|| List of recent Inion-related patents
|Method and system for managing user's reputation information for a given service|
A method and a system for managing user's reputation information for a given service. The method includes managing said user's reputation information by means of a global and centralized reputation management unit for a plurality of given services, said managing including generating and storing said reputation information for a user based on context variables and the historic of the activity or experience of said user in specific service fields in which the user generates content or provides an opinion or a recommendation.
|Conversation management systems|
Systems and method for conversation management and opinion tracking systems, whereby a conversation management engine can generate on-line conversations based on rules sets such that the generated conversation and the content submitted by participants conforms to a conversation or debate style. The conversation management engine can further implement curation policies that can curate content presented to a conversation such that the presented conversation fits curation rules of the policies.
|Method for manufacturing screw-shaped tool|
A method for manufacturing a screw-shaped tool for grinding a face gear with high precision. The tool is formed in such a manner that the diameter thereof gradually increases from an axial end to an intermediate section in the axial direction, and is used for cutting a face gear.
|Engine control apparatus|
Upon gear disengagement, a pinion gear drive means actuates a pinion gear to disengage from a ring gear while the starter motor of a starting device is rotated or while injectors of an engine are caused to inject fuel into cylinders of the engine to ignite an air-fuel mixture therein, thereby releasing the gear disengagement. Applied to an idling stop-capable vehicle that engages the starter pinion gear with the engine ring gear beforehand to shorten the time to restart, the inventive control apparatus with the above feature releases unfailingly the engagement against metal-to-metal frictional force that causes the gears to be stuck with each other upon engine stop..
|Methods and apparatuses for deploying minimally-invasive heart valves|
Methods and systems for delivering and deploying a prosthetic heart valve include a deployment mechanism coupled to the prosthetic heart valve, the deployment mechanism comprising a longitudinal shaft that when rotated in a first direction, expands the prosthetic heart valve from a contracted state to an expanded state, and optionally, when rotated in a second direction opposite the first direction, re-contracts the prosthetic valve from the expanded state. Embodiments of the deployment mechanism comprise a pinion gear that engages a gear track on the prosthetic heart valve..
|Axial bearing of pinion gears of a planetary gear set|
An axial mounting of the planetary gearwheels of a planetary gearset having a sun gear that meshes with at least one planetary gearwheel mounted on a planetary bolt that is supported on the planetary carrier. The at least one planetary gearwheel meshes with a ring gear.
|Hybrid vehicle driving device|
A hybrid vehicle driving device includes a first planetary gear mechanism, a second planetary gear mechanism, a clutch configured to connect and disconnect a carrier of the first planetary gear mechanism to and from a ring gear of the second planetary gear mechanism, and a brake configured to regulate a rotation of the ring gear of the second planetary gear mechanism by being engaged. The second planetary gear mechanism is of a double pinion type, a sun gear of the first planetary gear mechanism is connected to a first electric rotating machine, a carrier thereof is connected to an engine, and a ring gear thereof is connected to a driving wheel, respectively, and a sun gear of the second planetary gear mechanism is connected to a second electric rotating machine, and a carrier thereof is connected to the driving wheel, respectively..
|Methods and systems for generating an aggregated data visualization|
Generating a data visualization by receiving one or more user-defined data sets corresponding to a data graphic, where each of the user-defined data sets may be based on an opinion value assigned to a selected portion of the data graphic. The methods may also include generating a data visualization, where the data visualization may indicate an aggregate opinion value for a particular portion of the data graphic.
|Pipe machining apparatuses and methods of operating the same|
Pipe machining apparatuses and methods of operating are provided. In one aspect, a pipe machining apparatus includes an advancement mechanism coupled to a frame and adapted to move relative to the frame between a first position, in which the advancement mechanism is in a travel path of an advancement member and is adapted to be engaged by the advancement member to advance a tool, and a second position, in which the advancement mechanism is positioned out of the travel path of the advancement member and is not adapted to be engaged by the advancement member.
|Gear head socket tool|
A non-ratcheting socket tool for loosening or tightening nuts or bolts, especially when the nut or bolt head is located in a crowded area where there is inadequate space to pivot or rotate a handle of a wrench or ratchet. The gear head socket tool includes a slim streamlined housing including a straight beveled gear coaxially arranged around a sleeve or ring having a plurality of internal nut/bolt gripping wrench teeth, wherein the straight beveled gear teeth mate with beveled pinion gear teeth perpendicular thereto.
|Gate with variable gate control for handling agricultural granular materials|
A variable gate with control for grain elevator applications utilizes a sliding gate panel. Two proximity sensors are arranged to provide full sensing and control functions of the gate remotely located.
|Keychain poll type device|
The i2c mini tool is personal, pocketable, non-class oriented, and will be part of a simplified, secure system designed to provide unbiased input by all vote eligible citizens on selected topics, assisting government to make better decisions. Input will occur responding to centrally posed statements and questions.
|Liquid-lubricated bearing and vehicle pinion shaft support device|
An outer lubricating liquid inflow passage that provides communication between an outside of a liquid-lubricated bearing and a rolling element arrangement chamber is formed between an outer ring and a cage, on the lubricating liquid inflow side. The outer lubricating liquid inflow passage has an annular axially extending outer passage portion that extends in the axial direction, and an annular radially extending outer passage portion.
|Fitting for an adjustment device of a motor vehicle seat|
A fitting (1) for an adjustment device, in particular inclination adjustment of a motor vehicle seat, includes a fitting upper part (2) having a first internal toothing (4), a fitting lower part (3) which is adjustable relative to the fitting upper part about a fitting axis and has a second internal toothing (5) arranged coaxially with respect to the first internal toothing, at least two, preferably, three, rotatably arranged planet gears (7) which are in engagement with the first and second internal toothings, and a drive shaft (6) which is in operative connection with the at least two planet gears by means of a pinion (23). Noise loads and buckling effects are avoided even after a relatively long period of operation, with a spring element (11) prestressing the planet gears (7) in the direction of the axis of rotation onto the fitting lower part (3) or fitting upper part (2)..
A side-step device that includes a driving unit, a pinion gear, a driving gear unit, and a step. The driving unit is mounted on a vehicle body, and the pinion gear is connected to the driving unit and is configured to rotate.
A roller frame including at least two rollers mounted in a housing between which a nip can be formed. The ends of the rollers are supported in rotary fashion in bearings and at least one of the rollers is embodied as an advancing roller and has an adjusting system by which it is possible to move die bearings of the advancing roller, thus changing the nip.
|Surgical bag device and remote operating mechanism|
A surgical bag device is provided. The device includes a surgical bag with a pocket at the open top and elongate biasing member disposed in conjunction with the pocket and translatable between a first open position where the biasing member extends through a substantial portion of a circumference of the pocket, to a second closed position.
|Timepiece comprising a winding mechanism and at least one mechanism for correcting at least one indicator member|
The invention relates to a horological device, in particular a horological movement or timepiece, comprising a winding mechanism and at least one mechanism for correcting at least one indicator member. According to the invention, the aforementioned mechanisms can be actuated by a control stem that can occupy at least two axial positions, each corresponding to the actuation of one of the mechanisms, said control stem (t) comprising: a winder pinion (5) that can engage with the winding mechanism; and a sliding pinion (6) that can be moved axially, both with respect to the control stem (t) and with respect to the frame of the horological device, and can engage with the correcting mechanism..
|Glove box for vehicle|
Disclosed is a glove box for a vehicle including: an opening formed in an instrument panel; a box-shaped body which is ejectable and retractable through the opening and which is provided with a guide rail and a rack gear, the guide rail including a linear portion linearly extending in a direction in which the box-shaped body moves and a curved portion extending in a curve from an end of the linear portion, the rack gear being formed along one side of the guide rail; and an actuator provided with a pinion gear which meshes with the rack gear, and a drive unit which transfers driving force to the pinion gear.. .
|Closure mechanism for vehicle door|
A vehicle door includes a base member, a hook rotatable between a striker holding position and a striker releasing position, a ratchet provided on the base member and rotatable between a latching position at which the ratchet is engaged with the hook to hold the hook in the striker holding position and an unlatching position, a sector gear rotatably supported by the base member to rotates the hook toward the striker holding position, a pressing member projecting from the sector gear, a motor which rotates a pinion that is engaged with the sector gear, and a position detection sensor which issues a detection signal by being pressed by the pressing member upon the sector gear being positioned at a predetermined position, the position detection sensor being provided on a surface of the base member which faces the sector gear.. .
|Steering system and cross joint|
In a steering system that includes: an intermediate shaft on a steering wheel side; a pinion shaft on a steered wheel side; and a cross joint by which the intermediate shaft and the pinion shaft are rotatably connected to each other on a plane intersecting with each of the shafts, and that steers steered wheels by transmitting steering torque of a steering wheel from the intermediate shaft to the pinion shaft, a weakened portion is formed in a joint spider of the cross joint. The weakened portion can be identified in advance as a portion that breaks first.
An improved knurling device (20) includes a body (21) having an axis of elongation (x-x), and has a first part (22) and a second part (23). The body first part has axially-spaced front and center plates (24, 25, respectively).
|Emergency vehicle window opener|
An emergency vehicle window opener that includes a power window switch that controls an electrical motor to open and to close a window of a vehicle, a retractable handle that is extended to manually open and close the window of the vehicle, a first pinion gear connected to the retractable handle, a second pinion gear that is engaged with the first pinion gear, an electrical magnet, an electrical switch, an actuator having a controller that receives an emergency signal and controls the electrical switch based on the emergency signal, a coupling part, a coupling button, and a coupling spring.. .
|Presenting documents to a user based on topics and collective opinions expressed in the documents|
A content platform for presenting documents to a user based on topics and collective opinions expressed in the documents is disclosed. The content platform mines a corpus of documents to identify a set of topics and analyzes each document in the corpus of documents to determine a set of opinions associated with the set of topics.
|Systems and methods for online social matchmaking|
A computer-based system for presenting interpersonal relationship recommendation that utilizes peer based opinions about a potential match to influence the recommendation, and that presents the peer based opinions along with the recommendation.. .
|Drive system for a biopsy member|
A drive system is provided for rotating and translating a biopsy member. The drive system includes housing having an opening having housing threads.
|Epicyclic gear system having two arrays of pinions mounted on flexpins with compensation for carrier distortion|
An epicyclic gear system includes sun and ring gears (2, 4), planet pinions (6, 8) arrayed (a, b) between these gears, and a carrier (10) to which planet pinions are coupled through flexpins (30). The pinions are located between carrier walls (20, 22) with flexpins for the respective arrays cantilevered from opposite walls.
|Gear-change device for a motor vehicle|
A gear-change device includes a primary shaft, a secondary shaft, and a third shaft, which bears both a gear of the reverse and an output pinion meshing with a gear of a differential. The third shaft is connected via a gear reducer to the shaft of an electrical machine, the casing of which is rigidly connected to the easing of the gear-change device..
|Determining quality of an image or video using a distortion classifier|
Techniques and structures are disclosed in which one or more distortion categories are identified for an image or video, and a quality of the image or video is determined based on the one or more distortion categories. The image or video may be of a natural scene, and may be of unknown provenance.
|Lubricating device of automatic transmission|
A lubricating device of an automatic transmission includes a partitioning member that partitions an oil chamber, to which a lubricating oil of a first oil chamber is introduced; a second oil chamber partitioned by the partitioning member and to which lubricating oil to supply to a forward clutch is introduced; and a third oil chamber partitioned by the partitioning member and to which lubricating oil to supply to a pinion unit such as a pinion gear coupled with one engagement unit of the forward clutch is introduced; wherein a clutch oil path that introduces the lubricating oil of the first oil chamber to the second oil chamber and a pinion oil path that introduces the lubricating oil of the first oil chamber to the third oil chamber are formed in a clutch drum interposed between the first oil chamber and the oil chamber.. .
|Rotation jig device of processing machine|
A rotation jig device may include both side housings that are disposed at both sides, a reverse gear that is disposed inside both side housings, a groove portion, front and rear side connection gears that are engaged with the reverse gear in both side housings, front and rear side pinion gears that are disposed at the front/rear side connection gear to be rotated, a rack gear that penetrates both side housings to be engaged with the front and rear side pinion gears, an advanced/retreat cylinder that is connected to each rack gear of both side housings to move each rack gear backward or forward, and a clamping portion that is disposed at the reverse gear and rotates with the reverse gear to clamp the workpiece.. .
|Methods for analyzing user opinions and devices thereof|
A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and opinion manager device that analyzes user opinions in data includes identifying one or more items of text in data that match one or more of the terms in a database for one or more domain specific concepts. At least the identified one or more items of text in the data for each of the one or more domain specific concepts with the identified one or more terms that match are analyzed based on stored concept analysis rules.
|Hybrid review synthesis|
A method of generating a summary review of an entity from a set of reviews includes generating a distribution and determining a polarity of the distribution associated with a plurality of aspect ratings based on the set of reviews. The set of reviews are associated with the entity, and the plurality of aspect ratings are associated with an aspect, or feature, of the entity.
|Sports voting system|
The present disclosure relates to an internet based system for individuals that want to be able to voice their opinion about all aspects of a judged event in the form of a vote and/or score for who should have won and other aspects of the event. The votes have no bearing on the outcome of the judged event.
A centrifugal compressor, the capacity of which can be increased with keeping the diameter of the impeller at minimum, is provided. The centrifugal compressor includes: a drive gear (11); a drive shaft (3) protruding from one side of the drive gear (11) in a central axis direction of the drive gear (11); a no.
|Variable effort steering assembly|
A vehicle such as a riding lawn care vehicle may include a frame and a steering assembly. Wheels of the vehicle may be attachable to the frame.
|Aircraft landing gear|
An aircraft landing gear comprising: a shock-absorbing main leg having a sprung part for attachment to an aircraft and an un-sprung part including a slider and an axle carrying at least one wheel, the wheel having a toothed ring gear; a drive transmission mounted externally on the sprung part, or on the un-sprung part, of the main leg, the drive transmission having at least one motor and a drive pinion for meshing with the toothed ring of the wheel; and an actuator for lifting the drive transmission into and out of driving engagement with the toothed ring and for maintaining the driving engagement as the landing gear deflects during a ground taxiing operation. Also, a method of operating the aircraft landing gear..
|Dual stage drive for power equipment|
A power equipment includes a base defining an enclosure space, a table supported on the base, and a cutting assembly supported within the enclosure space below the table. The cutting assembly includes a motor having an output shaft and a dual stage drive system operably coupled to the output shaft.
|Electric assist steering system|
An electric assist steering system comprising a first lead screw connected to a steering shaft, a first lead screw nut engaged with the first lead screw, the first lead screw moveable along an axis of the first lead screw, a second lead screw, a second lead screw nut engaged with the second lead screw, the second lead screw connected to the first lead screw nut, an electric motor engaged with the second lead screw nut whereby the second lead screw nut is rotatable by the electric motor, and the first lead screw nut comprises a gear for engaging a steering system pinion.. .
|Methods and systems for managing an online opinion survey service|
In one aspect, a method for managing an online survey includes receiving, by a first computing device, from a second computing device, a request to conduct an online survey, the request identifying a requested number of responses and a requested response time. The method includes determining, by the first computing device, a number of panelists to survey, based upon the requested number of responses.
|Multi-speed automatic transmission|
A power transmission includes an input, output, a planetary gearset including a first sun gear, a first ring gear, a first carrier driveably connected to the input, first pinions supported on the first carrier and meshing with the first sun gear, and second pinions supported on the first carrier and meshing with the first ring gear and first pinions, and a second planetary gearset including a second sun gear, a third sun gear, a second ring gear driveably connected to the output, a second carrier, third pinions supported on the second carrier and meshing with the second sun gear and second ring gear, and fourth pinions supported on the second carrier and meshing with the third sun gear and the third pinions.. .
A wheel unit includes a motor, a pinion gear fixed to a rotating portion of the motor, a wheel including an annular ground surface and rotating about a final gear support shaft, a final gear fixed to the wheel directly or via another member, a speed reduction mechanism which decelerates rotation of the pinion gear and transmits the rotation to the final gear, and a gear case which accommodates the pinion gear, the speed reduction mechanism, and the final gear. A rotation support portion rotating along with the final gear and the wheel while being supported by the gear case is provided between the final gear and the wheel.
|Remote communication system for communication with companion animal and remote communication method with companion animal using the same|
Provided are a remote communication system for communication with a companion animal and a remote communication method with a companion animal using the same, wherein the breeder of a companion animal can easily check expression of an opinion according to a behavior pattern of the companion animal even at a remote place. To this end, the remote communication system with a companion animal includes a communication apparatus for collecting information about a behavior pattern of the companion animal and transmitting a message, configured by analyzing the collected information, over a wired/wireless network and a user terminal for receiving the message received from the communication apparatus over the wired/wireless network and outputting the received message..
|System and method for gathering and processing data in a social network|
A social opinion system and method are disclosed. Questions or statements are generated and sent electronically to a plurality of users of a social networking service.
|Multi-layer device for selectively determining magnesium ion|
The invention relates to devices comprising a sensor layer capable of binding magnesium ions and a scavenging layer that preferentially binds to calcium ions in the presence of both magnesium ions and calcium ions. The sensor layers can comprise known or novel luminionophores.
In a pretensioner mechanism, movement of a piston is anchored by an anchoring pin. The anchoring pin is crushed and the piston is allowed to move.
|Apparatus for releasing a securing screw for a unit in a housing|
In a device for releasing a securing screw for a unit in a housing, in particular a pinion unit in a steering gear of a motor vehicle, the securing screw is connected via an external thread to an internal thread in the housing, wherein the securing screw is provided with a latching device, which has latching levers disposed distributed on the circumference of the securing screw, each of which said latching levers is provided with latching lugs disposed on the free ends of the latching levers. The latching lugs latch into toothing gaps of a toothing geometry of the housing.
|Lifting system for lifting a person into a vehicle|
A lifting system for lifting a person into a construction vehicle for operation thereof, including a wheelchair compatible seat which detaches from a wheelchair; and a lifting mechanism including a rack and pinion mechanism, mounted to a top portion of the construction vehicle, a rack portion of the rack and pinion mechanism being movable outwardly and inwardly with respect to a side of the construction vehicle, a crane assembly disposed on the rack portion and having a lifting cable with a clip mounted on the end, and a lifting harness connected to the wheelchair compatible seat and connected to the clip, wherein when the clip is connected to the harness, the crane assembly of the lifting mechanism is activated and the wheelchair compatible seat is lifted up from the wheelchair, moved inwardly by the rack portion to a seat position of the construction vehicle, and lowered into the seat position.. .
|Button structure of shift knob|
Provided is a button structure of a shift knob for use with a shift lever in which a rod is provided. The shift knob comprises: a button capable of being pushed to allow the rod to be moved downwardly from a lock position to a lock release position; a pinion gear provided in coaxial relation to a pivot shaft of the button; and a rack meshed with the pinion gear.
|Pinion gear assembly|
A pinion gear assembly having a pinion, a collar, and a bearing. The pinion may have a gear portion and a hub portion disposed proximate the gear portion.
|Steering pinion for a steering system and method for the production thereof|
Steering pinions and methods for producing the same are described. The steering pinion has a toothed section for meshing with a gear rack and a connection section for connecting to a steering shaft.
|Support device for commercial vehicles|
A support device for commercial vehicles, that includes a support outer pipe adapted to be fixed to a chassis of the commercial vehicle, and a support inner pipe displaceably mounted in the support outer pipe, wherein the support inner pipe is connected to a nut in engagement with a spindle driven by a gearbox comprising an output shaft, a bevel gear step and a switchable region composed of a low gear wheel and a fast gear pinion that are fixed on the output shaft, a low gear intermediate gear wheel set having a low gear intermediate gear wheel and a low gear intermediate pinion engaged with the low gear wheel, a fast gear wheel engaged with the fast gear pinion, and a low gear pinion engageable with the low gear intermediate gear wheel and the fast gear wheel.. .
|Presenting a review based on a user purpose|
A review of a venue may be presented based on a purpose (e.g., a user purpose) by a system (e.g., a suitably programmed machine). In particular, the system may identify a purpose of a user (e.g., a first user purpose) for being within a city.
|Word guessing games for market research|
A system is described for a computer-based word-guessing game that can be used to elicit market-research data, specifically sentiment and awareness data. The two-person game involves a clue giver and a guesser, each playing on their own mobile device.
|Device for the positional securing of a unit|
A device for securing a unit in a housing, in particular for securing a fixed bearing of a pinion in a steering gear of a motor vehicle, comprises a securing element which is inserted into a bore in the housing. The securing element is provided with at least one latching lever, wherein the at least one latching lever latches into toothing gaps of a toothing geometry in the bore of the housing via a latching lug disposed at the free end of the latching lever, or wherein at least one latching lug is disposed in the bore, which latches into toothing gaps of a toothing geometry in the securing element..
A timepiece includes: a frame; a mobile body of a finishing gear train; and a tourbillon mechanism including a holder supporting a balance and at least one escapement. The tourbillon mechanism includes: an outer ring rotatably mounted onto the frame about a first axis; at least one inner ring inside the outer ring and rotatable relative to the outer ring about a second axis, the holder being pivotably mounted in the inner ring and secured to a shaft around which the inner ring is freely and rotatably mounted about a third axis; a first toothed member mounted onto the frame; a first pinion secured to the shaft of the holder to engage with the first toothed member to rotate the holder; and a unit driving the inner ring, engaging with the movable body of the finishing gear train and arranged to move the inner ring and, consequently, the outer ring..
|Seat adjuster having a rocker|
A seat adjuster comprising includes a crank (12; 12′) that is rotatable about an axis (a), and a pinion (14) meshing with a toothed segment 16 of the crank (12; 12′) that is centered on the axis (a), c hat and the crank (12; 12′) is formed by a packet of at least three lamella (18; 18a; 18b) that are stacked one upon the other and firmly held together.. .
|Counter rotating facegear gearbox|
A gearbox assembly includes a first face gear driveable about a face gear axis in a first direction by at least one first pinion gear and a second face gear driveable about the face gear axis in a second direction opposite the first direction by at least one second pinion gear. A thrust bearing is located between the first face gear and the second face gear.
|Rack and roller pinion lift system|
A lift system comprising an elongated rack and a roller pinion drive system. A preferred version has two parallel rack with plurality of rungs extending horizontally between the racks to form a ladder.
|Variable compression ratio engine|
A system and method for providing a variable compression ratio internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system can include a plurality of hollow head bolts for coupling the cylinder head and block of an internal combustion engine.
|Geared infinitely variable transmission|
An infinitely variable transmission (ivt) to provide a continuous output-to-input speed ratio from zero to a certain value is designed, and its working principle is illustrated. It is a geared ivt (givt), since its function to achieve the continuously varied speed ratio is implemented by gears.
|Systems and methods for collection and automatic analysis of opinions on various types of media|
Systems and methods for collection and automatic analysis of opinions of media are provided. A representative method includes: receiving, from a user, media for review; automatically distributing the media to a pool of reviewers based on reviewer profiles; receiving, from the reviewers, information corresponding to opinions pertaining to the media; automatically generating a report based, at least in part, on the information received from the reviewers; and providing the report to the user..
|Internet search engine based on location and public opinion|
A search engine that collects and uses public opinion and geographic location to refine search results. Feedback from users on results from previous searches is collected and used to rank the results of future searches and increase their relevancy to the user..
|Policy selection system|
A policy selection system that enables selection of a policy that reflects a change in public opinion after an election in a timely manner is provided. There are included means for for allowing a voter and an election winner in a predetermined electoral district to cast online votes from predetermined online voting terminals 4 and 5 within a predetermined period with selecting at least one of a plurality of pieces of policy data accumulated in advance in a web server 2, means for counting the number of online votes from voters for each piece of policy data, means for counting the number of online votes from election winners for the each piece of policy data, and means 6 for selecting and outputting, when the number of voters who have participated in online voting accounts for a predetermined percentage or more of a total number of voters in the predetermined electoral district, policy data with a highest number of online votes from voters or with a highest total number of online votes from voters and election winners as a council agenda item, and for selecting and outputting, when voters who have participated in online voting account for the predetermined percentage or less of the voters in the predetermined electoral district, policy data with a highest number of online votes from the election winners as a council agenda item..
A selectively locked differential has a locked configuration in which both side gears are independently locked to the differential casing so that torque is not transmitted through the pinion gears. The locking of the side gears is accomplished by generally cylindrical, ring-shaped structures with castellations on one axial end surface of each structure.
|Adjustable abrasive sharpener|
An adjustable manual abrasive sharpener having a pair of sharpening slots formed in a frame with opposing abrasive arms being pivotally mounted in each of the sharpening slots. A rod is mounted on the frame for rotatable motion and for linear motion long its axis of rotation from a position at which the rod is locked against rotation to a depressed position whereby the rod may be rotated.
|Automated system and method for providing radiological second opinions|
A computer-implemented method for providing a radiological opinion includes the steps of: (a) receiving an order for a radiological opinion by means of a web-based application accessible to a user; (b) launching an upload/scan application accessible to the user; (c) scanning a user-selected folder or drive for dicom images; (d) parsing the dicom images found in step (c); (e) uploading the dicom images parsed in step (d); (f) routing the uploaded dicom images to a picture archiving communication system; (g) generating a radiology order; (h) routing the radiology order to a radiology information system; (i) receiving a radiological opinion; and (j) routing the radiological opinion to the user.. .
|Variable compression ratio engine|
A system and method for providing a variable compression ratio internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system can include a frame affixed to the engine crankcase and a complementary frame affixed to the block/cylinder head assembly.
|Reduction gear unit and bearing|
There is provided a reduction gear unit including: a pinion; a bearing that is located on each of both sides of the pinion; a large gear that meshes with the pinion; a gear case that stores therein lubricant oil, and accommodates the pinion and the gear; and pinion bearing caps each of which includes an annular portion, wherein the annular portion extends from outside of the gear case toward inside thereof and parallel to a pinion shaft, and includes an end portion in which an end surface in an extending-direction is provided on a side of the pinion with respect to an extended line of a gear-side end surface of an inner race of the bearing, and an inner peripheral surface of the end portion is formed so that a diameter is decreased from a gear-side end surface of an outer race toward the end surface.. .
|Power transmission device and manufacturing method thereof|
A power transmission device includes a gear speed reduction mechanism which includes an input shaft, an input pinion provided on the input shaft, a rotary shaft other than the input shaft, and a gear incorporated to the rotary shaft, and a casing which accommodates the gear speed reduction mechanism. The casing is made of resin and includes a casing body which includes an incorporating opening for incorporating the gear and a cover which closes the incorporating opening.
|Construction for fastening a bearing and a steering gear unit using this construction for fastening a bearing|
Provided is simple construction, in a mechanical apparatus such as a rack and pinion steering gear unit, for fastening a bearing that supports thrust loads to a member of the mechanical apparatus using a tapered snap ring, such that there is high rigidity against thrust loads. With the outer ring 17 of the bearing 15 positioned with respect to the housing 11a so that the axial length l27 between the circumferential edge of the axial one side surface 32a of the locking groove 27 and the axial one side surface 34 of the outer ring 17 is less than the maximum thickness t28a of the tapered snap ring 28a, the tapered snap ring 28a is locked into the locking groove 27.