Total 7182 patents for "2018-12-13"

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR QUANTIZING INTERFERENCE PROFILE

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180359037

The present invention concerns a method for quantizing an interference profile for a wireless telecommunication system along a path that a moving device takes. The method comprises the steps of: obtaining, by a server, the location of the moving device along the path which corresponds to a measurement window, determining by using the location of the moving device, by the server, a format of feedback information, transferring to the moving device, a message comprising information related to the determined format, obtaining during the measurement window, measurements related to interference, processing the measurements in order to obtain feedback information in the format, transferring feedback information to the server, converting the feedback information in a format of a database related to interference profile, updating the database with the converted feedback information.

WORK VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180354563

A work vehicle includes a ground propulsion apparatus, a chassis, and a vehicle body. The vehicle body includes a first body part with an operator cab and a second body part. The first body part and the second body part are disposed on opposite sides of a fore-aft longitudinal center line of the work vehicle. The second body part has a front exterior surface, an inner side exterior surface, and a vertically extending chamfered exterior surface slanted in an outward-forward direction from the inner side exterior surface towards the front exterior surface to define a vertically extending chamfered corner. The chamfered exterior surface is disposed at least in an area extending from a height position corresponding to a seat index point of the operator cab to a height position corresponding to a design eye point of the operator cab.

Snapshot Generating Method, System, and Apparatus

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180357134

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a snapshot generating method, computer system, and apparatus, which can determine a plurality of virtual machines where an application runs and a deployment server where the plurality of virtual machines is deployed, and send a snapshot instruction to the deployment server of the plurality of virtual machines, so that the deployment server of the plurality of virtual machines can start snapshot operations on the plurality of virtual machines at consistent time points according to the snapshot instruction, so as to generate snapshot files of the plurality of virtual machines at the consistent time points, thereby implementing unified snapshots on the plurality of virtual machines where the application runs and ensuring consistency among backup data of the application.

LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180358519

A light-emitting device includes: a light-emitting element; a light-transmissive member that covers the light-emitting element; and a light-diffusing particles contained in the light-transmissive member. The light-diffusing particles are hollow and have a particle size not smaller than 50 m. The light-transmissive member has a surface having irregularities associated with the light-diffusing particles. A method for manufacturing a light-emitting device includes steps of: mounting a light-emitting element in a recess of a base member; injecting a silicone resin containing light-diffusing particles into the recess, the light-diffusing particles having a particle size not smaller than 50 m; causing the light-diffusing particles to float up to a surface of the injected silicone resin; and curing the injected silicone resin.

COUPLING DEVICE FOR DETACHABLY CONNECTING A MEDICAL OR DENTAL INSTRUMENT TO A DRIVE UNIT OR A SUPPLY HOSE

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180353261

A coupling device for detachably connecting a medical or dental instrument to a drive unit or a supply hose for transfer of at least one of data, energy, a driving movement and a working medium between the drive unit or the supply hose and the instrument includes a first coupling element and a second coupling element. One of the coupling elements includes a coupling recess and the other includes a coupling protrusion insertable therein. One of the coupling elements includes a positioning element and the other includes an indentation into which the positioning element can be inserted to position the coupling elements in a defined angular position about a shared axis. One of the coupling elements includes a memory unit for storage of data and the other includes a transfer unit, so that data can be transferred from the memory unit by the transfer unit to the other coupling element.

Thermal Reflector Device for Semiconductor Fabrication Tool

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180358245

A system and apparatus for thermal treatment of a substrate with improved thermal uniformity is provided. In some embodiments, the system includes a heating element, a substrate-retaining element operable to retain a substrate, and a reflective structure operable to direct thermal energy of the heating element towards the substrate retained in the substrate-retaining element. The reflective structure includes a textured portion wherein a texture of the textured portion is configured to direct the thermal energy towards the retained substrate. In some such embodiments, the texture includes a roughened irregular surface configured to direct the thermal energy towards the retained substrate. In some such embodiments, the texture includes a plurality of circumferential ridge structures configured to direct the thermal energy towards the retained substrate.

SHOVEL-CUM-SPADE TOOL

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180352714

Disclosed is a shovel-cum-spade tool for use in the field of construction, framing, gardening and so forth. The tool primarily includes an implement part and a handle, where the implement part further includes a front portion and a rear portion. The front portion is integral with and inclined to the rear portion. Also, the front portion includes two or more arcuate leading edges, which majorly contributes in efficiently cutting through material such as soil and the like.

MITIGATING AUDIBLE NOISE IN A DISPLAY HAVING AN INTEGRATED TOUCH SENSOR

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180356932

An example method of driving a display having a touch sensor includes: generating a plurality of display frames having an alternating sequence of display and blanking periods; supplying pixel line data to the display during the display periods and sensing signals to the touch sensor during the blanking periods; and timing the blanking periods so that display frames of a first type each have a first number of the blanking periods and that display frames of a second type each have a second number of the blanking periods, the second number less than the first number.

HARD COATING, HARD-COATED MEMBER AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD, AND TARGET FOR PRODUCING HARD COATING AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180355471

A hard coating having a composition represented by (Al x Ti y M z ) a N (1-a-b) O b , wherein M is at least one element of Cr and Nb, and x, y, z, a and b are numbers meeting by atomic ratio 0.6x0.8, 0.05y0.38, 0.02z0.2, x+y+z=1, 0.2a0.8, and 0.02b0.10, respectively, having M-O bonds without AlO bonds exceeding an inevitable impurity level as a bonding state identified by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and having only an NaCl-type structure in its X-ray diffraction pattern.

MEASUREMENT SENSOR PACKAGE AND MEASUREMENT SENSOR

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180353087

A measurement sensor package and a measurement sensor reduce susceptibility to noise and enable highly accurate measurement. A measurement sensor package includes a substrate. The substrate includes a first recess including a first bottom surface on which a light emitter is mountable, and a first step surface having a first connection pad thereon, a second recess including a second bottom surface on which a light receiver is mountable, and a second step surface having a second connection pad thereon. In a direction connecting a center of the first bottom surface and a center of the second bottom surface in a plan view, the first step surface is located outward from the first bottom surface and the second step surface is located outward from the second bottom surface.

WIRING MODULE

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180358602

A wiring module comprising: a detection wire that has a core wire and an insulating coating covering the core wire and that detects a state of a power storage element, a bus bar, and a wire connection portion formed on the end portion of the bus bar and to which the end portion of the detection wire is connected. The wire connection portion includes a core wire connection portion to which the core wire of the detection wire is connected. The core wire connection portion includes a first core wire connection portion for drawing out the detection wire in one direction and a second core wire connection portion for drawing out the detection wire in another direction that is different from the one direction.

Contiguous Event Seating Across Temporal Ticketing Intervals

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180357572

A ticketing system allows a group of people to purchase individual tickets for an event and sit together even though the tickets are purchased separately. The ticketing system is able to encumber a block of seats and provide a block identifier that allows subsequent purchasers to purchase seats within the block of seats if they provide the block identifier. The block of seats is encumbered for an encumbrance duration, which may be established, or updated, based upon the popularity, or changing popularity, of the event.

UNILATERAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SYSTEM WITH APERTURE FOR INTERVENTIONS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR OPERATING SAME

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180356480

An imaging apparatus and methodologies image a subject using an MRI, wherein the imaging apparatus contains only a single sided device for the purposes of imaging structures in the subject.

ARTICLE FOR SCRUBBING AND CLEANING HARD SURFACES AND A METHOD FOR USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180354002

An all-in-one cleaning device, e.g., such as may be used in cleaning the inside of a shower. The device may provide the ability to dispense the composition carried within the device itself, and scrub the composition into or against the surfaces to be cleaned (e.g., shower walls, floors, corners, etc.). Activation of the dispensing mechanism of the cleaning device may dispense a metered dose of composition, in a generally horizontal direction, onto and/or into a nonwoven or other substrate. The dispensing mechanism may not rely on gravity for dispensing, and may be sealed to prevent unwanted backflow of shower water or other material, preventing contamination.

DIGITAL SIGNING BY UTILIZING MULTIPLE DISTINCT SIGNING KEYS, DISTRIBUTED BETWEEN TWO PARTIES

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180359097

Described herein is a method and system for digital signing by utilizing Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) with a group generator of an elliptic-curve group of order and an elliptic curve point Q. The method may be configured to receive a digital message and associated with a request from a third-party in order to sign the digital message. The system designed to sign such messages may comprise two parties denoted P 1 and P 2 configured to conduct a multiparty signing procedure by utilizing ECDSA. The digital signing procedure may follow preliminary steps configured to set the system with the necessary conditions for the multiparty signing procedure. Such preliminary steps may set the parties P 1 , and P 2 , in accordance with the configuration defined herein.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING AND COLLECTING BREAST MILK LEAKS

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180353320

Aspects of the disclosure relate to methods and an apparatus for passive milk collection from a human breast to be worn with a brassiere or other supporting garment. In some examples disclosed herein, a cupped container having a concave inner surface and a convex outer surface may be removably coupled to a lid attachment having an opening for receiving a liquid. Other aspects, configurations, and features are also claimed and described.

Proximity Offloading and Service Continuity Support for Mobile Communication Devices

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180359703

Systems and methods are provided to facilitate direct wireless communication between mobile communication devices while avoiding the need for mobile communication devices to periodically scan for in-range devices and avoiding unwanted breaks in traffic caused by changes in the source and/or destination IP address of packets. Mobile communication devices periodically update their positions to a server, which can send a notification when a mobile communication device comes within range. Further, mobile communication devices can encapsulate packets with an IP address used for direct wireless communication to facilitate this direct wireless communication without disrupting traffic over a core network.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF DELIVERY OF BIOACTIVE AGENTS USING BACTERIAL TOXIN-DERIVED TRANSPORT SEQUENCES

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180353610

The field of the present invention relates, in part, to a strategy for novel pharmaceutical applications. More specifically, the present invention relates to a non-toxic mutant form of the Vibrio cholera Cholix gene (ntCholix), a variant of Cholix truncated at amino acid A 386 (Cholix 386 ) and the use of other various Cholix-derived polypeptide sequences to enhance intestinal delivery of biologically-active therapeutics. Importantly, the systems and methods described herein provide for the following: the ability to deliver macromolecule doses without injections; the ability to deliver cargo, such as (but not limited to) siRNA or antisense molecules into intracellular compartments where their activity is required; and the delivery of nanoparticles and dendrimer-based carriers across biological membranes, which otherwise would have been impeded due to the barrier properties of most such membranes.

GENETIC CONSTRUCT

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180353621

The invention provides genetic constructs and recombinant vectors comprising such constructs. The constructs and vectors can be used in gene therapy methods for treating a range of disorders, including glaucoma and deafness, or for promoting nerve regeneration and/or survival.

PRESSURE SENSOR

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180356308

A pressure sensor according to an embodiment includes: a support member; a membrane supported by the support and having flexibility; and a strain detection element formed on the membrane. The strain detection element includes a first magnetic layer formed on the membrane and having a magnetization, a second magnetic layer having a magnetization, and an intermediate layer formed between the first magnetic layer and the second magnetic layer. A direction of at least one of the magnetization of the first magnetic layer and the magnetization of the second magnetic layer changes relatively to that of the other depending on a strain of the membrane. Moreover, the membrane includes an oxide layer that includes aluminum.

PROCESSING CONTEXT-BASED INQUIRIES FOR KNOWLEDGE RETRIEVAL

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180357272

Provided herein are techniques for processing a context-situated inquiry to provide results satisfying the inquiry. An inquiry and its supporting context are processed using natural language processing to determine an interpretation for the inquiry and context, and the interpretation is presented to receive corrective information for the interpretation. The corrective information is applied to the interpretation and content is retrieved based on the interpretation of inquiry and context to produce candidate results for the inquiry. Supplemental information is iteratively received to generate updated candidate results.

CROWD BASED BONUS AND PROMOTIONAL SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180357859

A bonus and/or promotion system, such as for a casino or other retail location, includes one or more sensors for detecting the presence of one or more persons at a location and a bonus or promotion generator configured to generate and output bonuses or promotions based upon detected levels of persons in an area. The bonus or promotion generator may provide an output to existing audio and/or visual display devices of the location for announcing bonuses or promotions.

THERMOPLASTIC ROOFING MEMBRANES FOR FULLY-ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180355616

A roof system comprising a substrate and thermoplastic membrane adhered to the substrate, where the thermoplastic membrane is characterized, prior to being adhered to the substrate, by a stiffness represented by a flexural modulus of less than 90 MPa, or by a Taber stiffness of less than 15, or by a Shore D hardness of less than 40, or by a combination of a flexural modulus of less than 90 MPa, a Taber stiffness of less than 15, and a Shore D hardness of less than 40.

DISASTER SCENARIO BASED INFERENTIAL ANALYSIS USING FEEDBACK FOR EXTRACTING AND COMBINING CYBER RISK INFORMATION

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180359276

Various embodiments of the present technology include methods of assessing risk of a cyber security failure in a computer network of an entity. Some embodiments include generating a disaster scenario that includes elements of a disaster event, modeling the disaster scenario against a profile of the computer network and the entity, determining theoretical damage based on the modeling, and updating a cyber security policy or a network change to mitigate the theoretical damage.

PHOTODETECTION DEVICE INCLUDING INTERFERENCE ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180356212

A photodetection device including an image sensor that includes fifth pixels and sixth pixels; an interference element that includes fifth incident regions; and illumination that emits light in a first wavelength band and a second wavelength band. The interference element causes first interference of light in the first wavelength band incident on two fifth incident regions, and guides resultant light of the first interference to any of the fifth pixels and guides another part of the light in the first wavelength band to any of the sixth pixels, and causes second interference of part of the light in the second wavelength band incident on the two fifth incident regions, and guides resultant light of the second interference to any of the fifth pixels and guides another part of the light in the second wavelength band incident on the two fifth incident regions to any of the sixth pixels.

DIAMINO PYRIMIDINE DERIVATIVES

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180354904

The present invention describes novel diamino pyridine derivatives exhibiting JAK modulating properties. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these novel compounds, methods of using said compounds in the treatment of various diseases and disorders being susceptible to JAK modulation, and processes for preparing the compounds described hereinafter.

HINGE

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180355651

A hinge includes a hinge arm, a hinge cup, at least one resilient member, and a retaining member. The hinge cup is pivotally connected with respect to the hinge arm and includes a receiving room. The resilient member is mounted in the receiving room of the hinge cup. The retaining member is mounted at the resilient member.

PRE-CAST DECORATIVE RETAINING WALL SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180355576

Provided is a pre-cast structural and/or decorative retaining walls, concrete walls that require moment restraints in one or two directions like retaining walls, monuments, levy walls, fences, building walls or any freestanding wall structure consisting of concrete walls constructed on a horizontal surface normally at a manufacturing facility, on rolling platforms or other substrate, or preferably built on the construction site where after curing the pre-fabricated walls can be installed at a site. The pre-cast panels can have a wide variety of decorative elements readily applied to both the upper and lower downside reflection surface. A unique feature is the buttress system that is added to the back of the wall system when elevated retention is required. By placing the buttress portion on top of the footing, and tying into the pre-decorated wall with reinforcement, an eco-friendly, design optional retaining wall system is accomplished which is rapidly and economically installed.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VIRTUAL TRAINING WITH HAPTIC FEEDBACK

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180356893

Determining physical profiles of physical objects using haptic gloves for use during virtual training of end users. Particular methods and systems detect when a first haptic glove is in contact with a physical object, determine physical profile data for the physical object based on outputs from sensors of the first haptic glove when in contact with the physical object, store the physical profile data in association with a virtual object that represents the physical object, and use the physical profile data to limit physical movement of a second haptic glove operated by an end user during a virtual training session.

PRODUCTION METHOD FOR COVER

Pub Date: 2018-12-13

Pub Number: US20180354171

A production method for a cover attached to an outer ring of a hub unit including procedures as follows. A nut is supported by a first protrusion of a first mold. By a second protrusion of a second mold, a core bar including a cylindrical section to be inserted into the outer ring is supported. A resin material is injected into a cavity formed by the first mold and the second mold to form a cover including a nut and a core bar. The cover is detached from the second mold by moving the first mold in a direction of being separated from the second mold. After this, the cover is detached from the first mold by pushing out the cover in a die matching direction with a pin disposed in the first mold.