Total 7029 patents for "2013-11-07"

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING A WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295282

The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing a waterproofing membrane comprising:

FEMTOCELL SYNCHRONIZATION ENHANCEMENTS USING ACCESS PROBES FROM COOPERATING MOBILES

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130294425

Femtocell synchronization is disclosed, in which a femtocell transmits a request over an out-of-band (OOB) link to a proximate mobile device for synchronization assistance. In response to the request, the mobile device transmits an access probe to a serving macro base station. The femtocell detects the access probe and uses aiding information to decode the access probe to determine the timing and/or frequency information. The femtocell uses this timing and/or frequency information for its synchronization.

ADHESIVE FOR FILLING JOINTS AND GAPS IN ROTOR BLADES FOR WIND POWER PLANTS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130294921

The present invention relates to two-component polyurethane compositions which on the one hand have a long open time and, even after extended exposure to a climate with high atmospheric humidity (e.g., 70% relative humidity), even after 40 minutes and in particular even after 60 minutes, can still be glued and cured to form polymers having high mechanical strength. The composition comprises castor oil, at least one polyol having 5-8 hydroxyl groups, a mixture of two different polyether alcohols and/or polyester polyols on the basis of castor oil or soybean oil and at least one polyisocyanate. The two-component polyurethane compositions are suitable in particular for non-positive filling joints or gaps that are joined by large-surface area structural gluing, in particular of vane half shells of rotor blades for wind power plants.

COMPOUND HAVING SUBSTITUTED BIPYRIDYL GROUP AND PYRIDOINODOLE RING STRUCTURE, AND ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130292663

To provide an organic compound of excellent characteristics that exhibits excellent electron-injecting/transporting performance with hole blocking ability, and has high stability in the thin-film state, as material for an organic electroluminescent device having high efficiency and high durability, and to provide the organic electroluminescent device having high efficiency and high durability using the compound. An organic electroluminescent device includes a pair of electrodes, and one or more organic layers sandwiched between the pair of electrodes, wherein the compound of general formula (1) in which a substituted bipyridyl group and a pyridoindole ring structure are bonded via a phenylene group, is used as a constituent material of at least one organic layer.

Methods and Apparatus for Computer-Assisted Spray Foam Fabrication

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295338

In exemplary implementations of this invention, a nozzle sprays foam, layer by layer, to fabricate a fabricated object according to a CAD model, and a subtractive fabrication tool removes material from the fabricated object according to a CAD model. The fabricated object comprises a mold or an interior form. The foam may be low-density, high strength and fast-curing. The foam may be used for large-scale 3D printing. For example, the foam may be used to 3D print molds for walls of homes. The foam molds may be left in place, after casting concrete in the molds, to serve as insulation. Or for example, the foam may be used to 3D print on site an internal form for a large wind turbine blade. The wind turbine blade may then be produced on site by depositing fiberglass on the outside of the internal form.

ANTI-FUSE CIRCUIT IN WHICH ANTI-FUSE CELL DATA IS MONITORED, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130294140

An anti-fuse circuit in which anti-fuse program data may be monitored outside of the anti-fuse circuit and a semiconductor device including the anti-fuse circuit are disclosed. The anti-fuse circuit includes an anti-fuse array, a data storage circuit, and a first selecting circuit. The anti-fuse array includes one or more anti-fuse blocks including a first anti-fuse block having a plurality of anti-fuse cells and the anti-fuse array is configured to store anti-fuse program data. The data storage circuit is configured to receive and store the anti-fuse program data from the anti-fuse array through one or more data buses. The first selecting circuit is configured to output anti-fuse program data of a selected anti-fuse block of the one or more anti-fuse blocks in response to a first selection signal.

WIDE AREA TRANSPORT NETWORKS FOR MOBILE RADIO ACCESS NETWORKS AND METHODS OF USE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130294253

Wide area transport networks for mobile Radio Access Networks, and methods of use are provided herein. An exemplary wide area transport network may include a plurality of network segments that include at least one wireline network and at least one wireless network communicatively coupled with one another. Each of the plurality of network segments may be configured to transmit at least one of a plurality of signals communicated between a baseband module and a wireless transceiver.

APPARATUS FOR SURGERY

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130296882

A surgical manipulator comprising: a master module configured to be controlled by a user; a slave module configured to move according to movement of the master module; and a transmission module comprising gears and configured to operably connect the master module and the slave module.

SAFE DRIVING MONITORING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130297097

A method and system for detecting unsafe or suspect activities such as distracted driving associates distracted driving events to the road type, vehicle speed and vehicle acceleration (positive, negative and lateral) at the time of the distracted driving event, and identifies severe distracted driving events from a large population of minor events using a statistical distribution such as a Cauchy distribution equation. The system employs a smartphone application (App) coupled with a central server that computes driver safety scores which relate time of day, road type, vehicle speed, vehicle acceleration (positive, negative and lateral) and distracted driving using the Cauchy distribution equation. The server renders summary and detail reports of driving scores and distracted driving events to concerned parties including insurance companies, fleet managers, vehicle owners and the parents/guardians of teenaged drivers.

METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING CUSTOM CUTTING GUIDES IN ORTHOPEDIC APPLICATIONS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130292870

A patient specific system for joint replacement surgery that includes a custom cutting guide having an inner surface shaped to match the anatomy of a surface of a patient's joint to be resected. The custom cutting guide is designed for use with a corresponding prosthesis. A slot and guide holes are formed in the custom cutting guide corresponding to features protruding outwardly from a positive physical bone model. The slot guides a tool during resection of the femur to produce a first resected surface on the femur for mounting the prosthesis. The guide is formed from the positive physical model by applying a polymeric composition to the outer surface of the positive physical model including the features corresponding to the slot and guide holes of the custom cutting guide.

Configurable Electronic Messaging System That Maintains Recipient Privacy

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130297715

A messaging service allows message senders to reach a web site owner in the way the owner wants. Users authorized by the owner drop a message into the message service of a site owner, and it gets delivered to the site owner in exactly the manner specified by the site owner. The site owner can organize incoming messages by time, calendar, user, viewing method, etc. The site owner can receive messages in the way she wants, but all her friends need to know is one address, the owner's site address.

SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR ENGINE FLARE CONTROL DURING TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130296117

A vehicle includes an engine, an electric machine, a transmission, and at least one controller. The at least one controller, in response to a gear shift of the transmission that causes a speed of the engine to exceed a predetermined speed, commands a change in current to the electric machine such that the speed of the engine decreases to a target speed to avoid engine flare.

DATA RETRANSMISSION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130294345

A data retransmission method for retransmitting a data using a wireless communication, including: receiving data transmitted from a transmitting apparatus; determining whether the received data is correct or not; transmitting data including information indicating that the received data is received correctly to the transmitting apparatus upon being determined the received data is correct, and transmitting data including information indicating that the received data is not received correctly to the transmitting apparatus upon being determined the received data is not correct; measuring an elapsed time from transmission of the data including information indicating that the received data is not received correctly; and monitoring whether to receive data corresponding to the received data from the transmitting apparatus before the elapsed time reaches a predetermined time.

Pharmaceutical Compositions Comprising Gingiva A-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Methods of Treating Inflammation, Wound Healing and Contact Hypersensitivity

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295058

Disclosed are methods of polarizing macrophages to exhibit M2 phenotype, including introducing an effective amount of gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells to an environment comprising a population of macrophages such that the macrophages are in fluid communication with the gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Also disclosed are methods of promoting cutaneous wound healing including administering to a patient an effective amount of human gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells, thereby resulting in at least one of accelerated wound closure, rapid re-epithelialization, improved angiogenesis and improved tissue remodeling relative to untreated controls. Also disclosed are methods for attenuating contact hypersensitivity in a patient, the methods including administering to a patient an effective amount of human gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells at a time at least timeframe selected from the group consisting of before sensitization, after sensitization and before challenge and after challenge, thereby attenuating contact hypersensitity.

SECURING ASYNCHRONOUS CLIENT SERVER TRANSACTIONS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130297681

A system, and computer usable program product for securing asynchronous client server transactions are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A request including an application identifier and a version of a second application is received at a first application. A service identifier is generated if a session with the second application is valid. A registry is generated at the first application. A catalog is generated based on the registry and the service identifier and the catalog are sent to the second application. A sub-request including the service identifier is received as part of an asynchronous client server transaction. Validity of the sub-request is determined by determining whether the service identifier has expired, whether the sub-request requests a service that is permissible according to the catalog, whether the service identifier is used in conjunction with the second application, or a combination thereof. If the sub-request is valid, the service is provided.

SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130292058

It is provided that a method and a system for manufacturing an optical display device, which make it possible to bond an optical member and an optical display unit together with a certain degree of cleanliness maintained. The method for manufacturing an optical display device including an optical display unit(W) and an optical member(11, 12) bonded to the optical display unit(W), which includes a bonding step for bonding the optical member(11, 12) to the optical display unit(W) in an environment with an airflow.

CURRENT SUPPLY ARRANGEMENT WITH A FIRST AND A SECOND CURRENT SUPPLY DEVICE, WHEREIN THE SECOND CURRENT SUPPLY DEVICE IS CONNECTED TO THE FIRST CURRENT SUPPLY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130293010

A current supply arrangement with p first current supply devices and a second current supply device, n first transformers having a secondary winding with several taps. The secondary windings of each first transformer in each first current supply device are connected with one another via a power controller at a first node. The first node together with a tap for a reference potential of the at least one secondary winding of the first transformer, to which the first current supply device is connected, forms a first output, to which a series connection of loads, in particular polysilicon rods in a reactor for producing polysilicon according to the Siemens process, are connected, wherein the second current supply device has at an input with n terminals and q converter groups for converting n-phase AC current into m-phase AC current and the input is connected with the q converter groups.

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF LONGITUDINAL DETECTION OF DEMENTIA THROUGH LEXICAL AND SYNTACTIC CHANGES IN WRITING

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130297216

The present invention is a method and system for detecting linguistic markers as signs and indicators of mental illness, even prior to onset of symptoms of the mental illness. The linguistic markers may be detected in diachronic analyses of writing or speech samples. In particular, the present invention may identify lexical and syntactic changes in language due to mental illness. To recognize such changes the present invention may utilize complete, fully parsed texts or speech representing a number of measures. The identification of markers may provide a means of detecting mental illness early on based on a person's use of language. The language may be presented as spontaneous speech or writing, and may include samples of speech and/or writing occurring over time.

IMPLEMENTING HYBRID MOLDED SOLDER-EMBEDDED PIN CONTACTS AND CONNECTORS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295797

A method and structures for implementing hybrid molded solder-embedded pin contacts and connectors. An injection molded solder (IMS) mold cavity receives a Pin-In-Hole (PIH) connector pin. A lead-free solder is injection molded into the IMS mold cavity embedding and surrounding the PIH connector pin and forming a predefined molded solder shape defined by the PIH connector pin and the IMS mold cavity.

OPHTHALMIC APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130293837

An ophthalmic apparatus which is configured to inspect a plurality of eye characteristics of an eye to be examined which is fixed by a face support unit, the apparatus comprises: an optometric unit configured to include a first optometric portion including a first optical system for inspecting a first eye characteristic of the eye, and a second optometric portion including a second optical system for inspecting a second eye characteristic different from the first eye characteristic; and a changing unit configured to change a direction of the optometric unit relative to the eye to switch to inspection by one of the first optometric portion and the second optometric portion.

PRINTING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130293607

Provision of a printing device having simple structure but being able to perform an exact and beautiful printing of designs and letters on a printed face of a doughnut-like shape such as a sidewall of a vehicular tire although.

MULTI-PORT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ROUTING A DATA ELEMENT WITHIN AN INTERCONNECTION FABRIC

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130297848

A fabric interconnect system may provide a data path between nodes and/or processing elements within an interconnection fabric. Identifiers may be assigned to particular components associated with the interconnection fabric. These identifiers may uniquely identify the particular components, and may indicate a path between a root node and a particular component. In some embodiments, the identifiers include turn counts and turn values that specify a turn-based bath from the root node to a particular component. One or more identifier acceptance rules may be used in order to determine whether a given component should accept and store a particular identifier that the component receives. For example, a lower priority identifier may be discarded in favor of a higher priority identifier.

SUBSTRATE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295768

A process chamber is provided into which a substrate is carried, wherein a chlorine atom-containing metal nitride film, in which a natural oxide film is formed on a top side thereof, is formed on the substrate; a substrate support unit configured to support and heat the substrate within the process chamber; a gas supply unit configured to supply either or both of nitrogen atom-containing gas and hydrogen atom-containing gas to an inside of the process chamber; a gas exhaust unit configured to exhaust the gas from the inside of the process chamber; a plasma generation unit configured to excite the nitrogen atom-containing gas and the hydrogen atom-containing gas supplied to the inside of the process chamber; and a control unit configured to control the substrate support unit, the gas supply unit, and the plasma generation unit.

CORONARY SINUS LEAD DELIVERY CATHETER

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130296881

A guide catheter assembly includes an outer guide catheter and an inner catheter slidably and rotatably disposed in the outer guide catheter. The outer guide catheter has a proximal portion and a distal portion formed into a preformed shape including a curved segment. The preformed shape includes a first arc, a second arc, a third arc, a fourth arc, and a generally straight terminal portion. The preformed shape is generally a J-shape defining, a generally open arc.

THROMBECTOMY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130296916

The invention relates to a thrombectomy device having a substantially cylindrical stent structure (1) comprised or a plurality of meshes (3, 4) and also two connectors (5, 5) that are disposed at different meshes (3) at the proximal end of the stent structure (1). The device also has a guide wire (2), which comprises a coupling element (11) to which the connectors (5, 5) are coupled, and a slit (7), which extends helically over the shell face (8) of the stent structure (1), and a tensioning clip (9) that spans the slit (7) at the proximal end.

METHOD OF GAMING, A GAMING SYSTEM AND A GAME CONTROLLER

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130296014

A method of gaming comprising: selecting in at least one game round a plurality of symbols for display to a player in a set of display positions; modifying the displayed symbols copying each symbol in an original subset of the display positions to at least one clone subset of the display positions which is identical to or laterally displaced from the original subset, in response to determining that a subset of the symbols should be cloned; and determining an outcome based on the modified symbols.

TWO-WIRE DIMMER SWITCH FOR CONTROLLING LOW-POWER LOADS

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130293137

A two-wire load control device such as a dimmer switch for controlling the amount of power delivered from an AC power source to an electrical load such as a high-efficiency lighting load may be provided. The load control device may include a bidirectional semiconductor switch coupled between the source and the load and a controller operable to control the bidirectional semiconductor switch. The load control device may also include a front accessible trimming actuator to adjust a low end intensity setting of the load control device. The trimming actuator may be coupled to the controller such that the controller may control the bidirectional semiconductor switch appropriately. Additionally, the trimming actuator may include indicia to help a user readily identify the proper low end intensity setting.

GAS-FILLED MICROVESICLES FOR USE AS VACCINE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295147

Gas-filled microvesicles comprising an antigen bound thereto and to aqueous suspensions containing said microvesicles, for use in immunomodulating formulations, in particular as a vaccine. The antigen is covalently bound to a component of the microvesicles envelope. The microvesicles of the invention are particularly effective in the uptake by antigen-presenting cells, in particular dendritic cells.

METHOD FOR PROTECTING COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND DATA FROM HOSTILE CODE

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130298234

A method that protects computer data from untrusted programs. Each computer's object and process is assigned with trust attributes, which define the way it can interact with other objects within the system. When an object is classified as untrusted, it can interact with other object within the system on a limited basis. A virtualized system is provided on the computer so that when the untrusted object attempts to perform an operation that is outside its scope of authorization, the virtualized system intercepts the operation but present the untrusted program with an indication that the requested operation has been performed. The method further includes processes to securely move a program from an untrusted group to a trusted group.

Testing Voice-Based Office Equipment For Immunity To Interference From Wireless Devices

Pub Date: 2013-11-07

Pub Number: US20130295856

According to some embodiments, a method includes placing a device under test (DUT) in a test chamber and applying a pulse-modulated RF wireless test signal to the DUT in the test chamber. The method further includes detecting an acoustic output of the DUT. In addition or as an alternative to applying the pulse-modulated test signal, the test signal strength may be at a level of 30 V/m or 90 V/m. If the DUT is a telephone, it may be coupled via a voice signal path to another telephone, and an output of the other telephone may also be detected.