Total 7256 patents for "2018-10-18"

MOBILE DEVICE INPUT LANGUAGE SUGGESTION BASED ON MESSAGE RECEIVER'S ENVIRONMENT

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180302363

At a sending electronic device, from a remote location, an indication is received of an environment at a receiving mobile electronic device to which the sending electronic device is to send a message. It is determined how to send the message from the sending electronic device to the receiving mobile electronic device, based on the indication of the environment at the receiving mobile electronic device. The message is sent from the sending electronic device to the receiving mobile electronic device in accordance with the determining step.

Construction Of Integrated Circuitry And A Method Of Forming An Elevationally-Extending Conductor Laterally Between A Pair Of Structures

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301412

A method includes forming insulative material along the opposing sides of a conductive via and a conductive line in a vertical cross-section comprising forming a laterally-inner-insulator material comprising silicon, oxygen, and carbon laterally-outward of the opposing sides of the conductive via and the conductive line in the vertical cross-section. A laterally-intervening-insulator material comprising silicon and oxygen is formed laterally-outward of opposing sides of the laterally-inner-insulator material in the vertical cross-section. The laterally-intervening-insulator material comprises less carbon, if any, than the laterally-inner-insulator material. A laterally-outer-insulator material comprising silicon, oxygen, and carbon is formed laterally-outward of opposing sides of the laterally-intervening-insulator material in the vertical cross-section. The laterally-outer-insulator material comprises more carbon than the laterally-inner-insulator material. Elevationally-extending-conductor material is formed laterally between and along the insulative material in the vertical cross-section. Additional method aspects, including structure independent of method of fabrication, are disclosed.

LED LEAD FRAME STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301607

An LED lead frame structure includes a lamp body, and a stamped metal frame including transversely spaced and longitudinally extended first longitudinal frame portion and second longitudinal frame portion, longitudinally spaced and transversely extended first transverse frame portion and second transverse frame portion and a material strip frame. The first transverse frame portion is integrally connected to a rear end of the first longitudinal frame portion. The second transverse frame portions integrally connected to a rear end of the second longitudinal frame portion. This product can be regarded as a semi-finished product having a bendable structure and can be bent again if necessary, and thus, this design can reduce the number of times in bending lamp pins.

IMPREGNATION METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180298486

The present disclosure provides an impregnation method that includes the steps of providing a workpiece to be impregnated, placing the workpiece in a bath of impregnating agent inside a vessel, and oscillating movement of a vibrating body inside the vessel during an impregnation period. The vibrating body creates oscillating pressure changes inside the bath by acting on the bath. the method further includes removing the workpiece from the bath after the impregnation period.

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING CANCERS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180297965

The invention describes compounds that inhibit both HDAC and GSK3 (i.e., HDAC/GSK3 dual inhibitors). The invention further describes compositions containing these HDAC/GSK3 dual inhibitors, as well as methods and kits using these HDAC/GSK3 dual inhibitors to treat various medical conditions. The invention also provides methods and kits using a HDAC inhibitor and a GSK3 to treat various medical conditions, and compositions containing a HDAC inhibitor and a GSK3. Medical conditions treatable with various embodiments of the invention include but are not limited to cancers and tumors.

REARVIEW HEAD UP DISPLAY

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180297522

A motor vehicle includes a rearview camera capturing images of a scene behind the motor vehicle. An electronic processor receives the images captured by the camera. A virtual image projection arrangement is communicatively coupled to the electronic processor and presents a virtual image dependent upon the images captured by the camera. The virtual image is visible by a driver of the vehicle after being reflected by a windshield.

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, AND IMAGING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301655

An organic light emitting apparatus including a first electrode, a second electrode, and an organic layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode and including a light emitting layer. The first electrode includes a metallic layer containing a first metal and a mixture layer disposed between the metallic layer and the organic layer. The mixture layer contains the first metal and a second metal having lower reflectance than the first metal.

POWER CONVERTER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301995

A power converter includes a primary-side switching circuit, a resonant circuit, a transformer, a secondary-side rectifying circuit, and a processing circuit. The primary-side switching circuit includes switches and configured to switch the switches to be on or off based on a switching frequency to convert a dc input voltage to an AC signal. The resonant circuit is coupled to the primary-side switching circuit and configured to receive the AC signal to provide a resonant current. The primary winding of the transformer is coupled to the resonant circuit. The secondary-side rectifying circuit is coupled to the secondary winding of the transformer and configured to rectify the secondary ac signal output by the secondary winding and output an output voltage. The processing circuit receives a cut-off current detecting signal via a current detecting circuit if the corresponding switch is turned off, and adjusts the switching frequency accordingly.

Method and Device in a Motor Vehicle for Improved Data Fusion in an Environment Detection

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180300563

The invention relates to a method for improved data fusion during environment detection in a motor vehicle (50), comprising the following steps: detecting (101) an environment (40) of the motor vehicle (50) using at least one sensor (2); recognising (102) objects (81) in measurement data (20) detected by the at least one sensor (2); fusioning (115) of the recognised objects (81) and the object positions thereof in an environment map (80), wherein a probability of existence is/will be assigned to objects (81) recorded in the environment map (80), and wherein the probability of existence of a recorded object (81) is reduced, when a free region (86, 86.1) is measured during the detection of the position of the recorded object, wherein a respective orientation attribute (60) is assigned to the objects (81) recorded in the environment map (80) and recorded in the environment map (80), and for a region in the sensor region (83.1, 83.2, 83.3) of the at least one sensor (2), in which a free region (86, 86.1) is measured, the probability of existence of an object (81) recorded in the region of the environment map (80) corresponding to the region is reduced in accordance with the assigned orientation attribute (60). The invention also relates to the associated device (1).

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301397

In a semiconductor device, the marginal edge of a resist member on the side closer to a substrate is between first and third positions on a metal base plate. The third position is directly under an outer side surface of a metal plate. The first position is outside the third position and is away from a second position on the metal base plate directly under an outer side surface of the electrical insulating board, by a distance calculated by dividing the height from a principal surface of the metal base plate to the front surface of the electrical insulating board by the tangent of the contact angle of solder created by the marginal edge stopping solder flow. This makes it possible to ensure sufficient insulation distances between conductive patterns and the solder and to reduce creepage distances of the conductive patterns over the electrical insulating board.

MATCHING AND RANKING CONTENT ITEMS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180302682

The present disclosure is directed to a networking system that provides a user experience in which users of the networking system can interact with user-generated digital content items to select and receive information about one or more products. In particular, the systems and methods involve identifying products shown within user-generated digital content items and associating the user-generated digital content items with the identified products. In addition, where a user selects a product shown within a digital content item, the systems and methods involve selectively identifying other user-generated digital content items for the user based on a coefficient between the user and the other user-generated digital content items. Moreover, the systems and methods involve tracking user-interactions with respect to digital content items and generating and providing a creation insight including an identification of one or more products predicted to engage users of the networking system.

MINIMIZING MEMORY READS AND INCREASING PERFORMANCE OF A NEURAL NETWORK ENVIRONMENT USING A DIRECTED LINE BUFFER

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180300602

The performance of a neural network (NN) and/or deep neural network (DNN) can limited by the number of operations being performed as well as management of data among the various memory components of the NN/DNN. Using a directed line buffer that operatively inserts one or more shifting bits in data blocks to be processed, data read/writes to the line buffer can be optimized for processing by the NN/DNN thereby enhancing the overall performance of a NN/DNN. Operatively, an operations controller and/or iterator can generate one or more instructions having a calculated shifting bit(s) for communication to the line buffer. Illustratively, the shifting bit(s) can be calculated using various characteristics of the input data as well as the NN/DNN inclusive of the data dimensions. The line buffer can read data for processing, insert the shifting bits and write the data in the line buffer for subsequent processing by cooperating processing unit(s).

HEAD PRESSING MECHANISM AND TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180297374

In a case where a first tape cartridge is mounted on a cartridge mounting portion, in which the first tape cartridge that accommodates first tape and a first platen roller having a first roller length and a second tape cartridge that accommodates second tape and a second platen roller having a second roller length larger than the first roller length are mounted, a thermal head that performs printing onto the first tape is pressed against the first platen roller at first head pressing force, and in a case where the second tape cartridge is mounted on the cartridge mounting portion, the thermal head that performs printing onto the second tape is pressed against the second platen roller at second head pressing force larger than the first head pressing force.

CURVATURE-ADJUSTABLE BACKBOARD ASSEMBLY AND CURVED DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180298997

The present invention provides a curvature-adjustable backboard assembly and a curved display device. The curvature-adjustable backboard assembly of the present invention includes a curvable backboard, a slider-crank mechanism, and a first low-speed position-limiting electric machine. The slider-crank mechanism comprises a central pivot and a first rail that are fixed to the backboard, a first slider mounted to the first rail, a first crank that is rotatable about the central pivot as being driven by the first low-speed position-limiting electric machine, and a first connection rod having two ends respectively and pivotally coupled to the first slider and the first crank, wherein when the first crank is driven to rotate, the first connection rod drives the first slider to move along the first rail and during the movement of the first slider along the first rail, a height of an arched form of the backboard with respect to the central pivot at a location where the first slider passes may vary accordingly so as to allow for easy and efficient variation of a curvature of the backboard according to a desired curving condition.

PRODUCTION OF ADHESIVES AND OTHER GLUE-LIKE MATERIALS FROM BIOMASS DERIVED FROM WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180298256

A system and method for treatment of biomass originating from wastewater treatment biosolids to obtain valuable adhesives and composite materials is described herein. Some embodiments do not require purification of a biomass product or residue to produce an adhesive. Some embodiments comprise a treatment of post extraction biomass residue configured to produce an adhesive. Use of post extraction biomass residue adds value to alternative energy produced by extracting oil from biomass.

Nitroalkene Trolox Derivatives and Methods of Use Thereof In The Treatment And Prevention of Inflammation Related Conditions

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180297973

The present invention is directed to a class of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant nitroalkene compounds used in biological or biochemical applications to reduce oxidative stress or damage. The nitroalkene compounds described herein further avoid disadvantageous metabolism currently present in this field.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MITIGATING INTERFERENCE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180302176

A method for a terminal mitigating interference in a wireless communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving a first message having a previously configured pattern from a serving base station communicating cooperatively to control interference with at least one adjacent base station; triggering a common reference signal (CRS) interference mitigation function of the terminal in response to the first message in order to mitigate interference due to a CRS transmitted from the at least one adjacent base station; and cancelling interference due to the CRS on the basis of the CRS interference mitigation function, and receiving data.

DIVIDING A DATA PROCESSING DEVICE INTO SEPARATE SECURITY DOMAINS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180302443

This invention provides secure, policy-based separation of data and applications on computer, especially personal computers that operate in different environments, such as those including personal applications and corporate applications, so that both types of applications can run simultaneously while complying with all required policies. The invention enables employees to use their personal devices for work purposes, or work devices for personal purposes. The secure, policy-based separation is created by dividing the data processing device into two or more domains, each with its own policies. These policies may be configured by the device owner, an IT department, or other data or application owner.

DISPLAY APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301520

A display apparatus includes a substrate, a display unit, a first wire unit, and a dummy unit. The substrate includes a first area, a second area, and a bending area. The bending area is disposed between a first area and a second area. The display unit is disposed in the first area. The first wire unit is electrically connected to the display unit and includes a plurality of first wires disposed on the substrate over the first area, the bending area, and the second area. The plurality of first wires include a plurality of holes disposed in the bending area and spaced apart from each other by a first pitch. The dummy wire unit includes a plurality of dummy wires disposed in the bending area.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASE USING ANALYTE AND PATIENT DATA

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180296143

Devices, systems, and methods herein relate to managing a chronic condition such as diabetes. These systems and methods may obtain patient data from a plurality of devices, integrate the data for analysis of trends that may be presented to the patient and/or health care professional along with an actionable suggestion. In some variations, a method may include the steps of receiving analyte data generated by an analyte measurement device and patient data generated by a patient measurement device. One or more data trends may be generated by analyzing the analyte data against the patient data using a computing device. The device settings of one or more of the analyte measurement device and the computing device may be modified in response to one or more of the data trends.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180300417

There is provided an information processing apparatus including an experience extracting unit extracting experience information including information related to a time or a place from text information input by a user, and a user extracting unit extracting a user group in which the experience information of one or more users extracted by the experience extracting unit is compared to find a commonality in the experience information.

SYSTEMS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR ROUTE PLANNING

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180299276

Systems and methods for route planning. The method includes acquiring, using processing circuitry, travel information. The travel information includes a user destination. Further, the method includes determining, using the processing circuitry, an emotional state of a user based on at least one of a plurality of factors, determining a route plan based on the user destination and the emotional state of the user; and control an aspect of the vehicle based on the route plan.

Heat Resistant and Shock Resistant Integrated Circuit

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301400

A heat and shock resistant integrated circuit (IC) of the present invention includes a base material, a metal layer disposed on the base material, a silicon die disposed on the metal layer, additive material disposed on the base material, gas filled filler material disposed between the additive material and the silicon die, and first traces electrically connecting the silicon die to the additive material. Packing of the integrated circuit provides exceptional thermal stress relief and impact protection of circuitry within the packaging.

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ADVERTISING AND MARKETING

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180300734

The invention relates to an improved advertising and marketing system and method that includes a data terminal for communicating information over a communication network and a display terminal for displaying information related to first and second products that are being offered for sale.

INSULATED WIRE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180301239

An insulated wire in which fatigue of the insulated wire can be restrained even when the insulated wire is disposed in an automatic transmission or a continuously variable transmission, and is shaken by AT fluid or CVT fluid. The insulated wire includes a conductor and an insulator that covers an outer circumference of the conductor. The cross-sectional area of the conductor is 0.4 mm 2 or less. The insulator contains a polymer having S or F in a main chain, and has a thickness of 0.05 mm or more. The density of the insulated wire is 3.1 g/cm 3 or more. The density of the insulator is preferably 1.5 g/cm 3 or more.

POWER AMPLIFIER RAMPING AND POWER CONTROL WITH FORWARD AND REVERSE BACK-GATE BIAS

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180302038

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a circuit structure and method for power amplifier control with forward and reverse voltage biases to transistor back-gate regions. A circuit structure according to the disclosure can include: a power amplifier (PA) circuit having first and second transistors, the first and second transistors each including a back-gate region, wherein the back-gate region of each of the first and second transistors is positioned within a doped substrate separated from a semiconductor region by a buried insulator layer; and an analog voltage source coupled to the back-gate regions of the first and second transistors of the PA circuit, such that the analog voltage source alternatively supplies a forward bias voltage or a reverse bias voltage to the back-gate regions of the first and second transistors of the PA circuit to produce a continuously sloped power ramping profile.

RECRUITING SERVICE MODULAR TABLE INTERFACE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180300686

A recruiting service is presented that profiles data scientists per specific skills and application based on years of experience. A modular table interface is designed to allow for job-relevant skills to be mixed and matched per industry. Conserved skillset tables contain cross-disciplinary technical skills that are universally desired among data scientists of any industry as these skills function agnostically to the data source whereas variable skillset tables contain technical skills pertinent only within a specific industry and are thereby interchangeable. Conserved skillset tables contain software and machine learning skills and applications.

HIGH-FREQUENCY MODULE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180302062

A high-frequency module includes a module substrate including an internal wiring pattern, and a SAW filter including a piezoelectric substrate, an electrode pattern on the piezoelectric substrate, a support surrounding the electrode pattern, and a cover on the support covering the electrode pattern to define a hollow space together with the support and the piezoelectric substrate. The module substrate, the cover, and the piezoelectric substrate are disposed in this order in a perpendicular or substantially perpendicular direction with respect to the module substrate, and a shield electrode is provided on a surface of the cover that faces the module substrate or on a surface of the cover that faces the piezoelectric substrate.

STRUCTURALLY COMPACT BACKLIT DISPLAY ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180297391

A display assembly, having a base comprised of polymeric material, and having a front wall of at least one hundred square centimeters in area, and a rearward-extending base peripheral wall of at least 0.5 cm height. The front wall has raised regions and recessed regions that extend at least as far back as the peripheral wall at its furthest rearmost extent, so that when the base is placed against a flat surface the back of the recessed regions touches the flat surface. A polymeric cover is adapted to tension fit to the base, the polymeric cover including a generally transparent front wall. Translucent display media interposed between the base and the cover and a set of energy efficient lighting devices disposed in the recessed regions.

LOW NOISE COMPRESSOR AND TURBINE FOR GEARED TURBOFAN ENGINE

Pub Date: 2018-10-18

Pub Number: US20180299477

A gas turbine engine has a fan section including a fan, a compressor section including a low pressure compressor and a high pressure compressor, a turbine section including a low pressure turbine and a high pressure turbine, and a gear reduction. The low pressure compressor and the low pressure turbine have a number of blades in each of at least one of a plurality of blade rows. The blades are rotatable at least some of the time at a rotational speed in operation. The number of blades in at least one row and the rotational speed are such that the following formula holds true for at least one row of the compressor rotor turbine: 5500(number of bladesrotational speed)/6010000, the rotational speed being in revolutions per minute.