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 Locating the source of a wireless signal patent thumbnailLocating the source of a wireless signal
In some aspects, a wireless-signal source locator system includes wireless sensor devices distributed at distinct locations over a geographic region. The wireless sensor devices are configured to passively monitor wireless communication network signals in the geographic region.
Cognitive Systems Corp.


 Passive multi-port entry adapter and  preserving downstream catv signal strength within in-home network patent thumbnailPassive multi-port entry adapter and preserving downstream catv signal strength within in-home network
A cable television (catv) entry adapter interfaces to a catv network and serves as a hub in an in-home network for passively communicating multimedia content or information from the catv network and between subscriber devices connected to the ports of the catv entry adapter, using catv signals in a catv frequency band and network signals in a different in-home network band.. .
Ppc Broadband, Inc.


 Vehicle access system with inadvertent actuation control patent thumbnailVehicle access system with inadvertent actuation control
In at least some implementations, a method for preventing inadvertant operation of a vehicle access system that includes a plurality of inputs involves providing a keypad operable to output signals to control a vehicle system based on entry of a code via the inputs, detecting when a predetermined access sequence is inputted via the inputs and outputting a signal to a vehicle system to allow access to the vehicle, and operating the keypad in a disabled mode wherein the keypad output signals are not outputted. The disabled mode may be activated either actively or passively or both, and the disabled mode may be terminated either actively or passively or both..
Dura Operating Llc


 Personal secure event recording device patent thumbnailPersonal secure event recording device
A device may passively record or transmit data characterizing the environment of a user and/or the physiological condition of the user. The device may encrypts and/or cryptographically sign data for storage and/or transmission.

 Polymer drag reduction systems on vehicle surfaces patent thumbnailPolymer drag reduction systems on vehicle surfaces
Systems and methods of reducing drag on outer surfaces of vehicles that are in contact with water using a polymer solution that reduces the drag on the outer surfaces of the vehicles as the vehicles travel through water. A polymer solution is passively ejected into the boundary layer of the water flowing past the outer surface of the vehicle.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


 Apparatus, systems, and methods for enhancing hydrocarbon extraction and techniques related thereto patent thumbnailApparatus, systems, and methods for enhancing hydrocarbon extraction and techniques related thereto
Provided are apparatus and systems using mine spectroscopic data at various stages of the hydrocarbon extraction process. The spectrometers may be mounted on various equipment components at the various stages of the hydrocarbon extraction process to passively collect energy reflected from objects.

 Wind turbine blade with tripping device and method thereof patent thumbnailWind turbine blade with tripping device and method thereof
A wind turbine and a method of reducing extreme loads and fatigue loads on a wind turbine by using a passively activated tripping device arranged on the pressure side of the wind turbine blade. The tripping device is configured to interrupt the passing airflow, when activated, and transform the airflow into a turbulent airflow.
Envision Energy (jiangsu) Co. Ltd.


 System for collecting, analyzing, and transmitting information relevant to transport networks patent thumbnailSystem for collecting, analyzing, and transmitting information relevant to transport networks
When individual persons or vehicles move through a transportation network, they are likely to be both actively and passively creating information that reflects their location and current behavior. In this patent, we propose a system that makes complete use of this information.
Apple Inc.


 Passively cooled ion exchange column patent thumbnailPassively cooled ion exchange column
An ion exchange system includes an ion exchange column filled with ion exchange media and a passive cooling system. The passive cooling system includes a working fluid that transfers heat away from the ion exchange column.
Energysolutions, Llc


 Passively triggered wagering system patent thumbnailPassively triggered wagering system
An electronic gaming machine that provides passively triggered wagering is disclosed. In an entertainment game, passively actuated enabling elements are provided.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc


Media hub devices with passive monitoring of user devices and targeted media transmission through in-channel transmission or shifted channel transmission

Systems and methods associated with media hub devices are provided that passively monitor user devices and transmit targeted media through in-channel transmissions that use the same channel used to monitor the user devices, or shifted channel transmissions that are different than the channel used to monitor the user devices. For example, a media hub device may passively monitor customer devices by scanning a wireless communication channel and obtaining device identification information transmitted by a user device that communicates the device identification information via the wireless communication channel.
Catalina Marketing Corporation

Prism-based focal plane adjustment for thermal compensation in a lens assembly

To compensate for a focal plane shifting away from an image plane due to a temperature change, an integrated image sensor and lens assembly includes an optical component and an optics compensator including passively actuating elements. The passively actuating elements couple the optical component to the inner surface of the lens mount.
Gopro, Inc.

Spin stabilized aerial aircraft

A spin stabilized aircraft may include a plurality of wings that passively spin stabilize the aircraft, causing the apparatus to move in a direction opposite that of a wind source. The aircraft may also include two or more propulsive arms that actively stabilize the aircraft in absence of wind or a decrease in altitude..
The Aerospace Corporation

Prosthesis

A prosthesis with a lower limb attachment part, a foot part, a connection element with a joint function that connects the lower limb attachment part with the foot part, and a release device which can be brought into a locking position in which the foot part and the lower limb attachment part are connected to each other in a rotationally fixed manner at least relative to a dorsal extension movement, and into a release position in which the foot part can be rotated relative to the lower limb attachment part. The release device is designed to passively switch from the locking position into the release position when a variable which correlates to an ankle torque (m) in the connection element lies above a pre-set threshold..
Otto Bock Healthcare Gmbh

Implantable cardio-vascular flow streamliner

Embodiments herein provide an implantable flow streamliner for passively regulating blood streams in a tcpc subject. The implantable flow streamliner is configured to split a blood stream from an inferior vena cava (ivc) and a blood stream from a superior vena cava (svc), without a direct collision between the blood streams.
Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay

Compact miniature fire-extinguishing and/or fire-protection device

A fire-extinguishing or fire-protection device formed from a pressure vessel filled with a pressurized extinguishing medium. The device has an exit opening closed by a closure element which can be perforated by a perforation element.
Job Lizenz Gmbh & Co. Kg

Devices and methods for cooling microwave antennas

Devices and methods for cooling microwave antennas are disclosed herein. The cooling systems can be used with various types of microwave antennas.
Covidien Lp

Devices and methods for cooling microwave antennas

Devices and methods for cooling microwave antennas are disclosed herein. The cooling systems can be used with various types of microwave antennas.
Covidien Lp

Electric rocking mode damper

The invention relates to a new audio transducer for mobile devices, in particular a micro speaker for use in mobile phones, tablets, gaming devices, notebooks or similar devices, that comprises two figure-8 shaped coils to compensate tumbling passively or to detect and compensate actively rocking modes of the membrane along the two axes perpendicular to the axis of piston-wise movement of the membrane using a detection coil and a damping coil per axis. An amplifier may be used to amplify the detection signal in order to increase the damping effect.
Knowles Electronics (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Method and passively monitoring online video viewing and viewer behavior

Various user behaviors are passively monitored and recorded when a user/viewer interacts with a network video player, e.g. A web video player, while watching an online video clip.
Tubemogul, Inc.

Passive safety system for removing decay heat and passively increasing a coolant flow using the same

A passive safety system for removing decay heat from a nuclear power system may comprise a shroud structure and a heat generator that is within the shroud structure. A thermoelectric device may be disposed in thermal contact with the heat generator.
Ge-hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas Llc

Electromechanical gaming machine with a fixed ship

An electromechanical gaming machine that provides an entertainment game wherein a user controls the movement of a ship across a fixed plane. A passively actuated entertainment element allows for a user to trigger wagers through the use of an entertainment software engine.
Gamblit Gaming, Llc

Electronically controlled drawer slide locking for cabinets and hub for same

A locking system for a cabinet may include a plurality of hubs to pass signals from activation devices and for power distribution to locks controlling access to drawers and/or openings of the cabinet. The hubs may also pass signals between pairs of locks, for example for drawer slides used for drawers of the cabinets.
Accuride International Inc.

Semi-passive control of solidification in powdered materials

Disclosed herein are surface-functionalized powders which alter the solidification of the melted powders. Some variations provide a powdered material comprising a plurality of particles fabricated from a first material, wherein each of the particles has a particle surface area that is continuously or intermittently surface-functionalized with nanoparticles and/or microparticles selected to control solidification of the powdered material from a liquid state to a solid state.
Hrl Laboratories, Llc

Needle based helical coil safety device

The present disclosure describes anti-needle stick safety mechanism that is passively activated during the normal course of giving an injection. In one embodiment, the device includes a spring member coupled at a proximal end to a needle member and at a distal end to a needle cover.
Safety Syringes, Inc.

Platform device for passively distributed quantitative collective knowledge

For a platform device (100) located at a web-site and capable of forming a network with a plurality of id-detectable users or participants for gathering and processing items of information stored in each case in code-identifiable storage spaces (110) of a platform (100) assigned to a plurality of different topics by the users or participants, a passive automated distribution of information collected by the users or participants is enable in that the storage spaces (110) on the platform (100) are in each case formed by a dual unit duu, a dual unit duu comprising in each case a first storage space (111) that is assigned to a predefinable topic and provided with initial items of information (114) formulated by an initial participant and is not editable by any other individual user or participant and also a second storage space (112) assigned to the first storage space (111) and editable by any individual user or participant and construed for insertion, by the plurality of users or participants, of additional information (113) concerning the initial item of information (114) stored in the first storage space (111).. .

Low-friction and low-adhesion materials and coatings

Disclosed are materials that possess both low adhesion and the ability to absorb water. The material passively absorbs water from the atmosphere and then expels this water upon impact with debris, to create a self-cleaning layer.
Hrl Laboratories, Llc

Systems, methods, and arp mediation

An exemplary network controller may be configured to perform arp mediation through passively learning mac addresses on client sides and keeping track of ip/mac/attachment point associations, hijacking arp requests received by the core nodes through a packet_in operation or a redirection to other agents, injecting proxy arp replies that provide target mac information without the actual target being involved, and possibly programming the network nodes with the static arp responding rule for a specified duration.. .
Infinera Corporation

Connecting rod

A connecting rod for an engine is provided. The connecting rod includes a first connecting rod portion and a second connecting rod portion.
Caterpillar Inc.

Electromagnetic brake control circuitry for elevator application

A brake system for an elevator car includes a multiple of brake segments for deceleration of the elevator car and a brake control circuit operable to control operation of each of the multiple of brake segments to passively sequence activation of each of the multiple of brake segments.. .

Systems and methods for stroke detection

A stroke detection device includes a cell phone having a sensor adapted to sense a characteristic of the user of the cell phone. An app executed by the cell phone passively monitors the characteristic to determine if the user has experienced a stroke.
Stryker Corporation

Passive method to measure strength of turbulence

Disclosed is a method to passively measure and calculate the strength of turbulence via the index of refraction structure constant cn2 from video imagery gathered by an imaging device, such as a video camera. Processing may occur with any type computing device utilizing a processor executing machine executable code stored on memory.
National Security Technologies, Llc

System and communication management through analysis of recipient behavior and/or contact relationships

Systems and methods for aiding communication terminal users in the management of incoming call and/or message arrival notifications. In an embodiment, a method comprises receiving a notification associated with an invitation to establish a communication session between a communication originator and an intended recipient or to the availability, for retrieval and/or access, of a voice, text, or e-mail message.
Vonage Network Llc

Distributed saturation detection wireless network nodes

Systems methods and apparatus provide a temporal analysis framework that models how the ieee 802.11 mac mechanism wins transmission opportunities when nodes communicate data over a plurality of communication channels. At each node, data packets transmitted by adjacent remote nodes are captured for a predetermined time interval.
Dublin Institute Of Technology

Acoustic electronic device dock

Acoustic docks and methods of forming the same, as well as methods of amplifying sound are disclosed herein. An acoustic dock may include a surface having a recess.

Techniques for passively gleaning properties of computing entities

In response to communications between one or more given networks and one or more other networks, a network protection appliance discovers one or more computing resources of the one or more given networks from a plurality of protocol layers of the received communications. The network protection appliance also gleans properties of the one or more discovered computing resources of the one or more given networks from the plurality of protocol layers of the received communications.
A10 Networks, Incorporated

Auto-generation of notes and tasks from passive recording

Systems and methods, and computer-readable media bearing instructions for executing one or more actions associated with a predetermined feature detected in an ongoing content stream are presented. As the ongoing content stream is passively recorded, the content stream is monitored for any one of a plurality of predetermined features.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Door unlocking system and door unlocking method

An electronic key actively executes wireless communication following a keyless entry communication and passively executes wireless communication following a rfid communication. A vehicle control device is mounted on a vehicle and actively executes wireless communication following each of the keyless entry communication and rfid communication.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

System and high pressure, passive condensing of water from hydrogen in a reversible solid oxide fuel cell system

A method for passively removing water from a stream of hydrogen gas includes receiving a stream of hydrogen gas that is water-saturated, having an initial pressure below about 1 psig and an initial temperature above about 25° c., compressing the stream of hydrogen gas to an elevated pressure, chilling the compressed stream of hydrogen gas to a low temperature, and condensing water from the compressed and chilled stream of hydrogen gas until the water content of the stream of hydrogen gas is below about 100 ppm.. .
The Boeing Company

Platform device for passively distributed qualitative collective knowledge

In the case of a platform device (100) located at a web site and capable of forming a network with a plurality of id-detectable users or participants for the purpose of gathering and processing items of information stored in code-identifiable memory spaces (110) of a platform (100) assigned to a plurality of different topics by the users or participants, a passive automated distribution of information collected by the users or participants is made possible in that the memory spaces (110) on the platform (100) are each formed by a dual unit (duu), which dual unit (duu) comprises a first memory space (111) that is assigned to a predefinable topic and provided with initial items of information (114) which has been formulated by an initial participant but which are not editable by any other individual user or participant and a second memory space (112) assigned to the first memory space (111), which second memory space (112) is editable by any individual user or participant and is construed for the inclusion, by the plurality of users or participants, of information (113) additional to the initial information stored in the first memory space (111).. .

Pulsed laser and bioanalytic system

Apparatus and methods for producing ultrashort optical pulses are described. A high-power, solid-state, passively mode-locked laser can be manufactured in a compact module that can be incorporated into a portable instrument for biological or chemical analyses.
Quantum-si Incorporated

Oil-water separator

An oil-water separator for separating mixed density fluids, such as oil and water, oily sediment laden water and the like, as well as portable, in-tank and towable and anchorable boom containment systems kits and methods employing the same. The oil-water separator employs at least two oil-separation chambers operating in opposing but synergistic separation modes in parallel.
Pacific Petroleum Recovery Alaska, Llc

System and installing dental prostheses for passively influencing tongue position to reduce airway obstruction

A system and method of installing dental implants to treat obstructed airflow via passive repositioning of the tongue. The present method includes the steps of installing one or more implants between the teeth along the mucogingival junction, such that the implants extend into the oral cavity and make contact with the undersurface of the tongue when the tongue is in a resting position.

Molten-salt-heated indirect screw-type thermal processor

A body of heat transfer fluid circulates in a first loop through an indirect screw-type thermal processor, a rundown tank, a pump, a heater and a fill tank, continuously heating the processor. With the pump operating, a first vertical distance between the fill tank bottom and the processor under the influence of gravity sets a minimum fluid pressure at the processor; a stem pipe opening in the fill tank at a second vertical distance above the processor sets a maximum pressure.

Passive temperature controlled container

The disclosed technology includes a passive temperature controlled container for passively maintaining a specified temperature range in a storage chamber of the container for a predetermined amount of time. The passive temperature controlled container may be configured to have an inner pcm layer and an outer pcm layer, with an air chamber layer between the two pcm layers to allow for the free movement of air around all six sides of the container..
Inmark Global Holdings, Llc

Drive system for a motor vehicle

A motor vehicle drive system utilizing a flywheel for storing recaptured kinetic energy from a moving vehicle is described. Alternators mounted to the drive train generate electrical power from the passively spinning wheels of a moving vehicle.

Drive system for a motor vehicle

A motor vehicle drive system utilizing a flywheel for storing recaptured kinetic energy from a moving vehicle is described. Alternators mounted to the drive train generate electrical power from the passively spinning wheels of a moving vehicle.

Drive system for a motor vehicle

A motor vehicle drive system utilizing a flywheel for storing recaptured kinetic energy from a moving vehicle is described. Alternators mounted to the drive train generate electrical power from the passively spinning wheels of a moving vehicle.

Drive system for a motor vehicle

A motor vehicle drive system utilizing a flywheel for storing recaptured kinetic energy from a moving vehicle is described. Alternators mounted to the drive train generate electrical power from the passively spinning wheels of a moving vehicle.

Drive system for a motor vehicle

A motor vehicle drive system utilizing a flywheel for storing recaptured kinetic energy from a moving vehicle is described. Alternators mounted to the drive train generate electrical power from the passively spinning wheels of a moving vehicle.

Catheter with pre-formed geometry for body lumen access

Methods, apparatuses, and systems are described for accessing a body lumen for subsequent treatment thereof. Systems include a cannula configured to penetrate a wall of a body lumen and to passively transition to a nonlinear shape within the body lumen as an elongate member is withdrawn from the distal section of the cannula.
Covidien Lp



Passively topics:
  • Needle Shield
  • Information Management
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Computing Device
  • Mobile Computing
  • Authorization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Network Address
  • Aspiration
  • Medical Device
  • Subscriber
  • Notification
  • Network Server
  • Optical Fiber


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