Total 6704 patents for "2015-04-23"

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMICALLY PLUGGABLE MECHANISM FOR NEW INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113111

Method and Apparatus for rapid scalable unified infrastructure system management platform are disclosed by discovery of compute nodes, network components across data centers, both public and private for a user; assessment of type, capability, VLAN, security, virtualization configuration of the discovered unified infrastructure nodes and components; configuration of nodes and components covering add, delete, modify, scale; and rapid roll out of nodes and components across data centers both public and private.

ELECTRONIC DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109358

The present invention relates to electronic reading devices, a display driver, a method of driving a display and a method of reducing degradation of a pixel value in a display driven to display a target image. A target image is received, and a pixel influence value for each of the pixels in the target image is determined. A compensation image is generated using the pixel influence value for each of the pixels in the target image, where the compensation image comprising pixel compensation value data for a plurality of pixels in the compensation image, and where the pixel compensation value data representing a colour for a pixel in the compensation image. A display compensation drive signal is then generated using the compensation image and the display driven using the display compensation drive signal to display the compensation image to reduce the degradation in a pixel value.

Dental Implant with Cushion

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111178

An dental implant has a substantially cylindrical hollow base member; an abutment; an implant-abutment junction (IAJ) portion at one end of the base member to retain the abutment to the base member, so that the abutment is able to move within a predetermined distance alone an axial direction of the base member, and a first cushion adapted to be mounted between the abutment and the base member for providing a resistance force when the abutment is pressed to move relatively toward the base member and providing a bouncing back force when the abutment is released from the pressing.

MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, BASE STATION, GATEWAY APPARATUS, CORE NETWORK APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111518

A mobile communication system includes a mobile station, a base station that communicates wirelessly with the mobile station, a gateway apparatus that connects the base station to a core network, and a core network apparatus that is arranged in the core network. The base station includes a control unit that includes, in a message, information indicating that the mobile station has originated a call as an emergency call, and a transmission unit that transmits the message to the core network apparatus. In addition, the core network apparatus includes a reception unit that receives the message that was transmitted from the base station.

NKP30 RECEPTOR TARGETED THERAPEUTICS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110760

The invention is directed to T cells and other cells that express chimeric NK-p30 receptors (chimeric NKp30 T cells), methods of making and using chimeric NKp30 T cells, and methods of using these chimeric NKp30 T cells, isolated populations thereof, and compositions comprising the same. In another aspect, said chimeric NKp30 T cells are further designed to express a functional non-TCR receptor. The disclosure also pertains to methods of making said chimeric NKp30 T cells, and methods of reducing or ameliorating, or preventing or treating, diseases and disorders using said chimeric NKp30 T cells, populations thereof, or compositions comprising the same.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109841

A semiconductor device comprises a memory block having a content addressable memory (CAM) cell array storing data for internal operation conditions, and a memory cell array. The semiconductor device also comprises a page buffer to program data in the memory block or read the data programmed in the memory block; a control logic to activate a reset enable signal for initializing the page buffer during a reset operation and output the activated reset enable signal; and a power-supply controller to output a reset control signal for initializing the page buffer when the reset enable signal is activated, and provide a page buffer power-supply signal to the page buffer. The power-supply controller provides the page buffer power-supply signal after initialization of the page buffer.

FUEL ELECTRO-INJECTOR FOR A FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM FOR AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108246

A fuel electro-injector for a fuel injection system for an internal combustion engine, having an atomizer equipped with a nozzle and a valve needle defining a discharge section that is annular and has a width that continuously increases as the opening stroke of the valve needle proceeds. The opening stroke is directed outwards and is caused, in a proportional manner, by the operation of an electric actuator. The electro-injector has a high-pressure environment with an annular passageway around the lateral outer surface of the valve needle to supply fuel to the discharge section, and a low-pressure environment, which communicates with a fuel outlet and is separated from the high-pressure environment by a dynamic seal between the valve needle and the nozzle. The electro-injector is provided with a hydraulic connection between the electric actuator and the valve needle, with a pressure chamber axially delimited, on one side, by the valve needle and, in use, is filled with fuel that, once compressed, axially pushes the valve needle along the opening stroke. The hydraulic connection is placed in the low-pressure environment, so that the pressure chamber only communicates with this environment.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTIMIZING COVERAGE AREA OF A SMALL CELL

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111589

The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for optimizing coverage area of a small cell. For example, the disclosure presents a method for estimating an available backhaul capacity of a small cell and determining a target OTA data rate for the small cell based at least on the estimated available backhaul capacity, and changing a coverage area of the small cell based at least on the determined target OTA data rate by. As such, optimizing coverage area of a small cell may be achieved.

METHOD OF OPERATING SCREEN ON TOUCH SCREEN

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109219

Disclosed is a method of operating a screen on a touch screen S of a portable terminal H, wherein a touch point is moved on a touch screen S of a portable terminal H from one point of a main touch area M which is a central work area of the touch screen S toward corner areas A1, A2, A3, A4 of the touch screen S by a finger F of a user or a touch pen while touch sensing is maintained such that a screen is enlarged, an enlargement ratio of the screen is increased by moving the touch point to the main touch area M and repeatedly moving the touch point to the corner areas A1, A2, A3, A4, a touch point is moved from one point of the corner areas on the touch screen S toward the main touch area M such that the screen is downscaled.

MOVABLE BACKREST OF AN ADJUSTABLE CHAIR

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108812

The invention is directed to a movable backrest of an adjustable chair, which can include: a backrest assembly, a first backrest support, a first backrest connector, a second backrest support, a second backrest connector, and a backrest guiding apparatus; the backrest assembly is connected to the first backrest support through a first shaft, the backrest assembly is connected to the guiding apparatus through a seventh shaft, the first backrest support is connected to the first backrest connector through a second shaft, the backrest guiding apparatus is connected to the first backrest connector through a sixth shaft. The invention is simple, durable, and easy to operate, can help eliminate a gap between the backrest and the sitting pad when the adjustable chair is at different positions, reduce the friction feeling of a person's back and prevent the backrest from touching the well when the adjustable chair is at different positions.

MAINTAINING PROCESSOR RESOURCES DURING ARCHITECTURAL EVENTS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113200

In one embodiment of the present invention, a method includes switching between a first address space and a second address space, determining if the second address space exists in a list of address spaces; and maintaining entries of the first address space in a translation buffer after the switching. In such manner, overhead associated with such a context switch may be reduced.

Displacement Pump with Forced Venting

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110654

The present invention relates to a displacement pump with a delivery chamber, which is connected to a pressure connection and a suction connection, a displacement element determining the volume of the delivery chamber, said displacement element being able to be moved back and forth between a first position, in which the delivery chamber has a smaller volume, and a second position, in which the delivery chamber has a larger volume, wherein the pressure connection is connected to the delivery chamber by a pressure valve and the suction connection is connected to the delivery chamber by a suction valve. In order to provide a displacement pump, which is easy and economical to produce and simultaneously reliably provides a degassing function, whereby downtimes can be reduced and the reliability of the delivery process can be increased, it is proposed according to the invention that, with the pressure valve closed, a backflow channel connects the delivery chamber and pressure connection, through which medium can enter the delivery chamber and/or gas can escape from the delivery chamber.

SALT REDUCED EMULSIFIED MEAT PRODUCTS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110945

The present invention relates to an emulsifier for use in a salt reduced meat product, a method of using said emulsifier for emulsifying a salt reduced meat product and an emulsified, salt reduced meat product. The emulsifier is selected from salts of fatty acids containing C12-C22, which meat product comprises less than 1.8% w/w NaCl.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REGENERATING AN AUXILIARY POWER UNIT EXHAUST FILTER

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150107231

This disclosure relates to a method for controlling a system for regenerating a diesel particulate filter. The method includes monitoring an engine run time that has lapsed since a previous regeneration event. The method also includes monitoring backpressure behind the diesel particulate filter. The method further includes triggering a regeneration flag if the engine run time that lapsed since the previous regeneration event reaches a predetermined time limit and the backpressure exceeds a minimum value.

CABLE CONNECTION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111420

A cable connection system for connecting a metal jacketed electrical cable with a primary housing, including a socket electrical connector contained within a primary housing bore, a pin electrical connector connected with the cable, a rigid electrical insulating sleeve extending between the pin electrical connector and the metal jacket, and a primary housing compression fitting for mechanically connecting the cable with the primary housing. The cable connection system may further include a secondary housing mechanically connected with the primary housing and a secondary housing compression fitting for mechanically connecting the cable with the secondary housing. A method for assembling the cable connection system including preparing the cable and the pin electrical connector for use, extending the pin electrical connector through the compression fittings and the housing bores to electrically connect the pin electrical connector and the socket electrical connector, connecting the housings, and tightening the compression fittings.

METHOD OF OPERATING A SERVER SYSTEM WITH HIGH AVAILABILITY

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113313

An ARP table is stored in a gateway. The ARP table corresponds a first external IP address of a first application server to a first MAC address of a first external network card of the first application server, and corresponds a second external IP address of a second application server to a second MAC address of a second external network card of the second application server. The first and second application servers will check the statuses of one another to see if any of them fails. If the first application server fails, the first external IP address will be added to the second external network card, and the ARP table will be updated to correspond the first external IP address to the second MAC address.

Processing Concurrency in a Network Device

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113190

A processing unit of a packet processing node initiates a transaction with an accelerator engine to trigger the accelerator engine for performing a processing operation with respect to a packet, and triggers the accelerator engine to perform the processing operation. The processing unit attempts to retrieve a result of the first processing operation from a memory location to which a result is to be written. It is determined whether the result has been written to the memory location, and when it is determined that the result has not yet been written to the memory location, the processing unit is locked until at least a portion of the result is written to the memory location.

Input Redundant Circuit

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109708

An input redundant circuit according to the present disclosure may include: a core power supply unit; a first input port connected to a first input voltage; a second input port connected to a second input voltage; a relay unit connected to the first input port and the second input port to supply one of the first input voltage and the second input voltage to the core power supply unit; and a surge current limiting unit coupled to the relay unit, configured to limit a surge current generated when the relay unit is switched between the first input voltage and the second input voltage.

SPLIT ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION RANGE SELECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH ELECTRONIC BUTTON SHIFTER

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150107392

A system for selecting a transmission range in a vehicle includes a plurality of range selection buttons configured to individually select corresponding ones of a plurality of ranges. A plurality of sensing circuits are configured to generate sense signals based on positions of corresponding ones of the plurality of range selection buttons. A park range selection button is configured to select a park range. A park sensing circuit is configured to generate sense signals based on a position of the park range selection button. A button state module is configured to output state signals corresponding to the plurality of range selection buttons based on the sense signals from the plurality of sensing circuits. A control module is configured to select a range based on the sense signals from the park sensing circuit and the state signals from the button state module.

LIGHT SOURCE ASSEMBLY WITH MULTIPLE, DISPARATE LIGHT SOURCES

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109768

A light source assembly includes a housing assembly, a plurality of disparate light sources that are coupled to the housing assembly, a power source, a control system and a selector assembly. Each of the light sources generates an output beam that is directed away from the housing assembly, wherein each of the output beams has a center wavelength that is in a different wavelength range than each of the other output beams. The power source provides electrical power to each of the light sources. The control system selectively controls the electrical power that is provided by the power source to the light sources. The selector assembly is electrically connected to the control system, and is selectively controllable to selectively direct current to each of the light sources to generate the desired output beams.

Correcting Chrominance Values Based onTone-Mapped Luminance Values

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110399

A tone mapping unit applies tone mapping to a block of pixel values. In each of a plurality of iterations, one or more lines of pixel values are processed based on information relating to pixel values of at least one previous line of the block which have been processed in at least one previous iteration. The information is used to determine one or more tone mapping relationships which is/are used to map the pixel values of the current line to tone-mapped pixel values. Furthermore, the information is updated based on the pixel values of the current line and stored for use in processing pixel values of a subsequent line of pixel values of the block in a subsequent iteration.

TRANSMISSION PATH CONTROL SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109957

A transmission path control system includes a management server and a number of path control device connected to the management server, each path control device is connected to one corresponding router device and located in the same area as that of the corresponding router device. The management server can transmit a virtual lease line (VLL) establishing request comprising information of a start area and an end area of the VLL to one of the path control devices when the management server receives the VLL establishing request from a user, the corresponding path control devices determines which router devices are transmission nodes constituting the VLL according to the start area and the end area, and establishes the VLL by connecting corresponding ports of the router devices determined as the transmission nodes constituting the VLL.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CLOSED-LOOP CONTROL OF CREPED TISSUE PAPER STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150107791

A method includes obtaining measurements associated with one or more controlled variables related to a structure of creped tissue paper during production of the creped tissue paper. The method also includes generating at least one control signal that adjusts one or more manipulated variables associated with the production of the creped tissue paper in order to alter the structure of the creped tissue paper. The one or more controlled variables include a number of folds per unit length of the creped tissue paper, a caliper of the creped tissue paper, a macro crepe of the creped tissue paper, and/or a micro crepe of the creped tissue paper. The manipulated variable(s) could include a crepe percentage, a creping blade angle, a flow of sizing agent, and/or a cross direction (CD) profile of nozzle positions associated with a spray boom that sprays sizing agent onto a Yankee dryer.

SPRING SYSTEMS FOR VORTEX SUPPRESSION DEVICES

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108305

A vortex-induced vibration (VIV) suppression system configured to accommodate a change in an underlying tubular diameter. The system including an encircling member dimensioned to at least partially encircle an underlying tubular. The encircling member may be, for example, a collar or a VIV suppression device such as a strake, or any other type of VIV suppression device. The system further including a band member dimensioned to encircle the encircling member and hold the encircling member around the underlying tubular at a desired axial position. A spring member may further be provided. The spring member may be positioned between the encircling member and the band member and dimensioned to contract in response to an increase in a diameter of the underlying tubular and expand in response to a decrease in a diameter of the underlying tubular such that the encircling member remains at the desired axial position.

METHODS FOR GENERATION OF PLURIPOTENT AND MULTIPOTENT CELLS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111768

This disclosure relates to methods of producing induced pluripotent (iPS), multipotent, and/or lineage-committed stem cells from differentiated cells, maintaining iPS, multipotent, and/or lineage-committed cells in culture, and re-differentiating the iPS and multipotent stem cells into any desired lineage-committed cell type.

INTEGRATED SIDE IMPACT AND REAR OCCUPANT FRONT IMPACT PROTECTION BOLSTERS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108744

A vehicle seating assembly includes a seatback having a forward cushion surface and a back panel. An airbag deployment system is operably coupled to a crash pulse module. A side airbag is disposed between the forward cushion surface and the back panel proximate a side portion of the seatback. A bolster airbag is disposed between the forward cushion surface and the back panel proximate a lower portion of the back panel. A single inflator is in communication with both the side airbag and the bolster airbag. A valve assembly is operably coupled with the single inflator and is in communication with the crash pulse module. The valve assembly is configured to activate at least one of the side airbag and the bolster airbag during a collision event.

SIDE ACTUATED SHOOTING POT

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110917

An injection molding system having a shooting pot assembly is disclosed. In one embodiment, the shooting pot assembly is in fluid communication with a mold and has an actuation direction that is substantially perpendicular to an injection axis of material injected into a mold cavity. In another embodiment, a shooting pot actuation system is a mounted on a side of a hot runner. In certain embodiments, the shooting pot actuation system includes a linear actuator operatively coupled with the shooting pot assembly to actuate the shooting pot assembly.

IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110505

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording material; a cause ascertaining unit that ascertains a cause of a streaked image that is generated in the image that is formed on the recording material by the image forming unit; and an outputting unit that outputs information regarding the cause ascertained by the cause ascertaining unit.

BLADE BUCKET STRUCTURE FOR SAVONIUS TURBINE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110627

Disclosed herein is a blade bucket structure for Savonius turbines. In the blade bucket structure, blade buckets on which resistance resulting from the flow of fluid occurs, are provided with a separated flow retardation means for reducing pressure drag force impeding rotation of a Savonius turbine. The separated flow retardation means can reduce resistance that acts in a direction opposite to the direction of rotation of the Savonius turbine because of variation in orientation of the blade buckets while rotating.

MULTIELECTRODE ELECTROLYTIC DEVICE AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111305

An electrolytic device comprising: a central sample flow channel, first and second regenerant flow channels, first and second charged barriers disposed between said sample flow channel and first and second regenerant flow channels, and pairs of oppositely charged, spaced electrodes disposed in the regenerant flow channels. Also, electrolytic devices with a different electrode configuration are described. Also, methods of using the devices, e.g., for suppression in an ion chromatography system are described.