Total 5180 patents for "2019-09-05"

SPINAL CORRECTION CONSTRUCT AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269438

A method for treating a spinal disorder includes the steps of: disposing an expandable spinal construct in a selected configuration; fixing the spinal construct in the selected configuration with a member; attaching a first end of the spinal construct with tissue; attaching a second end of the spinal construct with tissue; and disengaging the member from the spinal construct to release the spinal construct from the selected configuration. Implants, surgical instruments, systems and methods are disclosed.

ROTATING RESONATOR WITH FLEXURE BEARING MAINTAINED BY A DETACHED LEVER ESCAPEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271945

Timepiece regulator comprising a detached lever escapement mechanism, and a resonator with a quality factor Q including an inertia element including an impulse pin cooperating with a fork of the lever, subjected to the return force of two flexible strips attached to the plate, defining a virtual pivot having a main axis (DP), the lever pivoting about a secondary axis (DS), and the lift angle () of the resonator, during which the impulse pin is in contact with the fork, is less than 10, and the ratio I B /I A between the inertia I B of the inertia element with respect to the main axis (DP) and the inertia I A of the lever with respect to the secondary axis (DS) is greater than 2Q 2 /(0.1 2 ), where is the lift angle of the lever corresponding to the maximum angular travel of the fork.

A Tread Made From Multi Compounds

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270342

The tread is provided with a plurality of grooves and/or a plurality of incisions. The tread also has rubber layers laminated in a radial orientation. One rubber layer has a cap rubber layer and a base rubber layer. A modulus G* of the rubber composition constituting the base rubber layer is no more than 2 MPa at 10 C. with imposed shear stress of 0.25 MPa and is at least 0.7 MPa at 40 C. with imposed shear stress of 0.70 MPa. A modulus G* of the rubber composition constituting the cap rubber layer is at least 1 MPa higher than the modulus G* of the the base rubber layer at 10 C. with imposed shear stress of 0.25 MPa and is less than the modulus G* of the rubber composition at 40 C. with imposed shear stress of 0.70 MPa.

MAGNETIC PARTICLE DISPERSION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271696

The present invention relates to a magnetic particle dispersion, and the magnetic particle dispersion includes a magnetic particle, an isothiazoline compound, and an aqueous medium.

REMOTELY ADJUSTABLE CAPTIVE BEAM SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270400

A system and method for automatically and remotely adjusting the position of a captive beam is provided. The system includes a motor that moves a bracket along a vertical track, with the bracket supporting an end of the captive beam. The bracket rotatably supports a latch that engages an aperture in a track when aligned therewith to allow track to support the load of the captive beam and the load supported by the captive beam.

THERMAL PRINTER AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270315

A thermal printer includes a thermal head, a temperature sensor, and a controller. The thermal head includes heat generation elements configured to generate heat to perform printing. The temperature sensor is disposed in the thermal printer. The controller is configured to alternately turns on and off the heat generation elements during an idle state of the thermal printer for a number of cycles with a predetermined on-time period in each cycle. The controller determines the number of cycles and the predetermined on-time period based on temperature data obtained by the temperature sensor, such that heat energy generated by the heat generation elements during each of the cycles in the idle state is lower than heat energy generated by the heat generation elements during printing of one line.

INTRATHECAL DELIVERY OF RECOMBINANT ADENO-ASSOCIATED VIRUS 9

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269798

The present invention relates to Adeno-associated virus type 9 methods and materials useful for intrathecal delivery of polynucleotides. Use of the methods and materials is indicated, for example, for treatment of lower motor neuron diseases such as SMA and ALS as well as Pompe disease and lysosomal storage disorders. It is disclosed that administration of a non-ionic, low-osmolar contrast agent, together with a rAAV9 vector for the expression of Survival Motor Neuron protein, improves the survival of SMN mutant mice as compared to the administration of the expression vector alone.

LAYERED LOCALITY SENSITIVE HASHING (LSH) PARTITION INDEXING FOR BIG DATA APPLICATIONS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272341

System and method of partitioning a plurality of data objects that are each represented by a respective high dimensional feature vector is described, including performing a hashing function on each high dimensional feature vector to generate a respective lower dimensional binary compact feature vector for the data object that is represented by the high dimensional feature vector; performing a further hashing function on each compact feature vector to assign a sub-index ID to the compact feature vector; and partitioning the compact feature vectors into respective partition groups that correspond to the sub-index IDs assigned to the compact feature vectors.

IMAGING DEVICE AND OBJECT IMAGING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272401

An imaging device includes a housing with a window on a front surface. A first irradiating section is in the housing at a first distance from the window to illuminate objects in a first region outside the housing with light directed through the window. A second irradiating section is in the housing at a second distance from the window to illuminate objects in a second region outside the housing with light directed through the window. The second region is closer to the housing than the first region. An imaging sensor is in the housing and configured to image objects illuminated by at least one of the first and second irradiating sections. The imaging sensor is closer to a back surface of the housing than the front surface.

BIODEGRADABLE SUPPORTING DEVICE WITH A RADIO-OPAQUE MARKER

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269532

A biodegradable in vivo supporting device is disclosed. In one embodiment, a coated stent device includes a biodegradable metal alloy scaffold made from a magnesium alloy, iron alloy, zinc alloy, or combination thereof, and the metal scaffold comprises a plurality of metal struts. The metal struts are at least partially covered with a biodegradable polymer coating. The biodegradable scaffold includes a radio-opaque marker made of a substance that blocks radiation. A cavity is manufactured in the scaffold and the radio-opaque marker is accommodated by the cavity.

SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY ELEMENT, OTHER ELEMENTS, AND THEIR PRODUCTION METHODS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273086

A semiconductor memory element is provided including a laminated structure, in which a memory member and a conductor are superposed on a semiconductor substrate. The memory member has a bottom surface in contact with the semiconductor substrate, an upper surface in contact with the conductor, and side surfaces, which are in contact with and surrounded by a partition wall; the bottom surface of the memory member has a width of equal to or not more than 100 nm; a shortest distance between the conductor and the semiconductor substrate is twice or more of the width of the bottom surface of the memory member; the side surface of the memory member has a width, which is either the same as the width of the bottom surface and constant at any position above the bottom surface, or the widest at a position other than the bottom surface and above the bottom surface.

Board holder

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269260

A device for holding, storing and displaying surfboards, skateboards, snowboards, SUP's, wakeboards, skimboards, and other recreational sporting boards, mountable on walls, ceilings and other surfaces, and comprised of cast rubber, flexible polyurethane or similar material.

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274091

Provided in the embodiment of the present application is an information transmission method and device. The method comprises: a network equipment sends scheduling information of system information; and the network equipment sends the system information according to the scheduling information. The method and the device can save signaling overheads and increase the utilization rate of resources.

CONTENT ASSOCIATIONS AND SHARING FOR SCHEDULED EVENTS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272507

Sharing content includes verifying occurrence of an event, determining participants of the event, gathering related content generated by the participants, where the related content corresponds to the event, and disseminating the related content to the participants. The event may be a business meeting. Verifying occurrence of an event may include determining scheduled participants, scheduled location, and scheduled time of the event using an electronic calendar of one of the scheduled participants. Participants may include the scheduled participants and other participants that are not listed in the electronic calendar where the other participants attend the event. Verifying occurrence of an event may also include confirming that at least an event organizer is at the scheduled location at the scheduled time and there is at least one other one of the participants. The content may include documents, photos, scanned images, audio clips, video clips, types notes, and/or handwritten notes.

TITANIUM CLAD NICKEL TERMINATION-PAD WELDED TO A TITANIUM TAB FOR A CAPACITOR

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272959

A nickel termination-pad that has been clad-bonded to a titanium base layer electrically contacted to a casing to thereby serve as a surface for a device manufacturer to connect electronic circuit to the capacitor is described. The clad connection of the nickel termination-pad to the titanium base layer is both robust and provides good electrical conductivity between the dissimilar metals.

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MEASURING ARTICLES OF APPAREL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272575

A method herein is directed toward measuring clothing through image processing. The method comprises capturing a digital image of a clothing article and a reference object with the camera of the portable electronic device, analyzing the reference object in the digital image to determine a scale of the digital image with the processor of the portable electronic device, analyzing the clothing article in the digital image to determine a determined value for each of a plurality of measurements of the clothing article with the processor of the portable electronic device based upon the determined scale of the digital image, and transmitting the determined value for each of the plurality of measurements with the wireless communication transceiver of the portable electronic device, whereby the clothing article is measured with the portable electronic device.

METHODS FOR DETECTING CARDIAC DAMAGE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269759

The present invention relates to a method for detecting heart damage in a patient. The invention also relates to methods for treatment of patients identified as having heart damage. The invention further pertains to methods for evaluating the efficacy of an ongoing therapeutic regimen designated to treat a damaged heart in a patient.

MULTISPECTRUM SUPER RESOLUTION MICROSCOPY

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271592

Devices, systems, reagents, and methods for the performance of multi-spectrum super resolution microscopy are disclosed.

CORRECTION OF ANGULAR ERROR OF PLANE-OF-INCIDENCE AZIMUTH OF OPTICAL METROLOGY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272305

Optical metrology is used to calibrate the plane-of-incidence (POI) azimuth error by determining and correcting an azimuth angle offset. The azimuth angle offset may be determined by measuring at least a partial Mueller matrix from a calibration grating on a sample held on a stage for a plurality of POI azimuth angles. An axis of symmetry is determined for a curve describing a value of a Mueller matrix element with respect to POI azimuth angle, for each desired wavelength and each desired Mueller matrix element. The axis of symmetry may then be used to determine the azimuth angle offset, e.g., by determining a mean, median or average of all, or a filtered subset, of the axes of symmetry. If desired, an axis of symmetry may be determined for data sets other than Mueller matrix elements, such as Fourier coefficients of measured signals.

GENE TRANSFER COMPOSITIONS, METHODS AND USES FOR TREATING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269797

Provided are methods of treating a lysosomal storage disorder in a mammal which method includes administering AAV particles encoding a polypeptide to the central nervous system of the mammal. AAV particles may be delivered by direct injection into the brain, spinal cord, cerebral spinal fluid or a portion thereof for expression.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FACILITATING COLLABORATION SESSIONS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272141

A method and system for facilitating a collaboration session among a plurality of conferees, each conferee using a distinct interface device that includes a distinct display screen, the interface devices including at least a first interface device including a first display screen used by a first conferee, the method comprising the steps of presenting a first session interface on the first display screen, presenting a second session interface on the second display screen, and during a conference content sharing session while content is being shared among conferees in at least the first and second sharing windows, identifying other display screens that may be used to present shared content, presenting screen selection options for other display screens via the first session interface, receiving a selection via the first session interface of at least one of the presented screen selection options and in response to the received selection, associating the display screen that is associated with the selected screen selection option with the first and second session interfaces for accessing session content during the on-going session.

FINANCIAL DATA NORMALIZATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272552

Systems and methods are described for generating indexed sales data by aggregating point of sale (POS) datasets are aggregated from transactions at a plurality of POS terminals. The POS datasets for each transaction include a transaction amount, a merchant classifier, and a transaction time. An industry subset of the aggregated POS datasets is obtained for a given timeframe based on the merchant classifier. This industry subset comprises transactions for a given industry. A sales value is calculated for the industry subset, and a monthly fluctuation factor is applied to the sales value. Also, a normalization factor is applied to the sales value based on a percentage of the sales value relative to an overall market size to obtain the indexed sales value.

NEGATIVE ELECTRODE MATERIAL FOR NONAQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERIES, NEGATIVE ELECTRODE FOR NONAQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERIES, AND NONAQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERY

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273248

Provided are: a negative electrode material for nonaqueous secondary batteries, which can yield a high-capacity nonaqueous secondary battery having excellent discharge rate characteristics; and a negative electrode for nonaqueous secondary batteries and a nonaqueous secondary battery. Also provided is a nonaqueous secondary battery having excellent charge-discharge efficiency. The negative electrode material for nonaqueous secondary batteries includes carbonaceous particles (A) and silicon oxide particles (B), and satisfies the followings: a) the average particle size (50% cumulative particle size from the smaller particle side; d50) is 3 m to 30 m, and the 10% cumulative particle size from the smaller particle side (d10) is 0.1 m to 10 m; b) the ratio (R1=d90/d10) between the 90% cumulative particle size from the smaller particle side (d90) and the d10 is 3 to 20; and c) the ratio (R2=d50/d10) between the d50 and the d10 is 1.7 to 5.

CATALYST CONTAINING 2-ACETYLBUTYROLACTONE AND/OR THE HYDROLYSIS PRODUCTS THEREOF, AND USE THEREOF IN A HYDROTREATMENT AND/OR HYDROCRACKING PROCESS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270080

The invention has as its object a catalyst that comprises a substrate based on alumina or silica or silica-alumina, at least one element from group VIII, at least one element from group VIB, and at least one additive that is selected from among 2-acetylbutyrolactone and/or its hydrolysis products, 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-3-oxobutanoic acid, and 3-hydroxy-2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-butenoic acid. The invention also relates to the method for preparation of said catalyst and its use in a method for hydrotreatment and/or hydrocracking.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BIG-DATA RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273745

Embodiments of the present disclosure include a platform for a resource provisioning system. The platform can execute big data analysis techniques to access-right data to generate statistics that characterize a set of users. For example, characteristics of users who access resources events can be analyzed with varying levels of detail. The access-right data can include access right assignments, and data identifying the users to which access rights are assigned. In some implementations, spatial management systems can access the platform to generate statistics for the resources.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STARTING AN ENGINE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271276

Methods and systems for operating an engine with an electrically driven compressor are described. In one example, output of the electrically driven compressor is adjusted to increase a temperature of an engine so that the engine may be started without glow plugs or with glow plugs that have a lower heat capacity output. Additionally, a position of a recirculation valve may be adjusted to increase the temperature of the engine.

BATTERY SWAP SYSTEM FOR MOBILE STATIONS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273384

A battery charging system includes a first electrical connector disposed facing a first shelf, a second electrical connector disposed facing a second shelf, a first charge device coupled to the first electrical connector, and a second charge device coupled to the second electrical connector. A mobile device includes a first electrical connector, a first shelf portion and a second shelf portion, which are facing the first electrical connector, and a third shelf portion and a fourth shelf portion, which are facing the second electrical connector. Each of the electrical connectors of the battery charging system and the mobile device includes a first conductor, a second conductor, and a third conductor, with the first conductor electrically coupled to the third conductor, and the second conductor electrically isolated from and disposed between the first and third conductors, which enable the battery charging system and mobile device to easily swap batteries.

DUAL MODE BIOPHOTONIC IMAGING SYSTEMS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR DETECTION OF EPITHELIAL DYSPLASIA IN VIVO

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269333

A system provides combined diffuse optical microscopy (DOM) and fluorescence endomicroscopy (FE). The system may use a single light source which generates structured illumination for both modalities. FE and DOM images may be displayed for qualitative assessment. Quantitative assessments may be based on both FE and DOM images. The quantitative assessments may be applied to characterize tissues. Some embodiments provide multi-spectral DOM.

Mites-removing Cleaning Brush for Automobile

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269288

This invention discloses a mites-removing cleaning brush for automobile including a cover; an extension component connected with a first end face of the cover, wherein the extension component is used when a human arm cannot extend into a certain area; a transmission cavity arranged in the cover; a power linkage component is arranged in the transmission cavity, wherein the extension component is controlled by the power linkage component; a collection groove arranged in the cover. The present invention has a simple structure, and realizes efficient adsorption by knocking which is different from conventional cleaning modes. In addition, films are additionally arranged to isolate vibrated mites from the cleaned member, which prevent the mites from falling into the cleaned member again, so problems of the member to be cleaned not being completely cleaned after repeated cleaning are avoided.

VIRTUAL NETWORK FUNCTION (VNF) RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORK (SDN)

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273663

A Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Software Defined Network (SDN) controls NFV resources consumed by Virtual Network Functions (VNFs). An NFV Infrastructure (NFVI) executes SDN application VNFs, SDN controller VNFs, and SDN data-machine VNFs. The NFVI responsively transfers SDN Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). A VNF control system processes the KPIs to generate and transfer NFV control data to lighten one of the SDN VNFs. The NFVI lightens the one SDN VNF responsive to the NFV control data by increasing access to NFVI hardware for the one SDN VNF.