|| List of recent Elective-related patents
|Collaborative parental control of streaming media|
A network device receives a request for a selected video from a first user at a client device, and determines similarities between a second user associated with the first user and other parents in a collaborative community, wherein the similarities are determined based on the second user's, and the other users', prior censoring of videos. The network device obtains all exclusions applied by the second user, and the other users, in the collaborative community to the selected video, wherein each of the exclusions comprises a portion of the selected video identified for censoring by one of the users in the collaborative community.
|Method and system for blocking transmission of data on a mobile device|
A software application stored in a memory in a mobile device for selectively blocking data transmission via a mobile device over a communication network, comprising means for identifying a software application of interest from among a plurality of software applications stored in a memory of the mobile device, means for determining a categorization of the software application of interest based on data provided over the communication network from a database, and means for selectively restricting transmission of data to or from the software application of interest over the communication network based on the determined categorization, wherein personally identifiable information is prevented from being transmitted by the software application of interest if the determined categorization indicates that transmission of date to or from the software application of interest is to be restricted.. .
|Exchanging content and tools between users|
There is disclosed a method for an interactive display surface adapted to detect multiple inputs, the method comprising: associating a plurality of displayed objects with a respective plurality of inputs; and selectively exchanging the objects between at least two inputs.. .
|Reactive power supply|
Embodiments are directed to a reactive power supply circuit comprising: a capacitor configured to provide an output of the power supply circuit based on power received from a power source, a processor configured to control the output based on at least one of: a state of a first switch that selectively couples the capacitor to the power source based on a detected level of the output, and a state of at least one second switch that selectively couples the capacitor to the power source based on a determination of a state of one or more loads coupled to the output.. .
|Trusted tamper reactive secure storage|
A cryptographic system includes a memory device and a processor. The memory device has at least two sections, including a first section and a second section.
|Selective modification of encrypted application layer data in a transparent security gateway|
According to one embodiment, a transparent security gateway is coupled between a client end station (ces) and a web application server (was). The security gateway monitors an encryption protocol handshake between the ces and the was to capture, using a provided private key of the was, a generated symmetric key to be used for an encryption layer connection.
|Selectively performing man in the middle decryption|
An agent on a device within a network receives a request to access a resource outside the network. A first encrypted connection is established between the device and the agent, and a second encrypted connection is established between the agent and the resource, to facilitate encrypted communication traffic between the device and the resource.
|Policy-based application management|
Improved techniques for managing enterprise applications on mobile devices are described herein. Each enterprise mobile application running on the mobile device has an associated policy through which it interacts with its environment.
|Embedded management controller for high-density servers|
The described embodiments comprise an embedded management controller for managing a server on a sled device. The embedded management controller on the sled device comprises a processing mechanism; a plurality of internal interfaces coupled to the processing mechanism, each internal interface coupled to a corresponding interface of the server; and an external interface coupled to the processing mechanism, the external interface configured to be coupled to a system management controller separate from the sled device.
|Method and apparatus for electronic mail filtering|
Messages having a reputation score higher than at least one message already on a queue are added to the queue when the queue has already reached the predetermined maximum permitted size. One or more messages having a low reputation score may be discarded from a bottom of the queue in favor of a new incoming message having a higher reputation score.
|Using the distance from a forum posting as criteria to selectively convey email notifications or not|
A collaboration server determines a response to a posting on a communication forum. The collaboration server determines whether or not to convey an email notification to a posting user via email based upon a distance threshold established for email notifications.
|Single device with multiple personas|
A single device that receives communications, resources, data, and/or other information intended for a user having multiple contact addresses is provided. The single device can receive various information intended for multiple telephone numbers, email aliases, screen names, aliases, other means of contact, or combinations thereof.
|Video link discovery in a video-link aggregation system|
Methods and systems for presentation of content through an interface to provide personalized video feeds to a user. A selective feed is generated by combining a first service feed and a second service feed.
|System and method of selecting a virtual card application|
A novel system and methodology for conducting financial and other transactions using a wireless device. Credentials may be selectively issued by issuers such as credit card companies, banks, and merchants to consumers permitting the specific consumer to conduct a transaction according to the authorization given as reflected by the credential or set of credentials.
|Methods, devices and systems for green content management and improving green procurement|
A computer-implemented method for a mobile computing device to provide environmental information may comprise detecting a location of the mobile computing device within or adjacent to a building or structure; accessing a remote database over a computer network; querying the accessed database based on the detected location; receiving environmental information associated with the building or structure from the database over the computer network; and selectively displaying the received environmental information based upon received user selections. The database may comprise, for example, building information model (bim) information..
|Physical quantity detection apparatus|
Provided is a sensor signal output apparatus that outputs a sensor signal at times of the sensor being in steady operation and outputs the operational status of the sensor instead of the sensor signal when the sensor is at fault or in non-steady operation in order to thereby to have a receiver machine obtain a correct sensor signal. The sensor signal output apparatus includes a sensor detecting a physical quantity, a diagnosis part diagnosing the operating state of the sensor, and a communication part transmitting the result of detection by the sensor and the result of diagnosis by the diagnosis part.
|Good-efficiency rpm zone display device for construction machinery|
An apparatus for displaying an rpm section having a good efficiency for a construction machine is disclosed, which includes a control unit outputting different control signals depending on whether a current engine rpm belongs to a predetermined rpm section having the good efficiency, and a good-efficiency display unit selectively turning on or off an led lamp according to the control signal output from the control unit. Since the rpm section having the good efficiency of the construction machine equipment is defined and the led lamp for indicating the good-efficiency state is turned on if the current engine rpm belongs to the rpm section, a client can finally achieve good fuel efficiency in using the construction machine equipment..
|Multiple component prosthetic heart valve assemblies and methods for delivering them|
Multiple component heart valves and apparatus and methods for implanting them are provided. The heart valve generally includes a first annular prosthesis and a second valve prosthesis.
|Method of radially-asymmetric stent expansion|
This invention gives physicians in situ control to create differences in wall porosity between different areas of a stent wall. This enables a physician to customize the stent within a blood vessel to selectively block blood flow to an aneurysm with a low-porosity area of the stent wall, but allow blood flow to nearby branching vessels through one or more high-porosity areas of the stent wall.
An atherectomy device has a drive circuit which rotates a direct-current motor. The drive circuit has a three-terminal regulator having an adj terminal.
|Multifunctional attachment for electrocautery surgical device|
A multifunctional surgical device particularly for use during electro cauterization for irrigation, and/or smoke and/or fluid evacuation as required. The device comprises a working hub incorporating an elongated tube and including a vacuum port disposed through an exterior wall of the hub, the port being fluidly connectable to a source of vacuum or irrigation fluid; a stopcock which selectively connects the vacuum port and an outlet into the stopcock from the elongated tube, the stopcock selectively allowing a fluid connection to be formed between the vacuum port and the elongated tube; an open central passage longitudinally disposed through the device; the elongated tube having proximal and distal ends and being disposed co-linearly with the central passage, sized and configured to seat within a cannula and receive within the central passage the shaft of an endoscopic tool, while space remains therearound to pass fluid in either direction about the tool shaft..
|Electrosurgical systems and methods|
System and methods of an electrosurgical controller having multiple modes of operation that are configured for treatment of a specific targeted tissue type and the electrosurgical effect desired where the treatment and effect are provided by a single controller and an electrosurgical probe. The electrosurgical controller includes an integrated fluid control apparatus or pump where activation of the controller allows for selective energy delivery and corresponding fluid volume flow rates.
|Apertured nonwoven materials and methods for forming the same|
The present disclosure is generally directed, in part, to a selectively apertured nonwoven material forming a portion of a disposable absorbent article. The nonwoven material comprises a layer of bicomponent fibers, and a plurality of apertures formed in the layer of bicomponent fibers.
|Devices and methods for treating accidental bowel leakage|
Described here are body liners and methods for treating accidental bowel leakage using one or more body liners. The body liners may be formed from one or more liner layers and in some instances may comprise one or more adhesive regions to connect the body liners to the skin of a wearer.
|Drug delivery devices and methods of use thereof|
Drug delivery devices are provided that are configured to release drug following passive or active activation of the device protecting the drug contained therein. In one aspect, the device may be configured to release a drug following selective application of light irradiation to the device.
Described is an autoinjector comprising a case, a needle shroud slidably arranged in the case, a chassis slidably arranged in the case and rotatably coupled to the needle shroud, an outer plunger selectively engaged to the chassis, an inner plunger selectively engaged to the outer plunger, and a drive spring applying a biasing force to the outer plunger. The biasing force is applied to the inner plunger when the inner plunger is engaged to the outer plunger.
Provided is a cassette unit suitable for use with an auto-injector having an electrically powered drive unit. The cassette unit has a housing defining a cassette unit housing cavity and a needle projection aperture.
|Sampling catheter devices, methods, and systems|
A sampling catheter encloses a sampling brush which can be selectively extended and retracted from and into the catheter assembly to allow insertion and movement of the catheter while presenting a smooth surface to the body lumen. The selective extension and retraction of the brush allows it to be withdrawn while limiting contamination by contact with tissue outside of the sampled region.
|Kit of parts for use in retracting body tissue|
A retractor for use in spinal surgery comprises a frame including a ring member defining a generally central interior space. A plurality of blades is releasably supported respectively to slidable arms each supported on the ring member for individual translational movement relative to the ring member.
|Method of retracting body tissue during surgery|
A retractor for use in spinal surgery comprises a frame including a ring member defining a generally central interior space. A plurality of blades is releasably supported respectively to slidable arms each supported on the ring member for individual translational movement relative to the ring member.
|Catalyst for the oxidation of hydrocarbons consisting of molybdenum, vanadium, niobium, tellurium, manganese and cobalt|
A catalyst material for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, in particular for the selective oxidation of propane to acrylic acid, comprising a) molybdenum (mo), b) vanadium (v), c) niobium (nb), d) tellurium (te), e) manganese (mn) and cobalt, in which the molar ratio of at least one element, which is selected from manganese and cobalt, to molybdenum lies in the range 0.01 to 0.2. Furthermore, a catalyst for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, a use of the catalyst material or of the catalyst, a method for producing a catalyst material for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, and a method for the selective oxidation of propane to acrylic acid..
|Methods for the synthesis of 13c labeled dha and use as a reference standard|
A method for preparing 13c labeled docosahexaenoic acid (dha) represented by formula a: the method comprises the conversion of 2-pentyn-1-ol to 13c labeled dha by reaction with propargyl alcohol, 13c labeled propargyl alcohol and methyl pent-4-ynoate. The various steps involved include tosylation, coupling, bromination, selective hydrogenation and ester hydrolysis to obtain the final product..
|Allosteric modulators of 5-hydroxytryptamine 2c receptor (5-ht2cr)|
The disclosure is directed to compounds identified as allosteric modulators of 5-ht 2cr, as well as pharmaceutical compositions and methods using the same. Certain embodiments also include methods of identifying and methods of synthesizing the compounds.
|Cdr regions of monoclonal antibody that antagonize sphinogosine 1-phosphate and related methods|
Materials and method for treating cancer and screening for anti-neoplastic agents are provided. These materials and methods can include sphingosine 1-phosphate antagonists that bind to sphingosine-1 phosphate receptor subtype 3.
|Small molecules that covalently modify transthyretin|
Reacts chemoselectively with one or two of four lys-15 ε-amino groups within the transthyretin tetramer. The crystal structure confirms the binding orientation of the compound substructure and the conjugating amide bond.
|3-phenyl-isoquinolin-1(2h)-one derivatives as parp-1 inhibitors|
There are provided substituted 3-phenyl-isoquinolin-1(2h)-one derivatives which selectively inhibit the activity of poly(adp-ribose) polymerase parp-1 with respect to poly(adp-ribose) polymerase parp-2. The compounds of the present invention are therefore useful in treating diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, central nervous system injury and different forms of inflammation.
|Combination of mek inhibitors and selective inhibitors of aurora a kinase|
The present invention relates to methods for the treatment of proliferative disorders. In particular, the invention provides methods for treatment of proliferative disorders by administering a mek inhibitor in combination with a selective inhibitor of aurora a kinase..
|Multiple speed transmission and method of operation|
A family of transmissions has four planetary gear sets, five controllable clutches and brake, and a passive one way brake. Selective engagement of the brakes and clutches in combinations of three produces eight forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio.
|Infinitely variable transmissions, continuously variable transmissions, methods, assemblies, subassemblies, and components therefor|
Inventive embodiments are directed to components, subassemblies, systems, and/or methods for continuously and infinitely variable transmissions (ivt). In one embodiment, a variator is adapted to receive a control system that cooperates with a shift nut to actuate a ratio change in an ivt.
A mobile terminal including a terminal body having a front surface and a rear surface; a front notification unit and a rear notification unit formed on the front surface and the rear surface, respectively, and configured to notify events generated in the mobile terminal using light emitted from light sources; a display module formed on the front surface together with the front notification unit; and a controller configured to selectively operate the front notification unit and the rear notification unit according to a placed status of the terminal body.. .
|Systems and methods to customize the presentation of prompts to establish communication connections|
Methods and apparatuses to selectively present and customize user prompts in establishing anonymized communication connections, based on available information about the parties to be connected and/or user preferences. For example, the information can be transmitted from a mobile device to a connection server for association with the communication reference of the mobile device in response to an input from the user of the mobile device.
|Technique to reduce the third harmonic of an on-state rf switch|
Rf switching circuitry includes an rf switch coupled between an input node and an output node. Distortion compensation circuitry is coupled in parallel with the rf switch between the input node and the output node.
|Stuffed animal with storage pouch for plastic bags or the like|
A storage pouch is adapted for use with an animal body comprising a trunk having a waist and a shoulder. The storage pouch comprises a generally tubular shape garment comprising a continuous fabric panel defining an interior storage space having a top end opening and a bottom end opening.
|Methods for etching a substrate|
In some embodiments, a method for etching features into a substrate may include exposing a substrate having a photoresist layer disposed atop the substrate to a first process gas to form a polymer containing layer atop sidewalls and a bottom of a feature formed in the photoresist layer, wherein the first process gas is selectively provided to a first area of the substrate via a first set of gas nozzles disposed within a process chamber and; exposing the substrate to a second process gas having substantially no oxygen to etch the feature into the substrate, wherein the second process gas is selectively provided to a second area of the substrate via a second set of gas nozzles disposed in the process chamber.. .
|Methods of manufacturing finfet semiconductor devices using sacrificial gate patterns and selective oxidization of a fin|
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes patterning a substrate to form an active fin, forming a sacrificial gate pattern crossing over the active fin on the substrate, forming an interlayer insulating layer on the sacrificial gate pattern, removing the sacrificial gate pattern to form a gap region exposing the active fin in the interlayer insulating layer, and oxidizing a portion of the active fin exposed by the gap region to form an insulation pattern between the active fin and the substrate.. .
|Method of making a transitor|
A method for manufacturing a transistor includes forming a stack of semiconductor on insulator type layers including at least one substrate, surmounted by a first insulating layer and an active layer to form a channel for the transistor; forming a gate stack on the active layer; producing a source and a drain including forming, on either side of the gate stack, cavities by at least one step of etching the active layer, the first insulating layer, and part of the substrate selectively to the gate stack to remove the active layer, the first insulating layer, and a portion of the substrate outside regions situated below the gate stack; forming a second insulating layer on the bared surfaces of the substrate, to form a continuous insulating layer with the first insulating layer; baring of the lateral ends of the channel; and the filling of the cavities by epitaxy.. .
|Paste and manufacturing method of solar cell using the same|
Disclosed are a paste and a method for manufacturing a solar cell through screen printing said paste. The paste contains inorganic powder; an organic solvent; and a binder, and the inorganic powder has a tap density of 0.01 to 20 g/cm3.
|Method for producing spot size converter|
A method for producing a spot size converter includes the steps of forming a first insulator mask on a stacked semiconductor layer; forming first and second terraces, and a waveguide mesa disposed between the first and second terraces by etching the stacked semiconductor layer using the first insulator mask, the first terrace having first to fourth terrace portions, the second terrace having fifth to eighth terrace portions, the waveguide mesa having first to fourth mesa portions; forming a second insulator mask including a first pattern on the first terrace portion, a second pattern on the fifth terrace portion, a third pattern on the third and fourth mesa portions, and a fourth pattern that integrally covers a region extending from the fourth terrace portion to the eighth terrace portion through the fourth mesa portion; and selectively growing a semiconductor layer by using the second insulator mask.. .
|Method for the removal of virus from a protein solution|
The present invention relates to a method for selectively removing virus and/or virus dna from a solution comprising a target protein, whereby acetone is used as a precipitation agent to precipitate virus and/or virus dna as well as the target protein.. .
An object of the present invention is to provide a means for producing an optically active tropic acid that is a compound useful as a synthetic raw material or an intermediate for pharmaceutical products and the like. The present invention provides a novel polypeptide having activity to (r)-selectively hydrolyze a racemic tropic acid amide, dna encoding the polypeptide, a vector containing the dna, a transformant prepared by transformation with the vector, and a method for producing an optically active carboxylic acid amide and an optically active carboxylic acid using them..
|Method for the detection of acid production by cariogenic bacteria|
The present invention relates to a method for the semi-quantitative determination of cariogenic bacteria in a sample of saliva and/or plaque, in which the microorganisms contained in a sample of plaque or saliva are brought into contact with a carbon source that is fermented to acid by the cariogenic bacteria. The microorganisms are then incubated under conditions which make possible selective acid formation by the cariogenic bacteria.
|Method for designing rna binding protein utilizing ppr motif, and use thereof|
A method for designing a protein capable of binding in an rna base selective manner or rna base sequence specific manner is provided. The protein of the present invention is a protein containing one or more of ppr motifs (preferably 2 to 14 ppr motifs) each consisting of a polypeptide of 30- to 38-amino acid length represented by the formula 1 (wherein helix a is a moiety of 12-amino acid length capable of forming an α-helix structure, and is represented by the formula 2, wherein, in the formula 2, a1 to a12 independently represent an amino acid; x does not exist, or is a moiety of 1- to 9-amino acid length; helix b is a moiety of 11- to 13-amino acid length capable of forming an α-helix structure; and l is a moiety of 2- to 7-amino acid length represented by the formula 3, wherein, in the formula 3, the amino acids are numbered “i” (-1), “ii” (-2), and so on from the c-terminus side, provided that liii to lvii may not exist), and combination of three amino acids a1, a4 and lii, or combination of two amino acids a4, and lii is a combination corresponding to a target rna base or base sequence..
|Method of forming polymer nanofiber metal-nanoparticle composite pattern|
A method of forming a polymer nanofiber-metal nanoparticle composite pattern includes forming on a substrate a polymer nanofiber layer comprising polymer nanofibers made from polymers including a heteroaryl group; selectively exposing to uv-ozone a part of the polymer nanofiber layer through an aperture of a mask; selectively removing a part of the polymer nanofiber layer which was not exposed to uv-ozone from the polymer nanofiber layer to form a polymer nanofiber layer pattern; depositing a metal precursor on the polymer nanofiber layer pattern; and reducing the metal precursor into a metal.. .
|Method of improving print performance in flexographic printing plates|
A method of tailoring the shape of a plurality of relief printing dots created in a photosensitive printing blank during a platemaking process including the steps of: (a) selectively exposing at least one photocurable layer to a source of actinic radiation to selectively crosslink and cure the at least one photocurable layer; and (b) developing the exposed at least one photocurable layer to reveal the relief image therein, said relief image comprising the plurality of relief printing dots. The source of actinic radiation comprises a source of uv light in the uv-a range and a source of light in the uv-c range.
|Heat-ray shielding film, heat-ray shielding transparent laminated base material, and automobile mounted with the heat-ray shielding transparent laminated base material as window material, and building using the heat-ray shielding transparent laminated base material as window material|
There is provided a heat-ray shielding film mainly composed of polyvinyl acetal resin and capable of exhibiting excellent heat shielding properties, and a heat-ray shielding transparent laminated base material using the heat-ray shielding film, the heat-ray shielding film including: a compound having a heat-ray shielding function; a selective wavelength absorbing material; polyvinyl acetal resin, and a plasticizer; wherein the selective wavelength absorbing material has a transmittance profile in which a transmittance of a light having a wavelength of 550 nm is 90% or more, and a transmittance of a light having a wavelength of 450 nm is 40% or less.. .
|Selectively permeable chemical protective films and composite fabrics|
A breathable, semi-permeable, laminate that includes at least one a semi-permeable layer having top and bottom surfaces; at least one microporous liquid impermeable layer bonded to at least one surface of the semi-permeable layer; and at least one textile layer.. .
|Combination therapy for treating hcv infection in an hcv-hiv coinfected patient population|
The present invention relates to therapeutic combinations comprising (a) compound (1), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, as herein described, (b) an interferon alfa and (c) ribavirin. Compound (1) is a selective and potent inhibitor of the hcv ns3 serine protease.
|Catalytic dehydration of alcohols using phase pure, calcined single- and multi-site heterogeneous catalysts|
The disclosure describes a new class of isomorphously metal-substituted aluminophosphate materials with high phase purity that are capable of performing selective brönsted acid catalyzed chemical transformations, such as transforming alcohols to olefins, with high conversions and selectivities using mild conditions. Isomorphous substitutions of functional metal ions for both the aluminum ions and the phosphorous ions were successful in various alpo structures, along with multiple metal substitutions into a single aluminum site and/or a phosphorous site.
|Scr catalyst for removal of nitrogen oxides|
The present invention provides for catalysts for selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides. The catalysts comprise metal oxide supporters, vanadium, an active material, and antimony, a promoter that acts as a catalyst for reduction of nitrogen oxides, and at the same time, can promote higher sulfur poisoning resistance and low temperature catalytic activity.
|Process for producing lithium carbonate from concentrated lithium brine|
Disclosed are methods for a simplified process for preparing lithium carbonate from concentrated lithium brine which can be used for battery grade, pharmaceutical and other high purity grade applications. Impure lithium carbonate is precipitated from lithium concentrated brine, preferably lowered in magnesium, subsequently suspended in aqueous solution and reacted with carbon dioxide to form dissolved lithium bicarbonate.
|Method and device for the generative production of a component using a laser beam and corresponding turbo-engine component|
In a method for the generative production of a component (3), in particular of a turbo-engine component, wherein material (4) is bonded layer-by-layer selectively to a layer disposed therebeneath or to a substrate (6), according to the invention a laser (1a; 1b; 2) additionally acts on the material (4) before, during and/or after the bonding.. .
|System and/or method for heat treating conductive coatings using wavelength-tuned infrared radiation|
Certain example embodiments relate to systems and/or methods for preferentially and selectively heat treating conductive coatings such as ito using specifically tuned near infrared-short wave infrared (nir-swir) radiation. In certain example embodiments, the coating is preferentially heated, thereby improving its properties while at the underlying substrate is kept at low temperatures.
|Low profile copper and fiber optic cassettes|
A multi-port or multi-outlet cassette that may be configured as a low profile, high-density cassette. Selected embodiments include a bezel member having a projection positioned between each adjacent pair of outlets to help reduce crosstalk.
|Monitoring device using selective attention model and method for monitoring same|
A monitoring device is provided, which includes an inputter configured to receive an input of a plurality of images captured at separate positions and a plurality of sound sources heard at separate positions, a saliency map generator configured to generate a plurality of mono saliency maps for the plurality of images and to generate a dynamic saliency map using the plurality of mono saliency maps generated, a position determinator configured to determine the positions of the sound sources through analysis of the plurality of sound sources, a scan path recognizer configured to generate scan paths of the plurality of images based on the generated dynamic saliency map and the determined positions of the sound sources, and an outputter configured to output the generated scan paths.. .
|Inflatable ear mold with protected inflation air inlet|
An ear piece is formed for insertion and placement in an external auditory canal. The ear piece has an inflatable balloon which, when it is inflated, expands and braces against the walls of the auditory canal.
A method of reducing noise in an acoustic system, the method comprising at a first user terminal: receiving an audio signal from at least one further user terminal over a network; executing a communication client on a processing unit, the client configured so as when executed to: supply the audio signal to an audio signal processing module of the first user terminal, wherein the processing module processes the audio signal, whereby a level of gain is applied to the audio signal, and outputs a processed audio signal to a speaker; estimate a noise level of the audio signal and the processed audio signal and estimate the gain applied by the processing module taking into account both the noise level estimates; selectively apply a system gain reduction step to at least one of the audio signal and an audio signal received via a microphone, based on at least the estimated gain.. .
|Built-in audio apparatus|
A built-in audio apparatus includes a speaker unit, a mode setting unit configured to selectively set the speaker unit to one of a first position and a second position, and a controller configured to control the speaker unit depending on the setting of one of the first position and the second position. The mode setting unit is configured to be disposed in a surface of a structure, and includes an opening for emitting sound outputted from the speaker unit..
|System and method for adaptive coding tree mode decision|
A system and method for encoding video is provided. The system may partition a video frame into multiple coding units.
|Hardware hash table virtualization in multi-packet processor networking systems|
Techniques for virtualizing hardware hash tables in a networking system are provided. In one embodiment, the networking system can maintain a plurality of virtual hash tables corresponding to a plurality of hardware hash tables in the networking system.
A tunable diplexer includes a high band port, a low band port, an antenna port, a high pass filter, and a low pass filter. The high pass filter is coupled between the high band port and the antenna port, and is configured to pass signals within a high pass band between the high band port and the antenna port.
|Dynamic 911 location registration for mobile voip device|
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for handling emergency calls from a mobile voip device. According to one embodiment, handling an emergency call from a voice-over internet protocol (voip) device can comprise registering a physical address associated with the mobile voip device, periodically determining a current location of the mobile voip device, dynamically updating a current address associated with the mobile voip device based on the determined current location of the mobile voip device, and initiating an emergency call from the mobile voip device, the emergency call selectively using either the registered physical address or the dynamically updated current address..
|Push-to-all (pta) service facilitating selective data transmission|
In a push-to-all (pta) service system and method enabling selective designation of data transmission targets, a transmitting pta terminal requests a selective data transmission to a pta server using a receiver-designated talk burst control protocol (tbcp) message containing information about some receiving pta terminals participating in the same session as the transmitting pta terminal, and the pta server transmits data received from the transmitting pta terminal to designated receiving pta terminals by referring to the information contained in the receiver-designated tbcp message. Thus, a selective data transmission can be performed within one pta session..
|Method and apparatus for full duplex serial shifting mode and switch mode data transmission|
An industrial network with bidirectional communication for real time control includes nodes selectively operable in either a switch mode or a serial shifting mode. Nodes operating in the switch mode are capable of initiating data frames for transmission on the network and receiving data frames from the network.
|Multi-mode wireless networking system and method|
A method is provided for controlling a wireless network interface controller (wnic) to analyze one or more network conditions with little or no interruption to network connectivity or data communication. The wnic may collect information regarding wireless channels, networks, and/or users.
|Aggressive transmission control protocol (tcp) retransmission|
Selectively ignoring congestion conditions may allow for more efficient transmission control protocol (tcp) communication in instance where reducing the transmission rate for a flow will not meaningfully mitigate congestion in the network or is otherwise undesirable. By way of example, congestion conditions may be ignored when a specific type of traffic flow is being communicated (e.g., short flows, high priority flows, etc.), when a traffic flow is being communicated at a low transmission rate, when a traffic flow is destined for certain type of network (e.g., a wireless network, etc.), or during any other situation in which reducing the transmission rate is undesirable.
|Machine for the preparation of pharmaceutical products|
A machine for the preparation of pharmaceutical products has a containing liner, a dosing chamber for preparing at least one pharmaceutical product accommodated within the containing liner and a pneumatic ventilation device for feeding two air flows through the dosing chamber and through the containing liner, respectively. Operation of the pneumatic ventilation device is selectively controlled so that the containing liner has inside a pressure lower than a pressure existing within the dosing chamber and than a pressure existing in the environment outside the containing liner itself..
|Low power memory device|
A method of operation within a memory device is disclosed. The method comprises receiving address information and corresponding enable information in association with a memory access request.
|Memory macro configuration and method|
A memory macro comprises a plurality of memory array segments, each having a predetermined number of data inputs and outputs. A segment decoder circuit is configured to: receive a first value indicating a number of memory partitions among which the memory array segments are to be divided, and output a plurality of signals for selectively activating one or more of the plurality of memory array segments to be accessed based on the first value.
|General structure for computational random access memory (cram)|
A cell array includes a logic connection line, a plurality of bit selection lines, and a plurality of cells. Each cell includes a memory element connected to a respective bit selection line and a logic switching element that selectively connects the memory element to the logic connection line.
|Medical headlamp optical arrangement permitting variable beam width|
A medical headlamp having a front from which light is selectively emitted. The headlamp includes a beam origination portion that produces a light beam and an iris assembly, positioned in front of the beam origination portion, having a user accessible actuator and an iris, responsive to the actuator to block a user-selectable portion of the light beam.
|Accent lighting for demountable wall system|
A demountable wall system that includes a base trim that receives an accent lighting assembly. The lower trim of the demountable wall system includes one or more lighting base trim sections that receive an accent lighting assembly.
|Color shift sign|
The present application is directed to an illumination device comprising a recycling cavity defined by recycling surfaces and a light emission surface; a light source within the cavity. A spectrum modifying layer is on a portion of the recycling surface, the spectrum modifying layer producing a spectral response different from the spectral response of the recycling surface.