|| List of recent Adapter-related patents
|Adapter load button lockout|
A surgical device is provided. The surgical device includes: a jaw assembly comprising a first jaw and a second jaw moveable relative to the first jaw and an elongated body removably coupled to a proximal end of the jaw assembly.
|Intelligent adapter assembly for use with an electromechanical surgical system|
An adapter assembly is provided and includes a housing for connection with a surgical device and for operative communication with at least one rotatable drive shaft of the surgical device; an outer tube having a proximal end supported by the housing and a distal end for connection with a selected end effector, wherein the distal end of the outer tube is in operative communication with each of the at least one force receiving drive member of the end effector; at least one drive transmitting/converting assembly for interconnecting a respective one of the at least one rotatable drive shaft of the surgical device and one of the at least one force receiving drive member of the end effector; and a circuit board supported in the housing and storing at least one of operating parameters and life cycle information which are unique to the adapter assembly.. .
|Surgical instrument with selectable integral or external power source|
A surgical instrument includes a body, a shaft, and an end effector. The shaft extends distally from the body.
|Method for the identification of the clonal source of a restriction fragment|
The present invention relates to a high throughput method for the identification and detection of molecular markers wherein restriction fragments are generated and suitable adaptors comprising (sample-specific) identifiers are ligated. The adapter-ligated restriction fragments may be selectively amplified with adaptor compatible primers carrying selective nucleotides at their 3′ end.
|Adapter structure of ventilating fan|
An adapter structure of a ventilating fan includes an oval metal adapter and an oval metal shutter provided in the metal adapter having a shape corresponding to the oval metal adapter. A symmetry axis of a longitudinal cross-section of the oval metal shutter in the horizontal direction is a major axis, and a symmetry axis in the vertical direction is a minor axis.
|Modular rail adapter system|
A modular rail adapter that automates latching an adapter to a din rail without the need for users to manually latch adapter to a rail. Users simply snap the adapter to the din rail in one, continuous movement using a built-in, self-latching catch mechanism.
|Secure sc optical fiber connector and removal tools|
An optical fiber connector plug having an anti-snag guide to prevent the plug from being caught on corners and edges when an attached cable is being pulled around corners and edges during installation and removal of the optical fiber connector plug. The optical fiber connector plug includes a unique arrangement of different width apertures corresponding to a removal tool having corresponding different width prongs to be received by the apertures to release the optical fiber connector plug from a coupling adapter..
|Fiber optic module and system including rear connectors|
A telecommunications assembly including a housing and a plurality of modules mounted within the housing. The modules includes a rear face in which is mounted at least one fiber optic connector.
|Optical fiber adapter|
An optical fiber adapter according to the present disclosure includes a main body, an inner housing and a cover plate. The main body has an accommodation room in an axial direction defined by a first wall, a second wall, a third wall and a fourth wall, wherein the first wall faces the third wall and connects with the second and fourth walls.
|Optical signal transmission device|
An optical signal transmission device includes a first and a second photoelectric converting device, a first and a second connector, a plurality of first optical fibers, a plurality of second optical fibers, and an adapter module. The first and the second photoelectric converting devices are electrically connected with the first and the second electronic device.
|Ultrahigh-density fiber distribution components|
A pre-terminated distribution module is provided with a set of multicore fiber (mcf) connector adapters at its front end and a set of multifiber mcf connector adapters at a second end. The mcf connector adapters and multifiber mcf connector adapters are connected to each other within the module housing by means of an mcf fanout.
|Cylindrical optical ferrule alignment apparatus|
An alignment sleeve for an optical fiber adapter includes features to bring precision alignment between optical fiber cores. The sleeve includes a tubular inner area to accept first and second ferrule ends of first and second connectors.
|Interconnecting adapter for lc type optical connectors|
The invention prevents an lc type optical connector plug from seriously harming a body of a worker, particularly eyes of the worker in a work for fitting the lc type optical connector plug having various concavo-convex shapes. A connector housing (1) has in its inner side of a side wall a guide groove line (7a, 7b, 12) which inserts and guides lc type optical connector plugs (p1, p2) from its fitting portion, and a recess portion (11b) which conforms to a swing motion of a shutter plate (11), and the guide groove line (7a, 7b, 12) is constructed by cutting a part of the guide groove line (7a, 7b, 12) so as to form the same planar shape by forming the recess portion (11b)..
An adapter (60) for an apparatus (50) for measuring a first property of an eye is attachable to the apparatus (50), wherein, when the adapter (60) is attached to the apparatus (50), a second additional property of the eye is measurable,. .
|Outside-mounted frame for refrigeration systems|
A frame assembly can be configured to couple one or more doors to a refrigeration case having an opening. The frame assembly can be mounted outside the opening of the refrigeration case, which can reduce the amount of energy needed for heating the frame assembly and doors to prevent condensation.
|Device and method for stabilizing a chair on unstable surfaces|
The present invention is a device and method for stabilizing a chair on unstable ground. The device is particularly suited for chairs having horizontal or longitudinal leg support sections that contact the ground.
|Bladder stress reducer cap|
A submersible pump assembly has modules, including a rotary pump, an electrical motor, and a seal section located between the motor and the pump. The seal section has a tubular housing with a lower adapter secured to the housing and joining the seal section with the motor.
|Decorative devices, and methods for making and using same|
A disclosed decorative device includes an elongate, flexible foam body, an elongate, pliable core element, a pair of adapters, and a pair of end pieces. A method for making the decorative device is described, as is a method for retaining hair using the decorative device.
|Dampening adapter for mounting a cutting tool onto a turret and a method of use|
A dampening adapter is disclosed for mounting a cutting tool onto a machine turret to reduce vibration and flexing when the cutting tool engages a work piece, and a method of using the dampening adapter.. .
|Cold finger for cryocoolers|
Method for fabricating a cold finger for attachment to a base assembly of a cold head of a stirling cycle or pulse tube cryocooler. The exterior of a titanium alloy workpiece is machined to form a cylindrical outer surface.
|Coupling assemblies with enhanced take up|
Coupling assemblies for releasably holding separable parts together, and in particular for releasably securing a wear member to a support structure in excavating equipment are formed so as to provide increased take up to ensure a tight fit of the wear member on the support structure even if considerable deviation between the parts exists due to wearing, manufacturing variations or the like. The coupling assemblies are suitable for securing points, adapters, shrouds, or other replaceable component to various excavating equipment.
|Software delivery for virtual machines|
One embodiment entails delivering a software payload to guest software in a virtual machine so that the software payload is part of a file system accessible by the guest software, wherein the delivery is such that the software payload is part of a file system accessible by the guest software. The delivering utilizes a virtual device of the virtual machine, but does not involve either a virtual network interface card (nic) or any virtual host bus adapter (vhba) of the virtual machine.
|Software update methodology|
Software update information is communicated to a network appliance either across a network or from a local memory device. The software update information includes kernel data, application data, or indicator data.
|Net-centric adapter for interfacing enterprises systems to legacy systems|
A configurable system for translating, exchanging and integrating data and services among disparate software applications is provided. The system includes a first connection that interfaces with an enterprise system, a second connection that interfaces with a legacy system, and an adapter module coupled to the first and second connections.
|Audio signal receiving device and system for transmitting audio signal, audio signal receiver device, audio signal transmission system|
An audio signal receiving device and a system for transmitting an audio signal are provided. The system comprises an audio signal adapter device and an audio signal receiving device; the audio signal adapter device comprises an audio interface and an adapter end interface; an audio pin of the audio interface is connected with a first audio signal pin of the adapter end interface, a ground pin of the audio interface is connected with a first reference signal pin of the adapter end interface; the audio signal receiving device comprises a receiving end interface, a usb physical layer control module and an audio signal receiving module; the receiving end interface has a second audio signal pin and a second reference signal pin; the usb physical layer control module comprises a comparator; the audio signal receiving module is connected with an output pin of the comparator..
|Hand held electromechanical surgical system including battery compartment diagnostic display|
An electromechanical surgical system is provided and includes a hand-held surgical device. The surgical device includes a device housing defining a connecting portion for selectively connecting with an adapter assembly, the housing being configured to removably receive a battery therein; at least one drive motor supported in the device housing and being configured to rotate a drive shaft; and a circuit board disposed within the housing for controlling power delivered from a battery to the motor.
|Apparatus for surface finishing workpieces and chucking device of an apparatus of this kind|
An apparatus for surface finishing workpieces has a workpiece holder, on which a chucking device for releasably fixing the workpieces to be machined is secured, and a container arranged underneath the workpiece holder in order to receive grinding and/or polishing granules, which can be moved relative to the workpiece holder. A chucking device has a chuck, which is designed for at least partially positive holding of the workpiece for conjoint rotation.
A power adapter includes a casing, a first connector, a rotary mechanism and a second connector. The first connector is rotatably disposed on a bottom of the casing.
|Power adapters for powering and/or charging peripheral devices|
A power adapter for a peripheral device such as portable electronics device is disclosed. The power adapter includes a housing that contains electrical components associated with the power adapter.
|Reinforced structural member and frame structures|
Disclosed are frame members and mullions for a window frame that comprise a reinforcing member that is surrounded by an outer plastic layer. The outer plastic layer is held securely to the reinforcing member as a result of a waist banding effect that comprises an inward force created by the outer plastic layer as it cools and contracts around the reinforcing member.
|Fiber optic connector holder and method|
A fiber optic connector holder is sized to fit within an opening for mounting a fiber optic adapter. The fiber optic connector holder is configured to permit a fiber optic connector with a dust cap positioned about a ferrule and a polished end face of an optical fiber held by the ferrule to be inserted within and releasably held by the connector holder.
|Projector light bulb|
A display system that includes a projector light bulb. The system includes a light fixture with a conventional light bulb socket.
|Audio signal receiving device, audio signal adapter device and system for transmitting audio signal|
An audio signal receiving device, an audio signal adapter device and a system for transmitting an audio signal are provided. The audio signal adapter device is connected with an audio signal sending device and the audio signal receiving device and is configured to transmit a signal between the audio signal sending device and the audio signal receiving device, and the device comprises: a loudspeaker interface having an audio pin, a ground pin and a mic pin; and a adapter end interface having an audio signal pin, a reference signal pin and a ground pin.
|Micro secure digital adapter|
A micro secure digital (sd) adapter, for adapting a micro sd card to an sd interface, the micro sd adapter comprising a micro sd slot, for disposing the micro sd card; a pin module, comprising a plurality of signal pins, a first ground pin, and a second ground pin; a plurality of connectors, for conducting the plurality of signal pins and the first ground pin to the micro sd card according to a pin configuration of the micro sd card when the micro sd card is disposed in the micro sd slot; and a conducting module, electrically connected between a terminal of a first connector corresponding to the first ground pin and the second ground pin.. .
An adapter circuit for connecting a switching circuit of an airport visual aid is equipped with an led as a light source and a secondary-side coil (secondary side) of a supply transformer, wherein at least one switch element is provided for selectively making or breaking the connection and wherein at least one trigger circuit is provided for actuating the switch element when a specified voltage level is exceeded, wherein the switch element is provided between the trigger, circuit and the secondary side of the supply transformer and/or the trigger circuit is connected to the switch contact and to the switching circuit of the led airport visual aid.. .
|Device for injecting a filling material in the fluid phase into a canal space|
A method is for fabricating a device for injecting a filler material in the fluid phase into a root canal space, the device including an adapter nozzle, an auto-mixer connected to the adapter nozzle, an intra-oral injection nozzle positioned at the upper end of the auto-mixer. The method includes using a shape memory material to make the injection nozzle so as to be bendable according to a desired orientation.
|Method for greasing the mated threads of a threaded connector and related device|
A method for greasing the mated threads of a valve stem and a stem nut of a motor-operated valve without the need to actuate the valve and without the need for an internal grease path within the stem nut includes pressurizing one end of the thread interface defined by the mating threads with pressurized grease. A device for carrying out the method may include a thread lubricator that has a bore that receives the free end of the valve stem and an adapter nut that attaches the thread lubricator to the valve housing.
|Hanger and adapter to support a gun holster|
A clothes hanger made to support a gun holster and an adapter for use with a clothes hanger to support the same. In one form, the hanger generally includes a standard clothes hanger having a center panel for supporting the gun holster.
|Method for the arrangement of a drive unit in a revolving door|
A method for arranging a drive unit in a revolving door, the drive unit being arranged at a ceiling element of the revolving door and configured to drive a turnstile of the revolving door, includes: arranging an adapter element at the ceiling element; arranging an electronically commutated multipole motor at an adapter element; and adjusting, by the adapter element, the multipole motor relative to the turnstile of the revolving door.. .
|Modular firearm forend|
In one embodiment, a forend for a firearm includes an adapter module configured to mount below a barrel and in front of a receiver of a specific model of a firearm, such as a shotgun, and a universal firearm accessory module coupled to one or more surfaces of the adapter module. The adapter module can include an upper surface that substantially conforms to a lower surface of the barrel, a longitudinal bore configured to receive a tubular magazine of the firearm concentrically therein, and lower and external side surfaces defining a plug.
|Network adapter based zoning enforcement|
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to enforcing zoning at a network adapter of an end point device. Thus, a network adapter can monitor the communications that are sent and/or received by the adapter and discard communications that are prohibited based on the zoning rules applicable to the adapter.
|Methods for creating and identifying functional rna interference elements|
The invention relates to the control of gene expression. Specifically, the invention provides compositions and methods for the production and use of recombinant nucleic acid molecules that have the ability to specifically downregulate an expressed target gene in vivo.
|Distribution networks for safety sensors and devices|
In distribution networks for safety sensors and devices, aspects of the invention provide routing individualized status signals in parallel to potential safety sensor locations in addition to serially routing safety signals to provide substantially increased protection. A shorting plug that electrically shorts together an individualized status signal to a voltage reference level at a safety sensor location, in addition to electrically shorting together the safety signals for electrical continuity, provides individualized status information for each potential safety sensor location in addition to the serial safety information provided by the safety signals.
|Electrical connector assembly with high float bullet adapter|
A high float connector assembly that comprises a first connector that has at least a first contact, a second connector that is configured to mate to the first connector, wherein the second connector has at least a second contact, a high float bullet adapter that is disposed between the first and second connectors, wherein the high float bullet adapter includes a housing that has at least one hole, and at least one high float bullet subassembly is received in the hole of the housing. The high float bullet subassembly has an inner contact, an insulator that supports the inner contact, and an outer ground body that holds the inner contact and the insulator.
|Adapting device for linear compressor, and compressor provided with such device|
The present invention relates to an adapter for connecting a resilient member 1 to a magnetic actuator 2 of a linear compressor, comprised of at least one support member 6 cooperating with a resilient element 1, said support member 6 comprising a substantially cylindrical part equipped with intermediate perimeter salient portion 61; at least one fastening element 7 cooperating with the support member 8 and the magnetic actuator 2, and means for enabling interconnection between a magnetic actuator 2 and a resilient member 1 of a detachable and electrically insulated linear compressor, the fastening element 7 being made in electrically insulating and non-magnetic material, for example, ceramic.. .
|Device for improving compatibility of solid state light sources with phase-cut dimmers|
A device suppresses flicker and improves compatibility of a lamp including at least one solid state light source, the lamp being operably connected to a control circuit, such as a dimmer circuit. The device includes a connector enabling connection of the solid state light source to a lamp socket configured to receive an incandescent light source, and an adapter circuit connected in parallel with the at least one solid state light source when the solid state light source is connected to the socket via the connector.
|Load adapter with total harmonic distortion reduction|
A low thd load adapter system is disclosed. The load adapter system includes a first lighting module and a second lighting module connected parallel to the first lighting module.
|Adjustable weight supporting apparatus and method|
An adjustable weight supporting apparatus is provided with a horizontal member, an optional vertical member, an optional adapter, and legs. The weight supporting apparatus may be used to support the weight of an automobile or other object.
|Glass neck adapter for plastic beverage container|
A glass neck adapter can include universal threads to screw onto a standard conventional plastic beverage container or bottle. The glass neck adapter can be attached on a plastic bottle to allow a person drinking from the plastic bottle to feel the sensation of drinking out of a glass bottle when the lips of the drinker contact the glass mouth of the neck adapter mounted on the plastic bottle.
|Chain link of a transport chain, transport chain of a conveyor and conveyor|
A chain link of a transport chain of a conveyor for conveying an article hanging from a holding adapter includes a base body having lateral contact surfaces configured to enable friction rollers to be pressed there against for driving the transport chain. Arranged on the base body at ends in spaced-apart relationship in a conveying direction are coupling sections for swingable connection with a neighboring chain link.
|Adapter for ornamental accessory|
An accessory adapter for mounting an ornamental piece with two opposing edges. The adapter has a body with two spaced members forming a cavity therebetween for receiving one of the edges.
|Foldable-storable pole saw|
A pole saw includes a long handle with end adapter, a blade-carrying component pivoted to the end adapter for movement between an extended use position and a handle-adjacent storage position, and a saw blade fixed to the blade-carrying component. The end adapter and holding component are cast aluminum for strength and light weight, and are pivoted together about an offset axis so that the blade and blade-carrying component are positioned adjacent the handle in a partially protected position when collapsed for storage.
|Wiper blade device|
The invention relates to a wiper blade device comprising a wiper blade adapter (10) and a wiper strip unit (12). According to the invention, said wiper strip unit (12) has at least one securing recess (14) which, in at least one operating state, forms an interlocking connection with the wiper blade adapter (10)..
|System and method for achieving high performance data flow among user space processes in storage systems|
Fault isolation capabilities made available by user space can be provided for a embedded network storage system without sacrificing efficiency. By giving user space processes direct access to specific devices (e.g., network interface cards and storage adapters), processes in a user space can initiate input/output requests without issuing system calls (and entering kernel mode).
|Apparatus including memory system controllers and related methods|
Memory system controllers can include a host bus adapter (hba) and a serial advanced technology attachment (sa) programming compliant device coupled to the hba via a function-specific interconnect configured to simultaneously transfer a command, a response, and other information between the hba and the sa programming compliant device.. .
|Apparatus, method, and program for exchanging message or making voice call via network|
[solution] each member of an instant messaging system 1 connects an aroma emitting adapter 13 to a terminal device 12 and loads an aroma cartridge 14 containing aroma liquid in the aroma emitting adapter 13, whereby the member can log on a messaging server device 11. The terminal device 12 of the member who logs onto displays names of the members with whom the message exchange or conversation can be made among the other members who are currently logged on.
|Patient consent and confidentiality|
A system and method for managing patient consent. A master matching index (mmi) includes a collection of patient information and identifiers.
|Humeral component of a shoulder prosthesis|
A humeral component of a shoulder prosthesis encloses a stem module which has a shank and an upper shank portion with a stem support surface. A joint adapter is adapted to hold either a liner or a spherical cap.
A surgical tunneler assembly is used to pass a cable or other elongate member through the skin. A surgical tunneler may include a lance including a first segment, a second end segment, and a connector on each one of the first end segment and the second end segment.
|Pivot point arm for a robotic system used to perform a surgical procedure|
A pivot port that can provide a pivot point for a surgical instrument. The pivot port may be held in a stationary position by a support arm assembly that is attached to a table.
|Cardiac event monitoring system|
A cardiac event monitoring system includes a base unit including a base connector, a wearable electrode system, and a plug-in adapter. The wearable electrode system includes a cable, an electrode at one end of the cable, and a cable connector at the other end of the cable.
An apparatus for use with a first rj-type female receptacle having an open, plug receiving end and an internal cavity, the first rj-type female receptacle designed to receive a corresponding first modular mating rj-type male plug, the apparatus having: a housing having a front face, a top wall, a bottom wall and side walls defining an opening formed within the front face; and the apparatus received in the first rj-type female receptacle, and the opening dimensioned to receive a second modular mating rj-type male plug, wherein the second modular mating rj-type male plug is dimensioned smaller than the first modular mating rj-type male plug.. .