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Ignition coil assembly with spark plug connector
An ignition coil assembly of the type which is directly mounted onto an associated internal combustion engine spark plug. The coil assembly includes a spark plug...
Safety device to prevent the unintentional closing of a vehicle's trunk or
A device used to safely secure a vehicle's trunk or hood lid, hereafter called lid or lids, in an open position is disclosed. The preferred device comprises a...
Rear window shelf for motor vehicle integrated with supports for objects
A rear window shelf (10) for motor vehicle integrated with supports for objects with end pins (11) to fit into seats made on the sides of the vehicle to be...
A ski boot, in particular a telemark boot, having a shell made of plastic material and in turn having a bottom wall, two lateral walls, a toe portion, and a...
Breathable rubber boot
A boot includes a shell having a foot portion and an upper. The shell is composed of a waterproof first part and at least one non-waterproof air-pervious second...
A waterproof oversock for covering a conventional sock so that outer footwear, e.g., shoes or boots, may be removed and the sock will be protected from a wet...
Pair of boot soles
Method and apparatus for updateable flash memory design and recovery with
A method and an apparatus is presented for updating flash memory that contains a write protected code, a first copy of rewritable recovery code, a second copy of...
Control system and method for a portable electronic printer
A control system for a portable electronic printer is disclosed. The control system implements a method for performing a self-test of the hardware of a portable...
Guidewire and catheter locking device and method
Locking device that is mounted on an endoscope or the like for selectively securing the position of a guide wire and/or catheter relative to the endoscope or the...
Independent suspension vehicle truck for supporting a ground contacting
A vehicle truck for supporting a ground contacting device, and an independent-suspension turnable skate vehicle truck which supports a wheel or wheels or a...
Stable athletic equine boot
A horse boot that resists turning on the horse's hoof when the horse is jumping, running and turning in water, mud, sand and sawdust comprises a bell portion...
Method and apparatus for manipulation of non-general purpose registers for
use during computer boot-up procedures
A system for execution of code while booting a computer system uses MMX registers of a processor as a virtual stack. BIOS instructions can cause the processor to...
Hardware acceleration of boot-up utilizing a non-volatile disk cache
A computer system includes a nonvolatile memory positioned between a disk controller and a disk drive storing a boot program, in a computer system. Upon an...
Nonvolatile flash memory device usable as boot-up memory in a digital
information processing system and method...
A flash memory device is provided, which may perform a read operation by itself without receipt of any command and/or address. The flash memory device may be...
Backwards release ski binding on a pivot plate mount
Downhill ski bindings are mounted with the toe and/or heel piece mounted to a moveable track. For a quick release even backward, a ski pole handle button is...
Virtual floppy diskette image within a primary partition in a hard disk
drive and method for booting system...
A data processing system and method are described for booting a computer system from a virtual floppy diskette. A native operating system is executed by the...
Clamping circuit for the Vpop voltage used to program antifuses
A booting circuit, used during antifuse programming, that has a clamping circuit designed to prevent a programming voltage from being unnecessarily limited by...
Data compression/decompression method and apparatus
The present invention relates to a data compression techniques and is of particular relevance to embedded devices having a flash-prom. Data compression...
System status light indicator device embedded in a connecting port
A system status light indicator device embedded in a connecting port is made up of an error message processor and a plurality of light emitting diodes (LED),...
Appliance for protecting against the effects of explosive devices
An appliance for protecting the bottom end of a human lower limb, and in particular the foot, from propagation of the blast wave and the heat generated by an...
Snowboard boot with inflatable bladders
The snowboarding boot of the invention includes a boot shell having a toe portion, a heel portion, an ankle portion, and a top portion. In the preferred...
Logical volume mount manager
A mount manager and supporting data structures enable automatic identification and re-establishment of logical volumes on non-removable storage devices in a...
Communication interface systems for locally analyzing computers
A communication interface system including a computer and a handheld device that communicate with each other via respective communication ports. The computer...
Apparatus and a methods for server configuration using a removable storage
Apparatus and methods for server configuration using a removable storage device are provided. The apparatus and methods include coupling a removable storage...
An ankle support (10 ) includes a first portion (11), which is a boot-like member, and an outer member (30). A pre-configured figure eight member comprising a...
Air-conditioning register and boot assembly
A register and boot assembly for a ducted heating or air conditioning assembly is provided which has a boot member, a register mounting member detachably...
Comfort management system for equine
The present invention relates generally to a comfort management system for equine and, in particular, to a multi-purpose, multi-functional hoof-ware device, boot...
Shoe sole cleaner box
A simple, fast, and effective sole cleaning and drying device mainly for removing the dark residue that clings to shoe and boot soles after walking and playing...
A combination of a gaiter member (24) attached (26) to a sock member (22) in various embodiments creates a gaiter-sock combination, which simply and efficiently...
Independent remote computer maintenance device
A remote maintenance device for monitoring and controlling a host computer and its operating system. The device is fully independent of the host computer's...
Automatic replacement of corrupted BIOS image
A primary BIOS may be used to boot a system after the primary BIOS has been validated. If the primary BIOS fails the validation test, a backup BIOS may...
Method and apparatus for directly booting a RAID volume as the primary
operating system memory
A computer system operating system (OS) is booted from a storage media formed from a redundant array of independent disks (RAID). An interface adapter is...
Dynamic virtual local area network connection process
Method and apparatus for dynamically connecting a system under test ("SUT") to and disconnecting an SUT from a private virtual local area network ("VLAN") in a...
Combination night splint and walking boot
A frequent method of treating Plantar Fasciitis, acute ankle sprains, Achilles tendon repairs, foot drop or other conditions is a so-called night splint which...
A snowboard binding mechanism for securing a snowboard boot to a snowboard includes at least one moveable engagement member having an open position and at least...
Snowboard binding system
A snowboard binding system has a boot and a binding configured to be releasably coupled together. The boot has an upper potion, a sole portion, a front catch and...
Frame for a sport article
A frame for a sports article, especially a frame for a roller skate, including a front upper portion provided to receive the front portion of a boot, and a rear...
Fuel dispensing devices equipped with a sound and/or video system
This invention deals with a novel boot and its use on fuel dispensing devices. The boot contains a sound system and/or a video system for messages or sounds as...
Method of manufacturing a skate boot
A skate boot featuring an exterior toe protector and a method of manufacture. The skate boot is provided with a toe cover adapted to be pulled and stretched over...
Cable boot and connector
Method for restoring CMOS in a jumperless system
A method for easily restoring CMOS parameters in a computer having a multi-function power button is provided. In one embodiment, the method for restoring CMOS...
Method and apparatus for preventing personal computer from being illegally
An apparatus and a method for preventing a personal computer from being illegally used are provided. A personal computer includes a RAM for storing a plurality...
Method and system for secure computer system transfer
Method and system aspects for securely transferring a computer system are described. A computer system is disabled at a shipping point via an RFID (radio...
Method for accessing data storage locations having addresses within a
hidden logical address range
The invention relates to a method for accessing data in a hidden area of a physical disk drive. The physical disk drive reports a user logical address range...
Medical equipment power cord and plug
A redundantly ground plug having a live prong, a neutral prong, a first ground prong and a second groung prong arranged to be received in a live contact, a...
Secondary sealing element for a boot seal
A pivotal ball joint assembly includes a ball joint, an input/output member, and a secondary seal element to prevent contamination of the boot seal during...
Fiber optical terminal with strain relief boot
A fiber optic terminal (10) of the present invention is for protecting a pair of optical fibers (71,72) entering an optical equipment housing (90). The fiber...