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System and method to modify audio components in an online environment
A system and method to modify audio components in an online environment based on avatar characteristics and/or inventory items. The system includes a component...
Transitioning between two power states based on user related signals
Systems, methods, and machine-readable media transitioning between two power states based on user-related signals are provided. A computing device in a first...
Performing selected operations using low power-consuming processors on
In one embodiment, a first computing device receives a communication from a second computing device; and if the communication is a ping from the second...
Service processor (SP) initiated data transaction with BIOS utilizing
power off commands
Certain aspects direct to systems and methods to perform service processor (SP) initiated data transaction with a host computer utilizing power off commands. In...
Method for producing a color image and imaging device employing same
A method of producing a color image using a display comprised of pixels comprising red, green and blue primary color subpixels. The method comprises reducing...
Vehicle shifter assembly
A shift lever assembly may be used to shift among gears of a vehicle transmission. The shift lever assembly may be of a so-called shift-by-wire type where a...
Back pressure regulator
A paint circulating system back pressure regulator comprises a flow passage for paint, at least part of which is disposed between a fixed structure and a...
System and method for detecting and defeating a drone
The invention is directed to a system for detecting and defeating a drone. The system has a detection antenna array structured and configured to detect the...
Remote control system and method and usage related to such a system
The invention relates to a remote control system (195) comprising mobile units (190, 1102, 1105), and a by control means (106, 110) provided controller unit for...
Control environment change communication
An automation control system is provided that includes a first component that stores state information of an object of the automation control system....
System and method for parameterizing field devices of an automation or
A system for parameterizing field devices of an automation or control system includes a higher-ranking unit, which is connected via a first communication link...
Method and apparatus for deploying industrial plant simulators using cloud
A system and method for operating a remote plant simulation system is disclosed. The system and method uses a light application at the plant to collect relevant...
Developer supply container and developer supplying apparatus
A developer supply container includes a developer accommodating chamber; a discharge opening; a fluid communication path connecting with the discharge opening;...
Mask-mounting apparatus for exposure machine
A mask-mounting apparatus for an exposure machine, which comprises: a mask frame (8) for securing a mask (9); a gas cell (6, 7) provided beneath the mask frame...
Optical network element
An optical network element has a light source which provides an optical signal that is fed to at least two modulators. Each modulator provides an optical...
Method and system to create custom, user-specific eyewear
Systems and methods for creating fully custom products from scratch without exclusive use of off-the-shelf or pre-specified components. A system for creating...
Projection optical apparatus and image projection apparatus
A disclosed projection optical apparatus includes a plurality of lenses, each of the lenses having a flat surface in a part of an outer circumference; a lens...
A breakout cable includes a data-lane module comprising a plurality of data lanes configured to send and receive a plurality of data signals, a plurality of...
All-optical spatial domain multiplexing de-multiplexer
An optical-to-optical inline spatial domain multiplexing (SDM) de-multiplexer for SDM communication comprising a plurality of concentric core layers each having...
Dust detection apparatus and dust detection method
A dust detection apparatus includes a dust measuring unit that measures an amount of dust in air, a controller that determines a moving direction of the dust...
Polled time-of-flight response
Embodiments of a communication station and method for time-of-flight (ToF) location determination in a wireless network are generally described herein. In some...
Systems and methods for determining locations of wireless sensor nodes in
an asymmetric network architecture
Systems and methods for determining location information for sensor nodes in a wireless asymmetric network are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an apparatus...
Determining method, computer product, determining apparatus, and
A determining method executed by a processor includes obtaining distance information that indicates a distance between monitoring apparatuses disposed to...
Ultrasonic-wave communication system
Provided is an ultrasonic-wave communication system where the influence of ambient noise and the Doppler effect are suppressed and where a user of a portable...
Dual power-source communication testing apparatus and communication
testing method thereof
A dual power-source testing apparatus for testing a communication board and communication testing method thereof are disclosed. The communication testing...
Friction apparatus and method for measuring lubricity of downhole fluids
A lubricity testing apparatus may have a first surface configured for moving against a second surface, a second surface, a measurement device in communication...
Dynamic recipe control
Nutritional substance systems and methods are disclosed enabling the tracking and communication of changes in nutritional, organoleptic, and aesthetic values of...
Waveguide-based optical scanning systems
A scanning sensor system, methods of use and kits for detecting a biologically active analyte are provided. The scanning senor system includes a light source, a...
Water weather station for monitoring changes in water quality
This invention presents a Water Weather Station system and method for monitoring changes in water quality comprising a water quality monitoring unit, a digital...
Aspiration-free well plate apparatus and methods
A well plate includes a including a top portion, a bottom portion and a membrane disposed between the top portion and the bottom portion. The top portion...
A pressure indicator: a body having a pressure chamber which has an inlet for communication with a fluid; a resilient diaphragm having a periphery sealed...
Slip ring containment band
A slip ring has a rotating portion configured to take in signals from rotating electric transmission elements, and communicate those signals into a static...
Method and system for gas temperature measurement
A temperature measurement system includes a plurality of filaments. The plurality of filaments are configured to emit thermal radiation in a relatively broad...
Redundant data communication system for confirming a fuel event and method
An inventory of a consumable is managed by positioning a sensor within a storage tank holding the consumable and determining the volume of the consumable in the...
System for determining a liquid quantity and orientation
A system including a vessel, an image capturing device, and a processor. The vessel at least partially contacts a liquid, wherein the liquid has a liquid...
Remote location monitoring
A remote location monitoring system, for example, a home monitoring or weather monitoring system may include one or more sensors and/or receivers at a remote...
Determining downstream load in a distribution network
Disclosed are various embodiments for calculating a downstream load in a power distribution network. A power distribution network may comprise smart meters...
User device and system
A first user device comprises a first communication interface and a second communication interface. The first user device has digital first map information and...
Terminal, vehicle communicating with terminal and method of controlling
A vehicle that communicates with an external terminal, the vehicle comprising: a location obtaining unit configured to receive satellite signals from a...
Mapping techniques using probe vehicles
Vehicle-mounted device includes an inertial measurement unit (IMU) having at least one accelerometer or gyroscope, a GPS receiver, a camera positioned to obtain...
Systems and methods for phase measurements
Preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems for phase measurement of biological materials which can be applied to the fields of, for...
Apparatus and method of using impedance resonance sensor for thickness
An apparatus for, and methods of use for, measuring film thickness on an underlying body are provided. The apparatus may include at least one Impedance...
Safety system and method for remotely disabling a weapon
A weapon including a first portion of a disarming protection circuit integrated into a removable magazine clip. The first portion of the disarming protection...
Cooling of weapons with graphite foam
Disclosed are examples of an apparatus for cooling a barrel 12 of a firearm 10 and examples of a cooled barrel assembly 32 for installation into an existing...
Methods, devices and systems for extraction of thermal energy from a heat
conducting metal conduit
Provided are methods, devices and systems for controlled removal of thermal energy from a fluid within a thermally conducting metal conduit. The system allows...
Heat exchangers with floating headers
A heat exchanger is comprised of two heat exchanger sections, at least one of which is provided with a floating header to accommodate differential thermal...
Modular heat treatment system
A plurality of substantially identical, thermally and/or atmospherically isolated modules can be employed to effect a treatment process. Each module can include...
Refrigerator with rotatable shelves
A refrigerator is provided with rotatable shelves for easy food/item access and cleaning. In one embodiment a stationary or fixed shelf includes a rotatable...
Ice delivery method for modular cooling system
A refrigerator includes a removable cooling module that defines a cavity. The removable cooling module includes a cooling unit and an ice maker disposed in the...
Pulse width modulated multiple heater control
A system includes, in one example, a first heater device, a second heater device, and a temperature sensor, each disposed within a fluid flow. The system...