Total 7133 patents for "2019-08-08"

ELECTROCHROMIC DEVICES AND METHODS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243203

An electrochromic device comprising a substrate, a set of electrodes disposed on or within the substrate, and a layer comprising -WO 3 disposed in electrical communication with the set of electrodes, wherein the layer of -WO 3 exhibits polarization switching are described. Methods of making and using the electrochromic devices are also described. The electrochromic devices are used for detecting acetone in a fluid. The observed change in color of the -WO 3 layer can be correlated with a subject's medical condition, such as diabetes.

CONTACT LENS COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRESBYOPIA

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240152

The invention provides contact lens and contact lens storage compositions and methods for the treatment of presbyopia. The contact lens and contact lens storage compositions preferably comprise aceclidine and a cryoprotectant. The compositions optionally contain a cycloplegic agent.

CEILING FAN

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242391

A ceiling fan may include a housing having a central longitudinal axis, an inlet, and an interior in fluid communication with the inlet. The ceiling fan may include a nozzle disposed around a portion of the housing that may be spaced a distance apart from the housing and define an interior passageway and an outlet in fluid communication with the interior passageway. The ceiling fan may include a conduit disposed between portions of the housing and the nozzle in fluid communication with the interior of the housing and the interior passageway of the nozzle. The fan may further include an impeller disposed in the housing and a motor coupled to the impeller. The motor may rotate the impeller for drawing air into the interior of the housing through the inlet, moving air through the conduit and the interior passageway, and expelling air out of the outlet in a preferential direction.

LIGHT-RECEIVING DEVICE AND LIDAR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242979

Provided are a light-receiving device and lidar comprising the light-receiving device. The light-receiving device comprises: a first lens comprising a first lens surface for receiving light from an outside and a second lens surface for changing the path of the light received by the first lens surface and outputting the light to the outside; and a sensor on which light transmitted through the second lens surface is incident, wherein the first lens surface is a spherical surface, the second lens surface is an aspherical surface, and the focus of the first lens deviates from the sensor surface of the sensor.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244672

An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor device capable of simplifying a trimming operation. A semiconductor device according to an embodiment includes a power supply circuit and a trimming circuit. The power supply circuit includes a reference voltage generation circuit that generates a plurality of reference voltages used at the time of a trimming operation, and a voltage generation circuit that generates a plurality of power supply voltages used by a semiconductor storage device. The semiconductor device adjusts a specific reference voltage using an external reference voltage at the time of the trimming operation, and then determines trimming codes corresponding to the adjustment amounts of the power supply voltages using a plurality of reference voltages generated using the adjusted specific reference voltage and a plurality of power supply voltages corresponding to the reference voltages.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING A RULE SET FOR MEDICAL EVENT MANAGEMENT AND RESPONSES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240405

A system and method to configure a rule set used in connection with a medical monitoring system for monitoring patients and patient care equipment, especially medication delivery pumps, based on a variety of conditions and parameters associated with monitored biometric information and equipment information and for providing user-defined responses to those conditions and parameters.

ORDER PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244160

Embodiments of this disclosure provide an order processing method and apparatus, and a server. The method includes: determining a first order taking model obtained by training historical allocation orders; calculating, based on an order subjective attribute that affects a probability of taking an order, an order taking willingness of a to-be-allocated order by using the first order taking model; and allocating the to-be-allocated order to a delivery person that matches the order taking willingness. According to technical solutions provided in the embodiments of this disclosure, order taking rate is improved, and delivery quality is improved.

AMELIORATION AND TREATMENT OF CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE USING PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240262

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a novel medical use of pluripotent stem cells (Muse cells) in the regenerative medicine area. Provided are a cell preparation and a medicinal composition for ameliorating and treating chronic lung disease in newborns, said cell preparation and medicinal composition comprising SSEA-3-positive pluripotent stem cells isolated from a mesenchymal tissue in a living body or cultured mesenchymal cells. The cell preparation according to the present invention is based on a mechanism whereby the aforesaid disease is ameliorated and treated by administering Muse cells to a subject suffering from the disease and engrafting the cells in lung tissues.

METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR CHANNEL ACCESS IN UNLICENSED BAND

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246412

Disclosed are a method, an apparatus, and a system for performing channel access. In detail, provided are a method including: receiving uplink scheduling information; and when the user equipment has stopped an uplink transmission during the uplink transmission being performed according to the uplink scheduling information, to resume the uplink transmission, performing a second type channel access when a channel sensed by the user equipment is continuously idle after the uplink transmission has been stopped, and performing a first type channel access when the channel sensed by the user equipment is not continuously idle after the uplink transmission has been stopped, wherein the first type channel access comprises performing a random backoff after a channel sensing, and the second type channel access only comprises performing a channel sensing and an apparatus and a system therefor.

Method for Welding a Polyolefin Plastic and an Additional Plastic

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240919

The invention relates to a method for welding a polyolefin plastic and a plastic using a primer, said primer containing at least one maleic anhydride containing polymer and at least one polyester. The invention also relates to correspondingly bonded products.

GOLD NANOPARTICLE BASED FORMULATION FOR USE IN CANCER THERAPY

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240186

The current invention relates to development of new formulation containing gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with bi-functional recombinant fusion proteins TRAF(C) for the delivery of anticancer drugs and nucleic acids to HER2+ cancers. Using the combinatorial approach, we designed gold nanoparticle-based targeted drug delivery system (TDDS) or (Au-TR-DX-si) by combining AuNPs with bi-functional recombinant fusion protein TRAF(C) (TR), doxorubicin (DX) and siRNA (si). The recombinant protein based gold nanoparticles formulations are stable and homogenous as revealed by several physicochemical studies. In addition, the engineered fusion protein TRAF (C) has the ability to target selectively to HER2+ receptors overexpressed in ovarian cancer cells (SK-OV-3).

Apparatuses and Methods for Cleaning a Surface

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239632

An apparatus (100), for cleaning a surface (102), comprises a bracket (104) and a drum (108), coupled to the bracket (104) and rotatable relative to the bracket (104) about a first axis (110). The apparatus (100) further comprises a brush motor (114), mounted to the drum (108), and a brush (112), rotatable by the brush motor (114) relative to the drum (108) about a second axis (116), parallel to the first axis (110).

Synchronous Memory Bus Access to Storage Media

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243788

A computing system having memory components, including first memory and second memory, wherein the first memory is available to a host system for read and write access over a memory bus during one or more of a first plurality of windows. The computing system further includes a processing device, operatively coupled with the memory components, to: receive, from a driver of the host system, a request regarding a page of data stored in the second memory; responsive to the request, transfer the page from the second memory to a buffer; and write the page from the buffer to the first memory, wherein the page is written to the first memory during at least one of a second plurality of windows corresponding to a refresh timing for the memory bus, and the refresh timing is controlled at the host system.

CONTAINER IMAGE BUILDING USING SHARED RESOURCES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243628

Container image building using shared resources is disclosed. A first instruction file that contains a first plurality of instruction keywords is read. Based on the first plurality of instruction keywords, a first plurality of files from a shared location is copied to a first consolidated location. Based on the first plurality of instruction keywords, a first container command file that references at least some of the first plurality of files on the first consolidated location is generated, the first container command file including commands that comply with a container builder syntax.

CONTROLLING MULTI-STAGE MANUFACTURING PROCESS BASED ON INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) SENSORS AND COGNITIVE RULE INDUCTION

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243346

Controlling product production in multi-stage manufacturing process automatically generates by machine learning causal relationships between the processing conditions and the product quality based on product genealogy data and product quality data. Real time sensor data from sensors coupled to processing units in a manufacturing facility implementing the multi-stage manufacturing process are received, and control rules are instantiated based on the real time sensor data. An instantiated control rule firing causes an actuator to automatically set a processing variable to a set point specified in the control rule.

MEDICAL RECORD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH ANNOTATED PATIENT IMAGES FOR RAPID RETRIEVAL

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244696

A system and method for patient healthcare information management. The system includes a fingerprint scanner that generates fingerprint data by scanning the finger of a patient. That fingerprint data is forwarded to a hand scan server that performs a lookup to retrieve a corresponding patient ID or social security number. That patient ID or social security number is then sent to a healthcare server, such as at a hospital or other healthcare facility, to retrieve the healthcare information for the patient. That is particularly useful for patients who are unconscious or otherwise unable to recall or relay their identifying information and/or healthcare information history to the healthcare practitioner. In addition, the system can include an imaging capture device to take a picture of the patient. That image is displayed in conjunction with annotations that indicate the patient healthcare information history for the patient. That enables the healthcare practitioner to rapidly and easily see the patient's healthcare history and related details.

STEERING SYSTEM FOR POOL CLEANERS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242146

A pool cleaner assembly includes a pool cleaner body supported for motion over an underwater pool surface, the pool cleaner body defining a water source connection and a suction opening on a lower surface thereof through which debris is removed from the underwater pool surface. The assembly further includes a steering device having a first steering device end configured for connection to a water hose and a second steering device end connected to the water source connection of the pool cleaner body, the steering device being operable to generate relative rotational motion between the first and second steering device ends.

VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241194

A vehicle control device that is capable of performing abnormality determination of a sensor by majority decision without increasing the number of sensors. A vehicle control device includes a camera and a radar configured to detect a predetermined detection target; and a communication device configured to communicate with outside. The vehicle control device determines whether there is an abnormality in the camera and the radar on the basis of: first acquisition means configured to acquire information on the predetermined detection target from each of the camera and the radar; second acquisition means configured to acquire information, on the predetermined detection target, detected by a road-to-vehicle communication device external to an own vehicle and received by the communication device; information from the camera and the radar acquired by the first acquisition means; and information from the road-to-vehicle communication device external to the own vehicle acquired by the second acquisition means.

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO CONTROL COMMUNICATION DATA RATES OF LOW-ENERGY DEVICES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246353

Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to control communication data rates of low-energy devices. An example apparatus includes a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio, and a power manager to determine whether to divide a first computation task into at least a second and a third computation task based on (1) energy stored in a power supply associated with the BLE radio and (2) a charging rate of the power supply, and when the first computation task is to be executed by the BLE radio and the first computation task is divided based on the determination, instruct the BLE radio to enter a sleep mode after the second computation task is executed, and invoke the BLE radio to transition from the sleep mode to an operating mode to execute the third computation task, the invoking in response to a measurement associated with the power supply satisfying an energy threshold.

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND CONTROL PROGRAM THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240588

Provided is a communication apparatus in which, when the moving image data composed of a plurality of frame images for expressing an emotion is switched from first moving image data to second moving image data to be reproduced and displayed on a display unit, a display control unit selects a frame image to start reproducing from the second moving image data in order to reproduce and display the second moving image data in such a way that a next frame image of a frame image of the first moving image data reproduced and displayed immediately before the switching becomes similar to the frame image of the second moving image data to be reproduced and displayed immediately after the switching.

MULTI-BEAM LASER SPOT WELDING OF COATED STEELS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240780

A method of laser spot welding a workpiece stack-up (10) that includes at least two overlapping steel workpieces (12, 14, 150) is disclosed. The method includes directing a plurality of laser beams (24, 24, 24) at the top surface (20) of the workpiece stack-up to create a molten steel weld pool (92) that penetrates into the stack-up. The molten steel weld pool is then grown to penetrate further into the stack-up by increasing an overall combined irradiance of the laser beams while reducing the total projected sectional area (88) of the laser beams at a plane of the top surface of the workpiece stack-up. Increasing the overall combined irradiance of the laser beams may be accomplished by moving the focal points (66, 66, 66) of the laser beams closer to the top surface or by reducing the mean angle of incidence (86) of the laser beams so as to reduce the eccentricity of the individual projected sectional areas of the laser beams.

DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243199

A display panel includes a first base substrate, a second base substrate facing the first base substrate, an insulating structure including a non-pad portion having an end aligned with a side surface of the second base substrate and a pad portion having an end laterally recessed from the side surface of the second base substrate, a pixel overlapping a display area and disposed between the first and second base substrates, a signal line on the first base substrate and connected to the pixel, and a connection pad including a portion disposed in a connection region defined between the side surface of the second base substrate and the end of the pad portion. The signal line overlaps the pad portion. The connection pad is in contact with the signal line. The insulating structure is disposed between the first and second base substrates and overlaps a non-display area outside the display area.

REINFORCED SUBSTRATE FOR COMPOSITE MATERIAL, COMPOSITE MATERIAL, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING REINFORCED SUBSTRATE FOR COMPOSITE MATERIAL

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240953

A reinforced substrate is provided for use in molding a composite material. The reinforced substrate has a reinforcing layer having reinforcing fibers extending in a fiber direction that is aligned in a single direction and auxiliary fibers laminated on only one surface of the reinforcing layer so as to extend in only one direction that intersects with the fiber direction. The auxiliary fibers are joined to the reinforcing fibers to hold the reinforcing layer. The auxiliary fibers have a higher tensile elongation at break than do the reinforcing fibers. The reinforcing layer is arranged with fiber bundles of large tows being aligned in an unopened state. The large tows have a higher fiber count of the reinforcing fibers than does a regular tow.

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCT ORIENTATION AND HOLE HEALING APPLICATIONS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241371

Articles are transferred from an article supply conveyor to an article receiving conveyor while the transferring articles are selectively reoriented. When the conveyors are in parallel, a travelling article reorienting turret seeks articles following an article absence or hole on the supply conveyor and transfers the following article to a next-in-line position on the receiving conveyor to cure or avoid holes of articles on the receiving conveyor.

Electrolyte Additive And Non-aqueous Electrolyte Solution For Lithium Secondary Battery Comprising The Same

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245244

The present invention relates to a non-aqueous electrolyte solution additive, and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery which comprise the same, wherein, specifically, since the non-aqueous electrolyte solution, which comprises a compound capable of maintaining a passive effect by increasing an effect of forming a solid electrolyte interface (SEI) on surfaces of a positive electrode and a negative electrode, is provided, high-temperature storage characteristics and life characteristics of the lithium secondary battery may be improved.

TYPE V CRISPR/CAS EFFECTOR PROTEINS FOR CLEAVING SSDNAS AND DETECTING TARGET DNAS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241954

Provided are compositions and methods for detecting a target DNA (double stranded or single stranded) in a sample. In some embodiments, a subject method includes: (a) contacting the sample with: (i) a type V CRISPR/Cas effector protein (e.g., a Cas12 protein such as Cas12a, Cas12b, Cas12c, Cas12d, Cas12e); (ii) a guide RNA (comprising a region that binds to the type V CRISPR/Cas effector protein, and a guide sequence that hybridizes with the target DNA); and (iii) a detector DNA that is single stranded (i.e., a single stranded detector DNA) and does not hybridize with the guide sequence of the guide RNA; and (b) measuring a detectable signal produced by cleavage (by the type V CRISPR/Cas effector protein) of the single stranded detector DNA. Also provided are compositions and methods for cleaving single stranded DNAs (e.g., non-target ssDNAs), e.g., inside of a cell.

GROUP 13 NITRIDE LAYER, COMPOSITE SUBSTRATE, AND FUNCTIONAL ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242029

It is provided a layer of a nitride of a group 13 element having a first main face and second main face. The layer of the nitride of the group 13 element includes a first void-depleted layer provided on the side of the first main face, a second void-depleted layer provided on the side of the second main face, and the void-distributed layer provided between the first void-depleted layer and second void-depleted layer.

SEPARATOR AND SECONDARY BATTERY INCLUDING THE SEPARATOR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245176

Provided are a separator capable of being used for a secondary battery such as a nonaqueous electrolyte-solution secondary battery and a secondary battery including the separator. A separator having a first layer including a porous polyethylene and an organic additive is provided. A white index of the first layer is equal to or more than 85 and equal to or less than 98, and a reduction rate of diethyl carbonate dropped on the first layer is equal to or higher than 0.048 mg/s and equal to or lower than 0.067 mg/s. The to separator may further include a porous layer over the first layer.

ELECTROCALORIC HEAT TRANSFER METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242625

A heat transfer system cycles between a first mode where a heat transfer fluid is directed to a first electrocaloric module and from the first electrocaloric module to a heat exchanger to a second electrocaloric module while one of the first and second electrocaloric modules is energized, and a second mode where the heat transfer fluid is directed to the second electrocaloric module and from the second electrocaloric module to the heat exchanger to the first electrocaloric module, while the other of the first and second electrocaloric modules is energized. The modes are repeatedly cycled in alternating order directing the heat transfer fluid to cause a temperature gradient in each of the first and second electrocaloric modules, and heat is rejected to the fluid from the heat exchanger or is absorbed by the heat exchanger from the fluid.

ROTARY ACTUATOR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245407

A rotary actuator includes: an electric motor; a case that receives the electric motor; a rotatable body that is configured to transmit an output of the electric motor to an outside of the case; a seal member that seals between the rotatable body and the case; and a labyrinth forming portion that forms a labyrinth space in a path that extends from an outside space of the case to a sealing point of the rotatable body, at which the rotatable body is sealed by the seal member.