|| List of recent Calor-related patents
|Method of predicting viscosity behavior of thermosetting resin, simulation software, method of producing thermosetting resin, and underfill produced in the production method|
A method of predicting viscosity behavior of a thermosetting resin is provided that is capable of predicting viscosity behavior of a thermosetting resin and void generation in the underfill is suppressed while good solder connection is obtained. The method includes: measuring a reaction rate and measuring viscosity behavior to measure a calorimetry peak and viscosity behavior of the thermosetting resin with three or more rates of temperature increase respectively; fitting a reaction rate to fit measurement data with each rate of temperature increase obtained by the measuring a reaction rate to a kamal model formula to obtain fitting curves; fitting viscosity behavior to fit parameters in the kamal model formula and the measurement data for each rate of temperature increase obtained by the measuring viscosity behavior to a castro-macosko model formula to obtain fitting curves; and calculating virtual viscosity behavior to calculate virtual viscosity behavior of the thermosetting resin at the arbitrary rate of temperature increase by simulation based on each fitting curve for each rate of temperature increase obtained by the fitting viscosity behavior..
|Polymer and solar cell encapsulant using the polymer|
(a3): the polymer has a melting point of 42° c. To 90° c.
|System and methods for monitoring food consumption|
The invention provides a system for monitoring food consumption of a subject, comprising: a registration system configured to receive food data comprising nutrients and/or calories contained in one or more food item served to the subject; an intake detection system configured to detect consumption of said one or more food item, thereby generating real-time food consumption data; and a tracking and analysis system configured to receive food data from said registration system and consumption data from said intake detection system, and configured to utilize said food data and said consumption data to calculate a total amount of one or more nutrient and/or calories consumed by the subject. The invention further provides methods for monitoring food consumption of a subject..
|Frozen carbonated beverage, concentrate and method|
The present invention is a frozen carbonated beverage, a method of making a frozen carbonated beverage and a frozen carbonated beverage concentrate. The frozen carbonated beverage and frozen carbonated beverage concentrate contain fruit juice.
|Thermo-magnetic cycle apparatus|
A vehicle air-conditioner has a magneto-caloric effect type heat pump apparatus (mhp apparatus). Mhp apparatus has a magneto-caloric element (mce element) which generates heat dissipation and heat absorption in response to strength change of an external magnetic field.
|Phytoecdysones for use in weight stabilization after a weight-loss diet|
Phytoecdysones to avoid weight gain in obese mammals previously having undergone a hypocaloric weight-loss diet. The phytoecdysones are added to a food composition.
|Methods and apparatus for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness|
Methods and apparatus are provided for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness. In accordance with a first aspect, an apparatus is provided that is adapted to assist in weight loss and exercise.
|Non-alcohol, beer-taste beverage having improved finish|
The present invention aims to provide a non-alcohol beer-taste beverage having a low saccharide content and a low calorie content, and that has an improved finish. The present invention provides a non-alcohol beer-taste beverage having an α acid content in a specific range and a total amount of an extract component(s) in a specific range..
|Reduced calorie infant formulas containing specific whey to casein ratios|
The present disclosure is directed to nutrition systems including at least a first and a second reduced calorie infant formula having varying whey to casein protein weight ratios for reducing inflammation-related diseases later in life. Particularly, the nutrition systems may be administered to a newborn infant to reduce the risk of obesity later in life..
|Meal intended for human consumption|
This invention relates to a plurality of compositions for dietary health management and its use in the prevention or treatment of cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetes, and also in the prevention and/or management of obesity and generally in weight management and loss. Thus a meal intended for human consumption is provided, the meal comprising: (a) 250-650 kilocalories (1045-4180 kilojoules); (b) 10-50, preferably 20-50, more preferably 30-50 g fibre; (c) 10-50, preferably 10-30, more preferably 10-20 g protein; (d) 0 to 5, preferably less than 3 g starch; and (e) 0 to 2, preferably 0 to 1, most preferably 0 to 0.5 g lactose; (f) at least 20, preferably at least 30, most preferably at least 40 mg of any one flavonoid aglycone; and (g) at least 30, preferably at least 40, most preferably at least 50 mg of any one flavonoid glucoside; wherein the meal comprises 75-1000 mg of total flavonoid aglycone and flavonoid glucoside, wherein the meal comprises no more than 250 mg of any one flavonoid aglycone, wherein the meal comprises no more than 250 mg of any one flavonoid glucoside..
|Low calorie nutritional compositions for maintaining metabolic balance|
The present invention provides nutritional compositions (for example, sensorially acceptable nutritional compositions) that comprise a fruit component, a fiber component, and a micronutrient component. Also provided are methods of making and using the nutritional compositions..
|Formulations of concentrated prunes and prebiotics as laxatives and dietary supplements|
The present invention describes a formulation comprising a prune and/or plum concentrate, and one or more water-soluble, non-digestible, prebiotic oligosaccharides. Optionally, one or more low calorie sweeteners, an antioxidant, calcium sennosides, or sennosides extract, peg-3350, licorice, cocoa, coffee, tea flavors; fruit flavorings and spice flavorings, gelatin, agar-agar, carrageenan, pectin or cocoa powder are added.
|Dietary supplement system for multifunctional anti-aging management and method of use|
A dietary supplement system includes a dietary supplement composition for oral administration by an individual in the morning, the composition, including (a) a telomere maintenance complex including: purslane extract (aerial parts); turmeric rhizome extract (95% curcuminoids); quercetin dehydrate, cayenne pepper fruit; vanadium (as vanadyl sulfate); fenugreek seed; astragalus root extract, omega fatty acid complex including linoleic acid; alpha-linolenic acid; oleic acid borage seed oil gamma-linolenic acid), evening primrose oil fish body oil (eicosapentaenoic acid; docosahexaenoic acid); (b) a calorie restriction mimetics and gene expression complex including trans-resveratrol (from polygonum cuspidatum root extract); pterostilbene fisetin 50% (buxus microphlla sieb (stem and leaf; alpha lipoic acid, coenzyme q-10, betaine hcl, sulfur (from methylsulfonylmethane); l-carnitine tartrate; l-carnitine hcl, and (c) a free radical scavenger complex, including green tea leaf extract catechin and polyphenols); anthocyanins (from bilberry fruit and grape skin extracts).. .
|Apparatus and method for measuring calorie in a beverage|
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for measuring calorie in a beverage. The apparatus comprises a chamber, an information obtaining unit, a concentration measuring unit, a processing unit and a display screen.
|Method for simulating hair having variable colorimetry and device for implementing said method|
In a first aspect, the method for simulating hair having variable colorimetry comprises preliminarily recording, in a first database (101), a given number of images of given hairstyles and, for each image of a given hairstyle, at least one associated colorimetric conversion matrix for obtaining said hairstyle image by applying said matrix to a reference hairstyle image of the same style; preliminarily recording, in a second database (102), at least one colorimetric conversion matrix per lotion for a given number of capillary lotions (l1-lk); determining a resembling hairstyle image in said database by image recognition from an image of a hairstyle (401) retrieved from an initial digital image of a person (400); identifying, in the first database, a reference hairstyle image of the same style as the style of the resembling hairstyle image and a calorimetric conversion matrix associated with the resembling hairstyle image; creating an avatar (410) from the initial digital image of the person (400), which avatar superimposes the image of the face of the person (402) preliminarily retrieved from said initial image, and a hairstyle image (403) reconstructed by applying a calorimetric conversion matrix associated with the resembling hairstyle image to an image of a reference hairstyle from said first database; applying a calorimetric conversion matrix from said second database (102), which matrix corresponds to the capillary lotion selected for simulating the expected color, to said reconstructed hairstyle image.. .
|Apparatus, diabetic treatment system and method for sweetening food|
The current invention relates to an apparatus, in particular a dietary dispenser, to a diabetic treatment system and to a method for sweetening food. The technical problem of enabling the consumer to be satisfied with the flavor, in particular the sweetness, of food and at the same time providing the optimal amount of calories and/or carbohydrates to the consumer in a simple and secure way is solved by an apparatus, in particular a dietary dispenser, comprising at least two reservoirs, at least one nozzle and a dispense mechanism.
|Magnetic heating/cooling apparatus|
[means to solve problem] a magnetic cooling/heating apparatus comprising: a heat transfer unit 1000a comprising a plurality of heat transfer devices 50-1, 50-2, . .
|Thermo-magnetic cycle apparatus|
A magneto-caloric effect type heat pump apparatus provides a thermo-magnetic cycle apparatus. A magnetic field modulating device has a rotary permanent magnet.
|Heat pump with magneto caloric materials and variable magnetic field strength|
A heat pump system is provided that uses mcm for heating or cooling. A magnetic field of decreasing flux intensity is used to decrease power consumption and reduce e.g., the size of one or more magnetic devices associated with creating the magnetic field.
|Calorimetric microfluidic sensor|
A microfluidic sensor includes a microchannel that includes a reaction site with a reagent and a sample inlet. A liquid substance is received at the sample inlet and travels by capillary action to the reaction site.
|Devices and methods for determining the weight of a treadmill user|
A treadmill may comprise a drive motor positioned and configured to drive a treadbelt, and an electrical current sensor configured to measure the electrical current utilized by the drive motor. The treadmill may also include a computer programmed and configured to analyze the measured electrical current usage by the drive motor to determine the weight of a person positioned on the treadbelt.
|Domestic appliance and gaming system interface|
A domestic appliance for recommending a recipe to a user, the domestic appliance comprising: a network connection to receive at least one user energy expenditure parameter; at least one processor programmed to: determine an energy expenditure of the user based on the at least one user energy expenditure parameter; determine a caloric intake recommendation based on the energy expenditure of the user; and determine a recipe recommendation based on the caloric intake recommendation; and at least one audio transducer and/or at least one display configured to communicate the recipe recommendation to the user, said at least one audio transducer being configured to audibly communicate the recipe recommendation, and said at least one display being configured to display the recipe recommendation.. .
|Feedback systems and methods for communicating diagnostic and/or treatment signals to enhance obesity treatments|
Feedback systems and methods communicate implanted sensor-based feedback signals to promote behavior modifications that ameliorate obesity and other eating disorders. The system and methods described may also be applicable to any treatment in which presenting feedback regarding patients' eating and exercise habits is desired.
|Device and method for generating a second temperature variation from a first temperature variation|
A device for generating a second temperature variation Δt2 from a first use temperature variation Δt1, includes an elastocaloric material layer, having an internal temperature which is able to vary by Δt2 in response to a given mechanical stress variation Δσ applied to the elastocaloric material layer. The variation Δσ being induced by the first use temperature variation Δt1 there is a suspended element in mechanical contact with the elastocaloric material layer so as to apply to this layer a mechanical stress that varies in response to the use temperature variation Δt1.
|Plastic flame housing and method of making the same|
A flame element can comprise: a flame housing, fuel, and a medium for a flame. The flame housing is formed from a composition comprising: (a) a first polycarbonate having a loi of greater than or equal to 25% and a glass transition temperature of greater than 170° c.
|Methods, systems, and devices for calculating temperature change of an electrocaloric effect material|
Examples are generally described that include monitoring an electrocaloric effect device. A varying voltage may he applied across an electrocaloric effect material.
|Magnetocaloric heat generator|
A magnetocaloric heat generator having an assembly of at least two magnetocaloric modules with a heat transfer fluid flowing through them. The cold ends of the modules are in fluidic communication via a cold transfer circuit and the hot ends are in fluidic communication via a hot transfer circuit.
|First-order phase-transition la(fe,si)13-based magnetocaloric material showing small hysteresis loss and preparation and use thereof|
The invention provides a first-order phase-transition la(fe,si)13-based magnetocaloric material showing small hysteresis loss, and preparation and use thereof. The material has a nazn13-type structure, is composed of granules with a particle size in the range of 15˜200 μm and not less than 15 μm, and is represented by chemical formula la1-xrx(fe1-p-qcopmnq)13-ysiyaα.
|Conduction based magneto caloric heat pump|
A heat pump is provided that uses multiple stages of mcms to cause heat transfer between a heat receiving end and a heat transmitting end. Thermal blocks are placed along the direction of heat transfer at locations in the heat pump that preclude the transfer of heat in a direction from the heat transmitting end towards the heat receiving end.
|Peakforce photothermal-based detection of ir nanoabsorption|
An apparatus and method of performing photothermal chemical nanoidentification of a sample includes positioning a tip of a probe at a region of interest of the sample, with the tip-sample separation being less than about 10 nm. Then, ir electromagnetic energy having a selected frequency, ω, is directed towards the tip.
|Biometric information processing device, biometric information processing method, and control program|
A biometric information processing device includes a heart rate detection unit, a relative heart rate calculation unit, a relative oxygen intake calculation unit, an oxygen intake estimation unit and a calorie expenditure calculation unit. The relative heart rate calculation unit calculates a relative heart rate obtained from a first difference over a second difference, the first difference being by subtracting a resting heart rate of the subject from the heart rate, the second difference being by subtracting the resting heart rate from a maximum heart rate.
|Biometric information processing device, biometric information processing method, and control program|
A biometric information processing device includes a main case that is designed to be worn on a body of a user. The main case includes a battery unit that provides power to a pulse sensor, a processing unit that determines a biometric information of the user based on information from the pulse sensor, a display unit that displays at least one of the biometric information and a calorie expenditure information spent by the user, and a rotation stop unit that is formed in unison with the main case and is disposed at a 6 o'clock side of the main case, and has an electrical circuit to send an electrical signal to the processing unit..
|Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge|
An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes an amorphous polyester resin and a crystalline polyester resin as a binder resin, and by differential scanning calorimetry, which undergoes processes of a first temperature rise, cooling at a rate of −10° c./min and a second temperature rise, an endothermic peak (1) derived from a resin in which at least the amorphous polyester resin and the crystalline polyester resin are compatible is present in the first temperature rise, an exothermic peak having an intensity of 0.1 j/g or more is not present during the first temperature rise, and at least one exothermic peak (2) is present in a temperature range which is lower than that of the endothermic peak (1) by from 5° c. To 15° c.
|Emulsified liquid seasoning|
Provided is a low-calorie, low-cholesterol emulsified liquid seasoning in which syneresis, separation, and setting are suppressed. The emulsified liquid seasoning includes a crosslinked starch, an octenyl succinate-treated starch, and a polysaccharide thickener.
|Micromachined mass flow sensor with condensation prevention and method of making the same|
The design and manufacture method of a silicon mass flow sensor made with silicon micromachining mems, micro electro mechanical systems) process for applications of gas flow measurement with highly humidified or liquid vapors is disclosed in the present invention. The said silicon mass flow sensor operates with an embedded heater and an adjacent control temperature sensor beneath the integrated calorimetric and thermal dissipative sensing thermistors.
|Synthesis of high caloric fuels and chemicals|
In one embodiment, the present application discloses methods to selectively synthesize higher alcohols and hydrocarbons useful as fuels and industrial chemicals from syngas and biomass. Ketene and ketonization chemistry along with hydrogenation reactions are used to synthesize fuels and chemicals.
|Shunting of dietary lipids including cholesterol|
Methods and devices for redirecting at least a portion of a fluid from the mesenteric lymphatic system for elimination from the body are disclosed. The fluid may be redirected for elimination through the urinary system or redirected outside the body.
|System and method for gastric restriction and malabsorption|
The present disclosure relates generally to prosthetic devices for use in restricting food and caloric intake into the stomach and of absorption of the food components in the stomach and small intestine. The system includes an elongated bariatric sleeve having a normally superior or upper proximal end and a normally inferior or lower distal end.
|System and method for a microfluidic calorimeter|
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for a microfluidic calorimeter apparatus. A microfluidic calorimeter system includes a calorimetry apparatus and a processor in connection with the apparatus.