Total 7912 patents for "2019-06-06"

METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING SAMPLES FOR IMAGING OR DIFFRACTION EXPERIMENTS UNDER CRYOGENIC CONDITIONS

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190170625

The invention relates to a method of and apparatus for preparing a sample for imaging or diffraction experiments under cryogenic conditions, comprising the steps of applying a sample to sample carrier, such as a film on a support, in particular a grid (3) comprising such a film on a support, or removing residual medium, typically liquid, from an incubated sample on a film on a support (3), and vitrifying the sample. The sample is vitrified by directing a jet (50, 51) of liquid coolant to the center of the film (3) and onto the sample.

ULTRASOUND IMAGING PROBE, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, AND ULTRASONIC IMAGING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190167229

An ultrasound imaging probe capable of securing an assembly accuracy of and improving a resolution performance of an obtained image is provided. A photoacoustic catheter includes: a silicon substrate which includes an ultrasonic transducer for detecting an ultrasonic wave formed thereon and a through hole passing through front and rear surfaces; an optical fiber which oscillates a laser; a lens which condenses the laser and is arranged within the through hole; a tubular housing; a glass cover which covers the lens; and a resin which fills a gap between the through hole and the lens. Further, the silicon substrate and the optical fiber are fixed to a part of the housing in the housing.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STORING AND DELIVERING HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS DATA

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172593

Tagged writing receivers, such as surface-based devices, include identity codes that identify the tagged writing receiver. The tagged writing receiver has content written on it in real-time and digitally saved in real-time. An addendum code can be activated by touching a sub-zone of the receiver with a tagged writing instrument to save the content in the sub-zone in a particular authentication database at a network destination, such as a hospital or treatment center. The tagged writing instrument writes on the tagged writing receiver and also captures the content from the tagged writing receiver. The tagged writing instrument also has identity codes that identify the tagged writing instrument. The tagged writing instrument converts the written content into recognized data items for saving.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF IMPLEMENT WORKING WIDTH

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190168768

A method and system is disclosed for automatic detection of implement working width of an implement on a vehicle. The method includes tracking location of the vehicle; determining if the vehicle is making substantially parallel passes; if the vehicle is making substantially parallel passes the method also includes determining distances between consecutive passes; and calculating a calculated implement working width based on the distances between consecutive passes. A location sensor attached to the vehicle can be used for tracking the vehicle. Determining if the vehicle is making parallel passes can include grouping the location sensor readings into pass lines that each include sensor readings defining a single pass line; and determining if a current pass line is parallel to a prior pass line. Vehicle heading can be used for determining if pass lines are substantially parallel. Known implement working widths can be used to verify calculated implement working widths.

ELECTROCHEMICAL DETECTION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190170739

The invention is directed to electrochemical detection systems, components thereof, materials and methods for making the systems and components thereof, and methods for detecting analytes with the systems. The systems include electrochemical cells containing hydrogels. The hydrogels include polymers with amine-containing pendant groups. The polymers can be cross-linked via the amine-containing pendant groups. The polymers can also or alternatively include enzymes and/or electron shuttles tethered thereto via amine-containing pendant groups. Monomers for making the polymers are provided. The systems can be used to detect analytes such as glucose.

ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190167759

The present application discloses a method for treating microbial infection using an antimicrobial composition comprises antimicrobial peptide which contains at least one VGFPV motif.

Glove Dispensing Cartridge, Dispensing Apparatus And Method For Use Thereof

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190167372

A cartridge for receiving a plurality of adjacent, aligned, disposable gloves is described, the cartridge comprising a base; and a first element being arranged in use for alignment of the finger portions of the plurality of gloves. Furthermore, a machine arranged for dispensing a disposable glove is described, the machine comprising: an articulated arm arranged in use for contacting and retaining a first part of the glove and for moving said glove from a first position in which the glove is located in a cartridge containing one or more gloves, to a second position in which a second part of the said glove is able to be contacted with and retained by an anchoring means to open the cuff to allow a user to don the glove.

RELAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190173806

A relay device is usable as one of a plurality of relay devices providing a communication network. Each of the plurality of relay devices has a plurality of ports including at least two redundant ports. A relay device includes a determining unit, a copying unit and a selecting unit. The selecting unit is configured to compare traffics of the at least two redundant ports when the determining unit determines that a port mirroring instruction transmitted from a diagnostic device is received by any of the at least two redundant ports. The selecting unit is configured to select an output redundant port to output a mirror frame copied by the copying unit based on a comparison result among the at least two redundant ports, and output the mirror frame from the output redundant port to transfer the mirror frame to the diagnostic device.

USER TERMINAL, BASE STATION AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190174399

A user terminal that includes a receiver that receives a synchronization signal in accordance with timing information provided from a network and a processor that controls a measurement of a channel state information reference signal (CSI-RS). The CSI-RS corresponds to the received synchronization signal, and is based on information about a time-frequency resource configuration and a scrambling ID of the CSI-RS provided from the network.

OPTICAL ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190170999

An optical assembly (1, 100) is provided, including an optical functional unit (2), a housing (3), which at least partly encloses the optical functional unit (2), and an adjusting device (4), by which a desired position of the optical functional unit (2) relative to an optical axis (16) of the optical assembly (1, 100) is settable. The adjusting device (4) is configured to the effect that the position of the optical functional unit (2) is set by way of an operative connection (5) between an actuation part (9, 10) and a holding part (11, 12, 28, 29) of the adjusting device (4). The operative connection (5) is configured in the region of a closed housing wall (6), and wherein the optical functional unit (2), after the setting of the desired position, is fixable in this position.

COMPREHENSIVE VEHICLE AUCTION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172128

A system for transacting vehicle sales and purchases is presented. The system includes a standard listing section wherein a vehicle is listed for sale; an auction block section wherein a vehicle is auctioned off wherein a system-mandated maximum floor and maximum ceiling prices are set; a lease and lease swap service which provides a marketplace where leased vehicles are listed and transferred and leases assigned and assumed; among other services. The standard listing tab facilitates transactions by providing both buyers and sellers an online portal to negotiate and finalize transaction terms remotely. The system also provides the parties real time data with regard to pricing, financing, transportation costs, vehicle history reports, third-party vehicle history inspections, and access to certified pre-owned vehicle programs and warranty programs. The combination of these services will reduce transaction time, costs and barriers to entry, while providing a higher degree of confidence when transacting vehicles.

PORTABLE WATER-ACTIVATED POWER GENERATING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190173098

A portable water-activated power generating device, comprising a first supporting structure, a second supporting structure, a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, a water-absorbent sheet, and a soft container. The second electrode plate has a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, and the water-absorbent sheet surrounds the second electrode plate and is in contact with the first surface and the second surface. The soft container is used for accommodating the second electrode plate and the water-absorbent sheet. The first electrode plate and the soft container are disposed between the first supporting structure and the second supporting structure.

VEHICLE BODY STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190168702

A vehicle body structure includes a bumper beam extending in a vehicle width direction, and a pair of right and left bumper beam mounting members each disposed at an outer side in the vehicle width direction of a back face of the bumper beam and mounting the bumper beam on a front side frame. The bumper beam includes a first displacement promoting part that is provided at a mounting part for the bumper beam and the bumper beam mounting members and capable of promoting displacement of the bumper beam by a collision load. The bumper beam mounting member includes a second displacement promoting part that is provided at the mounting part and capable of promoting displacement of the bumper beam by a collision load.

III-N EPITAXIAL DEVICE STRUCTURES ON FREE STANDING SILICON MESAS

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172938

III-N semiconductor heterostructures on III-N epitaxial islands laterally overgrown from a mesa of a silicon substrate. An IC may include a III-N semiconductor device disposed on the III-N epitaxial island overhanging the silicon mesa and may further include a silicon-based MOSFET monolithically integrated with the III-N device. Lateral epitaxial overgrowth from silicon mesas may provide III-N semiconductor regions of good crystal quality upon which transistors or other active semiconductor devices may be fabricated. Overhanging surfaces of III-N islands may provide multiple device layers on surfaces of differing polarity. Spacing between separate III-N islands may provide mechanical compliance to an IC including III-N semiconductor devices. Undercut of the silicon mesa may be utilized for transfer of III-N epitaxial islands to alternative substrates.

MOBILE TERMINAL

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190173506

The mobile terminal is disclosed. The mobile terminal of the present invention may include a body having a body hole, a display unit, a waterproof unit, and a second guide unit. A part of the waterproof unit is movable in the body hole, and the waterproof unit may open and close the body hole. When the waterproof unit shields the body hole, liquid inflow from the outside to the inside may be suppressed through the body hole. The second guide part may guide a part of the waterproof unit to move in the direction of opening the body hole in the body hole. The waterproof unit may include a waterproof unit body moving inside the body hole, a guide connection part extending from the waterproof unit body, and a guide bending part extending from the guide connection part and curved. The guide bending part is guided away from the waterproof unit body, so that warpage of the waterproof unit may be prevented.

GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING A CLASS II BINGO GAME WITH AN INTERIM VIDEO POKER GAME

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172301

The gaming system of the present disclosure provides a Class II bingo game with an interim video poker game. In various embodiments, the interim video poker game is a single-hand video poker game. In various embodiments, the interim video poker game is a multi-hand video poker game.

Rapid Measurement of Formed Blood Component Sedimentation Rate from Small Sample Volumes

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190170630

Devices and methods are described for measuring formed blood component sedimentation rate. Some of the methods may use (1) centrifugal techniques for separating red blood cells from plasma and (2) video and/or still imaging capability. Both may be used alone or in combination to accelerate formed blood component sedimentation and to measure its rate. In one example, the method may advantageously enable rapid measurement of sedimentation rate using small blood sample volumes. Automated image analysis can be used to determine both sedimentation rate and hematocrit. Automated techniques may be used to compensate for effects of hematocrit on uncorrected sedimentation rate data.

ARITHMETIC PROCESSING DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD OF ARITHMETIC PROCESSING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190171419

An arithmetic processing device includes a processor that calculates a constant multiplication value by multiplying a constant value obtained by dividing a first value by a natural logarithm of 2 and a data value, separates the constant multiplication value into an integer portion and a fractional portion, calculates a fractional power value corresponding to a value of the fractional portion, calculates an integer power value corresponding to a value obtained by multiplying a value of the integer portion by a second value, calculates a power addition value by adding the fractional power value and the integer power value, calculate a power subtraction value by subtracting the integer power value from the fractional power value, and calculate a division value by dividing the power subtraction value by the power addition value as a result of an execution of an arithmetic operation of a hyperbolic tangent function with the data value.

COORDINATED EVENT BASED WARDROBE RECOMMENDATION

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172118

One embodiment provides a method, including: receiving a user wardrobe query related to at least one item in a user's wardrobe to be worn for an event, wherein the user wardrobe query corresponds to at least one of an outfit recommendation query and an outfit sharing query; accessing a database comprising user profiles, each of the user profiles comprising (i) a listing of the at least one item in a user's wardrobe, (ii) at least one attribute of a user, and (iii) feature information for each of the at least one items indicating a feature of the item; determining at least one score for each of the at least one items; and providing at least one recommendation responsive to the user wardrobe query, wherein the at least one recommendation comprises an item from the user's wardrobe or another user's wardrobe having a score above a predetermined threshold.

EXERCISE EQUIPMENT FOR STRENGTHENING PELVIS

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190168068

Disclosed herein is exercise equipment for strengthening the pelvis, by which the exercise effect of enabling the pelvis, the genitourinary sphincter inside the pelvic cavity, etc. to be strongly contacted and relaxed may be obtained during the exercise of collecting and spreading the knees. The exercise equipment includes: grip parts (110); cylindrical insertion/separation pipes (120); cylindrical support pipes (130); packing parts (140); cylindrical cushion parts (150); side fastening U-shaped plates (160); fastening plate supports (170); a side support connection bar (180); and fastening belts (200). Rotating grips (190) are attached to the bottoms of coupling bolts (B), respectively, by which the side support connection bar (180) connects and fastens the side fastening U-shaped plate supports (170), and the side support connection bar (180) is fastened to the bottom of the cushion part of a chair by using the two fastening belts (200) and coupling bolts (B).

ONE-TOUCH TERMINAL FOR ELECTRIC CONNECTION OF ELECTRIC CABLE TO INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT INCLUDING LIGHTNING ARRESTOR

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190173226

Provided is a one-touch terminal for electric connection of an electric cable to industrial electrical equipment including a lightning arrester. The one-touch terminal includes a metal fitting cap and a biter capable of fastening and electrically connecting any of various electric cables (5 m PDC, etc.) including a lead wire to an upper-electrode-integrated-type coupling socket or to a coupling portion of an upper-electrode-separated-type metal fitting body of a lightning arrester in a one-touch manner. The metal fitting cap, in which a wedge-type biter having an elastic-pressing-type biting/releasing structure is mounted, is detachably mounted to a metal fitting body (or a coupling socket), thereby rapidly and precisely performing electric connection (fastening) of an electric cable (5 m PDC, etc.) to any of various connection metal fittings (a bushing terminal, a terminal clamp, a bus-bar-type terminal board, etc.).

SELF-DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING METHOD, SELF-DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING PROGRAM, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND SELF-DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172383

A display device is for displaying an image generated by an image processing device, The display device includes: a video decoding and input unit that receives an encoded image of a reference signal generated by the image processing device, and decodes the encoded image; a video display unit that performs image quality correction of the decoded image and displays, on a display panel, the image to which the image quality correction has been performed; and an image cut-out unit that cuts out an image at a position corresponding to the reference signal from an image to which the image quality correction has not been performed and transmits the cut out image to which the image quality correction has been performed, to the image processing device.

NETWORK COMPUTER SYSTEM TO ADDRESS SERVICE PROVIDERS TO CONTACTS

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172353

A computer system can receive, from a mobile device of a user, a set of data that specifies a location of a second user as a destination location, wherein the second user is associated with a contact record. Subsequent to receiving the set of data, the computer system can receive, from a mobile device of the second user, location information indicating a current location of the second user, and configure the destination location of a service request of the user to correspond to the current location of the second user. The computer system may then transmit, to a mobile device of a service provider assigned to fulfill the service request, a second set of data associated with the service request, the second set of data including location data corresponding to a pick-up location of the user and location data corresponding to the configured destination location.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING TRAINING IMAGES

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172226

A computer implemented system and method for automatically generating a training set of image comprises obtaining an image in which each pixel represents a 3 dimensional 3D point on the surface of a sphere, obtaining a projective camera model comprising a projection matrix which defines a projective transformation to map 3D points on the surface of a sphere onto an image plane based on camera model parameter values, applying the projective camera model with selected camera model parameter values to the image to produce a rectilinear image; storing the rectilinear image in association with the selected camera model parameter values; and repeating the applying and storing for different selected camera model parameter values.

SAFETY CONNECTOR APPARATUS FOR TRAILER HITCHES

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190168554

A ball-style hitch safety connector apparatus with a spoon safety connector made, as well as alternative designs, is disclosed herein. In an embodiment a spoon element is secured on the underside of the hitch, the spoon element including a spoon- or cup-shaped portion along with a handle. This spoon element presses up on the bottom of the ball assembly, in particular the underside where the nut and bolt are located that secure the ball to in place.

RFID-ENABLED SYSTEMS FOR FACILITATING TABLE GAMES

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190168110

A gaming table provides for use of RFID technology to track chip movement on a table game and to infer an association between a wager and a player position based on a chip identifier of a chip placed on a particular position of the table. In some embodiments, previous position history of the chip is also taken into account in determining a player position associated with a wager.

METHOD OF PREPARING SULFIDE-BASED SOLID ELECTROLYTE FOR ALL-SOLID BATTERY HAVING ARGYRODITE-TYPE CRYSTAL STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190173127

Disclosed is a method of preparing a sulfide-based solid electrolyte for an all-solid battery having an argyrodite-type crystal structure through a solution process. The method including obtaining a precursor solution by dissolving lithium sulfide, phosphorus sulfide and a halogen compound in a solvent, obtaining a precursor powder by removing the solvent from the precursor solution. Solid electrolyte for an all-solid battery can be produced by such method.

METHOD OF MAKING ACORN BREAD

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190166852

The present invention provides a method of making acorn bread, including: a raw ingredient preparation step of preparing strong flour, acorn powder, walnut pieces, milk, butter, sugar, salt, and yeast; a mixing step of forming a mixture by heating milk and adding sugar to the milk; a primary kneading step of forming primary dough by mixing the mixture with the strong flour, the acorn powder, the salt, and the yeast; a secondary kneading step of forming secondary dough by mixing the primary dough with the walnut pieces and the butter; a low-temperature fermentation step of fermenting the secondary dough; a division step of dividing the dough; a resting step of resting the dough; a molding step of molding the rested dough; a high-temperature fermentation step of fermenting the molded dough; a processing step of throwing wheat flour onto the dough; and a baking step of baking the dough.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190174074

An information processing apparatus is provided to facilitate a user's understanding of which area of an image has a higher degree of change when image processing is performed on the image. The information processing apparatus displays, on a display device, information indicating a relationship in magnitude between a first amount of change by the image processing in a first area included in a predetermined image and a second amount of change by the image processing in a second area included in the predetermined image.

CHIP PACKAGES AND METHODS FOR FORMING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-06-06

Pub Number: US20190172805

A chip package for optical sensing includes a substrate, and a semiconductor device positioned on the substrate and coupled to the substrate through a first conducting element. Two molding processes are applied, to form a first colloid body on the substrate so as to cover the semiconductor device and, on the first colloid body, to form a second colloid body which covers an optical device. The optical device is electrically connected to the substrate through a second conducting element. The light transmittance of the second colloid body exceeds that of the first colloid body.