Total 7182 patents for "2020-01-23"

Code Block Groups for Retransmissions in a Wireless Communication System

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200028627

A transmit radio node (12) is configured to transmit one or more code blocks, CBs, of a transport block to a receive radio node (14). The transmit radio node (12) is also configured to receive feedback (20A) from the receive radio node (14) that positively or negatively acknowledges each of one or more first code block groups, CBGs, into which the one or more 5 transmitted CBs are allocated according to a first CB-to-CBG allocation (22-1). The transmit radio node (12) is further configured to re-transmit to the receive radio node (14) any CBs that the first CB-to-CBG allocation (22-1) allocates to one or more first CBGs which the feedback negatively acknowledged. More-over, the transmit radio node (12) is configured to receive feedback (20B) from the receive radio node (14) that positively or negatively acknowledges 10 each of one or more second CBGs into which the re-transmitted CBs are allocated according to a second CB-to-CBG allocation (22-2). The first and second CB-to-CBG allocations (22-1, 22-2) are different.

ELECTROCHROMIC DEVICE INCLUDING CAPPING LAYER

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200026139

An electrochromic device includes an optically transparent first substrate, a first transparent conductor disposed on the first substrate, a counter electrode disposed on the first transparent conductor, an optically transparent, ionically conductive first capping layer disposed on the counter electrode, and configured to permit diffusion of alkali metal ions, and to block the diffusion of organic compounds and carbon, an optically transparent second substrate, a second transparent conductor disposed on the second substrate, a working electrode comprising electrochromic nanoparticles disposed on the second transparent conductor, and an electrolyte disposed between the first capping layer and the working electrode.

VERSATILE AND INTERCHANGEABLE WRIST-BAND BASED PLATFORM ARTICLE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200022487

A wrist-based platform article to facilitate accessibility to various items during certain types of activities is disclosed. Such an article includes a base removable wristband that secures for attachment of various platforms through magnets, snaps, and other like means. Such a platform may be of a bowl, a flat surface, or like three-dimensional structure. Such a platform may retain different materials for such access including pastes, liquids, plastic objects, metallic objects, and the like, and may retain certain objects through the underlying attachment means (such as a magnet for metallic objects). Such objects may be placed within a bowl, on a flat surface, or even temporarily connected with such a flat surface. In essence, the platform allows the user a free hand while retaining fluids, objects, etc., on demand without spilling, disengaging, or otherwise dropping such needed materials.

BLOCK BASED PREAMBLE DESIGN FOR AUTONOMOUS UPLINK TRANSMISSIONS

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200028623

Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described. A base station may assign a set of preamble blocks for autonomous uplink transmissions from a preamble block pool. A user equipment (UE) may identify indices for each of a set of indexed sequences to be transmitted over the set of preamble blocks. The UE may select or identify the indices by performing an encoding procedure on a set of parameters. The indices may be applied to the pool of indexed sequences, and the resulting set of sequences may be transmitted over the set of assigned preamble blocks. The base station may recognize composite sequences transmitted from UEs on respective sets of preamble blocks based on the set of sequences. Thus, the base station may identify a data transmission from the UE based on monitoring for and identifying the set of sequences transmitted on the preamble blocks.

MULTI-LAYERED SHEET MATERIAL COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE SUPPORTING WOVEN FABRIC, CROSSWAY ELEMENT COMPRISING SUCH A MULTI-LAYERED SHEET MATERIAL, AND VEHICLE, AIR PASSENGER BRIDGE OR STAIRCASE COMPRISING SUCH A CROSSWAY ELEMENT

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023699

A multi-layered sheet material (1) including a reinforcing support (2) having a polymer coating (3) on at least one side, alternatively on both sides, wherein the reinforcing support (2) includes at least one textile fabric (6), such as a supporting woven fabric (6 a ), wherein the fabric (6), has at least two surface regions (13 a; 13 b; 34 a; 34 b ) that differ from each other in at least one mechanical property, as well as a crossway element, such as a crossway bellows, for components, vehicles, building connections, or for flight passenger bridges or staircase bridges, including at least one such multi-layered sheet material, and a vehicle, a building connection, and a flight passenger or staircase bridge including such a crossway element

BINDING TRAITS TO CASE NODES

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200026736

Case management systems and techniques are disclosed. In various embodiments, for each of a plurality of case nodes comprising a case model a trait definition comprising a corresponding set of traits associated with that case node is received. The respective trait definitions are used to bind each set of traits to the case node with which the set of traits is associated in case instances created based on the case model.

EXTENDING DYNAMIC DETECTION OF MALWARE USING STATIC AND DYNAMIC MALWARE ANALYSES

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200026851

A device receives a software program, performs a dynamic malware analysis of the software program to generate dynamic malware analysis results, and generates a call graph based on the dynamic malware analysis of the software program. The device utilizes, during the dynamic malware analysis of the software program, the call graph to identify an exit of the software program and/or a forced kill of the software program, and performs a static malware analysis of the software program based on identifying the exit of the software program and/or the forced kill of the software program. The device generates static malware analysis results based on performing the static malware analysis of the software program, and combines the dynamic malware analysis results and the static malware analysis results to generate combined malware analysis results. The device performs one or more actions based on the combined malware analysis results.

HEAD UNIT AND LIQUID-DISCHARGING APPARATUS

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023661

A head unit has: a first member in which a pressure chamber that stores a liquid to be discharged from a nozzle is formed; a piezoelectric element disposed on the first member and configured to deform in response to a driving signal; a first substrate disposed on the first member so as to cover the piezoelectric element; an integrated circuit disposed on the first substrate, and configured to supply the driving signal to the piezoelectric element; a second member disposed on the first member, and the second member including a holding chamber configured to hold the liquid, and a heat dissipation opening configured to dissipate heat of the integrated circuit; and a third member formed from a metal, the third member being disposed on the second member. The heat dissipation opening is located between the integrated circuit and the third member.

RECORDING DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023659

A recording device includes a recording unit; an inverting path that inverts a medium that recording has been performed on and sends the medium back to the recording unit; a feeding roller an outer circumferential surface of which is in contact with the medium at both a first position in the inverting path before inverting the medium and a second position in the inverting path after inverting the medium; and a cleaning unit that cleans the outer circumferential surface of the feeding roller; in which the cleaning unit, before a contact portion on the outer circumferential surface of the feeding roller in contact with the medium at the first position reaches the second position with rotation of the feeding roller, is disposed at a position in contact with the contact portion.

Method for Producing an Optoelectronic Component, and Optoelectronic Component

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200028045

A method for producing an optoelectronic component and an optoelectronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment a method includes providing a semiconductor chip having an active region for radiation emission, applying a seed layer on the semiconductor chip, wherein the seed layer includes a first metal and a second metal being different from the first metal, and wherein the second metal is less noble than the first metal, applying a structured photoresist layer directly to the seed layer and applying a solder layer at least to regions of the seed layer which are not covered by the photoresist layer, wherein a ratio of the first metal to the second metal in the seed layer is between 95:5 to 99:1.

EXPANDABLE TISSUE ENGAGEMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200022692

A system and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or disorders or other purposes. In one aspect, the system includes an expandable structure for enhancing engagement with median lobe prostate tissue.

TRANSPARENT DRAWN ARTICLE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023567

The invention relates to a process for the production of a high strength transparent high density polyethylene article comprising the steps of (i) heating a high density polyethylene (HDPE) to a temperature above the melting temperature (T m ) of the HDPE; (ii) molding the heated HDPE obtained in step (i) to form a hot molded HDPE article; (iii) cooling the hot molded HDPE article to a temperature below T m to form a melt-crystallized HDPE article; (iv) stretching the melt-crystallized HDPE article to a total draw ratio of at least 5 comprising at least one stretching step of the article at a temperature T 1 below the melting temperature T m to a draw ratio (DR 1 ) of at least 2 to form an oriented HDPE article, wherein the HDPE has a melt flow index (MFI) measured at 21.6 kg and 190 C. according to ASTM D1238 of at most 1.5 g/I Omin, an isotropic density measured according to ISO 1 183-1 A of at most 0.955 g/cm3 and a T m measured according to ISO 1 1357-3 of greater than 130 C. The invention also relates to high strength transparent HDPE articles and products comprising the high strength transparent HDPE article such as ballistic resistant articles, visors, car parts, train parts, plane parts, windshields, windows and radomes.

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PACKAGE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200027917

A light emitting device package includes a cell array having a first surface and a second surface located opposite to the first surface and including, on a portion of a horizontal extension line of the first surface, semiconductor light emitting units each including a first conductivity type semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second conductivity type semiconductor layer sequentially located on a layer surface including a sidewall of the first conductivity type semiconductor layer; wavelength converting units corresponding respectively to the semiconductor light emitting units and each arranged corresponding to the first conductivity type semiconductor layer; a barrier structure arranged between the wavelength converting units corresponding to the cell array; and switching units arranged in the barrier structure and electrically connected to the semiconductor light emitting units.

ASSISTED DRIVING SYSTEM FOR CLEARANCE GUIDANCE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023834

An assisted driving system can provide forward clearance guidance for a vehicle by using data about an object attached to the vehicle and data about a space in an expected path of travel of the vehicle. The data about the object can be input into the vehicle's data processing systems through a mobile application on a driver's smartphone, and the mobile application can be configured to exchange information with the vehicle's data processing systems through a wired (e.g. USB) or wireless (e.g., Bluetooth) interface.

DIFFERENTIATION OF HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200024578

The present invention provides methods to promote the differentiation of pluripotent stem cells and the products related to or resulting from such methods. In particular, the present invention provides an improved method for the formation of pancreatic hormone expressing cells and pancreatic hormone secreting cells. In addition, the present invention also provides methods to promote the differentiation of pluripotent stem cells without the use of a feeder cell layer and the products related to or resulting from such methods. The present invention also provides methods to promote glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in insulin-producing cells derived from pluripotent stem cells.

Systems and Methods for Monitoring and/or Controlling Wobble-Processing Using Inline Coherent Imaging (ICI)

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023461

A system and method may be used to monitor and/or control material processing where a process beam is moved in a wobble pattern, such as a wobble-welding process. While at least one process beam is moved according to a wobble pattern on a processing site (e.g., a weld site) of a workpiece, an ICI system moves an imaging beam at least partially independently of the process beam to one or more measurement locations on the wobble pattern and obtains ICI measurements (e.g., depth measurements) at those locations. The ICI measurement(s) may be used, for example, to evaluate keyhole and/or melt pool characteristics during a welding process. Although the present application describes wobble welding processes, the systems and methods described herein may also be used with other material processing applications where a laser or other energy beam is wobbled or dithered during processing including, without limitation, additive manufacturing, marking and material removal.

GIMBAL STRUCTURE AND CAMERA ASSEMBLY

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200026163

A camera assembly of a gimbal structure is provided. The camera assembly includes a housing and a camera module disposed inside the housing. The camera assembly also includes a cable disposed inside the housing. The cable includes a first connection end, a second connection end, and a transition segment disposed between and connecting the first connection end and the second connection end. The first connection end is configured to connect with the camera module, the second connection end is configured to connect with an external device located outside of the housing. The transition segment includes a first transition segment disposed bending around a first rotation axis of the gimbal structure. The camera assembly is configured to rotate around the first rotation axis of the gimbal structure.

SEMICONDUCTOR CIRCUIT AND OPERATING METHOD FOR THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200027488

A semiconductor circuit and an operating method for the same are provided. The method includes the following steps. A memory circuit is operated during a first timing to obtain a first memory state signal S1. The memory circuit is operated during a second timing after the first timing to obtain a second memory state signal S2. A difference between the first memory state signal S1 and the second memory state signal S2 is calculated to obtain a state difference signal SD. A calculating is performed to obtain an un-compensated output data signal OD relative with an input data signal ID and the second memory state signal S2. The state difference signal SD and the un-compensated output data signal OD are calculated to obtain a compensated output data signal OD.

STRUCTURE FOR FRONT PART OF VEHICLE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023907

Provided is a structure for a front part of a vehicle, including a vehicle main body, a pair of suspension support portions, and a cowl member connected to the pair of suspension support portions. The cowl member has: an inner part connection portion which has a shape extending continuously in a vehicle width direction between the pair of suspension support portions and which interconnects respective inner parts of the pair of suspension support portions in the vehicle width direction; and a water drain portion which is provided backward of the inner part connection portion in a front-rear direction of the vehicle and drains water toward a side part of the vehicle in the vehicle width direction. The inner part connection portion has a thickness larger than a thickness of the water drain portion.

DATA ENCRYPTION AND DECRYPTION USING NEUROLOGICAL FINGERPRINTS

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200028846

In accordance with one embodiment, a method for securing data is disclosed. The method includes sensing multi-dimensional motion of a body part of a user to generate a multi-dimensional signal; in response to the multi-dimensional signal and user calibration parameters, generating a neuro-mechanical fingerprint; and encrypting data with an encryption algorithm using the neuro-mechanical fingerprint as a key.

TURBINE BLADE

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200024969

An airfoil comprises one or more internal cooling circuits. The cooling circuit can further comprise a near wall cooling mesh, fluidly coupling a supply passage to a mesh plenum. The mesh plenum can be disposed adjacent to the external surface of the airfoil having a plurality of film holes extending between the mesh plenum and the external surface of the airfoil. The mesh plenum can further comprise a cross-sectional area sized to facilitate machining of the film holes without damage to the interior of the airfoil.

Unsupervised Image Segmentation Based on a Background Likelihood Estimation

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200027216

A method for unsupervised image segmentation based on a background likelihood estimation is described herein. The method includes calculating a distance for each pixel in an input image and transforming each distance into a probability of the distance of belonging to a background of an input image or a foreground of the input image. The method also includes transforming each probability into a log likelihood value to form a unary term and minimizing an energy function including the unary term to obtain a set of foreground labels and a set of background labels.

MINI MAGWELL FOR SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOLS OF MULTIPLE CALIBERS

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200025472

An apparatus for extending the magazine well of a firearm has extender body dimensioned to receive a firearm magazine and an expandable securing mechanism coupled to the extender body and selectively expandable against the internal cavity adjacent the magazine well on most firearms. Movement of a driving element in the expandable securing mechanism causes an expandable member thereof to transition from a first unexpanded configuration to a second expanded configuration for frictionally engaging interior surfaces of the internal cavity, and vice versa.

GLOBAL BALANCE USING DYNAMIC MOTION ANALYSIS

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200022758

An exemplary method of determining a surgical spinal correction for a subject using analysis of motion capture images of the subject, which uses the steps of obtaining pre-operative three-dimensional images of a spinal region, obtaining a pre-operative time sequenced set of images of the subject during a movement progression of said subject, calculating in a plurality of the motion capture images, alignment parameters relating to upper and lower body regions of the subject, and determining if any of the calculated alignment parameters are outside their predetermined acceptable ranges in one or more of the images, iteratively adjusting anatomical elements in three-dimensional images until all of the calculated alignment parameters are within their predetermined acceptable ranges; and adjusting spinal anatomy in the three-dimensional images according to the degree of adjustment of spinal parameters in the motion capture images to determine a surgical spinal correction.

Brake Disc Mounting Arrangement

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200025269

An arrangement and method for mounting a brake disc to an axle hub of a vehicle is provided. The arrangement includes wedge-shaped holes at an radially inner region of the brake disc, corresponding wedge-shaped key inserts, a retaining device such as a retaining ring, and mounting devices such as bolts or studs and nuts that pass through the retaining ring and keys to bias the keys against the axle hub. The circumferential sides of the wedge shapes are aligned with radial lines extending from the rotation axis of the axle hub. This arrangement and method provides a simple, robust and easily installed brake disc mounting that minimizes heat transfer between the brake disc and the axle hub and accommodates thermal expansion of the brake disc and the axle hub to minimize thermal expansion-induced stresses to the brake disc.

MAGNETO-CALORIC THERMAL DIODE ASSEMBLY WITH A ROTATING HEAT EXCHANGER

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200025423

A magneto-caloric thermal diode assembly includes a magneto-caloric cylinder. A plurality of thermal stages is stacked along an axial direction between a cold side and a hot side. A heat exchanger includes a cylindrical stator positioned at and in thermal communication with the cold side or the hot side of the plurality of thermal stages. A cylindrical rotor is spaced from the cylindrical stator by a cylindrical gap. The cylindrical rotor is configured to rotate relative to the cylindrical stator about a rotation axis. A shearing liquid zone is defined between a surface of the cylindrical stator that faces the cylindrical gap and a surface of the cylindrical rotor that faces the cylindrical gap when the cylindrical gap is filled with a liquid.

UAV Operation Route Planning Method, UAV Pesticide Spreading Method and Device

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200023973

The present disclosure provides a UAV operation route planning method, a UAV pesticide spreading planning method and device for providing improvements on the operation accuracy of UAV. The UAV operation route method comprises steps of: obtaining a plurality of sub-areas of an operation area of a UAV; exhausting operation orders of the sub-areas and waypoint sequences in each of the sub-areas, respectively; planning routes according to the operation orders of the sub-areas and the waypoint sequences in each of the sub-areas to obtain all routes in the operation area; and determining a route in all the routes having a total voyage meeting a preset constraint condition as an optimal operation route.

5-FLUORO-4-IMINO-3(ALKYL/SUBSTITUTED ALKYL)-1-(ARYLSULFONYL)-3,4-DIHYDROPYRIMIDIN-2(1H)-ONE AND PROCESSES FOR THEIR PREPARATION

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200024238

Provided herein are 5-fluoro-4-imino-3-(alkyl/substituted alkyl)-1-(arylsulfonyl)-3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-one and processes for their preparation which may include the use of an alkali carbonate and an alkylating agent

ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICE AND HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERFACE USING SHORT-TIME TARGET CANCELLATION FOR IMPROVED SPEECH INTELLIGIBILITY

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200027451

An assistive listening device includes a set of microphones including an array arranged into pairs about a nominal listening axis with respective distinct intra-pair microphone spacings, and a pair of ear-worn loudspeakers. Audio circuitry performs arrayed-microphone short-time target cancellation processing including (1) applying short-time frequency transforms to convert time-domain audio input signals into frequency-domain signals for every short-time analysis frame, (2) calculating ratio masks from the frequency-domain signals of respective microphone pairs, wherein the calculation of a ratio mask includes a frequency domain subtraction of signal values of a microphone pair, (3) calculating a global ratio mask from the plurality of ratio masks, and (4) applying the global ratio mask, and inverse short-time frequency transforms, to selected ones of the frequency-domain signals, thereby generating audio output signals for driving the loudspeakers. The circuitry and processing may also be realized in a machine hearing device executing a human-computer interface application.

DOUBLE-TAP EVENT DETECTION DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2020-01-23

Pub Number: US20200026365

Digital signal processing circuitry, in operation, determines, based on accelerometer data, a carry-position of a device. Double-tap detection parameters are set using the determined carry-position. Double-taps are detected using the set double-tap detection parameters. In response to detection of a double-tap, control signals, such as a flag or an interrupt signal, are generated and used to control operation of the device. For example, a device may enter a wake mode of operation in response to detection of a double-tap.