Total 7329 patents for "2018-07-26"

Kingpin Adapter

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180208005

A kingpin adapter is provided having an upper wall and a lower wall that are affixed to each other through side walls. The upper and lower walls have a kingpin aperture and a hitch ball aperture that is spaced from and parallel to the kingpin aperture. The kingpin aperture receives a kingpin and the adapter is affixed to the kingpin using pins that extend through the side walls and extend through a portion of the undercut in the kingpin. The upper wall has jack screws that extend through to contact a skid plate that is affixed to the kingpin. The jack screws affix optional adjustable fences that rotationally constrain the skid plate by contacting lateral edges of it.

COGNITIVE TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180211526

In an approach for adapting traffic signal timing, a computer collects sensor data associated with a first intersection. The computer evaluates the collected sensor data with respect to predefined objectives. The computer determines whether a change in a state of a traffic signal for the first intersection should occur based at least in part on the evaluated collected sensor data with respect to predefined objectives. Responsive to determining the change in the state of the traffic signal for the first intersection should occur, the computer calculates a change to a traffic signal timing. The computer initiates an adaptation to the traffic signal timing based on the calculated change to the traffic signal timing.

CENTRAL CONFERENCING ROUTING SERVER

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180213011

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for collaboration conferencing with multiple participants over a communications network, and more specifically for a conferencing routing service for managing and routing collaboration participants.

MICROORGANISM FOR PRODUCING PUTRESCINE OR ORNITHINE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING PUTRESCINE OR ORNITHINE BY USING SAME

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180208909

Disclosed is a modified microorganism producing putrescine or ornithine, and a method for producing putrescine or ornithine using the same.

STRAY LIGHT SUPPRESSION FOR HEAD WORN COMPUTING

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180210209

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a computer display stray-light suppression system for a head-worn computer comprising an eye cover including a flexible material with a perimeter, wherein the perimeter is formed to substantially encapsulate an eye of a person, and the eye cover including an attachment system adapted to removably and replaceably attach to a perimeter of the head-worn computer to suppress light emitted from a computer display in the head-worn computer.

Systems and Methods for Forming a Composite Part

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180207891

In an example, a method for forming a composite part includes, based on a part specification, cutting layers of material in a sequence and positioning the layers to form a stack. For each layer, after positioning the layer and before cutting a next layer in the sequence, the method includes (i) scanning along a length of the layer to determine an image, (ii) determining, based on the image, at least two edges of the layer, (iii) determining, based on the edges, a measured width at locations along the length of the layer, (iv) comparing the measured width at each location to a target width at the location, (v) deciding, based on the comparison, whether to adjust the production process, and (vi) if the decision is to adjust the production process, then adjusting the production process based on the comparison. The part specification specifies the target width at each location.

Rootless Pot

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180206412

A pot having a base and a substantially tubular sidewall is disclosed. The base of the pot is provided with a hole which in turn establishes a continual connection with the earthen upon which the pot is designated to be placed. Alternatively, the sidewall which is substantially tubular in shape could incorporate a hole instead of the base. The pot functions as housing for vegetation, and provide for the vegetation to extend the roots through the hole and onto the earthen soil beneath the pot, thereby providing for an unhindered and unrestricted growth of the vegetation albeit in a pot having specific confines. Another alternative configuration of the pot includes multiple interconnected tubular chambers being formed out of the tubular sidewall, with each of the interconnected tubular chambers incorporating at least one allowing the roots of the vegetation to remain in continual contact with the earthen sod.

BATTERY-POWERED DEVICE HAVING A BATTERY AND LOUD SOUND DETECTOR USING PASSIVE SENSING

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180211504

A communication device comprises a processing circuit having at least two modes, a sleep mode and an awake mode, a wireless communications circuit that can wirelessly send a message as to whether an alarm has been triggered, and a passive sensor, powered by audio signals impinging on the passive sensor, that provides at least an approximation of an audio signal to the processing circuit so as to cause the processing circuit to switch between the at least two modes. The communication device can be housed in a housing sized to fit into a battery compartment.

MEMORY DEVICE INCLUDING MULTIPLE GATE-INDUCED DRAIN LEAKAGE CURRENT GENERATOR CIRCUITS

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180211710

Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods of using and forming such apparatuses. An apparatus among the apparatuses includes first and second conductive materials located in respective first and second levels of the apparatus, a pillar including a length extending between the first and second conductive materials, memory cells and control lines located along the pillar, a first select gate and a first select line located along the pillar between the first conductive material and the memory cells, a second select gate and a second select line located along the pillar between the first conductive material and the first select line, a first transistor and a first transistor gate line located along the pillar between the first conductive material and the first select line, and a second transistor and a second transistor gate line located along the pillar between the first conductive material and the first transistor.

ENHANCED COBALT AGGLOMERATION RESISTANCE AND GAP-FILL PERFORMANCE BY RUTHENIUM DOPING

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180211872

In one implementation, a method of forming a cobalt layer on a substrate is provided. The method comprises forming a barrier and/or liner layer on a substrate having a feature definition formed in a first surface of the substrate, wherein the barrier and/or liner layer is formed on a sidewall and bottom surface of the feature definition. The method further comprises exposing the substrate to a ruthenium precursor to form a ruthenium-containing layer on the barrier and/or liner layer. The method further comprises exposing the substrate to a cobalt precursor to form a cobalt seed layer atop the ruthenium-containing layer. The method further comprises forming a bulk cobalt layer on the cobalt seed layer to fill the feature definition.

METHOD FOR TRIGGERING A PLURALITY OF ACTUATORS OF A SAFETY SYSTEM OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180208139

A method for triggering a plurality of actuators of a safety system of a motor vehicle from an energy source, wherein, by using sensor signals, the requirement for triggering and the desired triggering time period are determined and a maximum group size of actuators to be triggered within a time window is predefined. For successive time windows, individual, at least partly different, maximum group sizes are respectively predefined and the maximum group size for the respective time window is determined adaptively by using the actuators already actually triggered in preceding time windows. Here, it is preferably also possible to take account of the situation in which different triggering time periods are predefined for actuators.

NANOPARTICLE-BASED RESISTIVE MEMORY DEVICE AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180212147

Resistive memory cells containing nanoparticles are formed between two electrodes. The nanoparticles may be embedded in a matrix or sintered together without a matrix. The memory cells may be projected memory cells or barrier modulated cells. Polymeric ligands may be used to deposit the nanoparticles over a substrate, followed by an optional removal or replacement of the polymeric ligands.

ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY PANEL

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180210592

Array substrate and display panel are provided. The array substrate includes: common electrodes, first and second signal lines, wherein a common electrode insulated from the first signal line has a first slit in a part facing the first signal line, a common electrode insulated from the second signal line has a second slit in a part facing the second signal line, distance between the driver chip and a common electrode connected with the first signal line is greater than that between the driver chip and a common electrode connected with the second signal line, there are first deviation between width bisector of projection of the first signal line and width bisector of the first slit and second deviation between width bisector of projection of the second signal line and width bisector of the second slit, the first deviation is smaller than the second deviation. Display and touch performance are improved.

TUBE CELL-BASED PRESSURE-TYPE COELECTOLYSIS MODUDE

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180209052

The present invention relates to a coelectrolysis module which can produce synthesis gas from water and carbon dioxide and, more particularly, to a pressure coelectrolysis module having a tube-type cell mounted thereon. The pressure coelectrolysis module according to the present invention comprises a coelectrolysis cell which uses fuel gas consisting of hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide; a pressure chamber for pressurizing the coelectrolysis cell; a vaporizer for providing steam to the coelectrolysis cell; and a mass flow controller for providing fuel gas to the coelectrolysis cell, wherein the pressure coelectrolysis module has excellent performance and durability and can improve the production yield of synthesis gas.

RING-RESONATOR MODULATION OF AN OPTICAL SIGNAL

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180212682

One example includes an optical transmitter system. The system includes a waveguide to receive and propagate an optical signal. The system also includes a ring modulation system comprising a ring resonator that is optically coupled to the waveguide and is to resonate a given wavelength of the optical signal in response to an input data signal that is provided to a modulation amplifier to provide carrier injection to change a refractive index of the ring resonator to resonate the given wavelength of the optical signal to modulate the optical signal. The system further includes a tuning controller associated with the ring modulation system. The tuning controller can implement iterative feedback tuning of the ring modulation system based on a relative amplitude of an optical intensity of the given wavelength in the ring resonator and a variable reference amplitude to substantially stabilize the ring resonator with respect to the given wavelength.

POWER TOOL WITH INTERCHANGEABLE TOOL HEADS

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180207785

A power tool system which includes a first base unit and a second base unit. The first and second base units each include a housing, a motor housed in the housing, a coupler which is operatively connected to and selectively drivable by the motor and a trigger for activating the motor to drive the coupler. The system also includes a first attachment head which is removably couplable with both the first base unit and the second base unit so that it can be driven by the respective motor of the base unit to which it is attached and a second attachment head which is removably couplable to the first base unit, but which is not couplable with the second base unit.

TEMPORARY PROTECTIVE JUNCTION BOX COVER

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180212411

A temporary protective cover for junction boxes with or without installed switches and/or outlets and for conduit bodies, empty or containing wires or cables of various sizes and uses. The protective cover having a front and rear surface; having a trapezoidal cavity sized to receive installed switches and/or outlets in junction box; the protective cover having two elongated tabs that extend on either side of installed switch or plug inside junction box, for securing the protective cover to junction boxes and conduit bodies; having rectangular or circular cavity opening that is sized to fit openings of junction boxes or conduit bodies, in such a manner that the cover remains fixed relative to the junction box or conduit body.

TURBOMACHINE HOUSING ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180209301

A turbomachine housing element, having a flow channel for accommodating a rotor blade assembly and a first cavity at least partially produced by primary shaping; the first cavity being adapted for passive thermal insulation and/or the assemblable turbomachine housing element not being adapted for the active circulation of fluid through the first cavity; and/or, between the first cavity and the flow channel, a separate seal being attached to turbomachine housing element; and/or the first cavity extending in the axial direction of the flow channel over at least 20% of a minimum axial length of the turbomachine housing element at the level of the cavity and/or over a minimum axial length of the separate seal and/or being filled with air or a thermally insulating fluid, whose specific thermal conductivity is at least 10% lower than the specific thermal conductivity of air.

TONER RECEIVING DEVICE, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180210372

In a toner receiving device, an opening/closing member closes and opens the toner receiving port. The opening/closing member moves from a closing position to an opening position when attaching the toner case. The support mechanism includes a guide rail and a plurality of guide pieces and supports the opening/closing member. The guide rail includes a first rail portion and a second rail portion that are inserted between the plurality of guide pieces when the opening/closing member is at the closing position and the opening position, respectively. The first rail portion is thinner than the second rail portion so that a play in an up-down direction between the opening/closing member and the support mechanism is larger when the opening/closing member is at the closing position than when it is at the opening position.

IMMUNOGENIC WT-1 PEPTIDES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180208626

This invention provides peptides, immunogenic compositions and vaccines, and methods of treating, reducing the incidence of, and inducing immune responses to a WT1-expressing cancer, comprising heteroclitic peptides derived from the WT-1 protein.

INTERDIGITATED COUNTER ROTATING TURBINE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180209335

The present disclosure is directed to a method of operating a gas turbine engine with an interdigitated turbine section. The engine includes a fan rotor, an intermediate pressure compressor, a high pressure compressor, a combustion section, and a turbine section in serial flow arrangement. The turbine section includes, in serial flow arrangement, a first stage of a low speed turbine rotor, a high speed turbine rotor, a second stage of the low speed turbine rotor, an intermediate speed turbine rotor, and one or more additional stages of the low speed turbine rotor. The low speed turbine rotor is coupled to the fan rotor via a low pressure shaft. The intermediate speed turbine rotor is coupled to the intermediate pressure compressor via an intermediate pressure shaft. The high speed turbine rotor is coupled to the high pressure compressor via a high pressure shaft. The method includes rotating the low speed turbine rotor in a first direction along the circumferential direction; rotating the high speed turbine rotor in a second direction opposite of the first direction along the circumferential direction; and rotating the intermediate speed turbine rotor in the second direction.

DELIVERY RATE SELECTION DEVICE, DELIVERY RATE SELECTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180213234

A delivery rate selection device, for selecting a delivery rate when delivering a video image from a video delivery server to a client in a video delivery service. When a delivery rate calculating unit receives from an inquiry source an inquiry of delivery rate for delivering a video image to a given user, a delivery rate calculating unit acquires presence or absence of a playback stall tolerance and presence or absence of an image quality deterioration tolerance of the given user from the user characteristic storage unit, selects an encoding rate from a plurality of encoding rates of the video image according to a combination of the presence or absence of a playback stall tolerance and the presence or absence of an image quality deterioration tolerance of the given user, and returns the selected encoding rate as the delivery rate to the inquiry source.

Chrysanthemum Plant Named `CIFZ0053'

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180213704

A new garden type Chrysanthemum plant named CIFZ0053 particularly distinguished by the small size red-bronze decorative flower, large size plant with round sphere plant habit and a natural season response in mid-late October.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180213123

An information processing apparatus connecting a terminal apparatus through a network includes a display unit that displays first explanatory information of the terminal apparatus, an input unit that receives a user operation input by a user, a first acquisition unit that, when the display unit displays the first explanatory information, based on a first instruction from the input unit, acquires a first identifier corresponding to the first explanatory information displayed by the display unit, the first instruction being one type of the user operation, and a first communication unit that transmits the first identifier acquired by the first acquisition unit to the terminal apparatus.

MAILBOX WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FUNCTION

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180206661

The present invention provides a mailbox with a wireless communication function, used to perform a wireless connection with an electronic apparatus, and including: a mailbox, having a delivery slot and a letter-getting door; and a control module, used to control a wireless module and a locking module, where the control module detects the electronic apparatus by using the wireless module to perform the wireless connection, and the locking module is disposed on the letter-getting door and is used to lock the letter-getting door, where when the control module determines that a received signal strength indicator of the wireless connection is greater than a signal strength default value, the control module releases locking of the locking module to open the letter-getting door.

SYSTEMS, METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIA FOR GENERATING CODE FOR DISPLAYING A WEBPAGE

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180210965

A system for use in displaying a webpage is described herein. The system includes a server computer that is configured to receive a request from a client computing device to display the webpage and identify application code associated with the webpage. The server computer initiates a partial-render operation including executing the application code to identify object data associated with the webpage, initiates service calls to a data library to retrieve the identified object data, and transmits the application code and the identified object data to the client computing device for use in displaying the webpage on the client computing device.

Fuel Blending Hose and Fuel Dispensing Unit

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180208451

A fuel hose for delivering multiple-grades of fuel is provided and in one embodiment includes a first hose portion having a first length and a first diameter, and a second hose portion having a second length and a second diameter. The first hose portion includes a first fuel line and a second fuel line, and the second hose portion includes a third fuel line. The first fuel line and the second fuel line can be fluidly connected to the third fuel line. In one embodiment, the first diameter of the first hose portion is larger than the second diameter of the second hose portion. The invention further relates to a fuel dispensing unit.

VIDEO PROVIDING SYSTEM, VIDEO PROVIDING METHOD, AND VIDEO PROVIDING PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180213200

A video providing system includes a predetermined space surrounded by surfaces with a single color; a video display apparatus mounted on the head of a user, and including two imaging devices disposed to be separated from each other by a gap corresponding to both of human eyes and perform imaging in a front direction of the user when the user wears the video display apparatus; and a specifying device that specifies a position and a direction of the video display apparatus in the predetermined space, wherein the video display apparatus displays a video prepared in advance at a location where the single color is imaged by the two imaging devices, and displays a video based on videos captured by the two imaging devices at a location where the single color is not imaged, according to a direction and a position in the predetermined space.

Automatic Liquid Waste Reservoir Level Control

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180209875

Systems and methods for automatically purging by pneumatic ejection with a select pressurized media, gravity-accumulated hydrocarbon liquid dropout from a retrograde vapor waste liquid collection containment reservoir.

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF RNA ANALYSIS

Pub Date: 2018-07-26

Pub Number: US20180208967

The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods of RNA analysis. In particular, the present disclosure provides a method of RNA analysis that includes obtaining a sample, applying one or more multi-partite probes to the sample, where each of the one or more multi-partite probes includes at least two sub-probes, annealing at least one of the applied one or more multi-partite probes to at least one target nucleic acid within the sample, and ligating the at least two sub-probes associated with the at least one annealed multi-partite probe to create a target nucleic acid proxy that can be detected.