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ENDOSCOPE REPROCESSING APPARATUS
When an opening/closing detecting portion detects that a cover closed, a control portion outputs a signal to an electromagnetic locking switch of a locking...
SCANNING ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME
A scanning endoscope apparatus is provided with: a scanner that has an optical fiber, which guides light coming from a light source and makes the light exit...
ELECTRONIC ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM AND LIGHT SOURCE FOR ENDOSCOPE
An electronic endoscope system includes a light source that emits light having a visible light wavelength region, and an optical filter that has transmission...
In order to perform a superior observation, in which halation is less likely to occur, by achieving uniform illumination from near sites to far sites and by...
IMAGE SENSOR FOR ENDOSCOPIC USE
An endoscopic device having embodiments of a hybrid imaging sensor that optimizes a pixel array area on a substrate using a stacking scheme for placement of...
CONTROLLED PRESSURE ENDOSCOPIC AND PERCUTANEOUS SURGERY
The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for controlling pressure during percutaneous and endoscopic surgeries, including percutaneous renal...
An image-capturing element includes: a first substrate; a plurality of first pixels disposed in a matrix on the first substrate, each of the first pixels...
SWING PRISM ENDOSCOPE
A variable direction of view endoscope is positionable at desired locations within the ear, nose, throat, paranasal sinuses or cranium to accomplish...
PRE-FABRICATED, ON-DEMAND INTERFACE FOR USE IN PROVIDING OPTICAL COUPLING
BETWEEN DISPOSABLE AND REUSEABLE...
A pre-fabricated, on-demand interface provides optical coupling between disposable and reusable portions of a fiber-optic probe. The interface uses a...
INSTRUMENT SLEEVE STRENGTHENING DEVICE
The present invention is directed towards surgical devices and a method used in minimally invasive surgery whereby a device is incorporated into or onto an...
AUTOMATIC SELECTION AND LOCKING OF INTRAORAL IMAGES
A processing device receives an intraoral image of a first intraoral site and determines an identity of the first intraoral site. The processing device then...
LINT REMOVING DEVICE
A lint removing device (10), the device (10) comprising: a housing (12), a roller (14) for holding a lint-removing material (141), wherein the roller (14) and...
SCREEN CLEANING DEVICE WITH BIFURCATED MICROFIBER FINGERS
The present invention relates to a screen cleaning device, comprising first and second finger pads each having a closed-end and an open end opposite thereto...
Dishwasher Support Structures
Support structures for dishwashers are disclosed. An example dishwasher for treating dishes according to a cycle of operation includes a tub defining a...
IMPROVED OVERFLOW SIPHON FOR USE IN A DISHWASHER AND DISHWASHER HAVING THE
The present invention relates to an overflow siphon (1) for use in a dishwasher (2) for draining excess water. The dishwasher (2) comprises a washing tub (3)...
Cleaning Implement with Resilient Projections
A cleaning apparatus such as a bath scrubber with an undulation feature is disclosed. The cleaning apparatus may have a base that is pivotally coupled to a...
FLOOR MOP WITH SCRUBBER
The present invention relates to a floor mop with a handle and mop head having a base, handle connector, and scrubbing mechanism. The base may include a platen...
A surface cleaning apparatus including a cleaning head having a body to sit adjacent a first surface to be cleaned; and a head formation releasably connectable...
Constant Voltage Circuit Module with A Voltage Compensating Unit to
Perform Stepless Speed Regulation on a Motor
This invention relates to a constant voltage circuit module ("CVCM"), which comprises a control IC board, a power source and a voltage compensating unit. When...
AIR FILTER MONITORING
In a method of monitoring pollution of an air filter (Filt1) in a device in which an air flow (A) generated by a fan (F) engaged by a motor (M) passes the air...
CLEANING DEVICE HAVING A NOZZLE FOR CLEANING A SURFACE
Cleaning device for cleaning a surface (20), the cleaning device having a nozzle arrangement (10) comprising: --a brush (12) rotatable about a brush axis (14),...
SUCTION NOZZLE FOR A VACUUM CLEANER
A suction nozzle for a vacuum cleaner, the suction nozzle comprising a suction chamber, an outlet duct extending from the suction chamber for connection to a...
SURFACE CLEANING APPARATUS
A hand vacuum cleaner has a main body housing a suction motor and fan assembly and, a cyclone unit comprising a cyclone and a pre-motor filter housing. The...
PORTABLE EASYP URINAL
The portable urinal of the preferred embodiments comprises a receptacle with a wide opening and internal cavity, where the internal cavity converges towards a...
Hand Dryer and Display
The invention provides a plurality of display devices such as hand dryers, each with a programmed computer display, and all communicating to a central location...
A pocket tissue includes a stack of paper tissues each of which is folded at a plurality of fold portions and a film package that contains the stack, the...
PRODUCT ROLL STORAGE DEVICE
A storage device has a base plate having a length, a width, a thickness and at least two through openings for accepting mounting screws, an annular mounting...
Toilet Paper Holder System
A toilet paper holder system for retaining rolls of toilet paper includes a support surface and rolls of toilet paper. A dispenser is coupled to the support...
PERSONAL CLEANSING AND FLUID APPLICATION APPARATUS
A motorized rotating brush cleansing apparatus having an angularly adjustable handle and replaceable rotating pads which enable cleansing and treatment of a...
FOAMING SOAP DISPENSERS
Various dispensing devices, such as foaming soap pumps, are disclosed. The soap pump can include a fluid storage unit and a fluid handling unit. The fluid...
Pump Assembly Carrying Rasp
A pump assembly for generating and dispensing of particles of a solid material with or without dispensing of a fluid. The pump assembly preferably includes a...
In accordance with one embodiment, a method is disclosed including cutting an opening in a sidewall of a bathtub and providing an overlay to cover the bathtub....
TOOTHBRUSH HOLDER APPARATUS
A toothbrush holder enclosure is provided which includes a three parts: a back plate, a resilient clamp and a front cover. The back plate and front cover form...
Single Serve Scoop and Funnel
A single serving scoop and funnel both conveniently measures a correct amount of brewing extract, and facilitates pouring the measured beverage extract into a...
A colander configured to adapt to various sized containers. The colander is designed to prevent contact with unclean surfaces thus preventing contamination of...
METHOD FOR CONTROLLING MIXER, CONTROLLER AND MIXER
The present invention discloses a method for controlling a mixer, including sending a fan initiation control signal to the fan when obtaining a instruction for...
KITCHEN APPLIANCES WITH SPEED CONTROL
A kitchen appliance has a power switch for controlling supply of power to a motor and a separate control circuit (18) for controlling the speed. A button (14)...
EMERGENCY STOP SYSTEM FOR MIXERS
A food preparation apparatus is presented that has fast-stop capability. It includes a base unit, a mixing container attached to the base unit, a mixing tool...
CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MIXERS
A food mixer is presented having mixing tool detection capability. The food mixer has a base unit with a tool attachment portion, a mixing bowl attached to the...
GEAR SYSTEM FOR MIXERS AND MIXER ATTACHMENTS
A variable-engagement planetary food mixing tool for attachment to a motorized food mixing apparatus is presented. The tool has a body that has a driveshaft...
MIXER APPARATUS AND METHOD
A food mixing machine appliance is presented for mixing ingredients. The machine has a base unit that can rest on a horizontal surface, a motor positioned in...
BLENDING CONTAINER IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM
A blending system is provided for identifying a blending container. The blending system may include an attachment member that attaches to a blending container....
HIGH SPEED BLENDER/SMOOTHIE MACHINE
A kitchen appliance includes a housing, a container seat disposed proximate an upper portion of the housing, and a container defining a processing chamber. The...
FOOD PROCESSOR SYSTEM
A base for a food processing system is provided including a housing configured to couple with a complementary container. The housing includes a bottom surface....
NO-BEAN DETECTION FOR COFFEE BEAN GRINDER
A method for detecting a state of a coffee bean grinder includes providing a supply voltage to a motor of a grinding apparatus, and monitoring with a motor...
Multi-Level Compartmentalized Insert for a Food Holding Cabinet Having At
Least One Independent Sliding...
An insert for a food holding cabinet provides multiple, individual food holding compartments, which can be operated as encapsulated environments. The insert is...
Cooking Grill Using Pellet Fuel
A cooking grill includes a container defining a combustion area and a cooking surface over the combustion area. The grill features a pellet burner unit...
Grill Assemblies And Interchangeable Removable Units For Grill Assemblies
An apparatus for supplying gaseous fuel to a kamado-style grill is disclosed. The kamado-style grill includes a vessel and a fire bowl positioned within the...
Kitchen Appliance with an Improved Temperature Probe Jack Receiver Cover
A jack receiver for a kitchen cooking appliance includes a bracket mounted to the appliance. The bracket includes an aperture for receiving a thermometer...
Sandwich Making Appliance and Method of Making a Sandwich with the Same
A small cooking appliance comprises a bottom housing, a top housing, and a ring assembly. The bottom housing has a top surface that forms a bottom cooking...