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Korea Electronics Technology Institute
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Device and handling a pdu session in inter-system mobility between a lte system and a nr/5g system
A communication device for handling mobility between a new radio (nr)/fifth generation (5g) network and a long-term evolution (lte) network comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation


Device and handling transmissions
A communication device of handling transmissions comprises a storage device; and a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, wherein the storage device stores, and the processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of: performing a first transmission comprising a first data and an identity of the communication device with a network via a first resource; and performing a second transmission comprising a second data and the identity of the communication device with the network via a second resource.. .
Htc Corporation


Status monitoring of controllable device in media system from mobile device associated by displayed passkey
A plurality of controllable devices is in communication with and remotely operable by a media system controller. A storage device stores associations between respective passkeys and one or more of the controllable devices that are currently associated therewith.
Guest Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd.


Mobile virtual communication and entertainment service
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including providing, by a processor in a dongle coupled to a display device, a graphical user interface at the display device, and transmitting a message to an authentication server in accordance with authentication information stored in a storage device of the dongle and an input via the graphical user interface. The method also includes obtaining an authentication confirmation; obtaining content from a content server; and recording the content in accordance with a second input via the graphical user interface.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Capture and display device
An image capturing device having a user interface in a form of a screen; wherein the user interface allows a user to provide instructions regarding positioning of the image capturing device to include at least one predetermined view point. The instructions are in a form of at least one of a voice, a text, and an image.
Appsure Inc.


Recording making characters on credit card unreadable
A recording apparatus includes a detector to detect that a credit card reading device of a settlement apparatus is in an operation state for reading a credit card and an image processor to process image data captured by an image capturing device positioned to capture an image of the settlement apparatus during the reading of the credit card. The image processor is configured to obscure a portion of the image data captured during the reading of the credit card such that characters on the credit card are unreadable when the image is reproduced.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


Printer script autocorrect
A method of processing printer scripts is disclosed. A processor receives the printer script.
Datamax-o'neil Corporation


Data transmission system and data transmission method
The invention backups job data, and detects and predicts the occurrence of trouble in a storage device. A gateway registers job data registered in a hdd and vibration-detection information of a vibration-detection sensor received from a user terminal in a memory, and then transmits the job data to a mfp.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Network recording and speech analytics system and method
A system and method for network recording and speech analytics wherein a recording system receives media exchanged between first and second communication devices during a telephony call. The media is received by the recording system over a wide area network.
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.


Retention-based data management in a network-based data store

A network-based data store may implement retention-based management techniques for data stored at the network-based data store. When data is received for storage at the network-based data store, a retention time for the data may be determined.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Charging device, charging control method, electricity storage device, power storage device, power system, and electric vehicle

There is provided a charging device including a charging voltage providing unit configured to provide a maximum charging voltage for an electricity storage unit, wherein the electricity storage unit includes a plurality of battery cells, and wherein the maximum charging voltage satisfies an equation (1) below: maximum charging voltage=total battery voltage+(fully charged voltage−maximum cell voltage)*n (1) wherein n represents a total number of the battery cells connected in series.. .
Sony Corporation

Energy storage system

Systems and methods for controlling power flow to and from an energy storage system are provided. One energy storage system includes an energy storage device and a bidirectional inverter configured to control a flow of power into or out of the energy storage device.
Cummins Power Generation Ip, Inc.

Partially and fully surface-enabled transition metal ion-exchanging energy storage devices

A surface-enabled, metal ion-exchanging battery device comprising a cathode, an anode, a porous separator, and a metal ion-containing electrolyte, wherein the metal ion is selected from aluminum (al), gallium (ga), indium (in), tin (sn), lead (pb), or bismuth (bi), and at least one of the electrodes contains therein a metal ion source prior to the first charge or discharge cycle of the device and at least the cathode comprises a functional material or nanostructured material having a metal ion-capturing functional group or metal ion-storing surface in direct contact with the electrolyte. This energy storage device has a power density significantly higher than that of a lithium-ion battery and an energy density dramatically higher than that of a supercapacitor..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Non-aqueous electrolyte and power storage device using same

Provided are a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing from 0.001 to 5% by mass of 1,3-dioxane and further containing from 0.001 to 5% by mass of at least one selected from a specified phosphoric acid ester compound, a specified cyclic sulfonic acid ester compound, and a cyclic acid anhydride containing a side chain having allyl hydrogen; and an energy storage device using the same. This nonaqueous electrolytic solution is capable of improving electrochemical characteristics at high temperatures and further capable of not only improving a capacity retention rate after a high-temperature cycle test but also decreasing a rate of increase of an electrode thickness..
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Printed energy storage device

An energy storage device includes a printed current collector layer, where the printed current collector layer includes nickel flakes and a current collector conductive carbon additive. The energy storage device includes a printed electrode layer printed over the current collector layer, where the printed electrode layer includes an ionic liquid and an electrode conductive carbon additive.
Printed Energy Pty Ltd

Fluorinated-polymer coated electrodes

Discovering high capacity and high rate cathodic materials is of paramount importance for the further development of electrochemical energy storage devices. Reported herein is a perfluoroalkylated polymer, integrated with an electronically-conductive backbone and an electron transfer catalyst unit that can serve as a new type of cathodic material reaching practical specific capacity of 919 mah/g at 2.5 c discharging rate and over 700 mah/g at 16 c discharging rate.
South Dakota Board Of Regents

Hybrid energy storage devices including surface effect dominant sites

A novel hybrid lithium-ion anode material based on coaxially coated si shells on vertically aligned carbon nanofiber (cnf) arrays. The unique cup-stacking graphitic microstructure makes the bare vertically aligned cnf array an effective li+ intercalation medium.
Cf Traverse Llc

Power storage device, manufacturing the same, and electronic device

Provided is a power storage device having a positive electrode and a negative electrode which are enveloped in an exterior body. The positive electrode has a first tab region which extends outside the exterior body so as to electrically connect the positive electrode to a positive electrode lead.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Memory cell and non-volatile semiconductor storage device

A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes first and second select gate electrodes that are sidewall-shaped along sidewalls of a memory gate structure. With this configuration, the memory gate structure is not disposed on the first select gate electrode and the second select gate electrode.
Floadia Corporation

Integrated connector having sense and switching conductors for a relay used in a battery module

Relays having internal connections on both sides of their switches may be used in conjunction with a connector that integrates both the normal relay switch control lines with the sensing conductors of a control module for a battery module of an energy storage device. In this manner, sensing conductors may be routed along with the switch control lines for the relay instead of separately as described above.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

High power energy storage device additive and high power energy storage device comprising same

The lithium ion capacitor additive according to the present invention can release 3 mols or more of lithium ions even at a low voltage of 4.4 v or less, and the lithium ion capacitor including the lithium ion capacitor additive according to the present invention can electrochemically dope lithium onto the anode even without performing a pre-doping process using lithium metal as in the conventional lithium ion capacitor.. .

Multi-layered graphene films, energy storage devices using multi-layered graphene films as electrodes, and methods of manufacturing multi-layered graphene films and energy storage devices

Provided are a multi-layered graphene film, a method of manufacturing the multi-layered graphene film, and an energy storage device using the multi-layered graphene film as an electrode. The multi-layered graphene film includes a first graphene layer, a spacer layer provided on the first graphene layer, and an upper graphene layer provided on the spacer layer.
Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co., Ltd.

Capacitors having engineered electrodes with very high energy density and associated method

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.

Read threshold adjustment with feedback information from error recovery

A storage device with a memory may optimize the setting of a read threshold or read level. A feedback mechanism may be used responsive to there being a read retry error for providing the read threshold from the read retry.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Double-barrier vacuum seal for sealed system

A system assembly includes a hermetically-sealed enclosure, a double-barrier sealing system comprising first and second sealing members spaced from each other, and a vacuum source that operates in the space between sealing members to generate a lower pressure in the space than in the enclosure. A lighter-than-air gas may be enclosed in the enclosure, and a plurality of non-hermetically-sealed data storage devices may be housed within the enclosure.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Storage device, controller circuit, and writing and reading method

According to one embodiment, there is provided a storage device including a controller circuit and a storage medium. The controller circuit includes a first conversion circuit and a second conversion circuit.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Cleaning common unwanted signals from pixel measurements in emissive displays

Methods of compensating for common unwanted signals present in pixel data measurements of a pixel circuit in a display having a plurality of pixel circuits each including a storage device, a drive transistor, and a light emitting device. First pixel data is measured from a first pixel circuit through a monitor line.
Ignis Innovation Inc.

Stand-alone direct current power system and method

Various implementations described herein are directed to systems, apparatuses and methods for operating stand-alone power systems. The systems may include power generators (e.g., photovoltaic generators and/or wind turbines), storage devices (e.g., batteries and/or flywheels), power modules (e.g., power converters) and loads.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

Data reduction with end-to-end security

A storage controller coupled to a storage array comprising one or more storage devices receives a request to write encrypted data to a volume resident on a storage array, where the encrypted data comprises data encrypted by a first encryption key that is associated with at least one property of the data. The storage controller determines a decryption key to decrypt the encrypted data, decrypts the encrypted data using the decryption key, performs at least one data reduction operation on the decrypted data, encrypts the reduced data using a second encryption key to generate a second encrypted data, and storing the second encrypted data on the storage array..
Pure Storage, Inc.

Snapshot readiness checking and reporting

An information management system according to certain aspects may determine whether snapshot operations will work prior to executing them. The system may check various factors or parameters relating to a snapshot storage policy to verify whether the storage policy will work at runtime without actually executing the policy.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Semiconductor memory device with data buffering

A semiconductor storage device includes at least two nonvolatile semiconductor memories, a buffer in which data received from a host and to be written to the nonvolatile semiconductor memories in response to a write command received from the host can be temporarily stored, and a controller connected to the nonvolatile semiconductor memories and configured to transfer data stored in the buffer to a number n of the nonvolatile semiconductor memories in parallel. The number n is set according to a reception of data from the host, and n is greater than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to m, which is the number of nonvolatile semiconductor memories connected to the controller..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storage apparatus, recording medium, and storage control method

To prevent an excessive increase of a dirty data amount in a cache memory. A processor acquires storage device information from each of storage devices.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Aggregating messages for reducing cache invalidation rate

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory and a controller. The controller is configured to store in the nonvolatile memory data for a host, to generate messages having a message size to be cached in the host in a cache memory having a cache-line size larger than the message size, to aggregate two or more of the messages by producing an aggregated message that matches the cache-line size, and to send the aggregated message to the host..
Apple Inc.

Data storage device and flash memory control method

A mapping information rebuilding technique for a flash memory is introduced. Mapping information of data that has been stored in the flash memory is recorded in a plurality of logically-grouped tables.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Garbage collection of data blocks in a storage system with direct-mapped storage devices

An indication to perform a garbage collection process for multiple erase blocks at a storage array that includes multiple storage devices may be received. Characteristics for each of the erase blocks may further be received.
Pure Storage, Inc.

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a controller. The controller writes a data sector into a specific page of a specific block of the flash memory, and determines whether the specific block was undergoing a write operation at the time that a power-off event occurred after the data sector is written into the specific page, wherein the controller determines whether to read the data sector from the specific block according to whether the specific block was undergoing a write operation at the time that the power-off event occurred to confirm whether the data sector was successfully written into the specific page..
Silicon Motion, Inc.

System, method and computer program product for contact information backup and recovery

A method for contact information backup and recovery comprising receiving, by a contact information backup and recovery system, subscriber information, storing the subscriber information in a contacts data store, receiving, by the contact information backup and recovery system, contacts information associated with the subscriber information, storing the contacts information in the contacts data store, wherein the contacts information is stored in relation to the subscriber information, receiving, by the contact information backup and recovery system, a contacts recovery request, and performing, by the contact information backup and recovery system, a contacts recovery operation, comprising acquiring target contact information from the stored contacts information in the contacts data store, performing a telephonic communication using the target contact information, and sending the stored contacts information to a remote storage device.. .
Globally Tele-connected, Llc

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a plurality of nonvolatile memory devices; and a controller suitable for determining a write sequence for the nonvolatile memory devices, based on respective write times of the nonvolatile memory devices, and transmitting write commands sequentially in an interleaving manner to the nonvolatile memory devices according to the write sequence.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Highly scalable computational active ssd storage device

The present application relates to a computational active solid-state drive(ssd) storage device, comprising: an active interface configured for data communication with one or more host machines, the active interface being configured to at least receive one or more instructions from the one or more host machines; a cpu connected with the active interface; and non-volatile memory (nvm), wherein the nvm is configured to store metadata for utilisation by the cpu to handle the one or more instructions received from the one or more host machines.. .
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Data storage device and data processing system including the same

A data storage device includes a controller suitable for updating a first pointer based on a command inputted to a first queue included in a host device, and updating a second pointer based on a command execution completion report inputted to a second queue included in the host device, wherein the controller determines whether it is in an idle state based on the first pointer and the second pointer.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Systems and methods for managing information objects in dynamic data storage devices

According to one aspect, a system for managing information objects in dynamic data storage devices including a first data storage device having a plurality of information objects, a second data storage device operatively connectable to an output device for providing at least some of the information objects to at least one user, and at least one processor operatively coupled to the first data storage device and the second data storage device. The at least one processor is configured to automatically divide the plurality of information objects in the first data storage device to form at least one data subdivision based on division criteria, and repeatedly, in response to a dynamic operating condition determine a relevance value of at least one of the data subdivisions in the first data storage device and the second data storage device indicative of the relevance of those data subdivision to the user, and based on the relevance value, perform at least one of loading those data subdivision to the second data storage, or unloading those data subdivision from the second data storage..
D2l Corporation

Robotic interfaces

A method of robotic collaboration comprises designating a first robot a lead robot and assigning a first task in a task area to the lead robot. Broadcasting a work query in the task area seeks the presence of subordinate robots configured to perform tasks.
Stilwell Technology And Robotics, Llc

Optically powered sensor calibration data storage module

A measurement system for an aircraft includes an interrogator and an optical sensor assembly, remotely connected to the interrogator. The optical sensor assembly includes an optical sensor connected along a sensor path to the interrogator, a data storage device configured to store operational data, and a control circuit operationally connected to the data storage component, and connected along a power path to the interrogator.
Parker-hannifin Corporation

Flexible storage device for packaging particulate solid substances or liquids, manufacturing this device and packaging method using this device

A flexible storage device for packaging particulate solid substances or liquids, having a bottom and lateral walls defining a storage volume, includes: hanging loops toward the top intended for lifting an assembly including: a flexible external wrapper forming at least the four lateral walls of the storage volume, a flexible tubular internal wrapper secured to the four lateral walls of the external wrapper, dividing the storage volume into five vertical compartments including a central compartment defined by the interior volume of the internal wrapper, and four peripheral compartments defined between the lateral walls of the external wrapper and the lateral walls of the internal wrapper. The internal wrapper has an upper edge defining the upper mouth of the central compartment and a lower edge defining the lower mouth of the central compartment.
So Bag

Hybrid electric vehicle controller and method

Some embodiments of the present invention provide a controller for a hybrid electric vehicle comprising: charging command means for causing an engine-driven electrical generator to generate charge to charge a propulsion charge storage device; means for determining when a vehicle is stationary; means for determining when a user has commanded application of a brake to hold a vehicle stationary; and means for determining when a transmission is in a predetermined one or more operating conditions in which the transmission is configured to deliver drive torque to a driveline, wherein the controller is configured to command an enhanced charging operation to be performed in which the charging command means is configured to cause the electrical generator to generate charge when a first set of conditions are met, the first set of conditions comprising the conditions that the vehicle is stationary, the user has commanded application of a brake to hold the vehicle stationary and a transmission is in one said one or more predetermined operating conditions.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Battery management system

Vehicle battery management systems (bms) and methods are described, in which the output of a vehicle battery is reduced by activating a shutdown mode. A bms may be configured to start a timer when the vehicle is turned off, e.g.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Combustion chamber assembly unit

A combustion chamber assembly unit for a fuel-operated vehicle heater is provided. The combustion chamber assembly includes a combustion chamber housing (12) with a combustion chamber (18), which is defined by a circumferential wall (14) and by a bottom area (16).
Eberspächer Climate Control Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg

Bending tool storage device

The invention relates to a bending tool storage device (1) for storing bending tools (2), comprising at least one storage unit (3), which comprises an outer tool storage (4) which is ring-shaped or partial-ring-shaped and has a plurality of guide rails (14) for holding and guiding bending tools (2), characterized in that the storage unit (3) comprises at least one inner tool storage (5, 6) which is arranged inside the outer tool storage (4) and has a plurality of guide rails (15, 16) for holding and guiding bending tools (2), and in that the outer tool storage (4) and the inner tool storage (5, 6) are rotatable relative to one another, wherein, in different positions of relative rotation between outer tool storage (4) and inner tool storage (5), at least one guide rail (14) of the outer tool storage (4) is in each case in aligned orientation with another guide rail (15, 16) of the inner tool storage (5, 6).. .
Trumpf Maschinen Austria Gmbh & Co. Kg.

Device and sterilizing and storage of laboratory consumables

A sterilizing and storage device comprises a housing, a door, and a plurality of ultraviolet (uv) lamps. The housing defines an interior chamber and has an opening defined in the housing to enable access to the interior chamber.
Grenova, Llc

Mechanisms for sas-free cabling in rack scale design

Mechanisms for sas-free cabling in rack scale design (rsd) environments and associated methods, apparatus, and systems. Pooled compute drawers containing multiple compute nodes are coupled to pooled storage drawers using fabric infrastructure, such as ethernet links and switches.

Reduced depth data storage assembly and rack server

A method of making a reduced-depth rack server includes: forming a tray structure of a carrier having a service panel attached to two opposed side panels and a bottom panel; inserting a longest dimension of a data storage device in a sideways orientation with at least one electrical connector of the data storage device proximate to a selected lateral panel; electrically connecting a first electrical connector of an interposer cable to the at least one electrical connector of the data storage device; and attaching a second electrical connector attached to one of the tray structure and the data storage device directed towards an insertion end of the data storage assembly in an orientation opposite to the service panel and aligned to electrically connect with a backplane of a reduced-depth rack server in response to the tray structure being inserted in a rack server chassis.. .
Dell Products, L.p.

Motion sensitive communication device for controlling lighting

A power management system for a lighting circuit may include a grid shifting controller that includes a processor and a connection to an external power source. The power management system may also include a communication interface associated with the grid shifting controller.
Wireless Environment, Llc.

Device and handling a new radio connection in inter-system mobility

A new radio (nr) network for handling mobility fora communication device from the nr radio network to a lte network comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Device and handling a packet flow in inter-system mobility

A lte network for handling mobility for a communication device from the lte network to a nr network comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Device and handling a pdn connection in lte to nr/5g inter-system mobility

A long-term evolution (lte) network for handling mobility from the lte network to a new radio (nr)/fifth generation (5g) network comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

System and establishing communications over a plurality of communications platforms

A system and method for establishing communications enables an outbound communication to be made simultaneously across a plurality of different communications platforms. The system is configured to perform the following: receive from a user, a first request to establish an electronic communication with a contact; identify via the details of contacts stored in a storage device, a contact identifier of the contact for each of a plurality of the different electronic communications platforms; receive at a processor from the user, selected devices of the user with which to establish the electronic communication with the contact; transmit via one of the selected devices of the user, a second request to establish an electronic communication comprising real time audio data with the contact simultaneously via each of the plurality of the different electronic communications platforms using each respective contact identifier; receive via the communications device, an acceptance of the second request to establish an electronic communication with the contact via one of the plurality of different electronic communications platforms; and establish an electronic communication comprising real time audio data between the contact and the one of the selected devices of the user via the one of the plurality of different electronic communications platforms..
Vonex Ltd

Wireless-enabled consumer port accommodating after-market devices flexibly in vehicles

A vehicle system, for implementation at a subject vehicle, including a vehicle storage component having a device-discovery module that, when executed by a vehicle processing unit, determines, using vehicle communication hardware, presence of non-subject-vehicle devices. The storage component also includes a service-discovery module that, when executed, uses the communication hardware in determining needs of various devices including any of the non-subject-vehicle devices and any vehicle device.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Systems and methods for providing messages to multiple subscribers

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage device, for storing messages of each of a plurality of channels in one or more respective storage buffers, wherein each storage buffer comprises a respective time-to-live of a first duration. The method may also include retrieving messages of a particular channel from respective storage buffers and storing the retrieved messages of the particular channel in a delivery buffer comprising at least one data block, wherein each data block comprises a respective time-to-live of a second duration.
Satori Worldwide, Llc

Direct volume migration in a storage area network

A method, computer program product and apparatus are provided. For example, the method includes receiving, by a first data storage device within a storage area network, input output operations over a first network pathway within the storage area network.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

System for providing health information having authentication data and operating method thereof

Provided are a system for providing health information with authentication data and an operation method thereof. The system for providing health information includes a storage device, a data combination device, and a data authentication device.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Personal cloud device for digital media

A personal cloud device includes a housing, one or more processors disposed within the housing, a local area network interface to communicatively couple the processors to a local area network, at least one of: (i) internal persistent storage disposed within the housing, or (ii) an interface to removably attach the personal cloud device to a persistent storage device, to store a library of digital media files including photo and/or video content, and a memory disposed within the housing. The memory stores identifiers of users authorized to operate the personal cloud device, and instructions that cause the personal cloud device to detect a trigger condition related to a location of a user device associated with one of the authorized users, and, in response to detecting the trigger condition, automatically retrieve digital media files from the user device for storage in the internal persistent storage or the persistent storage device..
Monument Labs. Inc.

Secure data storage and transfer for portable data storage devices

A portable data storage device includes a first portable storage identification (psid) parameter unique thereto, one or more data storage media in which the first psid parameter is stored, and control logic coupled to the one or more data storage media. The data storage media include a data file section to store therein a data file, which includes data and a rights object.

Error correction data storage device

An error correction code processing method includes performing a first encoding operation for a data group of a first direction; performing a second encoding operation for a data group of a second direction, wherein the data group of the first direction shares one or more data with the data group of the second direction; performing a first decoding operation of correcting an error included in the data group of the first direction; and performing a second decoding operation of correcting an error included in the data group of the second direction when the first decoding operation fails.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Energy storage device for wireless environmental applications

Systems and methods are described for receiving wireless power and providing wired power. In some embodiments, a wirelessly chargeable battery apparatus comprises a housing and one or more antennas situated within the housing.
Ossia Inc.

Charge level communications for wireless power transfer

A signal generator generates an electrical signal that is sent to an amplifier, which increases the power of the signal using power from a power source. The amplified signal is fed to a sender transducer to generate ultrasonic waves that can be focused and sent to a receiver.
Ubeam Inc.

Furniture with embedded wireless power transmission

A wireless electrical power system for a furniture article, includes a wireless electrical power transmitter and an electrical cord. The wireless electrical power transmitter is configured for mounting below a top support surface in an upper region of an upright arm of a furniture article such as a chair or sofa.

Lockable storage device

A lockable storage device includes a main body defining a connector; and a locking mechanism including a stopping member and a driving plate assembly. The connector defines a receiving space for receiving a port, the stopping member is movable in the receiving space.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Method for preparing hierarchically porous doped carbon material and its use

A method for preparing a hierarchically porous doped carbon material includes the steps of heating a mixture including an etching agent precursor and a pore-generating agent. The pore-generating agent is embedded in a matrix including a carbon source and a dopant source for simultaneously carbonizing the carbon source.
City University Of Hong Kong

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

Provided is a lithium titanate powder for an electrode of an energy storage device containing li4ti5o12 as its main component, wherein, the specific surface area determined by a bet method is 5 m2/g or more, as peak intensity obtained by x-ray diffraction measurement of the lithium titanate powder, when a peak intensity that derives from a (111) plane of li4/3ti5/3o4 is considered to be 100, a sum of a peak intensity that derives from a (101) plane of anatase-type titanium dioxide, a peak intensity that derives from a (110) plane of rutile-type titanium dioxide, and a value calculated by multiplying 100/80 to a peak intensity that derives from the (−133) plane of li2tio3 is 1 or less, and a ratio i/i0, a ratio of diffraction integrated intensity i of a (111) plane of li4ti5o12 to diffraction integrated intensity i0 of a (111) plane of si, which are obtained by x-ray diffraction measurement of a lithium titanate powder containing a silicon powder obtained by adding the silicon powder (nist standard reference material 640d) as an internal standard sample to the lithium titanate powder by 10 mass % in outer percentage, is 5 or more, active material containing the lithium titanate powder, and an energy storage device using the active material.. .
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Negative electrode for power storage device and power storage device

A decomposition reaction of an electrolyte solution and the like caused as a side reaction of charge and discharge is minimized in repeated charge and discharge of a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor, and thus the lithium ion battery or the lithium ion capacitor can have long-term cycle performance. A negative electrode for a power storage device includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer which includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor storage device and manufacturing method thereof

A manufacturing method of a semiconductor storage device includes forming a plurality of bit line structures on a semiconductor substrate and forming a plurality of storage node contacts disposed between the bit line structures. The method of forming the storage node contacts includes forming a plurality of conductive patterns on the semiconductor substrate followed by performing an etching back process to the conductive patterns for decreasing a thickness of the conductive patterns.
Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor storage device and memory system

According to an embodiment, a control circuitry performing: a first operation of reading data out of a memory cell with a first voltage applied to a word line while changing the first voltage by a first shift amount within a first range, and a second operation of reading data out of the memory cell with a second voltage applied to the word line while changing the second voltage by a second shift amount within a second range, wherein the second shift amount is smaller than the first shift amount, and wherein the control circuitry performs the second operation to apply the second voltage to the word line subsequently to application of the first voltage to the word line in the first operation.. .
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storage device, manufacturing method therefor, and storage apparatus

Provided is a storage device, a manufacturing method therefor, and a storage apparatus that are capable of effectively suppressing variations in reversal time of spin torque reversal and stably performing high-speed operation. A storage device according to one embodiment of the present technology includes a magnetization fixed layer, an intermediate layer, and a storage layer.
Sony Corporation

Mountable video recording and streaming system

A surveillance system which provides a user with direct and remote access via cellular, wireless or hard-wired connection, to multiple high definition digital video streams from one device. The surveillance system includes a housing enclosure, a plurality of surveillance cameras, an internal storage device, a power-management computing device, a video-management computing device, a wireless communication router, and a power supply.

Electronic shelf label system

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for an electronic label for use within shelf label tracks in stores. Such electronic labels receive initial information associated with an item being sold and begin displaying that information.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Methods and systems for performing data assessment

Some embodiments of the present invention include a method for performing data assessment. The method includes receiving, by a first server computing system, a request to assess first data stored in a storage device associated with a second server computing system, the request including one or more rules indicating how the first data is to be assessed; performing, by the first server computing system, an assessment of the first data based on the one or more rules and based on a data source associated with the first server computing system, the data source including data provided by one or more data providers, the assessment of the first data including assessing outdated information and missing information based on the data source; and providing, by the first server computing system, an assessment result from the assessment of the first data and an option to engage in an enrichment of the first data based on the assessment result and the data source..
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Method and supporting machine learning algorithms and data pattern matching in ethernet ssd

A data storage device includes a memory array for storing data; a host interface for providing an interface with a host computer running an application; a central control unit configured to receive a command in a submission queue from the application and initiate a search process in response to a search query command; a preprocessor configured to reformat data contained in the search query command and generate a reformatted data; and one or more data processing units configured to extract one or more features from the reformatted data and perform a data operation on the data stored in the memory array in response to the search query command and return matching data from the data stored in the memory array to the application via the host interface.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and system for multi-modal fusion model

A system for generating a word sequence includes one or more processors in connection with a memory and one or more storage devices storing instructions causing operations that include receiving first and second input vectors, extracting first and second feature vectors, estimating a first set of weights and a second set of weights, calculating a first content vector from the first set of weights and the first feature vectors, and calculating a second content vector, transforming the first content vector into a first modal content vector having a predetermined dimension and transforming the second content vector into a second modal content vector having the predetermined dimension, estimating a set of modal attention weights, generating a weighted content vector having the predetermined dimension from the set of modal attention weights and the first and second modal content vectors, and generating a predicted word using the sequence generator.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method and range based checkpoints in a storage device

In one embodiment, a system comprises a processor to, in response to a determination that a write command is suspect, identify a logical address associated with the write command; and send a checkpoint command identifying the logical address to a storage device to preserve data stored in the storage device at a physical address associated with the logical address.. .
Intel Corporation

Controlling access to one or more datasets of an operating system in use

A method and system for controlling access to data. Each dataset of l datasets is stored.
International Business Machines Corporation

Positionally aware communication with multiple storage devices over a multi-wire serial bus

Apparatuses, systems, and methods having positionally aware communication between a controller and a plurality of solid state drives (ssd) over a multi-wire serial bus is described. An example electronic device includes a multi-wire serial bus, multiple ssd connectors coupled to the multi-wire serial bus, and a serial bus position address (bpos) line to uniquely identify the physical position of each ssd connector with a unique bpos identifier (id).
Intel Corporation

Computer program product, system, and method to allow a host and a storage device to communicate between different fabrics

Provided are a computer program product, method, and system to transfer storage input/output (i/o) requests to host and target systems on different fabrics. An origination packet is received from an originating node over a first network to a destination node having a storage device.
Intel Corporation

Virtual root of trust for data storage device

A data storage device (dsd) includes a non-volatile memory (nvm) including a private partition with a write-once partition only internally accessed by a controller of the dsd. Data stored in at least one memory of the controller and in the private partition is encrypted.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Periodically re-encrypting user data stored on a storage device

Periodically re-encrypting user data stored on a storage device, including: reading user data stored on the storage device, wherein the user data is associated with a user-visible identifier; determining, from metadata associated with the user data, whether the user data is encrypted utilizing an expiring data encryption key; responsive to determining that the user data is encrypted utilizing the expiring data encryption key, re-encrypting the user data utilizing a current data encryption key; and writing the user data that is encrypted with the current data encryption key to the storage device, wherein the user data remains associated with the user-visible identifier.. .
Pure Storage, Inc.

Media cache band cleaning

A data storage device includes a media cache and a main data store optimized for sequential reads and organized into bands. When the data storage device receives a read request from a host computing system, the requested data may be fragmented across the media cache and the main data store, causing constrained read throughput.
Seagate Technology Llc

Data storage device adjusting command rate profile based on operating mode

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of tracks, wherein each track comprises a plurality of data sectors comprising a disk block size. A host write command is received comprising data blocks having a host block size less than the disk block size.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Semiconductor integrated circuit cards and communication systems including the same

A semiconductor integrated card includes an external package, a subscriber identification module (sim) circuit, a plurality of sim pins, a storage device and a plurality of memory pins. The sim circuit is formed inside of the external package and is configured to store subscriber information.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Validating firmware for data storage devices

Systems and methods are disclosed for validating firmware and/or firmware images. A data storage device may transmit a request to validate a firmware image, to a storage drive.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Persistent storage device with a virtual function controller

An embodiment of a storage apparatus may include persistent storage media, a namespace having backend storage, and a virtual function controller communicatively coupled to the persistent storage media and the namespace to assign the namespace to a virtual storage function and to control access to the namespace by the virtual storage function. The virtual function controller may be further configured to cache access to the namespace on the persistent storage media.
Intel Corporation

Methods, systems and computer readable media for intelligent fetching of data storage device commands from submission queues

Systems and methods for intelligent fetching of data storage device commands from submission queues are provided. One such method involves fetching commands from one or more submission queues, monitoring characteristics of the commands including a command type, predicting a next command based on the monitored command characteristics, monitoring a resource state of a data storage device, selecting a submission queue based on the predicted next command and the resource state, fetching a command from the selected submission queue, and providing the command from the selected submission queue to command processing logic..
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Computer program product, system, and method to allow a host and a storage device to communicate using different fabric, transport, and direct memory access protocols

Provided are a computer program product, system, and method to allow a host and a storage device to communicate using different fabric, transport, and direct memory access protocols. An origination package is received from an originating node at a first physical interface over a first network to a destination node having a storage device including a first fabric layer encoded according to a first fabric protocol, a first transport layer encoded according to a first transport protocol including a storage input/output (i/o) request directed to the storage device at the destination node.
Intel Corporation

Scheduling access commands for data storage devices

Systems and methods are disclosed for scheduling access commands for a data storage device. A data storage device determines a layout of a plurality of non-volatile memory arrays.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method and redirecting memory access commands sent to unusable memory partitions

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a plurality of memory partitions, each memory partition comprising an array of 3d crosspoint memory, and a storage device controller comprising a memory comprising memory cells to store addresses of replacement memory partitions and addresses of unusable memory partitions and a partition address translation engine coupled to the memory, the partition address translation engine comprising logic to determine whether to redirect a memory access command received from a host computing device to a replacement memory partition based on the contents of the memory.. .
Intel Corporation

Operating methods of nonvolatile memory device and data storage device including the same

A method for operating a data storage device including a nonvolatile memory device and a controller which controls the nonvolatile memory device includes the controller transmitting to the nonvolatile memory device one of a command, an address, seed data and data via a input/output line and first, second and third control signals via corresponding signal lines; and the nonvolatile memory device receiving any one of the transmitted command, the address, the seed data and the data depending on at least two of the first, second and third control signals.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Apparatus, throttling a rate at which commands are accepted in a storage device

Provided are an apparatus, system and method for apparatus, system and method for throttling an acceptance rate for adding host input/output (i/o) commands to a buffer in a non-volatile memory storage device. Information is maintained on an input rate at which i/o commands are being added to the buffer and information is maintained on an output rate at which i/o commands are processed from the buffer to apply to execute against the non-volatile memory.

Storage battery evaluation device, energy storage system, and storage battery evaluation method

According to one embodiment, a storage battery evaluation device includes a charging/discharging controller and a deterioration evaluator. The charging/discharging controller acquires a charging/discharging power command value, performs control to charge and discharge an energy storage device according to the charging/discharging power command value, sets a dead zone in which the charging and discharging is not performed when an absolute value of the charging/discharging power command value is equal to or smaller than a threshold, and performs control to stop the charging and discharging when the charging/discharging command value enters the dead zone.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Waste heat recovery system

A waste heat recovery system is provided. The system comprises: a water storage device, a heat exchanger coil, a water source, a valve and a pump.
Ruentex Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd.

Red blood cell dynamics for administering treatment for iron-deficiency anemia

Methods for identifying patients with anemia, distinguishing thalassemia-trait anemia from iron-deficiency anemia, and identifying pre-anemic patients several weeks before anemia becomes clinically detectable. Also, methods for detecting blood doping in athletes and for optimizing therapy with erythropoiesis stimulating agents or iron supplementation.
The General Hospital Corporation

Vehicle control system and method

A vehicle control system controls operation of motors of a vehicle and determines whether there is sufficient stored electric energy to power the vehicle through an unpowered segment of a route. The controller changes operation of the vehicle to ensure that the vehicle can travel completely through the unpowered segment by switching which energy storage device provides energy, changing vehicle speed, changing motor torque, changing which route is traveled on, selecting fewer motors to power the vehicle, requesting rendezvous with a recharging vehicle, running the energy storage devices in a degraded mode, initiating a motor to generate power to aid in propulsion and/or recharge the energy storage devices, selecting a different route, controlling the vehicle to draft or mechanically couple to another vehicle, and/or controlling the vehicle to gain momentum or to generate an overcharge..
General Electric Company

Remotely granting vehicle permissions

A system for remotely granting vehicle permissions over a cloud network may be performed by one or more processors connected to the cloud network. The one or more processors may generate an electronic key for permitting one or more registered users to access and operate a vehicle, and the electronic key may include a plurality of permission settings.
Faraday&future Inc.

Mobility device storage vehicle

A mobility device storage apparatus for a vehicle, may include a door having a storage space therein and a position releasing portion disposed in the storage space; and a tiltable storage device disposed in the storage space to be rotatable in a lateral direction, the tiltable storage device being tiltable in a vertical direction wherein a tilting motion of the tiltable storage device in the vertical direction is restricted by a tilting-up locking portion, wherein when the tiltable storage device is rotated in the lateral direction, the tilting-up locking portion is interlocked with the position releasing portion, wherein the tilting motion of the tiltable storage device in the vertical direction is unrestricted to allow the tiltable storage device to be tilted upward or downward.. .
Kia Motors Corp.

Connection module for an electrical energy storage device, and power supply system

A connection module for an electrical energy storage device of a motor vehicle includes a first connection element and a second connection element for connecting to the electrical energy storage device and to a traction network. The connection module includes busbars which connect the first connection element and the second connection element to one another.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

Storage container

A storage device having a cylindrical housing with a first end, a second end and cylindrical side, wherein the ends are closed and the cylindrical side has one or more apertures. There is a cylindrical cover for each of the one or more apertures that slidably fit over the cylindrical side of the cylindrical housing and able to slide about the cylindrical side exposing or covering the one or more apertures..

Analyte sensor

Sensors and methods for measurement of an analyte in a medium within a living animal are described. The sensor may include an inductive element that may receive power from an external device.
Senseonics, Incorporated

Calculating conjunctival redness

The present application includes methods, systems and computer readable storage devices for determining a color score for at least a portion of a biological tissue. The subject matter of the application is embodied in a method that includes obtaining a digital image of the biological tissue, and receiving a selection of a portion of the image as an evaluation area.
Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infirmary

Instructional medical treatment system

The present invention discloses an appliance for administering medical treatment to a person, as well as methods of using the appliance. In various embodiments, the appliance may be comprised of a medical device, an electronic processor, an electronic display (such as a liquid crystal display (lcd)), an audio output device (such as a piezoelectric speaker/microphone), electronic controls for controlling the operation of the electronic processor, and an electronic input receptacle (such as a dvd drive or usb port) adapted to receive and electronically access an electronic storage device (such as a dvd or flash memory device).
Sunglory Beheer B.v.

Server rack

A server rack able to maintain electrical connections to its components during replacements includes a shell and brackets for data storage devices. The data storage devices are electrically connected to the bracket.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Video on demand for communication devices

A power management system for a lighting circuit may include a grid shifting controller that includes a processor and a connection to an external power source. The power management system may also include a communication interface associated with the grid shifting controller.
Wireless Environment, Llc

System for providing location information and electronic device and method supporting the same

A system for providing location information and an electronic device supporting the same are provided. The system includes a network interface, at least one processor, and at least one storage device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Optimizing user interface data caching for future actions

The subject matter of this specification generally relates to pre-caching data for a predicted future action. In some implementations, a client device includes a data storage device having a cache that stores data received for one or more mobile applications and a data processing apparatus that communicates with the data storage device and a display.
Google Inc.

Data storage system with redundant internal networks

A data storage system includes a rack, multiple head nodes, multiple data storage sleds, and at least two networking devices. The at least two network devices are configured to implement at least two redundant networks within the data storage system.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Device and handling mobile data transmissions in a wireless communication system

A first communication device for transmitting data to a second communication device comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

E-mail managing apparatus suitable for checking contents of e-mail exchange, and recording medium

Provided is an e-mail managing apparatus that easily performs a check of the contents of a mail exchange for a specified mail. An hdd (storage device) of an e-mail-managing server stores sent mail and received mail from a user terminal and that includes tags for specifying categories of contents of messages, a mail-managing unit, based on the tags, creates a mail-correlation diagram that indicates contents of mail exchange for a specified mail, and a system-control unit sends the mail-correlation diagram that is created by the mail-managing unit to the user terminal.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Methods and systems for determining performance capacity of a resource of a networked storage environment

Methods and systems for a networked storage system are provided. One method includes filtering performance data associated with a resource used in a networked storage environment for reading and writing data at a storage device; and determining available performance capacity of the resource using the filtered performance data.
Netapp, Inc.

Device and reducing complexity of preamble detection

A communication device for reducing complexity of preamble detection comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Arrangements for datalink security

Various embodiments for providing datalink security in a datalink between a first hardware device (e.g., a system-on-a-chip (soc) device) and a second hardware device (e.g., an encrypted storage device) are described. Various embodiments using differing types of keys and setups are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation

Safety feature for energy storage device

Disclosed is a technique for detecting a hazardous condition by a conductive layer in an energy storage device. An energy storage device assembly includes a conductive layer configured to cause a change in an electrical parameter in the event of a hazardous condition.
Anhui Xinen Technology Co., Ltd.

Doped conductive oxides, and improved electrodes for electrochemical energy storage devices based on this material

The object of the present invention is to provide a class of novel highly conductive doped oxides and their use as an electrode plate additive for batteries. With tungsten oxide or molybdenum oxide as the precursor, the controllable metal doping leads to the formation of highly conductive oxide materials with high hydrogen evolution and high oxygen evolution potential, and can be stable in the sulfuric acid solution.
Nantong Volta Materials Ltd.

Sulfur-containing carbon nanotube arrays as electrodes

Embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to electrodes that include a plurality of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes and sulfur associated with the vertically aligned carbon nanotubes. The electrodes may also include a substrate (e.g., a porous nickel foam) and a carbon layer (e.g., graphene film).
William Marsh Rice University

Negative electrode for power storage device, forming the same, and power storage device

An object is to suppress electrochemical decomposition of an electrolyte solution and the like at a negative electrode in a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor; thus, irreversible capacity is reduced, cycle performance is improved, or operating temperature range is extended. A negative electrode for a power storage device including a negative electrode current collector, a negative electrode active material layer which is over the negative electrode current collector and includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material, and a film covering pan of the negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Current interruption device and electricity storage device including the same

A current interruption device includes a conductive plate and a first deformable plate. The conductive plate includes a center portion and a peripheral portion surrounding the center portion.
Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.

Energy storage apparatus

An energy storage apparatus includes an energy storage device including an electrode terminal, an outer housing containing the energy storage device, an outer electrode attached to an outside of the outer housing, an electrical device disposed inside the outer housing, a first electrical conductor connecting the outer electrode and the electrical device, and a second electrical conductor connecting the electrical device and the electrode terminal. In a plane along a surface of the energy storage device, the electrical device is disposed between the electrode terminal and the outer electrode..
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Energy storage device

An energy storage device includes: an electrode assembly; a container that includes a wall portion and accommodates the electrode assembly; a first conductive member; a second conductive member electrically connected to the electrode assembly and connected to the first conductive member and is arranged to pass through the wall portion; and a sealing member that is nonmetallic and disposed between the first conductive member and the second conductive member. The first conductive member and the second conductive member are in direct contact and are made of mutually different metal materials.
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Packaging material for power storage devices, packaging case for power storage devices, and power storage device

A packaging material 1 for power storage devices includes a base material layer 2 made of a heat resistant resin, a sealant layer 3 as an inner layer, and a metal foil layer 4 arranged between the base material layer and the sealant layer. A protective layer 7 is laminated on a surface of the base material layer 2 opposite to a metal foil layer side.
Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

Methods of forming memory arrays

Some embodiments include a method of forming a memory array. A wordline is formed to extend along a first direction, and along a rail of semiconductor material.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Memory arrays

Some embodiments include a memory array having memory cells arranged in rows and columns. The rows extend along a first direction and the columns extend along a second direction, with an angle between the first and second directions being less than 90°.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Memory devices, memory arrays, and methods of forming memory arrays

Some embodiments include a memory device. The device has a fin with a first source/drain region, a second source/drain region and a channel region.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Methods, devices and systems for activated carbon supercapacitors with macroporous electrodes

Energy storage devices comprising carbon-based electrodes and/or redox electrolytes are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the carbon-based electrodes comprise laser-scribed activated carbon comprising one or more micro-channels.

Hydrogel derived carbon for energy storage devices

An energy storage device, such as a sodium ion capacitor, including an anode and a cathode, at least one of the anode and the cathode including a nitrogen and oxygen functionalized carbon (nofc). The nofc has a nitrogen content greater than 4 wt %, such as 13 wt %, an oxygen content greater than 8 wt %, such as 11 wt %, and a surface area greater than 800 m2g−1, such as 945 m2g−1.

Collector plate for energy storage device and methods of manufacturing

This disclosure provides collector plates for an energy storage device, energy storage devices with a collector plate, and methods for manufacturing the same. In one aspect, a collector plate includes a body.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

Semiconductor storage device

A semiconductor storage device, that includes: a pre-decoder circuit that decodes an input address signal and generates a first pre-decode signal corresponding to a first address indicated by the address signal; a control signal generation circuit that generates a control signal based on the address signal, the control signal indicating whether the first address is taken as an access target, or whether a second address, which is a next address consecutive from the first address, is taken as the access target; and a selection circuit that, based on the control signal, selects and outputs one of the first pre-decode signal or a second pre-decode signal corresponding to the second address.. .
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Wrapped data storage device for reducing vibration

A data storage device (dsd) is assembled with a flexible sheet of barrier material covering at least a portion of the top cover and/or bottom base of the dsd enclosure, whereby a layer of air is between the sheet of barrier material and the cover and/or base. Polyvinlyidene chloride (pvdc) may be used as the barrier material.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Data storage system enclosure with central mounting plate

A data storage system assembly includes a rigid central plate with multiple data storage devices (dsds) mounted on the central plate, where a first row of dsds is coupled with a first side of the central plate, and a second row of dsds is coupled with a second side of the central plate, both in a side-by-side arrangement. A plurality of flexible mounting grommets may be fastened to each dsd and coupled to the central plate, such as in an arrangement in which an even number of grommets are fastened to one side and an odd number of grommets are fastened to an opposing side of the dsd.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Shingled magnetic recording with operational based track spacing

A data storage device can employ shingled magnetic recording with data tracks oriented in order to optimize operational parameters, such as bit error rate. A data storage device can consist of a plurality of data tracks overlapping in a band on a data storage medium.
Seagate Technology Llc

Display panel and overdriving circuit system thereof

The invention provides an overdriving circuit system of a display panel. The overdriving circuit system includes a detecting circuit, a timing controller and a storage device.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Apparatus, method and article for reserving power storage devices at reserving power storage device collection, charging and distribution machines

A network of collection, charging and distribution machines collect, charge and distribute portable electrical energy storage devices (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors or ultracapacitors). Locations of collection, charging and distribution machines having available charged portable electrical energy storage devices are communicated to or acquired by a mobile device of a user, or displayed on a collection, charging and distribution machine.
Gogoro Inc.

Information processing apparatus, information processing system and information processing method that generate confidentialized personal information

A memory stores first confidentialization-level information, which represents a confidentialization level of a first confidentialization process. A processor generates first confidentialized personal information by applying the first confidentialization process to personal information provided from an information provision institution.
Fujitsu Limited

Firmware loading for exploit resistance

In an embodiment, a system includes a processor and a non-volatile storage device. The non-volatile storage device may include a stored firmware program and a firmware loader.
Intel Corporation

License managing method, semiconductor device suitable for license management and license managing system

A license managing method including an execution device that executes software and a software storage device coupled to the execution device further includes a license storage device that stores license information indicating the number of licenses for permitting a license of the software, and the license managing method includes the step of license-managing of controlling storage of the software to be downloaded into the software storage device or execution of the software by the execution device based on the license information stored in the license storage device when the software whose license permission is required is downloaded.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Semiconductor device and fabricating the same

A semiconductor device includes a fin, first to fourth gate electrodes, first and second storage devices, first and second search terminals, and first and second dummy search terminals. The fin extend in a first direction.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Conversion of data for operating systems

Managed access to file system objects enables an application to request access to a file system object via a file system transformer driver, which may extend the capabilities of a file system. The file system transformer driver may be configured to convert a data file format for the file system object to a data format requested by the application.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Data storage system having data locking and unlocking functions and method therefor

A data storage system having data locking and unlocking functions and a method therefor are provided. The data locking and unlocking method includes: when a used capacity of a storage device is equal to or greater than a first threshold, locking a plurality of folders of the foregoing storage device; preventing the folders from being unlocked when the used capacity is greater than or equal to a second threshold; unlocking the locked folders according to a first unlock signal when the used capacity is less than the first threshold; and unlocking the locked folders according to a second unlock signal when the used capacity is between the first threshold and the second threshold.
Accelstor, Inc.

Multi-device data storage module

A data storage system can employ one or more data storage modules that each have multiple constituent data storage devices. A plurality of data storage devices can be connected to a control board within a single housing with the control board having a number of sata outputs connected to each of the plurality of data storage devices.
Seagate Techology, Llc

Secure memory

Various examples are directed to systems and methods for securing a data storage device. A storage controller may receive a read request directed to the data storage device.
Intel Corporation

Bad page management in storage devices

The present disclosure generally relates to methods for managing bad pages in storage devices. When a page is bad or faulty, a spare page is used to store the data because the bad or faulty page is unreliable for data storage.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Data storage device and operatig method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device including a first page group coupled to a first word line and a second page group coupled to a second word line, which is subsequent to the first word line in order of a write operation; and a controller suitable for, after an abnormal power-off during a write operation to the first page group, copying a first data stored in a weak page of the first page group to a stable page of the second page group when a first error correction operation to data stored in the first page group is a success.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Modification of distracting sounds

A system comprising at least one processor; and at least one storage device. The storage device(s) store instructions that, when executed, cause the at least one processor to: prior to enabling output of an audio signal based on an audio data stream, detect, within the audio data stream, an indication of a target sound that corresponds to one of a plurality of sounds that are expected to cause distraction, replace, within the audio data stream, the indication of the target sound with an indication of a replacement sound, wherein the replacement sound is a less distracting version of the target sound, and after replacing the indication of the target sound with the indication of the replacement sound, output the audio data stream..
Google Inc.

Control for vehicle sound output

Embodiments are provided for outputting audio according to a simulated listening environment. An example computing device for adjusting audio output in a physical listening environment includes a display configured to present a user interface, a communication interface coupled to one or more speakers, a processor, and a storage device storing instructions executable by the processor to generate the user interface for presentation via the display, receive user input to the user interface requesting one or more adjustments to the audio output in the physical listening environment, the one or more adjustments including a geometric parameter of a simulated listening environment, and transmit, via the communication interface, instructions for performing the one or more requested adjustments to audio output by the one or more speakers..
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Data storage system with enforced fencing

A data storage system includes multiple head nodes and data storage sleds. The data storage sleds include multiple mass storage devices and a sled controller.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Load balancing by dynamically transferring memory range assignments

A method and apparatus for accessing a storage device is disclosed. More specifically, for load balancing by dynamically transferring memory address range assignments.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Shared data storage system with high availability and hot plugging

A shared storage system includes a plurality of storage processors. A first storage processor of the plurality of storage processors is coupled with a shared storage device having a plurality of storage devices.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Apparatus and method to store de-duplicated data into storage devices while suppressing latency and communication load

Apparatuses are coupled to each other to enable data de-duplicated by post-process processing or inline processing to be stored in a distributed manner into storage devices provided for the apparatuses. An apparatus stores apparatus-information identifying the apparatuses and performance-information of the post-process processing and the inline processing.
Fujitsu Limited

Data storage system with multiple durability levels

A data storage system includes multiple head nodes and multiple data storage sleds mounted in a rack. For a particular volume or volume partition one of the head nodes is designated as a primary head node for the volume or volume partition.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Storage control apparatus, storage management system, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A storage control apparatus including a memory and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to execute a process, the process including storing, in the memory, management information including an operation history for a storage region of a storage device, specifying at certain timing, from the management information, a first operation that has been executed to set a configuration of the storage region to a configuration at the certain timing, determining a second operation from among operations, in the management information, that precede the execution of the first operation and that target the storage region, deleting the second operation from the management information, and transmitting the management information after the deletion to a management apparatus that manages a state of the storage region of the storage device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, and information processing device and method

A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a program that causes a first computer to execute a process, the process including, receiving an update request from a second computer, the update request including an identifier of data stored in a storage device, an arithmetic operator of a calculation for the data, and an argument value used for the calculation, the calculation being one of four arithmetic calculation and bit calculation, the data being stored in the storage device that denies an access from the second computer, executing the calculation for a value of the data based on the arithmetic operator and the argument value, the calculation executed by the first computer being limited to the four arithmetic calculation or the bit calculation, updating the value of the data to an output value of the executed calculation, and transmitting response information corresponding to the update request to the second computer.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Non-volatile storage system with in-drive data analytics

A solid state drive (or other non-volatile storage device) includes a plurality of non-volatile storage elements arranged in blocks (or other units). Blocks (or other units) can be individually switched between analytics mode and i/o mode.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Data storage device including temporary storage locations

A data storage device may include non-volatile storage media that includes a long-term storage region divided into a plurality of physical regions and a temporary storage region that includes at least two first tier bins. Each logical block address (lba) span of a plurality of lba spans may be associated with at least one physical region.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Data management based on i/o traffic profiling

Data storage devices and systems include a non-volatile memory array including a plurality of non-volatile memory cells, a host interface for communicating with a host system, and a controller configured to receive data storage access commands from the host system over the host interface, determine an input/output (i/o) state of the data storage device based at least in part on the received data storage access commands, and execute a data management operation based at least in part on the i/o state of the data storage device.. .
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method and low-latency read of flash storage devices using fractional bits per cell

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method and a data storage apparatus for storing fractional bits per cell with low-latency read per page. In various embodiments, the memory cells are configured to store a fractional number of bits per cell using a multi-page construction with reduced number of read per page as compared to a single page construction.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Pen tablet, handwritten data recording device, handwritten data drawing method, and handwritten data synthesis method

A pen tablet capable of detecting a position of a stylus and supplying positional coordinates to an external computer is provided. The pen tablet includes a detector that generates hover coordinates as the positional coordinates in a hover state and generates contact coordinates as the positional coordinates in a contact state.
Wacom Co., Ltd.

Power management in an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a plurality of power modes which have different degrees of power consumption, and comprises an operation unit through which user inputs are received, wherein some of the user inputs change the power mode of the image forming apparatus, a display unit on which power consumption data are to be displayed, a network interface connected to a computing device through which the power consumption data are to be transmitted to the computing device, a storage device in which an estimate of power consumption is stored for each of the power modes, and a processor configured to determine periods of operation time for each of the power modes and output to at least one of the display unit and the computing device an actual amount of the power consumption for each of the power modes, based on the stored estimates and the period of total operation time.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Data storage device and monitoring storage capability of secontary power of data storage device

An apparatus and method for monitoring the power storage capability of a secondary power source of a data storage device is provided. A capacitor is used as a secondary power source.
Shannon Systems Ltd.

Inspection substrate and an inspection method

A storage device embedded in the body, the storage device configured to store the inspection information, e.g. Image data..

Nucleation device, heat storage device, and nucleation heat storage material

The heat storage material is caused to phase change by the elastic member elastically displacing while disposed in the heat storage material.. .

Multiple accessory storage device

A removable storage device adaptable for use in exercise, fishing, paddling, floating, anchoring and other operations pertaining to, but not limited to, recreational operation of watercraft. This storage device has a population of receptacles or storage areas in which a user may rapidly and securely store a variety of objects such as, for example only, paddles, snorkeling gear, valuable items, waterproof pouches and/or containers, lights, personal flotation devices, dog leashes, fishing poles, anchors, food and/or beverage containers, rope, flares and other desired items.

Drive unit, vehicle, and control drive unit

In a drive unit including a motor, an inverter, a first electric storage device, a step up-down converter, first and second capacitors, a dc-dc converter, and a relay, the dc-dc converter is driven, while a target duty ratio of the step up-down converter is set such that a total loss of the step up-down converter and the dc-dc converter becomes larger than a maximum loss value of the step up-down converter, and the step up-down converter is controlled, when the relay is turned off to discharge charge of the first capacitor and the second capacitor.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electrically-driven vehicle and control electrically-driven vehicle

An electrically-driven vehicle includes: a rotary electric machine; an electric power storage device; a communication device communicable with a server on the outside of the electrically-driven vehicle; and an electronic control unit configured to control external charging in which the electric power storage device is charged by using electric power that is supplied from a power feeding device on the outside of the electrically-driven vehicle. The electronic control unit acquires information from the server, the information indicating a degree of tightness of electricity supply-demand balance at a destination of the electrically-driven vehicle, and then prohibits execution of external charging promotion control for urging a user to perform the external charging at the destination in the case where the acquired information indicates that the degree of the tightness is higher than a reference level..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Charging control vehicle and charging control the same

A charging control apparatus for a vehicle is provided. The vehicle includes a motor generator and an electric power storage device.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Endoscope device, endoscopic system, method, and computer-readable storage device

An endoscopic device including: an image sensor configured to acquire image data; and a first processor comprising hardware, wherein the first processor is configured to: execute a first processing to process the image data, wherein the first processing involves a first processing load; acquire an instruction to perform a second processing to process the image data, wherein the second processing involves a second processing load different from the first processing load; and in response to acquiring the instruction, control a communication interface to output the image data to a second processor comprising hardware, wherein the second processor is provided separately from the endoscopic device, and wherein the second processor is configured to execute the second processing based on the image data.. .
Olympus Corporation

Rod handheld two-in-one split-type vacuum cleaner having independent dust-air separation and dust storage device

A rod handheld two-in-one split-type vacuum cleaner having an independent dust-air separation and dust storage device is provided. A main device thereof is a handheld vacuum cleaner, and a push rod is a hollow rod.
Kingclean Electric Co., Ltd.

Wirelessly controllable communication module

A power management system for a lighting circuit may include a grid shifting controller that includes a processor and a connection to an external power source. The power management system may also include a communication interface associated with the grid shifting controller.
Wireless Environment, Llc

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and network connection method

A portable terminal that communicates with content storage devices of which the connection to wireless lans is established receives network connection information that the content storage devices store, from the content storage devices. The portable terminal directly communicates with a content playing device of which the connection to the wireless lans has not established, and transmits received network connection information to the content playing device..
Yamaha Corporation

Device and handling system information

A communication device of handling system information (si) comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Output control device, content storage device, output control method and non-transitory storage medium

An output control device including a hardware processor, wherein the hardware processor is configured to: acquire a height of a viewer who watches a content; and cause an output unit to output a sound of the content corresponding to the acquired height.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Mobile wireless drive storage for mobile phone used as car dashboard camera

Systems and methods are disclosed that capture video in mobile applications and automatically archive the captured videos using short-range communications with a network storage device. In various embodiments, the archival is triggered by proximity to the wireless network device.
Seagate Technology Llc

Information processing apparatus, data sharing method, and data-sharing program

An information processing apparatus, which can communicate with other information processing apparatuses, includes: a volatile storage; a nonvolatile storage; a storage controller that associates data with a user and stores the data; a data manager that shares management information with the other information processing apparatuses; an operation user detector that detects a user operating any of the apparatuses as an operation user; an operation state switcher that switches between a first operation and a second operation state; a data specifier that specifies data related to the operation user and an apparatus stored with the data; a data obtainer that obtains data from a storage device; a transferer that stores data stored in the nonvolatile storage among the specified data in the volatile storage; and a data supplier that returns data specified by a request among the data stored in the second or the volatile storage.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Information processing system, data transmission, and information processing device

An information processing system includes a first storage device, a first information processing device including a first processor, and a second information processing device including a second processor, wherein the first processor is configured to receive a first request requesting data, transmit the first request to a third information processing device, store the data in the first storage device, and notify the second information processing device of information indicating that the data is stored, the second processor is configured to receive a second request requesting the data, and transmit the second request of which the destination is changed to the first information processing device, the first processor is configured to transmit the data stored in the first storage device to the second information processing device, based on the second request, and the second processor is configured to transmit the data as a response to the second request.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Enhanced transmission of media to client devices

A method and system for enhance transmission of media to client devices. A request is received from a client device to stream at least one media file, wherein the request has an associated client storage parameter.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Composite navigation automatic configuration management of application software

The disclosed embodiments illustrate a composite navigational method and system for the automatic configuration management of application software by a computing server. The method includes extracting a plurality of previous configuration values from a storage device.
Conduent Business Services Llc

Hybrid ldpc-sec/secded decoding

A solid state storage device, comprising a non-volatile memory configured to store data encoded into a plurality of encoded data groups, each encoded data group of the plurality being encoded using a bch or hamming parity scheme, the plurality of encoded data groups being collectively further encoded by a parity scheme using a low density parity check (ldpc) code, a non-volatile memory controller communicatively coupled to the non-volatile memory and configured to access the plurality of encoded data groups, a first decoder configured to first decode the plurality of encoded data groups by hard-decision decoding the parity in each encoded data group, and a second decoder commutatively coupled to the first decoder and configured to determine the data groups decoded by the first decoder that contain errors, and to decode the parity of the data groups that contain errors using likelihood-of-errors information that is input to the second decoder.. .
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Drive system and control drive system

A controller is configured to, while the step-up converter is being controlled in a state where a duty ratio of an on state of an upper arm that is any one of the two switching elements is set to 100% such that the step-up converter does not perform a step-up operation, when a modulation factor of the inverter in voltage modulation exceeds a predetermined modulation factor lower than a step-up command issuance modulation factor at which a step-up command is issued to the step-up converter or when a target voltage at the side of the inverter based on a target operating point of the electric motor exceeds a predetermined voltage lower than the voltage at the side of the electrical storage device, reduce the duty ratio of the on state of the upper arm from 100%.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle charger

A charger is provided to convert ac power to generate dc power capable of charging an energy storage device. The charger includes a switching circuit unit that applies or blocks ac power input from the outside and a power factor correction circuit unit that converts the ac power applied from the switching circuit unit into dc power.
Kia Motors Corporation

Systems and methods for improving cell balancing and cell failure detection

In one aspect, an embodiment of this invention comprises an energy storage device balancing apparatus. The energy storage device balancing apparatus comprises a balancing circuit and an alarm circuit.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

Mobile disaster survival system

The present invention is a complete mobile disaster survival system which provides a standalone survival package containing three or more electrical power sources, food and water for four people for five days, a potable water purification and storage means, a means for food storage and preparation, an emergency broadcast radio set, and immediately accessible survival tools, as well as first aid and other equipment. Energy storage devices and sensitive electronic equipment are protected by hydrogen vent fans and faraday cages.

Charging connection for a motor vehicle

A charging connection for a motor vehicle for connecting the motor vehicle to a connection element of a motor vehicle-side charging device in order to charge a motor vehicle-side energy storage device by the charging device. The charging device is provided with at least one current line for a current contact which is connected to the charging current, and with at least one signal line for communication between the motor vehicle and the signal contact connected to the charging device.
Audi Ag

Electrochemical energy storage device

An electrochemical energy storage device comprising an electrode assembly, an electrolyte, a packing shell and an adhesive material located between the electrode assembly and the packing shell. The adhesive material comprises an adhesive layer and a protective layer.
Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

Germanium-containing carbon nanotube arrays as electrodes

Embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to electrodes that include a plurality of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes and germanium associated with the vertically aligned carbon nanotubes. The electrodes may also include a substrate (e.g., copper foil) and a carbon layer (e.g., graphene film).
William Marsh Rice University

Surface activation in electrode stack production and electrode-preparation systems and methods

Methods, stacks and electrochemical cells are provided, in which the cell separator is surface-treated prior to attachment to the electrode(s) to form binding sites on the cell separator and enhance binding thereof to the electrode(s), e.g., electrostatically. The cell separator(s) may be attached to the electrode(s) by cold press lamination, wherein the created binding sites are configured to stabilize the cold press lamination electrostatically—forming flexible and durable electrode stacks.
Storedot Ltd.

Polyolefin micro porous film, separator film for power-storage device, and power-storage device

A polyolefin micro porous film includes at least one of polyethylene and polypropylene, in which the compressive elastic modulus is 95 mpa or more and 150 mpa or less, the surface roughness (ra) of a film surface is measured for a front surface and a rear surface, and the average value (ra(ave)) thereof is 0.01 μm to 0.30 μm.. .
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Power storage device, power storage system, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, and electric power system

A power storage device includes an outer casing and two battery units housed in the outer casing. Each battery unit includes a battery casing formed with a top casing and a bottom casing.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Battery, battery can, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system

A battery includes: an electrode body; and a battery can configured to accommodate the electrode body and include a bottom part. At least one surface of the bottom part has two or more grooves on a same circumference, a proportion of an inner diameter of the groove to an outer diameter of the bottom part is 44% or more, and a proportion of a total value of intervals of the grooves to a perimeter of the circumference is 2% or more and 24% or less..
Sony Corporation

Memory structure for use in resistive random access memory devices and use in manufacturing a data storage device

A memory structure for use in a memory device comprising at least one first layer and at least one second layer: the at least one first layer comprises a plurality of a first element, and the at least one second layer comprises a plurality of a second element; and, wherein the memory structure has an electrical resistive state that can be changed in response to an electromotive force being applied thereto.. .
Australian Advanced Materials Pty Ltd

Non-volatile storage device and manufacturing the same

According to an embodiment, a non-volatile storage device includes a first layer, a second layer formed on the first layer, a stacked body including a plurality of conductive films stacked on the second layer, and a semiconductor pillar which penetrates the stacked body and the second layer and reaches the first layer. The semiconductor pillar includes a semiconductor film formed along an extending direction of the semiconductor pillar, and a memory film which covers a periphery of the semiconductor film.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Nonvolatile semiconductor storage device

A nonvolatile semiconductor storage device having a control gate formed on a semiconductor substrate and including a cylindrical through hole. A block insulating film, a charge storage film, a tunnel insulating film, and a semiconductor layer are formed on a side surface of the control gate inside the through hole.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Nanofibers electrode and supercapacitors

According to the present disclosure, a method for synthesizing a free-standing flexible electrode is provided. The method includes the steps of mixing a solution comprising vanadium powder, molybdenum powder and hydrogen peroxide to form a mixture comprising nanofibers represented by the formula of v0.07mo0.93o3nh2o, filtering the mixture to form an electrode comprising the nanofibers, treating the electrode with an acidic solution, contacting the acid-treated electrode with a solution comprising monomers of a conductive polymer, and polymerizing the monomers in a medium comprising an oxidizing agent to form the conductive polymer.
Nanyang Technological University

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a memory device suitable for storing and outputting data in synchronization with a strobe signal; and a controller suitable for delaying the strobe signal based on each of different test delay values, testing capture of the data by using a delayed strobe signal, and determining a delay value of the strobe signal based on a test result.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Power delivery circuitry

A memory device may include a memory system and an energy storage device. Additionally, the energy storage device may supply a first power to the memory system when a second power from a power supply is eliminated or insufficient..
Micron Technology, Inc.

Storage device and a defect scanning of the same

A defect scan method is carried out to detect a defective portion in a storage medium of a storage device, the storage medium including multiple storage regions including a first storage region and a second storage region. The defect scan method includes scanning a part of the storage regions of the storage medium to detect a defective portion therein, before the storage device is connected to a host, a scanned storage region including the first storage region and a non-scanned storage region including the second storage region, mapping logical addresses to physical addresses of a non-defective portion of the first storage region, scanning the second storage region to detect a defective portion therein, after the storage device is connected to the host, and mapping logical addresses to physical addresses of a non-defective portion of the second storage region..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Data storage device with high signal-to-noise ratio contact detection

A data storage device may have increased signal-to-noise ratio contact detection by employing a transducing head associated with a data storage medium each connected to a controller. The transducing head can have an alternating current heater excited to a first frequency for a first revolution of the data storage medium and to a different second frequency for a second revolution of the data storage medium.
Seagate Technology Llc

Dual actuator storage device utilizing multiple disk zones

A recording surface of a magnetic disk is divided into first and second zones. A first head of a first actuator arm assembly reads from and/or writes to the first zone exclusively.
Seagate Technology Llc

Heater design for fly height control

Implementations described and claimed herein includes a storage device comprising a transducer heat including at least one pair of read/write elements and a heat shaped to thermally protrude regions of the transducer head including the read/write elements. According to one implementation, the heat element includes at least one conductive portion of locally decreased resistance proximal to and between the pair of read/write elements to direct the thermally protruded close point away from a midpoint between the read/write elements..
Seagate Technology Llc

Systems, methods, and computer readable storage devices for controlling an appearance of a surface using sound waves

An ultrasonic source controlled by a controller to cause the ultrasonic source to emit one or more sound pulses in a direction of a surface in order to obtain one or more reflected sound pulses that are used to determine one or more properties of the surface. The ultrasonic source receives one or more control signals based on the one or more properties of the surface that are determined.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

In accordance with an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes an image pickup device, a storage device, an operation device, and a processor. The operation device receives selection as to whether to register a feature amount of a reference commodity in a first dictionary file or register a feature amount of an exclusion object in a second dictionary file.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system for programmatic analysis of consumer reviews

Embodiments provide a computer-executable method, computer system and non-transitory computer-readable medium for programmatically analyzing a consumer review. The method includes programmatically accessing, via a network device, one or more consumer reviews for a commercial entity or a commercial object.
Groupon, Inc.

Systems, methods, and media for applying remote data using a biometric signature sample

Systems, methods, and media for applying remote data using a biometric signature sample are provided. In some embodiments, systems for applying remote data using a biometric signature sample are provided, the systems comprising: a storage device for storing remote data; at least one hardware processor in communication with the storage device that is configure to: receiving a biometric signature sample; validating the biometric signature sample; receiving the remote data associated with the biometric signature sample from the storage device; applying the remote data; and logging the application of the remote data..
Pham Holdings Inc.

Systems and methods for processing a payment transaction authorization request

A data processing device for generating a transaction authorization request is disclosed. The data processing device includes an input module operable to receive a user input from a user, a camera module operable to capture an image of the user, a computer processor, and a data storage device, the data storage device having an input processing component, a camera control component, and a transaction request generation component including non-transitory instructions operative by the processor to receive a user input from a user indicating initiation of a transaction, control the camera module to capture an image of the user, and generate a transaction authorization request, the transaction authorization request including an indication of the transaction and the image of the user..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Synaptic neural network core based sensor system

A sensor system comprises: an energy storage device electrically coupled to an intermittent energy release device that causes the energy storage device to release stored energy intermittently; a sensor electrically coupled to the energy storage device, where the sensor detects physical events occurring at a physical device and is intermittently powered by electrical energy received from the energy storage device; a synaptic neural network core electrically coupled to the sensor, where the synaptic neural network core converts sensor readings into an object that describes the physical events occurring at the physical device; a transponder electrically coupled to the synaptic neural network core; and a storage buffer within the transponder, where the storage buffer stores the object for transmission from the transponder to a monitoring system, where the intermittent energy release device provides power to the sensor in response to the transponder transmitting the object to the monitoring system.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Radio tag reading apparatus and control method

In one embodiment, a radio tag reading apparatus has an antenna device, a storage device, and a controller. The controller judges what frequency band is usable or not out of a plurality of frequency bands stored in the storage device.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus and facilitating a local database system to execute a query function at a foreign database system

An apparatus is provided for facilitating a local database system to execute a query function at a foreign database system. The apparatus comprises a processor of the local database system and a storage device communicatively coupled with the processor.
Teradata Us, Inc.

Log file management tool

A system includes: a processor; and a memory, wherein the memory stores instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to: retrieve a first log over a network from a first server of a plurality of servers for at least one contact center; generate an index of values in the first log; update an index database based on the index; and save the first log on a storage device.. .
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.

Data restructuring of deduplicated data

Various embodiments for enhancing storage of deduplicated data in a computing storage environment. Analytics are applied to at least one data storage characteristic observed in the computing storage environment to restructure the deduplicated data in a more sequential manner so as to enhance performance of the computing storage environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Selectively enable data transfer based on accrued data credits

An apparatus to arbitrate data transfer between a computing host and a storage device across an interface includes a data transfer limiter configured to track an amount of data credits used by a data transfer across the interface and an amount of accrued data credits available to the interface. The apparatus further includes a data transfer arbiter configured to selectively disable the data transfer across the interface when the amount of data credits used by the data transfer across the interface exceeds a first threshold, and to selectively enable the data transfer across the interface when the amount of data credits used by the data transfer across the interface does not exceed a second threshold.
Seagate Technology Llc

Data storage device access method, device and system

A data storage device access method, a device and a system. The method includes receiving a mode switch control command by a first bus through a first interface of the control device; switching a second interface of the control device to a predetermined mode based on the received mode switch control command.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and data access

Embodiments of the present disclosure relates to a method and device of data access. The method comprises determining whether target data stored in a non-volatile storage device is cached in a memory.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Storage device and controlling storage device

The storage device of the present invention provides a decompression vol having no corresponding relationship (mapping) with a final storage media to a superior device, and receives accesses from the superior device to the decompression vol. Then, data written into the decompression vol is compressed on-line in a cache memory, and the compressed data is mapped to a compression vol which is a volume mapped to a final storage media.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Method and system for managing buffer device in storage system

A method and system for managing a buffer device in a storage system. The method comprising determining a first priority for a first queue included in the buffer device, the first queue comprising at least one data page associated with a first storage device in the storage system; in at least one round, in response to the first priority not satisfying a first predetermined condition, updating the first priority according to a first updating rule, the first updating rule making the updated first priority much closer to the first predetermined condition than the first priority; and in response to the first priority satisfying the first predetermined condition, flushing data in a data page in the first queue to the first storage device..
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

System and distributed logical to physical address mapping

In a storage device having a storage controller and multiple memory channels, each memory channel has a memory channel controller. The storage controller, in response to a host command to perform a respective read operation at a logical address specified by the host command, identifies the memory channel based on the specified logical address, and also identifies a portion of logical to physical address mapping information corresponding to the logical address.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Storage device and block storage method based on the storage device

The present application discloses a storage device and a block storage method based on the storage device, wherein disk space of the storage device includes a data area having a plurality of end-to-end adjacent data block units, each of which includes a metadata block and a data block adjacent to each other; wherein the data block with a first preset capacity is configured to store target data, and the metadata block with a second preset capacity is configured to store information of the target data. With the storage device, metadata is stored in a distributed manner, wherein each of the metadata blocks and the data blocks are stored as a whole.
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd.

Patrol scrub periods based on power status

In one implementation, a memory module with on-die error correction code (ecc) with scrub operation capabilities and a programmable patrol scrub period is coupled to a memory controller that causes error correction operations to perform based on a power status of an energy storage device.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Updating inference graph absent node locking

Example implementations relate to updating an inference graph absent node locking. For example, a processor executing a first thread may receive a first task for updating a node of an inference graph stored by a storage device accessible to a second thread, the first task being assigned during a first iteration of a graph update loop.
Entit Software Llc

Log system and log method

A log system includes, a storage device, first circuitry configured to control the application execution environments, and second circuitry configured to transmit each of the requests to a selected one of the application execution environments, wherein a first application execution environment is configured to, execute a first process for processing the first request, add second request information to the second request, transmit the added second request to the second circuitry, execute first output of process information identifying a first process, reception information identifying the first application execution environment, the second request information, source information identifying the first application execution environment, and a first log, wherein the second circuitry is configured to, transmit the second request to a second application execution environment, and execute second output of the source information identifying the first application execution environment, destination information identifying the second application execution environment, and the second request information.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Low impact snapshot database protection in a micro-service environment

An implementation of the disclosure provides a system for generating low impact snapshots comprising a memory to store application data and a processing device coupled to the memory. The processing device is to identify a plurality of transactions within a cloud computing environment.
Red Hat, Inc.

Non-volatile storage device with multiple boot partitions

A memory device is embedded in (or connected to) a host device. The memory device includes a first boot partition and a second boot partition.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Technologies for prioritizing execution of storage commands

Technologies for prioritized execution of storage commands by a data storage device include determining a priority of storage commands issued by a host and adding the storage commands to a queue of the data storage device based on the determined priority of the storage command. For example, the storage command issued by the host may be divided into sub-commands and added to a storage sub-command queue of the data storage device based on the determined priority of the storage command.

Systems and methods for list retrieval in a storage device

Systems and methods for list retrieval in a storage device are provided that significantly reduces the number of commands needed to retrieve data. A single command or request may be issued to receive data stored at a parent node, a child node, and/or a grandchild node.
Oracle International Corporation

Dynamic read table generation

Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for dynamic read table generation. One apparatus includes a set of non-volatile storage cells.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Method and storage management

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and device for storage management. For example, there is proposed a method comprising: in response to a plurality of storage devices in a storage system being to be allocated to an unallocated logic storage area, determining a plurality of allocation schemes for allocating the plurality of storage devices to the unallocated logic storage area; obtaining allocation uniformity of the plurality of storage devices with respect to an allocated logic storage area of the storage system; and selecting one of the plurality of allocation schemes at least based on the allocation uniformity, such that the uniform degree of the allocation has a minimum variation.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Partially de-centralized latch management architectures for storage devices

A storage device may utilize de-centralized latch management to remove functions from the device controller to the memory die. Nand die located on a common bus may share a pool of latches with one die acting as a proxy or manager for the other die.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Method and offloading data processing to hybrid storage devices

Systems and methods for offloading data transformation from a host to a hybrid solid state drive (hssd) are described. In one such method, the hssd receives initial data from the host and stores the data at a first non-volatile memory (nvm).
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method and device for managing storage system

A method and device for managing a storage system. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is proposed a method for managing a storage system.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Hybrid data storage device with partitioned local memory

Apparatus and method for managing data in a hybrid data storage device. In some embodiments, the storage device has a hard disc drive (hdd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile rotatable storage media and a solid state drive (ssd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile solid state memory.
Seagate Technology Llc

Obtaining bidding for volumes in a storage area network

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. For example, a computer program product may include a computer readable storage medium that is not a transitory signal having program instructions embodied therewith, the program instructions executable by a processor to: receive a bid request from a storage manager, wherein the bid request identifies a volume parameter of a volume to be created; determine a bid based on the current capacity of a data storage device to host the identified volume; and send the bid to the storage manager..
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Non-volatile storage device with physical authentication

A non-volatile memory device uses physical authentication to enable the secure programming of a boot partition, when the boot partition is write protected. This physical authentication can also be used to enable other features/functions..
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Apparatus, increasing the capacity of a storage device available to store user data

Provided are an apparatus, system and method for using a validity table indicating whether physical addresses have valid data to optimize write and defragmentation operations. A non-volatile memory storage device has non-volatile memory and a main memory.
Intel Corporation

Hybrid ssd with delta encoding

A storage device includes a controller, a first memory device with a first type of non-volatile memory, and a second memory device with a second type of non-volatile memory. The second type of non-volatile memory may be byte-addressable and may exhibit a lower latency for write operations than the first type of non-volatile memory.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Apparatus, offloading collision check operations in a storage device

Provided are an apparatus, system and method for offloading collision check operations in a memory storage device to a collision check unit. A collision check unit includes a collision table including logical addresses for pending input/output (i/o) requests.
Intel Corporation

Contextual-assessment vehicle systems

A user-centric driving-support system for implementation at a vehicle of transportation. The system in various embodiments includes one or more vehicle sensors, such as a camera, a radar, and a lidar, and a hardware-based processing unit.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Building automation system controller with real time software configuration and database backup

A building automation system (bas) controller configured for use in a bas is disclosed. The bas controller includes an internal storage device for storing a first type of data and a second type of data, and a processor in operative communication with the internal storage device.
Trane International Inc.

Device, electronic timepiece, and storage device

An embodiment of a device comprising one or more processors, the one or more processors configured to acquire time information by performing one or more of a first acquisition operation to control a communicator to communicate with an external device to receive signals including the time information, and a second acquisition operation to control one or more radio wave receivers to receive transmission radio waves with signals including the time information.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Power storage system

A power storage system includes a power storage device including cells connected in parallel with each other; a voltage sensor; a current sensor; a data acquisition unit configured to acquire voltage-current data sets; a linear approximation processing unit configured to perform first-order linear approximation on the acquired voltage-current data sets using a function form, y=ax+b where y denotes a voltage between terminals of the power storage device at a time of charging/discharging and x denotes a charge/discharge current, and to obtain constants a, b and a ratio b/a between the constants; and a determination unit configured to determine that variation in soc has not occurred among the cells when the ratio b/a is within a prescribed constant ratio range, and to determine that the variation in soc has occurred among the cells when the ratio b/a is not within the prescribed constant ratio range.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Transportation demand-and-supply matching system and transportation demand-and-supply matching method

To facilitate determination of start of an operation of a new transportation that can cope with the travel demand in an area where multiple transportations and travel routes are present. A transportation demand and supply matching system 10 includes a storage device 2011 that stores information on travel demand and transportation supply capability in a predetermined area, and an arithmetic device 2041 that estimates a congested transportation and a congested route in the area based on the information on the travel demand and the transportation supply capability, estimates an avoidance route for avoiding the congested route, and a provisional transportation which is not operated but has to be operated on the avoidance route in the area by a predetermined algorithm, and outputs information on each of the avoidance route and the provisional transportation to a predetermined device..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Method and system for reducing emissions from an internal combustion engine

Systems, devices, methods and programs for reducing emissions from engines are provided. For example, one system for reducing emissions from engines comprises a heating controller coupled to an energy storage device (esd).
Bae Systems Controls Inc.

Electro-mechanical deadbolt connection to main housing

Certain aspects of the technology disclosed herein include an apparatus and method for electrically and mechanically connecting a deadbolt to a main housing of a lock. The main housing can be configured to extend a deadbolt along a path to lock and/or unlock a door while receiving electrical energy from an energy storage device disposed in the deadbolt.
California Things, Inc.

Locking mechanism including energy storage

Certain aspects of the technology disclosed herein include an apparatus and method for storing energy in a electromechanical lock. The electromechanical lock can include a main housing and a deadbolt.
California Things, Inc.

Unmanned flying object and control device therefor

The present invention aims at solving the problem of providing a control device for an unmanned flying object that can elucidate the cause of a fault in the unmanned flying object after the fact and that has a function of desirably preventing a crash before it even happens, and at solving the problem of providing an unmanned flying object that incorporates such a control device. The control device of the present invention is a device for controlling a single rotor blade motor, and includes a calculation device, a storage device, a data output device, and a voltage detection device: the calculation device acquires and outputs information of various types; the storage device accumulates information of various types received from the calculation device; the data output device outputs information from the calculation device to an external control device; and the voltage detection device acquires voltage information from a battery or the like and supplies it to the calculation device..
Adtex Inc.

Hybrid vehicle and controlling the same

A hybrid vehicle includes a power generation apparatus including an engine and an electric motor, an electricity storage device configured to supply electricity to the electric motor or to be supplied with electricity from the electric motor, a mode switch configured to permit a driver to perform switching between a cd mode and a cs mode, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to control the power generation apparatus such that the engine is started up with a higher frequency when the driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs mode while the state-of-charge is higher than the upper limit of the control center value, than when the driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs while the state-of-charge is equal to or lower than the upper limit of the control center value..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle and controlling the same

A hybrid vehicle is configured such that one of a cd mode and a cs mode can be selectively set as a traveling mode. The hybrid vehicle includes: a power generation apparatus; an electricity storage device; and an electronic control unit configured to control the power generation apparatus such that start-up of an engine is restricted to a larger extent when a driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs mode while a soc of the electricity storage device is higher than an upper limit of a control center value in the cs mode, than when the driver switches the traveling mode from the cd mode to the cs mode while the soc is equal to or lower than the upper limit..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Control hybrid vehicle

A control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle provided with an engine and a motor/generator functioning as a drive power source, an automatic transmission which constitutes a part of a power transmitting path between the drive power source and drive wheels and in which a shifting action is performed by selective engagement of a plurality of coupling devices, and an electric storage device giving/receiving electric power to/from the motor/generator, the control apparatus comprising: a hybrid control portion configured to control an input torque to the automatic transmission by the motor/generator during a shifting action of the automatic transmission on the basis of an output torque of the engine and a transmitted torque of the coupling devices, such that a value representing a rotating state of an input rotary member of the automatic transmission coincides with a target value; a racing determining portion configured to determine whether a rotating speed of the engine is predicted to exceed a predetermined rotating speed when control is provided such that the value representing the rotating state of the input rotary member of the automatic transmission coincides with the target value during a power-on shift-down action of the automatic transmission; and an output limiting portion configured to limit the output torque of the engine to a predetermined torque or less if the rotating speed of the engine is predicted to exceed the predetermined rotating speed during the power-on shift-down action of the automatic transmission.. .
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Method and automatic charging of an electrically powered vehicle

A method and apparatus for automatically charging an electrically powered vehicle are provided. The apparatus comprises a sensor for sensing proximity or presence of the vehicle, and one or more chargers for automatically coupling with corresponding receptacles of the vehicle and charging an onboard electrical storage device (e.g., a battery).

Electric direct drive for aircraft propulsion and lift

The present disclosure provides an apparatus with a prime mover coupled to a generator that is directly electrically coupled to an electric motor. A propeller or fan may be coupled to and driven by the electric motor.
Rolls-royce North American Technologies, Inc.

Electric vehicle

A power storage unit of an electric vehicle includes a first computer that controls a first traction motor, a second computer that controls a second traction motor, and a support member. The power storage unit is disposed behind a seat of the electric vehicle.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Vehicle control apparatus

A vehicle control apparatus includes: a transmission shifting control portion configured to implement a shifting action of a step-variable transmission by controlling a releasing coupling device and an engaging coupling device; a hybrid control portion configured to control an output torque of a first motor/generator and an output torque of a second motor/generator, based on an output torque of an engine and a transmitted torque to be transmitted through an initiative coupling device, such that a rotational acceleration value of the second motor/generator and a rotational acceleration value of the engine are changed along respective target trajectories during the shifting action; and a target-trajectory setting portion configured to set the target trajectories, based on a maximum charging amount of an electric power that is chargeable to an electric power storage device and a maximum discharging amount of the electric power that is dischargeable from the electric power storage device.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems, devices, articles and methods for the partition of items

Systems, devices, articles, and methods for the partition of a plurality of items. A system including at least one processor, a frame, an end-effector coupled to the frame, and a plurality of reception spaces proximate to the end-effector.
Kindred Systems Inc.

Storage device with an organizing system and a luggage system with such a storage device

A storage device with a surface element that is forming an organizer system and that has multiple bag elements and/or reception appliances for receiving bag elements or functional elements arranged at a side of the surface element at a respectively defined position. One bag element is assigned to a content with a certain function, wherein the content of the bag elements represents basic equipment for a user, containing essential items that are to be carried along at all times, and the surface element is embodied so as to be transferrable for optional use in at least one piece of luggage or an item of clothing for definable functions, travel or day sections as a corresponding part of the storage device and can be fixedly attached to the same by means of a retaining appliance..
For The One Luxury Gmbh

Condition responsive indication assembly and method

A wearable communications assembly is worn by a user and includes a wearable device adapted to be worn by an individual in a defined area. A contextual sensor such as an environmental sensor is affixed to the wearable device in a manner such that the contextual sensor senses a condition of the defined area.
Guardhat, Inc.

Ube Industries, Ltd.

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Device and handling data transmissions in a wireless communication system

A first communication device for communicating with a second communication device according to a cellular network/wireless local area network (wlan) radio level integration with internet protocol security (ipsec) tunnel (cwip) comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Server system

The present disclosure provides a server system including a storage server and a host server. The storage server includes a storage device, a first data converting unit and a first data transmitting unit.
Inventec Corporation

Servicing of storage device software components of nodes of a cluster storage system

Described herein are method and apparatus for servicing software components of nodes of a cluster storage system. During data-access sessions with clients, client ids and file handles for accessing files are produced and stored to clients and stored (as session data) to each node.
Netapp Inc.

Systems, methods, and computer readable storage device for delivering power to tower equipment

A cell site includes a tower and a power over ethernet system to power devices on the tower. The power over ethernet system includes a power over ethernet switch and a multiplexing box.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Voltage-regulated power converter module

A voltage-regulated power converter module includes an electrical charge storage device and a semiconductor switch connected thereto and having a collector, a gate and an emitter, in which the collector-emitter path of the semiconductor switch is switched into a current path between first and second alternating-current terminals of the power converter module. The alternating-current terminals can be interconnected through a bypass switch.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Flywheel energy storage device with induction torque transfer

A flywheel energy storage device includes the halbach motor/generator with rolling biphasic coil control, continuously variable torque transfer via magnetic induction and a reluctance magnetic levitation system known as the axial-loading magnetic reluctance device. Electric energy input turns the magnetically coupled rotors of the halbach motor, and torque is transferred to a flywheel through a copper cylinder variably inserted between the halbach magnet rotors.

Managing islanded power systems using battery state of charge and frequency

A battery management system is configured to, in an island mode, cause a frequency adjustment (e.g., by 3 hz) to voltage in the power system based on a state of charge. The frequency adjustment signals assets (e.g., loads, generators, energy storage devices) electrically coupled to a battery system to reduce or increase power.
Unienergy Technologies, Llc

Thermal management of energy storage devices via oscillating heat pipes

A thermal management system for the at least one energy cell. The thermal management system includes a cold plate cell holder comprising at least one energy cell reservoir structured to retain the energy cell(s) and surround at least a first portion of a surface of the energy cell(s), and to thermally cool the energy cell(s).
Thermavant Technologies, Llc

Negative electrode active material for electricity storage devices

Provided is a negative-electrode active material for electricity storage devices that has a low operating potential, can increase the operating voltages of the electricity storage devices, and has excellent cycle characteristics. The negative-electrode active material for electricity storage devices, the negative-electrode active material containing a crystalline phase represented by a general formula rx1r′x2mayoz (where r represents at least one selected from li, na, and k, r′ represents at least one selected from mg, ca, sr, ba, and zn, m represents at least one selected from ti, v, and nb, a represents at least one selected from p, si, b, and al, 0≤x1≤6, 0≤x2≤6, 0<y≤12, and 0.2≤z≤87, but a case where x1=0.5 and x2=0 and a case where x1=1.5 and x2=0 are excluded)..
Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd.

Monolithically integrated thin-film device with a solar cell, an integrated battery, and a controller

A thin-film monolithically integrated solar module with a solar cell, an integrated energy storage device, and a controller may be provided. It may comprise a thin-film solar cell, having at least one solar diode, on a transparent substrate, a thin-film energy storage device, and an electronic controller comprising at least one thin-film transistor above the thin-film energy storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Nanowire supercapacitors and manufacture

A method for the fabrication of h-wo3/ws2 core/shell nanowires and their use in flexible supercapacitor applications. The novel nanowire assemblies exhibit multifold advantages desired for high-performance supercapacitors, including superior material properties and electrode design.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Semiconductor storage device

A semiconductor storage device includes an sram memory cell composed of a drive transistor, a transfer transistor and a load transistor, an i/o circuit that is connected to bit lines connected to the memory cell, and an operating mode control circuit that switches an operating mode of the i/o circuit between a resume standby mode and a normal operation mode, wherein the i/o circuit includes a write driver that writes data to bit lines, a sense amplifier that reads data from the bit lines, a first switch inserted between the bit lines and the write driver, a second switch inserted between the bit lines and the sense amplifier, a precharge circuit that precharges the bit lines, and a control circuit that controls the first and second switches and the precharge circuit according to a signal from the operating mode control circuit.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Lightfield compression using disparity predicted replacement

A display system includes a first storage device to store a first lightfield and a second storage device to store a second lightfield. The first lightfield comprises a two-dimensional array of images, with each image comprising a corresponding two-dimensional array of image tiles, and the second lightfield comprises a compressed representation of the first lightfield.
Google Inc.

Methods and systems to determine virtual storage costs of a virtual datacenter

Methods and systems that allocate the total cost of virtual storage created from hard disk drives (“hdds”) and solid state drives (“ssds”) of server computers and mass-storage devices of a cloud-computing facility are described. The virtual storage is used to form virtual disks (“vds”) of virtual machines (“vms”) comprising a virtual datacenter (“vdc”).
Vmware, Inc.

Systems and methods for predictive in-transit shipment delivery exception notification and automated resolution

A shipping management system includes one or more computer systems coupled to a network and a data storage device. The shipping management system uses one or more ingest modules to collect shipping information from the computer systems of multiple carriers.
Convey Inc.

Drone pre-surveillance

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a storage device, for using a drone to pre-surveil a portion of a property. In one aspect, a system may include a monitoring unit.
Alarm.com Incorporated

Mass storage device memory encryption methods, systems, and apparatus

Mass storage devices and methods for securely storing data are disclosed. The mass storage device includes a communication interface for communicating with a connected host computer, a mass-memory storage component for storing data, a secure key storage component adapted to securely store at least one master secret, and an encryption-decryption component different from the secure key storage component and connected to the secure key storage component and the mass-memory storage component.
Vasco Data Security, Inc.

Electronic apparatus and secure boot method thereof

An electronic apparatus and a secure boot method thereof are provided. The electronic apparatus includes at least two connecting devices and a storage device.
Wistron Corporation

Youth sports program cataloging and rating system

According to a first aspect of the present disclosure, a method of cataloging youth sports is provided that includes: collecting youth sports data, which collecting includes automated electronic searching of the internet for the youth sports data, and storing the collected youth sports data in at least one data storage device; classifying the collected youth sports data, which classifying includes filtering and analyzing the collected data, and populating portions of the collected data into one or more predetermined candidate profiles; evaluating the one or more candidate profiles relative to a threshold, wherein each of the one or more candidate profiles that satisfy the threshold are identified as a validated profile; and publishing the one or more validated profiles in a web-based application accessible over the internet.. .
Tipevo, Llc

Channel switching device, memory storage device and channel switching method

A channel switching device, a memory storage device and a channel switching method are provided. The channel switching device includes a signal analysis module and a switch module.
Phison Electronics Corp.

Server system

The present disclosure provides a server system including a rack, a rack management controller, host devices, storage devices and two signal switches. The rack management controller generates a controlling signal.
Inventec Corporation

Methods and systems for directly mapping a backend block address into a physical address of a caching device

A storage device made up of multiple storage media is configured such that one such media serves as a cache for data stored on another of such media. The device includes a controller configured to manage the cache by consolidating information concerning obsolete data stored in the cache with information concerning data no longer desired to be stored in the cache, and erase segments of the cache containing one or more of the blocks of obsolete data and the blocks of data that are no longer desired to be stored in the cache to produce reclaimed segments of the cache..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Reducing defragmentation in a multi-grained writeback cache

In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method includes selecting a cache block descriptor (cbd) from amongst a plurality of cbds stored to a cache storage device to defragment based on a determination of utilization of a particular fine block descriptor (fbd) having a first size that is allocated to the selected cbd. The cache storage device includes a free pool of fbds having various sizes that is available for use in the plurality of cbds.
International Business Machines Corporation

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device that includes a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory has a plurality of blocks, and each of the blocks has a plurality of pages arranged sequentially along a first direction.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory has a plurality of blocks, and the blocks include a current block and temporary block.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Fault tolerant application storage volumes for ensuring application availability and preventing data loss using forking techniques

A fault tolerant system is described for deploying an application contained in an application storage volume, which may be a virtual disk, on a virtual machine (vm) in a remote desktop environment. The application can be executed on the vm after mounting the virtual disk.
Vmware, Inc.

Data storage system employing a hot spare to proactively store array data in absence of a failure or pre-failure event

A data storage system includes a controller, a hot spare storage device and a plurality of primary storage devices. The controller utilizes the hot spare storage device to mirror only a subset of each stripe of logical pages written across the data storage array, where the subset includes a logical page determined by a write input/output operation (iop) policy.
International Business Machines Corporation

Fault tolerant application storage volumes for ensuring application availability and preventing data loss using suspend-resume techniques

A fault tolerant system is described for deploying an application contained in an application storage volume, which may be a virtual disk, on a virtual machine (vm) in a remote desktop environment. The application can be executed on the vm after mounting the virtual disk.
Vmware, Inc.

Data restoration using allocation maps

A method is described herein. The method includes generating an allocation map for a backup.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Pipeline delay detection during decoding by a data storage device

A method of operation of a data storage device includes inputting data to a decoder of the data storage device. The method further includes sending a command to a memory of the data storage device in response to an indication of a pipeline delay associated with a decoding process to decode the data.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Computer system and computer system control method

A computer including a processor and a memory and a storage device that is connected to the computer and stores data has an fpga that acquires data and an operation command from a control unit that controls reading and writing with respect to a non-volatile semiconductor storage unit to perform a data operation. The computer generates and transmits the operation command from an access request that has been received to the storage device.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and medium

An information processing apparatus includes a first storage device configured to store device data output regularly or non-regularly from a device connected to the information processing apparatus; a second storage device configured to store maintenance report data related to maintenance work performed on the device; and a processor. The processor is configured to evaluate whether the device on which the maintenance work was performed operates normally, based on the device data stored in the first storage device, and the maintenance report data stored in the second storage device, to generate an evaluation result; and send a notice of the evaluation result, to a terminal device connected to the information processing apparatus..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Storage reclamation in a thin provisioned storage device

Some examples described herein relate to reclamation of storage in a thin provisioned storage device. In an example, a determination may be made that storage space provisioned to a logical unit number (lun) by a thin provisioned storage device is freed by a file system managing file system operations in the lun.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Read tail latency reduction

An individual latency indicator is determined for each data storage device (dsd) or memory portion of a dsd storing one or more erasure coded shards generated from an erasure coding on initial data. Each individual latency indicator is associated with a latency in retrieving an erasure coded shard stored in a respective dsd or memory portion.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Memory management method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit

A memory management method, a memory storage device and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The method includes: obtaining a usage status of a first physical unit of a rewritable non-volatile memory module for storing data from a host system; determining a first rule according to the usage status; and performing a first operation according to the first rule.
Phison Electronics Corp.

System and presenting a user interface

Methods and systems are provided for presenting a user interface element for both unlocking an imaging system and initiating a selected operation of the imaging system via a single user input. In one embodiment, an imaging system comprises a touch-sensitive display device, a controller, and a storage device storing instructions executable by the controller to display, via the touch-sensitive display device, a user interface comprising a central user interface element and a plurality of operation indicators positioned around a periphery of the central user interface element and, responsive to user input moving the central user interface element in a direction toward a first indicator of the operation indicators, executing an application or operation associated with the first indicator upon intersecting a selection region for the first indicator..
General Electric Company

Test plate processor using same

A test plate processing system for processing multiple test plates, comprising one or more software controlled processing devices, a liquid handler configured to place a predetermined amount of a test substance on the plate when the cover is in the first position, a software controlled test plate storage device having one or more test plate storage modules configured to house a plurality of test plates, and a software controlled test plate transport device configured to move one or more test plates to and from the test plate storage device. Each of the processing devices can have a working surface and a lifting mechanism configured to move a cover of the test plate between a first position and a second position relative to a plating surface of the test plate, wherein the cover is further away from the plating surface in the first position than in the second position..
Obotics, Llc

Test plate processor using same

A test plate processing system for processing multiple test plates, comprising one or more software controlled processing devices, a liquid handler configured to place a predetermined amount of a test substance on the plate when the cover is in the first position, a software controlled test plate storage device having one or more test plate storage modules configured to house a plurality of test plates, and a software controlled test plate transport device configured to move one or more test plates to and from the test plate storage device. Each of the processing devices can have a working surface and a lifting mechanism configured to move a cover of the test plate between a first position and a second position relative to a plating surface of the test plate, wherein the cover is further away from the plating surface in the first position than in the second position..
Obotics, Llc

Systems and methods for shopping cart tracking

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided herein for tracking shopping cart activity. A system for tracking shopping cart activity comprises a shopping cart system comprises a power generator configured to generate power with a rotation of a wheel system of the shopping cart, a power storage device configured to be charged by the power generator, and a system connector configured to couple with a computer system to provide energy information associated with the charging of the power storage, the computer system comprising: a shopping cart connector configured to couple with the system connection to receive the energy information from the shopping cart system, and a control circuit configured to estimate a distance traveled by the shopping cart system based on the energy information..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Self-charging shopping cart system with power assist

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided herein for shopping cart power assist. A system comprises a pressure sensor device on a handle portion of a shopping cart, a power generator configured to generate power with a rotation of a wheel system of the shopping cart, a power storage device configured to be charged by the power generator, a motor configured to drive the wheel system, and a control circuit.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Reconfigurable playing card devices and related systems and methods

Reconfigurable gaming tables and playing cards, such as card devices including thin, planar display devices, may be in communication with a processing device for randomly selecting card images stored in a data storage device for display on the display devices.. .
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Energy storage device for an exoskeleton

Disclosed herein is a leg exoskeleton configured to aid motion (e.g., walking) of a user in need thereof. In particular, the exoskeleton includes a belt configured to attach the exoskeleton to the waist of a user.
University Of Washington

Target storage device

A target storage device may include a tank configured to store a target that generates extreme ultraviolet light when being irradiated with laser light, a heater connected with the tank and configured to heat the tank, and a radiation member disposed to cover at least a part of the tank connected with the heater and configured to reflect heat radiation from the tank and the heater toward the tank.. .
Gigaphoton Inc.

Device and handling data transmissions after detecting a failure in a wireless communication system

A communication device for handling data transmissions after detecting a failure comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored.
Htc Corporation

Device and handling data transmissions after a handover

A communication device for handling data transmissions after a handover comprises a storage device for storing instructions comprising receiving a first radio resource control (rrc) message configuring a first data radio bearer (drb) and configuring a mapping that a first flow is mapped to the first drb, from a first base station (bs); receiving a first pdu of the first flow or a second flow over a second drb from the first bs; transmitting a second plurality of pdus of the first flow over the second drb in response to the first pdu; receiving a handover command from the first bs; performing a handover to a second bs in response to the handover command; and transmitting a third plurality of pdus of the first flow over the first drb to the second bs in response to the handover command, after performing the handover to the second bs.. .
Htc Corporation

Realtime recording of gestures and/or voice to modify animations

Techniques of compressing a number of frames of a presentation generated in a virtual environment per time period. Along these lines, the animations in each chapter of a presentation is expressed in a number of frames.
Google Llc

Methods, systems, and computer readable storage devices for adjusting the use of virtual resources providing communication services based on load

The use of virtual resources providing communication services is adjusted based on load. A determination is made, for a specific number range, whether the virtual telephone number mapping service instances dedicated to the specific number range are being underutilized.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Solid state storage device with command and control access

Several embodiments of memory devices and systems with command and control access are described herein. In one embodiment, a memory device includes a controller having a processor and a memory component operably coupled to the processor.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Charge injection compensation circuit

A charge injection compensation circuit compensates for charge injection by a field-effect transistor (fet) switch regardless of a supply voltage. The charge injection compensation circuit includes a main switch that injects charge into an electronic circuit when switched off, and a charge storage device that stores the injected charge until it can be dissipated to a dissipating node.
Analog Devices Global

Method and control of pulsed power in hybrid energy storage module

A hybrid energy storage system is configured to control pulsed power. A first dynamo-electric machine is coupled to an inertial energy storage device and has multiple input stator windings configured to accept input power from a source.
Raytheon Company

Mobile variable power system and method

A mobile energy storage apparatus comprised of: a. At least one variable energy control device which converts dc to dc, ac to dc and dc to ac and b.

Bi-directional low voltage dc to ac inverter

In at least one embodiment, a bi-directional power conversion device including a dc/dc converter, an inverter, and a bi-directional store device is disclosed. The dc/dc converter is configured to generate a first direct current (dc) output in response to a first dc input in a consumer mode and to receive a second dc input to power the low voltage zone in a vehicle charge mode.
Lear Corporation

Power supply control device, power supply system, power supply control method, and program

A power supply control device includes an soc schedule generation unit configured to generate an soc schedule indicating a change in an soc of a power storage device in a first period when a power supply system including the power storage device is operated such that an soc of the power storage device does not fall outside of a predetermined range, an operation schedule generation unit configured to generate an operation schedule of the power supply system in a second period which is a period within the first period on the basis of the soc schedule and a control command unit configured to generate a control command of the power supply system on the basis of the operation schedule.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Voltage-enhanced energy storage devices

The present disclosure provides an energy storage device comprising at least one electrochemical cell comprising a negative current collector, a negative electrode in electrical communication with the negative current collector, an electrolyte in electrical communication with the negative electrode, a positive electrode in electrical communication with the electrolyte and a positive current collector in electrical communication with the positive electrode. The negative electrode comprises an alkali metal.
Ambri Inc.

Rugged, gel-free, lithium-free, high energy density solid-state electrochemical energy storage devices

Described are solid-state electrochemical energy storage devices and methods of making solid-state electrochemical energy storage devices in which components of the batteries are truly solid-state and do not comprise a gel. Nor do they rely on lithium-containing electrolytes.
Space Charge, Llc

Lithium-ion mixed conductor membrane improves the performance of lithium-sulfur battery and other energy storage devices

A lithium ion mixed conduction membrane includes an optional polymeric binder and a partially lithiated ion conductive material having lithium ion conductivity and electrical conductivity dispersed within the polymeric binder that is capable of improving the performance and cycle life of lithium-sulfur rechargeable batteries and other batteries exhibiting the polysulfide shuttle. One or more lithium ion conduction membranes are placed between the positive and negative electrodes, or adjacent to the negative electrode of a battery and in particular, of a lithium sulfur battery..
University Of Southern California

Negative electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electrically driven vehicle, electrical storage device, and electric power system

Provided is a battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material layer including a negative electrode active material and a binding agent.
Sony Corporation

Semiconductor storage devices

A semiconductor storage device includes a circuit substrate. The circuit substrate includes a main body and a connection tab connected to a side of the main body.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Capacitive energy storage device

Capacitive energy storage devices (cesds) are disclosed, along with methods of making and using the cesds. A cesd includes an array of electrodes with spaces between the electrodes.
Carver Scientific, Inc.

Multilayered electrode and film energy storage device

The present disclosure provides a multilayered electrode comprising an electro-conductive layer and at least one protective layer located on one side of the electro-conductive layer and selected from the list comprising a field-planarization layer, a tunneling injection blocking layer and a coulomb blocking layer.. .
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Storage device including repairable volatile memory and operating the same

A storage device including repairable volatile memory and a method of operating the same are provided. The storage device includes a non-volatile memory storing user data, a volatile memory buffering the user data and performing a test for detecting a defective cell on a volatile cell array at an idle time of the storage device, and a controller controlling the volatile memory to perform the test at an idle time and storing test information including a test result or a test history in the non-volatile memory..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage device operating differently according to temperature of memory

A storage device includes memories and a controller. The controller controls first and second program operations on the memory.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and buy-side order matching

Techniques for buy-side order matching in the trading of financial instruments using a centralized matching engine having one or more storage devices including rules and order parameters for a plurality of buy-side parties. The centralized matching engine includes one or more transmitters and receivers communicatively coupled to a network and one or more processors operatively coupled to the one or more storage devices and the one or more transmitters and receivers.
Fidessa Plc

Systems and methods for tamper-resistant verification of firmware with a trusted platform module

Embodiments disclosed herein describe systems and methods for tamper-resistant verification of firmware with a trusted platform module. Embodiments may be configured to ensure the integrity of computer system firmware while still allowing reprograming of nonvolatile storage devices with arbitrary information..

Methods and apparatuses for digital content protection

A method for digital content protection comprises generating a plurality of frame keys, retrieving a plurality of frames from digital content, and at least one of encrypting and decrypting the digital content with a different frame key that dynamically changes for each frame of the plurality of frames. A storage device comprises a computer-readable medium including encrypted digital content stored thereon, wherein the encrypted digital content is encrypted with a frame key that is different for each frame of the encrypted digital content.
Sk2tech, Llc

User configurable radio

Playlists comprising media objects can be modified by adding personalized supplemental media objects that can provide a customized entertainment experience. As an example, an application can overlay a playlist on a consumer's device and can call a user-configurable rules engine that can select a supplemental media object (e.g., a pre-recorded and/or dynamically synthesized media file) that is to be played with the media objects.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Prediction data generation device and vehicle control device

A prediction data generation device includes a storage device and a processor, and generates prediction data in which a node of a directed graph is defined and a link of the directed graph is defined by a transition of the node. The prediction data is used as an input of a transition prediction process predicting a transition of the node.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a memory device including a plurality of memory regions; and a controller suitable for selecting one or more candidate memory regions among the plurality of memory regions based on erase counts of the plurality of memory regions, determining an adjustment value based on the number of the candidate memory regions, selecting victim memory regions by the number that is equal to or less than the adjustment value among the candidate memory regions, and performing a garbage collection operation to the selected victim memory regions.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Virtual machine-based data transmission method, apparatus and system

The present application discloses a virtual machine-based data transmission method, apparatus and system. The method includes: generating, by a debug bridge executable program of a service terminal device, a debug bridge data packet; receiving, by a virtual host of the service terminal device, the debug bridge data packet through a pre-created virtual storage device; caching, by the virtual host, the debug bridge data packet to generate feedback information; and returning, by the virtual host, the feedback information to the debug bridge executable program, such that the debug bridge executable program sends a newly generated debug bridge data packet to the virtual host, wherein the debug bridge data packet is transmitted by the service terminal device to a target terminal device..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Preventing corruption by blocking requests

A method and system for managing communication connections in a virtualization environment implemented by a cluster of host machines, each of the host machines comprises a hypervisor, at least one user virtual machine (uvm), a connection manager, and an i/o controller. The system includes a virtual disk accessible by all of the i/o controllers and comprising a plurality of storage devices.
Nutanix, Inc.

Identifying entities in a virtualization environment

In one embodiment, a system includes host machines that form elements of the virtualization environment, and that include a hypervisor, a user virtual machine (uvm), a connection agent, and an i/o controller. The system further includes a virtual disk comprising a plurality of storage devices, the virtual disk being accessible by all of the i/o controllers.
Nutanix, Inc.

Image forming system

An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and a management server. The image forming apparatus reads a surface image of an id card, outputs a copy print including the id card surface image and address information that indicates an address in a management domain managed by the management server, and transmits card copy information including the id card surface image and the address information to the management server together with a registration request.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Method, device, and system for controlling data read/write command in nvme over fabric architecture

A control device for a non-volatile memory express (nvme) over fabric architecture is provided. The control device comprises a network adapter and a processor coupled to the network adapter by a bus.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Data storage backup management method

A computer-implemented method to store data may include writing data to at least one of a database or one or more local storage devices. The method may also include generating redundancy information for the data.

Data protection of flash storage devices during power loss

Data writing to a plurality of pages included in a solid state drive (ssd) is initiated. A power loss is detected while there is at least one page amongst the plurality of pages that is at least partially unwritten.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Storage device configured to perform two-way communication with host and operating method thereof

A storage device includes a controller that is configured to perform two-way communication with a host. The controller generates a plurality of requests including first requests and second requests associated with the host.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and dynamically allocating storage resources to compute nodes

Provided are a method, system, computer readable storage medium, and switch for configuring a switch to assign partitions in storage devices to compute nodes. A management controller configures the switch to dynamically allocate partitions of at least one of the storage devices to the compute nodes based on a workload at the compute node..
Intel Corporation

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 including a command processor configured to analyze a logical block address (lba) command and a key-value command, one or more logical processors, coupled to the interface control unit, configured to execute the lba command, the key-value command, or a combination thereof, and a non-volatile storage, coupled to a logical processor, configured to execute the lba command and the key-value command independently or concurrently; wherein: the logical processor is 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.

Methods for controlling data transfer speed of a data storage device and a host device utilizing the same

A host device coupled to a data storage device via a predetermined interface includes a processor and a signal processing device. The processor accesses data stored in the data storage device via the predetermined interface.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Storage control device, storage system and method

A storage control device configured to control a storage device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to receive a request of writing of data from an information processing device, assign a unit memory area in the storage device in response to the request of writing, determine whether a sequential format processing is to be executed on the unit memory area based on continuity of logical addresses designated by the request of writing, and determine a timing to execute the sequential format processing on the unit memory area based on a number of commands per unit time to the storage device when the sequential format processing is determined to be executed on the unit memory area.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Storage device and control the same

According to one embodiment, a storage device includes a nonvolatile memory and a controller. The controller includes a host interface control circuit and a memory interface control circuit.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Methods for controlling data transfer speed of a data storage device and a host device utilizing the same

A data storage device coupled to a host device via a predetermined interface includes a memory device, an sram, and a controller. The controller is coupled to the memory device and the sram.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Storage system comprising a communications port for charging an electronic device

A storage system including a storage device comprising a media configured to store data, wherein the storage device is configured to be in a first operating mode or a second operating mode comprising a reduced power mode relative to the first operating mode, a communications port configured to connect to an electronic device, the communications port comprising one or more data lines configured to communicate data to the electronic device and to configure power supplied to the electronic device, and one or more controllers. The one or more controllers are configured to control an operation of the storage device, communicate data to the electronic device using the one or more data lines when the storage device is in the first operating mode, and configure power supplied to the electronic device using the one or more data lines when the storage device is in the second operating mode..
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Power-preserving communications architecture with long-polling persistent cloud channel for wireless network-connected thermostat

Methods and systems facilitate network communications between a wireless network-connected thermostat and a cloud-based management server in a manner that promotes reduced power usage and extended service life of an energy-storage device of the thermostat, while at the same time accomplishing timely data transfer between the thermostat and the cloud-based management server for suitable and time-appropriate control of an hvac system. The thermostat further comprises powering circuitry configured to: extract electrical power from one or more hvac control wires in a manner that does not require a “common” wire; supply electrical power for thermostat operation; recharge the energy-storage device (if needed) using any surplus extracted power; and discharge the energy-storage device to assist in supplying electrical power for thermostat operation during intervals in which the extracted power alone is insufficient for thermostat operation..
Google Llc

Adjustment system for machining parameter and machining parameter adjustment method

A adjustment system for machining parameter includes a storage device and a processor. The processor includes a mapping module and a prediction module.
Institute For Information Industry

Electrochemical energy storage devices

An energy storage device includes a cathodic material in an activated state; and an anodic material in an activated state; wherein: the cathodic material is a viologen covalently attached to, or confined within, a first polymer matrix, the first polymer matrix is configured to prevent or minimize substantial diffusion of the cathodic material in the activated state; and the anodic material is a phenazine, a phenothiazine, a triphenodithiazine, a carbazole, a indolocarbazole, a biscarbazole, or a ferrocene covalently attached to, or confined within, a second polymer matrix, the second polymer matrix is configured to prevent or minimize substantial diffusion of the anodic material in the activated state.. .
Gentex Corporation

Operating component

An operating component has a sensor device for recording measurement values and a communication device for transmitting a status report. A data storage device stores the recorded measurement values and a status estimation device determines an operating status with the aid of the recorded measurement values..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Detection apparatus and detection method

A detection apparatus improves abnormality detection accuracy after start of an inspection operation while reducing the amount of work that is done before the start of the operation. The apparatus includes an object characteristic storage device that stores a parameter indicating a characteristic of an abnormal object, an object detection unit that detects an abnormal object candidate from image information by using the parameter, an object storage unit that stores the abnormal object candidate, an object display unit that displays the abnormal object candidate stored in the object storage unit, a calibration input unit that receives input of calibration information on the abnormal object candidate, and, based on the calibration information, corrects the abnormal object candidate stored in the object storage unit, and an object characteristic calibration unit that calibrates the parameter stored in the object characteristic storage device, based on the calibration information received by the calibration input unit..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Method and system for exhaust heat recovery

Methods and systems are provided for exhaust gas heat recovery using a bottoming cycle comprising an exhaust heat exchanger. In one example, a method may include maintaining a target thermal energy input to the heat exchanger by opportunistically flowing exhaust through the heat exchanger after storing a portion of thermal energy from the exhaust in a thermal storage device or prior to flowing exhaust through the heat exchanger, heating the exhaust by drawing thermal energy from the thermal storage device..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Low pressure fluid storage technique for a high pressure application

A technique for pre-storing an application fluid in coiled tubing for use in a downhole application. The technique includes filling the coiled tubing with the application fluid in a manner that utilizes pressures substantially below that of the pressures utilized in the downhole application itself.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Construction machine and program-rewritable system equipped with same

To prevent abnormal termination of a program rewriting process performed when an engine is stopped. A construction machine includes: an engine (13); an alternator (14) for generating an electric power by a power of the engine (13); an electric storage device (15) for storing the electric power generated by the alternator (14); a controller (12) for storing a currently used program, and performing a rewriting process of rewriting the currently used program with a renewal program using an electric power from the electric storage device (15) when the engine (13) is stopped; and a charge amount detection section (18e) for detecting a charge amount of the electric storage device (15).
Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Method and operating a power system architecture

A method and apparatus for operating a power system architecture including an electrical power storage system, a power distribution bus selectively connected with the electrical power storage device, a hydraulic pump selectively connected with the electrical power storage device and a controller module communicatively connected with the electrical power storage system and the hydraulic pump.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Limited

An energy harvesting power-assist light vehicles

Disclosed is an energy harvesting power-assist system and method for human powered light vehicles. The power-assist system comprises a drive mechanism, one or more motor/generators and a high capacity storage device.

Hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an electronic control unit configured to switch a use mode between a first use mode in which an owner of the hybrid vehicle is a user and a second use mode in which any of persons other than the owner is the user. The hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a first mg, an electric power storage device electrically connected to the first mg, and the electronic control unit.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including an engine; a first motor configured to generate reverse voltage by rotation; a planetary gear mechanism configured to have three rotational elements connected with a drive shaft coupled with an axle, the engine and the first motor; a second motor configured to input and output power from and to the driveshaft; first and second inverters configured to drive the first and second motors respectively; and an electric storage device, a first control controlling a rotational speed of the engine such that a first electric current to flow through the electric storage device is maximized in a state of gate interruption of the first and second inverters is executed at the time of an evacuation travelling being performed when an on operation of an accelerator is performed during an inverter failure in which the first and second inverters cannot be normally actuated.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle and charging the same

A vehicle includes an inlet configured to be able to receive electric power to charge a power storage device from a charging apparatus or a charging station. An ecu is configured to perform second charging control for causing a power converter to reduce charging current into the power storage device when a voltage of the power storage device is higher than a predetermined voltage, as compared with when a voltage thereof is lower than the predetermined voltage.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid energy storage

A system includes a first energy storage device, a second energy storage device coupled to the first energy storage device and charged via a charging current from the first energy storage device, a power controller having a processor, a memory coupled to the processor and on which charging current instructions are stored, and a converter coupled to the processor and directed via switch control signals from the processor, and an output terminal via which power is provided to a load of the system. The converter is disposed between the first energy storage device and the output terminal.
Clemson University Research Foundation

Vehicle

A vehicle includes: a solar panel; a power storage device configured to store electric power generated by the solar panel; and a control device configured to control charging and discharging of thee power storage device such that a state of charge of the power storage device is in a range between an upper limit value and a lower limit value. The control device is configured to set the upper limit value to be larger when an external power supply mode in which the electric power generated by the solar panel is supplied to the outside of the vehicle via the power storage device is selected than when the external power supply mode is not selected..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle

There is provided a hybrid vehicle comprising an engine; a first motor configured to generate a reverse voltage by rotation; a planetary gear mechanism configured such that three rotational elements are respectively connected with a driveshaft coupled with an axle, with the engine, and with the first motor; a second motor configured to input and output power from and to the driveshaft; a first inverter configured to drive the first motor; a second inverter configured to drive the second motor; a power storage device; and a converter placed between the power storage device and the first inverter along with the second inverter. In an evacuation travel with an accelerator-on operation during an inverter failure, the hybrid vehicle shuts off gates of the first inverter and the second inverter, controls a rotation speed of the engine such as to rotate the first motor at a predetermined rotation speed, and controls a voltage of a second power line such as to maximize an inter-line current that flows from the second power line to a first power line via the converter..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems, devices, articles and methods for the partition of items

Systems, devices, articles, and methods for the partition of a plurality of items. A system including at least one processor, a frame, an end-effector coupled to the frame, a conveyor, a buffer area proximate to the end-effector and overlying at least a part of the conveyor.
Kindred Systems Inc.

Exercise training system

An exercise training system for facilitating tempo-based exercising using a computing device. The system includes a music library module having a plurality of selectable music files stored in a data storage device.

Configuring surgical system with surgical procedures atlas

A surgical method is provided for use with a teleoperated surgical system (surgical system), the method comprising: recording surgical instrument kinematic information indicative of surgical instrument motion produced within the surgical system during the occurrence of the surgical procedure; determining respective kinematic signatures associated with respective surgical instrument motions; producing an information structure in a computer readable storage device that associates respective kinematic signatures with respective control signals; comparing, during a performance of the surgical procedure surgical instrument kinematic information during the performance with at least one respective kinematic signature; launching, during a performance of the surgical procedure an associated respective control signal in response to a match between surgical instrument kinematics during the performance and a respective kinematic signature.. .
Intuitive Surgical Operation, Inc.

Negative electrode composition for electric storage device, negative electrode including the composition, electric storage device, and producing negative electrode for electric storage device

Provided is a method for producing a negative electrode for an electric storage device, the method comprising the steps of: preparing a negative electrode composition comprising a negative electrode active material that reversibly carries a sodium ion, metal sodium, and a liquid dispersion medium for dispersing them; allowing a negative electrode current collector to hold the negative electrode composition; evaporating at least part of the liquid dispersion medium from the negative electrode composition held by the negative electrode current collector, thereby giving a negative electrode precursor comprising the negative electrode active material, the metal sodium, and the negative electrode current collector; and bringing the negative electrode precursor into contact with an electrolyte having sodium ion conductivity, thereby doping the negative electrode active material with sodium eluted from the metal sodium.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Centralized metadata retrieval

Centralized metadata retrieval is presented herein. A method can include receiving, by a system comprising a processor, electronic program guide metadata from a network storage device of a data streaming service; storing, by the system, the electronic program guide metadata in a local storage device of the system; and in response to receiving a program guide based request from a satellite receiver device corresponding to the data streaming service, retrieving, by the system, a portion of the electronic program guide metadata corresponding to the program guide based request from the local storage device, and sending, by the system, the portion of the electronic program guide metadata directed to the satellite receiver device for facilitating a display, via the satellite receiver device, of content corresponding to the portion of the electronic program guide metadata..
The Directv Group, Inc.

Printing apparatus, control the same, and storage medium

Upon occurrence of an interruption factor before image data for one page of a target document has been stored in a storage device, a printing apparatus performs control to store specific data in a storage area of the storage device in which the remaining image data of the target document is to be stored. In a case where an interruption factor occurs before image data for one page of the target document has been stored in the storage device, the printing apparatus performs printing based on the image data of the target document and the specific data stored in the storage device..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing system, information processing terminal, and information processing method

An information processing system is provided that includes a cloud server and an information processing terminal. The cloud server includes a storage device storing a program for using a cloud service and account information of a cloud account registered with the cloud service, and a first processor that manages execution of an authentication process for controlling access to the cloud service.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

System and on-demand network communication

A network system configured to provide software defined networking is described. The network system comprises networking hardware such as network controllers, memory and other storage devices, and processors.
Cloudsmartz, Inc.

Secure communication between server device and clients utilizing strong physical unclonable functions

A client device is fabricated using a semiconductor fabrication process. One or more uncontrollable random physical processes in the semiconductor fabrication process can cause small differences between the client device and other client devices.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Power storage device

Battery cells are disposed apart from each other in a housing of a battery module included in a power storage device. In the battery module, a partition member is provided that divides a space in the housing into a high temperature region, which contains battery cells located centrally in a disposal direction of the battery cells, and a low temperature region, which contains battery cells located at end portions in the disposal direction of the battery cells.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Power storage device, cell, balance operation method, and program

A power storage device includes: a plurality of series-connected battery cells (311); a balance circuit (112) that is provided for each of the plurality of battery cells (311), and is connected with corresponding one of the battery cells; a first temperature sensor (111) that is provided for every one or more of the balance circuits (112), and measures a temperature of a corresponding balance circuit (112); and a control unit (121) that stops an operation of the corresponding balance circuit (112) when a first measured temperature measured by the first temperature sensor (111) is equal to or more than a first upper reference temperature, and restarts an operation of the corresponding balance circuit (112) when the first measured temperature becomes equal to or less than a first lower reference temperature that is lower than the first upper reference temperature after an operation of the corresponding balance circuit (112) is stopped.. .
Nec Corporation

Embedded non-volatile memory with side word line

A storage device includes a semiconductor substrate, a control gate, a word line, a dielectric layer, a charge storage nitride layer, and a blocking layer. The semiconductor substrate has a source region and a drain region.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Nonvolatile memory device generating loop status information, storage device including the same, and operating method thereof

A nonvolatile memory device includes a cell array comprising memory cells; a voltage generator that provides a program or verification voltage to a word line of memory cells selected from the memory cells; a page buffer that transfers write data to be programmed in the selected memory cells through bit lines and to sense whether the selected memory cells are programmed to target states, based on the verification voltage; and a control logic that controls the voltage generator such that the program voltage and the verification voltage are provided to the word line in units of multiple loops during a program operation, the control logic including a loop status circuit that detects values of state pass loops associated with the target states from a sensing result of the page buffer and determines whether the program operation is successful, based on the values of the state pass loops.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Failure detection circuitry for address decoder for a data storage device

A data storage device can detect for a failure in decoding of an x-bit row address and/or a y-bit column of an (x+y)-bit address. The data storage device decodes the x-bit row address and/or the y-bit column address to provide wordlines (wls) and/or bitlines (bls) to access one or more cells from among a memory array of the data storage device.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Vehicle tutorial sending vehicle tutorial to tutorial manager device

A vehicle tutorial system includes a data storage device having at least one vehicle tutorial, an on-board identification sensor, an on-board vehicle communication device, a tutorial manager device located in a cloud computer and/or the remote device, and an on-board vehicle controller. The on-board vehicle controller is programmed to identify the user of the vehicle based on information from the on-board identification sensor, select the vehicle tutorial, select the remote device associated with the user of the vehicle, offer the vehicle tutorial to the user at a first time, and upon the user declining the offer at the first time, send the vehicle tutorial to the tutorial manager device.
Nissan North America, Inc.

Product replacement system

A system is described that includes a marker on a product being purchased at a point of sale. This marker provides the information on the product, but also its estimated replacement date.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Object recognition device

An object recognition device according to an embodiment includes a camera that captures an image of an imaging area. A storage device stores, for each of a plurality of registered objects, dictionary feature information for identifying the corresponding object and dictionary boundary information for identifying an actual boundary area of the corresponding object.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Processing device, processing method, and information storage device

A processing device includes a processor including hardware. The processor is configured to implement an image acquisition process of acquiring a tissue image obtained by capturing an image of a tissue and a process of determining a property of the tissue image acquired, and setting a plurality of identification criteria for identifying a state of the tissue as a normal state or an abnormal state, based on the tissue image and the property of the tissue image..
Olympus Corporation

Calculation compressed air-flow rate, calculation device thereof, and storage medium

A compressed air-flow rate calculation method of the present disclosure includes storing, in a storage device, time series data of a compressed air-flow rate used in each of plurality of production facilities during an operation period, and performing simulation. Simulation includes generating, for each of the plurality of production facilities, time series data on the compressed air-flow rate in each of the production facilities during a prescribed period by acquiring from the storage device the time series data on the compressed air-flow rate in each of the production facilities during the operation period, whenever operation start timing is determined to have come in each of the production facilities.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Auto-generation of key-value clusters to classify implicit app queries and increase coverage for existing classified queries

A system and method of generating and using key-value clusters to classify and return app queries is provided. The system includes a computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Control device, storage system and method

A control device includes a cache memory configured to store a first, a second, a third and a fourth list, each of the first, the second, the third and the fourth list storing information indicating data stored in the cache memory, and each of the first, the second, the third and the fourth list being managed under a lru algorithm, and when first data stored in the storage device is accessed, register first information indicating the first data into the first list, and when the first data is stored in the storage device, register second information indicating the first data into the second list, a processor coupled to the memory and configured to receive a first request for reading the first data, and based on the first request, move the first information from the first list to the third list, while remain the second information in the second list.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Storage device supporting byte accessible interface and block accessible interface and electronic system including the same

An electronic system includes a host device and a storage device. The storage device includes a first memory device that is accessed by the host device by units of a byte through a byte accessible interface and a second memory device that is accessed by the host device by units of a block through a block accessible interface.

Data storage device and operating method therefor

A hybrid data storage device. In addition to a non-volatile memory, the hybrid data storage device has a volatile memory.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Data storage method and data recovery data storage device, and data storage device using the same methods

A data storage method includes steps of: selecting an active block to store data from a host; determining whether a power drop/loss event has occurred; when it is determined that a power drop/loss event has occurred, recording an index of the active block and an index of a last data-containing page in the active block; generating a primary f2h mapping table; and writing the primary f2h mapping table, the index of the active block and the index of the last data-containing page into a designated block. A data storage device and a data recovery program are also provided..
Silicon Motion, Inc.

File system streams support and usage

A file system is provided with awareness of “streams” on an ssd to enable more efficient storage of files and other data on the ssd. The file system may be configured to receive a first request from an application to associate a file with a particular stream identifier available on a storage device, intercept one or more subsequent requests to write data to the file, associate the one or more subsequent requests with the stream identifier, and instruct a storage driver associated with the storage device to write the requested data to the identified stream..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Technologies for data deduplication in disaggregated architectures

Technologies for providing data deduplication in a disaggregated architecture include a network device. The network device is to receive, from a compute sled, a request to write a data block to one or more data storage sleds and determine, for each of one or more data sub-blocks within the data block and from deduplication data indicative of physical addresses of data sub-blocks, whether each data sub-block is already stored in a data storage device of a data storage sled.
Intel Corporation

Controller and storage device including controller and nonvolatile memory devices

A storage device includes nonvolatile memory devices arranged in groups, and a controller connected with the groups respectively through channels. The controller is configured to generate an access request for a nonvolatile memory device among the nonvolatile memory devices, and transmit, based on the access request, access requests respectively to two or more groups, among the groups, respectively through two or more channels, among the channels..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Hybrid storage device, computer, control device, and power consumption reduction method

A hybrid storage device includes a controller, a volatile storage unit, and a non-volatile storage unit. When the hybrid storage device is in a first working mode, the volatile storage unit is in an enabled state, and the non-volatile storage unit is in a disabled state; when the hybrid storage device is in a second working mode, the non-volatile storage unit is in an enabled state, and the volatile storage unit is in a disabled state.
Fudan University

Tiered storage system, storage controller and tiering control method

According to one embodiment, a tiered storage system includes a first storage device, a second storage device and a storage controller. The storage controller determines, when a range of an access request to a logical unit extends over some of logical extents in the logical unit, that these logical extents are correlated with each other.
Toshiba Solutions Corporation

Data storage device and data processing system

A data processing system includes a host device; and a data storage device suitable for detecting a voltage drop state in the voltage received from the host device, changing a first key received from the host device to a second key when detecting the voltage drop state, generating a cyclical redundancy check (crc) data based on the second key, and transmitting the generated crc data to the host device.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Data movement engine

A memory system of a data processing system includes one or more storage devices and a data rearrangement engine for moving data between memory regions of the plurality of memory regions. The data rearrangement engine is configured to rearrange data stored at non-contiguous addresses in a source memory region into contiguous address in a destination region responsive to a rearrangement specified by a host processing unit of the data processing system.
Arm Limited

Controller and storage device for efficient buffer allocation, and operating the storage device

Disclosed are a controller and a storage device for efficient buffer allocation, and a method of operating the storage device. The storage device includes a non-volatile memory including a plurality of non-volatile memory cells, a buffer including a plurality of storage spaces to be allocated for a plurality of commands fetched from a host, and a storage controller connected to the non-volatile memory via a plurality of channels, the storage controller being configured to store status information corresponding to a workload of each of the plurality of channels and to allocate the buffer for the plurality of commands, the allocation being based on the status information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Computer system and storage device activation control method

Since storage devices are activated in the issuance order of i/o commands, the time required for processing of a plurality of i/o commands based on one or more i/o requests may become long. When issuance destinations of two or more i/o commands are two or more storage devices in a non-activated state from among a plurality of storage devices, a computer system determines an activation order of the two or more storage devices on the basis of two or more i/o quantities which respectively correspond to the two or more storage devices.
The University Of Tokyo

Allocation of memory regions of a nonvolatile semiconductor memory for stream-based data writing

A semiconductor storage device comprises a nonvolatile semiconductor memory with memory regions, threads, and a controller. Each thread includes a buffer region in which write data from a host are stored before the write data are written to one of the memory regions, and the buffer region of each thread is different from buffer regions of the other threads.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storage system

A storage system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a storage device and a storage controller having a memory chip with a magneto-resistant element as a memory element, a memory device having a memory controller for controlling the memory chip, and a processor. The processor may be configured to manage a storage are of the memory chip by dividing the storage area into a storage area used by the processor and a storage area not used by the processor.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Enabling point-in-time-copy target volumes to be primary volumes in cascaded data replication systems

A method for enabling point-in-time-copy target volumes to be primary volumes in pprc relationships is disclosed. In one embodiment, such a method includes reserving, on a first storage device, first resources needed to establish a first point-in-time-copy relationship between a first source volume and a first target volume.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods, systems and computer readable media for intelligent fetching of data storage device commands from submission queues

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for intelligent fetching of storage device commands from submission queues are disclosed. On method is implemented in a data storage device including a controller and a memory.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

System and improving storage device i/o performance

Inventive aspects include an input/output (i/o) interceptor logic section having an i/o interface coupled with a storage stack. The i/o interface may intercept write i/os, read i/os, and flush requests from an application.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Data storage device for a device accessory

An apparatus includes a first interface of an accessory of a wireless device. The first interface is configured to communicate with the wireless device using a wired communication technique.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Startup control for multi-drop transmitters powered by current limited power supplies

A method of operating process variable transmitters configured for sensing within an industrial processing facility connected in parallel to a current loop that receives power from a common power supply. The transmitters include a power accumulator module including an energy storage device including at least one capacitor or a rechargeable battery and a sensor module including a transceiver coupled to a processor having an associated memory that stores a startup sequencing algorithm.
Honeywell International Inc.

Control robot system, and robot system

In a robot system, a data amount of operation information (log) to be transferred or recorded is reduced, thereby enabling the operation information (log) to be transferred or recorded with a low load. The system has a control unit for controlling the operation of a robot of a robot device and transfers a log regarding the robot operation to a managing terminal.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and information processing program

A programmable display device, which is an example of an information processing apparatus, is provided with an access unit configured to access information within an external storage device, a detection unit for detecting an event indicating a phenomenon that has occurred in a production apparatus, and a monitoring unit for monitoring the access destination within the storage device that is referenced by the access unit after a predetermined event is detected by the detection unit, and storing the access destination in a storage device in association with the predetermined event.. .
Omron Corporation

Banknote storage unit

A banknote storage unit comprising: a first tape reel banknote storage device; a second tape reel banknote storage device; and a drive transmission means pivotable between engagement with said first tape reel banknote storage device and engagement with said second tape reel banknote storage device.. .
Innovative Technology Limited

Tool storage device

A tool storage device stores tools and provides a work surface attachable to a railing of a lift. The device includes a top wall extending from a front side of a box to define a seat with a front side of the box.

Hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes: a power generation device including an engine and an electric motor; an electrical storage device configured to exchange electric power with the electric motor; a shift device configured to allow a driver to perform a shift operation for deceleration; and an electronic control unit configured to control the power generation device such that an integral value of braking torque that is output from the power generation device during a period from when depression of an accelerator pedal is released and the shift operation is performed to when a predetermined time elapses in the case where a drive mode is a charge depleting mode is larger than the integral value in the case where the drive mode is a charge sustaining mode.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Truck storage apparatus

Truck storage devices are adapted to convert between a storage configuration and a folded configuration. According to one example, a truck storage device may include a bottom panel with four edges forming a rectangle.

Electric vehicle

An electric control system for an electric vehicle operable in a plurality of modes. The control system includes an electric motor having a plurality of motor coils, an energy storage device providing energy to the electric control system, transistor modules selectively coupling the electric motor to the energy storage device, a connector selectively coupling to an ac power source, a controllable switching device configured to selectively couple the connector to the electric motor; and a microcontroller controlling the switching device to couple the connector to at least one of the motor coils during a detected charging mode, and control one or more of the plurality of transistor modules to couple the motor coil to the energy storage device during the detected charging mode..
Voltu Motors, Inc.

Printer with media storage device

A printer includes a media storage device, a print engine and a media supply system for supplying print media from the media storage device to the print engine. The printer is arranged to print media-related information onto media that are left over in the media storage device after a print process.
Océ Holding B.v.

Detachable food storage system

A storage device, comprising, a first bowl comprising, a side wall having an exterior surface a predetermined height and curvature, a base connected to the side wall, and a first protrusion connected to the side wall distal to the base and extending outward from the exterior surface of the side wall, and a second bowl comprising, a side wall having an exterior surface a predetermined height and curvature and an opening, a base having a top surface connected to the side wall, and a second protrusion extending upwards from the top surface of the base a predetermined distance from the connection of the base and the side wall, wherein the first bowl is sized so that the protrusion is able to fit underneath the second protrusion engaging the first bowl with the second bowl, a spout inserted into the opening in the side wall of the second bowl.. .

Storage device carrier and related systems and methods

A rack enclosure system includes a receiving frame and a carrier. The carrier is configured to capture a storage device and to be slidably received by the receiving frame in a mounting direction.
Seagate Technology Llc

Systems and methods for geo-staging of sensor data through distributed global (cloud) architecture

There is disclosed a method of staging real-time data in proximity to a mobile device. The method includes determining a geographic location associated with the mobile device and identifying a storage device located in proximity to the determined geographic location.
Fedex Corporate Services, Inc.

Determination device through clustering analysis of position history data, method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

According to an embodiment a determination device through a clustering analysis of position history data incudes an estimation unit that, by conducting a clustering analysis on history data of pieces of geographical position information on earth of a plurality of movable bodies that is obtained by a positioning device, based on a horizontal position constituted of a latitude and a longitude and a lapse of time, acquires pieces of area information indicating a characteristic of geographical area in which there is a tendency for the movable bodies to be positioned, the history data being accumulated sequentially in a storage device with pieces of movable body identification information and pieces of timestamp information, and a determination unit that determines whether the movable body is present in a specified point in time and the geographical area, based on the pieces of area information acquired for one of the movable bodies.. .
Yahoo Japan Corporation

Byte alignment in data storage devices

To provide enhanced operation of data storage devices and systems, various systems, methods, and firmware are provided herein. In a first example, a data storage device is presented.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

System and methods for secure data storage

A computer-implemented method for secure data storage is described. In one embodiment, the method may include receiving data at a receiver.
Vivint, Inc.

Network security based on device identifiers and network addresses

Techniques for network security are disclosed. In some implementations, an evaluation module determines whether a network communication from a computing device is allowable.

Method for operating and inverter, inverter, and photovoltaic system

A method for operating an inverter, the dc voltage input of which is connected to a positive pole (pv+) and to a negative pole (pv−) of a pv generator and the ac voltage output of which is connected to an ac grid via a transformer, is disclosed. The method includes determining a potential of the positive pole and/or the negative pole (upv+, upv−) of the pv generator with respect to a ground potential by a monitoring circuit, and selecting a modulation method for controlling power switches of the inverter from a number of modulation methods stored in a storage device of the inverter based on the determined potential (upv+, upv−) such that a voltage stress on components of the pv system arranged on the ac side, with respect to ground, is reduced.
Sma Solar Technology Ag

System and integrating hybrid energy storage into direct current power systems

A modular power conversion device includes at least one first-type energy storage device (esd) configured to induce a first direct current (dc) voltage, and at least one active power link module (aplm) string coupled to the at least one first-type esd. The at least one aplm string includes a plurality of aplms coupled to each other.
General Electric Company

Power storage device

A power storage device includes a plurality of series-connected battery cells and a balance circuit board. The balance circuit board includes: a heat-generating element (1121) that is provided for each of the plurality of battery cells, and is connected with the corresponding battery cell; and a first temperature sensor that is arranged within a range sandwiched between heat-generating elements positioned at both ends in an arrangement direction of a plurality of heat-generating elements (1121)..
Nec Corporation

Power storage device and connection control

The power storage device includes a battery group in which n series circuits c1 (wherein n represents an integer of 2 or greater) are connected in parallel and a battery controller controlling a switching device based on allowable charge/discharge power of the capacitor. The series circuit c1 includes a capacitor and the switching device which are connected in parallel.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Positive electrode active material particle and manufacturing positive electrode active material particle

Positive electrode active material particles that inhibit a decrease in capacity due to charge and discharge cycles are provided. A high-capacity secondary battery, a secondary battery with excellent charge and discharge characteristics, or a highly-safe or highly-reliable secondary battery is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Longitudinal constraints for energy storage devices

A energy storage device for cycling between a charged state and a discharged state, the energy storage device including an enclosure, an electrode assembly and a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte within the enclosure, and a constraint that maintains a pressure on the electrode assembly as the energy storage device is cycled between the charged and the discharged states.. .
Enovix Corporation

Negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte energy storage device

Provided is a negative electrode for a nonaqueous-electrolyte energy storage device containing graphite, non-graphitizable carbon, and a binder. An average particle size of the non-graphitizable carbon is 8 μm or less.
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Selecting a recording mode based on available storage space

A method, system, and computer program product for selecting a recording mode used by audio and/or video input devices on a device. The method includes determining an initial recording mode associated with a live recording on an electronic device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Online gamma adjustment system of liquid crystal

An online gamma adjustment system of liquid crystal panel is disclosed. The system includes a port receiving a gamma encoding for adjusting from an external gamma adjustment device, and generating an enable signal; a storage device storing the gamma encoding for adjusting received by the port according to a voltage level status of the enable signal; a controller selectively reading the gamma encoding from the storage device according to voltage level status of the enable signal; and a gamma register receiving the gamma encoding read by the controller, outputting a gamma voltage corresponding to the gamma encoding read by the controller in order to drive a liquid crystal panel..
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and image processing method

A camera, a storage device, and an image processing apparatus are included. The storage device stores a plurality of captured images that are captured by the camera.
Fujitsu Limited

Method of processing logistics information, logistics information processing server using the same, and logistics managing apparatus using the same

An a logistics information processing server includes a data processor configured to receive environment sensing data collected from at least one environmental sensor disposed in a cargo storage device in which at least one cargo is stored and cargo related information collected from a cargo tag attached to the at least one cargo, and to perform processing by classifying the environment sensing data and the cargo related data into cargo storage environment data, cargo information, and transportation environment information according to data attributes; and a logistics trust index generator configured to generate a logistics trust index indicating a degree of influence exerted on the quality of the cargo from the cargo storage environment data, cargo information, and transportation environment information output by the data processor.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Targeted marketing based on social media interaction

A system and method for providing targeted marketing to a user based on the user's social media interaction. The system includes one or more computing platforms providing computer-automated functionality performing method steps for accepting a digital media and digital media related data from a publisher, generating associated information unique identifiers, monitoring social media networks for member-user rankings of the digital media after it is posted, and communicating to a member-user targeted marketing information based on the user rankings a data storage device persists the digital media, digital media related data, and information unique identifier, which may include a linking hash character, a unique identifier, an account identifier, and/or social media network system-defined elements.
Rewardstyle, Inc.

Systems and methods for protected local backup

Systems and methods for protected local backup. In an illustrative, non-limiting embodiment, an information handling system (ihs) may include one or more processors and a memory coupled to the one or more processors, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the one or more processors, cause the ihs to: receive, via a file system filter driver, a request targeting a file system within a storage device, wherein the file system filter driver is owned by a backup application; and reject the request, via the file system filter driver, in response to the request having been issued by an application other than the backup application..
Dell Products, L.p.

Distributed database management system

A distributed database management system provides a central database resident on a server that contains database objects. Objects, e.g., program guide data, to be replicated are gathered together into distribution packages called “slices,” that are transmitted to client devices.
Tivo Solutions Inc.

Storing a variable number of instances of data objects

Described are systems and methods for storing a variable number of instances of data objects (e.g., 1, 2, 3, or up to n−1 instances, where n is the number of instances of the data object included in primary data) in secondary storage across a data storage network. In some examples, a system for storing a variable number of instances of data objects includes, one or more computing devices storing a set of data objects and multiple storage devices distinct from the one or more computing devices.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Storage system

A storage system includes non-volatile storage devices and a control device. Each of the storage devices is divided into blocks, and data is erased in units of the blocks.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a storage medium including a plurality of memory units; and a controller suitable for performing a state determination operation to first memory units in order of a write sequence until a memory unit stored with an error-correction-failed data when a power supply is restored after an abnormal power-off, skipping the state determination operation to second memory units between the memory unit storing the error-correction-failed data and a pointed memory unit, performing the state determination operation to third memory units after the pointed memory unit in order of the write sequence, and performing a garbage collection operation to the first to third memory units based on a result of the state determination operation.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Service takeover method, storage device, and service takeover apparatus

The present disclosure describes example service takeover methods, storage devices, and service takeover apparatuses. In one example, when a communication fault occurs between two storage devices in a storage system, the two storage devices respectively obtain running statuses of the two storage devices.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Cross-platform virtual machine data and memory backup and resumption

According to certain aspects, a method can include, at a first time, receiving an indication that a virtual machine (vm) residing on a source client computing device will be resumed, where a replicated version of the vm resides on the destination client computing device; performing a backup of first data associated with the replicated version of the vm residing on the destination client computing device; performing a backup of first memory associated with the replicated version of the vm residing on the destination client computing device; and transmitting the backup of the first data and the backup of the first memory for storage in one or more secondary storage devices.. .
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Cross-platform virtual machine data and memory backup and replication

According to certain aspects, a method can include, at a first time, receiving an indication that a virtual machine (vm) residing on a source client computing device will be resumed, where a replicated version of the vm resides on the destination client computing device; performing a backup of first data associated with the replicated version of the vm residing on the destination client computing device; performing a backup of first memory associated with the replicated version of the vm residing on the destination client computing device; and transmitting the backup of the first data and the backup of the first memory for storage in one or more secondary storage devices.. .
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Write method and write storage device

A write method and a write apparatus for a storage device, where the write method includes: acquiring n numerical values that need to be written; determining n bits corresponding to the n numerical values, and information about a stuck-at fault included in the n bits; grouping the n bits into b groups of bits, so that the b groups of bits meet a grouping condition; and correspondingly writing the n numerical values according to information about a stuck-at fault included in each group of bits in the b groups of bits and a numerical value that needs to be written and that is corresponding to the information about the stuck-at fault included in each group of bits in the b groups of bits.. .
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Accumulating application-level statistics in a storage system

Accumulating application-level statistics in a storage system that includes a plurality of block storage devices, including: identifying, from data stored on a block storage device, one or more sub-regions of the data stored on the block storage device that are associated with an application; and compiling, from statistics maintained for each of the one or more sub-regions of the stored data associated with the application, cumulative statistics for the application.. .
Pure Storage, Inc.

Storage system performing data deduplication, operating storage system, and operating data processing system

A storage system performing data deduplication includes a storage device configured to store data received from a host, and a controller configured to receive the data and an index associated with the data received from the host. The controller includes a memory configured to store mapping information and a reference count, the mapping information associating the index received from the host with a physical address of the storage system, the reference count associated with the index received from the host.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Scheduling scheme(s) for a multi-die storage device

A device includes a schedule engine including a mode selection input. The schedule engine has an operating mode based on the mode selection input.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Data storage method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit

A data storage method, a memory storage device and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The method includes: determining a first space in a first physical unit of a rewritable non-volatile memory module; and storing at least part of data stored in at least one physical unit of the rewritable non-volatile memory module to a second space in the first physical unit, and the second space is not belonging to the first space, and the first space is for ensuring that valid data stored in at least one second physical unit among the at least one physical unit can be stored to the first physical unit.
Phison Electronics Corp.

Utilization of a thin provision grid storage array

Provided are a computer program product, computer system, and method for utilization of a thin provision grid storage array. Storage devices are divided into a plurality of slices, wherein each of the slices has a same number of partitions.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic device and application control program both of which are suitable for data backup process and the like

Enablement of backup and restoration of specific data (sd) without creating a new firmware. An electronic device includes a system control, data-acquisition, and data-restoration sections.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Data storage management

A method of managing a plurality of storage devices. The method comprises at a first device connected to the plurality of storage devices via a switch, receiving an indication of a plurality of logical disks, each logical disk being provided by a respective one of the plurality of storage devices.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Storage device including nonvolatile memory device and access nonvolatile memory device

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device, a buffer memory, a controller and a neuromorphic chip. The neuromorphic chip is configured to generate an access classifier based on the access result information and the access environment information.

Storage canister with multiple storage device mounting elements

A storage canister is provided. The storage canister in one example includes an enclosure, multiple hard disk drives (hdds) located within the enclosure, a plurality of mounting elements configured to receive the multiple hdds, wherein each mounting element of the plurality of mounting elements is configured to receive a hdd, a plurality of suspension elements supporting the plurality of mounting elements, with each suspension element of the plurality of suspension elements supporting and providing vibration isolation to a corresponding hdd of the multiple hdds, and an external connector configured to be externally accessible, with the external connector being electrically coupled to the plurality of mounting elements..
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Chemical heat storage device

A chemical heat storage device includes a reactor which has a heat storage material which generates heat by a chemical reaction with a reactive medium and desorbs the reactive medium by heat absorption, and a receptacle which houses the heat storage material therein; a reservoir which stores the reactive medium; a connecting pipe through which the reactor and the reservoir communicate with each other and the reactive medium is allowed to flow between the reactor and the reservoir, wherein the reactive medium is ammonia, the receptacle is made of a metallic material (for example, stainless steel), and at least a portion of an inner surface of the receptacle which comes into contact with the ammonia is formed with a nickel layer containing 90% nickel by mass or more.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Energy storage device and storing energy

An energy storage device for storing energy including: a high-temperature regenerator containing a storage material and a working gas as heat transfer medium for the purpose of exchanging heat between the storage material and the traversing working gas, a closed charging circuit for the working gas, including a first compressor, a first expander, a first recuperator having a first and a second heat exchange duct, the high-temperature regenerator and a pre-heater, wherein the first compressor is coupled to the first expander by a shaft, a discharging circuit for the working gas, and including a switch that selectively connects the high-temperature regenerator to either the charging circuit or the discharging circuit, such that the circuit containing the high-temperature regenerator forms a closed circuit.. .

Electronic lock with selectable power off function

An apparatus and method is disclosed for electronic locks with a selectable power off function. The electronic lock includes an electronic controller disposed within a lock housing and operable to control a state of the lock between locked and unlocked positions.
Schlage Lock Company Llc

Power system for more electric aircraft

Systems and methods for providing power to one or more loads on an aircraft are provided. A power system for an aircraft can include a first fuel cell configured to provide base power to one or more loads on the aircraft.
Ge Aviation Systems Limited

Ship having improved power efficiency

A ship having improved power efficiency is provided. The ship comprises: a power grid; a power cost generator which determines the cost of power; a generator which is connected to the power grid and analyzes the cost of power so as to autonomously determine whether to produce power; an energy storage device which is connected to the power grid and analyzes the cost of power so as to autonomously determine whether to store power; and a load which is connected to the power grid and analyzes the cost of power so as to autonomously determine whether to use power..
Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Illuminated running board

A vehicle includes a running board operable between deployed and undeployed positions. The running board includes a light source.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric motor, generator and battery combination

To accomplish the invention, each individual stator pole winding has its own voltage and amperage matched battery, capacitor or storage device pack or packs and winding system controller or controllers which are signaled for operations and timing for the operation of all the similar other windings in the whole electric motor, generator and battery combination without the necessity of wired interconnection of whole electric motor, generator and battery combination winding electrical power in order to accomplish electric motor, generator and battery combination functions.. .

Insulin pen holder and storage device

An injector pen or medication vial holder and storage device is disclosed. The device includes a base plate having first and second opposing sides.

Food preparation apparatus and method

Disclosed is a food preparation apparatus (100) comprising a food preparation compartment (101); a dielectric sensor (120) in said food preparation compartment, a data storage device (130) storing food seasoning data as a function of a dielectric constant of the food product, said food seasoning data relating to a plurality of condiments to be added to the food product; and a processor arrangement (110) coupled to said dielectric sensor. The processor arrangement is adapted to determine a dielectric property of a food product in the food preparation compartment from sensor data provided by said dielectric sensor; retrieve food seasoning data for the food product corresponding to the determined dielectric property from the data storage device; and, for each condiment of said plurality generate a seasoning instruction signal for adding an amount of said condiment of said plurality to the food product based on the retrieved food seasoning data until all condiments of said plurality have been added to the food product.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Article organization and storage device

A device (e.g. A wallet) for storing article(s) (e.g.

Battery-electric and internal-combustion engine assist hybrid propulsion and implement drive work systems

Provided is a lawn maintenance vehicle including a frame having a first axle and a second axle mounted to the frame. A first drive wheel and a second drive wheel are mounted to the first and second axle.
Mtd Products Inc

Interconnect delivery process

A method for enforcing data integrity in an rdma data storage system includes flushing data write requests to a data storage device before sending an acknowledgment that the data write requests have been executed. An rdma data storage system includes a node configured to flush data write requests to a data storage device before sending an acknowledgment that a data write request has been executed..
Netapp Inc.

Apparatus, system, and protecting against denial of service attacks using one-time cookies

The disclosed apparatus may include (1) a storage device that stores a set of cookies that facilitate authenticating packets received from a node within a network and (2) a processing unit communicatively coupled to the storage device, wherein the processing unit (a) receives at least one packet from the node, (b) identifies a cookie included in the packet received from the node, (c) searches the set of cookies stored in the storage device for the cookie included in the packet received from the node, (d) identifies, during the search of the set of cookies, the cookie included in the packet and (e) protects against a dos attack by authenticating the legitimacy of the packet based at least in part on the cookie included in the packet being identified in the set of cookies stored in the storage device. Various other apparatuses, systems, and methods are also disclosed..
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Collecting domain name system traffic

Examples relate to collecting domain name system traffic. In one example, a computing device may: receive, from a first intermediary network device, a dns query packet that was sent by a client computing device operating on a private network, the dns query packet specifying i) a query domain name, and ii) a source address that specifies the client computing device; store, in a data storage device, a query record specifying the query domain name and the source address specified by the dns query packet; receive, from a second intermediary network device, a dns response packet; determine that the dns response packet specifies a response domain name that matches the query domain name; in response to the determination, extract, from the dns response packet, a resolved address that corresponds to the response domain name; and store, in the query record, the resolved address specified by the dns response packet..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Method and processing operation request in storage system

According to embodiments of the present invention, in a storage system, a switch receives an operation request, where the operation request carries request identification; the switch queries, according to the request identification, a flow table of the switch to obtain a flow table entry matching the operation request; and the switch forwards the operation request to a target storage device among storage devices according to a forwarding rule of the matching flow table entry. By using a characteristic of a sdn, the operation request is processed according to the forwarding rule of the flow table entry of the switch, thereby implementing load balancing of the storage devices and reducing information interaction between the storage devices..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Storage-aware dynamic placement of virtual machines

In one embodiment, a system for placing virtual machines in a virtualization environment receives instructions to place a virtual machine within the virtualization environment, wherein the virtual environment includes a plurality of host machines that include a hypervisor, at least one user virtual machine, and an input/output (i/o) controller and a virtual disk that includes a plurality of storage devices and is accessible by all of the i/o controllers, wherein the i/o controllers conduct i/o transactions with the virtual disk based on i/o requests received from the uvms. The system determines a predicted resource usage profile for the virtual machine.
Nutanix, Inc.

File backups using a trusted storage region

A storage device is divided into a trusted storage region (tsr) and a standard storage region (ssr). A backup and recovery tool (brt) is used to generate a public/private key pair and provide the public key to the storage device.

End-to-end encryption of a block storage device with protected key

A method for protecting an encryption key for a block storage device is provided. The includes reading from a superblock of the block storage device a secure key, referring to a clear key only accessible by a hardware security module, and a type indicator indicating that the secure key refers to the clear key which is only accessible by the hardware security module.
International Business Machines Corporation

Congestion management system and power-system management system for relieving overload of transmission line

A power-system management system and a method thereof, which generally manage congestion of a power system by relieving a power transmission line from being overloaded when the power transmission line is overloaded due to a rapid increase in load or the occurrence of credible accidents in the power system. To relieve the overload of the transmission line, the amount of power generated by a generator may be reduced, energy may be supplied from an energy storage device to the transmission line, or those two methods may be used together.
En Technologies Inc.

Negative electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electrically driven vehicle, electrical storage device, and electric power system

Provided are a negative electrode, a battery, a battery pack, an electronic apparatus, an electrically driven vehicle, an electrical storage device, and an electric power system which are capable of improving cycle characteristics.. .
Sony Corporation

Power storage device

An object is to obtain a power storage device which can prevent infiltration of a fluid such as water through a gas exhaust tube. A power storage device of the present invention includes a power storage case housing battery cells, a gas exhaust tube communicating between the interior and exterior of the power storage case, and an infiltration prevention mechanism unit preventing a fluid from passing through the gas exhaust tube and infiltrating from the exterior into the interior of the power storage case.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Steel foil for electrical storage device container, container for electrical storage device, and electrical storage device

A steel foil for an electrical storage device container, including a steel foil, a metal chromium layer layered on the steel foil, and a hydrated chromium oxide layer layered on the metal chromium layer, in which the concentration of fe from a surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer to a depth of 10 nm is less than 10% by mass, the area ratio of a site having an arithmetic mean roughness ra of 10 nm or more in a visual field of 1 μm at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer is less than 20%, and a site having an arithmetic mean roughness ra of less than 10 nm in a visual field of 1 μm has an arithmetic mean roughness ra of 3 nm or less in a visual field of 1 μm at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer, is adopted.. .
Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.

Storage device for generating trace data and operating the same

A storage device and a method of operating the storage device are provided. The storage device includes a non-volatile memory including a plurality of non-volatile memory cells, a processor configured to control an operation of storing data received from a host in the non-volatile memory, a host interface configured to transmit and receive the data and control signals to and from the host, and a trace module.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Solid state energy storage device

The present disclosure provides a solid state energy storage device, comprising: a first electrically conductive electrode, a second electrically conductive electrode; and at least one metadielectric layer located between the first and second conductive electrodes. The metadielectric layer comprises at least one type of mesogen.
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Magnetic-photoconductive material, magneto-optical data storage device, magneto-optical data storage system, and light-tunable microwave components comprising a photoconductive-ferromagnetic device

The present invention concerns a magnetic-photoconductive material including orientable magnetic moments or spins, the material being configured to generate photo-carriers permitting to orientate or re-orientate the magnetic moments or spins at a material temperature less than the curie temperature (tc) or curie point.. .
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)

Semiconductor storage device

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes: a nand string with a first set of memory cells including a first memory cell; and a second set of memory cells including a second memory cell disposed above the first memory cell. The number of memory cells included in the first set is different from that of memory cells included in the second set.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Hardware automated link control of daisy-chained storage device

In conventional systems with a plurality of ufs devices daisy-chained to a ufs host, a ufs device driver must be able to differentiate among the links, and send either link control messages or data/management (d/m) messages to a ufs host controller. This can make force the ufs device driver to be complicated and error prone.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Information processing controlling information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes: a casing which includes a side plate on each of left and right sides; and a processing apparatus to be mounted in the casing, wherein the processing apparatus includes: a board on which an arithmetic processing device and a storage device are mounted; a rail which is provided on each of the left and right sides of the board and extends in the horizontal direction to make the board slidable; a locking portion which locks the board to the casing; and a detection portion which detects that the board is taken out when the board is taken out from the casing by that locking by the locking portion is released and the board slides against the rails.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Cash dispenser apparatus, checkout system, and cash dispensing method

According to an embodiment, a cash dispenser apparatus includes a cash-to-be-dispensed conveyer device, an informing device, and a controller. The cash-to-be-dispensed conveyer device dispenses cash from the storage device to the outside of the apparatus.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Visual representations of photo albums

Systems and methods for selecting representative photos for a photo album are described. An example computing device may include a display, a logic device, and a storage device storing instructions executable by the logic device to, for each known individual recognized in one or more photos of the album, determine an affinity score for that known individual indicating a connection of that known individual to a) a user of the computing device and b) a context corresponding to the album.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Data retentions

An example computing device includes a data storage device and a controller coupled to the data storage device. The data storage device includes a storage segment.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Intelligent storage device signal transmission method

An intelligent storage device signal transmission method includes steps of: electrically connecting intelligent storage module and electronic device; enabling built-in identification system of intelligent storage module uses numeric identification code to identify system type of electronic device and enabling usb communication protocol channel for signal transmission between intelligent storage module and electronic device so that file system of downloaded app of electronic device can identify file format of intelligent storage module and microprocessor unit of intelligent storage module can define data packet format of data block and then transmit data packet to app of electronic device for data packet resolution. Thus, built-in file system of app of electronic device can identify and solve received data packet and provide file data of resolved data file to data storage software of electronic device for application; and electronic connection between intelligent storage module and electronic device is disconnected after signal transmission is completed..
Power 7 Technology Corp. (shenzhen)

Storage device and operating method performed by the same

An operating method performed by a storage device includes selecting a first task from among a plurality of tasks queuing in a command queue of the storage device, checking a first block to be accessed by the first task using a mapping table loaded to the storage device, determining whether the first block is a read reclaim target or a replacement target, and determining an order of executing the first task depending on whether the first block is the read reclaim target or the replacement target.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Operating data storage device

An operating method for a data storage device is provided. The operating method includes steps of: dividing a mapping table into a plurality of sub-mapping tables; receiving an access command comprising a data address and a command category; determining whether a target sub-mapping table corresponding to the data address has been cached, wherein the target sub-mapping table is one of the sub-mapping tables; and if false, reading and caching the target sub-mapping table from the sub-mapping tables..
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Information processing apparatus and central processing device

An information processing apparatus includes: a central processing device; a storage device that stores a first instruction group and a second instruction group in a storage area to which a predetermined address range in an address space is assigned; and a circuit that executes predetermined arithmetic processing according to an address assigned in the address space. The central processing device includes: a program counter that designates an address; a controller that outputs an address obtained as a result of execution of the first instruction group to the program counter; and a translator including a memory that stores an address assigned to the circuit as a second address, in association with an address used for execution of the second instruction group, the address being a first address, the translator outputting the second address to the program counter when the address output from the controller matches the first address..
Fujitsu Limited

Data management method applicable to data storage device

A memory management method applicable to a data storage device is provided. The memory management method includes steps of: requesting a private memory space from a host; recording a reserved memory space given by the host; dividing a mapping table into a plurality of sub-mapping tables; determining whether a capacity of the reserved memory space is sufficient to store the sub-mapping tables; and if yes, uploading the sub-mapping tables to the reserved memory space via an interface logic..
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Non-intrusive performance monitor and service engine

A method of monitoring a plurality of storage devices using a storage management system includes receiving and analyzing input/output data related to the storage devices and generating a model in response to the monitoring, including the detected input/output data related to at least a first and a second storage device, and where the input/output data includes at least one measurable storage device aspect. The method also includes determining, in response to the generating, that the first storage device is a control storage device, and that the second storage device is to be compared to the first storage device and comparing the input/output data of the second storage device to the first storage device according to the at least one measurable storage device aspect.
Seagate Technology Llc

Handling migration in a virtualization environment

In one embodiment, a system for migrating virtual machines in a virtualization environment includes a plurality of host machines implementing the virtualization environment and a migration controller. Each of the host machines includes a hypervisor, one or more user virtual machines (uvms) and a virtual machine controller.
Nutanix, Inc.

Linked storage system and host system error correcting code

Described herein are enhancements for providing error correction in writing and reading data to and from a data storage device. In one implementation, an encoder matrix is used to generate, for a data set, first error correcting code (ecc) parity data on a host system, and second ecc parity data for tracks on data storage device coupled to the host system.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Storage-aware dynamic placement of virtual machines

In one embodiment, a system for placing virtual machines in a virtualization environment receives instructions to place a virtual machine within the virtualization environment, wherein the virtual environment includes a plurality of host machines that include a hypervisor, at least one user virtual machine, and an input/output (i/o) controller and a virtual disk that includes a plurality of storage devices and is accessible by all of the i/o controllers, wherein the i/o controllers conduct i/o transactions with the virtual disk based on i/o requests received from the uvms. The system determines a predicted resource usage profile for the virtual machine.
Nutanix, Inc.

Distributed iscsi target for distributed hyper-converged storage

A given host machine in a virtualization system having a virtual distributed storage system may receive an iscsi protocol packet from a computer system separate from the given host machine. Processing the iscsi protocol may include accessing distributed storage device (iscsi target) comprising storage connected to the two or more host machines in the virtualization system.
Vmware, Inc.

Securely and reliably transferring startup script

A system for securely and reliably transferring startup script files over a network may include a unified extensible firmware interface (uefi) network stack on a client server wherein the client server requests startup script over the network upon startup of the client server using a secure transfer network protocol and receives over the network the startup script. A computing device may comprise a unified extensible firmware interface (uefi) shell to request a download of startup script, over a network, upon startup of the client server wherein the startup script is staged in a provisioned storage device within the client server to be mounted as local file systems in the client server.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Method and system for managing host memory buffer of host using non-volatile memory express (nvme) controller in solid state storage device

A solid state storage device including a non-volatile memory express (nvme) controller and configured to manage a host memory buffer (hmb) in a host may be provided. The nvme controller may be configured to fetch hmb descriptor entries as part of a feature command from the host, partition the hmb logically into a control buffer partition and a data buffer partition, store the hmb descriptor entries pointing to the control buffer partition within the solid state storage device as an hmb pointer list table, and write-back the hmb descriptor entries pointing to the data buffer partition into the control buffer partition of hmb..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Extent migration in multi-tier storage systems

Migrating data in a tiered storage system. The tiered storage system includes an upper tier with at least one storage device and a lower tier with at least one storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Heterogeneous disk to apply service level agreement levels

In one embodiment, a guest operating system in a host computer receives a write command for a partition in a plurality of partitions of a heterogeneous disk. The heterogeneous disk is mounted in the guest operating system.
Vmware, Inc.

Data writing method and storage controller

A data writing method is provided. The method includes writing a first write data into a first physical sub-unit in a storage device according to a first write command; recording a first meta data corresponding to the first write data into the storage device; writing a second write data into a second physical sub-unit in the storage device; recording a second meta data corresponding to the second write data into the storage device.
Epostar Electronics Corp.

Storage device, computing device including the same, and operation the computing device

A computing device and a method of operating the same are provided. The computing device includes a modem that communicates with an external device, a storage device, an application processor that accesses the storage device, and a switch that selectively provides one of a first communication path connecting the modem and the application processor and a second communication path connecting the modem and the storage device without passing through the application processor..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Command queue for storage operations

Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for queueing commands for storage operations. An apparatus includes a command queue configured to queue storage commands received at a storage device and a controller for the storage device.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Management of block storage devices based on access frequency

A system, method, and computer program product are provided for allocating blocks of memory in a virtual storage device based on access frequency. The method includes the steps of tracking access frequency for a plurality of blocks of memory in a virtual storage device utilizing a heat map and reallocating the plurality of blocks of memory in the virtual storage device among a plurality of blocks of memory in two or more real storage devices based on the heat map.
Scale Computing, Inc.

Dynamic external power resource selection

A computing device has an energy storage device system with one or more energy storage devices. The computing device can be connected to various different power resources (e.g., power sources and/or power profiles) to charge the energy storage device(s).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dynamic energy storage device charging

A computing device has an energy storage device system with multiple energy storage devices. Various different criteria are used to determine which one or more of the multiple energy storage devices to charge at any given time to provide power to the computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dynamic energy storage device discharging

A computing device has an energy storage device system with multiple energy storage devices. Various different criteria are used to determine which one or more of the multiple energy storage devices to discharge at any given time to provide power to the computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Concierge robot system, concierge service method, and concierge robot

A concierge robot system, a concierge service method, and a concierge robot are provided. The system provides an antificial intelligence type of concierge service, and includes: a user interface device that receives an external image and an external voice, and outputs the received image or voice on a screen or by voice; a storage device where a program that provides data through the user interface device based on learning data generated by using a neural network model is stored; and a processor that executes the program, wherein the program includes instructions for recognizing an emotion of a user, identified from the external image based on the learning data, outputting data that represents an emotion according to the emotion recognition to the screen, generating a conversation sentence that corresponds to natural language of web data externally collected through web scraping based on the learning data and outputting it by voice, generating user recommendation data for the identified user based on the learning data, and outputting the user recommendation data on the screen or processing it into natural language and outputting a corresponding conversation sentence by voice..
Roborus Co., Ltd.

Switching state of a mechanical switch

A circuit for monitoring a switching state of a mechanical switch is provided that includes a first mechanical switch configured to couple a high-voltage power storage device to a load, a measuring device that measures a voltage characteristic at the first mechanical switch, the measuring device is being connected to the first mechanical switch via a first measuring resistor such that a voltage drop at the first mechanical switch is measurable over a period of time, an insulation-monitoring unit having a first switchable resistor that can be switched in during measuring such that a voltage divider formed by two or more insulation resistors (r_iso+, r_iso−) of the high-voltage power storage device is modified, and an evaluation device that compares the measured voltage characteristic at the first mechanical switch with a predefined threshold value so that the switching state of the first mechanical switch can be determined.. .
Lisa Draexlmaier Gmbh

Sweat monitoring apparatus and monitoring method

A monitoring apparatus for monitoring a subject (14) is disclosed. The monitoring apparatus comprises a storage device (18) for storing first skin secretion data (27) of the subject.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Method and system for ridesharing management

The disclosed embodiments illustrate method of data processing for ridesharing management. The method includes retrieving multi-tier location data, comprising at least a plurality of clusters, of a geographical area from one or more data storage devices.
Conduent Business Services, Llc

Automatically recommending changes to wheelchair setting based on usage data

A system for recommending changes to a wheelchair configuration setting includes a portable electronic device having at least one sensor collecting a plurality of sensor data corresponding to movement of a wheelchair. One or more processors are coupled to a storage device and a communication interface.
The Governors Of The University Of Alberta

Novel phase change heat storage device

The utility model discloses a novel phase change heat storage device, comprising a housing, wherein the housing is internally provided with a lining; an insulating layer is disposed between the lining and the housing; the lining is internally filled in with a phase change material; a coiled pipe is embedded in the phase change material; the inlet and outlet of the coiled pipe both extend out of the lining and are respectively welded with and communicate with a main water inflow pipe and a main water outflow pipe, so all welds between the coiled pipe and the main water inflow pipe and main water outflow pipe are positioned outside the lining and are not soaked by the phase change material. The lining is provided with at least one partition board; the partition board divides the inner space of the lining into independent spaces such that the phase change material is respectively positioned in the independent spaces divided by the partition board.
Pioneer Energy (jiangsu) Co., Ltd

Phase change heat storage-type electrical water heater

The utility model relates to a phase change heat storage-type electrical water heater, comprising a phase change heat storage device, wherein the phase change heat storage device comprises a housing; the housing is internally filled in with a phase change material; a heat exchange pipe is embedded in the phase change material; the heat exchange pipe has one end connected with a circulating medium inflow pipe and the other end connected with a circulating medium outflow pipe; the circulating medium inflow pipe and the circulating medium outflow pipe are externally connected with a circulating medium backflow pipe there-between; the circulating medium inflow pipe, the heat exchange pipe, the circulating medium outflow pipe and the circulating medium backflow pipe form a circulating system in which a circulating medium flow; the circulating medium backflow pipe is provided with a circulating pump, an electrical heater, a function switching valve and a heat exchanger in turn; and the heat exchanger is provided with a water inlet pipe for heating tap water and a water outlet pipe. Compared with the prior art, the phase change heat storage-type electrical water heater heats water for a long time, has a high yield of hot water, and is safe and reliable..
Pioneer Energy (jiangsu) Co., Ltd

Clothes classifying storage device, washing machine, and control method therefor

Disclosed are a clothes classification and storage device, a washing machine and a control method therefor. The clothes classification and storage device includes a controller, a driving mechanism and at least two clothes accommodating parts, where the driving mechanism is configured to drive the clothes accommodating parts to move under control of the controller and deliver any one clothes accommodating part to a set position for clothes throwing.
Qingdao Haier Washing Machine Co., Ltd.

Torque estimation aircraft, aircraft, and torque estimation program and torque estimation aircraft

A torque estimation apparatus that estimates an available torque of an engine of a helicopter includes: a storage device that stores therein first engine torque data before degradation of engine performance and second engine torque data after the degradation of the engine performance; and a control device that estimates, based on the first and second engine torque data, an available torque, and the control device executes: standardization processing of obtaining and standardizing present engine performance parameter and engine torque; engine performance factor calculation processing of calculating, based on the first and second engine torque data, an engine performance factor from the standardized engine performance parameter and engine torque; and available torque calculation processing of calculating, based on the engine performance factor, an available torque corresponding to present performance of the engine.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Hybrid vehicle

When a hybrid vehicle slides down during a predetermined drive of the hybrid vehicle with disconnection of a first motor and a second motor from a power storage device by a relay, the hybrid vehicle controls the second motor, such that a torque in a direction according to a shift position is output from the second motor by regenerative drive of the second motor and controls the first motor, such that electric power generated by regenerative drive of the second motor is consumed by driving the first motor.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes: an engine, a first motor generator configured to generate electric power using power of the engine; a second mg connected to driving wheels; a power storage device electrically connected to the first mg and the second mg; and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to execute pre-change control of changing an amount of power stored in the power storage device in advance before the hybrid vehicle enters a control target section on a scheduled traveling route and ev priority control of suppressing activation of the engine more when the hybrid vehicle travels in a specific area than when the hybrid vehicle travels in an area other than the specific area.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Charging device having and producing an induction coil

A method is provided for producing an induction coil, in particular for a charging device for the cableless charging of an electrical energy storage device of an electrically driven motor vehicle. At least one coil wire is placed on a carrier fabric in a conductor loop-type coil pattern.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Vehicle

A vehicle is equipped with a power storage device configured to transmit electric power to and from a motor for driving, and a solar power generation system configured to generate electric power using sunlight and to perform solar charging that charges the power storage device with the generated electric power. The vehicle is configured to perform external charging that charges the power storage device with electric power from an external power supply apparatus.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Plant for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional objects

A system (1) for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, comprising one or more working stations (21), which are provided for performing at least one working process in the additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, at least one freely positionable mobile storage unit (2) comprising a rack-like storage device (4) comprising at least one storage room (5) provided for storing at least one powder module (6), especially for the purpose of conveying the powder module (6) between different working stations (21) of the system (1), and at least one driverless, freely movable mobile conveying unit (3) comprising a receiving device (12) provided for receiving at least one mobile storage unit (2) for the purpose of conveying the storage unit (2) between different working stations (21) of the system (1).. .
Cl Schutzrechtsverwal Tungs Gmbh

Inductive vehicle

An inductively powered toy vehicle and an associated track with inductive charging segment. The vehicle may include a secondary coil, a drive motor, an electrical power storage device connected between said secondary coil and said drive motor, and a wireless communications unit.

Idefend Ltd.

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Idefend Ltd.

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Kaneka Corporation

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Online conference system with real-time document transaction platform

A computer-implemented online conferencing transactional platform system comprising an interaction module, a video-conferencing module, and a storage device may allow multiple participants in a video-conference to access, co-browse, collaboratively edit, and sign a transactional document. An interaction module fetches an image of a transactional document and a field identifier for an interactive transactional document element to be filled out from a remotely-connected secure signature api, and displays the image of the document, along with the interactive transactional document element on a webpage interface to a moderator and a signer end user in a video-conference.
Liveoak Technologies, Inc.

Data structure, storage device, server, and data generating method

Conditions corresponding to the type of print medium can be easily acquired when executing a printing process. A first area stores first information related to a print medium for each type of print medium.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Server system, information storage device, and controlling server system

A server system includes: a reception section that receives captured image information and metadata from a terminal device connected to the server system through a network, the captured image information being information about a captured image captured using the terminal device, and the metadata being added to the captured image; an insertion image selection section that selects an insertion image based on the received metadata, the insertion image being an image differing from the acquired captured image; and an image set generation section that generates image set information in which the insertion image is inserted into the captured image information.. .
Olympus Corporation

System, method and computer program product for smart upload automation

Systems, methods, and computer program products for smart upload automation in which actions are automatically performed on a set of digital assets against a target item. In one embodiment, a system includes a network, a server machine, a client machine and a data storage device, each of which is coupled to the network.
Open Text Sa Ulc

Efficient storage of network discovery ranges

A system includes a computing device communicatively connectable with network devices via a network. The computing device has a processor and a storage device storing computer executable code.
American Megatrends, Inc.

Multipath driver cognitive analysis

An aspect includes detecting a recurring intermittent error in a path of a network in a system that includes at least one data transmission port configured for connection to at least one shared data storage device via a plurality of paths of the network. It is determined whether a cause of the recurring intermittent error is a previous path recovery action.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

Provided is an electronic apparatus that prevents leakage of confidential documents and the like that are stored in a storage device. When there is writing of power-supply-mode-switch-request information that is included in a write request from a user-authenticated portable terminal to an nfc tag, a system-control unit instructs a power-supply-control unit to switch to a normal mode based on the power-supply-mode-switch-request information, and when the portable terminal is separated from the nfc tag, instructs the power-supply-control unit to return to the power-supply mode before the instruction..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Multi-level medium-voltage power converter device having an ac output

A modular multi-level power converter device including an ac output, including a modular multi-level dc/ac converter including a plurality of arms in parallel, ends of which define input terminals, each arm including two lines of modules in series, each switching module including a pair of switches in series, mounted on terminals of an energy-storage device, the dc/ac converter adjusting frequency at an output of the converter device. The device further includes a converter including a dc output, including two output terminals connected to the input terminals of the dc/ac converter, the converter including a dc output adjusting amplitude at an output of the converter device, the dc/ac converter further including a mechanism controlling the switches of the modules, which apply a full-wave command to the switches during at least one time interval, the modules of a single line being in a same state simultaneously..
Schneider Toshiba Inverter Europe Sas

Power converter

A power conversion method comprising: charging a plurality of energy storage devices of a power converter from an input power source; and sequentially coupling and decoupling energy storage devices of the plurality of energy storage devices to an output. Charging the plurality of energy storage devices comprises maintaining at least two of the plurality of energy storage devices at substantially different potentials..
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Vehicle-side charging circuit for a vehicle with electric drive, and operating a vehicle-side current converter, and use of at least one winding of a vehicle-side electric machine for intermediate storagectrical machine for buffer

A vehicle-side charging circuit for a vehicle with electric drive. The charging circuit comprises an ac connector, a controlled rectifier which is connected to the ac connector, an electric machine with at least one winding, a current converter which is connected to the electric machine, and an energy-storage-device connector.
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Portable solar power management system

A portable solar power management system includes (i) a solar panel interface to one or more solar panels, (ii) an energy storage interface to one or more energy storage devices, (iii) a charging circuit which routes the electrical currents from the solar panels to the energy storage devices; (iv) a load interface to one or more load devices, the load devices being powered independently on primary and secondary load circuits; and (v) a controller for controlling the operations of solar panel interface, the energy storage interface, the charging circuit, and the load interface. In addition, a secondary load control circuit and a programmable controller may be provided which route the electrical currents from the energy storage devices to the load interface, wherein the programmable controller, based on the sensing signals, also activates and deactivates the secondary load circuit..
We Care Solar

Power storage device

Such a power storage device is structured to have a secondary battery and a charging device; the secondary battery is structured to have a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte disposed between the positive and negative electrodes; in the secondary battery, metal ions are movable between the positive and negative electrodes through the nonaqueous electrolyte, and the positive and negative electrodes are charged/discharged when insertion/extraction reactions of the metal ions are carried out through the nonaqueous electrolyte; the positive and negative electrodes each contain an active-material layer with an average thickness of 0.3 mm or greater, the charging device is electrically connected to the secondary battery, and charges the secondary battery only at a constant current; and when the secondary battery is charged to its end-of-charge voltage by the charging device, its capacity is set to be 80% to 97% of the design capacity calculated from the inherent capacity per unit weight of the positive and negative electrodes.. .

Controllable charging systems and methods

Disclosed are implementations, including a method that includes obtaining sensor data from at least one sensor in communication with a charging station configured to simultaneously charge multiple chargeable devices using power stored in one or more energy storage devices connected to the charging station, including to simultaneously charge at least one inductive chargeable device, and perform a wired charging operation to charge at least one wired chargeable device. The method further includes determining, based on the sensor data, device information for each of chargeable devices, with the determined device information including, for example, a device type, location information, and/or timing information, and controlling charging operations of the charging station to charge the chargeable devices based, at least in part, on the device information for the each chargeable devices within the charging range of the charging station..
Thames Technology Holdings, Inc.

Electric power storage device and manufacturing the same

An electric power storage device includes a case body with an opening, the opening formed at an upper portion of the case body; an electrode body housed in the case body; a tab portion; and a current collecting terminal. The tab portion protrudes from part of the electrode body toward the opening of the case body.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel cell vehicle and controlling fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle includes an in-vehicle electric load, a fuel cell stack, which is electrically connected to the in-vehicle electric load, a power storage device, which is electrically connected to the fuel cell stack so as to be electrically connected in parallel to the in-vehicle electric load, a state-of-charge sensor, which is configured to detect a state of charge of the power storage device, and circuitry that is configured to switch, in multiple stages, a power generated by the fuel cell stack based on the state of charge of the power storage device detected by the state-of-charge sensor. The circuitry is configured to set, at least at one of the multiple stages, a power generation command value in accordance with selected one of a plurality of operation modes that have different power generation command values..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Storage device and photoresist coating and developing machine having storage device

A storage device and a photoresist coating and developing machine having a storage device are disclosed. The storage device includes a frame and a plurality of layers of support plates disposed in sequence in the frame in a height direction of the frame, being used for receiving substrates to be exposed.
Chongqing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Flow ultracapacitor

The present application is generally directed towards electrochemical energy storage devices. The devices comprise electrode material suspended in an appropriate electrolyte.
Energ2 Technologies, Inc.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device; and a controller suitable for controlling the nonvolatile memory device, wherein the controller performs a first read retry voltage setting operation, performs a first read retry control operation, performs a second read retry voltage setting operation after an internal operation time of the nonvolatile memory device according to the first read retry control operation passes, and performs a second read retry control operation.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Electric field storage device

The system includes a data storage medium comprising cells, an excitation circuit, and an emitter. The cells arranged in a three dimensional space.
Seagate Technology Llc

Electric field storage device

A system includes a data storage medium comprising layers, an excitation circuit, and an emitter. Each layer comprises cells arranged in a horizontal plane.
Seagate Technology Llc

Three dimensional electric field data storage device utilizing shockwaves and a light source

A system includes a data storage medium and a shockwave generator. The data storage medium includes cells and a plurality of layers.
Seagate Technology Llc

Video indexing using the same

A video indexing method includes: analyzing trajectory information of a plurality of objects in video data and storing a plurality of pieces of object trajectory data obtained correspondingly in a storage device; determining whether the storage device satisfies a data removal condition; when the data removal condition is satisfied, performing an object trajectory analysis on the plurality of pieces of object trajectory data to select at least one target object from the objects; and extracting the object trajectory data of the at least one target object from the storage device and generating at least one video indexing image accordingly.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Write head offset for shingled magnetic recording (smr) disk drives

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for provisioning storage devices. An example method includes determining a write status of an adjacent track that is adjacent to a target track of a shingled magnetic recording (smr) disk drive.
Seagate Technology Llc

Object recognition system and registering a new object

An object recognition system includes a storage device, a reading unit, an output device, and a processor. The storage device stores a dictionary containing attributes of a plurality of registered objects.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Automatically analyzing complexity or simplicity and performing an action based on the complexity or the simplicity

A device may receive a plurality of data items related to an entity to be analyzed. The device may store the plurality of data items using a storage device based on receiving the plurality of data items.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Behavior pattern statistical apparatus and method

The present invention discloses a behavior pattern statistical apparatus and method. The behavior pattern statistical apparatus comprises: a video capture unit, used for real-time capture and transmission of video information; an audio capture unit, used for real-time capture and transmission of audio information: a processing device, used for identifying a specific person or specific action from video and audio information captured by the video capture unit and the audio capture unit, and for responding to the attribute values identifying the specific person's specific action identified in the captured video and audio information; a storage device, used for storing the attribute values in association with the specific person, the specific action of the specific person, and the specific action identified by a processing device; an output interface, used for outputting the statistical attribute values of the specific action of the specific person at a specific time.
Ainemo Inc

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

Separation of computation from storage in database for better elasticity

A device such as a data storage system comprises a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions, and one or more processors in communication with the memory. The one or more processors execute the instructions to: map a different portion of data in a storage device to each of different caches, wherein each cache is in a computing node with a processor; change a number of the computing nodes; provide a modified mapping in response to the change; and pass queries to the computing nodes.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

User device including storage device and trim management method thereof

A trim management method for a storage device includes activating, by a processor configured by an application program, a pattern check function of a device driver, requesting, by the processor configured by the application program, a file system to write a file of a specified pattern, converting, by the processor configured by the file system, the file to management unit data of the storage device, transmitting, by the processor configured by the file system, the management unit data to the device driver, checking, by the processor configured by the device driver, whether a data pattern of the management unit data is the same as the specified pattern, and transmitting, by the processor configured by the device driver, a trim command for trimming a storage area corresponding to the management unit data, to the storage device based on results of the checking.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Search engine for a video recorder

The present invention is directed to a search engine for a video recorder. One embodiment of the present invention operates in an environment that includes one or more set-top boxes connected to or integrated within one or more output devices.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Search engine for a video recorder

The present invention is directed to a search engine for a video recorder. One embodiment of the present invention operates in an environment that includes one or more set-top boxes connected to or integrated within one or more output devices.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Search engine for a video recorder

The present invention is directed to a search engine for a video recorder. One embodiment of the present invention operates in an environment that includes one or more set-top boxes connected to or integrated within one or more output devices.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Storing and retrieving restricted datasets to and from a cloud network with non-restricted datasets

Provided are techniques for storing and retrieving restricted datasets to and from a cloud network with non-restricted datasets. A request to dump datasets from one or more storage devices to the cloud storage is received, wherein the datasets include restricted datasets and non-restricted datasets, and wherein the restricted datasets are in a format that is not supported by the cloud storage.
International Busines Machines Corporation

Receiver training during a sata out of band sequence

Method and apparatus contemplating a storage device communicating with a host via a bus, the storage device comprising programming instructions stored in memory that are configured to transmit a training signal that is not a comwake signal to the host in response to receiving a comwake signal from the host, after transmitting the training signal to the host then to determine whether a training signal is received from the host within a predetermined time interval, and if the training signal is received from the host within the predetermined time interval then transmitting a comwake signal to the host.. .
Seagate Technology, Llc

Information processing apparatus capable of backing up and restoring key for data encryption and controlling the same

An information processing apparatus includes a storage device configured to store data, an encryption chip configured to store an encryption key therein, a nonvolatile memory configured to store a backup encryption key, and a control unit configured to confirm whether the data stored in the storage device has been correctly decrypted by using the encryption key, and when the data has not been correctly decrypted, restore the backup encryption key to the encryption chip, and when the data has been correctly decrypted, back up the backup encryption key, which is a backup of the encryption key, stored in the encryption chip into the nonvolatile memory.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Storage device and data processing system including the same

A data storage device and a method for operating the data storage device are disclosed. The data storage device may include an interface receiving a command and data from a host, a cache temporarily storing the received data, a memory non-temporarily storing the data stored in the cache, and a controller controlling the memory and the cache based on the command received from the host.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Garbage collection data storage device

A garbage collection method for a data storage device includes steps of: entering a background mode from a foreground mode; selecting a plurality of source data blocks from a plurality of in-use data blocks; dividing a mapping table into a plurality of sub-mapping tables and selecting one of the sub-mapping tables as a target sub-mapping table, wherein the target sub-mapping table is used to manage one of the source data blocks; selecting a destination data block from a plurality of spare data blocks; and sequentially updating a correspondence relationship of data stored in the target sub-mapping table from the source data blocks to the destination data block, wherein the updating comprises copying the data stored in the source data blocks to the destination data block.. .
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Storage device, semiconductor device, electronic device, and server system

Data corrupted by a soft error is recovered. A storage device includes a first memory cell, a second memory cell, a sense circuit electrically connected to the first memory cell through a first sense line and to the second memory cell through a second sense line, a digital-analog converter circuit electrically connected to the first memory cell and the second memory cell through a bit line, and an analog-digital converter circuit.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Storage device storing data in raid manner

A storage device includes a plurality of nonvolatile memories and a controller. The plurality of nonvolatile memories are configured to distributively store first and second stripes of a stripe set.

System and transferring data between communication elements

A method, device and machine-readable storage device for transferring data between identity modules is disclosed. Data is stored in one of a first removable storage module coupled to a donor communication device and a memory of the donor communication device, or both.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Extent migration in multi-tier storage systems

Migrating data in a tiered storage system. The tiered storage system includes an upper tier with at least one storage device and a lower tier with at least one storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Self-virtualizing flash memory for solid state drive

In general, a controller may perform a self-virtualization technique. The storage device may include storage access comprising multiple cells, and a controller.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Data storage device with configurable policy-based storage device behavior

In an embodiment, a storage device is provided. A device controller with a memory is coupled with the storage device.
Gaea Llc

Form factor compatible laptop pc raid array

The disclosed technology provides a storage device enclosure system, which includes two hard disk drives (hdds), a form factor compatible connector, the form factor compatible connector attached to the two hdds and configured to connect the two hdds to an external computing system, and a controller, the controller located on the form factor compatible connector and configured to performing data mirroring of data from the external computing system via a sata port multiplier onto the two hdds.. .
Seagate Technology Llc

System and synchronizing caches after reboot

A method and system for synchronizing caches after reboot are described. In a cached environment, a host server stores a cache counter associated with the cache, which can be stored in the cache itself or in another permanent storage device.
Netapp, Inc.

Storage device and data processing system including the same

A data processing system and method are disclosed. The data processing system may include a host, a storage device, and a battery supplying a power to the host and the storage device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Memory management method, memory control circuit unit and memory storage device

A memory management method, a memory control circuit unit and a memory storage device are provided, wherein the memory storage device includes a rewritable non-volatile memory module and a buffer memory. The method includes: loading at least one first address information of at least one first logical-physical mapping table from the rewritable non-volatile memory module to a first buffer area when the memory storage device is operated in a first mode, wherein the first address information has a first data quantity; and loading at least one second address information of at least one second logical-physical mapping table from the rewritable non-volatile memory module to the first buffer area when the memory storage device is operated in a second mode, wherein the second address information has a second data quantity, and the first data quantity is less than the second data quantity..
Phison Electronics Corp.

System and comparing system configurations for magnetic resonance tomography units

Systems and methods are provided for comparing a system configuration of a magnetic resonance tomography unit. The magnetic resonance tomography unit includes a controller and an output unit.

Method and device system for finding a parked vehicle

In order to find a parked vehicle with the aid of a separate navigation device which is independent of the vehicle, a close-range communication connection is established between a vehicle device permanently located in the vehicle and a portable storage device. The communication connection is maintained as long as the storage device is at close range.
Bury Sp.z.o.o.

Hydrostatic drive

The invention relates to a hydrostatic drive as a whole system, comprising two fluidic displacement units (1, 3), which can be adjusted at least in respect of the volumetric flow and of which one is coupled to an input (9) and the other is coupled to an output (11) and which can be connected to each other in the manner of a closed fluidic circuit, to which a storage circuit (23) is connected, which has at least one storage device (33) and which is divided into a low-pressure side (27) and a high-pressure side (25), and comprising a valve control device (17) for controlling the whole system.. .
Hydac Systems & Services Gmbh

Multifunctional wind power green-energy apparatus

A multifunctional wind power green-energy apparatus generally includes a carrying base, a plurality of wind power generation devices mounted on the carrying base and includes a plurality of blade sections, and at least one electricity accumulation device, water pumping motor, and the air storage device arranged at one side of the carrying base and electrically connected with the wind power generation devices. With such a structural arrangement, through simple combination of the carrying base and the wind power generation devices, terrain limitation conditions for availability of wind power green energy can be reduced to the least for applications to diversified environments.
True Ten Industrial Co., Ltd.

Measurement system and methods

Measurement system and methods with landing string systems are provided. Some examples describe a system having a measurement device with mechanical sensors, which can be used to observe mechanical conditions associated with a landing string.
Expro North Sea Limited

Method for preparing three-dimensional graphene structure and energy storage device

A method for preparing a three-dimensional graphene structure, and an energy storage device are provided, the method including forming a graphene precursor by heating a carbohydrate and a gas generator, forming a graphene structure having a cavity therein by carbonizing the graphene precursor, and forming nanopores in the graphene structure, wherein the nanopores pass through an outer surface and an inner surface of the graphene structure, and are connected with the cavity.. .
Gachon University Of Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Fractionation of graphene oxide through emulsion stabilization and graphene oxide produced thereby

A method to fractionate and isolate components of oxidized graphene material is provided that includes fractionating a system that includes graphene oxide, a solvent and water, wherein the fractionation creates two phases or fractions: (i) a water phase or fraction that contains highly oxidized graphene oxide, and (ii) a solvent-in-water emulsion phase or fraction that contains a graphene-based material. The graphene-based material is recovered from the solvent-in-water phase or fraction.
University Of Connecticut

Transportation system for paraffin embedded tissues

A transportation system for paraffin embedded tissues includes a placing assembly, a bearing unit and a storage device. The placing assembly includes a horizontal moving assembly, a vertical moving assembly, a rotation assembly and a placing unit.

Secure storage device

A closure lid attached to a secure storage device for storing material is provided. The closure lid attaches to a storage device that may include a container having a void for external access to the interior space.
Sneakguard Llc

Fuel cell vehicle and controlling fuel cell vehicle

A fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell stack, which is connected to an in-vehicle electric load, a power storage device, which is connected to the fuel cell stack so as to be connected in parallel to the in-vehicle electric load, a state-of-charge sensor, which detects a state of charge of the power storage device, and circuitry that controls the power generated by the fuel cell stack based on the detected state of charge of the power storage device. The in-vehicle electric load includes a driving motor, which is driven based on operation of an operating member.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power management in a solar vehicle

A vehicle comprising a power train, a drive train, a solar array, a sensor interface, a storage device and a processing device. The sensor interface may be configured to receive sensor data samples during operation of the vehicle.
Invently Automotive Inc.

Method and analyzing and treating hair

An apparatus includes a housing, a dispensing system disposed in the housing, a spectral measurement device, and a computing system. The dispensing system includes at least one storage container, a pump operatively connected to each of the storage containers, and a mixing chamber.
Farouk Systems, Inc.

Method and analyzing and treating hair

An apparatus includes a housing, a dispensing system disposed in the housing, a spectral measurement device, and a computing system. The dispensing system includes at least one storage container, a pump operatively connected to each of the storage containers, and a mixing chamber.
Farouk Systems, Inc.

Wearable article with a kinetic energy generator

A wearable article, a system, and methods include a structural material configured to be worn on a body, a volatile energy storage device, a wireless transmission circuit, coupled to the volatile energy storage device, comprising an antenna having a minimum transmission energy, a kinetic energy generator, positioned with respect to the structural material in a configuration to be manipulated to induce a voltage output, the kinetic energy generator coupled to and configured to charge the volatile energy storage device, a sensor configured to output activity data related to the wearable article, and an electronic data storage, coupled to the sensor, configured to store the activity data. Upon the volatile energy storage device charging to at least the minimum transmission energy, the wireless transmission circuit transmits the activity data as stored in the electronic data storage based on energy discharged from the volatile energy storage device..
Nike, Inc.

Stackable sleds for storing electronic devices

Described herein is a first system that includes sleds each having sidewalls, a mounting plate, and a first cover. The first cover is movable relative to the sidewalls between a closed position and an open position.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method, communication device and communication system

A method includes acquiring first information and second information from a terminal device, transmitting a second portion of data from the first storage device to a second storage device coupled to the second base station based on a determination to transfer the second portion of the data, determining whether to change a communication destination of a first communication of the terminal device from the first base station to the second base station based on the first information and the second information, changing the communication destination from the first base station to the second base station after the data is transmitted from the first storage device to the second storage device, and transmitting a segment of the second portion of the data from the second storage device to the terminal device after the communication destination is changed from the first base station to the second base station.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Storage device, reader writer, access control system, and access control method

A storage device of the disclosure includes: a storage section that stores data; a communication section that performs wireless communication with one or a plurality of electronic apparatuses; an interface section that performs exchange of the data with a host apparatus; and a control section that determines a distance to each of the electronic apparatuses through the wireless communication, and controls access to the storage section by the host apparatus, on the basis of the distance and whether the host apparatus is accessing the storage section.. .
Sony Corporation

Galvanic linkage for smart sock or other wearable devices

A system includes an earpiece having an earpiece housing, a processor disposed within the earpiece housing, a microphone operatively connected to the processor, a speaker operatively disposed within the ear piece housing and operatively connected to the processor, a plurality of electrodes positioned on the earpiece housing to come in contact with skin of a user, and a charge storage device disposed within the earpiece housing and operatively connected to the processor and the plurality of electrodes. The earpiece is adapted to receive galvanically communicated signals from a remote body worn device at the plurality of electrodes and apply a charge to the charge storage device.
Bragi Gmbh

Server, controlling server, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

Disclosed is a server capable of improving convenience for a user at the time of service registration. The server includes a service providing unit which provides a service to an unregistered user who is not registered in the service when the unregistered user accesses the service, and a storage device which stores a service history provided to the unregistered user by the service providing unit.
Line Corporation

Embedding analyzer functionality in storage devices

A method includes receiving, at an interface of a storage device and from a host device, an electrical signal representative of data. The storage device includes a mass storage device.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method, switching device and packet capturing system

A method includes receiving, by a switching device coupled to a network, a first packet transmitted through the network, generating, by the switching device, a first mirror packet of the received first packet by performing a first mirroring processing on the received first packet, the first mirror packet including first identification information identifying the first mirror packet, generating, by the switching device, a first time stamp packet including the first identification information and first time information indicating a first time when the first mirroring processing is performed, transmitting, by the switching device, the first mirror packet and the first time stamp packet to a storage device, and storing, in the storage device, the first mirror packet and the first time stamp packet transmitted from the switching device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Rule-based network identifier mapping

One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a storage device, a rule management module, a network identifier module, and a packet processor.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Inertially operated piezoelectric energy harvesting electronic circuitry

A device responsive to an acceleration pulse event, the device including: a piezoelectric device configured to generate a voltage over a duration responsive to one or more acceleration pulse events; an electrical storage device configured to receive a portion of the generated voltage to accumulate a charge; an energy dissipating device coupled to the electrical storage device and configured to dissipate the accumulated charge following the one or more acceleration pulse events and not to substantially dissipate the accumulated charge during the one or more acceleration pulse events; and a voltage limiting device coupled to the electrical storage device and configured to limit the portion of the generated voltage applied to the electrical storage device to a predetermined limit.. .
Omnitek Partners Llc

Energy generation

The invention provides an energy generator comprising energy generator comprising an energy harvesting material which generates energy when moved from a pre-selected first position to a second position wherein the energy generator comprises one or more deflection aids which comprise a moveable clamp wherein each deflection aid biases the energy harvesting material to the first position and wherein the first position of the energy harvesting material is pre-selected using the moveable clamp; an energy harvesting layer comprising one or more of the energy generators according to the invention; an energy harvesting flooring material comprising a layer of synthetic material and the energy harvesting layer according to the invention; and an energy harvesting system comprising (a) the energy generator according to the invention, the flooring material according to the invention and/or the energy harvesting layer according to the invention; (b) a power management system and (c) an electrical storage device.. .
Altro Limited

Power fluctuation mitigation system

A power fluctuation mitigation system for use in a power supply system that supplies ac power to a load includes an inverter unit including a first converter connected to an ac power supply to perform dc/ac conversion, a dc intermediate condenser, and an inverter connected to the first converter through the dc intermediate condenser to perform dc/ac conversion, and a power fluctuation mitigating device including a second converter connected to the ac power supply to perform ac/dc conversion, a capacitive storage device configured to be charged by an output of the second converter, and a charging unit to charge the dc intermediate condenser with power stored in the capacitive storage device, wherein the charging unit supplies power from the capacitive storage device to the dc intermediate condenser upon occurrence of fluctuation in an output of the inverter unit occurring in response to fluctuation in the load.. .
Riken

Charging system with compressible contacts

A recharging system includes a contact pad charger having a compressible contact pad conformable to a rechargeable device body for charging a power storage device in the rechargeable device body. The contact pad charger includes a power supply configured to provide a supply voltage.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.

Charging systems for contact chargers and related methods

Systems and methods relate to a charger and a rechargeable device. The rechargeable device includes a power manager and a power storage device.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.

Energy storage system

Systems and methods for controlling power flow to and from an energy storage system are provided. One energy storage system includes an energy storage device and a bidirectional inverter configured to control a flow of power into or out of the energy storage device via a plurality of phases.
Cummins Power Generation Ip, Inc.

Positive electrode active material of power storage device, power storage device, electrically propelled vehicle, and manufacturing power storage

An object is to improve the characteristics of a power storage device such as a charging and discharging rate or a charge and discharge capacity. The grain size of particles of a positive electrode active material is nano-sized so that a surface area per unit mass of the active material is increased.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Electricity storage device and manufacturing electricity storage device

A tab bundle has a first bent portion, which is at a first end in the stacking direction l of an electrode assembly in a laminated state and is bent toward a second end in the stacking direction l of the electrode assembly, and an extended portion, which protrudes from the first bent portion in the stacking direction l. The tab bundle is electrically connected to a conductive member by means of a conduction part, which is located in the extended portion.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Packaging material for power storage device, packaging case for power storage device, and power storage device

A packaging material for a power storage device includes a heat resistant resin layer 2 as an outer layer, a sealant layer 3 as an inner layer, and a metal foil layer 4 arranged between these layers. The sealant layer 3 is composed of one layer or a plurality of layers.
Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

Data storage devices and methods for manufacturing the same

A method of manufacturing a data storage device may include forming a magnetic tunnel junction layer on a substrate, irradiating a first ion beam on the magnetic tunnel junction layer to form magnetic tunnel junction patterns separated from each other, irradiating a second ion beam on the magnetic tunnel junction layer, and irradiating a third ion beam on the magnetic tunnel junction layer. The first ion beam may be irradiated at a first incident angle.

Article transport facility

An article transport facility includes a transport device which has a connecting portion connected to the storage device, and which is configured to transport an article. The connecting portion is located on the first side with respect to the first path whereas a subject path is located on the second side with respect to the first path.
Daifuku Co., Ltd.

Power storage device and manufacturing method thereof

A power storage device has a power storage element and an electrolytic solution. The power storage element includes an anode body, a cathode body opposed to the anode body, and a separator interposed between the anode body and the cathode body.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device including word lines each including one or more pages; and a controller suitable for, in the case where recovery is made to a normal state from a power-off state, searching a word line including an erased page among the word lines, and selecting, when all pages of the word line including the erased page are erased pages, the corresponding word line as a reliability verification word line.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Apparatus and methods including source gates

Apparatus and methods are disclosed, such as an apparatus that includes a string of charge storage devices associated with a pillar (e.g., of semiconductor material), a source gate device, and a source select device coupled between the source gate device and the string. Additional apparatus and methods are described..
Micron Technology, Inc.

Control circuit, semiconductor storage device, and controlling semiconductor storage device

A control circuit that controls a memory including a storage region and a redundant region, the control circuit includes a detector that detects a defective block in the memory, and a controller that switches, when the detector has detected the defective block, a data storage scheme of the first block detected as the defective block from a first storage scheme to a second storage scheme in which the number of bits of data to be stored in each of memory elements is smaller than the number of bits of data to be stored in each of the memory elements in the first storage scheme, and that stores a portion of data stored in the first block in the first storage scheme to be stored in the first block in the second storage scheme.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Method and determining read-head deviation using orthogonal preambles

A storage device includes read circuitry having a read head having a detector that outputs signals representing data from a first track and an adjacent track. The read head is subject to off-track excursions during which the read head detects signals from both the first track and an adjacent track.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Voice enabled remote control for a set-top box

A remote control device includes a digital audio storage device, a talk button, and an optical distance measurer. The digital audio storage device is configured to continually record an audio input for a specific amount of time.
Nuance Communications, Inc.

Method and counting and aggregating a pre-determined number of articles

A method for counting and aggregating a pre-determined number of articles includes: driving, by a conveyor, an article stream to move to an end of the conveyor in a single layer state; conveying the article stream in a periodic motion; after the articles in the article stream leave the conveyor, accurately counting the number of the articles; and when a total number of articles in a combination of temporary storage bin is the same as a target number, transporting all articles in the combination of temporary storage bin to a storage device. Article batches are separately delivered to different temporary storage bins, and the total number of articles in temporary storage bins in different combinations is calculated, so as to obtain with a combination in which the number of articles is the same as the target number.
Colamark (guangzhou) Labeling Equipment Limited

Systems and computer-implemented processes for analyzing and determining the value of switching accounts

The disclosed embodiments include systems and methods for customer account switching valuation. The disclosed embodiments include a customer account switching valuation computer system that includes a storage device storing instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions in the storage device.
Capital One Financial Corporation

Product storage device and automatic vending machine

A product storage device includes: a main gate that is swingably provided to advance and move away from a product storage column, that advances to an advanced position, and that allows a downstream-most product to be taken out; a sub-gate that is swingably provided in association with the main gate; a sliding member that regulates the main gate from moving away and retracting from the product storage column; and a lever that allows the sliding member to be present at a regulation position, that switches to a regulation posture which regulates the sliding member from returning to the regulation position, and that then, when the main gate moves away from the product storage column in response to a take-out operation, switches to a standby posture when the main gate advances to the product storage column to allow the sliding member to return to the regulation position.. .
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Encryption management for storage devices

Systems and methods for encryption management for storage devices are disclosed. A method of operation of a storage device includes receiving a first request from a client device by a user for a first interaction and authenticating that the user is permitted for the first interaction with the storage device.
Antique Books, Inc.

Securing a media storage device using application authority assignment

In one embodiment, a system includes a media storage device, a processor, and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor. The logic is configured to cause the processor to associate a first subset of storage space on the media storage device with a first group of applications executing on a hardware processor.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Rebalancing operation using a solid state memory device

Systems and methods to manage database data are provided. A particular method includes automatically identifying a plurality of storage devices.
International Business Machines Corporation

Read/write request processing method and apparatus

The present application discloses read/write request processing methods and apparatuses. One method disclosed herein includes: receiving an io read/write request from a virtual machine, wherein the io read/write request is used for requesting reading data from and/or writing data to a disk in the virtual machine; acquiring an address space obtained through mapping, and acquiring, according to the io read/write request and the address space, an address of data stored in a physical machine; receiving, after the io read/write request is submitted to a storage device, a processing result of the data on the storage device, wherein the storage device is an apparatus for storing the data in the physical machine; and returning the processing result to the virtual machine through the address space.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Storage tier with compressed forward map

A data storage device includes a storage tier and a storage controller operably coupled to the storage tier and configured to be communicatively coupled to a host device. The storage controller includes a first memory operably coupled to the storage controller and configured to store a superseding data structure.
Seagate Technology Llc

Efficient and secure direct storage device sharing in virtualized environments

A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for direct storage device sharing in a virtualized environment. In an embodiment, the method comprises assigning each of a plurality of virtual functions an associated memory area of a physical memory, and executing the virtual functions in a single root-input/output virtualization environment to provide each of a plurality of guests with direct access to the physical memory.
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage system, storage management apparatus, storage device, hybrid storage apparatus, and storage management method

A storage system includes a storage device and a managing device. The managing device receives a data write request, determines a data category of a to-be-written data page, designates different logical blocks for to-be-written data pages of different data categories, and sends a data write instruction to the storage device, where the data write instruction carries to-be-written data pages corresponding to at least one designated logical block.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Storage device managing multi-namespace and operating the storage device

A method of operating a storage device managing a multi-namespace includes storing first mapping information including a mapping between a first logical address space and a first physical address space to a mapping table, in response to a request to create a first namespace, the first logical address space being allocated to the first namespace, and storing second mapping information including a mapping between a second logical address space and a second physical address space to the mapping table, in response to a request to create a second namespace, the second logical address space being allocated to the second namespace and being contiguous to the first logical address space.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage system and storage device

A storage device including a first memory that stores a plurality of pieces of data a second memory that stores first state information indicating a state of update of the plurality of pieces of data, and a processor coupled to the first memory and the second memory and the processor configured to receive a update request for the plurality of pieces of data stored in the first memory, update a part of the plurality of pieces of data corresponding to the update request in response to an update of a second storage device coupled to the storage device, and update the first state information in response to the update of the plurality of pieces of data.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Packet capturing system, packet capturing apparatus and method

A packet capturing system includes a first apparatus configured to store, into a first storage device, a first mirror packet, and a second apparatus configured to store the first mirror packet into a second storage device, wherein the first apparatus is configured to determine whether the second apparatus is in an operation state or a non-operation state, delete, when the first apparatus determines the second apparatus is in the operation state, the first mirror packet stored in the first storage device, and store into the second storage device, when the first apparatus determines the second apparatus is in the non-operation state, a second mirror packet generated by mirroring a second packet transmitted in a network, while maintaining the first mirror packet stored in the first storage device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Lifespan forecast for storage media devices

A method for improving a global lifespan of a storage system of a computing system is provided. The method includes: automatically determining a lifespan value of the at least one storage device to assign a global lifespan of the storage system, the global lifespan being dependent on the installation time of the at least one storage device; replacing, responsive to a time-based failure event, a storage device of the at least one storage device; and subsequently modifying, using the computing system, the global lifespan of the storage system based on the time-based failure event to define, at least in part, an optimized lifespan of the storage system..
International Business Machines Corporation

Life cycle management of virtualized storage performance

Performance of a virtual machine system is improved by avoiding and/or eliminating bottlenecks in read and write operations. The system analyzes current virtualized workloads and provides working set estimates for individual vms, hosts, and clusters.
Nutanix, Inc.

Virtual machine monitor to i/o stack conduit in virtual real memory

Provided is a virtual interface, a “forwarder” and a virtual block storage device (vbsd). The virtual interface is the interface between a command/response queue (crq), which receives crq commands from a virtual machine monitor, and a common interface of the forwarder.
International Business Machines Corporation

Hypervisor conversion

In one embodiment, a system for managing communication connections in a virtualization environment includes (1) a first host machine implementing a virtualization environment based on a first platform, wherein the first host machine includes a first hypervisor, at least one virtual machine, and one or more virtual infrastructure elements and (2) a virtual disk including a plurality of storage devices. A management module for the system may perform steps to convert the first host machine to a second platform by installing (on the first host machine) a second hypervisor associated with the second platform, disabling the first hypervisor, capturing a configuration describing elements of a virtual infrastructure associated with the first hypervisor, registering the captured configuration with the second hypervisor, creating elements of the captured configuration in the context of the second platform and in association with the second hypervisor, and then enabling the second hypervisor..
Nutanix, Inc.

Image forming apparatus and recording medium suitable for test copy

Provided is an image forming apparatus that solves a problem of work related to copying becoming complicated when a test copy is performed. The image forming apparatus according to this disclosure includes a scanner unit, a printer-control unit, a storage device, a characteristic-extracting unit, and a system-control unit.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Distributed storage

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a distributed storage method and a distributed storage device. The method includes offline merging, by a first thread service of a distributed storage system, m small files in a file system, generating, by the first thread service, m pieces of metadata in the offline merging process, loading, by a second thread service of the distributed storage system, the m pieces of metadata into a metadata set, searching, by the second thread service, the metadata set for metadata of a first small file when the second thread service receives a first instruction, and performing, by the second thread service, the operation corresponding to the first instruction when the second thread service finds the metadata of the first small file in the metadata set..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Mitigating data loss

A method, executed by a computer, includes writing, to a storage device, a first instance of a data sequence and a corresponding first reference count, in response to determining that a subsequent data sequence is identical to the first instance of the data sequence, writing, to the storage device, a metadata reference referencing the subsequent data sequence and incrementing the first reference count, and writing, to a storage device, a second instance of the data sequence and a corresponding second reference count in response to determining that the first reference count is equal to a selected threshold. A computer system and computer program product corresponding to the above method are also disclosed herein..
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage device and operating method thereof

An operating method of a storage device includes receiving, at a hardware read path controller, a read command, determining, at the read path controller, a match of an index corresponding to the read command, reading data corresponding to the read command from a buffer memory when the determination result indicates index hit, and reading, at the read path controller, data corresponding to the read command from a nonvolatile memory device by using a map table when the determination result indicates index miss.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Efficient flash management for multiple controllers

A storage controller coupled to a storage array comprising one or more storage devices receive a request to write data to one of the storage devices. The storage controller determines a first data block on the storage device comprising a list of deallocated data blocks on the storage device, the list comprising a block number of each deallocated data block and an access operation count value at which each deallocated data block was deallocated.
Pure Storage, Inc.

Mandatory comment on action or modification

A system includes a mandatory comment in a software productivity tool. In various implementations, the system includes a computer that carries out actions including: opening in the software productivity tool a document stored in a non-volatile hardware data storage device; receiving a definition of an actionable data item of the document; receiving a request for an action associated with the item; determining if the action triggers a predefined comment rule; if triggered, then: requiring a mandatory comment; storing the accepted entered comment in the non-volatile hardware data storage device; and performing the requested action..
Workiva Inc.

Storage device and controlling link state thereof

A method of controlling a link state of a communication port of a storage device according to the present inventive concepts includes setting the link state of the communication port to a link active state that can exchange data with a host, determining a holding time of a first standby state among link states of the communication port, changing the link state of the communication port to the first standby state, monitoring whether an exit event occurs during the holding time from the time when a transition to the first standby state occurs, and in response to an exit event not occurring during the holding time, changing the link state of the communication port to a second standby state. A recovery time from the first standby state to the link active state is shorter than a recovery time from the second standby state to the link active state..
Samsung Electronics Co .. Ltd.

Methods and systems for operating a driveline of a hybrid engine powertrain

Methods and systems are provided for adjusting clutch pressures and electric machine torques as a function of a stability metric threshold(s) in order to balance performance and charging of an onboard energy storage device. In one example, a method comprises during an upshift of a transmission from a first gear to a second gear, adjusting a clutch pressure of the transmission to adjust slippage of a clutch in response to a vehicle stability control parameter exceeding a threshold.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a motor, an inverter, an electric power storage device, a transmission, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to perform control such that the inverter regeneratively drives the motor, when the electrical system temperature is equal to or higher than a predetermined temperature, set an amount of change of a gear ratio to a down-shift side based on an electrical system temperature and regenerative torque of the motor, and set target gear ratio such that the gear ratio changes to the down-shift side by the amount of change..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel efficient internal combustion engine vehicle

A vehicle comprising a drive train, an internal combustion engine, a sensor interface, a storage device and a processing device. The sensor interface may be configured to receive sensor data samples during operation of a vehicle.
Invently Automotive Inc.

Power management in an autonomous vehicle

A vehicle comprising a power train, a drive train, a sensor interface, a storage device and a processing device. The sensor interface may be configured to receive sensor data samples during operation of a vehicle.
Invently Automotive Inc.

Hybrid welding modules

Hybrid welding modules are disclosed. An example hybrid welding module includes a welding input switch, an energy storage input switch, an energy storage output switching circuit, and a control circuit.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Cleaning device for surfaces

A cleaning device and a cleaning method for surfaces (22) in an application space (20) comprising at least a removal means (4) for application of a cleaning fluid (7) and/or for the removal of adhesions from the surfaces (22), and at least one positioning means (12) of the cleaning device (1) in the application space (20). According to the invention, the positioning means (12) is connected with a control means (1), which comprises a storage device (1), and with the at least one removal means (4) such that cleaning parameters stored in the storage device of the control means can be assigned to a position, and are transferred by the control means to the removal means (4), and the cleaning parameters, when the position is reached, are applied to the removal means (4)..
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Förderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

Parcel sorting system and method

A parcel sorting system and method. The parcel sorting system comprises a parcel sorting device (100) and a parcel collecting device (101); the parcel sorting device is provided thereon with a plurality of parcel inspection inlets (104) and a plurality of parcel outlets (102), and the parcel collecting device is located just below the parcel sorting device; the parcel outlets on the parcel sorting device communicate with the parcel collecting device; the parcel outlets are respectively located at the middle or/and edges of the parcel sorting device; the parcel collecting device is provided thereon with storage devices (103) at positions under respective parcel outlets; and diameter of the storing device is larger than that of the parcel outlet.
Hangzhou Yameilijia Technology Co., Ltd.

Sharing recorded gameplay to a social graph

A method for sharing recorded gameplay of a video game to a social network, includes: executing, by a game console, a session of a video game; receiving, by the game console during the session of the video game, button input from a controller device that is interfaced with the game console; in response to receiving the button input, presenting, by the game console, a user interface configured to enable sharing of gameplay of the video game; receiving, by the game console via the user interface, one or more commands to share a video of at least a portion of the session of the video game to a social network, the video being recorded to a storage device during the session of the video game; sharing the video to the social network.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Portable device, method and medical system for processing continuous monitoring data indicative of an analyte in a bodily fluid

Disclosed is a portable device for processing continuous monitoring data. The portable device includes a data interface that receives a stream of continuous monitoring data from a body-worn sensor.
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Agricultural utility vehicle having a power takeoff and operating the power takeoff

An agricultural utility vehicle includes a working power takeoff drivable by means of an internal combustion engine for operating an implement. The utility vehicle further includes an auxiliary power takeoff, which can be driven by an energy storage device and is coupled to the working power takeoff in such a manner that the working power takeoff is additionally driven at least transiently by the auxiliary power takeoff..
Deere & Company

Self-biasing storage device sled

A storage device sled for mounting a storage device within a chassis is provided. The storage device sled includes a bezel, which includes a first portion that is stationary relative to a storage device, a second portion vertically captured within the first portion and configured to slide between unlatching and latching positions, and a spring configured to push the latch outwardly from the bezel.
Seagate Technology Llc

Video rotation system and method

A video recording device is described having an orientation sensor. The recording device rotates video data received from an image sensor according to signals received from the orientation sensor.
Bby Solutions, Inc.

Optimized n-stream sequential media playback caching method and system

A method of caching data for a set of streams serviced from a data storage device, said method including receiving requests for a set of streams, determining a number of zones in a cache based on the number of streams requested, determining a respective consumption rate for each stream, and allocating the zones in the cache with respective sizes such that the zones are scheduled to be refreshed within a same active operation period of the data storage device.. .
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Techniques for dynamically allocating resources in a storage cluster system

Various embodiments are directed to techniques for dynamically adjusting a maximum rate of throughput for accessing data stored within a volume of storage space of a storage cluster system based on the amount of that data that is stored within that volume. An apparatus includes an access component to monitor an amount of client data stored within a volume defined within a storage device coupled to a first node, and to perform a data access command received from a client device via a network to alter the client data stored within the volume; and a policy component to limit a rate of throughput at which at least the client data within the volume is exchanged as part of performance of the data access command to a maximum rate of throughput, and to calculate the maximum rate of throughput based on the stored amount..
Netapp Inc.

Control device, electric storage device, electric storage system, and computer-readable medium

When one of the electric storage modules connected in parallel is individually replaced, the voltage of an electric storage module to be newly added and the voltage of the remaining electric storage module(s) need to match each other with high precision before the electric storage module to be newly added is attached to an electric storage system. A control device includes a control unit for controlling a switching element arranged between a wire and an electric storage unit such that: (i) the switching element electrically connects the wire and the electric storage unit if terminal voltage of the switching element satisfies a predetermined condition; and (ii) the switching element electrically disconnects the wire and the electric storage unit if the terminal voltage of the switching element does not satisfy the predetermined condition..
Next-e Solutions Inc.

Chargers with voltage amplitude modulation

Chargers and methods are provided which increase the charging efficiency of the chargers by implementing voltage amplitude modulation (vam) instead of voltage frequency modulation. The charging voltage amplitude is modulated using feedback from at least one energy storage device that is being charged by the charger, while maintaining a charging voltage frequency constant at a llc resonance frequency of the charger.
Storedot Ltd.

Hybrid energy system and method

Various embodiments include a hybrid energy system that includes a gas-turbine generator configured to provide a up to a full-load power output and an energy storage device configured to store energy, and methods of operating such hybrid energy systems. A hybrid energy system includes a gas turbine generator or combined cycle gas turbine generator system configured to provide up to a full-load power output and a storage device for storing electric energy.
Wellhead Power Solutions, Llc

Graphene compound and manufacturing method thereof, electrolyte, and power storage device

To provide a graphene compound having an insulating property and an affinity for lithium ions. To increase the molecular weight of a substituent included in a graphene compound.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Particulate active material, power storage device positive electrode, power storage device, and production particulate active material

A particulate active material for a power storage device positive electrode having a higher energy density is provided, which includes particles of an electrically conductive polymer and a conductive agent, wherein the electrically conductive polymer particles each have a surface coated with the conductive agent.. .
Nitto Denko Corporation

Cation energy storage device and methods

An energy storage composition can be used as a new na-ion battery cathode material. The energy storage composition with an alluaudite phase of axty(po4)z, naxty(po4)z, na1.702fe3(po4)3 and na0.872fe3(po4)3, is described including the hydrothermal synthesis, crystal structure, and electrochemical properties.
Brown University

Filling and sealing energy storage structures, and fabrication tools therefor

Methods and devices are provided for filling and sealing an energy storage device. The process includes, for instance: providing an energy storage device with an opening to an electrolyte-receiving chamber; filling the electrolyte-receiving chamber with an electrolyte; cooling the electrolyte within the electrolyte-receiving chamber; and sealing the opening while cooling the electrolyte within the electrolyte-receiving chamber..
The Paper Battery Company, Inc.

Packaging material for power storage device and power storage device using the packaging material

The present invention relates to a packaging material for a power storage device including at least a substrate layer, an adhesive layer, a metal foil layer, an anti-corrosion treatment layer, an adhesive resin layer and a thermal bonding resin layer laminated in this order, wherein a thickness of the adhesive layer is in a range of 0.3 to 3 μm, a 10-point average roughness rzjis (in accordance with jis b0601) of a surface of the metal foil layer which faces the substrate layer is in a range of 0.3 to 3 μm, and the thickness of the adhesive layer is not less than the 10-point average roughness rzjis and not more than 3 μm, and a peel strength between the substrate layer and the metal foil layer (in accordance with jis k6854-3) is in a range of 5 to 12 n/15 mm.. .
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Electrical storage device, manufacturing the same, and separator

An electrical storage device includes an electrical storage element and an electrolytic solution. The electrical storage element is formed of an anode body, a cathode body facing the anode body, and a separator interposed between the anode body and the cathode body.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Telemedicine referral platform

A method for telemedicine referral implemented on a computer is provided. The computer includes a server and a data storage device in communication with the server.
Idoc24 Inc.

Storage device, memory system, and read voltage decision method thereof

A memory system includes multiple storage devices that each include a nonvolatile memory device. A client device is configured to collect deterioration information of the nonvolatile memory devices provided from the storage devices.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Nonvolatile memory control method, control device, and semiconductor storage device

Disclosed is a nonvolatile memory control method in which a unit of erase and a unit of read are different from each other. The control method includes: allocating a physical address of the nonvolatile memory to a logical address in a predetermined unit; and controlling a size of the unit of erase in which a physical address allocated to a logical address is included according to a write access state with respect to the logical address in the predetermined unit..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Semiconductor storage device and writing of the same

A semiconductor storage device includes a memory cell, a switch, a source driver, a drain driver, a voltage measurement circuit and a control electrode driver. The memory cell has a control electrode, a floating electrode, a source and a drain.
Denso Corporation

Adhesive cover seal for hermetically-sealed data storage device

A data storage device involves a plurality of sidewalls of a bent sheet metal cover, either pre-formed or shaped-in-place, overlapping with and hermetically sealed with a corresponding plurality of sidewalls of an enclosure base, using an applied epoxy adhesive. Base protrusions and/or cover dimples may be used to set a suitable gap between the parts.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Interactive data communication with acoustic signal communication

A composite signal having frequencies within a sonic first frequency bandwidth may be received from a communication media on a receiver. The composite signal may include an audio base signal and at least one code signal.

Storage label device

A storage label device for mounting a label on a storage device is provided. The storage label device includes: a label holder body having a smooth front face and an opposing back face, the holder body extending between a top edge, a bottom edge, a first side, and a second side; a label pouch attached to the smooth front face of the label holder for receiving a label within the label pouch; and a clip portion formed along the top edge of the label holder body, extending from the back face at the top edge of the label holder and curving downward at a distal end of the clip portion to form a downward-facing hook.

Search engine

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on storage devices, for performing a job opportunity search. In one aspect, a system includes a data processing apparatus, and a computer-readable storage device having stored thereon instructions that, when executed by the data processing apparatus, cause the data processing apparatus to perform operations.
Google Inc.

Rfid disruption device and related methods

Devices and methods of disrupting data transfer between an rfid interrogation device (50, 50′) and an rfid data storage device (30, 30′) to be protected, are provided. An example of an embodiment of an rfid signal disruptor device includes a container (41, 141) and an rfid signal disruptor circuit (151, 161, 161′, 171, 171′, 271, 271′) configured to substantially disrupt the signal provided by the rfid interrogation device (50, 50′) when the rfid signal disruptor device is positioned to protect the rfid data storage device (30, 30′).
Curio Ltd.

Methods for transferring reserves when moving virtual machines across systems

A computer-implemented method for transferring a reserve to a target host, according to one embodiment, includes granting to a source system, by a control unit, a reserve for a volume of a storage device. A push reserve command is received from the source system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Log-structured filed system

Systems, computer-readable mediums, and methods are configured to receive a first request to write a first data block to a solid state storage device. A second request is received to associate the first data block with a first snapshot identifier (id).
Netapp, Inc.

Computing system with a nonvolatile storage and operating method thereof

An operating method of a computing system includes storing, in a submission queue, a command entry corresponding to a request for one of input and output; fetching the command entry from the submission queue, moving data corresponding to the request within a host memory that is under control of a storage device; after moving the data, updating a completion status of the request in a completion queue; and after updating the completion queue, transferring the data between the host memory and the storage device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cache architecture and algorithms for hybrid object storage devices

A method for data storage in a hybrid storage node of a data storage system is provided. The hybrid storage node includes first and second storage devices having different performance characteristics wherein the first devices includes at least one high performance non-volatile memory for cache storage.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Reconstruction of address mapping in a host of a storage system

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of physical blocks, a communication interface connectable to a host, and a controller. The controller is configured to generate metadata of host data, which include user data and metadata of the user data, and write, in a physical block of the nonvolatile memory, the metadata of the host data, the metadata of the user data, and the user data continuously in this order, when the host data are received through the communication interface in association with a write command..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Information processing apparatus

Performing data processing for data sets stored in each of a plurality of storage devices includes collecting access data indicating details of accesses to each of the plurality of storage devices and computing predicted changes in access frequency for each of the storage devices on the basis of the access data for each of the plurality of storage devices in response to a request to reserve a storage area for storing a new data set. A storage device in which the storage area for storing the new data set is to be reserved is selected from among the plurality of storage devices on the basis of the predicted changes for each storage device..
International Business Machines Corporation

Techniques for maintaining communications sessions among nodes in a storage cluster system

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for preparing to respond to failures in performing a data access command to modify client device data in a storage cluster system. An apparatus may include a processor component of a first node coupled to a first storage device; an access component to perform a command on the first storage device; a replication component to exchange a replica of the command with the second node via a communications session formed between the first and second nodes to enable at least a partially parallel performance of the command by the first and second nodes; and a multipath component to change a state of the communications session from inactive to active to enable the exchange of the replica based on an indication of a failure within a third node that precludes performance of the command by the third node.
Netapp Inc.

Recovering from data access errors by controlling access to neighboring memory units

An unrecoverable error is determined when attempting to access data stored in a target memory unit of a storage medium of a data storage device. Access to neighboring memory units that are proximate to the target memory unit is controlled in response.
Seagate Technology Llc

Data storage system with virtual blocks and raid and management method thereof

The invention discloses a data storage system and managing method thereof. The data storage system according to the invention accesses or rebuilds data based on a plurality of primary logical storage devices and at least one spare logical storage device.
Promise Technology, Inc

Method and system for scalable complex event processing of event streams

The present disclosure provides a method and system for a scalable complex event processing of event streams. The method includes reception of one or more input event streams and collection of one or more output event streams.
Iqlect Software Solutions Pvt Ltd.

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.

Storage device and control method

According to one embodiment, a storage device includes a processor which executes first processing, second processing and third processing. The second processing includes processing for relaying a command issued by a host device, and an execution result of the first processing corresponding to the command, between the host device and the first processing.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Subtier-level data assignment in a tiered storage system

An embodiment is directed to a method for determining an assignment of data to be stored on at least one storage tier i of a plurality of storage tiers of a tiered storage system. The method including, for the at least one storage tier i, steps of accessing storage device characteristics of the at least one storage tier i of the plurality; based on the accessed storage device characteristics, splitting the at least one storage tier i into ni storage subtiers of the at least one storage tier i, the ni storage subtiers having respective storage device characteristics; and based on characteristics of data to be stored on the tiered storage system and the respective storage device characteristics of the ni storage subtiers, determining an assignment of data to be stored on each of the ni storage subtiers.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic system and data maintenance method thereof

In one implementation, an electronic system includes a host and a data storage device. The data storage device includes a flash memory, a controller and a delay circuit.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Storage system having a host that manages physical data locations of storage device

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory, a communication interface connectable to a host, and a controller. The controller is configured to carry out writing of data that is received through the communication interface at a physical location of the nonvolatile memory when a write command associated with the data is received through the communication interface, control the communication interface to return a first notification upon determining that the writing of data at the physical location of the nonvolatile memory has completed, and control the communication interface to return a second notification a predetermined period of time after the first notification has been returned..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Transfer of object memory references in a data storage device

Herein are data storage devices that transfer a reference to a data object during a storage operation. The data storage devices include a host controller configured to obtain a reference of an object stored in a shared memory system for writing to a storage media controlled by a drive controller.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device including a memory region, the memory region including a plurality of memory units; and a controller suitable for monitoring an elapsed time and a write count of the memory region, and performing a wear leveling operation for at least one memory unit selected among the plurality of memory units depending on a monitoring result.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Extracting sv shear data from p-wave marine data

A system and method of processing seismic data obtained using a plurality of towed single-component receivers in a marine environment is described, the towed single-component receivers configured to measure compressional p waves. The method comprises retrieving seismic data from a storage device, the seismic data comprising p-p data and shear mode data, wherein the p-p data and shear mode data were both received at the towed single-component receivers configured to measure compressional p waves to generate the seismic data.
Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System

Thermal energy storage devices, systems, and methods

Methods, systems, and device for thermal energy storage are provided. For example, some embodiments include a thermal energy storage device that may include: a first casing wall; a second casing wall; and/or multiple support structures located between the first casing wall and the second casing wall.
Roccor, Llc

Cold storage health monitoring system

A monitoring system for a cold storage device such as a vapor compression refrigerator or freezer. The monitoring system learns operating characteristics of the cold storage device and issues alarm notifications when abnormal behavior is detected.
Emanate Wireless, Inc.

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including: an engine having an exhaust system in which a filter that removes particulate matter is provided; a motor configured to generate a driving force for the hybrid vehicle; a power storage device configured to exchange an electric power with the motor; and an electronic control unit configured to control the engine and the motor. When an accumulation amount of the particulate matter of the filter is equal to or more than a predetermined accumulation amount, the electronic control unit is configured to permit fuel cut of the engine when a temperature of the filter is lower than a predetermined temperature, and the electronic control unit is configured to prohibit the fuel cut of the engine when the temperature of the filter is equal to or higher than the predetermined temperature..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Conductive composition, current collector with base layer for electric storage device, electrode for electric storage device, and electric storage device

The present invention addresses the problem of providing an electrically conductive composition which can be used for producing an electric storage device such as a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery (e.g., a lithium ion secondary battery) having excellent electric conductivity during an ordinary operation and therefore having excellent battery output properties and the like and also having a function of increasing internal resistance when the internal temperature of the battery is increased, and which enables the production of an electric storage device such as a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having excellent electric conductivity and safety-related functions. The problem can be solved by an electrically conductive composition comprising an electrically conductive carbon material (a), a water-soluble resin (b), water-dispersible resin microparticles (c), an aqueous liquid medium (d), and optionally a water-soluble polyvalent metal compound (e), said composition being characterized in that the water-dispersible resin microparticles contain at least olefin resin microparticles..
Toyo Ink Sc Holdings Co., Ltd.

Apparatus for controlling water purifier, water purifier and controlling thereof

A control apparatus for a water purifier includes a storage device and a control unit. The storage device is configured to store discharge information that includes an amount of beverage discharged from the water purifier in a time slot of a predetermined period of time.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Drive device and vehicle

A drive device includes a motor, an inverter, an electric power storage device, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to generate a first pulse width modulation (pwm) signal of the switching elements by comparison of a voltage command of each phase according to a torque command of the motor and a carrier wave voltage, as a first pwm control.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle

A first control device connected with a second power line and configured to control a drive system is configured to send a start prohibition signal of the first control device to a second control device connected with the second power line and configured to control a solar power generation system, upon satisfaction of a prohibition condition including a condition that an abnormality occurs in the drive system. When the second control device receives the start prohibition signal from the first control device, the second control device is configured not to send a start instruction signal for charging to the first control device in spite of a request for solar charging provided to supply electric power from the solar power generation system to a first electrical storage device at a system-off time..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Game system and computer readable storage device

The game system provides a music game which guides respective operation timings. Concretely, the game system presents on a game screen, a game area which includes: five lane images extending in parallel to each other such that a height difference is formed between an upper lane image group and a lower lane image group; and evaluation sign images and object images which are disposed along the respective lane images.
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

A displaying a video image

The present invention relates to a system for displaying a video image to a user having a visual impairment. The system comprises a video camera, a data storage device, a processor and an image display device for displaying processed images in a display region.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd

Hanging curling iron holder

This invention offers multiple uses as a curling iron storage device for both mobile and local purposes. It offers the ability for use while in hanging position.

Method and storage device for expanding and contracting continuous play media seamlessly

One aspect of the invention is a method for playing a stored content providing a plurality of segments which collectively contains the stored content, each segment has using first terminus and a second terminus with the content having a temporal flow from the first terminus to the second terminus. At least one segment is associated with a plurality of links to other segments.
State Of Israel, Ministry Of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization

Power sensitive wireless communication radio management

In one example, a wearable device includes one or more processors, a plurality of communication components, one or more motion sensors configured to detect motion of the wearable device and generate, based on the detected motion, motion data, and a storage device configured to store at least one module. The at least one module may be operable by the one or more processors to: responsive to determining that the wearable device is not connected to the computing device using the first communication technology, determine, based on the motion data, whether the wearable device is currently being worn, and responsive to determining that the wearable device is currently being worn, establish the wireless connection to the computing device using the second communication component..
Google Llc

Carriage systems encoding or decoding jpeg 2000 video

A system configured to decode video data in a packetized elementary stream (pes) including frames of image data. The system includes a processor configured to receive a transport stream including control information associated with the image data including video metadata parameters associated with application specific functions applicable to the image data.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Propagating origin information for applications during application installation

An application is installed on a computing device from an application package. An origin of the application (e.g., a managed installer for an enterprise, a reputation checking service) is propagated to files written to a storage device of the computing device as part of the installation, such as by writing origin information to the storage device as metadata associated with the file.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system for cloud storage of video, and previewing cloud-stored video

Disclosed are a method and system for cloud storage of a video, and method and system for previewing a cloud-stored video. The method for the cloud storage of the video includes: after receiving a video recording plan issued by a platform, a management server determines a target storage device according to a load balancing policy, and issues the video recording plan to the target storage device; the target storage device obtains and stores, according to the video recording plan, a video stream from a front-end device corresponding to the video recording plan; when the target storage device is not able to obtain the video stream from the front-end device, the target storage device sends an alarm to the management server; and after receiving the alarm, the management server issues the video recording plan to other storage devices according to the load balancing policy..
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd.

Device and performing codec rate adaptation in a wireless communication system

A communication device for performing a codec rate adaptation comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Methods of controlling reclaim of nonvolatile memory devices, methods of operating storage devices, and storage devices

In a method of controlling reclaim of a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory blocks, wherein each of the memory blocks includes a plurality of pages, a recovery read operation is performed on first data using an optimal read voltage determined based on the first data, when the first data includes errors which are not correctable, wherein the first data is read from a first page of a first memory block of the memory blocks, and, when the errors of the first data are corrected after the recovery read operation is performed, whether to perform a reclaim of the first page is determined based on threshold voltage distributions of memory cells of the first page, wherein the memory cells are disposed in a region of interest adjacent to the optimal read voltage.. .

Amplifier circuitry and amplifying a signal using said amplifier circuitry

In one aspect the embodiments relate to amplifier circuitry comprising an outphasing region and envelope tracking region. The outphasing region includes a signal processing block capable of receiving an amplitude and phase modulated input signal that is to be amplified, and processing said signal to separate it into two signals (s1, s2) of constant amplitude and modulated phase, a first signal s1 for driving a first rf power amplifier rf pa1 and a second signal s2 for driving a second rf power amplifier rf pa2.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Method and system for optimally distributing power between a battery and a power grid

A method is provided, repeated over successive time slots, for controlling the distribution of power from a time varying renewable power source between a battery and a power grid. The method comprises comparing the maximum input power of a battery with the power output of the time varying power source and determining a ratio for distributing the power between the battery and the power grid based on the comparison.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Energy storage apparatus

An energy storage apparatus including: an outer case having a bottom wall and a side wall; an energy storage device; an insulating member disposed at a position where the energy storage device is sandwiched between the bottom wall and the insulating member; a first adhesive layer which makes the insulating member and the energy storage device adhere to each other; and a second adhesive layer which makes the insulating member and the side wall adhere to each other.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Energy storage apparatus

An energy storage apparatus including: an outer case having an opening portion; a plurality of energy storage devices arranged in a first direction in the outer case; and a positioning projection disposed on opposedly facing inner side surfaces of the outer case, extending in a second direction substantially orthogonal to the first direction toward a lower side of the outer case opposite from the opening, and being capable of positioning the adjacently disposed energy storage devices at the lower side of the outer case.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Energy storage apparatus

An energy storage apparatus includes: an outer case formed of a body, and a lid body which covers an opening of the body; an energy storage device which is accommodated in the outer case; and a handle which is mounted on the lid body. The lid body has a first surface, and a second surface which is disposed adjacently to the first surface.
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Packaging material for power storage device

Packaging material for a power storage device, comprising at least a substrate layer, an adhesive layer, a metal foil layer and a sealant layer wherein the sealant layer contains an inorganic filler and an occupying ratio of the inorganic filler relative to the total thickness of the sealant layer is 5 to 50%, and also to a packaging material for a power storage device, comprising a substrate layer, a barrier layer and also to a packaging material for power storage device, which comprises a substrate layer, a barrier layer and a sealant layer arranged in this order wherein the barrier layer is made of a metal foil and has a corrosion inhibition treatment layer at least at a side of the sealant layer, and the sealant layer is formed directly on the corrosion inhibition layer, has a thickness of 5 to 30 μm, and contains a high melting point material.. .
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Data storage device having multi-stack chip package and operating method thereof

Disclosed is a data storage device including a controller and a multi-stack chip package, and a method of operating a data storage device. The multi-stack chip package includes a first semiconductor chip arranged on a package substrate, a second semiconductor chip arranged on the first semiconductor chip, and a third semiconductor chip is arranged between the first and second semiconductor chips.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Power supply circuit and semiconductor storage device

A power supply circuit and a semiconductor storage device that can achieve low power consumption of the power supply circuit that includes a charge pump circuit are provided. The semiconductor storage device includes a charge pump unit which generates and outputs a boosted voltage by boosting a source voltage, a voltage monitoring unit that performs comparison and determination on magnitudes of a divided voltage obtained by dividing the boosted voltage and a predetermined reference voltage, a charge pump control unit that causes the charge pump unit to operate when the divided voltage is equal to or lower than the reference voltage and causes the charge pump unit to stop when the divided voltage is higher than the reference voltage based on a result of the comparison and determination, and a voltage monitoring control unit that causes the voltage monitoring unit to intermittently stop..
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device including a reference memory region and a normal memory region, and suitable for determining whether to perform a refresh operation, based on the reference memory region; and a controller suitable for determining a first memory region in the normal memory region based on wear leveling operation data, and controlling the nonvolatile memory device to perform the refresh operation for a second memory region excluding the first memory region in the normal memory region.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Monitoring removal and replacement of tools within an inventory control system

An inventory control system is described that includes a tool storage device including a drawer or a tray providing a pallet, wherein the pallet includes storage locations for objects; a sensing device configured to form an image of the storage locations; and a data processor configured to determine presence or absence of the pallet and presence or absence of objects within the storage locations of the pallet using the information from the image.. .
Snap-on Incorporated

Automated custom website storefront creation

Method, system, and program product are disclosed for automating the creation of a customized website storefront including obtaining, using a processor, one or more bond characteristics. Once obtained, the bond characteristics may be used to automatically identify, from a reference table database, one or more data structures.
Focus!...on Innovation, Inc.

Method and system for identity and credential protection and verification via blockchain

A method for distributed storage of identity data includes: receiving entity data for a plurality of entities, the data including an associated public key, associated attributes, and a geographic jurisdiction, and where one entity is a subordinate; generating a data file for each entity including the associated attributes and public key, and where the subordinate entity's data file includes a digital signature associated with a superior entity; generating an identity value for each entity via hashing the associated data file; and storing, in a distributed hash table, a key-value pair for each entity, wherein the key is the associated identity value, the value comprises the associated attributes, and the key-value pair is stored in a physical data storage device located in a geographic area corresponding to the associated geographic jurisdiction.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

System and storing and accessing data

A method of structuring data in a virtual file system, includes using the file system to apply specific handling of data that represents genomic sequence information or information that is related to genomic sequences. The method also concerns portioning the data into a collection of storage devices that have different cost and performance characteristics, wherein the splitting policy is based on a cost model.
Petagene Ltd

Method and compressing metadata in a file system

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method and an apparatus for compressing metadata in a file system. The method comprises, in response to receiving a first request for writing first data to a file, determining whether the first request is for an initial write to a storage area associated with a second indirect block in the first group of indirect blocks, the first group of indirect blocks at least including a first indirect block and the second indirect block.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Memory system and host device that maintain compatibility with memory dvices under previous standards and/or versions of standards

A memory system includes a storage device and a host device. The storage device includes a memory device and a device controller.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Data storage device and flash memory control method

A flash memory control technology with high reliability. In a power recovery process, a microcontroller is configured to duplicate a last write page of a run-time write block of a flash memory and thereby generate a duplicated page in the run-time write block to replace the last write page for reliability enhancement..
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Storage device capable of performing peer-to-peer communication and data storage system including the same

A first storage device capable of performing peer-to-peer communications with a second storage device includes a first submission queue for storing a first operation code; a first completion queue for storing a first indication signal; and a first controller configured to, read the first operation code stored in the first submission queue, create a command including a second operation code based on the first operation code, issue the command to the second storage device, and receive and processes a second completion signal transmitted from the second storage device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage device storing data using raid

A storage device includes a plurality of first memories, a controller, and a second memory. The controller controls the first memories such that first and second data chunks associated with target data are distributively stored in the plurality of first memories.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Eventually durable redundancy encoded data storage

Techniques for making storage of data objects eventually durable using redundancy encoding are described herein. Data objects are stored in a first set of data storage devices with a first durability.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory. The flash memory includes a plurality of weak pages and a plurality of strong pages, wherein each of the strong pages is paired with one of the weak pages, and each of the strong pages has error-correction information of the paired weak page..
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Data storage device initiation of firmware download during inactivity

A method includes a data storage device having a device parameter, said data storage device identifying a firmware image that is associated with said device parameter and is a more current version than a firmware image installed on the data storage device, wherein the identified firmware image is available from a firmware repository. The method further includes the data storage device initiating a download of the identified firmware image from the firmware repository during a period of time that the data storage device is handling no input-output tasks.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Storage device and operating method thereof

A storage device including a nonvolatile memory device and an operating method of the storage device. The method includes receiving first data from an external device, compressing the received first data based on a first compression ratio, programming the compressed first data in the nonvolatile memory device, reading second data from the nonvolatile memory device, compressing the second data based on a second compression ratio that may be higher than the first compression ratio, and programming the compressed second data in the nonvolatile memory device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Power management and monitoring for storage devices

In one embodiment, a command for a storage device may be received, wherein the command comprises a plurality of stages. Power for the plurality of stages of the command may be dynamically allocated, wherein power for a first stage of the command is allocated first, and power for each remaining stage of the command is allocated after a preceding stage is performed..
Intel Corporation

Methods for accessing a solid state disk for qos (quality of service) and apparatuses using the same

The invention introduces a method for accessing a solid state disk for qos (quality of service), performed by a processing unit, including at least the following steps: obtaining execution histories of vms (virtual machines); selecting one of the fifo (first-in-first-out) queues according to the execution histories and qos; obtaining a first data access request, which was entered earliest in the selected fifo queue; and directing a storage device to complete a data access operation according to the first data access request.. .
Shannon Systems Ltd.

Data storage device and data writing method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device that includes a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory has a plurality of tlc blocks, wherein each of the tlc blocks includes a plurality of pages.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Data storage device and data writing method thereof

A data storage device including a flash memory and a controller is provided. The flash memory has a plurality of tlc blocks, each of which includes a plurality of pages.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Real-time equipment control

In one example, a system for real-time execution in a non-real-time processing system includes a processor and a processor and storage device. The storage device stores instructions that, in response to execution by the processor, cause the processor to identify a processing unit for a single thread real-time execution environment.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Device and detecting at least one structure-borne sound signal

A method is provided for detecting at least one structure-borne sound signal, in particular for detecting at least one damage event and/or at least one contact event. On a motor vehicle with a sensor, provision is made for a site of impact of the damage event and/or contact event to be determined by recording at least one measurement signal at a single sensor having a single structural unit, and for separately determining the distance between the sensor and the site of impact and the direction from which the structure-borne sound signal hits the single sensor.
Hella Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

Sample analysis tool employing a broadband angle-selective filter

A sample analysis tool includes a sample chamber to hold a sample. The tool also includes a broadband angle-selective filter arranged along an optical path with the sample chamber.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Combustion chamber elasticity device

An energy storage device is provided for a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. The energy storage device includes first and second end connectors connected to respective ones of a piston and crankshaft, and a flexible connection rod portion rotatably connected with the first and second end connectors.
Cummins Inc.

Regenerative braking system and method

A method for recovering energy during braking of a vehicle is provided. The vehicle has at least one rotatable ground engaging member, a generator operatively connected to the at least one rotatable ground engaging member, and at least one energy storage device coupled to the generator.
Consortium De Recherche Brp - Universite De Sherbrooke S.e.n.c.

Method for recharging an electrical energy storage device of a hybrid vehicle, drive unit for a hybrid vehicle, and hybrid vehicle

In a method for recharging an electrical energy storage device of a hybrid vehicle, the hybrid vehicle includes an internal combustion engine, first and second electric machines, and a drive shaft, the internal combustion engine and the first electric machine are directly mechanically coupled, the second electric machine and the drive shaft are directly mechanically coupled, and the internal combustion engine and the drive shaft are variably mechanically coupled by a gear device. A drive unit for a hybrid vehicle includes an electrical energy storage device, an internal combustion engine, first and second electric machines, and a drive shaft, wherein the internal combustion engine and the first electric machine are directly mechanically coupled, the second electric machine and the drive shaft are directly mechanically coupled, and the internal combustion engine and the drive shaft are variably mechanically coupled by a gear device.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

Motor vehicle and energy storage device

A motor vehicle with an energy storage device with at least one electric energy store and an air conditioning device for an active control of the temperature of the energy store accommodated in a housing. At least one air inlet opening and at least one air outlet opening are provided at the housing, and an ambient air stream can be guided by the air inlet opening into the housing and by the air outlet opening from the housing for passive cooling..
Audi Ag

Apparatus and increased realism of training on exercise machines

An exercise machine includes a cyclical actuator and a mechanical energy storage device. Connective structure operatively connects the cyclical actuator to the mechanical energy storage device.

Performing an apheresis procedure on a human subject with identity input data

A system for performing an apheresis procedure on a human subject includes an apheresis device having a communication channel in communication with a data storage device remote from the apheresis treatment device, an input device configured to receive an identity input data, wherein the identity input data comprises a combination of data, and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to compare the identity input data to an identity of a human subject downloaded from the data storage device and, if the combination of data is consistent with two or more subject-specific information for a subject data entry, to provide access to an apheresis procedure operated according to the pre-programmed parameters on the apheresis device.
Fenwal, Inc.

Trotline organizing and storage device

A trotline organizing and storage device includes a tube having a first end, which is closed, and a second end, which is open. A slot, positioned in a wall of the tube, extends from the second end to proximate to the first end.

Renesas Electronics Corporation

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Base station, wireless terminal, and control base station

A base station configured to perform wireless communication with a wireless terminal includes a storage device and a processor. The storage device is configured to store a scheduling policy associated with an identifier of the wireless terminal, and indicating that at least one of a first frequency band and a second frequency band is used for the wireless communication.
Nec Corporation

Device, software installation method, and storage medium

Provided is an image forming device which is capable of connecting an external storage device. After the external storage device has been connected to the image forming device, the image forming device performs a software installation based on setting data acquired from the external storage device.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Techniques for storing and distributing metadata among nodes in a storage cluster system

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for reducing the time required for a node to take over for a failed node or to boot. An apparatus includes an access component to retrieve a metadata from a storage device coupled to a first d-module of a first node during boot, the metadata generated from a first mutable metadata portion and an immutable metadata portion, and the first metadata specifying a first address of a second d-module of a second node; a replication component to contact the second data storage module at the first address; and a generation component to, in response to failure of the contact, request a second mutable metadata portion from a n-module of the first node and generate a second metadata from the second mutable metadata portion and the immutable metadata portion, the second mutable metadata portion specifying a second address of the second d-module..
Netapp Inc.

Wireless control of streaming computing device

The disclosed subject matter includes techniques for wireless control. A system includes a processor.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Information masking using certificate authority

An apparatus for use in a digital messaging system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device storing software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configured the processor to: generate a first message comprising a payload portion; encrypt the payload portion of the message; derive a first session key from a domain-specific key; and sign the message using the first session key..
The Toronto-dominion Bank

High-availability computer system, working method and the use thereof

A high-availability computer system includes a plurality of computer nodes for parallel data processing, wherein each computer node has at least one data processing component and a main memory. The computer system furthermore includes a plurality of storage nodes, wherein each storage node has at least one non-volatile mass storage device.
Fujitsu Limited

Managing client access for storage cluster performance guarantees

Performance of a distributed storage system with data distributed substantially, evenly across a cluster of storage devices can be dynamically managed of the distributed storage system with respect to performance guarantees to clients of the distributed storage system. Capacity of the distributed storage system in terms of one or more metrics can be determined.
Netapp, Inc.

Methods and systems to identify and respond to low-priority event messages

Methods and systems to identify and respond to low-priority event messages are described. Methods identify types of event messages recorded in event-log files as low-priority event messages.
Vmware, Inc.

Certificate authority master key tracking on distributed ledger

An apparatus for use in a digital messaging system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device storing software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configured the processor to: generate a master private and public key pair; associate the master private and public key pair with a first certificate; and derive at least one domain-specific key from the one of the master private and public key pair.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Motion prediction for wireless power transfer

A signal generator generates an electrical signal that is sent to an amplifier, which increases the power of the signal using power from a power source. The amplified signal is fed to a sender transducer to generate ultrasonic waves that can be focused and sent to a receiver.
Ubeam Inc.

Electric generating system

An electric generating system includes an electric generator, a driver, an electric power supply, an electric power storage device, a discharging switch, a charging switch and an electric power switch unit. The electric power supply supplies electric power to the driver to operate the electric generator to generate electric power.

Energy storage vehicle and vehicle

An energy storage apparatus for a vehicle, the energy storage apparatus including: an energy storage device; and a cut-off device which cuts off a current to/from the energy storage device when a voltage or a capacity of the energy storage device is lower than a threshold. The threshold for the cut-off device is different between a state in which the vehicle is traveling and a state in which the vehicle is being parked..
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Power distributed device

A power distributed device provides a plurality of dc power outputs served as the power required by many servers and many data storage devices. The power distributed device includes a plurality of power supplies.
Etasis Electronics Corporation

Electrochemical energy storage devices

Provided herein are energy storage devices. In some cases, the energy storage devices are capable of being transported on a vehicle and storing a large amount of energy.
Ambri Inc.

Energy storage device

An energy storage device includes a first locking portion for locking a rotation of a positive electrode current collecting member about a shaft portion of a positive electrode terminal with respect to a lower insulating member. The first locking portion includes: a recessed portion formed on the lower insulating member; and a projecting portion formed on the positive electrode current collecting member.
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Data storage device and voltage protection method thereof

A data storage device includes a flash memory, a voltage detection device, and a controller. The flash memory is arranged to store data.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Semiconductor storage device and control semiconductor storage device with detecting levels of a multi-ary signal

According to one embodiment, there is provided a semiconductor storage device including n word lines, m bit lines, multiple memory cells, and a read circuit. N is an integer of four or greater.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Electronic device including monitoring circuit and storage device included therein

An electronic device may include an embedded storage device connected to directly communicate with an extended storage device, and an application processor connected to directly communicate with the embedded storage device and connected to the extended storage device through the embedded storage device. The embedded storage device includes a monitoring device that monitors commands received from the application processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Control device, magnetic disk control system, and control controlling disk storage device

The control device of the disk storage device includes a control unit that controls a motor and retracts the head from over a disk to a ramp mechanism when power supply is shut down, an acquisition unit that acquires information related to a moving distance of the head that retracts to the ramp mechanism, and a calculation unit that calculates the moving distance of the head based on the information acquired by the acquisition unit. The control unit switches an operation of the motor from a first retract operation to a second retract operation when determining that the head reaches a first position after passing through an inclined surface of the ramp mechanism based on the moving distance calculated by the calculation unit..

Active fiber composite data storage device suspension

A data storage device may employ a suspension that positions a transducing head proximal a data storage medium. The suspension can consist of an active fiber composite that spans a portion of a loadbeam.
Seagate Technology Llc

Systems and enabling a data exchange

The present disclosure involves systems and methods for automatically analyzing available data exchange terms based on an analysis and comparison of available terms, where some of the terms may be unavailable in the current data exchange context based on the user and counter party to the data exchange. One example system includes a memory and a processor.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Data transition in highly parallel database management system

A massively parallel database management system includes an index store and a payload store including a set of storage systems of different temperatures. Both the stores each include a list of clusters.
Ocient Llc

Randomized data distribution in highly parallel database management system

A massively parallel database management system includes an index store and a payload store including a set of storage systems of different temperatures. Both the index store and the storage system each include a list of clusters.
Ocient Llc

Systems and methods for file loading

The application describes systems and methods for loading a data file with a data pad having a pattern that enables identification of the data file during certain file operations. In one aspect, a file loading system comprises a datastore configured to store a plurality of data files where the plurality of data files include a plurality of original data files and at least one loaded data file.

Search query processing

Methods, systems, and computer program products for processing a search query store the search query in one or more persistent storage devices in response to the search query being received. Periodically and automatically thereafter, the search query is retrieved from the one or more persistent storage devices, and source data that relates to the search query is retrieved, using an iterative optimization algorithm, from one or more backend data sources.
Amadeus S.a.s.

Scalable distributed storage architecture

Techniques are disclosed for providing a file system interface for an object store intended to support simultaneous access to objects stored in the object store by multiple clients. In accordance with one method, an abstraction of a root directory to a hierarchical namespace for the object store is exposed to clients.
Vmware, Inc.

A fast and efficient multi-threaded algorithm for deleting an arbitrarily wide and deep directory tree using limited system resources

Example implementations described herein include systems and methods for processing the deletion of a directory that can include one or more subdirectories. In a system including a server having a hardware-side and a software-side that manages one or more storage systems or storage devices, a client may request the deletion of a directory, whereupon the processing of the directory occurs in a work queue and subtree queue for processing subdirectories..
Hitachi, Data Systems Engineering Uk Limited

Database table format conversion based on user data access patterns in a networked computing environment

An approach for conversion between database formats (e.g., from a relational database format to a hash table or a “big table” database format) based on user data access patterns in a networked computing environment is provided. A first set of database tables having a first format is identified based on a set of access patterns stored in a computer storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Controlling data storage devices across multiple servers

A system includes multiple servers, each server including a host bus adapter (hba) and multiple data storage devices. The system further includes a controller including a switch, wherein the switch has first ports and second ports, each first port being coupled to a hba of one server, and each second port being coupled to one of the data storage devices, and wherein communications between any of the hbas and any of the data storage devices are directed through the switch.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Non-volatile storage system and data storage access protocol for non-volatile storage devices

A non-volatile storage system includes: a host and a storage device. The host includes a submission queue memory, a completion queue memory, and a read/write data memory, and the storage device includes: a controller configured to concurrently communicate with the read/write data memory and with at least one of the submission queue memory and the completion queue memory; and a memory device configured to communicate with the controller..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Masking storage device presence

An example method to hide a presence of a storage device is provided herein. The method masks the presence of the storage device using a microcontroller that controls a presence bit.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Efficient and secure direct storage device sharing in virtualized environments

A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for direct storage device sharing in a virtualized environment. In an embodiment, the method comprises assigning each of a plurality of virtual functions an associated memory area of a physical memory, and executing the virtual functions in a single root-input/output virtualization environment to provide each of a plurality of guests with direct access to the physical memory.
International Business Machines Corporation

Distributed integrated high-speed solid-state non-volatile random-access memory

A system may include embedded storage devices, each including: a first solid state drive (ssd) storage portion and a second non-volatile random-access memory (nvram) portion. The nvram portion includes a random access memory (ram) device, a processing device, and an energy source, where the first ssd portion and the second nvram portion are separately addressable.
Pure Storage, Inc.

Peer-to-peer non-volatile random-access memory

A system may include embedded storage devices, each including an addressable non-volatile random-access memory (nvram) portion and storage system controllers operatively coupled to the embedded storage devices via a full-duplex switched network. The storage system controllers may be configured to instruct a first embedded storage device of the plurality of embedded storage devices to: receive first data to be stored in a first nvram portion of the embedded storage device, store the first data in the first nvram portion of the first embedded storage device, and send second data to a second nvram portion of a second embedded storage device directly via the full-duplex switched network..
Pure Storage, Inc.

Data protection for a cold storage system

A cold storage system includes data storage devices configured to store data blocks and parity storage devices configured to store protection blocks. The data storage devices and the parity storage devices form a multiple dimensional matrix having multiple rows and multiple columns.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Trace hub logic with automatic event triggering

Technologies for execution trace with automatic event triggering include a computing device that includes an execution trace hub. The trace hub observes execution trace packets and determines whether the execution trace packets match one or more event trigger rules.
Intel Corporation

Scheduling operations for a storage device

A request to perform an operation at a storage device of a storage array may be received. Schedulable units of the storage device may be identified.
Pure Storage, Inc.

Secure storage devices, with physical input device, for secure configuration in a configuration-ready mode

A secure storage device includes a physical key input device, a secure memory and a controller. The controller arbitrates access by a host to securely configure the device based on the device's mode of operation.
Apricorn

Storage device with fine grained search capability

A storage device is described. The storage device includes non volatile memory having data storage resources organized into slots to store chunks of data.
Intel Corporation

Method and avoiding bus contention after initialization failure

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a storage device comprising a nand flash memory device comprising a plurality of nand flash memory units. The storage device is to determine that the nand flash memory device did not pass an initialization procedure; identify a first addressing scheme that is implemented by one or more of the nand flash memory units that initialized properly; and after the initialization procedure, instruct each of the plurality of nand flash memory units to implement the first addressing scheme..
Intel Corporation

Profile-based data-flow regulation to backend storage volumes

A method for regulating a flow of data to backend storage devices includes generating, at a host system, writes intended for a backend storage volume. The method receives the writes into a first level cache of a storage virtualization appliance.
International Business Machines Corporation

Declustered array of storage devices with chunk groups and support for multiple erasure schemes

Embodiments of a declustered, fault-tolerant array of storage devices for use with computer, networked, cloud-based, and other data storage applications are described. In some embodiments, the array generates a chunk group mapping with a high utilization of storage device space, provides evenly distributed hot spares, supports multiple erasure schemes including reed-solomon codes and local reconstruction codes, and provides high storage device rebuild speed after storage device failure.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Multi-speed data storage device with media cache for high speed writes

Apparatus and method for managing data transfers in a data storage device with rotational media that can be rotated at different speeds. In some embodiments, a non-volatile main memory is formed on a rotatable medium accessed by a moveable data transducer.
Seagate Technology Llc

Migrating data between volumes using virtual copy operation

A storage controller coupled to a storage array comprising one or more storage devices initiates a transformation of data from a block-based storage system resident on the storage array to a file-based storage system resident on a storage array. The storage controller identifies a plurality of data blocks to be transformed from the block-based storage system and generates metadata for a file in the file-based storage system, the metadata to associate the plurality of data blocks with the file..
Pure Storage, Inc.

Input apparatus and computer-readable storage medium

A displaying input device, including a display, a touch-sensitive panel, a storage device, and a controller, is provided. The controller executes a detecting process, wherein a pointer position of a pointer based on position information output from the touch-sensitive panel and a specific operation performed by the pointer are detected; an initial display process, wherein an overall image based on data stored in the storage device is displayed in an initial size at a selectable image display area in an image displayable region; an enlarged image display process, wherein an enlarged image being a part of the overall image is displayed in an enlarged size in an enlarged image display area in the image displayable region; and a selection acceptance process, wherein selection of one of selectable images in the overall image which is displayed at a released position, where a releasing operation is performed, is accepted..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Energy storage apparatus, energy storage system, and determining state of energy storage apparatus

An energy storage apparatus includes a plurality of energy storage devices connected in series, a voltage detection unit configured to detect voltage of each of the energy storage devices, and a monitoring unit configured to monitor the plurality of energy storage devices. The monitoring unit determines a state of the energy storage apparatus in accordance with average cell voltage or an average soc of the plurality of energy storage devices and minimum cell voltage of the plurality of energy storage devices..
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Self-powered multi-functional structural health monitoring sensor

A structural health monitoring module including a sensor attached to a surface of a structural member configured to convert a strain on the structural member to electric energy, a gate operationally connected to the sensor and configured to control distribution of the energy, an energy storage device operationally connected to the gate and configured to receive the energy from the sensor, a data collection device configured to receive the energy from the sensor and at least one of process and record data related to the received energy, and a data transmission device configured to wirelessly transmit data from the data collection device to an external receiver. The gate is configured to direct a portion of the energy to the storage device in a storage state and configured to direct a portion of the energy to the data collection device when in load monitoring or interrogation states..
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Power supply device for vehicle

A power supply device for a vehicle includes: a first energy storage device having a first energy storage element; a second energy storage device having a second energy storage element; a switch which switches between a state in which the first energy storage device and the second energy storage device are connected in parallel and a state in which the first energy storage device and the second energy storage device are separated from each other; and a switch controller. Each of the first energy storage element and the second energy storage element is an energy storage element having an soc-ocv characteristic having a flat region thereon, and the switch controller switches the switch from an off-state to an on-state when each of the first energy storage element and the second energy storage element is in the flat region of the soc-ocv characteristic..
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Image processing device, endoscope apparatus, information storage device, and image processing method

An image processing device includes a processor including hardware, the processor being configured to: acquire an input image; detect an arc curve in the input image; determine a change in a luminance of a pixel in a direction from an inner side toward an outer side of the arc curve; detect, as a representative bubble region, a region including the arc curve involving a change determined to be an increase in the luminance in the direction from the inner side toward the outer side; and extract a bubble region, based on the representative bubble region.. .
Olympus Corporation

Wall mounted storage device with integrated hinge

A storage device coupleable to a structure includes a mounting plate and an external plate coupled to the mounting plate to define a receiving cavity. The storage device also includes a hinge plate received in the receiving cavity and coupled to the external plate, with the hinge plate pivotably moveable about a pivot axis between an open position and a closed position..
Steel Wave Ventures, Llc

System and providing directions haptically

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for providing directions haptically such that sight and hearing can continue unimpeded. In one exemplary embodiment, a wearable device (such as earphones, ear rings, gloves, glasses, or other wearable objects) configured as disclosed herein receives directions to an intended destination for a user, the directions comprising a movement action and a distance to the movement action.

Vaporization device systems and methods

Provided herein are systems and methods to generate an inhalable vapor in an electronic vaporization device. The vaporization device may generate a vapor with one or more defined characteristics.
Juul Labs, Inc.

Vaporization device systems and methods

Provided herein are systems and methods to generate an inhalable vapor in an electronic vaporization device. The vaporization device may generate a vapor with one or more defined characteristics.
Juul Labs, Inc.

Decoloring device, image processing system, and decoloring method

According to one embodiment, a decoloring device includes a reading unit, a decoloring unit, and a control unit. The reading unit is configured to read control information from a first image formed in a predetermined area of a sheet.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for providing messages to multiple subscribers

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage device, for: receiving messages from a plurality of publishers; assigning each of the messages to one of a plurality of channels, wherein each channel comprises an ordered plurality of messages; storing messages of each of the channels in respective storage buffers according to the order, wherein each storage buffer comprises a respective time-to-live of a first time duration; for a particular channel, retrieving messages of the particular channel from respective storage buffers; storing the retrieved messages of the particular channel in a delivery buffer, the delivery buffer comprising data blocks, wherein each data block comprises a respective time-to-live of a second time duration; and providing the messages stored in the delivery buffer to a plurality of subscribers of the particular channel.. .
Machine Zone, Inc.

Computer security vulnerability assessment

Computer security vulnerability assessment is performed with product binary data and product vulnerability data that correspond with product identification data. A correspondence between the product binary data and the product vulnerability data is determined, and a binaries-to-vulnerabilities database is generated.
Opswat, Inc.

Software method to detect and prevent silent datapath ip route lookup failures

Various embodiments relate to an apparatus, method and a non-transitory computer readable medium including a control plane microprocessor which is configured receive a first route from a forwarding information base, generate an internet protocol (ip) address lookup based on the first route and generate an ip route lookup request based on the ip address lookup, a shared memory configured to receive the ip route lookup request from the control plane microprocessor and a datapath processor configured to receive an ip lookup request from the control plane microprocessor, receive the ip route lookup request from the shared memory and perform an ip route datapath lookup on a storage device, wherein the control plane microprocessor compares the result of the ip route datapath lookup to the first route.. .
Alcatel-lucent Canada, Inc.

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium suitable for acquiring status information

Provided is an electronic apparatus that, even when extensions increase, acquires status information in a short time, and suppresses an increase in capacity of a storage device that stores firmware. A status-information-acquisition unit executes applications that are stored in an hdd (storage device) and downloaded from a cloud server (application-providing server), and acquires status information of each of the extensions.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Quality of service and streaming attributes for a data storage device

A host/device interface coupled between a host and a storage device, and including a data interface and a quality of service (qos) and configured to communicate a qos signal with the host. The qos interface cooperates with the data interface to selectively manage a storage qos on the storage device.

Systems and methods for transmitting data from an underwater station

The systems and methods described herein include releasable storage devices that can surface with data. The devices include data storage, an antenna, battery and means to propel the device to the surface or into the atmosphere.
Hadal, Inc.

Adaptor for use in storage device

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an adapter for use in a storage device. The adapter comprises a substrate including a circuit board and adapted to support a pcie card in the storage device; a first connector fixed on the substrate and electrically connected with the circuit board, the first connector adapted to connect to the storage device; and an adapting part connected with the substrate and electrically connected with the circuit board, the adapting part including a slot that is adapted to connect to a second connector of the pcie card.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Device for supplying fuel to a motor vehicle having a fuel cell

A device for supplying fuel to a motor vehicle having a fuel cell, comprising a generating device for generating hydrogen, a filling device for filling an exchangeable hydrogen storage device with hydrogen generated, and a loading and unloading device for the automatic unloading of an emptied hydrogen storage device from a mounting device of the motor vehicle, as well as for loading the mounting device with a filled hydrogen storage device.. .
Audi Ag

Current collectors incorporating electrohydrodynamically deposited carbonaceous material

Exemplary energy storage devices, battery cells, and batteries of the present technology may include a cathode active material disposed on a cathode current collector. The devices may also include an anode active material disposed on an anode current collector.
Apple Inc.

Energy storage apparatus

An energy storage apparatus includes an energy storage device, a circuit board, a first outer case, and a metal bar which electrically connects an external conductive member and the circuit board to each other, the metal bar is integrally formed with the first outer case, and an end part of the metal bar which is exposed inward from the first outer case is inserted into a first connector of the circuit board.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Thermal runaway shield

A thermal runaway shield (“trs”) having at least one trs module. The trs module comprises a first wall, a second wall, and fibers.
Kulr Technology Corporation

Ceramic materials and seals for high temperature reactive material devices

The disclosure provides seals for devices that operate at elevated temperatures and have reactive metal vapors, such as lithium, sodium or magnesium. In some examples, such devices include energy storage devices that may be used within an electrical power grid or as part of a standalone system.
Ambri Inc.

High-performance supercapacitors based on metal nanowire yarns

An energy-storage device is formed from a first and a second yarn, each yarn including a plurality of nanowires including aluminum and/or a transition metal. An anode pad is in contact with the first yarn and a cathode pad is in contact with the second yarn.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Data storage device and voltage protection method thereof

A data storage device includes a flash memory, a voltage detection device, and a controller. The flash memory is arranged to store data.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Electronic device comprising storage devices transmitting reference clock via cascade coupling structure

Disclosed is an electronic device which includes an application processor configured to generate a reference clock, a first storage device configured to receive the reference clock from the application processor through a clock input port, to output the reference clock to a clock output port, and to communicate with the application processor by using the reference clock, and a second storage device configured to receive the reference clock from the clock output port and use the reference clock for communication with the first storage device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Data storage enclosure with acoustic baffle

A data storage enclosure can employ an acoustic baffle for the purpose of reducing performance degradation in a data storage device, such as a rotating medium hard disk drive. A storage enclosure may house a plurality of data storage devices and at least one cooling feature.
Seagate Technology Llc

Storage device and managing storage device

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for managing a storage device and a storage device, the storage device including a chassis and a hard disk assembly. The method comprises: receiving a signal indicating a position of the hard disk assembly relative to the chassis, the hard disk assembly being slidably coupled to the chassis, and the signal being generated by an electromechanical element disposed on the hard disk assembly; and controlling a rotating speed of a fan based at least in part on the signal, the fan being disposed in the chassis and configured to blow wind to the hard disk assembly..
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Variable scoping capability for physical tape layout diagnostic structure of tape storage device

A computer program product, according to one embodiment, includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith. The computer readable storage medium is not a transitory signal per se.
International Business Machines Corporation

A teaching and assessment system and method

A method for producing a normalised output of a characteristic of a monitored and developing entity, the method including intermittently retrieving information indicative of a test from an information storage device to an information processing means, communicating information indicative of one or more questions of the test from the processing means to the entity via an audio and/or visual communication provided by a multimedia communication means, communicating information indicative of an audio and/or visual communication from a puppet narrator to the entity via the multimedia communication means, calculating, from recorded information indicative of a response of the entity to the one or more questions and the puppet narrator, with the processing means, a score of attainment of the entity corresponding to the one or more questions of the test, and outputting the score as a measure of attainment of the entity in response to the test.. .
Developing Experts Limited

Real time virtual draft system and method

An apparatus for use in a digital asset tracking system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configure the processor to receive a signal representing a request comprising a first transfer from a first digital container associated with a first client to a second digital container associated with a second client.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Real tme virtual draft system and method

An apparatus for use in a digital asset tracking system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configure the processor to receive a signal representing a request comprising a first transfer from a first digital container associated with a first client to a second digital container associated with a second client.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Settlement terminal and protecting data stored in the settlement terminal against tampering

A settlement terminal includes a card reader, a settlement processing unit including a processor programmed to carry out a settlement process using information acquired through the card reader and a tampering detection process, a storage device in which a first set of programs is stored after encryption by a first key and a second set of programs is stored after encryption by a second key, each set of programs including a first program for operating the card reader, and a second program for carrying out the settlement process. Upon detection of tampering, the processor of the settlement processing unit notifies an external terminal of the tampering and upon receiving an update instruction from the external terminal, updates a current set of programs used for operating the card reader and carrying out the settlement process from the first set to the second set..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Secure disk access control

A request is received from a security tool, the request relating to an event involving data records in a storage device. An application programming interface (api) is used to interface with secure storage functionality of the storage device, the secure storage functionality enabling a set of secure storage operations.
Mcafee, Llc

Personalized access to storage device through a network

A technique is provided for a personalized access to a storage device from a communication device through a local network, with public data and private data being stored in the storage device. The storage device is configured to retrieve an identifier of the local network, allow access to the public data and a set of private data if the retrieved identifier is included in a first list of local networks, and deny access to the set of private data if the retrieved identifier is not included in the first list of the local networks..
Alcatel Lucent

Device access control

Examples are provided for device access control. In one example, a computing device to which access is controlled includes a display device for presenting a user interface, a processor, and a storage device storing instructions executable by the processor to, for each of a threshold number of rounds, display a plurality of candidate regions, each candidate region including a plurality of candidate authentication objects, and receive input indicating a device access control response.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Flight management system updates

An improved system for updating a flight management system of an aircraft is described. A flight management system is configured to execute an operation.
The Boeing Company

Method and system for sorting a search result with space objects, and a computer-readable storage device

The disclosure is related to a method and a system for sorting a search result with multiple space objects. The method is operated in a mobile device, and firstly a photographing unit therein is activated to capture an image of a real scene.

Library for seamless management of storage devices

An approach for using a storage library to translate commands from one command language into a different command language. The approach includes receiving a storage request in a command language from an application.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Electronic device providing bypass path to indirectly connected storage device among serially connected storage devices, storage device included therein, computing system including the same, and communicating therewith

According to at least some example embodiments of the inventive concepts, an electronic device includes an embedded storage device that is, configured to connect to a removable storage device, and configured to directly communicate with the removable storage device, when connected to the removable storage device; and an application processor connected to directly communicate with the embedded storage device and not directly connected with the removable storage device, wherein, the embedded storage device is configured to, in response to a disable command received from the application processor, decrease an amount of power supplied to all or some of circuits included in the embedded storage device, and provide a bypass path that is configured to transfer a normal command and data from the application processor to the removable storage device, when the removable storage device is connected to the bypass path.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Flushing pages from solid-state storage device

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method and device for flushing pages from a solid-state storage device. Specifically, the present disclosure discloses a method, of flushing pages from a solid-state storage device comprising: determining a first number based on a period length of one flushing cycle and a period length required for building one flushing transaction, the first number indicating a maximum number of flushing transactions that can be built in the flushing cycle; and flushing pages from the solid-state storage device with an upper limit of the first number in the flushing cycle.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Cooperative write-back cache flushing for storage devices

In one embodiment, a request to access a first storage location of a storage device may be received, wherein the storage device comprises a data storage and a cache. The cache may be accessed to obtain data for one or more second storage locations of the storage device, wherein the data for the one or more second storage locations has not been written to the data storage, and wherein the first storage location and the one or more second storage locations are located near each other on the data storage.
Intel Corporation

Technologies for providing cross data storage device communications

Technologies for providing cross data storage device communication include a compute device to transmit, with a processor, a move request to a first data storage device. The first data storage device is to transmit, in response to the move request, a completion notification to the processor.

Storage device that restores data lost during a subsequent data write

A storage device that can be connected to a host device includes a plurality of nonvolatile memories. Each nonvolatile memory includes first memory cells connected to a first word line and second memory cells connected to a second word line.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Technologies for combining logical-to-physical address updates

Technologies for combining logical-to-physical address updates include a data storage device. The data storage device includes a non-volatile memory to store data and a logical to physical (l2p) table indicative of logical addresses and associated physical addresses of the data.
Intel Corporation

Techniques to manage key-value storage at a memory or storage device

Examples may include techniques to manage key-value storage at a memory or storage device. A key-value command such as a put key-value command is received and data for a key and data for a value included in the put key-value command may be stored in one or more first non-volatile memory (nvm) devices maintained at a memory or storage device.
Intel Corporation

Storage device that restores data lost during a subsequent data write

A storage device includes a plurality of nonvolatile memories each of which includes first memory cells connected to a first word line and second memory cells connected to a second word line that is adjacent to the first word line, and a controller. The controller is configured to maintain parity data for data written in the first memory cells of the nonvolatile memories, and when carrying out data writing in the second memory cells connected to the second word line in a targeted nonvolatile memory, which is one of the plurality of nonvolatile memories, upon detecting a failure in the data writing therein, carrying out restoration of data that were written in the first memory cells of the targeted nonvolatile memory using the parity data..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Systems and methods of memory allocation for neural networks

A method may include accessing a data processing architecture associated with a neural network to determine dependencies between intermediate data layers of the neural network; obtaining dimensions of the intermediate data layers in the neural network; calculating a minimum number of data storage portions for executing the neural network based on the dependencies; determining a memory allocation size for each respective data storage portion of the data storage portions based on the dimensions and dependencies; allocating memory on a storage device for each data storage portion in accordance with its respective determined memory allocation size.. .
Apple Inc.

Auto bootloader recovery in bmc

In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a management device.
American Megatrends, Inc.

Pervasive drive operating statistics on sas drives

A method is described that includes generating, by a controller of a storage device, operating statistics associated with an operating state of the storage device. The method includes receiving, by the controller and from a host device, a non-interrupt command frame that requests transfer of data blocks between the storage device and the host device.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for managing storage system

A method and system for managing a storage system, the method comprising: creating a storage system including a first number of stripes, wherein each of the first number of stripes includes a second number of extents, and each of the second number of extents is distributed over a different storage device in a group of storage devices; with respect to a stripe among the first number of stripes, generating stripe information descriptive of a mapping relation between the second number of extents included in the stripe and the different storage devices in the group of storage devices; and with respect to a storage device where an extent among the second number of extents is located, building extent information about a mapping relation between an extent in the storage device and the stripe. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a corresponding device and system..
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Electronic device configured to reset storage device non-directly connected to application processor among storage devices serially connected to one another and operating the same

An electronic device includes an application processor; and a first storage device that is, connected to the application processor and directly communicates with the application processor, and connected to a second storage device such that the second storage device communicates with the application processor through the first storage device, wherein the first storage device includes a reset converter configured to generate a software reset signal in response to a hardware reset signal received from the application processor, and wherein the software reset signal resets the second storage device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Computing systems including storage devices controlled by hosts

Disclosed is a computing system which includes a storage device and a host. The storage device may include a nonvolatile memory, and the host may control the storage device based on a physical address of the nonvolatile memory and may send an asynchronous event request command to the storage device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Hybrid data storage device with performance mode data path

Apparatus and method for managing data in a hybrid data storage device. In some embodiments, a hybrid data storage device operates in a normal mode in which data transfer commands received from a host device are serviced by a top level controller circuit which directs a first subset of the received data transfer commands to a non-volatile rotatable recording memory and a second subset of the received data transfer commands are directed to a non-volatile solid-state memory.
Seagate Technology Llc

Electronic apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium and hdd disconnecting method suited to hdd failure countermeasures

Provided is an electronic apparatus for which an increase in cost due to an increase in the size of the electronic device and an increase in the number of parts is suppressed. A system-control unit manages each of the partitions of a hdd and a ssd (storage device) that has a smaller storage capacity than the hdd by a mounting process.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Defensible pruning

Systems and methods for storage pruning can enable users to delete, edit, or copy backed up data that matches a pattern. Storage pruning can enable fine-grain deletion or copying of these files from backups stored in secondary storage devices.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Selecting a virtual tape server in a storage system to provide data copy while minimizing system job load

In a storage system including plural source storage devices, a target storage device selects which source storage device to accept a copy request from the target storage device so as to minimize the load on the entire system. The system calculates first and second load values for job loads being processed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods of operating storage devices and data storage systems including storage devices

A method of operating a storage device including at least one nonvolatile storage and a storage controller configured to control the nonvolatile storage. A first type of request, original data and a first request information associated with the original data are received, in the storage controller, from an external host device, a compression operation to compress the original data to generate compressed data is performed in the storage controller, in response to the first type of request, and a write operation to write the compressed data in a data storage area of the nonvolatile storage is performed in the storage controller.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage device that compresses data received from a host before writing therein

A storage device includes a nonvolatile storage and a controller. The controller is configured to compress data received from a host in association with a write command designating a first data length as a length of the data and a starting logical address of the data, into compressed data of a second data length shorter than the first data length, write the compressed data in the nonvolatile storage.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storage device having improved write uniformity stability

A machine readable storage medium containing program code that when processed by a processor causes a method to be performed a method is described. The method includes executing a wear leveling routine by servicing cold data from a first queue in a non volatile storage device to write the cold data.
Intel Corporation

Multipath storage device based on multi-dimensional health diagnosis

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method of storage management and an electronic device. The method of storage management includes collecting information indicating an access error in an access path for accessing a storage device; performing a failure diagnosis on the access path based on the access error, the failure diagnosis including at least one of a first diagnosis related to a topology, a second diagnosis related to a history access error, or a third diagnosis related to a protocol; and providing an output related to health status of the access path based on the failure diagnosis..
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Storage device that writes data from a host during garbage collection

A memory system includes a controller, a buffer, and a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of blocks, wherein each of the blocks includes a plurality of pages and each of the pages includes a plurality of unit data portions. The controller is configured to carry out garbage collection by reading data from one or more pages of a target block of the garbage collection and selectively copying valid unit data portions included in the read data to another block, count a number of invalid unit data portions included in the read data, and accept, in the buffer, unit data portions from a host as write data, up to a number determined based on the counted number, during the garbage collection..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Virtualizing non-volatile storage at a peripheral device

A peripheral device may implement storage virtualization for non-volatile storage devices connected to the peripheral device. A host system connected to the peripheral device may host one or multiple virtual machines.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Power saving for multimedia server storage

One embodiment provides a method, including: receiving, using a processor, a multimedia file; identifying, using the processor, data of the multimedia file having a characteristic; caching, in a persistent cache memory, the data of the multimedia file having the characteristic; storing, in a long term storage device, at least the remaining data of the multimedia file; associating, using the processor, the data of the media file having the characteristic and the remaining data of the multimedia file; and thereafter powering down the long term storage device. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Toner container, image forming unit, and image forming apparatus

A toner container includes: a containing unit that contains a toner; a storage device that stores information; and an attachment unit. The attachment unit includes a cover member, a supporting member, and an insertion member.
Oki Data Corporation

Managed connectivity systems

In managed connectivity systems, media reading interfaces at adapter blocks read information from storage devices attached to plug connectors. Media reading interfaces include one or more contact members.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Navigation system including navigation server, mobile terminals, and beacon signal generating devices

A navigation server includes a network interface controller through which identification information and movement line information of a mobile terminal are received from the mobile terminal, the movement line information including location information and a timestamp, a storage device in which movement line data of the mobile terminal and location data of different places are stored, and a processor configured to extract the movement line data from the movement line information and record the extracted movement line data in the storage device. The processor, in response to a search criteria received from the mobile terminal through the network interface controller, generates using the movement line data and the location data of the different places, a navigation map that shows a place that is located along a route defined by the movement line data and meets the search criteria, and transmits the navigation map to the mobile terminal for display..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Underground thermal energy storage

The invention provides an underground thermal energy storage having a shape selected from substantially cylindrical and an n-gonal prism, having an axial direction that in use is vertical, and comprising an inner volume for holding a liquid, said energy storage device comprising a peripheral outer wall, a peripheral inner wall around said inner volume, and a filling layer between said inner wall and said outer wall, said inner wall comprising a series of modular wall parts provided with a heat exchanger for exchanging thermal energy with said liquid, said modular wall parts arranged in rings and said modular wall parts each having opposite radial surfaces that are in use vertical, an inner tangential surface contacting said inner volume, an outer tangential surface directed towards said outer wall, and opposite axial surfaces that are in use horizontal, said modular wall parts comprising an elastic sealing between a joint of adjacent radial surfaces for limiting liquid flow between the inner volume and the filling layer and taking up thermal expansion of the modular wall parts, and said filling layer comprising an insulating layer extending over at least part of a height of the underground energy storage, having an r value designed for providing said outer wall at a temperature of below 30° c. When said inner volume is at a temperature of at least 90° c., and a structural layer for maintaining said insulating layer and said prefab inner wall parts in position..
Ecovat Ip B.v.

Gas storage device

The present disclosure provides a gas storage device. In an embodiment, the gas storage device includes a cylinder with opposing ends.
Twisted Sun Innovations, Inc.

Offshore energy storage device

The present invention relates to a floating wind energy harvesting apparatus for offshore installation, the wind energy harvesting apparatus comprising: an elongated wind turbine body extending along a longitudinal wind turbine body axis, the wind turbine body comprising a lower body portion to be below a water surface when the wind energy harvesting apparatus is in operation and an upper body portion to be above the water surface when the wind energy harvesting apparatus is in operation; wind turbine blades attached to the upper body portion for converting wind energy to rotation of the wind turbine body around the longitudinal wind turbine body axis; an energy converter attached to the wind turbine body for converting the rotation of the wind turbine body in relation to a non-rotatable part to electrical energy; and anchorage means connecting the non-rotatable part to at least one anchor point via at least one float body.. .
Sea Twirl Ab

Self-adjustable gas isolator

The present invention discloses a self-adjustable gas isolator, including a floater, a liquid storage device, a liquid outlet, a cover plate, a liquid discharging hole and a pressure balancing device. The floater has a pressure relief port; the pressure balancing device is connected with the floater in fixed position; the floater is sleeved in the liquid storage device and the floater goes up and down along with liquid level in the liquid storage device.

Power supply aerospace actuator

A power supply apparatus for an aerospace actuator includes motor drive electronics for actuation of a motor for control of the aerospace actuator, and an energy storage device. The motor drive electronics are configured to receive input electrical energy from an aircraft power grid, receive electrical energy from the energy storage device and provide electrical energy from the grid and/or from the energy storage device to the motor.
Goodrich Control Systems

Time-optimized particle filter in hybrid vehicles

A method for regenerating at least one particle filter of a vehicle with an electric drive and an internal combustion engine. The supplying of an energy storage device of the vehicle with electric energy is paused upon reaching a first charging threshold of at least one particle filter, so that the at least one particle filter is charged to a predetermined threshold value.
Volkswagen Ag

Storage device for a pick-up box

A vehicle having a pick-up box includes a front wall, first and second sidewalls, and a tailgate forming a pick-up box. A first slide member is longitudinally mounted to one of the first and second sidewalls and a second slide member is disposed for telescopic movement between a stowed position and an extended position within the first slide member.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Vehicle-to-vehicle charging system

A vehicle charging system includes an electrical storage device, an extendable arm attachable to a vehicle, and an induction mat supported by the extendable arm. The induction mat is electrically coupled to the electrical storage device, and configured to wirelessly receive an electric charge while the extendable arm is in an extended position..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Sleeve exchange system

A system for the replacement of sleeves that can be slipped on arbors of ink transfer rollers of at least printing machine has a storage device, in which the sleeves not being used in current ink transfer can be stored, and a transport device, with which several sleeves can be transported to the printing machine. The system has a transfer device the facilitates the transfer of the sleeves between the storage device and/or the transport device and the arbors of the ink transfer rollers, and/or between the storage device and the transport device,.
Windmoeller & Hoelscher Kg

Sleeve exchange system

A system for the replacement of sleeves that can be slipped on arbors of ink transfer rollers of at least printing machine has a storage device, in which the sleeves not being, used in current ink transfer can be stored, and a transport device, with which several sleeves can be transported to the printing machine. The system has a transfer device the facilitates the transfer of the sleeves between the storage device and/or the transport device and the arbors of the ink transfer rollers, and/or between the storage device and the transport device..
Windmoeller & Hoelscher Kg

Measurement signal amplifier and a supplying energy to a measurement signal amplifier

A measured signal amplifier (1) amplifies an emg sensor signal (e). The measured signal amplifier (1) includes a sensor interface (2) for receiving the emg sensor signal (e), at least one device interface (3) for receiving an electrical energy signal as well as for transmitting a processed signal (v), an electrically chargeable energy storage device (4) and at least one computer (5).
Drägerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa

Server system

A system includes a rack and one or more server systems mounted in the rack. A server system includes at least one sever node and each server node includes an array of devices including mass storage devices and at least one server device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and image forming method

An image forming apparatus, includes an image processing device to perform processing, using electrical power supplied from a supply source, the supply source being selected from it commercial power supply, a first electrical power storage device, and a second electrical power storage device, the second electric power supply storage device supplying electric power in an amount smaller than an amount supplied from the first electric power supply storage device; and circuitry to control the processing to be performed by the image processing device according to the selected supply source. When the supply source is the first electrical power storage device, the circuitry controls the image processing device to execute processing that is executable when the supply source is the commercial power supply.

Sharing dynamically changing units of cloud-based content

Systems for managing multiple shared content objects using access tokens that cover the multiple shared content objects are disclosed. A method commences upon assigning the shared content objects to have individual permissions grantable to two or more users.
Box, Inc.

Systems and devices for hardened remote storage of private cryptography keys used for authentication

The invention provides for systems and devices for hardened remote storage of private cryptography keys used for authentication. The storage device is tamper-responsive, such that receipt of a signal that indicates physical or non-physical tampering with the storage device or its components results in deletion of the private cryptography key(s) from the memory.
Bank Of America Corporation

Secure data erasure verification in hyperscale computing systems

Techniques of implementing out-of-band data erasure verification in computing systems are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a verification instruction from a system administrator.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system for facilitating management of service agreements for consumer clarity over multiple channels

Disclosed is a method for facilitating management of at least one service agreement associated with a user and at least one service provider. The method may include receiving, using a communication device, a service agreement from a service provider system.

Apparatuses and methods for staircase code encoding and decoding for storage devices

An apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises a first syndrome computation circuit configured to receive a codeword having a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns and further configured to compute a first syndrome for at least a portion of a first component codeword of the codeword.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Energy storage device and load detection circuit thereof

A load detection circuit includes a first switch, a second switch, a low voltage output module, a high voltage output module, a detection module, and a control module. The detection module detects states of a load and outputs a detected result to the control module.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Arrangement comprising an energy storage device for receiving electrical energy from an electrical network and discharing electrical energy to the electrical network

An arrangement for receiving electrical energy from a power grid and for discharging electrical energy to the power grid comprises: a converter to convert from ac to dc and vice versa and a control device. The converter includes: a power unit connected on one side to a dc i/o and on another side to an ac i/o; an energy storage device; an energy-converter; and a changeover mechanism to which the energy storage device or the energy-converter is connected via the dc i/o.
Aeg Power Solutions Gmbh

Improved charge storage device and system

A charge storage device and system comprises an anode assembly and a cathode assembly, each of the assemblies comprising a charge storage layer of a conjugated polymer material, wherein the conjugated polymer material of the charge storage layer of the cathode assembly is air stable and non-ionic in its discharged state, and wherein the conjugated polymer material of the charge storage layer of the anode assembly includes is air stable and non-ionic in its discharged state. The polymer materials are fully conjugated along the main chain, and are made by processes that do not involve oxidative or electrochemical polymerisation.
Cambridge Display Technology Limited

Supercapattery employing carbon nanosheets in the electrodes

Carbon nanosheets fabricated by carbonization and activation or by carbonization alone. The nanosheets possess a disordered structure for copious reversible binding of ions at the carbon defects.

Energy storage system for a motor vehicle, motor vehicle and producing an energy storage system

An energy storage system for a motor vehicle including an electric energy storage device and a housing-like carrier element for the energy storage device. A liquid heat-conducting medium is arranged in an intermediate space between the carrier element and the energy storage device by which the energy storage device is thermally coupled to the carrier element.
Audi Ag

Non-volatile sram memory cell and non-volatile semiconductor storage device

A non-volatile sram memory cell and a non-volatile semiconductor memory device capable of programming sram data in a sram to a non-volatile memory unit through fast operation of the sram are disclosed. A non-volatile semiconductor memory device can achieve reduction in a voltage necessary for a programming operation to program sram data to the non-volatile memory unit.
Floadia Corporation

Supercapacitors with oriented carbon nanotubes and producing them

An electrochemical storage device for storing and providing electrical energy by means of its electrical capacitance comprises an electrode comprising an electrode basis, a counter electrode arranged with a distance to the electrode and comprising a counter electrode basis, and an electrolyte arranged between the electrode and the counter electrode and separating the electrode from the counter electrode. The electrode on the electrode basis and the counter electrode on the counter electrode basis each comprise a surface-enlarging structure.
Deutsches Zentrum Für Luft- Und Raumfahrt E.v.

Energy storage device and production thereof

The present invention relates generally to the fields of electrical engineering and electronics. More specifically, the present invention relates to passive components of electrical circuitry and more particularly to energy storage devices and method of production thereof..
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Selectable writers for reduced performance variance, and selection method thereof

A method of forming a recording head for use with a data storage medium in a data storage device. The method includes forming first and second writers of different target geometries.
Seagate Technology Llc

Composite hamr media structure for high areal density

A heat-assisted magnetic recording media structure with exchange-coupled composite layer structure may be utilized in a data storage device. The heat-assisted magnetic recording disk structure can have a fept-based layer as a storage layer and a fept-based or a copt-based magnetic layer with higher curie temperature as a write layer.
Seagate Technology Llc

Multi-player interactive electronic gaming table

A multiplayer interactive electronic gaming table is disclosed. The multiplayer interactive electronic gaming table includes an electronic gaming table controller, a symbol item storage device, one or more displays, two or more player interactive interfaces, and a latching circuit operatively connecting the two or more player interactive interfaces to the electronic gaming table controller.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Power management in an electric vehicle

A vehicle comprising a power train, a drive train, a sensor interface, a storage device and a processing device. The sensor interface may be configured to receive sensor data samples during operation of a vehicle.
Invently Automotive Inc.

Use of motion information in video data to track fast moving objects

A system comprising one or more storage devices configured to store data representing a video sequence, and one or more processors. The storage device(s) store instructions that, when executed, cause the at least one processor to: determine a region of interest for an object in a video frame of a video sequence, determine motion information between the video frame and a later video frame of the video sequence, determine, based on the region of interest and the motion information, an adjusted region of interest in the later video frame, and apply a mean shift algorithm to identify, based on the adjusted region of interest, the object in the later video frame..
Qualcomm Incorporated

System, method, and computer program product for automatically managing periodic debt payments and savings contributions

Systems, methods, and computer program products for automatically managing periodic debt payments and savings contributions are constructed to determine an allocation structure for each periodic payment between a debt obligation and a savings fund via a non-transitory computer-readable medium including a payment management program, a benefit management processor, and a data storage device in operable arrangement therewith. The payment management program includes a payment allocation module having a computer executable allocation code segment configured to apportion the payment election into a debt portion and a savings portion and a fund disbursement module having a computer executable disbursement code segment configured to electronically disburse the debt portion of the payment election to the lender in a periodic manner according to a loan repayment schedule and to electronically disburse the savings portion to the savings account of the lendee in a periodic manner according to a savings contribution schedule..
American International Group, Inc.

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium that caches and revises data

An image processing apparatus includes a converter, a reuse portion storage unit, and a reuse information output unit. The converter converts page description language (pdl) data into printable data.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Method and system for content comparison

In one embodiment, a system, apparatus and method are described, the system having at least one storage device for storing a reference video file including a plurality of frames in which an identifiable recognizable object appears, a suspect video file including a plurality of frames in which the identifiable recognizable object appears, a computer including a processor to determine, on a per frame basis, at least one meta-feature of the identifiable recognizable object which appears in each frame of the reference video file, create a first vector for the reference video file, the first vector being a vector of the determined at least one meta-feature of the identifiable recognizable object which appears in each frame of the reference video file, determine, on a per frame basis, the at least one meta-feature of the identifiable recognizable object which appears in each frame of the suspect video file, create a second vector for the suspect video file, the second vector being a vector of the determined at least one meta-feature of the identifiable recognizable object which appears in each frame of the suspect video file, and calculate a correlation between the first vector and the second vector and thereupon apply a statistical method to determine a measure of the correlation between the first vector and the second vector, a result of the statistical method being indicative of a degree of confidence, and an interface for the processor to output a result on the basis of the degree of confidence, the result indicative of a degree of certainty that the suspect video file is a copy of the reference video file. Related systems, apparatus and methods are also described..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Operating system independent, secure data storage system

An intermediary data handler is used in a secured data storage subsystem (sdss), to provide a host electrical computer system with security of certain data stored in memory of the computer system's static data storage device. The intermediary data handler is functionally disposed between the operating system (os) and data storage device of the host computer.
Viirii, Llc

Secure data erasure in hyperscale computing systems

Techniques of implementing out-of-band secure data erasure in computing systems are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an erasure instruction from a system administrator via a management network.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Filtering data transfers

Techniques for selectively filtering data are discussed herein. For example, a request to include data in an electronic message or a request to copy the data to a portable storage device may be received.
Next It Corporation

Method and a system for secure login to a computer, computer network, and computer website using biometrics and a mobile computing wireless electronic communication device

A method of conducting a login transaction on a computer, computer network, and online computer website, comprising: enrolling a user with a single secured authenticating computer, at an enrollment station located at physical premises; after receiving the user identity authentication notification, downloading from the authenticating computer, a secure biometric login (sbl) software module onto the mobile device storage device, wherein the sbl software module is configured with a non-secured section and with an inaccessible secured section, the secured section being provided with one or more encryption keys including a public key that are encapsulated in such a way that they are inaccessible externally to code of the sbl software module and are unextractable; receiving a one-time authenticating quick response (qr) code from the authenticating computer following submission of a request for login privileges by the given conducting party computer; displaying the authenticating qr code on the conducting party computer screen; and receive a notification from the authenticating computer as to whether the request for login privileges is allowed or denied. The acquired biometric identifying samples, the biometric data and the one or more encryption keys of the secured section are never extractably or accessibly stored on the storage device of the mobile device, and are stored by secure means in the authenticating computer..

Maintaining storage profile consistency in a cluster having local and shared storage

A task list can list tasks to be performed on a target host machine. Certain tasks in the task list can be revised to produce a revised task list.
Vmware, Inc.

Computer system and database management method

A blockwise-erase nonvolatile storage device for storing a database includes extended logical-to-physical conversion information that associates, for each of a plurality of logical addresses, a timestamp, a physical address, and a reference counter with each other. Each reference counter indicates the number of referring sources to refer to data associated with both the logical address and the timestamp that are associated with the reference counter.
Hitachi, Ltd.

File system content archiving based on third-party application archiving rules and metadata

An information management system according certain aspects for archiving file system content may include a third-party application archiving data agent configured to: access third-party application archiving rules for archiving data to one or more secondary storage devices, wherein the third-party application archiving rules are defined by a third-party application to archive files associated with the third-party application; access third-party metadata associated with a plurality of files in a file system, wherein the plurality of files is associated with the third-party application and the third-party metadata is defined by the third-party application; determine whether to archive one or more files of the plurality of files based at least in part on the third-party application archiving rules and the third-party metadata; and in response to determining that a first file of the plurality of files should be archived, archive the first file to the one or more secondary storage devices.. .
Commvault Systems, Inc.

System and executing data processing tasks using resilient distributed datasets (rdds) in a storage device

A system and method of providing enhanced data processing and analysis in an infrastructure for distributed computing and large-scale data processing. This infrastructure uses the apache spark framework to divide an application into a large number of small fragments of work, each of which may be performed on one of a large number of compute nodes.
Ngd Systems, Inc.

Data storage device and data writing method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a controller. The controller receives a plurality of write commands and a plurality of data sectors from the host.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Systems and methods to reverse engineer code to models using program analysis and symbolic execution

A system, for use in reverse-engineering initial input initial code to a high-level equivalent model. The system includes a hardware-based processing unit and a non-transitory computer-readable storage component including a function-extraction module that, when executed by the hardware-based processing unit (i) generates, based on the input initial code and an input variable list, a list of output and state transition functions per task; and (ii) generates, based on an input task table, a scheduler-automaton structure.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Electronic device compensating different characteristics of serially connected storage devices and storage device included therein

An electronic device includes an embedded storage device and an application processor. The embedded storage device is connected to directly communicate with a removable storage device which processes a packet having a first characteristic.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage device and operating the same

A method of operating a storage device including first and second memory regions includes adjusting a write ratio of the first memory region to the second memory region for write data received from a host in response to a write request from the host, and writing the write data to the first and second memory regions at the adjusted write ratio. The first memory region includes memory cells having a first write speed, and the second memory region includes memory cells having a second write speed that is different from the first write speed..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage device having variable erase unit size and storage system including the same

A redundant array of independent disks (raid) storage system includes a plurality of storage devices that perform an erase operation according to a plurality of erase unit sizes. A raid controller controls the plurality of storage devices based on a raid environment.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Garbage collection in storage system

A storage device implements a method for garbage collection. The storage device arranges data blocks of a storage medium into a bin and determines first coldness of a first data block in the bin and second coldness of a second data block in the bin that are respectively associated with a first rate of change of valid data in the first data block into invalid data and a second rate of change of valid data in the second data block into invalid data.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device; a control unit suitable for generating a descriptor in which works for controlling the nonvolatile memory device are described; a memory control unit suitable for performing a control operation for the nonvolatile memory device and a data input operation, based on the descriptor; and a calibrator suitable for performing a calibration operation for a signal to be provided to the nonvolatile memory device, in response to an enable signal provided from the memory control unit, wherein the memory control unit controls the calibrator such that the control operation for the nonvolatile memory device and the calibration operation of the calibrator are performed in parallel.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Storage device, user device including storage device, and operation user device

Disclosed is a storage device which includes a nonvolatile memory device and a controller. The controller communicates with a host through a first port, communicates with an external storage device through a second port, and controls the nonvolatile memory device based on first mapping information.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Data mirror invalid timestamped write handling

For handling data mirror invalid timestamped write activities, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a data mirror that mirrors write activities from a first storage device at a first site to a second storage device at a second site.
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage device efficiency during data replication

Improving storage device efficiency during data replication. An asynchronous data replication process is initiated between a source computer and a target computer over a network.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for processing crowd-sensed data to generate actionable insights of geographical areas

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for processing crowd-sensed data to generate actionable insights of geographical areas. The method includes extracting the crowd-sensed data, corresponding to one or more events in a geographical area, from one or more data sources.
Xerox Corporation

Data storage power management

Systems and methods for data storage power management are described. In one embodiment, the method includes analyzing metrics collected from one or more storage devices, identifying, based at least in part on analyzing the metrics, a pattern of activity for at least one of the one or more storage devices over a predetermined period of time, generating a control model based at least in part on the identified pattern of activity, and modifying a power mode of at least one of the one or more storage devices based on the control mode.
Seagate Technology Llc

Chassis structure capable of sensing temperature of media storage device

A chassis structure capable of sensing temperature of a media storage device includes a tray. The tray includes a body, an accommodating space formed in the body, a connector disposed on the body, and a temperature sensor juxtaposed with the connector.
Aic Inc.

Low cost storage for rarely read data

Low cost storage for write once read rarely data is described. In an embodiment a storage device comprises a plurality of hard disk drives connected to a server via an interconnect fabric.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Image processing system

According to an embodiment, an image processing system includes an image forming unit, a decoloring unit, a storage device, an operation panel and a processor. The storage device stores image data of a plurality of printed materials.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Deterioration detector for non-aqueous electrolyte power storage element, power storage device, deterioration detection system for non-aqueous electrolyte power storage element, and deterioration detection non-aqueous electrolyte power storage element

According to an embodiment of the present invention, deterioration of a non-aqueous electrolyte power storage element is detected based on a first increase rate and a second increase rate, the first increase rate being an increase rate of a direct current resistance value obtained by measuring the non-aqueous electrolyte power storage element over a first time period, the second increase rate being an increase rate of a direct current resistance value obtained by measuring the non-aqueous electrolyte power storage element over a second time period that is longer than the first time period.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Thermo-electric heat pump systems

The invention is directed to an energy efficient thermoelectric heat pump assembly. The thermoelectric heat pump assembly preferably comprises two to nine thermoelectric unit layers capable of active use of the peltier effect; and at least one capacitance spacer block suitable for storing heat and providing a delayed thermal reaction time of the assembly.
Ambassador Asset Management Limited Partnership

Electro-mechanical deadbolt connection to main housing

Certain aspects of the technology disclosed herein include an apparatus and method for electrically and mechanically connecting a deadbolt to a main housing of a lock. The main housing can be configured to extend a deadbolt along a path to lock and/or unlock a door while receiving electrical energy from an energy storage device disposed in the deadbolt.
California Things, Inc.

Locking mechanism including energy storage

Certain aspects of the technology disclosed herein include an apparatus and method for storing energy in a electromechanical lock. The electromechanical lock can include a main housing and a deadbolt.
California Things, Inc.

Hybrid type work vehicle

The hybrid type work vehicle includes: a traveling unit having a traveling electric motor; a hydraulic work unit having a hydraulic pump; and a control apparatus having an operation determination section configured to input the operation amount of an operation lever device, the depression amount of an accelerator pedal and a brake pedal, and a vehicle speed and to determine the current operation state of the vehicle, and a power computation section configured to input the output value of an engine and the output value of a power storage device and to calculate and control the power of the traveling unit and the power of the hydraulic work unit. When the operation determination section determines that the current vehicle operation state is that of an excavation work which is a combined operation of the traveling unit and the hydraulic work unit, the power computation section calculates and controls the output power of the traveling unit and the output power of the hydraulic work unit such that the sum total of the output value of the engine and the output value of the power storage device is distributed in a preset ratio..
Kcm Corporation

Vehicle operating system using motion capture

Vehicle operating systems for operating a vehicle having a driving seat for a vehicle driver and at least one passenger seat for passengers are described. The vehicle operating system may include one or more camera devices for shooting images of hand actions of the driver or images of hand actions of a passenger, and a storage device for storing operating signals corresponding to hand actions.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Nec Corporation

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Rack enclosure cooling systems and related methods

A system includes an enclosure with a device space having a layer of active devices arranged into rows and adjacent cooling channels and an inlet partition having apertures aligned to the cooling channels defining a supply plenum. In a method of use, cooling fluid, such as air, is transferred from the supply plenum to the cooling channels to concurrently cool the layer of active devices and may provide substantially the same temperature and flow of cooling fluid to each row of active devices.
Seagate Technology Llc

Presence detection based on crowd surfing signal strength

A method includes receiving wireless signals from consumer devices that are in communicable range of the merchant device. The wireless signals each include a unique identifier associated with one of the consumer devices.
Groupon, Inc.

Electronic device and dynamically adjusting output of headset

An electronic device and a method for dynamically adjusting the output of a headset are provided in the invention. The electronic device includes a first connection interface, a processor and a storage device.
Acer Incorporated

Inspection device controlled processing line system

An optical inspector with feedback capability includes an optical device that captures an image when a sample is within the field of view of the optical device, a storage device that stores the captured image, a processor that determines a quality characteristic value of the sample based on the captured image, and an interface circuit that outputs inspection data or a command based on the quality characteristic value. A method of controlling a sample processing line is also disclosed, the method including capturing an image of a sample traversing the processing line, determining a quality characteristic of the sample based at least in part on the captured image, and causing the operation of a device included in the processing line to be adjusted based at least in part on the quality characteristic value.
Qcify Inc.

System and a selecting a ring back tone to be provided to a caller

The present subject matter relates to a method and a system for selecting a ring back tone to be provided to a caller. The method comprising selecting, by a subscriber, an editable audio file with a predetermined duration; encrypting the selected editable audio file on a storage device; communicating, by a communication interface, a start time of the selected editable audio file to the server, the server transcodes and smoothens the selected portion of the editable audio file; transferring, by the server, the transcoded audio file to the mobile operator network as a ring back tone..
Onmobile Global Limited

Technologies for transactional synchronization of distributed objects in a fabric architecture

Technologies for performing switch-based collective operations in a fabric architecture include a computing node that includes a host fabric interface (hfi) usable to communicate with network computing devices of the fabric architecture. The hfi is configured to associate an object with a transaction identifier generated by the hfi for a corresponding transactional synchronization session managed by the hfi of the computing node.

Information processing device and host device

According to one embodiment, in a case where a first command is received from a host, a storage device starts a first process. The storage device transmits a first response to the host in a case where a first condition is satisfied and transmits a second response and an interrupt signal to the host in a case where the first process is completed.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storgae device that inverts bits of data written into a nonvolatile memory thereof

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory and a controller. The controller is configured to generate coded data based on write data and an error correction code generated from the write data, determine whether or not to invert each bit of the coded data, based on a logical page position of the nonvolatile memory in which the write data are to be written and a value “0” or “1” of bits that are more populated in the coded data than bits having the other value of “1” and “0”, invert each bit of the coded data upon determining to invert, and write the non-inverted or inverted coded data into the logical page position of the nonvolatile memory.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Converter arrangement and short-circuit protection thereof

A converter arrangement has phase module branches each with two-pole submodules having an energy storage device and a power semiconductor switch. The first phase module branch extends between a first alternating voltage connection and a first direct voltage pole, the second phase module branch extends between the first alternating voltage connection and a second direct voltage pole, the third phase module branch extends between a second alternating voltage connection and the first direct voltage pole, the fourth phase module branch extends between the second alternating voltage connection and the second direct voltage pole.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Linear motor

This invention is concerning a linear motor, in which a movable body includes an electricity storage device, a circuit section constituted by an inverter and a control circuit and converting and outputting power supplied from the electricity storage device, and a plurality of armatures, the magnetic fields of which vary in accordance with the power output from the circuit section, and which are arranged so as to be separated from a stator core via a gap. Further, when only the mounted body, the electricity storage device, the circuit section, and the armatures are viewed, the electricity storage device is arranged adjacent to the mounted body..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Energy storage device and energy management method capable of increasing stability of energy supply

An energy management method capable of increasing stability of energy supply is applied to an energy storage device. The energy storage device includes a casing, an energy storage unit, an electronic latching component and a control unit.
Wistron Corporation

Supercapacitor based energy storage device

An energy storage device includes a charge storage assembly, an auxiliary storage element, and a charge control circuit. The charge storage assembly includes an array of supercapacitors coupled in series, a plurality of batteries, and a charge retention circuit.
Kilowatt Labs, Inc.

Renewable energy system employing a transformer having a reduced rating

A renewable energy system includes a transformer, a first inverter coupled to a renewable energy source and the primary side of the transformer, and a second inverter coupled to an energy storage device and the primary side of the transformer. The system further includes a controller coupled to the first inverter and the second inverter, wherein the controller is structured and configured to control operation of the first inverter and the second inverter in a manner such that a total power provided to the primary side of the transformer does not exceed the power rating of the transformer, and wherein the power rating of the transformer is less than a sum of the maximum output power ratings of all inverters that are coupled to the transformer..
Eaton Corporation

Electrode and power storage device

A novel electrode, a novel power storage device, an electrode with less deterioration, an electrode with a high capacity, a long-life power storage device, a power storage device with less deterioration, a power storage device with high energy density, or a highly reliable power storage device is provided. The electrode includes a graphene compound including a graphene layer and a substituted or unsubstituted chain group, and an active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Garnet materials for li secondary batteries and methods of making and using garnet materials

Disclosed herein are garnet material compositions, e.g., lithium-stuffed garnets and lithium-stuffed garnets doped with alumina, which are suitable for use as electrolytes and catholytes in solid state battery applications. Also disclosed herein are lithium-stuffed garnet thin films having fine grains therein.
Quantumscape Corporation

Packaging material for power storage device

A packaging material for a power storage device has a structure in which at least a base material layer, a first adhesive layer, a metal foil layer provided with an anti-corrosion treatment layer on one surface or both surfaces thereof, a second adhesive layer or an adhesive resin layer, and a sealant layer are laminated in this order. In the packaging material, the sealant layer includes a layer formed of a resin composition that contains 60 to 95 mass % propylene-ethylene random copolymer (a), and 5 to 40 mass % polyolefin elastomer (b) including 1-butene as a comonomer and having a melting point of 150° c.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Ether-bridged dication, ionic liquid electrolyte and charge storage device thereof

An ether-bridged dication is provided with two monovalent cations bonded via a carbon chain having ether group(s). The ether-bridged dication, monovalent cations, and anions are contained together within an ionic liquid electrolyte which is applied to a charge storage device.
National Cheng Kung University

Storage device and managing storage device

A storage device includes a plurality of flash memory cells, a controller which writes data into a memory cell which is used as the cell which stores data therein in the plurality of flash memory cells and performs resetting of a threshold voltage of a timer cell used for decision of a threshold voltage of the memory cell in the plurality of flash memory cells and a level decision unit which estimates a state of a second threshold voltage which is the current threshold voltage of the memory cell on the basis of a first threshold voltage which is the current threshold voltage of the timer cell.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Semiconductor storage device and memory system

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a first memory cell capable of storing n-bit data (n is a natural number not less than 4). When receiving first data, including first and second bits of the n-bit data, from a controller, the semiconductor storage device writes the received first data to the first memory cell.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Magnetic storage device

According to an embodiment, a magnetic storage device includes a memory cell including a magnetoresistive effect element including a storage layer and a reference layer; first and second line electrically coupled to the magnetoresistive effect element; and a write driver. The write driver supplies a first voltage to the first line in a first write operation in which a first resistance value of the magnetoresistive effect element is changed to a second resistance value smaller than the first resistance value, and supplies a second voltage different from the first voltage to the second line in a second write operation in which the second resistance value of the magnetoresistive effect element is changed to the first resistance value..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storage device, operating storage device, semiconductor device, electronic component, and electronic device

A storage device capable of performing power gating is provided. A memory cell of the storage device includes a bistable circuit, a first transistor, a second transistor, and a backup circuit.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for wagering on a skills-based digital gaming competition with an out-of-game peer wagering module

A method for wagering on a skills-based digital gaming competition, the method executing on a computing device including storage storing a peer-wagering module that is external and distinct from at least one game stored on the storage device or another storage device, the method including: receiving potential game and competitor player data; receiving game competition selection information from the player that includes at least one selected game instance and at least one wager amount; receiving game instance match id data generated by the transactional server, wherein the game instance match id data includes at least one of: credential data associated with the player, player wager amount or a board, level, or difficulty setting associated with the selected game instance; and transmitting the game instance match id data and game initiation data to the game, thereby activating the at least one selected game instance on the computing device.. .

Peer-to-peer trading platform

A computer-implemented method and system is disclosed in which a network-based interaction environment includes a plurality of peer-to-peer nodes being able to communicate directly with each other using a peer-to-peer protocol and a peer-to-peer client application, and a first peer-to-peer client application to maintain persistent item information on at least one peer-to-peer node of the plurality of peer-to-peer nodes, the persistent information describing to an item. The first peer-to-peer client application further to maintain persistent user account information in the storage device of the first peer-to-peer node that includes a plurality of peer-to-peer accounts associated with a user account of the first peer-to-peer node.
Ebay Inc

Systems and methods for determining costs of vehicle repairs and times to major repairs

Systems, methods and computer program products for determining costs of vehicle repairs and times to major repairs. In one embodiment, a system includes a computer processor, a data storage device, and an output device.
Truecar, Inc.

Method, system for removing background of a video, and a computer-readable storage device

The disclosure is related to a method and a system for removing background of a video. One of the objectives of the method and system is to extract a motion image object from a video.
Framy Inc.

Storage device and protecting against virus/malware thereof and computing system having the same

Disclosed is an operating method of a storage device, which includes detecting virus/malware, performing an authentication operation with a host device when the virus/malware is detected, and entering a recovery mode when the authentication operation indicates that authentication is successful.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Volume or virtual machine level backup and generating placeholders for virtual machine files

According to certain aspects, a method can include creating a backup copy of data associated with a virtual machine (vm) on one or more secondary storage devices, wherein the backup copy includes corresponding secondary copies of a plurality of files associated with the vm; analyzing metadata associated with the secondary copies to determine which of the plurality files are eligible to be removed from the primary storage device; in response determining that one or more files are eligible to be removed from the primary storage device, for respective file of the one or more files: determining whether the respective file has been changed since a first time at which the backup copy of the data associated with the vm was created; in response to determining that the respective file has not changed since the first time, removing the respective file; and adding a file placeholder for the removed file.. .
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Information processing system, control device, and computer-readable recording medium having processing program recorded therein

An information processing system includes: a storage device configured to store a row-oriented database and a column-oriented database converted from the row-oriented database; and a control device configured to control the storage device, and the control device is configured to group a plurality of records included in the row-oriented database into a plurality of groups, and convert each of the groups into a column group conforming to a format of the column-oriented database.. .
Fujitsu Limited

On-demand creation and access of a virtual file system

A first creation request for creating a virtual file system corresponding to a first storage device in an operating system is received. The virtual file system corresponding to the first storage device is created in a preset path in the operating system using a filesystem in userspace (fuse) utility in the operating system.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Techniques for managing a data replication mode

A technique for managing a data replication mode between a primary storage device and a secondary storage device includes in response to a data replication state between the primary storage device and the secondary storage device satisfying a first predetermined condition, selecting at least one candidate logical unit from a plurality of logical units implementing synchronous replication in the primary storage device at least according to priority information of the plurality of logical units. A data replication mode of the at least one candidate logical unit is then modified from synchronous replication to asynchronous replication..
International Business Machines Corporation

Metering data in distributed storage environments

Techniques described and suggested include systems, methods, and processes for determining data-related attributes, such as size, for data and/or data containers (such as volumes and file systems) resident on distributed storage systems. For example, a shared records storage device may be utilized to gather information related to file systems stored on a distributed storage system having a plurality of storage servers.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Access control apparatus and access control method

An access control apparatus includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to, in response to an access request to a storage device, output an access command through a first path to a first controller among a plurality of controllers that control the storage device, the access command being a command to access the storage device, when no response to the access command to the first controller is received before a predetermined time passes after the output of the access command, control a second controller different from the first controller among the plurality of controllers through a second path coupled to the second controller such that the second controller stops processing executed by the first controller according to the access command, and output the access command through the second path after receiving a response to the control on the second controller.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Asynchronous drive telemetry data notification

A method is disclosed that includes, generating, by a controller of a storage device, telemetry data associated with the storage device and stored in a memory device of the storage device. The method further includes determining, by the controller, a telemetry data loss warning condition indicating that a portion of the telemetry data is predicted to be overwritten in the memory device by more recent telemetry data.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc

Defining virtualized page attributes based on guest page attributes

A processing system includes a processing core to execute a virtual machine (vm) comprising a guest operating system (os) and a memory management unit, communicatively coupled to the processing core, comprising a storage device to store an extended page table entry (epte) comprising a mapping from a guest physical address (gpa) associated with the guest os to an identifier of a memory frame, a first plurality of access right flags associated with accessing the memory frame in a first page mode referenced by an attribute of a memory page identified by the gpa, and a second plurality of access right flags associated with accessing the memory frame in a second page mode referenced by the attribute of the memory page identified by the gpa.. .
Intel Corporation

Third vote consensus in a cluster using shared storage devices

A third vote consensus technique enables a first node, i.e., a surviving node, of a two-node cluster to establish a quorum and continue to operate in response to failure of a second node of the cluster. Each node maintains configuration information organized as a cluster database (cdb) which may be changed according to a consensus-based protocol.
Netapp, Inc.

Failover performing backup operations

In certain embodiments, a tiered storage system is disclosed that provides for failover protection during data backup operations. The system can provide for an index, or catalog, for identifying and enabling restoration of backup data located on a storage device.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Storage control device and storage apparatus

A storage control device includes a processor which performs first copy of copying first data stored in a first storage device into a first backup region upon detecting a failure presage in the first storage device. The processor performs first write of writing second data specified in a first write request to the first storage device and second write of writing the second data into the first backup region upon receiving the first write request while performing the first copy.
Fujitsu Limited

Data backup using metadata mapping

An information processing apparatus, backup method, and program product that enable efficient differential backup. In one embodiment, an information processing apparatus for files stored in a storage device includes: a metadata management unit for managing metadata of files stored in the storage device; a map generation unit for generating a map which indicates whether metadata associated with an identification value uniquely identifying a file in the storage device is present or absent; and a backup management unit for scanning the metadata to detect files that have been created, modified, or deleted since the last backup, and storing at least a data block and the metadata for a detected file in a backup storage device as backup information in association with the identification value..
International Business Machines Corporation

Software update system and server

A telematics center includes an update software distribution unit that distributes update software for updating software of an ecu to a software updating device. The software updating device includes a storage device that stores update software distributed from the telematics center and stores update information regarding influence on the operation of a vehicle in a case where the updating of the software of the ecu is not successful and an ecu software updating unit that updates the software of the ecu by using the update software stored in the storage device, and controls the operation of the ecu software updating unit on the basis of the update information stored in the storage device..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Stochastic processing

A system, method, and device for stochastically processing data. There is an architect module operating on a processor configured to manage and control stochastic processing of data, a non-deterministic data pool module configured to provide a stream of non-deterministic values that are not derived from a function, a plurality of functionally equivalent data processing modules each configured to stochastically process data as called upon by the architect module, a data feed configured to feed a data set desired to be stochastically processed, and a structure memory module including a memory storage device and configured to provide sufficient information for the architect module to duplicate a predefined processing architecture and to record a utilized processing architecture..
Cassy Holdings Llc

Information processing apparatus and controlling the same

A cpu of an information processing apparatus (mfp) obtains device information of a secondary storage device installed in the mfp and discriminates, based on the obtained device information, whether the secondary storage device is of a type that supports an erasure command (trim command) that provides notification of information indicating data to be erased from the storage device. The cpu controls display of a setting screen for erasure modes by controlling, in accordance with the discrimination result, whether to display erasure modes for executing erasure processing based on an erasure command in a selectable manner..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Switch and memory device

A switch according to an embodiment includes a first pcie interface that can be connected to a host on the basis of a pcie standard. In addition, the switch includes a plurality of second pcie interfaces that can be connected to a plurality of storage devices, respectively, on the basis of the pcie standard.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Data transmission method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit

A data transmission method, a memory storage device and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The method includes: obtaining a first command from a host system and counting a first time value; performing a first access operation corresponding to the first command on the rewritable non-volatile memory module; and generating a first completion message corresponding to completion of the first access operation and buffering the first completion message in a buffer area; and transmitting the first completion message buffered in the buffer area to the host system if the first time value meets a first waiting time value.
Epostar Electronics Corp.

Storage device, management device, storage system, data migration method, and computer-readable recording medium

The storage device includes: a storage unit to include a storage region which stores data, a management table storage unit to retain a management table retaining identification information relating to the storage region, access state information relating to accessibility to the storage region, and migration information indicating a state relating to migration of data stored in the storage region, and a control unit to change the access state information in accordance with a state of the data migration, based on an instruction from a management device managing migration of the data.. .

Managing volumes with deduplication using volume sketches

This invention relates to a system and method for managing deduplication of volume regions. A storage controller receives the volume hashes of the data stored on a set of storage devices and produces a set of volume sketches.
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage device and storage system

According to one embodiment, a storage device includes a nonvolatile memory storing first data, and a device controller which is capable of storing all or a part of the first data stored in the nonvolatile memory as second data to a memory area in a host. The device controller which is configured to calculate a first hash value of the second data stored in the memory area in a first timing, calculate a second hash value of the second data stored in the memory area in a second timing, and detect whether the second data stored in the memory area is tampered between the first and second timings by comparing the second hash value with the first hash value..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Tagging in a storage device

In an embodiment, a command issued by an entity may be acquired by a controller contained in a storage device. The command may be issued by the entity to access a block in the storage device.
Intel Corporation

Stream management for storage devices

In general, techniques are described for stream management in storage devices. A storage device comprising a memory device and a processor may be configured to perform the techniques.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Trim management in solid state drives

A storage device may include a data storage portion, including a plurality of blocks of data, and a controller. The controller may be configured to receive a command that includes an inherent trim request for the plurality of blocks of data.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Incremental background media scan

In general, a storage device may perform an incremental background media scan. The storage device includes a data storage portion comprising a plurality of blocks.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Automatic detection of multiple streams

A method of storing data in a storage device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a write command comprising write data to be written to the storage device.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Eye tracking system

A system for evaluating a point of gaze of a user on an object, the system comprising: an eye tracker, comprising: at least one eye tracker camera associated with a first coordinate system; a light source; at least one computer; at least one positioning camera associated with a second coordinate system, the geometrical data of the object is stored in a storage device accessible to the at least one computer; wherein any combination of the at least one computer is configured to determine: a gaze line of the user relative to the first coordinate system; the position of the at least one eye tracker camera relative to the second coordinate system; the position of the object relative to the second coordinate system; and a gaze point, based on the gaze line in any coordinate system and the at least one object's position in the any coordinate system.. .
Controlrad Systems Inc.

Monitoring apparatus, monitoring method, and non-transitory recording medium

A monitoring apparatus is coupled to a sensor configured to observe a behavior of a monitoring target, and is accessible a storage device being configured to store: a database stored a phenomenon data group; stability information; and operation history information. The monitoring apparatus is configured to: calculate a stability of input phenomenon data; determine whether the stability of the input phenomenon data is a stability indicating a specific behavior; retrieve from the database, when the stability of the input phenomenon data is a stability, similar phenomenon data that is similar to the input phenomenon data; generate, by acquiring from the stability information a stability of subsequent phenomenon data continuous with the similar phenomenon data, similar case data combining the similar phenomenon data and the subsequent phenomenon data; identify, from the operation history information, operation content; and output the similar case data and the operation content..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Titanium oxide particles, titanium oxide particle production method, power storage device electrode including titanium oxide particles, and power storage device provided with electrode including titanium oxide particles

Provided are novel titanium oxide particles, production method thereof, and applications which do not need a conductive aid or minimize the conductive aid. Novel titanium oxide particles 1 employ a three-dimensional network structure in which multiple crystallites 2 are coupled in sequence, and a magneli phase 2a is formed on the surface of the crystallites 2.
Nippon Chemi-con Corporation

Systems and methods for coordinating remote fuel delivery to vehicles

Methods and systems are provided for conducting remote refueling events of a passenger vehicle, and for coordinating said remote refueling events with a fuel tank fill level prior to the remote refueling event, a loading state of a fuel vapor storage device, and current and predicted fuel tank pressure. In one example, an amount of fuel that can be added to the fuel tank without overwhelming a capacity of the fuel vapor storage device is increased responsive to scheduling the remote refueling event to take place at a time when the fuel tank is at a negative pressure, thus resulting in partial purge of the fuel vapor storage device prior to commencing refueling.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Vehicle drive and method with electromechanical variable transmission

A vehicle drive includes a gear set, a first motor/generator coupled to the gear set, a second motor/generator at least selectively rotationally engaged with the gear set, an engine at least selectively coupled to the gear set and selectively coupled to the second motor/generator, and a clutch configured to selectively engage the second motor/generator to the engine. The first motor/generator and the second motor/generator are electrically coupled without an energy storage device configured to at least one of (a) provide electrical energy to the first motor/generator or the second motor/generator to power the first motor/generator or the second motor/generator and (b) be charged by electrical energy from the first motor/generator or the second motor/generator..
Oshkosh Defense, Llc

Mouth guard cleaning and storage device and related methods

Disclosed generally is a mouth guard cleaning and storage device. In use, the device may be used to clean and store mouth guards and other dental appliances.
Beast Enterprises, Llc

Vaporization device systems and methods

Provided herein are systems and methods to generate an inhalable vapor in an electronic vaporization device. The vaporization device may generate a vapor with one or more defined characteristics.
Juul Labs, Inc.

Vaporization device systems and methods

Provided herein are systems and methods to generate an inhalable vapor in an electronic vaporization device. The vaporization device may generate a vapor with one or more defined characteristics.
Juul Labs, Inc.

Light unit and controlling a light unit

A light unit (10) including one or more lighting devices, in particular one or more leds is disclosed. The light unit comprises input terminals (12, 14) for connecting the light unit to an external power supply (16) and for receiving an input voltage (v10) from the external power supply.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Device and handling cellular-wlan aggregation after handover

A communication device for handling a cellular-wireless local area network (cellular-wlan) aggregation (cwa) comprises a storage device for storing instructions of receiving a first configuration configuring a cwa for a radio bearer, from a first cell of a cellular network; enabling the cwa for the radio bearer in response to the first configuration; receiving a handover command from the first cell, when enabling the cwa, wherein the handover command configures the communication device to perform a handover to a second cell of the cellular network; keeping enabling the cwa for the radio bearer in response to the handover command, when the handover command comprises a second configuration; and disabling the cwa for the radio bearer in response to the handover command, when the handover command does not comprise the second configuration.. .
Htc Corporation

Methods and a readout circuit

Methods and device for a readout circuit according to various aspects of the present invention may operate in conjunction with a storage device selectively coupled to an input signal having a voltage value within a first voltage range. A comparator may compare the voltage value of the input signal to a predetermined threshold voltage.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium

A cpu of an information processing apparatus (mfp) obtains device information regarding a secondary storage device provided in the mfp, and discriminates, based on the obtained device information, whether the secondary storage device is a type of storage device in which the number of shifts to a power saving state affects the lifetime of the storage device. The cpu determines, as a shift condition for the secondary storage device to shift to the power saving state, a shift time for the secondary storage device to shift to the power saving state, by determining the shift time for the type of storage device in which the number of shifts does not affect the lifetime to be shorter than the shift time for the type of storage device in which the number of shifts affects the lifetime..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Cache management based on factors relating to replacement cost of data

Systems and methods for a cache replacement policy that takes into consideration factors relating to the replacement cost of currently cached data and/or the replacement cost of received data. According to one embodiment, data is received by a network device responsive to a request issued on behalf of a client device.
Fortinet, Inc.

Security and prevention of information harvesting from user interfaces

Securing information within a user interface can include mapping, using a processor, an electronic mail address to an avatar, wherein the mapped electronic mail address and the avatar are stored within a data storage device, and generating, using the processor, a user interface including a message correlated with the electronic mail address. The user interface displays the avatar of the electronic mail address in place of at least one of a name for the electronic mail address or the electronic mail address..
International Business Machines Corporation

Wireless communicating method and associated wireless communication device

A wireless communication method includes setting at least one specific subfield of a control field in a report frame, and transmitting the report frame to an access point for communicating with the access point on uplink (ul) orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma). In addition, the wireless communication method is performed by a program code loaded from a storage device of a wireless communication device and executed by a processor of the wireless communication device..
Mediatek Inc.

Aggregated metadata transfer at a data storage device

A memory control circuit includes a metadata aggregate buffer configured to store a first plurality of consecutive metadata packets. The memory control circuit also includes control circuitry configured to send aggregated metadata to a memory via a first packet.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Beam interaction control for wireless power transfer

A signal generator generates an electrical signal that is sent to an amplifier, which increases the power of the signal using power from a power source. The amplified signal is fed to a sender transducer to generate ultrasonic waves that can be focused and sent to a receiver.
Ubeam Inc.

Usb-shaped connector, data transmission device and data storage device

A usb-shaped connector, a data transmission device and a data storage device are provided. The connector has the appearance of a usb 3.0 type-a connector.
Apacer Technology Inc.

Monitoring energy storage device, energy storage apparatus, and a monitoring energy storage device

A monitoring apparatus for an energy storage device provided at a movable body and electrically connected to a load of the movable body via a switch, includes a monitoring unit supplied with power from the energy storage device. The monitoring unit executes monitoring operation of bringing the switch from a closed state into an opened state under a condition that the energy storage device has voltage not more than a discharge voltage threshold, and bringing the switch from the opened state into the closed state under a condition that the switch is in the opened state and the energy storage device satisfies a predetermined discharge recovery condition, and decreases power consumption by extending an interval of the monitoring operation when the load is under suspension while the switch is in the opened state, in comparison to a case where the load is in operation..
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Garnet materials for li secondary batteries and methods of making and using garnet materials

Disclosed herein are garnet material compositions, e.g., lithium-stuffed garnets and lithium-stuffed garnets doped with alumina, which are suitable for use as electrolytes and catholytes in solid state battery applications. Also disclosed herein are lithium-stuffed garnet thin films having fine grains therein.
Quantumscape Corporation

Dehydrogenation reaction system for liquid hydrogen source material

The present invention discloses a dehydrogenation reaction system for a liquid hydrogen source material, comprising a storage device used for storing a liquid hydrogen source material and a liquid hydrogen storage carrier, a reaction still used for dehydrogenation of the liquid hydrogen source material, a gas-liquid separator used for separating the products, hydrogen and liquid hydrogen storage carrier which are generated after dehydrogenation of the liquid hydrogen source material, a buffer tank used for storing hydrogen, and a heating device used for heating the reaction still. The liquid hydrogen source material is input into the reaction still by means of a pump through an input pipe, dehydrogenation reaction of the liquid hydrogen source material is conducted in the reaction still, generated hydrogen is conveyed to the buffer tank, and the liquid hydrogen storage carrier generated after dehydrogenation is conveyed back to the storage device.
Jiangsu Qingyang Energy Co., Ltd.

Diatomaceous energy storage devices

An energy storage device can include a cathode having a first plurality of frustules, where the first plurality of frustules can include nanostructures having an oxide of manganese. The energy storage device can include an anode comprising a second plurality of frustules, where the second plurality of frustules can include nanostructures having zinc oxide.
Printed Energy Pty Ltd

Energy storage device

An energy storage device including: an electrode assembly having a body portion and a first tab portion projecting from the body portion; and a container housing the electrode assembly, wherein a first current collector electrically connected to the first tab portion or the first tab portion, and the container have a swaged joint portion having a concavo-convex structure projecting toward the other side from one side.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Packaging material for power storage device

A packaging material for a power storage device, including: a metal foil layer; a coating layer formed on a first surface of the metal foil layer; an anti-corrosion treatment layer formed on a second surface of the metal foil layer; an adhesive layer formed on the anti-corrosion treatment layer; and a sealant layer formed on the adhesive layer, wherein the coating layer contains at least one material selected from a group consisting of a fluorine-based resin, a polyester resin, and a polyurethane resin, and the coating layer contains 1 to 30 mass % of a pigment.. .
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Drain select gate formation methods and apparatus

Some embodiments include a string of charge storage devices formed along a vertical channel of semiconductor material; a gate region of a drain select gate (sgd) transistor, the gate region at least partially surrounding the vertical channel; a dielectric barrier formed in the gate region; a first isolation layer formed above the gate region and the dielectric barrier; a drain region of the sgd transistor formed above the vertical channel; and a second isolation layer formed above the first isolation layer and the drain region, wherein the second isolation layer includes a conductive contact in electrical contact with the drain region of the sgd transistor. Additional apparatus and methods are disclosed..
Micron Technology, Inc.

Titanium oxide crystal body and power storage device electrode including titanium oxide crystalline body

Provided are novel titanium oxide crystalline body and applications which do not need a conductive aid or minimize the conductive aid. A novel titanium oxide crystalline body 1 has a magneli phase 1a on a part of a surface.
Nippon Chemi-con Corporation

Nanostructured electrode for energy storage device

An electrode for use in energy storage devices is disclosed. The electrode includes carbide non-whiskers..
Fastcap Systems Corporation

Device and repairing memory cell and memory system including the device

Provided are a method and an apparatus for repairing a memory cell in a memory test system. A test device detects a fail address by testing a memory device according to a test command, and temporarily stores the fail address in a fail address memory (fam).

Error mitigation for 3d nand flash memory

Nand cell error remediation technologies are disclosed. The remediation technologies are applicable to 3d nand.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Information processing apparatus that identifies an item based on a captured image thereof

An information processing system includes an image capturing device, a storage device in which first and second reference data are stored, and a processor. The first reference data include reference image data for a plurality of code-symbolized items, and the second reference data include reference image data unique to each of non-code-symbolized items.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

System and storing and capitalizing off-peak electricity

An energy storage network associated with a plurality of properties, {bk}, for storing and capitalizing off-peak electricity includes a plurality of energy storage devices coupled to an electricity grid of at least one electricity provider, each energy storage device being chargeable or dischargeable, upon demand, and associated with a respective property bk; and a control unit coupled to the plurality of energy storage devices and the electricity grid, and configured to control operations of each energy storage device such that each energy storage device associated with the respective property bk is charged at an off-peak time each day when a demand for electricity is low, with an amount of off-peak electricity, (woff)k, from the electricity grid, and is discharged at a peak time each day when the demand for electricity is high, to provide an amount of electricity, wk, to the at least one electricity provider.. .

Method and system for facilitating rules-based communications between two external sources

Methods and systems are described herein for facilitating rules-based communications between two external sources. The system comprises a non-transitory storage device that has embodied therein one or more routines operable to deliver initial communications and responses thereto between a first user and a second user.
High Freguency Trading System Llc

Rental vehicle fleet management system

A system for analyzing vehicle data to determine a time to sell a rental vehicle includes: a data acquisition device configured to interface with a vehicle and to collect one or more data parameters associated with the vehicle; and a data analysis device comprising a processor, a communication interface for interfacing with the data acquisition device, a computer tangible storage device, and program instructions stored on the storage device for execution by the processor.. .
Cmt Group, Llc

Expert-assisted online-learning for media similarity

A system (e.g., content management system), a recommender system, a storage device, and various methods are described herein that improves with the aid of human (expert) judgment the online-learning for item-item similarity (e.g., movie-movie similarity).. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and maintaining a segregated database in a multiple distributed ledger system

An apparatus maintains a segregated database in a multiple distributed ledger system. The apparatus includes a storage device that stores software instructions for controlling a processor that when executed by the processor configure the processor to: create distributed ledgers, each created distributed ledger being associated with a respective individual profile; maintain a segregated database apart from the distributed ledgers including, for each individual profile, profile balance data; and process a data exchange between exchanging profiles.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Recording medium for storing program for malware detection, and malware detection

A method for malware detection includes: executing transmission processing that includes adding information pertaining to a specific file to a file list obtained from a storage device upon receiving a transmission command for the file list from an application, and transmitting, to the application, the file list to which the information pertaining to the specific file has been added; and executing determination processing that includes determining that the application is malware upon receiving an operating command pertaining to the specific file from the application.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Automated script

A device may require one or more updates to its software. However, the device may be inaccessible due to a variety of circumstances.
Vivint, Inc.

Application search results based on a current search query and a previous search query

A server includes a processing device executing computer-readable instructions stored by a memory. A storage device includes a query log that stores search queries indicating a device identifier of the sender and a time that the search query was received by the server.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Analysis apparatus, analysis method, and recording medium

An analysis apparatus comprises a processor configured to execute a program; and a storage device configured to store the program and a document group having a spreadsheet format, the processor being configured to execute: acquisition processing for acquiring the document group from the storage device; classification processing for classifying documents in the document group acquired by the acquisition processing into at least one shared form group having a shared form based on a commonality relating to a character string included in a cell of each document among the documents in the document group and to a position of the cell including the character string; and output processing for outputting a classification result obtained by the classification processing.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Embedding protocol parameters in data streams between host devices and storage devices

A method includes receiving, by a storage device and from a host device, a set of protocol parameters initialized by the host device. The set of protocol parameters are used to facilitate data transfer between the host device and the storage device.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Read ahead management in a multi-stream workload

Implementations described and claimed herein provide a method and system for managing execution of commands for a storage device, the method comprising identifying individual streams processing read ahead operations in a storage controller, determining an amount of read ahead data that each individual stream is processing in the read ahead operations, determining a total amount of read cache available for the storage controller, and determining a total amount of read ahead data that all the individual streams are processing in the read ahead operations.. .
Seagate Technology Llc

Storage device that maintains a plurality of layers of address mapping

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory, a cache memory, and a processor. The processor is configured to load, from the nonvolatile memory into the cache memory, a fragment of each of a plurality of layers of an address mapping corresponding to a target logical address to be accessed, and access the nonvolatile memory at a physical address mapped from the target logical address, by referring to the fragments of the layers of the address mapping loaded into the cache memory.
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Scalable data storage pools

Scalable data storage techniques are described. In one or more implementations, data is obtained by one or more computing devices that describes fault domains in a storage hierarchy and available storage resources in a data storage pool.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Storage policy-based automation of protection for disaster recovery

Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems include a recovery manager receiving selection of a storage profile to be protected. The storage profile is an abstraction of a set of one or more logical storage devices that are treated as a single entity based upon common storage capabilities.
Vmware, Inc.

System and secured backup of data

A system and method of selectively providing encrypted data is provided. Embodiments of the invention may store data in encrypted form on a storage device.
Safend Ltd.

Installation of software onto a computer

An indication is received from a user to initiate installation of an operating system onto a storage device of a computer. The storage device is partitioned into an original partition and a new partition.
Apple Inc.

Information processing device, computer-readable recording medium, and information processing system

An information processing device that connects to an external device via a network, the information processing device includes: a first connection unit configured to connect to, without the network, a terminal capable of connecting to equipment that executes processing in accordance with a request from the terminal; an acquisition unit configured to acquire a control program for controlling the equipment from the external device via the network; a storage control unit configured to store the control program acquired by the acquisition unit in a predetermined storage area that is recognized as an external storage device by the terminal connected by the first connection unit; and a display control unit configured to display, on a display unit, a utilization screen that prompts reading of the storage area when the information processing device is connected to the terminal by the first connection unit.. .

Storage devices including nonvolatile memory devices and access methods for nonvolatile memory devices

A storage device may include a nonvolatile memory device, a buffer memory, and a controller. The controller may perform first accesses on the nonvolatile memory device using the buffer memory, collect access result information and access environment information of the first accesses in the buffer memory, and generate an access classifier that predicts a result of a second access to the nonvolatile memory device by performing machine learning based on the access result information and the access environment information collected in the buffer memory..

Storage system including a plurality of networked storage nodes

A storage system includes a plurality of nodes, each of the nodes including a nonvolatile storage device, and a connection unit directly connected to at least one of the nodes. The connection unit is configured to determine a target node responsive to a write request generated by a host, determine whether or not the target node is busy, output a write command directed to a non-busy node such that data requested by the write request are written in the non-busy node, responsive to determining that the target node is busy, and output a copy command directed to the non-busy node such that the data written in the non-busy node are copied to the target node, after a reference time period has passed since determining that the target node is busy..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Position-aware primary command queue management

The examples described herein discuss various systems, software, devices, and methods for managing a primary command queue by ordering and/or reordering and distributing incoming commands based, at least in part, on positional information of one or more components of data storage devices. More specifically, in some embodiments, the examples discussed herein describe ordering and distributing incoming commands from a primary command queue in a position-aware manner that takes into account disk rotation (e.g., rotational position) and/or actuator head location for the various data storage devices of a data storage system enclosure.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Storage system

A storage system includes first storage devices to provide storage areas of a first tier and for which a life usage rate is determined based on an erase count and a guaranteed maximum erase count, second storage devices to provide storage areas of a second tier and for which a guaranteed maximum erase count is not specified, and a controller to perform data reallocation between the first tier and the second tier. The controller determines a weight for a read access and a weight for a write access from a host based on life usage rates of the first storage devices, and determines whether to relocate data stored in the second tier to the first tier based on the weight for a read access, the weight for a write access, a read count for the data in a period, and a write count for the data in the period..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Dynamic packet buffers with consolidation of low utilized memory banks

Provided are a method, a non-transitory computer-readable storage device and an apparatus for managing use of a shared memory buffer that is partitioned into multiple banks and that stores incoming data received at multiple inputs in accordance with a multi-slice architecture. A particular bank is allocated to a corresponding slice.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Storage control apparatus, system, and storage medium

A storage control apparatus is configured to: detect a ratio of a number of first data blocks stored by a first process including executing deduplication to a number of second data blocks stored by a second process not including executing the deduplication in data blocks stored in a storage device, and determine which of the first and second processes to use to execute a write process for a third write data block which is newly requested to be written so that the ratio approaches a target ratio based on a load of a third process for the second data blocks and a lower limit target value of a number of write requests processable per unit time in response to write requests, the third process including executing the deduplication for each of the second data blocks and storing again the second data block in any storage device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Storage device

A storage device according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a plurality of memory devices and a storage controller. The memory devices provide the storage controller with a storage space which comprises a plurality of sectors, each said sector including a write data memory region and an inspection code memory region.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Storage management device, performance adjustment method, and computer-readable recording medium

A monitoring unit obtains the performance information of each of a plurality of volumes included in a storage device. A setting unit obtains a performance target value for each of one or more targeted volumes from among the plurality of volumes.
Fujitsu Limited

De-duplicating multi-device plugin

Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed herein for implementing deduplicating multi-device plugin. Methods may include receiving a data storage request identifying a data block for storage in a virtual device, where the virtual device is created by a multiple device driver capable of generating a plurality of virtual devices based on a plurality of underlying physical storage devices and a plurality of remote devices.
Quest Software Inc.

Storage system including a plurality of networked storage nodes

A storage system includes a plurality of nodes, each of the nodes including a processor and a nonvolatile storage device, and a connection unit directly connected to at least one of the nodes and configured to issue commands directed to a target node. The processor of the target node is configured to access the nonvolatile storage device of the target node in accordance with a command received from the connection unit, notify completion of processing for the command to the connection unit when a processing result responsive to the command is returned from the nonvolatile storage device of the target node within a reference time period, and notify a busy state of the target node to the connection unit when the processing result responsive to the command is not returned from the nonvolatile storage device of the target node within the reference time period..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Selectable read modes for a two dimensional magnetic recording system

Two or more read modes of a data storage system and device are defined. The data storage device is capable of concurrently reading from two or more tracks using two or more read transducers.
Seagate Technology Llc

Multi-channel system for truck and cargo scanning using impulse radiation sources

A multi-channel system for truck scanning, includes an impulse radiation source; and a plurality of detection circuits, each detection circuit comprising a scintillator, a photodiode, a supplemental circuit, an integrator and an adc, connected in series. A current of the photodiode is proportional to radiation from the impulse radiation source.
Adani Systems, Inc.

Electric vehicle and control electric vehicle

An hv-ecu specifies a control target section satisfying a predetermined condition in a scheduled traveling route and performs soc control of changing an soc of a power storage device in advance before entering the control target section. An hmi device displays that the soc control is being performed.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle and control method thereof

A vehicle comprises a motor configured to output a power for driving; a power storage device configured to supply electric power to the motor; a main relay provided between the motor and the power storage device; a power receiving connector configured to be connectable with a power feed connector of an external charger; and a charging relay connected with the power receiving connector and connected with the power storage device via the main relay. This vehicle further comprises a control device configured to determine whether electric power from the external charger is supplied to the power receiving connector during charging of the power storage device with the electric power from the external charger in closed positions of the main relay and the charging relay and to open the main relay when it is determined that the electric power from the external charger is not supplied to the power receiving connector..
Fujitsu Ten Limited