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Release binding and brake for telemark and cross-country skis
A release binding is shown for releasably attaching a ski boot to a telemark or cross-country ski having a load spool with a circumferential groove and a...
Support device for a ski boot
A support device on a ski for the front part of the sole of a ski boot is held by a releasable binding holding the front of the boot, including a support in...
Skate with removable blade
A skate that includes a boot fixed between an insole and an outsole. The insole has a pair of retainers projecting through apertures in the outsole for receiving...
Sports boot, especially ski boot, provided with an automatic device for
pivotal immobilization of the upper
A sports boot, especially a ski boot, including a shell base overlaid by an upper at least partially pivotal in relation to the shell base and including a device...
Sports boot having a transversely adjustable tightening device
A sports boot, especially a ski boot of the type having a tightening device adapted to keep two flaps close together and including a first portion constituted by...
Boot shape retainer and a suspending device therefor
A boot retainer can store boots without losing the shape. The retainer includes inner pads capable of moving to conform to the interior surface at two or more...
Method of automatically overclocking central processing units
The invention provides a method of automatically overclocking CPUs for a computer system by using a frequency generator with functions of tuning frequency and...
Method and apparatus for booting and upgrading firmware
A method for writing software into a programmable memory and a method for initiating program control are provided. A host computer loads new firmware from an...
Booting from a reprogrammable memory on an unconfigured bus by modifying
boot device address
Boot up instructions may be stored on a memory coupled to the peripheral component interconnect (PCI) bus. These instructions may be accessed, despite the fact...
Method and apparatus for providing content on a computer system based on
A method and apparatus for determining a computer system usage profile, and transmitting the computer system usage profile to a server which targets content to...
Machined fan exit guide vane attachment pockets for use in a gas turbine
The present invention relates to an improved system for installing a vane in a gas turbine. The system includes a receptor pocket positioned within a first...
Convertible boot fastener
A snap connector for coupling a convertible boot arm to a quarter trim panel including an edge flange. According to an example embodiment, the snap connector...
Boot lid mechanism for a convertible motor car
A boot lid mechanism for the lid of the boot of a convertible motor car which includes means enabling the lid to pivot about an axis situated near the forward...
Alpine ski has a boot middle point mark indicating a position of a middle of a boot and is equipped with a mounting platform comprising front, central and rear...
Portable anchoring boot
A portable anchoring device 10 having a receiving sleeve 24 which is a cylindrical elongated tube having a throughbore 16 therein. The receiving sleeve 24 houses...
Motorcycle boot guard
Universal memory bus and card
A universal memory bus coupled between a system's CPU and the system memory is composed of four channels; a primary channel, an identification channel, a...
Sealing assembly for use with an optical fiber holder
An optical fiber device (1) includes an upper cover (18), a lower cover (19), and two optical fiber holders (2). Each optical fiber holder includes a retaining...
Semiconductor laser module and amplifier using the module
In a semiconductor pumping light source module according to the present invention, a fiber grating (FBG) is disposed, outside a ferrule, in an optical fiber that...
Apparatus for gliding over snow
A universal snow boot and binding for use in connection with either snow skiing or snow boarding which is easy to use and provides quick, easy and positive...
Apparatus and method for combustion initiation
An apparatus for combustion initiation in an internal combustion engine is provided. A capacitive spark plug boot uses the engine cylinder head as an outer...
Flexible entry boot
A ducted flexible entry boot assembly provides a fluid-tight fitting between a wall of a fluid containment region and a conduit passing through the wall. The...
Skate with a size-adjustable boot
A skate includes a base, an adjusting member, and a boot including a front portion and a rear portion. The front portion is provided on a front portion of an...
Selective loading of client operating system in a computer network
A client station on computer network uses an operating system such as JavaOS which is permanently stored at the server rather than on storage media at the client...
Semiconductor memory card access apparatus, a computer-readable recording
medium, an initialization method, and...
A predetermined number of erasable blocks positioned at a start of a volume area in a semiconductor memory card are provided so as to include volume management...
A protective boot having a bellows portion, a cylindrical portion, a guide-bore-side mounting portion, a thick-walled portion, a thin-walled portion, a pin-side...
Alpine ski boot
An alpine ski boot has a curb intended to allow the boot to be held on a ski by either a front binding or a rear binding. The curb has a flange (4) which is...
Buckle device for a skate
A buckle device for a skate comprises an adjustable receptor including a frame fixed to a side of a boot upper, a pin pivotally supported by the frame, a cover...
Pair of boot soles
Screened boot basket/filter
A downhole debris filtering apparatus has the flow diverter retracted as the tool is run in. Settling velocity is the rate at which debris will fall through the...
Method and system for automated technical support for computers
A method and system for automated support in a computer system. The computer system has a service button, and pressing of the service button causes a bit to be...
A snowboard binding of the invention includes: a guide unit for properly guiding a tip portion of a left band while preventing the tip portion from entering a...
Method of manufacture for a boot for the physically impaired
A method of manufacture for a boot for providing improved accessibility in the wearing of boots for the physically impaired. The method of manufacture includes...
Personal protective system
A personal protective system for providing additional protection from hostile environments resulting from natural disasters. The personal protective system...
Method and apparatus to use non-volatile read/write memory for bootstrap
code and processes
A reset pin of a non-volatile read/write memory, which stores boot code, is provided with a reset signal in response to a system reset output by a watchdog timer...
Dynamic memory word line driver scheme
A circuit which accurately controls the word line (pass transistor gate) driving voltage to a voltage which is both controlled and is not significantly greater...
Fiber optic cable guide boot
An optical fiber connector for a fiber optic ribbon cable includes a guide boot and a termination plug. The guide boot comprises an outer sleeve or body that...
Handle assembly for vehicles, used particularly for illuminating the rear
registration plate on automobiles
A handle for illuminating the rear registration plate on automobiles and for opening the boot of the car, made up of an attractive support and an integrated...
Computer system initialization with boot program stored in sequential
access memory, controlled by a boot...
A computer system includes a processor and a sequential access memory having a boot program stored therein. A boot loader includes a state machine which, in...
Mechanism for booting a computer through a network
A mechanism is provided for booting a computer system that is capable of implementing different instruction set architectures, through a network. An embodiment...
Apparatus and method for implementing fault resilient booting in a
multi-processor system by using a flush...
An apparatus and method for fault resilient booting of a multi-processor system. The apparatus attempts a cold reset of the system, during which each processor...
Memory unit, data processing unit, and data processing method using memory
A technique to determine whether a memory unit currently attached to a data processing unit is of a predetermined type or types. When the power of the data...
Client server method for loading a client with a specific image or utility
based on the client's state
PXE Frame extension tags are used for remote boot loading client machines to afford servers deterministic ability for what image or utility the client requires...
In-line roller skates with braking device
An in-line roller skate with a braking device including a certain number of wheels (11) disposed longitudinally between two plates of a frame (22) of the skate....
Rack-and-pinion type steering apparatus with pressure equalization system
This invention refers to an improved rack-and-pinion type steering apparatus for automotive vehicles comprising a cylindrical housing attached to a body...
System and method for testing component IC chips
The present disclosure describes a system and method for testing component IC chips. The system includes a management controller that has an embedded JTAG test...
A remote boot wrapper receives boot parameters from a basic input-output system (BIOS) of an electronic system. The boot parameters are received during a system...
Dynamic boot block control by boot configuration determination and
subsequent address modification
A method of accessing memory. The method of one embodiment first receives a first address. The first address is then decoded. A determination is made as to...
Microcomputer having built-in nonvolatile memory for simultaneous use as a
program area and a data area
A 1-chip microcomputer having a built-in nonvolatile memory includes at least one erasable flash memory provided in a memory space of the microcomputer, a boot...
Method and system for identifying and configuring peripheral devices
A method, programmed medium and system that determines if a computer operating without a functioning operating system contains an IDE type CD-ROM device. If it...