US Pat. No. 10,508,798

LIGHTING SYSTEMS INCORPORATING CONNECTIONS FOR SIGNAL AND POWER TRANSMISSION

COOLEDGE LIGHTING INC., ...

1. A lighting system comprising:a first light panel comprising:
a first substrate,
first and second spaced-apart power conductors disposed on the first substrate,
a plurality of first light-emitting elements disposed on the first substrate and electrically connected to the first and second power conductors,
a first connector electrically connected to the first power conductor, and
a second connector electrically connected to the second power conductor; and
a second light panel comprising:
a second substrate,
first and second planar elongated tabs extending from the second substrate, wherein the first and second tabs are flexible,
third and fourth spaced-apart power conductors disposed on the second substrate,
a plurality of second light-emitting elements disposed on the second substrate and electrically connected to the third and fourth power conductors,
a third connector electrically connected to the third power conductor and disposed on the first tab, and
a fourth connector electrically connected to the fourth power conductor and disposed on the second tab,
wherein (i) the first connector is configured for connection to the third connector, thereby electrically coupling the first power conductor to the third power conductor, (ii) the second connector is configured for connection to the fourth connector, thereby electrically coupling the second power conductor to the fourth power conductor, (iii) the first tab comprises one or more first strain-relief features, and (iv) the second tab comprises one or more second strain-relief features.

US Pat. No. 10,508,415

SWING CONTROL APPARATUS OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPM...

1. A swing control apparatus for construction equipment comprising;first and second hydraulic pumps and a pilot pump;
a work device including a boom, an arm and a bucket, which are operated by a boom cylinder, an arm cylinder and a bucket cylinder, respectively, driven by hydraulic fluid of the first and second hydraulic pumps;
a work device control valve which is configured to control hydraulic fluid supplied from the first and second hydraulic pumps to the boom cylinder, arm cylinder and bucket cylinder, respectively;
a swing motor for swinging an upper swing body which is driven by hydraulic fluid supplied from one of the first and second hydraulic pumps;
a swing control valve for controlling the hydraulic fluid supplied to the swing motor from the first or second hydraulic pump;
a swing operation lever;
a direction control valve for applying to the swing control valve a pilot pressure supplied by operating the swing operation lever, or a pilot pressure supplied by selecting a semiautomatic swing mode;
at least one electronic proportional variable relief valve installed in the swing motor, which variably controls a preset relief pressure so as to vary a braking torque of the swing motor; and
a controller for applying an electric control signal to the electronic proportional variable relief valve to be relieved so that the relief pressure of the electronic proportional variable relief valve is preset to increase or decrease in order to make a target swing angle become the sum of a swing braking angle predicted from the inertia moment of the upper swing body plus a swing angle detected of the upper swing body, when the semiautomatic mode is selected and the work device is operated during a return swing of the upper swing body;
wherein the controller includes a PD controller for applying a calculated electrical current value to the electronic proportional variable relief valve to be relieved, in which the PD controller is performed with the target swing angle of PD control inputted by the sum of the swing braking angle predicted from the inertia moment of the upper swing body plus the swing angle detected of the upper swing body so that the target swing angle can be reached by compensating the inertia moment of the upper swing body, which varies when the work device is operated during the return swing of the upper swing body.

US Pat. No. 10,507,058

TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED SHORT DURATION ABLATION

Biosense Webster (Israel)...

1. A method, comprising:performing an ablation procedure on biological tissue using radiofrequency (RF) power by delivering a first level of RF power to the tissue;
measuring at respective times a temperature of the tissue; and
when the temperature of the tissue exceeds a preset maximum allowable temperature within a range of 55° C.-65° C., reducing the RF power by delivering a second level of RF power to the tissue,
wherein the first level of RF power is in a range of 70 W-100 W, and the second level of RFt power is in a range of 20 W-60 W.

US Pat. No. 10,512,161

RESIN SHEET

Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Tok...

1. A resin sheet, comprising:a support; and
a resin composition layer being in contact on the support,
wherein
a ratio (B/A) of a tensile breaking strength B of a 10 ?m thickness cured product of the resin composition layer after a HAST test to a tensile breaking strength A of a 10 ?m thickness cured product of the resin composition layer is 0.65 or more and 1 or less.

US Pat. No. 10,512,155

WIRING BOARD, OPTICAL SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT PACKAGE, AND OPTICAL SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A wiring board, comprising:a first dielectric layer having a rectangular plate form;
a ground conductor wiring which is positioned on a first face of the first dielectric layer and is connected to a ground potential, a first end portion of the ground conductor wiring extending to a first side of the first face;
a pair of signal conductor wirings which is positioned on the first face of the first dielectric layer and carries out signal transmission, the pair of signal conductor wirings being positioned along the ground conductor wiring keeping a predetermined distance from the ground conductor wiring on both sides in a width direction of the ground conductor wiring, first end portions of the pair of signal conductor wirings extending to the first side of the first face;
a ground conductor layer which is positioned on a second face of the first dielectric layer and is connected to the ground potential, a region of the ground conductor layer where the first end portions of the pair of signal conductor wirings are positioned in plan view being cut away inwardly from a first side of the second face opposing the first side of the first face; and
a second dielectric layer having a rectangular plate form, the second dielectric layer being positioned on a side of the ground conductor layer opposite to the first dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,089

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING TRANSMISSION RESOURCE AND TRANSMISSION POWER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for determining an uplink transmission resource of a wireless communication system, the method comprising:obtaining a first distance value between a first base station supporting a first communication system and a terminal supporting the first communication system and a second distance value between a second base station supporting a second communication system and the terminal; and
determining a first frequency resource for uplink signal transmission of the terminal based on the first distance value and the second distance value,
wherein the first communication system is a machine-type communication (MTC) communication system, the second communication system is a long term evolution (LTE) communication system, and the terminal is a MTC terminal,
wherein the first frequency resource is a frequency resource positioned near a second frequency resource being used by the LTE communication system, and
wherein the first frequency resource and a transmit power are determined by a previously stored table including information on a previously stored frequency resource and transmit power value corresponding to the first distance value and the second distance value.

US Pat. No. 10,510,681

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a semiconductor die;
an insulative layer surrounding the semiconductor die, wherein the insulative layer includes an edge;
a conductive feature proximal to the edge of the insulative layer and extended through the insulative layer, wherein the conductive feature includes a lateral surface exposed from the edge of the insulative layer; and
an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) shield in contact with the lateral surface of the conductive feature exposed from the edge of the insulative layer.

US Pat. No. 10,509,446

COOLING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

COOLER MASTER CO., LTD., ...

1. A cooling apparatus, comprising:a base plate configured to dissipate heat and including a heat exchange unit;
a cover member coupled to the base plate and at least partially enclosing the heat exchange unit, the cover member and the base plate defining a heat exchange chamber that includes the heat exchange unit, the cover member defining a first opening and a second opening, and the cover member being coupled to the base plate such that at least one of the first and second openings is above the heat exchange unit;
a flow guidance plate disposed on a top surface of the cover member and including a bottom surface facing the top surface of the cover member, wherein
the flow guidance plate at least partially defines a first cavity and a second cavity separated from the first cavity, and
the first cavity and the second cavity are defined on the bottom surface of the flow guidance plate; and
a housing disposed on the flow guidance plate.

US Pat. No. 10,508,621

EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

GE Global Sourcing LLC, ...

1. An exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler, comprising:a first section, arranged proximate to an exhaust gas inlet of the EGR cooler and including a first plurality of tubes and a first plurality of fins coupled to the first plurality of tubes, where at least one of the first plurality of tubes and the first plurality of fins are comprised of a first material that has a first coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE); and
a second section, arranged downstream of the first section and including a second plurality of tubes and a second plurality of fins coupled to the second plurality of tubes, where the second plurality of tubes and the second plurality of fins are comprised of a second material that has a second CTE, the second CTE greater than the first CTE.

US Pat. No. 10,508,540

PLOW GUIDE ASSEMBLY FOR PLOW GUIDES

Caterpillar Global Mining...

1. A plow guide assembly of a plow guide for guiding a mining plow used in underground mining applications, the mining plow having at least one top guide member and at least one bottom guide member, the plow guide assembly comprising:a base member defining a bottom chain guide duct and a top chain guide duct disposed above the bottom chain guide duct, the base member including:
a top guide rail extending along an entire length of the base member, and having a substantially solid, rectangular cross-section configured to guide the at least one top guide member of the mining plow;
a first guide beam extending along a first axis, and being configured to guide the at least one bottom guide member of the mining plow; and
a second guide beam spaced apart from the first guide beam for defining a service clearance therebetween, the second guide beam extending along a second axis axially aligned to the first axis and being configured to guide the at least one bottom guide member;
a removable insert element configured to be inserted into the service clearance and to be attached to the base member, the insert element having a third guide beam extending along a third axis and being configured to guide the at least one bottom guide member, wherein, in an assembled state of the insert element, the third axis is axially aligned to the first and second axes to form a bottom guide rail extending along an entire length of the plow guide and configured to guide the at least one bottom guide member; and
a supporting device configured to support and position the insert element relative to the base member.

US Pat. No. 10,508,508

QUICK RELEASE DIE BLOCK SYSTEM

Nabors Drilling Technolog...

1. A quick release die block system, comprising:a die block support;
a die block releasably coupled to the die block support; and
a lock mechanism operable with the die block support and the die block, the lock mechanism comprising one or more lock pins moveably supported, and adapted to releasably secure the die block to the die block support, the lock mechanism further comprising a lock mechanism interface that is accessible via a passage in the die block.

US Pat. No. 10,507,969

MODULAR CONTAINER

Munchkin, Inc., Van Nuys...

1. A modular container, comprising:a first compartment having a first end and connected to a first pair of pivoting jaws at a second end;
a second compartment having a first end and connected to a second pair of pivoting jaws at a second end;
wherein the first end of the first compartment and the first end of the second compartment are adapted to connect together to create an elongated container having a pair of pivoting jaws at each end.

US Pat. No. 10,507,285

PRESSURIZED GAS POWERED MEDICAMENT TRANSFER AND RE-SUSPENSION APPARATUS AND METHOD

Enable Injections, Inc., ...

1. A medicament transfer apparatus for transferring fluid from a fluid-containing vial to an injection device, comprising:a pressurized gas source comprising a pre-filled pressure vessel including a puncturable seal,
at least one vial receiving station including a gas lumen and a liquid lumen, and a medication injection device receiving station, a gas flow path communicable between the gas source and the gas lumen of the at least one vial receiving station and a fluid flow path communicable between the liquid lumen of the at least one vial receiving station and the medication injection device receiving station,
a puncturing pin for puncturing the puncturable seal,
an actuator for moving the puncturing pin and/or the pre-filled pressure vessel between a pre-puncture position and a puncture position;
said at least one vial receiving station configured so that a vial received therein is movable from a first position to a second position, wherein the gas lumen and the liquid lumen come into fluid communication with an interior of the vial when the vial is moved into the second position; and
said actuator including a member that is operatively engaged when the vial in said at least one is moved into the second position whereby the puncturing pin and/or the pre-filled pressure vessel is moved into the puncture position.

US Pat. No. 10,512,145

LIGHTING SYSTEM AND WIRELESS RELAY METHOD THEREOF

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A lighting system comprising a first luminaire, a second luminaire, and a wireless controller, wherein:the first luminaire and the second luminaire each include a first communication unit configured to communicate with the wireless controller, and the first luminaire and the second luminaire communicate with each other via the first communication units each being the first communication unit,
the wireless controller includes a second communication unit configured to communicate with the first luminaire and the second luminaire, and a control unit configured to control the first luminaire and the second luminaire via the second communication unit,
the second communication unit is configured to transmit a first signal to the first luminaire and the second luminaire, the first signal instructing the first luminaire and the second luminaire to respond to a request from the wireless controller,
the control unit is configured to, when the first luminaire responds to the first signal and the second luminaire does not respond to the first signal, assign the first luminaire as a relay luminaire and transmit a second signal to the first luminaire, the second signal instructing the first luminaire to wirelessly communicate with the second luminaire via the second communication unit, and
the first luminaire that has received the second signal wirelessly communicates with the second luminaire via the first communication unit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,074

UPLINK (UL) MULTI-USER (MU) FEEDBACK USING HIGH-EFFICIENCY (HE) LONG TRAINING FIELDS IN A WIRELESS LOCAL-AREA NETWORK

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of a station comprising memory; and processing circuitry couple to the memory, the processing circuitry configured to:in response to decoding an availability trigger frame from the access point, the availability trigger frame comprising a feedback type field and a mapping field, determine a resource unit (RU) based on a value of an association identification (AID) of the station and a value of the mapping field, encode a response to the availability trigger frame in accordance with the RU, wherein the RU comprises a plurality of tones of a high-efficiency long training field (HE-LTF); and
configure the station to transmit the response to the access point in accordance with orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA).

US Pat. No. 10,511,516

METHODS, SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR QUIESCENCE-INFORMED NETWORK TESTING

Keysight Technologies Sin...

1. A method for quiescence-informed network testing, the method comprising:determining, by a first test agent, a quiescence state of the network wherein determining the quiescence state of the network includes executing a quiescence test by:
placing, by the first test agent, a burst of traffic onto a transmission medium;
recording, by the first test agent, an amount of time to place the burst of traffic onto the transmission medium, wherein the amount of time is measured from a time that a first bit of the burst of traffic is placed onto the transmission medium to a time that a last bit of the burst of traffic is placed onto the transmission medium;
receiving, by a second test agent, the burst of traffic from the transmission medium;
recording, by the second test agent, an amount of time for receiving the burst of traffic from the transmission medium, wherein the amount of time is measured from a time that a first bit of the burst of traffic is received from the transmission medium to a time that a last bit of the burst of traffic is received from the transmission medium;
reporting, by the second test agent to the first test agent, the amount of time for receiving the burst of traffic from the transmission medium; and
calculating, by the first test agent, as an indication of the quiescence state of the network, a difference in the amount of time to place the burst of traffic onto the transmission medium and the amount of time for receiving the burst of traffic from the transmission medium;
reporting, by the first test agent and to a test controller, the indication of the quiescence state of the network;
configuring, by the test controller and in response to receiving the indication of quiescence state of the network, the first test agent to execute a network test;
executing, by the first test agent, the network test; and
reporting results of execution of the network test to the test controller.

US Pat. No. 10,511,426

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING POSITIONING REFERENCE SIGNAL

Innovative Technology Lab...

1. A narrow-band (NB) wireless device comprising:one or more processors; and
memory storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the NB wireless device to:
receive positioning reference signal (PRS) configuration information;
determine narrowband PRS (NB PRS) configuration information for the NB wireless device, the NB PRS configuration information for the NB wireless device comprising information of an NB PRS reference cell that generates an NB PRS for the NB wireless device;
determine PRS configuration information for a wireless device, the wireless device being assigned to use a frequency band unavailable for the NB wireless device, and the PRS configuration information for the wireless device comprising information of a PRS reference cell that generates a PRS for the wireless device;
generate, based on the NB PRS configuration information for the NB wireless device and the PRS configuration information for the wireless device, a reference signal time difference (RSTD) measurement; and
transmit the RSTD measurement.

US Pat. No. 10,510,557

ELECTRONIC PART MOUNTING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

DOWA METALTECH CO., LTD.,...

1. A method for producing an electronic part mounting substrate, the method comprising the steps of:surface-machining one side of the metal plate of aluminum or the aluminum alloy by wet blasting or lapping so as to cause the surface roughness thereof to be 0.3 to 1.4 micrometers, wherein the wet blasting or lapping uses abrasive grains having average particle diameter of at least 20 micrometers;
applying the silver paste on the surface-machined side of the metal plate of aluminum or the aluminum alloy;
arranging an electronic part on the silver paste applied on the surface-machined side of the metal plate of aluminum or the aluminum alloy; and
heating the silver paste, on which the electronic part is arranged and which is applied on the surface-machined side of the metal plate of aluminum or the aluminum alloy, at a temperature of 220 to 300° C. while pressing the electronic part at a pressure of 3 to 8 MPa against the metal plate, to sinter silver in the silver paste to form a silver bonding layer between the electronic part and the surface-machined side of the metal plate of aluminum or the aluminum alloy to bond the electronic part to the surface-machined side of the metal plate of aluminum or the aluminum alloy with the silver bonding layer.

US Pat. No. 10,509,940

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING SEQUENTIAL OPERATION OF LIGHT SOURCE SUBSETS WHILE ACQUIRING BIOMETRIC IMAGE DATA AND RELATED METHODS

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device comprising:a dielectric cover layer defining a finger sensing surface;
at least one optical image sensor below the dielectric cover layer;
at least one optical element associated with the at least one optical image sensor;
a plurality of light sources below the dielectric cover layer and selectively operable in subsets of light sources; and
a controller configured to sequentially operate the subsets of light sources in a first pass in a first direction, and in a second pass in a second direction transverse to the first direction while acquiring biometric image data from the at least one optical image sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,509,164

GUIDE TRANSITION DEVICE AND METHOD

Lightwave Logic Inc., Lo...

1. A guide transition device comprising:a semiconductor platform defining a first plane and including a monolithic semiconductor laser designed to generate a light beam into the first plane;
a light input port on the first plane, the light input port being coupled to receive the light beam from the monolithic semiconductor laser;
a polymer second plane formed on the semiconductor platform different than the first plane and defining a polymer waveguide;
a polymer waveguide light output port on the polymer second plane, the light output port designed to couple a received light beam to output equipment, the polymer waveguide includes a lower cladding layer, a core, and an upper cladding layer, a first end of the lower cladding layer, the core, and the upper cladding layer being cut at an angle to define the second angular deflection surface, a second end of the lower cladding layer, the core, and the upper cladding layer defining the light output port, and at least one protection layer between the lower cladding layer and the core, and at least one protection layer between the upper cladding layer and the core; and
plane shifting apparatus including a first angular deflection surface in the first plane and a second angular deflection surface in the polymer second plane, the plane shifting apparatus being coupled to receive the light beam from the light input port on the first plane and to shift or transfer the light beam to the polymer waveguide of the polymer second plane, the plane shifting apparatus being coupled to transfer the light beam to the polymer waveguide light output port on the second plane.

US Pat. No. 10,508,606

METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR AIRFLOW CONTROL

GE Global Sourcing LLC, ...

1. A controller configured to respond to one or more of intake manifold air temperature (MAT), intake air flow rate, or a sensed or estimated intake oxygen fraction by changing an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) amount to maintain particulate matter (PM) and NOx within a range, and then further adjusting the EGR amount based on NOx sensor feedback by determining a brake-specific NOx concentration based on the NOx sensor feedback and adjusting the EGR amount based on a difference between the brake-specific NOx concentration and a reference NOx concentration.

US Pat. No. 10,507,864

GEARBOX ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRIC POWER STEERING ASSEMBLY

TRW Limited, Solihull, W...

1. A gearbox assembly for an electric power assisted steering apparatus comprising:a gearbox housing which houses a worm shaft and a gear wheel,
the worm shaft being supported relative to the housing by a main bearing assembly at an end closest to a motor and by a tail bearing assembly at an end furthest from the motor, and the gear wheel being supported by an output shaft having at least one end that provides a take-off from the gearbox assembly,
in which at least the tail bearing assembly is free to move relative to the housing through a limited range of motion that enables the worm shaft to move radially away from an axis of the gear wheel, and
further including a biasing spring that applies a biasing force to the tail bearing assembly that biases the worm shaft into engagement with the gear wheel,
wherein the tail bearing assembly comprises an inner race and an outer race separated by bearing elements, the gearbox assembly further comprising a first guiding surface upon which the outer race is supported, the outer race being able to move by rolling along the first guiding surface when a radial load is applied to the tail bearing assembly by the worm shaft, and further comprising a guide device which contacts both the outer bearing and a second guiding surface, the biasing spring acting upon the tail bearing assembly indirectly by acting upon the guide device which in turn acts upon the bearing assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,512,192

IMMERSION COOLING SYSTEM WITH LOW FLUID LOSS

14. A two-phase immersion cooling system, including:a tank configured to hold a volume of dielectric cooling fluid;
a condensing chamber including at least one condenser component; and
a plurality of immersion modules configured to be placed in fluid communication with the condensing chamber, each immersion module configured to support at least one heat-generating component submerged in the dielectric cooling fluid, each immersion module comprising an upper interior surface positioned to overlie a heat-generating component supported by the immersion module and configured to laterally redirect vaporized dielectric cooling fluid away from the heat-generating component and towards the condensing chamber.

US Pat. No. 10,512,136

ULTRAVIOLET IRRADIATION DEVICE

Nikkiso Co., Ltd., Tokyo...

1. An ultraviolet irradiation device comprising:a light source unit that includes a plurality of light emitting devices and outputs ultraviolet light as irradiating light;
a drive circuit that supplies a drive current to the plurality of light emitting devices;
a sensing unit that senses a trouble in the plurality of light emitting devices; and
a controller that controls the drive current in accordance with a result of sensing by the sensing unit, wherein
when an output of the light source unit is reduced due to the trouble in one or some of the plurality of light emitting devices, the controller controls the drive current of a plurality of light emitting devices other than the light emitting device in trouble so as to compensate reduction in the output of the light source unit,
the irradiating light includes first irradiating light and second irradiating light output from mutually different positions and in mutually different directions, and
when an output ratio between the first irradiating light and the second irradiating light changes due to the trouble in one or some of the plurality of light emitting devices, the controller controls the drive current of each of the light emitting devices so as to cancel the change in the output ratio.

US Pat. No. 10,511,505

SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO RECREATE REAL WORLD APPLICATION LEVEL TEST PACKETS FOR NETWORK TESTING

Keysight Technologies Sin...

1. A method to generate test packets, comprising:operating one or more processing devices including at least one of a processor or a configurable logic device configured to execute instructions embodied in one or more non-transitory computer-readable mediums to provide a packet processor, the packet processor:
monitoring live network traffic within a live network infrastructure;
collecting live traffic meta-data associated with network packets within the live network traffic;
extracting application level meta-data from the live traffic meta-data; and
storing the application level meta-data extracted from the live traffic meta-data in one or more data storage systems;
operating one or more processing devices including at least one of a processor or a configurable logic device configured to execute instructions embodied in one or more non-transitory computer-readable mediums to provide a test packet generator, the test packet generator:
receiving the application level meta-data extracted from the live traffic meta-data and stored in the one or more data storage systems;
generating application level test packets based upon the application level meta-data, the application level test packets representing a recreation of application level activity within the live network traffic;
forwarding the application level test packets to one or more devices under test within a test network infrastructure to test proper operation of the one or more devices under test based upon the recreation of application level activity within the live network traffic; and
receiving return test packets from the one or more devices under test within the test network infrastructure;
wherein the collecting occurs over multiple time slots, and wherein in the generating further comprises generating application level test packets for each time slot based upon application level meta-data extracted from live traffic meta-data collected during that time slot.

US Pat. No. 10,511,127

HIGH-SPEED ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. An electronic connector, comprising:a first connection face on a first side of the electronic connector and a second connection face on a second side of the electronic connector, the first side and the second side being opposite-facing sides;
a housing;
a printed circuit board enclosed at least partially within the housing;
a first group of electrical contacts arranged on the first connection face of a nose portion of the printed circuit board, the nose portion being an exposed region disposed outside of the housing; and
a first ground bar disposed on the first connection face, the first ground bar at least partially bordering the nose portion and substantially surrounding the first group of electrical contacts.

US Pat. No. 10,511,095

ANTENNA MODULE

WITS Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi...

1. An antenna module comprising:a coil part comprising a second antenna wiring formed on an insulating substrate in a spiral shape and a first antenna wiring disposed in an internal region of the second antenna wiring; and
a magnetic part comprising a first magnetic part disposed in the internal region of a first surface of the insulating substrate and a second magnetic part disposed on a second surface of the insulating substrate,
wherein the entirety of the first magnetic part is disposed in the internal region of the second antenna wiring, and
wherein the first magnetic part and the second magnetic part are disposed to face each other in the internal region of the first antenna wiring with the insulating substrate interposed therebetween.

US Pat. No. 10,509,409

LOCAL TRAFFIC CUSTOMS LEARNING SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED VEHICLE

Aptiv Technologies Limite...

1. A system comprising:a location-detector that determines a location of an automated vehicle;
an object-detector that detects a lane-marking and one or more other-vehicles proximate to the automated vehicle; and
a controller in communication with the location-detector and the object-detector, the controller configured to:
determine whether the lane-marking indicates a keep-out zone that precedes a turn-lane adjacent to a travel-lane of the automated vehicle;
determine whether at least one of the one or more other-vehicles has traveled over the keep-out zone; and
in accordance with determining that the lane-marking indicates the keep-out zone that precedes the turn-lane adjacent to the travel-lane of the automated vehicle, and that the at least one of the one or more other-vehicles has traveled over the keep-out zone,
record the location of the automated vehicle and an indication that a lane-rule is violated at the location; and
operate the automated vehicle to travel over the keep-out zone in violation of the lane-rule.

US Pat. No. 10,509,373

CYBER SYNCHRONOUS MACHINE (CYBERSYNC MACHINE)

1. A controller to operate a power electronic converter as a cyber synchronous machine (CSM), comprisinga torque-frequency channel configured to generate a frequency according to first inputs consisting of a torque set-point, a negative torque feedback signal and a frequency reference;
a quorte-flux channel configured to generate a flux according to second inputs consisting of a quorte set-point, a negative quorte feedback signal and a flux reference;
an engendering block configured to receive the frequency generated in the torque-frequency channel, the flux generated in the quorte-flux channel, and an input current, wherein the engendering block is configured to generate an output voltage, a torque signal, a quorte signal, the negative torque feedback signal, and the negative quorte feedback signal;
a virtual impedance configured to generate a virtual current according to a difference of two voltages;
a switch configured to choose the virtual current or an external current as the input current to the engendering block;
a first integrator block with a reset input configured to generate an offset signal that is added to a rated frequency to form the frequency reference for the torque-frequency channel; and
a second integrator block with a reset input configured to generate an offset signal that is added to a rated flux to form the flux reference for the quorte-flux channel.

US Pat. No. 10,508,830

HIGH EFFICIENCY GAS-FIRED WATER HEATER

Rheem Manufacturing Compa...

1. A water heater, comprising:a tank defining an interior volume for holding water;
a burner in communication with a fuel source and an air source;
a first flue tube having a first cross-sectional area, extending generally vertically into the interior volume, and being disposed in communication with the burner so that an interior of the first flue tube receives exhaust fluid from combustion of fuel from the fuel source at the burner;
a second flue tube disposed within the interior volume and having a second cross-sectional area and a length, wherein the second flue tube is non-linear along at least a portion of the length within the interior volume;
a third flue tube having a third cross-sectional area and that is attached in fluid communication with the first flue tube within the interior volume, that is attached in fluid communication with the second flue tube within the interior volume, and that extends between the first flue tube and the second flue tube so that the exhaust fluid from the first flue tube flows to the second flue tube via the third flue tube, wherein an interior surface of the third flue tube slopes toward the second flue tube over at least a portion of the third flue tube extending from its attachment to the second flue tube; and
an outlet that extends through the tank from the interior volume to an area exterior of the tank,
wherein
the second flue tube is connected to the outlet so that said exhaust fluid flows from the second flue tube through the outlet,
the second flue tube is sloped toward the outlet over its length between the third flue tube and the outlet,
the first cross-sectional area is greater than the third cross-sectional area,
the third cross-sectional area is greater than the second cross-sectional area, the third flue tube has a length and has an inverted U-shape along the length of the third flue tube between the first flue tube and the second flue tube, and the third flue tube connects to the first and second flue tubes at respective opposite ends of the inverted U-shape.

US Pat. No. 10,508,391

CONSTRUCTION MACHINE

Hamm AG, Tirschenreuth (...

1. A construction machine, comprising:a system area rotatable about an axis of rotation with respect to a machine frame,
on the rotatable system area: at least one sensor, a data transmission unit with at least one transmission antenna, and a first data transmission arrangement for transmitting data from the at least one sensor to the data transmission unit,
on the machine frame: a data receiving unit with at least one receiving antenna, a data evaluation system, and a second data transmission arrangement for transmitting data from the data receiving unit to the data evaluation system,
wherein the data transmission unit has at least two transmission antennas and/or the data receiving unit has at least two receiving antennas,
wherein a direct voltage power supply arrangement is provided for supplying the at least one sensor and the data transmission unit with electrical power,
wherein the direct voltage power supply arrangement comprises an induction power transmission arrangement for wireless power transmission into the rotatable system area, wherein the induction power transmission arrangement comprises a transmission arrangement with at least one transmission coil and a receiving arrangement comprises at least one receiver coil on the rotatable system area.

US Pat. No. 10,508,251

PREPARATION OF VEGETABLE-BASED STEARIC ACID

MIG Acquisition LLC, Chi...

1. A process for producing a vegetable-based stearic acid product from a vegetable-based product comprising:drying a vegetable-based fat emulsion resulting in a fatty acid and triglyceride mix;
distilling the fatty acid and triglyceride mix to substantially separate the triglycerides from free fatty acids; and
separating the free fatty acids into one or more types of fatty-acids, resulting in a concentrated fatty acid vegetable-based stearic acid product.

US Pat. No. 10,507,942

FORM-FILL-SEAL MACHINE AND BAG-MAKING PACKAGING MACHINE

ISHIDA CO., LTD., Kyoto ...

1. A form-fill-seal machine for filling and hermetically sealing dry contents in a tube-shaped packaging material, the form-fill-seal machine comprising:transverse sealing members for transverse-sealing the packaging material in the widthwise direction and forming a bag, the transverse sealing members being configured to move into contact with the packaging material during formation of the bag;
gas removal members arranged below the transverse sealing members, the gas removal members being moved into contact with the bag just prior to sealing of an upper edge by the transverse sealing members, and discharging a gas upwardly from the bag;
a movement mechanism for moving the gas removal members, switching the position of the gas removal members between at least a first position and a second position with respect to the transverse sealing members; and
a control mechanism that, in a time slot just prior to the start of a transverse sealing action performed by the transverse sealing members, changes the timing of switching between the first position and the second position, and adjusts the amount of gas discharged from the bag,
wherein the control mechanism, at a first switching time, switches the position of the gas removal members from the first position to the second position, increasing the amount of gas discharged from the bag; and, at a second switching time, switches the position of the gas removal members from the second position to the first position, decreasing the amount of gas discharged from the bag; and
the control mechanism sets the first switching time to precede the second switching time, and sets the second switching time to precede the time at which the transverse sealing action performed by the transverse sealing member commences, the control mechanism being configured to control the amount of gas discharged from the bag by making adjustments to the duration of the period for which the gas removal members are at the second position.

US Pat. No. 10,512,172

SYSTEM FOR PRESSING PRE-TIN SHAPING

Tyco Electronics (Donggua...

1. A pre-tin shaping system, comprising:a base securely holding a circuit board having a pre-tin layer;
a heat-press unit having a contact tip; and
a movable unit moving the heat-press unit relative to the base, the contact tip movable to shape the pre-tin layer to correspond to a shape of the contact tip, only the pre-tin layer is disposed between the circuit board and the contact tip when the contact tip shapes the pre-tin layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,128

MODULAR LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE FIXTURES

ABL IP Holding LLC, Atla...

1. A lighting system comprising:a master lighting fixture comprising:
an input for receiving a voltage;
a light-emitting diode (“LED”) driver having a first output and a second output, the LED driver configured to receive the voltage;
a first plurality of LEDs on a first LED board, wherein the first LED board has a first power connection point and a second power connection point; and
a second plurality of LEDs on a second LED board, wherein the second LED board has a first power connection point and a second power connection point;
a first external circuit having a first power connection point and a second power connection point, wherein the first external circuit is coupled to the master lighting fixture, wherein the first external circuit comprises:
a third plurality of LEDs on a third LED board, wherein the third LED board has a first connection point and a second connection point, and wherein the first connection point of the third LED board is couplable to the first LED board; and
a fourth plurality of LEDs on a fourth LED board, wherein the fourth LED board has a first connection point and a second connection point, and wherein the second connection point of the fourth LED board is couplable to a second external circuit; and
the second external circuit having a first power connection point and a second power connection point, wherein the second external circuit is coupled to the master lighting fixture; and
wherein the second power connection point of the first LED board is couplable to the first power connection point of the first external circuit, and wherein the second power connection point of the second external circuit is coupled to the second power connection point of the second LED board, and wherein the second power connection point of the first external circuit is couplable to the first power connection point of the second external circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,127

COOKING APPARATUS

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A cooking apparatus comprising:a heating chamber in which an object is rested;
a radiant heater unit provided inside the heating chamber and radiant-heating the object;
a convection device provided behind the heating chamber and convection-heating the object;
a temperature sensor provided inside the convection device and detecting temperature inside the convection device; and
a control panel that executes operations from signals received from input keys on the control panel, perform controlling temperature inside the heating chamber by making the radiant heater unit and the convection device operate in response to the temperature detected by the temperature sensor, wherein
when the temperature inside the heating chamber rises to a first predetermined temperature, the control panel sets an output of the radiant heater unit to an intermediate value, and
when the temperature inside the heating chamber lowers to the first predetermined temperature after the temperature inside the heating chamber exceeds the first predetermined temperature, the control panel sets the output of the radiant heater unit to a maximum value of rated output.

US Pat. No. 10,512,077

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING FRACTIONAL SUBFRAME TRANSMISSION

NEC CORPORATION, Minato-...

1. A method performed by a User Equipment (UE), comprising:detecting a message, sent from a base station, with a first information indicating subframe configuration; and
assuming how many symbols in subframe n, starting from symbol 0 of the subframe n and ending in a symbol in the subframe n which is not last symbol of the subframe n, are occupied for transmission of downlink information including PDSCH (Physical Downlink Shared Channel) on an unlicensed spectrum according to the subframe configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,512,076

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL IN BEAM FORMING-BASED COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting a signal by a base station (BS) in a beam forming-based communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a first transmission beam including a first reference signal based on a first transmission period in a first target region; and
transmitting a second transmission beam including a second reference signal based on a second transmission period in a second target region, the second transmission period includes a time interval different from the first transmission period,
wherein the first transmission period is shorter than the second transmission period in case that a size of the first target region of the first transmission beam is larger than a size of the second target region of the second transmission beam,
wherein a beam width of the first transmission beam is narrower than a beam width of the second transmission beam in case that the size of the first target region of the first transmission beam is larger than the size of the second target region of the second transmission beam,
wherein the size of the first target region is determined based on a first elevation angle and a first azimuth of the base station for the first transmission beam, and
wherein the size of the second target region is determined based on a second elevation angle and a second azimuth of the base station for the second transmission beam.

US Pat. No. 10,512,050

SYNCHRONIZATION AND BROADCAST CHANNEL DESIGN WITH FLEXIBLE BANDWIDTH ALLOCATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:detecting a synchronization channel and a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) transmitted with the synchronization channel by searching for one or more synchronization channels according to a synchronization channel raster, that is not centered around a direct current (DC) tone of a system bandwidth, the synchronization channel raster having a coarser granularity than a channel raster for other channels in the system bandwidth;
receiving a reference signal for demodulation (DMRS), other than a cell-specific reference signal, wherein a sequence of the DMRS is independent of at least one of a downlink bandwidth or a location of the synchronization channel within the system bandwidth;
demodulating a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) transmitted in the synchronization channel based on at least one of the DMRS and the SSS; and
determining the system bandwidth corresponding to the downlink bandwidth based at least in part on the PBCH.

US Pat. No. 10,511,961

SERVICE IN WLAN INTER-WORKING, ADDRESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND METHOD

Wi-Fi One, LLC, Dallas, ...

1. A method comprising:sending, from a mobile terminal, a tunneling setup request message to a network element of a first wireless communications network via a second wireless communications network, the tunneling setup request message requesting a service from the second wireless communications network, and;
receiving, by the mobile terminal, a tunneling setup response message from the network element of the first wireless communications network via the second wireless communications network, the tunneling setup response message comprising address information for the mobile terminal and service parameters for a tunnel,
wherein, when the mobile terminal is engaged in an active session prior to sending the tunneling setup request message, the address information comprises a same address previously allocated to the mobile terminal for the active session.

US Pat. No. 10,511,696

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AGGREGATION, ARCHIVING AND COMPRESSION OF INTERNET OF THINGS WIRELESS SENSOR DATA

CodeShop, B.V., Amsterda...

1. A system for efficient storage, aggregation and distribution of Internet of things (IoT) data, comprising:one or more sensors providing sensor data;
an IoT gateway coupled to the one or more sensors;
an edge node or core compute node coupled to the one or more sensors, the edge node or core compute node comprising an IoT encoder for encoding sensor data into a compressed bit-stream;
an IoT decoder for decoding the compressed bit-stream;
a dedicated storage coupled to the IoT encoder and the IoT decoder for storing the compressed bit-stream;
a network link coupled between the IoT encoder and the IoT decoder; and
wherein the IoT encoder runs on the edge node or the core compute node and receives the sensor data via the IoT gateway and outputs the compressed bit-stream for storage on the dedicated storage or transmitted through the network link to the IoT decoder and wherein an x, y, z position in a fixed coordinate space of the one or more sensors is fixed or mobile and made available to the IoT Encoder and the IoT Decoder by embedding the x, y, z position in the IoT messages or made available to the IoT Encoder and the IoT Decoder as side information.

US Pat. No. 10,510,506

NARROW PROFILE CIRCUIT BREAKER WITH ARC INTERRUPTION

Carling Technologies, Inc...

1. A circuit breaker comprising:a housing within which components of the circuit breaker are disposed, the housing having an outwardly facing exposed surface;
a line terminal adapted to be electrically connected to a source of electrical power;
a load terminal adapted to be electrically connected to at least one load;
a stationary contact positioned within the housing;
a moveable contact arm assembly having a generally longitudinal axis and a moveable contact positioned thereon, the moveable contact arm assembly being moveable between a closed position in which the moveable contact and the stationary contact are in physical contact and the line terminal and the load terminal are in electrical communication via at least the moveable contact, the stationary contact and a conductive strap, and an open position in which the moveable contact and the stationary contact are out of physical contact and the line terminal and the load terminal are out of electrical communication;
an overcurrent tripping device operably coupled to the moveable contact arm assembly via a linkage assembly and adapted to move the moveable contact arm assembly to the open position upon detection of an overcurrent situation;
a resetting mechanism, actuation of which is adapted to, when the moveable contact arm assembly is in the open position, move the moveable contact arm assembly to the closed position, the resetting mechanism extending from, or being accessible through, the outwardly facing exposed surface of the housing; and
an arc splitter adapted to quench an arc created between the stationary contact and the moveable contact as the stationary contact and the moveable contact are moveable into and/or out of contact with one another;
wherein the outwardly facing exposed surface of the housing generally defines an exposed surface plane, and wherein the longitudinal axis of the moveable contact arm assembly is generally orthogonal with respect to the exposed surface plane when the moveable contact arm assembly is in the closed position; and
wherein the conductive strap lies in a conductive strap plane, wherein the moveable contact arm assembly moves in a contact arm plane as it moves between the open and the closed position, and wherein the conductive strap plane and the contact arm plane are parallel to, but spaced apart from, one another.

US Pat. No. 10,509,394

USER INTERFACE WIDGET MODELING AND PLACEMENT

Rockwell Automation Techn...

1. A method of operating a computing system to facilitate visualization of an application associated with an industrial automation environment, the method comprising:presenting a display composer interface that provides a visualization layout editor that enables a user to design a customized display layout for the application associated with the industrial automation environment;
receiving data display instructions comprising a user selection of at least one data item associated with an operation of a machine in the industrial automation environment and a data display type for displaying the at least one data item, wherein a default data display type compatible with the at least one data item is automatically created for the at least one data item identified in the user selection and the at least one data item is automatically assigned to the default data display type which serves as the data display type for displaying the at least one data item;
receiving position information that identifies where to display the at least one data item;
processing the data display instructions and the position information to generate the customized display layout for the application; and
based on the customized display layout, rendering a graphical user interface to the application having the at least one data item displayed according to the data display type and positioned according to the position information.

US Pat. No. 10,508,505

FLOW-BY HOLES WITH GALLERY AND CHANNEL ARRANGEMENT ON WELLHEAD AND TUBULAR HANGER

VETCO GRAY, LLC, Houston...

1. A wellhead assembly comprising:a tubular wellhead housing having a bore and an annular gallery slot, the annular gallery slot defined by an enlarged inner diameter of the bore;
a plurality of circumferentially spaced flow-by slots formed in the tubular wellhead housing and extending radially upward from the gallery slot and axially outward from the bore, wherein portions of the wellhead housing circumferentially between the flow-by slots include a downward facing surface at least partially defining the annular gallery slot, and a notch above the downward facing surface, the downward facing surface and the notch forming a locking profile;
a tubular hanger selectively landed in the bore of the wellhead housing defining an annular cavity between the bore and an outer diameter of the tubular hanger, the tubular hanger supported by the wellhead housing with a hanger support located in the annular cavity; and
a flow-by passage in fluid communication with the annular cavity at locations above and below the hanger support, and that intersects with the gallery slot and intersects an outer radial surface of the tubular hanger.

US Pat. No. 10,508,085

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR IDO AND TDO MODULATION, AND INDICATIONS THEREFOR

Plexxikon Inc., Berkeley...

1. A compound of Formula I(c):
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, a solvate, a tautomer, a stereoisomer or a deuterated analog thereof, wherein:
R4, R5 and R6 are each independently H, halogen, alkyl, haloalkyl, —OCH3 optionally substituted with 1-3 halogens, or C3-C6cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-3 halogens,
provided that at least one of R4, R5 or R6 is not H;
R7 is one of the following groups (a)-(f):
(a) cycloalkenyl optionally substituted with 1-7 Z1 and optionally substituted with 1 Z4;
(b) heterocycloalkyl substituted with 1-9 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5;
(c) a bridged heterocyclic ring optionally substituted with 1-5 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5;
(d) a spiro ring system containing two heterocycloalkyl groups joined by one common spiro carbon atom, wherein the spiro ring system is optionally substituted on its carbon atoms with 1-8 Z3, and wherein the spiro ring system is optionally N-substituted with alkyl, haloalkyl, —CO2-alkyl, —C(O)NR10R11, —SO2NR10R11, —SO2-alkyl, SO2-haloalkyl, or —SO2-cycloalkyl substituted with 1-6 halogens;

each Y is independently H, D, halogen, alkyl, or haloalkyl, or 2 Y groups join together with the carbon atom to which they are attached to form a cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-3 halogens;
R8 is H, —CH3, —CFH2, —CF2H or —CF3;
R8b is H, F, Cl, —CH3, —CFH2, —CF2H or —CF3;
R9 is —(CY2)0-3—R12;
or R8 and R9join together with the carbon atom to which they are attached to form one of the following groups (a)-(e):
(a) a cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-9 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5 or 1-2 Z6;
(b) a heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-9 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5;
(c) a spiro ring system containing two cycloalkyl groups joined by one common spiro carbon atom, wherein the spiro ring system is optionally substituted with 1-9 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5 or 1-2 Z6;
(d) a spiro ring system containing one cycloalkyl and one heterocycloalkyl joined by one common spiro carbon atom, wherein the spiro ring system is optionally substituted on its carbon atoms with 1-9 Z3, and wherein the spiro ring system is optionally N-substituted with alkyl, haloalkyl, —CO2-alkyl, —C(O)NR10R11, —SO2NR10R11, —SO2-alkyl, SO2-haloalkyl, or —SO2-cycloalkyl substituted with 1-6 halogens; or
(e) a spiro ring system containing one cycloalkyl and one a bridged ring joined by one common spiro carbon atom, wherein the spiro ring system is optionally substituted with 1-5 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5;
R10 is H, alkyl, or haloalkyl;
R11 is H, alkyl, haloalkyl, cyanoalkyl, CN, alkynyl, phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, -alkylene-C(O)—OH, -alkylene-C(O)—NH2, -alkylene-C(O)—N(H)-alkyl, -alkylene-C(O)—N(alkyl)2, alkoxy, -alkylene-C(O)-phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —C(O)—O-alkyl, alkylene-C(O)—O-alkyl, hydroxyalkyl, cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, cycloalkylalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, -alkylene-phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, -alkylene-SO2-phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, -alkylene-SO2-alkyl, -alkylene-NH—SO2—C1-C6 alkyl, alkoxyalkyl, alkoxycarbonyl, alkylcycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, -alkylene-heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, -alkylene-heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, or —C(O)— phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3;
R12 is one of the following groups (a)-(g):
(a) a saturated cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-9 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5 or 1-2 Z6;
(b) an unsaturated cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-7 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5;
(c) a heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted 1-9 Z2 and optionally substituted with 1 Z5;
(d) phenyl optionally substituted with 1-2 Z2;
(e) a bridged ring optionally substituted with 1-5 Z2 and the bridged ring is optionally substituted on a carbon atom with —N(H)(SO)2-alkyl and the bridged ring is optionally N-substituted with alkyl, haloalkyl, —SO2-alkyl, —SO2-haloalkyl; —CO2-alkyl, —C(O)NR10R11, —SO2NR10R11, or —SO2-cycloalkyl substituted with 1-5 halogens;
(f) heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-2 Z2; or
(g) alkyl optionally substituted with 1-2 G groups;
each G is independently —CF3, C3-6cycloalkyl, CN, NH2, N(H)alkyl, —N(H)C(O)-alkyl, or —N(C1-C6alkyl)2;
J1 is C1-C6alkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —C1-C6alkylene-C1-C6alkoxy, C1-C6cyanoalkyl, C1-C6hydroxyalkyl, C0-C3 alkylene-C3-C6 cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, C0-C3 alkylene-phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —C0-C3 alkylene-5-6 membered heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —C0-C3 alkylene-4-6 membered heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3;
J2 is H, C1-C6alkyl, or C1-C6haloalkyl;
each J3 is independently halogen, C1-C6alkyl, C1-C6haloalkyl, OH, C1-C6alkoxy optionally substituted with 1-3 halogens, CN, —C0-C3 alkylene-4-6 membered heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted with C1-C3alkyl, —S(O)2—C1-C6alkyl, —NH2, —N(H)—C1-C6alkyl, or —N(C1-C6alkyl)2, provided that when J3 is attached to nitrogen, J3 cannot be halogen, OH, CN, NH2, —N(H)—C1-C6alkyl, or —N(C1-C6alkyl)2;
each Z1 is independently CN, halogen, alkyl, or haloalkyl;
each Z2 is independently —OH, CN, halogen, alkyl, cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-3 halogens, hydroxyalkyl, haloalkyl, —NH2, —N(H)alkyl, —N(alkyl)2, alkoxyl optionally substituted with halo or phenyl, 5-6 membered heterocycloalkyl, or 5-6 membered heteroaryl, provided that when Z2 is attached to nitrogen, Z2 cannot be —OH, CN, halogen, alkoxyl, —NH2, —N(H)alkyl, or —N(alkyl)2;
each Z3 is independently CN, halogen, alkyl or haloalkyl;
Z4 is alkoxyalkyl, phenyl optionally substituted with 1-3 halogens, —SO2-alkyl, —SO2-haloalkyl, —SO2-cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 halogens, —C(O)NR10R11, —SO2NR10R11, —N(H)SO2-alkyl, —N(H)SO2-cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 halogens, or —N(H)SO2-haloalkyl;
Z5 is alkoxyalkyl, —SO2-alkyl, —CO2-alkyl, —C(O)J1, CO2J2, —C0-C4alkylene-phenyl optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —C0-C4alkylene-CH(phenyl)2 optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —C0-C4alkylene-CH(C3-C6cycloalkyl)2 optionally substituted with 1-4 J3, —SO2-haloalkyl, —SO2-cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —SO2-heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —SO2-heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —SO2-aryl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)NR10R11, —SO2NR10R11, —N(H)SO2-alkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —N(H)SO2-aryl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —N(H)SO2-cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —N(H)SO2-heterocyloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —N(H)SO2-heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —N(H)SO2-haloalkyl, optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)—N(H)SO2-alkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)—N(H)SO2-aryl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)—N(H)SO2-cycloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)—N(H)SO2-heterocyloalkyl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)N(H)SO2-heteroaryl optionally substituted with 1-6 J3, —C(O)N(H)SO2-haloalkyl, or —C(NW2)?N—T, provided that when Z5 is attached to nitrogen, Z5 cannot be —N(H)SO2-alkyl, —N(H)SO2-aryl, —N(H)SO2-cycloalkyl, —N(H)SO2-heterocyloalkyl, —N(H)SO2-heteroaryl, or —N(H)SO2-haloalkyl;
each W is independently H, alkyl or haloalkyl;
T is alkyl, haloalkyl, hydroxyalkyl, alkoxy or CN; and
each Z6 is independently halo, alkyl, haloalkyl, CN, OH, cycloalkyl, aryl or heteroaryl, provided that only one Z6 can be OH.

US Pat. No. 10,507,274

FLOW THROUGH HEATER

Watlow Electric Manufactu...

1. An electrical heating device for medical equipment, the electrical heating device comprising:a conducting body that is electrically conductive and that forms a channel therethrough for fluid travel;
a base dielectric layer disposed on the conducting body;
a heater surrounding the base dielectric layer and the conducting body;
a top dielectric layer disposed on the heater; and
a protection housing that is preformed and that defines a cavity to receive the top dielectric layer and the heater in the cavity, the base dielectric layer and the top dielectric layer jointly enclosing the heater such that
no portion of the heater is exposed from the base dielectric layer and the top dielectric layer, wherein the protection housing defines side pieces that are in direct contact with the conducting body.

US Pat. No. 10,506,867

CONFIGURABLE BAG HAVING FACEPLATES

Bowerbags LLC, Savannah,...

22. A configurable bag comprising:a bag body with a first longitudinal side, a second longitudinal side opposite the first longitudinal side and a substantially central longitudinal axis;
a first zipper panel at the first longitudinal side;
a second zipper panel at the first longitudinal side; and
a third zipper panel at the second longitudinal side
wherein the bag body has a first configuration in an open position, where the first zipper panel is not directly connected to the third zipper panel and is configured to be directly connected to the second zipper panel without folding the central bag portion of the bag body in the first configuration;
wherein the bag body has a second configuration, where the first zipper panel is directly connected with the third zipper panel and the bag body is folded along the central longitudinal axis and the first longitudinal side is aligned with the second longitudinal side.
US Pat. No. 10,509,319

PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOSITION AND COLOR CONVERTING FILM

Merck Patent GmbH, Darms...

1. A photosensitive composition, comprising: at least one nanosized fluorescent material, a polymer mixture of polysiloxane and a (meth)acrylic polymer, and a wetting and dispersing additive, wherein said wetting and dispersing additive comprises a polymer unit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,097

COEXISTENCE OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS WITH OTHER WIRELESS NETWORKS

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A method for communicating, comprising:transmitting a clear-to-send 2 self (CTS2S) frame, by a wireless transceiver, based on a control logic making a determination to transmit a wireless packet to a sensor node in a wireless sensor network (WSN); and
transmitting a contention free end (CF-End) frame, by the wireless transceiver, based on the wireless packet being transmitted to the sensor node in the WSN, without transmitting another CF-End frame based on the wireless packet being transmitted to a coordinator node in the WSN.

US Pat. No. 10,512,061

BANDWIDTH AGNOSTIC TONE MAPPING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communications by a base station, comprising:mapping at least one of a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) or a beamformed reference signal (BRS) to tones of a symbol of a subframe, wherein the mapping is independent of system bandwidth, and wherein the mapping comprises:
mapping coded bits of one period of PBCH transmission to a plurality of segments; and
for each segment, mapping coded bits of that segment to a fixed starting offset regardless of available resource for the transmission; and
transmitting the at least one of the PBCH or BRS in the symbol according to the mapping.

US Pat. No. 10,512,060

DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION COMMUNICATION SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A discontinuous reception communication synchronization method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal, whether a base station supports a capability of an extended discontinuous reception (DRX), which is broadcasted by the base station;
reporting, by the terminal, the extended DRX to a network element of a core network in response to receiving that the base station supports the capability of the extended DRX;
receiving, by the terminal and in response to the reported extended DRX, a response message from the network element of the core network, wherein the response message comprises an extended DRX support indicator that indicates that the network element of the core network supports the capability of the extended DRX;
calculating, by the terminal, a paging time by using the extended DRX when the base station and the network element of the core network both support the capability of the extended DRX; and
receiving, by the terminal, a paging message delivered by the base station at the paging time.

US Pat. No. 10,512,054

SYNCHRONIZATION AND TIME TRANSFER IN WIRELESS NETWORKS AND METHOD THEREFOR

BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS, IN...

1. A method for synchronization and time transfer in a wireless system having a single timing source comprising:transmitting a timing message from a coordinator node, wherein the coordinator node is coupled to the single timing source of the wireless system;
detecting the timing message by a wireless node;
synchronizing the wireless node to a time on the timing message;
computing a delay time by the wireless node detecting the timing message, wherein the delay time is a time from when the wireless node detects the timing message to a next time slot;
determining a frame time by the wireless node, wherein the frame time is a time between when the timing message is sent and a next timing message is sent, the frame time comprising a plurality of time slots, each time slot being of a same duration; and
counting down to the next timing message by the wireless node once the frame time is determined to maintain a local system time and be synchronized with the coordinator node.

US Pat. No. 10,512,030

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING SYSTEM INFORMATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for broadcasting, by a distributed unit (DU) of a base station (BS), system information in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a central unit (CU) of the BS, a first message that contains a plurality of system information;
receiving, from a user equipment (UE), a second message that contains a request for the system information;
transmitting, to the CU of the BS, a third message that includes the UE's request for the system information;
receiving, from the CU of the BS, a fourth message that includes an enumerated type of the requested system information, wherein the enumerated type of the requested system information identifies the requested system information from among the plurality of system information that was received from the CU in the first message; and
broadcasting the requested system information.

US Pat. No. 10,511,978

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DEVICE, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT METHOD, AND DEVICE AND METHOD IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A resource acquiring system in a communication system, the resource acquiring system comprising:circuitry configured to,
before using a frequency spectrum of a primary system in a same region, access a database in the same region and submit state information of a secondary system to the database;
receive calculation information of an interference amount of the secondary system on the primary system based on the state information of the secondary system, and receive calculation information of an estimated available frequency spectrum resource for the secondary system in the current state based on the calculated interference amount of the secondary system on the primary system,
wherein the state information of the secondary system includes location information, a spectrum emission mask, a transmission bandwidth, and a carrier frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,511,945

BICYCLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND PAIRING METHOD

Shimano Inc., Osaka (JP)...

1. A bicycle communication device comprising:a communicator communicable with a bicycle electric component and a bicycle operation unit, the bicycle electric component including a drive unit;
a memory that stores information related to the bicycle operation unit; and
a base that includes the communicator and the memory, the base being configured to be selectively attached one at a time to the bicycle operation unit and the bicycle electric component in a removable manner,
in a state where the communicator is located in a predetermined range that is within thirty centimeters from the bicycle electric component, the communicator automatically inputting the information related to the bicycle operation unit to the bicycle electric component so that the bicycle operation unit is paired with the bicycle electric component.

US Pat. No. 10,511,531

ENHANCED LENS DISTRIBUTION

Innovium, Inc., San Jose...

14. One or more non-transitory media storing instructions that, when executed by one or more computing devices, cause performance of:generating one or more folded key values from a key value, each folded key value generated by folding sub-elements of the key value together;
constructing one or more addend values based on the one or more folded key values, each addend value generated by performing operations between a folded value and individual fields of a manipulation value, the folded value being derived from a particular folded key value of the one or more folded key values;
transforming a first value by performing an addition operation between the first value and one or more addend-based values, the one or more addend-based values being derived from the one or more addend values;
forwarding a network message based on an output of a hashing function, wherein either the first value is the output of the hashing function, or the transformed first value is an input to the hashing function.

US Pat. No. 10,511,387

RF FREQUENCY CONVERTER WITH SBS EQUALIZATION AND RELATED METHODS

EAGLE TECHNOLOGY, LLC, M...

1. A radio frequency (RF) frequency converter with equalization, the RF frequency converter comprising:a first electro-optic (E/O) modulator configured to modulate an optical carrier signal based upon an RF input signal having a first frequency;
a stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) medium coupled to said first E/O modulator;
a second E/O modulator configured to modulate the optical carrier signal based upon an equalizing function waveform;
a third E/O modulator coupled between said first E/O modulator and said SBS medium, said third E/O modulator configured to modulate the optical carrier signal with a reference signal;
an optical circulator coupled to said SBS medium and the second E/O modulator; and
a photodetector coupled to the optical circulator and configured to generate an equalized RF output signal comprising a replica of the RF input signal at a second frequency based upon the reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,510,577

LIFT OFF PROCESS FOR CHIP SCALE PACKAGE SOLID STATE DEVICES ON ENGINEERED SUBSTRATE

Qromis, Inc., Santa Clar...

1. A method of processing an engineered substrate structure, the method comprising:providing an engineered substrate structure including:
a polycrystalline substrate; and
an engineered layer encapsulating the polycrystalline substrate;
forming a sacrificial layer coupled to the engineered layer;
forming a solid state device structure coupled to the sacrificial layer;
forming one or more channels in the solid state device structure by removing one or more portions of the solid state device structure to expose one or more portions of the sacrificial layer;
after the one or more channels are formed, forming a molding support on the solid state device structure, the molding support exposing the one or more portions of the sacrificial layer;
after the molding support is formed, flowing an etching chemical through the one or more channels to the one or more portions of the sacrificial layer; and
dissolving the sacrificial layer by interaction between the etching chemical and the sacrificial layer, thereby separating the engineered substrate structure from the solid state device structure.

US Pat. No. 10,510,245

APPARATUS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING MULTIPLE DEVICES SIMULTANEOUSLY USING SHORT-RANGE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

LEDVANCE LLC, Wilmington...

1. A system for controlling multiple appliances concurrently using short-range wireless communication, the system comprising:a control device;
a command advertisement comprising at least one encoded command and at least one target identity string within an advertisement, wherein the command advertisement is within the control device;
a transmitter integral with the control device capable of transmitting the command advertisement;
a plurality of appliances remotely located relative to the control device and within a transmission range of the transmitter, wherein each of the appliances from the plurality of appliances comprises:
at least one receiver, whereby each of the appliances from the plurality of appliances receives the at least one command advertisement through the at least one receiver;
at least one appliance processor, whereby the at least one appliance processor decodes the at least one encoded command; and
an appliance identity string, whereby the at least one appliance processor only executes the encoded command if the target identity string matches the appliance identity string,
wherein the at least one receives the at least one command advertisement without being paired to the transmitter.

US Pat. No. 10,510,047

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CUSTODIAL EMAIL MANAGEMENT AND TRANSACTION VERIFICATION

CAPITAL ONE SERVICES, LLC...

1. A custodial email management system comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory having stored thereon computer program code that, when executed by the at least one processor, controls the at least one processor to:
receive, from a first merchant, a first email directed to a single proxy email address, the single proxy email address corresponding to a plurality of account-holders, the first email comprising transaction data;
parse the transaction data from the first email to extract receipt information;
compare the receipt information to an account-holder database to identify account-holder information for a first account-holder of the plurality of account-holders, the account-holder information including a primary email address; and
send a forward email to the primary email address, the forward email comprising the receipt information from the first email.

US Pat. No. 10,510,028

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UTILIZING TASK VALUE UNITS FOR IMAGING INTERPRETATION AND OTHER TASKS

CHANGE HEALTHCARE HOLDING...

1. An apparatus for utilizing task value units for imaging interpretation and other tasks, the apparatus comprising:task value unit association circuitry of a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) computer, the task value unit association circuitry implemented by hardware components and configured to:
for each of a plurality of different types of imaging interpretation tasks and for each of a plurality of other tasks, associate a first task value unit therewith; and
for at least some of the plurality of different types of imaging interpretation or other tasks, associate a second task value unit, different than the first task value unit, therewith,
wherein the at least some of the plurality of different types of imaging interpretation or other tasks have both first and second task value units associated therewith with the first task value unit being utilized for workload management and having a value that is based upon a first predefined criteria that relates to an anticipated time to be expended to perform the imaging interpretation or other task and the second task value unit being utilized for billing purposes and having a value that is based upon a second predefined criteria that relates to an anticipated revenue attributable to performance of the imaging interpretation or other task,
wherein the task value unit association circuitry is configured to associate the first task value unit with the imaging interpretation or other task by:
determining the first task value unit in accordance with one of a rule configuration and processing technique or a look-up technique in an instance in which a predetermined condition is satisfied; and
determining the first task value unit in accordance with a different one of the rule configuration and processing technique or the look-up technique in an instance in which the predetermined condition is not satisfied,
wherein the task value unit association circuitry is configured such that the rule configuration and processing technique and the look-up technique are utilized separately, with the task value unit association circuitry configured to determine the first task value unit by the rule configuration and processing technique without utilization of the look-up technique or alternatively by the look-up technique without utilization of the rule configuration and processing technique,
wherein the rule configuration and processing technique defines a plurality of rules with each rule including a trigger, a conditional expression and an action relating to the assignment of a task value unit to a respective task,
wherein the look-up technique defines a table storing each of a plurality of combinations of attributes associated with the respective task,
wherein the predetermined condition is based on a number of unique task value units defining how many task value units having different values are associated with the imaging interpretation or other tasks, and
wherein the task value unit association circuitry is configured to perform the rule configuration and processing technique by:
in response to occurrence of a trigger, evaluating one or more conditional expressions that depend upon one or more attributes; and
performing the action by assigning the first task value unit based upon the task value unit associated with the conditional expression that was successfully evaluated; and
task assignment circuitry of the PACS computer, the task assignment circuitry implemented by hardware components and configured to assign imaging interpretation and other tasks to a plurality of users based at least partially upon at least one of the first and second task value units associated with the respective imaging interpretation and other tasks.

US Pat. No. 10,510,022

MACHINE LEARNING MODEL FEATURE CONTRIBUTION ANALYTIC SYSTEM

SAS INSTITUTE INC., Cary...

1. A non-transitory computer-readable medium having stored thereon computer-readable instructions that when executed by a computing device cause the computing device to:define a selection vector matrix that includes a plurality of selection vectors determined based on a predefined depth value, wherein each selection vector of the plurality of selection vectors indicates when a variable value of a plurality of variable values is replaced in an observation vector;
(A) select a next selection vector from the defined selection vector matrix;
(B) define a feature computation dataset based on the selected next selection vector, wherein the feature computation dataset is at least a partial copy of a training dataset with the variable value of the plurality of variable values replaced in each observation vector included in the feature computation dataset based on the selected next selection vector, wherein each replaced variable value is replaced with a value included in a predefined query for a respective variable;
(C) compute a prediction value for each observation vector included in the defined feature computation dataset using a trained predictive model;
(D) compute an expected value for the selected selection vector based on the computed prediction value for each observation vector included in the defined feature computation dataset;
(E) repeat (A) to (D) a predefined plurality of times;
(F) compute a Shapley estimate value for each variable of a plurality of variables using the expected value computed for each selected selection vector, wherein each variable value of the plurality of variable values is associated with one variable of the plurality of variables; and
(G) output the computed Shapley estimate value for each variable of the plurality of variables as a contribution of each variable to a predicted value for the predefined query.

US Pat. No. 10,509,880

AUTOMATION FOR CONFIGURABLE MIXED-SIGNAL SYSTEMS

Missing Link Electronics,...

1. A method for configuring a circuit that includes a configurable processing device connected to an analog passive circuit, the method comprising:gathering analog requirements for the analog passive circuit:
wherein the configurable processing device, includes:
a first delta sigma modulator,
a second delta sigma modulator,
a multiplexor having a first input connected to an input of the first delta sigma modulator and having a second input connected to an output of the second delta sigma modulator,
a differential signaling device, and
a flipflop having a first input connected to an output of the differential signaling device and output connected to the input of the first delta sigma modulator, and
wherein the analog passive circuit, includes:
a first reference voltage connected to a first input of the differential signaling device,
a first resistor connected between an output of the multiplexor and an analog output line, wherein the analog output line is also connected to a second input of the differential signaling device,
a capacitor connected between a second reference voltage and the analog output line, and
a second resistor connected between an analog input line and the second input of the differential signaling device;
receiving a simulation model of the first delta-sigma modulator;
performing a simulation based on the simulation model of the first delta-sigma modulator to obtain parameter settings for the circuit;
synthesizing the description of the circuit to produce configuration information for the circuit, including using the obtained parameter settings to configure the circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,509,690

EXPOSING SERVER FUNCTIONS TO BROWSER CODE

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A computer program product comprising one or more computer storage media having thereon computer-executable instructions that are structured such that, when executed by one or more processors of a web server, cause the web server to perform a method for the web server to expose a function to a browser, the method comprising:receiving a request for a web page that is one of a plurality of web pages in a web application;
in response to the request for the web page, for at least one server side function of the web application, determining a name, order, and type for each parameter the server side function expects, generating a corresponding script language function that defines a matching name and parameter set of the server side function, the script language function having a body that, when executed, serializes at least the name and parameter set of the server side function and communicates to the server a function call corresponding to the server side function, the script language function being callable from multiple web pages of the web application such that the server side function can be called from each of multiple different contexts within the web application; and
responding to the web page request with the requested web page and the corresponding script language function.

US Pat. No. 10,508,000

INTERNAL WINCH FOR SELF PAYOUT AND RE-WIND OF A SMALL DIAMETER TETHER FOR UNDERWATER REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE

GENERAL DYNAMICS MISSION ...

1. A cable release apparatus comprising:a neutrally buoyant cable that includes an optical fiber for transmitting data between a controller on a surface vessel and a remotely operated underwater vehicle;
a spool mounted on the remotely operated underwater vehicle for storing substantially all of the cable;
a release mechanism that controls the removal of the cable from the spool into ambient water at a release rate;
a cable tension sensor for detecting tension in the optical cable; and
a controller in communication with the cable tension sensor for controlling the release mechanism;
wherein the controller controls the release mechanism for adjusting the release rate of the cable from the spool so that the tension in the cable does not exceed a nominal working tension; and
wherein a drag force imparted on the cable due to movement of the cable through the ambient water is minimized such that the cable is suspended in the ambient water in an effectively stationary state when removed from the spool.

US Pat. No. 10,507,345

FUEL CELL DEVICES FOR FIRE PREVENTION ON-BOARD AIRCRAFT

Zodiac Aerotechnics, Pla...

1. An inerting system for an aircraft or other passenger transportation vehicle, comprising:(a) a fuel cell system;
(b) a source of inert gas comprising an oxygen depleted air output of the fuel cell system;
(c) a compartment located on-board the vehicle;
(d) a conduit configured to convey inert gas from the source of inert gas to the compartment to reduce a risk of fire ignition in the compartment or to facilitate extinguishing of fire within the compartment and
(e) a one-way valve coupled with the compartment and configured to release inert gas from the compartment without permitting other gas to enter the compartment through the one-way valve,wherein the compartment houses one or more of:the fuel cell system,at least one electronic component,electronics that control, operate, or are powered by a fuel cell system, or any combination thereof,avionics electronics or electronics for navigation,one or more batteries,one or more electrical cables,at least one electrical panel,an electrical panel for managing power consumption of in-flight entertainment services, for managing galley functions, or for managing functions not directly associated with the galley,or any combination of the foregoing,a heat exchanger associated with the compartment and configured to transfer heat away from the compartment,a controller;
one or more processors in communication with the controller; and
memory including instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to:
in response to information received from a sensor indicating that conditions in the compartment are indicative of fire or imminent ignition therein, cause the heat exchanger to activate so as to transfer heat away from the compartment.

US Pat. No. 10,512,195

SERVER DEVICE WITH CAPACITIVE CIRCUIT

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A system, comprising:a server device including:
a printed circuit assembly (PCA) that includes electronic components;
a capacitive liquid detection circuit that is located on the PCA and surrounds at least one of the electronic components to detect a presence of liquid on the PCA; and
a baseboard management controller unit (BMC);
wherein the capacitive liquid detection circuit is to notify the BMC responsive to detecting the presence of liquid, and
the BCM is to send a signal to a computing device responsive to being notified by the capacitive liquid detection circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,512,170

HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE TRANSPARENT GLASS-BASED CIRCUIT BOARD

WUHAN HUASHANG GREEN TECH...

1. A highly conductive transparent glass-based circuit board, comprising:a glass substrate, being a glass-tempered substrate,
wherein a surface of the glass-tempered substrate faces air, and a conductive paste, printed on the surface of the glass-tempered substrate, is baked, heated, and cooled to form a conductive circuit fused with the surface of the glass substrate;
wherein the conductive circuit is made essentially of a graphene layer or a conductive layer having a graphene upper portion and a metal lower portion fused with the glass substrate, and a surface of the graphene upper portion is fused with a surface of the metal lower portion;
wherein a surface of the conductive circuit, except a region reserved for a solder pad used for welding a component, is covered with a printed-circuit-board (PCB) organic solder-resistant layer;
wherein the conductive paste includes conductive powder, low temperature glass powder, ethyl cellulose, terpineol, and dibutyl maleate at a mass ratio of 65 to 75:3:5 to 10:10 to 20:1 to 3, and the conductive powder is graphene powder or a mixture of metal powder and graphene powder; and
wherein, when the conductive powder is the mixture of metal powder and graphene powder, the graphene powder accounts for 2% to 5% by mass of the conductive paste.

US Pat. No. 10,512,167

REMOVING UNWANTED FLUX FROM AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PACKAGE

Schlage Lock Company LLC,...

1. A surface-mounted integrated circuit (IC) package, comprising: at least one bottom termination component (BTC) including a plurality of lands and a thermal pad, wherein the plurality of lands provides an electrical connection from the BTC and the thermal pad provides heat transfer from the BTC, and wherein the thermal pad includes a plurality of vias configured to remove flux generated from solder applied to the surface-mounted IC as the surface-mounted IC is assembled; and a printed circuit board (PCB) mounted to the BTC and electrically connected to the BTC via the plurality of lands, wherein the PCB receives the heat transfer from the BTC via the thermal pad and includes at least one reservoir, and wherein the at least one reservoir is configured to pull flux positioned between the plurality of lands into the at least one reservoir as the flux is generated from the solder applied to the surface-mounted IC as the BTC is mounted to the PCB and as the surface-mounted IC is assembled, wherein the plurality of vias are positioned in a staggered row and column formation so that each row of vias is not aligned with each immediate adjacent row of vias and each column of vias is not aligned with each immediate column of vias.

US Pat. No. 10,511,976

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RADIO COMMUNICATION

NEC Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A method for radio communication performed in a radio terminal, the method comprising:selecting, from a resource pool including L subframes and M frequency domain resource blocks in a discovery period, NTX subframes and NTX sets of resource blocks to be used in NTX times of transmission of a discovery signal in the discovery period based on a first value n1 of a resource value autonomously selected by the radio terminal or a first value n1 of a parameter received from a base station,
wherein each set of the NTX sets of resource blocks is used in transmission of the discovery signal in a respective one of the NTX subframes, and
wherein with regard to the NTX sets of resource blocks, a value of a frequency domain shift from a second resource block set used in (j?1)th transmission to a first resource block set used in j-th transmission of the discovery signal in the discovery period depends on at least one of the first value n1 and a frequency domain position of the second resource block set in the resource pool, where j is an integer equal to or greater than 2.

US Pat. No. 10,511,849

DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS ENABLING FAST CHANNEL CHANGE OF COMPRESSED VIDEO

INTERDIGITAL VC HOLDINGS,...

1. In a video decoder, a video decoding method that receives compressed stream data and provides decompressed video output, the method comprising:receiving the compressed stream data and separating a normal stream and a channel change stream, the normal stream and the channel change stream each being generated external to the video decoder and comprising a plurality of pictures for a same program, wherein the channel change stream comprises images with lower resolution than images of the normal stream;
receiving at least one of the compressed normal and channel change streams, and providing decompressed video output; and
storing reference pictures for use in decoding inter-coded pictures.

US Pat. No. 10,511,547

MULTICAST DATA PACKET FORWARDING

New H3C Technologies Co.,...

1. A method for forwarding a multicast data packet, comprising:receiving, by a first I/O board of a Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) switch, the multicast data packet from a Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN);
sending, by the first I/O board of the VXLAN switch, the multicast data packet to a fabric board of the VXLAN switch when at least one multicast group member port corresponding to the multicast data packet is a first virtual port, wherein, the first virtual port is a virtual port configured in advance for indicating that the fabric board continues to perform entry searching and multicast data packet forwarding;
receiving, by the fabric board of the VXLAN switch, the multicast data packet sent by the first I/O board;
determining, by the fabric board of the VXLAN switch, that layer 3 multicast forwarding is to be performed by the fabric board for the multicast data packet;
modifying, by the fabric board of the VXLAN switch, a source Media Access Control (MAC) address of the multicast data packet as a gateway MAC address of the VXLAN switch when a multicast group member port corresponding to the multicast data packet is a VXLAN tunnel port;
sending, by the fabric board of the VXLAN switch, the modified multicast data packet to a second I/O board corresponding to the multicast group member port on the VXLAN switch; and
receiving, by the second I/O board on the VXLAN switch, the modified multicast data packet sent by the fabric board;
adding, by the second I/O board on the VXLAN switch, a VXLAN encapsulation to the multicast data packet; and
forwarding, by the second I/O board on the VXLAN switch, the modified multicast data packet having the VXLAN encapsulation to a VXLAN.

US Pat. No. 10,511,508

NETWORK PACKET FORWARDING SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO PUSH PACKET PRE-PROCESSING TASKS TO NETWORK TAP DEVICES

Keysight Technologies Sin...

1. A method to forward packets from multiple monitoring points within a packet network communication system to one or more destination devices, comprising:monitoring, with a plurality of network tap devices, multiple points within a network to generate tapped packet flows associated with network traffic flowing through the multiple points;
transmitting the tapped packet flows from each network tap to a tap controller;
generating, with the tap controller, one or more pre-processing rules for the network tap devices based upon the tapped packet flows including pre-processing rules to drop duplicate packets within the tapped packet flows already received at other network tap devices;
transmitting control messages from the tap controller to the network tap devices, the control messages including the pre-processing rules;
pre-processing the tapped packet flows at the plurality of network tap devices using the pre-processing rules to generate pre-processed packet flows while dropping duplicate packets so that only a single version of packets are included within the pre-processed packet flows received from the plurality of network tap devices;
transmitting the pre-processed packet flows to the tap controller;
further processing the pre-processed packet flows with the tap controller to generate output packet flows; and
forwarding the output packet flows to one or more destination devices.

US Pat. No. 10,511,355

OPTIMIZED MULTI-BEAM ANTENNA ARRAY NETWORK WITH AN EXTENDED RADIO FREQUENCY RANGE

MOVANDI CORPORATION, New...

1. A system, comprising:a radio frequency (RF) transmitter device in an RF device network, wherein the RF transmitter device is configured to:
select one or more reflector devices from a plurality of reflector devices along a non-line-of-sight (NLOS) radio path based on a defined criteria; and
control the selected one or more reflector devices based on one or more conditions for transmission and reception of a plurality of beams of RF signals by the selected one or more reflector devices in the RF device network;
an RF receiver device configured to communicate with the selected one or more reflector devices in the RF device network;
a passive reflector device in the selected one or more reflector devices; and
an active reflector device in the selected one or more reflector devices,
wherein the active reflector device comprises at least two antenna arrays,
wherein the two antenna arrays comprise a first antenna array and a second antenna array,
wherein the first antenna array is configured to:
transmit a first set of beams of RF signals of the plurality of beams of RF signals to at least the RF transmitter device and the RF receiver device; and
transmit the first set of beams of RF signals of the plurality of beams of RF signals to the passive reflector device, and
wherein the second antenna array is configured to:
receive a second set of beams of RF signals of the plurality of beams of RF signals from at least the RF transmitter device and the RF receiver device; and
receive the second set of beams of RF signals of the plurality of beams of RF signals from the passive reflector device.

US Pat. No. 10,510,298

PIXEL DRIVING CIRCUIT, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND TERMINAL

WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELEC...

1. A pixel driving circuit, comprising: a light-emitting device, an enabling unit, a first transistor, and a second transistor;wherein a first terminal of the light-emitting device connects with a first terminal of the enabling unit, and a second terminal of the light-emitting device is grounded, a power voltage (Vdd) accesses a second terminal of the enabling unit, a power voltage (Vdd) is applied to a second terminal of the enabling unit, a third terminal of the enabling unit connects with a source of the first transistor, a fourth terminal of the enabling unit receives an operating voltage (Vi), and a drain of the first transistor connects with a source of the second transistor, a gate of the first transistor receives a first enabling signal (EM[N+3]), and a gate of the second transistor receives a first scanning signal (Scan[N]), a drain of the second transistor is coupled with a grayscale data voltage (Vdata) signal, wherein the first enabling signal (EM[N+3]) and the first scanning signal (Scan[N]) are adapted for controlling the source of the first transistor to receive the grayscale data voltage (Vdata); and
wherein saturated current passing through the light-emitting device is relevant to the voltage of the power and the grayscale data voltage, when the light-emitting device emits light,
wherein the enabling unit includes a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a fifth transistor, a sixth transistor, a seventh transistor and a storage capacitor;
wherein a first terminal of the enabling unit is a drain of the fourth transistor, a second terminal of the enabling unit is juncture between a positive terminal of the storage capacitor and a source of the seventh transistor, a third terminal of the enabling unit is juncture between a source of the third transistor and a drain of the seventh transistor, and a fourth terminal of the enabling unit is a drain of the sixth transistor;
wherein a positive terminal of the storage capacitor connects with juncture between the power voltage (Vdd) and the drain of the seventh transistor, a negative terminal of the storage capacitor connects with juncture between a source of the sixth transistor and a gate terminal of the third transistor;
wherein the gate of the third transistor connects with a drain of the fifth transistor, the source of the third transistor T3 connects with juncture between the drain of the seventh transistor T7 and the drain of the first transistor T1, and the drain of the third transistor connects with juncture between the source of the fifth transistor and the source of the fourth transistor;
wherein a gate of the fourth transistor connects with a gate of the seventh transistor, an input signal of the gate in the fourth transistor and an input signal of the gate in the seventh transistor are second enabling signals (EN[N]), and the drain of the fourth transistor connects with a positive electrode of the light-emitting device;
wherein an input signal of a gate in the fifth transistor is the first scanning signal (Scan[N]); and
wherein an input signal of a gate in the sixth transistor is the second scanning signal (Scan[N?1]), and the drain of the sixth transistor is coupled with the operating voltage (Vi).

US Pat. No. 10,509,564

STORAGE SYSTEM INTERFACE

NetApp Inc., Sunnyvale, ...

1. A method comprising:receiving an operation request targeting a storage system entity;
utilizing an interface configuration specifying what attributes of the storage system entity are to be requested on demand, wherein the interface configuration can be reloaded during operation of the storage system entity, and wherein the attributes loaded on demand can be changed at runtime;
evaluating a storage system model, comprising entity models representing storage system entities of the storage system, using the interface configuration to identify a parent entity model and a child entity model comprising attributes and implementations of the storage system entity; and
implementing the operation request upon the storage system entity by:
utilizing the child entity model to override an attribute and implementation within the parent entity model using an attribute and implementation of the child entity model based upon both the child entity model and the parent entity model comprising the attribute and implementation; and
passing control from the child entity model to the parent entity model to implement the operation request using attributes and implementations of the parent entity model and the attribute and implementation of the child entity model.

US Pat. No. 10,509,436

DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE

WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELEC...

1. A display area, wherein the display area includes four sides and four corners, and all of the four corners are not right angles; anda border area, surrounding the display area, wherein four fold lines respectively parallel to the four sides are arranged in the border area, the four fold lines enclose a fold frame, the fold frame divides the border area into a first border area and a second border area, the second border area includes four borders and a turning portion connecting every two of the four borders, and the turning portions makes the four borders be independently folded along the fold frame,
wherein the four corners include round corners, elliptical corners, or chamfered corners, and
wherein the turning portion includes a first edge and a second edge connecting to the first edge, and the first edge and the second edge are curve edges.

US Pat. No. 10,508,775

LIGHT APPARATUS WITH ENLIGHTENED PATTERN

XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. L...

1. A light apparatus, comprising:a driver circuit for converting an external power source to a driving current;
an LED plate being connected to the driver circuit and having a first LED module and a second LED module, the first light emitting a first light with the driving current;
an optical light guide, as a first optical unit, having a bottom end facing to the first LED module for receiving the first light and having a top end forming an enlightened pattern where the first light escaped from the top end of the optical light guide;
a second optical unit for guiding a second light emitted from the second LED module to a lateral surface of the optical light guide, the lateral surface being between the top end and the bottom end of the optical light guide;
a connector for fixing the LED plate to the optical light guide for aligning the first LED module to emit the first light into the bottom end and for transmitting heat of the LED plate to the optical light guide; and
a bulb shell covering the optical light guide.

US Pat. No. 10,508,687

PIVOT ASSEMBLY BEARING DEVICE

Minebea Mitsumi Inc., Na...

1. A pivot assembly bearing device comprising:a shaft having an outer peripheral surface; and
a rolling bearing fixed to the shaft,
wherein an annular sealing surface axially overlapping with at least a part of an end surface of the rolling bearing is provided on an axially outer side of the rolling bearing, and
wherein an oil-repellent film is annularly formed on at least one of the sealing surface and a part of the outer peripheral surface of the shaft located axially outward from the rolling bearing.

US Pat. No. 10,508,404

BARRIER WALL AND METHOD AND SYSTEM OF MAKING A BARRIER WALL

DeWind One-Pass Trenching...

1. A barrier wall configured for formation and placement within a formed trench, the barrier wall formed from a plurality of wall segments, each wall segment comprising:a wall body including a front surface, a back surface, and an outer frame with a filler positioned therewithin, the outer frame further including a top surface, a bottom surface opposite the top surface, a tab side surface extending between the top surface and the bottom surface and a slot side surface extending between the top surface and the bottom surface opposite the tab side surface, to, in turn, define a rectangular cubic configuration, the filler comprising a concrete material;
a length coupling subassembly coupled to the wall body;
a width coupling subassembly coupled to the wall body,
a plurality of inner braces embedded within the filler, to, reinforce the same, and
a communication structure extending between the top surface and the bottom surface, the communication structure comprising a plurality of elongated tubes extending between the top surface and the bottom surface and further includes a manifold coupling a first end of a plurality of the plurality of elongated tubes, and an inlet providing ingress into the manifold;wherein, the plurality of wall segments can be attached to each other by joining at least one of the length coupling subassembly of one of the plurality of wall segments to another one of the plurality of wall segments, and the width coupling subassembly of one of the plurality of wall segments to another one of the plurality of wall segments.

US Pat. No. 10,507,611

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING A FILLED SBM BOTTLE

Fresenius Kabi Deutschlan...

1. A method for producing a container filled with an infusion solution and having a main body which includes a width extending along a first transverse axis (B) of the container, and a depth extending along a second transverse axis (T) of the container, which runs perpendicularly to the first transverse axis (B), and wherein the width of the main body is larger than the depth of the main body, the method comprising the following method steps:providing a preform having a hanger which is disposed on a base of the preform, wherein a transverse axis (QH) of the hanger is disposed so as to be transverse to the first transverse axis (B) of the container;
heating the provided preform in a heating installation;
infeeding the heated preform to a stretching and blowing apparatus;
stretching and blowing the preform in the stretching and blowing apparatus such that the container for the infusion solution is molded from the preform;
cleaning the molded container and optionally drying the cleaned container in a drying installation;
filling the cleaned and optionally dried container with at least one infusion solution in a filling system, by way of a filling opening which is present in the container,
closing the container by attaching a closure, to the filling opening of the container;
sterilizing the closed container in an autoclave, wherein the hanger of the preform prior to stretching and blowing in the stretching and blowing apparatus is aligned and turned over in the direction of the first transverse axis of the container molded from the preform, wherein the preform is moved through the heating installation and said preform along the circumference thereof is rotated at least in a part of the heating installation.

US Pat. No. 10,507,551

METAL PARTICLE AND ARTICLES FORMED THEREFROM

Napra Co., Ltd., Tokyo (...

1. A formed article containing a metal particle, wherein:the metal particle consists of a core part and an outer shell, the core part containing a metal or an alloy, the outer shell comprising an intermetallic compound and covering the core part;
50% or more of a total surface area of the core part is covered with the outer shell;
a particle size of the metal particle being from 1 ?m to 20 ?m;
the core part containing Sn or a Sn alloy; and
the outer shell containing an intermetallic compound of Sn and Cu.

US Pat. No. 10,507,486

SUPPORT APPARATUS FOR PART IN PAINTING PROCESS

Compagnie Plastic Omnium,...

1. A method for painting one or more components using a painting apparatus, the painting apparatus including an assembly of support members configured to support the one or more components and to move on one or more dollies through a series of stations, each support member of the assembly of support members being located on a lower portion of a substantially vertical support mast or an upper portion of the substantially vertical support mast, the lower portion of the substantially vertical support mast and the upper portion of the substantially vertical support mast being configured to be assembled and disassembled, the substantially vertical support mast forming, with at least one support member of the assembly of support members, a component support device when painting said one or more components, the method comprising:loading the one or more components to be painted on one or more support members of the assembly of support members supported by the lower portion of the substantially vertical support mast or the upper portion of the substantially vertical support mast;
attaching the upper portion of the substantially vertical support mast to the lower portion of the substantially vertical support mast via a first robot;
painting the one or more components on a painting process line;
detaching the upper portion of the substantially vertical support mast from the lower portion of the substantially vertical support mast via a second robot; and
removing the painted one or more components from the one or more support members of the assembly of support members.

US Pat. No. 10,512,189

SERVER WITH MOVEABLE SIGNAL CABLE AND CABLE SLEEVE

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A server, comprising:a housing that at least partially defines a sled channel and a cable channel;
a sled configured to be inserted into the sled channel of the housing at a first end of the housing and travel along a longitudinal axis of the housing;
a cable positioned within a cable sleeve, the cable sleeve being mounted to the sled;
an obstruction positioned at a first end of the housing and aligned with the cable channel and the cable sleeve along the longitudinal axis of the housing, wherein
the cable sleeve has a chamfered end piece, and wherein during insertion of the sled into the housing, the chamfered end piece of the cable sleeve is configured to contact the obstruction responsive to the sled being inserted into the housing to cause the cable sleeve to rotate away from the sled and the obstruction from a first position relative to the sled to a second position relative to the sled, the cable sleeve in the second position being positioned at least partially within the sled channel.

US Pat. No. 10,512,168

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPO...

1. An electronic device comprising:a printed circuit board having a first main surface;
an electronic part mounted on the first main surface; and
a first connection member connecting the printed circuit board and the electronic part,
the printed circuit board including at least one projection formed on the first main surface so as to project in a direction crossing the first main surface,
the at least one projection being formed outside a bottom surface of the electronic part located at a side of the first main surface,
the first connection member being in contact with at least part of the at least one projection, at least part of the bottom surface of the electronic part, and at least part of a lateral surface of the electronic part intersecting the bottom surface,
the first connection member is formed so as to entirely cover at least a top surface of the at least one projection,
the printed circuit board includes a wiring pattern formed on the first main surface,
the at least one projection is formed on a region of the first main surface in which the wiring pattern is not formed,
the at least one projection is formed at a spacing from a perimeter of the bottom surface, and
the spacing is greater than or equal to a height of the at least one projection in a direction perpendicular to the first main surface and is smaller than or equal to a width of the at least one projection in a direction extending along the first main surface and extending from the electronic part toward the at least one projection.

US Pat. No. 10,512,146

X-RAY TUBE CASING

General Electric Company,...

1. An x-ray tube casing for an x-ray tube insert, the casing comprising:a central frame adapted to receive the x-ray tube insert therein, the central frame including a side wall and at least one passage formed internally within the side wall, the passage having an inlet end and an outlet end, wherein the at least one internal passage comprises:
a first internal passage having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the first internal passage and is not in fluid communication with an interior space defined by the central frame; and
a second internal passage having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the second internal passage is in fluid communication with the interior space defined by the central frame.

US Pat. No. 10,512,126

TREATED HEATED WINDOW GRID FOR IMPROVED DURABILITY IN HARSH ENVIRONMENTS

GM Global Technology Oper...

1. A method comprising:providing a glass substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface;
disposing a ceramic frit comprising at least one bus bar and at least one grid line on the first surface to form a window assembly;
bathing the window assembly in a first bath solution; and
drying the window assembly;
wherein the first bath solution comprises nitric acid.

US Pat. No. 10,512,115

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING DATA TRANSMISSION

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A communication device of handling data transmission, comprising:a storage device, for storing instructions of:
configuring a first bearer and a second bearer according to at least one bearer configuration received from a network;
encrypting a first packet of a first flow into a first encrypted packet according to an encryption key and a first bearer identity of the first bearer;
receiving a first radio resource control (RRC) message from the network before transmitting the first encrypted packet to the network successfully, wherein the first RRC message configures the communication device to transmit at least one packet of the first flow via the second bearer to the network;
transmitting the first encrypted packet to the network via the first bearer, after receiving the first RRC message;
encrypting a second packet of the first flow into a second encrypted packet according to the encryption key and a second bearer identity of the second bearer in response to the first RRC message; and
transmitting the second encrypted packet to the network via the second bearer; and
a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.

US Pat. No. 10,512,109

TRANSMITTING COMMUNICATION DEVICE, RECEIVING COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREBY

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a transmitting communication device for handling communication for a wireless device in a communication network, wherein the communication network comprises one or more networks comprising partitioned sets of functionalities, wherein a first set of functionalities out of a total set of functionalities belongs to a first network slice supporting the wireless device, wherein the first set of functionalities is separated from another set of functionalities out of the total set of functionalities in the one or more networks, and wherein the transmitting communication device is a radio network node, the method comprising:obtaining information from a core network node when a Non Access Stratum Protocol Data Unit (NAS PDU) is sent to the wireless device, or from the wireless device when the NAS PDU is sent to the core network node, wherein the obtained information indicates that the first network slice is a supported network slice for the NAS PDU;
selecting a priority level of the NAS PDU based on the obtained information;
generating an indication based on the obtained information and the selected priority level of the NAS PDU; and
transmitting the NAS PDU and the indication over a signalling connection carrying NAS PDUs, to a receiving communication device, wherein the indication indicates that the NAS PDU is associated with the first network slice.

US Pat. No. 10,512,100

USER DEVICE-REQUESTED DOWNLINK PILOTS

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method for requesting downlink (DL) pilots by a user device, the method comprising: receiving, via a transceiver of the user device and over a wireless connection, a DL schedule for receiving data from a base station; determining, based at least in part on the DL schedule, a requested DL pilot (DLP) schedule, the requested DLP schedule indicating requested DLPs for transmission within a portion of the data; transmitting, via the transceiver of the user device and over the wireless connection, an indication of the requested DLP schedule; receiving, via the transceiver of the user device and over the wireless connection, the portion of the data including one or more transmitted DLPs on a transmission DLP schedule, the transmission DLP schedule being based at least in part on the indication of the requested DLP schedule; and decoding the portion of the data, the decoding based at least in part on the one or more transmitted DLPs.

US Pat. No. 10,512,095

USER EQUIPMENT AND METHODS OF BEARER OPERATION FOR CARRIER AGGREGATION

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) configured for dual connectivity with a Master evolved Node-B (MeNB) and a Secondary evolved Node-B (SeNB), the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry configured to:
decode downlink traffic packets received from the MeNB and from the SeNB as part of a split data radio bearer (DRB), wherein the split DRB is associated with two radio link control (RLC) entities;
decode a Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling received from the MeNB, the RRC signalling including a first indicator specifying whether the UE is to transmit uplink traffic packets on a Secondary Cell Group (SCG) supported by the SeNB, and a second indicator specifying a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) timer for reordering downlink traffic packets received out of sequence as part of the split DRB; and
based at least partly on the first indicator, encode the uplink traffic packets for transmission to a Master Cell Group (MCG) supported by the MeNB or the SCG as part of the split DRB; and
memory coupled to the processing circuitry, the memory configured to store the first and second indicators.

US Pat. No. 10,512,055

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSIGNING MOBILE SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION TO MULTIPLE DEVICES ACCORDING TO LOCATION

1. A device, comprising:a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, the operations comprising:
assigning a first international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) to a first communication device;
assigning the first IMSI to a second communication device for a registration service area;
responsive to a first determination that the first communication device is not authorized to use the first IMSI in the registration service area, transmitting instructions to a first registration function server, wherein the instructions enable the second communication device to register in the registration service area with the first IMSI;
identifying a second registration function server in another registration service area, wherein a communication service area comprises the registration service area and the another registration service area; and
transmitting instructions to the second registration function server, wherein the instructions enable the first communication device to register in the another registration service area with the first IMSI.

US Pat. No. 10,512,014

HANDOVER APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AVOIDING IN-DEVICE COEXISTENCE INTERFERENCE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method, comprising:establishing a wireless connection with a User Equipment (UE) via a first system, the first system corresponding to a mobile communication system, wherein the UE supports the first system and a second system;
transmitting a first message to a Target Base Station (TBS), by a Source Base Station (SBS), wherein the first message is a handover request message, wherein the first message includes Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) information related to avoidance of In-Device Coexistence (IDC) interference of the UE, wherein the TDM information related to the avoidance of IDC interference by the UE includes TDM pattern information, wherein the TDM pattern information corresponds to information on a subframe pattern in a bitmap form;
receiving a response to the first message from the TBS, by the SBS; and
transmitting a second message to the UE, by the SBS, for handover to the TBS.

US Pat. No. 10,511,998

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING FALSE SHORT MESSAGE SERVICE (SMS) DELIVERY REPORTS

Syniverse Technologies, L...

1. A method of detecting false Short Messaging System (SMS) delivery reports, the method comprising:defining one or more attributes representative of a genuine SMS delivery report;
creating a statistical model for a genuine SMS delivery report based upon the one or more attributes;
receiving a subsequent SMS delivery report;
analyzing the subsequent SMS delivery report using the statistical model to detect one or more anomalies in the subsequent SMS delivery report; and
determining that the subsequent SMS delivery report is a false SMS delivery report when one or more anomalies are detected.

US Pat. No. 10,511,573

AGILE NETWORK PROTOCOL FOR SECURE COMMUNICATIONS USING SECURE DOMAIN NAMES

VirnetX, Inc., Zephyr Co...

1. A device, comprising:a first communication interface connected to a first link having a first bandwidth;
a second communication interface connected to a second link having a second bandwidth, wherein the first bandwidth is greater than the second bandwidth;
memory storing instructions for a link guard function; and
one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to:
receive, via the first communication interface, a packet transmitted over the first link, the packet being destined for a node on the second link, wherein the node on the second link comprises an edge server;
determine that the first bandwidth of the first link is greater than the second bandwidth of the second link;
cryptographically authenticate the packet responsive to determining that the first bandwidth of the first link is greater than the second bandwidth of the second link;
determine, based on a result of cryptographically authenticating the packet, whether the packet belongs to a virtual private network;
when it is determined that the packet belongs to the virtual private network, transmitting the packet on the second link with a first quality of service; and
when it is determined that the packet does not belong to the virtual private network, transmitting the packet on the second link with a second quality of service that is lower than the first quality of service.

US Pat. No. 10,511,563

HASHES OF EMAIL TEXT

MICRO FOCUS LLC, Santa C...

1. A non-transitory machine-readable storage medium comprising instructions to trace and group a plurality of emails based on context, executable by a processing resource to:receive text of an email;
determine a header of an email message in the email;
determine a body of the email message;
modify text relating to the header to generate modified header text, wherein to modify the text relating to the header the instructions are further executable to:
indicate a beginning boundary and an ending boundary of the header, prior to a generation of a hash value representing the header, including marking the text of the email with a first tag to indicate where the header is located;
convert a text element in the header to a standard format; and
tokenize a word from the header to generate a first word link;
modify text relating to the body to generate modified body text, wherein to modify the text relating to the body the instructions are further executable to:
indicate a beginning boundary and an ending boundary of the body, including marking the text of the email with a second tag to indicate where the body is located;
convert a text element in the body to a standard format; and
tokenize a word from the body to generate a second word link;
generate the hash value representing the header using the modified header text and the first tag indicating where the header is located;
generate a hash value of the body using the modified body text and the second tag indicating where the body is located;
modify the text of the email to include the hash value representing the header as an attribute inside the first tag;
modify the text of the email to include the hash value of the body as an attribute inside the second tag; and
trace the modified email based on the hash value of the header.

US Pat. No. 10,511,169

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A DYNAMIC SWITCHABLE ACTIVE FRONT END—DYNAMIC SWITCHABLE ACTIVE HARMONIC FILTERING SYSTEM

Electronic Power Design, ...

1. A system for controlling a dynamic switchable active front end (DSAFE) and dynamic switchable active harmonic filter (DSAHF) on an oil rig, comprising:a processor in data communication with a non-transitory computer readable medium;
a computer program comprising computer executable instructions stored in the computer readable medium for execution by the processor, the computer program comprising:
instructions to determine a status of a first load on a first DSAFE/DSAHF;
instructions to when the status of the first load is “present”, switch the DSAFE/DSAHF to act as a DSAFE to provide power to the first load;
instructions to when the status of the first load is “absent” of the first load, switch out the first load to remove the first load from the first DSAFE/DSAHF;
and instructions to switch the first DSAFE/DSAHF to act as a DSAHF to provide active filtering on the first DSAHF on alternating current (AC) power bus providing to the oil rig;
and
instructions to sense on the first DSAFE/DSAHF acting as a DSAHF, harmonic distortion using a current transformer on a common AC bus, generate anti-harmonic currents and inject the generated anti-harmonic currents on to the common AC bus to cancel the harmonic currents in the AC power supplied to a second DSAFE/DSAHF.

US Pat. No. 10,510,321

MODULAR FLEXIBLE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHODS

Nanolumens Acquisition, I...

1. A modular display system mounted on a support frame, the system comprising:a) a plurality of display modules collectively creating a viewing plane on which an image is viewable, each of said plurality of display modules displaying at least a portion of said image, each of said plurality of display modules comprising:
i) a flexible substrate electrically connected to a plurality of light emitting elements disposed on a display plane in a predetermined pattern, said plurality of light emitting elements collectively displaying said image on said display plane;
ii) a releasable frame retention means coupled to said flexible substrate and having a retaining position and a non-retaining position, said retaining position effective for engaging a portion of said support frame, said retaining position effective for urging said display plane to be substantially co-planar with said viewing plane, said non-retaining position allowing said first display module to be removed from said viewing plane, said releasable frame retention means configured to be actuated between said retaining position and said non-retaining position from the display plane side of said display module;
iii) a first alignment feature coupled to said flexible substrate and disposed in a predetermined relationship to said display plane;
iv) a first complementary alignment feature coupled to said flexible substrate and disposed in a predetermined relationship to said first alignment feature;
v) each display module further characterized in that it has an installed position in which the releasable frame retention means is in said retaining position and said display plane is substantially co-planar with said viewing plane;
b) a structural member coupled to said support frame, said structural member operative in tension to create a curvature of at least a portion of said viewing plane;
c) said modular display system further characterized in that:
i) said plurality of display modules comprises a first and a second display module in the installed position and disposed adjacent to each other, the first alignment feature of the first display module operatively engaging the first complementary alignment feature of the second display module thereby causing said predetermined pattern of light emitting elements of said first display module to become aligned with the predetermined pattern of light emitting elements of the second display module, the alignment between said first and said second display modules causing no perceivable visual aberration on the viewing plane;
ii) the plurality of display modules in the installed position collectively create the viewing plane with no visual aberrations between adjacent display modules.

US Pat. No. 10,510,314

GOA CIRCUIT HAVING NEGATIVE GATE-SOURCE VOLTAGE DIFFERENCE OF TFT OF PULL DOWN MODULE

SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOE...

1. A gate driver on array (GOA) circuit, which comprises: at least nine cascading GOA units including a first to a fourth GOA units, a last fourth to a last GOA units, and at least one in-between GOA unit, with each GOA unit comprising: a pull up control module, an output module, a pull down module and a pull down maintenance module;for an N-th GOA unit of the at least nine cascading GOA unit, where N is a positive integer:
the pull up control module receiving a first control signal and a high voltage signal, connected to a first node, for pulling up voltage at the first node to the high voltage signal based on the cascade-propagate signal from (N?4)-th GOA unit; the output module receiving a clock signal and connected to the first node, for outputting a scan signal and a cascade-propagate signal under control by the voltage of the first node; the pull down module comprising a 41st TFT, the 41st TFT having a gate receiving a second control signal, a source connected to a predetermined signal, and a drain connected to the first node; the pull down maintenance module receiving the scan signal and a low voltage signal, connected to the first node, for maintaining the scan signal and the voltage of the first node at the low voltage signal after the pull down module pulling down the voltage of the first node;
wherein for the N-th GOA unit except the first to the fourth GOA units, the first control signal comprises a cascade propagate signal from an (N?4)-th GOA unit, and for each of the first to the fourth GOA units, the first control signal comprises a circuit start signal; and wherein for the N-th GOA unit except the last fourth to the last GOA units, the second control signal comprises a scan signal from an (N+4)-th GOA unit and the predetermined signal comprises the circuit start signal, and for each of the last fourth to the last GOA units, the second control signal comprises the circuit start signal and the predetermined signal comprises the low voltage signal;
the circuit start signal being a pulse signal, and the circuit start signal having a low voltage level lower than or equal to OV and higher than the low voltage signal.

US Pat. No. 10,509,067

METHOD FOR AC ARC FAULT DETECTION USING MULTIDIMENSIONAL ENERGY POINTS

Mersen USA Newburyport-MA...

1. A method for detecting arc faults in an AC circuit using arc fault detection circuitry communicatively coupled to a data acquisition device, the data acquisition device including a voltage measurement device, comprising:(a) measuring via the data acquisition device an AC voltage signal of the AC circuit to obtain one cycle of the AC voltage signal, and providing the measured AC voltage signal to the arc fault detection circuitry;
(b) obtaining by the arc fault detection circuitry a left-hand energy summation value and a right-hand energy summation value from the measured AC voltage signal, wherein the left-hand energy summation value is determined by summing left-hand energy values left of a zero-crossing and the right-hand energy summation value is determined by summing right-hand energy values right of the zero-crossing;
(c) obtaining by the arc fault detection circuitry a differential left-hand energy summation value and a differential right-hand energy summation value, wherein the differential left-hand energy summation value and differential right-hand energy summation value respectively indicate changes in the left-hand energy summation value and the right-hand energy summation value;
(d) obtaining by the arc fault detection circuitry a total energy summation value for use in generating stable arc boundaries, wherein the total energy summation value is a sum of the left-hand energy summation value and the right-hand energy summation value;
(e) determining by the arc fault detection circuitry whether both the differential left-hand energy summation value and the differential right-hand energy summation value are simultaneously inside their respective transient arc boundaries, wherein if both the differential left-hand energy summation value and the differential right-hand energy summation value are simultaneously inside their respective transient arc boundaries, then setting a potential arc flag;
(f) determining by the arc fault detection circuitry whether both the left-hand energy summation value and the right-hand energy summation value are simultaneously inside a stable arc boundary, wherein if both the left-hand energy summation value and the right-hand energy summation value are simultaneously inside the stable arc boundary, then setting the potential arc flag;
(g) detecting by the arc fault detection circuitry an arc fault if a predetermined number of consecutive potential arc flags are set; and
(h) repeating steps (a) through (g) a plurality of times to monitor for arc faults.

US Pat. No. 10,508,948

TURBINE ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR MEASURING THE VIBRATIONS TO WHICH A ROTATING BLADE IS SUBJECTED

SAFRAN HELICOPTER ENGINES...

1. An assembly for a turbine engine, the assembly comprising:a casing and an impeller rotatably movable in the casing, the impeller including at least one vane including a tip facing the casing,
wherein the tip includes a magnet and the casing includes a first electrical conductor and a second electrical conductor, each electrical conductor being configured to generate between terminals thereof an electrical voltage induced by the magnet of the facing tip representative of vibrations sustained by the tip of the vane when the impeller is set in rotation,
the first electrical conductor comprising a first central part extending around an axis of rotation of the impeller and including two facing ends, and the second electrical conductor comprising a second central part passing through a space left by the first central part between the two facing ends of the first central part.

US Pat. No. 10,508,604

FIRING FRACTION MANAGEMENT IN SKIP FIRE ENGINE CONTROL

Tula Technology, Inc., S...

1. A skip fire engine controller comprising:a firing fraction determining unit arranged to determine and output a commanded firing fraction;
a filter arranged to receive the commanded firing fraction and output an operational firing fraction, the filter being arranged to spread changes in the commanded firing fraction over multiple firing opportunities;
a firing controller arranged to direct firings in a skip fire manner that delivers the operational firing fraction; and
a filter bypass that causes the filter to be bypassed such that the commanded firing fraction is passed directly to the firing controller as the operational firing fraction in response to at least one predetermined type of circumstances.

US Pat. No. 10,508,118

PYRIMIDOPYRROLE COMPOUNDS, METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING THE SAME AND USES THEREOF

Xiamen University, Fujia...

1. A compound of formula I:whereinR? is H, Cl or Br;
R1 is selected from the group consisting of:
2)

 wherein Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5 are independently selected from the group consisting of:
(1) H, F, Cl, Br, I, nitro, cyano;
(2) C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 oxyalkyl, C1-C6 fluoroalkyl, C1-C6 fluoroalkoxy, N-methyl-4-piperidyl;
(3) N,N-dimethylamino, N,N-diethylamino, N,N-diisopropylamino, 2-N,N-dimethylaminoethylamino, 2-morpholinoethylamino, 2-(4-N-methylpiperazinyl)ethylamino, 3-N,N-dimethylaminopropylamino, 3-N,N-diethylaminopropylamino, 3-N,N-diisopropylaminopropylamino, 3-morpholinopropylamino, 3-(4-N-methylpiperazinyl)propylamino, N-methylpiperid-4-ylamino, N-ethylpiperid-4-ylamino, N-isopropylpiperid-4-ylamino;
(4) 2-N,N-dimethylaminoethoxy, 2-N,N-diethylaminoethoxy, 2-N,N-diisopropylaminoethoxy, 2-(N-methylpiperazinyl)ethoxy, 2-(N-acetylpiperazinyl)ethoxy, 2-morpholinoethoxy, 2-thiomorpholinoethoxy, 2-piperidylethoxy, 3-N,N-dimethylaminopropoxy, 3-N,N-diethylaminopropoxy, 3-N,N-diisopropylaminopropoxy, 3-(N-methylpiperazinyl)propoxy, 3-(N-acetylpiperazinyl)propoxy, 3-morpholinopropoxy, 3-thiomorpholinoethoxy, 3-piperidylpropoxy, 2-pyridylmethoxy, 3-pyridylmethoxy, 4-pyridylmethoxy, phenylmethoxy, monohalogen-substituted phenyl methoxy, gem-dihalogen substituted phenyl methoxy, hetero-dihalogen substituted phenyl methoxy;
(5) piperidyl, 4-N,N-dimethylaminopiperidyl, 4-N,N-diethylaminopiperidyl, 4-N,N-diisopropylaminopiperidyl, 4-hydroxypiperidyl, morpholino, 3,5-dimethylmorpholino, thiomorpholino, pyrrolidinyl, 3-N,N-dimethylpyrrolidinyl, 3-N,N-diethylpyrrolidinyl, N-methylpiperazinyl, N-ethylpiperazinyl, N-ispropylpiperazinyl, N-acetylpiperazinyl, N-tert-butoxyformylpiperazinyl, N-methylsulfonylpiperazinyl, N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazinyl, N-(2-cyanoethyl)piperazinyl, N-(3-hydroxypropyl)piperazinyl, N-(2-N,N-dimethylethyl)piperazinyl, N-(2-N,N-diethylethyl)piperazinyl, N-(3-N,N-dimethylpropyl)piperazinyl, N-(3-N,N-diethylpropyl)piperazinyl, 2-oxo-piperazin-4-yl, imidazolyl, 4-methylimidazolyl;
(6) 4-(N-methylpiperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-ethylpiperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-isopropylpiperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-acetylpiperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-tert-butoxyformyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-methylsulfonylpiperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(2-cyanoethyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(3-hydroxypropyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(2-N,N-dimethylethyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(2-N,N-diethylethyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(3-N,N-dimethylpropyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(N-(3-N,N-diethylpropyl)piperazinyl)piperidyl, 4-(pyrrolidinyl)piperidyl, 4-(3-N,N-dimethylpyrrolidinyl)piperidyl, N—(N-methyl-4-piperidyl)piperazinyl, N—(N-ethyl-4-piperidyl)piperazinyl;
(7) hydroxysulfonyl, aminosulfonyl, methylaminosulfonyl, ethylaminosulfonyl, propylaminosulfonyl, isopropylaminosulfonyl, cyclopropylaminosulfonyl, cyclobutylaminosulfonyl, cyclopentylaminosulfonyl, piperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 4-hydroxypiperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 4-N,N-dimethylpiperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 4-N,N-diethylpiperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, pyrrolidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 3-N,N-dimethylpyrrolidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 3-N,N-diethylpyrrolidin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-methylpiperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-ethylpiperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-acetylpiperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-tert-butoxyformylpiperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(2-cyanoethyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(2-N,N-dimethylethyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(2-N,N-diethylethyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(3-hydroxypropyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(3-N,N-dimethylpropyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, N-(3-N,N-diethylpropyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl, morpholino-1-sulfonyl, 3,5-dimethylmorpholino-1-sulfonyl, 4-(N-methyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 4-(N-ethyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, 4-(N-acetyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylsulfonyl, N—(N-methyl-4-piperidyl)piperazin-1-ylsulfonyl;
(8) hydroxycarbonyl, aminocarbonyl, methylaminocarbonyl, ethylaminocarbonyl, propylaminocarbonyl, isopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclobutylaminocarbonyl, cyclopentylaminocarbonyl, piperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 4-hydroxypiperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 4-N,N-dimethylpiperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 4-N,N-diethylpiperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, pyrrolidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 3-N,N-dimethylpyrrolidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 3-N,N-diethylpyrrolidin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-methylpiperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-ethylpiperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-acetylpiperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-tert-butoxycarbonylpiperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(2-cyanoethyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(2-N,N-dimethylethyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(2-N,N-diethylethyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(3-hydroxypropyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(3-N,N-dimethylpropyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, N-(3-N,N-diethylpropyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl, morpholino-1-carbonyl, 3,5-dimethylmorpholino-1-carbonyl, 4-(N-methyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 4-(N-ethyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, 4-(N-acetyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylcarbonyl, N—(N-methyl-4-piperidyl)piperazin-1-ylcarbonyl;
(9) methoxycarbonyl, ethoxycarbonyl, propoxycarbonyl, isopropoxycarbonyl, n-butoxycarbonyl, isobutoxycarbonyl, tert-butoxycarbonyl;
(10) aminoformamido, methylaminoformamido, ethylaminoformamido, propylaminoformamido, isopropylaminoformamido, cyclopropylaminoformamido, cyclobutylaminoformamido, cyclopentylaminoformamido, piperidin-1-ylformamido, 4-hydroxypiperidin-1-ylformamido, 4-N,N-dimethylpiperidin-1-ylformamido, 4-N,N-diethylpiperidin-1-ylformamido, pyrrolidin-1-ylformamido, 3-N,N-dimethylpyrrolidin-1-ylformamido, 3-N,N-diethylpyrrolidin-1-ylformamido, N-methylpiperazin-1-ylformamido, N-ethylpiperazin-1-ylformamido, N-acetylpiperazin-1-ylformamido, N-tert-butoxycarbonylpiperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(2-cyanoethyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(2-N,N-dimethylethyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(2-N,N-diethylethyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(3-hydroxypropyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(3-N,N-dimethylpropyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, N-(3-N,N-diethylpropyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido, morpholino-1-formamido, 3,5-dimethylmorpholino-1-formamido, 4-(N-methyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylformamido, 4-(N-ethyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylformamido, 4-(N-acetyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidin-1-ylformamido, N—(N-methyl-4-piperidyl)piperazin-1-ylformamido;
(11) aminoacetamido, N-tert-butoxycarbonylacetamido, N-acetylaminoacetamido, acrylamido, cyclopropionamido, chloroacetamido, piperidylacetamido, 4-hydroxypiperidylacetamido, 4-N,N-dimethylpiperidylacetamido, 4-N,N-diethylpiperidylacetamido, pyrrolidinylacetamido, 3-N,N-dimethylpyrrolidinylacetamido, 3-N,N-diethylpyrrolidinylacetamido, N-methylpiperazinylacetamido, N-ethylpiperazinylacetamido, N-acetylpiperazinylacetamido, N-tert-butoxycarbonylpiperazinylacetamido, N-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazinylacetamido, N-(2-cyanoethyl)piperazinylacetamido, N-(2-N,N-dimethylethyl)piperazinylacetamido, N-(2-N,N-diethylethyl)piperazinylacetamido, N-(3-hydroxypropyl)piperazinylacetamido, N-(3-N,N-dimethylpropyl)piperazinylacetamido, N-(3-N,N-diethylpropyl)piperazinylacetamido, morpholino-1-acetamido, 3,5-dimethylmorpholinoacetamido, 4-(N-methyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidylacetamido, 4-(N-ethyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidylacetamido, 4-(N-acetyl-1-piperazinyl)piperidylacetamido, N—(N-methyl-4-piperidyl)piperazinylacetamido; 4-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)piperidylacetamido, 2-methylaminoacetamido, 2-(1-methylethyl)aminoacetamido; N-benzyloxycarbonyl-2-methylaminoacetamido;
(12) Z2 and Z3 can form substituted or unsubstituted 5- or 6-membered oxygen-containing ring; the substituents may be selected from the same substituents for Z1;
(13) Z2 and Z3 can form substituted or unsubstituted 5- or 6-membered nitrogen-containing ring; the substituents may be selected from the same substituents for Z1;
A is a direct bond;
X is a NH, S or O;
R2 is selected from the group consisting of:
2)

 wherein A1 is selected from the group consisting of:
(1) F, Cl, Br, I, cyano, trifluoromethyl, trifluoromethoxy, nitro;
(2) methylthio, ethylthio, isopropylthio, methylsulfinyl, ethylsulfinyl, isopropylsulfinyl, methylsulfonyl, ethylsulfonyl, isopropylsulfonyl, methylsulfonylamino, methoxycarbonyl, ethoxycarbonyl, propoxycarbonyl, isopropoxycarbonyl, n-butoxycarbonyl, isobutoxycarbonyl, tert-butoxycarbonyl, methylaminocarbonyl, ethylaminocarbonyl, propylaminocarbonyl, isopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclobutylaminocarbonyl, cyclopentylaminocarbonyl, dimethylphosphinyl, diethylphosphinyl, diisopropylphosphinyl;
wherein A3 is selected from the group consisting of:
(1) H, F, trifluoromethyl, trifluoromethoxy, nitro;
(2) methylthio, ethylthio, isopropylthio, methylsulfinyl, ethylsulfinyl, isopropylsulfinyl, methylsulfonyl, ethylsulfonyl, isopropylsulfonyl, methylsulfonylamino, methoxycarbonyl, ethoxycarbonyl, propoxycarbonyl, isopropoxycarbonyl, n-butoxycarbonyl, isobutoxycarbonyl, tert-butoxycarbonyl, methylaminocarbonyl, ethylaminocarbonyl, propylaminocarbonyl, isopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclobutylaminocarbonyl, cyclopentylaminocarbonyl, dimethylphosphinyl, diethylphosphinyl, diisopropylphosphinyl;
wherein A2, A4 and A5 are independently selected from the group consisting of:
(1) H, F, Cl, Br, I, cyano, trifluoromethyl, trifluoromethoxy, nitro;
(2) methylthio, ethylthio, isopropylthio, methylsulfinyl, ethylsulfinyl, isopropylsulfinyl, methylsulfonyl, ethylsulfonyl, isopropylsulfonyl, methylsulfonylamino, methoxycarbonyl, ethoxycarbonyl, propoxycarbonyl, isopropoxycarbonyl, n-butoxycarbonyl, isobutoxycarbonyl, tert-butoxycarbonyl, methylaminocarbonyl, ethylaminocarbonyl, propylaminocarbonyl, isopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclobutylaminocarbonyl, cyclopentylaminocarbonyl, dimethylphosphinyl diethylphosphinyl, diisopropylphosphinyl;
3)

wherein Y is NH, S or O,
A6, A7, As, A9, A10, A11 are independently selected from the group consisting of:
(1) H, F, Cl, Br, I, cyano, trifluoromethyl, trifluoromethoxy, nitro;
(2) methoxycarbonyl, ethoxycarbonyl, propoxycarbonyl, isopropoxycarbonyl, n-butoxycarbonyl, isobutoxycarbonyl, tert-butoxycarbonyl, methylaminocarbonyl, ethylaminocarbonyl, propylaminocarbonyl, isopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclobutylaminocarbonyl, cyclopentylaminocarbonyl;
4)

wherein A12 is selected from the group consisting of:
(1) H, F, Cl, Br, I, cyano, trifluoromethyl, trifluoromethoxy, nitro,
(2) methoxycarbonyl, ethoxycarbonyl, propoxycarbonyl, isopropoxycarbonyl, n-butoxycarbonyl, isobutoxycarbonyl, tert-butoxycarbonyl, methylaminocarbonyl, ethylaminocarbonyl, propylaminocarbonyl, isopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclopropylaminocarbonyl, cyclobutylaminocarbonyl, cyclopentylaminocarbonyl, methylsulfinyl, ethylsulfinyl, isopropylsulfinyl, methylsulfonyl, ethylsulfonyl, isopropylsulfonyl;
Y2, Y3, Y4 are selected from the group consisting of:
Y2 is N, Y3 is N-A13, Y4 is CH or N;
Y2 is N, Y3 is C-A13, Y4 is N, O or S;
Y2 is O or S, Y3 is N-A13, Y4 is CH;
Y2 is O or S, Y3 is C-A13, Y4 is N; and
Y2 is C, Y3 is N-A13, Y4 is O or S;
wherein A13 is H, C1-C6 alkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C2-C6 alkynyl, C3-C6 cycloalkyl;
R3 is H, C1-C6 alkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C2-C6 alkynyl, C3-C6 cycloalkyl, or a stereoisomer, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, or a pharmaceutically acceptable solvate thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,508,026

MONOLITHICALLY INTEGRATED MULTI-SENSOR DEVICE ON A SEMICONDUCTOR SUBSTRATE AND METHOD THEREFOR

Versana Micro Inc., Scot...

1. A monolithically integrated multi-sensor (MIMs) comprising:a first integrated circuit comprising:
a pressure sensor configured to measure a parameter; and
a first MEMs sensor configured to measure a first parameter; and
a second MEMs sensor configured to measure a second parameter wherein the the first parameter, the second parameter and the parameter measured by the microphone are different and wherein the microphone, the first MEMs sensor, and the second MEMs sensor are formed on or in a single semiconductor substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,507,874

MODULAR SYSTEMS FOR USE WITH VEHICLES, FOR MOUNTING ACCESSORIES AND RELATED METHODS

Robert Crandall, Yorba L...

1. A modular support system for mounting on a bed of a vehicle comprising:a first side support and a second side support, each side support comprising a vertical portion, a lower base portion extending from the vertical portion, and a center support joiner comprising an internal cavity having a non-circular shape along an end cross-section;
a first bar extension having a first free end and a second free end, said first free end projects into the internal cavity of the center support joiner of the first side support and the second free end having a coupling support mounted thereon;
a second bar extension having a first free end and a second free end, said first free end projects into the internal cavity of the center support joiner of the second side support and the second free end having a coupling support mounted thereon;
a center support directly or indirectly attached to the two coupling supports located on the first and second bar extensions; and
wherein the first and second bar extensions define a lengthwise axis passing through the first and second bar extensions and the center support is located, elevation-wise, above the lengthwise axis.

US Pat. No. 10,507,835

SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING CORNERING OF VEHICLE AND METHOD THEREOF

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A system for controlling cornering of a vehicle, the system comprising:a power train comprising an engine and a transmission;
a suspension system connected to a driving wheel, wherein the driving wheel is configured to receive power from the power train;
a data detector configured to detect a lateral acceleration and a displacement of an accelerator pedal; and
a vehicle controller configured to:
determine whether a cornering control condition is satisfied based on the lateral acceleration;
when the cornering control condition is satisfied, calculate a sport index based on the displacement of the accelerator pedal and a predetermined value;
set operating modes of the power train and the suspension system based on at least one of the sport index or the lateral acceleration;
calculate a modified displacement by adding the displacement of the accelerator pedal and the predetermined value; and
calculate the sport index based on the modified displacement.

US Pat. No. 10,507,059

MELANIN ABLATION GUIDED BY STEPWISE MULTI-PHOTON ACTIVATED FLUORESCENCE

Zhenhua Lai, Fremont, CA...

1. A method of ablating melanin comprising:inducing stepwise multi-photon fluorescence in melanin within a region of tissue;
detecting the fluorescence from the melanin in the region; and
ablating at least a portion of the melanin from which the fluorescence is detected.

US Pat. No. 10,507,012

VEIN HARVESTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC...

13. A system for harvesting a section of a vessel from an incision in a human or animal body, the system comprising:a telescoping member having a first segment and a second segment, wherein the second segment is sized to fit within a lumen of the first segment, and wherein the second segment is adjustable to move from a first position in which a portion of the second segment is disposed within a portion of the first segment to a second position that is distal to the first position;
a blunt tip extending distally relative to a distal end of the telescoping member, wherein the blunt tip tapers at a distal end;
an optical path extending through the telescoping member to provide a view of a dissection area through the telescoping member; and
a cutting assembly associated with the second segment so that when the second segment is in the second position the cutting assembly is actuatable via an actuator to cut a blood vessel in the view of the dissection area, wherein the cutting assembly is disposed off-center with respect to a central axis of the telescoping member.
US Pat. No. 10,507,363

METALLIC MONOMER USED AS IONOMERIC ADDITIVES FOR IONOMERS AND POLYOLEFINS

Taylor Made Golf Company,...

1. A golf ball comprising:(a) a core:
(b) an outer cover layer; and
(c) at least one intermediate layer having a thickness of 0.030 inches to 0.400 inches,
wherein the intermediate layer comprises an ionomer made by blending:
(i) a metallic coagent, wherein the metallic coagent is a metal cinnamate; and
(ii) at least one polyolefin.

US Pat. No. 10,512,193

COOLING CHASSIS FOR A COOLING SYSTEM

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...

1. A cooling chassis for cooling a computer system comprising:a housing configured to allow air to pass through in a housing air flow direction;
a first radiator within the housing, the first radiator being oriented at a first oblique angle relative to the housing air flow direction;
a first fan configured to direct air through the first radiator in a first fan air flow direction oblique to the housing air flow direction; and
a second fan configured to direct air at least partially through the first radiator in a second fan air flow direction, parallel to the housing air flow direction.

US Pat. No. 10,512,143

METHOD FOR COMMISSIONING LIGHTING SYSTEM COMPONENTS USING VOICE COMMANDS

Universal Lighting Techno...

1. A lighting control system comprising:a first device mounted in association with a lighting zone to be commissioned and comprising data storage;
a plurality of second devices in operable connection with the first device; and
a controller configured upon actuation of a commissioning mode via the first device, to direct the performance of a set of commissioning operations for each of the plurality of second devices, said operations comprising
providing an audio and/or visual notification corresponding to at least one of the plurality of second devices,
translating voice commands received via a microphone operably associated with the first device into device configuration data,
storing the device configuration data in the data storage and in association with an address for the at least one of the plurality of second devices.

US Pat. No. 10,512,084

MASTER NODE AND A METHOD THEREIN FOR HANDLING CONNECTIONS TO SLAVE DEVICES

Telefonaktiebolaget L M E...

1. A method performed by a master node for handling connections to slave devices, which connections are Bluetooth connections, and which master node and slave devices operate in a Bluetooth communication system, the method comprising:allocating to a first group of slave devices a first set of channels;
allocating to a second group of slave devices a second set of channels where the first set of channels relates to a first part of a frequency band supported by the master node and the second set of channels relates to a second part of the frequency band that is different from the first part of the frequency band;
assigning to the first group a first connection, between the master node and a first slave device, to use channels comprised in the first set of channels;
attenuating, using a first filter, for the first connection in the first group, signals relating to any other group of slave devices being allocated a set of channels, including the second group;
assigning to the second group a second connection, between the master node and a second slave device, to use channels comprised in the second set of channels; and
attenuating, using a second filter, for the second connection in the second group, signals related to any other group of slave devices being allocated a set of channels, including the first group;
wherein the master node includes one or more antennas each connected to at least one of a first antenna and a second antenna.

US Pat. No. 10,512,078

RADIO COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A first radio communication apparatus, comprising:circuitry configured to:
control radio communication with a second radio communication apparatus which is a transmission destination;
hierarchize first information for communication by the second radio communication apparatus,
wherein the second radio communication apparatus assigns a first radio resource to the first radio communication apparatus;
control addition of the hierarchized first information to a first frame within such a range that transmission of the first frame is possible based on the assigned first radio resource;
store second information related to the hierarchization in at least one of a header of the first frame or a field within a body of the first frame; and
transmit the first frame to the second radio communication apparatus based on the assigned first radio resource, wherein the transmitted first frame includes the hierarchized first information added within the range.

US Pat. No. 10,512,047

ACCESS POINT (AP), STATION (STA) AND METHOD OF MULTI-USER (MU) LOCATION MEASURMENT

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of an access point (AP), the apparatus comprising: memory; and processing circuitry, configured to:contend for a transmission opportunity (TXOP) to obtain access to a channel;
encode a first trigger frame (TF), to determine which of a plurality of stations (STAs) request to participate in a multi-user (MU) ranging, the first TF indicating orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) resource units (RUs) for the plurality of STAs to transmit service requests;
configure the AP to transmit the first TF;
decode service requests for the MU ranging from two or more STAs of the plurality of STAs, wherein the decoding is in accordance with the OFDMA RUs;
encode, for transmission during the TXOP, a second TF to indicate that the two or more STAs are to transmit uplink sounding frames in accordance with first multi-user (MU) multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) (MU-MIMO) RUs, wherein the second TF is a TF for Location (TFL), and wherein the second TF includes a TF type parameter that indicates a TF type from a group of candidate TF types that includes at least the TFL;
configure the AP to transmit the second TF;
decode the uplink sounding frames in accordance with the first MU-MIMO RUs;
encode, for transmission during the TXOP, downlink sounding frames to the two or more STAs
configure the AP to transmit the downlink sounding frames and
encode, for transmission during the TXOP, downlink location measurement reports (LMRs) to the two or more STAs, wherein a corresponding downlink LMR of the downlink LMRs comprises a reception time when a corresponding uplink sounding frame of the uplink sounding frames is received at the AP and a transmission time when a corresponding downlink sounding frame of the downlink sounding frames is transmitted.

US Pat. No. 10,511,989

TRAFFIC SHAPING MECHANISM FOR UE POWER SAVING IN IDLE MODE

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE), comprising:processing a data packet to be sent to a base station by a UE modem in a wireless network, wherein the UE is in radio resource control (RRC) Idle mode;
identifying the data packet to be associated with a traffic type;
entering RRC Connected mode and thereby transmitting the data packet to the network if the data packet belongs to a normal traffic type;
selecting a triggering condition by the UE modem from a plurality of predefined triggering conditions based on a plurality of predefined UE conditions; and
buffering the data packet if the data packet belongs to a background traffic type, wherein the UE is prohibited from entering RRC Connected mode until a triggering condition is satisfied.

US Pat. No. 10,511,921

AUTOMATED FITTING OF HEARING DEVICES

1. A method of pre-fitting a customizable sound processing device for a user, the method executed by a computing device and comprising:obtaining a hearing map representing the user's hearing, the hearing map being obtained by:
playing back acoustic signals to the user, the acoustic signals comprising at least one synthesized or recorded spoken word;
obtaining user input related to the user's perceptions of the acoustic signals, by providing a user interface through which the user may enter the word or words which the user heard;
determining an accuracy of the user input relative to the word or words actually played back and estimating, directly from the user input and without any intervening process of user specific testing, a percentage of information transmitted to the user; and
estimating, directly from the percentage of information transmitted to the user and without any intervening process of user-specific testing, hearing map parameters within specific frequency bands so as to derive the hearing map representing the user's hearing;
establishing a virtual signal processing path in the computing device which reflects a signal processing function of the customizable sound processing device;
updating parameters of the virtual signal processing path based on said hearing map; and
passing an audio signal through the virtual signal processing path and playing back the processed audio signal to the user.

US Pat. No. 10,511,664

MODIFYING DATA RESOURCES WITHIN PARTY-PARTITIONED STORAGE AREAS

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICE...

18. A method of operating a server system, the method comprising:providing a physically separate storage area for each of a plurality of respective parties including a first party and a second party;
within at least one of the storage areas comprising a first storage area, storing a primary instance of a data resource of the first party;
in response to determining the second party is allowed access to the data resource of the first party, establishing a secondary copy of the data resource of the first party in a second storage area of the second party; and
when the second party modifies the data resource of the first party, modifying the primary instance of the data resource in the first storage area and propagating the modification from the primary instance to the secondary copy in the second storage area.

US Pat. No. 10,511,544

PATH COMPUTATION ELEMENT PROTOCOL RESPONSE AND SIMPLE NETWORK MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL CONFIRMATION FOR TUNNEL CONFIGURATION

1. A device comprising:a processor deployed in a telecommunication network; and
a computer-readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations, the operations comprising:
receiving a request from a router of the telecommunication network for a tunnel to a destination in the telecommunication network;
sending a response to the router, wherein the response includes at least one path comprising the tunnel through the telecommunication network to the destination;
receiving a trap message from the router, wherein the trap message includes a confirmation that the at least one path is deployed and is in use in routing of traffic by the router; and
updating, responsive to the confirmation, at least one record for the at least one path in response to the trap message, wherein the updating comprises updating a status of a utilization of the at least one path in the at least one record.

US Pat. No. 10,511,417

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-CARRIER COMMUNICATIONS WITH VARIABLE CHANNEL BANDWIDTH

INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II ...

1. A cellular base station comprising:circuitry configured to transmit a broadcast channel in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) core-band, wherein the core-band includes an operating center frequency and a first plurality of subcarriers, wherein the core-band is utilized to communicate a primary preamble sufficient to enable radio operations with a mobile station via the core-band, the primary preamble comprising an OFDM symbol corresponding to a particular frequency pattern within the core-band; and
circuitry configured to transmit, after radio operations with the mobile station is established via the core-band, control and data signals to the mobile station using a variable band that includes the first plurality of subcarriers of the core-band and a second plurality of subcarriers of a sideband, and receive, after radio operations with the mobile station is established via the core-band, data signals from the mobile station via the first and second plurality of subcarriers of the variable band.

US Pat. No. 10,511,154

ELECTRICAL SWITCHGEAR SYSTEM

ABB Schweiz AG, Baden (C...

1. An electrical switchgear system, comprising:a switchgear enclosure including a plurality of compartments housing switchgear components, the switchgear components comprising at least a circuit breaker, a cable system and a bus bar system, and wherein the plurality of compartments includes at least a circuit breaker compartment, a cable compartment and a bus bar compartment that are constructed to house at least a portion of the respective circuit breaker, cable system and bus bar system;
a first side vent box including a first plurality of vent chambers in fluid communication with first selected compartments of the plurality of compartments and disposed on a first side of the switchgear enclosure, wherein at least one vent chamber of the first plurality of vent chambers is constructed to transmit cooling air to at least one compartment of the first selected compartments, and wherein at least another vent chamber of the first plurality of vent chambers is constructed to exhaust used cooling air from at least another compartment of the first selected compartments; and
a second side vent box including a second plurality of vent chambers in fluid communication with second selected compartments of the plurality of compartments and disposed on an opposite side of the switchgear enclosure, wherein at least one vent chamber of the second plurality of vent chambers is constructed to transmit cooling air to at least one compartment of the second selected compartments, and wherein at least another vent chamber of the second plurality of vent chambers is constructed to exhaust used cooling air from at least another compartment of the second selected compartments.

US Pat. No. 10,510,619

SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A method for manufacturing a semiconductor structure, comprising:forming a plurality of fin structures and a plurality of trenches over a semiconductor substrate, wherein the fin structures are spaced apart by the trenches, and the fin structures are covered by a mask layer;
forming a dielectric layer over the substrate, wherein the dielectric layer is in the plurality of trenches;
annealing the dielectric layer;
removing the dielectric layer outside the plurality of trenches;
forming a plurality of dopants in the dielectric layer when the fin structures are covered by the mask layer, after the removing the dielectric layer outside the plurality of trenches; and
after the dopants are formed in the dielectric layer, lowering a top surface of the dielectric layer to a level below a top surface of the fin structures by referring to a distribution of a doping concentration of the dopants to remove a portion of the dielectric layer in the trenches, wherein a middle portion between the top surface at the level and a bottom surface of the dielectric layer has a highest density of the doping concentration.

US Pat. No. 10,510,299

PIXEL ILLUMINATION COMPENSATION METHOD, PIXEL ILLUMINATION COMPENSATION APPARATUS AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCORPORATING THE APPARATUS

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...

1. A pixel compensation method for compensation of pixels in an electroluminescent display panel, wherein the electroluminescent display panel comprises a plurality of pixels and a plurality of detection lines, each column of the pixels corresponds to one of the detection lines, each of the pixels comprises a plurality of sub-pixels of different colors, respective sub-pixels in a same pixel are coupled to a same detection line, the sub-pixels of a same color in each row are divided into a first sub-pixel column and a second sub-pixel column that are alternately arranged, the first sub-pixel column is one of an odd column of the sub-pixels of the same color in the row and an even column of the sub-pixels of the same color in the row, the pixel compensation method comprising:in a compensation stage of a compensation period, in a blanking section of a (2n?1)th display frame, charging the detection line corresponding to the first sub-pixel column of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in a nth row, detecting a resulting voltage on the detection line corresponding to each of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in the nth row, and determining a detection voltage corresponding to the first sub-pixel column in the nth row according to the resulting voltage, where n is an integer greater than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to N, and N is a number of rows of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in the electroluminescent display panel;
in the blanking section of a (2n)th display frame, charging the detection line corresponding to the second sub-pixel column of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in the nth row, detecting the resulting voltage on the detection line corresponding to each of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in the nth row, and determining the detection voltage corresponding to the second sub-pixel column in the nth row according to the resulting voltage; and
determining a data voltage of each of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in the nth row for display frames after the (2n)th display frame according to the detection voltage corresponding to each of the sub-pixels of the same color to be compensated in the nth row.

US Pat. No. 10,510,058

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING ORDERS

1. A printing system comprising:a printing component configured to print paper-based receipts;
an electroacoustic output component;
a user input device;
a network interface;
one or more processors in communication with the electroacoustic output component and the network interface; and
a memory containing instructions executable by the one or more processors, wherein the instructions comprise:
receiving an identification of a set of one or more products selected by a first user via a device separate from the printing system and received via the network interface,
printing a description of the set of one or more products,
in response to receiving the identification of the set of one or more products, incrementing a value,
decrementing said value in response to receiving, from a second user via the user input device, an acknowledgement that the identification of the set of one or more products has been received, and
emitting, via the electroacoustic output component, a first series of audibly distinguishable signals and a second series of audibly distinguishable signals, wherein the number of signals in the first series and the number of signals in the second series is based on said value.

US Pat. No. 10,510,010

METHODS FOR AUTOMATICALLY GENERATING ACCURATE MODELS IN REDUCED TIME

Liquid Biosciences, Inc.,...

1. A method for simulating a biological process within an ecological environment through computer modeling, the method comprising the steps of, using an at least one hardware processor:creating a first agent and a second agent within a digital environment, wherein the first agent comprises a first algorithm capable of processing data and an agent attribute, and the second agent comprises a second algorithm capable of processing data;
generating a predicted outcome based on applying the first algorithm to a feature of a set of data, wherein the set of data comprises the feature and an outcome;
comparing the predicted outcome to the outcome of the set of data;
modifying an attribute of the first agent based on the comparison; and
combining, based on the modified attribute of the first agent, the first and the second algorithms to create a third algorithm.

US Pat. No. 10,509,980

METHOD TO PROVIDE A VEHICLE ENVIRONMENT CONTOUR POLYLINE FROM DETECTION DATA

APTIV TECHNOLOGIES LIMITE...

1. A method of generating a polyline representing a contour of one or more objects of a vehicle environment, said polyline comprising a series of one or more segments of straight lines, said method comprising:a) formulating a series of spatially ordered points in 2-dimensional space, each representing a point detection with respect to one or more objects in said environment determined by a vehicle on-board detection system;
b) connecting the end points of said series of ordered points with a first straight line segment, and determining a shortest distance between intermediate points and the first straight line segment;
c) determining from step b) a threshold based on a measure of the dispersion of the intermediate points around said first straight line segment;
d) for each side of said first straight line segment determining, for any points that lie on that respective side, which point is furthest from said first straight line segment;
e) determining any of the points found in step d) which are further from the first straight line segment than said threshold;
f) formulating a 2-dimensional polyline comprising plurality of straight line segments connecting the end points via any of said points determined from step e); and
determining an uncertainty region based on distance between the segment and the point furthest from the segment.

US Pat. No. 10,509,622

AUDIO CONTENT PRODUCTION, AUDIO SEQUENCING, AND AUDIO BLENDING SYSTEM AND METHOD

SUPER HI-FI, LLC, Los An...

14. A production content server system comprising:a computing device comprising at least one processor;
a non-transitory computer readable medium, having stored thereon, instructions that when executed by the computing device, cause the computing device to perform operations comprising:
causing a content maker engine to couple to at least one content server or database, the at least one content server or database including at least one content audio file,
the at least one content audio file comprising content from at least one content source, the content including at least one of audio and video; and
receiving from a user content break parameters including at least one of a type of content, a content age or currency, a number of content articles to include, a language, a start time, a volume, a duration of a single content article or group of content articles;
retrieving at least one content audio file by accessing the production content database, the at least one content audio file selected based at least in part on the content break parameters;
attempting preparation of at least one sequence including a timing to voice start using the at least one content file, wherein a successful attempt is based at least in part on user provided priorities, one or more priorities from the content break parameters, and one or more parameters from the at least one new content audio file; and
for a successful attempt, using the sequence, processing a production break audio file including the at least one content audio file; and
for an unsuccessful attempt, returning to retrieving at least one content audio file and repeating attempting preparation of the at least one sequence using a greater number of breadth of content themes and content times than used in any one previous attempt; and
blending the at least one production break audio file with at least one other content file.

US Pat. No. 10,508,892

DISTRIBUTED FUZE ARCHITECTURE FOR HIGHLY RELIABLE SUBMUNITIONS

The United States of Amer...

1. A submunition delivery device, comprising:a master electronics module;
a submunition module operatively being connected to said master electronics module and comprising a plurality of submunition banks being separated by bulkheads, wherein each of said submunition banks includes a plurality of submunitions;
a base plug module operatively being connected to said submunition module; and
a distributed fuze module being operatively connected to said master electronics module for limiting a detrimental effect of said plurality of submunitions upon a collision by arming said plurality of submunitions before a dispense action,
wherein each of said plurality of submunitions comprises:
a warhead;
a fuze can adaptor connected to said warhead;
an electronic submunition fuze operatively connected to said warhead, wherein said electronic submunition fuze comprises at least one of a high voltage fireset with initiator and a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) safe and arm device; and
a plurality of aero-dynamic elements operatively connected to a submunition, wherein said plurality of aero-dynamic elements comprises any of fins, parachutes, and air-decelerators.

US Pat. No. 10,508,776

ANTI-DETACHMENT CAPPER FOR LED RETROFIT LAMPS

CURRENT LIGHTING SOLUTION...

1. A capper component for an illuminating lamp, comprising a first portion formed of a first material and a second portion formed of a second material different from the first material, the second portion in contact with the first portion, the first portion configured to threadedly engage within a standard threaded metal base component of the illuminating lamp, wherein the second portion is formed by a forming process on an inner surface of the first portion and an outer surface of the first portion, said second portion touching said inner surface of the first portion and said outer surface of the first portion.

US Pat. No. 10,508,614

ARBITRATION STRATEGY FOR SLOW RESPONSE AND FAST RESPONSE TORQUE REQUESTS

Cummins IP, Inc., Columb...

1. A system for managing engine output, comprising:a machine manager module programmed to receive at least one of a torque input and an acceleration input and, in response, generate a torque request for an engine;
a combustion module coupled to the machine manager module and programmed to receive the torque request, the combustion module comprising:
a slow response control pathway that at least partially controls torque of the engine based on the torque request, and
a fast response control pathway that at least partially controls torque of the engine based on the torque request, the fast response control pathway programmed to:
determine an amount of the torque request that can be provided by the fast response pathway based on a governed torque fraction value and a torque fraction value, the governed torque fraction value based on information indicative of existing operating conditions of the spark timing actuator of the engine, and the torque fraction value indicative of a total torque request value and an anticipated future torque demand value, and
manage a spark timing actuator of an engine to produce the amount of torque that can be provided by the fast response pathway; and
an arbitration module structured to determine a remaining amount of the torque request that cannot be provided by the fast response control pathway based on an existing operating condition of the engine, and to command the slow response control pathway to provide the remaining amount of the torque request.

US Pat. No. 10,508,446

BRIDGE CLIP

Telling Industries, LLC, ...

1. A bridge clip (100) comprising:a web (200) having a web length (210) and a web width (220) defining a web plane with a web axis (230) in a direction of the web length, a web first edge (240) substantially parallel to the web axis, and a web second edge (250) substantially parallel to the web axis;
a first flange (300), extending from the web first edge and substantially perpendicular to the web plane having a first tab (310) having a first vertical tab (315) having a first vertical tab face (320) in a first vertical tab plane (330) substantially perpendicular to the web axis and oriented in a first vertical tab face direction (340) substantially parallel to the web axis;
a second flange (400), extending from the web second edge and substantially perpendicular to the web plane;
an end bridge clip tab (610) having an end bridge clip vertical tab (615) having an end bridge clip vertical tab face (620) in an end bridge clip vertical tab plane (630) which is the same plane as the first vertical tab plane and substantially perpendicular to the web axis with the end bridge clip vertical tab oriented in an end bridge clip vertical tab face direction (640) substantially parallel to the web axis facing the same direction as the first vertical tab face direction;
and
the bridge clip does not have a second tab having a second vertical tab having second vertical tab face in a second vertical tab plane substantially perpendicular to the web axis and oriented in a second vertical tab face direction substantially parallel to the web axis and opposing the first vertical tab face direction; wherein there is a distance value between the first vertical tab face and the second vertical tab face measured along the web axis, and the distance value is a positive real number
wherein the bridge clip is nested into a channel of a horizontal bracing member, the bridge clip is fastened to the horizontal bracing member, and the bridge clip is fastened to a stud.

US Pat. No. 10,508,157

MODIFIED AND CONJUGATED DIENE-BASED POLYMER, METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME, AND MODIFIER

LG Chem, Ltd., (KR)

1. A modified and conjugated diene-based polymer comprising a functional group derived from a modifier represented by the following Formula (1):
in Formula (1),
R1 is SiR12R13R14, or —R15A,
R2 to R4 are each independently C1-10alkylene,
R5 to R8 are each independently C1-10alkyl,
a and b are each independently an integer of 1 to 3,
where R12 to R14 are each independently C1-10alkyl, or C1-10alkoxy,
R15 is C1-10alkylene, and
A is a substituent represented by the following Formula (2):

in Formula (2),
R16 and R17 are each independently C1-10alkylene,
R18 to R21 are each independently C1-10alkyl, and
c and d are each independently an integer of 1 to 3.

US Pat. No. 10,507,852

WARM OR HOT STANDBY TRACK CARD MODULE FOR USE ON A WAYSIDE OF A RAILWAY SYSTEM

SIEMENS MOBILITY, INC., ...

1. A coded track circuit of a signaling control equipment to be located at a wayside location of a railway track, the coded track circuit comprising:a first track circuit card coupled to rails of the railway track to detect an absence of a train on the railway track, inform signallers and control relevant signals via track codes; and
a second track circuit card coupled to rails of the railway track, the second track circuit card is inactive but ready to provide a warm-standby or a hot-standby such that the second track circuit card to take over control from the first track circuit card should the first track circuit card fails,
wherein the second track circuit card is configured to continually run online checks to verify that the second track circuit card is ready to take over control.

US Pat. No. 10,507,851

RAILCAR BEARING AND WHEEL MONITORING SYSTEM

1. A railcar bogie continuous monitoring system comprising:a button contact temperature sensor located on a railcar wheel bearing cover box of a railcar wheel;
a wheel breakage measuring laser located on a railcar bogie rail of the railcar wheel and directed horizontally toward a face of the railcar wheel;
a vibration sensor located on the railcar bogie rail;
a sound sensor located in proximity to the railcar wheel bearing cover box; and
a load sensor located on the railcar bogie rail;
wherein the railcar wheel bearing cover box and the railcar bogie rail is for a same wheel of a railcar.

US Pat. No. 10,507,098

3D PRINTER

Bao Tran, Saratoga, CA (...

1. A method of healing a skin wound, comprising:obtaining dermal cells from a donor site and preparing a live cell suspension using the dermal cells from a donor site;
inserting a supply cartridge with the live cell suspension into a pen;
imaging the skin wound using an imager;
printing onto the skin wound an acellular dermal matrix (ADM) scaffold with collagen and seeded with live cells processed from the autologous graft, wherein a processor determines a boundary of the skin wound through image processing, detects positional information of the pen, and selectively prints over the skin wound; and
securing with sutures and covering with a bandage.

US Pat. No. 10,507,015

LOW NORMAL FORCE RETRACTING DEVICE COMPRISING A MICROTEXTURED SURFACE

BVW Holding AG, Cham (CH...

1. A microstructured retractor comprising at least one arm having a surface which is reversibly deformable via an inflation element engaged with the at least one arm such that when inflated a corrugation frequency of the surface reversibly changes from a first state to a second state, the surface in the first state including a microstructured Cassie-Baxter surface and the surface in the second state including a microstructured Wenzel-Cassie surface, and wherein the at least one arm is configured to be placed on a wet surface such that when in the second state, the shear force required to move the microstructured retractor along the wet surface exceeds the applied normal force, wherein the microstructured surfaces each comprise at least two microstructure features of different spatial scales disposed in a hierarchical pattern.
US Pat. No. 10,508,289

RARE-CUTTING ENDONUCLEASES FOR EFFICIENT AND SPECIFIC TARGETING DNA SEQUENCES COMPRISING HIGHLY REPETITIVE MOTIVES

CELLECTIS, Paris (FR)

1. A method of contracting a repeat sequence within a genetic sequence in a cell, comprising:(a) selecting a target sequence spanning the repeat sequence and a region adjacent to the repeat sequence;
(b) providing a rare-cutting endonuclease capable of binding said target sequence and cleaving the repeat sequence; and
(c) introducing said rare-cutting endonuclease into said cell,
wherein said rare-cutting endonuclease binds to the target sequence by recognizing at least 10 nucleic acid bases adjacent to the repeat sequence and at least 5 nucleic acid bases inside the repeat sequence;
such that the rare-cutting endonuclease induces cleavage within repeat sequence and induces contraction of the repeat sequence by Single Stranded Annealing, wherein the rare-cutting endonuclease has at least 80% amino acid sequence identity with a sequence selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NO: 8, 10 and 15.

US Pat. No. 10,512,191

RELOCATION MODULE FOR PATIENT MONITORS AND SURGICAL EQUIPMENT

1. A module for housing unrelated electronic and electromechanical surgical equipment and for managing waste heat during surgery, the module comprising:a lower section configured to house unrelated waste heat-producing electronic and electromechanical surgical equipment;
a tower-like upper section located on top of the lower section;
a cowling that substantially confines waste heat generated by the unrelated waste heat-producing electronic and electromechanical surgical equipment; and
an air inlet vent configured to allow air to enter and cool the unrelated waste heat-producing electronic and electromechanical equipment storable in the lower section,
wherein the tower-like upper section serves as a chimney allowing a convection current of waste heat to rise within the tower-like upper section and be discharged from outlet vents located near the top of the tower-like upper section.

US Pat. No. 10,512,180

SECURITY SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONICS CABINET

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. An electronics cabinet, comprising:front, rear and side walls, wherein the rear wall includes first and second removable panels, the first and second removable panels being mounted to the rear wall with securing fasteners; and
a security system for preventing removal of the first and second removable panels, comprising:
an assembly that overlies a securing fastener of the first panel and a securing fastener of the second panel; and
a locking device engaging the assembly, the locking device configured to move between locked and unlocked conditions, wherein in the locked condition the locking device prevents removal of the assembly from the first and second rear panels, and in the unlocked condition the locking device permits the removal of the assembly from the first and second rear panels;
wherein the assembly comprises an inner member that engages an engagement feature on the rear wall, an outer member that overlies the inner member and prevents disengagement of the inner member from the engagement feature and a cover that covers and protects the locking device, wherein in the locked condition the locking device engages the inner member.

US Pat. No. 10,512,165

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A CIRCUIT BOARD

UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP...

1. A method for manufacturing a circuit board, the method comprising:forming a first metal layer on a substrate and forming a second metal layer on the first metal layer, wherein the first metal layer is formed from a first material, and the second metal layer is formed from a second material that is different from the first material;
forming a pattern layer on the second metal layer and forming a third metal layer on the second metal layer through the pattern layer, wherein the third metal layer is formed from a third material that is the same as the second material; and
removing the pattern layer and a portion of the second metal layer, wherein a combination of the remained second metal layer and the third metal layer becomes a circuit layer, wherein the first metal layer is formed from a first metal material, and the circuit layer is formed from a second metal material of which optical reflectivity of the first metal material is different from optical reflectivity of the second metal material.

US Pat. No. 10,512,160

CONDUCTIVE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR

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

1. A conductive structure body comprising:a substrate; and
a conductive line configuring a screen part, a wiring part, and a pad part provided on the substrate,
wherein the conductive line includes a first metal layer, a light reflection reducing layer provided on the first metal layer, and a second metal layer provided on the light reflection reducing layer,
wherein the light reflection reducing layer includes metal oxynitride, and
wherein a thickness of the second metal layer is 6 nm or more and less than 10 nm,
wherein the screen part includes a conductive pattern including a plurality of openings and the conductive line partitioning the openings, and
wherein a line gap between adjacent conductive lines in the conductive line configuring the screen part is 0.1 ?m or more and 100 ?m or less; and
wherein a thickness of the first metal layer is 10 nm or more and 1 ?m or less.

US Pat. No. 10,512,116

BEARER MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Fujitsu Limited, Kawasak...

1. A bearer management apparatus configured in a user equipment (UE) configured with dual connectivity, comprising:a receiver configured to receive an indication message, sent by a base station, for changing a bearer type of a bearer or releasing the bearer under dual connectivity; and
a processor circuit, configured to change the bearer type of the bearer or release the bearer according to the indication message, wherein the indication message comprises first configuration information configured or reconfigured by the base station for a logical channel identity corresponding to the bearer, the first configuration information contains a logicalChannelldentity in an information element DRB-ToAddMod, and a logical channel identity corresponding to the logicalChannelldentity is present when the bearer type changes for UE(s) configured with dual connectivity;
or the indication message comprises second configuration information configured or reconfigured by the base station for a radio bearer identity corresponding to the bearer, the second configuration information contains an eps-Bearldentity in the information element DRB-ToAddMod, and an EPS bearer identity corresponding to the eps-Bearldentity is present when the bearer type changes for UE(s) configured with dual connectivity;
or the indication message comprises third configuration information configured or reconfigured by the base station for a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) entity corresponding to the bearer, the third configuration information includes a pdcp-Config in the information element DRB-ToAddMod, and PDCP information corresponding to the pdcp-Config is present when the bearer type changes for UE(s) configured with dual connectivity.

US Pat. No. 10,512,112

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING MULTIPLE CONNECTIONS OVER DIFFERENT TYPES OF ACCESS IN 3GPP SYSTEMS

Marvell International Ltd...

1. A method for routing packets from a home agent to a user equipment through a home link and a foreign link, the method comprising:determining that the user equipment is connected to a home link for the user equipment;
transmitting a binding update message from the user equipment over the home link to the home agent, the binding update message including at least a first flow identifier and a second flow identifier, the transmission of the binding update message effective to:
create, at the home agent and based on the first flow identifier, a first binding cache entry in which a first binding identifier for a home address of the user equipment is associated with the first flow identifier, the first flow identifier identifying a first flow of packets that is to be communicated, via the home link, between the user equipment and the home agent, and
create, at the home agent and based on the second flow identifier, a second binding cache entry in which a second binding identifier for the home address of the user equipment is associated with the second flow identifier, the second flow identifier identifying a second flow of packets that is to be communicated via the foreign link, between the user equipment and the home agent;
receiving, at the user equipment, a first plurality of the packets transmitted by the home agent through the home link in accordance with the first binding cache entry; and
receiving, at the user equipment, second plurality of packets transmitted by the home agent through the foreign link in accordance with the second binding cache entry.

US Pat. No. 10,512,058

ACCESS POINT ASSOCIATION AND TRACKING OF PHYSICAL ADDRESSES

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A system adapted for tracking device and access point geographic locations, the system comprising:at least one hardware processor; and
at least one memory device, including instructions, which when executed, cause the hardware processor to perform operations comprising:
receiving, from a device, access point identification information, wherein the access point identification information identifies an access point of a wireless network that the device is connected to, and wherein the access point identification information is communicated to the system from the device via network connectivity provided by the wireless network;
validating, in a list of geographically associated wireless networks, the access point identification information;
generating an indication of an assigned geographic location corresponding to the access point;
communicating the indication of the assigned geographic location to the device; and
facilitating a communication session with the device using a communications service, based on use of the indication of the assigned geographic location by the device, to enable the communication session to become associated with the assigned geographic location in the communications service, wherein data for the communication session is transmitted between the communications service and the device using the wireless network and the network connectivity.

US Pat. No. 10,512,039

DEVICE-DRIVEN POWER SCALING IN ADVANCED WIRELESS MODEM ARCHITECTURES

MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE. L...

1. A method, comprising:negotiating, by a processor of a communication apparatus with time-varying peak processing capability during active operations, with a wireless network to which the communication apparatus is communicatively connected to select one of a plurality of temporary capability states ranging between zero and peak performance of the communication apparatus; and
initiating, by the processor, a capability state change such that the communication apparatus enters the selected temporary capability state of the plurality of temporary capability states from a current temporary capability state of the plurality of temporary capability states,
wherein the selected temporary capability state determines a peak processing capability of the communication apparatus,
wherein a lifetime of the selected temporary capability state exceeds a control information period used by the wireless network to dynamically schedule data transmissions with the communication apparatus, and
wherein the data transmissions between the communication apparatus and the wireless network are constrained according to the selected temporary capability state.

US Pat. No. 10,512,001

METHOD FOR REARRANGING GATEWAY AND METHOD FOR GENERATING DEDICATED BEARER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of relocating a gateway, the method performed by a node, which is in charge of a control plane, for a user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication network, and the method comprising:receiving a tracking area update (TAU) request message from the UE while the UE performs a handover,
wherein the TAU request message comprises capability information indicating that both the UE and another party communicating with the UE have a capability to support a relocation of the gateway;
determining to relocate a gateway appropriate for the UE based on (i) the UE performing the handover and (ii) that both the UE and the other party communicating with the UE have the capability to support the relocation of the gateway; and
delivering a relocation indication to the UE on the basis of the determination.

US Pat. No. 10,511,972

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

12. A communication method, comprising:acquiring information regarding position data or an external environment of a portable communication apparatus;
determining, by control circuitry of the portable communication apparatus, whether the information satisfies a predetermined condition that indicates a secure transmission environment;
determining whether the portable communication apparatus is in a state in which communication with another portable communication apparatus is not permitted;
in response to determining that both the information satisfying the predetermined condition and the portable communication apparatus being in the state in which communication is not permitted, changing the state of the portable communication apparatus to a first state in which transmission, of first identification information of the portable communication apparatus, to the another portable communication apparatus is permitted; and
transmitting, by the control circuitry in response to determining that the information does not satisfy predetermined condition, second identification information of the portable communication apparatus to the another portable communication apparatus, wherein
the second identification information is generated according to a hash value and a random value,
the random value is changed for each predetermined time, and
the hash value is calculated according to an identity resolving key that is known by the another communication apparatus so that the second identification information is recognizable by the another communication apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,511,949

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, ELECTRONIC WATCH, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY RECORDING MEDIUM

CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.,...

1. A wireless communication device comprising:a processor configured to:
control a communication circuit to receive, from another wireless communication device:
determination data indicating rewriting target data in a memory of the another wireless communication device is rewritable based on a determination that state information of the another wireless communication device, the state information comprising:
a value of a temperature of the another wireless communication device detected by a sensor; and
a value of a remaining amount of a battery,
 satisfies one of a plurality of rewriting state conditions, the one of the plurality of rewriting state conditions being selected based on a type of the rewriting target data; and
determination data indicating the rewriting target data in the memory is not rewritable based on a determination that the state information of the another wireless communication device does not satisfy the one of the plurality of rewriting state conditions selected;
in response to receiving the determination data indicating that the rewriting target data is rewritable, control the communication circuit to transmit updated data to the another wireless communication device for rewriting the rewriting target data; and
in response to receiving the determination data indicating that the rewriting target data is not rewritable:
control the communication circuit to receive action data indicating action information on one or more actions to be taken to change the value of the temperature of the another wireless communication device, the value of the remaining amount of the battery, or both so that the state information satisfies the one of the plurality of rewriting state conditions selected; and
control a display to display the action information.

US Pat. No. 10,511,863

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MATCHING COLORS BETWEEN COLOR PICTURES OF DIFFERENT DYNAMIC RANGE

INTERDIGITAL VC HOLDINGS,...

1. A method of mapping colors from an input color gamut into an output color gamut, comprising a chroma scaling in which chroma components of colors are scaled by a chroma scaling factor ??, and a chroma mapping of said scaled chroma components, wherein said chroma scaling factor ?? is determined such as to minimize a sum of chrominance distances between colors of an input set distributed in said input color gamut and colors of an output set obtained by chroma mapping said colors of the input set using said chroma mapping.

US Pat. No. 10,511,845

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR VIDEO USABILITY INFORMATION (VUI) FOR SCALABLE VIDEO CODING (SVC)

InterDigital VC Holdings,...

1. An apparatus, comprising:at least a memory and one or more processors coupled to said at least a memory, wherein said one or more processors are configured to:
transmit a plurality of bitstream restriction information in a bitstream; and
transmit video signal data in said bitstream, said bitstream including a plurality of interoperability points relating to scalable video coding,
wherein a bitstream restriction information is specified for each temporal level in said bitstream,
wherein a first same one of said plurality of bitstream restriction information is specified for a first subset of said plurality of interoperability points, said first subset of said plurality of interoperability points corresponding to all layers having a first same temporal level,
wherein a second same one of said plurality of bitstream restriction information is specified for a second subset of said plurality of interoperability points, said second subset of said plurality of interoperability points corresponding to all layers having a second same temporal level, and
wherein each of said plurality of bitstream restriction information specifies one or more of:
(1) if the motion is over picture boundary,
(2) maximal number of bytes per picture,
(3) maximal number of bits per macroblock,
(4) maximal motion vector length,
(5) number of reordering frames, and
(6) maximal decoded frame buffer size.

US Pat. No. 10,511,574

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR UTILIZING A GATEWAY INTEGRATION SERVER TO ENHANCE APPLICATION SECURITY

HYLAND SOFTWARE, INC., W...

1. A method for managing interactions between a server application and an external environment while limiting an attack surface of the server application, the method comprising:storing, by a memory of a gateway integration server (GIS) and during a GIS provisioning procedure, a set of security settings that govern authorization to access application programming interfaces (APIs) made available by the server application, wherein the set of security settings authorize access to only a proper subset of the APIs made available by the server application;
receiving, by communications circuitry of the GIS and from a source device in the external environment, a message including an API call, the API call requesting access to a particular API made available by the server application,
evaluating by the authentication circuitry of the GIS and based on the set of security settings, whether access to the particular API is authorized;
in an instance in which the authentication circuitry of the GIS determines that access to the particular API is authorized,
generating, by response circuitry of the GIS, a response to the API call, and
transmitting, by the communications circuitry of the GIS and to the source device, the response to the API call; and
in an instance in which the authentication circuitry of the GIS determines that access to the particular API is not authorized,
generating, by response circuitry of the GIS, an error message, and
transmitting, by the communications circuitry of the GIS, the error message to the source device;
wherein the server application is hosted by a server system, and the GIS is hosted in a demilitarized zone external to the server system.

US Pat. No. 10,511,212

INNER ROTOR-TYPE PERMANENT MAGNET MOTOR WITH ANNULAR MAGNETIC POLES

MINEBEA MITSUMI INC., Na...

1. A manufacturing method of an inner rotor-type permanent magnet motor, comprising:providing a plurality of parallel oriented annular magnetic poles P each having:
a remanence Mr of 0.9 T or more,
a coercivity HcJ of 0.80 MA/m or more,
a maximum energy product (BH)max of 150 kJ/m3 or more,
a center point Pc along a direction configured to be a circumferential direction of a rotor outer circumferential surface, and
a maximum thickness tmax at center point Pc,
wherein when a straight line connecting the center point Pc and a rotational axis center Rc is Pc-Rc, a circumferential direction magnetic pole end of the rotor outer circumferential surface is P?e, an arbitrary point in the circumferential direction is Px, the arbitrary point Px being on a line extending from the pole end P?e non-eccentrically drawn relative to the rotational axis center Rc, a straight line connecting the arbitrary point Px and the rotational axis center Rc is Px-Rc, an apex angle of the straight lines Pc-Rc and Px-Rc is ?, a number of pole pairs is Pn, a position on the rotor outer circumferential surface extending from the arbitrary point Px parallel to the straight line Pc-Rc is P?x, a circumferential direction magnetic pole end is Pe, the pole end Pe being on a line extending from the center point Pc non-eccentrically drawn relative to the rotational axis center Rc, and a magnetic pole end biasing distance ?LPe defined between the pole end Pe and the pole end P?e is ?×tmax (? is a coefficient): ? is 0.25±0.03, and a magnetic pole end biasing distance ?Lpx defined between the position P?x and the point Px on the straight line Px-Rc relative to the apex angle ? is ?Lpe×cos (?×Pn),
each of the parallel oriented annular magnetic poles P being formed in a state of being orthogonal to a direction of a uniform external magnetic field Hex;
arranging each of the magnetic poles P uniformly in a first circumferential direction in accordance with a number of pole pairs Pn;
transferring each of the magnetic poles P into an annular cavity while heating from one axial direction end surface;
recompressing each of the magnetic poles P so as to combine each circumferential direction magnetic pole end P?e of the magnetic poles P with each other to form a ring-shaped parallel orientated annular magnetic pole Pr;
inserting the ring-shaped parallel orientated annular magnetic pole Pr into a core with a rotation shaft; and
adhesively fixing the ring-shaped parallel orientated annular magnetic pole Pr to the core to form an inner rotor.

US Pat. No. 10,511,085

SYSTEM FOR FASTENING A TELEMATIC MODULE TO THE ROOF OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

Magneti Marelli S.p.A., ...

1. A system for fastening a telematic module to a structure of a motor vehicle, in particular to the roof of a motor vehicle, comprising:a telematic module having a closed outer casing and containing at least one first connector for receiving signals and at least one electronic component for processing said signals; and
a block for supporting said module, which is to be fixed to said structure of the motor vehicle and is equipped with a second connector designed for connection to said first connector, wherein said first and second connectors have a configuration of a male-female type that defines a single direction of mutual connection for said first and second connectors;
at least one coupling element and a respective receiving seat, the former carried by said block and the latter carried by said module, or vice versa, which are to be coupled together as a result of a movement of said module and said supporting block towards one another in said direction;
wherein said coupling element comprises a lateral projection or recess, and wherein said supporting block or said module has a manually operable locking member, which carries an interference element and is mobile in a direction transverse to said single direction of connection, between an inactive position, in which said coupling element is allowed to fit into said seat, and an active position, in which said interference element engages said coupling element fitted into said seat at said lateral projection or recess, thus preventing extraction of said coupling element from said seat; and
wherein said locking member has on itself at least two localised surface features for identifying said active and inactive positions.

US Pat. No. 10,510,326

BOW GRIP AID FOR STRING INSTRUMENTS

Ritsuko Wada, Allegany, ...

1. A bow grip aid for string instruments, comprising:a body having a U-shape in cross-section so as to be capable of sandwiching a stick of a bow, wherein
the body includes a first portion and a second portion to sandwich the stick with the first portion and the second portion from both sides,
a first surface of the first portion has a recess corresponding to a thumb of a player, the first surface being on the opposite side of a second surface contacting with the stick, a distance from a bottom of the recess of the first portion to a surface of the stick is 2 mm to 10 mm,
a length of the second portion in a longitudinal direction of the stick is 30 mm to 50 mm, and
a thickness of the second portion from a third surface contacting with the stick to a fourth surface is 5 mm to 15 mm, the fourth surface being on the opposite side of the third surface.

US Pat. No. 10,510,312

GATE DRIVER, DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME AND METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL USING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A gate driver comprising:a gate signal generating part configured to generate a gate signal including a precharge time and a normal charge time using a compensated gate on voltage and a gate off voltage;
a switching part disposed between the gate signal generating part and a gate line and configured to apply a compensated gate signal to the gate line; and
a switching controlling part configured to generate a switching control signal for controlling an operation of the switching part,
wherein the switching part comprises a first switch and a first diode connected in parallel between the gate signal generating part and the gate line,
wherein the switching control signal is generated using a previous gate clock signal corresponding to a previous gate line, a present gate clock signal corresponding to a present gate line and a kick back compensation signal, and
wherein the switching controlling part comprises AND gate configured to receive the previous gate clock signal, the present gate clock signal and the kick back compensation signal.

US Pat. No. 10,510,154

ADAPTIVE PROCESSING OF SPATIAL IMAGING DATA

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus for a machine-vision system, the apparatus comprising:an input configured to access captured three-dimensional (3D) spatial data representing a field of view and including ranging measurements to various points within the field of view;
a segmentation engine configured to apply a segmentation algorithm to the 3D spatial data to produce a segmentation assessment indicating a presence of individual objects within the field of view, wherein the segmentation algorithm is based on at least one adjustable parameter; and
a parameter adjuster configured to adjust a value of the at least one adjustable parameter based on the ranging measurements;
wherein the segmentation assessment is based on application of the segmentation algorithm to the 3D spatial data, with different values of the at least one adjustable parameter value corresponding to different values of the ranging measurements of the various points within the field of view.

US Pat. No. 10,510,015

CONSTRUCTING AND PROGRAMMING QUANTUM HARDWARE FOR QUANTUM ANNEALING PROCESSES

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. An apparatus comprising:a first pair of logical superconducting units for use in computation;
a first pair of control superconducting units for use in assisting the computation;
a first coupler between a first logical superconducting unit and a second logical superconducting unit;
a second coupler between a first control superconducting unit and a second control superconducting unit,
a third coupler between the first logical superconducting unit and the second control superconducting unit; and
a fourth coupler between the second logical superconducting unit and the first control superconducting unit.

US Pat. No. 10,509,946

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MATCHING SIGNATURES ON THE BASIS OF MOTION SIGNATURE INFORMATION

Hangzhou Zhileng Technolo...

1. A system for electrically coupling two electronic devices separated from one another comprising:a first electronic device having a body dimensioned to be manipulated by a user in three-dimensional space along a trajectory, a MEMS sensor connected to the body and capable of generating a first signal representative of the speed and direction of movement of the first electronic device to define MEMS data, a processor, a memory for storing computer readable instructions when executed by the processor encodes the first signal into a first motion signature according to a first encoding technique, and a transmitter for electronically transmitting the first motion signature to a matching unit;
a second electronic device having a video camera focused on an area for remotely capturing image data of the first electronic device at various points in the trajectory, a processor, a memory for storing computer readable instructions when executed by the processor generates a second signal representative of the image data and encodes the second signal into a second motion signature according to a second encoding technique, and a transmitter for electronically transmitting the second motion signature to a matching unit; and
the matching unit on the first electronic device or the second electronic device and having a receiver for receiving the first motion signature and the second motion signature, a processor, a memory storing computer readable instructions when executed by the processor compares the first motion signature and the second motion signature based on at least two parameters of image line segment feature, image closed contour feature, speed, direction, and trend of the trajectory, and upon finding a match, couples the first electronic device to the second electronic device for a user to control the second electronic device using the first electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,509,813

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANALYZING AND MODELING CONTENT

DROIT FINANCIAL TECHNOLOG...

1. A method for resolving legal or regulatory inquires and generating audit records, the method comprising:aggregating, by a processing device, documents from a plurality of data sources and storing the aggregated documents in a document database, wherein each document comprises legal and regulatory content for a legal and regulatory domain;
selecting, by the processing device, a first document from the document database, the first document being expressed in a first format;
converting, by the processing device, the first document into a structured data object, wherein the structured data object is expressed in a structured data format independent of the first format of the first document;
generating, by the processing device, a plurality of annotations associated with the structured data object, wherein each annotation is associated with a data structure representing logic within the legal and regulatory content, and the plurality of annotations form a comprehensive data structure representing the entire logic within the legal and regulatory content;
storing, by the processing device, the generated annotations in an annotation database comprising annotations associated with the documents in the document database;
transforming, by the processing device, the structured data object into a domain-specific data structure, wherein the domain-specific data structure comprises a compiled executable logical model for decision making to resolve transactional inquiries in the legal and regulatory domain, wherein the domain-specific data structure is derived at least partially from one or more logical relationships between the generated annotations and one or more annotations of the annotation database;
receiving, by the processing device, a request to resolve an inquiry in the legal and regulatory domain pertaining to a proposed transaction, wherein the request comprises a plurality of transaction-specific parameters;
executing, by the processing device, the compiled executable logical model, using the plurality of transaction-specific parameters as inputs, to resolve the inquiry; and
generating, by the processing device, an audit record comprising a visualization of the executable logical model, how each decision in the executable logical model was made, and the resolution of the inquiry.

US Pat. No. 10,509,786

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MATCHING ELECTRONIC ACTIVITIES WITH RECORD OBJECTS BASED ON ENTITY RELATIONSHIPS

People.ai, Inc., San Fra...

1. A method comprising:accessing, by one or more processors, a plurality of electronic activities transmitted or received via electronic accounts of one or more data source providers;
identifying, by the one or more processors, an electronic activity of the plurality of electronic activities accessed from one or more servers of a first entity;
identifying, by the one or more processors, a first participant of the electronic activity associated with the first entity and a second participant of the electronic activity associated with a second entity;
parsing, by the one or more processors, the electronic activity to extract data for matching the electronic activity to one or more record objects of a system of record of the first entity;
responsive to parsing the electronic activity:
determining, by the one or more processors, whether a record object identifier indicating a relationship between the first entity and the second entity is included in the electronic activity;
responsive to determining that the record object identifier is included in the electronic activity:
identifying, by the one or more processors, using the record object identifier, a first record object of the system of record that includes an instance of the record object identifier, the first record object of a first record object type; and
storing, by the one or more processors, in one or more data structures, a first association between the electronic activity and the first record object; and
responsive to determining that the record object identifier is not included in the electronic activity:
determining, by the one or more processors, a second record object of a second record object type corresponding to the second entity;
identifying, by the one or more processors, text of a body of the electronic activity;
determining, by the one or more processors, from the text of the body, an entity identifier identifying a third entity;
identifying, by the one or more processors, using a matching policy based on the entity identifier identifying the third entity, a third record object that is
i) of the first record object type,
ii) linked to the second record object, and
iii) identifying the third entity; and
storing, by the one or more processors, in the one or more data structures, a second association between the electronic activity and the third record object.

US Pat. No. 10,509,582

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA STORAGE, TRANSFER, SYNCHRONIZATION, AND SECURITY

AtomBeam Technologies Inc...

1. A system for storing, retrieving, and transmitting data in a highly compact format, comprising:a reference code library comprising data chunklets and reference codes corresponding to the data chunklets; and
a data deconstruction engine comprising at least a processor, a memory, and a plurality of programming instructions stored in the memory and operable on the processor, wherein the programming instructions, when operating on the processor, cause the processor to:
receive data;
deconstruct the data into a plurality of data chunklets;
retrieve the reference code for each chunklet from the reference code library;
where there is no reference code for a given chunklet, create a reference code, and store chunklet and its newly-created reference code in the reference code library;
create a plurality of warplets representing the data, each warplet comprising a reference code to a chunklet in the library; and
a data reconstruction engine comprising at least a processor, a memory, and a plurality of programming instructions stored in the memory and operable on the processor, wherein the programming instructions, when operating on the processor, cause the processor to:
receive the plurality of warplets representing the data;
retrieve the chunklet corresponding to the reference code in each warplet from the reference code library;
assemble the chunklets to reconstruct the data.

US Pat. No. 10,509,198

LEVER SYSTEM FOR DRIVING MIRRORS OF A LIDAR TRANSMITTER

DiDi Research America, LL...

1. A device for beam steering in a Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system of an autonomous vehicle, the device comprising:a mirror comprising:
a reflective surface; and
a supporting beam, wherein the supporting beam is configured to rotate the reflective surface by force being applied to the supporting beam;
a combdrive actuator, wherein:
the combdrive actuator is configured to apply a torque to the supporting beam; and
the supporting beam is mechanically between the combdrive actuator and the reflective surface;
a lever mechanically coupling the combdrive actuator with the supporting beam, wherein the lever is configured to apply a force to the supporting beam;
a hinge coupling the lever with the supporting beam, wherein the hinge is configured to allow for articulated movement between the lever and the supporting beam; and
an actuator with a spring configured to harmonically oscillate the mirror about a first axis, wherein the supporting beam is configured to rotate the reflective surface about a second axis, and wherein the first axis is not parallel to the second axis.

US Pat. No. 10,509,021

DIAGNOSING DEVICE FOR ON-LOAD TAP CHANGING APPARATUS, DIAGNOSING METHOD FOR ON-LOAD TAP CHANGING APPARATUS, AND DIAGNOSING DEVICE FOR TRANSFORMER

Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo (JP...

1. A diagnosing device for an on-load tap changing apparatus having an insulating oil tank in which insulating oil is sealed, a changeover switching device that is disposed within the insulating oil tank and performs the tap changing operation of a tap winding, a tap selector that selects the tap position of the tap winding, and a polarity (transposition) changer that inverts the polarity of the tap winding or a winding connected to the tap winding,wherein the diagnosing device includes an arc discharge light detector that detects arc discharge light that is emitted at changing the tap position of the tap selector, and
wherein the degradation degree of the insulating oil is diagnosed based on the arc discharge light detected by the arc discharge light detector.

US Pat. No. 10,508,828

SPLITTER AND SOUND ATTENUATOR INCLUDING THE SAME

S.I.PAN, Gyeonggi-do (KR...

1. A splitter comprising:a first sound absorber;
a second sound absorber;
a perforated plate member interposed between the first sound absorber and the second sound absorber; and
an outer frame surrounding the first sound absorber, the second sound absorber and the perforated plate member;
wherein the perforated plate member has a fundamental resonance frequency (fp0) of 125 Hz or less, which is calculated according to the follow equations:

wherein
D: Flexural rigidity of the perforated plate member,
h: Thickness of the perforated plate member,
?: Volume density of the perforated plate member,
?: Poisson's ratio of the perforated plate member,
?: Porosity (ratio of a total cross-sectional area of pores to a cross-sectional area of the perforated plate member),
r: Radius of pores,
La: Horizontal pitch between pores,
Lb: Vertical pitch between pores,
Lx: Horizontal length of the perforated plate member, and
Ly: Vertical length of the perforated plate member.

US Pat. No. 10,508,639

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING AUTOIGNITIONS ON THE BASIS OF MEASURED AND ESTIMATED INTERNAL CYLINDER PRESSURE VALUES OF AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GM...

1. A method for detecting and responding to autoignition in a spark-ignited internal combustion engine having at least one cylinder which, together with a piston connected to a crankshaft, bounds a combustion chamber, a combustion chamber pressure sensor for measuring the pressure in the combustion chamber, a crankshaft angle sensor which supplies a signal which represents a crankshaft angle, and a control device for performing open-loop and/or closed-loop control of the internal combustion engine, the method comprising:during a compression stroke of the internal combustion engine, acquiring values for the combustion chamber pressure at defined crankshaft angles within an evaluation window,
determining filtered pressure values from the acquired values for the combustion chamber pressure,
determining, for the defined crankshaft angles, theoretical pressure values in the combustion chamber that would occur if no combustion were to take place in the combustion chamber based at least in part on geometric variables of the internal combustion engine including at least one of a cubic capacity and a compression ratio,
determining a value of a filtered pressure gradient between filtered pressure values for two defined crankshaft angles,
determining a value of a theoretical pressure gradient between theoretical pressure values for two defined crankshaft angles,
determining a difference between the value of the filtered pressure gradient and the value of the theoretical pressure gradient,
comparing the determined difference with a predefined threshold value,
identifying an autoignition in the combustion chamber in response to determining that the difference exceeds the predefined threshold value; and
initiating a measure that results in a temperature decrease in the combustion chamber if an autoignition is identified, wherein the measure comprises one or more of the following:
setting a rich air/fuel mixture,
closing a throttle valve of the internal combustion engine,
shutting off a fuel supply, or
opening a wastegate of an exhaust gas turbocharger of the internal combustion engine.

US Pat. No. 10,508,624

AIR FILTER WITH CANTILEVER TAB AND ENGINE AIR FILTER ASSEMBLY INCORPORATING SAME

Baldwin Filters, Inc., K...

1. An air filter, comprising:a tubular ring of an air filter media extending about a central filter axis and having a first end and a second end, the tubular ring defining an internal volume;
a first end cap sealingly coupled to the first end;
a second end cap comprising:
(a) an attachment portion sealingly coupled to the second end,
(b) a lock tab being carried by and resiliently movable relative to the attachment portion radially outward therefrom and circumferentially about the central filter axis;
wherein the lock tab comprises:
a support arm integrally connected to the support ring at an anchor base and extending in a circular arc direction around the support ring in a cantilever manner with a circular arc gap extending radially between the support ring and the support arm to facilitate spring resiliency in the support arm, and a lock member at an end of the support arm opposite the anchor base; and further comprising:
a ramp surface facing axially toward the first end cap and extending at an incline of between 5 degrees and 45 degrees relative to a plane perpendicular to the central filter axis;
a slot facing axially toward the first end cap and positioned circumferentially between the ramp surface and the anchor base; and
a tooth being formed at a juncture between the slot and the ramp surface to provide the lock member.

US Pat. No. 10,508,620

EVAPORATED FUEL TREATMENT DEVICE

FUTABA INDUSTRIAL CO., LT...

1. An evaporated fuel treatment device which is provided in a canister,wherein the canister comprises: an inflow port; an outflow port; and an atmosphere port, the canister accumulating fuel vapor flowing in from a fuel tank via the inflow port and causing the accumulated fuel vapor to flow out to an internal combustion engine via the outflow port by air flowing in from the atmosphere port,
wherein the canister further comprises:
a first chamber having a first space which has disposed therein a first adsorbent material that is an adsorbent material for adsorbing the fuel vapor, the first chamber having a first end and a second end; a second chamber having a second space which- has disposed therein a second adsorbent material that is the adsorbent material, the second chamber having a first end and a second end; and
a communication passage connecting the first space to the second space at the first end of the first chamber and at the first end of the second chamber,
wherein the inflow port and the outflow port are provided in the second end of the first chamber, the inflow port and the outflow port connecting the first space to an external space,
wherein the evaporated fuel treatment device is configured as a third chamber having a third space which has disposed therein activated carbon for adsorbing the fuel vapor, the third chamber having a first end and a second end,
wherein the second space is connected to the third space via the first end of the third chamber and the second end of the second chamber,
wherein the atmosphere port is provided in the second end of the third chamber, the atmosphere port connecting the third space to the external space,
wherein the third space is provided with a highly adsorptive layer and a low adsorptive layer which are aligned from the first end of the third chamber to the second end of the third chamber, the highly adsorptive layer and the low adsorptive layer each having the activated carbon disposed therein,
wherein the third space is in a columnar or polygonal prism shape, has a constant width and is slenderer in width than the second space is,
wherein the highly adsorptive layer has stronger power for adsorbing the fuel vapor than that of the low adsorptive layer, and is positioned closer to the first end of the third chamber than the low adsorptive layer is,
wherein the activated carbon disposed in the highly adsorptive layer has a larger adsorption capacity than an adsorption capacity of the activated carbon disposed in the low adsorptive layer, and
wherein a length of the highly adsorptive layer in a direction from the first end of the third chamber to the second end of the third chamber is shorter than a length of the low adsorptive layer in the direction.

US Pat. No. 10,508,047

ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT WATER TREATMENT SYSTEM FOR BATHING UNITS

Gecko Alliance Group Inc....

1. An ultraviolet (UV) water treatment system for use in treating water in a spa system, the spa system including a receptacle for holding water and a circulation system for removing and returning water from and to the receptacle, said UV water treatment system being configured to be installed in a space under a spa skirt of the spa system, said UV water treatment system comprising:a reactor unit configured to be positioned in fluid communication with the circulation system of the spa system for allowing water from the receptacle to flow through the reactor unit as the circulation system removes and returns water from and to the receptacle, the reactor unit comprising:
a tubular housing having a first end portion and a second end portion;
a first end cap disposed at the first end portion of the housing, the first end cap comprising an inlet for receiving water into the housing;
a second end cap disposed at the second end portion of the housing, the second end cap comprising an outlet for expelling water out of the housing;
a UV light source disposed within the housing and configured to radiate UV light into the housing; and
a plurality of fasteners engaging and extending between the first end cap and the second end cap to secure the first end cap and the second end cap to the reactor unit;
a power unit configured to power the UV light source, the power unit comprising an enclosure disposed at the first end portion of the reactor unit, the power unit enclosure holding:
a socket connectedly receiving the UV light source; and
a ballast connected to the socket, the enclosure of the power unit configured to hold the ballast laterally adjacent to the socket within the enclosure;
a mounting fixture disposed at the first end portion of the tubular housing of the reactor unit between the reactor unit and the power unit enclosure, the mounting fixture being configured for facilitating mounting of the UV water treatment system to the spa system.

US Pat. No. 10,507,977

LOCKING ROLLER ASSEMBLIES FOR ROLLER CONVEYORS

FAST Global Solutions, In...

1. A locking roller assembly for a roller conveyor system, comprising:a roller configured for rotation about a rotation axis;
means for locking said roller to prevent said roller from rotating about said rotation axis; and
means for passively actuating said locking roller assembly to unlock said roller when an object is transferred onto said roller,wherein said means for locking said roller includes:a lock shaft defining a lock shaft axis that extends parallel to said rotation axis; and
a lock clutch coupled to and in fixed rotational relationship with said roller, said clutch being configured for selective coupling with said lock shaft, andwherein the locking roller assembly defaults to a locked configuration in absence of said object.

US Pat. No. 10,507,894

SELF-RESTORING MOTION COMPENSATING MOORING SYSTEM

Jitendra Prasad, Houston...

1. A self-restoring motion compensating mooring system for a floating unit, the mooring system comprising:a floating unit;
a plurality of mooring anchors;
a plurality of top fairleads attached near the top edges of the floating unit;
a plurality of bottom fairleads attached near bottom edges of the floating unit;
a stabilizer located below the floating unit configured to lower the center of gravity of the entire system leading to greater stability;
a plurality of mooring cables passing through the respective top fairleads and the respective bottom fairleads, connected between the plurality of mooring anchors and the stabilizer;
wherein the center of gravity of the stabilizer is located directly below the center of gravity of the floating unit in the respective equilibrium positions of the floating unit and the stabilizer;
wherein external forces acting upon the floating unit and/or stabilizer, causes the stabilizer to move in the direction of the applied force relative to the position of the stabilizer under the floating unit thereby creating tension on the plurality of mooring cables;
wherein the tension created by the displacement of the stabilizer acts in the opposite direction to offset the applied force and brings the floating unit and the stabilizer back to the respective neutral equilibrium positions.

US Pat. No. 10,507,829

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HAZARD MITIGATION

AUTONOMOUS ROADWAY INTELL...

1. A system for avoiding or minimizing the harm of a collision between a subject vehicle and a second vehicle, comprising:a first processor configured to determine whether the subject vehicle will collide with the second vehicle when no evasive actions are taken;
a second processor configured to calculate future trajectories of the subject and second vehicles according to respective sequences of actions, each action comprising an acceleration or a deceleration or a steering action or a waiting time;
a third processor configured to implement one of the respective sequences of actions based on the future trajectories calculated by the second processor, the implemented sequence of actions projected to avoid the collision;
a fourth processor configured to calculate the expected harm associated with the collision according to one or more of the sequences of actions based on the future trajectories calculated by the second processor; and
a fifth processor configured to implement a particular one of the sequences of actions, calculated by the fourth processor, that is projected to minimize the harm of the collision;
wherein the first through fifth processors are implemented on a single processing element or on multiple processing elements; and
wherein the sequences of actions are determined and calculated by the second processor and the expected harm is calculated by the fourth processor before the sequences of actions are implemented by the third or fifth processor.

US Pat. No. 10,507,311

WOUND CARE METHOD AND SYSTEM WITH ONE OR BOTH OF VACUUM-LIGHT THERAPY AND THERMALLY AUGMENTED OXYGENATION

ThermoTek, Inc., Flower ...

1. A method of treating a wound area, the method comprising:dressing the wound area with a therapy pad;
administering at least one of ultra-violet light and vacuum therapy to the wound area via the therapy pad, the vacuum therapy being administered to the wound area via a pressure switch that is fluidly coupled to the therapy pad and a vacuum source;
concentrating gaseous oxygen via an oxygen concentrator that is fluidly coupled to the therapy pad;
administering the gaseous oxygen from the oxygen concentrator to the wound area via the pressure switch, the pressure switch being fluidly coupled to the oxygen concentrator;
administering, via the therapy pad, thermal therapy to the wound area; and
administering a pulsed radio frequency signal to the wound area via a radio frequency antenna disposed within the therapy pad.

US Pat. No. 10,507,131

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR THERMAL AND COMPRESSION THERAPY RELATIVE TO THE PREVENTION OF DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

ThermoTek, Inc., Flower ...

1. A combination thermal compression method for deep vein thrombosis therapy, the method comprising:thermally conditioning, via a control unit, a fluid to a predetermined temperature;
providing the fluid to a thermal blanket via a hose;
returning the fluid to the control unit via the hose;
securing the thermal blanket to an extremity of a patient, wherein the thermal blanket is integrated with a first compression device and the first compression device is disposed outwardly of the thermal blanket;
securing a second compression device to the extremity of the patient at a location distal to the thermal blanket;
providing, via a compression subsystem in the control unit, compressed gas to the first compression device to compress the thermal blanket against the extremity so as to deliver a first treatment modality to the extremity;
applying, via a DVT therapy subsystem in the control unit, pulsed compression therapy treatment to at least the extremity via the second compression device so as to deliver a second treatment modality to the patient; and
wherein the control unit automatically directs compressed air alternately to the first compression device and the second compression device such that the first treatment modality and the second treatment modality are delivered to the extremity in an alternating fashion.
US Pat. No. 10,508,282

INCREASING PLANT GROWTH AND YIELD BY USING AN ERF TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR SEQUENCE

Benson Hill, Inc., St. L...

1. A transgenic plant cell having stably incorporated into its genome a promoter that drives expression in a plant cell operably linked to an ethylene response factor (ERF) transcription factor protein encoding-sequence, wherein said promoter is heterologous to said ERF transcription factor protein-encoding sequence, wherein said ERF transcription factor protein-encoding sequence encodes a protein having 95% amino acid sequence identity to the amino acid sequence as set forth in SEQ ID NO: 2, and wherein over-expression of said protein in a plant increases seed yield as compared to a control plant of the same species lacking said over-expression.

US Pat. No. 10,512,008

3GPP MMW ACCESS LINK SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE

IDAC Holdings, Inc., Wil...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to:
send a measurement gap request message associated with a millimeter wave (mmW) beam measurement that includes a measurement gap requirement related to a capability associated with the WTRU or a measurement status associated with the WTRU;
receive a first measurement gap pattern associated with a wide beam measurement of a mmW serving cell and a second measurement gap pattern associated with a narrow beam measurement of a mmW neighbor cell, and wherein the first measurement gap pattern and the second measurement gap pattern co-exist within a time period; and
perform the wide beam measurement of the mmW serving cell and the narrow beam measurement of the mmW neighbor cell within the time period using the first measurement gap pattern and the second measurement gap pattern that co-exist within the time period.

US Pat. No. 10,511,873

CORRECTING SYSTEMATIC TUNING DEFECTS

The Nielsen Company (US),...

1. A tuning data defect correction apparatus comprising:a defect analyzer to identify a suspect time window in tuning volume data of return path data reported by set top boxes; and
a return path data transformer to:
identify a first return path data entry indicating a first set top box reported a first transition to an off state at a first time during the suspect time window; and
modify the first return path data entry to (1) eliminate the first transition to the off state at the first time and (2) assign the first return path data entry a first duration to remain in an on state after the first time, the first duration determined based on monitoring data reported from media device meters monitoring media presentation devices.