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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...
Hand held exercise and fitness device
The present invention is directed to Hand Held Exercise and Fitness Devices that deals with exercise, fitness and therapeutic massage that may be held in the...
Augmented reality panorama supporting visually impaired individuals
There is presented a system and method for providing real-time object recognition to a remote user. The system comprises a portable communication device...
Implantable medical devices constructed of shape memory material
Medical apparatus (100) is provided for insertion into a mammalian body. The apparatus (100) includes structural stent elements (110), at least a portion of...
Orthopedic implant system
A surgical instrument configured to introduce a spinal fixation rod into a vertebral implant. When the spinal fixation rod is engaged with the surgical...
Polyaxial plate rod system and surgical procedure
A spinal fixation device includes a bone screw, a nut, a bearing, a slider, and a plate construct. The screw has a head with a nut connection and a screw...
Load-sharing rip-stop double row repairs
A load sharing rip-stop construct and technique for soft tissue repair, particularly rotator cuff repair. A suture tape is inserted through the soft tissue...
Blood sample collection
Apparatus includes: a housing, the housing having an aperture; a shaft; and plural blood sample collection members supported on the shaft. The apparatus is...
Roller assembly for an appliance
A roller assembly for an appliance such as e.g., a rack assembly of a dishwashing appliance is provided. The roller assembly is connected to e.g., the rack of...
Blow molded resin furniture having a stabilizing box structure
The invention involves a system and method for constructing lawn furniture. The system includes box type beam members as well as a large box structure supported...
Tool holder with cylindrical holder body
A tool holder has a holder body with a generally cylindrical sidewall extending along a central longitudinal axis between an open first end and a second end...
Method of knitting a knitted component for an article of footwear
An article of footwear incorporates a textile upper. The upper comprises a knitted component. The knitted component may be warp knitted. The knitted component...
Article to protect thumb
The present invention is an article for supporting a thumb in a glove or sports glove having a circular main body, said body defining a thumb insertion cavity;...
A pet toy is constructed of a resilient material that stretches and returns to its original shape when at rest. The toy further has a spiral, coiled, or wound...
Multi-purpose spade having detachable tip
A multi-purpose spade includes a spade head having a "V"-shaped cutout; a detachable tip constructed to substantially conform to the "V"-shaped cutout of the...
Fiber optic cable distribution box
A fiber optic cable distribution box has an interface compartment for interfacing a first set of fibers when routed inside the compartment, with a second set of...
Circuit board multi-functional hole system and method
A method and system for constructing a printed circuit board with multifunctional holes. A first conductive material is deposited into a hole in a substrate to...
Microwave oven having hood
A microwave oven having a hood is provided. The microwave oven may more efficiently suction air containing contaminants, thereby more efficiently preventing...
Method and apparatus for assigning slot
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for assigning slot. The method includes: constructing an HELLO packet, the HELLO packet...
Digital speaker system and electrical connection method for digital
A digital speaker system that effectively uses the characteristic of a signal processing circuit is constructed. A digital speaker system 1 having plural...
Video image distribution method
A video image distribution method used in a mobile electronic device is disclosed to include the step of controlling the video camera and starting image capture...
Efficient image transmission
A mobile telephone (10, 20) receives, constructs and displays an image (32) from a server (18) over a mobile telephone network (12, 16, 18) where the server...
Media playlist construction for virtual environments
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for generating song playlists for use in an immersive virtual environment. Generally, playlists may be generated...
Techniques for metadata-driven dynamic content serving
Techniques for metadata-driven dynamic content serving. Metadata content is stored as a source instance. The metadata content is utilized to provide...
Network control apparatus and method for creating and modifying logical
A network controller for managing several managed switching elements that forward data in a network that includes the managed switching elements. The network...
Communication system and communication method
A communication system includes: a specific node; and a plurality of nodes that are installed at fixed positions and perform ad hoc wireless communication with...
Technique for designing acoustic microwave filters using lcr-based
A method of designing an acoustic microwave filter in accordance with frequency response requirements comprises generating a modeled filter circuit design...
Laser diode side pumping of an elongated solid-state laser without
A side pumped laser comprises an elongated gain medium (10) provided between an output coupler (20) and a counter reflector (15) and a pump source (65)...
Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method of solid-state imaging
device, manufacturing method of...
A solid-state imaging device has a sensor substrate having a pixel region on which photoelectric converters are arrayed; a driving circuit provided on a front...
Data storage device and operating method thereof
A method for operating a data storage device using, as a storage medium, a nonvolatile memory device including a memory cell array which is constructed by pages...
Speech recognition server integration device that is an intermediate
module to relay between a terminal module...
The speech recognition result through the general-purpose server and that through the specialized speech recognition server are integrated in an optimum manner,...
Constructing augmented reality environment with pre-computed lighting
Embodiments related to efficiently constructing an augmented reality environment with global illumination effects are disclosed. For example, one disclosed...
Method and system for constructing personalized avatars using a
parameterized deformable mesh
A method and apparatus for generating a 3D personalized mesh of a person from a depth camera image for medical imaging scan planning is disclosed. A depth...
Photography system and method
A photograph display apparatus and associated method of display that includes a substrate having a mounting surface and a rib structure mounted on the mounting...
Method of freeform imaging system
A design method of freeform imaging system is provided. An initial freeform imaging system is provided, the initial freeform image system comprising a first...
Network synthesis design of microwave acoustic wave filters
A method of designing an acoustic microwave filter in accordance with frequency response requirements. The method comprises selecting an initial filter circuit...
Adjusting ranges of directed graph ontologies across multiple dimensions
A processor-implemented method constructs and utilizes an ontological graph. One or more processor(s) receive a seed term from a user, and then receive a first...
Automated text annotation for construction of natural language
Aspects described herein provide various approaches to annotating text samples in order to construct natural language grammars. A text sample may be selected...
Systems and methods for managing virtual machine backups
A computer-implemented method for managing virtual machine backups may include (1) identifying a maximum recovery point objective for a virtual machine with a...
Method and device for character input by direction key
A method and a device for character input by direction key are disclosed. The method comprises: a mapping relation between characters in input character set and...
Single reflective optical element for interference lithography
A single reflective optical element is constructed for use in interference lithography. The single reflective optical element is generally made up of at least...
EUV radiation system and lithographic apparatus
A lithographic projection apparatus is provided with a EUV radiation system that includes a source chamber, a supply constructed and arranged to supply a target...
Pixel structure and detection method of promoting defect detection rate
The present invention provides a pixel structure and a detection method of promoting defect detection rate. The pixel structure of promoting defect detection...
Method for identifying a seismic event and a seismic detector for
A method for identifying a seismic even makes it possible to determine the direction to a source of a seismic disturbance both on the surface and in a...
Digital beamforming interferometry
A method according to an illustrative embodiment includes generating first, second, third, and fourth signals. The method also includes transmitting from an...
Adaptive electromagnet for high performance magnetic resonance imaging
A method of configuring a conducting grid of elements interconnected at intersecting nodes by switches is described. The method includes: constructing a...
Depth sensing with depth-adaptive illumination
An adaptive depth sensing system (ADSS) illuminates a scene with a pattern that is constructed based on an analysis of at least one prior-generated depth map....
Combustion apparatus for use with a solid fuel has a firebox constructed at least in part of a fired refractory carbide material. The fired refractory carbide...
Explosive sever seal mechanism
A technique facilitates severing and sealing of a tubing, such as a tubing string located in a wellbore. The tubing is combined with a mechanism constructed to...
Portable kit for erecting a temporary shelter, and method of using same
A portable shelter kit is usable for erecting a temporary or long term structural shelter. The portable shelter kit includes a two-part shipping container which...