|| List of recent Contiguous-related patents
| System and method for the broadcast dissemination of time-ordered data|
A stream of time-ordered data, such as a movie, is divided into multiple fragments of equal length, which are repetitively transmitted at different respective repetition rates. The fragments are reordered for transmission so that those which occur near the beginning of the original data stream are transmitted more frequently than those which occur later in the data stream.
| Method and apparatus for content browsing and selection|
A method includes displaying a left panel and a central panel, where the left panel is contiguous to the central panel and oriented on a left side of the central panel. A first selection on the left panel is detected.
| Method and system for simplified address translation support for static infiniband host channel adaptor structures|
A method for optimized address pre-translation for a host channel adapter (hca) static memory structure is disclosed. The method involves determining whether the hca static memory structure spans a contiguous block of physical address space, when the hca static memory structure spans the contiguous block of physical address space, requesting a translation from a guest physical address (gpa) to a machine physical address (mpa) of the hca static memory structure, storing a received mpa corresponding to the hca static memory structure in an address control and status register (csr) associated with the hca static memory structure, marking the received mpa stored in the address csr as a pre-translated address, and using the pre-translated mpa stored in the address csr when a request to access the static memory structure is received..
| Stent-graft having facing side branch portals|
In various embodiments, a device for treating disease of a vessel includes a stent graft having an outer surface; and at least two side branch portals each having a proximal end and a distal end. Each distal end is substantially contiguous with the outer surface of the stent graft.
| Antisense oligonucleotides that target a cryptic splice site in ush1c as a therapeutic for usher syndrome|
The present invention provides a method for treating usher's syndrome in a human subject including administering to the human subject an oligonucleotide having 8 to 30 linked nucleosides having a nucleobase sequence comprising a complementary region comprising at least 8 contiguous nucleobases complementary to a target region of equal length within exon 3 of an usher rna transcript.. .
| Extrudable oriented polymer composites|
A novel tubular or profile shapes of co-extruded multilayer polymers. These materials contain tens to thousands of layers of micro- to nano-polymer layers.
| Chemical oxygen generator with chemical cores arranged in parallel|
A chemical oxygen generator includes multiple parallel sequentially connected chemical core sections that extend the duration of operation of the chemical oxygen generator. An end of a first core section is contiguous with a chemical core high reactivity section, and a thermal insulation layer is disposed between an end of a second core section and the chemical core ignition plate, as well as between the bodies of the first and second core sections.
| Wavelength assignment for multiple operator support|
An apparatus comprising a plurality of optical line terminals (olts) corresponding to different providers that share an optical distribution network (odn), a plurality of optical network units (onus) coupled to the olts via the same odn and configured to communicate with the different olts using different corresponding pairs of upstream and downstream channels, wherein the upstream and downstream channels are interleaved across a plurality of wavelength bands and comprise a sequence of alternating and contiguous upstream and downstream channels, are aligned with a plurality of wavelength division multiplexing (wdm) channels, and satisfy a plurality of design requirements for the olts and onus.. .
| Methods and systems for differentiating synthetic and non-synthetic images|
The techniques introduced here include a system and method for transcoding multimedia content based on the results of content analysis. The determination of specific transcoding parameters, used for transcoding multimedia content, can be performed by utilizing the results of content analysis of the multimedia content.
| Method and apparatus for hybrid fdm-cdm structure for single carrier based control channels|
A system and method for hybrid fdm (frequency division multiplexing)-cdm (code division multiplexing) structure for single carrier control channels is provided. The hybrid fdm-cdm structure maximizes frequency diversity over the entire available bandwidth such that orthogonality between signals from users in a given cell is maintained.
| Optical substrates having light collimating and diffusion structures|
An optical substrate having a structured prismatic surface and an opposing structured lenticular surface. The structured lenticular surface includes shallow-curved lens structures.
| Operational time extension|
Some embodiments provide a reconfigurable integrated circuit (“ic”). This ic has several reconfigurable circuits, each having several configurations for several configuration cycles.
| Vertical memory devices and methods of manufacturing the same|
A memory device includes a plurality of channels, a plurality of first charge storage sites coupled to first sides of respective ones of the channels, and a plurality of second charge storage sites coupled to second sides of respective ones of the channels. The first charge storage sites correspond to first memory cells and the second charge storage sites coupled to second memory cells.
| Displays with shared flexible substrates|
An electronic device may be provided with a display such as an organic light-emitting diode display. The display may include an array of display pixels formed on a polymer substrate layer.
| Vertical mosfet transistor, in particular operating as a selector in nonvolatile memory devices|
A vertical mosfet transistor is formed in a body of semiconductor material having a surface. The transistor includes a buried conductive region of a first conductivity type; a channel region of a second conductivity type, arranged on top of the buried conductive region; a surface conductive region of the first conductivity type, arranged on top of the channel region and the buried conductive region; a gate insulation region, extending at the sides of and contiguous to the channel region; and a gate region extending at the sides of and contiguous to the gate insulation region..
| Fabrication of three-dimensional printed circuit board structures|
A method of fabricating components for a three-dimensional circuit structure includes providing a printed circuit board (pcb) having a top surface, an opposing bottom surface, and an end section. A first angled channel is formed in the top surface at the end section, with the first angled channel extending to an edge of the end section and dividing the end section into a first end portion and a second end portion.
| Method of forming polishing sheet|
A chemical mechanical polishing article can be a single contiguous layer having a polishing surface, the layer being an elongated substantially rectangular sheet having a width and a length at least four times greater than the width. Forming a polishing article can include depositing a liquid precursor on a moving belt, at least partially curing the liquid precursor while on the moving belt to form a polishing layer, and detaching the polishing layer from the belt..
|Protecting memory diagnostics from interference|
Disclosed herein are techniques for managing diagnostics of computer memory. A range of contiguous addresses of a physical memory are associated with or mapped to addresses of a virtual memory.
|N-dimensional collapsible fifo|
A system and method for efficient dynamic utilization of shared resources. A computing system includes a shared data structure accessed by multiple requestors.
|Fastening systems for use with absorbent articles|
A fastener for a disposable absorbent article, having a fixed portion attachable to the article, a connective portion joined to and contiguous with the fixed portion, and a folding line disposed between the fixed and connective portions, and the fastening member has a plurality of engaging elements outwardly extending from the fastening surface, which are offset from the folding line as defined herein. The fastener may be free of a release tape.
|Fastening systems for use with absorbent articles|
A fastener for a disposable absorbent article, having a fixed portion attachable to the article, a connective portion joined to and contiguous with the fixed portion, and a folding line disposed between the fixed and connective portions. The fastener may be free of a release tape.
|Entertainment venue and associated systems/methods|
An entertainment venue can include one or more theaters, including a toroidal or other immersive display screen (which immerses the audience in a contiguous projection surface), a moving stage, and an audience area. Audience seating in the theater faces outwardly in an “inverted-theater-in-the-round” arrangement..
|Ohmic contacts for semiconductor structures|
A composition and method for formation of ohmic contacts on a semiconductor structure are provided. The composition includes a tialxny material at least partially contiguous with the semiconductor structure.
|Mu-mimo-ofdma methods and systems for signaling multi-rank cqis and precoders|
A method for determining attributes of communication channels of multi-user (mu)-multiple input multiple output (mimo) users in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing based multiple access (ofdma) system is disclosed. The method comprises receiving from a base station, for at least one sub-band of contiguous sub-carriers, an indication of an estimate of or an upper-bound on a total number of streams that are co-scheduled by the base station on the at least one sub-band or an indication of a fraction of a transmit power at the base station that is applied to streams that are scheduled for transmission to a particular user, determining one or more signal quality measures for the at least one sub-band based on at least one of the fraction or the estimate of or the upper-bound on the total number of streams that are scheduled by the base station on the at least one sub-band, and transmitting to the base station an indication of the one or more signal quality measures.
|Ink-jet recording apparatus|
An ink-jet recording apparatus includes: a base member a conveyor unit supported by the base member, for conveying a sheet in a conveying direction parallel to a first direction; and a recording unit, supported by the base member for ejecting ink when the recording unit is opposed to the sheet in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The base member is divided into a first base portion that supports the conveyor unit and the recording unit, a second base portion contiguous to the first base portion and located downstream of the first base portion in the conveying direction, and a third base portion contiguous to the second base portion and located downstream of the second base portion in the conveying direction.
|Conveying device and image recording apparatus|
A conveying device includes: a conveyor for conveying a sheet; a path defining member having a first conveying surface that guides the sheet; and a sensor device for sensing the sheet. The sensor device includes: a sensor casing provided on the path defining member and including a second conveying surface that guides the sheet and a main wall whose outer surface is exposed from the path defining member and contiguous to the first conveying surface; a movable member including (i) a contact portion projecting to a second-conveying-surface side of the main wall through an opening formed in the main wall and (ii) a sensed portion located in the sensor casing and moved by the sheet conveyed on the second conveying surface while contacting the contact portion; and a signal output device, provided in the sensor casing, for sensing the sensed portion to output a signal related to its position..
|Wear pack for a demolition tool|
A wear pack is disclosed for shielding a front end of a jaw set of a demolition tool. The wear pack may have a position portion provided on a bracket member for the alignment thereof prior to mounting.
|Portable solar apparatus for purifying water|
A production unit for purifying water is provided. The production unit has a fluid intake and a heating basin fluidly connected to the fluid intake by a connector such that a layer of water with a depth of less than about 30 mm is provided.
|Framed device, seal, and method for manufacturing same|
The disclosure is directed to a framed device. The framed device includes a substrate, a frame, and a seal.
|Readdressing memory for non-volatile storage devices|
Memory for a fragmented file on a non-volatile storage device can be readdressed to contiguous physical memory addresses, while the physical location of the file fragments of the fragmented file stored on the non-volatile storage device remain the same after the memory is readdressed. A logical block addressing (lba) mapping table can be updated based on the readdressed contiguous physical memory addresses..
|Method for producing light ceramic materials|
The present invention relates to a novel process for producing ceramic materials, in particular refractory materials having a reduced relative density. In particular, the invention relates to a process for producing light, refractory materials having non-contiguous pores based on shaped and unshaped materials.
|Microrna and methods for inhibiting same|
The invention relates to isolated dna or rna molecules comprising at least ten contiguous bases having a sequence in a pancreatic islet microrna. In another embodiment, the invention relates to isolated single stranded pancreatic islet microrna molecules or anti-pancreatic islet microrna molecules..
|Bidirectional optical data communications module having reflective lens|
An optical transceiver module includes at least one light source configured to emit an optical transmit signal having a transmit wavelength, at least one light detector configured to detect an optical receive signal having a receive wavelength, and an optical coupling system having at least one reflective-and-focusing (raf) lens and at least one optical filter that discriminates the first and second wavelengths. The optical coupling system defines a transmit path and a receive path, each formed within one or more contiguous regions of the optical coupling system..
|Rolling bearing cage and rolling bearing|
Each pocket of a cage have a cylindrical surface formed by a cylindrical shape having a center line extending in a radial direction, and a tapered surface contiguous with the cylindrical surface. A radial displacement of the cage is regulated by a contact of the ball with the tapered surface.
|Transmitter and method for transmitting data block in wireless communication system|
Provided are a transmitter and a method for transmitting a data block in a wireless communication system. The method comprises the following steps: encoding an information bit and generating a block coded with an ncbpss bit; generating two sub-blocks by parsing the coded block; and transmitting the two sub-blocks to the transmitter.
|Transmission of synchronization and control signals in a broadband wireless system|
In a broadband wireless communication system, a primary control signal may be relocated within the operation band for transmission while avoiding interference. For example, if the primary control signal employs p contiguous subcarriers, the primary control signal can be placed in any section of the band that has p contiguous subcarriers.
|Method and apparatus for providing channel state information (csi) measurement and reporting for a segment carrier|
Methods, apparatus and computer program products provide channel state information (cs1) measurement and reporting for a segment carrier in certain situations. An apparatus such as a base station may determine whether csi is needed for a channel of a segment carrier comprising a segment portion and a contiguous bandwidth extension of a backward compatible carrier utilized by a base station for wireless communications with a mobile terminal.
|Semiconductor memory device and method of testing the same|
A semiconductor memory device including an open bit line structure is disclosed. The semiconductor memory device including an open bit line structure includes a first mat, a second mat contiguous to the first mat, a first sense amplifier coupled to a first bit line of the first mat, a second sense amplifier coupled to a second bit line of the first mat and a third bit line of the second mat, a third sense amplifier coupled to a fourth bit line of the second mat, and a plurality of bit line precharge voltage providers for varying a level of a bit line precharge voltage provided to the first, second, and third sense amplifiers, selectively providing the resultant bit line precharge voltage level, and providing the same voltage as that of data of a selected cell to a non-selected sense amplifier during a read operation..
|Containment force-based wrapping|
Control of a wrapping apparatus is facilitated by enabling an operator to input a load containment force requirement and/or a minimum number of layers of packaging material to be applied to a load, with a wrap control system automatically determining wrap force and other parameters required to meet user input requirements and/or parameters to minimize the expertise required of an operator and to provide more consistent and reliable wrapping of loads. In addition, a wrapping apparatus may be controlled to apply at least a minimum number of layers of packaging material to a load throughout a contiguous region thereof..
|Memory data transfer method and system|
A method and apparatus are disclosed for providing a dma process. Accordingly, a dma process is initiated for moving data from contiguous first locations to contiguous second locations and to a third location or third locations.
|Maternity support belt|
A maternity support belt includes a curved support edge matching the female pelvic curve to support a gravid abdomen. The support belt has an elongated shape and is sized and configured to wrap around the periphery of a pregnant female.
|Drive belt comprising different types of transverse members for a continuously variable transmission|
The invention relates to a drive belt (3) including an endless carrier (31) and a plurality of transverse members (30) that are mounted on and arranged along the circumference of the carrier (31) in an essentially contiguous row. This type of drive belt (3) is well-known, in particular from its application in the friction-type belt-and-pulleys transmission.
This invention relates to a method of preparing nuclear fuel including the step of depositing at least two adjacent series of layers (16, 18) around a kernel (12) of fissile material, each series comprising a layer of pyrolytic carbon (16) contiguous with a layer of silicon carbide (18) and each layer (16, 18) having a thickness of at most (10) micrometres, such that alternate layers of (16, 18) of pyrolytic carbon and silicon carbide are deposited around the kernel (12). The invention extends to a nuclear fuel element (10)..
|Nitric oxide reactor and distributor apparatus and method|
A reaction and distribution system may include a distributor securable near or in a path correspond to a breathing passage such as the nostrils or the mouth of a user for delivering nitric oxide therapy thereto. The distributor may contain an internal reactor for creating the nitric oxide from reactants.
|Covering panel and method for assembling a plurality of same|
A covering panel. The panel includes multiple lips disposed around the edges of the panel.
|Low-cost backup and edge caching using unused disk blocks|
A designated storage system receives a request to store data in the local storage as a backup copy. The designated storage system requests a file system in the computer system to store the backup copy as a file in the local storage and maintains a record describing storage locations for each of the one or more sets of contiguous available file system data blocks.
A screw, comprising a head, and a shaft, wherein the shaft comprised a first threaded shaft portion; a second threaded shaft portion disposed contiguous to said head; and a middle shaft portion disposed between said first threaded shaft portion and said second threaded shaft, wherein said middle shaft portion is an irregular form.. .
|Output ordering of domain coordinates for tessellation|
Systems and methods for a tessellation are described. For tessellation, a tessellation unit may divide a domain into a plurality of portions, where at least one portion is a contiguous portion.
|Seating system and a passenger accommodation unit for a vehicle|
A passenger seat assembly for a vehicle, particularly an aircraft, which is adapted to provide self-contained, individual seating and sleeping accommodation for a passenger, said seating assembly includes a supporting structure (42) for supporting said assembly off the floor of a vehicle; one or more movable, passenger-bearing, structural components (71,72); and means for connecting said movable, structural components to said structure such that said components can be selectively moved between a seat configuration, in which a plurality of passenger-bearing surfaces on said one or more structural, movable components (71,71) or said supporting structure form a seat for the passenger, and a bed configuration, in which a plurality of said bearing surfaces (47,48,67,74,76) are disposed substantially coplanarly and substantially contiguously to form a bed for the passenger; characterized in that at least one of said movable components (72) is double-sided, comprising first and second opposite sides, one of said sides having a first seat surface (73) that forms part of the seat in said seat configuration, and the other side having a second bed surface (74) that forms part of said bed in said bed configuration.. .
|Pipe element having shoulder, groove and bead|
A pipe element has a circumferential shoulder at one end. The shoulder has an outer diameter greater than the outer diameter of the pipe element.
|Tool for installing wires in a wire harness conduit|
A wire handheld tool including a handle contiguous to a shank with a wire securing portion. The wire securing portion may be a relatively flat portion with one or more wire passageways used to secure one or more wires thereto.
|Avoiding physical fragmentation in a virtualized storage environment|
A virtualized storage stack includes logical layers above the physical storage layer. Each logical layer allocates data blocks, and the data block allocation is propagated down to the physical storage layer.
|Storage address space to nvm address, span, and length mapping/converting|
Storage address space to nvm address, span, and length mapping/converting is performed by a controller for a solid-state storage system that includes a mapping function to convert a logical block address from a host to an address of a smallest read unit of the nvm. The mapping function provides span and length information corresponding to the logical block address.
|Software configurable distributed antenna system and method for bandwidth compression and transport of signals in noncontiguous frequency blocks|
A method for transporting communications signals includes receiving an analog if signal at a first unit. The analog if signal includes a first carrier having a first frequency and a first bandwidth and a second carrier having a second frequency different from the first frequency and a second bandwidth.
|Stack connector component in which high-speed signal pins are routed to different side than low-speed signal pins, and circuit board therefor|
A stacked connector component includes a housing, connectors at a front opening of the housing and arranged in a stacked formation within one or more columns, and a for and exposed at the connectors. The pins include high-speed pins routed within the housing to a bottom side thereof and low-speed pins routed within the housing to a back side or a top side thereof.
|Developing device and image forming apparatus with developing device|
A developing device includes a housing containing a developer, a developer carrier, a developer conveying path, a developer conveying member, and a plurality of paddle members. The developer conveying path includes a first conveying path and a second conveying path.
|Ridge direction extraction device, ridge direction extraction method, and ridge direction extraction program|
A ridge direction extraction unit, which analyses the shape of a ridge in a fingerprint image and extracts the ridge direction that indicates the slope of the ridge, includes: a low confidence region density value conversion module that reduces the density values in a low confidence region to generate a density conversion image; a synthesized image generating module for synthesizing a high confidence region and the low confidence region to generate a synthesized image; an auxiliary direction determining function for determining which ridge direction in the synthesized image is to be the auxiliary direction and deriving the degree of confidence in the auxiliary direction; and a high confidence region expanding module for calculating the degree of confidence in the direction, and correcting the ridge direction in the low confidence direction contiguous with the high confidence region so as to increase the degree of confidence in the ridge direction.. .
|Method and device for uplink resource allocation|
A method for transmitting an uplink signal by a device in a wireless communication system, the method including receiving a control channel signal including a resource allocation (ra) field; and transmitting an uplink signal according to the control channel signal. A size of the ra field is represented by the following expression max (rasizea, rasizeb).
|Method and terminal of transmitting an uplink signal with fewer transmission resource blocks to prevent a lowering in reference sensitivity in intra-band non-contiguous uplink carrier aggregation|
There is provided a method of transmitting an uplink for reference sensitivity test for intra-band non-contiguous ca in lte-a system. The method may comprise: if a carrier aggregation (ca) is configured, if the configured ca corresponds to an intra-band ca, and if the configured ca corresponds to non-contiguous ca, transmitting an uplink on a primary component carrier using allocated resource blocks (rbs).
|Method of reducing reference signals and communication device thereof|
A method of reducing a number of reference signals for a communication device in a wireless communication system, includes receiving a downlink control information (dci) message in a first bundling subframe of a plurality of bundling subframes, wherein the bundling subframes are contiguous subframes; receiving reference signals with a reduced pattern in the plurality of bundling subframes, wherein a number of the reference signals with the reduced pattern is smaller than a number of the reference signals determined in corresponding specifications; measuring channel responses according to the reference signals with the reduced pattern; using the channel responses to perform channel interpolations in the plurality of bundling subframes, for acquiring channel estimations of the plurality of the bundling subframes; and receiving data according to the dci message in the plurality of bundling subframes.. .
|Method and device for determining a signal detection quality for a physical control channel|
A method for determining a signal detection quality for a physical control channel is provided. The method may include detecting, via a physical control channel, a first group of at least one radio resource element and a second group of at least one radio resource element, wherein the first group and the second group are non-contiguous in time and frequency with respect to radio resource elements of the physical control channel; and determining the signal detection quality based on the detected first group of resource elements and the detected second group of resource elements..
|System, method, and computer program product for distributed processing of overlapping portions of pixels|
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for distributed processing of overlapping portions of pixels. In use, a plurality of pixels to be processed utilizing a plurality of display processing modules across a plurality of interfaces are identified.
A power divider/combiner comprising a plurality of transmission lines, each transmission line being in the form of a separate longitudinal component (e.g. A length of coaxial cable), wherein the longitudinal components are arranged such that they are substantially parallel to each other, and such that a side of each longitudinal component is contiguous with a side of at least one other longitudinal component.
|Sewer cleanout level indicator|
A sewer cleanout level indicator for use with a retrofitted conventional sewer cleanout cap. The indicator provides a visual indication of whether a sewer lateral line is blocked on the residential or private side, or the government side.
|Pair of nail clippers|
The nail clippers are designed for bringing one cutting edge formed on a tip of the one cutting blade closer to the other cutting edge, the one cutting edge and the other cutting edge being disposed facing opposite each other and holding a particular nail being to be cut between the two opposed cutting edges to cause the two opposed cutting edges to engage each other and cut that particular nail. The one cutting edge and the other cutting edge have, respective straight line portions which face opposite each other and extend parallel to each other and respective curved portions which are provided contiguously to the corresponding straight line portions and which are curved and extended at a curvature that permits the one curved portion to exactly match the other curved portion when they meet each other..
|Cutting drill and method for manufacturing printed wiring board|
A cutting drill includes a shank having a hole and formed to be gripped in a tool holder, and a drill body having a rod shape and locked into the hole of the shank. The shank has an axis around which the drill body rotates.
A system is described to create and transmit a streamable zip file container. The streamable zip file container contains stream metadata, files, and a central directory.
|Method of treating cancer with an hla-a*3303-restricted wt1 peptide and pharmaceutical composition comprising the same|
Disclosed are: a peptide comprising an amino acid sequence composed of contiguous nine amino acid residues derived from a wt1 protein, wherein an amino acid residue at position 2 in the amino acid sequence is selected from the group consisting of ala, ile, leu, val, phe, tyr, ser and asp and an amino acid residue at position 9 in the amino acid sequence is arg; a polynucleotide encoding the peptide; a pharmaceutical composition comprising the peptide; and a method of treating cancer using the peptide.. .
|Modulators of the nlrp3 inflammasome il-1beta pathway for the prevention and treatment of acne|
The invention provides inhibitors capable of binding to a member of the inflammasome group comprised of il-1β, il-1 receptor type 1, nlrp3, asc, caspase-1 and cathepsin b with a dissociation constant of 10-8 mol/l or smaller for the prevention and treatment of acne, specifically an antibody, an antibody fragment, an antibody-like molecule, an oligopeptide of 6 to 30 amino acid residues, a nucleic acid aptamer molecule of 10 to 75 nucleotides in length or a soluble polypeptide comprising a contiguous amino acid sequence of at least 30 amino acids comprised within the protein sequence of a member of the group comprised of il-1β, il-1 receptor type 1, il-1 receptor type 2, nlrp3, asc and caspase-1. Similarly, an interfering rna or an antisense modulator of gene expression of il-1β, i l-1β receptor type 1, nlrp3, asc, caspase-1 and cathepsin b are provided for the prevention or treatment of acne..
|Distributed satcom aperture on fishing boat|
Embodiments of a mobile communications system to service multiple users in fishing boats over same spectrum in a communication satellite network and a method for the system are generally described herein. Signals of data streams for transmission to user equipment (ue) in spoke-and-hub configurations will utilize multiple transponders of satellites.
|Antenna device and matching circuit module for antenna device|
A low-frequency radiating element and a high-frequency radiating element are configured so as to respectively operate in a relatively low frequency band and a relatively high frequency band that are non-contiguous with each other. A matching circuit is inserted between a transmission/reception circuit and a branching point.