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 Method to estimate and compensate for nlos bias in time difference of arrival estimate patent thumbnailMethod to estimate and compensate for nlos bias in time difference of arrival estimate
Devices, systems, and method for compensating for non-line-of-sight (“nlos”) bias in time difference of arrival (“tdoa”) estimates between a first anchor and a second anchor in a network having an obstacle in the line-of-sight therebetween are provided. The systems and methods include transmitting a first packet from a first anchor; indirectly receiving the first packet by a second anchor, then transmitting a second packet by the second anchor; indirectly receiving the second packet by the first anchor; and receiving the first packet and the second packet by a mobile node.
Red Point Positioning Corporation


 Image processing device and auto white balancing method patent thumbnailImage processing device and auto white balancing method
An auto white balancing method for image data includes calculating block variances for the image data and selecting blocks having a block variance higher than a block variance value. The method further includes selecting patches included in a gray zone defined at a color space, applying a corresponding block variance as a weight to the patches of the gray zone, adjusting a first mean value at the color space, and selecting first patch candidates belong to a first distribution at a luminance domain from among patches selected with reference to the adjusted first mean value.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method and  viewing and filtering media content patent thumbnailMethod and viewing and filtering media content
Embodiments of the present invention relate to viewing and filtering media content. In one embodiment, the invention is a system for networking based redirecting of content, including but not limited to, media files, electronic documents, application data, on-demand data, and live-streamed data.
Yiptv, Inc.


 Coaxial barrel fittings and couplings with ground establishing traveling sleeves patent thumbnailCoaxial barrel fittings and couplings with ground establishing traveling sleeves
Barrel connectors, a right angled adaptor and a single ended fitting include at least one axially displaceable traveling sleeve for insuring electrical continuity with coaxial connector, nominally an f-connector. Each barrel connector described comprises a rigid, metallic hollow body housing an internal contact tube.
Perfectvision Manufacturing, Inc.


 Strained stacked nanowire field-effect transistors (fets) patent thumbnailStrained stacked nanowire field-effect transistors (fets)
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device comprises epitaxially growing a plurality of silicon layers and compressively strained silicon germanium (sige) layers on a substrate in a stacked configuration, wherein the silicon layers and compressively strained sige layers are alternately stacked on each other starting with a silicon layer on a bottom of the stacked configuration, patterning the stacked configuration to a first width, selectively removing a portion of each of the silicon layers in the stacked configuration to reduce the silicon layers to a second width less than the first width, forming an oxide layer on the compressively strained sige layers of the stacked configuration, wherein forming the oxide layer comprises fully oxidizing the silicon layers so that portions of the oxide layer are formed in place of each fully oxidized silicon layer, and removing part of the oxide layer while maintaining at least part of the portions of the oxide layer formed in place of each fully oxidized silicon layer, wherein the compressively strained sige layers are anchored to one another and a compressive strain is maintained in each of the compressively strained sige layers.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


 Semiconductor device patent thumbnailSemiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes a radiation base having a plurality of dents formed and overlapped with each other in the rear surface thereof. The dents in the rear surface of the radiation base are formed by performing a shot peening process on the rear surface of the radiation base.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.


 Controllable electronic switch patent thumbnailControllable electronic switch
A controllable electronic switch for, e.g., controlling power distribution comprises a deformable member such as a bimetal arm that can be deformed to break an electrical path. The deformable member may be anchored at one end and in controllable contact with an electrical conductor at the other end.
I/o Controls Corporation


 Virtual place-located anchor patent thumbnailVirtual place-located anchor
A method is disclosed that includes receiving an instruction to generate a virtual place-located anchor at a virtual location that is world-locked. Data items from a target data source are received.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Profile searching and matching system patent thumbnailProfile searching and matching system
A system and method for searching electronic profile data of people or other entities in an organization, and identifying people whose profiles have selected values associated with selected fields matching the corresponding selected values and fields of an anchor profile for the purpose of discovering commonalities between profiles.. .
Neudesic, Llc


 Image-based feature detection using edge vectors patent thumbnailImage-based feature detection using edge vectors
Techniques are provided in which a plurality of edges are detected within a digital image. An anchor point located along an edge of the plurality of edges is selected.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc


System and analyzing popularity of one or more user defined topics among the big data

A method to analyze popularity of user defined topics by identifying correlations between grams contained in user identified anchor documents and the grams contained in raw documents is provided. The method includes following steps: (a) a user input data that includes (i) user identified topics for user identified subject matter, (ii) user identified topical anchor documents, and (iii) a plurality of user identified raw documents internet source with respective source addresses; (b) the raw document sources is accessed using the source addresses to retrieve and store data in a database; (c) grams and gram document dictionaries together with gram values for each topical anchor document and raw document are identified and stored; and (d) the grams in each of the topical anchor documents against the grams in all the raw documents are analyzed to determine a relative popularity of the topical anchor documents..

Trail camera mounting system

A two-piece mounting system for a trail camera has a support with a fitting that is placed high in a tree on a tree branch. The support with an auger anchor is driven into the tree branch with an extension pole equipped with a companion fitting.
Spy High Llc

Apparatus and prepairing culverts and pipes

An apparatus and method for repairing a damaged host pipe, such as a culvert or other conduit. A trough is positioned over the invert of the host pipe and a longitudinally successive series of ribs are positioned and expanded against the interior of the damaged host pipe and against the trough, the rib having one or more segments and a pair of circumferentially successive flaps hinged together.

Method for connecting a bottom pipe and a riser pipe

A facility and a method for connecting a bottom submarine pipe (14) and a riser submarine pipe. The riser submarine pipe has an upstream end (62) with a fitting (66) on the end thereof, while the bottom submarine pipe (14) has a downstream end (46) provided with a connecting end piece (50).
Technip France

Transportation and installation of elongate subsea elements

A method of handling a discrete elongate subsea element of determinate length, such as a spool of rigid pipe is disclosed. The method includes shortening a tensile chord system acting on longitudinally-spaced locations on the element to apply longitudinally-compressive forces to the element.
Subsea 7 Limited

Synthetic rope socket

A device and method for the end termination of a braided synthetic rope, with a tapered wedge seated inside a wedge socket free of sharp edges, with a screw-on cap at the top of the wedge socket with an eye for attachment for connecting links, slots in the wedge for receiving unbraided individual strands of a braided synthetic rope. In addition, the device includes a spring and a steel plunger to be inserted in the screw-on cap to assist in holding the wedge securely in place once it is installed in the wedge socket.
Washington Chain & Supply, Inc.

Constant force downhole anchor tool

A downhole tool anchor is disclosed. In one implementation, a downhole anchor tool may include a housing, an axial drive in the housing, a rack connected to the axial drive, a pinion in the housing, the pinion having teeth that engage teeth on the rack, a gear tube within the pinion, the gear tube having internal threads, a slip rod having external threads that engage the internal threads within the gear tube, and a radial bearing coupled to the gear tube, the radial bearing having a slip rod alignment member that prevents the slip rod from free spinning in the gear tube..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Bi-fold door latch assembly and floor anchor assembly

A bi-fold door is opened with a lift assembly having a plurality of straps attached to power driven lift drums. A latch assembly retains the closed bi-fold door secure to side columns of a building.

Door chain device

A door chain assembly comprising a chain and an anchor plate. The anchor plate comprises a back plate and a chain-receiving plate and the chain-receiving plate extends from the back plate.

Anchor device positioning and plumbing tool and methods related thereto

Featured are devices and methods for positioning an anchoring device (e.g., bolt, stud) when cast in place in concrete so as to leave the anchoring device plumb. Such methods include securing one end of an anchor plumbing tool having a leveling mechanism to the anchoring device and manipulating another portion of the plumbing tool until the leveling mechanism indicates that the anchoring mechanism is plumb.

Retention apparatus, system and method

A retention apparatus, system and method for attaching a cross member with an anchor assembly to a latch assembly of a top block and clamp assembly secured to a wall, roof or other structure. The retention system is useful to prevent snow, ice and other objects from sliding off a roof.
Pmc Industries, Inc.

Anchoring system & use

An anchoring system is disclosed, having an anchor where one end is plurality of prongs configured to expand and retain a substrate when engaged by a threaded rod pin and the other end is a partially threaded opening configured to engage the threaded rod pin. The threaded rod pin has a section of exterior threading that will engage with both the coupler and the anchor.

Replaceable mounting reducing elements

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to an apparatus including a drum rotatable about an axis of rotation and a support mount secured to the drum. The apparatus includes a support mount defining first and second fastener openings and first and second anchor openings.
Vermeer Manufacturing Company

Conforming securement articles and methods of use

An article for securing an object to a surface is provided. The article comprises a conformable backing having top and bottom major surfaces and a perimeter edge, an adhesive coated on at least a portion of the bottom major surface of the backing, and a self-supporting carrier releasably adhered to the top major surface of the backing, the carrier having spaced-apart first and second sections, each section having a central edge.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Systems and methods for removing finely dispersed particulate matter from a fluid stream

The invention includes methods of removing particulate matter from potash tailings fluid comprising providing an activating material capable of being affixed to the particulate matter, affixing the activating material to the particulate matter to form an activated particle, providing an anchor particle and a tethering material capable of being affixed to the anchor particle; and attaching the tethering material to the anchor particle and the activated particle to form a removable complex in the potash tailings fluid. The invention also includes providing an activating material capable of being affixed to the particulate matter in the potash tailings fluid; affixing the activating material to the particulate matter to form an activated particle; providing an anchor particle and enveloping it with an enveloping agent to form an enveloped anchor particle capable of attaching to the activated particle; and combining the enveloped anchor particle with the activated particle to form a removable complex..
Soane Mining, Llc

Torsion bar and lift assist for pivotally mounted vehicle bumpers incorporating same

A lift assist for a bumper pivotally mounted to a vehicle frame for movement between a normally closed upright position and a forwardly projecting open position is disclosed. The bumper may be an animal protection bumper fitted to a heavy duty truck.
Magnum Trailer And Equipment Inc.

Vehicle anchor system for juvenile seat base

A child restraint includes a seat-support frame adapted to set on a passenger seat and retained on the passenger seat using an anchor belt. A juvenile seat included in the child restraint is configured to be mounted in a stationary position on the seat-support frame.
Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc.

Liquid ejecting apparatus

A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a head unit 16 capable of ejecting a liquid from a nozzle 27 provided in a nozzle surface 22a of a nozzle plate 22, an anchoring plate 17 in which the head unit 16 is anchored and that is provided with an opening region 17a that exposes the nozzle surface 22, and a wiper member 12 that wipes an anchoring plate exposed-surface 17b located on the opposite side of the head unit 16 of the anchoring plate 17 and the nozzle surface 22a. When an angle of contact between the nozzle surface 22a and the liquid is taken as θn, an angle of contact between the anchoring plate exposed-surface 17b and the liquid is taken as θs, and an angle of contact between the wiper member 12 and the liquid is taken as θw, the relationship θn>θs>θw>90° is fulfilled..

Sanding pad anchor for use with a detachable sanding head

A novel device for attaching a sanding pad to the detachable sanding head of a multi-use power tool is disclosed. An anchor is provided which mates with a recess in the face of the sanding head of a multi-use power tool.

Collapsible gym equipment

A portable bodyweight exercise device is disclosed, which collapses into a neat and compact folded slate. The device is simple to use, relatively inexpensive, an is self-contained and useful in virtually any environment and without need of other materials or conditions.
Porta-gym Limited

Weight apparatus including weight adjustment arrangement

A weight apparatus includes a bar including a handle rotatably attached to an anchorage. The anchorage includes a body and at least one radially extendable and retractable pin, the pin being movable relative to the body between an innermost position and an outermost position.
Personality Gym Ab

Weight apparatus including weight adjustment arrangement

A weight apparatus includes a bar including a handle, an anchorage rotatably mounted to an end of the handle, the handle and the anchorage having an axially extending opening, a pinion gear rotatably mounted in the axially extending opening, a rod slidably disposed inside the axially extending opening and having a rack arranged to be moved axially relative to the axially extending opening upon rotation of the pinion gear, and a gear drive arrangement for rotating the pinion gear upon rotation of the handle relative to the anchorage.. .
Personality Gym Ab

Tube-cut helical fixation anchor for electrotherapy device

An implantable medical device is disclosed herein and can be in the form of an implantable medical lead or a leadless pulse generator. The implantable medical device includes a body, at least one electrode and a tube-cut helical fixation anchor.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Intracameral sustained release therapeutic agent implants

Described herein are intracameral implants including at least one therapeutic agent for treatment of at least one ocular condition. The implants described herein are not anchored to the ocular tissue, but rather are held in place by currents and gravity present in the anterior chamber of an eye.
Allergan, Inc.

Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates

An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer, an elastomeric film attached to the cover layer, the elastomeric film having two surfaces and a skin on at least one of the surfaces, and an adhesive disposed between the skin and the cover layer.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Devices and methods for anchoring a sheath in a tissue cavity

According to some embodiments of the invention, an anchoring system includes a sleeve having an inner surface defining a first lumen, a first annular sealing mechanism disposed at a proximal end of the sleeve, and a second annular sealing mechanism disposed at a distal end of the sleeve. The anchoring system further includes a pressure tube in fluid connection with an outer surface of the sleeve, a sheath in mechanical connection with the sleeve, the sheath forming a second lumen, the second lumen being in fluid connection with the first lumen, and open-cell foam disposed on the outer surface of the sleeve.
Savage Medical, Inc.

Hinge for a brace

A hinge for a brace comprises a tensioning element such as an inelastic cord for applying a restorative force to the hinge. A tensioning mechanism, preferably a hydraulic spring, tensions the cord as the hinge is moved from a rest position to a loaded condition.
Spring Loaded Technology Incorporated

Knee supporter

A knee joint supporter includes a first anchor having a loop face, a main body including second anchor, first supporting and second supporting, connections joining the anchors and connecting the first anchor and main body, a first engaging joined to the second supporting and having a hook face to stick to the loop face, a second engaging joined to the first anchor and having a hook face to stick to the loop face, and a third engaging joined to the first supporting and having a hook face to the loop face. The first anchor fastens around a thigh of a wear.
Dmchain Cooperative

Variable radial stiffness and variable diameter intraluminal device

The present disclosure describes intraluminal support devices having high radial stiffness regions with smaller diameter and low radial stiffness regions with larger diameter. When deployed to the vasculature of a patient in need of treatment, the high radial stiffness region is sized such that it has approximately the diameter of the vessel in need of treatment, so that it produces substantially zero chronic radial force when the vessel is not being subjected to external compression.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Implant anchoring device

An anchor for securing an implant within bone. In one embodiment, the anchor is used to aid in securing an acetabular cup within an acetabulum.

Systems and methods for deploying a cardiac anchor

A heart implant alignment and delivery device includes an elongate body having an opening that is disposed near a distal end of the elongate body. The opening is configured so that a heart implant is positionable within the opening with the heart implant exposed to a surrounding environment and so that the heart implant is substantially aligned with the distal end of the elongate body.
Bioventrix, Inc.

Implant device and implantation kit

An implant device (v), such as a heart valve, for implantation in an animal body includes an annular structure and one or more elongated anchoring members deployable to a deployed condition for insertion into an animal body. The anchoring members are retractable from the deployed condition to a rolled up condition wherein the anchoring members protrude radially out from the annular structure of the device (v) to provide anchoring to a body structure (as) of an animal.
Sorin Group Italia S.r.l.

Hydro-mechanical autografting tool and use

Methods and tools for expanding a precursor hole in a host material to receive an anchor or fixture. The precursor hole is enlarged by a rotary tool having helical flutes and interposed lands.
Huwais Ip Holding Llc

Systems for deploying knotless suture anchoring clamps

Suture locking clamps for securing prostheses such as heart valves or annuloplasty rings with sutures and without knots improve the ease of implantation. The clamps have opposed clamp halves separated by a slot opening to one side and surrounded by a biasing member such as one or more c-clip springs.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Knotless suture anchor and methods of use

Various devices, systems and methods for knotless suturing of tissue are disclosed. These devices allow sutures to be anchored to bone, and more specifically provide a suture anchor which eliminates the need for knotting the suture.
The Foundry, Llc

Devices, systems, and methods for attaching soft tissue to bone tissue

A suture anchoring device for fixing a soft tissue to a bone tissue is disclosed that enables the exchange of sutures between anchors after implantation. The suture anchoring device may include a body that is inserted into the bone tissue, a suture exchange fitting situation within a passage formed within the body, and one or more pre-loaded sutures looped through the suture exchange fitting and projecting proximally from a proximal opening formed in the body.
Stabilynx, Inc.

Devices and methods for closing openings in body tissue

Devices and methods for closing openings in body tissue. Includes a delivery device for delivering a body tissue connecting device; a body tissue connecting device; methods using thereof; tissue connecting elements (for example, as a form of tissue suture anchors); and applications thereof, such as for closing openings in body tissue, for example, associated with cuts, incisions, or other soft tissue discontinuities..
Saturix Ltd.

Suture anchor

A suture anchor includes a generally circular body, a pair of wings, a filament, and center opening formed through the circular body. The circular body includes an outer diameter and an inner diameter bounding the center opening, and defines a generally vertical centerline and a vertical tangential plane.
Suture Armor Llc

Bone conduction device including a balanced electromagnetic actuator having radial and axial air gaps

A bone conduction device configured to couple to an abutment of an anchor system anchored to a recipient's skull. The bone conduction device includes a vibrating electromagnetic actuator configured to vibrate in response to sound signals received by the bone conduction device, and a coupling apparatus configured to attach the bone conduction device to the abutment so as to impart to the recipient's skull vibrations generated by the vibrating electromagnetic actuator.

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness. In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is provided, comprising acts of: identifying an anchor value x from the first digital interaction; identifying a first plurality of past digital interactions from which the anchor value x was previously observed, wherein each past digital interaction of the first plurality of past digital interactions has associated therewith a respective sameness score; select a second plurality of past digital interactions from the first plurality of past digital interactions based at least in part on the respective sameness scores; generating a profile for the anchor value x based on the second plurality of past digital interactions; and determining a biometric score for the first digital interaction..
Nudata Security Inc.

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness. In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is provided, comprising acts of: identifying an anchor value x from the digital interaction; identifying, in a record of the digital interaction, a data structure associated with an anchor type t of the anchor value, wherein a plurality of anchor values of the anchor type t are divided into a plurality of buckets of anchor values; identifying a bucket b of the plurality of buckets of anchor values, wherein the anchor value x falls into the bucket b; and operating on the data structure associated with the anchor type t to indicate that at least one anchor value from the bucket b has been observed in connection with the digital interaction..
Nudata Security Inc.

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness. In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is provided, comprising acts of: detecting a plurality of digital interactions at different points in time; for each digital interaction of the plurality of digital interactions: identifying from the digital interaction an anchor value x of an anchor type t; and updating a profile of the anchor value x..
Nudata Security Inc.

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness

Systems and methods for matching and scoring sameness. In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is provided, comprising acts of: identifying a plurality of first-degree anchor values from the first digital interaction, wherein the plurality of first-degree anchor values comprise first-degree anchor values x and y; accessing a profile of the first-degree anchor value x, wherein: the profile of the first-degree anchor value x comprises a plurality of sets of second-degree anchor values; and each set of the plurality of sets of second-degree anchor values corresponds to a respective anchor type and comprises one or more second-degree anchor values of that anchor type; determining how closely the first-degree anchor values x and y are associated; and generating an association score indicative of how closely the plurality of first-degree anchors are associated, based at least in part on how closely the first-degree anchor values x and y are associated..
Nudata Security Inc.

Mobile gateway redundancy with active standby

A local mobility anchor (lma) connected to a network receives session requests sent by first and second gateways on behalf of a mobile node seeking to establish a mobility session with the network. The lma selects, based on a gateway selection criterion, either a first or a second gateway as active for actively handling the mobility session and the other gateway as standby.
Cisco Technology, Inc.





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