Total 7064 patents for "2020-01-09"

OPTIMIZED CHANNEL ESTIMATION FIELD FOR ENHANCED DIRECTIONAL MULTI-GIGABIT NETWORK

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014570

This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to an optimized channel estimation field. A device may determine an enhanced directional multi-gigabit (EDMG) frame to be sent to a first device using a communication link. The device may determine a channel estimation field (CEF) associated with the EDMG frame, wherein the CEF is comprised of one or more orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols. The device may cause to send the EDMG frame to the first device.

FLANGE FORMING DEVICE AND METHOD OF FORMING A FLANGE ON A SHEET METAL PART TO REDUCE SURFACE DISTORTION

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009636

A method of forming a vehicle panel includes deforming a sheet metal workpiece between stamping tools to form a first and second edges that converge at a corner of the workpiece's main surface. The first edge is defined by a junction of the main surface and a first flange. The second edge is defined the main surface and a second flange. Forming the first and second edges includes deforming the workpiece so that the second flange has a first region bent to a first angle relative to the main surface and an unwinding region bent to an angle that unwinds from the first region as the second flange approaches the corner. The method includes deforming the workpiece between a second set of stamping tools that deform the first flange and the unwinding region of the second flange until the first and second flanges are bent greater than 90.

TOPICAL MUSCLE RELAXATION COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009209

A method for reducing muscle contraction of a facial muscle or reducing the appearance of a fine line or wrinkle is disclosed. The method can include topical application of a composition to facial skin and/or to the fine line or wrinkle. The composition can include an effective amount of Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract, an effective amount of Lavendula stoechas extract, and an effective amount of Acmella oleracea extract. Topical application of the composition to facial skin can reduce muscle contraction of the facial muscle. Topical application of the composition to the fine line or wrinkle can reduce the appearance of the fine line or wrinkle.

MEDICAL IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND MEDICAL OBSERVATION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200008650

A medical image processing device includes a motion amount calculating unit configured to compare a first image obtained by capturing a subject image taken by an endoscope with a second image obtained by capturing the subject image at a chronologically different timing from the first image and calculate a motion amount for the second image every two or more areas in the first image; and an area specifying unit configured to specify a mask area other than the subject image included in the first image from an inside of a mask candidate area in which the motion amount is equal to or less than a specific first threshold value in the first image.

COPPER-BASED SUBSTANCES WITH NANOMATERIALS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010929

A composition-of-matter is described herein comprising copper or an alloy thereof, and at least one nanocompound dispersed in the copper or an alloy thereof, wherein the copper or an alloy thereof is a cast metal. Further described herein are articles of manufacture comprising the composition-of-matter, and a process for preparing such a composition-of-matter, by dispersing at least one nanocompound in a melt of copper or and alloy thereof, and cooling the melt.

SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING THE ELECTRIC MOTOR OF A PEDAL-ASSISTED BICYCLE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010145

A system for controlling the electric motor of a pedal-assisted bicycle including a pedal-thrust group and a battery. The control system includes a pedal-thrust cadence sensor a pedal-thrust torque sensor, a bicycle acceleration or speed sensor a motor power detecting sensor a closed-loop controller of the torque, a closed-loop controller of the resisting torque and a dividing. The closed-loop controller of the torque is configured to generate a reference motor command signal based on the cyclist torque The closed-loop controller of the resisting torque is configured to generate a reference motor command signal based on the resisting torque. The dividing module is configured to generate a motor reference command signal based on the reference motor command signal based on the cyclist torque, on the reference motor command signal based on the resisting torque, on the effective resisting torque, and based on a reference dividing parameter.

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR TREATING CANCER

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010418

The present application relates to compounds comprising an ester, a thioester, or a hydrazide moiety and methods of synthesizing these compounds. The present application also relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing the compounds and methods of treating cell proliferative disorders mediated by the Hh signaling pathway, such as cancer, by administering the compounds and pharmaceutical compositions to subjects in need thereof.

E-CIGARETTE PERSONAL VAPORIZER

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200008490

A user-replaceable e-liquid reservoir for dispensing e-liquid, the reservoir being inserted into, or otherwise attached to, a portable, personal e-cigarette device and engaging with an electrical or electronic pump fluid transfer system in the device, the device including: an electrical or electronic pump, being configured to transfer e-liquid from the e-liquid reservoir to an atomizing unit in the device, the pump delivering a pre-defined or variable quantity of e-liquid from the reservoir; and in which the reservoir is not user-refillable.

DEMAND SIGNAL ROUTER FOR DEMAND AWARE REPLENISHMENT SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013000

Methods and systems for managing supply chains are disclosed. Replenishment of items within retail stores and distribution centers is optimized to respond to real-time demands. One method includes receiving demand signals corresponding to a sold inventory items and evaluating those demand signals against real-time inventory positions and demand forecasts for that particular inventory item to determine whether to replenish the inventory item and how much inventory to replenish. A router service for assessment of such demand signals is also disclosed.

METROLOGY TARGET

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011650

A metrology target having a periodic or quasi-periodic structure, which is characterized by a plurality of parameters. At least one of these parameters varies locally monotonically, wherein the maximum size of this variation over a distance of 5 m is less than 10% of the size of the at least one parameter. In addition, the metrology target has at least one used structure and at least one auxiliary structure, wherein the auxiliary structure transitions progressively into the used structure with regard to the locally monotonically varying parameter. Also disclosed are an associated method and associated device for characterizing structured elements configured as wafers, masks or CGHs.

IDENTIFYING DATA FOR DEDUPLICATION IN A NETWORK STORAGE ENVIRONMENT

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014756

A computer controls deduplication of data. The computer generates a hash of a remote data and a hash of a local data. The computer generates a set of unmatched hash data based on a comparison of the hash of the remote data against the hash of the local data. The computer generates a splitting cost that is associated with splitting the set of unmatched hash data. The computer sends a request to a server based on a comparison of the splitting cost to a threshold. The request dictates sending of the remote data to a storage controller.

INTELLIGENT VOICE RECOGNIZING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND INTELLIGENT COMPUTING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013395

Disclosed are an intelligent voice recognizing method, a voice recognizing device, and an intelligent computing device. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method of intelligently recognizing a voice by a voice recognizing device obtains a microphone detection signal via at least one microphone, removes noise from the microphone detection signal based on a noise removal model, recognizes a voice from the noise-removed microphone detection signal, and updates the noise removal model based on the type of the noise detected from the microphone detection signal, thereby preventing deterioration of speech recognition performance. According to the present invention, one or more of the voice recognizing device, intelligent computing device, and server may be related to artificial intelligence (AI) modules, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), robots, augmented reality (AR) devices, virtual reality (VR) devices, and 5G service-related devices.

Load Balancing in Multi-Port Power Delivery Applications

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200012326

A Universal Serial Bus (USB) dock includes ports, a processor, and instructions to cause the processor, below a level of an operating system running applications and accessing the USB dock, identify a first port of the plurality of ports as a priority port. The processor may be further caused to detect a connection to the dock. The processor may be further caused to determine whether a candidate port to which the connection is made is the priority port. The processor may be further caused to, based on a determination that the candidate port is the priority port, recover power from other ports and advertise power capabilities of the priority port to a USB element connecting to the dock.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SERVER FOR DETERMINING ROUTE OF ROBOT AND METHOD FOR THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009731

An artificial intelligence server for determining a route of a robot includes a communication unit and a processor. The communication unit is configured to receive image data for a control area from the robot or a camera installed inside the control area. The processor is configured to calculate a current density for the control area from the image data, calculate a future density for the control area using the calculated current density, determine a priority for each of group areas included in the control area based on the calculated future density, and determine the route of the robot based on the determined priority.

TRAVELING PATH PROVIDING SYSTEM, METHOD OF CONTROLLING SAME, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011689

A traveling path providing system comprises: a determining unit that determines the driving skill of a driver of a vehicle, based on a driving history of the driver; an acquiring unit that acquires surroundings information including information of a road surface on which the vehicle is currently traveling; a specifying unit that specifies at least one path travelable by the driver on the road surface, based on the surroundings information and the determined driving skill; and a providing unit that provides the at least one path specified by the specifying unit.

LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND PROJECTION DISPLAY SYSTEM THEREOF

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200012177

A light source device and a projection display system. The light source device comprises: a first light source (301) used for emitting a first light; a wavelength conversion unit (303) provided with at least two areas, that being a first area and a second area, the first area and the second area emitting the first light and the excited light in a time-division manner; a second light source (302) used for emitting a second light; a light splitting and merging component (304) used for guiding the first light, the excited light, and the second light, allowing the first light emitted by the wavelength conversion unit (303), the excited light, and the second light to converge and then be emitted in a same direction. The light source device increases brightness while keeping balance of the white light.

3D SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND STRUCTURE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013791

A 3D memory device, the device including: a first vertical pillar; a second vertical pillar, where the first vertical pillar and the second vertical pillar function as a source or a drain for a plurality of overlaying horizontally-oriented memory transistors, where the plurality of overlaying horizontally-oriented memory transistors are self-aligned being formed following the same lithography step; and memory control circuits, where the memory control circuits are disposed at least partially directly underneath the plurality of overlaying horizontally-oriented memory transistors, or are disposed at least partially directly above the plurality of overlaying horizontally-oriented memory transistors.

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF LIVER DISEASE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011848

The disclosure relates to the substantially non-invasive diagnosis of liver disease, especially to enable intervention in the progression of such disease at an early stage. This invention further relates to the use of plasma biomarkers to differentiate nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) from nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) and non-nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and normal controls. Specifically, the invention relates to the use of free eicosanoids and other polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) metabolite levels in plasma to differentiate NASH from NAFL and non-NAFLD normal controls.

EVALUATING RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) EXPOSURE IN REAL TIME

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200015171

In certain aspects, a method implemented in a wireless device includes determining a specific absorption rate (SAR) distribution for a first wireless communication technology, determining a power density (PD) distribution for a second wireless communication technology, and combining the SAR distribution and the PD distribution to generate a combined RF exposure distribution. The method also includes determining at least one first maximum allowable power level and at least one second maximum allowable power level for a future time slot based on the combined RF exposure distribution, setting at least one transmission power limit for a first transmitter in the future time slot based on the at least one first maximum allowable power level, and setting at least one transmission power limit for a second transmitter in the future time slot based on the at least one second maximum allowable power level.

HIGH TRACK DRIVE SYSTEM FOR TRACK WORK VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009910

A track work vehicle includes an axle input shaft defining a first axis of rotation, and a differential gear case having at least one planetary gear set. The track work vehicle includes a track drive system contained, at least in part, in the differential gear case. The track drive system includes a first gear coupled to the axle input shaft and a second gear coupled to the first gear. The track drive system includes a bevel gear assembly coupled to the second gear and a bevel gear set coupled to the planetary gear set. The track work vehicle includes at least one drive axle coupled to the planetary gear set and a drive wheel for driving a continuous ground-engaging track. The drive axle has a second axis of rotation that is vertically offset from the first axis of rotation and substantially coaxial with a centerline of the drive wheel.

MOVING BODY RECOGNITION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200011987

Using communication unit positional information acquired using infrastructure communication and moving body positional information detected using millimeter-wave radar, a moving body existing in a blind spot of a radar detection region is recognized, and behavior is predicted from movement information of the moving body, by deleting the moving body information detected by millimeter-wave radar from the communication unit information acquired using infrastructure communication.

ROBOTIC FOREARMS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009746

Joints for facilitating relative motion between a first part of a machine, such as a robot, and a second part of the machine may include linear actuators connecting the first part to the second part and a shaft member connecting the first part to the second part. Each of the linear actuators may be oriented at an oblique angle relative to the shaft member. The first and second parts of the machine may be parts of a robotic arm, such as other robotic joints or an end-effector, such as a robotic hand. The joints may facilitate simulation of the movement and dexterity of human body parts, such as a human wrist and forearm.

METHOD FOR LOADING DRIVER DURING TERMINAL STARTING UP AND TERMINAL DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200012502

The present disclosure may provide a method for loading a driver during a terminal starting up and a terminal device. The terminal includes at least one component having a driver to be loaded during starting up. The method includes: receiving a startup instruction; reading a component list; determining whether the component list comprises a driver related to a component; and if the component list includes the driver related to the component, loading the related driver. By such means, the present disclosure increases a startup speed and improves user experience.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200013871

A semiconductor device includes a substrate, a gate structure on the substrate and a first conductive connection group on the gate structure. The gate structure includes a gate spacer and a gate electrode. The first conductive connection group includes a ferroelectric material layer. At least a part of the ferroelectric material layer is disposed above an upper surface of the gate spacer. And the ferroelectric material layer forms a ferroelectric capacitor having a negative capacitance in the first conductive connection group.

DESIGN AND METHOD OF FABRICATION OF COLLAPSIBLE STORAGE TANK

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200010266

In one embodiment, a collapsible, flexible storage tank is provided that is capable of holding a liquid material. The tank includes a sheet of flexible, moisture impervious side wall material; at least one opening for receiving a fitting to fill and drain the tank; joining seams wherein edges of the sheet are joined, the seams extending about the tank in a spiral orientation; and closing seams wherein the side ends of the pillow tank are sealed. In another aspect, a collapsible, flexible storage tank is capable of holding a liquid. The tank includes a sheet of flexible side wall material; at least one opening for receiving a fitting to fill and drain the tank; and butt seams wherein edges of the flexible sheet are joined together in the same plane in a butt joint configuration using an overlapping piece of flexible, moisture impervious sealed material over the top thereof.

Synchronization and Exchange of Data Between Processors

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200012537

A system comprising: a first subsystem comprising one or more first processors, and a second subsystem comprising one or more second processors. The second subsystem is configured to process code over a series of steps delineated by barrier synchronizations, and in a current step, to send a descriptor to the first subsystem specifying a value of each of one or more parameters of each of one or more interactions that the second subsystem is programmed to perform with the first subsystem via an inter-processor interconnect in a subsequent step. The first subsystem is configured to execute a portion of code to perform one or more preparatory operations, based on the specified values of at least one of the one or more parameters of each interaction as specified by the descriptor, to prepare for said one or more interactions prior to the barrier synchronization leading into the subsequent phase.

GATEWAY FABRIC PORTS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014560

A gateway for interfacing a host with a subsystem for acting as a work accelerator to the host. The gateway enables the transfer of batches of data to the subsystem at precompiled data exchange synchronisation points. The gateway acts to route data between accelerators which are connected in a scaled system of multiple gateways and accelerators using a global address space set up at compile time of an application to run on the computer system.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING A WAND FOR A FLOOR CLEANING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200008640

Systems and methods for providing a wand that is configured to clean a surface, such as carpeting and rugs, are disclosed herein. While the described wand can comprise any suitable component that allows it to be used to clean a surface, in some cases, the wand includes a wand head having a shroud, with a jet orifice and a vacuum port being disposed within the shroud. In some such cases, the vacuum port includes a breaker bar that is recessed within the shroud such that a portion of the shroud extends past the breaker bar. Additionally, in some cases, the shroud further includes one or more rollers that are optionally adjustable in height such that the wand head can is useable by operators of varying heights. In some cases, the wand head is coupled to a vacuum tube that attaches to a vacuum. Additional implementations are also described herein.

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTROSEAMED METAL TUBE, AND ELECTROSEAMED METAL TUBE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200009680

Provided is a method for manufacturing an electric resistance welded metal pipe by butting side ends of a metal strip against each other and then welding the side ends by high frequency heating to manufacture an electric resistance welded metal pipe, each side end being provided with an inner surface side corner portion located on an inner surface side of the electric resistance welded metal pipe, wherein the method comprises a step of forming an inclined surface at the inner surface side corner portion before butting the side ends of the metal strip; and wherein the side ends are butted and welded to each other such that the inclined surface remains on an excess metal of the metal pipe after electric resistance welding and a discharged metal is not welded to the excess metal.

ADVANCED VOICE AND DATA OPERATIONS IN A MOBILE DATA COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-09

Pub Number: US20200014793

A system and method for integrating voice and data operations into a single mobile device capable of simultaneously performing data and voice actions. The mobile device working in a network capable of exchanging both cell phone calls and data items to the mobile device. By wearing an earphone or an ear-bud device the user is capable of dealing with voice conversations while working with data centric information related to the current caller. By providing a data-centric device with voice capabilities there is a new range of features that allow incoming data events to trigger outgoing voice events.