|| List of recent Equals-related patents
|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.. .
|Franchise royalty and advertising fee collection|
A computer-implemented method is provided for segregating funds associated with sales or transactions of a franchisee to pay royalties and/or advertising fees to a franchisor. The method may include determining a sales amount corresponding to one or more transactions of a seller associated with a closeout period, determining a transfer amount based on the sales amount and at least one franchise rate, and transmitting an instruction to a financial institution directing the financial institution to debit the transfer amount from an account associated with the franchisee and to credit a second account with the transfer amount when the sales amount equals or exceeds the transfer amount..
|System, method and a non-transitory computer readable medium for creating a warranted snapshot|
A method for providing a warranted snapshot that may include: receiving a request to create a first warranted snapshot of a first logical volume at a first point in time and creating the first warranted snapshot if the first warranted snapshot is non-writable and if an amount of physical storage actually devoted by a storage system to the first logical volume at the first point of time does not exceed a size of a free physical storage space that is available for storing any future data delta associated with the first warranted snapshot. The creating of the first warranted snapshot may include allocating a first virtual portion of a physical storage space for storing any future data delta associated with the first warranted snapshot.
A system for enabling a device to compute an outcome of an exponentiation cx having a base c and/or an exponent x, the system comprising means for establishing a plurality of values λi; means for establishing a plurality of values ωi satisfying ωi=cλi; means for establishing a plurality of values φi satisfying that the sum of the values λiφi equals x; and an output for providing the device with the plurality of values φi. A device computes an outcome of the exponentiation cx.
|Comparator and correction method therefor|
A comparator has a comparator circuit to output an output voltage based on a voltage difference between a first and second input voltage, a variable capacitor connected to an output terminal, an input voltage control circuit to generate a common voltage and add the common voltage to the first and the second input voltages, and a correction circuit to control the variable capacitor to control the common voltage. The correction circuit controls a first capacitance value of the variable capacitor so that the output voltage is reversed when the voltage difference equals a first voltage difference, and controls a second capacitance value of the variable capacitor so that the output voltage is reversed when the voltage difference equals a second voltage value, and controls the common voltage so that a difference between the first capacitance value and the second capacitance value becomes equal to a predetermined capacitance value..
|Rolled recording medium conveyance device, image forming apparatus, rolled recording medium conveyance method, and computer program product|
In an image forming apparatus that the present invention is concerning to, rolled paper is conveyed in a forward conveyance direction for a predetermined period of time, when it is detected that an amount of the rolled paper rolled around a core pipe equals a predetermined amount or less. On the basis of the detection result, a cpu determines the rolled state of the rolled paper with respect to the core pipe and conveys the rolled paper in the forward conveyance direction or a reverse conveyance direction according to the rolled state..
|Method and apparatus to manage tier information|
A method of tier management of data comprises performing a tier migration log information setup process which includes selecting an area specified by a virtual volume address and a logical volume address; determining a destination tier for the area based on a number of accesses to the area; and updating a tier migration log information by inputting the determined destination tier and a time; and performing a process using the tier migration log information to determine whether to migrate a specific area which includes loading a tier migration log from the tier migration log information by selecting a specific time; checking if a current tier of the specific area equals a destination tier specified by the tier migration log; and if the current tier is not equal to the destination tier, migrating the specific area to the destination tier.. .
|Use of coumarin derivatives for the preparation of drugs for treating skin diseases|
Wherein n equals 0 or 1, z represents o or s, r1 represents one group chosen among the group consisting of hydrogen, c1-c7 alkyl, substituted, or not, by a halogen, a hydroxyl or a —o—r12 group, wherein r12 is a c1-c7 alkyl, a group —ch2—o—co—r5 wherein r5 is chosen among a hydrogen atom and a c1-c7 alkyl, substituted or not by at least one halogen, a group —o—r13, wherein r13 is chosen among hydrogen and a c1-c7 alkyl, an amine or a —ch2— amine, r′1 represents a group chosen among hydrogen and —o—r14, wherein r14 is chosen among hydrogen and a c1-c7 alkyl, and r2 is chosen among the group consisting of a c1-c7 alkyl, a c3-c6 cycloalkyl, an aryl group, and an heteroaryl group for the treatment of pathologies involving excess activity of at least one member of the kallikrein family.. .
|Reducing radio frequency band scan time by a wireless communication device|
Methods and apparatuses to reduce a time to scan one or more frequency channel bands by a wireless communication device are disclosed. The methods include performing, at the wireless communication device, a power scan of a band of radio frequencies; determining a maximum power level for a frequency channel in the band of radio frequencies found by the power scan; comparing the maximum power level to a threshold power level; in an instance in which the maximum power level does not equal or exceed the threshold power level, attempting acquisition on a first number of frequency channels; and in an instance in which the maximum power equals or exceeds the threshold power level, attempting acquisition on a second number of frequency channels.
|System and method for managing transactions|
A method for writing data, the method may include: receiving or generating, by an interfacing module, a data unit coherent write request for performing a coherent write operation of a data unit to a first address; receiving, by the interfacing module and from a circuit that comprises a cache and a cache controller, a cache coherency indicator that indicates that a most updated version of the content stored at the first address is stored in the cache; and instructing, by the interfacing module, the cache controller to invalidate a cache line of the cache that stored the most updated version of the first address without sending the most updated version of the content stored at the first address from the cache to a memory module that differs from the cache if a length of the data unit equals a length of the cache line.. .
|Steering apparatus and control method thereof|
A steering apparatus includes: a steering angle zero point detection unit configured to detect a zero point of a steering angle of a steering wheel; a history recording unit configured to record a detection history of the zero point; a characteristic variation determination unit configured to determine whether or not characteristic variation has occurred in a steering transmission system on the basis of the detection history; a pressure measurement unit configured to measure a pressure in one of a master cylinder and a wheel cylinder that apply a braking force to a vehicle wheel; and a prohibition unit configured to prohibit for a predetermined prohibition period one of detection of the zero point by the steering angle zero point detection unit and updating of the detection history by the history recording unit, when the pressure equals or exceeds a predetermined threshold.. .
|Backflow preventer valve|
An insertable backflow preventer is presented. The backflow preventer is provided with a cylindrical housing.
A drill tool including a drill body having an inner insert and an outer insert at an end portion of the drill body. The distance from a central axis of the drill body to the outer insert is greater than the distance from the central axis to the inner insert.
|System and method for offsetting measurement of machine tool|
A method and a system, for offsetting measurement of machine tool, includes following steps. A tool seat is chosen, a first coordinate is set based on a first datum mark of the tool seat.
|Integer divider module|
A method includes receiving a dividend and a divisor for performing a division operation. Numbers p and n are found, for which the divisor equals 2n(1+2p).
|Method and a system for determining the angular position of a rotary element, and a bearing including such a system|
This method determines an angular position of a rotary element rotating with respect to a stationary element where a magnetic ring rotatably fastened with the rotary element is arranged with respect to a set of n regularly distributed sensors, with n≧3. Each sensor is suitable for issuing a unitary electric signal representative of a magnetic field generated by the magnetic ring.
|Cell activation device|
The purpose of the present invention is to solve issues with conventional hyperthermia treatment for cancer. The present invention provides a cell activation device that is capable of suppressing the progress of cancer and contributing to the irradiation of cancer cells.
|Control method of an antenna system|
A control method of an antenna system includes the steps of configuring the antenna system to communicate with a plurality of stations, and configuring the antenna system to modify, at intervals of a predetermined time, a plurality of data acknowledgement (ack) timeouts which correspond respectively to the stations, so that each of the data ack timeouts substantially equals the round trip time of a packet for communication between the antenna system and the corresponding one of the stations.. .
A power system for supplying direct current (dc) voltage to a load requiring same includes a main power supply outputting a first alternating current (ac) power, an auxiliary power supply outputting a first dc power directly, and a bidirectional power factor correction device. When the bidirectional power factor correction determines that the first dc power is more than a rate power of the load, the auxiliary power supply outputs only a first part of the first dc power to the load, and outputs a second part to the bidirectional power factor correction.
|Novel use of heptylpolyglycosides for solubilising non-ionic surfactants in aqueous acidic cleaning compositions, and aqueous acidic cleaning compositions comprising same|
A composition (c) of formula (i): r1—o-(g)p-h (i). G is a reducing sugar, r1 is a heptyl radical, p is a decimal number, and 1<p≦5.
|Inorganic-compound particles and process for producing same|
A method of producing inorganic compound particles is provided. It includes a step of impregnating a melt liquid of second raw particles into first raw particles by heating a raw material including them at a temperature, which equals to or higher than an eutectic temperature between a region-ii (solid-liquid phase range) and a region-i (solid phase range) in a phase diagram and lower than the melting temperature of the inorganic compound.
|Liquid crystal display and the backlight module thereof|
A liquid crystal display and the backlight module thereof are disclosed. The backlight module includes a substrate, a light guiding plate, a first pillar, a light source, at least two separating pieces, and an elastic piece.
|In-cell capacitive touch panel lcd module and method for driving the same|
An in-cell touch panel lcd module (100) and a method for driving the same includes a common electrode layer including first and second common electrodes. A control circuit divides the frame time period into a display time period and a touch control time period.
|Method and apparatus for optimization of a pulse sequence for a magnetic resonance system|
A method and a pulse sequence optimization device to optimize a pulse sequence for a magnetic resonance system, wherein the pulse sequence includes at least one refocusing pulse, one slice selection gradient pulse, and one gradient spoiler pulse. The pulse duration of the refocusing pulse is shortened, and the pulse duration of the slice selection gradient pulse is adapted to the shortened pulse duration of the refocusing pulse.
|Semiconductor structure and manufacturing method thereof|
A semiconductor structure has a second portion with an appendage on one side of the second portion and extruding along the longitudinal direction of the second portion. Moreover the semiconductor structure also has a gate line longitudinally parallel to the second portion, wherein the length of the gate line equals to the longitudinal length of the second portion..
|Data decompression method for a controller equipped with limited ram|
A method of operating a controller to decompress a compressed data file stored on a host computer, and store the resulting uncompressed data in a flash memory. The processor loads compressed data into random access memory (ram) until a predetermined amount of compressed data is present in the ram.
|Cellular wide-area radio communication system with relay-enhanced cells|
In a cellular wide-area radio communications system, comprising a plurality of base stations, a plurality of relay stations, and a plurality of mobile stations, wherein each of the relay stations is associated with at least one of the base stations, each of the mobile stations is associated with at least one of the base stations or one of the relay stations, wireless data transmissions between mobile stations and base stations take place either as single-hop data transmissions between the mobile stations and their associated base stations, or as multi-hop data transmissions between the mobile stations and their associated relay stations and a data transmission between the relay stations and the base stations associated with the relay stations, wherein an average number of multi-hop data transmissions in the radio communications system equals at least an average number of single-hop data transmissions.. .
|Led light source|
A led light source comprises a full bridge rectifier equipped with a first input terminal and a second input terminal for coupling to output terminals of the phase cut dimmer, a series arrangement comprising n led loads, a first and second end of said series arrangement being coupled to a first output terminal and a second output terminal of the full bridge rectifier respectively, control means for during a period of the rectified ac supply voltage subsequently making the led loads comprised in the first series arrangement carry a current, one by one and in dependency of the momentary amplitude of the rectified ac supply voltage when the momentary amplitude increases and for subsequently making the led loads stop carrying a current, one by one, and in dependency of the momentary amplitude of the rectified ac supply voltage when the momentary amplitude decreases, said control means controlling the current through the led loads at zero when the output voltage of the phase cut dimmer equals zero and controlling the current through the led loads at a value that is independent from the phase angle of the phase cut dimmer when the output voltage of the phase cut dimmer differs from zero volt. In order to make the led light source compatible with a phase cut dimmer, the led light source is further equipped with a switchable bleeder current source coupled between the first and second output terminal of the full bridge rectifier, a latch coupled between the first and second output terminals of the full rectifier bridge and comprising a series arrangement of a resistor and a capacitor to prevent the current through the dimmer from crossing zero after a leading edge generated by the phase cut dimmer, in case the phase cut dimmer is a leading edge phase cut dimmer, a unidirectional element arranged in series with the capacitor for preventing discharging of the capacitor via the led loads or the adjustable bleeder current source, and a clamp circuit coupled to the capacitor and comprising a current source for discharging the capacitor and providing a low ohmic path for the dimmer current when the dimmer is off..
|Fuel vapor leakage detection method|
A fuel vapor leakage detection device performs a fuel vapor leakage detection method to detect a clogging of passages in an evaporated fuel processing system by (i) switching a switching valve after measuring a first reference pressure, (ii) determining whether a detected pressure equals atmospheric pressure after opening a purge valve, (iii) recording the detected pressure after closing the purge valve, and (iv) switching the switching valve to depressurize an atmospheric system and to determine whether a current detection value of the pressure sensor is the same as the first reference pressure. Then, a second reference pressure is measured for comparison with the first reference pressure, to determine whether the evaporation system is clogged.
|Speaker system and method for adjusting power of speaker|
An exemplary speaker system includes a speaker, an audio amplifier, a detecting resistor, and a control unit. The audio amplifier is connected to the speaker and outputs a working voltage to the speaker.
|Printed flexible display having grating|
A printed flexible display having grating, comprising a printable layer, a printing ink layer, a grating layer, an electrode layer a, an electrically-controlled optical switch layer, and an electrode layer b which are arranged successively from top to bottom. The printable layer is a flexible insulating material that is foldable and printable.
|Intermediate circuit and method for dram|
An intermediate circuit and method for hiding refresh confliction. The intermediate circuit includes: a first control circuit configured to generate a command output enable signal con, a data read enable signal drn and a refresh enable signal refn based on the second clock, wherein a ration of duration the signal con is in a first state to duration in a second state equals to clk2/(clk1-clk2), the signal refn has a state that is reverse to that of the signal con and is used to refresh the dram; a command buffer configured to store the access commands received from the user interface and output the stored access commands to the dram in response to the first state of the signal con; a data buffer configured to read data from the dram in response to the first state of the signal con and output the read data..
|Fan conducted noise reduction|
Apparatus and methods for reducing unwanted conducted noise generated by a dc load 17. Load 17 is powered by a voltage source 11.
|Systems and methods for optimizing markets for temporary living space|
A computer implemented method of allocating costs of a rentable unit across two or more users includes the steps of: assigning two or more users to an event; assigning a date range to the event; assigning a rentable unit to the event, wherein the rentable unit includes two or more heterogeneous sleeping areas and a total price for the assigned date range; assigning a sleeping area to each of the users; and allocating a sub-total to each of the users based on relative value of the assigned heterogeneous sleeping area, wherein the sum of the allocated sub-totals equals the total price of the rentable unit for the assigned date range.. .
|Agrochemical formulations containing a compatibility agent|
Agrochemical compositions are described which contain a carboxylic acid salt of dodecylguanidine and a compatibility agent for slowing down the dissociation reaction of the carboxylic acid salt of dodecylguanidine in an aqueous medium. Also, the formation of anionic dodecylguanidine is suppressed or prevented.
|Gaming system and method for providing plays of multiple games|
In various embodiments, the gaming system and method disclosed herein enables a player to allocate portions of a selected predetermined wager amount amongst a plurality of linked games. In one such embodiment, the player selects allocation percentages such that the total of the allocated portions according to the allocation percentages equals the selected predetermined wager amount.
|Storage-stable dust-free homogeneous particulate formulation|
Described is a storage-stable dust-free homogeneous particulate formulation. The formulation consists of (a) at least one water-soluble vitamin e-derivative, (b) at least one hydrophilic polymer, (c) optionally additional surface-active substances, and (d) optionally additional pharmaceutical additives.
|Branched polyamines for delivery of biologically active materials|
Wherein (n′+q) is a number equal to about 45 to about 70, the starred bond of formula (2) is linked to a backbone nitrogen of the branched polyamine, l′ is a divalent radical comprising 3 to 30 carbons, and q/(n′+q)×100% equals about 9% to about 47%.. .
|Method and apparatus for resource release in a wireless communication network|
According to the teachings herein, a ue is configured to perform a method for releasing common e-dch resources used for a ccch transmission to a network. According to the method, the ue triggers transmission of scheduling information (si) to the network upon transmission of the last ccch data available at the ue, regardless of whether or not a total e-dch buffer status (tebs) at the ue equals zero.
|Antifoam additives for use in low viscosity applications|
Wherein x and y can be the same or different and (x+y) equals between 50 and 1,500 and m and n can be the same or different and q is hydrogen or a monovalent organic group selected from the group consisting of c1-c8 alkyl, acetyl and isocyanato group of the formula —nco.. .
|Low molecular weight branched polyamines for delivery of biologically active materials|
Wherein (n′+q) is a number equal to about 8 to about 12, the starred bond of formula (2) is linked to a backbone nitrogen of the branched polyamine, l′ is a divalent linking group comprising 3 to 30 carbons, and q/(n′+q)×100% equals about 9% to about 40%.. .
|Method and system for implementing multiple timing domains for primary and secondary synchronization detection in eutra/lte|
A mobile device receives a signal, from a base station, comprising a primary synchronization sequence (pss) and a secondary synchronization sequence (sss). The mobile device utilizes two different sampling rates to perform the pss synchronization and the sss detection individually.
|System and method for matching a camera aspect ratio and size to an illumination aspect ratio and size|
A system including an imaging device configured to capture an image of a target at a first aspect ratio and with a first field of view on the target, a light source configured to illuminate the target with a light at a second aspect ratio and with a second field of view on the target, and at least one optical baffle configured to shape the light at the target. The second aspect ratio equals the first aspect ratio and the second field of view equals the first field of view.
|Helicopter carried aerial fire suppression system|
An aerial fire suppression system for carrying by a helicopter features a liquid storage tank having a longitudinal dimension that equals or exceeds each other dimension of its shape, and an attachment arrangement for suspending the tank in an upright orientation in which the longitudinal dimension of the liquid storage tank depends downwardly away from the helicopter, thereby minimizing the distance to which the tank's contents can shift outward from the aircraft's longitudinal center of gravity for improved aircraft stability. A discharge boom for emitting fire suppressant media is pivotally supported on the tank, and a winch chain connects the tank to the helicopter to reduce allowable twisting of this tethered connection between the tank and helicopter..
|Methods and systems for identifying overvalued, undervalued, and correctly valued financial returns|
Methods and systems for identifying and reporting an index of overvaluation and undervaluation of a financial instrument due to behavioral bias of traders, including but not limited to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and options by producing a fundamental valuation index that equals zero when the actual returns equal the fundamental economic returns of the instrument as predicted by the model, and that does not equal zero when the returns are overvalued or undervalued, to enable an investor to formulate optimal investment strategies.. .
|Medical support device and system|
A medical support device distributes medical information of a patient to external terminals the supporters have, and shares comments from the supporters to support diagnosis and treatment of a doctor in charge of the patient. In the medical support device, an information sending section distributes the information to the external terminals.
|Endoscope system, processor device thereof, and image processing method|
In imaging an oxygen saturation level of blood, measurement light having a wavelength of 450 to 500 nm, b light, g light, and an r light are sequentially taken out of broad band light bb emitted from a xenon lamp. An internal body portion is imaged under irradiation with the measurement, b, g, and r light to obtain image data b1, b2, g2, and r2, respectively.
|Polyamide moulding compounds and their application|
Whereby the sum of (a) through (d) equals 100% weight.. .
|"21" on the side|
A method is provided for playing a card game using cards with rules to define a value of the cards, in accordance with an example. The method may include distributing a plurality of cards to a player and a dealer.
|Ordering ahead with a mobile device|
The present invention provides a computer-implemented method to order ahead with a mobile device. A user network device receives an input of an order from a user; communicates the order to a merchant network device; receives a preparation time for one or more components of the order; determines a location of the user device; monitors a projected time of arrival at the merchant based on the location of the user device; compares the projected time of arrival with the component preparation time; and notifies the merchant to begin preparation of at least one of the components in response to a determination that the projected time of arrival equals the preparation time of one or more components..
|Electric drive unit for construction machine|
An electric drive unit for a construction machine is capable of increasing the operating time of the construction machine. The electric drive unit has an electricity storage device, a hydraulic pump of variable displacement type which is driven by a motor/generator, a regulator which performs variable control on the displacement volume of the hydraulic pump, a bidirectional converter which performs variable control on the revolution speed of the motor/generator, and an ls control device which controls the regulator and the bidirectional converter so that ls differential pressure pls equals a target value pgr.
|Gaming system and method providing an award for designated losing conditions|
The gaming system and method disclosed herein provides an award to one or more players for a non-occurrence of a designated event. The gaming system monitors a plurality of games played at a plurality of gaming devices.
|Reference voltage generation for single-ended communication channels|
An improved reference voltage (vref) generator useable, for example, in sensing data on single-ended channels is disclosed. The vref generator can be placed on the integrated circuit containing the receivers, or may be placed off chip.
|Energy collection system and method with individual regulation of power units|
Apparatus and method are disclosed which include a string of units including at least two electrical energy producing units connected in series and providing string current. Each of the units is adapted to provide the electrical energy via output terminals.