Patents Examined by Vu Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10808061
    Abstract: Provided is a multi-component copolymer having crack growth resistance and wet performance. The multi-component copolymer comprises conjugated diene units, non-conjugated olefin units and aromatic vinyl units, wherein: a ratio among all of the aromatic vinyl units of at least one aromatic vinyl unit existing in amorphous parts inclusive of the conjugated diene units is 50% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Madoka Kimura, Tomoe Tanabe, Shigeki Oishi
  • Patent number: 10804481
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a an organic electroluminescent device comprising a light-emitting layer B comprising a host material HB, a first thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) material EB, and a second TADF material SB, wherein SB transfers energy to EB and EB emits TADF with an emission maximum between 420 and 500 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: CYNORA GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas Haldi, Georgios Liaptsis, Harald Fluegge, Patrick Pingel, Stefan Hoefle
  • Patent number: 10804482
    Abstract: A silicon-containing compound which improves emission efficiency and an organic electroluminescence device including the same are provided. The silicon-containing compound according to the inventive concept is represented by Formula 1 below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Naoya Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 10789781
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing an interactive augmented experience using prerecorded video include: creating a scene model based on an image of a physical environment; generating a fantasy object; integrating a position of the fantasy object onto the scene model; determining a state of the fantasy object; selecting, using a type of meta data, one or more frames of a pre-recorded video of the physical environment associated with a desired physical camera, such that each of the frames is associated with a frame number and acquired with a physical camera; synchronizing a virtual camera with the desired physical camera; and projecting, using a first video player or a second video player, the one or more frames onto the scene model to position the scene model relative to the fantasy object, such that the projecting alternates between the first video player and the second video player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Playdeo Limited
    Inventors: Jack Schulze, Timo Arnall, Nicholas Ludlam
  • Patent number: 10790455
    Abstract: The present invention includes novel compounds containing heterocycles or azaheterocycles and hexaphenylbenzene or azahexaphenylbenzene. These compounds are useful as host materials for phosphorescent electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Peter Wolohan
  • Patent number: 10787526
    Abstract: A gas phase polymerization process is described that includes contacting a polymer seed bed with a desiccant. The gas phase polymerization process further includes introducing a polymer seed bed into a gas phase polymerization reactor, contacting the polymer seed bed with a desiccant, and introducing a polymerization catalyst into the gas phase polymerization reactor. Also described is a gas phase polymerization process in accordance with the present disclosure that includes subjecting a polymer seed bed to startup conditions in a gas phase polymerization reactor, monitoring a moisture content of a vapor in contact with the polymer seed bed, and introducing a desiccant into the gas phase polymerization reactor to maintain the moisture content below a desired moisture content, to reduce a moisture content that is above a desired moisture content, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Greg G. Hendrickson, Jeff S. Lowell, Eric D. Schwerdtfeger
  • Patent number: 10783667
    Abstract: An device, method and program may properly perform gamut conversion of content and be applied to a gamut conversion device. A restoration conversion state confirming unit performs confirmation such as gamut conversion state of image data read out from an optical disc and the existence or not of restoration metadata. An information exchange unit communicates with an output device via a communication unit and performs information exchange such as the existence or not of restoration processing functionality and gamut conversion functionality and the like. A determining unit determines whether or not restoration processing is performed with a playing device based on information obtained by the restoration conversion state confirming unit and the information exchange unit. Similarly, the determining unit determines whether or not to perform gamut conversion processing with the playing device based on information obtained by the restoration conversion state confirming unit and the information exchange unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takami Mizukura, Naoya Katoh
  • Patent number: 10783853
    Abstract: An image provision device (100) displays on a field-of-vision covering display (192) an image obtained by trimming all-surroundings image data (21). A detector (11) detects an orientation or a change in the orientation of a user's head or sight line by means of a sensor (191). A direction setter (12) sets an eye direction to the all-surroundings image data (21) in accordance with the detected orientation or change in the orientation. An extractor (13) obtains a zoomed image by trimming and zooming part of the all-surroundings image with a zoom factor that depends on an angle formed between the set eye direction and a predetermined direction in the all-surroundings image data (21). A displayer (14) displays the obtained zoomed image on a display (192).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Rakuten, Inc.
    Inventor: Naoki Chiba
  • Patent number: 10776980
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with emotion augmented animation of avatars are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus may comprise an animation augmentation engine to receive facial data of a user, analyze the facial data to determine an emotion state of the user, and drive additional animation that supplements animation of the avatar based at least in part on a result of the determination of the emotion state of the user. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Shaohui Jiao, Xiaolu Shen, Lidan Zhang, Qiang Li, Wenlong Li
  • Patent number: 10776976
    Abstract: Methods and systems for efficient management and modification of images include receiving a first set of images from a seller system connected to the processor over the network interface; receiving an image sequence comprising references to the images in the first set of images and an order of appearance; storing the first set of images and the image sequence in the database; identifying one or more areas in the first set of images; removing the identified areas from the first set of images; and displaying the first set of images based on the image sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Coupang Corp.
    Inventor: Han Sem Jeon
  • Patent number: 10774229
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a water-based ink that contains pigment-containing polyester-based resin particles A, pigment-free polyester-based resin particles B, an organic solvent and water, in which a content of an organic solvent C having a boiling point of not higher than 235° C. in a whole amount of the organic solvent is not less than 90% by mass. The water-based ink of the present invention can be improved in rub fastness, solvent resistance and adhesion to a non-water absorbing printing medium with good balance therebetween, even when printed on the non-water absorbing printing medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takahiro Maeda
  • Patent number: 10777015
    Abstract: A method of overlaying an optical and acoustic reproduction of a real scene with virtual image and audio data comprises reading image data which represent an optical and/or acoustic reproduction of the real scene captured by at least one environment sensor of a mobile device, determining marker data from the image data, wherein the marker data represent a reproduction and a positioning of a marker arranged in the real scene, reading virtual image and audio data, wherein the virtual image and audio data comprise a representation instruction for representing the virtual image, a positioning instruction for positioning the virtual image and a positioning instruction for replay of the audio data, determining object data from the image and audio data, and ascertaining a positioning rule for positioning the virtual image with reference to the reproduction of the object portion using the object data and the virtual image and audio data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: 3DQR GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Anderson, Volker Bauer
  • Patent number: 10767002
    Abstract: Embodiments in accordance with the present invention encompass compositions encompassing a latent catalyst and a thermal or photoactivator along with one or more monomers which undergo ring open metathesis polymerization (ROMP) when said composition is heated to a temperature from 50° C. to 100° C. or higher to form a substantially transparent film. Alternatively the compositions of this invention also undergo polymerization when subjected to suitable radiation. The monomers employed therein have a range of refractive index from 1.4 to 1.6 and thus these compositions can be tailored to form transparent films of varied refractive indices. The compositions of this invention further comprises inorganic nanoparticles which form transparent films and further increases the refractive indices of the compositions. Accordingly, compositions of this invention are useful in various opto-electronic applications, including as coatings, encapsulants, fillers, leveling agents, among others.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: PROMERUS, LLC
    Inventors: Larry F Rhodes, Oleksandr Burtovyy, Wei Zhang
  • Patent number: 10769848
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed for 3D object reconstruction using photometric mesh representations. A decoder is pretrained to transform points sampled from 2D patches of representative objects into 3D polygonal meshes. An image frame of the object is fed into an encoder to get an initial latent code vector. For each frame and camera pair from the sequence, a polygonal mesh is rendered at the given viewpoints. The mesh is optimized by creating a virtual viewpoint, rasterized to obtain a depth map. The 3D mesh projections are aligned by projecting the coordinates corresponding to the polygonal face vertices of the rasterized mesh to both selected viewpoints. The photometric error is determined from RGB pixel intensities sampled from both frames. Gradients from the photometric error are backpropagated into the vertices of the assigned polygonal indices by relating the barycentric coordinates of each image to update the latent code vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Adobe, Inc.
    Inventors: Oliver Wang, Vladimir Kim, Matthew Fisher, Elya Shechtman, Chen-Hsuan Lin, Bryan Russell
  • Patent number: 10759937
    Abstract: A polyketone composition includes: (A) a polyketone having, in a main chain, a structural unit represented by the following Formula (I); and (B) an epoxy compound. In Formula (I), X represents a bivalent group that has from 1 to 50 carbon atoms and that may have a substituent group, Y represents a bivalent hydrocarbon group that has from 1 to 30 carbon atoms and that may have a substituent group, and n represents an integer from 1 to 1500.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsutani, Nanako Mizuguchi, Satoshi Asaka, Misao Inaba, Yohei Ishikawa, Keiko Kudoh, Katsuya Maeyama
  • Patent number: 10759773
    Abstract: Polycyclocarbonate compounds and upgraded molecular weight polymers made from such compounds are provided. The polymers have particular utility in coating compositions, especially for use on food and beverage contact substrates that are formed into or will be formed into containers or container components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Sebastien Gibanel, Benoit Prouvost
  • Patent number: 10763439
    Abstract: An organic light emitting device and a display device, the organic light emitting device including a first electrode; a hole transport region on the first electrode; an emission layer on the hole transport region; an electron transport region on the emission layer; and a second electrode on the electron transport region, wherein the hole transport region includes a compound represented by the following Formula 1:
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyein Jeong, Jungsub Lee, Jinsoo Hwang
  • Patent number: 10762249
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a system for acquiring images of real stone slabs, visualize them virtually them in a 1:1. ratio, and design and view the final installation in 2D and 3D with the actual slabs instead of sample photography. This feat is achieved by the combination of multiple systems. Which include: 1. —A process to take the photographies 2. —A computer system to store and manage a virtual warehouse of actual slab images, 3. —a 1:1 display system, 4. —a catalog application and 5. —a visualization tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Stone Boutique Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Pol Cámara Solé, Francisco Acosta
  • Patent number: 10762694
    Abstract: Systems and methods for generating shadows for inserted content are provided. The inserted content may include augmented reality content that is inserted into an image of a physical space. An example includes determining a location to insert content within an image. The content may include a polygonal mesh defined in part by a skeleton that has a plurality of joints. Examples may further include selecting a plurality of selected joints form the plurality of joints. Examples may also include generating a shadow polygon based on the content and determining shadow contributions values for the plurality of selected joints for pixels of the shadow polygon. Examples may also include combining the shadow contribution values from the selected joints to generate shadow magnitude values for the pixels, rendering the shadow polygon using the shadow magnitude values, and overlaying the inserted content on the rendered shadow polygon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventor: Ivan Neulander
  • Patent number: 10752749
    Abstract: In some variations, this disclosure provides a surface-modified hydrophobic clay composition for an ink formulation, the composition comprising up to 99 wt % clay particles with a particle-size distribution characterized in that at least 10% are smaller than 0.2 microns, at least 25% are smaller than 0.5 microns, and at least 95% are less than 5 microns; and from about 1 wt % to about 10 wt % of one or more organic compounds selected from quaternary ammonium compounds, organic acids, fatty acids, organic silanes, or organic polysilanes. The surface-modified hydrophobic clay composition may be produced by various methods, including a slurry method or a dry-mixing method. Ink clay loadings in heatset ink formulations may be increased to 10-15% without losing ink gloss. Inks may be produced with lower solvent, resin, and/or pigment concentrations, thereby reducing cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: KAMIN LLC
    Inventors: Ching Yih Chen, Richard Douglas Carter, Brent Ashley Nobles