|| List of recent Cide-related patents
| Activation of dormant features in native applications|
A native application can be deployed that obtains configuration information for the native application at run-time. Digital marketing users or other marketing users can view or control the behavior of the native application by displaying or setting the configuration information of the native application.
| Automatic source synchronous bus signal alignment compensation mechanism|
An apparatus including a joint test action group (jtag) interface and a bit lag control element. The jtag interface receives information that indicates an amount to adjust a propagation time.
| Method and apparatus for building a user profile, for personalization using interaction data, and for generating, identifying, and capturing user data across interactions using unique user identification|
A user profile is creates, and personalization is provided, by compiling interaction data. The interaction data is compiled to generate a value index or score from a user model.
| Method and apparatus for position determination|
Embodiments of the invention provide a method of determining a position of an object with respect to incident radiation, comprising iteratively determining at least one of an object function indicating one or more characteristics of an object and a probe function indicative of one or more characteristics of incident radiation, iteratively determining the position of the object, wherein the iteratively determining the position of the object comprises cross correlating first and second estimates of the object function or the probe function, determining a location of a peak of the cross correlation, and determining a translation deviation indicative of a difference in position of the object between the first and second estimates based on the location of the peak.. .
| Mixtures of polymers containing blowing agent, insecticides, and waxes|
The present invention relates to mixtures of blowing agent-containing polymers, wax and insecticides, to coated polymer particles, to methods for producing coated polymer particles, to the use of these particles and mixtures in the production of polymer foams, to the use thereof for protecting polymer foams against infestation by insects, principally termites, and also to materials of construction and building materials produced from the insecticide-containing polymer foams.. .
| Amide derivatives, process for preparation thereof and use thereof as insecticide|
The compound can be used as insecticides.. .
| Fungicide hydroximoyl-tetrazole derivatives|
Wherein a represents a tetrazoyl group, het represents a pyridyl group or a thiazolyl group and x represents various substituents.. .
| Heteroarylpiperidine and -piperazine derivatives as fungicides|
In which the symbols a, x, y, l1, l2, g, q, p, r1, r2 and r10 are each as defined in the description, and salts, metal complexes and n-oxides of the compounds of the formula (i), and the use thereof for controlling phytopathogenic harmful fungi and processes for preparing compounds of the formula (i).. .
| Agricultural compositions comprising mono or dicarboxylic acid esters of polyhydric alcohols|
Suggested are agricultural compositions, comprising one or more esters of c6-c22 monocarboxylic acids or c2-c20 dicarboxylic acids and polyhydric alcohols selected from the group consisting of diglycerol, triglycerol, oligo- or polyglycerol and their respective alkylene oxide adducts, one or more biocides, and optionally, one or more oil components or solvents and/or one or more emulsifiers, wherein the esters are essentially free of esters of monomeric glycerol and esters of alkylene oxide adducts of monomeric glycerol. The esters are useful for forming agricultural compositions using hard water..
| Mesoionic pesticides|
Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of formula 1 and methods for controlling an invertebrate pest comprising contacting the invertebrate pest or its environment with a biologically effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.. .
| Coated seeds|
Embodiments of the present invention relate to seeds coated with a coating comprising (a) a water-swellable polymer; (b) one or more controlled-release fertilizers; (c) bone meal substantially free of protein; and (d) optionally one or more fungicides.. .
| Electronic home plate for baseball and softball games and method for automatic determination of presence, position and speed of a ball relative to the strike zone|
An electronic home plate providing assistance to an umpire in determination whether a pitch results in a “strike” or a “ball”. The electronic home plate is implemented with eye-safe leds producing light beams extending vertically.
| Relay node, radio communication system, and method|
A relay node which is registered to a first radio base station and a first mobility management device and which relays a communication between a mobile station and the first radio base station. The relay node includes a first control unit configured to execute a handover process for the relay node and decide to hand over the mobile station from the first radio base station to a second radio base station when a degradation of radio quality between the relay node and the first radio base station is detected, and to transmit a handover control signal for the mobile station to the second radio base station or the first mobility management device..
| Method and apparatus for persistent communications, interoperability and situational awareness in the aftermath of a disaster|
A system for providing situational awareness outside a temporary incident area network includes a prioritized connection module for connecting a mesh network at the incident area to one of a plurality of available communications channels, with the selection based not only on the availability of a communications channel but also on the associated expense, speed, reliability or bandwidth, so that high bandwidth traffic such as video and pictures can be reliably sent from the incident area to a location outside of the incident area. In one embodiment switching to a satellite phone network bypasses problems with terrestrial networks such as cell phone networks and landlines which may be down..
| Silicide formation in high-aspect ratio structures|
Embodiments of the present invention include methods of forming a silicide layer on a semiconductor substrate. In an exemplary embodiment, a metal layer may first be deposited above a semiconductor substrate using a chemical vapor deposition process with a metal amidinate precursor and then the semiconductor substrate may be annealed, causing the semiconductor substrate to react with the metal layer forming a metal-rich silicide layer on the semiconductor substrate.
| Method of forming a metal silicide layer|
A method for forming a metal silicide layer is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: forming a first metal layer with a thickness less than 10 nm on a silicon substrate; forming a second metal layer with a thickness more than 10 nm on the first metal layer; annealing the metal layers and the silicon substrate, so that a part of the second metal layer penetrates through the first metal layer, and both the part of the second metal layer penetrating through the first metal layer and a part of the first metal layer react with the silicon substrate to form the metal silicide layer, while the remaining part of the first and second metal layers form a third metal layer; and removing the third metal layer, so that the metal silicide layer can be formed in the semiconductor substrate..
| Method of forming a gated diode structure for eliminating rie damage from cap removal|
A method of fabricating a semiconductor structure provided with a plurality of gated-diodes having a silicided anode (p-doped region) and cathode (n-doped region) and a high-k gate stack made of non-silicided gate material, the gated-diodes being adjacent to fets, each of which having a silicided source, a silicided drain and a silicided hik gate stack. The semiconductor structure eliminates a cap removal rie in a gate first high-k metal gate flow from the region of the gated-diode.
| Method for producing solid-state imaging device|
The solid-state imaging device in which pixel electrodes, a photoelectric conversion portion having an organic film generating electric charge in response to incident light, a transparent counter electrode, and a sealing layer are formed on a substrate is produced by the method including causing a metal mask to come into close contact with a substrate surface, on which the pixel electrodes are disposed, by magnetic force; forming the organic film by vapor-depositing an organic substance to the substrate surface on which the pixel electrodes are disposed; removing the metal mask after the organic film is formed; forming the counter electrode on the organic film; and forming the sealing layer covering the counter electrode, wherein the metal mask has undergone half etching to have a half etching portion and comes into close contact with the substrate surface such that a lower surface of the half etching portion faces the pixel electrodes.. .
| Coating composition for duv filtering, method of forming photoresist pattern using the same and method of fabricating semiconductor device by using the method|
Provided are a coating composition for deep ultraviolet (duv) filtering during an extreme ultraviolet (euv) exposure, the coating composition including about 100 parts by weight of a solvent including a first solvent (the first solvent being an alcoholic solvent); and about 0.05 parts by weight to about 5 parts by weight of a coating polymer having a degree of absorption of about 50%/μm or greater with respect to 193-nm incident light.. .
| Combinations of fungicidally active yeast and fungicides|
Compositions are provided that improve overall plant vigor and yield by combining agriculturally effective amounts of at least one environmentally friendly biological control agent and at least one chemical fungicide. A composition of the present invention is particularly effective in the presence of fungal species.
| System to continuously produce carbon fiber via microwave assisted plasma processing|
A method for continuously processing carbon fiber including establishing a microwave plasma in a selected atmosphere contained in an elongated chamber having a microwave power gradient along its length defined by a lower microwave power at one end and a higher microwave power at the opposite end of the elongated chamber. The elongated chamber having an opening in each of the ends of the chamber that are adapted to allow the passage of the fiber tow while limiting incidental gas flow into or out of said chamber.
| Hvata-hybrid vertical axis turbine assembly operable under omni-directional flow for power generating systems|
A hybrid, vertical axis helical turbine assembly capable of providing unidirectional rotation under an omni-directional low speed obverse fluid flow (gas or liquid), respectively gas flow is disclosed. The assembly comprises a minimum (but not limited to) of three hybrid (airfoil enhanced helical vane profile) wings, which are substantially spaced from the vertical axis (z) and circumferentially spaced from one another.
| Optical switch|
The discloser provides a multi-input and multi-output optical switch capable of switching over all wdm wavelengths. An optical switch according to one embodiment includes: an optical demultiplexing element (3) that demultiplexes an optical signal from at least one input port into individual wavelengths; a first optical deflection element (5), which deflects an incident optical signal, that deflects the wavelength-separated optical signal incoming from the optical demultiplexing element to change a traveling direction for each wavelength to a switch axis direction perpendicular to a wavelength dispersion axis direction; a second optical deflection element (8) that deflects the optical signal incoming from the first optical deflection element to change the traveling direction to the switch axis direction for output to at least one of the output ports; and an optical multiplexing element (10) that multiplexes the optical signal with the different wavelengths incoming from the second optical deflection element..
| Pose classification apparatus and method|
A pose classification apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a first image analyzer and a second image analyzer configured to estimate a body part for each pixel of an input image including a human body, a body part decider configured to calculate reliabilities of analysis results of the first image analyzer and the second image analyzer, and configured to decide the body part for each pixel of the input image based on the calculated reliabilities, and a pose estimator configured to estimate a pose of the human body included in the input image, based on the decided body part for each pixel..
| Image sensing apparatus for fingerprint identification and related decoder circuit|
An image sensing apparatus includes a substrate, a light guide plate, a plurality of photosensors and a light source. The substrate has a first side.
| Laser device and method|
A laser beam combining and power scaling device and method. A first highly reflective mirror residing perpendicular to the first optical axis reflecting radiation emitted from the first laser head.
| Method for controlling pucch transmission power in wireless communication system and terminal for same|
A method for controlling a physical uplink control channel (pucch) transmission power in a wireless communication system and a terminal apparatus are disclosed. A terminal for controlling the physical uplink control channel (pucch), according to the present invention, comprises: a processor for deciding the uplink transmission power for a pucch format 3 transmission; and a transmitter for transmitting the pucch format 3 at the uplink transmission power that is decided, wherein the processor distinguishes and decides the uplink transmission power from bits of the pucch format 3, on the basis of a predetermined number of information bits, the processor controls so that a different diversity method is applied to the pucch format 3, on the basis of the predetermined number of information bits, and wherein the transmitter transmits the pucch format 3 to which the different diversity method is applied with respect to the pucch format 3, by means of the processor, on the basis of the predetermined number of information bits..
| Source synchronous bus signal alignment compensation mechanism|
An apparatus having a bit lag control element that measures a propagation time beginning with assertion of a first signal and ending with assertion of a second signal, and that generates a first value indicating an adjusted propagation time. The control element includes delay lock control, adjust logic, and a gray encoder.
| Display apparatus and light emitting module thereof|
A display apparatus comprising a display panel and a light emitting module disposed oppositely is provided. The light emitting module comprises a light guide plate, a plurality of light guide grooves and at least a light unit.
| Optical film having an atypical pattern, method for manufacturing the same, and backlight assembly to which the optical film is applied|
The present invention relates to an optical film having an atypical pattern, a method for manufacturing same and a backlight assembly including the optical film. The optical film of the present invention includes: a base layer transmitting light incident from outside; and a pattern layer formed on one or both sides of the base layer, and having a surface structured of a continuously formed polygonal optical pattern having an irregular size and arrangement.
| Lens member and light-emitting device using same|
A lens member includes a light-incident side; a light-exit side that is opposite to the light-incident side, a fresnel lens arranged on a center axis that passes through a center of the light-incident side, and a diffraction grating structure arranged around a periphery of the fresnel lens and having a center through which the center axis passes. Also, it is disclosed that the fresnel lens may include a first fresnel lens and a second fresnel lens, the first fresnel lens includes annular prisms that are divided from a convex lens and having a center through which the center axis of the light-incident side passes, and the second fresnel lens includes annular prisms that are divided from a tir lens and arranged around the periphery of the first fresnel lens, centering around the center axis of the light-incident side..
| Lens for controlling illuminance distribution and light-emitting diode package including the lens|
A lens for controlling an illuminance distribution to realize high luminous flux efficiency by maintaining a required beam angle and uniformity on an illumination surface having a particular shape, such as a square shape, and a light-emitting diode (led) package including the lens are provided. The lens includes an incidence surface onto which light emitted from a light-emitting device is incident, and an emission surface through which the light incident onto the incidence surface is emitted.
| Led-based lighting unit with optical component for mixing light output from a plurality of leds|
Methods and apparatus related to an led-based lighting unit (10, 110) having an optical component for mixing light output from a plurality of leds (34, 134). In some embodiments the optical component may include at least one reflective surface interiorly thereof and the leds (34, 134) may be vertically arranged about the reflective surface.
| Lens, led backlight module and display device|
This invention is suitable for optical technology field. A lens, led back light module and display device are provided.
| Flexible display device|
A flexible display device includes a flexible display panel including a display unit; and a deformation member located on the flexible display panel. The deformation member is deformed due to external light that is incident on the flexible display device, and thus the flexible display device is deformed, thereby allowing the external light to be blocked..
| Imaging element array and image forming apparatus|
An imaging element array includes a plurality of imaging elements that are arranged side by side. Each imaging element is integrally molded and includes an incident surface, an emission surface, and a plurality of reflective surfaces which is provided between the incident surface and the emission surface.
| Head-up display device|
A head-up display device includes a projector, a screen component and a prism component. The prism component integrally has an incidence surface into which laser light enters from the projector, a mirror surface which reflects the laser light entering inside the prism component from the incidence surface, and an exit surface which emits the laser light reflected by the mirror surface toward the screen component outside of the prism component, as optical surface on an optical path, and each of the incidence surface and the exit surface constructs a lens surface such that that the laser light is formed into an image relative to the screen component in a spot state..
| Zone plate|
Although, conventionally, there were two methods, (1) a wave was transmitted through a spiral phase plate and (2) a diffraction grating containing an edge dislocation was used, they incurred complication of a configuration and securement of a larger amount of space and were not efficient because each of the spiral wave generation methods needed an incident wave to be a plane wave and at least one time of imaging is necessary at the time of wave irradiation on an observation object. In order to efficiently generate the spiral wave having a sufficient intensity, a structure of edge dislocation is taken in into a pattern of the zone plate and a spiral pattern containing a discontinuous zone is formed.
| High efficiency light combination module of projection system|
A high efficiency light combination module of projection system includes a cubic polarizing beam splitter prism serving as a main body around which four lens arrays, three retarders, and three optical plates are arranged, which is used in combination with coatings that enables transmission or reflection of specific lights to allow different color lights incident from different directions to be combined as a single illumination light beam and to allow the single illumination light beam so combined to be uniform by the lens arrays to facilitate light collection and projection by a panel and a projection lens arranged behind. A polarization conversion film is set at light outgoing port to transfer the polarization states of the combined single illumination light beam into a specific polarized light for a liquid crystal projection system..
| Controlling absorption of light in a cavity|
Described is a method of controlling the absorption of light in a cavity, a system in which absorption is so controlled, and an interferometer embodying the underlying physical concept. Materials can be made to completely absorb incident light when the light is imposed in a specific pattern of illumination.
| Optical device and image display apparatus|
An optical device includes a light-conducting member, having a first panel surface disposed facing an image forming unit, that conducts image light incident on a light entry plane formed at an end of the first panel surface to a light exit plane formed in front of the viewer's eye; a first diffractive optics element, provided on the light entry plane, that diffracts the image light incident on the light entry plane in a predetermined direction and transmits that light into the light-conducting member; a second diffractive optics element, provided on the light exit plane, that diffracts the image light exiting from the light exit plane in a predetermined direction and transmits that light to the front of the viewer's eye; and one or more reflective planes disposed within a waveguide for the image light diffracted by the first diffractive optics element.. .
| Imaging element array and image forming apparatus|
An imaging element array includes a plurality of imaging elements that are arranged side by side. Each imaging element is integrally molded as a single piece element and includes an incident surface, an emission surface, and a plurality of reflective surfaces which are provided between the incident surface and the emission surface.
| Power supply control device, power supply control system, power supply control method, and non-trasitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with power supply control program|
A power supply control device includes a power conversion portion to convert ac power from a commercial power supply to dc, a control portion, a first communication portion connected to a network, a second communication portion connected to an image forming apparatus, and a device power supply switch arranged between the commercial power supply and the image forming apparatus. The control portion includes a mode decision portion to decide between a normal mode and a power-saving mode, a positional information acquisition portion to acquire positional information of the image forming apparatus, a sleep switch portion to open the device power supply switch, an activation portion to close the device power supply switch in response to a packet including the positional information of the image forming apparatus, a temporary storage control portion to temporarily store the packet, a packet transmission portion to transmit the packet, and a connection portion..
| Projection optical assembly and projector device|
There is provided a projection optical system (1) that projects from a first image plane on a reducing side to a second image plane on an enlargement side, including a first refractive optical system (11) that includes eight lenses (l1) to (l8) and forms a first intermediate image (31) on the enlargement side using light that is incident from the reducing side, a second refractive optical system (12) that includes six lenses (l9) to (l14) and forms the first intermediate image (31) on the reducing side into a second intermediate image (32) on the enlargement side, and a first reflective optical system (20) that includes a first reflective surface (21a) with positive refractive power that is positioned closer to the enlargement side than the second intermediate image (32).. .
| Liquid crystal display device with brightness adjustment|
An lcd device includes a backlight module, a liquid crystal layer, a brightness detecting module and a control unit. The backlight module includes a light guide plate and light sources.
| Light guiding sysetm, edge type backlight module and liquid display device|
A light guiding system, an edge type backlight module and a liquid crystal display are disclosed. The light guiding system includes an ambient light collection system facing toward ambient light to absorb the ambient light and to generate absorbed light, a plurality of light guiding devices, and at least a first and a second light guiding bar.
| Liquid crystal display device|
Disclosed is an lcd device with reduced thickness and bezel width. The lcd device includes a liquid crystal display panel configured to include an upper substrate and a lower substrate that are facing-coupled to each other, a backlight unit configured to include a light guide plate which irradiates light incident from a light source module on the liquid crystal display panel and an optical sheet disposed on the light guide plate, and a coupling member configured to couple the liquid crystal display panel to the light guide plate with the optical sheet therebetween such that a sealed space is provided between the liquid crystal display panel and the light guide plate..
| Image reader comprising cmos based image sensor array|
The invention features an image reader and a corresponding method for capturing a sharp distortion free image of a target, such as a one or two-dimensional bar code. In one embodiment, the image reader comprises a two-dimensional cmos based image sensor array, a timing module, an illumination module, and a control module.
| Network camera and photographing method thereof|
Disclosed are a network camera and a photographing method thereof. The network camera includes a lens module comprising a plurality of lenses having incident paths different from each other, a prism reflecting light incident through the lens module, a prism driving module rotating the prism, and a controller controlling the prism through the prism driving module.
| Inspection device for article being inspected, spark plug inspection method, and method for manufacturing spark plug|
A spark plug is held by a work holder, and an illumination device is disposed between a rear end surface of a metal terminal of the spark plug and a lens of a ccd camera. The positional relationship among the rear end surface, the lens and a light source is determined such that regular reflected light resulting from regular reflection of irradiation light emitted from the light source and impinging on the rear end surface is not incident on the lens.
| Multi-pitching angle suspended 3d display device with 360-degree field of view|
This invention discloses a multi-pitching angle suspended space 3d display device with 360° fov, comprising: a transmitted composite deflective diffusing screen, a high speed projector, an image generator, a detecting module and a rotating drive mechanism. The high speed projector projects the composite images of the 3d objects of different pitching angles and horizontal 360° views to the composite deflective diffusing screen that rotates at a high speed.
| Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus|
An optical scanning apparatus includes a light source; and a rotational polygon mirror having n reflecting surfaces, the rotational polygon mirror being configured to reflect a light flux emitted from the light source so that a scanning surface is scanned along a main-scanning direction with reflected from the rotational polygon mirror. A width of the light flux incident on the rotational polygon mirror in a direction corresponding to the main-scanning direction is smaller than a width of each reflecting surface of the rotational polygon mirror in the direction corresponding to the main-scanning direction..
| Image forming apparatus|
Provided is an image forming apparatus including a light scanning apparatus that emits a light flux to photosensitive surfaces of a plurality of photosensitive bodies arranged so that longitudinal directions are the same direction and that optically scans the plurality of photosensitive surfaces in the longitudinal direction, wherein a diameter of at least one of the plurality of photosensitive bodies is different from diameters of the other photosensitive bodies in a cross section perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, and in the cross section perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, a sign of θ1 and a sign of θ2 are different, wherein θ1 denotes an incident angle of a light flux incident on a first photosensitive body with a smallest diameter among the plurality of photosensitive bodies, and θ2 denotes an incident angle of a light flux incident on a second photosensitive body with a largest diameter, and a condition . .
| Photon beam diffusion|
An efficient numerical method for accurately rendering translucent materials using photon beam diffusion is provided that can account for multilayer materials and directional incident and exitant effects at the surface. In an embodiment, refracted incident light is represented continuously as a photon beam instead of as discrete photons.
| Information processing device, system, and information processing method|
An information processing device includes: a first acquiring unit that acquires first information to be used for detecting whether a viewer is present around a display unit displaying an image from a first detector that detects the first information; a second acquiring unit that acquires second information to be used for recognizing an instruction action to the image displayed by the display unit from a second detector that detects the second information; and a deciding unit that decides a recognition method of the instruction action by using the second information, based on the first information acquired by the first acquiring unit.. .