|| List of recent Oma-related patents
|Compositions and methods for controlling carbon dioxide- (co2-) regulated stomatal apertures, water transpiration and water use efficiency in plants|
In alternative embodiments, the invention provides compositions and methods for manipulating the exchange of water and/or carbon dioxide (co2) through plant stomata by combining the control of expression of co2 sensor genes with the control of expression of ost1 protein kinase and the related protein kinases snrk2.2 and snrk2.3, and their genes. In alternative embodiments, the invention provides plants having increased water use efficiency, and drought-resistant plants; and methods for engineering of water transpiration and water use efficiency in plants, and engineering plants with increased water use efficiency and drought-resistant plants..
|Down-regulation of acc synthase for improved plant performance|
Methods for modulating plants using optimized acc synthase down-regulation constructs are disclosed. Also disclosed are nucleotide sequences, constructs, vectors, and modified plant cells, as well as transgenic plants displaying increased seed and/or biomass yield, improved tolerance to abiotic stress such as drought or high plant density, improved nitrogen utilization efficiency and/or reduction in ethylene production..
|Human lambda light chain mice|
Genetically modified mice are provided that express human λ variable (hvλ) sequences, including mice that express hvλ sequences from an endogenous mouse λ light chain locus, mice that express hvλ sequences from an endogenous mouse κ light chain locus, and mice that express hvλ sequences from a transgene or an episome wherein the hvλ sequence is linked to a mouse constant sequence. Mice are provided that are a source of somatically mutated human λ variable sequences useful for making antigen-binding proteins.
|Laglidadg homing endonuclease variants having mutations in two functional subdomains and use thereof|
A laglidadg homing endonuclease variant, having mutations in two separate subdomains, each binding a distinct part of a modified dna target half-site, said laglidadg homing endonuclease variant being able to cleave a chimeric dna target sequence comprising the nucleotides bound by each subdomain. Use of said herodimeric meganuclease and derived products for genetic engineering, genome therapy and antiviral therapy..
|Validating pointer records in a domain name system (dns) service|
In one embodiment a method for receiving a request from a user to update a pointer record of a domain name system (dns) in a dns service includes issuing a query from the dns service to a resource of a first service of the data center from the dns service using a uniform resource indicator (uri) of the request corresponding to the resource, receiving a list of internet protocol (ip) addresses in the dns service from the first service, determining whether an ip address received in the request corresponds to one of the ip addresses of the list, and if so, enabling the user to update the pointer record.. .
|Integrated electronic design automation system|
An electronic design automation system combines features of discrete eda/cad systems and manufacturing systems into a monolithic system to enable a layperson to efficiently design, construct and have manufactured a specific class of custom electronic device, namely a computer processing unit with embedded software. A graphical user interface (gui) is provided as the front-end to a computer aided design (cad) server that generates sophisticated control and manufacturing instructions that are delivered to a fabrication supply chain, which produces a specified device that is then transported via managed logistics into inventory and ordering systems at vendors for delivery to a designated customer..
|Designing a robust power efficient clock distribution network|
An electronic automation design tool with a sink locator unit creates clusters of loads from a plurality of loads within a sector of a clock network design based on balancing magnitudes of the loads among the clusters of loads and based on minimal delays of each of the clusters and respective ones of a plurality of sink locations in the sector of the clock network design. The tool determines centers of the clusters of loads, and sink locations corresponding to the centers of the clusters for connecting output terminal points of sector buffers are determined.
|Method and system for layout parasitic estimation|
A system comprises an electronic design automation (eda) tool, for generating a schematic design of an integrated circuit (ic), generating a layout from the schematic design, editing the layout, and verifying the schematic design and layout. At least one non-transitory, computer readable storage medium, is provided for storing data representing the schematic design and the layout, the layout having a network of routing paths connecting at least two active layer devices of the ic design.
|Semi-automated processes to manage construction work packages|
A method for semi-automation of management of work packages associated with construction projects is disclosed. Sets of printed forms are generated by the system based on the contents of work packages selected by the user.
|Programmable logic controller|
A programmable logic controller of the invention comprises: a cpu unit; various kinds of units controlled by the cpu unit and coupled via common connectors, that is, input/output units, an end cover, a branch unit and an extension unit; an internal bus provided extending through the cpu unit and the various kinds of units to connect the cpu unit and the various kinds of units; and a bus i/f provided in each of the various kinds of units in common and holding anomaly detection data for detecting an anomaly in the internal bus. The cpu unit checks the anomaly detection data read out from the bus i/f of each of the various kinds of units, thereby to detect an anomaly place in the internal bus..
|Toggling sleep-mode of a mobile device without mechanical or electromagnetic toggling buttons|
Techniques for toggling sleep modes. A gesture associated with the mobile device that is in a first mode is detected.
|Secure client-side communication between multiple domains|
Methods and systems for secure client-side communication between multiple domains is provided. Such methods and systems can provide for decreased communication latency particularly effective for dynamic multi-domain and/or multi-tenant environments while allowing for granular security or specific security of messages and operations with regard to users, user sessions, groups, organizations, permissions sets, applications, or any other logical delineation.
|Reprioritizing pending dispersed storage network requests|
A method begins by a dispersed storage (ds) processing module monitoring processing status of a plurality of pending dispersed storage network (dsn) access requests, where less than a desired number of ds units have favorably responded to a set of access requests. The method continues with the ds processing module interpreting the processing status of the plurality of pending dsn access requests to detect a processing anomaly.
|Dynamic and intelligent dns routing with subzones|
A request to resolve an ip address is received by a domain name server (dns). A record, such as an mx record, relating to the request is obtained that comprises a unique label (e.g.
|Techniques for workload discovery and organization|
Techniques for workload discovery and organization are presented. A workload when initiated on a network self-inspects the network for other workloads processing as a collection over the network.
|System for real traffic replay over wireless networks|
A real traffic replay over wireless networks with environment emulation and an event-driven automata-synchronized replay method are disclosed. The system includes a first traffic capture module configured to capture packet traces and environment effects in a real environment, a first event transform module configured to transform the packet traces into a sequence of events, and a reproduce module configured to receive the environment effects from the first traffic capture module and the sequence of events from the first event transform module such as to control a replay of the environment effects in the real environment and the sequence of events coordinately by means of automata..
|Use of reversed dns records for distributed mapping of asymmetric cryptographic keys to custom data|
A server sends a lookup request for a first domain name to a domain name system (dns) in response to receiving data associated with a user. The first domain name includes the data associated with the user.
|Ethernet communication system and method based on mmc/sd interface|
The present invention is directed to an ethernet communication method and system which are based on the mmc/sd interface. In the invention, the communication system includes at least one master device and at least one slave device, the at least one master device and the at least one slave device are connected via mmc/sd interface and communicate with each other on the ethernet.
|Provision of targeted content|
Measures, including methods, apparatus and computer program products, are provided for amending content transmitted by a server to a client. The methods are performed by a system remote from the client and the server and arranged to receive requests from the client to the server and to receive responses from the server to the client.
|Provision of targeted content|
Measures, including methods, apparatus and computer program products, are provided for amending content transmitted from a server to a client. The methods are performed by a system configured to communicate with the server and the client.
|Systems and methods for building a universal multimedia learner|
The present disclosure describes a method and system called “universal learner (ul),” which provides a unified framework to understand multimedia signals. The ul utilizes the loosely annotated multimedia data on the web, analyses it in various signal domains, such as text, image, audio and combinations thereof, and builds an association graph called the “multimedia brain,” which basically comprises visual signals, audio signals, text phrases and the like that capture a multitude of objects, experiences and their attributes and the links among them that capture similar intent or functional and contextual relationships..
|Computer-readable storage medium storing update program, update method, and update device|
A computer-readable storage medium storing an update program that causes a computer to execute a process includes: acquiring an automaton performing matching of data in an input stream hierarchized by tags to a keyword in a query, the automaton in which an initial state, a start state indicating a start tag symbol, an end state indicating an end tag symbol, a transition between the initial state and the start state, a transition between the initial state and the end state, and a transition from the initial state to the initial state are defined; generating a path identifying the position of a start tag based on a hierarchy in the input stream when the start tag is read from the input stream; judging whether or not the generated path meets a condition corresponding to the keyword in the query; generating, when the generated path is judged to meet a condition.. .
|Computerized system for monitoring and controlling physical data-producing apparatus|
A computerized system for monitoring physical data for anomalies, which physical data are predictable given predetermined information, the system comprising a predetermined information data point generator operative to compute a sequence of model data points which the physical data, given predetermined information, can be expected to duplicate at each of a corresponding sequence of temporal sampling points; a wayward point monitor including a processor operative for monitoring the physical data including identifying wayward points within said physical data that are incongruous with the predetermined information; and an anomalous episode-prompted alarm generator operative for identifying anomalous episodes, each including a cluster of wayward points satisfying predefined anomalous episode-defining criteria and generating an alarm for each anomalous episode identified.. .
|Providing recommendations using information determined for domains of interest|
Techniques are described for determining and using information related to domains of interest, such as by automatically analyzing documents and other information related to a domain in order to automatically determine relationships between particular terms within the domain. Such automatically determined information may then be used to assist users in obtaining information from the domain that is of interest (e.g., documents with contents that are relevant to user-specified terms and/or to other terms that are determined to be sufficiently related to the user-specified terms).
|Automated teller machine with virtual bank sharing|
An automated teller machine (atm) which includes a plurality of peripherals including a user interface for interacting with a user providing user information; a plurality of virtual automated teller machines (vatms) resident in the atm, the vatms networked to a plurality of financial institutions, each vatm capable of using its own atm software application and capable of providing its own menu of banking options to the user; and an interface to communicate between the vatms and the plurality of peripherals, receive the user information from the user interface, identify the user's financial institution, link the user with the user's financial institution through a selected vatm corresponding to the user's financial institution and provide the menu of banking options to the user as if the user were using an atm dedicated to the user's financial institution.. .
|Product driven approach to technology provisioning, operations, and billing|
Systems and methods for a product driven approach to technology provisioning, operations, and billing are provided. Some embodiments provide an information technology (it) business architecture built around the product driven methodology.
|Provision of targeted content|
Measures, including methods, apparatus and computer program products, are provided for creating display space in relation to a page requested by a client from a server for display by that client. A method comprises: configuring a domain name service to route requests for pages hosted at the server to a system; receiving at the system a request from the client for a page from the server, the system being configured to communicate with the client and the server, the request being received on the basis of the configuring; and transmitting, from the system to the client, a reference to a frame-set whereby to cause the client to request that frame-set, wherein, at least one frame of the frame-set includes a reference to cause the client to display the page..
|Systems and methods for atmospheric modeling based on gps measurement|
Systems and methods described herein include improved data gathering, climate modeling and weather forecasting techniques. In particular, the systems include using global positioning system (gps) measurements obtained from a network of gps devices for simultaneously determining atmospheric parameters such as water vapor content, temperature and pressure, and correcting for errors in the gps measurements, themselves.
|Pharmacy automation optimization system and method|
A method of assessing the productivity of a pharmacy includes: (a) recording information regarding the identity and quantity of each pharmaceutical being automatically dispensed with an automated prescription monitoring unit; (b) with an overall pharmacy prescription monitoring unit, recording information regarding (i) dispensing of pharmaceuticals dispensed from the automated pharmacy machine and (ii) manual dispensing of pharmaceuticals; (c) identifying in step (a) low performing pharmaceuticals; (d) identifying in step (b) high performing pharmaceuticals dispensed manually as candidates for automated dispensing; (e) comparing low performing pharmaceuticals of step (c) with high performing pharmaceuticals of step (d) to determine whether replacement is recommended; (f) confirming whether high performing pharmaceuticals identified in step (d) are capable of automated dispensing; and (g) replacing in the automated pharmacy machine a low performing pharmaceutical identified in step (c) with a high performing pharmaceutical identified in step (d).. .
|Neurostimulation system with default mri-mode|
A neurostimulation device capable of being placed between a stimulation state and an emi protection state. The neurostimulation device comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to a plurality of stimulation electrodes, stimulation output circuitry configured for being selectively activated during the stimulation state to output a plurality of stimulation pulses to the plurality of electrical terminals, electromagnetic protection circuitry configured for being selectively activated during the emi protection state to prevent at least a portion of the electrical current induced on at least one of the electrical terminals by an electromagnetic field entering the stimulation output circuitry, and a controller configured for automatically defaulting the neurostimulation device to the emi protection state..
|Method for detecting and treating insulation lead-to-housing failures|
Disclosed is a method for the diagnosis of conductor anomalies, such as an insulation failure resulting in a short circuit, in an implantable medical device, such as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (icd). Upon determining if a specific defibrillation pathway is shorted, the method excludes the one electrode from the defibrillation circuit, delivering defibrillation current only between functioning defibrillation electrodes.
|Method for detecting and localizing insulation failures of implantable device leads|
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for diagnosis of conductor anomalies, such as insulation failures, in an implantable medical device, such as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (icd), a pacemaker, or a neurostimulator. Insulation failures are detected and localized by identifying changes in electrical fields via surface (skin) potentials.
|Pylorus plug and anastomosis|
A method for creating an anastomosis between a stomach and a portion of a small intestine, and simultaneously controlling passage of stomach contents through a pylorus with a pylorus plug that includes a valve operative to either close or at least partially open passageway through the pylorus.. .