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Construction of an MRI-safe tachycardia lead
A medical device lead includes a tubular conductive element disposed over a lead body. The tubular conductive element includes at least one segment having one...
Cannula lined with tissue in-growth material and method of using the same
A cannula for moving fluids between a pump and the circulatory system of a patient. The cannula includes a liner having an intermediate portion between a...
Monocoque ambulation aid
Example ambulation aid apparatus and associated methods of manufacture are disclosed and described herein. An example ambulation aid apparatus includes an...
Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use
A heart valve prosthesis is provided having a self-expanding multi-level frame that supports a valve body comprising a skirt and plurality of coapting leaflets....
High-strength allograft tendon construct
There is disclosed an apparatus and method of manufacture relating to a pre-sutured, high-strength allograft tendon construct. One embodiment of the allograft...
Suture anchor and methods of knotless tissue fixation
Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. The soft tissue repair systems include self-cinching constructs with splices and loops...
Device for cushioning of compression surfaces
According to the present invention, improved methods and apparatus are provided for providing cushioning and other ergonomic surfaces on devices requiring the...
Band-like garment for physiological monitoring
This invention provides a physiological monitoring garment having a band-like configuration and incorporating respiratory, cardiac and temperature sensors. The...
Storage rack with gas-powered strut
A storage rack with a spring device has a bracket constructed to be fixed to a vertical surface, and a frame oriented substantially parallel to the vertical...
A leg assembly for a table comprises an elongated body portion having a wireway extending along a length of the body portion and configured to receive...
System for collecting and preserving tissue cores
A cooling system for preserving tissue is disclosed. The cooling system comprises a base member, a temperature control sleeve constructed of a thermally...
Fishing rod holder having audible strike signal
The fishing rod holder having audible strike signal is constructed of a pole configured to be inserted into a ground surface. A "V" member is affixed to a top...
Hermetic electronics package with dual-sided electrical feedthrough
A hermetic electronics package includes a metal case with opposing first and second open ends, with each end connected to a first feedthrough construction and a...
A semiconductor device composed of a plurality of semiconductor modules exhibiting a large current carrying capacity for a semiconductor device as a whole is...
Apparatus and method for magnetic control of an electron beam
An apparatus and method for magnetic control of an electron beam includes a control circuit having a first low voltage source and a second low voltage source....
Averting ad skipping in adaptive bit rate systems
An adaptive bit rate system uses adaptive streaming to deliver content to client devices capable of adaptive bit rate streaming. Techniques for averting or...
Method and system for symbol binarization and de-binarization
A method of binarizing an input symbol using a hybrid Truncated Rice/k-th order exp-Golomb binarization scheme with a Rice Parameter includes: determining a...
Method and apparatus of deriving intra prediction mode using most probable
A method of generating a reconstructed block is provided. A mode group indicator and a prediction mode index are entropy-decoded. A quantized block is inversely...
Interacting display device
A display device includes a display cover screen, a two-dimensional matrix of photo-detecting elements constructed on a first substrate that is visually...
Image capturing apparatus
An image capturing apparatus comprises an image sensor constructed by replacing some of a plurality of image forming pixels of the image sensor with focus...
Devices and methods for network-coded and caching-aided content
A method for transmitting data files in a network includes receiving requests from destination devices for packets of the data files. The method includes...
Method and device for transmitting channel state information
Disclosed is a method for transmitting channel state information, for realizing the transmission of channel information which supports CoMP transmission. The...
Acoustic-electric channel construction and operation using adaptive
A method for transmitting power, data, and instructions using acoustic-electric channels having one or more transducer arrays, and to compensate for imperfect...
Spatial division multiplexing in limited power optical communication
This spatial division multiplexing (SDM) in power-limited optical communication systems. In general, an SDM optical transmission system may be configured to...
Plasma and induction heating power supply systems and related methods
In some aspects, a power supply system for a plasma application and/or an induction heating system includes at least two controllable power generators of...
A covering is easily mounted and/or demounted to envelop an overall sliding device with onboard moving-magnet linear motor. The covering helps improved...
Inverter module having trapezoidal shape for conversion of DC power to AC
Provided is an inverter module for use in an inverter-integrated motor, the inverter module being arranged at an axial end portion of a motor, the inverter...
An electric cable includes a wire section that includes an electric wire including a conductor and a braided shield layer covering an outer periphery of the...
Network interface connector with proximity compensation
A network interface connector includes a plurality of first and second alternating elongate contacts having contact portions situated in a common plane. The...
Supporting frame construction for modular connectors
A supporting frame construction for modular connectors comprises a main structural element associated by sliding engagement means with a linear element; said...
Antenna construction, for example for an RFID transponder system
The invention relates to an antenna assembly having a microchip, a first antenna portion of a conducting material supported by a substrate and a second portion...
Containment for a water cooled and moderated nuclear reactor
A containment for a water cooled and moderated nuclear reactor incorporates two or more separate containment zones. These zones are constructed in such a manner...
Configurable non-volatile content addressable memory
A Configurable Non-Volatile Content Addressable Memory (CNVCAM) cell consisting of a pair of complementary non-volatile memory devices and a MOSFET...
Data media with tuned thermal conductivity and magnetic permeability
Various magnetic stack embodiments may be constructed with a soft magnetic underlayer (SUL) having a first thickness disposed between a substrate and a magnetic...
Method for supporting dynamic grammars in WFST-based ASR
Systems and processes are disclosed for recognizing speech using a weighted finite state transducer (WFST) approach. Dynamic grammars can be supported by...
Reduced friction earplug dispenser
A manually operable dispenser for dispensing disposable earplugs. The dispenser includes a housing, an index body, and a plate. The housing forms an opening for...
Method and apparatus for building an intelligent automated assistant
A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of "active...
Method of processing video data, device, computer program product, and
The invention relates to a method of processing video data, a device (102) and a computer program product for implementing said method, and a data construct...
System and method for construction estimation using aerial images
A system and method for construction estimation using aerial images is provided. The system receives at least one aerial image of a building. An estimation...
Automatically altering and encrypting passwords in systems
In an approach for changing a password. Aspects of an embodiment of the present invention include an approach for changing a password, wherein the approach...
Automatic taxonomy construction from keywords
A system, method or computer readable storage device to derive a taxonomy from keywords is described herein. A domain-dependent taxonomy from a set of keywords...
Importing metadata into metadata builder
First metadata for a first version of a computer program product and a first metadata schema is converted into second metadata for a second version of the...
Bloom filter construction method for use in a table join operation portion
of processing a query to a...
A method for use in processing database queries performed on a database, having tables made up of outer table data and corresponding inner table data,...
Throwaway spatial index structure for dynamic point data
The present disclosure relates to a short-lived throwaway index structure for generating an index from scratch in a short period of time rather than updating an...
System and method for construction, fault isolation, and recovery of
cabling topology in a storage area network
System and method for construction, fault isolation, and recovery of cabling topology in a storage area network (SAN) is disclosed. In one embodiment, in a...
Computerized national online parcel-level map data portal
A National Online Parcel-Level Map Data Portal (NPDP) is provided that optimizes online delivery of parcel-level maps and linked attribute data. To do this, the...
Free-space user interface and control using virtual constructs
During control of a user interface via free-space motions of a hand or other suitable control object, switching between control modes may be facilitated by...
Directing a power signal from a port power controller to one of multiple
A technique is able to direct a power signal from a port power controller to one of multiple physical ports. The technique involves activating a set of port...
Identification of multiples contamination in seismic images
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for identifying multiples contamination in a stack are provided. The method includes identifying spatially an area...
Apparatus, system and method for reading out X-ray information stored in
storage phosphor panels
An apparatus, a corresponding system, and a method for reading out X-ray information stored in a storage phosphor panel includes an input device, into which a...