Total 8403 patents for "2018-12-20"

CONNECTING ROD TYPE LOWER LIMB EXOSKELETON REHABILITATION ROBOT

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180360685

The present invention discloses a connecting rod-type lower limb exoskeleton rehabilitation robot, comprising a treadmill, two pneumatic muscle frames, two transmission devices and two lower limb exoskeletons; the pneumatic muscle frame includes a thigh rotating shaft, a calf rotating shaft, a hip joint shaft, pneumatic muscles and a support frame; the transmission device includes a thigh transmission mechanism and a calf transmission mechanism; the thigh transmission mechanism is a parallel four-connecting-rod mechanism composed of a thigh rotating arm, a thigh connecting rod and a thigh skeleton; the calf transmission mechanism includes two four-connecting-rod mechanisms; and the lower limb exoskeleton is connected to the pneumatic muscle frame through the transmission device. Compared with other exoskeleton rehabilitation robots driven by pneumatic muscles, the exoskeleton rehabilitation robot in the present invention, which concentrates all pneumatic muscles in the pneumatic muscle framework, has a simple, compact structure, and is safe and easy to operate.

Method for simultaneous plasma edge encapsulation of at least two adhesive tape sides

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180363142

The invention relates to a method for plasma treatment of at least one surface, wherein a plasma stream (7 a ) is guided from a plasma nozzle (1) and at least one surface is disposed outside a stream-directionally extended opening cross section of an opening (21) in the plasma nozzle (1), and the plasma stream (7 a ) is diverted onto the at least one surface.

ULTRA LIGHT TRAILER FRAME

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180362092

A trailer frame is disclosed that comprises a panel with a plurality of inserts installed at certain hard point locations where external components and equipment may be attached. In one embodiment, the inserts are two-piece formed hard points, whereas in other embodiments, the inserts are one piece solid hard points. In some embodiments, the panel is a sandwich panel. The inserts may be installed in the panel in a variety of manners, for example, they may be set flush within shallow pockets machined or routed into the panel's outer skins. Also, brackets may be utilized to interconnect components or equipment to the hard point inserts.

MULTI-PARAMETER DISTRIBUTED FIBER OPTIC SENSOR SYSTEM AND METHODS OF SENSOR MANUFACTURING

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180364073

Fiber optic sensors for distributed monitoring of physical parameters along a fiber optic cable are disclosed. A sensor comprises a fiber optic cable mounted to a flexible member disposed in a sensor housing body. The flexible member is coupled to the body and to a bladder in the body. The bladder is exposed to an immediate external environment to the sensor through a port in the body so that changes in pressure or liquid level in the environment cause changes to the size of the bladder, which in turn change the shape of the flexible body to impart mechanical strain on the cable. The cable may be inscribed by fiber Bragg gratings. Changes in spectra may be analyzed to measure the physical parameters. Simultaneous measurement of temperature, liquid and gas pressure, vibration, mechanical strain, liquid level, liquid flow rate, and deformation in a distributed fashion generates a 3-D environmental map.

AUTOMOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING UNMANNED AIR VEHICLE INTERMEDIARY

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180365995

Systems and methods are provided for providing information to a vehicle via an unmanned air vehicle. The unmanned air vehicle includes a detector assembly that converts electromagnetic radiation into an electronic signal and signal processing logic that extracts information representing traffic conditions from the electronic signal. A transceiver communicates with an automobile, such that the extracted information is provided to the automobile

PREPARATION OF NANOSIZED CUBIC LITHIUM LANTHANUM ZIRCONATE FAST ION CONDUCTOR VIA FACILE POLYMER-CHELATE COMBUSTION ROUTE

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180362360

Nanosized cubic lithium lanthanum zirconate is synthesized by forming a solution including an organic compound and compounds of lithium, lanthanum, and zirconium; drying the solution to yield a solid; and heating the solid in the presence of oxygen to pyrolyze the organic compound to yield a product comprising nanosized cubic lithium lanthanum zirconate.

METHOD FOR DETERMINING LOCATION IN FREQUENCY DOMAIN, BASE STATION, COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM AND SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180367360

A method for determining a location in a frequency domain, a base station, a computer-readable medium and a system are provided. The method includes determining a subcarrier where a Phase Tracking Reference Signal (PT-RS) is located based on an identification of a DeModulation Reference Signal (DMRS) port associated with the PT-RS. With this method, a subcarrier location where a PT-RS associated with a DMRS port is located can be determined.

SYSTEMS, METHODS, APPARATUS, MECHANISMS, AND DEVICES FOR DELIVERING ODORS, FRAGRANCES, AND CHEMICALS

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180360027

A dispensing device includes a body having an open end, a second end, and a stick disposed in the body, the stick including a semi-solid material. The device also includes a mechanism adapted to cause a portion of the stick to extend from the open end of the body in response to an action by a user. The semi-solid material may include a deodorizing material, antiperspirant material, sanitizing material, perfume, sterilizing material, air freshening material, or insect repellent material. The stick may be uniformly composed of the semi-solid material, or may include a plurality of detachable blocks, each block including a layer of aluminum foil, a layer of adhesive material, and a layer of semi-solid material.

Homogenizer Comprising A Light Source

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180364464

The invention relates to a homogenizer having an input surface and an output surface which are incongruent to one another, at least one inclined surface extending between the input surface and the output surface. The inclined surface is corrugated. According to the invention, the homogenizer is designed as a hollow element which surrounds the LED chips (14) reflectively.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING RESISTANCE IN A WIRE FEED DEVICE

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180361494

A system for monitoring a welding device including a wire feed device and a processor communicatively coupled to a non-transitory computer-readable medium. The wire feed device may include a motor to rotate a roller to advance a filler wire from a bobbin towards a torch. The processor may execute instructions stored on the non-transitory computer-readable medium to determine an applied feed force parameter and a threshold feed force parameter and compare the applied feed force parameter to the threshold feed force parameter to update an error state indicator, such as a user interface, for example.

Network Node, Radio Network Nodes, Wireless Device and Methods Performed Therein

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180368036

Embodiments herein relate to a method performed by a first radio network node for enabling detection of one or more radio network nodes in a wireless communication network (1). The first radio network node (12) triggers an initiation of a transmission of a signal of identification from the one or more radio network nodes, wherein first radio network node (12) transmits a request to a network node (13,16) requesting activation of the transmission of the signal of identification from the one or more radio network nodes.

ASSEMBLY INTENDED FOR A TIRE AND INCLUDING WOVEN OR KNITTED FABRIC(S) INCLUDING PRE-ADHERED WIRE ELEMENTS

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180361791

During the process for the manufacture of a tire (20) assemblage (24) comprising:

COMMUNICATION CONTROL DEVICE, BASE STATION, TERMINAL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180368006

[Object] To provide a communication control device, a base station, a terminal device, a communication control method, and a wireless communication method which are capable of improving user throughput by performing more flexible frequency control. [Solution] Provided is a communication control device including: a communication unit configured to communicate with a base station of a wireless communication system in which one or more frequencies are used; a setting unit configured to set an event and set a frequency to be used by the base station using occurrence of the set event as a trigger; and an acquiring unit configured to acquire information for the setting by the setting unit.

ACTIVE ASSEMBLY SYSTEM, ACTIVE ASSEMBLY METHOD AND POSITIONING ASSEMBLY DEVICE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180361590

An active assembly system, an active assembly method and a positioning assembly device thereof are disclosed. The active assembly system, used for assembling a first assembly and a second assembly together, includes a main control device and the positioning assembly device. The positioning assembly device includes a fixed bracket, a drive device, and a robotic arm. The fixed bracket is used for setting the first assembly. The drive device has the capability of performing multiple degrees of freedom of motion. The robotic arm, used for setting the second assembly, is fixedly linked to the drive device and is actuated simultaneously with the drive device, wherein when the first assembly and the second assembly are assembled together, the main control device drives the drive device and the robotic arm according to the assembly image to adjust an assembly position and an assembly angle of the second assembly.

OUTDOOR UNIT AND AIR CONDITIONER INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180363928

A heat exchanger, an axial-flow fan, a bell mouth, a fan motor, and a baffle plate are disposed in a casing of an outdoor unit. The casing includes a front panel provided with an air outlet, and a rear panel provided with an air inlet. The bell mouth and the baffle plate are disposed on an inner surface of the front panel. The bell mouth has a first opening opened toward the heat exchanger, and a second opening opened toward the air outlet. The baffle plate is disposed to incline from a predetermined position on the inner surface of the front panel toward where the bell mouth is disposed.

Systems and Methods for the Interpretation of Genetic and Genomic Variants via an Integrated Computational and Experimental Deep Mutational Learning Framework

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180365372

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for determining phenotypic impacts of molecular variants identified within a biological sample. Embodiments include receiving molecular variants associated with functional elements within a model system. The embodiments then determine molecular scores associated with the model system. The embodiments then determine molecular signals and population signals associated with the molecular variants based on the molecular scores. The embodiments then determine functional scores for the molecular variants based on statistical learning. The embodiments then derive evidence scores of the molecular variants based on the functional scores. The embodiments then determine phenotypic impacts of the molecular variants based on the functional scores or evidence scores.

METHOD, SYSTEM AND SMART TERMINAL FOR IMPLEMENTING VIRTUAL SIM CARD

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180367983

A virtual SIM card can establish a communication connection between a subscriber terminal and a virtual SIM card operation server, sending order information for purchasing the virtual SIM card to the virtual SIM card operation server, receiving IMSI and authentication information of a virtual SIM card corresponding to the order information returned by the virtual SIM card operation server, downloading said IMSI and authentication information locally and activating a preset virtual SIM card module, and controlling the virtual SIM card module to access the network via a MODEM port module.

SECRET SEARCH SYSTEM, SECRET SEARCH METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180365433

A management apparatus (500) stores encrypted tags (C(D)) and encrypted data such that they are associated with each other. When a search apparatus (400) obtains a search keyword (s) for searching for encrypted data stored in the management apparatus (500), the search apparatus (400) calculates deterministic information (t) which is uniquely determined by the search keyword (s), and generates a search query (Q(s)) by performing encryption of a probabilistic encryption scheme on the search keyword (s) using the deterministic information (t). The search apparatus (400) transmits the search query (Q(s)) to the management apparatus (500). When the management apparatus (500) receives the search query (Q(s)) from the search apparatus (400), the management apparatus (500) determines whether the search keyword (s) obtained by decrypting the search query (Q(s)) matches an associated keyword obtained by decrypting an encrypted tag (c) stored in the management apparatus (500).

TRAPEZOIDAL CMP GROOVE PATTERN

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180361533

The polishing pad is suitable for polishing or planarizing a wafer of at least one of semiconductor, optical and magnetic substrates. The polishing pad includes a polishing layer having a polymeric matrix and radial feeder grooves in the polishing layer separating the polishing layer into polishing regions. The radial feeder grooves extend at least from a location adjacent the center to a location adjacent the outer edge of the polishing pad. Each polishing region includes a series of spaced non-isosceles trapezoid groove structures having parallel base segments connecting two adjacent radial feeder grooves to form leg segments. The series of non-isosceles trapezoid groove structures extend from adjacent the outer edge toward the center of the polishing pad with the perimeter of the series of trapezoid structures also being a trapezoid.

NAPHTHOINDACENODITHIOPHENES AND POLYMERS

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180362704

Polymers comprising at least one unit of formula 1 and compounds of the formula 1 wherein, in formulae 1 and 1 n is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4 m is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4 X is at each occurrence selected from the group consisting of O, S, Se or Te, Q is at each occurrence selected from the group consisting of C, Si or Ge R is at each occurrence selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C 1-30 -alkyl, C 2-30 -alkenyl, C 2-30 -alkynyl, C 5-12 -cycloalkyl, C 6-18 -aryl, R 2 , R 2 , R* are at each occurrence independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C 1-30 -alkyl, C 2-30 -alkenyl, C 2-30 -alkynyl, C 5-12 -cycloalkyl, C 6-18 -aryl, 5 to 20 membered hetero-aryl, OR 21 , OC(O)R 21 , C(O)OR 21 , C(O)R 21 , NR 21 R 22 , NR 21 C(O)R 22 , C(O)NR 21 R 22 , N[C(O)R 21 ][C(O)R 22 ], SR 21 , halogen, CN, SiR Sis R Sit R Siu and OH, L 1 and L 2 are independently from each other and at each occurrence selected from the group consisting of C 6-30 -arylene, 5 to 30 membered heteroarylene.

Method for Assigning Installation Task and Terminal Device

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180365067

A method for assigning an installation task and a terminal device are provided. The method includes the following. Available processor resources are queried according to operation levels of processor resources in response to a start signal for an installation task of an application detected. The installation task is assigned to the available processor resources for executing when the available processor resources are queried. A performance index of the available processor resources is improved.

CONCURRENT SEGMENTATION USING VECTOR PROCESSING

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180365284

A system for segmenting an input data stream, comprising a processor adapted to split an input data stream to a plurality of data sub-streams such that each of the plurality of data sub-streams has an overlapping portion with a consecutive data sub-stream of the plurality of data sub-streams, create concurrently a plurality of segmented data sub-streams by concurrently segmenting the plurality of data sub-streams each in one of a plurality of processing pipelines of the processor and join the plurality of segmented data sub-streams to create a segmented data stream by synchronizing a sequencing of each of the plurality of segmented data sub-streams according to one or more overlapping segments in the overlapping portion of each two consecutive data sub-streams of the plurality of data sub-streams.

ADJUSTMENT STRUCTURE OF BRIDLE

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180364490

An adjustment structure of bridle including a bridle, rotating shaft, and a knob is provided. The bridle has a rack. The rotating shaft has a first ring gear and a second ring gear both around an axis, wherein the first ring gear is coupled to the rack, such that the rotating shaft moves along the bridle by rotating about the axis itself The knob is rotated about the axis and moved along the axis to be movably coupled to the rotating shaft. The knob has a third ring gear to be engaged with or released from the second ring gear by the knob moving along the axis. When the third ring gear is engaged with the second ring gear, the knob is forced to drive the rotating shaft to rotate about the axis.

OPTICAL MEMBER AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180364408

An optical member includes a light guide plate, a first low refractive layer, a wavelength conversion layer, and a passivation layer. The first low refractive layer is disposed on the light guide plate. A refractive index of the first low refractive layer is smaller than a refractive index of the light guide plate. The wavelength conversion layer is disposed on the first low refractive layer. The passivation layer is disposed on the wavelength conversion layer. The passivation layer covers a side surface of the wavelength conversion layer and a side surface of the first low refractive layer on at least one side.

DELPHI METHOD FOR MEDICAL CODING

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180361238

Systems and methods provide confirmation of accuracy of determining medical codes for medical records. The technology may include processor control instructions or steps for establishing a collection of medical documents as a test sample and for determining a convergence of assigned medical codes for the sample that have been assigned by a plurality of coders to establish a standard of one or more accepted medical codes for the sample. The technology may include instructions for applying the sample to a coding system to obtain a determined medical code for the sample; and for comparing the determined code to the accepted medical codes to rate the coding system's accuracy. In some embodiments, the determined medical codes may be obtained by a software coding algorithm that automatically assigns medical codes to medical records. Moreover, the comparing step may be performed by an algorithm that automatically calculates a rate of the coding system.

FILM FORMING TREATMENT AGENT FOR COMPOSITE CHEMICAL CONVERSION FILM FOR MAGNESIUM ALLOY, AND FILM FORMING PROCESS

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180363145

A film forming treatment agent for a composite chemical conversion film for magnesium alloy, and a film forming process method, and a composite chemical conversion film are provided. Components of the film forming treatment agent for a composite chemical conversion film for magnesium alloy comprise a water solution and a suspension of reduced graphene oxide flakes to the water solution. The water solution comprises strontium ions at 0.1 mol/L to 2.5 mol/L and phosphate ions at 0.06 mol/L to 1.5 mol/L, and pH of the water solution is 1.5 to 4.5. Concentration of the reduced graphene oxide varies between 0.1 mg/L and 5 mg/L. The film forming process method for a composite chemical conversion film for magnesium alloy comprises the following steps of: 1) pretreatment on surface of magnesium alloy matrix; 2) immersion of magnesium alloy matrix in the film forming treatment agent; and 3) removal of magnesium alloy pieces for drying in air. The composite chemical conversion film for magnesium alloy is formed by immersing magnesium alloy matrix in the film forming treatment agent. The composite chemical conversion film for magnesium alloy has excellent corrosion-resistance performance in 3.5 wt % NaCl solution.

VOLUMETRIC EFFICIENCY WET ELECTROLYTE CAPACITOR HAVING A FILL PORT AND TERMINATIONS FOR SURFACE MOUNTING

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180366273

A wet electrolytic surface mount capacitor has a body defining an interior area and having a fill port formed through a wall of the body. A capacitive element is positioned in an interior of the body and is isolated from the body. A surface mount anode termination is in electrical communication with the capacitive element and isolated from the body. A surface mount cathode termination is in electrical communication with the body. An electrolyte is contained in the interior area of the body, and is introduced into the interior area of the body through the fill port. A fill port plug is positioned adjacent the fill port. A fill port cover compresses the fill port plug against the fill port to seal the fill port, and may be welded in place. A method of forming the capacitor is also provided.

BACK COVER UNIT APPLIED TO PORTABLE DEVICE AND HAVING HEAT CONDUCTION FUNCTION

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180368284

A back cover unit applied to portable device and having heat conduction function includes a ceramic back cover having an outer surface and an inner surface. The outer surface faces an external environment, while the inner surface faces a receiving space of a portable electronic device. A heat contact section is disposed on the inner surface in a position corresponding to at least one heat source disposed in the receiving space. The heat contact section has a contact face in contact with the heat source, whereby the heat generated by the heat source can be transferred through the heat contact section to the ceramic back cover to dissipate the heat.

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF TRANSMITTING RF PULSE SIGNAL

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180364321

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes a transmission channel, a first phase shifter, and a second phase shifter. The transmission channel is configured to arrange, in at least a partial section between a generator and a transmitter coil, radio frequency (RF) pulse signals to be transmitted parallel to one another via a plurality of channels. The first phase shifter is configured to shift at least one of phases of the RF pulse signals to be transmitted via the channels, so that the phases of the RF pulse signals are in a relationship of being different from one another. The second phase shifter is configured to shift, in accordance with a phase amount shifted by the first phase shifter, at least one of phases of the RF pulse signals at a stage prior to inputting the RE pulse signals to the transmitter coil.

Intelligent Terminal Remote Controller-Based Internet-of-Things Control System and Control Method

Pub Date: 2018-12-20

Pub Number: US20180367331

An intelligent terminal remote controller-based internet-of-things control system and control method are disclosed. The control system includes at least two household electrical appliance hosts (1) and an intelligent terminal (2), remote controller software is included in the intelligent terminal (2) and communicated with a model database (9) of the intelligent terminal (2), the model database (9) is configured to store model number information and information of all functions of various household electrical appliance hosts to be controlled, the household electrical appliance host (1) includes an MCU control chip (7) storing model number information of a current household electrical appliance host, and a control system unit (5). The present invention allows invoking a back-end database through software and making recognition and judgment among control subjects, so as to solve the problem that the remote-control functions are different for different electrical appliances of different models.