|| List of recent Equals-related patents
| Offers based on user's seasonality and gift giving schedule|
Embodiments of the invention are directed to apparatus, methods, and computer program products for offers based on a user's seasonality and gift giving schedule. The apparatus, methods, and computer program products comprise: a memory; a processor; and a module stored in memory, executable by a processor, and configured to: receive information associated with a purchase of an item, wherein the information includes a purchase date; increment a counter associated with the purchase date; determine, in response to incrementing the counter associated with the purchase date, if the counter equals or exceeds a predetermined threshold value; and transmit, in response to determining the counter equals or exceeds a predetermined threshold value, a message to a second apparatus, wherein the message is based on the purchase date..
Bank Of America Corporation
| Use of e-receipts for micro loyalty targeting|
Embodiments of the invention are directed to apparatus, methods, and computer program products for using e-receipts for micro loyalty targeting. The apparatus, methods, and computer program products comprise: a memory; a processor; and a module stored in memory, executable by a processor, and configured to: receive information associated with a purchase of an item, wherein the item includes an item category; increment a counter associated with the item category; determine, in response to incrementing the counter associated with the item category, if the counter equals or exceeds a predetermined threshold value; and transmit, in response to determining the counter equals or exceeds a predetermined threshold value, a message to a second apparatus..
Bank Of America Corporation
| Safe producing alkyl nitrate|
The present invention provides a method for producing alkyl nitrate. The centrifugal extraction equipment acts as the esterification separator; a mixed acid solution containing sulfuric acid and nitric acid enters from the heavy phase inlet of the centrifugal extraction equipment; alkyl alcohol enters from the light phase inlet of the centrifugal extraction equipment; the feeding molar ratio of alkyl alcohol and nitric acid equals to 1:1.0-3.0; esterification reaction occurs with the mixed acid and alkyl alcohol at a temperature of 10˜60° c.
Shandong Libaode Chemical Co., Ltd.
|Active transdermal medicament patch and circuit board for same|
An active transdermal medicament patch includes a planar substrate with a therapeutic face releasably retainable against the skin of a patient. A return electrode and a medicament matrix susceptible to permeation by medicament are secured at separated locations on the therapeutic face and electrically conductively engage the skin.
Method and device for self-regulated flux transfer from a source of magnetic energy into one or more ferromagnetic work pieces, wherein a plurality of magnets, each having at least one n-s pole pair defining a magnetization axis, are disposed in a medium having a first relative permeability, the magnets being arranged in an array in which gaps of predetermined distance are maintained between neighboring magnets in the array and in which the magnetization axes of the magnets are oriented such that immediately neighboring magnets face one another with opposite polarities, such arrangement representing a magnetic tank circuit in which internal flux paths through the medium exist between neighboring magnets and magnetic flux access portals are defined between oppositely polarized pole pieces of such neighboring magnets, and wherein at least one working circuit is created which has a reluctance that is lower than that of the magnetic tank circuit by bringing one or more of the magnetic flux access portals into close vicinity to or contact with a surface of a ferromagnetic body having a second relative permeability that is higher than the first relative permeability, whereby a limit of effective flux transfer from the magnetic tank circuit into the working circuit will be reached when the work piece approaches magnetic saturation and the reluctance of the work circuit substantially equals the reluctance of the tank circuit.. .
Magswitch Technology Worldwide Pty Ltd
|Optimizing electronic layouts for media content|
In one embodiment, a method includes accessing n electronic media-content items and a plurality of media-content templates, where each of the media-content templates includes a pre-determined number of surface areas for a pre-determined number of media-content items. The method includes scoring, based on one or more features, for each of one or more of the media-content templates, the placement of x of the electronic media-content items in the media-content template, where x equals the lesser of n and the pre-determined number of surface areas of the media-content template.
|Terminal set of electrical connector|
A terminal set of an electrical connector includes signal terminal duos and ground terminal duos. The signal terminal duos have two signal terminals.
All Best Precision Technology Co., Ltd.
A communicating apparatus comprising a receiving module which comprises: a first receiving line, for receiving a second input data stream; a timing detecting apparatus, for detecting timings for a plurality of data units of the second input data stream; a data allocating apparatus, for allocating the second input data stream to x allocated data streams, wherein the x is a positive integer and the x is larger or equals to 2; and x second receiving lines, for respectively transmitting one of the x allocated data streams.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
|Electronic gaming die|
An electronic gaming die includes an enclosure, a flexible substrate, a number of light emitting diodes, a sensor, a processor and a battery. The enclosure has n sides where n is equal to or greater than 4.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
|Parity check matrix creation method, encoding apparatus, and recording/reproduction apparatus|
According to an embodiment, in a parity check matrix creation method, all n column vectors in the mask matrix are different. A submatrix having m rows×l columns obtained by arbitrarily extracting l continuous columns from the mask matrix includes b1 first correction rows and bi ith correction rows.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Guidewire interconnecting apparatus
A male coupler for a guidewire, the guidewire having a hollow walled tube, the male coupler comprising a connector section, coupled with the guidewire, a portion of the connector section having a diameter smaller than the diameter of the hollow tube, at least one conducting ring coupled with the connector section where the diameter of the connector section is smaller the diameter of the guidewire, wherein the diameter of connecter section and the at least one conducting ring substantially equals the diameter of the guidewire.. .
Casino card game
A game system 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.. .
Computer and control method thereof
A computer and a control method thereof are provided. The computer includes a power button, a flash read-only memory (rom), a processor, a near field communication (nfc) module, a chipset, and a coprocessor.
Quanta Computer Inc.
Interactive notepad for computing equations in context
A system, method and computer program product for interactive computing of equations in context includes finding a beginning and an end of a line of text comprising an equals sign and determining if the line is an equation based on any predefined mathematical notation existing in the line; and determining a string variable name comprising all characters and spaces between any two of the predefined mathematical notation, the equals sign and the beginning and the end of the equation wherein the string variable name comprises any unicode character including a space, a non-breakable space and a plurality of any unicode characters including numbers, special and non-printed characters. Declaring in the user's electronic notes any computed and numerically unassigned variable(s) in context with the equation and any related variable(s) is further included.
Device for testing tilt angle of machine cabinet
A device for testing tilt angles of tilt of a cabinet includes an angle tester, a controller, and a driver. The angle tester senses a tilt angle of the machine cabinet.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Methods, systems, and products for authenticating users
Methods, systems, and products authenticate a user to a device. A user selects or submits a media file for authentication.
Systems and methods for processing stackable articles
Systems and methods for processing stackable articles, such as, frozen hamburgers or compact disks, are provided. The systems include mechanisms for determining the number of articles in a stack of articles, a transfer device adapted to transfer the articles when the number of articles equals a predetermined number of articles, a gripping device adapted to receive the stacks of articles from the transfer device, an automated manipulator adapted to transfer the gripping device with the stacks of articles, and a mechanism for discharging the stacks of articles from the gripping device to, for example, a container.
Methods for codebook sub-sampling
Disclosed are methods for codebook sub-sampling. In various implementations, a wireless terminal receives a reference signal, determines, based on the reference signal, a first precoding index i2 for a first subband and a second precoding index i2′ for a second subband.
High torque density electrical machine
An electrical machine includes a rotor comprising a rotor core and a plurality of permanent magnets embedded radially within the rotor core to form a plurality of rotor poles. The electrical machine further includes a stator comprising a stator core disposed concentrically outside the rotor and including a plurality of stator teeth defining a plurality of stator slots there between.
Variable data usage personal medical system and method
A variable data usage personal medical system including a self-care device attached to a patient, and operable to generate self-care device data and to transmit the self-care device data at a fixed interval; a cellular communication device operable to receive and store the transmitted self-care device data, to register a count at an interval counter for each of the fixed intervals in which the transmitted self-care device data is received, to generate a data cellular packet from overhead plus the stored self-care device data when the interval counter equals a fixed interval index, and to transmit the data packet; and a cloud infrastructure operably connected to the cellular communication device over a cellular network, and operable to receive, process, and store the transmitted data packet. The cloud infrastructure is operable to transmit a value for the fixed interval index to the cellular communication device for storage..
The electronic device includes a first casing, a second casing, and a connecting member engaging with the first casing to allow the first casing to turn about a first axis of rotation, and engaging with the second casing to allow the second casing to turn about a second axis of rotation. When a turning angle is 0 or 360 degrees, a distance between the first and second axes of rotation equals to the sum of a half of the sum of the thicknesses of the first and second casings and a clearance between the first and second casings, and the first axis of rotation is arranged at a position shifted from the center of the first casing in a reference direction to the second casing side, by a half of a value calculated by subtracting the thickness of the first casing from the thickness of a first casing-side connecting portion..
Led light source
Dimmable led light source comprising: —a rectifier having rectifier input terminals for connection to respective output terminals of a phase cut dimmer of the trailing edge type, input terminals of the phase cut dimmer being connected to the mains supply, and having a first rectifier output terminal and a second rectifier output terminal, —a bleeder circuit connecting the rectifier output terminals, —a series arrangement comprising a first unidirectional element and first capacitive means connecting the rectifier output terminals, —a converter circuit, having input terminals coupled to respective sides of the first capacitive means and output terminals coupled to a led load, for generating a current through the led load, in dependence on a dim signal, out of a voltage present across the capacitive means, —a dim circuit for generating a dim signal as a function of the adjusted phase angle of the phase cut dimmer and for supplying the dim signal to a dim input of the converter circuit, —a series arrangement comprising a switching element and second capacitive means coupled between a terminal between the first unidirectional element and the second output terminal of the rectifier, —a control circuit for controlling the switching element in the conductive state when the voltage between the first and second output terminals of the rectifier drops below a first predetermined reference and for controlling the switching element in the non-conductive state when the voltage across the second capacitive means has reached a second predetermined reference, wherein the first capacitive means is dimensioned so that the voltage between the first and the second output terminal of the rectifier equals the sum of the voltage across the first capacitive means and the voltage across the first unidirectional means if the switching element is non-conductive.. .
Adjustable filling and sealing method and apparatus therefor
An assembly includes a support and drive assembly, a first structure and a second structure. The first structure is in operable communication with and supported by the support and drive assembly.
Table creation for partitioned tables
A table creation request pertaining to a table in a database maintained on a multi-node data partitioning landscape that comprises a plurality of processing nodes can specify a number of partitions to be generated. At run time, a currently available number of processing nodes in the multi-node data partitioning landscape can be queried, and this currently available number of processing nodes can be compared with the specified number of partitions to be generated for the created table.
Differential phase tracking in the presence of unknown interference
Example embodiments comprise a diversity receiver, and corresponding method, for measuring a differential phase between a first local oscillator of a first antenna and a second local oscillator of a second antenna in the presence of a primary interference signal and at least one secondary interference signal. The method may comprise receiving a primary communication signal, a primary reference signal and additional reference signals, and processing these signals such that a summation signal does not substantially comprise the at least one secondary interference signal.
Collapsible, compact mattress support
A collapsible mattress support for a box spring includes hinges on opposite sides of a middle cross bar. First and second side bars are pivotally attached to one hinge, and third and fourth side bars are pivotally attached to the other hinge.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.