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04/07/16
20160100431 
 Radio communication system and terminal device patent thumbnailRadio communication system and terminal device
A radio communication system includes a radio base station and a terminal device. The radio base station and the terminal device share correspondence information about subsets of preamble sequences obtained by segmenting preamble sequences available in the radio communication systems into groups, each of the subsets being associated with a received signal level at the terminal device and a number of repetitions for transmitting the preamble sequences of each of the subsets.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100426 
 Scheduling requests in small cell networks patent thumbnailScheduling requests in small cell networks
A small cell network in which a terminal is simultaneously served by a macro cell and one or more small cells. These may operate at different frequencies, and may have different bandwidths, traffic loading and support different qos (quality of service).
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160100354 
 Terminal device, communication system, and method implemented by the terminal device patent thumbnailTerminal device, communication system, and method implemented by the terminal device
A terminal device that is carried by a user and is connected to a network by wireless communication, the terminal device comprises: a communication unit that communicates information with some other device via the network in a communication form selected from multiple communication forms; an acquiring unit that acquires a communication-enabled place where the terminal device can communicate information in any of the communication forms in a peripheral area of a current location of the terminal device and a data transfer rate when the terminal device performs wireless communication in the communication-enabled place; a generating unit that generates available information indicating whether the communication forms are available on the basis of a corresponding data transfer rate with respect to each communication-enabled place in the peripheral area; and a presenting unit that presents the available information in each communication-enabled place in the peripheral area to the user.. .

04/07/16
20160100340 
 Method and device for supporting mobility of mobile terminal in distributed mobile network based on a software-defined network patent thumbnailMethod and device for supporting mobility of mobile terminal in distributed mobile network based on a software-defined network
A method and a system for supporting mobility of a mobile terminal in a distributed mobile network based on a sdn are disclosed. A method of supporting a fast handover of a mobile terminal in a node-b (enb) includes the steps of: receiving a handover initiation message from the mobile terminal, the handover initiation message including identification information and signal strength of a target enb; determining whether or not for a fast handover trigger using the signal strength of the target enb and movement history of the mobile terminal previously stored; and when it is determined as the fast handover trigger, transmitting a handover request message and a rule for the handover to the target enb by using the identification information of the target enb..
Foundation Of Soongsil University-industry Cooperation


04/07/16
20160100283 
 Location determination of infrastructure device and terminal device patent thumbnailLocation determination of infrastructure device and terminal device
A method and apparatus determines a physical location of a wireless infrastructure device. At least one coarse location data from an associated terminal device is determined.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100178 
 Method of color palette coding applicable to electronic device and electronic device using the same patent thumbnailMethod of color palette coding applicable to electronic device and electronic device using the same
The disclosure is directed to a method of color palette coding and an electronic device using the same method. The proposed method would include not limited to encoding, by using a processor, a bit stream to represent a color of a coding unit and storing the bit stream in a storage medium or transmitting the bit stream.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


04/07/16
20160100146 
 Imaging apparatus, image processing method, and medium patent thumbnailImaging apparatus, image processing method, and medium
An imaging apparatus acquires an image including a still image and a moving image, tracks a position of the object within an image capturing area of the image, records a luminance change within a region of the object being tracked, detects a point having a luminance change amount equal to or greater than a threshold, as a specular reflection area, calculates an object correction value, which is a color correction value of the object, based on color information of the specular reflection area, and corrects color overlap of the image based on the object correction value.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100141 
 Image projection apparatus, image projection method, and computer-readable storage medium patent thumbnailImage projection apparatus, image projection method, and computer-readable storage medium
An image projection apparatus includes a light source configured to emit light with a luminance according to electric power; a color wheel configured to sequentially transmit the light through multiple color filters arranged along a circumferential direction; a light modulation element configured to form an image by modulating an intensity of the light transmitted through the color wheel according to an input signal representing input image data; and a selection controller configured to select, out of a first waveform indicating temporal change in electric power supplied to the light source in a first mode and a second waveform indicating temporal change in electric power supplied to the light source in a second mode, the second waveform when a luminance value of the input signal is equal to or less than a first threshold. A brightness of the image in the second mode is lower than that in the first mode..

04/07/16
20160100136 
 Digital microscope having a spring-mounted pivotable unit patent thumbnailDigital microscope having a spring-mounted pivotable unit
A digital microscope includes a stationary stand body (12) and a pivot unit (14) that is mounted on a shaft (24) of the stand body (12), pivotably around the longitudinal axis (26) of the shaft (24). The pivot unit (14) includes an image sensing unit for acquiring images of objects to be examined microscopically.
Leica Microsystems (schweiz) Ag


04/07/16
20160099970 
 Contract broker for secure ad-hoc personal data sharing patent thumbnailContract broker for secure ad-hoc personal data sharing
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for sharing sensitive personal data such as personally identifying data and financial data of a user. In an aspect the exchange of data is facilitated by a trusted contract broker, which is in communication with a client device and an external application.
Demandware, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099829 

Self-healing communications network


A self-healing communications network including a network bus that connects a plurality of field controllers. Each field controller is configured to operate an element of a system installed in a building or similarly large structure, and each is connected to the network bus.
Schneider Electric Buildings, Llc


04/07/16
20160099820 

Circuits and methods for wireless transmitters


Circuits comprising: digital-to-amplitude converter (dac), comprising: binary weighted switching transistors (bwsts), each having gate coupled to amplitude control bit acb, and wherein the drain of each of the bwsts are connected together and wherein the source of each of the bwsts are connected together; transistor m1 having gate coupled to input signal and first bias voltage bv1 and source coupled to the drains of the bwsts; transistor m2 having gate coupled to bv2 and source coupled to the drain of m1; transistor m3 having gate coupled to bv3 and source coupled to the drain of m2; transistor having gate coupled to bv4, source coupled to the drain of m3; and inverter having input coupled to another acb and having output coupled to the output of the dac and the drain of m4.. .

04/07/16
20160099819 

Receiving circuit and data decision method


A receiving circuit includes: a first decision circuit to output boundary data obtained by performing a binary-decision on input data in synchronization with a first clock; a first decision feedback equalizer to output center data obtained by performing equalization and a binary-decision on the input data using a first equalization coefficient in synchronization with a second clock; a phase detection circuit to detect phase information of the input data based on the boundary data and the center data; a phase control circuit to output phase difference information of the center data based on an opening of an eye pattern formed by overlaying data transition patterns; a first phase adjustment circuit to adjust a phase of the first clock based on the phase information; and a second phase adjustment circuit to adjust a phase of the second clock based on the phase information and the phase difference information.. .
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160099793 

Terminal device and packet processing method


A packet processing method, the method includes, receiving tcp packets from a wireless access point. An a-msdu packet is created by aggregating tcp ack frames generated by the received tcp packets.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099785 

Method of self-adaptation of a signal quality, corresponding devices and computer program


A method self-adapts signal quality of non-audio data exchanged via an audio channel between a mobile terminal and a payment accessory. The method includes at least one iteration of the following acts: reception, by the mobile terminal, of a reference signal transmitted by the payment accessory; analysis, in the mobile terminal, of the received reference signal, the analysis delivering at least one item of information representative of the quality of the reference signal, referred to as quality information; transmission, by the mobile terminal to the payment accessory, of the quality information.
Ingenico Group


04/07/16
20160099635 

Motor core having separately processed rotor and stator laminations


Methods for forming a motor core having separately processed stator and rotor laminations are disclosed. The stator and rotor laminations may be formed from a single electrical steel source, such as a sheet or coil.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


04/07/16
20160099622 

Hybrid conductor for generator stator winding


A generator comprises a rotor to be driven for rotation adjacent a stator. The stator includes laminated core teeth having circumferentially intermediate slots and a conductor received within the slots.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


04/07/16
20160099621 

Lamination clamping structure


A generator rotor system having various features is disclosed. The generator rotor system has at least one main generator rotor with winding-pole sets spaced annularly about the rotor.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


04/07/16
20160099620 

Rotor of electric motor with permanent magnets


A rotor of an electric motor with permanent magnets includes a pack of laminations made of ferromagnetic material with slots—for the permanent magnets which are arranged radially with respect to the rotation axis and are extended parallel thereto. The permanent magnets are magnetized along a direction that is perpendicular to the radius of the rotor.
Lafert S.p.a.


04/07/16
20160099615 

Laminated iron core and manufacturing laminated iron core


A laminated iron core includes laminated iron core pieces, in which coupling parts are formed so as to communicate in a lamination direction of the laminated iron core pieces, and the coupling parts are filled with resins. The laminated iron core satisfies the following formula: (t×s)/η>{(4×e×δ×w×t3)/l3}×n, where t is a strength (n/mm2) of the resin; s is a cross-sectional area (mm2) of the coupling part or the resin; e is a young's modulus (n/mm2) of the strip material; δ is a distortion amount (mm) of the iron core piece; w is a width (mm) of the iron core piece in a radial direction; t is a plate thickness (mm) of the iron core piece; n is the number of laminated iron core pieces; l is a distance (mm) between the coupling parts adjacent in the circumferential direction; and η is a safety factor..
Mitsui High-tec , Inc.


04/07/16
20160099458 

Protection element


The present invention provides a protection device which includes: a ptc laminar element which is formed of an insulation resin and has at least one throughhole; electrically conductive metal thin layers which are positioned on each of main surfaces of the laminar element, and a fuse layer which is positioned on a side surface defining at least one of said at least one throughhole and electrically connects the electrically conductive metal thin layers which are positioned on each of main surfaces of the laminar element. The protection device of the present invention allows a larger amount of a current to flow therethrough and can provide a protection from an excessive current..
Tyco Electronics Japan G.k.


04/07/16
20160099452 

Laminated porous film, separator for battery, and battery


Disclosed is a laminated porous film which has both gas permeability and heat resistance and can exhibit excellent smoothness and excellent pin extraction properties when used as a separator for a battery. The laminated porous film is characterized by having a heat-resistant layer laminated on at least one surface of a polyolefin resin porous film, wherein the heat-resistant layer comprises a filler and a resin binder, and wherein the surface of the heat-resistant layer has a static friction coefficient of 0.45 or less, a gas permeability degree of 2000 sec/100 ml or less and a tensile elastic modulus of 400 to 1000 mpa when the film is stretched in the lengthwise direction at a stretching rate of 3%..
Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099394 

Light source and display device including the same


A display device includes a light source which comprises a first line receiving power, a second line connected to a ground terminal, a plurality of light source units generating light, first to k-th conductive patterns connecting the light source units to the first and second lines in series, where k is a natural number greater than 1, and a discharge pattern disposed adjacent to the conductive patterns and the second line, and leading static electricity flowing into the conductive patterns to the second line.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099392 

Laminate sub-mounts for led surface mount package


An led package is described that acts as a sub-mount between a printed circuit board and an led. The sub-mount includes a laminate to thermally isolate the led from the pcb while providing a thermal heat dissipative sink for the led..
The Bergquist Company


04/07/16
20160099365 

Collector grid and interconnect structures for photovoltaic arrays and modules


An interconnected arrangement of photovoltaic cells is achieved using laminating current collector electrodes. The electrodes comprise a pattern of conductive material extending over a first surface of sheetlike substrate material.

04/07/16
20160099238 

Embedded package and method thereof


The present invention discloses anew embedded package comprising: a pre-mold lead frame with a plurality of chips attached thereon, where the molding material fills the voids of the lead frame, no that the lead frame is entirely solid; a plurality of pins arranged around the lead frame; a metal clip attached on and electrically connecting the chips together; first laminate layer which covers the chips, the lead frame, a metal clip and pins; conductive plug and extension formed to connect an electrode of a chip to a corresponding pin or to connect the chips together. The new embedded package of the invention with a three-dimensional stack capacity improves the thickness, thermal and electrical properties and the flexible power and logic hybrid design..
Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Incorporated


04/07/16
20160099175 

Semiconductor structure including a through electrode, and forming the same


A semiconductor structure including a through electrode includes a lamination body including at least three layers, including respective vertically aligned electrode parts, the electrode part on the surface of an uppermost layer and including an aperture, the electrode part of the intermediate layer having an aperture smaller than the aperture of the uppermost layer; a through-hole extending from the aperture of the electrode part on the uppermost layer to the surface of the electrode part on a lowermost layer, the through-hole having a depressed part on a side wall thereof between the electrode parts therein; an insulating layer disposed on the entire side wall in the through-hole at a part other than on surfaces of the electrode parts; and a conductive material filling the through-hole from the surface of the electrode part on the lowermost layer to the surface of the electrode part on the uppermost layer.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160099141 

Color-shifted lamps using neodymium-fluorine containing coating


The specification and drawings present a new apparatus such as a halogen incandescent lamp is presented herein, the apparatus comprising a light source such as a light-generating element made of tungsten, configured to generate a visible light such as white light having chromaticity coordinates of the light source in a clear center in a color space, and a component such as light-transmissive envelope, enclosing the light source and comprising a coating with a compound comprising elements of neodymium and fluorine and configured to provide a desired light spectrum by filtering the generated visible light using the compound, where the desired light spectrum having chromaticity coordinates in the color space being shifted from the clear center below the black-body locus and outside of a four-step macadam ellipse of the light source to meet a predefined requirement for a modified spectrum lamp.. .
Ge Lighting Solutions, Llc


04/07/16
20160099108 

Multilayer ceramic capacitor


A multilayer ceramic capacitor has a capacitor body of laminate structure and a pair of external electrodes, and shaped roughly as a rectangular solid defined by length l, width w, and height h. This multilayer ceramic capacitor is such that the width w and height h meet the condition of “1.10≦h/w≦1.70.”.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099106 

Ceramic electronic component


A ceramic electronic component includes a laminated body including ceramic layers and conductor layers stacked alternately; and first and second external electrodes provided on portions of the laminated body. Each of the first and second external electrodes includes a sintered metal layer provided on the laminated body, a conductive resin layer covering the sintered metal layer, and a plated layer covering the conductive resin layer.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160099102 

Electronic component


An electronic component has a laminated body, a circuit element disposed in the laminated body, an electrostatic discharge element disposed in the laminated body, a circuit-element external electrode electrically connecting the electrostatic discharge element and the circuit element, and a grounding external electrode connected to the electrostatic discharge element for electrically connecting the electrostatic discharge element to the ground. The electrostatic discharge element is disposed closer to a first end surface of the laminated body as compared to the circuit element.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098991 

Voice recognition mobile terminal and device thereof


A voice recognition method and device, for improving efficiency and accuracy of voice recognition. The method comprises: receiving a trigger message of an operation class to be operated for operating on a mobile terminal, wherein the operation class is a class divided according to the service function of the mobile terminal (s101); receiving voice keyword information and determining a voice keyword from the voice keyword information (s102); and retrieving a keyword library under an operation class entry to be operated in accordance with the voice key word, and returning a search result (s103)..
Smartisan Digital Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098971 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program product


A computer includes an image processing apparatus, the image processing apparatus includes a transformation unit that transforms color information on an input image signal on the basis of a transformation rule; a correction range calculation unit that calculates a correction range in a predetermined color space on the basis of a positional relationship between source coordinates and destination coordinates in the color space; and a point-based transfer distance calculation unit that calculates transformation destination coordinates at respective points within the correction range on the basis of the positional relationship between the source coordinates and the destination coordinates, and a positional relationship between coordinates at the respective points within the correction range and the source coordinates to reflect the calculated transformation destination coordinates on the transformation rule.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation


04/07/16
20160098954 

Organic light emitting display and degradation compensation method thereof


An organic light emitting display can include a display panel including pixels, a degradation sensing circuit to sense a threshold voltage of organic light emitting diodes (oleds) in the pixels and calculate an average degradation value based on the sensed threshold voltage of the oleds, a compensation target adjustor to adjust a compensation target based on the average degradation value, when the average degradation value is reduced by a previously determined reference value, and a data modulator to add and subtract a luminance compensation value determined depending on the adjusted compensation target to and from input digital video data and modulate the input digital video data. Also, each time the average degradation value is reduced by the previously determined reference value, the compensation target adjustor reduces stepwise the compensation target in conformity with changes in the average degradation value, and a stepwise adjustment width of the compensation target is non-uniform..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098943 

Hybrid medical laparoscopic simulator


The present invention provides a hybrid medical laparoscopic simulator including an ecm, laparoscopic instrument imitators coupled to the ecm, trocar imitators coupled to the ecm, a visualization system coupled to the ecm attained by the presence of a robot-patient, laparoscopic unit imitators coupled to the ecm, and operating room equipment. Each of the laparoscopic instrument imitators is executed in a form of a real instrument, contains a sensor unit, and is separated from at least four trocar imitators installed in an abdominal cavity of the robot-patient, each of the trocar imitators is coupled to a corresponding displacement node of the trocar imitator, and a position of the trocar imitator on an anterior wall of the abdominal cavity of the robot-patient is traced and defined..
Eidos-medicina Ltd


04/07/16
20160098912 

Notification device


A notification device includes an identification information acquisition section that acquires identification information output from an in-vehicle device in response to a change of a vehicle condition, a sound source data acquisition section capable of performing an acquisition operation of acquiring sound source data from an outside, a storage section capable of storing the sound source data for notification acquired by the sound source acquisition section and association data in which the identification information and the sound source data for notification are associated with each other, and a control section that outputs the sound source data for notification on the basis of the association data when the identification information acquisition section acquires the identification information. The sound source data acquisition section and the storage section are provided in a mobile terminal, and the mobile terminal is provided with an association data edit section capable of editing the association data..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098876 

End to end system for service delivery to and from a vehicle using a dongle


A dongle module to be installed in a vehicle is discussed. The dongle module has memory buffers and processors.
Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems, Llc


04/07/16
20160098871 

Package exchange and service system using a key fob simulator


A key fob simulator for sending actuation command to a vehicle is discussed. The key fob has memory buffers, processors, and a transceiver that uses wireless communications to communicate with a backend cloud-based system.
Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems Llc


04/07/16
20160098857 

Lighting management in virtual worlds


A method includes providing a three-dimensional virtual environment by executing instructions and displaying the environment in two dimensions on a display screen of a computerized appliance, defining a matrix of cells within space of the virtual environment having objects with surfaces positioned by coordinates virtual environment, determining relative occupancy values for cells intersection of objects with cells, determining in the direction of light sources, relative illumination values for the cells with consideration of intensity and direction and occupancy values, including occlusion effects from cell to cell, and displaying illumination effects on surfaces of objects by managing pixel colors and intensity according to illumination values of adjacent cells.. .

04/07/16
20160098840 

Method, system and computer program product for producing a raised relief map from images of an object


A method for obtaining a model of an object surface from a plurality of images of said object, wherein the object is illuminated with one or more illumination sources, the method comprising: —obtaining a set of images each comprising an array of pixels and representing similar views of an object, wherein the similar views are obtained under different illumination conditions; —defining a model function that expresses the known pixel intensity values of the images in terms of the following unknown model components: —a first model component (a) representing the albedo of the object at each pixel location and being the same for the plurality of images and being an albedo value; —a second model component (l) representing an intensity of illumination for each image and being an illumination source intensity value being the same for all pixels of each image; —a third model component (v) representing a specific illumination direction and being different for each image and being an illumination vector and being the same for all pixels of each image; —a fourth model component (n) representing surface normal directions of the object surface at each pixel position and being the same for all images and being a normal vector; —performing one or more sequences of minimization operations to minimize a difference function between the pixel values obtained from the set of images and pixel values calculated using said model function, each minimization operation being performed by allowing one of said model components (a, l, v, n) to vary while the others remain unchanged; —outputting the fourth model component (n) as said model of the object surface.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


04/07/16
20160098827 

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium


An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit, an extracting unit, and an associating unit. The setting unit sets a position of a first-type person in a region within a predetermined distance from a communication device installed in a structure in a case where the communication device communicates with a mobile terminal carried by the first-type person.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098809 

System and checkless cash advance settlement


Methods, devices, and systems for conducting a checkless cash access settlement are provided. In one embodiment, a cash advance method includes the following: a customer initiates a cash access transaction via a cash access system; the customer receives authorization or denial; the customer provides identification and the financial card to a cashier or attendant; the cashier or attendant validates the customer's identity, retrieves the transaction information, and completes the cash advance application; the application prints a non-negotiable instrument, such as a transaction receipt; the customer signs the receipt confirming the transaction with a physical receipt or electronic capture..
Everi Payments Inc.


04/07/16
20160098799 

Processing securities-related information


Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for improving clarity of disclosure materials provided to investors, by enabling securities issuers, intermediaries and/or other entities to create and disseminate clear and concise summary-level information on individual securities to investors to enable informed investment decisions. The information may include a summary version of the full statutory prospectus (a “summary prospectus”).
Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098798 

Method of creating a net lease using a risk shifting investments in wind power generation


A method for constructing a financial mechanism in a wind power generation project investment by shifting at least a portion of the risk of the wind power generation project investment from an investor to a guarantor in a manner that allows the investor to consider the investment to be a net lease is disclosed. The method includes paying a premium amount for a wind power generation project obtaining a guaranteed total return floor amount for the wind power generation project, obtaining an amount of a fixed payment associated with the wind power generation project and an amount of a variable payment associated with the wind power generation project, obtaining a wind insurance policy, an equipment insurance policy, residual value insurance and/or a put option with appropriate collateral, and obtaining a service provider and an asset manager for the wind power generation project in a manner that preserves the investors position as the owner/operator..
Jupiter Renewables, Llc


04/07/16
20160098790 

Annotating a transaction history record with merchant information identified from a merchant identifier and user computing device location data


A payment processing system receives one or more indications of a user's location at a time that the user initiates a transaction with a merchant system at a physical location of the merchant system, processes the transaction, and receives a merchant point of sale identifier from the issuer system associated with the financial account information selected by the user. The payment processing system creates a combined list of candidate merchant identities based on the received merchant pos identifier and the user computing device location.
Google Inc.


04/07/16
20160098759 

System and enabling efficient digital marketing on portable wireless devices for parties with low capabilities


A system and method are provided for managing digital marketing to a multiplicity of consumers by way of portable wireless digital devices. The system comprises a simplified human-device interface stored on the portable wireless digital devices.
Grandpad, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098755 

Systems and methods for providing geographically-based promotions


Systems and methods for providing promotional materials to potential customers are described. In some cases, the described methods include obtaining gps coordinates of a merchant's location.
Mad Reach Llc


04/07/16
20160098747 

System and predicting card member spending using collaborative filtering


The disclosed method and system allows a credit or charge card issuer to provide its card members with a list of restaurants that might be of interest based on the financial transactions of similar card members. In one instance, this method filters financial transaction data from a plurality of card members that involves a plurality of restaurants to generate a set of candidate restaurant recommendations for a selected card member.
Iii Holdings 1, Llc


04/07/16
20160098739 

System and shareholder investment


A shareholder investment system and method is provided. At least certain embodiments relate to processing of loyalty rewards such as rewards generated via the use of credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, etc.

04/07/16
20160098708 

Systems and methods for processing transactions using payment tokens


A computer system is enabled to process a transaction. The computer system receives a financial account holder identifier and a merchant identifier and generates a payment token uniquely associated with the financial account holder and merchant.
Capital One Financial Corporation


04/07/16
20160098707 

Card management system having card image management function, card management method, and user terminal and server applied to the same


A card management system using a mobile wallet according to the present invention comprises: a user terminal having a mobile wallet for performing a finance trade function corresponding to a finance card; and a card management server which receives and stores card image information for the finance card from the user terminal, and which, when the finance card is to be used by way of the mobile wallet, searches for the stored card image information and provides the card image information to the user terminal.. .
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098704 

Donation device and method


An electronic, hand-held, and portable donation device and method are disclosed for collecting financial donations. The donation device may include a plurality of electronic payment processors, each payment processor corresponding to a different monetary amount..
Pod Giving Llc


04/07/16
20160098701 

Method and transaction management


The system provides a method and apparatus for initiating and completing a financial transaction from within an app, application, interface, email, ad, or the like, including social media apps, with very few steps. The system is agnostic as to merchant or advertiser, and allows a user to establish a single account that can be used for quick purchases across multiple platforms and promotional streams.

04/07/16
20160098699 

User-friendly mobile payments system


A method includes receiving a transaction request, which includes merchant data that identifies a merchant. The merchant data is translated into an account number for the merchant.
Mastercard International Incorporated


04/07/16
20160098677 

Method and system for a shipment coordination service


A shipment coordination service, which may be a company or a business, coordinates shipment of a package between an origin and a destination using one or more carriers. The shipment coordination service may have one or more processing centers associated with it for processing packages.

04/07/16
20160098670 

Technological and financial partnerships to enable a package exchange service


A cloud based package transfer system is discussed that has a cloud based package-exchange-service hosted on a cloud based provider site. The cloud based package-exchange-service supplies servers and databases of retail websites with information regarding services for package exchange available to customers and their associated vehicles.
Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems, Llc


04/07/16
20160098651 

Self-service model designer for federated financial planning and analysis


A methods and apparatuses for creating a federated multidimensional business planning model may comprise: creating, via a computing device, a first multidimensional business planning model; creating, via a computing device, a second multidimensional business planning model; integrating, via a computing device, the first multidimensional business planning model with the second multidimensional business planning model, wherein the integrating comprises mapping, via a computing device, dimensions of the first multidimensional business planning model to the second multidimensional business planning model, utilizing user input through a model map spreadsheet worksheet defining, via a computing device, at least one source dimension in the first multidimensional business planning model corresponding with at least one target dimension in the second multidimensional business planning model.. .
Host Analytics, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098601 

Method and system for a mobile terminal to achieve user interaction by simulating a real scene


A method and a system for a mobile terminal to achieve use interaction by simulating a real scene are disclosed. The method comprises: formulating a scene task for a 3d virtual scene; uploading the information of the 3d virtual scene and the scene task to a server to obtain a shared link; searching for and transmitting the shared link to nearby mobile terminals, sending an invitation and waiting for participation of the nearby mobile terminals; if the invitation is received by the nearby mobile terminals, then reading the information of the 3d virtual scene and the scene task and uploading corresponding personal information by the nearby mobile terminals; and changing locations of user roles in the 3d virtual scene according to positioning information of the mobile terminal, receiving a user operation instruction to make interactions via the user roles, and recording the user behaviors corresponding to the personal information..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098434 

Hardware accelerator for handling red-black trees


A hardware accelerator for handling red-black trees, each node of a tree including a binary color indicator, a key and the addresses of a parent node and two children nodes, the accelerator including at least two registers termed node registers, capable of storing the set of data fields of two nodes of a tree; and logic units configured for receiving from a processor at least one input data item selected from an address of a tree node and a reference key, as well as at least one instruction to be executed; for executing the instruction by combining elementary instructions on the data stored in the node registers and for supplying to the processor at least one output data item including an address of a node. A processor and computer system including such a hardware accelerator is provided..
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


04/07/16
20160098249 

Decimal and binary floating point arithmetic calculations


Logic is provided for performing decimal and binary floating point arithmetic calculations on first and second operands. The method includes: receiving the first and second operands in packed format; unpacking the first and second operands; swapping the first operand to a fourth operand and the second operand to a third operand, if an exponent of the first operand is less than an exponent of the second operand, otherwise storing the first operand to the third operand and the second operand to the fourth operand; aligning the third operand and the fourth operands based on the exponent difference of the third and fourth operand and a number of leading zeroes of the third operand; performing an add/subtract operation on the aligned third and fourth operands with normalizing and rounding between the operands; and packing the result obtained from the add/subtract..
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160098248 

Decimal and binary floating point rounding


Arithmetic logic circuitry is provided for performing a floating point arithmetic add/subtract operation on first and second floating point numbers. The method includes: generating a guard digit for the first or second number by transforming the first and second numbers by a compressing function; determining a result depending on the arithmetic operation, a sum of the transformed floating point numbers, and first and second differences of the transformed floating point numbers, and determining a corresponding result plus one by additionally adding a value of one to the result; generating injection values for rounding the final result; generating injection carry values based on the transformed first and second numbers and the injection values; and selecting the final result from the result, the result plus one, and a least significant digit, based on the injection carry values and the end around carry signals..
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160098236 

Method, computer, and system for an operating system independent device driver


A method for driving a device that enables using a device without using a conventional device driver that is dependent on the operating system of the computer. The method has a binary data conversion step which receives a mark-up language document written in a mark-up language and converts the mark-up language document to binary data composed of commands and data that can be processed by the device.
Seiko Epson Corporation


04/07/16
20160098190 

Intelligent terminal and displaying input operation interface thereof


An intelligent terminal and a method for displaying an input operation interface thereof are disclosed, where the method includes determining whether a user performs an input operation on the input operation interface of the intelligent terminal using a right hand or a left hand; if a result of determining is that the user performs the input operation using the right hand, setting input keys, which are on the input operation interface, to be arranged from right to left according to a preset rule; and if a result of determining is that the user performs the input operation using the left hand, setting the input keys, which are on the input operation interface, to be arranged from left to right according to the preset rule.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098187 

Mobile terminal and control method thereof


A mobile terminal including a touch screen configured to display a first image; and a controller configured to display a second image magnifying a portion corresponding to a touch-selected region of the first image while continuing to display the first image.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098157 

Mobile terminal and controlling the same


The present invention discloses a mobile terminal of which a process of selecting a search engine for web search and a process of inputting a keyword are simplified. The mobile terminal according to this application may include a microphone, a wireless communication unit, a display unit and a controller configured to select a search engine usable for the web search set a keyword based on a voice inputted via the microphone perform a web search using the text..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098142 

Palm gesture detection


A device includes an electronic display configured to display an object, a digitizer sensor and a circuit. The digitizer sensor is integrated with the display and senses touch input from a palm.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


04/07/16
20160098138 

Mobile terminal


A mobile terminal including a wearable device including a first wireless communication device, a sound output unit, and at least one camera; a second wireless communication device configured to perform wireless communication with the wearable device via the first wireless communication device; a touch screen configured to display information; and a control unit configured to display an icon on the touch screen for controlling the wearable device, and display a control screen including both a first control area including at least one sound control object for controlling sound output by the mobile terminal and a second control area including at least one camera control object for controlling the at least one camera of the wearable device, in response to a selection of the displayed icon.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098137 

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touchscreen; a motion sensor configured to detect a motion of the mobile terminal; and a controller configured to receive a touch input through the touchscreen in combination with a rotation of the mobile terminal detected through the motion sensor, and execute a specific function on the mobile terminal corresponding to the combination of the touch input and the rotation of the mobile terminal.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098111 

Sensor sheet, sensor sheet module, touch sensor panel module, and electronic equipment


Unit sensor sheets having a square outer shape on which a multiple number of sense lines 21 as a multiple number of conductive wirings are arranged in parallel, are disposed in 3 row, 3 column. Each end of each of the multiple number of sense lines 21 as a multiple number of conductive wirings is sequentially matched one-to-one between unit sensor sheets, for example, between the sensor sheets 2a and 2b, or the sensor sheets 2b and 2c, and electrically connected with each other, and thereby the respective multiple number of sense lines 21 as a multiple number of conductive wirings are connected in a longitudinal direction thereof and are integrated, in the 3 row, 3 column of the unit sensor sheets 2a-2i..

04/07/16
20160098101 

Mobile terminal and control method thereof


A mobile terminal including a camera configured to obtain an image; a display unit configured to output map information; a sensing unit configured to sense a movement of the mobile terminal; and a controller configured to output a preview image received through the camera to at least part of a region where the map information is output, when the movement of the mobile terminal corresponds to a preset type of movement while the map information is output, and display one or more graphic objects related to the map information as being overlapped on the preview image.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098099 

Mobile terminal, electronic device and controlling the same


A mobile terminal, an electronic device and a method of controlling the same are provided. The electronic device can be controlled easily and intuitively by using the mobile terminal including a touch device..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098065 

Terminal device and fastening or unlocking functional card of terminal device


A terminal device and a method for fastening or unlocking a functional card of the terminal device. The terminal device includes a card container, a fastening apparatus, and a processor, where the card container is configured to contain a functional card, and a socket is disposed on the card container; the fastening apparatus includes an extensible part, and the extensible part stretches into the socket to fasten the card container, or moves away from the socket to unlock the card container; and the processor is configured to determine, according to authentication information entered by a user, whether the authentication information is correct, and control, when the authentication information is correct, the extensible part of the fastening apparatus to stretch into the socket to fasten the card container, or move away from the socket to unlock the card container..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098012 

Timepiece able to indicate the sunrise or sunset anywhere in the world


The timepiece comprises means for indicating the sunrise and sunset taking account of seasonal variations. These means comprise a sphere reproducing the terrestrial globe, a shell arranged concentrically to the sphere and arranged to demarcate one portion of the terrestrial globe where it is night from another portion where it is day by indicating the position of the earth's terminator.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd


04/07/16
20160097992 

Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus


A developing device includes a developer agitation portion including a plurality of trap agitation blades arranged in an axis direction of the developer agitation portion. A plurality of agitation blade portions is arranged with being shifted from one another in a circumferential direction and a longitudinal direction of the developer agitation portion.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160097973 

Silicone skeleton-containing polymer compound and producing same, chemically amplified negative resist composition, photo-curable dry film and producing same, patterning process, layered product, and substrate


The present invention provides a silicone skeleton-containing polymer compound containing a repeating unit shown by the general formula (1) and having a weight average molecular weight of 3,000 to 500,000. There can be provided a silicone skeleton-containing polymer compound suitable used as a base resin of a chemically amplified negative resist composition that can remedy the problem of delamination generated on a metal wiring such as cu and al, an electrode, and a substrate, especially on a substrate such as sin, and can form a fine pattern without generating a scum and a footing profile in the pattern bottom and on the substrate when the widely used 2.38% tmah aqueous solution is used as a developer..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097924 

Digital microscope having a radial-piston brake system


A digital microscope includes a stationary stand body (12) and a pivot unit (14) mounted on a shaft (24) of the stand body (12), pivotably about a longitudinal axis (26) of the shaft (24). The pivot unit (14) has an image sensing unit for acquiring images of objects to be examined microscopically.
Leica Microsystems (schweiz) Ag


04/07/16
20160097908 

Coupler for cable trough


Couplers for a cable trough system including a terminal end sized to receive a terminal end of a trough member along a longitudinal direction of the body. A spring may be coupled to the body for securing the terminal end of the trough member to the coupler, the spring including first and second spring arms extending generally in opposition to one another in a plane generally parallel to the longitudinal direction.
Adc Telecommunications, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097886 

Decal for manufacturing multi-colored retroreflective sticker


A decal for manufacturing a multi-colored retroreflective sticker having a variety of colorful letters or patterns includes: a glass bead layer including a printing layer having the colorful letters or patterns made of dye-based ink, on one side of the glass bead layer; a transparent reflective layer formed on the other side of the glass bead layer and having a polarization element and a diffused reflection element sequentially deposited; an opaque bonding layer including a mixture of polyurethane and a white pigment and applied on the reflective layer to hold the glass bead layer; a thermal adhesive layer applied on the bonding layer; and a carrier sheet removably attached on the thermal adhesive layer by an adhesive remover layer, thereby obtaining uniform luminance under an artificial light source and high brightness and saturation under a natural light source.. .
Ms Korea Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097858 

Backfilling clouds of 3d coordinates


Systems and methods are provided for backfilling a 3d cloud of coordinates. One embodiment is an apparatus that includes a camera able to capture an image, and a ranging system able to measure distances objects.
The Boeing Company


04/07/16
20160097782 

Csf diagnostic in vitro diagnosis of dementias and neuroinflammatory diseases


Csf diagnostic in vitro method for the diagnosis of dementias and neuroinflammatory diseases, in which a determination of the procalcitonin immunoreactivity (pct immunoreactivity) is carried out in a sample of cerebrospinal fluid (c sf) of a patient who is suffering from a dementia or neuroinflammatory disease or is suspected of suffering from such a disease. Conclusions about the presence, the course, the severity or the success of a treatment of the dementia or neuroinflammatory disease are drawn from a measured pct immunoreactivity which is above a threshold value typical for healthy individuals..
B.r.a.h.m.s Gmbh


04/07/16
20160097780 

Methods and compositions for the diagnosis of alzheimer's disease


The present invention relates to methods for the diagnosis of subjects that have or are at risk of having alzheimer's disease (ad). In particular the present invention identifies individuals who have or are at risk of having ad through measurement of the levels of afamin in combination with at least one other biomarker such as alpha-1-antichymotrypsin, alpha-2-macroglobulin, apob100, complement c5, serine threonine protein kinase tbk1 or complement c3 in a fluid sample taken from a subject.
Randox Teoranta


04/07/16
20160097768 

Polyvalent chimeric ospc vaccinogen and diagnostic antigen


Chimeric polyvalent recombinant proteins for use as vaccines and diagnostics for lyme disease (e.g. In canines and humans) are provided.
Virginia Commonwealth University


04/07/16
20160097728 

System and inspecting a composite part during manufacture


A method, system and computer-readable storage medium are provided to facilitate inspection of a composite part during manufacture. In the context of a system, a system for inspecting a composite part during manufacture is provided that includes an inspection system configured to detect an in-process anomaly with respect to a ply of the composite part during placement of the ply.
The Boeing Company


04/07/16
20160097663 

Flowmeter using ultrasonic transducer


There is provided a flow meter using at least one ultrasonic transducer. The flow meter includes an ultrasonic transducer, a wedge that has a sloped surface formed on a top portion of the wedge and oblique with respect to a downward direction, and a dented portion formed in a half-cylinder shape along a longitudinal direction of the sloped surface; and a rotation portion that has a plane section where the ultrasonic transducer is positioned, and a curved section extended from two opposite edges of the plane section and curved in a semicircular shape to be contacted with the dented portion..
Soongsil University Research Consortium Techno-park


04/07/16
20160097651 

Image display apparatus and operating image display apparatus


Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a control method thereof. Embodiments according to the present invention comprise: a display unit for outputting a first map screen; a communication unit for accessing at least one external device and receiving location data related to the first map screen selected on a second map screen output by the external device; and a control unit for determining a geographical location corresponding to the selected location data, calculating coordinate values of the first map screen corresponding to the determined geographical location and displaying the calculated coordinate values on the first map screen, and outputting a request signal for setting the determined geographical location as at least one of a destination and a waypoint of a vehicle..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160097575 

Motor assembly with integrated on/off detection with speed profile operation


A motor assembly configured to receive an external alternating voltage. The motor assembly includes a motor and a circuit assembly.
Regal Beloit America, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097523 

Lamp having a laminar heat sink, and a its manufacture


Disclosed is a lamp with a laminar heat sink assembly. The lamp includes a plurality of thermally conducting plates, each thermally conducting plate comprising a bonding portion and a heat-dissipating structure, the bonding portions of the plurality of thermally conducting plates fixed together to form a laminar block.
Microlight Systems


04/07/16
20160097511 

Light source for uniform illumination of a surface


Devices and methods for uniform illumination of a target surface are disclosed. A device assembly has a light source configured to be coupled to a mounting surface, and at least one reflector.
Terralux, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097502 

Daylight redirecting glazing laminates


The present disclosure is directed on some embodiments to light redirecting constructions comprising a first glazing substrate, a light redirecting film comprising at least one microstructure surface, a second glazing substrate, and a first interlayer bonding the first glazing substrate to both the light redirecting film and the second glazing substrate; wherein the light redirecting film has an area smaller than the area of the first interlayer.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company


04/07/16
20160097455 

Seal member for joint of machine


A seal member for a joint between a pivot member movable about a rotational axis of a shaft includes a ring, a flange, and a resiliently flexible intermediate portion interposed therebetween. The ring includes annular distal and proximal ring faces disposed in spaced relationship to each other along a longitudinal axis.
Caterpillar Inc.


04/07/16
20160097454 

Seal member for joint of machine and assembling same


A seal member for a joint between a pivot member movable about a rotational axis of a shaft includes a ring, a flange, and a resiliently flexible intermediate portion interposed therebetween. The ring includes annular distal and proximal ring faces disposed in spaced relationship to each other along a longitudinal axis.
Caterpillar Inc.


04/07/16
20160097420 

Driveshaft with two-stage stiffness


A two-stage stiffness driveshaft includes a hollow cylinder defined by a longitudinal axis, a first end, a distal second end, and a hollow cylinder stiffness. The driveshaft also includes an inner shaft extending through the hollow cylinder along the longitudinal axis and defined by a first end, a distal second end, and an inner shaft stiffness.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


04/07/16
20160097418 

High performance sleeved interference fasteners for composite applications


A fastener adapted to pass through aligned holes through workpieces is disclosed. The fastener includes a pin member having a transition portion wherein the diameter of the transition portion decreases radially as it extends from the smooth cylindrical shank portion to the threaded portion.
Alcoa Global Fasteners, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097415 

Combination countertop leveling and connecting device and method


A combination leveler and fastening device for mounting a countertop to a floor cabinet. The device includes a body with a longitudinally aligned bore, a continuous external threads formed on the outside surface of the body, two opposite ends perpendicularly aligned with the body's longitudinal axis and a plurality of radially slots formed on each end.

04/07/16
20160097412 

Self-locking plug


A compact, highly-reusable, self-locking includes a body component, a flexible beam finger component with a plurality of axially-oriented flexible beam fingers, a tab sleeve component including one or more downward extending tabs, an annular detent ring component including a plurality of detents in radial alignment with the plurality of flexible beam fingers, and a wave spring disposed between the tab sleeve component and the annular detent ring component for providing a biasing force to urge the tab sleeve component in a direction of a central, longitudinal axis of the self-locking plug. The flexible beam finger component moves relative to the annular detent ring component when the body component is rotated about the central, longitudinal axis, a, of the self-locking plug, thereby causing the plurality of flexible beam fingers to travel across the plurality of detents and cause elastic deformation of the flexible beam fingers..
Moeller Manufacturing Co., Inc.


04/07/16
20160097340 

Cylinder liner assembly having air gap insulation


A cylinder liner assembly is disclosed for use with an engine. The cylinder liner assembly may have a liner with a hollow, generally cylindrical body extending from a top end to a bottom end along a longitudinal axis.
Caterpillar Inc.


04/07/16
20160097272 

Well completion with single wire guidance system


The present disclosure includes a system. The system includes a current source and a ground terminal the ground terminal is electrically connected to the current source.
Applied Technologies Associates, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097252 

Seal and assembly comprising the seal and applying the seal


A seal including a seal wall comprising a swelling polymer material having elastomeric properties so that the seal has a non-swollen state and an expanded state, the seal wall having a closed circumference that extends around a central longitudinal axis and that extends from a first end via an intermediate section to a second end along a length (l) in the direction of the central axis (a), wherein the first end of the seal sleeve wall is connected or connectable to the inner element and wherein the seal wall, apart from at and adjacent to the first end thereof, is freely radially expandable due to the fact that the second end and the intermediate section of the seal wall are not connected to any structural parts.. .
Ruma Products Holding B.v.


04/07/16
20160097250 

Blind shear ram


A shear ram assembly for use in a bop stack. The shear ram assembly includes a ram block disposed within the shear ram housing and having a forward end facing the bore, the ram block movable between an open position, in which the ram block is retracted away from the bore, and a closed position, in which the ram block is extended toward the bore.
Hydril Usa Distribution, Llc


04/07/16
20160097243 

Extra low profile cable protectors


A pumping system useful for pumping fluids from a subterranean formation to a surface facility includes a first component and a second component connected to the first component with a neck flange. The pumping system further includes a motor lead cable that provides electrical power from the surface facility to the pumping system and a cable protector connected to the neck flange that secures the motor lead cable to the first and second components.
Ge Oil & Gas Esp, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097237 

Drill bit with extendable gauge pads


A drill bit for use in a wellbore is disclosed, including a bit body having a longitudinal axis; and at least one moveable member associated with a lateral extent of the bit body, wherein the at least one moveable member is configured to translate in a member axis that is substantially longitudinal. Further, a method of drilling a wellbore is disclosed, including providing a drill bit including a bit body having a longitudinal axis and at least one movable member associated with a lateral extent of the bit body; conveying a drill string into a formation, the drill string having the drill bit at the end thereof; drilling the wellbore using the drill string; and selectively translating at least one movable member in a member axis that is substantially longitudinal..
Baker Hughes Incorporated


04/07/16
20160097230 

Apparatus and rotating tube adjustment and visually indicating spring force in a door operator or closer


An apparatus for adjusting the force in a door operator or closer includes a tube rotatable about a longitudinal axis and a coil spring therein connected to door operator/closer. A fixed adjusting screw extends along the longitudinal axis of the housing through the coil spring and a spring collar is threaded onto the adjusting screw and rotatable with the tube.
Yale Security, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097204 

Floor panel, as well as method, device and accessories for manufacturing such floor panel


Floor panel, more particularly a laminate floor panel, which, at least at two opposite edges (2-3-4-5), is provided with coupling parts (6-7-8-9), whereby this floor panel (1), at its decorative side, forms an imitation of wood, from which, by means of a tool, wood portions have been removed from the surface, more particularly forms an imitation of so-called scraped wood, and whereby this floor panel (1) comprises a decor (10) representing a wood pattern (18), a top layer (11) on the basis of synthetic material (12), and an underlying substrate (13), whether or not composed of several layers or parts, characterized in that the floor panel (1), in the surface over which the decor (10) extends, is provided with embossed portions (19 and/or 20) continuing up into the aforementioned substrate (13), whereby these embossed portions (19 and/or 20) are at least applied in order to imitate the aforementioned removed wood portions.. .
Flooring Industries Limited, Sarl


04/07/16
20160097196 

Wooden frame truss with enhanced fire resistance


A wooden frame truss with enhanced fire resistance is provided and includes an upper chord extending along a longitudinal axis, a lower chord disposed below the upper chord and extending along a vertically displaced, parallel axis, a plurality of supports attached between the upper and lower chords, and a plurality of metal gusset plates securing the supports to the chords. At least one wallboard batten strip is attached to an underside of the lower chord, the strip being constructed and arranged so that the strip defines a ledge extending from each side of the lower chord..
United States Gypsum Company


04/07/16
20160097177 

Machine and a making columns in ground


The invention relates to a machine (10) for making columns in ground, the machine comprising a carrier (12) having a mast (14) extending along a longitudinal direction; a movable carriage (16) mounted to slide along the mast (14); a ground perforation tool (20) extending along a longitudinal axis parallel to said longitudinal direction and secured to said movable carriage, presenting a top end connected to building material feed means, and a bottom end provided with an orifice (28) for injecting the first building material; a rotary drive system (18) for driving the perforation tool (20) in rotation; and a body (40) extending around the perforation tool (20) so that the perforation tool is suitable for sliding through said body. According to the invention, the machine has a coupling system (60) for coupling together the body (40) and the perforation tool (20) in translation and in rotation..
Soletanche Freyssinet


04/07/16
20160097137 

Fuel cell stack and manufacturing the same, fuel cell module, high-temperature water vapor electrolysis cell stack, and manufacturing the same


A fuel cell stack 101 includes a plurality of fuel cells 105 in which a fuel electrode 109, a solid oxide electrolyte 111, and an air electrode 113 are sequentially laminated, an interconnector 107 that electrically connects the fuel cells 105 which are adjacent to each other, and an interconnector connecting layer 108 that is interposed directly between the air electrode 113 and the interconnector 107. The interconnector connecting layer 108 is formed from a material, which is expressed by a composition formula of (la1-x-ysrxcay)zmno3-appmsio2-dppmmgo (provided that, 0<x≦0.4, 0<y≦0.4, 0.1≦x+y≦0.5, 0.95≦z<1, a: 10 to 300, d: 10 to 400), through firing..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097128 

Method of forming a conductive image using high speed electroless plating


A method of producing a conductive image using high speed electroless plating according to the present invention preferably includes the steps of: preparing the surface of a substrate; depositing a metal coordination complex into the surface of the substrate; reducing the metal coordination complex to form an image in the surface of the substrate; depositing a protective material onto the image; electrolessly plating metal onto the image.. .
Earthone Circuit Technologies Corporation


04/07/16
20160097100 

Genetic test to predict patient response to bone morphogenetic protein in arthrodesis


The present invention provides a method of predicting an increased likelihood of a complication associated with administration of a bone morphogenetic protein (bmp) to a subject in need of a spinal fusion surgery by detecting single nucleotide polymorphisms (snps) in the subject. Also provided are methods of treatment with a bmp based on the presence or absence of snps and kits for use in detecting the snps..
Orthopaedic Associates Of Michigan


04/07/16
20160097091 

Sequencing methods, compositions and systems


In some embodiments, the disclosure relates generally to methods, as well as compositions, systems, kits and apparatuses, for performing nucleotide incorporation, comprising: (a) providing a surface including one or more reaction sites containing a polymerase and a nucleic acid template that has, or is hybridized to, an extendible end; (b) performing a first nucleotide flow by contacting one or more of the reaction sites with a first solution including one or more types of terminator nucleotide; (c) incorporating at least one type of terminator nucleotide at the extendible end of the nucleic acid template contained within at least one of the reaction sites using the polymerase; and (d) detecting a non-optical signal indicating the nucleotide incorporation using a sensor that is attached or operatively linked to the at least one reaction site.. .
Life Technologies Gmbh


04/07/16
20160097090 

Methods for multiplexing recombinase polymerase amplification


This disclosure provides for methods and reagents for rapid multiplex rpa reactions and improved methods for detection of multiplex rpa reaction products. In addition, the disclosure provides new methods for eliminating carryover contamination between rpa processes..
Alere San Diego, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097084 

Kinase activity detection methods


A strategy to take advantage of time-resolved luminescence of ln3+-chelated phosphotyrosine-containing peptides, which facilitate efficient energy transfer to small molecule fluorophores conjugated to the peptides to produce orthogonally-colored biosensors for two different kinases is provided. The method enables multiplexed detection with high signal to noise in a high-throughput-compatible format and a platform that could be applied to other lanthanide metal and fluorophore combinations to achieve even greater multiplexing without the need for phosphospecific antibodies..

04/07/16
20160097083 

Screening assay for identification of poly(adp-ribose) polymerase 1 inhibitors


Screening methods as well as systems and kits for identifying inhibitors of dna-independent, histone h4-dependent activation of parp-1 are provided. The methods comprise screening molecules for their capacity to inhibit the activation and/or biologic activity of parp-1, as measured by poly(adp)-ribose production from nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide.
Institute For Cancer Research D/b/a The Research Institute Of Fox Chase Cancer Center


04/07/16
20160097064 

Recombinant escherichia coli for producing succinic acid and application thereof


The invention relates to the field of producing succinate by e. Coli fermentation.
Tianjin Institute Of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy Of Sciences


04/07/16
20160097063 

Production of enantiopure alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acids from alkenes by cascade biocatalysis


The invention provides compositions comprising an alkene epoxidase and a selective epoxide hydrolase, such as a recombinant microorganism comprising a first heterologous nucleic acid encoding an alkene epoxidase and a second heterologous nucleic acid encoding a selective epoxide hydrolase. Exemplary alkene epoxidases include styab, while exemplary selective epoxide hydrolases include epoxide hydrolases from sphingomonas, solanum tuberosum, or aspergillus.
National University Of Singapore


04/07/16
20160097061 

Viral vectors for the treatment of retinal dystrophy


The present invention relates to viral vectors that are capable of delivering a heterologous gene to the retina and in particular delivering rlbp1 to rpe and müller cells of the retina. The invention also relates nucleic acids useful for producing viral vectors, compositions comprising the viral vectors and uses of the compositions and viral vectors.
Novartis Ag


04/07/16
20160097060 

Production of vectors for non-dividing host cells


A high-volume gene therapy vector manufacturing process, entailing using a recombinant baculovirus to transform a producer cell, which producer cell in turn produces a recombinant gene therapy vector which is able to transform host cells even when they are not dividing.. .
Finvector Vision Therapies Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097059 

Enhanced expression and stability regions


Expression-enhancing nucleotide sequences for expression in eukaryotic systems are provided that allow for enhanced and stable expression of recombinant proteins in eukaryotic cells. Enhanced expression and stability regions (eesyrs) are provided for expression of a gene of interest in a eukaryotic cell.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097046 

Nitrile hydratase


Provided is an improved nitrile hydratase with improved catalytic activity. Also provided are dna for coding the improved nitrile hydratase, a recombinant vector that contains the dna, a transformant that contains the recombinant vector, nitrile hydratase acquired from a culture of the transformant, and a method for producing the nitrile hydratase.
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160097043 

Novel recombinant cellulase and use thereof


The present invention provides hahella chejuensis-derived recombinant cellulase and a use thereof. The recombinant cellulase according to the present invention has a high stability at a high temperature and an optimized activity at a neutral ph, and therefore has a high availability in a process.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation


04/07/16
20160097029 

Engineered cyanobacteria with enhanced salt tolerance


The present invention relates to a recombinant cyanobacterium with enhanced halotolerance and compositions thereof, methods of producing the recombinant cyanobacterium, and methods of using the same for biofuel production. The invention also relates to transformed f.
Morgan State University






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