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 Time spaced infrared image enhancement patent thumbnailTime spaced infrared image enhancement
Techniques using small form factor infrared imaging modules are disclosed. An imaging system may include visible spectrum imaging modules, infrared imaging modules, and other modules to interface with a user and/or a monitoring system.
Flir Systems, Inc.


 Enlarged substrate for magnetic recording medium patent thumbnailEnlarged substrate for magnetic recording medium
A data storage device having a housing member for a selected one of a 3½ inch form factor hard disc drive (hdd) or a 2½ inch form factor hdd. A spindle motor coupled to the housing member supports a rotatable data recording disc with a plurality of data tracks and an outermost perimeter.
Seagate Technology Llc


 Heat pipes with electrical pumping of condensate patent thumbnailHeat pipes with electrical pumping of condensate
A heat pipe with electrical pumping. The heat pipe includes a condenser to condense vapor into liquid droplets and an evaporator for the liquid-vapor conversion.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


 Furniture filling patent thumbnailFurniture filling
A pillow and its method of creation are provided. The pillow, or other filled item, begins as a piece of fabric that is filled with a blend of discrete amounts of latex, and a volume of fiberfill.
Pegasus Home Fashions, Inc.


 All-acoustic duplexers using directional couplers patent thumbnailAll-acoustic duplexers using directional couplers
An all-acoustic filter includes acoustic directional couplers and acoustic filters. In one embodiment, the all-acoustic filter includes two acoustic directional couplers, pair of matched acoustic filters corresponding to either transmit or receive frequency bands, and another acoustic filter corresponding to the other of transmit or receive frequency bands.
Abtum Inc.


 Wideband wide beamwidth mimo antenna system patent thumbnailWideband wide beamwidth mimo antenna system
A two antenna assembly for use in mimo systems is described where wide beamwidth performance is achieved over wide frequency ranges while maintaining high isolation and low envelope correlation between the antenna elements in a low profile, small form factor. This mimo antenna system is optimal for use in das systems for in-building applications where a mimo antenna system is required and a low profile is desirable for ceiling and wall mount applications.
Ethertronics, Inc.


 Inkjet-printable foil balloon and it's fabrication patent thumbnailInkjet-printable foil balloon and it's fabrication
An inkjet printer-ready foil balloon comprises an ink-absorbing material and a special assembling form for the balloon, which allows an end user to personalize and print to the balloon on a conventional inkjet printer. The ink-absorbing material enables the balloon surface to become receptive to inkjet inks while a technique of manufacturing ensures that the balloon fits the form factor of a conventional inkjet printer..
Brother International Corporation


 Cfast card slot breakout cable patent thumbnailCfast card slot breakout cable
A cfast card slot breakout cable supports the connection of a host device, such as a video camera or computer, to an externally located sata compatible storage device through the host device's cfast card slot. The breakout cable supports the expansion of existing cfast slots to connect to substantially larger and more cost-effective external digital storage than can be directly provided by cfast data storage cards.
Electronic Product Solutions Llc


 System and  layering using tile-based renderers patent thumbnailSystem and layering using tile-based renderers
A method for tile-based rendering of content. Content may be rendered in a memory region organized as multiple tiles.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Accurate light-weight broad-energy neutron remmeter and use thereof patent thumbnailAccurate light-weight broad-energy neutron remmeter and use thereof
This invention describes a remmeter that is based on the use of an assembly comprising two or more different-sized hydrogenous moderators, each hydrogenous moderator incorporating a hydrogenous spectroscopic fast neutron detector and a thermal neutron detector in order to provide more accurate neutron dosimetry across a wide range of neutron energies (thermal neutrons to >15 mev) in a form factor that is lighter than conventional remmeters. The new remmeter utilizes the principle of spectral dosimetry, where the energy or energy distribution of the incident neutrons is first measured and then this energy information (along with the measured fluence) is used to establish the dosimetric quantity using the various fluence-to-dose conversion curves (e.g.
Bubble Technology Industries Inc.


High density connector

In one embodiment, a method for increasing potential data capacity for a high-density transceiver connector includes: aligning at least two transceiver-switch copper contacts opposite at least one network switch copper contact associated with a network switch, aligning at least two transceiver-cable copper contacts opposite at least one cable copper contact, and connecting the at least two transceiver-switch copper contacts to the at least two transceiver-cable copper contacts, wherein the high-density transceiver connector shares a form factor with a low-density transceiver connector.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Techniques for interacting with wearable devices

In one embodiment of the present invention, a gesture recognition application enables interactive entry via a touch pad. In operation, the gesture recognition application partitions the touch pad into multiple zones.
Autodesk, Inc.

Forced and natural convection liquid cooler for personal computer

A small form factor computer chassis is disclosed. The computer chassis includes a solid bulkhead that separates the computer chassis cavity into two thermal chambers.
Corsair Memory, Inc.

Portable advanced process module

A portable advanced process module system includes, for example, a welding power source, an portable advanced process module, and a wire feeder. The portable advanced process module and the wire feeder are separately enclosed in suitcase style enclosures with disconnectable power and communication means between the portable advanced process module and the wire feeder.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Computing device with nfc and active load modulation

An rfid card includes a smartcard controller that receives power from a host device. The rfid card also includes a small inductive device capable of inductive coupling with an rfid reader.
Tyfone, Inc.

Wireless earplug with improved sensitivity and form factor

An improved wireless communications earplug for use with a magnetic field transmitter. The wireless earplug has a receiver made of a coil of wire on a magnetic bobbin, mounted in close proximity or in contact with a magnetic case of a speaker.
Red Tail Hawk Corporation

Reconfigurable touch screen computing device

A reconfigurable touch screen computing device with folding configurations and an alignment locking mechanism. The touch screen display is made up of segments coupled to a flexible circuit and can be reconfigured from a compact state to an expanded state.

Apparatus and corresponding methods for form factor and orientation modality control

An electronic device (100) includes a housing (101), one or more processors (116), and a display (102). The display, housing, and other components are flexible, stretchable, squeezable, or otherwise deformable in one or more embodiments.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Antenna for appendage-worn miniature communications device

Antennas, antenna systems, and communications devices are described that provide an antenna utilizing a fractal and/or self-similar conductive element that is novel and inventive in that its small in size and exhibits multiple-band or wideband frequency coverage which allows a miniature communications device incorporating the antenna to operate (e.g., function) with wide-band capabilities in close-proximity to a user's body and in form factor suitable for wearing by the user. As noted above, previous size and performance limitations of prior art antennas/devices were poor and made those devices either of limited utility or inoperable..
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc.

Mechanical attach and retention feature

A mechanical attach and retention feature is described. An apparatus may include a cover portion that is configured to cover at least a portion of a display device of a computing device having a mobile form factor that is configured to be held by one or more hands of a user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Edge-lit stepped light guide for downlight module

A light guide 2 for a ceiling downlight module 1 provides a batwing light distribution in a compact, flat form factor using edge-lit source light injection. A plurality of solid state light sources 16 inject light from peripheral side surface 12 inward into light guide 2 which has a disc-shaped light guide body 4 having a set of concentric annular steps or faces 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52 between which inwardly-facing light-exit rings or facets 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34 are formed.
Osram Sylvania Inc.

Small form-factor led lamp with color-controlled dimming

A small form factor led lighting system provides for color-controlled dimming. Embodiments of the invention use one or more small-footprint led(s) that can emit light of different correlated color temperatures (ccts, colors or spectral outputs).
Cree, Inc.

Connectivity management for mobile wireless low-power wake-up radios

Mobile platform power management is an important problem especially for battery-powered small form factor platforms such as smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, internet of things (iot) devices, and the like. A low-power wake-up radio cooperates with a mobility manager which is configured to receive information from one or more sensors and determine a mobility management frame.
Intel Corporation

Electronic device and load center including the same

An electronic device includes a housing defining an exterior shape of the electronic device, a processor, a power supply structured to receive line power and to convert the line power for use by the electronic device, a storage unit structured to store data, and a number of data interfaces structured to receive a data connection. The electronic device has a particular form factor that is compatible with positions in a circuit breaker receiving area of a load center.
Eaton Corporation

Tool-less storage device adaptor tray with spring mechanism

A storage device tray has a form factor designed to support a larger storage device, and is configured to secure a small storage device, thereby acting as an adapter between storage device sizes. The storage device tray includes a clip configured with pegs that may couple to screw hole sin the storage device.
Super Micro Computer, Inc.

Wiring board and memory system including the same

A memory system includes a package having a memory device, and a wiring board to which the package is attached. The wiring board includes a first region and a second region separable from the first region.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Tool-less storage device adaptor tray with slider mechanism

A storage device tray has a form factor designed to support a larger storage device, and is configured to secure a small storage device, thereby acting as an adapter between storage device sizes. The storage device tray includes a sliding mechanism configured with pegs that may couple to screw holes in the storage device.
Super Micro Computer, Inc.

Active optical cable module for cable system

A module having first and second ends, and comprising at least one circuit board extending from the first end to the second end; at least one electrical connector at the first end, the at least one electrical connector being electrically connected to the circuit board, the electrical connector having a form factor of a standard electrical connector; at least one optical connector at the second end; a plurality of optical electrical devices (oeds) disposed on the circuit board, wherein the oeds are connected electrically to the at least one electrical connector through the circuit board, and wherein the oeds are connected optically to at least one optical connector.. .
Tyco Electronics Corporation

Led light fixture and assembly method therefor

An led panel light fixture and method for assembling the same includes (a) selecting a set of specifications of the led panel light fixture, the set of specifications comprising a fixture/base specification comprising a form factor of the led panel light fixture; and a top specification comprising a visual feature of a top in accordance with the top specification; (b) providing a knock-down kit having parts including the top in accordance with the top specification, a frame in accordance with the fixture/base specification, an optically transmissive panel assembly, a set of light emitting diodes (leds), and driving circuitry; and (c) assembling the led panel light fixture using parts of the knock-down kit. An led panel lighting fixture kit includes a top and a base.
Pixi Lighting, Inc.

Image recording device having a compact form factor

An image recording device is provided, having a recording unit configured to record an image on a sheet, and a tray disposed below the recording unit. The tray includes a sheet holding surface configured to hold the sheet.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Patient programmer having a key-fob-sized form factor

A patient programmer has a housing having a key-fob-sized form factor. The patient programmer has electrical circuitry implemented inside the housing.
Nuvectra Corporation

Connector component

In one example in accordance with the present disclosure, a connector component is provided. The connector component includes a first connector portion comprising a plurality of contacts to couple with a printed circuit board, and a second connector portion comprising a plurality of contacts to couple with an m.2 form factor module.
Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.p.

Techniques for mobile platform power management using low-power wake-up signals

Mobile platform power management is an important problem especially for battery-powered small form factor platforms such as smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, and internet of things (iot) devices. A new low-power wake-up radio (lp-wur) listens to the wireless medium for a wake-up signal with, for example, below 50 uw power consumption.
Intel Corporation

Method of fine grained wake-up modes for wi-fi/bt utilizing wake-up receiver

Mobile platform power management is an important problem especially for battery-powered small form factor platforms such as smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, internet of things (iot) devices, and the like. One exemplary technique disclosed herein defines a method for a fine-grained wake-up mode for wi-fi/bt/ble that utilizes a low-power wake-up radio.
Intel Corporation

Thermal imaging device

A thermal imaging device comprises a focal plane array disposed on a focal plane substrate. The focal plane array comprises a plurality of pixels grouped into sub-arrays of pixels.
Invis Technologies Corporation

Systems and music remixing

Systems and methods for creating, modifying, interacting with and playing music are provided, preferably employing a top-down process, where the user is provided with a musical composition that may be modified and interacted with and played and/or stored (for later play). The system preferably is provided in a handheld form factor, and a graphical display is provided to display status information, graphical representations of musical lanes or components which preferably vary in shape as musical parameters and the like are changed for particular instruments or musical components such as a microphone input or audio samples.
Medialab Solutions Corp.

Fastenerless hinge which enables thin form factor low cost design

The present disclosure includes a fastenerless hinge system which enables a thin form factor low cost design. A hinge system described herein may include a hinge bracket and a hinge wing.
Intel Corporation

Heat sink for a square camera

A camera having a substantially cubic form factor comprises, among other components, an image sensor, a lens assembly, a printed circuit board, and a heat sink. A heat sink operates to provide a thermally conductive path to an external surface of the camera.
Gopro, Inc.

Hazard detector architecture facilitating compact form factor and multi-protocol wireless connectivity

Systems, methods, and devices for hazard detection are described. A hazard detection device may include a printed circuit board.
Google Inc.

Operating system card for multiple devices

In one general aspect, a main printed circuit board (pcb) card can include a system on a chip (soc) configured to run an operating system stored on the main pcb card, at least one dynamic random access memory (dram) device and at least one non-volatile memory device each configured for use by the soc, and at least one connector. The main pcb card can be configured to be interchangeably interfaced with multiple types of shell computing devices by way of a slot included in a shell computing device.
Google Inc.

Power-over-ethernet to universal serial bus charging port controller

A power conversion device is configured to convert power-over-ethernet (poe) power to universal serial bus (usb) power to yield a usb charging port. The conversion device can conform to a number of modular and/or portable form factors, allowing existing ethernet data ports to be easily converted to usb charging ports.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Gyratory sensing system to enhance wearable device user experience via hmi extension

Methods and systems may provide for a gyratory sensing system (gss) for extending the human machine interface (hmi) of an electronic device, particularly small form factor, wearable devices. The gyratory sensing system may include a gyratory sensor and a rotatable element to engage the gyratory sensor.
Intel Corporation

Time trial bicycle helmet with ear shield

A helmet can include a helmet body and a shield. The helmet body can include a front portion and a tail portion, and the shield can include two ear portions connected by a brow portion.
Bell Sports, Inc.

Personal digital identity device with near field and non near field radios for access control

A personal digital id device provides a digital identifier to a service for a predetermined duration in response to user interaction. The user interaction may include a button press.
Tyfone, Inc.

Low power and small form factor infrared imaging

Various techniques are provided for implementing an infrared imaging system, especially for low power and small form factor applications. In one example, a system includes a focal plane array (fpa).
Flir Systems, Inc.

Generation and dynamic serving of device-dependent web content

A web content builder tool is provided for rapidly creating multiple related web content layouts for dynamic serving to devices having, e.g., different form factors. Layouts can be selectably linked or unlinked.
Undelay Inc.

Graft-port hemodialysis systems, devices, and methods

The present invention relates to subcutaneously implanted graft-port systems, devices and methods for establishing access to the vascular system of a patient requiring multiple blood treatments over an extended period of time. The systems, devices and methods disclosed herein reduce miscannulation, promote intra-session hemostasis, and decrease the incidence of bacteremia and sepsis among other improvements and advantages.
Proviflo, Llc

Personal digital identity card with motion sensor responsive to user interaction

A personal digital id device provides a digital identifier to a service for a predetermined duration in response to user interaction. The user interaction may include a button press.
Tyfone, Inc.

Configurable personal digital identity card with motion sensor responsive to user interaction

A personal digital id device provides a digital identifier to a service for a predetermined duration in response to user interaction. The user interaction may include a button press.
Tyfone, Inc.

Raw camera peripheral with handheld mobile unit for processing raw image data

A handheld imaging device is described to provide high quality raw image data to a smartphone, or similar handheld imaging device. The imaging device can have a larger dimension, particularly with regard to the thickness of the device, thus overcoming some of the physical limitations to providing high quality optics and image sensing within the thin form factor of a modern smartphone.
2p & M Holdings, Llc

Raw camera peripheral with handheld mobile unit processing raw image data

A handheld imaging device is described to provide high quality raw image data to a smartphone, or similar handheld imaging device. The imaging device can have a larger dimension, particularly with regard to the thickness of the device, thus overcoming some of the physical limitations to providing high quality optics and image sensing within the thin form factor of a modern smartphone.
2p & M Holdings, Llc

Raw camera peripheral for handheld mobile unit

A handheld imaging device is described to provide high quality raw image data to a smartphone, or similar handheld imaging device. The imaging device can have a larger dimension, particularly with regard to the thickness of the device, thus overcoming some of the physical limitations to providing high quality optics and image sensing within the thin form factor of a modern smartphone.
2p & M Holdings, Llc

Apparatus and supporting an article

Modular mounting systems for supportably engagement of one or more devices. The systems may include corresponding attachment members and carrier members for selective supportive engagement of one or more devices relative to a base.
Iomounts Llc



Form Factor topics:
  • Form Factor
  • Semiconductor
  • Electronic Device
  • Memory Chip
  • Circuit Board
  • Portable Electronic Device
  • Look And Feel
  • Leakage Current
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Memory Cell
  • Semiconductor Memory
  • Error Correction
  • Disk Drive
  • Standard Light Bulb Socket
  • Storage Device


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