|| List of recent Adapter-related patents
| Dynamically balanced credit for virtual functions in single root input/output virtualization|
A system to allow reallocation of credit among virtual machines associated with separate operating systems includes drivers in each virtual machine to independently track credit usage and a host board adapter configured to report a false maximum to each operating system and track credit usage. The host board adapter allocates credits and reports the allocated credits to virtual functions accessed by the virtual machines.
| Method and system for simplified address translation support for static infiniband host channel adaptor structures|
A method for optimized address pre-translation for a host channel adapter (hca) static memory structure is disclosed. The method involves determining whether the hca static memory structure spans a contiguous block of physical address space, when the hca static memory structure spans the contiguous block of physical address space, requesting a translation from a guest physical address (gpa) to a machine physical address (mpa) of the hca static memory structure, storing a received mpa corresponding to the hca static memory structure in an address control and status register (csr) associated with the hca static memory structure, marking the received mpa stored in the address csr as a pre-translated address, and using the pre-translated mpa stored in the address csr when a request to access the static memory structure is received..
| Storage apparatus|
[solution] when data designated by a read request from a main frame is stored in a cache memory, a transfer control unit refers to internal control information, identifies the length of a key area and the length of a data area of the data designated by the read request, calculates an address of the data, which is designated by the read request, in the cache memory based on the identified length of the key area, the identified length of the data area, and the length of a count area which is a fixed length, and controls processing for collectively transferring the data, which is stored at the calculated address in the cache memory, from the cache memory to a channel adapter.. .
| Method for programming a flash memory|
A method of programming a flash memory is described. The method includes partitioning a flash memory into a first group having a first level of write-protection, a second group having a second level of write-protection, and a third group having a third level of write-protection.
| Using pci-e extended configuration space to send ioctls to a pci-e adapter|
An adapter includes a network interface module configured to interface the adapter to a network and a peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) interface module configured to interface the adapter to a pcie bus. The pcie interface module comprises registers in pcie extended configuration space.
| Audio signal adapter and receiver device and audio signal transmission system|
An audio signal adapter device, an audio signal receiving device and a system for transmitting an audio signal are provided. The audio signal adapter device comprises an audio interface and an adapter end interface.
| Network management system|
A technique for communicating in a network management system is disclosed. The technique includes transferring information from an application server to a gateway that processes the information, transferring the gateway processed information from the gateway to a plurality of adapters associated with the gateway that process the gateway processed information, and transferring the adapter processed information from one of the adapters to a client..
| Sizing and positioning adapter for medical instruments|
In accordance with the present invention there is provided apparatuses and methods for using a medical instrument including a sizing and positioning adapter. The apparatus comprises an adapter for a medical instrument, the adapt having a body having a shim portion and an instrument holding portion adjacent the shim portion, wherein the shim portion provides an enlarged peripheral surface adjacent the medical instrument such that when the medical instrument is held in the instrument holding portion and the medical instrument and body are inserted through an opening in a patient tissue, at least a portion of the enlarged peripheral surface is in contact with at least a portion of the periphery of the opening in the patient tissue..
| Devices, systems and methods for locating and interacting with medicament delivery systems|
In some embodiments, a method includes producing, from an adapter, a first wireless signal characterized by a first communication mode with a computing device when a portion of at least one of a medicament delivery device or a simulated medicament delivery is disposed within the adapter. An indication is received when the portion of the medicament delivery device or the simulated medicament delivery device is removed from the adapter.
| Ecg lead system|
An ecg lead system for use with a plurality of unique diverse ecg floor monitors for when a patient is substantially immobile and/or a plurality of unique diverse ecg telemetry monitors, is provided. The ecg lead system includes a plurality of unique adapters, wherein each adapter includes an input receptacle configured for selective electrical connection with a device connector of an ecg lead set assembly; and at least one unique monitor plug electrically connected to the input receptacle.
| Managed fiber connectivity systems|
A communications connection system includes an sc fiber optic connector including a storage device having memory configured to store physical layer information. The storage device also includes at least one contact member that is electrically connected to the memory.
| Optical fiber adapter|
An optical fiber adapter according to the present invention includes four walls defined as first wall, second wall, third wall and fourth wall, respectively, wherein the first wall faces the third wall and connects with the second and fourth walls. The four walls define an accommodation room.
| Ganged fiber optic connector adapter modules and assemblies having reinforcement members and staggered fiber optic connector adapter ports|
Fiber optic connector adapter modules for use in optic communications networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fiber optic connector adapter module includes an adapter plate having a first surface and a second surface, an array of fiber optic connector adapters with a first port extending from the first surface of the adapter plate, wherein the first port of each fiber optic connector adapters of the array is configured to receive a first fiber optic connector, and at least one reinforcement member connecting the first port of adjacent fiber optic connector adapters of the array.
| Fiber optic connector adapter module modules and methods|
Fiber optic connector adapter module assemblies employing an engagement technique to install a fiber optic connector adapter module in an enclosure without tools are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fiber optic connector adapter module assembly includes a fiber optic connector adapter module having a plurality of first ports, and an adapter mount having an adapter opening.
| High-density multi-fiber adapter housings|
An adapter housing for receiving a plurality of multi-fiber connectors includes a rectangular, box-like housing structure having opposing side walls and a back wall that to adapted to mount in a 2-u space in an equipment rack, wherein the housing structure has a width of no greater than about 17.75 inches and a height of no greater than about 3.50 inches. A bank of adapters is provided for receiving multi-fiber connectors.
| Audio signal adapter device|
An audio signal adapter device is provided, comprising: an input port, an output port, and a signal amplifier, in which the input port is a headphone interface, and comprises a first audio signal input pin configured to receive an audio signal sent by an audio signal sending equipment and to output the audio signal to an input end of the signal amplifier; the output port comprises an audio signal output pin; and the signal amplifier is connected with the first audio signal input pin, an output end of the signal amplifier is connected with the audio signal output pin for outputting an amplified audio signal.. .
| Light emitting diode light bulb and incandescent lamp conversion apparatus|
Apparatus and methods separate the functions of light emission, heat dissipation, and power conversion in led lighting. Doing so may facilitate cost-effective led lighting and enable the conversion of existing incandescent lamps to led service.
| Adapter facilitating blind-mate electrical connection of field replaceable units with virtual backplane of computing rack|
A system for the management of rack-mounted field replaceable units (frus) that affords the enhanced availability and serviceability of frus provided by blade-based systems but in a manner that accommodates different types of frus (e.g., in relation to form factors, functionality, power and cooling requirements, and/or the like) installed within a rack or cabinet.. .
| Multi-ring optical filter assembly allowing independent adjustment of rotation angle of each lens thereof|
The present invention is to provide a multi-ring optical filter assembly, which includes a positioning frame having one end threadedly connected with a front side of a camera lens, a first rotatably connecting frame fixedly provided therein with a first lens (e.g., an nd filter or a polarizer) and provided with a first curved surface adjacent to the other end thereof and extending in an axial direction, an adapter frame provided with a second curved surface adjacent to one end thereof and rotatably connected with the first curved surface, and a second rotatably connecting frame fixedly provided therein with a second lens (e.g., an nd filter or a polarizer) and having one end rotatably connected with the other end of the adapter frame. Thus, the two lenses can be rotated with respect to the camera lens, respectively, for achieving the independent adjustment of the rotation angle of each lens..
| Wireless tracking of power tools and related devices|
A power distribution box includes a power input configured to receive power from an external power source, an alternating current (ac) output electrically coupled to the power input, a power-line adapter and a gateway device. The power-line adapter is coupled to the power input and configured to receive power via the power input and communicate with an external network.
| External adapter for battery pack used to power a portable device|
Embodiments include a rechargeable battery pack, system, and power adapter that allow the rechargeable battery pack to both power a host device though a set of host contacts and provide power, through the power adapter, via a set of charging contacts that interface with the power adapter. The power adapter contains a voltage source which activates a control circuit to disable a discharge protection circuit in the battery pack to allow current to discharge through the charging contacts..
| Apparatus for charging battery through programmable power adapter|
An apparatus for charging a battery is provided and includes a power adaptor and a controller. The power adaptor has a communication interface coupled to a cable of the power adapter for receiving command-data and generates a dc voltage and a dc current according to the command-data.
| Non frictional wheel enhancing assembly|
A non frictional wheel enhancing assembly that utilizes bolts and lubricated joints to attach to a wheel, remains level and independent of the wheel as the wheel revolves, inhibits friction and heat between the wheel and a wheel cover, and aesthetically enhances the wheel without covering the perimeter of the wheel. The wheel assembly includes an attachment surface with three extending bolts that press outwardly, against an inner circumference of a wheel hub to create pressure and grip for attaching the wheel cover with the wheel.
| Apparatus for providing fresh water to fowl and method of making the same|
This specification discloses an article for providing fresh water to fowl and a method for making the same. The article comprises a valve which is adapted to be attached to a bottle.
| Water cooler adapter|
The invention provides adapters, coolers comprising an adapter, and methods for using an adapter. In one aspect, the invention provides an adapter configured for coupling a bottle to a beverage container.
| Disposable assembly for a reusable urn or vessel|
The present invention provides a container assembly for use with a reusable urn or vessel. The assembly includes a (1) flexible pouch, (2) a fitment connected to the pouch and having a flexible flange and a first fluid passageway therethrough in fluid communication with the chamber, (3) a tubing adapter having a first end connected to the fitment and a second end having a member for connecting to a tubing and a second fluid passageway in fluid communication with the first fluid passageway; and (4) wherein the flexible flange is capable of bending to conform to an interior wall of the urn or vessel to place the second fluid passageway in alignment with an axis of a through hole in the urn or vessel..
| Drive device and method for operating a drive device|
The invention relates to a drive device for driving a drill rod having a drive means with a rotary drive and a vibration drive for driving an output shaft in a rotating and axially vibrating manner and an adapter means which is coupled with the output shaft and comprises an outer adapter for connecting an outer rod and an inner adapter for connecting an inner rod. The outer adapter is adapted to transmit the rotational movement and the axially vibrating movement of the output shaft to the outer rod.
| Capillary hanger arrangement for deploying control line in existing wellhead|
To deploy a capillary string through a wellhead to a downhole safety valve, a control port and a retention port are drilled in an adapter between a casing hanger and a gate valve or elsewhere. The capillary string is connected to a first port of a capillary hanger and installed through the wellhead.
| Flow dispenser, flavor adapter, and flavor pack|
In one aspect, an apparatus is disclosed for dispensing water including: a first inlet, a second inlet, and a third inlet; a chamber in fluid communication with first, second and third inlets, and a dispenser nozzle in fluid communication with the chamber.. .
| Optical device mounting adapter|
An optical device mounting adapter, and system and method for mounting an optical device to a head-worn article are provided. The optical device mounting adapter includes a helmet mount connector.
|Network-based digital video recorder playback adapter|
This disclosure describes systems and methods related to a network-based digital video recorder playback adapter. In some embodiments, a request for digital content may be received from a customer device.
|System and method for automating testing of computers|
An application under test may be run in a test mode that receives a series of test scenarios and produces a set of test results under the control of a verification application. The verification application utilizes “typed-data” (i.e., data having known types that are associated with the data itself, e.g., xml-based data) such that a number of parameters can be set for each event and a number of result parameters can be checked for each result in at least one script.
|Controlling energizing range of mobile electronic device|
An energization range of a laptop pc is controlled for safety component replacement. An ec can communicate with a battery unit to control a fet of the battery unit.
|Providing a peripheral component interconnect (pci)-compatible transaction level protocol for a system on a chip (soc)|
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having an adapter to communicate according to a personal computer (pc) protocol and a second protocol. A first interface coupled to the adapter is to perform address translation and ordering of transactions received from upstream of the adapter.
|Integrating non-peripheral component interconnect (pci) resources into a computer system|
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having an adapter to communicate according to a personal computer (pc) protocol and a second protocol. A first interface coupled to the adapter is to perform address translation and ordering of transactions received from upstream of the adapter.
The present teachings are directed to a shoulder prosthesis having an adjustable radial offset and/or angular inclination provided by relative rotation of an adapter interdisposed between a stem and a head. In one example, a prosthesis has a stem having a first longitudinal axis.
|Multiplex nucleic acid detection methods|
Methods for multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification include (a) providing a sample tissue to query different target nucleic acids, (b) providing different probe sets for each of the target nucleic acids, each probe set including a first locus specific probe having a first adapter sequence and a first target specific portion and a second locus specific probe having a second adapter sequence, and a second target specific portion adjacent to the first target specific portion, (c) hybridizing the probe sets to the target sequences to form hybridization complexes, (d) ligating the hybridization complexes to form ligated probes, (e) amplifying the ligated probes to form amplicons, the amplifying step being carried out with a first universal primer including a region complementary to the first adapter sequence and a second universal primer including a region complementary to the second adapter sequence, and (f) detecting the amplicons in a detection system by sequencing each of the amplicons.. .
|Multi-position duckhead adapter plugs and associated moveable plug assemblies|
Multi-position duckhead adapter plugs and associated moveable plug assemblies are disclosed that may be provided, for example, to couple an electrically powered device such as an information handling system to an ac mains power receptacle. A multi-position duckhead adapter plug may utilize electrically-conductive prongs configured and dimensioned for insertion into corresponding electrically-conducive sockets of a plug receptacle.
|Junction box fitting for marine cables|
An electrical conduit ground assembly is provided for electrically and environmentally shielding an electric cable that inserts into a junction box via a through-hole. The assembly includes an adapter flange, first and second annular gaskets, first and second annular washers, a slip-ring, a ground adapter, first and second lock-nuts and a gland nut.
|Rotary connector having a housing and a locking ring|
A rotary connector assembly includes a connector housing sized to mate with a mating adapter and a lock ring. The connector housing includes at least one flexible tab.
|Optical accessory adapter|
An optical accessory adapter is used to couple together a lens apparatus and an optical accessory attached to an object side portion of the lens apparatus having fitting attachment diameters different from each other. The adapter is provided with a cutout portion in a part of a region outside the attachment diameter of the lens apparatus on an object side surface thereof..
|Quick swap camera mount systems|
Camera mounts systems, allowing a camera crew to quickly changeover from one type of camera mount to another type of camera mount, include an adapter plate and a camera mounting plate, which can mount to various types of camera mounts. The adapter plate includes a support platform and primary and secondary female alignment elements, which form sockets.
|Modular adapter assembly for telecoil and auxiliary audio input device mixing|
An exemplary apparatus for use with an auditory prosthesis system includes a housing, a connector port disposed at least partially within the housing and configured to be communicatively coupled to an auxiliary audio input device, a telecoil disposed at least partially within the housing, and a multi-position switch disposed at least partially within the housing and configured to selectively enable the auxiliary audio input device and the telecoil. The auxiliary audio input device is enabled and the telecoil is disabled when the switch is in a first position, both the auxiliary audio input device and the telecoil are enabled when the switch is in a second position, and the telecoil is enabled and the auxiliary audio input device is disabled when the switch is in a third position.
|Techniques for packet management in an input/output virtualization system|
Techniques for managing packets in an input/output virtualization (iov) capable computing environment are described herein. One aspect comprises receiving, at one or more transceivers comprising an input/output capable adapter, a packet addressed to an input/output virtualization capable adapter destination, and forwarding the packet to a virtual router; applying, by a processor circuit coupled to the one or more transceivers, one or more packet management policies to the packet via the virtual router; routing the packet via the virtual router to the input/output virtualization capable adapter destination; and transmitting the packet to the input/output virtualization capable adapter destination via an input/output virtualization capable adapter architecture.
|Establishing secure connection between mobile computing device and wireless hub using security credentials obtained from remote security credential server|
A mobile computing device includes a first wireless local area network adapter; a wireless wide area network adapter configured to connect to a remote security credential server across a wireless wide area network; an optical scanner or a near field radio communication adapter. The mobile computing device is configured to obtain information regarding security credentials from at least one of an optical scan of an optical tag and a near field radio communication exchange with a near field radio communication tag; obtain the security credentials from the remote security credential server across the wireless wide area network by providing the information regarding the security credentials to the remote security credential server which responds with the security credentials; and use the security credentials to establish a secure wireless network connection between the first wireless local area network adapter and a second wireless local area network adapter of a wireless hub..
|Low cost mesh network capability|
A wireless device that utilizes a single network interface to simultaneously connect to an infrastructure network and a mesh network. The device has a driver layer with a media access control module for each network type.
|Optical redirection adapter|
An optical redirection adapter for an electronic device having a camera includes a housing and an optical element. The optical element is attached to the housing and positioned such that, when the adapter is attached the electronic device, the optical element is positioned in the camera's field of view.
A demolition apparatus and an adapter frame of the demolition apparatus are disclosed. The adapter frame may be formed with coupling seats which engage pins on a jaw set to assemble the demolition apparatus.
|Adapter assembly and a process for supplying a sterilant to a packaging system for cleaning and filling of packages|
An adapter assembly (10) and a process for supplying a sterilant to a packaging system for cleaning and filling of packages. Specifically, an adapter assembly (10) for directly supplying from a packaging container, such as a blow-molded tight-head plastic packaging container, a sterilant, such as hydrogen peroxide, to the packaging system without using any intermediate carrier, such as a carboy..
|Adapter kit and method for a paintball marker with a .68 caliper barrel|
A paintball marker adapter kit that enables a paintball marker with a .68 caliber barrel to use .50 caliber paintballs. In one embodiment, the kit includes a hollow barrel tube, a replacement power tube, a replacement linkage arm, and optional feed ball adapters that into the marker's existing ammo feed hopper or a replacement ammo feed hopper.
A brake adapter for a bicycle brake is provided with a bent, rigid tube including a plurality of transverse holes communicating with interior of the bent, rigid tube; and a plurality of rollers rotatably disposed in the transverse holes respectively. Both ends of each transverse hole are smaller than both ends of each roller respectively..
|Wiper blade for the cleaning of vehicle windscreens|
The invention relates to a wiper blade (10) for cleaning vehicle windscreens with a wiper blade body (15) exhibiting a wiper rubber (16) which is connectable to a wiper arm via a wiper blade adapter (11), wherein the wiper rubber (16) exhibits a receiving groove (19, 20) for a spring strip (17, 18) on each of its two longitudinal sides, said spring strip projecting from the receiving groove (19, 20), wherein the two spring strips (17, 18) are disposed in the wiper blade adapter (11) at a defined parallel distance from each other by means of at least one holding element (30) in each case. It is provided according to the invention that the two spring strips (17, 18) are received in holding elements (30), which are u-shaped, in the wiper blade adapter (11) wherein the lateral legs (37, 38) of the holding elements (30) directly embrace the spring strips (17, 18) on their top side and underside, and that the holding elements (30) are received in mounts (29), which are u-shaped in cross-section, of the wiper blade adapter (11)..
|Wiper blade for the cleaning of vehicle windows|
The invention relates to a wiper blade (10) for the cleaning of vehicle windows, with a wiper blade body (12), which is able to be connected to a wiper arm (1) via preferably a wiper blade adapter (11) arranged approximately centrally on the wiper blade body (12), wherein the wiper blade body (12) has a wiper rubber (13) with a wiper lip (14), and wherein a receiving groove (16, 17) which is u-shaped in cross section is formed and in which a strip-shaped spring strip (18, 19) engages in the wiper rubber (13) on both longitudinal sides lying opposite each other. According to the invention, it is provided that the two spring strips (18, 19) are rigidly connected to each other by means of at least one reinforcing element (25), wherein the reinforcing element (25) engages over the wiper blade body (12) on the side facing away from the wiper lip (14) and is connected at least indirectly to the two spring strips (18, 19)..
|Apparatus and method for optimizing use of nvdc chargers|
A method includes detecting removal or depletion of a power supply associated with a powered device. The powered device is configured to receive power from a power adapter via a narrow-voltage direct current/direct current (nvdc) charger and from the power supply.
|Method and system for adapter prefetching|
A cache server prefetches one or more web pages from an origin server prior to those web pages being requested by a user. The cache server determines which web pages to prefetch based on a graph associated with a prefetch module associated with the cache server.
|Home appliance information accumulation server|
A home appliance information accumulation server according to the invention includes a communication unit, a storage unit, a database generation unit, and a database saving unit. The communication unit receives output data of a home appliance and identification information of an adapter which are transmitted from the adapter connected to the home appliance and capable of wireless communication.
|Autonomous semantic software agents and design method therefor, and online simulation apparatus using an inference engine|
A semantic software agent and methods for designing and implementing the software agent and multi-agent systems, where the semantic software agent includes an interface adapter configured to receive instances of data collected and queries from an external source; a semantic repository configured to receive the instances and queries from the interface adapter; and an inference engine configured to receive the instance data from the semantic repository and to generate semantic inferences on the instances based on an ontology and semantic rules. An online simulation apparatus is also provided to generate actions and events for a simulation environment in real-time..
|Systems and methods for anchoring medical devices|
Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device, a tether, and an adapter for securing a medical instrument (such as a catheter or the like) in place relative to a skin penetration point using subcutaneous anchors.. .
|Syringe facilitating retraction of multiple needles|
A syringe for retracting and storing of the needles for transferring the fluids is provided. The syringe includes a hollow rotatable and retractable syringe plunger body, a hollow syringe barrel slidably disposed inside the hollow rotatable and retractable syringe plunger body a plunger slidably disposed in the hollow syringe barrel, a syringe adapter attached to the front end of the hollow syringe barrel, a syringe plunger adapter attached to the syringe adapter, a hollow retractable barrel body attached to the hollow rotatable and retractable syringe plunger body.
|Systems and methods for a power adapter|
In accordance with one embodiment, an adapter for connecting a network device is provided. The adapter includes adapter housing.
|Electrical adapter system|
An electrical system includes an electrical adapter and a stackable electrical adapter. The electrical adapter includes at least one of an electrical plug or an edison screw base configured to receive a primary voltage, a voltage converter circuit configured to convert the primary voltage to the secondary voltage, and a first electrical connector part configured to be detachably coupled to a second electrical connector part of an electrical fixture configured to be powered by the secondary voltage.
|Method for the conditioning of flat objects|
An apparatus which is suitable for carrying out the method has two regions arranged parallel to the apparatus longitudinal axis (l) and above one another, wherein the upper region is configured as an adapter region (1). The lower region is formed as a holding region (2) which comprises a part, provided as a channel (11), of a circumferentially closed or closable channel system which can be supplied with liquid by means of closable supply openings (5).
|Accessories for communication devices|
A modular accessory adapter configured to be selectively attachable to at least one of a communication device and a case for a communication device. The modular accessory adapter includes a first member configured to be rotatably coupled to a second member such that the first member is rotatable relative to the second member to move the modular accessory adapter between a first position and a second position.
|Toner refill device|
A toner refill device includes first and second adapter units defining first and second refill openings, and first and second closure members movable between closed positions open and closed positions to respectively close and open the refill openings. The second closure member has a passage forming element connecting the refill openings when the second closure member is in the open position.