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 Imaging on substrates with alkaline strippable uv blocking compositions and aqueous soluble uv transparent films patent thumbnailnew patent Imaging on substrates with alkaline strippable uv blocking compositions and aqueous soluble uv transparent films
Substrates, such as printed circuit boards, are coated with an aqueous alkaline developable uv photosensitive material followed by applying an aqueous soluble uv transparent film to coat the uv photosensitive material. An aqueous alkaline strippable uv blocking composition is selectively applied to the surface of the uv transparent film to function as a mask.
Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials Llc


 Package substrate and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailnew patent Package substrate and manufacturing the same
Package substrate and a method of manufacturing the same is disclosed. The package substrate includes an insulating layer having first circuit patterns embedded in a first surface of the insulating layer, and a protruded circuit pattern formed above at least one of the embedded first circuit patterns, wherein a width of the protruded circuit pattern is greater than a width of each of the embedded first circuit patterns.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


 Driver circuit for providing constant voltage to an auxiliary circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Driver circuit for providing constant voltage to an auxiliary circuit
A driver circuit receiving wireless communication over a wireless network is disclosed. The driver circuit includes a lighting load, a main driver, and an auxiliary driver.
Technical Consumer Products, Inc.


 Multi-mode led illumination system patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-mode led illumination system
This application discloses a lighting emitting diode (led) illumination system that operates at least in a boost mode and a bypass mode. The led illumination system includes a plurality of leds and bypass elements.
Google Inc


 Method and  transmitting control information in a wireless communication system patent thumbnailnew patent Method and transmitting control information in a wireless communication system
A wireless communication system is disclosed. Disclosed herein are methods for transmitting a physical uplink control channel (pucch) signal in a wireless communication system, which includes setting transmit power for the pucch signal, and an apparatus thereof.
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Selective control of mobile devices for protecting high speed moving convoy patent thumbnailnew patent Selective control of mobile devices for protecting high speed moving convoy
An approach includes a method implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied in a computer readable storage medium having programming instructions. The approach further includes the programming instructions configured to collect at least one broadcast control channel allocation list from base stations in a surrounding area.
King Abdulaziz City For Science And Technology


 Selective dual network mode for lte devices patent thumbnailnew patent Selective dual network mode for lte devices
A voice over long term evolution (volte) capable mobile device is configured to deregister from an internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims) network element for voice connections and use a dual network mode of operation that includes data connections via a 4g lte/lte-a network and voice connections via a legacy 3g or 2g network based on performance metrics a serving cell of the 4g lte/lte-a network. When the performance metrics indicate that voice connections may be unstable, such as when a reference signal received power (rsrp) falls below a threshold level but remains above a reselection/handover threshold level, the mobile device deregisters from the ims network element to disable volte connections from being established.
Apple Inc.


 Methods and apparatuses for advanced receiver design patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and apparatuses for advanced receiver design
Disclosed are embodiments of apparatuses and methods of use thereof for frequency domain (fd) chip level (cl) equalizers used in wireless receivers. The fd-cl-eq may further selectively apply a higher order matrix inverse or a lower order matrix inverse in the calculation of a channel estimate based on whether interference is present or not.
Interdigital Technology Corporation


 Audio processor with bi-directional input/output ports patent thumbnailnew patent Audio processor with bi-directional input/output ports
An audio processor has a number of ports that are configurable as input or output ports. Each port includes a jack, an input audio circuit and an output audio circuit.
Qsc, Llc


 Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program patent thumbnailnew patent Data structure and methods for providing an interactive program
A program guide in which a video layer includes a plurality of video objects including title objects, each title object having associated with it a channel and at least one time slot, the video layer being formed in response to a received video stream and a graphics layer comprising a plurality of graphics objects including title overlay objects, each of the title overlay objects selectively imparting at least a visual de-emphasis to a respective title object in the video layer, the visual de-emphasis being imparted to title objects not being associated with a desired time slot.. .
Comcast Ip Holdings I, Llc


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Selective encoding and transmission of adaptive bitrate video through non reference video quality analysis

A method of managing video signals utilizes non-reference quality analysis to select versions of the video which are of at least a desired quality to process and distribute from among versions which are not of a desired quality.. .
Cheetah Technologies, L.p. D/b/a V-factor Technologies

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Mini remote multi-control unit

A mini remote multi control unit is disclosed. The mini remote multi control unit features a controlled device located at a distance and capable of detecting the malfunctioning controlled device, resetting and restoring it to its original state.

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Actuator driving apparatus, camera module, and electronic apparatus

There are provided an actuator driving apparatus, a camera module, and an electronic apparatus to selectively use a position and current control method and a current control method. The actuator driving apparatus includes a position controller and a current driver.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

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Imaging device, and controlling imaging device

An imaging device includes: an illumination portion which includes a light-transmitting transmission region and a light-shielding non-transmission region, has a plurality of simultaneous light-emitting elements that have a light-transmitting property, include a plurality of first light-emitting elements in which turning-on and turning-off are simultaneously controlled and a plurality of second light-emitting elements in which turning-on and turning-off are simultaneously controlled, and are provided in the transmission region, and has a plurality of individual light-emitting elements in which turning-on and turning-off are individually controlled and which are provided in the non-transmission region; an imaging portion which receives light that is reflected from a subject illuminated by the illumination portion and is transmitted through the transmission region; and a switching portion which selectively turns on the plurality of first light-emitting elements and the plurality of second light-emitting elements in a first period in which the plurality of individual light-emitting elements are turned off, and turns off the plurality of simultaneous light-emitting elements in a second period in which the plurality of individual light-emitting elements are turned on.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

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System and method to improve management during a conference call

A method for managing operations during a first conference call between a first communication device and a plurality of communication devices, comprising the (1) displaying a calendar to identify a set of attributes of at least one conference call (2) scheduling and initiating a second conference call during the ongoing first conference call (3) displaying a participant status of each participant of the conference call; (4) displaying a conference call status of each ongoing conference calls, and a connection interface whereby a participant may selectively join an ongoing conference call; (5) displaying real time data pertaining to each participant of each conference call; and (6) initiating a chat session between at least two communication devices of the plurality of communication devices during the ongoing first conference call, and displaying a chat participant status on the at least two communication devices.. .
Swn Communications, Inc.

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Memory system

According to one embodiment, there is provided a memory system including a proximity wireless interface, a memory, and a controller. The proximity wireless interface can communicate with a correspondent device.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

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Apparatus and providing controlling service for iot security

The present invention provides a technology for controlling an iot gateway command control based packet, preemptively blocking information leakage by detecting/blocking command not allowed through a db updated by automatically learning new commands recognized based thereon in real-time, determining whether they correspond to each other through search/comparison in each pattern db corresponding thereto and selectively processing the corresponding packet according to the determined result, generating a session table based on the processed result and determining whether there is an abnormal act by checking a predetermined item, and blocking access to iot server of abnormal packet by performing a policy according to packet blocking rule management flow.. .
Wins Co., Ltd.

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System and improved social networking

A geographically defined social network is provided, the network including a personal communications device; a means for detection of data regarding a first networked user based on a predetermined geographic condition, and a means for delivery of said data regarding said first networked user to a second networked user in response to a geographically-defined user request. Other, “layered” options in which information originally concealed by the first user can be selectively revealed to subsequent users, and a wide variety of selection and data distribution criteria are also provided..

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Management of multilevel queues for shared network adapters

Technology for managing queuing resources of a shared network adapter is disclosed. The technology includes selectively transferring data from data transmission sources to a queue of the shared network adapter based on status indications from the shared network adapter regarding availability of queuing resources at the shared network adapter.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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Selectively transferring high-priority non-audio data over a quality of service channel

In an embodiment, a transmitting ue is engaged with a target ue in a communication session supported at least in part via a qos channel on which audio traffic is primarily carried and a non-qos channel on which non-audio traffic is carried. The transmitting ue obtains audio data and non-audio data for transmission to the target ue during the communication session, and identifies a subset of higher-priority non-audio data within the obtained non-audio data.
Qualcomm Incorporated

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Apparatus and changing frequency deviation

A protocol to be used in the transmission is determined. Based upon the protocol, the transmission frequency range of a clock is selectively altered.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

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Network device configured to track multicast receivers

A first network device adapted for communication with one or more other network devices is configured to originate a first route identifying a tunnel for carrying traffic for a multicast, to originate a second route specifying a leaf information requirement for the multicast but not identifying a tunnel for carrying traffic for the multicast, and to track a plurality of receivers of the multicast based at least in part on leaf information received from the multicast receivers responsive to the specified leaf information requirement of the second route. The first route may comprise an inclusive route having a tunnel attribute that identifies an inclusive tunnel for the multicast and the second route may comprise a selective route having a tunnel attribute configured to indicate that it carries no tunnel information.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

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Apparatus and distributed compensation of narrow optical filtering effects in an optical network

The present disclosure describes a reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer including a wavelength selective switch configured to filter wavelengths of an optical signal; and an optical equalizer, coupled to the wavelength selective switch, configured to equalize the optical signal to mitigate optical filtering effects caused by the wavelength selective switch.. .
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

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Accessories for communication devices

A modular accessory adapter configured to be selectively attachable to at least one of a communication device and a case for a communication device. The modular accessory adapter includes a first member configured to be rotatably coupled to a second member such that the first member is rotatable relative to the second member to move the modular accessory adapter between a first position and a second position.
Olloclip, Llc

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Apparatus and supporting an article

Modular mounting systems for supportably engagement of one or more devices. The systems may include corresponding attachment members and carrier members for selective supportive engagement of one or more devices relative to a base.
Iomounts Llc

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Tunable notch filter

Circuitry includes an input node, an output node, acoustic filtering circuitry, an inductive element, and a capacitor. The acoustic filtering circuitry includes an acoustic filtering input node and an acoustic filtering output node.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.

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Reconfigurable system-on-chip and related methods

A circuit includes combinational circuit and sequential circuit elements coupled thereto. The circuit includes a multiplexor coupled to the combinational and sequential circuit elements, and a system register is coupled to the multiplexor.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

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Power electronic converter

Power converters are disclosed. One power electronic converter for connecting ac and dc electrical networks and transferring power therebetween includes a converter limb extending between two dc terminals and having limb portions separated by an ac terminal.
Alstom Technology Ltd

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Electric vehicle high-voltage system alert

A vehicle includes a traction battery, an auxiliary battery, a voltage converter selectively coupled with the traction battery and coupled with the auxiliary battery, an indicator, and a controller. The controller may be programmed to activate the indicator to indicate presence of a voltage on a high-voltage bus indicative of a current from the traction battery to the auxiliary battery during an ignition-off period in response to detecting an auxiliary voltage on a low-voltage bus less than a minimum voltage and a voltage on the high-voltage bus greater than a predetermined threshold..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

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Electronic device and controlling dynamic power

The present disclosure relates to an electronic device for controlling power and a method thereof an electronic device for controlling power according to an embodiment includes: a plurality of ports configured to input power into the electronic device; a power controller that includes a first power conversion unit configured to convert a first power supplied from a first external device connected to a first port, and a second power conversion unit configured to convert a second power supplied from a second external device connected to a second port; and a controller that controls the power controller to selectively supply power to a target device by summing the first power and the second power. Further, other embodiments are possible..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Laser ablation process for manufacturing submounts for laser diodes and laser diode units

A method for manufacturing submounts for laser diodes includes the steps of providing a base configured with a ceramic carrier and a metal layer deposited upon the substrate. The method further includes using a pulsed laser operative to generate a plurality of pulses which are selectively trained at predetermined pattern on the metal layer's surface so as to ablate the desired regions of the metal layer to the desired depth.
Ipg Photonics Corporation

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System and providing multiple simmer outputs

A power supply and circuitry system for powering hvpt devices includes a power supply circuit that selectively provides an operating power and a simmer power to multiple hvpt devices. The system also includes a trigger circuit for each respective hvpt device that selectively couples the power supply circuit to one hvpt device to provide the operating power thereto.
Cooper Technologies Company

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Indicator wafer

An apparatus selectively connectable to the prongs of an electrical plug that provides an indication to a person of the presence of power to the prongs.. .

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Antenna adjustment apparatus and remote electrical tilt antenna

Embodiments of the present application provide an antenna adjustment apparatus. The antenna adjustment apparatus includes a first drive wheel, a first gear, a second drive wheel, a second gear, and multiple output gears.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

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High purity lithium and associated products and processes

High purity lithium and associated products are provided. In a general embodiment, the present disclosure provides a lithium metal product in which the lithium metal is obtained using a selective lithium ion conducting layer.
Clean Lithium Corporation

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Methods for manufacturing carbon ribbons for magnetic devices

In one embodiment of the invention, there is provided a method for manufacturing a magnetic memory device, comprising: depositing a carbon layer comprising amorphous carbon on a substrate; annealing the carbon layer to activate dopants contained therein; and selectively etching portions of the carbon layer to forms lines of spaced apart carbon conductors.. .
Iii Holdings 1, Llc

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Field effect transistor with elevated active regions and methods of manufacturing the same

A field effect transistor having a higher breakdown voltage can be provided by forming a contiguous dielectric material layer over gate stacks, forming via cavities laterally spaced from the gate stacks, selectively depositing a single crystalline semiconductor material, and converting upper portions of the deposited single crystalline semiconductor material into elevated source/drain regions. Lower portions of the selectively deposited single crystalline semiconductor material in the via cavities can have a doping of a lesser concentration, thereby effectively increasing the distance between two steep junctions at edges of a source region and a drain region.
Sandisk Technologies, Inc.

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Method and selectively forming nitride caps on metal gate

A sacrificial cap is grown on an upper surface of a conductor. A dielectric spacer is against a side of the conductor.
Qualcomm Incorporated

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Integrated circuits and methods for fabricating integrated circuits having replacement metal gate electrodes

Integrated circuits and methods for fabricating integrated circuits are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a method for fabricating integrated circuits includes defining a pfet region and an nfet region of a semiconductor substrate.
Globalfoundries, Inc.

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Electronic device and making thereof

As a cost effective alternative to lithography, there is provided a method of forming an electronic device comprising the steps of: depositing a first quantity of a first liquid medium comprising a dopant on a first portion of a planar surface and depositing a second quantity of the first liquid medium on a second portion of the surface, the first quantity spaced from the second quantity by a gap; heating the first quantity, the second quantity, and the surface, the heating configured to cause diffusion of at least some of the dopant from the first liquid medium into the surface; depositing a dielectric material on the surface in the gap; selectively removing the first quantity and the second quantity from the surface; depositing an electrical contact on each of the first portion and the second portion; and depositing a further electrical contact on the dielectric material.. .
Diftek Lasers, Inc.

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Semiconductor structure with a spacer layer

A multi-layer semiconductor structure is disclosed for use in iii-nitride semiconductor devices, including a channel layer, a band-offset layer having a wider bandgap than the channel layer, a spacer layer having a narrower bandgap than the band-offset layer, and a cap layer comprising at least two sublayers. Each sublayer is selectively etchable with respect to sublayers immediately below and above, each sublayer comprises a iii-n material alxinygazn in which 0≦x≦1, 0≦y≦1, and 0≦z≦1, at least one sublayer has a non-zero ga content, and a sublayer immediately above the spacer layer has a wider bandgap than the spacer layer.
Cambridge Electronics, Inc.

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Cobalt-containing conductive layers for control gate electrodes in a memory structure

A memory stack structure including a memory film and a vertical semiconductor channel can be formed within each memory opening that extends through a stack including an alternating plurality of insulator layers and sacrificial material layers. After formation of backside recesses through removal of the sacrificial material layers selective to the insulator layers, a backside blocking dielectric layer is formed in the backside recesses and sidewalls of the memory stack structures.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

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Process for manufacturing integrated electronic devices, in particular cmos devices using a borderless contact technique

For manufacturing an integrated electronic device, a protection layer, of a first material, is formed over a body having a non-planar surface; a first dielectric layer, of a second material, is formed over the protection layer, the second material being selectively etchable with respect to the first material; an intermediate layer, of a third material, is formed over the first dielectric layer, the third material being selectively etchable with respect to the second material; a second dielectric layer, of a fourth material, is formed over the intermediate layer, the fourth material being selectively etchable with respect to the third material; vias are formed through the second dielectric layer, the intermediate layer, the first dielectric layer, and the protection layer; and electrical contacts, of conductive material, are formed in the vias.. .
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

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Method and structure for formation of replacement metal gate field effect transistors

Embodiments of the present invention provide a process that maintains a “keep cap” metal nitride layer on pfet devices within a cmos structure. The keep cap metal nitride layer is in place while an n-type work function metal is formed on the nfet devices within the cmos structure.
Globalfoundries Inc.

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Non-lithographically patterned directed self assembly alignment promotion layers

A method of an aspect includes forming a directed self assembly alignment promotion layer over a surface of a substrate having a first patterned region and a second patterned region. A first directed self assembly alignment promotion material is formed selectively over the first patterned region without using lithographic patterning.
Intel Corporation

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Critical dimension shrink through selective metal growth on metal hardmask sidewalls

A method for fabricating a self-aligned via structure includes forming a tri-layer mask on an ild layer over a lower metal wiring layer, the tri-layer mask includes first and second insulating layers and a metal layer in between the insulating layers; defining a trench pattern through the first insulating layer and metal layer, the trench pattern having a first width; defining a first via pattern in a lithographic mask over the trench pattern, the first via pattern having a second width that is larger than the first width; growing a metal capping layer on an exposed sidewall of the trench pattern to decrease the first width to a third width that defines a second via pattern; transferring the trench pattern into the ild layer to form a trench; and transferring the second via pattern through the ild layer and into the metal wiring layer to form a via.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

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Critical dimension shrink through selective metal growth on metal hardmask sidewalls

A method for fabricating a self-aligned via structure includes forming a tri-layer mask on an ild layer over a lower metal wiring layer, the tri-layer mask includes first and second insulating layers and a metal layer in between the insulating layers; defining a trench pattern through the first insulating layer and metal layer, the trench pattern having a first width; defining a first via pattern in a lithographic mask over the trench pattern, the first via pattern having a second width that is larger than the first width; growing a metal capping layer on an exposed sidewall of the trench pattern to decrease the first width to a third width that defines a second via pattern; transferring the trench pattern into the ild layer to form a trench; and transferring the second via pattern through the ild layer and into the metal wiring layer to form a via.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

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Residue free oxide etch

A method for selectively etching silicon oxide is provided. A surface reaction phase is provided comprising flowing a surface reaction gas comprising hydrogen, nitrogen and fluorine containing components to form silicon oxide into a compound comprising silicon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and fluorine, forming the surface reaction gas into a plasma, and stopping the flow of the surface reaction gas.
Lam Research Corporation

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Semiconductor nanowire fabrication

Methods are provided for fabricating semiconductor nanowires on a substrate. A nanowire template is formed on the substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Local persisting of data for selectively offline capable voice action in a voice-enabled electronic device

Data associated with a selectively offline capable voice action is locally persisted in a voice-enabled electronic device whenever such an action cannot be competed locally due to the device being offline to enable the action to later be completed after online connectivity has been restored. Synchronization with an online service and/or another electronic device, and/or retrieval of context sensitive data from an online service may be performed after online connectivity has been restored to enable the voice action to thereafter be completed..
Google Inc.

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Source driving device, timing controlling device, receiving display signal and transmitting display signal

A source driving device includes a locking module, a controlling module and a decoding module. The locking module executes a locking process selectively in a first band or a second band according to a band setting signal in order to lock a first clock signal synchronized with a first display signal.
Au Optronics Corporation

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Display device

There is provided a display device including a display panel, a plurality of data drivers configured to apply a data voltage to the display panel and to output a feedback signal indicating a driving status, a shared back channel configured to receive the feedback signal from the plurality of data drivers, a virtual feedback signal circuit configured to output a virtual feedback signal indicating a normal driving state of the plurality of data drivers, a timing controller configured to apply a data signal to the plurality of data drivers, and a switch connected to the timing controller, and configured to selectively connect the shared back channel or the virtual feedback signal circuit to the timing controller.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

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Sign holder assembly with mounting member

A sign holder assembly comprises a cross bar and a mounting member. The mounting member is selectively coupled with the cross bar and includes a front panel, at least two elongated reception channels, a first flange, and a second flange.
Target Brands, Inc.

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Sign holder assembly with mounting member

A mounting member, for supporting a sign holder assembly relative to a substantially horizontal member of a display system, includes a front plate, at least one side panel, and a back support. The front plate selectively receives the sign holder assembly and has a substantially planar primary surface.
Target Brands, Inc.

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Talking alphabet blocks

A talking alphabet block set for enabling a child to selectively hear a sound identifying a selected letter or the phonetic sound of the selected letter includes a set of single letter blocks, each associated with a single letter of the alphabet, and a toggle block. The letter blocks and the toggle block each individually include a front side on which a single letter is printed, with the front side being almost entirely defined by a push button.



Elective topics:
  • Hinge Mechanism
  • Control Unit
  • Portable Computer
  • Accommodation
  • Transceiver
  • Encapsulation
  • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst
  • Exhaust Gas
  • Diesel Particulate Filter
  • Downstream
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction
  • Catalytic Reduction
  • Refrigerant
  • Hydrofluoroolefin
  • Adsorption


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