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High boot with lace-tightening device
A high boot having, on its bottom part that surrounds the foot, a lace-tightening device whose strands are alternatively crossed by means of returns, from one...
A boot liner basically includes a sole portion, an upper portion and a tightening device. A tongue is preferably mounted in a slit formed in the upper portion....
Shape retainer and method for stabilizing a boot shaft
A sheet of flexible and resilient polymer material is rolled into a tubular configuration and inserted into the shaft of a boot deeply enough to reach the vamp...
Boot cleaning and sanitizing device
Third party host packet replication
A computer network and network client where the network client includes a nonvolatile storage device for storing a packet replication indicator and a third party...
Interrupt routing mechanism for routing interrupts from peripheral bus to
An interrupt routing mechanism implemented in a host chipset to eliminate the need for the general purpose I/O pins, special software and external logic devices...
Server based configuration of network computers via machine classes
The present invention provides a system for creating server-managed configuration information for computing devices. The configuration information is composed of...
Computer user aiding system, computer user aiding method and storage medium
storing program therefor
A computer user aiding system enables more effective use of a personal computer by analyzing use history of a personal computer depending upon manner of use of...
Method for producing a blow molded plastic outdoor boot shell
A boot comprising an upper portion, an outersole portion, an optional midsole/wedge portion and a shell portion, wherein the shell portion is produced by the...
A snowboard binding for allowing a user to use a strap-in system with the convenience of a step-in system without reducing the flexibility of a boot. The...
Ignition apparatus having an electrically floating shield
An ignition apparatus includes a magnetic circuit comprising a central core and a side core or shield, and primary and secondary windings. The shield is allowed...
Tool for aligning vehicle fender on vehicle during assembly
A tool for holding a component during an assembly process includes a suction cup assembly which is operatively associated with an assembly system. The assembly...
Modified computer motherboard security and identification system
A `personalized` computer with a unique encrypted digital signature which will not boot up or recognize any data storage or communication peripheral devices...
System and method for verifying the integrity and authorization of software
before execution in a local platform
A method to verify integrity of information and selectively determine whether the information is authorized to be executed by the platform. The information is...
Method and system for monitoring a boot process of a data processing system
providing boot data and user prompt
A method and system for monitoring the boot process of a data processing system. In accordance with the method and system of the present invention, data...
Method and apparatus for remotely booting a client computer from a network
by emulating remote boot chips
A method and apparatus for booting a client computer connected to a network without a boot ROM and without an operating system is provided. Instructions from a...
Protective boot and sole structure
A sole for a boot and the boot incorporating the sole. The sole provides the wearer of the boot with a level of protection from explosive devices triggered by...
Methods for plating semiconductor workpieces using a workpiece-engaging
electrode assembly with sealing boot
Methods used in semiconductor electroplating systems, such as for plating copper, onto a semiconductor wafer or other semiconductor workpiece. The methods apply...
Step-in snowboard binding
A snowboard binding for securing a boot to a board, comprising a base, a first engagement member that is supported by the base and adapted to engage a first...
Snowboard binding with conical adapter
A snowboard binding that includes lock-retaining elements having sloping or conical surfaces for guiding the sole of a snow boot into a seated position. The boot...
Footwear part of a boot or equipment involving a footwear component
According to the invention, this footwear part (1) comprises a structural part (2) formed by a rigid sole (10), an enclosing edge (11) integral with the front...
Method and apparatus for loading an operating system kernel from a shared
The invention enables plural computers to initiate operation of respective operating systems through use of a shared operating system kernel. A system embodying...
Memory structure capable of preventing data loss therein and method for
protecting the same
The present invention relates to a memory structure and, more particularly, to a programmable memory structure erasable by electricity and a method for...
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device for selectively re-checking word
A method for settling threshold voltages of word lines on a predetermined level in an erasing processing of a non-volatile semiconductor memory device so as to...
Active highback system for a snowboard boot
A system is provided for automatically activating a boot-mountable highback between a walk mode and a ride position. In the walk mode, the highback is ...
Element for retaining the front of a boot on an alpine ski
An element for retaining a boot on a ski provided to releasably retain one of the ends of a boot by means of a jaw movable laterally on either side of a centered...
A boot has a rigid core (1, 2) consisting, in some areas, of the inside surface of the boot into which a liner is received and of an envelope of supple material...
Insulated winter boot
Method for configuring clock ratios in a microprocessor
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for software configuration of a processor clock ratio. Boot code that the processor executes in response to a reset event...
Clock signal distribution and synchronization
Methods and apparatuses for clock signal distribution and synchronization are described. A base clock signal (e.g., system clock signal) is provided to multiple...
Fiber optic connectors and transceiver test devices
A fiber optic connector in such as a male MT-RJ connector has a ferrule fixed to the housing. Ferrule-to-ferrule alignment is provided by the floating ferrule in...
Boot carrier and latching tool
A tool for assisting in the latching and unlatching of boot buckles has an elongated member, an opening at a forward end for receiving an end of a tensioning...
Independent suspension system for in-line skates having rocker arms and
The present invention provides a suspension system for in-line skates. The in-line skate includes a boot and a tracking system attached to the sole of the boot....
Cross-country ski boot
A cross-country ski boot having a collar that is pivotally mounted by journals on an upper, and a device for retaining the collar that is active from a angular...
Split sole gore boot key ring
Separately storing core boot data and cluster configuration data in a
A method and system for distributing various types of cluster data among various storage devices of a server cluster. Cluster core boot data that is needed to...
Computer system with PC cards and method of booting the same
A computer system with a PC card and a booting method of the same is described and which includes bootable configuration by loading a boot record from a...
Method for synchronizing strobe and data signals from a RAM
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method for synchronizing a data signal and a data strobe signal received from a random access memory. The...
Autonomous control method and process for an investment casting shell
A predictive industrial control system for controlling individual cells of machines through multiple Programmable Logic Controllers in an investment casting...
Method and apparatus for a cable location and protection system
A method and an apparatus for protecting fiber-optic cable bundle closures includes a quick disconnect that allows for cabling to the closure to be separated...
Triple well no body effect negative charge pump
The negative charge pump of one embodiment comprises an N type switching device to transfer negative charge from its source terminal to its drain terminal. A...
Pump system with high pressure restriction
A pumping system for a fuel injection system includes a body defining a high pressure pumping chamber, a plunger, a high pressure outlet, a high pressure fluid...
Skate light assembly
A roller skate has a light housed in a forward tip recess of a slab of synthetic material interposed between a boot and the roller truck. A lighted toggling...
Suspended heel-piece for the safety binding of a ski
A binding for a boot on a gliding board, such as a ski. The binding includes a jaw connected to the ski via a first journalled connection with two curved side...
Snowboard boot with binding interface
An apparatus comprising a snowboard boot and a binding interface including an interface feature that is adapted to releasably engage with a snowboard binding....
Snowboard binding mount assembly
A swivelable mount for the boot bindings of a snowboard or wakeboard or the like, including a low profile top plate with a downwardly extending circular outer...
Boot for a pneumatic brake booster
Method and apparatus for providing improved diagnostic functions in a
A memory module including a flash EEPROM memory array designed to be joined to a memory bus of a computer, BIOS processes including system status test processes...
Computer system for dynamically scaling busses during operation
Apparatus and method are disclosed for down scaling performance of a multibus multiprocessor computer system. One or more busses associated with one or more...
Dual use master boot record
A high capacity computer article of manufacture to be loaded into a drive of a computer that includes a memory, comprising: a computer usable medium including at...