink signals are processed by one or more virtual machines shared by both the first and second radio units, and
wherein a first virtual machine implements at least one of a lower physical layer (PHY-Low), an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), and a radio frequency (RF) transceiver, and
wherein a second virtual machine implements at least one of a Radio Link Control (RLC) layer, a Medium Access Control (MAC) layer, and a higher physical (PHY-high) layer
maintaining connection by the UE with the first virtual radio unit during a first time interval; and
switching connection by the UE during a second time interval from the first virtual radio unit to the second virtual radio unit.

US Pat. No. 10,701,732

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR CLEAR CHANNEL ALLOCATION

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver configured to transmit and receive a wireless signal; and
a processor configured to control an operation of the terminal,
wherein the processor is configured to:
perform a backoff procedure of a channel for data transmission,
suspend the backoff procedure when a wireless signal having a signal strength higher than a predetermined first threshold is received through the channel,
identify whether the received wireless signal is a wireless signal of the same basic service set (BSS) as a BSS with which the terminal is associated, and
determine whether to resume the backoff procedure based on a second threshold according to the identification result,
wherein when the received wireless signal is identified as not being the wireless signal of the same BSS as the BSS with which the terminal is associated, the processor determines whether to resume the backoff procedure, which is suspended based on the first threshold, using the second threshold, and
wherein the second threshold is set distinctly from the first threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,701,652

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Innovative Technology Lab...

1. A first wireless communication device comprising:a receiver to receive a synchronization signal transmitted from a synchronization source;
a processor to determine an indicator based on the received synchronization signal, and to determine a synchronization timing reference based on the indicator; and
a transmitter to transmit, based on the determined synchronization timing reference, a synchronization signal for a direct communication between the first wireless communication device and a second wireless communication device,
wherein determining, by the processor, the synchronization timing reference comprises:
based on the indicator, determining a category of the synchronization source;
prioritizing the synchronization source based on determining whether the synchronization source is a base station, a wireless communication device synchronized with a base station, or a wireless communication device having a synchronization timing reference independent from a base station;
determining whether the synchronization source is a wireless communication device located in a coverage of a base station or a wireless communication device located out of a coverage of a base station, among wireless communication devices synchronized with a base station;
prioritizing the synchronization source further based on determining whether the synchronization source is a wireless communication device located in a coverage of a base station or a wireless communication device located out of a coverage of a base station; and
determining the synchronization timing reference based on the prioritizations.

US Pat. No. 10,701,559

COMMUNICATION AND ACTION APPROVAL SYSTEM AND METHOD

1. A computer or mobile telephone based system for real-time communication authorization, the system comprising:a communication device;
an authorization device; and
a real-time access control server for accessing the Internet through an Internet gateway device different than that of the communication device or the authorization device, wherein the real-time access control server is configured to
receive a communication request from the communication device, wherein the communication request comprises a specified communication technology selected from a set of supported communication technologies,
verify a pre-approval status of the communication request,
store the communication request in an approval queue if the preapproval status is false and alert a user with an option to approve the communication request to enable real-time communication by the first communication device by executing at least one action,
issue an alert to the authorization device, and
receive one or more authorization parameters that define one or more communication protocols that are authorized for performing at least one action approved from the authorization device and a level of communication for the at least one action approved from the authorization device, wherein the one or more authorization parameters comprise an enablement flag, and further wherein the level of communication defines whether the at least one action approved from the authorization device will be one of archived and displayed on the authorization device in real time,
wherein the communication device is a computer or a mobile telephone.

US Pat. No. 10,701,520

SMART COMMISSIONING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS IN INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM

Scott Technologies, Inc.,...

1. A system for commissioning for first responders at a site of an incident, the system comprising:a data processing device configured to:
receive personnel data;
generate a unique personnel profile based on the personnel data;
communicate the unique personnel profile to a tag creation device for creation of a tag corresponding to the unique personnel profile;
receive scanning location information of the tag, the scanning location information being provided at least by the tag; and
cause display, at a monitoring display, of alert data associated with the scanning location information, the alert data being a result of applying at least one user-defined rule to the scanning location information, the at least one user-defined rule being based on the unique personnel profile.

US Pat. No. 10,701,514

DETERMINING THE DISTANCE BETWEEN DEVICES IN A WIRELESS DATA EXCHANGE PROTOCOL

1. A method of determining a distance between a first and a second device in a wireless data exchange protocol, the method comprising:sending an advertising channel Protocol Data Unit (PDU) from the first device via a first carrier signal;
receiving the advertising channel PDU at the second device and responsively demodulating the received advertising channel PDU and sending a scan request scanning PDU from the second device to the first device using the demodulated advertising channel PDU as a reference signal when generating a second carrier signal for the scan request PDU;
receiving the scan request scanning PDU at the first device and responsively demodulating the received scan request scanning PDU to obtain the PDU data
and, at one of the devices, comparing the first carrier signal and the second carrier signal by generating in-phase and quadrature DC signals to determine a phase shift between the first and second carrier signals, and
based on the comparison calculating using a processor of the device a time of flight (TOF) for at least one of the sent PDUs; and
determining the distance between the first and second devices using the calculated TOF.

US Pat. No. 10,701,423

ADVERTISEMENT SCHEDULER

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTE...

1. A method, comprising: in an advertisement management system that communicates with a plurality of advertiser order generation systems and electronically receives, via a communication network, a plurality of deals comprising advertiser orders:receiving a commercial break schedule generated from a completed assignment of one or more spots, wherein the one or more spots correspond to the plurality of deals comprising the advertiser orders to place the one or more spots into one or more commercial breaks in the commercial break schedule based on constraints and placement requirements;
determining a first liability per pending spot for one or more of the plurality of deals;
determining candidate deals with liability above a threshold value, indicating that the candidate deals are under-performing;
reshuffling the placement of the one or more spots for maximum delivery of the candidate deals in order to minimize the liability associated with the candidate deals, wherein the reshuffling is based on a forecast of an expected viewership associated with the one or more of the plurality of deals, and a pacing computation of cumulative demographics guaranteed at a particular point in time;
modifying the forecast of the expected viewership associated with the one or more of the plurality of deals based on a weighting factor, wherein the weighting factor is updatable; and
generating a finalized commercial break schedule based on the reshuffling to create a focused advertisement campaign.

US Pat. No. 10,701,397

CODING AND DECODING OF INTERLEAVED IMAGE DATA

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. An apparatus to decode an encoded video signal with at least one processor, the apparatus comprising:an input to receive the encoded video signal; and
a processor configured to decode the encoded video signal, the encoded video signal comprising samples from more than one image in a frame, the frame comprising interleaved groups of samples from a first image and a second image, wherein to decode the encoded video signal the processor is further configured to:
identify a de-interleaving format from a plurality of interleaving formats for the interleaved groups of samples, the de-interleaving format identified by a de-interleaving identifier encoded in the encoded video signal;
determine, based on the de-interleaving identifier, that the interleaved groups of samples from the first image and the second image are top-bottom interleaved;
identify at least one region of the frame for de-interleaving, the at least one region identified by a sub-sampling arrangement map identifier encoded in the encoded video signal; and
determine, based on the sub-sampling arrangement map identifier, that the first image and the second image are quincunx-sampled.

US Pat. No. 10,700,650

CONFIGURABLE WIDEBAND SPLIT LNA

pSemi Corporation, San D...

1. A Radio Frequency (RF) receiver front-end comprising:an input and a plurality of outputs;
a reconfigurable low noise amplifier (LNA) block having an input matching network, and a plurality of electronic elements each having an electronic element output;
an output matching network having a plurality of output matching elements; and
a switching network;
wherein:
each output matching element of the plurality of output matching elements is connected with a corresponding output of the plurality of outputs;
the switching network is connected to the input matching network, the LNA block and the output matching network;
during a first mode of operation:
i) in a first configuration, switches of the switching network:
enable a single electronic element of the plurality of electronic elements and a corresponding output matching element; and
disable remaining electronic elements of the plurality of electronic elements and corresponding output matching elements;
ii) the RF receiver front-end is configured to receive an input signal at the input and generate a corresponding output signal at an output of the plurality of outputs, and
during a second mode of operation:
i) in a second configuration, the switches of the plurality of switches enable two or more electronic elements of the plurality of electronic elements and corresponding output matching elements of the plurality of output matching elements; and
ii) the RF receiver front-end is configured to receive the input signal at the input and generate two or more corresponding output signals at two or more outputs of the plurality of outputs.

US Pat. No. 10,700,438

GUIDE ELEMENT FOR AN ANTENNA AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUCH GUIDE ELEMENT

KROHNE MESSTECHNIK GMBH, ...

1. A guide element for an antenna for a fill level meter, wherein the guide element as a whole has a one-piece construction formed of a single dielectric material and is used for forming, guiding and emitting electromagnetic radiation, wherein the guide element has a variation in permittivity over a spatial expansion of the guide element for specifically forming the electromagnetic radiation, variations in material density of the single dielectric material producing said variation in permittivity, wherein the material density is defined as one portion of the dielectric material per elementary cell of a given size.

US Pat. No. 10,700,388

BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND BATTERY SYSTEM USING THE SAME

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RES...

1. A battery system, comprising:a unit battery module, comprising a battery set and a unit battery management circuit, wherein the battery set is used to store an electrical energy and the unit battery management circuit calculates a battery information of the battery set according to a system current value, a system coulomb value, a cell voltage and a cell temperature of the battery set;
a current and coulomb measurement circuit, coupled to the unit battery module, wherein the current and coulomb measurement circuit generates the system current value according to a current flowing though the battery set, generates the system coulomb value by integrating the system current value, and provides the system current value and the system coulomb value to the unit battery module;
a master control circuit, coupled to the unit battery module, wherein the master control circuit receives the battery information from the unit battery module, generates a system battery information according to the battery information and provides the system battery information to an external device; and
a main current switch, controlled by the master control circuit, wherein the main current switch selectively conducts or blocks a charge and discharge path of the battery system;
wherein when the cell voltage meets a voltage warning condition or the cell temperature meets a temperature warning condition, the unit battery management circuit transmits a warning signal to the master control circuit through a communication bus, so as to open the main current switch to block the charge and discharge path by the master control circuit, and
when the system current value meets a current warning condition or the system coulomb value meets with a system coulomb warning condition, the master control circuit actively opens the main current switch to block the charge and discharge path.

US Pat. No. 10,700,377

SOLID ELECTROLYTE FOR A NEGATIVE ELECTRODE OF A SECONDARY BATTERY INCLUDING FIRST AND SECOND SOLID ELECTROLYTES WITH DIFFERENT AFFINITIES FOR METAL DEPOSITION ELECTRONCHEMICAL CELL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A solid electrolyte for a negative electrode of a secondary battery, the solid electrolyte comprising:a first solid electrolyte having a first surface; and
a second solid electrolyte on the first solid electrolyte, the second solid electrolyte having a second surface,
wherein the first solid electrolyte and the second solid electrolyte each have an ionic conductivity effective for a deposition metal,
wherein the first surface and the second surface are different in composition or composition and structure,
wherein a ratio of a length L1 of the first solid electrolyte to a length L2 of the second solid electrolyte is 0.1 to 1, and
wherein the solid electrolyte has a total length (L1+L2) if 10 to 1,000 micrometers.

US Pat. No. 10,700,362

COATINGS FOR MITIGATION OF COIN CELL INGESTION

Energizer Brands, LLC, S...

1. A coin cell, comprising:an outer surface comprising a positive contact surface and a negative contact surface; and
a coating consisting essentially of an adhesive and a pH reducing substance, wherein the coating is disposed on at least a portion of the outer surface of the coin cell, and
wherein the coating is formulated to release the pH reducing substance from the coating upon being subjected to a predetermined condition of pH and/or temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,698,558

AUTOMATIC TAGGING OF OBJECTS ON A MULTI-VIEW INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA REPRESENTATION OF A DYNAMIC ENTITY

Fyusion, Inc., San Franc...

1. A method comprising:obtaining a first multi-view interactive digital media representation of a dynamic object in motion in a background, the first multi-view interactive digital media representation being generated via stitching together two-dimensional images such that the stitched two-dimensional images are experienced as a three dimensional view without actually rendering or generating an actual three-dimensional model using polygon generation, wherein the two-dimensional images were generated using a concave capture motion relative to the dynamic object;
tagging the dynamic object in the first multi-view interactive digital media representation with a first tag, the first tag identifying the dynamic object;
generating a second multi-view interactive digital media representation of the dynamic object, the second multi-view interactive digital media representation indicating that the dynamic object has moved from a first location to a second location, wherein the second multi-view interactive digital media representation is generated in the same manner as the first multi-view interactive digital media representation; and
automatically identifying and tagging the dynamic object in the second multi-view interactive digital media representation with a second tag based at least on a captured velocity of the dynamic object as the dynamic object moved from the first location to the second location, the second tag corresponding to the first tag,
wherein generating the second multi-view interactive digital media representation of the dynamic object and automatically identifying and tagging the dynamic object in the second multi-view interactive digital media representation are performed in substantially real-time upon tagging the dynamic object.

US Pat. No. 10,697,671

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROL OF FLUID TEMPERATURE AND FLOW

Forced Physics, LLC, Irv...

1. A micro channel for cooling comprising:a specular wall portion;
an inflow opening; and
an outflow opening;
wherein the micro channel is configured to accommodate a flow of air from the inflow opening to the outflow opening in a first direction substantially perpendicular to a varying cross section of the micro channel;
wherein the inflow opening has a first cross section area and the outflow opening has a second cross section area substantially different from the first cross section area;
wherein the first cross section area has a value in a first range of about 0.01×10-12 m2 to 500×10-12 m2;
wherein the second cross section area has a value in a second range of about 0.1×10-12 m2 to 50,000×10-12 m2;
wherein the air comprises a constituent particle, the air being induced to flow through the micro channel through operation of a pressure differential between a first pressure and a second pressure, the first pressure of the gas proximal to the inflow opening being atmospheric pressure;
wherein the second pressure of the gas proximal to the outflow opening is less than the first pressure; and
wherein the specular wall portion and the constituent particle are configured such that a velocity component of the constituent particle parallel to the specular wall portion before a collision between the constituent particle and the specular wall portion has a first value and the velocity component of the constituent particle parallel to the specular wall portion after the collision between the constituent particle and the specular wall portion has a second value, and the first value is approximately equal to the second value, and further configured such that energy transfer between the specular wall portion and the constituent particle associated with the cooling of the specular wall portion occurs through an increase in a velocity component of the constituent particle perpendicular to the specular wall portion.