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Grids in backside illumination image sensor chips and methods for forming the same

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

Grids in backside illumination image sensor chips and methods for forming the same

Thruster grid clear circuits and methods to clear thruster grids

Boeing

Thruster grid clear circuits and methods to clear thruster grids

Thruster grid clear circuits and methods to clear thruster grids

Airtrain & hydroairtrain


Date/App# patent app List of recent Grids-related patents
08/20/15
20150237723 
 Conductive sheet, usage  conductive sheet and capacitive type touch panel patent thumbnailConductive sheet, usage conductive sheet and capacitive type touch panel
Disclosed are a conductive sheet, a usage method of the conductive sheet and a capacitive type touch panel. For a first conductive sheet, two or more conductive first large grids are formed atop a first transparent base, wherein each first large grid is constituted by combining two or more small grids, and the shapes of facing sides of each first large grid are formed to alternate.
Fujifilm Corporation


08/20/15
20150236067 
 Grids in backside illumination image sensor chips and methods for forming the same patent thumbnailGrids in backside illumination image sensor chips and methods for forming the same
A device includes a semiconductor substrate having a front side and a backside, a photo-sensitive device disposed on the front side of the semiconductor substrate, and a first and a second grid line parallel to each other. The first and the second grid lines are on the backside of, and overlying, the semiconductor substrate.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


08/13/15
20150226189 
 Thruster grid clear circuits and methods to clear thruster grids patent thumbnailThruster grid clear circuits and methods to clear thruster grids
Thruster grid clear circuits and methods to clear thruster grids are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a low voltage grid clear circuit to apply first energy to a grid at a first voltage, and a high voltage grid clear circuit to detect a failure of the applied energy to clear a short circuit condition of the grid and to apply second energy to the grid at a second voltage higher than the first voltage..
The Boeing Company


08/13/15
20150224840 
 Airtrain & hydroairtrain patent thumbnailAirtrain & hydroairtrain
This invention is an airtrain, it is a half airplane and a half train. All parts and their functions are the exactly same as an airplane.

07/30/15
20150215245 
 User interface for graphical representation of and interaction with electronic messages patent thumbnailUser interface for graphical representation of and interaction with electronic messages
A method and a device are disclosed including a user interface configured to display and manage grouped graphical representations of electronic data and messages, such as files and emails, that can be zoomed in to access different types of information and details about one or a group of messages. The user interface further allows searching for, dispositioning, and taking various actions on one or a group of messages.

07/30/15
20150214737 
 Grid integrated control apparatus, grid control system, grid control apparatus,  program, and control method patent thumbnailGrid integrated control apparatus, grid control system, grid control apparatus, program, and control method
At least one grid (3000) distributes power to a consumer (7000). The grid (3000) transmits power to the other grid (3000).
Nec Corporation


07/30/15
20150213676 
 Gaming  providing a symbol game patent thumbnailGaming providing a symbol game
In various embodiments, the gaming system disclosed herein includes a cascading symbol or tumbling reel game which retains, saves or stores zero, one or more of any symbols removed during the play of a primary cascading symbols game. In various embodiments, the gaming system disclosed herein includes a cascading symbol or tumbling reel game which sequentially layers a plurality of adjacent symbol display position grids at different depths..
Igt


07/30/15
20150213364 
 Predicting pollution formation on insulator structures of power grids patent thumbnailPredicting pollution formation on insulator structures of power grids
A method and a device for predicting insulator pollution grade includes acquiring prediction data affecting the insulator pollution grade; acquiring current pollution status of the insulator; predicting the insulator pollution grade based on the prediction data, the current pollution status and an insulator pollution grade calculating model, wherein the insulator pollution grade calculating model at least comprises an initial pollution status variable of the insulator, and a pollutant accumulation prediction and a pollutant reduction prediction based on the initial pollution status variable, at least one of the accumulation prediction and the reduction prediction being associated with the prediction data, and the initial pollution status variable being associated with the current pollution status.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


07/30/15
20150211818 
 Composite hanger grid and components, splash bar, assembly thereof and  assembly patent thumbnailComposite hanger grid and components, splash bar, assembly thereof and assembly
A composite hanger grid for supporting splash bars in a cooling tower uses separate vertical suspension members and horizontal beams by which all of the operational loads imposed on the splash bars are transferred to the horizontal beams, which then transfer the load to the vertical suspension members. Since all of the horizontal beams are independent of each other and separate components from the vertical suspension members, the horizontal beams will be loaded equally throughout the entire hanger grid.
Brentwood Industries, Inc.


07/23/15
20150206028 
 Point cloud reduction apparatus, system, and method patent thumbnailPoint cloud reduction apparatus, system, and method
In a point cloud reduction method, a point cloud model and a predetermined reduction ratio are received, and a boundary box of the point cloud model is computed and divided into a plurality of grids according to the predetermined reduction ratio. A point set which includes points in the one or more adjacent grids is obtained and a plane which intersects with a center point of the point set and takes a feature vector of the point set as a normal vector is constructed.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205841 

Data processing device and data processing method


The present invention discloses a data processing device and a data processing method. The method includes: creating a multi-face solid graphics, displaying a first surface of the multi-face solid graphics on a predetermined area that is on a display interface, selecting a first dataset and a second dataset from a database and associating the first dataset and the second dataset respectively with two adjacent side edges of the first surface, dividing the first surface into multiple grids, and displaying query items; rotating the multi-face solid graphics according to a rotation instruction input by a user, so as to display a second surface on the predetermined area; re-selecting two datasets from the database and associating the two datasets respectively with two adjacent side edges of the second surface, dividing the second surface into multiple grids, and displaying query items..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205001 

Basin-to-reservoir modeling


Systems and methods for basin to reservoir modeling to identify any hi-grade drilling targets based on the linking of static and dynamic reservoir rock and fluid properties. Static, present-day, reservoir and field scale description grids or unstructured meshes are transformed into dynamic (through time) simulation grids or unstructured meshes that can subsequently be used for input to dynamic calculators.
Landmark Graphics Corporation


07/16/15
20150201460 

Wireless communications station with satellite backhaul


A wireless communications station is provided that includes base portion and a tower portion. The tower portion includes a plurality of solar panels, a wi-fi antenna, and satellite.

07/09/15
20150193974 

Apparatus, method, and non-transitory tangible computer readable medium thereof for creating 3d scene


Apparatuses, methods, and non-transitory tangible computer readable media thereof for creating a 3d scene are provided. The apparatus generates a height map according to a plurality of depth data of an image.
Htc Corporation


07/02/15
20150186389 

Recommending points of interests in a region


Techniques for searching and providing geographical regions are described. The process searches and recommends points of interests based on a user-specified region.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/25/15
20150179619 

Stub minimization with terminal grids offset from center of package


A microelectronic package includes a microelectronic element having memory storage array function overlying a first surface of a substrate, the microelectronic element having a plurality of contacts aligned with an aperture in the substrate. First terminals which are configured to carry all address signals transferred to the package can be exposed within a first region of a second substrate surface, the first region disposed between the aperture and a peripheral edge of the substrate.
Invensas Corporation


06/25/15
20150177414 

Method for calculating lightning stroke frequency interception area of structure and building under consideration of surrounding objects


A method for calculating lightning stroke frequency interception area of a building and a method for calculating respective ia of several buildings in a certain region according to the method. The method comprises: performing measuring and mold establishing on tpb and surrounding objects, establishing virtual tpib and toib in a three-dimensional space, distributing the overlapped ia s according to proportions of tpov v1 and toov v2, acquiring the area of s1 part which belongs to tpb, and adding s1 to the exclusive ia s0 of tpb to obtain the ia of tpb under the consideration of surrounding objects; or dividing the region covering all the iss into grids according to a certain size, respectively calculating heights h1 of tpib and h2 of toib on each grid node, if h1 is higher than h2, adding the grid area into the ia of tpb, if h1 is lower than h2, performing no operation, and if h1 is identical to or substantially identical to h2, the point being a point on tisb, and drawing the point; processing each grid node sequentially in this way, a final accumulation value is obtained at last, which is just the ia of tpb; and the points on the boundary are drawn one by one, finally composing tisb.
Shanghai Goalie Software Development Co., Ltd.


06/18/15
20150169116 

Touch panel and display device


A touch panel (10) is provided with an x electrode (2) and a y electrode (4) in which unit electrodes (2w and 4w), which are configured by a plurality of rectangular small grids (2u and 4u) formed by wiring (6) formed of fine metal wires, are electrically connected in a predetermined direction. Therefore, it is possible to provide a touch panel capable of suppressing visibility of a light-dark pattern and a mesh-like small grid, even if variations occur in the patterning processes of touch panel electrodes..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


06/11/15
20150160929 

Systems and methods for information flow analysis


Computer-implemented methods for analyzing computer programs written in semi-structured languages are disclosed. The method is based on unification of the two classic forms of program flow analysis, control flow and data flow analysis.

06/04/15
20150155710 

Power network system, control power network system, and control program for power network system


When some failure occurs in the case where power interchange is performed among grids, an alternate route is searched at high speed in consideration of a deficiency/excess amount of power. A power network system has a plurality of power routers (1-7), power transmission lines (100-111) connecting the power routers, a controller (8), a communication network (10), and communication lines (11).
Nec Corporation


05/28/15
20150149139 

Data compression of hydrocarbon reservoir simulation grids


A dense volumetric grid coming from an oil/gas reservoir simulation output is translated into a compact representation that supports desired features such as interactive visualization, geometric continuity, color mapping and quad representation. A set of four control curves per layer results from processing the grid data, and a complete set of these 3-dimensional surfaces represents the complete volume data and can map reservoir properties of interest to analysts.
King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology


05/28/15
20150146167 

Method and device for improving visual performance


The disclosure describes an apparatus (100) for improving a visual function, having a first display element (1) for displaying at least one moving grid (110) consisting of grid elements (120); at least one portable closure element (2) for the occlusion of at least one eye; a portable eye tracking device (3) for measuring at least one characteristic value of a non-occluded eye; a first control unit (5) having a first communication interface (140) to the eye tracking device (3) and a second communication interface (150) to the at least one closure element (2); and a second control unit (6) connected to the display element (1), with a third communication interface (160) to the first control unit (5). The second control unit (6) is adapted to provide a display to a non-occluded eye of the moving grids (110) on the first display element (1) controlled on the basis of the characteristic values measured by the eye tracking device (3), wherein the display to a non-occluded eye on the first display element (1) is controlled in such a fashion that additionally attention-capturing stimuli (130) are displayed..
Clearlyventure Limited


05/28/15
20150145083 

Structure of dielectric grid for a semiconductor device


An image sensor device and a method for manufacturing the image sensor device are provided. An image sensor device includes a pixel region and a non-pixel region in a substrate.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


05/21/15
20150142197 

Automated identification of components connected in a power grid


Automated identification of components connected within a power grid is facilitated by: obtaining by one component of the power grid a request to broadcast a power-connected beacon identifying, at least in part, the one component of the power grid; and responsive to the request, automatically broadcasting by the one component the power-connected beacon into the power grid by superimposing the beacon onto an energized power line to identify that the one component is electrically connected to the power grid. In one embodiment, the power grid includes one or more stand-alone sub-grids, and the one component is a load component, or a distribution component, or a power-supply component of one stand-alone sub-grid of the power grid, and the obtaining is subsequent to a reconfiguration of the power grid, wherein one or more stand-alone sub-grids in the power grid are modified..
Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation (iperc)


05/14/15
20150134132 

Method and security constrained economic dispatch in hybrid power systems


The teachings herein disclose an advantageous method and apparatus for performing security constrained economic dispatch (sced) for a hybrid power system that includes one or more ac grids interconnected with one or more multi-terminal high voltage dc (hvdc) grids. The teachings include optimizing a non-linear objective function, subject to a set of constraints that include ac and dc grid constraints, for determining the sced solution using successive linear approximation.

05/14/15
20150129745 

Structured lighting applications with high speed sampling


A scene measurement assembly includes a first illuminator assembly having multiple grids of coplanar illuminators, a first system-on-chip light sensing device having sensors disposed to receive reflected light emitted by the first illuminator assembly, a second illuminator assembly having plural grids of coplanar illuminators, each of the plural grids of coplanar illuminators being disposed in different planes relative to each other, and a second system-on-chip light sensing device that receives reflected light emitted by the second illuminator assembly. Each of the multiple grids of coplanar illuminators of both illuminator assemblies is disposed in different planes relative to each other.

05/07/15
20150127647 

Element computation-communication parallelization method implemented on cubed-sphere grids based on spectral element method and hardware device performing the same


A method of parallelizing computation in an element and communication between elements in a cubed-sphere coordinates system based on a spectral element method is disclosed. The method is performed in a hardware device including a computation part, a memory and a communication buffer.
Korea Institute Of Atmospheric Prediction Systems


05/07/15
20150126819 

Neurological stimulus for the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (sids)


Inventive embodiments include a system for preventing sudden infant death syndrome (sids) in an infant, by the application of stochastic resonance neurological stimuli. The system includes a crib mattress and copper noise grids, wherein the copper noise grids are embedded in the crib mattress.
Element 1 Systems Llc


05/07/15
20150124929 

X-ray anti-scatter grid


An x-ray anti-scatter grid having thinner x-ray opaque layers, smaller x-ray opaque diameters, greater aspect ratio, lower weight and improved image resolution is disclosed. A method of forming the x-ray anti-scatter grid is disclosed that includes a set of hollow x-ray transparent glass capillary tubes that are fused together, with an x-ray opaque layer thick enough to block x-rays at a specified energy inside the capillary tubes.
Incom, Inc.


05/07/15
20150123972 

Systems and methods for rendering 2d grid data


Systems and methods for rendering 2d grids using texture mapping and fragment shaders.. .
Landmark Graphics Corporation


05/07/15
20150122928 

Food mincer


A food mincer providing improved features. The suction base includes a control ring providing an improved visual indication of its position.
Dart Industries Inc.


04/23/15
20150113431 

Method and terminal device for adjusting widget


The present disclosure discloses a method and a terminal device for adjusting a widget. The method includes: acquiring a size value of the widget on an interface of a terminal device after switching a grid configuration of the interface from a first grid configuration to a second grid configuration; and determining the number of grids occupied by the widget according to size values of each grid in the second grid configuration..
Xiaomi Inc.


04/23/15
20150113379 

Representation of unstructured grids


A method can include receiving an unstructured grid of a multi-dimensional region; partitioning at least a portion of the unstructured grid into subdomains based at least in part on a cell number criterion; generating a hierarchical representation of the at least a portion of the unstructured grid that includes the subdomains and the cells; indexing cells in the subdomains based at least in part on the cell number criterion to define a data structure; and assigning respective property values to respective indexed cells for at least a portion of the data structure.. .
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


04/23/15
20150112600 

Spectrum splitting


Spatial sampling is a key factor in determining acquisition parameters for seismic surveys. Acquiring the data to meet spatial sampling requirements for low, mid and high frequencies, by acquiring coarse, medium and fine acquisition grids respectively and layering these during processing, can result in reduced cost and/or higher quality surveys..
Geokinetics Acquistion Company


04/23/15
20150110420 

Image processing method and system using the same


An image processing method and system using the same, wherein the image processing method includes capturing a plurality of images corresponding to the surroundings of an object using a plurality of image capturing modules to generate a two-dimension planar image; providing a three-dimension projected curved surface; defining a plurality of first grids on the three-dimension projected curved surface and a plurality of second grids on the two-dimension planar image, wherein each of the first grids correspond to each of the second grids; transforming the first grids on the three-dimension projected curved surface and the second grids on the two-dimension planar image into a plurality of first redrawn grids and second redrawn grids respectively based on the angles formed between the normal vector of the two-dimension planar image and the normal vector of each first grid, wherein each first redrawn grid corresponds to each second redrawn grid.. .
Institute For Information Industry


04/23/15
20150108345 

Ion mobility spectrometer


Shutter gate grid is a structure wherein first and second disc-shaped members made of metal with an insulation sheet member sandwiched therebetween are integrally joined by means of insulative screws. Gate grids with conductive wires secured to the central openings thereof are fused onto the disc-shaped members; screw insertion holes formed in the second disc-shaped member are fan-shaped and have play in the direction of rotation, making it possible to adjust the parallelism of the conductive wires of the two members by finely adjusting the rotational position when tightening the screws.
Shimadzu Corporation


04/23/15
20150107961 

Sorting, swapping, and organizing objects on transfer ball grids


An approach is provided to sort objects on a surface of vertically-adjustable low friction transfer modules that are controlled by processors. A request to sort the plurality of objects in a horizontal direction is received with each of the objects is assigned a sort position.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/23/15
20150107960 

Sorting, swapping, and organizing objects on transfer ball grids


An approach is provided to sort objects on a surface of vertically-adjustable low friction transfer modules that are controlled by processors. A request to sort the plurality of objects in a horizontal direction is received with each of the objects is assigned a sort position.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/23/15
20150107666 

Moisture resistant photovoltaic devices with exposed conductive grid


The present invention provides strategies for improving the adhesion among two or more of transparent conducting oxides, electrically conductive grid materials, and dielectric barrier layers. As a consequence, these strategies are particularly useful in the fabrication of heterojunction photovoltaic devices such as chalcogenide-based solar cells.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


04/16/15
20150106070 

Boundary layer computations on cfd grids


System and method for computing boundary layer properties are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first boundary layer cell that is substantially close to a wall of a structure is selected.
Airbus India Operations Pvt. Ltd.


04/16/15
20150105928 

Renewable energy-based electricity grid infrastructure and grid infrastructure automation and operation


A renewable energy resource management system manages a delivery of a power requirement from a multi-resource offshore renewable energy installation to an intelligent power distribution network. The installation includes multiple renewable energy resource components and is capable of variably and independently generating power from each to microgrids comprising the intelligent power distribution network so that the entire power requirement is satisfied from renewable energy resources.

04/16/15
20150105924 

Renewable energy-based electricity grid infrastructure and grid infrastructure automation and operation


A renewable energy resource management system manages a delivery of a power requirement from a multi-resource offshore renewable energy installation to an intelligent power distribution network. The installation includes multiple renewable energy resource components and is capable of variably and independently generating power from each to microgrids comprising the intelligent power distribution network so that the entire power requirement is satisfied from renewable energy resources.

04/16/15
20150102679 

Inertial response function for grids with high turbine penetration


A method for compensating at least partially a frequency deviation in a grid is provided in which a grid frequency is determined and the grid frequency is applied to a grid frequency criterion. If the grid frequency meets the grid frequency criterion, a determination is made as to a set of wind turbines from a wind turbine power plant fleet based on the grid frequency criterion, and a command for a transient frequency response is transmitted to the set of wind turbines..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


04/02/15
20150095697 

Method and system for multi-dimensional raid


A method for storing data including calculating: a first set of parity values using the data, a second set of parity values using the first set of parity values, and a third set of parity values using the data, and the first set and second set of parity values. The method further includes storing a portion of the data in a grid, where the grid includes grids locations that are each associated with a physical location, where each physical location is determined using a unique combination of at least a first value determined using a first independent fault domain and a second value determined using a second independent fault domain.
Dssd, Inc.


04/02/15
20150094871 

Managing devices in micro-grids


An approach to provide power from power supply devices to power consuming devices using a centralized system. The approach includes a method for configuring micro-grids that comprises the steps of receiving information of a power consuming device and criticality of the power consuming device from a universal appliance service (uas) system.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/02/15
20150092870 

Digital up converter


A method that includes providing to multiple inverse fast fourier transform (ifft) and polyphase circuits multiple baseband channels so that different ifft and polyphase circuits receive different sets of baseband channels; applying ifft operations and the polyphase filtering operations by the multiple ifft and polyphase circuits to provide multiple converted channels; wherein different ifft and polyphase circuits output different sets of converted channels that at least partially populate different ifft grids that comprise different frequency bins; wherein frequency bins of a same ifft grid of the different ifft grids are spaced apart from each other by a first spacing; frequency shifting one or more sets of the converted channels to provide an output set of sub-channels; wherein the output set of sub-channels at least partially populates an output frequency grid in which output sub-channels originating from different sets of converted channels are of interleaving frequencies and in which the spacing between adjacent output frequency bins is smaller than the spacing between frequency bins of each ifft grid; and combining the sub-channels of the output set of sub-channels to provide an interleaved output channel.. .
Harmonic, Inc.


04/02/15
20150091906 

Three-dimensional (3d) browsing


A three dimensional (3d) client application for web browsing is described. The 3d client is able to interpret 3d structure definitions and display 3d environments associated with various sets of websites.

04/02/15
20150090405 

Stepped sonotrode and anvil energy director grids for narrow/complex ultrasonic welds of improved durability


A sonotrode and anvil are adapted for ultrasonic welding of work pieces, to produce a narrower weld region that exhibits greater durability, permitting use of less material per package. The horn-to-anvil contact is through a plurality of energy directors arranged into a three-dimensional grid pattern to be capable of distributed vibration-transmissive contact.

03/26/15
20150087383 

Matched symbol upgrade slot game


Methods and systems providing game play of a slot game allowing for identifying matching symbols in the same relative positions in two or more grids. A first grid and a second grid may be displayed.
Igt


03/26/15
20150084649 

Capacitive wire sensing for guarding applications


A system, method and device for capacitive sensing of a guarding application is provided. A capacitive sensing module is coupled to one or more features of a guard system having capacitive guard panels and protective grids.
L & P Property Management Company


03/19/15
20150081127 

Managing devices within micro-grids


An approach to provide power from power supply devices to power consuming devices based on using priority levels for each of the power consuming and supply devices. The approach includes the steps of receiving information of a power consuming device from an energy management, including criticality information obtained from a universal appliance service system.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/19/15
20150081074 

Method for machining the trailing edge of a turbine engine blade


A method for manufacturing a turbine engine blade including an airfoil with a profile defined by a theoretical digital model, the method including: manufacturing a blank having a thickened portion along a trailing edge of the airfoil relative to the theoretical profile; removing the thickened portion by adaptive machining, including: positioning the blank in a reference frame; acquiring, by probing at a predetermined number of points on a first surface of the blank along the trailing edge, positions of the points in the reference frame; determining differences, in one direction, in position from corresponding points of the theoretical model; producing machining grids on the blank surface, peaks of the grids determined from the points; determining an amount of material to be removed from the surface of the grids, based on the position of the points relative to the peaks and the deviations in position; and machining the airfoil.. .
Snecma


03/19/15
20150080099 

Gaming providing a cascading symbol game with interacting symbols


A gaming system including a cascading symbol game which utilizes a plurality of interacting symbols. In certain embodiments, the cascading symbol game utilizes a plurality of symbol display position matrices or grids.
Igt


03/19/15
20150080098 

Gaming providing a cascading symbol game with shifting symbols between multiple symbol display position matrices


A gaming system including a cascading symbol or tumbling reel game which utilizes a plurality of symbol display position matrices or grids. Each symbol display position matrix includes a plurality of symbol display positions, wherein at least one of the symbol display position matrices includes one or more symbol display positions associated with a plurality of different symbol display positions of a plurality of the symbol display position matrices..
Igt


03/19/15
20150080094 

Gaming providing a cascading 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.
Igt


03/19/15
20150080093 

Gaming providing a cascading 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.
Igt


03/19/15
20150080092 

Gaming providing a cascading 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.
Igt


03/19/15
20150080090 

Gaming providing a cascading symbol game with interacting symbols


A gaming system including a cascading symbol game which utilizes a plurality of interacting symbols. In certain embodiments, the cascading symbol game utilizes a plurality of symbol display position matrices or grids.
Igt


03/19/15
20150076375 

Method for fabricating medical imaging multilayer, multiaperture collimator


A photon collimator, suitable for use in medical imaging equipment, is constructed from a block of photon-attenuating material, such as solid tungsten or molybdenum alloy that defines a plurality of integrally formed septa slats. Each slat has an elongated length dimension greater than thickness and depth dimensions, and is oriented in an opposed pattern array that is laterally spaced relative to its respective thickness dimension.
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.


03/12/15
20150073707 

Systems and methods for comparing range data with evidence grids


Systems and methods for comparing range data with evidence grids are provided. In certain embodiments, a system comprises an inertial measurement unit configured to provide inertial measurements; and a sensor configured to provide range detections based on scans of an environment containing the navigation system.
Honeywell International Inc.


03/12/15
20150070355 

Adaptive multi-frequency shading


An architecture for pixel shading, enables flexible control of shading rates and automatic shading reuse between triangles in tessellated primitives in some embodiments. The cost of pixel shading may then be decoupled from the geometric complexity.

03/12/15
20150068190 

Thrust reverser with a deployment-controlled blocking flap


A thrust reverser device for a turbojet engine nacelle includes a mobile cowl movably mounted to translate between a closed position which the mobile cowl covers grids deflecting some of the air flow of the turbojet engine and an open position in which it opens a passage and uncovers the grids. The mobile cowl is associated with a blocking flap to pivot between a retracted position and a blocking position corresponding to the open position of the mobile cowl.
Aircelle


03/05/15
20150066443 

Computing device and analyzing assembly clearance between two components of product


In a method for analyzing an assembly clearance between two components of a product using a computing device, the assembly clearance between the two components is scanned to obtain a point cloud of the assembly clearance using a scanning device. The method meshes points of the point cloud to generate triangular grids, and divides the triangular grids of the point cloud into two planes of the product.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


03/05/15
20150064628 

Methods for making micro- and nano-scale conductive grids for transparent electrodes and polarizers by roll to roll optical lithography


Methods of micro- and nano-patterning substrates to form transparent conductive electrode structures or polarizers by continuous near-field optical nanolithography methods using a roll-type photomask or phase-shift mask are provided. In such methods, a near-field optical nanolithography technique uses a phase-shift or photo-mask roller that comprises a rigid patterned externally exposed surface that transfers a pattern to an underlying substrate.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan


03/05/15
20150059277 

Vip roofing insulation


An insulating composite panel (icp) 100, has an initial thermal resistance (r value) greater than about 50 ft2·° f.·h/btu (8.8 k·m2/w) at a thickness less than 2.0 in (51 mm). The icp is preassembled with a vacuum insulation panel (vip) 102 protected by a lower rigid cover board 104 adhered to a lower surface of the vip by a lower grid of adhesive ribbons 108, and by an upper rigid cover board 106 adhered to an upper surface of the vip by an upper grid of adhesive ribbons 110.

03/05/15
20150059160 

Electric display apparatus with a lighting system


The electric display apparatus with a lighting system, comprising: an electric display column, a support frame, a display shelf, some lamps, some plastic strips and coppers. The electric display column includes some grooves and grids.
Dongguan Henglong Fixture Manufacturing Company Ltd.


02/26/15
20150058490 

Grid proxy architecture for network resources


Various embodiments allow grid applications to access resources shared in communication network domains. Grid proxy architecture for network resources (gpan) bridges grid services serving user applications and network services controlling network devices through proxy functions.
Microsoft Technology Licensing


02/26/15
20150058061 

Zonal energy management and optimization systems for smart grids applications


An energy management and optimization system for smart grids is proposed to manage available zonal tools and resources to fulfill the objectives of a decision maker. The present invention is based on an efficient energy management system that monitors and manages the power of a zonal segment of the power system, at a flexible scale while taking into account the nature and characteristics of the zone.

02/26/15
20150054103 

Imaging systems with baffle grids


An imaging system may include a camera module with an image sensor having an array of image sensor pixels. The image sensor may include a substrate having an array of photodiodes, an array of microlenses formed over the array of photodiodes, and an array of color filter elements interposed between the array of microlenses and the array of photodiodes.
Aptina Imaging Corporation


02/26/15
20150052814 

Slider window assembly


A slider window assembly for a vehicle includes a frame portion having an upper rail and a lower rail, at least one fixed window panel that is fixed relative to the frame portion, and a movable window panel that is movable along the upper and lower rails. The movable window panel is movable between a closed position and an opened position.
Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.


02/19/15
20150052088 

Voltage-based clustering to infer connectivity information in smart grids


Techniques, systems, and articles of manufacture for voltage-based clustering to infer connectivity information in smart grids. A method includes clustering multiple voltage time series measurements into one or more groups, wherein said multiple voltage time series measurements are derived from one or more sensors; determining a connectivity model based on the one or more groups; comparing the determined connectivity model to an existing connectivity model to detect one or more inconsistencies between the determined connectivity model and the existing connectivity model; and updating the existing connectivity model based on said one or more detected inconsistencies..
International Business Machines Corporation


02/19/15
20150051747 

Method for multiple energy storage management in microgrids


The implemented controller uses a cost function to find the optimal rate of charge/discharge for all batteries. In other words, this battery management system aims to find the minimum overall operating cost to run the batteries over a specific period of time..
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


02/19/15
20150049311 

Image projection apparatus


An image projection apparatus includes: a grid portion provided on a housing of the apparatus and having a plurality of grids through which air flows in or out of the apparatus. The grid portion includes an edge portion of the grid portion, and a central portion of the grid portion, having a thickness thicker than a thickness of the edge portion of the grid portion..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


02/19/15
20150048679 

Smart grid appliance control


Systems and methods for controlling small grids of appliances are described. One sample method includes receiving consumption data from a plurality of electrical appliances that are plugged into outlets at a first location and monitoring power usage at the first location.
Atmel Corporation


02/12/15
20150040361 

Machine for deforming the wires of grids for making electric accumulators


A machine for deforming the wires of grids for making electric accumulators, which comprises two lower moulds, and two upper moulds which are positioned above the lower moulds and which are operable to shift between a raised position, in which they are separated from the underlying lower moulds, and a lowered position in which they are pressed against the lower moulds to deform the wires of the grids on a grid strip. The upper moulds comprise respective projecting moulding areas and respective seats which are positioned between the moulding areas of the relative upper mould, and each housing a corresponding piece-detacher element which, when the upper moulds are in the raised position, is suitable to interfere with the grid remaining attached to the corresponding upper mould to separate the grid from such upper mould..
Sovema S.p.a.


02/05/15
20150037683 

Reformed battery grids


A method of making a grid for a battery plate of a lead-acid battery. A substantially planar web is manufactured to include a plurality of spaced apart and interconnected wire segments, which at least partially define substantially planar surfaces, have a plurality of transverse lands, and interconnect at a plurality of nodes to define a plurality of open spaces between the wire segments.
Wirtz Manufacturing Co., Inc.


01/29/15
20150032817 

System and method using software defined continuity (sdc) and application defined continuity (adc) for achieving business continuity and application continuity on massively scalable entities like entire datacenters, entire clouds etc. in a computing system environment


A system and method using software defined continuity (sdc) and application defined continuity (adc) for achieving business continuity and application continuity comprising one or more resources of multiple end users or service providers logically connected to one or more cloud infrastructures wherein the said collection of resources forms a continuity grid or a part of continuity grid or sub grid for which continuity is needed and wherein the said continuity grid or part of continuity grid or sub grid are paired with the continuity peer grids located in the same or different cloud infrastructures to satisfy continuity requirements of the said continuity grid or part of continuity grid or sub grid.. .
Sanovi Technologies Pvt Ltd.


01/29/15
20150032278 

Managing devices within micro-grids


An approach to provide power from power supply devices to power consuming devices based on characteristics of the power consuming devices and/or the power supply devices. The approach includes a method that includes receiving information of a power consuming device from an energy management system that determines criticality of the power consuming device.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/29/15
20150030128 

Radiographic apparatus


A first and a second accumulated value calculating units re provided which, in a location where foil shadows by grid foil strips straddle pixels, identify this location based on geometry, and calculate straddle accumulated values of the foil shadows in the identified location. Even when the foil shadows by the grid foil strips straddle the pixels due to twisting and bending of the grid foil strips, such location is identified based on geometry and the straddle accumulated values of the foil shadows in the identified location are calculated.
Shimadzu Corporation


01/29/15
20150028782 

Traction motor retarding flux reference


A traction motor system calculates motor flux by generating a real time effective resistance of a resistance grid calculated from motor torque and measured voltage on a dc link. Calculating effective resistance avoids solely relying on dc link voltage, which can be influenced by conditions such as wheel slip and drop out of one or more resistance grids.
Caterpillar Inc.


01/29/15
20150028296 

Wire grid polarizer and organic light-emitting display apparatus including the same


An organic light-emitting display includes a display unit configured to generate an image and a wire grid polarizer on the display unit; the wire grid polarizer includes a base substrate and a plurality of wire grids formed on the base substrate, wherein the plurality of wire grids are spaced from one another and disposed in parallel, and a first spacing between each pair of the plurality of wire grids in a first region of the base substrate and a second spacing between each pair of the plurality of wire grids in a second region of the base substrate is different.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


01/29/15
20150028230 

Method for charged-particle multi-beam exposure


To irradiate a target with a beam of energetic radiation formed by electrically charged particles, the beam is formed and imaged onto a target, where it generates a pattern image composed of pixels. The pattern image is moved along a path on the target over a region to be exposed, and this movement defines a number of stripes covering said region in sequential exposures and having respective widths.
Ims Nanofabrication Ag


01/15/15
20150017810 

Dual chamber plasma etcher with ion accelerator


The embodiments herein generally deal with semiconductor processing methods and apparatus. More specifically, the embodiments relate to methods and apparatus for etching a semiconductor substrate.
Lam Research Corporation


01/15/15
20150017466 

Self-aligned tunable metamaterials


A self-aligned tunable metamaterial is formed as a wire mesh. Self-aligned channel grids are formed in layers in a silicon substrate using deep trench formation and a high-temperature anneal.

01/15/15
20150014662 

Method for pixel arrangement and display pannel using the same


One embodiment of the present invention discloses a method for pixel arrangement and a display using the same. The display areas are divided into a plurality of rectangular regions which have the same area according to a plurality of vertical grids which own the same distance between the adjacent.
Everdisplay Optronics (shanghai) Limited


01/01/15
20150002791 

Polarizer, a display panel having the same and a manufacturing the same


A polarizer includes a base substrate and a dielectric stacked layer. The dielectric stacked layer in includes a first dielectric layer and second dielectric layer.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


12/25/14
20140376283 

Systems and methods for active damping device for stabilizing a power grid of active sources and loads


Embodiments relate to systems and methods for an active damping device for stabilizing a power grid of active sources and loads. In power system networks or grids which incorporate active power sources and active loads, such as motors, the output voltage transfer function can exhibit instabilities due to the presence of poles in the positive real portion (right hand side) of the complex plane.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


12/18/14
20140371940 

Autonomous methods, systems, and software for self-adjusting generation, demand, and/or line flows/reactances to ensure feasible ac power flow


Autonomous, self-adjusting, and distributed line flow processing for a network having nodes with branches coupling adjacent ones of the nodes and components coupled to the nodes. Systems, methods, and software made in accordance with this disclosure can be used to identify where power flows can exceed the maximum transfer limit in each line and to enable automated adjustments in order to avoid such conditions.
Carnegie Mellon University


12/18/14
20140368504 

Scalable volumetric 3d reconstruction


Scalable volumetric reconstruction is described whereby data from a mobile environment capture device is used to form a 3d model of a real-world environment. In various examples, a hierarchical structure is used to store the 3d model where the structure comprises a root level node, a plurality of interior level nodes and a plurality of leaf nodes, each of the nodes having an associated voxel grid representing a portion of the real world environment, the voxel grids being of finer resolution at the leaf nodes than at the root node.
Microsoft Corporation


12/11/14
20140363742 

Fiber scrim, battery electrode and manufacturing same


A battery electrode with a pasting textile, fabric, or scrim made with an electrode grid (e.g., a stamped grid or expanded metal grid) coated in battery electrode and covered with pasting textile formed of a bonded, non-woven fiber web. The web is formed from one or more fibers with an average length greater than 20 μm.

12/11/14
20140360757 

Transparent conductive film having anisotropic electrical conductivity


A transparent conductive film module is provided which includes a first transparent conductive film and a second transparent conductive film, which are transparent conductive films with metal embedded grids and have grid-like grooves evenly filled with conductive material. The slope of the grid metal lines in the first transparent conductive film has greater probability density in a lateral direction than that in a vertical direction; slope of the grid metal lines in the second transparent conductive film has greater probability density in a vertical direction than in a lateral direction.

12/11/14
20140360429 

Gas barrier element for pecvd reactors


This disclosure relates to plasma processing for photovoltaic device manufacturing. Particularly to a plasma processing system that includes an electrode that allows gas to pass through into the process chamber that includes a substrate.

12/11/14
20140360053 

Non-slip therapeutic dog boots


A product for therapeutic, non-slip animal boots. The product includes boots of various materials molded into grids and shaped to cover an animal's paws, and a means of securing the boots to the animal's paws..



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