Total 7133 patents for "2019-08-08"

NETWORK TIMING SYNCHRONIZATION

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245690

Techniques are disclosed relating to time synchronization in a network. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a first circuit having a first clock configured to maintain a local time value for a node coupled to a network. The first circuit is configured to send a first message to a second circuit. The first message includes a first nonce. The second circuit has a second clock that maintains a reference time value for the network. The first circuit receives a second message from the second circuit, the second message including a second nonce and is associated with a timestamp identifying the reference time value. The first circuit compares the first nonce to the second nonce to determine whether the timestamp is valid and, in response to determining that the timestamp is valid, uses the timestamp to synchronize the first clock with the second clock.

METHOD FOR IN SITU HIGH ACTIVITY ODH CATALYST

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240647

A process for preparing an oxidative dehydrogenation catalyst or oxidative dehydrogenation catalyst precursor that includes mixing solutions of molybdenum and tellurium at a pH from about 3.3 to 7.5; adjusting the pH of the resulting solution back to about 5 and adding VOSO 4 and adding a solution of Nb 2 O 5 and oxalic acid and treating the resulting precursor slurry in a controlled pressure hydrothermal process to obtain the catalyst.

Cartridge Insertion Mechanism for a Fluid Delivery Device

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240399

A fluid delivery device comprises a drive unit including an actuator and one or more first features and a cartridge filled with a fluid prior to being inserted into the housing. The cartridge having a fluid reservoir sealed at one end by a movable piston and sealed at another end by a pierceable septum. The cartridge includes one or more second features that are configured to align and mate with the one or more first features allowing the cartridge to be inserted into the drive unit. The piston is moveabe by the actuator once the cartridge is inserted into the drive unit.

OSSEOUS PIN, GUIDE SLEEVE THEREFOR, EXTRACTION MEMBER THEREFOR AND KIT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239934

The present invention relates to an osseous pin (1) for bone fracture fixation. The pin comprises a threaded front section (2) and an unthreaded rear section (3). The threaded front section is configured with two or more kerfs (4) to facilitate breaking of the pin at any one of said kerfs. The present invention also relates to a guide sleeve for use in insertion of the osseous pin (1) into bone fragments at a bone fracture and breaking of said pin at the kerf (4) closest to the entrance site of the pin into the bone fragments. The present invention also relates to an extraction member for use in extraction of the osseous pin (1) from bone fragments at a healed bone fracture and a kit, comprising said components.

PROTOCOL FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A PLURALITY OF LIQUID COOLING MODULES FOR COMPUTER SERVERS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246526

Disclosed is a method of communication between a plurality of liquid cooling modules of a cooling system for one or more one computer servers, in which: the cooling modules communicate with each other in a manner that operates in N+1 redundancy where N is greater than or equal to 2, so as to enable a standard replacement of any one of these cooling modules without stopping the cooling and without stopping the operation of the server or servers, this communication being ensured by a collaborative protocol without master/slave, before switching from an active mode where it is cooling to a backup mode where it is no longer cooling, the redundant cooling module verifying beforehand that a data set is consistent across all these cooling modules and that this consistency is maintained for a predetermined duration.

PRINTING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD FOR PRINTING APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246004

A control method in a printing apparatus includes printing, by a printing unit, an adjustment image for adjusting a printing position on a sheet, conveying, by a conveying unit, the sheet on which the adjustment image is printed, reading, by a reading unit, an image to generate image data, the reading unit being executable to perform reading by a first reading method for reading an image of a sheet without conveying the sheet or a second reading method for reading the image of the sheet while conveying the sheet, and determining, based on that a type of the sheet on which the adjustment image is to be printed is a specific type, to read the adjustment image by the first reading method.

METHOD FOR OPERATING A TRANSPORT SYSTEM HAVING AT LEAST ONE TRANSPORT MEANS AND CORRESPONDING TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243354

A method for operating a transport system having at least one transport means. In this case, it is provided that a period of use of the transport by a user or at least a beginning of the period of use is recorded by detecting a use of the transport means if at least two of the following conditions are met: A communication link of an assistance device of the user to the transport system exists or is being created; a load capacity of the transport means or a change in the load capacity is detected; and a movement of the transport means and/or an operation of a drive device of the transport means exists or exist or is or are being initiated.

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR AN EXOSKELETON TO REDUCE A RUNNERS METABOLIC RATE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240524

An exoskeleton comprising a right hip attachment, a left hip attachment, a belt and a leaf-spring. The leaf-spring configured to couple two hips and apply torque from one respective hip to another respective hip based on the runner's movement and a right gear mechanism and a left gear mechanism, the right gear mechanism and the left gear mechanism comprising respectively of rack-and-pinion mechanism and configured to change an arch of the leaf-spring.

DETUNING FOR A RESONANT WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER SYSTEM INCLUDING COOPERATIVE POWER SHARING

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245384

Wireless resonant inductive power receivers for achieving detuning for a resonant wireless power transfer system including cooperative power sharing is described. Cooperative power sharing allows for detuning one or more wireless received coupled to a wireless charger to alter the power received at each wireless receiver

METHOD FOR COATING A PLANT AND A COATED PLANT OBTAINED THEREWITH

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239451

This invention relates to a method for coating a plant, comprising the following steps:

Multi-User MIMO Systems and Methods

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246405

A method and system are provided for scheduling data transmission in a Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) system. The MIMO system may comprise at least one MIMO transmitter and at least one MIMO receiver. Feedback from one or more receivers may be used by a transmitter to improve quality, capacity, and scheduling in MIMO communication systems. The method may include generating or receiving information pertaining to a MIMO channel metric and information pertaining to a Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) in respect of a transmitted signal; and sending a next transmission to a receiver using a MIMO mode selected in accordance with the information pertaining to the MIMO channel metric, and an adaptive coding and modulation selected in accordance with the information pertaining to the CQI.

PRE-OBJECT FILTER FOR SHAPING PROFILE OF RADIATION ATTENTUATION IN FAN-ANGLE DIRECTION

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239832

Among other things, one or more systems and/or techniques are described for shaping a profile of radiation attenuation in a fan-angle direction via a pre-object filter (e.g., a bowtie filter) based upon a profile of an object. For example, a pre-object filter may be at least partially rotated about a filter axis and/or may be translated in a direction parallel to a direction of conveyance of the object under examination to adjust a profile of radiation attenuation in the fan-angle direction. Further, in one embodiment, the profile of radiation attenuation may be reshaped during rotation of the radiation source about the object to adjust an amount of radiation attenuation in the fan-angle direction (e.g., to adjust a profile of radiation attenuation as a shape of the object changes from a perspective of a radiation source as the radiation source is rotated about the object).

STAPLE REMOVER

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240824

A staple remover for removing a staple from a bundle of papers fastened with the staple includes: a deformation assisting part that bends a part of the bundle, where the bundle has been fastened with the staple, with respect to a longitudinal direction of the staple; and a first blade inserted between the bent bundle and the staple, and removing the staple from the bundle, wherein the deformation assisting part includes a support part that supports the bundle, a communicating space is formed in the support part to allow a front surface and a back surface of the support part to communicate with each other in a thickness direction of the bundle, the bundle is disposed with the communicating space located below the staple, and the bundle enters the communicating space to be bent, by being caught between the support part and the first blade.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING VEHICLE BASED ON REDUNDANT ARCHITECTURE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246294

Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for controlling a vehicle based on redundant architecture, and more particularly, a technology for monitoring breakdown of communication paths of a vehicle control device based on redundant architecture. The apparatus includes: a plurality of electronic controllers configured to control driving of the vehicle based on sensing information of the vehicle; and a plurality of communication paths configured to exchange data between the plurality of electronic controllers, wherein the plurality of electronic controllers are configured to generate a vehicle control instruction for controlling driving of the vehicle based on vehicle information and are configured to monitor an operational status of at least one of the plurality of electronic controllers through the plurality of communication paths.

HYBRID IRRIGATION TUBING

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239455

Features of relatively low pressure microporous (and preferably plant-responsive) irrigation tubes are combined with features of relatively high pressure drip emitter tubes to produce a hybrid irrigation tube. Methods for using and manufacturing the hybrid irrigation tube are also disclosed.

PLASTICIZER COMPOSITION AND RESIN COMPOSITION INCLUDING SAME

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241715

The present invention relates to a plasticizer composition, which includes a terephthalate-based material in which alkyl groups bonded to a diester group have a weight average carbon number of greater than 7 and less than 9; and a monobenzoate-based material including one or more compounds represented by Chemical Formula 1, wherein a weight ratio of the terephthalate-based material and the monobenzoate-based material is 99:1 to 1:99. Such a plasticizer composition is environmentally friendly, and can also improve properties such as tensile strength, elongation rate, hardness, and the like and migration resistance to stress so as to be suitable for use.

OPERATING METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR A DRIVELINE DISCONNECT CLUTCH

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241175

Systems and methods for operating a driveline of a hybrid vehicle are presented. In one example, the systems and methods determine a driveline disconnect boost time during vehicle operating conditions when it may be less noticeable. The driveline disconnect boost time may then be used to close a driveline disconnect clutch in a way that may reduce torque disturbances through the driveline.

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CREATION AND CALIBRATION OF A NANOELECTRODE PAIR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242846

Methods and systems are provided for creation of stable and consistent nanoelectrode pairs for detection of biomolecules, such as deoxyribonucleic acid.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245813

An information processing apparatus includes a control unit that controls execution of processes corresponding to a comparison result between content and registered content, and the content.

UTTERANCE ANNOTATION USER INTERFACE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244601

A computing device includes a display configured to present a graphical user interface. The graphical user interface includes a transcript portion configured to display an unannotated transcript representing an ordered sequence of one or more dialogue events involving a client and a computerized assistant, at least one of the dialogue events taking the form of an example client utterance, and an annotation portion configured to display a hierarchical menu including a plurality of candidate utterance annotations. An utterance annotation machine is configured to receive one or more computer inputs selecting, for each of one or more response parameters in the example client utterance, utterance annotations from the hierarchical menu that collectively define a machine-readable interpretation of the example client utterance. An annotated utterance having a predetermined format usable to train the computerized assistant is output to a data store based on the example client utterance

WEDGE DISSECTORS FOR A MEDICAL BALLOON

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240464

A cage can be positioned around a medical balloon, such as an angioplasty balloon, to assist in a medical procedure. The cage can include a plurality of strips, each extending between a set of rings including first and second rings. As the balloon expands, the first and second rings move closer together and allow the strips to expand outward. The cage may have wedge dissectors on the strips.

LIGHTING DEVICE COMPRISING A COMMUNICATION ELEMENT FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242535

A lighting device (1) is disclosed, which comprises a light guide (2) arranged to guide light. The light guide (2) may be constituted by or comprise an elongated light guide (2) having a central axis (3). The light guide (2) may comprise a core section (14) extending along the central axis (3) and being arranged to guide light. The light guide (2) may comprise a cladding section (15; 17, 18) which is at least in part surrounding the core section (14), is coupled to the core section (14) at an inner surface (16) of the cladding section (15; 17, 18), and is extending along the central axis (3). The lighting device (1) comprises at least one communication element (20) mechanically connected to the light guide (2). The at least one communication element (20) is arranged for wireless communication.

FLUID STERILIZATION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240361

A fluid sterilization device includes: a processing flow passage in which a fluid subject to sterilization flows; a window member provided between a light source for irradiating the fluid in the processing flow passage with ultraviolet light and the processing flow passage, the window member including an incidence surface on which the ultraviolet light from the light source is incident and an exit surface from which the ultraviolet light exits toward the processing flow passage; and a heating body provided to be in contact with the incidence surface and adapted to heat the window member.

METHOD FOR MAKING HEXENE-1 CONTAINING AMORPHOUS POLY ALPHA OLEFINS FOR IMPROVED HOT MELT ADHESIVES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241774

A method to make a hot-melt polymer formulation with from 50 wt % to 100 wt % of a propylene-co-butene-1-co-hexene-1 terpolymer or a propylene-co-hexene-1 copolymer, each polymer made using a metal chloride supported Ziegler-Natta catalyst, at a process temperature between about 130 degrees Fahrenheit and about 200 degrees Fahrenheit and at a reactor pressure sufficient to maintain the propylene in a liquid phase without solvent; using 1 wt % to 20 wt % of at least one of: a metallocene-catalyst made polymer; a homopolymer of propylene with 0.1%-5% functionality; and a styrene block copolymer; and wherein the melt viscosity of the terpolymer or copolymer formulation is controlled by addition of hydrogen gas as a chain transfer agent.

CONFIGURABLE NEURAL NETWORK ENGINE OF TENSOR ARRAYS AND MEMORY CELLS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244085

Some embodiments include a special-purpose hardware accelerator that can perform specialized machine learning tasks during both training and inference stages. For example, this hardware accelerator uses a systolic array having a number of data processing units (DPUs) that are each connected to a small number of other DPUs in a local region. Data from the many nodes of a neural network is pulsed through these DPUs with associated tags that identify where such data was originated or processed, such that each DPU has knowledge of where incoming data originated and thus is able to compute the data as specified by the architecture of the neural network. These tags enable the systolic neural network engine to perform computations during backpropagation, such that the systolic neural network engine is able to support training.

HOUSING AND PROJECTION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243223

Disclosed are a housing and a projection device comprising the housing. The housing comprises a case body, the case body comprising a first substrate, a second substrate and an annular connection plate, wherein the first substrate and the second substrate are arranged oppositely, the annular connection plate is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, the second substrate comprises a lens placement region in which a lens of the projection device is to be arranged, and a region, corresponding to the lens, of the annular connection plate is an opening region. The housing further comprises a knob lens cap arranged at the lens placement region, wherein the knob lens cap comprises a knob portion movably connected to the case body and extending out of the case body; and the knob portion drives the knob lens cap to rotate and move so as to shelter or expose the lens.

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTION OF DEDICATED CORE NETWORK

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246326

Methods and apparatuses for redirecting a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) to a dedicated core network (CN) node are described. An apparatus is configured to initiate a Service Request with a non-dedicated network node. The apparatus is configured to receive a special identifier in response to the Service Request, which indicates the apparatus should be redirected to a dedicated CN node based on subscription information. Radio access network resources associated with the apparatus may be released and the apparatus may then perform a tracking area update (TAU) request which is then forwarded to the dedicated CN node.

METHODS TO ALLOCATE TARGET WAKE TIME (TWT) SERVICE PERIODS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A TEMPORARY PRIMARY CHANNEL

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246354

Embodiments of a high efficiency subchannel selective transmission (HE SST) access point (AP) and an HE SST station (STA) are generally described herein. The HE SST AP may determine a temporary primary channel for an HE SST STA. The HE SST AP may communicate with the HE SST STA in a plurality of channels that includes the temporary primary channel and further includes a primary channel. The HE SST AP may determine trigger-enabled target wake time service periods (TWT SPs) for exchange of frames between the HE SST AP and the HE SST STA on the temporary primary channel. The trigger-enabled TWT SPs may be determined to not overlap with target beacon transmission times (TBTTs) at which beacon frames that include delivery traffic indication maps (DTIMs) are to be sent on the primary channel by the HE SST AP.

TILTING AN OPTICAL ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243089

An optical unit, in particular a facet mirror unit, includes an optical element and a supporting device. The optical element has an optical surface, in particular an elongate optical surface, which defines a plane of main extension and a direction of main extension in the plane of main extension. The supporting device includes a supporting unit and an actuator unit. The actuator unit is configured for tilting the optical surface, in that a tilting moment is exerted on the optical element by way of the actuator unit. The tilting moment runs in an inclined manner in relation to the plane of main extension. The supporting unit is configured to predefine a tilting axis for the optical surface that lies substantially in the plane of main extension of the optical surface when there is tilting of the optical surface by the tilting moment of the actuator unit.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING AI-BASED COST ESTIMATES FOR SERVICES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244267

Systems and methods for providing AI-based relocation cost estimates for services and products are disclosed. The method may comprise receiving description data of a location, the description data generated via at least one or more of a camera, a user interface, and/or one or more environment sensors. The method may generate an inventory list comprising a plurality of items, utilizing the machine learning model, based on the description data, the inventory list further comprising inventory attributes associated with the plurality of items related to a context of the plurality of items in the location. The method may generate, utilizing the machine learning models, one or more interactive quotes for relocation cost estimates comprising at least one or more offers for products and/or services based on the plurality of items in the inventory list and the inventory attributes.