Total 5380 patents for "2010-04-08"

INTERNET MEDIA BROADCAST SYSTEM, METHOD THEREFOR, AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR EXECUTING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100088362

An Internet media broadcast system, method therefor and recording medium for executing the same are provided. The Internet media broadcast system includes a server unit, a client unit, and a media dongle. The server unit includes an Internet radio station database and an advertising database respectively with built-in accessible Internet station information and commercial advertisement information. To listen to online broadcast, user plugs the media dongle into the transmission interface of the client unit to enable the automatic execution of the Internet broadcasting software program in the dongle to obtain accessible Internet radio station information and commercial advertisement information via networking and link up to an Internet radio station to listen to the broadcast and the latest sales promotion or information on new products.

CHIP PACKAGE STRUCTURE WITH SHIELDING COVER

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085719

A chip package structure with a shielding cover includes a substrate, a chip, a pair of first passive components, a pair of second passive components, and a shielding cover. The chip, the pair of first passive components, the pair of second passive components, and the shielding cover are disposed on the substrate. The chip is electrically connected to the substrate. The shielding cover covers the chip and has leads connected to the substrate. The leads include a first lead and a second lead. The first lead connected to a portion of the substrate is located between the pair of first passive components and arranged along a first axis with the pair of first passive components. The second lead connected to a portion of the substrate is located between the pair of second passive components and arranged along a second axis with the pair of second passive components.

SELF-POWERED IN-PIPE FLUID METER AND PIPING NETWORK COMPRISING A PLURALITY OF SUCH FLUID METERS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085211

A self-powered in-pipe fluid meter to be mounted inside of a pipe carrying a fluid therein. The fluid meter comprises at least one sensing unit capable of measuring one or more parameters of the fluid inside of the pipe; a telemetric data transmission unit capable of telemetrically transmitting data including a measured fluid parameter to a host terminal and/or another fluid meter; and at least one fluid-driven power source unit capable of generating power from the fluid flow within the pipe and supplying power to the sensing unit and/or the transmission unit.

MAGNETO-RESISTANCE BASED NANO-SCALE POSITION SENSOR

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085041

A position sensor and method include a magnetic component, a first magneto-resistive sensor disposed in proximity to the magnet/coil; and a second magneto-resistive sensor disposed in proximity to the magnetic component and the first magneto-resistive sensor. The first magneto-resistive sensor and second magneto-resistive sensor are configured to sense changes in a stray magnetic field created by the magnetic component in accordance with a relative positional change between the magnetic component and the first and second magneto-resistive sensors.

GLOBAL COMPLIANCE SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100088217

A system for implementing a compliance program in a financial institution is provided and includes a list database for storing material information regarding a plurality of entities that is known to said financial institution. Also included is a list manager that receives a compliance query from an affiliate of the financial institution having a status. The list manager provides a compliance response to the affiliate based on the plurality of entities and according to the status of the affiliate.

Active Agent Loaded Uniform, Rigid, Spherical, Nanoporous Calcium Phosphate Particles and Methods of Making and Using the Same

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100086606

Uniform, rigid, spherical nanoporous calcium phosphate particles that define an internal space and an amount of active agent present in the internal space are provided. Also provided are topical delivery compositions that include the active agent loaded particles, as well as methods of making the particles and topical compositions. The particles and compositions thereof find use in a variety of different applications, including active agent delivery applications.

PROCESS TO PREPARE CONCENTRATED ALKALI METAL HYPO-CHLORITE

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100084605

The present invention pertains to a process for preparing a concentrated alkali metal hypochlorite solution by reacting chlorine with an alkali metal hydroxide to form alkali metal hypochlorite, alkali metal chloride, and water, wherein one or more aqueous solutions comprising an alkali metal hydroxide and alkali metal hypochlorite are led in a swirling flow through one or more inlet pipes of a reaction vessel, wherein chlorine is injected into said reaction vessel at its top part and flows downwards through said one or more inlet pipes, and wherein the outflow openings of the one or more inlet pipes are arranged such that the solution leaving said outflow openings, being supersaturated with alkali metal chloride, is directed through a fluidized bed of said alkali metal chloride, while the flow direction is converted upwards through said fluidized bed.

IMAGE PROCESSOR, AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085480

When correcting (converting) a video signal from an imaging system and a recording system to be faithfully reproduced on a display device, this image processor corrects (converts) the video signal to a video equal to that reproduced by an ideal display device intended by an imaging person. Therefore, the image processor is capable of reproducing and displaying the video which is faithful to the color intended by the imaging person and which contains no distortion in luminance to a viewer who is an end user. The image processor has a means which is connected directly or indirectly with the display device to transmit video information, a means which obtains or selecting reproduction property information of the connected display device, a means which converts the video information to reproduce a video in a faithful color on the display device with the use of the obtained reproduction property information, and a means which controls a transmission part to output the converted video information. Moreover, the image processor has a means for performing similar processing for reproducing the video containing no distortion in luminance.

Method for Computer-Aided Learning of a Neural Network and Neural Network

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100088263

There is described a method for computer-aided learning of a neural network, with a plurality of neurons in which the neurons of the neural network are divided into at least two layers, comprising a first layer and a second layer crosslinked with the first layer. In the first layer input information is respectively represented by one or more characteristic values from one or several characteristics, wherein every characteristic value comprises one or more neurons of the first layer. A plurality of categories is stored in the second layer, wherein every category comprises one or more neurons of the second layer. For one or several pieces of input information, respectively at least one category in the second layer is assigned to the characteristic values of the input information in the first layer. Input information is entered into the first layer and subsequently at least one state variable of the neural network is determined and compared to the at least one category of this input information assigned in a preceding step. The crosslinking between the first and second layer is changed depending on the comparison result from a preceding step.

Synthesis of Decitabine

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100087637

A method for producing a -enriched protected decitabine comprising:

TRANSFER APPARATUS HAVING GIMBAL MECHANISM AND TRANSFER METHOD USING THE TRANSFER APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100086629

A transfer apparatus includes a table on which a molding material is placed, a mold holding body that fixes and holds a mold disposed such as to be opposed to a surface of the table, a gimbal member which holds the mold holding body and which forms a convex spherical surface portion, a gimbal member formed with a concave spherical surface portion which is opposed and in contact with the convex spherical surface portion, a movable body that holds the gimbal member and which can advance and retreat in the vertical direction with respect to the table surface, and an attitude adjusting/holding unit that adjusts and holds attitude of the gimbal member.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MONITORING NETWORK EQUIPMENT

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100088762

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller to receive a monitoring signal from a network plug-in device where the monitoring signal includes location and identification information associated with the network plug-in device and where the server is remote from the network plug-in device, and determine whether the network plug-in device is in an unauthorized location based at least in part on the monitoring signal. Other embodiments are disclosed.

KEYLESS ENTRY USING HAND SIGNALS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085147

Methods and apparatus are provided for enabling the entry by a user into a locked vehicle. An optical data sampler is configured to detect an image associated with the user. A processor is coupled to the optical data sampler and is configured to grant the user access to the vehicle if the image associated with the user substantially corresponds to a predetermined image.

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR OFF-LINE CONTROL FOR SIMULATION OF COUPLED HYBRID DYNAMIC SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100088058

Systems and methods are provided for controlling the simulation of a coupled hybrid dynamic system, comprising a physical test rig configured to drive the physical structure component of the system and to generate a test rig response as a result of applying a test rig drive signal that is input to the test rig. A processor is configured with a virtual model of the system. The processor receives the test rig response and generates a model response of the system based on the received test rig response and a virtual drive input. In a system response modeling step, the system is driven with a random input. The processor compares the test rig response with the model response, the difference being used to form a system dynamic response model for generating the test drive signal. In a test drive development step, an inverse of the system dynamic response model is used to iteratively reduce the difference between the model response and the test rig response below a defined threshold.

ELECTRICAL TERMINATION

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100087103

A crimped wire termination is disclosed for electrically terminating thereto a stainless steel wire. The termination includes a barrel having a concave spine and opposing fingers on either end of the spine extending outwardly from the spine at symmetrical angles. The fingers are adapted to encircle an end of a wire. An indentation formed in the spine when crimped. The indentation forms a segment of the barrel having a cross-sectional diameter less than a cross-sectional diameter of an adjacent end of the barrel, and forms a bend in the wire at opposite ends of the segment, to prevent axial movement through the barrel.

Methods for making recombinant proteins using apoptosis inhibitors

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100087624

The invention provided improved methods of making and producing recombinant proteins in in vitro cultures of host cells using apoptosis inhibitors. The use of one or more apoptosis inhibitors in the methods can reduce apoptosis in the cell cultures and markedly improve yield of the desired recombinant proteins.

ALUMINUM PIGMENT, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND WATER-BASED METALLIC PAINT COMPOSITION CONTAINING THE ALUMINUM PIGMENT

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100083875

There is provided an aluminum pigment including an aluminum particle having a film formed on a surface thereof, wherein the film contains a metallic amine salt and the metallic amine salt is represented by the compositional formula R m H n N + O-M(=O) 2 OH (wherein M represents a metal element, R represents a hydrocarbon chain optionally having a substituent, m represents an integer of 1 or more, and n represents an integer satisfying n=4-m).

Apparatus And Method For Mapping A Wired Network

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085894

The present disclosure relates to a device, system and method for generating an electrical wiring diagram of an electrical network containing nodes by determining node locations with respect to other nodes and mapping the nodes. The nodes may include a processor, a sensor and a low voltage power supply and may be configured to supply and detect an electrical signal. A processor may also be provided, which may be configured to identify the node locations in the network relative to other nodes and performing the function of mapping.

LENS SYSTEM FOR SCANNING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085861

A lens system includes a lens (18) and a non-periodic phase structure (16). A temperature-dependence of the spherical aberration of the lens is compensated by a temperature dependence of the spherical aberration of the non-periodic phase structure. A wavelength-dependence of the defocus of the lens is compensated by a wavelength-dependence of the defocus of the non-periodic phase structure. A wavelength-dependence of the spherical aberration of the non-periodic phase structure is compensated by a wavelength-dependence of the spherical aberration of the lens.

PRODUCTION OF FILMS FOR COMPOSITE GLAZINGS BY MEANS OF INJECTION MOULDING OR INJECTION STAMPING METHODS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100086744

Foils based on softener-containing polyvinyl acetals are produced by injection moulding or injection stamping, and may preferably adopt a wedge-shaped cross-section not possible with extruded foils of polyvinyl acetal. The foils may be moulded to near net shape despite their very high area/thickness ratio, thus avoiding waste.

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085675

Provided is an electronic circuit including an upper control unit and a lower control unit. The upper control unit performs a logic transition of a gate signal so as to off-latch an upper switch by using the fall edge of a drive signal as a trigger and release the off-latch of the upper switch by using the rise edge of a monitor signal as a trigger. The lower control unit performs a logic transition of the gate signal so as to off-latch a lower switch by using the rise edge of the drive signal as a trigger and release the off-latch of the lower switch by using the rise edge of a monitor signal as a trigger.

METHODS FOR TREATING SKIN LESIONS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100086625

The present invention relates to the treatment of skin lesions such as cold sores and other complications resulting from disorders such as herpes and the like. The invention relates to the use of a composition comprising one or more aluminum salts for treatment purposes.

Composition of Organic Compounds, Optical Film and Method of Production Thereof

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085521

A composition includes at least one organic compound of a first type of the general formula I and at least one organic compound of a second type of the general structural formula II, wherein Core in formula I is a conjugated organic unit capable of forming a rigid rod-like macromolecule, Gk is a set of ionogenic side-groups providing solubility of the organic compound of the first type in a solvent and give rigidity to the rod-like macromolecule; and wherein Sys in formula II is an at least partially conjugated substantially planar polycyclic molecular system capable of forming board-like supramolecules via --interaction, and X, Y, Z and Q are substituents. The composition is capable of forming a lyotropic liquid crystal solution, which can form a solid retardation layer of biaxial type substantially transparent to electromagnetic radiation in the visible spectral range. The type and degree of biaxiality of the said optical retardation layer is controlled by a molar ratio of the organic compounds of the first and the second type in the composition. An optical film comprising a solid retardation layer formed of the composition, a method of producing the optical film, and a vertical alignment liquid crystal display using said retardation layer are also provided.

FERRITIC STAINLESS STEEL FOR HOT-WATER TANK WITH WELDED STRUCTURE, AND HOT-WATER TANK

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100084413

Disclosed is a ferritic stainless steel for hot-water tanks with welded structure, comprising, in terms of % by mass, at most 0.02% of C, from 0.01 to 0.30% of Si, at most 1% of Mn, at most 0.04% of P, at most 0.03% of S, from more than 21 to 26% of Cr, at most 2% of Mo, from 0.05 to 0.6% of Nb, from 0.05 to 0.4% of Ti, at most 0.025% of N, and from 0.02 to 0.3% of Al, and optionally containing at least one of at most 2%, preferably from 0.1 to 2% of Ni and at most 1%, preferably from 0.1 to 1% of Cu, with a balance of Fe and inevitable impurities.

MICROCLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100084125

A heating/cooling garment is provided that comprises a microclimate system, as well as methods of manufacturing and using same.

Soldier Platform System

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100084897

A soldier platform system and method includes a soldier platform system in a vehicle. In an embodiment, the soldier platform system includes a seat assembly. The seat assembly includes a seat and straps. The soldier platform system also includes a restraint harness belt. The restraint harness belt is secured to the seat assembly. In addition, the soldier platform system includes mounting assemblies. The straps attach the seat to the mounting assemblies. The soldier platform system further includes a ratchet platform that has a platform upper assembly and a platform lower assembly.

TELEMATICS TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR NOTIFYING EMERGENCY CONDITIONS USING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085171

A telematics device and method for notifying emergency conditions associated with a motor vehicle. The method includes sensing an occurrence of at least one predetermined event and generating a corresponding notification signal; activating a camera in or on the motor vehicle based on the notification signal; and transmitting an image captured by the camera to a remote server.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SILICON SUBSTRATE, AND SILICON SUBSTRATE

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100086465

In a fabrication zone where a silicon ribbon 12 is manufactured from molten silicon under an inactive gaseous atmosphere, a fabrication belt conveyer (fabrication bed) 5 composed of a feeding substrate 11 is arranged. The substrate is supplied with molten silicon 2 from a crucible furnace through a rotating roller 3 which adjusts the molten silicon into a state suitable for fabrication. The substrate 11 is provided with a plurality of gas ejecting pores and gas evacuating pores for ejecting and evacuating a gas with respect to a silicon ribbon 4 being fabricated from the molten silicon 2 from below the silicon ribbon. While stably maintaining the fabricated silicon ribbon 4 on the gas by the dynamic pressure balanced state of the gas being ejected and the gas being evacuated, and while forming a coating on a silicon surface by a reactive material and the like contained in the gas, tensile stress is applied in direction parallel to the surface of the fabricated silicon ribbon 4 and a silicon ribbon 12 is fabricated.

MICROWAVE LENS

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100085134

A microwave lens having an array of electronic inductive capacitive cells wherein each cell includes an electrically conductive pattern which responds to incident microwave electromagnetic energy as an LC resonator. At least one of the cells includes at least one MEMS device which is movable in response to an electrical bias to thereby vary the resonant frequency of that cell. In order to bias the MEMS device, an electrical insulating layer extends along a portion of the pattern of the cell and to both sides of the MEMS device. An electrically conductive strip then extends over the insulating layer so that the conductive strip is electrically insulated from the pattern while electrically connected to the MEMS device.

VIRTUAL COMPUTING ACCELERATOR AND PROGRAM DOWNLOADING METHOD FOR SERVER-BASED VIRTUAL COMPUTING

Pub Date: 2010-04-08

Pub Number: US20100088448

Provided are a virtual computing accelerator and program downloading method for server-based virtual computing. The virtual computing accelerator divides a program allocated to a virtual memory into groups, such as pages or segments, and downloads the groups of program data in sequence. Here, the groups of program data are downloaded after download sequence is estimated on the basis of statistical data accumulated in a hash table, or only a part that must be first downloaded is downloaded in advance. Thus, a program-execution wait time of a client can be reduced. In addition, only a part of a possibly required program is transferred in advance, and the client can execute the application program using only a small amount of virtual memory.