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Communication coupling interface
Systems, apparatuses, and devices for facilitating communication. An apparatus a first interface configured for coupling with a first pin pattern of an optical...
Optical imaging probe
This document discusses, among other things, a connector for an optical imaging probe that includes one or more optical fibers communicating light along the...
Apparatus and method for detecting fracture geometry using acoustic
An electro-acoustic system for downhole telemetry employs a series of communications nodes spaced along a string of casing within a wellbore. The nodes allow...
Method and system for low-frequency pressurized source
A source element for generating seismic waves includes a housing; a partitioning element placed inside the housing and configured to split the housing in a...
Systems and methods for handheld device based battery efficient context
monitoring, detection of a vehicular...
A method performed in connection with a handheld communication device for monitoring a context in a battery efficient manner and for detecting a vehicular...
Surveillance and tracking system and method
A system for detecting object movement including a sensory network having at least one sensory device using modulated radar for detecting an object in proximity...
Method of system compensation to reduce the effects of self interference
in frequency modulated continuous wave...
An altimeter system is provided. The altimeter system includes a receiver mixer including an antenna-input and a local-oscillator-input; a transceiver...
Radar detection for adjacent segments in wireless communications
A method and apparatus are disclosed for searching for a radar signal within signals received by a wireless device. The wireless device may receive signals...
Circuit and antenna design for small form factor internet of things
A mobile device is described for tracking an object and sensing an environment of the object. The mobile device includes a circuit board that is loaded with...
Tester having an application specific electronics module, and systems and
methods that incorporate or use the same
In one embodiment, an automated test equipment (ATE) system includes a tester having a tester electronics module, an application specific electronics module,...
Large scale automated test system reconfiguration
A large scale automated test system employs one or more relay boxes that contain and support one or more relay boards. Each relay board is operated to...
Sensorless current sensing methods for power electronic converters
In one example embodiment, an apparatus includes a power electronics switching circuit having a semiconductor switch and a device in communication with the...
Ported parallel plate flow chamber and methods for use thereof
Flow chambers are provided. In some embodiments, the flow chambers include an inner panel having at least one flow channel having an inlet/outlet opening on...
Determining properties of OBM filtrates
Methods and apparatus for operating a downhole tool within a wellbore adjacent a subterranean formation to pump contaminated fluid from the formation into the...
Pre-column heating of mobile phase solvent in chromatography systems
An apparatus for heating a flowing fluid includes a tubing assembly, a heater block made of thermally conductive material, and a heater cartridge in thermal...
Instrument and method for the automated thermal treatment of liquid
An instrument and a method for the automated thermal treatment of liquid samples are disclosed. An inter-distance between a temperature-controlled receptacle...
Thrust bias detection system
A thrust bias detection system for a mobile machine is disclosed. The mobile machine may have a first track assembly and a second track assembly. The thrust...
Ambient temperature measurement
A temperature measuring device includes a heat plate exposed to the ambient, one or more sensor chips, and one or more device electronics that include a power...
Monitoring system for perishable or temperature-sensitive product
transportation and storage
Monitoring and reporting of the temperature and/or other conditions of perishable and/or temperature sensitive products during transportation and storage is...
A firefighting monitor includes logic circuitry for determining the reaction force caused by the flow of firefighting fluid therethrough. The reaction force may...
Communication of flight management computer data via a wireless interface
of a control display unit
A method includes generating a first flight management computer (FMC) data request at a data capture component of a control display unit (CDU). The method...
Method and system for using relationship information from a social network
to enable mobile device...
This disclosure relates to systems and methods of operating a mobile communications device (MCD) associated with a user utilizing social relationships defined...
Electronic system with prediction mechanism and method of operation
An electronic system includes: a communication unit for providing a factor; a storage unit, coupled to the communication unit, for consolidating history with...
Indoor positioning system
An indoor positioning system and method of localizing a person/object in an indoor environment by identifying the orientation and direction of a person/object...
Data acquisition devices, systems and method for analyzing strain sensors
and monitoring turbine component strain
Data acquisition devices for analyzing reference objects and systems for monitoring turbine component deformation are provided. A data acquisition device has a...
This invention provides a novel solution for an arrow optimized for in flight and post flight tracking. The arrow comprises a module that is placed inside the...
Ambient laminar gas flow distribution in laser processing systems
A method and apparatus for annealing semiconductor substrates is disclosed. The apparatus has an annealing energy source and a substrate support, with a shield...
An apparatus for drying headwear is provided, including a main member, at least one light source, and at least one air source. The main member includes an outer...
Merchandiser including power-generating thermal recovery system
A refrigerated merchandiser including a case defining a product display area to support product and a refrigeration system at least partially coupled to the...
Refrigerator with automatic liquid dispenser
A refrigerator includes a cabinet defining a fresh food compartment and a door pivotally mounted to the cabinet and including an interior surface in...
System and method for storing thermal energy
A thermal energy storage system includes a container positioned within a surrounding body of water and comprising a container wall. The wall has an interior...
Gas valve with communication link
This disclosure relates generally to valves, and more particularly, to gas valve assemblies. In one example, the valve assembly may include a valve body with an...
Vortex flame device capable of being manually ignited safely
A vortex flame device includes a flow guiding mechanism integrated from two half flow guiding mechanisms and with which a fuel reservoir is adapted to connect....
LED lamp and method of making the same
A lighting device includes a multi-faceted heat sink with facets in a center portion facing outward. The facets form a central enclosed portion, and the heat...
Apparatus and method for generating an appearance of animation
In an aspect, an apparatus and method are provided for creating an illusion of animation of a subject shape. The apparatus includes a screen, an intermediate...
Lighting device with flexible circuits having light-emitting diodes
positioned thereupon and associated methods
A lighting device has a base, an optic defining an optical chamber, a driver circuit positioned in electrical communication with the base, and a flexible...
A valve element has a packing material, whose one side surface touches and leaves a valve seat as a sealing surface, and a support member, which is driven in...
End fittings for drive shaft assemblies
An end fitting for a drive shaft includes a shaft weld side having a face configured for fluid communication with an interior of a shaft with the shaft weld...
Original type damping-adjustable shock absorber
An original type damping-adjustable shock absorber is revealed. An adjustment rod is mounted into a through hole of a piston body while a knob is disposed on a...
Suspension damper with by-pass valves
A vehicle damper is described. The vehicle damper includes: a cylinder; a piston within the cylinder; a working fluid within the cylinder; a reservoir in fluid...
Bicycle with suspension
A bicycle can include a suspension system with a shock absorber. The shock absorber can have a sag position which can be adjustable. Sag refers to the amount of...
Face mount interface for an electro-hydraulic actuator
A hydraulic cylinder has a main body portion with a piston bore extending in a longitudinal direction of the main body portion from a first end to a second end...
Centrifugal fluid machine
A centrifugal fluid machine includes an impeller (4) that has a front shroud (41) arranged on one side in an axial direction, a rear shroud (42) arranged on the...
Method of controlling a pump and motor
Embodiments of the invention provide a variable frequency drive system and a method of controlling a pump driven by a motor with the pump in fluid communication...
Liquid ring compressor
A liquid-ring, rotating-casing compressor comprises a shaft carrying an impeller having a core and a plurality of radially extending vanes rotatably coupled to...
Variable displacement swash plate compressor
A variable displacement swash plate compressor that includes a cylinder bore, a swash plate chamber, a swash plate, and a double head piston, which defines...
Enhanced engine performance with fuel temperature control
Methods and systems for utilizing heated fuel to compensate for a low cetane number, cetane number variance and sub-optimal engine cold-start performance in...
Nozzle with contoured orifice surface and method of making same
A nozzle for a member of a fuel combustion system of an engine includes a hollow nozzle body. The nozzle body includes an outer surface, an inner surface, and...
Fuel injection nozzle
A fuel injection nozzle includes: a nozzle body having a plurality of injection holes; and a needle accommodated in the nozzle body to inject a DME fuel...
Pressure relief valve for single plunger fuel pump
A fuel pump including a low pressure infeed leading to a pumping chamber, a pumping plunger for pressurizing fuel in the pumping chamber, an outlet valve for...