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Method and apparatus for receiving uplink signals
A method comprises determining in a first network element how much of a received uplink transmission is to be transmitted to a second network element, said...
Communication device for establishing automated call back using queues
A communication device is provided for enabling a user to establish an automated call back from a communication system, such as a call center, for example. A...
Block based access to a dispersed data storage network
A computer includes a data transform algorithm, a data dispersal algorithm, and a network port. The data transform algorithm performs a data transformation on a...
ICM foot-print with UPOE support
Power Over Ethernet (POE)/universal power over Ethernet (UPoE) may be enabled at multigigabit port-channel connections. This may allow for additional speed...
Control actuation smoothing
The present disclosure relates to control actuation smoothing, and more particularly, to a control actuation smoothing system that smoothes brake actuation. The...
Method and apparatus to align wireless charging coils
A wireless charging device for use in providing electrical power to one or more portable electronic devices is provided. The wireless charging device includes a...
Parallel motor drive disable verification system and method
Systems and methods are provided for performing diagnostic testing for multiple motor drives operating in parallel. In one embodiment, the diagnostic testing...
Power system including a load panel protecting a facility from a broken or
missing neutral of a split phase...
A power system is for a facility. The power system includes a load panel powered from a split phase electrical distribution configuration having a first line, a...
Shunt trip control circuits using shunt trip signal accumulator and
methods of operating the same
Some embodiments of the inventive subject matter provide an apparatus for driving a shunt trip actuator for a circuit breaker or other switch. The apparatus...
Method and apparatus providing inline photoluminescence analysis of a
A method and apparatus are disclosed which use a photoluminescent light intensity signature to characterize a processed photovoltaic substrate.
Electrical switching apparatus and secondary disconnect assembly with
error-proofing features therefor
A secondary disconnect assembly is for electrically connecting and disconnecting accessories to an electrical switching apparatus, such as a power circuit...
Switching phase offset for contactor optimization
A system and methods providing for minimizing the arc energy delivered to the pads of a plurality of contactors using a single control coil based on monitoring...
Insulating support flange for current loop system
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for isolating a current loop conductor of a current loop system of a pre-charge circuit from a...
Reactor coolant pump system including turbo pumps supplied by a manifold
A nuclear reactor includes a nuclear core comprising a fissile material, and a pressure vessel containing the nuclear core immersed in primary coolant water....
Systems and methods for transcription transfer
Included are systems and methods for transcription transfer. In some embodiments a method includes receiving text data in an electronic format, determining a...
Decorative structure and method for same
A structure is configured to be flat in an unassembled position and to form a three-dimensional structure in an assembled position. The structure includes a...
Stretched intersection and signal warning system
One embodiment of a traffic intersection lane and signal system for improving intersection capacity and safety. Through traffic is stopped by signal means (22)...
Providing cellular data to a vehicle over different data channels
A method and a system for providing vehicle services to at least one communication device located at a vehicle via a vehicle telematics unit. The method carried...
Interactive method of locating a mirror line for use in determining
asymmetry of an image
A method and apparatus are provided for locating a mirror line for conducting a mirror analysis of an image by reflecting extracted image content from a portion...
Time analysis of a banking system
A banking system that utilizes metrics in acquiring and processing event data related to financial transaction activity at a plurality of automated banking...
System and method for visual recognition
A method for visual recognition of an object in an electronic image includes extracting unique points of an object to be learned and/or a target object. The...
Node creation with physical modeling
Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments enable valid links or nodes between pieces of material handling equipment to be identified based on a...
System for organizing and guiding a user in the experience of browsing
different applications based on contexts
The present invention provides a system that enhances the experience of using a portable device such as mobile phones, smart phones, Personal Digital Assistants...
Systems and methods for electronic signature
Systems and methods facilitating electronic signatures (E-Signatures) are provided. Multiple E-Signatures can be provided to electronic documents through a...
High degree of freedom (DOF) controller
Disclosed is a high degree of freedom control apparatus that includes a base attached to a strain gauge assembly movable in three orthogonal directions to...
Photoimageable compositions containing oxetane functionality
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention encompass negative-tone, solvent developable, self-imageable polymer compositions useful for forming films...
Optical channel reduction method and apparatus for photodetector arrays
A PET scanning system includes a plurality of detector modules, each having an array of pixelated scintillators, the array having N rows of pixelated...
Expanded foam former apparatus and method for making the same
An MR coil former apparatus includes a body, a coil array, and a coil cover. The body defines a patient-facing positive surface opposite a non-patient-facing...
Risk-managed, single-use, pre-calibrated, pre-sterilized sensors for use
in bio-processing applications
Single-use, pre-sterilized, and pre-calibrated, pre-validated sensors are provided. These sensors are designed to store sensor-specific information, such as...
Myeloperoxidase, a risk indicator for cardiovascular disease
Diagnostic tests for characterizing an individual's risk of developing or having a cardiovascular disease. In one embodiment the present diagnostic test...
Diagnostic devices and methods
A diagnostic device is provided that comprises a light source for transmitting a light beam through a blood sample to a light detector, and a permanent magnet,...
Liquid level sensing systems
A liquid level sensing system includes a vessel and an electrode. The vessel includes a vessel wall separating a vessel interior from a vessel exterior. The...
Automatically resetting shooting target
An automatically resetting target has a plate that rests in a removable base at a substantially vertical orientation. An apparatus mounted to the rear of the...
Crucible and dual frequency control method for semi-liquid metal
A semi-liquid metal processing apparatus and method are presented in which a semi-liquid metal and/or semi-solid metal is introduced into a crucible and his...
Modular illustration lamp
A modular illumination lamp comprises a base, wherein the lamp further comprises: a first frame integrally formed with the base; a second frame connected to the...
Rigid bracket assembly for mounting a brake assembly and brake actuator
An improved bracket assembly for receiving a brake assembly and a brake actuator is provided. The bracket assembly includes a tube configured to receive a...
Constant velocity joint boot assembly
A constant velocity joint boot assembly has a boot can connected to an outer race of the joint. The boot can receives a portion of a boot. The thickness of the...
Split nut for screw connection
A split nut and assembly steps for fitting the nut around an exposed portion of anchor bolt having no convenient access for conventional nuts to engage. The...
Vehicle and method for tending to an elevated livestock cage
A vehicle and method for tending to an elevated livestock cage includes a support frame, a base, a drive unit, and an elevated platform. The support frame...
Standing seam panels
A standing seam panel for interlocking engagement with adjacent standing seam panels. The standing seam panel includes a strip of sheet material having a...
Sealant composition for releasable shingle
A sealant composition for roofing shingles that includes a base asphalt, a linear and/or a radial copolymer, oil, and a wax is provided. The linear copolymer...
Faucet with wand
The present invention provides a faucet with a wand that has a geometric orientation of the wand and/or a geometric relationship between components of the faucet.
Wall block and wall block system
A wall block, wall block system and method of making a wall block. The wall block including at least one core extending from the top surface to the bottom...
MicroRNA signatures in human ovarian cancer
Described herein are methods and compositions for the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Also described are methods of identifying...
Lysosomal protein targeting sequence and therapeutic applications of same
The present disclosure relates to methods of treating diseases states such as lysosomal storage diseases and/or neurodegenerative diseases. Also disclosed are...
Laundry stain and soil pretreatment devices
A laundry stain and soil pretreatment sheet including a water soluble or water dispersible carrier layer, preferably polyvinyl alcohol, a removable separator...
Fabric care compositions comprising polyurethane, polyurea and/or
The present disclosure relates to compositions and systems comprising fit retention polymers and methods of making and using the same. Methods of using such...
Diesel fuel additive
A diesel fuel and additive mixture is useful for reducing particulate matter emissions while improving or at least not aggravating oxidative stability during...
Fuel additive containing a dispersion of iron particles and an ammonium
A composition contains an additive for assisting with the regeneration of the PF in the form of an organic dispersion of iron particles and a detergent...
Graphenic carbon particle dispersions and methods of making same
Dispersions of graphenic carbon particles are produced using a polymeric dispersant. The polymeric dispersant includes an anchor block comprising glycidyl...