|| List of recent Ems-related patents
|Cooperative intrusion detection ecosystem for ip reputation-based security|
An intrusion detection system (ids) is enhanced to operate in a cluster of such systems, and idss organized into a cluster cooperate to exchange ip reputation influencing events information between or among the cooperating systems in real-time to enhance overall system response time and to prevent otherwise hidden attacks from damaging network resources. An ids includes an ip reputation analytics engine to analyze new and existing events, correlate information, and to raise potential alerts.
|Integrating operating systems with content offered by web based entities|
Example embodiments are provided for integrating operating systems with content offered by internet based entities.. .
|Supporting heterogeneous virtualization|
Machine-readable media, methods, apparatus and system are described. In some embodiments, a virtual machine monitor of a computer platform may comprise a service virtual machine created by the virtual machine monitor partitioning an underlying hardware machine to support execution of a plurality of overlying guest operating systems, wherein the plurality of guest operating systems comprise a guest operating system complying with a non-native guest system architecture different from a host system architecture with which the hardware machine complies.
|System and method for combining multiple recommender systems|
A system and method for recommending items to a user is provided. The system could combine recommendations provided by multiple recommenders by: a) calculating for each recommender j a maximum score pj for the recommended n items as a function (e.g., sum) of stored recommender ratings for the n items, b) calculating a minimum acceptable score for each recommender system j as a function of the maximum score pj and a predetermined tradeoff factor αj such that the minimum acceptable score for at least one recommender system j is less than the maximum score pj, c) selecting at least one set of items from the plurality of items, such that scores pj (and/or sum of scores pj) calculated for the selected set of items for each recommender system j are greater than the respective minimum acceptable score for that recommender system j, and d) identifying selected set of items to the user..
|Dilution guided correction (dgc) method and apparatus for adjusting noninvasively measured total hemoglobin measurements and method for evaluating hydration state of a subject using the same|
Methods and devices are provided for real time adjustment of noninvasively measured capillary hemoglobin concentration measures for a prediction of invasively measured hemoglobin concentration in large vessels and evaluating and modifying the state of interstitial hydration of an individual by the mvlt method. Implication of mvlt was refined by adding new diagnostic criteria and new variables, also expanding its noninvasive applicability.
|Marine propulsion systems having exhaust gas relief outlet|
A marine propulsion system is for propelling a marine vessel in water. The system comprises an outboard motor that is coupled to a marine vessel, and that comprises an exhaust gas relief outlet that is located above the water when the outboard motor is at idle speed.
|Method for manufacturing mems device, method for manufacturing thermal detector, thermal detector, thermal detection device, and electronic instrument|
A method for manufacturing a mems device having an undercut shape formed on a fixed part includes a first step of forming an etching layer having a first cavity on the fixed part; a second step of forming a mask layer on a side wall of the etching layer, the side wall facing the first cavity; and a third step of directing an etchant fed into the first cavity on a surface side of the mask layer to a back surface side of the mask layer, isotropically etching the etching layer, forming a second cavity communicated with the first cavity on the back surface side of the mask layer, and processing the etching layer into an undercut shape.. .
|Methods for fabricating mems structures by etching sacrificial features embedded in glass|
In an embodiment a method of fabricating a mems structure is provided. The method includes fabricating a working structure in a doped layer proximate a first surface of a silicon substrate.
|Surface mount actuator|
A silicon mems device can have at least one solder contact formed thereupon. The silicon mems device can be configured to be mounted to a circuit board via the solder contact(s).
|Digital media processor|
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide highly integrated digital media processors for digital consumer electronics applications. These digital media processors are capable of performing the parallel processing of multiple format audio, video, and graphics signals.
|Multi-mode bandpass filter|
A multi-mode bandpass filter is described. The bandpass filter includes a first multi-directional vibrating microelectromechanical systems resonator.
|Method and apparatus for release-assisted microcontact printing of mems|
The disclosure provides methods and apparatus for release-assisted microcontact printing of mems. Specifically, the principles disclosed herein enable patterning diaphragms and conductive membranes on a substrate having articulations of desired shapes and sizes.
|Mems pressure sensor with multiple membrane electrodes|
In one embodiment, a mems sensor includes a first fixed electrode in a first layer, a cavity defined above the first fixed electrode, a membrane extending over the cavity, a first movable electrode defined in the membrane and located substantially directly above the first fixed electrode, and a second movable electrode defined at least partially within the membrane and located at least partially directly above the cavity.. .
|System and method for forming a buried lower electrode in conjunction with an encapsulated mems device|
A system and method for forming a sensor device with a buried first electrode includes providing a first silicon portion with an electrode layer and a second silicon portion with a device layer. The first silicon portion and the second silicon portion are adjoined along a common oxide layer formed on the electrode layer of the first silicon portion and the device layer of the second silicon portion.
|Mems device, electronic apparatus, and manufacturing method of mems device|
A mems device includes a first oxide film that is laminated on a main surface of a wafer substrate, a lower-layer wire portion that is provided on the first oxide film, a nitride film that is laminated so as to cover the first oxide film and the lower-layer wire portion, a sidewall portion that is laminated on the nitride film and is formed in a frame shape, a cavity portion that is partitioned by the sidewall portion, and a mems structure that is disposed in the cavity portion, in which the nitride film includes a through hole reaching the lower-layer wire portion, and in which the mems structure is electrically connected to the lower-layer wire portion by an electrical connection portion provided in the through hole.. .
|Semiconductor structures provided within a cavity and related design structures|
Micro-electro-mechanical system (mems) structures, methods of manufacture and design structures are disclosed. The method includes forming at least one micro-electro-mechanical system (mems) cavity.
|Device and method for increasing infrared absorption in mems bolometers|
A semiconductor sensor includes a substrate and an absorber. The substrate includes at least one reflective component.
|System and apparatus for using a wireless smart device to perform field calculations|
There is disclosed a system and apparatus for connecting remote and environmental sensors and other operating systems to a portable computing and communications device. The portable device configured to receive and process a set of data and transmit a response or message to at least the user on the quality of the data received.
|Efficient hosting of virtualized containers using read-only operating systems|
A single operating system image is shared among multiple running virtualized containers such that each running container interacts with underlying shared files and resources in system storage. Each container running on a server are provided the same image, which remains consistent among the containers.
|Using a buffer to replace failed memory cells in a memory component|
Methods and data processing systems for using a buffer to replace failed memory cells in a memory component are provided. Embodiments include determining that a first copy of data stored within a plurality of memory cells of a memory component contains one or more errors; in response to determining that the first copy contains one or more errors, determining whether a backup cache within the buffer contains a second copy of the data; and in response to determining that the backup cache contains the second copy of the data, transferring the second copy from the backup cache to a location within an error data queue (edq) within the buffer and updating the buffer controller to use the location within the edq instead of the plurality of memory cells within the memory component..
|Antineoplastic combinations with mtor inhibitor, trastuzumab and/or hki-272|
A combination of temsirolimus and trastuzumab in the treatment of cancer is provided. A combination of temsirolimus and hki-272 is provided.
|System using frequency conversions for sub-octave transmission of signals over a fiber optic|
A system for transporting a plurality of digital signals (i.e. “n” digital signals) over an optical fiber includes a plurality of modems for modulating each digital signal on a respective analog signal.
|Switching and routing protocol for a fiber optic transmission system|
A system for transporting a plurality of analog and/or digital signals over an optical fiber can include one or more master modems for modulating digital signals and/or rf inserters modulating video signals. The rf signals from the modem(s)/rf inserters are up-converted resulting in frequency bands that are non-overlapping and are spaced apart within a single sub-octave.
|Static mems switch for esd protection|
An integrated circuit with either a normally open mems esd protection switch coupled between a bond pad and an internal circuit or a normally closed mems esd protection switch coupled between the bond pad and a common reference of the integrated circuit. At least one of a control bond pad and an enable logic circuit is coupled to a control terminal of the mems esd protection switch..
|Resonant mems lorentz-force magnetometer using force-feedback and frequency-locked coil excitation|
A method includes supplying a current to at least one conductive path integral with a mems device to thereby exert a lorentz force on the mems device in the presence of a magnetic field. The method includes determining the magnetic field based on a control value in a control loop configured to maintain a constrained range of motion of the mems device.
|Mems-based integrated inverter for wafer-scale thermionic energy converter|
A thermionic energy converter is provided that includes an anode, a cathode, where the anode is disposed opposite the cathode, and a suspension, where a first end of the suspension is connected to the cathode and a second end of the suspension is connected to the anode, where the suspension moveably supports the cathode above the anode to form a variable gap between the anode and the cathode, where the variable gap is capable of enabling a variable thermionic current between the anode and the cathode, where the thermionic converter is capable of an ac power output.. .
|Brazed joint for attachment of gemstones to each other and/or a metallic mount|
The specification relates to a gemstone setting. The gemstone setting includes a gemstone, a mounting surface and a braze joint.
|Fault localization in distributed systems using invariant relationships|
A computer implemented method for temporal ranking in invariant networks includes considering an invariant network and a set of broken invariants in the invariant network, assuming, for each time point inside a window w, that each metric with broken invariants is affected by a fault at that time point, computing an expected pattern for each invariant of a metric with assumed fault, said pattern indicative of time points at which an invariant will be broken given that its associated metric was affected by a fault at time t, comparing the expected pattern with the pattern observed over the time window w; and determining a temporal score based on a match from the prior comparing. .
|Implantable mems device and method|
An implantable mems package for the treatment of an ocular condition is provided. The mems package includes an outer portion; an active portion attached to the outer portion, the active portion including a fluid regulating element having a moving element; and a fluidic channel at an interface of the outer portion and the active portion.
|Microphone assembly with barrier to prevent contaminant infiltration|
A microphone assembly includes a cover, a base coupled to the cover, a microelectromechanical system (mems) device disposed on the base. An opening is formed in the base and the mems device is disposed over the opening.
Described herein is a multi-host computing system (100) having multiple host processors running different operating systems. In one implementation, a method of playing audio streams received from a plurality of hosts of a multi-host computing system (100), the method comprising receiving a second audio stream from a second host, and changing audio stream parameters associated with the second audio stream from second host to match the corresponding parameter values associated with a first audio stream received from a first host to generate an updated second audio stream.
|Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same|
An image forming apparatus includes: a printer unit that forms an image based on image data and outputs the image on a sheet; and a control unit that controls hardware resources of the image forming apparatus including at least the printer unit by executing a first operating system that is activated on the image forming apparatus and a control program that operates on the first operating system to control the image forming apparatus. The control unit can execute second to n-th (n is an integer of 2 or more) operating systems that activate at least one or more applications and an emulator that is disposed between the first operating system and the second to n-th operating systems to allow the second to n-th operating systems to operate on the first operating system..
|Auto-focus camera module with flexible printed circuit extension|
A compact camera module is coupled at an image sensor end to a flexible printed circuit (fpc) and an fpc extension segment and is configured such that, upon folding the fpc onto the housing, one or more electrical contact pads disposed on the subject side of the optical train are coupled electrically with contact pads on the fpc extension segment from which mems actuator control signals are transmittable directly from the fpc to the mems lens actuator.. .
|Operation method of dual operating systems, touch sensitive electronic device having dual operating systems, and computer readable storage medium having dual operating systems|
An operation method of dual operating systems, a touch sensitive electronic device having dual operating systems, and a computer readable storage medium having dual operating systems are disclosed. The touch sensitive electronic device includes an image outputting interface and a touch sensitive screen, and is capable of operating a first operating system and a second operating system simultaneously.
|Apparatus comprising and a method for manufacturing an embedded mems device|
A system and a method for forming a packaged mems device are disclosed. In one embodiment a packaged mems device includes a mems device having a first main surface with a first area along a first direction and a second direction, a membrane disposed on the first main surface of the mems device and a backplate adjacent to the membrane.
|Integrated circuit with mems element and manufacturing method thereof|
An integrated circuit comprising a mems (microelectromechanical system) element in a plane of the integrated circuit, the mems element being suspended in a cavity over a substrate, said cavity including a first cavity region in said plane spatially separating an edge of the mems element from a wall section, said edge being arranged to be displaced relative to the wall section; and a second cavity region in said plane forming part of a fluid path further including the first cavity region, said fluid path defining a first volume; and a third cavity region in said plane defining a second volume in fluid connection with the second cavity region, wherein the maximum width of the second cavity region is larger than the maximum width of the third cavity region, the second and third cavity regions having maximum widths that are larger than the maximum width of the first cavity region.. .
|Mems devices and methods for forming the same|
A device includes a micro-electro-mechanical system (mems) wafer having a mems device therein. The mems device includes a movable element, and first openings in the mems wafer.
|Material property measurements using multiple frequency atomic fore microscopy|
Apparatus and techniques for extracting information carried in higher eigenmodes or harmonics of an oscillating cantilever or other oscillating sensors in atomic force microscopy and related mems work are described. Similar apparatus and techniques for extracting information using contact resonance with multiple excitation signals are also described..
|Data processing systems|
A data processing system is described in which a plurality of data processing units 521 . .
A device is disclosed herein. In one embodiment; the device includes: a wireless transceiver; an interface for connecting with a terminal running one of the first and second operating systems; memory storing the driver software for installation on the terminal if running the second operating system; and processing apparatus operable to output a first definition of a configuration of the device and a second definition of a configuration of the device; wherein the first definition defines configuration of the device as a storage device for providing the driver software to the terminal; and on condition that the terminal is running the first version of the first operating system, the second definition defines configuration of the device as a modem..
|Middleware for multiprocessor software testing|
An apparatus having a memory and multiple processors coupled to the memory is disclosed. The memory may be configured to store middleware.
|Repository including exclusion list|
Systems and methods of executing and/or provisioning an application in an application specific runtime environment or general runtime environment are disclosed. The application specific runtime environment or general runtime environment are optionally defined by an application environment specification to include a minimal or reduced set of software resources required for execution of the application.
|Adaptive pairwise preferences in recommenders|
Methods, systems, and products adapt recommender systems with pairwise feedback. A pairwise question is posed to a user.
|Remote testing of hvac systems|
A number of methods for testing an hvac system for a building structure from a remote location outside of the building structure are disclosed. Generally, the hvac system has a primarily active component and a primarily dormant component.
|Pacing-site selection for lead placement|
Techniques are disclosed for pacing site selection. In one example, a method includes using a sensing element such as an ultrasonic transducer, an optical pressure sensor, a mems pressure sensor, a saw pressure sensor, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, or any other suitable sensing element to sense a measure related to a cardiac strain in a heart resulting from contraction and relaxation of myocardium during a cardiac cycle.
|Providing power to dual radio modems|
Apparatus comprises: a first radio modem having an associated first radio frequency power amplifier; a second radio modem having an associated second radio frequency power amplifier; a terminal for connection to a battery; a capacitor having first and second terminals; a current limiting switch having input and output terminals; and a direct current-direct current converter having an input and an output. The terminal is coupled to the first radio frequency power amplifier, the terminal is coupled to the input of the current limiting switch, the output of the current limiting switch is coupled to both the first terminal of the capacitor and the input of the direct current-direct current convener, and the output of the direct current-direct current converter is coupled to the second radio frequency power amplifier..
|Systems and methods for laser splitting and device layer transfer|
Methods and systems are provided for the split and separation of a layer of desired thickness of crystalline semiconductor material containing optical, photovoltaic, electronic, micro-electro-mechanical system (mems), or optoelectronic devices, from a thicker donor wafer using laser irradiation.. .
|Integrated acoustic transducer in mems technology, and manufacturing process thereof|
A mems acoustic transducer, for example, a microphone, includes a substrate provided with a cavity, a supporting structure, fixed to the substrate, a membrane having a perimetral edge and a centroid, suspended above the cavity and fixed to the substrate the membrane configured to oscillate via the supporting structure. The supporting structure includes a plurality of anchorage elements fixed to the membrane, and each anchorage element is coupled to a respective portion of the membrane between the centroid and the perimetral edge of the membrane..
|Radially firing igniter|
The invention pertains to ignition systems and more particularly to spark igniters for burners and burner pilots. A spark igniter is provide, which is configured so that the spark gap is on the outer side surface of the spark igniter..
|Aqueous base-developable negative-tone films based on functionalized norbornene polymers|
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention encompass negative-tone, aqueous base developable, self-imagable polymer compositions useful for forming films that can be patterned to create structures for microelectronic devices, microelectronic packaging, microelectromechanical systems, optoelectronic devices and displays.. .
A microelectromechanical system (mems) assembly includes a cover, a substrate, at least one wall disposed and between and attached to the cover and the substrate, a mems device disposed at the cover and an integrated circuit disposed at the substrate. The integrated circuit and the mems device are disposed one over the other and electrically connected together at least in part by conduits that extend through the walls.
|Mems apparatus disposed on assembly lid|
A microelectromechanical system (mems) assembly includes a substrate, lid, mems device, and at least one wall. The substrate has electrical connection pads and the electrical connection pads are coupled to electrical conductors extending through the substrate.
|Preamplifier circuit for a microelectromechanical capacitive acoustic transducer|
Described herein is a preamplifier circuit for a capacitive acoustic transducer provided with a mems detection structure that generates a capacitive variation as a function of an acoustic signal to be detected, starting from a capacitance at rest; the preamplifier circuit is provided with an amplification stage that generates a differential output signal correlated to the capacitive variation. In particular, the amplification stage is an input stage of the preamplifier circuit and has a fully differential amplifier having a first differential input (inp) directly connected to the mems detection structure and a second differential input (inn) connected to a reference capacitive element, which has a value of capacitance equal to the capacitance at rest of the mems detection structure and fixed with respect to the acoustic signal to be detected; the fully differential amplifier amplifies the capacitive variation and generates the differential output signal..
|Systems and methods for characterizing transmission lines using broadband signals in a multi-carrier dsl environment|
Using dsl modems as data collectors, the modems processes the data to, for example, allow easier interpretation of the line characteristics. In particular, the modems postprocess the data including calibration, filter compensation, determination of the snr medley from the bits and gains tables and rate conversion.
|Mems shutter control for a display utilizing quantum dots|
A display that utilizes a microelectromechanical (mems) shutter module in order to accommodate a quantum dot sheet outside of the display backlight is provided. The mems shutter module can be placed either above or below the quantum dot sheet in order to more efficiently control the color at each individual pixel, when the color is being rendered from the isotropic emissions of the quantum dot sheet..
|Fabrication of a floating rocker mems device for light modulation|
The current disclosure shows how to make a fast switching array of mirrors for projection displays. Because the mirror does not have a via in the middle connecting to the underlying spring support, there is an improved contrast ratio that results from not having light scatter off the legs or vias like existing technologies.
An electronic device may have a mems device formed of a first conductive material. A trench may be formed in the mems device.
|Mems device with independent rotation in two axes of rotation|
A mems arrangement is provided that has a top plane containing a rotatable element such as a mirror. There is a middle support frame plane, and a lower electrical substrate plane.
|Hybrid filter including lc- and mems-based resonators|
This disclosure provides implementations of filters and filter topologies, circuits, structures, devices, apparatus, systems, and related processes. In one aspect, a device includes one or more lc resonant circuit stages.
|Mems device comprising an under bump metallization|
The present invention concerns a mems device comprising an under bump metallization (4)—ubm—to contact the device via flip-chip bonding with a substrate. The ubm (4) is placed on the surface of the mems device and close to the corners of the surface.
|Mems device, electronic apparatus, and manufacturing method of mems device|
A mems device is a mems device having a mems vibrator which includes a plurality of mems constituent elements laminated and formed above a first foundation portion which is laminated above a main surface of a wafer substrate, and the mems constituent elements are laminated above a first oxide film and a nitride film so as to cover an opening which is formed in the nitride film and exposes a second foundation portion above which the nitride film is laminated.. .
|Mems device with increased tilting range|
A micro-electro-mechanical (mems) devices including a compound hot electrode, which increases the tilting range of the mems device. A substantially vertical hot electrode is mounted adjacent to the end or the sides of a pivoting ground electrode, formed of the underside of a pivoting mirror, and combine with a conventional horizontal hot electrode to make up the compound hot electrode..
|Prevention of interference between wireless power transmission systems and touch surfaces|
A system for managing impacting effects in an electronic system due to the presence of wireless energy transfer oscillating electromagnetic fields includes a controller, a field sensing component communicatively coupled to the controller and configured to measure at least one oscillating energy field and an adjustable filter element communicatively coupled to the controller, wherein the adjustable filter may be adjusted by the controller based, at least in part, on measurements of the field sensing component to reduce effects of the at least one oscillating energy field on the sensing component.. .
|Hybrid mems bump design to prevent in-process and in-use stiction|
A micro-electro-mechanical systems (mems) device and method for forming a mems device is provided. A proof mass is suspended a distance above a surface of a substrate by a fulcrum.
|Particle manipulation system with cytometric capability|
A mems-based particle manipulation system which uses a particle manipulation stage and a plurality of laser interrogation regions. The laser interrogation regions may be used to assess the effectiveness or accuracy of the particle manipulation stage.
|Method for determining a cut for a gemstone|
Method for determining a cut for a gemstone, comprising selecting a generic shape for the cut; selecting a plurality of cut designs of a group of cut designs having the selected generic shape; simulating a number of optical metrics for the plurality of cut designs using simulation models having modeling coefficients; selecting one or more cut designs of the plurality of cut designs based on the simulated optical metrics; varying the geometry parameters for each selected cut design within a range, simulating a number of optical metrics for said range of geometry parameters, and determining an optimized cut design having optimized geometry parameters based on the simulated number of optical metrics for said range; cutting and polishing of the gemstone using the optimized cut design having the optimized geometry parameters; analyzing the visual appearance of the polished gemstone; changing or adapting the simulation models and/or the modeling coefficients thereof and/or the range for varying the geometry parameters and/or a cut design of the plurality of cut designs, and/or adding one or more new cut designs to the group of cut designs, on the basis of the analysis of the visual appearance.. .
|Method of manufacturing endmill tool|
Disclosed is a method of manufacturing an endmill tool, including detecting a crystal direction of a selected natural diamond gemstone by inspecting the structure of the diamond gemstone, forming a lower base surface and an upper reference surface of the diamond gemstone by using abrading equipment after welding the diamond gemstone with a first sub-body, grinding an edge portion of the diamond gemstone by using grinding equipment after welding a machining tip, which is separated from the first sub-body, with a second sub-body to complete the machining tip having a cutting blade, and temporarily installing the machining tip, which is separated from the second sub-body, in a super hard body installed in setting equipment, adjusting an alignment state of the machining tip, and bonding the machining tip with the super hard body by using a normal-temperature bonding agent through a normal-temperature coagulation scheme to complete the endmill tool.. .
|Techniques for attesting data processing systems|
A technique for attesting a plurality of data processing systems includes generating a logical grouping for a data processing system. The logical grouping is associated with a rule that describes a condition that must be met in order for the data processing system to be considered trusted.
|Background services launcher for dynamic service provisioning|
A background service launcher is disclosed that provides dynamic access to services required by clients. Clients access services by a single unified pathname space and interface environment.