|| List of recent Grading-related patents
| Method of smart grading based on parameterized draft|
An automatic garment grading is provided. A retargeting technique is used with the mediator and the correspondence function.
| Display system including a display apparatus and an upgrading apparatus, and control method|
A display system including a display apparatus and an upgrading apparatus are provided along with a control method. A display apparatus includes an image processor which processes an image signal, a display which displays the processed image thereon, a connector to which an upgrading apparatus comprising at least one upgrading function is connected and a controller which communicates with the upgrading apparatus and controls the display to display thereon a user interface (ui) screen displaying at least one upgrading function list generated by the upgrading apparatus in response to a user selection..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
| Relocatable radiation vault and methods of assembly and use|
A temporary radiotherapy facility for use during renovation, upgrading, and/or modernization of an existing facility. The radiotherapy facility is integrated with radiation producing equipment and radiation shielding vaults.
Rad Technology Medical Systems Llc
| Automatic grading system for construction machine and controlling the same|
The present invention relates to an automatic grading system for a construction machine, including: a work apparatus having a boom connected pivotally to one side of a vehicle body, an arm connected pivotally to a front end portion of the boom, and a bucket connected pivotally to a front end portion of the arm; a boom angle detection sensor mounted on one side of the boom; an arm angle detection sensor mounted on one side of the arm; a switch panel on which a standard grading mode switch, a grading history storage switch, and a history grading mode switch selected for a grading work are disposed; an electronic control unit adapted to receive grade input signals applied from the angle detection sensors at the time when the grading mode switches and a joystick for controlling the work apparatus are manipulated and to calculate the grade input signals in accordance with a predetermined control algorithm.. .
Volvo Construction Equipment Ab
| Method for providing a lamination film with adhesive, applying hot melt, application, lamination plant and upgrading such a plant|
A method for providing a laminate film with adhesive as a step in the preparatory process for manufacturing a laminate mold part using a support part, a method for applying a hot melt to a laminate film, a method for manufacturing a laminate mold part, using a method, a system for laminating a support part as well as a method for such a system produces especially high quality lamination and even if the support part, where the laminate film should be laminated, is not porous by applying the adhesive to the support part for bonding the macroscopically structured laminate film, so that there is a duct system. The air can flow through the duct system between the laminate film and the support part during the lamination process..
| Screen assembly|
A screen assembly for grading and dewatering sand includes a frame upon which is mounted a deck having a plurality of apertures therein. The frame is mounted on a base and includes a vibration generating device for imparting vibration to the deck.
Cde Global Limited
| Inhibition of biofilm formation with genetically engineered bacteriophages|
Embodiments are directed to engineered bacteriophages that produce polypeptides that interfere with or quench quorum sensing. In certain aspects the quorum quenching enzyme aiia has a broad specificity for degrading substrates, small signal molecule acyl homoserine factories (ahl) that initiates the quorum sensing pathway with global impact for diverse bacteria in biofilm.
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System
|Apparatus and methods for improving common mode rejection ratio|
In certain applications, differential amplifiers with infinite common mode rejection ratios are desirable. However, resistance mismatches due to imperfections in the manufacturing create finite common mode rejection ratio in differential amplifiers degrading their performance.
Analog Devices Global
|Bipolar transistor having collector with grading|
This disclosure relates to bipolar transistors, such as heterojunction bipolar transistors, having at least one grading in the collector. One aspect of this disclosure is a bipolar transistor that includes a collector having a high doping concentration at a junction with the base and at least one grading in which doping concentration increases away from the base.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
|Identification chip holding apparatus, optical fiber splicing and distribution module, optical fiber management apparatus, and assembling optical fiber management apparatus|
The present invention relates to an identification holding apparatus, an optical fiber splicing and distribution module, an optical fiber management apparatus, and a method for assembling an optical fiber management apparatus. The optical fiber management apparatus includes the identification chip holding apparatus and the optical fiber splicing and distribution module, where a snap-on structure of the identification chip holding apparatus is fitted into an optical fiber connector, and a chip accommodating structure of the identification chip holding apparatus is installed in a hollow groove; and a chip in the chip accommodating structure implements external communication by using the chip accommodating structure and a printed circuit board.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Coated article having low-e coating with absorber layer(s)
A coated article is provided, having a coating supported by a glass substrate where the coating includes at least one color and/or reflectivity-adjusting absorber layer. The absorber layer(s) allows color tuning, and reduces the glass side reflection of the coated article and/or allows sheet resistance of the coating to be reduced without degrading glass side reflection.
Guardian Industries Corp.
Biotechnological production of cyanophycin dipeptides
The present invention relates to a process for the enzymatic production of a dipeptide composition from a cyanophycin (cgp) or cgp-like polymer preparation by degrading the polymer preparation with an cgpase, a cgpase particularly adapted for said process, and the use of cyanophycin (cgp) or cgp-like polymers or fragments thereof, notably a dipeptide composition obtained by the process as defined above, as pharmaceutical composition, medicament, or as food or feed substitute.. .
WestfÄlische Wilhelms-universitÄt MÜnster
Rapidly degrading embolic particles with therapeutic agent release
In accordance with one aspect, embolic particles are provided which comprise sub-particles that comprise a therapeutic agent of low solubility dispersed in a matrix that comprises a biodegradable polymer. Other aspects pertain to injectable compositions that comprise such particles and to methods of treatment that employ such injectable compositions.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
Biodegrading mulching film seed attachment automating device having cutting open and adhesive coating means, and seed attachment method using said device
The present invention concerns a biodegrading mulching film seed attachment automating device having a cutting open and adhesive coating means, and a seed attachment method using said device. More specifically, the present invention relates to a biodegrading mulching film seed attachment automating device having a cutting open and adhesive coating means, the device comprising: an unwinder which winds the mulching film so as to store same in the form of a roll; a moving means for moving the mulching film, which has been wound on the unwinder, to a working area; a cutting open and adhesive coating means which is provided in the working area, forms a plurality of germination slits of specific length in the mulching film that has been moved to the working area, and, at the same time, coats an adhesive onto the mulching film in which the germination slits have been formed; a seed attachment means which attaches seeds in positions where the adhesive has been coated; a re-winder which winds the mulching film, to which the seeds have been attached, so as to store same in the form of a roll; and a control unit which controls the unwinder, the moving means, the cutting open and adhesive coating means, the seed attachment means and the re-winder..
Green & Seed Corp.
Hardware assisted asset tracking for information leak prevention
Mobile computing devices may be equipped with hardware components configured to monitor key assets of the mobile device at a low level (e.g., firmware level, hardware level, etc.). The hardware component may also be configured to dynamically determine the key assets that are to be monitored in the mobile device, monitor the access or use of these key assets by monitoring data flows, transactions, or operations in a system data bus of the mobile device, and report suspicious activities to a comprehensive behavioral monitoring and analysis system of the mobile device.
Temperature grading for band gap engineering of photovoltaic devices
A photovoltaic device includes a p-type layer. An intrinsic layer is formed directly on the p-type layer and includes an interface region extending into the intrinsic layer that includes a gradually decreasing band gap energy going from the p-type layer into the intrinsic layer formed by a graded deposition temperature.
International Business Machines Corporation
Efficient data storage utilization and recycling by gradual data degradation
For efficient data storage utilization and recycling, gradually degrading data according to data classes and using degrading data policies, predefined degrading rules, and data access patterns for conserving storage space prior.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
Device and repairing siding corner trim
A device and method for repairing damaged siding corner trim pieces is provided. The device includes a covering that may be installed over a broken section of siding corner trim without removing the siding that is joined at the corner piece.
Same-day blood culture with digital microscopy
Generally provided are methods for rapid culture of microorganisms in a sample, including methods for growth and recovery of live microbial cells directly from a sample. Various features include enabling growth of microorganisms in a sample along with a reduction of sample debris that may interfere with microorganism detection, and reduction in toxicities that may inhibit microorganism growth.
Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.
Processing vacuum residuum and vacuum gas oil in ebullated bed reactor systems
A process for upgrading vacuum residuum and vacuum gas oil hydrocarbons is disclosed. The process may include: contacting a heavy distillate hydrocarbon fraction and hydrogen with a zeolite selective hydrocracking catalyst in a first ebullated bed hydrocracking reaction zone to convert at least a portion of the vacuum gas oil to lighter hydrocarbons.
Lummus Technology Inc.
Purification and isolation of recombinant oxalate degrading enzymes and spray-dried particles containing oxalate degrading enzymes
The present invention comprises methods and compositions for the reduction of oxalate in humans, and methods for the purification and isolation of recombinant oxalate reducing enzyme proteins. The invention provides methods and compositions for the delivery of oxalate-reducing enzymes in particle compositions.
Oxthera Intellectual Property Ab
Vehicle detection method and system including irrelevant window elimination and/or window score degradation
This disclosure provides vehicle detection methods and systems including irrelevant search window elimination and/or window score degradation. According to one exemplary embodiment, provided is a method of detecting one or more parked vehicles in a video frame, wherein candidate search windows are limited to one or more predefined window shapes.
Dye-sensitized solar cell
The present invention provides a dye-sensitized solar cell which enhances an area of a photo electrode by arranging metal wires on a surface of a transparent substrate or a transparent conductive layer without degrading a transparency of the solar cell, allowing the metal wires to act as a collector electrode exclusively or together with a metal electrode.. .
Hyundai Motor Company
Computerized automated computer grading of cad 2d and 3d geometry assignments
A computerized system, method, and code to automatically assess the correctness of a user's solution to a computer-aided design (cad) 2d and 3d assignment, comprising: an instructor creating and storing in a memory of testing computer system a probing data set; submitting to the testing computer from user's computer system via a network a user's solution to a cad assignment; assessing the correctness of the user's solution by the testing computer processor using the probing point set; and, transmitting to, and displaying on the user's computer system whether the solution is correct. If the solution is not correct, then the user may immediately re-compute and re-submit their solution to the testing computer system.
Mobile terminal and software upgrade method thereof
A mobile terminal and a software upgrade method thereof are provided. The method includes acquiring a differential upgrade package for software of an original version; and using the software of the original version as software of a reference version, differentially upgrading, by using the differential upgrade package, the software of the reference version to software of an upgrade version subsequently used by a mobile terminal, and retaining the software of the original version at the same time.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
System and reinstalling, upgrading or downgrading an operating system
A method and device for installing, reinstalling, upgrading, or downgrading an operating system. The method including the steps of: mounting, on a computing device having a primary memory and a secondary memory storing a first operating system, a virtual disk in the primary memory; installing, on the virtual disk an installation operating system; staging in the primary memory a desired operating system; staging in the primary memory an installation file configured to install the desired operating system in the secondary memory; and executing the installation file to install the desired operating system in the secondary memory..
Architecture for a fiber optic network
The present disclosure relates to a fiber optic network architecture that uses outside plant fan-out devices to distribute optical signals between fiber distribution hubs and multi-service terminals. The network architecture can also include collector boxes positioned at selected locations of the network architecture.
Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
Ventilation system and method
A ventilation assembly having a main housing and a removable cartridge assembly that can be positioned within the main assembly. The main housing can be mounted within an aperture in a wall or ceiling and, in certain examples, can be connected to ductwork and electrical wiring within the wall or ceiling.
Upgrading of hydrocarbons by hydrothermal process
A hydrocarbon feedstock upgrading method is provided. The method includes supplying the hydrocarbon feedstock, water and a pre-heated hydrogen donating composition to a hydrothermal reactor where the mixed stream is maintained at a temperature and pressure greater than the critical temperatures and pressure of water in the absence of catalyst for a residence time sufficient to convert the mixed stream into a modified stream.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Conversion of asphaltenic pitch within an ebullated bed residuum hydrocracking process
A process for upgrading residuum hydrocarbons including: feeding pitch, hydrogen, and a partially spent catalyst recovered from a hydrocracking reactor to an ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor; contacting the pitch, hydrogen, and the catalyst in the ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor at reaction conditions of temperature and pressure sufficient to convert at least a portion of the pitch to distillate hydrocarbons; and separating the distillate hydrocarbons from the catalyst. In some embodiments, the process may include selecting the ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor reaction conditions to be at or below the level where sediment formation would otherwise become excessive and prevent continuity of operations..
Lummus Technology Inc.
A vibrating screen is provided for separating excess water from particulate materials such as sand, gravel, iron ore, sludge or other particulate material and/or for grading, classifying or sorting particulate material by size. The vibrating screen includes a frame upon which is mounted a deck having a plurality of apertures therein, the frame being mounted on a base and being provided with vibration generating means for imparting vibration to the deck, wherein the frame includes pair of substantially parallel side walls between which the screen is mounted, each side wall including a pair of spaced apart side members defining outer faces of the side wall, at least one intermediate member being located between the side members, wherein the at least one intermediate member incorporates a plurality of apertures and/or cut-outs therethrough..
Cde Global Limited
Feed additive composition
A feed additive composition comprising a direct fed microbial (dfm), in combination with a xylanase (e.g. Endo-1,4-β-d-xylanase) and a β-glucanase (and optionally a further fibre degrading enzyme), wherein the dfm is selected from the group consisting of an enzyme producing strain; a c5 sugar-fermenting strain; a short-chain fatty acid-producing strain; a fibrolytic, endogenous microflora-promoting strain; or combinations thereof.
Dupont Nutritional Biosciences Aps
Metadata for use in color grading
Methods and systems for color grading video content are presented. A component (e.g.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
Method and facilitating compatibility between communication networks
The described embodiments provide techniques and architectures for enabling interoperability between legacy network systems and software defined networking (sdn) systems. The embodiments add functionality to an sdn system to support interworking between an sdn controlled network, and a legacy network.
Coriant Operations, Inc.
Base station, terminal, search space setting method and decoding method
The invention provides a base station that does not cause the number of blind decodings to be increased and further can prevent the flexibility of resource allocation from degrading. A search space setting unit (103) sets search spaces each of which is constituted by one or more control channel elements (cces) and each of which is to be decoded in the terminals and each of which is defined by a plurality of to-be-decoded candidates.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
Method and system for upgrading a previously purchased media asset
Systems, graphical user interfaces and methods for upgrading from one or more digital media assets to a set of digital media assets over a network are described. A potential purchaser can be notified of available upgrade opportunities that are available for purchase.
Integrated circuit testing interface on automatic test equipment
An integrated circuit (ic) testing interface capable of upgrading an automatic test equipment (ate) for testing a semiconductor device includes at least one pin for receiving or transmitting at least a test signal to a tester of the automatic test equipment, a plurality of digitizers coupled to the at least one pin for generating a digital signal, a processing means coupled to the plurality of digitizers for processing the digital signal, and a connection unit for connecting the processing means with a computing device for transmitting an output signal from the processing means to the computing device, where the ic testing interface is disposed between the tester and a prober of the automatic test equipment.. .
Sitronix Technology Corp.
Multiple cutters on a degradation pick
A degradation pick for degrading a surface comprises a substantially conical body with a pointed end. A shank is attached to the substantially conical body opposite the pointed end.
Methods for enhancing the degradation or conversion of cellulosic material
The present invention relates to processes for degrading a cellulosic material and for producing substances from the cellulosic material using recombinant glycoside hydrolase of family 61 (gh61) from trichoderma.. .
System and incorporating short message service (sms) and multimedia messaging service (mms) contacts into an instant messaging interface
A system and method are provided wherein sms-only contacts are integrated into an im environment. An im contact list interface distinguishes between sms and im chats (and contacts), such that limitations and potential differential costs associated with the respective mediums can be identified.
Systems and/or methods for automatically tuning a delivery system for transmission of large, volatile data
Certain example embodiments relate to the concept of controlling the flow of data by providing an intelligent flow controller/manager, and a client-side component for the selection of a communication channel from a pool, and having these components communicate to regulate data flow through gateways to a broker- and/or other-type secondary stage. Data fragmentation and reassembly can be used to increase performance, e.g., through self-regulating behaviors.
Method and system for heating a bed of hydrocarbon- containing rocks
Hydrocarbon-containing rocks (e.g, mined oil shale or mined coal or tar sands) are introduced into an excavated enclosure (e.g. A pit or an impoundment) to form.
Genie Ip B.v.
Display connector with 4k image resolution
The invention relates to a display connector with a 4k image resolution. It primarily comprises a first connector, a second connector and a third connector.
Tongfang Global Limited
Solder-containing semiconductor device, mounted solder-containing semiconductor device, producing method and mounting solder-containing semiconductor device
A solder-containing semiconductor device includes a semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes a substrate, at least one group iii nitride semiconductor layer disposed on the substrate, a schottky electrode disposed on the group iii nitride semiconductor layer, and a pad electrode disposed on the schottky electrode.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Apparatus and grading unstructured documents using automated field recognition
A machine has a processor and a memory storing instructions executed by the processor to receive a semi-structured work product with question number indicia and answer indicia. Optical recognition techniques are employed to identify the question number indicia and answer indicia.
Using wind-induced depressurizations to help houses withstand hurricanes
An affordable “non-surgical” method for retro-upgrading a house to better withstand hurricane winds and rain is described, wherein the winds' most strongly depressurized eddies or “separation zones” bordering the building envelope are clearly identified and “harnessed” by assured venting of the interior space just into such, thereby depressurizing the interior likewise and strongly reducing or eliminating any net outward-acting force on the building envelope. The “harnessing” is assured simply by installing one-way valves over the vent openings, whereby air can pass outward from the interior to strongest-depressurized separation zones but inward flows (such as on the windward) are quickly blocked by the other valved vents “blowing closed”.
Method for the degradation of keratin and use of the keratin hydrolysate produced
The present invention relate to a method for degrading keratin comprising the step of admixing at least 5 g of keratin material with a protease and a reducing agent under controlled oxygen levels; as well as keratin hydrolyzate so produced and uses thereof.. .
Dupont Nutrition Biosciences Aps
Compositions and methods for enhancing the degradation or conversion of cellulose-containing material
The present invention relates to methods for degrading or converting a cellulose-containing material, comprising: treating the cellulose-containing material with an effective amount of a cellulolytic enzyme composition comprising a polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity, and one or more (several) components selected from the group consisting of a cel7 polypeptide having endoglucanase activity, a cel12 polypeptide having endoglucanase activity, a cel45 polypeptide having endoglucanase activity, a cel7 polypeptide having cellobiohydrolase activity with a cellulose binding domain, and a cel7 polypeptide having cellobiohydrolase activity without a cellulose binding domain. The present invention also relates to such cellulolytic enzyme compositions..
Methods for enhancing the degradation of cellulosic material with chitin binding proteins
The present invention relates to methods for degrading or converting a cellulosic material and for producing substances from the cellulosic material.. .
Acid stable prolyl endopeptidases for degrading gluten
Gluten-degrading proteases can be used to degrade gluten and for making gluten-containing food safer for patients suffering from gluten intolerance. The present invention provides recombinant expression vectors encoding the proteases of the invention and methods for using such vectors to produce the encoded proteases.
Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Liquid crystal display device
The present invention provides an ffs mode liquid crystal display device that uses a liquid crystal composition which has a negative dielectric anisotropy and can achieve good display properties by being used for ffs mode liquid crystal display devices without degrading the image sticking property of display devices and various properties of liquid crystal display devices, such as dielectric anisotropy, viscosity, nematic phase upper limit temperature, low-temperature nematic phase stability, and γ1. The liquid crystal composition contains at least one compound selected from the group of compounds represented by general formula (i) below and at least one compound selected from the group of compounds represented by general formula (ii) below..
450 nm visible light-induced photosensitized degradation of rhodamine b molecules over biobr in aqueous solution
A method for degrading rhodamine b including: mixing biobr and rhodamine b; and irradiating the mixture with a radiation having a wavelength of from 440 nm to 554 nm. The rhodamine b may be in an aqueous solution.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
Audio signal processing device
An audio signal processing device receives a plurality of audio signals via a left channel (l) and a right channel (r) so as to produce a composite signal l+r and a difference signal l−r. The composite signal l+r is changed in phase with an all-pass filter, while the difference signal l−r is changed in phase and frequency characteristic with a band-pass filter (e.g.
Color grading apparatus and methods
A method for color grading input video data for display on a target display comprises obtaining target display metadata indicative of a capability of the target display, obtaining input video data metadata indicative of image characteristics of the input video data, automatically determining initial values for parameters of a parameterized sigmoidal transfer function, at least one of the initial values based at least in part on at least one of the target display metadata and the input video data metadata and mapping the input video data to color-graded video data according to the parameterized transfer function specified using the initial values.. .
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
Method and a computing system allowing a injecting hardware faults into an executing application
A method of injecting hardware faults into execution of an application in a distributed computing system comprising hardware components including linked nodes, the method comprising: loading an enhanced software stack allowing faults to be injected by deactivating or degrading hardware components as a result of fault triggers; running a fault-trigger daemon on each of the nodes; providing the fault trigger for a degradation or deactivation using one of the daemons to trigger a layer of the software stack controlling a hardware component to inject a fault into the hardware component; and continuing execution of the application with the injected fault.. .
System and a recovering and processing a hydrocarbon mixture from a subterranean formation
The present invention relates to a method and system for recovering and processing a hydrocarbon mixture from a subterranean formation. The method comprises: (i) mobilising said hydrocarbon mixture; (ii) recovering said mobilised hydrocarbon mixture; (iii) deasphalting said recovered hydrocarbon mixture to produce deasphalted hydrocarbon and asphaltenes; (iv) gasifying said asphaltenes in a gasifier to generate hydrogen, steam and/or energy and co2; (v) upgrading said deasphalted hydrocarbon by hydrogen addition to produce upgraded hydrocarbon; and (vi) adding a diluent to said upgraded hydrocarbon, wherein said method is at least partially self-sufficient in terms of hydrogen and diluent..
Statoil Canada Limited
Method for upgrading hydrocarbon compounds and a hydrocarbon compound distillation separation apparatus
There is provided a method for upgrading hydrocarbon compounds, in which hydrocarbon compounds synthesized in a fisher-tropsch synthesis reaction are fractionally distillated, and the fractionally distillated hydrocarbon compounds are hydrotreated to produce liquid fuel products. The method includes fractionally distilling heavy hydrocarbon compounds synthesized in the fisher-tropsch synthesis reaction as a liquid into a first middle distillate and a wax fraction, and fractionally distilling light hydrocarbon compounds synthesized in the fisher-tropsch synthesis reaction as a gas into a second middle distillate and a light gas fraction..
Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd.
System and poor display repair for liquid crystal display panel
The present disclosure provides a system and method for repairing poor display in a liquid crystal display panel. The system comprises: an image acquisition device for acquiring image data of the liquid crystal display panel containing poor display areas; a lossless compression module for calculating difference values between the acquired image data to perform lossless compression; a storage for storing data after the lossless compression; and a mura repair module for decompressing the data in the storage, and repairing mura of the decompressed original image data to generate information feed to the liquid crystal display panel.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
Systems and methods for computer-assisted grading of printed tests
A system and method for computer assistance in the grading of printed tests is described herein.. .
Cloud Ta Llc
Process for recovering hydrocarbons from crude carbon dioxide fluid
The power required to recover c3+ hydrocarbons from crude carbon dioxide comprising c1+ hydrocarbons and hydrogen sulfide may be reduced by distilling the crude carbon dioxide to produce carbon dioxide-enriched overhead vapor and c3+ hydrocarbon-enriched bottoms liquid such that the hydrogen sulfide is rejected with the overhead vapor. Power consumption reductions may be achieved by incorporating a heat pump cycle using carbon dioxide vapor as working fluid to provide at least a part of the refrigeration duty and using a side reboiler to reduce the bottom reboiler duty.
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.
Methods and devices for adsorption and biodegradation of petroleum
Provided are methods of petroleum sequestration, which use electrospun microtubes capable of sequestering the petroleum from the water, and method of depleting and optionally degrading petroleum from water using floating devices which comprise the electrospun microtube attached to a floating carrier.. .
Nanospun Technologies Ltd.
Wireless communication terminal device, wireless communication base device, and generating csi
The purpose of the present invention is to be able to simultaneously generate three or more sets of csi within a predetermined time interval, without degrading the accuracy of the csi, to achieve comp control for flexible switching of base stations. At predetermined intervals or at timing coincident with reception of trigger information, a generation unit uses a csi-rs resource to measure a desired signal component and interference component, and generate csi.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
Optical line terminal arrangement, apparatus and methods
A wavelength division multiplexed optical communication system includes a plurality of optical line terminals which may be part of separate in service networks, each having a line interface and an all-optical pass-through interface including a plurality of pass-through optical ports, and each also including a plurality of local optical ports which are connectable to client equipment and an optical multiplexer/demultiplexer for multiplexing/demultiplexing optical wavelengths. The optical multiplexer/demultiplexer may include one or more stages for inputting/outputting individual wavelengths or bands of a predetermined number of wavelengths, or a combination of bands and individual wavelengths.
Coriant Operations, Inc.
Resonator device, electronic apparatus, and moving object
A resonator device capable of preventing the characteristics of the resonator element from degrading while ensuring the fixation strength of the resonator element is provided. A vibrator as the resonator device includes a heat generation element as a base body, a first support arm and a second support arm as elastic members each constituting a plate spring having one end connected to the heat generation element and extending from the one end toward the other end disposed at a position distant from the heat generation element, and a resonator element connected to a first support section and a second support section respectively disposed on the other end side of the first support arm and the second support arm so as to be distant from the heat generation element..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Linear condensation assembly and manufacturing process thereof
Provided are a linear condensation assembly and a manufacturing process therefor. The linear condensation assembly comprises a linear condensation glass panel, a sealing material layer, a solar cell and a back panel.
Si Chuan Zhong Shun Solar Energy Development Co., Ltd
Limiting migration of target material
In an electron irradiation system, a gas-tight housing encloses a cathode region and an irradiation region, which communicate through at least an aperture. In the cathode region, there is arranged a high-voltage cathode for emitting an electron beam.
X-ray shield grading and fabricating the same
An x-ray shield grating includes a plurality of partial gratings being stacked on each other. In the x-ray shield grating, each of the plurality of partial gratings has a structure in which grating elements, in each of which an x-ray blocking portion and an x-ray transmitting portion are arrayed with a first period, are arrayed with a second period; the first period in each of the plurality of partial gratings is equal to one another; and the second period in each of the plurality of partial gratings is different from one another..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
System and administering tests
A system and method for providing a test online is provided. The test may include questions that can be automatically graded by a test server.
Waterloo Maple Inc.
Methods and image adjustment for displays having 2d and 3d display modes
Embodiments of the invention relate to a display operable in 2d and 3d display modes. Methods and apparatus are provided for adjusting the colors and brightness of the image data and/or intensity of the display backlight based on the current display mode and/or color-grading of the image data.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
Mobile tobacco receiving station
A system, method, computer program product, and mobile receiving station for receiving and processing leaf tobacco at a location of a tobacco farmer, including processing the tobacco leaf at the location, including means for weighing and grading of the received tobacco leaf and, optionally, determining moisture content and transmitting information relating to the optionally determined moisture content, the weight, and the grade of the received tobacco leaf to a tobacco product manufacturing facility over a communications link.. .
Philip Morris Usa Inc.
Extending useful life of a non-volatile memory by health grading
In at least one embodiment, a controller of a non-volatile memory array determines, for each of a plurality of regions of physical memory in the memory array, an associated health grade among a plurality of health grades and records the associated health grade. The controller also establishes a mapping between access heat and the plurality of health grades.
International Business Machines Corporation
Article inspection apparatus
A method and apparatus for inspecting the surface of articles and subsequent grading of fruit. The apparatus includes conveying means for conveying an article through an inspection site and rotating the article about a lateral axis of the conveying means as it passes through the inspection site.
Compac Technologies Limited
Lipase-containing polymeric coatings for the facilitated removal of fingerprints
A substrate or coating is provided that includes a lipase with enzymatic activity toward a component of a fingerprint. Also provided is a process for facilitating the removal of fingerprints is provided wherein an inventive substrate or coating including a lipase is capable of enzymatically degrading of one or more components of the fingerprint to facilitate fingerprint removal from the substrate or said coating.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota
Bioreactors comprising fungal strains
Disclosed herein are compositions comprising an isolated cellulose degrading fungus. Also disclosed are culture compositions and bioreactor compositions comprising the cellulose degrading fungus.
Menon Renewable Products, Inc.
Method for optimising the production of distillates comprising a catalytic cracking step
D) and sending the ssv fraction (13) to the feed of the catalytic cracking unit (3), as such or after intermediate upgrading treatment.. .
Hydroprocessing oil sands-derived, bitumen compositions
Disclosed are processes for producing deasphalted bitumen and heavy bitumen compositions from oil sands and processes for upgrading the bitumen compositions. The processes for producing the deasphalted bitumen and heavy bitumen compositions involve a phase i and/or phase ii extraction solvent.
Epic Oil Extractors, Llc
An object is to provide an nbr composition excellent in cold resistance and heat resistance, which can be used with a wide range of temperatures, and an nbr composition excellent in oil resistance without substantially degrading compression set characteristics, and the object can be solved by an nbr composition comprising an nbr polymer, silica, an ether ester series plasticizer and a cross-linking agent, which comprises 100 parts by weight of the nbr polymer where an acrylonitrile content of the nbr polymer is within the range of 20 to 40%, 10 to 150 parts by weight of silica a primary particle size of which is within the range of 50 nm or bigger, and 3 to 20 parts by weight of an ether ester plasticizer a weight average molecular weight mw of which is 500 or more.. .
A biomaterial mass is inserted through a punctum into a canaliculus in the lacrimal outflow system with a syringe. The mass has an outer cross section that is less than the inner cross section of the canaliculus.
Fezza Family Properties, Llc
Use of pectin for improving the sensory properties of acid whey-based preparations
The use of pectin is proposed for improving, upgrading and enhancing the sensory properties of acid whey-based preparations.. .
Dmk Deutsches Milchkontor Gmbh
Electronic platform and system for obtaining direct interaction with celebrities
An electronic platform and system for obtaining direct interaction with celebrities including a computer implemented and internet based system for conducting an involvement contest to win a personalized session to interact with a designated celebrity. The system identifies and categorizes different celebrities and announces a set of predetermined participating celebrities in each category.
Recombinant cellulosome complex and uses thereof
The present invention relates to a polynucleotide encoding a recombinant scaffolding polypeptide comprising at least a signal peptide, a cellulose binding domain, two cohesin domains and an s-layer homology domain, wherein said isolated polynucleotide preferably comprises all or an active part of the nucleotide sequence as set forth in seq id no:2. The present invention further relates to vectors comprising such polynucleotides, recombinant lactic acid bacteria, and method for degrading a cellulosic biomass using such recombinant lactic acid bacteria..
Methods and compositions to reduce soil water repellency
The present disclosure describes methods and compositions for reducing and/or preventing soil water repellency. Embodiments of methods of reducing soil water repellency (swr) of the present disclosure include applying to an area of groundcover a composition including an effective amount of at least one isolated enzyme capable of degrading or altering organic matter associated with swr, where the swr of the area of groundcover is reduced after treatment with the enzyme composition..
University Of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
Self-diverting emulsified acid systems for high temperature well treatments and their use
A method of treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore is carried out by introducing an emulsion composition into the formation through the wellbore wherein the formation has a formation temperature surrounding the wellbore of at least 120° c. The emulsion composition is formed from an aqueous acid component that forms an internal phase of the emulsion, non-aqueous component that forms an external phase of the emulsion, and a surfactant.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Composition for use in mycobacteria vaccination
The present invention relates to a method for the preparation of a mycobacterial lysate comprising the steps of: a) contacting a sample comprising at least one mycobacterium species with a composition having the activity of degrading the cell wall of a mycobacterium species, the composition comprising: (a) a first fusion protein including (i) a first endolysin or a first domain, both having a first enzymatic activity, the enzymatic activity being at least one or more of the following: n-acetyl-b-d-muramidase (lysozyme, lytic transglycosylase), n-acetyl-b-d-glucosaminidase, n-acetylmuramoyl-l-alanine amidase, l-alanoyl-d-glutamate (ld) endopeptidase, c-d-glutamyl-meso-diaminopimelic acid (dl) peptidase, l-alanyl-d-iso-glutaminyl-meso-diaminopimelic acid (d-ala-m-dap) (dd) endopeptidase, or m-dap-m-dap (ld) endopeptidase; and (ii) at least one peptide stretch fused to the n- or c-terminus of the endolysin having the first enzymatic activity or the domain having the first enzymatic activity, wherein the peptide stretch is selected from the group consisting of synthetic amphipathic peptide, synthetic cationic peptide, synthetic polycationic peptide, synthetic hydrophobic peptide, synthetic antimicrobial peptide (amp) or naturally occurring amp; and (b) a second fusion protein including (i) a second endolysin or a second domain, both having a second enzymatic activity, the enzymatic activity being at least one or more of the following: lipolytic activity, cutinase, mycolarabinogalactanesterase, or alpha/beta hydrolase; and (ii) at least one peptide stretch fused to the n- or c-terminus of the endolysin having a second enzymatic activity or the domain having the second enzymatic activity, wherein the peptide stretch is selected from the group consisting of synthetic amphipathic peptide, synthetic cationic peptide, synthetic polycationic peptide, synthetic hydrophobic peptide, synthetic antimicrobial peptide (amp) or naturally occurring amp; b) incubating the sample for a distinct period, and c) isolating the mycobacterial lysate resulting from step b) thereby obtaining the mycobacterial lysate. Moreover, the present invention relates to the a mycobacterial lysate obtained by the method of the present invention and further to a vaccine composition comprising the mycobacterial lysate, an antibody or antibody fragment generated with the mycobacterial lysate or the vaccine, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the antibody or antibody fragment..
Method and upgrading open authentication (oauth) credentials
According to an example, after the open platform upgrades its oauth protocol version, if receiving a service request carrying an old version oauth credential, the open platform prompts the third party application to upgrade its oauth credential. The third party application starts the oauth credential upgrade process initiatively by transmitting a version upgrade request to the open platform..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
Image formats and related methods and apparatuses
Image data may be color graded, distributed and viewed on target displays. Mappings that preserve mid-range points and mid-range contrast may be applied to view the image data for color grading and to prepare the image data for display on a target display.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
Internally degradable plugs for downhole use
Plugs for deployment downhole include a body composed of a first material and include an activating element disposed internally in the body. The activating element has an agent configured to degrade the body.
Assays and detecting electrochemical active markers in an electric field
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
Methods for quantitative cdna analysis in single-cell
A method of synthesizing cdna, in sequence, includes picking up a whole single-cell from a sample containing at least a single-cell having a cell membrane, lysing the cell membrane and extracting nucleic acids from the cell, degrading dna of the extracted nucleic acids with dnase, hybridizing mrna of the total rna contained in the whole single-cell with oligo (dt) fixed onto a carrier, performing reverse transcription of the mrna hybridized with the oligo (dt) to fix cdna derived from the single-cell onto the carrier, thereby preparing a single-cell derived cdna library fixed onto a carrier, and amplifying cdna fixed onto the carrier.. .
Method and a system of recovering and processing a hydrocarbon mixture from a subterranean formation
The present invention relates to a method and system for recovering and processing a hydrocarbon mixture from a subterranean formation. The method comprises: (i) mobilising said hydrocarbon mixture; (ii) recovering said mobilised hydrocarbon mixture; (iii) coking said recovered hydrocarbon mixture to produce decoked hydrocarbon and coke; (iv) combusting said coke to generate steam and/or energy and co2; (v) upgrading said decoked hydrocarbon by hydrogen addition to produce upgraded hydrocarbon; and (v) adding a diluent to the decoked hydrocarbon prior to upgrading and/or adding a diluent to the upgraded hydrocarbon; wherein said method is at least partially self-sufficient in terms of steam and/or energy and diluent..
Statoil Canada Limited