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Flexible device

The present invention provides a flexible device which is free of twist and distortion at a bent part of a flexible module, and has excellent display quality and a high level of reliability. The flexible device (1) includes a first housing (31), a second housing (41), a third housing (61), and a plurality of turning bodies (80) each of which is fixed to the first housing (31) or the second housing (41) and rolls on the third housing (61) so that a turning axis (80a) of the each of the plurality of turning bodies (80) horizontally moves.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for an enhanced scheduling request for 5g nr

A 5g new radio (nr) base station (gnb) is described. The gnb includes a processor and memory in electronic communication with the processor. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for accommodating specific user equipments

A method by a user equipment (ue) is described. The method includes determining a repetition level, determining a initialization value for a scrambling sequence generator based on the repetition level, generating the scrambling sequence, and applying the scrambling sequence for a physical downlink shared channel (pdsch). ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Radio resource control (rrc) messages for enhanced scheduling request

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes receiving circuitry configured to receive, from a base station apparatus, a radio resource control (rrc) message(s) comprising one or more scheduling request (sr) configurations. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Downlink control channel for uplink ultra-reliable and low-latency communications

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes receiving circuitry configured to receive a radio resource control message including first information used for indicating a periodicity. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Base station device, terminal device, and communication method

A base station device, a terminal device, and a communication method are provided, and the terminal efficiently learns information of an interference signal and reduces interference in a reception process to enhance throughput and enhance communication opportunity of each terminal device by feedback from the terminal. The base station device includes a transmission unit configured to transmit, to the terminal device, assist information of multiuser superposition transmission (must), and the assist information includes information indicating whether precoding types of terminal devices configured with the must are identical to each other or different from each other. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

User equipments, base stations and methods

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes a higher layer processor configured to acquire a first dedicated radio resource control (rrc) configuration and a second dedicated rrc configuration. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Terminal device, base station device, communication method, and integrated circuit

A cell using an unallocated frequency band or a shared frequency band is efficiently controlled. A terminal device includes a reception unit configured to monitor a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) in a secondary cell having a frame structure type 3. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method

A cell using an unallocated frequency band or a shared frequency band is efficiently controlled. A terminal device includes a reception unit configured to receive a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) in a secondary cell having a frame structure type 3. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Synchronization signal detection and transmission for radio system

In one of its aspects the technology disclosed herein concerns a communications system comprising an access node (22) and a wireless terminal (26). A wireless terminal comprises receiver circuitry and processor circuitry. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Display apparatus, content displaying method, and non-transitory recording medium

A display apparatus includes a display controller that displays, on the basis of a display schedule, content included in distribution data distributed from a content distribution apparatus. The display apparatus determines whether or not content that matches the replacement rule is included in the distribution data. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Projection device, content determination device and projection method

Provided is a technique for projecting appropriate contents in accordance with different places of work. A projection device (101) is provided with a distance acquisition unit (201) configured to acquire the distance between an object and the projection device, a content acquisition unit (203) configured to acquire content information containing a video to be projected and the projection distance of the video, a projection video determination unit (205) configured to refer to the content information acquired by the content acquisition unit in accordance with the distance acquired by the distance acquisition unit and determine the video to be projected, and a projection processing unit (206) configured to project the video determined by the video determination unit on the object.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Image display operation device and image forming apparatus including the image display operation device

An image forming apparatus includes a document reader, a storage for storing image data, an image output unit and a control unit. The control unit includes: a function setup controller for setting up the image output conditions of output images; and a control-unit side controller having a function of displaying a function setup screen corresponding to the function setup controller, on a display panel. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus with enhanced configuration of operation buttons for command inputs

An operation console used in relation to an apparatus as an object of control operated by a user operation includes: a display device having a display area for displaying information to the user; an input device for the user to input a request; and a display control device displaying, if a request for displaying specific information on said display device is input through the input device, the specific information on the display device. The input device includes a plurality of operation buttons for inputting a plurality of requests, corresponding to respective requests, arranged in the vicinity of the display area. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278759

Image transmission apparatus and electronic data transmission method

An image transmission apparatus includes an information input unit that inputs predetermined information, a memory that stores the predetermined input information as electronic data, a communication unit that transmits an electronic mail to a predetermined transmission destination, a storage location information generating unit that generates storage location information indicating a location where the electronic data is stored, a storage location tagged mail generating unit that generates a storage location tagged electronic mail including the storage location information, an acquisition request acknowledgment unit that acknowledges an acquisition request to acquire electronic data from the transmission destination, and an electronic data loaded mail generating unit that generates an electronic data loaded mail including the electronic data.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278391

User equipment, base station and related method therefor

The present invention provides a method for use in a base station for indicating to a ue a demodulation reference signal (dmrs) configuration, the method comprising: generating first dmrs configuration information associated with a first physical downlink shared channel (pdsch) for the ue; generating second dmrs configuration information associated with a second pdsch for another ue, the second pdsch overlapping with the first pdsch; and sending to the ue the first dmrs configuration information and the second dmrs configuration information.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278390

Base station apparatus, terminal apparatus, and communication method

There are provided a base station apparatus, a terminal apparatus, and a commutation method, which are capable of improving throughput. A higher layer processing unit that configures a csi process that is a configuration relating to reporting of a channel state information (csi), for the terminal apparatus for which a prescribed transmission mode is configured, and a reception unit that receives the csi based on the csi process are included. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278378

Terminal device, base station device, integrated circuit, and communication method

Provided is a terminal device that receives rrc layer information indicating an asynchronous harq for a secondary cell, and a first random access response, which is a random access response including fields for indicating an uplink grant and a temporary c-rnti and is related to a non-contention based random access procedure on the secondary cell, that manages multiple harq processes, and that delivers the uplink grant to an harq process that instructs the transmission unit to transmit the mac layer data in accordance with the uplink grant. In a case that the rrc layer information indicating the asynchronous harq is configured, a harq process in which the uplink grant included in the first random access response is delivered is determined based on the value of a field for indicating the temporary c-rnti included in the first random access response.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277609

Organic el display device

This organic el display device is provided with: a tft substrate; a counter substrate; an organic el element provided on the tft substrate; a sealing film that seals the organic el element; a color filter layer provided on the counter substrate on a side closer to the organic el element; and a filler layer that is filled between the sealing film and the color filter layer. This organic el display device satisfies nm(h−1)/nmh×lm(h−1)/√(tm(h−1)2+lm(h−1)2)≥1, nmh/ng×lmh/√(tmh2+lmh2)≥1, ng/ncf×lg/√(tg2+lg2)≥1, ncf/ngl×lcf/√(tcf2+lcf2)≥1, or ngl/nair×lgl/√(tgl2+lgl2)≥1, while satisfying xec/2+xbm/2≥Σ(tmi×tan θmi)+tg×tan θg+tcf×tan θcf.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277574

Active matrix substrate and method for producing the same

An active matrix substrate includes a first tft (10), a second tft (20) disposed per pixel, and a circuit including the first tft. The first and second tfts each include a gate electrode (102a, 102b), a gate insulating layer (103), an oxide semiconductor layer (104a, 104b), and source and drain electrodes in contact with an upper surface of the oxide semiconductor layer. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277110

Interactive system, terminal, method of controlling dialog, and program for causing computer to function as interactive system

A dialog content is generated using information that is unique to a user and information that is not unique. The processing executed by a dialog system includes a step of identifying a person based on a dialog with a user, a step of acquiring personal information, a step of analyzing the dialog, a step of extracting an event, a step of searching for a local episode and a global episode based on the personal information and the event, a step of generating dialog data using the search result, a step of outputting a dialog, and a step of accepting user evaluation.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276868

Information processing device, storage medium, and method of displaying result of translation in information processing device

The present invention makes it possible to see an original text string which (i) is contained in a captured image and (ii) has been translated, even after a translation of the original text string is displayed. The text string decoration display control section (12) decorates a part indicating a text string contained in a captured image and causes the decorated part to be displayed. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275814

Display apparatus with input function

An information display device displays a sub-screen in a main screen and stores display information including the display position of the sub-screen and information on a near-field region. A position input device acquires information on a touched position, stores touch history information including information on a plurality of touched positions acquired, and includes a touched position determination section that determines whether a newly-acquired touched position is present in the near-field region and a display position determination section that, in a case where it has been determined that the newly-acquired touched position is present in the near-field region, utilizes the touch history information to determine a position to which the sub-screen is reduced or moved. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275803

Touch-panel-equipped display device

Provided is a touch-panel-equipped display device in which a positional displacement can be prevented from occurring to a touch panel bonded to a display panel. A touch-panel-equipped display device 1 includes a display panel 13, a touch panel 11, and a bonding mechanism 12 for bonding the display panel 13 and the touch panel 11 to each other. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275793

Capacitance detection method, position detection method, touch panel controller, and electronic device

Capacitance distribution on a touch panel is detected with a simple configuration. A drive switch element between each of electrodes and a corresponding drive line is made to turn on and the drive line is driven on the basis of a code sequence. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275593

Image formation device and method for starting image formation device

An image formation device includes a power controller that controls transition to an energy-saving mode to reduce power consumption in a standby state and starts up out of the energy-saving mode and a timer in which a timing schedule that starts up the device out of the energy-saving mode is set. The power controller controls the surface temperature of the fixing roller of the image generator to be a temperature lower than the fixing temperature that enables image formation when the image formation device is started up out of the energy-saving mode according to the timing schedule set in the timer.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275472

Lcd device

A high-speed-drive liquid crystal display device easily applicable to dot inversion driving is provided. Gate lines (gl1 to gl6) each has a shorter drive time in one frame than each one of gate lines (glm to gl(m+5) and gl(n−5) to gln).. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275465

Liquid crystal display panel and manufacturing method thereof

A liquid crystal display panel, each pixel electrode includes a first linear electrode group, a second linear electrode group, a third linear electrode group, and a fourth linear electrode group. One of a first alignment film and a second alignment film includes an alignment region provided with a pre-tilt angle at an azimuth of a positive offset angle from an azimuth at which one linear electrode group extends and another alignment region provided with a pre-tilt angle at an azimuth of a negative offset angle from an azimuth at which another one linear electrode group extends. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275447

Cover mounting structure and display device

A cover mounting structure is configured to mount a cover to a covering target to be covered with the cover. The cover mounting structure includes a support member and a sliding member. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275437

Display panel and method of producing display panel

A method of producing a liquid crystal panel 11 (a display panel) includes: a sealing member forming process of forming a sealing member 11q; a board bonding process of bonding an array board 11b (a second board) to the cf board 11a with a liquid crystal layer 11c (a medium layer) between the array board 11b and the cf board 11a; and a sealing member fixing process of fixing the sealing member 11q to the array board 11b. The sealing member forming process includes disposing a sealing material s on the cf board 11a and curing the sealing member 11q without any uncured section.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275436

Liquid crystal display panel and manufacturing method thereof

A liquid crystal display panel, a pixel electrode in each of the pixels includes a first linear electrode group extending parallel to an azimuth of approximately 45°, a second linear electrode group extending parallel to an azimuth of approximately 135°, a third linear electrode group extending parallel to an azimuth of approximately 225°, and a fourth linear electrode group extending parallel to an azimuth of approximately 315°. One of the first alignment film and the second alignment film includes a first alignment region provided with a pre-tilt angle at an azimuth of approximately 225°, a third alignment region provided with a pre-tilt angle at an azimuth of approximately 45°, and a region provided with substantially no pre-tilt angle or a pre-tilt angle at an azimuth approximately perpendicular to the linear electrode group on which the region is superimposed. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275336

Light source unit, lighting device, and display device

A light source unit includes light sources and a light source substrate. Each of the light sources includes terminals. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275331

Lighting device, display device, television device, and method for manufacturing wavelength converter

A backlight unit includes leds a light guide plate, and a wavelength converter. The light guide plate includes a light entering end surface and a light exiting plate surface. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274935

Traveling management apparatus, autonomous traveling apparatus, traveling management method, and traveling management program

A server that manages traveling of a plurality of traveling apparatuses which carry out monitoring circulation by autonomous traveling includes a communication unit that communicates with the traveling apparatuses, a departure determination unit that determines whether a departure from the monitoring circulation is to be made or not, a traveling speed changing unit that changes traveling conditions for monitoring traveling of the other traveling apparatuses so that a monitoring region of the traveling apparatus which is to depart from the monitoring circulation is complemented, and a traveling management unit that manages the traveling of the traveling apparatuses and the changed traveling conditions are transmitted to the respective traveling apparatuses.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274740

Lighting device and display device

A backlight device includes leds, a light guide plate, an led substrate, an optical sheet, and a low light-transmissive member. The light guide plate includes a light entering end surface, a light exiting plate surface, and an opposite plate surface. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273507

Crystal forms of a m1 receptor positive allosteric modulator

The invention is directed to novel anhydrous crystalline butenedioate salt form 1 of compound i, which is a modulator of muscarinic m1 receptors. The novel crystalline forms of compound i are useful in the treatment or prevention of alzheimer's disease and other disorders and diseases in which muscarinic m1 receptors are involved. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273318

Sheet feed apparatus and image forming apparatus having the same

A sheet feed apparatus includes a sheet separation unit, and the sheet separation unit includes a separation roller that is provided so as to be brought into contact to an outer peripheral surface of a sheet feed roller, and separates a sheet fed by the sheet feed roller into one. The sheet separation unit comprises a hook for rotatably supporting the sheet separation unit in a main body casing of the sheet feed apparatus and an engaging claw that makes the sheet separation unit engage with the main body casing. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270767

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method

With respect to uplink carrier aggregation, transmit power in a serving cell (c) is determined on the basis of maximum output power (pcmax, c) for the serving cell c and total maximum output power (pcmax). The maximum output power (pcmax, c) for the serving cell (c) is based on maximum output power (ppowerclass) defined by a power class corresponding to a band to which the serving cell (c) belongs, and the total maximum output power (pcmax) is based on maximum output power (ppowerclass) defined by a power class corresponding to a combination of aggregated bands.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270741

Terminal device, base station device, mme, and communication control method

An mme detects that a pdn connection is not effective and changes a non-optimal gateway as an end point node of the pdn connection to a more optimal gateway. This configuration allows an already-established pdn connection to switch to a new pdn connection using the more optimal gateway, which achieves optimal communication control for continuing communication of ue.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270131

Wireless communication system, terminal device, wireless communication method, integrated circuit, and processing method

Provided is a wireless communication system in which a first base station apparatus and a second base station apparatus perform communication with a terminal device, in which the first base station apparatus transmits radio resource configuration information including radio bearer configuration information of the first base station apparatus or the second base station apparatus, to the terminal device, in which the terminal device receives the radio resource configuration information, in which, in a case where an rlc failure with respect to the first base station apparatus is detected, the terminal device executes a re-establishment procedure, and in which, in a case where an rlc failure with respect to the second base station apparatus is detected, the terminal device transmits to the first base station apparatus a message indicating that an rlc failure with respect to the second base station apparatus is detected, and suspends the radio bearer for the second base station apparatus.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270001

Companion device and primary device

The present invention relates to a method for a companion device to receive current service information from a primary device comprising: (a) said companion device receiving from said primary device an emergency alert message including at least one of: (i) an identifier of said emergency alert message that uniquely identifies said emergency alert message; (ii) a date when said emergency alert message was generated together with a time when said emergency alert message was generated; (iii) a content format defining a content type of an initial said emergency alert message; (iv) a content of said emergency alert message received given by initial content element; (v) a url which provides initial emergency alert message content for accessibility; (vi) an additional url which provides additional information about said emergency alert message; (vii) a phone number for obtaining additional information about said emergency alert message; (viii) an e-mail address for obtaining additional information about said emergency alert message; (ix) a received additional emergency alert containing a continuation of another said emergency alert message; (x) a received one of a new or a repeat said emergency alert message; (xi) a received said emergency alert message that is not repeated; (xii) an identifier of said primary device; (xiii) a version of said primary device.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269511

Microbial fuel cell and microbial fuel cell system

Provided is a microbial fuel cell which is capable of stably generating electricity and in which a pump or the like for fuel supply is not necessary and low oxygen concentration is maintained in the vicinity of a fuel electrode. A microbial fuel cell (1a) includes: a housing (2) that defines a closed space isolated from an external environment; and an ion-conductive layer (5) that divides the closed space into a fuel chamber (3) and an air chamber (4), the fuel chamber (3) being configured to have therein a microorganism-containing substance (10), the air chamber (4) containing oxygen therein. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269428

Organic electroluminescence device, illumination device, and display device

An organic electroluminescence device includes a base material including a recessed portion on one face side, and a light emitting element. The light emitting layer including a reflective layer disposed at least on a surface of the recessed portion, a filling layer that has optical transparency and is filled and disposed in the recessed portion with the reflective layer interposed between the recessed portion and the filling layer, a first electrode that has optical transparency and is disposed at least on an upper-layer side of the filling layer, an organic layer that includes at least a light emitting layer and is disposed on an upper layer of the first electrode, and a second electrode that has optical transparency and is disposed on an upper-layer side of the organic layer. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269426

Electroluminescence device

An organic el display device including: a base material being flexible; an organic el element (electroluminescence element) provided on the base material; a first moisture-proof film and a tft layer provided in sequence on the base material between the base material and the organic el element; and a first sealing film configured to seal the organic el element. In the organic el display device, a stress adjustment layer configured to adjust a neutral face of the organic el display device is provided, and the neutral face is positioned between a lower face of the first moisture-proof film and an upper face of the first sealing film.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268765

Display control device, display control method, and computer-readable recording medium

Provided is a display control device which can display image data with improved quality while consuming less electric power. A display control section (201) includes a first frame rate setting section (22) configured to set a frame rate in accordance with a determination result determined by an image data update determining section (21) which is configured to determine, for each preset image data update period, whether image data is updated.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267350

Liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes a first circuit board, a second circuit board, a liquid crystal layer, a light transmitting display area, a memory circuit, a liquid crystal driving voltage applying circuit, and a potential applying trace. The first circuit board includes a light reflecting electrode. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267170

Obstacle detection device, traveling apparatus, obstacle detection system, and obstacle detection method

A traveling apparatus has a mounted obstacle detection device including a plurality of obstacle detection units configured to detect an obstacle and a control unit configured to control detection by the obstacle detection units. The obstacle detection device includes, as the obstacle detection units, an ultrasonic sensor and a lidar sensor. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266746

Heat insulating container and method for producing same

Provided are a heat insulating container capable of maintaining a temperature of an object longer by dispersing the effect of temperature rises resulting from heat radiation, and a method for producing the same. A heat insulating container that maintains the temperature of a specific object requiring temperature control includes a first thermal storage medium, disposed to surround a center portion of the heat insulating container in which the object is placed, and a second thermal storage medium, disposed to surround the outer side of the first thermal storage medium. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265592

Antagonists of pcsk9

Antagonists of human proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin type 9 (“pcsk9”) are disclosed. The disclosed antagonists are effective in the inhibition of pcsk9 function and, accordingly, present desirable antagonists for the use in the treatment of conditions associated with pcsk9 activity. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265493

Process for making m1 receptor positive allosteric modulators

This invention provides novel processes for the preparation of compounds such as 3-[(1s,2s)-2-hydroxycyclohexyl]-6-[(6-methylpyridin-3-yl)methyl]benzo[h]-quinazolin-4(3h)-one, salts and derivatives thereof. The compounds synthesized by the processes of the invention are useful for treating alzheimer's disease and other diseases (e.g., cognitive impairment, schizophrenia, pain disorders, and sleep disorders) mediated by the muscarinic m1 receptor.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180263477

Camera system for monitoring inside of body

A camera system for monitoring an inside of a body, which reduces an influence of a high-frequency noise, and has high reliability and ease of use is realized. The camera system for monitoring an inside of a body includes a camera support tube (13) formed of a conductive material, a metal spring (191) causing the camera support tube (13) to be grounded, a support-tube joining unit (14) joining the camera unit (11) and the camera support tube (13), and a control system (3) including a display (18).. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255569

Terminal device, base station device, communication method, and integrated circuit

Uplink data is transmitted efficiently. A terminal device is configured to, in a case that a difference between an uplink transmission timing in a primary timing advance group of a master cell group and an uplink transmission timing in a primary secondary timing advance group of a secondary cell group exceeds a maximum transmission timing difference, consider that a timer for the primary secondary timing advance group of the secondary cell group has expired and clear a configured uplink grant.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255540

Communication system, mobile station apparatus, base station apparatus, communication method, and integrated circuit

It is possible to efficiently transmit and receive signals including control information between a base station apparatus and a mobile station apparatus. A control channel is constituted of one or more first elements. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255536

Mobile station device, radio communication method and integrated circuit

A mobile station device transmits a transport block in an uplink subframe. The mobile station device delivers acknowledgement (ack) for the transport block to higher layers in a case that the transport block was transmitted by the mobile station device to a base station device and the transport block is disabled based on a physical downlink control channel received in a downlink subframe.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255342

Method for decoding a video bitstream and decoder for decoding a video bitstream

An electronic device for sending a message is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255235

Image processing device and program

To prevent an appearance of a subject included in an image after its size changing from being spoiled. A face refinement processing unit (24) processes a skin area of the subject included in at least a part of the image after its size changing by face refinement processing to a degree depending on a size change ratio.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254293

Active matrix substrate and method for producing same

An active matrix substrate 10 includes: an insulating substrate 110; a first conductive film 130 formed on the insulating substrate 110; a light-transmitting film 114 formed on the insulating substrate 110 so that the light-transmitting film 114 covers the first conductive film 130; a second conductive film 140 formed on the light-transmitting film 114; a first insulating layer 115 formed on the light-transmitting film 114 so that the first insulating layer 115 covers the second conductive film 140; a semiconductor film 170 formed on the first insulating layer 115; and a third conductive film 150 formed on the first insulating layer 115 and the semiconductor film 170. The first conductive film 130 and the second conductive film 140 are electrically connected via the third conductive film 150.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254226

Image display device

A base substrate include a first substrate (110) having a first principal surface (110a) and a second principal surface (110b), and a first wiring member placed over the first or second principal surface. A pixel substrate includes a second substrate (201) having a third principal surface (201a) and a fourth principal surface (201b), a plurality of light-emitting elements (202) mounted over the third principal surface, a driver ic (205) mounted over the third principal surface, an external connection terminal mounted over the third principal surface, and a second wiring member (206) placed on the third or fourth principal surface. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254021

Information displaying apparatus and information displaying method

Provided is an information displaying apparatus in which even when an image movement operation is received, it is possible to move an image excluding an image desired by a user. The apparatus is able to receive a predetermined selection movement operation for selecting a part or the whole of the image that is being displayed currently as an image to be moved for moving and a predetermined selection operation for selecting a part of the image that is being displayed currently as a movement prohibition image. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254015

Liquid crystal display device and method for driving same

Provided are a liquid crystal display device capable of keeping power consumption low and preventing a polarity bias, and a method for driving the same. In a liquid crystal display device (100), for example, when five forced refreshes are performed, a special refresh, which involves no polarity inversion, is performed as one of the five, provided that an occurrence rate of a limit refresh during a y-frame period, which is set to be a given period of time, exceeds a predetermined threshold. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253049

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

Type and moisture content of a sheet of paper are determined with high accuracy for controlling an image forming condition, accordingly. A coping machine includes a transmitted-light measuring unit, a reflected-light measuring unit, a type determination unit configured to determine a type of a sheet of paper, a moisture content calculation unit configured to calculate a moisture content of the sheet of paper, based on the type of the sheet of paper determined by the type determination unit and the intensity of the light measured by the reflected-light measuring unit, and an image forming condition setting unit configured to set an image forming condition for the sheet of paper.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252859

Lighting device and display device

A backlight device 20 includes leds 21, a metal housing 40 that accommodates the leds 21, an led drive substrate 26 that is disposed outside the housing 40 and drives the leds 21, and an led-mounted substrate 30 on which the leds 21 are mounted. The led-mounted substrate 30 includes a connector portion 31 disposed outside the housing 40 and connected to the led drive substrate 26, a wiring pattern 32 that connects the connector portion 31 and the leds 21, and a conductive layer 33 that is exposed on a substrate surface 30b facing the housing 40 at a position overlapping the wiring pattern 32 and is conductive but electrically independent of the wiring pattern 32. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180252484

Heat exchanger including fins with surface having bactericidal activity, metallic member with surface having bactericidal activity, method for inhibiting mold growth and sterilization method both using surface of fins of heat exchanger or surface of metallic member, and electrical water boiler, beverage supplier, and lunch box lid all including metallic member

A heat exchanger includes a fin, the fin including a metal base and a porous anodized layer formed on the metal base. A surface of the porous anodized layer has a submicron-order uneven structure, the uneven structure including a plurality of recessed portions whose two-dimensional size viewed in a normal direction of the surface is more than 100 nm and less than 500 nm.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251677

Phosphor containing particle, and light emitting device and phosphor containing sheet using the same

A phosphor containing particle includes a semiconductor nanoparticle phosphor and a matrix including a constitutional unit derived from an ionic liquid, the semiconductor nanoparticle phosphor being dispersed in the matrix. A light emitting device comprises a light source and a wavelength converter in which the phosphor containing particle of the present invention is dispersed in a translucent medium. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251482

Forms of r)-3-(4-(2-(2-methyltetrazol-5-yl)pyridin-5-yl)-3-fluorophenyl)-5-hydroxymethyl oxazolidin-2-one dihydrogen phosphate

A crystalline form of crystalline (r)-3-(4-(2-(2-methyltetrazol-5-yl)-pyridin-5-yl)-3-fluorophenyl)-5-hydroxymethyl oxazolidin-2-one dihydrogen phosphate, methods of making the crystalline form and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the crystalline form are useful antibiotics. Further, the derivatives of the present invention may exert potent antibacterial activity versus various human and animal pathogens, including gram-positive bacteria such as staphylococi, enterococci and streptococi, anaerobic microorganisms such as bacteroides and clostridia, and acid-resistant microorganisms such as mycobacterium tuberculosis and mycobacterium avium. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180250363

Pegylated interleukin-10

Interleukin-10 (il-10) conjugated via a linker to one or more polyethylene glycol (peg) molecules at a single amino acid residue of the il-10, and a method for preparing the same, are provided. The method produces a stable mono-pegylated il-10, which retains il-10 activity, where pegylation is selective for the n-terminus on one subunit of il-10 with little or no formation of monomeric il-10. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180250232

Process for preparing spray dried solid dispersions of (s)-n-(3-(6-isopropoxypyridin-3-yl)-1h-indazol-5-yl)-1-(2-(4-(4-(1-methyl-1h-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl)phenyl)-3,6-dihydropyridin-1(2h)-yl)-2-oxoethyl)-3-(methylthio)pyrrolidine-3-carboxamide for pharmaceutical preparations

A process for preparing spray dried solid dispersions of (s)—n-(3-(6-isopropoxypyridin-3-yl)-1h4ndazol-5-yl)-1-(2-(4-(4-(1-methyl-1h-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl)phenyl)-3,6-dihydropyridin-1(2h)-yl)-2-oxoethyl)-3-(methylthio)pyrrolidine-3-carboxamide amorphous free base and hypromellose acetate succinate for pharmaceutical preparations including pharmaceutical capsule preparations.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180249976

Radiological-image acquisition device

Improvement of a frame rate and suppression of power consumption are intended. A radiological-image acquisition device (100) includes a plurality of pixels, a capacitive element (1a) that accumulates electric charge corresponding to a dose (x) of radiation, and a read control unit (read element control unit 22, reset element control unit 23) that reads, from at least one pixel (active pixel 10) that is not subjected to initialization in two or more frames, an output (output voltage vout) corresponding to the electric charge.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180249949

Activity meter, activity amount measurement device, portable terminal, information sharing assistance device, information sharing system, activity assistance device, and activity assistance system

An activity meter (100) includes (i) a sleep level judging section (112) for repeatedly detecting a sleep level of a user and (ii) a notifying section (113) for automatically notifying the user of specific information only during a period during which a most recent sleep level is less than a predetermined level.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180242358

Terminal apparatus and communication method

. . . . Provided are a terminal apparatus and a communication method that are able to improve communication quality and an acquisition rate of transmission opportunity in a communication system requiring carrier sense. The terminal apparatus of the invention includes a reception unit that receives a frame and changes a cca method on the basis of information included in the frame. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180242326

Terminal device, base station device, communication method, and integrated circuit

Uplink data is transmitted efficiently. A terminal device includes: a reception unit configured to receive a parameter included in an rrc message and receive downlink control information, by using a physical downlink control channel; and a higher layer processing unit configured to store an uplink grant as a configured uplink grant. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180242052

Broadcast system with a watermark payload

A system for broadcasting that includes a watermark payload.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180242036

Display device, television receiver, program, and recording medium

Easy switching to a display mode that corresponds to a viewing-and-listening style that is desired by a user is enabled. A display device (1) displays one or plural objects on a slidable background and performs switching between a first mode in which display of a target object among the one or plural objects is stopped in a case where the background is slid and a second mode in which the target object is displayed while being fixed to a display region regardless of whether or not the background is slid.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241979

Display device, method for controlling display device, control program, and recording medium

A luminance indicated by an hdr signal is appropriately displayed. A first image processing unit (22) converts, in accordance with a maximum luminance level indicated by an hdr signal input to the first image processing unit (22), a gradation performance indicated by the hdr signal into a prescribed gradation performance according to a display panel (10), and a panel control unit (27) converts, in accordance with the maximum luminance level indicated by the hdr signal and a maximum luminance displayable by the display panel (10), a gradation value indicated by the hdr signal into a gradation value displayable by the display panel (10).. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241963

Display device, television receiver, and method for manufacturing strut

A display device is a display device 1 that includes a display unit main body that displays a video, two struts each of which has one end installed in the display unit main body, and a base on which both of the other ends of the two struts are installed, and includes a reversed installation prevention unit that prevents the two struts from being reversely installed in the display unit main body and the base, in which the two struts are formed by folding metal plates, which have the same shape, in opposite directions with respect to front and back sides and providing column shapes having different shapes with fold line directions as longitudinal directions.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241925

Reception device, reception method, and program

Provided is a reception device that allows a viewer to grasp that luminance may increase depending on content to be displayed. An acquisition unit that acquires, from service information of content, luminance information of a video included in the content; a luminance determination unit that determines, on the basis of the luminance information, whether or not luminance of the content is higher than a reference value; a notification information generation unit that generates, in a case where the luminance is higher than the reference value as a result of determination of the luminance determination unit, notification information that is information about the luminance; and an output unit that outputs the notification information are included.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241910

Image information providing apparatus, multi-function apparatus, image information providing method, and program

An image information providing apparatus provides received image information to a registered user if a sender of the received image information matches a communication destination included in a list of communication destinations corresponding to the registered user.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241893

Operation console, image processing apparatus provided with the operation console, and method of controlling the operation console

On a touch-panel display of an image forming apparatus, pieces of information are displayed divided into five areas, that is, a system area, a function selecting area, a preview area, an action panel area and a task trigger area, of which arrangement is kept unchanged even when operational modes are switched. With such an arrangement, the same or similar pieces of information are displayed on an area arranged at the same position even in different operational modes.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241582

Control system, operation determining apparatus, device, control method, and control program

A storage unit (m12) stores correspondence information in which at least two pieces of information among environment information, person information, and the device information detected by at least one of a plurality of devices (u1-n) and external information provided by an external device and autonomous operation information including operation information of the plurality of devices and notification information representing notification using a sound, a light, or an image of the plurality of devices are associated with each other. A control unit (m11) acquires the at least two pieces of information. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241525

Terminal device, base station device, and method

To efficiently control a cell using an allocated frequency band, a non-allocated frequency band, or a shared frequency band. A terminal device for communicating with a base station device includes a reception unit configured to receive higher layer signaling including a ds configuration for a frequency and information indicating whether a partial subframe is configured for a cell corresponding to the frequency. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241000

Organic el display device

An organic el display device 1 includes: a flexible plastic substrate 10; a first sealing film 3 on the plastic substrate 10; an organic el element layer 5 above the first sealing film 3; and a second sealing film 6 provided on the organic el element layer 5, being in contact with the first sealing film 3, and covering, together with the first sealing film 3, the organic el element layer 5. A sealer 2 is provided to cover an interface 25 between the first and second sealing films 3 and 6.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240946

Light-emitting device and image display apparatus

A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting element configured to emit excitation light, and a phosphor layer in which phosphor particles are dispersed so as to emit fluorescence in response to the excitation light. The phosphor layer includes a constitutional unit derived from an ionic liquid having a polymerizable functional group. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240944

Light emitting device and image displaying system

A light emitting device includes a light emitting element disposed on a substrate which emits blue light, a green phosphor that emits green light upon being excited by the blue light, a red phosphor that emits red light upon being excited by the blue light, and a transparent resin including the green phosphor and the red phosphor dispersed therein. The red phosphor is arranged to be in contact with the light emitting element and the substrate. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239933

Data read-out device and information processing apparatus

A card reader (data read-out device) causes an image display section to display an image that indicates a predetermined portion on a display surface of a display panel, as a portion where a non-contact ic card (recording medium) is to be close. An antenna for making communications with a non-contact ic card is arranged at a portion located at the rear side of the predetermined portion on a rear surface of the display panel. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239476

Display device

An active matrix substrate includes: first to third lines in first to third line layers, respectively, a signal that is different from a signal supplied to the first lines and the second lines being supplied to the third lines; first connection lines that connect the first lines or the second lines with first terminals; second connection lines that connect the third lines with second terminals; inspection tfts 61 connected with the second connection lines; and common lines 63, 64. Each of the second connection lines 24c is connected to any one of the common lines through the inspection tft 61. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239211

Optical device

The optical device (100) includes a first substrate (10), a second substrate (20), and an optical layer (30). The first substrate includes a first electrode (11) and a second electrode (12) configured to be provided with mutually different electrical potentials within a pixel. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239186

Method of producing a display panel

A method of producing a liquid crystal panel includes a grinding process and a sealing process. The grinding process includes grinding at least one common liquid crystal panel including a liquid crystal layer, a pair of boards that sandwich the liquid crystal layer, and a frame-shaped sealing member sandwiched between the boards along the non-rectangular outline to remove a section of the sealing member and to leave a rest of the sealing member. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239180

Display device

An active matrix substrate includes: first to third lines formed in first to third line layers, respectively a signal different from a signal supplied to the first lines and the second lines being supplied to the third lines; first connection lines 21a, 21b that connect the first lines or the second lines with the first terminals; and second connection lines 24c that connect the third lines with the second terminals. One of two adjacent ones of the first connection lines is at least partially formed in one of the first line layer and the second line layer, and the other is at least partially formed in the other line layer. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239130

Optical scanner and image forming apparatus

A first mirror and a second mirror are disposed on a mounting surface of a housing in an exposure device of an image forming apparatus. A back surface of the first mirror is supported by ribs and the first mirror is pressed against the ribs by elastically pressing a reflecting surface thereof by a spring member. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239127

Display device and manufacturing method therefor

A display device includes: a translucent substrate; a light-shielding film provided on the translucent substrate; first transparent insulating films that are provided on the translucent substrate so as to cover the covering the light-blocking film; and a plurality of thin film transistors (tfts) that are provided on the first transparent insulation films and include a portion of lines made of conductive films. The light-shielding film is arranged so as to overlap at least the tfts, when viewed in a direction vertical to the translucent substrate.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239078

Lighting device and display device

A lighting device includes a light guide plate, a first light source, a second light source, and a case. The light guide plate includes plate surfaces and an outer peripheral surface. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237856

Genetic markers associated with response to crth2 receptor antagonists

The present invention provides genetic markers on human chromosome 1 that are associated with a beneficial response to crth2 receptor antagonists. These crth2 receptor antagonist response markers are useful, inter alia, to identify patients who are most likely to benefit from treatment with crth2 receptor antagonist compositions and drug products, in methods of treating patients having a disease susceptible to treatment with a crth2 receptor antagonist, and in methods for selecting the most appropriate therapy for such patients.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237524

Crystals of anti-human pd-1 monoclonal antibodies

Crystals of pembrolizumab and structurally similar anti-pd-1 monoclonal antibodies are provided, as well as methods of producing such crystals, and uses of compositions comprising such antibody crystals, e.g. In treatment of cancers. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237469

Cyclic di-nucleotide compounds as sting agonists

A class of polycyclic compounds of general formula (i), of general formula (i′), or of general formula (i″), wherein base1, base2, y, ya, xa, xa1, xb, xb1, xc, xc1, xd, xd1, r1, r1a, r2, r2a, r3, r4, r4a, r5, r6, r6a, r7, r7a, r8, and r8a are defined herein, that may be useful as inductors of type i interferon production, specifically as sting active agents, are provided. Also provided are processes for the synthesis and use of compounds.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237422

Triazolyl pyrimidinone compounds as pde2 inhibitors

The present invention is directed to pyrimidine carboxamide compounds of formula i which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (pde2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, parkinson's disease, parkinson's disease dementia (pdd), or huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180236569

Method for producing differently shaped polarizing plate

The present invention provides a method for producing a differently shaped polarizing plate, the method being capable of preventing a decrease in durability. The method for producing a differently shaped polarizing plate of the present invention includes a step of forming a differently shaped portion by moving at least one of a rectangular polarizing plate and an end mill blade while the end mill blade is rotated and pressed against the rectangular polarizing plate to cut the rectangular polarizing plate. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180235421

Self-propelled electronic device

A self-propelled electronic device including: at least one drive wheel disposed at a bottom of a housing, the drive wheel traveling the housing while being displaced in a vertical direction in accordance with undulations of a floor surface; a drive wheel sensor for detecting a position of the drive wheel relative to the housing; a floor detection sensor for detecting a distance between the bottom of the housing and the floor surface; and a travel control unit for determining and deciding a course of the housing based on the determination that there exists a step on the floor surface if the distance detected by the floor detection sensor is longer than a predetermined reference distance, or, otherwise, the position of the drive wheel detected by the drive wheel sensor is lower than a predetermined reference position, by successively referring to output of the drive wheel sensor and the floor detection sensor, wherein, if the position of the drive wheel detected by the drive wheel sensor is lower than a predetermined reference position, the travel control unit further refers to the distance detected by the floor detection sensor, and if the distance detected by the floor detection sensor is longer than the predetermined reference distance, the travel control unit perform the avoidance traveling control of the housing to avoid the step, and travels the housing, whereas, if the distance detected by the floor detection sensor is the predetermined reference distance or shorter, the travel control unit does not perform the avoidance traveling control of the housing, and continues the traveling of the housing.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180235053

Lighting device and light emitting device having red and green phosphor arranged therein

. . . . A light emitting device which can adjust color temperature as power is supplied from a single power source and a lighting device including the light emitting device are provided. The light emitting device includes an anode electrode land; a cathode electrode land; a first light emitting unit and a second light emitting unit which are electrically connected to the anode electrode land and the cathode electrode land, are adjacently provided in parallel with each other; and a low pass filter including a capacitance member which is provided in parallel with the first light emitting unit and the second light emitting unit, and a resistance member which is provided in series with the first light emitting unit and the second light emitting unit, in which electric resistance of the first light emitting unit is larger than electric resistance of the second light emitting unit.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180235023

Terminal device, communication method, and integrated circuit

A terminal device and a base station device efficiently communicate with each other by using multiple cells. The terminal device selects a pucch resource used to transmit an sr, from a first pucch resource in a first cell and a second pucch resource in a second cell, and transmits the sr by using the selected pucch resource in a first subframe. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180235017

Information processing system

An input pen includes a switching operation detection unit that detects an operation of switching connection between the input pen and an information processing device, a touch detection unit that detects whether or not the input pen touches the information processing device, and a device connection control unit that controls connection with the information processing device. The information processing device includes a touch information processing unit that detects that the input pen touches and obtains information of the touch position, and a pen connection control unit that controls connection with the input pen. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234999

Subframe configuration indication method, subframe configuration acquisition method, base station, and user equipment

The present application discloses a subframe configuration indication method executed by a base station, and a corresponding base station. The method comprises the following steps: including subframe configuration information of an enhanced physical multicast channel (e-pmch) in a radio resource control (rrc) signaling or a system information block (sib) 13, wherein the e-pmch is superposed with a basic pmch (b-pmch) by adopting multi-user superposition transmission (must) technology; and sending the rrc signaling or the sib 13 to a user equipment. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234988

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method

A cell using an allocated frequency band, a non-allocated frequency band, or a shared frequency band is controlled efficiently. A higher layer processing unit configured to configure a first configuration for monitoring an enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch) and a second configuration for measuring a discovery signal (ds); a reception processing unit configured to monitor a candidate of the epdcch, based on the first configuration; and a detection unit configured to detect the ds in a prescribed subframe to be determined, based on the second configuration are provided. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234971

Terminal device, base station apparatus, and communication method

A terminal device uses a broad band to improve a throughput. A terminal device communicates with a base station apparatus, and includes a higher layer processing unit that receives an instruction from the base station apparatus to perform communication according to a first frame structure used in a prescribed carrier frequency band or to perform communication according to a second frame structure used in a carrier frequency band higher than the prescribed carrier frequency band, and a reception unit that receives a signal of the first frame structure in a case where it is instructed to perform the communication according to the first frame structure, and receives a signal of the second frame structure in a case where it is instructed to perform the communication according to the second frame structure.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234927

Terminal device, base station device, communication method, and integrated circuit

Processing relating to transmit power is efficiently performed. A terminal device includes a reception unit configured to receive a first parameter and a second parameter, and a first mac processing unit configured to acquire a type 2 power headroom. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234925

Wireless communication system, base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, wireless communication method, and integrated circuit

A terminal apparatus communicates with a base station apparatus by using a plurality of cells including at least a primary cell and a secondary cell. The terminal apparatus decodes a pdcch with downlink control information format in which at least a transmission power control command field is included, transmits a pucch on the primary cell, and determines transmission power of the pucch on the primary cell based on at least a pucch power control adjustment parameter. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234792

Terminal device, base station device, mme, and communication control method

An mme detects that a pdn connection is not effective and changes from a non-optimal gateway to a bearer established in a pdn connection using a more optimal gateway as an endpoint node. This configuration allows an already-established pdn connection to switch to a new pdn connection using the more optimal gateway, which achieves optimal communication control for continuing communication of ue.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234684

Decoding device, encoding device, decoding method, encoding method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

A coding device and a decoding device are configured to include an estimated prediction mode deciding section (122a) including: a reference block selecting section (1223a) for selecting a reference block for use in estimating an intra-prediction mode for a subject block; an estimating number deciding section (1222a) for deciding an estimating number of estimated values to be estimated for the intra-prediction mode; and an estimated prediction mode deriving section (1221a) for estimating, based on a reference block, the estimating number of estimated values of the prediction mode.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234577

Image reading apparatus and image reading method

An image reading apparatus includes a platen on which a document is to be placed; an image generating unit that performs scanning on the platen to generate a position detection image and an output image; a document position detecting unit that detects whether a document exists and a position of the document based on the generated position detection image; a document extracting unit that extract an area corresponding to the document from the generated output image; and a control unit that controls the image generating unit, the document position detecting unit, and the document extracting unit so as to output an image of the extracted document.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234563

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus, includes: a short-range wireless communication unit that performs wireless communication with a mobile terminal that is in proximity; an operating portion that receives operational instructions from a user; and an operation panel having a communication area of the short-range wireless communication unit and an operation area of the operating portion on the same surface. The operation panel is constructed such that the communication area of the short-range wireless communication unit is arranged around a corner portion on the near side of the operation area where the operating portion of the operation panel is arranged, as viewed from the user side who operates the operation panel.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234525

Systems and methods for data transmission based on a link layer packet structure

A device may be configured to generate data packets including a packet header and a payload. The packet header may include a value that signals whether the payload encapsulates input data according to a single short packet encapsulation, a single long packet encapsulation, a segmented encapsulation, or a concatenated encapsulation.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234225

Terminal device, base station device, communication method, and integrated circuit

A terminal device is configured to report csi using multiple uplink cells, a total of the number of first channel state information reports and the number of second channel state information reports in a first subframe does not exceed a certain number, and a total of the number of the first channel state information reports in a second subframe and the number of the second channel state information reports in a third subframe exceeds the certain number.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233914

Control device, energy management device, system, and control method

A system includes: an energy storage device capable of storing electric power in a predetermined form; and a control device including a control unit that controls the energy storage device. The control unit controls the energy storage device based on output restriction information on an output-restricting period during which output of electric power from a power generation facility operated in conjunction with an electric power system to the electric power system is restricted, such that the electric power generated in the power generation facility is stored in the energy storage device during the output-restricting period.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233612

Thin-film compound photovoltaic cell, method for manufacturing thin-film compound photovoltaic cell, thin-film compound photovoltaic cell array, and method for manufacturing thin-film compound photovoltaic cell array

A thin-film compound photovoltaic cell includes a cell body including a photovoltaic cell stack including a plurality of compound semiconductor layers, first and second electrodes that are formed on a first surface of the photovoltaic cell stack, the first surface being on a light receiving side of the photovoltaic cell stack, and a third electrode that is formed on a surface of the photovoltaic cell stack that is opposite to the light receiving side; and a resin film formed on the cell body, the resin film being formed on the side opposite to the light receiving side. The photovoltaic cell stack includes a cell layer including a pn junction layer and a contact layer that is formed on part of a surface of the cell layer which surface is opposite to a light-receiving surface of the cell layer. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233593

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same

In a semiconductor device including a semiconductor layer made of an oxide semiconductor, occurrence of variance in the characteristics of tfts is suppressed. In a manufacturing process of a semiconductor device (100) where a passivation film (17) is to be formed at an upper layer of a semiconductor layer (11) made of an oxide semiconductor, deposition conditions of the passivation film (17) are set such that the proportion of pure metal (the ratio of pure metal to all the components of the semiconductor layer (11)) at an interface of the semiconductor layer (11) to the passivation film (17) becomes higher than the proportion of pure metal in the bulk of the semiconductor layer (11).. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180233081

Display apparatus and driving method therefor

In a data line drive/current measurement circuit, m measurement units are disposed in a plurality of semiconductor chips such that the m measurement units are distributed among the plurality of semiconductor chips. A display apparatus includes transistors such that one transistor is provided for two adjacent semiconductor chips. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232088

Integrated active matrix touch panel

An integrated touchscreen comprises display pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix of rows and columns. A matrix of touch element is defined in the display pixels, with a touch unit cell encompassing an k×j group of display pixels where k denotes the number of rows of pixels and j denotes the number of columns of pixels. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231844

Liquid crystal display panel

A liquid crystal display panel (100a) includes a first polarizing plate (22) and a first phase difference plate (32a) disposed on an observer side, and a second polarizing plate (24) and a second phase difference plate (34a) disposed on a back surface side. Δnd of a liquid crystal layer having a homogeneous alignment when no electrical field is applied is 360 nm or greater and 490 nm or less, and an in-plane retardation r1 of the first phase difference plate is 100 nm or greater and 160 nm or less. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231839

Lighting device, display device, and television device

A backlight unit includes leds, a chassis, led boards, and a reflection sheet. The chassis includes a bottom plate on an opposite side from the light emitting surface side of the leds. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231203

Daylighting member, daylighting device, and installation method for daylighting member

A daylighting film (1) according to an aspect of the invention includes a first base (2), a plurality of daylighting portions (3) constituted by a plurality of polygonal prism structures, and gaps (9) provided between the plurality of daylighting portions (3). Each of the daylighting portions (3) is a polygon that has four vertexes in a sectional shape orthogonal to a longitudinal direction and has all interior angles less than 180°, and has a first side that is a side of the polygon corresponding to a surface in contact with the first base (2) and a plurality of vertexes including a first vertex and a second vertex that are vertexes corresponding to both ends of the first side, and a third vertex that is not positioned on the first side. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231202

Daylighting film, die for forming daylighting film, and manufacturing method for daylighting film

Provided is a daylighting film (10) including: a base (11) having light-transmissive performance; a plurality of first protrusion portions (12) that have light-transmissive performance and are provided to be adjacent to each other on one surface (11a) of the base (11); a gap portion (13) provided between the first protrusion portions (12); and at least one second protrusion portion (14) that is provided in at least one gap portion (13) to be adjacent to the first protrusion portions (12) on the one surface (11a) of the base (11) and that is formed of the same material as that of the first protrusion portions (12), in which a height of the second protrusion portion (14) from the one surface (11a) of the base (11) is smaller than a height of each of the first protrusion portions (12) from the one surface (11a) of the base (11).. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230178

Cyclic di-nucleotide compounds as sting agonists

A class of polycyclic compounds of general formula (ii), of general formula (ii′), or of general formula (ii″), wherein base1, base2, y, ya, xa, xa1, xb, xb1, xc, xc1, xd, xd1, r1, r1a, r2, r2a, r3a, r4, r4a, r5, r6, r6a, r7, r7a, r8, and r8a are defined herein, that may be useful as inductors of type i interferon production, specifically as sting active agents, are provided. Also provided are processes for the synthesis and use of compounds.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230166

Bicyclic heterocycles as inhibitors of cholesterol ester transfer protein

The invention provides compounds having the structure of formula i, including pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, wherein d1, d2, d3, x, y, a1, a2, r1, r5 and the subscript a are as described herein. The compounds are cetp inhibitors and are useful for raising fidl-cholesterol, reducing ldl-cholesterol, and for treating or preventing atherosclerosis:. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180230152

Compounds inhibiting leucine-rich repeat kinase enzyme activity

The present invention is directed to substituted certain reversed indazole compounds of formula (i): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r9, and a are as defined herein, which are potent inhibitors of lrrk2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the lrrk2 kinase is involved, such as parkinson's disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which lrrk-2 kinase is involved.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180228828

Fixed-dose combinations of antiviral compounds

The present disclosure is directed to compositions comprising blended materials comprising a substantially crystalline hcv nucleotide polymerase inhibitor; a first solid dispersion formulation, which comprises an hcv ns5a inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, one or more pharmaceutically acceptable polymers or a mixture thereof, and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable surfactants or a mixture thereof, and optionally one or more excipients, and a second solid dispersion formulation, which comprises an hcv ns3 inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, one or more pharmaceutically acceptable polymers or a mixture thereof, and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable surfactants or a mixture thereof, and optionally one or more excipients. The present disclosure is also directed to oral dosage forms, such as tablets or capsules comprising the disclosed blended compositions comprising the disclosed solid dispersion formulations, and the methods for making these solid dispersion formulations, and pharmaceutical compositions.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180228827

Fixed-dose combinations of antiviral compounds

The present disclosure is directed to compositions comprising blended materials comprising a substantially crystalline hcv nucleotide polymerase inhibitor; a solid dispersion formulation, which comprises an hcv ns5a inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, one or more pharmaceutically acceptable polymers or a mixture thereof, and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable surfactants or a mixture thereof; and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable surfactants or a mixture thereof; and optionally one or more excipients. The present disclosure is also directed to oral dosage forms, such as tablets or capsules comprising the disclosed blended compositions comprising the disclosed solid dispersion formulations, and the methods for making these solid dispersion formulations, and pharmaceutical compositions. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180228826

Fixed-dose combinations of antiviral compounds

The present disclosure is directed to compositions comprising blended materials comprising a substantially crystalline hcv nucleotide polymerase inhibitor; a first solid dispersion formulation, which comprises an hcv ns5a inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, one or more pharmaceutically acceptable polymers or a mixture thereof; and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable surfactants or a mixture thereof; and optionally one or more excipients; and a second solid dispersion formulation, which comprises an hcv ns3 inhibitor or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, one or more pharmaceutically acceptable polymers or a mixture thereof; and optionally one or more pharmaceutically acceptable surfactants or a mixture thereof; and optionally one or more excipients. The present disclosure is also directed to oral dosage forms, such as tablets or capsules comprising the disclosed blended compositions comprising the disclosed solid dispersion formulations, and the methods for making these solid dispersion formulations and pharmaceutical compositions.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227973

Terminal device, base station device, communication system, measurement method, and integrated circuit

A terminal device, a base station device, a communication system, a measurement method, and an integrated circuit, which are capable of efficiently performing sidelink direct discovery, are provided. In the terminal device, a reception unit is configured to receive an rrc connection reconfiguration message including a first configuration related to sidelink direct discovery, and in a case where the first configuration includes frequency information, to attempt to acquire configuration information about monitoring of a sidelink direct discovery announcement at a frequency indicated by the frequency information, using a timer configured to count a predetermined time and while the timer is counting, by acquiring system information to be broadcast at the frequency.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227972

Terminal device, base station device, communication system, measurement method, and integrated circuit

A terminal device, a base station device, a communication system, a measurement method, and an integrated circuit, which are capable of efficiently performing sidelink direct discovery, are provided. The terminal device, in a case where there exists at least one applicable neighboring cell to be reported to a measurement identifier with a measurement reporting procedure being triggered, a best neighboring cell up to a maximum cell number is included in a neighboring cell measurement result; and in a case where a measurement purpose of an associated reporting configuration is configured to report on monitoring of a sidelink direct discovery announcement, cgi information about a cell indicated by a first parameter is obtained in an associated measurement object, and the cell broadcasts configuration information about the monitoring of the sidelink direct discovery announcement, the configuration information about the monitoring of the sidelink direct discovery announcement that has been acquired is included in measurement reporting.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227953

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method

To efficiently control a cell by using a non-allocated frequency band or a shared frequency band. A terminal device includes a transmission unit configured to transmit a pusch and a cca check unit configured to perform lbt before a subframe for which a transmission of the pusch is indicated. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227923

Power information indication method, power information acquisition method, base station, and user equipment

The present application discloses a power information indication method executed by a base station, and a corresponding base station. The method comprises: including power information of a basic physical multicast channel (b-pmch) and an enhanced physical multicast channel (e-pmch) in a radio resource control (rrc) signaling or a system information block (sib13), wherein the e-pmch is superposed with the b-pmch by adopting multi-user superposition transmission (must) technology; and sending the rrc signaling or the sib13 to a user equipment. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227881

Terminal device, communication method, and integrated circuit

A terminal device and a base station device efficiently communicate with each other by using multiple cells. The terminal device selects a physical uplink control channel resource used to transmit an sr from a first resource on a first cell for a first subframe and a second resource on a second cell for the first subframe. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227838

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method

In an laa cell, an accurate measurement of rsrp, rsrq, or the like is performed. A terminal device is provided, including: a higher layer processing unit configured with measurement objects, based on a configuration related to measurement object; a measurement unit configured to perform measurement for a first frequency, based on the measurement objects; and a detection unit configured to attempt to detect a dci format, where the configuration related to measurement objects includes at least a discovery signal measurement configuration (measds-config) used for measurement in the first frequency, the measurement unit performs measurement based on a discovery signal in accordance with the discovery signal measurement configuration for the first frequency, and in a case that an information bit mapped to a prescribed field of the detected dci format indicates that the discovery signal in a certain ds occasion is not transmitted, a measurement value based on a measurement value of a physical layer in the certain ds occasion is not used in a higher layer.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227783

User equipment, network node and measurement method

The present invention provides a method executed by a network node. The method comprises: transmitting prose resource measurement indication information to user equipment, wherein the prose resource measurement indication information comprises information indicating the positions of the prose resources in a time-frequency domain and identity information of reference signals on the prose resources; and transmitting prose resource measurement report configuration information to the user equipment. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227767

Terminal device, communication method, and program

A terminal device includes: a communication unit configured to communicatively connect with a first network using a first frequency band or a second frequency band; a detection unit configured to detect communication of a second network that is performed using the second frequency band; an interference avoidance unit configured to perform a process of avoiding radio interference by the second network; and a control unit configured to perform control such that the interference avoidance unit performs the process of avoiding radio interference by the second network band in a case that an identifier identifying communication of the second network detected by the detection unit includes a specific identifier.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227098

Method of notifying resource allocation for demodulation reference signals

A user equipment receives, from the base station apparatus, bit information. The bit information indicates first information indicating one or more antenna ports and second information indicating a number of layers for downlink data symbols.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226615

Organic electroluminescence apparatus, manufacturing method for same, illumination apparatus, and display apparatus

An organic el device according to one aspect of the present invention includes: a base material in which a recess is provided at an upper surface of the base material; a reflective layer that is provided at least along a surface of the recess; a filling layer that is filled into an inside of the recess via the reflective layer, the filling layer having light transmissivity; a first electrode that is provided at least on a layer above the filling layer, the first electrode having light transmissivity; an organic layer that is provided on a layer above the first electrode, the organic layer comprising at least a light-emitting layer; and a second electrode that is provided on a layer above the organic layer, the second electrode having light transmissivity and light reflectivity. A part of the reflective layer contacts a part of the first electrode.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226512

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same

A semiconductor device includes a tft (101), the tft including a gate electrode (12), a gate insulating layer (14) covering the gate electrode, a metal oxide layer (16a) including a channel region (16c), a source contact region (16s) and a drain contact region (16d), a first electrode (18a) in contact with the source contact region, an insulating layer (22) formed on the metal oxide layer and the first electrode, the insulating layer having a first opening (22p) therein through which a portion of the metal oxide layer is exposed, and a light-transmissive second electrode (24) formed on the insulating layer and in a contact hole including the first opening, wherein the second electrode (24) is in contact with the drain contact region (16d) in the contact hole, the drain contact region (16d) is a portion of a region (17) of the metal oxide layer (16a) that is exposed through the contact hole, and as seen from a direction normal to a substrate (11), the second electrode (24) does not overlap the channel region (16c).. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180226266

Active matrix substrate

An active matrix substrate includes a substrate 31; gate lines arranged on the substrate 31 and extend in a first direction; source lines si arranged on the substrate 31 and extend in a second direction that is different from the first direction; transistors 2 arranged in correspondence to points of intersection between the gate lines and the source lines, respectively, and are connected with the gate lines and the source lines; and an insulating layer. At least either the gate lines and the source lines are connected with electrodes of the transistors via contact holes in the insulating layer, and are formed to satisfy at least either i) having a greater film thickness or ii) being formed with a material having a smaller specific resistance, as compared with the electrodes of the transistors to which the lines are connected via the contact holes in the insulating layer.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225837

Scenario extraction method, object locating method and system thereof

Disclosed are a scenario extraction method, an object locating method and a system thereof. The disclosed scenario extraction method comprising: capturing a first image of a real scenario; extracting a plurality of first features from the first image, each of the plurality of first features having a first location; capturing a second image of the real scenario, extracting a plurality of second features from the second image; each of the plurality of second features having a second location; based on the movement information, estimating a first estimated location of each of the plurality of first features using the plurality of first locations; and selecting the second feature having the second location near the first estimated location as a scenario feature of the real scenario.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225722

System and method for verifying vehicle banner production and image alteration

A computerized exchange network enables verifying vehicle banner production and image alterations, such as altering images to include indicia for example. In an embodiment, verifying successful production of a vehicle banner by a printing device enables remittance of a cooperative advertising reimbursement. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224145

Air-conditioning system and carbon dioxide absorbing unit

At least one of temperature and humidity is appropriately adjusted and co2 concentration in the air is adjusted to an appropriate value. An air-conditioning system (100) includes a co2 concentration detection portion (13), a co2 absorbing unit (40) that absorbs co2 from the air which has been taken via flow paths a and b or a flow path c and thereafter discharges the air to the flow path via which the air has been taken, and a co2 concentration control portion (25) that adjusts, in accordance with the co2 concentration, an amount of the air to be taken.. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221882

Microfluidic device with multiple temperature zones

An ewod device for processing multiple droplets through multiple temperature zones. The device is configured to achieve a high spatial density of temperature zones with a wide temperature difference between hot and cold zones. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221871

Temperature control system for microfluidic device

A heating system for a ewod device using a single, spatially-structured temperature control element, used to create a zone on the device with a specific temperature profile. The heating system uses multiple contact regions between the temperature control element and the device. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180221282

Methods for making pharmaceutical solid dosage forms of spray-dried dispersions

A process for drying a spray dried dispersion, comprising: a) providing a spray-dried dispersion comprising particles wherein the particles comprise an active agent and a polymer and optionally one or more surfactants, the dispersion having an average particle diameter of less than about 100 m; b) blending an amount of silicon dioxide with the dispersion to form a dispersion-silicon dioxide blend, wherein the amount of silicon dioxide relative to the amount of dispersion is between about 0.5 and 2.0% by weight; c) drying the blend with a secondary dryer.. . ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220462

Terminal device, base station device, and communication method

. . To efficiently control a cell by using a non-allocated frequency band or a shared frequency band. The terminal device includes a reception unit configured to receive a pdcch, a transmission unit configured to transmit a pusch in a serving cell, and a cca check unit configured to perform either first lbt for performing a cca check a number of times based on a random number before a subframe for which a transmission of the pusch is indicated or second lbt for performing a cca check only once. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220450

User equipments, base stations and methods

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue receives downlink signals including, at least, a primary synchronization signal (pss) and a secondary synchronization signal (sss). ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220415

Short physical uplink control channel (pucch) design for 5th generation (5g) new radio (nr)

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes a processor and memory in electronic communication with the processor. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220414

Long physical uplink control channel (pucch) design for 5th generation (5g) new radio (nr)

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes a processor and memory in electronic communication with the processor. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220400

User equipments, base stations and methods

A user equipment (ue) is described. The ue includes a higher layer processor which is configured to acquire a dedicated radio resource control (rrc) message. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220360

Synchronization signal transmission and reception for radio system

An access node comprises node processor circuitry and a node transmitter. The node processor circuitry is configured to generate plural types of synchronization signal blocks for at least partially interspersed transmission over a radio interface. ... Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha








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