Total 6837 patents for "2018-10-11"

Expansion system for flexible insulation foams

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180291168

A flexible material for thermal and acoustical insulation comprising an expanded polymer (blend) based on at least one elastomer, wherein expansion is achieved by decomposition of a mixture of at least two chemical blowing agents, comprising the exothermic chemical blowing agent 4,4-Oxybis(benzenesulfonyl hydrazide) (OBSH) and at least one endothermic blowing agent.

POLARIZATION PROPERTY IMAGE MEASUREMENT DEVICE, AND POLARIZATION PROPERTY IMAGE MEASUREMENT METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180292310

A polarization property image measurement device includes: a first radiation unit that radiates light beams in different polarization conditions onto a target object after subjecting the light beams to intensity modulation at frequencies different from one another; a light receiving unit including first photoelectric conversion units that photoelectrically convert the light beams having been radiated from the first radiation unit and scattered at the target object in correspondence to each of the different polarization conditions, and second photoelectric conversion units that photoelectrically convert visible light from the target object; and a processor that detects signals individually output from the first photoelectric conversion units at the different frequencies and differentiates each signal from other signals so as to determine an origin of the signal as one of the light beams; and creates an image of the target object based upon signals individually output from the second photoelectric conversion units.

MULTIPLE PANE

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180290435

The multiple pane includes: a first glass panel; a second glass panel disposed facing the first glass panel with a predetermined interval in-between; and a hermetically-bonding member hermetically bonding peripheries of the first glass panel and the second glass panel to form a hermetically-enclosed space between the first glass panel and the second glass panel. The multiple pane further includes an adsorbing member which is fixed on a surface of the first glass panel so as to be inside the hermetically-enclosed space, has a height equal to or less than a length of the predetermined interval, and is for adsorbing a gas inside the hermetically-enclosed space. The hermetically-enclosed space is made to be in a reduced-pressure state.

BRACE AND INSERTION-FITTING MEMBER USED THEREFORE

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289524

A brace including a first member, a second member, a joint mechanism configured to support the first and second members, and an insertion-fitting member configured to be insertion-fitted into the joint mechanism, the joint mechanism includes an insertion-fitting receiving part configured to enable the insertion-fitting member to be insertion-fitted into the joint mechanism, and a regulation part disposed around the rotation axis in the second member, and the regulation part, which rotates around the rotation axis in an integrated manner with a rotation of the second member, makes surface contact with a projecting part of the insertion-fitting member fixed to the insertion-fitting receiving part on a trajectory of the rotation of the regulation part, so that a range of the rotation of the second member is regulated, the projecting part extending in a circumferential direction of the rotation of the second member.

DIARYL CARBONATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN AROMATIC POLYCARBONATE RESIN

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180290989

A diaryl carbonate containing a compound of the following formula (I) in an amount of less than 1,000 ppm by mass, and a method for producing the same:

DUAL PIVOT LATERALLY TRANSLATING HINGES

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180291658

Dual pivoting laterally translating hinges that attach between a stationary first substrate such as a vehicle body, and a rotating second substrate such as a vehicle door, and extend laterally when the second substrate is rotated. In some examples, the hinges include a knuckle and leadscrew mechanism that changes the hinge geometry when the second substrate is rotated, causing the leadscrew to rotate by either a set of gears or a rack and pinion. In some further examples, the hinges include a jackscrew that changes length as the second substrate is rotated, causing the hinge to extent laterally.

ACID WHEY WITH STABLE LACTOSE CONTENT

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289029

The invention relates to improved acid whey compositions, having an improve lactose content and stability. The invention also relates to processes of making such compositions.

METHODS FOR FABRICATION, MANUFACTURE AND PRODUCTION OF AN AUTONOMOUS ELECTRICAL POWER SOURCE

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180294399

A method for forming a unique, environmentally-friendly micron scale autonomous electrical power source is provided in a configuration that generates renewable energy for use in electronic systems, electronic devices and electronic system components. The configuration includes a first conductor with a facing surface conditioned to have a low work function, a second conductor with a facing surface having a comparatively higher work function, and a dielectric layer, not more than 200 nm thick, sandwiched between the respective facing surfaces of the first conductor and the second conductor. The autonomous electrical power source formed according to the disclosed method is configured to harvest minimal thermal energy from any source in an environment above absolute zero. An autonomous electrical power source component is also provided that includes a plurality of autonomous electrical power source constituent elements electrically connected to one another to increase a power output of the autonomous electrical power source.

Translating Languages

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180293229

A method, performed on a server, of translating between languages includes receiving first audio data for a first language from a mobile device, translating the first audio data to second audio data for a second language, receiving an indication that the mobile device has moved between two locations, and sending the second audio data to the mobile device in response to the indication.

HARD-TUBE ENDOSCOPE

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289241

A hard-tube endoscope, comprising an insertion tube (1), a camera (5), a light source (6) and a handle (2). The camera (5) and the light source (6) are disposed on an end face of an insertion end of the insertion tube (1), and a non-insertion end of the insertion tube (1) is connected to the handle (2). The insertion tube (1) further comprises a bending portion (13), the bending portion (13) being located at a part, locatable inside a human body, on the insertion tube (1). A control portion (3) configured to control the bending portion (13) to be bent is disposed on the handle (2). The control portion (3) comprises an inner ring sleeve (32) and an outer ring sleeve (31). The outer ring sleeve (31) is engaged with the inner ring sleeve (32) by means of threads. The outer ring sleeve (31) can rotate only around the axis of the handle (2) with respect to the handle (2), and the inner ring sleeve (32) can axially move only along the axis of the insertion tube (1) with respect to the handle (2). The insertion tube (1) comprises an elastic inner tube (12) and outer tube (11) sheathed by each other. A non-insertion end of the inner tube (12) in the handle (2) is fixedly connected to the inner ring sleeve (32), and a non-insertion end of the outer tube (11) is fixedly connected to the handle (2). The hard-tube endoscope is simple in structure and convenient to use, and can perform internal inspection on the body of a patient on the largest scale, thereby avoiding harms made on the patient caused by repeated puncture.

METHOD OF PROCESSING PAYMENT BASED ON BLOCKCHAIN AND APPARATUS THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180293577

Provided are a method of processing payment based on a blockchain, which is performed by a payment service providing server. The method comprising receiving a request from a terminal of a seller for an electronic wallet address of a payer, the request comprising identification information of the payer, obtaining the electronic wallet address of the payer based on the identification information of the payer through a blockchain system, in response to the receiving the request for the electronic wallet address, transmitting the obtained electronic wallet address of the payer to the terminal of the seller, receiving payment request information from the terminal of the seller, the payment request information comprising the obtained electronic wallet address of the payer, transmitting the payment request information to a terminal of the payer, receiving payment information from the terminal of the payer, the payment information comprising the payment request information and an electronic signature of the payer and processing a payment transaction based on the payment information through the blockchain system in response to the receiving the payment information.

SENSOR AND MONITORING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180295535

A system for monitoring integrity of a structure includes at least one sensor module and a gateway. The gateway receives data packets from the sensor module(s) and periodically pushes the data packets to an offsite system without receiving a request from the offsite system. Additional data packets may be transmitted on request. The system may include a solar power supply. The system may include a communication module to transmit data packets over a communications link. The communication module may have a dynamic IP address. The communication module may remain in a standby state until additional information is received from the gateway. A method for monitoring integrity of a structure includes determining a power failure and pushing a packet to the offsite system indicating the power failure. A method for monitoring integrity of a structure includes determining an event and transmitting a data packet corresponding to the event.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRACKING

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180293417

Disclosed is a system and method for tracking people in a retail store. The system uses the retail store's digital map, video cameras, unique identifiers, video analytics, geo location technology and a customer's mobile device. The unique identifiers may be labels on hats using, for example, invisible ink or magnetic ink. The digital map of the retail store is used to track people. The user of the tracking system is able to track their party throughout the store even if they the other people in the party do not have a mobile device.

SEQUENTIAL MONOSCOPIC TRACKING

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289982

A method of sequential monoscopic tracking is described. The method includes generating a plurality of projections of an internal target region within a body of a patient, the plurality of projections comprising projection data about a position of an internal target region of the patient. The method further includes generating external positional data about external motion of the body of the patient using one or more external sensors. The method further includes generating, by a processing device, a correlation model between the projection data and the external positional data by fitting the plurality of projections of the internal target region to the external positional data. The method further includes estimating the position of the internal target region at a later time using the correlation model.

MOBILE INHALER AND A CONTAINER FOR USING THEREWITH

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289908

A mobile inhaler is provided and a container for using therewith. The mobile inhaler comprises: a mouthpiece comprising at least one inhaling opening; a body element connected to the mouthpiece and comprising a housing for holding a DC power source; a power conversion unit comprising an inverter operative to convert a DC voltage provided by a DC power source, into a higher AC voltage; a nebulizer comprising an ultrasonic vibrator and a mesh, wherein the ultrasonic vibrator is activated by the AC voltage, and wherein the nebulizer is adapted to enable converting into aerosol droplets at least part of a liquid comprised in an enclosure, and the aerosol droplets to be directly inhaled from the mouthpiece; and an enclosure adapted to enable holding a liquid, and characterized in that it provides a connection to enable fluid transfer from the enclosure to the nebulizer.

RADIO SIGNAL PATH DESIGN TOOL WITH GRAPHICAL DISPLAY TO FACILITATE SELECTION OF ALTERNATIVE RADIO ANTENNA SITES

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180295524

A radio signal path design tool that provides for a visual depiction of the viability of alternative antenna locations around proposed fixed antenna sites. The design tool computes a radio link path profile at the proposed antenna sites while simultaneously displaying alternative locations around the fixed antenna sites that would potentially achieve the radio link design goals. In some embodiments, the alternative antenna locations are represented as an array of points, arranged in a grid pattern, surrounding the proposed antenna sites. The path design tool may change each displayed point so that the point visually reflects the extent to which the corresponding location satisfies the radio link design goals. By providing a robust visualization, the design tool allows for a ready assessment of alternative radio link paths adjacent to the proposed link path, which allows for flexibility in deploying radio antennas.

PORTABLE WORKBENCH ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180290288

Provided is a portable workbench assembly including a receptacle and a cover therefore. The cover constitutes a workbench and has a top surface and a bottom surface with at least the top surface constituting a work top of the workbench. The top surface of the cover includes at least one utility portion and further includes at least one support flap, the support flap has at least a first position in which it extends flushly with the top surface of the work top, and a second position in which it extends at an angle thereto.

ABSORBENT ARTICLE PACKAGE WITH ENHANCED OPENING AND RECLOSEABILITY

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289564

A package formed of flexible polymeric film and having a line of weakness to facilitate opening of the package and to demarcate a package base and a package hood is disclosed. The package hood may be configured so as to serve as an effective package reclosure device whereby the package may be used to store the unused supply of articles following opening.

ADJUSTABLE FOUNDATION GARMENT

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180289077

An elastic garment having a waist band and a pair of leg sleeves. A plurality of strips are secured to the pair of leg sleeves and run up the garment. The top ends of the strips include a hook and loop fastener that attaches to hook and loop fastener patches of the waist band.

METHODS FOR DETECTING ENHANCED NMDA RECEPTOR FUNCTION AND USES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180291437

A method of determining the risk of cognitive decline in an aging subject is provided. The method includes analyzing an MRNA transcript including a GRIN2B nucleic acid sequence for the presence of the A allele in a biological sample obtained from the subject. The method also includes identifying the subject as having a decreased risk of cognitive decline when the A allele is present.

ARYL-SUBSTITUTED IMIDAZOLES

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180291004

The compounds of the invention are antagonists of MDM2 and MDMX, with excellent specificity for MDM2 and MDMX over other proteins, and with selective binding affinity to MDMX over MDM2. The compounds can therefore regulate p53 activity and treat a variety of cancers. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.

METHOD AND DEVICE HAVING A SATURABLE ABSORBER FOR FILTERING

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180292606

A self-fit optical filter includes a dual fiber collimator, a diffraction grating for spatially dispersing the input light beam into a plurality of sub-beams, a cylindrical lens for focusing each of the sub-beams at a saturable absorber which becomes saturated dependent on intensity of light, and a reflector for reflecting the sub-beams back along their optical paths. A method of filtering includes: demultiplexing an input beam into a plurality of sub-beams having distinct center wavelengths, at least partially absorbing one or more of the sub-beams by using a saturable absorber while allowing other sub-beams to pass through, substantially unattenuated, and multiplexing the sub-beams into an output optical signal.

Uplink Scrambling During Random Access

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180295614

The technology described in this case facilitates random access by a user terminal with a radio base station. A user terminal determines one of a first type of uplink scrambling sequences and generates a random access message using the determined one of the first type of uplink scrambling sequences. The random access message is transmitted to the base station. The user terminal receives from the base station a second, different type of uplink scrambling sequence and uses it for subsequent communication with the radio base station. For example, the first uplink scrambling sequences may he specifically associated with the radio base station's cell area or a random access radio channel associated with the radio base station, but they arc not specifically assigned to any user terminal, and the second uplink scrambling sequence may be selected from a second set of uplink scrambling sequences specifically assignable to individual user terminals.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTIPLE SURFACE WATER JET NEEDLING

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180291541

A water entanglement system having a first rotatable surface comprises a first water jet which may be configured to water-entangle a preform in situ. The water-entanglement system may comprise a second rotatable surface disposed proximate the first rotatable surface. The second rotatable surface may comprise a second water jet configured to water-entangle the preform in situ. The first rotatable surface may be oriented substantially parallel to the second rotatable surface.

Worn device for conversational-speed multimedial translation between two individuals and verbal representation for its wearer

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180293986

A novel system and multi-device invention that provide a means to communicate in real-time (conversationally) between two or more individuals, regardless of each individual's preferred or limited mode of transmission or receipt (by gesture, by voicein Mandarin to German to Farsi, by text in any major language, and via machine learning, eventually by dialect).

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UNSUPERVISED PREDICTION OF MACHINE FAILURES

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180293125

A system and method for unsupervised prediction of machine failures. The method includes monitoring sensory inputs related to at least one machine; analyzing, via at least unsupervised machine learning, the monitored sensory inputs, wherein the output of the unsupervised machine learning includes at least one indicator; identifying, based on the at least one indicator, at least one pattern; and determining, based on the at least one pattern and the monitored sensory inputs, at least one machine failure prediction.

PLANT TREATMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180288945

Described are systems and methods for treating and/or helping prevent microbial infections on plants and trees by applying a treatment solution to cut areas of the plants or trees that have been exposed during a hedging or topping operation, or the like.

SERVICE BEARER CONGESTION CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180295539

A service category congestion control method and device are provided. The method includes that: service request information is acquired, the service request information including information corresponding to a request for establishing a bearer of a target service initiated by a terminal in a connected mode and the service request information including a service category of the target service; service category barring information is acquired, the service category barring information including a barring parameter corresponding to the service category of the target service in the connected mode; and whether the terminal is barred from establishing the bearer of the target service belonging to the service category is judged according to the barring parameter.

METHOD FOR NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE AND MONITORING

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180294064

A method comprising storing nuclear waste, including identifying a subterranean storage site location having a shale rock layer. The layer has an expected fluid overpressure in a range corresponding to greater than hydrostatic pressure to less than lithostatic pressure from overlying rock layers. Storing the waste can include forming a storage borehole, with an end segment of the storage borehole located within the layer and measuring the fluid pressure in the end segment of the storage borehole. If the measured fluid pressure in the end segment of the storage borehole is in the expected fluid overpressure range, forming a monitoring borehole in the layer with an end segment of each of the monitoring boreholes being in a vicinity of the end segment of the storage borehole and storing nuclear waste in the end segment of the storage borehole. A system for storing and monitoring nuclear waste is also described.

NEAR INFRARED ABSORBING COMPOSITION, NEAR INFRARED CUT FILTER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING NEAR INFRARED CUT FILTER, SOLID IMAGE PICKUP ELEMENT, CAMERA MODULE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-10-11

Pub Number: US20180292586

Provided are a near infrared absorbing composition with which a cured film having excellent solvent resistance and thermal shock resistance can be manufactured, a near infrared cut filter, a method of manufacturing a near infrared cut filter, a solid image pickup element, a camera module, and an image display device. The near infrared absorbing composition includes: a resin A that satisfies the following condition a1; an infrared absorber B; and a solvent D. At least the resin A has a crosslinking group, or the near infrared absorbing composition further includes a compound C having a crosslinking group that is different from the resin A.