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Reducing the number of vertices in a clustered delaunay mesh
What is disclosed is a system and method for reducing the number of vertices obtained when building an image gamut from a large number of image pixels. In one...
Tiered sensing and resource allocation system for energy use optimization
in commercial buildings
A building lighting control system includes a central building server, distributed zone controllers, and light sensors and control units in each zone. Using...
System and method for purifying air via low-energy, in-situ regenerated
A system and method for purifying air via low-energy, in-situ regenerated silica-titania composites is described. The silica-titania composites can be...
Method and apparatus for forming a multi-layered tire component
Methods and apparatus for forming a multi-layered tire component, the steps of the method including providing a mechanical system, the system including a...
Radiological/biological/aerosol removal system
An air filter replacement system for existing buildings, vehicles, arenas, and other enclosed airspaces includes a replacement air filter for replacing a...
Thiophene azo dyes and laundry care compositions containing the same
This application relates to thiophene azo dyes for use as hueing agents, laundry care compositions comprising such thiophene azo dyes, processes for making such...
Combination hanger fastener
Described in this application is a dual purpose hanger fastener for supporting a fixture, such as a pipe fixture, or the like to a building structure. The...
Brake system for motor vehicles
A brake system for motor vehicles, which in a "brake by wire" mode, can be activated both by the vehicle driver and also independently of the vehicle driver,...
External material clamp and external material clamping structure
The external material clamp comprises the fixed plate fixed to the foundation of the wall of the building, the horizontal plate extending forwardly from the...
Adding a compliment to a user's experience on a user's social networking
A user profile for a user of a social networking system may include experiences, such as work, educational, travel, and interests. The social networking system...
Sound limiting acoustic shell using a hanging acoustic canopy
A temporary building structure is provided. The temporary building structure includes a top wall and an opposing floor surface covered by the top wall. The top...
Band detaching method in band building drum and band building drum
The invention enables a built band (B) in a cylindrical shape to be easily and surely detached by peeling off the band (B) from being brought into close contact...
Solar energy module
A low cost mass-produced solar module that extracts both electricity and heat from the sun. One or more reflectors held by a frame reflect the sun's heat into...
Systems and methods for inline sampling
Methods and devices for inline sampling of a bulk material, such as a powder, are provided. The material's bulk density can be determined from samples drawn...
Residential radiant barrier assemblies
Embodiments of the present disclosure include methods of radiant heat rejection, and structures for use in same, where Aluminet.RTM. is provided in a roof or an...
Core hole back stop
A method of inserting material into a hole formed through a building structure includes inserting a cover assembly into the hole formed through the building...
Building construction with lost shuttering and construction method
A plurality of pre-formed panels are provided. Each panel comprises construction boards held apart from each other by spaced apertured metal strength members...
Hanger system for concrete building units
A hanger for a cementitious building unit including: a first hanger component having: a body; and at least one first interlocking portion arranged in (a)...
High-strength partition top anchor and anchoring system utilizing the same
A high-strength partition top anchor and anchoring system is disclosed. The high-strength partition top anchor is a dynamic anchor that provides resistance to...
Pre-manufactured utility wall
The present invention relates to pre-manufactured utility walls that may be readily adapted for use in multi-story building construction. The present invention...
Coping for attachment to a wall with a non-structural exterior building
A coping for attachment to a wall with an exterior building facade includes at least one anchor clip and a coping cover. The anchor clip includes a clip support...
Rainwater runoff diverting attachment for building roofs
A rainwater runoff diverting attachment for building roofs is an arrangement of thin, solid bodies connected in two dimensions and elongated in a third...
A portable toilet has a bowl, a seat, and legs. The legs are telescopically extensible to allow positioning of the height of the bowl and wheels are mounted to...
Exterior building design
Host naming application programming interface
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, or computer program product for providing a unique naming framework for a plurality of virtual...
Systems and methods for a mobile business application development and
Systems and methods for developing, customizing, and deploying mobile device business applications are provided through a mobile application development and...
Distributing files across multiple, permissibly heterogeneous, storage
A file system (i) permits storage capacity to be added easily, (ii) can be expanded beyond a given unit, (iii) is easy to administer and manage, (iv) permits...
Visualization of reputation ratings
In one embodiment, a system and method is illustrated including receiving a feedback request identifying a particular user, retrieving a feedback entry in...
Structured match in a directory sponsored search system
A method for processing structured search queries received at an internet search includes receiving at the internet search site a structured search query...
Creating and linking 3D spatial objects with dynamic data, and visualizing
said objects in geographic...
A method and system of creating and linking 3D spatial objects with dynamic data, and visualizing said objects in geographic information systems (GIS) that...
Continuous optimization energy reduction process in commercial buildings
The invention provides a method for optimizing energy usage in commercial buildings. Energy consumption data is used, along with occupant data, to determine...
Systems and methods of using a hieroglyphic machine interface language for
communication with auxiliary...
Disclosed are methods and systems for using hieroglyphs for communication in a rapid fabrication environment. The method includes receiving, by a control system...
Candidate identification by image fingerprinting and model matching
Candidate identification utilizing fingerprint identification is disclosed. The method includes receiving a candidate image comprising a plurality of...
Systems and methods for creating a visual vocabulary
Systems and methods for generating a visual vocabulary build a plurality of visual words via unsupervised learning on set of features of a given type; decompose...
Multilevel amplitude modulation device, multilevel amplitude demodulation
device, transmission system including...
A multilevel amplitude modulation device for generating, from digital data, a multilevel amplitude modulation signal having four or more signal levels and...
Wireless communication apparatus and control method therefor
When a wireless communication network is built in an ad hoc mode, it is possible to appropriately build the wireless communication network regardless of start...
Nanostructure diffraction gratings for integrated spectroscopy and sensing
The present disclosure pertains to metal or dielectric nanostructures of the subwavelength scale within the grating lines of optical diffraction gratings. The...
Load control system providing manual override of 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, a daylight control...
Semiconductor elements deteriorate or are destroyed due to electrostatic discharge damage. The present invention provides a semiconductor device in which a...
Compositions and methods for selective deposition modeling
There is provided compositions and methods for producing three-dimensional objects by selective deposition modeling with a polar build material and a non-polar...
Determination of cores or building blocks and reconstruction of parent
molecules in heavy petroleums and other...
A method for the determination of the aromatic cores or building blocks of a vacuum resid by controlled fragmentation. Molecules can be generated from these...
Treatment of wood for the production of building structures and other wood
Compositions and devices for the production of treated wood products are disclosed. A moisture exchange container for treating a plurality of wood pieces with a...
Method for fabrication of ceramic dielectric films on copper foils
The present invention provides a method for fabricating a ceramic film on a copper foil. The method comprises applying a layer of a sol-gel composition onto a...
System and method for the pumped feed of chips to a continuous digester
The system and method is for the pumping of finely divided cellulose material to a continuous digester. The system has a concentric arrangement of pipes. A...
Passive ventilation stack
A passive ventilation stack for a room, building or the like comprises an interior space and first and second openings providing fluid communication between the...
Turbomachinery having self-articulating blades, shutter valve,
partial-admission shutters, and/or variable...
An axial-flow turbine assembly that includes one or more features for enhancing the efficiency of the turbine's operation. In one embodiment, the turbine...
Multi-tier automatic warehouse
An automated storage/retrieval system has two pairs of multi-tier racks that are arranged in series. An elevator is disposed between the two pairs of multi-tier...
Lighting system with integrated EL panel
A lighting system has a receptacle for a light source disposed on a light fixture. The receptacle couples to a first power source, such as standard alternating...
Optical body, wall member, fitting, solar shading device, and building
An optical body includes a substrate having a concave-convex surface, a reflecting layer formed on the concave-convex surface, and an optical layer formed on...
Surface marked articles, related methods and systems
A method of surface marking an article, especially a building product, is provided. One described method includes the steps of laser marking a first graphic...