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Disk dispensing and retrieval system and associated methods
A kiosk dispenses and receives recorded optical disk media using an interconnected system central server computer through an Internet Service Provider. The...
System for evaluating hearing assistance device settings using detected
The present subject matter provides method and apparatus for hearing assistance devices, and more particularly to a system for evaluating hearing assistance...
Rhinosinusitis prevention and therapy with proinflammatory cytokine
The invention describes a method of treating upper airway disease by administering a composition of one or more proinflammatory cytokine inhibitors sufficient...
Methods and devices for high accuracy deposition on a continuously moving
A method is explained that allows for a via to be filled with a dispensed material while the substrate is in continuous movement. A device is described that...
Bead incubation and washing on a droplet actuator
The present invention relates to bead incubating and washing on a droplet actuator. Methods for incubating magnetically responsive beads that are labeled with...
Wiresaw apparatus and method for continuous removal of magnetic impurties
during wiresaw cutting
The invention provides a method and apparatus for removing magnetic or magnetized contaminants from a wiresaw cutting slurry during a wiresaw cutting process....
Rotational bubble generating apparatus with non-spill reservoir
A hand-held bubble generating apparatus designed to mimic the appearance of a gun or a cannon. A housing may be coupled with a non-spill reservoir, and bubble...
Compactor having electronically controlled liquid dispensing mechanism,
system, and method
A compactor includes a rotatable compacting element, and a dispensing mechanism for dispensing a liquid onto an outer surface of the compacting element to...
Portable spreadable food dispenser system
A dispensing system for spreadable foodstuffs and spreadable non-food substances allowing for dispensing of metered amounts of product and spreading without the...
Microbes detecting and treating toothbrush
A microbe detecting and/or treating toothbrush that includes a handle that comprises a head portion, a neck portion and a grasping portion, an upper surface and...
Straw trapper for wheelbarrow
A wheelbarrow includes a straw trapper for enclosing straw and debris in a bin of the wheelbarrow for shipment and storage. The straw trapper includes a...
Ergonomic card delivery shoe
An apparatus for handling cards has a dispensing end. The dispensing end has a base plate for supporting cards being manually removed. An upper plate with a...
Anastomotic staple with capillary which expels a bonding agent upon
A surgical fastener for use with an anastomosis of two tissues includes a base leg and an upright leg. The base leg is selectively deformable and includes a...
A pinch valve for use with a liquid dispensing cabinet is comprised of a tube pinching device configured to translate between an open position and a closed...
Apparatus for dispensing a metered quantity of carbonated beverage
An apparatus for dispensing a carbonated beverage includes a sub-chamber (12) that communicates with a main container (11). In use, prior to filling the...
Method and apparatus for dispensing sanitizer fluid
A method and apparatus for dispensing sanitizer fluid from a door handle, including a latch mechanism lever adapted for coupling to a door latch mechanism and a...
Liquid dispenser pinch valve
A two-piece pinch valve is disclosed. A first piece or part of the valve is fixedly installed into a dispensing cabinet. A second piece or part having a movable...
Fluid dispensing system with thermal control
A system for dispensing fluid may include a first fluid circuit and second fluid circuit. The first fluid circuit may include a first reservoir configured to...
On-demand temperature controlled water dispenser and method
An on-demand hot water dispenser (10, 90) with a source of hotter water (30) at a preselected relatively elevated temperature (36, 40, 42) and a source of...
Point-of-sale body powder dispensing system
A user interactive custom cosmetic powder color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business.
Devices, systems and methods for point-of-use medication control
Devices, systems and methods for controlling dispensing of medication are provided. A dispenser device used, for example, in the systems and methods can include...
Soft blister tray with side dispenser
The present invention provides a blister package including a blister tray having a plurality of upwardly opening blister depressions. A plurality of consumable...
Methods, devices and systems for refilling a fluid dispenser
A fluid dispensing system including a parent dispenser and a child dispenser, wherein the parent dispenser has a parent body with a parent reservoir containing...
Apparatus and methods to dispense fluid from a bank of containers and to
An example dual check valve device described herein includes a housing and a first check valve in the housing. A second check valve is located in the housing...
Drug dispenser using a catapult arrangement
There is provided a drug dispenser device comprising a housing; extending from the housing, an outlet for insertion into a body cavity of a patient; provided to...
Coffee maker with single serve setting
A coffee maker comprises a filter basket assembly that enables two coffee dispensing modes. The assembly comprises a filter basket, an actuator that cooperates...
Package and device for the preparation of food product such as beverage
A package for a portion of liquid foodstuff dilutable with a diluent includes a reservoir for containing a portion of liquid foodstuff dilutable with a diluent,...
Compressed gas-driven device with passive thermodynamic composition
The present invention is directed generally to a system and method which employ a compressed gas-driven device with a passive thermodynamic composition. Certain...
Bait retainer and dispenser apparatus
A single small elastic disk, which may or may not include a central perforation, is dispensed from the storage cavity of the device into a holding channel at...
Wipes dispensing container and receptacle
GNSS based control for dispensing material from vehicle
A spray control method employs a spray vehicle including a material tank, a pump communicating with the tank, and nozzles of a spray boom communicating with the...
Wireless controlled pet toy dispenser with camera
A wirelessly controlled pet toy dispenser with camera provides a user opportunity to view the user's pet from a remote location and to select a pet toy for...
Digital drop patterning and deposition device
A liquid dispensing system includes a downwardly inclined slide surface. A carrier liquid dispensing channel includes an outlet that exits onto the downwardly...
Radiation-shielding assemblies and methods of using the same
In one characterization, the present invention relates to a radiation-shielding assembly for holding a container having a radioactive material disposed therein....
Systems, methods, and devices for storing, heating, and dispensing fluid
A heating unit for use in heating a fluid storage and dispensing system includes a wall module and a lid module. The modules include cover layers. Each module...
Friction fabrication tools
The present invention relates to tooling and methods for disposing, coating, building up, repairing, or otherwise modifying the surface of a metal substrate...
Direct fluid coating of drug eluting balloon
A system and method for coating an expandable member of a medical device comprises providing a dispenser in fluid communication with a fluid source with the...
Device for dispensing bark beetle pheromone in a controlled manner
The present invention relates to a device in the form of a container made of a polymer material, which container has one or more sealed chambers, each of which...
Multiple thermal sensors in a multiple processor environment for
temperature control in a drug delivery device
In various embodiments, an ophthalmic injection device may include a dispensing chamber, a first thermal sensor coupled to the dispensing chamber, a temperature...
Method and apparatus for printing using a facetted drum
The disclosure generally relates to a method and apparatus for printing from a rotating source. In an exemplary embodiment, the disclosure relates to a facetted...
Sensing retracting leading edge in automatic towel dispenser
Dispensing towels includes, using a motor assembly configured to cause a leading edge of the toweling to be extended from a housing of the dispenser and to...