|| List of recent Inuit-related patents
|System and method for dynamically displaying characters over a screen of a computerized mobile device|
A method of changing a display of an original image on a screen of a computerized mobile device is provided herein. The method comprises the following steps: (i) dynamically identifying conditions related to display changes.
|Systems and methods for communicating and switching between components in a hybrid computing environment|
An embodiment includes a system having: a display device having a first operating platform; a base device having a second operating platform and being configured to connect with the display device through a hardware connection; the hardware connection including a communication link between the first and second operating platforms; and a server module and a client module; the server module configured to, responsive to selecting an active operating platform, communicate settings of a previously active operating platform via the hardware connection to the client module to maintain continuity of settings after switching active operating platforms. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
|Health management system|
A decentralized system with at least a server (130, 140) and a plurality of remote devices including at least a member device (150), a caregiver device (120) and a support device (110) configured for use by a at least one person in a support team network for a user of the member device. The system is configured to allow the server and the remote devices to communicate over a network to define a continuity of care network (ccn 100) for managing the flow of member related information between the member device (150), the caregiver device (120) and the support device (110); receive behavioral change communications in response to health events related to the member; and transmit communications regarding the received behavioral change communications to at least one user of the member device (150), the caregiver device (120) and the support device (110)..
|Methods of and nodes for selecting a target core network for handing over a voice session of a terminal|
A method of selecting a target core network of a communication network for handing over a voice session of a terminal from a packet switched source radio access network (ran) to a target ran. The voice session is anchored in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem, and the selected target core network includes a circuit switched domain which is associated with the target ran and supports voice session continuity to hand over the voice session from the source ran to the target ran.
|Method and device for indicating volte capability|
A method (100) for use in a mobility management entity, an mme, in an lte system, comprising (110) obtaining and determining the capability of a mobile terminal in the lte system regarding the mobile terminal's capability for handover over from the lte system to a 2g and/or a 3g system, comparing (115) the mobile terminal's capability and the lte system's capability for single radio voice channel continuity, srvcc, handover over from the lte system to a 2g and/or a 3g system, and, depending on the outcome of the comparison, instructing (120, 125) the mobile terminal to use voice over lte, volte, or circuit switched, cs, fallback when initiating voice sessions.. .
|Pixel test in a liquid crystal on silicon chip|
An example embodiment includes a continuity testing method of a pixel in a liquid crystal on silicon integrated circuit. The method includes writing a first voltage to a pixel.
|Communications connectors including transmission lines having impedance discontinuities that improve return loss and/or insertion loss performance and related methods|
Communications plugs are provided that include a housing that receives the conductors of the communication cable. A printed circuit board is mounted at least partially within the housing.
In an electronic cigarette of the sort having a housing, a power section, and an atomizer, at least a portion of a first flow stream passes through the atomizer. A mixing valve within the housing has a first input that receives the first flow stream, and a second input receiving a second flow stream (20) that avoids the atomizing element, and an output (34) connected in fluid continuity to the opening in the proximal end, wherein the output conducts a mixture of the first flow stream (25) and the second flow stream (20).
|Continuity of instruction during a socially distancing event|
A method wherein live, in-person academic coursework that is cancelled for extended periods due to an exigency, for example a natural disaster, pandemic, or other socially distancing event, can be quickly, efficiently, gracefully, and cost-effectively transitioned into an online environment in order to ensure academic continuity by identifying a triggering event whereby in-person academic coursework is cancelled, initiating an academic continuity process, querying a student information system for data, interfacing this student information system data with a learning management system to populate the learning management system, simultaneously scaling the learning management system utilizing a cloud computing infrastructure, and transitioning the cancelled in-person academic coursework to an online environment.. .
|Methods for reducing static charge of a catalyst and methods for using the catalyst to produce polyolefins|
Catalysts and methods for making and using the same are provided. The method for fabricating a catalyst may includes contacting a supported catalyst with a monomer under conditions that reduce an overall charge of the catalyst to less than about 75% of an initial charge of the catalyst.
An adaptor for adapting a mains plug according to a first national standard to a mains socket according to a second, different second national standard. The adaptor comprises a housing with a socket for receiving the first mains plug, and at least two plug assemblies according to different national standards, one of the at least two plug assemblies being according to the second national standard.
|Methods and system for resource management in tti (transmission time interval) bundling for improved phase continuity|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure propose methods for improving phase continuity in an uplink transmit time interval (tti) bundle. A first method may include identifying a segment of ul subframes in the tti bundle and maintaining substantially the same transmit power/timing/frequency when transmitting data to a node over the segment of ul subframes in the tti bundle.
|Method for providing multicast broadcast services continuity in a wireless network, corresponding network node and user equipment|
The present invention relates to a method for providing multicast broadcast services continuity towards a user equipment part of a wireless network, said multicast broadcast services being supported by at least one multicast broadcast services bearer, said wireless network further providing unicast services to said user equipment, said unicast services being supported by at least one unicast service bearer, said multicast broadcast services bearers being multiplexed with unicast services bearers on at least one carrier. According to the present invention, the method comprises the steps of prioritising said multicast broadcast services over said unicast services..
|Conversion of asphaltenic pitch within an ebullated bed residuum hydrocracking process|
A process for upgrading residuum hydrocarbons including: feeding pitch, hydrogen, and a partially spent catalyst recovered from a hydrocracking reactor to an ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor; contacting the pitch, hydrogen, and the catalyst in the ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor at reaction conditions of temperature and pressure sufficient to convert at least a portion of the pitch to distillate hydrocarbons; and separating the distillate hydrocarbons from the catalyst. In some embodiments, the process may include selecting the ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor reaction conditions to be at or below the level where sediment formation would otherwise become excessive and prevent continuity of operations..
|Operation management device, operation management method|
An operation management to grasp a metric in which a continuous abnormality has occurred in a system, easily, is provided. An operation management apparatus 100 includes a metric collection unit (101) and an abnormality score calculation unit (104).
|Seamless transition of data services in a single-sim multi-active cellular device|
Systems, apparatuses and methods are described for seamless transition of data services in a single-sim multi-active (ssma) cellular device operating in a mixed technology cellular network. An ssma device provides multiple virtual terminals capable of simultaneously maintaining multiple active services on different technology networks.
|Distribution networks for safety sensors and devices|
In distribution networks for safety sensors and devices, aspects of the invention provide routing individualized status signals in parallel to potential safety sensor locations in addition to serially routing safety signals to provide substantially increased protection. A shorting plug that electrically shorts together an individualized status signal to a voltage reference level at a safety sensor location, in addition to electrically shorting together the safety signals for electrical continuity, provides individualized status information for each potential safety sensor location in addition to the serial safety information provided by the safety signals.
|Proximity offloading and service continuity support for mobile communication devices|
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate direct wireless communication between mobile communication devices while avoiding the need for mobile communication devices to periodically scan for in-range devices and avoiding unwanted breaks in traffic caused by changes in the source and/or destination ip address of packets. Mobile communication devices periodically update their positions to a server, which can send a notification when a mobile communication device comes within range.
|Stereo-image processing apparatus, stereo-image processing method, and recording medium|
A stereo-image processing apparatus capable of adaptively converting, regarding stereo vision, a parallax distribution of a stereo image in accordance with human visual performance is provided. The stereo-image processing apparatus includes a continuity detection unit (31) that detects a parallax continuous region on the basis of the discontinuity of parallax values in a stereo image and a conversion processing unit (32) that performs processing for enhancing the parallax gradient of the parallax continuous region..
|Integrated circuit package and method of making|
An integrated circuit (“ic”) device and method of making it. The ic device may include a conductive lead frame that has a die pad with a relatively larger central body portion and at least one relatively smaller peripheral portion in electrical continuity with the central body portion.
|Method of manufacturing a non-volatile memory|
The disclosure relates to a method of manufacturing vertical gate transistors in a semiconductor substrate, comprising implanting, in the depth of the substrate, a doped isolation layer, to form a source region of the transistors; forming, in the substrate, parallel trench isolations and second trenches perpendicular to the trench isolations, reaching the isolation layer, and isolated from the substrate by a first dielectric layer; depositing a first conductive layer on the surface of the substrate and in the second trenches; etching the first conductive layer to form the vertical gates of the transistors, and vertical gate connection pads between the extremity of the vertical gates and an edge of the substrate, while keeping a continuity zone in the first conductive layer between each connection pad and a vertical gate; and implanting doped regions on each side of the second trenches, to form drain regions of the transistors.. .
|Coolant activated rechargeable energy storage system drain plug|
A battery pack with a drain plug. The drain plug includes a carrier defining a cavity internal to the carrier, an inlet disposed on a first surface of the carrier and an outlet disposed on a second surface of the carrier where the first surface and the second surface fluidly displaced from one another and coupled to the cavity.
|Valve seat insert|
Embodiments may provide a valve seat insert including a valve seat face. A circumferential contact surface for contacting a cylinder head may be located radially outside and at least partially axially offset from the valve seat face.
|Methods and automated systems for testing, optimization, and analysis that preserve continuity in identities and status of users who access remote information from different contexts|
The current document is directed to automated electronic testing, optimization, and/or analysis systems that collect sufficient data from instrumentation, maintain sufficient user status, and provide sufficient communications between instrumentation and testing, optimization, and/or analysis systems in order to follow, reconstruct, and record temporal threads of user activity that span multiple user contexts. In one implementation, json-encoded information is collected through instrumentation and supplemented by testing, optimization, and/or analysis systems in order to provide many different types of information about remote-information-accessing users and the device and program contexts from which they access remote information.
|Devices, methods and systems for counterpulsation and blood flow conduit connection|
A blood flow conduit includes a first conduit portion defining a first portion of a lumen and blood flow path, and a second conduit portion defining a second portion of a lumen and blood flow path. The first portion of the lumen has a smoother surface for contacting the blood flow than the second portion of the lumen.
|Apparatus and method for supporting handover|
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for supporting handover. That is, inform a target base station which bear in bearers to be handed over is a local internet protocol (ip) access (lipa) bearer, by a source base station.
|Wireless communication device|
The invention includes a first circuit board on which a plurality of first terminal sections is arranged, a high-frequency circuit arranged on the first circuit board and connected to at least one of the plurality of first terminal sections, a second circuit board on which is arranged a plurality of second terminal sections facing the plurality of first terminal sections, a first internal circuit arranged on the second circuit board and connected to at least one of the plurality of second terminal sections, and electrical continuity unit providing electrical continuity among the plurality of first terminal sections and the plurality of second terminal sections. At least two contiguous terminals of the plurality of first terminal sections and/or the plurality of second terminal sections including a terminal connected to the high-frequency circuit are connected via a capacitor and function as an antenna for wireless communication..
|Multi-gate high voltage device|
A high voltage semiconductor device, particularly a device including a number of high breakdown voltage transistors having a common drain, first well, and insulating structure between the gate and the drain as well as method for using the same is provided in this disclosure. The high breakdown voltage transistors in the device together are in an elliptical shape.
|Display device and method of fabricating the display device|
In an el element having an anode, an insulating film (bump) formed on the anode, and an el film and a cathode formed on the insulating film, each of a bottom end portion and a top end portion of the insulating film is formed so as to have a curved surface. The taper angle of a central portion of the insulating film is set within the range from 35° to 70°, thereby preventing the gradient of the film forming surface on which the el film and the cathode are to be formed from being abruptly changed.
A visually seamless method of joining a first piece of metal and a second piece of metal is described. The first piece of metal is placed in contact with an edge of the second piece of metal.
|Method and system for supporting fast recovery of user equipment|
A method for supporting fast recovery of a user equipment (ue) includes performing, by a serving base station, ue context synchronization for one or more other base stations in a related small cell cluster when a ue accesses the serving base station, performing, by a base station that the ue performs a radio resource control (rrc) connection re-establishment, the rrc connection re-establishment for the ue according to ue context saved in a synchronization process. The present also discloses another method and system for supporting ue fast recovery.
|Driving apparatus, and lens apparatus and image pickup apparatus including the same|
Provided is a driving apparatus for driving a movable optical member, the driving apparatus being removably attached to a lens barrel, the driving apparatus including: a rotary absolute position detector detecting a position of which the movable optical member, the rotary absolute position detector outputting an output value having a unique value with respect to a rotation angle within a range of a single rotation, and the output value having a point of discontinuity at which the output value is discontinuous every single rotation; and a controller performing boundary processing that handles the output value, corresponding to a driving range of the movable optical member, of the rotary absolute position detector having the point of discontinuity as a continuous value.. .
|Method for data transmission, offload point device, user equipment and system|
The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for data transmission, an offload point device, a user equipment and a system. The method includes: updating, when a first air interface is unavailable, connection context information corresponding to service(s) of a user equipment on the first air interface, wherein the user equipment is connected to a core network through a first access network via the first air interface; sending a first message to the user equipment, wherein the first message carries updating information related to the updated connection context information; and performing data transmission with the user equipment according to the updated connection context information.
|Protection switching method and system provision by a distributed protection group|
The present invention relates to a protection switching for use in a communication network, and more particularly, to a method and a system for protection switching provision by a distributed or extended protection group in a communication network. In one embodiment, this can be accomplished by defining a traffic bit (t-bit) on all the communication devices in the network, assigning at least one communication device as master node and other devices as slave node, determining a fault if continuity check message is not received in a predetermined time period between the master node and the traffic source, carrying of status information, reliably, between communication devices using existing protection or restoration methods, broadcasting by setting the bit ‘t’=1 (or ‘t’=0) by the master node to all other slave nodes thereby notifying about the fault (or clearance of fault) towards traffic source and receiving the traffic from the traffic source by the other available slave nodes when master node's link towards traffic source fails..
|Color balance in digital photography|
A technique for generating a digital photograph comprises blending two related images, each sampled according to a different illumination environment. The two related images are blended according to a blend surface function that includes a height discontinuity separating two different blend weight regions.
|Systems and methods for image depth map generation|
Systems and methods which provide generation of image depth maps which more accurately represent the local depth discontinuity within images through use of image global depth maps adapted based upon image global motion and/or localized depth analysis utilizing relative relationships of attributes across depth discontinuities in the image are disclosed. Embodiments utilize a full global depth map which is larger than or equal to the image being converted in order to accommodate image global motion, in generating an image global depth map.
|Stereoscopic image processing apparatus, stereoscopic image processing method, and recording medium|
There is provided a stereoscopic image processing apparatus with which a disparity can be correctly estimated even for an image in which a disparity has a vertical component. A stereoscopic image processing apparatus (10) includes an input unit (11) that receives a plurality of viewpoint images, an evaluation value calculation unit (12) that calculates, for a plurality of viewpoint images that have been received, an evaluation value relating to pixel similarity between viewpoint images and disparity continuity between viewpoint images, and a disparity map creation unit (13) that selects a combination of disparities of each pixel, for which the evaluation value that has been calculated is a minimum evaluation value, as a disparity of the pixel and creates a disparity map having a horizontal component and a vertical component.
|Resistance-based catalytic converter protection systems and configurations|
A catalytic converter protection system that includes a controller, a catalytic converter having a housing, and a shorting element that has two terminals and is coupled to the housing. The system also includes a connector having an internal resistor.
|Methods and apparatuses for filtering water fluid by screening ionic minerals|
Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward apparatus and methods method for filtering water fluid by screening ionic minerals including sodium chloride from the water fluid. In one embodiment, the water fluid is passed into a work zone defined at least in part by oppositely-arranged first and second porous structures, each of which have a plurality of gated channels.
|Apparatus and method for selecting lasting feeling of machine|
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for selecting lasting feeling of a machine. The apparatus for selecting lasting feeling of a machine includes an behavior combination extraction unit configured to extract behavior combinations expressing feelings of a machine; and a continuity determination unit configured to determine whether a behavior expressed at a just previous time is the same as a currently expressed behavior for each feeling expression element of a machine configuring the extracted behavior combinations and when a difference between the behavior of the feeling expression elements expressed at the just previous time and the behavior of the currently expressed feeling expression elements is larger than a setting value, allows the behavior combination extraction unit to extract a new behavior combination..
|Tufted fibrous web|
Disclosed is a fibrous web having a first region and at least one discrete integral second region, the second region having at least one portion being a discontinuity exhibiting a linear orientation and defining a longitudinal axis, and at least another portion being a deformation having a plurality of tufted fibers integral with but extending from the first region.. .
|User interface for retiming in a media authoring tool|
A novel method for creating multimedia presentations in a media editing application is provided. The method selects a portion of a media clip and retimes the selected portion of the media clip from a first playback speed to a second playback speed.
|Boundary-based high resolution depth mapping|
Systems and methods which provide generation of high resolution depth maps from low resolution depth information using boundary-based processing techniques are disclosed. Boundary-based depth processing provided by embodiments implements boundary detection and boundary-based interpolation algorithms for providing high resolution depth information from low resolution depth information and high resolution image information.
|Optimization of embms service continuity with mbsfn measurements|
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus configures a set of mbsfn subframes to include one or more mbsfn subframes for mbsfn signal quality measurements.
|Method and apparatus for providing multimedia broadcast and multicast service (mbms) in wireless communication system|
A method and apparatus for providing a multimedia broadcast and multicast service (mbms) in a wireless communication system are disclosed. A method for receiving a multimedia broadcast and multicast service (mbms) by a user equipment (ue) in a wireless communication system includes obtaining a predetermined system information block (sib) from a base station (bs), and transmitting an mbms interest indication message to the base station (bs) only when the predetermined system information block (sib) is obtained.
|Ethernet equipment utilizing catalogs and continuity checks to enhance upnp and avb applications|
A method and an ethernet local area network are described herein in which the ethernet local area network is configured to enable a talking device (e.g., microphone) to send a media stream to one or more listening devices (e.g., speakers). In one embodiment, the method for configuring the ethernet local area network includes the following steps: (1) providing a user of a talking device with a “relevant” catalog which contains information including positional information about one or more listening devices; (2) allowing the user to interface with the “relevant” catalog so they can select at least one of the listening device(s); (3) enabling the talking device to send a subscribe-request message to the selected listening device(s) requesting that the selected listening device(s) subscribe to the talking device; (4) and sending a media stream from the talking device to the selected listening device(s)..
|Tether for tubes of an exhaust system joint|
A tether for connecting tubes includes two mutually spaced pads, each pad located on an opposite side of a lateral axis and releasably connectable to one of the tubes, an elastic stretchable connector that provides structural continuity between the pads, and handles, each handle located at an opposite axial end of the tether, suited to be gripped manually for the application of tensile force to the tether.. .
|Phase-change memory device and fabrication method thereof|
A phase-change memory device and a method of fabricating the same are provided. The phase-change memory device includes a semiconductor substrate in which a word line is arranged, a diode line disposed over the word line and extending parallel to the word line, a phase-change line pattern disposed over the diode line, and a projection disposed between the diode line and the phase-change line pattern and protruding from the diode line.
|Refrigerator control system and method|
A control system for operating a refrigerator appliance is provided. The refrigerator has a variable damper, a variable speed fan, and a variable speed compressor.
|Using a session continuity token to access an online content management system|
The disclosed embodiments relate to a session continuity feature that allows a user to access an online content management system through different instances of a third-party application located on different computing devices without having to log in to the online content management system separately from each computing device. When the user signs on to the online content management system, the session continuity mechanism provides a session continuity token to the third-party system.
|Network device and network device recognition method|
A network device and network device recognition method are provided. The method includes: receiving a continuity check message (ccm) by a local maintenance association end point (mep); determining whether the ccm is transmitted from an unknown remote mep; setting the unknown remote mep to a dynamic mep if the ccm is transmitted from the unknown remote mep; and recording the dynamic mep and the receiving count of the ccm corresponding to the dynamic mep in a storage unit..
|Intraocular lens for inhibiting cell growth and reducing glare|
An intraocular lens implantable in an eye includes an optic for placement in the capsular bag of the eye and for directing light toward the retina of the eye. The optic has a central optical axis, an anterior face, an opposing posterior face and a peripheral edge between the faces.
|Method of providing service continuity between cellular communication and device-to-device communication|
A method of providing service continuity between cellular communication and device-to-device communication is disclosed. A procedure for switching between cellular communication and device-to-device communication according to an example embodiment of the present invention may include transferring, by a gateway, a d2d bearer creation request message to an mme, transferring, by the mme, the d2d bearer creation request message to a base station, mapping, by the base station, d2d bearer qos to d2d radio bearer qos and transmitting an rrc connection reconfiguration message to terminals, receiving, by the base station, an rrc connection reconfiguration completion message indicating creation of a d2d radio bearer from the terminals, transmitting, by the base station, a d2d bearer creation response message indicating creation of a d2d bearer to the mme, and transferring, by the mme, the d2d bearer creation response message to the gateway..
|Contact structure unit|
A contact structure unit that achieves electrical continuity between a substrate, which includes a plurality of electrodes, and a contact object includes a first-type contact-carrying member including a contact portion which makes contact with the contact object; includes a plurality of second-type contact-carrying members each of which includes a leading end portion formed at one end portion and making contact with the electrodes and each of which makes contact with the first-type contact-carrying member at the other end portion; and includes a plurality of coil springs each of which is disposed between the contact portion and the leading end portions and each of which biases the contact portion and the leading end portions.. .
|Vane profile for axial-flow compressor|
A vane for an axial-flow compressor has a pressure surface generating positive pressure and a suction surface generating negative pressure, and both are located on one side of the chord line. The pressure surface includes a bulging portion, having a maximum curvature of 1.5 or more between a chordal position of 70% and 95%, in a central section of the vane's span.
|Device and method for supporting continuity of mbms|
The present invention relates to a device and method for transmitting control information about an mbms service. The present specification discloses a method for receiving control information about an mbms service performed by a terminal, the method comprising the steps of: receiving, from a serving cell, mbms current state information of a target cell adjacent to the serving cell via a first broadcast channel; monitoring a frequency of the target cell on the basis of an mbms frequency list contained in the mbms current state information of the target cell; performing cell reselection for selecting the target cell; and receiving the mbms service from the target cell.
|Aircraft fuselage including a window equipped with a system for displaying images of the outside environment|
An aircraft fuselage comprising at least one window equipped with a system for displaying images of the outside environment for a passenger. The display system comprises a camera for filming the environment outside the aircraft; a display surface; a display projector suitable for displaying an image of the outside environment on the display surface; and a first image processor suitable for receiving the images of the outside environment.
|System and method for generating a mesh|
In a system for facilitating mesh generation corresponding to a volumetric, prismatic object, generalized polyhedrons representing at least a portion of a layer of the volumetric object are transformed into a set of convex polyhedrons based on, at least in part, the prismatic properties of the volumetric object. The convex polyhedrons corresponding to a layer are decomposed into a set of tetrahedrons by accounting for an intersecting and/or overlapping edge of a polyhedron in an adjacent layer, so that the set of tetrahedrons automatically, i.e., without having to enforce any continuity requirements after tetrahedron generation, forms a mesh of that is continuous with tetrahedrons corresponding to the adjacent layer..
|Electrohydrodynamic (ehd) printing for the defect repair of contact printed circuits|
A method is provided for repairing defects in a contact printed circuit. The method provides a substrate with a contact printed circuit formed on a substrate top surface.
|Apparatus and method of linking social network service application|
A method for enabling easy access to an application linked to contact information is provided. The method includes retrieving a substitute contact means or available applications for contact information of a message while a text messaging screen is being displayed, displaying respective indicators of at least one application with the message, and turning to a running screen of an application that corresponds to a selected indicator.
|Game controller on mobile touch-enabled devices|
Various technologies described herein pertain to controlling a game with a mobile touch-enabled device. A thumbstick and a mode selection button can be rendered on a display of the mobile touch-enabled device.
|Flexible direct or usb plug-in platform for foldable or flexible electronics|
An apparatus comprises a flexible circuit substrate that includes a body portion and at least one connector portion formed monolithically with the body portion. The connector portion is shaped by at least one of one or more bends of the flexible circuit substrate or one or more folds of the flexible circuit substrate, and the connector portion is configured to be received in a receptacle of a connector device.
|Audio and video management for parallel transcoding|
Disclosed are various embodiments directed to transcoding a bit stream comprising audio and video frames that contains discontinuities. The video and/or audio portion of the bit stream may be divided into segments, where some of the segments are transcoded in parallel using a plurality of transcoder devices.
|Stereo correspondence and depth sensors|
Stereo correspondence and depth sensor techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a depth map generated by a depth sensor is leveraged as part of processing of stereo images to assist in identifying which parts of stereo images correspond to each other.
|Continuous broken sense lead detection system|
Disclosed is a continuous broken sense lead detection system (“cbslds”) for use with a kelvin-connected device under test (“dut”), a power source, and detection system stimulus configured to provide a periodic stimulus voltage. The cbslds is configured to detect a discontinuity in a first sense lead, second sense lead, or both, that are in signal communication with the dut.
|Method and apparatus for preventing simultaneous charging and fueling of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle|
Simultaneous fuelling and electrical charging of a plug-in electric hybrid vehicle (phev) is inhibited by detecting pre-charging electrical continuity between an on-board charger of the vehicle and a charging plug engaging the charger, and impeding opening of a door controlling access to a fueling port if the pre-charging electrical continuity exist. Simultaneous fuelling and electrical charging of a phev may further be inhibited by detecting whether a fuel door of the vehicle is in a fueling-permitting condition and, if the fuel door is in the fueling-permitting condition, preventing an on-board charger engaged with a charging plug from receiving charging current from the charging plug..
|Tubular electric cable fittings with strain relief|
A tubular cable fitting which is capable of providing strain relief for tubular electric cables (“tec”) and is designed to protect end fittings from loss of circuit continuity. The tec end fittings may be of fiber optic or electric type service..
|Thrust reverser device for compact jet pipe|
A bypass turbojet engine nacelle that forms a fan casing includes a first, upstream, streamlining element and a second streamlining element that forms a jet pipe. The second element can move translationally between a position ensuring aerodynamic continuity of the nacelle and a downstream position uncovering flow reversal openings.