Total 7452 patents for "2018-06-28"

INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180180440

An information processing system includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquires position information indicating a position of a vehicle, sensor performance information indicating the performance of a sensor mounted on the vehicle, and weather information corresponding to the position of the vehicle; and a database creation unit configured to creates correlation data indicating a correlation between the weather information and the sensor performance information on the basis of the information acquired by the acquisition unit.

MINIMALLY-INVASIVE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180177593

A tool is configured for transluminal delivery of an implant. The tool has a proximal part and a distal part, and comprises a shaft that extends longitudinally from the proximal part of the tool to an open distal end. The tool further comprises a control element disposed within the shaft, and a sheath that houses the implant, dimensioned for transluminal delivery. The implant is reversibly coupled to the tool and disposed around the distal portion of the shaft, movement of the control element within the shaft being controllable by the proximal part of the tool. The control element is coupled to the sheath such that movement of the control element proximally within the shaft draws the sheath (i) distally off of the implant, and (ii) into the open distal end of the shaft.

DOWNHOLE POWER GENERATION

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180179860

Providing power to a downhole-type tool includes rotating a rotor of a downhole power unit about a longitudinal axis, generating, with a generator stator assembly of a generator positioned adjacent the downhole power unit, an amount of power in response to rotating the rotor, and supplying, with the generator, the amount of power to at least one downhole-type tool proximate to the downhole power unit. The at least one downhole-type tool is operable using the supplied amount of power.

PROCESS FOR FABRICATING A FIELD EFFECT TRANSISTOR HAVING A COATING GATE

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182893

A process for fabricating a gate-wrap-around field-effect transistor is provided, including: providing a superposition of first to third nanowires, each made of a semiconductor, the second nanowire being subjected to a strain along its longitudinal axis, a median portion of the first to third nanowires being covered by a sacrificial gate; forming voids by removing a portion of the first and third nanowires that is intermediate between their ends and their median portion, while preserving the superposition of the first to third nanowires level with the ends and under the sacrificial gate; forming an electrical insulator in the voids around the second nanowire; removing the sacrificial gate and the median portion of the first and third nanowires; and forming a gate electrode wrapped around the median portion of the second nanowire.

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182825

An organic light-emitting device includes a substrate, a first electrode layer, a light-emitting layer, and a second electrode arranged in layers. The light-emitting layer includes primary pixels, each of which includes three or more subpixels. One of the subpixels is a white subpixel. The other subpixels includes a basic subpixel which has a light-emitting material necessary to synthesize the white light. The basic subpixels includes an original color zone and a synthesized color zone. The light-emitting material for the synthesized white light corresponding to the synthesized color zone of the basic subpixels and another kind of light-emitting material for the synthesized white light are layered or mixed to form the subpixel with the white light. The brightness and color of the image is enhanced, power consumes less, and the life span of the organic light-emitting device is extended.

FLOW RATE MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL OF INFUSION DEVICES

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180177945

An infusion apparatus includes a housing and a chamber configured to be connected to the housing. The apparatus further includes a weight sensor coupled to a load connector connected to the housing and an optical sensor disposed in the housing. The weight sensor is configured to generate a first signal based on a measured weight of the fluid container attached to the housing in a weight-bearing configuration. The optical sensor is configured to generate a second signal based on detecting drops of the fluid traversing the chamber. The apparatus also includes a flow control mechanism to control a flow rate of the fluid into an outlet channel. The apparatus includes one or more processing devices configured to perform operations including transmitting a control signal to the flow control mechanism to adjust the flow rate.

WATER AND OIL TYPE FRYER

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180177338

The present invention relates to a water and oil type fryer minimizing the transfer of heat from a layer of oil for frying to a water layer, the water and oil type fryer comprising: an oil cask for frying having a connection pipe having a predetermined cross-sectional area ratio; a gas burner supplying heat to a heating flow path, or an electric heater directly supplying heat to oil for frying; a container for cleaning having a drain pipe, and simultaneously accommodating oil which is connected with oil in the oil cask through the connection pipe, and water which forms a boundary with the oil; and a sediment layer discharge pipe positioned below a boundary surface of oil and water.

Light Emitting Unit

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182934

A light emitting unit includes a light emitting semiconductor chip and a wavelength converter for the light of the semiconductor chip. The wavelength converter has a substrate with a first surface. The first surface includes a rough surface with recesses. The wavelength converter has a conversion layer that is arranged on the first surface of the substrate. The conversion layer has luminescent materials. A connecting layer is arranged between the wavelength converter and a light emitting surface of the light emitting semiconductor chip.

RESPIRATORY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180177961

A respiratory device for supplying breathing air to a patient, including an oxygen inlet to be connected to an oxygen supply, and a compressed air inlet to be connected to a compressed air supply. The respiratory device also includes a turbine for sucking in ambient air. Switching between the individual operating modes can be done automatically or manually.

CONTACT TRAY HAVING PICKETED LIQUID FLOW BARRIERS AND METHOD INVOLVING SAME

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180178172

A contact tray for use in a mass transfer or heat exchange column and having a tray deck with an inlet area and a remotely positioned outlet for respectively receiving liquid on the tray deck and then removing the liquid after it has flowed across the tray deck and interacted with another fluid on and above the tray deck. A plurality of barriers are positioned between the inlet area and the outlet. The barriers each have spaced-apart pickets and openings in the spacing between adjacent ones of the pickets. The pickets impede the flow of the liquid and increase the upstream liquid loading on the tray deck as the liquid flows from the inlet area, through the openings, and then into the outlet. At low liquid flow rates, this increase in the liquid loading may significantly increase the vapor handling capacity of the tray.

WIRING BODY, WIRING BOARD, AND TOUCH SENSOR

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180181234

A wiring body includes: a first resin layer; an electrode layer on the first resin layer and formed by first conductor lines; a first lead wire layer on the first resin layer and formed by second conductor lines; and a boundary line interposed between the electrode layer and the first lead wire layer. The wiring body satisfies W 1 W 2 and L 1 W 3 where W 1 represents a width of the first conductor lines in a direction orthogonal to an extending direction of the first conductor lines, W 2 represents a width of the second conductor lines in a direction orthogonal to an extending direction of the second conductor lines, L 1 represents a length of the boundary line in its extending direction, and W 3 represents a width of the one end part of the first lead wire layer in a direction orthogonal to an extending direction of the first lead wire layer.

SIMPLIFIED GNSS RECEIVER WITH IMPROVED PRECISION IN A PERTURBATED ENVIRONMENT

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180180741

The invention discloses an antenna assembly that may be connected to a standard GNSS receiver. The antenna assembly comprises antenna elements that are configured to shape a radiating pattern which is directional in a direction of movement of the GNSS receiver and which has a FOV above the receiver that may be limited. The signals received in LOS will then have a much better C/N0 than the Non-LOS signals. In some embodiments, the FOV may be twisted leftwards or rightwards depending on a configuration of a vehicle carrying the receiver. In some embodiments, the antenna assembly is capable of operating in a plurality of modes that will differ notably by the FOV of the radiating pattern above the receiver. Switching between modes may be triggered manually or automatically and may be based on a determination of the prevalence and/or type of multipath reflections in the area where the rover moves. This determination may be based on sensor processing or a determination of a coarse position that will give to an index of multipath reflections from a database and/or a map.

Safe-To-Operate Hydraulic Drive

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180180072

A safe hydraulic drive system and process, comprising at least one first cylinder chamber and a second, separate cylinder chamber which are connected to one another via a connecting line to form a fluid-filled hydraulic circuit, and a hydraulic drive for conveying the fluid from one cylinder chamber, via the connecting line, into the other cylinder chamber in which the connecting line is arranged. The connecting line has at least one parallel system, between the hydraulic drive and one of the two cylinder chambers, including at least one first sub-connection with at least one first stop valve and a second sub-connection with a baffle arranged therein. The connecting line, excluding the second sub-connection, has a first flow resistance and the second sub-connection has a second flow resistance due to the baffle arranged therein, which is greater than the first flow resistance for the fluid, wherein the drive system is provided with at least one open first stop valve in normal mode and with a closed first stop valve in safe mode for conveying the fluid, and a suitably high second flow resistance has been selected so that a maximum permissible speed for a piston rod is not exceeded in safe mode, even when an external force acts on the drive system in the direction of movement of the piston rod.

HYBRID VEHICLE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING HYBRID VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180178806

In a hybrid vehicle, in order to start up an engine, an ECU executes one of first engine start-up control for starting up the engine using a starter motor and second engine start-up control for starting up the engine by coupling the engine to drive wheels using a clutch while the hybrid vehicle is traveling. The ECU notifies the user of information for prompting the user to stop the hybrid vehicle in a predetermined notification mode using a notification apparatus, when the ECU determines that the following conditions i) and ii) are both satisfied while the hybrid vehicle is performing electric traveling,

Systems and Methods for Intelligent Prospect Identification Using Online Resources and Neural Network Processing to Classify Organizations based on Published Materials

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180181625

In an illustrative embodiment, methods and systems for identifying prospective new clients based upon review of current clients include accessing a book of business of a user of a transactional platform to identify current clients, identifying, key terms relevant to each of the clients, automatically performing Internet searches, each search using different groupings of the key terms, automatically deriving from web sites of the search results information regarding a number of prospects, and presenting prospect information to the user. The key terms may be identified through performing web searches and web scraping of online information related to the current clients. The clients may be categorized based upon organizational attributes prior to searching. An initial set or sets of key terms may be filtered through performing a number of data analyses on the key terms.

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182933

A method for manufacturing a light emitting device includes providing a package having a recess in which a light emitting element is disposed. A translucent sealing material is provided in the recess to encapsulate the light emitting element. A film is provided on the translucent sealing material. The film includes a translucent base material and particles disposed in the translucent base material. The film has a contact surface to contact the translucent sealing material and an outer surface opposite to the contact surface. Abrasive is blasted onto the outer surface of the film to roughen the outer surface so as to expose at least one of the particles.

FAN-OUT SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182691

A fan-out semiconductor package includes: a first connection member having a through-hole and having a passive component disposed in the first connection member; a semiconductor chip disposed in the through-hole of the first connection member and having an active surface having connection pads disposed therein and an inactive surface opposing the active surface; an encapsulant encapsulating at least portions of the first connection member and the inactive surface of the semiconductor chip; and a second connection member disposed on the first connection member and the active surface of the semiconductor chip. The first connection member and the second connection member include, respectively, redistribution layers electrically connected to the connection pads of the semiconductor chip, and the passive component is electrically connected to the connection pads of the semiconductor chip through the redistribution layer of the second connection member.

PACKAGED ORTHODONTIC ASSEMBLY WITH ANGLED SUPPORT STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180177577

Packaged orthodontic assemblies include a chamber, an orthodontic appliance, and a support structure engaged with the appliance to secure the appliance in the chamber. The support structure can include a post complemental to a partially enclosed passage, typically an arch wire slot, in the appliance body. The support may orient the wall sections of the enclosed passage at an acute angle relative to a chamber side wall.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REALTIME MACRO TRAFFIC INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182239

A centralized, customizable, interconnected traffic management system receives at least one data stream. The system processes the at least one data stream wherein the processing includes associating the data spatially with a transportation infrastructure segment; and the system evaluates the processed data, providing an output decision based on the evaluation. The system changes at least one symbiotic traffic infrastructure element with respect to the output decision.

Friction-Reducing Compositions for Use in Drilling Operations

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180179432

Friction-reducing compositions useful for reducing Operating Torque in a drilling operation are described. Methods of conducting drilling operations using such friction-reducing compositions and lubricant compositions formed from blends of the friction-reducing composition with an oil-based mud composition are also described.

DATA STORAGE DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MONITORING STORAGE CAPABILITY OF SECONTARY POWER OF DATA STORAGE DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180181184

An apparatus and method for monitoring the power storage capability of a secondary power source of a data storage device is provided. A capacitor is used as a secondary power source. A charging path and a discharging path are selectively generated for the capacitor. After being charged through the charging path, the capacitor is then discharged through the discharging path while the charging path is disconnected from the capacitor. Then, the capacitor is checked to determine whether its voltage level has dropped below a threshold level and thereby an evaluation result obtained from evaluating the capacitor is generated.

METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF HIGHLY POLARIZED NUCLEAR SPINS CONTAINING SAMPLES AND USES THEREOF FOR NMR AND MRI

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180180696

A method for the preparation of a highly polarized nuclear spins containing sample of an organic or inorganic material, containing H or OH groups or adsorbed water molecules. Such highly polarized nuclear spins containing samples can be subjected to nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) measurement and/or can be thawed and immediately administered to an individual undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. The method is based on generating unstable radicals on the surface of the sample in the presence of ionized environment followed by cooling the sample to cryogenic temperatures. A device for carrying out a particular step of said method is also discloses.

DRIVER STRUCTURE FOR RGBW FOUR-COLOR PANEL

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182317

The invention discloses a driver structure for RGBW four-color panel, the RBGW four-color panel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels arrange in an array, for twelve adjacent sub-pixels connected to a same scan line n, the twelve sub-pixels comprising a red sub-pixel, a green sub-pixel, a blue sub-pixel and a white sub-pixel arranged in a specific order with three repetitions, two adjacent data lines n and n+1, being connected respectively to drive the sub-pixels of the odd-rows and even-rows in the twelve sub-pixels, and the data line n and data line n+1 having opposite signal polarity. In summary, the driver structure for RGBW four-color panel of the present invention can reduce the panel power-consumption and the cost of driver IC, which enables improving flickering.

LIGHTING MODULE FOR A VEHICLE HEADLAMP

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180180239

A lighting module (1) for a vehicle headlamp (2), wherein the lighting module (1) comprises at least one lighting element (3), which is excitable to emit visible light when illuminated by laser light, and at least one light-transmissive carrier element (4), wherein the carrier element (4) has at least one light-entry face (4 a ) and at least one light-exit face (4 b ) lying opposite the light-entry face (4 a ), wherein the at least one lighting element (3) is arranged at the at least one light-entry face (4 a ) of the carrier element (4) in order to radiate light into the light-entry face (4 a ), wherein a) the at least one light-exit face (4 b ) of the carrier element (4) is delimited by a light-opaque mask (5) surrounding the light-exit face (4 b ) or b) the at least one light-exit face (4 b ) reaches up to the side faces (6 a to 6 d ) of the carrier element (4), wherein at least one side face (6 b ) has two side portions (6 b, 6 b ) adjoining one another, said side portions being inclined relative to one another for forming a light/dark boundary.

TAMPER-PROOF STORAGE USING SIGNATURES BASED ON THRESHOLD VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTIONS

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180181500

An apparatus includes an interface and storage circuitry. The interface is configured to communicate with a memory including multiple memory cells that store data as respective analog values. The memory is addressable using physical addresses. The storage circuitry is configured to perform a first read operation from a physical address, and determine a first sequence of analog values retrieved by the first read operation, to further perform a second read operation from the physical address, and determine a second sequence of analog values retrieved by the second read operation, to evaluate a variation between the first sequence and the second sequence, and to determine that an unauthorized re-programming to the physical address has occurred between the first read operation and the second read operation, in response to the evaluated variation exceeding a predefined variation level.

CAPACITOR, IMAGE SENSOR CIRCUIT AND FABRICATION METHODS THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180182791

A capacitor, an image sensor circuit and fabricating methods are provided. The method includes providing a base substrate including a trench region and a body region adjacent to the trench region. The method also includes forming a first trench structure and a second trench structure on the first trench structure, in the base substrate in the trench region. In addition, the method includes forming a dielectric layer on a sidewall surface and a bottom surface of the first trench structure and an electrode layer on the dielectric layer in the first trench structure. Further, the method includes forming an isolation layer filling the second trench structure.

INTEGRATED DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DRIVE SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180183236

An integrated drive circuit that includes: a first drive unit that includes a first current path connected to a first load, a first drive current that drives the first load flowing through the first current path in a case in which the first drive unit is input with the first drive signal and the first detection signal; and a second drive unit that includes a second current path connected to a second load, a second drive current that drives the second load flowing through the second current path in a case in which the second drive unit is input with the second drive signal and the first detection signal.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR APPLYING CONTENT SITE VISITOR PROFILES

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180183859

Embodiments of the systems described herein can implement one or more visitor stitching processes. Visitor stitching can include, among other things, one or more processes by which multiple visitors that may appear distinctly independent may be merged into a new single united visitor profile due to the leveraging of one or more unique persistent identifiers.

MULTI-PRESSURE RATED VALVE ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180180196

A multi-seat bonnet for a valve assembly comprising is disclosed herein. The multi-seat bonnet includes a locking mechanism that is configured to secure the multi-seat bonnet to the valve assembly. Further, the multi-seat bonnet includes a first sealing surface configured to engage a high pressure seat, in addition to a second sealing surface configured to engage a low pressure seat.

ASSEMBLY FOR IDENTIFYING, SHARING AND MANAGING DATA INCLUDING CRITICAL DATA AND NON-CRITICAL DATA

Pub Date: 2018-06-28

Pub Number: US20180183691

A computer assembly for identifying and managing data comprises a server including software providing a determined function transforming input data into output data. The computer system comprises: a first system and a second system, the first system being a critical system; a first digital interface for monitoring the identifier of the data and bidirectionally transmitting data between the server and the critical system; a first physical interface for physically linking the first digital interface with the critical system; a second digital interface for monitoring and bidirectionally transmitting data between the server and the second system; a second physical interface for physically linking the second digital interface with the second system.