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 System and  alerting a user on an external device of notifications or alerts originating from a network-connected device patent thumbnailSystem and alerting a user on an external device of notifications or alerts originating from a network-connected device
Users are experiencing an increasing number of alerts and notifications on their mobile devices. When it is inconvenient or not possible to view the network-connected device, an accessory can be used to save time and avoid missing notifications.
Pebble Technology Corp.


 Method and  reporting downlink channel state patent thumbnailMethod and reporting downlink channel state
A method and apparatus for reporting a downlink channel state are disclosed. The method for reporting channel state information (csi) to a base station (bs) by a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication system having frequency-selective inter-cell interference, includes: performing channel measurement in a frequency band configured for downlink channel measurement; and reporting downlink channel state information (csi) in accordance with the downlink channel measurement, wherein the frequency band is independently configured for each information contained in the csi, and thus the downlink channel measurement is performed in each information-specifically configured frequency band contained in the csi.
Lg Electronics Inc.


 System and  updating dataset versions resident on a wireless device patent thumbnailSystem and updating dataset versions resident on a wireless device
A system and method for selectively updating the versions of stored datasets on a wireless device that selectively communicates to a wireless network and downloads datasets, such as software applications and information, from download servers on the wireless network. The wireless device has a resident dataset version summary file that identifies the version of each resident dataset, and upon the wireless device attempting to communicate with the download server, the wireless device compares the version of each specific resident dataset listed in the resident dataset version summary file with the version of downloadable datasets resident on the download server to thereby determine if the version of a wireless device resident dataset is different from the version of a download server resident dataset.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Directional audio notification patent thumbnailDirectional audio notification
Various embodiments related to providing an audio notification to a listener via a dual-mode speaker system are provided. In one embodiment, a computing device and associated dual-mode speaker system are configured to be selectively operable in a non-directional broadcast mode and a directional broadcast mode.
Microsoft Corporation


 Inter-channel spectral shaping in optical ring networks patent thumbnailInter-channel spectral shaping in optical ring networks
A method and system for inter-channel spectral shaping in optical ring networks may involve selectively applying an attenuating notch filter at a spectral boundary between adjacent wavelength slots passed by a wavelength selective switch (wss). In this manner, instability from net loop gain values exceeding unity may be prevented in the optical ring network..

 Method and system for real-time transcoding of mpeg-dash on-demand media segments while in transit from content host to dash client patent thumbnailMethod and system for real-time transcoding of mpeg-dash on-demand media segments while in transit from content host to dash client
A system, method and computer program product for real-time post-processing system that transforms mpeg-dash on-demand media streams, including a dash media player device; an intercepting media server device; a mpeg-dash content origin server device; and a proxy media client device coupled to the dash media player device and the intercepting media server device and configured to intercept mpeg-dash http requests from the dash media player device and forward the intercepted requests to the intercepting media server device instead of the mpeg-dash content origin server device. The intercepting media server device is configured to act as an http proxy device, and forward the intercepted requests to the mpeg-dash content origin server, and with each corresponding mpeg-dash media subsegment acquired perform analysis of the video media content within the subsegment and apply selective transcoding..
Satellite Technologies, Llc


 Encoding and decoding selectively retrievable representations of video content patent thumbnailEncoding and decoding selectively retrievable representations of video content
A system and method disposed to enable encoding, decoding and manipulation of digital video with substantially less processing load than would otherwise be required. In particular, one disclosed method is directed to generating a compressed video data structure that is selectively decodable to a plurality of resolutions including the full resolution of the uncompressed stream.
Gopro, Inc.


 Display interface bandwidth modulation patent thumbnailDisplay interface bandwidth modulation
Bandwidth modulation may enable most of the display data-path to operate at a lower performance level to reduce power consumption by using compression as part of the display engine capability. Use of compression may afford a bit rate reduction and/or lane width reduction on the display interface to support high resolution display.

 Vehicle-mountable data display device patent thumbnailVehicle-mountable data display device
A device for displaying data is disclosed. The device includes a mount, and enclosure with two outward-sloped walls, and two video displays within the enclosure each facing outward through windows in the outward-sloped walls of the enclosure.

 Document reading device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailDocument reading device and image forming apparatus
A document reading device includes: a document feed section; a contact glass plate on which an original document is fed from the document feed section; a white color reference member beside a front surface of the contact glass plate; a first reading unit beside a back surface of the contact glass plate, configured to read the original document on the front surface of the contact glass plate or the white color reference member; and a positioning member configured to position the white color reference member to be read selectively between a first reading position being the same position as the original document in contact with the front surface of the contact glass plate and a second reading position away from the front surface of the contact glass plate by a document passage clearance allowing the original document to pass between the contact glass plate and the white color reference member.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Method and selective silencing of telephone ringing

A system and method for a selective ring silencer that prevents people from having to listen to the telephone ring on and on with nuisance calls. The ringer silencer can be: (1) discretely constructed from a telephone, (2) part of a telecommunication device, or (3) part of a central telephone network construction.

Method and system for providing remote monitoring and control of a bathing system

A network-enabled controller for a bathing unit is provided. The controller includes a network interface and a memory storing operational setting information associated with the bathing unit.
Gecko Alliance Group Inc.

Communication protocol with reduced overhead

An apparatus includes a transceiver having a mac controller and a phy controller. The mac controller is configured to selectively omit at least a portion of a field of a media access control (mac) frame.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Optimization of enhanced network links

A method and apparatus for dynamic network link acceleration provides a managed communication link for accelerated and reliable network communication between a client and other network devices. In one or more embodiments, a client computing device which generates communication packets of a first type is enhanced with a front end mechanism which selectively encodes the data packets into packets of a second type.
Circadence Corporation

Dynamic disabling of multi-step transport layer handshake spoofing in performance enhancing proxies (peps) in broadband networks

An approach for selective dynamic disabling of transport layer handshake spoofing is provided. A local proxy node of a communications network receives request message from a respective local host for establishing a network connection with a remote host.
Hughes Network Systems, Llc

Selective modification of encrypted application layer data in a transparent security gateway

According to one embodiment, a transparent security gateway is coupled between a client end station (ces) and a web application server (was). The security gateway monitors an encryption protocol handshake between the ces and the was to capture, using a provided private key of the was, a generated symmetric key to be used for an encryption layer connection.
Imperva, Inc.

Selective modification of encrypted application layer data in a transparent security gateway

According to one embodiment, a transparent security gateway is coupled between a client end station (ces) and a web application server (was). The security gateway monitors an encryption protocol handshake between the ces and the was to capture, using a provided private key of the was, a generated symmetric key to be used for an encryption layer connection.
Imperva, Inc.

Splicing into an active tls session without a certificate or private key

An origin server selectively enables an intermediary (e.g., an edge server) to shunt into and out of an active tls session that is on-going between a client and the origin server. The technique allows for selective pieces of a data stream to be delegated from an origin to the edge server for the transmission (by the edge server) of authentic cached content, but without the edge server having the ability to obtain control of the entire stream or to decrypt arbitrary data after that point.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Selectively performing man in the middle decryption

An agent on a device within a network receives a request to access a resource outside the network. A first encrypted connection is established between the device and the agent, and a second encrypted connection is established between the agent and the resource, to facilitate encrypted communication traffic between the device and the resource.
Iboss, Inc.

Selectively performing man in the middle decryption

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for selectively performing man in the middle decryption. One of the methods includes receiving a first request to access a first resource hosted by a server outside the network, determining whether requests from the client device to access the first resource outside the network should be redirected to a second resource hosted by a proxy within the network, providing a redirect response to the client device, the redirect response including the second universal resource identifier, establishing a first encrypted connected between the client device and the proxy hosting the second resource, and a second encrypted connection between the proxy hosting the second domain and the server hosting the first resource, and decrypting and inspecting the encrypted communication traffic passing between the client device and the server hosting the first resource..
Iboss, Inc.

Customer controlled data privacy protection in public cloud

Techniques to protect selected data in a cloud computing environment are disclosed. In various embodiments, an indication is received that a data value to be submitted, using a browser, to a remote node is to be protected.
Emc Corporation

Selectively performing man in the middle decryption

A http request addressed to a first resource on a second device outside the network is received from a first device within the network. The http request is redirected to a third device within the network.
Iboss, Inc.

Social processing member offering fixed and intelligent services

A social networking system offers a variety of fixed and intelligent services and social device resources participating as members in a social network (snet) group. Such members may include, for example, social billing and payment services, digital assistants and artificial intelligence functions, robotic control and training services, media content storage and playback services, data backup services, services that support distributed processes such as distributed research projects, networking elements such as network attached storage (nas), firewalls, proxies, etc.
Broadcom Corporation

Selective ip address allocation for probes that do not have assigned ip addresses

Systems and methods for managing communication in an if network between a server and a probe that does not maintain an ip address, by selectively restricting which ip addresses that are identified, as active in the network may be borrowed for the probes. Restriction of ip addresses may include a black list to exclude specific ip addresses, a white list from which ip addresses can be drawn or both.
Viavi Solutions Inc.

Novel approach for enabling mixed mode behavior using microphone placement on radio terminal hardware

Method for operating a portable communication device (pcd) (100) such as a land mobile radio (lmr) involves, when operating the pcd in a half-duplex mode, a first speaker (330) adjacent a first end of the pcd being selectively used to reproduce received audio. In this mode, a first microphone (324a) is used to acquire a transmitted audio input for the pcd, and a second microphone (325) is used to acquire audio information for a first noise cancellation process.
Harris Corporation

Partitioning forward error correction decoding iterations to accommodate multiple data streams

An optical receiver may receive a data stream, and may decode the data stream using a first iterative forward error correction (fec) decoder. The optical receiver may determine whether to further decode the data stream using the first iterative fec decoder or a second iterative fec decoder that is different from the first iterative fec decoder.
Infinera Corporation

Minimizing bandwidth narrowing penalties in a wavelength selective switch optical network

This invention relates to provisioning wavelength-selective switches and reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers to minimize the bandwidth narrowing effect from the optical filters. Novel architectures and methods are disclosed that can significantly reduce bandwidth-narrowing on channels in a reconfigurable wdm network where a large number of optical filter elements are cascaded.

Broadcasting signal receiving apparatus and control method thereof

Disclosed is a broadcasting signal receiving apparatus including: at least one first input port, and a second input port which is provided separately from the first input port, the at least one first input port and the second input port are configured to receive a broadcasting signal; at least one first tuner configured to process the broadcasting signal; a first main switch configured to selectively connect the second input port with the at least one first tuner; and a controller configured to control the first main switch so that a first broadcasting signal received in the at least one first input port or a second broadcasting signal received in the second input port is input to the at least one first tuner.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Communication cell for an integrated circuit operating in contact and contactless mode, electronic chip comprising the communication cell, electronic system including the chip, and test apparatus

A communication cell for an integrated circuit includes a physical interface configured to supply an input signal (for example, a capacitive signal or an ohmic signal). A receiver circuit operates to receive the capacitive signal and generate a first intermediate signal.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Driving switching system applied to motors and method thereof

In a driving switching system, an h-bridge circuit includes a first p-type mosfet, a first n-type mosfet, a second p-type mosfet and a second n-type mosfet. The first n-type mosfet connects to the first p-type mosfet so as to have a first connection terminal.
Feeling Technology Corp.

Motor control circuit and monitoring a motor

A method of monitoring an electric motor circuit of the kind comprising an electric motor having a plurality of phases delta configuration, a plurality of electrical switches arranged in a bridge, operable in response to signals from a controller to selectively connect the phases to a power supply, the motor controller being responsive to a current error signal dependent on the difference between a demanded motor current value and an actual motor current value indicative of the actual current flowing in the motor where the method comprising the steps of processing at least one signal that is present in use of the electric motor circuit to identify a frequency component of the at least one signal that meets certain predefined criteria and in the event that the component is identified and that it does meet the criteria providing an indication that there is a fault.. .
Trw Limited

Power busway interposer

A power busway interposer enables a power busway assembly of energized busway segments to be extended, via coupling additional busway segments to the assembly, while maintaining energization of the assembly. As a result, a power busway assembly providing power support to electrical loads can be extended while maintaining power support to the electrical loads.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Locking mechanism for control box

A control box cover assembly is provided that includes a plurality of side panels, a front panel selectively coupled to the plurality of side panels, and a latch coupled to a side panel and extending outwards therefrom, with the latch having an opening formed therein having a first direction longer than a second direction. The control box cover assembly also includes a fastener positioned within the opening, with the fastener further including a shaft having a first end and a second end, a head coupled to the first end, and a protrusion extending radially outwards from the shaft proximal the second end.
Eaton Corporation

Apparatus and assembling a dual polarized agile cylindrical antenna array with reconfigurable radial waveguides

Embodiments are provided for an agile antenna that beamsteers radio frequency (rf) signals by selectively activating/de-activating tunable elements on radial-waveguides using direct current (dc) switches. The agile antenna device comprises a first radial waveguide structure encased in a first frame, a first line feed connected to the first waveguide structure, a second encased radial waveguide structure similar and coupled to the first waveguide structure.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Apparatus and a dual polarized broadband agile cylindrical antenna array with reconfigurable radial waveguides

Embodiments are provided for an agile antenna that beamsteers radio frequency (rf) signals by selectively activating/de-activating tunable elements on radial-waveguides using direct current (dc) switches. The antenna comprises two parallel radial waveguide structures, each comprising a first radial plate, a second radial plate in parallel with the first radial plate, and conductive elements positioned vertically and distributed radially between the two plates.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Internal energy supply of energy storage modules for an energy storage device, and energy storage device with such an internal energy supply

The invention relates to an energy storage module for an energy storage device, comprising an energy storage cell module which has a storage cell series circuit of at least two energy storage cells, comprising a coupling device, which comprises a plurality of coupling elements and is designed to selectively connect the energy storage cell module into an energy supply line of the energy storage device or to bypass the energy storage cell module in an energy supply line, and comprising a driver module which is designed to generate drive signals for the plurality of coupling elements. The driver module has a first energy supply connection and a second energy supply connection.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Back contact perovskite solar cell

A method is provided for forming a back contact perovskite solar cell. A substrate is coated with a positive electrode layer.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

Firing metal for solar cells

A solar cell can include a substrate and a semiconductor region disposed in or above the substrate. Selective firing of a conductive paste can be used to form a conductive contact for a solar cell.

Stain compensation in transistors

Transistor structures having channel regions comprising alternating layers of compressively and tensilely strained epitaxial materials are provided. The alternating epitaxial layers can form channel regions in single and multigate transistor structures.
Intel Corporation

Memory cell array and cell structure thereof

A read-only memory (rom) cell array and a cell structure thereof is disclosed. The rom cell array is coupled to a plurality rows of bit-lines and a plurality columns of word-lines and comprises: a plurality of sub-cell-arrays arranged along the column direction, each sub-cell-array comprising a plurality of unit cell structures.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited

Semiconductor device and manuracturing the same

A semiconductor device of the present invention includes a gate electrode buried in a gate trench of a first conductivity-type semiconductor layer, a first conductivity-type source region, a second conductivity-type channel region, and a first conductivity-type drain region formed in the semiconductor layer, a second trench selectively formed in a source portion defined in a manner containing the source region in the surface of the semiconductor layer, a trench buried portion buried in the second trench, a second conductivity-type channel contact region selectively disposed at a position higher than that of a bottom portion of the second trench in the source portion, and electrically connected with the channel region, and a surface metal layer disposed on the source portion, and electrically connected to the source region and the channel contact region.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Method to form wrap-around contact for finfet

Embodiments of the present invention provide an improved contact formation process for a finfet. Epitaxial semiconductor regions are formed on the fins.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Group iii-v device with a selectively modified impurity concentration

There are disclosed herein various implementations of a semiconductor structure and method. The semiconductor structure comprises a substrate, a transition body over the substrate, and a group iii-v intermediate body having a bottom surface over the transition body.
International Rectifier Corporation

Solid-state image pick-up apparatus, image pick-up system, and driving solid-state image pick-up apparatus

A solid-state image pick-up apparatus of an example includes a photoelectric conversion portion, a transfer transistor configured to transfer a charge in the photoelectric conversion portion, and a signal output circuit configured to supply selectively a first voltage to turn on the transfer transistor and a second voltage to turn off the transfer transistor to the transfer transistor. The signal output circuit is configured to supply the second voltage having a voltage value selected from two or more different voltage values based on an output signal from a pixel..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Methods of forming printable integrated circuit devices and devices formed thereby

Methods of forming integrated circuit devices include forming a sacrificial layer on a handling substrate and forming a semiconductor active layer on the sacrificial layer. The semiconductor active layer and the sacrificial layer may be selectively etched in sequence to define an semiconductor-on-insulator (soi) substrate, which includes a first portion of the semiconductor active layer.
Semprius, Inc.

Methods of making three dimensional nand devices

A method of making a three dimensional nand string includes providing a stack of alternating first material layers and second material layers over a substrate. The method further includes forming a front side opening in the stack, forming a tunnel dielectric in the front side opening, forming a semiconductor channel in the front side opening over the tunnel dielectric and forming a back side opening in the stack.
Sandisk Technologies, Inc.

Methods of making three dimensional nand devices

A method of making a monolithic three dimensional nand string includes providing a first stack of alternating first material layers and second material layers over a major surface of a substrate. The first material layers include first silicon oxide layers, the second material layers include second silicon oxide layers, and the first silicon oxide layers have a different etch rate from the second silicon oxide when exposed to the same etching medium.
Sandisk Technologies, Inc.

Vertical floating gate nand with selectively deposited ald metal films

A method of making a monolithic three dimensional nand string which contains a semiconductor channel and a plurality of control gate electrodes, includes selectively forming a plurality of discrete charge storage regions using atomic layer deposition. The plurality of discrete charge storage regions includes at least one of a metal or an electrically conductive metal oxide..
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

Method of selectively depositing floating gate material in a memory device

Undesirable metal contamination from a selective metal deposition process can be minimized or eliminated by employing a first material layer on a bevel and a back side of a substrate, while providing a second material layer only on a front side of the substrate. The first material layer and the second material layer are selected such that a selective deposition process of a metal material provides a metal material portion only on the second material layer, while no deposition occurs on the first material layer or isolated islands of the metal material are formed on the first material layer.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

Removal of semiconductor growth defects

After semiconductor material portions and gate structures are formed on a substrate, a dielectric material layer is deposited on the semiconductor material portions and the gate structures. An anisotropic etch is performed on the dielectric material layer to form gate spacers, while a mask layer protects peripheral portions of the semiconductor material portions and the gate structures to avoid unwanted physical exposure of semiconductor surfaces.
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor device with thermally grown oxide layer between field and gate electrode and manufacturing

A first trench and a second trench, both extending from a main surface into a semiconductor layer, are filled with a first fill material. The first fill material is selectively recessed in the first trench.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Conductive element structure and method

Conductive element structures and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method of forming a conductive element in an insulating layer includes: forming a recess in a metal layer disposed over the insulating layer; selectively forming a metal liner on a sidewall of the recess; and etching a via in the insulating layer using the metal layer and the metal liner as a mask..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Selective formation of dielectric barriers for metal interconnects in semiconductor devices

A dielectric diffusion barrier is deposited on a substrate that has a via and an overlying trench etched into an exposed layer of inter-layer dielectric, wherein there is exposed metal from the underlying interconnect at the bottom of the via. In order to provide a conductive path from the underlying metallization layer to the metallization layer that is being formed over it, the dielectric diffusion barrier is formed selectively on the inter-layer dielectric and not on the exposed metal at the bottom of the via.
Lam Research Corporation

Methods for providing spaced lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers

A method of forming a plurality of regularly spaced lithography features, e.g. Contact holes, including: providing a trench on a substrate, the trench having opposing side-walls and a base, with the side-walls having a width therebetween, wherein the trench is formed by photolithography including exposing the substrate using off-axis illumination whereby a modulation is provided to the side-walls of the trench; providing a self-assemblable block copolymer having first and second blocks in the trench; causing the self-assemblable block copolymer to self-assemble into an ordered layer in the trench, the layer having first domains of the first block and second domains of the second block; and selectively removing the first domain to form at least one regularly spaced row of lithography features having the second domain along the trench..
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Cleaning of carbon-based contaminants in metal interconnects for interconnect capping applications

Protective caps residing at an interface between copper lines and dielectric diffusion barrier layers are used to improve various performance characteristics of interconnects. The caps, such as cobalt-containing caps or manganese-containing caps, are selectively deposited onto exposed copper lines in a presence of exposed dielectric using cvd or ald methods.
Lam Research Corporation

High throughput heated ion implantation system and method

An ion implantation system has an ion implantation apparatus coupled to first and second dual load lock assemblies, each having a respective first and second chamber separated by a common wall. Each first chamber has a pre-heat apparatus configured to heat a workpiece to a first temperature.
Axcelis Technologies, Inc.

Etching method and storage medium

An etching method includes: disposing a substrate to be processed within a chamber, the substrate to be processed having a silicon oxide film formed on a surface thereof and a silicon nitride film formed adjacent to the silicon oxide film; and selectively etching the silicon oxide film with respect to the silicon nitride film by supplying hf gas or hf gas and f2 gas, an alcohol gas or water vapor, and an inert gas into the chamber.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited

Methods for providing lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers

Causing a self-assemblable block copolymer (bcp) having first and second blocks to migrate from a region surrounding a lithography recess of the substrate and a dummy recess on the substrate to within the lithography recess and the dummy recess, causing the bcp to self-assemble into an ordered layer within the lithography recess, the layer having a first block domain and a second block domain, and selectively removing the first domain to form a lithography feature having the second domain within the lithography recess, wherein a width of the dummy recess is smaller than the minimum width required by the bcp to self-assemble, the dummy recess is within the region of the substrate surrounding the lithography recess from which the bcp is caused to migrate, and the width between portions of a side-wall of the lithography recess is greater than the width between portions of a side-wall of the dummy recess.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Mechanisms for forming patterns using multiple lithography processes

The present disclosure provides a method for forming patterns in a semiconductor device. In accordance with some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate and a patterning-target layer formed over the substrate; forming a first feature in a first hard mask layer formed over the patterning-target layer; forming a second feature in a second hard mask layer formed over the patterning-target layer, the first hard mask layer having a different etching selectivity from the second hard mask layer; selectively removing a portion of the first feature in the first hard mask layer within a first trench to formed a reshaped first feature; selectively removing a portion of the second feature in the second hard mask layer within a second trench to form a reshaped second feature; and transferring the reshaped first feature and the reshaped second feature to the patterning-target layer..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Mechanisms for forming patterns using multiple lithography processes

The present disclosure provides a method for forming patterns in a semiconductor device. In accordance with some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate and a patterning-target layer formed over the substrate; forming a first cut pattern in a first hard mask layer formed over the patterning-target layer; forming a second cut pattern in a second hard mask layer formed over the patterning layer, the first hard mask layer having a different etching selectivity from the second hard mask layer; selectively removing a portion of the second cut pattern in the second hard mask layer and a portion of the patterning-target layer within a first trench; and selectively removing a portion of the first cut pattern in the first hard mask layer and a portion of the patterning-target layer within a second trench..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Method of patterning a low-k dielectric film

Methods of patterning low-k dielectric films are described. In an example, a method of patterning a low-k dielectric film involves forming and patterning a mask layer above a low-k dielectric layer, the low-k dielectric layer disposed above a substrate.

Concentrate treatment system

One aspect of the invention provides a system for treating wastestream, particularly a liquid or aqueous radwaste, for safe disposal and, in final processing, converting it into one or both forms including an aqueous form for safe discharge to the environment and a solidified form for safe disposal. Another aspect provides the capacity to employ a step where a specific target element strategy can be set up synchronizing sorbent substance choices and multiple recycle options to remove target substances from wastestream as a part of its sorption or powder sorbent isotopic reduction step (ii).
Diversified Technologies Services, Inc.

Resistive memory write operation with merged reset

In a memory device where writing a memory cell to a first bit state takes longer than writing to the second bit state, selectively executing the write operation can amortize the performance cost of writing the bit state that takes longer to write. Write logic dequeues multiple cachelines from a write buffer and sets all bits of all cachelines to the first bit state in a single write operation.

Dual write wordline memory cell

A static random-access memory (sram) memory cell includes a pair of cross-coupled inverters and a gating transistor coupled to a first node of a first inverter of the pair of cross-coupled inverters. A gate of the gating transistor is coupled to a first wordline.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Dynamically applying refresh overcharge voltage to extend refresh cycle time

A refresh voltage control engine selectively applies different high voltages to use in refresh operations. The control engine can detect that a portion of a memory device needs to be refreshed, and determine that the refresh cycle time is too short for a state of the portion of the memory device.

Sram with two-level voltage regulator

A programmable logic device (pld) is provided with a two-level voltage regulator for powering sram cells within the device. In one example, a pld includes a plurality of static random access memory (sram) cells configured to store a configuration for the programmable logic device.
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation

Signal decorrelation in an audio processing system

Audio processing methods may involve receiving audio data corresponding to a plurality of audio channels. The audio data may include a frequency domain representation corresponding to filterbank coefficients of an audio encoding or processing system.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Display processor and display processing

A display processor device is for processing display image data by overlaying a multitude of image layers. Pixel values of at least one of the image layers are stored in a memory and may comprise pixels values having a single predefined value, such as transparency.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Display device

A display device can include a display panel having first and second panel blocks, a switching element that selectively connects a first data line formed in the first panel block and a second data line formed in the second panel block, a gate driver that feeds a gate pulse to gate lines formed in the first and second panel blocks, a first data driver that feeds a data voltage to the first data line, a second data driver that feeds a data voltage to the second data line, and a dimming-proof part that controls the operation timing of the switching element.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Organic light emitting display device

An organic light emitting display device includes a plurality of pixels, each of the plurality of pixels including: a first sub-pixel configured to emit light of a first color; a second sub-pixel configured to emit light of a second color that is different from the first color; a third sub-pixel configured to emit light of a third color that is different from the first and second colors; and a transmission sub-pixel configured to selectively transmit external light in response to an electrical signal.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Modular, wireless, drug simulant injection sensor system and methods of employing

A device for monitoring the position of a plunger member slidingly engaged with a main body of a syringe includes a housing structured to be selectively coupled to the main body in a readily removable manner and a monitoring system disposed at least partially on or in the housing. The monitoring system is structured to detect the absolute position of the plunger member with respect to the main body in a manner which does not require any mechanical linkage with the plunger member..
University Of Pittsburgh-of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education

Detector with optical block

An optical smoke detector includes a radiant energy source and a sensor. The source and sensor are carried by an optical block which provides a fixed orientation therebetween and barriers therebetween.
Honeywell International Inc.

System and providing a wagering game during a live sporting event

The present invention relates to a method for providing a computer based wagering game during a live sporting event, the wagering game based on events occurring during said live sporting event, a principal objective of the game being to ac quire the largest number of wins by the end of the sporting event, comprising: a) generating a plurality of betting events by a game administrator at a game server, wherein each of said betting event based on a bettable event occurring during said sporting event; b) allowing one or more players to participant in said wagering game and to selectively bet on possible outcomes of said betting event; c) closing said betting event after a selected interval such that no further bets can be added to said betting event; d) terminating said betting event; and e) upon termination of said betting event, crediting winners of each of said betting event.. .

Efficient hardware mechanism to ensure shared resource data coherency across draw calls

Systems and methods may provide for receiving a plurality of signals from a software module associated with a shared resource such as, for example, an unordered access view (uav). The plurality of signals may include a first signal that indicates whether a draw call accesses the shared resource, a second signal that indicates whether a boundary of the draw call has been reached, and a third signal that indicates whether the draw call has a coherency requirement.

Payment parsing management services systems and methods

Provided herein are systems and methods for providing individuals and entities with coordinated segmented-purchasing-plan (“spp”) management services. A payment parsing manager may enable spp-creator to create a segmented-purchasing-plan to coordinate the purchase of deliverable by participants (“spp-participants) on behalf of a receiver (the “spp-recipient”), i.e.
Emotive Labs, Inc.

System for evaluating risk in providing value to the user of a transaction system using information accessible to the transaction system

A system receives a request for value from a user. The risk involved in providing the value to the user is evaluated using information accessible to the transaction system, the information includes contact information associated with the user.
Paypal, Inc.

Method and system for selectively displaying calendar information on secure calendar

A method and system for selectively displaying calendar information on a secure calendar application in an environment designed to restrict secure applications from processing requests from non-secure applications are described herein. In particular, calendar information can be selectively accessed from a non-secure calendar application in accordance with a sync setting that is enforceable against the calendar information.
Openpeak Inc.

Method and generating data in a missing segment of a time data sequence

A method and an apparatus for generating data in a missing segment of a target time data sequence are disclosed. The method includes: determining whether there is a breakpoint in the missing segment; determining candidate values of the data in the missing segment; and generating values of the data in the missing segment by selectively using the candidate values of the data in the missing segment, according to whether there is the breakpoint in the missing segment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Property record document data verification systems and methods

A data verification system is configured to verify machine-recognized data elements acquired during a machine-implemented data acquisition process. The system includes a data verification workstation, an image server, and a data entry server.
First American Financial Corporation

Systems and methods for securely storing data

Various embodiments of systems and methods for securely storing data are provided. In one embodiment, a computer-readable storage module is provided for securely storing data.

Systems and methods for preventing code injection in virtualized environments

Described systems and methods allow protecting a host system from malicious injection of code and/or data. A memory introspection engine operates below an operating system (os), having higher processor privileges than the os.
Bitdefender Ipr Management Ltd.

Managing changes to information

Changes to information are managed by storing information as a plurality of objects. Each object has one or more states.
Quick Eye Technologies Inc.

Accommodating concurrent changes in underlying data during reporting

Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for receiving user input indicating a value of a first setting of one or more settings, the first setting defining a data integrity scenario that is be applied during a query session with a database system, the data integrity scenario defining data sources for reading data in response to one or more navigation requests, if a concurrent change occurs in the database system, receiving a query, reading, data from one or more data sources based on the query and the first setting, selectively caching at least a portion of the data based on the first setting, and providing a result for display to a user that submitted the query.. .



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  • Control Unit
  • Portable Computer
  • Accommodation
  • Transceiver
  • Encapsulation
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  • Exhaust Gas
  • Diesel Particulate Filter
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  • Catalytic Reduction
  • Refrigerant
  • Hydrofluoroolefin
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