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Multi-chamber pump apparatus, systems, and methods

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics

Multi-chamber pump apparatus, systems, and methods

Surgical retractor system and method

Board Of Regents Of University Of Oklahoma

Surgical retractor system and method

Surgical retractor system and method

Verizon Patent And Licensing

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Date/App# patent app List of recent Elective-related patents
03/26/15
20150089496
 Selective allocation of physical computing resources amongst virtual machines patent thumbnailnew patent Selective allocation of physical computing resources amongst virtual machines
Techniques for resource allocation are described. Some embodiments provide a computing system and method for resource allocation in a virtualized computing environment comprising at least one physical computing system hosting multiple virtual machines, that performs at least some of the described techniques.
Vmware, Inc.
03/26/15
20150089491
 Software installation method, terminal, and computer storage medium patent thumbnailnew patent Software installation method, terminal, and computer storage medium
A software installation method is provided by the present disclosure. According to the software installation method, a simplified installation request for software is received; a first installation package which only contains a basic function of the software is downloaded, the software including the first installation package and at least one second installation package which can be installed selectively and contains an additional function or additional functions expanded from a basic function of the software; and the first installation package is analyzed to install the basic function.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
03/26/15
20150089482
 Automated identification of redundant method calls patent thumbnailnew patent Automated identification of redundant method calls
Embodiments of the invention may provide for collecting specified data each time that a call to a given method occurs, wherein a given call to the given method is associated with a set of arguments comprising one or more particular argument values for the given method, and the collected data includes an element uniquely identifying each of the particular argument values. The process may further include storing the collected data at a selected location, and selecting a call threshold for the given method, wherein the call threshold comprises a specified number of occurrences of the given call to the given method, when the program is running the collected data may be selectively analyzed at the storage location, to determine whether an occurrence of the given call to the given method has exceeded the call threshold..
International Business Machines Corporation
03/26/15
20150089423
 Geographically selective maritime messaging patent thumbnailnew patent Geographically selective maritime messaging
A process for initiating maritime radio communication, directed toward the recipient vessel's location, and exclusive of all other vessels outside the geographically-defined box. An airborne electro-optical or infrared sensor detects the presence of vessels in the maritime domain.
03/26/15
20150089352
 Key resource prefetching using front-end optimization (feo) configuration patent thumbnailnew patent Key resource prefetching using front-end optimization (feo) configuration
Front-end optimization (feo) configuration information is leveraged to identify “key” resources required to load other pages on a site, and to automatically cause key resources to be prefetched to a server, and to the browser. In this approach, an feo analyzer uses knowledge of configured optimization templates to determine the key resources required to load pages for each template.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
03/26/15
20150089289
 Programmable interface-based validation and debug patent thumbnailnew patent Programmable interface-based validation and debug
A programmable interface-based validation and debug system includes, for example, a test connector that is arranged to communicatively couple a design under test to the test fixture. A programmable logic interface is communicatively coupled to the test connector and is arranged to receive a downloadable test bench, where the downloadable test bench is arranged to apply test vectors from a first set of test vectors to a first test control bus.
Texas Instruments, Incorporated
03/26/15
20150089252
 Computer system and operating method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Computer system and operating method thereof
A computer system and an operating method thereof are disclosed herein. The operating method includes determining an operating state of a logic device; receiving a present power level of a mainboard; comparing the present power level of the mainboard with a present power level threshold of the mainboard, and determining whether to generate an alert signal accordingly; selectively providing the alert signal to a system controller or a baseboard management controller (bmc) according to the operating state; and adjusting, through one of the system controller and the bmc, whichever receives the alert signal, the present power level threshold of the mainboard..
Inventec (pudong) Technology Corporation
03/26/15
20150089163
 Memory controller for selective rank or subrank access patent thumbnailnew patent Memory controller for selective rank or subrank access
A memory module having reduced access granularity. The memory module includes a substrate having signal lines thereon that form a control path and first and second data paths, and further includes first and second memory devices coupled in common to the control path and coupled respectively to the first and second data paths.
Rambus Inc.
03/26/15
20150089157
 Speculative read in a cache coherent microprocessor patent thumbnailnew patent Speculative read in a cache coherent microprocessor
A cache coherence manager, disposed in a multi-core microprocessor, includes a request unit, an intervention unit, a response unit and an interface unit. The request unit receives coherent requests and selectively issues speculative requests in response.
Arm Finance Overseas Limited
03/26/15
20150089150
 Translation bypass in multi-stage address translation patent thumbnailnew patent Translation bypass in multi-stage address translation
A computer system that supports virtualization may maintain multiple address spaces. Each guest operating system employs guest virtual addresses (gvas), which are translated to guest physical addresses (gpas).
Cavium, Inc.
03/26/15
20150089112
new patent

System and conserving memory power using dynamic memory i/o resizing


Systems and methods are disclosed for conserving power consumption in a memory system. One such system comprises a dram memory system and a system on chip (soc).
Qualcomm Incorporated
03/26/15
20150088965
new patent

Systems and methods for selective retrieval of adaptive bitrate streaming media


Methods and apparatus that enable a subscriber of an adaptive bitrate streaming service provider to begin viewing a live program already in progress, and further have the ability to pause, rewind or start the program over from the beginning of the program regardless of its actual length or the manifest window defined by an encoder. Selective retrieval of a live media stream is provided by storing, at a server, a plurality of media fragments beginning at an initial time along with a server manifest for the media stream.
03/26/15
20150088848
new patent

Electronic facilitating sound media and electronic commerce by selectively utilizing one or more song clips


A system and method permit users to selectively search for, and identify short segments (called snippets) of music. The user may enter one or more search terms for which they are searching within a database of musical selections.
03/26/15
20150088814
new patent

Point of interest database maintenance system


A method of processing data at a server 302 for maintenance of a database 516 of points of interest, such as speed limit enforcement devices. Each of the devices represented in the database has at least one attribute and a confidence value indicative of the accuracy of the at least one attribute associated therewith.
Tom Tom International B.v.
03/26/15
20150088775
new patent

Methods and systems for inspection of individuals


The systems and methods described herein attempt to increase traveler throughput, increase officer safety, and increase bystander safety at a security checkpoint. The systems and methods described herein attempt to optimize traveler processing via segregation and pre-information selective targeting in order to allow more effective enforcement activities while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel.
03/26/15
20150088772
new patent

Enhancing it service management ontology using crowdsourcing


A computer implemented method performs an it service management operation such as analyzing a problem, associated with an entity configuration in a domain having an ontology, wherein each entity has relationships with other entities. Information provided by the ontology is used to create a specified question pertaining to the operation.
International Business Machines Corporation
03/26/15
20150088601
new patent

System for capturing and engaging prospects


A system for true one to one advertising where prospects are exposed to messages that attract them requesting them to provide their electronic mail information and identifiers associated with the messages seen by the prospects. In addition to the offered incentives, a server selectively sends subsequent sets of information to participants based on predetermined conditions, with additional awards or probabilities of earning awards, to prompt replies relevant to sponsors advertising their goods and/or services.
03/26/15
20150088350
new patent

Drive control device for hybrid vehicle


A drive control device for a hybrid vehicle provided with: a differential device which includes a first differential mechanism and a second differential mechanism and which has four rotary elements; and an engine, a first electric motor, a second electric motor and an output rotary member which are respectively connected to said four rotary elements, and wherein one of said four rotary elements is constituted by a rotary component of said first differential mechanism and a rotary component of said second differential mechanism which are selectively connected to each other through a clutch, and one of the rotary components of said first and second differential mechanisms which are selectively connected to each other through said clutch is selectively fixed to a stationary member through a brake, said drive control device comprising: a substitutive drive control portion configured to implement, in the event of a failure of said first electric motor, a substitutive drive control wherein said engine is operated to generate a vehicle drive force while said second electric motor receives a reaction force of the vehicle drive force.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150088344
new patent

Simulated isolation of locomotives


A method of controlling one or more locomotives in a consist includes receiving a command and control signal at a controller associated with one of the one or more locomotives, the command and control signal indicative of a desired performance goal for the consist. Operational characteristics of the one locomotive that are factors in achieving the performance goal for the consist are determined.
Electro-motive Diesel, Inc.
03/26/15
20150088322
new patent

Irrigation apparatus


A valve body for an irrigation system is disclosed. The valve body is formed as a unitary moulding and comprises a manifold arrangement integrally formed in the valve body and includes an inlet and at least one outlet.
Antelco Pty Ltd
03/26/15
20150088300
new patent

Robotic smart end effector tooling


A robotic end effector system and method having a plurality of end effectors which are selectively suitable for particular applications on a workpiece. The end effectors include a resident controller adapted to execute tasks specific to the end effector and are rapidly attachable and removable from the robot for easy change over to different workpieces..
Comau, Inc.
03/26/15
20150088285
new patent

Configurable welding interface for automated welding applications


A welding power source including an embedded web server provides access to an operator at a remote web browser. From the remote web browser, the user is provided access to weld functions, and can selectively choose between weld functions that can be displayed and controlled from the remote web browser.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
03/26/15
20150088245
new patent

Medical device delivery systems and methods


A delivery system for deploying a medical device includes a first attachment member configured to selectively couple to and radially constrain a first end portion of the medical device. The delivery system also includes a second attachment member configured to selectively couple to and radially constrain a second end portion of the medical device.
Medtronic Vascular Galway
03/26/15
20150088228
new patent

Neurostimulation system for selectively estimating volume of activation and providing therapy


An external control device, neurostimulation system, and method of programming a neurostimulator. A volume of tissue activation for each of a first one or more candidate stimulation parameter sets is simulated without conveying electrical stimulation energy into the tissue.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation
03/26/15
20150088191
new patent

Detachable end effectors


Methods and devices are provided for performing various procedures using interchangeable end effectors. In general, the methods and devices allow a surgeon to remotely and selectively attach various interchangeable surgical end effectors to a shaft located within a patient's body, thus allowing the surgeon to perform various procedures without the need to remove the shaft from the patient's body.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.
03/26/15
20150088160
new patent

Surgical robot for changing position of surgical equipment


Provided is a surgical robot for changing a position of surgical equipment capable of selectively using the surgical equipment appropriate for affected areas by rotating the surgical equipment instead of changing a position of the surgical equipment by detachment, by integrating a plurality of flexible shafts having a surgical equipment attached to a leading end thereof to configure a single shaft assembly and allowing each flexible shaft to perform translation, rotation, and bending motions and rotating the shaft assembly. According to the embodiment of the present invention, the surgical robot for changing a position of surgical equipment includes: a housing 200 coupled with a rear end of the frame fixing part 100; a curved frame 300 coupled with a leading end of the frame fixing part 100; and a shaft assembly 400, wherein the shaft assembly 400 penetrates through the curved frame 300 within the housing 200 to be exposed to a leading end of the curved frame 300 and rotates within the curved frame 300..
Kohyoung Technology Inc.
03/26/15
20150088144
new patent

Surgical tool


A surgical tool includes a pair of pivotally coupled operating handles and working distal ends connected thereto configured to engage bone fixation elements. A toothed ratchet member is arranged across the handles and includes a first and second tooth rack.
Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
03/26/15
20150088130
new patent

Liquid ejecting medical treatment


A liquid ejecting apparatus for medical treatment includes a liquid ejecting scalpel that ejects a liquid, an ultrasonic scalpel that generates an ultrasonic wave, an outer case that accommodates the liquid ejecting scalpel and the ultrasonic scalpel and includes an opening portion allowing a distal end portion of the liquid ejecting scalpel or a distal end portion of the ultrasonic scalpel to protrude therethrough, a guide portion that is arranged in the outer case and guides the distal end portion of the liquid ejecting scalpel or the distal end portion of the ultrasonic scalpel to the opening portion, and a manipulation section that is arranged in the outer case and selectively causes the distal end portion of the liquid ejecting scalpel or the distal end portion of the ultrasonic scalpel to protrude through the opening portion.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
03/26/15
20150088126
new patent

Wire retention unit for a surgical instrument


An electrosurgical instrument includes a housing including an elongated shaft. A stationary actuation member is axially disposed within the elongated shaft and includes a cam pin.
Covidien Lp
03/26/15
20150088123
new patent

Liquid ejecting medical treatment


A liquid ejecting apparatus for medical treatment includes a liquid ejecting scalpel that ejects a liquid, an ultrasonic scalpel that generates an ultrasonic wave, an inner body that accommodates the liquid ejecting scalpel and the ultrasonic scalpel and includes a first opening portion allowing a distal end portion of the liquid ejecting scalpel or a distal end portion of the ultrasonic scalpel to protrude therethrough, an outer body that accommodates the inner body and includes a second opening portion at a position corresponding to the first opening portion, a suctioning path that is made by an aperture formed between the inner body and the outer body, and a manipulation section that is arranged in the outer body and selectively causes the distal end portion of the liquid ejecting scalpel or the distal end portion of the ultrasonic scalpel to protrude through the first opening portion.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
03/26/15
20150088097
new patent

Sealable medicine dispenser having a preselected dosage amount


A dispenser includes a vessel and an edible product within the vessel occupying less than the total interior volume such that an unoccupied portion of the interior volume remains for receiving a medication. A seal selectively seals the total interior volume of the vessel.
Kralmat Medical, Llc
03/26/15
20150088096
new patent

Sealable medicine dispenser having a preselected dosage amount


A dispenser includes a vessel and an edible first product within the vessel occupying less than the total interior volume such that an unoccupied portion of the interior volume remains for receiving a medication. A seal selectively seals the total interior volume of the vessel.
Kralmat Medical, Llc
03/26/15
20150088050
new patent

Apparatus and transdermal fluid delivery


An apparatus for transdermal fluid delivery includes a handle and a tip, having a skin applying surface, being driven to move by a driving unit. A fluid delivery structure has an aperture formed at the skin applying surface and a vacuum entry port.
03/26/15
20150088040
new patent

Method and system for treating stretch marks


Methods and systems for treating stretch marks through deep tissue tightening with ultrasound are provided. An exemplary method and system comprise a therapeutic ultrasound system configured for providing ultrasound treatment to a shallow tissue region, such as a region comprising an epidermis, a dermis and a deep dermis.
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc
03/26/15
20150087918
new patent

Surgical retractor system and method


A multiple piece tongue blade is described. The multiple piece tongue blade is provided with a step and a tip.
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Oklahoma
03/26/15
20150087896
new patent

Implantable urinary tract valve


A urinary tract valve includes an expandable valve element positionable within a bladder of a patient via a urinary tract of the patient in a collapsed configuration. The expandable valve element is configured to transition from the collapsed configuration to an expanded configuration after being positioned within the bladder of the patient.
Medtronic, Inc.
03/26/15
20150087837
new patent

Rhenium recovery from used reductive amination catalysts


The present invention provides techniques that selectively recover re from reductive amination catalysts. In particular, the present invention allows re to be recovered selectively relative to ni, co, and/or cu, and particularly ni, that are often present on reductive amination catalysts.
Dow Global Technologies Llc
03/26/15
20150087799
new patent

Method to produce semi-crystalline polylactides


This invention provides a method for synthesizing semi-crystalline polylactides (pla) even from a lactide mixture including meso-la and rac-la. According to the invention, when a mixture of racemic lactide and meso-lactide ispolymerized using a catalyst capable of iso-selectively polymerizing l-lactide and d-lactide, an amorphous poly (meso-lactide) block is formed from meso-lactide and a semi-crystalline poly (racemic lactide) block is formed from racemic lactide by separately polymerizing racemic lactide and meso-lactide by taking advantage of a difference in physicochemical properties between racemic lactide and meso-lactide, whereby polylactide which is semi-crystalline as a whole is produced..
Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
03/26/15
20150087636
new patent

Inhibition of dux4 expression using bromodomain and extra-terminal domain protein inhibitors (beti)


The use of beti as a potential treatment for fshd is provided. Specifically, the use of beti, and particularly selective beti for brd4, are shown to inhibit dux4 expression which is expected to result in a decrease in the severity of symptoms of fshd.
Saint Louis University
03/26/15
20150087626
new patent

Cyclic amine derivatives as ep4 receptor antagonists


The present invention therefore relates to novel compounds which are selective antagonists of the ep4 subtype of pge2 receptors with analgesic and antinflammatory activity, processes for their preparation, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as medicaments, inter alia for the treatment or alleviation of prostaglandin e mediated diseases such as acute and chronic pain, osteoarthritis, inflammation-associated disorder as arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, migraine and endometriosis.. .
03/26/15
20150087603
new patent

Modified peptide toxins


The invention relates to toxin peptides capable of selectively inhibiting a kv1.3 potassium channel protein. The toxin peptides of the invention are modified anuroctonus scorpion toxin peptides..
University Of Debrecen
03/26/15
20150087566
new patent

Tribological synthesis producing low-friction surface film coating


An article of method of manufacture of a low friction tribological film on a substrate. The article includes a substrate of a steel or ceramic which has been tribologically processed with a lubricant containing selected additives and the additives, temperature, load and time of processing can be selectively controlled to bias formation of a film on the substrate where the film is an amorphous structure exhibiting highly advantageous low friction properties..
Uchicago Argonne Llc
03/26/15
20150087474
new patent

Drive control device for hybrid vehicle


A drive control device for a hybrid vehicle is provided with a differential device including four rotary elements; and an engine, first and second electric motors and an output rotary member which are respectively connected to the four rotary elements. One of the four rotary elements is constituted by a rotary component of a first differential mechanism and a rotary component of a second differential mechanism selectively connected through a clutch, and one of the rotary components is selectively fixed to a stationary member through a brake.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150087473
new patent

Multi-speed transmission


A transmission gearing arrangement has four simple planetary gear sets and five or six shift elements. One embodiment has two brakes and three clutches and produces eight speeds by selective engagement of various combinations of three of the shift elements.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
03/26/15
20150087469
new patent

Multi-stage power-shift transmission


A power shiftable multi-stage transmission of a planetary design and disposed between an input drive shaft and an output shaft for a vehicle. The multi-stage transmission has two parallel shaft trains, six shift elements, at least two spur gear stages and three planetary gear sets.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag
03/26/15
20150087458
new patent

Drive control device for hybrid vehicle


A drive control device for a hybrid vehicle is provided with a differential device including four rotary elements; and an engine, first and second electric motors and an output rotary member which are respectively connected to the four rotary elements. One of the four rotary elements is constituted by a rotary component of a first differential mechanism and a rotary component of a second differential mechanism selectively connected through a clutch, and one of the rotary components is selectively fixed to a stationary member through a brake.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150087457
new patent

Drive control device for hybrid vehicle


A drive control device for a hybrid vehicle is provided with a differential device including four rotary elements; and an engine, first and second electric motors and an output rotary member which are respectively connected to the four rotary elements. One of the four rotary elements is constituted by a rotary component of a first differential mechanism and a rotary component of a second differential mechanism selectively connected through a clutch, and one of the rotary components is selectively fixed to a stationary member through a brake.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150087452
new patent

Power transmission unit for vehicle


A power transmission unit for a vehicle is provided. In the power transmission unit, a continuously variable transmission to alter a speed ratio continuously is disposed between an input shaft to which a torque of a prime mover is inputted and an output shaft rotated by the torque transmitted from the input shaft.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150087431
new patent

Canopy or living mat for hiding support features on a ride or display platform


An assembly adapted for visually disguising drive or support features of an amusement park ride or a display system using a drive to move a show element about a space. The assembly includes a platform and a drive mechanism for selectively moving a support member.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
03/26/15
20150087384
new patent

Variable strip for mechanical reel gaming device


A gaming device includes a cabinet, a display coupled to the cabinet, and a reel assembly positioned within the cabinet. The reel assembly includes a reel configured to rotate, and a reel strip coupled to the reel and including a symbol having a first image and a second image.
Igt
03/26/15
20150087360
new patent

Apparatus and processing voice communication in mobile terminal


A device and method process voice communication service. A mobile terminal device of the present disclosure includes a microphone arranged at one end of a body of the device; a speaker arranged close to the microphone; a transceiver arranged at the other end of the body; a codec including a coder connected to the microphone, a decoder connected to the speaker, and a switch of which one node is connected to one of the coder and the decoder selectively and the other node is connected to the transceiver; and a communication controller which controls the switch to establish a path between the coder and the transceiver and enables the speaker in speakerphone mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150087359
new patent

Selectively attachable and removable optical systems for mobile devices


Some embodiments disclosed herein relate to an optical system having multiple (e.g., two or more) optical components attached to a retainer portion, and the retainer portion may be removably attached to mobile electronic devices such as mobile phones, tablet computers, media players, and the like. In some embodiments, the optical components may be permanently or removably attached to the same face of the retainer portion.
Olloclip, Llc
03/26/15
20150087348
new patent

Radio communication apparatus, radio communication system and radio communication method


A radio communication apparatus selectively performs one of a first transmission method using for data transmission a radio resource which is assigned by a radio communication apparatus and which can be used on a contention basis by a plurality of radio communication apparatus and a second transmission method involving random access. Alternatively, the radio communication apparatus selectively performs one of the first transmission method and a third transmission method involving a request made to the radio communication apparatus to assign a radio resource for data transmission..
Fujitsu Limited
03/26/15
20150087310
new patent

Managing pages of an access terminal when the access terminal is engaged in a communication session within a wireless communications system


At least one embodiment of the invention is directed to communicating in a wireless communications system, including monitoring a communication session on a first network, ignoring pages from a second network during the communication session, the first and second network configured for operation on different physical layers, and upon termination of the communication session over the first network, selectively sending a query to an application server to request information related to failed attempts by the application server to contact the access terminal on the second network during the communication session.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated
03/26/15
20150087280
new patent

Identifying and filtering incoming telephone calls to enhance privacy


A method for filtering a telephone call is provided. The method may comprise receiving from a caller the telephone call directed to a communication device associated with an intended call recipient.
Ooma, Inc.
03/26/15
20150087263
new patent

Methods and promotions and large scale games in geo-fenced venues


A method and apparatus for a system's customer to capture a user's contact information or location during an event uses an application for a personal electronic device that senses a jolt registered by the accelerometer of the device, and/or the user's location based on location sensors within the device. In response, the user receives any combination of text, picture(s), sound, or encrypted barcode, specified by the customer.
03/26/15
20150087134
new patent

Semiconductor isolation region uniformity


Methods of facilitating isolation region uniformity include: patterning a semiconductor substrate to form at least one isolation opening within the semiconductor substrate, the patterning comprising leaving, at least in part, a protective hard mask above a portion of the semiconductor substrate; providing an insulating material within and over the at least one isolation opening, and planarizing the insulating material to facilitate fabricating an isolation region within the semiconductor substrate; stopping the planarizing on the protective hard mask and exposing at least a portion of the protective hard mask above the portion of the semiconductor substrate; and non-selectively removing a remaining portion of the insulating material over the at least one isolation opening and the exposed protective hard mask above the portion of the semiconductor substrate while leaving the insulating material within the at least one isolation opening and exposing upper surfaces of the semiconductor substrate, to facilitate isolation region uniformity.. .
Globalfoundries Inc.
03/26/15
20150087120
new patent

Raised source/drain and gate portion with dielectric spacer or air gap spacer


A semiconductor structure and method of manufacturing the same are provided. The semiconductor device includes epitaxial raised source/drain (rsd) regions formed on the surface of a semiconductor substrate through selective epitaxial growth.
International Business Machines Corporation
03/26/15
20150087082
new patent

Selective heating during semiconductor device processing to compensate for substrate uniformity variations


In some embodiments, a system includes (1) a controller configured to receive information regarding substrate uniformity; (2) a processing tool configured to perform a semiconductor device manufacturing process on a substrate; and (3) a laser delivery mechanism coupled to the controller, the laser delivery mechanism configured to selectively deliver laser energy to the substrate during processing within the processing tool so as to selectively heat the substrate during processing. The controller is configured to employ the substrate uniformity information to determine a temperature profile to apply to the substrate during processing within the processing tool and to employ the laser delivery mechanism to selectively heat the substrate during processing within the processing tool based on the temperature profile.
Applied Materials, Inc.
03/26/15
20150087046
new patent

Spider silk fusion protein structures without repetitive fragment for binding to an organic target


A recombinant fusion protein comprising the moieties band ct is provided. B is a non-spidroin moiety which provides the capacity of selective interaction with an organic target.
Spiber Technologies Ab
03/26/15
20150087009
new patent

Live cell viability modification system and method


An apparatus, system, and method are provided for selectively altering the viability characteristics of a live cell. In some embodiments, an electrical signal acquisition array, electrically coupled to a high gain amplifier, is used in conjunction with an analog to digital converter and a computer to record natural electrical signals that a cell type may use to communicate with its neighbors, the immune system, and the organism in which it is operating, as well as the signals and waveforms that define its particular natural operational electrical signature.
03/26/15
20150086988
new patent

Compositions and methods of selective nucleic acid isolation


The invention relates to methods for isolating and/or identifying nucleic acids. The invention also provides kits for isolating and/or identifying nucleic acids..
Applied Biosystems, Llc
03/26/15
20150086904
new patent

Delivery systems with in-line selective extraction devices and associated methods of operation


The present disclosure is directed to a system for delivery of a target material and/or energy. The system includes a source configured to provide a mixture containing the target material and a non-target material, a delivery conduit coupled to the source to receive the mixture from the source, and an in-line extraction device concentric to the delivery conduit.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc
03/26/15
20150086788
new patent

Spectrally selective coatings and associated methods for minimizing the effects of lightning strikes


A coating composition for reducing structural damage to a substrate resulting from interaction between the substrate and lightening plasma is disclosed. The coating composition includes a binder having a plurality of pigment particles that have a size distribution of a first portion of pigment particles that are relatively large compared to ultraviolet (uv) wavelengths from lightning plasma thereby backscattering uv energy, and a second portion of pigment particles that are relatively small compared to infrared (ir) wavelengths thereby forward scattering ir energy..
The Boeing Company
03/26/15
20150086764
new patent

Method of forming a composite chassis material using a biopolymer


Methods for manufacturing a composite chassis material using a biopolymer may be used to provide high-strength, low weight, and flame retardant structural elements in information handling systems. A method for manufacturing the composite chassis material using a biopolymer may include selectively adding silica, such as silica fume and/or silica nanoparticles, and pre-forming a biopolymer foam core that is coated with a polysulphonic compound..
03/26/15
20150086725
new patent

Thermal spray method integrating selected removal of particulates


A thermal spray system and method includes a hot gas generator with nozzle accelerating heated gas towards a substrate in the form of a gas column projecting onto the substrate surface as a spot. One or more feedstock injectors proximate the nozzle exit, directed towards the gas column, are connected to a feedstock source.
Progressive Surface, Inc.
03/26/15
20150086702
new patent

Popcorn machine


A machine for popping corn out of corn kernel and for delivering the popcorn to a container, the machine includes a body having a popcorn popper; and a popcorn receptacle disposed adjacent to the popcorn popper. When the popcorn popper is in operation, popcorn expelled by the popcorn popper falls into the popcorn receptacle.
8479950 Canada Inc.
03/26/15
20150086571
new patent

Methods of altering bone growth by administration of sost or wise antagonist or agonist


The present invention provides a method of promoting local bone growth by administering a therapeutic amount of a sost antagonist to a mammalian patient in need thereof. Preferably, the sost antagonist is an antibody or fab fragment selectively recognizing any one of seq id nos: 1-23.
Ossifi Inc.
03/26/15
20150086548
new patent

Methods and compositions for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus and related conditions


Embodiments of the present invention relate to compositions and methods of treating type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus or other conditions relating to metabolic dysfunction that may impact insulin secretion or action by administering an islet neogenesis agent in combination with an agent or agents that selectively inhibits, blocks or destroys the autoimmune destruction of pancreatic cells or agents that optimize function within existing islets in patients with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and related conditions.. .
Curedm Group Holdings, Llc
03/26/15
20150086475
new patent

Method for selectively isolating hydrogen or helium using a natrolite-based zeolite, and novel natrolite-based zeolite


The present invention relates to selectively isolating gases using a natrolite-based zeolite, and more particularly, to a novel natrolite-based zeolite and to selectively isolating hydrogen and/or helium gas using a natrolite-based zeolite. The present invention is characterized in that gas containing hydrogen is brought into contact with a natrolite-based zeolite to selectively isolate the hydrogen.
Postech Academy-industry Foundation
03/26/15
20150086472
new patent

Process for catalytic reforming


One exemplary embodiment can be a process for catalytic reforming the process can include catalytically reforming a hydrocarbon feed in a reaction zone, obtaining an effluent stream having hydrogen and hydrocarbons from the reaction zone, obtaining from at least a portion of the effluent stream a waste hydrocarbon stream from an adsorption zone, passing at least a portion of the waste hydrocarbon stream as a feed stream across a feed side of a membrane having the feed side and a permeate side, and being selective for hydrogen over one or more c1-c6 hydrocarbons, and withdrawing from the permeate side a permeate stream enriched in hydrogen compared with a residue stream withdrawn from the feed side.. .
Uop, Llc
03/26/15
20150086468
new patent

Methods and structures for reducing carbon oxides with non ferrous catalysts


A method of reducing a gaseous carbon oxide includes reacting a carbon oxide with a gaseous reducing agent in the presence of a non-ferrous catalyst. The reaction proceeds under conditions adapted to produce solid carbon of various allotropes and morphologies, the selective formation of which can be controlled by means of controlling reaction gas composition and reaction conditions including temperature and pressure.
Seerstone Llc
03/26/15
20150086460
new patent

Method for producing hexagonal boron nitride film using borazine oligomer as a precursor


Provided is a method for producing a high-quality boron nitride film grown by using a borazine oligomer as a precursor through a metal catalyst effect. The method solves the problems, such as control of a gaseous precursor and vapor pressure control, occurring in cvd(chemical vapor deposition) according to the related art, and a high-quality hexagonal boron nitride film is obtained through a simple process at low cost.
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
03/26/15
20150086386
new patent

Multi-chamber pump apparatus, systems, and methods


Disclosed are apparatus adapted to dispense and/or aspirate liquids, such as in a clinical analyzer. In one aspect, a multi-chamber pump apparatus is disclosed that has a pump body containing first and second chambers, a piston having a first piston portion of a first pump area a1 received in the first chamber, and a second piston portion of a second pumping area a2 received in the second chamber, and an actuator coupled to the piston.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
03/26/15
20150086379
new patent

Propeller blade assembly


A propeller blade assembly having a propeller blade having a leading edge, a trailing edge, and a tip edge extending between the leading and trailing edge, a replaceable guard selectively mountable to the propeller blade to cover at least the leading edge, and multiple fasteners selectively coupling the replaceable guard to the propeller blade.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Limited
03/26/15
20150086313
new patent

Retractable platform for vehicles


A retractable platform mechanism for a vehicle having a cargo area adjacent to its rear bumper 30, which includes a cut out 32 that permits a platform assembly 40 to pass therethrough and being slidably mounted to a supporting rail assembly 20 and movable between two extreme positions. A ramp assembly is housed within platform assembly 40 is selectively and transversally deployed.
03/26/15
20150086310
new patent

Remote hopper release


A dump body latching system for application to a self dumping hopper having a base platform, a rotatable dump body mounted thereto and a locking pin on the rotatable dump body is provided. The dump body latching system configured to control the rotation of the rotatable dump body thereon and includes a power source, an actuator assembly configured to selectively engage the locking pin to facilitate preventing rotation of the rotatable dump body, and a linear actuator assembly having an actuator rod configured for reciprocal motion into and out of an actuator housing.
Roura Material Handling, Inc.
03/26/15
20150086211
new patent

Pluggable active optical module with managed connectivity support and simulated memory table


A pluggable active optical module (aom) having an electrical connector at a first end and one or more optical adapters at a second end is disclosed. The aom includes a storage device interface at the second end, and a programmable processor coupled to the storage device interface and one or more first contacts of the electrical connector.
Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
03/26/15
20150086188
new patent

Panoramic camera mount


A panoramic device includes a base member and a clamp member rotatably interconnected within a single plane of rotation with the base that includes a first rotatable knob to selectively inhibit the rotation of the clamp member with respect to the base. The upper surface includes a central region that is at a different elevation than another portion of the upper surface.
03/26/15
20150086155
new patent

Dynamic communication splitter


Methods and systems for splitting an initiated signal are disclosed. An exemplary system may include a transmitter configured to selectively transmit an initiated signal, and a signal splitter in communication with the transmitter.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
03/26/15
20150086122
new patent

Image processing system, image processing method, and medium


There is provided an image processing system for performing image processing on input image. The image processing system includes an input data determination unit configured to determine a device that has input image data that is input, an image processing unit configured to selectively perform image processing on the input image data based on the determination result by the input data determination unit, an image classification unit configured to classify input image data, and a redirect url determination unit configured to determine a url at the time of the next access by a user in accordance with the result of classification by the image classification unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150086004
new patent

Selective mapping of callers in a call center routing system


Systems and methods are disclosed for routing callers to agents in a contact center, along with an intelligent routing system. An exemplary method includes mapping a first portion (or fraction) of callers to agents according to a performance and/or pattern matching algorithm based on comparing caller data associated with the callers and agent data associated with the agents.
Satmap International Holdings Limited
03/26/15
20150086001
new patent

Identifying and filtering incoming telephone calls to enhance privacy


A method for filtering a telephone call is provided. The method may comprise receiving from a caller the telephone call directed to a communication device associated with an intended call recipient.


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