US Pat. No. 10,716,221

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A method of manufacturing an electronic device comprising a panel and a circuit board, the panel having an active area, a first pad area adjacent to the active area, and a second pad area adjacent to the active area, the circuit board comprising a main portion, a first portion connected to the main portion and comprising first pads on one side of the circuit board, and a second portion connected to the main portion, spaced from the first portion on a plane, and comprising second pads on another side of the circuit board, the method comprising:placing the panel on a stage;
aligning the circuit board with the panel such that a lower surface of the first portion of the circuit board is over and faces an upper surface of the panel and the first pads of the circuit board face the first pad area and an upper surface of the second portion of the circuit board is below and faces a lower surface of the panel and the second pads of the circuit board face the second pad area;
moving the first portion of the circuit board by contacting an upper surface of the first portion;
moving the second portion of the circuit board by contacting the upper surface of the second portion;
supporting the second portion of the circuit board by contacting the lower surface of the second portion; and
compressing the first portion of the circuit board to the first pad area of the panel.

US Pat. No. 10,716,246

THERMAL MANAGEMENT DEVICE

ROLLS-ROYCE plc, London ...

1. A thermal management device for dissipating heat from one or more electrical components in an aircraft, the thermal management device including:a heat spreader comprising a plurality of layers of annealed pyrolytic graphite, the heat spreader having higher thermal conductivity in a plane defined by the layers than in a direction perpendicular to the layers;
a flow path for a cooling fluid defined through the heat spreader, such that at least a portion of the flow path is surrounded by the heat spreader, wherein the flow path is helical, around a central axis extending through the plurality of layers; and
a housing encasing the heat spreader, the housing arranged to have the one or more electrical components mounted there-on and to form a thermal interface between the heat spreader and the one or more electrical components,
wherein a pipe extends straight through the housing, and wherein the thermal management device further comprises:
a static helical baffle arranged on the exterior of the pipe;
a void formed in the heat spreader around the pipe and baffle; and
slots formed in a section of the pipe within the housing, to provide fluid communication between the interior of the pipe and the void,
wherein the flow path is defined on the exterior of the pipe, by the baffles.

US Pat. No. 10,716,250

COMPONENT MOUNTING APPARATUS

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting apparatus comprising:a mounting head, including
a nozzle holder that extends in an up-down direction, the nozzle holder including a pin that is bridged to the lower end of the nozzle holder in a diametrical direction of the nozzle holder,
a nozzle that is attached to a lower end of the nozzle holder to be movable up and down with respect to the nozzle holder,
an elastic body that elastically supports the nozzle,
a protrusion that is provided at a position that is offset from the central axis of the nozzle, and
a nozzle lifting and lowering mechanism that is able to move the nozzle downward by engaging with the protrusion and pressing down the protrusion against elastic force of the elastic body; and
a control device that controls the mounting head, the control device configured to
measure in advance a deviation amount between a tip position of the nozzle before the nozzle lifting and lowering mechanism moves the nozzle downward and a tip position of the nozzle after the nozzle lifting and lowering mechanism moves the nozzle downward when the nozzle lifting and lowering mechanism presses down a predetermined reference position of the protrusion,
set a position on the protrusion on a line corresponding to a line along which the pin extends as the reference position, and
control the mounting head so as to suck a component to mount the component on a board taking the deviation amount into account.

US Pat. No. 10,716,226

STRUCTURAL DEVICE COVER

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A device, comprising:a base assembly that is configured to define a lower axis of rotation;
a display assembly including a display that is configured to rotate around an upper axis of rotation; and,
an arm assembly extending from the base assembly at the lower axis of rotation to the display assembly at the upper axis of rotation, the arm assembly comprising a hollow arm and an arm cover, wherein the hollow arm includes an open side for receiving the arm cover, an outward facing surface of the arm cover defining a protuberance, the hollow arm defining an undercut within the open side, the protuberance of the arm cover contacting the undercut of the hollow arm to secure the hollow arm and the arm cover without fasteners and where the protuberance is concealed by an outer surface of the hollow arm and an upper surface of the arm cover.

US Pat. No. 10,716,179

SINGLE FIRE-WIRE BI-DIRECTIONAL POWER FETCHING AND DIMMER CONTROL SYSTEM

LOONG YEE INDUSTRIAL CORP...

1. A single fire-wire bi-directional power fetching and dimmer control system, comprising:a dimmer circuit, connected in series to a single fire-wire, the dimmer circuit includes at least a dimmer driver, and two connected bi-directional power electronic components, wherein, one of the bi-directional power electronic components is disposed on an input end of the single fire-wire, and the other bi-directional power electronic component is disposed on an output end of the single fire-wire, through using the two bi-directional power electronic components, both a positive wave AC and a negative wave AC are used to perform phase conduction adjustment, wherein the dimmer circuit is a neutral-wire-free dimmer circuit;
a single fire-wire bi-directional power fetching module, connected in series to the dimmer circuit, and is disposed between the two bi-directional power electronic components, to perform single fire-wire power fetching when the dimmer circuit is conducting, the two bi-directional power electronic components are formed respectively by two separate high voltage high power MOSFETs, and the dimmer driver is an MOSFET dimmer driver, in which, a dimmer cycle ratio of the dimmer circuit is controlled to be in a range of 15% to 95%;
a high side buck, connected in parallel to the dimmer circuit, with one end of the converter circuit disposed on the input end of the single fire-wire connected to one of the two bi-directional power electronic components, and with the other end of the converter circuit disposed on the output end of the single fire-wire connected to the other of the two bi-directional power electronic components, wherein the high side buck converter circuit is a full-bridge rectifier; and
a DC to DC converter, with an input end of the converter for fetching power connected to the single fire-wire bi-directional power fetching module, and the high side buck; and with an output end of the converter for supplying power connected to the dimmer driver of the dimmer circuit, to perform single fire-wire bi-directional light dimming.

US Pat. No. 10,716,249

COMPONENT MOUNTING MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting machine configured to mount a component on a board, the machine comprising:a suction nozzle that has a nozzle suction surface to which a component is suctioned;
a camera that is disposed on a lateral side of the suction nozzle and is configured to acquire nozzle imaged data of a tip end of the suction nozzle; and
a control device configured to determine a quality of the nozzle suction surface of the suction nozzle,
wherein the nozzle imaged data includes a nozzle region in which the tip end of the suction nozzle is captured, and a background region in which a background below the tip end of the suction nozzle is captured, and
wherein the control device is configured to calculate a lowermost end position that includes
scanning a plurality of first inspection lines in a vertical direction or a horizontal direction of the nozzle imaged data, and
calculating a lowermost end position of the nozzle suction surface or foreign matter adhered to the nozzle suction surface from a plurality of items of positional information obtained by sensing the nozzle suction surface or foreign matter adhered to the nozzle suction surface by using the plurality of first inspection lines,
calculate a difference that includes
calculating, on the basis of the plurality of items of positional information, a first height, which is a position in the vertical direction of the nozzle suction surface or foreign matter adhered to the nozzle suction surface at a first position that is separated from the lowermost end position by a first set distance or more on one side in the horizontal direction,
calculating, on the basis of the plurality of position information, a second height, which is a position in the vertical direction of the nozzle suction surface or foreign matter adhered to the nozzle suction surface at a second position that is separated from the lowermost end position by a second set distance or more on the other side in the horizontal direction, and
calculating a first difference between the first height and a height of the lowermost end position and a second difference between the second height and the height of the lowermost end position, and
determine the quality of the nozzle suction surface on the basis of the smaller difference of the first difference and the second difference.

US Pat. No. 10,716,247

ELECTROMAGNETIC ABSORBER

MAXELL HOLDINGS, LTD., K...

1. An electromagnetic-wave absorber comprising an electromagnetic-wave absorbing layer in which a plurality of magnetic layers are stacked, each magnetic layer containing magnetic iron oxide that magnetically resonates at a high frequency in a band equal to or higher than a millimeter-wave band,wherein in each of the magnetic layers, the magnetic iron oxide in a particulate form is dispersed in a resin binder, and
a value of an anisotropic magnetic field (HA) of the magnetic iron oxide contained in at least one of the magnetic layers is different from that of the magnetic iron oxide contained in another of the magnetic layers.

US Pat. No. 10,716,240

DEFLECTION OF HEATED AIR FROM A POSTERIOR ELECTRICAL COMPONENT

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. An apparatus comprising: a first duct channel to: receive heated air from an electrical component; and deflect the heated air from a posterior component, the deflection caused by a curvature of an internal partition; and a second duct channel, segmented from the first duct channel via the internal partition, to provide cool air to the posterior electrical component, wherein the first duct channel and the second duct channel form a double channel helix; and wherein a third duct channel, segmented from the first duct channel and the duct second duct channel via a different internal partition, to: receive the cool air; and inflect the cool air for delivery to a subsequent posterior electrical component, the inflection caused by a curvature of the different internal partition.

US Pat. No. 10,716,207

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PACKAGE

Innovium, Inc., San Jose...

1. An apparatus comprising:a printed circuit board that includes:
a multilayer lamination of layers that includes one or more ground layers, one or more power layers, and a plurality of signal layers;
a plurality of vias that are formed through the multilayer lamination of layers; and
a plurality of bonding pads that provide coupling for a ball grid array of an integrated circuit (IC) package to the one or more ground layers, the one or more power layers, and the plurality of signal layers through the plurality of vias,
wherein the multilayer lamination of layers includes:
one or more first signal layers of the plurality of signal layers for transferring a first type of signal; and
one or more second signal layers of the plurality of signal layers for transferring a second type of signal,
wherein the one or more first signal layers are arranged in a first section of the multilayer lamination of layers and the one or more second signal layers being arranged in a different second section of the multilayer lamination of layers,
wherein the one or more first signal layers in the first section are separated from the one or more second signal layers in the second section by at least one ground layer of the one or more ground layers,
wherein the first section is closer to a surface of the printed circuit board that includes the plurality of bonding pads, and
wherein the one or more second signal layers transfer signals closer to a central area of the printed circuit board compared to the one or more first signal layers, the central area corresponding to an area of the printed circuit board that couples the ball grid array of the integrated circuit (IC) package.

US Pat. No. 10,716,165

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR RELEASING A SIDELINK RADIO BEARER FOR D2D COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

5. A method for a UE operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a D2D data packet for a sidelink radio bearer to a peer UE, wherein the D2D packet includes information informing the peer UE that there is no more data for the sidelink radio bearer to be transmitted to the peer UE;
receiving release feedback including at least one of a target ID, a source ID, or an LCID related to a D2D radio bearer from the peer UE;
based on the release feedback informing the UE to release the sidelink radio bearer, releasing the sidelink radio bearer related to at least one of the target ID, the source ID, or the LCID included in the feedback wherein the information is related to at least one of a buffer status of value zero, a MAC SDU (Medium Access Control Service Data Unit) with only padding, or an RLC PDU (Radio Link Control Proto-col Data Unit) without including any data field.

US Pat. No. 10,716,158

CONFIGURATION OF CARRIER-AGGREGATION SERVICE WITH DUAL-CONNECTIVITY SERVICE

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method for a wireless communication system to configure service of a user equipment device (“UE”), wherein the system supports a first radio access technology (“RAT”) and a second RAT, including operation on carriers according to the first RAT (“first-RAT carriers”) and operation on one or more carriers according to the second RAT (“second-RAT carrier(s)”), the method comprising:serving, by the system, the UE with dual-connectivity on (i) a first-RAT carrier and (ii) a second-RAT carrier;
selecting, by the system, an additional first-RAT carrier to aggregate with the first-RAT carrier of the dual-connectivity service, wherein the UE is not yet served on the additional first-RAT carrier, and wherein the selecting includes (i) determining a level of load attributable to standalone first-RAT service on the additional first-RAT carrier, and (ii) selecting the additional first-RAT carrier based at least on the determined level of load attributable to standalone first-RAT service on the additional first-RAT carrier being predefined-threshold low; and
configuring, by the system, carrier-aggregation service of the UE on at least (i) the first-RAT carrier of the dual-connectivity service and (ii) the selected additional first-RAT carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,716,150

METHOD FOR MOBILE SERVICE CHAINING VIA HYBRID NETWORK RESOURCES SWITCHING

1. A method comprising:receiving a request, by a master service orchestration layer from an application service layer for a communication session, the request originating from a user device;
coordinating, by the master service orchestration layer, an identification of resources, wherein the identification of resources comprises:
identifying a first resource from a plurality of first resources, wherein the first resource is associated with a radio access network (RAN) service control layer for a radio access network wherein the RAN service control layer is in direct communication with the master service orchestration layer and wherein the plurality of resources includes at least one virtual network function (VNF);
identifying a second resource from a plurality of second resources, wherein the second resource is associated with an LTE service control layer for LTE core functions and wherein the LTE service control layer is in direct communication with the master service orchestration layer; and
identifying a third resource from a plurality of third resources, wherein the third resource is associated with a content service control layer for content and wherein the content service control layer is in direct communication with the master service orchestration layer;
allocating a virtual machine to be used to instantiate the at least one VNF;
instantiating the at least one VNF;
establishing, by the master service orchestration layer, the communication session using the first resource, the second resource and the third resource by facilitating direct communications between the RAN service control layer, the LTE service control layer and the content service control layer.

US Pat. No. 10,716,251

COMPONENT MOUNTING ROBOT SYSTEM

KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIK...

1. A component mounting robot system comprising:a component transfer robot which transfers a mounting component to a mounting position of a base component, the mounting component being a component to be mounted and including a mounting portion; and
a jig which corrects a position of the mounting portion of the mounting component transferred by the component transfer robot to the mounting position,
wherein the jig includes a guide portion which corrects the position of the mounting portion of the mounting component to the mounting position,
wherein the component transfer robot includes a holding section which holds the mounting component so that a posture of the mounting component is changeable,
wherein the holding section includes a holding member with a holding surface that holds an upper portion or side surface of the mounting component,
wherein the holding member is formed in a tubular shape, and
wherein a posture of the holding member is changeable in such a way that an inclination of the holding surface with respect to a center axis of the holding member is changeable due to the mounting portion of the mounting component being guided by the guide portion.

US Pat. No. 10,716,239

ENERGY EFFICIENT DATA CENTER LIQUID COOLING WITH GEOTHERMAL ENHANCEMENT

International Business Ma...

1. A data center cooling system comprising:an indoor portion wherein heat is absorbed from components in said data center by a heat transfer fluid;
an outdoor heat exchanger portion in selective fluid communication with said indoor portion;
a geothermal heat exchanger portion in selective fluid communication with said indoor portion;
a valve arrangement; and
a control unit configured to operate said valve arrangement to switch said data center cooling system from a first mode to a second mode of operation, responsive to measured temperature of said heat transfer fluid entering said indoor portion exceeding a first maximum allowable value and responsive to ground temperature adjacent said geothermal heat exchanger portion being less than a temperature of air surrounding said outdoor heat exchanger portion;
wherein:
said first mode comprises:
geothermal cooling of said heat transfer fluid in said geothermal heat exchanger portion only;
said second mode is different than said first mode and comprises:
ambient air cooling of said heat transfer fluid in said outdoor heat exchanger portion; and
said geothermal cooling of said heat transfer fluid in said geothermal heat exchanger portion.

US Pat. No. 10,716,202

CROSSTALK MITIGATION FOR PCB TO DIE TRANSITION IN SUPERCONDUCTING DEVICES

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A device, comprising:a set of wire bonds that attach at least one superconducting data line to chip-set dies; and
magnetic shielding walls that respectively isolate the set of wire bonds.

US Pat. No. 10,716,204

KEYBOARD

CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A keyboard, comprising:a base plate, comprising:
a first part, including at least one first limiting portion and at least one second limiting portion;
a second part, which is parallel to the first part and has at least a third limiting portion protruding from the second part; and
an inclined part, which is connected to the first part and the second part; and
a thin film circuit board, which is disposed on the base plate, the thin film circuit board comprising:
a first region, which is located at the first part, the first region having at least one opening, the first limiting portion and the second limiting portion being accommodated in the at least one opening, the first limiting portion limiting the first region shifting along a first direction, the second limiting portion limiting the first region shifting along a second direction, the first direction being opposite to the second direction;
a second region, which is located at the second part and has at least one opening; and
at least one connecting portion, which is located at the inclined part, the third limiting portion being passed through the opening of the second region and propped against the connecting portion.

US Pat. No. 10,716,191

DIMMER SYSTEM AND METHOD OF POWERING REMOTE DIMMERS

EATON INTELLIGENT POWER L...

1. A dimmer system comprising:a master dimmer electrically connected between a power source and a load and structured to control dimming of the load, the master dimmer including:
a power supply structured to generate first direct current power and second direct current power, and
a constant current circuit structured to fix a current level of the second direct current power; and
a plurality of remote dimmers structured to receive and be powered by the second direct current power with the fixed current level.

US Pat. No. 10,716,243

USE OF STIRLING ENGINES FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

BULL, Les Clayes sous Bo...

1. An information processing system, comprising:a set of information processing devices forming a plurality of electric circuits powered by a power supply source;
a first closed circuit comprised of ducts that convey a heat transfer fluid, the ducts of the first closed circuit being in direct contact with at least one portion of the plurality of electric circuits, the first closed circuit conveying a heat transfer fluid, the plurality of electric circuits transferring heat to the heat transfer fluid of the first closed circuit;
a second closed circuit comprised of ducts that convey a further heat transfer fluid, the second closed circuit recovering heat stored by the first circuit;
at least one Stirling machine wherein
i) the first closed circuit is adapted to form a hot source of the at least one Stirling machine before contact with the second closed circuit, and
ii) the first closed circuit is adapted to form a cold source of the at least one Stirling machine after contact with the second closed circuit,
wherein when there is a temperature difference between said hot source and said cold source, the at least one Stirling machine produces a mechanical circular movement at an output wheel; and
a generator connected to the output wheel, wherein the circular movement at the output wheel is transmitted to the generator to drive the generator to provide an electric current from said mechanical movement, said electric current providing power to the plurality of electric circuits.

US Pat. No. 10,716,184

LED TUBE

CH LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY CO...

1. An LED lamp comprising a driving circuit controlled by a switch during use, wherein the driving circuit comprises:a dimming controller having a switch state monitoring port and a power supply port, wherein the power supply voltage gradually decreases after the switch is turned off, and when the switch is turned on again, if the power supply voltage is between a first set value and a second set value, the dimming controller outputs a driving signal with the same value as the driving signal when the switch is off, so that the current flowing through the LED light source remains unchanged; when the supply voltage is lower than the second set value, the dimming controller outputs a dynamically changing driving signal to cause current flowing through the LED light source gradually changing from a first extreme value to a second extreme value; and
a power conversion unit, configured to receive the driving signal and provide energy for the LED light source;wherein the dimming controller comprises:a dimming trigger module outputting a corresponding trigger signal according to the switch state;
an undervoltage detection module for detecting a supply voltage of the input dimming controller;
a reference signal generator outputting a reference signal having a fixed potential or a gradient change according to magnitude of the power supply voltage at a time when the switch is on;
a PWM pulse width modulation module that is configured to receive the reference signal and synthesize the PWM pulse signal.

US Pat. No. 10,716,161

METHOD FOR RESUMING CONNECTION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

11. A method for performing a connection resumption procedure by an eNodeB (eNB) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a User Equipment (UE), a RRC Connection Request message including information indicating whether a E-RAB setup is necessary after the TAU procedure;
in response to the RRC Connection Request message, determining whether the connection resumption of the UE is possible;
transmitting, to a network side, a first message including a tracking area update (TAU) request of the UE and a result of the determining whether the connection resumption of the UE is possible; and
receiving, from the network side, a second message determined based on:
(i) the information indicating whether the E-RAB setup is necessary after the TAU procedure, and
(ii) the result of the determining whether the connection resumption of the UE is possible.

US Pat. No. 10,716,235

ADJUSTABLE MOUNTING RAIL LATCHES

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. An adjustable mounting rail latch, comprising:first and second latch modules each comprising a first side and a second side, wherein each of the first sides is configured to be attached to at least one equipment unit and each of the second sides includes an attachment system configured to mechanically couple to a mounting rail;
a slide-rail system integrated with the first and second latch modules, wherein the slide-rail system is configured to slideably couple the first latch module with the second latch module and permit relative longitudinal movement of the first and second latch modules to a plurality of different relative locations, wherein each of the different relative locations are configured for attachment to the mounting rail; and
at least one selectively engageable retention device configured to exert a force on the mounting rail to prevent movement of the first and second latch modules along the mounting rail.

US Pat. No. 10,716,232

LOW PROFILE, NESTING CAPACITOR COLLARS

Raytheon Company, Waltha...

11. An electronics assembly, comprising:a chassis;
a circuit board coupled to the chassis;
a support structure coupled to the chassis and spatially separated from the circuit board, and comprising an array of apertures;
a plurality of electronics components electrically coupled to the circuit board and extending through respective apertures of the support structure;
a plurality of first mounting collars attached to the support structure for mounting respective electronics components to the support structure; and
a plurality of second mounting collars attached to the support structure for mounting respective electronics components to the support structure, the second mounting collars arranged in an alternating manner relative to the first mounting collars,
wherein the first mounting collars are nested relative to adjacent second mounting collars to maximize the density of the electronics components relative to the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,716,227

BENDING APPARATUS AND DISPLAY DEVICE

SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED C...

1. A bending apparatus, comprising a first supporting portion, a second supporting portion and a bending portion, wherein:each of the first supporting portion and the second supporting portion is formed by a retractable plate-shaped structure,
the first supporting portion is rotatably connected to the bending portion, and
the second supporting portion is rotatably connected to the bending portion,
wherein the retractable plate-shaped structure comprises a plurality of plate-shaped structures which are successively connected in an end-to-end manner, and adjacent plate-shaped structures are slidable relative to each other,
wherein the first supporting portion comprises a plurality of first supporting plates, the plurality of first supporting plates are successively connected in a retractable manner, such that cross-sectional areas of the plurality of first supporting plates are gradually reduced, one of the plurality of first supporting plates having the greatest cross-sectional area is configured to connect the bending portion, one of the plurality of first supporting plates having the smallest cross-sectional area located at an end of the first supporting portion away from the bending portion is configured to be fixedly connected to a flexible display panel,
the second supporting portion comprises a plurality of second supporting plates, the plurality of second supporting plates are successively connected in a retractable manner, such that cross-sectional areas of the plurality of second supporting plates are gradually reduced, one of the plurality of second supporting plates having the greatest cross-sectional area is configured to connect the bending portion, one of the plurality of second supporting plates having the smallest cross-sectional area located at an end of the second supporting portion away from the bending portion is configured to be fixedly connected to the flexible display panel, and
a cross section of each of the plurality first supporting plates and the plurality of second supporting plates is perpendicular to an upper surface of the retractable plate-shaped structure, and is parallel to a rotation axis between the first supporting portion and the bending portion,
wherein each of the plurality of first supporting plates comprises a plurality of first positioning holes located on a sidewall of the first supporting plate,
each of the plurality of first supporting plates, except for the first supporting plate having the greatest cross-sectional area, further comprises a first positioning portion located on the sidewall of the first supporting plate, and the first positioning portion is configured to be engaged with one of the plurality of first positioning holes for positioning,
each of the plurality of second supporting plates comprises a plurality of second positioning holes located on a sidewall of the second supporting plate, and
each of the plurality of second supporting plates, except for the second supporting plate having the greatest cross-sectional area, comprises a second positioning portion located on the sidewall of the second supporting plate, and the second positioning portion is configured to be engaged with one of the plurality of second positioning holes for positioning, wherein: each of the first positioning portion and the second positioning portion is a spring pin or a positioning protrusion.

US Pat. No. 10,716,212

LC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LC DEVICE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An LC device comprising:a planar element having first and second principal surfaces that oppose each other with an insulating resin layer disposed between at least a portion of the first and second principal surfaces;
an inductor disposed inside the planar element and including a loop-shaped conductor pattern in a plan view from the first principal surface;
a mounting-type capacitor disposed in an opening of the loop-shaped conductor pattern in the plan view and inside the planar element with at least a mounting surface of the capacitor in contact with the insulating resin layer; and
a first magnetic-body that forms a portion of the planar element and that is disposed between the loop-shaped conductor pattern of the inductor and the mounting-type capacitor over an entire length of the loop-shaped conductor pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,716,166

EMERGENCY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM INCORPORATING INTEGRAL PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO BRIDGING CAPABILITY

SAFECOM 911, INC., Cente...

1. A communication system especially adapted for facilitating emergency communications between communication endpoints having incompatible radios operating on distinct frequencies, the endpoints including at least one public safety radio associated with a communication endpoint and at least one local radio associated with another communication endpoint, said system comprising:at least one pre-programmed digital radio operating on a different channel or frequency than said at least one public safety radio and said at least one local radio;
a radio bridge to facilitate direct radio communications between said at least one public safety radio and said local radio, said radio bridge including hardware enabling connection between the radios, said bridge communicating with a communications server to receive activation and deactivation instructions sent from an authorized user, said instructions being sent as Internet Protocol (IP) packets over an IP communications network;
a digital radio module incorporated with said radio bridge, said module being configured to control said radio bridge by a radio frequency (RF) signal received from said at least one pre-programmed digital radio; and
computer coded instructions associated with a computer processor of the system to selectively control and monitor the system to include (i) activation and deactivation of said radio bridge to prevent activation and deactivation control at said communication endpoint associated with the at least one local radio, and (ii) production of visual displays for a user that include an indication of whether a radio bridge has been activated or deactivated by said at least one pre-programmed digital radio, and wherein said indication includes whether the radio is a public safety digital radio or a private digital radio.

US Pat. No. 10,716,132

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:a receiver which, in operation, receives downlink control information including either one of first resource block assignment information that indicates resource blocks of which one allocated cluster is comprised or second resource block assignment information that indicates resource blocks of which a plurality of allocated clusters are comprised, the plurality of allocated clusters being inconsecutive in a frequency domain, and each cluster being comprised of resource blocks that are consecutive in the frequency domain; and
a transmitter which, in operation, maps uplink data to the resource blocks indicated by the first resource block assignment information or by the second resource block assignment information and transmits the mapped uplink data,
wherein the downlink control information is transmitted, from a base station, with a downlink control information (DCI) format, the DCI format having a size, which is different according to a number of codewords, a number of layers, or a number of streams and which is same, regardless of a number of clusters allocated to the communication apparatus for each number of codewords, each number of layers, or each number of streams,
wherein the DCI format has a same size according to a maximum value of the number of clusters for each number of codewords, each number of layers, or each number of streams; and
wherein a number of bits that would be used to provide the second resource block assignment information indicating the resource blocks of which the plurality of clusters are comprised is larger than a number of bits that would be used to provide the first resource block assignment information indicating the resource blocks of which the one cluster is comprised.

US Pat. No. 10,716,248

COMPONENT SUPPLY DEVICE

YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIK...

1. A component supply device for supplying components to a component extraction position by using a component storage tape including a carrier tape in which a plurality of component storage parts for housing the components are arranged at predetermined intervals, and a cover tape affixed on the carrier tape so as to cover the component storage parts,the component supply device comprising:
a device body;
a tape delivery unit disposed in the device body, the tape delivery unit being configured to deliver the component storage tape toward the component extraction position in a tape feeding direction along an arrangement direction of the component storage parts;
a tape guide attached to the device body, the tape guide being configured to guide traveling of the component storage tape delivered by the tape delivery unit; and
a component exposure part configured to expose the components in the component storage parts of the component storage tape traveling by being guided by the tape guide,
wherein the tape guide includes:
a guide body including a pair of side walls extending along the tape feeding direction, the pair of side walls being configured to define a tape traveling path with a predetermined width; and
a positioning guide including a pair of tape side surface guides attached to the guide body to be disposed on an upstream side in the tape feeding direction with respect to the component exposure part on the tape traveling path, the pair of tape side surface guides being configured to guide side surfaces of the component storage tape,
the device body includes a tape guide installation area that is an area to which the tape guide is attached, defines the tape traveling path in cooperation with the pair of side walls of the guide body, and includes an upper surface covered with the guide body from above,
the tape guide is attached to the tape guide installation area with displacement allowed in an up and down direction orthogonal to both the tape feeding direction and a width direction of the tape traveling path,
displacement of the positioning guide in the up and down direction is allowed together with the guide body following the displacement of the tape guide being allowed in the up and down direction,
the pair of tape side surface guides is apart from each other at a distance shorter than a width of the tape traveling path in a width direction, and the pair of tape side surface guides guides the side surfaces of the component storage tape so as to travel toward the component exposure part with positioning performed in the width direction of the tape traveling path, and
the pair of tape side surface guides is configured to allow a separation distance between sections that guide the side surfaces to be variable in the width direction.

US Pat. No. 10,716,233

SERVER

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A server comprising:a housing including a top side and a bottom portion;
a first node defined by first and second printed circuit assemblies respectively disposed adjacent to the top side and the bottom portion of the housing;
a second node defined by third and fourth printed circuit assemblies respectively disposed adjacent to the top side and the bottom portion of the housing;
two sets of memory components disposed on each of the second and fourth printed circuit assemblies;
a processor disposed between each set of the memory components;
a first connector attaching the first and second printed circuit assemblies to one another; and
a second connector attaching the third and fourth printed circuit assemblies to one another.

US Pat. No. 10,716,196

CONTACTOR

MODA-INNOCHIPS CO., LTD.,...

1. A contactor disposed on a conductor coming into contact with a user of an electronic device and an internal circuit, the contactor comprising:a contact part and an electric shock prevention part, which are disposed to face each other, and, of which at least portions respectively come into contact with the conductor and the internal circuit,
wherein the electric shock prevention part comprises a laminate in which a plurality of insulation sheets are vertically laminated between the internal circuit and the conductor and an external electrode disposed on a side surface of the laminate, and
at least one portion of the external electrode extends to one surface of the laminate and is connected to a ground terminal or the conductor, and at least the other portion extends to the other surface of the laminate to come into contact with the contact part.

US Pat. No. 10,716,089

DEPLOYMENT OF TRAINED NEURAL NETWORK BASED RSS FINGERPRINT DATASET

MAPSTED CORP., Mississau...

1. A method, executed in a processor of a server computing device, of deploying received signal strength (RSS) fingerprint dataset, based on a trained neural network for mobile device indoor navigation, the method comprising:receiving RSS parameters from a plurality of mobile devices, the RSS parameters acquired for a set of positions within an indoor area, the RSS parameters being determined by the plurality of mobile devices using a respective RSS sensor device;
training a neural network implemented in the processor at lease in part based on the RSS parameters, the neural network comprising a first neural network layer corresponding to a set of RSS input parameters for a wireless signal in accordance with a first wireless communication protocol, and at least a second neural network layer corresponding to the set of RSS input parameters for the wireless signal in accordance with at least a second wireless communication protocol, an RSS input parameter being based on a postulated RSS model;
when a density of points represented by the set of positions having the RSS parameters exceeds a deployment threshold density, deploying the RSS fingerprint dataset within a fingerprint map, based on the trained neural network, the fingerprint map encompassing the set of positions; and
navigating another mobile device in the indoor area using the deployed RSS fingerprint dataset within the fingerprint map.

US Pat. No. 10,716,244

WATER COOLED FACILITIES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

DeepWater Desal LLC, Mos...

1. A facility comprising:a water cooling subsystem;
a water desalination plant operably coupled to and configured to receive and desalinate output warm water from the water cooling system; and
a multi-lumen conduit comprising a fluid conveying structure comprising:
an intake lumen comprising an intake opening positioned in an ocean or sea and configured to receive cool water from the ocean or sea and convey the received cool water to the water cooling subsystem; and
a discharge lumen operably coupled to the water desalination plant and comprising a discharge outlet configured to discharge a produced warm fluid from the water desalination plant into the ocean or sea, wherein the discharge lumen is positioned at least partially within the intake lumen,
wherein the facility is a power plant or a data center comprising a server farm.

US Pat. No. 10,716,242

DATA CENTER MODULAR SYSTEMS

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A modular data center system, comprising:an upper module comprising a roller assembly attached to a frame of the upper module, the roller assembly configured to engage at least a portion of a rail assembly attached to a structure of a data center building; and
a lower module attached to the upper module to suspend above a floor of a human-occupiable workspace of the data center building that supports a plurality of racks comprising a plurality of heat-generating electronic devices, the lower module comprising a power support assembly, at least a portion of the power support assembly electrically coupled between a source of electrical power and the plurality of heat-generating electronic devices.

US Pat. No. 10,716,140

TERMINAL ACCESS METHOD, AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A terminal access method, comprising:determining, by a terminal, to enter a contention-based access phase;
determining, by the terminal during each transmission of binary data, a first signature according to a random number seed and a signature matrix; and
mapping, by the terminal, according to the first signature, the binary data to a multi-dimensional symbol for transmission, wherein first signatures used during different transmissions of binary data are different; and
generating, by the terminal, a random number according to the random number seed, randomly selecting a plurality of second signatures from the signature matrix according to the random number, and combining the plurality of second signatures into the first signature.

US Pat. No. 10,716,238

DEVICE COMPRISING HEAT PRODUCING COMPONENTS WITH LIQUID SUBMERSION COOLING

AECORSIS B.V., Haarlem (...

1. A device comprising heat producing components, said device comprising:a container;
a liquid in said container in which said heat producing components are submerged for extracting heat from said heat producing components;
at least one heat exchanger disposed in the container and having a surface which is in contact with said liquid and which is arranged to extract the heat from the liquid and remove the heat from the device;
a plurality of plate shaped boards disposed in the container in a parallel orientation relative to each other, wherein a surface of each of the plurality of plate shaped boards comprise at least one of the heat producing components disposed thereon; and
a plurality of vertical walls, wherein at least one of the plurality of vertical walls is disposed between the at least one heat exchanger and the plurality of plate shaped boards, wherein said at least one of the plurality of vertical walls is configured to guide and separate an upward circulation from a downward circulation of the liquid within the container, said upward circulation and said downward circulation is caused by convection due to a temperature difference in the liquid, whereby the liquid rises between the heat producing components and descends along the surface of the at least one heat exchanger,
wherein the plurality of plate shaped boards define a first plane and wherein the plurality of vertical walls define a second plane, the first plane being perpendicularly orientated relative to the second plane, and
wherein each of the plurality of plate shaped boards extend from said at least one of the plurality of vertical walls.

US Pat. No. 10,716,236

COOLING A DATA CENTER

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A data center cooling system, comprising:a first module comprising a warm air plenum positionable to receive an airflow from one or more rows of racks that support a plurality of heat-generating electronic devices, the warm air plenum comprising a warmed air inlet adjacent an open side of the one or more rows of racks and a warmed air outlet adjacent a data center volume above the one or more rows of racks, the warmed air inlet comprising a perimeter edge in contact with a top portion of a first row of the one or more rows of racks and a top portion of a second row of the one or more rows of racks that is positioned parallel to and opposite a warm air aisle defined between the first and second rows of racks to form a barrier between the top portions of the first and second rows of racks and the first module, where the barrier substantially prevents airflow from a portion of a human-occupiable workspace of the data center adjacent open front sides of the one or more racks to the warm air inlet;
a second module positionable in the data center volume above the one or more rows of racks and comprising:
a horizontal bottom panel;
a plurality of vertical side panels coupled to the horizontal bottom panel;
at least one cooling module vertically mounted adjacent at least one of the vertical side panels; and
at least one fan, the at least one fan positioned to circulate a warmed airflow from the one or more rows of racks, through the warmed air plenum, into the data center volume, through the at least one cooling module to cool the warmed airflow, and into the human-occupiable workspace of the data center adjacent the one or more rows of racks; and
an airflow partition mountable in the data center volume above the one or more rows of racks and adjustable to interrupt the warmed airflow between the warmed air plenum and the second module,
wherein the warmed air outlet defines an opening in a ceiling panel that extends horizontally over and above the first and second rows of racks such that the warm air plenum is open to the data center volume at or above the ceiling panel, and the at least one cooling module of the second module is disposed adjacent to the opening in the ceiling panel, and the at least one fan is positioned to circulate a cooled airflow from the at least one cooling module into the human-occupiable workspace of the data center and through the open front sides of the one or more rows of racks.

US Pat. No. 10,716,234

METHOD OF INSTALLING A SERVER RACK IN A DATA CENTER

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method of installing a server rack in a data center, comprising:moving a server rack adjacent a rear restraint assembly that is attached to a support surface of a data center that supports the server rack, the rear restraint assembly comprising at least two lateral members coupled with the rear restraint assembly at a distance apart to receive a width of the server rack;
adjusting a position of a back side of the server rack into one of a plurality of unique positions along the rear restraint assembly so that the server rack is positioned between the at least two lateral members coupled to the rear restraint assembly that extend beyond the rear restraint assembly on sides of the server rack;
engaging either a mating bracket attached to the server rack or a side portion of the server rack with a respective protrusion that extends from each of the lateral members;
positioning a rear portion of the server rack vertically underneath an angled bracket of the rear restraint assembly; and
positioning a front restraint assembly, coupled to the support surface, vertically above a front portion of the server rack.

US Pat. No. 10,716,220

VARIABLE TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED SOLDERING IRON

OK International, Inc., ...

1. A soldering iron system with automatic variable temperature control comprising:a hand piece or robot arm including a soldering cartridge having a soldering tip, a coil that generates a magnetic field, and a temperature sensor for sensing a temperature of the soldering tip;
a variable power supply for delivering variable power to the coil to heat the soldering tip;
a processor including associated circuits for accepting a set temperature input and the sensed temperature of the soldering tip, and providing a control signal to control the variable power supply to deliver a suitable power to the coil to keep the temperature of the soldering tip at a substantially constant level of the set temperature input,
wherein the set temperature input is automatically adjustable by the processor based on one or more of a cartridge type, a tip type, a tip size, a tip shape, a thermal load type or size, and a quality of a soldering joint being formed by the solder tip and determined by the processor.

US Pat. No. 10,716,208

WIRING BOARD

SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIE...

1. A wiring board comprising:a first insulating layer;
a second insulating layer that is formed on an upper face of the first insulating layer;
a first metal layer that is formed on an upper face of the second insulating layer;
a third insulating layer that is formed on the upper face of the second insulating layer so as to cover the first metal layer;
an opening portion that penetrates at least the second insulating layer, the first metal layer and the third insulating layer in a thickness direction of the wiring board;
an electronic component that is provided in the opening portion;
a filling insulating layer that fills the opening portion and covers the electronic component; and
a wiring layer that is formed on an upper face of the filling insulating layer,
wherein a first step portion is formed by a side face of the second insulating layer constituting an inner side face of the opening portion and a side face of the first metal layer constituting the inner side face of the opening portion.

US Pat. No. 10,716,174

HEATING COOKER, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING HEATING COOKER, AND HEATING COOKING SYSTEM

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A heating cooker comprising:a heating chamber configured to accommodate a heat target object;
a shooting section configured to shoot an image of an interior of the heating chamber;
a controller configured to set a shooting condition in order to shoot the image, and carry out an image recognition to the image;
wherein the controller is configured to recognize a state inside the heating chamber through analyzing the image, and changes the shooting condition in response to the state inside the heating chamber; and
wherein the controller is configured to specify a target region of the image recognition in the image, and to carry out the image recognition to the target region in the image shot again based on a changed shooting condition.

US Pat. No. 10,716,147

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPTIMIZING CHANNEL ACCESS IN A WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for optimizing channel access by an access point (AP) in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:receiving first information from a first station; and
transmitting second information to a second station while receiving the first information from the first station,
wherein the first information includes at least one of a first request to send (RTS) frame, first acknowledgement (ACK) information, and first data and the second information includes a second RTS frame.

US Pat. No. 10,716,083

TRACKING AREA ASSIGNMENT METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A tracking area assignment method, by an access and mobility management function (AMF) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a session management function (SMF), session and service continuity (SSC) mode indication information for a protocol data unit (PDU) session generated for a user equipment (UE);
obtaining serving area information for a serving area of a serving user plane function (UPF) associated with the PDU session;
determining an assignment of a new tracking area to the UE is necessary based on a tracking area pre-assigned to the UE and the serving area; and
performing tracking area update for the assignment of the new tracking area to the UE if it is determined that the assignment of the new tracking area is necessary.

US Pat. No. 10,716,245

PROVISIONING COOLING ELEMENTS FOR CHILLERLESS DATA CENTERS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A system for cooling, comprising:one or more computing structures, each structure comprising:
one or more cooled servers; and
an intra-structure cooler configured to selectively provide coolant to the one or more cooled servers;
one or more heat rejection units configured to cool coolant;
one or more heat exchangers configured to selectively transfer heat from the coolant in the intra-structure cooler to coolant in the one or more heat rejection units; and
a controller configured to adjust cooling of the coolant in accordance with ambient temperature information, to decrease cooling of the coolant if an input coolant temperature falls below a first coolant threshold temperature by an output to disengage one or more heat exchangers, and to turn on additional servers if the input coolant temperature is below the first cool and threshold and all heat exchangers have been disengaged.

US Pat. No. 10,716,230

WATERPROOF ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF WATERPROOF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Mitsubishi Electric Corpo...

1. A waterproof electronic device comprising:a hermetically sealed housing constituted by a case and a cover having an opening,
a circuit substrate hermetically sealed in the hermetically sealed housing,
a resin-made connector housing having a wall, the resin-made connector housing being mounted on the circuit substrate and partially exposed from the opening of the hermetically sealed housing, and
a plurality of connection terminals press-fitted into the wall of the resin-made connector housing, wherein;
one end of the plurality of connection terminals is connected to a circuit pattern of the circuit substrate and the other end of the plurality of connection terminals is in conductive contact with a contact terminal of a mating connector,
a first annular sealing material is filled and applied between a first sealing surface provided on an outer peripheral part of the case and a second sealing surface provided on an outer peripheral part of the cover,
a second annular sealing material is filled and applied between a first fitting member provided at the opening of the hermetically sealed housing and a second fitting member provided at the outer periphery of a body of the resin-made connector housing,
a terminal part sealing material is applied to a connection surface which is an inner surface of the wall of the resin-made connector housing and is connected to the circuit substrate,
the case and the cover are fastened together by a fastening member so as to be integrated to constitute the hermetically sealed housing, and
the hermetically sealed housing is provided with a sealable ventilation passage that communicates an inside space of the hermetically sealed housing with outside air.

US Pat. No. 10,716,214

HYBRID MICROELECTRONIC SUBSTRATE AND METHODS FOR FABRICATING THE SAME

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A hybrid microelectronic substrate, comprising:a lower density microelectronic substrate comprising a plurality of dielectric layers, having a first surface and an opposing second surface, and having a recess defined by at least one side and a bottom surface, wherein the recess extends into the lower density microelectronic substrate from the first surface of the lower density microelectronic substrate;
a high density microelectronic patch substrate having a first surface, an opposing second surface, and at least one side, wherein the high density microelectronic patch substrate resides within the lower density microelectronic substrate recess and is attached therein with an adhesive material disposed between the high density microelectronic patch substrate second surface and the bottom surface of the recess of the lower density microelectronic substrate; and
at least one conductive blind via comprising a single via extending from the second surface of the lower density microelectronic substrate entirely through at least two dielectric layers of the plurality of dielectric layers of the lower density microelectronic substrate to the bottom surface of the recess of the lower density microelectronic substrate and a conformal layer of conductive material in the via, wherein the at least one conductive blind via electrically contacts at least one conductive route of a plurality of conductive routes within the lower density microelectronic substrate, contacts at least two dielectric layers of the plurality of dielectric layers of the lower density microelectronic substrate, and contacts at least one conductive route of a plurality conductive routes within the high density microelectronic patch substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,716,211

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD, PRINTED WIRING BOARD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND CAMERA

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a printed wiring board comprising a first layer and a second layer disposed with an interval therebetween;
a first element comprising a plurality of first transmission terminals and a plurality of second transmission terminals and provided on the printed wiring board;
a second element comprising a plurality of first receiving terminals and a plurality of second receiving terminals and provided on the printed wiring board; and
a third element comprising a plurality of third receiving terminals and a plurality of fourth receiving terminals and provided on the printed wiring board,
wherein the printed wiring board comprises:
a plurality of first wirings configured to electrically connect the plurality of first transmission terminals to the plurality of first receiving terminals and to the plurality of third receiving terminals; and
a plurality of second wirings configured to electrically connect the plurality of second transmission terminals to the plurality of second receiving terminals and to the plurality of fourth receiving terminals,
wherein the plurality of first wirings each comprise:
a first via conductor disposed to bridge the first layer and the second layer and disposed outside a first region in which the first element is positioned, a second region in which the second element is positioned, and a third region in which the third element is positioned in a plan view from a direction perpendicular to a main surface of the printed wiring board; and
a first conductor pattern disposed on the first layer and extending from the first via conductor to the first region in the plan view,
wherein the plurality of second wirings each comprise:
a second via conductor disposed to bridge the first layer and the second layer and disposed outside the first region, the second region, and the third region in the plan view; and
a second conductor pattern disposed on the second layer and extending from the second via conductor to the first region in the plan view, and
wherein a fourth region is disposed so as to overlap with a fifth region in the plan view, the fourth region being a region in which a plurality of first conductor patterns each of which is the first conductor pattern are disposed, the fifth region being a region in which a plurality of second conductor patterns each of which is the second conductor pattern are disposed.

US Pat. No. 10,716,206

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD RETURN PATH DESIGN WITH ALIGNED COMPANION TRACE ON GROUND PLANE

OmniVision Technologies, ...

1. A flexible printed circuit board (PCB), comprising: a flexible first layer including a plurality of conductive traces arranged in the flexible first layer, wherein a first end of the plurality of conductive traces is coupled to a first circuit block at a first end of the flexible PCB, and wherein a second end of the plurality of conductive traces is coupled to a second circuit block at a second end of the flexible PCB such that the first circuit block is coupled to the second circuit block through the plurality of conductive traces, wherein the plurality of conductive traces are separated and spaced apart from one another in the flexible first layer; anda flexible second layer proximate to the flexible first layer, wherein the flexible second layer includes a plurality of companion traces arranged in the flexible second layer, wherein the flexible second layer of the flexible PCB is coupled to provide a reference plane, which is a ground plane to the first and second circuit blocks, including the plurality of companion traces and coupled to the first and second circuit blocks, wherein the plurality of companion traces is arranged in the flexible second layer to be a replica of the plurality of conductive traces in the flexible first layer such that each one of the plurality of conductive traces in the flexible first layer is proximate to and aligned with a corresponding one of the plurality of companion traces in the flexible second layer along an entire length between the first and second circuit blocks; wherein the reference plans in the flexible second layer further includes a reference mesh arranged in the flexible second layer and extending between the first and second ends of the flexible PCB.

US Pat. No. 10,716,201

COMPONENT CARRIER AND METHOD TO PRODUCE SAID COMPONENT CARRIER

1. A component carrier formed of a printed circuit board, an intermediate printed circuit board product, or an IC-substrate disposed in an electronic device wherein the electronic device comprises a casing on the outside of the component carrier wherein the casing further comprises a first component and a second component; and wherein the component carrier is a multi-layer component carrier that further comprises at least one heat-releasing component that is embedded within at least one carrier layer of the component carrier such that the at least one heat-releasing component does not extend through the component carrier, and wherein the at least one embedded heat-releasing component is thermoconductively coupled to a heat spreader layer, wherein the heat spreader layer is one carrier layer of the multi-layer component carrier and forms the second component of the casing of said electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,716,148

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR TRANSMITTING RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLE

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), a random access preamble in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:performing a first random access preamble transmission for a first synchronization signal (SS) block at a first transmission power; and
performing a second random access preamble transmission for a second SS block at a second transmission power based on not successfully receiving a random access response to the first random access preamble transmission,
wherein the second transmission power is determined based on a power ramping counter value used for determination of the first transmission power based on the second SS block being different from the first SS block.

US Pat. No. 10,716,117

METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNALING STATION CAPABILITIES TO ESTABLISH WIRELESS CONNECTIONS

PERASO TECHNOLOGIES INC.,...

1. A method in a first wireless station of establishing a connection with a second wireless station, comprising:generating a frame including a capabilities element having:
a capabilities element length field appended to a capabilities identifier field, the capabilities element length field containing an element length value indicating the length of the capabilities element;
a core capabilities field having a fixed length, the core capabilities field appended after the capabilities element length field and containing a predefined sequence of core subfields having respective predefined lengths; the core subfields containing respective first core values defining core capabilities of the first wireless station; and
at least one extended capability field having a variable length, the at least one extended capability field containing:
an extended capability identifier subfield containing an identifier of one of a plurality of predefined extended capabilities;
an extended capability length subfield containing an extended capability length value; and
an extended capability payload subfield having a length equal to the extended capability length value; the payload subfield containing a first extended value defining an extended capability of the first wireless station; and
responsive to generating the frame, transmitting the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,716,113

SPREAD SPECTRUM WIRELESS OVER NON-CONTIGUOUS CHANNELS

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICE...

1. A communication device comprising:at least one processor; and
a non-transitory computer readable medium storing instructions thereon that, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the communication device to:
provide, to a base station, an attribute indicating a communication type for a communication signal to be generated and transmitted by the communication device to a recipient device;
receive, from the base station, information associated with a set of wireless channels including a set of two or more non-contiguous sub-channels selected based on the communication type indicated by the attribute, wherein the information includes, for each of the two or more non-contiguous sub-channels, a maximum allowed transmission power based on one or more properties of a first wireless sub-channel of the two or more non-contiguous sub-channels;
generate the communication signal to be transmitted to the recipient device, the communication signal comprising two or more sub-signals based on a number of wireless channels from the set of wireless channels; and
provide the two or more sub-signals to the base station for transmitting the communication signal to the recipient device over the set of two or more non-contiguous sub-channels.

US Pat. No. 10,716,099

ALLOCATION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT RESOURCES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A communication system including a host computer comprising:processing circuitry configured to provide user data; and
a communication interface configured to forward user data to a cellular network for transmission to a user equipment, UE,
wherein the UE comprises a radio interface and processing circuitry, the UE's processing circuitry configured to:
be configured with at least two physical uplink control channel opportunities, PUCCH opportunities, by semi-static signaling, each of the at least two PUCCH opportunities identifying uplink, UL, resources to be used for transmitting control information to a communication network;
receive an assignment of radio resources to be used for receiving a downlink, DL, transmission from a network node of the communication network;
receive an acknowledgement resource indication, ARI, indicating one of the configured at least two PUCCH opportunities to be used for transmitting control information associated with the DL transmission; and
transmit the control information associated with the DL transmission to the network node on at least a subset of the UL resources identified by the indicated PUCCH opportunity,
wherein the indicated PUCCH opportunity includes one or more of a PUCCH format, a PUCCH duration, a PUCCH payload size, or a PUCCH bandwidth,
wherein the at least two PUCCH opportunities identify one or more of different PUCCH formats, different PUCCH durations, different PUCCH payload sizes, or different PUCCH bandwidths.

US Pat. No. 10,716,087

DYNAMIC GEO-LOCATION AND TIME SYNCHRONIZATION

CSC Holdings, LLC, Bethp...

1. A subscriber device within a point-to-multipoint communication system, comprising:physical layer circuitry configured to:
receive a first time, the first time being collectively shared by a plurality of subscriber devices within the point-to-multipoint communication system irrespective of their geographic locations; and
transmit a subscriber-device identifier to a service provider system and, in response, receive a time offset corresponding to a geographic location of the subscriber device, wherein the service provider system retrieves the geographic location from a database using the subscriber-device identifier and calculates the time offset based on the geographic location; and
processor circuitry configured to:
determine a second time based on the first time and the time offset, the second time being unique to subscriber devices within the geographic location from among the plurality of subscriber devices;
receive the service from the service provider system at a scheduled time based on the second time; and
display a list of available services in an electronic program guide based on the second time.

US Pat. No. 10,716,082

BLUETOOTH AUTOMATIC CONNECTION METHOD, AND MASTER DEVICE, SLAVE DEVICE, AND SYSTEM

Fujian LANDI Commercial E...

1. A Bluetooth automatic connection method, comprising the following steps:enabling, by a first device, a Bluetooth function, to obtain Bluetooth device names in a communication range;
determining, one by one, whether the Bluetooth device names in the communication range contain a specific character, and if any Bluetooth device name contains the specific character, determining a Bluetooth device corresponding to the Bluetooth device name as a candidate Bluetooth device;
connecting, by the first device, to a first server, wherein the first server stores validly registered Bluetooth device information; according to the validly registered Bluetooth device information and names of candidate Bluetooth devices, determining whether there is a validly registered Bluetooth device in the candidate Bluetooth devices; and
if it is determined that there are validly registered Bluetooth devices in the candidate Bluetooth devices, the validly registered Bluetooth devices are ranked according to the strength of Bluetooth signals, connecting, by the first device, to the validly registered Bluetooth device having a strongest Bluetooth signal in the communication range.

US Pat. No. 10,716,228

SUPPORT MECHANISM AND MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A support mechanism, at least comprising:a first support plate,
a second support plate, and
a transmission mechanism for connecting the first support plate with the second support plate, wherein:
when the support mechanism is in a support state, the first support plate and the second support plate are in a first relative position with respect to each other to form a support surface;
when the transmission mechanism is acted on by an external force, the transmission mechanism drives the first support plate to rotate in a first direction and drives the second support plate to rotate in a second direction, until the first support plate is level with the second support plate to form the support surface; the first direction is opposite to the second direction;
the transmission mechanism at least comprises: a first transmission gear lever, a second transmission gear lever, and a pushing bar; wherein a first end of the first transmission gear lever is connected to a lower surface of the first support plate; a first gear is arranged on an end face of a second end of the first transmission gear lever; the first transmission gear lever is connected with the pushing bar; a third end of the second transmission gear lever is connected to a lower surface of the second support plate; a second gear is arranged on an end face of a fourth end of the second transmission gear lever;
when the pushing bar is acted on by the external force, the pushing bar drives the first transmission gear lever to slide relative to the first support plate and drives the first transmission gear lever to rotate in the first direction; during rotation of the first transmission gear lever in the first direction, the first transmission gear lever drives, by bring the first gear into engagement with the second gear, the second transmission gear lever to slide relative to the second support plate and rotate in the second direction, so that the first support plate rotates in the first direction and the second support plate rotates in the second direction, until the first support plate is level with the second support plate to form a plane.

US Pat. No. 10,716,225

DATA STORAGE DEVICES AND CONNECTORS FOR SAME

Western Digital Technolog...

1. A storage device comprising:a circuit board configured to store data, the circuit board including a first surface;
a connector mounted horizontally to the first surface of the circuit board such that an insertion axis of the connector is substantially parallel to the first surface of the circuit board, the connector comprising an insertion portion configured to be inserted along the insertion axis of the connector into a port of an electronic device and a connection portion connected to the first surface of the circuit board, wherein an offset thickness between a thickness of the connection portion and a thickness of the insertion portion is at least 1 millimeter (mm); and
a housing enclosing the circuit board and the connection portion of the connector, the insertion portion of the connector extending through an aperture in an inner side of the housing,
wherein a length of the housing, measured between the inner side of the housing and an outer side of the housing, does not exceed 8 mm, the outer side positioned opposite the inner side along the length.

US Pat. No. 10,716,219

ELECTRONIC PRODUCT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUAN...

1. A manufacturing method of an electronic product, comprising:forming a conductive circuit on a film by a hot stamping process, wherein the conductive circuit is made by a metal foil, a part of the metal foil is pressed and fixed to the film so as to pattern the metal foil as a conductive metal layer to form the conductive circuit, wherein a heat resistant releasing layer is disposed on the conductive metal layer and separates the conductive metal layer and a press plate, and a part of the metal foil not pressed and fixed to the film is removed by peeling off the heat resistant releasing layer;
disposing an electronic element on the conductive circuit of the film, wherein the electronic element is electrically connected to the conductive circuit; and
combining the film and a supporting structure by an out-mold molding technology or an in-mold molding technology, such that the electronic element is wrapped between the film and the supporting structure.

US Pat. No. 10,716,218

DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Mitsubishi Electric Corpo...

1. A display device comprisinga display region including:
a laminated wiring comprising a conductive film, a metal nitride film mainly containing Al and functioning as a reflection preventing film, and a transparent film functioning as a protection film which are sequentially laminated in this order on a base layer; and
an insulating film formed so as to cover said laminated wiring, wherein
said insulating film side is a display surface side.

US Pat. No. 10,716,213

DIRECT CONNECTION OF HIGH SPEED SIGNALS ON PCB CHIP

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A circuit board assembly capable of transferring a select grouping of high-speed signals from an electronic chip to a second system, the assembly comprising:a circuit board configured the support an electronic chip on a first surface thereof and to provide a plurality of electrical communication paths capable of carrying the select grouping of high-speed signals to and from the chip, the communication paths comprising at least one via extending through the circuit board and positioned below the chip capable of carrying at least one signal to a second side of the circuit board;
a paddle card positioned adjacent the second side of the circuit board and opposite the electronic chip, the paddle card having electrical connections to receive the select grouping of signals so that the select grouping of signals can be transmitted through the paddle card; and
a high-speed cable electrically coupled to the paddle card configured to carry the select grouping of high-speed signals to the second system; and
an interposer attached to the circuit board on the second surface of the circuit board at a location opposite the chip, and between the board and the paddle card, the interposer capable of allowing the select grouping of signals to be received and be present to the electrical connections on the paddle card.

US Pat. No. 10,716,210

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INCLUDING THROUGH-HOLE VIAS

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. An electronic system, comprising: a printed circuit board having a plurality of internal layers disposed between a first surface and a second surface; a plurality of card-edge connectors disposed on the first surface; and a semiconductor chip disposed on the first surface, wherein the printed circuit board includes: a first through-hole via conductively coupled to the semiconductor chip; a second through-hole via conductively coupled to a first card-edge connector of the plurality of card-edge connectors; a first route that conductively couples the first through-hole via to the second through-hole via on a first internal layer of the plurality of internal layers; a first microvia via conductively coupled to a second card-edge connector of the plurality of card-edge connectors; and a second route that conductively couples the second through-hole via to the first microvia on a second internal layer of the plurality of internal layers; wherein: the first microvia extends through one or more of the internal layers without extending to both the first surface and the second surface; and the first through-hole via and the second through-hole via extend through the printed circuit board to both the first surface and the second surface; wherein the printed circuit board includes: a third through-hole via conductively coupled to the semiconductor chip; a fourth through-hole via conductively coupled to the first card-edge connector: a third route that conductively couples the third through-hole via to the fourth through-hole via on the first internal layer; a first sequential lamination via conductively coupled to the second card-edge connector; and a fourth route that conductively couples the fourth through-hole via to the first sequential lamination via on a third internal layer of the plurality of internal layers; wherein: the third through-hole via and the fourth through-hole via extend through the printed circuit board to both the first surface and the second surface; and the sequential lamination via extends through one or more of the internal layers without extending to both the first surface and the second surface.

US Pat. No. 10,716,188

ADAPTIVE OPTICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

ABL IP Holding LLC, Atla...

1. A luminaire comprising:at least two light engines, wherein each light engine comprises
inner zone optics that produce an inner zone light distribution, and
outer zone optics that produce an outer zone light distribution;
a sensor;
a controller communicatively coupled with the sensor and the at least two light engines, wherein the controller is configured to:
determine when a trigger event occurs based on data from the sensor; and
change a color of at least one of the at least two light engines.

US Pat. No. 10,716,167

CELLULAR NETWORK COVERAGE USING A VEHICLE-BASED DATA TRANSMISSION EXTENDER

TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERIC...

1. A method, comprising:detecting, using a first signal detector that is part of a first vehicle, a first signal emitted from a first mobile device located in or around the first vehicle;
establishing communication between a fixed base station of a cellular network and a first data transmission module that is part of the first vehicle;
relaying, using the first data transmission module of the first vehicle, data between the fixed base station of the cellular network and the first mobile device to extend geographic coverage of the cellular network to the first mobile device;
tracking, using a first data meter that is part of the first vehicle, a first amount of data relayed via the first data transmission module between the fixed base station and the first mobile device;
detecting, using a second signal detector that is part of a second vehicle, a second signal emitted from a second mobile device located in or around the second vehicle;
establishing communication between the first data transmission module of the first vehicle and a second data transmission module that is part of the second vehicle;
relaying, using the second data transmission module of the second vehicle, data between the first data transmission module of the first vehicle and the second mobile device to extend geographic coverage of the cellular network to the second mobile device; and
tracking, using a second data meter that is part of the second vehicle, a second amount of data relayed via the second data transmission module between the first data transmission module of the first vehicle and the second mobile device.

US Pat. No. 10,716,142

FIRST COMMUNICATION DEVICE, SECOND COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHODS THEREIN, FOR DETERMINING ONE OR MORE PARAMETERS FOR TRANSMITTING ON AN UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a first communication device, the first communication device operating in a wireless communications network, the method comprising:receiving an uplink assignment from a second communication device operating in the wireless communications network;
determining, based on the uplink assignment, one or more parameters for transmitting on an extended physical uplink control channel (ePUCCH) in an unlicensed band to the second communication device, the one or more parameters comprising an indication of a listen-before-talk (LBT) scheme for the ePUCCH, wherein said determining is based on a time of transmission on the ePUCCH;
performing LBT according to the indicated LBT scheme for the ePUCCH; and
transmitting on the ePUCCH to the second communication device as a consequence of the LBT;wherein the determining the one or more parameters comprises the first communication device autonomously determining the one or more parameters, and wherein the determining comprises determining LBT parameters based on an estimation of a transmission opportunity (TXOP) by the first communication device.

US Pat. No. 10,716,137

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CHANNEL ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving uplink transmission information for generating at least one transport block (TB) before a pre-listen interval;
receiving information for indicating the pre-listen interval;
transmitting a reporting signal for indicating that a channel of an unlicensed band is detected to be idle during the pre-listen interval;
receiving resource allocation information for indicating uplink resources in the channel of the unlicensed band allocated based on the reporting signal; and
transmitting uplink data according to the at least one TB through the uplink resources.

US Pat. No. 10,716,133

ENHANCEMENT OF PERFORMANCE OF ULTRA-RELIABLE LOW-LATENCY COMMUNICATION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a radio access network (RAN) node for ultra-reliable low-latency communication, the apparatus comprising baseband circuitry that includes:one or more processors to:
configure, via a radio resource control (RRC) layer, a user equipment (UE) for receiving multiple downlink control information (DCI) for scheduling transmissions of multiple physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) transmissions, wherein each of the multiple PDSCH transmissions is based on same information; and
configure the multiple DCIs that are respectively for scheduling transmission of the multiple PDSCH transmissions based on the same information on respective different component carriers, and to determine multiple control resource sets (CORESETs) on the respective different component carriers for transmitting the multiple DCIs; and
a radio frequency (RF) interface to receive downlink data from the one or more processors, including the mulitple DCIs.

US Pat. No. 10,716,111

BACKHAUL RADIO WITH ADAPTIVE BEAMFORMING AND SAMPLE ALIGNMENT

SKYLINE PARTNERS TECHNOLO...

1. A backhaul radio comprising:a plurality of receive radio frequency (RF) chains, wherein each receive RF chain is capable of converting from one of a plurality of receive RF signals to a respective one of a plurality of receive chain output signals;
a plurality of directive gain antenna elements; and
a processor at the receiver to compute and feedback the phase and sample timing offset (STO) for optimal beamforming,
wherein the processor is further configured to calculate a plurality of relative STOs and a plurality of relative phase offsets and average and quantize the plurality of relative STOS and the plurality of relative phase offsets to determine the feedback.

US Pat. No. 10,716,231

PIN COUNT SOCKET HAVING REDUCED PIN COUNT AND PATTERN TRANSFORMATION

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An electronic package adapter comprising:an interposer comprising a first plurality of contacts on a first surface and a second plurality of contacts on a second surface opposing the first surface, the first and second plurality of contacts extend parallel with the first and second surfaces,
wherein the first plurality of contacts is in electrical contact with the second plurality of contacts,
the first plurality of contacts has a configuration pattern for electrical contact with an electronic package,
the second plurality of contacts has a configuration pattern for electrical contact with a motherboard, and
the first and second plurality of contacts have different numbers of contacts.

US Pat. No. 10,716,216

PIXELIZED THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY DETERMINATION FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS

Mentor Graphics Corporati...

1. A method, executed by at least one processor of a computer, comprising:receiving data of a printed circuit board;
creating a pixelized representation for a conductor layer of the printed circuit board based on the data of a printed circuit board, the pixelized representation having two types of pixels: conductor pixels and dielectric pixels;
analyzing the pixelized representation to identify conductor paths in a direction, the conductor paths being formed by some or all of the conductor pixels;
analyzing the pixelized representation to separate the conductor pixels into net pixels and isolated pixels, the net pixels being pixels on at least one of the conductor paths, and the isolated pixels being pixels on none of the conductor paths;
computing an effective thermal conductivity property value in the direction for a section or a whole of the conductor layer based on a number of the isolated pixels, a number of the net pixels and a number of total pixels in the section or the whole of the conductor layer; and
storing the effective thermal conductivity property value on a non-transitory computer-readable medium.

US Pat. No. 10,716,205

FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A display comprising:a flexible substrate including a plurality of unit wiring structures and an insulation sheet on which the plurality of unit wiring structures are disposed, wherein
each of the plurality of unit wiring structures comprises a central section and a plurality of strips disposed at an outer side of the central section,
each of the plurality of strips has a first end and a second end, and is curved along an outer periphery of at least part of the central section, the first end connected to the central section,
the plurality of strips in each of the plurality of unit wiring structures curve in a clockwise or a counterclockwise manner with the central section as a center of rotation,
the plurality of unit wiring structures include at least four unit wiring structures arranged in a two-dimensional manner,
between adjacent unit wiring structures from among the at least four unit wiring structures, the second end of at least one of the plurality of strips of one unit wiring structure and the second end of at least one of the plurality of strips of the other unit wiring structure are mutually connected,
the plurality of unit wiring structures, in a plan view, include a gap between the mutually connected strips and the central section, and/or between the mutually connected strips and another strip, and is configured to extend and contract in a planar direction and a perpendicular direction of the flexible substrate due to curvatures of curves of the mutually connected strips changing, and
the insulation sheet, in a plan view, includes a gap between the mutually connected strips and the central section, and/or between the mutually connected strips and another strip,
light emitting elements each disposed on the central section of a corresponding one of the plurality of unit wiring structures, and
a controller configured to drive the light emitting elements for display.

US Pat. No. 10,716,170

HEATING APPARATUS WITH AUTOMATIC SWITCHING HEATERS AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC., ...

1. A heating apparatus with automatic switching heaters, the heating apparatus comprising:a control module configured to receive an input power source;
a switch module connected to the control module, and the switch module comprising:
a first switch assembly connected to the control module and the heating module; and
a second switch assembly connected to the control module and the heating module; and
a heating module connected to the switch module;
wherein when the control module is configured to detect that an amplitude of the input power source is greater than a threshold voltage value, the control module is configured to output a control signal to control the switch module, and the switch module is configured to switch the heating module to operate in a first heating mode, the control module is configured to turn on the first switch assembly and turn off the second switch assembly; when the control module is configured to detect that the amplitude of the input power source is less than the threshold voltage value, the control module is configured to output the control signal to control the switch module, and the switch module is configured to switch the heating module to operate in a second heating mode, the control module is configured to turn on the first switch assembly and the second switch assembly;
wherein in the second heating mode, the control unit is configured to turn on the second switch assembly and then turn on the first switch assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,716,157

5G/LTE DUAL CONNECTIVITY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A user equipment device (UE), comprising:a first radio in communication with a first antenna, wherein the first radio is configured to perform cellular communication according to a first radio access technology (RAT);
a second radio in communication with a second antenna, wherein the second radio is configured to perform cellular communication according to a second RAT;
a switch coupled to the first and second radios;
a third antenna coupled to the switch, wherein a first state of the switch enables communication between the first radio and the third antenna, wherein a second state of the switch enables communication between the second radio and the third antenna; and
one or more processors coupled to the first and second radios, wherein the one or more processors and the first and second radios are configured to perform voice and/or data communications;
wherein the one or more processors are configured to cause the UE to:
couple the third antenna to the first radio via the switch;
transmit, via the first radio while the switch is in the first state, a request to attach to a first network node operating according to the first RAT;
transmit, via the first radio while the switch is in the first state, signaling indicating that the UE is capable of maintaining concurrent downlink (DL) connections with the first network node and a second network node, and wherein the second network node operates according to the second RAT, wherein the DL connections are maintained via the first radio and the second radio;
couple the third antenna to the second radio via the switch;
transmit, via the second radio while the switch is in the second state, signaling to attach to the second network node;
receive, via the first receive chain, uplink and downlink grants from the first network node in a dual connectivity configuration with the first and second network nodes; and
receive, via the second receive chain, uplink and downlink grants from the second network node in the dual connectivity configuration with the first and second network nodes, wherein a portion of downlink subframes are not available for downlink transmissions from the first network node to accommodate potential uplink transmissions to the second network node.

US Pat. No. 10,716,143

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TIMING CORRECTION IN A CHANNEL ACCESS USING A LISTEN-BEFORE-TALK PROTOCOL

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, in a wireless device, for maintaining timing associated with uplink transmissions, the method comprising, for each of a plurality of scheduled listen-before-talk (LBT) transmission opportunities:determining whether an error in a current uplink transmission timing, with respect to a reference point based on a downlink timing for a reference cell, exceeds a predetermined threshold;
adjusting the timing associated with uplink transmissions, for each scheduled LBT transmission opportunity for which the error exceeds the predetermined threshold;
performing an LBT assessment to determine whether the wireless device is permitted to transmit in the scheduled LBT transmission opportunity; and
for each scheduled LBT transmission opportunity in which the LBT assessment indicates that the wireless device is not permitted to transmit, reversing any adjustment to the timing associated with uplink transmissions made for that scheduled LBT transmission opportunity.

US Pat. No. 10,716,129

TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CHANNEL OCCUPANCY IDENTIFIERS OVER AN UNLICENSED RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM BAND

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving, at a receiver using a first radio access technology (RAT), a channel occupancy identifier for a transmission using a second RAT, the channel occupancy identifier being received over an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band, the channel occupancy identifier includes at least a portion of a Wi-Fi preamble having at least seven symbols;
identifying a type of the channel occupancy identifier based at least in part on constellation of a sixth symbol and a seventh symbol of the channel occupancy identifier;
decoding the channel occupancy identifier to identify a backoff period; and
refraining from accessing the unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band using the first RAT based at least in part on the backoff period.

US Pat. No. 10,716,128

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A communication method, comprising:determining, by a terminal device, a resource for a physical uplink control channel, wherein
the physical uplink control channel carries a first encoded bit sequence and a second encoded bit sequence,
the first encoded bit sequence corresponding to first uplink control information,
the second encoded bit sequence corresponding to second uplink control information,
the first uplink control information comprising a hybrid automatic repeat request-acknowledgment (HARQ-ACK) and/or first channel state information (CSI), and
the second uplink control information comprising second CSI, wherein
the resource comprises N orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol sets,
the N OFDM symbol sets comprises M OFDM symbols in total in a slot, 4<=M<=14, and
each of the OFDM symbol sets comprises one or more OFDM symbols;
determining, by the terminal device from the N OFDM symbols sets, a j quantity of OFDM symbol sets for carrying the first encoded bit sequence based on a quantity of bits in the first encoded bit sequence, a maximum quantity of bits that can be carried in one OFDM symbol, and a quantity of symbols in at least one OFDM symbol set, such that the quantity of bits in the first encoded bit sequence is less than a maximum quantity of bits that can be carried in all OFDM symbols in the j OFDM symbol sets, wherein
the first encoded bit sequence is carried only in OFDM symbols in the j OFDM symbol sets, N is a positive integer, and j is a positive integer less than or equal to N, wherein
if N=2, the N OFDM symbols sets comprises a first OFDM symbol set and a second OFDM symbol set, the first symbol set comprises OFDM symbols next to one or more OFDM symbols carrying DMRS, the second symbol set comprises OFDM symbols second next to the one or more OFDM symbols carrying the DMRS, and the j OFDM sets are the first j OFDM symbol sets in the N OFDM symbols sets; or
if N=3, the N OFDM symbols sets comprises a first OFDM symbol set, a second OFDM symbol set, and the third OFDM symbol set, the first symbol set comprises OFDM symbols next to one or more OFDM symbols carrying DMRS, the second symbol set comprises OFDM symbols second next to the one or more OFDM symbols carrying the DMRS, the third symbol set comprises OFDM symbols third next to the one or more OFDM symbols carrying the DMRS, and the j OFDM sets are the first j OFDM symbol sets in the N OFDM symbols sets; and
sending, by the terminal device, on the resource for the physical uplink control channel, a signal that is generated based on the first uplink control information and the second uplink control information.

US Pat. No. 10,716,100

BASE STATIONS, USER EQUIPMENTS, AND RELATED COMMUNICATION METHODS

Sharp Laboratories of Ame...

3. A base station configured to acquire uplink control information (UCI) from a user equipment (UE), the base station comprising:a processor; and
a non-transitory machine-readable memory storing instructions, executable by the processor, for:
receiving, from the UE, the UCI via a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) when overlapping symbols between the PUCCH and a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) within a slot exists; and
receiving the PUSCH in non-overlapping symbols in the slot, wherein the UE drops the overlapping symbols of the PUSCH in the slot;
wherein the non-transitory machine-readable memory further stores instructions for determining that a simultaneous transmission of the PUCCH and the PUSCH is not supported before determining whether the channel collision between the PUCCH and the PUSCH has occurred.

US Pat. No. 10,714,203

SHIFT REGISTER AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

HannStar Display (Nanjing...

1. A shift register, comprising:a pre-charge unit configured to receive a first input signal and a second input signal and to output a pre-charge signal via a first node based on the first input signal and the second input signal, wherein the pre-charge unit comprises:
a first transistor, wherein a gate of the first transistor is configured to receive a starting signal, a first source/drain of the first transistor is configured to receive a forward input signal, and a second source/drain of the first transistor is configured to output the pre-charge signal; and
a second transistor, wherein a gate and a first source/drain of the second transistor are configured to receive a scan signal outputted by a next four stage shift register, and a second source/drain of the second transistor is coupled to the second source/drain of the first transistor;
a pull-up unit coupled to the pre-charge unit, the pull-up unit configured to receive the pre-charge signal and a clock signal and to output a scan signal via a second node based on the pre-charge signal and the clock signal;
a first pull-down unit coupled to the pre-charge unit and the pull-up unit, the first pull-down unit configured to receive the pre-charge signal, a first pull-down control signal and a second pull-down control signal and to control whether to pull down the scan signal to a first reference voltage level based on the pre-charge signal, the first pull-down control signal and the second pull-down control signal; and
a second pull-down unit coupled to the pre-charge unit and the pull-up unit, the second pull-down unit configured to receive the pre-charge signal, the first pull-down control signal and the second pull-down control signal and to control whether to keep the scan signal at the first reference voltage level based on the pre-charge signal, the first pull-down control signal and the second pull-down control signal;
wherein a duty cycle of the clock signal is less than 50 percent.

US Pat. No. 10,716,193

INTELLIGENT LIGHTING CONTROL METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPATIAL LOCATION DETERMINATION

Racepoint Energy, LLC, O...

1. A method of locating a lighting control system, the method comprising:transmitting a first radio signal from a first light control module to a second light control module at a first launch time;
detecting the first radio signal at the second light control module;
transmitting a second radio signal from the second light control module to the first light control module in response to detecting receipt of the first radio signal, wherein the second radio signal encodes an identity of the second light control module;
detecting, at the first light control module, the second radio signal as originating from the second light control module;
recording a first receipt time of the detection of the second radio signal; and
determining a position of the second light control module with respect to the first light control module using a distance determined from a time of flight of transmission of the first radio signal and the second radio signal measured from the first launch time to the first receipt time.

US Pat. No. 10,716,187

LED DRIVING STRUCTURE

GAN POWER TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An LED driving structure, comprising an LED module, a power supply circuit, a voltage stabilizing circuit, a temperature compensation circuit and a gallium nitride field-effect transistor that are electrically connected, wherein:the power supply circuit is configured to supply a current to the LED module;
the voltage stabilizing circuit includes a rectifying diode, a resistor and a Zener diode, and is connected to a gate of the gallium nitride field-effect transistor through the temperature compensation circuit for providing a stable voltage;
the temperature compensation circuit includes at least one resistor connected to the voltage stabilizing circuit, a thermistor and a transistor connected to the gate of the gallium nitride field-effect transistor to compensate for the voltage when there is a change in temperature, so that the LED module maintains power stably when heat is generated after being energized.

US Pat. No. 10,716,182

METHODS OF PROVIDING TUNABLE WARM WHITE LIGHT

Ecosense Lighting Inc., ...

1. A method of generating white light, the method comprising:passing light produced by each of a first, second, and third LED strings through one of a plurality of respective luminophoric mediums to produce a first unsaturated light, a second unsaturated light, and a third unsaturated light, respectively;
combining the first unsaturated light, the second unsaturated light, and the third unsaturated light together into a fourth unsaturated light;
producing the fourth unsaturated light output which corresponds to at least one of a plurality of points along a predefined path near a black body locus in the 1931 CIE Chromaticity Diagram within a 7-step MacAdam ellipse around any point on the black body locus having a correlated color temperature between about 1800K and about 3200K; and,
wherein the second unsaturated light has spectral power distribution including at least spectral power intensities of 1.4% and 12.2% for wavelengths between 501-540 nm, between 8.7% and 24.7% for wavelengths between 541-580 nm, between 48.5% and 102.8% for wavelengths between 581-620 nm, between 1.8% and 74.3% for wavelengths between 661-700 nm, between 0.5% and 29.5% for wavelengths between 701-740 nm, and between 0.3% and 9% for wavelengths between 741-780 nm, relative to a normalized range for wavelengths between 621-660 nm with a value of 100.0%.

US Pat. No. 10,716,168

DATA TRANSMISSIONS WITHOUT CONNECTIONS

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. A device, comprising:a transceiver; and
a controller communicatively coupled to the transceiver,
wherein the controller:
detects an access point;
determines that the access point is capable of forwarding, to a remote device, data received from unauthenticated devices; and
instructs the transceiver to transmit data to the access point without authenticating to the access point,
wherein the access point indicates a time slot for receiving data from unauthenticated devices, and wherein the controller instructs the transceiver to transmit the data in the time slot.

US Pat. No. 10,716,154

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA VIA SIDELINK AND TERMINAL

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A sidelink data transmission method, comprising:transmitting, by a scheduling terminal, first physical control signaling to a transmitting terminal, wherein the first physical control signaling comprises a first transmission resource for transmitting first system information; and
transmitting, by the scheduling terminal, the first system information to the transmitting terminal, wherein the first system information comprises sidelink resource pool information,
wherein the method further comprises:
receiving second physical control signaling transmitted by the trasmitting terminal, wherein the second physical control signaling comprises the sidelink resource SR; and
receiving first high-layer control signaling transmitted by the transmitting terminal, wherein the first high-layer signaling comprises the sidelink BSR of the transmitting terminal; and
transmitting sidelink resource scheduling grant information to the transmitting terminal according to the sidelink resource SR,
wherein before receiving the sidelink resource SR transmitted by the transmitting terminal and the sidelink BSR of the transmitting terminal, the method further comprises:
executing a process of establishing the connection with the transmitting terminal;
determining that a connection has ben successfully established with the transmitting terminal; and
transmitting second high-layer control signaling to the transmitting terminal, wherein the second high-layer control signaling comprises an Identity (ID) of the transmitting terminal,
wherein the sidelink resource SR and the sidelink BSR of the transmitting terminal are transmitted after the transmitting terminal receives the second high-layer control signaling comprising the ID of the transmitting terminal,
wherein the process of establihing the connection with the transmitting terminal comprises:
trasmitting third system information to the transmitting terminal, the third system information comprises resource configuration information of an access channel;
receiving the access channel transmitted by transmitting terminal, wherein the access channel comprises an access preamble signal;
determining a transmission delay with the transmitting terminal according to the access preamble signal;
transmitting third physical control signaling to the transmitting terminal, wherein the third physical control signaling comprises feedback resource configuration information;
transmitting third high-layer control signaling to the transmitting terminal, wherein the third high-layer control signaling comprises third transmission resource configuration information and a transmission-delay-based clock regulation instruction;
receiving fourth high-layer control signaling transmitted by the transmitting terminal, wherein the fourth high-layer control signaling comprises the ID of the transmitting terminal; and
determining whether the connection has been successfully established with the transmitting terminal,
wherein the feedback resource configutation information is used for the transmitting terminal to receive the third high-layer control signaling on a feedback resource, and the fourth high-layer control signaling is transmitted on a third transmission after the transmitting terminal regulates a clock according to the clock regulation instruction.

US Pat. No. 10,716,153

COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE CONNECTION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND SERVER SYSTEM

TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZ...

1. A communications device connection method applied to a terminal device, the method comprising:acquiring an image identifier of a communications device, sending the image identifier to a server, and receiving characteristic information of at least one dimension for a device type of the communications device, the characteristic information being returned by the server based on the image identifier;
detecting connection information sent by at least one communications device, obtaining a device identifier of the at least one communications device by parsing the connection information, and obtaining to-be-matched characteristic information of at least one dimension for a type of registered at least one communications device from the server based on the device identifier;
comparing the characteristic information of the at least one dimension for the device type of the communications device with the to-be-matched characteristic information of the at least one dimension for the type of the registered at least one communications device, and selecting a target communications device from the at least one communications device based on a comparison result; and
binding to and establishing a communications connection to the target communications device.

US Pat. No. 10,716,152

ACCESS POINT NAME DETERMINATION FOR MISSION CRITICAL SERVICES

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method, comprising:determining, at a user equipment (UE), access point name (APN) information of a packet data network (PDN) based on at least one of a mission critical organization name, a registered public land mobile network (RPLMN) identifier, or a home public land mobile network (HPLMN) identifier currently associated with the UE, wherein determining the APN information comprises:
storing, at the UE, configured APN information for at least one mission critical organization name and public land mobile network (PLMN) identifiers associated with each of the at least one mission critical organization name; and
identifying a match between the mission critical organization name and the PLMN identifier currently associated with the UE and a mission critical organization name and a PLMN identifier in the configured APN information; and
connecting to the PDN based on the determined APN information.

US Pat. No. 10,716,151

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING WIRELESS CONNECTION

1. A method for establishing a wireless connection at a user equipment end, comprising:acquiring a wireless access point near the user equipment;
sending, to a network device, an access request for the wireless access point, wherein the access request comprises service set identification SSID information of the wireless access point;
acquiring access information corresponding to the wireless access point returned by the network device based on the access request, and displaying accessible prompt information on a wireless access point list of native system of the user equipment;
establishing, based on the access information of the wireless access point, a wireless connection between the user equipment and the wireless access point;
detecting a network connection state of the connected wireless access point;
if a wireless connection between the user equipment and the wireless access point fails, acquiring the network connection failure information; and
reselecting, based on the network connection failure information, a wireless access point with the accessible prompt information for connection.

US Pat. No. 10,716,146

UNIVERSAL RESERVATION SIGNAL DESIGN FOR WIFI AND NR-SS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, the method comprising:performing, by a wireless network node, a successful clear channel assessment (CCA) on a frequency channel in accordance with a listen before talk (LBT) protocol procedure, wherein the wireless network node operates in accordance with a first wireless communication protocol;
generating a channel reservation signal, by the wireless network node, wherein the channel reservation signal includes a preamble that has a predetermined pattern, a message having a same short period waveform as the preamble, and a synchronization field (SYNC) disposed between the preamble and the message, and wherein the message is encoded to prevent any and all occurrences therein of at least one of the predetermined pattern or a combination of the predetermined pattern and at least part of the SYNC, and wherein the channel reservation signal has a subcarrier spacing and symbol length in accordance with a numerology of a second wireless communication protocol that uses a numerology that is not the same as that of the first wireless communication protocol; and
transmitting, by the wireless network node in response to the successful CCA, the channel reservation signal on the frequency channel.

US Pat. No. 10,716,138

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A communication device, comprising:a processing circuitry configured to generate a second frame used for releasing a stop of transmission of a frame caused by a first frame, the second frame including first destination information which is destination information stored in the first frame, the first frame being used for stopping transmission of frames of communication devices other than the destination and serving as a response to a communication request;
a wireless communication interface configured to transmit the second frame.

US Pat. No. 10,716,131

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND TERMINAL

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A data communication method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal, first indication signaling sent by a base station, the first indication signaling indicating the terminal to communicate first semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) data at a first Transmission Time Interval (TTI) on a target time unit of a target carrier;
receiving, by the terminal, second indication signaling sent by the base station, the second indication signaling indicating the terminal to communicate second dynamic scheduling (DS) data at a second TTI on the target time unit of the target carrier, wherein a length of the first TTI is unequal to a length of the second TTI, moreover, the length of the first TTI is smaller than or equal to a length of a time unit, and the length of the second TTI is smaller than or equal to the length of the time unit;
determining, by the terminal, a location of a first time resource occupied by SPS transmission in the target time unit and a location of a second time resource occupied by DS transmission in the target time unit; and
determining, by the terminal, to communicate at least one of the first SPS data or the second DS data according to the location of the first time resource in the target time unit and the location of the second time resource in the target time unit.

US Pat. No. 10,716,121

RECEIVER, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DETECTING METHOD

Realtek Semiconductor Cor...

1. A receiver, comprising:an antenna, configured to receive a received signal on a downlink direction, wherein the received signal comprises at least one interfering downlink signal and a desired downlink signal; and
a detecting circuit, coupled to the antenna, configured to perform a multiuser detection (MUD) operation on the received signal on the downlink direction to generate a detected interfering signal and a detected desired signal;
wherein the desired downlink signal is transmitted by a first station, intended for the receiver, and generated according to a first modulation order;
wherein the interfering downlink signal is transmitted by a second station, intended for a second receiver other than the receiver, and generated according to a second modulation order;
wherein the detecting circuit performs the MUD operation via a searching operation over a product set of a first constellation set and a second constellation set, a first cardinality of the first constellation set is equal to the first modulation order, and a second cardinality of the second constellation set is equal to or less than the second modulation order.

US Pat. No. 10,716,107

BUFFER STATUS REPORT TRANSMISSION IN A WIRELESS DEVICE

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device from a base station, configuration parameters for a logical channel of logical channels for data transmission to the base station, wherein the configuration parameters indicate a mapping restriction of the logical channel to one or more radio resource types; and
transmitting, by the wireless device to the base station, a buffer status report based on:
data becoming available for the logical channel with the mapping restriction; and
a selected set of one or more logical channels, of the logical channels, with the same mapping restriction meeting a first criteria.

US Pat. No. 10,716,106

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD, IDENTIFICATION METHOD, RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION, MOBILE STATION, AND PROGRAM

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A method of a base station comprising:transmitting, to a user equipment, a first downlink control signal including first information and first resource allocation information if one or more contiguously allocated resource blocks are allocated to the user equipment, the first information indicating a first uplink resource allocation type, the first resource allocation information indicating the one or more contiguously allocated resource blocks;
transmitting, to the user equipment, a second downlink control signal including second information and second resource allocation information if a plurality of resource block sets are allocated to the user equipment, the second information indicating a second uplink resource allocation type, the second resource allocation information indicating the plurality of resource block sets, each one of the plurality of resource block sets including consecutive resource blocks;
receiving, from the user equipment, first uplink data using the one or more contiguously allocated resource blocks if the first information indicates the first uplink resource allocation type; and
receiving, from the user equipment, second uplink data using the plurality of resource block sets if the second information indicates the second uplink resource allocation type,
wherein a first allocation unit of the one or more contiguously allocated resource blocks is smaller than a second allocation unit of each one of the plurality of resource block sets,
wherein at least one resource block is located between each two of the plurality of resource block sets, the at least one resource block being not included in the plurality of resource block sets.

US Pat. No. 10,716,101

UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHODS FOR CARRIER AGGREGATION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A wireless transmit receive/unit (WTRU) comprising a transceiver operably connected to a processor, the processor configured to:determine at least one uplink component carrier and at least two downlink component carriers;
encode hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) information bits associated with the at least two downlink component carriers, wherein the HARQ information bits associated with each of the at least two downlink component carriers are jointly encoded;
map the jointly encoded HARQ information bits associated with the at least two downlink component carriers to one or more resource blocks that are used for reporting uplink control information; and
the transceiver configured to transmit the mapped HARQ information bits on physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) carried by a single uplink component carrier of the at least one uplink component carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,716,096

ENABLING NETWORK SLICING IN A 5G NETWORK WITH CP/UP SEPARATION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a Next Generation Node-B (gNB) with a control plane (CP)-user plane (UP) separation, the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry, wherein to configure the apparatus for communication with a User Equipment (UE) within a 5G new radio (NR) architecture using network slicing, the processing circuitry is to:
decode a radio resource control (RRC) request message from the UE, the RRC request message for establishing a connection between the UE and a user plane function (UPF) of the 5G NR architecture in a network slice;
in response to a confirmation message that the UE is authorized to communicate via the network slice, encode a Central Unit User plane (CU-UP) resource status request message for transmission by a Central Unit Control Plane (CU-CP) entity of the gNB to a plurality of CU-UP entities of the gNB;
decode at the CU-CP entity, a CU-UP resource status response message from each of the plurality of CU-UP entities, the resource status response message including resource availability information for the CU-UP entities; and
select by the CU-CP entity, a CU-UP entity from the plurality of CU-UP entities based on the resource availability information; and
memory coupled to the processing circuitry, the memory configured to store the resource availability information.

US Pat. No. 10,716,094

PACKET DUPLICATION IN A WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

11. A wireless device comprising:one or more processors; and
memory storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the wireless device to:
receive one or more messages comprising:
configuration parameters for a radio bearer; and
a first information element indicating that packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) packet duplication is configured for transmission of data packets of the radio bearer;
receive a control element indicating activation of the PDCP packet duplication for data packets of the first radio bearer associated with a first radio link control (RLC) entity and a second RLC entity;
duplicate a data packet of the data packets of the radio bearer;
map:
the data packet to a first logical channel associated with the first RLC entity; and
a duplicate data packet to a second logical channel associated with the second RLC entity;
transmit the data packet of the first logical channel associated with the first RLC entity;
receive an acknowledgement for the data packet of the first logical channel associated with the first RLC entity, acknowledging a successful delivery of the data packet; and
in response to the successful delivery of the data packet, discard the duplicate data packet of the second logical channel associated with the second RLC entity.

US Pat. No. 10,716,090

METHOD OF CONSIDERING THE POSITIONS OF DATA POINTS IN RELATION TO BOUNDARIES REPRESENTED IN A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM DATABASE, IN ESTIMATING LOCATION

Polaris Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method of estimating the location of a wireless terminal, the method comprising:receiving, by a data-processing system, a first estimate of location of a wireless terminal, the first estimate comprising i) one or more geographical coordinates, and ii) an uncertainty in the one or more geographical coordinates;
generating, by the data-processing system, data points in a nonempty set of data points in space, based on one or more probability distributions that are defined by at least one of i) the one or more geographical coordinates and ii) the uncertainty in the one or more geographical coordinates;
removing, by the data-processing system, at least one of the data points from the set of data points, based on the positions of the data points in relation to one or more objects represented in a geographic information system (GIS) database, resulting in a nonempty proper subset of the data points; and
generating, by the data-processing system, a second estimate of location of the wireless terminal based on the proper subset of the data points.

US Pat. No. 10,716,079

SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL BLOCK SELECTION

Lenovo (Singapore) PTE LT...

1. A method comprising:receiving a plurality of synchronization signal blocks on a first wideband carrier, wherein each synchronization signal block of the plurality of synchronization signal blocks comprises at least one synchronization signal and a physical broadcast channel;
detecting at least one synchronization signal block of the plurality of synchronization signal blocks;
determining at least one synchronization signal frequency associated with the at least one detected synchronization signal block;
selecting a first synchronization signal block of the at least one detected synchronization signal block and a first synchronization signal frequency of the at least one synchronization signal frequency, wherein the first synchronization signal block is associated with the first synchronization signal frequency;
decoding a first physical broadcast channel of the first synchronization signal block;
determining whether to reselect the first synchronization signal block based on first system information obtained from decoding the first physical broadcast channel; and
in response to determining to reselect the first synchronization signal block, reselecting a second synchronization signal block of the at least one detected synchronization signal block and a second synchronization signal frequency of the at least one synchronization signal frequency, wherein the second synchronization signal block is associated with the second synchronization signal frequency and is different from the first synchronization signal block.

US Pat. No. 10,716,241

AIR FLOW DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR DATA CENTER SERVER RACKS

INERTECH IP LLC, Plano, ...

1. An air flow distribution system for cooling server racks comprising:at least one server rack partially defining a hot aisle and a cold aisle;
a first air foil disposed above the at least one server rack;
a second air foil disposed above the first air foil; and
an electrical enclosure receptacle configured to receive at least one cable or a support member for the at least one cable for the at least one server rack,
wherein the first air foil and the second air foil are configured to receive air from the hot aisle, and to form turbulent wake patterns in the cold aisle partially defined by the at least one server rack, and
wherein the first air foil is configured and movably coupled to cover the electrical enclosure receptacle.

US Pat. No. 10,716,223

FRAME ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE DISPLAY

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A display assembly, comprising:an electronic display comprising a collection of substrate layers, the electronic display configured to generate an optical image;
a cover lens including a front surface, a back surface, and a peripheral surface between the front surface and the back surface, the peripheral surface being tangential to the front surface and the back surface, wherein the back surface of the cover lens is affixed to a front surface of the electronic display; and
a frame that includes an outer peripheral surface that is perpendicular to the back surface of the cover lens, wherein the frame:
(i) supports at least a portion of the electronic display on at least two opposing sides of the electronic display,
(ii) attaches to the back surface of the cover lens, the back surface of the cover lens facing the electronic display and extending beyond a periphery of the electronic display, and
(iii) is configured to securely couple to a housing of an electronic device such that the housing supports the display assembly by way of secure coupling to the frame;
wherein the peripheral surface of the cover lens and the outer peripheral surface of the frame are configured to be positioned directly adjacent an interior sidewall of the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,716,200

PLASMA ARC CUTTING SYSTEM, INCLUDING RETAINING CAPS, AND OTHER CONSUMABLES, AND RELATED OPERATIONAL METHODS

Hypertherm, Inc., Hanove...

1. A liquid cooled shield assembly for a plasma arc torch, the liquid cooled shield assembly comprising:an inner cap including:
a substantially hollow body having a proximal end and a distal end that define a longitudinal axis, the distal end including an annular portion about the longitudinal axis; and
a liquid passage defined, at least in part, by an interior surface of the body, the liquid passage including a first set of ports in the annular portion including three or more discreet, circumferentially disposed radial liquid exit ports, the first set of ports extending between an interior portion of the body and an exterior portion of the body to convey a cooling liquid out of the liquid exit ports in a radial direction with respect to the longitudinal axis;
and
a shield at least partially surrounding the inner cap and having a liquid impingement region on an interior surface of the shield adjacent to the first set of liquid exit ports, the liquid impingement region for (i) receiving the cooling liquid from the first set of liquid exit ports, and (ii) forming part of a liquid exit channel in the plasma arc torch.

US Pat. No. 10,716,199

DEVICES FOR GAS COOLING PLASMA ARC TORCHES AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Hypertherm, Inc., Hanove...

1. A shield for an air-cooled plasma arc torch, the shield comprising:a body having a proximal end configured to mate with a torch body of the plasma arc torch, a distal end, and a central longitudinal axis defined between the proximal end and the distal end;
an exit orifice formed in the distal end of the body;
an interior of the shield comprising an interior shield flow surface that forms a portion of a shield gas flow channel, the shield gas flow channel directing a flow of shield gas along the interior shield flow surface in a flow direction from the proximal end to the exit orifice at the distal end of the body;
a flow directing flange extending from the body and away from the exit orifice in the distal end of the body, the flange being formed annularly around the central longitudinal axis and defining a first outer annular surface and an opposing second inner annular surface that is between the first outer annular surface and the exit orifice; and
an annular flow impingement surface, disposed between the interior shield flow surface and the first outer annular surface of the flange, that disrupts the flow direction of shield gas flowing towards the distal end of the body and directs the flow of shield gas proximally along the first outer annular surface of the flange into a continuous annularly formed flow path defined by a circumferentially formed complementary recess of a corresponding nozzle thereby distributing the flow of shield gas substantially uniformly about the complementary recess,
the opposing second inner annular surface of the flange being configured to receive the substantially uniform flow of shield gas being re-directed and flowing distally from the circumferentially formed recess of the corresponding nozzle and out of the exit orifice.

US Pat. No. 10,716,190

ADAPTIVE VISUAL INTELLIGENCE OUTDOOR MOTION/OCCUPANCY AND LUMINANCE DETECTION SYSTEM

Hubbell Incorporated, Sh...

1. A sensor fixed atop a structure, the sensor comprising:an image-capturing device configured to collect image data; and
an electronic processing device configured to
receive, via the image-capturing device, the image data,
determine a wobble state value of the image data,
filter the image data when the wobble state value is approximately equal to a first wobble state threshold,
perform a first timeout for a first predetermined time period when the wobble state value is approximately equal to a second wobble state threshold, and
increment the first timeout to a second timeout for a second predetermined time period when the wobble state value is approximately equal to the second wobble state threshold following the first timeout.

US Pat. No. 10,716,176

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY ADJUSTING AN ELECTRIC ARC FURNACE

SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAF...

1. An electric arc furnace comprising:a power supply system with at least one system phase for applying an alternating electrical voltage and an arc current;
a furnace electrode fed by the power supply system;
a control loop device comprising an electrical converter configured for reverse feedback of an amplitude and/or a frequency of the alternating voltage to an amplitude and/or a frequency of the arc current, wherein the electrical converter comprises a two-port network comprising an input port and an output port;
the power supply system attached to the input port;
a melting furnace power supply connected to the output port;
a primary circuit of a first transformer electrically connected to the output port;
a secondary circuit of the first transformer electrically connected to the furnace electrode;
a primary coil of a second transformer electrically connected in parallel to the input port of the electrical converter; and
a secondary coil of the second transformer electrically connected in series with a secondary coil of the first transformer.

US Pat. No. 10,716,144

TERMINAL APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal apparatus which communicates with a base station apparatus by using multiple serving cells including a primary cell and one or multiple secondary cells, comprising:medium access control layer processing circuitry configured to initiate a random access procedure for a secondary cell based on a single reception of a Physical Downlink Control CHannel (PDCCH) order;
a transmitter configured to transmit a first random access preamble; and
a receiver configured to receive a random access response,
wherein
the transmitter is further configured to transmit a second random access preamble after the transmitter transmits the first random access preamble,
the medium access control layer processing circuitry, in a case that (a) reception of the random access response is considered not successful and (b) the first random access preamble was transmitted on the secondary cell, determines whether to transmit the second random access preamble based on the single reception of the PDCCH order, based on a configuration of a higher layer, and
the transmitter resumes, based on a second PDCCH order, random access preamble transmission to transmit the second random access preamble, in a case that the medium access control layer processing circuitry determines, based on the configuration, that the transmitter does not transmit the second random access preamble based on the single reception.

US Pat. No. 10,716,126

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADVANCED LOW POWER WIDE AREA NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS POWER MANAGEMENT

Dell Products, LP, Round...

1. An information handling system comprising:a wireless adapter for communicating on a low power communication technology network for receiving low power communication technology data traffic for at least one always-on remote management service for the information handling system;
a controller receiving a power status of the information handling system indicating a battery power level and determining a first threshold priority level based on the battery power level;
the controller executing code instructions for a low power communications engine to detect a first priority level of incoming low power communication technology data traffic to an active low power communication technology wireless link from a packet header designation of priority level;
the controller to initiate incoming low power communication technology data traffic limitations to deny immediate forwarding the low power communication technology data traffic if the detected first priority level falls at or below the first threshold priority level; and
the controller to wake a BIOS of the information handling system and forward the incoming data traffic to applications on the information handling system if the first priority level is above the first threshold priority level.

US Pat. No. 10,716,122

SPLIT BEARER DUAL/MULTIPLE CONNECTIVITY RETRANSMISSION DIVERSITY

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. A method comprising:by a master network node, receiving a quality of service, QoS, measurement from a user equipment, UE;
based on the received QoS measurement, forwarding by the master network node a data packet of a radio bearer for duplication to a secondary network node, wherein the radio bearer is split between the master network node and the secondary network node for wirelessly sending packets to a user equipment, UE;
determining relative network conditions between the master network node and the secondary network node;
based on the relative network conditions, selecting a redundancy retransmission mode from among multiple redundancy retransmission modes, each redundancy retransmission mode defining a different protocol for retransmitting multiple copies of selected ones of the packets to the UE over the split radio bearer; and
wirelessly retransmitting to the UE the multiple copies of the selected packets over the split radio bearer according to the selected redundancy retransmission mode.

US Pat. No. 10,716,120

CHANNEL ACCESS MECHANISMS FOR MULTI-BAND OPERATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE) having a first radio supporting communications via a first frequency band and a second radio supporting communications via a second frequency band, comprising:receiving, via a first communication link in the first frequency band of a first cell, a configuration for a second communication link in the second frequency band of a second cell;
determining whether an uplink for the second communication link can connect;
activating the second radio based at least in part on the configuration;
receiving, via the second radio, a downlink transmission over the second communication link; and
transmitting uplink control information responsive to the downlink transmission over the first communication link or over the second communication link based at least in part on the determining whether the uplink for the second communication link can connect.

US Pat. No. 10,716,115

METHOD OF CONTROLLING A MOBILE TERMINAL, AND AN ASSOCIATED MOBILE TERMINAL

Conversant Wireless Licen...

1. A method comprising:receiving, via a first wireless interface of a mobile terminal, information from a mobile telecommunications network, the information comprising a current geographic location of the mobile terminal;
determining, at the mobile terminal, a set of access frequency bands of a second wireless interface of the mobile terminal to be disabled based on the information, the second wireless interface for communication on a wireless network other than the mobile telecommunications network; and
disabling, at the mobile terminal, the set of access frequency bands for the second wireless interface of the mobile terminal in wireless communication based on the determination.

US Pat. No. 10,716,097

DISJOINT BEARER ROUTING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a first base station (BS), comprising:establishing a data connection with a user equipment (UE) via one or more data bearers;
making, for a first data bearer of the one or more data bearers, a corresponding first determination to route uplink traffic from the UE during a period via the first BS or a second BS different from the first BS;
making, for the first data bearer of the one or more data bearers, a corresponding second determination, independent of the first determination, to route downlink traffic to the UE during the period via the first BS or the second BS, wherein the period ends when the first BS makes a next first determination or a next second determination for the first data bearer of the one or more data bearers; and
participating in the data connection based on the first and second determinations, wherein the participating comprises:
receiving, during the period, all uplink traffic for the first data bearer according to the corresponding first determination, and
transmitting, during the period, all downlink traffic for the first data bearer according to the corresponding second determination.

US Pat. No. 10,716,093

METHOD FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES FOR DIRECT COMMUNICATION BETWEEN TERMINALS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

5. A first user equipment (UE) for tran communicating in a wireless communication system, the first UE comprising:a memory;
at least one processor coupled with the memory,
wherein the at least one processor is configured to:
configure a sidelink resource;
obtain data related to an upper layer;
receive, from a base station, information on configuring a maximum coding rate used for transmissions on the configured sidelink resource; and
based on that the configured sidelink resource cannot accommodate the data by using the maximum coding rate and the at least one processor is configured to determine not to divide the data, re-configure the sidelink resource.

US Pat. No. 10,716,224

FIELD SERVICEABLE AND REPLACEABLE ASSEMBLY

Manufacturing Resources I...

1. A field serviceable and interchangeable display system comprising:a number of digital side assemblies, each comprising an electronic display;
a number of static side assemblies, each comprising a poster cavity configured to accept signage;
a number of cover side assemblies;
a first side assembly selected from the group consisting of: one of the digital side assemblies, one of the static side assemblies, and one of the cover side assemblies;
a second side assembly selected from the group consisting of: one of the digital side assemblies, one of the static side assemblies, and one of the cover side assemblies; and
a frame configured to interchangeably accept the first and second side assembly, wherein said first and second side assembly are mounted to said frame in a hinged fashion.

US Pat. No. 10,716,222

LAMINATE PRODUCTION METHOD

INTEL CORPORATION, Santa...

1. A manufacturing method of a laminate body, comprising:a first step of forming onto a supporting body a curable resin composition layer formed from a thermosetting resin composition to obtain a curable resin composition layer with a supporting body;
a second step of laminating the curable resin composition layer onto a substrate by heat crimping, the curable resin composition layer contacting the substrate, to thereby obtain a pre-cured composite;
a third step of performing a first heating of the aforementioned pre-cured composite thereby thermally curing the curable resin composition layer to form a cured resin layer to obtain a cured composite;
a fourth step of performing hole punching from the supporting body side of the cured composite to form a via hole in the cured resin layer;
a fifth step of peeling the supporting body from the cured composite;
a sixth step of removing resin residue in the via hole of the aforementioned cured composite;
a seventh step of performing a second heating of the aforementioned cured composite; and
an eighth step of forming a conductor layer on an inner wall surface of the via hole of the cured composite and on the cured resin layer.

US Pat. No. 10,716,215

DISPLAY DEVICE

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A display device, comprising:a display substrate comprising:
a display area having first and second sides extending in directions crossing each other;
a first peripheral area adjacent to the first side of the display area; and
a second peripheral area adjacent to the second side of the display area;
a first driving substrate attached to the first peripheral area and comprising a first driving circuit portion and a first link wire connected to the first driving circuit portion; and
a second driving substrate attached to the second peripheral area and comprising a second driving circuit portion and a second link wire connected to the second driving circuit portion,
wherein the first driving substrate and the second driving substrate overlap each other on a rear surface of the display substrate; and
wherein the first link wire and the second link wire are connected to each other through a region in which the first driving substrate and the second driving substrate overlap each other.

US Pat. No. 10,716,203

ADHESIVE FILM AND FLEXIBLE METAL LAMINATE

AGC Inc., Chiyoda-ku (JP...

1. An adhesive film comprising a fluorinated resin layer comprising a fluorinated copolymer (A) directly laminated on both sides of a polyimide film, whereinthe fluorinated copolymer (A) has a melting point of at least 280° C. and at most 320° C., is melt-moldable, and comprises structural units (a1) derived from tetrafluoroethylene, structural units (a2) derived from a cyclic hydrocarbon monomer having an acid anhydride residue and a polymerizable unsaturated bond and structural units (a3) derived from a fluorinated monomer, excluding tetrafluoroethylene, and
the fluorinated resin layer has a thickness of from 1 to 20 ?m.

US Pat. No. 10,716,194

SMART LIGHT SWITCH WITH VACATION MODE

ECOBEE INC., Toronto (CA...

1. A smart light switch comprising:a housing, the housing including a control block adapted to be operably connected to an electrical load;
a light actuator located within the housing, the light actuator operable to be electrically connected with the electrical load and selectively turn the electrical load on and off;
a processor and memory, the processor and memory being operably connected and located within the housing, the processor being adapted to selectively turn the electrical load on and off in accordance with a programmed set of light activation rules stored in memory; and
a data communications module operable to provide data communication across a wireless network to a remote device; wherein
the processor is operable to:
determine whether the smart light switch is in an On or Off state and create a historical record of the On or Off state of the smart light switch over time, the historical record being stored in the memory;
receive an indication from the remote device that the smart light switch is to be placed in a vacation mode; and
when the smart light switch is in vacation mode, suspend the programmed set of light activation rules, determines a probability that the smart light switch would have been turned on based upon the historical record, and probabilistically activates and deactivates the smart light switch for a period of time based upon the historical record while the smart light switch was not in vacation mode.

US Pat. No. 10,716,139

METHOD FOR ADJUSTING CONTENTION WINDOW SIZE IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING UNLICENSED BAND AND DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for adjusting a contention window size (CWS) in a wireless access system, the method comprising:performing a channel access procedure;
transmitting, in a plurality of time durations, a transmission burst based on the channel access procedure;
obtaining hybrid automatic repeat and request acknowledgment (HARQ-ACK) information related to the transmission burst; and
adjusting the CWS based on counting at least one value of HARQ-ACK information related to a starting time duration included in the plurality of the time durations,
wherein the at least one value of the HARQ-ACK information is counted based on whether a part of the transmission burst in the starting time duration is scheduled by a self-carrier scheduling or a cross-carrier scheduling.

US Pat. No. 10,716,098

MANAGEMENT OF WIRELESS DEVICES IN LIMITED RADIO COVERAGE

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A wireless device configured to communicate with a Radio Access Network (RAN) node and a Core Network (CN) node, the wireless device comprising:a processor; and,
a memory that stores processor-executable instructions, wherein the processor interfaces with the memory to execute the processor-executable instructions, whereby the wireless device is operable: to receive, from the RAN node, control channels; to estimate a downlink radio condition based on a signal quality of the received control channels; to map the estimated downlink radio condition to one of a plurality of downlink Radio Coverage Category (RCC) values; to transmit, to the RAN node, a first message including the one downlink RCC value; to receive, from the RAN node, a second message having a number of repeated downlink transmissions based on the one downlink RCC value; to receive, from the RAN node, a paging message including an uplink RCC value and having a number of repeated paging downlink transmissions, wherein the number of repeated paging downlink transmissions is determined based on a second downlink RCC value; and to transmit, to the RAN node, a paging response having a number of repeated uplink transmissions determined based on the uplink RCC value in the paging message.

US Pat. No. 10,716,095

MULTIPLE ACCESS IN WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM FOR HIGH-MOBILITY APPLICATIONS

Cohere Technologies, Inc....

1. A base station apparatus, comprising:a processor configured to:
transmit:
(a) a first command to a first wireless terminal to transmit, into a radio channel during a superframe, a first modulated radio-frequency carrier signal that is modulated with:
(i) a first waveform ?1(m1,n1) of a first waveform array ?1 and a first data item, and
(ii) a second waveform ?2(m2,n2) of a second waveform array ?2 and a second data item, and
(b) a second command to a second wireless terminal to transmit, into the radio channel during the superframe, a second modulated radio-frequency carrier signal that is modulated with:
(i) a third waveform ?1(m3,n3) of the first waveform array ?1 and a third data item, and
(ii) a fourth waveform ?2(m4,n4) of the second waveform array ?2 and a fourth data item, and
wherein:
(i) the waveform ?1(m1,n1) is partitioned into N1 time slots, and
(ii) the waveform ?2(m2,n2) is partitioned into N2 time slot, and
(iii) time slot p1 of the waveform ?1(m1,n1) comprises a basic waveform b1(m1) multiplied by exp[2?(n1?1)(p1?1)i/N1], and
(iv) time slot p2 of the waveform ?2(m2,n2) comprises a basic waveform b2(m2) multiplied by exp[2?(n2?1)(p2?1)i/N2], and
(v) time slot p3 of the waveform ?1(m3,n3) comprises a basic waveform b1(m3) multiplied by exp[2?(n3?1)(p3?1)i/N1], and
(vi) time slot p4 of the waveform ?2(m4,n4) comprises a basic waveform b2(m4) multiplied by exp[2?(n4?1)(p4?1)i/N2], and
(vii) the waveform ?1(m1,n1) is multiplied by the first data item, and
(viii) the waveform ?2(m2,n2) is multiplied by the second data item, and
(ix) the waveform ?1(m3,n3) is multiplied by the third data item, and
(x) the waveform ?2(m4,n4) is multiplied by the fourth data item, and
(xi) M1, N1, M2, and N2 are positive integers greater than 1, and
(xii) m1 and m3 are positive integers in the range m1, m3?{1, . . . , M1}, and
(xiii) m2 and m4 are positive integers in the range m2, m4 E {1, . . . , M2}, and
(xiv) n1, n3, p1, and p3 are positive integers in the range n1, n3, p1, and p3?{1, . . . , N1}, and
(xv) n2, n4, p2, and p4 are positive integers in the range n2, n4, p2, and p4?1, . . . , N2}, and
(xvi) M1?M2;
receive, from the radio channel during the superframe, a third modulated radio-frequency carrier signal via an antenna;
demodulate the third modulated radio-frequency carrier signal to recover the first data item, the second data item, the third data item, and the fourth data item; and
transmit, on an interface to a cellular infrastructure, the first data item and the second data item in association with the first wireless terminal and the third data item and the fourth data item in association with the second wireless terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,716,092

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING RADIO RESOURCES FOR VEHICLE (V2X) COMMUNICATIONS FROM AN OVERLAPPING RESOURCE POOL

Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A user equipment (UE) that performs sidelink communication associated with pedestrian-UE related Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communication, the UE comprising:receiving circuitry configured to receive a broadcast message including first information and second information, the first information being used for indicating a plurality of resource pools, the second information being used for configuring resource selection for the sidelink communication,
controlling circuitry configured to determine to use a first resource pool within the plurality of resource pools in a case that the second information indicates that random selection is used for the resource selection,
transmitting circuitry configured to perform, based on the random selection, the sidelink communication using the first resource pool within the plurality of resource pools,
wherein the plurality of resource pools includes the first resource pool for performing the sidelink communication associated with the pedestrian-UE related V2X communication and a second resource pool for performing a sidelink communication associated with non-pedestrian-UE related V2X communication.

US Pat. No. 10,716,088

LOCATION DETERMINATION OF INTERNET-OF-THINGS DEVICES BASED ON ACCESS POINT EMULATION

1. A system, comprising:a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
receiving first data broadcast by a first device that does not function as a first access point device, wherein the first data causes a second device to identify the first device as the first access point device, and wherein the second device communicates the first data to the first device in response to the second device identifying the first device as the first access point device;
receiving a location of the second device, wherein the location of the second device corresponds to a time concurrent with the second device identifying the first device as the first access point device; and
assigning, in a location database, the location of the second device to the first device.

US Pat. No. 10,716,085

DETERMINING DEVICE LOCATION IN AN IP-BASED WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

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

1. A computer-implementable method for locating a geographic position of a mobile device when in communication with a wireless telecommunications network, the method comprising:receiving a request for a geographic position of the mobile device based on an emergency call,
wherein the request is received after a wireless connection between the mobile device and the wireless telecommunications network has been established when the mobile device registers with a network controller (NC) through an IP-based access point (AP) of the wireless telecommunications network;
exchanging messages between the NC and a serving mobile location center (SMLC),
wherein the SMLC retrieves data from a database that is used to assist in identifying a geographic position of the mobile device;
wherein the database is an NC database that is configured to store information related to the mobile device, and
wherein the information related to the mobile device includes: last known position of the mobile device, IP address of the AP, MAC address of the mobile device, International Mobile Subscriber Identity (MSI) of the mobile device, and last cell global identifier (CGI) associated with the mobile device;
calculating, via the SMLC, the geographic position of the mobile device using the information related to the mobile device stored in the NC databases, the used information including the information identifying the last known position of the mobile device, the IP address of the AP, the MAC address of the mobile device, the international Mobile Subscriber Identity (MSI) of the mobile device, and the last cell global identifier (CGI) associated with the mobile device; and
providing information identifying the geographic position of the mobile device to the NC,
wherein the NC then forwards the geographic position to a switch for processing the emergency call.

US Pat. No. 10,716,237

DEVICE FOR DRIVING MOTOR

LSIS CO., LTD., Anyang-s...

1. A device for driving a motor, the device comprising: a main housing configured to accommodate a circuit module therein, wherein a top of the main housing is partially opened to define an open portion; an input/output (IO) cover coupled to the main housing so as to occupy the open portion; and an auxiliary housing coupled to the main housing at an vertical side face of the main housing, wherein the auxiliary housing includes:a side face portion engaging with the vertical side face of the main housing;
a pair of brackets extending from both lateral ends of the side face portion respectively in a perpendicular manner to the side face portion;
bottom portions connected to bottom ends of the pair of brackets, wherein each of the bottom portions has at least one fourth coupling hole defined therein; and
an auxiliary cap structure coupled to the pair of brackets.

US Pat. No. 10,716,217

POLY-BASED BURR SUPPRESSOR

Advanced Copper Foil Inc....

1. A method for manufacturing a printed circuit board (PCB), the method comprising:constructing a book having a burr-suppressing copper foil on at least one exterior side of the book, the burr-suppressing copper foil comprising a poly-based film having an adhesive applied at opposing sides, a copper foil directly contacting and coupled to the poly-based film with the adhesive on a first side of the poly-based film, the copper foil adjacent to and in contact with a pre-impregnated layer, and a metallic burr suppressor coupled to the poly-based film with the adhesive on a second side of the poly-based film, the metallic burr suppressor being an outer layer of the book;
applying a lamination cycle to the book using a laminating press to cure the pre-impregnated layer of the book and form a laminated book;
after the lamination cycle, drilling the laminated book; and
removing the poly-based film and the metallic burr suppressor from the drilled and laminated book.

US Pat. No. 10,716,209

FIBER WEAVE-SANDWICHED DIFFERENTIAL PAIR ROUTING TECHNIQUE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A printed circuit board, comprising:a central dielectric layer including at least one fiber that provides mechanical strength for the printed circuit board;
a top dielectric layer disposed above the central dielectric layer;
a top electrical trace layer positioned between the central dielectric layer and the top dielectric layer, top electrical trace layer being patterned to form a top electrical trace having longitudinal ends that electrically connect through the top dielectric layer by electrically conductive vias; and
a bottom electrical trace layer positioned below the central dielectric layer, the bottom electrical trace layer being patterned to form a bottom electrical trace having longitudinal ends that each electrically connect through the central and top dielectric layers by electrically conductive vias, at least a portion of the bottom electrical trace being parallel to and directly below at least a portion of the top electrical trace.

US Pat. No. 10,716,198

EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT GENERATION APPARATUS

Gigaphoton Inc., Tochigi...

1. An extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus comprising:A. a chamber in which extreme ultraviolet light is generated by a target substance being irradiated with a laser beam to generate plasma from the target substance;
B. an optical unit including a laser beam introduction optical system for introducing the laser beam into the chamber;
C. a chamber reference member supporting the chamber and including a housing space in which the optical unit is housed;
D. a height positioning mechanism configured to position, at a predetermined installation position in the housing space, the optical unit to a predetermined installation height while contacting a first part of the optical unit; and
E. a movement mechanism configured to linearly move the optical unit in the horizontal direction in the housing space while keeping the optical unit at a guide height, and including a guide member provided with a guide surface that guides the optical unit to the installation position while contacting a second part of the optical unit, and a retraction part that is provided to the guide member and to which the second part is retracted from the guide surface when the optical unit reaches the installation position, the guide height of the optical unit while being guided to move toward the installation position by the guide surface being substantially equal to the installation height.

US Pat. No. 10,716,177

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROL OF MOBILE AUTOMATION APPARATUS LIGHT EMITTERS

Zebra Technologies Corpor...

1. A method of controlling light emitters of a mobile automation apparatus, the method comprising:controlling a depth sensor to capture a plurality of depth measurements corresponding to an area containing a support structure;
obtaining a support structure plane definition;
selecting a subset of the depth measurements;
determining, based on the subset of depth measurements and the support structure plane, whether the subset of the depth measurements indicates the presence of a sensitive receptor;
when the determination is affirmative, disabling the light emitters; and
when the determination is negative, controlling (i) the light emitters to illuminate the support structure and (ii) a camera to capture an image of the support structure simultaneously with the illumination.

US Pat. No. 10,716,173

METHOD FOR CALIBRATING A POWER CONTROL LOOP OF AN INDUCTION HOB

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. Method for calibrating a power control loop of an induction hob, the induction hob comprising a power stage including at least one induction element, a measurement unit and a control unit, the method comprising the steps of:coupling the at least one induction element with a reference load by inductance formed therebetween;
powering the power stage at predefined working conditions by means of said control unit;
deriving a measurement value being indicative for power transferred from the power stage to the reference load by the inductance formed therebetween by means of said measurement unit;
providing the measurement value to the control unit;
calculating a correction value based on the measurement value and a reference value;
storing the correction value in a storage entity in order to modify measurement values provided by the measurement unit based on the correction value when operating the induction hob.

US Pat. No. 10,716,160

DUAL MODE TRANSMISSION IN A CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT

1. A method, performed by a dual-mode mobile device, for dual-mode transmission functionality within a controlled environment, comprising:receiving, from a monitoring server over a first connection between the dual-mode mobile device and the monitoring server, a client control application and an inmate profile associated with a user of the dual-mode mobile device;
configuring, by the client control application, the dual-mode mobile device for use within the controlled environment based on the inmate profile;
transmitting, using the client control application over the first connection between the monitoring server and the dual-mode mobile device, a first call request to the monitoring server, wherein the first call request is a request to conduct a call between the dual-mode mobile device and an outside device located outside of the controlled environment;
receiving, over the first connection, an authorization message from the monitoring server;
based on the authorization message, transmitting a second call request to establish the call; and
responsive to transmitting the second call request, establishing the call with the outside device.

US Pat. No. 10,716,159

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTING BY MEANS OF PLURALITY OF ACCESSES IN NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing access to a network, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:determining whether a first connection has been previously performed through a first access when attempting to perform a second connection through a second access; and
transmitting an attach request message comprising identifier information of a control plane (CP) function node if the first connection through the first access has been performed and the second connection through the second access is determined to be additional,
wherein the identifier information of the control plane (CP) function node has been obtained in a process of performing the first connection through the first access, and
both the first connection through the first access and the second connection through the second access are managed by the control plane (CP) function node.

US Pat. No. 10,716,130

COMMUNICATION METHOD, TERMINAL EQUIPMENT, AND NETWORK EQUIPMENT

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A communication method, comprising:determining a first data transmission format, the first data transmission format being used in generating a first transmission version of uplink (UL) data;
selecting a first data transmission resource from a data resource pool, the first data transmission resource being configured to transmit the first transmission version;
sending a first Scheduling Assignment (SA) message to network equipment, the first SA message containing information of the first data transmission resource and information of the first data transmission format;
coding and modulating the UL data according to the first data transmission format to generate the first transmission version; and
sending the first transmission version to the network equipment through the first data transmission resource to enable the network equipment to receive, demodulate and decode the first transmission version according to the first SA message.

US Pat. No. 10,716,123

V2X MESSAGE COMMUNICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. An Vehicle to Everything (V2X) message communication method, comprising:sending, by a terminal, a quality of service (QoS) request message to a network device, wherein the QoS request message carries identification information of the terminal;
receiving, by the terminal, QoS information of the terminal from the network device, wherein the QoS information comprises a message identifier of a V2X message supported by the terminal and a QoS parameter corresponding to the message identifier;
obtaining, by the terminal based on the QoS information, a QoS parameter corresponding to a message identifier of a to-be-sent V2X message;
obtaining, by the terminal based on the obtained QoS parameter, a radio resource for sending the to-be-sent V2X message; and
sending, by the terminal, the to-be-sent V2X message by using the obtained radio resource.

US Pat. No. 10,716,109

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Cellium Technologies, Ltd...

1. A system operative to create a WiFi access zone, comprising:an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) WiFi access point configured to transmit OFDM WiFi signals; and
at least two hybrid converters communicatively connected to the OFDM WiFi access point, in which each of the hybrid converters, and simultaneously with the other hybrid converters, is configured to receive the OFDM WiFi signals from the OFDM WiFi access point and re-transmit, from at least one antenna associated with each hybrid converter, the OFDM WiFi signals wirelessly;
wherein the OFDM WiFi signals re-transmitted wirelessly, by the at least two hybrid converters simultaneously, are operative to create, using multiple sub-carriers in the OFDM WiFi signals, an access field that is perceived, simultaneously, by at least two OFDM WiFi client devices that are not co-located, as one continuous OFDM WiFi access channel, and without compensating said re-transmissions specifically for any of the at least two OFDM WiFi client devices,
wherein:
the at least two hybrid converters are not co-located, and
a net effect for the multiple sub-carriers, of the at least two separate re-transmissions, is a boost in overall power received by each of the at least two OFDM WiFi client devices.

US Pat. No. 10,716,105

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING A PHYSICAL DOWNLINK SHARED CHANNEL AND A DEMODULATION REFERENCE SIGNAL AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) in a user equipment (UE) from a base station (BS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving first information related to one or more control resource set (CORESET);
receiving second information related to a resource region of the PDSCH;
receiving, the PDSCH based on the second information; and
receiving a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) for the PDSCH in an orthogonal frequency divisional multiplexing (OFDM) symbol after the one or more CORESET when the one or more CORESET overlaps the resource region of the PDSCH.

US Pat. No. 10,716,104

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING C-RAN

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RES...

1. A method for controlling C-RAN, applicable for a C-RAN having a plurality of remote radio heads and a baseband unit, wherein the method comprises:receiving a plurality of preambles from the plurality of remote radio heads wherein each of the preambles is corresponding to one user end device;
determining at least one type-2 downlink packet based on the plurality of preambles and the plurality of remote radio heads;
if the number of the at least one type-2 downlink packet is plural, determining whether a number of resource blocks of a physical downlink control channel is enough or not based on an amount of control signals of the plurality of type-2 downlink packets; and
if the number of resource blocks is not enough, integrating at least part of the plurality of type-2 downlink packets based on a remote radio head arrangement table; and
wherein the remote radio head arrangement table is used for describing a relationship between geometric locations of the plurality of remote radio heads, and the method further comprises controlling part of the plurality of remote radio heads receiving the plurality of preambles to receive a third message.

US Pat. No. 10,716,103

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A mobile communication device which communicates with a communication apparatus, the mobile communication device comprising:a memory storing instructions; and
one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to:
receive a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) of a first type;
receive a first demodulation reference signal (DMRS) and a second DMRS;
receive a first PDCCH of a second type and a second PDCCH of the second type, the second type being different from the first type; and
demodulate the first PDCCH of a second type based on the first DMRS and the second PDCCH of the second type based on the second DMRS,
wherein the first DMRS is associated with the first PDCCH of a second type,
wherein the second DMRS is associated with the second PDCCH of the second type,
wherein the first DMRS is received from a first two antenna ports, and
wherein the second DMRS is received from a second two antenna ports.

US Pat. No. 10,716,080

CALIBRATION TECHNIQUES FOR ENVELOPE TRACKING POWER AMPLIFIERS

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A method of calibrating a wireless transmitting device, comprising:determining a propagation delay mismatch between a first test signal on a first signal path of the wireless transmitting device and a second test signal on a second signal path of the wireless transmitting device, wherein determining the propagation delay mismatch comprises:
transmitting the first test signal having a first frequency on the first signal path;
transmitting the second test signal having a second frequency different from the first frequency on the second signal path;
measuring a phase difference between the first test signal and the second test signal; and
determining a delay measurement between the first test signal and the
second test signal based at least in part on the measured phase difference;
determining the propagation delay mismatch using a difference between the delay measurement and a previously determined delay measurement; and
adjusting delay circuitry of at least one of the first signal path and the second signal path to compensate for the propagation delay mismatch.

US Pat. No. 10,716,078

WIRELESS DEVICE, RADIO-NETWORK NODE, AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREIN FOR MANAGING SIGNALING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a wireless device for managing signaling in a wireless communication) A method performed by a first radio-network node for managing signaling in a wireless communication network, wherein the first radio-network node provides radio coverage over a first service area in the wireless communication network, the method comprising:transmitting a first beam reference signal (BRS) in the first service area, the first BRS comprising, within an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol, an integer number of repetitive sequences of samples, of equal length, over an original time-domain representation of the first BRS, the integer number being greater than one.

US Pat. No. 10,716,077

BASE STATION AND RADIO TERMINAL

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A first base station, comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit user data in a first cell using a first subcarrier spacing, the first cell being managed by the first base station; and
a receiver configured to receive from a second base station, information indicating a second subcarrier spacing applied in a second cell managed by the second base station, wherein
the transmitter is configured to transmit to a user equipment that performs dual connectivity with the first base station and the second base station, first subcarrier spacing information indicating the second subcarrier spacing applied in the second cell.

US Pat. No. 10,716,197

SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, AND METHOD FOR DISSIPATION OF AN ELECTRICAL CHARGE

APPLIED MATERIALS ISRAEL ...

1. A method for dissipation of an electrical charge stored in a region of an object, the method comprising:sensing, by at least one sensor that comprises a charged particle detector that is preceded by an adjustable energy filter, an electrical charging status of the region of the object, while the object is located within a vacuum chamber and while a gaseous pressure within the vacuum chamber is below a certain vacuum pressure threshold, wherein sensing the electrical charging status of the region of the object comprises finding a cutoff voltage of electrons that pass through the adjustable energy filter; and
performing, based on the electrical charging status of the region of the object, an electrical charge dissipation process that comprises increasing the gaseous pressure within the vacuum chamber to be within a given gaseous pressure range that facilitates a dissipation, by breakdown, of the electrical charge stored in the region of the object to the vacuum chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,716,192

CHARGING TECHNOLOGIES

1. A device comprising:a processor programmed to:
cause a line-of-sight transmitter to transmit a line-of-sight far-field wireless power signal to a line-of-sight receiver hosted via an object inclusive of an energy storage such that the energy storage is charged based on the line-of-sight far-field wireless power signal;
determine that the line-of-sight far-field wireless power signal is line-of-sight interrupted; and
cause a radio transmitter to transmit a radio far-field wireless power signal to a radio receiver hosted via the object such that the energy storage is charged based on the radio far-field wireless power signal while the line-of-sight far-field wireless power signal is line-of-sight interrupted.

US Pat. No. 10,716,189

CONTROLLER AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LUMINAIRES IN A LIGHTING NETWORK

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A luminaire controller for a luminaire comprising:a sensor input configured to receive sensor signals from at least one occupancy sensing device of the luminaire;
a communication interface for communicating with a lighting network;
a mode selector configured to select one of a set of operating modes for the luminaire based on a combination of the sensor signals and incoming occupancy messages received from the lighting network;
a local control component configured to control an illumination source of the luminaire according to the selected operating mode; and
a distributed control component configured to selectively broadcast outgoing occupancy messages via the lighting network when a first of the operating modes is selected by initiating a distributed control procedure when an initiation event occurs, the distributed control procedure, once initiated, being performed as follows:
if a randomized wait interval elapses relative to a timing of the initiation of the distributed control procedure without an incoming occupancy message being received from the lighting network, responding by broadcasting an outgoing occupancy message via the lighting network; and else
if an incoming occupancy notification is received before the randomized wait interval elapses relative to the timing of the initiation, responding by re-initiating the distributed control procedure without broadcasting an outgoing occupancy message and using a new randomized wait interval for each such re-initiation of the distributed control procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,716,186

DRIVING CIRCUIT USING BUCK CONVERTER CAPABLE OF GENERATING SUFFICIENT VOLTAGE TO POWER A LED CIRCUIT AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARY CIRCUITRY IN A NORMAL MODE OF OPERATION, AND INSUFFICIENT TO POWER THE LED CIRCUIT BUT SUFFICIENT TO POWER THE ASSOCIATED AUXILIA

STMicroelectronics Intern...

1. A circuit, comprising:a voltage converter configured to convert a source voltage to a supply voltage at a first node as a function of a feedback voltage at a feedback node;
a first output path coupled between the first node and a second node;
feedback circuitry configured to selectively couple the second node to the feedback node; and
impedance circuitry coupled between the first node and a third node and configured to generate an auxiliary supply voltage and an auxiliary ground voltage, the auxiliary supply voltage being less than the supply voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,716,183

METHOD FOR WIDE-RANGE CCT TUNING THAT FOLLOWS THE BLACK BODY LINE USING TWO INDEPENDENTLY CONTROLLED CURRENT CHANNELS AND THREE CCTS

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

2. A light-emitting diode (LED) lighting system comprising:an LED array configured to emit light having a first correlated color temperature (CCT) at a first end of a first range;
a second LED array configured to emit light having a second CCT at a second end of the first range;
a third LED array configured to emit light having a third CCT in a range between the first CCT and the second CCT;
a two-channel LED driver having two output terminals configured to provide a separate driving current at each of the two output terminals; and
a converter circuit having two input terminals, each of the two input terminals electrically coupled to a respective one of the two output terminals of the two-channel LED driver, and three output terminals, each of the three output terminals electrically coupled to a respective one of the first, second, and third LED arrays to provide a separate drive current to each of the first, second, and third LED arrays via respective first, second, and third drive channels, the converter circuit including:
a first computational circuit electrically coupled to receive a first voltage based on a first driving current of the two channel LED driver and configured to provide a first output voltage having a level equal to a level of the second input voltage minus a level of the first input voltage;
a second computational circuit electrically coupled to receive a second input voltage based on a second driving current of the two channel LED driver and configured to provide a second output voltage having a level equal to the level of the first input voltage minus the level of the second input voltage;
a first current generator configured to generate a first drive current having a level based on the level of the first output voltage;
a second current generator configured to generate a second drive current having a level based on the level of the second output voltage; and
a control circuit configured to provide a third drive current having a level based on the levels of the first and second input voltages on a condition that both the levels of the first and second input currents are greater than zero.

US Pat. No. 10,716,169

FIRST RADIO NETWORK NODE (RNN), A SECOND RNN AND METHODS THEREIN FOR ESTABLISHING A COMMUNICATIONS INTERFACE BETWEEN THE FIRST RNN AND THE SECOND RNN

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a first radio network node for establishing a communications interface with a second radio network node in a wireless communications network, wherein the first radio network node is configured with an Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA) radio access technology (RAT) and the second radio network node is configured with a New Radio (NR) RAT, the method comprising:obtaining a Transport Network Layer (TNL) address of the second radio network node from a further radio network node configured to act as a proxy node in the wireless communications network,
wherein the further radio network node is configured for wireless communication with wireless devices via the E-UTRA RAT,
wherein the first radio network node is connected to a core network, and the second radio network node has no control-plane (CP) connection to the core network,
wherein a node identifier of the second radio network node is different from a node identifier of the first radio network node,
wherein the node identifier of the second radio network node can be derived from a NR cell identifier and the node identifier of the first radio network node can be derived from an E-UTRA cell identifier; and
establishing the communications interface between the first radio network node and the second radio network node based on the obtained TNL address.

US Pat. No. 10,716,164

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND MEDIA FOR MANAGING NETWORK CONNECTIONS

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method for managing network connections, the method comprising:in response to determining that the user device is in an idle state while being connected to a first network connection and in response to determining that a second network connection is available, monitoring network activity using the second network connection;
subsequent to monitoring the network activity using the second network connection, switching back to the first network connection;
determining, based at least in part on the monitored network activity, whether a threshold amount of network activity has been monitored;
in response to determining that the threshold amount of network activity for the second network connection has been monitored, generating a profile for the second network connection based at least in part on the monitored network activity; and
switching from the first network connection to the second network connection based on the generated profile.

US Pat. No. 10,716,156

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DATA UNIT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a transmitting device, data units in wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, by the transmitting device, radio bearer (RB) configuration information for a RB, the RB configuration information including configuration information for a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) entity and multiple lower layer entities associated with the PDCP entity;
if receiving, by the transmitting device, an activation command for a packet duplication function of the PDCP entity for the RB,
submitting, at the PDCP entity, a PDCP protocol data unit (PDU) to each of the multiple lower layer entities; and
transmitting, by each of the multiple lower layer entities, the PDCP PDU, and
if receiving, by the transmitting device, a deactivation command for the packet duplication function,
submitting, at the PDCP entity, the PDCP PDU to a single one of the multiple lower layer entities; and
transmitting, by the single one of the multiple lower layer entities, the PDCP PDU.

US Pat. No. 10,716,149

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing a random access procedure in an unlicensed band, the method comprising:performing, by a wireless device, a clear channel assessment (CCA) during a random access preamble (RAP) window in the unlicensed band; and
transmitting, by the wireless device, a plurality of RAPs if the CCA is successful,
wherein the plurality of RAPs are repeatedly transmitted in a frequency domain or a time domain, and
wherein the plurality of RAPs include a first RAP transmitted in a first frequency band within the unlicensed band and a second RAP transmitted in a second frequency band within the unlicensed band, and the first RAP and the second RAP are transmitted at a same time point.

US Pat. No. 10,716,145

SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKETS ACCORDING TO A MULTIPLE ACCESS PROTOCOL

ORANGE, Paris (FR)

1. An access point comprising:a processor; and
a non-transitory computer-readable data medium comprising instructions of a computer program stored thereon, which when executed by the processor configure the access point to:
transmit to at least one terminal at least a width of a contention window that said terminal is to observe for transmitting a packet on a channel after expiration of a fixed time interval during which the terminal observes that the channel is free;
receive data packets transmitted by said terminal in compliance with a multiple access protocol, the multiple access protocol including carrier detection and taking into account said width of the contention window, and wherein said transmitted packets are coded using an erasure code, each coding operation with the erasure code being applied on n successive packets to recover erased packets, wherein n denotes a length of the erasure code; and
decode the received data packets.

US Pat. No. 10,716,125

SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL TRIGGERING FOR ENHANCED CARRIER AGGREGATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:identifying a carrier aggregation (CA) configuration and an aperiodic sounding reference signal (A-SRS) configuration of the UE, the CA configuration comprising one or more component carriers (CCs) on which the UE is configured to perform uplink (UL) data transmissions and the A-SRS configuration comprising one or more CCs on which the UE is configured to transmit A-SRS and not perform UL data transmissions;
receiving a resource assignment on a downlink (DL) CC in the CA configuration, the resource assignment comprising a sounding reference signal radio network temporary identifier (SRS-RNTI);
detecting a trigger based at least in part on the SRS-RNTI, wherein the SRS-RNTI triggers a plurality of A-SRS transmissions in a plurality of UL resources of the A-SRS configuration;
determining at least one CC of the one or more CCs of the A-SRS configuration for transmitting one or more A-SRS transmissions based at least in part on a downlink control information (DCI) of the resource assignment; and
transmitting the one or more A-SRS transmissions on the determined at least one CC of the one or more CCs of the A-SRS configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,716,119

SCHEDULING OF SUCCESSIVE MULTI-USER (MU) TRANSMISSIONS IN A WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN)

Huawei Technologies Canad...

1. A method for scheduling wireless transmissions, performed by an access point (AP), the method comprising:determining that a previous resource allocation used for a previous transmission is to be repeated for a multi-user (MU) downlink transmission;
generating a control signal for the MU downlink transmission excluding a high efficiency (HE) signal-B (SIG-B) field, the control signal including an indication that there is no HE SIG-B field within the control signal, wherein the indication is included in a HE signal-A (SIG-A) field of the control signal; and
transmitting the control signal within which the HE SIG-B field is excluded.

US Pat. No. 10,716,116

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING A NUMBER OF MIMO LAYERS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a base station for communicating with a user equipment in the communication network, the user equipment capable of operating according to at least two user equipment categories, the base station being configured to communicate with the user equipment according to a user equipment category selected from the at least two user equipment categories, the method comprising:receiving, from the user equipment, information about the at least two user equipment categories and at least a first number of maximum downlink (DL) multiple input multiple output (MIMO) transmission layers associated to a first user equipment category, wherein at least a second number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers is associated with a second user equipment category;
determining, based on the first number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers associated with the first user equipment category, the second number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers associated with the second user equipment category, and a number of DL MIMO transmission layers supported by the base station, a supported number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers corresponding to the first user equipment category, when the base station supports the first user equipment category, and wherein the supported number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers is not larger than the first number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers received from the user equipment and greater than or equal to the second number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers; and
transmitting, to the user equipment via a radio resource control (RRC) protocol, an indication of the supported number of maximum DL MIMO transmission layers.

US Pat. No. 10,716,114

OUTAGE NOTIFICATION AND CONTEXT PRESERVATION FOR ENERGY-HARVESTING DEVICES

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a cellular base station capable of wirelessly communicating with an energy-harvesting device (EHD), the apparatus comprising circuitry configured to:receive an energy-harvesting-indicator communication from the EHD, the energy-harvesting-indicator communication indicating that the EHD is a device configured to harvest energy;
start an identification (ID) reallocation-restriction timer when a wireless data exchange occurs between the cellular base station and the EHD;
receive a power-outage communication from the EHD, the power-outage communication indicating a likelihood that the EHD will drop the wireless connection due to a level of energy at the EHD being low;
receive a connection-resumption communication from the EHD, the connection-resumption communication indicating that the level of energy at the EHD is sufficiently high for the wireless connection to be resumed to enable data to be communicated;
store, in one or more memory devices, context information associated with a wireless connection between the cellular base station and the EHD, wherein the context information is stored until the ID reallocation-restriction timer expires, wherein the context information comprises a specific EHD identifier that is associated with the wireless connection, the context information and with downlink data for the EHD;
buffer, in the one or more memory devices, downlink data (DL) associated with a wireless connection between the cellular base station and the EHD, wherein the DL data is buffered until the ID reallocation-restriction timer expires; and
use the context information to resume the wireless connection with the EHD and send the buffered downlink (DL) data to the EHD when the connection-resumption communication is received when the ID reallocation-restriction timer has not expired.

US Pat. No. 10,716,112

METHOD FOR ALLOCATING FREQUENCY CHANNELS TO A PLURALITY OF NEIGHBORING ACCESS POINTS

Airties Belgium SPRL, Wo...

5. A device configured for allocating frequency channels among a set of neighboring access points, the device comprising at least a hardware processor configured to:determine at least a first set of access points;
collect from at least one access point of the first set of access points information indicative of a wireless medium usage of a plurality of access points of the first set of access points;
compute one or more activity-based distances based on information indicative of a wireless medium of the plurality of access points, wherein the activity based distance is indicative of a similarity between a plurality of temporal sequences of wireless medium access of each of the plurality of access points, and wherein the similarity between the plurality of temporal sequences is computed using a dynamic time warping algorithm;
allocate a frequency channels to each of the plurality of access points from the first set based on the computed one or more activity-based distances in order to minimize time overlaps of wireless medium usage by each of the plurality of access points of the first set of access points.

US Pat. No. 10,716,108

CELLULAR NETWORK ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for a base station, the method comprising:transmitting, to a pair of device-to-device (D2D) devices, spectrum information for indicating a plurality of frequency spectrums, wherein the D2D devices are unlicensed for the plurality of frequency spectrums;
receiving, from the pair of D2D devices, load information on a load level of a frequency spectrum among the plurality of frequency spectrums detected by the pair of D2D devices, wherein:
the frequency spectrum among the plurality of frequency spectrums is allocated to another licensed user device of a cellular communication, and
the load level indicates how frequently the frequency spectrum is occupied by the other licensed user device of the cellular communication;
determining a mode between a cellular mode and a D2D mode based on the frequency spectrum being occupied by the other licensed user device of the cellular communication more frequently than a predetermined threshold according to the load information; and
transmitting, to the pair of D2D devices, instruction information indicating the mode.

US Pat. No. 10,716,102

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MOBILE STATION, BASE STATION, RESPONSE DECISION METHOD, RESOURCE CONFIGURATION DECISION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A method comprising:selecting a signature;
transmitting a preamble using the signature;
receiving, on an acquisition indicator channel (AICH), a signal including an acquisition indicator, wherein the acquisition indicator corresponds to the signature;
calculating a default E-DCH resource index X as X=Dind mod Y, wherein the Dind is an index of the signature and the Y is a total number of E-DCH resource configurations; and
controlling an E-DCH transmission based on the default E-DCH resource index X, in a case where the acquisition indicator is positive.

US Pat. No. 10,716,086

HYPER ACCURACY LOCATION PLATFORM

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A device, comprising:one or more processors to:
receive reference data from a plurality of reference receivers associated with a plurality of base stations;
synchronize the reference data to a reference time to generate synchronized reference data for the plurality of reference receivers;
process the synchronized reference data to determine location error information associated with one or more of the plurality of reference receivers;
receive information indicating that a user device, located at an observed location, connects to a particular base station of the plurality of base stations;
determine a hyper accurate location of the user device, based on particular location error information for a particular reference receiver, of the plurality of reference receivers, associated with the particular base station;
determine that the user device lacks sufficient functionality to calculate the hyper accurate location of the user device based on the particular location error information for the particular reference receiver, of the plurality of reference receivers, associated with the particular base station; and
cause information identifying the hyper accurate location of the user device to be provided to the user device based on determining that the user device lacks sufficient functionality to calculate the hyper accurate location of the user device based on the particular location error information for the particular reference receiver, of the plurality of reference receivers, associated with the particular base station.

US Pat. No. 10,716,084

NARROWBAND POSITIONING SIGNAL DESIGN AND PROCEDURES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

16. A method for wireless communications performed by a base station, comprising:determining resources within a narrowband region of a wider system bandwidth for transmitting one or more downlink positioning reference signals (PRSs) to one or more wireless nodes, wherein determining the resources comprises determining the resources for the one or more downlink PRSs to be repeated within the narrowband region; and
transmitting the one or more downlink PRSs using the determined resources, wherein the transmitting comprises transmitting tones of the one or more downlink PRSs repeated across at least one of:
multiple symbols within a same subframe, or
multiple consecutive subframes;
wherein each of the one or more downlink PRSs is repeated across a set of the multiple symbols within the same subframe or another subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,716,081

SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING SIGNALS FROM AN EMITTER FOR THE PURPOSE OF DATING THE SIGNALS AND LOCATING THE EMITTER, AND ASSOCIATED RECEIVING STATION

Zodiac Data Systems, (FR...

1. Receiver station of a system for processing signals coming from a transmitter to be located, the receiving station being configured for acquiring signals coming from the transmitted to be located and signals coming from at least one a satellite navigation system said receiver station, comprising:a local clock generating a local time base;
a first receiver configured to acquire signals coming from a transmitter to be located;
a second receiver configured to acquire signals coming from a satellite navigation system;
wherein the first receiver and the second receiver are synchronised by the local clock, the acquired signals being dated by said time base.

US Pat. No. 10,716,229

WIREPORT ASSEMBLY

1. A removable device platform comprising:a mechanical receptacle adapted to mechanically connect to a device and a hub embedded in a suspended wire, the hub integrated with a linear conductor, the mechanical receptacle to convey power or power and data from the linear conductor to the device; and
at least one of a hub power receptacle, a device power receptacle, a wireless transceiver, a back-up power unit, a processor, a micro-switch, a spray nozzle, and a power supply/modulation unit, wherein the mechanical receptacle is configured to engage mechanically and electrically the device, wherein the device platform is configured to engage one of an electrified device and a non-electrified device, and wherein the device platform optimizes its operation in response to processing past recorded activity and executing a self-teaching program to improve utility of the device coupled to the device platform.

US Pat. No. 10,716,195

LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING AN LED ARRAY

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A lighting system for controlling a lighting device, the lighting system comprising:the lighting device comprising a plurality of individually addressable light sources each having an individual address,
a processor configured to divide the plurality of individually addressable light sources into a plurality of segments of light sources by assigning segment addresses to the segments of light sources, wherein each segment comprises a unique set of one or more light sources,
wherein the lighting device further comprises a receiver configured to receive a plurality of lighting control signals via a network wherein each lighting control signal is addressed to one of the segment addresses, and
wherein the lighting device further comprises a controller configured to control at least one of the individually addressable light sources of each segment according to the lighting control signal addressed to the respective segment, and
wherein the processor is configured to receive an instruction signal from a lighting control device, which instruction signal comprises instructions for dividing the plurality of individually addressable light sources into the plurality of segments of light sources, and to divide the plurality of individually addressable light sources into the plurality of segments of light sources based on the instruction signal.

US Pat. No. 10,716,185

LOAD CONTROL DEVICE HAVING A CONTROLLABLE FILTER CIRCUIT

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A load control device for controlling an amount of power delivered from an alternating-current (AC) power source to an electrical load, the load control device comprising:a first terminal adapted to be coupled to the AC power source;
a second terminal adapted to be coupled to the electrical load;
a bidirectional semiconductor switch coupled in series between the first terminal and the second terminal, the bidirectional semiconductor switch configured to be controlled to a conductive state and a non-conductive state;
a filter circuit coupled between the first terminal and the second terminal, the filter circuit comprising a first capacitor and an inductor coupled in series between the bidirectional semiconductor switch and the second terminal, the filter circuit further comprising a controllable switch; and
a control circuit configured to render the bidirectional semiconductor switch conductive and non-conductive to control the amount of power delivered to the electrical load, the control circuit further configured to adjust an impedance of the filter circuit;
wherein the control circuit is configured to render the controllable switch conductive and non-conductive to respectively connect and disconnect the first capacitor from series connection between the first terminal and the second terminal to adjust the impedance of the filter circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,716,181

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT DESATURATION PROCESS

LITGEAR, INC., Burbank, ...

1. A process for desaturating a base color light of an LED sourced light comprising:providing a base color light at a first light intensity;
providing a first Kelvin temperature white color light from a first LED emitter at a first LED light intensity;
providing a second Kelvin temperature white color light from a second LED emitter at a second LED light intensity;
crossfading the first Kelvin temperature white color light with the second Kelvin temperature white color light to produce a third Kelvin temperature white color light at a third LED light intensity; and,
crossfading the third Kelvin temperature white color light with the base color light to produce a desaturated base color light at the first light intensity.

US Pat. No. 10,716,180

LAMP WITH A YELLOW AND WITH A WHITE AND/OR BLUE LIGHT SOURCE GROUP

1. A lamp for a headlamp, the lamp comprising:at least two light source groups each including at least one controllable light source;
wherein the light sources of one light source group are set up for emitting yellow light;
wherein the light sources of another light source group are set up for emitting at least one of white or blue light;
wherein at least the light sources of the at least two light source groups are arranged for producing light that is collectively emittable;
further comprising a control unit;
wherein the lamp is configured to control at least the light sources of the at least two light source groups using the control unit;
wherein the light sources of the one light source group are controllable as a first subset and the light sources of the another light source group are controllable as a second subset; and
further comprising a storage unit containing a non-volatile stored information;
wherein the control unit is configured to control at least the light sources of the at least two light source groups in accordance with the stored non-volatile information in the storage unit;
wherein the lamp further comprises a sensor interface configured to receive at least one sensor signal; and
wherein the control unit is configured to control at least the light sources of the at least two light source groups in accordance with the at least one sensor signal;
wherein the lamp is configured to control a color point shift of emitted light using the at least two light source groups during the operation at least one of according to or proportionally to a state variable;
wherein the state variable comprises a parameter indicative of at least one of a degree of visibility during fog, a driving speed, or a vehicle position.

US Pat. No. 10,716,178

HABITAT CONTROL SYSTEM

Current USA, Inc., Vista...

1. A system for controlling and recognizing habitat components comprising:a main controller comprising a processor configured to execute program instructions, memory for storing a first set of program instructions as well as information associated with a set of habitat components;
a first manifold comprising a plurality of ports, wherein a first one of the plurality of ports is in communication with a first habitat component from the set of habitat components, and a second one of the plurality of ports in communication with the main controller; and
a second manifold in communication with the main controller via the first manifold, wherein the second manifold comprises a plurality of ports, wherein one of the plurality of ports is in communication with a second habitat component from the set of habitat components;
wherein upon connecting the first habitat component to the first manifold, the processor of the main controller is configured to recognize an identity of the first habitat component according to the information associated with the set of habitat components, and execute one or more program instructions from the first set of program instructions to control operation of the first habit component; and
wherein upon connecting the second habitat component to the second manifold, the processor of the main controller is configured to recognize an identity of the second habitat component according to the information associated with the set of habitat components, and execute one or more program instructions from the first set of program instructions to control an operation of the second habitat component.

US Pat. No. 10,716,175

ACCESSORY STRUCTURES FOR MICROWAVE MOUNTED IN AIRCRAFT GALLEY

Rockwell Collins, Inc., ...

1. A door assembly for an aircraft galley microwave oven, the door assembly comprising:a door hingedly mounted to a front end of a microwave oven housing,
wherein the door is configured to cover an opening at the front end that provides access to an interior portion of the microwave oven, the door including
a bezel forming an outer frame of the door, the bezel configured to conceal internal door components from view from outside the microwave oven,
and
an inner door portion disposed within the bezel, the inner door portion made of a substantially transparent material and having an area that corresponds to the opening;
and
an electromagnetic interference (EMI) attenuation device disposed around one or more outer edges of the door, the EMI attenuation device including a plurality of folded transformer sections having dimensions based on an operative wavelength of electromagnetic energy generated by the microwave oven, wherein
the EMI attenuation device is configured to attenuate EMI waves escaping to an external environment from the interior portion of the microwave oven through a gap between the microwave oven housing and the door,
and
each of the plurality of folded transformer sections is positioned at an incline angle from a horizontal plane such that each of the plurality of folded transformer sections extends a greater distance in the horizontal plane than in a vertical plane.

US Pat. No. 10,716,171

POWER EFFICIENT HEATER CONTROL OF AIR DATA SENSOR

ROSEMOUNT AEROSPACE INC.,...

1. A heater control system for an aircraft, the heater control system comprising:an air data sensor including a probe and transducer coupled to the probe;
a heating element disposed within the probe and configured to emit heat that heats the probe;
a thermal sensor system in operable communication with the air data sensor and configured to determine a temperature of the heating element based on a thermal radiation of heat released from a surface of the probe; and
a controller in operable communication with the thermal sensor system and the heating element, the controller configured to control power supplied to the heating element to vary the emitted heat based on the thermal radiation,
wherein the thermal sensor system comprises:
an optical unit configured to direct and focus infrared radiation flux of the heat released from the surface of the probe; and
a thermal detector configured to receive the infrared radiation flux from an optical unit, and to output a temperature signal indicative of the temperature of the heating element based on the infrared radiation flux.

US Pat. No. 10,716,163

DEVICE-TO-DEVICE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:a receiver, which, in operation, receives information of two or more resource pools, a first resource pool of the two or more resource pools being indicated by a dedicated Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling from an eNode B and a second resource pool of the two or more resource pools being indicated by a System Information Block (SIB) transmitted from the eNode B; and
a transmitter, which, in operation, transmits a device to device (D2D) signal using one of the two or more resource pools;
wherein, the first resource pool is prioritized in an RRC_CONNECTED state and the second resource pool is prioritized in an RRC IDLE state.

US Pat. No. 10,716,162

RECONSTRUCTING A PERSONAL AREA NETWORK OR SYSTEM AFTER A FAILURE IN THE NETWORK OR SYSTEM

1. A method for reconstructing a personal area network (“PAN”) after a failure in the PAN, the method comprising:detecting, by a node, a power failure in the node;
storing, by the node, data about a parent node in a system at a time of the power failure;
detecting, by the node, power restoration in the node and entering into a restoration state in response to detecting the power restoration;
transmitting, by the node and in response to entering into the restoration state, an enhanced beacon request via a frequency channel associated with the parent node;
receiving, by the node, an acknowledgement response from the parent node via the frequency channel associated with the parent node, wherein the node is configurable for listening for communication from the parent node via the frequency channel in response to receiving the acknowledgment response; and
receiving, by the node, an enhanced beacon request response from the parent node via the frequency channel associated with the parent node to synchronize communication between the node and the system.

US Pat. No. 10,716,155

RADIO TERMINAL

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A radio terminal, comprising:a controller configured to be capable of relaying traffic between another radio terminal and a network by a proximity service, wherein
the controller performs a control for transmitting first information and second information, in a sidelink,
the first information is used for identifying a location of a radio resource in which the second information is arranged, and
the second information is used to identify a location of a radio resource for requesting the relay by the proximity service.

US Pat. No. 10,716,141

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK AND SERVER THEREFOR

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method of controlling a wireless communication network, performed by a server, the method comprising:determining neighbor base stations adjacent to a target base station based on a connection relationship between a plurality of base stations;
setting at least two reference base stations based on hop distances between the neighbor base stations;
grouping terminals connected to the target base station into at least two groups based on information on a list of the reference base stations to which each of the terminals connected to the target base stations is connectable, and allocating a different time resource to each of the at least two groups.

US Pat. No. 10,716,135

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A data transmission method by a station (STA), for transmitting an uplink Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) physical layer convergence protocol data unit (PPDU), the method comprising:in a channel bandwidth having a plurality of 20 MHz channels, configuring an uplink OFDMA PPDU that comprises a data portion and a common signaling portion, wherein the common signaling portion includes a legacy preamble and an HE-SIG-A, wherein a frequency resource unit (RU) is allocated for the data portion, and the RU is located in one 20 MHz channel of the plurality of 20 MHz channels, wherein the RU is smaller than 20 MHz, or the RU is located in multiple 20 MHz channels of the plurality of 20 MHz channels, wherein the multiple 20 MHz channels is smaller than the channel bandwidth, and the RU is smaller than the multiple 20 MHz channels; and
sending, by the STA, the legacy preamble and the HE-SIG-A only on the one or multiple 20 MHz channels where the RU is located; and
sending, by the STA, the data portion in the uplink OFDMA PPDU only on the RU.

US Pat. No. 10,716,127

UPLINK CHANNEL INFORMATION FEEDBACK TIMING SIGNALING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

MEDIATEK INC., Hsinchu (...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a processor of a user equipment (UE), a first control signal from a network node of a wireless network;
determining, by the processor based on the first control signal, a plurality of sets of timing offsets of a transmission schedule for a plurality of types of uplink (UL) transmissions;
receiving, by the processor, a second control signal from the network node;
identifying, by the processor, one of the plurality of types of UL transmissions to perform with respect to the network node based on the second control signal;
determining, by the processor based on the first and second control signals, a set of timing offsets from the plurality of sets of timing offsets of the transmission schedule for the identified type of the UL transmissions; and
performing, by the processor, a UL transmission to the network node according to the transmission schedule such that:
a first type of the UL transmission is performed with a value from a first set of timing offsets of the plurality of sets of timing offsets, and
a second type of the UL transmission is performed with a value from a second set of timing offsets of the plurality of sets of timing offsets different than the first set of timing offsets.

US Pat. No. 10,716,124

USE OF EUCLIDIAN DISTANCE BETWEEN UES AS BASIS TO CONTROL GROUPING FOR MU-MIMO SERVICE

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method for controlling service over an air interface in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:serving, by a base station, a plurality of user equipment devices (UEs) over the air interface, wherein each UE is located at a respective geographic location;
determining by the base station to group at least two of the UEs together with each other as a Multi-User Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MU-MIMO) group for MU-MIMO service over the air interface, wherein the determining is based on the geographic locations of the at least two UEs being at least a threshold Euclidian distance apart from each other and additionally on a beam direction from the base station to each UE of the at least two UEs being at least threshold different than a beam direction from the base station to each other UE of the at least two UEs; and
based on the determining, grouping by the base station the at least two UEs together with each other as the MU-MIMO group for MU-MIMO service over the air interface,
wherein determining to group the at least two UEs together with each other for MU-MIMO service with the determining being based on the geographic locations of the at least two UEs being at least the threshold Euclidian distance apart from each other and additionally on the beam direction from the base station to each UE of the at least two UEs being at least threshold different than the beam direction from the base station to each other UE of the at least two UEs comprises (i) making a first determination that the geographic locations of the at least two UEs are at least the threshold Euclidian distance apart from each other, (ii) making a second determination that the beam direction from the base station to each UE of the at least two UEs is at least threshold different than the beam direction from the base station to each other UE of the at least two UEs, and (iii) based at least on a combination of the first determination and the second determination, determining to group the at least two UEs together with each other for MU-MIMO service.

US Pat. No. 10,716,118

CHANGE OF RATE MATCHING MODES IN PRESENCE OF CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION REFERENCE SIGNAL TRANSMISSION

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

12. An apparatus, comprising:a processor; and
a memory including computer program code, where the memory and computer program code are configured to, with the processor, cause the apparatus at least to,
prior to confirmation that a network access node has acquired capabilities of a user equipment, operate the user equipment with the network access node in accordance with a first rate matching scheme on a channel between the network access node and the user equipment; and
only after confirmation to the user equipment that the network access node has acquired capabilities of the user equipment, operating the user equipment with the network access node in accordance with a second rate matching scheme on the channel.

US Pat. No. 10,716,110

WIRELESS DEVICES AND SYSTEMS INCLUDING EXAMPLES OF CONFIGURATION MODES FOR BASEBAND UNITS AND REMOTE RADIO HEADS

Micron Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving a first radio frequency signal (first RF signal) associated with a frequency band;
allocating a portion of a plurality of processing units to perform at least one processing stage of a plurality of processing stages based on a configuration mode associated with the frequency band;
mixing input data of the first RF signal at the plurality of processing units with a plurality, of coefficients, the plurality of coefficients specific to the configuration mode associated with the frequency band;
multiplying, at the portion of the plurality of processing units, the input data to be transmitted with one of the plurality of coefficients to generate a first processing result;
accumulating, at the portion of the plurality of processing units, the first processing result to generate an intermediate processing result, wherein accumulating comprises adding the first processing results; and
transmitting a second RF signal including output data, the output data based on the input data being mixed using the plurality of coefficients, the output data representative of the input data being processed according to the at least one processing stage.

US Pat. No. 10,716,091

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTELLIGENT ROUTING OF NOTIFICATIONS OF INCOMING VOICE COMMUNICATION REQUESTS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by an electronic device, an indication of an incoming voice communication request;
in response to the indication and before requesting a connected device to output a notification:
identifying one or more devices connected to the electronic device, each of the one or more devices comprising a sensor capable of obtaining audio input,
requesting each identified device to obtain one or more voice signals using its respective sensor,
receiving, from one or more of the identified devices, sensor information based on the one or more voice signals, the sensor information indicating a correspondence of voice signal strength to relative distance for the one or more voice signals, and
based on the sensor information, selecting a device of the one or more identified devices connected to the electronic device; and
providing a signal to the selected device to output the notification indicating the incoming voice communication request.

US Pat. No. 10,715,768

SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND IMAGING APPARATUS

Sony Corporation, Toyko ...

1. An imaging device comprising:a first photoelectric conversion region disposed in a semiconductor substrate;
a first gate of a first transistor, a part of the first gate of the first transistor being disposed in the semiconductor substrate, wherein the part of the first gate of the first transistor comprises a first end at a first surface of the semiconductor substrate; and
a second gate of a second transistor, a part of the second gate of the second transistor being disposed in the semiconductor substrate, wherein the part of the second gate of the second transistor comprises a second end at the first surface of the semiconductor substrate,
wherein a first part of the first photoelectric conversion region is disposed between the part of the first gate of the first transistor and a second surface of the semiconductor substrate, the second surface of the semiconductor substrate being opposite the first surface of the semiconductor substrate, and
wherein the part of the first gate of the first transistor comprises a third end in the semiconductor substrate, the part of the second gate of the second transistor comprises a fourth end in the semiconductor substrate, and the third end of the part of the first gate of the first transistor and the fourth end of the part of the second gate of the second transistor are disposed at the same depth of the semiconductor substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,713,360

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND MONITORING NETWORK COMMUNICATION

SecureWorks Corp., Wilmi...

1. A method of monitoring network connections for malicious activity, comprising:tracking network flows based on netflow identifications;
comparing the netflow identifications to netflow identifications in a table;
in response to a first netflow identification not matching the netflow identifications in the table, adding a new network flow associated with the first netflow identification to the table;
identifying a new network connection;
resolving a hostname and an address for a remote system of the new network connection;
logging the new network connection, the hostname, and the address;
evaluating, by a processor, the connection and the hostname,
wherein the evaluating of the hostname results in a hostname resolution;
tracking, by the processor, the new connection and the hostname resolution together to correctly resolve a dynamically changing hostname resolution;
performing a rule check on the connection and a host of the connection, wherein the rule check includes comparing attributes of the host to attributes of both known good hosts and known bad hosts, and comparing attributes of the connection to both known good connections and known bad connections;
redirecting or ending, by the processor, the connection when the rule check identifies the connection or the host as not allowed;
tagging new flows and new hostnames as not having been sent to a cloud service;
sending all tagged new flows and new hostnames to the cloud service; and
clearing tags associated with the sent tagged new flows and new hostnames to update the sent tagged connections to indicate that the sent tagged connections have be sent to the cloud service.