Total 5180 patents for "2019-09-05"

Strand for Wiring Harness and Wiring Harness

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272931

A strand for a wiring harness includes a first element wire and a second element wire twisted around the first element wire and made of copper or a copper alloy. The first element wire includes a core portion made of stainless steel and a covering layer covering the core portion and made of copper or a copper alloy.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING USER LOCATION-BASED MULTI-ZONE MEDIA

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273996

A system and method for providing user location-based multi-zone media. As a non-limiting example, various aspects of this disclosure provide a system and method that flexibly presents media content (e.g., audio content) to a user as the user moves throughout a premises. As a non-limiting example, various aspects of this disclosure provide a system and method that flexibly presents media content (e.g., audio content) to a user as the user moves throughout a premises.

ENCODING METHOD AND APPARATUS AND DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273950

A decoding method includes: parsing a data stream, and if partitioning an image block with a size of 2N2N using a quadtree partition pattern is allowed, processing a 2NN first subimage block and a 2N2N second subimage block or an N2N first subimage block and an N2N second subimage block in a constraint subimage processing mode, wherein an image block partition pattern obtained for the partitioned second subimage block and the partitioned first subimage block is different from an image block partition pattern obtained after the 2N2N image block is partitioned using the quadtree partition pattern, where the 2NN first subimage block and the 2NN second subimage block or the N2N first subimage block and the N2N second subimage block are obtained by partitioning the image block with the size of 2N2N .

PRINTING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270321

A printing apparatus includes a transporting unit configured to transport a medium, a printing unit configured to perform printing on the medium, a cutting unit located downstream of the printing unit in a transport direction of the medium, and configured to cut the medium, and a blowing unit configured to deliver gas from upstream of the cutting unit in the transport direction of the medium toward downstream of the cutting unit.

MACHINE, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RESURFACING EXISTING ROADS USING PREMIXED STRESS ABSORBING MEMBRANE INTERLAYER (SAMI) MATERIAL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271121

A machine for resurface existing roads is disclosed. The machine may include a premixed stress absorbing membrane interlayer (SAMI) material distribution component configured to distribute a premixed SAMI material on an existing road. The distributed premixed SAMI material may include a mixture and/or combination of binding material and pre-cut fiber material. The machine may also include a channel positioned adjacent and downstream of the premixed SAMI material distribution component. The channel may be configured to supply an asphalt mixture directly over the premixed SAMI material. Additionally, the machine may include a screed positioned adjacent the channel The screed may be positioned to contact the asphalt mixture.

AIR MATTRESS FOR GATCH BED

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269568

An air mattress for a bed, placed on a plurality of bottoms including a back bottom and used for the bed that performs a back raising operation for raising the back bottom, including air cells extending to a first direction and being arranged in parallel in a second direction; a first unit capable of inflating and deflating each of the air cells; and, a controller configured to control to alternately inflate and deflate the air cells by successively increasing and decreasing a pressure of air to be supplied to each of the air cells. The first unit inflate and deflate the air cells by n lines independent from each other, where n is equal to or greater than 3, and the controller controls inflation and deflation of air cells of one line during at least a part of a period in which a back bottom is being raised.

INDUSTRIAL FAN HOUSING ASSEMBLY WITH REPLACEABLE SCROLL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271327

There is disclosed an industrial fan housing assembly, comprising: a plurality of scroll-liner sections configured to be assembled together to form a midsection of the industrial fan housing assembly, each scroll-liner section including a liner; wherein, each scroll-liner section includes side flanges to assemble the section to first and second fan housing scroll sideplates on either side. In an embodiment, at least two of the plurality of scroll-liner sections are identical and interchangeable, thereby allowing the identical and interchangeable sections to be assembled in one of a plurality of positions. Advantageously, the scroll-liner sections may be installed without welding or cutting, and may be individually removed for servicing or replaced when the lining is worn. The cost for operating and servicing and the fan housing assembly is significantly reduced.

SURGICAL CONSTRUCTS AND METHODS OF TISSUE REPAIR

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269397

Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs employing tensionable knotless anchors, without knot tying. The tensionable knotless anchors may be used by themselves or in combination with additional constructs (which may have a similar or different configuration, i.e., modified according to the specific repair) to achieve novel remplissage and soft tissue repairs.

SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR POINT-OF-CARE DIAGNOSTICS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271695

A system comprised of an apparatus and a test device is described. The test device and the apparatus are designed to interact to determine the presence or absence of an analyte of interest in a sample placed on the test device.

HARD DISK DRIVE VIBRATION-PROOF STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272854

A hard disk drive vibration-proof structure includes a casing and a buffer element for suspending a hard disk drive in the casing to render the hard disk drive vibration-proof. The buffer element encloses the hard disk drive and is disposed in the casing. The hard disk drive is suspended in the casing by the buffer element. Therefore, the hard disk drive vibration-proof structure achieves suspended antivibration which features enhanced efficiency of antivibration, and, in particular, achieves suspended antivibration with a simple structure.

Foam Particles And Foam Particle Molded Body

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270861

The present invention is concerned with expanded beads of a block copolymer of a polyethylene block and an ethylene/-olefin copolymer block, wherein a xylene insoluble fraction (A) of the expanded beads by a hot xylene extraction method is 10 to 70% by weight, and a ratio (A/B) of the xylene insoluble fraction (A) to a xylene insoluble fraction (B) of the expanded beads by a hot xylene extraction method when divided into two equal parts and measured is 1.0 to 1.1, and is able to provide expanded beads with excellent in-mold moldability and an expanded beads molded article with excellent fusion bondability and restorability.

DYNAMIC WEB PAGE NAVIGATION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272298

A computer-executed process receives an object that characterizes a navigation capability of a website. The object includes a navigation parameter that specifies a navigation page of the web site, and a query parameter that specifies a subset of content of the navigation page. The process also executes a script to dynamically generate a navigation structure based upon the object data. The process detects selection of a navigation component of the navigation structure, and updates an address in a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) bar of the browser with a composite resource identifier to retrieve a requested subset of content of the selected navigation page. The composite resource identifier includes a subordinate resource identifier that identifies the navigation page, which is derived from the navigation parameter and at least one query derived from the query parameter, which specifies the requested subset of content of the navigation page.

DISCRETE ELEMENTS FOR 3D MICROFLUIDICS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270083

A module may be provided with at least one opening, the opening being an endpoint of a microfluidic channel that passes through at least part of the module. A set of multiple such modules may be arranged into an arrangement of modules, which may be coupled together using one or more coupling mechanisms included on each module. The arrangement of modules may fit within a regular polyhedral grid, and each module within the arrangement of modules may have a form suitable for arrangement of the modules within the regular polyhedral grid. Fluid may then flow through at least a subset of the arrangement of modules via the microfluidic channel of each module of the subset of the arrangement of modules. Some modules may include sensors, actuators, or inner microfluidic channel surface coatings. The arrangement of modules may form a microfluidic circuit that can perform a microfluidic circuit function.

PHOTODIODE DEVICE MONOLITHICALLY INTEGRATING WAVEGUIDE ELEMENT WITH PHOTODIODE ELEMENT TYPE OF OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271808

A photodiode (PD) device that monolithically integrates a PD element with a waveguide element is disclosed. The PD device includes a conducting layer with a first region and a second region next to the first region, where the PD element exists in the first region, while, the waveguide element exists in the second region and optically couples with the PD element. The waveguide element includes a core layer and a cladding layer on the conducting layer, which forms an optical confinement structure. The PD element includes an absorption layer on the conducting layer and a p-type cladding layer on the absorption layer, which form another optical confinement structure. The absorption layer has a length at least 12 m measured from the interface against the core layer.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ENHANCING OPTICAL FEATURE OF WORKPIECE, METHOD FOR ENHANCING OPTICAL FEATURE OF WORKPIECE THROUGH DEEP LEARNING, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272628

The present invention provides an apparatus for enhancing an optical feature of a workpiece, comprising at least one variable image-taking device, at least one variable light source device, an image processing module and a control device. The variable image-taking device obtains images of the workpiece, and an external parameter and an internal parameter of which are adjustable. The variable light source device provides light source to the lighting the workpiece, wherein the variable light source device has an adjustable optical properties. The image processing module generates feature enhancement information according to the defect image information. The control device adjusts the external parameter, the internal parameter, and the optical properties according to the feature enhancement information and controls operations of the variable image-taking device and the variable light source device to obtain feature-enhanced images of the workpiece.

COMPACT CIRCULAR LINKAGE FOR A PUSHING ACTUATOR

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271404

A compact unitized mechanical linkage, which can be handled as a single piece within a valve top works, transmits force and motion of a piezoelectric actuator stack to a moveable element in a control valve. The linkage has few parts and all may be made at low cost.

DISPLAY EQUIPMENT AND DISPLAY METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272793

Display equipment includes a display device, a backlight device, a first cylindrical lens array and a second cylindrical lens array. The display device includes multiple display units. At least three adjacent display elements are used to display at least one pixel in an image. The backlight device is configured to generate multiple first incident light and multiple second incident light. The first cylindrical lens array and the second cylindrical lens array are configured to refract the first incident light and the second incident light. After the first cylindrical lens array and the second cylindrical lens array refract the first incident light and the second incident light time-sequentially, the light will be projected at the positions with different vertical heights on the display units.

RANDOM DRAW FOREST INDEX STRUCTURE FOR SEARCHING LARGE SCALE UNSTRUCTURED DATA

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272344

System and method of generating an index structure for indexing a plurality of unstructured data objects, including: generating a set of compact feature vectors, the set including a compact feature vector for each of the data objects, the compact feature vector for each data object including a sequence of hashed values that represent the data object; generating a plurality of twisted compact feature vector sets for each of set of compact feature vectors, each of the twisted compact feature vector sets being generated by applying a respective random shuffling permutation to the set of compact feature vectors; and for each twisted compact feature vector set, generating an index for the data objects in which the data objects are slotted based on sequences of hashed values in the twisted compact feature vector set.

RECEPTION APPARATUS AND RECEPTION METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273522

The object is to simplify the configuration of a filter in a reception apparatus. The reception apparatus includes a filter. The filter provided in the reception apparatus selects a signal transmission characteristic that is one of a band stop characteristic or a low pass characteristic. Further, selection of the signal transmission characteristic in the filter provided in the reception apparatus is performed in response to a desired signal and an interference signal. In the filter provided in the reception apparatus, passage of the desired signal and attenuation of the interference signal based on the selected signal transmission characteristic are executed.

TOUCH PANEL AND TOUCH PANEL DEVICE USING SAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272063

A touch panel includes transmission electrodes arranged in a first direction, and wirings each connected to respective one of the transmission electrodes. The transmission electrodes have strip shapes slenderly extending in a second direction crossing the first direction. The transmission electrodes include first and second transmission electrodes adjacent to each other in the first direction. The wirings include first and second wirings connected to the first and second transmission electrodes, respectively. One end of the first transmission electrode is connected to the first wiring. Another end of the first transmission electrode is an open end. One end of the second transmission electrode is connected to the second wiring. Another end of the second transmission electrode is an open end. The first and transmission electrodes are driven simultaneously by first and second signals input through the first and second wirings, respectively. The touch panel is preferable in detection accuracy.

DC Power System Segregated Into Different Protection Zones

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273376

A DC power system, having: a main bus, a plurality of power delivery devices configured to be connected to the main bus, a first zone partitioning device, and a control system, wherein the first zone partitioning device is configured to segregate the main bus into a first protection zone which is a section of the main bus to which power delivery devices with a fault clearance requirement in a first time range are configured to be connected, and a second protection zone which is a section of the main bus with a fault clearance requirement in a second time range, which includes times that are higher than any time included in the first time range, and to which no power delivery device with a fault clearance requirement in the first time range is configured to be connected, wherein the control system is configured to control the first zone partitioning device to allow load current to flow from the first protection zone to the second protection zone and to limit fault current flow from the first protection zone to the second protection zone.

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING CARBON FIBRES FROM BIOSOURCED PRECURSORS AND THE CARBON FIBRES OBTAINED

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271101

A process for producing a highly carbonaceous fibre or set of fibres including combining a structured precursor comprising a hydrocellulose fibre or a set of fibres, and an unstructured precursor, including lignin or a lignin derivative in the form of a solution having a viscosity less than 15,000 mPas 1 at the temperature at which the combination step takes place, in order to obtain a hydrocellulose fibre or set of fibres coated with the lignin or lignin derivative, wherein the process further includes a step of thermal and dimensional stabilization of the hydrocellulose fibre or set of fibres covered with the lignin in order to obtain a hydrocellulose fibre or set of fibres covered with a deposit of lignin or lignin derivative, and a carbonization step of the hydrocellulose fibre or set of fibres coated with a lignin deposit in order to obtain a highly carbonaceous fibre or set of fibres.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRIORITIZATION OF OPTIONS ACROSS A GROUP

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272490

A paired comparison system for a group of members comprising a matrix generator to generate a plurality of matrices corresponding to respective ones of the members in the group, the matrix generator configured to store the plurality of options within each of the plurality of matrices in a random order. A comparison module operable to present paired comparisons to respective ones of the members, wherein for empty cells of each of the plurality of matrices, the option stored in the associated row is compared with the option in the associated column and the member associated with the matrix selects one of the paired options. A group prioritization module to generate a single prioritized list of the plurality of options based on the number of times each one of the options was selected when presented in a paired comparison.

POLYMER COMPOSITE HAVING DISPERSED TRANSITION METAL OXIDE PARTICLES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270684

A method of forming polymer composites includes mixing a transition metal oxide precursor including at least one transition metal, a polymer as a binder, a solvent for the polymer, and water to form a first solution including polymer-transition metal complexes. The polymer-transition metal complexes are hydrolyzed to produce a plurality of transition metal oxide nanoparticles, wherein water is added in the mixing in a stoichiometric excess for the hydrolyzing. The solvent and residual of the water remaining after the hydrolyzing are removed. A polymer composite including the transition metal oxide nanoparticles dispersed in the polymer results after the removing, where some of the polymer is chemically conjugated to a surface of the transition metal oxide nanoparticles.

APPARATUS AND METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274031

An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system. The apparatus includes circuitry configured to: generate configuration information about a user equipment including retransmission time related information and used for performing device-to-device communication, wherein the re-transmission time related information represents information related to retransmission times of signal transmission with a user equipment performing device-to-device communication; and to transmit the generated configuration information to the user equipment performing device-to-device communication. A signal in device-to-device communication can be ensured to be accurately and completely transmitted between various communication devices participating in the communication, and thus the transmission performance of information is improved.

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273212

An electronic apparatus includes a display panel having a display element and being configured to be folded or unfolded about a folding axis extending in a first direction, a window member disposed on the display panel, a first optical member disposed between the display panel and the window member, and a plurality of adhesive members disposed between the display panel and the window member. The adhesive members include a first adhesive member disposed on a surface of the display panel and having a first thickness and a second adhesive member disposed on a surface of the first optical member. The first thickness exceeds about 20% of a thickness of an adhesive member having a maximum thickness of the plurality of adhesive members, and the second thickness is smaller than about 125 micrometers.

STARTER KIT FOR BASAL RATE TITRATION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272912

Systems and methods for treating a subject are provided. A first dataset comprising timestamped autonomous glucose measurements of the subject over a first time course is obtained. A second dataset, associated with a standing insulin regimen for the subject over the first time course and comprising insulin medicament records, is also obtained. Each record comprises a timestamped administration event including an amount and type of insulin medicament administered into the subject by an insulin delivery device. The first and second datasets serve to calculate a glycaemic risk measure and an insulin sensitivity factor of the subject during the first time course, which are used to obtain a basal rate titration schedule and a fasting blood glucose profile model over a subsequent second time course for the subject. The model predicts the fasting blood glucose level of the subject based upon amounts of insulin medicament administered into the subject.

IMPLANT AND KIT FOR TREATMENT OF BONE LESION SITE, AS WELL AS METHOD FOR TREATING BONE LESION SITE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269828

The present invention pertains to an implant for treatment of a bone lesion site, the implant including a polymer porous film and a layer containing a biocompatible material, wherein the polymer porous film is a polymer porous membrane of a three-layer structure having a porous surface layer A, a porous surface layer B, and a macrovoid layer interposed between the surface layer A and the surface layer B; the average pore diameter of the pores in surface layer A is smaller than the average pore diameter of the pores in surface layer B; the macrovoid layer has a partition joined to the surface layers A and B and a plurality of macrovoids enclosed by the partition and the surface layers A and B; and the pores in the surface layers A and B communicate with the macrovoids.

SSD Module For Mounting In A HDD Bay Of A Rack Server

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272008

A modular SSD inserts within a bay in a rack server that may also accommodate a standard modular HDD. The modular SSD includes first and second PCBs each having SSD modules mounted thereto. For example, four SSD modules on each PCB. The first PCB includes a data connector at a first end that connects to a connector at the first end of the second PCB. The second PCB includes one or more connectors at a second end, opposite the first, for connecting to the backplane of the rack server. The backplane is coupled to a motherboard within the rack server.

SPOOLABLE SPLICE CONNECTOR AND METHOD FOR TUBING ENCAPSULATED CABLE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271196

A splice connector for a spoolable tube includes a center portion having an outer diameter equal to an outer diameter of the tube. A longitudinal extension extends in each longitudinal direction outwardly from the center portion. The longitudinal extensions have a plurality of spaced apart segments having an outer diameter equal to an inner diameter of the tube and a plurality of longitudinally spaced apart crimp grooves disposed between the spaced apart segments. An inner diameter of the splice connector is selected such that when the splice connector is assembled to the tube on each longitudinal extension, the splice connector is bendable to a radius of curvature of a winch reel used to deploy the tube into a wellbore.