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Upright vacuum cleaner

A vacuum cleaner is disclosed. The vacuum cleaner comprises a cleaner body, a multi cyclonic a primary cyclone and at least one secondary cyclone, a suction source having a suction source inlet and a suction source outlet, a main filter assembly including a main filter element comprising a selectively permeable material, a discharge member having an opened upper end coupled to the peripheral edge of the primary airflow outlet and a closed lower end, and a guide rib provided at the primary cyclone for guiding the airflow in a direction tangential to the inner peripheral wall surface of the primary cyclone. Accordingly, it is possible to separate easily and conveniently dust and dirt from the airflow and deposit the dust and dirt into the dust collecting container.
Owner:LG ELECTRONICS INC

Digital broadcast widget system

Provided is a digital broadcast (digital TV) widget system. The digital broadcast widget system includes: a transmitter for providing widget information for generating a widget and for providing one or more of broadcast information (A / V stream), EPG information, VOD information and Internet information for digital broadcast; a receiver for displaying the widget on a TV screen by processing the broadcast information (A / V stream), the EPG information, the VOD information, the Internet information and the widget information; and a user input unit for enabling a user to input to the receiver information responding to the widget. The receiver includes an application platform which having a browser for processing information provided from the transmitter or the user input unit and for generating the widget corresponding to the widget information, based on the broadcast information (A / V stream), the EPG information, the VOD information, the Internet information, and device information of the receiver.
Owner:PXD

Mobile communication device

Disclosed herein is a mobile communication device that includes a first device body having an Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and being elongate in a lengthwise direction thereof; a second device body rotatably connected to the first device body by a hinge provided to a widthwise edge of the first device body so that the second device body can be rotated about the hinge relative to the first device body to be opened and closed with respect to the first device body; a keypad arranged on the second device body and exposed to the outside when the second device body is closed and faces the first device body; and first and second key arrays arranged on the first device body and exposed to the outside when the second device body is rotated and opened from the first device body.
Owner:SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD

Magnetic beverage holder

A thermally insulative, polymeric beverage holder having inner and outer side wall sections with a magnet having a substantially flat, outwardly facing surface disposed between inner and outer side wall sections of the holder, the magnet imparting to the holder a substantially planar side wall surface that is attachable to a substantially vertical ferrous metal surface with sufficient attractive force to support the weight of a full beverage container disposed inside the holder. A beverage holder having magnets disposed in both the side and bottom walls is also disclosed. Optionally, the beverage holder can include a molded polymeric liner.
Owner:GARY LONNIE F

Security system

During use of equipment by a user having qualifications to use the equipment, an image of the user is continuously photographed by a video camera. When the face of the user can no longer be detected from the image acquired by the camera, warning is issued through voice and screen display and the photographing of an image and the detection of a face are continued. When the face of the user cannot be detected within a predetermined amount of time (e.g., 10 seconds), the equipment is locked.
Owner:FUJIFILM CORP +1

Coupling and closure apparatus for dispensing valve assembly

A fluid dispensing assembly for fluid dispensing and fluid transmission from a fluid source. The fluid dispensing assembly alone may dispense from a fluid source, or may be connected to a fluid dispensing system. The fluid dispensing assembly has a closure connected to a coupler. The closure includes fill through capabilities. The coupler is provided with a locking feature for preserving proper orientation and a closed position before being coupled to a piece of fluid dispensing equipment.
Owner:COLDER PRODS

Controlling a terminal of a communication system

The present invention relates to a terminal for a communication system. The terminal comprises detector means that are arranged to detect if there is a contact between at least one surface of the terminal and the skin of the user of the terminal. The detection means comprise at least two different detector arrangements for detecting a contact between the terminal and the user. The detector arrangements each comprise independently operating sensor means (7, 8, 30). At least one function of the terminal is arranged to be controlled based on a signal generated by the detecting means in response to the detection. The invention relates further to a detector arrangement for a communications terminal and a method for controlling a communications terminal.
Owner:NOKIA TECHNOLOGLES OY

Database synchronization for mobile computing devices

The invention relates to performing server initiated database synchronisation between a mail server 10 and a client on a mobile computing device 70. Both the mail server and the client are provided with a copy of a user mailbox 40, 40A. When a message for that user is received at the mail server, this is stored in their server mailbox. The mail server then initiates a link with the client and prompts it to dial into the mail server in order to synchronise its local copy of the mailbox with the server copy. In this manner new mail is automatically transferred to the client device upon receipt at the mail server.
Owner:IBM CORP

Method for offline drm authentication and a system thereof

A method for offline DRM authentication and a system thereof relates to the information security field. In order to solve the problem that a license must be requested from the server in the process of DRM authentication, the invention provides a method for offline DRM authentication, in which, the method comprises: a content provider encrypts the data file with DRM standard and stores the internal information in an authentication device, the authentication device is connected to the local computer, the software program on the local computer opens and reads the data file. A system for offline DRM authentication, in which, the system comprises an authentication device, a client PC and content provider side, the authentication device comprises the DRM service module and authentication communication module. Compared with the prior art, the present invention allows the user to use the DRM protected information without a network connection.
Owner:FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES

Method of controlling devices and tuner device

A control method for recording audio / video data streams in a display device of a wireless network comprises transmitting a Give Tuner Device Status message to a tuner device to request status information of the tuner device that senses a record command signal input from a user and transmits A / V data streams to the display device; receiving a response message, Tuner Device Status message, which includes the status information of the tuner device, from the tuner device in response to the Give Tuner Device Status message; transmitting a record on message, which includes the status information of the tuner device, to the source device; and receiving a record status message from the source device in response to the record on message, wherein the response message includes information indicating whether caption information is included in the A / V data streams transmitted from the tuner device to the display device.
Owner:LG ELECTRONICS INC

Luggage case with a power device

InactiveUS20120152677A1Convenient to useExtensive applicationPursesLuggageElectrical batteryFixed frame
The present invention relates to the field of luggage case products, more concretely, relates to a luggage case with a power device. This luggage case with a power device includes case body, fixing frames, pull rods and wheels, the pull rods are fixed in the rear part of the case body by the fixing frames, and the wheels are fixed at the bottom of the case body, which is characterized in that, at least one of the wheels has a current generator, the current generator connects with the battery, and the battery outputs to electrical equipment. The present invention generates power naturally during the moving, without additional acting or a long-time sunshine, its use is more convenient, and its application is more extensive, can store the generated power in the battery in reserve, it can not only charge the electronic devices at any time, but also has stable current output and little damage to electronic products.
Owner:LANGKE PLASTIC SHENZHEN

Method and Device for Recharging Using Portable Multi-Voltage Solar Cell

A portable solar cell charger and methods of charging electronic devices using the same are disclosed. A portable solar cell charger comprises at least one solar cell plate holding a plurality of solar cells; a film with reformed surface formed on the solar cell plate; a power control part supplying a load side with power after perceiving a voltage required from the load side; and a case holding the solar cell plate and the power control part. A method of charging an electronic device using a solar cell charger comprises perceiving a voltage required from a load side using a microprocessor; converting the perceived voltage using D / A converter; comparing the converted voltage with a voltage from a solar cell plate; integrating signals from a comparator and a pulse generator; adjusting the voltage from the solar cell plate; and supplying the voltage from the solar cell plate into the load side.
Owner:SOLEITEC

Baby food maker

A baby food maker (100). Baby food maker (100) comprises a jar (102) having an open top and an open bottom for holding food, a top cap (104) for closing the open top of jar (102), a bottom cap (106) sealingly engaged with the lower end of said jar for forming a cooking chamber (103), blending or stirring means (114) installed inside cooking chamber (103) for blending / storing food, a heating tube (116) fixedly installed on the bottom of bottom cap (106) for heating food, a blender base (112) disposed underneath cooking chamber (103) for supporting cooking chamber (103), a motor (124) installed inside blender base (112) and removably coupled with means (114) for driving means (114) to blend or stir food, and an adapting member (110) engaged with the lower portion of jar (102) for adapting cooking chamber (103) to stand on blender base (112).
Owner:PENG ZHENG

Folding bicycle structure

A folding bicycle comprises a retractable front tube set. Handles at two sides of the top of the front tube set can be folded to the same side. An eccentric rotation device is pivotally provided at the top of the front tube set to drive an internal tube to retract in an outer tube for positioning. A seat tube is pivotally connected with the front tube set. A saddle is provided at the top of the seat tube. A rear tube is pivotally connected with the seat tube. A fastening device is provided between the rear tube and the seat tube to fix the seat tube. The front tube set, the seat tube and the rear tube are connected together by a joint link, which provides the function of a joint to let the front tube set, the seat tube and the rear tube unfold or fold with one another.
Owner:CHU ARTHUR

Wireless diagnostic system

Results of field testing of portions of a distributed system such as a Broadband Communications System are communicated from a testing device to a device including a display which downloads test protocols to the testing device. The testing device can thereafter operate in a stand-alone manner and transfer the results of testing and analysis to a device including a display that may comprise virtually any wireless communication device by storing an application or information therein. The communication device can transfer captured test data and analysis to a central facility for storage, further analysis and / or management purposes.
Owner:COMSONICS

Card Having Password Input Key

InactiveUS20080099556A1High manufacturing costConvenient to useAcutation objectsSensing detailsSecurity functionThird-party reproduction
The present invention provides a card having password input keys, which can prevent duplication of a credit card, a cash card, or an electronic identification card by a unauthorized third party upon loss or theft of the card, and which is constructed so that a separate password, other than a password for card payment assigned when the card is issued, is set in the card, and a magnetic stripe card or smart card-type credit card, cash card or electronic identification card can be turned on / off when a correct password is input, thus implementing a plurality of security functions without requiring changes to be made to a conventional card terminal or various operating systems.
Owner:PARK JUNG WOONG

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program

An information processing apparatus may include a control unit to control processing on an operation object, where an operation right of the operation object is given to a user, displayed on a display unit based on detection of a user from at least one information signal input to the apparatus from outside of the apparatus.
Owner:SATURN LICENSING LLC

Image display device

The eyeglass-mountable image display device is an image display device which includes an image projection part and a clip which is mounted on the image projection part. The image projection part is held on eyeglasses by the clip which clamps a part of a lens portion of the eyeglasses from both surface sides of the lens portion.
Owner:BROTHER KOGYO KK

Fastener for cord

The present utility model relates to a fastener for cord, wherein said fastener comprises a base body 1 and a holding portion 2 connected thereto, the holding portion 2 has a through hole 3 for receiving said cord, a slit 4 is arranged in the side wall of the through hole, and the side wall of the through hole is separated into a first part and a second part by means of said slit. With the fastener, the cord of an article can be fastened so as to retain if in the same position. In this way, even if the cord is relatively long, it can be simply fastened by means of the fastener to retain its stretched state, and it needn't to be rolled up while being out of use. Therefore, it is much more convenient for the users to use the cord again.
Owner:LIFUGAO HONGKONG

Ready to assemble sectional sofa and method

A sectional sofa and method of assembly provides ease and convenience in the manufacture and use. The sectional sofa includes a central section having a seat and a pair of backs positioned approximately ninety degrees to each other forming a V-shaped opening therebetween. Affixed on each side of the central section is a side section which includes a back frame that can be easily inserted or removed into a seat frame as needed. End sections having a back frame, seat frame and an arm frame are affixed to each side section. Each back includes a pair of stakes which are slideably engaged within rectangular apertures in the seat frame for ease in manufacturing and stability in use. Additional standard bolts connect each section together for safety and convenience. The central section V-shaped opening allows for simplicity during construction and adds to the aesthetic qualities of the sofa design.
Owner:SIMPLICITY SOFAS

Closure device

A single-piece slider member (200) is provided for use with a closure device having interlocking fastening strips (108) disposed along opposing side walls (52, 53) of a storage container, such as a conventional plastic bag. The slider member (200) comprises a main body portion (210) which is adapted to be installed upon the interlocking fastening strips (108) and a door portion (240) which is hingedly attached to the main body portion (210) along a hinge portion (241) for movement between open and closed positions. When the main body portion (210) is installed upon the fastening strips (108), the hinge portion (241) is substantially perpendicular to the main body portion (210). The slider member (200) is also provided with a latching mechanism (280) which retains the door portion (240) in the closed position. During assembly, the main body portion (210) of the slider member (200) is installed upon the interlocking fastening strips (108) and then the door portion (240) is moved into the closed position to slidably attach the slider member (200) onto the interlocking fastening strips (108).
Owner:AKZO NOBEL NV +1

Portable link drive

A method, apparatus and system for distributing movies, video, images, audio or music and games or software in general in an electronic digital format which is convenient for users and securely protects the rights of content owners is described. The invention includes a portable secure memory device, referred to as a Portable Link Drive, that facilitates convenient use of digital data distributed over the Internet and displayed, played or used on consumer electronic devices, such as a TVs and speakers.
Owner:HOGAN JOSH N

Caster system equipped with hand-operated brakes

ActiveUS20120311821A1Convenient to useSmall-sized, light-weightedSledge wheelsCastorsEngineeringFrictional resistance
Hand-operated brakes caster system is easy to use, compact, lightweight, low-cost. A fork supports a rotating wheel via an axle. A bag mounted base supports the swinging fork. A hollow swing shaft mounts on a base bearing. A force transmitting wire is pulled by a rotation knob in a controller away from the wheel. Opening direction force is applied by a spring to the wire in the opening direction. Therefore, if the knob is rotated by an angle not smaller than a predetermined value, reverse rotational moment is applied, locking the rotation knob. Force transmitted to a lever via the wire is magnified by the action of the lever, and the resulting force pushes a brake pin located inside the fork swing shaft. The brake pin abuts the tire resulting in frictional resistance preventing rotation of the wheel.
Owner:HINOMOTO JOMAE

Power cord winding and releasing device

A power cord winding and releasing device includes a reel around which a first power cord is wound, a housing formed from upper and lower covers for rotatably receiving the reel therein, and a coiled spring strip fixed in a tubular body of the reel. An upper surface of the reel is a conductive disc to electrically contact with two conductive plates provided on an inner side of the upper cover. The housing is provided at two sides with two through holes, via which the first and a second power cord separately connected to the conductive disc and the conductive plates are extended out of the housing. The first and the second power cord are connected at their respective outer end with a plug and a receptacle. The first power cord may be quickly pulled outward and rewound around the reel in the housing in an orderly state.
Owner:CHANG KUANG PO
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