|| List of recent Loops-related patents
|System and method for behavioral segment optimization based on data exchange|
System and method for automatic definition and tuning of user segment combinations used for targeted advertisement and marketing. Automated analysis and feedback modules may provide, ad hoc, optimized market segments definitions that maximize the conversion ratio for advertisements.
|Ordering a lexicon network for automatic disambiguation|
Described systems and methods allow a computer system to employ a lexicon network for word sense disambiguation (wsd). In an exemplary embodiment, each node of the lexicon network represents a gloss of a lexicon entry, while an edge represents a lexical definition relationship between two glosses.
|Support structure implant for a bone cavity|
A support structure implant for location within a bone cavity to support the bone which defines the cavity is formed from wires by braiding in a machine direction from a first end of the structure towards an opposite second end. The wires are formed into loops at the first end of the structure so that two lengths of wire extend away from each loop and are formed into the braid.
|Left atrial appendage treatment systems and methods|
Embodiments of the present invention encompass systems and methods to prevent complications from atrial fibrillation by preventing or reducing the likelihood of blood flow out of the left atrial appendage, to eliminate a possible source of aberrant electrical circuits, or both. Accordingly, techniques are provided for delivering ligature loops or closure means to the left atrial appendage, and to other anatomical structures of a patient which may be desirable in other surgical procedures..
|Segmented orthosis with a pulley mechanism for fitting adjustment|
A segmented lumbosacral orthosis with two side members conjoined by a cord threaded through an array of seamless tubes that are independently mounted and swivel from an axis point proximal to the end points of each tube. Each tube array is housed in a mounting bracket made from a continuous piece of material folded over to form a gap in between two sides.
A wound retractor (320) comprises a distal ring (3) for insertion through a wound opening (6), a proximal ring (4) for location externally of the wound opening (6), a valve (10) mounted to the proximal ring (4), and a sleeve (2) for retracting laterally the sides of the wound opening (6). The wound retractor (320) also comprises a flexible release member (81) for releasing the distal ring (3) from a retracting configuration for removal of the distal ring (3) from the wound opening (6).
A cord connector can be used in connection with first and second cord units to secure the first and second cord units in a connected and/or mated position. The cord connector can include a first end including a first loop and a second end including a second loop.
|Immunogenic compositions and methods therefor|
The present invention provides compositions relating to viral capsomeres which comprise foreign immunogenic sequences for use in pharmaceutical compositions and methods of producing such compositions, and related isolated or purified protein and nucleic acid molecules, vectors, host cells, compositions, and methods of use to augment an immune response, immunise an animal and prophylactically or therapeutically treat a disease, disorder or condition. The viral capsomere may be derived from a polyomavirus and comprise an immunogen of interest at the n-terminus and further at the c-terminus and/or at one or more exposed loops of the capsomere..
|System, method and apparatus including hybrid spiral antenna|
A spiral antenna device includes a plurality of generally polygonal loops. The polygonal loops have respective side counts that decrease progressively as a function of the loop's radial distance from a center of the antenna device.
|Self-centering electromagnetic transducers|
Self-centering electromagnetic transducers, such as linear motors and generators, are disclosed. In one embodiment, an electromagnetic transducer includes an outer yoke made of a ferromagnetic material, and a coil assembly including a plurality of loops of electrically conductive wire, wherein the coil assembly is substantially surrounded by the outer yoke.
A fastening system comprising a sheet of filaments that form a plurality of loops that are bent to form hooks, attached to a support matrix, such that when a first sheet and second sheet of filaments are brought into contact, the hooks can mate with the loops of the opposing sheet in a reversible locking position. In a second embodiment, the fastening system comprises a first base material having a multiplicity of filament loops and a second base material having a carpet of straight filaments, each filament having at least one notch sized to lock onto the filament loops of the first base material.
|Method and apparatus for automated vulnerability detection|
A method executable via operation of configured processing circuitry to identify vulnerabilities in program code may include receiving a program and employing a disassembler to disassemble the program, generating a function call tree for the program based on disassembly of the program, receiving an indication of a post condition for which analysis of the program is desired, transforming program statements into logical equations, simplifying the logical equations, propagating post conditions backwards via dijkstra's weakest precondition variant, analyzing aliases and processing loops to generate a precondition, and using an automated solver to determine whether the precondition is realizable and, if so, providing program inputs required to realize the precondition.. .
|Software pipelining at runtime|
Apparatuses and methods may provide for determining a level of performance for processing one or more loops by a dynamic compiler and executing code optimizations to generate a pipelined schedule for the one or more loops that achieves the determined level of performance within a prescribed time period. In one example, a dependence graph may be established for the one or more loops, and each dependence graph may be partitioned into stages based on the level of performance..
|Emergency lighting fixture with remote control|
A processing unit in a dual-mode lighting fixture receives, via a light pipe of the lighting fixture, a test command signal from a remote control and initiates, based on the test command signal, testing for emergency condition lighting of the lighting fixture. The processing unit receives, via the light pipe, a control command signal from the remote control and controls, based on the control command signal, normal condition lighting of the lighting fixture.
|Vehicle covering and storage system|
A vehicle covering and storage system is provided. The vehicle storage system may include a motorized vehicle having an outer surface.
|Sunlight receiving device and sunlight receiving system|
A sunlight receiving device includes a substrate, and a plurality of resonators arranged on a surface of the substrate at certain intervals so as to form one of a plurality of loops, the plurality of loops partially bordering with each other, each one of the plurality of resonators having a length that resonates with sunlight of a certain wavelength, wherein energy of the sunlight is obtained via a resonator that belongs to one or more of the plurality of loops, the resonator being one of the plurality of resonators.. .
|Updating system behavior dynamically using feature expressions and feature loops|
Behavior of an online system is modified dynamically using feature expressions and feature loops. A feature expression can be expressed as a combination of other features or feature expressions, thereby allowing specification of complex features.
A supporter includes a body section having a back-contact section, a first auxiliary band section of which one end is fixed to the top end of a left side of the back-contact section and the other end is fixed to the bottom end of a right side of the back-contact section, a second auxiliary band section forming a pair with the first auxiliary band section, a first ring arranged to slide between the one end and the other end of the first auxiliary band section, a second ring forming a pair with the first ring, a first adjustment band section of which one end is fixed to loops on a right end side of the body section and the other end can be fastened to loops on the right end side of the body section, and a second adjustment band section forming a pair with the first adjustment band section.. .
|Object-based system and language for dynamic data or network interaction including learning management|
A system including an object-oriented programming language for building state-based applications with flow control, event loops, measures of similarity, and boolean logic to dynamically control the interaction between members in a social network around content and, in particular, project-based activities, where the system collects and groups individuals who are members of a social network, projects or assignments and their content, and activities or processes within projects based on the attributes of the objects and runtime events to create a social context for learning or for other interaction.. .
The image processor includes a ⅓ multiplier circuit that approximately multiplies an input value x by ⅓. The ⅓ multiplier circuit includes a loop operation circuit that repeatedly perform a predetermined operation by loops, and a setting circuit that sets a required number of loops in the loop operation circuit.
|Self-test solution for delay locked loops|
A built-in self test (bist) circuit and method is provided to test a first and a second dll. The first dll has a first delay input, a first clock input disposed to receive a clock input signal, and a first clock output that provides a first clock output signal delayed in comparison with the clock input signal.
|Bucking circuit for annulling a magnetic field|
A method and apparatus is provided for bucking a magnetic field of known geometry and time variation by means of a plurality of bucking loops. It utilizes multiple loops, each of which is energized by an electric current that creates a magnetic field of the known time variation.
|Adaptive control loop protection for fast and robust recovery from low-power states in high speed serial i/o applications|
Methods and apparatus related to adaptive control loop protection for fast and robust recovery from low-power states in high speed serial i/o applications are described. In some embodiments, a first bit pattern is detected, at a first agent, that indicates a speculative entry by a second agent into a low power consumption state and one or more control loops are frozen.
|Method to paralleize loops in the presence of possible memory aliases|
In one particular example, this disclosure provides an efficient mechanism to determine the degree of parallelization possible for a loop in the presence of possible memory aliases that cannot be resolved at compile-time. Hardware instructions are provided that test memory addresses at run-time and set a mode or register that enables a single instance of a loop to run the maximum number of simd (single instruction, multiple data) lanes to run in parallel that obey the semantics of the original scalar loop.
|Mitigation of processing loops in a communication network|
Aspects of the disclosure relate to error prevention in a communication session traffic environment. One or more embodiments of the disclosure relate to mitigation of processing loops during establishment of a communication session in a network.
|Sample driven visual programming system for network management|
Methods and system for sample-driven visual programming system. A parser utility and a trigger utility are provided.
|Expandable coil spinal implant|
Coiled spinal implants for disc, vertebral body, and spinal motion segment replacement or reconstruction comprise a plurality of loops and spaces between the loops, with the loops formed of a hollow material and having a plurality of apertures or a longitudinal gap that extend(s) through the sidewalls of the loops and into the hollow center. The coiled implants include one or more balloons within the hollow center, the spaces between the coil loops, and/or within the central void that the coil surrounds.
|Device and method for treating a chronic total occlusion|
A device and method for opening blood vessel blockages, such as chronic total occlusions, is disclosed. The device has drilling unit and a stationary unit having a plurality of curved alignment structures along its outer edge for bracing against the inner surface of a blood vessel wall.
|Device and method for treating a chronic total occlusion|
A device and method for opening blood vessel blockages, such as chronic total occlusions, is disclosed. The device has a main body and motor unit.
|Implantable silk prosthetic device and uses thereof|
A method of using a biocompatible surgical silk mesh prosthetic device in body aesthetics and body contouring, the surgical mesh employing a knit pattern that substantially prevents unraveling and preserves the stability of the mesh device, especially when the mesh device is cut. An example prosthetic device employs a knitted mesh including at least two yarns laid in a knit direction and engaging each other to define a plurality of nodes.
|Method for implanting soft tissue|
A suture construction and method for forming a suture construction is disclosed. The construction utilizes a suture having an enlarged central body portion defining a longitudinal passage.
|Suture methods for forming locking loops stitches|
Methods for suturing tissue by forming a locking loop of suture material. In particular, method of using a suture passer to arthroscopically create a locking loop of suture in difficult to access tissues.
|Method and devices for securing bidirectional suture loops using coaxial mechanical fasteners|
A method and apparatus for securing separate loops of suture with a coaxial mechanical fastener. Separate loops of suture extend from opposite ends of the mechanical fastener.
|Medical instrument for dislodgement, capture, and withdrawal of a foreign body from the vasculature of a patient|
A medical instrument for dislodging, capturing, and retrieving a foreign body from a wall of a vessel includes a vascular snare having a plurality of loops extending from a snare shaft and a grapple member.. .
|Structural support incorporating multiple strands|
A fabricated component for providing desired structural support has plural strands of material extending between opposing gathering points, and free ends extending from the gathering points. The component is preferably fabricated from a single strand of material using an appropriate folding procedure which includes the formation of plural loops of the strand, one upon the other, and development of the gathering points in opposing regions of the looped strand by passing opposing ends of the strand around the loops of the strand, and then through the resulting throws, or using a separate knotting arrangement.
|Twin screw shaft spacer bearing|
A twin screw extruder includes a barrel having a chamber, a discharge port, an extrusion molding die coupled to the discharge port of the barrel, axially extending first and second screw shafts, and a screw shaft support. The screw shaft support includes first and second spacer bearings disposed on the first and second screw shafts, and a first cross member including first and second loops slidably coupled to the first and second spacer bearings.
|Heating elements formed from a sheet of a material and inputs and methods for the production of atomizers|
The present disclosure relates to an input for production of atomizers and atomizers formed from a sheet of a material, and which may be employed in an aerosol delivery device such as a smoking article. The input may include a carrier and heating elements coupled thereto.
|Uplink power control for distributed wireless communication|
A method and apparatus for power control for distributed wireless communication is disclosed including one or more power control loops associated with a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru). Each power control loop may include open loop power control or closed loop power control.
|Method and device for reducing vectoring-enhanced noise in copper telephone loops|
A method and a corresponding device for reducing enhanced noise generated as a result of applying vectoring to signals transmitted and subsequently received over a plurality of copper telephone loops involve receiving a set of intermediate values, which correspond to estimates of the transmitted signals. The intermediate values are generated by applying a vectoring procedure to initial samples of the received signals.
|Method, apparatus, and system for sliding matrix scoreboard utilized in auto feedback closed loops|
Requests are identified for equalization coefficients and a plurality of coefficient selections are tracked relating to the requests. A matrix is maintained within a grid space that is to represent the coefficients, the matrix representing one or more of the coefficient selections.
|Cycle-free multi-topology routing|
In one embodiment, a node in a shared-media communication network may determine a first directed acyclic graph (dag) topology, wherein the first dag topology has a particular direction. The node may determine a second dag topology in the shared-media communication network based on the first dag topology.
|Bandpass filter implementation on a single layer using spiral capacitors|
A planar capacitor includes, in part, a first metal line forming spiral-shaped loops around one of its end point, and a second metal line forming spiral-shaped loops between the loops of the first metal line. The first and second metal lines are coplanar, formed on an insulating layer, and form the first and second plates of the planar capacitor.
|Radio frequency transmit coil for magnetic resonance imaging system|
A radio frequency coil is disclosed that is suitable for use with a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus. The radio frequency coil comprises first and second conductive loops connected electrically to each other by a plurality of conductive rungs.
|System and method for fault protection of a motor|
An exemplary motor driving system includes a power source, a driving circuit, a controller, a motor, and a protection circuit. The driving circuit including at least one switching device coupled with the power source.
|Integrated implantable tets housing including fins and coil loops|
Systems and methods for wireless energy transfer are described. A transmitter unit has a transmitter resonator with a coil that is coupled to a power supply to wirelessly transmit power to a receiver unit.
|Multi part synthetic eye and eye sling|
A system for applying a tensile load, the system having: a length of continuous synthetic rope having first and second bitter ends; the continuous synthetic rope being woven with itself to create a sling; the first and second bitter ends of the rope being capable of moving relative to each other and the sling. The system may be configured such that movement of the bitter ends relative to the sling or each other is observable or measurable.
|System and method for bicycle sharing and rental|
A system and method for bicycle sharing and rental with a rack and one or more bicycles. The rack has a base with one or more locking arm(s), wherein each locking arm has a first end secured to the base and a second end, further wherein the second end has a fixture attached.
|Assemblies, devices, and systems for wearable authentication|
Some battery-powered devices, such as smartphones, can be unlocked with use of wearable nfc (near field communication) authentication devices. However, using conventional nfc authentication procedures is expensive in terms of power consumption because of continual rediscovery and reauthentication of the wearable authentication device.
|Backpack frame system with slotted frame|
A backpack frame system having a slotted frame configured to be detachably and interchangeably connected with a backpack is provided. The frame can include a plurality of generally uniformly spaced-apart slats extending between at least two upright members or cross members.
|Cart attachment for a backpack|
A cart attachment for a backpack is described which includes a flap coupled to an upper back of a back-pack. The cart attachment also includes a pair of hooks and loops strips to engage and disengage the flap.
|Implement support assembly|
A tillage coulter unit (22, 122) adapted for use with a farm implement (10) is provided which permits high speed tillage operations (e.g., field fertilization using liquid fertilizer such as ammonia, or seeding) without undue soil disruption or fertilizer vaporization. The coulter unit (22, 122) includes an upright, rotatable coulter blade (26, 130) with a gauge assembly (28, 132) operable to limit the depth of the coulter blade into soil and to minimize soil disruption.
|Active control of one or more egr loops|
Active control of one or more exhaust gas recirculation loops is provided to manage and egr fraction in the charge flow to produce desired operating conditions and/or provide diagnostics in response to at least one of an oxygen concentration and a nox concentration in the charge flow and in the exhaust flow.. .
|Elastic poultry binder construction and method of use for binding poultry|
A vulcanized latex loop or loops, wrapped by multiple spirally wound, generally non-elastic ribbons may be stretched over the legs and tail of a dressed bird to close the cavity of the bird during cooking. The loop or loops may be stretched to bind a bird in various ways depending upon the size and configuration of the bird..
|Apparatus and method for gas-liquid separation|
A multi-phase separation apparatus shapes fluid flow in a flow shaping line preferably shaped to have a plurality of loops with consecutively decreasing diameters. Shaping the two-phase flow drives the heavier, denser fluids to the outside wall of the flow shaping line and allows the lighter, less dense fluids such as gas to occupy the inner wall of the flow shaping line.
|Skin-contacting tubular fabric underlay for use beneath a therapeutic or prosthetic device|
A skin-contacting fabric underlay for use beneath a therapeutic or prosthetic device on a human or animal body part is formed as a tube of knitted fabric. The yarns forming the fabric have a core of elastic material surrounded by moisture-transporting filaments of substantially non-elastic material, the yarn having elasticity, the fabric having a warp-knitted structure characterized by an artificial terry surface on an inner skin-contacting surface of the tube.
|Bi-field solar geothermal system|
A bi-field solar geothermal system and method. A ground source geothermal heat pump system comprises two discrete hot and cold loops operated in conjunction with solar panels.
A cable tie having a pre-shaped strap extending from the locking head, including a portion of the strap having a non-linear shape that can be circular, u-shaped, or v-shaped. A cable tie including a strap having a first surface including a plurality of serrations, and including one or more toothless portions that do not have serrations.
An apparatus for holding the straps or sleeves of a sports or group pinny (also called a scrimmage vest) from falling off the shoulders and thereby improving the fit of the garment and allowing the wearer better mobility. The apparatus comprises a clip for securing a first and a second strap of a sports or group vest, the clip having a horizontal section and a pair of loops extending from the horizontal section.
|Tactical dress belt assembly|
The tactical dress belt assembly allows a wearer to readily and comfortably carry a variety of tactical items, while maintaining a conventional dress appearance. The tactical dress belt assembly is a two or three component system, consisting of an inner belt, and either a combined outer utility belt with an integral front dress belt section or separate dress belt over an outer utility belt.
|Implementing random content of program loops in random test generation for processor verification|
A method and apparatus are provided for implementing random content of program loops in random test generation for processor verification. A converged branch instruction stream is used by a test generator to ensure that all random conditional branches converge to a main program loop.
|Power line carrier control module|
A power line carrier control module includes a microcontroller, an optical coupling isolation unit, a digital input unit, a buffer unit, a digital output unit, an analog-to-digital conversion (adc) unit, an analog input unit, a digital-to-analog conversion (dac) unit, an analog output unit, a first power line carrier module and a second power line carrier module. The power line carrier control module can be applied to power line carrier controllers in fields of street light control or industrial control to achieve effects of cross-phase and cross-meter operations in ac 12v to 440v power loops..
|Implant having adjustable filament coils|
A device having one or more adjustable loops or coils associated with an implant body for use in soft tissue reconstructions is provided. One exemplary embodiment of a device includes a body and a suture filament, with the filament being used to form a self-locking sliding knot disposed on a top side of the body and a plurality of adjustable coils that are substantially disposed on the body's bottom side.
|Inflatable and adjustable gastric band for treating obesity|
An inflatable, adjustable gastric band includes a flexible, hollow, resilient band; and a flexible inflation tube connected to the band and complementary closing means that are capable of mutually engaging so as to lock a ring in a closed position. The ring formed by bringing the distal end and the proximal end of the band together into a slipknot.
|Multifunction exercise belt|
An exercise belt is provided. A plurality of loops attached along the length of the exercise belt.
|Wrappable textile sleeve having supplemental lace closure and method of construction thereof|
A wrappable textile sleeve with closure system and method of construction is provided. The sleeve has a wall of interlaced yarn with opposite edges extending in a lengthwise direction along a longitudinal axis between opposite ends.