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Audio entertainment system for a vehicle
An audio entertainment system for a vehicle includes a primary audio entertainment source to play a primary audio program and a secondary audio entertainment...
Digital camera having multiple image capture systems
A digital camera system having a digital camera and a remote control module is disclosed. The digital camera includes an image capture system, memory and...
Vehicular social media system
A social media system for a vehicle and a method of operating the social media system are provided. The social media system, for example, may include, but is...
System and method for providing data storage redundancy for a protected
A system and method for providing redundancy with remote scrubbing center devices. The system includes an edge detection device and a plurality of scrubbing...
Method and generator control unit for configuring an output from a
A method and apparatus for operating a generator control unit having power bridge, further including having an input and at least one output, wherein the input...
Lock member for a rotary connector device
A lock member for a rotary connector device includes a ring portion defining an aperture. Also included is a first leg. Further included is a second leg,...
Battery pack filtering device and method
An exemplary battery pack filtering device includes, among other things, a frame that provides at least one passageway to communicate air through the frame to...
Static random access memory cell having improved write margin for use in
ultra-low power application
A static random access memory (SRAM) cell is provided with improved write margin. The SRAM cell includes: a pair of inverters cross coupled to each other and...
Laser mobile put wall
A method of fulfilling orders and order fulfillment system includes a mobile assembly cart having a plurality of order assembly positions and a pointer...
Freewheel and freewheel arrangement
A freewheel (4) having a first running ring (28), a second running ring (30), a clamping gap (32) formed between the first and second running rings (28, 30),...
Method for reducing valve recession in gaseous fuel engines
An engine system, comprising a metal engine valve with a coating that includes a phosphate, an additive delivery apparatus coupled to one or more engine...
Fuel system protection in a multi-fuel internal combustion engine
A method of protecting a direct injection fuel injector in a multi-fuel engine, the method includes selectively operating the multi-fuel engine with a directly...
Systems and methods for engine control based on engine oil viscosity
A method, comprising: setting an engine intake airflow parameter based on an engine oil viscosity index. In this way, engine operating conditions that depend on...
Systems and methods for control of turbine-generator via exhaust valve
timing and duration modulation in a...
Methods and systems are provided for reducing exhaust energy delivered to a turbine of a turbine-generator coupled to a split exhaust engine system in order to...
Internal combustion engine with deactivatable cylinder, and method for
operating an internal combustion engine...
A method and system is provided for a turbocharged multi-cylinder internal combustion engine comprising a two-channel turbine and at least two groups of...
Heated sliding window assembly
A heated sliding window assembly includes at least one fixed window. A rail is attached to the fixed window. A sliding window is moveable along the rail between...
Hydrophilically-modified silicone compositions
In various embodiments, provided are hydrophilically-modified silicone compositions comprising substantially spherical elastomeric microparticles, methods of...
Barrier layers comprising Ni-inclusive alloys and/or other metallic
alloys, double barrier layers, coated...
Certain example embodiments relate to Ni-inclusive ternary alloy being provided as a barrier layer for protecting an IR reflecting layer comprising silver or...
Methods and systems for selectively adapting engine air flow
Systems and methods for adjusting an engine air flow transfer function and engine actuators based on the engine air flow transfer function are presented. The...
Vehicle surface wash apparatus with heated wash fluid
A vehicle surface wash apparatus using a cavitation heater fluidically coupled between a fluid reservoir and a spray nozzle to instantaneously heat wash fluid...
Vehicle storage compartment assembly
A storage compartment assembly has a main body including an inboard panel and an outboard panel defining a storage compartment therebetween. With the storage...
A vehicle-roof mounting-base intended to temporarily mount lights, signs, kayaks, ladders, bicycles, and cameras, inter alia, on the roof of a vehicle with a...
Light retainer assembly and heated light assembly
A light retainer is provided with a grommet having a tubular body with an inner surface providing a cavity with a first inner groove and a second inner groove...
Devices and methods for preventing incisional hernias
A reinforcement device comprises a sheet of biocompatible material equipped with a plurality of hooks for reinforcing the closure of a surgical incision,...
Mini-rail external fixator
Described herein are external fixation systems for correcting bone deformities in adjacent bones or fragments thereof. The systems herein include first and...
Orthopedic jig, pin, and method
An orthopedic jig and pins therefore are disclosed that allow the pins to be pre-loaded into apertures through the jig before the jig is positioned at a desired...
Personal workspace assembly
A tablet assembly for use in a space partially defined by a wall structure having a substantially planar wall surface, the assembly comprising a first coupler...
Breathable coated and perforated gloves
A protective glove including a knit fabric hand shell having a cuff portion and a hand portion that includes a back side opposite a palm side for covering...
Slim riser mount
Slim riser mount
Systems and methodologies related to formatting data for 3-D viewing
Image acquisition instruments may be employed to capture images used to produce data for driving 3-D projectors. The data obtained from the image acquisition...
Non-functioning headlight warning
A vehicle system includes a processing device programmed to identify a first zone and a second zone in an image of an area ahead of a vehicle. The processing...
Grid-based image resolution enhancement for video processing module
A method for providing a high resolution display image that includes providing a camera image that can be processed into at least two different camera views....
Method for switching between a full winding mode and a half winding mode
in a three-phase machine
A method for controlling switching between a full winding control mode and a half winding control mode for a multi-phase electric machine. The machine includes...
Rotary selector switch and related systems and methods
A rotary selector switch prevents accidental rotation to an undesired position. For example, an automobile moving forward at 55 kph may have a rotary selector...
Systems, vehicles, and methods for limiting speech-based access to an
audio metadata database
Systems, vehicles, and methods for limiting speech-based access to an audio metadata database are described herein. Audio metadata databases described herein...
In-vehicle camera and alert systems
A vehicle may include an object detection system and a control system. The object detection system may be configured to detect a presence of an object near the...
Method and apparatus for inspecting weld quality
An apparatus and method for inspecting the quality of a weld under test in a structure having a plurality of spaced apart welds. Two probes are placed on...
Clamp force and alignment checking device
A check fixture measures a total clamp force applied by a welder device. The welder device includes a welding horn having a plurality of weld pads and welding...
Magnetic sensor packaging for transmissions
Designs to package a magneto-elastic torque sensor in an automotive transmission for volume production applications are provided. A transfer case assembly...
Systems and methods for fuel level indicator functional diagnostics
A method for a fuel system comprises receiving a first indication of inconsistency in a fuel level indicator output during a fuel consumption cycle, receiving a...
Method for controlling a thermal storage heat pump system
A thermal storage heat pump system transfers heat to a passenger compartment of a vehicle from at least one of a thermal storage device and ambient air. Heat...
Pneumatic valve with emergency stop button
A handheld device according to an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, among other possible things, includes an emergency stop valve including an inlet, at...
A metal gasket includes embossments that exhibit essentially full functional recovery and full retained internal stress at temperatures up to about 1000.degree....
Brake assembly and method of control
A brake assembly that may include a housing assembly, a piston assembly, an operating shaft, and a sensor assembly. The operating shaft may be configured to...
A universal joint assembly includes a hollow upper shaft having an inner surface, a lower shaft extending at least partially within the upper shaft, and a cage...
Anti-rotation clip for a twist lock fuel injection
A fuel injector for an internal combustion engine having an elongated body with a fuel inlet end and a fuel discharge end. The injector body includes an...
Method and system for supplying liquefied petroleum gas to a direct fuel
A method for supplying fuel to a direct injection fuel pump of an internal combustion engine is described. In one example, pressure and/or temperature of a fuel...
Mechanical joint insert
A multi-layer joint insert is provided at one or more joints between an engine exhaust manifold and a component mounted by fasteners on the exhaust manifold, as...