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Cards and assemblies with user interfaces
Laminated cards with user interfaces are provided. The user interfaces can have enhanced tactile feel. In one embodiment, a card may be constructed to have a...
Computer implemented method for sign language characterization
A sign language recognizer is configured to detect interest points in an extracted sign language feature, wherein the interest points are localized in space and...
Techniques for designing an awareness engine that organizes and serves popularly discussed and viral online content in response to user search queries. In an...
Efficient image matching for large sets of images
A system and method to detect similarities between images. The system and method allow comparisons between a query image and one or more catalog images in a...
Method and apparatus for constructing an index that scales to a large number of records and provides a high transaction rate. New data structures and methods...
System and methods for optimizing energy efficiency in programmable
A system for optimizing energy efficiency of an embedded system. A hardware abstraction layer (HAL) is coupled to hardware of an embedded system. An energy...
Search inquiry method using contextual annotation
A computer system and associated method are provided for formulating a search inquiry. A user interface (UI) accepts commands for selecting a first data object,...
Method of constructing navigation map by robot using mouse hippocampal
place cell model
A robot constructs a navigation map based on the cognitive mechanism of rat hippocampus. The robot collects current self-motion cues and color depth map...
Camera mounting assembly
A camera mounting assembly includes a base member or plate for holding a camera and a side member or plate. In an exemplary embodiment, lower slots on the base...
Methods and systems for generating virtual content display with a virtual
or augmented reality apparatus
Several unique configurations for interferometric recording of volumetric phase diffractive elements with relatively high angle diffraction for use in...
Sheet illumination microscope system, image processing device and sheet
An image processing device includes a spatial frequency filtering process unit. The spatial frequency filtering process unit performs a spatial frequency...
The invention relates to a light comprising: a primary lightpipe (2); and, a light source (1). The primary lightpipe may have: a lightpipe inlet side (3)...
Direction of arrival (DOA) estimation apparatuses, methods, and systems
A processor-implemented method for direction-of-arrival estimation. The method includes: receiving a plurality of input signals at a sensor array, each sensor...
Probe approach for DGS sizing
An ultrasonic detection assembly for detecting a characteristic in a test object having a cylindrical peripheral surface. The ultrasonic detection assembly...
Apparatus and method for high resolution complex permittivity sensing
using high Q microwave sensors for lossy...
Apparatuses and methods for non-contact sensing of physical or chemical properties of a target sample using a planar microwave resonator are provided. In one...
Construction site light and cable system
The present invention shows a system for hanging lights and cable hooks from an I-beam overhead girder in a construction site for the purpose of getting lights...
Joint assembly with reinforcing member and foam
A joint assembly that includes first and second joint members is provided. The joint assembly includes a reinforcing member that has an outer surface that...
A valve assembly with a valve member coaxially received within a valve casing and interacts with the casing to provide a one-way inlet valve at one end of the...
Combustion operated impulse drive unit
A combustion management device for generating a thrust burst to impart a physical impulse. In operation, a combustion chamber, defined by a valve unit (33), is...
Roofing debris collection apparatus
A roofing debris collection apparatus having one or more gutter liners constructed to fit in an interior of a gutter to collect roofing debris; one or more...
Construction sheathing and methods of making and using same
A laminated building sheathing comprises a rigid foam board and a facer. The rigid foam board comprises a drainage pattern formed on a major surface of the foam...
Acoustical sound proofing material for architectural retrofit applications
and methods for manufacturing same
A laminated structure for use in retrofit building construction (partition, wall, ceiling, floor or door) that exhibits improved acoustical sound proofing...
A firewall (11) is provided as a partition between an engine room (25) in which an engine (7) and an exhaust gas post-treatment device (10) are arranged and a...
Method to trigger RNA interference
A method to generate siRNAs in vivo is described, as are constructs and compositions useful in the method. The method does not depend on the use of DNA or...
Fused gene, vector, transgenic plant, method for manufacturing vegetable
fat or oil, method for constructing...
1) A fused gene including a nucleic acid sequence which affects the biosynthesis or accumulation of neutral lipid and a phosphorus deficiency-responsive...
Construction of new cucumber fruit mottle mosaic virus derived subgenomic
promotor and expression vector, and...
The purpose of the present invention is to develop a cucumber fruit mottle mosaic virus vector so as to enable a study of gene function through gene silencing...
Screening method for drug target gene using heterozygous deletion fission
The present invention relates to a screening method for a drug target gene by using chemical-genetic profile compendium of the heterozygous deletion fission...
Transposition-mediated identification of specific binding or functional
The method disclosed herein describes a novel technology offering unparalleled efficiency, flexibility, utility and speed for the discovery and optimization of...
Methods for improving the nutritional value of the animal feed using a
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also...
The invention relates to a polypeptide, a corresponding nucleic acid molecule, a construct and/or vector and/or cell comprising such nucleic acid molecule...
Enhanced productivity by attenuation of chlorophyll binding protein genes
Mutant photosynthetic algae having increased biomass productivity are provided. The mutants have attenuated expression of violaxanthin chlorophyll a binding...
Small wafer area MEMs switch
Deep via technology is used to construct an integrated silicon cantilever and cavity oriented in a vertical plane which creates an electrostatically-switched...
Winch hoist pull pin handle
A handle-engaging assembly for releasably engaging a winch hoist handle in a winch hoist, where the winch hoist comprises a frame with an integral...
Tilting cab mechanism for a crane
A cab support assembly supports and moves an operator's cab relative to a frame of a construction machine. The cab support assembly includes a cab support...
Integrated vehicle-end structure
A method for constructing an integrated end structure for a vehicle includes placing a center module for an integrated end structure for a vehicle in a fixture...
Securing arrangement for fitting a foot mat
A securing arrangement for fitting a foot mat to the floor of the foot space of a motor vehicle may have at least one securing element, wherein the securing...
Open roof construction for a vehicle and rollo assembly for use therein
An open roof construction for a vehicle comprises a rollo assembly. The rollo assembly comprises a rollo screen and a winding shaft for the rollo screen which...
Sheet transporting apparatus and image forming system
A sheet transporting apparatus is provided, including a transport mechanism provided with a roller, a motor, a controller, and a measuring input unit, wherein a...
Tank and liquid consuming apparatus including the same
There is provided a tank including: first and second chambers; a liquid inlet port; a first communicating port; a communicating channel; a second communicating...
Polycrystalline diamond constructions having optimized material
Diamond bonded constructions include a diamond body comprising intercrystalline bonded diamond and interstitial regions. The body has a working surface and an...
Magnetic construction system and method
A magnetic construction system comprised of plural multi-shaped structural bodies each containing one or more captured magnets, wherein each magnet is free to...
The invention relates to a device for hemodiafiltration with an extracorporeal circulation (10) for receiving blood to be purified and having a hemodialyzer...
Muscle cell patches and uses therefor
Disclosed herein are contractile cell constructs comprising contractile cells, or progenitors thereof, adhered to a surface of a three dimensional fibroblast...
Method and apparatus for measuring contraction characteristics of
engineered heart tissue constructs
The invention is directed to a novel method for measuring contraction characteristics of engineered heart tissue constructs (16) which is based on the...
Dissolvable intra-tooth spacer
A pulp chamber dental spacer constructed of cold water soluble material, which may include portions of polyvinyl alcohol, to protect the pupal floor of a pulp...
Load-sharing rip-stop double row repairs
A load sharing rip-stop construct and technique for soft tissue repair, particularly rotator cuff repair. A suture tape is inserted through the soft tissue...
Tensionable knotless anchors and methods of tissue repair
Surgical devices and methods of surgical repairs using the devices are disclosed. The device and methods aid in surgical repairs by allowing for quick and...
The invention relates to a rod-shaped body comprised of one or more filaments and of a non-ferromagnetic matrix material. The matrix material surrounds the...
Bread storage dispenser device
A bread storage dispenser device comprising a housing container made to stand upright having a closed bottom surface and open top end with the housing container...
A seating furniture includes a seat device and a backrest device connected via at least one first rotatable coupling in respective coupling portions (P) of the...