Total 7326 patents for "2018-03-15"

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLING A VEHICLE DECELERATION IN AN ABS BRAKING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180072290

A method for controlling a vehicle deceleration in a vehicle comprising an ABS braking system includes detecting a setpoint vehicle deceleration predetermined by a driver; establishing a maximum deceleration and a minimum deceleration, in each case as a function of the detected setpoint vehicle deceleration; detecting an actual vehicle deceleration; and controlling a brake pressure at wheel brakes of a vehicle axle to be controlled as a function of the detected actual vehicle deceleration by controlling ABS brake valves. Controlling the brake pressure at the wheel brakes of the vehicle axle as a function of the detected actual vehicle deceleration comprises: increasing the brake pressure at the wheel brakes when the actual vehicle deceleration is less than the minimum deceleration, and limiting the brake pressure at the wheel brakes when the actual vehicle deceleration is greater than the maximum deceleration.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING DIRECTION OF VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180073892

An apparatus for estimating a direction of a vehicle includes: a vehicle position calculator calculating a current position of the vehicle and a current time using a received satellite signal; a satellite candidate predictor predicting satellite candidates that are observable at the calculated current position of the vehicle using ALMANAC data in which information about positions and azimuths of satellites is included and using the calculated current position of the vehicle and current time; a road candidate searcher searching road candidates positioned around the vehicle based on the calculated current position of the vehicle; and a direction estimator estimating the direction of the vehicle using information about the predicted satellite candidates and the searched road candidates.

COMPACT SUPPORT CLAMP WITH SPRING ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180073528

A clamp for mounting a structure on a support. The clamp includes a fixed jaw, a base, and a moveable thruster plate between the fixed jaw and the base. The clamp includes a thruster cylinder configured to be rotateably received through the clamp body and having threads that engage a screw so that when the thruster cylinder rotates, the screw is advanced or retracted to move the thruster plate into and out of engagement with the support. A knob is used to rotate the thruster cylinder. The base includes an annular opening for storing a spring and receiving the screw and the thruster cylinder. The clamp is configured so that when the thruster plate engages the support, further axial movement of the screw is prevented and further rotation of the knob and thruster cylinder compresses the spring thereby causing the thruster plate to apply additional force to the support.

DETERMINING THE QUALITY OF A CAPACITY PROJECTION FROM A COMPUTING SYSTEM CAPACITY MANAGEMENT PRODUCT

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180077028

Some embodiments disclosed herein are directed to a capacity management node having a processor and a memory coupled to the processor and comprising computer readable program code that when executed by the processor causes the processor to perform operations including determining, using historical metric data that is used to determine a performance metric projection corresponding to a network computing resource, a performance projection quality factor that indicates a reliability of the performance metric projection based on a plurality of data driven values and a plurality of user specified values that correspond to the plurality of data driven values.

AERIAL VEHICLE OPTICAL SENSOR CONFIGURATION

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180077350

Described is an aerial vehicle, such as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), that includes a plurality of sensors, such as stereo cameras, mounted along a perimeter frame of the aerial vehicle and arranged to generate a scene that surrounds the aerial vehicle. The sensors may be mounted in or on winglets of the perimeter frame. Each of the plurality of sensors has a field of view and the plurality of optical sensors are arranged and/or oriented such that their fields of view overlap with one another throughout a continuous space that surrounds the perimeter frame. The fields of view may also include a portion of the perimeter frame or space that is adjacent to the perimeter frame.

Computer-Implemented System And Method For Identifying Similar Documents

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180075090

A computer-implemented system and method for identifying similar documents is provided. A set of documents is obtained. Each document in the set is divided into segments and the segments are hashed. The hashed segments of at least two of the documents are compared. Hashed segments shared between the at least two documents are identified. A number of the hashed segments shared between the at least two documents is summed and a total number of hashed segments within the at least two documents is summed. A ratio of similarity between the at least two documents is determined based on the number of shared hashed segments and the total number of hashed segments.

GRINDING ROLLER AND MILL

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180071745

A grinding roller is configured so that the fatigue strength of a roller housing can be ensured, and product life can thus be ensured. The grinding roller includes: a roller housing; a roller main body; a pressing plate; a tab hole; and a tab. A line at which fastening stress caused by the pressing plate is concentrated on a base portion of a fixing stopper part of the roller housing and a line at which stress caused by a grinding load received by the roller main body is concentrated on a base portion of the tab hole of the roller housing are disposed in an offset manner so as not to intersect each other.

IMAGE RECORDING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180072520

An image recording device having a recording unit to record an image on a sheet is provided. The image recording unit includes a feed guide defining a first conveying path; an arm disposed between the recording unit and the tray, the arm having a feed roller rotatably disposed at a free end and configured to feed the sheet in the tray to the first conveying path. The arm pivots between a first arm position, and a second arm position. The return guide pivots between a first return guide position, and a second return guide position. A space occupied by the return guide in the first return guide position overlaps a space occupied by the arm in the second arm position. The return guide is in the second return guide position when the arm is in the second arm position which is retracted from an insertion space occupied by the tray.

Particulate Matter Sensor

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180073971

A particulate matter sensor assembly including a resistance sensor and a resonance sensor. Each one of the resistance sensor and the resonance sensor is configured to measure particulate matter present in engine exhaust.

HEAT GENERATION APPARATUS FOR AN AEROSOL-GENERATION SYSTEM OF A SMOKING ARTICLE, AND ASSOCIATED SMOKING ARTICLE

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180070628

A smoking article is provided, having opposed lighting and mouth ends, and including a mouth end portion at the mouth end. A tobacco portion is between the lighting end and the mouth end portion. An aerosol-generation system is between the lighting end and the tobacco portion. The aerosol-generation system includes a heat generation portion, comprising an elongate fluted member actuated by ignition of the lighting end. The fluted member defines grooves extending longitudinally between opposed first and second ends, with the first end being at the lighting end and the grooves being equidistantly spaced apart about the fluted member. Each groove has a maximum depth. The depth maxima of the grooves define a circle having a radius. The maximum depth of each groove is no more than the radius of the circle. A heat generation apparatus for an aerosol-generation system of a smoking article is also provided.

CARTRIDGE FOR USE WITH A VAPORIZER DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180070644

Cartomizers (cartridges) that have a mouthpiece, a heater/vaporizer (e.g., heating element, wick), and a transparent/translucent tank (fluid reservoir) to hold the vaporizable material (typically a nicotine solution), in which the cartridge is flattened and has a window into the tank through the mouthpiece so that the liquid level is visible; the window can be an opening through the mouthpiece or it can be a notch up into the mouthpiece. A cannula (e.g., tube) runs through the tank, and connects the heater/vaporizer to an opening in the mouthpiece.

BEHAVIORAL-BASED CONTROL OF ACCESS TO ENCRYPTED CONTENT BY A PROCESS

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180075249

Securing an endpoint against exposure to unsafe content includes encrypting files to prevent unauthorized access, and monitoring an exposure state of a process to potentially unsafe content by applying behavioral rules to determine whether the exposure state is either exposed or secure, where (1) the process is initially identified as secure, (2) the process is identified as exposed when the process opens a network connection to a URL that is not internal to an enterprise network of the endpoint and that has a poor reputation, (3) the process is identified as exposed when it opens a file identified as exposed, and (4) the process is identified as exposed when another exposed process opens a handle to the process. Access to the files may be restricted when the process is exposed by controlling access through a file system filter that conditionally decrypts files for the process according to its exposure state.

SEPARABLE CLASP CONNECTORS AND DIE SETS AND METHODS FOR LOCKING AND UNLOCKING SUCH CONNECTORS

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180076554

A separable clasp connector is provided that has first and second parts that are pivotable with respect to one another by a die set. The clasp connector includes one or more die alignment features to ensure proper alignment with the die set so as to apply an unlocking force in a predetermined direction. Die sets and methods also provided to move a separable clasp connector back-and-forth among a locked position and an unlocked position.

FRICTION CONVEYING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180072507

Disclosed is a friction conveying system, comprising a friction driving unit, a clamping unit and a friction driving component, wherein the friction driving unit comprises a rotation driving component, a first connecting rod, a second connecting rod, at least one first rollers arranged on the first connecting rod, and at least one second rollers arranged on the second connecting rod, the clamping unit comprises a clamping driving component by which the first connecting rod and the second connecting rod are moved towards each other to cause the first rollers and the second rollers to clamp the friction driving component, the first rollers and/or the second rollers are drivable by the rotation driving component to rotate, causing the friction driving component clamped between the first rollers and the second rollers to move by means of frictional force. According to the invention, the rollers are used to drive the friction driving component to move at a high speed by means of frictional force, providing high-speed conveyance at lower cost. The present invention has the advantages of lower cost, reliable performance, and convenient mounting, satisfying the conveying requirements of industrial automatic production line

CONTROLLER, CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180077048

A communication system comprises: a first controller controlling a first physical network; and a second controller controlling a second physical network. The first controller comprises: a first unit configured to identify a plurality of communication node included in the first and second physical networks in response to a service(s) requested by a user(s); a second unit configured to identify information regarding positions of the identified plurality of nodes in the first and second physical networks; and a third unit configured to set based on the information regarding the positions a data path(s) that implements the service(s) on the first physical network.

Systems and Methods For Allocating Data Compression Activities In A Storage System

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180074723

A method, a computing device, and a non-transitory machine-readable medium for allocating data compression activities in a storage system are provided. A method includes tracking, by a storage controller, computing resources corresponding to a storage server. The storage controller processes one or more host read requests to access data requested by one or more hosts, the processing of the one or more host read requests including decompressing the data requested by the one or more hosts from the storage server and providing the decompressed data to the one or more hosts. The storage controller determines an amount of available computing resources after processing the one or more host read requests. Based on the amount of available computing resources, the storage controller performs inline compression of a first portion of host write requests and background compression of a second portion of the host write requests.

DETERMINING MEMORY ACCESS CATEGORIES TO USE TO ASSIGN TASKS TO PROCESSOR CORES TO EXECUTE

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180074851

Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for determining memory access categories to use to assign tasks to processor cores to execute. A computer system has a plurality of cores, each core is comprised of a plurality of processing units and at least one cache memory shared by the processing units on the core to cache data from a memory. At task is processed to determine one of the cores on which to dispatch the task. A memory access category of a plurality of memory access categories is determined to which the processed task is assigned. The processed task is dispatched to the core assigned the determined memory access category.

SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180076053

A semiconductor module in which no crack of a metal film exists in a terminal is provided. A semiconductor module is provided, including: a semiconductor element; a terminal with a metal film formed on a surface and including a bent portion; a resin case to which the terminal is fixed and in which a through hole is formed opposite to the terminal, the resin case housing a semiconductor element; a fastening portion provided inside the through hole; and a supporting portion provided inside the through hole and supporting the fastening portion.

CONDITIONAL SEPARATION ALERT SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180075721

A system for detecting and reporting the separation of two entities including where the entities are people or items. In some implementations, the system performs separation checking triggered by movement conditions, or by checking of the state of an entity upon separation, and additionally adapts checking methods according to a condition.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180077383

An information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a receiver unit that acquires information relevant to a sight line of a user of a communication partner from a communication partner terminal that performs remote communication; a face detection unit that detects information relevant to a position and a size of a face of the user of the communication partner, on the basis of a video signal that includes the face of the user of the communication partner and is received from the communication partner terminal; and a superimposition unit that displays and superimposes a sight line position of the user of the communication partner on the video signal that includes the face of the user of the communication partner, on the basis of the information relevant to the sight line of the user of the communication partner and the information relevant to the position and the size of the face of the user of the communication partner.

Circuits and Methods for Using a High Impedance, Thin, Coin-Cell Type Battery in an Implantable Electroacupuncture Device

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180071537

An implantable electroacupuncture device for treating a medical condition of a patient through application of electroacupuncture stimulation pulses to a target tissue location within the patient includes 1) a housing configured to be implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient, 2) pulse generation circuitry located within the housing and electrically coupled to at least two electrodes, the pulse generation circuitry being adapted to deliver stimulation sessions by way of the at least two electrodes to the target tissue location in accordance with a stimulation regimen, and 3) a primary battery contained within the housing and electrically coupled to the pulse generation circuitry, the primary battery having an internal impedance greater than 5 ohms and a capacity of less than 60 mAh, wherein the primary battery is the only battery that provides power to the pulse generation circuitry.

COMPOUND FOR ORGANIC ELECTRIC ELEMENT, ORGANIC ELECTRIC ELEMENT COMPRISING THE SAME AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180072695

Provided are a compound represented by Formula 1, and an organic electric element comprising a first electrode, a second electrode, and an organic material layer formed between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the organic material layer comprised the compound represented by Formula 1, and the driving voltage of an organic electronic device can be lowered, and the luminous efficiency, color purity and life time of an organic electronic device can be improved by comprising the compound represented by Formula 1 in the organic material layer.

REACTOR AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180075964

An annular core includes an upper core and a lower core. A coil is attached to the leg of the annular core in a way that the winding axis is aligned in the vertical direction. The surface of the upper core is covered by an upper cover formed of resin. The surface of the lower core is covered by the lower cover formed of resin. A casing formed of metal includes a bottom plate having an opening, and a side wall integrated with the bottom plate, and the lower core, the coil, and the upper core are housed in the casing. A part of the lower cover is exposed via the opening of the casing. A filler resin is filled in a gap between the circumference of the annular core and the coil, and the side wall of the casing or the lower cover.

FUEL CONSUMPTION PREDICTIONS USING ASSOCIATIVE MEMORIES

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180073884

A method, system, and computer program product for predicting fuel consumption for a vehicle operation is provided. An associative memory device is accessed, using one or more attributes of an operation plan for the planned vehicle operation, to determine at least one historical vehicle operation from a plurality of historical vehicle operations that is similar to the planned vehicle operation. The associative memory device contains data for a plurality of attributes and collected from the plurality of historical vehicle operations. The at least one historical vehicle operation is determined by applying a respective weight defined within the associative memory device to data values for each of the plurality of attributes. Fuel consumption data for the planned vehicle operation is predicted, based on historical fuel consumption data corresponding to the at least one historical vehicle operation. The predicted fuel consumption data is output.

TRIPLE-RING LENS FILTER HOLDER

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180074281

A triple-ring lens filter holder includes a front retaining ring, a middle retaining ring and a rear retaining ring. The front retaining ring has a front flange engaging an inner flange of the middle retaining ring. The rear retaining ring has a rear flange engaging an outer flange of the middle retaining ring. The inner flange of the middle retaining ring has an inner bevel surface formed on the inner flange to engage a first outer bevel surface formed on the front flange of the front retaining ring for the middle retaining ring to move relative to the front retaining ring. The rear flange of the rear retaining ring has a front bevel surface formed on the rear flange to engage a second outer bevel surface formed on the outer flange of the middle retaining ring for the rear flange to move relative to the middle retaining ring.

SELECTION OF COMMUNICATION PARTNERS USING LOCATION AND VELOCITY INFORMATION

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180077556

The present invention provides a method for selecting a transmission mode for a transmission to at least one further user equipment, by selecting a communication profile for communication with the at least one further user equipment out of a set of provided communication profiles as a function of at least one determined location property, wherein each communication profile defines a set of transmission parameters.

SNOW MOLD

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180071649

A snow mold includes a front snow mold portion and a back snow mold portion. The back mold portion is operable to be coupled to the front mold portion by inserting protrusions disposed on a flange of the back mold portion into receptacles disposed on a flange of the front mold portion. The front and back mold portions may be coupled by rotation of a rotatable fastener.

EMBEDDING USER INTERFACE SNIPPETS FROM A PRODUCING APPLICATION INTO A CONSUMING APPLICATION

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180074800

A user interface of a producing application is accessed. The producing application includes embeddable snippets that each include encapsulated code that provides the functionality of one or more user interface component. Each of the components is for displaying at least a portion of the user interface with user data of the producing application obtained from a server computer and wherein the snippets communicate with Representational State Transfer (REST) application programming interfaces (APIs) of the producing application. At least a portion of a javascript library that includes the embeddable snippet is received. An embedded snippet is created in a user interface of a consuming application by embedding a particular snippet selected from the embeddable snippets into the user interface of the consuming application. The embedded snippet provides a user with the same appearance and interactions as the embeddable snippet without the user logging into the producing application.

Integrated Wall-Mounted Digital Signage Assembly

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180075786

Systems, devices, and methods for a digital signage display assembly. The display assembly includes: a bracket configured to be attached to a wall; a display module configured to be releasably attached to the bracket; a bezel configured to secure the display to the bracket; and a connector module comprising a display-side component affixed to the display, a bracket-side component affixed to the bracket, and a bezel-side connector affixed to the bezel; wherein the bracket-side component is configured for releasable electrical and mechanical engagement with the display-side component.

METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF HER2 AMPLIFIED CANCER

Pub Date: 2018-03-15

Pub Number: US20180071294

Described herein are methods and compositions for treating HER2-amplified cancer. The methods include administering to an individual in need thereof ibrutinib.