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System and method for manufacturing variable stiffness catheters
A system for manufacturing a catheter includes at least first and second controllable rate material feeders that feed at least first and second materials into a...
System and method for adjusting humidification during pressure support
The present disclosure pertains to a pressure support system configured to adjust a pressurized flow of breathable gas delivered to a subject. The system is...
Methods and apparatus for adjusting blood circulation
Embodiments of the invention include a method and a device for increasing blood flow and controlling the temperature of a mammal by applying a desired pressure...
Thermal control system
A thermal control unit for delivering temperature-controlled fluid to one or more patient therapy devices (e.g. pads, blankets, etc.) that are in contact with a...
Portable extractor machine
A vacuum extraction apparatus comprises a base having a first end and a second end, a tank assembly having a first end and a second end, a fluid pump operable...
Intelligent fabric, intelligent shoe and intelligent garment
An intelligent fabric includes: a base layer provided with vent holes and a thermal insulation layer arranged on the base layer and moved relative to the base...
Method for preserving food
What is described is a method for preserving cooked or pre-cooked food, wherein the cooked or pre-cooked food is kept in a preserving chamber with a controlled...
Cooling apparatus for power converter
The cooling apparatus includes: a compressor configured to generate compressed air; first and second vortex tubes configured to generate cold air based on the...
System and method for cooling an information handling system
A method for cooling components of an information handling system (IHS) includes detecting, via a thermal control system, at least one pressure reading, at...
Lighting device that controls light emission, method of controlling same,
and storage medium
A lighting device that properly controls light emission, thereby making it possible to perform product protection of the lighting device from generated heat...
Wireless power transmitter and receiver, and method for transmitting
emergency information in a wireless...
Control method of wireless power receiver that includes transmitting advertisement signal to search for wireless power transmitter; receiving, from wireless...
Master/slave frequency locked loop
A master/slave configuration of a frequency locked Loop (FLL) decouples the process, target voltage, temperature (PVT) tracking goals of locking the loop from...
Apparatus and method for a PVT independent RC delay
Apparatus and methods for a delay circuit are provided. In an example, a delay circuit can include a resistor configured to receive a compensation current, a...
Charging control method, device, and charging cable
The present disclosure provides a charging control method, a charging control device, and a charging cable. The charging control method can be performed in a...
Fuel cell system
There is provided a fuel cell system comprising a first fuel stack, a first temperature gauge configured to measure a first temperature value, a power...
Engine with cylinder liner having a thermoelectric module, and method of
operating the engine
An engine includes a cylinder liner. The cylinder liner includes an interior wall, an exterior wall, and a thermoelectric element disposed therebetween. The...
Tracking device programs, systems and methods
In a tracking device 10, a crescent-shaped PCB 12 partially encircles a battery 15 to minimize thickness of the device 10. A speaker 23 and an LED 24 emit...
Building control system including automated validation, estimation, and
editing rules configuration engine
A building control system is provided that performs validation, estimation, and editing (VEE) on a plurality of interval based energy consumption streams. The...
Image forming apparatus having fixing device that responds to request when
using decolorable ink
An image forming apparatus includes: a first image forming unit which forms a first image on a first recording medium with a first material that is not...
Fixing device and fixing temperature control method of fixing device
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes determination means for determining the size of a medium, heating means for including plural ...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method for processing different
fixing temperatures of different toners
In accordance with an embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises an image forming section, a fixing section and a controller. The image forming section...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a fixing section, a detector, and a controller. A recording medium has a first surface and a...
Radiation imaging apparatus
A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor array and a controller, wherein the controller shifts to a non-capturing mode upon receiving an instruction...
Device and method for estimating state-of-health of battery
A device for estimating a state-of-health (SOH) of a battery module controls a battery current to have a predetermined current value for a testing period such...
Testing module and measuring apparatus having the same
A measuring apparatus includes a base and a testing module. The testing module is received in the base and includes a temperature-controlling bucket, a testing...
Detection of viable pathogens in analyte using culture chamber with
In at least one illustrative embodiment, a system may include a basin that includes an index plate positioned at a bottom of the basin. The basin is configured...
Wavelength band based passive infrared gas imaging
Systems and methods disclosed herein, in accordance with one or more embodiments provide for imaging gas in a scene, the scene having a background and a...
Sensing characteristics and a type of fluid using a temperature dependent
rate of change of a measurement of...
A system for sensing characteristics of a fluid contained within a tank. The system including an ultrasonic sensor, a temperature sensor, and a controller. The...
Method of packing a temperature sensitive product
A method of packing a temperature sensitive product utilizes a temperature controlled product shipper that includes a phase change material bladder which can be...
Thermoelectric temperature-control unit and temperature-control device
A thermoelectric temperature-control unit may include a first contact plate, a second contact plate, and at least one plate-shaped thermoelectric transducer....
Substrate liquid processing apparatus, and control method of heater unit
A control device configured to control a power to be supplied to a heater unit. The control device cuts off the power to be supplied to a heating portion when...
Remote control of an HVAC system that uses a common temperature setpoint
for both heat and cool modes
An HVAC system includes an HVAC unit having a cooling mode and a heating mode for conditioning the air in an inside space, and a programmable thermostat located...
System and method for switching a multiple-zone heat pump refrigerant
system between cooling and heating modes
A computer-implemented method of controlling an operational mode of an outdoor unit connected to a plurality of indoor units, the method including: determining...
Apparatus for generating system
The present application relates to apparatus for generating steam. The apparatus comprises an evaporation surface (24), a heater (26) disposed adjacent to the...
Lamp color temperature stability in an automated luminaire
Described is dynamic control of the temperature of the envelope of an HID lamp in order to stabilize the output color temperature of the lamp. As the lamp power...
Liquid-cooled LED plant growing systems and methods
A controlled-environment plant growing systems are described. The system may include a plant growing enclosure, a liquid-cooled LED unit, an air cooler unit, an...
Heating and cooling system for an on-board gas adsorbent storage vessel
In one aspect, a system for controlling the temperature within a gas adsorbent storage vessel of a vehicle may include an air conditioning system forming a...
A double-walled pipe includes an inner wall, which bounds a flowpath for a first fluid such as air, an outer wall radially spaced from the inner wall so that...
High pressure generator with bidirectional check valves controlling
An ultrahigh pressure generator is disclosed. The ultrahigh pressure generator has a pressure intensifier that discharges a fluid at ultrahigh pressure. The...
Aircraft anti-icing system
An anti-icing system for an aircraft structure includes a cavity that has an exterior surface subject to ice accretion and a bleed source that is configured to...
Systems and methods for vehicle load detection and response
A torque-speed curve or data of load that is used as a standard to determine an external condition in which an electric vehicle is operating such as incline or...
Apparatus and method for esophageal cooling
A balloon catheter is used in a closed-loop heat exchange system for manipulating the temperature of a patient. The balloon catheter is positioned in the...
Secure transaction microcontroller with secure boot loader
A high security microcontroller (such as in a point of sale terminal) includes tamper control circuitry for detecting vulnerability conditions: a write to...
Methods and apparatuses for treating agricultural matter
Methods and apparatuses to activate, modify, and sanitize the surfaces of granular, powdered, or seed material placed in a continuous flow of a low-temperature,...
A determining unit performs failure determination for lights. In failure determination, a first temperature value and a second temperature value are compared,...
Color tunable light with zone control
A lighting system and method features full gamut color and white color correlated temperature (CCT) control of independently controlled zones. Each zone may be...
Systems and methods for controlling color temperature
Methods and systems may be used for controlling the color temperature of one or more light sources (e.g., discrete-spectrum light sources) based on fixture...
Method and apparatus for in-pocket detection by an electronic device
An electronic device includes one or more processors, a motion detector, a temperature sensor, and/or one or more proximity sensor components. The one or more...
Cooling for audio appliances
An audio appliance includes an oscillatable diaphragm, a first heat-dissipation unit, a second heat-dissipation unit, and a control unit. The first...
Remote communication and powered sensing/control/identification devices
using high temperature compatible...
A system includes a network of a plurality of sensing/control/identification devices distributed throughout a machine, each of the...