Total 7133 patents for "2019-08-08"

PROJECTOR AND CONTROL METHOD OF PROJECTOR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246085

A projector includes a measurement unit that measures a feature quantity of a first image projected on a projection surface from a position at a first angle relative to the projection surface and generates a first measurement result, a receiving unit that receives a second measurement result obtained by measurement of the feature quantity of the first image in a position at a second angle different from the first angle relative to the projection surface, a determination unit that determines reflection characteristics of the projection surface based on the first measurement result and the second measurement result, a correction unit that corrects first image information and generates second image information based on the reflection characteristics of the projection surface determined by the determination unit, and a projection unit that projects a second image according to the second image information generated by the correction unit on the projection surface.

ELASTIC HINGE FOR THE PLASTIC FRAME OF EYEGLASSES AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING SAID ELASTIC HINGE TO THE EYEGLASS FRAME

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243160

Elastic hinge for plastic frames of eyeglasses, which comprises a first and a second articulation element respectively associable with a first and a second component of eyeglasses. The first articulation element comprises a male element which is susceptible of sliding inside a seat of the first component and comprises a head portion, a rod-like portion fixed to the head portion, an anchorage body slidably coupled to the rod-like portion and provided with a retention portion provided with anchorage elements. The first articulation element also comprises an expander body adapted to interfere with the anchorage body in order to externally expand the retention portion of the latter towards the internal wall of the seat so as to engage the anchorage elements of the retention body with the first component of the eyeglasses.

RATING METHOD, MANAGEMENT METHOD, AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244261

A rating method is a rating method that rates a user of car sharing, the method including: sensing the state of a vehicle rented to the user with a sensor mounted on the vehicle; transmitting data sensed with the sensor from the vehicle to a server, determining, by the server, the action of the user based on the sensing data, and calculating, by the server, a rating of the user based on the action of the user.

DATA RECEIVING APPARATUS, DATA TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION SYSTEM, AND CONTROL METHOD OF DATA TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243786

A data receiving apparatus includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to: extract reception data, a header of a transaction layer packet, and a data link layer packet which are included in a received reception signal; store the data link layer packet in a buffer; store the header of the transaction layer packet and the data link layer packet in a history storage; write the data link layer packet to the buffer when the header of the transaction layer packet and the data link layer packet are simultaneously acquired; write the data link layer packet stored in the buffer to the history storage when the header of the transaction layer packet and the data link layer packet is not acquired or when the data link layer packet is acquired without acquiring the header of the transaction layer packet.

ASSAY AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING CDC ELICITING ANTIBODIES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241661

Herein is reported a method for determining complement dependent cytotoxicity of a composition comprising i) a first binding site that specifically binds to a first epitope on a first antigen, which is conjugated to a first Fc-region polypeptide of human origin, and ii) a second binding site that specifically binds to a second epitope on a second antigen, which is conjugated to a second Fc-region polypeptide of human origin, wherein the method comprises the steps of incubating a cell expressing the first antigen and the second antigen with the composition and a mixture of anti-mCRP antibodies; adding normal human serum or rabbit complement to the mixture; and determining cell lysis and thereby determining complement dependent cytotoxicity of the composition.

LOW-LATENCY STREAMING FOR CROS AND BICROS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246221

Disclosed wireless systems, devices, and methods can leverage existing hardware for BLE communications to provide a low-latency streaming (LLS) link suitable for supporting CROS and BiCROS features in hearing aids. An illustrative embodiment of a low-latency audio streaming method includes: (a) sending intermittent packets of digital audio data as a wireless signal; and (b) for each intermittent packet: (A) listening for a responsive packet; and (B) sending the digital audio data in a retransmitted packet only if no responsive packet is detected. Any retransmitted packet that is sent follows the corresponding intermittent packet with a delay no greater than a length of two interframe spacing (IFS) intervals separated by a responsive packet. An illustrative embodiment of a low-latency audio streaming device includes a transmit chain and a receive chain. The transmit chain periodically transmits intermittent packets of digital audio data as a wireless signal. The receive chain operates to detect a responsive packet to each intermittent packet. The transmit chain retransmits a packet of digital audio data each time the receive chain fails to detect a responsive packet, ensuring a delay no greater than a length of two IFS intervals separated by a responsive packet.

REPLACEABLE UNIT FOR AN IMAGE FORMING DEVICE HAVING MAGNETS OF VARYING ANGULAR OFFSET FOR TONER LEVEL SENSING

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243301

A replaceable unit for an electrophotographic image forming device according to one example embodiment includes a housing having a reservoir for storing toner. A rotatable shaft is positioned within the reservoir and has an axis of rotation. A first magnet and a second magnet are connected to the shaft and rotatable around the axis of rotation in response to rotation of the shaft. The first magnet and the second magnet pass near at least a portion of an inner wall of the housing forming the reservoir during rotation of the first and second magnets. An amount of angular offset between the first magnet and the second magnet varies depending on an amount of toner in the reservoir.

Component for Protecting Against Overvoltages and the Use Thereof with Two Varistors and an Arrestor in a Single Component

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244732

A component for protecting against overvoltages is disclosed. In an embodiment a component for protecting against overvoltages includes a surge arrester, a first varistor, a second varistor, wherein the surge arrester, the first varistor and the second varistor are combined in a single component, a first connecting element electrically conductively connected to the first varistor and a second connecting element electrically conductively connected to the second varistor.

CUSTOMIZED AUGMENTED REALITY ITEM FILTERING SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244436

Examples provide customized augmented reality item filtering. An item filter analyzes item data using selection criteria and user preferences to identify high-interest item(s) and/or low-interest item(s) within a field of view (FOV) of a user device associated with a user. A high-interest item can include an item physically present within a portion of an item selection area or an un-stocked item not physically present within the portion of the item selection area. An augmented reality (AR) generator creates an AR image including a real-world image of the portion of the item selection area overlaid with graphical elements, including positive item indicators associated with high-interest items, negative item indicators associated with low-interest items, and/or un-stocked virtual items. The AR image is updated in real-time in response to user input, promotional data associated with one or more filtered item(s), and/or changes associated with the items within the FOV of the user device.

CONVERSATION ASSISTANCE SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245964

Systems and methods for providing conversation assistance include receiving from at least one user device of a user, conversation information and determining that the conversation information is associated with a conversation involving the user and a first person that is associated with first conversation assistance information in a non-transitory memory. Body measurement data of the user is retrieved from the at least first user device. A need for conversation assistance in the conversation involving the user and the first person is detected using the body measurement data. First conversation assistance information associated with the first person is retrieved from the non-transitory memory. The first conversation assistance information associated with the first person is provided through the at least one user device.

SPRAYING DEVICE APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239617

A unit for spraying including a spraying unit adapted to be removably coupled to a spraying handle. The spraying unit comprising a media tank, an air chamber, a nozzle with a needle and an air intake. The unit for spraying capable of spraying media.

Coolant Storage Tank

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245222

A coolant storage tank (1) for storing coolant in a fuel cell system (2), the coolant storage tank comprising a plurality of individually controllable heater elements (7, 8 a , 8 b ). A coolant storage tank comprising a first heater element (7) located at a base of the coolant storage tank and a second heater element (8 a ) is also disclosed. A coolant storage tank comprising a first coolant storage compartment (50) in fluid communication with a second coolant storage compartment (51), the first coolant storage compartment including at least a first heater element (54) and wherein the second coolant storage compartment is unheated is also disclosed. A method of melting frozen coolant in a coolant storage tank is also disclosed.

Intracardiac Pacemaker Device, Particularly for VDD or VDDR Pacing

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240496

An intracardiac pacemaker device, comprising a housing that is configured to be implanted entirely within a ventricle (V) of a heart (H), an electronic module for generating pacing pulses, a battery for supplying energy to the electronic module, an elongated lead extension protruding from the housing, at least a first electrode arranged on the elongated lead extension, and a pacing electrode and a return electrode for applying said pacing pulses to cardiac tissue, wherein the pacing electrode is arranged on the housing. The electronic module is electrically coupled to the pacing electrode via the housing, and wherein the electronic module is configured to carry out measurements of electrical activity via the at least one first electrode of the elongated lead extension.

MOISTURE REMOVAL APPARATUS AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242596

In one embodiment, a moisture removal apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a housing having a top and bottom surface, an outer side wall surrounding a drying zone, the drying zone for receiving a moisture-absorbent material. The moisture absorbent material may include a hygroscopic material, in one non-limiting embodiment. The apparatus may further include a fluid path in fluid communication with at least a portion of the bottom surface and the drying zone, and a movable lid portion for disposal over the drying zone. When the lid is disposed over the drying zone, access to the drying zone occurs via the fluid path from the bottom surface of the housing, such that fluid enters the housing from beneath the housing through the fluid path and is received in the drying zone, wherein moisture is absorbed.

MICROGRID ELECTRICAL LOAD MANAGEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245348

A system for completing a well, including a generator, and a plurality of electric load components, each electric load component powered by the generator. The system further includes a load shedding control panel that monitors the generator and, if the generator loses functionality, is capable of deactivating one or more of the plurality of electric load components to reduce the electric load.

FALLING-FILM EVAPORATOR SUITABLE FOR LOW PRESSURE REFRIGERANT

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242630

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed toward a falling-film evaporator that includes an evaporator cylinder, a mist eliminator disposed in the evaporator cylinder, a dispenser disposed in the evaporator cylinder, a liquid baffle disposed in the evaporator cylinder, a first chamber formed at least partially by the mist eliminator and the liquid baffle on a first side of the evaporator cylinder below the mist eliminator, a gas returning chamber formed at least partially by the mist eliminator and the liquid baffle on a second side of the evaporator cylinder above the mist eliminator, a gas-liquid separation chamber formed at least partially by the dispenser at an upper portion of the first chamber, and an evaporation chamber formed at least partially by the dispenser at a lower portion of the first chamber, and where the gas returning chamber is in fluid communication with the evaporation chamber.

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL BY USING MULTI-BEAM IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190246388

Disclosed in the present application is a method by which a terminal transmits an uplink signal to a base station in a wireless communication system. Particularly, the method comprises the steps of: receiving, from a base station, information on a reception beam pattern, which is defined in a transmission time interval (TTI) unit, of the base station; determining an uplink transmission beam pattern, which is defined in the TTI unit, by using the information on the reception beam pattern of the base station; and sequentially and repetitively transmitting the uplink signal to the base station in the TTI unit according to the uplink transmission beam pattern.

DUAL BAND OCTAFILAR ANTENNA

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245268

Antenna system includes first and second quadrifilar radiating elements. A first one of the quadrifilar radiating elements (QRE) is comprised of a plurality of first bifilar helical loops (BHLs). The BHLs are oriented in a mutual orthogonal relationship on a common axis. A second QRE shares a common feed structure with the first QRE. The second QRE comprises a plurality of second BHLs oriented in a mutual orthogonal relationship on the common axis. The first QRE is tuned for operation in a first frequency band, the second QRE is tuned for operation in a second frequency band different from the first frequency band.

IMMUNE-STIMULATING PEPTIDES AND CHECKPOINT INHIBITORS, AND USES THEREOF FOR TREATING CANCER

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241660

Presented herein are immune-stimulating peptides and uses thereof for treating cancer. The immune-stimulating peptides can be used alone, or in combination with checkpoint inhibitors and other anti-cancer therapies. The immune-stimulating peptides can also be used for expanding T-cells in vitro or ex vivo, which expanded T-cells can then be used for adoptive cell therapy.

Self-Propelled Trailer

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190241224

A self-propelled trailer is provided and includes a frame, a pair of rear drive wheels, a steerable wheel, a drive system, a platform and a lifting device. The frame forms an undercarriage chassis upon which the pair of rear drive wheels and steerable wheel secured to an undercarriage chassis along opposite ends thereof. The drive system includes a power system connected to the pair of rear drive wheels and a control system connected to the steerable wheel. The platform is positioned above and secured to the undercarriage chassis, and includes a planar deck and a subframe extending upward from the undercarriage chassis and spacing the planar deck therefrom. The lifting device is secured to the undercarriage chassis and positioned between the steerable wheel and the pair of rear drive wheels with respect to a length of the frame, and includes a crane extending upward from the frame.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GROUP OF GROUPS SINGLE SIGN-ON DEMARCATION BASED ON FIRST USER LOGIN

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245843

Methods and systems for access in a management controller group hierarchy may involve receiving a request for a user at an information handling system, determining whether a link of trust is established, and validating the single sign-on request. The request may be to authenticate the user for access using a single sign-on token. Determination of whether the link of trust is established may be based on an initial login location stored in the single sign-on token. Validation of the single sign-on token may be based on a determination that the link of trust is established.

Fingerprint Sensing Method Based On Touch Pressure In Black Screen Mode Of Touch Input Device And Touch Input Device For The Same

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190244007

A fingerprint sensing method based on touch pressure in a black screen mode of a touch input device according to the embodiment of the present invention includes: sensing first pressure which has a value equal to or greater than a first predetermined threshold value and is applied by an object in the black screen mode; determining continuously after sensing the first pressure whether second pressure which has a value equal to or greater than a second predetermined threshold value and is different from the first pressure is sensed or not; recognizing a fingerprint of the object when the second pressure is sensed; determining whether or not the recognized fingerprint is identical to a fingerprint previously registered in the touch input device; and performing a predetermined operation when the recognized fingerprint is identical to the previously registered fingerprint.

AUTOMOTIVE ACCELERATION COMPENSATION FORCE SENSING

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190243508

Automotive acceleration compensation force sensing includes determining a total force value from the measurements from force sensors, obtaining, from an accelerometer, an environmental acceleration value, and calculating an input object force value on an input surface using a total force value and the environmental acceleration value. Automotive acceleration compensation force sensing further includes reporting the input object force value.

Coating Flowable Contact-Tolerant Granules, Including Seeds

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190239417

A process and apparatus for coating flowable contact-tolerant granules, such as seeds, includes a rotating wheel having peripheral apertures so when the granules are dropped onto the central portion, they bounce and contact other granules and are impelled by centrifugal force to fall through the peripheral apertures down a narrowing funnel preferably (but not necessarily) having a different rotation rate. The coating is spread by gentle granule-to-granule contact and contact with any coating material on the wheel and in the funnel. The granules then flow into an inclined conveyor belt, an inclined auger, or other conveyor, which rolls the granules as they are conveyed upwardly, so that the coating is further spread by gentle granule-to-granule contact.

Electrical amplification systems through resonance

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245409

A device, method and process to induce and amplify electrical energy through resonance and vibration, the device producing voltage and current generation with amplification within electrical motors, primarily DC motors, by vibration of the motors, including the capability to tune and control the regulation of the output current and voltage by the addition of electrical components with predictable results.

INTERLEAVED ARRAY OF ANTENNAS OPERABLE AT MULTIPLE FREQUENCIES

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190245263

An interleaved array of electronically steerable antennas is capable of simultaneously operating and/or independently beam scanning at different frequencies from a single aperture. An antenna system may comprise a plurality of electronically steerable antennas configured to be operable at different frequencies, each of the antennas comprising a feed launching a surface wave and surface-wave waveguides connected to the feed. The surface-wave waveguides of the antennas operable at different frequencies may be interleaved with each other.

MEDICAL MICROELECTRODE, METHOD FOR ITS MANUFACTURE, AND USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240477

A proto microelectrode from which a micro electrode is formed in situ upon insertion into soft tissue comprises a flexible oblong electrode body of electrically conducting material having a front end and a rear end. The electrode body having a metal or a metal alloy or an electrically conducting form of carbon or an electrically conducting polymer or a combination thereof. A first coat of a water soluble and/or swellable and/or degradable material is disposed on the electrode body and extends along is at least over a distal portion thereof. A second coat of electrically insulating, water insoluble flexible polymer material is disposed on the first coat. The second coat comprises one or more through openings at or near its front end. Also disclosed is a corresponding micro electrode and a method of manufacture.

COMPANION DISPLAY MODULE TO A MAIN DISPLAY SCREEN FOR DISPLAYING AUXILIARY INFORMATION NOT DISPLAYED BY THE MAIN DISPLAY SCREEN AND A PROCESSING METHOD THEREFOR

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240576

There is provided an electronic device operable with a computer. The computer can be configured to run/execute a program which can be associated with graphic based data and audio based data. The computer can include a main display screen which can be configured to display information based on graphic based data. The electronic device can include a display module which can be configured to display auxiliary information. Auxiliary information displayed by the display module, but not the main display, is derivable based on audio based data

Modified male sexual ring

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190240058

The invention is directed to a modified male sexual ring. The ring is intended to fit over the shaft of the penis. The ring is of uniform diameter over the rear half of its length, and tapers gently over the front half of its length to a narrow front end. The ring provides one or more ridges within the interior surface at the rear end to secure a condom, such that the condom may be quickly applied and securely affixed to the ring without slipping off. All edges of the ring are gently rounded to provide maximum comfort.

Oil pumping apparatus without a speed reducer

Pub Date: 2019-08-08

Pub Number: US20190242223

There is provided an oil pumping apparatus including: (1) a connector connected to a device; (2) a top platform; (3) a roller disposed on a top platform; (4) a motor disposed on the top platform; (5) a driven belt to enable synchronous drives to operate the roller; (6) a load belt moveable over the roller, one end of the load belt being connected to the connector, and the other end of the load belt being connected to a balance box to balance the weight of the device; and (7) a control system for the apparatus. When the motor rotates in a clockwise direction, the motor drives the roller rotate in the clockwise direction and the device moves down vertically; and when the motor rotates in an anticlockwise direction, the motor drives the roller rotate in the anticlockwise direction and the device moves up vertically.