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 Auto frequency calibration method patent thumbnailnew patent Auto frequency calibration method
A method of generating an output signal includes determining a sampling period n according to a number of most significant bits (msbs) of a divider number control signal. The method also includes determining a first logic value of a control signal by a comparing circuit based on the sampling period n, and generating a coarse tuning signal by a code generating circuit based on a phase difference signal and the control signal.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


 Handling multiple task sequences in a stream processing framework patent thumbnailnew patent Handling multiple task sequences in a stream processing framework
The technology disclosed improves existing streaming processing systems by allowing the ability to both scale up and scale down resources within an infrastructure of a stream processing system. In particular, the technology disclosed relates to a dispatch system for a stream processing system that adapts its behavior according to a computational capacity of the system based on a run-time evaluation.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


 Solid state memory unit and  protecting a memory including verification of a sequence of requests for access to physical blocks patent thumbnailnew patent Solid state memory unit and protecting a memory including verification of a sequence of requests for access to physical blocks
A solid state memory unit and method for protecting a solid state memory having a microprocessor are disclosed. The method may include receiving user-input requests for access to blocks of the solid state memory, the blocks of the solid state memory storing ordered virtual files.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


 System and  controlling the harshness of nicotine-based dry powder formulations patent thumbnailnew patent System and controlling the harshness of nicotine-based dry powder formulations
A method of controlling or electing the harshness of inhaled nicotine powder formulations is described. The method includes the steps of identifying a concentration of nicotine for a subject to inhale to achieve a desired level of harshness per inhalation, identifying the total dose of nicotine to be inhaled by the subject, and providing the subject with an amount of a formulation comprising nicotine particles having the identified concentration of nicotine, such that the total amount of nicotine particles in the formulation equals the total dose of nicotine..
Sansa Corporation (barbados) Inc.


 Use of coumarin derivatives for the preparation of drugs for treating skin diseases patent thumbnailUse of coumarin derivatives for the preparation of drugs for treating skin diseases
Wherein n equals 0 or 1, z represents o or s, r1 represents one group chosen among the group consisting of hydrogen, c1-c7 alkyl, substituted, or not, by a halogen, a hydroxyl or a —o—r12 group, wherein r12 is a c1-c7 alkyl, a group —ch2—o—co—r5 wherein r5 is chosen among a hydrogen atom and a c1-c7 alkyl, substituted or not by at least one halogen, a group —o—r13, wherein r13 is chosen among hydrogen and a c1-c7 alkyl, an amine or a —ch2-amine, r′1 represents a group chosen among hydrogen and —o—r14, wherein r14 is chosen among hydrogen and a c1-c7 alkyl, and r2 is chosen among the group consisting of a c1-c7 alkyl, a c3-c6 cycloalkyl, an aryl group, and an heteroaryl group for the treatment of pathologies involving excess activity of at least one member of the kallikrein family.. .

 Quantification of inter-ocular suppression in binocular vision impairment patent thumbnailQuantification of inter-ocular suppression in binocular vision impairment
Systems, apparatus, and methods are provided for quantifying inter-ocular suppression in binocular vision impairment. The systems, apparatus, and methods may include a stimulus presentation device and a controller which present different stimuli to each eye of a patient.
The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Inc.


 Method for power budget patent thumbnailMethod for power budget
Methods and apparatus are provided for adjusting the power limit based on multiple factors including the current temperature, the previous temperature, and the target temperature. In one novel aspect, the device obtains the total power limit based on the base power and the delta power.
Mediatek Inc.


 Package structure patent thumbnailPackage structure
A package structure comprising: a substrate, having at least one conductive units provided at a first surface of the substrate; at least one first die, provided on a second surface of the substrate; a connecting layer, provided on the first die; a second die, provided on the connecting layer, wherein the connecting layer comprises at least one bump for connecting the first die; and at least one bonding wire. The connecting layer has a first touch side and a second touch side, the first touch side contacts a first surface of the first die and the second touch side contacts a second surface of the second die, an area of the first touch side is smaller than which for the first surface of the first die, and a size of the first die equals to which of the second die..
Mediatek Inc.


 Qr code detecting device and operation method thereof patent thumbnailQr code detecting device and operation method thereof
Disclosed are a qr code detection device and an operation method thereof. The qr code detection device comprises a body, a barcode detector and a barcode decoder.
Pixart Imaging Inc.


 Coding and decoding method using patterns and system thereof patent thumbnailCoding and decoding method using patterns and system thereof
Disclosed are coding and decoding methods using patterns and a system thereof. The object-images are obtained via detecting a pattern comprising objects.
Pixart Imaging Inc.


Rebuilding data while reading data in a dispersed storage network

A method includes sending, in response to read operation, read requests regarding a read threshold number of encoded data slices of a set of encoded data slices to storage units, where the read threshold number is between a decode threshold number and a total number of encoded data slices of the set of encoded data slices. The method further includes sending status inquiries regarding a remaining number of encoded data slices of the set of encoded slices to other storage units, where the remaining number equals the total number minus the read threshold number.
International Business Machines Corporation

Adjusting a dispersal parameter of dispersedly stored data

A method includes dispersed storage error encoding a data object into a plurality of sets of encoded data slices. The method further includes determining a local slice storage number, a local area network (lan) slice storage number, and a wide area network (wan) slice storage number, wherein a sum of the local slice number, the lan slice storage number, and the wan slice storage number equals the pillar width number.
International Business Machines Corporation

Polymer compound, radiation sensitive composition and pattern forming method

Wherein m1 equals 1 to 8, n1 equals 0 to 7, m1+n1 equals 4 to 8, m2 equals 1 to 8, n2 equals 0 to 7, m2+n2 equals 4 to 8, m1 equals m2, y represents 0 to 2, r1 represents a hydroxy group, a substituted or unsubstituted straight, branched or cyclic alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, or a halogen atom, r3 represents a hydrogen atom, a substituted or unsubstituted straight, branched or cyclic alkyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, each r2 independently represents any structure represented by general formula (2) in the specification, at least one r2 has an acid-dissociable site, and r5 represents a hydroxy group or —o—r2—o—*.. .

Construction machine

A controller sets a target flow rate of a regenerative hydraulic motor at zero or a low flow rate within an extent in which hydraulic pressure in a regeneration hydraulic line does not become negative pressure when a detected pressure ps detected by a pressure sensor is lower than a first set value previously set by overload relief valves, sets the target flow rate of the regenerative hydraulic motor at a value corresponding to the detected pressure when the detected pressure is higher than or equal to the first set value, and controls the revolution speed of a generator/motor in such a manner that a flow rate through the regenerative hydraulic motor equals the target flow rate. With such features, excellent operability equivalent to that in the conventional technology can be secured..
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Protection arrangement for a passenger of a vehicle, vehicle with the protection arrangement and manufacturing the protection arrangement

A protection arrangement for an occupant of a vehicle includes an air bag package and a structural component. The structural component includes a reception with a profile geometry for the air bag package.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Authentication of user computers

An approach for authenticating a user computer, connectable to a mobile network includes a computing device retrieving an attribute credential, the attribute credential certifying a set of user attributes, a device identifier for identifying the user computer to the mobile network, a location credential, the location credential certifying a device identifier and location data indicating a location of the user computer determined by the mobile network. The approach includes a computer producing an authentication token comprising the attribute credential, the location credential, the location data and a proof for proving that the device identifier in the attribute credential equals the device identifier in the location credential.
International Business Machines Corporation

Current balance method and current balance circuit thereof

The present disclosure illustrates a current balance method and a current balance circuit thereof. The current balance method is used in a multiphase digital pulse width modulator.
Anpec Electronics Corporation

Optical device

An object is to provide an optical device capable of relaxing a manufacturing condition for an optical waveguide used in the optical device. An optical device 500 is provided with an optical waveguide 200 including a core and a cladding optically joined together, and a temperature controller 600 that controls temperature of the optical waveguide, wherein the optical waveguide includes the core and the cladding formed such that a normalized frequency specified for light propagating through the optical waveguide changes across a cutoff frequency of a guided mode determined from a structure of the optical waveguide in a temperature range in which a refractive index of the core is higher than a refractive index of the clad.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Display driving circuit

The transformed video signal comprises an upper n bits data and a lower m bits data, wherein n+m equals a bit depth of the transformed video signal. The reference voltage generating circuit generates reference voltages.

Elevator position detection apparatus

In an elevator position detection apparatus, when a first diagnosis switch is closed, a diagnosis coil generates a first induced magnetic field, and when a second diagnosis switch is closed, the diagnosis coil generates a second induced magnetic field that is weaker than the first induced magnetic field. In a constant l output fault diagnosis mode in which the first induced magnetic field is generated, an output value of a measurement signal falls below a threshold regardless of whether or not a detection subject body is present in a detection region.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Communication apparatus and method

A communication apparatus configured to communicate with an external and to set a parameter for ensuring predetermined communication quality of received signal, includes a first communication circuit configured to set a first parameter in accordance with a first temperature thereof while the first communication circuit communicates with the external, and a second communication circuit configured to set a second parameter in accordance with a second temperature thereof while the first communication circuit communicates with the external, wherein when a difference between the first temperature and a temperature of the first communication circuit after setting the first parameter equals or exceeds a predetermined value, communicating with the external switches from the first communication circuit to the second communication circuit.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Method and system for parametric amplification

A system for converting an input oscillation having an input frequency into an output oscillation having an output frequency is disclosed. The system comprises: a controller configured for receiving the input oscillation and responsively generating a multi-component drive signal.
Technion Research & Development Foundation Limited

Display driving circuit and display device

The present invention provides a display driving circuit and a display device. The display driving circuit comprises a timing controller and a driving chip, and the timing controller comprises a first generation module and a first timing module.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Creating mechanical stamps to produce machine-readable optical labels

A tool for creating mechanical stamps that produce machine-readable optical labels. The tool selects an initial element of a list of two-dimensional labels.
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage-stable urea preparations which are suitable as rheology control agents

The invention relates to a urea preparation containing (a) 5 to 75 wt. % of one or more urea components which have a molecular weight of at least 350 g/mol and contain at least one urea group; (b) 15 to 95 wt.
Byk-chemie, Gmbh

Memory system with uniform decoder and operating same

A memory system includes a memory array including a plurality of memory cells, and an encoder operatively coupled to the memory array, for encoding an original data element to be programmed into the memory cells into a uniform data element in which the number of “0”s approximately equals the number of “1”s.. .
Macronix International Co., Ltd.

Identifying desynchronization between representations of data obtained from an ordered plurality of documents

In a method for identifying desynchronization between representations of data obtained from an ordered plurality of documents, a processor can receive ordered first and second pluralities of data strings obtained from the respective plurality of documents; compare each data string in the first plurality to the corresponding data string in the second plurality and to each data string sequentially before or sequentially after the corresponding data string in the second plurality; based on the comparison, designate each data string in the first plurality as being one of synchronized, leading, or trailing; identify a continuous sequence of n data strings in the first plurality that all have a designation of leading or all have a designation of trailing, where n equals or exceeds a specified sequence threshold; and generate a single error signal that identifies all n of the data strings in the continuous sequence as being desynchronized.. .
Ncr Corporation

Data storage integrity validation

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to, among other things, validating the integrity of received and/or stored data payloads. In some examples, a storage service may perform a first partitioning of a data object into first partitions based at least in part on a first operation.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Read-if-not-revision-equals protocol message

A method for a dispersed storage network begins by receiving one of at least a threshold number of dstn concurrency requests that includes a header section and a payload section. The method continues by determining, in response to the one of at least the threshold number of dstn concurrency requests, a most recent slice revision number based on a slice name contained in the slice name section.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic device and flexible connection device

An embodiment of the present disclosure provides an electronic device and a flexible connection device. The electronic device comprises a first body; a second body; and a flexible connection device, configured to connect the first body and the second body.
Lenovo (beijing) Limited

Failure estimation apparatus and failure estimation method

There is a need to improve estimation accuracy of a failure estimation method or its failure estimation apparatus that performs failure estimation on a targeted instrument based on history information about several instruments mounted with the same type of semiconductor device as an instrument targeted at failure estimation. A failure estimation apparatus that includes a history information database storing history information about a plurality of instruments mounted with the same type of semiconductor device and performs failure estimation on a targeted instrument mounted with a semiconductor device whose type equals the type, wherein the history information contains operation information and failure information; wherein the operation information indicates a chronological operating state of the semiconductor device mounted on the instruments; wherein the failure information indicates a failure cause of a failed instrument; and wherein the operating state is categorized into a plurality of classifications..
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Method of injection molding using one or more external sensors as a virtual cavity sensor

A injection molding method involves measuring, using at least one external sensor, a change in a parameter of a mold side of a mold cavity, approximating a condition within the mold cavity based on the change in the parameter, such as pressure within the mold cavity or flow front position, and comparing the approximated condition to a trigger point,. If the approximated condition equals or exceeds the trigger point, activating a virtual cavity sensor having an optimal pre-defined pressure-time curve, and upon activation, the virtual cavity sensor tracks an approximated condition calculated from the change in parameter measurements measured by the at least one external sensor over time.
Imflux Inc.

Method of injection molding using one or more strain gauges as a virtual sensor

A injection molding method involves measuring, using at least one strain gauge sensor, a change in strain in a mold side of a mold cavity, approximating a pressure within the mold cavity based on the change in strain, comparing the approximated pressure to a pre-set trigger point, and if the approximated pressure equals or exceeds the pre-set trigger point, activating a virtual cavity sensor having an optimal pre-defined pressure-time curve, wherein upon activation, the virtual cavity sensor tracks approximated pressures calculated from the change in strain measurements measured by the at least one strain gauge sensor over time and compares the results of the approximated pressure tracking to the optimal pre-defined pressure-time curve.. .
Imflux Inc.

System and tire rims configured to receive gravity-based devices

Systems and methods for accommodating gravity based devices within wheel rims. An exemplary method includes identifying a number of the gravity based devices to be contained within the wheel, identifying a type of each of the gravity based devices to be contained within the wheel, identifying, based on the type and the number of the gravity based devices, a location where each of the gravity based devices are to be installed within the wheel (i.e., the air hole locations), and generating holes in the rim, where the number of the holes equals the number of the gravity based devices, and where for each air hole location in the air hole locations a single hole in the holes is generated.
Intelliaire, Llc

A class d amplifier chip with duty ratio limiting functions and the device thereof

The present invention discloses a class d amplifier chip with duty ratio limiting functions and the device thereof, a class d amplifier chip includes triangle wave modules, pwm modulation modules, duty ratio detection modules and logic control modules, the input differential audio signals and triangle wave signals generated by the triangle wave module are converted into low voltage pulsed pwm signals through the pwm modulation module, then gets driving processed and generates high voltage pulses; the duty ratio detection module real-time detects the duty ratio of pwm signals, when the logic control module decides the duty ratio of the pwm signals is larger than the preset maximum value, the pwm module is controlled to stop working, equals to close the audio output of the class d amplifier device; which limits the amplitude of the output audio signals, avoids burning the speaker due to an overlarge amplitude.. .
Shenzhen Skyworth-rgb Electronic Co., Ltd.

Process for integrated circuit fabrication including a uniform depth tungsten recess technique

Dummy gates are removed from a pre-metal layer to produce a first opening (with a first length) and a second opening (with a second length longer than the first length). Work function metal for a metal gate electrode is provided in the first and second openings.
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

Method and positioning, spacing and securement of studs within top and bottom framing plates

An apparatus for positioning, spacing and securement of studs along a length of upper and lower framing plates. A body has first and second ribs, with the ribs being spaced such that the distance there between equals the approximate depth of the studs.

Hydraulic fluid energy regeneration device for work machine

Provided is a hydraulic fluid energy regeneration device for a work machine, including: a regeneration hydraulic motor driven by discharged return hydraulic fluid; a first hydraulic pump mechanically connected to the regeneration hydraulic motor; a second hydraulic pump that delivers an hydraulic fluid for driving a first hydraulic actuator and/or a second hydraulic actuator; a junction line that allows the hydraulic fluid delivered by the second hydraulic pump to be joined; a second regulator that regulates the delivery flow rate of the second hydraulic pump; and a first regulator that regulates the flow rate of the hydraulic fluid coming from the first hydraulic pump and flowing through the junction line. A control unit includes: a first computing part that calculates a demanded pump flow rate in accordance with the input target replacement command for the second hydraulic pump, the first computing part further outputting a control command to the first regulator in such a manner that the flow rate of the hydraulic fluid coming from the first hydraulic pump and flowing through the junction line equals to or lower than the demanded pump flow rate; and a second computing part that subtracts from the demanded pump flow rate the flow rate of the hydraulic fluid coming from the first hydraulic pump to obtain a target pump flow rate, the second computing part further outputting a control command to the second regulator in such a manner that the calculated target pump flow rate is attained..
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Mixing and conveying facility for dry building materials from a supply silo

The invention relates to a mixing and conveying system for dry mortar materials. The dry mortar materials can be obtained from a storage silo (1) through an openable closure panel (3).
S&p Clever Reinforcement Company Ag

Pattern based branch prediction

A method comprises identifying a number of branches (nb) and a number of iterations (ni) in a loop in an instruction stream, generating a number of forward branches until the number of forward branches equals nb, generating a non-branch instruction in between the forward branch instruction, recording in a memory, instruction stream generated and a history of each branch, an associated target address of each branch, and whether the branch is a taken branch or a not taken branch, determining whether a loop iterator number (i) is less than ni−1, generating a backward branch with a target address which is greater than or equal to the start address and is lesser than the current address responsive to determining that (i) is less than ni, and recording in the memory, a branch instruction of the generated backward branch and the associated target address of the backward branch.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Pattern based branch prediction

A method comprises identifying a number of branches (nb) and a number of iterations (ni) in a loop in an instruction stream, generating a number of forward branches until the number of forward branches equals nb, generating a non-branch instruction in between the forward branch instruction, recording in a memory, instruction stream generated and a history of each branch, an associated target address of each branch, and whether the branch is a taken branch or a not taken branch, determining whether a loop iterator number (i) is less than ni−1, generating a backward branch with a target address which is greater than or equal to the start address and is lesser than the current address responsive to determining that (i) is less than ni, and recording in the memory, a branch instruction of the generated backward branch and the associated target address of the backward branch.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Plain bearing

A plain bearing comprising a generally cylindrical sidewall having a first axial end and a second axial end; and a curved portion disposed at the first axial end, wherein the generally cylindrical sidewall has a thickness, wherein the curved portion has an effective material thickness, wherein the effective material thickness of the curved portion is n-times thicker than the thickness of the generally cylindrical sidewall, and wherein n equals 2, 3, 4, or even 5.. .
Saint-gobain Performance Plastics Corporation

Arc welding control method

There is provided an arc welding control method of alternating feeding of a welding wire between forward feeding and reverse feeding periodically according to a feeding rate pattern constituted of a forward feeding amplitude, a reverse feeding amplitude, a forward feeding period and a reverse feeding period, stored in correspondence to an average feeding rate setting value, and generating short-circuiting periods and arc periods to perform welding. An average feeding rate of the welding wire is detected, and at least one of the forward feeding amplitude, the reverse feeding amplitude, the forward feeding period or the reverse feeding period is changed so that the detected average feeding rate equals the average feeding rate setting value, thereby automatically correcting the feeding rate pattern..
Daihen Corporation

Adaptive frequency hopping (afh) with channel inhibition (ci) for bluetooth

Techniques for employing channel inhibition (ci) with adaptive frequency hopping (afh) in connection with bluetooth (bt) are discussed. One example system employing such techniques comprises a bt master component operating on a plurality of channels via afh; and a processor configured to: assign, based on a set of criteria, a first (e.g., ‘unused’) status and a priority level to one or more channels, and a second (e.g., ‘used’) status to each other channel; determine whether a total number of channels set as ‘used’ is less than a minimum number of required channels; and in response to a determination that the total number of channels set as ‘used’ is less than the minimum number, repeatedly assign a ‘used’ status to a channel having a lowest priority level among channels with the ‘unused’ status, until the total number of channels set as ‘used’ equals the minimum number..
Intel Ip Corporation

Systems and methods for detecting and acting on easter eggs hidden in media assets

Control circuitry may identify a media object in a frame of a media asset. Control circuitry may determine a frequency at which the media object occurs in other frames associated with the media asset.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Device for contactless optical distance measurement

A device for contactless optical distance measurement includes a polychromatic light source, a light analysis unit and a measurement head. The measurement head has an aperture opening and an optical lens system, which has a chromatic longitudinal aberration.
Grintech Gmbh

Backlight module and liquid-crystal display device using the same

A backlight module is provided, and includes: a plurality of led strings, each of which is formed from a plurality of leds connected in series and has an led string current flowing through it, and a dimming controller which controls the duty cycle of a voltage pulse wave supplied to each of the led strings, wherein the led string current of each of the led strings multiplied by the duty cycle of the voltage pulse wave for the same led string equals a value, and the error between the values of the led strings is within 6% of any of the values.. .
Innolux Corporation

Systems and methods for non-linear optimization of audience reach

Methods and systems are disclosed for an optimization system that recommends amounts of resources for use in reaching viewers during a media asset. The optimization system, using control circuitry, receives a user input of a first value of a resource and determines a first rate at which a number of unique household viewers reached during a first media asset changes for the first value.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Driving controlling liquid crystal panel pixels and liquid crystal panels

A driving controlling method of liquid crystal panel pixels and a liquid crystal panel are disclosed. The method includes: a charging period being configured for switching one frame of the liquid crystal panel, and at least one charging period comprises a high-voltage charging phase and a voltage correction phase.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Multiple processor core interrupt priority levels

A processor system includes at least two processor cores and an interrupt controller including interrupt priority registers configured for registering interrupt priorities of the respective processor cores. The processor system further includes at least two task timers associated with respective processor cores.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Private simultaneous authentication of equals

A passphrase is assigned to an end user device for use in authenticating the end user device for a network using sae. An identification of the end user device is determined during an authentication process.
Aerohive Networks, Inc.



Equals topics:
  • Ed Coating
  • Acknowledgement Message
  • Communication System
  • Concatenation
  • User Input
  • User Interface
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Differential Signal
  • Control Unit
  • Thermometer
  • Provisioning
  • Distributed
  • Unsaturated Fat
  • Triglyceride Molecule
  • Linoleic Acid


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