Total 6875 patents for "2019-03-14"

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PHOSPHORAMIDITE AND OLIGONUCLEOTIDE SYNTHESIS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077817

The present disclosure, among other things, provides technologies for preparing and purifying phosphoramidites for oligonucleotide synthesis.

DISPLAY OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR MICRO-LED DEVICES AND ARRAYS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080645

Systems and methods to achieve desired color accuracy, power consumption, and gamma correction in an array of pixels of a micro-LED display. The method and system provides an array of pixels, wherein each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels arranged in a matrix and a driving circuitry configured to provide an individual emission control signal to each sub-pixel of each pixel in the array of pixels to independently control a emission time and a duty cycle of each sub-pixel.

DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF PHYSICAL CELL PLACEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080036

In an embodiment, a method for designing an integrated circuit with target characteristics uses a physical design graph. The physical design graph includes a plurality of physical design sub-configurations, each of the plurality of physical design sub-configurations including a placement of a group of physical cells and having annotated characteristics. The method includes partitioning an integrated circuit electrical design into a plurality of electrical design sub-configurations, including a specific electrical design sub-configuration requiring a specific group of the physical cells. The method includes selecting from the physical design graph, based on the required specific group of the physical cells and the target characteristics, a physical design sub-configuration including the specific group of the physical cells in a specific placement and having the target characteristics. The method includes determining an integrated circuit physical design for manufacturing the integrated circuit.

MACHINING SIMULATION APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079489

A machining simulation apparatus performs a machining simulation in a machine tool by controlling a relative position between a tool model and a material model to perform a machining of the material model with the tool model. The machining simulation is performed with an input of at least one of a position command and a position detection value. The position command and the position detection value are obtained from the machine tool as log data corresponding to a time. A result of the machining simulation is displayed.

Sink Access Device

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190075983

A method of providing access to a sink by a diminutive person in a public restroom and an individual in a wheelchair. The method comprising providing a sink positioned above the floor and also includes providing an unobstructed frontal approach zone of at least thirty inches in width in front of the sink. A sink access device is provided having a first upright position positioned outside the unobstructed frontal approach zone. In this position, an individual in a wheelchair has access to the sink. The sink access device may be deployed into a horizontal position into the frontal approach zone providing access to the sink for a diminutive person such as a child. The sink access device includes a bias for biasing the sink access device in the first natural vertical position.

Cognitive In-Memory API Logging

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079843

Managing application programming interface (API) execution logging is provided. It is determined whether a log trigger definition corresponding to a log include definition is satisfied. In response to determining that the log trigger definition corresponding to the log include definition is satisfied, an execution log of the API is transferred from memory to a file in a storage device. The execution log of the API and a set of API definitions in the file is analyzed using natural language processing to identify a usability context pattern corresponding to the API. A specific set of API log definitions for the API is recommended based on the identified usability context pattern corresponding to the API.

HIGH-STRENGTH TRANSPARENT POLYAMIDIMIDE AND METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077915

The present invention provides a polyamidimide film which maintains transparency and has highly enhanced mechanical properties and heat resistance. The polyamidimide shows excellent transparency, heat resistance, mechanical strength and flexibility and thus can be used in various fields such as substrates for devices, cover substrates for displays, optical films, integrated circuit (IC) packages, adhesive films, multi-layer flexible printed circuits (FPC), tapes, touch panels and protective films for optical disks.

SYSTEM AND A METHOD FOR TESTING A PIPE JOINT

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078963

A system (100) for testing is disclosed. The system (100) comprises a pipe joint having a male pipe section (102) and a female pipe section (104), a test port (106) disposed in a test space provided on the male pipe section (102) and a testing apparatus. The testing apparatus comprises a needle (112), a tubing (114) attached to the needle (112), a pressure supply assembly (116) attached to the tubing (114) in order to provide a predetermined air pressure while testing of the pipe joint and a ballast (118) adapted to support and hold the tubing (114) in order to provide necessary length of the tubing (114) to insert the needle (112) inside the test port (106). Further, the test port (106) is fixed into the interior diameter of the male pipe section (102) and is secured into the test space of the male pipe section (102) using a fastening means.

SCANNER, METHOD OF PRODUCING SCAN DATA, AND SCAN CONTROL PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190082078

A scanner reads an original and generates a read image, specifies a first region having a pattern on a wrinkle and a second region having a wrinkle and no pattern from the read image, and performs a wrinkle reduction process in which the wrinkle is not reduced in the first region and the wrinkle is reduced in the second region, included in the read image.

LIGHT FOR UNDERGROUND MINING AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING UNDERGROUND ASSETS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080567

A lighting unit for use in low lighting environments such as underground mines is provided. The lighting unit includes a main housing having a front opening and a cavity, a first visual lighting assembly positioned within the cavity of the main housing that emits light in the visible spectrum, and a second ultraviolet lighting assembly positioned a fixed distance from the first visual lighting assembly within the cavity of the main housing that emits light in the ultraviolet spectrum. The lighting unit is part of a system for detecting patterns on objects having reflective or high visibility colored material thereon. In addition to the lighting unit, the system includes a camera having a field of view within which the system is configured to detect patterns of reflective or high visibility colored material on one or more objects, a warning device to alert the operator when a marked object enters the camera's field of view. A controller/processor is programmed to detect when a pattern of reflective or high visibility colored material enters the camera's field of view. A variety of patterns can be used, and the controller can be programmed to associated each pattern with a specific object.

LIGNOSULFONATE COATED CALCIUM CHLORIDE

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078004

Ice-melt compositions including calcium chloride coated with a lignosulfonate material are disclosed. The ice-melt compositions can be useful as ice-melt products with improved safety. Also disclosed are methods of melting ice using an ice-melt composition and methods of making an ice-melt composition.

Method of Characterization of Exosomes

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078993

The present invention discloses a method to electrically detect exosomes in a suspension medium, and identify whether the exosomes were released from diseased or healthy cells. The core principle of the method is that, when exosomes originating from diseased or healthy cells are polarized electrically, measurements can be conducted to identify unique and specific electrical capacitance signature, which can be used to characterize the exosomes and identify the cell types they originated from.

OVEN FOR THE THERMAL TREATMENT OF FILAMENTS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190078234

The invention relates to an oven for the thermal treatment of filaments, which comprises: an oven body (1) having a height greater than its width, with a first end (1.1) and a second end (1.2); conduction means (2) for conducting the filaments, comprising first rotary supports (2.1) and second rotary supports (2.2) between which the filaments are threaded; a platform (3) on which the conduction means (2) for conducting the filaments are arranged and which is pivotably arranged at the first end (1.1) of the oven body (1); and attachment means (4) attaching the platform (3) to the second end (1.2) of the oven body (1), transferring the movements of the second end (1.2) of the oven body (1) to the platform (3), such that it assures that the filaments remain parallel to one another, preventing them from becoming deformed or from coming into contact with one another

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081213

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor stack comprising a surface, and an electrode structure comprises an electrode pad formed on the surface, and the electrode structure further comprises a first extending electrode, a second extending electrode and a third extending electrode connecting to the electrode pad. The first extending electrode is closer to a periphery of the surface than the third extending electrode is, and the second extending electrode is between the first extending electrode and the third extending electrode. From a top view of the semiconductor device, the first extending electrode, the second extending electrode and the third extending electrode respectively include a first curve having a first angle 1, a second curve having a second angle 2 and a third curve having a third angle 3, wherein 321

EVENT CENTRIC GROUP NEGOTIATIONS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080381

A system and method of inventory management through event centric group negotiations comprising, receiving via at least one electronic device an event guest list to populate and define characteristics of the event centric group, receiving from at least one secondary electronic device an available inventory of an event forum, wherein the at least one secondary electronic device is at least one of the at least one electronic device and another electronic device and receiving from at least one tertiary electronic device a proposal based on the available inventory of the event forum and the defined characteristics of the event centric group, wherein the at least one tertiary electronic device is at least one of the at least one electronic device and the another electronic device.

VALIDATING INTERNATIONAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT IDENTITY (IMEI) IN MOBILE NETWORKS

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190082320

A control plane entity can perform validation checks to confirm the validity of a device identifier, for example, an international mobile equipment identity (IMEI), received from a user equipment (UE) during registration of the UE with a communication network. In one aspect, the control plane entity can verify that the IMEI conforms to a defined format; for example, the IMEI is fifteen digits long, does not comprise alphabets and/or symbols, and/or comprises a valid type allocation code (TAC) of eight decimal digits, etc. The validation of the IMEI can reduce errors in billing that can otherwise result in revenue loss for the service provider

System and Method to Correct for Packet Loss in ASR Systems

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080701

A system and method are presented for the correction of packet loss in audio in automatic speech recognition (ASR) systems. Packet loss correction, as presented herein, occurs at the recognition stage without modifying any of the acoustic models generated during training. The behavior of the ASR engine in the absence of packet loss is thus not altered. To accomplish this, the actual input signal may be rectified, the recognition scores may be normalized to account for signal errors, and a best-estimate method using information from previous frames and acoustic models may be used to replace the noisy signal.

SMARTWATCH WITH PRESSURE SENSING FUNCTION

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079459

A smartwatch with a pressure sensing function is disclosed. The smartwatch includes a watch body and a wristband. The watch body includes a front case, a touchscreen, a bottom case, at least one processor, and a pressure sensor that is disposed on the bottom case. In some instances, when pressure is applied to a touchscreen, the watch body transfers the pressure to a contact surface, and the contact surface exerts a reacting force to the pressure sensor on the bottom case. In some instances, the at least one processor obtains position coordinates from the touchscreen and obtains a pressure value from the pressure sensor.

RISK MITIGATION IN AN ELECTRONIC TRADING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080412

An electronic trading system (ETS) implements risk mitigation methods for orders and quotes associated with a market participant on the ETS. The methods determine a measure of risk associated with one or more trading positions. One of the methods globally counts the number of breaches of risk thresholds associated with a trading symbol and market participant across all matching engines on the ETS over a rolling time period, and if this global risk counter exceeds a maximum, disables all further trades by the market participant on the ETS. Another method limits the number of automatic re-enablements that a market participant can request in response to prior breaches of risk thresholds that resulted in disabling any further trading by the market participant on the ETS.

Storybook Blanket

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190076745

The present invention relates generally to a children's activity and play device, and more specifically to a blanket or play mat that also serves as a storybook, which is convertible to a play toy. The present invention may include a fabric member in the form for a padded mat and include a first surface and a second surface. When unfolded, the first surface of the fabric member includes at least one display section, and preferably a series of display sections, which depict a story or portion of a story. Connected to a first edge of the fabric member is a stuffed or cushioned figure. The fabric member is adapted to be folded into a folded form, wherein the folded form combines with the stuffed figure portion to form a play toy in the form of a stuffed character figure.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF PROVIDING PRIVATE INFORMATION

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080112

A method of providing private information on a display of an electronic device, includes identifying private information for display on the display of the electronic device, identifying attributes for display of the private information, displaying the private information utilizing the attributes identified, and during displaying the private information utilizing the attributes identified, displaying additional information utilizing alternate attributes that differ from the attributes identified for the private information.

Method and Apparatus for Dispensing Funds in a Lottery

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080550

A lottery apparatus includes a programmed computer acting as a lottery control system which controls operation of the distribution of prizes to the purchasing customers from a lottery pool. The apparatus includes a plurality of typical instant win lottery tickets having a predetermined prize result taken from the pool together with a plurality of lottery cards which do not act as lottery tickets but instead include an activation code containing no information defining a prize and an access code which is used for entry by the customer into a digital experience provided by the lottery control system by which the customer accesses game information. The system, when the code is activated, assigns the result from the pool to the code and displays to the customer on a digital experience when accessed by the access code.

DISPLAY DEVICE AND BACKLIGHT DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080669

A display device is provided. The display device includes a display panel, a backlight controller, a light source module, and an image processor circuit. The display panel is divided into display regions. The backlight controller generates driving signals according to control signals. The light source units in the light source module are controlled respectively by the driving signals to emit light. The image processor circuit generates the control signals according to input image data. The image processor circuit obtains a respective estimated current according to the sum of first and second color brightness gains of the pixel cells in each display region and further determines an adjustment factor according to the sum of all the estimated currents. When the backlight controller operates in a high brightness mode, the image processor circuit changes the control signals according to the adjustment factor, thereby adjusting the driving signals.

TISSUE DILATION SYSTEM AND METHODS OF USE

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190076172

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for dilating tissue for placement of a pedicle screw without the use of guide wires. The tissue dilation system includes, generally, a stylet and trocar which are used for the initial placement of the tissue dilation system. A second dilator is passed over the first. A second dilator is passed over the first dilator, and further includes a serrated edge for engaging with a target surface. The second dilator may be secured to the target surface by the serrated edge alone, or may additional be secured using one or more temporary fixation pins, which operably couple to the second dilator.

POLE PIECE FOR A TORQUE MOTOR

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190081542

There is provided a pole-piece for a torque motor, the pole-piece comprising a first section formed separate from a second section, wherein the first section is held in position with respect to the second section using one or more rigid members.

1K WATERBORNE DRY-ERASE COATING COMPOSITION

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190077990

Disclosed is a coating composition suitable for coating onto a wall or other substrate to yield a dry-erase coating, The composition may be prepared by reacting an excess amount of an aminosilane with a carbonate, an epoxy alcohol, or both in aqueous media to yield a silylurethane, and/or a silylamino polyol. In some approaches, the compositions and/or methods may further include an epoxysilane, and allowing the epoxysilane to react with the aminosilane to yield an aminodisilane. This reaction will result in a coating composition that comprises one of a silylurethane, a silylamino polyol, or both, and the aminodisilane. The aqueous mixture of the silylurethane, the silylamino polyol, or both, and the aminodisilane together constitute a coating composition that, upon curing, forms a dry-erase coating.

AUTOMATIC AND DYNAMIC SELECTION OF CRYPTOGRAPHIC MODULES FOR DIFFERENT SECURITY CONTEXTS WITHIN A COMPUTER NETWORK

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080108

An embodiment of the invention may include a method, computer program product, and system for securing data. The embodiment may include receiving, by a management program, identification of a selected cryptographic security module. The selected cryptographic security module is graphically selected by an authorized operator via a graphic user interface. The selected cryptographic security module contains unique individual symbols that contain references to functions and is selected from a plurality of mutually exclusive cryptographic security modules. Based on the received identification of the selected cryptographic security module, the embodiment may include generating, by the management program, a global configuration file. The embodiment may include transmitting, by the management program, a notification to an agent program on a client computer. The notification informs the agent program of the generated global configuration file and directs the agent program to enforce the selected cryptographic security module on the client computer.

METHOD FOR TRAFFIC LANE RECOGNITION

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079520

The disclosure relates to a method for capturing a traffic lane. A traffic lane data set is evaluated to capture an abrupt change of the traffic lane. The traffic lane data set is divided into a new traffic lane data set that represents a new traffic lane boundary and an old traffic lane data set that represents an old traffic lane boundary. A difference data set is determined between the old traffic lane data set and the new traffic lane data set. The difference data set is added to the new traffic lane data set to form a resulting data set, wherein the difference data set is weighted with a plurality of weighting factors.

Camera Platform and Object Inventory Control

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190080171

Camera platform and object inventory control techniques are described. In an implementation a live feed of digital images is output in a user interface by a computing device. A user selection is received through interaction with the user interface of at least one of the digital images. An object, included within the at least one digital image, is recognized using machine learning. Metadata is then obtained that pertains to the recognized object. Augmented reality digital content is generated based at least in part of the obtained metadata. The augmented reality digital content is displayed as part of the live feed of digital images as associated with the object.

WEARABLE DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD, AND SMART CONTROL SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-03-14

Pub Number: US20190079598

A method for controlling a wearable device is disclosed. The method includes a step of determining a wearing state of the wearable device based on a positional change of the wearable device. The wearable device can be an annular wearable device worn by surrounding a body part of a wearer, and primarily includes an operation control portion, which is configured to determine a wearing state of the wearable device on the wearer. The wearing state of the wearable device can include a wearing direction of the wearable device, and whether the wearable device is worn on the left arm or the right arm of the wearer. The wearable device can be controlled by certain movements of the wearer, and thus involves no operation interface. A smart control system is also disclosed.