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07/21/16
20160212684 
 Sensor network information collection via mobile gateway patent thumbnailSensor network information collection via mobile gateway
There is provided a sensor network information collection mechanism in which, after a ue has decided to become part of an information collecting operation for collecting information from a local sensor network, a signaling transmitted from a managing node of a local sensor network is received and processed. A communication network control element is informed about the willingness to become an information collector by sending a report message comprising measurement results derived from the signaling received from the managing node of the local sensor network.
Broadcom Corporation


07/21/16
20160212378 
 Method and system to counsel individuals and couples through video conferencing using principles of astrology patent thumbnailMethod and system to counsel individuals and couples through video conferencing using principles of astrology
Described herein is a method and system to counsel individuals and couples who may or may not be in a relationship, through video conferencing and through the use of astrology as the principal tool. In one embodiment of the invention, subscribers, or users of the counselling service are connected to an astrologer for a period of time.

07/21/16
20160212363 
 Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and  controlling the image capturing apparatus patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and controlling the image capturing apparatus
Disclosed herein are an image processing apparatus, an image capturing apparatus, an image processing method, and a method of controlling an image capturing apparatus. The image processing apparatus includes: an input unit through which an image is input, a correction value decider configured to detect an edge of the image by applying at least one directional filter that is alignable in a direction with respect to the image, to calculate a mean value of a plurality of pixel values of a plurality of pixels that correspond to the edge, and to determine a correction value that corresponds to each pixel of the image according to the mean value of the plurality of pixel values, and an image corrector configured to apply the correction value to the image in order to correct the image..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212361 
 Imaging device patent thumbnailImaging device
An imaging device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a plurality of connection nodes which electrically connect the first and second substrates, a pixel section arranged on the first substrate and including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form, the plurality of pixels outputting pixel signals according to incident light, a row signal generation circuit arranged on the first substrate or the second substrate and configured to generate row selection signals, a column signal generation circuit arranged on the first substrate and configured to generate column-scanning signals, a block of column-scanning circuits arranged on the first substrate and which sequentially outputs the pixel signals output to every row from the pixels by scanning the columns according to the column-scanning signals, to every column, and a signal-processing circuit arranged on the second substrate and configured to process the pixel signals output from the block of column-scanning circuits.. .
Olympus Corporation


07/21/16
20160212291 
 Light guide, illuminating device and image reading apparatus patent thumbnailLight guide, illuminating device and image reading apparatus
A light guide having: a splitting section configured to split light emitted from a light source into at least two; and at least two light guiding sections arranged side by side in a predetermined width direction and configured to cause the light entering from the splitting section to propagate in a predetermined length direction. Each of the light guiding sections includes: a reflective section provided along the length direction and configured to reflect light incident thereon; an emission surface arranged opposite the reflective section and configured to emit the light reflected by the reflective section as a linear light beam having predetermined light distribution in the length direction; and at least a part of the emission surface is located farther in a direction opposite to the length direction than a forward end of the splitting section in the length direction..
Konica Minolta, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212070 
 Packet processing apparatus utilizing ingress drop queue manager circuit to instruct buffer manager circuit to perform cell release of ingress packet and associated packet processing method patent thumbnailPacket processing apparatus utilizing ingress drop queue manager circuit to instruct buffer manager circuit to perform cell release of ingress packet and associated packet processing method
A packet processing apparatus includes a buffer manager (bm) circuit, an ingress drop queue manager (idqm) circuit, and a queue manager (qm) circuit. The bm circuit maintains at least one multicast counter (mc) value for an ingress packet.
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160211962 
 Method and user equipment for transmitting ack/nack information, and method and base station for receiving ack/nack information patent thumbnailMethod and user equipment for transmitting ack/nack information, and method and base station for receiving ack/nack information
A method and user equipment (ue) for transmitting ack/nack information, and a method and base station (bs) n for receiving ack/nack information are disclosed. If ack/nack repetition and spatial orthogonal-resource transmit diversity (sortd) caused by 2 antenna ports are configured in the ue, the ue performs first ack/nack transmission using 2 pucch resources implicitly decided by an associated pdcch.
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/21/16
20160211912 
 Wavelength selective switch and  controlling spatial phase modulator in wavelengths patent thumbnailWavelength selective switch and controlling spatial phase modulator in wavelengths
The present invention discloses a wavelength selective switch and a method for controlling a spatial phase modulator in a wavelength selective switch. The wavelength selective switch includes: a first demultiplexing/multiplexing component, configured to split, an input multi-wavelength optical signal into multiple single-wavelength optical signals; a spatial phase modulator, configured to change a transmission direction of each single-wavelength optical signal included in the multiple single-wavelength optical signals, where the spatial phase modulator is further configured to split a first single-wavelength optical signal in the multiple single-wavelength optical signals into a first light beam and a second light beam, where the first light beam is incident on an output port, and the second light beam is incident on a monitoring port; a photoelectric detector, configured to receive the second light beam; and a performance monitoring component, configured to perform performance monitoring on the received second light beam..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211793 
 Slat roof patent thumbnailSlat roof
A slat roof with slats and with an adjusting device for rotating the slats about a rotational axis between a closed and an open rotational position, the rotational axis running parallel to the longitudinal extension of the slats. In the closed rotational position, the slats lie against one another in overlap regions along the longitudinal edges of the slats and/or are coupled to one another by sealing elements or guiding systems which engage into one another, and the slats can be adjusted into rotational positions up to the completely open rotational position by the adjusting device.

07/21/16
20160211525 
 Negative electrode,  producing the same, and battery patent thumbnailNegative electrode, producing the same, and battery
A method for producing a negative electrode, including a step of subjecting a copper foil to a plasma treatment, a step of coating the copper foil subjected to the plasma treatment, with a slurry including an active material containing a silicon atom, and a step of subjecting the copper foil coated with the slurry to a heat treatment to form an intermetallic compound of copper and silicon at an interface between the copper foil and the active material. A negative electrode including a copper foil, an active material layer including an active material containing a silicon atom on the copper foil, and copper silicide at an interface between the copper foil and the active material..
Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211451 

Method of manufacturing substrate of organic light-emitting display device


A method of manufacturing a substrate of an organic light-emitting display device, the method including: forming, on a first surface of a transparent substrate, a photothermal conversion layer configured to covert incident light into thermal energy; forming partition walls on the first surface in a first region of the photothermal conversion layer, the partition walls including a photosensitive compound including a resorcinarene, the resorcinarene including a perfluorocarbon group; forming an organic material layer on the first surface in a second region of the photothermal conversion layer, the second region being defined by the partition walls; removing the partition walls; placing a target substrate over the organic material layer; and applying light to a second surface of the transparent substrate, the second surface being opposite the first surface of the transparent substrate.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211395 

Method for laser-structuring thin layers on a substrate in order to produce monolithically connected thin-layer solar cells, and producing a thin-layer solar module


The invention relates to a method for laser-structuring thin layers on a substrate in order to produce monolithically connected thin-layer solar cells, having the following steps:—providing a laser with a laser wavelength,—providing a substrate (1) which comprises a first side and a second side and which is transparent for the laser wavelength, said first side of the substrate has big a metal rear electrode thin layer (2), on which an absorber thin layer (3) for thin layer solar cells is arranged,—emitting a laser beam (l) onto the substrate, and—moving the laser beam (l) over the substrate (1) along a writing line and/or moving the substrate (1) relative to the laser beam (l) along a writing line. According to the invention, the laser beam (l) is emitted onto the second side of the substrate (1) and is incident on the metal rear electrode thin layer (2) through the substrate (1), and laser pulses of the laser beam are adjusted in the nano-, pico-, or femtosecond range and the laser beam is moved such that the absorber thin layer (3) arranged over the metal rear electrode thin layer (2) is detached along the writing line, hid a laser-influenced metal rear electrode thin layer (2) remains on the substrate..
Beijing Apollo Ding Rong Solar Technology Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211394 

Nano wire array based solar energy harvesting device


A photovoltaic device operable to convert light to electricity, comprising a substrate, a plurality of structures essentially perpendicular to the substrate, one or more recesses between the structures, each recess having a planar mirror on a bottom wall thereof and each recess filled with a transparent material. The structures have p-n or p-i-n junctions for converting light into electricity.
Zena Technologies, Inc.


07/21/16
20160211348 

Trench lateral diffusion metal oxide semiconductor device and manufacturing the same


A trench lateral diffusion metal oxide semiconductor (ldmos) device, disposed on a substrate, comprising: a transistor and an ldmos transistor. The transistor has a gate.
Maxchip Electronics Corp.


07/21/16
20160211303 

Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic apparatus


A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions each provided in a semiconductor substrate and receives incident light through a light sensing surface, and a pixel separation portion provided to electrically separate a plurality of pixels. At least a pinning layer and a light shielding layer are provided in an inner portion of a trench provided on a side portion of each of the photoelectric conversion portions in an incident surface side, the trench includes a first trench and a second trench formed to be wider than the first trench in a portion shallower than the first trench, the pinning layer is formed in an inner portion of the first trench to cover an inside surface of the second trench, and the light shielding layer is formed to bury an inner portion of the second trench at least via the pinning layer..
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211302 

Optical sensor capable of detecting ir light and visible light simultaneously


An optical sensor includes an image sensor, a proximity sensor and a visible light sensor. The image sensor includes a first pixel and a second pixel.
Pixart Imaging Inc.


07/21/16
20160211291 

Image sensor with solar cell function


A unit pixel element that acts as an image sensor or a solar cell according to the present invention comprises a photo detector that drives a photocurrent flow, induced by light incident onto the gate, along the channel between the source and the drain; a first switch that is wired and switched on or switched off between the source terminal of the photo detector and the first solar cell bus; and a second switch that is wired and switched on or switched off between the gate terminal of the photo detector and the second solar cell bus, and features a function of light energy harvesting and high-efficiency photoelectric conversion that generates and supplies effective electric power.. .

07/21/16
20160211285 

Image sensor with solar cell function and electronic device thereof


A unit pixel element that acts as an image sensor or a solar cell according to the present invention comprises a photo detector that drives a photocurrent flow, induced by light incident onto the gate, along the channel between the source and the drain; a first switch that is wired and switched on or switched off between the source terminal of the photo detector and the first solar cell bus; and a second switch that is wired and switched on or switched off between the gate terminal of the photo detector and the second solar cell bus, and features a function of light energy harvesting and high-efficiency photoelectric conversion that generates and supplies effective electric power.. .

07/21/16
20160211271 

Non-volatile memory with silicided bit line contacts


An approach to use silicided bit line contacts that do not short to the underlying substrate in memory devices. The approach provides for silicide formation in the bit line contact area, using a process that benefits from being self-aligned to the oxide-nitride-oxide (ono) nitride edges.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation


07/21/16
20160210910 

Liquid crystal display device and electronic device


To provide a liquid crystal display device which can perform image display in both modes: a reflective mode where external light is used as an illumination light source; and a transmissive mode where a backlight is used. In one pixel, a region where incident light through a liquid crystal layer is reflected to perform display (reflective region) and a region through which light from the backlight passes to perform display (transmissive region) are provided, and image display can be performed in both modes: the reflective mode where external light is used as an illumination light source; and the transmissive mode where the backlight is used as an illumination light source.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210855 

Method and traffic monitoring device for detecting a wrong-way driving incidnet of a motor vehicle


A method is described for detecting a wrong-way driving incident of a motor vehicle on a unidirectional roadway, using a traffic monitoring device. A motor vehicle is recognized by the traffic monitoring device, a moving direction of the motor vehicle is determined based on data of the traffic monitoring device, and a wrong-way driving incident is detected when a moving direction is against a direction of traffic of the unidirectional roadway.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


07/21/16
20160210823 

Chinese video poker


A gaming system having a thirteen-card poker game is provided. The gaming system causes an initial five cards to be dealt to the player from a standard 52-card poker deck.

07/21/16
20160210736 

Head-mounted display, controlling head-mounted display, and computer program


A head-mounted display includes: a distance measurement unit that measures a distance to a target present in a predetermined range; an imaging unit that images the predetermined range and acquires different preliminary information from the measured distance; and a distance decision unit that decides a distance to the target included in a second region based on the preliminary information acquired in regard to the target included in a measured first region when the first region and the second region different from the first region are included in the predetermined range in which the target is imaged.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/21/16
20160210728 

Image processing system, image processing method, and recording medium


A detecting unit detects subjects from an image photographed by a first camera and an image photographed by a second camera different from the first camera, a deciding unit decides whether a first subject photographed by the first camera and a second subject photographed by the second camera are a same subject, and a generating unit generates color correction information based on information indicating color of plural sets of the subjects decided as the same subject by the deciding unit. Thus, it is possible to reduce a difference of color between plural cameras even in the case where the photographing ranges of the plural cameras do not overlap..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


07/21/16
20160210541 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and non-transitory computer-readable medium


An image processing apparatus decides a grid point coordinate on a lookup table corresponding to a predetermined color; calculates, based on association between a signal of the predetermined color in the uniform color space designated by a first color space information and the decided grid point coordinate, a first matrix for converting each signal in the uniform color space into a grid point coordinate; calculates, based on association between the signal of the predetermined color in the uniform color space designated by a second color space information and the decided grid point coordinate, a second matrix for converting each grid point coordinate into a signal in the uniform color space; and generates a lookup table for converting each grid point coordinate into a signal in the second color space by using the second matrix and the second color space information.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


07/21/16
20160210535 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and storage medium


The presence of possibility of occurrence of an excessive adaptation due to use of only learned training data is detected during a learning stage. The user is urged to add data and other information, thereby avoiding the excessive adaptation.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


07/21/16
20160210029 

Remote display of a data with situation-dependent change in date representation


A display unit that receives first data and second data and respective first and second metadata associated therewith, and is adapted to be operatively connected to a computing unit is disclosed. The display unit outputs the first data and the second data to a user on an output device as an image.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


07/21/16
20160209947 

Noise cancellation tecnique for capacitive touchscreen controller using differential sensing


A differential sensing scheme provides a means for detecting one or more touch events on a touch sensitive device in the presence of incident noise. Instead of sensing one touch sensitive channel, such as a row, column, or single touch sensor, multiple touch sensitive channels are sampled at a time.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209927 

Gesture manipulation device and method, program, and recording medium


A hand region is detected in a captured image, and for each part of the background area, a light source presence degree indicating the probability that a light source is present is determined according to the luminance or color of that part; on the basis of the light source presence degree, a region in which the captured image is affected by a light source is estimated, and if the captured image includes a region estimated to be affected by a light source, whether or not a dropout has occurred in the hand region in the captured image is decided; on the basis of the result of this decision, an action is determined. Gesture determinations can be made correctly even when the hand region in the captured image is affected by a light source at the time of gesture manipulation input..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


07/21/16
20160209794 

Optical sensor, recording medium discrimination device, and image forming apparatus


An optical sensor including an irradiation system including an irradiation system including a light source unit having a light source, the irradiation system configured to emit a linearly polarized light of a first polarization direction onto a surface of an object, a polarizing optical element disposed on an optical path of the light that is emitted from the irradiation system and reflected by diffuse reflection from an incident plane of the object and configured to separate a linearly polarized light component of a second polarization direction, a first photodetector configured to receive the linearly polarized light component of the second polarization direction separated by the polarizing optical element, and a housing supporting the irradiation system, the polarizing optical element, and the first photodetector, where the light source unit is fixed to the housing in a light emitting direction of the light source unit via space.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209762 

Liquid jet and recovery system for immersion lithography


A liquid immersion lithography apparatus includes a projection system including an optical member of which an incidence side has a convex lens shape, the projection system being configured to project an image through a liquid on a workpiece, and a liquid immersion member arranged below the optical member, the liquid immersion member having a plurality of openings through which the liquid is allowed to flow. A material of which the optical member is made is more resistant to the liquid than a material of which the liquid immersion member is made..
Nikon Corporation


07/21/16
20160209759 

Illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus


An illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus includes a pupil forming unit directing light on a spatial light modulator that transmits or reflects impinging light in a spatially resolved manner. An objective images a light exit surface of the spatial light modulator on light entrance facets of an optical integrator so that an image of an object area on the light exit surface completely coincides with one of the light entrance facets.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


07/21/16
20160209751 

Mirror, more particularly for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus


A mirror, in particular for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus has an optically effective surface (11), a mirror substrate (12), a reflection layer stack (21) for reflecting electromagnetic radiation that is incident on the optical effective surface, and at least two piezoelectric layers (16a, 16b, 16c), which are arranged successively between the mirror substrate and the reflection layer stack in the stack direction of the reflection layer stack and to which an electric field can be applied to produce a locally variable deformation, wherein at least one intermediate layer (22a, 22b) made of crystalline material is arranged between the piezoelectric layers (16a, 16b, 16c), wherein the intermediate layer is designed to leave an electric field, which is present in the region of the piezoelectric layers (16a, 16b, 16c) that adjoin the intermediate layer (22a, 22b) in the stack direction of the reflection layer stack (21), substantially uninfluenced.. .
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


07/21/16
20160209678 

Spectacle lens and producing same


An aspect of the present invention relates to a spectacle lens where at least one of an object-side surface and an eyeball-side surface has, in a lower region positioned downward from a fitting point or an optical center during use, reflection characteristics satisfying that: (1) a normal incidence average reflectance in a wavelength region of 400 to 500 nm is within a range of 1.0 to 15%; and (2) the normal incidence average reflectance is greater than a normal incidence average reflectance in the wavelength region of 400 to 500 nm in an upper region positioned upward from the lower region during use.. .
Hoya Corporation


07/21/16
20160209666 

Anti-glare 3d glasses


A pair of glasses equipped with two lenses and intended to be worn by a user, the lenses each comprising a screen capable of transmitting or occulting, at least partially, incident light intended to pass through the lenses toward the user, the glasses being configured to, in a first occulting mode, attenuate the intensity of the incident light by simultaneously occulting the two screens, and, in a second occulting mode, enable three-dimensional vision of data emitted by a display device, via alternated occultation of the two screens.. .
Valeo Vision


07/21/16
20160209664 

Optical unit, illumination optical apparatus, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method


An illumination optical apparatus has an optical unit. The optical unit has a light splitter to split an incident beam into two beams; a first spatial light modulator which can be arranged in an optical path of a first beam; a second spatial light modulator which can be arranged in an optical path of a second beam; and a light combiner which combines a beam having passed via the first spatial light modulator, with a beam having passed via the second spatial light modulator; each of the first spatial light modulator and the second spatial light modulator has a plurality of optical elements arranged two-dimensionally and controlled individually..
Nikon Corporation


07/21/16
20160209646 

Adaptive optics system and optical device


The present invention is intended to provide an adaptive optics system and an optical device that allow correction of wavefront phase aberration with higher accuracy than before and have a wider correction range than the conventional ones, regardless of the distance between the observation target and the fluctuation layer, and the size of the observation target. An adaptive optics system includes: a wavefront phase modulator that makes aberration correction to incident light and emits the corrected light; and an imaging-conjugated position adjustment mechanism that adjusts freely within a specimen the position of a surface imaging-conjugated with a fluctuation correction surface formed by the wavefront phase modulator.
Inter-university Research Institute Corporation National Institutes Of Natural Sciences


07/21/16
20160209625 

Infrared large-format telecentric laser marking fθ lens


An fθ lens for infrared large-format telecentric laser marking is disclosed, including a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element and a fourth lens element arranged sequentially along the propagation direction of an incident ray. The first lens element is a negative biconcave lens element including a first curved surface and a second curved surface.
Han's Cnc Science And Technology Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209578 

Display device and backlight unit included therein


A display device includes a light source to emit light, a light guide plate on which the light emitted from the light source is incident and which irradiates light through a first and a second surface of the light guide plate, a quantum dot sheet on which the light irradiated through the first surface of the light guide plate is incident and which irradiates blue light, green light and red light, a reflective sheet for reflecting the irradiated light to the light guide plate, and a light-converting material at an edge portion of the light guide plate, the quantum dot sheet and the reflective sheet, for converting the light into a yellow light, green light or red light. The light incident on the quantum dot sheet includes the light emitted from the light source and the yellow light, the green light or the red light..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209575 

Indication lighting device and vacuum cleaner including the same


An indication lighting device provided is capable of reducing the number of electric wiring from a fixed, part to a moving part when an indication part is provided in the moving part's side. The indication lighting device makes indication by emitting light from a light source arranged in a fixed part to an optical waveguide arranged in a moving part, reflecting the light incident on the optical waveguide by reflection surfaces of prisms of the optical waveguide to an indication part provided in a tip side of the optical waveguide to be propagated, and emitting the light propagated inside the optical waveguide through the indication part..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209564 

Polarizing plate, manufacturing polarizing plate, image display device, manufacturing image display device, and improving transmittance of polarizing plate


The present invention provides a polarizer excellent in transmittance even if it includes a light-transmitting substrate having no in-plane phase difference. The present invention relates to a polarizer configured to be disposed on a backlight source side in an image display device, the polarizer including at least a light-transmitting substrate having in-plane birefringence and a polarizing element layered in said order from the backlight source side, the light-transmitting substrate receiving incidence of polarized light, the light-transmitting substrate and the polarizing element being layered such that a fast axis of the light-transmitting substrate along a direction in which the substrate shows a smaller refractive index and a transmission axis of the polarizing element form an angle of 0°±30° or 90°±30°..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209562 

Multi-layer optical films


Multi-layer optical film comprising optical layers reflecting at least 50 percent of incident uv light over specified wavelength ranges. Embodiments of the multi-layer optical films are useful, for example, as a uv protective covering..
3m Innovative Properties Company


07/21/16
20160209515 

Multimodal imaging apparatus


The present invention relates to a multimodal imaging apparatus (1a, 1b) for imaging a process (63) in a subject (23), said process (63) causing the emission of gamma quanta (25, 61), said apparatus (1a, 1b) comprising a scintillator (3) including scintillator elements (31) for capturing incident gamma quanta (25, 61) generated by the radiotracer and for emitting scintillation photons (26) in response to said captured gamma quanta (25, 61), a photodetector (5) including photosensitive elements (33) for capturing the emitted scintillation photons (26) and for determining a spatial distribution of the scintillation photons, and a readout electronics (7) for determining the impact position of an incident gamma quantum in the scintillator (3) and/or a parameter indicative of the emission point of the gamma quantum (25, 61) in the subject (23) based on the spatial distribution of the scintillation photons, wherein the imaging apparatus (1a, 1b) is configured to be switched between a first operation mode for detecting low energy gamma quanta and a second operation mode for detecting high energy gamma quanta, wherein the high energy gamma quanta have a higher energy than the low energy gamma quanta, and the scintillator (3) is arranged to capture incident gamma quanta (25, 61) from the same area of interest (65) in the first operation mode and in the second operation mode without requiring a relative movement of the subject (23) versus the scintillator (3), wherein the scintillator (3) comprises an array of scintillator elements (31) including a first region with high energy scintillator elements (27) for capturing high energy gamma quanta and a second region with low energy scintillator elements (29) for capturing low energy gamma quanta; and/or the apparatus (1a, 1b) further comprises a positioning mechanism (35) for changing the orientation and/or position of the scintillator elements (31), in particular for tilting the scintillator elements (31), to switch the imaging apparatus (1a, 1b) between the first operation mode and the second operation mode.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/21/16
20160209510 

Laser radar apparatus


A laser radar apparatus that includes a rotating mirror is provided. The rotating mirror has a reflective area that reflects outgoing laser light.
Denso Wave Incorporated


07/21/16
20160209487 

System and z-shim compensated echo-planar magnetic resonance imaging


A system and method for imaging a subject includes a first imaging pulse sequence having gradient blips along an x-direction and a y-direction to acquire calibration image data from multiple slices. The imaging pulse sequence also includes a plurality of z-shimming gradient blips coincident in time with the gradient blips along the x- and y-directions and varied within each slice.
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209404 

Pesticide efficacy kit


A kit for testing the effectiveness of pesticides. The kit including a plurality of dishes that can be stackably connected to each other, a lid that can be connected to at least one of the plurality of dishes, a substrate that is fitted to be placed in one of the plurality of dishes, and a closeable container that has a compartment for the dishes and a compartment for the substrate..
Jab Distributors, Llc


07/21/16
20160209272 

Hair reader, dispenser device and related systems and methods


The present disclosure relates to hair readers, dispenser devices, and related systems and methods. For example the present application relates to a method of optically acquiring data from keratinous fibers, the method comprising: a.
Coloright Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209266 

Panoramic laser warning receiver


A method and apparatus of detecting laser in a laser warning receiver is disclosed. A panoramic lens assembly utilized in cameras is combined with a laser detection focal plane.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


07/21/16
20160209264 

Passive wireless sensors for turbmomachines and operating the same


A machine includes a machine substrate and a dielectric layer formed over at least a portion of the machine substrate. A monitoring system for the machine includes a sensor subsystem that includes a first portion of the machine substrate and a portion of the machine dielectric layer formed over the first portion of the machine substrate.
General Electric Company


07/21/16
20160209204 

Method and quality testing tube bundle


A method for quality testing a tube bundle is provided. The tube bundle includes a plurality of tubes.
Caterpillar Inc.


07/21/16
20160208992 

Flashlight with usb charger


A flashlight is provided. The flashlight includes a frame defined by a rail that extends around a central opening predominantly within a single plane, a mounting loop extending outboard of the frame on a first end, a planar circuit board disposed within the central opening.
Armament Systems And Procedures, Inc.


07/21/16
20160208921 

Seal housing pre-taper


Aspects of the disclosure are directed to an apparatus comprising a first section, and a second section coupled to the first section, wherein the second section is configured to substantially coincide with an edge of a seal and includes a pre-tapered edge.. .
United Technologies Corporation


07/21/16
20160208378 

Methods of forming layers


A method of forming a layer, the method including providing a substrate having at least one surface adapted for forming a layer thereon; directing a particle beam towards the surface of the substrate, the particle beam including particles, wherein the particle beam has an angle of incidence with respect to the substrate, and is configured so that the particles have implant energies that are not greater than about 100 ev; changing the angle of incidence of the particle beam, the implant energy of the particles, or a combination thereof; and directing the particle beam towards the surface of the substrate a subsequent time, wherein the particles of the particle beam form a layer on the substrate.. .
Seagate Technology Llc


07/21/16
20160208277 

Als inhibitor herbicide tolerant mutant plants


The present invention relates to an als inhibitor herbicide tolerant polyploid plants, such as b. Napus or b.
Bayer Cropscience Lp


07/21/16
20160208193 

Hydraulic fluid compositions


A novel hydraulic fluid composition for application to drilling equipment is described herein. These hydraulic fluid compositions permit effective monitoring or controlling well-head pressure of a well during drilling on land or offshore.
Houghton Technical Corp.


07/21/16
20160208120 

Water based magnetic ink character recognition ink jet ink based on dispersion of functionalized nanoparticulate magnetic ferrite


The present invention describes a method to obtain magnetic aqueous ink composition for micr (magnetic ink character recognition) ink jet printing comprising an aqueous dispersion of functionalized magnetic nanoparticles, humectant agents, solvents, biocide and water. It also allows obtaining stable inks for long periods with extremely high concentrations of magnetic nanoparticles with loading between 15% and 40% by mass and magnetic signals varying from 80 to 200%.
Nanum Nanotecnologia S/a


07/21/16
20160207934 

Herbicidally active (alkynyl-phenyl)-substituted cyclic dione compounds and derivatives thereof


The present invention relates to a compound of formula (i): wherein: x is methyl or chlorine; r1 is fluorine or bromine; r2 is ethynyl, c1-c3alkoxy, c1-c3haloalkoxy, or c1-c3alkoxy-c1-c3alkoxy-; and q is a pyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a thiopyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a piperidine-3,5-dione-4-yl, a cyclopentane-1,3-dione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3, 5-trione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3-dione-2-yl, or a cycloheptane-1,3-dione-2-yl, or a derivative thereof (e.g. A fused such as fused bicyclic derivative, and/or a spirocyclic derivative), or an enol ketone tautomer derivative thereof, wherein q is further defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (i) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof.
Syngenta Limited


07/21/16
20160207874 

Improved process for the reductive amination and selective hydrogenation of substrates containing a selected halogen


Disclosed is a process for performing a chemical reaction selected from reductive amination and hydrogenation of a first functional group in an organic feed substrate, which feed substrate comprises at least one further functional group containing a halogen atom, wherein the halogen atom is selected from the list consisting of chlorine, bromine, iodine, and combinations thereof, in the presence of hydrogen and a heterogeneous catalyst comprising at least one metal from the list of pd, rh, and ru, together with at least a second metal from the list consisting of ag, ni, co, sn, cu and au. The process is preferably applied for the reductive amination of 2-chloro-benzaldehyde to form 2-chloro-benzyldimethylamine, as an intermediate in the production of agrochemically active compounds and microbiocides of the methoximinophenylglyoxylic ester series.
Taminco Bvba


07/21/16
20160207844 

Flowable mixture including elemental sulfur and hydrated clay and producing the same


The present invention is directed to a flowable mixture including: a) a hydrated clay suspension and b) sulfur derived from elemental sulfur. Preferably, the flowable mixture includes elemental sulfur particles and a hydrated, absorbent clay, such as bentonite clay.
Stoller Enterprises, Inc.


07/21/16
20160207795 

Ultraviolet sterilization device


The present invention pertains to an ultraviolet sterilization device comprising: a transfer pipe (2) having an inlet port (4) and an outlet port (5); and an ultraviolet light source (3) that causes ultraviolet rays to be incident to the transfer pipe. Fluid to be treated that is inside the transfer pipe is sterilized by the ultraviolet rays irradiated from the ultraviolet light source.
Asahi Organic Chemicals Industry Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160207679 

Label system for ingestible products


A labeling system embodying a label format for ingestible products and method for preventing accidental and/or over-ingestion of cannabis infused products is provided. The system facilitates identifying the thc and cbd levels of cannabis infused products, providing a clear edible warning label that can be placed directly on the infused edible itself; providing visible identification of cannabis infused food products; and providing descriptive content of cannabis-related information..

07/21/16
20160207678 

Cushion case for a container


A cushion case for a container includes an abutment portion and a supporting portion. The abutment portion is annular and has an inner surface.

07/21/16
20160207670 

One-piece food container with rim


A food container has a temporary rim formed in one-piece structure on the edge thereof. It has as first sealing rim and a second sealing rim as the surface for a sealing film to be heat-sealed thereon.

07/21/16
20160207465 

Apparatus for generating high contrast optical signals, and exemplary applications


A display apparatus generates a high visibility optical signal, such as an icon, the icon comprising a symbol, shape, or other image-like representation. The icon becomes visible at an observation point during an illumination on-state.
Imra America, Inc.


07/21/16
20160207460 

Vehicle-mounted camera


A lens provided on a surface of a vehicle-mounted camera has a problem that a field of view becomes undesirable because small water droplets caused by fog, light rain and others adhere and scatter incident light. In the vehicle-mounted camera provided on a periphery of a vehicle, a hydrophilic film made of silicon dioxide particles and binder is provided on the lens surface, a mean particle diameter of silicon dioxide particles dispersed on the lens side of the hydrophilic film is larger than a mean particle diameter of silicon dioxide particles on the side in contact with air space outside the vehicle-mounted camera.
Clarion Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160207359 

Pneumatic tire


A pneumatic tire is provided with a tread, a pair of sidewalls, and a pair of beads. A plurality of bending grooves are provided in an intermediate land located on the inner side of each shoulder main groove.
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160207130 

Nickel-based brazing foil and process for brazing


An amorphous, ductile brazing foil is provided. According to one example embodiment, the composition consists essentially of nirestcrabbpcsid with 2 atomic percent≦a≦30 atomic percent; 0.5 atomic percent≦b≦14 atomic percent; 2 atomic percent≦c≦20 atomic percent; 0 atomic percent≦d≦14 atomic percent; incidental impurities≦0.5 atomic percent; rest ni, where c>b>c/15 and 10 atomic percent≦b+c+d≦25 atomic percent..
Vacuumschmelze Gmbh & Co. Kg


07/21/16
20160206987 

Air filter operable for filtering cabin air in vehicles, agricultural machinery, construction equipment and other work machines


The invention relates to an air filter element of a passenger compartment for the driver's cab of agricultural and work machines, in particular with spraying and atomizing devices for pesticides and fertilizers, having an adsorption filter layer with activated carbon, a fine filter layer in particular for separating aerosols and a circumferential sealing for separating the raw side from the clean side during installation into a filter housing.. .
Mann+hummel Gmbh


07/21/16
20160206700 

Method for inhibiting inflammation and pro-inflammatory cytokine/chemokine expression using a ghrelin analogue


The present invention provides a method of ameliorating inflammation, inhibiting proinflammatory cytokine and/or chemokine expression and treating various diseases and/or conditions incidental to the onset of inflammation, in a subject in need of treatment for such conditions, by administering select analogues of native hghrelin.. .
Ipsen Pharma S.a.s.


07/21/16
20160206257 

Semiconductor radiation detector, nuclear medicine diagnostic device using that detector, and manufacturing semiconductor radiation detector


A semiconductor radiation detector is capable of measuring a γ-ray energy spectrum at 122 kev and 662 kev and having an energy resolution of no greater than 8% with respect to 122 kev γ-rays. The semiconductor radiation detector uses a semiconductor crystal sandwiched by a cathode and an anode.
Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160206255 

Hybrid passive/active multi-layer energy discriminating photon-counting detector


A photon-counting detector apparatus is configured to receive x-rays transmitted from an x-ray source. The photon-counting detector apparatus includes a first photon-counting detector having a first detecting material configured to detect photons using a first set of energy bins.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


07/21/16
20160206210 

Optical measurement apparatus


Provided is an optical measurement apparatus to which a measurement probe having an illumination fiber and a light receiving fiber is configured to be detachably connected and which is configured to perform optical measurement on a measurement target. The optical measurement apparatus includes: a light source unit configured to emit illumination light to the measurement target via the illumination fiber; a light receiving unit configured to receive light propagated via the light receiving fiber; and a calculation unit configured to calculate a characteristic value of a measurement history of each of the illumination light and external light incident from outside, based on a plurality of measured values obtained by receiving diffused light of the illumination light reflected from a reflection index member and on a plurality of measured values obtained by receiving diffused light of the external light that has been transmitted through a diffusion index member as uniform light..
Olympus Corporation


07/21/16
20160206208 

Imaging diagnosis and controlling the same


An imaging apparatus is disclosed for diagnosis, which can automatically discriminate an optical refractive index of flushing liquid which is utilized during pull-back scanning, and reconstruct a blood vessel cross-sectional image having an appropriate scale. An intensity of reflected light in a medium having a known refractive index is obtained in advance.
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha


07/21/16
20160206187 

Programmable spectral source and design tool for 3d imaging using complementary bandpass filters


An endoscopic illumination system for illuminating a subject for stereoscopic image capture, includes a light source which outputs light; a first complementary multiband bandpass filter (cmbf) and a second cmbf, the first and second cmbfs being situated in first and second light paths, respectively, where the first cmbf and the second cmbf filter the light incident thereupon to output filtered light; and a camera which captures video images of the subject and generates corresponding video information, the camera receiving light reflected from the subject and passing through a pupil cmbf pair and a detection lens. The pupil cmbf includes a first pupil cmbf and a second pupil cmbf, the first pupil cmbf being identical to the first cmbf and the second pupil cmbf being identical to the second cmbf, and the detection lens includes one unpartitioned section that covers both the first pupil cmbf and the second pupil cmbf..

07/21/16
20160206047 

Reel based closure system


Disclosed is a closure system used in combination in any of a variety of applications including clothing, for example as a footwear lacing system comprising a lace attached to a tightening mechanism. The lace extends through a series of guide members positioned along two opposing footwear closure portions.
Boa Technology, Inc.


07/21/16
20160205934 

Synergistic combination of a lenacil compound and phenylurea herbicides for dry film protection


A synergistic antimicrobial composition containing lenacil and at least one phenylurea herbicide is provided. Also provided is a method of inhibiting the growth of or controlling the growth of microorganisms in a building material by adding such a synergistic antimicrobial composition.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


07/21/16
20160205926 

Amine and amine oxide surfactants for controlling herbicide spray drift


Spray drift during the application of an aqueous mixture of glyphosate and an auxinic herbicide is reduced by incorporating certain tertiary amine or tertiary amine oxide surfactants into the aqueous solution or mixture to be sprayed.. .
Dow Agrosciences Llc


07/21/16
20160205916 

Sheet for controlling termites


The present invention relates to a sheet for controlling termites, and more particularly, a sheet for controlling termites which has excellent control effect, can be easily treated and installed and is capable of prevent the place on which the sheet is installed from being damaged and deformed. The sheet for controlling termites according to the present invention comprises, a sheet main body being installed on the mounting surface and having planar structure; a movement route of termites being formed in the sheet main body for movement of termites; and a layer of termite pesticide comprising termite pesticide composition and being formed in the sheet main body and the movement route of termites..
National Institute Of Forest Science


07/14/16
20160205506 

Platform to influence channelization of customized information to a user


Aggregated traveler data may be accessed by subscribers to a content management system. Subscriber data in access requests from one or more subscribers may be used to describe a pool of travelers in the aggregated traveler data that may be concentrated in a geographic location.
Homeaway, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205364 

Illumination unit and display


An illumination unit includes: a light source section including a laser light source; an optical-path branching device outputting light incident from the light source section, by branching the light into an outgoing optical path of illumination light and other optical path; a photodetector receiving a light flux that travels on the other optical path; a control section controlling an emitted light quantity in the laser light source, based on a quantity of the light flux received by the photodetector; and a light-quantity-distribution control device disposed between the optical-path branching device and the photodetector on the other optical path, the light-quantity-distribution control device controlling a light quantity distribution in the light flux to be incident upon the photodetector.. .
Sony Corporation


07/14/16
20160205357 

Viewing system for bicyclists


A method of presenting a desired view of external surroundings to a rider of a bicycle attaches a mirror to a smart device) at a position and orientation relative to a camera integrated into the smart device such that light from external surroundings incident on the mirror is reflected onto the camera, and activates an application on the smart device causing images captured by the smart device to be displayed on a display screen of the smart device. The smart device is removably attached to the bicycle such that the smart device display screen is visible to the rider when the rider is in a substantially horizontal riding position on the bicycle..

07/14/16
20160205312 

Focus adjustment device, imaging device and focus adjustment method


A focus adjustment device comprises an image sensor having imaging pixels and focus detection pixels, which subjects light flux that is passed through a photographing lens to photoelectric conversion and outputs an image signal, a first memory which stores information relating to incident angle range of light flux that is incident towards the image sensor, a second memory which stores information relating to characteristics of the image sensor, and a calculation section which calculates information for focus adjustment based on output of the first memory and output of the second memory.. .
Olympus Corporation


07/14/16
20160205238 

Mobile device context aware determinations


Systems and methods are provided for mobile device context aware determinations. In one implementation inputs are received in relation to a location which corresponding to an incidence of deceleration, the inputs are processed to determine a likelihood that the deceleration is to be maintained for a shorter and/or longer time duration, and based on a determination that the deceleration is to be maintained for longer, a restriction at a device can be modified.
Cellepathy Ltd.


07/14/16
20160205125 

System and analyzing mobile cyber incident


A system and method for analyzing mobile cyber incidents that checks whether codes attacking the weaknesses of mobile users are inserted into collected urls and whether applications are downloaded and automatically executed, without the agreement of users, so that if the mobile cyber incidents are analyzed through the manual analysis of a manager, the applications to be analyzed manually can be reduced.. .
Korea Internet & Security Agency


07/14/16
20160205124 

System and detecting mobile cyber incident


A system for detecting mobile cyber incidents includes: a mobile incident collection server adapted to collect text messages sent through communication company servers to produce text message detection information, to collect url information based on real-time search words provided by search portals to produce url detection information, and to collect basic information of application files being sold in application market servers to produce apk detection information; and a detection information db adapted to receive, store and manage the text message detection information, the url detection information and the apk detection information produced from the mobile incident collection server.. .
Korea Internet & Security Agency






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