Total 8644 patents for "2020-05-21"

STEM CELL-DERIVED SKIN PRECURSOR CELL CULTURE MEDIUM AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREFOR

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200157500

Provided are a method of preparing a stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cell conditioned medium, the method including: differentiating stem cells to stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cells by culturing the stem cells in a differentiation medium containing ascorbic acid and hydrocortisone; producing a culture of stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cells by culturing the differentiated stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cells in a medium; and recovering the stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cell conditioned medium from the culture of the stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cells, a stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cell conditioned medium prepared by the method, and a method of producing a protein from stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cells, the method including the method of preparing the stem cell-derived epidermal progenitor cell conditioned medium.

METHOD OF AND SYSTEM FOR UPDATING SEARCH INDEX DATABASE

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200159783

A method and a system for updating a search index divided into a plurality of chunks, each chunk including a portion of a plurality of documents, comprising: receiving a request to update a set of documents including deletion of a first subset of documents, computing for each given chunk of a set of chunks, each given chunk including at least one document of the first subset: an active size of a set of active documents, the set of active documents not including the at least one document, a total size, the total size not including the at least one document and a ratio of the active to the total size, duplicating, based on the ratio, a subset of chunks to obtain a subset of candidate chunks, updating the set of documents in the subset of candidate chunks, replacing the subset of chunks with the subset of candidate chunks.

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING BODY CONTACT DOPANT DIFFUSION BLOCKING SUPERLATTICE HAVING REDUCED CONTACT RESISTANCE

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200161430

A semiconductor device may include a semiconductor layer, spaced apart source and drain regions in the semiconductor layer with a channel region extending therebetween, and a gate on the channel region. The semiconductor device may further include a body contact in the semiconductor layer and comprising a body contact dopant diffusion blocking superlattice extending through the body contact to divide the body contact into a first body contact region and an second body contact region with the second body contact region having a same conductivity and higher dopant concentration than the first body contact region. The body contact dopant diffusion blocking superlattice may include a respective plurality of stacked groups of layers, with each group of layers comprising a plurality of stacked base semiconductor monolayers defining a base semiconductor portion, and at least one non-semiconductor monolayer constrained within a crystal lattice of adjacent base semiconductor portions.

SECURE COPROCESSOR ASSISTED HARDWARE DEBUGGING

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200158778

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for implementing debug features on a secure coprocessor to handle communication and computation between a debug tool and a debug target are disclosed. A debug tool generates a graphical user interface (GUI) to display debug information to a user for help in debugging a debug target such as a system on chip (SoC). A secure coprocessor is embedded on the debug target, and the secure coprocessor receives debug requests generated by the debug tool. The secure coprocessor performs various computation tasks and/or other operations to prevent multiple round-trip messages being sent back and forth between the debug tool and the debug target. The secure coprocessor is able to access system memory and determine a status of a processor being tested even when the processor becomes unresponsive.

COLD LEG WRAP

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200155345

A leg wrap has an elongate body portion having an outer layer and an inner layer that define one or more interior spaces configured to receive one or more cold packs. Preferably, the body portion is sized to cover at least a substantial entirety of a length of the user's leg and, when wrapped around the user's leg, to cover at least a substantial entirety of a circumference of the user's leg. In some configurations, multiple sizes of the leg wrap can be provided to suit a range of users. The leg wrap also includes a plurality of retention elements configured to retain the leg wrap in the wrapped orientation on the user's leg.

PILOT SIGNALS

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200162215

Methods and systems for the use of pilot signals are described. Multiple pilot signals (DMRS) may be transmitted within a mini-slot to allow for fast changing channels and long mini-slots. DMRS structures are described which have reduced frequency resource usage.

METHOD FOR PRODUCING MONOMERIC AND MULTIMERIC MOLECULES AND USES THEREOF

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200157183

Herein is reported a method for the production of a polypeptide that is biologically active as n-mer comprising a nucleic acid encoding a fusion polypeptide according to the following formula (B n -CS o -I s -CS p -FC-CS q -I t -CS r -B m ) u , wherein B denotes a polypeptide that is biologically active as n-mer and forms non-defined aggregates/multimers upon expression in the absence of a fused Fc-region, FC denotes a heavy chain Fc-region polypeptide, CS denotes a cleavage site, and I denotes an intervening amino acid sequence, wherein FC does not substantially bind to an Fc-receptor, recovering the fusion polypeptide from the cell or the cultivation medium, optionally cleaving the fusion polypeptide with a protease, and thereby producing a polypeptide that is biologically active as n-mer and forms non-defined aggregates/multimers upon expression in the absence of a fused Fc-region.

Device with an Open Cell Element

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200155728

A medical device comprises an elongated member. The medical device comprises a hole forming surface along a portion of the elongated member. The medical device comprises an open cell element in physical communication with the elongated member. The open cell element is configured to house at least a first portion of a biocompatible substance.

METHOD OF DECREASING ALDEHYDE CONTENT IN A POLYMERIC MATERIAL

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200157311

A method of decreasing aldehyde content in polymeric materials, for example in bottles comprising polyethylene terephthalate, uses a compound (A) which comprises first, second and third fragments which comprise a moiety Fomula A) (A) and a moiety. (Formula B) NH (B).

INTER-SYSTEM HANDOVER AND MULTI-CONNECTIVITY VIA AN INTEGRATED SMALL CELL AND WIFI GATEWAY

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200162969

A system comprises an integrated small cell and WiFi (ISW) gateway (GW). The ISW GW is integrated with a mobility management entity (MME) and serving gateway (SGW) and has interfaces with both a 3GPP access network and a TWAN. The ISW GW operates as a common control gateway and a common user gateway for both LTE networks and TWANs. User equipment (UE) by means of the ISW GW is able to access the capabilities of a packet data network (PDN) through either the LTE network or TWAN. Further, the ISW GW provides for an existing communication connection between a UE and a PDN to be handed over from one of the LTE network or TWAN to the other. Still further, the ISW GW supports simultaneously maintaining two communication paths, one via the LTE network and one via the TWAN, between a UE and a packet network.

VESSEL FOR BREAST MILK COLLECTION, PRESERVATION, TRANSPORTATION, AND DELIVERY

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200155418

A vessel includes an inner container, an outer container, a connector, a cap, and a lid. The outer container includes a first coupler and an outer chamber. The inner container includes a second coupler and an inner chamber to hold a liquid. The inner container is receivable at least partially within the outer chamber. The connector includes a third coupler that is complimentary to the first coupler, and a fourth coupler that is complimentary to the second coupler. When both the first coupler is engaged with the third coupler and the second coupler is engaged with the fourth coupler, the outer chamber is entirely enclosed within a liquid-proof barrier.

AUTOMATED TESTING OF EMERGENCY LIGHTS

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200161893

The subject disclosure relates to power failure simulations, for example to test lighting systems, such as emergency lighting units or lighted signage. In some aspects, a method of the disclosed technology includes steps for receiving an interrupt command, terminating power delivery from a first power supply to a lighting array in response to the interrupt command, and measuring one or more power characteristics of the second power supply. Methods and machine-readable media are also provided.

Method and Compositions for Treating Viral Infection

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200155630

A method of treating viral infection, such as viral infection caused by a virus of the Filoviridae family, Flaviviridae family ( Flavivirus genus), Deltaretrovirus genus, or Togaviriade family is provided. A composition having at least one cardiac glycoside is used to treat viral infection. The composition can further include at least one triterpene. Alternatively, the composition comprises at least one, at least two, or at least three triterpenes.

Optical Assembly for a Compact Wide Field of View Digital Camera with Low First Lens Diameter to Image Diagonal Ratio

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200158995

An optical assembly for a point action camera or other compact digital camera having a wide field of view, includes multiple lens elements, including at least one lens element that has an aspheric lens surface. The optical assembly is configured to provide a field of view in excess of 120 degrees. The optical assembly includes a ratio of a diameter of a first lens element at the object end of the optical assembly to an image diagonal is less than approximately 3.

LIPSTICK ARRANGEMENT

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200154853

A lipstick arrangement including a casing and a protective covering. The casing including a first part including a carrier at a bottom region, a second part and a protruding element attached to the second part. Lipstick bullet is mounted on the carrier and has an elongate shape including a sloping top portion. The carrier is operatively coupled to the first part and the second part and the carrier is arranged to move in an axial direction relative to the second part in response to the first part being rotated relative to the second part. The protective covering covers the first part of the casing when applied to the casing. The lipstick bullet when completely unscrewed is exposed in such a way that the sloping top portion of the lipstick bullet faces substantially oppositely to the protruding element.

SINGLE-SIDED WELDING HEAD

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200156180

Described herein is a single-sided welding head including a first welding electrode and a second welding electrode, where the first and second welding electrodes are carried by a body of said welding head. The first welding electrode is movable relative to the body of said welding head at least along a first coordinate of motion. The second welding electrode is movable relative to the body of said welding head at least along a second coordinate of motion; where said first coordinate of motion is a coordinate of angular motion that develops about a first axis of rotation, and said second coordinate of motion is a coordinate of linear motion that develops along a first axis of translation.

System and Method for Localizing Vehicle

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200158518

The present disclosure relates to a system and a method for localizing a vehicle. A vehicle terminal acquires location information of a vehicle and transmits the acquired location information to the mobile terminal, then determines whether the vehicle enters a poor reception quality zone where a reception of a satellite signal is poor. Then, the vehicle terminal, when the vehicle enters the poor reception quality zone, receives map information of the poor reception quality zone transmitted from the mobile terminal, and corrects a current location of the vehicle using the map information of the poor reception quality zone.

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING SPACERS

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200159057

A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; a gate line provided in a first direction on the first substrate; a data line insulated from the gate line and provided in a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction; a sub-spacer overlapping the data line and provided in a bar shape extending in the second direction; a second substrate overlapping the first substrate; and a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the sub-spacer includes a separation region from which a part of the sub-spacer is removed.

EFFICIENT DEFECT LOCALIZATION/SEGMENTATION FOR SURFACE DEFECT INSPECTION

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200160083

A computer implemented method for surface defect inspection that includes recording an optical image of a surface including a defect; converting the optical image including the defect into a heat map; extracting a region of interest including the defect from the heat map; and comparing the region of interest including the defect from the heat map to a binary classification model using a sliding window based voting mechanism to determine if the defect is greater than or less than a threshold failure value.

AUXILIARY SNOW MOVING MEMBERS AND SNOW REMOVAL MACHINES HAVING AT LEAST ONE AUXILIARY SNOW MOVING MEMBER

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200157755

Described herein are snow removal machines having at least one auxiliary snow moving member. According to some embodiments, the snow removal machines comprise: an auger assembly for directing snow rearwards to be received by a discharge chute, the auger assembly having auger blade(s) coupled to an auger axle for rotation therewith about a first axis defined by the auger axle; an auxiliary snow moving assembly for directing snow rearwards to be received by the discharge chute, the auxiliary snow moving assembly having snow moving member(s) coupled to an auxiliary axle for rotation therewith about a second axis defined by the auxiliary axle, wherein the auxiliary axle is lower and rearwards of the auger axle towards the discharge chute; and an auxiliary drive assembly configured to rotationally couple the auxiliary axle to the auger axle such that rotation of the auxiliary axle is driven by rotation of the auger axle.

Automated High-Throughput Seed Sampler And Methods Of Sampling, Testing And Bulking Seeds

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200154628

An automated method for operating an automated seed sampling system having a seed loading station, a seed transport subsystem, and a seed sampling station generally includes sensing whether individual seeds are successfully isolated from a bulk of seeds at the seed loading station, and sensing whether the isolated seeds are properly positioned by the seed transport subsystem adjacent the seed sampling station in preparation for removing tissue from the isolated seeds. In some aspects, the method further includes analyzing the tissue removed from the seeds for presence or absence of at least one characteristic, and selecting seeds based on presence or absence of the at least one characteristic.

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200162173

A signal is transmitted and received between a base station device and a communication terminal device that are included in a communication system, through a multi-element antenna including a plurality of antenna elements. At least one of the base station device and the communication terminal device includes a PHY processing unit that is a calibration unit that performs calibration of phases and amplitudes of beams formed by the antenna elements when the signal is transmitted and received. The PHY processing unit obtains a correction value for the phases and the amplitudes of the beams in the respective antenna elements so that the phases and the amplitudes of the beams are identical among the antenna elements, and performs the calibration based on the obtained correction value.

Method And Apparatus Of Collaborative Video Processing Through Learned Resolution Scaling

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200162789

In a collaborative video processing method and system, a high resolution video input is optionally downscaled to a low resolution video using a down-sampling filter, followed by an end-to-end video coding system to encode the low resolution video for streaming over the Internet. The original high resolution is obtained at the client end by upscaling the low resolution video using a deep learning based high resolution scaling model, which can be trained in a pre-defined progressive order with low resolution videos having different compression parameters and downscaling factors.

LETTUCE VARIETY 41-950 RZ

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200154664

The present invention relates to a Lactuca sativa seed designated 41-950 RZ. The present invention also relates to a Lactuca sativa plant produced by growing the 41-950 RZ seed. The invention further relates to methods for producing the lettuce cultivar, represented by lettuce variety 41-950 RZ.

FOOTWEAR BLADDER SYSTEM

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200154825

A sole structure for an article of footwear includes a midsole with a bladder system having a forefoot region, a midfoot region, and a heel region. The bladder system defines a first sealed chamber retaining fluid as a first cushioning layer, the first sealed chamber extending over the forefoot region, the midfoot region, and the heel region. The bladder system further defines multiple discreet sealed chambers retaining fluid in isolation from one another, each of the multiple discreet chambers disposed at one side of the first sealed chamber, and fluidly isolated from the first sealed chamber.

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH A MOUNTING MEMBER

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200161806

An electrical connector comprises an insulative module loaded with terminals therein and a mounting member. The insulative module defines a pair of panel-supporting surface at each opposite end thereof, and a cavity going through one panel-supporting face. The mounting member comprises a board main receiving in the cavity and an operating portion projecting outwards. The insulative module defines a pair of elastic arms slanting into the cavity and each slates away from the panel-supporting face. The board main defines a pair of locking recesses at opposite edges thereof. The elastic arms are locked with the locking recesses in condition that the mounting member slides upwards beyond the panel-supporting faces.

DOCUMENT PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200159985

A computer-implemented method comprises storing a plurality of construction project specification documents in a data storage system. The method further comprises, for each of the plurality of construction project specification documents, extracting a plurality of blocks of text from the document, extracting formatting information for the document based on the extracted text blocks, generating a location descriptor for each of the text blocks based on the formatting information, the location descriptor indicating the location of the text block within the document, determining the type of text contained in each of the text blocks, and storing the location descriptor and the type of text contained in the text block for each of the text blocks.

STABILIZER WHEEL ASSEMBLY AND METHODS OF USE

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200156683

Included is a stabilizer wheel assembly that may assist in stabilizing a medical device during a medical procedure. A medical device may comprise a body; and a plurality of stabilizer wheel assemblies coupled to the body, wherein the stabilizer wheel assemblies each comprise a motor assembly and a stabilization leg, wherein the motor assembly is configured to drive the stabilization leg onto a contact surface to stabilize the body.

ROLLER DEVICE AND DISHWASHER INCLUDING THE SAME

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200154976

A roller device having improved rolling performance and a dishwasher including the same. The dishwasher includes a cabinet including a washing tub, a basket provided inside the washing tub, a shaft unit coupled to the basket and including a shaft, a plurality of balls rotating along an outer circumferential surface of the shaft, and a roller rotatably coupled to the shaft and including a plurality of seating portions spaced apart from each other to seat the plurality of balls, wherein at least one of the plurality of seating portions receives two or more of the plurality of balls.

SUPPORT FOR MOBILE DEVICE

Pub Date: 2020-05-21

Pub Number: US20200162593

A support for a mobile device which is provided on a mounted portion of a mobile device or a case of the mobile device to support the mobile device, includes: a fixing portion provided on the mounted portion; an extending portion extended while being drawn in or out in a longitudinal direction; a rotating portion provided between the fixing portion and the extending portion to relatively rotate the fixing portion; and an end support portion rotatably provided at an end of the extending portion.