Total 8182 patents for "2019-07-04"

LED FIXTURE

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190203924

An LED fixture (200) that facilitates effective heat dissipation of an array of LEDs, having improved thermal performance; and is easy to mount or dismount. The LED fixture (200) includes a heat sink (202) having a hollow configuration, and a plurality of fins (204) extending circumferentially and outwardly from the heat sink (202). The LED fixture (200) further comprises a base (206) configured at an operative bottom portion of the heat sink (202), and a driver housing (208) connected to an operative top surface of the heat sink (202). The base (206) is configured to support an array of LEDs. The driver housing (208) is configured to accommodate a plurality of LED drivers. The driver housing (208) and the base (206) are arranged in a spaced apart configuration.

CONSTANT ON-TIME (COT) CONTROL IN ISOLATED CONVERTER

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190207528

A constant on-time isolated converter comprises a transformer with a primary side and a secondary side. The primary side is connected to an electronic switch and secondary-side is connected to a load and a processor. The processor is connected to a driver on primary side through at least one coupling element and to the electronic switch. The processor receives an output voltage or an output current across the load generating a control signal accordingly. The driver receives the control signal through the coupling element and accordingly changes the ON/OFF state of the electronic switch, regulating the output voltage and the output current via the transformer, where the duration of the ON/OFF state of the electronic switch is determined between the moment control signal changes from negative to positive and the moment it changes from positive to negative to achieve a high-speed load transient response.

A METHOD TO COAT A BUILDING PANEL AND SUCH A COATED BUILDING PANEL

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190202178

A method to at least partially coat a building panel, including applying a first coating composition on a building panel having a surface including at least portions including amino resins, for forming a first coating on at least said portions of said surface, wherein the first coating composition has a glass transition temperature less than 30 C. and reactive portions, applying a second coating composition on at least portions of the first coating for forming a second coating, wherein the second coating composition includes reactive portions adapted to react with the reactive portions of the first coating. The disclosure also relates to such a coated building panel.

THERMAL BARRIER COATING WITH IMPROVED ADHESION

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190203333

A metal article includes a metallic substrate and a thermal barrier coating. A thermally grown mixed oxide layer between the metal substrate and the thermally grown mixed oxide layer enhances the spallation resistance of the thermal barrier coating on the metallic substrate of metal article. In an embodiment, the thermal barrier coating is about 51 weight percent gadolinia and about 49 weight percent yttria partially stabilized zirconia.

IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190206142

Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus connected with a display apparatus used by a user wearing the apparatus at a head portion thereof. The image processing apparatus acquires information on a reality space around the user, detects positions of objects in the reality space based on the acquired information on the reality space, and configures information on a virtual space by disposing a virtual body at a position in the virtual space corresponding to the detected position of each of the objects. The image processing apparatus further generates an image of the configured virtual space and outputs the generated image to the display apparatus.

SYSTEM AND METHOD USING DISTRIBUTED BLOCKCHAIN DATABASE

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190207768

A content distribution system includes content receivers that provide a plurality of blockchain databases that store transaction records associated with subscriber requests for content, and a computer system that processes those transaction records and enables authorized content receivers to output requested content.

MEASURING PER-NODE BANDWIDTH WITHIN NON-UNIFORM MEMORY ACCESS (NUMA) SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190205058

A computing system includes a plurality of nodes including a first node, the first node including at least one core, a memory controller, a node-track register (MSR), and a monitoring counter array including a plurality of counters. The memory controller is to access a plurality of bits of the node-track MSR to determine a subset of nodes to be tracked, wherein the subset of nodes includes the first node and a second node. The memory controller is further to allocate a first counter of the plurality of counters to track memory requests sent to a local system memory by the first node; and allocate a second counter of the plurality of counters to track a memory response associated with a memory request sent by the first node to the second node.

METHOD FOR OPERATING SURGICAL INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190206565

A method for adjusting the operation of a surgical instrument using machine learning in a surgical suite is disclosed.

LYSOPHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINE COMPOSITIONS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190201424

The present invention provides marine lysophosphatidylcholine compositions for use in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and functional foods, as well as methods for making marine lysophosphatidylcholine compositions.

MALWARE DETECTION IN EVENT LOOPS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190205530

Example techniques locate or identify malware based on events from or at monitored computing devices. A control unit can detect a sequence of events of various types. The control unit can locate a loop within the sequence of events based at least in part on relative frequencies of the event types. The control unit can determine a distribution of event types of the events within the loop, and determining that software running the sequence is associated with malware based at least in part on the distribution of event types within the loop. In some examples, the control unit can locate a point of commonality among a plurality of stack traces associated with respective events within the loop. The control unit can determine a malware module comprising the point of commonality.

FLEXIBLE BACKLIGHT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190204682

The present disclosure provides a flexible backlight, a method for manufacturing the same, and a display device. The flexible backlight includes: a first flexible substrate and a second flexible substrate arranged opposite to each other; a plurality of spacers arranged between the first flexible substrate and the second flexible substrate, for supporting a spacing between the first flexible substrate and the second flexible substrate, and for forming an accommodating chamber between the first flexible substrate and the second flexible substrate; a first electrode and a second electrode for forming an electric field; a gas contained in the accommodating chamber, in which the gas is capable of emitting a non-visible light by the action of the electric field; and a photoexcitation layer arranged on the second flexible substrate, in which the photoexcitation layer can emit a visible light under illumination of the non-visible light and is in contact with the spacer.

HEALTHCARE PRESCRIPTION DELIVERY TECHNIQUES USING A MONEY TRANSFER NETWORK

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190206539

A healthcare prescription delivery mechanism using a money transfer network is disclosed. In the healthcare prescription delivery mechanism, a prescription for a patient from a healthcare provider is sent to a designated pharmacy. The pharmacy then processes the prescription and delivers the prescribed medicine to a chosen address of the patient. A payment for the healthcare prescription order is made by either the patient or a third party through the money transfer network to the pharmacy.

HEAT-GENERATED DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190208578

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SENSOR CALIBRATION FACILITY

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190204427

In one embodiment, a facility for calibrating sensors of an autonomous vehicle (AV) includes a camera calibration target configured to be measured by and used for calibrating an optical camera of the AV; a light detection and ranging (LiDAR) calibration target configured to be measured by and used for calibrating a LiDAR transceiver of the AV; and a platform configured to allow the AV to drive onto and park on the platform. The camera calibration target and the LiDAR calibration target are positioned to be detectable by the optical camera and the LiDAR transceiver while the AV is parked on the platform. The platform is further configured to modify a lateral position, height, or orientation of the optical camera and the LiDAR transceiver relative to the camera calibration target and the LiDAR calibration target while the AV is parked on the platform.

UNMANNED VEHICLE CARGO HANDLING AND CARRYING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190202561

An autonomous cargo container retrieval and delivery system locates a select cargo container and maneuvers an unmanned aerial vehicle proximate to the container for retrieval. The vehicle positions itself to engage the cargo container using a grasping mechanism, and, responsive to engaging the cargo container, retracts the cargo container toward the vehicle. As the cargo container is retracted toward the vehicle, weight sensors within the retrieval mechanism sense the weight and the weight distribution of the cargo container, and, can modify the cargo container's location on the vehicle to optimize vehicle flight operations or replace the container on the ground and alert the operator that the cargo container is too heavy or has an improper weight distribution. Upon mating the cargo container with the vehicle, a coupling mechanism latches or secures the cargo container to the vehicle for further flight and/or ground operations.

SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190206277

The present invention includes a determiner configured to determine whether to photograph a packing style image of an article as a work target in a first warehouse work or not, as an image used in a second warehouse work performed after the first warehouse work.

MEDICATION DISPENSING CABINET SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190206541

A medication dispensing cabinet provides controlled access to medications and supplies stored in it. The cabinet may include at least one lockable storage compartment, and a controller that controls access to the at least one lockable storage compartment. The cabinet may include multiple printers integrated into the cabinet. The cabinet may include a camera operably coupled to the controller. The cabinet may include a set of cabinet electronics, and a power distribution and communications circuit board. The cabinet may include a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader, wherein the controller conditions access to the at least one lockable storage compartment on receipt of information from the RFID reader. Data may be stored in the controller according to an implementation of RAID technology. The controller may include multiple electronic communications network interfaces, and may include an out of band network communication channel. A dispensing cabinet may facilitate printing of labels for medications.

HEAT EXCHANGER UNIT AND AIR-CONDITIONING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190203953

A heat exchanger unit includes a heat exchanger, a drain pan, and a housing. The drain pan is a pullout drain pan capable of being pulled out sideways from the housing. A dew dripping space is formed between the heat exchanger and the outlet side surface of the housing, and in the dew dripping space, dew formed at the heat exchanger and blown off by an air flow drips into the drain pan due to its own weight before reaching the outlet of the housing. The heat exchanger unit further includes a fixing component by which the heat exchanger is fixed to the outlet side surface of the housing without interfering with the lateral movement of the drain pan and that forms the dew dripping space between the heat exchanger and the outlet side surface of the housing.

AUTOMATED IDENTIFICATION, STATUS MONITORING AND NOTIFICATION OF STORED ITEMS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190205821

Embodiments of the invention are directed to a computer-implemented method of monitoring items in a storage area. The method includes generating, using a sensor system, sensed weight data that represents weights of a plurality of stored items. The method further includes generating, using the sensor system, sensed surface area data that represents surface areas of the plurality of stored items. Based at least in part on the sensed weight data and the sensed surface area data, a classifier is used to create, train, and update a stored item model. Based at least in part on new sensed weight data and new sensed surface area data, the classifier and the stored item model are used to generate a stored item classification output.

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SMART ENERGY DEVICES

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190201046

A method for controlling an operation of an ultrasonic blade of an ultrasonic electromechanical system is disclosed. The method includes providing an ultrasonic electromechanical system comprising an ultrasonic transducer coupled to an ultrasonic blade via an ultrasonic waveguide; applying, by an energy source, a power level to the ultrasonic transducer; determining, by a control circuit coupled to a memory, a mechanical property of the ultrasonic electromechanical system; comparing, by the control circuit, the mechanical property with a reference mechanical property stored in the memory; and adjusting, by the control circuit, the power level applied to the ultrasonic transducer based on the comparison of the mechanical property with the reference mechanical property.

EXPANDED BEADS, MOLDED FOAM, FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITE, AND AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENT

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190203010

Expanded particles including a base resin including a copolymer of an aromatic vinyl compound, a (meth)acrylic acid ester, and an unsaturated dicarboxylic acid, in which the expanded particles have an average cell diameter of 5 to 50 m and a standard deviation of the average cell diameter of less than 0.8.

TESTING SYSTEM FOR TESTING THE ROLLING RESISTANCE OF AT LEAST ONE VEHICLE TIRE AND METHOD FOR TESTING THE ROLLING RESISTANCE OF THE VEHICLE TIRE

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190204185

A test system for testing a rolling resistance of a vehicle tire, with a measurement device. The measurement device has a load device that includes a load roller which applies a test load on the tire. The measurement device has a receiving device which receives the tire. The receiving device and the load device can be moved relative to one another. The measurement device has a drive device which rotationally drives at least one of the load roller and the receiving device. The measurement device has at least one test configuration for measuring the rolling resistance. The receiving device has first and second rim elements that together form a split rim engagement unit for accommodating the tire.

DYNAMIC REFERENCE SCHEME FOR IMPROVING READ MARGIN OF RESISTIVE MEMORY ARRAY

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190206469

A method of providing a reference voltage for reading of a resistive memory array, and a read circuit for reading of a resistive memory array. The method comprises the steps of generating a first reference voltage when a bitline of the resistive memory array is in a first resistance state, and generating a second reference voltage when the bitline is in a second resistance state; wherein the first reference voltage is different from the first reference voltage and the first resistance state is different from the second resistance state.

LOCK DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190203509

A lock device includes a base attached to a lid, a knob having a grip portion movably supported on a front side of the base and an arm portion projecting rearward with respect to the grip portion, a slider slidably supported in a rear part of the base so as to move slidingly by being pushed by the arm portion in response to a movement of the knob, a first rod and a second rod slidably supported by a part of the base located in front of the slider in a vertically arranged manner so as to be engaged by and disengaged from a pair of corresponding engaging holes, and a power transmission mechanism provided between the slider and the first rod and the second rod so that the first rod and the second rod are slidingly moved in response to a movement of the slider.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MAKING FUNCTIONAL DEVICES AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPANTS OF MEETINGS

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190205275

A system and method for connecting a processing device to a functional device connected to or in a base unit of a communications network, the base unit having a transmitter and the processing device having a memory, a display and an operating system. A first peripheral device is adapted to be coupled to the processing device via a generic communications protocol, the first peripheral device having a receiver and at least one fixed or configurable endpoint of the functional device exposed on the first peripheral device. The base unit and the first peripheral device is adapted to transmit and receive data respectively over the communications network from the functional device to the processing device via the at least one fixed or configurable endpoint using the generic communications protocol for communication between the processing device and the first peripheral device.

DETECTION DEVICE, PROTECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190207599

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a detection device for a circuit comprising a plurality of switch devices coupled in series. The detection device comprises a plurality of detecting circuits, wherein each detecting circuit is integrated with a gate driver of a corresponding switch device. Each detecting circuit comprises a voltage divider and a signal processor. The voltage divider is coupled in parallel with the corresponding switch device and comprises a plurality of voltage dividing components coupled in series. The signal processor is coupled with one of the voltage dividing components and configured to receive a divided voltage across the voltage dividing component and output an output signal indicating the voltage across the switch device. Embodiments of the present disclosure also relate to a system and method for protecting series-connected switch devices.

PHOTONIC APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING POLARIZATION

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190204504

A photonic device has a polarization-dependent region and a device layer including a first cladding film, a second cladding film, and a core film. The core film includes one of (1) a material having an index n M and (2) alternating layers of a first material having a first index and second material having a second index. The alternating layers have an effective index for TE polarized light n TE and an effective index for TM polarized light n TM . Each of the first cladding film and the second cladding film include the other of (1) the material having the index of refraction n M and (2) the alternating layers n TM n M n TE , and the indices of the upper cladding and the lower cladding are less than n TM , n M and n TE . A polarizer, polarizing beam splitter and coupler using clipped coupling can employ the material having an index n M and the alternating layers.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT OF HIERARCHICALLY ORGANIZED UNSTRUCTURED DATA USING ASSOCIATIVE TEMPLATES

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190205321

Methods, computer program products, and computer systems for configuration management are disclosed. Such methods, computer program products, and computer systems include determining whether unstructured data or structured data is available for use as a basis to define an associative template, and in response to a determination that unstructured data is available for use as the basis to define the associative template, determining whether the unstructured data is hierarchically organized. In response to a determination that the unstructured data is hierarchically organized, an associative template can then be defined using the hierarchical organization of the unstructured data, where the unstructured data is hierarchically-organized unstructured data (HOUD).

METHOD OF MEASURING INHIBITION OF PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINE EXPORT TRANSPORT AND/OR FORMATION ACTIVITY

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190203172

A method is provided to measure modulation of phosphatidylcholine export transport and/or formation activity in hepatocyte or stable cell-line preparations by test agents including but not limited to drugs, drug candidates, biologicals, food components, herb or plant components, proteins, peptides, DNA, and RNA. Furthermore, the method is designed to determine modulation of phosphatidylcholine transport and/or formation activity not only by said test agents, but also their metabolites or biotransformed products formed in situ.

GOLF CLUB HEAD

Pub Date: 2019-07-04

Pub Number: US20190201759

Disclosed herein is a golf club head. A face portion of the golf club head has a bulge radius between 190 mm and 600 mm and a roll radius between 100 mm and 600 mm. The golf club head further comprises a first wall, protruding uprightly from the sole portion, extending lengthwise in a heel-to-toe direction. The golf club head additionally comprises a stiffener located within the interior cavity of the body and interposed between the interior surface of the face portion and the first wall. The stiffener is made of a second material having a second modulus of elasticity less than the first modulus of elasticity. A coefficient of restitution (COR) of the golf club head is at least 0.78. A characteristic time (CT) of the golf club head at a center of the face portion is no more than 257 microseconds.