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Method and apparatus for multilayer shear band reinforcement
A method is provided for reinforcement of a multiple layer shear band as may be used in a non-pneumatic tire. More particularly, a method of improving the...
Soft touch laminates constructed with improved fire retardant properties
Soft touch fire retardant laminates with PVC middle layers, foamed or unfoamed, and multiblock copolymer or polyurethane or silicone top layers which meet FAA...
Moveable apparatuses having robotic manipulators and conveyors to
facilitate object movement
Example embodiments provide for robotic apparatuses that facilitate moving objects within an environment, such as to load or unload boxes or to construct or...
Multi-function hopper gun stand/tool holder/work platform
An apparatus includes a frame having a generally trapezoidal shape with a front side and a back side. The frame includes two pairs of legs in which each pair...
Air filtration media, media constructions and methods
The present invention is directed, in part, to air filtration media, air filtration media packs, air filtration elements, and methods of making air filtration...
Method for guiding gameplay of players participating in a
computer-implemented virtual game
A method for guiding gameplay of players participating in a computer-implemented virtual game is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of determining a...
The invention generally relates to multi-dimensional puzzles for teaching, entertainment, and construction. One embodiment of the invention comprises two forms,...
Preparation of extracellular matrix-modified tissue engineered nerve
grafts for peripheral nerve injury repair
A tissue engineered nerve graft for repairing peripheral nerve injury consists of a nerve conduit and a extracellular matrix (ECM) that is secreted by...
Molecular probes for multimodality imaging and tracking of stem cells
The invention relates to novel multi-modality probes for imaging, tracking and analyzing stem cells and related biological samples, and methods of preparation...
Methods for constructing antibiotic resistance free vaccines
The present invention provides Listeria vaccine strains that express a heterologous antigen and a metabolic enzyme, and methods of generating same.
Chair, frame and lifting garment useful for patients
A system for supporting, lifting, moving, mobilizing, ambulating, and physically rehabilitating a user such as patients in hospitals comprises a chair 100, a...
Masked intraocular implants and lenses
Intraocular implants and methods of making intraocular implants are provided. The intraocular implants can improve the vision of a patient, such as by...
Cell-seeded extracellular matrix grafts
Described are tissue graft constructs that include an extracellular matrix material in combination with added endothelial cells and at least one additional...
Expandable implant system
Various embodiments of a sling implant system are provided. Embodiments of the implants can include one or more collapsibility and expandability features or...
Rod connector with swivel collet
The present invention generally relates to a rod connector for adding a pedicle rod to an existing spinal fusion construct. Specifically, this invention relates...
Suture system and method
A suture system including a suture construct having a first reduction construct configured to be selectively arranged in an expanded state and a reduced state....
Shower recess, tap, and method of construction
The invention provides a shower recess comprising: a shower outlet (3) for showering a person; a partition (2) attached at least to a wall (4) for keeping water...
Sexual novelty device with a smoking pipe
A sexual novelty device includes a mouthpiece and a penile band. The mouthpiece has a generally tubular housing that defines an inner chamber dimensioned for...
Vertical hydroponic plant production apparatus
A growing medium for a plant production apparatus utilized in greenhouse crop production is provided. The growing medium comprises a fibrous, non-woven matrix...
Microelectronic socket comprising a substrate and an insulative insert
mated with openings in the substrate
A microelectronic socket having a two piece construction, wherein a first piece comprises a conductive socket substrate and the second piece comprises an...
Systems and methods for automatically modifying a picture or a video
containing a face
Systems and methods for automatically adjusting a picture or a video containing a face, by detecting the face in a picture, constructing a face-structure mask...
Content virality determination and visualization
Various techniques of content virality determination and visualization are disclosed herein. For example, a method of determining network content virality...
Data transport system, transmission method, and transport apparatus
A data transport system comprises transport apparatus and at least one computer. The transport apparatus construct a second network coupled to a first network...
Arrayed waveguide grating based modular interconnection networks and
methods for constructing and applying the same
An arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) based interconnection network and modular construction method, comprising N.sub.1 left nodes, with each left node having...
Method, apparatus and computer program for controlling a wireless device
A double structured codebook is described that has a wideband codebook portion C(W.sub.1) and a frequency-selective codebook portion C(W.sub.2). Portion C(W2)...
Phase-stiff RF power amplifier for phased array transmit/receive modules
A phase-stiff radio frequency power amplifier (RFPA) is disclosed. The high phase-stiffness property of the RFPA obviates the need for a circulator or other...
Switchgear manual control plug racking interlock structure
Interlock structure for a circuit breaker is constructed and arranged such that 1) when a control plug is disconnected from a socket, a portion of a linkage...
Semiconductor constructions and memory arrays
Some embodiments include semiconductor constructions having an electrically conductive interconnect with an upper surface, and having an electrically conductive...
DHCPv6 address autoconfiguration for source-routed networks
In one embodiment, first IP addresses are allocated to a plurality of nodes, respectively, in a computer network, the first IP addresses being routable IP...
Canyon gate transistor and methods for its fabrication
Lithographic limitations on gate and induced channel length in MOSFETS are avoided by forming non-planar MOSFETS in a cavity extending into a semiconductor...
Tubular insulator for coaxial connector
An insulator for a coaxial connector is disclosed. The insulator is adapted to connect to a coaxial transmission medium to form an electrically conductive path...
Graph based degree of freedom counter for two dimensional drawings
A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and computer program product provide the ability to utilize a degree of freedom (DOF) for a construction....
Construction zone sign detection
Methods and systems for detection of a construction zone sign are described. A computing device, configured to control the vehicle, may be configured to...
Decision tree construction for automatic classification of defects on
Methods and systems for decision tree construction for automatic classification of defects on semiconductor wafers are provided. One method includes creating a...
Visual data definition for identifying data items in loosely-structured
A computer-implemented method is provided for identifying items in loosely-structured data. The method generally includes constructing a composite data...
Computer system, data management method, and program
A computer system comprising a plurality of computers coupled through a network, the computer system performing service by using a database constructed by a...
Selecting provisioning targets for new virtual machine instances
One embodiment of a system for provisioning a new virtual machine instance on a target host based on an image of the new virtual machine instance includes a...
Managing an expression-based DFA construction process
DFA construction may be aborted if the DFA will become too big for the computing device to handle or based on user preferences. A DFA may be constructed from an...
Method for constructing air-observed terrain data by using rotary wing
A method for constructing air-observed terrain data by using a rotary wing structure includes setting flight information including a photographing starting...
A robot cleaner may include a main body, a light irradiation unit irradiating light towards a region in front of the main body, an image sensor including a...
Model-less control for flexible manipulators
A control method includes empirically constructing for a flexible manipulator an estimated mapping between an end-effector movement and a plurality of values...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a removal member that removes residual objects from a surface of a target cleaning body by contacting with the surface in a linear...
Wellbore FTIR gas detection system
A system can be constructed and operated with at least a wellbore that is connected to a gas detection system. The gas detection system can house a control...
BCR-ABL truncation mutations
Truncation variants of BCR-ABL mRNA that produces BCR-ABL proteins with a truncated C-terminus and its role in resistance to treatment with kinase inhibitors is...
Device and method for detecting the tension on a guide rope of a hanging
scaffold in a construction shaft
The present invention discloses a device and a method for detecting the tension on a guide rope of a hanging scaffold in a construction shaft. The guide rope is...
Method for acquiring the coordinates of a triggering point of a projectile
and fire control implementing such a...
A method for acquiring the coordinates of a trigger point of a projectile above a plot of land on which a target is located, said method being characterized in...
Low oil level detection system and method
A hydraulic system for a hybrid module which is located between an engine and a transmission includes a parallel arrangement of a mechanical pump and an...
Reservoir calibration parameterization method
A method is described for producing an amended realization of a geostatistical model of a hydrocarbon reservoir using the Karhunen-Loeve (KL) expansion. The KL...
Swellable packer with enhanced sealing capability
A swellable packer with enhanced sealing capability. A packer assembly includes multiple seal elements, each seal element being swellable downhole, each seal...
System and method for the construction of concrete towers and resulting
The system comprises a limited number of equal groups of formwork pieces, each group comprising: --intermediate pieces (1) of constant curvature and width along...