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System and method for removing carbon dioxide from an atmosphere and
global thermostat using the same
A system for removing carbon dioxide from an atmosphere to reduce global warming including an air extraction system that collects carbon dioxide from the...
Filter chambers and self-cleaning apparatus for vacuum systems
Industrial vacuum systems are disclosed, as are filter chambers for industrial vacuum systems and other filtration applications. The filter chambers in these...
Spin-on filter with external threads and methods
A filter arrangement for threadably securing to a filter head includes a housing having a surrounding wall defining an interior volume, an open mouth providing...
Modular beer pong table constructed of easily interchangeable modules
A modular beer pong table comprising a plurality of planar members. Each planar member having the ability to connect to any other planar member indiscriminately...
Drug delivery device
A mechanism in the body is used to drive a piston rod and comprises means for guiding the movement of the piston rod relatively to the body while delivering the...
Apparatus and method for implanting collapsible/expandable prosthetic
Apparatus for delivering a prosthetic heart valve into a patient by means that are less invasive than conventional open-chest, open-heart surgery. The...
Low cost low profile inflatable bone tamp
An inflatable bone tamp for performing a minimally invasive surgical procedure includes a shaft having a primary region and a reduced diameter region, and an...
A muscle stimulator that may be used during ARM surgeries is disclosed that may be constructed from (1) a widely available low cost (e.g., $200 per unit)...
Adjustable grilling platform
An apparatus is adapted to be placed over an open flame source and employed as a grilling surface for cooking. The apparatus further has a flat grilling...
Reach-in door for refrigerated cabinets
A door is constructed for a refrigerated cabinet and includes an insulated glass IG unit of rectangular shape and a frame surrounding the unit. The frame is...
Support surface assembly and tensioning method for a sleeping person
A kit (100) for constructing a support surface (10) for a sleeping person. The kit (100) comprises: an air-permeable layer (20) having at least one pair of...
Support members and storage assemblies incorporating the support members
A storage assembly can include a first storage unit and at least one support member. The at least one support member can include a support member first end and...
Modular ease-of-use shelving system
A bracket is for use in a modular construction system, wherein plates are mechanically connected in a releasable manner to form a structure. The plates comprise...
Construction set element
Air conditioning duct for construction equipment
Meter panel for construction equipment
Uplink MU-MIMO method and system
The present invention provides an uplink MU-MIMO method. The method includes: sending, by a user equipment, a sounding reference signal to a base station, so...
Imaging apparatus and its control method and program
The imaging apparatus has: a first exposure mode in which an exposure condition is determined based on pixel data generated by photoelectrically converting, by...
Portable terminal and method
Provided is a portable terminal capable of efficiently storing untransmitted print object data as print data in a non-volatile storage unit, and restarting...
Constructing virtual motherboards and virtual storage devices
Described herein are various technologies pertaining to a computing system architecture that facilitates construction of virtual motherboards and virtual...
Source separation using nonnegative matrix factorization with an
automatically determined number of bases
Methods and systems for source separation based on determining a number of bases for a nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF) model are disclosed. A method...
Efficient data encoding
A source data set is processed to produce a symbol table and a distribution without using a tree construct or any tree-related processing. The symbol table and...
Low-inertia direct drive having high power density
The invention relates to electric machines having permanent excitation, having a very high specific torque and a high power density when correspondingly...
Multiple aperture hand-held laser therapy apparatus
A hand-held therapeutic laser apparatus with a special opto-mechanical construction, which enables changeability of a front collimating lens to create different...
Spatially distributed laser resonator
A distributed resonator laser system using retro-reflecting elements, in which spatially separated retroreflecting elements define respectively a power...
Silicon oxide particles, making method, lithium ion secondary battery, and
Silicon oxide particles each comprising an inner portion having an iron content of 10-1,000 ppm and an outer portion having an iron content of up to 30 ppm are...
Magnetic pulse welding in medical power manufacturing
A magnetic pulse welding process for joining a current collector to a terminal pin in the construction of electrochemical cells is described. The magnetic pulse...
Lead frame for mounting LED elements, lead frame with resin, method for
manufacturing semiconductor devices,...
A lead frame for mounting LED elements includes a frame body region and a large number of package regions arranged in multiple rows and columns in the frame...
Germanium metal-contact-free near-IR photodetector
A Ge-on-Si photodetector constructed without doping or contacting Germanium by metal is described. Despite the simplified fabrication process, the device has...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A number of variations may include a method that may include depositing a first layer on a first semiconductor epi layer (epitaxial layer) in an overlying...
Search system comprising first and second search units with different
search schemes that respectively use...
A search system is obtained by combining a TCAM and a search engine not using the TCAM. The search engine not using the TCAM is constructed using a...
Overhead sign hanging system
An overhead sign display system is provided for facilitating the hanging of overhead retail signs, banners and the like upon a line stretched across opposing...
Product identification system and method
A product information communication system comprising a product, a product identification device retained relative to the product, product identifying...
System to construct an improved view of a process
The proper visualization of a business process plays a key role in analyzing, changing, simulating and monitoring the business process. Most BPMS systems today,...
System and method for describing image outlines
The present invention relates to the field of image processing and methodologies to construct a descriptor from binary silhouette images. The method comprises...
Method and apparatus for implementing a task plan including transmission
of one or more test messages
A method, computing device and computer program product are provided in order to implement a test plan in an efficient manner. In the context of a method, a...
Concurrent timing-driven topology construction and buffering for VLSI
A system and method for topology construction for long and complex fan-out networks such as encountered in microprocessors include a modified Steiner tree...
Unified online content manager apparatuses, methods, and systems
Apparatuses, methods, and systems for transforming user identification information and user selection data inputs into a profile data output, a generated query...
System and method for generating phrases
Techniques are disclosed for generating phrases for selection by users communicating in an online virtual world environment. A phrase generation engine...
System and method for operating a computer application with spreadsheet
The present invention provides a method for operating a computer application with spreadsheet functionality. The method comprising receiving one or more inputs...
Generating a collage for rendering on a client computing device
Various technologies pertaining to generation of a client collage are described herein. A creator can construct a computer-implemented collage by selecting a...
Enterprise web application constructor system and method
A web-based application constructor can be used to construct a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data...
Detecting an abnormal subsequence in a data sequence
A method for detecting abnormal subsequences in data sequence includes constructing a hierarchical data structure of a target subsequence, each node in a...
Retroreflecting optical construction
Retroreflecting optical constructions are disclosed. A disclosed retroreflecting optical construction includes a retroreflecting layer that has a...
Profiling tool for determining material thickness for inspection sites
having complex topography
A phased array ultrasonic probe may be mounted to a component to be inspected for wall thickness on an apparatus that includes a split ring adapted to be...
Method and device for detecting, in particular, refracting defects
An in-line method for optically inspecting transparent or translucent containers (3) comprises illuminating each container with a light source that presents...
Method for amplification-free nucleic acid detection on optofluidic chips
An optofluidic platform is constructed so as to comprise a planar, liquid-core integrated optical waveguides for specific detection of nucleic acids. Most...
Normalized process dynamics
A sensing system includes a filter construction module that constructs a high pass filter for filtering sensor values indicative of a process variable, the...
Light fixture assembly with pivoting reflector assembly and lens assembly
A light fixture assembly includes a housing having an interior surface, a ballast mounted on the interior surface of the housing, a first reflector releasably...
Apparatus for controlling construction equipment engine and control method
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for controlling an engine of construction equipment, the apparatus including: a lever for generating a first signal when...