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Spinal implants, spinal implant kits, and surgical methods
A spinal implant includes a body, plate, and bone screws. The body includes a first wall having second and third walls joined thereto to define legs. In an...
Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The apparatus includes a member to pull the...
A dental wedge (10) having a wedge body (11) and a gripping portion (12). The wedge (10) also has a longitudinal axis (13). The body (11) extends from a first...
Highly articulated probes with anti-twist link arrangement, methods of
formation thereof, and methods of...
An articulating probe, comprises a first mechanism including a first link comprising a first longitudinal axis, a first articulation surface and a first...
Volumetric grafts for treatment of fistulae and related methods and
Described are devices, methods, and systems useful in the treatment of fistulae, and in certain embodiments those having openings extending into the alimentary...
Portable spa construction
Spa side panels are trapezoidally-shaped and mounted in respective grooves defined by adjacent tapered corner pieces and their mounting brackets to accommodate...
Football helmet having improved impact absorption
A football helmet is disclosed that includes a shell constructed of fiber reinforced epoxy resin, a liner made from expanded polypropylene, an impact absorbing...
A self-mounting bowtie has a pair of wings extending outwardly from a central wrapping band. A first magnetic element located at the wrapping band. A second...
Swimwear design and construction
A wetsuit (101) is provided which comprises (a) a first central region (125, 127) comprising a first material and having a first thickness; and (b) a second...
Adjustable planter disk
An adjustable planter disk comprised of a circular disk constructed of a single resin composite sheet is disclosed. The sheet has a first terminating end that...
Hearing aid and method for producing a hearing aid
A hearing aid includes a hearing aid housing and an antenna device constructed to receive and/or transmit electromagnetic waves having a predetermined...
An acoustic device that has a neck loop that is constructed and arranged to be worn around the neck. The neck loop includes a housing with a first acoustic...
Headset equipped with material that can change in size
A headset equipped with one or more materials that can change in size to facilitate the wearing experience by the user. The change in size may provide for a...
Methods and systems for authorizing web service requests
Systems and methods for authorizing web service requests. In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method includes receiving a web service request having an...
Construction and uses of variable-input-length tweakable ciphers
Innovations in the construction and use of variable-input-length tweakable ciphers ("VILTCs"). In some cases, a VILTC uses an initialization vector that is...
Optical network architecture for hierarchical modulation
A disclosed optical transport system is configured to use hierarchical modulation for better utilization of the available BER margin, e.g., to increase...
Motor apparatus having separate winding systems and master module
A motor apparatus includes a motor having a first active part and a second active part, the first active part having a plurality of separately controllable...
Modular skid frame with shear member
A modular skid frame and device to reduce the potential for harm and injury from arc flashes. The modular skid frame comprises a plurality of frame members...
Three-dimensional two-terminal memory with enhanced electric field and
Providing for three-dimensional memory cells having enhanced electric field characteristics and/or memory cells located at broken interconnects is described...
System with gradual change of light distribution or shadow distribution on
a surface comprising light elements...
The present invention refers to a system including light processing elements, arranged in a respective installation area and combined with a respective...
The invention relates to a linear selector (1) for power-free preselection of tap contacts for a tapped transformer (100). The linear selector (1) according to...
On chip characterization of timing parameters for memory ports
A circuit and method for memory characterization. The circuit includes first and second programmable delay lines, address and data registers, an output register...
Laminated film-packed hard disk drive for hermetic sealing
A hermetically-sealed hard disk drive (HDD) utilizes a laminated film enclosure to hermetically seal an HDD within. The laminated film enclosure may be...
Clustering crowdsourced videos by line-of-sight
A method for clustering images includes acquiring initial image data including a scene of interest. A 3D model is constructed of the scene of interest based on...
The present invention relates to a multimedia-data-processing method which enables a media graph to always be constructed in a "connection without negotiation"...
Method and device for generating a simplified model of a real pair of
A method and device for generating a simplified geometric model of a real pair of spectacles. The model includes a frame, lenses, and a predefined number of...
Hardware management and reconstruction using visual graphics
In an approach for updating instructions of machine repairs to a user interface, a processor populates a quantity of machine components used to construct a...
Methods of modelling and characterising heart fiber geometry
The identification and determination of aspects of the construction of a patient's heart is important for cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in the diagnosis,...
Ultrasonic image processing apparatus
There is provided an ultrasound image processing apparatus which displays an ultrasonic image with a higher resolution. In a received frame, a first pixel...
Systems and methods of presenting simulated credit score information
In an embodiment, a computer system receives credit information relating to a consumer, and calculates a credit score associated with the consumer. The system...
Generating constructed phrases
Techniques for generating and providing phrases are described herein. These techniques may include analyzing one or more sources to generate a first corpus of...
Custom fit sale of footwear
A method whereby a customer may purchase footwear through a remote communication channel, and be assured that the purchased footwear will properly fit upon...
Techniques for extracting semantic data stores
Techniques for enforcing policies. A set of data is stored in one or more data stores. A plurality of semantic concepts for an ontology are defined and a map is...
Method of classifying a multimodal object
A method of classifying a multimodal test object described according to at least one first and one second modality is provided, including offline construction...
Algorithm for modification of somatic cancer evolution
Most clinically distinguishable malignant tumors are characterized by specific mutations, specific patterns of chromosomal rearrangements and a predominant...
Combining RNAi imaging data with genomic data for gene interaction network
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method for constructing a gene interaction network by combining two sources of genomic information, namely RNAi imaging...
Combining RNAi imaging data with genomic data for gene interaction network
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method, system, and computer program product to construct a gene interaction network by combining two sources of...
Client-side directed commands to a loosely coupled database
Dynamically directing a command to a node in a distributed database is described. An example method includes receiving the command from a client application to...
Systems and methods for improving the efficiency of syntactic and semantic
analysis in automated processes for...
A natural language understanding system may be given the capability to construct a semantically detailed parse tree for each acceptable interpretation of an...
3-D stacked multiprocessor structure with vertically aligned identical
layout operating processors in...
Three-dimensional (3-D) processor structures are provided which are constructed by connecting processors in a stacked configuration. For example, a processor...
Camera mounting assembly
A camera mounting assembly includes a base member or plate for holding a camera and a side member or plate. In an exemplary embodiment, lower slots on the base...
Durable solar mirror films
The present disclosure generally relates to durable solar mirror films, methods of making durable solar mirror films, and constructions including durable solar...
Method and apparatus for detection of a biomarker by alternating current
Systems, methods and a lab-on-a-chip product are described for the detection of pathogens, infectious diseases and physiological conditions by quantifying...
A multidimensional spectrometer encodes frequency information into laser pulses so that a frequency insensitive detector may be used to collect data for a...
Silicon photomultiplier with improved detection accuracy
One embodiment of the disclosure includes an A-D conversion circuit connected to a photodiode for providing a silicon photomultiplier that with enhanced...
Recoverable and reusable aerial target
An aerial target that is reusable and recoverable after being launched, shot down or otherwise falling to the ground a body member having a saucer-shaped...
Archery bow stand
An archery bow stand includes first and second legs having first and second connecting portions for engaging archery bow structure, and first and second support...
Highly-compactable camera crane
A highly-compactable camera crane enables a load platform to be kept level as the boom is raised and lowered. A main boom is comprised of a number of crossed...
Passive alarm to prevent buried infrastructure damage
A method and apparatus are disclosed for preventing excavation damage to buried infrastructure. A plurality of excavation-sensing modules is buried near the...
Reversing double-flow gearbox arrangement with two branches of output flow
Arrangement of reversing double-flow gearbox for motor vehicles and construction machines, with two branches of output flow, consisting of an input shaft (13)...