|| List of recent Rounding-related patents
|Porous dealloyed electrodes|
An active implantable electrode includes a conductive substrate and a dealloyed metal on a surface of the conductive substrate such that an electrical voltage applied to the conductor is conducted through the conductive substrate and transferred from the dealloyed metal to surrounding biological tissues. A method for forming a dealloyed electrode is also provided..
|Dispenser for dispensing pharmaceutical liquids|
Dispenser for dispensing pharmaceutical liquid having a housing, a liquid reservoir, arranged within the housing, an exit opening, through which liquid is discharged into a surrounding atmosphere, an outlet channel connecting the liquid reservoir to the exit opening and having an outlet valve, openable in a pressure-dependent manner or actuatable manually, arranged in the outlet channel. With the valve closed, the outlet channel is subdivided into a first portion upstream of the outlet valve and a second portion downstream of the outlet valve.
|Personal care vaporizer device for the eye area of the face|
A personal care vaporizer device for the eye area of the face. A treatment chamber formed within the device will encircle the user's eyes and surrounding facial area when the device is positioned over the eye area of the face.
|Non-invasive or minimally invasive paraspinal and pre-aortic sympathetic ablation for the treatment of hypertension|
A system for treatment includes a focused ultrasound energy source for placement outside a patient, wherein the focused ultrasound energy source is configured to deliver ultrasound energy towards a blood vessel with a surrounding nerve that is a part of an autonomic nervous system inside the patient, and wherein the focused ultrasound energy source is configured to deliver the ultrasound energy from outside the patient to the nerve located inside the patient to treat the nerve.. .
The otoscope comprises a head portion (11) including a through-hole (24) extending continuously from a proximal end to a distal end along a viewing path and a speculum receptacle (14) tapering towards the distal end and surrounding the through-hole (24), wherein a speculum (50) is attachable to the speculum receptacle (14). Lens means (26) including at least one lens (36) is configured to be movable from a viewing position, in which the lens (36) is arranged in the viewing path, to a clearance position, in which the lens (36) is arranged outside the viewing path.
|Cavopulmonary viscous impeller assist device and method|
A bearingless and sealless rotary blood pump is disclosed which provides multidirectional flow intended to provide low-pressure, high-volume right-sided partial assist circulatory support in a univentricular fontan circulation on a permanent basis. The pump includes a housing and an impeller suspended in the center of the housing.
|Golf balls having dual cores made of polybutadiene rubber / ionomer blends|
A multi-piece golf ball comprising at least one component made of a polybutadiene rubber/ionomer resin blend is provided. The ball preferably contains a dual-core comprising an inner core and surrounding outer core layer.
|Electrical connector having a spring tab for contacting with an external cabinet|
An electrical connector (100) comprises an inslulative housing (2) and a shielding shell (8) surrounding the insulative housing. The inslulative housing includes a front wall (21) and a receptacle port (28, 29) extending along a front-to-back direction for insertion of a plug connector.
The present invention discloses an electrical connector that includes a front zinc-alloy shell and a rear zinc-alloy shell. The front zinc-alloy shell and the rear zinc-alloy shell are made from die casting.
|Thermocouple and thermocouple connector|
A connector that has a phase terminal, an earth terminal and an insulating body inside which the phase terminal is housed and on the outside of which the earth terminal is coupled. According to some embodiments the insulating body has at least one opening extending axially from an end of the insulating body.
|Pulsed dielectric etch process for in-situ metal hard mask shape control to enable void-free metallization|
An all-in-one trench-over-via etch wherein etching of a low-k material beneath a metal hard mask of titanium nitride containing material is carried out in alternating steps of (a) etching the low-k material while maintaining chuck temperature at about 45 to 80° c. And (b) metal hard mask rounding and ti-based residues removal while maintaining chuck temperature at about 90 to 130° c..
|Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same|
A semiconductor device includes: a contact hole formed over a structure including a conductive pattern; a contact plug formed in the contact hole; a first metal silicide film surrounding the contact plug; and a second metal silicide film formed over the contact plug.. .
|Floss device, a method of forming the floss device and a method of using the floss device|
A floss device is disclosed which is designed to be used to floss between adjacent teeth in a person's mouth. The floss device includes a first portion joined to a second portion.
|Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method|
In an immersion lithography apparatus in which immersion liquid is supplied to a localized space, the space is substantially polygonal in plan substantially parallel to the substrate. In an embodiment, two corners of the space have a radius of curvature no greater than the width of a transition zone between the space configured to contain liquid and a surrounding configured not to contain liquid..
A fuel cell has a membrane electrode assembly including an electrolyte membrane, catalyst layers disposed on both sides of the electrolyte membrane, and three or more layers of porous bodies disposed on a front surface side of the catalyst layer, a frame body surrounding an outer periphery of the electrolyte membrane, and a separator that partitions and forms a gas passage between the membrane electrode assembly and the separator. Extended portions are provided at an outer edge of a first porous body adjacent to the separator among the three layers of the porous bodies, and at an outer edge of a second porous body adjacent to the first porous body, respectively, so as to extend to be superimposed over the frame body.
|Packaging for cable-type secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery comprising the same|
The present disclosure relates to a packaging for a cable-type secondary battery, surrounding an electrode assembly in the cable-type secondary battery, the packaging having a moisture-blocking layer comprising sealant polymer layers on both outer surfaces of a moisture-blocking film and a moisture-blocking film disposed between the sealant polymer layers, wherein the moisture-blocking layer is a tube form surrounding the electrode assembly, and the sealant polymer layers in both ends of the moisture-blocking layer are overlapped and adhered with each other in a predetermined part. The packaging according to the present disclosure can be used in a cable-type secondary battery to block moisture from being infiltrated into an electrode assembly, thereby improving the life characteristics of the battery and preventing the deterioration of battery performances..
|Paper with improved stiffness and bulk and method for making same|
The invention provides a three layered reprographic paper having improved strength, stiffness and curl resistance properties, and a method for making same. The paper has a central core layer made largely of cellulose and bulked with a bulking agent such as a diamide salt.
|Hollow, composite-material rebar fabrication apparatus|
Apparatus possessing elongate, long-axially aligned componentry for making hollow, composite-material rebar including (a) a hollow mandrel disposed upstream in the apparatus, (b) a hollow pultrusion die circumsurrounding the mandrel for forming a composite-material hollow core in the space between it and the mandrel, and (c) a hollow, continuous-transfer-molding die spaced downstream from the pultrusion die, having a central long axis about which it is rotatable, operable to form, along the length of a core which has been formed in the pultrusion die, (1) an elongate, composite-material, core-circumsurrounding, hollow sleeve having an outer surface, and (2), unitarily with the sleeve, and in a manner distributed along the length of the sleeve's outer surface, an external-purchase-enhancing structure possessing radial-dimensionality.. .
|Bioactive substance-containing nanofibers and uses thereof|
An ultrafine fiber comprises a ceramic-based fibrous body and a biologically active substance encapsulated in the body, substantially encapsulated in the body, or surface-attached to the body. In an example, an ultrafine fiber comprises a core comprising a biologically active substance and a ceramic-based shell surrounding or substantially surrounding the core..
|Material such as film, fiber, woven and nonwoven fabric with adsorbancy|
Compositions that can be used to adsorb low concentration, of unwanted or target substances from a dynamic fluid stream or from an enclosed static vapor phase. Such adsorbency can be obtained with thermoplastic materials used in the form of bulk polymer or a film, fiber, web, woven fabric, non-woven fabric, sheet, packaging and other such structures including or surrounding the enclosed volume.
A blower device includes an axial flow fan having blades to blow air, and a fan shroud that includes a cylindrical portion surrounding an outer circumference of the fan at a distance from the outer circumference, and an air guiding portion guiding air drawn by the fan. The fan shroud includes a short end part shorter in distance to the outer circumference of the fan than another part in an outer end portion of the fan shroud, and a protruding end part provided at a position advanced in a rotational direction from the short end part, protruding upstream in a flow of the drawn air more than the fan and protruding outward of the air guiding portion.
|Underwater energy storage system and power station powered therewith|
An underwater energy storage system includes a tank for storing a compressed gas that is adapted to be stored underwater. The tank includes at least one water opening through which water from surrounding environment can flow into and out of the tank, and at least one gas opening through which the compressed gas is received.
|Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes an insertion entrance through which a toner container is inserted, and an entrance peripheral wall surrounding the insertion entrance and including an upper wall and a projecting bottom wall projecting beyond the upper wall to an upstream side in an insertion direction in which the toner container is inserted. The toner container includes a toner outlet in a substantially center portion of a bottom of the toner container in a width direction perpendicular to the insertion direction and a shutter to open and close the toner outlet.
|Method and apparatus for constructing map for mobile robot|
A method and apparatus for constructing a map for a mobile robot to be able to reduce a data amount and increase an approach speed. The method includes: searching for a plurality of feature data occupying an arbitrary space by scanning a surrounding environment of the mobile robot; performing quadtree segmentation on first feature data of the plurality of feature data to generate a plurality of first node information as a result of the quadtree segmentation; determining a position of second feature data of the plurality of feature data with respect to the first feature data; and performing a neighborhood moving algorithm for generating a plurality of second node information of the second feature data according to the position of second feature data by using the plurality of first node information..
|Hybrid indirect-drive/direct-drive target for inertial confinement fusion|
A hybrid indirect-drive/direct drive for inertial confinement fusion utilizing laser beams from a first direction and laser beams from a second direction including a central fusion fuel component; a first portion of a shell surrounding said central fusion fuel component, said first portion of a shell having a first thickness; a second portion of a shell surrounding said fusion fuel component, said second portion of a shell having a second thickness that is greater than said thickness of said first portion of a shell; and a hohlraum containing at least a portion of said fusion fuel component and at least a portion of said first portion of a shell; wherein said hohlraum is in a position relative to said first laser beam and to receive said first laser beam and produce x-rays that are directed to said first portion of a shell and said fusion fuel component; and wherein said fusion fuel component and said second portion of a shell are in a position relative to said second laser beam such that said second portion of a shell and said fusion fuel component receive said second laser beam.. .
|Intra prediction mode encoding/decoding method and apparatus|
Disclosed are an intra prediction mode encoding and decoding method, an image decoding device, and an image encoding device. The intra prediction mode decoding method comprises the steps of: deriving most probable modes (mpms) from surrounding prediction units adjacent to a current prediction unit; and deriving an intra prediction mode of the current prediction unit on the basis of an mpm flag indicating whether an mpm having the same prediction mode as the intra prediction mode of the current prediction unit exists among the derived mpms..
|Temperature sensor belt|
A temperature sensor belt includes at least one temperature sensor. The at least one temperature sensor is configured to provide an indication representative of a temperature of a workpiece.
|Method and control unit for activating at least one headlight of a vehicle using a traffic density|
A method for activating at least one headlight of a vehicle has: a step of ascertaining a traffic density from an item of information about road users in the surroundings of the vehicle; a step of determining a control parameter for controlling an emission characteristic of the headlight using the ascertained traffic density; and a step of providing the control command for controlling an emission characteristic of the headlight using the control parameter.. .
|Anti-emi shielding assembly and electronic device using the same|
An exemplary shielding assembly includes a printed circuit board (pcb) and a shielding case. The pcb includes a sensitive circuit and a grounding layer.
A rotating device comprises: a rotor comprising: a hub on which a magnetic recording disk is to be mounted; a shaft extending along a rotational axis of the hub, one side of the shaft being fixed to the hub; a flange surrounding the other side of the shaft, the flange being fixed to the shaft; and a shaft support member surrounding the shaft and rotatably supporting the shaft. A lubricant agent is interposed between the shaft and the shaft support member.
|Image pickup apparatus, and image correction method|
To provide an image pickup apparatus which enables acquisition, by a simple configuration, of a natural image of a dark place or the like at the time of image pickup in a dark environment by eliminating an influence from the surrounding environmental light, an image pickup apparatus of the invention includes an image pickup section for picking up an image of an object and acquiring an image signal, an accumulation section for sequentially accumulating outputs from the image pickup section, a display section for visibly displaying an accumulated image signal of the accumulation section, a position identification section for identifying a position specified on an image displayed on the display section; and a correction section for performing an image correction process on the accumulated image signal of the accumulation section according to an identification result of the position identification section.. .
A passenger counter that counts the number of persons who get on/off a vehicle comprising an imaging unit 2 installed at an inside of a vehicle platform; a setting unit 31 configured to set an inner area i corresponding to a passage inside the vehicle, one outer areas b surrounding the inner area i and inside the vehicle and other outer area a surrounding the inner area i and outside the vehicle; and a count determination unit 35 configured to count the number of persons who move from one outer area a(b) to the other outer area b(a) through the inner area i while a door of the platform is opened, not to count the number of persons while the door is closed, and to perform processing of determining a person existing in the inner area i when the opened (closed) door is closed (opened) to be counted.. .
|Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program|
An information processing apparatus is communicatively connected to a plurality of image sensors that capture images of surroundings of a control target device which is to be a target of power controlling. The information processing apparatus includes an attribute information generation unit and a management unit.
|Vehicle vision system with customized display|
A vehicle vision system includes a plurality of cameras having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. A processor is operable to process image data captured by the cameras and to generate images of the environment surrounding the vehicle.
|Salient control element and mobile device with salient control element|
A salient control element for a mobile device comprises at least one button actuatable by a user to execute a mobile device function. The button has at least a first active state in which the button is extended or retracted relative to a surrounding surface and a second inactive state in which the button is substantially flush with the surrounding surface.
|Pixel matrix, touch display device and drving method thereof|
A pixel matrix including a first substrate, a plurality of pixel structures, a first electrode set and a common electrode is provided. The pixel structures are disposed on the first substrate in an array arrangement.
|Passive detection of unauthorized electronic devices using wafer scale beam forming|
Systems and methods for screening, where a subject walks through or in front of a passive detector (or scanning unit) to be screened for possession of unauthorized electronics devices, provide for detecting and monitoring electronics systems not authorized to be used in secure areas. By focusing a very narrow beam width antenna array, individuals can be screened who may have concealed electronics devices that can pose danger to the surroundings.
|Hygiene monitoring and management system and method|
A real time locating system (rtls) hygiene management and monitoring system for individuals and companies to manage and monitor the hygiene of their surroundings. In some embodiments of the invention, rtls is used to monitor and manage cleanliness of rooms and surfaces and the location of cleaning supplies and cleaning personnel.
|High voltage electro inductive swivel|
Power swivel for transmitting electrical power from a first terminal to a second terminal, includes a central part with a huh and an outer ring of a magnetic material, coaxial with and surrounding the hub, the outer ring and central part being rotatable relative to one another around a vertical axis, at least two radial arms of a magnetic material projecting from the hub or from the outer ring, adjacent arms being spaced-apart, each arm carrying a conductor wound around the arm to form a coil for generating a magnetic flux along a radial flux path through the arm, the conductors being connected to the first terminal, wherein the outer ring or the hub has a cylindrical surface at close proximity to free ends of the arms, a plurality of axially extending conductors being distributed along the circumference of the outer ring or hub at or near the cylindrical surface.. .
|Multiple channel nuclear magnetic resonance coil|
A multi-channel nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) coil operating at a resonance frequency includes a plurality of unit loops disposed upon a cylindrical surface of a coil body and surrounding the coil body as a closed nmr coil; and a plurality of inter-loop capacitors configured to connect adjacent unit loops respectively, wherein each unit loop comprises a signal channel and further comprises a pair of vertical conducting parts parallel to a cylindrical axis of the coil body, each vertical conducting part comprising an inductor and a first capacitor connected in serial; and a pair of horizontal conducting parts perpendicular to the cylindrical axis of the coil body, at least one horizontal conducting part comprising a second capacitor; and the inter-loop capacitor connects two respective horizontal conducting parts of adjacent unit loops disposed on a same side to eliminate coupling between signal channels of adjacent unit loops.. .
|Bushings, sealing devices, tubing, and methods of installing tubing|
One aspect of the invention provides a bushing including a first annular internal rib adapted and configured to engage a corrugation valley of corrugated tubing and a second annular internal rib adapted and configured to press against a conductive layer surrounding the corrugated tubing. The second annular internal protrusion has a rounded, substantially non-piercing profile.
|Insulated concrete battery mold, insulated passive concrete curing system, accelerated concrete curing apparatus and method of using same|
The invention comprises a concrete form. The concrete form comprises a first mold for concrete and a second mold for concrete, the first and second molds being in thermal communication with each other.
|Shallow trench isolation|
A shallow trench isolation (sti) and method of forming the same is provided. The sti structure includes an upper insulating portion and a lower insulating portion, where the lower insulating portion includes a first insulator and an insulating layer surrounding the first insulator, the upper insulating portion includes a second insulator and a buffer layer surrounding the second insulator.
|High voltage device|
A method of forming a device is disclosed. The method includes providing a substrate having a device region.
A semiconductor device includes at least one channel layer, insulating layers stacked on top of one another while surrounding the at least one channel layer, first grooves and second grooves alternately interposed between the insulating layers, wherein the first groves have a greater width than the second grooves having a second width, and conductive layers formed in the first grooves.. .
|Topside structures for an insulated gate bipolar transistor (igbt) device to achieve improved device perforemances|
This invention discloses an insulated gate bipolar transistor (igbt) device formed in a semiconductor substrate. The igbt device has a split-shielded trench gate that includes an upper gate segment and a lower shield segment.
An image sensor including a plurality of sensing pixels, a plurality of micro-lenses disposed on the sensing pixels and a plurality of first light distributing elements disposed between the sensing pixels and the micro-lenses is provided. Each of the first light distributing elements includes a first refractive index pattern and a second refractive index pattern surrounding the first refractive index pattern.
|Fishing line reel with rapid line payout|
A reel for fishing line or the like provides for extremely rapid payout by releasing the line to unwind by sliding rapidly around a guide surrounding the line spool and by rotation of the line spool itself. A lever controls a line guide preventing sliding of the fishing line around the guide and providing controllable friction and locking of rotation of the line spool only when actuated by the user to permit retraction of the line or controlled tensioning of the line..
|Liquid-liquid contacting tray with concentric inlet and outlet weirs|
Disclosed is a liquid-liquid contacting tray, including: (i) a liquid-liquid contacting deck having a first side and a opposite second side, the deck comprising a perforated tray material; (ii) an outlet weir extending vertically from the first side of the contacting deck, the outlet weir defining an interior space of the outlet weir; (iii) an inlet weir extending vertically from the first side of the contacting deck, the inlet weir surrounding the outlet weir; and (iv) a tubular downcomer having a first end and a second end, the first end being in fluid communication with the interior space of the outlet weir, the downcomer extending away from the second side of the liquid-liquid contacting deck.. .
|Locking golf bag|
An insert for a golf bag having a generally open top and a generally closed bottom includes a golf club supporting structure in the bag. The insert also includes a compartment for each club.
|Sample-retainable biosensor test strip|
A biosensor test strip includes: a first working electrode and a second working electrode formed on a base plate, having the second working electrode circumferentially surrounding the first working electrode to define a reaction pool within the second working electrode having a biological reagent provided in the reaction pool. Upon feeding a liquid sample of a user or patient into the reaction pool, the liquid sample will be well retained in the reaction pool to be reacted with the reagent to produce a signal which is then converted to be a readable data as displayed on a measurement apparatus or meter..
|Carrier substrate and manufacturing method thereof|
A carrier substrate includes an insulation layer, conductive towers and a circuit structure layer. A diameter of each of the conductive towers is increased gradually from a top surface to a bottom surface, and the conductive towers include first conductive towers and second conductive towers surrounding the first conductive towers.
|Annular barrier with an expansion detection device|
The present invention relates to an annular barrier (1) to be expanded in an annulus (2) between a well tubular structure and an inside wall (4) of a borehole (5) downhole, comprising a tubular part for mounting as part of the well tubular structure, said tubular part (6) having a longitudinal axis; an expandable sleeve (7) surrounding the tubular part and having an outer face (8), each end (9, 10) of the expandable sleeve being fastened to the tubular part by means of a connection part (12), where one of the connection parts is a sliding connection part sliding in relation to the tubular part when the expandable sleeve is expanded; an annular barrier space (13) between the tubular part and the expandable sleeve; an aperture (11) in the tubular part for letting fluid into the annular barrier space to expand the sleeve; and an activatable shut-off valve (14) having an open and a closed position and arranged in the aperture, wherein the annular barrier further comprises a detection device (20) for detecting when the expandable sleeve has been expanded into a contact position, and wherein the detection device is adapted to provide a signal to activate the shut-off valve to bring the shut-off valve from the open to the closed position when detecting that the expandable sleeve is in the contact position. Furthermore, the invention relates to a downhole system comprising a plurality of annular barriers according to the invention and to a method for expanding an annular barrier..
|Extreme environment heat exchanger|
The heat exchanger (10) includes a ceramic matrix composite (12) (stable at temperatures up to 1,650° c.) surrounding and defining a hot fluid conduit (14). A hardenable material (18) having a high thermal conductivity is formed into a heat transfer layer (16) surrounding the ceramic matrix composite (12).
|Hollow, composite-material rebar fabrication methodology|
A method of making an elongate, composite-material, hollow rebar structure including (a) forming an elongate, composite-material, hollow core, (b) in association with such forming, preparing along the core's length an elongate, composite-material, core-circumsurrounding, hollow sleeve having inner and outer surfaces, (c) in association with such preparing, creating, unitarily with the sleeve, and in a manner distributed along the length of the sleeve's outer surface, an external-purchase-enhancing structure possessing radial-dimensionality, and (d) bonding the inner surface of the sleeve to the outer surface of the core.. .
|Flexible solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same|
Disclosed are a flexible solar cell apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The flexible solar cell apparatus includes a support substrate including an internal region and an outer region surrounding the internal region, a plurality of solar cells on the internal region, and a protective layer on the outer region and the solar cells.
|Solar cell module and edge tape usable with the same|
Discussed is a solar cell module including a solar cell panel, and a tape shaped sealing member surrounding an edge of the solar cell panel. The sealing member contains at least one of silicone and polyolefin..
|Three component bullet with core retention feature and method of manufacturing the bullet|
A three component bullet with a core retention feature and a method of forming the bullet is described. The bullet can include a jacket surrounding a core and a locking band disposed around a circumference of the jacket and the core.
A food processor includes: a housing; a rotary processing body having a conical upper part and a lower part, the conical upper part being formed with a blade protruding therefrom, the lower part having an annular radial wall and an upright surrounding wall, the annular radial wall cooperating with the housing to define a processing clearance and being formed with first processing ribs that protrude therefrom into the processing clearance; and an annular filter cooperating with the upright surrounding wall to define a processing gap. The upright surrounding wall is formed with second processing ribs that protrude therefrom into the processing gap..
|Firearm action and gas system|
A rifle in a bullpup configuration is provided, comprising a receiver having a trigger assembly and a magazine well, and a barrel having a barrel extension attached to the receiver. A gas assist system is attached to the barrel, including a gas housing surrounding the barrel and having an annular expansion chamber, and an annular gas piston slidably disposed within the gas housing.
|Groundable pipe cutter|
A groundable pipe cutter having an electrically conductive blade and a grounding terminal for attachment to an electrical ground to prevent accidental sparking when cutting a pipe.. .
|Measuring transducer as well as measuring system formed therewith|
A measuring transducer comprises at least one measuring tube for carrying a flowing medium as well as a transducer housing mechanically coupled with the at least one measuring tube. The transducer housing includes: an inner shell forming a cavity accommodating the at least one measuring tube; and an outer cladding formed at least partially by means of yarn, namely cladding placed outside of the cavity and surrounding the inner shell..
A cam lock includes a cylindrical lock body with a flange extending radially from the distal end to be glued to a surface surrounding a mounting hole. The lock body has a bore extending axially, with an interior shoulder extending radially inwardly at the distal end.
|Turbine engine shutdown temperature control system with an elongated ejector|
A turbine engine shutdown temperature control system configured to foster consistent air temperature within cavities surrounding compressor and turbine blade assemblies to eliminate turbine and compressor blade tip rub during warm restarts of gas turbine engines is disclosed. The turbine engine shutdown temperature control system may include one or more casing temperature control housings extending along an inner surface of a casing at an outer diameter of the casing and at an upper side region of the casing.
|Scavenge tube arrangement; gas liquid separator filter assembly; and methods|
A scavenge tube is slidably attached to either a filter head housing or a liquid return port in a wall of a vessel. The scavenge tube can be slidably positioned to ensure that the tube is oriented within the area where the collected liquid will pool.
|Hazardous-rated exit sign and floodlights|
An exit sign includes an explosion-proof housing having a first chamber and a second chamber within the housing separated by a divider wall, a bottom plate attached to said housing and defining an interface between said housing and said bottom plate, and a window, disposed in said bottom plate, containing a clear glass or plastic window pane and located proximate to said first chamber of said housing, wherein a volume of said first chamber, a housing wall thickness surrounding said first chamber, a divider wall thickness, and a window pane thickness are arranged and designed according to an expected internal explosion pressure within said first chamber, and wherein a volume of said second chamber, a housing wall thickness surrounding said second chamber, and a divider wall thickness are arranged and designed according to an expected internal explosion pressure within said second chamber. The exit sign includes a generally planar sign panel coupled to said housing at said window, an indicium disposed on said sign panel, a plurality of light emitting diodes disposed within said second chamber of said housing and directed to shine light through said window into said sign panel, and at least one floodlight comprising one or more light emitting diodes directed to illuminate a region in proximity with said exit sign..
|Method of fabricating a package substrate|
A method of fabricating a package substrate includes: preparing a base substrate; forming a metal material layer surrounding an entire surface of the base substrate; forming sacrificial patterns on partial regions of the base substrate on which the metal material layer is formed; forming pads contacting lateral surfaces of the sacrificial patterns; forming a gold plating layer on upper surfaces of the pads; and removing the sacrificial patterns and removing portions of the metal material layer to form a conductive layer that remains on partial regions so as to contact lower surfaces of the pads.. .
|Methods and apparatus for producing nonwoven fibrous webs|
Methods and apparatus including a chamber having a substantially open lower end positioned above a collector surface, at least one fiber inlet positioned above the lower end, a first multiplicity of rollers positioned within the chamber wherein each roller has a multiplicity of projections extending outwardly from a circumferential surface surrounding a center axis of rotation, a second multiplicity of rollers positioned within the chamber above the first multiplicity of rollers wherein each of the second multiplicity of rollers has a multiplicity of projections extending outwardly from a circumferential surface surrounding a center axis of rotation, the second multiplicity of rollers positioned so at least a portion of the projections extending outwardly from the circumferential surfaces of each of the second multiplicity of rollers vertically overlaps with at least a portion of the projections extending outwardly from the circumferential surface of at least one of the first multiplicity of rollers.. .
|Ski goggles with means for adjusting the fit of the nasal support region|
A protective mask for sports use, in particular for skiing disciplines, comprises a front frame for the retention of at least one lens, a nasal support element extending along the perimetral profile of the frame in the nasal region, and also capable of surrounding with bearing contact the nasal region when the mask is worn on the face, the fit of the nasal support element being adjusted, by adaptation of the frame to the shape of the face in the nasal support region. The support element is structurally independent of the front frame and at least one appendage is mounted to be rotatable on the front frame, at the nasal support region, about an axis of rotation and also acting on the nasal support element, in order to displace the support relative to the front frame, the at least one appendage being reversibly locked in a selected angular position relative to the frame, about the axis, so as to improve the adaptation of the nasal support element to the shape of the nasal region of the face..
|Temporary applications for mobile devices|
Various embodiments relate to a cloud-based temporary app management system. In one aspect of the invention, a cloud service provides a temporary app from a vendor.
|Fast computation of products by dyadic fractions with sign-symmetric rounding errors|
A product of an integer value and an irrational value may be determined by a sign-symmetric algorithm. A process may determine possible algorithms that minimize metrics such as mean asymmetry, mean error, variance of error, and magnitude of error.
|Method for detecting an imminent rollover of a vehicle|
A method and a device for detecting an imminent rollover of a vehicle. The method comprises taking a series of images of the surroundings of the vehicle, in particular of the road ahead, with a camera; determining and tracking point features in the series of images; eliminating point features which are located on objects that move relative to the stationary surroundings of the vehicle; and computing at least one parameter of the rotational movement of the camera (roll, pitch and/or yaw rate) taking into account the remaining point features..
|Human safety provision in mobile automation environments|
A computer-implemented system and method for operating mobile automated workstations in a workspace including a workpiece is disclosed. A computer device defines an exclusionary volume having an outer exclusionary surface at least partially surrounding a mobile workstation that is operably disposed in the workspace.
|Systems and methods for safe compliant insertion and hybrid force/motion telemanipulation of continuum robots|
Methods and systems are described for controlling movement of a continuum robot that includes a plurality of independently controlled segments along the length of the continuum robot. The continuum robot is inserted into a cavity of unknown dimensions or shape.
|Patent foramen ovale (pfo) closure device with radial and circumferential support|
The present invention provides a device for occluding an anatomical aperture, such as a septal defect or patent foramen ovale (pfo). The occluder includes two sides connected by an intermediate joint.
The invention relates to an application probe in which the probe is used to apply radiofrequency alternating current to surrounding tissue, wherein the application probe includes a shank with a distal shank part, which has shank longitudinal sections movable relative to one another. The distal shank part formed thus can be pliable in a first state, as a result of which the application probe can be guided to the application location thereof through an endoscope.
|Systems and methods for treating human joints|
A brace includes a closed loop feedback system that provides electrical muscle stimulation (ems) to a joint of a human patient in response to feedback from the joint and surrounding muscles. In one aspect, a brace for treating a human joint of a patient is provided.
|Specimen observation, collection, storage and preservation devices and methods of use|
The devices and methods taught in this disclosure are directed to facilitate the observation, collection, transportation, storage, and preservation of specimens possibly containing dna, said specimens potentially constituting evidence of sexual assault. The devices and methods described further allow for a means of minimizing the possibility of specimen contamination, dilution, or degradation during the collection and storage processes.