|| List of recent Grading-related patents
|Secure upgrades for field programmable devices|
Techniques are provided for securely upgrading a field programmable circuit, e.g., a field programmable gate array (fpga), in a device that has been deployed to a customer site. A plurality of keys is stored in the device, e.g., public, private, and/or symmetric keys.
|Base oil blend upgrading process with a diester base oil to yield improved cold flow properties and low noack|
The present invention is generally directed to diester-based base oils and base oil blends with improved cold flow properties and improved noack. The diesters employed have a number a performance benefits in lubricant applications—among them: biodegradability, extreme temperature performance, oxidative stability, solubility for additives and deposit and sludge precursors, flash and fire points.
|Methods and apparatus for hydrogen based biogas upgrading|
The present invention relates to an anaerobic process for biogas upgrading and hydrogen utilization comprising the use of acidic waste as co-substrate. In this process, h2 and co2 will be converted to ch4, which will result in lower co2 content in the biogas.
|Enzymes for degrading organophosphates|
The present invention relates to enzymes capable of hydrolysing organophosphate (op) molecules. In particular, the invention relates to variants of the opda enzyme from agrobacterium that display improved activity when compared to the naturally occurring opda.
|Oxidizing composition for treating keratin fibres, comprising a phosphoric acid mineral salt, and processes therefor|
The present invention relates to an aqueous oxidizing composition for treating keratin fibres, comprising:—at least one oxidizing agent;—at least 40% by weight of at least one oil;—at least one phosphoric acid mineral salt;—the ph of the oxidizing composition being less than or equal to 5. The composition in accordance with the invention may be used for dyeing, bleaching or permanently reshaping keratin fibres.
|Integrated fcc biomass pyrolysis/upgrading|
Integrating a biomass pyrolysis and upgrading process into a fluid catalytic cracking unit. The process uses conventional fcc feed and a mixture of a solvent and biomass to produce upgraded fuel products.
|Vacuum interrupter with transition areas between metal housing parts and ceramic housing parts covered by insulating material|
A vacuum interrupter is disclosed with transition areas between metal housing parts and ceramic housing parts covered by insulating material. To enhance dielectric performance and field grading behaviour, the insulating material can extend as a tube or a multilayer tube design over at least nearly a complete length of the vacuum interrupter or vacuum device arrangement.
|Methods for upgrading of contaminated hydrocarbon streams|
A method of upgrading a heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed by removing oxidized-heteroatom contaminants is disclosed. The method includes contacting the oxidized-heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed with a caustic and a selectivity promoter, and removing the heteroatom contaminants from the heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed..
|Retrievable swellable packer|
A well tool can include a swellable material, and a degradable material which supports the swellable material, but which degrades in response to contact with a selected fluid in a well. A packer for use in a subterranean well can include a swellable material, and a degradable material which supports the swellable material.
|Methods of and apparatuses for upgrading a hydrocarbon stream including a deoxygenated pyrolysis product|
Methods of and apparatuses for upgrading a hydrocarbon stream are provided. In an embodiment, a method of upgrading a hydrocarbon stream includes providing the hydrocarbon stream that includes a deoxygenated pyrolysis product.
Disclosed herein are methods that involve degrading materials that include lignin. In one aspect, the method generally includes contacting a lignin sample with a lignin depolymerase and contacting the lignin sample with an auxiliary compound.
|Composition and method of using medicament for endodontic irrigation, stem cell preparations and tissue regeneration|
A single intra-canal substance composition for tissue dissolution, disinfection, tissue degradation, tissue removal and disinfection is provided. The composition includes calcium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, potassium thioglycolate or calcium thioglycolate, to form an effective single intra-canal substance capable of degrading a cell by disrupting its disulfide bonds.
|Process for upgrading heavy and highly waxy crude oil without supply of hydrogen|
A continuous process to upgrade heavy crude oil for producing more valuable crude feedstock having high api gravity, low asphaltene content, and high middle distillate yield, low sulfur content, low nitrogen content, and low metal content without external supply of hydrogen and/or catalyst. Heavy crude oil having substantial amount of asphaltene and heavy components is mixed with highly waxy crude oil having large amount of paraffinic components and water to decompose asphaltene compounds and remove sulfur, nitrogen, and metal containing substances under supercritical conditions.
|Semiconductor light-emitting device|
The present invention presents a solid-state semiconductor light emitting device with reduced forward voltage and improved quantum efficiency. The light emitting device is characterized by its multiple-quantum-well active-region with opposite composition grading in the quantum barriers and quantum wells along the device epitaxy direction..
|Bio-oil upgrading process|
A method for upgrading pyrolysis oil into a hydrocarbon fuel involves obtaining a quantity of pyrolysis oil, separating the pyrolysis oil into an organic phase and an aqueous phase, and then upgrading the organic phase into a hydrocarbon fuel by reacting the organic phase with hydrogen gas using a catalyst. The catalyst used in the reaction includes a support material, an active metal and a zirconia promoter material.
|Proteases for degrading gluten|
Gluten-degrading proteases derived from insects, including flour beetles, are isolated, and the purified, and recombinant forms can be used to make gluten-containing food safe for patients suffering from gluten intolerance.. .
|Peptide inhibiting matrix metalloproteanases activity and use thereof|
The present invention relates to a peptide inhibiting a matrix metalloproteanases activity and use thereof. The peptide inhibiting a matrix metalloproteanases activity exhibits an excellent efficacy of improving the condition of skin by directly inhibiting the matrix metalloproteanases activity.
|Fat/meat grading method and system|
A batch is completed at a selected station on the basis of data for said fat/meat relationship, said batch comprising one or more collections of trim (cots) and fulfilling a predetermined criterion regarding a total fat/meat relationship.. .
|Method of fabricating copper indium gallium selenide (cigs) thin film for solar cell using simplified co-vacuum evaporation and copper indium gallium selenide (cigs) thin film for solar cell fabricated by the same|
A method of fabricating a cigs thin film for solar cells using a simplified co-vacuum evaporation process and a cigs thin film fabricated by the method are disclosed. The method includes: (a) depositing cu, ga and se on a substrate having a substrate temperature ranging from 500° c.
|Method and apparatus for upgrading application|
The present invention provides a method for upgrading an application, and the method includes: obtaining a patch package corresponding to a current installation package of an application; removing a customized information portion from the current installation package and obtaining a data portion of the current installation package; generating a data portion of a new installation package according to the patch package and the data portion of the current installation package; obtaining the new installation package by adding the customized information portion to the data portion and the new installation package; installing the new installation package.. .
|Apparatus and method for firmware upgrade using usb|
Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for upgrading firmware using a universal serial bus (usb). In the method, after setting a flag 1 in a nonvolatile memory mounted on the device, a device is booted in a download mode to download and write firmware binary data in the nonvolatile memory.
|Highly efficient organic fertilizer and components thereof|
The present invention relates to a fertilizer comprising at least one microbe selected from the group consisting of trichoderma viride (nrrl b-50520), scopulariopsis brevicaulis (nrrl b-50521), scopulariopsis brevicaulis (nrrl b-50522), and combinations thereof, and a substrate which is acted upon by the at least one microbe to release nitrogen. The invention also relates to a fertilizer comprising at least one microbe selected from a keratin degrading microorganism and a keratin substrate which is acted upon by the at least one microbe to release nitrogen.
|Compact safety type fuel cell system|
This invention provides a compact safety type fuel cell system, including an enclosure and the electronic control system, electric isolation board, gas isolation board, fuel cell stack system, hydrogen delivery device installed in the enclosure. The electric isolation board divides the inside of the enclosure into electronic control system space and fuel cell stack working space, the gas isolation board divides the fuel cell stack working space into hydrogen side space and air inlet space, the air inlet space and the air inlet port of the fuel cell stack system are connected, the fuel cell stack system enclosure connects with the gas isolation board hermetically.
|Proteoglycan degrading mutants for treatment of cns|
The present disclosure relates to the preparation and deletion mutants of chondroitinase proteins and their use in methods for promoting the diffusion of therapeutic composition into tissues and their use for neurological functional recovery after central nervous system (“cns”) injury or disease.. .
|Method for upgrading rfid readers in situ|
A reader-enhancing device is proposed which enables an in situ upgrade of readers having limited processing capabilities. The reader-enhancing device includes an emulation module that is capable of generating an output which emulates a first type of credential when the reader-enhancing device receives an input that is not in a format used by the first type of credential.
|Upgrading process streams|
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful intermediates and products, such as energy, fuels, foods or materials. Systems, methods and equipment are described for upgrading process streams using electrodialysis or electrodialysis reversal..
|Adaptive observation of behavioral features on a mobile device|
Methods, devices and systems for detecting suspicious or performance-degrading mobile device behaviors intelligently, dynamically, and/or adaptively determine computing device behaviors that are to be observed, the number of behaviors that are to be observed, and the level of detail or granularity at which the mobile device behaviors are to be observed. The various aspects efficiently identify suspicious or performance-degrading mobile device behaviors without requiring an excessive amount of processing, memory, or energy resources..
|Quantified injury diagnostics|
A new and/or novel image analysis technique for quantitative assessment of motion-based testing for injury in a patient using universally available and affordable devices and techniques is provided and disclosed. A video of a test being performed can be processed to track the motion of markers and/or bodily landmarks in two or more dimensions to quantitatively describe motion, thereby removing the subjective aspects typically associated with motion-based testing.
|Process stream upgrading|
The invention generally relates to processes for upgrading a process stream, such as those containing c2+ olefin and one or more acidic gases, to equipment useful in such processes, and to upgraded process streams.. .
|Glucomannan scaffolding for three-dimensional tissue culture and engineering|
The present invention provides a neutralized glucomannan scaffold capable of promoting cell growth and suitable for three-dimensional tissue culture and engineering. The present invention also provides methods for making and degrading the neutralized glucomannan scaffold.
The present invention relates to a method for degrading host cell nucleic acids associated with a virus or a viral antigen thereof produced by cell culture, the method comprising at least two steps of nucleic acids degradation with a compound selected from i) an endonuclease and ii) a dna alkylating agent.. .
|Tailored oils produced from recombinant heterotrophic microorganisms|
Methods and compositions for the production of oil, fuels, oleochemicals, and other compounds in recombinant microorganisms are provided, including oil-bearing microorganisms and methods of low cost cultivation of such microorganisms. Microalgal cells containing exogenous genes encoding, for example, a lipase, a sucrose transporter, a sucrose invertase, a fructokinase, a polysaccharide-degrading enzyme, a keto acyl-acp synthase enzyme, a fatty acyl-acp thioesterase, a fatty acyl-coa/aldehyde reductase, a fatty acyl-coa reductase, a fatty aldehyde reductase, a fatty aldehyde decarbonylase, and/or an acyl carrier protein are useful in manufacturing transportation fuels such as renewable diesel, biodiesel, and renewable jet fuel, as well as oleochemicals such as functional fluids, surfactants, soaps and lubricants..
|Grading device and method of remote teaching|
A grading device used for grading a remotely-taught lesson includes a table generating module, a detecting module, a timing module, and a grading module. The table generating module generates a relationship table.
|Method of designing a heavy crude oil treatment device|
Disclosed here are methods of determining the mass design of the resonating bar and the reaction chamber in a sonar reactor of use in upgrading heavy oil feedstocks (hofs).. .
|Method and system for integrated radiological and pathological information for diagnosis, therapy selection, and monitoring|
A method and system for integrating radiological and pathological information for cancer diagnosis, therapy selection, and monitoring is disclosed. A radiological image of a patient, such as a magnetic resonance (mr), computed tomography (ct), positron emission tomography (pet), or ultrasound image, is received.
|Apparatus and method for monitoring the structural integrity of a pipeline|
An inspection apparatus (100) for monitoring the structural integrity of a pipeline (101) comprising a central electromagnetic device (102) suitable for generating a magnetic field (106); a pair of magnetic conveyors (103′, 103″) connected to the central electromagnetic device (102) suitable for conveying the magnetic field (106) to the wall of the pipeline (101); a system of sensors (104) for revealing the magnetic field (106) conveyed on the pipeline (101); electric means (105) for feeding the inspection apparatus (100) and acquiring and storing data relating to the magnetic field (106) revealed; wherein said central electromagnetic device (102) is divided into various ferromagnetic elements (107) held together by a casing (109) made of polymeric material suitable for degrading after prolonged contact with a mixture of hydrocarbons. Method wherein an inspection apparatus according to the present invention is used for monitoring the structural integrity of a pipeline (101)..
|Upgrading platform using alkali metals|
A method for removing sulfur, nitrogen or metals from an oil feedstock. The method involves reacting the oil feedstock with an alkali metal and a radical capping substance.
|Method and apparatus for upgrading a plug-in based on an instant messaging application|
A method and an apparatus for upgrading a plug-in based on an im application. The method includes obtaining basic elements of an im application with a version called by a plug-in to be upgraded to the im application.
|Apparatus and method for upgrading firmware of mobile terminal|
A method for upgrading firmware of a mobile terminal includes dividing a first firmware into a plurality of first firmware sections, storing a copy of at least one of the first firmware sections in the mobile terminal, loading a second firmware divided into a plurality of second firmware sections, determining whether at least one of the second firmware sections has incurred an error, loading the stored copy of the first firmware section corresponding to the second firmware section if the second firmware section is determined to have incurred an error, and executing the first firmware section or the second firmware section for executing at least one of a kernel and an operating system of the mobile terminal. The method further includes replacing at least one of the second firmware sections having an error with a corresponding replacement second firmware section if an error is determined to have occurred..
|Interpretable sparse high-order boltzmann machines|
A method for performing structured learning for high-dimensional discrete graphical models includes estimating a high-order interaction neighborhood structure of each visible unit or a markov blanket of each unit; once a high-order interaction neighborhood structure of each visible unit is identified, adding corresponding energy functions with respect to the high-order interaction of that unit into an energy function of high-order bm (hbm); and applying maximum-likelihood estimation updates to learn the weights associated with the identified high-order energy functions. The system can effectively identify meaningful high-order interactions between input features for system output prediction, especially for early cancer diagnosis, biomarker discovery, sentiment analysis, automatic essay grading, natural language processing, text summarization, document visualization, and many other data exploration problems in big data..
|System and method for providing extra lines of credit|
A system and method for upgrading existing credit cards with additional lines of credit is disclosed. Credit information associated with customers holding credit cards issued by a credit card issuer are analyzed to determine a level of risk associated with each customer.
|Optimized catalyst for biomass pyrolysis|
An optimized catalyst system is disclosed for the pyrolysis of solid biomass material. The catalyst system is also suitable in upgrading reactions for biocrude.
|System for gasifying waste, method for gasifying waste|
The invention provides a system for reducing the volume of bulk material, comprising a transportable container; a single chamber adapted to receive said transportable container; a means for establishing a plurality of controlled atmospheres within said chamber; a plurality of electrically-charged heating elements capable of heating said chamber to at least 1200 f; and an waste heat generator in fluid communication with the chamber. A method for simultaneously thermally degrading different waste differently in a single chamber, comprising filling each container within a plurality of containers with preselected waste and placing each container within the chamber at preselected positions; establishing a controlled atmosphere within the chamber and applying heat to the waste for a time and at a temperature sufficient to gasify the waste; collecting thermal degradation data during gasification; and applying the collected data to an algorithm to adjust the temperature and oxygen concentrations for each preselected position..
|Process for upgrading a high endpoint gas oil containing high concentrations of thiophenes and nitrogen and providing for a reduced hydrogen consumption rate.|
A process and catalyst that provides for the upgrading of a high endpoint gas oil feedstock that contains significant concentrations of organic sulfur compound and organic nitrogen compounds. Included among the sulfur compounds are the dimethyl-dibenzothiophenes and derivative thereof.
|Method and system for upgrading software|
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and a system for upgrading software. The method includes: a client reports a software upgrade request to a server, wherein the upgrade request carries file information of the local software to be upgraded; the server determines the difference with the latest version software according to the file information of the software to be upgraded in the upgrade request, and generates upgrade instruction information according to the difference and sends it to the client; the client downloads and updates the relevant files and performs the relevant local upgrade operations according to the instructions in received upgrade instruction information.
|Update management for a distributed computing system|
In one embodiment, a method receives a software upgrade package for a management computer and main computer. The management computer upgrades software of the management computer using the software upgrade package where the upgrading replaces an image of the software of the management computer with an image from the software upgrade package.
|Method for automatic extraction of design from standard source code|
A system and method for automatic code-design and file/database-design association. Existing source code is analyzed for process and control elements.
|Systems and methods for facilitating upgrading of previously sold products|
In accordance with at least some embodiments, systems and methods provide for storing an indication of an initial purchase of a first new product from a supplier and by an initial purchaser and facilitating a provision to the initial purchaser of the second product by the supplier and a return of the pre-owned product from the initial purchaser to the supplier.. .
There is a need to provide a collagen powder having desirable product characteristics, such as high fluid absorption capacity, while also having processing characteristics that allow commercial manufacturing and handling of the collagen powder. The present invention relates to a collagen powder, a method of manufacture thereof, and uses thereof.
|Process for degrading a biofilm on surfaces of objects|
Optionally followed by further purification steps, such as ion-exchange chromatography and/or concentration.. .
|Dictionary learning device, pattern matching apparatus, method for learning dictionary and storage medium|
A dictionary learning device 1 includes a score calculation unit (score calculation means) 2 and a learning unit (learning means) 3. The score calculation unit 2 calculates a matching score representing a similarity-degree between a sample pattern, which is a sample of a pattern which is likely to be subjected to a pattern matching processing, and a degradation pattern resulting from a degrading processing on the sample pattern.
|System and method for diagnostic vector classification support|
The diagnostic vector classification support system and method disclosed herein may both reduce the time and effort required to train radiologists to interpret medical images, and provide a decision support system for trained radiologists who, regardless of training, have the potential to miss relevant findings. In an embodiment, a morphological image is used to identify a zone of interest in a co-registered functional image.
|Assessing cryptographic entropy|
Systems, methods, software, and combinations thereof for evaluating entropy in a cryptography system are described. In some aspects, sample values are produced by an entropy source system.
|Enhanced updating of control mechanisms|
The invention provides for an upgrading of equipment without the potential problems in replacing the existing system. A relay mechanism is interposed between the existing remote sensor and the existing controller, and between the existing controller and the existing remote operational mechanism.
|Slurry oil upgrading while preserving aromatic content|
Methods relating to methods for producing a needle coke precursor from slurry oil having low levels of nitrogen and sulfur. Nitrogen-containing compounds are removed by chromatography, followed by hydrotreating at relatively mild conditions that focus on the more easily-removed sulfur-containing compounds while largely preserving aromatic content of the slurry oil.
|Adsorbent having utility for co2 capture from gas mixtures|
A carbon pyrolyzate adsorbent is described that is selective for carbon dioxide in contact with gas mixtures including carbon dioxide and methane. The adsorbent has a carbon dioxide adsorbent capacity at 1 bar pressure of greater than 50 cm3 carbon dioxide per gram of adsorbent at 273k, a methane adsorption capacity at 1 bar pressure of less than 35 cm3 methane per gram of adsorbent at 21° c., and a bulk density of greater than 0.55 gram per cubic centimeter of volume.
|Xylanases, nucleic acids encoding them and methods for making and using them|
The invention relates to enzymes having xylanase, mannanase and/or glucanase activity, e.g., catalyzing hydrolysis of internal β-1,4-xylosidic linkages or endo-β-1,4-glucanase linkages; and/or degrading a linear polysaccharide beta-1,4-xylan into xylose. Thus, the invention provides methods and processes for breaking down hemicellulose, which is a major component of the cell wall of plants, including methods and processes for hydrolyzing hemicelluloses in any plant or wood or wood product, wood waste, paper pulp, paper product or paper waste or byproduct.
|Method for extracting brown algae polysaccharide via microwave chemical process|
This invention relates to an extraction process of brown algae polysaccharides in a field of pharmaceutical chemistry. This invention particularly discloses a process of extracting brown algae polysaccharides based on a microwave chemistry method and brown algae polysaccharides obtained by said process.
|Bio-based and biodegradable polymer|
Bio-based and biodegradable polymer of the type used in the manufacture of films and injected or moulded products, for example, for applications of containers, bags, healthcare products and films for agriculture or other applications in which the biodegrading characteristic is of interest, has a biodegradable polymer, thermoplastic starch in the co-continuous or continuous phase and at least one polymer that comes from a stable dispersion of the polymer in water or latex. This increases the thermoplastic starch content and thus decreases the biodegradable polymer and obtains films of a greater width by blow extrusion, with similar tensile properties.
|Fungal cells and fermentation processes|
The present invention provides an isolated fungal cell that is capable of producing one or more biomass-degrading enzymes and that exhibits increased or decreased expression or copy number of a polynucleotide encoding a ptab-like protein. Also provided is a fermentation processes for producing one or more biomass-degrading enzymes comprising a fungal cells exhibiting increased or decreased expression or copy number of a polynucleotide encoding a ptab-like protein.
|Method of detecting lithium-ion cell damage via vapor detection|
The present invention teaches providing a sensor capable of detecting organic vapors in close proximity to the li-ion battery, these organic vapors being reliable indicators of battery troubles before the battery troubles even manifest themselves. The sensor may initiate (actuate) various responses such as alarm indicators of various types, changing the mode of usage of the battery or even taking the battery off-line.
|Methods and apparatuses for roll-on coating|
Coating rollers accepting liquid media provide liquid chemicals to substrates for depositing a thin coating layer on the flat substrates, such as semiconductors or panels. The liquid media is cooled to a life-preserving temperature while shielded from the thermal energy heating the substrates to prevent degrading the liquid media.
|Method of recycling hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acid effluent|
A method of recycling mixtures of hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acid. In particular, a method of recycling hydrofluoric acid and boron fluoride mixtures.
|Method for determining an ophthalmic lens|
The invention relates to a method for determining an ophthalmic lens wherein: a first and a second reference axes (Γ1, Γ2) are determined, the first reference axis being set to a value comprised between [γτ−20°, γτ+20°] with γτ being the mean axis of astigmatism over a first temporal portion (portion 1), and the second reference axis being set to a value comprised between [yn−20°, yn+20°] with yn being the mean axis of astigmatism over a second nasal portion (portion 2); a combined reference axis (Γ) is determined as a linear combination of the first and second reference axes; over the first portion, the sphere value along the combined reference axis is superior to the sphere value along a perpendicular axis to the combined reference axis (formula i); and over the second portion, the sphere value along the combined reference axis is superior to the sphere value along a perpendicular axis to the combined reference axis (formula i). The method enables an improved distortion without degrading the performance in term of correction of the optical power defect and optical residual astigmatism.
A light-emitting device in which electrical characteristics of a transistor in a pixel can be monitored without degrading display quality is provided. The light-emitting device includes a plurality of pixels each comprising a pixel circuit.
|Process and system for dry coal separation by coal gangue removal|
The process for coal separation includes two steps of size grading and oversize raw coal separating. A size range is obtained through size grading, then the obtained raw coal is separated by a sensor system, and coal briquettes with high impurity contents are blown into an impurity chamber through high-speed compressed air, thus improving the separating accuracy and efficiency.
|Methods for upgrading of contaminated hydrocarbon streams|
A method of upgrading a heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed by removing heteroatom contaminants is disclosed. The method includes contacting the heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed with an oxidant to oxidize the heteroatoms, contacting the oxidized-heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed with caustic and a selectivity promoter, and removing the heteroatom contaminants from the heteroatom-containing hydrocarbon feed.
|Device for upgrading solid organic materials|
A device for upgrading a solid organic material into a resulting product comprises a reactor with an organic material inlet, and a flue gas inlet adapted to introduce flue gas into the reactor, an input driver adapted to continuously transfer the solid organic material to the organic material inlet, an output driver adapted to continuously transfer the solid organic material out of the reactor, a gas flow element operatively connected to the flue gas inlet permitting flue gas to mix with the solid organic material but restricting flow of the solid organic material away from the flue gas inlet, and a rapid cooling device operatively connected to the output driver and adapted to apply a heat transfer liquid directly onto the solid organic material and thereby form the resulting product.. .
|Mobile solution for venues and teams to increase their seat revenue|
The field of the invention relates to systems and methods for selling seat upgrade capabilities, upgrading fan experience capabilities, connecting fan engagement activities provided by venues with the fans capabilities, and other services in an event or venue using an application or mobile browser. In an embodiment, during an event, a mobile upgrade and fan engagement system receives login information from a mobile device, retrieves account information based on the login information, receives information of a first purchased ticket, receives one or more upgrade selections from the mobile device, determines availability of one or more upgrades, displays the availability of one or more upgrades at the mobile device, receives one or more upgrade purchases based on availability, from the mobile device, completes payment for the one or more upgrade purchases, displays one or more upgrade electronic tickets at the mobile device, and releases the first purchased ticket for sale..
|Operation data collection device for construction machines|
Provided is an operation data collection device for construction machines that is capable of efficiently collecting operation data indicative of impending failure of a construction machine by reducing the amount of information to be collected and stored without degrading the quality of information used for maintenance. The device receives operation data containing values measured by a plurality of sensors, a value indicating the operating status and an operation data storage section.
|Process for the conversion of feeds obtained from renewable resources using a catalyst comprising a nu-10 zeolite and a silica-alumina|
The invention concerns a process for the conversion of a paraffinic feed produced from renewable resources, to the exclusion of paraffinic feeds obtained by a process employing a step for upgrading by the fischer-tropsch pathway, said process employing a catalyst comprising at least one hydrodehydrogenating metal, used alone or as a mixture, and a support comprising at least one nu-10 zeolite and at least one silica-alumina, said process being carried out at a temperature in the range 150° c. To 500° c., at a pressure in the range 0.1 mpa to 15 mpa, at an hourly space velocity in the range 0.1 to 10 h−1 and in the presence of a total quantity of hydrogen mixed with the feed such that the hydrogen/feed ratio is in the range 70 to 2000 nm3/m3 of feed..
|Methods of upgrading biooil to transportation grade hydrocarbon fuels|
The present invention relates to the field of biomass derived fuels. It further relates to thermochemical production of liquids (biooils) from biomass.
|Cross-linked polymer matrices, and methods of making and using same|
Functionalized chondroitin sulfate, cross-linked polymer matrices comprising functionalized chondroitin sulfate, and methods of making and using the same are provided. Such polymer matrices may be used for tissue engineering, reconstructing cartilage, and the like.