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Printed circuit board assembly for use in space missions
An electronic assembly for use in space missions that includes a PCB and one or more multi-pin CGA devices coupled to the PCB. The PCB has one or more...
An Automatic Location Identifier (ALI) trigger mechanism can include a data tap configured to detect an ALI location request for an emergency services call. The...
Device independent caller data access for emergency calls
Device independent access to stored caller data during an emergency communications event. A call server intercepts an emergency call and determines the...
Secure end-to-end permitting system for device operations
A permitting system for controlling devices in a system includes a permit issuing agent that receives a command to be sent to a device. Based upon at least one...
Linking instances within a cloud computing environment
Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach to allow a user to link multiple cloud instances (e.g., virtual machines) together such that an action...
Virtual multicarrier design for orthogonal frequency division multiple
Embodiments of the present invention provide a virtual multicarrier design for orthogonal frequency division multiple access communications. Other embodiments...
Selecting a content delivery network
A device may receive a content distribution network (CDN) routing table from a topology manager; receive a request, from a device in either of a redirect CDN or...
Method and apparatus for sub-carrier frequency control
The invention pertains to methods, apparatus, and systems for controlling the sub-carrier frequencies in an optical frequency division multiplex communication...
Quantum cascade laser design with stepped well active region
Included are embodiments of a quantum cascade laser structure. Some embodiments include a plurality of quantum wells and a plurality of barriers, at least a...
Voltage controlled spin transport channel
A spin transport channel includes a dielectric layer contacting a conductive layer. The dielectric layer includes at least one of a tantalum oxide, hafnium...
High frequency regeneration of an audio signal with temporal shaping
A method for generating a reconstructed audio signal having a baseband portion and a highband portion is disclosed. The method includes extracting temporal...
A scoring server for assessing technical skills in a practical environment. A client application acts as a middle man between a terminal and an operating system...
Method and apparatus for conveying vehicle driving information
Described are methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for conveying vehicle driving information. A server computing device generates a...
Image registration using a modified log polar transformation
A system and method for registering a test image with a reference image requires decimation of both images to create corresponding image pyramids. A Log-Polar...
Systems and methods for location tracking in a social network
Systems and methods are provided for location tracking and filtering or hiding electronic communications. In one implementation, a method is provided for...
Visualization, sharing and analysis of large data sets
Systems and methods for visualization, sharing and analysis of large data sets are described. Systems and methods may include receiving an input data set,...
System for sharing and rating streaming media playlists
Systems are provided to enable users of a streaming media playback system to share playlists. A user can select a first play-list corresponding to a play-list...
Semiconductor-junction-derived random number generation with triggering
Various embodiments are described that relate to random number generation. When a desire arises for a random number a circuit can be completed with a reverse...
Identifying the positioning in a multiple display grid
In an approach for determining relative positioning in a multiple display grid, a processor receives positioning information from sensors operably affixed to at...
Waveguide structure for mid-IR multiwavelength concatenated
distributed-feedback laser with an active core made...
Concatenated distributed feedback lasers having novel waveguides are disclosed. The waveguides allow for coupling of the laser beam between active and passive...
System and method for using combining couplers with asymmetric split
ratios in a lidar system
A laser radar, or "lidar" system, employs an asymmetric single-ended detector to detect received signals reflected back from targets. The asymmetric...
Methods and devices related to a regulated flow electroporation chamber
The electroporation chamber and its related devices combine the features of an electroporation chamber that acts as a manifold for regulation of sample flow...
Methods for stereoselective coordinative chain transfer polymerization of
The present invention provides a method of producing a polyolefin composition comprising contacting a binuclear metallocene pre-catalyst and a co-catalyst,...
Self-stabilizing hoist apparatus for lifting system
A self-stabilizing hoist apparatus for a lifting system is provided for re-positioning articles which, due to their weight and form, are not readily movable...
Miniature release mechanism or diminutive assembly for nanosatellite
Miniature release mechanisms constrain objects, such as deployables during the launch of space vehicles, such as small satellites and nanosatellites, and enable...
Inflatable electric vehicle
An electric vehicle for personal transportation includes an inflatable body that is airtight and a chassis. The chassis is made of two box-like structures...
Included is a lightweight portable sign which can be used in one aspect to protect stalled or broken down vehicles with passengers still on board, to prevent...
Array structures of containers
An array structure includes a plurality of containers arranged in a predetermined pattern. Each container of the plurality of containers has a maximum outer...
Myonectin (CTRP15), compositions comprising same, and methods of use
Disclosed is the novel myokine known as myonectin (CTRP15), an isolated nucleic acid encoding the myonectin (CTRP15) gene, and the amino acid sequence encoding...
ON01910.Na enhances chemotherapeutic agent activity in drug-resistant
The invention includes compositions and methods of treatment of cancers susceptible to treatment with nucleotide analog chemotherapeutic agent, including...
Methods of inhibiting cancer stem cells with HMGA1 inhibitors
The presently disclosed subject matter relates to methods of inhibiting cancer stem cells and growth of aggressive and/or poorly differentiated metastatic...
Benzenetricarboxylic acid and methods of use
Methods of treating or preventing cancer and/or a neurodegenerative disorder in a subject are provided. The methods comprise administering to a subject a...
Dual-filter ophthalmic lens to reduce risk of macular degeneration
An improved dual-filter lens for protective eyewear that combines a first filter for blocking essentially 100% of UV light, and second filter for filtering blue...
Skin printing and auto-grafting
An apparatus and method for the production of substitute skin that advantageously reduces the amount of donor dermal cells needed from non-wound areas of a...
Devices and methods for preparation of vertebral members
Devices and methods for preparing a surgical site, and in particular vertebral members, which may include a retractable tool and an actuator. The tool may...
Fixation device and method of use for a lapidus-type plantar hallux valgus
An internal plate fixation device is provided for load bearing and non-load bearing fixation on a plantar side of a metatarsocuneiform joint in a Lapidus...
Universal rod holder
A universal rod holder including a drive member and an elongated shaft member. The drive member has a proximal portion and a distal portion, and may include a...
Optimized aperture selection imaging computed tomography system and method
A method and imaging system for operating imaging computed tomography using at least one radiation source and at least one detector to generate an image of an...
Movement correction in MRI using a camera
Provided are methods and systems for movement correction in an MRI environment. In one aspect, provided are systems and methods for movement correction,...
Multi-purpose trocar with lens cleaner
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a scope lens cleaning system disposed within a trocar shaft to allow the surgeon to clean the...
Scent training device
A device for training animals such as rats, dogs, etc. to recognize and associate target odors/scents with food. The training device, sometimes referred to...
Biological product support element
Optimized template matching approach to intra-coding in video/image
A system includes an encoder and a decoder. The encoder selects a first matched template for un-encoded pixels of a video frame using an algorithm for measuring...
Filtering method for performing deblocking filtering on a boundary between
an intra pulse code modulation block...
A filtering method is for performing deblocking filtering on the boundary between an IPCM block and a non-IPCM block adjacent to each other in an image and...
Converting an image from a dual-band sensor to a visible color image
One embodiment describes a method for converting a dual-band image to a visible color image. The method includes converting the dual-band image to data in a...
Solutions for voice over internet protocol (VoIP) 911 location services
An E-9-1-1 voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution is provided wherein a 911 call from a mobile VoIP device is routed directly to the correct Public Safety Answer Point...
Social network security monitoring
A computer-implemented method includes security settings data associated with one or more profiles of a protected social entity on one or more social networks...
Anonymous messaging conversation
An anonymous communication module that provides full conversational anonymous messaging and voice/video communication between two or more parties interacting...
Augmenting location of social media posts based on proximity of other
A process for augmenting social media posts with location information includes a processor generating a social media message without location information...
Rapid assignment dynamic ownership queue
A rapid assignment dynamic ownership queue for text message sessions queues incoming text messages destined for a service bureau, at a network server....