US Pat. No. 10,430,390

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MUTUAL DISTRIBUTED LEDGERS IN A SYSTEM OF INTERCONNECTED DEVICES

OmniMesh Technologies, In...

1. A method of managing requests on a wireless local area network, the method comprising:by a local server that is communicatively connected to a wireless local area network (WLAN), wherein the WLAN serves as a service platform and is connected to resources that comprise a plurality of types of electronic devices and the local server functions as an edge server for communications between the WLAN and a remote gateway:
receiving a service request from a first electronic device, wherein the first electronic device is a wireless electronic device that is connected to the WLAN,
parsing the service request to identify one or more service elements that are needed to fulfill the service request,
using a resource ontology to select, from the resources that are connected to the WLAN, a resource electronic device that is capable of providing at least one of the service elements,
transmitting an assignment to the resource electronic device to provide the at least one of the service elements,
generating a transaction record that includes a record of the service request,
identifying a mutual distributed ledger (MDL) ontology comprising identification information or parameters for one or more remote MDLs that correspond to the first electronic device or the resource electronic device, and
transmitting the transaction record and the MDL ontology to a gateway server; and
by the gateway server that is communicatively connected to the WLAN:
determining that the resource electronic device has provided the at least one of the service elements;
using the MDL ontology to identify a remote MDL,
using the transaction record to generate a transaction ledger for the at least one of the service elements, wherein the transaction ledger has a format that corresponds to formatting requirements of the remote MDL, and
transmitting the transaction ledger to the remote MDL.

US Pat. No. 10,430,297

DATA STORAGE DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

SK hynix Inc., Gyeonggi-...

1. A method for operating a data storage device which includes a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory blocks, the method comprising: generating a valid page count table including a number of valid pages of each of closed blocks among the plurality of memory blocks in which data are written in ail pages thereof and the number of valid pages of at least one open block among the plurality of so memory blocks in which data is written in a part of pages thereof; generating a valid page scan table including a scan pointer for scanning the number of valid pages of the open block; and backing up the valid page count table and the valid page scan table in a meta block among the plurality of memory blocks.
US Pat. No. 10,428,137

PROTEIN ASSEMBLER

ALBERT-LUDWIGS-UNIVERSITA...

1. Method for assembling multimeric protein or peptide structures, the method comprising the following steps:a) Providing or preparing a circular expression vector having a first unique restriction site for a first type II S restriction enzyme and a second unique restriction site for a second type II S restriction enzyme, the first type II S restriction enzyme suitable to generate a 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand of the vector upon cleavage with the first type II S restriction enzyme, and the second type II S restriction enzyme suitable to generate a 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand of the vector upon cleavage with the second type II S restriction enzyme, wherein the 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand and the 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand of the resulting insert and of the vector are complementary to each other; the circular expression vector also having a third unique restriction site for a third restriction enzyme, located upstream to or overlapping with the recognition sequence and/or restriction site of the first unique restriction enzyme, the third unique restriction site being different to the first and the second unique restriction site, wherein upon cleavage with the third restriction enzyme an at least 3 or 4 base pair 5?-overhang or an at least 3 or 4 base pair 3?-overhang is generated in the upper or lower strand of the vector different from the 5?-overhang generated by the first type II S restriction enzyme and the second type II S restriction enzyme;
b) Digesting the circular expression vector with the first type II S restriction enzyme and the second type II S restriction enzyme to create a 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand and a 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand of the vector, wherein the 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand and the 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand are complementary to each other and complementary to the 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand of the resulting insert and the 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand of the insert;
c) Inserting into the digested expression vector a multiple number of the same or different double stranded nucleic acid sequences encoding a protein or peptide sequence and exhibiting a complementary 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand and a complementary 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand;
d) Circular ligation of the multiple number of double stranded nucleic acid sequences into the expression vector using a ligase;
e) Optionally propagating the circular expression vector obtained according to step d);
f) Optionally sequencing the circular expression vector obtained according to step d) or e);
g) Selection of circular expression vectors obtained according to step d), e) and/or f), comprising a predetermined repeat number of double stranded nucleic acid sequences of at least 2 to 15;
h) Digesting the circular expression vector selected according to step g) with the first Type II S restriction enzyme;
i) Inserting into the digested expression vector a further double stranded nucleic acid sequence encoding a protein or peptide sequence and exhibiting a complementary 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the upper strand and a complementary 3 base pair 5?-overhang in the lower strand, wherein the further double stranded nucleic acid sequence may be identical or different to the double stranded nucleic acid sequence of step c);
j) Circular ligation of the further double stranded nucleic acid sequence of step i) into the expression vector using a ligase;
k) Repeating steps h) to j) at least once;
l) Digesting the circular expression vector with the first type II S restriction enzyme and then subsequently with a type II or type II S restriction enzyme recognizing the third unique restriction site and cutting within the first unique type II S recognition sequence, inserting an insert into said digested expression vector, wherein the insert has been prepared by digesting the circular expression vector with the third unique restriction enzyme first and then subsequently with the second unique type II S restriction enzyme and then ligating the digested expression vector and the insert;
m) Optionally expressing, isolating and/or purifying the encoded multimeric protein or peptide structure.

US Pat. No. 10,427,227

DROP ARM RESET METHOD

Robert Bosch Tool Corpora...

1. A method of resetting a drop arm assembly in a power tool assembly from a first drop arm assembly position whereat a portion of a shaping device mounted on the drop arm assembly does not extend above a workpiece support surface, comprising:removing a throat plate from a throat plate opening in the workpiece support surface;
moving at least a portion of a blade wrench downwardly through the throat plate opening;
operably coupling the blade wrench with an arbor shaft of the drop arm assembly;
releasing a first latch from engagement with a drop arm frame of the drop arm assembly after removing the throat plate;
pulling the blade wrench in an upwardly direction to a second drop arm assembly position whereat the portion of the shaping device extends above a workpiece support surface while the blade wrench is operably coupled with the arbor shaft; and
latching the drop arm assembly at the second drop arm assembly position with a second latch.

US Pat. No. 10,432,302

BIDIRECTIONAL OPTICAL FIBER AUTO-NOTIFIER TEST SYSTEM

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

14. A method, comprising:storing, in a computer-readable memory, GPS coordinates associated with a plurality of link optical fiber locations;
at an optical transceiver, coupling an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) through a fiber wavelength division multiplexer (FWDM) to counter-propagate an OTDR signal with a communication signal directed to the optical transceiver from the link optical fiber;
acquiring a link fiber signature based on portions of the OTDR signal returned from the link fiber;
comparing the acquired link fiber signature with a stored link fiber signature to locate a link fiber fault;
retrieving, from the computer-readable memory, GPS coordinates for a link fiber location closest to the link fiber fault on either side of the link fiber fault; and
classifying the fiber network fault as an internal fault or an external fault based on the GPS coordinates.

US Pat. No. 10,433,385

DIMMING SYSTEM FOR LED LAMPS

Self Electronics Co., Ltd...

1. A dimming system for LED lamps, comprising a DC/DC converter, characterized in that: the dimming system for LED lamps comprises a dimming signal input module, and a brightness value conversion module electrically connected to the dimming signal input module, a dimming signal switching threshold setting module, a first signal output module, and a second signal output module, the dimming signal input module is configured to input a dimming signal, the brightness value conversion module is configured to convert the dimming signal into a brightness value, and the dimming signal switching threshold setting module is configured to preset a size of the dimming signal switching threshold to determine which one of the first and second signal output modules to control the output of the DC/DC converter, and when the brightness value is greater than the dimming signal switching threshold, the first signal output module outputs an amplitude dimming voltage to adjust the output of the DC/DC converter and turning off the output of the second signal output module, when the brightness value is greater than or equal to the dimming signal switching threshold, the value of the amplitude dimming voltage output by the first signal output module is equal to the dimming signal switching threshold while the second signal output module outputs a PWM signal, and the PWM signal modulates the amplitude dimming voltage whose amplitude is equal to the dimming signal switching threshold and then adjusts the output of the DC/DC converter.

US Pat. No. 10,427,570

SEAT ASSEMBLY HAVING A SHELL DISPOSED ON A SEAT BACK FRAME

Lear Corporation, Southf...

1. A seat assembly comprising:a seat back that includes:
a seat back frame that has first and second side members that extend from an upper cross member to a lower cross member; and
a shell that has first and second shell side members that extend from an upper shell cross member to a lower shell cross member to define a shell opening;
wherein the seat back frame extends through the shell opening such that the upper shell cross member is disposed on a back side of the upper cross member and the lower shell cross member is disposed on a front side of the lower cross member that is disposed opposite the back side.

US Pat. No. 10,433,381

LED DRIVE CIRCUIT

CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD., ...

1. An LED drive circuit comprising:a bridge rectifier circuit;
an LED string made up by a plurality of LEDs being connected in series and supplied with a current from the bridge rectifier circuit; and
a current limiting circuit that has a current input terminal and a current output terminal connected onto a path that starts from the bridge rectifier circuit, and returns to the bridge rectifier circuit via the LED string, and a switch element having one end as the current input terminal and another end as the current output terminal, and having a control terminal, which limits a current that flows through the LED string to an upper limit current value or smaller, and further, decreases the current that flows through the LED string in accordance with an amount of rise in the voltage when the voltage at the current input terminal viewed from the current output terminal rises, by controlling a voltage applied to the control terminal of the switch element, and the upper limit current value is a current value flowing through the LED string when a threshold voltage, at which all of the LEDs of the plurality of LEDs included in the LED string turn on, is applied to the LED string.

US Pat. No. 10,433,462

DIGITAL SIGNAGE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A digital signage comprising:a housing including a closed inner space;
a cooling unit provided in a top portion of the housing, the cooling unit including at least one hole configured to suck and exhaust external air;
a display panel arranged in one surface of the housing,
a heat pipe including one end positioned in the inner space of the housing to be coupled to a back surface of the display panel and another end positioned in the cooling unit, with a liquid flowing therein to move heat; and
a driving circuit board coupled to a back surface of the heat pipe to control operating of the display panel,
wherein a horizontal cross section of the heat pipe has a rectangular shape having two long sides and two short sides, and wherein one long side of the two long sides directly contacts with the display panel, another long side of the two long sides directly contacts with the driving circuit board, and the two short sides of the heat pipe are perpendicular to the display panel.

US Pat. No. 10,433,422

HIGH-SPEED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND DIFFERENTIAL WIRING METHOD THEREOF

Guangzhou Fastprint Circu...

1. A high-speed printed circuit board, comprising a wiring layer, a dielectric layer and a shielding layer laminated sequentially,wherein the wiring layer comprises a BGA region, a non-BGA region and two differential transmission lines disposed oppositely to each other,
each of both the differential transmission lines comprises a first differential wire located in the BGA region, a second differential wire located in the non-BGA region and a first connection wire configured to connect the first differential wire and the second differential wire,
the width of the first differential wire is less than the width of the second differential wire, the distance between the two first differential wires is less than the distance between the two second differential wires, the width of the first differential wire increases gradually from the BGA region to the non-BGA region, and the distance between the two first connection wires increases gradually from the BGA region to the non-BGA region,
wherein the width of the first differential wire and the distance between the two first differential wires satisfy a formula:

wherein, Z2 is a pre-set impedance required value of the non-BGA region, w1 is the width of the first differential wire, d1 is the distance between the two first differential wires, h is the thickness of the dielectric layer, ?r is the dielectric constant of the dielectric layer and t is the cooper thickness of the wiring layer.

US Pat. No. 10,426,349

RESONANCE RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY ANALYZER INSTRUMENT FOR BIOMOLECULES IN TISSUES AND CELLS

1. An apparatus for detecting clinical in vivo and in vitro lesions comprising a fiber-optical resonant Raman (RR) imaging endoscope system using a fiber optic probe for RR for detection of lesions and lesion regions or sites of cancer by measuring RR of molecule fingerprint modes to determine the presence of lesion regions or sites in human tissue, wherein a light source used for RR is selected from a group comprising a single mode laser having a wavelength at 532 nm, a laser with wavelengths <650 nm, Argon (514 nm, 488 nm, N2 laser, He Cd, fiber lasers, semiconductor lasers, Dye, or solid state lasers (with SHG of YAG 532 nm, and Ti: Sapphire with SHG (350 nm to 550 nm) to pump tissue molecules for RR imaging point, 2D and 3D.

US Pat. No. 10,433,418

ASSEMBLY AND LIGHTING DEVICE COMPRISING THE ASSEMBLY

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., En...

1. An assembly comprising:at least one electrical device;
at least one carrier substrate arranged to support the at least one electrical device, the at least one carrier substrate comprising a metal core printed circuit board;
wherein the at least one carrier substrate is arranged with at least one tubular structure which is at least in part hollow, the tubular structure extending between a first end and a second end and having an opening at each of the ends to thereby permit passage of fluid through the at least one carrier substrate between a first side of the at least one carrier substrate and a second side of the at least one carrier substrate,
wherein the at least one tubular structure is arranged such that it has an extension so that it protrudes a predefined distance from at least one of the first side and the second side, and
wherein the at least one tubular structure is constituted by an integrally arranged portion of the at least one carrier substrate and comprises or is constituted by a deep-drawn, stamped-out or punched-through portion of the at least one carrier substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,433,364

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING THE TRANSITION OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE (WCD) FROM A CELL_FACH STATE TO A CELL_DCH STATE

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for facilitating the transition of a wireless communication device (WCD) from a CELL_FACH state to a CELL_DCH state, the method comprising:determining that the WCD should transition from the CELL_FACH to the CELL_DCH cell state; and
in response to determining that the WCD should transition from the CELL_FACH to the CELL_DCH cell state:
i) sending to the WCD a first configuration message for moving the WCD from the CELL_FACH state to the CELL_DCH state,
ii) sending to the WCD a second configuration message for forcing the WCD to obtain a common E-DCH resource or retain a previously obtained common E-DCH resource, wherein the second configuration message is a message for requesting the WCD to move a reception window, comprises a Move Receiving Window (MRW) super-field (SUFI) and/or contains outdated information about the reception window; and
iii) when the second configuration message contains outdated information, triggering a transmission of an acknowledgement (ACK), acknowledging a reception of the second configuration message and affecting the WCD to acquire a common E-DCH resource.

US Pat. No. 10,433,348

METHOD FOR RECONFIGURING DATA RADIO BEARER AND USER EQUIPMENT

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving an RRCConnectionReconfiguration message which contains an indication to reconfigure a first data radio bearer (DRB) to a second DRB and a drb-ToAddModList parameter that contains a list of DRBs needed to be added;
reconfiguring a PDCP entity in accordance with a pdcp-Config parameter, if the pdcp-Config parameter included in the drb-ToAddModList parameter, wherein the pdcp-Config parameter is used to set configurable PDCP parameters for configuring the first DRB to the second DRB; and
reconfiguring an RLC entity and/or a DTCH logical channel in accordance with an rlc-Config parameter and a logicalChannelConfig parameter, if the rlc-Config parameter and the logicalChannelConfig parameter are included in the drb-ToAddModList parameter, wherein the rlc-Config parameter is used to specify RLC configuration for configuring the first DRB to the second DRB, and the logicalChannelConfig parameter is used to configure logical channel parameters, wherein
the first DRB is a bearer whose radio protocols are located in a base station (eNB) and are not located in a WLAN to use eNB radio resources among the eNB radio resources and WLAN resources, and
the second DRB is a bearer whose radio protocols are located in both the eNB and the WLAN to use both the eNB radio resources and the WLAN resources.

US Pat. No. 10,433,328

METHOD FOR RECEIVING A SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:configuring a plurality of cells;
receiving information indicating a mapping relation between types of data and the plurality of cells;
transmitting a first data only on at least one cell which is mapped to a first type of data according to the information, when the first data belongs to the first type of data; and
transmitting a second data on any cell of the plurality of cells when the second data doesn't belong to the types of data of the information.

US Pat. No. 10,432,148

PHASE SHIFT AND ATTENUATION CIRCUITS FOR USE WITH MULTIPLE-PATH AMPLIFIERS

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

1. An adjustable power splitter circuit comprising:a radio frequency (RF) input;
first and second power outputs;
a divider circuit configured to power divide a first RF signal received at the RF input into second and third RF signals, wherein the divider circuit is further configured to produce the second and third RF signals with a predetermined phase shift between the second and third RF signals;
a first signal adjustment circuit coupled to the divider circuit to receive the second RF signal, wherein the first signal adjustment circuit comprises a first adjustable phase shifter circuit and a first attenuator circuit coupled in series, wherein the first attenuator circuit is a first variable attenuator circuit, wherein the first signal adjustment circuit receives the second RF signal from the divider circuit, the first adjustable phase shifter circuit applies a first phase shift to the second RF signal, and the first attenuator circuit applies a first attenuation to the second RF signal to produce a fourth RF signal at the first power output;
a second signal adjustment circuit coupled to the divider circuit to receive the third RF signal, wherein the second signal adjustment circuit is coupled to the divider circuit in parallel with the first signal adjustment circuit, wherein the second signal adjustment circuit comprises a second adjustable phase shifter circuit and a second attenuator circuit coupled in series, wherein the second signal adjustment circuit receives the third RF signal from the divider circuit, the second adjustable phase shifter circuit applies a second phase shift to the third RF signal, and the second attenuator circuit applies a second attenuation to the third RF signal to produce a fifth RF signal at the second power output; and
a serial data interface, wherein the adjustable power splitter circuit is configured to receive data indicating the first phase shift, the second phase shift, and the first attenuation through the serial data interface, and the adjustable power splitter circuit is further configured to control, based on the data, application of the first phase shift by the first signal adjustment circuit, application of the second phase shift by the second signal adjustment circuit, and application of the first attenuation by the first signal adjustment circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,428,960

VALVE WITH A LOAD VARYING MECHANISM, AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

APN-AFP INC., Quebec (CA...

1. A valve for channeling a fluid therethrough, the valve comprising:a static body provided with fluid passages for circulating the fluid therein at a fluid pressure, the body having a body interface with ports connected to said fluid passages;
a valve element having a valve element interface facing the body interface, said valve element interacting with the ports of the body interface, the valve element being movable between different positions so as to permit or obstruct communication between the fluid passages;
an actuating mechanism for moving the valve element between the different positions;
a spring assembly configured to bias the valve element interface against the body interface with a sealing load force; and
a load varying mechanism configured to variably load the spring assembly based on the different positions of the valve element,
the spring assembly applying a first sealing load force when the valve element is stationary and a second sealing load force when the actuating assembly moves the valve element between the different positions, the second sealing load force being smaller than the first sealing load force, while being sufficient to maintain sealing contact between the body interface and the valve element interface.

US Pat. No. 10,433,449

DOUBLE LINE REPLACEABLE MODULE LOCKING BRACKET

Hamilton Sundstrand Corpo...

1. A locking bracket system for a pair of line replaceable modules (LRMs), comprising:a locking bracket assembly including:
an expanding member configured to be actuated to expand;
an extension bracket attached to the expanding member, wherein the extension bracket extends from the expanding member in a direction opposite that the expanding member expands, wherein the extension bracket includes one or more guide post holes configured to receive a guide post; and
a guide post disposed in each guide post hole, wherein each guide post is configured to slide in a chassis guide channel defined in the chassis,
wherein each of the expanding member and the extension bracket are configured to compress against a LRM to retain the pair of LRMs to a chassis when the expanding member is in an expanded position.

US Pat. No. 10,433,304

METHOD OF DEDICATING FREQUENCY CHANNEL FOR PROBING OR FOR DATA

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for wireless communication, the method comprising:dedicating a frequency channel in a frequency band;
determining, by a station, the dedicated frequency channel by decoding, by the station, an information element within a beacon frame;
transmitting, by the station, a probe request frame in the dedicated frequency channel based on the beacon frame;
receiving, by the station, a probe response frame in the dedicated frequency channel,
wherein a separate frequency channel from the dedicated frequency channel is in the frequency band and is allocated for transmitting data frames upon receiving the probe response frame,
wherein the beacon frame in the dedicated frequency channel is transmitted more often than the beacon frame in the separate frequency channel,
wherein the dedicated frequency channel and the separate frequency channel are allocated by decoding, by the station, the information element within the beacon frame, and
wherein the information element indicates the dedicated frequency channel dedicated to the probe request frame and the probe response frame, and indicates the separate frequency channel.

US Pat. No. 10,433,470

CARRIER TAPE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING RFID TAG

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A carrier tape housing a plurality of electronic components with seal materials, the carrier tape comprising:a tape-shaped main body including a first principal surface and a second principal surface and including a plurality of housing holes penetrating from the first principal surface to the second principal surface along a longitudinal direction;
a plurality of seal materials each having an adhesive layer on one principle surface and affixed to the second principal surface of the tape-shaped main body such that the adhesive layer is exposed in at least a portion of each of the housing holes; and
a plurality of chip-shaped electronic components housed in the respective housing holes and fixed to the adhesive layers of the respective seal materials; wherein
the seal materials have rigidity higher than the tape-shaped main body.

US Pat. No. 10,433,467

THERMAL DISSIPATION SYSTEM FOR WEARABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A wearable thermal dissipation system comprising:a housing that at least partially encloses one or more electronic components that emit heat during operations;
at least one support structure that is coupled to the housing and that is configured to maintain a position of the housing with respect to a body part, wherein the at least one support structure includes a first region and a second region that is farther from the one or more electronic components than the first region; and
a thermal conduit that is positioned to absorb the heat emitted by the one or more electronic components and to transfer at least a portion of the heat through the first region to the second region, wherein one or more first properties of the first region result in the first region having a first thermal resistance from the thermal conduit to an ambient environment, and wherein one or more second properties of the second region result in the second region having a second thermal resistance from the thermal conduit to the ambient environment.

US Pat. No. 10,433,403

METHOD FOR REPORTING BRIGHTNESS-ADJUSTING DATA, LIGHTING DEVICE, AND GATEWAY

ZHEJIANG SHENGHUI LIGHTIN...

1. A method for reporting brightness-adjusting data from a lighting device that includes a control module and a communication module, comprising:receiving a brightness-adjusting command from a terminal device, the brightness-adjusting command containing brightness-adjusting data having a desired brightness value;
adjusting, through the control module of the lighting device, a brightness value to the desired brightness value according to the brightness-adjusting command;
reporting, through the communication module of the lighting device, the brightness-adjusting data and a serial number corresponding to the brightness-adjusting data to a gateway, wherein: the gateway includes a processor and a communication module, and the serial number increases in accordance with a sequence the brightness-adjusting data are reported to the gateway;
determining, through the processor of the gateway, whether the serial number is greater than a latest serial number stored in the gateway;
when the serial number is greater than the latest serial number:
reporting, through the communication module of the gateway, the brightness-adjusting data to a server;
updating, through the server, a brightness-adjusting result according to the brightness-adjusting data; and
updating, through the processor of the gateway, the latest serial number with the serial number; and
when the serial number is smaller than the latest serial number, discarding, through the processor of the gateway, the brightness-adjusting data so as to maintain previous brightness-adjusting data in the server.

US Pat. No. 10,433,388

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHT SETS

1. An apparatus comprising:a first terminal;
a second terminal;
a first light-emitting diode chip having a first polarity; and
a second light-emitting diode chip connected in series with the first light-emitting diode chip, the second light-emitting diode chip having a second polarity opposite the first polarity,
wherein the first light-emitting diode chip is configured to emit light of a first wavelength based on a power flow flowing through the first light-emitting diode chip and the second light-emitting diode chip in a first direction from the first terminal to the second terminal, and
wherein the second light-emitting diode chip is configured to emit light of a second wavelength, different from the first wavelength, based on the power flow flowing through the first light-emitting diode chip and the second light-emitting diode chip in a second direction from the second terminal to the first terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,433,469

SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE AND SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A semiconductor package comprising:a package substrate including an insulating layer and a ground layer, the ground layer longitudinally extending in the insulating layer, an end portion of the ground layer exposed by the insulating layer;
a semiconductor chip on the package substrate;
a molding layer on the package substrate and surrounding at least a side surface of the semiconductor chip; and
an electromagnetic shield layer covering the molding layer and the semiconductor chip, an end portion of the electromagnetic shield layer running in parallel with and being in contact with the end portion of the ground layer, the electromagnetic shield layer including a first lateral portion and a second lateral portion, the first lateral portion facing the side surface of the semiconductor chip, the second lateral portion at an end of the electromagnetic shield layer and horizontally spaced apart from the first lateral portion, the second lateral portion of the electromagnetic shield layer and a lateral end surface of the ground layer being on a substantially straight line and exposed to outside of the package substrate,
wherein the electromagnetic shield layer includes a conductive polymer and an adhesive polymer.

US Pat. No. 10,433,465

CHASSIS EXTERNAL WALL COOLING SYSTEM

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A liquid cooling system, comprising:a chassis wall that is provided on a chassis and that includes:
a first surface that is located adjacent at least a portion of a chassis space that is defined by the chassis;
a second surface that is located opposite the chassis wall from the first surface and that provides at least a portion of an external surface of the chassis;
a plurality of heat transfer members that extend from the chassis wall to provide at least a portion of the external surface;
a serpentine cooling channel that is routed within the chassis wall between the first surface and the second surface and configured to couple to an adjacent cooling channel of an adjacent chassis wall that extends from the chassis wall, wherein the serpentine cooling channel is configured to channel a coolant through at least a portion of the chassis wall; and
a liquid moving system that is located within the chassis wall between the first surface and the second surface, that is coupled to the serpentine cooling channel, and that is configured to move the coolant through the serpentine cooling channel.

US Pat. No. 10,433,437

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THIN HOUSING, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A mobile electronic device comprising:a housing including a first side wall, a second side wall, a third side wall and a fourth side wall, at least part of the housing being formed of a metallic material, wherein the first side wall and the second side wall are facing each other with a first specific distance in a first direction, and the third side wall and the fourth side wall are facing each other with a second specific distance in a second direction; and
a display coupled to the housing,
wherein a first recess is formed on an inner surface of the first side wall and a second recess is formed on an inner surface of the second side wall, each of the first and second recesses including a first area in which an anodizing layer is formed on the metallic material, and a second area, located adjacent to the first area, in which the metallic material is exposed,
wherein at least one of the second area of the first recess or the second area of the second recess corresponds to an area of the housing exposed to an electrical charge applied by a jig during an anodizing process, and
wherein at least one of the first recess or the second recess is configured to accept at least a portion of the jig during the anodizing process.

US Pat. No. 10,433,401

SECURITY LIGHT WITH LIFESTYLE SOLUTIONS

VAXCEL INTERNATIONAL CO.,...

1. A lifestyle security light, comprising:a light emitting unit, configured with at least one LED load comprising a plurality of LED chips;
a light diffuser, covering the light emitting unit to diffuse light generated by the light emitting unit;
a loading and power control unit, configured with a controller electrically coupled with a switching circuitry, for controlling and transmitting an electric power to the light emitting unit;
a photo sensor electrically coupled with the controller, for switching on the light emitting unit at dusk and switching off the light emitting unit at dawn;
a motion sensor electrically coupled with the controller, for detecting a motion intrusion;
a first external control device electrically coupled with the controller, for delivering at least one first external control signal;
a time setting algorithm, working in conjunction with the first external control device for determining a preset time point to switch the light emitting unit from performing a first illumination mode to performing a second illumination mode; and
a power supply unit;
wherein the switching circuitry is electrically connected between a power source and the light emitting unit, wherein the switching circuitry comprises at least one semiconductor switching device for controlling transmission of different electric powers delivered to the light emitting unit, wherein the controller outputs at least one control signal to control at least a conduction rate of the at least one semiconductor switching device to generate different illuminations for performing at least a first illumination mode and a second illumination mode according to signals received from the first external control device, the photo sensor and the motion sensor to characterize a lifestyle lighting solution;
wherein the first illumination mode is a general illumination mode with the motion sensor being temporarily deactivated and the second illumination mode is a motion sensing illumination mode with the motion sensor being activated;
wherein when the controller receives the at least one first external control signal generated by the first external control device, the controller operates the time setting algorithm to set the preset time point determined by a time length of a delay time tD selected by the first external control device and controlled by the controller to convert the light emitting unit from performing the first illumination mode to performing the second illumination mode;
wherein at dusk the light emitting unit is switched on by the photo sensor to perform the first illumination mode with a first level illumination, the first illumination mode with the first level illumination continues for the delay time tD until the light emitting unit is switched to perform the second illumination mode started with a second level illumination at the preset time point determined by a user;
wherein during the second illumination mode whenever a motion intrusion is detected by the motion sensor, the controller immediately and responsively manages to increase the electric power transmitted to the light emitting unit to generate a high level illumination for a predetermined time duration before resuming back to the second level illumination in the absence of any succeeding motion intrusion, wherein the light intensity of the high level illumination is equal to or higher than the light intensity of the first level Illumination and the light intensity of the first level illumination is equal to or higher then the light intensity of the second level illumination;
wherein at dawn the light emitting unit is switched off by the photo sensor to end the second illumination mode;
wherein the at least one LED load comprising a plurality of LED chips is designed with a combination of in series and/or in parallel connections of LED chips such that when incorporated with an adequate level setting of a DC power an electric current passing through each LED chip of the light emitting unit remains at a stable level and a voltage V across each LED chip of the light emitting unit complies with an operating constraint of Vth wherein when the at least one LED load is configured with a plurality of N number LED chips or N sets of LED chips electrically connected in series, a working voltage VN across the at least one LED load is confined in a domain between a minimum voltage equal to the sum of the threshold voltages of all LED chips or sets of LED chips electrically connected in series and a maximum voltage equal to the sum of the maximum operating voltages of all LED chips or sets of LED chips electrically connected in series, identically expressed as N×Vth

US Pat. No. 10,433,400

SYSTEM TO DETERMINE THE PLACEMENT OF SMART LIGHT EMITTERS

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A computer implemented method, comprising:determining a target lighting pattern based on an instruction for a smart lighting effect;
retrieving from a database, based on the instruction, information identifying a first plurality of smart lights to activate as part of the smart lighting effect, wherein the database comprises a plurality of geographic locations relating to a second plurality of smart lights, and wherein the first plurality of smart lights is a subset of the second plurality of smart lights;
determining a plurality of network addresses for the first plurality of smart lights, based on the retrieved information;
generating a lighting effect command relating to the first plurality of smart lights, based on the target lighting pattern and the plurality of network addresses; and
transmitting the lighting effect command to create the smart lighting effect, wherein the first plurality of smart lights is configured to be activated in a manner consistent with the smart lighting effect, based on the lighting effect command.

US Pat. No. 10,433,392

LIGHTING HAVING SPECTRAL CONTENT SYNCHRONIZED WITH VIDEO

Telelumen, LLC, Saratoga...

1. A lighting system comprising:storage containing a file representing lighting including a spectral power distribution that changes over time, the file being associated with video content;
a plurality of light sources including at least five of the light sources respectively having different emission spectra; and
a control system configured to process the file while the associated video content is being displayed, the control system adjusting intensities of light emitted from the light sources to produce the spectral power distribution with changes over time synchronized with the video content.

US Pat. No. 10,426,980

SMART SPRAY FOAM RESPIRATOR MASK

Daniel D. Dorneanu, Char...

1. A local wireless communication system comprising of:a) an electronic processor and a graphical user interface display allowing for viewing and modification of operating parameters of a fluid applicator system capable of pumping two or more fluids;
b) a software application allowing said viewing and modification to be done from inside a smart spray foam respirator mask using an internal projection display and a selector switch communicating using personal area network technology;
c) a communication gateway to interface with corresponding proportioner network protocol and/or directly to analog transducers, thermocouples, flow meters and temperature controllers;
d) an access point providing a wireless local area network connection based on IEEE 802.11 technology; and
e) an interface to an optical depth sensor located within the smart spray foam respirator mask and used to scan a three-dimensional surface to record a three-dimensional map of a sprayed polyurethane foam surface.

US Pat. No. 10,426,741

COLLAGEN AND ELASTIN STIMULATING COMPOUND AND TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SUCH COMPOUND

Joventis, S.A., Strassen...

1. A compound having a structure according to Formula (I):

US Pat. No. 10,433,466

MIXING CHAMBER FOR AIR HANDLING IN AN INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a prefabricated infrastructure module (PIM) for mixing configured to provide air handling for an information handling system in an enclosed space, the prefabricated infrastructure module (PIM) comprising:
an interior intake opening configured to receive warm air from a warm aisle of the enclosed space;
an exterior intake opening configured to receive air from an exterior environment;
a mixing aisle configured to receive air from the interior intake opening and from the exterior intake opening and further configured to allow mixing of air from the warm aisle and air from the exterior environment;
a recirculation opening coupled to the mixing aisle and configured to output mixed air from the mixing aisle for recirculation through the enclosed space to cool the information handling system; and
an exhaust opening coupled to the mixing aisle and configured to allow exhaust of air from the mixing aisle to the exterior environment,
wherein the PIM comprises multiple levels, and wherein the mixing aisle traverses substantially an entire length of the PIM multiple times while passing through the multiple levels,
wherein a first portion of the mixing aisle traverses substantially the entire length of the PIM at a first level of the multiple levels and a second portion of the mixing aisle traverses substantially the entire length of the PIM at a second lower level of the multiple levels, and wherein the first portion and the second portion of the mixing aisle are separated by a divider traversing at least a portion of the length of the PIM,
and wherein the mixing aisle is configured to channel air from the exterior intake through the first portion of the mixing aisle and the second portion of the mixing aisle, around the divider, to the recirculation opening.

US Pat. No. 10,433,446

PROTECTOR

Power Support Co., Ltd., ...

1. A protector mounted on a mobile information terminal, comprising:a sheet configured to cover a screen of the mobile information terminal; and
an engaging part formed from a periphery of the sheet and configured to couple to left or right side face of the mobile information terminal while holding the sheet on the screen,
wherein the sheet and the engaging part are integrally formed,
the engaging part is formed in an arc shape so as to couple to the left or right side face of the mobile information terminal,
the engaging part extends from a front face of the mobile information terminal to a back face of the mobile information terminal,
the engaging part is configured to extend from a lower side of the mobile information terminal to an upper side of the mobile information terminal, and
the engaging part is not provided on a lower side surface of the mobile information terminal and an upper side surface of the mobile information terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,433,379

POWER DISTRIBUTION

Greengage Lighting Limite...

1. Apparatus for providing a direct current to a load, at first and second main outputs, the apparatus comprising:a synchronous rectifier operatively connectable to a secondary winding of a transformer whose primary winding is for carrying high-frequency alternating current; the synchronous rectifier having first and second outputs;
wherein the synchronous rectifier comprises first and second switches and a control circuit comprising:
a further secondary winding of the transformer, a control port configured to control the first and second switches of the synchronous rectifier and thereby to turn the synchronous rectifier on and off, and a subcircuitry configured to provide a voltage to the control port;
wherein the first and second rectifier outputs are directly connected to the first and second main outputs respectively:
wherein the subcircuitry is connected to the first and second main outputs.

US Pat. No. 10,433,355

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING RELAY DEVICE FUNCTION BY NAN PROXY SERVER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of relaying data communication relayed by a NAN (neighbor awareness networking) proxy server in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting server capability attribute information of the NAN proxy server to a first NAN proxy client;
receiving connection capability attribute information from the first NAN proxy client;
transmitting proxy relay request attribute information to the first NAN proxy client;
receiving proxy relay response attribute information from the first NAN proxy client; and
performing scheduling on the first NAN proxy client and relaying data communication to the first NAN proxy client,
wherein the proxy relay request attribute information is transmitted when information on a direct connection failure is contained in the connection capability attribute information.

US Pat. No. 10,433,340

BASE STATION APPARATUS, MOBILE STATION APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A mobile station apparatus applied to a mobile communication system in which a plurality of cells are allocated to the mobile station apparatus, the plurality of cells grouped into a plurality of cell groups, the mobile station apparatus comprising:control circuitry configured to and/or programmed to perform both of a contention based random access procedure to a base station apparatus and a non-contention based random access procedure to the base station apparatus, wherein both of the contention based random access procedure and the non-contention based random access procedure corresponds to at least one of the cells which belongs to a first cell group of the plurality of the cell groups,
the control circuitry further configured to and/or programmed to perform a non-contention based random access procedure to the base station apparatus, wherein the non-contention based random access procedure corresponds to at least one of the cells belonging to a second cell group other than the first cell group,
the control circuitry further configured to and/or programmed to:
indicate a random access problem corresponding to the first cell group in a case where a number of transmissions of a random access preamble exceeds a maximum number of retransmissions, and
not indicate a random access problem corresponding to the second cell group in a case where the number of transmissions of a random access preamble exceeds the maximum number of retransmissions.

US Pat. No. 10,433,317

METHOD FOR ASSISTING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for assisting a device-to-device (D2D) communication performed by a D2D assisting device (DAD) in a wireless communication system supporting the D2D communication, comprising:receiving resource pool information and DAD mode configuration information for the D2D communication from a base station;
performing a D2D activity monitoring for a D2D user equipment by listening to one or more D2D communication links within the resource pool; and
based on a DAD mode determined by the DAD mode configuration information, performing a DAD operation of (i) reporting the D2D activity monitoring result to the base station or (ii) allocating a resource to the D2D user equipment based on the D2D activity monitoring result.

US Pat. No. 10,433,298

CLIENTLESS METHOD FOR CONTEXT DRIVEN WIRELESS INTERACTIONS

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method for providing services to a wireless receive/transmit unit (WRTU), the method comprising:receiving, by a service management entity (SME) located in an access point (AP), a first web request from the WRTU;
generating, by the SME, a proxy auto-configuration (PAC) file;
transmitting, by the SME, said PAC file to the WRTU, wherein the PAC file includes a uniform resource locator (URL) associated with a service delivery entity (SDE) based on rules associated with a location of the WRTU;
receiving, by the SDE, a second web request from the WRTU; and
transmitting, by the SDE, a message to the WRTU based on rules associated with a location of the WRTU.

US Pat. No. 10,433,456

MODULAR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Coriant Oy, Espoo, FL (U...

1. An electrical system comprising:modules each comprising a circuit board, one or more electrical components on the circuit board, and a cooling element in heat conductive relation with one or more of the electrical components, and
a frame structure for mechanically supporting the modules successively in a first direction so that the circuit boards of the modules are substantially coplanar and the cooling elements of the modules are substantially in a same attitude and mutually successive in the first direction,wherein each of the cooling elements comprises a heat transfer portion for transferring heat to cooling air, and the heat transfer portions are shaped so that, when the modules are mechanically supported by the frame structure so that the modules are successively in a first direction, the circuit boards of the modules are substantially coplanar, and the cooling elements of the modules are successively in the first direction, the heat transfer portions are arranged to conduct the cooling air in a second direction deviating from the first direction, and at least a part of a first flank of each of the heat transfer portions is oblique with respect to the first direction so that an acute angle between the at least part of the first flank and the second direction is smaller than an acute angle between the first and second directions.

US Pat. No. 10,433,398

DISPLAY AND A LIGHT SENSOR OPERABLE AS AN INFRARED EMITTER AND INFRARED RECEIVER

ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS, INC.,...

1. A system comprising:a dual-mode display screen comprising a plurality of display members, in a first mode of operation of the dual-mode display screen the plurality of display members transmitting visible light and forming an image on the dual-mode display screen, and in a second mode of operation of the dual-mode display screen the plurality of display members transmitting infrared (IR) light into an environment surrounding the dual-mode display screen;
a dual-mode camera comprising a plurality of imaging members, in a first mode of operation of the dual-mode camera the plurality of imaging members receiving visible light and forming an image of visible light, and in a second mode of operation of the dual-mode camera the plurality of imaging members receiving IR light and forming an image of IR light;
a controller coupled to the dual-mode display screen and the dual-mode camera synchronizing the dual-mode display screen and the dual-mode camera by sending a first instruction to the dual-mode display screen to transmit IR light, and sending a second instruction to the dual-mode camera to receive IR light; and
a filtering member comprising a plurality of spectral filters, a first spectral filter in the plurality of spectral filters allowing green light and IR light to pass through the first spectral filter, a second spectral filter in the plurality of spectral filters allowing red light and IR light to pass through the second spectral filter, and a third spectral filter in the plurality of spectral filters allowing blue light and IR light to pass through the third spectral filter at the same time.

US Pat. No. 10,433,333

METHOD FOR CONFIGURING UPLINK GRANTS OVER MULTIPLE SUBFRAMES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving an uplink grant from an eNodeB (eNB) when there is no uplink data to be generated, wherein the uplink grant is valid during a specific time duration;
transmitting data using the uplink grant when the data is generated during the specific time duration; and
discarding the uplink grant when the specific time duration is passed when the data has not been generated during the specific time duration,
wherein the uplink grant includes an indication that the uplink grant is for data which the UE expects to be generated.

US Pat. No. 10,433,464

AIR DUCT FOR COOLING A REAR-MOUNTED SWITCH IN A RACK

1. An apparatus for providing cooling air to a first air inlet of a first electronic device installed on a rack, the first air inlet being disposed on a first side of the first electronic device and the first electronic device directing a first exhaust toward a first face of the rack, the apparatus comprising:a first duct section provided with a first port and a second port, the first duct section configured to position the first port with access to the cooling air at the first face of the rack and the first duct section configured to position the second port in proximity to the first side of the first electronic device such that the first air inlet of the first electronic device has access to the cooling air from the second port;
a shield configured to conduct the cooling air from the second port to the first air inlet and including a lower shield element supporting the first side of the first electronic device from below and an upper shield element, the upper and lower shield elements receiving the first side of the first electronic device between the upper and lower shield elements; and a face plate positioned between the first electronic device and the first face, the face plate hindering the first exhaust from reaching the first face.

US Pat. No. 10,433,432

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND CORRESPONDING METHOD FOR PRODUCING A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

1. A method for producing a printed circuit board, the printed circuit board having at least one substrate layer, a metallic base layer on an upper surface and a lower surface of the at least one substrate layer, and a signal line on the upper surface and on the lower surface of the at least one substrate layer, the method comprising:boring at least one via hole through the printed circuit board having the at least one substrate layer and the metallic base layer;
depositing a first sublayer of a conductive layer on an upper surface of the metallic base layer on the upper surface of the at least one substrate layer and on a lower surface of the metallic base layer on the lower surface of the at least one substrate layer and a sleeve-sized conductive layer on a circumference of each of the at least one via hole between the upper surface and the lower surface of the metallic base layer;
removing the first sublayer of the conductive layer on the upper surface and the lower surface of the metallic base layer in all ranges which are positioned at least a specific minimum distance from each of the at least one via hole, wherein all ranges of the first sublayer of the conductive layer deposited on the upper surface and the lower surface of the metallic base layer that are located outside of a specific minimum distance from each of the at least one via hole are freed from the upper surface and the lower surface of the metallic base layer; and
removing the metallic base layer in ranges of the upper surface and the lower surface of the metallic base layer where the first sublayer of the conductive layer was removed from the upper surface and the lower surface of the metallic base layer to form signal lines or additional contact pads on the upper surface and the lower surface of the at least one substrate layer.

US Pat. No. 10,433,383

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DRIVING APPARATUS WITH SWITCH CONTROL CIRCUIT

Semisilicon Technology Co...

1. A light emitting diode driving apparatus applied to a plurality of light emitting diode units, the light emitting diode driving apparatus comprising:a control unit;
a switch control circuit electrically connected to the control unit;
a signal switch unit electrically connected to the control unit, the switch control circuit and the light emitting diode units; and
a control power unit configured to receive a direct current power to provide the control unit with a working power, the control power unit electrically connected to the control unit, the switch control circuit and the signal switch unit,
wherein the control power unit, the signal switch unit and the light emitting diode units are connected in series;
wherein the control unit is configured to control the switch control circuit to switch a turned-on status and a turned-off status of the signal switch unit to generate a lighting signal to drive the light emitting diode units; when the signal switch unit is turned on, the direct current power is through the signal switch unit to form a high level part of the lighting signal; when the signal switch unit is turned off, the direct current power is not through the signal switch unit, so that a low level part of the lighting signal is formed;
wherein the control power unit comprises:
a control-side zener diode electrically connected to the control unit, the switch control circuit and the signal switch unit; and
a control-side capacitor electrically connected to the control unit, the switch control circuit, the signal switch unit and the control-side zener diode,
wherein the control-side capacitor is connected to the control unit and the control-side zener diode in parallel; and
wherein the control-side zener diode, the signal switch unit and the light emitting diode units are connected in series; and the control-side zener diode is configured to receive and clamp the direct current power to supply power to the control unit.

US Pat. No. 10,433,370

MICRO MULTI-ARRAY HEATER AND MICRO MULTI-ARRAY SENSOR

Point Engineering Co., Lt...

1. A multi-array sensor with a multi-array heater comprising:a substrate, which is an anodic oxide film including a porous layer, obtained by anodizing a metallic base material and then removing the base material; and
heater electrodes formed on the substrate, wherein the heater electrodes include a first heater electrode having a first heat generation pattern and a second heater electrode having a second heat generation pattern, and
the first heat generation pattern and the second heat generation pattern are formed to have different heat generation amounts and different thicknesses.

US Pat. No. 10,433,455

WIRING DEVICE WITH HEAT REMOVAL SYSTEM

Leviton Manufacturing Co....

1. An in-wall electrical outlet comprising:a housing arranged and configured to be received within a single gang wall box located in a wall or ceiling, the housing including at least one of a line voltage port and a low voltage port for providing power to a removable load, the housing having an intake opening in a first surface thereof for directing cooling air into an internal portion of the housing, the housing having an exhaust opening in a second surface thereof for exhausting heated air from the internal portion of the housing,
a strap to fasten the housing to the single gang wall;
a fan disposed within the housing, the fan operable to draw the cooling air in through the intake opening and to exhaust the heated air through the exhaust opening;
a thermal load disposed within the housing, the thermal load positioned to receive the cooling air to reduce a temperature of the thermal load;
a temperature sensor for determining a sensed temperature of the internal portion of the housing;
a microcontroller logic circuit for energizing the fan based on the sensed temperature of the internal portion of the housing; and
a safety shut off to reduce or disconnect power to the low voltage port if the fan is determined to have failed;
wherein the microcontroller logic circuit energizes the fan when the sensed temperature of the internal portion of the housing is determined to exceed a first predetermined threshold; and
wherein the microcontroller logic circuit determines the fan has failed when the sensed temperature exceeds the first predetermined threshold by a predetermined value and controls the safety shut off to reduce or disconnect power to the low voltage port.

US Pat. No. 10,433,452

ELECTRICAL DEVICE, MODEL SERIES OF ELECTRICAL DEVICES, AND PRODUCTION METHOD

1. An electrical device, comprising:a circuit board including circuit traces and including two similar and/or identical contact area arrays transitioning into each other through rotation and/or displacement, a first contact area array of the contact area arrays being fitted with a first power module, a second contact area array adapted to be fitted with a second power module, each power module adapted to supply power to a respective electric motor, the circuit board including a via connected in an electrically conductive manner by way of circuit traces on the circuit board to a contact area of the second contact area array;
an additional circuit board having additional circuit traces and at least one connection device; and
a second connector piece;
wherein the second power module is mounted on the circuit board on the second contact area array, and being connected in an electrically conductive manner to the via by the circuit traces, the second connector piece being fitted on the additional circuit board and connected to the connection device in an electrically conductive manner by the additional circuit traces, the via being connected in an electrically conductive manner to the connection device by a cable.

US Pat. No. 10,433,430

MEMORY MODULE CARD STRUCTURE

1. An memory module card structure, comprising:a main board having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, the main board being divided into a mounting section and an inserting section along an inserting direction, the inserting sections of the first surface and the second surface respectively having a binding region and a soldering region, the soldering region having a plurality of solder pads, the solder pads being electrically connected the mounting section;
at least one adhesive layer being disposed on the binding region of the inserting section; and
at least one conduction skirting board being correspondingly fixed to the inserting section, each of the at least one conduction skirting board having a rigid substrate and a plurality of conductive pads, each of the conductive pads having an outer contacting part and an adapting part; the
outer contacting part being located on an outer surface of the rigid substrate, the adapting part passing through the outer surface and an inner surface of the rigid substrate, and connecting the outer contacting part;
wherein a part of the conductive pads correspondingly electrically connects the solder pads, and a part of the rigid substrate is fixedly connected to the binding region of the inserting section by the adhesive layer.

US Pat. No. 10,433,382

LOW FLICKER AC DRIVEN LED LIGHTING SYSTEM, DRIVE METHOD AND APPARATUS

LYNK LABS, INC., Elgin, ...

1. An LED lighting device comprising:a first LED circuit having at least one LED, the first LED circuit having at least a first switch connected in series with the first LED circuit;
a second LED circuit having at least one LED, the second LED circuit having at least a second switch connected in series with the second LED circuit;
a third switch configured to connect the first LED circuit in series with the second LED circuit;
a controller for dynamically controlling the first switch, the second switch and the third switch to connect the first LED circuit and the second LED circuit in series or parallel configurations in response to an input to the controller; and
a dimmer control, wherein the dimmer control regulates voltage and current provided to each LED circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,433,376

CALIBRATION OF AN RF PROCESSING SYSTEM

GOJI LIMITED, Hamilton (...

1. An apparatus for processing an object in an energy application zone by radio frequency (RF) radiation emitted by one or more radiating elements configured to emit the RF radiation in response to RF energy applied thereto, the apparatus comprising:an RF energy supply component configured to supply RF energy to the one or more radiating elements;
an RF energy measuring device configured to detect, measure, or sense RF energy received by the one or more radiating elements from the energy application zone and produce measured response values;
a memory storing a set of coefficients associated with the RF energy supply component, said set of coefficients being utilized to transform the measured response values; and
a processor configured to receive feedback from the RF energy measuring device in response to emission of RF radiation by the one or more radiating elements and control application of RF energy to the one or more radiating elements based on the feedback and the set of coefficients.

US Pat. No. 10,433,337

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing, by a station (STA) apparatus, uplink (UL) multi-user (MU) transmission in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a trigger frame comprising information for the UL MU transmission and an indicator indicating whether or not to execute carrier sensing,
wherein the method further comprises:
if the indicator indicates executing the carrier sensing, executing the carrier sensing on a specific channel, considering a result of the carrier sensing, and transmitting a UL MU frame in response to the trigger frame; and
if the indicator indicates not executing the carrier sensing, transmitting the UL MU frame in response to the trigger frame without the carrier sensing,
wherein considering the result of the carrier sensing comprises:
if the specific channel is considered idle as a result of considering both a channel clear assessment (CCA) and a network allocation vector (NAV), transmitting the UL MU frame through the specific channel; and
if the specific channel is considered busy as the result of considering both the CCA and the NAV, not transmitting the UL MU frame through the specific channel,
wherein the NAV indicates idle when a NAV count value is nonzero and a non-bandwidth signaling transmitter address (TA) field is same as an address of a transmission opportunity (TXOP) holder, and
wherein the CCA indicates busy when a detected energy level through energy detection exceeds a threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,431,424

PARASITIC CAPACITANCE COMPENSATION CIRCUIT

RENO TECHNOLOGIES INC.

7. A semiconductor processing tool comprising:a plasma chamber configured to deposit a material onto a substrate or etch a material from the substrate; and
an impedance matching circuit operably coupled to the plasma chamber, matching circuit comprising:
an RF input configured to be operably coupled to an RF source;
an RF output operably coupled to the plasma chamber; and
an electronically variable capacitor (EVC), the EVC comprising discrete capacitors, each discrete capacitor having a corresponding switch for switching in and out the discrete capacitor, each corresponding switch comprising a parasitic capacitance compensation circuit comprising:
a first inductor operably coupled between a first terminal and a second terminal of the corresponding switch, the first inductor causing a first inductance between the first and second terminals, the first and second terminals configured to be operably coupled, respectively, to first and second terminals of the switch; and
a second inductor operably coupled between the first and second terminals and parallel to the first inductor, the second inductor causing a second inductance between the first and second terminals of the switch when the second inductor is switched in, the second inductor being switched in when a peak voltage on the first and second terminals falls below a first voltage;
wherein the first inductance tunes out substantially all of a parasitic capacitance of the switch when the switch is OFF and the peak voltage is above the first voltage; and
wherein the first and second inductances collectively tune out substantially all of the parasitic capacitance of the switch when the switch is OFF and the peak voltage is below the first voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,433,450

MOUNTING AND FASTENING MECHANISM

Gables Engineering, Inc.,...

1. A mounting mechanism for securing a panel to an equipment rail, the mounting mechanism comprising:a bezel assembly and a mounting plate assembly, wherein the bezel assembly includes a bezel frame, a bezel internal metal plate and a pair of latch handles connected to the bezel frame by latch handle fasteners at a set of pivot points;
wherein the mounting plate assembly includes a mounting plate, a set of spring sheets that are secured to the mounting plate by a plurality of screws; and
a plurality of custom quarter-turn fasteners adapted to secure the mounting plate assembly to the equipment rail.

US Pat. No. 10,433,448

ARRANGEMENT FOR OSCILLATION DAMPENING

Vacon Oy, Vaasa (FI)

1. A power electronics device, such as a frequency converter, comprising power units (REC1, INU1, INU2, CDC1), a metal frame and a DC bus arrangement in which the power units are connected, wherein the power units are assembled inside the metal frame, and wherein the shape of the metal frame is elongated with rectangular cross-sectional shape, consisting of a bottom part and from that essentially vertical oriented side wall parts, wherein the DC bus arrangement is arranged on top of the bottom part of the metal frame and separated by an insulator layer (Si) from the metal frame, and the DC bus arrangement comprises a first DC bus current conductor (DC+) and a second DC bus current conductor (DC?) which are arranged side by side and apart from each other, wherein the DC bus current conductors (DC+, DC?) have a flat shape in such a way that their thickness dimension is essentially shorter than their width dimension;and wherein the first DC bus current conductor (DC+) and the second DC bus current conductor (DC?) are only separated from the bottom part of the metal frame by a thickness of the insulator layer (Si).

US Pat. No. 10,433,447

INTERCONNECT STRUCTURE FOR COUPLING AN ELECTRONIC UNIT AND AN OPTICAL UNIT, AND OPTOELECTRONIC MODULE

Finisar Corporation, Sun...

1. An optoelectronic module, comprising:a driver circuit configured to output and/or receive an electrical signal;
a laser configured to convert the electrical signal into an optical signal;
an interconnect structure connecting the driver circuit and the laser, the interconnect structure comprising an electrically conductive substrate and a pair of transmission leads connecting the driver circuit and the laser and having a signal lead and a ground lead having lower impedance than the signal lead; and
a ground plane layer underlying the ground lead, wherein the ground lead is electrically coupled to the ground plane layer;
wherein an impedance of the signal lead is defined by its width and a distance to the ground plane layer, and the ground lead has a width that is larger than a width of the signal lead.

US Pat. No. 10,433,445

DISPLAY DEVICE

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

1. A display device, comprising:a middle cabinet comprising:
a first support portion surrounding one edge of a display panel; and
a second support portion extending inward from an inner surface of the first support portion, a rear surface of the display panel being seated on a front surface of the second support portion;
a back cover on a rear surface of the second support portion;
a cabinet cover supported on the inner surface or an outer surface of the first support portion, the cabinet cover being configured to slide in a direction of a front surface of the display panel or in an opposite direction to be in close contact with a wall; and
an elastic member between and directly contacting the back cover and the cabinet cover to directly elastically support the cabinet cover via holding portions on the back cover and the cabinet cover.

US Pat. No. 10,433,399

CROWD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A crowd management system for influencing a crowd of people to distribute itself between a first region and a second region, comprising:at least one presence sensor configured to sense occupancy information from the first region and the second region; and
a controller configured to receive said occupancy information from the at least one presence sensor; and
at least one environmental control element configured to control an environmental effect in both the first region and the second region;
wherein said controller is configured to compare the occupancy information relating to the first region and the second region and based thereon to control the environmental effect in both the first region and the second region via the at least one environmental control element, such that the environmental effect in one of the first region or the second region is relatively more attractive or repellent than the other, in order to thereby influence at least a portion of the crowd to distribute or redistribute itself between the first region and the second region.

US Pat. No. 10,433,336

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

NEWRACOM, INC., Lake For...

1. A communication method performed in a communication station, comprising:transmitting, by the communication station to an access point (AP), a request frame requesting the access point to schedule one or more durations, wherein a first group of one or more stations is allowed to participate in a communication between non-AP stations during the one or more durations, and a second group of one or more stations is prohibited from transmitting any frames during the one or more durations; and
receiving, by the communication station from the access point, a response frame of the request frame,
wherein the communication station is not an access point, and
wherein the request frame includes information on a start time of an earliest duration of the one or more durations, and information on a time length of the one or more durations.

US Pat. No. 10,433,301

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING TIMING ADVANCE FOR UPLINK TRANSMISSION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a User Equipment (UE), comprising:maintaining a first timing advance value for uplink transmissions;
receiving a signaling, via a downlink control channel, to schedule a first uplink transmission in a cell, wherein the signaling includes a first information to assist the UE to determine a specific timing advance value for the first uplink transmission, and the first information indicates an index value used to control an offset value to be applied to the first timing advance value;
determining, by the UE, the specific timing advance value based on the first information and the first timing advance value; and
performing the first uplink transmission in the cell at transmission timing determined at least based on the specific timing advance value.

US Pat. No. 10,433,404

SECURE NETWORK COMMISSIONING FOR LIGHTING SYSTEMS

ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING INC., ...

1. A commissioning device for commissioning a network-capable infrastructure device (2) having a first communication unit and a second communication unit that is physically separate from the first communication unit, the second communication unit communicating wirelessly by visual light communication or acoustic communication, the commissioning device including:a commissioning communication unit (6) configured to communicate with a second communication unit (4) of the infrastructure device (2) by at least one of visual light communication and acoustic communication,
a display unit (7) configured to display an icon representing the infrastructure device (2), and
an input unit (8) configured to accept an input operation to select the displayed infrastructure device (2), and
wherein the commissioning device is configured to transmit a command to the selected infrastructure device (2) through the second communication unit upon accepting the input operation, and the command makes the selected infrastructure device (2) emit a visual or acoustical signal that identifies itself, and
wherein the commissioning device is further configured to transmit a key information to the infrastructure device (2) through the second communication unit upon the input unit (8) receiving a second input operation in the form of a commissioning request for the identified infrastructure device through the input unit.

US Pat. No. 10,433,391

LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM AND LIGHTING CONTROL METHOD

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A lighting control system, comprising:a storage which stores a plurality of parameters;
a light emitter which emits light in a predetermined mode according to the plurality of parameters;
a controller which selects two or more parameters from among the plurality of parameters stored in the storage to generate a group of parameters including the two or more parameters selected; and
an obtainer which obtains an instruction from a user, wherein:
the light emitter emits light at a predetermined time in a mode according to the group of parameters generated by the controller,
when the obtainer obtains a degree of comfort selected from among feeling options each indicating a feeling of the user, the controller generates a new group of parameters by changing, according to the degree of comfort, one or more parameters among the two or more parameters included in the group of parameters,
the feeling options include a first option indicating a positive feeling and a second option indicating a negative feeling, and
the number of parameters changed by the controller in generating the new group of parameters is smaller when the user selects the first option than when the user selects the second option.

US Pat. No. 10,433,375

INDUCTION HOB AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN INDUCTION HOB

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

1. An induction hob comprising:a hob plate;
a plurality of induction heating coils arranged under said hob plate; and
a plurality of sensor coils arranged under said hob plate, said plurality of sensor coils being wound with turns running in a single and common plane, said single and common plane being above a location of said plurality of induction heating coils,
wherein:
said induction heating coils are embodied to be rectangular or approximately rectangular;
at least two of said induction heating coils are arranged one behind the other and at least three of said induction heating coils are arranged one next to the other;
two adjacent of said induction heating coils form an adjacent region with one another, wherein said two induction heating coils lie with sides adjacent to each other in said adjacent region;
at least one sensor coil is arranged in each said adjacent region; and
precisely one single of said sensor coils is provided in a spacing direction from one of said induction heating coils to adjacent one of said induction heating coils.

US Pat. No. 10,433,356

DEVICE TO DEVICE-BASED COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TERMINAL

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A Device to Device (D2D)-based communication method, comprising:receiving, by a first terminal, a discovery signal of a second terminal, wherein the discovery signal comprises indication information,
wherein the indication information comprises at least one of: information indicating whether the second terminal allows another terminal to access a base station through the second terminal, information indicating a type of a service for which the second terminal allows other terminals to access the base station through the second terminal or information indicating an access probability of a service;
determining, by the first terminal, a state of the second terminal according to the indication information;
determining, by the first terminal, whether the first terminal is allowed to access the base station through the second terminal according to the state of the second terminal; and
when the first terminal determines that the first terminal is allowed to access the base station through the second terminal, performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal to access the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,433,468

HIGHLY RFI SHIELDED MODULAR ELECTRONICS PACKAGING SYSTEM

Associated Universities, ...

1. A Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) shielded electronics enclosure, comprising:at least one hollowed-out body having an inner lip and an outer lip, wherein the inner lip extends further than the outer lip;
at least one hollowed-out cover, wherein the at least one hollowed-out cover is adapted to cover the inner lip and abut the outer lip of the at least one hollowed-out body to prevent RFI leakage;
a plurality of fastening devices adapted to secure the at least one hollowed-out cover to the at least one hollowed-out body; and
a plurality of gaskets positioned between the at least one hollowed-out cover and the at least one hollowed-out body, wherein a first gasket of the plurality of gaskets is positioned adjacent to the inner lip and a second gasket of the plurality of gaskets is positioned adjacent to the outer lip of each of the at least one hollowed-out body.

US Pat. No. 10,433,458

CONDUCTING PLASTIC COLD PLATES

HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRIS...

1. A cold plate, comprising:a thermally conductive plastic forming a coolant channel that includes a heat spreader formed into the thermally conductive plastic;
an exterior surface of the thermally conductive plastic with a coupling location to couple a flat heat pipe to the exterior surface of the thermally conductive plastic; and
a plurality of fins extending from the heat spreader into the coolant channel.

US Pat. No. 10,433,442

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COUPLING SECTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A housing for an electronic device comprising:a first member comprising a first conductive material and defining:
a curved first portion of a sidewall of the housing; and
a coupling feature positioned within the curved first portion of the sidewall;
a second member, separate and distinct from the first member, comprising a second conductive material and defining a second portion of the sidewall; and
an intermediate member comprising an electrically-insulating material that fills a gap defined between the first member and the second member, the intermediate member electrically isolating and structurally coupling the first member and the second member.

US Pat. No. 10,433,426

CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A circuit board, comprising:a substrate;
a first dielectric layer disposed on the substrate;
an adhesive layer bonded to the first dielectric layer and having a top surface opposite to the substrate;
a second dielectric layer disposed on the adhesive layer and having at least one first through hole;
a first conductive line located in the first through hole of the second dielectric layer, wherein a lowermost surface of the first conductive line is in contact with the top surface of the adhesive layer and the first conductive line is above an entirety of the adhesive layer; and
a plurality of second conductive lines penetrating through the adhesive layer and the second dielectric layer and being in contact with the first dielectric layer, wherein the first conductive line is located between adjacent two of the second conductive lines.

US Pat. No. 10,433,377

CONTROL CIRCUIT FOR MODULATING AN ANALOG DIMMING COMMAND SIGNAL

IDEAL INDUSTRIES LIGHTING...

1. An LED lighting device, comprising:at least one LED selectively energizable to develop light; and
a control circuit coupled to the at least one LED and configured to develop a command signal comprising first and second command signal components for controlling the at least one LED to cause the at least one LED to develop light comprising a desired brightness in response to the first command signal component and a further desired parameter magnitude other than desired brightness in response to the second command signal component;
wherein the first signal component comprises an IEC 0-10 volt analog lighting control;
wherein the second command signal component comprises digital data and is impressed upon the first command signal component.

US Pat. No. 10,433,366

MEASUREMENT DEVICE AND MEASUREMENT METHOD

ANRITSU CORPORATION, Kan...

1. A measurement device comprising:frame reception circuit configured to receive a frame transmitted from a device under measurement, wherein the device under measurement transmits a frame generated using a predetermined modulation scheme and a predetermined coding rate to a transmission destination, and when the device under measurement does not receive a notification signal indicating that the frame has been received by the transmission destination, the device under measurement retransmits a frame in which at least one of the modulation scheme and the coding rate has been changed so that a probability of delivery to the transmission destination is increased;
determination circuit configured to determine whether or not the modulation scheme and the coding rate of the frame received by the frame reception circuit satisfy a predetermined condition;
notification signal processing circuit configured to transmit the notification signal to the device under measurement when the determination circuit determines that the predetermined condition is satisfied and not transmitting the notification signal when the determination circuit determines that the predetermined condition is not satisfied; and
measurement circuit configured to measure data included in the frame transmitted from the device under measurement with the modulation scheme and the coding rate, the frame being determined to satisfy the predetermined condition.

US Pat. No. 10,433,346

NOTICE OF ABSENCE SUPPORT FOR COEXISTENCE

Cypress Semiconductor Cor...

1. A method, comprising:receiving an absence schedule indicating a plurality of absence periods during which a group owner device in a wireless network will be unavailable for receiving transmissions in a frequency band;
storing the absence schedule in a memory;
controlling a primary radio transceiver of a wireless device based on the absence schedule;
receiving a first request from a secondary radio transceiver of the wireless device to transmit a first wireless message in the frequency band;
modifying the absence schedule in response to failing an attempt to align communications from the secondary radio transceiver with the absence schedule; and
granting the first request in response to determining based on the modified absence schedule that a transmission time of the first wireless message is within one of the plurality of absence periods.

US Pat. No. 10,433,329

METHODS FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING FEEDBACK INFORMATION, USER EQUIPMENT, AND ACCESS NETWORK DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for sending feedback information, comprising:receiving, by user equipment (UE) in a downlink subframe in a preconfigured downlink subframe set, downlink data that is sent by an access network device by using a downlink shared channel, and a downlink assignment index (DAI) index indicator and a DAI total quantity indicator that are sent by the access network device by using a downlink control channel;
determining, by the UE, an uplink subframe for sending feedback information corresponding to the downlink shared channel, wherein the preconfigured downlink subframe set is a set that is associated with the uplink subframe and that consists of all downlink subframes of carriers preconfigured for the UE;
determining, by the UE, a codebook of the feedback information according to the DAI index indicator and the DAI total quantity indicator, wherein the codebook corresponds to all downlink subframes in a real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset, the real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset is a set that consists of downlink subframes actually scheduled by the access network device, and the real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset is a subset of the preconfigured downlink subframe set;
performing, by the UE, channel coding on the feedback information according to the codebook; and
sending, by the UE in the uplink subframe, the channel coded feedback information to the access network device;
wherein the value of a DAI index indicator corresponding to each downlink subframe in the real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset is: a count value obtained by performing an accumulative count on the subframes in the real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset in a preset order; and in the real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset, the value of a DAI total quantity indicator of each downlink subframe in a first order combination corresponding to a current subframe sequence number is: a sum of a current quantity and a historical quantity, wherein the current quantity is a total quantity of downlink shared channels scheduled in the downlink subframes in the first order combination corresponding to the current subframe sequence number, and the historical quantity is a total quantity of downlink shared channels scheduled in each downlink subframe in the first order combinations corresponding to subframe sequence numbers of all downlink subframes before a subframe moment of the current subframe sequence number in the real-time scheduling downlink subframe subset.

US Pat. No. 10,433,411

PLASMA GENERATING APPARATUS, THERAPEUTIC METHOD, AND METHOD FOR ACTIVATING CELL OR LIVING TISSUE

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD...

1. A plasma generating apparatus comprising:a plasma generating unit comprising a tubular dielectric to which an atmospheric pressure plasma generation gas is introduced, an inner electrode extending in a hollow portion of the tubular dielectric in axial direction of the tubular dielectric and having a coil shape or an irregular surface, and an outer electrode provided outside of the tubular dielectric, the inner electrode and the outer electrode being positioned opposite to each other through the tubular dielectric; and
a discharge port for discharging an active gas containing active species generated by the atmospheric pressure plasma generated in the plasma generating unit.

US Pat. No. 10,433,409

MEMBER FOR REDUCING CHARGE FOR TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED WITH THE SAME BACK GROUND

LANDMASTER CO., LTD., Yo...

1. A member for reducing charge for transportation, comprising:a metal layer containing a metal with a redox potential of 0 V or less or an alloy of a metal with a redox potential of 0 V or less; and
a radiation generating layer containing a mixture of a natural ore containing a radioactive substance with a radiolucent resin,
the metal layer and the radiation generating layer being laminated, wherein
the dose of radiation generated from the radiation generating layer is from 0.02 ?Sv/h or more to 0.2 ?Sv/h or less.

US Pat. No. 10,433,395

DEVICE FOR DRIVING THE ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY OF LIGHT SOURCES OF AN AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE

VALEO VISION, Bobigny (F...

1. A device for providing electrical power to at least one electronic circuit branch comprising at least one light source of an automotive vehicle, the device comprising:a converter circuit configured to convert a constant direct current (DC) input voltage VIN into a load voltage, which is applied to said at least one circuit branch;
control means configured to generate a periodic signal S having a frequency f and to provide the periodic signal S to the converter circuit;
detecting means connected to the input voltage VIN in parallel with the converter circuit and configured to detect a disruption in the input voltage VIN, and to determine a frequency fp of the disruption; and
adapting means configured to modify the frequency f of said periodic signal S according to the determined frequency fp of the disruption.

US Pat. No. 10,433,354

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. A method comprising:establishing, by a first mobile terminal, a first connection from the first mobile terminal via a wireless communication network to a server, to access a resource; and
initiating, by the first mobile terminal, a transfer of resource related information relating to the resource to a second mobile terminal over a direct wireless communication between the first mobile terminal and the second mobile terminal without passing via an intermediate terminal or server, wherein the resource related information facilitates access to the resource.

US Pat. No. 10,433,315

CHANNEL RANK UPDATES IN MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus comprising:channel feedback report circuitry configured to generate a first set of measured channel feedback information (CFI), including a first measured rank, and a second set of measured CFI, including a second measured rank, wherein the second measured rank corresponds to a different feedback type than the first measured rank;
processing logic configured to, in response to determining that the first measured rank and second measured rank are different, select one of the first measured rank or the second measured rank based on respective values of the first and second measured ranks; and
transmission circuitry configured to transmit a periodic CFI report that is generated based on the selected measured rank on a first communication channel, and to transmit an aperiodic CFI report that is generated based on the selected measured rank on a second, different communication channel.

US Pat. No. 10,433,454

PRESSURIZED UNDER-FLOOR WORK ENVIRONMENT

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

15. A prefabricated modular barrier assembly for forming a work area in an under-floor space of a datacenter, the under-floor space being disposed between a floor surface and a raised floor and used as a plenum to supply cooling air to datacenter components located above the raised floor, the work area being configured to inhibit a first airflow from the work area to the datacenter components, the barrier assembly comprising:one or more prefabricated airtight sections that can be passed through a rectangular opening approximately 2 feet by 2 feet, each of the one or more prefabricated airtight sections including:
one or more coupling features configured to enable joining of the one or more prefabricated airtight sections into an erected configuration that surrounds the work area portion and inhibits a second airflow from the work area portion into the remaining portion of the under-floor space;
a deformable lower edge seal member configured to interface with the floor surface to inhibit the second airflow from the work area portion into the remaining portion of the under-floor space; and
a deformable upper edge seal member configured to interface with the raised floor to inhibit the second airflow from the work area portion into the remaining portion of the under-floor space,
wherein the one or more prefabricated airtight sections comprise a plurality of inflatable column segments that, when inflated, separate the lower and upper edge seal members so as to hold the lower edge seal member in contact with the floor surface and hold the upper edge seal member in contact with the raised floor.

US Pat. No. 10,433,405

REMOTE LIGHT CONTROL, CONFIGURATION, AND MONITORING

MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL C...

1. A system of light devices comprising:a first light device including
a first housing,
a first light supported by the first housing,
a first transceiver supported by the first housing, and
a first electronic processor coupled to the first light and the first transceiver,
the first electronic processor configured to
control operation of the first light,
transmit, via the first transceiver, a command to a second light device; and
the second light device including
a second housing,
a second light supported by the second housing,
a second transceiver supported by the second housing, and
a second electronic processor coupled to the second light and the second transceiver, and configured to
receive, via the second transceiver, the command from the first light device, and
change an operational parameter of the second light in response to the command from the first light device;
wherein the first electronic processor is configured to detect an interruption in alternating current power received by the first light device, and transmit, via the first transceiver, an alert signal to an external device indicating alternating current power was lost.

US Pat. No. 10,433,384

LED DRIVER WITH SILICON CONTROLLED DIMMER, APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Silergy Semiconductor Tec...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a) a bleeder circuit coupled between a DC bus of a light-emitting diode (LED) driver having a silicon-controlled dimmer, and an LED driving sub-circuit having an LED load and a first transistor coupled in series;
b) a controller configured to control, when said silicon-controlled dimmer is off, said bleeder circuit to control a voltage of said DC bus that is generated across two output terminals of a rectifier bridge, wherein said rectifier bridge is coupled to said silicon-controlled dimmer, and said DC bus voltage is configured to provide a load driving voltage to said LED load; and
c) said bleeder circuit being configured to control said DC bus voltage to be approximate to a predetermined load driving voltage that is said load driving voltage when said silicon-controlled dimmer conducts at a maximum conduction angle.

US Pat. No. 10,433,378

POWER CONVERTER CONTROL USING CALCULATED AVERAGE CURRENT

Infineon Technologies AG,...

1. A controller circuit for a buck converter configured to supply a set of light emitting diodes (LEDs), the controller circuit being configured to:drive a switching element to establish a channel that electrically couples a source to an inductive element of the buck converter during an on state for a current switching period;
in response to driving the switching element to establish the channel, generate a minimum current sample corresponding to measured current at the switching element;
in response to current at the switching element exceeding a target peak current threshold of a set of control parameters for the buck converter:
drive the switching element to refrain from establishing the channel that electrically couples the source to the inductive element during an off state for the current switching period;
generate a peak current sample corresponding to measured current at the switching element;
calculate a mean current using the minimum current sample and the peak current sample; and
modify the set of control parameters for the buck converter using the mean current; and
in response to the switching element satisfying an off time of the set of control parameters during the off state for the current switching period, drive the switching element to establish the channel that electrically couples the source to the inductive element during an on state for a subsequent switching period.

US Pat. No. 10,433,363

DYNAMICALLY INITIATING CHANGES TO A CONNECTIVITY CONFIGURATION BY A USER DEVICE

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. A user device comprising:one or more processors; and
computer-readable storage devices comprising processor-executable instructions which, responsive to execution by the one or more processors, enable the user device to perform operations comprising:
determining a current connectivity configuration associated with the user device and a wireless networking device;
analyzing one or more metrics associated with the user device;
determining, based, at least in part, on said analyzing the one or more metrics, whether to change the current connectivity configuration of the user device; and
responsive to an additional user device that has a beam-formed signal connection with the wireless networking device being disconnected from the wireless networking device and determining to change the current connectivity configuration, reconfiguring, with the user device, the current connectivity configuration by changing a connection type associated with the user device and the wireless networking device to include the beam-formed signal connection.

US Pat. No. 10,433,362

COMPUTER SYSTEM TO CONTINUOUSLY MAINTAIN A USER SESSION WHEN A DISPLAY DEVICE IS MECHANICALLY CONNECTED AND DISCONNECTED

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. A computing system comprising:a base processing device that executes a first operating system to generate application content for an application associated with a user session;
a display device that executes a second operating system, the display device including a screen;
wherein the base processing device displays the application content on the screen through a mechanical data connection when the base processing device and the display device are mechanically connected; and
wherein the base processing device communicates the application content, using a remote desktop operation over a wireless data connection, to the second operating system to be displayed on the screen when the base processing device and the display device are mechanically disconnected.

US Pat. No. 10,433,345

NAV SETTING METHOD CONSIDERING BSS COLOR INACTIVATION IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for an AP (access point) controlling a NAV (network allocation vector) setting of an STA (station) in a WLAN (wireless local area network) system, the method comprising:detecting a BSS (basic service set) color overlap with an OBSS (overlapping basic service set);
transmitting, to the STA, a first frame containing BSS color disabled information set to a first value indicating disablement of a use of the BSS color; and
transmitting, to the STA, a second frame containing a TXOP_DURATION field set to a specific value other than normal duration values in response to the AP setting the BSS color disabled information to the first value.

US Pat. No. 10,433,344

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING MMWAVE BAND

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of performing a random access by a user equipment in a wireless communication system using a mmWave band, the method comprising:obtaining information on a sequence set and a phase pattern vector set to use for a random access procedure;
selecting a phase pattern vector corresponding to a repetitive transmission count of a random access channel (RACH) signal among a plurality of phase pattern vectors included in the phase pattern vector set;
transmitting the RACH signal generated using a sequence selected among a plurality of sequences included in the sequence set and the selected phase pattern vector to a base station for time intervals amounting to the repetitive transmission count; and
receiving a RACH response signal indicating an estimated sequence and an estimated phase pattern vector from the base station,
wherein the RACH signal is generated by multiplying elements configuring the selected phase pattern vector by the selected sequence in each of the time intervals amounting to the repetitive transmission count.

US Pat. No. 10,433,335

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BEAM-BASED PHYSICAL RANDOM-ACCESS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a wireless device for performing random access to a network node, the method comprising:receiving a set of downlink beam-specific reference signals (BRSs) from the network node, each downlink BRS being unique per beam and known from standard specification;
determining a preferred downlink beam-specific reference signal (BRS) from the set of downlink BRSs based on a received signal power for each downlink BRS in the set of downlink BRSs;
selecting, based on the preferred downlink BRS, a random-access resource to be used for transmitting a random-access attempt to the network node, the random-access resource selected according to one or more pre-defined association rules defining, for each downlink BRS in the set of downlink BRSs, an association between a random-access resource and the each downlink BRS; and
transmitting a random-access attempt on a Random Access Channel (RACH) to the network node using the selected random-access resource; and
receiving a random-access response message on RACH in a downlink beam that is preferred by the wireless device and that is indicated by the selected random-access resource.

US Pat. No. 10,433,332

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK IN UNLICENSED BAND AND DEVICE USING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink transport block in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device from a base station, an uplink grant scheduling at least one first subframe and at least one second subframe for transmitting an uplink transport block,
wherein the uplink grant scheduling includes scheduling a transmission of the uplink transport block during the at least one first subframe and the at least one second subframe;
performing, by the wireless device, a clear channel assessment (CCA) within a transmission window in an unlicensed band to determine whether a channel is idle or busy during the transmission window;
when the CCA determines that the channel is busy during the transmission window, dropping the scheduled transmission of the uplink transport block in the at least one first subframe and the at least one second subframe; and
when the CCA determines that the channel is idle, performing the scheduled transmission, by the wireless device, of the uplink transport block to the base station in the at least one first subframe within the transmission window in the unlicensed band,
wherein the performing the scheduled transmission includes:
determining whether the at least one first subframe and the at least second subframe are within a transmission window, and
suspending the scheduled transmission of the uplink transport block in the at least one second subframe when the at least one second subframe is beyond the transmission window.

US Pat. No. 10,433,306

METHOD FOR CONFIGURING FRAME INCLUDING SIGNAL FIELD INCLUDING CONTROL INFORMATION FOR DATA FIELD IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:configuring, by an access point (AP), the PPDU to be transmitted based on a transmission band including first to eighth frequency bands each being contiguous with one another,
wherein the second frequency band is nulled,
wherein the PPDU includes a first signal field to be transmitted on the first frequency band,
wherein the first signal field includes resource unit (RU) information and station (STA) identification information used for data fields included in the first, third, fifth, seventh, fourth, sixth and eighth frequency bands,
wherein the first signal field is duplicated in the third, fifth and seventh frequency bands,
wherein the PPDU includes a fourth signal field to be transmitted on the fourth frequency band,
wherein the fourth signal field includes RU information and STA identification information used for data fields included in the fourth, sixth and eighth frequency bands, and
wherein the fourth signal field is duplicated in the sixth and eighth frequency bands; and
transmitting, by the AP, the PPDU to STAs.

US Pat. No. 10,432,465

AUTOMATIC PROVISIONING OF A NETWORK ACCESS POINT

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method of automatically provisioning a network access point, the method comprising:receiving, by a control system comprising a processor device, network configuration data from a first computing device, the network configuration data comprising a first network parameter value for a first network parameter;
receiving, by the control system from a second computing device, a request to provision a network access point with the first network parameter value for the first network parameter and with a second network parameter value for a second network parameter different from the first network parameter;
automatically generating, by the control system, the second network parameter value based on the request and the first network parameter value; and
providing, by the control system to the network access point, the first network parameter value and the second network parameter value.

US Pat. No. 10,427,204

TOOLPACK FOR VERTICAL BODYMAKER

Stolle Machinery Company,...

1. A vertically oriented bodymaker tool pack comprising:a tool pack housing assembly defining a passage and including an inner surface, an upper sidewall, a lower sidewall, a first lateral sidewall, a second lateral sidewall, a rear sidewall, and a door;
said tool pack housing assembly passage extending generally vertically;
a number of die spacers disposed in said tool pack housing assembly;
a number of dies disposed in said tool pack housing assembly;
each die spacer of said number of die spacers structured to support a die of said number of dies;
each die spacer of said number of die spacers defining a central passage extending generally vertically;
each die of said number of dies including a body defining a central passage extending generally vertically;
a compression device disposed at said tool pack housing assembly lower sidewall, said compression device structured to axially bias said number of die spacers and said number of dies upwardly to thereby lock said number of die spacers and said number of dies in place in said tool pack housing assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,433,451

MOUNTING DEVICE

HONGFUJIN PRECISION ELECT...

1. A mounting device comprising:a mounting box comprising two oppositely arranged side plates;
a tray slidably mounted within the mounting box and comprising two oppositely arranged fixing plates; anda sliding mechanism comprising:a handle;
at least one driving rod;
at least one driving member; and
at least one switching component; wherein:
one end of the handle is rotationally mounted to one of the side plates, and another end of the handle is rotationally mounted to the other one of the side plates;
one end of the at least one driving rod is rotationally coupled to the handle, and another end of the at least one driving rod is coupled to the at least one driving member;
the at least one driving member is slidably mounted to the fixing plates;
the switching component comprises a mounting block and a switching member;
the mounting block is fixed to the fixing plates and protrudes beyond an edge of the fixing plates;
a portion of the mounting block protruding beyond the edge of the fixing plates defines a first positioning slot and a second positioning slot;
the switching member comprises a first plate and a second plate, the first plate and the second plate being connected together at an angle;
the first plate received through either the first positioning slot or the second positioning slot;
when the handle is rotated, the handle drives the at least one driving member to slide through the at least one driving rod, the at least one driving member resists against the second plate to drive the mounting block and the tray to move together;
when the first plate is received through the first positioning slot, the at least one driving member resists against a first side of the second plate and the at least one driving member drives the mounting block and the tray to move along a first direction; and
when the first plate is received through the second positioning slot, the at least one driving member resists against a second side opposite to the first side of the second plate and the at least one driving member drives the mounting block and the tray to move along a second direction opposite to the first direction.

US Pat. No. 10,433,444

INTERCONNECT DEVICE

1. An interconnect apparatus comprisinga first portion housing a control circuit;
a second portion conductively coupled to a flexible circuit, the second portion comprising a first seat housing and a second seat housing, the first seat housing coupled to the second seat housing thereby forming a housing around a portion of the flexible circuit, the control circuit conductively couples to the flexible circuit when the first portion couples to the second portion; and
wherein
the flexible circuit is included in an apparel item and comprises a conductive trace;
the control circuit comprises an electronic component conductively coupled to the conductive trace;
the conductive trace comprises a conductive composition;
the first seat housing comprising a lateral wall and a flange extending peripherally from the lateral wall; and
the flange comprising a longitudinal co-extensive lateral recess flanking the flexible circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,433,439

COVER FOR AN ULTRA-FLAT PANEL DISPLAY

Philip Pecorino, Bayvill...

1. A cover unit for a flat screen video display comprising:a housing having a generally rectangular shape with a front surface and a rear surface separated by a portion of the housing so that it has a relatively thin flat structure, said housing further having top and bottom surfaces;
a roller mounted in a top portion of the housing;
a cover mounted on said roller, said cover having indicia, such as art work, on a surface thereof;
a motor mounted so as to rotate the roller in one direction or the other in response to a control signal, when the roller is rotated in one direction the cover is rolled up on the roller and when the roller is rotated in the opposite direction the cover is unrolled;
a matte received within a matte slot within the bottom surface of the housing and located toward the front surface, said matte having an opening that can be sized;
a cover slot in the housing in front of the matte slot and toward the front surface in which the cover may roll up and down;
a flat video display slot in the bottom surface of the housing which is wide enough for a lower edge of a flat screen video display to be mounted therein and supported behind the matte slot toward the housing rear surface, the cover being large enough to completely cover a screen of the flat screen video display, and the matte being sized to expose only the screen of the flat screen video display when the roller is rolled up on the roller; and
mounting hardware on the rear surface of the housing for attaching the housing to a wall, wherein said matte slot and flat video display slot are grooved mounting channels in the bottom surface of the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,433,427

METHOD FOR FIRING COPPER PASTE

MATERIAL CONCEPT, INC., ...

1. A method for firing a copper paste, the method comprising:an application step of applying a copper paste to a substrate, the copper paste comprising copper particles, a binder resin, and a solvent;
after the application step, a first heating step of heating the substrate at 350° C. or more and 500° C. or less in a nitrogen gas atmosphere containing 500 ppm or more and 2000 ppm or less of oxidizing gas in a volume ratio, and oxidizing and sintering the copper particles in the copper paste; and
after the first heating step, a second heating step of heating the substrate at 400° C. or more and 550° C. or less in a nitrogen gas atmosphere containing 1% or more reducing gas in a volume ratio, and reducing the oxidized and sintered copper oxide,
wherein a mass percent of the binder resin in an organic vehicle contained in the copper paste is more than 0.05% and less than 17.0%,
wherein the binder resin is one or more selected from a group consisting of cellulose resin, acrylic resin, butyral resin, alkyd resin, epoxy resin and phenol resin,
wherein the copper particles in the copper paste are oxidized by oxidation in the first heating step, and cuprous oxide is formed in a continuous shape so as to cover the copper particle surface, and
wherein the oxide of copper particles formed by the first heating step includes cuprous oxide and cupric oxide, and heating is carried out such that an amount of the cuprous oxide is larger than an amount of the cupric oxide,
wherein an electrical resistivity of a copper wiring obtained after the second heating step is 6 ??cm or less.

US Pat. No. 10,433,423

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD, AND CIRCUIT BOARD

SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, ...

1. A circuit board in which a main substrate has a first surface and a second surface, a terminal fitting and an electronic component are soldered to the first surface, a sub substrate has a first surface and a second surface and is arranged on a second surface side of the main substrate with a predetermined gap therebetween, two ends of a relay terminal are respectively soldered to and span between the first surface of the sub substrate and the second surface of the main substrate, and a separated surface is formed at a predetermined side edge of the main substrate and a predetermined side edge of the sub substrate, wherein the separated surface is a surface formed by disconnecting the main substrate and the sub substrate from a state of being physically connected in the same plane.

US Pat. No. 10,433,368

METHODS FOR RE-SYNCHRONIZING A COMMUNICATION MODE WITH A PEER DEVICE AND COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS UTILIZING THE SAME

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A communications apparatus, comprising: a radio transceiver, transmitting or receiving wireless radio frequency signals to or from a peer device; and a processor, determining whether re-synchronization in a communication mode with the peer device is required according to a determination rule, and when the re-synchronization is required, transmitting a message to the peer device via the radio transceiver to trigger a re-synchronization procedure, wherein the processor determines whether the re-synchronization is required in a connected mode, wherein the connected mode is entered after the processor has set up a radio resource control (RRC) connection with the peer device and transmitted a connection setup complete message to the peer device in response to reception of a first paging message, andwherein the processor further starts a first timer when the connected mode is entered, and when a second paging message, which comes after the first paging message and with same Cn-Domain field as the first paging message, is received from the peer device before the first timer expires, the processor ignores the second paging message and does not process or respond to the second paging message, wherein the processor further starts a second timer when transmitting the message to the peer device to trigger the re-synchronization procedure, and when another paging message is received from the peer device before the second timer expires, the processor ignores the paging message.

US Pat. No. 10,433,353

NEIGHBOR AWARENESS NETWORKING SERVICE DISCOVERY PROXY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A wireless device, comprising:at least one antenna;
at least one radio configured to perform Wi-Fi communication with a Wi-Fi access point;
at least one processor in communications with the at least one radio;
wherein the at least one processor is configured to cause the wireless device to:
receive, from a first neighboring wireless device, a request to register one or more services to publish on behalf of the first neighboring wireless device, wherein the request includes at least an availability schedule associated with the first neighboring wireless device and a publish mode of the first neighboring wireless device, wherein the publish mode indicates at least one of a solicited publish mode, an unsolicited publish mode, or a solicited and unsolicited publish mode, and wherein the availability schedule indicates one or more of a wakeup schedule of the first neighboring wireless device or a next available channel and time window of the first neighboring wireless device;
transmit, to the first neighboring wireless device, confirmation of registration of the one or more services;
publish, based in part on the publish mode and on behalf of the first neighboring wireless device, the one or more services to a second neighboring wireless device; and
transmit, in response to a request for additional service information from the second neighboring wireless device, additional service information comprising one or more of the wakeup schedule of the first neighboring wireless device or the next available channel and time window of the first neighboring wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,433,343

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a UE (User Equipment) for performing random access procedure, comprising:the UE receives a first back-off information from a first base station in a dedicated message, wherein the first back-off information includes a granularity information;
the UE transmits a first preamble to a second base station;
the UE determines a back-off interval based on the first back-off information and a second back-off information, wherein the second back-off information is received when the UE monitors a response for the first preamble; and
the UE transmits a second preamble to the second base station after a back-off time, wherein the back-off time is randomly selected within the back-off interval.

US Pat. No. 10,433,338

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING FRAME IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

NEWRACOM, INC., Lake For...

1. A method for transmitting a frame, performed in a first station, the method comprising:receiving a first physical layer (PHY) protocol data unit (PPDU);
determining whether a basic service set (BSS) of the first PPDU can be determined;
in response to determining that the BSS of the first PPDU cannot be determined, when a received signal strength of the first PPDU is higher than a first threshold, setting a medium access control (MAC)-level virtual carrier sensing, wherein setting the MAC-level virtual carrier sensing includes setting a virtual carrier sensing by using duration information included in a MAC header of the first PPDU;
in response to determining that the BSS of the first PPDU can be determined, determining whether the BSS of the first PPDU is a BSS (MyBSS) to which the first station belongs or an Other BSS (OBSS) to which the first station does not belong;
when the BSS of the first PPDU is determined to be the OBSS:
when the received signal strength of the first PPDU is higher than the first threshold and the first PPDU is a frame having a mode that is a High Efficiency mode and having a PHY header that includes duration information for setting a virtual carrier sensing, setting a PHY-level virtual carrier sensing, wherein setting the PHY-level virtual carrier sensing includes setting the virtual carrier sensing by using the duration information included in a PHY header of the first PPDU,
when the received signal strength of the first PPDU is higher than the first threshold and the first PPDU is a frame having a mode of a standard previous to a standard defining the High Efficiency mode, setting a medium access control (MAC)-level virtual carrier sensing, wherein setting the MAC-level virtual carrier sensing includes setting a virtual carrier sensing by using the duration information included in the MAC header of the first PPDU, and
when the received signal strength of the first PPDU is lower than the first threshold, trying to obtain a transmission opportunity.

US Pat. No. 10,433,331

TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND METHODS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A terminal device comprising:circuitry configured to:
receive a master information block (MIB) from a base station of a wireless telecommunication system, wherein
the base station is configured to transmit the MIB, a first system information block (SIB), and a second (SIB),
the first SIB includes first scheduling information, the second SIB includes second scheduling information, and the first scheduling information and the second scheduling information relate to a timing of at least one additional block of system information, and
the MIB includes an information element indicating that the second SIB is being transmitted from the base station;
decode the MIB;
determine whether the information element included in the MIB indicates that the second SIB is being transmitted from the base station; and
ignore the first SIB and process the second SIB when it is determined that the information element indicates that the second SIB is being transmitted from the base station, wherein the second scheduling information included in the second SIB indicates a time domain window for receiving at least one additional block of system information.

US Pat. No. 10,433,318

METHOD FOR OPERATING USER EQUIPMENT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for operating a user equipment (UE) supporting a carrier aggregation of a plurality of serving cells in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a higher layer signal informing a carrier index field (CIF) value among a plurality of CIF values, wherein the CIF value is used in a scheduling cell, among the plurality of serving cells, to indicate a scheduled cell, among the plurality of serving cells, having a serving cell index among a plurality of serving cell indexes;
receiving, through the scheduling cell, scheduling information which has a carrier index field; and
receiving, through the scheduled cell, data scheduled by the scheduling information, when a value of the carrier index field of the scheduling information is the CIF value,
wherein a number of the plurality of CIF values is smaller than a number of the plurality of serving cell indexes,
wherein the higher layer signal further comprises:
serving cell identification information indicating a first scheduling cell and a second scheduling cell, each of the first scheduling cell and the second scheduling cell configured to schedule a respective first set of one or more scheduled cells and second set of one or more scheduled cells;
a first carrier index field (CIF) value used by the first scheduling cell to indicate the first set of one or more scheduled cells; and
a second CIF value used by the second scheduling cell to indicate the second set of one or more scheduled cells, and
wherein the first and second sets of one or more scheduled cells contain no common cell.

US Pat. No. 10,433,316

METHODS USED IN CONTROL NODE AND RADIO NODE AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method used in a control node, the method comprising:selecting one or more client radio nodes based on a Directional Link Interference Map (DLIM) for active links under control of the control node, wherein each of the one or more client radio nodes is served by a server radio node under control of the control node, wherein the DLIM identifies directional links that contribute interference to the active links and interference levels of the directional links;
for each of the selected one or more client radio nodes, determining one or more candidate links other than an active link between the client radio node and its server radio node for replacing the active link, wherein each candidate link is between the client radio node and another radio node other than the server radio node;
for each of the determined candidate links and active links,
determining a set of sounding and sensing related parameters, wherein the set of sounding and sensing related parameters for a link includes a set of dedicated sounding and sensing related parameters for the link and a set of common sounding and sensing related parameters for the determined candidate links and active links, and wherein the set of common sounding and sensing related parameters includes a sounding and sensing period and a sounding and sensing interval; and
transmitting the determined set of sounding and sensing related parameters to a transmitting node and a receiving node of the respective link.

US Pat. No. 10,433,311

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR EFFICIENT TRANSFER OF BROADCAST INFORMATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:a processor, configured to determine a type of a coverage area in which the UE is located, wherein the type of the coverage area is a first coverage area or a second coverage area, the first coverage area is an area that is covered by a broadcast beam from a network device, the broadcast beam is a beam used when the network device sends broadcast information in a broadcast manner, the second coverage area is an area that is not covered by the broadcast beam from the network device and that is in an area that is covered by a unicast beam from the network device, and the unicast beam is a beam used when the network device communicates with the UE in a unicast manner; and
a transceiver, configured to receive the broadcast information from the network device over the broadcast beam when the UE is located in the first coverage area and over the unicast beam when the UE is located in the second coverage area,
wherein the transceiver is configured to: receive, by using the broadcast beam, the broadcast information from the network device when the type of the coverage area determined by the processor is the first coverage area; or receive, by using the unicast beam, the broadcast information from the network device when the type of the coverage area determined by the processor is the second coverage area, wherein a divergence angle of the unicast beam is not greater than a divergence angle of the broadcast beam, and
wherein the transceiver is further configured to: after the processor determines that the UE is in the first coverage area, receive physical random access channel (PRACH) configuration information over one broadcast beam; send a random access preamble by using an uplink beam on a time-frequency resource indicated by the PRACH configuration information, wherein the uplink beam has an association relationship with the broadcast beam or a sending direction of the uplink beam is opposite to a sending direction of the broadcast beam; receive a random access response (RAR) message from the network device, wherein the RAR message comprises an identifier of the random access preamble and uplink authorization information, and the uplink authorization information is used to authorize an uplink time-frequency resource and an uplink beam that are used for communication with the network device; and send a random access message 3 by using the uplink beam authorized by the uplink authorization information and on the uplink time-frequency resource authorized by the uplink authorization information, wherein the random access message 3 comprises identifier information of the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,433,308

INTELLIGENT DATA TRANSFER FOR MULTIPLE SENSOR NETWORKS OVER A BROAD TEMPERATURE RANGE

United States of America ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a plurality of sensors, wherein each of the sensors is configured to generate a frequency carrier; and
a plurality of nodes, wherein each node in the plurality of nodes is connected to a corresponding one of the sensors, wherein each node is configured to:
amplitude modulate the frequency carrier from a corresponding one of the sensors to uniquely identify that sensor; and
transmit the amplitude modulated frequency carrier to a receiver, wherein each node in the plurality of nodes comprises:
a first path including an amplitude modulator; and
a second path including a code generator, wherein the amplitude modulator is configured to amplitude modulate the frequency carrier by a code sequence generated by the code generator.

US Pat. No. 10,433,299

CONTROLLER FOR ALLOCATING RADIO RESOURCE BLOCKS TO USER DEVICES LOCATED IN CELLS OF A CELLULAR NETWORK

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba,...

1. A method of allocating a radio resource block to a user device located in a cell of a cellular network, the cell having a first base station, the method comprising:identifying a plurality of edge user devices that are within range of the first base station, the edge user devices being ones located at an edge region of the cell and being identified by comparing a signal power received by the device from the first base station and from a neighbouring base station;
identifying, from the plurality of edge user devices, a first edge user device with which the first base station intends to communicate and a second edge user device that is presently communicating with a second base station located in a neighbouring cell, the first edge user device being one of a plurality of first identified edge user devices within range of the first base station and with which the first base station intends to communicate;
allocating a communication channel to each of the first edge user devices by assigning a respective resource block for communications between each first edge user device and the first base station; and
allocating a communication channel to a center user device located at a center of the cell by assigning a respective resource block for communications between the center user device and the first base station, wherein
for each of the first edge user devices, the resource block that is assigned is selected as being the one that will provide the highest transmission rate for the first edge user device in question, whilst differing from any resource blocks already allocated for communication between the second edge user device and the second base station,
each of the first edge user devices is assigned a plurality of resource blocks in turn, and
the center user device is allocated a same resource block as the second edge user device.

US Pat. No. 10,432,689

FEATURE GENERATION FOR ONLINE/OFFLINE MACHINE LEARNING

Netflix, Inc., Los Gatos...

1. A system comprising:a processor; and
a memory storing machine-readable instructions that when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations comprising:
collecting, periodically, usage data representing usage of a media streaming service, the collecting comprising:
determining a set of contexts of the usage data, and
for each of the contexts within the set of contexts, collecting service data from services supporting the media service and storing that service data in a database;
performing an offline testing process comprising:
fetching service data for a defined context from the database,
generating a first set of feature vectors based on the fetched service data using a specified feature encoder that is configured to encode the first set of feature vectors in a specified manner, and
providing the first set of feature vectors to a machine-learning module; and
performing an online testing process comprising:
fetching active service data from the services supporting the media streaming service,
generating a second set of feature vectors based on the fetched active service data using the same specified feature encoder that is configured to encode the second set of feature vectors in the same specified manner, the same encoding allowing the system to dynamically transition between the offline testing process and the online testing process, and
providing the second set of feature vectors to the machine-learning module.

US Pat. No. 10,430,521

TRANSLATABLE TEXTS IN CLOUD APPLICATIONS

SAP SE, Walldorf (DE)

1. A system comprising:a memory;
a semiconductor-based processor, the memory and the processor hosting a computer application in a platform-as-a-service configuration over a network, the computer application having a back end that includes a data layer and a logic layer, and having a front end that includes a presentation layer for display on a client device;
a translatable texts table disposed in the data layer, the translatable texts table containing translatable texts of the computer application, each record in the translatable texts table including a language attribute, a key attribute, and a value attribute, wherein database artifacts in the data layer and application logic in the logic layer have direct access to the translatable texts table disposed in the data layer;
a custom data object definitions table disposed in the data layer, the custom data object definitions table including definitions of one or more custom data objects of the computer application, wherein the translatable texts table further includes a custom text table configured to store translatable texts associated with the custom data objects of the computer application, each record in the custom text table including a custom data object identifier attribute, an origin attribute, a default text value attribute, and a custom text value attribute;
a text string translation service disposed in the logic layer, the text string translation service exposing the translatable texts table disposed in the data layer to the presentation layer of the computer application; and
an import/export service disposed in the logic layer, the import/export service configured to export a first custom data object that was custom-created in a first instance of the computer application to a second instance of the computer application by transferring the custom data object definitions of the first custom data object and all respective translatable texts associated with the first custom data object, each respective translatable text comprising a record in the translatable texts table, the import/export service further configured to replicate the first custom data object in the second instance of the computer application.

US Pat. No. 10,429,351

HEALTH MONITORING OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

BOMBARDIER INC., Dorval ...

1. An assembly comprising:a structure including: a sandwich portion comprising a first layer and a second layer separated by an intermediate region; and a first portion adjacent the sandwich portion, the first portion comprising a laminate structure defined by a merging of the first layer and the second layer of the sandwich portion;
an actuator mounted to the first portion and configured to introduce mechanical energy into the first portion of the structure for transmission into the first layer and into the second layer of the sandwich portion of the structure; and
a sensor configured to sense the mechanical energy transmitted from the first portion along at least one of the first layer and the second layer of the sandwich portion.

US Pat. No. 10,433,459

DATA CENTRE CABINET AND GRAVITY SPRAY SYSTEM THEREOF

GUANGDONG HI-1 NEW MATERI...

1. A data centre cabinet, comprising:a cabinet body;
an oil distributor; and
a plurality of liquid distributors; and
wherein the cabinet body comprises a plurality of mounting racks;
the cabinet body is sequentially mounted with a plurality of server housings from top to bottom;
a server is placed in each server housing of the plurality of server housings;
one of the plurality of liquid distributors is provided above each server housing;
the oil distributor is mounted above the plurality of liquid distributors;
the oil distributor is connected to each liquid distributor of the plurality of liquid distributors via an oil intake device;
a cooling liquid oil is distributed and flows to the each liquid distributor through the oil distributor, and the plurality of liquid distributors spray the cooling liquid oil to the servers for cooling;
the oil distributor comprises a case, the at least one oil distribution inlet end and a plurality of oil distribution units;
the plurality of oil distribution units are mounted in the case;
each oil distribution unit of the plurality of oil distribution units comprises an oil distribution outlet end and an oil quantity regulator, the oil quantity regulator is directly opposite to the oil distribution outlet end, and the oil quantity regulator controls an oil quantity discharged at the oil distribution outlet end; and
the cooling liquid oil enters the oil distributor from the at least one oil distribution inlet end, and the oil distributor is connected to the each liquid distributor via the oil distribution outlet end.

US Pat. No. 10,433,457

COOLER AND FLOW PATH UNIT

OMRON CORPORATION, Kyoto...

5. A flow path unit comprising:wherein a fluid flows from a narrow flow path to a wide flow path;
wherein the narrow flow path that has a narrow predetermined cross-sectional area;
a wide flow path that is connected to a downstream side of the narrow flow path and has a cross-sectional area greater than that of the narrow flow path;
at least one rectifying piece that is provided in an upstream portion of the wide flow path;
at least one fin that is provided on a downstream side from the rectifying piece of the wide flow path, and
wherein the at least one rectifying piece comprises:
a single first angle portion that protrudes toward the narrow flow path; and
a first surface and a second surface that join at an acute angle to form the first angle portion; and
a connecting surface that connects the narrow flow path and the wide flow path,
wherein the connecting surface is inclined at an acute angle or perpendicular to a center axis of the wide flow path on the downstream side of the narrow flow path,
wherein an angle of the second surface with respect to the center axis of the wide flow path from the first angle portion of the rectifying piece is equal to or less than an angle of the connecting surface with respect to the center axis of the wide flow path on the side connected to the narrow flow path,
wherein the narrow flow path, the wide flow path and the connecting surface are symmetrically provided with respect to a center axis of the narrow flow path and the center axis of wide flow path,
wherein a plurality of the at least one rectifying pieces are provided symmetrically and at predetermined intervals with respect to the center axis of the narrow flow path and the center axis of wide flow path,
wherein the first surface and the second surface of each piece of the plurality of the at least one rectifying pieces are inclined so as to separate from the center axis of the wide flow path, and
wherein each piece of the plurality of the at least one rectifying pieces further comprises:
a third surface that is joined to the first surface and the second surface, and does not contact with the first angle portion,
a second angle portion that is formed by the second surface and the third surface which join at an obtuse angle, and
a third angle portion that is formed by the third surface and the first surface which join at an acute angle.

US Pat. No. 10,433,436

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A flexible display device, comprising:a display module including a first non-bending area and a first bending area adjacent to the first non-bending area; and
a cushion layer disposed on a rear surface of the display module,
wherein the cushion layer has a first cushion layer having a first density in the first non-bending area and a second cushion layer having a second density in the first bending area, and the first density is lower than the second density in an unfolded state prior to bending the first bending area, and
wherein the first cushion layer and the second cushion layer are disposed in a same layer and have a uniform thickness.

US Pat. No. 10,433,428

APPLICATION SPECIFIC ELECTRONICS PACKAGING SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES

Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (U...

1. A light comprising: a housing; a light pipe attached to the housing; and a device formed by an Application Specific Electronics Packaging System mounted in the housing, the Application Specific Electronics Packaging System having at least one light emitting diode provided thereon, the light pipe being positioned above the at least one light emitting diode, wherein forming the Application Specific Electronics Packaging System comprises: forming a continuous carrier; molding a plurality of substrates onto the carrier; forming traces on the substrates; electroplating the traces; electrically attaching components to the traces to form a plurality of devices, at least one of the components on each device being a light emitting diode; singulating one of the devices from the remainder of the carrier, and wherein the components are seated within pockets formed in the substrates.

US Pat. No. 10,433,417

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:a printed circuit board;
a conductive member, the conductive member being located opposite the printed circuit board and being configured to fix the printed circuit board in the electronic apparatus; and
at least four connecting portions, the connecting portions being configured to connect the printed circuit board to the conductive member and being separated from each other,
wherein the printed circuit board has:
a printed wiring board having a signal wiring formed thereon;
a first semiconductor device; and
a second semiconductor device connected to the first semiconductor device via the signal wiring,
wherein the signal wiring has a signal wiring pattern formed on a surficial layer located opposite the conductive member in the printed wiring board, and
wherein the conductive member has an aperture formed therein and located opposite the signal wiring pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,433,414

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF PRINTING CIRCUIT BOARD WITH MICRO-RADIATORS

Rayben Technologies (HK) ...

1. An object comprising a printed circuit board having a top surface and a bottom surface, the printed circuit board comprising:a radiator having an electrically insulated core and first electrically conductive layers formed on the top and bottom surfaces of the electrically insulated core;
a substrate having second electrically conductive layers formed on the top and bottom surfaces thereof, the second electrically conductive layer being separated from the first electrically conductive layer, wherein the first electrically conductive layer formed on the top surface of the electrically insulated core includes at least two portions separated from one another, and wherein the second electrically conductive layer formed on the top surface of the substrate includes at least two portions separated from one another;
a plurality of electrode bonding pads on the top surface of the printed circuit board; wherein the electrode bonding pads comprises:
one third electrically conductive layer directly contacting a surface of one portion of the second electrically conductive layer on the top surface of the substrate and extending from the contacted surface of the one portion of the second electrically conductive layer to a surface of one portion of the first electrically conductive layer on the top surface of the electrically insulated core; and
another separate third electrically conductive layer directly contacting a surface of another portion of the second electrically conductive layer on the top surface of the substrate and extending from the contacted surface of the other portion of the second electrically conductive layer to a surface of another portion of the first electrically conductive layer on the top surface of the electrically insulated core; and
a fourth electrically conductive layer on the bottom surface of the printed circuit board, wherein the fourth electrically conductive layer extends from a surface of the second electrically conductive layer on the bottom surface of the substrate to a surface of the first electrically conductive layer on the bottom surface of the electrically insulated core.

US Pat. No. 10,433,410

X-RAY GENERATION APPARATUS AND X-RAY PHOTOGRAPHY SYSTEM

Canon Anelva Corporation,...

1. An X-ray generation apparatus, comprising:an X-ray tube;
a drive circuit that drives the X-ray tube;
a voltage generation circuit that generates an electron acceleration voltage applied to the X-ray tube; and
a control unit that communicates with the drive circuit, wherein
at least the X-ray tube, the drive circuit, and the voltage generation circuit are arranged inside a storage container filled with an insulating oil,
at least a part of a path connecting the drive circuit and the control unit is formed of an optical fiber cable arranged inside the storage container, and
the optical fiber cable has electric field mitigation means for suppressing an electric field occurring due to a potential difference between the drive circuit and the control unit from locally concentrating along a longitudinal direction of the optical fiber cable.

US Pat. No. 10,433,408

METHODS FOR AFFECTING SPINNING ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA

New York University, New...

1. A method for misbalancing or suppressing a spinning atmospheric phenomenon by (1) subjecting the spinning atmospheric phenomenon to an electromagnetic field, wherein the electromagnetic field destabilizes and disrupts the spinning atmospheric phenomenon, and wherein the electromagnetic field is created by applying a potential to each of a plurality of conductors in an order designed by a controller to create a simulated charge movement, and (2) using the simulated charge movement to attract or repel the spinning atmospheric phenomenon.

US Pat. No. 10,433,407

ILLUMINATION SYSTEM, OPERATION TERMINAL, AND SETTING METHOD OF ILLUMINATION EQUIPMENT IN ILLUMINATION SYSTEM

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. An illumination system in which a plurality of illumination equipments are connected to a control device via a relay, the illumination system comprising:an alert unit connected to the control device, wherein
the control device stores in advance information on the relay and a planned connection equipment type which is a type of the illumination equipment planned to be connected to the relay, and
during work to connect the illumination equipment to the relay, the control device: searches whether or not the illumination equipment is connected, through the relay; when the control device detects that the illumination equipment is connected based on a transmission signal from the illumination equipment, sends an inquiry on a type of the illumination equipment to the illumination equipment and acquires information on the type of the illumination equipment; when the information on the type of the illumination equipment is the same as the planned connection equipment type stored in advance, sets an identification number for the illumination equipment connected to the control device; and, when the information on the type of the illumination equipment differs from the planned connection equipment type stored in advance, causes the alert unit to generate a first alert.

US Pat. No. 10,433,372

PORTABLE FLUID WARMING DEVICE

Toaster Labs, Inc., Seat...

1. A device to heat a fluid contained within a separate fluid reservoir, the device comprising:a housing that includes a first longitudinal end, a second longitudinal end, and one or more outer lateral surfaces extending from a laterally outer portion of the first longitudinal end to a laterally outer portion of the second longitudinal end;
a cavity within the housing that extends from a cavity port that is positioned on a laterally inner portion of the first longitudinal end to a cavity terminal that is positioned intermediate the first and the second longitudinal ends, wherein one or more inner lateral surfaces of the device are positioned adjacent the cavity and extend from the laterally inner portion of the first longitudinal end to a laterally outer portion of the cavity terminal;
a fluid reservoir received in the cavity, the fluid reservoir having one or more walls with interior surfaces and exterior surfaces, the fluid reservoir having a heating structure that is spaced apart from an entirety of the one or more walls, wherein the one or more inner lateral surfaces are positioned adjacent one or more portions of the exterior surfaces of the fluid reservoir; and
an energizing element that surrounds the cavity and that is disposed external to exterior surfaces of the fluid reservoir received in the cavity such that a portion of the cavity is positioned laterally intermediate a first energizing element portion and a second energizing element portion, wherein the energizing element is operative to provide energy to at least the intermediate portion of the cavity to transfer thermal energy to the fluid reservoir to control a temperature of a fluid in the fluid reservoir.

US Pat. No. 10,433,357

MARINE TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK BUILDING SYSTEM AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL FOR SMALL BOATS

Honda Motor Co., Ltd., T...

1. A system for building a marine telecommunications network to communicate from boats navigating on sea to a base station on land with a telecommunications terminal mounted on each of the boats;wherein the telecommunications terminal is configured to build the telecommunication network to establish communication paths enabling mutual communication between one of the boats that exists out of communication range with the base station and other of the boats that exists within the communication range such that the one of the boats communicates with the base station;
wherein the telecommunications terminal mounted on each of the boats comprises:
a command transmit unit configured to transmit a connect-request command requesting connection to the base station;
a response receive unit configured to receive a connect-request OK response in reply to the connect-request command transmitted from the telecommunications terminal of a transmit source;
a communication path establishing unit configured to establish the communication path with the telecommunications terminal of the transmit source; and
a data transmit/receive unit configured to transmit data between the base station through the communication path established by the communication path establishing unit;
wherein the data transmit/receive unit of the telecommunications terminal mounted on the one of the boats includes:
a position data receive unit configured to receive position data from at least two of the boats with a directional antenna and to determine angle difference of the at least two boats; and
a position inference unit configured to infer a position of the one of the boats based on the position data from the at least two boats and the determined angle difference of the at least two boats.

US Pat. No. 10,433,352

OPERATION METHOD OF COMMUNICATION NODE SUPPORTING MOBILITY IN COMMUNICATION NETWORK

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. An operation method of a first communication node in a mobile xhaul network comprising a plurality of communication nodes each of which has mobility, the operation method comprising:performing a discovery procedure for a second communication node;
establishing a link with the second communication node discovered through the discovery procedure;
supporting an attach procedure between the second communication node and a third communication node performing network-wide resource management, wherein the third communication node assigns a unique ID to the second communication node through the attach procedure; and
changing an operation mode of the first communication node from an idle mode to a master mode after establishing the link,
wherein an operation mode of the second communication node is changed from an idle mode to a slave mode after establishing the link, a node in the master mode allocates resources to nodes in the slave mode for communications, and a node in the idle mode does not communicate with any other nodes, and
wherein a state of the second communication node is changed from a deregistered state into a registered state when the attach procedure between the second communication node and the third communication node is completed, and the state of the second communication node is changed from an unlinked state to a linked state after establishing the link.

US Pat. No. 10,433,350

WIRELESS NETWORK DEVICE AND USER EQUIPMENT, METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION THAT PROVIDES AN INDICATOR FOR OPERATING IN A SMALL DATA TRANSMISSION MODE

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A user equipment (UE) arranged to wirelessly communicate with a network, the UE being configured to:transmit a Radio Resource Control (RRC) Connection Request message as part of a wireless connection establishment procedure for forming a wireless connection between the UE and the network,
wherein said RRC Connection Request message includes an RRC establishment cause,
wherein the RRC establishment cause is configurable to include any of a plurality of different cause indicators including:
a mobile terminating access (mt-Access) indicator,
a mobile originating data (mo-data) indicator, and
at least one further indicator of mobile originating data that is used for the UE when operating in a small data transmission mode.

US Pat. No. 10,433,323

COMMUNICATION CONTROL STATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

Panasonic Corporation, O...

1. A communication control station device comprising:circuitry;
a receiver coupled to the circuitry; and
a transmitter coupled to the circuitry,
wherein, in response to determining that a long range communication operation is performed in a first communication period and a second communication period:
the circuitry:
decides to generate or omit generation of a first measurement request message to a first group of communication terminal devices using the first communication period based on whether an allocation of a channel time to the second communication period is implemented or not;
generates a second measurement request message to a second group of communication terminal devices using the second communication period; and
allocates a first schedule of the spatial sharing based on one or more results of measurements in the first and second communication periods;
the transmitter:
transmits the second measurement request message to the second group of communication terminal devices; and
further transmits the first measurement request message to the first group of communication terminal devices and the first schedule of the spatial sharing to the first group of communication terminal devices, in response to the circuitry deciding to generate the first measurement request massage, and
the receiver:
receives the one or more results of measurements in the first and second communication periods, wherein at least one of the one or more results of measurements in the first and second communication periods are in accordance with the second measurement request message,
wherein, in response to determining that a short range communication operation shorter than the long range communication operation is performed in any one of the first communication period and the second communication period:
the circuitry:
generates any one of the first and the second measurement request message requesting any one of the first and the second group of communication terminal devices using the short range communication operation; and
allocates a second schedule of a spatial sharing based on results of measurement, wherein the results of measurement are in accordance with the generated any one of the first and the second measurement request message;
the transmitter:
transmits any one of the first and the second measurement request message to any one of the first and the second group of communication terminal devices using the short range communication operation and the second schedule of the spatial sharing to the first group of communication terminal devices and the second group of communication terminal devices, and
the receiver:
receives the results of measurement,
wherein, in response to determining that the short range communication operation is performed in both the first communication period and the second communication period:
the circuitry:
omits generation of the first and the second measurement request messages; and
allocates a third schedule of the spatial sharing in the first and second communication periods; and
the transmitter:
transmits the third schedule of the spatial sharing to the first group of communication terminal devices and the second group of communication terminal devices.

US Pat. No. 10,433,322

BASE STATION AND WIRELESS DEVICE USED IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Fujitsu Limited, Kawasak...

1. A wireless device used in a wireless communication system that includes abase station for controlling communication in which a time division duplex frame including at least one uplink subframe and at least one downlink subframe is transmitted, the wireless device comprising:a request transmitter that transmits a request for performing D2D (device-to-device) communication to the base station;
a receiver that receives position information to indicate a position at which a blank subframe is allocated in the time division duplex frame from the base station; and
a scheduler that determines a schedule for D2D communication based on the position information and reports the schedule to a corresponding wireless device, wherein
the blank subframe is configured to include a symbol for control signal and a plurality of blank symbols in which no signal is transmitted from the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,433,320

SWITCHING AND SYNCHRONIZATION DEVICE

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A device, comprising:a processor configured to:
switch an operation mode of an uplink band of frequency division duplex (FDD) between a first mode in which the uplink band is used for uplink and a second mode in which the uplink band is used for both downlink and the uplink in a time division manner; and
give a first instruction on a first timing advance based on a downlink reception timing in a downlink band of the FDD corresponding to the uplink band and a second instruction on a second timing advance based on a downlink reception timing in the uplink band.

US Pat. No. 10,433,312

METHOD OF PERFORMING UPLINK TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing an uplink transmission in a wireless communication system by a terminal without beam correspondence, the method comprising,transmitting, to a base station (BS), at least one Uplink Reference Signal (UL RS);
receiving, from the BS, information related to an Uplink Transmission beam (UL Tx beam) of the terminal; and
transmitting, to the BS, a specific uplink channel through the UL Tx beam, based on the information,
wherein the UL Tx beam is determined among one or more UL Tx beams of the terminal by using the at least one UL RS,
wherein, when the terminal does not receive the information from the BS, the specific uplink channel is transmitted through a pre-determined UL Tx beam of the terminal, and
wherein, when the at least one UL RS is transmitted over a plurality of slots, the terminal is configured to receive, from the BS, information for prohibiting the transmission through the UL Tx beam before a beam procedure related to the at least one UL RS is terminated.

US Pat. No. 10,433,302

APPARATUS, COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM, AND METHOD FOR MULTI-USER REQUEST-TO-SEND AND CLEAR-TO-SEND IN A HIGH EFFICIENCY WIRELESS LOCAL-AREA NETWORK

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of a high-efficiency (HE) access point (AP), the apparatus comprising: memory; and processing circuitry coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry configured to:encode a HE physical layer convergence procedure (PLCP) protocol data unit (PPDU), the HE PPDU comprising a multi-user (MU) request-to-send (RTS) trigger frame, the MU-RTS trigger frame comprising a type field, wherein a value of the type field indicates the MU-RTS trigger frame is a trigger frame of type MU-RTS,
wherein the MU-RTS trigger frame further comprises a plurality of HE station information fields, wherein each of the plurality of HE station information fields comprises an association identification (AID) field and an indication of a bandwidth of a clear-to-send (CTS) frame, wherein the MU-RTS trigger frame indicates that a HE station identified by the AID field is to transmit the CTS frame with the bandwidth, and
wherein the MU-RTS trigger frame further comprises a carrier sense (CS) field to indicate whether HE stations addressed by the AID field are required to sense the medium and determine whether to respond to the MU-RTS trigger frame based on a state of the medium and a state of a network availability vector (NAV); and
generate signaling to cause the HE AP to wirelessly transmit the HE PPDU.

US Pat. No. 10,433,300

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A resource allocation method, comprising:receiving, by a base station, a downlink signal interference value that is sent by at least one user equipment (UE) associated with the base station and capability information of the at least one UE;
determining, by the base station, a belonging type of the at least one UE according to the downlink signal interference value and the capability information;
determining a duplex mode of the at least one UE according to the belonging type;
allocating, based on the duplex mode, a resource to the at least one UE; and
sending the resource to the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,433,297

COMMUNICATION PROCESSING METHOD, COMMUNICATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND BASE STATION

China Mobile Communicatio...

1. A communication processing method for a Slave evolved NodeB (SeNB) which constitutes a dual-connection radio communication network with a Master evolved NodeB (MeNB), comprising:a first determination step of determining information about currently available service resources for distribution, in accordance with a resource condition;
an admission control step of performing service admission processing on one or more first services in accordance with the information about the service resources; and
a transmission step of transmitting service admission information indicating a service admission processing result to the MeNB,
wherein in a case that the SeNB is incapable of admitting any service in the one or more first services, the service admission information does not carry any service identifier in a service admission list in the service admission information or does not carry a service admission list field in the service admission information.

US Pat. No. 10,433,295

USER DEVICE, BASE STATION, SIGNAL RECEPTION METHOD, AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user device that communicates with a base station in a narrowband radio communication system using a physical downlink control channel or a physical downlink shared channel that includes multiple resources of a predetermined unit in a time domain, the user device comprising:a processor that obtains a repetition number indicating a number of times each of the multiple resources is repeatedly transmitted in the time domain, and information indicating a predetermined resource number; and
a receiver that receives, from the base station, the physical downlink control channel or the physical downlink shared channel in which each of the multiple resources is consecutively repeated a number of times indicated by the predetermined resource number in each repetition unit and is repeated a number of times indicated by the repetition number in total,
wherein a reference signal is mapped to each of the multiple resources constituting the physical downlink control channel or the physical downlink shared channel, and
the receiver performs demodulation by performing channel estimation using the received reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,432,683

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEDIA CONTENT STREAMING

AMOTECH CO., LTD., Inche...

1. A method, comprising:electronically receiving a media presentation description (MPD) from a network, the MPD describing multimedia content comprising alternative representations of a plurality of media types, and the MPD includes additional codec information for the alternative representation for support of media contents encoded with more than one encoding configuration;
selecting one of the alternative representations for at least one of the plurality of media types based on information included in the MPD;
requesting pieces of the selected alternative representation segment by segment; and electronically receiving a piece of media data,
wherein requesting the selected one of the alternative representation segment-by-segment comprises using HTTP GET requests with URLs derived based on information included in the MPD,
wherein the MPD is updated during playing back of piece of received media data, wherein a first segment of the selected one of the alternative representations contains a ftyp box and a moov box, but does not contain a moof box, the ftyp box, the moov box and the moof box conforming to ISO base media file format,
wherein the first segment does not contain a media sample, wherein a second segment of the selected one of the alternative representations contains the moof box and the media sample,
wherein the moov box is not associated with the media sample,
wherein an entry count in a stts box contained in the moov box is set to 0,
wherein the MPD includes information indicative of a value of a constant segment duration, information on byte range and time range of a media segment, and a frame rate specifying a frame rate of a video media type in the alternative representation, and
wherein the HTTP GET requests are performed based on the byte range only among the time range and the byte range.

US Pat. No. 10,432,517

NETWORK ELEMENT OF A SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORK

Coriant Oy, Espoo (FI)

1. A network element for a software-defined network, the network element comprising:a data transfer interface for receiving data and for transmitting data; and
a processing system for maintaining, in accordance with configuration data received from a controller of the software-defined network, a control system for managing data,
wherein the processing system is adapted to:
check, in response to a situation in which the control system has no entry corresponding to frame information related to a data frame received at the network element, whether status information contains an indication that the frame information is available to the controller, and
in response to a situation in which the status information lacks the indication, update the status information to contain the indication and arrange the frame information to be available to the controller so as to enable the controller to produce updated configuration data in accordance with the frame information, the status information being updated without waiting for the updated configuration data from the controller,
wherein the frame information comprises a source address of the received data frame and an identifier of an ingress interface at which the data frame was received at the network element.

US Pat. No. 10,433,441

HOUSING, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING HOUSING, AND MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING HOUSING

Guangdong Oppo Mobile Tel...

1. A housing comprising:a substrate comprising a metal area;
a slot defined in the metal area of the substrate and penetrating through the substrate; and
a filling layer received in the slot and comprising an insulating layer and a paint layer on the insulating layer;
wherein the paint layer comprises:
a base paint layer formed on the insulating layer;
a colored paint layer formed on the base paint layer, wherein the colored paint layer is configured to determine the color of the paint layer; and
a top paint layer formed on the colored paint layer, wherein the top layer is configured to protect the colored paint layer.

US Pat. No. 10,433,438

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A portable communication device comprising:a flexible display;
a first housing for supporting a first region of the flexible display;
a second housing for supporting a second region of the flexible display; and
a hinge coupled with the first housing and the second housing such that the first housing and the second housing are connected via the hinge,
wherein the hinge includes:
a hinge shaft, and
a plurality of columns arranged in relation to the hinge shaft,
wherein, when the flexible display is unfolded, the plurality of columns is arranged substantially parallel to one another, and
wherein, when the flexible display is folded, the plurality of columns is arranged to partially surround a portion of the hinge shaft.

US Pat. No. 10,433,435

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, RELATED MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Semiconductor Manufacturi...

1. A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device, comprising:providing a first substrate;
providing a second substrate;
providing a first dielectric layer that overlaps the first substrate, wherein a first conductive member is positioned in the first dielectric layer, the first conductive member including:
a conductive material portion, and
a first etch-stop layer, formed over the conductive material portion by a conductive material different from the conductive material portion;
providing a second dielectric layer that overlaps the second substrate, wherein a second conductive member is positioned in the second dielectric layer;
bonding the first dielectric layer and the second dielectric layer to each other to form a combined dielectric layer;
forming a hole in the combined dielectric layer, such that the hole exposes a portion of the first conductive member and exposes a portion of the second conductive member; and
providing at least a conductive material in the hole to form a third conductive member, such that the third conductive member has a first side directly contacting a portion of a top surface of the first etch-stop layer of the first conductive member, has a second side directly contacting a portion of a top surface of the second conductive member, and has a third side directly contacting a sidewall of each of the first etch-stop layer and the conductive material portion of the first conductive member.

US Pat. No. 10,433,433

WIRING SUBSTRATE FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENT INSPECTION APPARATUS

NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.,...

1. A wiring substrate for electronic component inspection apparatus comprising a first laminate which is formed by stacking a plurality of ceramic layers and which has a front surface and a back surface, and a plurality of studs joined to the back surface of the first laminate,the wiring substrate for electronic component inspection apparatus being characterized in that
each of the studs is composed of a flange portion which is circular in bottom view, and a bolt portion or a nut tube portion which perpendicularly extends from a center portion of the flange portion; and
in a vertical cross section of the flange portion along an axial direction of the bolt portion or the nut tube portion, an outside surface of the flange portion from which the bolt portion or the nut tube portion protrudes is defined by a curve which is convex toward an inside surface of the flange portion facing the back surface of the first laminate.

US Pat. No. 10,433,425

THREE-DIMENSIONAL HIGH QUALITY PASSIVE STRUCTURE WITH CONDUCTIVE PILLAR TECHNOLOGY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A device, comprising:a substrate including a first RDL (first redistribution layer);
a 3D integrated passive device (three-dimensional integrated passive device) on the substrate;
a plurality of pillars on the substrate, each of the plurality of pillars taller than the 3D integrated passive device;
a molding compound on the substrate and surrounding the 3D integrated passive device and the plurality of pillars; and
a plurality of external interconnects coupled to the first RDL through the plurality of pillars, the 3D integrated passive device coupled to the plurality of external interconnects via the first RDL and the plurality of pillars.

US Pat. No. 10,433,421

REDUCED CAPACITANCE LAND PAD

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A structure, comprising:a substrate having one or more dielectric layers including a conductive trace and a ground plane; and
a plurality of land pads on the surface of the substrate, the land pads each comprising:
a conductive portion electrically coupled with the conductive trace by one or more vias, the conductive portion having a contact area and a thickness, the contact area for making electrical contact to an individual land grid array (LGA) contact, wherein the contact area is parallel to the ground plane; and
one or more non-conductive voids in the contact area and extending through the thickness of the conductive portion, wherein the conductive portion is continuous around the one or more non-conductive voids.

US Pat. No. 10,433,413

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF CIRCUIT STRUCTURE EMBEDDED WITH HEAT-DISSIPATION BLOCK

Unimicron Technology Corp...

1. A manufacturing method of circuit structure embedded with heat-dissipation block, comprising:providing a core board, wherein the core board comprises a first dielectric layer and two first conductive layers, and the two first conductive layers are located on two opposite sides of the first dielectric layer, respectively;
forming two inner-layer circuits on two opposite sides of the core board;
bonding two build-up structures on two opposite sides of the core board, wherein each of the build-up structures comprises a second dielectric layer and a second conductive layer, and the second dielectric layer is located between the second conductive layer and the core board;
forming a cavity on a predetermined region of each of the two build-up structures, wherein the cavity is communicated with the corresponding inner-layer circuit;
forming a through hole penetrated the core board after forming the cavity and bonding the build-up structures, wherein a dimension of the cavity is greater than a dimension of the through hole, and the through hole is communicated with the cavity, and wherein the cavities of the two build-up structures have an overlapping area, the through hole is formed at the overlapping area and communicated with the cavities; and
disposing a heat-dissipation block into the through hole, wherein the through hole is corresponding to the heat-dissipation block, an upper surface and a lower surface of the heat-dissipation block are aligned with two opening ends of the through hole, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,433,397

SOLAR POWERED LIGHT ASSEMBLY TO PRODUCE LIGHT OF VARYING COLORS

1. A solar-powered garden-lamp device to produce light of varying intensity, said device including:a diffuser;
a circuit including: at least two electrical light sources of different colors mounted to direct light through at least part of said diffuser wherein said at least two electrical light sources include a first electrical light source that emits a first color and a second electrical light source that emits a second color;
an activation sub-circuit to provide power to said at least two electrical light sources only at low ambient light levels;
a light sub-circuit comprising an integrated circuit to independently control delivery of power to each of said at least two electrical light sources so as to ramp up and ramp down the perceived intensity of light emitted over time by said at least two electrical light sources to produce a continuous color changing cycle that varies the perceived color emitted by the diffuser over time and includes a portion of a color spectrum having at least said first color, said second color, and a third color, wherein said third color is produced by said at least first electrical light source and said at least second electrical light source;
connections for at least one rechargeable battery to power said circuit;
at least one solar cell mounted so as to be exposed to sunlight and electrically connected to said connections to charge said at least one rechargeable battery; and
at least one user-operated switch that is accessible by a user to control said circuit, with said switch being accessible by said user thereby enabling said user to manipulate said switch to control delivery of power to said at least two light sources.

US Pat. No. 10,433,393

FLEXIBLE LED LIGHTING ELEMENT

1. A flexible lighting element, comprising:a flexible channel having a bottom and side walls, the flexible channel being an elongate channel:
a light emitting diode module disposed on the bottom of the elongate channel, the light emitting diode module including a flexible printed circuit board,
a housing coupled to the flexible printed circuit board and having a cavity, and
light emitting diodes mounted in the cavity,
a first encapsulant surrounding the light emitting diode and filling the cavity and a first group of embedded phosphor particles; and a second encapsulant surrounding light emitting diode module and filling the channel to a level sufficient to encapsulate the light emitting diodes,
wherein the light emitting diode module emits a calibrated light which offsets a color shift caused by the second encapsulant, wherein the flexible printed circuit board includes a single-layer copper trace to which a corresponding light emitting diode is coupled.

US Pat. No. 10,433,387

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND LIGHT EMITTING AND RECEIVING DEVICE

Asahi Kasei Microdevices ...

1. A light emitting device comprising:a light emitting element;
a molded resin portion configured to seal at least a portion of the light emitting element;
a temperature information acquiring unit configured to acquire temperature information;
a humidity information calculating unit configured to calculate humidity information, based on information relating to at least either electrical characteristics or optical characteristics of the light emitting element and the temperature information;
a controlling unit configured to control the light emitting element, based on the temperature information and the humidity information; and
an auxiliary element at least a portion of which is sealed by the molded resin portion, wherein
the light emitting element is disposed to be influenced by a stress of the molded resin portion,
the temperature information includes information relating to temperature of the light emitting element or temperature of the molded resin portion, and the humidity information includes information relating to humidity of the molded resin portion based on change in swelling stress, and
at least either the temperature information or the humidity information includes information relating to at least either electrical characteristics or optical characteristics of the auxiliary element.

US Pat. No. 10,433,380

TRIAC DRIVING CIRCUIT AND FIXING APPARATUS HAVING RESISTIVE ELEMENTS IN SERIES WITH DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTICS FOR CIRCUIT PROTECTION

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A triac driving circuit comprising:a triac connected between an alternating current source and a load;
a phototriac coupler configured to transmit a signal to the triac;
a first resistive element; and
a second resistive element,
wherein the phototriac coupler, the first resistive element, and the second resistive element are connected in series to a gate terminal of the triac, and
wherein a minimum resistance of the first resistive element including tolerance is higher than the maximum resistance of the second resistive element including tolerance.

US Pat. No. 10,433,373

COOKING APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A cooking apparatus comprising:a first housing provided with an inverter configured to generate an electric current and a cooling fan configured to cool the inverter; and
a second housing including a working coil to which the current from the inverter is transferred, the working coil being configured to generate heat to heat a container that is placed on the second housing,
wherein the first housing and the second housing constitute spaces detached from each other, wherein the inverter includes a PCB substrate arranged so as not to overlap with the cooling fan, wherein the first housing includes a ventilator that exhausts air from the cooling fan to an outside of the first housing and a through hole that allows air to enter the first housing, wherein the through hole is formed at a first side of the first housing corresponding to the inverter, and the ventilator is formed at a second side of the first housing corresponding to the cooling fan, and wherein the first side and the second side are separated by a prescribed distance along a horizontal axis,
wherein the first housing includes a display module that provides information related to the cooking apparatus and a control panel providing a user with an interface to allow the user to turn on/off the inverter or control a heating temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,433,367

DISENGAGING MOVEMENT ASSISTANCE

1. A device comprising:a processor; and
a computer-readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations, the operations comprising:
collecting sensor data associated with a type of motion of a user from a sensor of a wearable unit;
determining that the sensor data is not in accordance with a movement model;
providing a corrective action via the wearable unit in accordance with the movement model when it is determined that the sensor data is not in accordance with the movement model;
detecting a triggering condition for disengaging the corrective action; and
disengaging the corrective action when the triggering condition is detected.

US Pat. No. 10,433,360

MANAGING A PACKET SERVICE CALL DURING CIRCUIT SERVICE CALL SETUP WITHIN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS USER EQUIPMENT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

7. A mobile telephony device comprising:a processor; and
data storage having stored therein a telephony module that when executed by the processor is to manage a circuit service, CS, call that is in its call setup phase, and
a packet service, PS, call manager that when executed by the processor is to respond to a user-unsolicited request for a PS call in the mobile device by checking whether or not there is a CS call in its call setup phase, and if there is a CS call in its call setup phase then the PS manager is to respond by starting a count down timer and blocking the PS call until the count down timer has expired,
wherein the user-unsolicited request is from a background task running in the mobile telephony device, and wherein the background task has a lower priority for establishing a PS call than that of at least one other background task which is also running in the mobile telephony device and that is not associated with the CS call.

US Pat. No. 10,433,296

USER TERMINAL, RADIO BASE STATION AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user terminal that carries out radio communication with a primary cell and a secondary cell, the user terminal comprising:a receiver that, when a connection is established with a TDD cell, receives configuration information about a given DL/UL configuration that is selected from a plurality of DL/UL configurations; and
a processor that controls transmission and reception to and from the TDD cell based on the received DL/UL configuration,
wherein, if the primary cell is an FDD cell and DL communication is applied to the secondary cell throughout a period to which the configuration information about the DL/UL configuration is applied, then the processor feeds back an A/N in response to each DL subframe of the secondary cell by using a given UL subframe of a primary cell.

US Pat. No. 10,433,210

DATA GATHERING TO ENABLE THE OPTIMIZATION OF DISTRIBUTED WI-FI NETWORKS

Plume Design, Inc., Palo...

1. A method for gathering data by an access point in a Wi-Fi system for optimization, the method comprising:in the access point, periodically or based on command from a cloud-based system i) obtaining on-channel scanning data while operating on a home channel and ii) switching off the home channel and obtaining off-channel scanning data for one or more off-channels;
providing measurement data based on one or more of the on-channel scanning data and the off-channel scanning data to the cloud-based system for use in the optimization of the Wi-Fi system, wherein the measurement data comprises raw data and processed data; and
determining a division of time on the home channel that the access point spends in a plurality of categories based on a combination of direct measurements and computations based on the direct measurements, to determine an effective data rate of the access point for the optimization, wherein the plurality of categories include transmitting, receiving, busy, and idle.

US Pat. No. 10,431,868

ANTENNA STRUCTURE INCORPORATED IN HEAT SPREADER, HEAT SINK, AND COOLING FINS

Plume Design, Inc., Palo...

1. An antenna system reusing metallic components in a device, the antenna system comprising:a first antenna element which is also configured to transfer heat into surrounding air;
a ground plane which is part of reused metallic components in the device for heat dissipation; and
a first physical connection between the first antenna element and the ground plane which supports thermal conductivity based on an associated size and material of the first physical connection, wherein the first physical connection is metal, and supports both electrical conductivity and thermal conductivity, and wherein the first antenna element comprises an inductance loop between the ground plane via the first metal connection and an antenna connection.

US Pat. No. 10,430,895

SOCIAL MEDIA AND REVENUE GENERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

Hooley LLC, Los Angeles,...

1. A method of allowing guests of events to interact with one another, the method comprising:utilizing an event system with a plurality of users, the event system including a processor and memory;
logging, by a user of the event system, into the event system;
creating, by the user of the event system, a user profile to be utilized in the event system;
creating, by the user of the event system, an event, the event including a geo-fence surrounding a location of the event;
customizing, by the user of the event system, the event to be a public event or a private event, the customizing of the event includes customizing a name of the event, a start time, an end time, and a date of the event;
creating, by the user of the event system, an event poster of the event, the event poster including details of the event, a location of the event, an ability to invite the guests to the event, and an ability to bookmark the event;
inviting, by the user of the event system, at least some of the plurality of users to be the guests of the event;
determining a geo-location of the guests of the event;
allowing the guests of the event to access features of the event when the geo-location of the guests is within the geo-fence of the event, the features of the event include direct messaging, guest profiles, and friend requests;
receiving media content from the guests of the event, the media content including videos, images, and messages;
organizing the media content into galleries for access by the guests of the event;
providing for tickets for the event to be purchased by the guests of the event, each of the tickets having a ticket value for the event; and
charging the user at least one of a plurality of user fees for utilizing the event system, the plurality of user fees including at least one of a percentage of a ticket value purchased by the guests of the event, a flat rate for each ticket sold to the guests of the event, and a service fee based on the ticket value,
and continuing to allow the guests of the event full access or partial access to the features of the event and to the media content from the guests of the event after the guests of the event have left the geo-fence of the event; and allowing the guests of the event partial access to the features of the event and to the media content from the guests when the guests do not enter the geo-fence of the event.

US Pat. No. 10,430,742

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MODULAR CUSTOMIZATION OF INTERMEDIATE BUSINESS DOCUMENTATION GENERATION

JABIL INC., St. Petersbu...

1. A system capable of providing customized subset business processes accessible from within a standard business process flow system, comprising:a process interface for continuous receiving of the standard business process flow;
a computing memory comprising non-transient computing code which, when executed by at least one computing processor communicatively associated with the computing memory, provides at least:
a developmental graphical user interface capable of developing a plurality of object-oriented custom modules of the subset processes indicative of a plurality of custom business steps within the standard business process flow;
a plurality of data libraries, wherein at least one of the plurality of data libraries is at least semi-private and at least one is semi-public, capable of storing at least configurations and rules applicable to the plurality of object-oriented custom modules;
a run time graphical user interface capable of receiving a selecting, via a drag and drop interface, of multiple ones of the plurality of object-oriented custom modules for inclusion in a custom process stack;
a selectable trigger sensor capable of receiving a trigger indicated by one of the configurations at the process interface, and capable of diverting the standard business process flow to process the custom process stack related to the trigger according to the configurations and rules upon receipt of the trigger;
a return interface that returns an output of the custom process stack to the standard business process flow; and
a runtime graphical user interface capable of illustrating at least the trigger and the diversion.

US Pat. No. 10,427,360

TOOL FOR FIXING A TEXTILE SLEEVE ABOUT AN ELONGATE MEMBER TO BE PROTECTED AND METHOD OF FIXING A PROTECTIVE TEXTILE SLEEVE ABOUT AN ELONGATE MEMBER

Federal-Mogul Powertrain ...

1. A tool for fixing a textile sleeve about an elongate member disposed therein, comprising:a clamp assembly having opposed clamp members pivotal about a pivot axis between open and closed states, each of said clamp members having a planar clamp surface extending lengthwise along a first axis away from said pivot axis to a free end of said clamp members, said planar clamp surfaces being configured for clamping abutment with the textile sleeve disposed lengthwise along a second axis, transverse to said first axis, across a width of each of said clamp surfaces, each of said planar clamp surfaces include a plurality of heating members operably connected to a source of power to be selectively heated, said heating members being supported for independent movement relative to one another to allow said planar clamp surfaces to become non-planar clamp surfaces by automatically conforming to an outer peripheral shape of a portion of the textile sleeve disposed between said clamp members.

US Pat. No. 10,426,832

LIQUID PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION

FRESENIUS KABI DEUTSCHLAN...

1. An aqueous pharmaceutical composition comprising:(a) 45-55 mg/mL adalimumab;
(b) 5-14 mM acetate buffering agent or acetate buffer system;
(c) 190-300 mM sugar stabilizer consisting of sucrose; and
(d) 0.9-1.1 mg/mL polysorbate 80;wherein the composition:has a pH between 5.1 and 5.3;
is free of arginine;
is free of phosphate buffering agents;
is free of amino acids;
is free of surfactants, with the exception of polysorbate 80; and
comprises at most one sugar stabilizer.
US Pat. No. 10,426,131

FRAGRANCE COMPOSITION

GIVAUDAN S.A., Vernier (...

1. A solid, free-flowing composition adapted to deliver fragrance or malodor counteractant in a consumer product that is subjected to actual or potential malodorous influences, the solid, free-flowing composition comprising:a delivery system consisting of a particulate core material surrounded by a fragranced material comprising microdroplets of a fragrance dispersed in a fragrance-encapsulating material, wherein the delivery system is formed by applying a fragranced material emulsion, comprising the microdroplets dispersed in the fragrance-encapsulating material, to the particulate core material such that the outer surface of the particulate core material is homogeneously exposed to the fragranced material emulsion,
optionally, surrounded by a protective coating,
and,
an external absorbent material in which the fragrance delivery system is dispersed.

US Pat. No. 10,433,443

DISPLAY APPARATUS

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A display apparatus comprising:a display body;
a wall mount configured to connect to a rear cover, which is disposed on a rear side of the display body, so as to support the display body on a wall; and
an electrode section configured to couple with the rear cover so as to supply a power,
wherein the electrode section comprises:
a rear cover combination portion configured to couple with the rear cover,
an electrode panel configured to couple with the rear cover combination portion and to include two or more regions having different transparencies, and
a power cord connection portion configured to couple with the electrode panel,
wherein at least one part of the electrode section has a light transmittance that is greater than or equal to 50%.

US Pat. No. 10,433,440

POWER SUPPLY UNIT

1. Method to electrically insulate a power supply unit for a sterilization device,the power supply unit comprising a housing and an electric system,
the electric system being located within the housing,
the electric system having, during operation, zones that have different voltage distributions,
the housing comprising a plurality of areas,
the method comprising:
checking each of the zones to determine whether each of the zones exceeds a first voltage threshold;
measuring a distance between each of the zones that exceeds a first voltage threshold and the areas of the housing;
checking whether and/or which of the distances are below a minimum distance; and
providing those areas of the housing that are located at a distance below a minimum distance from the zone with at least one insulation shield.

US Pat. No. 10,433,434

GUIDED TRANSPORT PATH CORRECTION

Kateeva, Inc., Newark, C...

1. An apparatus to fabricate a thin-film layer, the apparatus comprising:a material source;
a support structure to support a substrate;
a conveyance system to provide relative transport between the material source and the substrate along a conveyance path, wherein during the relative transport, the material source is to deposit a material onto the substrate, in order to form the thin-film layer;
an optical source to form an optical beam;
an optical detector fixed in position relative to at least one of the material source or the substrate, the optical detector to detect divergence of the position of the optical detector from the optical beam; and
at least one transducer to displace at least one of the material source or the detector relative to the conveyance path, the at least one transducer to be driven in dependence on an output of the optical detector so as to cause the position of the optical detector to remain coincident with the beam during the relative transport.

US Pat. No. 10,433,420

CIRCUIT BOARD DEVICE AND PRINTED WIRING BOARD

LAPIS Semiconductor Co., ...

1. A printed wiring board comprising:a primary layer which has a first region on which an IC chip is mounted and a second region adjacent to the first region;
a first wiring which is provided across the first region and the second region of the primary layer of the printed wiring board;
a second wiring which is provided in the second region of the primary layer of the printed wiring board;
a first via which passes through the primary layer of the printed wiring board to be connected to the first wiring of the first region;
a second via which passes through the primary layer of the printed wiring board to be connected to the second wiring; and
a ground layer which is provided on an opposite side of the first wiring and the second wiring with respect to the primary layer and is electrically connected to the first wiring and the second wiring through the first via and the second via.

US Pat. No. 10,433,412

SHOCK INJECTOR FOR LOW-LASER ENERGY ELECTRON INJECTION IN A LASER PLASMA ACCELERATOR

The Regents of the Univer...

1. A device comprising:a block of material, the block of material defining:
a gas inlet;
a chamber in fluid communication with the gas inlet;
a throat in fluid communication with the chamber, the throat being configured to generate a supersonic flow of a gas when the gas flows through the throat;
a channel in fluid communication with the throat; and
a gas outlet in fluid communication with the channel, the channel including a ramp that is positioned proximate the gas outlet, the ramp being inclined at an angle with respect to a direction of a flow of the gas proximate a surface of the channel prior to the ramp at the gas outlet;
the chamber, the throat, and the channel being defined by a first, a second, a third, and a fourth surface, the first surface and the second surface being substantially flat surfaces and being substantially parallel to one another, and a distance between a third surface and a fourth surface defining the channel increasing from a region of the channel proximate the throat to a region proximate the gas outlet.

US Pat. No. 10,433,390

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHTING DEVICE OR LAMP WITH CONFIGURABLE LIGHT QUALITIES

Feit Electric Company, In...

1. An LED lighting device or LED lamp comprising:one or more LED packages; and
an indicator for a fixed operating mode and a configurable operating mode; and
wherein:
when the indicator is in the fixed operating mode and responsive to receiving an indication of user input for selecting user-selected operating light qualities, the one or more LED packages are operated in accordance with predefined operating light qualities corresponding to the fixed operating mode, and
when the indicator is in the configurable operating mode, responsive to receiving an indication of user input for selecting user-selected operating light qualities, operation of the one or more LED packages is modified.

US Pat. No. 10,433,386

TRACKING AND LIGHTING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A VEHICLE

J.W. SPEAKER CORPORATION,...

1. A method of illuminating a movable portion of a vehicle, the method comprising the steps of:using a height module, determining a height data of the movable portion of the vehicle to be illuminated;
communicating the determined height data of the movable portion from the height module to a stationary lamp coupled to a part of the vehicle other than the movable portion through a wireless connection, the stationary lamp including a microprocessor and a plurality of light sources, each light source controllable to illuminate an area at a predetermined height; and
illuminating at least one of the plurality of light sources to correspond to the determined height data to illuminate the movable portion.

US Pat. No. 10,433,371

ELECTROTHERMIC COMPOSITIONS

INTELLI PARTICLE PTY LTD,...

1. An electrothermic composition comprising:at least a first conductive carbon component selected from the group consisting of: conventional thermal blacks, furnace blacks, lamp blacks, channel blacks, surface-modified carbon blacks, surface functionalised carbon blacks, and heat-treated carbons;
a second resistor component which is graphite having a crystallinity of 99.9%, and wherein the graphite is heat treated at a temperature 2500° C. to 3000° C.; and
a carrier or binder;
whereby the composition has a thermal coefficient of electrical resistance (TCR) of +/?0.000110 to 0.0015 per ° C. over a temperature range of from about 200° C. to 550° C. in an airborne environment, and
wherein the ratio of the first conductive component and the second resistor component is selected between 10:1 to 1:10.

US Pat. No. 10,433,359

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-RAT ACCESS MODE OPERATION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A method for multiple radio access technology (multi-RAT) access mode operation implemented in a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) the method comprising:registering using a first radio access technology (RAT), wherein an indication for multi-RAT access is received from a network during the registration using the first RAT;
establishing a bearer in a second RAT based on the indication of multi-RAT access; and
initiating a transfer of a data flow from the first RAT to the second RAT.

US Pat. No. 10,433,347

METHODS PROVIDING CARRIER SELECTION AND RELATED NETWORK NODES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a network node for carrier selection in a telecommunications system, the telecommunications system comprising at least two network nodes, the method comprising:receiving estimated numbers of devices per candidate carrier from each of the at least two network nodes, wherein the estimated numbers of devices per candidate carrier are obtained from the at the least two network nodes respectively; and
ranking the candidate carriers based on a consensus of the estimated numbers of devices per candidate carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,433,342

ENHANCED RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL (RACH) PROCEDURE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method, of a random access channel (RACH) procedure at a user equipment (UE), comprising:selecting, at the UE, between a two-step RACH procedure or a four-step RACH procedure,
wherein the selecting is based at least on RACH configuration information received, from a base station or the RACH configuration information at the UE,
wherein selecting between the two-step or the four-step RACH procedure comprises:
determining, at the UE, a reference signal received power (RSRP) value of a synchronization signal or a reference signal, received from the base station, based at least on the received RACH configuration information; and
selecting the two-step RACH procedure in response to determining that the RSRP value of the synchronization signal or the reference signal is equal to or greater than a threshold or selecting the four-step RACH procedure in response to determining that the RS RP value of the synchronization signal or the reference signal is less than a threshold; and
transmitting, from the UE, one or more messages associated with the two-step RACH procedure or the four-step RACH procedure based on the selection.

US Pat. No. 10,433,334

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SENDING DOWNLINK DATA IN A TIME-DOMAIN BUNDLING MANNER OR A FREQUENCY-DOMAIN BUNDLING MANNER

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE), a configuration message from a base station, wherein the configuration message is used to configure, for the UE, a function of receiving physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) data for the UE and physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) control signaling for the UE, and wherein the configuration message includes information about a first quantity of transmission times of same PDCCH control signaling for the UE and information about a second quantity of transmission times of same PDSCH data for the UE, and the first quantity of transmission times of same PDCCH control signaling for the UE is equal to the second quantity of transmission times of same PDSCH data for the UE;
receiving, by the UE, the PDCCH control signaling from the base station according to the information about the first quantity of transmission times of same PDCCH control signaling for the UE, wherein the PDCCH control signaling is located in a first set of at least two consecutive downlink transmission time intervals;
receiving, by the UE, PDSCH bundled data from the base station according to the information about the second quantity of transmission times of same PDSCH data for the UE; and
parsing one or more pieces of PDSCH data in the PDSCH bundled data until content of the PDSCH bundled data is successfully obtained by the UE, wherein the PDSCH bundled data is located in a second set of at least two downlink transmission time intervals.

US Pat. No. 10,433,326

TECHNIQUES FOR COMMUNICATING IN A DISCONTINUOUS RECEIVE MODE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for configuring a discontinuous receive (DRX) mode in wireless communications, comprising:detecting, at a user equipment (UE), a listen-before-talk (LBT) frame received from an access point;
receiving, at the UE, a transmission burst over the LBT frame from the access point, wherein the transmission burst includes a scheduling indication in a broadcast communication portion of the transmission burst, wherein at least the broadcast communication portion of the transmission burst is masked with a group radio network temporary identifier (RNTI);
entering, at the UE and based at least in part on the scheduling indication, a DRX OFF mode to suspend communication resources during at least an off period corresponding to a portion of a time period for the transmission burst, wherein entering the DRX OFF mode is based at least in part on detecting masking of the broadcast communication portion is with a radio network temporary identifier (RNTI) for a different group; and
entering, at the UE and based at least in part on the scheduling indication, a DRX ON mode to activate the communication resources during an on period corresponding to another portion of the time period subsequent to the off period defined for the transmission burst.

US Pat. No. 10,433,319

METHODS, BASE STATION, INFRASTRUCTURE NODE AND TERMINAL FOR MEASUREMENTS AND DELAY-SENSITIVE VEHICLE-RELATED COMMUNICATIONS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A method of allocating resources in a mobile telecommunications system including a base station configured to communicate via a wireless interface with one or more terminals and one or more infrastructure nodes configured to communicate via the wireless interface with the one or more terminals, the method comprising:obtaining measurements, wherein a measurement relates to a link between a first terminal of the one or more terminals and a first infrastructure node of the one or more infrastructure nodes;
obtaining one or both of a delay-sensitive terminal indicator associated with the first terminal, and a delay-sensitive infrastructure node indicator associated with the first infrastructure node; and
identifying communications between the first terminal and the first infrastructure node as delay-sensitive communications based on the obtained one or both of the delay-sensitive terminal indicator and the delay-sensitive infrastructure node indicator;
identifying, based on the measurements and a result of the identifying the communications as the delay-sensitive communications, resources of the wireless interface to allocate for the first terminal to communicate with the first infrastructure node, wherein the resources are selected from two or more periods of time; and
allocating the resources for the first terminal to communicate with the first infrastructure node during the two or more periods of time.

US Pat. No. 10,433,310

VEHICLE, COMMUNICATION METHOD THEREOF, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE THEREIN

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A vehicle comprising:a wireless communication unit configured to form a direct beam pattern for performing direct wireless communication with a single target vehicle, and configured to form an omnidirectional beam pattern for performing wireless communication with at least two peripheral vehicles;
a camera module configured to obtain an image of the at least one peripheral vehicle; and
a display unit configured to display the obtained image,
wherein,
when the single target vehicle is selected, by a user, from the at least one peripheral vehicle based on the displayed image, the direct beam pattern is formed toward the selected single target vehicle, and
when the single target vehicle is not selected, by the user, from the at least one peripheral vehicle based on the displayed image, the omnidirectional beam pattern is formed to communicate with the at least two peripheral vehicles,
wherein the wireless communication unit comprises:
a beam forming module configured to form the direct beam pattern and transceive a wireless signal through a radio wave of the direct beam pattern, and configured to form the omnidirectional beam pattern and transceive a wireless signal through a radio wave of the omnidirectional beam pattern; and
a wireless communication control module configured to control the formation of the direct beam pattern according to a position of the single target vehicle, and
wherein the wireless communication unit detects again the position of the single target vehicle when it is determined that the single target vehicle is deviated from the direct beam pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,433,309

ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS FOR WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

Marvell World Trade Ltd.,...

1. A method, comprising:assigning, at a communication device, a plurality of different orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) tone blocks for a wireless local area network (WLAN) communication channel to a plurality of communication devices, including assigning a first OFDM tone block to a first communication device, assigning a second OFDM tone block to a second communication device, assigning a third OFDM tone block to a third communication device, and assigning a fourth OFDM tone block to a fourth communication device, wherein:
the first OFDM tone block spans a first frequency bandwidth less than or equal to 10 MHz,
the first OFDM tone block is within a first subchannel that spans a frequency bandwidth of 20 MHz,
the second OFDM tone block spans a second frequency bandwidth less than or equal to 10 MHz,
the second OFDM tone block is within the first subchannel,
the third OFDM tone block spans a third frequency bandwidth less than or equal to 10 MHz,
the third OFDM tone block is within a second subchannel that spans a frequency bandwidth of 20 MHz,
the fourth OFDM tone block spans a fourth frequency bandwidth less than or equal to 10 MHz, and
the fourth OFDM tone block is within the second subchannel; and
generating, at the communication device, an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) physical layer (PHY) data unit for transmission in the WLAN communication channel, including:
generating a PHY preamble portion of the OFDMA PHY data unit that spans at least the first subchannel and the second subchannel, the PHY preamble portion including a legacy preamble portion that spans at least the first subchannel and the second subchannel, wherein the legacy preamble portion includes i) a first instance of a legacy signal field that spans the first subchannel and ii) a second instance of the legacy signal field that spans the second subchannel, and
generating a data portion of the OFDMA PHY data unit, the data portion including respective independent data for the plurality of devices modulated to respective OFDM tone blocks, including i) first data for the first communication device modulated to the first OFDM tone block within the first subchannel, ii) second data for the second communication device modulated to the second OFDM tone block within the first subchannel, iii) third data for the third communication device modulated to the third OFDM tone block within the second subchannel, and iv) fourth data for the fourth communication device modulated to the fourth OFDM tone block within the second subchannel.

US Pat. No. 10,433,303

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AN INTERVAL OF FREQUENCIES IN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

AIRBUS DS SAS, Elancourt...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment, a signal to a base station in a telecommunication network, said method comprising:determining an interval of frequencies of transmission of the signal to be sent to the base station, said interval of frequencies lying in a predetermined frequency band on which the base station operates, said interval of frequencies based on a table of references comprising values of reduction of maximum power of transmission of a signal by the user equipment such that a power of the signal transmitted by the user equipment at a predefined off-band frequency is less than a predetermined maximum limit value of power, said interval of frequencies enabling a transmission with a minimum attenuation of power,
wherein the determining is performed by the user equipment, and
transmitting said signal by the user equipment to said base station in said interval of frequencies.

US Pat. No. 10,433,099

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

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A method for processing an audio signal, comprising:receiving an input audio signal;
receiving binaural room impulse response (BRIR) filter coefficients;
obtaining flag information indicating whether a length of the BRIR filter coefficients is more than a predetermined value in a time domain;
converting the BRIR filter coefficients into a set of subband filter coefficients for each subband;
obtaining average reverberation time information of a subband by using reverberation time information extracted from the set of subband filter coefficients;
obtaining one or more coefficients for curve fitting the average reverberation time information;
obtaining filter order information for determining a truncation length of the set of subband filter coefficients, wherein the filter order information is obtained, based on the flag information, by using the average reverberation time information or by using the one or more coefficients, and the filter order is determined to be variable in a frequency domain;
truncating the set of subband filter coefficients by using the filter order information, wherein an energy compensation is performed to the truncated set of subband filter coefficients based on the flag information; and
filtering each subband signal of the input audio signal by using the truncated set of subband filter coefficients corresponding thereto.

US Pat. No. 10,432,681

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING LOCAL DISPLAY AND REMOTE VIRTUAL DESKTOP FROM A MOBILE DEVICE

Parallels International G...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a processing device of a client device, a video stream from a remote server, wherein the video stream comprises a graphical object generated by an application running on the remote server and controllable by a command issued by a mobile device communicatively coupled with the client device, the command to be executed by the remote server;
detecting whether the video stream comprises a result of an execution of the command with respect to the graphical object by the remote server;
responsive to the video stream not comprising the result, generating, by the processing device of the client device, a substitute graphical object to replace the graphical object in the video stream; and
causing display of the substitute graphical object on the client device.

US Pat. No. 10,432,473

SENSING LOCATION OF RACK COMPONENTS

Vapor IO Inc., Austin, T...

1. A method of localizing rack-mounted computing devices, the method comprising:receiving a request for a rack computing device location, the rack computing device being mounted in a rack comprising at least one blind mate power bus;
wirelessly sensing, by a tag reader coupled to a blind mate power adaptor of the rack computing device, a value indicative of the location of the rack computing device, the reader configured to perform operations comprising:
sensing, based on physical proximity between a tag and the tag reader, the value of the tag, the proximity being caused by the rack computing device being mounted in one of a plurality of receptacles in the rack, each of the receptacles being associated with a different tag, each different tag mounted to the rack independent of the rack computing device and encoding a different value indicative of a different location within the rack; and
generating, based on the wirelessly sensed value of the tag, location information related to the location of the rack computing device mounted in the rack; and
transmitting a signal conveying the location information via the blind mate power adaptor of the rack computing device, the blind mate power adaptor being coupled to a blind mate power bus of the rack.

US Pat. No. 10,432,189

CONTROL OF SEMICONDUCTOR SWITCH

VACON OY, Vaasa (FI)

1. An arrangement for controlling, by means of a voltage signal inputted between gate and emitter terminals (G-E), a switch type power semiconductor component in the form of an IGBT transistor, the arrangement comprising:at least one resistance and at least one switch (RGON1-SGON1, RGOFF1-SGOFF1) connected in series between an auxiliary voltage (+UG4, ?UG4) of a gate controller and the gate terminal (G) of the IGBT;
a measuring circuit, adapted to measure a collector voltage between collector and emitter terminals of the IGBT and to form therefrom a signal (duC4/dt) proportional to a rate of change of the collector voltage; and
a signal modification circuit, adapted to control the at least one switch (SGON1, SGOFF1) connected in series with the at least one resistance with a high frequency of at least 1 MHz, by means of the rate of change (duC4/dt) of the collector voltage influencing the duty cycles of control signals (PWMON, PWMOFF, PWMON21, PWMON22) of the at least one switch;
wherein the at least one switch (SGON1, SGOFF1) and the at least one resistance (RGOFF1, RGON1) connected in series therewith are connected in parallel with a gate resistance that is connected between the IGBT's gate terminal and the auxiliary voltage of the gate controller all the time that the IGBT is controlled to be in a conducting state and all the time that the IGBT is controlled to be in a non-conducting state.

US Pat. No. 10,432,016

ELECTRIC ACCUMULATOR UTILIZING AN ULTRA-CAPACITOR ARRAY

SAFRAN LANDING SYSTEMS CA...

1. An electric accumulator system for selectively operating a first aircraft device of a plurality of aircraft devices in an aircraft electrical system, the electric accumulator system comprising:an ultra-capacitor configured to store electrical energy;
an input connector including a switch configured to selectively couple in electrical communication the ultra-capacitor to an aircraft power supply that is powered by an aircraft engine, the switch having a closed state, in which electrical energy is able to flow from the aircraft power supply to the ultra-capacitor, and an open state, in which electrical energy is prevented to flow from the aircraft power supply to the ultra-capacitor, thereby isolating the aircraft power supply from the electric accumulator system;
a first output connector configured to couple the ultra-capacitor to the first aircraft device;
a second output connector configured to couple the ultra-capacitor to a second aircraft device of the plurality of aircraft devices;
a sub-system controller operatively connected to the first aircraft device and to the second aircraft device, the sub-system controller configured to control distribution of the electrical energy from the ultra-capacitor to the first aircraft device and the second aircraft device, wherein the sub-system controller is configured to allow electrical energy to flow from the ultra-capacitor to one of the first and second aircraft devices, but not the other of the first and second aircraft devices, and vice versa; and
a power distribution controller operatively connected to the input connector, the first output connector and the second output connector for controlling flow of electrical energy to and from the ultra-capacitor, the power distribution controller configured to:
determine power demand on the power supply; and
(i) if the power demand on the aircraft power supply is high:
place the switch in the open state to prevent electrical energy from flowing into the ultra-capacitor from the aircraft power supply; and
use the sub-system controller to selectively close the first output connector to power the first aircraft device using the electrical energy from the ultra-capacitor, and to selectively open the second output connector to prevent the electrical energy from flowing to the second aircraft device; and
(ii) if the power demand on the aircraft power supply is low:
place the switch in the closed state to charge the ultra-capacitor by allowing electrical energy to flow into the ultra-capacitor from the aircraft power supply,
wherein the first aircraft device is selected from a group consisting of an electric landing gear steering system, an electric landing gear brake, or a landing gear actuator, and
wherein the ultra-capacitor is located on a landing gear of an aircraft or in a landing gear bay of the aircraft to improve performance of the electric accumulator system.

US Pat. No. 10,431,989

LOW VOLTAGE, LOW FREQUENCY, MULTI LEVEL POWER CONVERTER

JABIL INC., St. Petersbu...

1. A low voltage, low frequency multi-level power converter capable of power conversion, comprising:a low voltage, low frequency circuit, comprising:
a plurality of low voltage source inputs;
a plurality of phase-shifting inverters in series, each of the plurality of phase-shifting inverters being configured to:
receive at least one of the plurality of low voltage source inputs, and
generate at least one square wave output;
at least one series voltage regulator coupled in series to one or more of the plurality of phase-shifting inverters suitable to secondarily smooth the at least one square wave output; and
a semi-sine wave output derived from the generated at least one secondarily smoothed square wave output.