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 Memory system with uniform decoder and operating  same patent thumbnailMemory 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 patent thumbnailIdentifying 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 patent thumbnailData 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 patent thumbnailRead-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 patent thumbnailElectronic 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 patent thumbnailFailure 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailSystem 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 patent thumbnailA 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.

Using error correcting codes for parity purposes

Software that provides a subset of error correcting code (ecc) bits to be used for parity purposes. The software performs the following steps: (i) providing, in a data block, a first set of redundant bits adapted to detect and correct errors in the data block, based, at least in part, on a first set of error detection/correction (edc) requirements; and (ii) providing, within the first set of redundant bits, a first sub-set of parity bit(s) adapted to provide single bit error detection for the data block.
International Business Machines Corporation

Compositions and methods for the treatment of sexual dysfunction

Described herein are pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in an individual. In some embodiments, the pharmaceutical composition includes a prolactin variant having a glycine residue at position 129 substituted with an amino acid other than glycine.

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.
Nvidia Corporation

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.
Facebook, Inc.

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; . .
Oce-technologies B.v.

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..
Kony, Inc.

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..
Zte Corporation

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.



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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