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DOMES JAN, REMIREZ CORONAS LUIS: METHODE DEVALUATION DE LA QUALITE DUNE IMAGE, METHODE DE PRODUCTION DUN DOCUMENT, PRODUIT PROGRAMME DORDINATEUR, INTERFACE UTILISATEUR ET DISPOSITIF ELECTRONIQUE, METHOD FOR EVALUATION OF THE QUALITY OF AN IMAGE, METHOD FOR GENERATION OF A DOCUMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, USER INTERFACE, DATA FILE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE. BUNDESDRUCKEREI, BUNDESDRUCKEREI, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, May 29, 2018: CA2641355 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for the evaluation of the quality of an image with the following steps: ¨ access to an evaluation data file (132, 134), which contains an evaluation scheme, ¨ evaluation of image analysis results by using an evaluation scheme, ¨ output of the evaluation.


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Nelson V Tabirian, Sarik R Nersisyan, Brian R Kimball, Diane M Steeves: Fabrication of high efficiency, high quality, large area diffractive waveplates and arrays. Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Co, The United States of America Represented by the Secretary of the Army, Brian S Steinberger, Law Offces of Brian S Steinberger P A, May 29, 2018: US09983479 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for fabricating high quality one- or two-dimensional diffractive waveplates and arrays that exhibit high diffraction efficiency and capable of inexpensive large volume production. A generally non-holographic and aperiodic polarization converter for converting the polarization ...


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Steven R Robinson: Expansion joint seal with surface load transfer, intumescent, and internal sensor. Schul International Company, Crain Caton & James P C, James E Hudson III, May 29, 2018: US09982428 (7 worldwide citation)

An expansion joint design for supporting transfer loads. The system includes an elongated core and at least one longitudinal load-transfer member which are bonded together.


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Steven R Robinson: Expansion joint seal system. Schul International Company, Crain Caton & James P C, James E Hudson III, May 29, 2018: US09982429 (7 worldwide citation)

An expansion joint seal system which includes intumescent to protect uncoated edges of substrates. A fire rated compressed expansion joint sealant is provided having an intumescent proximate, but below the water-resistant top of the fire-retardant foam, so that when exposed to fire, the intumescent ...


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Samuel W Sheng, Shih Ming Shih, Shirish A Altekar: Detection of type of object used to provide a touch contact input. Sentons, Van Pelt Yi & James, May 29, 2018: US09983718 (6 worldwide citation)

A signal to be used to propagate a freely propagating signal through a propagating medium with a touch input surface is sent. The freely propagating signal has been allowed to freely propagate through the propagating medium in a plurality directions to a plurality of receivers on multiple axes of th ...


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Ivan Poupyrev: Two-layer interactive textiles. Google, Colby Nipper, May 29, 2018: US09983747 (5 worldwide citation)

This document describes two-layer interactive textiles. In one or more implementations, the interactive textile includes a top textile layer and a bottom textile layer. Conductive threads are woven into the top textile layer and the bottom textile layer. When the top textile layer is combined with t ...


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Dale Llewelyn Mountain: Mapping and facilitating evacuation routes in emergency situations. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 29, 2018: US09983011 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for indicating an emergency exit path upon detection of a fire in a building structure. The systems and methods may include detecting a signal indicating presence of the fire in the building structure and determining an evacuation situation is present based on a risk assessment. ...


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David R Richardson, Bradley Eugene Marshall, Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, Tal Saraf, Imran S Patel: Managing content delivery network service providers by a content broker. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 29, 2018: US09985927 (5 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer readable medium for managing network storage provider and CDN service providers are provided. A content broker component obtains client computing device requests for content provided by a content provider. The content broker processes the client computing device reques ...


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MIN JUNG HYE, LEE SUN IL, HAN WOO JIN: PROCEDE ET APPAREIL POUR CODER ET DECODER UNE IMAGE PAR INTRA-PREDICTION, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING AND DECODING IMAGE THROUGH INTRA PREDICTION. Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electronics, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, May 29, 2018: CA2891774 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding an image through intra prediction using a pixel of the neighboring block along an extended line having a predetermined gradient about a pixel inside the current block.


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Rongbao Shi: Photographic optical system. AAC TECHNOLOGIES, Na Xu, IPro PLLC, May 29, 2018: US09983387 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a photographic optical system which includes a first lens (focal length f1), a second lens (focal length f2), a third lens (focal length f3), a fourth lens (focal length f4), a fifth lens (focal length f5), a sixth lens (focal length f6) and a seventh lens (focal leng ...