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Apparatus for removing odor and moisture from footwear and the like
The present invention provides an odor and moisture removing apparatus and method of manufacturing the same which is suitable for insertion in a shoe or boot....
Block architecture option circuit for nonvolatile semiconductor memory
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device is described, which comprises a memory cell array, a block address input circuit, and a block selection circuit. The...
Low friction grease for constant velocity universal joints, particularly
plunging type joints that is...
A silicon elastomer compatible constant velocity joint grease comprises a urea grease composed of a lubricating oil and a urea thickener and an effective amount...
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...
Terrain-engaging cleat for traction enhancement
Crampon and snowshoe combinations are disclosed, wherein the crampon or terrain-engaging cleat can be a traditional ice crampon used on a rigid and essentially...
Sole for a sport boot and a sport boot including such sole
A sport boot sole of the type having on its lower surface two connecting members, offset one with respect to the other in the longitudinal direction of the boot,...
Boot with an adjustable length upper adapted for skating
A skating boot adapted to be affixed to a chassis, the boot including a flexible, at least partially padded upper, shaped to envelope the foot and the lower leg,...
Information processing apparatus method of booting information processing
apparatus at a high speed
A method of booting up an information processing apparatus is provided. An operating system is divided into a mini operating system (OS) module having a function...
Filter-circuit for computer system bus
A filter circuit for filtering bus accesses from a computer bus (such as e.g. a bus conforming to the PCI standard) to a group of devices operably coupled to the...
Displaying images during boot-up and shutdown
The present invention is a method and apparatus to display an image during a transition of an operating system in a computer system. An image having an image...
Voltage blocking method and apparatus for a charge pump with diode
connected pull-up and pull-down on boot nodes
A negative charge pump circuit is disclosed. The pump circuit includes several stages, each stage including a switching transistor, a pull up diode, and a pull...
Electric lock casing for an automobile vehicle boot closure member
The invention provides an electrical lock casing for a closure member of an automobile vehicle boot, said lock comprising a mechanical module (10), an electrical...
Wedge-shaped shims for free heel skis
A set of three wedge-shaped shims per ski carefully designed to integrate the fit of free heel Nordic Norm, Three Pin, or 75 Millimeter ski boots to their...
Sports boot with variable rigidity
A sports boot, particularly for gliding sports, of the type including a rigid sole, an external upper, and a removal liner, the external upper including a first...
Interchangeable equipment carrier sling/waist belt
The accessory is designed to interchange between a waist belt that is fully portable and a sling that can carry large or bulky equipment such as inline skates...
Method of constructing a hard disk drive having uploadable/downloadable
A method of constructing firmware of a HDD which is capable of uploading code data written in a hard disk to a memory or downloading the code data from the...
Programming the size of a broad-specific boot ROM
A system is provided to support programming the size of a board-specific boot ROM in an embedded control system. Depending on functions performed by the embedded...
Sealing assembly for constant velocity joint
A constant velocity type of universal joint includes a sealing structure that avoids the use of a flexible boot. The constant velocity joint includes a hollow...
Interface device for sports apparatus
A connecting interface device adapted to be fixed on a boot and mounted pivotally on a sports apparatus which procures rear retention when climbing. The device...
Boot having structure for draining and evacuating moisture
A footwear that includes a foot covering and a lining, wherein the lining includes a multilayered fabric having two parallel textile surfaces connected together...
Shoe and boot support stand for use during polishing
Power management fault strategy for automotive multimedia system
A multimedia/personal computer-based system for operating information, communication, and entertainment devices in a mobile vehicle uses a power management...
Using system configuration data to customize bios during the boot-up
A computer includes an electronic storage device that stores configuration data indicating whether a first optional component and a second optional component are...
Computer system having remote wake-up function and remote wake-up method
A computer system having a remote wake-up function capable of storing confidential information, and a remote wake-up method thereof. The computer system having a...
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...
Block boot for railway track systems
The invention pertains to a boot for a railway block or tie. The boot is provided with fins that extend from an internal wall of the boot. The fins serve to...
Toothpaste dispensing system
A system for selectively dispensing toothpaste from a flexible toothpaste tube includes a flexible boot having a flexible tube-receiving cavity and a boot nozzle...
Quick change seed boot
A unique quick change system constitutes the present invention. The invention comprises a two-piece seed boot holder and spreader for use with air seeding...
Computer method and apparatus to force boot block recovery
An apparatus and method to force the computer system to boot from the boot block. During a computer system power-up and initialization, the computer system...
Method and system for loading libraries into embedded systems
A method and means for enhancing an embedded system includes a technique for generating shared library information which is stored in the ROM, the shared library...
Flexible boot assembly for a constant velocity joint
A flexible boot assembly for protectively covering a constant velocity joint includes a flexible boot having an end portion that is molded about a flange portion...
An accessory for footwear, particularly boots, to assist in removal from the foot of the wearer. The accessory comprises a strap hinged to the heel of the...
Pack boot with retractable crampons
A pack boot includes an outsole and a pair of traction devices located on opposite ends of the outsole. The traction devices are substantially the same except...
Tongue stiffener for footwear
A tongue construction for footwear is configured with a tongue and a stiffener that is able to move relative to the tongue, thereby resisting pinching of the...
System for autonomous configuration of peer devices
A system for autonomously configuring peer devices without unnecessary delay in boot up time using a compatibility bridge. Upon initiating a configuration cycle,...
Split clock buffers for a negative charge pump
A split clock buffer for providing clock signals to a negative charge pump. The split clock buffer receives a first phase and a second phase of the clock signal,...
Exterior autobody part of reinforced plastic, and arrangement and method
for its forming
An exterior autobody part of reinforced plastic intended to be mounted on a motor vehicle. The expression "exterior autobody part" refers to the autobody part...
Electrical connection for a spark plug and method of assembling the same
An electrical connection between a high voltage terminal and a spark plug head. A case contains a high voltage terminal connected to a high voltage source. A...
Unitized boot seal for ball joints
A pivotal ball joint assembly includes a ball joint, an input/output member, and a sealing element to provide a sealing surface abutting the boot seal and to...
Optical fiber boot for a connector that provides anti-snagging and polarity
A connector boot for attachment to a flanged BTW-LC connector has extending at an angle therefrom a trigger member. The trigger on the boot acts as an anti-snag...
A snowboard binding is provided for releasably connecting a boot to a snowboard. One embodiment of the invention includes inner and outer main bodies to receive...
Rear wheel suspension and subframe for the front or rear wheel suspension
of a motor vehicle
A flat four-link rear axle with favorable dynamic properties is presented. The essential aspect lies in that the lower transverse control arm (1), the upper...
Independent rear suspension system
A vehicle suspension system for mounting to a vehicle chassis includes a subframe which includes two tubular members. Each tubular member has a rear chassis...
Apparatus for facilitating the application and removal of waders
An apparatus for facilitating the application and removal of wader boots including a torso portion, a first leg member and a second leg member all being formed...
Advanced firmware boot sequence x86 computer system that maintains legacy
hardware and software compatibility
An x86 based computer system that implements an advanced firmware based boot process without a conventional x86 BIOS. The computer system includes an x86...
Hotkey for network service boot
A computer system is provided with a dynamically reconfigurable boot order. In one embodiment, the computer comprises a user input device, a nonvolatile memory,...
Apparatus and method for selecting communication modes
The present invention provides an apparatus and method that allows the communication mode for communicating between two user devices to be selected based on the...
Method and apparatus for interfacing a snowboard boot to a binding
A snowboard boot including at least one recess adapted to mate with a corresponding engagement member on a binding, and an interface for interfacing a snowboard...
Assembly vent for boot/seal installation
A tool for installing a boot seal assembly having a boot seal and a clamp structure. The boot seal is formed from a resilient elastomeric material and includes a...
System and method for providing bios-level user configuration of a computer
A computer system having capability for implementing BIOS level configuration settings includes at least one processor, at least one memory, basic input output...