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A support system for positioning a sprinkler head relative to a support structure in a ceiling, floor, or wall includes a central hub adapted to receive the sprinkler head, a first leg attached to the central hub and having a first end configured to be attached to the support structure, a second leg attached to the cen...
A fingerprint detector having a smooth sensor surface for contact with a fingerprint includes capacitive sensor plates defining an array of sensor cells below the sensor surface and tungsten ESD protection grid lines surrounding each sensor cell. The sensor surface is defined by silicon carbide and includes silicon oxi...
A unique ground fault circuit interrupting (GFCI) device is utilized to control either an industrial circuit breaker or a contactor in protecting a large power distribution circuit against ground faults. The GFCI device is equipped with plural sets of switch contacts which are actuated incident with tripping of the GFC...
A memory system including an array of memory cells, a programming voltage node for receiving a first programming voltage, a memory controller which controls memory programming operations on the array of memory cells, and voltage detection circuitry, operably coupled to the memory controller and the programming voltage ...
A protection device, circuit, and a method of forming the same. A field oxide drain extended nMOS (FODENMOS) transistor (10) is located in an epitaxial region (16). The FODENMOS transistor (10) comprises a field oxide region (36a) that extends from the source diffused regions (22) to over a portion of the extended drai...
A novel electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device used for mixed voltage application is disclosed. Semiconductor-controlled rectifier (SCR) is utilized as the basic protection device for ESD current bypass. MOS transistors are stacked in a cascode configuration with at least two transistors to reduce the trigger ...
An electric switching unit for preventing oxidation of copper-base contacts in contactors comprises a body (2), comprises an electromagnet (11) having a stationary yoke (7) and a moving armature (15) in cooperating relation with a plurality of switches (36). A protective casing (42) is fixed on the body so as to contai...
An integrated circuit (IC) package includes an IC having at least one ESD protection circuit that provides protection against electrostatic discharge. The IC has a plurality of bond pads that are not coupled to the ESD protection circuit. The IC is connected to a substrate. The substrate has a first plurality of conduc...
A camera for use with a film cartridge having a retractable lip portion that is retracted upon exposure of film in the cartridge, and that is fully extended before exposure of the film, the camera comprises a camera body for forming a protective enclosure. A double exposure hook is disposed in the camera body that latc...
A system for providing protective cooling for machine surfaces which, in the absence of such cooling, would otherwise be damaged on exposure to a high heat flux, and in which such cooling is initiated and regulated by the surface itself through its novel construction and the behavior of the materials of which it is mad...
A copy flag detecting circuit in a device detects the copy generation management information. This copy generation management information is inserted in the CIP header of the IEEE 1394 packet for transmission. The copy flag detector of the 1394 interface in the device detects the copy generation management information ...
Corrosion protection of magnesium and aluminum alloys in engine coolants and heat-exchange fluids is achieved by the use of a select group of aliphatic and aromatic carboxylate acids or the alkaline metal, ammonium or amine salts thereof in combination with a fluoride and/or a fluorocarboxylic acid or salt thereof. The...
The present invention discloses a URD including: a non-volatile storage memory having program code, wherein said program code is configured to enable a network protocol for communicating with a host system; and a controller for controlling operations performed on said storage memory. Preferably, the storage memory incl...
A method and apparatus are that restrict access to digital content to an authorized user on one or more systems using biometric watermarks. The disclosed biometric watermarking techniques allow an authorized user to be uniquely identified. Access to digital content is restricted to digital content in accordance with th...
A production protection system dealing with digital contents that are digital production includes obtaining means, first content decryption means, and second content decryption means. The obtaining means obtains data including a first content, on which first encryption has been performed, and a second content, on which...
An apparatus for electric braking and system protection for an electric generator includes a dynamic brake and a crowbar circuit designed for cooperation with power converters to dump power upon command. The dynamic brake includes at least one resistor and the crowbar circuit includes another at least one resistor for ...
The invention discloses a surface mountable laminated circuit protection device by using a conductive composite material with PTC characteristics. The design of the invention enables the combinational arrangements of a top electrode, a bottom electrode and an insulating material between electrodes without using a condu...
A flexible hurricane shutter is provided. A composite laminate material is constructed using layers of high elastic modulus fibers or fiber bundles. The material also can be coated with a membrane on one or both sides to improve the elastic strength and wind- and water-resistance of the material to provide further prot...
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for encoding digital watermarks into content signals. Also disclosed are systems and methods for detecting and/or verifying digital watermarks in content signals. According to one embodiment, a system for encoding of digital watermark information includes: a window identifier fo...
An evacuation sheath assembly and method of reducing or removing a blockage within a vessel without permitting embolization of particulate matter is provided. The evacuation sheath assembly includes a first elongate tubular member, having proximal and distal ends and a main lumen configured to be placed in fluid commun...
A design device and method of manufacturing a vertical cavity surface emitting laser with a visual indicator for determining exposure to electrostatic discharge (ESD) or electrical overstress (EOS). Either an on-chip or off-chip fuse used in series or in parallel with the VCSEL that provides a visual indicator that the...
Control units, such as e.g. gatekeepers, which operate according to the H.323 standard are protected against H.225 signalling overload by the denial of call requests that have no prospect of success according to the H.323 protocol specifications. This preferably occurs during the initial exchange of messages, which are...
Error protection based on a nonlinear code set may be used in a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) radio communications system. A decoder decodes received MIMO data streams and generates an automatic repeat request (ARQ) message for data units received for the MIMO data streams for each transmission time interval. A...
Various mechanisms are disclosed for protecting the security of memory in a computing environment. A security layer can have an encryption layer and a hashing layer that can dynamically encrypt and then dynamically hash sensitive information, as it is being loaded to dynamic memory of a computing device. For example, a...
A host electronic device may be coupled to an accessory electronic device. During normal operation, the host device may supply the accessory device with power over a power supply line. Back-powering events in which the accessory device delivers power to the host device may be prevented by interposing a protection trans...
Embodiments of present invention disclose a service protection method, an optical line terminal, and a system in a passive optical network and relate to the communications field, which not only implements service protection after a fault occurs on a working link between a first OLT and a switching device, but also impl...
An electrostatic protection element is provided with: a pair of discharge electrodes that are provided on an insulating substrate; and a discharge auxiliary electrode that connects the discharge electrodes to each other so as to link a discharge gap D between the discharge electrodes. The discharge auxiliary electrode ...
Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for securing a theft-susceptible movable object at a selected location. A security system is positioned at a selected location for protection of a theft-susceptible movable object. The security system includes a magnetic field source adapted to generate a magnetic field that ...