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Date/App# patent app List of recent Lapse-related patents
07/21/16
20160212808 
 Load driving circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Load driving circuit
A load driving circuit includes: a driving circuit that supplies a predetermined voltage to a load element connected to an output terminal by a repetitive pulse; a capacitor that is connected between the output terminal and a terminal having a predetermined potential level; a comparison circuit that compares a voltage of the output terminal and a threshold voltage; and a determination circuit that, when the driving circuit is in a driven state, determines an open circuit fault state in a case where a comparative output is not obtained before a predetermined time elapses after a time point where the repetitive pulse into the load element is cut off. The comparative output indicates a change in which the output voltage from the comparison circuit reaches the threshold voltage.
Denso Corporation


07/21/16
20160212058 
 Processing received data patent thumbnailnew patent Processing received data
A method for controlling the processing of data in a data processor such that the data processor is connectable to a further device over a data link. The method comprising the steps of receiving data at an element of the data processor and if a set interval has elapsed following the receipt of the data, determining whether processing of the received data in accordance with a data transfer protocol has begun, and, if it has not, triggering such processing of the received data by a protocol processing element.
Solarflare Communications, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212028 
 Apparatus and system for an active star/stub/ring controller area network physical layer transceiver patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and system for an active star/stub/ring controller area network physical layer transceiver
A controller area network (can) node comprises an internal high differential bus line (canh) and an internal low differential bus line (canl). The can node further comprises a receiver (rxd) comparator coupled to both the internal canh and the internal canl that outputs an internal rxd signal.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/21/16
20160211120 
 Method for presetting tuner of plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Method for presetting tuner of plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing apparatus
Disclosed is a method for presetting a tuner that matches a power required for plasma emission in a plasma processing apparatus. The method includes: obtaining a relationship of a time lapse from power supply, an emission intensity of plasma, and a setting position of the tuner by emitting plasma; differentiating the emission intensity by time to calculate a time when an increase rate of the emission intensity becomes maximum; and setting the setting position of the tuner at a time, which is obtained by subtracting a time required from the setting of the tuner until the setting is reflected on the emission intensity from the time when the increase rate of the emission intensity becomes maximum, as a preset position..
Tokyo Electron Limited


07/21/16
20160210718 
 Data-parallel parameter estimation of the latent dirichlet allocation model by greedy gibbs sampling patent thumbnailnew patent Data-parallel parameter estimation of the latent dirichlet allocation model by greedy gibbs sampling
A novel data-parallel algorithm is presented for topic modeling on a highly-parallel hardware architectures. The algorithm is a markov-chain monte carlo algorithm used to estimate the parameters of the lda topic model.
Oracle International Corporation


07/21/16
20160210540 
 Image forming apparatus performing image quality adjustment based on period image forming assembly unloaded and forming final image while image forming assembly replaced patent thumbnailnew patent Image forming apparatus performing image quality adjustment based on period image forming assembly unloaded and forming final image while image forming assembly replaced
An image forming apparatus includes individually replaceable image forming assemblies forming images of different colors; a storage portion that stores time when at least one image forming assembly currently loaded into the apparatus is unloaded; a calculating portion that calculates an unloaded-engine storage period, time elapsed from when a newly loaded image forming assembly is unloaded last time to when the image forming assembly is newly loaded; and a controller that performs image quality adjustment depending on the unloaded-engine storage period calculated before the newly loaded image forming assembly is used for image formation. The apparatus receives image data of an image that contains a color other than colors that currently loaded image forming assemblies form.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210392 
 System, method, and computer readable medium for walking pads: fast power-supply pad-placement optimization patent thumbnailnew patent System, method, and computer readable medium for walking pads: fast power-supply pad-placement optimization
A virtual force controlled collapse chip connection (c4) pad placement optimization frame-work for 2d power delivery grids is proposed. The present optimization framework regards power pads as mobile “positive charged particles” and current resources as a “negative charged back-ground.” the virtual electrostatic force is calculated from voltage gradients.

07/21/16
20160209427 
 Biomarkers for lower urinary tract symptoms (luts) patent thumbnailnew patent Biomarkers for lower urinary tract symptoms (luts)
Provided herein are compositions and methods for the characterization of a subject's predisposition to developing lower urinary tract symptoms (luts). In particular, biomarkers are provided that identify the likelihood that a subject with develop luts concomitant with pelvic organ prolapse (pop), and/or the likelihood that luts will persist after surgical repair of pops..
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan


07/21/16
20160209225 
 Method for planning a route for physical training purposes patent thumbnailnew patent Method for planning a route for physical training purposes
Method of route planning for physical training purposes, wherein during movement along the planned route the heart rate of the person performing the training should be kept within a given range; prior to the training the load profile of the person performing the training is recorded and the map data of the area relevant to the training is stored electronically; then, based on the recorded data pursuant to the calculation of costs it is determined whether the load is expected to fall within the permitted range. When determining the load profile of the person performing the training, the time elapsed since the beginning of the training and the amount of total load during the given elapsed time are taken into consideration, as well as whether there was a previous section moving along which the body had a chance to get partially regenerated.
Gps Tuner Kft.


07/21/16
20160209015 
 Collapsible worklight assembly patent thumbnailnew patent Collapsible worklight assembly
A collapsible worklight assembly comprises a head assembly and a multi-legged support assembly. The head assembly includes first and second worklights hingedly attached to each other, allowing the head assembly to be open in a deployed configuration and closed in a collapsed configuration.

07/21/16
20160209012 
new patent

Collapsible worklight assembly


A collapsible worklight assembly comprises a head assembly and a multi-legged support assembly. The head assembly includes first and second worklights hingedly attached to each other, allowing the head assembly to be open in a deployed configuration and closed in a collapsed configuration.
International Development Llc


07/21/16
20160208914 
new patent

Work vehicle and controlling the same


A work vehicle including a transmission that transmits power of an engine to wheels at a plurality of different transmission gear ratios, the work vehicle travelling while maintaining a targeted speed by controlling a degree of opening of an accelerator, brakes, and the transmission, wherein the work vehicle includes a controller which inhibits change in the transmission gear ratio of the transmission when the transmission shifts up before lapse of a first predetermined time after the transmission shifts down while the vehicle is running downhill and then before a second predetermined time elapses, the transmission shifts down while the vehicle is running downhill.. .
Komatsu Ltd.


07/21/16
20160208332 
new patent

Diagnosis and prognosis of multiple sclerosis


The present invention provides a method for determining whether an individual with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis will suffer a relapse or respond to treatment for ms. A ratio of mrna levels of response gene to complement-32, fasl or il-21 to l13 determined for an individual provides a normalized level which is compared to a cut-off value.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore


07/21/16
20160207704 
new patent

Collapsible containment bag


Disclosed are various embodiments of a collapsible containment bag configured to retain a collection of hazardous materials. In one embodiment, the containment bag includes a non-porous liner, a plastic sheeting, and a bag frame.

07/21/16
20160206439 
new patent

Stabilized, laterovertically-expanding fusion cage systems


An intervertebral scaffolding system is provided having a laterovertically-expanding frame operable for a reversible collapse from an expanded state into a collapsed state, the laterovertically-expanding frame having a stabilizer that slidably engages with the distal region of the laterovertically-expanding frame and is configured for retaining the laterovertically-expanding frame from a lateral movement that exceeds the expanded state. The expanded state, for example, can be configured to have an open graft distribution window that at least substantially closes upon the reversible collapse..
Ouroboros Medical, Inc.


07/21/16
20160206301 
new patent

Bronchial sealant delivery methods and systems


Devices, methods, and systems are provided for sealing a lung region. The target lung compartment is accessed and isolated via an isolation catheter.
Pulmonx Corporation


07/21/16
20160206101 
new patent

Slimfold director chair with reclining backrest


A director's chair includes cross members of generally rectilinear u-shapes, frame side assemblies pivotally attached to the cross members, and back support members pivotally connected by recline pivot brackets to the respective frame side assemblies for movement between an upright position and a plurality of pre-defined recline positions. A cross bar of one cross member is substantially longer than a cross bar of the other cross member.
Gci Outdoor, Inc.


07/21/16
20160206003 
new patent

Non-burning type flavor inhaler


A non-burning type flavor inhaler includes a control unit that controls power supplied from a power source to an atomizer. The control unit controls, in one puff action in a standard mode, controls the power source to supply standard power amount to the atomizer in a duration before a first duration elapses.
Japan Tobacco Inc.


07/14/16
20160205054 

Conditional delivery of electronic messages


A system, apparatus, and methods are provided for conditionally forwarding electronic messages. Users of an online application or service are provided internal addresses (e.g., electronic mail addresses) within a domain (e.g., an internet domain) of the application or service.
Linkedin Corporation


07/14/16
20160204721 

System and communicating data with a motor controller


A motor controller configured to be coupled to a motor and to a system controller is described. The motor controller includes a proportional-integral (pi) regulator coupled to a timer controller.
Regal Beloit America, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204243 

Semiconductor device and a manufacturing a semiconductor device


The characteristics of a semiconductor device are improved. A semiconductor device is formed so as to have a channel layer formed over a substrate, a barrier layer, a trench penetrating through the barrier layer in an opening region, and reaching some point of the channel layer, a gate electrode arranged in the trench via a gate insulation film, and an insulation film formed over the barrier layer outside the opening region.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


07/14/16
20160203410 

Cohort half life forecasting combination from a confident jury


A forecasting cohort includes a first set of forecasting algorithms and a second set of forecasting algorithms. A half-life of each of the first set of forecasting algorithms and the second set of forecasting algorithms are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160202769 

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium


An information processing apparatus, method, and recording medium which acquire movement trace information and automatically determine a division point for dividing the movement trace information based on an analysis result of the movement trace information. Optionally a movement trace track is generated from the movement trace.
C/o Sony Corporation


07/14/16
20160202723 

Method for calibrating a clock signal generator in a reduced power state


Various embodiments of a clock generator are disclosed. An example system may include a functional unit, and a clock generation unit configured to adjust a frequency of an output clock signal responsive to an assertion of an enable signal from the functional unit.
Apple Inc.


07/14/16
20160202353 

Mobile body measurement device and measurement method


A single antenna has directionality, transmits a transmission wave toward a golf ball on the basis of a supplied transmission signal, receives a reflected wave that is reflected off the golf ball, and generates a reception signal. A doppler sensor generates as time series data a doppler signal having a doppler frequency.
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202167 

Particulate detection system


A particulate detection system (1) for detecting the quantity of particulates s in a gas under measurement eg includes first heater energization means s2 to s3, current convergence determination means s4 to s5, s7 to s8, second heater energization means s6, and detection start means s10. S2 to s3 performs low-temperature energization of heater (78) for a predetermined period after operation of ion source (11) is started by ion source drive circuit (210) such that gaseous discharge current id becomes equal to a predetermined target current it.
Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160201377 

Vehicle-door control device and opening/closing system for vehicle


A vehicle-door opening/closing control device includes a controller, which controls the operation of a drive device. The controller is configured to supply drive power based on a voltage of an in-vehicle power supply to an electromagnetic clutch.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


07/14/16
20160200389 

Multifunctional riding vehicle


A multifunctional riding vehicle includes a steering assembly having a joint. A frame has a main body including an end thereof pivotally connecting to the joint between different fixed positions, and has a platform adapted to be extended and collapsed.

07/14/16
20160200346 

Steering column assembly


A steering column assembly comprises a shroud having a first part that is fixed in position axially relative to the vehicle and a second part that can in use can move relative to the first part for adjustment of the length of the shroud, a support bracket that in use is secured to a part of the vehicle, and a clamp mechanism that has a locked position in which it locks the position of the moving part of the shroud relative to the first part of the shroud and an unlocked position in which it permits movement between the first and second parts of the shroud. The assembly further comprises an end of travel protection mechanism which comprises a cam that is free to rotate around an axis and a lock bolt, in a locked position the end of travel protection mechanism urging the lock bolt into a position where it limits the amount of collapse of the shroud and in an unlocked position the end of travel protection mechanism the lock bolt being withdrawn into a position where it permits additional collapse of the shroud beyond that permitted when in the locked position, in which the mechanism converts a rotary movement of the cam into the required linear motion of the lock bolt, the rotation of the cam in use being created by a linkage that is connected to a part of the clamp mechanism arranged such that with the clamp mechanism in the unlocked position the secondary lock mechanism is in the locked position and with the clamp mechanism in the locked position the secondary lock mechanism is in the unlocked position..
Trw Limited


07/14/16
20160200234 

Child seat having an ojbect holder


A child seat includes a shell body, and an object holder including a bracket, a support base, and a flexible linking member having a first and a second end respectively attached to the bracket and the support base. The bracket is movably assembled with the shell body so that the object holder is movable between a storage state and a deployed state, and the support base is movable relative to the bracket between a collapse position where the support base is received within an opening defined through the bracket, and an expanding position where the support base is hung below the bracket..
Wonderland Nurserygoods Company Limited


07/14/16
20160199617 

Intravascular catheter having an expandable portion


An apparatus and method for the treatment of intravascular medical conditions is provided. The device comprising a handle assembly, an expandable portion defined by a plurality of struts oriented along a longitudinal axis and a tip member affixed to a distal end of the struts.

07/14/16
20160199168 

Surgical implant for treating pelvic organ prolapse conditions


An implant including a vaginal portion having a length, width, first and second ends with a central region positioned therebetween, and a sacral portion having a length, width, first end and second end. The first end of the sacral portion is coupled to the central region of the vaginal portion so that the width of the first end extends substantially perpendicularly to the length of the vaginal portion.
Ethicon, Inc.


07/14/16
20160199049 

Closure devices and related methods of use


A closure device may include a first covering configured to cover a first opening in a first body lumen, and a second covering configured to cover a second opening in a second body lumen. The closure device also may include a tension member coupled to both the first opening and the second opening.
Turnkey Healthcare Management, Inc.


07/14/16
20160199030 

Dual mode cmut transducer


An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system comprises a cmut transducer probe with an array (10′) of cmut cells either of the same or variable diameters operated in a conventional mode during ultrasonic signal reception and a collapsed mode during ultrasonic signal transmission. The frequency response to the cmut cells is tailored for different clinical applications or continuously varied during echo reception by decreasing the dc bias voltage for the cmut cells for lower frequency clinical applications, increasing the dc bias voltage for higher frequency clinical applications, or continuously decreasing the dc bias voltage as echoes are received to track the information frequency composition of the returning echo signals..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/14/16
20160198857 

Bi-fold furniture


A folding furnishing apparatus includes first members that support at least one flexible panel in a set-up configuration; second members that support the plurality of first members; first joints that connect the plurality of first members and that in the set-up configuration define mutually skewed axes about which the furnishing cannot be folded, thus locking the first members in extended positions; and second joints that connect the second members to the first members. The second joints in the set-up configuration define mutually parallel axes about which the second members can be folded to a mutually nested configuration.
Gci Outdoor, Inc.


07/14/16
20160198841 

Collapsible table


Disclosed is a collapsible furniture article. The collapsible furniture article comprises a horizontal support surface that articulates about a main support between an extended position and a collapsed position with respect thereto.
Dates Weiser Furniture Corporation


07/07/16
20160198473 

Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method and program


A wireless communication apparatus is provided that performs wireless communication using a specified wireless channel and forms part of an ad hoc wireless network. The device includes a recording portion that records country id information and recording-time information in to a storage medium, where the recording-time information indicates the time at which the country id information was recorded in to the storage medium, a time determination portion that uses the recording-time information to determine whether a predetermined time period has elapsed from the time at which the country id information was recorded, and a channel setting portion that, when the predetermined time period has not elapsed from the time at which the country id information was recorded in the storage medium, sets a wireless channel to a frequency channel that can be used in the country indicated by the country id information recorded in the storage medium..
Sony Corporation


07/07/16
20160198255 

Internal-external speaker headphones that transform into a portable sound system


Combination headphones having internal speakers and external speakers. A controller allows for audio to be emitted from the internal speakers, the external speaker, or both.
Headbox, Llc Dba Boomphones


07/07/16
20160198120 

Creating time lapse video in real-time


A time lapse video is created in real-time, without post-production. User configurations are set for a time lapse video recording.

07/07/16
20160197397 

Collapsible portable antenna


A mechanism is disclosed to dismantle/erect a portable antenna that includes a linkage between radial driven elements and radial ground plane elements of the antenna which acts to cause them to move together between a collapsed and an erect arrangement.. .
Selex Es Ltd


07/07/16
20160197172 

Electrode pair, fabricating the same, substrate for device, and device


Art electrode pair enables the performance of a device to be accurately delivered, a method for manufacturing the same. An electrode pair 10, wherein one electrode 12a and the other electrode 12b are provided on the same plane so as to face each other with a gap 17 therebetween, and portions of the one electrode 12a and the oilier electrode 12b facing each other are respectively curved so as to get away from the plane along a direction nearing each other.
Japan Science And Technology Agency


07/07/16
20160196629 

Method and system for dynamic estimation and predictive route generation


The preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for dynamic route estimation and prediction using discrete sampled location updates from various mobile devices for the purpose of providing a graphical representation of a mobile device's route along a known network path of map data. The embodiments also provide supplemental route metrics, such as traveled distance, elapsed time, etc., and the capability to assign destination points for the purpose of providing the ability to modify location update points in an application, such as a route planner, and/or to store the dynamically generated route based on various preferences for later retrieval..
Bluestone Ventures, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196104 

Programmable audio device


Disclosed is a method of operation of a programmable audio device. The method includes: (a) initializing and starting a countdown timer; (b) playing a stored audio file; (c) determining if the countdown timer has elapsed and, if not, continue playing the stored audio file until the countdown timer elapses; (d) in response to the countdown timer elapsing, pause playing the audio file and play a message file; and (e) following step (d), continue playing the paused audio file..

07/07/16
20160195813 

Developer and patterning process using the same


Wherein r1 to r6 represent a linear, branched, or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; and x represents a linear or branched alkylene group having 6 to 16 carbon atoms and optionally having an ester group. There can be provided a developer that can prevent the occurrence of pattern collapse and connection between patterns, i.e.

07/07/16
20160195203 

Pipe coupling


A coupling system between tubular members such as tubing, pipes, casing and liner for location in a well bore in which the ends of each tubular have cooperating profiled sections. The profiled sections are arranged coaxially and a radially applied force is applied to form a metal to metal sealed connection.
Meta Downhole Limited


07/07/16
20160195187 

Method and monitoring a transmission range selector


A method for monitoring a transmission range selector connected to a transmission of a powertrain system is described. The transmission range selector indicates one of a plurality of ranges including park, reverse, neutral, and drive.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


07/07/16
20160194714 

Biomarkers for predicting relapse in multiple sclerosis


Methods of determining relapse in subjects having relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (rrms) and predicting their response to glatiramer acetate (ga) using the biomarkers sirt1, rgc-32, fasl and il-21 are presented.. .
University Of Maryland, Baltimore


07/07/16
20160194712 

Mirna based treatment monitoring in autoimmune diseases


The invention relates to methods of determining whether a patient responds to a therapeutic treatment of an autoimmune disease, of monitoring the course of an autoimmune disease in a patient, of determining the risk for a relapse of an autoimmune disease in a patient, and of adjusting the dose of a therapeutic drug applied for therapeutic treatment of an autoimmune disease in a patient. Said methods are based on the determination of the level of at least one mirna in a test sample isolated from the patient.
Comprehensive Biomarker Center Gmbh


07/07/16
20160194032 

Vehicle side structure


In a vehicle, a gusset is provided at a lower end portion of a front pillar, a body wall portion of the gusset is joined to the front pillar, and a bottom wall portion of the gusset is joined to an upper wall portion of a rocker outer reinforcement. Thus, when the front pillar is about to collapse rearward, the upper wall portion supports the bottom wall portion of the gusset from below the vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


07/07/16
20160193406 

Fail safe point protector for needle safety flap


A method and device are disclosed for preventing a needle stick hazard in the event of a collapse of a protective needle flap of a portable drug pump. The device may include a needle guide, a secure space and/or a shield.
Medimop Medical Projects Ltd.


07/07/16
20160193357 

Dosages of immunoconjugates of antibodies and sn-38 for improved efficacy and decreased toxicity


The present invention relates to therapeutic immunoconjugates comprising sn-38 attached to an anti-trop-2 antibody or antigen-binding antibody fragment. In preferred embodiments, the antibody may be an hrs7 antibody.
Immunomedics, Inc.


07/07/16
20160193061 

Methods and luminal stenting


A stent delivery system can include a core wire and a self-expanding member disposed along the core wire. The self-expanding member can be used to facilitate expansion of a stent or other implantable device within the vasculature of a patient.
Covidien Lp


07/07/16
20160193047 

Method and apparatus useful for transcatheter aortic valve implantation


A guide catheter is described for introduction into a patient's vasculature, to provide a substantially continuous guide lumen within the vasculature to the ascending aorta, through which one or more other functional catheters may be introduced and removed during the procedure. The guide catheter includes an aligner at its distal region for aligning the position and/or inclination of the distal region of the guide catheter with respect to the ascending aorta.
Symetis Sa


07/07/16
20160192956 

Clot retrieval device for removing clot from a blood vessel


A clot retrieval device (9501) for removing clot from a blood vessel comprises an inner elongate body (9503) and an outer elongate body (9504) at least partially overlying the inner elongate body (9503). The device also comprises an elongate member or shaft (9502) having a proximal end which extends exterior of a patient so that a user can retrieve the stent-basket device and captured clot by retracting the shaft (9502).
Neuravi Limited


07/07/16
20160192955 

Clot retrieval device for removing clot from a blood vessel


A clot retrieval device (9501) for removing clot from a blood vessel comprises an inner elongate body (9503) and an outer elongate body (9504) at least partially overlying the inner elongate body (9503). The device also comprises an elongate member or shaft (9502) having a proximal end which extends exterior of a patient so that a user can retrieve the stent-basket device and captured clot by retracting the shaft (9502).
Neuravi Limited


07/07/16
20160192954 

Clot retrieval device for removing clot from a blood vessel


A clot retrieval device (9501) for removing clot from a blood vessel comprises an inner elongate body (9503) and an outer elongate body (9504) at least partially overlying the inner elongate body (9503). The device also comprises an elongate member or shaft (9502) having a proximal end which extends exterior of a patient so that a user can retrieve the stent-basket device and captured clot by retracting the shaft (9502).
Neuravi Limited


07/07/16
20160192953 

Clot retrieval device for removing clot from a blood vessel


A clot retrieval device (9501) for removing clot from a blood vessel comprises an inner elongate body (9503) and an outer elongate body (9504) at least partially overlying the inner elongate body (9503). The device also comprises an elongate member or shaft (9502) having a proximal end which extends exterior of a patient so that a user can retrieve the stent-basket device and captured clot by retracting the shaft (9502).
Neuravi Limited


06/30/16
20160192451 

System for decreasing energy usage of a transparent lcd display case


An apparatus for controlling a backlight is disclosed. The apparatus includes a housing and door.

06/30/16
20160191836 

Smart control device and controlling television set


A smart control device for controlling a television (tv) set includes at least one sensing device and a processor. The sensing device is configured to detect whether a person is in front of the tv set, and generate a first control signal upon determining that at least one person is in front of the tv set, or generate a second control signal upon determining that no people are in front of the tv set.

06/30/16
20160191441 

Time-managed electronic mail messages


Systems, method sand computer program products for facilitating the automatic deletion of received emails after a user-selectable time period has elapsed are disclosed. In various embodiments, email messages contain a header field referred to as an “expiration time” header field that dictates the length of time the email will reside in a designated inbox prior to its automatic deletion by an email server.

06/30/16
20160191159 

Information processing generating encoded signal for visible light communication


An information processing program causes a computer to execute: encoding information to be transmitted, to determine a luminance change frequency; and outputting a signal of the determined luminance change frequency to cause a light emitter to change in luminance according to the determined luminance change frequency to transmit the information. In the encoding, each of a first frequency and a second frequency different from the first frequency is determined as the luminance change frequency.

06/30/16
20160190942 

Insulated synchronous rectification dc/dc converter


When a pulse generator detects that a switching transistor on a primary side of a dc/dc converter turns off, the pulse generator sets a pulse signal s1 to an on level configured as an instruction to turn on a synchronous rectification transistor. When the pulse generator detects that the current that flows through the secondary winding of a transformer becomes substantially zero, the pulse generator sets the pulse signal s1 to an off level configured as an instruction to turn off the synchronous rectification transistor.

06/30/16
20160190818 

Power receiver control circuit, control wireless power receiver, and electronic apparatus


A control circuit of a wireless power receiver where the wireless power receiver includes a reception coil, a rectification circuit that rectifies a current of the reception coil, and a smoothing capacitor connected to an output of the rectification circuit. The control circuit includes a frequency detecting part configured to determine a frequency of a signal received by the reception coil in a detection period after a lapse of predetermined first time from a predetermined start timing before a lapse of predetermined second time; a modulation detecting part configured to determine whether the signal received by the reception coil is subjected to fsk (frequency shift keying); and a standard determining part configured to determine a standard that a wireless power transmitter complies with, depending on the frequency detected by the frequency detecting part and the presence or absence of fsk..

06/30/16
20160189499 

Photo comparison and security process called the flicker process.


A monitoring support apparatus which supports a monitoring system using a comparison method for real time and archived film and/or photographs. It relates to image capturing devices and, particularly, to an image capturing device which can automatically compare photographs and/or film and compare the differences in a selected time or an archive to a present situation.

06/30/16
20160189429 

Scanning display system in head-mounted display for virtual reality


Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for the presentation of images in a head-mounted display (hmd). One hmd includes a screen, a processor, inertial sensors, a motion tracker module, and a display adjuster module.

06/30/16
20160188144 

Generating collapsed user interface interaction sequence controls in mobile applications


Generating a set of single collapsed user interface interaction sequence controls for an application is provided. A single collapsed user interface interaction control is generated for one or more identified user interface interaction sequences that are collapsible within the application.

06/30/16
20160188139 

Generating collapsed user interface interaction sequence controls in mobile applications


Generating a set of single collapsed user interface interaction sequence controls for an application is provided. A single collapsed user interface interaction control is generated for one or more identified user interface interaction sequences that are collapsible within the application.

06/30/16
20160188132 

System, method, and graphical user interface for presenting and/or playing a game


Methods and systems are provided of presenting a game on user interface of a computing device including the steps of resenting a player with a countdown timer, a letter from the alphabet, and one or more instructions where the player is expected to enter the name of an artist beginning with the letter from the alphabet, receiving a player submission, if the countdown timer has not elapsed, determining whether or not the player submission is valid, and if the player response is valid, awarding points to the player for a matched a name wherein the points are equal to the amount of time remaining.. .

06/30/16
20160187923 

Foldable display device


A foldable display device is provided. The device includes a top cover body and a transflective assembly rotatably connected to the top cover body.

06/30/16
20160187855 

Time validation indicator


A time validation indicator is disclosed comprising at least a receiving layer and an activating layer. The receiving layer comprises at least one or more masking colorants and one or more deactivators that cause and maintain the one or more masking colorants in an initial colored state.

06/30/16
20160187833 

Image forming apparatus


Provided is an image forming apparatus performing automatic recovery from a paper non-feeding jam. It includes plural paper feeding cassettes, a sensing sensor, paper non-feeding jam determining part, and system control part.

06/30/16
20160187781 

Method for forming pattern using anti-reflective coating composition comprising photoacid generator


The present invention relates to a method for forming a pattern by negative tone development (ntd) which is prepared by forming an anti-reflective coating composition layer comprising a photoacid generator between the substrate and the photoresist composition layer, and thus exhibits improved line width (cd) in the pattern and prevents pattern collapse owing to thorough activation of de-blocking of the photoresist composition layer during the exposure process.. .

06/30/16
20160187778 

Coating compositions for use with an overcoated photoresist


Where a and b are each independently hydrogen, optionally substituted alkyl or optionally substituted aryl; x and y are each independently hydrogen, optionally substituted alkyl or optionally substituted carbocyclic aryl; and n is a positive integer. Preferred coating compositions can provide improved pattern collapse margin of an overcoated photoresist layer..

06/30/16
20160187524 

Method and mapping the underground soil


The invention describes a method and system, for mapping non-magnetic soils in terms of their local permittivity and velocity of the traversing electromagnetic waves, by measuring the straight-line attenuation and elapsed time between transmitters and receivers located within tubes inserted into the soil.. .

06/30/16
20160187429 

Apparatus for predicting power parameter of secondary battery


In an apparatus, a circuit model includes a dc resistance model, and a reaction impedance model having a nonlinear relationship between a first potential difference across a reaction resistance and a current flowing through the secondary battery. The nonlinearly relationship depends on a temperature of the secondary battery.

06/30/16
20160187203 

Overheat detection circuit and semiconductor device


Provided is an overheat detection circuit that is capable of quickly outputting an overheated state detection signal in an overheated state without outputting an unintended erroneous output caused by disturbance noise, such as momentary voltage fluctuations in the power supply. The overheat detection circuit includes: a temperature sensor; a comparison section; and a disturbance noise removal section configured to output an overheated state detection signal to an output section after a predetermined delay time has elapsed.

06/30/16
20160186859 

Control device and control vehicle


This control device for a vehicle switches a shift range of an automatic transmission by means of an actuator, wherein the control device for a vehicle is characterized in being provided with a shift selection unit for receiving a shift position selection from a driver and a control unit for switching the shift range to a parking range by means of an actuator when a vehicle power source turns off or when a drive power source stops, the control unit maintaining a neutral range, when the vehicle power source turns off or when the drive power source stops, until the elapse of a first prescribed time after the shift selection unit receives a neutral position selection while the vehicle power source is on or while the drive power source is driving.. .

06/30/16
20160186717 

System for collecting energy from a moving mass


A system includes at least two tunnels configured for immersion in a moving mass wherein a part of the moving mass passes through the tunnels. An energy collector is disposed in each of the tunnels.

06/30/16
20160186560 

Applying shrinkage factor to real-time obm filtrate contamination monitoring


A downhole tool operable to pump a volume of contaminated fluid from a subterranean formation during an elapsed pumping time while obtaining in-situ, real-time data associated with the contaminated fluid. The contaminated fluid includes native formation fluid and oil-based mud (obm) filtrate.

06/30/16
20160186015 

Pressure-sensitive adhesive transfer tape and transferring implement


Provided are a more useful pressure-sensitive adhesive transfer tape and a transferring implement, which are advantageous not only in that, immediately after adherends, such as paper, are put on one another, the adherends can be easily separated from each other and re-bonded together, but also in that, after a predetermined period of time has lapsed from the time when the adherends are put on one another, the adherends are strongly bonded to each other. A pressure-sensitive adhesive transfer tape having, on one surface of a release substrate having release layers formed on both surfaces of a paper or plastic film substrate, a pressure-sensitive transfer layer having an adhesion inhibiting layer made of a terpene or rosin resin or the like and an adhesive layer, wherein the adhesion inhibiting layer and the adhesive layer are successively stacked on one another, and a transferring implement having the same..

06/30/16
20160185563 

Sheet processing apparatus, controlling sheet processing apparatus, and storage medium


A sheet processing apparatus includes a stapler that executes a stapling process on sheets set in a sheet insertion opening by a user, and a sheet detecting sensor that detects the sheets set in the sheet insertion opening. The sheet processing apparatus displays a setting screen for setting a time until the staple process is executed, and causes the stapler to execute the stapling process according to elapse of the set time after the sheet detecting sensor detects the sheets..

06/30/16
20160185560 

Sheet processing apparatus, controlling sheet processing apparatus, and storage medium


A sheet processing apparatus including a stapler for executing a stapling process, a sheet detection sensor for detecting a sheet as a processing target, and an execution button for receiving from a user an execution instruction to execute the stapling process, after the sheet detection sensor detects a sheet, in a case where the execution button is pressed before a predetermined time elapses, causes the stapler to execute the stapling process according to the execution button being pressed, and in a case where the execution button is not pressed, causes the stapler to execute the stapling process according to lapse of the predetermined time. Further, the sheet processing apparatus sets whether the execution of the stapling process according to the lapse of the predetermined time is enabled..

06/30/16
20160185559 

Sheet processing device, controlling sheet processing device, program, and storage medium


A sheet processing device includes a stapler that executes stapling processing, a sheet detection sensor that detects a sheet as a processing target, and an execution button that receives an instruction to execute the stapling processing from a user. The sheet processing device lights up the execution button when the sheet detection sensor detects the sheet, and causes the execution button to blink when the execution button is pressed or a predetermined time period has elapsed..

06/30/16
20160185523 

Collapsible fluid containment devices with locking sidewall braces


Portable collapsible fluid containment devices are disclosed comprising sidewall support braces that rotate from a collapsed generally horizontal position to a raised generally vertical position and lock into place. The sidewall braces may be attached to at least one sidewall of the containment device, and when raised support the sidewall in a fluid containment configuration.

06/30/16
20160185486 

Stack and fold dairy shelves


A shelving system includes a plurality of collapsible containers stacked on one another and on a pallet or dolly. Each collapsible container includes a base and a pair of opposed side walls pivotably connected to the base and movable between an upright position and a collapsed position on the base.

06/30/16
20160185130 

Printing apparatus, printed matter and manufacturing printed matter


A printing apparatus that prints an image while forming a layered body, which has a layered structure in which a plurality of ink layers formed by applying a photocurable ink is layered and at least a portion of the plurality of ink layers is an image layer, on a printing medium, is provided with a first ink layer forming section that coats a printing medium with a first photocurable ink that configures a lowermost layer of the plurality of ink layers to form the lowermost layer, and causes the lowermost layer to be cured while irradiating the lowermost layer with light after at least three seconds elapse; and a second ink layer forming section that applies an ink layer other than the lowermost layer after the first photocurable ink is cured.. .

06/30/16
20160184991 

State prediction system


To provide a system that can enhance stability of a result of predicting the state of an object. At least one candidate trajectory having a degree of approximation to a reference trajectory generated based on a current state of the object being in a specified rank or higher over a first specification period is specified as “a first candidate trajectory”.

06/30/16
20160184152 

Piece of furniture, such as an adjustable bed, having an adjustable platform


An adjustable bed is described that includes a main frame having a mattress support platform mounted thereon, wheels mounted to the main frame for displacement of the adjustable bed, and a lift mechanism supporting the main frame and actuable to displace same between a fully collapsed position and a fully elevated position. The lift mechanism includes two or more leg members each having a first end pivotally connected with a corresponding one of the wheels at a lower pivot and a second end pivotally connected with the main frame at a movable upper pivot.

06/30/16
20160184070 

Methods and systems for treatment of prolapse


Described are implants, tools, and related methods, for use in pelvic surgery to treat conditions such as prolapse, including embodiments of methods that involve a tissue path above the arcus tendineus.. .

06/30/16
20160183768 

Compact monitor stand


The present specification provides an apparatus for supporting one or more monitors. The apparatus includes a base stand having one or more wheels for enabling movement of the apparatus; a first rigid frame having a top end and a bottom end attached with the base stand; a second extendable frame having a top end and a bottom end and telescopically movable within the first rigid frame; a monitor arm assembly removably coupled with the top end of the second frame and configured to receive a plurality of monitors.

06/30/16
20160183733 

Cutting board with collapsible hood


A cutting board comprising a cutting surface, said cutting surface having a front edge, a back edge, a first side edge and a second side edge, and a collapsible hood member convertible from a collapsed to an expanded configuration, the hood member extending along at least a portion of at least one edge of the cutting surface. The collapsible hood member provides a retention wall for catching and holding cuttings or liquids from dropping onto a work area when in the expanded configuration and preferably creates a groove about at least a portion of the cutting surface when in the collapsed configuration.

06/30/16
20160183731 

Collapsible article


A collapsible article, for example a colander (50; 60) or bowl (10; 90), comprises a plurality of semi-rigid, elongate leaves (12a-c; 52a-c) each having first and second ends. The first ends are attached together and the second ends are attached together.

06/30/16
20160183725 

Barbecue grill with cooler and transport case


A barbecue and cooler assembly includes a collapsible barbecue grill, a thermally insulated case and a cooler supported on a main transport structure. The case is sized and configured for storing the collapsed barbecue grill.

06/30/16
20160183673 

Locking mechanism for a folding table


A foldable table may include a table top and legs that are movable between an extended position and a collapsed position. The table top may include a first section and a second section that are connected by a hinge assembly.

06/30/16
20160183497 

Pet collar with collapsible bowl


A wearable collar device having an integrated collapsible bowl for containing water, food, treats and the like. The device can also be used to carry keys, bags, etc.

06/23/16
20160183132 

Mobile communication system, mme, incoming call control mobile communication system, and incoming call control mme


It is aimed to provide a mobility management device that can normally provide a ue with a notification of an incoming voice call made when isr is activated and when a mobile communication device is moving from a location registration area under control of an mme to a location registration area under control of an sgsn. A mobility management device (10) makes an isr feature operate in collaboration with an sgsn (20).





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