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Fluorescence method for determining occlusion in enclosed spaces
A method of sensing scale build up on piping exposed to wellbore fluids, which includes the steps of sensing the build up of scale on the wall an injector pipe...
CVD method and CVD reactor
The invention relates to a device and a method for depositing semiconductor layers, in particular made of a plurality of components on one or more substrates...
Inorganic films using a cascaded source for battery devices
A method for manufacturing thin films for a battery device. The method includes vaporizing a precursor material from a liquid source to form droplets ranging...
Method for marking a coated substrate
The present invention relates to methods for marking a coated substrate. In particular, the present invention relates to methods for marking a coated...
Cellular ceramics apparatus and methods of production
Cellular ceramic materials, for example closed cell glass ceramic materials, for use in construction of buildings comprising a clay material, carbon, and water...
Method for printing of three-dimensional objects
A method for forming three dimensional objects is disclosed. The method includes printing building material, layer by layer, to form a three dimensional object...
Debris catching device for surge tanks in swimming pool circulation
A debris catching device for surge tanks in swimming pool circulation systems prevents debris from building up within a surge tank. The debris catching device...
Method and apparatus for computerized surgery
An implant for use in spinal surgery comprises a resilient element having an inflatable cavity. It is formed of a biologically compatible material and is...
Assembly kit for creating three-dimensional formations, especially toy
structures from prefabricated modular...
An improved set of toy building or construction blocks, each block having a substantially square cross-section and a generally rectilinear configuration....
Toy building block
A toy building block (1) for stacking is provided on top (4) with one or more studs (3) and in the bottom (7) with recesses (6). The studs (4) show a...
Simplified modularized contact type of conductive building block
A simplified modularized contact type of conductive building block includes: a brick, at least one pair of conductive pieces, a circuit board and a base. The...
Passenger and vehicle elevator system
The passenger and vehicle elevator system includes a plurality of elevator cars arrayed substantially equidistantly and equiangularly from a central shaft of...
Modular ducting sections and networked utilities ducting system formed
This invention provides a modular ducting section and a networked utilities ducting system and rain and road water management system formed from two or more...
Illuminating building block with high light transmission
An illuminating building block with high light transmission includes a base, a top cover, a circuit board and at least one illuminating member. The illuminating...
Sealing rings for a labyrinth seal
In sealing rings for a labyrinth seal that are arranged on a rotationally symmetrical component and in frictional contact with a stationary run-in layer, a part...
Wireless IC tag
A wireless IC tag, to which data can be written by using an IC tag introducing machine, the wireless IC tag can ensure the communication distance required for...
System for heating and cooling ambient air in a room of a building
A system for conditioning ambient air in a room of a building in terms of heat and/or cold and optionally humidity, where air flow is accomplished by latent...
Automatic air evacuation appratus for swimming pool and spa filters
The present invention is an air evacuation apparatus that prevents the accumulation of air inside a swimming pool or spa filter by allowing any air to be...
Method of building insulated concreted wall
A method of building insulated concrete walls by using concrete that exerts low hydrostatic pressure and a special stud that supports and secures simple...
Method and system for forming frameless buildings
The present invention provides a method of assembling frameless metal buildings by means of securing together a selected number of roll formed corrugated sheets...
System and cover element for air sealing
A system for air sealing of leaks in building corners in a wall portion made up by a framework, including a cover element with two overlapping and plane...
Curtain wall anchor fire protection apparatus
An apparatus for providing fire protection of curtain wall anchors mounted on the undersides of the building floors including a fire protective housing...
Buckling-restrained brace assembly
The disclosed subject matter is directed to a building structural bracing apparatus having an inner core element sandwiched between an upper and a lower...
A tilt-up door for a building having an opening, a pair of substantially vertically juxtaposed members, cam surfaces extending laterally from the vertical...
Drying of water damaged buildings
A drying apparatus for temporary location within a damp or waterlogged room is disclosed. The apparatus includes sensors to sense the level of temperature and...
Building block highlighter
Proactive loop fusion of non-adjacent loops with intervening control flow
A system and method for optimization of code with non-adjacent loops. A compiler builds a node tree, which is not a control flow graph, that represents...
Information processing device, information processing method, and
information processing program
An objective of the disclosed invention is to derive a more apt similarity by taking into account all components up to and including lower order components that...
Method of operating a device for controlling home automation equipment
Method of operating a device (60; 100) for controlling home automation equipment (1a, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 5a) for orienting and/or displacing a moving product...
MIME handling security enforcement
A model restricts un-trusted data/objects from running on a user's machine without permission. The data is received by a protocol layer that reports a MIME type...
Transcendental and non-linear components using series expansion
In an embodiment, hardware implementing a transcendental or other non-linear function is based on a series expansion of the function. For example, a Taylor...
Topic discovery, summary generation, automatic tagging, and search
indexing for segments of a document
System and methods are disclosed for discovering topics in sub-segments of documents, and extracting terms from a sub-segment representing topics or summaries...
Framework for real-time brokering of digital content delivery
A method of transmitting digital content. The method comprises receiving an electronic shopping cart identifying at least a first shopping item and determining...
System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface
A cooperative conversational voice user interface is provided. The cooperative conversational voice user interface may build upon short-term and long-term...
Method and system for testing a building control system
A building control system comprises a central control station and at least one control panel connected to the central control station over a network. At least...
Street side sensors
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of...
An apparatus and an article of manufacture for improving power factor include collecting consumption data of at least one appliance, building a consumption...
Methods and apparatus for stacking receptacles in materials handling
Methods and apparatus for stacking receptacles in materials handling facilities. An automated receptacle stacker may be integrated into a materials handling...
Security for wireless communication
A mobile terminal is disclosed which includes a near field or RF ID tag. The mobile terminal communicates with the mobile telecommunications network and is...
Apparatus and method for clipshaker telecommunication service
A system and a method provide individualized clip telecommunication services to a user of a telecommunication network. A clip is defined by comprising at least...
System and method for application context location based configuration
Provided is a distributed system and method for enabling new and useful location dependent features and functionality to mobile data processing systems. Mobile...
Dual-stage sunlight redirection system
A system providing consistent and intense sunlight to light-guiding structures for redirecting sunlight to the interior of a building is presented. One aspect...
Load control system having an energy savings mode
A load control system for a building having a lighting load, a window, and a heating and cooling system comprises a lighting control device for controlling the...
System and method for generating and/or screening potential metal-organic
A system and method for systematically generating potential metal-organic framework (MOFs) structures given an input library of building blocks is provided...
Micro-bubble plate for patterning biological and non-biological materials
Systems and methods are provided for patterning biological and non-biological material at specific sites on a plate, as well as growing three dimensional...
Fluoroalkyl containing salts combined with fluorinated solvents for
Provided are electrochemical cells and electrolytes used to build such cells. An electrolyte may include a fluoroalkyl-substituted LiPF.sub.6 salt or a...
Electrochromic devices and polymer compositions
Blending an electrically active, anodically coloring, electrochromic polymer with a non-electrochromic, non-electrically conductive binder polymer greatly...
Reverse osmosis device
The device for producing ultrapure water according to the reverse osmosis principle, comprising a reverse osmosis filter which is subdivided by the RO membrane...
Ember-resistant and flame-resistant roof ventilation
This application relates to ventilation systems, more particularly to roof ventilation systems that help to protect buildings against fires. The roof vent has...
Collapsible toy blocks
A collapsible and expandable children's toy building block is described. The toy blocks may be made in various sizes and shapes. The toy block includes an...