Total 6501 patents for "2018-03-08"

Intelligent Temperature Controller for Shoes and Intelligent Temperature Controlling Shoe and Intelligent Temperature Controlling Method Thereof

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180064202

An intelligent temperature controller for shoes includes a master chip, a heating unit, a temperature detecting unit detecting a current temperature of the shoes, a power source and a charging circuit connected with the power source, wherein the master chip is respectively and electrically connected with the heating unit, the temperature detecting unit and the power source, wherein the master chip controls the power source to supply power to the heating unit, wherein the master chip is communicated with an electric device to control the temperature of the shoes and provides operating states feedback to the electric device.

NETWORK NODE, USER DEVICE AND METHODS THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180070225

The present invention relates to a network node and a user device. The network node (100) comprising: a processor (102) configured to: generate a check element for each user device (300 z ) in a group of user devices (300 a, . . . , 300 z ); a transmitter (104) configured to: transmit the control information message (M) to the group of user devices (300 a, . . . , 300 z ). The user device (300) comprising: a receiver (304) configured to: receive a control information message (M) addressed for a group of user devices (300 a, . . . , 300 z ); a processor (302) configured to: perform a redundancy check on the control information message (M); derive the control information (d) from the control information message (M) and discard check elements of other user devices upon a positive redundancy check; communicate in the wireless communication system (500) based on the derived control information (d). Furthermore, the present invention also relates to corresponding methods, a computer program, and a computer program product.

METHODS OF CHARACTERIZING E-SYT2 INHIBITORS, E-SYT2 INHIBITORS, AND METHODS OF USE

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180066318

The invention provides methods of identifying an E-SYT2 modulator. The methods may comprise providing a cell that expresses E-SYT2; contacting the cell with a candidate chemical entity; and characterizing recruitment of at least one of Carma1, BcllO, NEMO, and PKC9 to the immunological synapse (IS). The invention also provides E-SYT2 modulators, including inhibitors, identified using the disclosed methods. The invention provides methods of inhibiting NF-B activity in a cell comprising contacting the cell with an E-SYT2 inhibitor. The invention provides methods comprising providing a sample from a patient suspected of having or at risk of having a MALT-lymphoma or an ABC-DLBCL-lymphoma; and screening the sample to identify the presence and/or absence of a gain of function E-Syt2 mutation in the sample. The invention also provides genetically modified mammals comprising one or two loss of function alleles of E-Syt2.

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF A DISTRIBUTED CAPITAL SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180068389

A method conducting financial transactions over a computerized network, where a plurality of client computers and servers, which are connected to one another, over a network, solve for a set of transaction vectors that change a routing of capital between any transaction participants in a manner that deviates from the original intended transaction vectors between any original sending participant or any original receiving participant; and wherein movement of the capital between transaction participants is optimized for efficiency.

MICROSPECTROSCOPE

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180067053

To provide a microspectroscope that can perform a wide range mapping measurement with high sensitivity, at high speed, and with high wavelength resolution.

ADJUSTING A DEEP NEURAL NETWORK ACOUSTIC MODEL

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180068654

A computer-implemented method according to one embodiment includes estimating a speaker dependent acoustic model utilizing test speech data and maximum likelihood linear regression (MLLR), transforming labeled speech data to create transformed speech data, utilizing the speaker dependent acoustic model and a linear transformation, and adjusting a deep neural network (DNN) acoustic model, utilizing the transformed speech data.

ANGLE AND GEOMETRY OF THE FRONT CROSS MEMBER

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180065673

A passenger compartment support for an electric vehicle includes a front cross beam forming a portion of a firewall configured to separate a passenger compartment of the vehicle from a motor compartment of the vehicle. The cross beam has a left portion, a medial portion, and a right portion. The left and right are bent rearward relative to the medial portion. The left portion is coupled with a left structure of the electric vehicle and the right portion is coupled with a ride structure of the electric vehicle. A right crash beam is coupled with and generally orthogonal to a right medial portion. A left crash beam is coupled with and generally orthogonal to a left medial portion. A floor structure is coupled with a bottom of the cross beam. A rigid tunnel is coupled to a rear of the cross beam and a top of the floor structure.

Dynamic TDD Design, Methods And Apparatus Thereof

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069685

Concepts and examples pertaining to dynamic time division duplex (TDD) in wireless communication systems are described. A first node of a wireless network of a plurality of nodes exchanges coordination information, which is related to transmissions of the nodes of the wireless network using TDD, with at least a second node of the wireless network. The first node performs wireless communications with at least the second node based on the exchanged coordination information.

OPTICAL FILM

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180065348

An optical film including, in this order: a first layer containing a hydrogenated product of an aromatic vinyl compound-conjugated diene compound block copolymer; a second layer containing a norbornene-based polymer; and a third layer containing a hydrogenated product of an aromatic vinyl compound-conjugated diene compound block copolymer. Preferably, the hydrogenated product of the aromatic vinyl compound-conjugated diene compound block copolymer is a hydrogenated product of a styrene-isoprene copolymer. Preferably, a copolymerization ratio of styrene/isoprene in the hydrogenated product of the styrene-isoprene copolymer is 50/50 to 90/10.

LIQUID NUTRITIONAL FORMULA FOR TYROSINEMIA PATIENTS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180064784

Liquid metabolic formulas for dietary management of tyrosinemia, including nutritional formulas and hydration beverages (sport drinks).

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR KEYWORD SPOTTING USING REPRESENTATIVE DICTIONARY

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180067921

Methods and systems for keyword spotting, i.e., for identifying textual phrases of interest in input data. In the embodiments described herein, the input data comprises communication packets exchanged in a communication network. The disclosed keyword spotting techniques can be used, for example, in applications such as Data Leakage Prevention (DLP), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) or Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), and spam e-mail detection. A keyword spotting system holds a dictionary of textual phrases for searching input data. In a communication analytics system, for example, the dictionary defines textual phrases to be located in communication packetssuch as e-mail addresses or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs).

VOLTAGE APPLICATION DEVICE AND DISCHARGE DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180065104

A voltage application device according to the present disclosure includes a voltage application circuit and a control circuit. The control circuit causes the voltage application circuit to alternately repeat a first mode and a second mode. The first mode is a mode that raises a voltage while time elapses, and generates a discharge current by promoting corona discharge to dielectric breakdown. The second mode is a mode that lowers the voltage to cut off the discharge current by causing a load to be in an overload state against the voltage application circuit. This can suppress an amount of ozone generated, while increasing an amount of radicals produced.

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING APPLICATION SERVICE

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069919

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and device for providing an application service, including: a first access network device is connected to a first application server through a first interface, and the first application server is configured to process an application request received from the first access network device, where the application request is received by the first access network device from a user equipment. According to the embodiments of the present invention, an application server is deployed on a radio access network side, and the application server is capable of adjusting network sending scheduling according to a network environment, which can guarantee sending of service content and improve user experience.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE CONTROL

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180068163

A system for localizing an autonomous vehicle to a target area can include a position indicator adapted for association with the vehicle in a three dimensional configuration, a detection device configured to detect the position indicator, a computation device configured to compute a position of the vehicle based on the detected position indicator and the relationship of the configuration to the vehicle orientation, a transmitter configured to receive information from the computation device and produce a signal carrying the information, a receiver configured to receive the signal from the transmitter and filter the information therefrom, and a control system configured for association with and control of one or more directional control components of the vehicle, the control being based on the information received from the receiver relating to localizing the vehicle to the target area. A method of for localizing a vehicle to a target area is also disclosed.

IMAGE CAPTURING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGING CYCLICALLY MOVING OBJECTS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180070024

An image capturing system introduces or controls an aliasing/stroboscopic effect in a cyclically moving object. The system has a camera to capture a series of images to form a video of the cyclically moving object. A sensor detects the cycling frequency of the cyclically moving object and generates a frequency reading with a control module communicably coupled to the sensor. Retro-reflective indicia are provided on the cyclically moving object. A light emitter is aligned with the camera and is operable to emit pulses of light at a controllable emission frequency, such that pulses of light which reach the retro-reflective indicia are reflected backwards towards the camera, wherein the control module is configured to control the emission frequency of the light emitter based on the frequency reading, thereby to influence the temporal aliasing of the retro-reflective indicia provided on the cyclically moving object.

MECHANISM FOR PARTIAL PAGE REFRESH USING URL ADDRESSABLE HIERARCHICAL PAGE STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180067595

An apparatus, method, and system using techniques to partially refresh a display page. A navigation URL generated by an application in response to a user interaction is received, the navigation URL indicating a place within a page hierarchy at which a partial refresh of a page with which the navigation URL is associated is to be performed and the navigation URL including one or more URL portions usable to retrieve page content data to be used to partially refresh the page. The navigation URL is processed to determine the place within the page hierarchy at which the partial refresh is to be performed. The navigation URL is used to retrieve the page content data.

DUAL POWER OVER ETHERNET REDUNDANCY

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069713

In some examples, a Powered Device (PD) having dual Power over Ethernet (PoE) redundancy comprises a first PD chip to interact with a first PoE port comprised in a first Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE), a second PD chip to interact with a second PoE port comprised in a second PSE, a first control logic module to permit the first PD chip to independently interact with the first PoE port, a second control logic module to permit the second PD chip to independently interact with the second PoE port, a first Field Effect Transistor FET to turn on/off a first diode, the first FET being controlled by the first control logic module, a second FET to turn on/off a second diode, the second FET being controlled by the second control logic module. The first and the second diodes to combine the first and the second voltages from the first and the second PSE, respectively. Furthermore, the PD comprises a first bridge diode to draw a first voltage from the first PSE upon permitted interaction by the first control logic module, a second bridge diode to draw a second voltage from the second PSE upon permitted interaction by the second control logic module and a voltage converter to input the combined voltage level from the first and the second diodes and output a lower voltage level.

POROUS SILICON BASED NEGATIVE ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERY INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069238

The present invention relates to a method of preparing a porous silicon-based negative electrode active material comprising: mixing a porous silica (SiO 2 ) and an aluminum powder; oxidizing all or part of the aluminum powder as an aluminum oxide while at the same time reducing all or part of the porous silica as a porous silicon (Si) by heat-treating a mixture of the porous silica with the aluminum powder, a negative electrode active material, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same.

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR INCREASING CONTACT AREA BETWEEN SEALING MEMBER AND INSULATING LAYERS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069193

An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a first substrate including a display area and a peripheral area; a second substrate opposing the first substrate; an insulating layer disposed on the first substrate and including one or more openings; and a sealing member interconnecting the first substrate and the second substrate to each other and interposed between the first and second substrates. The one or more openings are disposed between a first conductive layer disposed on the display area and a second conductive layer disposed on the peripheral area. The one or more openings are at least partially or entirely filled with the sealing member.

VARIABLE LAYER THICKNESS IN CURVED BATTERY CELL

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069259

Examples are disclosed herein that relate to curved batteries. One example provides a battery comprising an anode arranged on an anode substrate, a cathode arranged on a cathode substrate, the anode substrate being curved at a first curvature and the cathode substrate being curved at a second curvature, and a separator between the anode and the cathode. A thickness of the anode substrate and a thickness of the cathode substrate are determined based on the curvature of the respective substrate, such that the one of the anode substrate and the cathode substrate with a larger curvature has a larger thickness.

Systems and Methods for Mobile Status Determination and Delivery

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180064340

Embodiments are related to systems and methods for data determining information about a subject, and more particularly to systems and methods for utilizing and distributing information related to measurements of a human subject.

PROCESS AND SYSTEMS FOR OBTAINING 1,4-BUTANEDIOL FROM FERMENTATION BROTHS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180065907

A process of purifying 1,4-butanediol (1,4-BDO) from a fermentation broth including separating solid materials, salts and water, and subjecting the resulting material to a two, three or four column distillation system, that can include a wiped film evaporator to produce a purified 1,4-butanediol.

Bidens plant named 'SUNBIDEVB 1'

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180070520

A new and distinct cultivar of Bidens plant named Sunbidevb 1, characterized by its upright to outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; moderate vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; freely flowering habit; year-round flowering habit; inflorescences with bright yellow-colored ray florets which become lighter yellow towards the apex under high temperatures conditions; and good garden performance.

SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY DEVICE AND PROGRAMMING METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180068733

A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array, a peripheral circuit and a control logic. The memory cell array includes a plurality of memory cells each of which stores 2 or more bits of data. The peripheral circuit is configured to perform a program operation for the memory cells in the memory cell array. The control logic is configured to control the peripheral circuit and the memory cell array such that, during a program operation for target memory cells to be programmed among the memory cells, a preprogram for memory cells to be programmed to the highest program state is performed based on a predetermined value, and after the preprogram has been performed, a main program for the target memory cells to be programmed is performed.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT USING ELECTRIC SUBMERSIBLE PUMPS AS A VIRTUAL SENSOR

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180066503

A virtual sensor system includes one or more electric submersible pumping systems deployed in a reservoir and a computer system that receives data from the one or more electric submersible pumping systems. Field data is provided to computerized statistical models for predicting whether individual electric submersible pumping systems and the reservoir have undergone changes in condition. The statistical models are established with reference data obtained by running electric submersible pumping systems of known working condition in test wells under a variety of controlled conditions.

METHOD OF MAPPING GLYCANS OF GLYCOPROTEINS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180067124

The present invention uses anthranilic acid (2-AA) to label N-glycans prior to separation using a reversed-phase liquid chromatography (RP-LC) column under acidic conditions using formic acid. Negatively charged 2-AA offers stronger retention on the reversed phase column than 2-aminobenzamide (2-AB) in RP-LC and allows efficient ionization and detection of 2-AA labeled N-glycans. The acidic conditions used for the RP-LC leads to an efficient separation of acidic 2-AA N-glycans carrying terminal sialylation without the need for an ion-pairing reagent. The present invention may be used with RP-nano-LC-MS and a 96-well plate sample preparation, which allows attomolar sensitivity and high throughput.

AUTOMATED QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTING OF BROWSER-BASED APPLICATIONS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180067845

Methods and apparatuses are described for intelligent automation of computer software test scripts and code requirements. A server generates a baseline test script for a plurality of browser-based applications with a sequence of action steps having one or more empty user interface component values. The server performs a first execution of the baseline test script against each of the browser-based applications to extract one or more expected values associated with user interface components that correspond to the empty user interface component values, and stores the expected values. The server performs a second execution of the baseline test script against the browser-based applications to extract one or more actual values associated with user interface components that correspond to the empty user interface component values. The server compares the actual values against the expected values, and if the values do not match, the server generates a message indicating a test failure.

HEMT TRANSISTOR

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180069090

Heterojunction structure, also referred to as a heterostructure, of semiconductor material, in particular for a high electron mobility transistor (HEMT), includes a substrate, a stack of at least three buffer layers of a same semiconductor material with a wide bandgap EG1 based on a column-III nitride, namely an unintentionally doped first buffer layer, a second buffer layer, an unintentionally doped third buffer layer, an unintentionally doped intermediate layer, and a barrier layer arranged on the intermediate layer, said barrier layer being of a semiconductor material with a wide bandgap EG2 based on a column-III nitride; the second buffer layer has constant P+ doping throughout some or all of its thickness; and the third buffer layer includes a first region which is unintentionally doped throughout its entire thickness and at least one second region adjacent to said first region with N+ doping surrounding the first region.

LIQUID DETECTION DEVICE WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATOR

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180066804

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting and providing an alert regarding the presence of liquid contamination in a pneumatic supply line and/or in a pneumatic instrument are described. A liquid detection device configured to be coupled to the pneumatic supply includes an electronic liquid sensor configured to detect the presence of liquid in the pneumatic supply and a wireless communicator configured to transmit data from the electronic liquid sensor to a wireless communication node. The liquid detection device may be installed at different locations along a pneumatic supply in a plant. The plant network can forward the transmitted message from the communication node onto a plant computer, where and alert or other message may be provided to an operator or other computer system when water or other liquid is detected.

ADAPTIVE THERMAL ACTUATOR ARRAY FOR WAFER-LEVEL APPLICATIONS

Pub Date: 2018-03-08

Pub Number: US20180067160

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe wafer-level die testing devices having a base with a planar X-Y surface, a plurality of thermal actuators situated on the surface, wherein one or more of the plurality of thermal actuators is movable in relation to the base in at least one of the X or the Y directions, and one or more adjustable links, wherein each adjustable link is to adjust a relative position between an individual thermal actuator of the plurality of thermal actuators and one or more other thermal actuators of the plurality of thermal actuators in one or more of the X or the Y directions. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.