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US10645830B1 Housing, electronic device, and method for manufacturing same
A housing of plastic strongly bonded to a metal frame is integrally formed as the housing of an electronic device. The metal frame includes at least one plastic grabbing recess to receive portion of a plastic member, an opening of the plastic grabbing recess carries convex teeth, the convex teeth narrow the opening of the plastic grabbing recess, and the convex teeth lock portions of the plastic member.
US10645817B1 Variable temperature controlled soldering iron
A soldering iron system with automatic variable temperature control comprising a hand piece or robot arm including a soldering cartridge having a soldering tip, a coil that generates a magnetic field, and a temperature sensor for sensing a temperature of the soldering tip; a variable power supply for delivering variable power to the coil to heat the soldering tip; a processor including associated circuits for accepting a set temperature input and the sensed temperature of the soldering tip, and providing a control signal to control the variable power supply to deliver a suitable power to the coil to keep the temperature of the soldering tip at a substantially constant level of the set temperature input.
US10645514B2 Apparatus and method for processing multi-channel audio signal
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing a multichannel audio signal. A multichannel audio signal processing method may include: generating an N-channel audio signal of N channels by down-mixing an M-channel audio signal of M channels; and generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of the N-channel audio signal.
US10644713B1 Process, voltage and temperature optimized asynchronous SAR ADC
A method of enhancing SAR ADC performance includes employing PVT processor to correct process, voltage and temperature (PVT) variation. The PVT processor senses process, supply voltage and temperature information then maximize the time for SAR binary search process. The PVT processor first applies coarse optimization to correct process and voltage variation then applies fine optimization to correct the temperature variation. The SAR ADC is operated at its optimized PVT condition and its performance is enhanced after PVT optimization.
US10644263B2 Electroluminescent device having light transmitting region of non-through-hole structure
An electroluminescent device, including: a lower structure; and an encapsulation structure disposed on the lower structure, wherein the lower structure includes: a display region; a light transmitting region having a non-through-hole structure including at least a portion surrounded by the display region; and a buffer region having at least a portion extending along an outline of the light transmitting region between the display region and the light transmitting region to separate the display region and the light transmitting region from each other, and wherein the lower structure further includes a light blocking structure extending along the outline of the light transmitting region in the at least the portion of the buffer region.
US10643959B2 Method of making a stacked inductor-electronic package
An embodiment of a circuit includes a circuit module and an inductor disposed over and electrically coupled to the module. Disposing the inductor over the module may reduce the area occupied by the circuit as compared to a circuit where the inductor is disposed adjacent to the module, or to a circuit where the inductor is disposed in the module adjacent to other components of the module. Furthermore, disposing the inductor outside of the module may allow one to install or replace the inductor.
US10643521B2 Electro-optical module, power supply substrate, wiring substrate, and electronic apparatus
This invention provides an electro-optical module with reduced noise in driving voltage. The invention can include a power supply substrate that is arranged separately from the flexible substrate having a driver, so that the noise of the driving voltage supplied from the power supply substrate is reduced.
US10643365B1 Deformation mesh control for a computer animated artwork
A user interface for animating digital artwork includes a two-part control to change scale, rotation, and/or shear. A stationary portion is manipulated by the user while a moveable portion moves during manipulation to reflect a deformation position resulting from the control For example, a system may store an artwork having a tessellated mesh bounded by an alpha edge and a bend handle associated with at least a first vertex of the mesh. The system also includes a user interface that implements a control for the bend handle. The control includes a stationary portion enabling the user to select a control value for the bend handle and a moveable portion that moves, during a manipulation event of the stationary portion, to a deformed position determined from the control value and from a position of at least one other handle associated with at least a second vertex of the vertices.
US10643116B1 System and method for contactless encoding and printing of a triple interface smart card through near-field network
Disclosed are a method, a system and/or a device for contactless encoding and printing of a triple interface smart card through a near-field network. In one embodiment, a triple interface encoding device includes a production controller communicatively coupled to an object encoding array, an object conveyor transport, and an object encoding server. The production controller may detect a sequence of target objects and associates it with one of a plurality of user accounts. The object encoding server configures the object encoding array to contactlessly encode the target object. Further, the object encoding server configures target object feeder to automatically deploy a number of target objects equal to a number of contactless encoders of the object encoding array onto the conveyor belt of the object conveyor transport spaced at corresponding repeat positions as the number of contactless encoders. Furthermore, object encoding server configures the conveyor belt to position the target objects.
US10643093B1 Automated bounding box generation for objects in an image
One or more embodiments described herein include a computer-implemented method of determining a bounding box for an object in an image. The method includes determining a label for an object in a first image using a first algorithm, and generating a set of images based on the first image, by cropping the first image from a selected direction. The method further includes determining labels for each image in the set using the first algorithm, and removing images from the set such that the remaining images have a label matching the initial label. The method further includes determining a key image for the set, which is the smallest image from the set that has a confidence score exceeding a threshold. Further, the method includes determining a bounding box for the object in the first image based on a perimeter of a portion of the first image that overlaps the key image.
US10642993B1 Data sharing in a multi-tenant database system
A method for sharing data in a multi-tenant database includes generating a share object in a first account comprising a share role. The method includes associating one or more access rights with the share role, wherein the one or more access rights indicate which objects in the first account are accessible based on the share object. The method includes granting, to a second account, cross-account access rights to the share role or share object in the first account. The method includes receiving a request from the second account to access data or services of the first account. The method further includes providing a response to the second account based on the data or services of the first account.
US10642909B2 Utilizing a dual mode search
A search request received at a computer of a search support system is processed by analyzing the received search request to identify request parameters and connecting to a system index of the search support system that is referenced in the request parameters. An external result provider (ERP) process is initiated that establishes communication between the search support system and a data source external to the search support system, for a virtual index referenced in the request parameters. Thus, the ERP process provides an interface between the search support system and external data sources, such as by third parties. The ERP process can operate in a streaming mode (providing real-time search results with minimal processing) and/or a reporting mode (providing results with a greater delay and processing extent) and can switch between modes. The search request results are received from the connected system indexes and the referenced virtual indexes.
US10642484B1 Display device
A display device includes a display section, a display control section, a touch panel, a gesture acceptance section, and a processing section. The display control section allows a screen of the display section to display an icon within which a plurality of regions are provided. The gesture acceptance section determines, upon acceptance of a user's gesture on an icon, on which of the regions within the icon the user's gesture has been performed. When the gesture acceptance section accepts the user's gesture on the icon, the processing section executes processing that is related to a function associated with the icon and corresponds to the region on which the gesture has been performed.
US10642077B1 Lateral MOSCAP phase adjuster
A MOSCAP phase adjuster includes two conductive regions with a thin insulating region therebetween, where charge is accumulated or depleted. In conventional MOSCAP modulators, the conductive and insulating regions are superposed layers, extending horizontally parallel to the substrate, which limits waveguide design and mode confinement, resulting in reduced phase shift performance. An improved MOSCAP phase adjuster and method of fabricating a MOSCAP phase adjuster includes depositing the material for the second conductive region beside and over top of the first conductive region after oxidation, and selectively etching the material to form the second conductive region.
US10641967B1 Multiport assemblies including a modular adapter support array
A multiport assembly includes a shell defining a cavity positioned within the shell, a plurality of optical adapter assemblies, a modular adapter support array engaged with the plurality of optical adapter assemblies and positioned within the cavity, the modular adapter support array defining a plurality of adapter passageways extending through the modular adapter support array in a longitudinal direction, where each adapter passageway of the plurality of adapter passageways extends around at least a portion of a corresponding optical adapter assembly of the plurality of optical adapter assemblies, and a plurality of optical connector defining respective connector insertion paths extending inward from the plurality of optical connector ports to the cavity.
US10641246B1 Wind-powered display
A wind-powered display and method and computer program products for operating the same are provided. Aspects include obtaining a content item to be displayed on a wind-powered display panel, the wind-powered display panel including a plurality of embedded turbines that each has a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs). Aspects also include receiving rotational information for each of the plurality of embedded turbines and determining an illumination pattern for the plurality of LEDs based on the rotational information. Aspects further include selectively activating one or more of the plurality of LEDs based on the illumination pattern to cause the content item to be displayed on the wind-powered display.
US10640034B1 Vehicle front headlight device
A vehicle front headlight device including: a first and a second front headlights configuring a left and right pair, each including a light source configured to emit light, a rotating mirror configured to reflect the emitted light while rotating, and a lens configured to allow the reflected light to pass through and shine ahead of a vehicle; and a controller that controls switching ON and OFF of the respective light sources and rotational drive of the respective rotating mirrors of the first and the second front headlights, such that, in a light distribution region formed by illumination of the first and the second front headlights, a first non-illuminated region that is not illuminated by the first front headlight is illuminated by the second front headlight, and a second non-illuminated region that is not illuminated by the second front headlight is illuminated by the first front headlight.
US10639205B2 Sealing systems and methods employing a hybrid switchable drape
Systems, kits, methods of manufacturing, and a sealing member for creating a sealed space are described. The sealing member can include a film layer and a first adhesive layer coupled to the film layer. The sealing member can also include a second adhesive layer coupled to the first adhesive layer. A plurality of apertures may extend through the second adhesive layer. Each aperture can expose at least a portion of the first adhesive layer through the second adhesive layer. A plurality of polymer particles may be disposed in the first adhesive layer. The polymer particles can be configured to dissolve in response to interaction with a switching solution.
US10645825B1 Tamper-resistant electronics system and improved method of manufacturing therefor
In accordance with the embodiments described herein, there is provided an enclosure system including an enclosure formed of an insulating material, and at least one heatsink arrangement formed of a thermally-conductive material. The heatsink arrangement includes at heat conductive surface configured as one of a pyramid, an inverted pyramid, a plateau, a spherical segment, and an inverted spherical segment. The heatsink arrangement in the enclosure system can be integrally formed from the enclosure such that a demarcation between the heatsink arrangement and the enclosure is water-tight. The enclosure and the heatsink arrangement can also be simultaneously integrally formed and enmeshed using additive manufacturing processes.
US10645796B1 Electrical node, method for manufacturing electrical node and multilayer structure comprising electrical node
An electrical node includes a substrate for accommodating a functional element. The substrate includes a first side and an opposite second side, and hosting a number of connecting elements. The functional element includes an electronic component and conductive traces. The electrical node also includes a first material layer defining a protective covering. The first material layer defining at least a portion of the exterior surface of the nod arranged to reduce at least thermal expansion and/or mechanical deformation related stresses between one or more elements included in the node, adjacent the node and/or at least at a proximity thereto.
US10645794B1 Heat dissipation assembly of M.2 expansion card and electronic device
A heat dissipating assembly of M.2 expansion card is adapted to fix an M.2 expansion card to a motherboard, and includes a heat dissipating body having a first end and a locking member. The heat dissipating body includes a fixed portion located at the first end and at least one screw hole, and the heat dissipating body is adapted to be fixed to the motherboard through the fixed portion. The locking member is detachably disposed on the at least one screw hole, and the locking member is adapted to fix the M.2 expansion card to the heat dissipating body.
US10645745B2 LTE-WiFi aggregation (LWA) support in a cloud-RAN system
One embodiment is directed to a system to provide wireless service to user equipment using licensed radio frequency spectrum and unlicensed RF spectrum. The system comprises a controller and a plurality of radio points to transmit and receive radio frequency signals to and from the user equipment using the licensed RF spectrum. The system further comprises a wireless termination to transmit and receive radio frequency signals to and from the user equipment using unlicensed RF spectrum. The controller is configured to use a mobility group for providing the wireless service to the user equipment using the unlicensed RF spectrum and a plurality of WLAN access points. The controller is configured to establish an interface with the wireless termination for the mobility group to communicate control plane data to the wireless termination associated with providing the wireless service to the user equipment using the unlicensed RF spectrum. Other embodiments are disclosed.
US10645643B2 System and method for dynamically configurable air interfaces
A method of transmitting includes categorizing a transmission between the first device and a second device as one of a plurality of transmission types, and selecting an air interface from a plurality of air interface candidates in accordance with the transmission as categorized. The method also includes sending the transmission to the second device using the selected air interface.
US10644657B1 Multi-band digital compensator for a non-linear system
A pre-distorter that both accurately compensates for the non-linearities of a radio frequency transmit chain, and that imposes as few computation requirements in terms of arithmetic operations, uses a diverse set of real-valued signals that are derived from separate band signals that make up the input signal. The derived real signals are passed through configurable non-linear transformations, which may be adapted during operation, and which may be efficiently implemented using lookup tables. The outputs of the non-linear transformations serve as gain terms for a set of complex signals, which are functions of the input, and which are summed to compute the pre-distorted signal. A small set of the complex signals and derived real signals may be selected for a particular system to match the classes of non-linearities exhibited by the system, thereby providing further computational savings, and reducing complexity of adapting the pre-distortion through adapting of the non-linear transformations.
US10644489B1 Junction boxes with wrap-around compartments
Junction boxes and partitions for junction boxes are disclosed. The junction boxes have a central area for installation of a driver or another such component and at least one wrap-around compartment in which wire connections can be made. In many cases, the junction box may have two wrap-around compartments, often mirror images of one another, that provide separate spaces for high- and low-voltage wire connections. The interior walls or partitions that create the compartments may be carried by and arise from the base of a junction box, or they may be carried by a separate piece that inserts over the driver, fully encloses or caps it, and also carries partition portions to create fully-divided compartments when used in combination with a junction box base that has no partitions of its own.
US10644177B2 Solar cell assembly
A solar cell assembly (200) is presented. The solar cell assembly includes one or more solar cell units (21 1) coupled in series. The solar cell unit includes a first solar cell series (221) and a second solar cell series (222) connected in parallel. The first and second solar cell series include a plurality of cells (202) connecting in series respectively. The solar cell assembly also includes a by-pass diode (201) coupled to each solar cell unit and shared between the first and second solar cell series in each solar cell unit.
US10643927B1 Ring isolated through-substrate vias for high resistivity substrates
Through-substrate vias (TSVs) extend through a high resistivity semiconductor substrate laterally spaced and isolated from an active device formed over the substrate by deep trench isolation (DTI) structures. The deep trench isolation structures may extend partially or entirely through the substrate, and may include an air gap. The deep trench isolation structures entirely surround the active device and the TSVs.
US10642438B1 Metal mesh touching sensing electrode assembly
A metal mesh touching sensing electrode assembly includes a metal mesh, first electrode columns, and second electrode rows. The first electrode columns are disposed on the metal mesh. Each first electrode column includes first electrode units which are mutually connected. Each of the first electrode units includes a first outer frame, first connection patterns, and first boundary patterns. The first connection patterns include a first T-shaped portion and a first linear portion. Each second electrode row includes second electrode units which are mutually connected with each other. Each second electrode unit includes a second outer frame, second connection patterns, and second boundary patterns. Each second connection pattern includes a second T-shaped portion and a second linear portion. The first electrode units and second electrode units of the metal mesh touching sensing electrode assembly have complicated patterns to prevent a visibility issue of an unexpected visual strip effect.
US10641153B1 Exhaust after-treatment system having an oxidation component bypass for low temperature SCR
An exhaust after-treatment system that is configured to treat an exhaust produced by an engine, and includes a bypass passage including an inlet for receiving an amount of the exhaust from an exhaust passage. A first exhaust treatment component is located within the bypass passage, and a valve is located proximate the bypass passage that is configured to control the amount of the exhaust that enters the inlet of the bypass passage. A second exhaust treatment component is located in the exhaust passage downstream from the inlet of the bypass passage, wherein an outlet of the bypass passage communicates the exhaust treated by the first exhaust treatment component back to the exhaust passage at a location that is downstream from the second exhaust treatment component such that the exhaust treated by the first exhaust treatment component does not interact with the second exhaust treatment component.
US10641148B2 Exhaust gas control apparatus for internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes an outer tube, a downstream side catalyst held in the outer tube via a first mat, and an electric heating catalyst held in the outer tube via a second mat upstream of the downstream side catalyst. A joint of the first mat is disposed in a place other than a vertically lowermost portion.
US10640212B1 Double wing aircraft
The present invention is a double wing aircraft with two fixed wings embodied as either a flying wing configuration or a double wing configuration having a fuselage with smaller external dimensions, larger airlifting area, thinner airfoils, and lighter airframe relative to prior art that altogether is resulting with lower drag, fuel consumption, harmful emissions, and noise, as well as higher speed and flight safety, longer range, and shorter runway when compared to prior art.
US10645544B1 Proactive overload handling on real-time systems
A network device stores overload handling criteria for a real-time credit management system of a wireless core network. The network device monitors for overload conditions based on the overload handling criteria and determines, based on the monitoring, that a potential overload condition exists. The network device receives a first credit control request for a user device, determines a standard resource quota that is responsive to the first credit control request, and allocates an increased resource quota, over the standard resource quota, for the first credit control request. The increased resource quota is based on the potential overload condition and the overload handling criteria. The increased resource quota may prevent the system from reaching a complete overload condition, may reduce overall message traffic, and may provide time for manual or autonomous recovery from the circumstance that caused the potential overload condition.
US10645533B1 Detection and remediation of island tracking area codes in a network
A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium are described in which an island tracking area code detection and remedial service is provided. A device may detect an island tracking area code cell based on a predicted optimal tracking area code. The device calculates scores for neighbor cells and their corresponding tracking area codes based on the distances of the neighbor cells from a target cell. The device may select the predicted optimal tracking area code based on these scores. The device may use the predicted optimal tracking area code as a basis to determine whether a tracking area code assigned to the target cell is an island tracking area code cell. The device may perform a remedial measure when an island tracking area code cell is detected.
US10645227B2 Consumer electronic registration, control and support concierge device and method
We disclose a concierge device that can be configured to register, control and support a consumer device. It can alternatively or redundantly connect to a home management bridge and/or cloud-based management servers. It can accept menus that allow a single concierge device to provide a wide range of functions for various consumer devices. The concierge device allows the user in a single action to initiate a support session, automatically identifying the consumer device. The concierge device can be configured for voice or video support calls. The concierge device in conjunction with a home management bridge or gateway can manage on boarding of components of an automated home, such as switches and lamps. Implementations of the concierge device that include a display can show supplemental information, such as advertising, optionally in coordination with media being played on a consumer device coupled in communication with the concierge device.
US10645209B1 Smart address book service
A smart address book service configured to provide contextual information from a user's address book or contacts database so that when a user enters information into a device such as a smart phone, the service can correlate information from the contacts database with the user's entered information, look at additional context of what the user is doing/has done, and provide action options for the user to select. Thus, the service can discern what the user is likely trying to achieve based on contextual information provided by or through the smart phone, and pull corresponding data from the user's contacts database (on the user's equipment, e.g., smart phone, and/or from an address book associated with the user and stored on servers of the user's telecommunications service provider) as well as from the Internet to provide information necessary for the user to achieve the objective.
US10643479B2 Vehicle dispatch system, autonomous driving vehicle, and vehicle dispatch method
A vehicle dispatch system provides a vehicle dispatch service of an autonomous driving vehicle in response to a vehicle dispatch request from a user. The vehicle dispatch system includes a dispatch vehicle position estimation unit that estimates a dispatch vehicle position based on comparison of a surrounding environment recognition information, which is acquired by a sensor mounted in a dispatch vehicle, with a surrounding environment storage information, which is stored in advance, a user terminal position estimation unit configured to estimate a user terminal position, a surrounding image generation unit configured to generate a surrounding image of the dispatch vehicle based on the surrounding environment recognition information or the surrounding environment storage information, and a display processing unit configured to display a superimposed image having the dispatch vehicle position and the user terminal position superimposed on the surrounding image on a user terminal.
US10643363B1 System and method for a user interface device with adaptive obfuscation
Systems and methods for adaptive obfuscation may include a user interface device, a hardware processor, and memory communicatively connected to the hardware processor. The user interface device may include a first hardware display with a first active display area, a first mirrored display area, and a first input area. The hardware processor may be configured to provide operations including receive a plurality of objects including first and second objects having respective first and second character sets with a predefined character length, select an obfuscation scheme defining an obfuscation condition, and obfuscate the first and second character sets according to the selected obfuscation scheme, and display the first character set in the first active display area and the second character set in the first mirrored display area.
US10642842B1 System and method for dynamic scaling and modification of a rule-based matching and prioritization engine
A system and related method are provided for dynamically modifying a rule-based matching system. The method comprises using a processor for receiving a plurality of rules that are stored in a matching metadata database in a storage device, and receiving a plurality of entities as inputs. The method further comprises determining a degree of matching between a first entity and a second entity of the plurality of entities, using at least two of the plurality of rules that contribute to the degree of matching. The method then outputs the determined degree of matching to a display device, and dynamically modifies, at run-time, at least one of the plurality of rules.
US10642787B1 Pre-file-transfer update based on prioritized metadata
In some embodiments, responsive to a user modifying a content of the file at a first client device (associated with the user), a server system may automatically receive a copy of the file from the first client device, where the file copy may be an updated version of the file that is generated from the user modifying the content of the file. After receiving metadata associated with the updated version of the file from the first client device, the server system may automatically transfer the metadata to a second client device associated with the user such that, before the file copy is transferred to the second client device, the transfer of the metadata to the second client device causes a file representation of the file presented on a user interface of the second client device to be updated based on the metadata.
US10641960B1 Method and apparatus for assembling a fiber optic splice
A method and apparatus for assembling a fiber optic splice is provided. A first optical fiber end is inserted into a first clamp of the apparatus and a second optical fiber end is inserted into a second clamp of the apparatus. Situated between the first clamp and the second clamp is a curing chamber comprising a capillary tube containing resin and an ultra violet light. The first clamp moves a first distance, based on a first measured strain, towards the curing chamber. The second clamp is moved a second distance, based on a second measured strain, towards the curing chamber. The first clamp is then moved a third distance, based on a third measured strain, towards the curing chamber. The ultraviolet light is activated to cure the resin in the capillary tube.
US10641432B2 Pressure vessel liner venting via nanotextured surface
A pressure vessel has a first end with a first boss, the first boss having a first outer surface. The vessel includes a liner having a second outer surface, a shell disposed over the second outer surface, and a first vent. The first vent is formed onto at least a portion of the first outer surface and at least a portion of the second outer surface. The first vent includes a texture that provides a higher rate of gas flow through the first vent than through a portion of an interface of the liner and shell lacking the texture. In another aspect, a pressure vessel has a first end and a second end, a plurality of first longitudinal vents and a plurality of second longitudinal vents. At least one of first longitudinal vents is circumferentially offset around the pressure vessel from at least one of the second longitudinal vents.
US10639622B1 Methods for producing mesoporous zeolite multifunctional catalysts for upgrading pyrolysis oil
A method of making a multifunctional catalyst for upgrading pyrolysis oil includes contacting a hierarchical mesoporous zeolite support with a solution including at least a first metal catalyst precursor and a second metal catalyst precursor, each or both of which may include a heteropolyacid. The hierarchical mesoporous zeolite support may have an average pore size of from 2 nm to 40 nm. Contacting the hierarchical mesoporous zeolite support with the solution deposits or adsorbs the first metal catalyst precursor and the second catalyst precursor onto outer surfaces and pore surfaces of the hierarchical mesoporous zeolite support to produce a multifunctional catalyst precursor. The method further includes removing excess solution and calcining the multifunctional catalyst precursor to produce the multifunctional catalyst comprising at least a first metal catalyst and a second metal catalyst deposited on the outer surfaces and pore surfaces of the hierarchical mesoporous zeolite support.
US10638917B2 Guide catheter with image capture and light emission features
A dilation catheter system comprises a guide member, a dilation catheter, and an image sensor. The guide member includes a shaft comprising a distal end and a proximal end. The shaft further defines a longitudinal axis. The dilation catheter is movable relative to the guide catheter member and comprises an expandable dilator. The expandable dilator is sized to fit within one or both of a Eustachian tube or a passageway associated with a paranasal sinus. The image sensor is configured to provide visualization within anatomy of a patient. The image sensor is integral with the guide member.