Total 6875 patents for "2019-03-14"

HYDRAULIC MOUNT APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077243

A hydraulic mount apparatus comprises a housing having an upper portion and a lower portion and defining a housing chamber. A partition member disposed therein and divides the housing chamber into a pumping chamber and a receiving chamber. A decoupler including a magnetic actuator is attached to the partition member. A moving member is disposed in the pumping chamber and attached to the decoupler. The moving member includes at least two magnetic inserts disposed therein, spaced from one another, to move the moving member from a first position to a second position in response to a magnetic field. The first position is defined as the moving member being spaced from the decoupler. The second position is defined as the moving member being attached to the decoupler.

PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081230

A piezoelectric element 10 includes a lower electrode, constituted of a Pt/Ti laminated film, a PLT seed layer, formed on the lower electrode, a PZT piezoelectric film, formed on the PLT seed layer, and an upper electrode, formed on the PZT piezoelectric film. A curve Q1 is a curve drawn such as to pass through a plurality of plotted points, each expressing a PLT (100) peak intensity with respect to a Pt (111) peak intensity according to a substrate setting temperature during forming of the Pt/Ti laminated film. A relationship of the PLT (100) peak intensity with respect to the Pt (111) peak intensity is within a range in the curve Q1 until the PLT (100) peak intensity decreases by 5% from a peak point P, at which the PLT (100) peak intensity is the maximum, and a (100) orientation rate of PLT constituting the seed layer is not less than 85%.

METHOD FOR EXOSOMAL BIOMARKER DETECTION BY ELECTRIC FIELD-INDUCED RELEASE AND MEASUREMENT

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078159

The molecules harbored in exosomes play important roles in biological science. A highly desirable goal for exosome research is the rapid, simple, simultaneous tracking and quantification of exosome harbored molecules. Disclosed herein are methods and devices for inducing the release and measurement of biomolecules harbored in exosomes. The disclosed method, Electric Field Induced Release and Measurement (EFIRM) technique, uses an electrical field to simultaneously disrupt exosomes to release the contents and measure the harbored exosomal RNA/proteins. The exosome vesicle contents can be released within minutes. This provides a potential on-site method for the detection of exosome-harbored biomolecules.

1,4,5-SUBSTITUTED 1,2,3-TRIAZOLE ANALOGUES AS ANTAGONISTS OF THE PREGNANE X RECEPTOR

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077770

In an aspect, the invention relates to 1,4,5-substituted 1,2,3-triazole and 1,2,4,5-substituted imidazoles, which are modulators the pregnane X receptor (PXR); synthesis methods for making the compounds; pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds; and methods of modulating an adverse drug reaction in a mammal using the compounds and pharmaceutical compositions; methods of treatment of a disorder of uncontrolled cellular proliferation, such as a cancer, using the compounds and pharmaceutical compositions; methods of modulating pregnane X receptor activity in a mammal using the compounds and pharmaceutical compositions. 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.

Information Transceiving Method, Apparatus, And System

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190082404

An information transceiving method, apparatus, and system are described. The information transceiving method includes: determining a subframe length of a serving cell; determining a synchronization signal period of the serving cell based on the subframe length of the serving cell; and sending or receiving information in the serving cell based on the synchronization signal period and the subframe length. In some implementations, the synchronization signal period of the serving cell is determined based on the subframe length of the serving cell.

LEVEL SHIFT CIRCUIT

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081622

According to one embodiment, in a level shift circuit, a first PMOS transistor is electrically connected at a gate to a first node to which a first signal having an amplitude to be a first power-supply potential is input, is electrically connected to a second node at a source, and is electrically connected at a drain to an output terminal from which a signal having an amplitude to be a second power-supply potential is output. The first NMOS transistor is electrically connected to the first node at a gate and is electrically connected to the output terminal at a drain. The second PMOS transistor is electrically connected to a node to be the second power-supply potential at a source, and is electrically connected to the second node at a drain. The potential adjusting circuit is electrically connected to at least the second node.

PROVIDING VARIABLE INTERPRETATION OF USEFULNESS INDICATORS FOR MEMORY TABLES IN PROCESSOR-BASED SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079772

Providing variable interpretation of usefulness indicators for memory tables in processor-based systems is disclosed. In one aspect, a memory system comprises a memory table providing multiple memory table entries, each including a usefulness indicator. A memory controller of the memory system comprises a global polarity indicator representing how the usefulness indicator for each memory table entry is interpreted and updated by the memory controller. If the global polarity indicator is set, the memory controller interprets a value of each usefulness indicator as directly corresponding to the usefulness of the corresponding memory table entry. Conversely, if the global polarity indicator is not set, the polarity is reversed such that the memory controller interprets the usefulness indicator value as inversely corresponding to the usefulness of the corresponding memory table entry. In this manner, the interpretation and updating of usefulness indicators by the memory controller can be varied using the global polarity indicator.

METHODS AND KITS FOR NUCLEIC ACID SAMPLE PREPARATION FOR SEQUENCING

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078084

The present disclosure relates to methods and kits for DNA library construction, particularly for consistent and reproducible DNA sequencing.

MAGAZINE ASSEMBLY AND STAPLER INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077001

A magazine assembly and a stapler including the same are provided. The magazine assembly includes a main body and a staple-pushing mechanism. The main body has a seat body and at least one rail, the seat body has a first end portion and a second end portion, a connection of the first and second end portions is defined as a moving path, and the at least one rail is disposed on the seat body. The staple-pushing mechanism is arranged on the main body, the staple-pushing mechanism includes a staple-pushing member and a constant force spring, and the staple-pushing member is driven to move toward the first end portion via the constant force spring.

IMAGE SENSORS WITH IN-PIXEL LENS ARRAYS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081098

An image sensor may include an array of pixels. Pixels in the array may include a photodiode that converts incident light into electrical charge and a charge storage region for storing the electrical charge before it is read out from the pixel. Pixels in the array may include a microlens formed over the photodiode that directs light onto the photodiode. Pixels in the array may include an additional array of microlenses between the microlens and the photodiode. The additional array of microlenses may direct light away from the charge storage region to prevent charge stored at the charge storage region from being affected by light that is not incident upon the photodiode. The image sensor may be a backside illuminated image sensor that operates in a global shutter mode.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190082437

Provided is a method and an apparatus for transmitting uplink control information by a terminal in wireless communication system. When a PUCCH resource used for transmitting only periodic CSI from a subframe, the resource is a first resource, and a resource indicated by ARI is a second resource, when a setting allows transmitting together

Method and Systems for Providing On-demand Real Estate Related Products and Services

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080425

A computing device includes one or more memory devices, one or more processors and computer-readable instructions executable by the one or more processors, the computer-readable instructions to cause the computing device to 1) receive real estate product selection from real estate customer; 2) receive real estate meeting request time value and real estate meeting location from the real estate customer; 3) generate query including the real estate product selection, the real estate meeting request time value and the real estate meeting location; 4) communicate the query including the real estate product selection, the real estate meeting request time value and the real estate meeting location to a database server; 5) receive, in real time from the database server, one or more recommended real estate agents based at least in part on the real estate product selection, the real estate meeting request time and the real estate meeting location.

FIBER OPTIC PAYOUT ASSEMBLY INCLUDING CABLE SPOOL

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079259

A fiber optic enclosure assembly includes a housing having an interior region and a bearing mount disposed in the interior region of the housing. A cable spool is connectedly engaged with the bearing mount such that the cable spool selectively rotates within the housing. A termination module disposed on the cable spool so that the termination module rotates in unison with the cable spool. A method of paying out a fiber optic cable from a fiber optic enclosure includes rotating a cable spool, which has a subscriber cable coiled around a spooling portion of the cable spool, about an axis of a housing of the fiber optic enclosure until a desired length of subscriber cable is paid out. A termination module is disposed on the cable spool.

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, COMPUTER AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079597

A method includes identifying a first area in a real space. The method further includes identifying in a virtual space a second area corresponding to the first area. The method further includes detecting in the first area a first position of a part of a body of a user. The method further includes moving, in the second area, an object in the virtual space such that a second position of the object corresponds to the first position. The method further includes determining whether an error occurred in the second position based on the first position failing to be detected correctly. The method further includes moving the object to an erroneous position in the virtual space. The method further includes generating an image including the object at a position immediately before the object has been moved to the erroneous position. The method further includes displaying the image.

GAS GENERATOR

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077360

A gas generator includes an elongated cylindrical housing, an accommodation chamber defining member arranged in the housing, a gas generating agent, and an autoignition agent. The accommodation chamber defining member includes a cylindrical portion which extends in a direction in parallel to an axial direction of the housing and accommodates the gas generating agent therein. A heat insulating layer is located between the housing and the cylindrical portion. The autoignition agent is arranged in a portion inside the housing in the axial direction of the housing where no heat insulating layer is provided, as being in contact with the housing with a member made of a metal being interposed.

PROCESS FOR PREPARING CATALYSTS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077894

Catalysts having a higher total capacity and containing fewer organic impurities are provided for condensation, addition and esterification reactions, as well as a process for preparing these catalysts and for use of the catalysts for preparation of bisphenols.

Process for Preparing Quinolin-2-yl-phenylamine Derivatives and their Salts

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077760

The present invention relates (i) to a process for the preparation of quinolin-2-yl-phenylamine derivatives of formula (I)

ANTI-ICOS AGONIST ANTIBODIES AND USES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190076515

The present invention provides isolated monoclonal antibodies (e.g., humanized and human monoclonal antibodies) that bind to human Inducible T Cell COStimulator (ICOS) and exhibit therapeutically desirable functional properties, e.g., the ability to stimulate human ICOS activity. Nucleic acid molecules encoding the antibodies of the invention, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for expressing the antibodies of the invention are also provided. Immunoconjugates, bispecific molecules, and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the antibodies of the invention are also provided. The antibodies of the invention can be used, for example, as an agonist to stimulate or enhance an immune response in a subject, e.g., antigen-specific T cell responses against a tumor or viral antigen. The antibodies of the invention can also be used in combination with other antibodies (e.g., PD-1, PD-L1, and/or CTLA-4 antibodies) to treat, for example, cancer. Accordingly, the antibodies can be used in therapeutic applications and methods to detect ICOS protein.

MOBILE INSPECTION AND REPORTING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080282

A reporting method including receiving, at a server, target authority information, said target authority information including identifying information and contact information related to a target. Also receiving at the server, a media information, such as a picture or audio recording that includes location information generally identifying the location the media represents. The server may then analyze the media information to identify target information. The analysis may identify the object or the absence of an object or other characteristics including but not limited to inventory. Operations further compare the target information to the target authority information, and transmit target information to the target authority using the contact information.

MALFUNCTION LIGHTING

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079546

An apparatus includes a high side heat exchanger, a first load, a second load, a first plurality of lights, a second plurality of lights, a third plurality of lights, and a controller. The high side heat exchanger removes heat from a refrigerant. The first load uses the refrigerant to cool a space proximate the first load. The second load uses the refrigerant to cool a space proximate the second load. The first plurality of lights is coupled to the high side heat exchanger. The second plurality of lights is coupled to the first load. The third plurality of lights is coupled to the second load. The controller receives an indication of a detected malfunction in at least one of the high side heat exchanger, the first load, the second load, and in response to the indication, activates the first, second, and third plurality of lights.

VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE MOUNTED ON VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077455

Provided are a vehicle control device provided in a vehicle and a method for controlling a vehicle. The vehicle control device for controlling a vehicle having a camera and a steering wheel includes a communication unit communicating with at least one of the camera and the steering wheel, and a controller transmitting, when a predetermined condition is met, a driving command to a driving unit which applies an external force to move the steering wheel along a predetermined route, receiving a photographed image from the camera while the steering wheel is moving, and performing authentication of a driver's face using the image.

DEVICES AND SYSTEMS WITH AN EXTERNAL DISPLACEMENT MECHANISM FOR CONTAMINANT-FREE ENGAGEMENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL VESSELS AND PHARMACEUTICAL ADMINISTRATION DEVICES

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190076321

The present invention relates, in some embodiments thereof, to systems, devices and methods allowing for an engagement of two or more vessels or devices in a decontaminated manner. In some embodiments of the invention, the systems and devices of the invention include a first connection interface attached to a first vessel and a second connection interface attached to a second vessel, wherein the first connection interface and the second connection interface are configured to allow for an engagement between the first vessel and the second vessel, and wherein the first and second connection interfaces are further configured to externally displace from the engagement between the first vessel and the second vessel while a hermetically sealed connection is maintained between the first vessel and the second vessel.

IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079450

An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor and an exposure device. The exposure device is configured to expose a surface of the photoreceptor and to form an electrostatic latent image. The exposure device includes a light source, a polygon mirror and a polygon motor. The light source is configured to emit a beam. The polygon mirror is configured to deflect the beam emitted from the light source. The polygon motor is configured to rotate the polygon mirror. The polygon motor is rotated at least temporarily when an aging mode to remove moisture from the surface of the photoreceptor is executed.

DISPLAY UNIT

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081125

A display unit includes a first substrate, a transistor, first and second wiring layers, and an insulating film. The first substrate is provided with a display region and a peripheral region. The transistor is provided in the display region, and includes a semiconductor layer, a gate electrode facing the semiconductor layer, a gate insulating film between the gate electrode and the semiconductor layer, and a source-drain electrode electrically coupled to the semiconductor layer. The first wiring layer is provided in the peripheral region, electrically coupled to the transistor, and disposed closer to the first substrate than the same layer as the gate electrode and the source-drain electrode. The second wiring layer is provided on the first substrate and has an electric potential different from the first wiring layer. The insulating film is provided between the second wiring layer and the first wiring layer.

COMMUNICATION TRANSMISSION WITH SUPER-GAUSSIAN FILTERING IN RECEIVER

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081823

In a transmission system, a transmission signal is generated from transmission data. The transmission signal has a series of shaped pulses, such as raised-cosine or root-raised-cosine shaped pulses, formed using a pulse-shaping filter. A reception signal, based on the transmission signal having passed through a transmission channel, is sampled to generate sampled digital data. The sampled digital data is filtered through a receiver filter to regenerate the transmission data, where the pulse shaping filter and the receiver filter are mismatched.

LOCKING APPARATUS FOR AN ADJUSTABLE BASKETBALL GOAL

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190076712

A locking apparatus for an adjustable basketball goal. The locking apparatus may include a center plate, a sleeve, a first side plate, and a second side plate. The center plate may define a center plate opening. The sleeve may extend from the center plate and define a bore extending therethrough. The bore may terminate at the center plate opening, and the sleeve may further define a pair of apertures disposed opposite one another. The first side plate may extend from a first end portion of the center plate. The second side plate may extend from a second end portion of the center plate.

INCREASING PRIVACY AND SECURITY LEVEL AFTER POTENTIAL ATTACK

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081975

An indication that a computer security of a user account has been potentially compromised is received. In response to the indication that the computer security of the user account has been potentially compromised, a privacy setting for the user account is automatically modified to increase a sharing restriction on a content of the user account.

NOVEL CRYOGENIC COMPOSITION

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190076292

The present invention relates to a novel cryogenic composition intended to be used in thermal treatment devices, and also to its process of preparation. The invention also relates to a thermal treatment device and more particularly to a medical device used to cool a part of the human or animal body, in particular after trauma, inflammation or a surgical act. The invention has application in the therapeutic and/or medical field but also in other fields, such as, for example, for the cooling or the maintenance at low temperature of foodstuffs.

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS TO TREAT DRUG-INDUCED DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078086

Methods and compounds useful to treat drug-induced diseases and conditions are provided. Methods of administering one or more MCJ-inhibiting compounds to decrease MCJ polypeptide activity in cells, tissues, and/or subjects as a treatment for a drug-induced disease or condition are provided.

CONTROL SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081585

A control system includes a plurality of control devices each including an initial check unit that performs an initial check before drive control of a rotary electric machine, a transmission/reception unit that transmits/receives an end signal indicating that the initial check is ended, and a drive control unit that performs the drive control of the rotary electric machine after the initial check. The drive control unit starts the drive control of the rotary electric machine when the initial check of the corresponding control device is ended and the end signal is acquired from another control device, and starts the drive control of the rotary electric machine after a lapse of a predetermined time from the start of the initial check of the corresponding control device when the initial check of the corresponding control device is ended and the end signal is not acquired from the another control device.