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| Wi-fi power saving based on coarse motion classification information|
Systems and methods are disclosed that may adjust the likelihood and/or frequency with which a wireless device performs scanning operations to reduce power consumption without degrading the ability of the wireless device to identify the best available access point with which to associate. In some aspects, the wireless device may adjust the likelihood and/or frequency of performing scanning operations based on a motion state of the wireless device, a change in the motion state of the wireless device, a signal strength of an associated access point, and/or the connection status of the wireless device..
| Live partition mobility with shared persistent reservations|
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided. The method may include a computer registering a first instance of a logical partition on a source server with a logical unit and placing a first persistent reservation on the logical unit, wherein the first persistent reservation indicates that only the first instance of the logical partition can hold a reservation on the logical unit.
International Business Machines Corporation
| Methods and systems for increasing surface area of multilayer ceramic capacitors|
Methods and systems to improve a multilayer ceramic capacitor using additive manufacturing are disclosed. Layers of a capacitor may be modified from its traditional planar shape to a wavy structure.
Vq Research, Inc.
| Method for updating and/or upgrading the operating software of an electronic device|
The invention relates to a method for updating and/or upgrading the operating software of an electronic device, particularly a medical device, by means of a user authentication means, particularly a user authentication card, having an integrated memory, which user authentication means a user feeds to the device before the use of the device typical of operation in order to authenticate the user on the device. During the authentication process, one or more software packages are transferred from the user authentication means to the device in order to update and/or upgrade the operating software.
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh
| System and updating notifications across devices and applications|
Systems and methods are providing for handling notifications across multiple devices associated with a user. A notification, such as an alert, is sent by an application server to a plurality of user devices associated with a user.
Pcms Holdings, Inc.
| Tetracycline resistant eukaryotic cells expressing an nadp-requiring oxidoreductase|
Tetx, a tetracycline degrading enzyme, is provided as a selection marker for eukaryotic cells. Polynucleotide molecules containing tetx and dna constructs comprising a tetx under the control of a eukaryotic promoter are provided.
Instituto Tecnológico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterrey
| Vibration welding system, vibration welding method and upgrading|
The invention relates to a vibration welding system (10) for vibration welding two parts (50, 60) together, in particular two plastic parts (50, 60). The system (10) comprises a machine frame, a lower tooling (12) to which at least a lower part (50) is nestable, as well as an upper tooling (13) which is arranged to be brought into contact with an upper surface (65) of an upper part (60) and to vibrate with respect to the machine frame in a vibration direction (x) in order to at least partially weld a lower surface (61) of the upper part (60) to an upper surface (51) of the lower part (50).
Telsonic Holding Ag
| Stent made from an ultra high molecular weight bioabsorbable polymer with high fatigue and fracture resistance|
A stent made from an ultra high molecular weight bioabsorbable polymer is disclosed herein. The bioabsorbable polymer can have a mw greater than 1 million g/mole or greater than 2 million g/mole.
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
| Method for manufacturing aloe extract, and aloe extract|
A major object of the present technology is to provide a technology for obtaining an aloe extract which has an excellent processability into foods and contains sufficient amounts of β-sitosterol and aloe-derived dietary fibers as functional components. The present technology provides a method for manufacturing an aloe extract containing β-sitosterol, phospholipids, and dietary fibers which involves carrying out: a homogenization step for homogenizing an aloe mesophyll solution; an enzymatic degradation step for adding a polysaccharide-degrading enzyme to the homogenized aloe mesophyll solution and degrading polysaccharides contained in the aforementioned homogenized aloe mesophyll solution; and a membrane filtration step for membrane-filtering the enzyme-degraded aloe mesophyll solution with a microfiltration membrane or an ultrafiltration membrane and recovering the retentate fraction as an aloe extract..
Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
|Modem assisted contention handling of multiple active connections in wireless communications|
Aspects of the present disclosure provide wireless communication devices and methods configured to operate with multiple active connections. A user equipment establishes a first active connection associated with a first subscription.
Synthetic musical instrument with touch dynamics and/or expressiveness control
Notwithstanding practical limitations imposed by mobile device platforms and applications, truly captivating musical instruments may be synthesized in ways that allow musically expressive performances to be captured and rendered in real-time. Synthetic musical instruments that provide a game, grading or instructional mode are described in which one or more qualities of a user's performance are assessed relative to a musical score.
Arrangement for and protecting an imaging lens assembly from degradation in optical performance
An imaging lens assembly, especially for an imaging reader, includes a plurality of lenses mounted in a lens barrel along an optical axis. A plurality of deflectable ribs is arranged around the optical axis at one end region of the barrel.
Symbol Technologies, Llc
Igfbp7 for diagnosing diastolic dysfunction
The present invention relates to a method for diagnosing and/or grading diastolic dysfunction or at least one structural or functional abnormality associated with diastolic dysfunction. The method comprises measuring the level of igfbp7 (insulin like growth factor binding protein 7) and, optionally, the level of at least one further marker in a patient suffering from heart failure, and comparing the level to a reference level.
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
Kitchen waste treatment device
A kitchen waste treatment device in environment-protection-device field comprises a main fermentation barrel comprising a barrel body mounted on supporting brackets and including a feed inlet, a discharge outlet and a material chamber, push plates located within the material chamber to push materials therein to move along barrel body axial direction and further a gas inlet system having gas inlets located at same barrel body end as the discharge outlet and a gas-exhaust system having gas-exhaust ports located at same barrel body end as the feed inlet; a feeding apparatus whose feed end communicates with the feed inlet; and a power apparatus driving the barrel body to rotate around its axis. The gas inlets/gas-exhaust ports communicate with the material chamber.
Environmental Protection Science And Technology Co. Ltd., Xifu, Guangdong
Bead immobilized with absorbent and microorganisms, and fabricating the same
Provided is a bead in which an adsorbent and an organic contaminant-degrading microorganism are supported, wherein an adsorbent for adsorbing organic contaminants is supported on the bead together with an organic contaminant-degrading microorganism for degrading the organic contaminants adsorbed to the adsorbent to allow for the adsorbent to remove organic contaminants in water and to allow for the organic contaminant-degrading microorganism to regenerate the adsorbent.. .
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
Image vulnerability repair in a networked computing environment
Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach to repair vulnerabilities (e.g., security vulnerabilities) in images (e.g., application images) in a networked computing environment (e.g., a cloud computing environment). Specifically, an image is checked for vulnerabilities using a database of known images and/or vulnerabilities.
International Business Machines Corporation
Gaming providing a symbol game with upgrade events
A gaming system including a cascading symbol or tumbling reel game which utilizes zero, one or more upgrades in association with zero, one or more shifting symbols. Upon an occurrence of an upgrade event, the gaming system upgrades one or more aspects or attributes of one or more games played.
Fuel production from fcc processing
Systems and methods are provided for upgrading catalytic slurry oil to form naphtha boiling range and/or distillate boiling range fuel products. It has been unexpectedly discovered that catalytic slurry oil can be separately hydroprocessed under fixed bed conditions to achieve substantial conversion of asphaltenes within the slurry oil (such as substantially complete conversion) while reducing/minimizing the amount of coke formation on the hydroprocessing catalyst.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
Fuel production from fcc products
Systems and methods are provided for upgrading catalytic slurry oil to form naphtha boiling range and/or distillate boiling range fuel products. It has been unexpectedly discovered that catalytic slurry oil can be separately hydroprocessed under fixed bed conditions to achieve substantial conversion of asphaltenes within the slurry oil (such as substantially complete conversion) while reducing or minimizing the amount of coke formation on the hydroprocessing catalyst.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
Efficient recording of transaction video
Systems and methods of recording real-time video transactions between computerized user devices that make more efficient use of the systems' computing resources. Such systems and methods can record real-time video transactions between computerized user devices (e.g., customer client devices, customer service agent devices) by exploiting similarities between (1) video frame data generated by the respective computerized user devices, and (2) video frame data composed by the systems that record the real-time video transactions, without substantially degrading the video quality of the recorded real-time video transactions..
Identifying performance-degrading hardware components in computer storage systems
Performance-degrading hardware components in computer storage systems are identified. A timed-out input/output (i/o) operation is detected.
International Business Machines Corporation
System and implementing personal emergency response system based on uwb interferometer
A non-wearable personal emergency response system (pers) architecture is provided, having a synthetic aperture antenna based rf interferometer followed by two-stage human state classifier and abnormal states pattern recognition. In addition, it contains a communication sub-system to communicate with the remote operator and centralized system for multiple users' data analysis.
Echocare Technologies Ltd.
System and ensuring the quality of a human translation of content through real-time quality checks of reviewers
Computer system, methods, mobile app, and media to guarantee the quality of a language translation of content using a computer network of translators and reviewers communicating in real-time. The accuracy, and hence quality, of the translation is ensured by incorporating “real-time” quality checks comprising randomly inserted errors into an original human translation and evaluating if a reviewer detects the errors.
One Hour Translation, Ltd.
Method for offline updating virtual machine images
The present invention proposes a method for offline upgrading virtual machine mirror images. The method comprises: an mirror image security server collecting virtual machine mirror images, and extracting and storing the information of the collected virtual machine mirror images; and the mirror image security server executing an upgrade operation of virtual machine mirror images in an offline way based on the information of the collected virtual machine mirror images.
China Unionpay Co., Ltd.
In-grade light fixture
An in-grade light fixtures having hermetically sealed components that enable water and air to pass through the fixture to effectuate cooling without degrading the fixture components.. .
Abl Ip Holding Llc
Method for electrochemically assisted upgrade of hydrocarbons
A method for upgrading a hydrocarbon using active hydrogen, includes the steps of: feeding a hydrocarbon to a two-compartment cell having a first compartment, a second compartment and a membrane dividing the compartments, wherein the hydrocarbon is fed to the first compartment which functions as a chemical compartment; feeding a source of hydrogen to the second compartment which functions as an electrochemical compartment; and pulsing an electric current or cathodic current across the second compartment.. .
Microbial oils with lowered pour points, dielectric fluids produced therefrom, and related methods
Methods and compositions for the production of dielectric fluids from lipids produced by microorganisms are provided, including oil-bearing microorganisms and methods of low cost cultivation of such microorganisms. Microalgal cells containing exogenous genes encoding, for example, a sucrose transporter, a sucrose invertase, a fructokinase, a polysaccharide-degrading enzyme, a lipid pathway modification enzyme, a fatty acyl-acp thioesterase, a desaturase, a fatty acyl-coa/aldehyde reductase, and/or an acyl carrier protein are useful in manufacturing dielectric fluids..
Terravia Holdings, Inc.
Methods and compositions for treating obesity
The present invention provides anti-ghrelin antibodies or antigen-binding molecules that are capable of degrading ghrelin and inhibiting ghrelin-mediated cellular activities. Also provided in the invention are therapeutic applications of combinations of these antibodies, e.g., to treat or prevent obesity..
The Scripps Research Institute
Apparatus with mobile reusable airtight container assembly utilizing pressurized gas to maintain freshness of roasted coffee beans or grounds
One embodiment of an apparatus with mobile reusable airtight container assembly (10) which utilizes pressurized inert gas or co2 gas for long term preservation of the freshness of roasted coffee beans or grounds in terms of aroma and taste, utilizes a system of an electronic controller (250), pressure switch (170), gas delivery valve (180), check valve (50) and vent valve (160) to create a pressurized environment of inert gas or co2 gas and low residual oxygen and moisture concentrations within the airtight container assembly (10). An airtight lid (20) with pressure seal (220) covers the airtight container assembly (10) and creates a reusable system whereby the user can remove a portion of the roasted coffee beans or grounds as often as needed in order to brew coffee without degrading the long term freshness of the roasted coffee beans or grounds stored within the airtight container assembly (10).
Method for updating vehicle ecus using differential update packages
A method for upgrading vehicle electronic control units (ecus) in a vehicle comprises: creating a differential upgrade package (dup) for each upgrade to a predetermined ecu, said creating comprises: comparing a new image of the digital contents of a predetermined ecu flash memory with a present image of the digital contents of the predetermined ecu flash memory; and producing a set of changes to modify the present image to the new image, said changes comprising a set of instructions. The dup comprises a set of instructions that are utilized to update the ecu flash memory a block at a time..
Methods of increasing the cellulolytic enhancing activity of a polypeptide
The present invention relates to methods of increasing the activity of a polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity, comprising: adding a soluble activating divalent metal cation to a composition comprising the polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity, wherein the presence of the soluble activating divalent metal cation and the polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity increases degradation or conversion of a cellulose-containing material by a cellulolytic enzyme composition compared to the polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity without the soluble activating divalent metal cation. The present invention also relates to compositions, methods for degrading or converting a cellulose-containing material, and methods for producing a fermentation product..
Process for upgrading refinery heavy residues to petrochemicals
The present invention relates to a process for upgrading refinery heavy residues to petrochemicals, comprising the following steps of: (a) separating a hydrocarbon feedstock in a distillation unit into a to overhead stream and a bottom stream (b) feeding said bottom stream to a hydrocracking reaction area (c) separating reaction products, which are generated from said reaction area of step (b) into a stream rich in mono-aromatics and in a stream rich in poly-aromatics (d) feeding said stream rich in mono-aromatics to a gasoline hydrocracker (ghc) unit, (e) feeding said stream rich in poly-aromatics to a ring opening reaction area.. .
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.
Benzothiophene derivatives as estrogen receptor inhibitors
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,.
Method and system for reducing instability when upgrading software
A system and a method of rating software bugs using a bug scoring and tracking system is presented. The system and method may use automated scoring of the bugs to determine the impact of the bug.
Oracle International Corporation
Process for upgrading refinery heavy hydrocarbons to petrochemicals
(c) feeding said liquid stream comprising naphtha boiling range hydrocarbons to a hydrocracking unit.. .
Process for co-producing commercially valuable products from byproducts of heavy oil and bitumen upgrading process
The present invention is directed to modifications of bitumen and heavy oil upgrading and refining processes to synthesize synthetic crude oil and other valuable synthesized hydrocarbon products in an efficient manner along with the production of commercially valuable co-products from by-products formed by the upgrading process.. .
Expander Energy Inc.
Compositions and methods for filter cake removal
The present disclosure provides compositions for removing filter cake from a subterranean borehole and methods for degrading filter cake and filter cake removal. The composition contains an encapsulated peroxygen (e.g., acrylic resin coated ammonium persulfate), a surfactant (e.g., nonionic surfactant), and optionally an unencapsulated peroxygen.
Ethical Solutions, Llc
System and providing virtual items to users of a virtual space
A system and method for providing virtual items to users of an online game operated in a virtual space. Multiple users may participate in affiliations or alliances of discrete groups of users in an online game and may access the online game through client computing platforms associated with the users.
Shelf stable fried product and process for creating the same
A shelf stable fried product and a process for creating a shelf stable fried product is disclosed. Aspects include a process for managing fat migration, moisture migration, and cell degrading of a food product during frying.
Conagra Foods Rdm, Inc.
Base station device, gateway device, call connecting method, and wireless communication system
A system is provided which is capable of connecting a call without degrading the security level in a mobile terminal network, even when a call addressed to a user equipment (ue) arrives via the internet or a home network. A femto base station receives a packet addressed to a ue via the internet or a home network, and starts a paging procedure.
Sun Patent Trust
High dynamic range image/video coding
A disclosed configuration includes a system (or a computer implemented method or a non-transitory computer readable medium) for automatically preprocessing higher dynamic range image data into lower dynamic range image data through a data adaptive tuning process. By automatically preprocessing the higher dynamic range image data into the lower dynamic range image data through the data adaptive tuning process, an existing encoding process for encoding the standard dynamic range image data can be applied to the lower dynamic range image data while preserving metadata sufficient to recover image fidelity even in the high dynamic range.
System and downgrading applications
Disclosed herein is a technique for downgrading applications to placeholder applications in order to free up storage space in a user device. Based on a variety of heuristics, a number of installed applications are identified as candidates for a downgrade.
Methods of grading carcinomas
Methods for grading carcinomas are provided as well as kits therefor. A method is provided for grading a carcinoma, or suspected carcinoma, comprising obtaining a sample of the carcinoma or suspected carcinoma and contacting the sample with one or more reagents so as to identify lacnac or gal.beta.1,4glcnac expression on cell surfaces thereof, quantifying the identified lacnac or gal.beta.1,4glcnac expression, and comparing quantified lacnac or gal.beta.1,4glcnac expression to one or more predetermined control values, and assigning a grade to the suspected carcinoma based on the quantified lacnac or gal.beta.1,4glcnac expression being in excess of, or less than, the one or more predetermined control values.
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, Inc.
Light mixing structure
A light mixing structure includes a main body, a first light source, and a second light source. A first light path and a second light path are formed inside the main body, and communicate with each other.
Isuzu Optics Corp.
Systems and methods for renewable fuel
The present application generally relates to the introduction of a renewable fuel oil as a feedstock into refinery systems or field upgrading equipment. For example, the present application is directed to methods of introducing a liquid thermally produced from biomass into a petroleum conversion unit; for example, a refinery fluid catalytic cracker (fcc), a coker, a field upgrader system, a hydrocracker, and/or hydrotreating unit; for co-processing with petroleum fractions, petroleum fraction reactants, and/or petroleum fraction feedstocks and the products, e.g., fuels, and uses and value of the products resulting therefrom..
Ensyn Renewables, Inc.
Methods of diagnosing, grading, monitoring, and treating hepatic encephalopathy
The present disclosure provides methods, systems, and instruments for the determination by a physician or medical professional whether a subject is experiencing or has recently experienced an overt he episode and for grading overt he episodes as well as methods, systems, instruments and tools for screening for overt he episodes by a non-medical professional such as a caregiver. Also provided are methods of treating he episodes and methods of monitoring he episode treatment that incorporate these methods, systems, instruments, and tools..
Horizon Therapeutics, Llc
Methods for creating and distributing art-directable continuous dynamic range video
Novel systems and methods are described for creating, compressing, and distributing video or image content graded for a plurality of displays with different dynamic ranges. In implementations, the created content is “continuous dynamic range” (cdr) content—a novel representation of pixel-luminance as a function of display dynamic range.
Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zurich (eth Zurich)
Method for upgrading bio-oil using supercritical alcohols and upgraded bio-oil by the method
Provided herein is a method for upgrading a bio-oil using a supercritical alcohol, and the bio-oil upgraded by the method, the method including removing oxygen existing in the molecule of the bio-oil using the supercritical state alcohol as a solvent and reacting the bio-oil and the alcohol solvent at supercritical state so as to increase the energy content, removing organic acids that increase the acidity of the bio-oil including formic acid and acetic acid or converting the organic acids to other materials so as to reduce the acidity, and converting hydrophilic materials in the bio-oil to hydrophobic materials so as to reduce the moisture content, and increasing the ph of the bio-oil to reduce the corrosiveness, thereby providing the effectiveness in upgrading a bio-oil.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University
Degrading and removing cured resins from substrates
Methods are provided for chemically removing cured resin product from surfaces and subterranean formations in case of inappropriate consolidation, plugging of screens or tubing, and equipment damage. A chemical solvent is introduced to a wellbore where a resin has cured.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Sulfoalkyl ether cyclodextrin compositions
Sae-cd compositions are provided, along with methods of making and using the same. The sae-cd compositions comprise a sulfoalkyl ether cyclodextrin having an absorption of less than 0.5 a.u.
Cydex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
On the definition of the resource block in ofdma/ul mumimo in hew
Techniques for resource block allocation in a multi-user mimo high efficiency wlan system are provided. Specifically, teachings that when taken alone or together, provide a device or a group of devices with an improved resource allocation for the reduction of usable tone waste, are presented.