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Secure geo-location of a computing resource

Secure geo-location of a computing resource

Verification system

Verification system

Verification system

Method to capture event information from mobile device

Date/App# patent app List of recent Lapse-related patents
10/09/14
20140304394
 Timeout for identifying network device presence patent thumbnailTimeout for identifying network device presence
Systems and techniques relating to identifying the presence of a network device are described. A described technique includes receiving, from the cache engine, a traffic flow and a series of notification signals, each indicating a presence of the cache engine, calculating a timeout value based on at least a time difference of two consecutive notification signals of the series of notification signals, updating, based on the calculated timeout value, a predetermined timeout period to an updated timeout period, and determining an absence of the cache engine when the updated timeout period that immediately succeeds the receiving of the series of notification signals elapsed without receiving an additional notification signal from the cache engine..
10/09/14
20140304342
 Secure geo-location of a computing resource patent thumbnailSecure geo-location of a computing resource
Embodiments of systems and methods for geo-location of a computing resource are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a first computing device determines a geographical location of the first device.
10/09/14
20140304183
 Verification system patent thumbnailVerification system
In described embodiments, a verification system allows for registration of credential providing entities and storage of credential data from, and verified by, the credential providing entities. The verification system further allows for users, through a credential and verification device associated with the credential providing entities, to approve the use of corresponding credential data by those accessing the verification system.
10/09/14
20140304128
 Method to capture event information from mobile device patent thumbnailMethod to capture event information from mobile device
A method to capture parameters related to billable events for the purpose of posting such information to an accounting system. The method includes the steps of capturing a plurality of parameters for the event, wherein one of the parameters is an elapsed time of the event, identifying whether a capture fence applies to the event, permitting the modification of each of the plurality of parameters, and storing the event where the elapsed time is greater than the capture fence..
10/09/14
20140304101
 Auction method and server patent thumbnailAuction method and server
Provided are an auction method and server that enable a seller and bidders to determine the price of a product at their own discretion by enabling the bidders to participate in a bid between the lowest price offered by the seller and the highest price of the product, and give benefit to both the seller and successful bidders by applying the successful bid price of a lowest successful bidder to all the successful bidders as a sale price. The auction method includes maintaining, at an auction server, a database of the highest price of a specific product, the lowest price offered by a seller, and the limited number of successful bidders, receiving, at the auction server, bidding information including bid prices for the specific product between the lowest price and the highest price from bidders, selecting, at the auction server, a lowest successful bidder from among the bidders in consideration of the limited number of successful bidders and the bidding information when a predetermined bidding time elapses, and requesting, at the auction server, payment from all successful bidders using a successful bid price of the lowest successful bidder as a sale price on the basis of bidding information about the lowest successful bidder..
10/09/14
20140304005
 Method, apparatus, and system for reading, processing, presenting, and/or storing electronic medical record information patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for reading, processing, presenting, and/or storing electronic medical record information
A method for accessing, processing, presenting, and/or storing electronic medical record (emr) information on a touch-sensitive display includes reading emr information, displaying at least a portion of the emr information on a touch-sensitive sliding timeline, detecting finger swipe or similar gestures, and scrolling the sliding timeline so that a different portion of the emr information is displayed chronologically on the touch-sensitive sliding timeline. The resolution of the timeline can be expanded or collapsed in response to pinch gestures.
10/09/14
20140304000
 Diagnosis-and-treatment-record management system, diagnosis-and-treatment-record management method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium patent thumbnailDiagnosis-and-treatment-record management system, diagnosis-and-treatment-record management method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium
A diagnosis-and-treatment-record management system includes a diagnosis-and-treatment-information memory, a disease-information memory, a compression unit, and a decompression unit. The diagnosis-and-treatment-information memory stores one or more records.
10/09/14
20140303914
 State of charge estimation device and method of estimating state of charge patent thumbnailState of charge estimation device and method of estimating state of charge
The state of charge (soc) estimation device includes a memory and a controller component. The memory stores data on a first correlation between an elapsed time and an estimation error in soc estimation.
10/09/14
20140303871
 Method and system for regulating power in the event of at least one aircraft engine failure patent thumbnailMethod and system for regulating power in the event of at least one aircraft engine failure
A method to optimize resources needed to continue flight if at least one main engine is lost, by relieving a propulsion system that has remained operative of all or some of non-propulsive energy demands, by additional generation of non-propulsive power, operating continuously. The method uses a gpp unit that operates constantly in flight while taking up some of nominal total non-propulsive power of the aircraft, to supply increased non-propulsive power almost instantaneously, based on at least three respective emergency regimes at a time of engine failure.
10/09/14
20140303772
 Sheets processing apparatus and sheets processing method patent thumbnailSheets processing apparatus and sheets processing method
A sheet processing apparatus including a table to be loaded a first and a second banknote group partitioned by a header card recording the bar code number in the piling direction of the banknotes, a take-in portion to take in the banknotes of the first and second banknote groups loaded on the table and the header card, a discrimination portion to count the banknotes taken in by the take-in portion and discriminate the type hereof, a plurality of stackers to sort and stack the banknotes discriminated by the discrimination portion on the basis of the type thereof, and a sensor to detect the header card taken in by the take-in portion. The sheet processing apparatus additionally includes a controller to control so as to stop the taking-in of the second banknote group on the basis of detection of the header card by the sensor and after a lapse of a predetermined time, to start the taking-in of the second banknote group..
10/09/14
20140303722
Apparatus and method for implanting collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves
Apparatus for delivering a prosthetic heart valve into a patient by means that are less invasive than conventional open-chest, open-heart surgery. The prosthetic valve may be collapsed while in a delivery device.
10/09/14
20140303604
Left heart vent catheter
A left heart vent catheter that includes an elongate tube having a hollow passageway is provided with a plurality of openings and a balloon near the distal end. The balloon can be inflated after the catheter is in place so as to engage a desired part of the heart such as the aortic valve or tricuspid valve and thereby prevent undesired withdrawal of the catheter.
10/09/14
20140302682
Method and apparatus for plasma processing
The present invention provides a plasma processing method that uses a plasma processing apparatus including a plasma processing chamber in which a sample is plasma processed, a first radio-frequency power supply that supplies a first radio-frequency power for generating plasma, and a second radio-frequency power supply that supplies a second radio-frequency power to a sample stage on which the sample is mounted, wherein the plasma processing method includes the steps of modulating the first radio-frequency power by a first pulse; and controlling a plasma dissociation state to create a desired dissociation state by gradually controlling a duty ratio of the first pulse as a plasma processing time elapses.. .
10/09/14
20140301400
Train information management apparatus and train information management method
A train information management apparatus includes a first system central device that generates first train control information for a car-mounted device in every predetermined period and a second system central device that generates second train control information starting from the time at which the time obtained by multiplying the predetermined period with 1/2 has elapsed from the time point when the first train control information is transmitted. The first system central device generates a first packet every time the first train control information is generated and alternately transmits a first packet to a first system trunk transmission line and a second system trunk transmission line.
10/09/14
20140301295
Systems and methods for collision management in a neighborhood aware network
Methods, devices, and computer program products for collision management of wireless devices in a peer-to-peer network are described herein. In one aspect, a method of communicating via a wireless medium by a wireless communications apparatus within a neighborhood aware network is provided.
10/09/14
20140300769
Automatic time lapse capture
In one embodiment, a mobile device captures images at a rate different than playback speed. The mobile device receives a user input to initiate a collection of image data by a mobile device.
10/09/14
20140300741
Arrangement and method for recognizing road signs
Various embodiment include a system and a method for recognizing road signs. An image of a road sign may be captured by least one image sensor.
10/09/14
20140300124
Adaptable bin with folding secondary bin
An adaptable bin includes a bin floor, at least two bin side walls, and one or more bin end walls. The bin floor, bin side walls, and bin end wall define a primary storage volume and define a bin opening allowing access to the primary storage volume.
10/09/14
20140300087
Portable storefront vendor cart
A portable, collapsible vending cart which can be used to vend disparate items in a variety of environments. The cart is adaptable to accommodate vendors of a wide variety of products, and provides an apparatus which is in compliance with most state regulations for vending carts.
10/09/14
20140300069
Configurable cart
This invention includes a cart assembly with an integrated cooler and a configurable and expandable cargo platform. The cart assembly comprises a chest compartment.
10/09/14
20140299714
Heat generating transfer orbit shield
A system and apparatus are provided for preventing heat loss in a spacecraft during the upper stage launch phase and transfer orbit. A thermal control panel can be provided that can be positioned adjacent to exposed areas of radiator panels on the spacecraft in a collapsed configuration.
10/09/14
20140299641
Adaptable bin with rotating cup holder
A rotating cup holder includes a static sidewall forming part of the cup holder and a dynamic sidewall forming part of the cupholder. The static sidewall includes a plurality of guide tracks and a landing support between the plurality of guide tracks.
10/09/14
20140299317
Hydraulic fracturing
An improvement over known hydraulic fracturing fluids. Boundary layer kinetic mixing material is added to components of fracturing fluid wherein kinetic mixing material is a plurality of particles wherein at least 25% of particles are several types, i.e., having surface characteristics of thin walls, three dimensional wedge-like sharp blades, points, jagged bladelike surfaces, thin blade surfaces, three-dimensional blade shapes that may have shapes similar to a “y”, “v” or “x” shape or other geometric shape, slightly curved thin walls having a shape similar to an egg shell shape, crushed hollow spheres, sharp bladelike features, 90° corners that are well defined, conglomerated protruding arms in various shapes, such as cylinders, rectangles, y-shaped particles, x-shaped particles, octagons, pentagon, triangles, and diamonds.
10/09/14
20140299131
Collapsible patient conduit a respiratory therapy system
An elongated flexible conduit (4) includes an flow element (24) having a first elongated wall segment (32) and a second elongated wall segment (44) that are connected together at their sides to form a wall (28) that is continuous in a circumferential direction perpendicular to the direction of elongation (8). The flow element is movable between a first configuration and a second configuration (68), with the first configuration being an expanded configuration, and with the second configuration being a collapsed configuration.
10/09/14
20140299095
Control apparatus for general-purpose internal combustion engine
In a control apparatus for a general-purpose internal combustion engine including a generator as a power supply, the generator includes a main generator coil supplying power to the stepping motor, and an auxiliary generator coil supplying power to an ignition device of the engine. The apparatus includes ignition timing controller for, when starting the engine by a manual starter, detecting that an engine speed reaches or exceeds a predetermined engine speed not exceeding a connecting rotation speed of a centrifugal clutch to retard an ignition timing of the engine, thereby suppressing increase in the engine speed to less than the connecting rotation speed, and for restoring the ignition timing to its normal timing after a predetermined time elapses from start of retarding the ignition timing.
10/09/14
20140298895
Device for measuring the amount of free fluid in a colloid in a horizontal position
A device for testing the amount of free fluid in a colloid comprises: a first container, wherein the first container has a central axis that spans the length of the first container, wherein the length of the first container is greater than the width and height of the first container, and wherein the central axis of the first container is oriented in a substantially horizontal position during the testing. Methods of using the device include: optically determining the height of free fluid in the container after the period of time has elapsed and using a formula to determine the volume of the free fluid; or removing a plug from a plug tube that is operationally connected to the container; and draining the free fluid from the container into a measurement device..
10/09/14
20140298755
Multiple sealing bars for film wrapping
This invention is directed to multiple sealing bars to seal articles moving on a conveyor 2 inside a sleeve 4 that forms a continuous film tube 5. Retracting conveyors act to collapse the tube between the articles so that the collapsed portion of the tube can be sealed.
10/09/14
20140298697
Safety frame system for an led signage
An led signage system having an led cabinet and top and bottom plates secured along the top and bottom of the cabinet, and each having a channel aligned towards each other configured to receive a safety screen to protect the led screen. A base supports the bottom plate and has pairs of rearwardly and forwardly extending arms each with a roller.
10/02/14
20140298331
Virtual machine control program, virtual machine control method, virtual machine control apparatus, and cloud computing system
A non-transitory computer readable medium that stores therein a virtual machine management program for causing a computer to execute a process having, suspending a virtual machine, when an access to the virtual machine does not occur for a first time; resuming and, after a second time elapses, suspending the virtual machine being suspended, even the access to the virtual machine does not occur, so as to cause the virtual machine to perform a refreshing process; and resuming the virtual machine being suspended, when the access to the virtual machine occurs.. .
10/02/14
20140298262
Method for cancelling a user action to be applied to a digital object
A computer-implemented method for tracing a digital object on a user interface screen of an electronic system includes representing the digital object on the user interface screen by means of a first digital image, selecting the first digital image, starting a user action on the corresponding digital object, replacing the first digital image by a second digital image representing the interactive object during a predetermined time period, applying the user action on the digital object after the predetermined time period has lapsed, and removing the second digital image from the user interface screen after the predetermined time period has lapsed, wherein the second digital image is selectable in order to cancel the started user action of the digital object and to let emerge the first digital image again on the user interface screen. A reproduction apparatus includes a user interface screen and a control unit for executing the method..
10/02/14
20140298239
Stack style tab management
The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented method for managing tabs in a graphical user interface. The method includes receiving a first user input that selects a first tab from among multiple collapsible tabs in a tab area of a tabbed interface.
10/02/14
20140298074
Method of calculating cpu utilization
A method of determining processor utilization includes: counting, via a first counter on a processor, a number of elapsed clock cycles while code is being executed; counting, via a second counter on a processor, a total number of free-running clock cycles; and dividing the number of clock cycles where code is being executed by the total number of free-running clock cycles to determine a cpu utilization.. .
10/02/14
20140298048
Electronic device and method of controlling electronic device
An electronic device includes a first supply target unit that accepts supply of power from an external power supply, a second supply target unit that accepts supply of power from a battery, a main body, and a controller, wherein the controller starts to accept supply of power from both the external power supply and the battery and starts to output, to the main body, a voltage of the power supplied from both the external power supply and the battery in a case where a predetermined time has elapsed since start of a predetermined operation of the main body while a voltage of power accepted from the external power supply has been output to the main body.. .
10/02/14
20140297954
Caching mechanism to improve user interface responsiveness
A method to preferentially wait for fresh data from a primary source to become available in a system where there is also an older set of data from a secondary source. The method includes receiving a data request that is to be displayed and determining if the data from the primary source is available.
10/02/14
20140297770
Electronic message system for soliciting reply
An apparatus includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor may receive a user generated electronic message.
10/02/14
20140297705
Method and system for the digital synthesis of a waveform
A method for digital synthesis of a waveform, wherein: samples of a reference waveform that is divided into a plurality of contiguous time segments are stored in a digital memory; the duration of each time segment is set at a respective desired value; the time segments are scanned in an orderly manner as a function of a clock signal so as to select one time segment at a time; for the time segment selected, a relative time that has elapsed from the start of the time segment is calculated as a function of the clock signal; the memory is addressed as a function of said relative time and of a ratio between the number of the samples and the desired duration of the time segment in order to read at least part of the samples of the time segment; and a digital-to-analog conversion of the samples read from the memory is carried out.. .
10/02/14
20140297685
Data management apparatus, data management method and data management program
An apparatus includes: a first range data storage section 21 for storing as first range data upper and lower limit values of process data, and a first reference point of time, while associating the upper and lower limit values with the first reference point of time; a second range data storage section 22 for storing as second range data upper and lower limit values of process data acquired in each second period, and a second reference point of time, while associating the upper and lower limit values with the second reference point of time; a sampling data storage section 113b for storing as sampling data process data including a chronological change, and an elapsed time from a reference point of time, while associating the process data with the elapsed time; and a storage controller 111a for storing the first range data, the second range data and the sampling data.. .
10/02/14
20140297638
Data management apparatus, data management method and data management program
An apparatus includes: the arrangement pattern sampling data generator 111b for generating the arrangement pattern sampling; the bit pattern sampling data generator 111c for, each time process data are acquired from the controllers 51 to 5n, generating the bit pattern sampling; the calculator 111d for calculating the number-of-change-points threshold value indicating the threshold value for the number of process data each including the chronological change on the basis of the data size needed to store the elapsed times and the sampling cycles (the acquisition intervals) for the process data acquisition; and the storage controller 111a for storing any one of the bit pattern sampling data and the arrangement pattern sampling data, which requires a smaller storage capacity, into the storage unit 113.. .
10/02/14
20140297275
Speech processing device, integrated circuit device, speech processing system, and control method for speech processing device
A speech processing device includes: a dialog execution control unit that controls speech output and timings of speech recognition in accordance with dialog information including speech output information, speech recognition information and control information; a speech output control unit that outputs an output speech signal designated by the speech output information; and a speech recognition unit that executes speech recognition processing for an input speech signal using the speech recognition information. The control information includes speech output timing information for the output speech signal and speech recognition start timing information for the input speech signal.
10/02/14
20140297138
Electric oil pump control system and control method for automatic transmission
A control method of an electric oil pump for an automatic transmission that minimizes power loss by normally controlling driving of the electric oil pump when a start intention of a driver is detected after a power source is turned on is provided. The method includes driving an electric oil pump at ‘a’ rpm which is a maximum velocity when the power source is turned on.
10/02/14
20140297075
Control system for vehicle
An engine and a motor/generator are installed in a vehicle as drive sources. The vehicle is capable of traveling in a condition where the engine is stopped.
10/02/14
20140296966
Stent features for collapsible prosthetic heart valves
A prosthetic heart valve includes a stent having an expanded condition and a collapsed condition. The stent includes a plurality of distal cells, a plurality of proximal cells, a plurality of support struts coupling the proximal cells to the distal cells, and at least one support post connected to a plurality of proximal cells.
10/02/14
20140296922
Compliant osteosynthesis fixation plate
A bendable polymer tissue fixation device suitable to be implanted into a living body, consisting of a highly porous body, made from a polymer, the porous body having a plurality of pores, such that the device is capable of being smoothly bent, wherein the bending collapses a portion of the pores to form a radius curve, and the polymer fixation device is rigid enough to protect a tissue from shifting. Preferably, the polymer fixation device may be capable of being gradually resorbed by said living body.
10/02/14
20140296902
Expandable support structure for delivery through a working channel
Methods, systems, and devices for providing treatment to a target site are described. The system may include a guide assembly, an expandable support device coupled with the distal end of the guide assembly, and an operative member disposed on the expandable support device.
10/02/14
20140296846
Expandable support structure for delivery through a working channel
Methods, systems, and devices for providing treatment to a target site are described. The system may include a guide assembly, an expandable support device coupled with the distal end of the guide assembly, and an operative member disposed on the expandable support device.
10/02/14
20140296768
Removal and repositioning devices
A gastrointestinal implant device includes a flexible, floppy sleeve, open at both ends, that extends into the duodenum. The device further includes a collapsible anchor coupled to the proximal portion of the sleeve.
10/02/14
20140296625
Prolapse repair
Surgical instruments for prolapse repair are disclosed. The surgical instruments have straight portions and helical portions..
10/02/14
20140296042
Core exercising machine
A collapsible exercise machine for strengthening the core muscles (transverse abdominal, internal obliques, external obliques, rectus abdominis, and erector spinae) includes a frame mounted on a base on which a user sits and manipulates an upstanding lever arm. A seat is convertible between two differently-angled positions for back extension or abdominal exercises.
10/02/14
20140295671
Plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing method
A plasma processing apparatus is provided which includes a processing chamber disposed in a vacuum container, in a decompressed inside of which plasma is formed, a sample stage disposed in a lower part of the processing chamber, on a top surface of which a sample is mounted, a dielectric film made of a dielectric that forms a mounting surface on which the sample is mounted, and electrodes arranged inside the dielectric film and supplied with power for chucking and holding the sample onto the dielectric film, and when the sample is mounted on the sample stage, the sample is kept mounted on the sample stage until a sample temperature becomes a predetermined temperature or until a predetermined time elapses, and power is then supplied to the electrodes to chuck the sample to the sample stage and then start processing on the sample using the plasma.. .
10/02/14
20140294384
Optical wavelength path rearranging method, computer product, optical transmission managing apparatus, and optical transmission apparatus
An optical wavelength path rearranging method includes detecting time that elapses since a setting of optical wavelength paths in an optical wavelength division multiplexing network; and moving to a predetermined long-period optical wavelength range, an optical wavelength path that is among the optical wavelength paths and for which the detected elapsed time is long, where the optical wavelength path rearranging method is executed by a processor.. .
10/02/14
20140294192
Bendable cord for controlling an electronic device
Described is a technique for controlling an electronic device by manipulating a headphone cord. This may be accomplished by sensing various bends and/or bend patterns to the cord.
10/02/14
20140294015
Relay device and relay method
A relay device receives packets from an information processing apparatus or a relay device. The relay device updates a value of priority data indicating an accumulated wait time for arbitration contained in each of the received packets according to an elapsed time.
10/02/14
20140293930
Method and an apparatus to control scheduling
A method of scheduling resources in a communications link wherein a scheduling request is transmitted from a first entity to a second entity including determining if any of the following conditions exist: the time elapsed since the last scheduling request exceeds a designated time; the up-link requirement exceeds a predetermined level; or semi-persistent scheduling exists; and if so, suppressing the transmission and/or triggering of scheduling requests.. .
10/02/14
20140293340
Display operation device, display operation method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium capable of preventing operation error on panel
A display operation device includes an operation input unit, a temporary display unit, and a confirmation display unit. The operation input unit accepts an input in accordance with an input operation via an operation key and subsequent release of the input operation.
10/02/14
20140293130
Video reception device and image recognition method for received video
A video reception device connected to an image recognition device for performing image recognition includes: a video input unit that receives a video including content items switches of which occur as time elapses; a video extraction unit that extracts from the video a partial video which is a portion of the video; a content switchover detection unit that detects whether or not the partial video includes content switchover indicating switchover of the content items; and a control unit that performs, when the content switchover detection unit detects that the partial video includes no content switchover, a control to output the partial video to the image recognition device to obtain a result of the image recognition for the partial video from the image recognition device.. .
10/02/14
20140293129
Video reception device and image recognition method for received video
A video reception device includes: a video input unit that receives a video including content items switches of which occur as time elapses; a recognition cycle determination unit that determines a cycle for repeating the image recognition for the video; a video extraction unit that repeatedly extracts from the video a partial video which is a portion of the video, at the cycle; and a control unit that performs, every time the video extraction unit extracts the partial video, a control to output the partial video to the image recognition device to obtain a result of the image recognition for the partial video from the image recognition device, in which when determining a possibility that content switchover has been or will be found in the video, and determining that there is the possibility, the recognition cycle determination unit shortens the cycle, the content switchover being switchover of content items.. .
10/02/14
20140292727
Terminal device and key entry method
The terminal device includes a touch panel that accepts a touch entry including a first touch on a first key corresponding to a first position and a second touch on a second key corresponding to a second position that is different from the first position, and a processor that detects the first touch and the second touch, determines elapsed time from the first touch to the second touch when detecting the second touch after detecting the first touch, and decides that the second touch is a touch to the first key when the elapsed time is less than a threshold.. .
10/02/14
20140292716
Proximity sensor
In one embodiment, a method includes monitoring detection by a sensing element of a key touch on a touch screen; determining an amount of time that has elapsed since the sensing element last detected a change of capacitance indicative of a key touch on the touch screen; and, if the amount of time that has elapsed exceeds a predetermined time duration, then initiating a particular function of an apparatus.. .
10/02/14
20140292283
Techniques for enhanced battery pack recharging
A method includes detecting that a battery pack requires charging and is currently operable for recharging. The method can identify a specific cell having a highest voltage in response to the detecting.
10/02/14
20140292219
Power-supply device and illumination device
A power-supply device includes a rectifying unit configured to rectify a phase-controlled ac voltage; a current limiting unit including a current limiting resistor, which limits an input current flowing from the rectifying unit at rise of a rectified voltage outputted from the rectifying unit; and an adjustment unit configured to cause the current limiting unit to limit the input current flowing from the rectifying unit until a predetermined time period has elapsed after an input of the ac voltage to the rectifying unit is started.. .
10/02/14
20140292020
Retractable canopy apparatus for a golf cart
A retractable canopy apparatus for use with a golf cart having forward and rearward passenger sections, a front canopy member, and a support rail on the rearward section includes an adjustment bracket coupled to a support rail. A support arm includes a first end pivotally coupled to the support bracket and an opposed second end.
10/02/14
20140291976
Portable snow sports equipment locker
A portable snow sports equipment locker is disclosed. The portable snow sports equipment locker features a varying depth and tapered shape.
10/02/14
20140291515
Inspection system, inspection image data generation method, inspection display unit, defect determination method, and storage medium on which inspection display program is recorded
An inspection system includes a primary optical system configured to irradiate a charged particle or an electromagnetic wave as a beam, a movable unit configured to hold an inspection target and move the target through a position where the beam is irradiated, and a tdi sensor configured to integrate an amount of secondary charged particles in a predetermined direction to sequentially transfer the integrated amount. The secondary charged particles are obtained by irradiating the beam onto the target while moving the movable unit in the predetermined direction.
10/02/14
20140291500
Method for evaluating voids in a subterranean formation
Voids adjacent a wellbore wall and in a region surrounding a wellbore wall can be detected by monitoring gamma rays scattered from the fractures. Gamma rays are strategically directed from a tool disposed within the wellbore and to the wall and/or the region.
10/02/14
20140291032
Process for the production of a pipe lined with an inliner
A process for the production of a pipe comprising: an interior surface having a shape; and a thermoplastic inliner is provided. The process comprises: introducing the thermoplastic inliner into the interior of the pipe; heating the pipe from the outside to a temperature higher than a crystallite melting point (tm) of a moulding composition of an exterior surface of the inliner; expanding the inliner radially in the pipe so that an exterior surface of the inliner assumes the shape of the interior surface of the pipe; and cooling the inliner; wherein a cross section of the inliner is optionally reduced through exposure to an exterior force prior to being introduced into the pipe.
10/02/14
20140290681
Wiper for a cosmetic container
The present invention generally relates to a wiper which can be easily inserted into neck of a cosmetic container. The wiper is fabricated from elastomeric material and comprises a plurality of collapsible members configured to collapse horizontally on an exterior surface of the wiper when under stress.
10/02/14
20140290239
Exhaust gas recirculation apparatus for engine
An egr apparatus includes an egr passage to allow part of exhaust gas discharged from a combustion chamber to flow in an intake passage and recirculate back to the combustion chamber and an egr valve to regulate egr gas in the egr passage. The egr valve includes a valve seat, a valve element, and a step motor.
10/02/14
20140289957
Assembly for storing a screen element
The invention disclosed herein relates to a storage device. The storage device has openable and closeable housing means which is suitably sized, shaped and adapted to accommodate at least one movable support means comprising an elongate member of a suitable size and shape to accommodate a curtain means.
09/25/14
20140289679
Relative item of interest explorer interface
Devices are disclosed for providing a graphical user interface (gui) for representing a reference item and a number of items of interest. In one embodiment, each item of interest is assigned to one of a number of concentric regions in a two-dimensional geographic space based on the location and one or more attributes of the item of interest.


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