|| List of recent Adapter-related patents
| Systems and methods for web based commerce|
Systems and methods described herein related to e-commerce, including web based commerce sites. In an embodiment, a template can be embedded into an existing e-commerce site by creating the template and adding the template to an e-commerce site using a card adapter.
| Infusion pump pressure plate adapter system|
A medical infusion pump pressure plate adapter system and components that include a tube set, a control module and a reusable adapter plate in various embodiments. The tube set having a fluid tube for supplying fluid, medication, or nutrients, and an interface card component having a generally flat top surface portion fixed to the exterior surface of the fluid tube at an intermediate location of the fluid tube.
| Method and apparatus for connection context aware radio communication management|
An information handling system includes a wireless adapter for communicating with a wireless link and a storage device for storing a spatial-temporal user profile comprising wireless service usage trend data for a location where the information handling system is operating. The storage device further includes storing a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile indicating signal quality for wireless links available at the location.
| Method for converting a male connector to a female connector and convertible connector|
A method for converting a male connector to a female connector. A connector comprising a header, an insert and a female adapter module.
| Light guide type pain reliever|
A light guide type pain reliever includes a handle including a barrel accommodating a battery, a rear end cap and a front end cap respectively capped on two opposite ends of the barrel, a pushbutton mounted in the rear end cap and a switching connector mounted in the rear end cap and electrically connected to the battery and drivable by the pushbutton to switching on/off the battery, a holder shell connected to the front end cap and electrically coupled to the battery and having electrically connected thereto a vibrator and a light-emitting device, an adapter connected to the holder shell, and a light guide plate connected to adapter guiding out light rays emitted by the light-emitting device.. .
| Equipment adapter for snowplow attachment|
An equipment mounting assembly, for attachment of a desired equipment to a snowplow attachment, which comprises a mounting frame with an equipment adapter. A first end of a frame adaptor is pivotally attached, by a horizontal pivot, to a rear portion of the mounting frame to facilitate tilting thereof while a second end of the frame adaptor is engageable with a snowplow attachment.
| Adapter pack with removable sleeves|
A sleeve for an adapter pack includes: a main body; a first axial bore on the main body sized to receive a portion of a first fiber optic connector; a second axial bore on the main body sized to receive a portion of a second fiber optic connector so that a connection is made between the first fiber optic connector and the second fiber optic connector; a first arm extending from the main body; and a second arm extending from the main body, the second arm extending in a direction opposing the first arm. The first and second arms are compressible towards one another as the sleeve is introduced into the adapter pack.
| Optical fiber adapter|
The present disclosure provides an optical fiber adapter. The optical fiber adapter includes a main body, a plate and a key protrusion.
| Current steering dac, a video adapter including a current steering dac, and a video circuit including a current steering dac|
A current steering digital-to-analog converter (dac), a video adapter including a current steering dac, and a video circuit including a current steering dac are described. In one embodiment, a current steering dac includes multiple dac unit cells that are connected in parallel with each other.
| Camera sensor having reversible sensor housing and reversible adapter|
A camera sensor for a merchandise display security device is provided for displaying and protecting cameras against theft. In one embodiment, the camera sensor includes a display stand configured for receiving a sensor base and a reversible sensor housing configured for being attached to a camera and positioned on the sensor base in opposite orientations.
| Smart adapter and remote control system using the same|
A remote control system includes a remote control device in the hands of a user, a number of home devices and a smart adapter. The home devices and the smart adapter are connected to a power source via power lines.
| Low power radio frequency communication|
A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication is described. In one embodiment, the rf tag comprises: an access point comprising: a first antenna; a first radio coupled to the first antenna; a central processing unit coupled to the first radio; a backscatter adapter coupled to the access point via a wired communication interface, the backscatter adapter comprising a backscatter radio and a second antenna coupled to the backscatter radio for use in communicating with an rf tag in the network via backscatter..
| Vibration reduction rib|
A method and apparatus for connecting a housing unit for an electronics module to an adapter member are disclosed. The method includes providing a housing with a first connection member and a second connection member, wherein the first connection member includes a flex rib and an abuse protection rib, attaching the first connection member to an adapter member, pivoting the housing on the first connection member to allow the second connection member to swing into position, and snapping the second connection member into the adapter member at an adapter member opening..
| Electronic system, electronic device and power management method|
An electronic system is provided. The electronic system is powered by a constant power adapter and has a core system, a rechargeable battery, a charger, and a control unit.
| Ac condensate drain line evacuation adapter|
An air conditioner condensate drain line evacuation adapter formed from a housing member having an end wall constructed and arranged for securement to various sized suction hoses used on conventional wet vacuums. A second end of the housing member is securable to the discharge end of a condensate drain located on the exterior of a building.
| Mounting apparatus for optical device|
A mounting apparatus for an optical device is provided. The mounting apparatus includes a bracket member, a support member, and a mounting adapter.
| Escape and survival system|
A portable, stylish, comprehensively stocked emergency escape and survival package gives the user ability to successfully confront diverse emergency and disaster conditions most likely encountered in the urban or suburban environment. The package is a system of a backpack carrying case and numerous components stored within the case.
| Hybrid clutch assembly for an aircraft|
A hybrid clutch assembly inserted between an internal combustion engine and the propeller of an aircraft to provide a hybrid-powered aircraft. The hybrid clutch assembly allows a direct current (dc) electric motor to be attached to the hybrid clutch assembly using drive belts.
| Plug and pressure testing method and apparatus|
A plug assembly and method for pressure testing a shaft having a generally cylindrical member with a deformable outer surface comprised of alternating soft and rigid ribs and a central void for reception of a sealing component having a sealable central bore, a tubular adapter capable of releasable attachment to a drill pipe and releasably engaged to the cylindrical member, a plurality of ports about the circumference of the member for upward flow of fluid through the member and a receptacle in the member for placement of the sealing component for fixed attachment inside the member for creating a seal for testing pressure. The sealing component may use a ball valve to regulate flow and the cylindrical member may have rigid sections implanted between soft sections during manufacture to facilitate sealing upon pressurization..
| Equipment for cold-cleaning of welding torches, and the corresponding cooling-flow dispensing device|
An equipment for cleaning welding torches having a reserve of a pressurised fluid and a dispensing device designed to dispense a flow of dry ice at low temperature onto a welding torch in order to clean it of welding slag, wherein the dispensing device comprises a manual needle regulation valve, a dispensing nozzle to dispense dry ice and an adapter sleeve designed to receive the outer shroud or body of welding torch, wherein the dispensing device is designed to be coupled to welding torch to be cleaned by means of a male-female coupling, with adapter sleeve acting as the female part and the tip of supply nozzle as the male part, so that dispensing device can be adapted to the usual dimensions of welding torches.. .
| Wheelset to side frame interconnection for a railway car truck|
The invention relates to a railway car truck incorporating a novel interconnection between the side frame and bearing adapter characterized by a low lateral spring constant relative to the longitudinal spring constant. The interconnection provides a proportional restoring force with minimal internal friction and hysteresis.
| Excavating bucket for construction machine|
An excavating bucket includes a cutting edge having inclined parts at its left and right ends, a plurality of adapters fixed to the distal end side of the cutting edge, corner adapters that are fixed to the inclined parts provided to the left and right ends on the cutting edge on the distal end side, whose distal end positions are disposed on the same line as the distal end positions of the plurality of center adapters, and that have recesses into which side plates are inserted, and joint portions where the corner adapters are joined to only the cutting edge by continuous weld.. .
| Crushable connector interface|
A connector is disclosed. The connector includes a conductive housing.
| Table adapter with joint assembly|
A table adapter and joint assembly are configured for use with a table during a medical procedure, e.g. A medical imaging procedure or combined imaging and surgical procedure.
|System and method for centralized virtual interface card driver logging in a network environment|
A method is provided in one example and includes creating a staging queue in a virtual interface card (vic) adapter firmware of a server based on a log policy; receiving a log message from a vic driver in the server; copying the log message to the staging queue; generating a vic control message comprising the log message from the staging queue; and sending the vic control message to a switch.. .
|System and method for policy based fibre channel zoning for virtualized and stateless computing in a network environment|
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes connecting one or more storage arrays to a switch; connecting one or more servers to the switch; creating a virtual storage area network between the one or more storage arrays and the switch; creating a service profile for a zoning configuration; and associating at least one of the one or more servers to the service profile for the zoning configuration. In more specific examples, the method can include configuring virtual host bus adapters for the service profile; configuring parameters for each of the virtual host bus adapters; and associating a target port on one of the one or more storage arrays with a specific one of the virtual host bus adapters..
|Virtual model adapter removal and substitution technique for cascaded networks|
System and methods may allow an operator of a signal measurement instrument to characterize and calibrate a network with unsupported connector types, e.g., not traceable to known standards. Adapters having supported and unsupported interfaces can be used to measure the system responses of networks in a system under test.
|Sealant storage, preparation, and delivery systems and related methods|
A bioadhesive sealant storage and preparation system may comprise a plurality of containers and an adapter. The plurality of containers may comprise a first container having a first bioadhesive sealant component therein, and a second container having a second bioadhesive sealant component therein.
|Adaptive noise mitigation for touch-screen displays|
Touch-screen controllers, particularly those in mobile telephones, are prone to erratic behavior when the mobile telephone is plugged into devices, such as ac power adapters, that create electrical noise. To more intelligently mitigate noise in these and other electronic devices that include capacitive touch-screen displays, the present inventors devised, among other things, a touch-screen controller that measures noise level in the touch-screen display and increases its drive voltage only when necessary to exceed the measured noise level, thereby reducing the chance of noise signals being misinterpreted as touch events while also reducing power consumption over prior techniques.
|Receptacle structure and power adapter with the same|
The receptacle includes an insulated body, a pair of pins and a micro switch. The insulated body has a recess.
|Rapid universal rack mount enclosure|
A cable enclosure assembly includes an enclosure, a cable spool and a length of fiber optic cable. The enclosure defines an interior region, a first opening and a second opening aligned with the first opening.
|High retention aural transmission device|
Apparatus and associated methods may relate to a unitary body having a hardness of between 20 and 35 according to the japanese industrial standards (jis) and adapted to be removably inserted into the canal 10 of an ear. In an illustrative example, the body may include a central portion between an adapter portion disposed at the proximal end of the body to couple an audio signal from an audio signal source to the central lumen.
|Power adapter and power connector|
A power adapter between an alternating current (ac) source and an external direct current (dc) consumer device consumes no electrical power until the dc device is connected to the power adapter. The power adapter includes a first magnet, a second magnet which is repelled by the first magnet, and a movable conductive member arranged on the second magnet.
|Data adapters for storage tape analytics system|
A system for monitoring and analyzing operation of a tape infrastructure. The system includes a plurality of real and virtual tape libraries each including a plurality of tape drives and tape media.
|Installation for conveying signals between a video camera equipment and a remote equipment|
Adapter (3, 5) for processing electrical signals in an installation comprising a video camera equipment (1) and a remote equipment (7). A first aim of the present invention is to provide an adapter system which allows automatically providing an output video signal that is co-timed to the master timing reference of the remote equipment.
|Remote camera and adapter therefor|
An apparatus for deploying a wireless camera includes a mobile cart, a camera and camera support frame, a display/monitor and a display/monitor positioner, an enclosed power supply such as a battery, a removable camera support frame for mounting the camera, a battery box and the display/monitor on the cart and a light for illuminating an area at least partially within the field of view of the camera.. .
|Surgical tilt anvil assembly|
An anvil and anvil delivery system is provided which includes a head assembly and a center rod defining a longitudinal axis. The head assembly defines a transverse axis and is pivotally secured to the rod and movable from an operative position wherein the transverse axis is substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis and a tilted position wherein the transverse axis defines an acute angle with respect to the longitudinal axis.
|Container and cover for a container holding viscous fluids|
The present invention is a container for holding viscous fluids. The device comprises a canister having a rim with a circular channel for releasably receiving a lid.
|Direct connect adapter device|
A vacuum attachment comprises of an enclosure housing upon which a direct connect central vacuum system inlet valve is attached to one side. On the opposite side of this housing is attached an attachment fixture which is similar to that of a hose that would naturally attach to a portable vacuum cleaner for which it is made.
|Ventilator aerosol delivery system|
A transition adapter component of a ventilator aerosol delivery system for delivering an aerosol to a patient, includes a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end having an aerosol passage for receiving an aerosol produced by a heated capillary and a gas connection port for receiving carrier gas from a ventilator, which is in communication with a plurality of gas entry ports within the transition adapter. An inner cavity of the transition adapter receives the aerosol from the heated capillary and the streams of carrier gas from the plurality of gas exit ports within the transition adapter and directs the streams of carrier gas at least partially encircling and in parallel with the aerosol.
|Nut and fitting strike adapter and method of utilizing the same|
An adapter encircles and locks around nut members of pipe unions or nuts made up on fasteners, or cylindrical members, and engages the nut member or cylindrical member in locking contact. The adapter has strike surfaces which allow the nut member or cylindrical member to be tightened or loosened by a hammering means, such as a hammer, mallet or sledge hammer.
|Pivot lever actuation unit|
A pivot lever actuation unit including an actuating handle which can be folded out of a recess and then swiveled, and an adapter part which can be screwed on under the recess. The actuation unit has a modular construction allowing certain external component parts to be exchanged, and also enables a flexible rebuild..
|Dryer having a direct drive fan|
A dryer is provided with a direct drive fan assembly for circulating air through a drying chamber formed in the dryer. The direct drive fan assembly includes a fan plug mounted to the dryer and a fan rotatively mounted adjacent an interior side of the fan plug.
|Memory test method, memory test device, and adapter thereof|
A memory test device used to test performance of at least one memory module on an electronic device, are provided. The memory test device includes at least one adapter and a control unit.
|Systems and methods for establishing a cloud bridge between virtual storage resources|
Methods and systems for establishing a cloud bridge between two virtual storage resources and for transmitting data from one first virtual storage resource to the other virtual storage resource. The system can include a first virtual storage resource or cloud, and a storage delivery management service that executes on a computer and within the first virtual storage resource.
|System and method for interactive and social shopping|
Disclosed in some examples is a method of providing assistance to a consumer comprising authenticating with a shopping service over a network using a network adapter; downloading a shopping list from the shopping service over the network using a network adapter; displaying the shopping list to the user on a display screen, the shopping list comprising a name of an item, wherein each item in the shopping list may be displayed as a tile, wherein each tile is arranged in a series of rows and columns; receiving an input identifying one or more changes to the shopping list; processing the input using a computer processor; and sending the one or more changes to the shopping service over the network using the network adapter.. .
|Device and method for collecting and dispensing colostrum|
A method of collecting colostrum from a breast of a human and dispensing the colostrum to a newborn may involve: coupling a first end of an adapter with a syringe; positioning a second end of the adapter in contact with or near the breast; manually expressing colostrum from the breast into the second end of the adapter; coupling the second end of the adapter with a breast pump shield; expressing colostrum from the breast, using the breast pump shield and a breast pump system attached to the breast pump shield; retracting a plunger of the syringe to cause the colostrum to move into the syringe from the adapter; detaching the adapter from the first end of the syringe; and dispensing the colostrum to the newborn from the syringe.. .
|Sub-atmospheric wound-care system|
Methods and systems are provided for a sub-atmospheric wound-care (saws) system for treating an open wound. The saws system includes a regulated vacuum source for developing a negative pressure, a flow rate meter configured to measure a flow rate of liquid removed from the wound, a primary pressure regulating sensor located proximate the wound for directly measuring the negative pressure at the wound, a backup pressure regulating sensor located vacuum tube, a porous dressing suitable to be sealed airtight which is positioned within a wound interface chamber, a collection canister configured to collect said liquid removed from the wound, and an adapter configured to use wall suction a primary regulated vacuum source..
|Apparatus for collection and analysis of human body fluids|
The present invention relates to the analysis apparatus capable of collecting the body fluid such as urine or blood, for embodiment urination and measuring or calculating the specific constituent from the collected body urine, and the apparatus for collecting body fluid capable of using by connecting to the analysis apparatus and its related article, in which the apparatus for collecting and analyzing for the body fluid of a patient consists of the body fluid collecting part and the collecting part case, the apparatus for collecting body fluid consists of the body fluid collecting part, the total tube and adapter, the collecting part is constructed with the absorbing tube, the sensor tube, the cleansing tube and the passage and is attachable/detachable connected to the collecting part, a diaper and pants exclusive for a patient are provided as the related article such that it is convenient to possess and has effects in the urination having no relations to the intention of a patient or in case of unable to use hand or foot by the intention, moreover in using together with a diaper and in nursing an acute or chronic patient.. .
|Ped-endoscope image and diagnosis capture system|
A personal electronic device (ped)-endoscope image and diagnosis capture system is provided. The system includes a ped adapter having a magnification lens connection side and a ped connection side.
|Methods and compositions for reducing genetic library contamination|
Embodiments include methods, compositions, and kits for creating genetic libraries useful for massively parallel genetic sequencing. Some embodiments are directed to methods of preventing the contamination of genetic libraries with material generated during the formation of other genetic libraries.
|Pipetting apparatus, pipetting container and method for the production thereof|
The invention relates to a pipetting apparatus for pipetting laboratory samples into a pipetting container which can be connected to the pipetting apparatus, which pipetting container is in particular designed according to the invention, comprising a container side and a first connection section, by means of which the pipetting container can be connected to the pipetting apparatus, and comprising an information carrying device with at least one information section, which carries information, on this container side; the pipetting apparatus comprising an electric information reading device, by means of which information contained on the information reading device can be read when the pipetting container is connected to the pipetting apparatus, and which comprises at least one electric sensor device, which comprises at least one sensor section, opposite to which a measuring space is formed, wherein the sensor device is configured to read the information content of at least one information section when the latter is arranged in the measuring space. The invention furthermore relates to the pipetting container or adapter element, which can be used with the pipetting apparatus, and a method for the production thereof..
|Fiber distribution device|
A fiber distribution device includes a swing frame chassis pivotally mounted to a support structure. At least a first optical splitter module is mounted to the swing frame chassis.
|Micro-optic adapters and tips for surgical illumination fibers|
A microstructure optical adapter or tip according to the present disclosure may incorporate precision micro structure optical components engaging the input or output end of light energy delivery devices for customized light delivery of the light energy. The incorporation of precision micro structure optical components in injection molded plastic or glass parts will allow for inexpensive modification of the output light while also serving to protect the end of the illumination device.
|Conformal power adapter for lighted artificial tree|
A conformal power adapter for insertion into a lighted artificial tree and for converting power received from an external power source to a power usable by the lighted artificial tree. The power adapter includes an elongated housing including a first end, and a second end; a printed circuit board assembly including power-converting circuitry for converting an input electrical power to an output electrical power for use by a lighted artificial tree having a hollow trunk section, the printed circuit board assembly located substantially within the elongated housing; a power cord secured to the first end of the housing and in electrical connection with the power converting electronics, the power cord adapted to transmit power from an external power source to the power-converting circuitry.
|Conformal power adapter for lighted artificial tree|
A dual-output power adapter for a lighted artificial tree having a plurality of tree portions with light strings having lighting elements. The dual-output power adapter includes a power cord including a first power conductor and a second power conductor, the power cord configured to transmit an input electrical power; a housing configured to receive the first power conductor and a second power conductor; power-converting circuitry in electrical connection with the first power conductor and the second power conductor, the power-converting circuitry configured to convert the input electrical power to a first output electrical power; a first pair of conductors for transmitting the first output electrical power; and a second pair of conductors for transmitting a second output electrical power..
The invention concerns a vehicle wheel, comprising a rim (1) of a plastics material and at least one adapter (5) for fastening the rim (1) to a wheel mounting (3), the at least one adapter (5) having at least one protuberance (9) which engages in a recess (11) in the rim (1), or the adapter being received in a receptacle of the rim, or, if multiple adapters (5) are used, at least one adapter (5) engaging in a recess (11) of the rim or being enclosed by the material of the rim (1), the adapter (5) being arranged in such a way that, after assembly of the rim (1), the adapter (5) lies with a surface area against the wheel mounting, or the adapter (5) being arranged in such a way that the rim (1) is positioned between the wheel mounting (3) and the adapter (5), so that the adapter (5) lies on the outside of the rim (1) after assembly, wherein the adapter (5) is designed in such a way that fastening means for assembling the rim (1) on the wheel mounting are passed through a lead-through in the adapter and the rim (1) made of the plastics material is connected to the adapter in such a way that no plastics material of the rim (1) lies in the flux of force of the fastening means via the adapter to the wheel mounting.. .
|Back frame module|
A back frame module includes a base plate, two locking plate members, a cable organizing plate, and a stowage plate. The base plate is adapted to be provided on a rear face of a display.
|Dispensing aerosol valve for pressurized container, dispensing adapter therefor, and assembly of a pressurized container with an adapter|
A pressurized aerosol container is disclosed. The aerosol container includes a specific valve and a dispensing adapter to be used therewith for dispensing a pressurized liquid contained in the container.
|Closure with adapter|
A device (1) is proposed which consists of a pouring nozzle (2) with a cylindrical circumferential wall (20) and with an internal thread (21) and a terminal flange (22), into which an adapter (3) can be screwed. The adapter (3) has an inlet end (30) with an external thread (32) and an outlet end (31) with a conical tube attachment (35).