Patents by Inventor Weimin Huang

Weimin Huang has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11413219
    Abstract: An automatic breastfeeding method of a premature infant is disclosed, which includes a preparation stage, an active lactation stage, a passive lactation stage and a rest stage. The invention also provides an automatic breastfeeding machine used for the automatic breastfeeding method of a premature infant, comprising a stomach tube, a lactation supply device, a detector and a control device. According to the invention, a self-sucking ability of the premature infant is trained, normal circulation of a mouth-pharyngeal-gastric-intestinal reflex of the premature infant is realized, and nutritional requirements of the premature infant are ensured in the case of taking differences of the premature infants into account, so that the premature infants have no difference with term infants in care, diet, neurological development and growth and development in the future.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: SHENZHEN KAIYANG INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hongping Li, Xinyong Chen, Xikai Yang, Yanan Lu, Weimin Huang
  • Patent number: 11396810
    Abstract: A full-length screen pipe hole protection device and method with pressurized hole packing in a soft coal seam relates to the field of gas drainage technologies. The device includes a grouting system, a drainage system and a hole fixing system. The grouting system injects a pressurized sealing material into a borehole through a pressure pump to increase a sealing effect of the borehole. The drainage system drains gas in the middle of air holes on metal baffle plates and hole fixing screen pipes through a drainage pipe to increase flowability of gas. The hole fixing system is inside the borehole and fixed with the metal baffle plates, and the hole fixing screen pipes are fixedly connected with each other through fitting mouths and fitting buckles. The device is fixedly mounted in the gas drainage borehole. After hole packing, the drainage pipe is connected with a drainage pump to drain gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SHANDONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Guanhua Ni, Kai Dong, Weimin Cheng, Jingna Xie, Gang Wang, Yixin Liu, Qiming Huang
  • Publication number: 20220213614
    Abstract: A semiconductor crystal growth method and device are provided. The method comprises: obtaining an initial position of a graphite crucible when used in a semiconductor crystal growth process for the first time; obtaining a current production batch of the graphite crucible which characterizes a number of times of growth processes performed by the graphite crucible so far; and loading polysilicon raw materials into a quartz crucible sleeved in the graphite crucible based on the current production batch, wherein a total weight of the materials is called a charging amount, and the charging amount is adjusted based on the current production batch to keep an initial position of a silicon melt liquid surface in the quartz crucible stable while keeping the initial position of the graphite crucible unchanged. The present invention ensures the stability of each parameter in the crystal pulling process, and enhances the crystal pulling speed and quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Weimin SHEN, Gang WANG, Hanyi HUANG, Yun LIU
  • Publication number: 20220213773
    Abstract: A deep low-permeability high gassy seam drilling-slitting-sealing-fracturing drilling device includes a drilling control system, a high-pressure water power system, a water pressure grading control system and a fracturing and sealing control system. The drilling control system adjusts a drilling direction a water supply pressure of the drill rod, the high-pressure water power system supplies high-pressure water with different pressures to the device, and the water pressure grading control system ensures that a water pressure for flushing drill cuttings is less than 5 MPa, a water pressure for slitting in a direction perpendicular to a length of the drill rod is 25-35 MPa, a water pressure for sealing with a borehole sealing capsule is 35-40 MPa, and a water pressure for further pressure relief and permeability increasing of a coal seam is 40-50 MPa. The fracturing and sealing control system controls borehole sealing and hydrofracturing operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Gang WANG, Zhiyuan LIU, Weimin CHENG, Xiangjie QIN, Jiuyuan FAN, Lulu SUN, Zhen LIU, Guanhua NI, Yanbin YU, Yixin LIU, Qiming HUANG
  • Publication number: 20220207994
    Abstract: A method, a system, and a computer program product are provided for predicting road closure in a region. The method comprises obtaining, probe data, such as sensor data, and map data, for the region. The method may include detecting a change in speed of a one or more vehicle on a road, based on the obtained probe data and the obtained map data for the region, wherein the change in speed is associated with a slowdown event associated with the one or more vehicles. The method may include identifying a vehicle event on the road based on the detected change in speed of the one or more vehicles, wherein the vehicle event is associated with a location corresponding to a matching trajectory of the one or more vehicles and predicting the road closure based on the identified vehicle event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Jingwei XU, Yuxin GUAN, Bruce BERNHARDT, Weimin HUANG
  • Publication number: 20220205361
    Abstract: A full-length screen pipe hole protection device and method with pressurized hole packing in a soft coal seam relates to the field of gas drainage technologies. The device includes a grouting system, a drainage system and a hole fixing system. The grouting system injects a pressurized sealing material into a borehole through a pressure pump to increase a sealing effect of the borehole. The drainage system drains gas in the middle of air holes on metal baffle plates and hole fixing screen pipes through a drainage pipe to increase flowability of gas. The hole fixing system is inside the borehole and fixed with the metal baffle plates, and the hole fixing screen pipes are fixedly connected with each other through fitting mouths and fitting buckles. The device is fixedly mounted in the gas drainage borehole. After hole packing, the drainage pipe is connected with a drainage pump to drain gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Guanhua NI, Kai DONG, Weimin CHENG, Jingna XIE, Gang WANG, Yixin LIU, Qiming HUANG
  • Publication number: 20220172616
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and computer program product for determining a road work event confidence are described herein. In the context of a method, the method may determine a road network speed profile corresponding with a road work event location. The method may determine, based at least in part on probe data corresponding with the road work event location, a probe speed profile. The method may determine the road work event confidence based at least in part on evaluation of the road network speed profile and the probe speed profile. Evaluation of the road network speed profile and the probe speed profile may comprise identifying a plurality of road segments corresponding with the road work event location and correlating road network speed profile characteristics and probe data characteristics for each respective road segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Jingwei Xu, Yuxin Guan, Weimin Huang, Bruce Bernhardt
  • Publication number: 20220165150
    Abstract: A system, a method, and a computer program product may be provided for determining dynamic road capacity data of one or more lanes of a road segment in a region. A system may include a memory configured to store computer program code and a processor configured to execute the computer program code to obtain probe data, historical capacity dynamic pattern data and event data. The processor may be configured to calculate road capacity data of the lane. The processor may be configured to calculate a count of movable objects in the lane. The processor may be configured to determine a traffic condition of the lane. The processor may be configured to determine the dynamic road capacity data based on the road capacity data, the count of one or more movable objects, the historical capacity dynamic pattern data and the traffic condition of the at least one lane of the road segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Jingwei XU, Bruce BERNHARDT, Weimin HUANG, Yuxin GUAN
  • Patent number: 11295615
    Abstract: A method for providing alerts for a traffic slowdown includes receiving location data for at least a first vehicle of a plurality of vehicles, map matching the location data for at least the first vehicle to a road network, calculating an approaching speed for at least the first vehicle at a first time, calculating a final speed for at least the first vehicle at a second time, and generating a traffic slowdown message in response to the approaching speed and the final speed. The traffic slowdown message includes at least one characteristic of the traffic slowdown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: HERE Global B.V.
    Inventors: Jingwei Xu, Pradeep Maddineni, Bruce Bernhardt, Yuxin Guan, Zongyi Xuan, Weimin Huang, Jennifer Carter, Casey Bennett, Yingzhou Yu, Mark Timms
  • Publication number: 20220038860
    Abstract: An approach is provided for identifying and characterizing mobile work zones (e.g., roadway striping, pothole filling, tree trimming, etc.). The approach, for example, involves processing probe data at a lane level to determine at least one forward forming shockwave associated with a congestion front of a mobile roadwork zone on at least one lane. The approach also involves providing data indicating the mobile roadwork zone as an output. The approach further involves determining a propagation rate of the mobile roadwork zone. The approach further involves determining a congestion recovery speed, where the congestion is caused by the mobile roadwork zone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Jingwei XU, Yuxin GUAN, Bruce BERNHARDT, Weimin HUANG
  • Publication number: 20220018674
    Abstract: An approach is provided for providing a recommended route and departure time combination based on real-time estimated times of arrival (ETAs). The approach, for example, involves determining a plurality of candidate routes between an origin and at least one destination. The approach also involves retrieving real-time information, historical information, predicted information, or a combination thereof associated with the origin, the destination, the plurality of candidate routes, or a combination thereof. The approach further involves calculating respective cost values (e.g., ETAs) for traveling for the plurality of candidate routes at a plurality of different departure times. The respective cost values are based on the real-time information, the historical information, the predicted information, or a combination thereof. The approach further involves determining a recommended route and departure time combination based on the respective cost values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Jingwei XU, Yuxin GUAN, Bruce BERNHARDT, Weimin HUANG
  • Publication number: 20210343031
    Abstract: The invention relates to a computerized method (200) for localizing a lesion in an organ of a subject, comprises performing: a first image registration operation (400) for determining a rigid transformation matrix based on alignment of a two-dimensional ultrasound (2D-US) image representation (116) and a three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT) image representation (120) of the organ, the 2D-US image representation (116) acquired from a transducer probe (114); a second image registration operation (500) for refining the rigid transformation matrix based on image feature descriptors of the 2D-US and 3D-CT image representations (116, 120); and a localization operation (600) for localizing the lesion relative to the transducer probe (114) based on the refined rigid transformation matrix and a 3D-CT position of the lesion in the 3D-CT image representation (120). A system for performing the method is also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yanling CHI, Weimin HUANG, Jiayin ZHOU, Kyaw Kyar TOE, Stephen CHANG, Chee Kong CHUI
  • Patent number: 11127285
    Abstract: A method for improved traffic congestion estimation is provided using signal phase and timing data from traffic signals at intersections and probe data from vehicles traversing said intersections. An example method may include: identifying each of a plurality of paths through an intersection; identifying signal phase and timing data for each traffic light associated with each path through the intersection; receiving probe data for vehicles approaching or traversing the intersection; estimating a number of vehicles failing to traverse the intersection along a path through the intersection; estimating a congestion status of the path through the intersection based on the number of vehicles failing to traverse the intersection; and causing the congestion status to be provided to permit updating of a map to reflect the congestion status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: HERE GLOBAL B.V.
    Inventors: Jingwei Xu, Xin Gao, Weimin Huang, Bruce Bernhardt
  • Publication number: 20210174669
    Abstract: A system, a method, and a computer program product may be provided for generating traffic congestion estimation data of one or more lanes in a region. A system may include a memory configured to store computer program code and a processor configured to execute the computer program code to obtain image data associated with the region. The processor may be configured to determine a count of one or more first movable objects in one or lanes, based on image data, calculate a lane object static capacity of the one or more lanes, based on one or more map free flow or speed limit attributes associated with the one or more lanes and generate the traffic congestion estimation data based on count of first movable objects in the one or more lanes, the moving speed of movable objects crossing multiple image frames, the lane object static capacity of lanes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Yuxin GUAN, Jingwei XU, Arnold SHEYNMAN, Bruce BERNHARDT, Weimin HUANG
  • Patent number: 10832492
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to an automated method and system for generating a panoramic visualization of a coronary arterial tree of a subject. The method comprises: acquiring an image volume of a thoracic cavity of the subject, the image volume providing a three-dimensional (3D) representation of the thoracic cavity; isolating a coronary structure in the 3D representation by abating one or more other anatomical structures in the thoracic cavity; abating one or more portions of the coronary structure in the 3D representation that attenuate visualization of the coronary arterial tree; generating, by maximum intensity projection (MIP), a plurality of MIP images of the coronary structure from the 3D representation; and compositing the MIP images to generate the panoramic visualization of the coronary arterial tree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, SINGAPORE HEALTH SERVICES PTE LTD
    Inventors: Yanling Chi, Liang Zhong, Ru San Tan, Weimin Huang, Jiayin Zhou, Kyaw Kyar Toe
  • Publication number: 20200253832
    Abstract: An automatic breastfeeding method of a premature infant is disclosed, which includes a preparation stage, an active lactation stage, a passive lactation stage and a rest stage. The invention also provides an automatic breastfeeding machine used for the automatic breastfeeding method of a premature infant, comprising a stomach tube, a lactation supply device, a detector and a control device. According to the invention, a self-sucking ability of the premature infant is trained, normal circulation of a mouth-pharyngeal-gastric-intestinal reflex of the premature infant is realized, and nutritional requirements of the premature infant are ensured in the case of taking differences of the premature infants into account, so that the premature infants have no difference with term infants in care, diet, neurological development and growth and development in the future.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Hongping LI, Xinyong CHEN, Xikai YANG, Yanan LU, Weimin HUANG
  • Publication number: 20200205664
    Abstract: There is provided a method for multi-modal imaging of tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Jun Hui Chris Ho, Renzhe Bi, Chi Lok Dave Wong, Malini Olivo, Tao Yang, Zhongkang Lu, Weimin Huang, Kapil Dev
  • Patent number: 10687896
    Abstract: A method for surgical resection planning of a mass includes the steps of, modelling the mass based on a plurality of physical dimensions, determining a plurality of safety margins around a plurality of features within the mass, simulating a resection surface on the mass that includes a plurality of triangles, optimizing local area and position of a first of the plurality of triangles on the resection surface based on a triangle-based algorithm, updating the simulation of the resection surface, and repeating the steps of optimizing and updating for each of the plurality of triangles on the resection surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: Agency for Science, Technology and Research, National University Hospital (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
    Inventors: Wenyu Chen, Sudhakar K. Venkatesh, Qi Tian, Jianyin Zhou, Weimin Huang, Wei Xiong, Oo Thiha
  • Publication number: 20200135022
    Abstract: A method for providing alerts for a traffic slowdown includes receiving location data for at least a first vehicle of a plurality of vehicles, map matching the location data for at least the first vehicle to a road network, calculating an approaching speed for at least the first vehicle at a first time, calculating a final speed for at least the first vehicle at a second time, and generating a traffic slowdown message in response to the approaching speed and the final speed. The traffic slowdown message includes at least one characteristic of the traffic slowdown.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Jingwei Xu, Pradeep Maddineni, Bruce Bernhardt, Yuxin Guan, Zongyi Xuan, Weimin Huang, Jennifer Carter, Casey Bennett, Yingzhou Yu, Mark Timms
  • Patent number: 10586449
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to selectively utilize one or more networks in order to reliably communicate the information regarding one or more traffic signals and one or more intersections controlled by respective traffic signals. In the context of a method, the method includes communicating with a first network in order to receive information with a mobile platform regarding one or more traffic signals and information regarding one or more intersections. At least one traffic signal is associated with a respective intersection. The method also includes identifying a first switching condition and communicating with a second network, different than the first network, in order to receive the information regarding the one or more traffic signals and the information regarding the one or more intersections following identification of the first switching condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: HERE Global B.V.
    Inventors: Arnold Sheynman, Jingwei Xu, Weimin Huang, Bruce Bernhardt