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Toe-strap of a ski boot binding
A toe-strap including a toothed strap and a plain strap respectively connected to the ski boot binding of a ski at two opposite sides and a buckle fixedly...
Method of forming a boot
A method of making a boot having an upper, a lower and a sole is disclosed. The method includes the step of connecting the lower to the sole in a water-tight...
Processor interface chip for dual-microprocessor processor system
A processor interface chip and a maintenance diagnostic chip are provided coupled with two microprocessors designed to be run in tandem. The processor interface...
Electrically heated garment
A lightweight and flexible outer garment provides controllable heat from a heating element to a wearer. A soft interior lining is immediately adjacent to a...
Capacitive biofeedback sensor with resilient polyurethane dielectric for
A capacitive biofeedback sensor including a polyurethane dielectric sandwiched between two wire mesh or carbon impregnated silicone rubber conductors. The sensor...
Method and apparatus for protecting arrows in a quiver
A quiver apparatus for mounting on a bow has a mounting interface adapted for attaching the apparatus to the bow and one or more retainers adapted for holding...
Insulated winter weather boot having an adjustable strap closure
A winter weather footwear article is disclosed which is formed of a molded sole, a flexible and foot-conformable upper attached to the top surface of the molded...
CD-ROM disk and security check method for the same
A CD-ROM disk comprises an identifier region having a disk identifier recorded in and a security code region having a security code recorded in. The identifier...
Turf toe brace
A turf toe brace includes a flexible boot adapted for snugly anchoring the brace to a foot of a user, an elongate generally non stretchable strap releasably...
Snowboard boot with inner stiffening assembly
A snowboard boot for freestyle riding includes a soft boot-shaped inside portion and a boot-shaped outside portion that is provided with a soft shaft. To...
Apparatus and method to allow a user a trial period before licensing a
software program product
A method is provided to permit copies of software products to be installed on systems, with a predetermined delay before commencement of a designated test...
Home communications terminal having an applications module
A home communications terminal for use in a communications network is provided. The home communications terminal includes an applications module and a subscriber...
Medical pumping apparatus
A medical device is provided for applying compressive pressures against a patient's foot. The device comprises first and second panels of flexible material...
A binding system for attaching a boot to a snowshoe wherein a greater percentage of the energy from the movements of the boot is transmitted to the snowshoe...
Ski boot comprising a shell (1) made of plastic material which closes over the front of the foot by virtue of two superposed flaps (2, 3). The slot formed at the...
Closure device for sports footwear, having an extendable rack element
Closure device for sports footwear, especially for a ski boot. On one edge of a front opening of the boot, a series of levers is provided with their free end...
Welt shoe comfort system
A shoe or boot manufactured with the Goodyear welt system and a method for manufacturing same which increases the comfort and flexibility of such shoe or boot to...
Skate boot toe vent
External parallel-port device using a timer to measure and adjust data
The timing of control signals in a parallel port is measured and adjusted to achieve optimum timing of these control signals. At boot-up, a routine writes...
ROM chip enable encoding method and computer system employing the same
A non-volatile memory chip enable encoding method allows the storage of both boot code and user application software within a common memory array. The chip...
Method and apparatus for automatically configuring circuit cards in a
A method and apparatus for automatically configuring circuit cards used in a computer system. The present invention includes a method and apparatus that enables...
Method of producing prefabricated multi layered flexible products and
products having improved sealing profiles...
A prefabricated multi-layered flexible product which can be used as a liner for an outer shell or as a stand-alone product. A substrate fabric material is placed...
Integral deaerator for a heat pipe steam condenser
An integral deaerator for a heat pipe steam condenser has a main steam duct connected to a heat pipe steam condenser duct by a riser. The heat pipe steam...
Flipper and combination of a boot, shoe, footwear, or similar and a
Fin according to the invention, with a seat (4, 22, 43) into which the foot may be introduced and wherein the walls (5, 8, 25, 41) of the seat grasp the foot at...
Directional or adjusting plate for ski-boots
A directional or adjusting plate is arranged between the upper surface of the ski and the safety binding for fixing the boot, the position of which can be...
Trailer accessory for protectably receiving trailer plugs
A trailer accessory which includes a boot having one or more plug receptacles for protectably receiving thereinside trailer plugs and further includes a base for...
In-line skate with full access frame
An in-line skate with full access frame is provided which includes a skate boot with a sole portion, a two-piece frame secured to the boot sole and a plurality...
Convoluted boot with inner annual ribs
A convoluted boot (11) seals an annular gap between two parts which are non-rotatably connected to one another and articulatable relative to each other. The...
Three-piece type ski boot
A ski boot that satisfies both the ease of operation and a sense of fitness, having a shell including a lower shell for covering mainly a part lower than the...
Multiprocessor system capable of isolating failure processor based on
initial diagnosis result
A multiprocessor system containing a plurality of processor boards each having at least one processor, a CPU (central processing unit) which has malfunctioned...
Method and system for the interception and control of the computer boot
A method, implemented as a computer program in a digital computer system, for interrupting, modifying and/or controlling the boot process of a computer,...
Elimination of vibration by vibration coupling in microscopy applications
A portable emission microscope for analyzing failures in an integrated circuit chip while the chip is contained within a wafer sorter. A base for the microscope...
Medical boot with unitary splint
A medical boot comprising a relatively soft boot component having a foot portion and a leg portion, and a relatively hard plastic splint formed with a foot...
Locking device for a movable element of an automobile vehicle seat with
This device includes a locking component (2) attached to an element of the vehicle, for example, the inner wall of the boot, and penetrating, in locked position,...
Swivelable bindings mount for a snowboard
Disclosed is a swivelable binding plate assembly for a snowboard, including a generally circular base plate having a bottom directly supported on a snowboard, a...
Safety binding for snowboards
A safety binding for snowboards has a base plate (1) on which the snowboarder's boot is fastened. This base plate (1) is fixed in its turning position by a...
A counter mounting within a snowboard boot having a sole and an upper having a rear side, an inner side and an outer side attached to the sole. The counter...
Inner boot for ski boot
An inner boot has a part (1) which is intended to surround the foot and the heel and has an instep tongue (9). The inner boot has, at the rear, a vertical...
Guide device for boot lace
The guide device for boot lace is constituted by an outer framework (11) possessing mechanical strength properties and capable of being fastened to the boot...
Limited use circuit
A limited use circuit in an electronic system that comprises a state machine which controls the operability of the electronic system and determines after boot...
Processor device having automatic bus sizing
A processor device and method for booting a programmable apparatus having a signal bus having a selectable bus width. The processor device includes a ...
Brake system for in-line roller skates
A braking system for in-line skates that uses a cable-pulley system. The device uses a closed loop of cable that is placed over pulleys on the skate wheels. In...
Self piloting seal head assembly
A self piloting seal assembly for use on a rotatable shaft pump unit, the seal assembly including a seal head assembly in constant contact with a seal seat...
Combined personal transport and storage case for a singular set of ski
A substantially rigid combined personal transport and storage case for a single set of ski equipment is configured and to provide at a longitudinal chamber and...
Implant module unit and rotating seal for prosthetic joint
An implantable module for use with a prosthetic joint that utilizes a bellows and a rotating seal for encapsulating the articulating members of the implant. This...
Braking system for an in-line skate
A braking system for an in-line skate. The skate includes a boot mounted on a chassis. A cuff is rotatably mounted on the chassis. The chassis has a plurality of...
Snowboard boot binding mechanism
A snowboard boot binding mechanism includes a base member having a recessed channel. A first plate is slidably attached to the base member. A first pair of...
When the system simulates changes of a virtual world and behavior of virtual creatures inhabiting it, the unit time of real time corresponding to the unit time...
In-line skate frame
A frame for securing in-line skate wheels to a skate boot includes mounting platforms, right and left walls, and cross braces between the walls. The mounting...