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A sports boot that includes an upper, an outer sole and at least one fastening member adapted to cooperate with an associated fastening member of a sports...
Methods, systems and computer program products for secure firmware updates
Methods, systems and computer program products are provided which update firmware in a network computer by replacing the standard operating system to be loaded...
Method for autonomous configuration of peer devices
A method of autonomously configuring peer devices without unnecessary delay in boot up time using a compatibility bridge. Upon initiating a configuration cycle,...
Boot arrangement for a constant velocity joint
A boot arrangement is provided for use with a constant velocity joint and shaft assembly including a shaft, a first joint part slidably engageable with the...
Sport boot having a partially covered rigid frame
A boot adapted to the practice of skating and a method of manufacturing such boot, the boot including a shell base equipped with a rigid sole adapted to be...
Size-adjustable concealed carry holster
A size-adjustable holster for carrying a wide variety of handguns in a wide variety of carry positions. The holster's body has a flat sheet with corresponding...
Retention and release mechanism for a ski boot and ski boot incorporating
A retention and release mechanism and ski boot for mitigating injury to a skier when the rearward loads, potentially injurious to the user, are imparted to the...
Locking-cylinder supported surgical boot
A surgical boot assembly for an operating room table includes a surgical boot, an adjustable support arm securable to the table, and an adjustable clamping...
Real-time alert mechanism for signaling change of system configuration
A method of monitoring a networked computer system by detecting a change to a configuration of the computer system, using detection logic of the computer, and...
Operating system bootstrap security mechanism
A method and apparatus for booting an operating system having at least one boot component comprising the steps of accessing an ordered list identifying the at...
Method and apparatus for interfacing multiple peripheral devices to a host
A method and an apparatus to interface multiple peripheral devices to a host computer is provided. An interface control module located in a multi-user computer...
System and method for rapid development of bootstrap device detection
A bootstrap system for a computer with peripheral devices has a first level boot firmware program and a second level boot program loaded from disk by the first...
Flash memory segmentation
Segmentation of FLASH Memory arrays allows the global and local bit lines to be isolated, greatly reducing global bit line capacitance, reducing bit line stress,...
Electronic trip unit with user-adjustable sensitivity to current spikes
A circuit breaker trip unit with user-adjustable sensitivity to current spikes (22) includes a user-adjustable switch (30), a current sensor (32), an...
Quarter for skate boot
A one-piece quarter for a lasted skate boot. The quarter comprises a quarter medial portion and a quarter lateral portion. The quarter medial and quarter lateral...
Boot having structure for draining and evacuating moisture
A boot that includes an external upper and an internal lining, wherein the inner lining includes a multilayered fabric having two parallel textile surfaces...
Operating system multi boot integrator
A computer apparatus for monitoring and integrating changes made to a computer system having a plurality of operating systems installed thereon is provided. The...
Receiver and transmitter-receiver
In the receiver using a PLL synthesizer, there is a limit in reducing boot-up time or frequency switching time, which shortens battery life. A first local frequency...
Connection between a tie rod linkage and a steering knuckle arm
A connection between a steering knuckle arm and tie rod linkage. A spherical bearing having an integral seal formed thereon is disposed within a machined bore...
Dynamic syncronous pivoting boot and foot mounting system for
A method of operation and sportingboard foot or boot binding system that has two pivot mount plates (74) which are able to rotate free of a sportingboard (68),...
Device for fixing a boot onto a sporting article
A device for fixing a boot onto a sporting apparatus. The device includes a base, front and rear boot retaining assemblies having abutment surfaces, front and...
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...
Eeprom write device
An EEPROM write device includes an ECU 2A having a microcomputer 3A including a CPU 30A, an EEPROM 31 and a boot program 32A, and an external write device 1A...
Method and apparatus for rapid initialization of charge pump circuits
The present invention provides a method, apparatus, and system for rapid transition of a charge pump circuit from a low power state to a high power state. The...
Snowboard with braking maneuvering and bindings features
A snowboard with braking, maneuvering and binding features that allows sliding on snowy slopes. The snowboard may be one meter long and 0.66 meter wide for a...
Anti-lock braking system for rollerblades
An anti-lock braking system for in-line skates comprises a brake shoe adjacent each wheel of the skates. A skate boot has an articulated cuff for initiating...
Mounting for a snowboard boot strap
A snowboard boot for use with a snowboard boot strap that is attachable thereto. In one aspect, the boot comprises a foot-shaped outer surface; and a strap...
This invention is directed to an improved pair of chaps (15) for use by a rider when riding a horse. In the preferred embodiment, the chaps are comprised of two...
Device that attaches to the boot of an optical fiber simplex connector to
provide the connector with...
A device adapted to be attached to the buffer adapter, also known as the boot, of an optical fiber simplex connector to provide the connector with ant-snagging...
Cv joint boot clamp tightening tool
A clamp tightening tool is provided including an inboard extent, an intermediate extent integrally coupled to the inboard extent. The intermediate extent...
Removable medium processing apparatus and recording and reproducing
A built-in type recording and reproducing apparatus 20 forms medium information 52 including a format kind by reading out and analyzing system concerning...
GART and PTES defined by configuration registers
A modular architecture for storing, addressing and retrieving graphics data from main memory instead of expensive local frame buffer memory. A graphic address...
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...
Hydraulic turbine for enhancing the level of dissolved gas in water
A turbine, adaptable to enhance the levels of dissolved gas such as oxygen in water flowing therethrough, includes a rotating shaft and a runner secured to the...
Device for retaining a boot on a gliding board
A device for retaining a boot on a gliding board having a base with an upper surface and a lower surface, at least one cavity being provided in the thickness of...
A booster station having an integral foundation preinstalled prior to shipment to an installation site. An above ground pump enclosure houses at least one pump....
A telemark ski boot including a shell of plastic material and a sole is provided. The shell is provided with a pair of lateral walls and a flexible portion...
Recoverable software installation process and apparatus for a computer
A software installation process for use in the manufacture of a prescribed computer system includes the steps of providing at least one processor, at least one...
Method and apparatus for installing drivers without requiring system
A method and apparatus for installing device drivers without requiring system re-boot includes installing a driver corresponding to a device into an operating...
Method and apparatus for feature configuration in remotely located
ultrasound imaging system
A method and apparatus for configuring an ultrasound imaging system at a remote location by obtaining an encrypted feature key from a central location (e.g., via...
Constant velocity joint with resin boot
The boot fixing portion 2a is fitted on the outer peripheral surface 1a3 of the boot attaching portion 1a2, the positioning of the two being made such that the...
Ski binding heel piece
A heel piece of a safety binding for a ski boot, comprising a sole grip body (7) which is mounted on a stirrup piece (4, 5) articulated to a plate (3) which is...
Interface device between a boot and an alpine ski
An interface device including a rear wedge and a front wedge connected by a link. The front zone of the rear wedge is integrally connected to the ski. The front...
Individual snowboard for each foot
An improved individual snowboard for each foot is described. The invention provides a series of features improving the stability and performance of the...
Soft boot for a gliding sport
A boot for a gliding sport, consisting of a bootie with a soft upper (1) and of an intermediate rigid sole (4) itself at least partially covered by a flexible...
Method and system for boot-time deconfiguration of a memory in a processing
A method and system for deconfiguring software in a processing system is disclosed. In one aspect, a processing system comprises a central processing unit (CPU),...
Method of detaching a security device from a personal computer
A personal computer having a security function is provided. The computer includes an input/output device which inputs/outputs a password, a main memory which...
Circuit for driving conductive line and testing conductive line for current
A circuit (100) that drives word lines and tests a word line (102) in a semiconductor device is disclosed. A charge circuit (108) couples a supply voltage (VPP)...
Horizontal axis washing machine incorporating flush tumble cycle
An overall washing operation for a horizontal axis washing machine includes at least one washing cycle and numerous rinse and spin cycles, with at least a...