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| Method and system for eyeprint recognition unlocking based on environment-filtering frames|
A method and system for eyeprint recognition unlocking may be based on environment-filtering frames, wherein the method may include capturing a plurality of frames of a user's eye images via a front-facing camera in advance for data processing to obtain the user's eyeprint information and storing the eyeprint information in a mobile phone locally; when the eyeprint recognition unlocking is performed, starting the front-facing camera to capture a plurality of frames of a current user's eye images; performing data processing on the acquired current user's eye images to obtain the current user's eyeprint information; comparing the current user's eyeprint information with the prestored eyeprint information, and determining whether they are consistent or not, wherein unlocking succeeds if they are consistent, or failure of unlocking is prompted if they are inconsistent.. .
Jrd Communication Inc.
| Method and system to transmit and receive data packets through at least one end-to-end connection|
A method and system for transmitting and receiving data packets between two network nodes via one or more end-to-end connections. An interface is provided for selecting one or more possible end-to-end connection(s) or established end-to-end connection(s).
Pismo Labs Technology Limited
| Anomalous network monitoring, user behavior detection and database system|
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for network monitoring, user account compromise determination, and user behavior database system. The system monitors network actions of user accounts including user account access across multitudes of network accessible systems, determines user account transitions, and determines different types of high-risk user behavior indicative of compromise.
Palantir Technologies Inc.
| Accurate detection of rogue wireless access points|
A computer-implemented method is provided for a management entity to detect where a rogue access point is connected to the network infrastructure. The management entity receives from a wireless network controller an indication of an unauthorized frame wirelessly intercepted by an authorized access point.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
| Providing forward secrecy in a terminating tls connection proxy|
An infrastructure delivery platform provides a rsa proxy service as an enhancement to the tls/ssl protocol to off-load, from an edge server to an external cryptographic server, the decryption of an encrypted pre-master secret. The technique provides forward secrecy in the event that the edge server is compromised, preferably through the use of a cryptographically strong hash function that is implemented separately at both the edge server and the cryptographic server.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
| Systems and methods for revoking and replacing signing keys|
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a processor, an information handling resource communicatively coupled to the processor, and a management controller communicatively coupled to the processor and the information handling resource and configured to provide out-of-band management of the information handling system. The management controller may further configured to receive a message indicating that an existing private key associated with the information handling resource is compromised, the message including a replacement public key for replacing an existing public key associated with the information handling resource and associated with the existing private key and responsive to the message, cause the existing public key associated with the information handling resource to be replaced with the replacement public key..
Dell Products L.p.
| Self-promoting mesh network node|
A self-promoting mesh network node is described that renders manual designation of new mesh network nodes unnecessary. When joining a new mesh network, the self-promoting mesh network node broadcasts a series of up to three different types of signals and scans for a mesh network address received in response thereto.
Elephant Head, Inc.
| Graphene-coated metal oxide spinel cathodes|
Disclosed herein are graphene-coated lithium manganese oxide spinels cathodes for high-performance batteries li-ion batteries and methods for making thereof. A single-layer graphene coating is shown to significantly reduce manganese loss in the cathodes while concurrently promoting the formation of a well-defined solid electrolyte interphase layer..
Uchicago Argonne, Llc
| Decapsulation system|
A decapsulation apparatus has an etch plate, an off-center etch head having an opening, a cover sealing to the etch plate forming an etching chamber, a gasket surrounding the opening, a ram sealed through the cover, a pressure-controlled source of nitrogen or inert gas continuously purging the etching chamber at a low gas pressure, a f toggle mechanism mounted to a metal plate t, an etchant supply subsystem comprising sources of etchant solutions, an etchant solution pump, supply passages and controls to select etchants and etchant ratios, and a heat exchanger heating or cooling the etchant solution, etchant waste passages f conducting used etchant away. Etchants are mixed in the passages to the reaction region, and turbulence in the reaction region is promoted by impinging etchant solution on the encapsulated device..
| Near-unity photoluminescence quantum yield in mos2|
Two-dimensional (2d) transition-metal dichalcogenides have emerged as a promising material system for optoelectronic applications, but their primary figure-of-merit, the room-temperature photoluminescence quantum yield (qy) is extremely poor. The prototypical 2d material, mos2 is reported to have a maximum qy of 0.6% which indicates a considerable defect density.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Systems and methods for ultrahigh selective nitride etch
A method for selectively etching a silicon nitride layer on a substrate includes arranging a substrate on a substrate support of a substrate processing chamber. The substrate processing chamber includes an upper chamber region, an inductive coil arranged outside of the upper chamber region, a lower chamber region including the substrate support and a gas dispersion device.
Lam Research Corporation
Create a meal mobile application
The invention discloses a system and method for assisting a user in assembling a meal combination according to available ingredients. The system is comprised of a personal computing device configured to communicate.
Method for reduction of artifacts and preservation of soft tissue contrast and conspicuity of iodinated materials on computed tomography images by means of adaptive fusion of input images obtained from dual-energy ct scans, and use of differences in voxel intensities between high and low-energy images in estimation of artifact magnitude
Image processing method is presented along with reference source code and sample outputs. This method processes 2 (or more) input images which were obtained at different photon energies (or differing in another parameter), and produces an output image that emphasizes the best characteristics of each of the input images, while suppressing the undesired characteristics of each input image.
Product pushing method
A product pushing method and a product promotion system are provided. The method includes the following steps: recording an area as the user's current position when the time period of the user staying in the area is longer than a first threshold; obtaining at least one current product corresponding to the current position from a regional product database; obtaining at least one recorded product corresponding to at least one recorded position from the regional product database; obtaining at least one promotion portfolio from the product portfolio database according to the current product and the at least one record product; and sending the at least one promotion portfolio to the user..
Industrial Technology Research Institute
System for producing promotional media content and method thereof
A system for producing promotional media content includes a strategic meta information analysis processing unit configured to process various types of pieces of strategic meta information in various formats to an unstructured data batch having a certain weight value, a media content analysis processing unit configured to classify and analyze each meta information by similarity by using meta information of various types of media content or meta information actively extracted by analyzing each media content, an association analyzing unit configured to calculate association between strategic meta information processed through the strategic meta information analysis processing unit and the media content processed through the media content analysis processing unit, and a media content synthesizing unit configured to finally synthesize promotional media content by using the various types of strategic meta information, the media content, and the association information calculated by the association analyzing unit.. .
Korea Electronics Technology Institute
System and trait based people search based on genetic information
A system and method is provided for interactive exchange of information. A database stores preference information related to a plurality of individuals.
Home Producers Network, Llc.
Method and device for controlling the issuing of product-related advertising messages to customers in sales facilities
In a method and a device for controlling the issuing of advertising messages in a sales facility, wherein boundary condition data such as weather conditions and temperature data are detected by means of detection devices arranged inside and outside the sales facility and correlated with effective quantities of sold products promoted by the advertising messages, the issuing of advertising messages is triggered in a targeted manner as a function of the results achieved when the boundary conditions determined to be optimal are occurring.. .
System and methods for analyzing and improving online engagement
Systems and methods provide online tools for helping a business improve its online presence. A contact importance score rates a contact's engagement with business via purchases and online contact, and may further gauge the contact's engagement with other contacts and potential contacts.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
Offline conversion tracking
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for tracking offline purchases. One of the methods includes receiving information from a first user device identifying a requested commerce object, a geographical area, and an advertising identifier, identifying a plurality of sources of available inventory data for physical retail locations, searching the plurality of sources to determine one or more physical retail locations that have available inventory of the commerce object, serving instructions for a presentation of a user interface to a second user device, providing instructions for presentation of a prompt regarding whether the requested commerce object was purchased, receiving a response indicating that the requested commerce object was purchased, and storing data indicating the purchase in a memory with the advertising identifier..
Kibo Software, Inc.
Systems and methods for facilitating card verification over a network
A system and method for facilitating electronic commerce over a network, according to one or more embodiments, includes communicating with a user via a user device and an issuer of payment media via an issuer device over the network, the payment media being issued to the user by the issuer, receiving user instruction over the network to link the payment media to a user account related to the user, prompting the user over the network to input a secure password known only by the issuer and the user, receiving the secure password from the user over the network, verifying that the payment media is owned by the user over the network via a secure protocol, returning a response to the user related to verification of the payment media, and storing payment media verification information.. .
Instant token issuance system
A user can request provisioning of account information for an account to a plurality of resource providing entities. The account may be a new or existing account issued by an authorization computer.
Incentive-based exchange for project contribution
A system and method is disclosed for exchanging an incentive for a project contribution. At least one electronic database includes project information, electronic media associated one or more projects, incentive information representing at least one incentive, and user information representing a plurality of registered users.
Data-driven activity prediction
A physical environment is equipped with a plurality of sensors (e.g., motion sensors). As individuals perform various activities within the physical environment, sensor readings are received from one or more of the sensors.
Washington State University
Multi-sensor data summarization
This disclosure relates generally to multi-sensor data, and more particularly to summarizing multi-sensor data. In one embodiment, the method includes computing plurality of histograms from sensor data associated with a plurality of sensors.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
Safety label replication and management systems
In one embodiment, a safety label management system includes a mobile device comprising a camera, a label database, a safety label printer configured to print safety labels, and a computing unit in electronic communication with the mobile device, the label database, and the safety label printer. The mobile device may be configured to capture, via the camera, an image of an existing safety label.
Screen sharing server, sharing screen, and program for screen sharing server
A screen sharing server receives a connection request each from a sender's user terminal and a receiver's user terminal, receives an authentication number to specify the sender's user terminal with which a screen is to be shared, in response to the connection request, allows the receiver's user terminal to display a prompt to ask for an input of the authentication number, authenticates the authentication number in response to receiving the authentication number from the receiver's user terminal, receives shared screen data from the sender's user terminal and sequentially transfers the shared screen data to the receiver's user terminal, if the authentication number is correct, detects that the sender's user terminal discontinues transmitting the screen data, and makes an inquiry to the receiver's user terminal with an authenticated authentication number about whether or not to transmit the shared screen data, in response to the detection.. .
Electronic devices with improved iris recognition and methods thereof
An electronic device and a method for improving iris recognition for providing access to the electronic device. The electronic device includes an iris scanner, an ambient light sensor, a memory and a processor.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
System and delivering digital coaching content
Disclosed are a system and method for delivering digital coaching content on a computing device, such as a mobile device. The method includes: receiving, by the mobile device from a server device over an electronic network, data corresponding to a care plan for a patient; displaying a prompt on a display screen of the mobile device, the prompt associated with the care plan for the patient, wherein the prompt requests the patient to provide an input; receiving a first input from the patient in response to the prompt; and displaying digital coaching content on the display screen, wherein the digital coaching content includes at least one recommendation associated with the care plan for the patient that is based on the first input received from the patient..
Activehealth Management, Inc.
Personalized recommendations using localized regularization
A subset of items that can be identified, promoted, or recommended to the user is determined based in part on rankings or other feedback that the user has given to other items in the set. The techniques discussed herein employ localized regularization to generate estimated values for the unknown values.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Transaction protocol for reading database values
Techniques are provided for more efficient multi-row atomic, consistent, isolated and durable (acid)-compliant transactions with snapshot isolation semantics (or just “multi-row transactions” for short). In some embodiments, the techniques are implemented in a computing system that includes a client application, a lightweight in-memory lease-based lock service, a multi-row transaction orchestrator, and an underlying database system.
Palantir Technologies, Inc.
System and multi-language communication sequencing
A system and method are presented for multi-language communication sequencing. Communication flows may support one or more languages, which may need to be created, removed, or edited.
Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc.
Smart pan for representation of physical space
An interaction mechanism is defined for the navigation of a representation of a physical space, whereby events or entities of interest outside the current view are detected, and flagged by adding a visual indicator at or near the edge of the view closest to the entity in question. By designating the visual indicator, for example with a mouse click or by directing the user's gaze at the visual indicator, the representation is prompted to modify the representation to include the space incorporating the entity of interest.
Ecole Nationale De L'aviation Civile
360 degree privacy film
Light control films are provided that confine light transmitted therethrough to be within a 360° view region and block light outside of this view region. The light control films can provide security in all directions including right-and-left and up-and-down of the films, without compromising light transmittance compared to one-dimensional light control films.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Methods and systems for maintaining optical transparency during particle image acquisition
Fouling of or damage to an electromagnetic radiation-transparent window can preclude one from obtaining satisfactory images with an image acquisition unit, such as a camera. Certain types of environments may be particularly prone toward promoting fouling or damage, and manual cleaning or repair of an electromagnetic radiation-transparent window may be difficult in some circumstances.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Generation of location area boundaries
One embodiment provides a method including: utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs the steps of: receiving at least one location map comprising a plurality of possible routes; identifying at least one location area configuration, wherein the location area configuration identifies a location, relative to the at least one location map, of at least one location area boundary segment; computing a utility of the at least one location area configuration, wherein the utility comprises an identification of any usefulness of identifying a route comprising at least one identified sub-route and wherein the at least one sub-route is identified using the at least one location area boundary segment; identifying at least one prominent location area boundary segment, wherein a prominent location area boundary segment comprises a location area boundary segment having a computed utility exceeding a predetermined threshold; and generating a location area map comprising a plurality of identified prominent location area boundary segments, wherein the location area map defines boundaries of a location area. Other variants and embodiments are broadly contemplated herein..
International Business Machines Corporation
Plate-like air-cooled engine surface cooler with fluid channel and varying fin geometry
A surface cooler includes a plate-like layer and a plurality of spaced-apart fins extending substantially perpendicular from an uppermost layer of the plate-like layer. The plurality of fins defining a plurality of air flow paths.
General Electric Company
Intelligent oxygen level controller for biofuel-fired burner
A controller monitors oxygen levels in a bio-fuel fired device and automatically controls dampers, blowers and the like to reduce generation of smoke or other pollutants, thereby promoting proper operation of a catalytic converter.. .
Biomass Controls, Llc
Actuating device for a motor vehicle lock
The invention relates to an actuating device for opening a door or flap, comprising a movably supported inertial mass (7, 9) for avoiding unintentional opening of the door or flap in the event that a specified acceleration is exceeded. Levers are provided for moving the inertial mass (7, 9).
Method for forming monocrystalline silicon ingot and wafers
The present invention relates to a method for forming monocrystalline silicon ingot and wafers. At first, silica is doped with deuterium atoms which is retained in interstices therein.
Zing Semiconductor Corporation
Method for forming monocrystalline silicon ingot and wafer
The present invention relates to a method for forming monocrystalline silicon ingot and wafer. When forming a monocrystalline silicon ingot, melted silicon is introduced with a gas comprising deuterium atoms to receive the deuterium atoms at interstice sites, and thus the oxygen, carbon and other impurity contained therein are decreased.
Zing Semiconductor Corporation
Method for preparing titanium-containing implant by using environmentally-friendly etching composition
The present invention provides a method for preparing an implant including preparing a mixed etching composition including hydrogen peroxide and a water-soluble carbonate compound and oxidatively etching an implant made of titanium or a titanium alloy by immersing the same in the etching composition; a titanium or titanium alloy implant prepared by oxidative etching with a mixed etching composition including hydrogen peroxide and a water-soluble carbonate compound; and a composition for treating surface of an implant containing hydrogen peroxide and a water-soluble carbonate compound. Further, the present invention relates to a titanium or titanium alloy implant which is prepared by oxidative etching with a mixed etching composition including hydrogen peroxide and a basic solution and on which surface bumps having continuous or discontinuous line-shaped open channel structures in nanoscale are irregularly formed, and a preparation method thereof.
Kyungpook National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation
Novel biological detection dioxins in serum, and a diagnostic use therefor in metabolic syndrome and related conditions
The present invention relates to a novel biological detection method for dioxins in serum and a diagnostic use thereof in metabolic syndrome and related conditions. More particularly, according to the present invention, a significant correlation between dioxin content in serum and physical variables has been confirmed by measuring luciferase activity through the use of serum as a whole and cells transformed with a recombinant vector comprising a gene construct in which a dioxin responsive element, a promoter and a reporter gene are operably linked.
University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee
Solanum lycopersicum plants with increased fruit yield
Provided herein are solanum lycopersicum plants with increased fruit yield and to seeds or fruits of the present solanum lycopersicum plants. Also provided herein are methods for increasing the fruit yield of solanum lycopersicum plants.
Enza Zaden Beheer B.v.
Drug-inducible promoter and inducting gene expression using the same
This invention provides a drug-inducible promoter that can be used for sugarcane plants and plants related thereto. Such drug-inducible promoter comprises a polynucleotide comprising a first nucleotide sequence having 90% or higher identity to the nucleotide sequence as shown in seq id no: 1, a second nucleotide sequence having 90% or higher identity to the nucleotide sequence as shown in seq no: 2, a third nucleotide sequence having 90% or higher identity to the nucleotide sequence as shown in seq id no: 3, a fourth nucleotide sequence having 90% or higher identity to the nucleotide sequence as shown in seq id no: 4, and a fifth nucleotide sequence having 90% or higher identity to the nucleotide sequence as shown in seq id no: 5 in such an order from the 3 terminal side toward the 5′ terminal side..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Rhamnose promoter expression system
The prokaryotic signal sequence is selected from signal peptides of periplasmatic binding proteins for sugars, amino acids, vitamins and ions. The expression of the nucleic acid sequence is controlled by the promoter region.
Aptamer conjugates with n-heterocyclic carbene metal complexes for targeted drug delivery
An aptamer-n-heterocyclic-carbene metal complex conjugate (aptamer-nhcm conjugate) or an aptamer-bis-n-heterocyclic-carbene metal complex conjugate (aptamer-bis-nhcm conjugate) includes an aptamer coupled through a hydrolytically stable bond to an n-heterocyclic-carbene metal complex (nhcm) or a bis-n-heterocyclic-carbene metal complex (bis-nhcm). The aptamer-nhcm conjugate is prepared where the chosen aptamer displays selective binding to a cell specific receptor, such that the cytotoxic nhcm can be directed specifically to cells responsible for a target disease (e.g., a specific cancer type).
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
Methods and means for efficient skipping of exon 45 in duchenne muscular dystrophy pre-mrna
The invention relates to a method for inducing or promoting skipping of exon 45 of dmd pre-mrna in a duchenne muscular dystrophy patient, preferably in an isolated (muscle) cell, the method comprising providing an isolate muscle cell with a molecule that binds to a continuous stretch of at least 21 nucleotides within said exon. The invention further relates to such molecule used in the method..
Academisch Ziekenhuis Leiden
Method for producing sinoatrial node cells (pacemaker cells) from stem cells, and use of the produced sinoatrial node cells
The electrical pacemakers currently being used for the therapeutic approaches for treatment of “sick sinus syndrome” are not hormonally regulatable and entail risks through infections or premature battery discharge. These problems could be overcome by means of “biological cardiac pacemakers” obtained from pluripotent stem cells (pscs).
Expansion and engraftment of stem cells using notch 1 and/or notch 2 agonists
The present disclosure provides methods for immortalizing precursor cells that are non-terminally differentiated cells such as stem cells, the methods comprising culturing the precursor cells in the presence of a notch 1 agonist, notch 2 agonist or notch 1 agonist and notch 2 agonist (and, in particular embodiments, one or more growth factors) that support the proliferation but not differentiation of the non-terminally differentiated cells. The present disclosure further provides methods to induce the differentiation of immortalized cells, comprising growing the cells in the presence of a notch 1 agonist, notch 2 agonist or notch 1 agonist and notch 2 agonist and at least one growth factor which supports the differentiation of the cell into a more specialized cell type.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Adhesive composition and polarizing plate comprising same
The present invention provides an adhesive composition, comprising an alkali metal carboxylate containing an alkylene glycol group as a cross-linking promoting agent, an acrylic copolymer, and a cross-linking agent, a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device comprising the adhesive composition. The adhesive composition according to the present invention has the great solubility of the cross-linking promoting agent in a solvent for adhesive coating, and can shorten a curing period to increase productivity and can inhibit the increase of peeling strength in a release film over time..
Dongwoo Fine-chem Co., Ltd.
Medicines for topic use based on sulfated hyaluronic acid as activating or inhibiting agent of the cytokine activity
The object of the present invention relates to the new and surprising use of sulfated hyaluronic acid (has) as regulator agent of the cytokine activity (pro- and anti-inflammatory) and consequently the use of has for the preparation of a new medicine for topic use in the prevention and treatment of pathologies associated with the activation and/or deficiency of cytokines of a pro- and anti-inflammatory nature. The applicant has in fact discovered the exclusive capacity of has in modulating the activity of these particular proteins, it has studied the action mechanism and demonstrated the substantial difference between the different sulfated types known in the state of the art, but above all it has demonstrated an unexpectedly high activity of has vs different types and strains of herpes virus, cytomegalovirus and the virus of vesicular stomatitis.
Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.a.
Freeze-dried powder of high molecular weight silk fibroin, preparation method therefor and use thereof
The invention discloses a freeze-dried powder of high molecular weight silk fibroin, preparation process and use thereof. The freeze-dried powder is obtained from silk by degumming, dissolution, dialysis, centrifugation, high temperature and high pressure treatment and freeze-drying.
Process for synthesis of urea and a related arrangement for a reaction section of a urea plant
A process for synthesis of urea and a related reaction section of a urea plant, where: ammonia and carbon dioxide are reacted in a liquid phase in a first reaction zone (s1) and heat (q1) is withdrawn from said first reaction zone to promote the formation of ammonium carbamate, the liquid product (103) from said first reaction zone is then passed to a second reaction zone (s2) distinguished from said first reaction zone, and heat (q2) is added to said second reaction zone to promote the decomposition of ammonium carbamate into urea and water, where the liquid phase in at least one of said first reaction zone and second reaction zone is kept in a stirred condition. A downflow reactor for carrying out the above process is also disclosed..
Method for improving performance of fluid processing system based on crystallization promoting medium
Provided is a fluid processing apparatus using a crystallization promoting medium (cpm) as a fluid processing medium. The apparatus comprises one or more column bed units in parallel connection, wherein the column bed units may be connected in parallel with a bypass flow path having a check valve, and except the first column bed unit, each of the column bed units is provided with a check valve upstream thereof.