Total 7085 patents for "2019-11-14"

POWER STEERING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190344823

A control device (15) is equipped with a steering angle returning torque target value setting unit (30) which calculates a returning control amount target value (MapOut) based on a vehicle speed (Vs) and a turning angle (b), and with a steering angle returning torque command signal calculation unit (31) which calculates a retuning control amount (RetOut) based on the retuning control amount target value (MapOut). The steering angle returning torque command signal calculation unit (31) is equipped with a rate limiter (36). The rate limiter (36) determines a change in the vehicle speed (Vs) from a vehicle speed sensor (19), and gradually increases or decreases the retuning control amount target value (MapOut) at a certain rate and then outputs the returning control amount (RetOut).

CONTROL APPARATUS, IMAGING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190347816

A control apparatus includes a processor is configured to function as an information acquisition unit configured to acquire object size information from image data by a first method and a second method in continuous imaging, and an imaging control unit configured to perform an exposure while performing follow-up drive of an optical system so as to reduce a difference between the object size information and target size information.

ANTI-TNF ANTIBODIES, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACTIVE ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190345244

The present invention relates to compositions and methods utilizing anti-TNF antibodies having a heavy chain (HC) comprising SEQ ID NO:36 and a light chain (LC) comprising SEQ ID NO:37 for use in the safe and effective treatment of active Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).

AUTOMATED SMOOTHIE MACHINE USING SMOOTHIE PACKETS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343323

An automatic smoothie machine having three vertical heating plates arranged in a sequential parallel manner creating a pair of food cartridge cavities. The two outer heating plates are movable and the middle heating plate is stationary. The two outer heating plates configured to provide cyclic pressure to the pair of food cartridge. Each of the pair of food cartridges are maintained within each of the pair of food cartridge cavities in a manner to allow the pre-cut dispensing end to be arranged along a bottom portion of each of the pair of food cartridge cavities in order to allow the volume of food matter to be ejected downwards. At least one sensor configured to detect dispensing of the volume of food matter and terminate the operation of the automatic smoothie machine.

Engineered Artificial Antigen Presenting Cells for Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte Expansion

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190345445

In some embodiments, compositions and methods relating to isolated artificial antigen presenting cells (aAPCs) are disclosed, including aAPCs comprising a myeloid cell transduced with one or more viral vectors, such as a MOLM-14 or a EM-3 myeloid cell, wherein the myeloid cell endogenously expresses HLA-AB/C, ICOS-L, and CD58, and wherein the one or more viral vectors comprise a nucleic acid encoding CD86 and a nucleic acid encoding 4-1BBL and/or OX40L and transduce the myeloid cell to express CD86 and 4-1BBL and/or OX40L proteins. In some embodiments, methods of expanding tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) with aAPCs and methods of treating cancers using TILs after expansion with aAPCs are also disclosed.

PREDICTING AND FACILITATING INCREASED USE OF A MESSAGING APPLICATION

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349323

The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for increasing messaging activity in a messaging system. Using the interactions of users with each other and/or with the messaging system, the disclosed systems and methods can predict how likely a pairing of two or more users are to engage in a highly active messaging thread. Based on this prediction, the disclosed methods and systems can, for example, more effectively organize contact lists and conduct promotional efforts associated with messaging features.

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349970

A data transmission method, device and system are provided. The method comprises: a UE in an RRC_INACTIVE state monitoring downlink data transmission within a determined time period after completing uplink data transmission; entering a DRX state after the determined time period has expired or downlink data has been completely received. The UE monitors the downlink data within the determined time period after completing the uplink data transmission, and enters the DRX state after the determined time period has expired or the downlink data has been completely received.

SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE WITH ANTENNA AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190348756

A method of forming a semiconductor package structure includes providing a first wafer-level package structure having a die region surrounded by a scribe line region. The first wafer-level package structure includes a first encapsulating layer, a first redistribution layer (RDL) structure formed on the first encapsulating layer, a first antenna element formed in the first RDL structure and corresponding to the die region, and a semiconductor die in the first encapsulating layer and corresponding to the die region. A second wafer-level package structure is bonded onto the first RDL structure using a first adhesive layer. The second wafer-level package structure includes a second encapsulating layer attached to the first adhesive layer, and a second antenna element formed on the second encapsulating layer. The second antenna element and the first antenna element form a pitch antenna after the bonding of the second wafer-level package structure.

MULTICAST MESSAGE FILTERING IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349301

Various systems, processes, and products may be used to filter multicast messages in virtual environments. In one implementation, a multicast filtering address is received by a network adapter from at least one of a number of virtual machines. A priority of the multicast filtering address is determined and, based on the priority, the multicast filtering address is stored in either a multicast filtering store of the network adapter or a local filtering store of the at least one virtual machine.

ULTRA-THIN METALLIC FOIL FOR LIGHTNING STRIKE PROTECTION

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190344905

A metallic foil for lightning strike protection in a composite aerospace structure having a length, a width, and a thickness of not more than 30 microns. There are a plurality of pores of a predefined geometric shape extending through the thickness of the metallic foil and being distributed across a surface area defined by the length and the width of the metallic foil. The plurality of pores in the aggregate define an open area of not more than 40% of the surface area and the metallic foil has a weight of not more than 115 g/m 2 . The metallic foil has a weight to conductivity ratio of not more than 0.40 gram-ohms per square.

DRINKING BOWL FOR DOMESTIC ANIMALS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343074

A drinking bowl (100) for domestic animals comprises a collecting basin (1), a removable container (2), a filtering element (3) which is arranged so as to close an opening (20) of the removable container (2) and a ventilation pipe (4) which extends between opposite ends of the removable container (2) and which opens inside the removable container (2) at a first end (41, 42) and downstream of the filtering element (3) at a second end (41, 42). The second end (41, 42) further comprises a widened portion (420) which is capable of channelling a flow of liquid inside the ventilation pipe (4) for introducing liquid inside the removable container (2).

OUTDOOR COOKING STATION WITH WARMING CHAMBER AND METHOD THEREOF

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343331

An outdoor cooking station configured to keep cooked food warm within a warming chamber of the cooking station. The cooking station includes a main body with frame components and panels, the panels coupled to the frame components so as to extend and define the warming chamber, the warming chamber positioned below heating elements supported by the main body. The warming chamber is fixedly positioned relative to the heating elements. The main body includes a door pivotably coupled to the main body and positioned along a front side of the main body, the door pivotably moveable between an open position and a closed position. With this arrangement, the door facilitates access to the warming chamber to place cooked food therein.

99MTC-EDDA/HYNIC-IPSMA AS A RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL FOR DETECTING THE OVEREXPRESSION OF PROSTATE-SPECIFIC MEMBRANE ANTIGEN

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343970

The invention relates to a novel radiopharmaceutical that inhibits the prostate-specific membrane antigen (iPSMA), containing hydrazinonicotinamide (HYNIC) as a critical chemical group in increasing in the lipophilicity of the molecule for binding to the hydrophobic sites of the PSMA, combined with the conventional use of HYNIC as a chelating agent for radiometal 99m Tc, in which the ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDDA) is used to complete the coordination sphere of the radiometal. The novel radiopharmaceutical 99m Tc-EDDA/HYNIC-iPSMA detects, with high affinity and sensitivity in vivo, the overexpressed PSMA protein in prostate cancer cells using SPECT molecular imaging techniques in nuclear medicine. The aim of the invention is to provide a novel specific radiopharmaceutical (radiopharmaceutical for molecular targets) for SPECT, with high sensitivity for the detection of tumours with overexpression of PSMA.

VEHICULAR RAIN SENSING SYSTEM USING FORWARD VIEWING CAMERA

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190344715

A vehicular vision system includes a camera configured to be disposed behind a windshield of a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle through the windshield. The camera includes a primary lens, a secondary lens, and an imager, which includes a primary sensing area and a secondary sensing area. The primary sensing area captures image data representative of images focused at the imager by the primary lens and the secondary sensing area captures image data representative of images focused at the imager by the secondary lens. The secondary lens is between the primary lens and the imager. A control includes a processor that processes image data captured by the imager at the primary sensing area and at the secondary sensing area. The control, responsive to processing of image data captured at the secondary sensing area, determines presence of water droplets at the windshield.

RUN-LENGTH BASE-DELTA ENCODING FOR HIGH-SPEED COMPRESSION

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349000

A method, computer system, and a computer program product for high-speed data compression is provided. The present invention may include receiving an input stream. The present invention may include selecting a header based on the received input stream, wherein the header includes a base, a scheme and a delta count. The present invention may include determining whether there are any remaining values in an uncompressed input stream. The present invention may include reading a first next value from the input stream. The present invention may include determining whether the read first next value is representable with a current base scheme. The present invention may include calculating the delta count based on determining that the read first next value is representable with the current base scheme. The present invention may include writing the calculated delta count to the selected header. The present invention may include incrementing the written delta count.

Methods and Systems for Sterilizing Surgical Drains

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343973

Systems and methods for decontaminating a surgical drain and its reservoir are provided. An apparatus is provided in the form of a container having an interior chamber and an expansible opening to the interior chamber for insertion of a surgical drain therethrough. Ultraviolet light emitters are disposed within the interior chamber to emit beams of ultraviolet radiation at the surgical drain and/or its reservoir, thereby killing or neutralizing bacteria and fungus on the drain. Walls forming the expansible opening are collapsible to abut a portion of the inserted drain when inserted into the apparatus, and a fluid tight seal is formed between the drain and the apparatus.

RECEIVER AND A METHOD FOR DETECTING CHANNEL OCCUPANCY OF A RADIO CHANNEL

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349993

A receiver for detecting channel occupancy of a radio channel is provided. The receiver includes an oscillation circuit configured to generate an oscillation signal. The oscillation circuit is configured to alternate a frequency of the oscillation signal between at least two different frequency values. Further, the receiver includes a down-conversion circuit configured to generate, based on a received radio frequency signal and the oscillation signal, one of an in-phase component and a quadrature component of a baseband signal. The receiver additionally includes a processing circuit configured to calculate, based on the in-phase component or the quadrature component, a signal power of the radio frequency signal.

NOVEL BROMINATED FURANONE DERIVATIVE, METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME, AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING SAME AS ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190345126

The present invention relates to a novel brominated furanone derivative, a method for preparing the same, and a pharmaceutical composition containing the same as an active ingredient, wherein the novel brominated furanone derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable 5 salt thereof according to the present invention exhibits a quorum sensing inhibitory activity of bacteria and also can effectively inhibit the formation of biofilm of bacteria, and thus can be used as a pharmaceutical composition containing the same as an active ingredient, thereby having an effect of being useful, 10 for example, for periodontal diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis, oral diseases, and the like.

CHILD RESISTANT PEELABLE PACKAGING

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190344946

The invention comprises a child resistant package having a first panel and at least two second panels joined to the first panel. The first and second panels are in different planes, in an embodiment. The package comprises a peelable flap portion covering an access point into the package, wherein the peelable flap portion has at least one tab continuous therewith. The at least one tab is disposed on one of the second panels and the access point is disposed in the first panel. In an embodiment, at least one decoy tab is also disposed on one of the second panels.

IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190346880

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a casing, and a support structure. The image forming section forms an image on paper. The casing houses the image forming section. The support structure supports the operation panel movably from a first position to a second position. The second position is different from the first position. The first position is a position near the casing. The second position is a position away from the first position in a first direction.

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING A NON-ORTHOGONAL UNDERLAY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349117

Wireless communication devices are adapted to facilitate non-orthogonal underlay transmissions. In one example, devices can receive a wireless transmission on a particular time and frequency resource including a first signal from a first wireless device and a second signal from a second wireless device. The first signal may utilize a first type of modulation for orthogonal wireless communication, and the second signal may utilize a second type of modulation non-orthogonal to the first type of modulation. The wireless communication device can decode the first and second signals. In another example, devices may transmit a first signal utilizing a first type of modulation over a time and frequency resource scheduled for a second signal from a second wireless communication device, the second signal utilizing a second type of modulation for orthogonal wireless communication, where the first type of modulation is non-orthogonal with the second type of modulation. Other aspects, embodiments, and features are also included.

LAVATORY WITH HIDDEN DRAIN

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190345702

A lavatory includes a basin including a bottom surface, the basin configured to hold a volume of water; and a drain opening disposed in the bottom surface of the basin. The bottom surface of the basin includes a substantially horizontally extending projection formed integrally with the bottom surface of the basin. The horizontally extending projection is disposed over the drain opening such that the drain opening is at least partially obscured from a view of a user.

SYSTEM FOR REDIRECTING SUNLIGHT TO A MOBILE PLATFORM

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190348945

A system for redirecting sunlight to a mobile platform includes a satellite and a mobile platform including a first RF antenna that transmits a message including a position and velocity of the mobile platform on the path, along with a time of transmission, and a photovoltaic cell that receives and converts light into electrical energy. The satellite includes a second RF antenna that receives the message, an optical channel, a collector system coupled to the optical channel and that gathers sunlight into the optical channel, a diffuser system coupled to the optical channel and that diffuses light therefrom to generate a beam of light, and a processor coupled to the second RF antenna. The processor computes a target position of the mobile platform based on the position, the velocity, and the time of transmission, and instructs the diffuser system to direct the beam to the target position.

OUT-OF-VEHICLE NOTIFICATION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190344706

An out-of-vehicle notification device notifies a moving person in a vicinity of a host vehicle of information related to a behavior of the host vehicle while the host vehicle is being automatically driven. The out-of-vehicle notification device includes a moving person detecting unit configured to detect the moving person who is to be notified, an approaching vehicle detecting unit configured to detect an approaching vehicle approaching the moving person to be notified, a notification unit configured to perform notification of information with respect to an outside of the host vehicle, and a notification control unit configured to cause the notification unit to perform notification of vehicle stoppage information, which indicates that the host vehicle will be decelerated, when the moving person to be notified is detected and a traveling plan is a traveling plan in which the host vehicle is decelerated.

Methods and Devices for Content Delivery Control

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190349808

To control content delivery to plural clients of a mobile communication network, a network entity of the mobile communication network collects geo information of the plural clients and evaluates the collected geo information of the plural clients based on a rule to determine whether the content delivery is to be adapted. The network entity identifies a region for which the content delivery is to be adapted. The network entity selectively outputs a message to a controlling entity if it is determined that the content delivery is to be adapted. The controlling entity controls the content delivery in response to receiving the message, to adapt the content delivery for clients located in the identified region.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INFERRING GENETIC ANCESTRY FROM LOW-COVERAGE GENOMIC DATA

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190348147

A computer-implemented method for inferring genetic ancestry from low-coverage genomic data may include (i) generating a reference matrix representing a genetic reference panel in terms of dosages for given reference samples at given loci, (ii) decomposing the reference matrix via non-negative matrix factorization into an ancestral genotype matrix and an ancestral attribution matrix, (iii) resampling the reference matrix, (iv) deriving an ancestral alternate reads matrix that, when multiplied with the ancestral attribution matrix, approximates the resampled reference matrix, (v) deriving an ancestral attribution vector that, when multiplied with the ancestral alternate reads matrix, approximates a vector representing the test sample, and (vi) determining the genetic ancestry of the subject based on the ancestral attribution vector. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed.

AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR VEHICLES

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190346107

The present invention relates to the field of automotive lighting, and in particular to an automotive lighting system for a vehicle. The automotive lighting system for a vehicle comprises: a plurality of light sources; a plurality of primary optics, each being a reflector, arranged in a matrix and configured to receive and redirect light from the plurality of light sources; and a secondary optics configured to receive the redirected light from the plurality of primary optics and project the received light in front of the vehicle. Further, each light source is disposed in a focal plane of a corresponding one of the plurality of primary optics, and at least one of the plurality of primary optics is disposed in a focal plane of the secondary optics.

Smoking Stent for Cigar or Filterless Cigarette

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343177

A smoking stent that is inserted into a wrapped smoking product to create a smoking assembly. The presence of the stent prevents the end of the wrapped smoking product from losing integrity when made wet by the mouth. The stent device has a tubular body that defines a central conduit. Side openings are disposed along the tubular body that provide access to the central conduit. The stent device is inserted within the mouth end of the wrapped smoking product so that the central conduit of the tubular body extends into the fill. When the wrapped smoking product is lighted, the smoke is drawn out of the wrapped smoking device through the central conduit of the stent device.

GLOVE STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343200

In the present disclosure, a piece is disposed on a glove core of a glove structure, and an edge of the piece is to injected and filled with molding material to have an injection molding assembly thereon. The injection molding assembly at least fills a section gap between the glove core and the edge of the piece. By using the injection molding assembly, the section gap between the glove core and the edge of the piece is masked, and an adhesive effect for bonding the piece is also obtained. Thus, the present disclosure provides positive and reliable means for preventing the edge of the piece from being separated from the glove core, making the glove structure maintain its required function in long term, increasing the quality and the lifetime of the glove structure, and making the glove structure have a curved surface shape to present its three-dimensional shape.

MODULAR GREETING CARD RACK

Pub Date: 2019-11-14

Pub Number: US20190343301

A rack display comprising a base having a front panel with a plurality of horizontal and vertical slots included thereon; left and right side panels extending from sides of the front panel; a back panel extending between the left and right side panels; and one or more shelf members including horizontal and vertical tabs. The shelf members are secured to the base by inserting the vertical and horizontal tabs within the vertical and horizontal slots respectively. The rack display is erected from a knockdown configuration by securing the shelf members to the front panel of the base via insertion of the horizontal and vertical tabs within the horizontal and vertical slots respectively.