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 Electrical service interface system patent thumbnailnew patent Electrical service interface system
An electrical service interface system include an energy storage device and inverter mounted to a transformer tower, wherein each of the energy storage device and inverter include guide wheels configured to rollably mount the energy storage device and inverter to corresponding guide rails mounted to a support pad, and to align the energy storage device to the inverter, and the inverter to the transformer tower. In an installed configuration, the energy storage device electrically and mechanically couples to the inverter via a dc connector and one or more latching mechanisms, and the inverter mechanically and electrically couples to the transformer tower via an ac connector and one or more latching mechanisms..
San Diego Gas & Electric Company C/o Sempra Energy


 Wireless proximity aware remote control lighting system patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless proximity aware remote control lighting system
Aspects of the present invention further include a lighting system comprising a lighting source, a connector in electrical communication with the lighting source and an external power source, an energy storage device, an input device, and a controller. The controller may be configured to identify the presence of a load indicator signal received via the input device, determine whether the load indicator signal indicates a load-reducing state, and when the load indicator signal indicates the load-reducing state, discharge the energy storage device to maintain an intensity of the lighting source..
Wireless Environment, Llc


 Method and  maximizing network capacity of cell sites in a wireless network patent thumbnailnew patent Method and maximizing network capacity of cell sites in a wireless network
A method, computer-readable storage device and an apparatus for maximizing the capacity of a wireless network across a geographical area are disclosed. For example, the method monitors the wireless network and gathering network information and user endpoint device information for a geographical area comprising a plurality of cells of the wireless network, processes, for each cell, the network information and the user endpoint device information that is gathered and generating a cell specific traffic pattern, determines whether the capacity is below a threshold, and increases the capacity of the geographical area in accordance with the network information and the user endpoint device information that is processed for each cell, and the cell specific traffic pattern that is generated for each cell, when the capacity is below the threshold..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 System and  interactive advertisement augmentation via a called voice connection patent thumbnailnew patent System and interactive advertisement augmentation via a called voice connection
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for streaming data. The method includes presenting a data stream including an interactive communication and detecting feedback from the user in response to the interactive communication.
Audionow Ip Holdings, Llc


 Isolation of concurrent operations on tree-based data structures patent thumbnailnew patent Isolation of concurrent operations on tree-based data structures
Systems and methods include: receiving input at a storage system managing a storage device in which a tree-based data structure is stored, the input identifying a set of heterogeneous operations to be applied to the tree-based data structure; determining one or more nodes of the tree-based data structure to which one or more of the set of heterogeneous operations are to be applied; determining one or more groups of the set of heterogeneous operations, the determining being based at least in part on the one or more nodes to which the heterogeneous operations are to be applied; isolating processing of each node from processing of other nodes; and processing each of the one or more nodes to which one or more of the set of heterogeneous operations are to be applied with one of the groups of the set of heterogeneous operations.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


 Constructing virtual motherboards and virtual storage devices patent thumbnailnew patent Constructing virtual motherboards and virtual storage devices
Described herein are various technologies pertaining to a computing system architecture that facilitates construction of virtual motherboards and virtual storage devices. A computing system includes a plurality of computing nodes and a plurality of storage nodes, where the computing nodes are disaggregated from the storage nodes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Methods and systems for managing configuration change in a networked storage environment patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and systems for managing configuration change in a networked storage environment
Methods and systems for a networked environment are provided. As an example, one method includes storing at a storage device by a processor a data structure with information regarding a plurality of compatible software and hardware components configured to operate in a plurality of configurations as part of a storage solution for using resources at a networked storage environment for storing data, where the data structure stores information regarding relationships between a plurality of storage solutions using certain common hardware and software components; receiving a request by the processor to change a first component within a configuration having a plurality of components; and providing by the processor, one or more modified configuration using the changed first component with minimal change to other components from among the plurality of components..
Netapp, Inc.


 Method for controlling a power conversion system patent thumbnailnew patent Method for controlling a power conversion system
A method for converting power including controlling operation of a plurality of series connected modules including a dc power sources and storage devices such that the total voltage across the series connected modules comprises an ac signal. A storage parameter is defined based on a sum of a function of the voltages in the storage devices in the modules and one or more voltage control levels are defined for each of or a plurality of the storage devices.

 Hybrid electric generating power plant that uses a combination of real-time generation facilities and energy storage system patent thumbnailnew patent Hybrid electric generating power plant that uses a combination of real-time generation facilities and energy storage system
Approaches for controlling power supplied to an electric grid are disclosed. In embodiments, methods and systems control power supplied to an electric grid using an energy storage device.
The Aes Corporation


 Battery, battery pack, electronic equipment, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system patent thumbnailnew patent Battery, battery pack, electronic equipment, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system
A battery includes a positive electrode formed with a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material at least on one side of a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode formed with a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material at least on one side of a negative electrode current collector, a separator, and an electrolyte containing solid particles. The capacity area density (mah/cm2) of the negative electrode active material layer is equal to or higher than 2.2 mah/cm2 and equal to or lower than 10 mah/cm2, and the capacity area density (mah/cm2) of a gap in the negative electrode active material layer is equal to or higher than 5.9 mah/cm2 and equal to or lower than 67 mah/cm2..
Sony Corporation


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Secondary battery, battery pack, electronic device, electrically driven vehicle, storage device, and power system

A secondary battery includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material layer having a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer having a negative electrode active material, and an electrolyte. The positive electrode active material contains either a lithium iron phosphate compound having an olivine structure or lithium-manganese composite oxide having a spinel structure.
Sony Corporation

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Secondary battery, battery pack, electronic device, electrically driven vehicle, storage device, and power system

A secondary battery includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material layer having a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer having a negative electrode active material, and an electrolyte. The positive electrode active material contains at least either a lithium iron phosphate compound having an olivine structure or lithium-manganese composite oxide having a spinel structure.
Sony Corporation

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Method of manufacturing electrical storage device and manufacturing electrode

A method of manufacturing an electrical storage device that includes an electrode including a cutout part in which a terminal unit including no active material layer is provided. The electrical storage device is manufactured by forming an active material layer having a partially cut-out rectangular shape on a surface of a collector base material to form an electrode base material.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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Energy storage apparatus

Provided is an energy storage apparatus includes: at least one energy storage device; and a spacer disposed adjacently to the energy storage device, the spacer being configured to form a ventilation passage which allows cooling air to pass therethrough between the spacer and the energy storage device, wherein the spacer has an opposedly facing portion which opposedly faces a spacer disposed adjacently to the spacer with the energy storage device sandwiched therebetween at a position which faces the ventilation passage and is disposed adjacently to the energy storage device in a flow direction of the cooling air in the ventilation passage, one opposedly facing portion of a pair of opposedly facing portions which opposedly faces each other of the spacers disposed on both sides of the energy storage device has an extending portion extending toward the other opposedly facing portion of the pair of opposedly facing portions, and the extending portion is brought into contact with the other opposedly facing portion.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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Lithium-ion battery flexible packaging material and lithium-ion battery using the same

The present disclosure is related to the field of energy storage devices, and particularly a lithium-ion battery flexible packaging material and a lithium-ion battery using the same. The flexible packaging material comprises a substrate layer, a first bonding layer, a metal foil layer, an anti-corrosion treatment layer, a second bonding layer and a sealing layer arranged in sequence from the outside to the inside, wherein the anti-corrosion treatment layer is composed of at least one of a nickel layer, a nickel alloy layer, a copper layer and a copper alloy layer, and is plated on the metal foil layer.
Amperex Technology Limited

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Electrical energy storage

An electrical energy storage device, which may be for example a sodium ion capacitor (nic), lithium ion capacitor (lic), hybrid ion capacitor, a sodium ion battery or lithium ion battery. Active materials in either or both the anode and the cathode may be derived entirely or primarily from a single precursor: legume or nut shells, for example peanut shells, which are a green and highly economical waste globally generated in million tons per year..
The Governors Of The University Of Alberta

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Capacitors having engineered electrodes with very high energy density

An apparatus and associated method for an energy-storage device (e.g., a capacitor) having a plurality of electrically conducting electrodes including a first electrode and a second electrode separated by a non-electrically conducting region, and wherein the non-electrically conducting region further includes a non-uniform permittivity (k) value. In some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate; fabricating a first electrode on the substrate; and fabricating a second electrode such that the second electrode is separated from the first electrode by a non-electrically conducting region, wherein the non-electrically conducting region has a non-uniform permittivity (k) value.
Granbluetech, L.l.c.

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Distributed control method, distributed control system, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A distributed control method in a distributed control system including a process executed by a by a first notification device, the process including notifying a detection of a first event to a second notification device, storing, in a storage device, acknowledgement information associating an event identifier indicating the first event with a device identifier indicating the second notification device when a negative acknowledgement is received from the second notification device, determining whether the event identifier indicating the first event is stored in the storage device or not when a request for a notification of the detection of the first event is received from a third notification device, and deleting, from the storage device, a device identifier associated with the event identifier indicating the first event when it is determined that the event identifier indicating the first event is stored in the storage device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

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Efficient back-projection operation using precomputed table

A method and system are provided. The method includes pre-computing, by a computing device having a processor, a plurality of coefficients for a given two-dimensional point on which a voxel of a three-dimensional object is projected, based on integer parts of coordinates of surrounding two-dimensional points with respect to the given two-dimensional point.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Mechanical locking device for computer ports and portable storage devices

The present invention is directed to a mechanical locking device for securing computer input/output (i/o) ports that are in use and for securing unused computer i/o ports of an electronic device. The invention is also directed to a mechanical locking device which can be used to secure a portable locking flash memory device in a computer i/o port.
Foxrun Development Co., Llc

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Systems and methods for providing anti-malware protection and malware forensics on storage devices

Systems and methods for providing features that enable anti-malware protection on storage devices are described. In one embodiment, a storage device includes a controller, firmware, and memory.
Intel Corporation

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Journaling system with segregated data access

A journaling system provides access to subsets of user information in a segregated fashion. This permits its users to define access settings for their user information thereby limiting which other users may access the user information.

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Secure unlock of a device

A control panel may prevent access to one or more aspects of the control panel based at least in part on one or more security parameters. The security parameters may include a default locked status and a takeover locked status.
Vivint, Inc.

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Managing application specific feature rights

Various systems and methods for modifying application specific feature rights are disclosed herein. In one example, a system for modifying application specific feature rights (asfr) is disclosed.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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Borrowing software licenses in a license management system for time based usage

According to one embodiment, a method for borrowing licenses. The method may include retrieving a license file associated with a software program from a data storage device, whereby the license file includes a plurality of borrowing information.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Ordering heterogeneous operations in bulk processing of tree-based data structures

Computer implemented methods for concurrent processing of operations on a tree-based data structure include: receiving input at a storage system managing a storage device in which the tree-based data structure is stored, the input identifying a set of heterogeneous operations to be applied to the tree-based data structure; determining one or more nodes of the tree-based data structure to which one or more of the set of heterogeneous operations are to be applied; determining one or more groups of the set of heterogeneous operations according to the one or more nodes to which the set of heterogeneous operations are to be applied; and applying, for each of the one or more groups, the set of heterogeneous operations according to a predefined order. Systems and methods for accomplishing the same are also disclosed..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Concurrent bulk processing of tree-based data structures

Computer implemented methods for concurrent processing of operations on a tree-based data structure include: receiving input at a storage system managing a storage device in which the tree-based data structure is stored, the input identifying a set of heterogeneous operations to be applied to the tree-based data structure; determining one or more nodes of the tree-based data structure to which one or more of the set of heterogeneous operations are to be applied; and performing one or more of the set of heterogeneous operations concurrently and in bulk. Systems and methods for accomplishing the same are also disclosed..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Storage system that includes a plurality of routing circuits and a plurality of node modules connected thereto

A storage device includes a storage unit having a plurality of routing circuits networked with each other, each of the routing circuits configured to route packets to a plurality of node modules that are connected thereto, each of the node modules including nonvolatile memory, and a plurality of connection units, each coupled with one or more of the routing circuits, and configured to access each of the node modules through one or more of the routing circuits. Each of the connection units is configured to transmit an inquiry to a target node module, to initiate a write operation, and determine whether or not to transmit a write command based on a notice returned by the target node module in response to the inquiry..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

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Method and managing data recovery of distributed storage system

Exemplary embodiments provide a way to manage data recovery in a distributed system having multiple data store nodes. A storage system comprises: a first node including a first processor; and a plurality of second nodes coupled to the first node, each of the plurality of second nodes including a second processor and one or more second storage devices.
Hitachi, Ltd.

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Storage device and method

According to one embodiment, a storage device connectable to a host and includes a storage medium and a controller. The controller is configured to measure, if detecting a situation in which quality of a signal is measurable in a state where communication with a host is possible, an eye pattern of the signal communicated with the host, and store a measurement result on the storage medium..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

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Image forming apparatus that ensures operation while hdd is inoperative, and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes an hdd, an hdd confirming unit, a system control unit, and a non-volatile semiconductor storage device. The hdd stores user data created by a user.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

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Mobile, personsize display system and use

A mobile personsize display system and method of use; in general, a platform, a support frame, a module display frame, an led panel display formed of a plurality of led display modules having a plurality of pixels, four or more casters, a battery powered supply, a media player (electrically communicating with the plurality of display modules for controlling the display of an image(s) on the led panel display, and a removable content storage device and; thus, functions as a rugged person size mobile, light weight, battery powered display to inform customers and passers-by about product and service offerings via a rugged person size mobile light weight battery powered display.. .
Nanolumens Acquisition, Inc.

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Usage of ssd nvdram by upper software layers

An apparatus includes a storage device and a processor. The storage device includes a non-volatile storage including non-volatile memory media, and a non-volatile dynamic random access memory (nvdram).
Elastifile Ltd.

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System and initiating storage device tasks based upon information from the memory channel interconnect

A memory module includes a solid-state drive (ssd) and a memory controller. The memory controller receives information from a host memory controller via a synchronous memory channel and determines to initiate background tasks of the ssd based on memory commands and a state of the memory module.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Storage device, storage system, and controlling storage device

A storage device writes data at a high speed. The storage device is provided with a data area and a control unit.
Sony Corporation

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Memory control circuit unit, data transmitting method and memory storage device

A memory control circuit unit, a memory storage device and a data transmitting method are provided. The memory storage device coupled to a first host system includes a reset pin.
Phison Electronics Corp.

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Detection of a sequential command stream

A data storage device includes a non-volatile memory and a controller coupled to the non-volatile memory. The controller is configured to receive a first command from an access device, the first command associated with a first logical block address (lba).
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

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Selective initialization of storage devices for a logical volume

Methods and structure for initializing storage devices for a logical volume. One embodiment includes a storage controller with an interface and a control unit.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

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Increasing data storage reliability in a heterogeneous storage system

A method is provided for increasing data storage reliability in a heterogeneous storage system including multiple storage devices of two or more different types, the devices storing respective data subsets of a dataset. The method includes: accessing configuration parameters for the dataset, the configuration parameters including first and second amounts of the data subsets respectively stored on the multiple storage devices; estimating an initial global reliability of the heterogeneous storage system for the dataset, based on the accessed configuration parameters; determining an increased global reliability of the storage system for the dataset, by estimating a global reliability as would be obtained by modifying at least some of the configuration parameters, whereby at least the first and second amounts of the data subsets respectively stored on the two or more storage devices are modified; and reconfiguring the dataset stored across the heterogeneous storage system according to the modified configuration parameters..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Storage device and data processing method

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory unit, a volatile memory unit, a power supply control unit configured to control power supply to the nonvolatile memory unit and the volatile memory unit, and a control unit configured to control the power supply unit to cut off the power supply to the nonvolatile memory unit and the volatile memory unit during a first operation, and control the power supply unit to cut off the power supply to the nonvolatile memory unit and to maintain the power supply to the volatile memory unit during a second operation that is different from the first operation.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

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Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a controller; and a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory blocks, and suitable for erasing a memory block selected from among the plurality of memory blocks, wherein the controller is suitable for managing the memory block through an erase prohibition list so that at least one predetermined erase cycle is ensured for the memory block.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

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Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a random access memory. The flash memory has a data mapping table arranged to record a plurality of mapping relationships between the logical addresses and the physical addresses of a plurality of pages of the flash memory.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

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Electronic system with interface control mechanism and operation thereof

An electronic system includes: a storage device, configured to receive an interface command including: an interface control unit, a first cpu, coupled to the interface control unit, configured to execute a logical block address (lba) command, a second cpu, coupled to the interface control unit, configured to execute a key-value command, and a non-volatile storage, coupled to the volatile memory, the first cpu, and the second cpu configured to process the lba command and the key-value command independently and concurrently; wherein: the first cpu or the second cpu are configured to compile a detailed status after completing the lba command or the key-value command; and the interface control unit, connected to a device coupling structure, is configured to respond to the interface command by sending the detailed status to a device driver.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Single fuel gauge for multiple energy storage devices

A multiple energy storage device fuel gauge is described for a device having a power system with multiple heterogeneous energy storage devices. The fuel gauge keeps track of a present state of multiple heterogeneous energy storage devices simultaneously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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Return path configuration for remote controlled aerial vehicle

Disclosed is a configuration to control automatic return of an aerial vehicle. The configuration stores a return location in a storage device of the aerial vehicle.
Gopro, Inc.

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Managed fiber connectivity systems

A communications connection system includes an sc fiber optic connector including a storage device having memory configured to store physical layer information. The storage device also includes electrical contacts or an rfid antenna coil connected to the memory for transmitting information to a management system.
Commscope Connectivity Uk Limited

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Lithium titanate powder for electrode of energy storage device, active material, and energy storage device using the same

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Electric vehicle and vehicle power feeding method

Provided are an electric vehicle and a vehicle power feeding method capable of charging, at an ultra-high speed, an electricity storage device of the electric vehicle that travels on a trackless road. A control device of the electric vehicle executes a first charging control for controlling a voltage converter to limit the input current from a power feeding portion to an electricity storage device or the variation of the input current per unit time and allowing the voltage converter to charge the electricity storage device; and a second charging control for, for example, slopping the transforming operation of the voltage converter and allowing the voltage converter to charge the electricity storage device.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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Water purification system

The inventions relate to purifying water and can be used in domestic water purification systems. The claimed filtered water storage unit for the storage device of a water purification system includes a housing, an elastic chamber for filtered water, and a region for pressurizing untreated water.
Electrophor, Inc.

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Interactive video game system comprising toys with rewritable memories

The invention disclosed herein relates to a video game system comprising a video game console and an object or toy used in connection with the video game console, wherein the object or toy has a rewritable data storage device, and wherein the video game console stores information in the rewritable data storage device in response to game play events occurring in a first gaming session. The stored information is subsequently retrieved by the video game console in a second gaming session, and the retrieved information is used to conduct the game play of the second gaming session..
Activision Publishing, Inc.

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User interface for neurostimulation waveform composition

An example of a system for programming a neurostimulator may include a storage device and a user interface. The storage device may be configured to store waveform building blocks.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation





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