Total 5180 patents for "2019-09-05"

DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION FORMAT FOR ULTRA-RELIABLE PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274032

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe methods, apparatuses, storage media, and systems for determining a capability of a UE to support a first downlink control information (DCI) format for Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) reception in a downlink (DL) bandwidth part (BWP) and a second DCI format for scheduling uplink (UL) grants for physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission in a UL bandwidth part (BWP), where the first DCI format is different from DCI formats 1_0 or 1_1, and the second DCI format is different from DCI formats 0_0 or 0_1. Furthermore, a base station may determine search spaces for monitoring physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) candidates to obtain DCI formats indicated by the base station. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GAS COMPRESSOR CONTROL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271304

A method of controlling a gas compression system includes comparing an engine load of an engine of the gas compression system during operation to a load threshold and controlling a suction valve coupled to an intake of a reciprocating compressor. The suction valve is controlled based at least in part on the comparison of the engine load to the load threshold. Controlling the suction valve includes incrementing the suction valve toward a closed position to reduce flow of a gas into the intake when the engine load is greater than or equal to the load threshold.

PRESSURE TOUCH CONTROL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272075

A pressure touch control display apparatus and a control method therefor. The pressure touch control display apparatus includes a backlight module, a piezoelectric component and a monitoring circuit, wherein the piezoelectric component is arranged on a reflection sheet of the backlight module, and the piezoelectric component is deformed under the action of a pressure and generates an electrical signal corresponding to the pressure; and the monitoring circuit is electrically connected to the piezoelectric component, and the monitoring circuit is used for monitoring the electrical signal generated by the piezoelectric component.

METHOD FOR PREVENTING AN EDGE FROM BEING UNINTENTIONALLY TOUCHED, TOUCH CONTROL APPARATUS AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272077

The present disclosure relates to touch technology, and provides a method for preventing an edge from being unintentionally touched, a touch control apparatus and a storage medium. The method comprises: acquiring touch data of a touch screen in real time; judging whether there is any edge touch operation according to the touch data; calculating a coordinate point movement track of the edge touch operation according to the touch data if there is an edge touch operation; judging whether the edge touch operation is an edge mis-operation according to the touch data and the coordinate point movement track; and suppressing the edge mis-operation if the edge touch operation is an edge mis-operation. With embodiments of the present disclosure, accuracy of edge mis-operation recognition is improved while ensuring a normal response of an edge region of a screen.

FILTER ELEMENT LOCKING MECHANISM FOR CLEAN SERVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270039

A filter element may include a tubular element, first and second end caps, each associated with an opposite end of the tubular element, filter media positioned around the tubular element and between the first and second end caps, a biasing element associated with the tubular element, and a retainer element positioned at a first end of the tubular element. The retainer element may include a retainer aperture including a central circular portion and two opposite lateral slots extending from opposite sides of the central circular portion, and two arcuate shoulder segments extending between opposite sides of the two opposite lateral slots. A full tab may extend a first axial distance from a bottom surface of one of the two arcuate shoulder segments at a circumferential position in between the two opposite lateral slots, and a partial tab may extend a second axial distance less than the first axial distance from a bottom surface of the other of the two arcuate shoulder segments at a circumferential position on an opposite side of the lateral slots from the full tab.

LIQUID DISCHARGE HEAD, LIQUID DISCHARGE DEVICE, AND LIQUID DISCHARGE APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270308

A liquid discharge head includes a nozzle plate including a plurality of nozzles to discharge liquid, a plurality of individual chambers communicating with the plurality of nozzles, respectively, a supply-side channel communicating with the plurality of individual chambers, and a collection-side channel communicating with the plurality of individual chambers. The collection-side channel includes a first channel arranged in a first direction along a surface of the nozzle plate, a second channel communicating with the first channel, the second channel arranged in a second direction across the surface of the nozzle plate, and a branch channel branched from the first channel and connected to the second channel, the branch channel arranged in a third direction across the surface of the nozzle plate.

PROJECTION DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD FOR PROJECTION DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROL PROGRAM FOR PROJECTION DISPLAY DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271905

An HUD includes: a projection display unit that spatially modulates light emitted from a light source on the basis of image information and projects image light obtained as a result of spatial modulation onto a windshield to display an image; a housing that accommodates the projection display unit and has an opening portion K through which the image light exits; an object removing mechanism that removes an object adhered to a front surface of a cover covering the opening portion by scraping the front surface of the cover; a region detecting unit that detects an object adhesion region in which the object is adhered to the cover; and an object removal control unit that activates the object removing mechanism in a case where important display content is included in a portion of the image light, the portion being blocked due to the object adhesion region.

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING SUBCUTANEOUS SURGERY

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269429

Devices and methods for performing subcutaneous surgery in a minimally invasive manner are provided. The methods include application of reduced air pressure in a recessed area of a handpiece placed over a section of skin and drawing the section of skin and subcutaneous tissue into the recessed area. In a subsequent step a tool is inserted through a tool conduit in the handpiece and through the skin into the subcutaneous tissue, enabling the performance of the desired surgery. Common surgical procedures include dissection and ablation. The devices and methods can be directed at the treatment of skin conditions like atrophic scars, wrinkles, or other cosmetic issues, at treatments like or promoting wound healing or preventing hyperhidrosis, or can be used for creating space for various implants.

Dynamic Quantitative Brain Activity Data Collection Devices, Systems, and Methods

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269365

In some aspects, the present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for collecting brain activity data. In some embodiments, a head-worn device collects EEG data using a plurality of sensors that are positioned at multiple points across the scalp of the subject. Each of the sensors can be constructed with a housing having an absorbent portion that can be moistened with the conductive fluid. The sensors can be held in position at a subject's head through the use of a framework of flexible bands that are adjustable to accommodate different head sizes.

TRANSISTOR SOURCE/DRAIN AMORPHOUS INTERLAYER ARRANGEMENTS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273133

Disclosed herein are transistor amorphous interlayer arrangements, and related methods and devices. For example, in some embodiments, transistor amorphous interlayer arrangement may include a channel material and a transistor source/drain stack. The transistor source/drain stack may include a transistor electrode material configured to be a transistor source/drain contact, i.e. either a source contact or a drain contact of the transistor, and a doped amorphous semiconductor material disposed between the transistor electrode material and the channel material.

MOBILE HYDROGEN DISPENSER FOR FUEL CELL VEHICLES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271439

A mobile dispenser may be used to at least partially fill hydrogen tanks of fuel cell-powered vehicles. The dispenser uses a purely mechanical control of the fill using an orifice plate across which a pressure differential is maintained through use of a backpressure regulator whose reference pressure is controlled by a differential pressure regulator. Because it does need or use electrical power, it may be used in situations where no electrical power is available or convenient.

POLYPEPTIDE AND USE THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270775

Provided are a polypeptide and nucleic acid for encoding the polypeptide, a nucleic-acid construct, an expression vector, and a host cell containing the nucleic acid, an antigen-presenting cell presenting the polypeptide on the surface of the cell, and immune effector cell thereof, a pharmaceutical composition containing the polypeptide, a vaccine containing the nucleic acid, the nucleic acid construct, the expression vector, the host cell, the antigen-presenting cell, and the immune effector cell, and an antibody recognizing the polypeptide. Also provided is a therapeutic method using the polypeptide, the nucleic acid, the pharmaceutical composition, the vaccine, and the antibody. Also provided are a diagnosis method and diagnosis apparatus for detecting the described polypeptide. Also provided is an application of the polypeptide in preparing a vaccine, a tumor diagnosis kit, or a pharmaceutical composition, and an application of the polypeptide or the nucleic acid as a test target in tumor diagnosis.

PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273173

A photovoltaic cell comprises a first layer of a first absorber material (1) comprising a front face, a rear face on which first contact electrodes having first polarity (101) are interdigitated with the second contact electrodes having second polarity (102), a second layer of a second absorber material (2), above the first layer, comprising a front face, of third contact electrodes having second polarity (203) being placed on the front face of the second layer, the first and second semiconductor materials having electron affinities and bandgap widths such that the carriers having the first polarity pass between the first and second layer and are collected from the first and second layers by the first electrodes (101), the carriers of second polarity are collected from the first layer by the second electrodes (102), and the carriers of second polarity are collected from the second layer by the third electrodes (203).

EXPOSING A SUBSET OF HOSTS ON AN OVERLAY NETWORK TO COMPONENTS EXTERNAL TO THE OVERLAY NETWORK WITHOUT EXPOSING ANOTHER SUBSET OF HOSTS ON THE OVERLAY NETWORK

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273680

Techniques for exposing a subset of hosts on an overlay network, without exposing another subset of hosts on the overlay network, are disclosed. A component associated with an overlay network exposes a subset of hosts on the overlay network to components external to the overlay network. The component exposes the subset of hosts by distributing a mapping between (a) the hosts to-be-exposed and (b) the substrate addresses associated with the hosts. Alternatively, a component external to an overlay network exposes a subset of hosts on the overlay network to additional components external to the overlay network. The component exposes the subset of hosts by distributing a mapping between (a) the hosts to-be-exposed and (b) a substrate address associated with the particular component. In either embodiment, a mapping for hosts to-be-hidden is not distributed.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DEPLOYING A DATA ANALYTICS MODEL IN A TARGET ENVIRONMENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272471

The present disclosure relates to system(s) and method(s) for deploying a data analytics model in a target environment. The system records a set of data pre-processing stages, associated with the data analytics model. The set of data pre-processing stages may comprise receiving raw data, executing a set of ETL functions on the raw data, and executing a set of algorithms on the raw data. Further, the system generates the data analytics model based on the set of algorithms. Furthermore, the system generates a scoring engine workflow, associated with the data analytics model, based on the set of data pre-processing stages. The scoring engine workflow comprises one or more ETL functions and one or more algorithms. Further, the system deploys the data analytics model and the scoring engine workflow in the target environment. The scoring engine workflow enables pre-processing of production data in the target environment.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANONYMIZING NAVIGATION INFORMATION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272389

Systems and methods are provided for anonymizing navigation data and generating an autonomous vehicle road navigation model with the anonymized data. A navigation system may receive data relating to a road section from a vehicle. The system may determine one or more motion representations associated with the vehicle and one or more road characteristics associated with the road section. The system may assemble navigation information relative to a first portion and relative to a second portion of the road section. The first and second portions may be spatially separated by a third portion. The system may transmit the navigation information relating to the first and second portions and forego transmitting information relating to the third portion. A server may receive the transmitted navigation information and assemble an autonomous vehicle road navigation model. The server may transmit the navigation model to one or more vehicles for use in autonomous navigation.

SPINAL FUSION IMPLANT AND RELATED METHODS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271997

The present invention relates generally to medical devices, systems, and methods for use in surgery. In particular, the disclosed system and methods relate to an intervertebral spinal implant sized and dimensioned for the lumbar spine implantable via a posterior approach. The system includes an implant, instruments for delivering the implant.

FASTENER ASSEMBLY HAVING A LEAK RESISTANT THREADED INSERT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271352

A fastener assembly may be configured to mount structures in a gas turbine engine. The fastener assembly may comprise a fastener and a leak resistant insert. The leak resistant insert may be configured to at least partially reduce fluid leakage between the coupling of the fastener and the leak resistant insert. The leak resistant insert may comprise an outer surface opposite an inner threaded surface. The inner threaded surface may define an insert opening through leak resistant fastener insert, configured to receive the fastener. The outer surface may define an insert end enclosing the inner threaded surface opposite the insert opening.

OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE ELEMENT AND OPTICAL MODULATOR USING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271897

Disclosed herein is an optical waveguide element that includes a substrate and a waveguide layer formed on the substrate and comprising lithium niobate. The waveguide layer has a slab part having a predetermined thickness and a ridge part protruding from the slab part. The maximum thickness of the slab part is 0.05 times or more and less than 0.4 times a wavelength of a light propagating in the ridge part.

DOMAIN IDENTIFIER BASED ACCESS POLICY CONTROL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273715

Methods, systems and computer readable media for domain identifier (ID) based access policy control are described.

GLASSES HAVING RESISTANCE TO PHOTO-DARKENING

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270666

Glass articles that are resistant to coloration when exposed to ultraviolet light or plasma cleaning processes. The glass articles comprise or consist of an alkali aluminosilicate glass containing from about 0.1 mol % to about 1 mol % of at least one of ZrO 2 , Sb 2 O 3 , and Nb 2 O 5 ; and less than about 400 ppm each of oxides of titanium, iron, germanium, cerium, nickel, cobalt, and europium.

METHODS FOR MEASURING THE SPEED AND DIRECTION OF A GAS FLOW

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271716

A monitoring device includes a cavity assembly with a plurality of cavities. Openings of the plurality of cavities are distributed about a flow-facing surface of the cavity assembly. A gas pressure sensor is disposed within each of the cavities, and is configured to measure an absolute pressure of a gas flow which flows past the monitoring device. Gas pressure measurements from the pressure sensors may be used to determine a flow speed and a flow direction of the gas flow. More specifically, a mapping may be used to map the logarithm of the difference between the maximum and minimum pressures to a flow speed. Further, a lookup table may be used to map a pattern of pressure measurements to a flow direction.

METHOD FOR PAINLESS RENAL DENERVATION USING A PERI-VASCULAR TISSUE ABLATION CATHETER WITH SUPPORT STRUCTURES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269435

An intravascular catheter for peri-vascular and/or peri-urethral tissue ablation includes multiple needles advanced through supported guide tubes which expand around a central axis to engage the interior surface of the wall of the renal artery or other vessel of a human body allowing the injection an ablative fluid for ablating tissue, and/or nerve fibers in the outer layer or deep to the outer layer of the vessel, or in prostatic tissue. The system may also include a means to limit and/or adjust the depth of penetration of the ablative fluid into and beyond the tissue of the vessel wall. The catheter may also include structures which provide radial and/or lateral support to the guide tubes so that the guide tubes expand uniformly and maintain their position against the interior surface of the vessel wall as the sharpened injection needles are advanced to penetrate into the vessel wall. A method can involve injection/infusion of the ablative fluid over an extended time period of at least 10 seconds or with two injections at two different penetration depths to reduce or eliminate patient pain during ablation.

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR COMMUNICATION OF DATA BETWEEN ELECTRONIC VAPING DEVICE AND EXTERNAL DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269175

An embodiment of an electronic vaping device includes: a memory; a light emitting device configured to optically transmit information associated with the electronic vaping device to an external device; and processing circuitry coupled to the memory and the light emitting device. The processing circuitry may be configured to: collect the information associated with the electronic vaping device; store the information in the memory; detect a triggering event; and initiate optical transmission of the information by the light emitting device in response to detecting the triggering event.

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO ENABLE VEHICLE-TO-VEHICLE GUIDANCE AND TRACKING

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272760

Methods and apparatus to enable vehicle-to-vehicle guidance and tracking are disclosed. An example method includes transmitting, from a first vehicle, a first message to a second vehicle. The first message requests the second vehicle to become a leader vehicle. The example method further includes receiving a second message from the second vehicle. The second message includes leader information indicative of a travel path of the second vehicle. The example method also includes receiving authorization from the second vehicle for the first vehicle to follow the second vehicle.

VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE, VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270447

Provided is a vehicle control device including: a recognition unit that recognizes a nearby situation of a vehicle; and a driving control unit that automatically controls at least steering of the vehicle on the basis of the nearby situation that is recognized by the recognition unit. In a case where an obstacle that exists in an advancing direction of the vehicle and a road-side structure that is provided in a road edge are recognized by the recognition unit, the driving control unit generates a target trajectory of the vehicle in a state in which a trajectory along which a wheel of the vehicle passes over the road-side structure is included as a candidate.

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MEASURING PERIPHERAL VENOUS PRESSURE AND APPLICATIONS OF SAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269861

A method of measuring peripheral venous pressure includes providing a tubing operably connected between a fluid source and a vein, a fluid controlling device for occluding the tubing and configured to have an on position and an off position, and at least one pressure sensor in fluid communication with the tubing, placed between the fluid controlling device and the vein; selectively passing fluid from the fluid source to the vein, through the tubing, by the fluid controlling device; measuring both a fluid pressure from the fluid source and a distal venous pressure from the vein by the at least one pressure sensor when the fluid controlling device is in the on position; and measuring the distal venous pressure from the vein only by the at least one pressure sensor when the fluid controlling device is in the off position.

Radiolabeling Agents, Methods of Making, and Methods of Use Thereof

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270689

Described herein are labeling agents, specifically [ 11 C]fluoroform, [ 11 C]difluoromethane, [ 11 C]fluoromethyl iodide, [ 11 C]fluoromethyl bromide, [ 11 C]fluoromethyl chloride, [ 11 C]fluoromethyl trifluoromethansulfonate, [ 11 C]difluoromethyl iodide, [ 11 C]difluoromethyl bromide, [ 11 C]difluoromethyl chloride, [ 11 C]difluoromethyl trifluoromethansulfonate, [ 11 C]trifluoromethyl iodide, [ 11 C]trifluoromethyl bromide, [ 11 C]trifluoromethyl chloride, [ 11 C]trifluoromethyl trifluoromethansulfonate, [ 18 F]fluoroform, [ 18 F]difluoromethane, [ 18 F]difluoromethyl bromide or [ 18 F]trifluoromethyl bromide. Also included are methods of labeling precursors to provide labeled fluoroalkanes and imaging methods.

MIF MODULATORS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270706

The invention provides novel heterocyclic compounds, pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treatment that modulate levels of MIF expression and treat disorders associated with high or low levels of MIF expression.

TECHNIQUES FOR CONFIGURING UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL TRANSMISSIONS IN A SHARED RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM BAND

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274136

Uplink control channel transmission in a shared radio frequency spectrum band may be transmitted using different uplink resources UCI based on a format of uplink control information (UCI) to be transmitted in the uplink control channel transmission. Different time resources, frequency resources, or combinations thereof, for the transmission of UCI by a UE may be provided by a base station and selected by the UE based on a UCI format. The resources to be used for UCI transmission may semi-statically configured, or dynamically indicated to a UE. Uplink transmissions may be configured in interlaces of frequency resources, with each interlace having one or more segments, and a base station may configure different segments for transmission of different format UCI. In some cases, different subframes, or different component carriers, may be configured for different formats of UCI.