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KR102052841B1
통신 컨스털레이션 최적화 설비
Publication/Patent Number: KR102052841B1 Publication Date: 2020-01-08 Application Number: 20187020238 Filing Date: 2016-11-25 Inventor: Ward, Christopher   Assignee: AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE LIMITED   IPC: H04B7/185 Abstract: 통신 컨스털레이션을 최적화하기 위한 장치 및 방법이 제공되는데, 통신 컨스털레이션의 명세가 사용자로부터 수신되고, 명시된 통신 컨스털레이션의 속성을 모델링하기 위한 하나 이상의 모듈이 선택되고, 통신 컨스털레이션의 속성은 통합을 위해 공통 포맷으로 포맷팅되고, 그것의 실행 가능성은, 통합된 포맷된 속성으로 모델링되는 통신 컨스털레이션의 연결성, 및 그것의 효용성을 평가하는 것에 의해 확인되고, 통신 컨스털레이션의 성능은 하나 이상의 테스트 시나리오를, 모델링된 통신 컨스털레이션에 적용하는 것에 의해 시뮬레이팅 및 최적화된다. 시뮬레이션 결과는 사용자에게 출력된다.
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US2020202896A1
SERVER SIDE CROSSFADING FOR PROGRESSIVE DOWNLOAD MEDIA
Publication/Patent Number: US2020202896A1 Publication Date: 2020-06-25 Application Number: 16/526,321 Filing Date: 2019-07-30 Inventor: Lowe, Raymond   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: Sirius XM Radio Inc.   IPC: G11B27/038 Abstract: In exemplary embodiments of the present invention systems and methods are provided to implement and facilitate cross-fading, interstitials and other effects/processing of two or more media elements in a personalized media delivery service so that each client or user has a consistent high quality experience. The effects or crossfade processing can occur on the broadcast, publisher or server-side, but can still be personalized to a specific user, thus still allowing a personalized experience for each individual user, in a manner where the processing burden is minimized on the downstream side or client device. This approach enables a consistent user experience, independent of client device capabilities, both static and dynamic. The cross-fade can be implemented after decoding the relevant chunks of each component clip, processing, recoding and rechunking, or, in a preferred embodiment, the cross-fade or other effect can be implemented on the relevant chunks to the effect in the compressed domain, thus obviating any loss of quality by re-encoding. A large scale personalized content delivery service can be implemented by limiting the processing to essentially the first and last chunks of any file, since there is no need to processing the full clip. In exemplary embodiments of the present invention this type of processing can easily be accommodated in cloud computing technology, where the first and last files may be conveniently extracted and processed within the cloud to meet the required load. Processing may also be done locally, for example, by the broadcaster, with sufficient processing power to manage peak load.
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US2020269496A1
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR MAKING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT USING SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
Publication/Patent Number: US2020269496A1 Publication Date: 2020-08-27 Application Number: 16/646,158 Filing Date: 2018-09-14 Inventor: Jeol, Stéphane   Ward, Christopher   Leo, Vito   Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an additive manufacturing (AM) method for making a three-dimensional (3D) object, comprising a) the provision of providing a powdered polymer material (M) comprising at least one poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) polymer, and at least one poly(aryl ether sulfone) (PAES) polymer, b) the deposition of successive layers of the powdered polymer material; and c) the selective sintering of each layer prior to the deposition of the subsequent layer, wherein the powdered polymer material (M) is heated before step c) to a temperature Tp (° C.): Tp<Tg+40, wherein Tg (° C.) is the glass transition temperature of the PAES polymer, as measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) according to ASTM D3418.
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EP3684615A1
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR MAKING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT USING SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
Publication/Patent Number: EP3684615A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-29 Application Number: 18765679.8 Filing Date: 2018-09-14 Inventor: Jeol, Stéphane   Ward, Christopher   Leo, Vito   Assignee: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC   IPC: B33Y70/00
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US10679635B2
Systems and methods for implementing cross-fading, interstitials and other effects downstream
Publication/Patent Number: US10679635B2 Publication Date: 2020-06-09 Application Number: 16/216,635 Filing Date: 2018-12-11 Inventor: Lowe, Raymond   Ward, Christopher   Christine, Charles W.   Assignee: Sirius XM Radio Inc.   IPC: G10L21/00 Abstract: Systems and methods are presented for cross-fading (or other multiple clip processing) of information streams on a user or client device, such as a telephone, tablet, computer or MP3 player, or any consumer device with audio playback. Multiple clip processing can be accomplished at a client end according to directions sent from a service provider that specify a combination of (i) the clips involved; (ii) the device on which the cross-fade or other processing is to occur and its parameters; and (iii) the service provider system. For example, a consumer device with only one decoder, can utilize that decoder (typically hardware) to decompress one or more elements that are involved in a cross-fade at faster than real time, thus pre-fetching the next element(s) to be played in the cross-fade at the end of the currently being played element. The next elements(s) can, for example, be stored in an input buffer, then decoded and stored in a decoded sample buffer, all prior to the required presentation time of the multiple element effect. At the requisite time, a client device component can access the respective samples of the decoded audio clips as it performs the cross-fade, mix or other effect. Such exemplary embodiments use a single decoder and thus do not require synchronized simultaneous decodes.
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US2020202871A1
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTING EFFICIENT CROSS-FADING BETWEEN COMPRESSED AUDIO STREAMS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020202871A1 Publication Date: 2020-06-25 Application Number: 16/526,296 Filing Date: 2019-07-30 Inventor: Lowe, Raymond   Kalman, Mark   Sinha, Deepen   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: Sirius XM Radio Inc.   IPC: G10L19/00 Abstract: Systems and methods are presented for efficient cross-fading (or other multiple clip processing) of compressed domain information streams on a user or client device, such as a telephone, tablet, computer or MP3 player, or any consumer device with audio playback. Exemplary implementation systems may provide cross-fade between AAC/Enhanced AAC Plus (EAACPlus) information streams or between MP3 information streams or even between information streams of unmatched formats (e.g. AAC to MP3 or MP3 to AAC). Furthermore, these systems are distinguished by the fact that cross-fade is directly applied to the compressed bitstreams so that a single decode operation may be performed on the resulting bitstream. Moreover, using the described methods, similar cross fade in the compressed domain between information streams utilizing other formats of compression, such as, for example, MP2, AC-3, PAC, etc. can also be advantageously implemented. Thus, in exemplary embodiments of the present invention a set of frames from each input stream associated with the time interval in which a cross fade is decoded, and combined and recoded with a cross fade or other effect now in the compressed bitstream. Once sent through the client device's decoder, the user hears the transitional effect. The only input data that is decoded and processed is that associated with the portion of each stream used in the crossfade, blend or other interstitial, and thus the vast majority of the input streams are left compressed.
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EP3676331A1
GLASS-FILED POLYMER COMPOSITION COMPRISING A POLY(ARYL ETHER SULFONE), A POLY(ARYL ETHER KETONE), AT LEAST ONE POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE AND GLASS FIBERS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3676331A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-08 Application Number: 18756264.0 Filing Date: 2018-08-27 Inventor: Shemper, Bianca Sadicoff   Xia, Jiqiang   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC   IPC: C08L71/00
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US10818293B1
Selecting a response in a multi-turn interaction between a user and a conversational bot
Publication/Patent Number: US10818293B1 Publication Date: 2020-10-27 Application Number: 16/928,892 Filing Date: 2020-07-14 Inventor: Orkin, Jeffrey D.   Ward, Christopher M.   Assignee: Drift.com, Inc.   IPC: G10L15/22 Abstract: A method to select a response in a multi-turn conversation between a user and a conversational bot. The conversation is composed of a set of events, wherein an event is a linear sequence of observations that are user speech or physical actions. Queries are processed against a set of conversations that are organized as a set of inter-related data tables, with events and observations stored in distinct tables. As the multi-turn conversation proceeds, a data model comprising an observation history, together with a hierarchy of events determined to represent the conversation up to at least one turn, is persisted. When a new input (speech or physical action) is received, it is classified using a statistical model to generate a result. The result is then mapped to an observation in the data model. Using the mapped observation, a look-up is performed into the data tables to retrieve a possible response.
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EP3710826A1
CHROMATOGRAPHY PLUG
Publication/Patent Number: EP3710826A1 Publication Date: 2020-09-23 Application Number: 17932026.2 Filing Date: 2017-11-17 Inventor: Wijnant, Pascal   Tipton, John   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.   IPC: G01N30/60
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US2020269497A1
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR MAKING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT USING SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
Publication/Patent Number: US2020269497A1 Publication Date: 2020-08-27 Application Number: 16/646,159 Filing Date: 2018-09-14 Inventor: Jeol, Stéphane   Ward, Christopher   Leo, Vito   Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an additive manufacturing (AM) method for making a three-dimensional (3D) object, comprising a) the provision of providing a powdered polymer material (M) comprising at least one polymer (P1) having a melting temperature (Tm) greater than 270° C., as measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) according to ASTM D3418, and at least one polymer (P2) having a glass transition temperature (Tg) between 130° C. and 240° C., and no melting peak, as measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) according to ASTM D3418, b) the deposition of successive layers of the powdered polymer material; and c) the selective sintering of each layer prior to the deposition of the subsequent layer, wherein the powdered polymer material (M) is heated before step c) to a temperature Tp (° C.): Tp<Tg+25, wherein Tg (° C.) is the glass transition temperature of the P2 polymer.
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EP3684838A1
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR MAKING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT USING SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
Publication/Patent Number: EP3684838A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-29 Application Number: 18765681.4 Filing Date: 2018-09-14 Inventor: Jeol, Stéphane   Ward, Christopher   Leo, Vito   Assignee: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC   IPC: C08G65/40
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EP2899885B1
A low power level-shift circuit for data dependent signals
Publication/Patent Number: EP2899885B1 Publication Date: 2020-08-26 Application Number: 14004438.9 Filing Date: 2014-12-29 Inventor: Van, Der Goes Franciscus   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Limited   IPC: H03K3/356
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US2020360837A1
CHROMATOGRAPHY PLUG
Publication/Patent Number: US2020360837A1 Publication Date: 2020-11-19 Application Number: 16/764,841 Filing Date: 2017-11-17 Inventor: Wijnant, Pascal   Tipton, John   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.   IPC: B01D15/22 Abstract: Chromatography column components are described. One component, a chromatography plug, can include a body, the body including: a first surface; a second surface opposing the first surface; a passage through the body extending from an opening in the first surface to an opening in the second surface; and a circumferential surface extending from the first surface to the second surface; a plurality of ridges, located on the first surface, wherein each of the plurality of ridges having a first end and an opposed second end, and the first end of each of the plurality of ridges being closer to one another than the second ends of each of the plurality of ridges. In some instances, a bridge can be located between the first ends, the bridge extending into the body. A porous partition can be located on or in the plug.
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US10574588B2
System and method for reducing latency time with cloud services
Publication/Patent Number: US10574588B2 Publication Date: 2020-02-25 Application Number: 14/754,354 Filing Date: 2015-06-29 Inventor: Grabarnik, Genady   Klems, Markus   Shwartz, Larisa   Tai, Stefan   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION   IPC: H04L12/915 Abstract: A system and method for reducing service latency includes dividing an information technology service for a customer into an infrastructure management service and a data management service. Data associated with the information technology service is stored in a backup memory. A set of infrastructure images related to the information technology service is stored at a cloud service provider. The infrastructure images are updated with software updates and hardware updates, as needed, and the data associated with the information technology service is updated through backup and restore mechanisms. The set of infrastructure images that have been updated with data with latest updates are started for recovery, continuity, testing, etc.
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EP3661994A1
HIGH FLOW POLYMER COMPOSITIONS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3661994A1 Publication Date: 2020-06-10 Application Number: 18737899.7 Filing Date: 2018-07-05 Inventor: Taylor, Narmandakh   Jeol, Stéphane   Ward, Christopher   Leo, Vito   Assignee: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC   IPC: C08G65/40
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US2020307565A1
CONTROLLING AN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE BASED UPON A PREDICTED IMMINENT LANE CHANGE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020307565A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-01 Application Number: 16/371,005 Filing Date: 2019-03-31 Inventor: Ward, Christopher   Nitz, Ted   Harrington, Curt   Daily-diamond, Christopher   Assignee: GM Cruise Holdings LLC   IPC: B60W30/09 Abstract: An autonomous vehicle is described, wherein the autonomous vehicle is configured to estimate a change in direction of a vehicle that is on a roadway and is proximate to the autonomous vehicle. The autonomous vehicle has a mechanical system, one or more sensors that generate one or more sensor signals, and a computing system in communication with the mechanical system and the one or more sensors. The autonomous vehicle is configured to detect an imminent lane change by another vehicle based on at least one of a computed angle between a wheel of the other vehicle and a longitudinal direction of travel of the other vehicle, a degree of misalignment between the wheel of the other vehicle and a body of the other vehicle, and/or an eccentricity of the wheel of the other vehicle. The mechanical system of the autonomous vehicle is controlled by the computing system based upon the detected imminent lane change.
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US2020231807A1
HIGH FLOW POLYMER COMPOSITIONS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020231807A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-23 Application Number: 16/634,176 Filing Date: 2018-07-05 Inventor: Taylor, Narmandakh   Jeol, Stéphane   Ward, Christopher   Leo, Vito   Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC   IPC: C08L81/06 Abstract: Disclosed is a polymer composition including a poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK), a poly(aryl ether sulfone) (PAES) having a number average molecular weight (Mn)≤10,000 g/mol, and optionally a reinforcing filler, methods of making the polymer composition, shaped articles including the polymer composition, and methods of making the shaped articles.
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EP3658456A1
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SITUATIONAL AWARENESS, VEHICLE CONTROL, AND/OR CONTINGENCY PLANNING
Publication/Patent Number: EP3658456A1 Publication Date: 2020-06-03 Application Number: 18838921.7 Filing Date: 2018-07-25 Inventor: Groden, Mark   Adler, Mitch   Reeves, Jonathan   Harell, Nur   Ward, Christopher   Assignee: Skyryse, Inc.   IPC: B64C13/18
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EP3641741A1
MICROTUBULE POLYMERIZATION INHIBITOR PRODRUGS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME
Publication/Patent Number: EP3641741A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-29 Application Number: 18819941.8 Filing Date: 2018-06-19 Inventor: Kao, Joseph Pao Yung   Ward, Christopher William   Khairallah, Ramzi   Assignee: University of Maryland, Baltimore   IPC: A61K31/122
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US2020215035A1
MICROTUBULE POLYMERIZATION INHIBITOR PRODRUGS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME
Publication/Patent Number: US2020215035A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-09 Application Number: 16/624,787 Filing Date: 2018-06-19 Inventor: Kao, Joseph Pao Yung   Ward, Christopher William   Khairallah, Ramzi   Assignee: KAO, Joseph Pao Yung   WARD, Christopher William   KHAIRALLAH, Ramzi   IPC: A61K31/4184 Abstract: Prodrugs of colchicine, de-acetyl colchicine, colcemid, and nocodazole are provided as therapies for the treatment of diseases ameliorated by the inhibition of microtubule polymerization.