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| Methods for codebook sub-sampling|
Disclosed are methods for codebook sub-sampling. In various implementations, a wireless terminal receives a reference signal, determines, based on the reference signal, a first precoding index i2 for a first subband and a second precoding index i′2 for a second subband.
Google Technology Holdings Llc
| Scalable architecture for media mixing|
A proxy mixer includes a transceiver configured to receive one or more first requests to provide one or more first media streams to one or more first endpoints. The one or more first media streams are generated by one or more second endpoints.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
| High speed comparator with digitally calibrated threshold|
A subsystem configured to implement an analog to digital converter that includes a high speed comparator with an embedded reference voltage level that functions as a calibrated threshold. A calibration element applies power to a reference voltage system.
| Methods and systems for detecting and correcting errors in nonvolatile memory|
A memory system includes a resistive nonvolatile memory array configured to store data and error correction code (ecc) bits and a memory controller. The memory controller is configured to detect a number of errors among the stored look-ahead bits, compare the number of look-ahead bit errors to a threshold number of bit errors, perform a strong refresh of the data and look-ahead bits stored in the resistive nonvolatile memory array when the number of look-ahead bit errors equals or exceeds the threshold, and perform a weak refresh of the data and look-ahead bits by refreshing only units of stored data having data bit errors and look-ahead bits having look-ahead bit errors when the number of look-ahead bit errors is less than the threshold..
Winbond Electronics Corp.
| Vehicle thermal management system and control the same|
A thermal management system includes a coolant pump, high-voltage electric heater (heh) for heating the coolant, a heater core, a blower directing air to the heater core, a cabin heater valve (chv), sensors, and a controller. The chv has an engine bypass position blocking coolant flow from the heh into the engine, and an engine link position directing coolant from the heh into the engine.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
|White-light led modules|
A white-light led module is disclosed. The white-light led module includes a substrate, and a red-light led chip string, a blue-light led chip string, and a green-light led chip string arranged on the substrate.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
|Fine-tuned ultraspecific nucleic acid hybridization probes|
Compositions and methods for highly specific nucleic acid probes and primers are provided. The probe system comprises a complement strand and a protector stand that form a partially double-stranded probe.
William Marsh Rice University
|Thermoplastic molding compounds with optimized flowability-toughness ratio|
The invention relates to a thermoplastic composition containing the components a and b and optionally the additional components c and d, the sum of which equals 100 wt. %.
Ineos Styrolution Group Gmbh
|Electronic cigarette usage tracking system|
An electronic cigarette usage tracking system includes an electronic cigarette including a housing with an atomizer mounted therein to convert a liquid within the housing into a vapor when air is drawn through the housing. A power supply is electrically coupled to the atomizer is mounted within the housing.
|Methods and systems for viewing embedded content|
An item of content includes an embedded content item and one or more portions distinct from the embedded content item. An electronic device simultaneously displays the embedded content item and a first portion of the item of content distinct from the embedded content item in a display area having a display height and a display width.
Restricting enhanced distributed coordination access (edca) in a high efficiency wireless local-area network
Apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods for restricting enhanced distributed coordination access (edca) in a high-efficiency wireless local-area network (hew) are disclosed. The apparatus of a hew station may include processing circuitry and transceiver circuitry.
Method of printing an object having a surface of varying height
A printing system and method of printing an object having a surface (36) of varying height, by a printer configured to print a number of pass images (1; 2; 3; . .
Encasement with dispensed seal
A protective encasement for an electronic device includes members that clasp together and a dispensed seal disposed on an inside surface of one of the members to form a watertight barrier between the member and a surface of the installed electronic device. The dispensed seal may comprise an elastomeric material dispensed on and adhered to the inside surface of the encasement.
Otter Products, Llc
Authentication of user computers
In an approach for authenticating a user computer, connectable to a mobile network, a computer retrieves an attribute credential, the attribute credential certifying a set of user attributes and a device identifier for identifying the user computer to the mobile network. The computer requests a location credential, the location credential certifying a device identifier and location data indicating a current location of the user computer determined by the mobile network.
International Business Machines Corporation
Methods for re-order pdcp packets
Apparatus and methods are provided to reorder pdcp sdus. In one novel aspect, a timer-based pdcp reordering process is triggered upon detecting a pdcp gap existing condition, which indicates an sn gap between the pdcp sdus of two parallel rlc entities larger than zero.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Method for enhancing temperature efficiency
Disclosed is a method for enhancing temperature efficiency, used to enhance a temperature efficiency resulted from temperature changes in regard to an oscillating period of an oscillator. The method for enhancing temperature efficiency comprises the steps as follows: generating a ptat current by using a bandgap circuit; generating a ctat current by using a bandgap circuit; generating an output current, wherein the output current equals to ptat current minus ctat current; and providing the output current to an oscillator for generating an oscillating frequency..
Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology Inc.
Control of enterprise licensing across mobile devices
System and methods of providing enterprise-wide licensing of apps that are deployed to mobile devices within the enterprise are provided. A method includes: make an enterprise app available to targeted users via an enterprise app store; determine a number of consumed licenses equals a maximum number of licenses for the enterprise app; and based on the determining, preventing non-licensed ones of the targeted users from obtaining the enterprise app from the enterprise app store while simultaneously permitting licensed ones of the targeted users to access the enterprise app in the enterprise app store..
Polymeric powder composition for three-dimensional (3d) printing
A polymeric powder composition for three-dimensional printing includes first, second, and third polymeric particles. The first particles, having a first average size, are present in an amount ranging from about 70 wt % to about 95 wt %.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Energy storage system
A system includes a rechargeable electrical energy store having a predetermined nominal capacity and a predetermined maximum capacity, the maximum capacity being higher than the nominal capacity, and a charging unit for controlling a charging process of the energy store. The charging unit is configured for the purpose of charging the energy store until the amount of energy stored in it equals the nominal capacity, and then to determine an end of charging..
Robert Bosch Gmbh
Method for processing a carrier
A method for processing a carrier may include: forming a plurality of structure elements at least one of over and in a carrier, wherein at least two adjacent structure elements of the plurality of structure elements have a first distance between each other; depositing a first layer over the plurality of structure elements having a thickness which equals the first distance between the at least two adjacent structure elements; forming at least one additional layer over the first layer, wherein the at least one additional layer covers an exposed surface of the first layer; removing a portion of the at least one additional layer to expose the first layer partially; and partially removing the first layer, wherein at least one sidewall of the at least two adjacent structure elements is partially exposed.. .
Infineon Technologies Dresden Gmbh
Crossbar switch and recursive scheduling
A crossbar switch has n input ports, m output ports, and a switching matrix with n×m crosspoints. In an embodiment, each crosspoint contains an internal queue (xq), which can store one or more packets to be routed.
Mimo visible light communication system receiving device
A receiving device for a multi-input multi-output (mimo) visible light communication system includes a collimation unit, a metal thin film, a transparent substrate and a receiving unit. The receiving device performs receiving by using optical components, and uses the metal thin film as a main receiving component, which plays a role of filtering and enhanced transmission, and equals to implementing a function of filtering and signal amplification by using electronic components, but overcomes the nonlinear effect of the electronic components, thereby solving the problem of waveform distortion in receiving..
Reference signal generation for lock-in amplifier in high sensitivity gas sensing system
A gas sensing system includes a signal generator including a wavelength tunable laser, the signal generator providing a first periodic signal and a second periodic signal, wherein the first periodic signal comprises a wavelength scanning signal and the second periodic signal comprises a modulation signal; an optical signal absorption path which is wavelength selective, wherein the generated signal covers at least one of the absorbance band; a signal detector that uses lock-in detection to detect a second harmonic of the second periodic signal after absorption, the signal detector further including a local reference generator, a multiplier, and a low pass filter; a local reference includes a first path (ref1) that outputs sinusoidal signal with frequency equals to that of the second signal in signal generator, and a second path (ref2) that outputs sinusoidal signal of two times ref1 frequency; and a local reference generator having a first phase shifter that is configurable from 0 to 2π and a second phase shifter that shifts 90-degree, wherein the first phase shifter is for an alignment of ref1 with the modulation signal and the second phase shifter provides 90-degree shifts for ref2 from ref1, wherein the first and second paths (ref1 and ref2) are selected by a switch, wherein the switch uses the first path during initialization and the second path for normal operation.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
Cvd-coated article and cvd process of making the same
A cvd-coated article has a substrate with a substrate surface and a cvd coating scheme on the substrate surface. The coating scheme includes a coating layer of ti1-xmex nitride wherein me is selected from the group of zirconium or hafnium or a mixture of zirconium and hafnium, and x equals between about 0.1 and about 0.9.
Variable data usage personal medical system and method
A variable data usage personal medical system including a self-care device attached to a patient, and operable to generate self-care device data and to transmit the self-care device data at a fixed interval; a cellular communication device operable to receive and store the transmitted self-care device data, to register a count at an interval counter for each of the fixed intervals in which the transmitted self-care device data is received, to generate a data cellular packet from overhead plus the stored self-care device data when the interval counter equals a fixed interval index, and to transmit the data packet; and a cloud infrastructure operably connected to the cellular communication device over a cellular network, and operable to receive, process, and store the transmitted data packet. The cloud infrastructure is operable to transmit a value for the fixed interval index to the cellular communication device for storage..
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
Accelerated passphrase verification
Systems and methods for providing accelerated passphrase verification are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a full security string, generating a full security string hash code, storing the full security string hash code in a memory, determining at least one substring based on an entropy value associated with one or more leading characters in the full security string, generating at least one substring hash code and at least one corresponding character count value, such that the corresponding character count value equals a number of characters in the at least one substring, and storing the at least one substring hash code and the at least one corresponding character count value in the memory..
Current mode control dc-dc converter with single step load transient response
A power converter using constant on-time (cot) or ramp pulse modulation (rpm) control achieves more rapid resumption of steady-state operation after a step-up load transient by extending an on-time of a switching pulse by interrupting a ramp voltage waveform that is compared with a threshold that equals a threshold voltage at the termination of a switching pulse or increasing a voltage with which the ramp voltage is compared. These techniques are applied to both single-phase and multi-phase power converters..
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
Arrangement for and assessing efficiency of transactions involving products associated with electro-optically readable targets
A reader electro-optically reads symbols associated with products to obtain read data, and a controller decodes the read data to obtain symbol data indicative of the associated products. Reading performance is assessed by collecting time-to-decode metadata by determining each decode time period that is taken for each symbol data to be successfully decoded, by associating the collected time-to-decode metadata with the symbol data, by comparing the collected time-to-decode metadata with a predetermined long amount of decode time that is indicative of a slow reading performance, by storing each decode time period that at least equals said predetermined long amount of decode time, and by storing the symbol data associated with each stored decode time period..
Symbol Technologies, Inc.
Medicament delivery device
A medicament delivery device includes a housing having proximal and distal ends; a hollow piston plunger within the housing; a telescopic dose drum concentric between the housing and the plunger; and a plunger driver to drive the plunger toward the proximal end having a hollow drive drum sleeve movable within and coupleable to the piston plunger and fixed to the dose drum; an actuator operably connected to the drive drum sleeve; and a stop body for inhibiting rotation of the dose drum and drive drum sleeve when a set dose equals a remaining dose in a medicament container. The drive drum sleeve and piston plunger are operatively coupled such that axial movement of the actuator toward the proximal end forces the drive drum sleeve and piston plunger to couple, whereby the piston plunger and dose drum are displaced toward the proximal end for delivering the set dose..
Carebay Europe Ltd
Apparatus and method to motivate performance
A method to motivate performance, which includes creating (n) tasks and determining an order of task performance, wherein (n) is greater than 1, creating a first visual theme for a status board, creating a graphic illustration for each of said (n) tasks, determining a visual appearance of a first routing from a first starting point to a first ending point, illustrating the first routing on said status board, disposing all (n) task illustrations along the first routing on the status board in said order of task performance, forming a moveable status indicator, setting (i) equal to 1; determining if an (i)th task recited on the status board has been completed, when the (i)th task recited on the status board has been completed, ascertaining if (i) equals (n), setting (i) equal to (i+1) when (i) does not equal (n), removeably attaching the moveable status indicator at the (i)th task illustration along the routing.. .
Apparatus and fault detection to ensure device independence on a bus
A method includes transmitting a first value to a first slave device via a communication bus, where the first value is within a first range of values associated with the first slave device. The method also includes receiving a second value via the communication bus and detecting a fault when the second value is not within the first range of values associated with the first slave device.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debug circuit, semiconductor device, and debug method
A memory unit stores first and second code values calculated by encoding a first sequence, contained in a first word, and a remaining second sequence of a target sequence, and the number of bytes from a word start to a target sequence start. A code value calculating unit calculates a code value for each byte, based on signal sequence.
Thermometer with age specific feature selection
A thermometer has temperature sensing tip, a processor taking temperature readings and determining a sensed temperature reading of the living being from the temperature sensing tip. The thermometer also includes a display and a backlight for lighting the display.
Helen Of Troy Limited
Tft-lcd panel, preparing the same and tft display device
Provided are tft-lcd panel, method for preparing the same, and tft display device. The tft-lcd panel includes an upper polarizer, a positive birefringence polymer substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a negative birefringence polymer substrate and a lower polarizer, wherein the positive birefringence polymer substrate and the negative birefringence polymer substrate locate at an upper side and an lower side of the liquid crystal layer respectively, the upper polarizer locates at an upper surface of the positive birefringence polymer substrate, the lower polarizer locates at a lower surface of the negative birefringence polymer substrate; the positive birefringence polymer substrate and the negative birefringence polymer substrate are equals in a birefringence retardation in an original birefringence state, and are equals in a birefringence retardation of in the photo-elasticity birefringence state.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
Provided is a projection lens including: a first lens, a reflective optical device, a second lens and a third lens from an image side of the projection lens to an object side of the projection lens in turn. The first lens is of a negative focal power, an image side of the first lens is concave; the reflective optical device enables light to be bended; the second lens is of a positive focal power, an object side of the second lens is convex; the third lens is of a positive focal power, an object side of the third lens is convex.
Zhejiang Sunny Optics Co., Ltd.
Conjugates of biomolecules to nanoparticles
Disclosed herein are conjugates comprising a biomolecule linked to a label that have biological activity and are useful in a wide variety of biological applications. For example, provided herein are polymerase-nanoparticle conjugates including a polymerase linked to a nanoparticle, wherein the conjugate has polymerase activity.
Life Technologies Corporation
Improving reliability in a high-temperature environment
A housing contains an internal volume. A heat-sensitive device is contained by the housing and consumes a device percentage of the internal volume.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
An e-vaping device includes a first cartomizer section including a housing body with an inner tube extending longitudinally within the housing. A tubular reservoir for storing an e-vaping liquid is positioned between the housing body and the inner tube, with a wick is in fluid communication with the tubular reservoir.
Altria Client Services Inc.
Power supply device and abnormality determination power supply device
A power supply device that is capable of discerning the presence or absence of an abnormality in a specific converter included in multiphase converters, and an abnormality determination method for the power supply device. In the case where a switch sja is turned on/off for a time period of such that an output voltage supplied to a battery and a load by a single converter out of n converters cv1, cv2, .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Hardware-based edge profiling
A method comprising: counting each occurrence of a hardware event by a performance monitoring counter of a hardware processor during the execution of a target program code; orderly and continuously storing in a buffer of a taken branch trace (tbt) facility of said hardware processor a predefined tbt size of last taken branches of said target program code during its execution; every time said counting equals a sampling rate, triggering sampling of said buffer, to receive a tbt comprising current said predefined tbt size of last taken branches; constructing a full branch trace for each said tbt based on said target program code; extracting a predefined chopped branch trace (cbt) size of last branches from each said full branch trace, to receive a chopped branch trace for said each tbt; and incrementally storing each said chopped branch trace to generate an edge profile of said target program code.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
Roller mill and manufacturing roller mill
Provided is a roller mill that is provided with: a rotary table; a raw coal adding tube that supplies solid fuel to the rotary table; and a roller that rotates about a rotating shaft by being pressed against a grinding surface of the rotary table and grinds solid fuel along with rotation of the rotary table. In such a roller mill, a position where an outer peripheral surface of the roller and the grinding surface of the rotary table come into contact with each other and a circumferential velocity of the outer peripheral surface equals a circumferential velocity of the grinding surface is located further to an inner circumferential side of the rotary table than a position where the outer peripheral surface and the grinding surface come into contact with each other at a center position in a width direction of the roller..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
Cable with spring steel or other reinforcement member(s) for stable routing between support points
An apparatus includes a cable having at least one signal transport line and at least one reinforcement member. The at least one signal transport line is configured to transport one or more signals through the cable.
System and monitoring and controlling grouting operations
Methods and systems for monitoring and controlling a grouting operation are described. In one aspect, the method includes: performing the grouting operation by injecting grout into a borehole and cyclically: monitoring the borehole pressure until the borehole pressure equals a first pressure threshold; in response to determining that the borehole pressure equals the first pressure threshold, halting the injection of grout into the borehole; monitoring the borehole pressure until the borehole pressure decreases to a second pressure threshold, the second pressure threshold being lower than the first pressure threshold; in response to determining that the borehole pressure equals the second pressure threshold, restarting injection of grout into the borehole, until a terminating condition is satisfied and, as a result, terminating the grouting operation..
Mayland Metallic Materials Ltd.
Borates for photoactivated chemical bleaching
Where each r1, r2, and r3 and r4 is, independently, an alkyl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyl, with the proviso that at least one of r1, r2, and r3 and r4 is an alkyl group and at least two of r1, r2, r3 and r4 group is positively charged; x is an anion; and a equals 1, 2, or 3.. .
Constraining number of bits generated relative to vbv buffer
A method is provided for encoding multiple video frames in parallel. The method includes the steps of generating an estimated starting fullness level of a vbv buffer before encoding begins, beginning parallel frame encoding, monitoring the number of bits produced for each parallel frame during encoding, tracking the number of unencoded ctus within each parallel frame during encoding, continuously updating an actual fullness level of the vbv buffer relative to each parallel frame during encoding, and encoding in skip mode any remaining unencoded ctus in a particular frame and any preceding frames when the difference between the actual fullness level for a frame and a minimum fullness level for the vbv buffer equals the number of remaining unencoded ctus in that particular frame..
Arris Enterprises, Inc.
Determining a number of cluster groups associated with content identifying users eligible to receive the content
A social networking system receives an advertisement request including multiple sets of targeting criteria. To increase the number of users eligible to be presented with the advertisement request, the social networking system generates a cluster group associated with each set of targeting criteria.
Three-dimensional tilt and pan navigation using a single gesture
Systems and methods for providing tilt and pan navigation within a three-dimensional environment in response to a single gesture are provided. An exemplary computer-implemented method includes receiving, by one or more computing devices, data describing a drag performed by a user.
Method for parsing and calculating performance of satellite gravity field measurement by low-to-low satellite-to-satellite tracking
A method for calculating performance of satellite gravity field measurement by low-to-low satellite-to-satellite tracking, includes: acquiring parameters of gravity satellite system; calculating an effect of satellite loads on the power spectrum of nonspherical perturbation potential, so as to obtain an degree error variance; comparing degree error variance with degree variance given by kaula rule, and when degree error variance equals degree variance, considering that the highest degree of gravity field measurement is obtained, calculating geoid degree error and its accumulative error, gravity anomaly degree error and its accumulative error, so as to obtain the performance of satellite gravity field measurement by low-to-low satellite-to-satellite tracking. The method is capable of evaluating gravity field measurement performance quickly and effectively, obtaining a rule of effects of the gravity satellite system parameters on the gravity field measurement performance, so as to avoid shortcoming caused by numerical simulation..
Protective device for vehicle inverter
This invention provides a protective device for a vehicle inverter, with which an inverter element can be protected from overheating while preventing a reduction in drivability. The protective device for a vehicle inverter includes a maximum element temperature calculation unit that calculates a maximum element temperature among respective element temperatures of the inverter, and an element temperature output limit coefficient calculation unit that calculates an output limit value corresponding to the maximum element temperature, sets a current output limit value as a current output limit coefficient when the current output limit value is smaller than a preceding output limit coefficient, and sets, as the current output limit coefficient, a value obtained by adding a predetermined value determined in advance to the preceding output limit coefficient when the current output limit value equals or exceeds the preceding output limit coefficient..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Extraction of resistance associated with laterally diffused dopant profiles in cmos devices
Various embodiments provide systems, computer program products and computer implemented methods. In some embodiments, a system includes a computer-implemented method of determining a laterally diffuse dopant profile in semiconductor structures by providing first and second semiconductor structures having plurality of gate array structures in a silicided region separated from each other by a first distance and second distance.
Internal voltage generation circuit and semiconductor device including the same
An internal voltage generation circuit includes a first control signal generation unit suitable for generating a first control signal activated to a level of a second external voltage when a first external voltage is activated, a second control signal generation unit suitable for generating a second control signal that equals the higher of the second external voltage and an internal voltage, and a voltage generation unit suitable for generating the internal voltage by performing a charge pumping operation based on the second external voltage and an oscillation signal while blocking a current flowing through a generation node from which the internal voltage is generated, based on the first and second control signals.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.