Total 6704 patents for "2015-04-23"

DEVICE FOR OPTIMIZED PRESSURE SENSING FOR HEATING CHANNELS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150107351

A pressure measurement device in a tube (30) of a hydraulic circuit is disclosed, comprising a metal collar (2) provided with n (3) contact stops (22, 24, 26) made of an electrically insulating material, designed to come into contact with the wall of said tube, preventing the metal of the collar coming into contact with this wall, one of the contact stops (22) comprising a passage (22) that will connect the atmosphere inside said tube with pressure measurement means.

CRYOPROBE USING CLOSED GAS LOOP FOR NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111751

Provided is a cryoprobe using a closed gas loop for a nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus, including: superconducting magnets providing a magnetic field; a rotor rotatably disposed between the superconducting magnets in the state of a sample being put therein, the rotor being rotated by a driving gas; a coil configured to generate a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum according to a resonance phenomenon of the sample by applying a radio frequency to the rotor; and a gas loop configured to cool the driving gas in a cryogenic condition while circulating it in a closed-loop condition and to supply the driving gas to the rotor, wherein the gas loop supplies the driving gas to the rotor while cooling it in a cryogenic condition, thereby rotating the rotor.

CONTROL METHOD FOR AN INKJET PRINTER, AND AN INKJET PRINTER

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109366

An inkjet printer can desirably clean two inkjet heads mounted on a head carriage before printing starts. The inkjet printer 1 has first and second inkjet heads 13A and 13B mounted on a head carriage 14. Before printing starts, the inkjet printer moves the head carriage 14 from a home position HP to a shift position SP so that the second inkjet head 13B, which is closest to the home position HP, is opposite a maintenance head cap 22 with an ink absorption capability and cleans the inkjet head. The head carriage 14 is then returned to the home position HP so that the first inkjet head 13A is opposite the maintenance head cap 22 and cleans the inkjet head. The head carriage 14 then moves to the printing area C side and printing starts.

SUPPORT APPARATUS, LITHOGRAPHIC APPARATUS AND DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109599

A support apparatus for a lithographic apparatus has an object holder and an extraction body radially outward of the object holder. The object holder is configured to support an object. The extraction body includes an extraction opening configured to extract fluid from a top surface of the support apparatus. The extraction body is spaced from the object holder such that the extraction body is substantially decoupled from the object holder. The extraction body comprises a projection configured such that it surrounds the object holder and such that, in use, a layer of liquid is retained on the projection and in contact with an object supported on the object holder.

Peach tree, 'Alpine Delight'

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113689

A new peach tree variety is described and which is denominated varietally as Alpine Delight, and wherein the new peach tree variety produces fruit which are ripe for harvesting and shipment about October 2-15 under the ecological conditions prevailing near Perth, Australia.

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO TERMINALS, RADIO BASE STATIONS, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109982

Disclosed is a radio communication system wherein radio terminals can communicate using a plurality of component carriers having different frequencies. The communication system has a reception start timing control means for commonly controlling the cycle of reception start timing for predetermined channels in at least some of the component carriers assigned to the radio terminals; and a reception control means for controlling the reception interval of said predetermined channels, said reception intervals being started at the reception start times in at least some of the component carriers assigned to the radio terminals.

RFID Positioning and Tracking Apparatus and Methods

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108210

Technologies for RFID positioning and tracking apparatus and methods are disclosed herein. The apparatus and methods disclose a radio-frequency identification positioning system that includes a radio-frequency identification reader and a phased-array antenna coupled to the radio-frequency identification reader. Techniques are applied to reduce in-reader and in-antenna signal leakages. Techniques are applied to position and track RFID tags. Circuits with leakage cancellation abilities are also disclosed. Reflective vector attenuators with tunable impedance load are also disclosed. Polarization adjustable antennas with matching circuits used in the RFID positioning system are also disclosed. Circuits to re-transmit a received signal at a higher amplitude to enhance radio link range are also disclosed. Techniques are applied to increase the level of scattered radio signals from RFID tags.

HALOGEN-FREE FIRE-RETARDANT POLYAMIDE COMPOSITION AND PREPARATION METHOD AND APPLICATION THEREOF

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150112004

Disclosed are a halogen-free fire-retardant polyamide composition, and a preparation method and application thereof. The halogen-free fire-retardant polyamide composition is prepared from 35 to 71.5% of a semi-aromatic polyamide, 10 to 35% of a fire retardant and 0 to 50% of an inorganic reinforcing filler, the terminal amino group content of the semi-aromatic polyamide being 80 to 150 mol/t. The halogen-free fire-retardant polyamide composition of the present invention has good heat stability and releases only a small amount of gas in production; mold dirt is not easily formed, and the halogen-free fire-retardant polyamide composition can be produced continuously.

RESERVE POWER SYSTEM FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108831

According to one embodiment, an electrical power management system for an internal combustion engine system with a power consumption device includes a battery and a supercapacitor. The battery is coupleable in electrical power providing communication with the power consumption device. The supercapacitor is coupleable in electrical power providing communication with the power consumption device.

OPTICAL RESPIRATION SENSOR

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150112202

A garment-mountable respiration sensor, comprising: a light source configured to illuminate said garment; a photodetector configured to sense an amount of light reflected from said garment; and an electronic circuit configured to detect respiration based on a temporal pattern of the amount of light sensed by said photodetector.

Adaptation, shunt transmission and stream switching method and system for coordinated service

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113160

The present disclosure provides an adaptation, shunt transmission and stream switching method and system for a coordinated service, and the method includes: a request message for service transmission is received from a terminal group; user context information, terminal context information and service context information are acquired according to the request message, and a service adaptation strategy and a service shunt strategy are established; the service adaptation strategy and the service shunt strategy are implemented, adaptation of the coordinated service is completed, and a shunt transmission of the coordinated service is performed; and during the shunt transmission, when a stream switching triggering condition is determined according to acquired network context information and terminal context information, the service shunt strategy and/or the service adaption strategy are updated according to a corresponding stream switching type, and a transmission path of a service stream is redirected. The present disclosure supports the implementation of stream switching, and provides a high-efficient service transmission and presentation service for individualized user service needs.

NOVEL ANTITUMOR AGENT COMPRISING COMBINATION OF THREE AGENTS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110864

A primary object of the present invention is to provide a novel combination therapy that exhibits a notable antitumor effect.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108579

The present invention has for its purpose to provide a technique capable of reducing planar dimension of the semiconductor device. An input/output circuit is formed over the semiconductor substrate, a grounding wiring and a power supply wiring pass over the input/output circuit, and a conductive layer for a bonding pad is formed thereover. The input/output circuit is formed of MISFET elements in the nMISFET forming region and the pMISFET forming region, resistance elements in the resistance element forming regions and diode elements in the diode element forming regions functioning as protective elements. A wiring connected to the protective elements and positioned under the grounding wiring and the power supply wiring is pulled out in a pulling-out region between the nMISFET forming region and the pMISFET forming region and between the grounding wiring and the power supply wiring to be connected to the conductive layer.

ASYMMETRICAL MULTILATERAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113004

A system and methodology which can effectively provide decision makers with a better means of making decisions in a way that greatly improves the availability, reliability, and relevance of the information which they provide and use to make decisions. The system and methodology facilitates maximizing mutual utility in the context of a mutual decision between multiple users and groups of users identified generally as Parties and Counterparties and performs user specified actions based on meeting mutual threshold parameters. The system provides significant technical advantages over the prior art in that it uses helps Parties and Counterparties identify optimal arrangements and configurations with less errors, fewer computational cycles, less storage medium, and a smaller amount of time than would be possible using prior art systems.

System and Method for Reading Multiple RFIDs

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109101

A system and method for reading multiple RFIDs is herein disclosed. In this embodiment, the system for reading multiple RFIDs comprise an RFID reader capable of reading electronic data from a plurality of RFIDs and a computer that receives the electronic data from the RFID reader. Furthermore, the computer is capable of displaying the electronic data on a screen. The electronic data comprises a card information. Moreover, the computer is also capable of prompting a user to choose one of the card information, and performing a transaction with the card information chosen by the user.

SPECTROMETRIC SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVED FOCUS LOCALIZATION OF TIME- AND SPACE-VARYING MEASUREMENTS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109617

A system and method of dynamically localizing a measurement of parameter characterizing tissue sample with waves produced by spectrometric system at multiple wavelengths and detected at a fixed location of the detector of the system. The parameter is calculated based on impulse response of the sample, reference data representing characteristics of material components of the sample, and path lengths through the sample corresponding to different wavelengths. Dynamic localization is effectuated by considering different portions of a curve representing the determined parameter, and provides for the formation of a spatial map of distribution of the parameter across the sample. Additional measurement of impulse response at multiple detectors facilitates determination of change of the measured parameter across the sample as a function of time.

Devices, Methods and Systems for Wireless Control of Medical Devices

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150112264

A medical device system is disclosed. The medical device system includes a first medical device and a second medical device. A remote interface including a touch screen is also included. The remote interface is in wireless communication with the first medical device and the second medical device. The remote interface is configured to provide a user interface to the first medical device and the second medical device. The remote interface is configured to receive user input through a touch screen. Also, a charging device is included. The charging device is configured to receive at least the first medical device and the remote interface and the charging device is configured to recharge a first medical device battery and the charging device is configured to recharge an interface battery in the remote interface. The charging device is connected to a personal computer wherein the personal computer provides information to the remote interface.

5-FLUOROPYRIMIDINONE DERIVATIVES

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111851

This present disclosure is related to the field of 5-fluoropyrimidinones and their derivatives and to the use of these compounds as fungicides.

IMAGE SENSOR, IMAGE SENSING DEVICE, CAMERA, AND METHOD OF DRIVING IMAGE SENSING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109505

An image sensor includes a semiconductor chip and a package covering the semiconductor chip. The semiconductor chip includes a pixel portion including a plurality of pixels, a memory, a readout unit configured to write, in the memory, a signal corresponding to a signal from the pixel portion, an output unit configured to output an image signal corresponding to the signal written in the memory, a control unit configured to output a control signal to an output pin of the package via an output pad of the semiconductor chip, and a pad to which a power supply voltage is supplied from outside the semiconductor chip. The control signal is a signal indicating a period during which the signal corresponding to the signal from the pixel portion is written in the memory of the readout unit.

Motion-Activated Display of Messages on an Activity Monitoring Device

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150113417

Methods, systems and devices are provided for motion-activated display of messages on an activity monitoring device. In one embodiment, method for presenting a message on an activity monitoring device is provided, including the following method operations: storing a plurality of messages to the activity monitoring device; detecting a stationary state of the activity monitoring device; detecting a movement of the activity monitoring device from the stationary state; in response to detecting the movement from the stationary state, selecting one of a plurality of messages, and displaying the selected message on the activity monitoring device.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATED DETECTION OF REGIONS OF INTEREST IN RETINAL IMAGES

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110348

Embodiments disclose systems and methods that aid in screening, diagnosis and/or monitoring of medical conditions. The systems and methods may allow, for example, for automated identification and localization of lesions and other anatomical structures from medical data obtained from medical imaging devices, computation of image-based biomarkers including quantification of dynamics of lesions, and/or integration with telemedicine services, programs, or software.

CLASSIFICATION AND VISUALIZATION OF TIME-SERIES DATA

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150112654

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for processing seismic data. The method includes receiving seismic traces representing a three-dimensional physical domain, and determining a partition of a similarity matrix based on a subset of the seismic traces. The method also includes determining a transition matrix based on the partition. The method also includes determining one or more eigenvectors and one or more eigenvalues, based on the transition matrix. The method includes calculating one or more approximated eigenvectors for the similarity matrix, based on the partition, the one or more eigenvectors of the transition matrix, and the one or more eigenvalues of the transition matrix. The method includes assigning visual indicator values to the respective seismic traces based on the one or more approximated eigenvectors, and causing a visualization of the three-dimensional physical domain to be displayed in a two-dimensional view, based on the one or more visual indicator values.

ADJUSTABLE PEDAL ASSEMBLY WITH HYSTERESIS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150107402

An adjustable pedal assembly for use in a vehicle is provided having, a housing having a main pivot point, a pedal arm pivotally connected to the main pivot point of the housing, an actuator connected to the pedal arm, the actuator adapted to adjust the positioning of the pedal arm with respect to the main pivot point and a hysteresis mechanism connected to the pedal arm, the hysteresis mechanism adapted to provide feedback to the user of the pedal when the pedal assembly is depresses wherein resistance is increased as the pedal is depressed further.

OPTIMIZATION OF JOB SCHEDULING IN A COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150112945

Optimizing job scheduling in a data processing system includes determining a time factor associated with a report, determining one or more jobs that contribute to the report, and narrowing execution frequency of the one or more jobs based on the time factor of the report. The time factor provides information about timing details for data included in the report. The jobs are executed in a computing environment according to a time schedule.

SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNET APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150111753

A superconducting magnet apparatus is provided, which comprises a superconducting coil, an induction coil to be in inductive coupling with the superconducting coil, a first refrigerant vessel charged with a first refrigerant in which the superconducting coil is installed; and a second refrigerant vessel charged with a second refrigerant having a melting temperature higher than or a boiling temperature higher than a boiling temperature of the first refrigerant, the second refrigerant vessel in which the induction coil is installed, wherein the second refrigerant vessel is thermally isolated from the first refrigerant vessel.

PEDAL ASSEMBLY MODULE

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150107394

For proving a pedal assembly module to improve the productivity, this invention assembles and integrates a forward pedal, a backward pedal, a first shaft supporting the forward pedal and the backward pedal, a brake pedal, a second shaft supporting the brake pedal, and a frame box supporting the first shaft and the second shaft with their functions ensured.

METHOD FOR ADJUSTING RESOURCE CONFIGURATION, RADIO NETWORK CONTROLLER, AND BASE STATION

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150110060

The present application provides a method for adjusting resource configuration, a radio network controller, and a base station. The method includes sending configuration information of an uplink common enhanced dedicated transport channel E-DCH resource pool to a base station, where the configuration information of an uplink common E-DCH resource pool includes information of a first resource pool to which a first transmission time interval corresponds and information of a second resource pool to which a second transmission time interval corresponds. Indication information is sent by the base station according to usage of at least one of the resource pools. Configuration of the first resource pool can be adjusted according to the indication information. In embodiments of the present application, the range of the resource pool can be dynamically adjusted in the case that a plurality of transmission time intervals coexists.

LOWER FRAME ASSEMBLY FOR A COLLAPSIBLE CONTAINER

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150108121

The present invention discloses a novel apparatus for improving the structural integrity of a folding shipping container in order to improve safety and durability of the shipping container. A foldable shipping container is provided having an improved lower frame assembly.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATING CONFERENCING IN A COMMUNICATION SESSION

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109968

Methods and system for automating conferencing in a communication session are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method for automating conferencing in a communication session includes detecting an established communication session between a first end-user device and a second end-user device, notifying a third end-user device associated with the first user device that the established communication session is available to be joined, receiving a request from the third end-user device to join the communication session, and establishing a conference session with the first end-user device, the second-end user device, and the third end-user device.

Dynamic Bandwidth Adjustment in Packet Transport Network

Pub Date: 2015-04-23

Pub Number: US20150109906

A method for adjusting bandwidth in a communications network having a plurality of nodes connected over multiple links with a plurality of services running on the links includes detecting an impairment of a link wherein the impairment invokes a reduction in bandwidth available to the services running on the link, communicating information about the impairment to other nodes in the network and redistributing services between the links to limit a bandwidth required by services running on the impaired link to a value not exceeding the bandwidth available on the impaired link.