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Variable-speed actuator

A valve actuator including an electric motor is disclosed that includes a solid-state motor controller capable of operating a motor at variable speeds and a gear set that provides inherent braking. The speed and torque of the valve actuator may be selected. ... Cook Incorporated

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 new patent  Cooking utensil

A cooking utensil for positioning on a cooktop plate to perform a heating operation includes a functional unit and a receiving unit which is configured to receive energy in a contactless manner and to supply energy to the functional unit. The functional unit includes at least one control unit which manages energy supplied by the receiving unit to supply energy to the functional unit in at least one operating state.. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Cooking utensil

A cooking utensil includes a drive unit which is configured to drive at least one consumer, and a receiving unit which is configured to receive energy in a contactless manner and to supply energy to the drive unit. The cooking utensil can be part of a cooking system which further includes a cooktop apparatus having an induction unit configured at least to supply energy for the receiving unit of the cooking utensil.. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Induction cooking apparatus and induction cookware

An induction stove and induction cookware are disclosed herein. The induction stove includes a first arm, a second arm, and a third arm together forming an opening between the first arm and the second arm. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Method for controlling an induction cooking hob including a number of induction coils

A method for controlling a cooking hob including induction coils, wherein a heating process includes time cycles subdivided into time slots. The method includes: setting a requested power for each induction coil to be activated by a user, defining a group of induction coils that have the same requested power, determining a number of time slots given by the number of different requested powers, activating all groups of induction coils to be activated during a first time slot at a same current power for a calculated duration, and activating a part of groups of induction coils to be activated during a further time slot at the same current powers in each time slot for a calculated duration if more than one group of induction coils are defined, so that an average current power of each induction coil within the time cycle corresponds with the requested power for the induction coil.. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Position stream session negotiation for spatial audio applications

Embodiments herein relate to methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for position stream session negotiation. An example method includes: transmitting, to a positioning system, a message for initiating a positional data stream associated with at least one audio source, the message comprising one or more requirements for positional characteristics of the positional data stream; receive a response from the positioning system comprising an indication of one or more of the positional characteristics that are supported by the positioning system for the at least one audio source; and initiating the position data stream with the positioning system based on the received response.. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Steady-state beam scanning and codebook generation

A method, an apparatus, and a computer-readable medium may be described in the present disclosure. The apparatus may be a user equipment. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Enhanced network performance monitoring

There are disclosed measures for enhancing network performance monitoring. Such measures may for example comprise receiving a report on measurements of terminal-related network performance parameters from a terminal, acquiring information of access network-related network performance parameters, and combining the received terminal-related network performance parameters and the acquired access network-related network performance parameters into a combined network performance report.. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  User validation system utilizing symbolic or pictographic representations of validation codes

Disclosed herein is a device and method for validating users, such as for entry into a given area. The method includes transmitting a plurality of access control tokens from an access control system to a portable device, and detecting proximity a user portable device associated with one of the plurality of access control tokens to the portable device. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Secure access authorization method

Credentialing systems, methods, and mediums. A method includes sending, by a mobile device and over a network to an installed device, a request for access to the installed device. ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Spatial rendering of a message

A method comprising: causing targeting of a message to a first sub-set of users that receive messages, wherein the message is not targeted to a second sub-set of users that receive messages; and causing different spatial rendering of the message to the first sub-set of users compared to the second sub-set of users.. . ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Bone conduction speaker with outer ear flap utilization in creating immersive sound effects

An earbud insertable into a user's ear canal incorporating a bone conduction speaker and a vibrating hook looping around the user's ear for transmitting sound waves impinging upon the user's outer ear flap to the bone conduction speaker.. . ... Cook Incorporated

 new patent  Automatic display of closed captioning information

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for the automatic display of closed captioning information. An embodiment operates by providing a program for display on a user device. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146253

 new patent  Recommending content based on user behavior tracking and analysis

Disclosed herein are system, apparatus, article of manufacture, method and/or computer program product embodiments, and/or combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for grouping users into user clusters based on common behavior patterns, and then recommending content to the users based on their respective membership in the clusters. Some embodiments operate by receiving tracking data for a user, where the tracking data includes content viewing behavior information of the user, and/or user interface (ui) navigation behavior information of the user. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146225

 new patent  A method, an apparatus, a computer program for video coding

There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. In some embodiments a method comprises including two or more entities into a container file, wherein each entity is a media item or a media track; and indicating in one of the following: the container file or a description of the container file; that the two or more entities are playable in the order they appear in the container file to achieve progressive refinement. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146223

 new patent  Enhancing a live video

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for enhancing a live video stream. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a broadcaster to select various settings associated with a live video stream enhancement. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146217

 new patent  Providing enhanced live video

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for providing an enhanced live video presentation to one or more viewers of a live video stream. In particular, the systems and methods described herein involve detecting a live video stream at an event and, based on received information about the event, generating a video enhancement overlay for the live video stream. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146207

 new patent  Motion prediction in video coding

There is disclosed apparatuses, methods and computer programs for utilizing motion prediction in video coding. A block of pixels of a video representation encoded in a bitstream is read, and a type of the block is determined. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146193

 new patent  Analytic reprocessing for data stream system and method

A head mounted display (hmd) identifies viewing trends for a video based on multiple viewings of the video by users having different user characteristics. The analysis identifies viewing trends based on user characteristics, e.g., the age and gender of the user. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146181

 new patent  Providing 3d look-up table (lut) estimation for color gamut scalability

Systems and/or methods for estimating color conversion components. A video coding device may receive a picture associated with a first color space. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146161

 new patent  Interface for a video call

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for displaying participants in an interface during a group call, and is particularly well-suited to use with small displays. A full-size call interface may be shrunk down into a chathead that makes good use of limited screen real estate, especially when being used on a mobile device. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146160

 new patent  Methods and systems for displaying relevant participants in a video communication

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for selecting which users should be shown in an interface during a group call, and for presenting the users on (potentially small) displays. According to some embodiments, a most-relevant speaker is selected for display on each call participants' screen. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146133

 new patent  Camera operable using natural language commands

In general, techniques of this disclosure may enable a computing device to capture one or more images based on a natural language user input. The computing device, while operating in an image capture mode, receive an indication of a natural language user input associated with an image capture command. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146063

 new patent  Systems and methods for determining page identifiers

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a request to create an identifier for a page that is accessible through a social networking system. Page data that describes the page is determined. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146056

 new patent  Application managed service instances

Registering a service broker and an instance manager broker with a controller. Receiving a request at the controller from a deployer associated with an application to bind a service instance of an instance manager to an application. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146055

 new patent  Social mode for managing communications between a mobile device and a social networking system

The automatic transmission of communications between a mobile device and a social networking system is regulated based on the communication mode of the mobile device. A communication for transmission between the mobile device and the social networking system is detected. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146054

 new patent  Streaming content based on skip histories

Streaming content based on skip histories is discussed herein. An embodiment operates by receiving a plurality of skip commands associated with a content from receivers while the receivers are displaying the content to users; generating a crowd source skip history for the content using at least the received skip commands; receiving a request for the content from a receiver; and transmitting a stream of the content to the receiver using the crowd source skip history for the content, such that a portion of the content identified by the crowd source skip history is excluded from the stream.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146032

 new patent  Tiered infrastructure for handling data

The disclosure is directed to receiving a digitized content item that is indicated to be shared with users (e.g., all, some, or one) of a social networking system; selecting, based on one or more characteristics of the digitized content item, a second server computing device at which to further compute or store the digitized content item; and transmitting, to the second computing device, the digitized content item for storage at the second computing device. At least one of the characteristics can be a classification of a user who transmitted the digitized content item via the data communications network. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180146021

 new patent  Media stream bookmarking

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may be operable to facilitate the capture of a segment of a media stream. A media segment may be captured from a media stream in response to a received media segment capture request. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145987

 new patent  Systems and methods for interacting with media devices

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive at least one request for performing one or more operations, the request originating from a media application running on a media device, the request being broadcasted by the media device over a network to which the computing device is also connected. Information describing the request can be provided through a software application running on the computing device. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145973

 new patent  Trust metrics on shared computers

Particular embodiments of a verification authority associated with a web service may receive a request to access the web service. The request may comprise data uniquely identifying a client device. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145967

 new patent  Authorization server, non-transitory computer-readable medium, and authority delegating system

An authorization server, comprises: receiving from a client an authorization request in which a scope group, with which one or a plurality of scopes that define an extent for using a web service are associated, is designated; presenting to a user, in a case where one or more scopes among the one or a plurality of scopes associated with the scope group are included in an extent of an authority that the user has, a screen for accepting an authorization operation corresponding to the authorization request; issuing to the client, in accordance with accepting the authorization operation of the user corresponding to the authorization request via the screen, authorization information relating to the scope group; and issuing, in accordance with accepting an authorization token request based on the issued authorization information, an authorization token corresponding to the scope group.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145964

 new patent  Sharing access to a media service

Examples provided herein are directed to a computing device and media playback system sharing access to a media service corresponding to a media application installed on the computing device. In one example, a media playback system may be configured to (i) receive from the computing device an authorization code that corresponds to a media application installed on the computing device that is authorized to access media from a media service, (ii) transmit to the media service an authorization request with the authorization code, (iii) receive from the media service an authorization token that facilitates obtaining media from the media service, and (iv) transmit to the media service a request for media for playback by the media playback system, where the request for media includes the authorization token.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145963

 new patent  Table-connected tokenization

A tokenization system tokenizes sensitive data to prevent unauthorized entities from accessing the sensitive data. The tokenization system accesses sensitive data, and retrieves an initialization vector (iv) from an iv table using a first portion of the sensitive data. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145938

 new patent  Systems and methods for content sharing with a peer

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to evaluate, by a computing system associated with a user, a sharing policy associated with a media content item. It is determined whether provision of the media content item to a second computing system associated with a second user is permissible under the sharing policy. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145923

 new patent  Multi-cloud resource allocation

An example method for allocating resources in a multi-cloud environment may include receiving, by an allocation broker executing in the multi-cloud environment, a client request to create an allocation of cloud resource in a plurality of clouds. The method may include receiving, by the allocation broker from a reservation broker, a reservation candidate based on a reservation type. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145910

 new patent  Wireless traffic optimization for ism radios

Embodiments include radio transmitters, receivers and methods of operation for enhanced bandwidth utilization. The transmitter hashes received data blocks to produce indices associated with the received data blocks. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145838

 new patent  Message-based key generation using physical unclonable function (puf)

Exemplary features pertain to secure communications using physical unclonable function (puf) devices. Segments of a message to be encrypted are sequentially applied to a puf device as a series of challenges to obtain a series of responses for generating a sequence of encryption keys, whereby a previous segment of the message is used to obtain a key for encrypting a subsequent segment of the message. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145835

 new patent  Asymmetric session credentials

Techniques for using short-term credentials using asymmetric session keys are described herein. A request for a short-term credential is received that is digitally signed with a different credential. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145821

 new patent  Enhancing synchronization in computer network

A method, apparatus, and computer program product for operating a network node of a computer network is provided. According to an embodiment, in a first network node of a time synchronization network interconnecting the first network node with at least one second network node of the time synchronization network is detected synchronization of the first network node and the at least one second network node; and in the first network node is determined, at least one criterion for processing at least one packet of a time synchronization protocol wherein said at least one criterion is capable of causing discarding of the at least one packet of the time synchronization protocol when the at least one criterion is fulfilled.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145789

 new patent  Optical multiplexer/demultiplexer and optical transceiver

An optical multiplexer/demultiplexer includes: first to n-th demultiplexed light input/output portions; a multiplexed light input/output portion; second to n-th interference film filters; and first to n−1-th mirrors. The first to n-th demultiplexed light input/output portions are disposed on a single plane and correspond to light having a single wavelength. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145739

 new patent  Precoder design for combining high-end rf with constrained rf of massive mimo antennas

A method includes mapping a signal desired by at least one receiver to a projection area based at least on a functionality corresponding to one or more first radio frequency chains coupled to a plurality of first antennas; selecting precoding coefficients for at least one of one or more second radio frequency chains coupled to a plurality of second antennas to generate a signal point within the projection area; and compensating for a difference between the generated signal point and the signal desired by the at least one receiver using at least one of the first radio frequency chains, wherein the second radio frequency chains have a reduced functionality relative to the functionality of the first radio frequency chains, and wherein the first and second set of antennas are different.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145731

 new patent  Wireless feedback system and method

A codebook c is provided in a mimo transmitter as well as a mimo receiver. The codebook c will include m codewords ci, where i is a unique codeword index for each codeword ci. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145709

 new patent  Noise canceler

In a noise canceler, interference signals received by sub-antennas 12 are cross-correlated by a first correlation-value calculation unit and the peaks of the interference signals are detected by a first peak detector. Interference signal information is acquired by a first-interference-signal information acquisition unit and the interference signals are synthesized by an interference signal synthesizer. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145656

 new patent  Resonant transducer

A resonant transducer includes a resonant beam which is formed on a semiconductor substrate, a support beam of which one end is connected to a part of the resonant beam at a predetermined angle, a first electrode which is connected to the resonant beam via the support beam, a second electrode which is disposed adjacent to a center of one side surface of the resonant beam, and a conductor which is disposed between the support beam and the second electrode, the conductor being connected to the first electrode.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145598

 new patent  Insulated dc-dc converter

An insulated dc-dc converter includes a substrate, a transformer, a primary side electronic component and a primary side wire defining a primary side circuit together with a primary winding, a secondary side electronic component and a secondary side wire defining a secondary side circuit insulated from the primary side circuit, together with a secondary winding, the secondary side electronic component including a choke coil, and an inter-circuit electronic component and an inter-primary side circuit wire connected over the primary side circuit and the secondary side circuit while insulating the primary side circuit and the secondary side circuit from each other in a dc manner. The choke coil spaced apart from one principal surface of the substrate, and at least one of the primary side electronic component and the inter-circuit electronic component and at least one of a portion of the primary side wire and a portion of the inter-primary side circuit wire are disposed between the choke coil and the one principal surface of the substrate.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145547

 new patent  Tooth-wound stator

There is provided a stator and a method of making the same. For example, there is provided a stator that includes a single piece yoke and a set of teeth mounted on an inner surface of the single piece yoke. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145529

 new patent  Power tool electronics

A battery waking circuit and a battery leakage circuit are provided. The battery waking circuit includes a first battery pack and a second battery pack connected in series and a first switch connected to the first battery pack along a first current path. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145497

 new patent  Method to utilize multiple configuration software for df/cafi breakers

An dual function/combination arc fault interrupter (df/cafi) circuit breaker or other circuit interrupting device is equipped to select from multiple load profiles for use with an on-board arc fault detection algorithm. The df/cafi breaker is provided with a selector mechanism to switch between the multiple profiles in the different look up tables preloaded in the breaker firmware. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145472

 new patent  Circuit board actuator system

Technology is provided for circuit board actuator systems for ejecting and inserting a circuit board into a circuit board connector. The actuator system includes a cross-member attached to a circuit board and a pair of levers pivotably coupled to opposite end portions of the cross-member. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145385

 new patent  Pcb embedded tunable microwave filter with temperature compensation

A filter of the present invention creates a cavity filter that can be embedded within the inner layers of a printed circuit board. The embodiment can provide for a tunable microwave filter with lower loss, lower manufacturing cost and higher production yields. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145277

 new patent  Light-emitting device, electronic device, and lighting device

A lightweight flexible light-emitting device that is less likely to be broken is provided. The light-emitting device includes a first flexible substrate, a second flexible substrate, an element layer, a first bonding layer, and a second bonding layer. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145269

 new patent  Foldable display device

A display device for reducing a stress applied to a display panel in a folded state is provided. The display device includes a display panel and a panel support portion. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145266

 new patent  Organic semiconductor element

An organic semiconductor element functions as a strain sensor, and includes a substrate and an organic semiconductor layer formed on the substrate as a single-crystal thin film of an organic semiconductor that is a polycyclic aromatic compound with four or more rings or a polycyclic compound with four or more rings including one or a plurality of unsaturated five-membered heterocyclic compounds and a plurality of benzene rings. Since the organic semiconductor layer is formed as the single-crystal thin film, an identical crystal structure is obtained regardless of formation technique. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180145204

 new patent  Device for direct x-ray detection

A device for direct x-ray detection (516) comprises a plurality of substantially parallel conductive channels (501) separated from one another by a quantum dot material (510), thereby forming a composite material layer (517). The parallel conductive channels (501) are electrically connected to source and drain electrodes (503 504a) which enable a flow of electrical current through the conductive channels (501). ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144953

 new patent  Substrate processing apparatus, exhaust system and method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A configuration capable of increasing an exhaust capability of an apparatus without degrading an operation of the apparatus includes: a processing furnace; an exhaust unit configured to exhaust a gas from a process chamber defined by the processing furnace, the exhaust unit having a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall; and an exhaust device disposed adjacent to the exhaust unit and connected to the exhaust unit via a connecting pipe provided with a vibration-absorbing member, the exhaust device having a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall, wherein the processing furnace, the exhaust unit and the exhaust device are disposed on a same plane, and only the first sidewall of the first and the second sidewalls of the exhaust device is disposed in a space defined by extensions of the first and the second sidewalls of the exhaust unit.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144948

 new patent  Method for etching layer to be etched

In a method of an embodiment, radicals, which are generated from a processing gas, is adsorbed to a layer to be etched without applying a high-frequency bias to a lower electrode, in an adsorption step. In the subsequent etching step, ions, which are generated from the processing gas, are drawn into the layer to be etched by applying a high-frequency bias to the lower electrode. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144946

 new patent  Method of plasma discharge ignition to reduce surface particles

Systems and methods are disclosed for plasma discharge ignition to reduce surface particles and thereby decrease defects introduced during plasma processing. A microelectronic workpiece is positioned on a holder within a process chamber that includes a first radio frequency (rf) power source configured to couple rf power to a top portion of the process chamber, a second rf power source configured to couple rf power to the holder, and a direct current (dc) power supply. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144945

 new patent  Placing unit and plasma processing apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a placing unit including: a base to which a high-frequency power is applied; an electrostatic chuck provided on the base and including a placing region configured to place a workpiece and an outer peripheral region configured to surround the placing region; a heater provided in the placing region; a wiring layer connected to the heater and extending to an inside of the outer peripheral region; a power supply terminal connected to a contact portion of the wiring layer in the outer peripheral region; and a conductive layer formed in the outer peripheral region or in other regions along a thickness direction of the outer peripheral region so as to overlap with the power supply terminal when viewed from thickness direction of the outer peripheral region.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144931

 new patent  Method of forming silicon-containing film

A method of forming a silicon-containing film includes: an adsorption step of supplying a silicon-containing gas represented by a general formula xsicl3 (wherein x is an element whose bonding energy with si is smaller than bonding energy of a si—cl bond) into a processing chamber accommodating substrates to cause the silicon-containing gas to be adsorbed to a surface of each of the substrates; and a reaction step of supplying a reaction gas reacting with the silicon-containing gas into the processing chamber to cause the silicon-containing gas adsorbed to the surface of each of the substrates to react with the reaction gas.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144908

 new patent  Substrate processing apparatus, method of manufacturing semiconductor device, and baffle structure of the substrate processing apparatus

A conventional substrate processing apparatus for generating plasma cannot generate plasma with high density and thus throughput of substrate processing is low. In order to solve this problem, provided is a substrate processing apparatus including a reaction vessel having a tubular shape and provided with a coil installed at an outer circumference thereof; a cover installed at a first end of the reaction vessel; a gas introduction port installed at the cover; a first plate installed between the gas introduction port and an upper end of the coil; a second plate installed between the first plate and the upper end of the coil; a substrate processing chamber installed at a second end of the reaction vessel; and a gas exhaust part connected to the substrate processing chamber. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144775

 new patent  Methods and systems for tracking media effects in a media effect index

Exemplary embodiments relate to the creation of a media effect index for group video conversations. Media effect application (e.g., in the form of graphical overlays, filters, sounds, etc.) may be tracked in a timeline during a chat session. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144763

 new patent  Electronic notebook system

An electronic notebook system is described that comprises a housing, a computing device, wireless interfaces, antennas, sensors, a touch display configured to receive input via a stylus and/or human digit input, the stylus comprising a pressure and/or an inclination sensor, a microphone, camera, the notebook system configured to provide a user condition interface, receive a user selection of a first user condition, provide an interface configured to receive user details, receive audible user details via the microphone, convert the audible user details received via the microphone to text, perform natural language processing to identify text keywords utilizing sentence segmentation, part-of-speech tagging, paraphrase recognition, and/or co-reference resolution, identify a condition based at least in part on the identified one or more keywords, dynamically generate an alert based at least in part on the identified condition, wirelessly transmit the generated alert to one or more destinations via at least a first wireless interface and antenna.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144748

 new patent  Virtual assistant identification of nearby computing devices

In one example, a method includes method comprising: receiving audio data generated by a microphone of a current computing device; identifying, based on the audio data, one or more computing devices that each emitted a respective audio signal in response to speech reception being activated at the current computing device; and selecting either the current computing device or a particular computing device from the identified one or more computing devices to satisfy a spoken utterance determined based on the audio data.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144692

 new patent  Metadata filtering for display mapping for high dynamic range images

Systems and methods are disclosed for filtering metadata to be used in display management. Given an input video stream and input metadata comprising at least one of minimum, average, or maximum luminance values of the video frames in the video stream, values of a function of the input metadata are filtered using a temporal filter to generate filtered metadata, wherein the filtering is based only on metadata for input frames in the same scene. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144616

 new patent  Method and system for operating technological devices of automating technology

The invention relates to a method and a system for operating a technological device, in particular a device of automating technology such as a controller, sensor or actor by a mobile device such as a smartphone, tablet or pda, wherein information is exchanged via a wireless communication connection between the technological device and the mobile device. In order to broaden the scope of the function of the technological device at least temporarily, it is provided that at least one software component which can be invoked by the technological device for executing one or more functions is hosted in a runtime environment of the mobile device, and that the at least one software component is invoked via the wireless communication connection by invoking a function of the technological device and is executed and is used in the runtime environment of the mobile device.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144532

 new patent  Computer-implemented method for simulating a body taking a posture, in particular to look at a target

A computer-implemented method for simulating a human or animal body taking a posture, comprising the steps of: a) providing a model (av) of said human or animal body, including a skeleton comprising a plurality of bones articulated by rotational joints to form at least one kinematic chain; b) defining a starting position and a starting rotational state for each rotational joint of the skeleton, a target point (t) and a bone, called end bone, of a kinematic chain, called active kinematic chain; c) for a set of bones of the active kinematic chain, including the end bone, defining at least one axis (gz) having a fixed orientation with respect to the bone; d) determining a first posture of the body by performing bounded rotations of a set of joints of the active kinematic chain; and e) determining a second posture of the body by iteratively by performing bounded rotations of a set of joints of the active kinematic chain in order to direct a selected axis (gz) of the end bone toward the target.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144450

 new patent  Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program

There is provided an image processing apparatus including an input device configured to receive a stroke input, and a display controller configured to control a displaying of a modified stroke, wherein the modified stroke is synthesized based on characteristic parameters of the received stroke input and characteristic parameters of a reference stroke that has been matched to the received stroke input.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144439

 new patent  Systems and methods for dewarping images

A computer-implemented method comprises: extracting a setting from a description file of a virtual pan-tilt-zoom (ptz) camera used to capture an original image through a wide-angle lens; determining a first set of coordinates of a pixel of the original image for each cell of a sparse conversion map represented as a first look-up table, wherein the sparse conversion map corresponds to a sparse grid of pixels of an output image; determining, via interpolating the first set of coordinates, a second set of coordinates of a pixel of the original image for each cell of a full conversion map, wherein the second set of coordinates is represented as a second look-up table, wherein the full conversion map corresponds to a full grid of pixels of the output image; instructing a display to present the output image, wherein the original image is less rectilinear than the output image.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144422

 new patent  Contract token including sensor data

In some examples, an electronic device includes sensor circuitry and token circuitry. The sensor circuitry may capture sensor data and the contract token circuitry may generate a contract acceptance token including an acceptance indication and sensor data captured by the sensor circuitry. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144383

 new patent  Method and apparatus for secure processing of fuel delivery requests

A system includes a processor configured to wirelessly instruct fuel dispensation initiation over a direct wireless connection between a vehicle and a refueling truck, responsive to a wireless request made by the refueling truck, the request including a valid token and a refueling truck mac id with which the wireless connection is established.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144382

 new patent  Method and apparatus for secure processing of fuel delivery requests

A system includes a processor configured to wirelessly instruct fuel dispensation initiation over a direct wireless connection between a vehicle and a refueling truck, responsive to a wireless request made by the refueling truck, the request including a valid token and a refueling truck mac id with which the wireless connection is established.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144378

 new patent  Method, system, and apparatus for managing focus groups

In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises aggregating multidimensional and multi-source data requests between data requesters and data suppliers into a single deal structure to broker a purchase, the rental, or the leasing of data via a trusted third party. In some implementations, data attributes, data objects, and data rights are validated, extracted, tested, treated, distributed, and securely stored in one or more remote server environments; data lakes; or a decentralized p2p network storage with block chain technology. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144362

 new patent  User consumption of third-party offer content through a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for providing third-party content to users of a social networking system. For example, the disclosed systems and methods receive content associated with an offer from a third party for presentation to a user, display the content associated with the offer in a graphical user interface including a feed of social networking content associated with the user, and detecting an interaction of the user with the displayed content associated with the offer. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144349

 new patent  Systems and methods for determining local-level demographic distribution of subscribers of service providers

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can determine a geographical region associated with a service provider. An average value of a metric for subscribers of the service provider in the geographical region can be determined, where the subscribers include users of a system. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144343

 new patent  Tokenization in mobile environments

Data can be protected in mobile and payment environments through various tokenization operations. A mobile device can tokenize communication data based on device information and session information associated with the mobile device. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144309

 new patent  System and method for determining valid request and commitment patterns in electronic messages

A system and method are provided for comparing portions of text in electronic messages with potential request/commitment information components, determining if individual portions correspond to a request/commitment information component, and determining if a set of portions correspond to a valid request/commitment information pattern. A set of valid request/commitment information patterns is provided. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144303

 new patent  Document-based user interfaces controlled and managed by a system

Document-based user interfaces controlled and managed by a system. A business management application that runs on a platform of the system determines data entry, by a user, in a document creation application. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144264

 new patent  Training sequence natural language processing engines

A system for training a model to predict a sequence (e.g. A sequence of words) given a context is disclosed. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144257

 new patent  Cognitive enterprise system

Systems and methods are provided for receiving a query created by a user, tokenizing the query to identify a plurality of elements for the query using a knowledge data source, determining whether additional elements should be included in the plurality of elements, and identifying at least one intent of the query based on the plurality of elements. The systems and methods further provide for identifying at least one function to perform to retrieve data associated with the intent of the query, performing the at least one function to produce an output of the function, and generating a response to the query based on the output of the function.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144256

 new patent  Categorizing accounts on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes using a processing system to access a first set and a second set of user accounts in an online social network. The first set and second set of user accounts are predetermined as belonging to a first category and a second category, respectively. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144152

 new patent  Searching using encrypted client and server maintained indices

A method and apparatus of a device searches encrypted objects stored in a secure virtual storage space is described. In an exemplary embodiment, the device receives a search query that includes a set of tokens and encrypts the set of tokens. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144135

 new patent  Systems and methods for mitigation of permanent denial of service attacks

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can perform verification of a currently stored bmc firmware on a remote access-enabled server based on a bmc security key. It can be determined that the currently stored bmc firmware cannot be verified based on the bmc security key. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144118

 new patent  Service channel authentication token

A computer system receives an authentication request from a user device and determines a determined device identification from a set of received device attributes. When the device is properly authenticated, the computer system generates an authentication token that is signed by the determined device identification and returns the authentication token to the user device. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144117

 new patent  Secure calls between applications

A security configuration file is received from a first application, the security configuration file including information of an authority. The first application assigns the authority to a second application to enable the second application to trigger jobs at the first application, and the second application provides shared services to a plurality of applications including the first application. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144106

 new patent  Apparatus and methods for rights-managed content and data delivery

Methods and apparatus for providing access to content across a plurality of devices and environments. In one embodiment, a downloadable rights profile is utilized in order for a user device to determine whether to provide content to a subscriber. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144078

 new patent  Generation of a map of a substrate using iterative calculations of non-measured attribute data

Described herein are technologies to facilitate the generation and presentation of a map of an attribute of a substrate, such as a semiconductor wafer. Using the data of measured attribute (e.g., thickness, temperature, etc.) of a substrate, one or more of the described implementations generate data of non-measured (i.e., calculated) attributes to complete a map of the substrate using model parameters and a correlations model, such as a squared exponential gaussian process model.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144061

 new patent  Edge store designs for graph databases

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing queries of a graph database. During operation, the system executes a set of processes for processing queries of a graph database storing a graph, wherein the graph comprises a set of nodes, a set of edges between pairs of nodes in the set of nodes, and a set of predicates. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144051

 new patent  Entity linking to query terms on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying one or more entity candidates matching one or more n-grams in a character string, wherein each entity candidate corresponds to an entity associated with the online social network, each entity candidate being associated with one or more entity features and one or more type features, and wherein each entity candidate is of a particular entity type; calculating, for each entity candidate, a confidence score representing a likelihood that the entity candidate is intended to match the corresponding n-gram, wherein the confidence score is based on: an entity-score based on the one or more entity features and a type-score based on the one or more type features; and assigning an entity candidate to one or more of the n-grams based on the calculated confidence scores corresponding to the n-grams.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144036

 new patent  Anonymizing user identifiable information

The disclosed techniques provide systems and methods for anonymizing various portions of information, action logs, end-user information, and/or other data sets that are stored in non-indexed storage systems. More specifically, various anonymization procedures are described for redacting uii and/or replacing uii in raw data with randomly generated information (rgi). ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144018

 new patent  Method for changing allocation of data using synchronization token

A technique of operating a system is provided that processes data with one or more data processing modules provided in parallel. A synchronization token is input into at least one data processing module that is in an operational state from the one or more data processing modules provided in parallel, in response to a request to change allocation of the data. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180144017

 new patent  Method for changing allocation of data using synchronization token

A technique of operating a system is provided that processes data with one or more data processing modules provided in parallel. A synchronization token is input into at least one data processing module that is in an operational state from the one or more data processing modules provided in parallel, in response to a request to change allocation of the data. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143981

 new patent  Systems and methods for providing entity account administrator feeds

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can select a set of selected pages from a plurality of pages on a social networking system based on page selection criteria. A set of potential stories from the set of selected pages is aggregated. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143980

 new patent  Generating news headlines on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a trending topic on an online social network, accessing a plurality of content objects posted to the online social network, wherein each content object is associated with the trending topic, and categorizing each content object into clusters based on a natural-language analysis of the content objects. The method may further include calculating a quality score for each cluster, wherein the quality score for each cluster is based at least on a measure of recency of one or more publication dates of the content objects within the cluster, select the cluster with the highest quality score as a trending cluster, and generating a trending-topic interface that includes a headline and description of the trending topic, wherein the headline and description are extracted from one or more of the content objects within the trending cluster.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143970

 new patent  Contextual dictionary for transcription

The functionality of devices used to transcribe events is augmented with a contextual dictionary for the event to be transcribed. Contextual information for the event are discovered, which are used to customize the dictionary to the event and to locate supplemental contextual information in a graph database to further customize the event. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143924

 new patent  Faster data transfer with simultaneous alternative remote direct memory access communications

Two computing devices utilizing remote direct memory access to exchange digital data across a computer network can utilize existing registered memory and can transmit the digital data in slices, one after another while simultaneously registering a larger quantity of memory and, when complete, the rest of the digital data can be transmitted as a single block. Completion of the memory registration triggers a notification comprising a token, providing the sending computing device with direct access to the registered memory on the receiving computing device, and further a quantity of the digital data that has already been properly received via the slices. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143857

 new patent  Back-end task fulfillment for dialog-driven applications

A determination is made as to whether a value of a first parameter of a first application is to be obtained using a natural language interaction. Based on received input, a first service of a plurality of services is identified. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143835

 new patent  Decoding instructions that are modified by one or more other instructions

Methods and apparatus are provided for decoding instructions in a computer program wherein the instructions include one or more base instructions that are subject to modification by one or more other instructions. A decoder determines whether a first received instruction was arrived at by a non-incremental change to a program counter (i.e. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143804

 new patent  Method and apparatus for an interactive user interface

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to facilitate user interaction with, such as modification of, respective audio objects. An example method may include causing a multimedia file to be presented that includes at least two images. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143776

 new patent  Security within storage area network having fabric-attached storage drives, san agent-executing client devices, and san manager

A storage-area network (san) system includes one or more storage drives directly connected to a fabric. Each storage drive provisions and operates a drive volume, and creates a security token for the drive volume. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143746

 new patent  Predictive application caching

A predictive application cache is described. The predictive application cache intelligently selects which applications to cache to maximize caching effectiveness. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143694

 new patent  Mediated reality

A method comprising: enabling viewing by a user of a virtual scene of a virtual space; mapping a three-dimensional gesture of the user to a corresponding three-dimensional gesture in the virtual space; and in response to determining that the corresponding three-dimensional gesture in a virtual space is a first predetermined gesture or predetermined gestures in relation to a first portion of the virtual space, analyzing the virtual space over time to detect an event in the virtual space relating to the first portion of the virtual space.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143662

 new patent  Attachment for devices

Particular embodiments described herein provide for an electronic device, such as a notebook computer or laptop, that includes a circuit board coupled to a plurality of electronic components (which includes any type of components, elements, circuitry, etc.). The electronic device may also include a first housing and a structurally sensitive module. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143647

 new patent  Algorithm and infrastructure for robust and efficient vehicle localization

Location of an autonomous driving vehicle (adv) is determined with respect to a high definition map. On-boards sensors of the adv obtain a 3d point cloud of objects surrounding the adv. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143642

 new patent  Vehicle with autonomous feature override for theft prevention

Embodiments of the present invention provide an autonomous vehicle with an emergency escape mode. When fleeing a scene is critical, embodiments provide an av that can operate in an emergency escape mode (eem) to enable the av to flee a scene, protecting its occupants. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143540

 new patent  Exposure apparatus, exposure method and storage medium

An exposure apparatus includes: a stage on which a substrate is placed; a plurality of light irradiation units configured to emit light independently of each other to different positions in a right and left direction on a surface of the substrate, so as to form a strip-like irradiation area extending from one end of the surface of the substrate to the other end of the substrate; a rotation mechanism configured to rotate the substrate placed on the stage relative to the irradiation area; a stage moving mechanism configured to move the stage relative to the irradiation area in a back and forth direction; and a control unit configured to output control signals that make said exposure apparatus perform a first step that rotates the substrate relative to the irradiation area having a first illuminance distribution such that the whole surface of the substrate is exposed, and a second step that moves the substrate in the back and forth direction relative to the irradiation area having a second illuminance distribution while rotation of the substrate is being stopped, such that the whole surface of the substrate is exposed.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143536

 new patent  Pattern forming method for forming a pattern

A pattern forming method includes forming a first film patterned in a line and space shape on an underlayer film, the line and space shape including lines and a space arranged therebetween, forming a second film to cover the first film, removing the second film to form the second film on a side surface of the first film in a line shape, forming a third film to cover the first film and the second film, removing the third film formed on the first film and the second film to form the third film on a side surface of the second film, and converting the third film after removing the third film formed on the first film and the second film, wherein the third film is comprised of an organic metal compound, the organic metal compound having characteristic to increase etching tolerance when the organic metal compound undergoes a predetermined process.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143530

 new patent  Mold, method of producing mold, production apparatus, and method of manufacturing semiconductor device

A edge electrode mold according to an embodiment includes a base having a first main surface and one or more protruding structures disposed on the first main surface. The protruding structures include a protrusion projecting from the first main surface of the base, an edge electrode disposed at the protrusion, a no an electrolytic hydrophobic film having electrolytic property and hydrophobicity disposed on the upper end surface of a protruding shape including the protrusion and the edge electrode.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143437

 new patent  Optical apparatus and method

An apparatus and a method are provided. An apparatus, including a first display arrangement; an exit pupil expanding light guide arrangement including an in-coupling region and an out-coupling region, the in-coupling region being configured to in-couple first light from the first display arrangement, and the out-coupling region being configured to out-couple the first light towards a user; and a second display arrangement arranged to transmit second light, through the exit pupil expanding light guide arrangement at the out-coupling region, towards the user.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143423

 new patent  Electronic circuitry for a valve for the transfer of an optically-active fluid from a first to a second reservoir

A transfer circuitry, e.g. In a display system, electrically generating a transfer-gradient along which an optically-active fluid is transferred via a valve from a first reservoir to a second reservoir and a valve-control circuitry providing a voltage to change the valve's shape from a first shape when it is closed to a second shape when it is open.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143385

 new patent  Optical module

An optical module includes a first optical block and a second optical block. The first optical block includes a base part, two extending parts which extend in a first direction, locking parts, and a first reference surface. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143256

 new patent  Battery diagnosis device and battery pack

In order to enable easy determination of whether a battery pack possessed by a user is one to be guaranteed or not and clearly differentiate an old battery pack from a new battery pack not to allow the old battery pack to be used in the field, when a battery diagnosis device determines that the battery pack is one to be guaranteed, information held by the diagnosed battery pack is written into a second battery pack different from the diagnosed battery pack.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143235

 new patent  Apparatus and method for detecting leakage current of high-power line of inverter of 48v mild hybrid system

Provided are an apparatus and method for detecting a leakage current of a high-power line of an inverter of a 48v mild hybrid system. The apparatus includes a starter generator manufactured as a synchronous motor, in which a conventional field winding is wound around a rotor, and configured to generate starting torque and generating torque for an engine, a 48v battery configured to supply a 48v direct current (dc) power and be charged by the starter generator, a 12v battery configured to supply power to internal electrical components of a vehicle, an integrated starter generator (isg) control inverter provided between the starter generator and the 48v battery and provided as a power semiconductor switch which controls a stator and the rotor of the starter generator, wherein a winding output from the inverter is connected to the rotor through a brush and a slip ring, a dc-dc converter configured to convert the power of the 48v battery into 12v battery power and supply the 12v power, a common mode (cm) choke provided between the isg control inverter and the 48v battery, and a leakage current detector connected to the cm choke and configured to detect a leakage current.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143211

 new patent  Ultra-small apob-containing particles and methods of use thereof

The present disclosure provides an isolated particle comprising very high density, ultra small, lipid depleted apo b containing particles, and may also contain cytokeratin 8. The isolated particle is useful in diagnostic assays, which are also provided.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143160

 new patent  An apparatus and method for providing a time varying voltage

An apparatus and method wherein the apparatus comprises: includes a channel; at least one pair of electrodes provided within sides of the channel; an electrolyte configured to move through the channel such that when the electrolyte is positioned between the at least one pair of electrodes the electrolyte provides a current path between the at least one pair of electrodes; and wherein the at least one pair of electrodes are configured such that movement of the electrolyte through the channel enables a time varying voltage to be provided.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143159

 new patent  An apparatus and method for providing a time varying voltage

An apparatus and method, the apparatus including a channel; at least one pair of electrodes provided within sides of the channel; a conductor configured to move through the channel such that when the conductor is positioned between the at least one pair of electrodes a current path is provided through the at least one pair of electrodes and the conductor; and wherein the at least one pair of electrodes are configured such that the position of the conductor within the channel controls the length of the current path and enables a time varying voltage to be provided.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143144

 new patent  Substrate inspection method, substrate treatment system, and computer storage medium

A substrate inspection method in a substrate treatment system including a plurality of treatment apparatuses each performing a predetermined treatment on a substrate, includes: imaging a surface of a substrate before being treated in the treatment apparatuses to acquire a first substrate image; extracting a predetermined feature amount from the first substrate image; selecting an inspection recipe corresponding to the feature amount extracted from the first substrate image, from a storage unit in which a plurality of inspection recipes each set corresponding to the feature amount in a different range are stored; imaging the surface of the substrate after being treated in the treatment apparatuses to acquire a second substrate image; and determining presence or absence of a defect of the substrate, based on the selected inspection recipe and the second substrate image.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143141

 new patent  Compositional optical emission spectroscopy for detection of particle induced arcs in a fabrication process

Described herein are architectures, platforms and methods for detecting and analyzing anomalous events (i.e., arcing events) from spectral data gathered during a wafer fabrication process.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143103

 new patent  Method for automatically checking an installation of a cooking appliance, cooking appliance and network

A method for automatically checking an installation of a cooking appliance that exchanges data with at least one control unit at least intermittently, in which at least one enable signal or blocking signal is produced as a function of installation data of the cooking appliance, where payment for the installation is enabled on production of the enable signal or is blocked on production of the blocking signal. A cooking appliance for performing such a method and a network having such cooking appliances.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143093

 new patent  Oil pressure sensor attachment structure

An oil sensor attachment structure includes a guide projection disposed on an upper surface of an oil passage body and a sensor case. The guide projection includes a pair of first walls, a pair of first protrusions protruding toward each other, and a second wall. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143086

 new patent  Cooking temperature sensor with submersed probe

A temperature sensor is provided for measuring a temperature of a liquid contained in a cooking vessel. The temperature sensor includes a first housing containing processing and wireless communication circuitry, a second housing containing a temperature probe, and a connecting member carrying wiring that connects the processing and wireless communication circuitry to the temperature probe. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143085

 new patent  Temperature measurement device, temperature measurement method, and computer-readable non-transitory medium

A temperature measurement device includes: a detector to detect first stokes and anti-stokes components when a light is input into a first end of an optical fiber and detect second stokes and anti-stokes components when a light is input into a second end; and a processor to execute a process including: calculating a first section from a first correlation between the second stokes component and at least one of the first stokes and the first anti-stokes components, calculating a second section from a second correlation between the second anti-stokes component and at least one of the first stokes and the first anti-stokes components, smoothing the second stokes component in the first section, smoothing the second anti-stokes component in the second section; and measuring a temperature by using the second stokes and the second anti-stokes components after smoothing, the first stokes component and the second stokes component.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143083

 new patent  Temperature probe for domestic oven and domestic oven using such probe

A temperature probe is configured to be used in a domestic oven and comprises a sensing portion for inserting into food during cooking and a cable for coupling the sensing portion to a control unit of the oven. The cable is semi-rigid so that it is configured for self-supporting the sensing portion of the probe.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143053

 new patent  Method of assembling a tuning fork or a coriolis mass flowmeter, product and intermediate product of this method

A tuning fork, particularly for a coriolis mass flowmeter, and method of assembly comprising providing a first and a second measuring tube; providing a driver holder per measuring tube; providing at least one sensor holder per measuring tube; providing a first bracket part and fixing it to opposing portions of said first and second measuring tube such that said bracket part forms a bridge between said measuring tubes at positions corresponding to said driver holders; providing at least one second bracket part and fixing it to opposing portions of said first and second measuring tube such that said second bracket part forms a bridge between said measuring tubes at positions corresponding to said sensor holders; fixing at least one additional part of the tuning fork to the bracketed measuring tubes; severing said first bracket part; and severing said second bracket part. The disclosure additionally provides a tuning fork pre-stage.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143050

 new patent  Temperature measurement system for measuring the temperature of a tube and flowmeter comprising the temperature measurement system

The invention relates to a temperature measurement system for measuring a temperature of a tube, comprising a temperature sensor contained in a housing having a contact surface which is connected to an outer surface of the tube, wherein the contact surface has a concave form matching a form of the outer surface of the tube, and wherein a temperature-conductive, flexible intermediate layer is arranged between the contact surface and the outer surface of the tube. A further object is a flowmeter, particularly a coriolis mass flowmeter, comprising the temperature measurement system.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143046

 new patent  Information processing device, maintenance apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing device according to one aspect of the present invention includes a first acquirer configured to acquire measured data of a sensor, a second acquirer configured to acquire characteristic data of the sensor, the characteristic data having been acquired by maintaining the sensor, and a generator configured to generate teacher data in which the acquired characteristic data is associated as label information with the acquired measured data.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180143037

 new patent  Systems and methods to manage and control renewable distributed energy resources

A system for analyzing energy usage measures one or more parameters indicative of energy usage for a plurality of sub-circuits, where the sampling rate for the measuring is substantially continuous, and automatically transmits information related to at least one of the measured parameters at a rate that enables monitoring of current energy usage. The system further detects a significant change in a measured parameter, determines whether the significant change in the measured parameter is caused by a change in energy usage, and automatically transmits information related to the significant change in the measured parameter caused by the change in energy usage after detecting the significant change.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142977

 new patent  System and method for authenticating an identity for a biometrically-enabled gun

Embodiments of the present invention may include a biometrically-enabled gun. The biometrically-enabled gun may detect a presence of a user. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142962

 new patent  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.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142903

 new patent  Oven cooking apparatus provided with heat transfer structure

The oven cooking apparatus provided with a heat transfer structure according to the present invention has the heat transfer structure mounted on the outer wall of a chamber and is thus convenient to install and simple to construct and has the effect of preventing the deformation or distortion of the chamber because the heat transfer structure securely attaches to the chamber and is also lightweight.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142902

 new patent  Movable cooking appliance

A movable cooking appliance comprises a structure which is adapted to be placed on a kitchen worktop appliance or inside a cooking oven appliance and includes a heating element and releasable connector assembly for making electrical connection with power supply connectors. The heating element is an induction heating element and an electronic driving unit is mounted on the appliance. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142901

 new patent  Gas burner assembly for a cooktop appliance

A gas burner assembly has a first fuel chamber within a burner body and this is contiguous with a plurality of inner flame ports. A second fuel chamber within the burner body is contiguous with a plurality of outer flame ports. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142900

 new patent  Cooking oven having an active vent

An oven comprising a housing, a cook cavity located within the housing, wherein the housing includes an opening to the cook cavity and the cook cavity is configured to receive a food item through the opening, an oven door for covering the opening, a heating element configured to heat an air within the cook cavity, an active vent interconnecting the cook cavity and an outside of the housing, and a controller operatively coupled to the active vent and the heating element is disclosed. The controller is configured to perform the steps of (a) turning on the heating element to initiate a cooking cycle, (b) keeping the active vent closed during an initial stage of the cooking cycle, (c) after the initial stage of the cooking cycle, opening the active vent, and (d) keeping the active vent open during at least a portion of a remainder of the cooking cycle.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142898

 new patent  Gas burner assembly for a cooktop appliance

A gas burner assembly includes a burner body that defines a plurality of inner flame ports at an inner sidewall of the burner body. Each inner flame port of the plurality of inner flame ports is positioned and oriented for directing a flow of fuel inwardly along a radial direction and at a swirl angle relative to the radial direction. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142897

 new patent  Cooktop appliance with a gas burner assembly

A cooktop appliance includes a top panel and a gas burner assembly with a support member formed integrally with a cap at a first end portion of the support member. The support member defines a fuel supply passage that extends between first and second end portions of the support member. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142896

 new patent  Cooking and water heating apparatus

An apparatus for use combined cooking and water heating, the apparatus including a combustion chamber for burning a fuel to generate heat, a cooking support positioned above the combustion chamber in use to allow cooking to be performed, a heat exchanger in thermal communication with the combustion chamber, a water reservoir coupled to the heat exchanger via delivery and return fluid paths, allowing water from the reservoir to be circulated through the heat exchanger to thereby heat the water in the reservoir, a separator provided in the return path to separate steam from heated water and a condenser element for condensing steam to thereby provide distilled water to a distilled water outlet.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142895

 new patent  Combination outdoor fireplace and pizza oven

A combination outdoor fireplace and pizza oven system includes a main body with a framework assembly. The framework assembly has a fireplace firebox, an oven firebox, a smokebox, and a chimney flue disposed therein. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142839

 new patent  Aircraft water tank

Provided is an aircraft water tank with a lid joined to an opening portion via internal threads and external threads. An o-ring is compressed so that the opening portion is liquid-tightly sealed, which forms a sealed water storage space in a tank body. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142833

 new patent  Apparatus for supporting a personal article on a structure

A support apparatus that includes a bracket section with a bracket for support on a structure, a hook section supported by the bracket and an intermediate section connecting the bracket section to the hook section.. . ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142822

 new patent  Device for hose fitting

A system for coupling at least one flexible hose is provided that includes first and second annular connecting elements. In a system mounting position, the second element is inserted partially into the flexible hose and the first element is mounted on the second element to compress the flexible hose. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142804

 new patent  Process medium-controlled regulating valve

A process medium-controlled regulating valve for a liquid throughflow regulator, having a main valve, a pilot valve for controlling a main valve piston, a pilot valve piston which closes the pressure relief line in a closed position, a cleaning wire element which is stationary in the axial direction is guided with hole tolerance through the pilot line, and the pilot line can be moved along the cleaning wire element, which is guided therein, during a stroke adjustment of the main valve piston. The cleaning wire element has an actuating contour which, at least during the stroke adjustment, can be brought into sliding contact with a counter-contour formed on the main valve piston, with the build-up of a transverse force which acts on the cleaning wire element.. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142789

 new patent  Low load seal with outer diameter flap

A seal for insertion in a bore in an outer member and engaging an inner member received in the bore. The seal includes an annular insert having an elastomeric body over-molded on the annular insert and an inner seal extending radially inward from the annular insert. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142769

 new patent  Torsional vibration damper and lock-up clutch for hydrokinetic torque-coupling device, and method for making the same

A torsional vibration damper of a hydrokinetic torque-coupling device. The torsional vibration damper comprises a torque input member including first and second side plates axially spaced from and non-rotatably attached to one another, and a supporting member mounted therebetween, a unitary elastic member disposed between the first and second side plates and pivotable relative to and elastically coupled to the torque input member, and a resilient member disposed between the elastic member and the first side plate. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142755

 new patent  Cooler for a suspension damper

A method and apparatus are disclosed for cooling damping fluid in a vehicle suspension damper unit. A damping unit includes a piston mounted in a fluid cylinder. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142737

 new patent  Steering clamp yoke

A steering clamp yoke includes a first side surface and a second side surface. The first side surface has a first surface segment and a second surface segment that is disposed in a non-parallel relationship with the first surface segment. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142725

 new patent  Devices formed of interconnected components

In the disclosed devices formed from interconnected components, each includes a yoke component, a boss component and an axle bolt. The yoke component includes: a carabiner body with a back, an opening, and a yoke formation. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142724

 new patent  Light weight safety hook body

A generally flat safety hook body having a central portion with a proximal end and a hook-shaped distal end opposite the proximal end, a generally flat nose portion extending from the distal end of the central portion, and a generally flat connector portion extending from the proximal end of the middle portion. The connector portion is separated from the nose portion by an opening or gate such that the hook body has a general “c” shape. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142710

 new patent  Hydraulic drive with rapid stroke and load stroke

A hydraulic drive including at least one hydraulic cylinder that includes a piston chamber, an annulus, and a piston that separates the piston chamber from the annulus. The hydraulic drive also includes a first hydraulic pump hydraulically connected with the piston chamber, a second hydraulic pump hydraulically connected with the annulus, a third hydraulic pump, and a directional control valve that has a first switching position and a second switching position. ... Cook Incorporated

05/24/18 / #20180142693

 new patent  Blower assembly for a vehicle

A blower assembly includes a housing having an air inlet side and a scrolled wall, a motor having an output shaft extending within the housing, and an airflow outlet. A wheel is mounted to the output shaft for rotation within the housing and has a plurality of blades for creating an airflow along the scrolled wall. ... Cook Incorporated








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