US Pat. No. 10,339,863

PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND DRIVE METHOD THEREFOR

Kunshan New Flat Panel Di...

1. A pixel circuit, comprising: a first power source, a second power source, an organic light-emitting diode, a first capacitor, a first transistor, a second transistor, and a third transistor; whereina cathode of the organic light-emitting diode is connected to the second power source;
the first capacitor is connected between a node and the second power source; and
each of the first transistor, the second transistor, and the third transistor is provided with a control end, a first electrode, and a second electrode; wherein
the control end of the first transistor is connected to the node, and the first electrode of the first transistor is configured to receive a data signal, the data signal is provided to the node via the first transistor and the second transistor, and the voltage value at the node is equivalent to the sum of a voltage of the data signal and a threshold voltage of the first transistor;
the control end of the second transistor is configured to receive a first scanning signal, the first electrode of the second transistor is connected to the second electrode of the first transistor, and the second electrode of the second transistor is connected to the node;
the control end of the third transistor is connected to the node, the first electrode of the third transistor is connected to the first power source, and the second electrode of the third transistor is connected to an anode of the light-emitting diode; and
the first transistor is configured to compensate a threshold voltage of the third transistor.

US Pat. No. 10,339,839

MULTI-LAYERED LABEL FOR A LETTER OR PACKAGE

Emerald City Label, Inc.,...

1. A multilayer label comprising:a top first panel;
a bottom first panel positioned under the top first panel;
a top second panel adjacent to the top first panel;
a bottom second panel positioned under the top second panel, the bottom second panel adjacent to the bottom first panel;
an adhesive layer positioned between the top first panel, the bottom first panel, the top second panel, and the bottom second panel; and
a subpanel positioned in the top first panel, the subpanel defined by a removable strip, the removable strip positioned adjacent to three sides of the top first panel, the three sides not including a side adjacent to the top second panel; and the subpanel defined by a first perforated attachment-separation line, the first perforated attachment-separation line positioned between an end of the removable strip and the top second panel;
wherein the top first panel and the adhesive layer comprise a first strip, the first strip abutting the top second panel and extending along a side of the top second panel;
wherein the bottom second panel comprises a second strip, the second strip comprising a peelable covering of the first strip;
wherein the bottom first panel comprises a contiguous removable strip on three sides of the bottom first panel, the three sides of the bottom first panel not including a side of the bottom first panel that is adjacent to the bottom second panel; and
comprising a first separation line between the top first panel and the top second panel; and
comprising a second separation line between the bottom first panel and the bottom second panel;
wherein the first separation line permits the top second panel and the bottom second panel to be folded onto the bottom first panel, thereby causing the second strip to be pulled away from the first strip, thereby exposing the adhesive layer of the first strip;
wherein the contiguous removable strip exposes the adhesive layer upon removal of the contiguous removable strip, such that upon application of the multilayer label to a substrate, the multilayer label is adhesively adhered to the substrate only by the first strip and the adhesive layer exposed by a removal of the contiguous removable strip; and
wherein the subpanel comprises approximately 90% of the top first panel.

US Pat. No. 10,339,835

INFLATABLE EXHIBIT OF A HUMAN HEART AND METHOD

Medical Inflatable Exhibi...

1. A large scale exhibit of a human heart comprising:an infrastructure presenting a three-dimensional, at least partial, representation of the human heart at a scale greater than at least 10:1; and
wherein the exhibit further includes an outside surface of the infrastructure modeling the outside of the human heart and an inside surface of the infrastructure modeling the inside of the human heart, the inside surface including three-dimensional forms representing physical features of the heart, including chambers of the heart;
wherein the exhibit further includes an opening through said outside surface; and
wherein said infrastructure is inflatable to a scale greater than 10:1, including inflatable walls, to define physical representations of chambers of the heart.

US Pat. No. 10,339,814

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES AS A SOCIAL NETWORK PLATFORM

Ping Liang, Newport Coas...

1. A method of enabling and managing in-person socializing of passengers in multiple traveling autonomous vehicles comprisingaccepting and/or storing information of passengers on current interests, friendships, and/or requests for in-person socializing while traveling in an autonomous vehicle, and ongoing or planned traveling route and traveling time of passengers in two or more autonomous vehicles;
performing match processing to find one or more matches of two or more passengers who are in two or more autonomous vehicles for in-person socializing while traveling in an autonomous vehicle, and overlapping traveling route and traveling time of ongoing or planned trips;
managing the wireless communication with two or more traveling autonomous vehicles and/or devices carried by passengers in the vehicles to collect information from and transmit information to such vehicles and/or passengers;
computing a plan for two or more autonomous vehicles carrying passengers who are matched by match processing wherein the plan includes one or more of traveling route and time information of each vehicle, and information for two traveling autonomous vehicles to complete a connection;
using one or more planning and controller modules of an information processing system to initiate a coordination of connection of said two or more autonomous vehicles and to communicate information to said two or more autonomous vehicles for them to execute the plan;
receiving updates from two or more traveling autonomous vehicles and/or devices carried by passengers in the vehicles and adapt the plan based on the received updates; and
using one or more planning and controller modules of an information processing system to control speed and lane position of said two or more autonomous vehicles during the trip and to connect said two or more autonomous vehicles while said two or more autonomous vehicles are still moving or in-motion.

US Pat. No. 10,339,790

INTERACTIVE MEDIA DEVICE

ESCO Technologies, LLC, ...

1. A device comprising:a remote control interface that receives wirelessly transmitted signals from a corresponding remote control, the remote control interface configured to receive:
a first wireless command issued from the remote control in response to a user selection of an emergency button on the remote control;
a second wireless command issued from the remote control in response to the user selection of at least one television station selection button on the remote control;
a medical emergency interface that issues an alert over a network to a medical response unit, where the alert is issued responsive to receipt of the first wireless command by the remote control interface;
a television interface that issues instructions to an associated television receiver to select a channel according to previously programmed favorite channel options, responsive to receipt of the second wireless command by the remote control interface; and
a network interface that communicably couples the device to a remote media service provider via the network, wherein the network interface enables the remote media service provider to program the device for the user, including programming the alert and the previously programmed favorite channel options;
wherein:
the device receives data from a medical record repository, where the received data indicates that the user should perform a task;
the television interface overrides the television to display the task on the television; and
a monitor interface sends an indication to the medical record repository that the task has been completed based on feedback from the user.

US Pat. No. 10,339,779

MONITORING SYSTEM

MSA Europe GmbH, Jona (C...

1. A mobile monitoring system for monitoring a deployed person, the mobile monitoring system comprising:a base station comprising:
at least one antenna which provides a radio cell, wherein the radio cell uses a first communication standard, and
a wireless interface which uses a second communication standard; and
at least one mobile monitoring apparatus comprising:
a transceiver configured for receiving monitoring data from at least one equipment object and sending the monitoring data to the base station via the radio cell, and
a signaling tag having participant information,
wherein the wireless interface of the base station is configured to automatically read out the participant information from the signaling tag of the at least one mobile monitoring apparatus using the second communication standard when the at least one mobile monitoring apparatus is within a minimum predetermined distance from the base station to automatically register the at least one mobile monitoring apparatus as at least one participant in the radio cell if the at least one mobile monitoring apparatus is not registered as the at least one participant and to deregister the at least one mobile monitoring apparatus if the at least one mobile monitoring apparatus is registered as the at least one participant.

US Pat. No. 10,339,704

IMAGE DATA PROCESSING METHOD IN IMAGE PROCESSOR AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM THEREFOR FOR RENDERING A TEXTURE BASED ON A TRIANGULATION PATTERN

AXELL CORPORATION, Tokyo...

1. An image data processing method being performed in an image processor comprising:a vertex shader which determines, based on received vertex data of a polygon, positions on a display unit corresponding to the vertex data;
a rasterizer which determines pixels on the display unit that are necessary to display, on the display unit, an image in which a designated texture is mapped on the polygon based on positions of apices on the display unit determined by the vertex shader; and
a pixel shader which determines, whenever information indicating a position of an individual pixel on the display unit where to determine a pixel value is received from the rasterizer, a pixel value of the position through interpolation using values of prescribed texture pixels around the position to display, on the display unit, the image in which the designated texture is mapped on the polygon, wherein:
the pixel shader determines, whenever the information indicating the position of the individual pixel on the display unit where to determine the pixel value is received from the rasterizer, a triangulation pattern of a triangulation technique that relates to a pixel grid, including the position, of the texture based on pixels constituting the pixel grid and pixels around the pixel grid, and determines a pixel value of the position through interpolation using the values of the prescribed texture pixels around the position based on the determined triangulation pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,339,644

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MODELING

Quasar Blu, LLC, Atlanta...

1. A computer-implemented method for generating an enhanced representation of a particular location, the method comprising:i. receiving, by at least one computer processor, a first image from a first portable computing device associated with a first individual taken while the first portable computing device is in a first position within a particular location at a first time;
ii. receiving, by at least one computer processor, a second image from a second portable computing device associated with a second individual taken while the second portable computing device is in a second position within the particular location at a second time;
iii. determining, by at least one computer processor, a first virtual position within a 3-D representation of the particular location that generally corresponds to the first position;
iv. determining, by at least one computer processor, a second virtual position within the 3-D representation of the particular location that generally corresponds to the second position;
v. after receiving the first and second image, combining, by at least one computer processor, the first image, the second image, and the 3-D representation so that the first position of the first image generally corresponds to the first virtual position within the 3-D representation and the second position of the second image generally corresponds to the second virtual position within the 3-D representation; and
vi. at least partially in response to combining the first image, the second image, and the 3-D representation, generating, by at least one computer processor, an enhanced representation of the particular location that includes the first image, the second image, and the 3-D representation of the particular location.

US Pat. No. 10,339,616

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REPRESENTING USAGE OF AN ELECTRONIC LEARNING SYSTEM

D2L Corporation, Kitchen...

1. A computer-implemented method for representing usage of an electronic learning system, the method comprising:receiving an input indicative of a selection of an interaction with a course content provided by the electronic learning system;
receiving representation parameters that define a scope of the usage to be represented, the representation parameters including at least a period of interest;
determining an event count for the interaction during the period of interest, the event count being a number of events stored at one or more storage components of the electronic learning system for the interaction with the course content;
generating a usage indicator that is reflective of a usage amount of the course content during the period of interest, the usage indicator being generated by adjusting the event count with at least one of a count parameter and a weight factor, the count parameter providing at least one limitation to a value of the event count and the weight factor indicating an amount of influence that the interaction has on the usage of the electronic learning system, wherein the usage indicator is generated based at least in part on one or more of an amount of time the course content was viewed, a number of revisions made to the course content, a number of keystrokes input in relation to the course content, a rating input for the course content, a user review for the course content, and a comment for the course content, an author of the course content, and an indication of whether the course content is bookmarked within the electronic learning system;
determining one or more groups of users based at least in part on a respective level of achievement of the user with respect to a course associated with the course content; and
determining a correlation between the interaction and a level of achievement with respect to the course based at least in part on the one or more groups of users; and
providing an indication of the correlation between the interaction and the level of achievement with respect to the course.

US Pat. No. 10,339,615

AUTOMATIC IP CORE GENERATION SYSTEM

Makoto Hayashi, Kanagawa...

1. An automatic IP core generation system that generates an IP core in accordance with parameter information input from a user,the automatic IP core generation system comprising:
a parameter acquisition unit configured to acquire the parameter information;
a meta IP core information storage unit configured to store a meta IP core model as a model for generating various IP cores;
a component library information storage unit configured to store a component to be used in the IP core and the meta IP core model;
an IP core generation unit configured to generate a package containing the IP core by using the meta IP core model and the component, in accordance with the parameter information; and
a package output unit configured to output the package,
wherein the IP core generation unit includes:
a model generation unit configured to generate a behavior level IP core from the meta IP core model and the component, in accordance with the parameter information; and
a high-level synthesis unit configured to generate a register transfer level IP core by performing high-level synthesis of the behavior level IP core, in accordance with the parameter information,
the package output by the package output unit includes implementation of one or more IP cores desired by the user among at least the behavior level IP core and the register transfer level IP core generated by the IP core generation unit, and
in response to the generated package satisfying specification requirement specified by the parameter information, the automatic IP core generation system provides the generated package for subsequent design development and manufacturing semiconductor devices.

US Pat. No. 10,339,593

SYSTEM AND NETWORK FOR OUTFIT PLANNING AND WARDROBE MANAGEMENT

Lutzy Inc., Brookhaven, ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving user input including wardrobe data specifying fashion items in the user's wardrobe;
compiling, by one or more computing devices and for each of the fashion items specified by the wardrobe data, size data corresponding to various dimensions of the fashion item;
generating, based on the size data, a wire frame model for one or more zones of a human form that are associated with the fashion items;
learning, by the one or more computing devices and based on the user input, user wardrobe preferences;
generating, by the one or more computing devices and based on the user wardrobe preferences and the wire frame model, a suggested outfit including one or more fashion items for the user and sizes of the one or more fashion items; and
presenting, in a user interface presented to the user, a graphical representation of the suggested outfit overlaid on the human form.

US Pat. No. 10,339,532

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UNIFORMLY PRICING ITEMS

MedCom Solutions, Inc., ...

1. A computer-implemented method of uniformly pricing items, the method comprising:creating in a first computing environment, with an electronic computer processor, a duplicate of an original electronic chargeable item database located in a second computing environment independent of the first computing environment;
accessing, by the processor and in an electronic revenue and usage database, a revenue data set comprising sales volume data, gross revenue data, and pricing information associated with each chargeable item stored in the duplicate electronic chargeable database;
using computer-implemented instructions executed by the processor for:
identifying in the duplicate electronic chargeable item database two or more chargeable items having the same procedural code;
linking the identified chargeable items having the same procedural code in at least one group of related chargeable items;
selecting a predetermined parameter from the revenue data set stored in the revenue and usage database, the predetermined parameter comprising:
a comparatively highest sales volume for selecting from among the respective sales volume values of each item in the linked group of related chargeable items,
a comparatively highest gross revenue for selecting from among the respective gross revenue values of each item in the linked group of related chargeable items, or
a comparatively highest price charged for selecting from among the respective price charged values of each item in the linked group of related chargeable items;
determining, by the processor, a uniform price for the linked group of related chargeable items using the selected predetermined parameter;
updating in the duplicate chargeable item database, by the processor, price charged data for each item in the linked group of related chargeable items with the determined uniform price; and,
exporting, by the processor, data from the duplicate chargeable item database to the original chargeable item database for implementing updates or changes derived from the duplicate chargeable item database.

US Pat. No. 10,339,529

RULES ENGINE FOR APPLYING RULES FROM A REVIEWING NETWORK TO SIGNALS FROM AN ORIGINATING NETWORK

MASTERCARD INTERNATIOINAL...

1. A rules engine for applying rules from a reviewing network to data signals from an originating network, said rules engine comprises a processor coupled to a memory device, said rules engine is coupled to the reviewing network, said rules engine is configured to:receive a clearing data signal from the originating network, the clearing data signal including clearing data for a first transaction that has been processed by the originating network, wherein the originating network and the reviewing network are payment networks;
generate a clearing response data signal including clearing response data by comparing the clearing data to a set of predefined rules stored in said memory device, wherein the clearing response data indicates that the reviewing network will guarantee settlement of the first transaction included in the clearing data;
transmit the clearing response data signal to the originating network; and
transmit funds from a financial account associated with the reviewing network to an acquiring bank associated with the first transaction after the first transaction does not settle on the originating network.

US Pat. No. 10,339,472

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CALIBRATING A MACHINE LEARNING MODEL

Sift Science, Inc., San ...

1. An online system for evolving one or more machine learning models for identifying new and/or different digital threats and neutralizing digital threats by calibrating the one or more machine learning model, the system comprising:a non-transitory computer-executable medium storing computer instructions that when executed by one or more computer processors provides an application programming interface that is in interactive communication with one or more endpoints of a machine learning service to control and/or operate one or more functions of an ensemble of machine learning models that are used to generate a digital threat score based on digital event data, wherein the digital event data relate to online activities of one or more users involved with one or more digital services provided by an online service provider;
the machine learning service being implemented by one or more hardware computer servers comprises:
a digital threat score reservoir that:
collects incumbent digital threat scores generated by an incumbent machine learning model and successor digital threat scores generated by an uncalibrated successor digital threat machine learning (ML) model;
generates an incumbent threat score distribution based on the incumbent digital threat scores and generates an uncalibrated successor threat score distribution based on the successor digital threat scores;
captures quantiles data from the incumbent digital threat score distribution and the uncalibrated successor score distribution;
a remapping module that generates a calibrated successor digital threat machine learning model by:
applying the quantiles of the incumbent digital threat score distribution to the uncalibrated successor digital threat score distribution;
remapping the successor digital threat scores of the successor digital threat score distribution based on the incumbent digital threat scores of the incumbent digital threat score distribution;
using the remapping of the successor digital threat scores and the quantiles of the incumbent digital threat scores to transform the successor digital threat scores to calibrated digital threat scores of the calibrated digital threat score distribution; and
wherein response to transforming the successor digital threat scores to calibrated successor digital threat scores, returning a calibrated successor digital threat score in response to the request for the digital threat score for a digital event or a digital actor;
wherein in response to returning the calibrated successor digital threat score, performing by the online service provider one or more of automatically approving, holding, and cancelling an activity or an online transaction associated with the digital event data based on a comparison of the calibrated digital threat score to an online service provider-specific score threshold to neutralize a digital threat associated with the activity or the online transaction.

US Pat. No. 10,339,450

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EFFICIENT EVOLUTION OF DEEP CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORKS USING FILTER-WISE RECOMBINATION AND PROPAGATED MUTATIONS

DeepCube Ltd., Tel Aviv ...

1. A method of training a plurality of convolutional neural networks (CNNs) using a genetic evolutionary model, each CNN comprising a hierarchy of layers, each layer comprising one or more channels, each channel comprising a plurality of artificial neurons, each CNN further comprising a plurality of filters, each filter representing a group of a plurality of weights of connections between neurons in a pair of channels in respective adjacent layers of the hierarchy, the method comprising:storing a plurality of artificial chromosomes representing the weights of the artificial neuron connections of the plurality of respective CNNs;
recombining a plurality of pairs of the chromosomes to generate, for each pair, a new chromosome that includes a different set of weights than in either chromosome of the pair, wherein recombining comprises selecting entire filters as inseparable groups of a plurality of weights from each of the pair of chromosomes by traversing the length of the pair of chromosomes, progressing filter-by-filter, switching back and forth at random between selecting a filter from a first chromosome or a second chromosome in the pair;
updating the plurality of artificial chromosomes by adding the new chromosomes and removing at least some of the non-recombined chromosomes; and
iteratively repeating said updating until the updated plurality of artificial chromosomes represent weights of CNNs that have a convergent error.

US Pat. No. 10,339,364

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REJECTING ERRONEOUS OBJECTS OF EXTRUSION IN POINT CLOUD DATA

CLEAREDGE3D, INC., Manas...

1. A method of rejecting the presence of an object of extrusion within a point cloud, said method comprising the steps of:receiving, through a data interface, data describing a set of measurements of observed portions of the one or more objects in the scene;
receiving data describing a predicted extruded object in the scene;
finding a set of near measurement points comprising measurement points wherein each measurement point is within a predefined distance of the predicted extruded object;
classifying points within the set of near measurement points associated with the predicted extruded object as on-surface or off-surface; and
rejecting the predicted extruded object whose ratio of off-surface measurement points to on-surface measurement points exceeds an allowable threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,339,362

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING FINGERPRINT BASED USER AUTHENTICATION USING IMAGERY CAPTURED USING MOBILE DEVICES

VERIDIUM IP LIMITED, Lon...

1. A method for performing fingerprint recognition, the method comprising:capturing, by a mobile device having a camera, a storage medium, instructions stored on the storage medium, and a processor configured by executing the instructions, images depicting a plurality of fingers of a subject;
detecting, with the processor using a finger detection algorithm, the plurality of fingers depicted in one or more of the images;
processing, with the processor, at least one image using a segmentation algorithm, to identify a respective fingertip segment for one or more fingers depicted in the at least one image;
extracting, with the processor from the identified respective fingertip segment for the one or more fingers, features of the one or more fingers;
generating, with the processor, a biometric identifier including the extracted features;
storing the generated biometric identifier in the memory; and
determined, with the processor, a liveness of the subject, wherein the step of determining liveness comprises:
processing an image of the identified respective fingertip segment using a convolutional neural network (CNN), wherein the CNN is trained on two classes of images including images of fingers captured from the live subjects and images of spoofed fingers.

US Pat. No. 10,339,325

MULTI-LEVEL SECURITY MODEL FOR SECURING ACCESS TO ENCRYPTED PRIVATE DATA

JJD Software LLC, Sarato...

1. A database security model for securing data in an application database, comprising:an encrypted storage area configured to store encrypted private data;
a first level system for implementing a plurality of first level routines, wherein each of the first level routines is callable from a database application to process and provide limited access to decrypted private data and wherein the first level routines can only be modified with a first level user account having access rights separate from the database application; and
a crypto system having a private key and decryption system that requires both the private key and a public key to decrypt encrypted private data in the encrypted storage area, wherein the crypto system decrypts private data in response to receiving a decrypt request and public key from a first level routine, and wherein the crypto system is accessible only with a crypto user account separate from the first level account and database application.

US Pat. No. 10,339,322

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING SECURITY VULNERABILITY IN BINARY AND LOCATION OF CAUSE OF SECURITY VULNERABILITY

KOREA INTERNET AND SECURI...

1. A binary vulnerability analysis method performed by a computing device, the binary vulnerability analysis method comprising:a primary execution step of recording a symbolic constraint of a vulnerability associated with an execution flow path causing a crash to a target binary to be analyzed and a suspicious element on the execution flow path by performing taint analysis through a primary execution of the target binary; and
a secondary execution step of performing a secondary execution after the primary execution step, which is a symbolic execution, on the execution flow path and, if an instruction satisfying the symbolic constraint recorded in the primary execution step is found, determining that the vulnerability exists in the target binary by comparing the suspicious element and the found instruction,
wherein the primary execution step includes performing the primary execution using an execution parameter for executing the target binary and setting a taint source for the taint analysis using the execution parameter, and
wherein setting the taint source comprises setting a loading location of the execution parameter during the primary execution as the taint source if “main” does not exist in a debug symbol of the target binary.

US Pat. No. 10,339,301

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ANALYSIS OF FILES FOR MALICIOUSNESS IN A VIRTUAL MACHINE

AO Kaspersky Lab, Moscow...

1. A method for analysis of files for maliciousness, the method comprises: opening and executing a file, by a processor, in a virtual machine; intercepting, by the processor, an event arising during an execution of a thread of a process created upon opening of the file; halting the execution of the thread of the process upon interception of the event; reading a context of the processor on which the thread of the process created upon opening of the file is being executed; comparing, by the processor, the context of the processor with a plurality of rules that check: a path of the file, a type of the file, an extension of the file, a behavior of the thread of the process created upon opening of the file, a changing, by the thread of the process, of attributes of the file, and an access of the thread of the process to the Internet; and based on a result of the comparison, performing at least one of: recognizing the file as being malicious, halting the execution of the process created upon opening of the file, changing the context of the processor, and waiting for a next intercepted event.

US Pat. No. 10,339,198

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BENCHMARKING ONLINE ACTIVITY VIA ENCODED LINKS

Bitly, Inc., New York, N...

1. A system for benchmarking online activity via encoded links generated by a linking system, comprising:at least one server of an online activity benchmarking system, configured to:
generate, for an information resource, a first set of encoded links linked to the information resource for presentation on a plurality of first information resources corresponding to a first vertical;
generate, for the information resource, a second set of encoded links linked to the information resource for presentation on a plurality of second information resources corresponding to a second vertical different from the first vertical;
receive, via the first set of encoded links, a first set of requests to access the information resource;
receive, via the second set of encoded links, a second set of requests to access the information resource;
identify, for each request of the first set of requests and the second set of requests to access the information resource, one or more attributes corresponding to the request;
assign the first set of requests to the first vertical and the second set of requests to the second vertical;
categorize the first set of requests and the second set of requests to access the information resource based on the one or more identified attributes;
identify, for each request of the first set of requests assigned to the first vertical, a first cookie of the online activity benchmarking system assigned to a first client device from which the request is received;
update a data structure of the first cookie to associate the first cookie to the first vertical;
identify, for each request of the second set of requests assigned to the second vertical, a second cookie of the online activity benchmarking system assigned to a second client device from which the request is received;
update a data structure of the second cookie to associate the second cookie to the second vertical; and
provide, for presentation, an output indicating statistics corresponding to the categorized first set of requests and the second set of requests based on the one or more identified attributes, the first vertical, and the second vertical.

US Pat. No. 10,339,192

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MATCHING BUZZWORDS IN A CLIENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

GrowPath, Inc., Durham, ...

1. A system comprising:an email server;
a case management server in communication with the email server, the case management server having a system email address for receiving emails and including:
a processor; and
a memory coupled to the processor and defining a database organized to include a plurality of cases, respective matters having case numbers, and, for each matter, the database including fields configured to store a name of the client, fields describing the client, fields describing a project being undertaken for the client, a documents location associated with the matter, a files location associated with the matter, and a notes location associated with the matter;
the system being configured to provide a graphical user interface to a workstation using which a user can review information relating to matters, including documents, files, and notes, the system being further configured, in response to receiving an email having a subject line and body, to determine whether the email is addressed to a system email address for the case management server and, if not, reject the email, to determine whether the email originated from a preapproved domain and, if not, reject the email, and to determine if the email subject line contains a case number matching a database matter case number and, if not, reject the email, and the system being configured to route at least a portion of non-rejected emails to the notes location of the matter having the matter number that matches the number contained in the email subject line wherein a user can access the non-rejected emails pertaining to a matter directly from a screen showing notes for the matter; and
a client workstation including a display screen configured to show the graphical user interface.

US Pat. No. 10,339,131

FAULT PREVENTION

Hortonworks, Inc., Santa...

1. A method, performed by at least one computing device, comprising:receiving metrics from a cluster of computer nodes relating to a heap size of a NameNode of a Hadoop Distributed File System on the cluster, the metrics including
a number of directories over a preceding period,
a number of predicted files over the preceding period,
a number of predicted blocks over the preceding period,
a number of predicted snapshot objects over the preceding period,
a size per metadata object (O),
a number of transactions (T), and
an average memory needed per transaction (M);
predicting, by linear regression, corresponding values for the received metrics over a future period, the corresponding values including
a number of directories over the future period (D),
a number of predicted files over the future period (F),
a number of predicted blocks over the future period (B), and
a number of predicted snapshot objects over the future period (S);
determining a value for the heap size of the NameNode over the future period, including
computing an amount of memory MD needed for the metadata objects according to MD=(D+F+B+S)*O,
computing an amount of memory TM needed for the number of transactions according to TM=T*M, and
computing the value for the heap size as MD+TM times a safety factor; and
outputting fault preventive recommendations based at least on the determined value for the heap size.

US Pat. No. 10,339,052

MASSIVE ACCESS REQUEST FOR OUT-OF-CORE TEXTURES BY A PARALLEL PROCESSOR WITH LIMITED MEMORY

CENTILEO LLC, Moscow (RU...

1. A method, comprising:organizing access request by one or more processors to the elements of textures, wherein a storage representation of the plurality of all the textures comprises a larger size than a capacity of processor memory, wherein the plurality of all the textures are stored only out-of-core, wherein an access is requested to incoherent data locations randomly distributed across the plurality of all the textures;
dividing by the one or more processors each texture from a plurality of all textures into plural evenly sized pages, each page comprising a subset of texels that are proximal to each other relative to the other of the texels of a particular texture, wherein all the plural pages comprises a representation of the plurality of textures, wherein each page contains up to M texels, where M is an integer number;
storing the plurality of all the pages in external memory and creating and allocating a cache system, the cache system comprising a page table and page cache in the processor memory;
allocating in the processor memory a page cache in a form of index structure capable of storing a subset of descriptors of the plurality of all pages wherein a page cache size depends on several limitations comprising the number of plural textures and the texture's size, the size of page in texels, the processor memory size or user setting;
allocating in the processor memory the page cache capable of storing CachedNP pages, wherein CachedNP depends on processor memory size and a user setting; and
allocating in the processor memory the page table comprising CachedNP descriptors of pages stored in the page cache, wherein each page descriptor comprises a page key, page time and a base address of the page data in the page cache, wherein the page key is a unique identity number of the page among the plurality of all the pages.

US Pat. No. 10,338,987

TESTING MODULE COMPATIBILITY

Dell Products LP, Round ...

1. A method for checking support and compatibility of a module without inserting the module into one of one or more empty slots of a chassis comprising:obtaining a platform specification and a configuration of the chassis;
receiving information about the module from a Near Field Communication (NFC) tag coupled to the module;
analyzing the information about the module against the platform specification, and the chassis configuration;
based on the analysis, determining that one of a plurality of conditions exists, wherein the plurality of conditions comprise:
a first condition exists when the module will not be supported according to the platform specification;
a second condition exists when the module will be supported according to the platform specification and there are no empty slots for which the module will be compatible with the chassis configuration; and
a third condition exists when the module will be supported according to the platform specification and there is at least one empty slot for which the module will be compatible with the chassis configuration; and
generating an indication, perceptible to a user, of a determined condition to allow the user to decide whether to insert the module.

US Pat. No. 10,338,912

UPDATING SOFTWARE BASED ON FUNCTION USAGE STATISTICS

Metrological Media Innova...

1. A computer-implemented method of measuring and updating a software program in a client system, the software program comprising plural functions, the method comprising receiving in a server system, statistics on the usage of certain functions in the software program in a predetermined time period, generating and issuing an optimized update to the software to the client system based on the statistics, the optimized update subsequently adopted by the client system, deriving with the server system a function mapping table mapping functions of the software program to abbreviations, said mapping being arranged in order of frequency of use of the functions as indicated in previously received statistics, and communicating said table to the client system, where said statistics received from the client system refer to the abbreviations instead of the functions.

US Pat. No. 10,338,800

ENHANCED PILOT DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS

FLIR Belgium BVBA, Meer ...

1. A system comprising:a user interface for a mobile structure, wherein the user interface comprises a display;
a controller configured to communicate with the user interface for the mobile structure, wherein the controller is configured to:
render a target icon and a reference icon on the display of the user interface, wherein the reference icon is associated with the mobile structure and is rendered substantially statically relative to the display over a first plurality of display updates;
receive user selection of the target icon from the user interface; and
render a target dialog on the display, wherein the target dialog is rendered substantially statically relative to the selected target icon over a second plurality of display updates, wherein the reference icon is rendered to remain substantially static relative to the display over the second plurality of display updates.

US Pat. No. 10,338,779

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR NAVIGATING BETWEEN VISUAL COMPONENTS

Cypress Lake Software, In...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a device including at least one processor operatively coupled to a display and non-transitory memory, the memory storing a plurality of applications including a first application and a second application, the device configured to:
present, utilizing the at least one processor and the display, a first window of the first application in a presentation space of the display;
detect, utilizing the at least one processor, first user input;
in response to the detection of the first user input, present, utilizing the at least one processor and the display, a representation of a second window of the second application in a menu, in a particular region of the presentation space of the display, for displaying the second window of the second application in the presentation space of the display in response to a detection of a second user input in connection with the representation of the second window, the particular region:
located in a first location adjacent to a second location of the first window, and
operable for being hidden in response to the first window being maximized;
detect, utilizing the at least one processor, the second user input in connection with the representation of the second window of the second application; and
in response to the detection of the second user input in connection with the representation of the second window of the second application, present, utilizing the at least one processor and the display, the second window of the second application;
wherein the apparatus is configured such that the menu is located in the first location if the first user input includes a first particular input, and the menu is located in a third location if the first user input includes a second particular input.

US Pat. No. 10,338,693

VISUAL COLLABORATION INTERFACE

Oblong Industries, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:generating gesture data of a first edge device by using a sensor;
a hardware gestural application server system receiving the generated gesture data;
the first edge device providing inertial data of the first edge device to the hardware gestural application server system;
the hardware gestural application server system generating a first gesture signal by using the gesture data and the inertial data; and
the hardware gestural application server system controlling a plurality of display devices in response to the first gesture signal.

US Pat. No. 10,338,692

DUAL TOUCHPAD SYSTEM

American Megatrends Inter...

1. A system, comprising:a first touchpad operating in a first mode of operation,
a second touchpad non-concentric with and spaced apart from the first touchpad, the second touchpad operating in a second mode of operation; and
a gesture recognition unit performing operations including:
receiving a first signal generated responsive to contact on the first touchpad,
determining that the first signal corresponds to a gesture made on the first touchpad to change a mode of operation of the second touchpad,
changing the second touchpad from the second mode of operation to third mode of operation while maintaining the first touchpad in the first mode of operation, and
generating a control signal associated with the third mode of operation based at least in part on a detecting a gesture on the second touchpad after changing the second touchpad from the second mode of operation to the third mode of operation.

US Pat. No. 10,338,664

CONTROL MODULE FOR DATA RETENTION AND METHOD OF OPERATING CONTROL MODULE

M2 COMMUNICATION INC., Z...

1. A control module used with a peripheral unit having a configuration information through a system bus, comprising:a storage unit configured to store a program;
a state machine unit configured to operate under the program; and
an event detector configured to receive a hardware interrupt signal from the peripheral unit via an additional wire, wherein the event detector triggers the state machine to perform one of storing and retrieving the configuration information respectively to and from the storage unit via the system bus, wherein:
the peripheral unit includes a flip-flop register to contain the configuration information when it is powered on, and the control module further includes:
a master interface configured to access the flip-flop register on the system bus by issuing one of a store and a restoration command;
a slave interface configured to be controlled by a master device on the system bus; and
a control register configured by the master device via the slave interface to store a task arrangement, a trigger event mask setting and a status of the control module; and
the event detector is configured to trigger the state machine by at least one of events being one selected from a group consisting of a general purpose input output, a timer expiration and an interrupt.

US Pat. No. 10,338,632

ADAPTIVE VOLTAGE CONVERTER

Ambiq Micro, Inc., Austi...

1. In an ultra-low power sub-threshold integrated circuit comprising a transistor having a threshold voltage Vth, a voltage conversion method adapted to deliver to a load a regulated voltage having a selected one of a first current capability and a second current capability less than the first current capability, said method comprising the steps of:[1.1] selectively developing a first voltage having the first current capability;
[1.2] selectively developing a second voltage having the second current capability; and
[1.3] selecting as the regulated voltage one of the first and second voltages as a function of a current consumption of the load;dynamically adjusting at least one of the first and second voltages as a function complementary to absolute temperature; andselecting at least one of the first and second voltages to be a selected one of a sub-threshold voltage less than said threshold voltage of said transistor (Vdd

US Pat. No. 10,338,611

REGULATOR

UNILOK CORPORATION, Inch...

1. A regulator controlling a pressure of fluid, comprising:a body having a cavity formed therein, an inlet through which the fluid flows, an outlet through the fluid discharged, and a pilot fluid inlet;
a first diaphragm located in the cavity and partitioning the cavity into a first chamber and a second chamber, the first chamber being in fluid communication with the inlet and the outlet, the second chamber being in fluid communication with the pilot fluid inlet;
a first biasing mean located in the first chamber and configured to bias the first diaphragm; and
a second biasing mean located in the second chamber and configured to bias the first diaphragm by being displaced based on pilot fluid pressure of the pilot fluid,
wherein the first biasing mean includes:
a seat disposed in a flow path connecting the inlet and the outlet in the first chamber;
a seat holder to fix the seat;
a poppet which is connected to the first diaphragm, which is in contact with the seat to close the flow path, and which is spaced from the seat to open the flow path; and
a poppet spring to elastically support the poppet toward the seat;
wherein the second biasing mean includes:
an actuator body partitioning the second chamber into a first region and a second region along a first direction perpendicular to the first diaphragm;
a first piston located in the first region and sliding in a first direction based on the pilot fluid introduced into the first region; and
a second piston located in the second region and sliding in the first direction based on the pilot fluid introduced into the second region.

US Pat. No. 10,338,564

REMOTE MATERIAL YIELD OPTIMIZATION FOR LEATHER AND OTHER HETEROGENEOUS MATERIAL

GERBER TECHNOLOGY LLC, T...

1. A system for processing a work-piece comprising a sheet of material into pieces, the system comprising:a production environment including a facility for handling the work-piece, the production environment configured for collecting data characterizing the work-piece and for subsequently cutting the work-piece into a plurality of products; and
a development environment including at least one computer separate from the production environment, the development environment configured for receiving characterization data from the production environment, and, based on a plurality of nesting variables, developing a nesting strategy for cutting a plurality of products from the work-piece and providing the nesting strategy to the production environment without affecting production;
wherein developing the nesting strategy comprises:
developing a first nesting strategy and a second nesting strategy by applying the plurality of nesting variables;
iteratively changing the first nesting strategy and the second nesting strategy and comparing the first nesting strategy to the second nesting strategy to identify a preferred nesting strategy providing the best yield or processing time; and
selecting the preferred nesting strategy.

US Pat. No. 10,338,491

OPTICAL SCANNING APPARATUS AND OPTICAL SCANNING APPARATUS SYSTEM

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. An optical scanning apparatus comprising:a light source;
a substrate including an electric circuit for causing the light source to emit light; and
a deflection unit configured to deflect and scan the light emitted from the light source,
wherein the light source and the electric circuit are connected to each other with terminals of the light source inserted into holes provided at positions, opposing the light source, of the substrate,
wherein the substrate includes a plurality of holes, and
a number of the plurality of holes is larger than a number of the terminals of the light source, and
wherein the substrate has an area with which the light source is overlapped as seen in an optical axis of the light, and
the plurality of holes is located in the area of the substrate and the plurality of holes is located within a concentric circle centered at the optical axis of the light emitted from the light source toward the deflection unit.

US Pat. No. 10,338,460

PROJECTION APPARATUS

Compal Electronics, Inc.,...

1. A projection apparatus having a base and disposed on a bearing surface, the projection apparatus comprising:an image projection module, having a first optical axis and for forming a projection area on the bearing surface, wherein a projection of the first optical axis on a X-Z projection plane of the projection apparatus is perpendicular to a X-Y projection plane of the projection apparatus, and the projection area is formed on the X-Y projection plane;
a lens module, disposed on a side of the image projection module, wherein the lens module comprises N cameras, the N cameras each have a corresponding second optical axis and are for forming N shooting areas respectively, the N second optical axes are tilted to the first optical axis and have N angles with respect to the X-Z projection plane respectively, a Nth angle among the N angles is ??an, and the projection area is at least partially overlapped with the N shooting areas to form an overlapping area, wherein when the ??an corresponding to a Nth camera among the N cameras is 0 degree, a Nth shooting area corresponding to the Nth camera on the bearing surface is a rectangle having a long side and a wide side corresponding to the base, a length of the wide side of the Nth shooting area is Yacn, and a length of the long side of the Nth shooting area is 2Xacn; and
a light emitting module, comprising M light emitting components, wherein the M light emitting components each have a corresponding third optical axis and are for forming M sensing areas respectively, the first optical axis is located between the M sensing areas, wherein the projection area, the N shooting areas and the M sensing areas are at least partially overlapped with each other to form a rectangular shooting sensing area, the rectangular shooting sensing area has a long side and a wide side corresponding to the base, and a length of the wide side of the rectangular shooting sensing area is greater than or equal to Yacn.

US Pat. No. 10,338,453

PHOTONIC CRYSTAL ALL-OPTICAL MULTISTEP-DELAY SELF-AND-TRANSFORMATION LOGIC GATE

Zhengbaio Ouyang, Shenzh...

1. A photonic crystal (PhC) all-optical multistep-delay self-AND-transformation logic gate, comprising:a PhC structure unit, an optical switch unit, a memory or delayer, a wave absorbing load, a D-type flip-flop unit and a NOT logic gate; a logic-signal (X) is connected with an input port of a two-branch waveguide, and two output ports of the two-branch waveguide are respectively connected with a memory input port and a logic-signal input port of said optical switch unit; an output port of said memory is connected with a delay-signal input port of the optical switch unit; two intermediate-signal output ports of said optical switch unit are respectively connected with an intermediate-signal input port of said PhC structure unit and said wave absorbing load; a clock-signal (CP) is connected with an input port of a three-branch waveguide, and three output ports of a three-branch waveguide are respectively connected with a NOT logic gate input port, a first clock-signal input port of said PhC structure unit, and a second clock-signal input port of said optical switch unit;
a NOT logic gate output port is connected with a third clock-signal input port of said D-type flip-flop unit; a signal output port of said PhC structure unit is connected with a D-signal input port of said D-type unit.

US Pat. No. 10,338,417

MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES FOR ION IMPURITIES IN LIQUID CRYSTAL MIXTURES

Henry Zhang Zou

1. A method for measuring a performance parameter of a liquid crystal mixture under test, the method comprising:providing a liquid crystal test cell having a pair of electrodes;
placing the liquid crystal mixture under test into the liquid crystal test cell;
applying an electrical driving signal to the electrodes of the liquid crystal test cell;
measuring an electrical response signal from the electrodes; and
based on the electrical driving signal and the electrical response signal, and in the absence of measuring light transmitted through or reflected off of the liquid crystal test cell, determining a twist elastic constant for the liquid crystal mixture under test;
wherein the twist elastic constant is determined from an ion distribution spectrum that includes a display of the number of ions present in the liquid crystal mixture under test versus a given frequency of the electrical driving signal.

US Pat. No. 10,338,409

LENS WITH OFF-AXIS CURVATURE CENTER

eyeBrain Medical, Inc., ...

1. A convergence-reducing lens, wherein:a central normal of the convergence-reducing lens defines a z-axis, and a central region of the convergence-reducing lens defines a tangential, centered x-y plane, together defining an x-y-z coordinate system of the convergence-reducing lens, the convergence-reducing lens comprising
a distance-vision region with a non-negative distance-vision optical power, having
a front distance-vision surface with a center of front distance-vision curvature, and
a rear distance-vision surface with a center of rear distance-vision curvature; and
a near-vision region with an optical power within 0.5D of the distance-vision optical power, having
a front near-vision surface with a center of front near-vision curvature, and
a rear near-vision surface with a center of rear near-vision curvature; wherein
at least one of
an x-coordinate of the center of front near-vision curvature is nasal relative to an x-coordinate of the center of front distance-vision curvature, and
an x-coordinate of the center of rear near-vision curvature is temporal relative to an x-coordinate of the center of rear distance-vision curvature; wherein
the front distance-vision surface and the rear distance-vision surface at an x-distance from a center of the coordinate system define a distance-vision surface convergence angle;
the front near-vision surface and the rear near-vision surface at the x-distance from the center of the coordinate system define a near-vision surface convergence angle; and
the near-vision surface convergence angle is smaller than the distance-vision surface convergence angle.

US Pat. No. 10,338,373

ELECTROWETTING ELEMENT WITH RIDGE

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. An electrowetting element comprising:a first fluid;
a second fluid immiscible with the first fluid;
a first support plate and a second support plate, the first fluid and the second fluid located between the first support plate and the second support plate, the first support plate comprising:
a first support plate surface, at least one of the first fluid or the second fluid in contact with the first support plate surface;
a substrate having a substrate surface;
an electrode, the first fluid and the second fluid switchable to a first configuration with a non-zero voltage applied between the electrode and the second fluid;
a ridge comprising a top surface substantially parallel to the substrate surface and a side surface angled relative to the top surface of the ridge, wherein an interior angle within the ridge between a plane of the top surface of the ridge and a plane of the side surface of the ridge is greater than or equal to approximately 135 degrees and less than 180 degrees, the ridge having a height, between a plane of the first support plate surface and the plane of the top surface of the ridge, the height of the ridge being less than a
thickness of the first fluid, with the first fluid and the second fluid in a second configuration with a zero voltage applied between the electrode and the second fluid, in a direction substantially perpendicular to the plane of the first support plate surface; and
a wall located at least partly on the top surface of the ridge with the wall at least partly between the top surface of the ridge and the second support plate, the wall having an inner surface within the electrowetting element,
the ridge configured to limit a flow of the first fluid along the inner surface of the wall with the first fluid and the second fluid switched to the first configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,338,352

WIDE-ANGLE LENS SYSTEM FOR ULTRA-SHORT AND LARGE FIELD-OF-VIEW CAMERA MODULE

OmniVision Technologies, ...

1. A wide-angle lens system comprising:an image sensor side lens having a first surface and a second surface, wherein the first surface is
a concave aspheric surface and the second surface is planar;
wherein the image sensor side lens is a replicated wafer-level lens;
wherein the second surface of the image sensor side lens is secured to an outermost surface of an image sensor;
a transparent layer between the second surface of the image sensor side lens and the outermost surface of the image sensor, wherein the transparent layer is a glue to glue the image sensor side lens to the image sensor;
an object side lens having a concave aspheric surface and a planar surface;
an intermediate lens having a convex aspheric surface and a planar surface; and
a substrate;
wherein the object side lens is a wafer-level lens replicated on a first side of the substrate, and
the intermediate lens is a wafer-level lens replicated on a second side of the substrate; and
wherein the object side lens, the intermediate lens, and the image sensor side lens have a common optical axis.

US Pat. No. 10,338,340

VISUAL CAMERA BEARING STRUCTURE CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING BARREL LENS OF A LARGE AREA

FUNDER ELECTRICAL GLOBAL ...

1. A visual camera bearing structure, comprising:a shaft body, having a top end portion and bottom end portion;
a through hole, configured inside said shaft body, one end of said through hole being in communication with said bottom end portion of said shaft body, another end thereof said top end portion of said shaft body, and said top end portion formed with a lens barrel accommodation opening; and
a barrel lens (a lens in a lens barrel) support having a larger diameter, configured on an outer peripheral wall of said top end portion of said shaft body;
wherein an inside of said lens barrel accommodation opening is configured with a lens barrel, two ends of said lens barrel are respectively configured with a base capable of being placed in said lens barrel accommodation opening and a lens accommodation portion exposed out of said lens accommodation opening, the area of said lens accommodation portion is larger than the one of said base, allowing an outer ring edge portion of said lens accommodation portion to be radially extended to correspond to said barrel lens support, and said outer ring edge portion of said lens accommodation portion is attached to said barrel lens support; an outer rim of said lens barrel accommodation opening is configured with a raised ring, and said outer ring edge portion of said lens accommodation portion an annular groove combinable with said raised ring corresponding to said raised ring.

US Pat. No. 10,338,294

CROSS RUNNER LIGHT FIXTURE

Southpac Trust Internatio...

1. A light fixture configured to mount on a suspended ceiling grid and mechanically function as a cross runner, the light fixture comprising:a light guide configured for the transmission of light through total internal reflection, the light guide comprising:
one or more front side surfaces wherein each front side surface comprises two opposing ends, wherein each opposing end comprises an indentation;
one or more back sides;
at least one edge configured for coupling with a light source;
light extracting features configured on at least a portion of one of the one or more front side surfaces;
tabs configured on both opposing ends of the light fixture, wherein the tabs are configured to engage with corresponding slots in a T-bar, such that after installation the light fixture will perform similar mechanical functions as a cross runner; and
wherein all or a portion of the indentations of opposing ends of the front side surfaces of the light guide are configured for engaging with, or being disposed in close proximity above a corresponding inner surface of a main runner in a suspended ceiling grid, and a portion of the one or more back sides of the light guide are configured to engage with, or be disposed in close proximity below a portion of the front side of one or more ceiling tiles of the suspended ceiling grid after installation of the light fixture in the suspended ceiling grid.

US Pat. No. 10,338,280

VARIFOCAL LENS MODULE

1. A varifocal lens module comprising:a lens formed of a flexible and transparent material and having a focal length varying according to a variable shape thereof;
a driving part deformed in response to an electric signal; and
a structural body configured to connect the lens and the driving part,
wherein the structural body is moved by deformation of the driving part,
wherein the variable shape of the lens is changed by the movement of the structural body,
wherein the driving part comprises:
a material layer;
an upper electrode provided on a top surface of the material layer; and
a lower electrode provided on a bottom surface of the material layer,
wherein the electric signal is applied to the upper and lower electrodes, and
wherein the material layer is expanded when the electric signal is applied to the upper and lower electrodes.

US Pat. No. 10,338,212

GOLF SWING ANALYSIS APPARATUS AND METHOD

UCOMM TECHNOLOGY, CO., LT...

1. An apparatus for analyzing a golf swing, comprising:a signal detecting unit including a Doppler radar sensor which radiates a transmission wave to a golf club and a golf ball and detects a reflected wave, in which a first reflected wave of the golf club and a second reflected wave of the golf ball are mixed, and detects a frequency deviation between the transmission wave and the mixed reflected wave and generates an output signal; and
a swing analysis information calculating unit configured to calculate a speed of the golf club and a speed of the golf ball by using the output signal,
wherein:
the swing analysis information calculating unit calculates the speed of the golf ball based on a signal, which is obtained by converting the output signal into a frequency domain, and calculates the speed of the golf club based on a signal, which is generated from the output signal in a time domain, and
wherein: the swing analysis information calculating unit further includes a practice swing determining unit, which determines a swing as a hitting swing when the candidate speed of the golf ball has a predetermined value or more, and determines a swing as a practice swing when the candidate speed of the golf ball has less than the predetermined value, and
wherein: the practice swing determining unit differently applies the predetermined value based on the kind of golf club.

US Pat. No. 10,338,189

METADATA-BASED EMITTER LOCALIZATION

HawkEye 360, Inc., Hernd...

1. A method comprising:obtaining, from a first sensing device, first information corresponding to a first radio signal received at the first sensing device from a candidate location;
determining a first reconstructed signal corresponding to the first radio signal based on the first information;
determining at least one of a first time-estimate or a first frequency-estimate based on a correlation between the first radio signal and the first reconstructed signal;
determining first metadata corresponding to the first radio signal based on at least one of the first information, the first time-estimate, or the first frequency-estimate;
obtaining, from a second sensing device, second information corresponding to a second radio signal received at the second sensing device from the candidate location;
determining a second reconstructed signal corresponding to the second radio signal based on the second information;
determining at least one of a second time-estimate or a second frequency-estimate based on correlation between the second radio signal and the second reconstructed signal;
determining second metadata corresponding to the second radio signal based on at least one of the second information, the second time-estimate, or the second frequency-estimate;
transmitting at least one of the first metadata or the second metadata to an information combining node;
obtaining, from the information combining node, at least one of the first metadata or the second metadata;
determining a relationship between the first metadata and the second metadata; and
determining the candidate location based on the first metadata, the second metadata, and the relationship between the first metadata and the second metadata,
wherein transmitting at least one of the first metadata or the second metadata to the information combining node comprises restricting transmission of the first radio signal and the second radio signal to the information combining node based on a bandwidth or storage of the first sensing device, the second sensing device, or the information combining node,
wherein determining the first reconstructed signal comprises minimizing a first cost metric corresponding to a difference between the first reconstructed signal and the first radio signal, and
wherein determining the second reconstructed signal comprises minimizing a second cost metric corresponding to a difference between the second reconstructed signal and the second radio signal.

US Pat. No. 10,338,155

MAGNETOMETER BODY AND THREE-AXIS INDUCTION MAGNETOMETER USING THE SAME

INSTITUTE OF ELECTRONICS,...

1. A three-axis Induction Magnetometer (IM), comprising:a sensor body module comprising three magnetometer bodies, wherein directions of magnetic cores of any two of the three magnetometer bodies are perpendicular to each other, and each of the magnetometer bodies comprises: a magnetic core structure with an H-shaped longitudinal section, having an middle portion being an elongated rod-shaped magnetic core, and two end portions being disk-shape magnetic flux concentrators; and an induction coil evenly wounded around a perimeter of the middle portion of the magnetic core structure; and
three chopper amplifier circuits each having an input connected to two ends of an induction coil in a corresponding magnetometer body to enhance amplitude of a signal output by the induction coil in through chopper amplification,
wherein each of the chopper amplifier circuits comprises:
a matching network module configured to compensate for an output resonant point of an induction coil to eliminate a resonant peak and smooth impedance at the resonant point;
a modulation module connected to the matching network module and configured to modulate a signal output by the matching network module to a high frequency with a square signal at a preset frequency to generate a chopping signal;
a current amplification module connected to the modulation module and configured to perform low-noise current amplification on the chopping signal output by the modulation module by using an operational amplifier or a pair transistor amplifier;
a demodulation module connected to the current amplification module and configured to demodulate a useful signal in the signal output by the current amplification module to a low frequency, and modulate a 1/f noise introduced by the operational amplifier or the pair transistor amplifier in the current amplification module to a high frequency; and
a filter module configured to filter out a high-frequency signal resulting from the modulating and demodulating processes to retain a useful magnetic field signal.

US Pat. No. 10,338,118

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CHARACTERIZING ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSIONS

Aurora Insight Inc., Was...

1. A system for detecting and characterizing electromagnetic emissions, comprising:a plurality of antennas each configured to receive a radio frequency emission, wherein at least one of the plurality of antennas is capable of receiving radio signals over a wide frequency range;
a radio sensor configured to filter the received radio frequency emission to at least mitigate aliasing in a frequency band of interest within the received radio frequency emission;
an analog to digital conversion unit configured to convert the filtered radio frequency emission to a time-domain digital dataset; and
a signal analyzer comprising a processor, a memory, and a plurality of programming instructions stored in the memory and operating on the processor, wherein the plurality of programming instructions, when operating on the processor, cause the processor to:
transform the time-domain digital dataset into a frequency-domain dataset;
perform a plurality of measurement-combining operations on at least a portion of the frequency-domain data including at least calculating a parameter per frequency bin and accumulating the calculated parameters per bin; and
generate a signal-usage dataset by at least analyzing the digital dataset for a plurality of signal usage patterns based at least in part by analysis of the accumulated bin parameters.

US Pat. No. 10,338,096

METROLOGICAL SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPE

Oxford Instruments Asylum...

1. An atomic force microscope system that operates to characterize a sample, comprising:an atomic force microscope probe having a cantilever with a tip;
an objective lens which allows optical viewing in an area near the sample, the objective lens operable to direct a light beam to a surface of the cantilever and to obtain a return beam from the surface,the return beam being indicative of movement of the cantilever;a first optical beam positioning unit, comprising:a rotatable steering mirror that is rotatable in two orthogonal axes that are parallel to a reflecting surface of the steering mirror;a light source emitting a first beam directed at the steering mirror, where the first beam has a first wavelength;the steering mirror controlled to reflect the first beam on the surface of the cantilever opposite the tip, by pitching and yawing the steering mirror, and controlling a physical pivot where the two orthogonal axes intersect to coincide with a point of incidence where the first beam is reflected from the mirror;a first mirror receiving the first beam from the first optical beam positioning unit and directing the first beam to the objective lens;said first mirror receiving a reflection of the first beam from the surface of the cantilever, anda first photodetector detecting a first light power of the first light beam reflected form the surface of the cantilever;a second optical beam positioning unit, comprising:a second light source emitting a second beam at a second wavelength different than the first wavelength;a second rotatable steering mirror, that is rotatable in two orthogonal axes that are parallel to a reflecting surface of the rotatable steering mirror,the second steering mirror controlled to reflect the second beam on the surface of the cantilever opposite the tip by pitching and yawing the second steering mirror and controlling a physical pivot where the two orthogonal axes intersect to coincide with a point of incidence where the second beam is reflected from the mirror; anda second mirror receiving the second beam from the second optical beam positioning unit and directing the second beam to the objective lens; anda second photodetector detecting a second light power of the second light beam reflected form the surface of the cantilever;where both the first beam and the second beam are reflected from the surface of the cantilever; andwherein said system is used for a functionality other than measuring probe displacement of the cantilever.

US Pat. No. 10,338,036

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCANNING A TEST OBJECT AND CORRECTING FOR GAIN

TECSCAN SYSTEMS INC., Bo...

1. An apparatus for scanning a test object, comprising:a mechanical scanner;
a probe mounted on the mechanical scanner; and
a controller operably connected to the mechanical scanner and to the probe, the controller being configured to:
control a bidirectional scanning motion of the probe to obtain a first plurality of measurements for a first corresponding plurality of scanning points defined over a positive direction scan line on a surface of a reference object and to obtain a second plurality of measurements for a second corresponding plurality of scanning points defined over a negative direction scan line on the surface of the reference object;
build a first gain correction map including a first plurality of gain values calculated as a function of the first plurality of scanning points on the surface of the reference object;
build a second gain correction map including a second plurality of gain values calculated as a function of the second plurality of scanning points on the surface of the reference object;
control a bidirectional scanning motion of the probe to obtain a third plurality of measurements for a third corresponding plurality of scanning points defined over a positive direction scan line on a surface of the test object and to obtain a fourth plurality of measurements for a fourth corresponding plurality of scanning points defined over a negative direction scan line on the surface of the test object; and
normalize amplitudes of the third and fourth pluralities of measurements obtained for the third and fourth pluralities of scanning points on the surface of the test object using the gain values of the first and second gain correction maps.

US Pat. No. 10,338,033

TYPING AND IMAGING OF BIOLOGICAL AND NON-BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS USING QUANTITATIVE ULTRASOUND

Riverside Research Instit...

1. A method for accurately determining properties of a biological material, comprising a patient's bodily tissue, in order to specifically identify where collection of cancer cells may be located in said biological material, comprising,performing an ultrasound scan of said biological material with ultrasound pulses, said biological material having a known depth;
acquiring backscattered echo signals from said biological material being scanned with echo signal energy spanning a spectrum of frequencies and noise, wherein only including information useful to accurately determine said properties of said biological material in a specific bandwidth portion of said frequency spectrum;
maximizing an adapted spectral bandwidth by selecting said specific bandwidth portion in said frequency spectrum to use in order to accurately determine said properties of said biological material, said specific bandwidth portion being adapted to be free of noise and compensate for degradation of signal amplitude by being narrow for echo signals coming from a relatively deep portion of said biological material and wider for echo signals coming from a less deep portion of said biological material;
extracting information from signals included within said adapted spectral bandwidth, the information including normalized spectral parameter values, scatter-property estimates, and echo signal envelope statistics; and
utilizing said extracted information to specifically identify where said collection of cancer cells may be located in said patient's bodily tissue.

US Pat. No. 10,337,989

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO DETECT VEHICLE EMISSIONS NONCOMPLIANCE

Opus Inspection, Inc., E...

1. A method of determining and evaluating vehicle emissions performance of in-use vehicles for compliance with emissions requirements, the method comprising:measuring the emissions of a plurality of vehicles using a vehicle emission remote sensing device during in-use operation of the plurality of vehicles to obtain a plurality of emission analysis results;
identifying the plurality of vehicles associated with the plurality of emission analysis results by vehicle make and model;
recording the plurality of emission analysis results based on vehicle make and model in a database to obtain a plurality of emission analysis results recorded based on vehicle make and model for at least one particular make and model; and
analyzing the plurality of emission analysis results by population for a particular make and model to evaluate the vehicle emission performance for the particular make and model by population.

US Pat. No. 10,337,946

GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS USING SEARCH AREA INDICATORS

Picarro Inc., Santa Clar...

1. A method comprising:performing a gas leak detection survey by
measuring a plurality of gas concentration values at a corresponding plurality of measurement points using a gas concentration measurement device carried by a moving vehicle along a survey path; and
determining a plurality of geospatially-referenced locations of the plurality of measurements points using a positioning device carried by the moving vehicle;
employing at least one hardware processor to determine a representative wind direction and a wind direction variability characterizing a plurality of wind direction values relative to ground; and
employing the at least one hardware processor to generate content to be displayed, the content including at least one search area indicator positioned on a street map, the search area indicator indicating a search area suspected to have a gas leak source, the search area indicator being positioned on the street map at a measurement location along the survey path characterized by a peak in gas concentration measured by the gas concentration measurement device, the search area indicator having an axis indicating the representative wind direction, the search area indicator having a width relative to the axis, the width being indicative of the wind direction variability.

US Pat. No. 10,337,936

DYNAMOMETER HAVING A CHASSIS TO CHASSIS LOAD MEASUREMENT DEVICE

Techlusion Corporation, ...

1. A dynamometer comprising:a dynamometer chassis configured to support a vehicle thereon;
a roller load test unit mounted in a load supporting surface of the dynamometer chassis;
a wheel carriage having a frame defining a wheel cavity therein and supported by a plurality of wheels, wherein a wheel of the vehicle supported on the dynamometer chassis is releasably attached within the wheel cavity, and wherein the wheel carriage is longitudinally movable upon the plurality of wheels along the dynamometer chassis during operation of the vehicle on the dynamometer; and
a load sensing mechanism attached between the dynamometer chassis and the wheel carriage such that a longitudinal axis of the vehicle extends through the load sensing mechanism, the load sensing mechanism configured to measure force in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle between the wheel carriage and the dynamometer chassis during operation of the vehicle on the dynamometer.

US Pat. No. 10,337,908

LOAD CELL ASSEMBLY FOR A TOWING VEHICLE

Vishay Transducers, Ltd.,...

1. A cast load cell for use with an adjustable fifth wheel coupling system having a first mounting portion with an adjustment track connectable to a towing vehicle and having a second mounting portion coupleable to a fifth wheel trailer, the cast load cell comprising:a mounting plate portion having mounting features configured for slidably receiving and removably engaging the adjustment track of the first mounting portion;
a load sensing portion integrally formed with and connected to the mounting plate portion, the load sensing portion having a flexure portion spaced apart from the mounting plate portion and defining a flexure gap therebetween that allows the load sensing portion to move relative to the mounting plate in response to a load on the load sensing portion, the load sensing portion having a sensor cavity machined therein above at least a portion of the flexure gap;
a shaft mounting portion integrally formed with and connected to the load sensing portion above the flexure gap, the shaft mounting portion configured to pivotally receive a portion of the second mounting portion of the fifth wheel coupling system; and
a load sensor connected to the load sensor portion and positioned within the sensor cavity above a portion of the flexure gap;
wherein the mounting plate portion, the load sensing portion, and shaft mounting portion define an integral, weld-free, substantially homogenous unitary cast member, into which the sensing cavity is machined and the load sensor is attached.

US Pat. No. 10,337,904

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING FLOW OF A MEDIUM

INNOVATIVE SENSOR TECHNOL...

1. A thermal flow sensor for determining flow of a medium, comprising:a substrate;
first and second temperature sensors arranged on said substrate, said first and second temperature sensors are embodied as heatable temperature sensors or as a first non-heatable temperature sensor, which is associated with a first heating element, and as a second non-heatable temperature sensor, which is associated with a second heating element;
a power supply unit, which is embodied to supply said first heatable temperature sensor or said first heating element by means of a first signal with a first heating power determined earlier during an adjustment operation, in which the flow is brought to essentially zero and in which the flow of the medium is held at essentially zero, and to supply said second heatable temperature sensor or said second heating element by means of a second signal with a second heating power, which is different to the first heating power, determined earlier in the adjustment operation; and
an evaluation unit, which is embodied to ascertain a temperature difference (?T) between said first temperature sensor and said second temperature sensor in a measurement operation for determining flow of the medium and to determine, based on the temperature difference (?T), a measured value, which represents the flow of the medium, wherein:
said evaluation unit is embodied to ascertain said first heating power to be supplied to said first heatable temperature sensor or said first heating element in the adjustment operation and to ascertain said second heating power to be supplied to said second heatable temperature sensor or said second heating element in the adjustment operation; and
said evaluation unit is embodied to ascertain said first and second heating powers in such a manner that in case of supplying said first heatable temperature sensor or said first heating element with said first heating power and in case of supplying said second heatable temperature sensor or said second heating element with said second heating power the measured value is essentially zero.

US Pat. No. 10,337,830

PORTABLE OPTICAL DEVICE WITH INTERACTIVE WIRELESS REMOTE CAPABILITY

Talon Precision Optics, L...

1. A firearm scope comprising:an optical sensor to capture video data;
a display;
a transceiver configured to communicate data wirelessly through a communication channel; and
a controller configured to:
provide a portion of the video data to the display;
provide media content including the video data, a reticle, and a visual marker assigned by a user of the firearm scope to a selected location on a selected target within the video data to the transceiver for wireless transmission;
maintain the visual marker on the selected location on the selected target by automatically tracking the selected target within the video data;
receive a signal from the communication channel in response to the wireless transmission, the signal from a computing device operated by a remote user; and
selectively modify the portion by adjusting the selected location of the visual marker previously assigned by the user on the selected target within the portion of the video data provided to the display in response to receiving the signal to reposition the visual marker.

US Pat. No. 10,337,828

BALANCING DEVICE FOR FIREARMS

BENELLI ARMI, S.P.A., Pe...

1. A balancing assembly for a firearm, wherein the firearm includes at least one barrel having a muzzle and a stock, said balancing assembly comprising:at least one front support and at least one rear support respectively mountable to said firearm in a region adjacent to said muzzle and in a region about said stock; and
a plurality of weight members, said at least one front support and said at least one rear support each being configured to support one or more of said plurality of weight members, said one or more of said plurality of weight members being modular and mutually analogous,
each one of said plurality of weight members including (i) a flattened body provided with at least one hole adapted to receive a locking screw to fasten the respective one of said plurality of weight members to said at least one front support or to said at least one rear support, (ii) at least one protrusion formed on one side of said flattened body, said protrusion being adapted to alternatively engage a seat formed in said at least one front support and a seat formed in said at least one rear support, and (iii) a recess formed on an opposite side of said flattened body,
said at least one protrusion of any one of said plurality of weight members being insertable into said recess of any other one of said plurality of weight members when such weight members are attached to a same one of said at least one front support and said at least one rear support.

US Pat. No. 10,337,822

GUN SCRAPER TOOL

Revo Brand Group, LLC, P...

1. A gun scraper tool for scraping carbon and residue off of a firearm, the gun scraper tool comprising:a triangular housing having three sides, an upper face, and a bottom face, and comprising:
a first outer housing layer;
a second outer housing layer; and
a middle housing layer sandwiched between the first and second outer housing layers;
an aperture in the center of the housing passing through the first outer housing layer, the second outer housing layer, and the middle housing layer; a brush in the aperture having bristles extending from the perimeter of the aperture to a central opening; and
a plurality of tool components structured and configured to use the housing as a base wherein the first and second outer housing layers and the middle housing layer align on top of one another.

US Pat. No. 10,337,815

FIREARM SUPPORT

LEONARDO S.P.A., Rome (I...

1. Firearm support for a firearm comprising:a body provided with a profile on a surface of the body;
a feeler pin, for striking against the profile and for being coupled to the firearm so as to follow movement of said firearm;
a support element, rotatable around a first axis relative to the body, the support element being coupled to the firearm, allowing mutual rotation between said firearm and said support element around a second axis;
wherein the body comprises a fixed portion and a mobile portion, for being fixed in a plurality of positions relative to the fixed portion, so as to change a configuration of the profile;
wherein the fixed portion comprises a first profile and the mobile portion comprises a second profile; said first profile and second profile forming the profile against which the feeler pin strikes in a first position;
wherein the fixed portion comprises a further first profile and the mobile portion comprises a further second profile; said further first profile and said further second profile forming the profile against which the feeler pin strikes in a second position.

US Pat. No. 10,337,760

AIR DIFFUSER AND AN AIR CIRCULATION SYSTEM

Kaip Pty Limited, Kingsg...

1. A swirl air diffuser, comprising:a plurality of substantially radially extending swirl blades, the swirl blades defining at least one set of diffuser openings having a primary opening and a secondary opening, each set having:
a primary discharge element positioned upstream of the primary opening; and
a secondary discharge element positioned upstream of the secondary opening, wherein, for each set of diffuser openings:
the secondary discharge element is arranged to discharge a secondary airstream through the secondary opening of the diffuser and along at least one surface substantially in a plane of a diffuser discharge face, the surface being downstream of the secondary discharge element;
the primary discharge element is adjustable between:
a first position, whereby the primary discharge element is positioned to discharge the primary airstream through the primary opening, wherein the primary airstream is induced by the secondary discharged airstream such that the direction of the primary discharged airstream is influenced by the direction of travel of the secondary airstream; and
a second position, whereby the primary discharge element is positioned such that the secondary air stream is substantially shut off and the primary airstream is discharged in a direction that is substantially different to the discharge direction of the primary airstream when the primary discharge element is in the first position; and
wherein the secondary discharge element is fixed so as to remain in the same position when the primary discharge element is adjusted between the first and second positions, and the primary opening is wider than the secondary opening when the primary discharge element is in the first position.

US Pat. No. 10,337,713

DEVICE FOR CONNECTING A LIGHT SOURCE TO AN ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY DEVICE

VALEO VISION, Bobigny (F...

1. A connecting device for the electrical connection of at least one light source to an electric power supply device, wherein the connecting device comprises:a lead frame, a first connector to bridge the frame to the at least one light source which is remote from the frame, and the connecting device further comprises a second connector to crimp the frame to the electric power supply device, wherein the connecting device has a substantially planar surface and the first connector and the second connector are disposed on opposing ends of the substantially planar surface of the connecting device, and the second connector comprises a row of a plurality of electrically conductive lugs to crimp to a connecting element of the electric power supply device, separated by electrically insulating elements of the lead frame.

US Pat. No. 10,337,698

DEVICE FOR SHAPING LIGHT BEAMS EMITTED BY LIGHTING FIXTURES

Iguzzini Illuminazione S....

1. A device for shaping the light beam emitted by a lighting fixture comprising a plurality of punctiform light sources aligned in a way to share a common axial plane, an opaque screen adapted to be arranged in the vicinity of the punctiform light sources of said lighting fixture, said screen comprising at least one slot, facing said punctiform light sources, adapted to allow the passage of a main direct light flow, emitted by said punctiform light sources along said common axial plane, said screen being adapted to prevent a passage of any lateral light flows and secondary light flows resulting from reflection phenomena affecting, said main direct light flow.

US Pat. No. 10,337,687

METAL PCB ASSEMBLY FOR VEHICLE LAMP AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

SEJONG MATERIALS CO., LTD...

1. A manufacturing method of a metal printed circuit board (PCB) assembly comprising:preparing a material of a metal PCB;
forming and cutting a circuit pattern and a plurality of unit patterns from the material of a metal PCB to form a metal PCB;
forming a bending groove on a bottom surface of the metal PCB;
protruding each of the plurality of unit patterns forward around the bending groove of the metal PCB such that each of the unit patterns is bent to be inclined from the metal PCB; and
coupling a stepwise injection molded product with the metal PCB while the plurality of unit patterns is protruded,
wherein in forming and cutting the metal PCB, when separating the metal PCB from a metal copper clad laminate (MCCL) by cutting the material using a press tool, three outer surfaces, which surround the unit pattern of the metal PCB are cut,
wherein upon bending the plurality of unit patterns, when each of the plurality of unit patterns is pushed and pressurized from behind the metal PCB, each of the plurality of unit patterns is protruded forward while regarding the bending groove as a start point, such that each of the plurality of unit patterns is inclined forward at a predetermined angle with respect to the metal PCB, and
wherein upon coupling the injection molded product with the metal PCB, the injection molded product is coupled with a rear surface of the metal PCB, wherein the injection molded product includes a flat type base and a plurality of support portions which are protruded from the flat type base to support a lower portion of the plurality of unit patterns, such that the plurality of unit patterns maintains an inclined shape.

US Pat. No. 10,337,675

INSECT CONTROL LIGHTING DEVICE

Clean Concept LLC, Verno...

1. A lighting device comprising:a housing having a first end and a second end, said first end connected to said second end with a plurality of pillars, said first end comprising a first magnet and a connector capable of mating with a light socket, said second end having a circular aperture;
one or more light sources electrically connected to the connector;
an inner module comprising a proximal end and a distal end, said proximal end capable of being inserted through the aperture and having a second magnet capable of magnetically joining to the first magnet;
wherein said circular aperture has a first radius, the plurality of pillars is arranged circumferentially around the aperture at a second radius, and the second radius is larger than the first radius.

US Pat. No. 10,337,672

ACTIVE PRESSURE AND FLOW REGULATION SYSTEM

Trillium Transportation F...

1. A system for filling a vessel with gas, the system comprising:a pressure transducer for determining a discharge pressure on a discharge side of a compressor, wherein the discharge side is configured for fluid communication with the vessel;
wherein the pressure transducer is configured to provide a signal for controlling a flow rate of the gas through the compressor, during a filling period over which the compressor discharge pressure is increased, and
wherein said signal regulates, based on a comparison between the discharge pressure and a target discharge pressure of the compressor or a target pressure of the vessel, (i) a speed or a displacement of the compressor, or (ii) a hydraulic pump speed or hydraulic pump displacement of a hydraulic pump that drives a hydraulic section of the compressor.

US Pat. No. 10,337,664

CONNECTION OF TWO ADAPTER PARTS OF A SUPPORTING APPARATUS WHICH CAN BE CONSTRUCTED IN A MODULAR MANNER

UNIVER S.P.A., Milan (IT...

1. A connection of first and second adapter parts of a modularly-constructed supporting apparatus, the connection comprising a first adapter part, which has an end-side protrusion having a partially spherical recess, and a second adapter part, which has an end-side spherical protrusion for insertion into the partially spherical recess of the first adapter part, and a clamping ring, which bears against the spherical protrusion on a half of the spherical protrusion which is facing away from the partially spherical recess of the first adapter part, and a connecting clamp, which back-grips the protrusion of the first adapter part and the clamping ring of the second adapter part on mutually opposing sides and secures said protrusion and said clamping ring axially and radially relative to each other, wherein the protrusion of the first adapter part and the clamping ring of the second adapter part each have at least one weakening region for the deformation of the protrusion of the first adapter part and the clamping ring of the second adapter part when the first adapter part and the second adapter part are acted on by the connecting clamp.

US Pat. No. 10,337,659

DEVICE FOR CURING INNER LINING OF A PIPELINE

BOLONIA Servicios E Ingen...

1. A device for curing pipeline inner linings based on a UV-cured resin compound comprising:a central polyhedral segment having a rotating housing with light emitting diodes (LEDs) (17) generating an electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the range 200-500 nm to cause curing of said resin compound, said LEDs (17) shielded by a transparent plastic element,
annular spacers are fixed to faces of the rotating housing;
wherein the rotating housing (1) is a monolithic solid with cross-section having a shape of a square with two rounded opposite sides having radiators (21) to remove heat from the light emitting diodes (17);
wherein the LEDs (17) are installed on two flat surfaces (14) on the rotating housing (1), the two flat surfaces (14) are coupled via a gear transmission (40) to an electric motor (39) to rotate the rotating housing,
wherein the rotating housing has an axial straight-through hole (4) to provide compressed air to cool the light emitting diodes (17), the axial straight-through hole (4) having a first end with a rear two-steps annular offset (5) and a front two-steps annular offset (6) and a second end with a front two-steps annular offset (7) and a rear two-steps annular offset (8),
wherein the rear two-steps annular offset (5) of the first end and the front two-steps annular offset (7) of the second end of the rotating housing (1) are used to mount ball bearings (9),
wherein the front two-steps annular offset (6) of the first end and the rear two-steps annular offset (8) of the second end of the rotating housing are used to mount a front annular stabilizing lid (10) and a rear annular stabilizing lid (10?), with upper inner ends of both lids being provided with annular recesses (11) in which a shield (13) made of quartz glass is permanently mounted to protect tightly both the LEDs (17) and the radiators (21) of the rotating housing (1).

US Pat. No. 10,337,651

CABLE CLIP

GETAC TECHNOLGY CORPORATI...

1. A cable clip, disposed at an electronic device and adapted to clamp a cable, the cable clip comprising:a first clamping unit having a first clamping portion and two spaced-apart anti-pulling portions;
a second clamping unit having a second clamping portion corresponding in position to the first clamping portion and two fixing portions corresponding in position to the two anti-pulling portions, with the two anti-pulling portions fixedly connected to the two fixing portions, respectively; and
a bend element connected between the first clamping unit and the second clamping unit such that the first clamping unit and the second clamping unit fit together in operation;
wherein, when the first and second clamping units are fit together in operation, the cable is clamped between the first clamping portion and the second clamping portion, and a point on the electronic device is confined between the two anti-pulling portions, thereby causing the first clamping unit and the electronic device to bear a pulling force on the cable via one of the two anti-pulling portions;
wherein the first clamping unit and the second clamping unit each have a connecting end, the bend element is connected between the two connecting ends with the first and second clamping portions positioned proximate to the two connecting ends, respectively, the two anti-pulling portions being positioned distal to the connecting end of the first clamping unit, and the two fixing portions being positioned distal to the connecting end of the second clamping unit;
wherein the second clamping unit comprises a first segment, a second segment, and a bend portion connected between the first segment and the second segment, the second segment being capable of bending about the bend portion relative to the first segment, the first segment having the second clamping portion, such that the two fixing portions flank the bend portion and are disposed at the first segment and the second segment, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,337,635

SHAPE-MEMORY ALLOY VALVE DEVICE

TAKASAGO ELECTRIC, INC., ...

1. A shape-memory alloy valve device comprising:a valve member;
a shape-memory alloy wire configured to make the valve member perform an opening/closing operation;
a valve actuation control unit configured to control an opening/closing operation of the valve member by controlling energization of the shape-memory alloy wire in accordance with an input valve open signal or an input valve close signal so as to make the shape-memory alloy wire contract by raising a temperature of the shape-memory alloy wire beyond an operating environmental temperature;
a temperature measurement unit configured to measure a temperature of the shape-memory alloy wire; and
a preheating unit configured to heat the shape-memory alloy wire to a preset preheat set temperature by energizing the shape-memory alloy wire from a power circuit when a temperature of the shape-memory alloy wire which is measured by the temperature measurement unit is lower than the preheat set temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,337,625

SLIDE FLOW DISTRIBUTOR

STI S.R.L., Gorle (BG) (...

1. A slide flow distributor (100) comprising a motor (1) moving directly a spool (2) by means of a rod (8) of the motor; a charge chamber (3) of the working fluid, in central position, in fluid communication with two discharge branches (4, 5) and two delivery branches (6, 7) and characterized in that from a portion of the spool (2) proximal to the motor (1) it is provided a pneumatic servo-actuator (9) generating a force in the same direction as the axial force of the motor (1), with the result that the spool (2) is accelerated in a predetermined direction, said pneumatic servo-actuator (9) comprising a profiled body (52), a plurality of balls (50) and corresponding elastic means (51) which press said plurality of balls (50) on the side surface of the profiled body (52);and wherein said pneumatic servo-actuator (9) further comprises two main chambers, an inlet chamber (54) and a storage chamber (55) of air, said two main chambers are separated by a seal (56) positioned at a right end of the central rod (53), and said inlet chamber (54) of air contains the central rod (53) of the spool (2).

US Pat. No. 10,337,586

TENSIONING UNIT

IDEEMATIC DEUTSCHLAND GMB...

1. A tensioning unit arranged between a first pull element and a second pull element the first and second pull elements being cables, wherein the first pull element and/or the second pull element connected to a solar module, comprising:a tensioning element;
a spring element
an external transmission element being arranged outside of the spring element and the tensioning element and entirely covering both the spring element and the tensioning element; and
an internal transmission element being arranged inside the spring element and the tensioning element;
wherein the tensioning element does not abut the external transmission element;
wherein the tensioning element and the spring element are arranged in a row;
wherein a length of the tensioning element is shortened in such a manner that the tensioning element has a pretension;
wherein the pretension is configured to increase the length of the tensioning element;
wherein the direction of the length enlargement of the tensioning element is directed away from the spring element;
wherein a length of the spring element is shortened when a force caused by the first pull element is transmitted via the internal transmission element to the spring element; and
wherein the length of the spring element is shortened when a force caused by the second pull element is transmitted via the external transmission element by the spring element.

US Pat. No. 10,337,555

FOLDING AND UNFOLDING MECHANISM

SHANGHAI HINGWAH HONEYCOM...

1. A folding and unfolding mechanism, mounted between an upper panel and a lower panel which are hinged together, for folding and unfolding the upper panel and the lower panel, and for overturning for 0-180 degrees between the upper panel and the lower panel, comprising:a four-connecting-rod assembly, comprising a first connecting rod, a second connecting rod, a third connecting rod and a fourth connecting rod; wherein one end of the first connecting rod is hinged to one end of the second connecting rod, the other end of the first connecting rod is hinged to the upper panel, the other end of the second connecting rod is hinged to the lower panel, and a first hinged joint is formed at a hinged end of the first connecting rod and the second connecting rod, a middle part of the third connecting rod is hinged to the first connecting rod and the second connecting rod through the first hinged joint, the third connecting rod has a second hinged joint at one end, one end of the fourth connecting rod is hinged to the third connecting rod through the second hinged joint, the third connecting rod is provided with a third hinged joint relative to the other end of the first hinged joint;
a pushrod assembly, comprising a pushrod and a pushing portion; wherein one end of the pushrod is fixedly connected to an other side, which is relative to the third connecting rod, of the fourth connecting rod, and the other end of the pushrod is connected to the pushing portion, the pushing portion is mounted on the lower panel for driving the pushrod to move.

US Pat. No. 10,337,515

SPINDLE COMPRESSOR USING REFRIGERANT COOLING FOR HOUSING AND ROTOR

Steffen Klein, (DE)

1. A compression refrigeration machine comprising a refrigerant main flow circuit, refrigerant located in the refrigerant main flow circuit, and a dry-compressing spindle compressor for conveying and compressing gaseous refrigerant, the spindle compressor having a working space and being configured as a 2-shaft rotation compressor machine having a 2-tooth spindle rotor, a 3-tooth spindle rotor and a compressor housing which surrounds the spindle rotors and has an inlet space and a housing collecting space,wherein the spindle compressor is a multi-stage spindle compressor, the refrigerant main flow circuit has a partial-flow branch-off, and the compressor housing and the 2-tooth spindle rotor and the 3-tooth spindle rotor are cooled via the partial-flow branch-off with liquid refrigerant from the refrigerant main flow circuit.

US Pat. No. 10,337,313

INTEGRATED WELL SURVEY MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING TOOL

Halliburotn Energy Servic...

1. A computer-implemented well survey method comprising:receiving survey data describing a well being drilled from a surface to a subterranean geological target to be reached by drilling the well, wherein the well is associated with a target trajectory on which the well is to be drilled from the surface to the subterranean geological target;
based, at least in part, on the survey data and the target trajectory, determining an uncertainty indicator indicating an uncertainty in drilling the well on the target trajectory;
displaying, in a user interface, the uncertainty indicator;
changing, by an operator, a survey plan that indicates a number, position and type of surveys to be performed on the well while drilling the well, the change being responsive to the uncertainty indicated by the uncertainty indicator; and
applying a plurality of error models based on the received change to the survey plan, each error model defining a respective uncertainty in reaching the subterranean geological target by drilling the well.

US Pat. No. 10,337,304

IN-SITU CARBON DIOXIDE GENERATION FOR HEAVY OIL RECOVERY METHOD

Husky Oil Operations Limi...

1. A method for producing reservoir oil from an unconsolidated or weakly consolidated reservoir comprising at least one wellbore positioned inside the reservoir, the at least one wellbore having no wormholes extending therefrom, the method comprising the steps of:providing an aqueous solution of a carbonate salt;
providing an aqueous solution of an acid;
injecting, from the surface, the aqueous solution of the carbonate salt into the at least one wellbore;
allowing the aqueous solution of the carbonate salt to enter into the reservoir;
subsequent to allowing the aqueous solution of the carbonate salt to enter into the reservoir, injecting, from the surface, the aqueous solution of the acid into the at least one wellbore;
allowing the aqueous solution of the acid to enter into the reservoir and contact the aqueous solution of the carbonate salt;
subsequent to allowing the aqueous solution of the acid to enter into the reservoir, shutting in the at least one wellbore;
allowing the carbonate salt in the aqueous solution of the carbonate salt and the acid in the aqueous solution of the acid to react with each other to form carbon dioxide gas generating an effervescence of carbon dioxide gas that disaggregates a first portion of the reservoir adjacent to the at least one wellbore;
allowing the carbon dioxide gas to mix with the reservoir oil thereby reducing viscosity of the reservoir oil;
subsequent to allowing the carbon dioxide gas to mix with the reservoir oil, opening up the at least one wellbore;
allowing the reservoir oil and the first portion of the reservoir to flow into the at least one wellbore; and
producing to the surface the reservoir oil and the first portion of the reservoir via a Cold Heavy Oil Production with Sand recovery process.

US Pat. No. 10,337,292

DOWNHOLE COMPLETION SYSTEM AND METHOD

WELLTEC OILFIELD SOLUTION...

1. A completion method for completing a uniform inner bore downhole completion system in a reservoir in a formation, comprising the sequential steps of:drilling a hole in the formation,
inserting a surface casing having an inner surface casing diameter,
cementing an outer face of the surface casing to the hole,
inserting a drilling head in the surface casing,
drilling a main bore extending from the surface casing, the main bore having a first part and a second part, the second part comprising an end of the main bore, and the main bore having an inner main bore diameter which is substantially the same as the inner surface casing diameter of the surface casing,
retracting the drilling head from the main bore and the surface casing,
inserting a lower production casing in the second part of the main bore via the surface casing, the lower production casing having annular barriers and an inner diameter,
setting at least one of the annular barriers of the lower production casing,
inserting the drilling head into the first part of the main bore below the surface casing,
drilling a lateral bore from the first part of the main bore, the lateral bore having an inner lateral bore diameter which is substantially equal to the inner main bore diameter,
retracting the drilling head from the lateral bore,
inserting via the surface casing a lateral production casing fully in the lateral bore, the lateral production casing having annular barriers and an inner diameter which is substantially equal to the inner diameter of the lower production casing providing a uniform inner bore completion having the same inner diameter in all production casings, enabling service also in the lateral production casing while service of the lower production casing is performed,
setting at least one of the annular barriers of the lateral production casing,
after the lateral casing has been set, inserting via the surface casing a main production casing in the first part of the main bore, so that the main production casing is fluidly connected with the lower production casing, the main production casing having annular barriers and an inner diameter which is substantially equal to the inner diameter of the lower production casing,
setting the annular barriers of the main production casing, and
providing an opening in the main production casing by removing a portion of the main production casing after the main production casing has been set, the opening being located opposite the lateral production casing fluidly connecting the lateral production casing with the main production casing, so that the lower production casing, the main production casing and the lateral production casing is in fluid communication.

US Pat. No. 10,337,286

RESEALABLE TUBING DRAIN FOR OILFIELD SERVICE

Black Gold Pump and Suppl...

1. A drain for draining a tubing string in a well, the drain comprising:an inner mandrel having a first cylindrical aperture and a second cylindrical aperture, the first cylindrical aperture and the second cylindrical aperture in circumferential alignment about the inner mandrel;
a ball disposed within the first cylindrical aperture;
a shell member having a wall which defines an axially aligned opening into which a portion of the inner mandrel is disposed, the shell member having a drain port extending through the wall, wherein the drain port comprises a ball seat;
wherein the inner mandrel is rotatable within the shell member from a first position in which the first cylindrical aperture is aligned with the drain port and the ball is urged against the ball seat to a second position in which the ball is dislodged from the ball seat and the second cylindrical aperture is aligned with the drain port.

US Pat. No. 10,337,154

ASPHALT RECYCLER

Renova Industries, LLC, ...

1. A asphalt pavement recycling device comprising:a base frame hingedly secured to a platform;
a rotatable drum unit rotatably secured to the base frame, the drum unit having a drum opening and a drum rear;
a hopper assembly hingedly secured to the base frame wherein the hopper assembly can be pivoted to engage the drum opening, or pivoted to disengage the drum opening;
a burner assembly hingedly secured to the base frame wherein the burner assembly can be pivoted to engage the drum opening or pivoted to disengage the drum opening,
wherein the burner assembly is used to heat the materials which are to be recycled/processed;
a fuel source;
a plurality of right-handed flights secured within the rotatable drum unit;
a plurality of left-handed flights secured within the rotatable drum unit;
a plurality of gator plates secured within the rotatable drum unit;
wherein the flights and gator plates are operable in the heating, mixing, separating and granularizing the asphalt material to be recycled/processed; and
wherein the flights and gator plates are configured to ensure that the asphalt material does not come into contact with a flame produced by the burner assembly;
a hydraulic unit secured to the device and operationally associated with the base frame, the rotatable drum unit, the hopper assembly and the burner assembly; and
a control station operationally associated with the hydraulic unit, the base frame, the rotatable drum unit, the hopper assembly and the burner assembly.

US Pat. No. 10,337,146

MICROFIBRILLATED CELLULOSE

Borregaard AS, Sarpsborg...

1. Microfibrillated cellulose, in which:i) the length and the diameter of the cellulose fibrils and fibril bundles are reduced vis-à-vis the respective length and diameter of the cellulose fibers and fiber bundles making up the cellulose that was used as a starting product;
ii) at least a fraction of the fibril bundles and individual fibrils of the microfibrillated cellulose, having reduced length and diameter, has bifurcations on at least one end of the main fibrils into secondary fibrils, wherein said secondary fibrils have a smaller diameter than the non-bifurcated main fibril,
wherein the number of said bifurcated ends of fibrils/fibril bundles is at least 60 bifurcated ends of fibrils per mm2, as measured with an optical light microscopy at a magnification of 40 times and as measured at a solids content of 0.17% of microfibrillated cellulose in water.

US Pat. No. 10,337,141

TEXTILE FLOOR-COVERING WITH LIQUID BLOCKING SURFACE

ENGINEERED FLOORS LLC, D...

1. A composite floor covering comprising:a face layer comprising a textile fabric formed with looping yarns, an upper face, and a lower face, wherein the textile fabric can stretch planarly up to approximately 30%;
a recoverably stretchable film barrier layer having a water vapor transmission rate lower than 5 cm3/m2/24 hrs. and stretching by 25% to 50% without loss of barrier properties;
a flat and planar interface between the face layer and the barrier layer;
a cushion layer comprising an upper surface that can stretch from at least 25% to 50%;
a first thermoplastic adhesive layer disposed between the face layer and the barrier layer; and
a second thermoplastic adhesive layer disposed between the barrier layer and the cushion layer, the first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer melting at a temperature substantially lower than melting temperatures of the face layer, the barrier layer and the cushion layer;
wherein following lamination of the face layer, the barrier layer, the cushion layer, the first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer liquids spilled on the face layer are contained above the barrier layer, the composite is recoverably compressible from compression to a depth beyond a depth of the face layer under a 25 psi localized load, the barrier layer maintains its barrier properties after 25 compression cycles of a 100 psi localized load applied to the upper face of the face layer and the upper face is rated above 2.5 in a Vetterman drum test.

US Pat. No. 10,337,047

ASSAY FOR EARLY DETECTION OF A DISEASE USING A MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLE BIOSENSOR

Alfaisal University, Riy...

1. A method to detect two periodontal marker enzymes in combination to diagnose a periodontal disease, comprising:conjugating of a Human Neutrophil Elastase (HNE) and a Cathepsin-G substrate peptide and their substrate sequences Seq ID No. 3 and Seq ID No. 4 to magnetic beads to make a magnetic nanoparticle biosensor;
preparing more than one self-assembled monolayer of peptide coupled carboxy terminated magnetic bead on a gold sheet to form a gold sensor support, wherein a top monolayer comprises a Cathepsin-G peptide complex and a bottom monolayer comprises a HNE peptide complex;
fitting a round permanent magnet on back of the gold sensor support;
reacting the gold sensor support by applying the biological sample which contains a protease to cleave the Cathepsin-G enzyme and HNE enzyme in a specific concentration; andmeasuring the association or dissociation of the peptide coupled carboxy terminated magnetic bead on the gold sensor support to detect presence and intensity or absence of the periodontal disease in a human.

US Pat. No. 10,336,974

BIOGAS PLANT SERVICE DEVICE

UTS BIOGASTECHNIK GMBH, ...

1. A biogas plant assembly comprising:at least one fermenter tank having at least one tank wall, a fermenter tank interior and a tank cover having an opening, wherein at least part of said at least one fermenter tank extends above ground level and the tank cover is a top sheeting that covers the fermenter tank interior;
a supporting stand including a working platform and a supporting section extending from said working platform, said supporting section being oriented and attached to said at least one tank wall outside of the fermenter tank interior;
at least one servicing well mounted to said working platform, wherein said working platform is independent of and removably mounted on the tank cover and disposed on and sealing the tank cover, wherein said working platform and said servicing well each comprise a servicing opening that are aligned with the opening in the tank cover to facilitate access to the fermenter tank interior and enable at least one of installation, removal and maintenance of devices in the at least one fermenter tank; and
at least one mounting rod projecting from said at least one servicing well into the fermenter tank interior and into a fermenter mass, wherein the at least one mounting rod is spaced from the at least one tank wall.

US Pat. No. 10,336,950

ANTIFOULING AND HYDROGEN SULFIDE SCAVENGING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

ECOLAB USA INC., St. Pau...

1. A composition, comprising:a Michael acceptor selected from the group consisting of acrylic acid, acrylamide, methacrylate, dimethyl maleate, crotonaldehyde, 3-butene-2-one, and any combination thereof; and
one or more compounds of formula (I),

wherein
R1, R2, and R3 are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkylenyl, alkenylenyl, alkynylenyl, alkyl, alkenyl, and alkynyl, wherein said alkylenyl, alkenylenyl, alkynylenyl, alkyl, alkenyl, and alkynyl are each independently, at each occurrence, substituted or unsubstituted with one or more suitable substituents;
k, l, and m are each independently an integer selected from the group consisting of 0 to 25, wherein k+l+m is >0; and
x, y, and z are each independently an integer selected from the group consisting of 0 and 1, wherein x+y+z is 1, 2, or 3;
provided that:
when x is 0, R1 is hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, or alkynyl; and when x is 1, R1 is alkylenyl, alkenylenyl, or alkynylenyl;
when y is 0, R2 is hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, or alkynyl; and when y is 1, R2 is alkylenyl, alkenylenyl, or alkynylenyl;
when z is 0, R3 is hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, or alkynyl; and when z is 1, R3 is alkylenyl, alkenylenyl, or alkynylenyl; and
when x is 1, y is 1, z is 1, k is 1, l is 1, and m is 1, then R1, R2, and R3 are not simultaneously unsubstituted C2-alkylenyl.

US Pat. No. 10,336,949

OXIDATION PROCESS

MERICHEM COMPANY, Housto...

1. A method for regenerating a caustic solution comprising:providing a rich caustic liquid containing mercaptans;
mixing the rich caustic liquid with a liquid catalyst to form a liquid caustic catalyst admixture;
directing the liquid caustic catalyst admixture into a bottom section of a vertical column configured to cause the liquid caustic catalyst admixture to flow upward inside the column;
injecting an oxygen containing gas into the liquid caustic catalyst admixture to form a gas liquid mix that flows upward inside the column entering a first reaction zone;
oxidizing the mercaptans to disulfide oil in the first reaction zone forming an oxidized gas liquid mix;
directing the oxidized gas liquid mix into a conduit positioned between a top tray and a bottom tray such that a liquid mix of disulfide oil and caustic exits the conduit onto an upper surface of the top tray that is fixedly attached to an upper section of the column;
directing the liquid mix of disulfide oil and caustic into a shroud connected to a lower surface of the top tray where the liquid mix of disulfide oil and caustic contacts a bundle of vertical hanging fibers such that the liquid mix of disulfide oil and caustic flows down individual fibers in the bundle and into a second reaction zone;
maintaining the second reaction zone as a gas continuous phase comprising from about 20% to about 100% by volume vapor;
oxidizing mercaptans in the liquid mix of disulfide oil and caustic while the liquid mix of disulfide oil and caustic flows down the fibers in the second reaction zone to form a regenerated caustic and disulfide oil admixture;
collecting the regenerated caustic and disulfide oil admixture on the bottom tray to allow separation of the disulfide oil from the regenerated caustic;
removing an off gas stream from the upper section; and
separately removing from the column a continuous stream of disulfide oil and a stream of regenerated caustic.

US Pat. No. 10,336,871

HEAT-SHRINKABLE POLYESTER FILM AND PACKAGE

TOYOBO CO., LTD., Osaka ...

1. A heat-shrinkable polyester film, having an ethylene terephthalate unit, and containing a constituent unit derived from butanediol in a content of 1 to 25% by mole, a constituent unit derived from ?-caprolactone in a content of 1 to 25% by mole, and a constituent unit derived from one or more monomers capable of forming an amorphous component other than the constituent units derived from butanediol and ?-caprolactone in a content not less than 18% by mole in 100% by mole of the whole polyester resin component, the heat-shrinkable polyester film satisfying the following requirements (1) to (3):(1) the film has a ratio A1/A2 (absorbancy ratio) of an absorbancy A1 at 1340 cm?1 to an absorbancy A2 at 1410 cm?1 measured by a polarized ATR-FTIR method of not less than 0.45 and not more than 0.75 in either of the width direction and longitudinal direction of the film;
(2) the film has a ratio (shrinkage stress in the width direction after 30 seconds/maximum shrinkage stress in the width direction) of a shrinkage stress in the width direction after 30 seconds when the film is heat shrunk in hot air of 90° C. for 30 seconds (shrinkage stress in the width direction after 30 seconds) to the maximum shrinkage stress in the width direction of not less than 75% and not more than 100%; and
(3) the film has a hot-water heat shrinkage in the width direction of not less than 30% and not more than 55% when the film is aged for 672 hours in an atmosphere of 30° C. and 85% RH, and then the aged film is dipped in hot water of 70° C. for 10 seconds.

US Pat. No. 10,336,840

PROPYLENE ETHYLENE RANDOM COPOLYMER SUITABLE FOR PIPE

1. A composition suitable for pipe applications comprising a propylene ethylene random copolymer, the copolymer having the following properties:(A) a melt flow rate (MFR) less than 1 g/10 min as determined according to ASTM D1238, at 230° C. and 2.16 kg;
(B) an ethylene content of from 3 to 5 percent by weight of the random copolymer;
(C) a xylene insoluble fraction of the random copolymer which is obtained by the wet method, wherein said fraction exhibits a [(Koenig B value)*(% mm)]?92; and
(D) a xylene solubles content measured by the wet method of ?7.0% by weight.

US Pat. No. 10,336,836

PHOTOCURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION, INK, AND COATING

Osaka Soda Co., Ltd., Os...

1. A photocurable resin composition, comprising:an allylic polymer (A) produced by polymerization of an allylic compound represented by the formula (I) below; and
a tackifier resin (B),
wherein R1 and R2 each represent H or CH3; X represents an a-valent group having an unsubstituted saturated or partially unsaturated four- to eight-membered cyclic structure;and a represents 2 or 3.

US Pat. No. 10,336,776

INVERT EMULSIONS MADE WITH NON-PEG CONTAINING SILICONE BASED POLYHYDRIC EMULSIFIERS

SILTECH CORP, Toronto, O...

1. A silicone emulsifier having the following structure:
wherein;
x is an integer ranging from 1 to 100;
y is an integer ranging from 1 to 50;
z is an integer ranging from 1 to 50;
o is an integer ranging from 1 to 21;
G is selected from the group consisting of CH3; OH and mixtures thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,336,765

DIHYDROPYRANOPYRIMIDINONE DERIVATIVES, AND USE THEREOF

ST. PHARM CO., LTD., (KR...

1. A compound represented by Chemical Formula 1, a tautomer thereof, a stereoisomer thereof and their mixture, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof:wherein,X is CHR4 or C?O;
Y is N or C;
1 is 0, 1, or 2;
R1 is hydrogen, hydroxyl, cyano or C1-6 alkyl {herein, if Y is N, R1 is null};
R2 is

 heteroaryl or heterocyclyl;
R4 is hydrogen, hydroxyl, C1-6 alkyl or amino;
m is 0, 1, 2 or 3;
n is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5;
each of R5 is independently —Z—(CH2)p—R6, halo, cyano, nitro, carboxy, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkyloxo, C2-6 alkenyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C1-6 alkoxycarbonyl, C1-6 hydroxyalkyl, C1-6 dihydroxyalkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl unsubstituted or optionally substituted with hydroxyl or C3-7 cycloalkyl;
Z is —O—, —S(O)q—,—NR7—, —CONR7—, —CHR7—, or null;
p is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6;
q is 0, 1 or 2;
R6 is hydrogen, hydroxyl, —OR8, —O—(C?O)—R8, —S(O)r—R8, cyano, —(C?O)—R8,—(C?O)OR8, —(C?O)NR9R10, —NR9R10, azido, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 dihydroxyalkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl unsubstituted or optionally substituted with hydroxyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, heterocyclyl, C5-10 aryl or heteroaryl;
r is 0, 1 or 2;
R7 is hydrogen, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C3-7 cycloalkyl or C1-3 alkyl-C3-7 cycloalkyl;
R8 is hydrogen, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkyloxo, C1-6 alkoxy, amino, C1-6 alkylamino, C1-6 aminoalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, C1-3 alkyl —C3-7 cycloalkyl or heterocyclyl;
each of R9 and R10 is independently hydrogen, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C3-6 cycloalkyl, C1-3 alkyl—C3-6 cycloalkyl, or —(SO2)—C1-3 alkyl;
each of the heteroaryls is a 5- to 10-membered single or fused ring containing one or more heteroatoms selected from the group consisting of N, O, S and a combination thereof, and
each of the heterocyclyls is a 3- to 10-membered single or fused ring containing one or more heteroatoms selected from the group consisting of N, O, S and a combination thereof;
one or more than one hydrogen of each of the cycloalkyls and heterocyclyls may be unsubstituted or substituted with hydroxyl, oxo, halo, cyano, nitro, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 hydroxyalkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, formyl, C1-6 alkylformyl, carboxy, C1-6 alkylcarboxy, amino, C1-6 alkylamino, di(C1-6 alkyl)amino, carbamoyl, C1-6 alkylcarbamoyl or di(C1-6 alkyl)carbamoyl; and
one or more than one hydrogen of each of the aryls and heteroaryls may be unsubstituted or substituted with hydroxyl, oxo, halo, cyano, nitro, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C1-6 hydroxyalkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, pyrazinyl, formyl, C1-6 alkylformyl, carboxy, C1-6 alkylcarboxy, amino, C1-6 alkylamino, di(C1-6 alkyl)amino, carbamoyl, C1-6 alkylcarbamoyl, di(C1-6 alkyl)carbamoyl or C1-6 alkylsulfonyl.

US Pat. No. 10,336,721

BIARYLTRIAZOLE INHIBITORS OF MACROPHAGE MIGRATION INHIBITORY FACTOR

Yale University, New Hav...

1. A compound of Formula (I):or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein:X3 is CR3 or N;
X8 is CR8 or N;
R3 is selected from the group consisting of H, halogen, C1-6 alkyl, and C1-6 haloalkyl;
R4 is selected from the group consisting of H, halogen C1-6 alkyl, and C1-6 haloalkyl;
R5, R6, R7 and R8 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, CN, NO2, ORa1, SRa1, C(O)Rb1, C(O)NRc1Rd1, C(O)ORa1, OC(O)Rb1, OC(O)NRc1Rd1, NRc1Rd1, NRc1C(O)Rb1, NRc1C(O)NRc1Rd1, NRc1C(O)ORa1, C(?NRe1)NRc1Rd1, NRc1C(?NRe1)NRc1Rd1, S(O)Rb1, S(O)2Rb1, NRc1S(O)2Rb1 and S(O)2NRc1Rd1;
wherein each of said C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, and C2-6 alkynyl forming R5, R6, R7 or R8 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, CN, NO2, ORa2, SRa2, C(O)Rb2, C(O)NRc2Rd2, C(O)ORa2, OC(O)Rb2, OC(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)Rb2, NRc2C(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)ORa2, C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, S(O)Rb2, S(O)2Rb2, NRc2S(O)2Rb2, and S(O)2NRc2Rd2 and
wherein each of said C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene forming R5, R6, R7 or R8 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halogen, C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, ORa2, SRa2, C(O)Rb2, C(O)NRc2Rd2, C(O)ORa2, OC(O)Rb2, OC(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)Rb2, NRc2C(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)ORa2, C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, S(O)Rb2, S(O)2Rb2, NRc2S(O)2Rb2, and S(O)2NRc2Rd2;
or any one of R5, R6, R7, and R8 may represent a group of formula ArS;
or R6 and R7 in combination with the atoms to which they are attached may form a 5-7 membered carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring that is unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2 or 3 substituents each independently selected from R9;
or at least one of R5, R6, R7, or R8 may be each independently a water solubilizing group;
each R9 is independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, CN, NO2, ORa1, SRa1, C(O)Rb1, C(O)NRc1Rd1, C(O)ORa1, OC(O)Rb1, OC(O)NRc1Rd1, NRc1Rd1, NRc1C(O)Rb1, NRc1C(O)NRc1Rd1, NRc1C(O)ORa1, C(?NRe1)NRc1Rd1, NRc1C(?NRe1)NRc1Rd1, S(O)Rb1, S(O)2Rb1, NRc1S(O)2Rb1, and S(O)2NRc1Rd1;
wherein each of said C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, and C2-6 alkynyl forming R9 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, CN, NO2, ORa2, SRa2, C(O)Rb2, C(O)NRc2Rd2, C(O)ORa2, OC(O)Rb2, OC(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)Rb2, NRc2C(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)ORa2, C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, S(O)Rb2, S(O)2Rb2, NRc2S(O)2Rb2, and S(O)2NRc2Rd2; and
wherein each of said C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene forming R9 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halogen, C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, ORa2, SRa2, C(O)Rb2, C(O)NRc2Rd2, C(O)ORa2, OC(O)Rb2, OC(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)Rb2, NRc2C(O)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(O)ORa2, C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, NRc2C(?NRe2)NRc2Rd2, S(O)Rb2, S(O)2Rb2, NRc2S(O)2Rb2, S(O)2NRc2Rd2, and water solubilizing groups;
Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, and Y5 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, CN, NO2, ORa3, SRa3, C(O)Rb3, C(O)NRc3Rd3, C(O)ORa3, OC(O)Rb3, OC(O)NRc3Rd3, NRc3Rd3, NRc3C(O)Rb3, NRc3C(O)NRc3Rd3, NRc3C(O)ORa3, C(?NRe3)NRc3Rd3, NRc3C(?NRe3)NRc3Rd3, S(O)Rb3, S(O)2Rb3, NRc3S(O)2Rb3, and S(O)2NRc2Rd2;
wherein each of said C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, and C2-6 alkynyl forming Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4 or Y5 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, CN, NO2, ORa4, SRa4, C(O)Rb4, C(O)NRc4Rd4, C(O)ORa4, OC(O)Rb4, OC(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)Rb4, NRc4C(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)ORa4, C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, S(O)Rb4, S(O)2Rb4, NRc4S(O)2Rb4, and S(O)2NRc4Rd4; and
wherein each of said C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene forming Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4 or Y5 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halogen, C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, ORa4, SRa4, C(O)Rb4, C(O)NRc4Rd4, C(O)ORa4, OC(O)Rb4, OC(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)Rb4, NRc4C(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)ORa4, C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, S(O)Rb4, S(O)2Rb4, NRc4S(O)2Rb4 and S(O)2NRc4Rd4;
or Y3 is NH, and Y2 and Y3 or Y3 and Y4, in combination with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, form a 5-membered fused heteroaromatic ring that is unsubstituted or substituted by 1 or 2 substituents independently selected from Y6;
each Y6 is independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, CN, NO2, ORa3, SRa3, C(O)Rb3, C(O)NRc3Rd3, C(O)ORa3, OC(O)Rb3, OC(O)NRc3Rd3, NRc3Rd3, NRc3C(O)Rb3, NRc3C(O)NRc3Rd3, NRc3C(O)ORa3, (?NRe3)NRc3Rd3, NRc3C(?NRe3)NRc3Rd3, S(O)Rb3, S(O)2Rb3, NRc3S(O)2Rb3, and S(O)2NRc1Rd1;
wherein each of said C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, and C2-6 alkynyl forming Y6 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, CN, NO2, ORa4, SRa4, C(O)Rb4, C(O)NRc4Rd4, C(O)ORa4, OC(O)Rb4, OC(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)Rb4, NRc4C(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)ORa4, C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, S(O)Rb4, S(O)2Rb4, NRc4S(O)2Rb4, and S(O)2NRc4Rd4; and
wherein each of said C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene forming Y6 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halogen, C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, ORa4, SRa4, C(O)Rb4, C(O)NRc4Rd4, C(O)ORa4, OC(O)Rb4, OC(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)Rb4, NRc4C(O)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(O)ORa4, C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, NRc4C(?NRe4)NRc4Rd4, S(O)Rb4, S(O)2Rb4, NRc4S(O)2Rb4, and S(O)2NRc4Rd4;
each ArS is:

A1 is N or CZ1;
A2 is N or CZ2;
A3 is N or CZ3;
A4 is N or CZ4;
A5 is N or CZ5;
provided that 0, 1 or 2 of Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, and Z5 are nitrogen;
Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, and Z5 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, CN, NO2, ORa5, SRa5, C(O)Rb5, C(O)NRc5Rd5, C(O)ORa5, OC(O)Rb5, OC(O)NRc5Rd5, NRc5Rd5, NRc5C(O)Rb5, NRc5C(O)NRc5Rd5, NRc5C(O)ORa5, C(?NRe5)NRc5Rd5, NRc5C(?NRe5)NRc5Rd5, S(O)Rb5, S(O)2Rb5, NRc5S(O)2Rb5, and S(O)2NRc5Rd5;
wherein each of said C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, and C2-6 alkynyl forming Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, or Z5 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, CN, NO2, ORa6, SRa6, C(O)Rb6, C(O)NRc6Rd6, C(O)ORa6, OC(O)Rb6, OC(O)NRc6Rd6, NRc6Rd6, NRc6C(O)Rb6, NRc6C(O)NRc6Rd6, NRc6C(O)ORa6, C(?NRe6)NRc6Rd6, NRc6C(?NRe6)NRc6Rd6, S(O)Rb6, S(O)2Rb6, NRc6S(O)2Rb6, and S(O)2NRc6Rd6; and
wherein each of said C3-7 cycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene forming Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, or Z5 is independently unsubstituted or substituted with 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halogen, C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, ORa6, SRa6, C(O)Rb6, C(O)NRc6Rd6, C(O)ORa6, OC(O)Rb6, OC(O)NRc6Rd6, NRc6Rd6, NRc6C(O)Rb6, NRc6C(O)NRc6Rd6, NRc6C(O)ORa6, C(?NRe6)NRc6Rd6, NRc6C(?NRe6)NRc6Rd6, S(O)Rb6, S(O)2Rb6, NRc6S(O)2Rb6, and S(O)2NRc6Rd6;
or wherein any one or two of Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, and Z5 is independently selected from water solubilizing groups;
provided that at least one of R5, R6, R7, R8, Z1, and Z2 is a water solubilizing group;
LS is a bond, O, NRc6, C1-4 alkylene, C(O), NRc6C(O), or C(O)NRc6;
Ra1, Rb1, Ra2, Rb2, Ra3, Rb3, Ra4, Rb4, Ra5, Rb5, Ra6 and Rb6 are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C1-4 alkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C2-4 alkynyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, and C1-4 alkoxy-C1-4 alkylene,
wherein each of said C1-4 alkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C2-4 alkynyl, and C1-4 alkoxy-C1-4 alkylene forming Ra1, Rb1, Ra2, Rb2, Ra3, Rb3, Ra4, Rb4, Ra5, Rb5, Ra6 or Rb6 is independently unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 groups independently selected from the group consisting of halogen, CN, ORa7, SRa7, C(O)Rb7, C(O)NRc7Rd7, C(O)ORa7, OC(O)Rb7, OC(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)Rb7, NRc7C(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)ORa7, C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, S(O)Rb7, S(O)NRc7Rd7, S(O)2Rb7, NRc7S(O)2Rb7, and S(O)2NRc7Rd7 and
wherein said C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, and 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, forming Ra1, Rb1, Ra2, Rb2, Ra3, Rb3, Ra4 or Rb4 is independently unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 groups independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halogen, CN, ORa7, SRa7, C(O)Rb7, C(O)NRc7Rd7, C(O)ORa7, OC(O)Rb7, OC(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)Rb7, NRc7C(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)ORa7, C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, S(O)Rb7, S(O)NRc7Rd7, S(O)2Rb7, NRc7S(O)2Rb7, and S(O)2NRc7Rd7;
Rc1, Rd1, Rc2, Rd2, Rc3, Rd3, Rc4, Rd4, Rc5, Rd5, Rc6, and Rd6 are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C1-4 alkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C2-4 alkynyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, and C1-4 alkoxy-C1-4 alkylene,
wherein each of said C1-4 alkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C2-4 alkynyl, and C1-4 alkoxy-C1-4 alkylene forming Rc1, Rd1, Rc2, Rd2, Rc3, Rd3, Rc4, Rd4, Rc5, Rd5, Rc6, or Rd6 is independently unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 groups independently selected from the group consisting of halo, CN, ORa7, SRa7, C(O)Rb7, C(O)NRc7Rd7, C(O)ORa7, OC(O)Rb7, OC(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)Rb7, NRc7C(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)ORa7, C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(?NRc7)NRc7Rd7, S(O)Rb7, S(O)NRc7Rd7, S(O)2Rb7, NRc7S(O)2Rb7, and S(O)2NRc7Rd7 and
wherein each of said C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, and 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, forming Rc1, Rd1, Rc2, Rd2, Rc3, Rd3, Rc4, Rd4, Rc5, Rd5, Rc6, or Rd6 is independently unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 groups independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halo, CN, ORa7, SRa7, C(O)Rb7, C(O)NRc7Rd7, C(O)ORa7, OC(O)Rb7, OC(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)Rb7, NRc7C(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)ORa7, C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, S(O)Rb7, S(O)NRc7Rd7, S(O)2Rb7, NRc7S(O)2Rb7, and S(O)2NRc7Rd7;
or Rc1 and Rd1, Rc2 and Rd2, Rc3 and Rd3, Rc4 and Rd4, Rc5 and Rd5, or Rc6 and Rd6, attached to the same N atom, together with the N atom to which they are both attached, form a 4-, 5-, 6- or 7-membered heterocycloalkyl group or 5-membered heteroaryl group, each optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C1-6 alkyl, halo, CN, ORa7, SRa7, C(O)Rb7, C(O)NRc7Rd7, C(O)ORa7, OC(O)Rb7, OC(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)Rb7, NRc7C(O)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(O)ORa7, C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, NRc7C(?NRe7)NRc7Rd7, S(O)Rb7, S(O)NRc7Rd7, S(O)2Rb7, NRc7S(O)2Rb7, and S(O)2NRc7Rd7;
Ra7, Rb7, Rc7 and Rd7 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-3 alkylene,
wherein said C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-3 alkylene forming Ra7, Rb7, Rc7 and Rd7 are each optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of OH, CN, amino, NH(C1-6 alkyl), N(C1-6 alkyl)2, halo, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C1-6 haloalkyl, and C1-6 haloalkoxy;
or Rc7 and Rd7 attached to the same N atom, together with the N atom to which they are both attached, form a 4-, 5-, 6- or 7-membered heterocycloalkyl group or 5-membered heteroaryl group, each optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of OH, CN, amino, NH(C1-6 alkyl), N(C1-6 alkyl)2, halo, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C1-6 haloalkyl and C1-6 haloalkoxy; and
Re1, Re2, Re3, Re4, Re5, Re6 and Re7 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, C1-4 alkyl, OH, and C1-4 alkoxy;
each water solubilizing group is independently selected from the group consisting of -LW-ORaW, -LW-C(O)RbW, -LW-C(O)NRcWRdW, -LW-C(O)ORaW, -LW-OC(O)RbW, -LW-OC(O)NRcWRdW, -LW-NRcWRdW, -LW-NRcWC(O)RbW, -LW-NRcWC(O)NRcWRdW, -LW-NRcWC(O)ORaW, -LW-C(?NReW)NRcWRdW, -LW-NRcWC(?NReW)NRcWRdW, -LW-S(O)2ORaW, -LW-NRcWS(O)2RbW, S(O)2NRcWRdW, —P(?O)(ORaW)2, -OP(?O)(ORaW)2, —OP(?O)(ORaW)—OP(?O)(ORaW)2, —OP(?O)(ORaW)—OP(?O)(ORaW)—OP(?O)(ORaW)2, and -LW-CyW; Wherein:
each CyW is unsubstituted 5-10 membered heteroaryl or 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, or 5-10 membered heteroaryl or 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl substituted with one or more (e.g., 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5) substituents each independently selected from C1-6 alkyl, halogen, C1-6 haloalkyl, CN, NO2, ORaW, SRaW, C(O)RbW, C(O)NRcWRdW, C(O)ORaW, OC(O)RbW, OC(O)NRcWRdW, NRcWRdW, NRcWC(O)RbW, NRcWC(O)NRcWRdW, NRcWC(O)ORaW, C(?NReW)NRcWRdW, NRcWC(?NReW)NRcWRdW, S(O)RbW, S(O)2RbW, NRcWS(O)2RbW and S(O)2NleWRdW;
each -LW- is a bond or a linking group selected from groups of the formula -LW1-LW2-;
the group -Lwi- is attached to the core molecule and is selected from a bond and groups of the formula —O—, —S—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(O)—, —NH—, —NRcW, —NRcWC(O)—, —C(O)NRcW—, —O(CO)—, —C(O)O—, —O(CO)NRcW—, —NRcWC(O)O—, —O(CO)O—, and —NRcWC(O)NRcW—;
the group -LW2- is selected from a bond, unsubstituted-C1-10 alkylene-, unsubstituted-C1-10 heteroalkylene, and —C1-10 alkylene and —C1-10 heteroalkylene substituted with one or more (e.g., 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents) independently selected from the group consisting of H, halogen, C1-6 alkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, CN, NO2, ORaW, SRaW, C(O)RbW, C(O)NRcWRdW, C(O)ORaW, OC(O)RbW, OC(O)NRcWRdW, NRcWRdW, NRcWC(O)RbW, NRcWC(O)NRcWRdW, NRcWC(O)ORaW, C(?NReW)NRcWRdW, NRcWC(?NReW)NRcWRdW, S(O)RbW, S(O)2RbW, NRcWS(O)2RbW, S(O)2NRcWRdW, —P(?O)(ORaW)2, —OP(?O)(ORaW)2, —OP(?O)(ORaW)—OP(?O)(ORaW)2, —OP(?O)(ORaW)—OP(?O)(ORaW)—OP(?O)(ORaW)2, oxo and sulfido;
RaW, RbW, RcW, and RdW are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C1-4 alkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C14 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C14 alkylene, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, and C1-4 alkoxy-C1-4 alkylene, wherein said C1-4 alkyl, C2-4 alkenyl, C2-4 alkynyl, and C1-4 alkoxy-C1-4 alkylene forming RaW, RbW, RaW, or RdW are each optionally substituted by 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 groups independently selected from halo, CN, ORaW*, SRaW*, C(O)RbW*, C(O)NRcW*RdW*, C(O)ORaW*, OC(O)RbW*, OC(O)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(O)RbW*, NRcW*C(O)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(O)ORaW*, C(?NReW*)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(?NReW*)NRcW*RdW*, S(O)RbW*, S(O)NRcW*RdW*, S(O)2RbW*, NRcW*S(O)2RbW* and S(O)2NRcW*RdW* and Wherein said C6-10 aryl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, C3-7 cycloalkyl, 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl, C6-10 aryl-C14 alkylene, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-4 alkylene, and 5-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-4 alkylene, forming RaW, RbW, RaW, or RdW are each optionally substituted by 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 groups independently selected from C1-6 alkyl, halo, CN, ORaW*, SRaW*, C(O)RbW*, C(O)NRcW*RdW*, C(O)ORaW*, OC(O)RbW*, OC(O)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(O)RbW*, NRcW*C(O)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(O)ORaW*, C(?NReW*)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(?NReW*)NRcW*RdW*, S(O)RbW*, S(O)NRcW*RdW*, S(O)2RbW*, NRcW*S(O)2RbW* and S(O)2NRcW*RdW*;
or RcW and RdW, attached to the same N atom, together with the N atom to which they are both attached, form a 4-, 5-, 6- or 7-membered heterocycloalkyl group or 5-membered heteroaryl group, each optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently selected from C1-6 alkyl, halo, CN, ORaW*, SRaW*, C(O)RbW*, C(O)NRcW*RdW*, C(O) ORa*, OC(O)Rb*, OC(O)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(O)RbW*, NRcW*C(O)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(O)ORaW*, C(?NReW*)NRcW*RdW*, NRcW*C(?NReW*)NRcW*RdW*, S(O)RbW*, S(O)NRcW*RdW*, S(O)2RbW*, NRcW*S(O)2RbW* and S(O)2NRcW*RdW*;
RaW*, RbW*, RcW* and RdW* are each independently selected from H, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl, aryl, C6-10 aryl-C1-3 alkyl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-3 alkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-3 alkyl and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-3 alkyl, wherein said C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 haloalkyl, C2-6 alkenyl, C2-6 alkynyl C6-10 aryl-C1-3 alkyl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl-C1-3 alkyl, C3-7 cycloalkyl-C1-3 alkyl and 4-10 membered heterocycloalkyl-C1-3 alkyl forming RaW* RbW*, ReW* and RdW* are each optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently selected from OH, CN, amino, NH(C1-6 alkyl), N(C1-6 alkyl)2, halo, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C1-6 haloalkyl and C1-6 haloalkoxy,
or RcW* and RdW* attached to the same N atom, together with the N atom to which they are both attached, form a 4-, 5-, 6- or 7-membered heterocycloalkyl group or 5-membered heteroaryl group, each optionally substituted with 1, 2 or 3 substituents independently selected from OH, CN, amino, NH(C1-6 alkyl), N(C1-6 alkyl)2 halo C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkoxy, C1-6 haloalkyl and C1-6 haloalkoxy;
ReW and ReW* are each independently selected from H, C1-4 alkyl, OH, and C1-4 alkoxy;with the proviso that when Y1, Y2, Y4, Y5, and R4 are each H, Y3 is F, and X3 is H or C1-6 alkyl, then at least one of R5, R6, and R7 is not H.

US Pat. No. 10,336,718

METHOD FOR INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION OF OPTICALLY ACTIVE FLUOROALKYL ETHYLENE OXIDE

Central Glass Company, Li...

1. A method for producing an optically active fluoroalkyl chloromethyl alcohol represented by formula [2]:
wherein, * represents an asymmetric atom, and Rf is defined as in formula [1],
the method comprising the step of treating a fluoroalkyl chloromethyl ketone represented by formula [1]:

wherein, Rf represents a C1-6 straight-chain or branched-chain fluoroalkyl group having at least one fluorine atom,
with a microorganism having an activity for asymmetrically reducing the ketone or an enzyme having the activity.

US Pat. No. 10,336,612

OZONE GENERATOR UNIT AND SYSTEM

Xylem Europe GmbH, Schaf...

19. An ozone generator system comprising:at least one ozone generator unit, the at least one ozone generator unit comprising:
a housing comprising:
a first half having a first recess; and
a second half having a second recess, wherein the first half is coupled to the second half, and the first recess and the second recess form a main chamber within the housing; and
an inlet and an outlet in the housing and extending to the main chamber; wherein
a first dielectric disc is arranged within the first recess, the first dielectric disc extending along and being in contact with an entirety of an inner surface of the first half of the housing;
a second dielectric disc is arranged within the second recess, the second dielectric disc extending along and being in contact with an entirety of an inner surface of the second half of the housing, wherein the first dielectric disc has a gas passage;
a high voltage electrode having a gas passage is fluidically coupled with the gas passage of the first dielectric and is arranged in the main chamber between the first dielectric disc and the second dielectric disc,
a first spacer is positioned to space the high voltage electrode apart from the first dielectric disc to form a first gas chamber between the high voltage electrode and the first dielectric disc, the first gas chamber extending along a length between a first end of the high voltage electrode and a second end of the high voltage electrode; and
a second spacer is positioned to space the high voltage electrode apart from the second dielectric disc to form a second gas chamber between the high voltage electrode and the second dielectric disc, the second gas chamber extending along a length between the first end and the second end of the high voltage electrode, and
wherein the gas passage of the high voltage electrode and the gas passage of the first dielectric disc fluidically couple the first gas chamber and the second gas chamber;
a first bracket attached to the inlet of each of the at least one ozone generator units;
a second bracket attached to the outlet of each of the at least one ozone generator units;
at least one control circuit associated with each of the at least one ozone generator units; and
at least one fan arranged in front of an outer surface of each of the at least one ozone generator units.

US Pat. No. 10,336,540

STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM

Attabotics Inc., Calgary...

12. A storage system comprising:a gridded three dimensional structure comprising:
a plurality of storage cells arranged in stacks and each comprising a plurality of storage locations disposed around a central void on different respective sides thereof, each unit space being sized to accommodate a respective storage unit therein;
each stack comprising a respective group of the storage cells residing in stacked relation one over another with the central voids of said respective group of the storage cells aligned with one another to form a respective upright central shaft of said stack;
each central upright shaft being sized to accommodate the respective storage units of the respectively group of storage cells within said upright shaft to enable retrieval of said respective storage units through said upright central shaft; and
a gridded track system on which one or more storage/retrieval vehicles are conveyable to and from the upright central shafts and conveyable through said upright shafts to access the storage locations therefrom; and
at least one storage/retrieval vehicle conveyable to, from and through the upright central shafts via the gridded track system;
wherein:
the gridded track system further comprises a respective set of upright frame members standing upright within each upright shaft at perimeter boundaries thereof for cooperation with the one or more storage/retrieval vehicles guide conveyance thereof through said upright shaft;
the upright frame members are rack members with toothed-equipped edges facing inwardly of the upright shaft to engage with pinion wheels on each of the one or more storage/retrieval vehicles;
said storage/retrieval vehicle comprises a first set of pinion wheels residing on first opposing sides of the storage/retrieval vehicle and a second set of pinion wheels residing on second opposing sides of the storage/retrieval vehicle, and each rack member comprises first and second sets of rack teeth on two perpendicular inwardly-facing sides thereof for respective engagement with the first and second sets of pinion wheels; and
the storage/retrieval vehicle comprises a first set of conveyance wheels residing on the first opposing sides of the storage/retrieval vehicle for riding on X-direction rails of the gridded track system that lie in an X-direction of a reference plane thereof, and a second set of conveyance wheels residing on the second opposing sides of the storage/retrieval vehicle for riding on Y-direction rails of the gridded track system that lie in a Y-direction of the reference plane thereof, wherein the first and second sets of conveyance wheels are selectively extendable and retractable away from and toward the respective sides of the storage/retrieval vehicle, whereby retraction of the conveyance wheels causes withdrawal thereof inwardly off of the respective rails of the gridded track system to enable conveyance of the storage/retrieval vehicle through the upright central shafts, each of which resides at a respective Cartesian coordinate point of the reference plane at a respective area bound between two of the X-direction rails and two of the Y-direction rails, by engagement of the pinion wheels with the rack members.

US Pat. No. 10,336,530

DISASSEMBLEABLE CHEESE CONTAINER WITH WRAP-AROUND INTERLOCK AND INCREASED FILL VOLUME

A.R. Arena Products, Inc....

1. A disassembleable container, the container comprising a plurality of sidewalls and a plurality of endwalls, each of said sidewalls and endwalls having an interior surface defining, in-part, a volume for containing a block of cheese, wherein the container has an interlock to secure one of the sidewalls to one of the endwalls, the container being characterized by a cross section being generally perpendicular to each of the interior surfaces,in the cross section, the interlock comprising (i.) a first portion of either the one of the sidewalls or the one of the endwalls, the first portion of the one of the sidewalls or the one of the endwalls wrapping around a corner disposed where the interior surface of the one of the sidewalls and the interior surface of the one of the endwalls meet, and (ii.) a second portion of the other of the one of the sidewalls or the one of the endwalls disposed exterior to an exterior-facing surface of the first portion.

US Pat. No. 10,336,519

ELASTOMER LINED SELF-LOCKING TIE

Lock Right, LLC, West Va...

1. A self-locking tie, comprising:an elongated strap including a first surface, a second surface, a periphery, a head end, and a tapered end, the second surface opposite from the first surface, the tapered end opposite from the head end;
cavities recessed in the first surface of the elongated strap, a first cavity positioned along at least a portion of a length of the elongated strap at a location adjacent to a first side of the periphery of the elongated strap, a second cavity positioned along at least a portion of a length of the elongated strap at a location adjacent to a second side of the periphery of the elongated strap;
an elastomer segment including a pair of cavity engaging portions and a pair of extending portions, a first cavity engaging portion of the pair of cavity engaging portions being located within the first cavity, a second cavity engaging portion of the pair of cavity engaging portions being located within the second cavity, a first extending portion of the pair of extending portions extending from the first cavity engaging portion and extending beyond the first surface at the location adjacent to the first side of the periphery of the elongated strap, a second extending portion of the pair of extending portions extending from the first cavity engaging portion and extending beyond the first surface at the location adjacent to the second side of the periphery of the elongated strap;
a locking head at the head end of the elongated strap, the locking head comprising an orifice shaped to receive the tapered end of the elongated strap and the elastomer segment.

US Pat. No. 10,336,506

LID MADE OF FIBROUS MATERIAL

HUHTAMAKI OYJ, Espoo (FI...

1. A lid constructed from a fibrous material containing cellulose fibres and configured to at least partly cover an opening of a container, the lid comprising:a domed portion which is configured to at least partly cover the opening of the container, and
an attachment portion which at least partially externally surrounds the domed portion and is configured to attach the lid to a counter attachment portion of the container, wherein the counter attachment portion of the container is located around a perimeter edge of the opening of the container,
wherein the lid includes a first lid part consisting of the fibrous material containing cellulose fibres and a second lid part consisting of the fibrous material containing cellulose fibres, wherein the first lid part has a first set of material characteristics comprising a first density, a first surface roughness, a first flexural strength, and a first porosity, wherein the second lid part has a second set of material characteristics comprising a second density, a second surface roughness, a second flexural strength, and a second porosity, wherein at least one material characteristic of the first set of material characteristics differs from a corresponding at least one material characteristic of the second set of material characteristics,
wherein the first and the second densities are defined by the number of cellulose fibres per unit volume of the fibrous material containing cellulose fibres, wherein the first density is less than the second density, and wherein the first lid part comprises the attachment portion and the second lid part comprises the domed portion.

US Pat. No. 10,336,471

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DESIGNING AN AIRCRAFT

DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA AG, C...

1. A method for designing an aircraft, the method comprising:a. defining an initial catalog of requirements for at least one aircraft design, the catalog of requirements comprising requirements relating to one or more of a minimum payload, a minimum range, take off and landing requirements, a minimum cruising altitude, a minimum cruising speed and maximum values for one or more of a wing span, a fuselage length and a surface pressure per wheel of a landing gear for the at least one aircraft design;
b. carrying out an optimization of the at least one aircraft design based on the catalog of requirements in terms of anticipated operating costs;
c. simulating a predefined total flight network with the at least one aircraft design and determining a total flight network efficiency;
d. checking whether the determined total flight network efficiency constitutes an optimum; and
e. adapting the catalog of requirements and performing an iteration starting from step (b) upon a determination that the determined total flight network efficiency does not constitute the optimum.

US Pat. No. 10,336,425

VARIABLE RATE OF TURN FOR A TROLLING MOTOR

NAVICO HOLDING AS, Egers...

1. A system comprising:a trolling motor assembly comprising a propulsion motor and a steering actuator, wherein the steering actuator is variable speed and configured to rotate directional alignment of the propulsion motor at a rate of turn in response to an electrical signal;
a navigation control device comprising a user input assembly, wherein the user input assembly is configured to detect user activity related to controlling navigation of the trolling motor assembly, wherein the user input assembly of the navigation control device includes a lever; and
a processor, the processor configured to:
determine a desired rate of turn for the directional alignment of the propulsion motor based on an angle of deflection of the lever corresponding to user activity detected by the user input assembly;
generate a steering input signal, the steering input signal being an electrical signal indicating the desired rate of turn; and
direct the steering actuator, via the steering input signal, to rotate the directional alignment of the propulsion motor at the desired rate of turn.

US Pat. No. 10,336,424

TROLLING MOTOR WITH A TRANSDUCER ARRAY

NAVICO HOLDING AS, Egers...

1. A device comprising:a motor;
a propeller coupled to the motor;
a shaft configured to couple the motor to a watercraft, wherein the shaft is configured to rotate relative to the watercraft, wherein the shaft defines an internal passage; and
a housing that encapsulates the motor, wherein the housing comprises at least one transducer array, wherein the at least one transducer array comprises a phased array configured to transmit one or more sonar beams into an underwater environment, wherein the housing further comprises an orientation sensor configured to measure an orientation of the at least one transducer array relative to the watercraft; and
at least one electrical cable that leads from the transducer array through the internal passage of the shaft to enable electrical signals to be transmitted between the transducer array and a computing device, wherein the electrical cable is contained within the internal passage of the shaft so as to protect the electrical cable while still enabling rotation of the shaft and housing.

US Pat. No. 10,336,421

PROPELLER AND RELATIVE METHOD FOR FINE ADJUSTING THE FLUID DYNAMIC PITCH OF THE PROPELLER BLADES

MAX PROP S.R.L., Milan (...

1. A propeller comprising:at least one propeller cylindrical casing,
a hub, adapted to be coupled to an engine, and mounted inside said propeller cylindrical casing,
at least one blade rotatable pivoted to said propeller cylindrical casing,
said hub being rotatable with respect to said propeller cylindrical casing, or vice versa, for an at least one non-zero angular interval (?) for the adjustment of the fluid-dynamic pitch of said at least one blade,
said hub comprising at least one contact surface movable between at least one direct or indirect disengagement position, and at least one direct or indirect engagement position with an at least one relative limit stop abutment of said at least one non-zero angular interval (?), and
said limit stop abutment comprising at least one region of at least one movable element arranged in an at least one seat of said propeller cylindrical casing for the modification of the position of said limit stop abutment of said at least one non-zero interval (?),
wherein said at least one movable element is at least partially threaded and installed in said at least one seat comprising at least one threaded portion the region of the movable element acting as at least one limit stop abutment of said at least one angular interval (?) comprises at least the end of said at least one movable element, the rotation with the consequent axial displacement of said threaded movable element in said at least one threaded seat modifying the position of said limit stop abutment of said at least one non-zero angular interval (?),
said hub further comprising adjustment means for adjusting the position of said at least one movable element, in one or more discrete intervals, for modifying the position of said at least one limit stop abutment of said at least one non-zero angular interval (?),
wherein said adjustment means of the position in one or more discrete intervals of said at least one movable element comprises two or more grooves provided on at least part of the surface of said at least one movable element spaced from each other by one or more angular intervals (?) for the definition of said one or more discrete intervals of position adjustment of said at least one movable element,
wherein said adjustment means further comprises at least one block element engaging at least partially with said at least one groove of said movable element and at least partially with a seat of said propeller cylindrical casing,
wherein the two or more grooves spaced from each other by one or more angular intervals (?) provides a division of the rotation and of the axial displacement of the movable element, with a correspondent subdivision of the obtained fluid dynamic pitch values as a function of the movable element displacement, the rotation of the movable element of one or more intervals (?) with the arrangement of a predetermined groove in correspondence with the block element provides a predetermined modification of the fluid-dynamic pitch.

US Pat. No. 10,336,398

REAR SUSPENSION SYSTEM FOR A BICYCLE

CMH Plus Holdings Ltd., ...

1. A bicycle suspension system for attaching a rear wheel with a rear wheel axle defining a rear wheel axis of rotation, to a front triangle, being a component of a bicycle, equipped with the suspension system, having a bottom bracket defining a bottom bracket axis of rotation, the bicycle having a right side being on the right hand side when the bicycle is viewed from the rear, the bicycle suspension system comprising:a rear triangle to which the rear wheel axle is mounted;
a first link:
pivotally connected to a front triangle at a first link front triangle pivot defining a first link front triangle pivot axis; and
pivotally connected to the rear triangle at a first link rear triangle pivot defining a first link rear triangle pivot axis;
a second link:
pivotally connected to the front triangle at a second link front triangle pivot defining a second link front triangle pivot axis; and
pivotally connected to the rear triangle at a second link rear triangle pivot defining a second link rear triangle pivot axis; and
a shock absorber device directly or indirectly interconnected between two of the front triangle, rear triangle, first link and second link, for resiliently impeding relative movement of the suspension system from an unloaded at-rest position;wherein:the suspension system has a travel being a range of movement of the rear wheel axle from the unloaded at-rest position to a full compression position;
the rear triangle defines an instant centre; and
with a bicycle equipped with the suspension system, resting on a horizontal surface, with the suspension system at 20% to 35% of travel from the unloaded at-rest position:
the first link front triangle pivot axis and the second link front triangle pivot axis are no higher than a horizontal line passing through the instant centre; and
a front triangle pivot line passing through the first link front triangle pivot axis and the second link front triangle pivot axis is substantially horizontal.

US Pat. No. 10,336,396

BICYCLE HANDLE

ERGON INTERNATIONAL GMBH,...

1. A bicycle handle comprising:an inner sleeve,
a handle element surrounding the inner sleeve, and
a clamping element which surrounds the inner sleeve in a clamping region,
wherein the clamping element is at least partly surrounded by a protective sleeve that is connected to the inner sleeve, and
wherein, between the inner sleeve and the protective sleeve, a slit is formed that is open to the outer side of the bicycle handle and serves to receive the clamping element.

US Pat. No. 10,336,381

TOE CONTROL FOR ADJUSTABLE AXLE

GVM, Inc., Biglerville, ...

1. A method of regulating the operation of a vehicle axle system, the vehicle axle system including at least one adjustable axle having at least one axle cylinder and a steering assembly including at least one steering cylinder connected thereto, an axle management system including a microcontroller having a microprocessor, a memory, and a sensor, the method comprising:receiving, by the axle management system, at least one desired axle position, based on a crop row spacing;
receiving, by the axle management system, at least one measured axle position, from at least one sensor;
determining, by the axle management system, if the measured axle position is within a predetermined tolerance threshold of the desired axle position;
regulating, by the axle management system, the position of the at least one adjustable axle, based on the at least one desired axle position;
wherein regulating the position of the at least one adjustable axle causes adjustment of the position of the at least one adjustable axle.

US Pat. No. 10,336,362

ABSORPTION STRAP ASSEMBLY

STEERING SOLUTIONS IP HOL...

1. An energy absorption strap assembly comprising:an energy absorption strap operatively coupled to an upper jacket of a steering column assembly and positioned along an inner surface of a lower jacket of the steering column assembly, the energy absorption strap having a base extending along a longitudinal direction of the energy absorption strap;
a rocker plate having a pivot region seated on the base of the energy absorption strap, the rocker plate extending in a longitudinal direction of the steering column assembly and having a first row of rocker teeth disposed on a first side of the rocker plate and a second row of rocker teeth disposed on a second side of the rocker plate; and
a clamp assembly for fixing a telescoping position of the steering column assembly, the clamp assembly having a clamp jaw including a first row of clamp jaw teeth and a second row of clamp jaw teeth, wherein movement of the clamp jaw provides a meshed engagement of the first row of rocker teeth with the first row of clamp jaw teeth or meshed engagement of the second row of rocker teeth with the second row of clamp jaw teeth.

US Pat. No. 10,336,353

WORKER PROTECTION SYSTEM

METROM RAIL, LLC, Crysta...

1. A system for worker protection, the system comprises:a wayside detection unit, configured for placement on or near path of a vehicle, the wayside detection unit comprising:
a housing for enclosing components of the wayside detection unit;
a support structure for holding and supporting the wayside detection unit when placed on or near the path;
a power supply for powering components of the wayside detection unit;
one or more sensory components, for detecting, monitoring, and/or tracking vehicles;
a communication component, comprising one or more antennas, configured for transmitting and/or receiving wireless signals; and
one or more circuits operable to:
process signals and data, and
perform one or more applications or functions relating to operations of the wayside detection unit;
wherein the wayside detection unit is configured to communicate signals and/or messages to one or more companion alert devices while providing monitoring and tracking services in a work site.

US Pat. No. 10,336,348

BRACKET

Perpetuum Ltd., Southamp...

1. A bracket for mounting external equipment to the underside of rolling stock, the bracket comprising first and second plates, a first set of apertures formed in at least one of the first and second plates for attachment of external equipment to the bracket and a second set of apertures formed in at least one of the first and second plates for attachment of the bracket to the underside of rolling stock, or to a component or system adapted to be mounted to the underside of rolling stock and the bracket further comprising at least one joining member disposed between the first and second plates; wherein the joining member(s) are joined to the first plate by a plurality of joints and joined to the second plate by a plurality of joints, wherein the joining member or at least one of the joining members is substantially planar, or includes at least one substantially planar portion.

US Pat. No. 10,336,135

WHEEL ADAPTER FOR A CARGO CONTAINER

SELECTRAILERS LLC, Engle...

1. A wheel adapter for lifting a cargo container and providing rolling mobility to the cargo container, the wheel adapter comprising:an adapter body;
a container connector, wherein a front end of the container connector extends outward and frontward from the adapter body, wherein the container connector further comprises a container coupling bolt configured for connection to an ISO connector of a cargo container, and a rear end of the container connector is pivotably connected to the adapter body;
a container elevation bolt threadably engaging the adapter body and comprising a bolt head for the application of a torque on the bolt head to rotate the container elevation bolt, wherein the container elevation bolt abuts against the container connector causing the container connector to pivot relative to the adapter body;
a wheel support, carried by the adapter body; and
at least one wheel, coupled to the wheel support and rotatable relative to the adapter body; wherein
the container connector is pivotable relative to the adapter body about a pivot axis located longitudinally between the container elevation bolt and the wheel support; and further wherein
the wheel adapter is configured to selectively and reversibly adopt the following positions by applying a torque on the bolt head:
a first position, in which the container elevation bolt is threaded away from the container connector, and the wheel support is at a first vertical position relative to the container connector, and
a second position, in which the container elevation bolt is threaded towards the container connector and pushes the container connector downward, and the wheel support is at a second vertical position relative to the container connector which is lower than the first vertical position.

US Pat. No. 10,336,047

METHOD OF PREVENTING CORROSION OF MATING SURFACES OF COMPONENTS

MAHINDRA AND MAHINDRA LIM...

1. A method of preventing corrosion of the mating surfaces of components, said method comprising:(i) impregnating a polyester based carrier with at least one anaerobic acrylic adhesive to form an impregnated carrier;
(ii) spraying at least one pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive on one surface of said impregnated carrier to form an impregnated carrier having a pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive layer;
(iii) protecting said pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive layer using a protective silicon release liner to configure a pasting surface on said impregnated carrier;
(iv) pasting said pasting surface after detaching said silicon release liner therefrom on a first component, wherein said pasting surface is in contact with said first component;
(v) abutting a second component to said first component such that said impregnated carrier is sandwiched therebetween; and
(vi) applying force on said abutted first and second components such that said anaerobic acrylic adhesive oozes out from said impregnated carrier and coats mating surfaces of said abutted first and second components in the absence of oxygen to commence and complete curing of said anaerobic acrylic adhesive on mating surfaces of said first and said second components.

US Pat. No. 10,335,910

SEALING MEMBER FOR MACHINE TOOLS

BANDO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES...

1. A wiper member for machine tools comprising:a supporting member;
a plate-shaped elastic member; and
an adhesive layer which bonds the elastic member to the supporting member, wherein
the supporting member has a shape of a bent plate-like body, and comprises a supporting portion and a first protective portion,
the elastic member is bonded to the supporting portion via the adhesive layer laminated on a part of a front face of the elastic member so as to be curved along the bent shape of the supporting member,
a first corner portion formed by a back face and one side face of the elastic member is assumed to be an edge portion in contact with an opposite material, and the one side face is formed by cutting,
a part of the front face of the elastic member at the side of an edge portion on which the adhesive layer is not laminated is in contact with an inner face of the first protective portion of the supporting member; and
a second protective portion, and the second protective portion is provided at a distal end of the supporting member on a side opposite to the supporting portion.

US Pat. No. 10,335,701

MODEL RAILCAR FOR CLEANING MODEL TRAIN TRACK

KOREA BASS CO., LTD., Se...

1. A model railcar for cleaning a model train track, which is a model railcar for cleaning a model train track while being driven along the model train track by a motor which is driven by electricity supplied through rails of the model train track and train wheels, the model railcar comprising:a fan arranged toward the model train track;
a dust collecting chamber configured to accommodate foreign substances suctioned by the fan; and
a cleaning block having a cleaning pad attached to a surface of the model train track, which faces the rails, wherein a cleaning member is removably attached to the cleaning pad and surrounds an upper surface and lower surface of the cleaning pad, wherein a first cleaning member is removably attached to the cleaning pad to polish the rails and a second cleaning member is removably attached to wash the rails,
wherein:
the fan is driven by another motor and suctions the foreign substances on the model train track;
the suctioned foreign substances are moved to the dust collecting chamber through a path connected to the dust collecting chamber;
the cleaning block including a solution container positioned on an upper portion thereof and a cleaning pad attachment part positioned on a lower portion thereof, and is detachable from a lower portion of the model railcar;
a through hole is formed between the solution container and the cleaning pad attachment part so that a solution in the solution container is transferred to the cleaning pad;
the cleaning pad is detachable from the cleaning block and formed of an elastic material; and
a lower end surface of the cleaning pad is positioned lower than upper surfaces of the rails of the model train track, is elastically pressed, and comes into contact with the rails.

US Pat. No. 10,335,663

3-IN-1 GOLF CUP

Joseph L. DeMilio, Littl...

1. The invention claimed is a practice putting cup comprising: two larger faces, that both act as the top of the device that receives the putted golf ball or the bottom that rests on the ground by flipping the device over, enabling the practicing golfer to hit putts onto the device that break or go straight with the effect that the different sides will provide for ball movement in opposite directions relative to a hole that each face has in it; two smaller faces that act as the side or rear of the device depending upon which large face the device is resting upon; one circular face surrounding the hole in the device; eight edges, four of which border both the two smaller and two larger faces, two circular edges that border the hole in the large faces, one edge, the shortest, that borders only the two smaller faces and represents the device's apex when resting upon either of the two larger faces, and one edge, the front and longest, that borders only both large faces that can be positioned at different angles or perpendicular relative to the practicing golfer, is flush with the surface it is resting upon, and is the entry point for receiving the putted golf ball onto the device; four angular points, or vertices; the hole larger than 1.68 inches in diameter, formed, or cut all the way through the entire device in both large faces and generally located in a position far enough away from one smaller face to leave space for a golf ball to move right to left left to right, or go straight upon entering the device on its way toward the hole.

US Pat. No. 10,335,616

ASCENDER

KENTECH SYSTEMS LIMITED, ...

1. An ascender comprising:a pulley having a circular shape and capable of removably winding a rope thereon;
an input shaft capable of removably connecting an output shaft of a rotary electric tool thereto;
a support member having a fixed plate integrally connected with a front side support part, the support member supporting the pulley and the input shaft to be rotatable and including an open part which enables the rope to be wound on the pulley;
a transmission mechanism interposed between the input shaft and the pulley so as to transmit a rotational force of the input shaft to the pulley;
a rope guide provided on the support member so as to guide the rope wound on the pulley at an entrance passage and an exit passage of the rope;
a cam pivotally supported on the support member so as to be movable toward and away from the pulley, the cam being configured to move toward the pulley to bite into the rope wound on the pulley to thereby prevent a movement of the ascender with respect to the rope when the ascender is going to move in a descending direction, and to move away from the pulley to allow the movement of the ascender with respect to the rope when the ascender is going to move in an ascending direction;
an energizing member that energizes the cam in a direction to move toward the pulley;
an operating member for an action to move the cam away from the pulley; and
a closing member that is movable for opening and closing the open part, the closing member being pivotally supported on a support shaft mounted on the support member, the support shaft including a carabiner hanging hole,
wherein the pulley is capable of being rotated more than a full revolution.

US Pat. No. 10,335,610

CATHETER APPARATUS, BRACHYTHERAPY SYSTEM AND METHOD USING THE SAME

BRAXX BIOTECH CO., LTD, ...

1. A catheter apparatus, comprising:a tubular member; and
four or more fluid-flow pipe members, each having a proximal end and a distal end, and each being disposed around a periphery of the tubular member along an axial direction thereof;
wherein each of the four or more fluid-flow pipe members is provided with an independent positioning member at the distal end thereof; and wherein four or more positioning members are provided;
an outer tube member is provided outside the tubular member and the fluid-flow pipe members, and the outer tube member forms a sealed blind end at the distal ends; and
the four or more fluid-flow pipe members pierce through the outer tube member from an inner wall surface of the outer tube member to an outer wall surface thereof at different locations of the outer tube member so as to couple with respective positioning members.

US Pat. No. 10,335,592

SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING HEMODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE THROUGH ASYMPTOMATIC DIAPHRAGM STIMULATION

VisCardia, Inc., Beavert...

1. A method of improving hemodynamic performance of a heart, the method comprising:sensing a plurality of cardiac events directly from a diaphragm;
for each of the sensed cardiac events, determining whether the sensed cardiac event represents a valid cardiac event or a non-valid cardiac event;
establishing a diaphragmatic stimulation delay period based on a plurality of sensed cardiac events that are determined to be valid; and
delivering asymptomatic electrical stimulation therapy directly to the diaphragm based on the established diaphragmatic stimulation delay period.

US Pat. No. 10,335,566

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING VENTILATION

ADVANCED COOLING THERAPY,...

1. A system for providing ventilation assistance or control, the system comprising:(a) at least one processor;
(b) at least one operator interface configured to provide input to the processor;
(c) at least one input device; and
(d) at least one memory device that stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the at least one processor, cause the at least one processor to:
(i) receive, via the at least one operator interface, a first setting for a ventilator parameter and a target pressure for an esophageal pressure of a patient;
(ii) deliver, via at least one conduit, a first volume of gas to the patient in accordance with the first setting;
(iii) receive, via the at least one input device, a measured value for the esophageal pressure;
(iv) determine whether the measured value satisfies the target pressure;
(v) deliver, via the at least one conduit, a second volume of gas to the patient in accordance with a randomized setting in response to determining that the measured value satisfies the target pressure, the randomized setting determined based on a random value that is applied to the first setting of the ventilator parameter;
(vi) deliver, via the at least one conduit, the second volume of gas to the patient in accordance with a corrected setting in response to determining that the measured value does not satisfy the target pressure, the corrected setting determined based on a correction factor that is applied to the first setting of the ventilator parameter; and
(v) adjust the correction factor based upon a magnitude of difference between the measured value and the target pressure of the esophageal pressure of the patient.

US Pat. No. 10,335,508

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SANITIZING SURFACES

LivOnyx Inc., Allston, M...

1. A method for killing or inactivating pathogens on a surface, comprising:spraying an aerosolized layer of an active agent onto the surface, the layer being a thin and substantially uniform coating,
wherein the spraying occurs over a first time period and the aerosolized layer dries over a second time period while being effective to kill or inactivate the pathogen on the surface, and wherein a duration of the first and second time periods together is less than 5 seconds.

US Pat. No. 10,335,413

SUBSTITUTED XANTHINE DERIVATIVES

Concert Pharmaceuticals, ...

1. A method of treating a disease or condition in a patient in need thereof, comprising administering to the patient an effective amount of a compound represented by the following structural formula:
or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1 is selected from —CH3 and —CD3;
R2 is selected from —CH3 and —CD3; Y1 is deuterium or hydrogen, wherein the isotopic enrichment factor for each designated deuterium atom is at least 5000, wherein the disease is selected from insulin dependent diabetes, non-insulin dependent diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, pathological glucose tolerance, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hyperuricemia, gout, and hypercoagulability.

US Pat. No. 10,335,380

COMPOUNDS SUITABLE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MYELOPROLIFERATIVE NEOPLASMS AS WELL AS METHODS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS/PROGNOSIS OF MYELOPROLIFERATIVE NEOPLASMS

CNIC Fundacion Centro Nac...

1. A method of treating and/or preventing MPN (myeloprofilerative neoplasms) in a patient, comprising administering to said patient a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of Formula 1:
wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen and halogen; and
wherein R2 is an aralkyl, being able to be substituted in the aryl part and/or in the alkyl part, or a radical selected from:

US Pat. No. 10,335,340

MOBILE DENTAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER

Dr. Kevin T. Prince, Hon...

1. A portable dental and medical unit comprising:a wheelbase;
a plurality of 360 degree rotatable wheels extending from the wheelbase and configured to movably support the unit on an underlying support surface;
a central support beam extending upward from the wheelbase;
a rechargeable power supply positioned within a power supply compartment and a retractable wall plug mounted on the central support beam adjacent said wheelbase;
a cylindrical housing supported by the central support beam and spaced apart from the wheelbase, wherein the cylindrical housing is vertically adjustable with respect to the wheelbase by a unit height adjustor;
the cylindrical housing has a bottom and a top and comprises series of elements including:
a waste water reservoir with a reservoir drain positioned adjacent the bottom;
a clean water reservoir with a reservoir drain position adjacent the bottom;
a suction pump positioned adjacent said waste water reservoir or said clean water reservoir;
an air compressor positioned adjacent said waste water reservoir or said clean water reservoir;
a mouthwash reservoir positioned adjacent said suction pump;
a toothbrush rinser positioned adjacent said mouth wash reservoir;
a biofilm contamination sensor located near the waste water reservoir;
a water pump;
a unit control module; and
a unit supply platform positioned within a unit supply storage compartment adjacent the mouth wash reservoir, toothbrush rinser and unit control module and near a top of the cylindrical housing, wherein the unit supply platform includes a series of inter-unit supply line attachment ports and a series of USB ports;
a protrusion, including dual solar panels positioned on a surface thereof, extends upward from the top of the cylindrical housing and includes a foldable handle with slip-resistant grip mounted thereto and a 360 degree swivel digital display mounted thereto;
wiring and inter-unit supply lines and hoses extend through the central support beam and are configured to attach to at least one of the series of elements, the rechargeable power supply or an electric toothbrush, a computer monitor or an air-water syringe and connector;
wherein the 360 degree swivel digital display is configured to display information measured by one of said series of elements or an external health monitoring device including a digital blood pressure cuff, a digital thermometer, a digital pulse oximeter or a digital intra oral and extra oral camera connected to one of the series of USB ports.

US Pat. No. 10,335,338

APPARATUS FOR APPLYING MULTI-DIMENSIONAL TRACTION TO THE SPINAL COLUMN

Nichols Therapy Systems L...

1. A physical medicine table for treating a patient's spine comprising:a. a frame having a longitudinal axis and a transverse axis;
a plurality of support portions that are configured to receive a patient, wherein the plurality of support portions are attached to the frame and selectively spaced apart along the longitudinal axis of the frame;
c. wherein a first support portion comprises:
i. a first longitudinal movement subframe slidably mounted to the frame;
ii. a first lateral movement subframe slidably mounted to the first longitudinal movement subframe and configured to move in the transverse axis;
iii. a rotational adjustment subframe mounted to the first lateral movement subframe, the rotational adjustment subframe configured to selectively rotate;
d. a traction system comprising:
i. a first lateral actuator centrally mounted to the first longitudinal movement subframe and centrally disposed under the rotational adjustment subframe;
ii. wherein the traction system is configured to exert a first lateral force upon the first lateral movement subframe without rotating the first lateral movement subframe and without rotating the first support portion, wherein the first lateral force is perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the frame, and the traction system is further configured to exert a longitudinal force upon at least one of the plurality of support portions; and
e. a control system that selectively controls the first lateral force and the longitudinal force exerted by the traction system.

US Pat. No. 10,335,291

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM FOR A KNEE-ANKLE ASSEMBLY CONTROLLED BY A MICROPROCESSOR

PROTEOR, Saint-Apollinai...

1. A femoral knee-ankle prosthesis comprising:a femoral segment suitable for a femoral connection to a user and a tibial segment connected to the femoral segment based on an articulation which reproduces the movements of the knee, the tibial segment being articulated on one foot based on an articulation reproducing the movements of the ankle, a first hydraulic cylinder of which the ends are joined respectively with the femoral and tibial segments, and a second hydraulic cylinder of which the ends are joined respectively with the tibial segment and the foot, an upper chamber of the first hydraulic cylinder is connected to a lower chamber of the second hydraulic cylinder through a conduit connected laterally to the upper chamber of the first hydraulic cylinder, and an electronic control unit that controls both of the first hydraulic cylinder and the second hydraulic cylinder depending on the phase of the walking cycle and a situation faced by the user including a stance phase and a swing phase in such a manner that a first flexion of the knee allows a first dorsiflexion of the ankle in proportion to the movement of the knee during the stance phase and such that a second flexion of the knee results in a second dorsiflexion of the ankle in proportion to the movement of the knee during the swing phase.

US Pat. No. 10,335,264

VASCULAR GRAFT

Byung Choo Moon, Toronto...

1. An artificial blood vessel, comprising:a cylindrical inner tube having a hollow part formed therein;
an outer tube provided at an outer circumferential surface of the inner tube and surrounding the inner tube so as to form a double tube structure with the inner tube; and
a connecting line formed in circumferential directions of the inner tube and the outer tube to connect the inner tube and the outer tube, wherein the inner tube includes at least a first guide line in an axial direction, and the outer tube includes at least a second guide line in an axial direction and is positioned at a position corresponding to a position of the first guide line.

US Pat. No. 10,335,254

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECORDING SPATIAL GINGIVAL SOFT TISSUE RELATIONSHIP TO IMPLANT PLACEMENT WITHIN ALVEOLAR BONE FOR IMMEDIATE-IMPLANT PLACEMENT

EVOLLUTION IP HOLDINGS IN...

1. A soft tissue preservation arrangement, comprising:a hollow shell with an interior volume and a shell axis, the hollow shell having an outer surface configured to engage a soft tissue socket after a tooth has been extracted from a bone socket, the shell having a first perimeter configured for placement toward the bone socket and a second perimeter configured for placement adjacent an outer surface of the soft tissue socket, the first perimeter being smaller than the second perimeter so that the shell tapers outwardly from the first perimeter to the second perimeter, the second perimeter having an asymmetrically scalloped shape; and
a temporary post having a maximum dimension that is less than a minimum dimension of the hollow shell such that when the temporary post extends in the interior volume of the hollow shell such that an interior space is formed between an outer surface of the temporary post an inner surface of the hollow shell,
wherein the minimum inside diameter of the first perimeter of the hollow shell is greater than the maximum outside diameter of the temporary post, whereby the hollow shell and the temporary post do not make physical contact during axial relative movement of the hollow shell and temporary post, wherein the temporary post has an upper end portion and a lower end portion, wherein the lower end portion is configured to engage with a dental implant such that the first outer perimeter is situated above the lower end portion.

US Pat. No. 10,335,253

TOOTH-POSITIONING APPLIANCE FOR CLOSING SPACES

Martz Inc., Bakersfield,...

1. A tooth-positioning appliance comprising:a first appliance segment having:
a shell with at least one recess for removably engaging a first tooth; and
a receptacle on the shell of the first appliance segment;
a second appliance segment having:
a shell with at least one recess for removably engaging a second tooth, wherein the first tooth and the second tooth are separated by a space; and
a tab extending laterally from the second appliance segment spanning the space and in sliding engagement with the receptacle of the first appliance segment, the shell of the second appliance segment and the tab of the second appliance segment being a single piece of material; and
an activating element connected between the first appliance segment and the second appliance segment exerting a force to change the space as the tab slides with respect to the receptacle.

US Pat. No. 10,335,252

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIGITAL TOOTH IMAGING

Align Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method for combining digital data from at least first and second scanned impressions of a jaw of a patient to form a combined digital jaw impression of the jaw for use in a customized dental treatment of the patient, the method comprising:receiving a first scanned impression of one jaw of the patient, the first scanned impression having distorted digital tooth data for a first tooth of the patient;
receiving a second scanned impression of the one jaw of the patient, the second scanned impression having non-distorted digital tooth data for the first tooth of the patient, wherein the first scanned impression and the second scanned impression are scanned impressions of the same jaw of the patient; and
creating a combined digital jaw impression by replacing the distorted digital tooth data for the first tooth of the first scanned impression with the non-distorted digital tooth data for the first tooth from the second scanned impression.

US Pat. No. 10,335,244

MOBILE MEDICAL CART

NEONATAL PRODUCT GROUP, I...

1. A medical cart for transporting medical supplies, the cart comprising:a chassis having a plurality of wheels attached thereto;
a plurality of drawers supported on the chassis, wherein at least one of the drawers is slidable along a first axis toward the chassis to a closed orientation and slidable away from the chassis along the first axis to an open configuration, and wherein at least one of the drawers has a drawer lock shiftable between a locked position in which it secures the drawer in the closed orientation and an unlocked position in which it allows the drawer to be in the open configuration;
a plurality of drawer mounts disposed on interior surfaces of the chassis;
a plurality of interchangeable drawer slides attached to the plurality of drawers and removably attachable to the plurality of drawer mounts so that the drawer slides may be placed on different mounts thereby allowing different-sized drawers to be mounted to the chassis; and
a temperature-regulated compartment mounted within the chassis, the temperature-regulated compartment having a storage space with a door, a lock shiftable between a locked position in which it prevents the door from opening and an unlocked position in which it allows the door to open, and a temperature-regulating unit that regulates a temperature of the storage space at a predetermined temperature.

US Pat. No. 10,335,208

DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT A DISTRACTION OR A COMPRESSION OF VERTEBRAL BODIES DURING SPINAL SURGERY

SILONY MEDICAL INTERNATIO...

1. Device for carrying out at least one of a distraction and a compression of vertebral bodies during spinal surgery, said device comprising a first and a second extension part, which parts are sleeve-shaped, at least in portions, each part having a longitudinal direction and each of which parts can be secured on a bone anchor in a detachable but rigid and rotationally fixed manner, the bone anchors in each case being adapted to be either of inserted or being already inserted into one of the vertebral bodies to be treated, characterized by a first eccentric bearing part and a second counter bearing part, which parts are adapted for positioning or are positioned on the first and on the second extension part respectively in corresponding positions in the longitudinal direction, the first eccentric bearing part being a movable component that is in addition to the first extension part, and the second counter bearing part being a movable component that is either of in addition to the second extension part or being formed by the second extension part itself, and in that at least the eccentric bearing part can be rotated relative to the first extension part about the longitudinal direction of said extension part, such that due to the eccentricity, the first bearing part can be brought into contact with the second counter bearing part and thus a bearing point is formed for forming a pivot joint between the two extension parts in order to perform the distraction or compression.

US Pat. No. 10,335,160

TOURNIQUET BELT

Ballistipax, LLC, Melbou...

1. A tourniquet belt comprising:a first elongate fabric member having a first stiffness, a length, a first side, an opposing second side, a first end, and an opposing second end;
a second elongate fabric member having a first side, an opposing second side, a second stiffness greater than the first stiffness, and affixed to the first elongated fabric member with the second side of the second elongate fabric member proximate the first side of the first elongate fabric member, wherein an area of the second elongate fabric member, which overlays the first elongate fabric member, defines a tourniquet portion of the first elongate fabric member;
a third elongate fabric member having a length, a first side, an opposing second side, a first end, and an opposing second end, wherein the third elongate fabric member is secured to the first elongate fabric member with the second side of the third elongate fabric member proximate the first side of the first elongate fabric member and a second end of the third elongate fabric member proximate the tourniquet portion, wherein the first end of the third elongate fabric member extends distal the tourniquet portion and secures to the first elongate fabric member along the lengths of the third elongate fabric member and the first elongate fabric member to form a first pocket having a first pocket opening proximate the tourniquet portion of the first elongate fabric member;
a fourth elongate fabric member having a length, a first side, an opposing second side, a first end, and an opposing second end, wherein the fourth elongate fabric member is secured to the first elongate fabric member with the second side of the fourth elongate fabric member proximate the first side of the first elongate fabric member and a second end of the fourth elongate fabric member proximate the tourniquet portion, wherein the first end of the fourth elongate fabric member extends distal the tourniquet portion and secures to the first elongate fabric member along the lengths of the fourth elongate fabric member and the first elongate fabric member and the first end of the fourth elongate fabric member to form a second pocket having a second pocket opening proximate the tourniquet portion of the first elongate fabric member;
a fifth elongate fabric member carried within the first pocket, extending through the first pocket opening, across the tourniquet portion, through the second pocket opening, and carried within the second pocket;
a belt fastener secured to the first end of the first elongate fabric member, and
a windlass carried by the fifth elongate fabric member along the tourniquet portion.

US Pat. No. 10,335,153

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENCLOSING AN ANATOMICAL OPENING

PULSAR VASCULAR, INC., L...

1. An aneurysm device endovascularly deliverable to a site proximate an aneurysm near a terminus of a parent artery with bifurcating downstream arteries, the aneurysm device comprising:a closure structure comprising:
a distal-facing aspect configured to at least partially occlude the aneurysm and a proximal-facing aspect configured to arch over lumina of the downstream arteries,
wherein the closure structure is configured to span unobtrusively over the lumina and forms no incursion onto the vascular flow path;
a barrier supported by at least the distal-facing aspect; and
a supplemental stabilizer connected to the closure structure, the supplemental stabilizer configured to reside in the parent artery and press outward against a luminal wall thereof;
wherein the closure structure further comprises a distal framework portion having a lateral axis orthogonal to the supplemental stabilizer, wherein opposing lateral faces of the distal framework portion are biased away from the lateral axis to press against the parent artery;
wherein the supplemental stabilizer has a proximal framework portion, and the lateral axis of the distal framework portion comprises a vertex from which the proximal framework portion is biased to press outward against a luminal wall of the parent artery.

US Pat. No. 10,335,127

BIOPSY DEVICE WITH SELECTABLE TISSUE RECEIVING APERATURE ORIENTATION AND SITE ILLUMINATION

SenoRx, Inc., Franklin L...

1. A method for collecting one or more tissue specimens from a target site within a patient, comprising:a. providing a biopsy device having:
i. a disposable elongated probe component comprising:
an elongated tubular section which has a longitudinal axis, which has an inner lumen extending therein, which has a penetrating distal tip and which has a tissue receiving aperture proximal to the penetrating distal tip configured to receive tissue from the target site,
a first driven gear coupled to the elongated tubular section and configured to rotate, to in turn rotate the elongated tubular section around the longitudinal axis,
an elongated tissue cutting member which is disposed within the elongated tubular section, which has a distal end having at least one tissue cutting edge and which has an inner lumen extending therein, the elongated tissue cutting member having a proximal end opposite the distal end, and
a second driven gear coupled to the elongated tissue cutting member and configured to rotate to longitudinally move the elongated tissue cutting member relative to the elongated tubular section along the longitudinal axis,
the first driven gear and the second driven gear being arranged coaxially and adjacent each other on the longitudinal axis;
ii. a driver component configured to receive a proximal portion of the disposable elongated probe component in an operational relationship, the driver component having:
a first driver unit configured to rotate the elongated tubular section of the disposable elongated probe component to orient the tissue receiving aperture of the elongated tubular section, the first driver unit having a first drive gear, and
a second driver unit configured to drive the elongated tissue cutting member longitudinally within the elongated tubular section to cut a tissue specimen from the tissue received in the tissue receiving aperture of the elongated tubular section, the second driver unit having a second drive gear positioned adjacent the first drive gear,
the first drive gear and the second drive gear of the driver component configured to respectively drivably engage the first driven gear and the second driven gear that are arranged coaxially and adjacent to each other on the longitudinal axis; and
iii. a tissue collection device located at the proximal end of the elongated tissue cutting member, a portion of the elongated tissue cutting member being positioned inside the tissue collection device;
b. advancing the disposable elongated probe component at least partially into or adjacent to tissue at the target site;
c. rotating the elongated tubular section about the longitudinal axis by the first driver unit to a predetermined aperture orientation of the tissue receiving aperture;
d. applying a vacuum within the elongated tubular section to draw the tissue at the tissue site through the tissue receiving aperture of the elongated tubular section into an interior thereof;
e. advancing the elongated tissue cutting member longitudinally within the elongated tubular section by the second driver unit to cut the tissue specimen from the tissue extending into the elongated tubular section; and
f. applying a vacuum to the proximal end of the elongated tissue cutting member for transporting the cut tissue specimen through the inner lumen of the elongated tissue cutting member to discharge the cut tissue specimen directly from the proximal end of the elongated tissue cutting member into the tissue collection device.

US Pat. No. 10,335,071

PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETER MEASURING APPARATUS AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETER MEASURING SYSTEM

NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION,...

1. A physiological parameter measuring apparatus for performing a screening for critical congenital heart disease, the apparatus comprising:a first sensor configured to be attached to a first portion of a body of a patient;
a second sensor configured to be attached to a second portion of the body, the second portion being different from the first portion;
a memory storing computer-readable instructions; and
a processor configured to execute the computer-readable instructions, which when executed cause the processor to control the physiological parameter measuring apparatus to:
control acquisition of a first oxygen saturation at the first portion and a second oxygen saturation at the second portion of the body, based on measurement signals from the first sensor and the second sensor;
control calculation of a difference between the first oxygen saturation and the second oxygen saturation;
upon receipt of an instruction to perform the screening, and based on the first and second oxygen saturations and the difference, control performance of the screening for a likelihood of the critical congenital heart disease with respect to the patient, and to output the likelihood as a result of the screening;
control management of, with respect to each patient, a scheduled time for starting the screening, the result of the screening, and information relating to the patient; and
control a display configured to receive an input by an operator, to display, in a switchable manner, a first screen including a list of patients and containing information relating to the scheduled time for starting the screening for each patient, a second screen for receiving the instruction to perform the screening, and a third screen containing the result of the screening,
wherein the first sensor has an indication of a hand or a foot,
wherein the second sensor has an indication of the hand or the foot that is not indicated on the first sensor, and
wherein the physiological parameter measuring apparatus has indications corresponding to the indications of the hand and the foot on the first and second sensors, at portions where the first and second sensors are connected respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,335,057

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DEPTH MEASUREMENT

Exaxion Scientific, LLC, ...

1. An apparatus for performing a measurement of the depth of a drilled hole, comprising:a controller module having a first and second input, and also having a first and second output;
a switch module having an output coupled to the first input of said controller module, and which provides a command interface to a human operator through a tactile element;
a stepper/encoder unit having an input coupled to the first output of said controller module, and also having an output;
a linear actuator driven by said stepper/encoder unit, and also having a segment which can be inserted into said drilled hole;
a position sensor mechanically coupled to said linear actuator, and also having an output; and
a display unit which is coupled to the second output of said controller module, and which provides a readout to a human operator,
wherein said controller module controls said stepper/encoder unit and, based on input from said position sensor, executes an algorithm for (i) at least one of semi-autonomous or fully autonomous alignment of said distal end of said linear actuator with a distal end of said drilled hole and (ii) calculating linear displacement of said linear actuator,
wherein said stepper/encoder unit converts commands from said controller module into discrete amounts of at least one of angular or linear mechanical movement,
wherein said linear actuator slides back and forth in response to the angular or mechanical movements of said stepper/encoder unit,
wherein said position sensor produces an electronic signal having a magnitude transition indicating when the end of said drilled hole has been reached, and
wherein the display unit provides a readout indicating a measure of the linear displacement of said linear actuator.

US Pat. No. 10,335,045

SELF-ADAPTIVE MATRIX COMPLETION FOR HEART RATE ESTIMATION FROM FACE VIDEOS UNDER REALISTIC CONDITIONS

Universita degli Studi Di...

1. A method of determining heart rate through observation of a human face, comprising:acquiring with at least one automated camera, a time series of images of a human face, wherein the time series of images are subject to variations between respective images of the time series in illumination and facial movements;
adaptively selecting, with the at least one automated processor, a subset of the regions of interest of respective images of the time series of images of the human face, that exhibit a more statistically reliable heart-rate-determined variation than a non-selected subset of regions of the respective images of the human face;
based at least on the adaptively selected subset of regions of interest of the respective images of the time series of the human face that exhibit the reliable heart-rate-determined variation, determining a heart rate, and updating the adaptively selected subset of the regions of interest that exhibit the reliable heart-rate-determined variation; and
outputting a signal corresponding to the determined heart rate.

US Pat. No. 10,335,028

OPHTHALMOLOGY

Optos PLC, Dunfermline (...

1. An apparatus for illuminating a retina of an eye, the apparatus comprising:an illumination device;
a wide-angle lens system,
wherein the illumination device and the wide-angle lens system combine to provide incident illumination from an apparent point source located within the wide-angle lens system; and
an illumination transfer device, wherein the illumination transfer device has a first focus point and a second focus point, and the apparent point source of the wide-angle lens system is provided at the first focus point of the illumination transfer device and the eye is accommodated at the second focus point of the illumination transfer device;
wherein the illumination transfer device transfers the incident illumination from the apparent point source into the eye to illuminate the retina, wherein the incident illumination travels directly from the apparent point source to a point on the illumination transfer device and directly from the point on the illumination transfer device to the second focus point of the illumination transfer device at which the eye is accommodated,
wherein the apparatus comprises an apparent focus point located within the wide-angle lens system, and
wherein the apparent focus point and the apparent point source are coincident.

US Pat. No. 10,335,027

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ASSESSMENT OF REFRACTIVE CONDITION

EYENETRA, INC., Cambridg...

1. A method comprising:(a) capturing, with a light sensor, an unfocused image of a first spatial light modulator (SLM), which unfocused image is formed by light that has entered and exited an eye and then passed through a first lens-system;
(b) analyzing differences between a first visual pattern and a second visual pattern; and
(c) computing a refractive aberration of the eye, based at least in part on the differences;wherein(1) the first SLM is positioned optically between the eye and the light sensor,
(2) the first visual pattern comprises the unfocused image or comprises a transformation of the unfocused image,
(3) the second visual pattern comprises a second image of the first SLM that is not distorted by the refractive aberration of the eye,
(4) an artificial light source emits the light,
(5) a second SLM is positioned optically between the light source and the eye,
(6) the light passes through a second lens system that is optically between the light source and the eye, and
(7) the second lens system has an optical power that prevents the eye from focusing on the second SLM and from focusing on the light source.

US Pat. No. 10,334,997

TOILET PAPER DISPENSER

HANDY TISSUE, LLC, Liber...

1. A toilet paper dispenser which is rotatable for storage behind the toilet seat when not in use, the dispenser comprising:a) a proximal horizontal segment for mounting to a toilet bowl fixture via a mounting bolt of a toilet seat, the proximal horizontal segment including a bolt hole for receiving the mounting bolt, the bolt hole comprising:
i) an upper ledge;
ii) a lower ledge;
iii) an upper transverse wall;
iv) a lower transverse wall;
v) an upper straight wall; and
vi) a lower straight wall, wherein the upper transverse wall and the lower transverse wall form a transverse cylinder centered about an axis A of the bolt hole, wherein the upper straight wall and the lower straight wall do not engage the screw threads of the mounting bolt and form a straight cylinder centered about an axis B of the bolt hole when the mounting bolt is aligned with axis B, wherein each ledge engages the screw threads of the mounting bolt when the mounting bolt is aligned with axis B, and wherein the bolt hole allows the dispenser to be installed and secured in place on the mounting bolt without the need of a retaining nut;
b) a descending segment; and
c) a distal horizontal segment for receiving a roll of toilet paper, wherein the proximal horizontal segment, the descending segment, and the distal horizontal segment are made of a single piece construction.

US Pat. No. 10,334,986

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MAKING NUT BUTTER AND NUT MILK

ETERNAL EAST (HK) LTD., ...

1. A device for producing nut butter and/or nut milk from nuts, comprising:a base having a motor configured to drive a shaft;
an outer container positioned above the base;
a mixing container positioned within the outer container, the mixing container comprising inner sidewalls, a bottom surface, and at least one screen arranged in the inner sidewalls, the inner sidewalls being substantially vertical, the at least one screen having a plurality of holes sized just large enough to allow nut milk to freely pass through;
a cutting device positioned within the mixing container and mounted on the shaft, the cutting device configured to be driven by the motor during operation, the cutting device comprising a central hub and at least two blades, the at least two blades vertically offset and each having a blade tip, each blade tip positioned a radial distance from the inner sidewalls of the mixing container; and
one or more mixing arms arranged within the mixing container, the one or more mixing arms configured to scrape the inner sidewalls of the mixing container;
wherein the radial distance between the inner sidewalls and each blade tip is between approximately 2.29 and 2.79 mm (0.09 and 0.11 inches);
wherein a bottom blade of the at least two blades is spaced approximately 1.02 to 1.78 mm (0.04 to 0.07 inches) from the bottom surface of the mixing container;
wherein the plurality of holes of the at least one screen are approximately 100 mesh.

US Pat. No. 10,334,984

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MAKING BREAD

iYukti LLC, Broadlands, ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a cooking assembly including a first platen and a second platen, the first platen having a first flattening mass and a first heating surface movably coupled to the first flattening mass, the second platen having a second flattening mass and a second heating surface, the first heating surface between the first platen and the second heating surface, the second platen coupled to the first platen such that the first heating surface and the second heating surface define a platen volume within which an ingredient mixture can be disposed; and
an actuator assembly configured to move at least one of the first platen or the second platen to reduce the platen volume to place the cooking assembly in a flattening configuration, the first heating surface and the second heating surface each configured to contact the ingredient mixture when the cooking assembly is in the flattening configuration, the first heating surface in contact with the first flattening mass and the second heating surface in contact with the second flattening mass when the cooking assembly is in the flattening configuration, the actuator assembly configured to rotate at least one of the first platen or the second platen to transition the cooking assembly between a first orientation and a second orientation, the first heating surface below the second heating surface when the cooking assembly is in the first orientation, the second heating surface below the first heating surface when the cooking assembly is in the second orientation,
the actuator assembly configured to move at least one of the first platen or the second platen to increase the platen volume to place the cooking assembly in a cooking configuration when the cooking assembly is in the first orientation, the first heating surface contacting the ingredient mixture to apply heat to the ingredient mixture when the cooking assembly is in the cooking configuration, the first heating surface being spaced apart from the first flattening mass when the cooking assembly is in the cooking configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,334,969

MODULAR DISPLAY

Art Guild, Inc., West De...

1. A modular display unit comprising:at least two structural supports;
at least one separator that is positioned between and connected to the at least two structural supports; and
at least two product holders, each product holder has a forward wall, a rear wall, and a plurality of product holding slots;
the plurality of product holding slots are supported on a bulbous base that extends between the forward wall and the rear wall, and supports a dependent side wall; and,
the base and dependent side wall of the at least two product holders cooperate to define respective receiving areas that each receive a portion of a respective one of the at least two structural supports,
whereby a product is displayed in a product holding location defined by opposed slots in the at least two product holders.

US Pat. No. 10,334,948

ELECTRIC SHELF

Loctek Inc., Livermore, ...

16. An electric shelf, comprising:at least one column to be installed on a wall;
a slidable component arranged on the column to slide along the column vertically;
at least one layer of shelf board component connected to the slidable component to move simultaneously with the slidable component; and
a linear driving device connected to the slidable component and the colunm to actuate the slidable component to move relative to the column;
wherein the column is an interior tube fixed to the wall, and the slidable component is an exterior tube mounted outside the interior tube;
wherein each shelf board component comprises a frame and a board body, a frame connector is arranged between the frame and the exterior tube, the frame connector encircles the exterior tube near a central section of the frame connector, and the two ends of the frame connector are fixed to the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,334,928

CONTAINER FOR MOBILE DEVICE

Zgonic Pty Ltd., Victori...

1. A container comprising: a housing including a chamber with a side opening formed in said housing and defined by a base wall and an upper wall, and said housing including a cover panel extended from said upper wall and foldable relative to said upper wall and movable toward said upper wall, said housing including a flap extended from said base wall and foldable relative to said base wall for covering the side opening of said chamber of said housing selectively, and said housing including a depression formed in said upper wall, a lock device attached to said cover panel, a lock member attached to said flap for selectively engaging with said lock device of said cover panel and for coupling said cover panel and said flap together, a mobile device selectively receiveable and engageable into said chamber of said housing through the side opening, a base plate engaged in said base wall of said housing, a support device foldably attached to said base plate with a hinge device, and said support device being foldable relative to said base plate and said housing, and a display attached to said support device and movable relative to said upper wall between an upwardly working position and a downwardly folded storing position, and said display being selectively receivable and engageable in said depression which is formed in said upper wall of said housing when said cover panel is folded toward said upper wall.

US Pat. No. 10,334,923

CARRIER APPARATUS FOR GARMENTS

FirstLight Projects Londo...

1. A carrier apparatus for supporting a garment, the apparatus comprising a hanger having first and second arm elements that project radially outwardly from a central hanging axis and which are connected by a hinged coupling which allows the first and second arm elements to be folded around said central axis or axes parallel to said central hanging axis to thereby substantially overlie one another, and a garment storage bag to which the hanger is couplable, wherein the garment storage bag is configured to fold at least first and second axes, the first and second axes being substantially normal to one another, and wherein the central axis of the hanger coincides with one of said first and second fold axes of the garment storage bag,wherein the garment storage bag has one or more fastenings that couple to fastenings provided to said hanger such that the central axis of the hanger coincides with one of said first and second fold axes of the garment storage bag.

US Pat. No. 10,334,901

EMERGENCY HAIR WEAVE KIT

Anita Lucille Brooks, Oa...

1. A hair weaving kit comprising:a hair cap having a top side and a bottom side;
a plurality of pieces of precut lengths of hair with at least one first snap attached to an end of each of the plurality of pieces of precut lengths of hair; and
a plurality of mating second snaps for mating with the first snaps;
wherein there are no snaps attached to the hair cap; and
wherein the mating second snaps and the first snaps are configured to attach the plurality of pieces of precut lengths of hair to the hair cap by placing the plurality of pieces of precut lengths of hair on the top side of the hair cap, placing the mating second snaps on the bottom side of the hair cap, and locking the mating second snaps to the first snaps with the hair cap sandwiched in between such that the plurality of pieces of precut lengths of hair are attached to the hair cap.

US Pat. No. 10,334,894

SEALING ARRANGEMENT FOR GARMENTS

SI TECH AB, Brastad (SE)...

1. A sealing arrangement for garments to sealingly connect an annular layer and a wearable layer to said sealing arrangement, said sealing arrangement comprises a sealing device and a reinforcement clip,said sealing device comprising an annular sealing body and an annular base, said annular base comprising:
an inner annular wall portion,
an outer annular wall portion extending circumferentially around said inner annular wall portion,
a recess at least partly defined by said inner and outer annular wall portions, and
an annular sealing surface for circumferentially and sealingly connecting said annular layer to said annular base;
said annular sealing body being adapted to be locked into said recess to circumferentially and sealingly connect said wearable layer between said annular base and said annular sealing body;
said reinforcement clip comprising a sealing device locking portion arranged at a first end portion of said reinforcement clip, a counter acting portion arranged at a second end portion of said reinforcement clip, and a connecting portion connecting said sealing device locking portion and said counter acting portion;
wherein said sealing device locking portion is arranged to be locked to at least one of said inner annular wall portion and said outer annular wall portion of said sealing device and said counter acting portion is configured to, in use, counter act a relative movement of the outer and inner annular wall portions whereby the risk of said annular sealing body to be released from said recess is reduced,
wherein said counter acting portion comprises a base sub portion connected to said connecting portion, and a main protruding portion extending from said base sub portion at least partly in the same direction as said connecting portion, thereby forming a main reinforcement clip recess defined by at least a part of said connecting portion, at least a part of said base sub portion and at least a part of said main protruding portion.

US Pat. No. 10,334,864

GRAIN MANAGEMENT BASED ON GROWING CHARACTERISTICS

IntelliFarms, LLC, Archi...

1. A system comprising:one or more processors; and
a non-transitory computer-readable medium comprising instructions stored therein, which when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform operations comprising:
receiving data associated with a grain mass;
receiving at least one growing characteristic of grain in the grain mass, the growing characteristic being representative of a characteristic of the grain at or prior to a time of harvest of the grain;
determining a desired grain conditioning operation for the grain mass based at least on the data associated with the grain mass and the at least one growing characteristic; and
sending a signal representative of the desired grain conditioning operation to control grain conditioning equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,334,845

OLFACTORY LIGANDS

UNIVERSITY COELLEGE CARDI...

1. A (S)-germacrene D analogue of general formula (I):
wherein
R1 is H, methyl, ethyl, n-propyl, iso-propyl or cyclopropyl;
R2 is methyl;
R3 is methyl;
R4 is H, methyl, ethyl, n-propyl, iso-propyl or cyclopropyl;
R5 is H, methyl, ethyl, n-propyl, iso-propyl or cyclopropyl.

US Pat. No. 10,334,840

BIRD ANTI-COLLISION WINDOW FILM

ARTSCAPE INC., Portland,...

1. A bird anti-collision film, comprising:a polymeric film having a first side configured to attach to a window;
a discontinuous textured layer forming a raised surface on a second side of the polymeric film and exposing a portion of the polymeric film, the textured layer configured to disrupt reflections of habitat from the window; and
a fluorescent dye mixed into only the textured layer that absorbs a first light wavelength range substantially detectable by birds and substantially undetectable by humans and fluoresces at a second light wavelength range substantially detectable by birds and only partially detectable by humans,
wherein the textured layer forms spaced apart raised rounded line patterns in a cross-hatched textured pattern on the polymeric film configured to absorb the first light wavelength range and radiate out the second light wavelength range from a substantially flat front surface and rounded side and back surfaces.

US Pat. No. 10,334,832

BOWFISHING REEL

Joshua Noble, Las Vegas,...

1. A bowfishing reel, comprising:a housing comprising a generally cylindrical first portion having an aperture disposed about a center top portion of the cylindrical first portion, wherein the housing comprises a generally cylindrical second portion disposed about a bottom of the first portion and wherein the second portion of the housing has an outer perimeter that is less than an outer perimeter of the first portion of the housing and wherein a bottom of the second portion is substantially planar;
a crank arm disposed about a side of the housing, said crank arm comprising a mount that is disposed perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the housing;
a handle disposed about the bottom of the second portion, said handle comprising a post disposed coaxial with a center of the aperture and further comprising a grip coupled to a distal end of the post and disposed perpendicular to the post, wherein the grip comprises a front and a back, the front having a radius of curvature equivalent to a radius of curvature of the back; and
wherein the crank arm is mounted on a first side of the housing, the reel further comprising a fastener disposed on a second side of the housing and coaxially with the mount of the crank arm.

US Pat. No. 10,334,781

SIDE SHAKE RATE BASED ON MACHINE THROUGHPUTS

CNH Industrial America LL...

1. An agricultural harvester, comprising:a chassis carrying a header for gathering a crop, said header removably attached to a feeder housing for feeding the crop into the agricultural harvester to be processed;
a threshing and separating system connected to said feeder housing for separating grain from Material Other than Grain (MOG);
a grain cleaning system connected to said threshing and separating system for further cleaning the separated grain;
said grain cleaning system having at least one sieve operable to oscillate fore and aft;
said grain cleaning system further having a side shaker mechanism operable to produce a side to side shaking motion in said at least one sieve; and
a control system connected to said side shaker mechanism and operable to automatically proportionately increase an amount of said side to side shaking motion as a function of an amount and type of crop being processed, wherein said automatic proportionate increase of said amount of said side to side shaking motion is one of linear and non-linear.

US Pat. No. 10,334,773

SEED DISPENSER FOR A PRECISION AUTOMATIC SOWER

MATERMACC S.P.A., San Vi...

1. A single seed dispenser (10) for an automatic sower comprising:a cover (11) to contain seeds to be distributed, coupled to
a body (12) containing a cavity (24) in communication with an aspirator of the seeds through
a conduit (22) engaged in a hole (23) formed on said body (12),
a distribution disc (13) with holes (38, 54) contained in a compartment (20) delimited by said body (12) and by said cover (11);
a driving disc (31) joined by pins (53) to said distribution disc (13), both discs being put into rotation by means of
a shaft (29) driven by an actuator to control the rotation of the distribution disc (13) and the driving disc (31); and
a selector device (14) for the seeds pivoted on an edge of the body (12), wherein
the selector device (14) comprises a plate (142) which presents, on a side thereof facing a center of said distribution disc (13), at least two toothed portions (143, 144), having teeth of different sizes, wherein said selector device (14) is kept adherent to said distribution disc (13) by a spring (145) secured with a first end to said plate (142) and with a second end pushing against said cover (11); and
a curved sector (59) is mounted against a surface of the distribution disc (13) opposite the plate (142) and is provided with protrusions (591) having an inclined surface (592) facing the distribution disc (13) at the holes (38) of the distribution disc (13).
US Pat. No. 10,334,855

MODIFIED BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS AND THEIR USES

AGBIOME, INC., Research ...

1. A composition comprising (1) a a dried biological control agent and (2) a fungicide, a pesticide, an insecticide, or a herbicide, wherein said dried biological control agent is deposited as NRRL No. B-50897 and is a viable Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain, wherein said dried biological control agent and said fungicide, pesticide, insecticide, or herbicide are provided in an amount effective to control a plant pathogen.
US Pat. No. 10,334,856

NON-TOXIC PEST CONTROL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS AND USES THEREOF

Neozyme International, In...

1. A method of controlling a population of invertebrate pests, the method comprising applying an effective amount of a pest control composition to the population of the invertebrate pests and/or one or more locations where control of the population of the invertebrate pests is desired, the composition comprising a treated, fermented yeast supernatant including bio-nutrients, minerals and amino acids, and about 1% to about 15% by weight of one or more nonionic surfactants,wherein application of the composition creates microbubbles that increase oxygen dispersion resulting in higher dissolved oxygen levels and accelerate molecular interactions that mediate cleavage of chemical bonds,
wherein the treated, fermented yeast supernatant lacks any active enzymes, activatable pro-enzymes, or any enzymatic activity,
wherein the composition lacks any active enzymes, activatable pro-enzymes, or any enzymatic activity, and
wherein the composition has a pH below 5.0.
US Pat. No. 10,336,672

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING NEOPENTYL GLYCOL

ClearWaterBay Technology,...

1. A method for producing neopentyl glycol from isobutyraldehyde, formaldehyde, and hydrogen, comprising the steps of:controlling the composition of feed to a first reaction step such that a homogeneous solution is formed, where the composition of the feed to the first reaction step is controlled such that a homogeneous solution is formed by adding a solvent that is miscible with both isobutyraldehyde and water, and where the solvent is comprised of neopentyl glycol at a concentration of 10% to 30% by weight in the feed to the first reaction step;
introducing the homogeneous solution to an aldol condensation reactor in the first reaction step, where at least a portion of the isobutyraldehyde and formaldehyde undergo an aldol condensation reaction to form a reaction mixture comprising hydroxypivaldehyde, in the presence of a suitable solid catalyst;
separating excess and unreacted aldehydes from the reaction mixture and recycling the aldehydes to the aldol condensation reactor;
contacting hydroxypivaldehyde with hydrogen in a hydrogenation reactor in a second reaction step, where hydroxypivaldehyde is converted to neopentyl glycol in the presence of a suitable hydrogenation catalyst;
isolating highly pure neopentyl glycol from the reaction mixture from the hydrogenation reactor; and
recovering neopentyl glycol from the reaction mixture from the hydrogenation reactor, so that the neopentyl glycol can be recycled to the first reaction step.
US Pat. No. 10,336,947

PROCESS FOR CONVERSION OF A HYDROCARBON FEED

SMH Co., Ltd, Bangkok (T...

1. A process for conversion of a hydrocarbon feed comprising saturated hydrocarbon compounds to olefin products comprising contacting the hydrocarbon feed with a catalyst in an oxidic form comprising metals M1, M2, M3 and M4, wherein:M1 is selected from Si, Al, Zr, and mixtures thereof;
M2 is selected from Pt, Cr, and mixtures thereof;
M3 is selected from W, Mo, Re, and mixtures thereof; and
M4 is selected from Sn, K, Y, Yb and mixtures thereof;
wherein
mass fraction of M1 is in the range of 0.1 to 0.8;
mass fraction of M2 is in the range of 0.001 to 0.2;
mass fraction of M3 is in the range of 0.001 to 0.2;
mass fraction of M4 is in the range of 0.0001 to 0.2; and
mass fraction of oxygen is in the range of 0.1 to 0.8,
wherein the olefin products include ethylene, propylene, and butenes.
US Pat. No. 10,335,428

P-ETHOXY NUCLEIC ACIDS FOR LIPOSOMAL FORMULATION

BIO-PATH HOLDINGS, INC., ...

1. A method of treating a subject with a cancer, an autoimmune disease, or an infectious disease comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a pharmaceutical composition comprising a population of oligonucleotides, phospholipids, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, wherein oligonucleotides of the population are composed of nucleoside molecules linked together through phosphate backbone linkages, wherein at least one of the phosphate backbone linkages in each oligonucleotide is a p-ethoxy backbone linkage, wherein no more than 80% of the phosphate backbone linkages in each oligonucleotide are p-ethoxy backbone linkages, and wherein the oligonucleotides and phospholipids form an oligonucleotide-lipid complex.
US Pat. No. 10,340,055

EMULSIONS WITH IMPROVED STABILITY

ELANTAS PDG, INC., St. L...

1. A method of impregnating or coating an electrical or electromechanical device, wherein the method comprises adding a low VOC emulsion to the electromechanical device and curing the applied emulsion, the low VOC emulsion comprisinga1) an unsaturated polyester or a mixture of unsaturated polyesters,
a2) water,
b) at least one radical polymerisation initiator or a mixture of radical polymerisation initiator and promoter,
c) at least one surfactant having an HLB-value of greater than 15,
d) optionally, at least one reactive diluent, and
e) optionally, further additives.
US Pat. No. 10,335,977

METHOD FOR TREATING A WOOD BOARD

SURFACTOR GERMANY GMBH, ...

1. A method for treating a plywood or an oriented strand board for use as a mold form for molding concrete, the method comprising: (a) providing a hydrophobic composition containing a hydrophobic agent in an amount of 60 to 100% by weight on a surface of the plywood or the oriented strand board; (b) coating the plywood or the oriented strand board with a coating agent to form a coating layer on the surface of the plywood or the oriented strand board treated with the hydrophobic composition to form a treated plywood or oriented strand board, wherein the hydrophobic agent comprises alkene ketene dimer, and wherein the hydrophobic composition and the coating layer are provided on the plywood or the oriented strand board by hot pressing sufficient to cause the hydrophobic agent to penetrate into wood grains in the plywood or the oriented strand board, and wherein the amount of hydrophobic composition provided on the surface of the plywood or the oriented strand board is 30-50 g/m2, and wherein the coating agent forms a film and comprises one or more resins selected from phenolic resin, amino resin, acrylate resin, urea resin, melamine resin, or urea melamine resin; and (c) molding concrete using the treated plywood or oriented strand board.
US Pat. No. 10,337,019

FUNGAL ARTIFICIAL CHROMOSOMES, COMPOSITIONS, METHODS AND USES THEREFOR

INTACT GENOMICS, INC., S...

1. A fungal artificial chromosome (FAC) comprising a bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) vector comprising:a low-copy number bacterial origin of replication;
an inducible high-copy number bacterial origin of replication;
an E. coli selectable marker gene;
an Aspergillus selectable marker gene; and
an AMA1 filamentous fungal autonomous replicating element,wherein the FAC is a plasmid that replicates extrachromosomally in an E. coli host and in an Aspergillus fungal host.
US Pat. No. 10,338,072

METHOD OF DETECTING CANCER

Sienna Cancer Diagnostics...

1. A method for detecting bladder cancer epithelial cells comprising:performing a cytological assessment of cells in a fluid sample comprising bladder epithelial cells, wherein said performing detects bladder epithelial cells having atypical cell morphology that is indeterminate of malignancy, wherein the sample is from a subject suspected of having bladder cancer;
contacting the sample with an anti-telomerase antibody; and
detecting binding of the anti-telomerase antibody to the bladder epithelial cells having atypical cell morphology that is indeterminate of malignancy.
US Pat. No. 10,336,811

MEMBRANE SPAN-KINASE FUSION PROTEIN AND THE USES THEREOF

VIB VZW, Ghent (BE) Univ...

1. A recombinant protein complex comprising:a first fusion protein consisting of a membrane spanning domain fused to a tyrosine kinase domain, wherein the tyrosine kinase domain has at least 95% sequence identity to amino acids 589-1187 of SEQ ID NO: 1, and
a second fusion protein consisting of an interaction domain fused to a reporter phosphorylation domain, wherein the phosphorylation domain has the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2, and
wherein the tyrosine kinase domain can phosphorylate the tyrosine of the reporter phosphorylation domain upon the formation of a recombinant protein complex via an interaction between the membrane spanning domain and the interaction domain.
US Pat. No. 10,337,069

METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING HEPATIC FIBROSIS

VAIOMER, Labege (FR)

1. A method for diagnosing and treating a subject suffering from obesity for a treatment regimen targeting liver fibrosis and/or complications from liver fibrosis, said method comprisinga1) measuring the concentration of bacterial 16S rDNA, or the ratio of the quantity of bacterial 16S rDNA to the quantity of total DNA in a biological sample of a subject;
b) diagnosing liver fibrosis in the subject suffering from obesity based on the result of the measurement in a1); and
c) administering a drug treatment targeting liver fibrosis and/or complications from liver fibrosis to the subject.
US Pat. No. 10,336,870

GLASS FIBER SIZING COMPOSITIONS, SIZED GLASS FIBERS, AND POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITES

Telene SAS, Bondues (FR)...

1. A polyolefin composite, comprising:a plurality of glass fibers at least partially coated with a sizing composition comprising a silane and a film-former comprising a polymer, wherein the repeating unit of the polymer comprises at least four carbon atoms and at least one carbon-carbon double bond; and
a polyolefin prepared by combining (a) a cyclic olefin; (b) a metathesis catalyst for polymerizing the cyclic olefin; (c) 0.1-30 wt. % of a compound comprising at least one vinyl group; and (d) 0.1-10 wt. % of a curing agent for compound (c) to form a curable composition, and subjecting the curable composition to conditions effective to promote an olefin metathesis reaction of the cyclic olefin and a radical polymerization of compound (c).
US Pat. No. 10,335,081

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INTERFACING TIME-VARIANT SIGNALS

United States GTM Medical...

1. A method of determining a status of an electrical connection between a monitoring device and a sensing device utilizing an interface circuit, said interface circuit configured for signal communication with each of said monitoring device and said sensing device, said method comprising:detecting, via said interface circuit, an excitation signal, said excitation signal provided by said monitoring device to said sensing device during operation of said sensing device and said monitoring device;
buffering, via said interface circuit, said excitation signal to produce a buffered excitation signal;
analyzing, via said interface circuit, said buffered excitation signal to identify variations therein indicative of said status of said electrical connection;
generating, via said sensing device, a binary digital signal representative of a time variant waveform; and
based at least in part on said status of said electrical connection indicating an established electrical connection between said monitoring device and said sensing device, generating an output signal derived at least in part from said binary digital signal, said output signal being compatible with and configured for delivery to said monitoring device;
wherein said derivation of said output signal is independent of said excitation signal.

US Pat. No. 10,342,083

CURRENT DRIVING CONTROL FOR HIGH BRIGHTNESS LED MATRIX

Monolithic Power Systems,...

1. A LED driving system for a LED matrix having a plurality of LEDs connected in parallel, comprising:a plurality of driving modules, wherein each one of the plurality of driving modules is configured to drive a corresponding one of the plurality of LEDs; and wherein
each one of the plurality of driving modules comprises:
a local current driver having a driver input terminal configured to receive a reference current and a driver output terminal configured to provide a driving current to the corresponding one LED; and
a local current tuning module having a U-bit input terminal configured to receive a U-bit current tuning command comprising U bits, wherein U is a positive integer, and wherein the local current tuning module is configured to tune the driving current for the corresponding one LED to reach a desired driving current using the U-bit current tuning command providing a predetermined number of tuning steps, and wherein the predetermined number ranges from 0 to 2U.

US Pat. No. 10,342,070

APPARATUS TO ESTABLISH WIRELESS BACKHAUL CONNECTION

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:circuitry configured to:
acquire first information of at least one second base station of a plurality of second base stations, wherein
the first information indicates that the plurality of second base stations is within a coverage area of a first base station, and
the first base station is connected to a server via a wired backhaul;
receive a measurement result of a reference signal from each second base station of the plurality of second base stations,
wherein the measurement result includes measured values of different sets of the reference signal;
select the plurality of second base stations based on the measurement result,
wherein each second base station of the selected plurality of second base stations is in wireless communication with the first base station via a mutually independent path; and
control establishment of a wireless backhaul connection between the first base station and each second base station of the selected plurality of second base stations, based on the first information.

US Pat. No. 10,342,064

WAKE-UP-RECEIVER FRAME PERMITTING IDENTIFICATION BY NON-COMPATIBLE RECEIVER

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method comprising:transmitting a low-power wake-up signal, the wake-up signal comprising a wake-up frame including a legacy preamble decodable by legacy electronic devices (EDs) and a wake-up packet decodable by a wake-up receiver circuit in a non-legacy ED;
wherein the legacy preamble includes information detectable by at least one of the legacy EDs indicating that the wake-up frame is not a valid frame for the at least one legacy ED.

US Pat. No. 10,342,049

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR CONTROLLING SELECTION OF RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLE SEQUENCE

Panasonic Corporation, O...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:a transmitter, which, in operation, transmits, to a terminal, an index that is associated with a sequence number a and a sequence number N-a, wherein a is an integer, and N is a sequence length; and
a receiver, which, in operation, receives, from the terminal, a random access preamble generated from a sequence with the sequence number a or a sequence with the sequence number N-a based on the index.

US Pat. No. 10,342,040

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING ACCESS INITIATION AND RESPONSE FOR CELL ON UNLICENSED CARRIER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving information, which includes a random access preamble identifier (RAPID) as a dedicated preamble and an index of a second cell, at a first cell from a network;
transmitting a random access preamble at the first cell to the network, when it is determined that the random access preamble does not use the RAPID as the dedicated preamble; and
receiving a random access response at the second cell from the network,
wherein the first cell is a first serving cell on a licensed carrier, and
wherein the second cell is a second serving cell on an unlicensed carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,342,038

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCHEDULING MULTIPLE UPLINK GRANTS OF DIFFERENT TYPES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication in a wireless communication network for a scheduling entity to communicate with a set of one or more scheduled entities, the method comprising:allocating a first set of resource elements for use by a scheduled entity of the set of one or more scheduled entities in accordance with a first uplink grant of a first type of semi-persistent scheduling;
allocating a second set of resource elements for use by the scheduled entity in accordance with a second uplink grant of a second type of semi-persistent scheduling, wherein the first type of semi-persistent scheduling comprises dedicated semi-persistent scheduling and the second type of semi-persistent scheduling comprises contention-based semi-persistent scheduling;
allocating a third set of resource elements for use by the scheduled entity in accordance with a third uplink grant, wherein the third uplink grant comprises a dynamic scheduling grant;
configuring the scheduled entity with first semi-persistent scheduling configuration parameters for the first uplink grant;
activating the first type of semi-persistent scheduling for the scheduled entity to enable the scheduled entity to utilize the first uplink grant based on the first semi-persistent scheduling configuration parameters;
configuring the scheduled entity with second semi-persistent scheduling configuration parameters for the second uplink grant;
activating the second type of semi-persistent scheduling to enable the scheduled entity to utilize the second uplink grant based on the second semi-persistent scheduling configuration parameters; and
transmitting scheduling information corresponding to the first uplink grant, the second uplink grant and the third uplink grant to the scheduled entity;
wherein the scheduled entity is simultaneously configured with the first uplink grant, the second uplink grant, and the third uplink grant.

US Pat. No. 10,342,035

METHOD FOR REPORTING A BUFFER STATUS AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) transmitting a Medium Access Control Protocol Data Unit (MAC PDU) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:generating a first buffer status reporting (BSR) MAC Control Element (CE) for a first BSR including an amount of first data available for transmission to a first BS, when the first BSR is triggered by a first MAC entity;
generating a second BSR MAC CE for a second BSR including an amount of second data available for transmission to a second BS, when the second BSR is triggered by a second MAC entity;
generating the MAC PDU including a subheader of the MAC PDU, the first BSR MAC CE and the second BSR MAC CE; and
transmitting the MAC PDU via the second MAC entity to the first BS,
wherein the first MAC entity and the second MAC entity are configured to the UE, and
wherein the subheader of the MAC PDU includes a first indicator indicating the first BS associated with the first BSR and a second indicator indicating the second BS associated with the second BSR.

US Pat. No. 10,342,033

MAC MULTIPLEXING AND TFC SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR ENHANCED UPLINK

InterDigital Technology C...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:at least one circuit configured to receive at least one serving grant and at least one non-scheduled grant, wherein the at least one serving grant is a grant for scheduled data transmission and the at least one non-scheduled grant is a grant for non-scheduled data transmission;
the at least one circuit configured to determine supported enhanced dedicated channel transport format combinations (E-TFCs) within a E-TFC set (E-TFCS) based on a remaining transmit power for enhanced uplink (EU) transmission; and
the at least one circuit configured to limit medium access control for dedicated channel (MAC-d) flow data multiplexed into a medium access control for enhanced uplink (MAC-e) protocol data unit (PDU) to a largest E-TFC size that is smaller than a size of MAC-d flow data allowed by the received serving and non-scheduled grants and available for transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,342,032

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR STREAMING CONTROL DATA IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

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

1. A method of interfacing in a base station in a mobile communication system, the base station comprising radio units and at least one controller unit for controlling the radio units, different types of the radio units including at least one radio equipment unit coupled to at least one antenna and at least one radio equipment controller unit for controlling the radio equipment unit, the radio units having a common public radio interface for streaming data samples and control data arranged in lanes corresponding to antenna signals and a serial interface for transferring packets separate from the common public radio interface, the method comprising:transferring, between a first radio unit and a further unit, selected control data arranged in packets via the serial interface, the selected control data corresponding to control data streamed between the first radio unit and a preceding radio unit via the common public radio interface;
in the first radio unit, arranging in packets the selected control data to be transmitted via the serial interface to the further unit, bypassing processing of the control data in the first radio unit;
receiving an interrupt packet by an interrupt unit in the first radio unit or the further unit, the interrupt unit triggering further processing of the selected control data upon receipt of the interrupt packet; and
in the further unit, processing the selected control data arranged in packets received via the serial interface.

US Pat. No. 10,342,031

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:determining, by a first device, a clear channel assessment (CCA) start moment at which a CCA is performed to determine whether a channel is idle or occupied;
determining, by the first device, a CCA interval, wherein the CCA interval is a time interval between two adjacent CCAs, and a time interval between any two adjacent CCAs is less than a preconfigured data frame period, the preconfigured data frame period including a channel occupancy period and a channel idle period;
performing, by the first device, a CCA process according to the CCA start moment and the CCA interval; and
sending, by the first device, data at an end moment of the CCA process,
wherein the determining, by the first device, the CCA start moment at which the CCA is performed comprises:
determining, by the first device, an end moment of a Qth second time length that is after an end moment of data transmission as the CCA start moment,
Q is zero or a positive integer, and
a sum of the Q second time lengths is not greater than the preconfigured data frame period.

US Pat. No. 10,342,021

MINIMIZING INTERFERENCE IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method for minimizing interference in a wireless network, the method comprising:determining that a first angle of a first formed beam directed towards a first wireless device meets a first threshold angle relative to a fixed location, wherein an interference is caused to a second wireless device at the fixed location by a lobe of the first formed beam upon the first angle meeting the first threshold angle;
switching an operating mode of the second wireless device from a default mode to an aggregated mode;
determining that the first angle meets a second threshold angle at which the interference is no longer caused to the second wireless device; and
upon the first angle meeting the second threshold angle, switching the operating mode of the second wireless device back to the default mode,
wherein in the aggregated mode, additional resources are scheduled for the second wireless device based in part on the interference.