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02/04/16
20160037515 
 Method and  controlling length of aggregation frame in wireless network patent thumbnailnew patent Method and controlling length of aggregation frame in wireless network
Method and apparatus for controlling length of aggregation frames in a wireless network is provided. The method includes: obtaining a noisy level of a channel based on the number of first data received by a first terminal in a first period, the first terminal being a sta or ap in the wireless network, and the first data include aggregation frames or non-aggregation frames; and determining length of an aggregation frame to be transmitted by the first terminal in a second period based on the noisy level, where the second period is following and adjacent to the first period along a time axis.
Spreadtrum Communications (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037365 
 Adaptive packet preamble adjustment patent thumbnailnew patent Adaptive packet preamble adjustment
In some examples, an apparatus may be usable in a first network and configurable to operate within a proximity of a second network that communicates traffic that interferes with data communication in the first network. The apparatus may include a calculation module configured to calculate a packet loss rate.
University Of Ottawa


02/04/16
20160036600 
 Gateway device, network system including gateway device, air-conditioning outdoor unit, and air-conditioning network system patent thumbnailnew patent Gateway device, network system including gateway device, air-conditioning outdoor unit, and air-conditioning network system
A gateway device includes an address manager that manages address information enabling transmission via a second interface of an own gateway device and another gateway device, a first relay that, if the data received by the second interface is multicast data, adds to the multicast data received, address information and a header conforming to a protocol of a non-band-sharing network, and outputs the multicast data to a first interface, and a second relay that, if the data received by the first interface includes address information, extracts only multicast data from data conforming to the protocol of the non-band-sharing network, and transmits the multicast data to the second interface. Even when collision domain for n (n is 2 or more) of facility networks having different address architectures is to be divided using (n+1) or more of gateways, multicast communication that match the area of the address architecture can be realized..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


02/04/16
20160036489 
 Signal receiving device for ethernet and control method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Signal receiving device for ethernet and control method thereof
This invention discloses a signal receiving device for ethernet and a control method thereof. The signal receiving device includes a gain control circuit, an alien near-end crosstalk canceller, a noise canceller, and a dfe.
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation


02/04/16
20160035674 
 Autobahn interconnect in ic with multiple conduction lanes patent thumbnailnew patent Autobahn interconnect in ic with multiple conduction lanes
A topological insulator is grown on an ic wafer in a vacuum chamber as a thin film interconnect between two circuits in the ic communicating with each other. As the ti is being grown, magnetic doping of the various ti sub-layers is varied to create different edge states in the stack of sub-layers.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


02/04/16
20160035552 
 Method and system for tandem mass spectrometry patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for tandem mass spectrometry
A method of data independent ms-ms analysis is disclosed. The method comprises ramping or stepping in small steps of a wide (at least 10 amu) parent mass window in a first parent selecting mass spectrometer (ms1), arranging rapid ion transfer through a collisional cell, either by axial gas flow or by an axial dc field or by a travelling rf wave, frequently pulsing an orthogonal accelerator with a string of time-encoded pulses, analyzing fragment ions in a multi-reflecting time-flight mass spectrometer, acquiring data in a data logging format, and decoding signal strings corresponding to the entire scan of parent masses, such that fragment spectra are formed based on time correlation between fragment and parent masses.
Leco Corporation


02/04/16
20160033625 
 Phase calibration circuit and  multi-channel radar receiver patent thumbnailnew patent Phase calibration circuit and multi-channel radar receiver
This invention describes circuits and methods which can allow multiple radar receiver chips to be adjusted to have very low phase offset between them. Multiple receiver chips are used in frequency-modulated carrier-wave (fmcw) radar systems for beamforming to enable angle-of-arrival measurements.
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation


02/04/16
20160033183 
 Ejector and heat pump apparatus including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Ejector and heat pump apparatus including the same
An ejector includes a first nozzle, a second nozzle, an atomization mechanism, and a mixer. A working fluid in a liquid phase is supplied to the first nozzle as a drive flow.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160032965 
 Collision bearing patent thumbnailnew patent Collision bearing
Impact pads are attached to the end walls of the bearing support body as a necessary component part in protecting this body.. .

02/04/16
20160031528 
 Reinforcing  double hull vessel patent thumbnailnew patent Reinforcing double hull vessel
A reinforcing apparatus for a double hull vessel including outer and inner shell platings comprises ropes coupled to the inside of the outer shell plating so as to interconnect a bow and a stern of the vessel in a horizontal direction. The reinforcing apparatus for a double hull vessel includes ropes coupled to the inside of an outer shell plating so as to interconnect a bow and a stern of a vessel in a horizontal direction so that when a concentrated load is applied to the vessel during navigation of the vessel due to an external impact such as a collision between a reef or a ship and the vessel to cause a crack occur on the outer shell plating of the hull, the vessel can be supported in a horizontal direction perpendicular to a load application direction of the vessel, thereby effectively preventing the grown of the crack..

02/04/16
20160031402 
new patent

Vehicle curtain airbag device


There is provides a vehicle curtain airbag device including a curtain airbag, having: a front main chamber and a rear main chamber that protect occupants from a side collision, a front oblique collision chamber that is disposed at a vehicle front side, and that protects the occupant from an oblique collision, and a rollover chamber that is disposed between the front main chamber and the rear main chamber, and that protects the occupant from a rollover, wherein the curtain airbag is configured such that, during inflation and deployment of the front main chamber, the rear main chamber, the front oblique collision chamber, and the rollover chamber on receipt of gas supplied from an inflator, an internal pressure of each chamber rises in the sequence: (i) the front main chamber and the rear main chamber, (ii) the front oblique collision chamber, and (iii) the rollover chamber.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160031398 
new patent

Control apparatus


To prevent a crack from being transferred to the side surface of a housing by concentrating stress in a notch when an impact is applied to a control apparatus so that the crack develops in the coupling position of the first bracket. This protects the housing and protects the circuit board from a fire hazard, thereby ensuring the control of an air bag during a collision and the reading of an air bag operation record after a collision..
Fujitsu Ten Limited


02/04/16
20160031083 
new patent

Method and industrial robotic energy saving optimization using fly-by


Methods for optimizing energy savings and reducing cycle time for mutating an industrial robotic path when a collision is detected. A method includes initializing a plurality of clone paths where a collision was detected, wherein a clone path is a clone of the initial path and the initial path comprises a source location, a plurality of intermediate locations, and a target location; for each clone path, determining a candidate path to store in a population, determining an optimal breed comprising the candidate path with an optimal rating, wherein the optimal rating is determined by the lowest breed rating in the population, and returning the optimal breed..
Siemens Industry Software Ltd.


02/04/16
20160030810 
new patent

Swimming device with retractable fins


The swimming device with retracted fins (sdrf) employs fins that have slanted axes of rotation which are connected to the rear sides of user's swimming shoes. Fins are tilted diagonally in opposite directions away from each other.

02/04/16
20160029733 
new patent

Helmet for reducing concussive forces during collision and facilitating rapid facemask removal


An improved design for a helmet to reduce injuries caused by helmet-to-helmet collisions. Certain embodiments include novel quick release features that permit the detachment of a facemask from a helmet in 30 seconds or less, resulting in the ability to attend to an injured player in a rapid fashion and without the need for any additional tools to accomplish such removal.

01/28/16
20160029357 

Method and device for processing resource allocation information


Disclosed are a method and device for processing resource allocation information. The method includes that: an ap allocates resources for data transmission between the ap and one or more stas in a sta group according to a resource granularity, wherein the resource granularity comprises a preset time length and/or a preset bandwidth (step 302); and the ap sends resource allocation information for allocating the resources to the sta group (step 304).
Zte Corporation


01/28/16
20160029031 

Method for compressing a video and a system thereof


The present invention discloses a system for compressing a video, and comprises a capture module, a first analysis module, a clustering module and a compressing module. The system of the present invention can capture a background portion from the video and reserve characteristics such as the moving route or speed of the target object.
National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology


01/28/16
20160027633 

Collision cell multipole


Mass spectrometer collision/reaction cell multipole and method. The multipole may have first and second portions and an intermediate portion therebetween, the first and second portions operating at first and second q values lower than a third q value at the intermediate portion.
Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh


01/28/16
20160027303 

Active detection system for low ground clearance vehicles


A vehicle ground collision prevention method involves acquiring a geometric profile of a road feature, the geometric profile defining a shape of the upper surface of the road feature, acquiring wheel diameters and inter-axle distances for a vehicle, generating an interference boundary based on the road feature geometric profile, wheel diameters and inter-axle distances, where the interference boundary is an upper envelope bounding the trajectories of all points on the road feature geometric profile as observed in a vehicle-fixed reference frame as the vehicle passes over the road feature, acquiring an underbody profile of the vehicle, the underbody profile defining the shape of the lower surface of the vehicle, calculating a ground clearance curve for the vehicle-road feature pair by comparing the underbody profile with the interference curve, determining a minimum ground clearance over the ground clearance curve, and providing information regarding the minimum ground clearance to the vehicle's driver.. .
Advanced Technology & Research Corp.


01/28/16
20160026579 

Storage controller and managing metadata operations in a cache


A cache controller having a cache supported by a non-volatile memory element manages metadata operations by defining a mathematical relationship between a cache line in a data store exposed to a host system and a location identifier associated with an instance of the cache line in the non-volatile memory. The cache controller maintains most recently used bit maps identifying data in the cache, as well as a data characteristic bit map identifying data that has changed since it was added to the cache.
Lsi Corporation


01/28/16
20160024825 

Collision protection device for a pivotable hatch of a motor vehicle, hatch, motor vehicle and corresponding method


The invention relates to a collision protection device for a pivotable hatch of a motor vehicle, comprising at least one sensor for detecting an obstacle in the pivoting range of the hatch, and comprising a control unit, which is designed to output, in dependence on sensor signals of the at least one sensor, control commands for stopping an opening movement of the hatch, wherein the at least one sensor is an optical visibility sensor, which is designed for capturing an optical visibility in an environment of the sensors.. .
Audi Ag


01/28/16
20160024398 

Gravitational collision enhanced upgrading of heavy oils


The present invention relates to gravitational collision enhanced upgrading of heavy oils, it thus describes a thermodynamic cracking process for heavy oil, extra heavy oil and bituem as well as a thermodynamic cracking unit for carrying out the process.. .
Fluid Oil Limited


01/28/16
20160023681 

Front vehicle body structure


A front vehicle body structure has a member provided at a side section of a vehicle body along a vehicle-body front-rear direction, a powertrain disposed on an inner side of the vehicle body relative to the member and fixed to a front section of the vehicle body, and a load transmission member provided on the member and configured to come into contact with one end portion, in a vehicle width direction, of the powertrain when receiving a collision load applied by an obstacle from a front side of the vehicle body, and to transmit the load from the obstacle to the powertrain in a state of being sandwiched between the obstacle and the powertrain. The load transmission member has a concave curved surface formed in a surface thereof along the vehicle-body front-rear direction.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160023655 

Vehicle-behavior control apparatus and vehicle-behavior control system


A vehicle-behavior control apparatus according to an embodiment includes a collision determining unit that determines whether a vehicle collides with an obstacle when the vehicle is decelerated while going straight based on at least a detection result of the obstacle in front of the vehicle and a detection result of a running state of the vehicle in a condition in which wheels are being braked, and a vehicle-behavior control unit that performs at least one of the control of steering rear wheels and the control of giving a difference in braking conditions between the left and right wheels such that the vehicle is decelerated while detouring around the obstacle without steering front wheels when it is determined to collide with the obstacle by the collision determining unit, as one example.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha


01/28/16
20160023632 

Seat belt device


A seat belt device includes: a belt reel that winds a webbing; an electric motor that drives the belt reel to wind; a collision prediction unit that predicts a collision with an object; and a controller that is connected to the collision prediction unit via a network and that performs winding control of the electric motor when a collision with the object is predicted by the collision prediction unit. After the controller receives information on collision prediction from the collision prediction unit via the network, even when a communication failure occurs between the controller and the collision prediction unit, the controller performs control to cause the electric motor to continue winding control..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160023110 

Game device


In such a timing game that a user taps on a collision position at a time when fore ends of a line object 51a and a line object 513 (hereinafter line objects 51) collide, a background image in perspective is displayed as if moving in depth direction. Simultaneously, the line objects 51 are moved corresponding to the background image.
Capcom Co., Ltd.,


01/28/16
20160023089 

Gate for ski sports with indicator means for indicating the position of its panel


A gate for ski sports indicates and traces the path to be followed by a skier on a ski slope and has two poles to be driven into the snow pack and a panel joining the poles at their upper portions. An indicator associated with the poles indicates a predetermined height of the panel relative to the snow pack thereby allowing correct height-positioning of the panel.
S.p.m. S.p.a.


01/21/16
20160020081 

Method to perform beam-type collision-activated dissociation in the pre-existing ion injection pathway of a mass spectrometer


Described herein are methods and systems related to the use of the pre-existing ion injection pathway of a mass spectrometer to perform beam-type collision-activated dissociation, as well as other dissociation methods. The methods can be practiced using a wide range of mass spectrometer configurations and allows msn experiments to be performed on very basic mass spectrometers, even those without secondary mass analyzers and/or collision cells.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


01/21/16
20160020076 

Collision cell for tandem mass spectrometry


A method and apparatus for tandem mass spectrometry is disclosed. Precursor ions are fragmented and the fragments are accumulated in parallel, by converting an incoming stream of ions from an ion source (10) into a time separated sequence of multiple precursor ions which are then assigned to their own particular channel of a multi compartment collision cell (40).
Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh


01/21/16
20160018690 

Sealing frame, backlight module, display device


A sealing frame, a backlight module and a display device. The sealing frame includes a frame made of hard materials and barrier wall portions made of soft materials.
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160016645 

Breakaway shaft


A drive pod of a watercraft such as a boat may be designed to break off the hull of the boat in the event of an underwater collision involving the drive pod. A shaft assembly that transmits power from the engine in the hull to blades or a jet in the drive pod is designed to break at a precise point so that seals in the hull and seals in the drive pod are protected from damage.
Caterpillar Inc.


01/21/16
20160016561 

Emergency braking system for protecting moving object and controlling the same


Provided is an emergency braking system, including a sensing unit installed in a vehicle to sense a moving object around the vehicle. The emergency braking system includes: a receiving unit that receives sensing signals sensed by the sensing unit; a prediction position selecting unit that, when the moving object is sensed through fusion between the sensing signals received by the receiving unit, selects a lateral prediction position of the moving object predicted to collide with the vehicle according to a lateral movement of the moving object; and a braking determining unit that predicts collision and provides an emergency braking control signal to a braking unit when the prediction position selected by the prediction position selecting unit is located inside a vehicle width, and determines a braking control of the braking unit when the prediction position is located outside the vehicle width, so as to suspend a control of the braking unit..
Mando Corporation


01/21/16
20160016509 

Method for warning a vehicle driver of a tailgating third party vehicle


A method for warning a vehicle driver of a third party vehicle, in particular of a motor vehicle, of a collision, the vehicle driver of the driving third party vehicle being warned by the host vehicle of an imminent collision with a correspondingly front host vehicle, and the vehicle driver of the tailgating third party vehicle is signaled the imminent collision with the host vehicle by a driver assistance system of the host vehicle. Also described is a computer program product, an arithmetic unit, or a processing device, which may be a control device or a control unit for a vehicle, as well as to a driver assistance system for a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle..
Robert Bosch Gmbh


01/21/16
20160016507 

Rear-view mirror with auxiliary lighting for reverse and open door alert lighting


The invention provides a type of rear-view mirror with auxiliary lighting for reverse and open door alert lighting. The invention consists of an illuminator installed at the bottom of a rear-view mirror, with the illuminator supplied with a power supply unit, two power circuits, a control unit, and a light-emitting element.
Weneeds Enterprise Co., Ltd


01/14/16
20160014814 

User equipment collision detection method, user equipment, and base station


The present invention provides a user equipment collision detection method and apparatus. The user equipment collision detection method includes: sending, by user equipment, a collision detection request on a common e-dch to a base station, where the collision detection request carries a first radio network temporary identifier (rnti) corresponding to the user equipment, so that the base station determines whether the common e-dch is occupied by other user equipment than the user equipment; receiving, by the user equipment, an acknowledgement message sent by the base station, where the acknowledgement message carries absolute grant (ag) information and a cyclic redundancy check (crc) code; and determining, by the user equipment according to the first rnti, and the ag information and the crc code that are carried in the acknowledgement message, whether the common e-dch is an available resource..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014809 

Request-response procedue for wireless network


This document provides a solution where a requesting wireless apparatus indicates in a probe request message that the requesting wireless apparatus supports a collision avoidance mechanism that enables a responding wireless apparatus to reduce a number probe response messages by responding to a plurality of probe response messages with a single probe response message.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy


01/14/16
20160014772 

6lowpan based multidisciplinary wireless sensor protocol for connected home security systems


A system including a control panel having a wireless transceiver that operates under a 6lowpan/ipv6/iot or equivalent protocol where the 6lowpan/ipv6/iot protocol supports one or more of a 6lowpan protocol, an ieee802.15.4 protocol and ieee802.11 coordination, a plurality of remotely located, wireless devices each having a wireless transceiver that exchanges messages with the control panel within a time division multiple access (tdma) slot on a radio frequency (rf) channel and a respective processor within the control panel and each of the plurality of wireless devices that controls transmission and reception of messages within tdma slots of a repeating super frame where at least some of the plurality of wireless devices select tdma slots within the super frame under a carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (csma/ca) algorithm/mechanism and some other of the plurality of devices select slots of the super frame under a wifi protocol.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


01/14/16
20160014651 

Cellular identifier optimizations


A method for a cellular telecommunications network includes selecting a plurality of cells, retrieving neighbor lists for the plurality of cells, determining neighbor collisions from the neighbor lists, and changing an identifier for a first cell of the plurality of cells based on a portion of the neighbor collisions that are associated with the first cell. A collision may occur when a same non-unique identifier appears within a certain number of neighbor relationships, such as a neighbor of a neighbor or a neighbor of a neighbor of a neighbor..
Eden Rock Communications, Llc


01/14/16
20160013900 

Method and transmitting and receiving feedback information in a mobile communication system


A method and user equipment for transmitting channel state information (csi) are provided. The method includes identifying a first csi configuration with a first information for a period and an offset; identifying a second csi configuration with a second information for a period and an offset; generating a first csi for the first csi configuration, the first csi including at least one of a rank indicator (ri), a channel quality indicator (cqi), a precoding matrix indicator (pmi), and a precoding type indicator (pti); generating a second csi for the second csi configuration, the second csi including at least one of a ri, a cqi, a pmi, and a pti; and reporting a csi for a csi configuration among the first csi configuration and the second csi configuration based on a type of the csi, in case of collision between report of the first csi for the first csi configuration and report of the second csi for the second csi configuration, wherein a type of a csi with wideband cqi has lower priority than a type of a csi with ri..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013852 

Method and transmitting and receiving feedback information in a mobile communication system


A method and user equipment for transmitting channel state information (csi) are provided. The method includes identifying a plurality of csi configurations, each csi configuration including channel measurement information, interference measurement information, an index for the each csi configuration, and information for a period and an offset; and reporting a csi for a csi configuration among the plurality of csi configurations based on a csi report type and an index for the csi configuration, in case of collision between csi reports for the plurality of csi configurations..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013851 

Method and transmitting and receiving feedback information in a mobile communication system


A method and user equipment for transmitting channel state information (csi) are provided. The method includes identifying a first csi configuration with a first index and a first information for a period and an offset; identifying a second csi configuration with a second index and a second information for a period and an offset; and reporting a csi for a csi configuration with a lowest index among the first csi configuration and the second csi configuration, in case of collision between report of a csi for the first csi configuration and report of a csi for the second csi configuration..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160012629 

Apparatus and applying a two-dimensional image on a three-dimensional model


A method is provided for applying a two-dimensional image on a three-dimensional model composed of a polygonal mesh. The method comprises generating an adjacency structure for all triangles within the mesh, identifying a triangle within membrane containing the desired centre, calculating spatial distances between the three vertices and desired centre point; checking each triangle edge to see if the calculated distances show an intersection, if a collision is detected add the neighbouring triangle to the list of triangles to process and iteratively processing the triangles until the list is empty; calculate the spatial data of the single unknown vertex, check the two edges of the triangle to see if the calculated distances show an intersection, if an intersection occurs add this new triangle to the list; transforming into uv-coordinates; and applying the two-dimensional image to the three-dimensional model using the uv-coordinates..
Creative Edge Software Llc


01/14/16
20160012144 

Javascript-based, client-side template driver system


A method in a client web browser for preventing collisions and eliminating polling for matching document object model (dom) elements while operating a website. The browser receives from a server, information for creating a dom from a plurality of dom modules.
Mymojo Corporation


01/14/16
20160011307 

Metamaterial-based object-detection system


An object-detection system for, e.g., a vehicle collision avoidance system, utilizes a metamaterial-based phase shifting element array to generate a scan beam by varying the effective capacitance of each metamaterial structure forming the array in order to control the phases of their radio frequency output signals such that the combined electromagnetic wave generated by the output signals is reinforced in the desired direction and suppressed in undesired directions to produce the scan beam. The metamaterial structures are configured to resonate at the same radio wave frequency as an incident input signal (radiation), whereby each metamaterial structure emits an associated output signal by way of controlled scattering the input signal.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


01/14/16
20160011224 

Surface markings for an optically guided device


Methods and systems for use with an automation system in an automated clinical chemistry analyzer can include one or more surfaces configured to dynamically display a plurality of optical marks, a plurality of independently movable carriers configured to move along surfaces and to observe them to determine navigational information from the plurality of optical marks, and a processor configured to update the plurality of optical marks to convey information that pertains to each respective independently movable carrier. The plurality of marks can include two-dimensional optically encoded marks, barcodes oriented in a direction of travel of the carriers, marks that dynamically convey data, dynamic lines configured to be followed by the carriers, marks indicating a collision zone, or dynamic marks displayed at a location coincident with the location of a pipette..
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.


01/14/16
20160011047 

Collisional broadening compensation using real or near-real time validation in spectroscopic analyzers


Validation verification data quantifying an intensity of light reaching a detector of a spectrometer from a light source of the spectrometer after the light passes through a validation gas across a known path length can be collected or received. The validation gas can include an amount of an analyte compound and an undisturbed background composition that is representative of a sample gas background composition of a sample gas to be analyzed using a spectrometer.
Spectrasensors, Inc.


01/14/16
20160010983 

Integrated vehicular system for low speed collision avoidance


A method of providing range measurements for use with a vehicle, the method comprising the steps of: a) visually sensing (2) the area adjacent the vehicle to produce visual sense data (22); b) range sensing (26) objects around the vehicle to produce range sense data; c) combining the visual sense data and the range sense data to produce, with respect to the vehicle, an estimate of ranges to the objects around the vehicle (28). The estimate of ranges to the objects around the vehicle may be displayed (29) to a driver..
Zorg Industries Pty Ltd


01/14/16
20160009318 

Collision avoidance assistance device and collision avoidance assistance method


A collision avoidance assistance device configured to perform driver steering assistance to avoid a collision between a vehicle and an obstacle, the device includes a steering control unit configured to perform the steering assistance in a case where it is determined that there is a possibility of the collision between the vehicle and the obstacle. During a period from commencement of the steering assistance to elapsing of a first time determined by response characteristics of a lateral acceleration of the vehicle, the steering control unit is configured to rotate a steering wheel of the vehicle in a collision avoidance direction by a control amount determined based on a steering holding force of the driver..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


01/14/16
20160009245 

Variable trajectory side curtain airbags


Side curtain airbag assemblies for use inside motor vehicles and methods of preparing airbag assemblies are described herein that allow for the deployment of a curtain with varying trajectory. The curtain may be attached to an inflator that is configured to rapidly inflate the curtain from a folded condition to a deployed condition upon signals generated from an activation event, such as a collision or vehicle roll-over.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


01/14/16
20160009237 

Bumper assembly for a passenger car and passenger car having such a bumper assembly


The disclosure relates to a bumper assembly for a passenger car having a bumper cover for covering a flexible cross-member and at least one stiffening element for stiffing the bumper cover at least below the flexible cross-member. At least one sensor is coupled to the stiffening element to detect deformation of the stiffening element resulting from a collision of the passenger car with a pedestrian..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft


01/14/16
20160009207 

Seat structure of vehicle


A headrest which supports a head portion of a passenger in a vehicle rear collision is attached to an upper portion of a frame of a seatback. A blower to perform ventilation for a passenger's back is arranged at the upper portion of the frame at a position below the headrest.
Mazda Motor Corporation


01/14/16
20160009135 

Vehicle with wheel and axle assembly capable of changing track width during driving mode


A vehicle having a set of front wheels and axle assembly and a set of rear wheels and axle assembly capable of changing the track width from a wide track to a narrow track or vice versa in vehicle moving condition. The wide track mode is for safe high speed driving and more collision protection from the four wheels.

01/14/16
20160008978 

Robot control device for preventing misjudgment by collision judging part


A robot control device is configured to recognize a state transition between a state where a load of a workpiece is not transmitted to a robot and a state where the entire load of the workpiece is transmitted through a hand to the robot, and define a region which encompasses the robot and hand at the start time of the state transition, within a status space which expresses the status of the robot and hand. The collision judging part of the robot control device compares a disturbance estimated value and a first threshold value when the robot and hand are located inside the defined region, and compares the disturbance value and a second threshold value which is different from the first threshold value when the robot and hand are located outside the defined region..
Fanuc Corporation


01/14/16
20160008883 

Impulse metalworking with vaporizing foil actuators


Electrically driven rapid vaporization of thin metallic foils is used to conduct impulse-based metal working operations such as dynamic compaction of metal powders, collision welding, embossing, shearing, shape calibration, and closed-die forming. A metal body is sheared from a metal sheet using foil actuators operating at input electrical energies from 4 kj to 10 kj.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation


01/14/16
20160008848 

Uva curing process and system for collision and cosmetic repairs of automobiles


A process for producing a dry coating layer over a substrate is provided. The process can comprise irradiating a radiation curable wet coating layer applied over the substrate with a high power mobile radiation device at a predetermined linear velocity along the surface of the substrate and at a predetermined curing distance.
Axalta Coating Systems Ip Co., Llc


01/14/16
20160008078 

Collision avoidance during controlled movement of image capturing device and manipulatable device movable arms


A system and method for movement control includes a controller coupled to a computer-assisted surgical device having a first movable arm coupled to a manipulatable device having a working end and a second movable arm coupled to an image capturing device. The controller is configured to receive first configurations for the first movable arm; receive second configurations for the second movable arm; receive a plurality of images of the working end from the image capturing device; determine a position and an orientation of the working end; determine a first movable arm position and trajectory for the first movable arm; determine a second movable arm position and trajectory for the second movable arm; determine whether motion of the movable arms will result in an undesirable relationship between the movable arms; and send a movement command to the first or second movable arm to avoid the undesirable relationship..
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.


01/14/16
20160007827 

Device and asissting laparoscopic surgery - rule based approach


A surgical controlling system comprising: means to real-time locate the 3d spatial position of at least one surgical tool insertable into a surgical environment of a body, in communication with a movement detection means and a movement database; and a controller in communication with a controller database and the movement detection means. The movement database stores 3d spatial positions of surgical tools at times tf and t0; it has moved if its 3d spatial position at time tf differs from that at time t0.
M.s.t. Medical Surgery Technologies Ltd


01/14/16
20160007826 

Device and asissting laparoscopic surgery - rule based approach


A surgical controlling system comprising: a location estimating means to real-time locate the 3d spatial position of surgical tools, a movement detection means and movement database in communication with the location estimating means and with a control database and controller to control the position of surgical tools. The movement database stores 3d spatial positions of the surgical tools at the present time and at at least one previous time; movement has occurred if a present position is different from a previous position.
M.s.t. Medical Surgery Technologies Ltd


01/07/16
20160007382 

Pre-allocated random access identifiers


Systems and methods of pre-allocating identifiers to wireless devices for use in requesting resources over a random access channel are described. A wireless communication system includes a random access channel over which wireless devices can anonymously send requests for resources.
Wi-lan Inc.


01/07/16
20160006008 

Storage cell unit for a motor vehicle and motor vehicle comprising a storage cell unit


A storage cell unit for a motor vehicle having an electric drive has a housing, in which storage cells are arranged. The housing has an energy absorption region, which is deformable in event of a collision for the purpose of energy absorption..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft


01/07/16
20160005565 

Photocathode coupled x-ray tube


Provided is an x-ray tube including an anode, a target on the anode, a cathode disposed separate from the target and the anode and comprising an emitter providing an electron beam to the target, and a side wall disposed between the cathode and the anode, and surrounding the target and the emitter. The side wall reflects a light generated by collision of the electron beam with the target to the cathode, and electrically insulates the cathode from the anode..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


01/07/16
20160004644 

Storage controller and managing modified data flush operations from a cache


A storage controller maintaining a cache manages modified data flush operations. A set-associative map or relationship between individual cache lines in the cache and a corresponding portion of the host managed or source data store is generated in such a way that a quotient can be used to identify modified data in the cache in the order of the source data's logical block addresses.
Lsi Corporation


01/07/16
20160003549 

Cooling promoting structure


A cooling promoting structure in which a first flow path walls includes a first collision surface which collides with cooling gas flowing through a first flow path, a second flow path walls includes a second collision surface which collides with the cooling gas flowing through a second flow path, and the first flow path and the second flow path are connected to each other via inflow openings at a location where the first collision surface and the second collision surface are disposed.. .
Ihi Corporation


01/07/16
20160001775 

Method for ascertaining an emergency trajectory and partially automated or automated driving of an ego-vehicle


A method for ascertaining at least one emergency trajectory of an ego-vehicle using an assistance system, in particular a driver assistance system of the ego-vehicle, and/or an automatic driving function, upon detection of an imminent collision of the ego-vehicle, at least one emergency trajectory of the ego-vehicle being ascertained by the assistance system or the automatic driving function under consideration of at least one other trajectory of at least one other object which is different from the ego-vehicle. Also described is a computer program or a computer program product, a computer unit or a processing unit, and a safety device, in particular having an assistance system and/or an automatic driving function for a vehicle, including a motor vehicle..
Robert Bosch Gmbh


01/07/16
20160001731 

Turret air bags


A turret airbag system is provided including a plurality of airbags disposed within the turret to protect an occupant of the turret from injury and/or ejection from the turret. Turret airbags may be configured in padding around a turret access opening, and/or as substantially cylindrical airbags that deploy between the occupant of the turret and a wall or exterior opening of the turret.
Tencate Advanced Armor Usa, Inc.


01/07/16
20160001724 

Bumper beam with mounting plates


A bumper beam has a u-profile with its top directed toward the vehicle. It has fixedly welded mounting plates (16, 17) in the form of horizontal hat-shaped profiles.
Gestamp Hardtech Ab


01/07/16
20160001692 

Lightweight chassis


Wherein the cavity is detachably fastenable to the supporting frame, is constructed as an exchangeable module and serves as a crumple zone in the event of vehicle collisions.. .

01/07/16
20160001446 

Method for the improved detection of the collision of a robot with its environment, system and computer program product implementing said method


A method of detecting collision between a robot and its environment comprises: generating, on the basis of a dynamic model of the robot, a signal representative of the collisions between the robot and environment, the signal being a residual r; carrying out an adaptive high-pass filtering of the residual r; determining, in a recursive manner, an adaptive threshold t composed of at least one first dynamic term tΔ1 equal to an item of information regarding the parametric uncertainties between the model and real behavior of the robot, the parametric uncertainties being related to a first variable characteristic of the state of the robot among the following variables: position, velocity or acceleration of an articulation of the robot, or a linear or nonlinear function of one of these variables or of a combination; comparing the filtered residual with the adaptive threshold t to deduce the existence or otherwise of a collision.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


01/07/16
20160001334 

Substrate cleaning method and substrate cleaning apparatus


In a substrate cleaning method for cleaning a substrate, the substrate is arranged in a process chamber and exhausting an interior of the process chamber to keep the interior of the process chamber at a vacuum state, and a gas cluster including an electrically charged gas cluster is irradiated toward the substrate in the process chamber. Then, the electrically charged gas cluster is accelerated before the electrically charged gas cluster reaches the substrate, and particles on the substrate are removed by collision of the gas cluster including the accelerated electrically charged gas cluster with the substrate.
Tokyo Electron Limited


12/31/15
20150382234 

Apparatus and avoiding collisions between wireless communication systems


A wireless communication method may include performing, by a first system, channel monitoring of a first band, detecting a second system that uses the first band, determining whether the first system is to be used in preference to the second system, and allocating a radio resource of the first band to the first system based on whether the first system is to be used in preference to the second system.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


12/31/15
20150382231 

Dynamic adjustment of a wireless network media access control parameter


According to some embodiments, information associated with collisions occurring as packets are exchanged through a wireless network may be measured. At least one media access control parameter may then be automatically and dynamically adjusted to achieve a throughput requirement, at a relatively low latency, while reducing collisions in the wireless network..
General Electric Company


12/31/15
20150381890 

Flash collision detection, compensation, and prevention


Certain aspects relate to systems and techniques for flash collision detection, compensation, and prevention. For example, the flash of another camera or other sudden increases in ambient lighting of an image scene can introduce unwanted quality degradations into captured images, for example over-exposure of part or all of the captured image.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/31/15
20150381868 

Flash collision detection, compensation, and prevention


Certain aspects relate to systems and techniques for flash collision detection, compensation, and prevention. For example, the flash of another camera or other sudden increases in ambient lighting of an image scene can introduce unwanted quality degradations into captured images, such as over-exposure of part or all of the captured image.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/31/15
20150381395 

Transmission demodulation reference signal, base station and user equipment


Disclosed are a method for transmitting a demodulation reference signal (dmrs), a base station and a user equipment, related to the lte advanced system. The method for transmitting the dmrs disclosed in the present document includes: a base station transmitting a plurality of demodulation reference signal (dmrs) ports through frequency division multiplexing (fdm) and/or code division multiplexing (cdm) and/or time division multiplexing (tdm).
Zte Corporation


12/31/15
20150380232 

Device allowing improved reaction monitoring of gas phase reactions in mass spectrometers using an auto ejection ion trap


A collision or reaction device for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a first device arranged and adapted to cause first ions to collide or react with charged particles and/or neutral particles or otherwise dissociate so as to form second ions. A second device is arranged and adapted to apply a broadband excitation with one or more frequency notches to the first device so as to cause the second ions and/or ions derived from the second ions to be substantially ejected from the collision or reaction region.
Micromass Uk Limited


12/31/15
20150380231 

Improved efficiency and precise control of gas phase reactions in mass spectrometers using an auto ejection ion trap


A collision or reaction device for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a first device arranged and adapted to cause first ions to collide or react with charged particles and/or neutral particles or otherwise dissociate so as to form second ions. The collision or reaction device further comprises a second device arranged and adapted to apply a broadband excitation with one or more frequency notches to the first device so as to cause the second ions and/or ions derived from the second ions to be substantially ejected from the first device without causing the first ions to be substantially ejected from the first device..
Micromass Uk Limited


12/31/15
20150377694 

Systems and methods for remotely sensing and assessing collision impacts


Various implementations provide systems and methods for remotely detecting and assessing collision impacts using one or more acoustical sensors, such as using acoustical sensors to detect helmet collisions on an athletic playing field. For example, at least one acoustical sensor is disposed adjacent an athletic playing field and remotely from the one or more players on the athletic playing field.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama


12/31/15
20150375828 

Appratus for mooring floater using submerged pontoon


A mooring apparatus using a submerged pontoon that does not interfere with floaters and sailing vessels, is not affected by oceanic weather conditions by being submerged at a constant depth, easily separates the floater such as fpso from the submerged pontoon, in order to cope with an emergency such as stormy weather and avoids collision, and, upon the emergency being terminated, enables the floater such as fpso to return to the operation area and moor to the submerged pontoon and start the operation. An apparatus for mooring a floater using a submerged pontoon including a submerged pontoon that is placed and fixed at a constant depth below the bottom of the floater, wherein the submerged pontoon is fabricated with buoyant pipes, assumes a planar polygon, is lashed by ropes that are connected to weights or anchors on the seabed and is lashed by ropes that are connected to the floater..

12/31/15
20150375774 

Steering-bracket supporting apparatus and steering apparatus


A supporting apparatus for a steering bracket includes, a steering bracket supporting a steering column and including a first capsule-side hole and a second capsule-side hole, a separation capsule including a first bracket-side hole and a second bracket-side hole, a resin member straddling the first bracket-side hole and the first capsule-side hole, a shear pin straddling the second bracket-side hole and the second capsule-side hole, and a cam mechanism including a rotatable weight portion to pull out the shear pin from the second bracket-side hole, the weight portion constituted to rotate around the shear pin by inertia due to a primary collision and to move to a front of a vehicle, and the cam mechanism constituted to pull out the shear pin from the bracket-side hole by a rotation of the weight portion.. .
Nsk Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375756 

Determining vehicle collision risk


An approach is provided for determining vehicle accident risk. The approach determines a current vehicle state of the vehicle during operation of the vehicle.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/31/15
20150375743 

Collision mitigation apparatus and collision mitigation program


A collision mitigation apparatus is mounted to an own vehicle and mitigates a collision between the own vehicle and an obstacle. The collision mitigation apparatus acquires information indicating that the own vehicle will make a right turn or a left turn at an intersection.
Denso Corporation


12/31/15
20150375703 

Vehicle control system and using the same


A vehicle control system and a method for prolonging or extending the availability of certain safety-related features after an ignition unit has switched off or otherwise become inactive. The method can provide some safety-related features following an unintended ignition event, such as the type that can occur when the vehicle is involved in a multiple collision accident and the force of the initial impact unintentionally jars or switches the ignition unit off.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


12/31/15
20150375702 

Device for absorbing energy in the event of a vehicle collision


A device for absorbing energy in the event of a vehicle collision includes a body component of a motor vehicle, a thrust body for transmitting force, and a metal band for absorbing energy. The body component has a guide for the thrust body, and the body component has a deviating point for the deviating of the metal band.
Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe Ag


12/24/15
20150371840 

Ion injection device for a time-of-flight mass spectrometer


The invention provides methods and devices to pulse ions from an rf ion storage into the flight tube of a time-of-flight mass spectrometer. The pusher cell comprises essentially two parallel plates, both plates completely slotted into two electrically insulated halves.
Bruker Daltonics, Inc.


12/24/15
20150371510 

Haptic information presentation system and method


A system and method are disclosed in which in a conventional non-grounding man-machine interface having no reaction base on the human body and for giving the existence of a virtual object and the impact force of a collision to a person, a haptic sensation of a torque, a force and the like can be continuously presented in the same direction, which cannot be presented by only the physical characteristic of a haptic sensation presentation device. In a haptic presentation device, the rotation velocity of at least one rotator in the haptic presentation device is controlled by a control device, and a vibration, a force or a torque as the physical characteristic is controlled, so that the user is made to conceive various haptic information of the vibration, force, torque or the like..
Miraisens, Inc.


12/24/15
20150371456 

System and detecting and remotely assessing vehicle incidents and dispatching assistance


A system and method for detecting and remotely assessing a vehicle incident and dispatching assistance to a motorist. The system includes an in-car device for detecting vehicular incidents such as mechanical failures and collisions.
Hertz System, Inc.


12/24/15
20150370578 

Method for accessing multiple internal registers of a server


A method is provided for facilitating access by an external user to the internal registers of a server including: transmitting access commands originating from the external user to a service processor using a communication protocol directly understandable by the service processor which accesses the internal registers using one or more access protocols, automatically transforming command lines issued by the user into access commands in the communication protocol using one or more service modules which associate at least the corresponding addresses of the internal registers with the names of the internal registers supplied by the external user. On the occasion of a user-commanded access by the service processor to the internal registers, the service processor is responsible for managing a possible risk of collision with a monitoring access to the internal registers for the purposes of updating a copy of the status of the internal registers..
Bull Sas


12/24/15
20150370563 

Multi-processor system having tripwire data merging and collision detection


An integrated circuit includes a pool of processors and a tripwire data merging and collision detection circuit (tdmcdc). Each processor has a special tripwire bus port.
Netronome Systems, Inc.


12/24/15
20150370528 

Interactive content creation


An audio/visual system (e.g., such as an entertainment console or other computing device) plays a base audio track, such as a portion of a pre-recorded song or notes from one or more instruments. Using a depth camera or other sensor, the system automatically detects that a user (or a portion of the user) enters a first collision volume of a plurality of collision volumes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


12/24/15
20150369832 

Hybrid collision avoidance and object carrier management


An automation system for use in in-vitro diagnostics includes an automation surface configured to provide one or more paths between a plurality of testing stations, which also includes a plurality of predetermined risk zones. A plurality of carriers include an onboard processor configured to make local trajectory decisions and to control the motion of each carrier into the plurality of predetermined risk zones in response to authority granted by a traffic manager.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.


12/24/15
20150368082 

Collision avoidance system for scissor lift


Disclosed is a collision avoidance method, controller, and system for a scissor lift. The scissor lift includes a passenger basket, a scissor extension mechanism, and a base with wheels.
The Boeing Company


12/24/15
20150367847 

Method and device for swerve assistance for a motor vehicle


A method for providing swerve assistance for a motor vehicle, in which a threatening or imminent collision of the motor vehicle is detected, the driver is notified to steer the vehicle onto a collision-avoiding swerve trajectory, it is detected whether the driver heeds the warning and initiates a swerve maneuver, and if the driver initiates a swerve maneuver, a driver-independent implementation of a steering or braking intervention assisting in the steering onto the swerve trajectory takes place.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


12/24/15
20150367799 

Collision sensing apparatus


An apparatus includes a center component defining a center chamber therein and first and second side components defining first and second chambers therein, respectively. The first and second side components are coupled to opposing ends of the center component with the first and second chambers in fluid communication with the center chamber.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


12/24/15
20150367231 

Method and preventing a collision between subjects


An apparatus for executing a computer game are provided. The apparatus includes an output unit configured to transmit a first image generated based on a form of a first user participating in the computer game and a second image generated based on a form of a second user participating in the computer game to a display apparatus, and a control unit configured to predict a possibility of a collision between the first user and the second user, and to control transmitting warning information indicating the possibility of the collision to the display apparatus via the output unit, according to a result of the predicting..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150365918 

Method and system for initial synchronization and collision avoidance in device to device communications without network coverage


A method at a first device for enabling a device-to-device wireless link, the method detecting whether a presence signal of a second device is received over a first time period, the presence signal of the second device having a time-slot boundary; and if the presence signal of the second device is not detected, initiating a time-slot boundary by the first device including: transmitting a first presence signal of the first device in a selected time-slot; and checking for an acknowledgment to the first presence signal.. .
Blackberry Limited


12/17/15
20150365810 

Vehicular emergency report apparatus and emergency report system


A vehicular emergency report apparatus is provided. The vehicular emergency report apparatus includes a report portion reporting to a rescue center when a collision occurs to a vehicle, a collision status detection portion, an occupant condition detection portion, and a report control portion.
Denso Corporation


12/17/15
20150365219 

Apparatus and periodic channel state reporting in a wireless network


Channel state information (csi) is reported by a subscriber station to a base station. The csi is reported periodically for at least two physical uplink control channels (pucch).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.




Collision topics: Mass Spectrometer, Spectrometer, Augmented Reality, Consumable, Communications, Coordinates, Downstream, Biomolecule, Ip Address, Simulation, Random Access, Satellite Communications, Load Balancing, Wireless Modem, Networking

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