item (Total 17163 Patents Found)

Item (17163 Patents Found)
A vehicle seat retention system includes a vehicle seating assembly having a seat, which includes a seating surface and a seatback having seatback surface. A continuous peripheral rim is disposed on a first side, a second side, and a front of the vehicle seat, below the seating surface of the vehicle seating assembly. ...
Optimized delivery of locally applicable Internet content to users. A cache of locally applicable Internet content is maintained in a local content server, based upon a monitoring of locations of users requesting Internet content. Requests for Internet content are received from user equipment through a wireless network...
A content item on a content management system can be shared using a generated sharing link. The sharing link can be a custom network address, such as a uniform resource locator (URL), which allows the content item to be accessed without authentication. The sharing index and a content path of the content items can be li...
A three dimensional weave fabric material is disclosed for use in producing woven hats and other items. The three dimensional weave fabric material comprises two layers of material, a face layer and a back layer. The face layer and the back layer are then woven together via floating threads to create predetermined patt...
A laundry treating appliance and method for controlling the operation of a laundry treating appliance having a rotatable drum at least partially defining a treating chamber for receiving laundry for treatment in accordance with a treating cycle of operation by determining the presence of a bulky laundry item based on i...
Electronic test set embodiments and related methods are provided that can include a variety of safety components and/or processes which permit expandable or scalable automated testing of different types of equipment with or without installed sensitive, dangerous, vulnerable or expendable equipment. Embodiments can prog...
Systems and methods for presenting a content summary of a media item to a user based on a position within the media item are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a method may include receiving identification of a position within a media item residing on an electronic device. For example, the identified position ma...
A system and method for incentivizing users to alter virtual item balances in an online game are disclosed. The incentives may include rewards for users to reach balance goals. The balance goals may specify target balances of virtual items to be reached in user inventories, and a time by which such target balances must...
A method and system are described for obtaining at least a first mode ranking and a second mode ranking responsive to one or more categorical attributes of a first item and to one or more payment mode use constraints and transmitting at least an indication of a first payment mode responsive to at least the first mode r...
Food item scales, methods for determining the weight of food items, and methods for calibrating food item scales are provided. A method for determining a weight of a food item includes receiving a voltage signal and a sine wave generator signal, capturing a first voltage signal value at a first trigger datum and a seco...
In a method and apparatus for the selection of at least one item of examination information for a medical imaging examination before the medical imaging examination begins, position data of the patient are detected using a position detector. For this purpose, the patient is disposed for the medical imaging examination ...
An electrical power supply device ( 10 ) for electrically powering equipment on a rotary rotor ( 2 ) of an aircraft ( 1 ), which rotor is driven by a shaft ( 5 ), said device ( 10 ) comprising a removable stick ( 11 ). The stick ( 11 ) includes an upper alternator ( 20 ) and an upper tube ( 12 ) secured to said shaft (...
An apparatus for simulating perspiration of human body and for assessing the vapor permeability and comfort of an item of clothing, comprising: a manequin body, provided internally with a cavity, which is contoured so as to wear the item of clothing to be tested and has on its surface a plurality of through hole...
A system and method for item-based social discovery are provided. In example embodiments, entity data that associates respective items of a plurality of items with respective entities of a plurality of entities is stored, each entity of the plurality of entities being registered at a social network service. An item ind...
The invention relates to a method for estimation of information representative of a height. In order to minimize the required calculation time, the method comprises steps for: selection of a first point from among a plurality of points of a normal map, a normal being associated with each of the points of said pl...
An item data management server having the capability to transfer information and records via a physical item data record of an item data management server. The physical item data record transfer and/or cloning facilitates ready maintenance and upkeep of the inventory of physical items to other users to facilitate commu...
Recommending a media item may include, for example, a statistical model of media consumption is applied to media session consumption data from a community of users to infer parameters of the model. The model comprises a first probability distribution for each user defining a likelihood of the user having a latent chara...
A sensor device includes the ability to determine part presence and at least one physical characteristic of the part. A drive coil and sense coil are arranged so that a voltage applied across the drive coil causes a response in the sense coil, which is influenced by the presence of the item of interest. In a first mode...
An abrading machine is disclosed for abrasion of substantially plane items by use of rotating abrading discs, which are moved simultaneously forwards and backwards transverse to the item and which preferably has downward extending abrasive lamellae. The machine also preferably includes one, typically two, opposite rota...
A system and method for formulating a related content query are provided. A search engine receives queries having terms for content items and stores the queries and user interaction data in a query log. Also, the search engine provides a collection of content items and related content item queries for each content item...
Methods and systems for communicating item information between merchant equipment for scanning or selecting the item and a customer's mobile device are provided. According to one aspect, a method for communicating item information between merchant equipment for scanning or selecting the item and a customer's mo...
L'invention concerne un système de vérification (100) automatique pour commerce de détail (305) permettant à un client (330) de vérifier plusieurs articles dotés de codes d'identification respectifs. Ledit système comprend un ordinateur (260) doté d'une mémoire (370) tampon (390), un lecteur de cod...
A method for automatically establishing an identification theft recovery service and/or credit fraud recovery service from a company that provides such services relating to identification theft and/or credit fraud, when an individual purchases an item and receives a record of the purchase such as a receipt, which may o...
According to an aspect of the invention, a tag system for facilitating a purchase of a sellable item is conceived, the tag system comprising an anti-theft tag and an NFC tag, wherein said NFC tag is arranged to support a payment transaction for purchasing the sellable item, and wherein the NFC tag is further arranged t...