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Storage expansion system
A storage expansion system includes an expansion apparatus and a serial advanced technology attachment dual in-line memory module (SATA DIMM) device. A memory...
A housing of a computer includes a cover, a body, and a locking mechanism. The locking mechanism is mounted on the cover. The locking mechanism includes a...
Reversible input/output (I/O)
A reversible I/O apparatus for a POS terminal includes a housing with a motherboard sled removable from the housing to reverse the I/O peripheral ports of the...
Tablet computer case and associated methods
Tablet computer cases and associated methods are disclosed and described. In one embodiment, a tablet computer case may include a first panel configured to...
Fabric lamination to a component
Techniques for fabric lamination to a component are described. According to various implementations, a single piece of fabric is laminated to a moveable...
Enclosure features of a portable computing device
An enclosure for a portable computing device is disclosed. The enclosure includes a top case and a bottom case. The bottom case includes a retention feature...
Electronic device and apparatus
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first housing, a second housing, a third housing and a first movable member. The first housing...
Flexible touch sensitive display device and control method thereof
A flexible display device including a flexible display unit; and a controller configured to receive a first touch input at a first position on the flexible...
According to one embodiment, a docking unit includes a placement surface which slopes down to a front side of the docking unit and configured to receive an...
Precision docking station for an electronic device having integrated
Disclosed is a docking station for an electronic device including a port block, a first electronic connector of the port block, a retention member of the port...
Electronic device with stackable modules
An electronic device includes a host module and a first expansion module. The first expansion module has a first wall and a second wall substantially parallel...
Impact and contactless gesture inputs for docking stations
A docking station configured to mate to an electronic device enables methods of interacting with the electronic device by impacting (e.g., knocking) on a table...
Crack mitigation in an optically transparent exterior of a portable
A cover glass including a center region and an outer region abutting the center region at an interface. The interface inhibits crack propagation from the outer...
Protecting casing for a portable electronic device
A protecting casing for a portable electronic device has a shell and a detachable actuating panel. The actuating panel has a curved clamping sheet crossing over...
Multi-position under-cabinet mounted control system for a portable touch
Presented is an under-cabinet mounted control system for a portable touch screen device. The control system includes a processor configured for providing an...
High degree of freedom (DOF) controller
Disclosed is a high degree of freedom control apparatus that includes a base attached to a strain gauge assembly movable in three orthogonal directions to...
Adjustable and reconfigurable head array system for a power wheelchair
Certain embodiments provide a head array system for a power wheelchair, including a head array body and one or more lateral arms. The head array body includes...
Bi-directional DC-DC converter with current reference by comparing the
voltage errors of the low and high...
There are provided a power conversion mode control apparatus of a bi-directional DC-DC converter including: a controlling unit determining an overall reference...
Method of controlling frequency, frequency control system, frequency
control apparatus, and program
A method of controlling frequency of a power system by a frequency control system includes: obtaining a frequency control command to keep frequency fluctuation...
Sink/source output stage with operating point current control circuit for
fast transient loading
A voltage regulator is described. It includes an amplification stage to control a voltage level of a first gain node and of a second gain node in response to an...
Low-dropout voltage regulator
The invention is directed to a low-dropout voltage regulator (LDO), including a power transistor, a driving stage circuit, a feedback circuit, a bias power...
Low dropout regulator bleeding current circuits and methods
The present disclosure includes circuits and methods for generating bleeding currents. In one embodiment, a pass transistor of a voltage regulator receives a...
Current control circuit for linear LED driver
Employed within an LED driver operating from the AC power line, the invention controls both input current and output power. With this regulation circuit, input...
HVAC controller with user-friendly installation features with wire
Arrangements for configuring a thermostat for controlling a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system are presented. A thermostat may receive...
Water heating apparatus for continuous heated water flow and method for
use in hydraulic fracturing
A method of hydraulic fracturing of an oil producing formation includes the provision of a heating apparatus which is transportable and that has a vessel for...
Mechanisms for processing wafer
Embodiments of mechanisms for processing a wafer are provided. A method for processing a wafer includes creating an exhaust flow in a fluid conduit assembly...
Takeoff/landing touchdown protection management system
An air/ground contact logic management system for use with fly-by-wire control systems in an aircraft. The system includes a first sensor configured to provide...
Method and device for accommodating items
A device and method are provided, the method including providing a device capable of at least semi-autonomous operation and enabling the device to autonomously...
System and method for automated machine operation
A system for automated operation of a plurality of machines deployed on an underground worksite is provided. The system includes a monitoring module provided...
Mapping active and inactive construction zones for autonomous driving
Aspects of the present disclosure relate to differentiating between active and inactive construction zones. In one example, this may include identifying a...
Method of error detection of an aircraft flight management and guidance
system and high-integrity flight...
A method of error detection of a flight management system coupled with a guidance of an aircraft according to a flight plan, comprises the steps of: generating...
Method and system for monitoring an industrial system involving an eye
A method for notifying at least a first condition in an industrial system by way of a monitoring system in order to draw the attention of an operator monitoring...
Computer program, method, and system for optimized kit nesting
A method, computer program, and system for optimizing kit nesting. The method, computer program, and system include defining a priority for each kit in a...
Oscillator-based path planning for machining of a pocket shape in
A method determines a path of a tool machining a pocket shape in a workpiece. The pocket shape is defined by a closed curve in an x-y plane. The method...
Compound machining method and apparatus
A method of machining a workpiece may include continuously rotating the workpiece, continuously rotating a tool having at least one cutting surface, and...
System and method for identification of contact between a human and a
static implement in a power tool
A method of operating a power tool detects human contact with a non-moving implement in the power tool. The method includes generating a series of samples of an...
Profile gauge, measuring device equipped with the profile gauge, and
A profile gauge that embodies a measurement geometry for a tool that has a toothed profile designed in particular for the skiving of toothed work pieces,...
Apparatus and method for adjusting a voltage in a power distribution
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for performing adjustment to optimize the voltage for each distribution network in a power distribution...
Fascia panel assembly having capacitance sensor operative for detecting
A fascia panel assembly includes an electrically non-conductive fascia panel, an electrically non-conductive isolator, and a capacitance sensor. The sensor...
Solution stabilization for linear program-based control systems
Methods, systems, and devices for choosing a point from a set of optimal solutions defined as the output of a problem in such a way that small perturbations to...
System and method for sealing a syngas cooler
A system includes a syngas cooler and a compatible seal gas system. The syngas cooler may be configured to cool a syngas. The compatible seal gas system may be...
Configuring a set of devices of a structure
Systems, methods and apparatuses for configuring a set of devices of a structure are disclosed. One method includes loading a structure plan to a mobile...
Sensor installation in a building management system
A sensor is installed in a building management system by determining a sensor type of the sensor from among a plurality of supported sensor types based on...
System and method to protect against local control failure using
cloud-hosted control system back-up processing
Systems and methods that use cloud-hosted control system back-up processing to replace the functionality of a failed control panel are provided. Systems can...
Systems and methods for generating an energy usage model for a building
A building management system (BMS) includes a baseline model generator configured to receive an initial set of predictor variables for potential use in an...
Actuating drive, actuating drive system, method for operating an actuating
drive, and method for operating an...
In an actuating drive (1) having an electric motor (2) which is driven by a drive unit (4), it is provided to determine a state of charge of an intermediate...
Back EMF monitor for motor control
An integrated circuit includes a motor current input voltage-to-current (VI) converter that receives a motor current sensor voltage from a motor and a reference...
Automation devices, systems, architectures, and methods for energy
management and other applications
An automation system including a plurality of peripheral devices, each configured to perform at least one function relating to energy consumption in a facility...
Field device for process instrumentation
A field device for process instrumentation comprises a measuring and comparison device and a readable storage element. The measuring and comparison device is...
System for biometric identity confirmation
A biometric identity confirmation system is based on both pulse wave shape data and spirometric data for the subject. During an initial enrollment mode, pulse...