Total 5180 patents for "2019-09-05"

MODULE AND POWER CONVERSION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274229

A module includes a heat dissipating substrate including a first surface and a second surface on an opposite side of the first surface, an element arranged on the first surface of the heat dissipating substrate, a connecting terminal arranged on the first surface of the heat dissipating substrate and provided for electrically connecting the element to a wiring substrate arranged on the module, a module case arranged on the first surface in such a manner that a circumference of the heat dissipating substrate is partially covered, and a sealing member sealing the element and a connecting portion of the connecting terminal with the element, wherein the heat dissipating substrate includes a positioning part for positioning the module with respect to the housing case, and the positioning part protrudes to an outer side of the module case.

SHEET MANUFACTURING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR SHEET MANUFACTURING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270220

A sheet manufacturing apparatus includes a second web forming unit that processes fibers into a web shape, a sheet forming unit that pinches and transports a second web processed into the web shape by the second web forming unit, and a control unit that controls at least any of a pressing state and a transport state in the sheet forming unit. The control unit causes the second web to pass through a nip unit by controlling at least any of a transport speed of the sheet forming unit, a nip pressure of the sheet forming unit, and a nip width of the sheet forming unit depending on a position of a leading edge of the second web with respect to the nip unit in which the sheet forming unit pinches the second web.

Automated Credential Porting for Mobile Devices

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274036

Devices, systems, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for updating wireless device credentials, the wireless device comprising: a user interface, memory configured to store one or more credentials for enabling the wireless device to obtain one or more services over a wireless access network, and one or more processors configured to execute one or more machine-executable instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to obtain an indication of a user request to replace a particular credential with a target credential, detect a network-provisioning state change, determine that the particular credential does not match the target credential, initiate a programming session with a network element over a wireless access network, obtain an updated credential from the network element, and assist in storing the updated credential in memory.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PREVENTING MACHINE LEARNING MODELS FROM NEGATIVELY AFFECTING MOBILE DEVICES THROUGH INTERMITTENT THROTTLING

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272481

Systems and methods for preventing machine learning models from negatively affecting mobile devices are provided. For example, a mobile device including a camera, memory devices, and one or more processors are provided. In some embodiments, the processors may be configured to provide images captured by the camera to a machine learning model at a first rate. The processors may also be configured to determine whether one or more of the images includes an object. If one or more of the images includes the object, the processors may be further configured to adjust the first rate of providing the images to the machine learning model to a second rate, and in some embodiments, determine whether to adjust the second rate of providing the images to the machine learning model to a third rate based on output received from the machine learning model.

VEHICLE CONTROL DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271980

A vehicle control device is equipped with a state control unit adapted to perform a state transition control in which there are combined plural types of travel states in accordance with a travel control mode, and plural types of assist states in accordance with a driving assist mode. Under a sports mode (second travel state) in which a preference of the driver for manual driving is strong, as compared with a normal travel mode (first travel state), the state control unit suppresses a transition from a manual driving state (first assist state) to a normal automated driving state (second assist state) in which a level of driving assistance is high.

ACTIVE ENERGY RAY-CURABLE COMPOSITION, ACTIVE ENERGY RAY-CURABLE INK, COMPOSITION STORING CONTAINER, TWO-DIMENSIONAL OR THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE FORMING DEVICE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING CURED PRODUCT, AND CURED PRODUCT

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270901

An active energy ray-curable composition is provided which comprises a polymerizable monomer, a polysilane compound containing a phenyl group in a repeating unit, and a photopolymerization initiator.

Space Reservation Real-Time Optimization Management System Based on Participants' Location and Behavioral Parameters and Method of Operating Thereof

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272509

A novel space reservation real-time optimization management system incorporates potential meeting participants' real-time location and behavioral parameters gathered from participants' electronic devices, employee databases, and/or in-room occupancy sensors to generate a machine-determined optimal office space and resource assignment to the potential meeting participants. Preferably, the machine determined office space assignment is not finalized until a scheduled meeting time nears a just-in-time (JIT) threshold value for the machine-based real-time space optimization. By deferring the finalized machine-determined decision on office space and resource assignments until the JIT threshold value is reached, this novel system is able to perform and analyze machine-tracked real-time location and behavioral characteristics of potential meeting participants as well as the real-time availability of a pool of office spaces and other office resources until the last possible moment for a robust, relevant, and accurate machine determination of optimal office space and resource assignments to the potential meeting participants.

CAPACITANCE DETECTING CIRCUIT, TOUCH DEVICE AND TERMINAL DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272056

The present application discloses a capacitance detecting circuit, a touch device and terminal device, which are beneficial for reducing an area of the capacitance detecting circuit, thereby reducing costs of a chip. The capacitance detecting circuit is connected to a measurement capacitor and where it includes a calibration capacitor; a charging and discharging module including a first current source configured to perform charging or discharging on the measurement capacitor, and a second current source configured to perform charging or discharging on the calibration capacitor; an integrator, configured to convert a capacitance signal of the measurement capacitor into a voltage signal; and a control module, configured to control working states of the charging and discharging module and the integrator.

A METHOD FOR AMPLIFICATION OF NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCES

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271032

The present invention relates generally to a method for the amplification of nucleic acid sequences, more specifically, to a method for the amplification and identification of target nucleic acid sequences using primers containing locked nucleic acids for tracing a product to its origin.

DISPLACEMENT DETECTION APPARATUS AND LENS BARREL PROVIDED WITH THIS, AND IMAGING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271573

A displacement detection apparatus according to the present invention includes a first electrode unit including a plurality of detection electrode groups and a second electrode unit including a plurality of second electrodes that is movable relatively with respect to the first electrode unit. The plurality of detection electrode groups include a first detection electrode group including a plurality of first detection electrodes and a second detection electrode group including a plurality of second detection electrodes. In a maximum output state, at least one second detection electrode among the plurality of second detection electrodes is arranged in a manner that a position of a center of the at least one second detection electrode is different from a position of a center of a first counter electrode.

MOTION DETECTION USING THE MAGNITUDE OF CHANNEL IMPULSE RESPONSE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271775

This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatuses for detecting motion based on one or more wireless signals. In some implementations, a receiving device may receive a first frame and a second frame from a transmitting device, may determine a first channel impulse response (CIR) based on the first frame, may determine a second CIR based on the second frame, may determine a difference between a shape of the first CIR and a shape of the second CIR, and may detect motion based on the determined difference.

Occlusion Device

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269414

Provided herein is an occlusion device for implantation into a body lumen or aneurysm comprising, a continuous compressible mesh structure comprising axial mesh carriages configured end to end, wherein each end of each carriage is a pinch point in the continuous mesh structure. Also provided herein is a kit comprising the occlusion device disclosed herein and a means for delivery thereof. Methods of manufacture and use of the occlusion device are also disclosed.

ELECTRIC CONDUCTION APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273350

This electric conduction apparatus is an electric conduction apparatus that supports an electronic device having a predetermined surface provided with a connector insertion port and is capable of being electrically connected to the electronic device, the electric conduction apparatus including a housing having a front side and a rear side, a connector that protrudes from the housing and can be inserted into the connector insertion port, and a pivoting mechanism configured to pivot the connector about a first axis line located on the rear side relative to the connector.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING PACKET TRAFFIC WITHOUT AN EXPLICIT CONNECTION ORIENTED SIGNALING PROTOCOL

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274086

A software defined network controller receives from a radio access network access point an attach request generated by a user equipment that includes a user equipment identification and an IP address for the radio access network access point. The controller assigns a temporary identification to the user equipment and sends a modified attach request including the temporary identification, and application server identification and an application server IP address to the radio access network access point. The controller configures a forwarding table associated with the radio access network access point so that the access point forwarding table matches the user equipment identification, the application server identification and the application server IP address. The controller configures a service edge creation environment function forwarding table so that the forwarding table matches the user equipment identification mapped to the radio access network access point IP address and instructs an action so that packet traffic to and from the user equipment is processed without an explicit connection oriented signaling protocol.

Backscattering Ambient ISM Band Signals

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190274144

A backscatter tag device includes, in part, a receiver configured to receive a packet conforming to a communication protocol defining a multitude of codewords, a codeword translator configured to translate at least a first subset of the multitude of codewords disposed in the packet to a second multitude of codewords defined by the protocol in response to a data the backscatter tag is invoked to transmit, and a transmitter configured to transmit the packet supplied by the codeword translator at a frequency different than the first frequency at which the packer is received. The communication protocol may optionally be the 802.11 g/n, ZigBee or the Bluetooth communication protocol.

USE OF EP4 RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF NASH-ASSOCIATED LIVER CANCER

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269663

This invention is directed to prostaglandin E2 receptor 4 (EP4) antagonists useful in the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)-associated liver cancer in a human or animal. The method comprises administering one or more of Compound A, Compound B or Compound C, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, as the EP4 antagonist(s). The method may include a pharmaceutical composition comprising the EP4 antagonist, and may include one or more other active agents and/or therapies.

PYRAZOLYL SUBSTITUTED CARBONIC ACID DERIVATIVES AS MODULATORS OF THE PROSTACYCLIN (PGI2) RECEPTOR USEFUL FOR THE TREATMENT OF DISORDERS RELATED THERETO

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270731

Pyrazole derivatives of Formula Ia and pharmaceutical compositions thereof that modulate the activity of the PGI2 receptor. Compounds of the present invention and pharmaceutical compositions thereof are directed to methods useful in the treatment of: pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and related disorders; platelet aggregation; coronary artery disease; myocardial infarction; transient ischemic attack; angina; stroke; ischemia-reperfusion injury; restenosis; atrial fibrillation; blood clot formation in an angioplasty or coronary bypass surgery individual or in an individual suffering from atrial fibrillation; atherosclerosis; atherothrombosis; asthma or a symptom thereof; a diabetic-related disorder such as diabetic peripheral neuropathy, diabetic nephropathy or diabetic retinopathy; glaucoma or other disease of the eye with abnormal intraocular pressure; hypertension; inflammation; psoriasis; psoriatic arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; Crohn's disease; transplant rejection; multiple sclerosis; systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE); ulcerative colitis; ischemia-reperfusion injury; restenosis; atherosclerosis; acne; type 1 diabetes; type 2 diabetes; sepsis; and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

MULTI-LAYER IMAGING

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271841

For multi-layer imaging, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a transparent display having multiple liquid crystal display (LCD) layers. The apparatus includes an image capture module that interfaces with a camera to capture multiple images of a target object. The apparatus includes an image processing module that identifies a bright spot in first and second images, identifies the target object in the first and second images proximate to the bright spot, and modifies at least one of first and second images to diminish the bright spot and to emphasize the target object. The apparatus includes an image display module that interfaces with the transparent display member to display the first image with the first LCD layer and display the second image with the second LCD layer after modifying at least one of the first and second images.

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE, POWER SUPPLY UNIT FOR ELECTRONIC SMOKING APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC SMOKING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273383

A portable electronic smoking device includes a housing, an electronic smoking apparatus, and an energy storage device. The housing is provided with at least one receiving slot for receiving the electronic smoking apparatus, the electronic smoking apparatus is mounted on a bottom wall of the receiving slot, and a part of an outer peripheral surface of the electronic smoking apparatus is covered by the receiving slot. The housing is mounted with a first magnet. The electronic smoking apparatus is received in the receiving slot when it's not in use, a part of the body of the electronic smoking apparatus is exposed, in the state where the electronic smoking apparatus is placed horizontally. Thus it's convenient to use and reachable, and it's helpful to the heat dissipation of the electronic smoking apparatus. In addition, the first magnet is configured at the bottom wall of the receiving slot, without worrying about the electronic smoking apparatus falling from the receiving slot.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273066

A semiconductor device includes a first semiconductor chip having a first inductor element and a second inductor element on a first main surface side, a second semiconductor chip having a third inductor element on a second main surface side, and a third semiconductor chip having a fourth inductor element on a third main surface side. The first and second inductor elements are arranged to be separated from each other in a first direction of the first main surface, the first and second main surfaces face each other, and the first and third inductor elements overlap each other. The first and third main surfaces face each other, the second and fourth inductor elements overlap each other, and a creepage distance between the second and third semiconductor chips is larger than a separation distance between the second and third semiconductor chips.

IMAGE CODING APPARATUS, IMAGE CODING METHOD, IMAGE DECODING APPARATUS, IMAGE DECODING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273942

An image coding apparatus which divides each of one or more image frames into a plurality of rectangular tiles according to a predetermined tile division method and encodes each tile, the image coding apparatus includes an input unit configured to input from outside, tile division information indicating a divided state of the tiles and a preview area to be used in a preview in which an image is displayed in a smaller size as compared to a size of the frame, a determination unit configured to determine from the tile division information and the preview area to be used in the preview, preview tile to be used in a preview, a generation unit configured to generate tile preview information including identification information of tiles corresponding to the determined preview tile.

NEW DEVICE FOR GAS-LIQUID SEPARATION, INTENDED FOR THREE-PHASE FLUIDISED BED REACTORS SUCH AS THOSE USED IN THE H-OIL PROCESS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190270941

A device for gas-liquid separation, intended to equip three-phase fluidized bed reactors such as those used in the H-oil process. The device has a succession of two bends situated in different planes, which device accomplishes excellent separation of the gas and of the liquid.

EXTRACTION CLEANER

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190269291

A surface cleaning apparatus includes a housing, a fluid delivery system including a supply tank removably mounted on the housing and a fluid distributor, a fluid recovery system having a recovery tank removably mounted on the housing, an extraction nozzle, a motor/fan assembly, and a supply tank receiver provided on the housing for receiving the supply tank and comprising a void at least partially defining a seat for the supply tank.

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PLATE-SHAPED BONDED BODY, BONDING DEVICE, AND PLATE-SHAPED BONDED BODY

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271876

A method for quickly applying and spreading adhesive between substrates without leaving air bubbles. The method includes holding two substrates apart from each other with adhesive sides facing, a second substrate being positioned above a first substrate. The second substrate is suspended in a manner so as to cause a portion to warp towards the first substrate. After a liquid filler is applied between the two substrates, rollers are lowered onto the second substrate and moved so as to disperse the liquid filler between the first and second substrates. In accordance with the rolling of the rollers, end portions of the second substrate are lowered towards the first substrate.

DUAL-VOLTAGE BATTERY WITH CURRENT SENSORS, AND CALIBRATION METHOD FOR THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271748

A dual-voltage battery for a vehicle includes a multiplicity of battery cells, wherein a group of battery cells in each case is connected to form a battery cell block and a battery electronic system with a plurality of power switching elements for connecting at least individual battery cell blocks in series and/or in parallel, wherein a first voltage is provided in a first connection arrangement of the battery cell blocks and wherein a second voltage is provided in a second connection arrangement of the battery cell blocks, characterized in that a block current sensor with a measurement resistor is associated with at least individual battery cell blocks and is designed to measure a block current through the one associated battery cell block.

HIGH-LINEARITY CMOS WIFI RF POWER AMPLIFIERS IN WIDE RANGE OF BURST SIGNALS

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273473

An RF power amplifier biasing circuit has a start ramp signal input, a main current source input, an auxiliary current source input, and a circuit output. A ramp-up capacitor is connected to the auxiliary current source input. A ramp-up switch transistor is connected to the start ramp signal input and is selectively thereby to connect the auxiliary current source input to the ramp-up capacitor. A buffer stage has an input connected to the ramp-up capacitor and an output connected to the main current source input at a sum node. A mirror transistor has a gate terminal corresponding to the circuit output and a source terminal connected to the sum node and to the gate terminal.

Policy and Charging Enforcement Function Apparatus, Online Charging Apparatus, and Online Charging Method

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273825

A policy and charging enforcement function (PCEF) apparatus, an online charging apparatus, and an online charging method, where the online charging method includes receiving a policy and charging control (PCC) rule from a policy and charging rules function (PCRF), determining that a service data flow of a user equipment is a sponsor service data flow sponsored by a sponsor, determining, based on a rating group of the sponsor service data flow included in the PCC rule, whether the PCEF apparatus has a credit quota available to the sponsor service data flow when the sponsor service data flow uses online charging, and sending a credit control request including the rating group to the online charging apparatus when the PCEF apparatus does not have the credit quota available to the sponsor service data flow.

OPERATING METHOD FOR A DUAL-VOLTAGE BATTERY

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190273389

An operating method for a dual-voltage battery of a vehicle includes a plurality of battery cell blocks and a battery electronic system with a plurality of power switching elements for optionally connecting individual, in any case individual battery cell blocks, in parallel and/or in series, wherein a first battery cell block and at least one additional battery cell block of a group of battery cell blocks are connected in parallel in a first connection arrangement in order to provide a first voltage and in series in a second connection arrangement in order to provide a second voltage, wherein a parallel connection switch and a series connection switch are associated with the first battery cell block of the group of battery cell blocks to produce the parallel and/or series connection.

Livelock Detection in a Hardware Design Using Formal Evaluation Logic

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190272350

A hardware monitor arranged to detect livelock in a hardware design for an integrated circuit. The hardware monitor includes monitor and detection logic configured to detect when a particular state has occurred in an instantiation of the hardware design; and assertion evaluation logic configured to periodically evaluate one or more assertions that assert a formal property related to reoccurrence of the particular state in the instantiation of the hardware design to detect whether the instantiation of the hardware design is in a livelock comprising the predetermined state. The hardware monitor may be used by a formal verification tool to exhaustively verify that the instantiation of the hardware design cannot enter a livelock comprising the predetermined state.

PORTABLE MULTI-COLOR FLUORESCENCE DETECTION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-09-05

Pub Number: US20190271651

The portable multi-color fluorescence detection device includes a plurality of wells, an illumination module and a detection module. The plurality of wells configured for accommodating fluorescent mixture. The illumination module comprises at least two light sources and a color combination prism, the color combination prism being configured for combing different frequency light emitting form the at least two light sources into combination beams in parallel toward the plurality of wells for exciting the fluorescent mixture to generate fluorescent light. The detection module comprises a plurality of fiber bundles and an imaging unit, each of the fiber bundles be coupled with the corresponding well, wherein the fluorescent light is transmitted to the imaging unit through the plurality of fiber bundles and converted into an electrical signal by the imaging unit.