Total 7007 patents for "2019-10-17"

FAST-LOOP RESOURCE RESERVATION PROCEDURE

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190320465

In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may perform a slot reservation procedure to obtain a TxOP for communicating with a second UE. The slot reservation procedure may be performed in an earliest slot in the TxOP in which the first UE has data to send to the second UE. The apparatus may transmit the data to the second UE using at least one slot in the TxOP when the slot reservation procedure is successful. In certain aspects, all remaining slots in the TxOP may be reserved for the first UE when the slot reservation procedure is successful. The apparatus may refrain from performing a subsequent slot reservation procedure in another slot in the TxOP when the slot reservation procedure is unsuccessful unless an end of transmission signal is received during the TxOP.

HIGH TEMPERATURE REACTION DEVICE AND GRAPHENE MATERIAL PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190314780

A high temperature reaction device includes a gas controlling unit, a powder controlling unit, a high temperature reaction unit, and a material collecting unit. The gas controlling unit controls a speed of an airflow at an inlet of the high temperature reaction unit. The powder controlling unit controls a speed of powder entering the airflow. The material collecting unit is connected to an outlet of the high temperature reaction unit to perform a gas-solid separation on a reacted material. After the reaction, the powder enters the material connecting unit and the material collection can be realized without the need of shutdown for cooling, thereby realizing a continuous reaction. In addition, the material collecting unit can quickly separate the gas and powder after reaction, thereby avoiding side reactions and further improving the purity of the powder material.

MOBILE-TERMINAL DETECTION APPARATUS AND MOBILE-TERMINAL DETECTION METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190317181

A mobile-terminal detection apparatus that detects a location of a mobile terminal inside a vehicle cabin is provided. The mobile-terminal detection apparatus is configured to receive the radio wave through an interior antenna disposed inside the vehicle cabin; receive the radio wave through a leaky cable disposed inside the vehicle cabin; detect a time difference between a timing of reception of the radio wave from the mobile terminal through the interior antenna and a timing of reception of the radio wave through the leaky cable; and detect, based on the time difference, the location of the mobile terminal relative to a path over which the leaky cable is laid.

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE, HIGH-FREQUENCY FRONT END CIRCUIT, AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318871

An electronic component device includes an electronic component, a resin structure including the electronic component such that one main surface thereof is exposed, a through-electrode, and first and second wiring layers, in which the electronic component includes an element body, an inner electrode in the element body and connected to the first and second wiring layers, and an adjustment electrode provided in an adjustment region in the element body, the first wiring layer is continuously provided on the inner electrode, the adjustment region, and the resin structure, and a thermal expansion coefficient of the resin structure, a thermal expansion coefficient of the adjustment region, and a thermal expansion coefficient of the inner electrode satisfy an expression of the thermal expansion coefficient of the resin structurethe thermal expansion coefficient of the adjustment regionthe thermal expansion coefficient of the inner electrode.

METHOD FOR OPERATING ESS AT OPTIMAL EFFICIENCY

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190319464

A method of operating an ESS with optical efficiency in accordance with the present invention, comprising steps of: collecting charge/discharge efficiency data of a PCS; collecting charge/discharge efficiency data of a battery depending on current state of charge of the battery; creating charge/discharge efficiency data of a unit BESS including the PCS and the battery by using the collected data; determining optimal charge/discharge levels of at least two unit-BESSs included in the ESS by using charge/discharge efficiency data of the at least two unit-BESSs to satisfy commanded input/output power values of the whole ESS at a current point of time; and charging or discharging the at least two unit-BESSs depending on the determined optimal charge/discharge power values.

METHOD AND TRACK MAINTENANCE MACHINE FOR CORRECTION OF TRACK POSITION ERRORS

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190316300

A method for the correction of vertical position error of a track by a track tamping machine and a dynamic track stabilizer. Starting from a registered actual position, an over-lift value is prescribed for a treated track location with which the track is lifted into a preliminary over-lift track position and tamped. The track is subsequently lowered by dynamic stabilization into a resulting final track position. In this, a smoothed actual position course is formed from a course of the actual track position, wherein an over-lift value is prescribed for the treated track location in dependence of the course of the actual track position with regard to the smoothed actual position course. In this way, only short-wave track faults are treated with an over-lift value.

SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAMS FOR USING A BLOCKCHAIN MARKETPLACE

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318327

A system, method, and computer program product are provided for using a blockchain marketplace. In use, a centralized blockchain marketplace is accessed. Additionally, one or more blockchain offers are selected via the centralized blockchain marketplace, and one or more nodes are selected to process the one or more blockchain offers. Further, the one or more nodes are managed based on progress metrics associated with each of the one or more blockchain offers.

SPECTROSCOPIC ANALYSER

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190317016

An analyser 10 for identifying or verifying or otherwise characterising a liquid based drug sample 16 comprising: an electromagnetic radiation source 11 for emitting electromagnetic radiation 14 a in at least one beam at a sample 16, the electromagnetic radiation comprising at least two different wavelengths, a sample detector 17 that detects affected electromagnetic radiation resulting from the emitted electromagnetic radiation affected by the sample, and a processor 18 for identifying or verifying the sample from the detected affected electromagnetic radiation, wherein each wavelength or at least two of the wavelengths is between substantially 1300 nm and 2000 nm, and each wavelength or at least two of the wavelengths is in the vicinity of the wavelength(s) of (or within a region spanning) a spectral characteristic in the liquid spectrum between substantially 1300 nm and 2000 nm.

DISPENSING DEVICE FOR DISPENSING LIQUIDS OR FLUIDS

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190314841

A dispensing device dispenses a liquid held in a container. The device includes an engagement portion for the mutual engagement of the device and the container. Drawing and dispensing means draws the liquid from the container to dispense it. A main operating body operates the drawing and dispensing means through pressure exerted along a pressing direction. The main operating body moves with respect to the engagement portion, when subjected to pressure, between a rest position and an activating position. A dispensing nozzle is fixed to the main operating body and provided with a dispensing duct suited to dispense the liquid. The dispensing nozzle is switched from the main operating body, through a rotary movement, between a dispensing position and a non-dispensing position. Constraining means prevents the movement of the main operating body along the pressing direction when the dispensing nozzle is in the non-dispensing position.

THIN FILM TRANSISTOR SUBSTRATE PROVIDED WITH PROTECTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190319131

[Problem] To provide a thin film transistor substrate comprising a protective film, which can impart high driving stability.

MOS DEVICE WITH STRONG POLARIZATION COUPLING

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190319108

A semiconductor device and method for providing a semiconductor device are described. The semiconductor device includes a channel, a gate, and a multilayer gate insulator structure between the gate and the channel. The multilayer gate insulator structure includes at least one ferroelectric layer and at least one dielectric layer. The at least one ferroelectric layer and the at least one dielectric layer share at least one interface and have a strong polarization coupling.

DATA PROCESSING DEVICE AND DATA PROCESSING METHOD

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190319639

The present technology relates to a data processing device and a data processing method, which are capable of securing excellent communication quality in data transmission using an LDPC code. In group-wise interleave, an LDPC code in which a code length N is 16200 bits and an encoding rate r is 6/15, 8/15, or 10/15 is interleaved in units of bit groups of 360 bits. In group-wise deinterleave, a sequence of the LDPC code that has undergone the group-wise interleave is restored to an original sequence. For example, the present technology can be applied to a technique of performing data transmission using an LDPC code.

Systems And Methods For Environmental Monitoring Of Supply Chains

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318302

An environment monitoring method including measuring data from a plurality of sensors, wherein each of the plurality of sensors includes a unique identifier (UID). The method further includes instructing each of the plurality of sensors to measure data. The method also includes receiving the measured data from each of the plurality of sensors. The method then calculates a product degradation value of a product based on the measured data and compares the product degradation value with a threshold product degradation value. In response to the product degradation value of the product exceeding the threshold produce degradation value, the method generates and sends an alert to a device.

LIDAR SENSING ARRANGEMENTS

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190317194

A LIDAR sensing system includes a light source that is controlled to project a collimated beam at various wavelengths. An interferometer receives the collimated beam and projects an object beam corresponding to the collimated beam at a diffraction grating. The object beam is diffracted from the diffraction grating at different angles corresponding to the wavelength of the collimated beam. As a result, the LIDAR sensing system generates a vertical scan (e.g., a two-dimensional scan) of the external environment. Various components of the LIDAR sensing system are then configured to rotate to produce multiple vertical scans, thus generating a three-dimensional scan.

IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190317434

In a heater including a plurality of first temperature detection elements that are arranged at predetermined intervals in a longitudinal direction of a substrate and respectively output temperature signals individually, and a plurality of second temperature detection elements that are arranged at predetermined intervals in positions that differ from the positions of the first temperature detection elements in a lateral direction that is orthogonal to the longitudinal direction but correspond to the positions of at least some of the plurality of first temperature detection elements in the longitudinal direction, and that output a single temperature signal obtained by adding individual temperature signals together, the individual temperature signals included in the single temperature signal are acquired on the basis of the plurality of temperature signals output by the plurality of first temperature detection elements and the single temperature signal.

SIDE-CHARGING UPPER FOR AR STYLE FIREARM

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190316859

Described herein are side charging assemblies, side charging upper receiver assemblies, and/or upper receiver bodies for an AR style firearm and AR style firearms comprising the assemblies and/or bodies described herein.

SCALABLE PRODUCTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED NANOFIBROUS MACROSCOPIC MATERIALS VIA FILTRATION

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190315799

Provided herein are filtration-based purification methods for amyloid fibers, such as curli fibers, directly from microbial culture, and their fabrication into free-standing thin films. Additionally, methods for recycling amyloid fibers thing films by, for example, disassembly and re-assembly, are disclosed herein.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GRADUALLY ADJUSTING A CONTROL PARAMETER ASSOCIATED WITH A COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190314632

An exemplary cochlear implant system includes a cochlear implant configured to be implanted within a patient and a sound processor. The sound processor is configured to receive, from a fitting system during a fitting session, a command that sets an M level to an initial value and a target value for the M level; gradually adjust, subsequent to the fitting session, the M level from the initial value towards the target value in accordance with an adaption time course; and direct the cochlear implant to apply stimulation having the gradually adjusted M level to the patient. Other systems and methods are also disclosed.

HIGH GRANULARITY APPLICATION AND DATA SECURITY IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318100

Provided are systems, methods, and computer-readable medium for identifying security risks in applications executing in a cloud environment. In various implementations, a security monitoring and management system can obtain application data from a service provider system. The application data can include a record of actions performed by an application during use of the application by users associated with a tenant. The application executes in a service platform provided for the tenant by the service provider system. In various implementations, the application data is analyzed to identify an event associated with a security risk, where the event is identified from one or more actions performed by the application. The system can determine an action to perform in response to identifying the event. In various examples, an agent executing on the service platform can add instrumentation codes used by the application, where the instrumentation provides the application data.

INTEGRATED POINT-OF-CARE CARTRIDGE ASSAY SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190317115

A method and system for user-friendly point of care assay is described. The cartridge utilizes a lateral flow assay, buffer chambers and capillary sample collection. The sample is first collected by the capillary tube attached to the cartridge. The cartridge is then actuated, drawing the sample into the lateral flow strip and introducing a buffer liquid into the system thereby automatically performing the assay. An electronic reader may be used to measure the results of the assay.

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR ALLEVIATING INTERFERENCE ARISING DUE TO COEXISTENCE

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190320441

A communication apparatus is disclosed, which comprises a base station module and an access point module for providing wireless connectivity to a communication network to at least one mobile communication device; an interface for coupling the base station module and the access point module for performing at least one of: a channel restriction operation; a power restriction operation; an intelligent uplink scheduling operation; a carrier frequency reselection operation; and a traffic steering operation; whereby alleviating an interference arising due to coexistence of the base station module and the access point module.

ELECTRICAL CABLE

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318841

An electrical cable includes a conductor assembly having a first conductor, a second conductor and an insulator surrounding the first conductor and the second conductor. The insulator has an outer surface and extends along a longitudinal axis for a length of the electrical cable. The conductor assembly has a coating layer on the outer surface of the insulator being conductive defining an inner electrical shield of the electrical cable. A cable shield is wrapped around the conductor assembly and has an inner edge and an outer edge. The outer edge is wrapped over the inner edge to form a flap covering the inner edge and extending along the longitudinal axis. The cable shield engages the inner electrical shield and forms an outer electrical shield exterior of the inner electrical shield.

POLYIMIDE-BASED COPOLYMER AND POLYIMIDE-BASED FILM COMPRISING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190315925

The present disclosure relates to a polyimide-based copolymer and a polyimide-based film including the same. The polyimide-based copolymer according to the present disclosure can provide a polyimide-based film exhibiting low absorbency while having excellent heat resistance and mechanical properties.

FIBER LIGHT MODULE FOR VEHICLE SIGNALING LIGHT

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190317262

The invention describes a fiber light module comprising at least two light distribution fibers, wherein each light distribution fiber is enclosed in a corresponding fiber guiding tube, wherein the fiber guiding tubes are at least partly translucent and mechanically coupled by a stabilization structure, wherein the fiber light module further comprises a guiding structure mechanically coupled to the stabilization structure by means of a mechanical coupling interface, wherein the guiding structure is arranged to preserve a spatial arrangement of the stabilization structure along the mechanical coupling interface. The invention further describes a vehicle signaling light assembly comprising such a fiber light module and a vehicle signaling light which comprises such a vehicle signaling light assembly or fiber light module.

PRINTING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD FOR PRINTING APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190320083

Ability information about an authentication printing function to be transmitted from a printing apparatus to a print client is varied depending on whether a communication path between the apparatuses is encrypted.

SENSOR GUIDE WIRE WITH THREE-HOLE JACKET FOR IMPROVED MANUFACTURABILITY AND REDUCED DRIFT

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190313922

A guide wire for biological pressure measurement includes: a tube extending along an axial direction of the guide wire, wherein the tube includes a circumferential wall and defines a proximal-end opening and a distal-end opening; and a pressure sensor configured for biological pressure measurement, wherein at least a portion of the pressure sensor is mounted within the tube, and wherein the pressure sensor comprises a pressure sensor transducer. The circumferential wall of the tube includes exactly three openings configured for fluid and gas ingress and egress extending radially therethrough.

System for Incentive Eligibility and Validation for Transport Demand Management (TDM) programs

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318376

The present invention is a method and system to confirm commuter eligibility for municipal transportation incentives. In an embodiment the present invention uses a Reward Threshold in combination with an API-bearing mobile device to create and send positional, temporal, and identifying information to a central Server. The Server maintains a record of information received and uses said information to apportion and track progress toward municipal transportation incentives. Upon a user's accumulation of a pre-authorized number, type, or kind of awards, the Server determines a user's having qualified for one or more rewards and/or incentives and enables redemption thereof.

PROXIMITY DETECTION, VIRTUAL DETECTION, OR LOCATION BASED TRIGGERING OF THE EXCHANGE OF VALUE AND INFORMATION

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190318389

A system, methods, and apparatuses are provided for valuation and exchange of stored value assets, information of value, and the transfer of value to or among individuals. The exchanged assets may be of a similar nature, e.g., music files exchanged for other music files, and exchange or trade of information such as rewards value or a restaurant coupon. The exchanged assets may also be other dissimilar assets exchanged between individuals and/or entities. The exchange may be initiated in numerous ways such as after completing a review, exchanging or trading a gift card, a prepaid card, a reward card, a coupon, a ticket, a pass, and/or the like when in proximity to a specific location or a location of some type or category, and/or exchanging or trading of other assets between individuals based on one or more constraints such as time, location, need, desire for the assets, and/or proximity.

CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT USING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190315979

A curable resin composition includes: an oxetane compound (A) having one oxetanyl group as a cationic polymerizable reactive group and at least one hydroxyl group; a cationic polymerizable compound (B) which is a cationic polymerizable compound other than the oxetane compound (A) and has two or more cationic polymerization reactive groups; a rubber particle (C); and a curing agent (D), wherein the oxetane compound (A) is contained at 30 parts by mass or more and 60 parts by mass or less, based on 100 parts by mass of total mass of the oxetane compound (A) and the cationic polymerizable compound (B), and the rubber particle (C) has a group capable of reacting with the oxetane compound (A) or the cationic polymerizable compound (B) on a surface of the rubber particle (C).

Charging Method and Related Device

Pub Date: 2019-10-17

Pub Number: US20190319465

A charging method and a related device are provided. A charge protection apparatus includes a micro control unit (MCU), a current detection circuit, a gating circuit, and an input/output (I/O) interface. The current detection circuit detects an external charging current flowing through a power cable. The current detection circuit transmits the external charging current to the MCU. The MCU transmits the external charging current to a user terminal using the I/O interface,such that the user terminal calculates a current difference between the external charging current and an internal charging current detected by the user terminal, and determines, based on the current difference, whether to generate a circuit control command. The MCU receives the circuit control command from the user terminal, and controls, according to the circuit control command, the gating circuit to be in a closed state or an open state.