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Booted seal for a ball and socket joint
The invention relates to a boot seal for a ball and socket joint having a boot seal. The boot seal includes a bulb on a sealing lip. The bulb is compressed...
Dual-locking automatic positioning interface for a snowboard boot binding
A dual-locking rotational device with an escape mechanism for interface between a snowboard and the boot binding of a snowboarder's forward foot is disclosed....
Step-in snowboard binding
A snowboard binding for securing a snowboard boot to a snowboard. According to one aspect of the invention, the binding comprises a base, a first engagement...
Assembly for gliding on snow
An assembly for gliding on snow, the assembly comprising a snowboard and a binding system for the boots of the user. The snowboard is provided with a large...
Device for purposely influencing the longitudinal curvature of a ski
Skis are manufactured so as to have a convex longitudinal curvature in the unloaded state. This ensures that the ski has good contact with the snow, keeps to the...
Skate with a molded boot
A skate includes a rigid frame with a plurality of wheels and a skate boot coupled to the frame. The boot has a lower outer shell, an inner soft shoe and a...
A football boot has a plurality of studs disposed in a pattern which includes a part of at least one ring. The studs are asymmetric in that they provide grip...
Locking devices for sports footwear, in particular for ski-boots
Locking device for sports footwear such as ski boots, in which a lower leg envelopment (12) is hinged to a shell (10). The device consists of a support (20)...
A ski boot consisting essentially of a comfort liner (8), a lower shell (1) and a cuff (2) articulated to the lower shell. The cuff is provided with a strap (62)...
Terrain-gripping cleat for front portion of boot for snowshoe or
Computer failure recovery and alert system
A computer system includes a timer which times out if the operating system does not periodically reset the timer. When the system fails and no longer resets the...
Method of making a protective boot for an automotive component
A blow molded product which is generally tubular having a first and second open ends, a bellows section intermediate said first and second ends so that the...
One embodiment is directed to a snowboard binding including a base having a toe end and a heel end, and a guide that is adapted to guide a snowboard boot back toward...
In-line roller skate with two-piece frame for wheels
A in-line roller skate having a front wheel frame and a rear wheel frame respectively pivoted to the sole of the boot thereof by rivets and arranged in a line to...
Boot for a skating apparatus
A boot (10) for a skating apparatus includes a first attachment (12) having a first recess (16). A second attachment (14) has a recess (18) that faces the first...
Boot intended for cross-country skiing
A boot is intended for cross-country skiing, ice skating or roller skating, the boot including an upper that includes stiffeners. The boot has a cuff mounted on...
Boot with an interconnected inner boot and cuff structure
An innerboot, particularly for skates comprising a rigid shell associated with a supporting frame for two or more in-line wheels or for an ice-skating blade. The...
Software-enabled fast boot
A method of generating a boot image and using the boot image to restore a computer system having a processor, an operating system, physical memory, virtual...
Method for initializing short time and groundfault protection heat index
accumulators in a trip unit
A method of initializing short time and groundfault protection heat index accumulators to compensate for current flow during the time interval between the...
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...
Wakeboard binding and system with baseless beam support
A wakeboard binding and system with a baseless beam support. The binding includes a shaped metal or plastic beam, bent or formed to define a baseless U-shaped...
Sports boot having a mobile collar
A sports boot of the type that includes a rigid frame constituted by at least one heel reinforcement and a rigid collar for the retention of the lower part of...
Boot binding coupling for snow boards
A coupling for releasably mounting a boot with boot binding to a turntable which is adjustably secured to a snowboard. The boot binding includes a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for automatically installing operating systems
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for automatically installing an operating system on a computer via a serial port of the computer. An...
System for improved memory cell access
A voltage booting circuit for booting the switching signal applied to a column access passgate is employed to reduce the voltage drop across the passgate....
Jaw which releasably holds a ski boot on a ski
A binding (1) retains a ski boot (5) on a ski (3) in a releasable manner. A jaw (4, 4a, 4b) is disposed symmetrically with respect to a longitudinal-vertical...
Release binding for telemark and cross-country skis
A release binding (20) is shown for releasably attaching a ski boot to a telemark or cross-country ski (22). A load spool (50) having a circumferential groove...
Ski binding with two displaceable binding elements
Ski binding comprising a toe piece and a heel piece slideably mounted on a slide (1) and respectively supporting two connecting arms (2, 3) providing a rack (19,...
Electronic apparatus including a memory device and method of
reprogramming the memory device
A method of reprogramming memory storing program instruction code for controlling operation of a microprocessor in which new data can be written to the memory by...
Method and apparatus for controlling access to and corruption of
information in a computer
A method and apparatus for controlling access to and corruption of information in a computer system. In known "PC Virus" protection methods the boot partition...
Dynamically configurable memory adapter using electronic presence detects
A dynamically configurable memory adapter is provided for configuring SIMMs in a computer system which employs DIMMs. The adapter includes a plurality of SIMM...
System for reducing boot time by selectively executing a plug and play
routine only after computer cases have...
Disclosed is a computer system for reducing booting time. The computer system includes a sensor unit detecting whether a main body of the computer system is...
Boot with insertable bushing
An automotive boot for use with a connection such as a constant velocity joint includes a separate boot and a separate bushing. The bushing has an internal...
Computer system capable of selective booting from two hard disk drives
A computer system having two fixed disk drives and with a different operating system stored in each disk drive, in which selective booting and suspend/resume...
An electrical connector has a sealing face 30 provided along the entire circumference of a side edge and upper face of a foot member 25 and along outer side...
Double booted flexible entry boot
A double booted flexible entry boot provides a fluid-tight fitting between a wall of a fluid containment region and a conduit passing through the wall. An inner...
In-line skate suspension system
An in-line skate suspension system for absorbing shocks when travelling over a ground surface. The suspension system includes a housing attached to a sole of an...
Constant velocity joint boot and method of making the same
Durability of elastomeric bellows-type suspension and drivetrain components, particularly constant velocity joint boots, is improved by coating the elastomeric...
Heat shielding structure for internal-combustion engines
A plug boot contains an ignition cable which is fitted with the stud terminal of a spark plug extending from an engine cylinder block. This plug boot is covered...
Glove dryer attachment for boot dryers
A glove dryer attachment for a boot dryer includes a boot dryer attachment flange that is configured to mount on a boot dryer. A panel on the boot dryer...
Computer system capable of booting from CD-ROM and tape
A computer system capable of booting currently manufacturable CD-ROMs or tapes without altering the ISO standard or requiring special, customized software to...
Secure updating of non-volatile memory
A secure start-up system for a computer enables a flash memory to be reset in a secured way. Various operations are carried out to make sure that the reset is an...
Medical boot for patient with diabetic foot
A medical diabetes treatment boot can be equipped with a cushion placed inside the boot against an upper rear portion of the boot, to promote flotation support...
Unitized seal for telescopic shaft
A unitized seal assembly (10) for a rotary shaft (16) having a main section (20) rotatably supported in a housing (14) and a telescopic end (22) axially...
Handle attachment for a folder
An attachment for a folder includes a handle and a boot attachable to a folder. The boot has a boot recess in which a handle body of the handle is received when...
In one aspect, a roller ski is provided that includes a foot-supporting enclosure that enables the ski to be used without ski boots or ski bindings. In another...
Double hinged skate
A skate (20) hingedly attached to an elongate ice blade (24) by a frame (22). The skate having an upper shoe portion (26) adapted to receive a foot, and a sole...
Footwear assembly having two detachable elements
Footwear assembly for the practice of a sport, especially an in-line roller skate boot, of the type including two elements of which one, internal, is relatively...