|| List of recent Sit-related patents
|Detecting unauthorised changes to website content|
Methods, apparatus, systems are provided for use in detecting unauthorised changes to websites of web operators. Authorised content policy sets for each of a multiplicity of websites from web operators are collected and stored.
|Bi-directional communication over a one-way link|
Apparatus for communication includes a single one-way link, which is physically capable of carrying the communication signals in one direction and incapable of carrying the communication signals in the opposite direction. Ancillary circuitry is coupled so as to cause the single one-way link to convey both first communication signals from a first station to a second station and second communication signals from the second station to the first station..
|Providing access to registered-user website|
A first interface is transmitted from the server computer system to a user computer system, the first interface having a field for entering a mobile telephone number. A mobile phone number entered into the field for the mobile phone number is received from the user computer system at the server computer system.
|Login via near field communication with automatically generated login information|
Methods and devices for nfc tap login with automatically-generated login information are disclosed. A user can launch a browser application and log in a desired website without having to enter the user's username and password.
|Nextdoor neighborhood social network method, apparatus, and system|
A method and system an online neighborhood social network designed to create private websites to facilitate communication among neighbors and build stronger neighborhoods. The private websites are embodied in a website having a domain name of nextdoor.com.
|Method and system for allowing access to a protected part of a web application|
The present invention relates to a system and method for allowing access to a protected part of a web application, comprising providing a data carrier with a unique stored carrier-id and a stored personal property, providing a reader for the data carrier and a reader for reading a personal property, visiting a web application, the web application which can be identified by a web application-id, issuing a session-id for the visit, reading the personal property by means of the reader, comparing the read personal property with the stored personal property, sending the combination of the session-id and the web application-id to the validating authority when the personal properties match, sending an access permission notification back to the web application by the validating authority when the session-id and web application-id properties match and allowing access to the protected part of the website based on the access permission notification.. .
|Disk conveying device|
Provided is a disk conveying device including a conveying mechanism configured to convey a disk-like recording medium inside and outside a disk cartridge including a plurality of holding grooves into which both end portions of the disk-like recording medium positioned at opposite sides with a center hole interposed therebetween are inserted, the plurality of holding grooves being formed in a line in a thickness direction of the disk-like recording medium, and a discharge lever configured to press an outer circumferential surface of the disk-like recording medium to the disk cartridge side when the disk-like recording medium is conveyed by the conveying mechanism.. .
|Optimized deployment of data services on the cloud|
Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for providing on-demand data services. In some implementations, actions include receiving a request for execution of a data services job, the data services job including interactions between at least one of a plurality of applications hosted on a cloud platform and a plurality of application components within an application hosted on the cloud platform, each application including one or more application schemas, each application schema only being accessible by a respective application component, in response to the request, retrieving the data services job from a job repository, scheduling execution of the data services job by a virtual machine (vm) of a plurality of vms, the vm being stateless and providing interaction between the at least one of the plurality of applications and the plurality of application components, and executing the data service job using the vm..
|System and method for creating variants in a test database during various test stages|
System and methods for creating one or more variants of test data during various test stages are disclosed. The system and methods facilitate a user to create a primary variant for test data and to store the primary variant of the test data in a test data variant repository.
|Parallax scrolling of multiple information panels in a graphical user interface|
A method and a device are disclosed including a parallax graphical user interface (gui) software component configured to allow automatic, parallax-type, smooth movement of multiple information panels out of user's view when focus is placed on one of the multiple information panels and the focus information panel is scrolled. When the user scrolls in the opposite direction, the non-focus panels reappear smoothly and automatically and the original user view before scrolling is restored.
|Metadata templates for electronic healthcare documents|
A computing device according to one example embodiment includes one or more processing devices configured to display an interface to a user for entry of metadata values and identification of corresponding metadata fields, to create a metadata template from entered metadata values and identified corresponding metadata fields, and to store the created metadata template as default metadata for a non-dicom electronic healthcare document to be submitted to an electronic repository.. .
|Browser dialogue box wrapper|
The subject technology provides an overlay for providing contextual information (e.g., instructions) to assist a user in interacting with a dialog box. The subject technology initially detects a click event (e.g., mouse click, touch input, voice input, etc.) that activates the aforementioned dialog box, and then renders an overlay providing contextual information for responding to the dialog box.
|User interfaces for presentation of audio/video streams|
Embodiments are described for a user interface presenting audio and/or video streams. In some embodiments, a request to increase a size of a first user interface element from a plurality of user interface elements displayed within a user interface on a display is received from a video conference participant's device, at least one numerical representation for dimensions of the user interface display area for each of a plurality of potential layouts for at least a portion of the plurality of user interface elements is calculated to satisfy the request, a video conference system determines a new layout from the one or more potential layouts to accommodate the request by performing at least one comparison between a numerical representation for a potential layout and each remaining numerical representation for a potential layout from the plurality, the new layout comprising at least one of a video quality adjustment of one or more user interface elements, a rearrangement of one or more user interface elements into different sizes and positions, and an elimination of a user interface element from the user interface, and a media server for the video conference apportions bandwidth for one or more video data streams from the composite in accordance with the new layout to be received by the video conference participant's device..
|Commerce oriented uniform resource locater (url) shortener|
A uniform resource locator (url) shortener relies on client-side support to embed links to websites into, for example, text messages, emails, tweets, or other forms of microblogging, and that provides additional capabilities. A method may include: recognizing a token indicator; recognizing a token in conjunction with the token indicator; selecting a template corresponding to the token indicator; and executing a process enabled according to the token and the template.
|Device-independent validation of website elements|
|System and method for modifying links within a web site|
Methods for managing an interactive system, such as a web site, are disclosed. An interactive system can comprise a plurality of states, and a first structure of the interactive system can be defined by transitional links between those states.
|Allocating internet protocol (ip) addresses to nodes in communications networks which use integrated is-is|
Previously it has only been possible to allocate unique internet protocol (ip) addresses to nodes in open systems interconnection (osi) communications networks such as those using integrated is-is, by manual configuration. This is time consuming and expensive because an operator must travel to the site of the node.
|Dynamically affinitizing users to a version of a website|
Systems and methods for providing user's access to a particular version of an electronic resource (e.g., a website, web resource or the like) where versions of such electronic resources are stored across a set of servers are disclosed. In one embodiment, user's requests may be received—either requesting a particular version or as an unversioned request.
|Content display monitor|
The invention can enable monitoring of the display of content by a computer system. Moreover, the invention can enable monitoring of the displayed content to produce monitoring information from which conclusions may be deduced regarding the observation of the displayed content by an observer.
|Method for rendering a multimedia asset, a related system, media client and related media server|
The present invention relates to a method, system, and related media client and media server for rendering/playing a media asset by a media client where the media asset is provided/streamed by a media server. The media client being coupled to the media server over a communications network.
|Website server request rerouting|
In one embodiment, a server administrator 122 for a website server 120 may inspect an initial website request to determine if a dormant website 128 is to be brought out of dormant website storage 126. A request queue 308 may hold an initial website request for a website in an inspection stage 430 at a website server 120.
|Methods and apparatus for user interface navigation|
Methods and apparatus for user interface navigation may facilitate altering the output of a user interface in response to a predetermined action. Methods and apparatus for user interface navigation may cause a user interface presenting a first resource to present a static and/or dynamically created landing resource upon a user performing a predetermined action.
|Automatic worm-retention state transitions|
Example embodiments relate to automatic worm-retention state transitions. In example embodiments, a storage computing device may detect a request to access, via a file system, a file that is associated with a first retention state.
|Heterogeneous data management methodology and system|
A system for storing and processing heterogeneous data comprises a common data layer configured to manage and store abstracted data using a standard relational database, the common data layer comprises a template repository storing a plurality of data-logic templates and user data. The system further includes a data abstraction layer comprising rules for processing user data and handling a user-interface, an intelligence layer comprises context sensitive processing logic of user inputs and data from the data abstraction layer according to the data-logic templates, and a user interface layer configured to present the processed data and capture user inputs for the system..
|Identification of points in a user web journey where the user is more likely to accept an offer for interactive assistance|
Points in a user's website journey at which an invitation for an interactive session may be offered to users, e.g. Those points at which an invitation made to a user may have a higher propensity to be accepted by the user, are identified.
|Metadata templates for electronic healthcare documents|
A method of creating a metadata template for a non-dicom electronic healthcare document to be submitted to an electronic repository according to one example embodiment includes creating the metadata template from received metadata values and identified corresponding metadata fields. The created metadata template is stored as default metadata for the non-dicom electronic healthcare document to be submitted to the electronic repository..
|Systems and methods for combined search and content creation|
Methods and apparatuses for search and content creation. A partial input is received via a user interface of an electronic computing device.
|System and method for providing mobile websites|
A system and method is provided that enables a business to purchase a generic, but unique, kit containing one or more signs, with a machine readable medium. The computer readable medium stores information relating to a unique web address of a configurable web site landing page.
|Distributed collaborative environment definition system and method|
Disclosed is a system and method for generating a reusable virtual environment item to be integrated into a visual computer simulation wherein the reusable virtual environment item is generated using data gathered from a plurality of developers, wherein the system comprises a centralized knowledge management module, a plurality of distributed workspaces, a content repository, and a content production tool.. .
|Managing online and offline interactions between recruiters and job seekers|
Systems and methods for managing interactions between users to allow for a more effective online employment process are disclosed. In an aspect, the system includes a portal containing various databases and allows employers and prospective employees to create profiles, create and search for job postings, and create and take exams and interviews.
|Online purchase processing system and method|
A system and method to use quick response (qr) codes encoded with merchant website t identification codes and session guid to register a user or code scanner with a merchant server, login the user or code scanner with the merchant server, and complete a purchase of an item or service within a virtual shopping cart of the merchant server. A code scanner can scan a qr code displayed on a device connected to the interne.
|Recovery of declined transactions|
Systems and methods for facilitating a purchase are described. When a payment processor declines a transaction, an error code is sent to a merchant.
|System and method for payment on call in a networked environment|
A computer-implemented method and system is disclosed in which a network-based e-commerce environment includes a merchant site to receive a voice call associated with a purchase transaction from a consumer, generate a payment request corresponding to the consumer purchase transaction in response to receiving the voice call, send the payment request to a payment site, and receive confirmation from the payment site that payment for the consumer purchase transaction has been received.. .
|Buyer-seller property match mailer notification method|
The invention disclosed herein is a method for informing uncommitted potential property owners that a buyer is potentially interested in purchasing a property with similar features as those possessed by the owner's property. The inventive method matches buyers interested in purchasing a property, such as a home, with prospective sellers that may be interested in selling their respective properties, via a web-based service maintained through a service provider.
|Self-adjusting seller zones|
According to various embodiments, a first group of potential buyers of a product item is identified, and an item listing for sale of the product item is posted on a marketplace website, wherein the item listing being viewable by the first group of potential buyers. Thereafter, if it is determined that the product item has been purchased by at least one member of the first group within a predetermined time interval, the item listing is closed.
|System and method for providing electronic multi-merchant gift registry services over a distributed network|
An online gift registry service provides registration of information for a gift registrant and allows access to the registry by potential gift giver users. In addition, users can tag items of interest at participating service provider (sp) sites and the sp sites will register these items with the gift registry service on the user's behalf.
|Computer-implemented souvenir generation system and method|
A computer-implemented souvenir generation system automatically generates a customizable souvenir document by seamlessly gathering information based on a traveler's own experience. The computer-implemented souvenir generation system may include a souvenir repository, a souvenir customization module that generates customization data and a souvenir delivery module.
|E-commerce advertising method with dynamic bid decrease and concealed bid time frame|
An e-commerce advertising method is provided with creating an e-commerce advertising website having web pages each including a product and service advertising region and a promotional product bidding region. The promotional product bidding region includes a graphical and textual overview of a promotional product, a supplier hyperlink, and a predetermined bid displayed in the promotional product bidding region, and a bid time frame of the promotional product is set.
|Virtual business process|
A virtual process system includes a processor, a first physical business process coupled to the processor, and a second physical business process coupled to the processor. The processor is configured to execute a virtual business process according to a virtual business process definition.
|Method and system for determining item specific user interest|
A method for determining item specific user interest includes rendering a tag on top of a content item of a website, activating an e-commerce application from the tag related to the content item, and rendering a second item related to the content item on the e-commerce application. The method also includes monitoring one or more actions performed by the user related to the item on the e-commerce application.
|Method and system of construction project management|
A method of construction project management is disclosed. In one embodiment, parameters of a construction project design are provided to an asset at a construction site.
|System for implementing a travel network with trip planning and social media capabilities|
A system and methodology through which users can access various features and functionality relative to travel and collaborative and informational aspects thereof. This functionality is accessed through a website available to users through various devices such as tablets, pcs, laptops, smartphones and other similar devices.
|Systems and methods to promote computerized insurance premium quotes for losses suffered by crowd funding website subscribers|
A system and method for selling insurance products through crowdfunding websites is described. The system and method allow a provider to sell insurance products covering the risk of loss to a crowdfunding website subscriber, either directly or through a broker or aggregator, whereby a single gui is used for the insurance and pledge or investment and the customer only has to enter their personal details once..
|Module and system for medical information management|
A computer module for managing medical information is described. Aspects of the invention provide a “binding” or association process for mapping information from a patient, including at the bedside, to medical devices and/or locations containing medical devices.
|Electronic health records in clinical trials|
A method for collecting self-reported data from an individual for use in a clinical trial is provided. The method includes providing a web site allowing the individual to store, organize, and access personal health records associated with the individual and sharing selected personal health records associated with the individual with a clinical trial sponsor.
|Automated health data acquisition, processing and communication system|
A unique health score computation method is disclosed which masks underlying health statistics, yet provides a benchmark for a variety of applications. A system and method for collecting health related information, processing the information into a composite numerical value, and publishing the value is provided.
|Cross-enterprise electronic healthcare document sharing|
A computer system according to one example embodiment includes a web service interface configured to receive a non-dicom electronic healthcare document and metadata associated with the non-dicom electronic healthcare document, to convert the electronic healthcare document from an object format of the web service interface to xds object format, and to submit the converted electronic healthcare document to an electronic repository and the associated metadata to an electronic registry.. .
|Cross-enterprise electronic healthcare document sharing|
A method of submitting a non-dicom electronic healthcare document to an electronic repository according to another example embodiment includes receiving, at a web service interface, the non-dicom electronic healthcare document to be submitted and metadata associated with the non-dicom electronic healthcare document. The electronic healthcare document is converted from an object format of the web service interface to xds object format.
|System and method for hygienic interaction with a potentially hazardous healthcare environment|
Disclosed herein is a portable power source and computing device (collectively herein “mobile subsystem”) that accompany a healthcare professional as he or she treats or examines a patient before moving to another patient in another room. The mobile subsystem provides an interface to a receiving docking device (“stationary subsystem”) located at or near a relatively immobile site of healthcare delivery so that access can be afforded to an electronic medical records system for updating and observation.
|Systems and methods for implementing cross-fading, interstitials and other effects downstream|
Systems and methods are presented for cross-fading (or other multiple clip processing) of information streams on a user or client device, such as a telephone, tablet, computer or mp3 player, or any consumer device with audio playback. Multiple clip processing can be accomplished at a client end according to directions sent from a service provider that specify a combination of (i) the clips involved; (ii) the device on which the cross-fade or other processing is to occur and its parameters; and (iii) the service provider system.
|System for diagnosing bloodflow characteristics, method thereof, and computer software program|
This system is a computer-based system for analyzing a blood flow at a target vascular site of a subject by means of a computer simulation, having a three-dimensional shape extraction unit, by a computer, for reading a captured image at the target vascular site and generating three-dimensional data representing a shape of a lumen of the target vascular site; a fluid dynamics analysis unit, by a computer, for determining state quantities (pressure and flow velocity) of blood flow at each position of the lumen of the target vascular site by means of computation by imposing boundary conditions relating to blood flow to the three-dimensional shape data; a blood flow characteristic determination unit for determining, from the state quantities of the blood flow determined by the fluid dynamics analysis unit, a wall shear stress vector at each position of the lumen wall surface of the target vascular site, determining relative relationship between a direction of the wall shear stress vector at a specific wall surface position and directions of wall shear stress vectors at wall surface positions surrounding the specific wall surface position, and from the morphology thereof, determining characteristics of the blood flow at the specific wall surface position and outputting the same as a determined result; and a display unit, by a computer, for displaying the determined result of the blood flow characteristic which is graphically superposed onto a three-dimensional shape model.. .
|Detecting apparatus, detecting method, and computer product|
A detecting apparatus includes processors configured to access sensors; select from among the sensors, a sensor that has not been selected by any processor, acquire data from the selected sensor, and release selection of the sensor when data acquisition has been completed; execute processing for the sensor, based on the acquired data; set the sensor to an execution state during execution of the processing for the sensor, and set the sensor to an execution completed state when the execution of the processing for the sensor has ended; copy from a processor that has set the sensor to the execution state, the data acquired from the sensor by the processor, upon determining the sensor to be in the execution state, without executing the data acquisition; and execute the processing for the sensor, based on the copied data.. .
|Modular biometric monitoring system|
A modular system for acquiring biometric data includes a plurality of data acquisition modules configured to sample biometric data from at least one respective input channel at a data acquisition rate. A representation of the sampled biometric data is stored in memory of each of the plurality of data acquisition modules.
|Zone based system for altering an operating condition|
According to an aspect of the disclosure, a processor is configured to detect a location of a mobile device associated with a site and detect at least one geofence operably associated with the site. The processor is further configured to detect a manual input condition provided at a network device disposed at the site, detect the mobile device being disposed away from the site based on the location of the mobile device relative to the at least one geofence, and initiate a text message to the mobile device indicating the manual input condition in response to the mobile device being disposed away from the site.
|Pharmacy picking device comprising a universal supply- and- control module|
The invention relates to a pharmacy picking device (i) comprising a housing (i 0) with a plurality of shelf bases (ii) disposed one above the other, at least one operating device (12) a conveyor device (14), a housing-coupling interface (15), and a universal supply-and-control module (20). This universal supply-and-control module (20) comprises a feed device (21), an identification end measurement device (22), operator input/output devices (23), an electronic controller (24) and a voltage supply assembly (25), as well as a housing-coupling interface and en electrical interface (27), said supply-and-control module (20) being arranged adjacent to the housing (10) such that a mechanical coupling is produced by said housing-coupling interface (15) and module-coupling interface (26), in such a manner that drug packages in or on the supply-and-control module (20), which are to be deposited, are delivered to a position on the conveyor device (14) which is known to the electronic controller..
|Design for a part made from 3d woven composite material|
A method designing a part made of 3d woven composite material, performed by a computer, the method including: obtaining shape data representing an outside surface of the part; for each point of a set of points of the outside surface, determining a distance between the point and a projection of the point onto a target surface, the projection being along a predetermined projection direction; determining a structure of a 3d woven preform as a function of the determined distances; and obtaining projection data specifying a projection direction as a function of a position of a point on the outside surface of the part, wherein the projection direction that is used for at least some of the points of the set of points is determined during the determining a distance, as a function of the projection and as a function of the position of the point.. .
The invention relates to an assistance system (1, 25) for providing support in situation-dependent planning and/or guidance tasks of a controlled system (2), comprising a state detection unit (3) for detecting at least one state (5, 5a) of the controlled system (2), an acoustic receiving unit (9, 27), which is designed to receive acoustic voice signals of voice communication (24) between at least two persons (21, 22), and a voice processing unit (7), which is designed to detect voice information (10) regarding the controlled system (2) from the received acoustic voice signals, wherein the state detection unit (3) is designed to adapt the detected state (5) and/or a predicted state (5a) of the controlled system (2) that can be derived from the current state, according to the detected voice information (10).. .
|Cardiac valve with shields for tissue retraction|
A tissue retraction system for a bioprosthetic cardiac valve base configured for attachment to a separate leaflet set includes a plurality of retraction shields releasably attached to the valve base. The retraction shields are configured to restrain tissue within a surgical site.
|Electrode for use with transcranial direct current stimulation|
The present invention is directed to signing up at a single site to receive both credit and business information, and the combining of personal credit information for an individual and business credit information of a business with which the individual is associated. For example, the invention can provide a website where a user can lrequest to view an individual's personal credit information and the business credit information of a business that the individual owns.
|Intravascular electrode arrays for neuromodulation|
A neuromodulation catheter positionable within a blood vessel for transvascular nerve stimulation includes a catheter body and an electrically insulative substrate carried at a distal end of the catheter body. A distal end of the substrate includes a plurality of laterally spaced-apart fingers.
|Compositions and methods for reducing photosensitivity associated with photodynamic therapy|
The present invention provides compositions and methods for decreasing photosensitivity induced by photodynamic therapy (pdt). The compositions and methods of the present method employ porphyrin complexing molecules as agents for reducing photosensitivity..
|Skin patch instrument for treating pain|
A therapeutic patch for treating pain capable of compressing a tender area up to a boundary thereof and/or an entire induration with metallic grains or crushed stones by a treatment method in accordance with a classification determined after clarifying a site of pain by pressing a skin with a pressing bar or fingers (first to fourth fingers) to classify the cause of pain, thereby finding the presence of a geographical tender area and/or the presence of an induration on a skin as the cause of pain.. .
|Method and apparatus for passing suture|
A device is disclosed that can pierce and hold tissue and then pass suture through tissue. The device can have a shuttle that can removably attach to a suture and jaws that can be rotatably opened and closed with respect to each other.
|Multiple clip endoscopic tissue clipping system and device|
An apparatus for endoscopic clipping of a surgery site comprising: a clip deployment mechanism operatively coupled to an actuator via a hollow elongate enclosure; wherein the clip deployment mechanism houses a plurality of surgical clips exterior to the enclosure; and wherein, in response to the actuator, the clip deployment mechanism sequentially deploys the surgical clips to the surgery site.. .
|Fracturing calcifications in heart valves|
A device for fracturing calcifications in heart valves characterised by a stabilizer assembly and an impactor assembly assembled on and deployed by a delivery system, wherein said delivery system is operable to cause relative motion between said impactor assembly and said stabilizer assembly with sufficient energy so as to fracture a calcification located in tissue which is sandwiched between said stabilizer assembly and said impactor assembly, wherein said impactor assembly and said stabilizer assembly have shaped impact delivery portions of which the footprint on the valve leaflets is shaped in accordance with a shape of desired fracture sites.. .
|Electrosurgical apparatus to generate a dual plasma stream and method thereof|
The present disclosure relates to an electrosurgical apparatus to generate a dual plasma stream to perform electrosurgery on a surgical site on a patient. The apparatus and method of the present disclosure generates a hot gas jet to a surgical site by generating two plasma beams that are electrically up to 180 degrees out of phase from each other.
|Controlled neuromodulation systems and methods of use|
The present disclosure relates to devices, systems and methods for positioning a neuromodulation device at a treatment site and evaluating the effects of therapeutic energy delivery applied to tissue in a patient. Before, during and/or after therapeutic energy delivery, a system can monitor parameters or values relevant to efficacious neuromodulation by emitting and detecting diagnostic energy at the treatment site.
|Insulin pump dermal infusion set having partially integrated mechanized cannula insertion with disposable activation portion|
An infusion set has a partially integrated ballistic inserter that can insert a needle at a controlled rate of speed to a depth to deliver content to the upper 3 mm of skin surface, and a skin-securing adhesive layer to secure the skin surface at the insertion site such that the inserter that can insert a needle with a reduced risk of tenting of the skin surface. A removable turnkey or pushable handle can be provided to release a driving spring of the ballistic inserter to insert a needle at a controlled rate of speed, of 3.3 ft/sec.
|Suspended particle delivery systems and methods|
Embodiments include particle delivery devices and systems and methods of delivering particles to a site. The device and system embodiments include a suspension reservoir which might be a syringe for temporarily storing and delivering a particle suspension.
|Pp copolymers for melt blown/pulp fibrous nonwoven structures with improved mechanical properties and lower hot air consumption|
The present invention is directed to a new composite material comprising melt blown fiber based on a propylene copolymer and a fibrous substrate material, a process for the preparation of such a composite material, articles made therefrom as well as to the use of the propylene copolymer for the preparation of such a composite material or article and the use of the propylene copolymer for reducing the hot air volume during a melt blowing process.. .
|Fluid collection canister with integrated moisture trap|
A moisture trap for removing liquid from fluid from a tissue site treated with reduced pressure are described. The moisture trap may include a barrier adapted to be fluidly coupled to and define an indirect fluid path between a fluid reservoir and a reduced-pressure source.
|Pressure control apparatus|
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for applying negative pressure to a wound site. In some embodiments, the apparatus comprises a source of negative pressure, a processing element, and a memory comprising instructions configured to, when executed on the processing element, cause the apparatus to attempt to generate, via the source of negative pressure, a desired negative pressure at the wound site.
|Integrated spring-activated ballistic insertion for drug delivery|
An infusion set has an integrated ballistic inserter that can insert a needle at a controlled high rate of speed to a depth to deliver content to the upper 3 mm of skin surface, and a skin securing, adhesive layer to secure the skin surface at the insertion site such that the inserter that can insert a needle without a risk of tenting of the skin surface. A driving spring of the ballistic inserter is captured within the ballistic inserter, and can be released by user operation, to insert a needle at such a controlled rate of speed..
|Treatment of vascular occlusions using ultrasonic energy and microbubbles|
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method of treating a vascular occlusion located at a treatment site within a patient's vasculature comprises positioning an ultrasound catheter at the treatment site. The method further comprises delivering a microbubble-therapeutic compound from the ultrasound catheter to the vascular occlusion during a first treatment phase.
|Fluid absorbent adhesive articles|
A fluid absorbing pressure sensitive adhesive composition and adhesive articles including the fluid absorbing adhesive that have particular utility in the medical field, and in particular, for use with wound dressings is provided. The adhesive composition has superior fluid handling capacity, moisture vapor transmission and skin adhesion.
A wrapping apparatus for wrapping a sheet of a covering material from a roll onto an outer surface of a surgical site. The wrapping apparatus includes a handle and a body portion having a housing, a first end, and a second end.
Described are improved apparatus and devices for intermittently and sequentially compressing a body site and methods for using said apparatus and devices, especially for site specific treatment to achieve a desired temperature of the underlying tissue. The apparatus includes a first segment cooperative with a fluid chamber, the fluid chamber adapted for inflation by fluid; and a second segment cooperative with the first segment, the second segment housing a temperature sensitive material, wherein the temperature sensitive material is uniquely compartmentalized in the second segment..
|Therapeutic method and apparatus using mechanically induced vibration|
A sleeve that provides mechanical stimulation to the arm to prevent bone density loss. A primary goal of this product is to prevent bone density loss that occurs during extended space travel.
|Wearable device for improving tactile sensitivity|
A method increases a tactile sensitivity of a fingertip of a user with a wearable device. The wearable device includes a vibrating element, an actuator for receiving user input, and a control circuitry.
|Devices and methods for facilitating fluid transport|
Arrangements are provided including a base having a bore disposed therein extending from a first surface of the base through a second surface of the base, a fluid transport tube having a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a lumen having an inner diameter, at least the second end of the tube being received within the bore of the base, and at least one fluid transport enhancing groove having at least a first section disposed in the second surface of the base and in fluid communication with the bore.. .
|Temporary dialysis vascular access conduit occlusion device and method of demonstrating arterial communication during diagnostic dialysis fistulography|
The current invention describes a device and method for occlusion of a blood vessel to enable contrast-enhanced radiographic images to be obtained proximal to the blood vessel to be occluded, into the direction of flow and upstream from the entry site of the device into the blood vessel.. .
|Multiple section pet with adjustable auxiliary section|
A system includes a gantry, a first positron emission tomography (pet) section including a first detector ring oriented about an axis, and a second pet section supported by the gantry and including a second detector ring oriented about the axis. The gantry is adjustable to move the second pet section relative to the first pet section..
|Apparatus and methods for optical position sensing|
Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for optically sensing position within body lumens within a patient's body, e.g., in blood-filled vessels and chambers. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a tubular member including a proximal end, a distal end sized for introduction into a patient's body, and one or more lumens extending between the proximal and distal ends; a distal tip on the distal end for contacting tissue; and one or more optical elements on the distal tip configured to transmit illumination beyond the distal tip and capture optical signals from tissue or fluids adjacent the distal tip.
|Method and apparatus for coupling a sample probe with a sample site|
The invention comprises method and apparatus for fluid delivery between a sample probe and a sample. The fluid delivery system includes: a fluid reservoir, a delivery channel, a manifold or plenum, a channel or moat, a groove, and/or a dendritic pathway to deliver a thin and distributed layer of a fluid to a sample probe head and/or to a sample site.
|Systems and methods of multispectral blood measurement|
An exemplary system comprises an energy transmitter, an energy receiver, and an analyzer. The energy transmitter may project energy at a first wavelength and a second wavelength into tissue of a user, the first wavelength and the second wavelength being associated with at least one nutrient of a set of nutrients in blood of the user.
|Methods and devices for the prevention of incisional surgical site infections|
A surgical access device for facilitating access through an incision to a surgical site in a patient's body has a pliable membrane which is configured to engage and expand the incision. The pliable membrane includes a base layer, a permeable membrane attached to the base layer, and a fluid channel disposed between the layers.
|Vaginal manipulator having a door with an inclined surface|
A vaginal manipulator includes a shaft, a head, and a door. The head has an anterior side opposite a posterior side and includes a core fixed to the shaft and a sleeve coupled in a sliding relationship to the core.
|Carbon nanotube composite and preparation method of the same|
A carbon nanotube (cnt) composite of which one or more specific functional groups are bonded to surface of a cnt, and a method of preparing a cnt composite are provided. The method includes the steps of introducing an acylhalide group to surface of a cnt, and causing a reaction of the acylhalide group with a polysiloxane having amine groups so as to prepare a cnt composite of which the polysiloxane is bonded to the surface by the medium of an amide group.
|Dosing regimen for a selective s1p1 agonist|
The present invention relates to a dosing regimen for a selective s1p1 receptor agonist, whereby the selective s1p1 receptor agonist is administered to a subject in such a way that during the initial treatment phase the selective s1p1 receptor agonist is administered at a dose which induces desensitization of the heart wherein said dose is below the target dose, and at a dosing frequency that sustains desensitization of the heart, until no further acute heart rate reduction occurs, followed by dose up-titration to the target dose of the selective s1p1 receptor agonist.. .
|Use of microfabricated devices|
This invention relates to the miniaturisation of radiosyntheses onto microfabricated devices, and in particular to use of microfabricated devices for radiosynthesis, isolation, and analysis of radiotracers for use in positron emission tomography (pet).. .
|Rna molecules and uses thereof|
The invention relates to a method of designing a short rna molecule to increase the expression of a target gene in a cell through the down-regulation of a non-coding rna transcript, said method comprising the steps of: a) obtaining the nucleotide sequence of the coding strand of the target gene, at least between 200 nucleotides upstream of the gene's transcription start site and 200 nucleotides downstream of the gene's transcription start site; b) determining the reverse complementary rna sequence to the nucleotide sequence determined in step a); and c) designing a short rna molecule which is the reverse complement or has at least 80% sequence identity with the reverse complement of a region of the sequence determined in step b); wherein said method does not include a step in which the existence of said non-coding rna transcript is determined; and to such short rna molecules and uses thereof.. .
|Polymers and plastics derived from animal proteins|
The invention is directed to a method for preparing a polymer derived from an animal protein, such as in a feedstock derived from animal by-products. The method involves hydrolyzing proteins present in a feedstock to obtain hydrolyzed proteins, wherein hydrolysis is conducted under conditions sufficient to digest the proteins and destroy pathogens; extracting a protein fraction from the hydrolyzed proteins; and treating the protein fraction with a crosslinking reagent to form the polymer.
|Polyamic acid polymer composite and preparation method thereof|
Wherein, r1 to r3, m and n have the same meanings as defined in the specification.. .
|Thermoplastic composite material reinforced with synthetic fibers and manufacturing process|
A method for producing a composite material, including an assembly of one or a plurality of synthetic reinforcement fibres, impregnated with at least one thermoplastic polymer having a vitreous transition temperature tg greater than or equal to 80° c. Including: i) a step of impregnating said assembly with a precursor composition in the molten state and including: a) at least one prepolymer p(x)n of said thermoplastic polymer, including a molecular chain p having, at the ends n thereof, identical reactive functions x, said prepolymer having a semi-aromatic and/or semi-cycloaliphatic structure, b) at least one chain extender including two identical functions y, which are reactive with at least one of said functions x; ii) a step of polymerisation by mass (poly)addition, in the molten state, of said prepolymer with said chain extender, with said thermoplastic polymer of the thermoplastic matrix being the result of said polymerisation by mass polyaddition..
|Elastomer composite with silica-containing filler and methods to produce same|
An elastomer composite with silica-containing filler is described, along with methods to make the same. The advantages achieved with the elastomer composite and methods are further described..
|Toughening cross-linked thermosets|
Grafted triglycerides comprising an acrylated triglyceride grafted with a fatty acid residue containing 4 to 28 carbon atoms. Also described are methods for making a grafted triglyceride and for curing a material selected from vinyl esters and unsaturated polyesters and mixtures thereof and optionally a reactive diluent.
|Polymer composition for bumpers and interiors and polyethylene-based resin precursor|
Polyolefin compositions suitable for injection molded items e.g. For impact bumpers and car interiors comprising from 30% to 90% by weight of an heterophasic propylene polymer composition (a); and from 10% to 70% by weight of a multimodal ethylene/butene-1 copolymer (b); having density from 0.850 to 0.935 g/cm3, total comonomer content from 6% to 30% by weight, mw/mn from 4 to 20; intrinsic viscosity in decalin at 135° c.
|Composite product, a method for manufacturing a composite product and its use and a final product|
The invention relates to a composite product. According to the invention the composite product contains a polymer based material and an organic natural fiber material, and the organic natural fiber material has been mixed with the polymer based material to form a mixture, and the composite product having an pore volume has been formed from the mixture so that the pore volume of the composite product is under 15%.
|Inorganic-organic hybrid material, optical material using the same, and inorganic-organic composite composition|
The invention relates to an inorganic-organic hybrid material which comprises an inorganic component and an organic component, has a content of the inorganic component of 20-80% by mass, and has a refractive index of 1.60 or higher, wherein, when preparing a strip specimen having a thickness of 1,000 μm, a width of 5 mm and a length of 70 mm by using the inorganic-organic hybrid material and winding the specimen by 180° on a cylindrical metal rod having a diameter of 10 mm at 25° c., the specimen does not crack.. .
|Process for preparing completely delaminated graphene oxide/rubber nanocomposite|
A process for preparing a completely delaminated graphene oxide/rubber nanocomposite. The process combines emulsion compounding with flocculation or spray drying, retains the morphology of graphene oxide/rubber composite in a liquid state, and achieves highly dispersed and highly delaminated morphology dispersed on nano scale.
|Method for producing antifoam compositions|
Effective and long lasting defoamer compositions are prepared by admixing an organopolysiloxanes, a hydrophilic silica, a hydrophobic silica, optionally an organopolysiloxanes resin, and optionally a water insoluble inorganic compound, at a temperature of 50° c. To 250° c.
|Aerogel/xerogel composite material amalgamated with single-walled carbon nanotubes for multipurpose usage|
An amalgam comprising a highly porous, carbon-enveloped structure, such as aerogel. The carbon dispersion within the aerogel substrate consists of sonicated (using ultrasonic cleanser) carbon nanotubes, which can be inserted into the aerogel/xerogel through various techniques.
|Therapeutic combination of memantine and baclofen and pharmaceutical composition containing them|
The present invention relates to the combination of memantine and baclofen active ingredients, and also to the method for achieving body weight loss and thereby treating obesity and related co-morbidities by co-administration of baclofen and memantine.. .