WO/2016/148642 AN ENHANCED FLEXIBLE ROBOTIC ENDOSCOPY APPARATUS||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/050042||ENDOMASTER PTE LTD||YAMAMOTO, Tomonori|
An enhanced flexible robotic endoscopy apparatus includes a main body and flexible elongate shaft. The main body comprises a proximal end, a distal end and a housing that extends to the proximal end and the housing comprises a plurality of surfaces and a plurality of insertion inlets which reside on at least one of the surface of the housing at the proximal end of the main body, through which a plurality of channels for endoscopy are accessible. Each of the insertion inlets has insertion axis corresponding thereto, along which flexible elongate assemblies are insertable, with the insertion axes of the insertion inlets being parallel to the central axis of the flexible elongate shaft at the proximal end of the flexible elongate shaft.
WO/2016/148638 A CABLE FOR DATA AND CURRENT TRANSMISSION AND A RELATED APPARATUS||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/000079||PRUFEN PTE LTD||GOH, Siang Thia|
There is provided a cable for data and current transmission which is able to enhance safety for users, amongst other benefits. A related apparatus which provides most of the same benefits to users is also provided.
WO/2016/148639 TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/000082||MIOW, Kit Fong||MIOW, Kit Fong|
Embodiments of the invention relate to a temperature control system and fabrication method thereof. The temperature control system includes an ice pool configured to control air temperature of a given space above a ground surface, the ice pool being recessed in a ground material below the ground surface and includes a multi-layer structure, wherein the multi-layer structure includes in sequence inwardly from exterior of the multi-layer structure: a concrete base layer which provides a casing to the multi-layer structure, a cement sand plaster layer, a first waterproof layer, a thermal insulation layer, a second waterproof layer, a dry sand layer, and a concrete top layer to provide a receptacle for retaining water and ice formed by freezing the water, the concrete top layer having a plurality of refrigeration pipes disposed to freeze the water in the receptacle and control temperature in the receptacle.
WO/2016/148641 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INFORMATION SECURITY THREAT DISRUPTION VIA A BORDER GATEWAY||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/050040||CERTIS CISCO SECURITY PTE LTD||LIM, Keng Leng Albert|
A system and method for disrupting an information security threat that constitutes an attack on a computer asset in a computer network is provided. The provided system and method disrupts this information security threat after the attack on the computer asset has been detected by at least one of the monitoring devices on the affected computer network. An intermediate upstream gateway of the affected computer network is then utilized to disrupt this information security threat. As the detected attack is being disrupted, a mitigation action will be automatically initiated if a mitigation action associated with the attack is stored in the system's database; else information about the attack will be sent to a central command centre for further assessment. At the central command centre, a mitigating action will be further developed and executed to address the intention of the attack.
WO/2016/148637 ELECTROLYSIS SYSTEM||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/000077||H2SG ENERGY PTE LTD||IZGORODIN, Ivan|
An electrolysis cell system (100) for producing hydrogen and oxygen from water comprising: at least ope electrolysis cell (101) including a membrane electrode assembly (102) which comprises at least one pair of gas permeable electrodes (107, 109) comprising an anode (107) and a cathode (109), and an ion conductive electrolyte (108) arranged between each pair of anode (107) and cathode (109); an electrode gas space (104, 106) on the non-electrolyte side of each electrode (107, 109) comprising an anode gas space (104) and a cathode gas space (106), at least one electrode gas space (104) including an inlet (130) and an outlet (132); a recirculating loop (143) for recirculating at least a portion of produced oxygen product gas from the outlet (132) of at least one electrode gas space (104) to the inlet (130) of the respective electrode gas space (104) and through the respective electrode gas space (104); a water supply vessel (142) in fluid communication with the recirculating loop (143), the water supply vessel (142) vaporising water from a water supply (144) utilising heat of vaporisation provided by the respective product gas in the recirculating loop (143) and feeding said water vapour into the recirculating loop (143); and a heat transfer arrangement (105) for transferring heat between the membrane electrode assembly (102) and gas in the anode gas space (104) located in the electrode gas space (104) fluidly connected to the recirculating loop through the inlet and outlet thereof, wherein the heat transfer arrangement (105) is in contact with the membrane electrode assembly (102) and also allows for gas circulation between the membrane electrode assembly (102) and the respective gas space (104).
WO/2016/148656 NEUROGENESIS OF DOPAMINERGIC NEURONS||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2016/050128||NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE||YIM, Evelyn King Fai|
The invention relates to a method of enhancing the differentiation of cells into neurons, wherein the cells are selected from the group multipotent stem cells, pluripotent stem cells and somatic cells, comprising seeding the cells onto a substrate patterned with nano- and/or micro-grating structures, wherein the nano- and/or micro-grating structures are selected from gratings and hierarchical gratings, wherein said hierarchical gratings comprise said gratings with secondary structures at the base of and within the grooves of said gratings, and contacting the cells with medium; said substrates; a composite comprising at least one of said substrate, wells or chambers and either a plurality of said multipotent or pluripotent cells or a plurality of multipotent or pluripotent cell progeny, including cells differentiated therefrom; and a drug screening method involving the use of said composite.
WO/2016/148646 TESTING DEVICE, MICROFLUIDIC CHIP AND NUCLEIC ACID TESTING METHOD||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2016/050116||NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY||CHANG, Joseph Sylvester|
A testing device including a capturing tool connected via a guide structure to a microfluidic chip wherein the microfluidic chip comprises a plurality of chambers connected in a network, a sample receiving port connected to the network and wherein the guide structure is configured to receive the capturing tool for sample transfer to the sample receiving port. Also disclosed is a method for determining mRNA in a tissue using the test device of the invention, and the simultaneous determination of a number of different target mRNAs.
WO/2016/148640 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TWISTING HOLLOW BARS||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/000084||HENG, Kian Yong||HENG, Kian Yong|
A system and method for twisting a hollow bar having one end supported and fixed using a supporting device and the other end attached to one end of a connector; the other end of the connector being connected to a twisting device; the twisting device having at least one pivoted point engaging the connector to enable a twist force applied to the other end of the hollow bar.
WO/2016/148643 USB CABLE||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2015/050401||PRUFEN PTE LTD||GOH, Sian Ee|
A USB cable configured for charging a recipient device with a power source, the USB cable comprising: a first end connector for coupling with the power source, the first end connector comprising a first temperature sensor configured to obtain temperature measurements of the power source; a second end connector for coupling with the recipient device; and a controller module connected with the first end connector and the second end connector, the controller module configured to prevent current from flowing from the power source to the recipient device upon the first temperature sensor detecting an abnormally high temperature of the power source.
WO/2016/148645 OPTOELECTRONIC MODULE FOR SPECTRAL AND PROXIMITY DATA ACQUISITION||WO||22.09.2016|
||PCT/SG2016/050073||HEPTAGON MICRO OPTICS PTE. LTD.||STEINMANN, Lukas|
Optoelectronic modules for proximity determination and ambient light sensing include hybrid optical assemblies configured with multiple field-of-views. The field of view in a region of the hybrid optical assembly can be dedicated to a first detector, while the field of views in another region of the hybrid optical assembly can be dedicated to both the emission of light and ambient light sensing. Embodiments relate particularly to implementation in a mobile phone or other portable electronic devices.