|| List of recent Ion Channel-related patents
| Method to optimize reception of entitlement management messages in a pay-tv system|
A method to optimize reception of entitlement management messages in a subscriber unit that is part of a pay-tv system. The subscriber units are set up to a default reception channel for receiving default entitlement management messages such as the ones addressed to all or a group of subscriber units controlled by the management system.
| Hypervisor printer emulation for virtual machines|
A virtual machine manager (vmm) provides an emulated printer to a guest operating system. The virtual machine manager is configured to receive a printer mechanism type, receive an output type, and configure the emulated printer according to the printer type, printer mechanism type, and output type.
| Communication system|
A communication system includes a plurality of nodes performing communication via a common communication channel based on a communication protocol and including a first node or a second node. The first node transmits, to the communication channel, a wake-up frame as the communication frame for enabling the second node to transition from a sleep state to a normal state, determines whether or not the second node transitions to the normal state due to the wake-up frame, and generates an abnormal waveform pattern in the communication channel when determined that the second node does not transition to the normal state.
| Method and apparatus for collaborating in a work environment|
The disclosed embodiments relate to a method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for improving collaborative communications that can be implemented using either centralized or decentralized modes, or combinations thereof. An exemplary method comprises receiving information corresponding to a user of a collaboration platform, the collaboration platform being associated with a plurality of collaboration channels; determining at least one of the collaboration channels to be most relevant for the user based on the received information; and routing the user to the at least one collaboration channel determined to be the most relevant for the user.
| Medical image reading system|
A teleradiology processing system comprises a central reading station having a plurality of computer work areas, a plurality of transcriptionist stations each having a transcriptionist computer and a shared audio communication channel that facilitates audio communication between the central reading station and each of the transcriptionist stations. A database stores a plurality of medical case files, where the database is accessible by each of the plurality of transcriptionist computers.
| Link adaptation resumption based on cqi offset|
Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that adjust signaling messages that include channel quality metrics communicated between a mobile wireless device and a wireless access network before and/or after interruption of a connection to improve downlink performance after resumption of the connection. One or more adjusted channel quality metrics are determined and communicated to the wireless access network to compensate at least in part for an estimate of communication channel performance degradation by a network element of the wireless access network following the interruption and resumption of the connection between the mobile wireless device and the wireless access network..
| Communication system, method and device|
A communication system and method are provided. The communication system includes a master base station, a slave base station and a remote radio unit (rru); where a cell controlled by the slave base station is included in cells controlled by the master base station.
| Methodology for using smartphone in desktop or mobile compute environment|
Embodiments of the present invention may be directed to an apparatus comprising a user interface device. The user interface device may include one or more peripheral units and a first circuit operable to create a pairing between the user interface device and a wireless computing device via a near-field wireless connection.
| Sun tracking light distributor system having a v-shaped light distribution channel|
A sun-tracking light distributor system for use in one of an open-ended system and a closed photo-bioreactor for a photosynthetic culture having an aqueous liquid. The sun-tracking light distributor system comprises two light distribution walls, provided at an angle and oriented to converge at a bottom end, the light distribution walls being made of a transparent material allowing sunlight to pass therethrough, the two converging light distribution walls creating an elongated v-shaped channel with an interior space adapted to receive the sunlight and an exterior surface adapted to be partly immersed in the aqueous liquid in use; and a displacement system operatively connected to at least one of the two light distribution walls, the displacement system being adapted to change an orientation of at least one of the two light distribution walls to track a solar position with respect to at least one axis..
| Non-instrusive network surveillance and characterization|
In a system (20) handles plural communication channels (26), pre-configured instrumentation code (50) is loaded into a common program memory. The instrumentation code (50) is used to generate a surveillance element (70).
| Docsis upstream burst efficiency maximization and support for jumbo frames|
A method for passing ingress and egress jumbo frames and maximizing the use of frame bursts in a cable modem including, receiving from a client device one or more packets to be transmitted over a communication channel, queuing the one or more packets, determining a maximum size of a burst frame transmitted over the communication channel, adding each of the one or more packets in their entirety to the burst frame until the maximum size of the burst frame is reached, determining whether the burst frame has available space, when space is available, fragmenting a packet of the one or more packets into at least a first and a second fragment packet, wherein the first fragment packet has a size substantially equal to the available space of burst frame, and adding the first fragment packet to the burst frame and transmitting the burst frame during a transmit window.. .
| Optimization of the presence information refresh for a wireless device|
The various embodiments include methods implemented by a first mobile device for updating presence information for a second mobile device stored in memory of the first mobile device when the first mobile device determines that a calculated update quantification exceeds a particular threshold value. In an embodiment, the first mobile device may select one channel from a plurality of available communication channels in response to determining that the update quantification exceeds a threshold value.
| Methods and devices for optimizing cell re acquisitions|
Access terminals are adapted to employ timing information for a synchronization channel (sch) associated with a neighboring base station during a re-acquisition procedure after such timing information has been determined to be inaccurate, or potentially inaccurate. For instance, an access terminal can obtain timing information for a synchronization channel (sch) associated with a neighboring base station, such as by means of a combined acquisition procedure.
| Methods and devices for regulating power in wireless receiver circuits|
Access terminals are adapted to regulate power in wireless receiver circuits. In one example, access terminals include a communications interface with at least one wireless receiver circuit.
| Base station|
A base station, includes: an electronic unit; a housing, including a resin, configured to accommodate the electronic unit; a valve, provided in the housing and including a communication channel communicating an inside of the housing with an outside, configured to open the communication channel if an internal pressure of the housing exceeds a value.. .
| Illuminated keyboard|
An illuminated keyboard includes a keyset portion and at least one light source substrate. The keyset portion includes a plurality of keys and a baseboard to hold the keys and allow the keys to respectively generate a trigger displacement.
| Tracheal intubation guide|
An intubation guide for guiding, positioning and/or insertion of e.g. An endotracheal tube in a patients trachea, and where the intubation guide comprises a relatively flexible guide extending from the distal end of a relatively stiff positioning handle having a curved section between its distal and proximal end, wherein the guide element forms a scoop shaped guide in extension of the positioning handle, and in that the positioning handle comprises an intubation channel extending along the positioning handle, and having a first end near the proximal end of the positioning handle, and the other end at the distal end near the guide scoop..
| Direct feed auxiliary oil system for geared turbofan engine|
A lubrication system for a fan drive gear system includes a main lubrication system and an auxiliary lubrication system. The auxiliary lubrication system including a collection channel disposed about the fan drive gear system for collecting expelled lubricant and an auxiliary pump including an inlet receiving lubricant from the collection channel and an outlet in communication with an auxiliary passage.
|Distributive real time information dissemination and information gathering system and service with dynamically harmonized communication channels|
A computer network processor for managing information access, exchange, and interaction over a communications network has at least one input port for receiving input from the network, a first portion of memory for storing an operations framework, the framework supporting an information model including attributes and at least one communications system interface, a second portion of memory for caching information; and at least one interface to a at least one communications interface. The processor performs role-based task execution and related workflow based in part on defined attributes of the information model and in part on instruction solicited from a user through the at least one communications interface..
|Sharing media among remote access clients in a universal plug and play environment|
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a universal plug and play (upnp) remote access server (ras) to provide a communication channel between upnp remote access clients (racs) connected thereto. The upnp ras maintains local discovery information for upnp devices connected to a local network and remote discovery information for remote upnp devices communicating therewith.
|Serialization and distribution of serialized content using socket-based communication|
One illustrative embodiment involves executing one or more script-based libraries to serialize an object comprising content that is displayed on a web page in a web browser on a client device. The serialization comprises identifying a string representing raw bytes that identify the object.
|Method of internet real-time customer service|
The present invention provides a method of internet real-time customer service, including the steps of: providing an online customer service system connected to internet; providing an exclusive login data to the website operator registering to the online customer service system; for customer service staff of website operator using the exclusive login data to log in to the online customer service system for the online customer service system to enable customer service staff of website operator able to monitor the website; and when visitor visiting the website, the online customer service system providing a plurality of interaction channels between the customer service staff and the visitor as the basis of interaction so that the customer service staff and the visitor able to select from a plurality of interaction channels for interacting with each other.. .
|Inhibitors of the interaction of the sigma-1 receptor with herg for use in the treatment of cancer|
The present invention can be used in the field of the treatment of diseases involving ion channels. These are, for example, nervous system diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, heart diseases, and cancer..
|Dormancy mode control method and apparatus of portable terminal|
A method and an apparatus for controlling a dormancy mode of the portable terminal by minimizing the dormancy mode entry delay of the display in power-off state are provided. The method includes starting, when the application processor and the communication processor stop data communication in display power-off state, a dormancy mode timer, checking, when the dormancy mode timer expires, a dormancy mode flag indicating communication channel state, and entering, when the dormancy mode flag indicates a communication channel connection release state, the dormancy mode, wherein the dormancy mode timer counts a number of segments constituting a maximum standby time for entering the dormancy mode..
|Multi-processor platform for wireless communication terminal having a partitioned protocol stack|
A multi-mode wireless communication device and multi-mode communication method are disclosed. The multi-mode device includes a first baseband co-processor configured to execute low-level stack operations of a first wireless communications protocol employed within a first wireless communications network.
|Reconfigurable communication device and method|
A communication device includes a transmitter operable to couple to a plurality of transceivers via a plurality of transmission channels, transmit payload data via the plurality of transmission channels, and obtain monitored transmission conditions for one or more transmission channels in the plurality of transmission channels. During operation, the transmitter is further operable to generate reconfiguration request signals resultant from processing the monitored transmission conditions and transmit the reconfiguration request signals on transmission channels in the plurality of transmission channels..