Total 5180 patents for "2019-09-05"

MOUSE DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272048

A mouse device includes a main body, an air cushion and a first hidden key. The first hidden key is located at a first side of the main body. The air cushion is located under the main body, and contactable with a working surface. The first hidden key is arranged between the main body and the air cushion. The first hidden key is not exposed outside. When the main body is leaned in a first direction and pressed down, the first hidden key is triggered to generate a first leaning signal. The first hidden key can be used to replace the key of the conventional keyboard. Due to the structure of the mouse device, the mouse device can be operated more intuitively.

MOUNTING RING FOR MAINTAINING OPTICAL DEVICE ALIGNMENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271863

An optical mount includes a mount material in a closed geometry with an outer surface sized for matching internal dimensions of an outer housing, and an inner surface including spaced apart inward extending contacting features providing contact points that collectively define an inner opening sized for securing an optical device including a crystal within. At least one feature gap or a recessed portion is between the inward extending contacting features. Edge holders are adapted for receiving corners of the optical device can be the protrusion pair or inner notches. The outer surface includes at least one outer notch between the inward extending contacting features. The edge holders and outer notch(es) are for each acting as hinge points opening or pinching depending on a direction of force on the optical mount for responding with flexure when there is a dimensional change in the crystal, mount material, or the housing.

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274027

A communication apparatus operable to comply with a NAN (Neighbor Awareness Networking) standard, receives, from one or more other communication apparatuses, publish messages respectively indicating a plurality of services, and causes a display unit to display the one or more other communication apparatuses that transmitted the publish messages, wherein, if a plurality of services indicated by a plurality of received publish messages are services provided by the same other communication apparatus, the display unit is caused to display this one other communication apparatus.

Mobile Information Apparatuses That Include A Digital Camera, A Touch Sensitive Screen Interface, Support For Voice Activated Commands, And A Wireless Communication Chip Or Chipset Supporting IEEE 802.11

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272148

Information apparatus specifications that include voice activated command functions are disclosed and enabled. The information apparatus may include a touch sensitive screen, a digital camera, a wireless communication unit, an operating system, a graphical user interface, an e-mail application, an Internet browsing application, and an application for playing audio or video content. The information apparatus operating system supports an application programming interface (API). A user can install additional applications. The information apparatus may further include a microphone and a speaker for interacting via voice commands with the user. In some examples, the user may take a picture with the digital camera included in the information apparatus and transfer or synchronize the picture to a wireless output device. In other examples, the information apparatus may further wirelessly play, print, stream, or mirror digital content, via the touch sensitive screen, to an output device.

BROADBAND LIVE STREAMING HUB FOR A MEDIA PROCESSOR

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273952

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a processing system and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations. The operations can include obtaining a plurality of live streams at a broadband connection to the processing system; providing an interface to facilitate input via a control device communicating with the processing system; presenting, responsive to a first user input, the live streams simultaneously at a display device; and identifying, responsive to a second user input, a set of favorite streams. The operations can also include presenting a program guide at the display device. The program guide can include a plurality of program guide objects; each of the set of favorite streams can include a separate program guide object that accordingly is selectable, via user input to the program guide, for presentation at the display device. Other embodiments are disclosed.

MICROSERVICE ARCHITECTURE FOR IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273746

Systems and methods for identity and access management are provided in a service mesh that includes a plurality of interconnected microservices. Each microservice is associated with a microgateway sidecar. The associated microgateway sidecar may intercept a request for the associated microservice sent over a communication network from a user device. Such request may include data regarding a context of the request. A token associated with the request may be enriched based on the context data and sent to at least one other microservice. A database of security policies for each of the microservices may be maintained. An authentication engine may generate a risk profile for the request based on the context data of the request and one or more of the security policies in the database. One or more of a plurality of available security workflows may be selected based on the risk profile.

SINTERABLE SEPARATION MATERIAL IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270254

According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a method of 3D printing, comprising depositing a model material in successive layers to form a part, the model material being a metal composite including greater than 50% by volume metal powder and less than 50% by volume a first removable binder, depositing the model material in successive layers to form a support structure adjacent the part, depositing a sinterable separation material between a surface of the part and a surface of the support structure, the sinterable separation material formed from 10-40% by volume ceramic powder and greater than 50% by volume a second removable binder, debinding the first removable binder of the model material and the second removable binder of the sinterable separation material, and sintering the part, the support structure, and the sinterable separation material at a temperature profile that sinters the model material and the sinterable separation material.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PARTIAL RETRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS CELLULAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273582

A communication method and system are provided for converging a 5G communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4G system with an IoT technology. A method by a base station in a wireless communication system includes transmitting, to a terminal, first information related to a number of code block groups (CBGs) for a transport block (TB); determining the CBGs for the TB, based on the first information and a number of code blocks (CBs) for the TB, each CBG among the determined CBGs including either a first number of CBs or a second number of CBs, wherein the first number is a smallest integer that is larger than or equal to a value obtained by dividing the number of CBs for the TB by the number of the CBGs for the TB, and the second number is a largest integer that is smaller than or equal to the value; and transmitting, to the terminal, control information and data including at least one CBG among the determined CBGs.

DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272805

It is desirable to provide a technology that presents content such that a person is drawn to the content more strongly. Provided is a display control apparatus including: a display control unit that controls a display of each of a first display region and a second display region according to whether or not a person exists in an inner region of a space between the first display region and the second display region.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE WRITABLE SNAPSHOTS IN DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272105

Techniques for providing high-performance writable snapshots in data storage systems are disclosed. The techniques include storing a set of snapshots containing changes to a data set over time in a set of allocation units containing a series of contiguous blocks. A set of metadata blocks in the allocation units is used to track a state of data stored in the series of contiguous blocks. Ownership of the allocation units by the snapshots is also tracked in a set of allocation unit mappings between the allocation units and a set of snapshot identifiers representing the snapshots. The allocation unit mappings and metadata blocks are then used to execute writes to the data set and free blocks in the snapshots.

MODIFIED RELEASE GAMMA-HYDROXYBUTYRATE FORMULATIONS HAVING IMPROVED PHARMACOKINETICS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269641

Modified release formulations of gamma-hydroxybutyrate having improved dissolution and pharmacokinetic properties are provided, and therapeutic uses thereof.

ENHANCED DYNAMIC HAPTIC EFFECTS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272039

A system is provided that generates a dynamic haptic effect that includes one or more key frames, where each key frame includes a first interpolant value and a first haptic effect. The system further receives an interpolant value, where the interpolant value is between at least two interpolant values of at least two key frames. The system further determines the dynamic haptic effect from the interpolant value. The system further distributes the dynamic haptic effect among a plurality of actuators.

RESPIRATORY PRESSURE THERAPY SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269871

The present technology is directed to a respiratory pressure therapy system, that includes a plenum chamber pressurisable to a therapeutic pressure above ambient air pressure, a seal-forming structure to form a seal with an entrance to the patient's airways to maintain said therapeutic pressure in the plenum chamber throughout the patient's respiratory cycle in use, a positioning and stabilising structure constructed and arranged to provide an elastic force to hold the seal-forming structure in a therapeutically effective position on the patient's head, a blower configured to generate the flow of air and pressurise the plenum chamber to the therapeutic pressure, the blower having a motor, the blower being connected to the plenum chamber such that the blower is suspended from the patient's head and the axis of rotation of the motor is perpendicular to the patient's sagittal plane, and a power supply configured to provide electrical power to the blower.

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING MULTI-MODE AND/OR MULTI-SPEED NON-VOLATILE MEMORY (NVM) EXPRESS (NVMe) OVER FABRICS (NVMe-oF) DEVICES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272249

According to some example embodiments, a system includes: at least one motherboard; at least one baseboard management controller (BMC); a mid-plane; and at least one storage device, wherein the at least one storage device is configured to operate in a first mode or a second mode based on a first input received from the at least one motherboard or the at least one BMC via a plurality of device ports over the mid-plane; and when operating in the second mode, the at least one storage device is configured to operate in a first speed from a plurality of operating speeds based on a second input received from the mid-plane via the plurality of device ports.

SEMICONDUCTOR LASER

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273362

A semiconductor laser including an active zone and a waveguide, wherein the active zone includes an active layer configured to generate electromagnetic radiation during operation of the semiconductor laser, the waveguide is configured to guide the electromagnetic radiation generated during operation of the semiconductor laser within the semiconductor laser, the waveguide includes a subregion formed from a compound semiconductor material, wherein a proportion of a material of the compound semiconductor material gradually increases in the entire subregion along the vertical direction toward the active zone so that a refractive index of the subregion gradually decreases toward the active zone, and the proportion is an aluminum proportion or a phosphorus proportion.

DEVICES, METHODS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR DISPLAYING USER INTERFACES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272086

An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a memory storing instructions and at least one processor configured to execute the instructions. A home screen is displayed on a screen of the electronic device. In response to receiving a first user interaction for a first application of the electronic device, the first application is executed in the electronic device. A first user interface of the first application is displayed by superimposing the home screen on the first user interface, and the first user interface is visible through the home screen on the screen of the electronic device.

STEEL SHEET FOR HOT STAMPING USE, METHOD OF PRODUCTION OF SAME, AND METHOD OF PRODUCTION OF HIGH STRENGTH PART

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271063

The present invention has as its object the provision of steel sheet for hot stamping use which is excellent in part strength after hot stamping and delayed fracture resistance comprised of large C content high strength steel sheet in which effective hydrogen traps are formed in the steel material. The steel sheet of the present invention solves this problem by forming FeMn-based composite oxides in the steel sheet and trapping hydrogen at the interfaces of the composite oxides and matrix steel and in the voids around the composite oxides. Specifically, it provides steel sheet for hot stamping use which is comprised of chemical ingredients which contain, by mass %, C: 0.05 to 0.40%, Si: 0.02% or less, Mn: 0.1 to 3%, S: 0.02% or less, P: 0.03% or less, Al: 0.005% or less, Ti: 0.01% or less, N: 0.01% or less, one or both of Cr and Mo in a total of 0.005 to 1%, and O: 0.003 to 0.03% and which have a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities and which contains average diameter 0.1 to 15 m FeMn-based composite oxide particles dispersed in the steel sheet or furthermore has crushed voids around the composite oxide particles, a method of production of the same, and a method of production of a hot stamped high strength part.

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH SWITCH ACTIVATION CONTROL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269454

A surgical instrument includes a housing and an elongated shaft operably coupled to an actuating mechanism moveable between an actuated position and an unactuated position. An end effector includes a pair of opposing first and second jaw members and is adapted to connect to a source of electrosurgical energy. A switch is moveable between an activated position to initiate delivery of electrosurgical energy to the end effector and a deactivated position to terminate delivery of electrosurgical energy to the end effector. A switch activation member is configured to move the switch between an activated position and a deactivated position. A switch control member is configured to maintain the switch in the activated position during at least partial movement of the actuating mechanism from the actuated position to the unactuated position.

HEADSET CONTROLLER

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273981

A headset controller takes a first touch sensor, a second touch sensor, a first pressure sensor, and a second pressure sensor as a control medium for users. The headset controller can generate four different output instructions by the users touching or pressing the operating interface. The headset controller integrates various sensing methods to generate the needed output instructions.

BASE STATION, AND QOS CONTROL METHOD OF WIRELESS SECTION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274063

Disclosed is technology for applying a more differential QoS, that is, service quality to each communication service by implementing a differential QoS control in a radio section more precisely without any increase in complexity and load compared to a conventional bearer based QoS control method.

Interconnect Structures, Packaged Semiconductor Devices, and Methods of Packaging Semiconductor Devices

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273071

Interconnect structures, packaged semiconductor devices, and methods of packaging semiconductor devices are disclosed. In some embodiments, an interconnect structure includes a polymer material and a post passivation interconnect (PPI) pad disposed over the polymer material. A PPI line is disposed within an opening in the polymer material, the PPI line being coupled to the PPI pad.

GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE AND COMPUTER PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR FACILITATING USER INTERACTION WITH ELECTRONIC GAMING DEVICES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272707

Various aspects described for implementing skill-based, wager-based gaming techniques via computer networks, including one or more casino gaming networks. The skill-based, wager-based game may include a non-wager based gaming portion and a wager-based gaming portion. One or more players are able to concurrently engage in continuous game play of the non-wager based gaming portion during execution of wager-based gaming events which are automatically triggered based on events which occur during play of the non-wager based gaming portion. Payouts for a given wager-based game event outcome may include both monetary payouts and non-monetary payouts.

Implementation of Professional Enhancements to Gaming Hardware Controllers

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270003

Enhancements to existing gaming controllers facilitating expedient response time and fine-tuned accuracy are described. The enhancements comprise the internal modification of the stock resistance force supplied by the analog stick centering spring mechanism. Through modification, the force of resistance supplied may be increased to over 200 grams of force, or down to 40 grams of force, while maintaining full function of the analog stick mechanism. A second primary enhancement replaces the stock triggers, conventionally equipped with progressive resistance sensors, to a momentary snap-action two-way switch, minimizing trigger pull distance, and removing the analog nature of the trigger to achieve optimal performance.

CONTROL SYSTEM WITH ASYNCHRONOUS WIRELESS DATA TRANSMISSION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273671

An asynchronous wireless data transmission system includes a wireless sensor and a data recipient device. The wireless sensor includes a measurement device configured to collect a plurality of samples of a measured variable at a plurality of different sampling times, a transmission generator configured to generate a compressed data object containing the plurality of samples of the measured variable, and a wireless radio configured to transmit the compressed data object at a transmission time asynchronous with at least one of the sampling times. The data recipient device includes an object decompressor configured to extract the plurality of samples of the measured variable from the compressed data object.

SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY DEVICE WITH IMPROVED PROGRAM VERIFICATION RELIABILITY

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272883

A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array including first and second groups of memory strings respectively coupled to first and second groups of bit-lines, wherein the first and second groups of memory strings respectively include first and second groups of selection transistor cells; a peripheral circuit suitable for applying a program voltage, and performing program verification operation for the memory cell array; and a control logic suitable for controlling the peripheral circuit to perform a first program verification operation for the first group of selection transistor cells and a second program verification operation for the second group of selection transistor cells.

MACHINE LEARNING ARTIFICIAL CHARACTER GENERATION

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272447

Embodiments of the technology discussed herein address problems of traditional electronic character recognition training by artificially generating handwriting in a unique way according to machine learning techniques that transform handwriting samples according to generative rules and discriminative rules. Solutions provided herein produce a wide range of artificially generated handwriting that appears to be human generated handwriting. As such, embodiments herein provide additional characters for a system's character bank that are obtained more efficiently, as compared to traditional techniques. Further, embodiments herein are designed to be suitable for machine learning, and as such, the techniques grow ever more efficient as the techniques are performed. In short, the solutions provided herein improve the computing technology itself in a manner that makes robust electronic Chinese character recognition feasible.

DYNAMIC TIERING OF DATACENTER POWER FOR WORKLOADS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272016

Dynamic tiering of datacenter power for workloads is disclosed. A power capacity, including redundant power capacity and granular power capacity values within a datacenter, is determined. An outage time duration requirement for the power capacity that was determined is evaluated, where the outage time duration requirement is a number of minutes. A hold time duration requirement for the power capacity is evaluated, where the hold time duration is a number of minutes. A number of allowable occurrences of power outage for the power capacity is evaluated. A power requirement metric, based on the outage time duration requirement, the hold time duration requirement, and the number of occurrences, is calculated. A power topology within the datacenter is modified based on the power requirement metric. The modifying provides dynamic power tiering within the datacenter. The dynamic tiering includes a variable service level agreement for power within the datacenter.

MEMS-COMPONENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270640

A MEMS component includes a semiconductor substrate stack having a first semiconductor substrate and a second semiconductor substrate, wherein the semiconductor substrate stack has a cavity formed within the first and second semiconductor substrates, and wherein at least the first or the second semiconductor substrate has an access opening for gas exchange between the cavity and an environment. A radiation source is arranged at the first semiconductor substrate, and a radiation detector is arranged at the second semiconductor substrate. Two mutually spaced apart reflection elements are arranged in a beam path between the radiation source and the radiation detector, wherein one reflection element is partly transmissive to the emitted radiation from the cavity in the direction of the radiation detector, and wherein an interspace between the two mutually spaced apart reflection elements has a length that is at least ten times the wavelength of the emitted radiation.

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MONOFILAMENT IMPLANT DELIVERY IN A BODY VESSEL OF A PATIENT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269413

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to methods, systems and devices for implanting a spatially bent and/or twisted implant in a patient. In some embodiments, such a method includes providing a mono-filament implant configured to assume an undeployed, substantially linear state or linear-like state and a spatially bent and/or twisted deployed state, with the plant having a proximal and a distal end. In the undeployed state, the implant includes a shape which corresponds to that of a lumen of a hollow needle which may be used to deliver the implant. The method may also include creating a puncture in a vessel of the patient and positioning said distal end of the needle (and thus, the implant) in the vessel through the puncture. The method may further include converting the implant from the undeployed state to the deployed state such that the proximal end of the implant is proximate said puncture.

HYALURONIC ACID DERMAL FILLERS CROSSLINKED WITH CITRIC ACID, METHOD FOR MAKING SAME AND USES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269597

The present invention generally relates to hyaluronic acid-based compositions for aesthetic use, and more specifically to a dermal filler composition comprising hyaluronic acid crosslinked with citric acid or a salt thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a method for preparing said dermal filler composition and its use for aesthetic purposes, in particular for skin rejuvenation and correction of fine lines.