Total 8012 patents for "2019-09-19"

BALANCED CONE EXCITATION FOR CONTROLLING REFRACTIVE ERROR AND OCULAR GROWTH TO INHIBIT DEVELOPMENT OF MYOPIA

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190282828

A myopia-inhibiting treatment device produces a therapeutic light that includes components of different wavelengths in a ratio of luminosities that creates a predetermined L-cone to S-cone excitation profile that slows ocular growth, thereby mitigating development of myopia. The components comprise blue light, green light, and red light. Therapeutic light may cause an L-cone to S-cone excitation ratio in a range between 1.38 and 0.05. In some implementations the therapeutic light causes a L-cone to S-cone excitation ratio of 0.74. In some implementations the luminosity of the combined light components is greater than 700 lux.

ELECTRICAL FUSE AND/OR RESISTOR STRUCTURES

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190287901

Electrical fuse (eFuse) and resistor structures and methods of manufacture are provided. The method includes forming metal gates having a capping material on a top surface thereof. The method further includes protecting the metal gates and the capping material during an etching process which forms a recess in a dielectric material. The method further includes forming an insulator material and metal material within the recess. The method further includes forming a contact in direct electrical contact with the metal material.

Fire Retardant Mattress Core Cap and Method of Making Same

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190284737

A fabric made by the method of providing a non-woven batt having flame retardant fibers, stitch bonding the non-woven batt with an elastic yarn, and heat setting the stitch bonded, non-woven batt. The stich bonded non-woven batt is exposed to a temperature in a range of 65 C. to 200 C. for a period in a range of 30 seconds to 120 seconds. In an embodiment, the fabric is adapted for use as a mattress core cover

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A BATTERY

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190288343

Various embodiments of the present technology comprise a method and apparatus for a battery. According to various embodiments, the battery comprises a layered structure comprising a current collector, an active material, and a non-electrically conductive permeable layer. The layered structure is repeated with a separator disposed between adjacent layered structures.

ANTI-CD25 ANTIBODY AGENTS

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190284287

The present disclosure provides antibody sequences found in antibodies that bind to human CD25. In particular, the present disclosure provides sequences of anti-human CD25 antibodies, which do not block the binding of CD25 to IL-2 or IL-2 signalling. Antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof including such sequences can be used in pharmaceutical composition and methods of treatment, in particular for treating cancer.

SIGNATURE GENERATOR FOR USE IN COMPARING SETS OF DATA IN A CONTENT ADDRESSABLE STORAGE SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190286358

An apparatus in one embodiment comprises a storage system having a plurality of storage devices configured to store at least a first set of data. The storage system is configured to generate a first signature for the first set of data and to verify equivalence between the first set of data and a second set of data by comparing the first signature to a second signature generated for the second set of data. The first and second sets of data comprise respective first and second sets of pages with each page having a content-based page identifier and a page address, and the first and second signatures are generated as respective functions of the page identifiers and page addresses of the respective first and second sets of pages. The first and second sets of data may comprise respective first and second storage volumes, respective first and second sets of multiple storage volumes, or other sets of data.

OCEAN WAVE POWER PLANT

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190285044

An ocean wave power plant provided for by respective interconnected functional units comprising a support structure is disclosed. The support structure is terminated in a lower end with a fastening bracket which can be anchored in a single point to a mass when deployed in the sea. A submergible uplift floating body is providing buoyancy for the ocean wave power plant when deployed in the sea. The uplift floating body is attached to the support structure, an electric power generating subsystem (A) supported by a platform is terminating the support structure in an upper end of the support structure. A transmission member is attached in one end to a floating body and in another end to the power generating subsystem (A) transferring wave motion from the floating body to the power generating subsystem (A).

DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING AN EMISSION LAYER

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190288051

A display device includes signal lines and pixels connected thereto. A first pixel includes a first transistor including a first gate electrode, a first channel region overlapping the first gate electrode, a first source region, and a second drain region facing the first source region, with the first channel region interposed between the first source region and the second drain region. A third transistor includes a third gate electrode, a third channel region overlapping the third gate electrode, a third drain region connected to the first gate electrode, and a third source region facing the third drain region with the third channel region interposed between the third source region and the third drain region. A shielding part overlaps a boundary between the third source region and the third channel region and does not overlap a boundary between the third drain region and the third channel region.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FACILITATING PERFORMING PAYMENT OPTION AGGREGATION UTILIZING AN AUTOMATED AUTHENTICATION ENGINE

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190287109

A method, apparatus and computer program products are provided for performing payment option aggregation. One example method includes receiving, from an e-commerce platform, a request to complete a transaction, the request comprising identifying information and a transaction amount, authenticating a user utilizing the identifying information, accessing one or more payment entities using the authenticated user identifying information to identify payment options, each payment option having an associated payment method, billing address, and shipping address, providing, for display, a descriptor associated with each of a portion of the identified payment options, and receiving an indication of a selection of at least one payment option.

HYDRONIC SUPPLY MANIFOLD

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190285286

A manifold has a frame and a plurality of valves supported by the frame, each valve having a cross gear that includes four semicircular recesses and four arms that terminate in pointed tips, and wherein the tips are non-jamming rubber tips. The manifold also has a screw drive and a splined rotatable shaft parallel to the screw drive. The manifold further includes a slider driven by the screw drive over the splined rotatable shaft. The slider includes an actuator that protrudes from the slider to engage one of the cross gears to actuate a respective one of the plurality of valves.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT IN A PACKET-SWITCHED COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190288924

It is disclosed a method for performing a performance measurement on a packet flow transmitted along a path through a packet switched communication network. Two or more measurement points are implemented on the path. Each measurement point calculates a sampling signature for each received packet by applying a hash function to a mask of bits of the packet. Then, it selects a number of measurement samples amongst the received packets, the measurement samples being selected as those packets whose sampling signatures comprise a portion of length S equal to a predefined sampling value. While performing the selection, the measurement point counts the number of selected measurement samples and retroactively adjusts the length based on this number. Then, the measurement point provides measurement parameters relating to the selected measurement samples.

DISPLAY SIGN

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190287432

A display sign, comprising: a main body (3); a display section (5); and a movable body (7), which is movable in relation to the main body and configured to provide for locking and release of the display section so as to allow for removal and/or replacement of at least part of the display section.

LIGHT-UP SWORD GAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190282873

A kit of parts for playing a tag game in low-light conditions includes first and second base markers, first and second plurality of team identifiers, and first and second plurality of batons. The base markers, team identifiers and the batons emit light.

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190287285

[Object] To propose an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program capable of controlling display of an image adapted to a user's motion in displaying a virtual object. [Solution] An information processing device including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire motion information of a user with respect to a virtual object displayed by a display unit; and an output control unit configured to control display of an image including an onomatopoeic word depending on the motion information and the virtual object.

TOUCH CONTROL PANEL, PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190286266

There is provided a display apparatus and a production method thereof. The display apparatus has a touch control panel and a a display panel, wherein at least one surface of the touch control panel has a plurality of concave-convex fine structures, and wherein the touch control panel is on a light-emitting side of the display panel. The touch control panel may have: a flexible substrate having a plurality of concave-convex fine structures on at least one surface; and a touch control electrode having at least one part formed on one or more concave-convex fine structures of the flexible substrate.

IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PROGRAM

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190289152

An image processing apparatus includes a hardware processor that acquires a read image obtained by reading an image printed on a recording medium based on a printing image by an image reader, wherein the hardware processor generates a difference image based on a difference between the read image and the printing image, and determines presence or absence of a defect in the read image based on magnitude of fluctuation of a pixel value in the difference image.

HIGH INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND (HIFU) DEVICE AND SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190282207

An exemplary system includes a first ultrasonic transducer assembly configured to deliver high intensity focused ultrasonic (HIFU) energy to a point of interest within a subject, and a second ultrasonic transducer assembly configured to perform imaging of the subject. In another embodiment, a housing is configured to receive an ultrasound probe. The housing may include a cooling circuit and power supply for the ultrasound probe.

OPTICAL FILM FOR IMPROVING CONTRAST RATIO, POLARIZING PLATE COMPRISING SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING SAME

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190285938

Provided are an optical film for improving a contrast ratio, a polarizing plate comprising same, and a liquid crystal display comprising same, the optical film comprising a base layer and a contrast ratio-improving layer formed on the base layer, wherein the contrast ratio-improving layer comprises a first resin layer and a second resin layer directly formed on the first resin layer, wherein the refractive index of the first resin layer is different from that of the second resin layer, wherein the first resin layer comprises: a plurality of embossed first optical patterns formed to be separated in a first direction; a plurality of embossed second optical patterns formed to intersect with the first optical patterns and be separated in a second direction; and dented parts formed by the intersection of the first optical patterns and the second optical patterns, wherein the dented parts have a height lower than that of the first resin layer.

IMAGING ELEMENT, STACKED-TYPE IMAGING ELEMENT, IMAGING APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190288040

There is provided an imaging device including an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode. Further, there is provided an electronic apparatus including an imaging device that includes an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode.

TERMINAL APPARATUS AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190289586

Provided is a terminal apparatus including a receiver that can receive a PSDCH and a transmitter that can transmit an HARQ-ACK for the PDSCH by use of a PUCCH. In the terminal apparatus, the transmitter shortens a timing for transmitting the HARQ-ACK for the PDSCH based on a prescribed TTI length configured for the PDSCH, and a PUCCH format to transmit the HARQ-ACK is determined based on the TTI length of the PDSCH and the TTI length of the PUCCH.

METHOD OF RETREADING A TIRE

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190283353

A tread for bonding to a tire carcass to form a retreaded tire having a length, a width, a top side and a bottom side. The tread also includes a central portion and a pair of wing portions extending laterally from the central portions. The top sides of each wing portion include one or more discontinuities having a longitudinal component and configured to resist deflection when subjected to a force from the bottom side and to deflect downwardly when subjected to a force from the top side. In particular embodiments, the one or more discontinuities are arranged within each wing portion are arranged within a thickened portion of each wing portion.

AUTOMATIC CUTOFF FOR VEHICLE OPERABLE AS GENERATOR

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190283731

A motor vehicle according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, at least one power source. The motor vehicle is operable as a generator to supply power from the at least one power source to an auxiliary load. The motor vehicle also includes a controller configured to estimate a range of the motor vehicle based on a state of the at least one power source, and to command the motor vehicle to stop operating as a generator when the estimated range reaches a threshold range. A method is also disclosed.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CODING VIDEO DATA USING ADAPTIVE COMPONENT SCALING

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190289306

A method of encoding and decoding video data is described. According to an aspect of an invention, luma and chroma components may have separate quadtree plus binary tree (QTBT) structures and a scaling parameter for a chroma coding block is determined based on one or more properties of a luma component.

BROADCAST SIGNAL TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION DEVICE AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190289340

Disclosed is a broadcast signal transmitting method. A broadcast signal transmitting method according to an embodiment of the present invention may comprise: generating low level signaling (LLS) information; processing the LLS information into IP packets; generating link layer packets by link layer processing the IP packets; and generating a broadcast signal by physical layer processing the link layer packets.

TRANSCEIVER MODULE ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190285817

A length of a protection wall, which is greater than a length of projection of a connecting end portion of a plug connector from opening end portions of an upper case as well as a lower case of an optical module, is set to be smaller than an interval between a contact surface of each of lower stopper pieces of a receptacle cage to come into contact with an end surface of a side wall as well as an end surface of an end surface of the lower case and an opening end surface of a slot of a host connector.

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ENHANCED GUIDED DOWNMIX CAPABILITIES FOR 3D AUDIO

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190287540

An apparatus for downmixing three or more audio input channels to obtain two or more audio output channels is provided. The apparatus includes a receiving interface for receiving the three or more audio input channels and for receiving side information. Moreover, the apparatus includes a downmixer for downmixing the three or more audio input channels depending on the side information to obtain the two or more audio output channels. The number of the audio output channels is smaller than the number of the audio input channels. The side information indicates a characteristic of at least one of the three or more audio input channels, or a characteristic of one or more sound waves recorded within the one or more audio input channels, or a characteristic of one or more sound sources which emitted one or more sound waves recorded within the one or more audio input channels.

Interaction Sensing

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190286265

In particular embodiments, an apparatus includes a single electrode configured to passively receive a charge displacement and a change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in an environment. The apparatus further includes a touch sensor, coupled to the single electrode, configured to detect a first input based on the charge displacement, and a second input based on the change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in the environment.

LATERAL FLOW ASSAYS FOR NON-DIAGNOSTIC ANALYTES

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190285629

Methods of determining whether a non-diagnostic analyte is present in a non-diagnostic sample are provided. Aspects of the methods include applying a non-diagnostic sample to a sample receiving region of a lateral flow assay device and reading a detection region to determine whether a non-diagnostic analyte is present in the non-diagnostic sample. Also provided are kits that find use in practicing methods of the invention.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR SPATIAL OUTPUT

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190289396

The disclosed technology provides a spatial output device comprised of two electronics enclosures that are electrically connected by a flexible electronic connector. The two electronics enclosures are weighted to maintain a balanced position of the flexible connector against a support. The spatial output device has at least one input sensor affixed to one of the two electronics enclosures and an onboard processor affixed to one of the two electronics enclosures. The input sensor is configured to receive monocular input. The onboard processor is configured to process the monocular input to generate a spatial output, where the spatial output provides at least two-dimensional information.

DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PHOTOTHERAPY OF TREATMENT SITES

Pub Date: 2019-09-19

Pub Number: US20190282826

The present technology relates to a configurable phototherapeutic device or system. The phototherapeutic device or system comprises a plurality of light emitting devices adaptably connected to one another or to a support structure. The plurality of light emitting devices is configured for providing concurrent phototherapy to a plurality of anatomical features of a subject. The configurable phototherapeutic device or system also comprises a central controller which is operatively connected to the light emitting devices and each one of the light emitting devices being communicatively connected to the central controller. The central controller is configured for selectively causing at least one of the light emitting devices to emit light for phototherapy of at least one anatomical feature of the subject.