Total 7309 patents for "2017-08-17"

ELECTRIC MACHINE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE, COIL CARRIER FOR AN ELECTRIC MACHINE, AND MOTOR VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170237306

An electric machine for a motor vehicle includes a rotor, and a stator interacting with the rotor. The stator includes a laminated core, a coil carrier configured for a flow of a cooling fluid there through, and a coil assembly having a plurality of stator coils and arranged in the coil carrier. The coil carrier has an enclosed configuration so as to form a fluid seal against the laminated core and the rotor.

INDUCTION MOTOR

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170237322

According to one embodiment, an induction motor includes a stator and a rotor. The stator has a stator coil disposed at a stator core having a plurality of stator slots. The rotor has a rotor core rotatably provided with respect to the stator. The rotor core includes a plurality of rotor teeth and a rotor slot formed between the plurality of rotor teeth and having a rotor conductor disposed therein. The rotor teeth include a teeth main body and a flange. The teeth main body extends in a radial direction of the rotor core. The flange extends in a rotating direction of the rotor core from a distal end of the teeth main body. Then, a recessed surface is formed on at least part of an outer circumferential surface of a radial outer side in the flange.

CARBON SAFE VAPOR RECOVERY SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170232378

An apparatus for recovering volatile liquid vapor from an air-volatile liquid vapor mixture includes a vapor blower unit having a first inlet and a first outlet. In addition the apparatus includes a vapor adsorption unit including a second inlet and a second outlet and a solid adsorbent adsorption unit including a third inlet and a third outlet. Further the apparatus includes a vapor regeneration unit including an intake port and a discharge port as well as a conduit system. The conduit system connects the first outlet to the second inlet, the second outlet to the third inlet, the third outlet to the intake port and the discharge port to the first inlet.

STYLUS FIRMWARE UPDATES

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170235560

Examples are disclosed herein that relate to updating stylus firmware. One example provides a method of performing a stylus firmware upgrade in an interactive display system including a display and a stylus comprising sending, from the display, a signal to the stylus causing the stylus to enter a listen mode, while the stylus operates in the listen mode, sending, from the display, a firmware upgrade notification to the stylus configured for receipt by the listen mode, receiving, at the display, a reply to the firmware upgrade notification from the stylus, determining, at the display, whether the reply was received within a predetermined time range, and, responsive to determining that the reply was received within the predetermined time range, initiating transfer of a firmware update to the stylus if a newer firmware version is available.

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS DIRECTLY TARGETING FKBP52 FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER AND METHODS OF USING SAME

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170231964

Embodiments of the current invention include methods and compositions for regulating the activity of hormone receptors.

MATRIX FOR SUSTAINED, INVARIANT AND INDEPENDENT RELEASE OF ACTIVE COMPOUNDS

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170231978

The invention concerns a storage stable pharmaceutical formulation comprising preferably two active compounds in a non-swellable diffusion matrix, whereby the compounds are released from the matrix in a sustained, invariant and, if several compounds are present, independent manner and the matrix is determined with respect to its substantial release characteristics by ethylcellulose and at least one fatty alcohol. The invention also concerns methods for producing such pharmaceutical formulations.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HYDROELECTRIC SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170234288

Embodiments of a hydroelectric system for a low head dam can include a module including a protective housing, a turbine housing retained within the protective housing, the turbine housing including an upper inlet portion at a first end, a substantially tubular portion, and a lower outlet portion at a second end, the upper inlet portion being positioned above the lower outlet portion, a turbine retained at least partially within the turbine housing, the turbine including a plurality of blades coupled with a central shaft, and a fluid pump, the fluid pump being coupled with the central shaft, where the fluid pump is configured to pump a high pressure fluid, a fluid circuit, the fluid circuit including piping, where the high pressure fluid is retained within the piping, and a shoreline generator, the shoreline generator being coupled with the fluid circuit, where the offsite generator is driven by the high pressure fluid that is pumped by the fluid pump in response to the rotation of the turbine.

MULTI-PASS PATTERNING USING NONREFLECTING RADIATION LITHOGRAPHY ON AN UNDERLYING GRATING

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170235228

Techniques related to multi-pass patterning lithography, device structures, and devices formed using such techniques are discussed. Such techniques include exposing a resist layer disposed over a grating pattern with non-reflecting radiation to generate an enhanced exposure portion within a trench of the grating pattern and developing the resist layer to form a pattern layer having a pattern structure within the trench of the grating pattern.

VIRTUALIZED FILE SERVER SMART DATA INGESTION

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170235762

In one embodiment, a system for managing a virtualization environment includes a set of host machines, each of which includes a hypervisor, virtual machines, and a virtual machine controller, and a data migration system configured to identify one or more existing storage items stored at one or more existing File Server Virtual Machines (FSVMs) of an existing virtualized file server (VFS). For each of the existing storage items, the data migration system is configured to identify a new FSVMs of a new VFS based on the existing FSVM, send a representation of the storage item from the existing FSVM to the new FSVM, such that representations of storage items are sent between different pairs of FSVMs in parallel, and store a new storage item at the new FSVM, such that the new storage item is based on the representation of the existing storage item received by the new FSVM.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SPINAL CORD STIMULATION TRIAL

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170232255

The present disclosure provides a spinal cord stimulation (SCS) trial system. The SCS trial system includes at least one rigid needle lead including a biocompatible conductor extending from a proximal end to a distal end, and insulation surrounding at least a portion of the biocompatible conductor, wherein the at least one rigid needle lead is configured to pierce the skin of a patient and be percutaneously implanted in the patient such that the distal end is proximate to at least one of a dorsal column, a dorsal root, dorsal root ganglia, and a peripheral nerve of the patient. The system further includes an external pulse generator (EPG) coupled to the at least one rigid needle lead and configured to apply electrical stimulation to the patient via the at least one rigid needle lead.

SECURE REVISIONING AUDITING SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT FILES

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170237569

Methods and systems for providing secure recording of revisions made to electronic documents, using secure methods to validate the recorded changes, are disclosed. An electronic device making a change to an electronic document can transmit the change to the network. An audit log chain is residing on the network and shared among all the nodes on the network. A node on the network can verify a change of document made by other nodes and add a new block to the chain using one-way hashes, making the chain resistant to tampering. If an invalid block is detected, the system can send an auditing alert to the network. The audit log can be strongly resistant to tampering, providing reliable evidence for use in audit compliance, investigations, and business or court record keeping.

EVENT SCHEDULING

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170236099

In one aspect, the invention is a computer program product residing on a computer readable medium having a plurality of instructions stored thereon. The instructions when executed by the processor, cause that processor to schedule a network-based media event; and to invite an attendee to attend the network-based media event. Other aspects of the invention includes a process and a method.

MODULAR DATA CENTER

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170238444

Described are methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, relating to an air module and control thereof. An air module can include a controller, an air intake module configured to receive first air from a first air source and to receive second air from a second air source, a first cooling module in fluid communication with the air intake module, and a second cooling module in fluid communication with the first cooling module. The controller can be configured to cause the intake module to mix the first air and the second air to form intake air, and selectively cool the intake air to form supply air by at least one of causing the first cooling module to selectively cool the intake air, and causing the second cooling module to selectively cool the intake.

THIAZOLYL-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS FOR TREATING PROLIFERATIVE DISEASES

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170233411

The present disclosure provides thiazolyl-containing compounds of Formula (I), (II), or (III). The compounds described herein may be able to inhibit protein kinases (e.g., Src family kinases (e.g., hemopoietic cell kinase (HCK)), Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK)) and may be useful in treating and/or preventing proliferative diseases (e.g., myelodysplasia, leukemia, lymphoma (e.g., Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia)) and in inducing apoptosis in a cell (e.g., malignant blood cell). Also provided in the present disclosure are pharmaceutical compositions, kits, methods, and uses including or using a compound described herein.

CHIP PACKAGE ASSEMBLY WITH POWER MANAGEMENT INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DIE

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170236809

A chip package assembly is provided that includes a substrate, at least one integrated circuit (IC) die and a power management integrated circuit (PMIC). In one example, the IC die of the chip package assembly is disposed on a first surface of the substrate. The PMIC die has a first surface having outputs electrically coupled to the second surface of the IC die. The PMIC die also has a second surface facing away from the first surface. The second surface of the PMIC die has inputs that are electrically coupled to the first surface of the substrate.

PROTECTED WIRELESS NETWORK

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170238069

A system for a machine component includes at least one local transmitter/receiver. At least one device is associated with a component and configured to communicate with the at least one local transmitter/receiver through wireless signals. Shielding surrounds both the local transmitter and the device for containing the wireless signals proximate to the component. A remote processing unit is disposed outside of the shielding in communication with the local transmitter/receiver. A control system and method are also disclosed.

PRONUNCIATION AID

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170236447

The present disclosure provides methods, tools, kits and electronic systems for transcribing non-Chinese language sounds into sound-associated Chinese language characters. The methods, tools, kits and systems use language devices (dictionaries and blocks) based on sound-associated Chinese characters obtained by parsing standard Chinese characters sounds into consonant sounds and vowel sounds which have correspondence to certain standard phonetic graphemes. Sequences of the sound-associated Chinese characters provide existing Chinese phonemes which represent specific sound sequences and syllables in the non-Chinese language.

IMAGING DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING IMAGING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170237927

An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels, each of which including a first pixel element including a first photoelectric conversion unit, and a second pixel element including a second photoelectric conversion unit lower in sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion unit, a readout circuit configured to read out a first image signal based on signal charge generated in the first pixel element during a first accumulation period, and a second image signal based on signal charge generated in the second pixel element during a second accumulation period longer than the first accumulation period, the second image signal being synchronized with the first image signal, and a control unit configured to control the readout circuit so that a first readout period for reading out the first image signal is performed during the second accumulation period.

CUTTING ASSEMBLY FOR A MULTI-ROLL PRINTER

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170232728

Method for cutting media from a multi-roll printing system, comprising the steps of:

Biomaterial with Reduced Inflammatory Response

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170232142

Polar hydrophobic ionic materials and, in particular, polar hydrophobic ionic polyurethanes having a minimum ratio of hydrophobic and anionic components to the remainder of the polymer components are provided that exhibit reduced IgG Fab exposure.

3, 5-DIHYDROXY-4-ISOPROPYLSTILBENE (DHIS) AS MITICIDAL AGENT AND ITS THERAPEUTIC USES

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170231922

Disclosed herein are methods for treating skin conditions associated with skin parasites, including mites, by administering a therapeutically effective amount of 3,5-dihydroxy-4-isopropyl-trans-stilbene (DHIS).

Hydraulic Manifold Control Assembly

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170234335

A Hydraulic Manifold Control Assembly for use in connection with surface blowout preventers and diverter control systems. Said Hydraulic Manifold Control Assembly incorporates design elements and methods which reduce overall envelope dimensions, improving maintenance accessibility, thereby reducing overall installation and manufacturing time and ultimately contributing to a more robust, cost effective end-product. Said design elements and methods include: the use of intrinsically safe I/O modules and components; the employment of a removable valve assembly rack installation method; the use of a removable face plate for identification of flow control valves; the implementation of a digital automatic diverter sequence; the use of integrated manifold assemblies; and the integration of a wide-range function count.

SENSOR ARRANGEMENT FOR PARTICLE ANALYSIS AND A METHOD FOR PARTICLE ANALYSIS

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170234822

According to various embodiments, a sensor arrangement for particle analysis may include: a base electrode configured to generate an electrical field for particle attraction; a support layer disposed over the base electrode; a sensor array disposed over the support layer and including or formed from a plurality of sensor elements, wherein each sensor element of the plurality of sensor elements is configured to generate or modify an electrical signal in response to a particle at least one of adsorbed to and approaching the sensor element; and an electrical contact structure may include or be formed from a plurality of contact lines, wherein each contact line of the plurality of contact lines is electrically connected to a respective sensor element of the plurality of sensor elements, such that each sensor element of the plurality of sensor elements is addressable via the contact structure.

SENSOR FOR DETECTING WHETHER A BASKETBALL PLAYER'S SHOT WAS SUCCESFUL

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170232298

A system for improving a basketball player's ability to shoot basketballs towards a basketball hoop having an improved ball sensor is disclosed. An interface allows a player to select various locations for a ball ejector to launch basketballs to. A hollow protrusion extends though the net of the basketball hoop and has a microphone positioned therein. A processor compares audio signals generated by said microphone to pre-recorded sample audio signals of a basketball passing through the net of the basketball hoop to determine if a basketball shot was successfully made.

IMMUNE REGULATORY OLIGONUCLEOTIDE (IRO) COMPOUNDS TO MODULATE TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR BASED IMMUNE RESPONSE

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170233741

The invention provides novel immune regulatory oligonucleotides (IRO) as antagonist of TLRs and methods of use thereof. These IROs have unique sequences that inhibit or suppress TLR-mediated signaling in response to a TLR ligand or TLR agonist. The methods may have use in the prevention and treatment of cancer, an autoimmune disorder, airway inflammation, inflammatory disorders, infectious disease, skin disorders, allergy, asthma or a disease caused by a pathogen.

PICENE DERIVATIVE, PHOTOELECTRIC MATERIAL, AND PHOTOELECTRIC DEVICE

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170237011

The present invention provides: a p-type organic semiconductor material which is able to be produced easily, while having high planarity in a polymer skeleton; and a photoelectric conversion layer, a photoelectric conversion element and an organic thin film solar cell, each of which uses this p-type organic semiconductor material and has high photoelectric conversion efficiency. The present invention specifically provides: a picene derivative which has at least one constituent unit represented by general formula (1); and a photoelectric conversion element which contains (A) the picene derivative serving as a p-type organic semiconductor material and (B) an n-type organic semiconductor material. The details of general formula (1) are as set forth in the description.

AUTOMATIC DETERMINATION METHOD OF INSPECTION REGION FOR SUBSTRATE HOLDING STATE ABNORMALITY INSPECTION AND SUBSTRATE PROCESSING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170236303

With regard to an inspection region for inspecting abnormality of a holding state of the substrate in an image of the substrate holding unit, (1) an upper end surface of the substrate being normally held by the substrate holding unit is confirmed, (2) based on a position of the upper end surface of the substrate that has been confirmed, a position of the inspection region in a vertical direction is determined, and (3) for a candidate of the inspection region of which the position in the vertical direction has been determined, density thereof at a rotation start time of the substrate holding unit is obtained, a horizontal position of the inspection region is determined based on a difference image integrated value, which is an integrated value of a difference absolute value with density of the same region in an initial state of the substrate holding unit.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTENT IDENTIFICATION BASED ON WEARABLE DEVICE DATA

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170235731

A method for distributing content to a mobile communication device includes: storing a plurality of content profiles, wherein each content profile includes at least a content data file and associated trigger data; receiving an activity notification, wherein the activity notification includes at least trigger data associated with activity data corresponding to a wearable computing device interfaced with the mobile communication device; identifying one or more content profiles based on the included associated trigger data and the trigger data included in the activity notification; generating a data signal superimposed with at least the content data file included in the identified one or more content profiles; and electronically transmitting the generated data signal to the mobile communication device.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ABSTRACTING SATA AND/OR SAS STORAGE MEDIA DEVICES VIA A FULL DUPLEX QUEUED COMMAND INTERFACE TO INCREASE PERFORMANCE, LOWER HOST OVERHEAD, AND SIMPLIFY SCALING STORAGE MEDIA DEVICES AND SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170235697

A simplified host accesses SATA and SAS storage media devices by abstracting the SATA and SAS protocols with one full duplex protocol that supports full command queuing to each storage media device, whether SATA or SAS, where the abstraction protocol is performance-centric and supports common high-level read and write access to a pool of storage media devices, each of which may have a SATA or SAS interface. The abstraction protocol is link-agnostic and may be carried via a multiplicity of direct attach or networked interfaces, including but not limited to PCIe, Ethernet (e.g., 1 GbE, 10 GbE, 40 GbE, or 100 GbE), Infiniband, ThunderBolt, Firewire, USB, and/or custom interfaces.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SHUFFLING FLOATING POINT OR INTEGER VALUES

Pub Date: 2017-08-17

Pub Number: US20170235516

An apparatus and method are described for shuffling data elements from source registers to a destination register. For example, a method according to one embodiment includes the following operations: reading each mask bit stored in a mask data structure, the mask data structure containing mask bits associated with data elements of a destination register, the values usable for determining whether a masking operation or a shuffle operation should be performed on data elements stored within a first source register and a second source register; for each data element of the destination register, if a mask bit associated with the data element indicates that a shuffle operation should be performed, then shuffling data elements from the first source register and the second source register to the specified data element within the destination register; and if the mask bit indicates that a masking operation should be performed, then performing a specified masking operation with respect to the data element of the destination register.