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Vehicle system, portable device, and vehicle-mounted device
A vehicle system includes a vehicle-mounted device mounted to a vehicle and a portable device portable by a user, and performs a control to the vehicle...
Electronic appliance status notification via a home entertainment system
A method of notifying a user of a status of an electronic appliance is presented. Examples of the electronic appliance may include, but are not limited to,...
Interactive energy device for environmental stewardship
A method, system and apparatus for operating an energy-using device are disclosed. Current data related to operation of the energy-using device is received at a...
Method for operating an electrical system of a motor vehicle and bus
system having master and slave controllers...
A method operates an onboard power supply system in a motor vehicle. The onboard power supply system has a master controller and a slave controller, in which...
Safety critical control system that includes control logic or machine
readable instructions that selectively...
This disclosure involves a method of controlling a safety critical control device, the method comprising: sending user inputs to a first state machine,...
Methods and systems for determining authenticity of a consumable product
Methods and systems are described to determine authenticity of a consumable product. The determining of authenticity may include communicating with a listing...
Apparatus and method for preventing an information storage device from
falling from a removable device
An information storage device installed in a removable device configured to be removably installed in an image forming apparatus body, includes: an information...
Stackable optical fiber adapter
The present disclosure provides a stackable optical fiber adapter including shell members, a base with mating parts formed at front and rear sides thereof, and...
Electroacoustic method of conductivity measurement through casing
The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatuses for evaluating a porous earth formation. The method may include estimating a value of at least one...
Gamma radiation detection device
A gamma radiation detection device (1) includes a scintillator element (2) and an optical detector (3) in optical communication with the scintillator element...
Method and apparatus for locating mobile receivers using a wide area
reference network for propagating ephemeris
A method and apparatus for distribution and delivery of global positioning system (GPS) satellite telemetry data using a communication link between a central...
RSSI positioning method based on frequency-hopping spread spectrum
An RSSI positioning method based on frequency-hopping spread spectrum technology, comprising: calibration stage: measuring the RSSI values of a plurality of...
Addressable tap domain selection circuit, interface select and instruction
This disclosure describes a reduced pin bus that can be used on integrated circuits or embedded cores within integrated circuits. The bus may be used for serial...
Apparatus and cartridge for hemostasis testing
A sample testing cartridge is usable to perform a variety of tests on a visco-elastic sample, such hemostasis testing on a whole blood or blood component...
SO.sub.x gas sensor and method of measuring concentration of SO.sub.x gas
An SO.sub.x gas sensor includes a first solid electrolyte member composing a part of a wall of a gas reduction chamber and provided with a first gas introducing...
Multi-color pyrometry imaging system and method of operating the same
A multi-color pyrometry imaging system for a high-temperature asset includes at least one viewing port in optical communication with at least one...
Fiber optic directional acoustic sensor
A fiber optic acoustic sensor and a method of using same. The sensor includes a light emitting diode and a fiber optic probe having a transmitting multimode...
Vehicle localization and transmission method and system using a plurality
of communication methods
A vehicle localization system and method uses a hybrid communication layer. The system and method detect a vehicle location and transmit the vehicle location to...
Position input into a navigation device of a vehicle
A method for inputting position data into a navigation device of a vehicle, includes the steps: --displaying (10) positions on a graphical output unit of a...
Non-contact electrical machine air gap measurement tool
A measuring kit for contactless measuring of the air gap distance between a frame mounted pole and core of a rotor includes a capacitance sensor which generates...
Base insert for polymer ammunition cartridges
An insert for a high strength polymer-based cartridge casing can include an outside, an inside formed within the insert, and a back end disposed at a rear of...
Automatic simulation recoiler for converting a firearm into a simulator
An automatic recoiler for converting a firearm into a simulator includes a sealed cylinder with a piston. A piston rod extends from the piston through the...
Transmission having a fluid cooling shroud
A transmission having improved heat dissipation components is disclosed. The transmission includes a housing having housing walls defining an internal chamber...
Icemaker with swing tray
A clear ice making system and method utilizes an ice forming tray pivotally connected to opposing side walls of an icemaker housing. Ice forming fingers of a...
Systems and methods for controlling gas powered appliances
A control system for controlling a gas powered water heater includes a thermoelectric generator to provide electrical power at a first voltage, a valve control...
Communication module, multi-type air conditioning apparatus using the
same, and control method thereof
A multi-type air conditioning apparatus including an outdoor unit, indoor units, and a communication line, each of the outdoor unit and the indoor units...
Integrated controller an HVAC system
The disclosure provides, in one aspect, an integrated controller for a HVAC system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated controller includes: (1) an...
Air handling system and methods of operating same
An air handling system for handling air and contaminants within an indoor gun range is provided. The air handling system includes a conditioning unit coupled to...
Evaporative HVAC apparatus
An evaporative HVAC apparatus is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the apparatus provides an at least one housing having an inner surface that defines a...
Modular vent hood blower kit for in-line or external application
A vent hood kit comprises a canopy assembly having an intake end and an outlet end, a blower housing selectively and alternatively coupled with the exhaust end...
Fuel nozzle for use in a turbine engine and method of assembly
A fuel nozzle for use in a turbine engine is provided. The fuel nozzle includes at least one premixer tube including a tube wall and a plurality of perforations...
LED lighting and connecting system
An LED lighting system comprising at least one LED luminaire is provided. An LED luminaire may comprise at least one longitudinally extending LED light source,...
Fittings for pipes, and presses for installing the fittings to pipes
A fitting for a pipe generally includes a saddle for coupling the fitting to the pipe and a tap for establishing fluid communication between the fitting and the...
Two-stage variable force solenoid
A two-stage, variable force, solenoid control valve for regulating fluid pressure can include a valve body having a pilot fluid passage, including a metering...
A bypass valve and a valve assembly including a bypass valve are disclosed. The bypass valve includes a manifold having 4 ports and a valve stem including two...
Anti-siphon one-way valve
An anti-siphon one-way valve includes a valve seat, a valve core, a return spring, and a Y-shaped ring. The valve seat has an inlet and an outlet. The valve...
3-way inline air operated valve
A control valve includes a body, a first end cap, a second end cap, an insert, and a piston. The first end cap, second end cap, and insert are removably secured...
In a valve box that makes up a gate valve, a balance room is disposed on one side wall that faces toward a processing chamber. In the balance room, a first seal...
Cartridge seal for a centrifugal pump
A cartridge seal for centrifugal pump comprises a shaft tube assembly attached to a structure. A shaft tube of the shaft tube assembly receives a shaft of the...
Push-button shifter assembly with button state determination logic
A vehicle or other system includes an actuator assembly operable to achieve a selected operating state of the system in response to an electronic state...
Hydraulic system for a driveline disconnect with independent drive rear
A hydraulic actuation system (10) and method of assembly for disconnecting a secondary driveline (27) can be used in an all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicle (14)...
Hydraulic control system with ETRS and multiplexed clutch control for a
An electronic transmission range selection hydraulic control system includes a source of pressurized hydraulic fluid, a first mode valve assembly in fluid...
Emergency subsystem for a fluid system
A fluid system includes an emergency subsystem and a main subsystem in fluid communication with a working element. The main subsystem is in fluid communication...
A damping valve includes a valve seat member having a port and a first valve seat surrounding the port, a main valve body seated on or unseated from the first...
Lubricating structure for friction engagement element of automatic
A friction engagement element (CLx) is provided radially outside of a peripheral wall portion (32) of a clutch drum (30) and configured to be engaged by a...
Vibration damping system by means of a hydraulic actuation system
A vibration damping system by means of a hydraulic actuation system, in particular for rolling mills, comprising at least one hydraulic actuator (1) having a...
Piston pump and motor
A plunger pump or plunger motor includes a block accommodating a first cylindrical chamber and a plunger movable in this chamber and a drive shaft connected to...
Bearing device for turbocharger
A bearing for a turbocharger includes a bearing housing having a bearing portion of the turbocharger, a rotor shaft penetrating the interior of the bearing...
Back pressure relief motor control for a non-bleeder turbine style HVLP
A high volume low pressure (HVLP) turbine assembly includes a housing having a turbine which includes a turbine fan rotatable within a turbine casing. A...
Gas pumping and treatment device
A device for pumping and treating gases is disclosed. The device features a stator having a plurality of pumping stages connected in series one after another...