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05/19/16
20160142946 
 Multiple sim multiple network diversity for enhancing call connectivity patent thumbnailMultiple sim multiple network diversity for enhancing call connectivity
Methods and devices are disclosed for establishing a second call during a first call on a multi-sim communication device. A quality of the first call between a calling party and a called party using a first subscription for a first network may be determined to be degrading.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/19/16
20160140858 
 Grading ontological links based on certainty of evidential statements patent thumbnailGrading ontological links based on certainty of evidential statements
Mechanisms for evaluating a link between information concept entities are provided. A set of evidential data specifying a plurality of information concept entities is received and a link between at least two information concept entities in the set of evidential data is generated.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160140572 
 System and  data breach readiness and prediction patent thumbnailSystem and data breach readiness and prediction
A system for data breach readiness comprising computer executable code for presenting a questionnaire relating to data security practices; grading the answers to the questionnaire to determine a readiness score; presenting a task list comprising a list of tasks to be accomplished before a thresh hold readiness score is achieved; and presenting a user interface to update the task list to show that an entry in the task list has been completed.. .
Csr Professional Services, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140446 
 Grading sources and managing evidence for intelligence analysis patent thumbnailGrading sources and managing evidence for intelligence analysis
Mechanisms for evaluating an evidential statement in a corpus of evidence are provided. An evidential statement is received for determining a level of confidence in a hypothetical ontological link of an ontology.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139228 
 A multi-echo length and offset varied saturation (me-lovars)  chemical exchange saturation transfer (cest) mr imaging patent thumbnailA multi-echo length and offset varied saturation (me-lovars) chemical exchange saturation transfer (cest) mr imaging
The present invention provides a novel approach for cest mr imaging, called multi-echo length and offset varied saturation (me-lovars) cest. This method allows efficient collection of additional cest data without penalty in scan time, which could be useful for enhancing the contrast, increasing the specificity or improving quantification of exchange.
The Johns Hopkins University


05/19/16
20160138035 
 Consolidated pretreatment and hydrolysis of plant biomass expressing cell wall degrading enzymes patent thumbnailConsolidated pretreatment and hydrolysis of plant biomass expressing cell wall degrading enzymes
Methods for consolidated pretreatment and hydrolysis of genetically engineered plants expressing cell wall degrading enzymes are provided. Expression cassettes and vectors for making transgenic plants are described.
Agrivida, Inc.


05/19/16
20160137701 
 Secretagogues derived from oxalobacter formigenes patent thumbnailSecretagogues derived from oxalobacter formigenes
The present invention relates to a secretagogue compound derived from oxalate degrading bacteria, for use in the treatment of an oxalate related disease and/or oxalate related imbalance in a subject, wherein the administration of the secretagogue results in a reduction of urinary oxalate and/or plasma oxalate in the subject. The invention further relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising such a secretagogue compound, a method for treating a subject suffering from an oxalate related disease, and to a method for preparing a secretagogue..
Oxthera Intellectual Property Ab


05/19/16
20160136522 
 System for upgrading and screening of task and its implementing method patent thumbnailSystem for upgrading and screening of task and its implementing method
A system for upgrading and screening of task and its implementing method is provided, which is mainly formed by at least one mobile information device and a task database. The task database receives a creation application of a task stronghold submitted from the mobile information device.
Unique Monster Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160136230 
 Novel compounds patent thumbnailNovel compounds
Or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, compositions, combinations and medicaments containing said compounds and processes for their preparation. The invention also relates to the use of said compounds, combinations, compositions and medicaments, for example as inhibitors of the activity of the estrogen receptor, including degrading the estrogen receptor, the treatment of diseases and conditions mediated by the estrogen receptor..

05/19/16
20160135522 
 Detachable wrist coach patent thumbnailDetachable wrist coach
A detachable wrist coach has a detachable sheet of football plays in a transparent pocket joined to a sweatband by hook-and-loop fasteners. The detachable sheet can be separated from the sweatband so that the sweatband can be cleaned without degrading the transparent pocket or getting water into it.
Sound Shore Innovations L.l.c.


05/19/16
20160135472 

Method of producing a baked product with alpha-amylase, lipase and phospholipase


The present invention provides a method of producing a baked product having reduced crumb elasticity, said method comprising adding a raw starch degrading alpha-amylase, a lipase and a phospholipase to dough ingredients comprising flour, water, and yeast and mixing to prepare a dough; leavening the dough; and baking the dough to obtain the baked product.. .
Novozymes A/s


05/12/16
20160134476 

Method for controlling changes in a computer system


The present disclosure relates to a computer implemented method for controlling changes in at least a first and a second computer system, the first computer system comprising a first development server that is connected to a production server, wherein the production server comprises a first application having a first configuration, wherein the first configuration comprises at least one of a software and hardware configuration, wherein the first development server is configured to perform at least one of providing and modifying the first application at the first development server by generating a modified configuration from the first configuration, the second computer system comprising a second development server for upgrading the first application using the modified first application. The method comprises providing a central management module that is in communication with the first computer system and the second computer system; providing an input data interface; configuring the first computer system to communicate with the central management module via the input data interface; receiving at the central management module from the first computer sys-tem via the input data interface data indicative of a change in the first configuration, the change resulting in a second application having a second configuration, wherein the second configuration comprises at least one of a software and hardware configuration; processing by the central management module the received data for determining at least one component of the second computer system that are affected by the change; determining by the central management module using the determined components at least one update task for implementing the change in the second computer system..

05/12/16
20160133361 

Material comprising reduced graphene oxide, a device comprising the material and a producing the material


The present invention relates to a material comprising reduced graphene oxide, wherein the degree of reduction of the graphene oxide exhibits a spatial variation so that the material exhibits a gradient in the electric conductivity and/or permittivity. The material can for example be used in an electric device for purposes of field grading and/or dissipation of charges.
Abb Technology Ltd


05/12/16
20160132584 

System and dynamically clustering data items


A method for dynamically clustering data items, the method comprising: receiving a plurality of data items originating from at least two sources, a plurality of distinct metadata details, and data indicative of associations between the data items and the metadata details, wherein each data item is associated with at least one metadata detail indicative of its owner, and wherein at least a first data item originating from a first source and a second data item originating from a second source are related data items associated with at least one shared metadata detail; grading probabilities of relationships between at least one of the data items and at least one of the metadata details; clustering the data items into one or more clusters, based on the calculated probabilities; and, optionally, sharing clusters and meta-clusters between users.. .
Sphereup Ltd.


05/12/16
20160132550 

Methods for maintaining infrastructure equipment and related apparatus


Apparatus and methods for managing and upgrading components in an infrastructure are provided. Records relating to components may be retrieved from a database and separated into subsets based on conditions of those components, the types of those components, deterioration models of those components, and/or other factors.
Copperleaf Technologies Inc.


05/12/16
20160132318 

Notifications framework for distributed software upgrades


Techniques for managing an upgrade operation comprising multiple upgrade process executing on multiple host machines (or hosts) for upgrading software applications on the multiple hosts. Techniques are disclosed for managing notifications that are generated by the multiple upgrade processes during execution, and more particular, techniques for reducing the number of notifications that are sent to a user.
Oracle International Corporation


05/12/16
20160132316 

Timing report framework for distributed software upgrades


Techniques for concurrently upgrading one or more software applications hosted by one or multiple hosts. Checkpoint data associated with the upgrade processes executing on the multiple hosts may be generated during the overall upgrade operation.
Oracle International Corporation


05/12/16
20160130620 

Biocatalyst for simultaneously degrading lignin and cellulose, and manufacturing hydrolysate and biofuel using the same


The present disclosure relates to a method for simultaneously degrading lignin and cellulose and for boosting effect on the cellulase activity using a specific catalyst. Since the present disclosure allows for the preparation of sugars by degrading not only lignin but also cellulose and hemicellulose using the enzymes which were previously known only as lignin-degrading biocatalysts, it provides the advantage that the preparation of a hydrolysate as a source material for the production of biofuels or biochemicals from lignocellulosic biomass can be simplified and facilitated.
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology


05/12/16
20160128978 

Pharmaceutical for improving dysphagia


A dysphagia improving composition characterized in that a substance having an inhibitory action on an angiotensin converting enzyme, which is a degrading enzyme of substance p, is administered locally in a dosage not influencing blood pressure, and a pharmaceutical for improving dysphagia containing the composition.. .
Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127215 

Packet loss and bandwidth coordination


A method of transmitting a stream of packets over a network, the method comprising the steps of: a transmitting device maintaining a measure of network quality; analyzing the measure of network quality so as to determine whether the bandwidth of the network is degrading, beyond a predetermined threshold, the network quality for a transmission over the network; the transmitting device determining a transmission bitrate and a proportion of redundancy in dependence on the analysis; the transmitting device packetising media data and redundancy data in dependence on the determined proportion to generate a stream of packets; and the transmitting device transmitting the generated stream at a rate commensurate with the determined transmission bitrate.. .
Imagination Technologies Limited


05/05/16
20160126793 

Structure for preventing scattering of magnet and retaining magnet for rotating electrical machine


In a rotating electrical machine, in the case where a cylindrical component is fixed by press fitting or the like, the opening edge of the cylindrical component is widened toward the end to provide peeps for facilitating the insertion of the cylindrical component. However, the outer shape of a rotor expands due to the peeps, and a gap needs to be provided between the rotor and a stator in consideration of the expanded portion of the outer shape, which causes the degradation of the performance of the rotating electrical machine.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.


05/05/16
20160125645 

Grading and monitoring of a geographical region


A grading and monitoring system that evaluates a quality of index of a neighborhood via satellite images in described. The system utilizes a fuzzy-logic rule based technique in determining the quality of the neighborhood.
Umm Al-qura University


05/05/16
20160124741 

Orchestration of software applications upgrade using automatic hang detection


In an upgrade infrastructure performing an overall upgrade operation comprising multiple upgrade processes being executed, possibly concurrently, on multiple hosts for upgrading one or more software applications hosted by hosts, automated hang detection mechanisms are disclosed for quickly, efficiently, and automatically detecting when one or more of the upgrade process are in a hang state. Different hang detection techniques are described including a metadata-driven hang detection mechanism and a code-driven hang detection mechanism..
Oracle International Corporation


05/05/16
20160122667 

Upgrading hydrocarbon pyrolysis products


The invention relates to a process for upgrading pyrolysis tar, such as steam cracker tar, in the presence of a utility fluid. The utility fluid contains 2-ring and/or 3-ring aromatics and has solubility blending number (sbn)≧120.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.


05/05/16
20160121013 

Fibres, a process for producing such fibres and a wound dressing incorporating them


Multi component fibres for the reduction of the damaging activity of wound exudate components such as protein degrading enzymes and inflammatory mediators in wounds, the fibres comprising: from 10% to 100% by weight of the fibres of pectin and a sacrificial proteinaceous material in a weight ratio of 100:0 to 10:90 pectin to sacrificial proteinaceous material and from 0% to 90% by weight of the fibres of another polysaccharide or a water soluble polymer.. .
Convatec Technologies Inc.


04/28/16
20160115466 

Enzyme and uses thereof


The present invention relates generally to methods and materials relating to newly characterised enzymes from pusillimonas noertemannii, or variants thereof, capable degrading poly-γ-d-glutamic acid, for example as is present in the capsule of b. Anthracis.
Ucl Business Plc


04/28/16
20160115410 

Upgrading coal fines using microalgae


A method for upgrading coal fines by separating out at least some mineral components is provided. The method comprises the treatment of optionally graded coal fines with micro-algae in aqueous medium to form a slurry under conditions that permit adsorption of micro-algae onto particles of coal fines.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


04/28/16
20160115093 

Method for upgrading hydrocarbon using c4, c5 and c6 streams


The present disclosure relates to a method for upgrading hydrocarbon using c4, c5 and c6 streams, and more specifically, to a method for upgrading hydrocarbons using c4, c5 and c6 streams. The method includes the steps of: preparing c4, c5 and c6 streams, which are the products of naphtha catalytic cracking (ncc) process, heavy oil upgrading process, thermal cracking process, or fluidized catalytic cracking (fcc or rfcc) process; oligomerizing the c4, c5 and c6 streams with a catalyst to produce branched unsaturated hydrocarbons; and fractional distillating the branched unsaturated hydrocarbons to separate into c14-18 products or c32-40 products..
Sk Energy Co., Ltd.


04/21/16
20160110528 

Methods and systems for using behavioral analysis towards efficient continuous authentication


A computing device processor may be configured with processor-executable instructions to implement methods of using behavioral analysis and machine learning techniques to identify, prevent, correct, and/or otherwise respond to malicious or performance-degrading behaviors of the computing device. As part of these operations, the processor may perform multifactor authentication operations that include determining one or more of a transaction type criticality value, a user confidence value, a software integrity confidence value, and a historical behavior value, using the one or more of these values to determine a number of authentication factors that are be evaluated when authenticating a user of the computing device, and authenticating the user by evaluating the determined number of authentication factors..

04/21/16
20160110181 

Method and device for upgrading a router


A method for upgrading a first router apparatus of at least two router apparatuses communicating with a terminal and a server includes detecting whether an application in the first router apparatus needs to be upgraded and, if the application needs to be upgraded, acquiring an upgrade file from the server through a communication link between a second router apparatus of the at least two router apparatuses and the server. The method further includes sending the upgrade file to the first router apparatus..

04/21/16
20160109757 

Retardation film, composition, manufacturing retardation film, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device


An object of the present invention is to provide a film capable of giving a necessary retardation without degrading the contrast. The present invention provides a retardation film formed from a composition which includes a polymer compound, a rod-like liquid crystal compound and a photo-reactive compound, wherein the polymer compound has a side chain which has one or more azo groups and/or cynnamate groups, and 3 or more and 10 or less arylene groups; the side chain further has an optionally substituted amino group, or a hydrocarbon group at the terminal; an absolute value of difference between an sp value of the polymer compound and an sp value of the photo-reactive compound is 1.1 or less; and an in-plane retardation of the film at wavelength of 550 nm is 10 nm or more and 200 nm or less..

04/21/16
20160109450 

Method for monitoring metastasis of cancer cells using cells cultured in three dimensional collagen environment


The present invention relates to a method for monitoring migration, invasion, and metastasis of cancer cells by observing the shape of cancer cells cultured in a three-dimensional environment and measuring the activity, expression, and changes in expression sites of proteins associated with invadopodia formation and metastasis, and the degradation of an extracellular matrix; and to a method for screening a cancer metastasis inhibitor. More specifically, it was verified that the reduction in c-jun phosphorylation induced the increase in snail1 and the decrease in cortactin expression in the cells cultured in a three-dimensional environment and the expression regulation relations between the proteins were identical to those in breast cancer tissues obtained from patients.

04/21/16
20160108323 

Upgrading alcohols, diols and glycols to larger products


In brief, the invention is a process for the conversion of molecules containing one or more alcohol functionalities to larger molecules. Alcohols such as methanol, ethanol, propanol and hexanol and diols/glycols, such a propylene glycol and butanediol are fed to supported metal catalyst such as a noble metal/solid acid catalyst in the presence of hydrogen at elevated temperatures and pressures create a mixture of hydrocarbon and oxygenate products..

04/21/16
20160108074 

Solid acid catalyst for preparing a monosaccharide and preparing a monosaccharide from seaweed using the same


A solid acid catalyst for preparing a monosaccharide by degrading agarose includes a particle having a carbonized chaff and a sulfonyl group which is chemically bound on a surface of the carbonized chaff. A method of preparing the monosaccharides from seaweed using the solid acid catalyst includes reacting agarose with the solid acid catalyst, thereby preparing the monosaccharide by using an economical and efficient process..

04/21/16
20160107981 

Polymer degradation


A method of degrading a polymer into oligomers and/or monomers in a solvent, using a catalyst, and a functionalized magnetic particle comprising a catalyst being capable of degrading the polymer into oligomers and/or monomers. The present method and particle provide a high selectivity and a high conversion ratio..

04/21/16
20160107162 

Roller pair, measuring device, product-processing installation, and method


Roller pairs (1, 1′) for processing a product, containing two grinding rollers (1; 1′), wherein at least one roller (1; 1′) contains at least one sensor (2; 2′) for obtaining measured values that characterize a state of at least one of the rollers (1; 1′), in particular a state of a circumferential surface (3, 3′). The sensor (2; 2′) has a data connection to a data transmitter (4; 4′) designed to transmit the measured values to a data receiver (5; 5′) in an contact-free manner.

04/14/16
20160105606 

Image processing electronic endoscope, electronic endoscope system, and image processing electronic endoscope


In the case where a value of the aspect ratio of the display area of an image display device is larger than a value of the aspect ratio of a captured image indicated by an imaging signal, image processing for making the magnification of an image of a peripheral portion outside a central portion of the captured image larger than the magnification of an image of the central portion so as to match the aspect ratio of the display area of the image display device is performed. Accordingly, the magnification of the image of the peripheral portion of the captured image is increased by using the display area that is elongated in the horizontal direction, without degrading the visibility of the image of the central portion of the captured image.

04/14/16
20160105504 

Storage management operations based on executable files served on demand to storage management components


Systems and methods are disclosed for speedily upgrading (e.g., via service packs) components of a storage management system, such as media agents and data agents, which may number in the thousands. The disclosed methods and systems provide a lightweight and flexible approach.

04/14/16
20160103996 

Methods and systems for behavioral analysis of mobile device behaviors based on user persona information


A computing device processor may be configured with processor-executable instructions to implement methods of using behavioral analysis and machine learning techniques to identify, prevent, correct, or otherwise respond to malicious or performance-degrading behaviors of the computing device. As part of these operations, the processor may generate user-persona information that characterizes the user based on that user's activities, preferences, age, occupation, habits, moods, emotional states, personality, device usage patterns, etc.

04/14/16
20160103754 

Method and system for grading a computer program


The system includes a receiving module configured to receive a first set of data and a second set of data, wherein the first set of data comprises one or more high quality objects, and one or more ungraded objects, wherein the second set of data comprises one or more ungraded objects, an identification module configured to identify the one or more high quality objects, an extraction module is configured to extract one or more features from each high quality object of the one or more high quality objects, a building module is configured to build a predictive model based on the one or more features extracted for the each high quality object, a comparison module configured to compares the one or more ungraded objects and the one or more high quality objects, and an assessment module configured to score the one or more ungraded objects.. .

04/14/16
20160103672 

Firmware upgrade method and system


Provided are a method and system for upgrading firmware. The method includes: an upgrading control single board receives a firmware upgrading request from a master control single board, wherein the firmware upgrading request carries firmware upgrading parameter information; the upgrading control single board determines, according to the firmware upgrading parameter information, a sublink to be upgraded corresponding to the firmware upgrading parameter information; and the upgrading control single board acquires, from the master control single board, firmware upgrading data corresponding to the sublink to be upgraded, and upgrades, by adopting the firmware upgrading data, one or more pieces of firmware on the sublink to be upgraded.

04/14/16
20160102546 

Fluid flow location identification system and determining location of flow contributions in a commingled fluid


A fluid flow location identification system includes, a tubular having at least a first opening and a second opening therethrough, wherein the first component is degraded at least by fluid flowing from an outside of the tubular to an inside of the tubular through the first opening and the second component is degraded at least by fluid flowing from an outside of the tubular to the inside of the tubular through the second opening. Trace amounts of a first identifier are releasable into fluid degrading the first component, trace amounts of a second identifier are releasable into fluid degrading the second component.

04/14/16
20160102193 

Rubber composition for tires and pneumatic tire


The present invention aims to provide rubber compositions for tires that contain a natural rubber achieving a balanced improvement in abrasion resistance, breaking performance, and processability to achieve a balanced improvement in abrasion resistance, breaking performance, and processability, and also provide pneumatic tires containing such rubber compositions for tires. Included is a rubber composition for tires comprising a modified natural rubber prepared by treating natural rubber latex with a proteolytic enzyme, and then treating the treated natural rubber latex with a lipolytic enzyme and/or a phospholipid degrading enzyme.

04/14/16
20160101658 

Upgradable universal tire pressure monitoring device, system, and system implementation methods


This invention relates to tire pressure monitoring technology. More particularly, the invention relates to upgradeable universal tire pressure monitoring device, system, and system implementation methods.

04/07/16
20160100204 

Media management based on derived quantitative data of quality


Systems, methods, and computer readable media for media management provide a derived quantitative data of quality for video media files. The method embodiment comprises receiving a request for a video media file, identifying one or more video media files associated with the request, measuring at least one audio or visual quality associated with each video media file by analyzing at least one of: compression artifacts or grading for the each video media file, generating quantitative data based on the measured at least one audio or visual quality for the each video media file, and returning the quantitative data associated with the each video media file.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.


04/07/16
20160098443 

Data access management during zero downtime upgrade


A zero downtime upgrade procedure upgrading a source system to a target system is initiated that prepares software for the target system in parallel to the operation of the source system. As part of the upgrade procedure, source tables of the source system are renamed.

04/07/16
20160097044 

Antimicrobial enzyme fusions reduce resistance and kill intracellular staphylococcus aureus


Multi-drug resistant bacteria are a persistent problem in modern health care, food safety and animal health. There is a need for new antimicrobials to replace over-used conventional antibiotics.
The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of Agriculture


04/07/16
20160096782 

Methods and apparatuses for processing bio-derived normal nonane


Methods for forming bio-derived fuel products, upgrading bio-derived feedstocks, and processing bio-derived normal nonane are provided. In an embodiment, a method for forming a bio-derived fuel product includes providing a bio-derived hydrocarbon stream comprising at least about 50 wt % normal nonane and having a research octane number of less than about 10.
Uop Llc


03/31/16
20160093172 

Gaming machine


A gaming machine includes: a display device; a storage device configured to store payout data indicative of relation between symbols and payouts; a controller configured to modify a setting of the group of reel strips, at a time of the second game so that the symbol arrays used in the second game leads to a higher expectation value for a payout determined based on a single set of the payout data, as compared with the symbol arrays used in the base game; and an input device for entering a selection of selectable targets displayed on the display device, the selectable targets including a selectable target corresponding to success and a selectable target corresponding to fail. When a payout is determined in the second game and the selectable target corresponding to success is selected through the input device, the controller executes a process of upgrading the payout through a predetermined calculation..
Aruze Gaming America, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092841 

Mobile job posting


A mobile computing device displays details of a job that is posted on a social networking service as an unpaid job posting together with an option for upgrading the unpaid job posting to a paid job posting with associated advantages in comparison to the unpaid job posting. The mobile computing device displays a fee for the upgrade and at least one of the associated advantages of the paid job posting.
Linkedln Corporation


03/31/16
20160092555 

Data aging in hana using grading attributes


According to an embodiment of the present disclosures, systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable mediums having program instructions thereon, provide for process of segregating data from database tables into different layers depending on the frequency of access to the data—so that each layer of the data can be stored in an appropriate storage mechanism. For example, infrequently-accessed data can be stored in a hard disk drive (hdd) and frequently-accessed can be stored in random-access memory (ram).

03/31/16
20160092244 

Configuration grading and prioritization during reboot


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method of configuring a device in a network, the method including loading one or more system configuration commands into an active memory; processing the one or more system configuration commands; loading one or more blocks of customer commands into an active memory; and processing each of the one or more blocks of customer commands, wherein each block is processed as soon as it is loaded into the active memory.. .
Alcatel-lucent Usa, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091684 

System and fiber distribution


A closure (15) is installed at a network distribution point to facilitate upgrading a subscriber network (10) to extend optical fibers closer to the subscribers (18). The closure (15) may include active equipment to convert optical signals to electrical signals.
Tyco Electronics Raychem Bvba


03/31/16
20160090674 

Seam allowance guide aide label, sewing with color label


A seam allowance guide aide label, sewing with color label, to be applied to the surface of a sewing machine plate, as a stick-on label. The label has imprinted vertical and horizontal lines with colors; the first vertical line is the guideline to align the label to the default needle position for applying the label to the sewing machine's plate.

03/31/16
20160089660 

Photocatalytic filter for degrading mixed gas and manufacturing method thereof


The present disclosure relates to a photocatalytic filter, the surface of which has enhanced adsorption performance so that mixed gases including a gas that reacts later in a competitive reaction can be degraded from the initial stage of a photocatalytic reaction, and to a manufacturing method thereof. The method includes: dispersing carbon dioxide (tio2) nanopowder as a photocatalyst and one or more metal compounds in water to prepare a photocatalytic dispersion; coating a support with the photocatalytic dispersion; drying the coated support; and sintering the dried support.
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160089659 

Photocatalytic filter for degrading mixed gas and manufacturing method thereof


The present disclosure relates to a photocatalytic filter, the surface of which has enhanced adsorption performance so that mixed gases including a gas that reacts later in a competitive reaction can be degraded from the initial stage of a photocatalytic reaction, and to a manufacturing method thereof. The method includes: dispersing carbon dioxide (tio2) nanopowder as a photocatalyst and one or more metal compounds in water to prepare a photocatalytic dispersion; coating a support with the photocatalytic dispersion; drying the coated support; and sintering the dried support.
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160089640 

Asymmetric integrally-skinned flat sheet membranes for h2 purification and natural gas upgrading


An asymmetric integrally-skinned flat sheet membrane comprising a miscible blend of an aromatic polyethersulfone (pes) polymer and an aromatic polyimide polymer is used for gas separations such as hydrogen purification, separation of hydrogen and methane and to separate other gases and liquids. Uv radiation may be applied to the surface of the membrane for improved properties..
Uop Llc


03/31/16
20160089629 

Asymmetric integrally-skinned flat sheet membranes for h2 purification and natural gas upgrading


An asymmetric integrally-skinned flat sheet membrane comprising a miscible blend of an aromatic polyethersulfone (pes) polymer and an aromatic polyimide polymer is used for gas separations such as hydrogen purification, separation of hydrogen and methane and to separate other gases and liquids. Uv radiation may be applied to the surface of the membrane for improved properties..
Uop Llc


03/24/16
20160088009 

Secure behavior analysis over trusted execution environment


Systems and methods for recognizing and reacting to malicious or performance-degrading behaviors in a mobile computing device include observing mobile device behaviors in an observer module within a privileged-normal portion of a secure operating environment to identify a suspicious mobile device behavior. The observer module may generate a behavior vector based on the observations, and provide the vector to an analyzer module in an unprivileged-secure portion of the secure operating environment.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160087533 

Slab inductor device providing efficient on-chip supply voltage conversion and regulation


A method is disclosed to operate a voltage conversion circuit such as a buck regulator circuit that has a plurality of switches coupled to a voltage source; a slab inductor having a length, a width and a thickness, where the slab inductor is coupled between the plurality of switches and a load and carries a load current during operation of the plurality of switches; and a means to reduce or cancel the detrimental effect of other wires on same chip, such as a power grid, potentially conducting return current and thereby degrading the functionality of this slab inductor. In one embodiment the wires can be moved further away from the slab inductor and in another embodiment magnetic materials can be used to shield the slab inductor from at least one such interfering conductor..
International Business Machines Corporation


03/24/16
20160087444 

A module for storing/drawing electricity in/from an electric accumulator applicable to photovoltaic systems, a photovoltaic system and a upgrading a photovoltaic system


The module according to the present invention is used for accumulating/drawing electricity in/from an electric accumulator (502); the module comprises first terminals and second terminals; the first terminals are adapted to be connected to a photovoltaic panel (501) and to an inverter (504), and the second terminals are adapted to be connected to the electric accumulator (502); the module comprises a conversion unit (503) adapted to be connected between the first terminals and the second terminals; the conversion unit (503) comprises, in turn, a two-way dc/dc converter (550) adapted to convert a first energy flow generated by the photovoltaic panel (401, 501) to store it in the accumulator (502) and a second energy flow drawn from the accumulator (502) to supply it to the inverter (504), the two-way dc/dc converter (450, 550) is configured to convert said first energy flow and said second energy flow in a selective manner. The module is characterized in that comprises: power detector means (507) adapted to be connected between a user arrangement (520), which comprises the inverter (504), in particular of the type with mppt, and a user (506), and a public electric grid (508), and adapted to detect the power flowing between the user arrangement (520) and the public electric grid (508) and vice versa between the public electric grid (508) and the user arrangement (520); the conversion unit (403, 503) comprises a control unit (501) connected to the power detector means (507) and adapted to control the two-way dc/dc converter (550) as a function of signals generated by the power detector means (507).

03/24/16
20160087241 

Organic light-emitting display device and manufacturing organic light-emitting display device


An organic light-emitting display (oled) device and a method for manufacturing an oled device are provided. A thin-film transistor is disposed on a lower substrate.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160086571 

Image display device, test device using image display device, and image display method


To provide an image display device and an image display method capable of causing an image displayed on a display device to be visually recognized without degrading the operability of the user. A scroll amount of an image displayed in an image display area is specified according to an operation of scrolling the image displayed in the image display area, the scroll amount is regulated so that the image displayed in the image display area is not out of the image display area if the image displayed in the image display area is scrolled to be out of the image display area when the image displayed in the image display area is scrolled according to the specified scroll amount, and a display mode of at least a portion of a peripheral area of the image display area is changed..
Anritsu Corporation


03/24/16
20160083705 

Enzyme compositions for the improvement of fermentation processes and by-products


The present technology relates to novel enzyme compositions for the use in processes of producing a fermentation product, in particular ethanol. The use of the disclosed enzyme composition results in improving the quality of by-products in the fermentative production process since they are capable of optimal degrading components in the fermented mash in the fermentation process..
Direvo Industrial Biotechnology Gmbh


03/24/16
20160083641 

Solids free gellable treatment fluids


Gellable treatment fluids containing an amps-acrylamide bipolymer and a suitable surfactant can be used in various subterranean operations where it is necessary for the treatment fluid to remain in a gelled state for extended periods of time at high formation temperatures. The gellable treatment fluids are thermally-stable, solids-free self-degrading treatment fluid compositions useful in fluid loss pill, kill pill, perforation pill and other gel treatment applications..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083455 

Antiviral agent against animal viruses


Disclosed herein is an antiviral agent against animal viruses. The antiviral agent contains a protein or a nucleic acid sequence encoding the protein, as an active ingredient, the protein having binding ability and degrading ability to foreign nucleic acid chains invaded in an animal cell and that has no cytotoxicity to the animal cell itself.
Ministry Of Food, Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries, National Veterinary Research & Quaranti


03/24/16
20160083302 

Polycrystalline chalcogenide ceramic material


The invention relates to a polycrystalline ir transparent material produced by sintering chalcogenide powder, e.g., zns powder, using hot uniaxial pressing followed by hot isostatic pressing. The microstructure of the material described in this disclosure is much finer than that found in material produced using the state of the art process.
Schott Corporation


03/24/16
20160083270 

A degrading contaminants / pollutants from a material and structures for carrying out said method


A method of removing contaminants from liquid passing over a surface by applying a photocatalyst to said surface 2, such that when a liquid passes over said surface in the presence of solar power, contaminants are degraded to less harmful compounds in said liquid. The photocatalyst is typically titanium dioxide applied as a coating on a surface such as glass or metal and can be used to degrade contaminants in effluents from industrial processes such as the textile or paper industries when liquid from those processes flows over the coating..
Swansea University


03/24/16
20160082260 

Architectures for an implantable medical device system


An improved architecture for an implantable medical device such as an implantable pulse generator (ipg) is disclosed. In one embodiment, the various functional blocks for the ipg are incorporated into a signal integrated circuit (ic).
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation


03/24/16
20160082033 

Compositions of selenoorganic compounds and methods of use thereof


The present application relates to compositions comprising selenium compounds, such as 5′-methylselenoadenosine, a compound of formula (i), and combinations thereof, and methods of using the same for inhibiting β amyloid aggregation, apoe4 expression, p38 or tau protein phosphorylation, or increasing neprilysin and insulin degrading enzyme expression.. .
Alltech, Inc.


03/24/16
20160081369 

Methods of preparing more digestible animal feed


Disclosed herein are methods of treating an edible fiber source to make an animal feed with increased digestible energy. An exemplary method includes hydrolyzing the edible fiber source with an inorganic fiber hydrolyzing agent in a twin screw mixer that shears the edible fiber to a size of between 0.5 to 25 mm.
Archer Daniels Midland Company


03/17/16
20160078577 

Method and system for automating the accountability of service professionals via consumer education and rating


Apparatus 510 assists in regulating the quality of services of providers. A server computer 512 comprises a processing unit 514 and a computer-readable medium which stores a task database 516, a time goal database 518, a job database 520, an actual task time database 522, a task weight database 524, an interim task grade database 526, and a grading algorithm 528 responsive to information in the time goal database to generate interim grades which are stored in interim task grade database 526.

03/17/16
20160078553 

Device account upgrade-at-claim


A method of upgrading a device account is provided, the method comprising: disposing a processor in communication with a software package, wherein said software package is capable of receiving a data file containing a current device account status indicator from a device account status data provider; referencing said data file to inform a decision regarding whether a device account owner is eligible for an account upgrade at the time a device account claim is processed; and notifying said owner whether a device protection account upgrade is available. A related system appropriate for upgrading a device account is also provided, the system comprising: a processor disposed in communication with a software package, wherein said software package is programmed with means for receiving a data file containing a current device account status indicator from a device account status data provider; means for referencing said data file to inform a decision regarding whether a device account owner is eligible for an account upgrade at the time a device account claim is processed; and means for notifying said device account owner whether a device account upgrade is available..
Asurion, Llc


03/17/16
20160078393 

Method and system for automating the accountability of service professionals via consumer education and rating


Apparatus 510 assists in regulating the quality of services of providers. A server computer 512 comprises a processing unit 514 and a computer-readable medium which stores a task database 516, a time goal database 518, a job database 520, an actual task time database 522, a task weight database 524, an interim task grade database 526, and a grading algorithm 528 responsive to information in the time goal database to generate interim grades which are stored in interim task grade database 526.

03/17/16
20160078362 

Methods and systems of dynamically determining feature sets for the efficient classification of mobile device behaviors


Methods and devices for detecting suspicious or performance-degrading mobile device behaviors may include monitoring the activities of the software application by collecting behavior information, generating a behavior vector that includes a behavior feature that identifies an aspect of a monitored activity of the software application, applying the generated behavior vector to a classifier model to generate analysis results, using the analysis results to update the behavior feature so that it identifies a different aspect of the monitored activity, regenerating the behavior vector to include the updated behavior feature, and applying the regenerated behavior vector to the classifier model to determine whether the software application is non-benign.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/17/16
20160077826 

Methods and systems for dynamic upgrade of an access manager


Methods and systems are described for upgrading an access manager framework. In response to an upgrade request from a client, current and new versions of the access manager framework are identified.
Oracle International Corporation


03/17/16
20160077041 

Electrochemical detection system and apparatus


The invention provides a method of probing for a nucleic acid comprising: contacting a nucleic acid solution with an oligonucleotide probe labelled with an electrochemically active marker, providing conditions at which the probe is able to at least partially hybridise with any complementary target sequence which may be present in the nucleic acid solution, selectively degrading either hybridised, partially hybridised or unhybridised nucleic acid probe, and electrochemically determining information relating to the electrochemically active marker. The invention further provides novel molecules with use in methods of the invention..
Atlas Genetics Limited


03/17/16
20160077037 

Apparatus and measuring concentration of whole blood samples


With this configuration, a perturbation potential application method added to a conventional measurement method can maintain a bio-sensor and a measuring apparatus already used, a line used in the measuring apparatus, and calibration of amperometry as they are, improve accuracy in measurement by effectively minimizing a matrix interference effect of a background material in a bio-sample, particularly an inaccuracy caused by a change in hematocrit, and also remarkably improve accuracy in measurement by simply upgrading a measurement program of a conventional measuring apparatus.. .

03/17/16
20160076761 

Furnaces and methods of reducing heat degrading of metal heating coils of furnaces


A method includes providing a furnace including a radiant heating zone having metal heating coils and burners, concurrently applying a combustion media, having a combustibility, and a diluent to the burners, the burners burning the combustion media producing flames heating the radiant heating zone, and the diluent reducing the combustibility of the combustion media for reducing heat generated by the flames for reducing heat degradation of the metal heating coils.. .
Atd Combustors, Llc


03/17/16
20160076217 

Method and earth moving and surface grading


A tandem system having multiple fluid powered cylinders for operation of motor graders and other earth-moving equipment that is capable of interfacing with and being controlled by conventional two dimensional (“2-d”) and three dimensional (“3-d”) grade control systems, responds to encountered grade changes and adjusts elevation and a cross-slope to match predetermined project design specifications. Each cylinder member has at least one master area and at least one slave area..

03/17/16
20160075606 

A applying a nox degrading composition on a concrete element


A method of applying a nox degrading composition on a concrete element, including providing a concrete element having a surface, and applying a composition including photocatalytic titanium dioxide particles dispersed in a continuous phase on the surface of said concrete element. Also, a concrete element having nox degrading properties.
Valinge Photocatalytic Ab


03/17/16
20160074431 

Methods and compositions for improving appearance and formation of scar tissue


This invention relates to methods and compositions for degrading collagen in mammalian skin, thereby improving the appearance and/or reducing the size of a closed wound, which may be a scar or a keloid and cellulite or other conditions wherein excessive collagen is a problem.. .
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.


03/10/16
20160072010 

Semiconductor structure


A semiconductor structure includes a substrate, an aluminum nitride layer, plural of grading stress buffer layers and a superlattice structure layer. The aluminum nitride layer is disposed on the substrate.
Genesis Photonics Inc.


03/10/16
20160072009 

Semiconductor structure


A semiconductor structure includes a silicon substrate, an aluminum nitride layer and a plurality of grading stress buffer layers. The aluminum nitride layer is disposed on the silicon substrate.
Genesis Photonics Inc.


03/10/16
20160070633 

Memory leak analysis by usage trends correlation


Tools and techniques assist developers with the detection of memory leaks by using correlation of data type memory usage trends. In particular, investigations of memory leaks can be prioritized without always resorting to the use of bulky and performance-degrading memory dumps, by using these tools and techniques to identify leaky correlated data types.
Microsoft Corporation


03/10/16
20160070578 

Method and system for upgrading an electronic device


The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for upgrading electronic devices. For example, described herein are ways to upgrade components of an electronic device.
Xiaomi Inc.


03/10/16
20160070558 

Orchestration of software applications upgrade using checkpoints


Embodiments provide techniques for concurrently upgrading one or more software applications hosted by one or multiple hosts. Checkpoint data associated with the upgrade processes executing on the multiple hosts may be generated during the upgrade.
Oracle International Corporation


03/10/16
20160070282 

Power distribution systems and methodology


The invention addresses the needs associated with the entire data center power distribution lifecycle—design, build, operation and upgrades. The design and construction is facilitated by a system for prefabricating power whips that accommodate changing data center needs.
Zonit Structured Solutions, Llc


03/10/16
20160068926 

Method for the integration of carbochlorination into a staged reforming operation as an alternative to direct residue oxidation for the recovery of valuable metals


Method of combining industrial processes having inherent carbon capture and conversion capabilities offering maximum flexibility, efficiency, and economics while enabling environmentally and sustainably sound practices. Maximum chemical energy is retained throughout feedstock processing.

03/10/16
20160068752 

Liquid crystal composition and liquid crystal display element using the same


There is provided a liquid crystal composition suitable for use in a liquid crystal display element that suffers less from drop marks that occur during production without degrading ghosting properties of the display element and various properties of the liquid crystal display element, such as dielectric anisotropy, viscosity, nematic phase upper limit temperature, low-temperature nematic phase stability, and γ1, and with which a stable amount of a liquid crystal material can be discharged in an odf process. A liquid crystal display element that uses the liquid crystal composition is also provided.
Dic Corporation


03/03/16
20160066332 

Estimating signaling traffic in mobile networks


A method upgrading a core section of a packet switched mobile network, includes: a) collecting information about a maximum signaling transaction amount managed by nodes of the core section with respect to active data connection established between user equipment and the packet switched mobile network, and calculating a corresponding active users parameter based on the collected information; b) retrieving an indication of how the maximum signaling transaction amount managed by the nodes is distributed among user equipment attached to the packet switched mobile network, and calculating a corresponding activity parameter based on the retrieved indication; c) calculating a forecasted number of user equipment which potentially can attach to the network in a future predetermined period; d) calculating a signaling traffic estimation based on the active users parameter, the activity parameter, and the forecasted number of user equipment, e) setting up the core section based on the calculated signaling traffic estimation.. .
Telecom Italia S.p.a.


03/03/16
20160065179 

High accuracy millimeter wave/radio frequency wideband in-phase and quadrature generation


Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide circuits for generating high accuracy millimeter wave or radio frequency (rf) wideband in-phase (i) and quadrature (q) oscillating signals having acceptable amplitude and phase mismatch over process, voltage, and temperature (pvt) variations with reduced cost, area, and power consumption. In one example apparatus, a polyphase filter having a first stage and a second stage is provided.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/03/16
20160063317 

Facial-expression assessment device, dance assessment device, karaoke device, and game device


The present invention provides a facial expression grading system that can achieve improved quantitative evaluation of expressiveness of a user by grading a facial expression of the user. The facial expression grading system (1) of the present invention includes: a face image acquisition unit (11) configured to acquire a face image of a target person subjected to grading; a facial expression estimation unit (12) configured to estimate a facial expression from the acquired face image; a facial expression grading unit (13) configured to grade the estimated facial expression of the face image with reference to a predetermined criterion; and a grading result display unit (14) configured to display a grading result..
Nec Solution Innovators, Ltd.


03/03/16
20160063086 

Aging of friends in social network


Social network relationships are “aged” in that if a social network friend has not communicated with a user's social network site in a certain amount of time, then the friend is downgraded to “acquaintance” level automatically. One result may be that the “acquaintance” does not see certain postings to the website.
Sony Corporation




Grading topics: Transistors, Bipolar Transistor, Recombinant, Polypeptide, Protein Sequence, Nucleic Acid

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