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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...
Life saving device for the home
The present invention relates to a life-saving apparatus and method for escaping from a second floor or a third floor of a burning building, wherein the...
Fire sprinkler head shut-off tool with fusible release mechanism
The disclosed invention relates to a fire sprinkler shut-off tool for stopping water flow from an activated fire sprinkler head. Due to the lack of any...
Smart compact indoor firefighting robot for extinguishing a fire at an
The proposed invention is an indoor firefighting robot which has the capability to climb stairs and negotiate several types of floor materials inside buildings....
Wall hydrant with integral shut-off valve
An embodiment wall hydrant includes a reservoir, conduits containing an operating rod assembly and a service rod assembly, and a fluid outlet with a hose...
Modular sheet metal building kit
A modular construction kit for erecting a building is provided. The kit comprises a plurality of base track sections, a plurality of roof receiving tracks, and...
Systems and methods for providing rounded vault forming structures
Rounded vault forming structures and the systems and methods for making the same are disclosed. Such structures include a monolithic building having one or more...
Connecting fitting, frame provided with same, and building using frame
The connecting fitting comprises a band-like section 14 and a back plate 11 that can be inserted between the flanges 7b, 7c by passing between lips 7d, 7e, in...
Framework connecting device of prefabricated building structure
Disclosed is a framework connecting device of a prefabricated building structure. Each connection portion of frameworks, which are formed in the shape of a...
Building panel with a mechanical locking system
Building panels 1, 1' provided with a mechanical locking system including a tongue 30, at an edge of a first panel 1, cooperating with a tongue groove 20, at an...
Building system with multi-function insulation barrier
The invention relates to a building section including a sub-structure and a cladding member connected in fixed relation relative to the sub-structure. A...
Building envelope member with internal water reservoir
Buildings which include rudimentary plumbing can be transported as a set of disassembled modular parts and then assembled on site. The assembled building...
Mobile elevated building
A mobile elevated building assembly is configured to be compactly transportable in a transportation mode yet readily reconfigured to an installed mode after...
Ventilated roof system and method
An energy-efficient ventilated roofing system and method provides a deck protected from the weather by shingles and a sub-deck in a spaced apart relationship...
Secondary lint trap for residential laundry dryer
A secondary lint trap couplable between a laundry dryer and a building-embedded vent duct. The trap has an elongate housing. Aligned inlet and outlet apertures...
Method of making a neutron detector
Methods for building a neutron detector are disclosed, in which the neutron detector comprises at least two conductive cathode sheets lying parallel to one...
A vented toilet system for use in a residential or commercial building. The vented toilet system comprises a toilet bowl and a vent cavity arranged adjacent to...
Building edge mount lifting apparatus
Multiple invocation points in software build task sequence
Methods, apparatuses, and systems for handling multiple invocation points in a software build task sequence are described. A computer may receive a task...
Firmware overwriting method in paired use wireless microphone and receiver
A firmware overwriting method for paired use wireless microphone and receiver is disclosed. The firmware update method comprises building a wireless connection...
Dynamic firmware updating system for use in translated computing
Systems and methods for updating firmware executing on a computing system are disclosed. One method includes building an initial stack for use by an updated...
Systems and methods for identifying software performance influencers
Described are a system and method for identifying variables which impact performance of software under development. Data is collected that is related to...
Distributed parallel build system
Systems, articles of manufacture, and methods for managing distributed parallel builds comprising identifying one or more software components in a software...
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 computing applications based upon metadata
Associating a semantic service description (SSD) with a service, wherein the SSD comprises a semantic description of the service, including a semantic...
System and method for computer power control
Provided herein is a computer implemented system for managing power supply for an electronic device. The system includes computer a learning component that is...
System and method for digital rights management using a secure end-to-end
protocol with embedded encryption keys
Various embodiments of a system and method for digital rights management using a secure end-to-end protocol with embedded encryption keys are described. A DRM...
Cloud transformable device
Technologies for performing a platform transformation on a computing device include transforming a transformable component of the computing device from a first...
Communication with input/output system devices
A computer program product is provided for performing: obtaining, by a channel subsystem, a transport command word (TCW) specified by an operating system, the...
Profile data management
In an embodiment, a profile data management system provides a central repository for data and information associated with a user. The information may be...
Disambiguation of term meaning
A meaning of a term is determined using the contents of a corpus of books through use of metadata about the books within the corpus, terms in the same work...
System and method for monitoring events against continual range queries
A method (and structure) for monitoring continual range queries against events includes decomposing each range query with one or more predefined virtual...
Method of building and using local map of vehicle drive path
An automotive vehicle mapping system is disclosed. The mapping system includes an on-vehicle electronic storage device, a GPS receiver, and an electronic...
Method and apparatus for multiplexing audio program channels from one or
more received broadcast streams to...
A method and apparatus are provided for generating a personalized radio channel playlist by simultaneously buffering tracks from multiple received channels from...