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In a method for data transfer between a plurality of memory cells and at least one input/output terminal of a semiconductor memory, and a semiconductor memory for carrying out the method, a memory cell address is defined by a control signal for a data transfer. A data transfer operation from or to the memory cells is c...
Methods and apparatuses to provide services to people who wish to make connections for real time communication, such as live telephone conversation, chat, video conferencing, etc. In one embodiment, a method includes: presenting a graphic to guide a communicator through a connection process to establish a media connect...
A system and method is disclosed for identifying a technology bias of a company located within a community. Information is gathered regarding technology production, where the technology production includes technology that relates to technology produced by the company. Other information is gathered regarding technology ...
Embodiments are directed to establishing caches that provide authoritative domain name system (DNS) answers to DNS requests. In one scenario, a computer system establishes a cache that stores authoritative DNS answers to DNS queries. The cache corresponds to a specified DNS zone that includes authoritative DNS answers ...
A method of providing a substantially constant rheological profile of an oil-based drilling fluid over a temperature range of about 120° F. to about 40° F., comprising adding drilling fluid additive to the drilling fluid, wherein the drilling fluid additive comprises an organoclay composition comprising: organoclay c...
Cell culture isolation and expansion of CTC from cancer patients to derive prognostic and predictive information and provide a substrate for subsequent genetic, metabolic, immunologic and other cellular characterizations. This method isolates and extracts CTC from a blood sample to grow cancer cell colonies for a long-...
An IP multimedia gateway (IMG) may be operable to identify a client device for which the IMG may not currently possess a capability to provide a particular service. The IMG may notify the client device that the IMG may not currently possess the capability to provide the particular service. The client device may be allo...
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for transferring credits from one gaming device to another via the use of coded scrip is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of accepting a cash-out command in the gaming device, scanning a magnetically manifested code uniquely identifying a scrip stored in the gami...
A system and methods for using current and past positional data to provide spatial and temporal information is provided. The inventive system and methods use stored GPS data to provide users with location-based services such as information on when a user was at a particular location, where the user was at a particular ...
The current invention discloses novel approaches to help individuals defend against headaches and body pains with orally-delivered cyanocobalamin, methylcobalamin, adenosylcobalamin, and combinations thereof. Original clinical research conducted by the inventor on almost 2,000 humans yielded surprising and unexpected r...
The present invention relates to the use of a dryer-added fabric softener composition, after a normal wash process, said composition having optimal characteristics for providing good coverage of fabrics that are treated, and optionally comprising at least one fabric softener component, for imparting fabric appearance b...
A computing system includes an application object, a computer based training instruction object ("INSTRUCTION object") and an agent engine. The INSTRUCTION object runs concurrently with the application object. The application objects includes a first action processor and a first command processor. The first act...
The disclosure herein provides data security on a parallel computer system using virtual private networks connecting the nodes of the system. A mechanism sets up access control data in the nodes that describes a number of security classes. Each security class is associated with a virtual network. Each user on the syste...
A technique includes using a network sniffer to acquire at least one measurement of network activity associated with an application component, where the application component is a candidate to be migrated to a cloud. The technique further includes, based at least in part on the measurement(s), determining at least one ...
An apparatus configured to receive, from a remote apparatus (master navigator), a bearing signal indicating the directional offset of a destination with respect to a directional reference, and use the bearing signal to indicate, on a portable apparatus (direction resolver), the heading of the destination with respect t...
A system for electronic image signal processing is described for use in a system including high speed film scanning apparatus and residual based hierarchical storage and display apparatus wherein full resolution luminance and half resolution color signals are processed to directly generate tonescale corrected full reso...
Methods and apparatus are provided for enabling an operator to provide pre-recorded information to a customer in an interactive manner. The methods and apparatus utilize an audio storage medium which contains one or more audio information segments that can be accessed and played by an audio device without playing any o...
Compositions and methods which utilize certain linear amine based polymer, oligomer, or copolymer materials as fabric treatment agents that can impart fabric appearance benefits to fabrics and textiles laundered in washing solutions which contain such materials....
A system for servicing a plurality of queues containing data cells for transmission over a communication medium. Each queue has an associated queue priority. A queue service sequence is generated in response to the queue priorities and represents a specific order for servicing the plurality of queues. A particular queu...
A frequency regulation system includes a sensor to detect a power grid signal and a frequency deviation identification module to determine a power grid frequency deviation from the power grid signal. A demand response module identifies an operating schedule for available demand response resources based on frequency dev...
Methods and apparatus to provide packet switched service continuity during circuit switched fallback operation are described. One example method includes determining that a target system does not support packet switched handover; determining if non-3GPP access for packet switched service is available; and triggering ha...
A CMOS based input buffer suitable for use with PECL or LVPECL voltage levels is described. The input buffer utilizes a differential voltage comparator that employs positive feedback to provide input hysteresis, symmetric headroom and increased noise immunity. In addition, the input buffer can utilize a reference volta...
A charge pump is used to supply current to the ionization detection circuit. To detect in-cylinder ions generated during the combustion process, a DC bias voltage needs to be applied. There are two ways to generate the DC bias: conventional DC power supply (large electronics) and capacitor charges by primary or seconda...
A mobile wireless communications device is for use with a hearing aid including a hearing aid compatible (HAC) coil. The device may include a portable housing and a wireless receiver carried by the portable housing. The device may also include at least one image capture component and a positioning coil associated there...
A fuel cell system for providing primary and/or auxiliary/backup power to one or more loads for which a primary and/or backup power source is desirable to enable equipment to function for its intended purpose. The system provides power to the one or more loads upon the occurrence of power outage condition, which includ...
The present invention is directed to a method for producing agricultural information on an area of interest, with the information based on raw, remote imaging data that is typically produced by a sensor associated with a satellite or aircraft. In one embodiment, the method includes processing raw, remote imaging data t...
Content delivery is provided responsive to content consumer requests by providing dynamically generated manifests to content consumers, the manifests providing retrieval information to retrieve content or media fragments of content from segments of a broadcast or Webcast and alternative or replacement content. Alternat...
A headset to provide noise reduction may include a first microphone that is disposed outside the headset and detects external noise, a first blocking unit configured to block the external noise entering an inside of the headset, a second blocking unit configured to block external noise which is not blocked by the first...
The disclosure is of an orthopedic appliance designed to facilitate the reduction of anterior dislocation of person's shoulder by utilizing the principle of a third class lever. After the elbow is immobilized against chest wall with a chest belt, the reduction is achieved by inflating a pouch tightly secured with s...
A method and apparatus are provided for providing an acknowledgement (ACK) message combined with one or more communication message of a data packet that is transmitted using a single channel. The method comprising acts of associating the ACK with a channel ID of a recipient; building the ACK information data pattern, w...
A web page is generated by applying a partial evaluation technique. In one embodiment, at design time, a page designer enables a dynamic version of a page specification program to be generated, such as by way of a page customization interface. This dynamic version can be executed during the design process, with page cu...
A system and method for controlling routing of data. It is determined whether at least one data flow is active, the at least one data flow having an ingress portion of a current ingress path to a first point from a second point and an egress portion of a current egress path to the second point from the first point. Ano...
The present invention provides methods of limiting cell death resulting from hypoxic-ischemia comprising, administering an omega-3 lipid-based emulsion after a hypoxic-ischemia insult. The omega-3 lipid-based emulsion preferably comprises at least 20% omega-3 oil, by weight, and wherein the omega-3 oil comprises at lea...
An improvement in a gripping tool having a grip surface carried by movable grip elements and cam linkages to radially move the grip surface from a retracted to an extended position. The improvement involves a tri-cam linkage with cam pairs supporting bi-rotary to axial stroke activation and further cam linkages to caus...
A central controller such as one operating for a credit card account issuer receives one or more billing items which are to be printed on an account holder's billing statement. The central controller determines if the billing items, which typically specify purchases, satisfy any merchant-specified upsell offer cond...
A method of controlling a welding robot substantially comprises (i) teaching three points in the neighborhood of a teaching line to define a weaving pattern, and (ii) controlling three basic axes of a welding robot so that a welding torch tip of the robot moves on one of the surfaces of a triangular pillar formed by sh...
A telecommunications device includes a local area network with redundant first and second buses. Multiple cards coupled to the first and second buses communicate using the first bus. A first monitor coupled to the first and second buses detects a failure of the first bus and communicates a message indicating the failur...
A irradiation attachment for an optical fiber which provides an output of light that has a highly uniform intensity. The device includes a hollow spherical shell having a diffusive reflective surface or target supported therein. Light is directed into the hollow spherical shell so that it reflects off the diffusive ref...
The present invention relates to a camera enabled mobile device and method of toggling between an augmented reality image viewing mode and a rendered image viewing mode based, in part, on viewability of an augmented reality target (visible or invisible—markerless) proximate the camera enabled mobile device. The metho...
A blood vessel analysis information providing method includes emitting an ultrasonic signal on a body portion where a blood vessel exists and sensing a reflected ultrasonic signal, generating a color mode image by using the reflected ultrasonic signals, and determining diameters of the blood vessels based on pixel valu...
A method to provide an entertainment service in connection with a telecommunication service includes transmitting by a remote control apparatus transmits a first control command to operate an electronic device providing an entertainment service to an electronic device while a user uses a telecommunication service, and ...