Total 5715 patents for "2019-04-11"

DATA CONVERGENCE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108270

Embodiment for identifying data convergence are presented. First and second sets of data each comprising heterogeneous data are each processed in accordance with a data clustering algorithm so as to obtain a plurality of primary and secondary data clusters, respectively, where each data cluster comprising homogeneous data. The primary and secondary data clusters are analyzed with respect to time to identify convergence of data of the first and second sets of data to first and second topics, respectively. The first and second topics are compared to determine a pattern of data convergence for the first and second data sets.

MODULAR INSERTER FOR ANTERIOR CERVICAL CAGE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190105180

A modular inserter assembly for use in inserting an interbody fusion cage into the disc space between opposing vertebrae comprises a depth stop and a modular inserter tip releasably attached thereto. The modular inserter assembly includes a cage attachment surface for releasable attachment to an interbody fusion cage, the depth stop including a movable stop axially movable relative to the inserter tip and being sized and configured to engage an exterior surface of one of the vertebrae to establish the depth to which the interbody fusion cage is to be inserted in the disc space. A plurality of modular inserter tips, each being configured for selective releasable attachment to differently sized interbody fusion cages are provided in a kit with the depth stop.

ELECTROLYTIC SOLUTION, BATTERY, BATTERY PACK, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, ELECTRIC VEHICLE, ELECTRICAL STORAGE DEVICE, AND ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190109346

A battery is provided with a positive electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte. In the battery, a first compound that is an unsaturated fluorine compound and a second compound that is a nitrile compound are contained.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190107876

An electronic device having a novel structure is provided. A battery is provided in each component of an electronic device, whereby the electronic device includes two batteries. The electronic device including the two batteries and a display portion that can be called a flexible display and has a plurality of foldable portions is provided as a novel device.

NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE, UNIVERSAL REVERSE PRIMER, AND UNIVERSAL RT PRIMER

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190106731

A nucleotide sequence having SEQ ID NO:1, a universal reverse primer having SEQ ID NO:2, and a universal RT primer are provided. In the miRNA detection method, the universal RT primer is used for the cDNA synthesis of a miRNA sample and the universal reverse primer is used for cDNA molecule amplification in qPCR quantitative detection. The universal reverse primer sequence, the nucleotide sequence, and the design rules are used in the method for designing primer, so as to design a primer for qPCR quantitative detection.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTILINGUAL INTERACTIVE SELF-LEARNING

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108772

In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention a system comprises a console and a card wherein the console comprises a processor, a receiver configured to receive a short range wireless signal, and based on a short range wireless signal received by the receiver, the processor is configured to identify a media file stored in a memory location accessible to the processor and the short range wireless signal received by the receiver is associated with an object and a natural language, and the card comprises a short range wireless communication tag wherein the card has an image either printed or embossed on at least one of its surfaces or the card has a Braille representation on one of its surfaces.

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ELECTRICAL NETWORK

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190109545

A method for operating an electrical network comprising a first subnetwork and a second subnetwork that are connected to one another via a transformer and are DC isolated from one another by said transformer, wherein a primary side of the transformer having a first number of turns is assigned to the first subnetwork and a secondary side of the transformer having a second number of turns is assigned to the second subnetwork, wherein the first subnetwork has a multilevel converter having a plurality of single modules, wherein each single module has an electrical energy store, wherein the multilevel converter provides at least one first incoming AC voltage that is modulated with at least one second incoming AC voltage, wherein a voltage resulting therefrom is provided to the transformer and is transformed by the transformer to an outgoing voltage that is provided to the second subnetwork.

INFRARED TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT METHOD AND DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190107443

An infrared temperature measurement method and device, first magnifying an acquired original infrared image according to a predefined magnification factor to obtain a second original infrared image, dividing each original pixel in the second original infrared image to obtain pixel groups comprising multiple pixels; then setting a pixel at a predefined location in each pixel group as a reference pixel; setting the temperatures of the reference pixels as the temperatures of the original pixels corresponding to the reference pixels; next acquiring temperatures of a plurality of target pixels based on the temperatures of the reference pixels; the target pixel is one pixel in the pixel groups; finally acquiring the temperature of the predefined temperature detection point according to the temperatures of the multiple target pixels; the temperature detection point corresponds to the multiple target pixels.

FOLDING AGRICULTURAL HEAD

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190104683

A head for an agricultural machine includes a frame with a center segment defining a first longitudinal axis and a wing defining a second longitudinal axis. The head also includes a motion control assembly connecting the center segment and the wing such that the wing is movable relative to the center segment between a deployed position and a non-deployed position. The motion control assembly is configured to maintain the second longitudinal axis in a parallel relationship with the first longitudinal axis as the wing moves between the deployed position and the non-deployed position, and the wing is movable from the deployed position to the non-deployed position along a continuous arc.

FIRE RESISTANT COMPOSITE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190105885

A fire resistant composite containing an inner core having an upper surface and a lower surface and a plurality of fabric layers. Each fabric layer contains a plurality of interwoven tape elements with a base layer of a strain oriented thermoplastic polymer disposed between covering layers of a heat fusible polymer. The fire resistant composite contains a first flame stable thermally conductive layer on the upper surface of the inner core having a high flame stability and a thermal conductivity of at least about 10 W/m-K at 25 C. and a second flame stable thermally conductive layer on the lower surface of the inner core having a high flame stability and a thermal conductivity of at least about 10 W/m-K at 25 C. The fire resistant composite further contains a first fire resistant polymer layer on the first flame stable thermally conductive layer on the side opposite to the inner core.

PAD WITH COVERING FILLED WITH PRODUCT TO BE EXTRACTED, ASSEMBLY OF A FIRST AND A SECOND PAD AND METHOD FOR PREPARING A SMALL OR LARGE AMOUNT OF BEVERAGE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190106272

A pad with a covering filled with product to be extracted and/or to be dissolved, wherein, in use, a fluid such as water is supplied under pressure to the pad, so that the fluid is pressed through the pad for obtaining a beverage which, thereupon, leaves the pad. The pad is provided with a spout opening for generating, with the spout opening, a jet of the beverage which leaves the pad for obtaining the fine bubble froth layer on the beverage wit the aid of the beverage.

Scene Frame Matching for Automatic Content Recognition

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108401

A method for scene frame matching for automatic content recognition. The method includes receiving fingerprints indicative of frames of a media stream. The method also includes obtaining scene centroids of corresponding scenes of the media stream. Each scene includes fingerprints ranging from an initial frame having a corresponding initial fingerprint and a last frame having a corresponding last fingerprint. Each scene centroid represents a mean of fingerprints corresponding to a respective scene. The mean of fingerprints is determined by an average of pixel values corresponding to the fingerprints of the respective scene. For each scene centroid, the method includes determining a distance between the respective scene centroid and a target fingerprint of a corresponding target frame of the media stream and determining a target scene of the target frame as being the respective scene of the scene centroid having a shortest distance to the target fingerprint of the target frame.

MANNOSE-DERIVED ANTAGONISTS OF FIMH USEFUL FOR TREATING DISEASE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190106451

The present invention relates to mannoside derivative compounds useful as inhibitors of FimH and methods for the treatment or prevention of urinary tract infection.

VEHICLE BODY STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190106072

A vehicle body structure includes a frame extending in a vehicle longitudinal direction outside a power train in a vehicle width direction, the power train being mounted on a front portion of a vehicle. The vehicle body structure further includes a load receiving portion expanding outward in the vehicle width direction from a front end of the frame and configured to receive impact load acting upon front collision of the vehicle outside the frame in the vehicle width direction, a cutout portion provided at the front end of the frame and cut out rearwardly from the front end of the frame to leave two side portions, and a connection member connecting the side portions of the cutout portion in the vehicle width direction.

ENHANCEMENT-MODE GAN-BASED HEMT DEVICE ON SI SUBSTRATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190109208

An enhancement-mode GaN-based HEMT device on Si substrate and a manufacturing method thereof. The device includes a Si substrate, an AlN nucleation layer, AlGaN transition layers, an AlGaN buffer layer, a low temperature AlN insertion layer, an AlGaN main buffer layer, an AlGaN/GaN superlattice layer, an GaN channel layer), and an AlGaN barrier layer. Both sides of a top end of the HEMT device are a source electrode and a drain electrode respectively, and a middle of the top end is a gate electrode. A middle of the AlGaN barrier layer is etched through to form a recess, and a bottom of the recess is connected to the GaN channel layer. A passivation protective layer and a gate dielectric layer are deposited on the bottom of the recess, and the gate electrode is located above the dielectric layer.

Coiled Tubing Connector with Internal Anchor and External Seal

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190106946

A connector for a coiled tubing end anchors internally and seals externally. The anchor profile is split with a gap to clear an internal spline without need to remove the spline to allow a seal to enter the coiled tubing since the seal is mounted internally to a sleeve that envelops the end of the coiled tubing. Component relative rotation extends the internal anchor radially against the coiled tubing inner wall to secure the connection with the seal engaged to the coiled tubing outer wall.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BROKERED AUTHENTIFICATION EXPRESS SELLER LINKS

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108505

Systems and methods for providing a transaction authorization from a funds facilitation system for a transaction requested by a user to a merchant system such that the user is not required to input any user authentication information in excess of authentication information required by the merchant system are provided. A system and method can include receiving a transaction request from the merchant system containing a merchant ID, a merchant user ID, and a transaction amount. The system identifies a funds facilitation system user ID based on the merchant ID and the merchant user ID and determines satisfaction of a funds facilitation system user authentication requirement based on the merchant system having a trusted status with the funds facilitation system. A transaction authorization message or transaction denial message is provided to the merchant system based on account information associated with the user and the transaction amount.

PROJECTION VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH VARIABLE LIGHT ADJUSTMENT FOR MULTI-SCREEN PROJECTION MODE

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190110017

A projection video display apparatus includes a video input unit, a light source, a display element, a projection optical system, and a variable light adjusting function which changes the amount of light incident on the display element. Display modes using the variable light adjusting function are prepared, and one display mode of the display modes can be selected from a menu screen. Further, the display modes of the display video using the variable light adjusting function includes: a first display mode where the input video is displayed while changing a light adjusting amount in accordance with light adjusting control information, which is input from external equipment and is capable of controlling the variable light adjusting function in unit of frame of a projected video; and a second display mode where the input video is displayed while changing a light adjusting amount in accordance with the input video.

Controlling Average Power Limits Of A Processor

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190107872

In one embodiment, a processor includes at least one core to execute instructions, one or more thermal sensors associated with the at least one core, and a power controller coupled to the at least one core. The power controller has a control logic to receive temperature information regarding the processor and dynamically determine a maximum allowable average power limit based at least in part on the temperature information. The control logic may further maintain a static maximum base operating frequency of the processor regardless of a value of the temperature information. Other embodiments are described and claimed.

UNMAP TO INITIALIZE SECTORS

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108122

Examples disclosed herein relate to unmapping sectors of a solid-state drive to initialize the sectors. The sectors include a data portion and a protection portion. In one example, when an unmapped sector is read, the solid-state drive can return a pre-set value for the sector, where the pre-set value includes a known fixed value to represent the protection portion. In one example, a subset of the sectors is unmapped to initialize the subset. In one example, when read, a storage controller can recognize the known fixed value.

LOCK BOLT ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190107141

The invention discloses a lock bolt assembly comprising a bolt provided with a first external thread, a mounting nut correspondingly screwed on the bolt and provided with a first internal thread, and a locking piece, wherein in the length direction of the bolt, at least one cantilever part is formed on the mounting nut in an extension mode, and the first internal thread extends onto the cantilever parts; the locking piece is arranged on the mounting nut and can abut against the cantilever parts, so that the areas, where the first internal thread is formed, of the cantilever parts bend and tightly press the first external thread in an abutting mode, then different areas of the first internal thread on the mounting nut abut against and tightly press the first external thread in two opposite directions, and thus the bolt is prevented from rotating relative to the mounting nut.

Curcuminoid Chlorophyllin (CHL) Compositions And Methods of Preparation And Use

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190105285

Provided herein are solid form water soluble curcuminoid compositions, including a curcuminoid; and a solubilization matrix, wherein the solubilization matrix is selected from one or more of the following: (i) chlorophyllin (CHL); (ii) green tea extract; (iii) epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG); (iv) Rutin; and (v) an aromatic amino acid. Alternatively, the solubilization matrix may include methylsulfonylmethane (MSM). Also provided herein are methods for producing curcuminoid compositions.

Generating an Enhanced Image of a Predetermined Scene from a Plurality of Images of the Predetermined Scene

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108619

A method, device, system, and article of manufacture are provided for generating an enhanced image of a predetermined scene from images. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, by a computing device, a first indication associated with continuous image capture of a predetermined scene being enabled; in response to the continuous image capture being enabled, receiving, by the computing device, from an image sensor, a reference image and a first image, wherein each of the reference image and the first image is of the predetermined scene and has a first resolution; determining an estimated second resolution of an enhanced image of the predetermined scene using the reference image and the first image; and in response to the continuous image capture being disabled determining the enhanced image using the reference image and the first image, wherein the enhanced image has a second resolution that is at least the first resolution and about the estimated second resolution.

TOKEN-BASED WEB AUTHORIZED SPLIT TRANSACTIONS

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190108512

A payment card account system transaction takes place at a provider. A payment card account system transaction authorization request message is transmitted from the provider to a transaction processor. Details of the transaction are transmitted via an internet protocol message from the provider to a rebate processor.

MULTI-STEP CLEARANCE OF COATING

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190106994

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a method for processing a component that includes a substrate and a coating coupled to the substrate, the method comprising: applying a laser beam to the coating in a first stage, the first stage characterized by a first number of pulses of the laser beam and a first offset corresponding to a focal point of the laser beam coinciding with an exterior surface of the coating, and applying the laser beam to the coating in a second stage, the second stage characterized by a second number of pulses of the laser beam and a second offset corresponding to the focal point of the laser beam being located within a span of the substrate.

SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND RELATED METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190104968

A system controls assistive technologies with an assistive tool for users with movement and/or communication disorders. The system includes an electronic communication interface, a biometric sensor, a calibration module and a processing unit. The interface presents users with stimuli associated with commands and/or information that the user might select. The sensor detects the user's biometric activity and generates a biometric electrical signal. During initial calibration, the calibration module records signal characteristics associated with a biometric electrical signal detected with voluntary biometric activity. The processing unit recognizes, based on the biometric electrical signal and the signal characteristics, the user's voluntary biometric activity and commands and/or information the user wants to select. The processing unit provides control signals to the interface and the assistive tool, based on the user's selection preferences. The interface presents stimuli based on the presentation control signal, if present, or presents a scan of stimuli.

Battery structure

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190109304

A battery structure is disclosed. The battery structure includes a first current collector layer, a first active material layer, a spacer layer, a first plastic frame, a second active material layer and a second current collector layer. The first active material layer is disposed on the first current collector layer. The spacer layer is disposed on the first active material and completely covers the top surface of the first active material layer. The first plastic frame is disposed on the side wall of the spacer layer and the top of the first plastic frame has a protruding part which extends to the top surface of the spacer. The second active material layer is disposed on the spacer layer and the protruding part. The second active material is isolated from the first active material via the space layer and the protruding part. The second current collector layer is disposed on the second active material layer.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DIGITAL-ANALOG HYBRID BEAMFORMING IN MILLIMETER WAVE DOWNLINK CHANNEL

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190109629

Disclosed is a method and system for digital-analog hybrid beamforming in a millimeter wave downlink channel. A hybrid beamforming method in a downlink channel with respect to at least one user terminal belonging to a transmission apparatus includes receiving feedback information from each of the at least one user terminal; selecting at least one user terminal for transmitting a transmission signal based on the received feedback information; performing digital beamforming with respect to the selected at least one user terminal; and performing analog beamforming with respect to the selected at least one user terminal based on a prestored codebook. The codebook includes a desired number of subsets calculated based on a number of transmit antennas and a number of radio frequency (RF) chains, and each of the subsets includes a number of beamforming vectors corresponding to the number of RF chains.

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR DELIVERING MEDICAMENTS TO INTRAVENOUS FLUID

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190105229

An infusion apparatus including a body having an infusion reservoir and one end of the body adapted to receive a pierceable end of a vial, a barrel rotatably disposed in an opposing end of the body and having an internal fluid chamber, and a plunger received in one end of the barrel, wherein the barrel rotates relative to the body between a first position allowing bi-directional fluid flow between the barrel and the vial, and a second position allowing bi-directional fluid flow between the barrel and the infusion reservoir, and wherein the plunger is movable relative to the barrel to control the bi-directional fluid flow between the barrel and the vial and the bi-directional fluid flow between the barrel and the infusion reservoir.

Low Cost Intensity-Modulated Direct-Detection (IMDD) Optical Transmitter and Receiver

Pub Date: 2019-04-11

Pub Number: US20190109667

An embodiment method includes multiplexing light emitted by the plurality of optical transmitters to provide a multiplexed optical signal; propagating the multiplexed optical signal through an optical interleaver from a first port thereof to a combined port thereof and back to a second port thereof; and detecting an optical signal at the second port of the optical interleaver.