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US10492167B2 Enhanced system access for E-UTRAN
Certain aspects relate to methods and apparatus for wireless communications, comprising determining to use a reduced paging cycle to page a user equipment (UE) of a first type that supports the reduced paging cycle, the reduced paging cycle having a shorter period relative to a paging cycle used with UEs of a second type which do not support the reduced paging cycle, and paging the UE of the first type in accordance with the reduced paging cycle. Certain aspects relate to methods and apparatus for conveying system information by a base station, comprising broadcasting a first system information common to each cell of a group of cells in an area and broadcasting a second system information that can vary between cells in the group of cells, wherein the second system information is broadcast more frequently than the first system information.
US10491798B2 Imaging apparatus, accessory device, storage medium, and imaging system
An imaging apparatus, to which an accessory device is detachably mounted, which performs image capturing in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal, and which performs communication with the accessory device in synchronization with the vertical synchronization signal, transmits, to the accessory device, a request command for requesting transmission of data from the accessory device to the imaging apparatus to cause the accessory device to transmit data corresponding to request command. The imaging apparatus is capable of transmitting, to the accessory device, a plurality of request commands each corresponding to the request command within one period of the vertical synchronization signal, and the request command includes a plurality of types of commands. The imaging apparatus transmits a previously-determined specific request command of the plurality of types of commands at predetermined timing within one period of the vertical synchronization signal.
US10491433B2 Transceiver, a SUDAC, a method for signal processing in a transceiver, and methods for signal processing in a SUDAC
A transceiver of a user equipment includes a receiving stage, a frontend channel estimator, a frontend channel equalizer, a backend channel estimator, and a backend channel equalizer. The receiving stage is configured to receive an inbound signal from a SUDAC, which enables a relay communication including a frontend communication using extremely-high frequencies and a backend communication using ultra-high frequencies. The inbound signal includes a data portion, a backend control portion and a frontend control portion, the frontend control portion including a frontend evaluation signal and a configuration signal. The frontend and the backend channel estimators are configured to perform channel estimations based on the frontend evaluation signal and the backend control portion, respectively, wherein the frontend and backend channel equalizers are configured to equalize distortions, caused by using the extremely-high and ultra-high frequencies, respectively, based on the channel estimation of the frontend and backend channel estimators, respectively.
US10491192B1 Transversely-excited film bulk acoustic resonator
Acoustic resonator devices and filters are disclosed. An acoustic resonator includes a substrate and a piezoelectric plate having parallel front and back surfaces, the back surface attached to the substrate. An interdigital transducer (IDT) is formed on the front surface of the piezoelectric plate such that interleaved fingers of the IDT are disposed on a portion of the piezoelectric plate suspended over a cavity formed in the substrate.
US10491173B2 Gain-dependent impedance matching and linearity
An integrated circuit is disclosed for gain-dependent impedance matching and linearity. The integrated circuit includes at least two amplifier branches, an input inductor, and at least two degeneration inductors. Each amplifier branch includes a node, an input transistor, and a cascode stage connected between a drain of the input transistor and the node. Respective nodes of the at least two amplifier branches are connected together and respective gates of the input transistors of the at least two amplifier branches are connected together. The input inductor is connected to the respective gates, and the at least two degeneration inductors are connected between respective sources of the input transistors of the at least two amplifier branches and a ground. The at least two degeneration inductors are configured to establish a magnetic coupling with the input inductor and establish another magnetic coupling between each other.
US10489888B2 Display control apparatus and method for controlling the same based on orientation
In a case where an orientation of a display control apparatus is a first orientation, a first display object is displayed in a first direction; in a case where the orientation of the display control apparatus changes to a second orientation without a specific operation performed, the first display object is displayed in a second direction; when a switch instruction to switch a display object is given in this state, a second display object is displayed in the second direction; in a case where the orientation of the display control apparatus changes to the second orientation with the specific operation performed, the display direction of the first display object is not changed; and when the switch instruction is given in this state, the second display object is displayed in the first direction.
US10489190B2 Task completion through inter-application communication
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems for facilitating task completion through inter-application communication and/or for registering a target application for contextually aware task execution are provided. That is, a current application may display content comprising an entity (e.g., a mapping application may display a restaurant entity). One or more actions capable of being performed on the entity may be exposed (e.g., a reserve table action). Responsive to selection of an action, one or more target applications capable of performing the action on the entity may be presented. Responsive to selection of a target application, contextual information for the entity and/or the action may be passed to the target application so that the target application may be launched in a contextually relevant state to facilitate completion of a task. For example, a dinning application may be launched to a table reservation form for the restaurant entity.
US10488465B2 Abnormality diagnosing device and abnormality diagnosing method
An abnormality diagnosing device diagnoses a driving abnormality of a single motor driven by a plurality of motor driving devices. The motor driving devices drive the motor by supplying three-phase alternating currents to a plurality of three-phase windings possessed by the motor. The abnormality diagnosing device is equipped with a rotational speed acquisition unit for acquiring a rotational speed value of the motor, a current acquisition unit for acquiring phase current values of respective phases flowing through the three-phase windings, and a determination unit for determining the presence of an abnormality, if an absolute value of the rotational speed value exceeds a predetermined value, and an absolute value of the phase current value of any one phase of the three-phase windings is less than a threshold value continuously for a predetermined time period.
US10488386B2 Method for detecting oil on tobacco products and packaging
A process for detecting oil or lubricant contamination in a manufactured product, the process comprising adding at least two fluorescent taggants to oils or lubricants contained in processing machinery for said product, irradiating said product, causing at least one of said taggants to fluoresce and detecting radiation emitted by said fluorescing taggant in an oil-contaminated product.
US10488314B2 Condensation particle counter false count performance
Various embodiments include methods of reducing false-particle counts in a water-based condensation particle counter (CPC). One embodiment of a method includes delivering water into one or more wicks, sensing an excess volume of water delivered to the wicks, collecting the excess volume of water into a collection reservoir, and draining the excess volume of water from the collection reservoir. Other methods and apparatuses are disclosed.
US10487735B2 Compressed air energy storage power generation device and compressed air energy storage power generation method
A compressed air energy storage power generation device equipped with: a compressor mechanically connected to a motor; a first pressure storage tank storing compressed air from the compressor; an expansion device driven by compressed air from the tank; a generator mechanically connected to the expansion device; a first heat exchanger that exchanges heat between a heat medium and the compressed air supplied from the compressor to the tank; a second heat exchanger that exchanges heat between the heat medium and the compressed air supplied from the tank to the expansion device; a pressure sensor that detects the state of charge (SOC) of the tank; SOC adjustment units that adjusts the SOC; and a control device. The control device controls the SOC adjustment units such that the detected SOC is within an optimal SOC range while satisfying the requested power. Thus, in this compressed air energy storage power generation device the SOC is controlled so as to be within an optimal SOC range, so the operating efficiency can be improved.
US10491986B2 Multi-function control of one or several multimedia playback devices
The present disclosure generally concerns multi-function control of one or several audio playback devices, such as one or several speakers of a home music system. In one example embodiment described herein, a user interface arrangement for controlling multiple functions of one or several audio playback devices comprises first and second rotatable knobs (110A; HOB). The first rotatable knob (100A) has a first rotational axis extending in a first axial direction, wherein the first rotatable knob (100A) is rotatable around said first rotational axis to control a first function and wherein the first rotatable knob (100A) is further configured to be displaced axially in said first axial direction of the first rotational axis to control a second function. Furthermore, the second rotatable knob (HOB) has a second rotational axis extending in a second axial direction, wherein the second rotatable knob (HOB) is rotatable around said second rotational axis to control a third function and wherein the second rotatable knob (HOB) is further configured to be displaced axially in said second axial direction of the second rotational axis to control a fourth function.
US10491928B2 Scheme for determining the locations and timing of advertisements and other insertions in media
A non-transitory computer readable storage medium stores one or more computer programs adapted to cause a processor based system to execute steps that include analyzing an image, identifying one or more faces in the image using a face recognition technique, designating at least one of the identified faces collectively as a first area of interest, and determining whether an insertion area exists in the image where additional content can be inserted without obstructing the first area of interest. Another computer program is adapted to cause a processor based system to execute steps that include determining whether the insertion area can be divided into two or more regions based on color. Methods and processor based apparatuses that perform one or more of these steps are also disclosed.
US10491926B2 Coding of a spatial sampling of a two-dimensional information signal using sub-division
Coding schemes for coding a spatially sampled information signal using sub-division and coding schemes for coding a sub-division or a multitree structure are described, wherein representative embodiments relate to picture and/or video coding applications.
US10491921B2 Apparatus and method for video motion compensation
A frame buffer is adapted to store at least one reference frame of a video stream, said reference frame being different from a current frame of the video stream. A motion estimation unit is adapted to generate a motion vector by estimating motion between a reference block of the reference frame and a current block of the current frame. A blurring filter selection unit is adapted to select one of a plurality of blurring filters depending on the orientation of the motion vector. A filtering unit is adapted to generate a filtered reference block by applying the selected blurring filter to the reference block. A motion compensation unit is adapted to generate a filtered prediction block of the current block on the basis of the current block, the motion vector and the filtered reference block.
US10491885B1 Post-processing by lidar system guided by camera information
Post-processing in a lidar system may be guided by camera information as described herein. In one embodiment, a camera system has a camera to capture images of the scene. An image processor is configured to classify an object in the images from the camera. A lidar system generates a point cloud of the scene and a modeling processor is configured to correlate the classified object to a plurality of points of the point cloud and to model the plurality of points as the classified object over time in a 3D model of the scene.
US10491802B2 Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and storage medium
There is provided an image capturing apparatus. An image capturing unit acquires a signal in a first acquisition mode or a second acquisition mode for each pixel of an image sensor. In the first acquisition mode, an image signal obtained by adding focus detection signals of a plurality of photoelectric conversion units of the pixel is acquired. In the second acquisition mode, the focus detection signals are acquired in addition to the image signal. The image capturing alternately captures a recording image and a focus detection image having a smaller number of pixels than the recording image, applies all pixels to the first acquisition mode when capturing the recording image, and applies at least a part of the pixels to the second acquisition mode when capturing the focus detection image.
US10491439B2 Methods and apparatuses for transmitting and receiving uplink reference signals using non-orthogonal sequences
Methods and devices for configurable sequence usage for user equipment (UE) uplink reference signaling are provided. In one provided method, a transmission reception point (TRP) in a wireless communication network receives a first UL reference signal (RS) associated with a first UL RS sequence from a first UE and receives a second UL RS associated with a second UL RS sequence from a second UE, the first and second UL RS sequences being non-orthogonal. In another provided method, A UE determines an UL RS sequence based on a UL RS sequence root, the UL RS sequence root being a UE-specific root and being independent of a cell identifier of a cell serving the UE. The UE sends an UL RS associated with the UL RS sequence, the UL RS sequence being a Zadoff-Chu sequence.
US10491237B1 Continuous-time delta-sigma modulator
A continuous-time delta-sigma modulator includes a loop filter, a quantizer, a finite impulse response (FIR) filter, and a digital to analog converter. The loop filter integrates a difference between an input signal and a feedback signal. The quantizer quantizes a signal output from the loop filter to convert the quantized signal into a digital signal. The FIR filter performs an FIR filtering process on the digital signal output from the quantizer. The digital to analog converter converts a signal output from the FIR filter into an analog signal and outputs the converted analog signal as a feedback signal.
US10490835B2 Exhaust assembly
An exhaust assembly for a fuel cell system, comprising a plenum having an inlet configured to receive a gas flow from the fuel cell system and an outlet configured to vent said gas flow to atmosphere, the plenum including a louvre assembly for controlling the flow through the plenum between the inlet and outlet, wherein the plenum includes a purge gas inlet downstream of the louvre assembly configured to introduce a purge gas of the fuel cell system into the gas flow for dilution thereof, the louvre assembly configured to induce, in use, a lower pressure region proximal the purge gas inlet relative to a region distal the purge gas inlet within the plenum.
US10489140B2 Virtualized file server high availability
Particular embodiments provide a system for managing a virtualization environment, the system comprising a plurality of host machines, one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices, and a virtualized file server (VFS) comprising a plurality of file server virtual machines (FSVMs), wherein each of the FSVMs is running on one of the host machines and conducts I/O transactions with the one or more virtual disks, and the host machines form a cluster. A health monitoring service may monitor the FSVMs to determine whether any of the FSVMs has failed or is having problems. If the health monitoring service detects a failure of one of the FSVMs on a first one of the host machines, for each resource lock associated with the first FSVM, the health monitoring service may reassign the resource lock to another one of the FSVMs.
US10489030B2 User terminal device and displaying method thereof
A displaying method of a user terminal device including displaying a first screen on a display of the user terminal device, detecting a user interaction by the user terminal device, and rotating the at least two screens based on the first user interaction, changing a display orientation of the at least two screens.
US10487077B1 Bis(benzoxazinyl)phthalimidine and associated curable composition and composite
A bis(benzoxazinyl)phthalimidine has the structure wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, j, and k are defined herein. The bis(benzoxazinyl)phthalimidine is useful as a component of a curable composition. It exhibits a high melting temperature and a high exotherm onset temperature. Also described is a composite that includes a reinforcing filler and the curing product of the bis(benzoxazinyl)phthalimidine.
US10492195B2 Apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving downlink data channel signal transmission information in cellular radio communication cooperative multi-point scheme
An apparatus and a method for transmitting/receiving downlink data channel signal transmission information in a cellular radio communication system using a Cooperative Multi-Point (CoMP) scheme are provided. In the downlink data channel signal transmission information transmission method, a Base Station (BS) transmits downlink data channel signal transmission information including information related to Resource Elements (REs) scheduled for a downlink data channel signal transmission to a User Equipment (UE), and transmits downlink data channel signal non-transmission information including information related to REs through which a downlink data channel signal is not transmitted among the REs scheduled for the downlink data channel signal transmission to the UE.
US10492024B2 Method and apparatus for verifying entity information
This specification describes techniques for verifying location information. One example method includes identifying location information associated with a particular entity; determining, based on the location information, a candidate entity set including a plurality of candidate entities, wherein each candidate entity is different than the particular entity, and wherein the candidate entity set includes a correct set including candidate entities that satisfy candidate location criteria; sending the candidate entity set and the candidate location criteria to the particular entity; receiving a selected entity set including one or more of the candidate entities; determining that the selected entity set includes a number of candidate entities from the correct set satisfies a location verification threshold; and in response determining that the selected entity set includes the number of candidate entities from the correct set that exceeds the location verification threshold, determining that the location information of the particular entity is verified.
US10491794B2 Image capture apparatus comprising image transmission function
An image capture apparatus includes an image capture unit, a communication unit, and a control unit which communicates with an external device by first or second communication systems. The first system maintains communication connection even if the apparatus and device are not in a predetermined operational mode for executing image transmission processing. The second system maintains communication connection if the apparatus and device are in the predetermined mode. The control unit can automatically transmit a photographed image to an external device through the communication unit by the second communication system, and switch and control first and second functional modes for enabling and disabling a photography function, respectively. Where an image is photographed in the first mode, the control unit records the image as a target for automatic transmission. If the transmission target image is recorded, automatic transmission is not started during the first mode, and started during the second mode.
US10491782B1 Method and apparatus to prevent reproduction of secure data
A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and apparatus for preventing reproduction of secure data on a multi-function device are disclosed. The method may be performed by a processor of a multi-function device. For example, the method receives a request to reproduce a document, calculates a perceptual hash of the document, transmits the perceptual hash of the document to a server, receives a control signal to halt reproduction of the document on the printing device in response to a perceptual hash of the secure data stored on the server matching at least a portion of the perceptual hash of the document, and halts the reproduction of the document on the printing device in response to the control signal.
US10490476B2 Wafer-level package with enhanced performance
The present disclosure relates to a packaging process to enhance thermal and electrical performance of a wafer-level package. The wafer-level package with enhanced performance includes a first thinned die having a first device layer, a multilayer redistribution structure, a first mold compound, and a second mold compound. The multilayer redistribution structure includes package contacts on a bottom surface of the multilayer redistribution structure and redistribution interconnects connecting the first device layer to the package contacts. The first mold compound resides over the multilayer redistribution structure and around the first thinned die, and extends beyond a top surface of the first thinned die to define a cavity within the first mold compound and over the first thinned die. The second mold compound fills the cavity and is in contact with the top surface of the first thinned die.
US10490353B1 Multilayer ceramic capacitor including dielectric layers with different regions having different concentrations of dysprosium
A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a ceramic body with first and second internal electrodes facing each other and dielectric layers interposed therebetween. First and second external electrodes are on external surfaces of the ceramic body and electrically connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively. A dielectric layer includes dielectric grains including, respectively, first regions in which dysprosium (Dy) is not present and second regions surrounding the first regions. Where a shortest distance between boundaries of the first regions (in which dysprosium (Dy) is not present) of two of the dielectric grains is “L,” the concentration of dysprosium (Dy) in a region within ±0.2 L from a halfway point between the boundaries is lower than that of dysprosium (Dy) in the second regions.
US10490351B1 Multilayer ceramic capacitor including dielectric layers with different regions having different concentrations of dysprosium
A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a ceramic body with first and second internal electrodes facing each other and dielectric layers interposed therebetween. First and second external electrodes are on external surfaces of the ceramic body and electrically connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively. A dielectric layer includes dielectric grains including, respectively, first regions in which dysprosium (Dy) is not present and second regions surrounding the first regions. Where a shortest distance between boundaries of the first regions (in which dysprosium (Dy) is not present) of two of the dielectric grains is “L,” the concentration of dysprosium (Dy) in a region within ±0.2L from a halfway point between the boundaries is lower than that of dysprosium (Dy) in the second regions.
US10488064B1 Continuous air monitor
A portable indoor air quality monitor measures the air surrounding the device and displays those qualities on a liquid crystal display with touchscreen capabilities, the monitor providing an internal power supply, fans to circulate air through a housing, and sensors to detect particulate matter, harmful gasses, volatile organic compounds, CO2, temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure, the device providing a stationary monitor or one worn by a user, especially a first responder.
US10486187B2 Component delivery system utilizing film bags
A cartridge for a medium to be dispensed is disclosed. The cartridge includes a head part having a dispensing outlet, and a film forming a cartridge wall. The film bounds a cartridge chamber for the medium to be dispensed, and extends at least partially in a longitudinal direction of the cartridge. The film has a front end that is connected to the head part. The is a multilayer film having at least two layers formed from different materials. The front end of the film is sealingly and non-releasably embedded in the head part of the cartridge, such that an end face of the front end of the film is covered by the head part. A method of manufacturing a cartridge having a head part using a mold is also disclosed.