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Date/App# patent app List of recent Aster-related patents
06/23/16
20160182516 
 Presenting authorized data to a target system patent thumbnailPresenting authorized data to a target system
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods, and computer program products for presenting authorized data to a target system. The system is configured to receive an indication from one or more target systems to retrieve data from an authorized data source; receive one or more regulatory parameters associated with the one or more target systems; determine one or more domains associated with the data, wherein the one or more domains comprise at least a transaction domain, a reference and master data domain, a derived domain, and a discovery domain; determine one or more data types associated with each of the one or more domains; transform the data based on at least the one or more regulatory parameters, the one or more data management controls, the one or more domains, and the one or more data types; and transmit the transformed data to the one or more target systems..

06/23/16
20160180803 
 Power optimization by rendering low-resolution tiles during page load patent thumbnailPower optimization by rendering low-resolution tiles during page load
A method for rendering content includes initiating a rasterization of a complete version of webpage content, the webpage content including a set of webpage elements, and setting an original tile pixel resolution of the set of webpage elements to be the same as a screen pixel resolution of a display on a content display device. The method includes rasterizing the set of webpage elements at a lower tile resolution onto a tile buffer, the lower tile pixel resolution differing from the original tile pixel resolution by a scaling factor.

06/23/16
20160180585 
 Method and  a high throughput rasterizer patent thumbnailMethod and a high throughput rasterizer
An apparatus and method are described for a high throughput rasterizer. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: block selection logic to select a plurality of pixel blocks associated with edges of a primitive, the plurality of pixel blocks selected based on the pixel blocks having samples which are both inside and outside of the primitive; and edge determination logic to analyze samples of the plurality of pixel blocks selected by the block selection logic and responsively generate data identifying each edge of the primitive; and final mask determination logic to combine the data identifying each edge and generate a final mask representing the primitive..

06/23/16
20160180583 
 Systems and methods for rapid three-dimensional modeling with real facade texture patent thumbnailSystems and methods for rapid three-dimensional modeling with real facade texture
A computer system is described for automatically generating a 3d model, including hardware and non-transitory computer readable medium accessible by the hardware and storing instructions that when executed by the hardware cause it to obtain wire-frame data of a structure within a geographic area; identify a geographic location of the structure; retrieve multiple geo-referenced oblique images representing the geographic location and containing a real façade texture of the structure; locate a geographical position of a real façade texture of the structure; select one or more base oblique image from the multiple oblique images by analyzing, with selection logic, image raster content of the real façade texture depicted in the multiple oblique images, and, apply the real façade texture of the one or more base oblique image to the wire-frame data of the structure to create a three dimensional model providing a real-life representation of physical characteristics of the structure.. .

06/23/16
20160180533 
 Sequencing products recognized in a shelf image patent thumbnailSequencing products recognized in a shelf image
A method for sequencing products on a retail shelf, or other objects, recognized in an image of the retail shelf includes detecting products in the received image and calculating a final sequence position for each detected product. The final sequence position is calculated by generating a region of interest for each detected product in the received image, generating a plurality of unique raster numbers for each region of interest using a raster number equation by varying parameters of the raster number equation based on pixel coordinates of each region of interest, determining a plurality of sequence positions for each region of interest using the plurality of unique raster numbers, and determining the final sequence position for each region of interest using the plurality of sequence positions for each region of interest.

06/23/16
20160180005 
 System and technique for rasterizing circuit layout data patent thumbnailSystem and technique for rasterizing circuit layout data
A technique for converting design shapes into pixel values is provided. The technique may be used to control a direct-write or other lithographic process performed on a workpiece.

06/23/16
20160179905 
 Mapping data into an authorized data source patent thumbnailMapping data into an authorized data source
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods, and computer program products for mapping data to an authorized data source. The system is configured to receive data from one or more systems of record, wherein the data comprises one or more fields; determine one or more domains associated with the data, wherein the one or more domains comprise at least a transaction domain, a reference and master data domain, a derived domain, and a discovery domain; determine one or more data types associated with each of the one or more domains; categorize the data into at least one of the one or more domains and the one or more data types, wherein categorizing the data further comprises reconciling the data and removing data redundancies; and store the categorized data as an authorized data source capable of being accessed by one or more target systems..

06/23/16
20160179726 
 Programming hardware registers using a pipelined register bus, and related methods, systems, and apparatuses patent thumbnailProgramming hardware registers using a pipelined register bus, and related methods, systems, and apparatuses
Programming hardware registers using a pipelined register bus, and related methods, systems, and apparatuses are disclosed. In one aspect, a method for communicating over a register bus comprises initiating, at a register bus master, a request comprising an address, and passing the request from the register bus master to a first register bus slave of a processor module via a register bus.

06/23/16
20160178809 
 Polarizing plate protective film, polarizing plate, and display patent thumbnailPolarizing plate protective film, polarizing plate, and display
In formulae (i-a-1) and (i-a-2), rac1 and rac2 each independently represent an alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, or acyl group; however, the case where rac1 and rac2 bond to each other to form a ring is excluded; rac3 to rac6 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, or an alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, acyl, alkoxy, or alkoxycarbonyl group; and an asterisk (*) represents a bonding hand to form a bonding with l.. .

06/23/16
20160177415 
 Twin-roll strip caster,  manufacturing thin duplex stainless steel sheet using the same and thin duplex stainless steel sheet patent thumbnailTwin-roll strip caster, manufacturing thin duplex stainless steel sheet using the same and thin duplex stainless steel sheet
Provided are a twin-roll strip caster, a method for manufacturing a duplex stainless steel sheet using the same, and a thin duplex stainless steel sheet. The twin-roll strip caster includes a pair of casting rolls rotating in opposite directions, an edge dam installed such that a molten steel pool is formed on respective sides of the casting rolls, and a meniscus shield provided to cover the molten steel pool such that a contact between the molten steel pool and air is blocked, wherein hills and valleys are alternately arranged on surfaces of the cast rolls in circumferential directions thereof and a hill area in edge sections thereof is higher than that in centers sections thereof.

06/16/16
20160173963 

Dynamic distributed-sensor network for crowdsourced event detection


Systems and methods for forecasting events can be provided. A measurement database can store sensor measurements, each having been provided by a non-portable electronic device with a primary purpose unrelated to collecting measurements from a type of sensor that collected the measurement.
Google Inc.


06/16/16
20160173952 

System and generating video taping reminders


Electronic guide produces give the user the ability to videotape selected programs. Once a program has successfully been taped a message is displayed, reminding the viewer that they have taped it.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


06/16/16
20160172071 

Masterbatches for preparing composite materials with enhanced conductivity properties, process and composite materials produced


A masterbatch for use in a process of preparing a composite material may contain a blend of a first amorphous polymer with carbon nanotubes. At least 5% by weight of carbon nanotubes may be present in the masterbatch, based on a total weight of the masterbatch.
Total Research & Technology Feluy


06/16/16
20160171743 

Efficiently implementing and displaying independent 3-dimensional interactive viewports of a virtual world on multliple client devices


Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to efficiently circumventing the limitations of client side rendering of virtual worlds. In a particular implementation, a proposed system renders each client viewport remotely, removing the burden of rendering a 3d scene from the local client device.

06/16/16
20160171699 

Automated registration of three-dimensional vectors to three-dimensional linear features in remotely-sensed data


A system for automated vector updating, comprising a database that stores raster and vector information, and a vector processing server that algorithmically processes vectors for updates, and methods for algorithm-based vector updating.. .
Digitalglobe, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170823 

Cloud alert to replica


Systems, methods, and computer readable storage mediums for generating an alert on a failure of a storage subsystem to phone home to the cloud in a replication environment. A dataset is replicated from a first storage subsystem to a second storage subsystem.
Pure Storage, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170809 

Executing a multicomponent software application on a virtualized computer platform


A virtualized computer platform is established and maintained by virtualization software on one or more physical computers. A multicomponent software application may execute on the virtualized computer platform, with different components of the application executing in different virtual machines, which are supported by the virtualization software.
Vmware, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170696 

Page processing variable data printing


This invention relates to printing, and discloses a method and apparatus for variable data printing. The method comprises: obtaining a current page of a file to be printed; performing a rasterization process on the current page to obtain a current page dot matrix; determining a reference page for the current page and obtaining a reference page dot matrix corresponding to the reference page; dividing the reference page dot matrix and the current page dot matrix into dot matrix blocks having a predetermined granularity; identifying variable data blocks in the current page dot matrix based on the dot matrix blocks; dynamically adjusting the size of the variable data blocks; extracting a variable data dot matrix in the current page dot matrix splitting the current page dot matrix up into the reference page dot matrix and the variable data dot matrix and then storing and outputting them..
Beijing Founder Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160168341 

Continuous manufacturing process for rubber masterbatch and rubber masterbatch prepared therefrom


Disclosed are a continuous manufacturing process for a rubber masterbatch and a rubber masterbatch prepared therefrom. The manufacturing process comprises: 1): a filler is added to a rubber solution, forming a rubber/filler/solvent mixture by stirring; 2): the rubber/filler/solvent mixture obtained in step 1) is fed into a coagulator, and is coagulated after optionally being brought into contact and mixed with one or more fluids of nitrogen, steam, water, aqueous slurry of filler, and oil in the coagulator, resulting in a mixture of a rubber/filler composite and a solvent; 3): the mixture obtained in step 2) is directly passed into a heating medium at a temperature higher than the boiling point of the solvent, the polarity of the medium being different from that of the solvent used, the mixture is coagulated and deswelled, and the solvent is evaporated rapidly, thereby forming a mixture of a rubber/filler composite and the solvent containing the heating medium; and 4): the solvent is removed and the remaining mixture is dried, resulting in a rubber/filler masterbatch..
Eve Rubber Institute Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160168340 

Thermoplastic compositions containing biobased materials and processes for forming an article therewith


A masterbatch of dried distillers solubles and at least one thermoplastic resin and processes for forming the masterbatch, wherein the dried distillers solubles is greater than 70% by weight of the masterbatch are generally disclosed. The masterbatch generally includes compounding a mixture of dried distillers solubles and at least one thermoplastic resin to form a flowable solid medium, wherein the dried distillers solubles is greater than 70% by weight percent based on a total weight of the mixture and has a moisture content of less than 25% by weight of the dried distillers solubles.
Gs Cleantech Corporation


06/16/16
20160168191 

Process for the preparation of abiraterone or abiraterone acetate


The present invention relates to a novel process for the synthesis of abiraterone and in particular abiraterone acetate, a compound of formula (i) reported below: having pharmacological activity suitable for slowing down the progression of advanced stage prostate cancer. The process is characterised by the fact that the intermediate triflation step is carried out on prasterone (dhea) or its 3-acetate using ar—n(otf)2 as the triflation reagent, but where ar is not phenyl, and by the fact that the base used in this step is an alkali metal alcoholate..
Industriale Chimica S.r.l.


06/16/16
20160167772 

Control an aircraft when taxiing


A method of controlling the motion of a turning aircraft during taxiing on the ground, the aircraft having a steerable landing gear, for example a nose landing gear, operating in a free-to-caster mode, includes (a) ascertaining the rotational position (θ) of the steerable landing gear relative to the longitudinal axis (l) of the aircraft (b) receiving a control instruction that would, if effected, continue turning of the aircraft in the same direction away from the longitudinal axis, and (c) modifying the control instruction so that the angle between the rotational position of the steerable landing gear and the longitudinal axis will be lower than the angle that would otherwise be observed had the control instruction been effected and not so modified. The risk of damage to the steerable landing gear through over-steering may thus be reduced..
Airbus Operations Sas


06/16/16
20160166451 

Portable rehab station with standing assist


A portable rehab station includes a frame having left and right frame members that have bottom ends; left and right outriggers, each having a forward end and a rearward end, the left and right outriggers being connected at the bottom ends of the respective left and right frame members; a front, ground-engageable caster connected to the forward end of each of the left and right outriggers and a rear, ground-engageable caster connected to the rearward end of each of the left and right outriggers; and a standing assist apparatus including a leg brace and connection means for variably connecting the leg brace to the frame members and at variable heights relative to the bottom ends of the frame members.. .

06/09/16
20160165238 

Neighbor tile buffering for deblock filtering across tile boundaries


Deblock filtering at the tile boundaries of a tiled picture use a tile neighbor buffer in addition to top neighbor buffer left neighbor buffers. The tile neighbor buffer buffers pixel data from the bottom right corner of the left-diagonal tile.
Vixs Systems Inc.


06/09/16
20160162561 

Plural architecture master data management


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for managing data within a plurality of data management architectures comprises at least one processor. The system persists an entity managed by a first data management architecture to a second data management architecture.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162378 

Disaster recovery service


A customer may use a disaster recovery service to generate a disaster recovery scenario in order to make certain resources available to the customer in the event of a data region failure. The customer may specify a recovery point objective, a recovery time objective and a recovery data region for the scenario.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162372 

Systems and methods for on-line backup and disaster recovery


A data recovery system includes a plurality of customer computers to be backed-up, each customer computer running a client software to communicate back-up data files; a system management platform coupled to the client software over the internet, the system management platform receiving inputs from a web user portal to control operations of the client software and the system management platform to back up the customer computer; and two or more data storage silos, each including: a plurality of storage directors communicating with the client software; and a clustered data storage array.. .
Zetta, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162367 

Plural architecture master data management


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for managing data within a plurality of data management architectures comprises at least one processor. The system persists an entity managed by a first data management architecture to a second data management architecture.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162221 

Printing using multiple print processing resources


A method of managing an electronic document (ed). The method includes: receiving, by a print manager, the ed and an output location; sending, by the print manager, a first portion of the ed to a plurality of print processing resources (pprs); receiving, by the print manager, a first raster image file associated with the first portion from a first winning ppr of the plurality of pprs; sending, by the print manager, an interrupt message to a losing ppr of the plurality of pprs; and sending, by the print manager, the first raster image file to the output location..
Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.


06/09/16
20160161858 

Illumination system for microlithography


An illumination system for microlithography serves to illuminate an illumination field with illumination light of a primary light source. A first raster arrangement has bundle-forming first raster elements which are arranged in a first plane of the illumination system or adjacent to the plane.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


06/09/16
20160160897 

Insert connector and stem caster assembly using the same


A connector for removably securing a first member having a hollow cavity with a second member such that a portion of the second member is removably fixed within the hollow cavity of the first member. The connector is configured to be inserted into the hollow cavity and has an outer bearing surface configured to rest in abutting engagement with the corresponding portion of the inner wall of the cavity when the connector is inserted into the cavity.
Prairie View Industries, Inc.


06/02/16
20160156953 

Viewer-authored content acquisition and management system for in-the-moment broadcast in conjunction with media programs


A method, apparatus, and system for providing viewer-derived content for broadcast presentation in conjunction with a broadcast of a media program by a provider of the media program is disclosed. The disclosed system and method (1) simplifies the process for viewers to provide viewer-authored media to broadcasters, while minimizing the data transmission requirements between portable viewer devices and the broadcaster, (2) allows advance approval for the broadcasters to use that viewer-generated content to generate and disseminate viewer-authored-content and (3) provides for management of viewer-generated content (4) integrates with social networks that can be used to at least preliminarily assess the popularity and suitability of the viewer-generated content for broadcast to other viewers..
Fx Networks, Llc


06/02/16
20160156791 

Information processing device and recording medium that ensures reduced count of times of band processing


An information processing device includes a communication circuit, a storage circuit, a communications control circuit, a spool circuit, a rip processing circuit, a matching circuit, and a grouping circuit. The rip processing circuit rasterizes the stored one or more pieces of document data to generate one or more pieces of rasterized data.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


06/02/16
20160154712 

Flash copy for disaster recovery (dr) testing


In one embodiment, a system includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor. The logic is configured to cause the processor to determine which cluster within a disaster recovery (dr) family to access, via a dr host, a snapshot of data from based on a consistency of the snapshot in relation to data on one or more production clusters at a time-zero, cause the processor to allow access, via a first dr cluster, to snapshots on any of one or more dr clusters within a dr family, access the snapshot stored on the one or more dr clusters within the dr family only when the snapshot was made consistent with respect to data on the one or more production clusters within the dr family before a time-zero, and perform dr testing using the snapshot..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154711 

Flash copy for disaster recovery (dr) testing


In one embodiment, a method for disaster recovery (dr) testing includes creating a snapshot of data based on a backup copy of data stored on one or more production clusters or a live copy of the data and storing the snapshot on more than one dr cluster within a dr family, determining which cluster within the dr family to access the snapshot from based on a consistency of the snapshot in relation to data on the one or more production clusters at a time-zero, accessing the snapshot of data stored on the determined dr cluster within the dr family only when the snapshot was made consistent with respect to data on the one or more production clusters within the dr family before the time-zero, and performing dr testing using the snapshot.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154708 

Safe storing data for disaster recovery


A computer-implemented method and system for safe storing data is disclosed. A sending queue manager associated with a client computer transmits an asynchronous write of a transaction message containing data to a receiving queue manager associated with a transaction processing computer not colocated with the client computer.
Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.


06/02/16
20160154706 

Flash copy for disaster recovery (dr) testing


In one embodiment, a system includes a processor and logic configured to create a backup copy of data stored to one or more production clusters and store the backup copy to one or more disaster recovery (dr) clusters. Moreover, the logic is configured to establish a time-zero in the dr family and create a snapshot of each backup copy stored to the one or more dr clusters.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160153750 

Woodland concealment products


A woodland concealment sheet material product like thermal blankets and duct tape includes a graphic design printed or painted on one side of a sheet material like mylar sheets and adhesive tapes. Four rasters of random noise formed into tiles and four woodland colors are mixed according to mixing maps and two-tone image contrast levels to produce unique camouflage patterns that cannot be anticipated..
Silver Eagle Homes, Inc


05/26/16
20160150271 

Method, computer-readable storage medium, reception apparatus, and information providing identifying available channels and/or services


A method, computer-readable storage medium, reception apparatus, and information providing apparatus for generating a list of accessible channels. The method includes retrieving from a primary server terrestrial broadcast channel information associated with a predetermined geographical region.
Sony Corporation


05/26/16
20160150262 

Audio visual smartphone broadcaster


An information transfer system including a personal electronic device, at least one television, and at least one signal broadcasting device. The signal broadcasting device transfers information from the television to the personal electronic device, and includes a signal input and a processing apparatus.

05/26/16
20160148337 

Graphics processing systems


A graphics processing core of a tile-based graphics processing system when processing a tile of a graphics output reads a primitive to be processed off a tile list for the tile being processed, along with an identifier for that primitive. The graphics processing core then checks whether or not the identifier matches the identifier stored for any entry stored in a primitive data cache.
Arm Limited


05/26/16
20160147684 

In-band interrupt time stamp


System, methods and apparatus are described that facilitate transmission of data, particularly between two devices within an electronic apparatus. A method performed by a slave device coupled to a serial bus includes detecting an event related to a function of the slave device, initiating a first counter in the slave device, asserting an in-band interrupt request by driving at least one signal on the serial bus, and transmitting content of the first counter to a bus master coupled to the serial bus during an interrupt handling procedure.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/26/16
20160145708 

Method for producing a flat product from an iron-based shape memory alloy


Methods for producing a flat product from an iron-based shape memory alloy may involve casting a melt comprised of iron, alloying elements, and impurities into a strip having a thickness of 1-30 mm and cooling the melt as the strip is formed. A twin-roll caster may be employed to help cool and form the melt into the strip.
Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe Ag


05/26/16
20160145427 

Stabilizer compositions and methods for using same for protecting organic materials from uv light and thermal degradation


Stabilizer compositions having a stabilizing amount of at least one co-active agent; and a stabilizing amount of any one or more ultraviolet light absorber chosen from an ortho-hydroxyphenyl triazine, an ortho-hydroxy benzophenone, or an ortho-hydroxyphenyl benzotriazole, optionally in combination with a stabilizing amount of a hindered amine light stabilizer, are provided herein, along with masterbatch concentrates containing same, and processes for using same for stabilizing organic materials to protect against light and thermal degradation due to exposure to uv irradiation.. .
Cytec Industries Inc.


05/19/16
20160142981 

Method and coverage enhancement


The present invention is method and apparatus for coverage enhancement. An embodiment of the present invention includes detecting a cell with primary synchronization signal (pss) and/or secondary synchronization signal (sss), detecting reference signal based on the detected synchronization signal, detecting broadcasting channel based on the detected reference signal and decoding master information block on the broadcasting channel, detecting system information block on a downlink data channel, transmitting random access preamble on random access channel based on a system information obtained from the system information block and receiving random access response corresponding to the random access preamble..
Lg Electronics Inc.


05/19/16
20160142740 

Data encoding and decoding


A video encoding method comprises partitioning each image of a video signal into an array of coding tree units; partitioning the array of coding tree units of each image into a portion pattern of rectangular portions for independent encoding such that the prediction dependencies of samples within a portion do not extend into any other portion and the entropy encoding parameters of one portion are independent of those of any other portion, the portion pattern being such that each row of coding tree units is partitioned into at least two of the portions; encoding the coding tree units within each portion using wavefront parallel processing in which, for each portion, successive rows of coding tree units within the portion are encoded so that encoding dependencies are not broken at row boundaries and encoding parameters are propagated from an intermediate position along each row to the start of the next row of coding tree units; and outputting the encoded coding tree units according to an order with respect to the array of coding tree units which is different to a raster order of coding tree units within successive respective portions.. .
Sony Corporation


05/19/16
20160140741 

Fast high-fidelity flood-filling on vector artwork


Techniques are disclosed for performing flood-fill operations on vector artwork. In one embodiment, a region under a point of interest (poi) of vector artwork is rasterized and flood-filled, and an initial bounding shape around that area is used as a first guess as to the area to be filled.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


05/19/16
20160140008 

Flash copy for disaster recovery (dr) testing


In one embodiment, a computer program product for disaster recovery (dr) testing includes a computer readable storage device having program code embodied therewith. The program code is readable and/or executable by a hardware processor to define a dr family including one or more dr clusters accessible to a dr host and one or more production clusters accessible to a production host, create a backup copy of data stored to the one or more production clusters, store the backup copy to the one or more dr clusters, establish a time-zero in the dr family, create a snapshot of each backup copy stored to the one or more dr clusters, share a point-in-time data consistency at the time-zero among all clusters within the dr family and perform dr testing.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139996 

Methods for providing unified storage for backup and disaster recovery and devices thereof


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and device that providing a unified storage for backup and disaster recovery includes capturing a recent snapshot of one or more file systems associated with a client computing device. The captured recent snapshot is stored in a secondary storage device.
Netapp, Inc.


05/19/16
20160139865 

Host device, printing system, and data processing method


Text data is acquired from print request data, print content is expressed as raster data and print data is generated using a printer command based on the print request data, the acquired text data is added to the print data using the command, and the print data is sent with the text data to the printer.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


05/19/16
20160139859 

Control apparatus, control method, and control program


A control apparatus includes a first predicting unit configured to predict a rasterizing time for each of predetermined units of processing of a first print job, an allocating unit configured to allocate a plurality of divided jobs acquired by dividing the first print job into the units of the processing to a plurality of rasterizing units, an acquiring unit configured to acquire an actual value of a rasterization speed of each of the rasterizing units, and a second predicting unit configured to predict completion times of rasterization processing of a second print job in each of the rasterizing units based on the actual values of the rasterization speed of each of the rasterizing units and processing states of each of the rasterizing units. In this case, the allocating unit divides and allocates the print jobs to each of the rasterizing units based on the prediction results..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/19/16
20160138338 

Bi-level work platform for iso tanks


A bi-level work platform includes a landing vertically spaced from and cantilever supported above a u-shaped base. A folding platform is pivotally connected to the landing by a pivotal platform and by gas struts.
Garlock Safety Systems Inc.


05/19/16
20160137341 

Decorated beverage can tabs


A decorated tab for a beverage container has a lift end, a nose end, and central webbing. An enclosed portion of the central webbing has a coating.
Rexam Beverage Can Company


05/19/16
20160136799 

Hand-held ergonomic jackhammer holder for concrete floor chipping, jackhammer and holder assembly, and use thereof


A self-adjusting hand-held ergonomic holder for jackhammer for manual use by an operator in chipping a hardened ground surface along a continuously variable chipping strike angle. The holder includes a rigid main frame with an upper load bearing handle and a cradle receiving a pneumatically powered hammer with a reciprocatable elongated pneumatically controlled bit operatively mounted to one end thereof.
Rnp Industries Inc.


05/19/16
20160135470 

Antimicrobial articles of manufacture produced from masterbatches


The invention relates to use of masterbatches containing high concentrations of antimicrobial materials such as copper salts, particularly copper iodide. These masterbatch compositions are added to other materials which are used to form various articles of manufacture with antimicrobial properties.
Agienic, Inc.


05/12/16
20160133045 

Zero-coverage rasterization culling


In accordance with some embodiments, a zero coverage test may determine whether a primitive such as a triangle relies on lanes between rows or columns or lines of samples. If so, the primitive can be culled in a zero coverage culling test..
Intel Corporation


05/12/16
20160132576 

High availability and disaster recovery in large-scale data warehouse


Techniques and mechanisms described herein facilitate the management of data centers. According to various embodiments, a first query dispatcher at a first data center may be disabled.
Turn Inc.


05/12/16
20160132410 

Kernel state and user state data exchange disaster recovery of virtual container system


The present invention relates to a kernel state and user state data exchange method for disaster recovery of a virtual container system. In one disaster recovery backup of a virtual container, data needs to be exchanged between a kernel state and a user state.
Tsinghua University


05/12/16
20160130411 

Polyester compounds having enhanced hydrophobic surface properties


A masterbatch having reactive silicone as a hydrophobic additive, the polyester compound that the silicone-containing masterbatch has been let down into, and the plastic articles and films from such compounds having enhanced hydrophobic properties are disclosed. Films having a water contact angle of at least 76° (astm d7490-08) are exemplified..
Polyone Corporation


05/12/16
20160129005 

Adenine derivatives having immunomodulating anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity


In which the stereochemical chiral centre indicated with an asterisk can be r (rectus), s (sinister) or racemic, including the tautomers of the adenine ring and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts, for use in the treatment of inflammatory disorders or of pain disorders.. .

05/12/16
20160128656 

Drive system for imaging device


A drive mechanism for a mobile imaging system comprises a main drive geared into a drive wheel for propelling the imaging system, including a base and one or more imaging components, across a surface. The drive mechanism can also include a scan drive that moves the drive mechanism and the one or more imaging components along an axis relative to the base to provide an imaging scan, and a suspension drive that extends the drive wheel relative to a bottom surface when the imaging system is in a transport mode and retracts the drive wheel relative to the bottom surface of the base when the imaging system is in an imaging mode.
Mobius Imaging, Llc


05/05/16
20160127809 

Integrated work desk encouraging and tracking standing


A work desk system is disclosed which is integrated into a corporate work environment. The work desk system includes a work desk which can be raised and lowered to promote performing various activities such managing email, carrying out a telecon, participating in a webinar, while standing rather than seated.
Tome, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127746 

Limited error raster compression


Embodiments of the invention relate to an image or raster compression method for a multi-dimensional array of pixels. A user specifies a maximum error allowable per pixel for the compression algorithm.
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.


05/05/16
20160125660 

Automated registration of three-dimensional vectors to three-dimensional linear features in remotely-sensed data


A system for automated vector updating, comprising a database that stores raster and vector information, and a vector processing server that algorithmically processes vectors for updates, and methods for algorithm-based vector updating.. .
Digitalglobe, Inc.


05/05/16
20160125278 

Raster image processor with printhead profile compensation for a multi level digital printing machine


System and method of calibration, screening, and compensation for multiple gray-level digital presses. Unequal quantization of the input range is employed with compensated overlapping of sub-ranges.

05/05/16
20160124450 

Power management device


A power management device managing electric power in a load facility group including plural load facilities includes: a detector that detects an instantaneous value of power consumption for each of the plural load facilities; a forecaster that forecasts an instantaneous value of power consumption for each of the plural load facilities; an operation unit that obtains a difference between the value detected by the detector and the value forecasted by the forecaster, for each of the plural load facilities; a controller that outputs a storage command or a discharge command based on whether the difference obtained by the operation unit is positive or negative; and a storage/discharge device that stores/discharges electricity based on the storage command or the discharge command output by the controller. The power management device can respond to instantaneous and steep power consumption amount change in a load facility to enable efficient use of power..
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation


05/05/16
20160122957 

Artificial turf field paint remover and extraction machine


A self-propelled field paint removal and extraction machine for removing paint from artificial turf athletic fields. The machine includes a self propelled, zero-turn rolling chassis including a frame defining a longitudinal axis of the machine; a brush assembly supported by the frame rearward of first and second front wheel caster assemblies and including a first outer brush rotating about a first brush axis of rotation and a second other brush rotating about a second brush axis, the brush assembly movable between a retracted position and a ground-contacting position; and a vacuum assembly supported by the frame rearward of the brush assembly and including a ground-contacting vacuum pad having a plurality of suction ports, the vacuum pad extending parallel to a lateral axis of the machine; and wherein the first and second brushes, in the retracted position of the brush assembly, are within a front footprint of the rolling chassis..
The Pioneer Manufacturing Company


05/05/16
20160122542 

Method for manufacturing asphaltic sheet materials including expandable graphite


A method for producing an asphaltic sheet having expandable graphite dispersed in one or more asphaltic components thereof, the method comprising preparing a masterbatch by combining asphalt binder and polymeric modifier at a first temperature, cooling the masterbatch to a second temperature, where the second temperature is lower than the first temperature, adding, after said step of cooling, expandable graphite to the masterbatch to thereby form an asphaltic composition including expandable graphite, and fabricating a sheet with the asphaltic composition including expandable graphite.. .
Firestone Building Products Co., Llc


05/05/16
20160122501 

Rubber composition comprising emulsion-polymerized conjugated diene polymer and silica suspension, and producing same


Provided are: a rubber composition (a silica master batch) that contains silica in a highly dispersed state, which is prepared by mixing a suspension with an emulsion of an emulsion-polymerized conjugated diene polymer and then coagulating the resultant mixture, wherein the suspension is prepared by highly dispersing wet silica, which does not undergo secondary coagulation yet, or silica, which is prepared by mechanically dissociating secondary coagulation masses of silica, in water and the emulsion-polymerized conjugated diene polymer contains a functional group that is reactive with silica or has high affinity for silica; and a method for producing the rubber composition. A clam (a small mass of a rubber) which contains silica in a highly dispersed state is hardly dried.
Nippon A&l Inc.


05/05/16
20160122373 

An efficient process for separation of diastereomers of 9-[(r)-2-[[(r,s)-[[(s)-1-(isopropoxycarbonyl)ethyl]amino]-phenoxyphosphinyl] methoxy]propyl]adenine


The present invention relates to an efficient process for the separation of diastereomers of 9-[(r)-2-[[(r,s)-[[(s)-1-(isopropoxycarbonyl)ethyl]amino]-phenoxyphosphinyl]methoxy]propyl]adenine and to a process for preparing 9-[(r)-2-[[(r)-[[(s)-1-(isopropoxycarbonyl)ethyl]amino]phenoxyphosphinyl]methoxy]propyl]adenine and 9-[(r)-2-[[(s)-[[(s)-1-(isopropoxycarbonyl)ethyl]amino]phenoxyphosphinyl]methoxy]propyl]adenine.. .
Cipla Limited


05/05/16
20160122079 

Pallet for transportation of flammable gases


A pallet for transportation of flammable gases allows tanks containing flammable gas to be securely transported. The pallet is manufactured from steel or aluminum alloy, and provides apertures for a forklift to lift and carry the pallet.

05/05/16
20160121957 

Powered personal mobility vehicle with rotating wheels


An electric powered personal mobility vehicle that includes at least one front wheel and an electric motor that provides rotational force to a wheel of the vehicle. The electric motor is supported by the vehicle and is powered by a rechargeable battery that is also supported by the vehicle.
Razor Usa Llc


05/05/16
20160121652 

Fixed and rotating cart caster


The present invention relates to a fixed and rotating cart caster that is installed on each of the edges of a bottom surface of a manned and unmanned cart to carry a product through a rolling motion, and more particularly, to a fixed and rotating cart caster that is automatically converted into a fixed or rotating caster according to a forward/backward traveling direction of a cart to ensure safe travel and thereby easily carry a product and improve work conditions. According to the present invention, since the fixed and rotating cart caster is automatically converted into a fixed or rotating caster by an operation of a fixed and rotating unit including an auxiliary wheel that is closely attached to a wheel according to the forward/backward movement of the cart so as to rotate in only one direction and a fixing pin inserted into a coupling hole of a fixing plate, safe travel may be ensured in order to easily carry a product and improve work conditions..

05/05/16
20160121651 

Caster assembly


A caster assembly includes a caster support leg, a protective shell, a wheel and an axle bolt. The protective shell has a caster support leg housing to receive the caster support leg therein and a sloped side, and the wheel has a tread, a hub and a bearing.

04/28/16
20160119496 

Imaging forming apparatus, control image forming apparatus, and recording medium


An image forming apparatus capable of receiving a raster image from an image processing controller includes: a transmitting unit transmitting device information of the image forming apparatus to an external device via the image processing controller; a determining unit determining whether the image processing controller is in a first power condition or in a second power condition consuming lower power than the first power condition; and a control unit allowing the transmitting unit to transmit the device information to the external device in a case where the determining unit determines that the image processing controller is in the first power condition, and in a case where the determining unit determines that the image processing controller is in the second power condition, restrict the transmitting unit to transmit the device information to the external device until the image processing controller returns to the first power condition from the second power condition.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/28/16
20160119275 

High availability internet protocol address solution for disaster recovery


A system, a method, and a computer program product for providing a high availability internet protocol address are disclosed. At a first customer routing domain, a high availability internet protocol (“ha ip”) address is generated and configured on a first computing device located within the first customer routing domain.





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