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In-ground storm shelter
In areas with propensity for tornados, for example in the central part of the country, the plain states, the mid-west, and also in Florida, it is customary to...
Multi-vent for building roofs or walls
A multiple function device for installation in roofs and walls of buildings, which provides several functions useful for the energy efficient operation and use...
Building insulation system
A building insulation system for roofs and walls supported from the interior side of the building, which eliminates thermal bridges and bottom side ceiling...
Collapsible building having rigid walls
A structure includes a base, a first side wall rotatably attached to the base, a second side wall rotatably attached to the base, a roof guidingly coupled to...
Dryer air circulation adaptor and filter and filter bypass assembly
An adaptor can convert a conventional hot air clothes dryer to draw air from outside instead of inside a building, and comprises an adaptor housing securable...
Building block wiper
Set of building blocks
Creating a virtual private network (VPN) for a single app on an
internet-enabled device or system
An Internet-enabled device, such as a smartphone, tablet, PC, wearable sensor, or household appliance, executes an application (or "app") has its own VPN...
Secure mechanisms to enable mobile device communication with a security
A method of arming or disarming a building security system includes transferring an electronic security credential file from an authorizing environment to a...
Building and distributing software packages
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for building and distributing software packages. A package manager generation tool can interface with a set of stages...
Explicit character filtering of ambiguous text entry
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for explicit filtering in ambiguous text entry. The invention provides embodiments including various...
Building native computer applications using a browser platform
In one aspect, the subject disclosure can be embodied in a method for building desktop applications using a web browser platform is provided. A content type and...
Discovery of network software relationships
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for automatic discovery of network software relationships. A set of managed machines, such as personal computers or...
Network model for distributed computing networks
The invention sets forth a New Network Model for building and managing distributed computing networks based on a fundamental network building block referred to...
Scalable index build techniques for column stores
Architecture that includes an index creation algorithm that utilizes available resources and dynamically adjusts to successfully scale with increased resources...
Content search with category-aware visual similarity
Visual incongruity in search result sets may be reduced at least in part by searching an optimized visually significant subset of a category tree that...
Managing data with backup server indexing
Indexing functionality can be shifted to one or more backup servers in a backup system. In one implementation, a backup server can receive one or more data...
Computer-based construction of arbitrarily complex formal grammar
A method, system and computer program product for building an expression, including utilizing any formal grammar of a context-free language, displaying an...
Building structure discovery and display from various data artifacts at
An approach for developing information about a building of which little or no information is known at a time when firefighters need to enter the building. The...
Determining building floor level of wireless mobile communication device
A floor-reporting computer system may determine the specific floor in a building on which a wireless mobile communication device is located. A network interface...
Method and device for monitoring the state of a foundation embedded in the
The invention relates to a method for monitoring the state of a foundation supporting a building (I) and embedded in the ground, consisting of using a plurality...
Power consumption management system, and power consumption manager, power
consumption management method, power...
A power consumption management system includes power consumption managers and a power supply manager. Each of the power consumption managers creates changeable...
Method and system of semnatic indoor positioning using significant places
A method for locating a mobile device inside a building by using a plurality of reference areas in the building as satellites. A scan is obtained by the mobile...
Device call notification extensions
An aspect provides a method, including: detecting an incoming voice call at an information handling device; detecting one or more external notification...
High speed, wide frequency-range, digital phase mixer and methods of
The present disclosure is directed to a unit phase mixer in combination with an input buffer. The unit phase mixer has a pull-up path for pulling an output...
Method and system for selecting an access point for a client device to
establish or maintain a communication...
A self learning roaming optimization approach allows a wireless client device to build signal strength maps that store wireless network access point signal...
Parameterization of deformation and simulation of interaction
A method of using parametrical representations in modeling and animation is disclosed. This method is built directly on the inherent properties of parametric...
Branch circuit monitor
A branch circuit monitoring system (BCMS) for monitoring branch circuit currents in one or more electrical circuit panels is described. The system is comprised...
Forming functionalized carrier structures with coreless packages
Methods of forming a microelectronic packaging structure and associated structures formed thereby are described. Those methods may include attaching a die to a...
Flame retardant polymer jacket
A jacket configured to encase building component insulation is provided. The jacket comprises at least inner layer, an intermediate layer attached to the inner...
Apparatus and method for dispersing liquid in aerosol
A system and method delivers an atomized solution to the interior volume of a building or room utilizing a venturi effect for the atomization.
Process for recycling waste paper, product obtained therefrom and its uses
The present invention relates to a bioprocess for recycling waste paper originated from high quality paper comprising the following steps: a) preparation of...
Process and apparatus for assembling tyres
In an assembly station a carcass sleeve and an outer sleeve manufactured along respective building lines are mutually coupled. Integrated into the assembly...
Method and apparatus for monitoring and ensuring air quality in a building
Apparatus for transforming the air exchange load of a higher air exchange rate space into the air exchange load of a lower air exchange rate space, including: a...
Device for receiving a hypodermic syringe and hypodermic syringe for this
A device for receiving a hypodermic syringe comprises an outer housing which has at one end a supporting element with an opening for an injection cannula and...
Negative-pressure smoke-guiding fireproof building structure
A negative-pressure smoke-guiding fireproof building structure includes at least one vertical smoke discharge flue arranged in the building and in fluid...
Joint type prefab assembly
A modular connector and modular bolt can be adapted to connect first and second prefabricated building components together. The modular connector can include a...
AC condensate drain line evacuation adapter
An air conditioner condensate drain line evacuation adapter formed from a housing member having an end wall constructed and arranged for securement to various...
Cable support and method for using same
Embodiments described herein comprise a cable system. The cable system has a plurality of cables and a plurality of cable hangers. The cable hangers are...
Building-integrated solar thermal micro-channel absorber and method of
A device and method of its production for a micro-channel thermal absorber to be used as a solar thermal collector, heat collector, or heat dissipater, extruded...
Roof-mounted water heater
Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to water heaters adapted to be mounted on or proximate the roof of a structure such as a building (e.g.,...
Pressure indicating device
A pressure indicating device for detecting and isolating leakage of toxic and/or pyrophoric gasses from within various packages is disclosed. The device can...
B-shaped crimping die
The present invention relates to a B-shaped crimping die for a crimping tool. The crimping tool and the crimping die are used for crimping a plug with an...
Building wall system
A building wall system has a plurality of panels positioned adjacent one another for securement to a frame structure of a building via a plurality of fasteners....
Heat insulation element and a composite for insulating a building facade
The invention relates to a heat insulation element for insulating building facades, in particular for heat insulation composite systems, composed of a heat...
Concealed fastening system for building finishing elements
A concealed fastening system that utilizes a slide and receiver interlocking mechanism for attaching building finishing elements to a building structure is...
Ramp mounting system for a flat roof solar array
A mounting system for solar modules in which a mounting beam has its opposite ends bent downwardly to form a first and second leg that hold photovoltaic modules...
Architectural building slab
Secure network cloud architecture
Apparatuses, computer readable media, methods, and systems are described for requesting creation of virtual machine (VM) in a cloud environment comprising a...
Systems and methods for composing or decomposing a composite image for
firmware update images
In at least some embodiments, a computer system comprises a processor, a memory coupled to the processor. The computer system also comprises a network interface...