|| List of recent Loops-related patents
|Computer-readable recording medium, compiling method, and information processing apparatus|
A compiler determines executability of loop fusion, for each of a plurality of loops existing in a code to be processed, based on performance information of a system where the code to be processed is executed and based on operands and number of data transfers executed inside each of the loops. Then, the compiler executes fusion of loop processing in accordance with a determination result of executability of the loop fusion..
|Sequential logic sensitization from structural description|
A method of sensitizing a sequential circuit is described. This sensitizing generates stimuli to drive any circuit output to a predetermined value or transition.
|Antibodies to ccr2|
Provided are antibodies including human antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof that specifically bind to ccr2, preferably human ccr2, and that may inhibit ccr2. The present antibodies may bind to the first and/or second extracellular loops of ccr2.
|Forming structures using aerosol jet ® deposition|
Method and apparatus for direct writing of passive structures having a tolerance of 5% or less in one or more physical, electrical, chemical, or optical properties. The present apparatus is capable of extended deposition times.
|Pseudomonas aeruginosa oprm epitopes for use in diagnostics and therapeutics|
The present invention relates to a peptide antigens derived from pseudomonas aeruginosa outer membrane protein oprm for use in the diagnosis of pseudomonas aeruginosa infection and/or prevention/treatment of diseases associated with pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. Methods of inducing an immune response to pseudomonas aeruginosa using peptide antigens derived from the oprm outer loops as well as derivatives or fragments thereof are also encompassed by the present invention.
|Systems and methods for forming and implementing book binding geometries as a function of stack thickness|
A system and method are provided for forming and implementing book binding geometries as a function of image receiving medium stack thicknesses for automated book binding in image forming devices. The disclosed schemes optimize book binding employing a plurality of strip-like binding elements to form loops in a process that employs heat and pressure to reduce residual stresses in the strips as they are formed into loops.
|Reducing settling time in phase-locked loops|
A circuit may include a phase detector configured to generate a phase error signal based on a feedback signal and an oscillator configured to generate an output signal. The feedback signal may be based on the output signal.
|Coiled spreader spring|
A spreader spring comprising: (a) a locking arm that connects the spreader spring to a brake component; (b) a retraction arm; and (c) a bias device located between the locking arm and the retraction arm; wherein the bias device includes six helical loops or more that store energy during a brake apply and once the brake apply is complete assist in retracting a brake pad.. .
|Panel hanging system|
An apparatus and method for simple and quick attachment and removal of a hanging panel to a panel holder. The apparatus comprises a panel holder and panel, interconnected on by a complimentary loop cache on one edge of each panel.
|Toy crossbow projectile launcher with extendable body and safety release|
A toy projectile launcher assembly has the form of a crossbow. The crossbow only launches the safety projectiles that are provided.
|Single pull and double pull fit adjustment system for shoes|
A system for securing shoes to the feet utilizing a one or two pull fit adjustment set of straps. The embodiments utilize a number of straps, some variable in length, positioned at select points across and around the top and sides of the shoe.
|Over molded g-hook|
A loop engaging g-hook with a metal interior having a polymer covering. The metal interior remains uncovered in selected regions which engage the connection strap and loops during use.
|Posture correction reminder|
A wearable apparatus is configured to be worn by an individual and includes left and right shoulder loops which are connected through intermediate strap segments to at least one connector. The wearable apparatus further includes at least one bottom strap connected to the at least one connector and configured with a fastener that may be used to reversibly mount the bottom strap to the beltline of the wearer.
A container has a box shape and comprises a bottom wall, side walls forming a circumferential wall of the container and a strap. One or more straps form four lifting loops at the upper side of the container and are fixed to the side walls diagonally such that the strap forms a v-shape on each of said side walls between two adjacent lifting loops.
|Access network selection in a multi-access network environment|
Novel techniques of access network selection in multi-access network environment are provided, which allow for avoiding access selection loops for independent access selection processes. The multi-access network environment provides a first access selection function, e.g.
|Aircraft tire pressure loop link|
The aircraft tire pressure loop link is formed of first and second single metal loops connected by parallel spaced apart metal shafts, and provides for coupling a magnetic field between a wheel hub coil and a tire pressure sensor coil to provide electromagnetic communication between a control unit connect to the wheel hub coil and a tire pressure sensor connected to the tire pressure sensor coil. The current induced in the first single metal loop travels the distance from the edge of the wheel axle coil to the periphery of the of the wheel rim to the second single metal loop, which generates the flux in the tire pressure sensor receiver coil necessary to power the tire pressure sensor..
|Phase-locked loops that share a loop filter and frequency divider|
A shared loop filter includes an input port configured to selectively receive a first input from a first charge pump. The first charge pump is connected to a first phase locked loop (pll) in a first die.
|Phase-rotating phase locked loop and method of controlling operation thereof|
A phase-rotating phase locked loop (pll) may include first and second loops that share a loop filter and a voltage controlled oscillator in order to perform the operation of a phase-rotating pll, the first and second loops configured to activate in response to an enable signal. The pll may further include a phase frequency detection controller configured to provide the enable signal to the first and second loops in response to a transition of a coarse signal that may be applied as a digital code..
|Multiple channel nuclear magnetic resonance coil|
A multi-channel nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) coil operating at a resonance frequency includes a plurality of unit loops disposed upon a cylindrical surface of a coil body and surrounding the coil body as a closed nmr coil; and a plurality of inter-loop capacitors configured to connect adjacent unit loops respectively, wherein each unit loop comprises a signal channel and further comprises a pair of vertical conducting parts parallel to a cylindrical axis of the coil body, each vertical conducting part comprising an inductor and a first capacitor connected in serial; and a pair of horizontal conducting parts perpendicular to the cylindrical axis of the coil body, at least one horizontal conducting part comprising a second capacitor; and the inter-loop capacitor connects two respective horizontal conducting parts of adjacent unit loops disposed on a same side to eliminate coupling between signal channels of adjacent unit loops.. .
|Multi-function dog leash and methods of use|
An adjustable dog leash and associated obedience training methods are provided. The leash has clamps at opposing ends that can be affixed to a dog collar, belt loops, or other sections of leash.
Provided is a neck supporter which is easy to use and which can reliably support the head of the wearer. The neck supporter includes an elongated main body providing said air-bag; an air injection valve that is provided in said main body to enable the air to be injected into said air-bag or discharged therefrom; connection sections (e.g., loops and hooks) that are provided on opposite surfaces in a vicinity of opposite ends of said main body to connect said opposite surfaces to each other; and a plurality of retaining portions (e.g., thermal compression bonding portions and through-holes) that are provided dispersedly as dots in series in a longitudinal direction of said main body to provide bonded portions between a front surface and a back surface of said main body..
|Double-loop endobutton, ovoid tunnel guide, and method of acl re-construction using the ovoid tunnel guide and the double-loop endobutton|
A graft attachment apparatus including at least two separately formed filament loops, and a fixation member comprising at least one opening configured to receive the at least two separately formed filament loops. The at least two separately formed filament loops are continuous loops..
|Method and apparatus for coupling anatomical features|
An assembly for coupling a first portion of an anatomy to a second portion of the anatomy includes an anchor having an anchor body and a first and second bores through the anchor body. A first adjustable suture construct having a body portion passes through the first bore of the anchor and includes first and second adjustable loops slidable relative to a passage portion defined in the body portion of the first adjustable suture construct.
|Patent foramen ovale (pfo) closure device with radial and circumferential support|
The present invention provides a device for occluding an anatomical aperture, such as a septal defect or patent foramen ovale (pfo). The occluder includes two sides connected by an intermediate joint.
|Wrist orthotic with taper adjusting binding strap|
An adjustable wrist orthotic suitable for the treatment of wrist fractures and similar injuries. The orthotic includes a panel which encircles the hand, the wrist, and a portion of the forearm.
A golf tee contains a fixing nail, a spring, a plurality of fitting loops, a seat, and a cap. The fixing nail has a holding portion, the holding portion has a notch, and the notch communicates with a first groove.
|Bondline embedded current sensor|
A system for monitoring electrical current passing through a cured bondline may include a current sensor network embedded in an adhesive layer of the cured bondline. The current sensor network may include a plurality of inductive coils and a plurality of current sensor nodes electrically interconnecting the inductive coils to form a plurality of current sensor loops generating induced current in response to a magnetic field associated with an electrical current passing through the adhesive layer.
|Dimensionally flexible touch fastener strip|
A fastening strip for touch fasteners is provided which includes a corrugated portion as well as fastening elements. The corrugated portion allows the strip to be bent in a plane perpendicular as well as parallel with the longitudinal axis of the strip such that it may be applied to curved surfaces and remain substantially flat.
|Filled amorphous bag apparatus for positioning screened devices and method for the use thereof|
A filled amorphous bag apparatus, similar to a “bean bag”, comprises at least one amorphous bag, a malleable filling within the amorphous bag, and at least one first connector on or within the amorphous bag. The malleable filling may include, but not be limited to, a plurality of pellets (e.g.
|Firefighter and tactical harness|
A firefighter and tactical harness can be worn as a belt. If a situation arises that leg loops are desired, the firefighter and tactical harness includes a pair of pouches that can be ripped open to release the leg loops.
|Method and apparatus for coupling anatomical features|
A method of coupling a first portion of an anatomy to a second portion of the anatomy includes coupling first and second bones of the anatomy with a bone-tendon-bone implant. The bone-tendon-bone implant has a first bone end, a second bone end and a replacement tendon between the first and second bone ends.
|Oil containment bag/container for the transporting and storage of electrical transformers of all types (i.e. all pole, pad mount and underground models etc.)|
A leak-tight/water-proof transformer containment bag includes (i) an outer puncture-resistant liquid-barrier fabric bag with a bottom having an oil-absorbent cushioning mat; (ii) a middle tear-resistant liquid-impervious continuous-sheet bag liner secured inside the outer bag; (iii) an inner puncture-resistant liquid-barrier fabric bag secured inside the liner; the bottom of the inner bag having outer and inner cushioning oil-absorbent mats; the outer bag, middle liner and inner bag being secured together at their open ends; (iv) lifting loops secured on opposite sides at the front and back of the outer bag and extending above the top of the outer bag to enable grabbing and lifting the lifting loops from above; (v) reinforcing bands secured around the outer bag and lifting loops; and (vi) a duffel top secured openly over the open top of the bags; the duffel top having a closure for closing the duffel top and closing off the top of the bags.. .
|Device for storing items in a wallet and other carrying cases|
A device is described for carrying an item inside a wallet or other carrying cases. The device includes a base which can be inserted into a slot, a pocket or a compartment of a wallet or a carrying case.
|Apparatus and method for controlling a downhole device|
Apparatus for controlling a downhole device in a well has a body with a control slot and pin movable in the slot. The slot has a first inactive loop in which the pin can cycle between different idling configurations, and a second active loop in which the pin can move between different configurations which correspond to active and inactive configurations of the downhole device.
|Apparatus for generating plasma using electromagnetic field applicator and apparatus for treating substrate comprising the same|
A plasma generating apparatus is provided which includes an rf power which provides an rf signal; a plasma chamber which generates a plasma using the rf signal; a plurality of isolation loops which are formed along a circumference of the plasma chamber; and a plurality of electromagnetic applicators which are respectively coupled with the isolation loops and applies an electromagnetic field to the plasma chamber in response to the rf signal, wherein impedance values of the electromagnetic applicators increase according to an increase in a distance from an input terminal.. .
|Low weight terry fabric and a method of producing the same|
A towel is provided comprising a ground cloth having warp yarns and weft yarns in a flat weave and having first and second sides. Stripes are provided on the first and second sides of the ground cloth that are defined by alternating areas of pile loops and flat weave, the pile loops on the first side being opposed by flat weave on the second side and the flat weave on the first side being opposed by pile loops on the second side.
|Method for controlling a scanning microscope|
The invention relates to a control method having at least two control loops for a scanning microscope provided with a microlever and an actuator suitable for energizing the microlever, in which a first loop maintains as a controlled variable the oscillation amplitude of the microlever and as a manipulated variable the amplitude of the electric signal supplied to the actuator, and a second loop uses as a controlled variable the amplitude of the aforementioned electric signal and as a manipulated variable the tip-sample distance. Said procedure makes it possible to ignore changes of sign in the tip-sample interaction..
|Preventing sms message forwarding loops|
A device may be configured to receive a message from a user device; and determine whether the message includes a parameter. When the message does not include the loop indicator parameter, the device may add the loop indicator parameter to the message to generate a first modified message, and output the first modified message toward an intended recipient of the message.
|Article of manufacture providing golf tee receptacles|
A tee holder article of manufacture for holding golf tees provides one or more loops of material, each loop sized to hold a golf tee, mounted to a backing. The tee holder is attached to an item of apparel, such as a hat or visor, at an attachment portion of the backing..
|Apparatus and method for suspending sausage from hooks|
Hook groups formed by hooks in a number identical to a maximum number of loops of sausage to be suspended from a stick are provided on a wrapping connector moving body of a conveyor with a respective hook absent zone interposed between adjacent ones of the hook groups. When the sausage is suspended from all the hooks of one hook group, the supply of the sausage to the conveyor is interrupted, and the sausage whose supply to the conveyor has been restarted after the hook absent zone moved a predetermined distance is suspended from a first hook of an ensuing hook group to form one loop by a last hook of the one hook group and a first hook of the ensuing hook group..
|Expanded products with high protein content|
High protein expanded products are produced by extrusion with unique blends of ingredients, such as wheat protein isolates, modified wheat starch, salts, gums and moisture. The mixture is extruded in a twin-screw extruder with the temperatures in the range of 50 to 140° c., screw speeds of 250 to 450 rpm and with a back pressure of 350 to 1200 psi for different recipes.
|Vlf transmit antenna system, method and apparatus|
There is provided a very low frequency (vlf) transmit antenna system, method, and apparatus for creating a magnetic field at low frequencies suitable for communications through the earth or other thick, solid barriers. At least two loop antennas are arranged such that a magnetic field of each one of the at least two loop antennas passes through each remaining one of the at least two loop antennas, thereby closely coupling the at least two loop antennas.
Apparatus including meta-materials and methods for making the apparatus are described. Circuit components, such as split ring resonators and/or spiral loops, may be formed on substrates to form the meta-materials.
|Temperature compensation in a wireless transfer system|
Described herein are improved configurations for a resonator for wireless power transfer that includes a conductor forming one or more loops and having an inductance l, a network of capacitors, having a capacitance, c, and a desired electrical parameter, coupled to the conductor, the network having at least one capacitor of a first type with a first temperature profile of the electrical parameter, and the network having at least one capacitor of a second type with a second temperature profile of the electrical parameter.. .
A scripture tote. The tote includes a handle defining a storage space and having one or more recessions; a case adapted for carrying a scripture reading device; and one or more connection mechanisms connecting the handle to the case.
A piece of luggage (100, 298) may include front, rear, top, bottom, right, and left sides or faces (102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 112) that define an enclosed space. The enclosed space may be divided into one or more compartments.
|Yarn color placement system|
A yarn color placement system for a tufting machine including a series of different color yarns being fed to the needles of the tufting machine by yarn feed mechanisms. A backing material is fed through the tufting machine at an increased stitch rate as the needles are shifted according to the programmed pattern steps.
|Contexture for attaching wiring and grinding discs|
The invention relates to a warp knitted contexture including a base structure and pile loops anchored in the base structure for rattle free attachment of wiring harnesses or for attachment of replaceable grinding discs at grinding machines. It is an object of the invention to provide a new warp knitted contexture for both applications recited supra and other applications, wherein the warp knitted contexture can be produced in a more economical manner and has constant quality or a constant surface.
|Sling strap retention device|
A sling strap retention device is provided. The sling strap retention device includes a structure with a first flexible member and a second flexible member, the first flexible member and the second flexible member further comprising a first end and a second end, a first side and a second side, a front surface, and a back surface, wherein the first and second flexible members may be oriented one over the other with the back sides of the first and second flexible members in opposition and coupled along a length of the members.
|Suture system and method|
A suture system including a suture construct having a first reduction construct configured to be selectively arranged in an expanded state and a reduced state. The first reduction construct includes a first locking limb, a first contractible loop, and a first opposed loop disposed generally opposite to the first contractible loop, wherein reduction of the first opposed loop contracts the first contractible loop from the expanded state into the reduced state and secures the suture construct in the reduced state.
|Thigh exercise fitness machine|
A thigh exercise fitness machine for training outer thigh muscles is a disclosed to include a first base member and a second base member pivotally connected in parallel, a first sliding track and a second sliding track respectively connected to the first base member and the second base member and extending in reversed directions, a first foot plate assembly and a second foot plate member respectively slidably supported on the first sliding track and the second sliding track, two elastic loops respectively coupled between the first foot plate assembly and second foot plate assembly and the first base member and second base member and adapted to store elastic potential energy when the first and second foot plate assemblies are respectively moved along the first and second sliding tracks, enabling the user's lateral thigh muscles to be trained.. .
|Method and system for creating interactive training and reinforcement programs|
Methods and system for creating an interactive training and reinforcement programs. Training program content is delivered to training participants in accordance with a data structure representing a timeline or schedule.
|Shoelace tying aide for development and learning of the shoelace tying process|
A shoelace tying device which acts as a learning aide and assistant for individuals who may lack the capacity either mentally and/or physically to fully grasp and complete all of the steps required to tie one's shoe laces. The device consists of a solid thin piece of material which fastens to a shoe's shoelace with a clip on its backside.
|Apparatus and method for displaying video data|
The apparatus and method for displaying video data are disclosed. Reference refresh frequency and/or time may be predetermined or derived from predetermined values.
|Sensing method and related device for touch panel|
A sensing method for a touch panel is disclosed. The touch panel includes a plurality of sensing lines and a plurality of driving lines.
|Internal combustion engine having dual egr loops (dedicated egr loop and low pressure egr loop) and dual cylinder intake ports|
A dual egr loop exhaust gas recirculation (egr) system for an internal combustion engine. The engine has both a dedicated egr loop and a low pressure egr loop.
|Stable cable wire|
A stable cable wire is disclosed. The stable cable wire comprises a wire and at least one loop formed within the wire.
|Hinge comprising a textile|
The invention relates to a hinge comprising a textile which connects a first part (2) and a second part (4) to one another, where the textile (3) has a gauze made of loops between the parts.. .
|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..