|| List of recent Equals-related patents
|Repositionable medium and stack thereof|
A repositionable medium includes a base, a paper, and a first repositionable adhesive. The base has a top surface, a bottom surface, a first end edge, and a second end edge.
|Apparatus for and method of electro-optically reading a target in the presence of ambient light by suppressing the ambient light|
A reader for electro-optically reading a target in the presence of ambient light to be suppressed, includes a laser for emitting a laser beam, a scan component for scanning the laser beam across the target, a photodetector for detecting return laser light from the target to generate an information signal bearing information related to the target, and for concomitantly detecting the ambient light to generate an ambient light signal, and signal processing circuitry for measuring the ambient light signal, for processing both the information signal and the ambient light signal in one mode of operation when the measured ambient light signal is below a threshold, and for suppressing the ambient light signal and for processing only the information signal in another mode of operation when the measured ambient light signal at least equals the threshold.. .
|Method of determining a calibration or maintenance time interval|
A method of determining a calibration or maintenance time interval, comprising the steps of: determining a criticality of the specific device, based on the criticality setting a reliability target for the device, wherein the reliability target denominates the probability of the device to be compliant according to a predefined criterion at the end of the calibration or maintenance time interval; defining compliancy ranges for a measurable degree of compliance of the device; selecting a reliability model for a reliability of the device as a function of a normalized time interval and a set of at least one parameter from a variety of predefined reliability models, determining a separate set of parameters for the selected reliability model for each of the compliancy ranges based on prescribed reliability expectation values for each of the error ranges, which a reliability function associated with this error range shall comply to at at least one predefined normalized time, determining the degree of compliance of the specific measurement device and based on the degree of compliance determining the corresponding compliancy range; determining a normalized calibration or maintenance time as the time, at which a reliability function given by the selected reliability model and the set of parameters determined for this compliancy range equals the reliability target; and determining the next calibration or maintenance time interval based on a product of this normalized calibration or maintenance time and a given reference time interval.. .
|System and method for slow link flap detection|
A method and apparatus of a device that monitors a link for a slow link flap event is described. In an exemplary embodiment, a device detects a link flap in a current time interval of a link that couples a pair of devices.
|Detecting and identifying erroneous medical abstracting and coding and clinical documentation omissions|
A method and computer program product for implementing a clinical documentation, code and abstract errors and omissions detector and characterizer (the “code error detector”) are disclosed. Concepts represented in the linguistic surface forms of clinical text data source documents are mapped onto an ontology being indexed as component codes and reference codes where component codes index primitive concepts and reference codes index fully-defined concepts that are produced as linguistic cognitive grammar compositions of the primitive concepts that are indexed by the component codes.
|Object navigating apparatus and object navigating method|
An object navigating apparatus, which comprises: a sensing apparatus, for sensing an object; and a control unit, for computing at least one displacement that the object is relative to the sensing apparatus. The control unit increases the sensing resolution if the control unit detects the displacement is larger than a first predetermined value for continuous n times, or if the control unit detects the displacement is larger than the first predetermined time for at least n times in a first sensing time interval.
|Device for early teaching of mathematics|
A device for visual and tactile learning in mathematics. A set is comprised of twenty-two individual clear, square counters; eleven male (11) and eleven female (12), each set numbered respectively zero through ten.
|Synchronous data transmission system|
A synchronous data transmission system for transmission of data between two communication partners, of which one serves as a transmitter and one as a receiver, comprising a clock signal producer which produces a transmission clock signal with a transmission clock signal rate from the transmitter to the receiver, which during the occurrence of one of the events equals an event specific transmission clock signal rate associated with the arising event and during an event free period of time equals a fundamental clock rate different of all event specific transmission clock signal rates.. .
|Detecting circuit for fan installation|
Detecting circuit for a plurality fans includes a plurality of detecting units, a connection unit, a processing unit, and a plurality of indicating units whose number equals the number of the detecting units. The detecting units detect whether the fans have been properly installed and then output detection signals.
|Traffic information presentation system, traffic information presentation method, and electronic device|
A traffic information presentation system according to an embodiment is a system for presenting a tactile sensation to a user based on traffic information, including: a touch section; a tactile presentation section; an input section for receiving traffic information; and a control section for controlling the tactile presentation section based on the traffic information. The control section monitors a status of touch with respect to the touch section, and accepts an instruction from the user that corresponds to the touch input operation when detecting that an amount of change in touched position equals to or exceeds a certain amount.
|Modular ferrite switch for constructing switch networks|
Systems and methods for a modular ferrite switch for constructing switch networks are provided. In one implementation, a circulator redundancy network comprises multiple inputs; multiple outputs; and multiple circulator modules that connect the inputs to the outputs.
|Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for facilitating location and retrieval of health information in a healthcare system|
An apparatus is provided for retrieving information associated with one or more patients. The apparatus includes at least one memory and at least one processor configured to receive queries from devices of health care systems.
|Slim profile loudspeaker|
A narrow-profile balanced subwoofer or similar speaker includes a number of drivers placed side by side in the same lateral plane, with a first set of drivers facing one direction and second set of drivers facing the opposite direction. Their orientation is such that the sum of the forces from the first set of drivers is equal and opposite the sum of the forces from the second set of drivers, thus cancelling, and the sum of the moments from all of the drivers about a center or pivot point substantially equals zero.
|Indication of cross-layer picture type alignment in multi-layer video coding|
In one example, the disclosure is directed to techniques that include receiving a bitstream comprising at least a syntax element, a first network abstraction layer unit type, and a coded access unit comprising a plurality of pictures. The techniques further include determining a value of the syntax element which indicates whether the access unit was coded using cross-layer alignment.
A linear generator having adjacent coils spaced apart no more than approximately 6 millimeters, and a magnet that moves through the coils. The magnet has a height that is greater than a combined height of at least two of the coils.
|Broadband ion beam analyzer|
A broadband ion beam analyzer, used for isolating required ions from a broadband ion beam, comprises an upper magnetic pole (1), a lower magnetic pole (2), an upper excitation coil (3), a lower excitation coil (4), an analysis grating (7), and a magnetic yoke (5 and 6). The upper magnetic pole (1) and the lower magnetic pole (2) are both provided with a camber-shaped incident-end boundary (101) and a camber-shaped emergence side boundary (102).
|Button assembly and electronic device having the same|
An exemplary button assembly for use in an electronic device includes a casing, a switch, a button, a spacer, and a coil spring. The casing is connected to the electronic device.
|Method and apparatus for providing after tax bond valuation|
Methods and systems are disclosed for determining valuation and risk analysis of municipal debt instruments on an after-tax basis. In one embodiment, bond terms, yield curve and interest rate volatility data are received for a set of bonds.
|Method, system and computer program product for dynamically pricing perishable goods|
Techniques for dynamically pricing perishable goods. The objective is to sell all items before any remaining items become worthless.
|Casino card games with optional in between side wager|
A method of playing a combined casino card game combining a standard casino card game with an optional in between side bet that uses the same cards as played in the standard casino card game. A player makes an optional in between side wager that the face value of at least one designated in between card falls in between or equals the face value of two designated end cards according to the “rank order” 2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-j-q-k-a.
|Conjugates of biomolecules to nanoparticles|
Disclosed herein are conjugates comprising a biomolecule linked to a label that have biological activity and are useful in a wide variety of biological applications. For example, provided herein are polymerase-nanoparticle conjugates including a polymerase linked to a nanoparticle, wherein the conjugate has polymerase activity.
|Multiple-viewer auto-stereoscopic 3d display apparatus|
A multiple-viewer auto-stereoscopic display apparatus includes a display unit, an eye-tracking unit, a light transmission control unit, a light separation unit, and a synchronization control unit. The display unit is configured to display a view sequence of a plurality of view images of a 3d image in multiple viewing zones to one or more viewers.
|Semiconductor device having a complementary field effect transistor|
A method for controlling power supply current in a cmos circuit, the method including applying a first predetermined voltage to a diode connected n-channel replica transistor, the n-channel replica transistor operating in weak inversion, applying a first substrate voltage to the substrate of the n-channel replica transistor so that the current flowing in the n-channel replica transistor equals a first predetermined target current, and applying the first substrate voltage to substrates of n-channel transistors in the cmos circuit. .
|Management of task allocation in a multi-core processing system|
A system and method for management of task allocation in a multi-core processing system. A controller of the processing unit may, at an initialization stage determine a number of worker threads to be a prime number not smaller than a multiplication of the number of the processing cores and a predetermined factor, assign a worker identification number (id) to each worker thread, wherein the worker ids are consecutive positive integers ranging from zero to the number of workers minus one.
|Wavelength monitor and wavelength monitoring method|
The transmittance of a filter periodically varies with respect to the incident light frequency. Provided that fk is the sum of fk and vk, or the difference obtained by subtracting fk from vk, depending on the kth light source among multiple light sources, an incidence guide causes light from the plurality of light sources to be incident on the filter such that the propagation angle of light when light from the kth light source propagates through the interior of the filter equals θk obtained by computation using fk.
|Chain link, chain conveyor, filling machine, and package-flap folding method|
Disclosed are a chain link, a chain conveyor, a filling machine, and a package-flap folding method. The chain conveyor comprises a hinge part and a support part; the support part is fastened with a blade for clamping and pushing a package; the blade divides the support part into a rectangular front support part and a rear support part; multiple chain links can be hinged to form an annular chain, and the distance between the blades of two neighboring chain links in a straight line segment equals to the width of the package; the length of the support surface of the front support part equals to or is slightly smaller than the distance between an flap at the end to the rear side surface of the package; the rear end surface of the rear support part forms the guiding surface for guiding the folding of the flap at the end..
|Method and apparatus for memory array access|
A method includes: receiving a first plurality of consecutive bits from a base operand, wherein a msb of the first plurality of consecutive bits from the base operand is a lsb of a second plurality of consecutive bits from the base operand; and receiving a first plurality of consecutive bits from an offset operand, wherein a msb of the first plurality of consecutive bits from the offset operand is a lsb of a second plurality of consecutive bits from the offset operand. The method includes summing the first plurality of consecutive bits from the base operand with the first plurality of consecutive bits from the offset operand to generate a sum value; and allowing access to one of a plurality of memory arrays and disabling access to the remainder of the plurality of memory arrays when a lesser significant bit to a msb of the sum value equals zero..
|Method for processing a carrier|
A method for processing a carrier may include: forming a plurality of structure elements at least one of over and in a carrier, wherein at least two adjacent structure elements of the plurality of structure elements have a first distance between each other; depositing a first layer over the plurality of structure elements having a thickness which equals the first distance between the at least two adjacent structure elements; forming at least one additional layer over the first layer, wherein the at least one additional layer covers an exposed surface of the first layer; removing a portion of the at least one additional layer to expose the first layer partially; and partially removing the first layer, wherein at least one sidewall of the at least two adjacent structure elements is partially exposed.. .
|Spdif clock and data recovery with sample rate converter|
A system and a technique for recovering data from an input data stream without synchronization of an input sampling circuit to the input data stream determines a count of incoming samples (or frames) without generating a signal that is frequency-locked to the input data stream. A first clock is generated comprising a frequency that is greater than or equal to an expected frequency of the input data stream.
|Method and system for power conversion|
A method and system for a control circuit are provided. The circuit includes an integrating counter coupled to a process wherein the integrating counter is configured to integrate over time a process parameter signal received from the process and to generate a trigger signal when the integrated signal equals a predetermined count.
|Hybrid digital pulse width modulation (pwm) based on phases of a system clock|
Pulse width modulation (pwm) based on selectable phases of a system clock may be implemented with respect to leading-edge-modulation (lem), trailing-edge-modulation (tem), and/or dual-edge-modulation. An initial pulse may be generated based on a duty command, synchronous with the system clock, and may be registered with a d flip-flop under control of a selected phase of the system clock.
|Decentralized power generation plant having a device and method for detecting an island network|
The invention relates to a device and to a method for monitoring a decentralized power generation plant for feeding into a three-phase network in order to prevent undesired island network operation, wherein the power generation plant has an inverter, which produces three alternating currents phase-shifted from each other from an input-side direct voltage, in particular of a photovoltaic generator, which alternating currents are fed into the network. The basis of the monitoring method is that the target power value for a designated phase of the network alternating voltage is changed, e.g.
|Battery module and overcharge protecting method thereof|
A battery module and an overcharge protecting method are provided. The overcharge protecting method includes following steps: detecting a battery voltage of a rechargeable battery during a charging process; determining whether the battery voltage is larger than or equals to an upper limit voltage; if no, continuously charging the rechargeable battery until the battery voltage reaches a charging cut-off voltage and then the charging process is ended; if yes, stopping the charging process, reducing the value of the charging cut-off voltage and using the reduced charging cut-off voltage as the charging cut-off voltage in the next charging process.
A rekeyable lock includes a lock cylinder, a plug, a pin assembly and a stopper, the lock cylinder comprises a plug hole, a plurality of upper pin holes and a lower-pin-replacing hole, the plug is disposed at the plug hole, the pin assembly comprises a plurality of upper pins and a plurality of lower pins, the lower-pin-replacing hole selectively reveals the lower pins, the stopper is utilized for plugging into the lower-pin-replacing hole. When the stopper separates from the lower-pin-replacing hole, the lower-pin-replacing hole reveals the lower pins so as to replace the lower pins rapidly.
|Methods, systems, and products for measuring trust scores of devices|
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for measuring trust. A device is encountered.
|Method and node related to channel estimation|
A method comprises determining a first and a second sub-carrier associated with a channel, and multiplying a signal received on the first sub-carrier with a first number to form a first resulting signal. The first number multiplied with a known signal transmitted by a second transmitting node on the first sub-carrier equals a constant value.
|Method and apparatus for providing after tax bond valuation|
Methods and systems are disclosed for determining valuation and risk analysis of municipal debt instruments on an after-tax basis. In one embodiment, bond terms, yield curve and interest rate volatility data are received for a set of bonds.
|Dynamic light emitting device (led) lighting control systems and related methods|
Dynamic light emitting device (led) lighting adjustment systems and related methods are disclosed. In one aspect, a method can receive, at an led lighting fixture, a lighting adjustment signal corresponding to a target lighting level and determine a delta value that represents a difference between a current lighting level of the led lighting fixture and the target lighting level and a step time value associated with the determined delta value.
|Method for locating faults in ungrounded power distribution systems|
A method determines a location of a single-phase-to-ground fault in an ungrounded power distribution system. The method detects the faulty phase of the distribution system having the fault and compares a difference between an angle of a voltage and an angle of a current measured at a root of a faulty feeder and boundaries of each section of the faulty feeder to determine a faulty section of a faulty feeder having the fault.
|Input apparatus and input apparatus processing method|
An input apparatus includes: a display unit (20) that displays a set value relating to a control item of a control apparatus (60, 80); a touch panel (30) that detects a touch operation; a processing unit (40) configured to modify the set value displayed on the display unit (20) according to the touch operation, and output a signal indicating the modified set value to the control apparatus (60, 80); and a measurement unit (40) that measures a time interval between the touch operation and a previous touch operation, wherein the processing unit (40) is configured to modify a variation amount by which the set value is varied such that the variation amount when the time interval is smaller than a threshold and the variation amount when the time interval equals or exceeds the threshold differ from each other.. .
|Calibrated energy transfer|
Apparatuses, methods, kits, and systems relating to applying electromagnetic energy to an object located at least partially in an energy application zone are disclosed. Some apparatuses may include a processor configured to determine a preliminary amount of energy to be dissipated in the object and determine a corrected amount of energy based on the preliminary amount of energy and calibration information.
|Requests and data handling in a bus architecture|
Aspects relate to methods and systems for processing requests and sending data in a bus architecture. At least one master device is connected to at least two slave devices via a bus.
|Method for debit card and checking account autodraw|
A consumer is prequalified for a line of credit attached to a checking account by a lending institution computer responsive to consumer underwriting data. The lending institution computer makes available draws to the line of credit line in an authorization stream for a proposed payment from the checking account.
|Determining the progress of adoption and alignment of information technology capabilities and on-demand capabilities by an organization|
A method and system for determining the progress of adoption of an on-demand capabilities model by an organization. A graph displays parameters pertaining to a current state, a modelled state, and a target state for the organization.
|Indication of user equipment transmit power capacity in carrier aggregation|
A method of power headroom reporting (phr) is proposed. A ue is configured with a plurality of component carriers (ccs) and is served by one or more power amplifiers (pas) in a wireless system with carrier aggregation.
|Method, apparatus and terminal for releasing memory|
A method is provided for memory releasing. The method includes obtaining a first memory space value of a terminal system, where the first memory space represents a size of current idle memory space on the terminal system.
|Olfactory signature and odorant mixture having the same|
An odorant mixture is disclosed. The odorant mixture comprises n odorant components wherein n equals at least 20.
|Set of profiles for forming profile structures, complex profile, structure made of profiles and method for making structures using profiles|
A set of profiles for forming complex profiles comprises two profiles, namely a first profile (10) and a second profile (20), adjoining each other and having walls surrounding a main chamber. Each profile (10, 20) of the set has an outer shape which may be inscribed into a triangle, and has an inner wall (12, 22) with a faying face (13, 23) without protruding fragments.
Low-cost and easily-operated microviscometer suitable for medical diagnosis clinical studies and other fluid tests. The equipment consists of a microchannel (2) formed by concatenated microchannels made by micro-manufacturing techniques, and a fluid column position detector inside the microchannel.
|Method and system for data compression|
Interrelated methods for compression and decompression within a common context provides mapping of each index of a sequence of indexes to an index value. The method comprises decomposing a data set into a sequence of chunks, wherein each chunk is associated with a bit pattern and an index unique within the sequence.
|Multi-port channelized optical line terminal|
A method and system for channelizing a passive optical network (pon) media access controller (mac) includes increasing a clock rate of each of one or more pon mac(s) to create communication lanes each comprising a plurality of n channels. The pons are channelized according to nx, where n equals a number of ports supported by the mac and x equals a designated operating pon mac clocking rate allowing for leveraging of existing passive optical network (pon) infrastructures to provide a more power efficient and physically smaller mac layer for olts..
|Rf signal generating circuit, and transmitter|
An rf signal generating circuit that generates, from a digital signal, an rf pulse signal to be radio-transmitted. It includes a polar converter generating an amplitude signal and a phase signal from the digital signal; a signal decomposer receiving the amplitude signal as an input signal, and generates two signals, a pulse width control signal and a residual signal; a delta sigma modulator subjecting the residual signal to delta-sigma modulation; a pulse width modulator subjecting the phase signal to pulse modulation in accordance with the pulse width control signal, and outputting a pulse phase signal; and a mixer that mixes a signal output from the delta sigma modulator and the pulse phase signal to output the rf pulse signal.
|Adaptive performance optimization of system-on-chip components|
Methods, apparatus, and fabrication relating to adaptive performance optimization of a plurality of components in view of power consumption and demand, component activity, and thermal events. A method may comprise allocating a first power budget to a first component of an apparatus, wherein the first power budget is less than a maximum power required by the first component; applying at least a portion of a borrowable power budget, wherein the borrowable power budget equals the maximum power required by the first component minus the first power budget, to a second component of the apparatus; and increasing the first power budget of the first component, in response to a first number or more of thermal events occurring in a first time period..
|Deduplication in an extent-based architecture|
A request is received to remove duplicate data. A log data container associated with a storage volume in a storage server is accessed.
|Method for forming interlayer connectors to a stack of conductive layers|
A method forms interlayer connectors extending to conductive layers of a stack of w conductive layers interleaved with dielectric layers. The stack is etched to expose landing areas at w−1 conductive layers using a set of m etch masks.
|Cavity enhanced laser based isotopic gas analyzer|
Systems and methods for measuring the isotope ratio of one or more trace gases and/or components of gas mixtures such as different gas species present in a gas mixture. The system includes a resonant optical cavity having two or more mirrors and containing a gas, the cavity having a free spectral range that equals the difference between frequencies of two measured absorption lines of different gas species in the gas, or of two different isotopes, divided onto an integer number.
|Image processing method and image processing apparatus|
An image processing method is disclosed according to one embodiment of the present invention. The method comprises receiving an image according to a first timing signal having at least one first active pixel time period, at least one first horizontal blanking time period and a first vertical blanking time period; and outputting the image according to a second timing signal having at least one second active pixel time period, at least one second horizontal blanking time period and a second vertical blanking time period.
|Apparatus and a method for testing winding resistances of transformers|
The present invention relates to an apparatus for measuring winding resistances of windings in a delta-connected transformer, comprising at least a first and a second dc current source (s1, s2) connected each between the phase ends of a first (a) and a second leg (c; b) respectively of the primary side (p) of the transformer and at least a third dc current source (s3) connected between two nodes (a, b) of the secondary side (s) of the transformer. Furthermore the invention relates to a method for measuring a winding resistance of windings in delta-connected transformers, comprising the steps of applying a first and a second measuring current to each one of two corresponding legs (c, b), applying a third measuring current (i2) between two nodes (b, a) of a pair of windings on the secondary side (s) and measuring at least a winding resistance of the winding between said nodes (b, a) on the secondary side (s) of the transformer and/or the winding resistance of a leg (a) of the primary side (p) as soon as an inductive voltage drop in the windings substantially equals zero..
|Method and system for buffering thermal energy and thermal energy buffer system|
A method for buffering thermal energy comprises a thermal buffering medium contained by a thermal energy buffer. The volume of the thermal buffering medium is subdivided in one or more parts such that the different parts of the volume of the thermal buffering medium together form the total thermal buffering medium.
|Power control in linear precoder design for mimo dsl transmission|
An apparatus configured to couple to a plurality of subscriber lines comprising a plurality of transmitters configured to couple to a plurality of physical channels and at least one virtual channel, wherein the number of physical channels equals the number of subscriber lines, a processor configured to compute a precoder matrix to minimize an error value, wherein the error value accounts for an error on each channel subject to a constraint on power for each channel, and a precoder coupled to the processor and configured to use the precoder matrix to jointly process a plurality of data signals to generate a plurality transmit signals for the plurality of physical channels and the at least one virtual channel.. .
|Uninterruptible power supply|
An uninterruptible power supply is having a battery, a power inverter circuit for inverting the electrical power of the battery, and a voltage control circuit. The voltage control circuit controls the power inverter circuit, so that the output voltage of the power inverter circuit is maintained at a standby voltage lower than a rated voltage under the condition of a power failure detection signal being not output from an external power supply and the output voltage of the power inverter circuit equals the rated voltage under the condition of the power failure detection signal being output from the external power supply..
|Unit capacitor module, automatic capacitor layout method thereof and automatic capacitor layout device thereof|
A unit capacitor module for automatic capacitor-layout, includes a capacitor unit; at least one first connecting port, coupled to a first side of the capacitor unit; at least one second connecting port, coupled to a second side of the capacitor unit; at least one third connecting port, coupled to a third side of the capacitor unit; and at least one fourth connecting port, coupled to a fourth side of the capacitor unit; wherein the number of first connecting ports equals the number of second connecting ports, and the first connecting port and the second connecting port are symmetrical; and the number of third connecting ports equals the number of fourth connecting ports, and the third connecting port and the fourth connecting port are symmetrical.. .
|Process for the polymerization of propylene|
The invention relates to a process for the preparation of polypropylene having: a molecular weight of 450,000-950,000, a molecular weight distribution of 3-6, and xylene soluble content of 2-6 wt %, by converting propylene into the polypropylene without pre-polymerization in the presence of a polymerization catalyst under a condition where the volume ratio of h2 to propylene is at most 0.0020, wherein the catalyst comprises a catalyst component and a co-catalyst, wherein the catalyst component is obtained by a process wherein a compound with formula mg(oalk)xcly wherein x is larger than 0 and smaller than 2, y equals 2-x and each alk, independently, represents an alkyl group, is contacted with a titanium tetraalkoxide and/or an alcohol in the presence of an inert dispersant to give an intermediate reaction product and wherein the intermediate reaction product is contacted with titanium tetrachloride in the presence of an internal donor.. .
|Method of producing low-power switched-capacitor amplifier, circuit and a pipeline analog-to-digital converter including the same|
A switched-capacitor amplifier comprises an operational amplifier (op-amp), a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a third capacitor, a fourth capacitor and a plurality of switches connected to these capacitors. The first capacitor equals the third capacitor, the second capacitor equals the fourth capacitor, and the first capacitor is asymmetric to the second capacitor, the third capacitor is asymmetric to the fourth capacitor.
|Shock proof system for portable electronic devices|
A shock proof system includes a detecting module, a receiving module, a sensing module, and a protecting module. The detecting module is used to output a protecting signal.
|Signal component rejection|
A method includes providing a first local oscillator signal having a first duty cycle to a first mixer unit and providing a second local oscillator signal having a second duty cycle to a second mixer unit. At least one of the first duty cycle or the second duty cycle is greater than fifty percent.
|Tracking read accesses to regions of non-volatile memory|
A data storage device includes a memory and a controller and may perform a method that includes updating, in the controller, a value of a particular counter of a set of counters in response to a read access to a particular region of the non-volatile memory that is tracked by the particular counter. Read accesses to a first region of the non-volatile memory are tracked by a first counter of the set of counters and read accesses to a second region of the non-volatile memory are tracked by a second counter of the set of counters.
|Image capture device and anti-shake control method thereof|
An image capture device and anti-shake control method thereof are provided. The image capture device includes a command input unit, a lens unit, a vibration compensation unit, and a control unit.
|Method and circuit for led driver dimming|
An led driver includes a transformer, current control loop and current adjustment circuit. The primary side of the transformer transfers energy to the secondary side of the transformer responsive to an input signal.
|Casino card game|
A method of playing a card game in which at least one player plays her own hand against a banker's hand, using at least one deck of conventional playing cards, wherein kings, queens, jacks, and tens have a value of zero, aces have a value of one, and all other cards have a value equal to their numeric face value, wherein, when the total value of the cards in a hand equals ten or more, only the right-hand digit is considered, and wherein the rank of the hands, from highest to lowest rank, starts with a natural 9 hand, which is a two-card hand having a value of nine, followed by a three-card hand having a value of nine, and continues with an eight-through-zero hand, which is a two or three card hand that has a value of eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one or zero.. .