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A method for lifting individual flat objects from a stack of objects includes providing at least two suction elements spaced apart from one another for lifting a respective object, alternately lifting the respective objects with the suction elements, and either forcing the respective object in at least one deforming di...
A control system ( 24 ) for controlling a safety system ( 40 ) of an automotive vehicle includes a plurality of wheel speed sensors ( 30 ) generating a plurality of wheel velocity signals, a steering angle sensor ( 39 ) generating a steering actuator angle signal, a yaw rate sensor ( 28 ) generating a yaw rate signal, ...
A method of screening a mixture for active entities, which method comprises: providing a plurality of ligands, wherein each ligand is attached to a support to form a plurality of ligand-support complexes, contacting the ligand-support complexes with a mixture comprising a plurality of entities under conditions that all...
A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for processing a text message are disclosed. For example, the method receives the text message, analyzes the text message for an indication that a sender of the text message is requesting location information of an individual that the text message is addressed to...
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a synthesis engine having a controller, and a storage medium for storing instructions to be executed by the controller. The instructions, when executed by the controller, can cause the controller to retrieve collected information a...
An apparatus and method to increase accuracy in individual attributes derived from anonymous aggregate data uses aggregation keys in order to retrieve distribution sets and generate best-effort results for individual attributes. Multiple aggregation keys may be utilized to which individual attributes may be cross-mappe...
A system operable to attribute a value associated with a series of user interactions to individual interactions in the series, the system including: (a) an interface, configured to obtain information of interactions which are included in the series of interactions; and (b) a processor on which an attribution module is ...
Providing supplemental contact information for an individual referenced in an electronic message typically includes receiving an electronic message, examining the electronic message, detecting an identifier for a referenced individual contained in the electronic message, and making supplemental contact information for ...
The invention relates to a method and current measuring arrangement for measuring electric current flowing in an individual electrode in an electrolysis system. The electrolysis system comprises a plurality of interleaved electrodes ( 1, 2 ), cathodes ( 1 ) and anodes ( 2 ), arranged in an electrolysis cell ( 3 ) and i...
A device and a process for enabling an incident wide bandwidth (greater than about 1 GHz) short duration (less than about 10 microseconds) individual pulse of electromagnetic radiation to be digitally sampled at a sampling rate that is achievable by available digital sampling circuits. The incident pulse is modulated o...
A plurality of spaced ceiling mounted fixtures or other controllable electrical appliances have radiation detectors mounted within each fixture and wired internally of the fixture to a dimming circuit or to a ballast. The radiation detectors have sensitivity over a wide angle and have elongated plastic radiation conduc...
A plurality of booklets interconnected end to end in the form of a television guide book-strip, each booklet being printed with television program information arranged horizontally on the pages thereof, the book-strip and booklets having vertical fold lines along its center, the book-strip and booklets having free edge...
The machine comprises a main carousel including a horizontal axis having seats which are angularly equidistant and open outwardly and including at the front a gripper and at the rear a folding device. Each seat passes first adjustable means with the gripper open to supply the gripper with a packaging sheet arranged on ...
Various embodiments include a system and method that enhance the visualization of selected individual images from a real-time scan. The method can include acquiring ultrasound image data at an ultrasound system. The method may include processing the acquired ultrasound image data according to cine sequence processing p...
A method for predicting a placebo response in an individual, suffering from or at risk of developing a pain disorder is described. Data is collected from the individual by querying the individual on personality and/or health traits, or performing one or more social learning and/or (bio)physical tests on said individual...
A computerized method and computer-executable instructions for assessing personality and temperament characteristics of a registered user by a centralized computing device. The method includes providing a first user interface with at least two color elements for the user to sort in a “most like me” to “least like...
An apparatus and method for searching for a place name according to an individual moving pattern is disclosed, whereby a user can search for a place name corresponding to a place where the user has visited. The apparatus for searching for a place name according to an individual moving pattern includes a position detect...
Sensor module for sensing forces to the head of an individual and wirelessly transmitting signals corresponding thereto for analysis, tracking and/or reporting the sensed forces....
A block-based storage system may implement dynamic durability adjustment for page cache write logging. A rate of incoming write requests for data volumes maintained at a storage node may be monitored. Based, at least in part, on the rate of incoming write requests, a dynamic modification to a durability property for a ...
A method for measuring parameters, such as human weight, together with additionally carried weight, in motion. The method provides registration of signals generated by load sensors disposed in shoe insoles; whereat each insole has at least two load sensors, with one mounted near the heel region and the other near the t...
A plurality of series-connected interrupters are connected in series and are mounted in a low-pressure tank. Pairs of the interrupters are mounted on a high-pressure tank filled with SF6 gas. Each individual interrupter contains its own blast valve, adjacent cooperating contacts and disposed radially interiorly of a ma...
The invention resides in a module used in conjunction with other such modules in an apparatus for rapidly producing an article having a three-dimensional design comprising a base, a plurality of pins mounted on said base and said plurality of pins movable relative thereto, a plurality of drive motors corresponding in n...
A bipolar electrolyzer adapted for the electrolysis of aqueous solutions of alkali metal halides is disclosed, as well as methods of operating the electrolyzer. The electrolyzer includes means to maintain a uniform head of anolyte in all of the individual cells, such as by extending pipe means, external of the cells to...
A method and apparatus for evaluating the task-processing style of an individual by presenting that individual with a simulated situation and recording the individual's responses while resolving the situation. A subject undergoing the assessment is asked to assume the responsibilities of an Assistant Superintendent...
Implementations of the present disclosure involve a system and method for load balancing a string of jars. The temperature and voltage of each jar is measured and a target voltage for the jar is set based on the measured temperature. A current is supplied to the jar in order to maintain, increase, or decrease the jar&#...
A computer-implemented system and process for generating video search engine results page is disclosed. The system provides a query term and retrieves a collection of search results. Tags are generated for each search result and used to match media objects to each search result. The search results and video objects rel...
A device, system and method for positively establishing an identity of an individual is provided. The device, system and method of the present disclosure provides for coupling an electronic information carrier to a reader device; receiving in the reader device at least one biometric identifier from the electronic infor...
An aid for matching a cosmetic to the skin of an individual has a series of alternating projections and gaps distributed circumferentially of the aid. The aid is designed so that, when it is placed on the hand of an individual, skin is visible in the gaps. The aid is used to compare different shades of a cosmetic with ...
Determining and applying a cache replacement policy for a computer application running in a computer processing system is accomplished by receiving a processor core data request, adding bits on each cache line of a plurality of cache lines to identify a core ID of an at least one processor core that provides each cache...
An automated banking machine operates to cause financial transfers responsive at least in part to data read from data bearing records. The automated banking machine includes a reader configured to read identifying data from currency bills dispensed from the machine. A wearable computer device configured to be worn by a...
A system and method for an electronic public forum to facilitate solicitation support of shareholder initiatives (e.g., for inclusion on an annual ballot or for a special vote, for instance). The public forum may be a web site provided as a service that permits individual stakeholders to view positions of third party e...
L'invention concerne un système de gestion de transaction pour gérer l'achat de produits et/ou services par des acheteurs à partir de vendeurs. Le système comprend un stockage de données pour stocker : des données d'acheteur comprenant, pour chacun d'une pluralité d'acheteurs, un identifiant ...
La présente invention a trait, de manière générale, à un système et un procédé pour la réception et la transmission d'une pluralité de requêtes et de réponses simultanées, indépendamment de leur fonctionnalité, protocole, avec une utilisation optimale des ressources disponibles. Plus particulièremen...