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01/22/15
20150026781
 Secure elements broker (seb) for application communication channel selector optimization patent thumbnailnew patent Secure elements broker (seb) for application communication channel selector optimization
Systems and methods for managing concurrent secure elements on a mobile device to coordinate with an application or “app” running on the mobile device and an appropriate communications protocol for conducting transactions using the mobile device include: informing, by the processor, the reader device of a preferred app and a communication protocol usable by the preferred app; receiving, by the processor, information about which apps and communication protocols are supported by a reader for processing a transaction; locating, by the processor, a secure element supporting an app and a communication protocol supported by the reader; channeling the communication protocol for the specific configuration of the app and the supporting secure element; activating the secure element that supports the app; and processing, with the activated secure element, using the supported app and communication channel, the transaction with the reader.. .
Ebay Inc.
01/22/15
20150026742
 A method and an  processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service patent thumbnailnew patent A method and an processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service
A method of processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service at a transmitter is disclosed. The method comprises generating an parameter table containing metadata about applications and interactive broadcast events targeted to the applications, dividing the parameter table into a plurality of parameter blocks, inserting each of the parameter blocks into each of a plurality of parameter table sections, generating a trigger which is a signaling element to identify signaling and establish timing of playout of the interactive broadcast events, inserting the trigger into a closed caption channel of the broadcast signal, transmitting the broadcast signal including the closed caption channel and a specific channel carrying the plurality of parameter table sections, wherein the trigger includes location information specifying a location of the parameter table in the broadcast signal..
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150026730
 Parameterized services descriptor for advanced television services patent thumbnailnew patent Parameterized services descriptor for advanced television services
A method, computer program, reception apparatus, and information providing apparatus for accessing or providing access to content. The method includes receiving a transport stream from a content provider.
Sony Corporation
01/22/15
20150026670
 Decision tree ensemble compilation patent thumbnailnew patent Decision tree ensemble compilation
In one embodiment, a decision tree is evaluated in interpreted mode while statistics are collected. The decision tree is then represented as source code, and each decision in the decision tree is annotated with instructions determined based on the collected statistics.
Facebook, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026668
 System and  translating business application functions into dbms internal programming language procedures patent thumbnailnew patent System and translating business application functions into dbms internal programming language procedures
A system and method for generating a database management system (dbms) internal program language function from a foreign program language function. The method includes loading the foreign function into a dbms server, an internal program module unit, examining the foreign function to determine whether the foreign function is annotated for translation, if annotated determining if the foreign function is translated into an internal program language function and executing the internal program language function, else compiling the foreign function into an internal function.
01/22/15
20150026559
 Information extraction and annotation  documents patent thumbnailnew patent Information extraction and annotation documents
Information extraction and annotation systems and methods for use in annotating and determining annotation instances are provided herein. Exemplary methods include receiving annotated documents, the annotated documents comprising annotated fields, analyzing the annotated documents to determine contextual information for each of the annotated fields, determining discriminative sequences using the contextual information, generating a proposed rule or a feature set using the discriminative sequences and annotated fields, and providing the proposed rule or the feature set to a document annotator..
Recommind, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026556
 Systems and methods for extracting table information from documents patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for extracting table information from documents
Systems and methods for extracting table information from documents are provided herein. Exemplary methods may include annotating a document with annotations that identify table cell data included therein, generating a candidate table for each of a plurality of table models using the annotated table cell data, scoring each of the candidate tables, selecting a highest scoring candidate table, and annotating the highest scoring table to produce a final table..
Recommind, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026544
 Method and  ldpc transmission over a channel bonded link patent thumbnailnew patent Method and ldpc transmission over a channel bonded link
A particular overall architecture for transmission over a bonded channel system consisting of two interconnected moca (multimedia over coax alliance) 2.0 socs (systems on a chip) and a method and apparatus for the case of a “bonded” channel network. With a bonded channel network, the data is divided into two segments, the first of which is transported over a primary channel and the second of which is transported over a secondary channel..
Entropic Communications, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026526
 Techniques for testing enclosure management controller using backplane initiator patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques for testing enclosure management controller using backplane initiator
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a backplane initiator for testing enclosure management controller. The backplane initiator includes: an initiator board and an initiator control application.
American Megatrends, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026473
 Verifying privacy of web real-time communications (webrtc) media channels via corresponding webrtc data channels, and related methods, systems, and computer-readable media patent thumbnailnew patent Verifying privacy of web real-time communications (webrtc) media channels via corresponding webrtc data channels, and related methods, systems, and computer-readable media
Verification of privacy of web real-time communications (webrtc) media channels via corresponding webrtc data channels, and related methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed. In this regard, in one embodiment, a method for verifying privacy of a webrtc media channel comprises establishing the webrtc media channel between first and second webrtc clients using a keying material.
Avaya Inc.
01/22/15
20150026356
new patent

Push notification middleware


Embodiments relate to push notification middleware. A system includes a computer processor and a mobile platform server executable by the computer processor.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026237
new patent

Push notification via file sharing service synchronization


Embodiments relate to push notification via file sharing service synchronization. A system includes a computer processor and a mobile platform server executable by the computer processor.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150026218
new patent

System and automated document linking


The various implementations of the present invention are provided as a network computer system configured to allow for automated document linking. A group of documents can be collected into a “case” where the case is a document collection containing electronic images and metadata associated with each image.
01/22/15
20150026009
new patent

Contextual based wifi applicaiton


The invention relates to electronic communication between entities via a transient contextual interaction channel (tcic) that mirrors the real world nature of the short term interaction between two or more entities such as a consumer and business. The invention employs a mobile phone and a cloud based information system that is a real-time representation of a user's daily interaction with vendors and which provides users with the ability to acquire and respond to structured data concerning these activities..
Smartzeit, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025988
new patent

Electronic wave payments


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for completing a transaction using a wireless mobile communication channel and another communication channel, particularly another communication channel that provides for near field radio channels (nfc), as well as other communication channels, such as bluetooth or wifi. The present invention also provides a method of completing a transaction in which a management server assists a transaction server and a point of sale terminal in forwarding transaction information to a hand-held mobile device, with the transaction having originated from the hand-held mobile device.
01/22/15
20150025984
new patent

Method for making orders without wired or wireless connection and without in person contact


An application for coding and decoding an order of product or service can be installed in a handheld device, such as a mobile phone or a tablet device, to help make an order with no need of talking with a clerk at the store. This application, after receiving the order, is able to convert the received order into a code, wherein the code may be a conventional bar code or a matrix bar code which is capable of storing more information.
01/22/15
20150025969
new patent

Multisystem interface for roaming self-checkout


An interface device fits between a point-of-sale terminal and a peripheral element, for example, the upc scanner, to permit a rapid checkout of groceries or the like by simulating rapid scanning of a stored grocery list accumulated by a consumer in a roaming checkout through the store. The consumer scans items as he or she shops to create the stored grocery list.
Fetch Rewards, Llc
01/22/15
20150025788
new patent

Systems, apparatus, and methods for acquisition and use of image data


Systems and methods for mapping. In one version mapping can be carried out.
Sadar 3d, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025717
new patent

Communication system for a rail vehicle and communicating with a rail vehicle


A communication system for a vehicle includes a transceiver assembly, a selection module, and a monitoring module. The transceiver assembly selectively communicates a data signal over a plurality of communication channels.
General Electric Company
01/22/15
20150025668
new patent

Computational process control


The present invention provides a number of innovations in the area of computational process control (cpc). Cpc offers unique diagnostic capability during chip manufacturing cycle by analyzing temporal drift of a lithography apparatus/ process, and provides a solution towards achieving performance stability of the lithography apparatus/process.
Asml Netherlands B.v.
01/22/15
20150025623
new patent

System and cardiac valve repair and replacement


A method of delivering a prosthetic mitral valve includes delivering a distal anchor from a delivery sheath such that the distal anchor self-expands inside a first heart chamber on a first side of the mitral valve annulus, pulling proximally on the distal anchor such that the distal anchor self-aligns within the mitral valve annulus and the distal anchor rests against tissue of the ventricular heart chamber, and delivering a proximal anchor from the delivery sheath to a second heart chamber on a second side of the mitral valve annulus such that the proximal anchor self-expands and moves towards the distal anchor to rest against tissue of the second heart chamber. The self-expansion of the proximal anchor captures tissue of the mitral valve annulus therebetween..
01/22/15
20150025601
new patent

Phototherapy treating psoriasis


A system and method for phototherapy, including skin tanning, lupus phototherapy, teeth whitening, hair growth and psoriasis therapies, are provided. The system includes a chamber adapted for at least one type of phototherapy and at least on uv led, at least one a nanostructure uv light emitting device or a combination of uv leds and nanostructure uv light emitting devices..
01/22/15
20150025567
new patent

Embolic protection systems


An embolic protection device comprising an expandable structure and a catheter. The catheter has a distal region and a working channel dimensioned to slideably receive an interventional device.
Covidien Lp
01/22/15
20150025550
new patent

Suture apparatus, system and method


A suture apparatus having a housing, actuator and capture rod, the actuator being engaged to the capture rod to form an actuator-capture rod assembly, an elongated cannula shaft having a lumen that extends through the shaft, and capture rod retraction means, the housing including an internal region that is configured to receive and support the capture rod retraction means, actuator proximal end and actuator rod distal end therein, wherein said capture rod retraction means is in communication with said actuator. The actuator-capture rod assembly and capture rod retraction means being positioned and configured to transition from a retracted position to an extended position when an actuation force is applied to the actuator and return the retracted position by the retraction means when the actuation force is released..
01/22/15
20150025530
new patent

Multi-functional surgical cautery device, system and use


A surgical cautery device, system, and method of use may apply bipolar and/or sesquipolar electrocautery to target tissue via a pair of instruments with other primary surgical functions. The surgical cautery device and system may include first and second elements capable of forming an electrical circuit.
01/22/15
20150025507
new patent

Medical device


Apparatuses of the type broadly applicable to numerous medical applications in which it is desirable to insert one or more steerable or non-steerable catheters or similar devices into a working channel of an associated device, such as an endoscope, catheter, etc., or passageway of a patient, are disclosed. The apparatuses may include catheters having a dedicated guide wire channel and one or more of the following: viewing capabilities, a working channel, and auxiliary channels, such as insufflation/irrigation channels.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025503
new patent

Wireless communication for on-body medical devices


Apparatuses, systems and methods for the wireless communication of medical devices in a subcutaneous fluid delivery system are disclosed. A system for subcutaneous fluid delivery includes a primary patch pump adapted to attach a first infusion cannula to a user and to perform a plurality of primary patch pump functions, and a secondary patch pump adapted to attach a second infusion cannula to a user.
Becton, Dickinson And Company
01/22/15
20150025473
new patent

Medical cannula package


A package for a medical cannula with a hub, such as a pen needle, is disclosed. The package includes a cover for receiving a medical cannula and for engaging a hub of the medical cannula.
Becton, Dickinson And Company
01/22/15
20150025469
new patent

Revolving needle magazine


A needle magazine (1, 100) attachable to an injection device containing a liquid drug and which magazine (1, 100) comprises a main part (10, 110) and revolving part (20, 120) which can be rotated to bring a selected needle cannula (35, 135) into an injection position. The magazine (1, 100) is provided with a centrally located tube (13, 113) for penetrating into the injection device and has an internal conduit (14, 114, 115) for guiding the liquid drug from the tube (13, 113) and to a peripheral area of the magazine (1, 100).
Novo Nordisk A/s
01/22/15
20150025462
new patent

Occlusion sensing for an infusion pump


Some embodiments of an infusion pump system may include an occlusion sensor that can be used to detect when an occlusion exists in the fluid path between the medicine reservoir and the infusion site on the user's skin. Such an occlusion may occur, for example, when the fluid flow line (e.g., a cannula, infusion set tubing, or the like) is kinked.
Asante Solutions, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025451
new patent

Surgical handpiece with disposable concentric lumen work tip


A surgical handpiece has a connecting body with a distal end and a work tip with a hub at a proximal end. The hub is detachably connected to the connecting body by a threaded connector.
Surgical Design Corporation
01/22/15
20150025414
new patent

Biopsy device targeting features


An apparatus for guiding a biopsy instrument into tissue of a patent comprises a cannula, a guide device, a support structure, and a locking assembly. At least a portion of the biopsy instrument is insertable into the cannula.
Devicor Medical Products, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025372
new patent

Systems and methods for determining hepatic function from liver scans


Systems and methods described herein determine an objective metric for analyzing health of a patient's liver. In some embodiments, the system may include a scanner that can detect radiation counts responsive to administration of radioactive compound to a patient.
Hepatiq Llc
01/22/15
20150025350
new patent

Electrode with guide tunnel for a cannula, and kit comprising electrode and cannula


An electrode for conducting electrical signals from or to an organ, and also to a kit for examining or treating an organ, said kit including an electrode that can be anchored to the organ. In order to reduce the risk of inflammation of the organ caused by the treatment or examination thereof, the electrode is formed in accordance with the present disclosure with a guide tunnel for a cannula for the administration of an active ingredient..
Biotronik Se & Co. Kg
01/22/15
20150025315
new patent

Treatment instrument insertion auxiliary and treatment instrument insertion method


A treatment instrument insertion auxiliary is used to subserve passage of an elongated treatment instrument into a treatment instrument channel by being connected to an endoscope provided with a rigid insertion portion which includes the treatment instrument channel adapted to allow passage of the treatment instrument and a treatment instrument channel opening portion formed at a proximal end of the treatment instrument channel and used to insert the treatment instrument, where the treatment instrument insertion auxiliary includes a receiving portion adapted to suppress vibration of a distal end side of the treatment instrument by being placed in contact with the distal end side of the treatment instrument; and a first guide unit adapted to guide a distal end of the treatment instrument placed in contact with the receiving portion in a central axis direction of the treatment instrument channel opening portion.. .
Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
01/22/15
20150025311
new patent

Small single-port arthroscopic lavage, directed tissue drying, biocompatible tissue scaffold and autologous regenerated cell placement delivery system


A system for performing arthroscopic lavage, directed tissue drying, and the accurate placement of a biocompatible tissue scaffold for the adherence of autologous regenerated cells through a small single port of entry into a joint compartment. The system is comprised of a handpiece having valves for irrigation and suctioning and a dual valve swivel cannula attached to the handpiece.
01/22/15
20150025073
new patent

Morpholine-spirocyclic piperidine amides as modulators of ion channels


The invention relates to morpholine spirocyclic piperidine amide compounds useful as inhibitors of ion channels. The invention also provides pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds of the invention and methods of using the compositions in the treatment of various disorders..
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
01/22/15
20150025010
new patent

Novel albumin-free factor viii formulations


A factor viii composition formulated without albumin, comprising the following formulation excipients in addition to factor viii: 4% to 10% of a bulking agent selected from the group consisting of mannitol, glycine and alanine; 1% to 4% of a stabilizing agent selected from the group consisting of sucrose, trehalose, raffinose, and arginine; 1 mm to 5 mm calcium salt; 100 mm to 300 mm nacl; and a buffering agent for maintaining a ph of approximately between 6 and 8. Alternatively, the formulation can comprise 2% to 6% hydroxyethyl starch; 1% to 4% of a stabilizing agent selected from the group consisting of sucrose, trehalose, raffinose, and arginine; 1 mm to 5 mm calcium salt; 100 mm to 300 mm nacl; and a buffering agent for maintaining a ph of approximately between 6 and 8.
University Of Connecticut
01/22/15
20150024794
new patent

Push notification via file sharing service synchronization


Embodiments relate to push notification via file sharing service synchronization. A method includes establishing synchronization, at a notification service of a mobile platform server executing on a computer processor, with a client-to-server directory of a file sharing container of a client mobile device via a file sharing service.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150024793
new patent

Push notification middleware


Embodiments relate to push notification middleware. A method includes receiving, at a notification service of a mobile platform server executing on a computer processor, a notification trigger including a payload to deliver to an endpoint.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150024765
new patent

Method for processing message between micro cell and macro cell, base station gateway, and system


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and system for processing a message between a micro cell and a macro cell though a base station gateway. Embodiments solve the problems that a service message cannot be correctly processed due to a repeatedly used id and a service process is disorderly implemented.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150024718
new patent

Telephone network system and method


Systems for and methods of delivering telephone calls using the combination of a data channel and a voice channel are disclosed. A data channel connection with the telephone handset may provide pre-call information used to set up incoming and outgoing calls which are ultimately connected using a voice channel.
Flypsi, Inc.
01/22/15
20150024717
new patent

Method of a data channel telephone network system


The embodiments disclose a method of a data channel telephone network system including enrolling a user subscribing to a data channel telephone network system, installing a data channel telephone network application on user telephone handset, using the data channel telephone network application to record and store user selectable and configurable call processing rules on the network database, routing incoming and outgoing calls via a public switched telephone network to the data channel telephone network system using the user configured call processing rules and displaying choices the user can choose from to process how to handle an incoming call response using user configured call processing rules, user preset responses and data channel telephone network application automated features.. .
Flypsi, Inc.
01/22/15
20150024601
new patent

Method of manufacturing si-based high-mobility group iii-v/ge channel cmos


A method can include: growing a ge layer on a si substrate; growing a low-temperature nucleation gaas layer, a high-temperature gaas layer, a semi-insulating ingap layer and a gaas cap layer sequentially on the ge layer after a first annealing, forming a sample; polishing the sample's gaas cap layer, and growing an nmosfet structure after a second annealing on the sample; performing selective icp etching on a surface of the nmosfet structure to form a groove, and growing a sio2 layer in the groove and the surface of the nmosfet structure using pecvd; performing the icp etching again to etch the sio2 layer till the ge layer, forming a trench; cleaning the sample and growing a ge nucleation layer and a ge top layer in the trench by uhvcvd; polishing the ge top layer and removing a part of the sio2 layer on the nmosfet structure; performing a cmos process.. .
Institute Of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
01/22/15
20150024586
new patent

Method for producing a monocrystalline metal/semiconductor compound


In the method for producing a monocrystalline metal-semiconductor compound on the surface of a semiconducting functional layer, initially a supply layer comprising the metal is applied to the functional layer. Thereafter, the reaction between the metal and the functional layer is triggered by way of annealing.
Forschungszentrum Juelich Gmbh
01/22/15
20150024569
new patent

Integrated circuits and methods of forming integrated circuits


A method of forming an integrated circuit includes forming a gate electrode over a substrate, forming a recess in the substrate and adjacent to the gate electrode, forming a diffusion barrier structure in the recess, forming an n-type doped silicon-containing structure over the diffusion barrier structure and thermally annealing the n-type doped silicon-containing structure. The diffusion barrier structure includes a first portion and a second portion.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150024557
new patent

Semiconductor device having local buried oxide


There is set forth herein a semiconductor device fabricated on a bulk wafer having a local buried oxide region underneath a channel region of a mosfet. In one embodiment the local buried oxide region can be self-aligned to a gate, and a source/drain region can be formed in a bulk substrate.
Globalfoundries Inc.
01/22/15
20150024556
new patent

Method for manufacturing semiconductor device


A semiconductor device includes an input electrode provided on a front surface of a semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type and an output electrode provided on a rear surface of the semiconductor substrate. The device has reduced deterioration of electrical characteristics when manufactured by a method including introducing impurities into the rear surface of the semiconductor substrate; activating the impurities using a first annealing process to form a first semiconductor layer, which is a contact portion in contact with the output electrode, in a surface layer of the rear surface; radiating protons to the rear surface; and activating the protons radiated using a second annealing process to form a second semiconductor layer of the first conductivity type, which has a higher impurity concentration than the semiconductor substrate, in a region that is deeper than the first semiconductor layer from the rear surface of the semiconductor substrate..
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150024364
new patent

Ocular surgery training device


Disclosed is an ocular surgery training device including a base body, an eye means, and a surgery model component. The base body is provided with a receiving seat.
01/22/15
20150024351
new patent

System and the relevance-based categorizing and near-time learning of words


A system and a method for timely learning of words and word units is provided, wherein annotations for the words and word units are offered and displayed in exact page synchronism with the source medium and the annotations can be selected by the user when reading the source medium. An author module provides a marking editor, which makes it possible to mark words and word units as annotations in synchronism with the display of the source medium and an annotation editor, which makes it possible to specify word basic data and meta data for the annotations.
Belingoo Media Group S.a.
01/22/15
20150024341
new patent

Device and a delivery of a dental composition


A device for use in retracting a gingiva from a human tooth by widening a gingival sulcus with a dental composition. The device comprises a cannula with a free end having an opening for dispensing the dental composition.
3m Innovative Properties Company
01/22/15
20150024104
new patent

Universal lid


A universal cooking/container lid for providing ventilation includes a semi-spherical base member having a circular outer-rim and an apex. The semi-spherical base member has a stand on an exterior surface and a handle on an interior surface thereof surrounding the apex.
01/22/15
20150024102
new patent

Gas entrainment in flowable foods


A method of entraining gas in a flowable food product comprising the steps of accelerating the flowable food product in a flow direction through a flow channel that includes a ramp. Gas is injected into the flowable food product transverse to the flow direction through a porous surface or plate while the food product traverses the ramp to generate a froth.
01/22/15
20150023825
new patent

Volumetric screw compressor


The present invention concerns a compression device (1) suited to compress a gas, of the type comprising: a main body (30; 130, 230; 330) suited to define a compression chamber (2) provided with an inlet (32) for the gas; a liquid for compressing the gas, suited to be injected in the compression chamber (2) to create a mixture comprising the liquid and the gas; compression means (21, 22) arranged in the compression chamber (2) and suited to compress the mixture towards an outlet (50) of the compression chamber (2); separation means (7), arranged downstream of the outlet (50), suited to receive the mixture and to separate the liquid and the gas that are included in the mixture; connection means (51) suited to connect the outlet (50) to the separation means (7). Said connection means (51) comprise at least one connection channel made at least partially in said main body (30; 130, 230; 330)..
01/22/15
20150023812
new patent

Variable displacement compressor with single-head pistons


The muffler has a muffler chamber formed in a rear housing, an inlet channel that provides communication between the discharge chamber and the muffler chamber, and an outlet channel that provides communication between the muffler chamber and the outlet port. The muffler chamber has a first end surface positioned on one end side of the muffler chamber, a second end surface positioned on the other end side of the muffler chamber, and an inner peripheral surface having a cylindrical shape that is positioned between the first end surface and the second end surface and extends from the discharge chamber toward the other end side.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
01/22/15
20150023666
new patent

Network designing apparatus, network designing method, and network designing program


A network designing apparatus which includes a first processing unit configured to select one or more paths formed among nodes in a network according to demands of bandwidths, determine a plurality of working communication routes and a plurality of protecting communication routes that connect the nodes to each other, respectively and estimate bandwidths and the number of communication lines required in one or more selected paths, respectively; and a second processing unit configured to allocate a predetermined number of logical channels to the working communication routes and the protecting communication routes based on the demanded bandwidths, the predetermined number of logical channels being corresponding to a number of logical channels that each of the communication lines has. The first processing unit is configured to permit the one or more paths to be shared among the plurality of protecting communication routes to determine the protecting communication routes and estimate bandwidths shared among communication routes sharing the paths..
Fujitsu Limited
01/22/15
20150023562
new patent

Hybrid multi-camera based positioning


A positioning server is connected to a collection of access points, base stations, nfc stations, and image or video cameras and the collected data is used for positioning objects. A plurality of electronic devices are paired with an object by tracking the position of the object based on imaging and the position of electronic devices based on rf signals in vicinity of the object.
Golba Llc
01/22/15
20150023545
new patent

Speaker magnetic circuit


A yoke includes a disk-like base end portion and a columnar center pole protruding from a center portion of the base end portion. An annular magnet is arranged on the base end portion.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation
01/22/15
20150023533
new patent

Orientation-based audio


A method and apparatus for outputting audio based on an orientation of an electronic device, or video shown by the electronic device. The audio may be mapped to a set of speakers using either or both of the device and video orientation to determine which speakers receive certain audio channels..
Apple Inc.
01/22/15
20150023505
new patent

Method for processing of sound signals


A method for processing audio signals for creating a three dimensional sound environment includes: receiving at least one input signal from at least one sound source; creating a simulated signal at least in part on the basis of the received at least one input signal, the simulated signal representing a simulation of at least one input signal reflecting from the ground or floor; and creating an output signal at least partly on the basis of the simulated signal and the at least one received input signal, the output signal including a plurality of audio channels; at least two channels of the audio channels of the output signal representing signals for sound transducers above a listener's ear level at a nominal listening position, and at least two channels of the audio channels of the output signal representing signals for sound transducers below a listeners ear level at a nominal listening position.. .
01/22/15
20150023466
new patent

X-ray reduction system


An x-ray system comprising an x-ray source, a single essentially round collimator, a camera, a detector and a monitor, means for moving the collimator in a plane generally parallel to the plane of the collimator; and the collimator comprising a central aperture that allows all the radiation to pass through, an outer annulus that reduces the radiation passing through at an amount depending on the material and the thickness of the material and an inner annulus between the central aperture and the outer annulus, with thickness changing as a function of the distance from the center, starting at thickness zero on the side of the central aperture and ending at the thickness of the outer annulus on the side of the outer annulus.. .
Controlrad Systems, Inc.
01/22/15
20150023448
new patent

Method and generating code sequence in a communication system


A method for transmitting a synchronization signal by a transmitting side device to a receiving side device in a wireless access system. The method includes generating a concatenated code sequence in a frequency domain by concatenating a first code sequence having a first index (m1) and a second code sequence having a second index (m2).
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150023439
new patent

Apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for selecting a cyclic prefix length


Methods, devices, and computer program products for energy and/or cost efficient selection of cyclic prefix length, based at least in part on consideration of propagation and channel conditions, are disclosed. The conditions can relate to, for example, the frequency selectivity and time dispersion of a radio channel, as well as its radio propagation profile and environmental conditions..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
01/22/15
20150023381
new patent

Surface-emitting laser module, optical scanner device, and image forming apparatus


A disclosed surface-emitting laser module includes a surface-emitting laser formed on a substrate to emit light perpendicular to its surface, a package including a recess portion in which the substrate having the surface-emitting laser is arranged, and a transparent substrate arranged to cover the recess portion of the package and the substrate having the surface-emitting laser such that the transparent substrate and the package are connected on a light emitting side of the surface-emitting laser. In the surface-emitting laser module, a high reflectance region and a low reflectance region are formed within a region enclosed by an electrode on an upper part of a mesa of the surface-emitting laser, and the transparent substrate is slanted to the surface of the substrate having the surface-emitting laser in a polarization direction of the light emitted from the surface-emitting laser determined by the high reflectance region and the low reflectance region..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023361
new patent

Technique for implementing virtual fabric membership assignments for devices in a storage area network


A technique is provided for facilitating fabric membership login for an n_port of a storage area network. A communication from a network node is received.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
01/22/15
20150023357
new patent

Communication method, communication apparatus and non-transitory readable medium


A communication method includes determining a difference state of identification numbers of communication providers corresponding to a plurality of relay transfer apparatuses on a passing outward path to an opposing communication apparatus and on a passing return path from the opposing apparatus; and switching a first virtual communication channel set between intranets and a second virtual communication channel set between the intranets to dynamically substitute and use a first communication mode of transmitting and receiving encrypted communication data to and from the opposing apparatus through the first virtual communication channel and a second communication mode of transmitting and receiving plain text communication data to and from the opposing apparatus through the second virtual communication channel, according to the determination of the difference state of the identification numbers of the providers.. .
Fujitsu Limited
01/22/15
20150023332
new patent

Method and multiplexing control and data channel


An approach is provided for performing control signaling. Data and control information are received.
Core Wireless Licensing, S.a.r.l.
01/22/15
20150023315
new patent

Lte channel access over unlicensed bands


Methods, systems, and devices are described for wireless communications. In one method, a clear channel assessment (cca) may be performed at a base station to determine availability of an unlicensed spectrum.
Qualcomm Incorporated
01/22/15
20150023311
new patent

Apparatus, system, and signalling a quantity of antenna ports in a wireless communication system


A quantity of antenna ports of a transmitting apparatus is signalled in a wireless communication system. The quantity of antenna ports of the transmitting apparatus is encoded into a first type information and a second type information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023307
new patent

Radio transmission device and method


A radio transmitting device and method enables reduction of an increase of cgi memories for the control channel and an improvement of the throughput of the data channel. When multiplex transmission through the control channel and the data channel is carried out and when adaptive modulation is applied to both channels, an mcs selecting section is provided with one cqi table for the data channel and cqi tables for the control channel, and a table selecting mcs determining section selects one of the tables depending on the transmission bandwidth of the terminal and determines the mcs of the control channel while looking up the selected cqi table..
Godo Kaisha Ip Bridge 1
01/22/15
20150023305
new patent

Uplink control information transmission on backward compatible pucch formats with carrier aggregation


A method for reporting uplink control information (uci) on a user equipment (ue) is described. A number of bits for a channel quality indicator and/or a precoding matrix index and/or a rank indication (cqi/pmi/ri) is obtained.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
01/22/15
20150023298
new patent

System and selecting a transmission channel in a wireless communication system that includes an adaptive array


A method for establishing wireless communication between a transmitter and a receiver in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The receiver includes an adaptive array that has at least two antennas.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.
01/22/15
20150023295
new patent

Apparatus, the transmission of data with different qos attributes


An apparatus, system and method are provided for transmitting data from logical channel queues over a telecommunications link, each of the logical channel queues capable of being associated with quality of service attributes, the method including determining available resources for transmission over the telecommunications link in a frame; selecting one of the logical channel queues based on a first one of the quality of service attributes; packaging data from the selected one of the logical channel queues until one of: a second one of the quality of service attributes for the selected one of the logical channel queues is satisfied, the available resources are used, or the selected one of the logical channel queues is empty; and repeating the selecting step and the packaging step for remaining ones of the logical channel queues.. .
Wi-lan, Inc.
01/22/15
20150023290
new patent

Channel searching method, device, and system


Embodiments of the present invention provide a channel searching method, device, and system. The method includes: determining a number of a first channel control element according to a frequency domain resource that is configured for a terminal by a base station and supports transmission of a first physical downlink control channel and a position of the first channel control element in an rb to which the first channel control element belongs; determining a search space according to the frequency domain resource and an aggregation level of the first physical downlink control channel; and determining the first channel control element in the search space according to the number of the first channel control element.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023286
new patent

Method and transmitting control information in a wireless communication


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for transmitting acknowledgement/negative ack (ack/nack) in a wireless communication system which supports carrier aggregation, and to an apparatus for the method.
Lg Electronics Inc
01/22/15
20150023275
new patent

Method and transmitting and receiving signals in wireless communication system


A method for transmitting, at a user equipment, an uplink signal to a transmission point performing cooperative transmission in a wireless communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes generating the uplink signal based on a virtual cell identifier and virtual timing information, wherein the virtual cell identifier and virtual timing information are independently configured according to transmission channels.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150023272
new patent

Method for transmitting data units in wireless lan systems and supporting same


The present invention relates to a method for transmitting data units in wireless lan systems. The method includes the steps of generating a short training field (stf) for a first channel, generating a long training field (ltf) for the first channel, duplicating the stf on at least one second channel, duplicating the ltf on at least one second channel, transmitting the stf and the one or more duplicated stfs through a transmission channel, transmitting the ltf and the one or more duplicated ltfs through the transmission channel, and transmitting a data field through the transmission channel..
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150023266
new patent

Base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, communication method, integrated circuit, and communication system


To achieve this, a mobile station apparatus of the present invention is a mobile station apparatus that communicates with a base station apparatus, and includes a receiver configured to receive an enhanced physical downlink control channel and specific information from the base station apparatus; a setting unit configured to be able to set, based on the specific information, one of a plurality of possible sets of m, m being the number of first elements that constitute the enhanced physical downlink control channel; and a monitoring unit configured to monitor a search region in which the enhanced physical downlink control channel obtained on the basis of the set possible set of m is possibly mapped.. .
01/22/15
20150023265
new patent

Method for receiving downlink data channels in multicell-based wireless communication systems and same


The present invention relates to a method by which a terminal receives a downlink data channel in a wireless communication system. In detail, the method includes the steps of receiving from a network information on one or more settings defining large scale properties of a terminal-specific reference signal through a higher layer; detecting from the network one of either the first scheduling information or the second scheduling information on a downlink data channel based on a terminal-specific reference signal; and receiving the downlink data channel based on the terminal-specific reference signal on the basis of the detected scheduling information, wherein the first scheduling information includes an indicator indicating one or more of the settings, and the large scale properties of the terminal-specific reference signal are defined according to the setting indicated by the indicator during the detection of the first scheduling information, and a preset setting from among the one or more settings set during the detection of the second scheduling information..
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150023263
new patent

Method for reducing interference of user equipment in wireless access system, and the user equipment for the same


A method for reducing interference of a user equipment (ue) in a wireless access system, and the user equipment (ue) for the same are disclosed. The method for reducing interference of a ue includes receiving a signal from a first base station (bs) and a second bs; and detecting a signal of the second bs from the reception signal, wherein allocation resources of the detection signal of the second bs is ofdm-symbol-level-shifted according to a physical broadcast channel (pbch) of the first bs in such a manner that a control region does not overlap with another part..
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150023256
new patent

Vehicle communication channel management


A communication policy server may receive channel availability information indicative of a plurality of communication channels detected by a communication manager of a vehicle, each of the plurality of communication channels configured to provide messages to a target recipient associated with the vehicle. The communication policy server may recommend one of the plurality of detected communication channels as optimal based on factors such as preferences of the target recipient and preferences of the message source, the timing of the messages and the content of the messages..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
01/22/15
20150023241
new patent

Method for transmitting and receiving pilot signal in communication system


Disclosed are methods for transmitting and receiving pilot signals in a communication system. A method for transmitting and receiving pilot signal, performed in a first personal base station among a plurality of personal base stations existing within a cell range of a master base station, comprises receiving a cyclic shift set from the master base station; generating pilot signal based on a first cyclic shift value assigned to the first personal base station, wherein the first cyclic shift value is included in the cyclic shift set; and transmitting the generated pilot signal.
Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institut
01/22/15
20150023238
new patent

Mobile communication method and radio terminal


A mobile communication method, which configures a drx cycle having an on duration in which a downlink signal transmitted from a serving base station is to be monitored and an off duration other than the on duration in an rrc connected state where an rrc connection is established between a radio terminal and a radio base station, the mobile communication method comprising: a step a of transmitting, from the radio terminal to the radio base station, a timing adjustment request uplink signal through an uplink control channel, even when a radio resource of an uplink data channel has not been assigned in a case where the drx cycle is configured; and a step b of transmitting, from the radio base station to the radio terminal, transmission timing correction information of an uplink signal, in response to the timing adjustment request uplink signal.. .
Kyocera Corporation
01/22/15
20150023237
new patent

Channel-sensitive power control


A communication receiver which applies signal processing for quantitatively estimating receive signal factors such as communication channel quality, signal characteristics, and overall system received bit error rate (ber) or packet error rate (per) and which applies a general algorithm for mapping these estimated factors to control receiver performance and minimize power consumption.. .
Maxlinear, Inc.
01/22/15
20150023224
new patent

Method for regulating overlapping media messages


The described systems regulate the transmission and playback of multiple streams of audio data, e.g., for a multiplayer game, and provide sequential playback of audio, buffered while the listener is listening to a different stream, time-compressed if necessary. The systems thus solve a problem of users “talking over each other” by: (1) regulating access to audio channels; and (2) treating the spoken audio as distinct blocks so as to play the messages, e.g., from multiple channels, sequentially to users.
Sony Online Entertainment Llc
01/22/15
20150023221
new patent

Speaking participant identification


For speaking participant identification, a communication module simulates a virtual communication channel for each participant in a media conference. An identification module identifies a speaking participant.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023199
new patent

Wireless communication method and wireless communication system


A wireless communication method uses first and second demodulation reference signals in channel estimation of data and control signals, respectively, in a wireless communication system including a base station and a terminal. The base station informs the terminal of n parameters of first to nth parameters to determine signal sequences for the first demodulation reference signal with a control signal of a higher layer, and informs the terminal of one parameter to determine a signal sequence for the second demodulation reference signal.
Hitachi, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023193
new patent

Channel quality indication with filtered interference


A plurality of interference measurements are obtained at a first communication device. The interference measurements correspond to interference experienced by the first communication device.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
01/22/15
20150023080
new patent

Methods and controlling power switches via a digital communication bus


Methods and apparatus are provided that can be used to control a set of power switches operating as a power converter. The method comprises providing a set of power switches and at least one switch driver, each power switch being operable to connect and disconnect one of a set of input power line to an output power line, each switch driver setting the state(s) of an associated power switch or switches; generating by a controller a set of switch commands, each command indicating a desired state of a respective one of said power switches at a moment in time; sending each switch command from the controller to a driver module containing the switch driver associated with the respective power switch; receiving at each driver module switch commands for its associated power switch(es) and causing each switch driver to set the state(s) of the appropriate power switch(es) accordingly; wherein the step of sending said switch commands comprises multiplexing commands for at least a subset of said switches into a series of multi-bit command frames and transmitting said command frames on a serial communication channel, and wherein the step of receiving said switch commands comprises receiving said multi-bit command frames from said communication channel and extracting individual switch commands therefrom.
American Power Conversion Corporation


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