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Apeeling Bandage "Best Bandage Around"

I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss our patented innovative bandage with you and to address any questions you might have. Please feel free to visit our website at https://apeelingbandage.com. Our Intentions are to license/sell our product.
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4-fluoro-4-arylpiperdin-1-yl Derivatives as Mu Opioid Function Moderators

The compounds of the invention are useful as analgesics, anti-pruritics, anti-diarrheal agents, anticonvulsants, antitussives, anorexics and as treatments for hyperalgesia, drug addiction, respiratory depression, dyskinesia, pain (including neuropathic pain), irritable bowel syndrome and gastrointe
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Method and Apparatus for Multilingual Interactive Self-Learning

Most current education systems use one language as a primary language of communication and do not provide a multilingual environment, even in situations where there is a desire to impart multilingual education, for example, by an educator in school or a parent at home, the methodology is usually tha
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T.A.C.H.  Totally Adjustable Coat Hanger

T.A.C.H. Totally Adjustable Coat Hanger

TACH is a uniquely designed garment hanger capable of form-fitting to any garment regardless of size (small to XXXL) and shape so that the garment is properly hung while also providing a quick release allowing the garment to slide effortlessly off of the collapsing arms. Clothing comes in all sha
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Method for Determining the Shortest Path through a Network

A new method is presented for finding a path connecting two locations in a network of connections. The approach is different from methods such as Dijkstra (or the popular A* approach) and, depending on usage, shows several benefits over other methods. Though the approach does not guarantee that the
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Thin Flexible RFID/NFC device on Metal

That is the only solution to achieve thin thickness to Applications where RF/NFC/RFID Antenna & Electronics : – are applied on face of Metallic Item or any other Device (PC, Tablet, Mobile, PDA…), – are applied within Metallic Item or any other Device (PC, Tablet, Mobile, PDA, CD, DVD…), – are ap
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Differential Method for Equitable Allocation of Hydrocarbon Component Yields using Phase Behavior Process Models

The patent describes a new robust technique for determining the proper allocation of hydrocarbons (e.g. Natural Gas Liquids) from Processing Facilities. It was developed to address the inequities that arise from allocations using all current methods. The difficulty in determining proper allocation
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Orthopaedic Device for the Correction of Hallux Valgus

Orthopaedic Device for the Correction of Hallux Valgus

I offer to sell or license all the IP rights connected to my invention - the corrective device for bunions. Product is a swift orthosis, which can be put on patient's foot to distance the big toe from the other toes. Product has two hinges of rotation to suit the biomechanics of the 1st MTP joint an
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System and method for dynamically valuing social media influence in remote transaction initiation

A system and method for assigning a value to an electronic communications action by a user based on the social media profile of the user in the initiation of transactions based on some electronic communications action by a user, such as updating their social status with their mobile device. The valu
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System and method for automatically distributing tangible rewards for electronic social activity

A system and method for automatically distributing physical rewards based on a user updating their social status with their mobile device utilizing a system monitor, a validation module, and a redemption module. The system monitor continually monitors social media networks for social updates contain
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Orthopaedic Walker

A unique, patented Orthopaedic Walker for the treatment of broken metatarsals.
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Portable Lawn Bag Holder

A Portable Hand Held Lawn Bag holder!. A device in which the attachment of a Lawn/Garbage Bag by spring loaded lever. Allows User to walk & "Rake" or "Broom" debris into the opening of the Bag until Full. Then the user can release the bag on the spot & tie it up,,,Attach another one & move on to th
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Amphibious Vehicle having a Single Drive System for Land and Water Operations

An amphibious vehicle, mostly watercraft in appearance, having a single drive system that accelerates, propels, steers, reverses, and brakes the vehicle on land or in the water. Control is effectuated by levers through twin rear mounted propulsion units which operate independently and are rotat
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Underchair Pet Rest

Underchair Pet Rest

*Sale includes ~$90,000 worth of product. Established patent for a product that has been selling for approximately 5 years. Trademarks, websites, contacts to existing manufacturers, and product designs included with sale. Product can be seen at www.catcrib.com
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Safety Bicycle-Pedestrian Device

We have designed a very simple device that have 2 positions, ON and OFF. In ON position produce special noise that prevents to pedestrian that bicycle is approaching. The device is very simple and will be a very low cost to produce. Potential market is more that 300 milion units and growing. Sa
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Water Chair with Attachments

Water Chair with Attachments

The patented water chair with attachments is the most relaxing and comfortable way to enjoy warm and sunny days in the water and stay cool doing it. Our unique multi-use in-water chair easily attaches to the side of swimming pools allowing for comfortable, upright sitting in the water and easily con
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Carry Pizza, Soda and Sauce with One Hand

Carry Pizza, Soda and Sauce with One Hand

Patent ID: US. D 971, 588 S Patent duration: 2017 – 2032 Owner: Oyvind Rossbach Carrying pizza while walking can be a challenge. You do not have a free hand to open doors or do other tasks, and it can also be exhausting for longer trips. Plastic pizza carriers have been an alternative for
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Remote Power State Detector

REMOTE  POWER  STATE DETECTOR ​​patent us 9390600 for home or business   http://www.mysafetykitchen.com/ A system for remotely indicating a power state (ON-OFF) of a home appliances This system is easily configurable and flexible tool for smart home security systems and provides a universal and
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Plant Support

Plant Support

This new trellis system, we call it MagicTreamer, is a very versatile and decorative plant support. It comes out of a box, similar to a pizza box and folds out to an impressive sculpture when mounted. There are endless possibilities to create different shapes and sizes with this system. Beside
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AUCTION: Local Content Management & Distribution System

Patent Auction by Order of Assignee . PATENT NO.: 8,447,642 (originally issued May 21, 2013) Internet-Based Publishing, Management & Automated Distribution System of Local Content Sealed Bids Due: April 20, 2018 (now accepting Stalking Horse Offers) This system automates and optimizes web
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Self-cleaning Hairbrushes with Ceramic Styling/Cleaning Plates with Mirrored Bottom

Self-cleaning Hairbrushes with Ceramic Styling/Cleaning Plates with Mirrored Bottom

hairfreé®, the unique self-cleaning styling brushes that do more then just take the fuss and muss out of cleaning your hairbrush. Unlike any other styling brushes, hairfreé® brushes allow the user to create a sleek, sexy hairstyle without the use of a flat/curling iron. The brushes have cerami
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Air Cooled Umbrella

An air cooled sunshade constructed to provide cooling under the canopy of the sunshade. The perfect inventions for homeowners and resorts based in hot climate areas.
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Enzymes for Inhibiting Growth of Biofilms and Degrading Same

Enzymes for inhibiting growth of biofilms and degrading biofilms. The enzymes comprise glycosyl hydrolases capable of degrading biofilms. The enzymes are formulated in compositions with and without antimicrobial agents. The enzymes with and without the antimicrobial agents are delivered to biofilms
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A System of Transmission of Wireless Energy

This invention relates to the transmission of electromagnetic energy in the form of currents through space and matter at controlled frequency, amplitude, and characteristic impedance to facilitate the transmission of power and information over medium-range distances for generalized use of powering r
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Magnetic Levitation Device and Method

Magnetic Levitation Device and Method

The patent relates to a magnetic levitation device and method wherein a permanent magnet is spun above a base magnet, the polar orientations of the magnets being such that the base magnet repels the spinning magnet. Functionally, the invention, which has both educational and entertainment applicati
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Visually Show Blinds Spots, Turn Signals etc. are Working

Patent Overview Protected by U.S. Patent 9,843,734 B2 This patent was recently issued for a retractable camera fitted to a vehicle, referred to as “the device”. The device is primarily intended for use on cars and trucks but it has other application potential. The patent focuses on the de
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Portable Security Surveillance Device

Portable Security Surveillance Device (PSSD) is a multi-functional mobile assistant for supporting fundamental human values, helping us to be safe and spend our time well. Mobile connectivity reliance has become an integral part of life for many youth. PSSD’s primary focus on safety and security are
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Double-pin Locking Extensible Handle

Double-pin Locking Extensible Handle

The patent describes a new type of telescoping utility pole with an innovative double-pin locking mechanism. The most commonly found telescoping poles on the market use the traditional twist-locking cam, but these compression-type poles all suffer from the same set of drawbacks. Regardless of make o
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From Seed to Better Seed

A rapid method of bioenergy screening plants, seeds and cultivars for favorable genetic characteristics such as drought resistance, heat and cold tolerance is provided which comprises the nondestructive Lab measurement of heat generation index of the plant seed samples in a bioenergy-chamber under
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Method of Refurbishing Brake Components

Method of Refurbishing Brake Components

Utility patent for sale. New owner may license, franchise, resell or personally take advantage of exclusive patent rights by forming their own business to remanufacture brake rotors and/or remanufacture brake drums. The worth of a patent is proportional to the numbers and types of companies that c
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Garage Guardian Life Safety System (TM)

ACQUISITION OPPORTUNITY: The Company is seeking a 100% sale of partnership liquidity, product, and intellectual property portfolio. The Company will likely be a substantial strategic acquisition for a corporate player involved in the connected home and home safety industries. Key managing partners
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Child Seat Hugger/Non Slip Pad

Child Seat Hugger/Non Slip Pad

About Child Seat Hugger product Seat Hugger Non Slip pads are designed to stop children from slipping, sliding and slouching into those unsafe positions during their toddler years. Seat Hugger pads are placed between the child’s bottom and a
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Boat Buoyancy Aid

Boat Buoyancy Aid

This innovative new life-saving product resists capsize events in small boats. The Buoyant Bimini Top is patent protected (Boat Buoyancy Aid; US 9815533) allowing the manufacturer of this product to be 'first to market' with a target market of over seven million vessels in the US alone. An ext
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Cleaning Basin for Barbecue

Cleaning Basin for Barbecue

Charcoal barbecue grills have a grate (coarse screen) for grilling foods which has generally a size of 430 mm×250 mm or a diameter of 550 mm (in kettle barbecue grills). With these dimensions it is not possible to soak the grate (coarse screen) in the sink of any household kitchen in order to remove
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Bottle

Bottle

The ornamentale design for a bottle. Link to Industrial Design Certificate of Registration: Indusrial Design Certificate of Registration
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Helical Escalator System

An Escalator system that its steps move up or down in a helical path Vs. straight line in standard escalators.its advantage vs standard escalator are: 1-50% cheaper price for same elevation 2-60% less foot print and space required 3-65% less moving parts which cause less repair and maintenance c
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Structure Based Orientation Indication Device

The report details an engineering art work of an indication device. The prime goal of this engineering work is to determine the orientation of the platform about pitch, roll and yaw axes. The indication device is known as Structure Based Orientation Indication Device (SBOID). The Structure Based Ori
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Kitchen and Bath Trim Kit

Kitchen and Bath Trim Kit

This device converts any paint bucket into a multi trim bucket. Imagine you just bought a can of paint for $ 25. You don' want to spend $ 15-25 on a trim bucket. Now for $5 you can make every can a trim bucket with the patented snap in grid that locks to the pour spout at different levels. Ki
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Kilowatt Killer

Kilowatt Killer (KK) is a renewable energy method that will convert an ordinary household fan into a smart fan.  It activates a household fan placed in front of an open window to move favorable outside air temperature helping to cool or heat the interior of your home, saving energy and adding comfor
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Assays and Methods for Detecting Mycobacterial Infections

Human tuberculosis (TB), caused by bacterial pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) has been the leading cause of death by infectious diseases worldwide. TB is also the leading cause of death among people who are co-infected with HIV. It is important to accurately diagnose patients with TB infect
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Revolutionary Decorative Planter – Don’t contain it, Frame it

Revolutionary Decorative Planter – Don’t contain it, Frame it

Experts say that plants & trees naturally grow better in the ground. If I told you that you can now get the look of a decorative planter without all the maintenance would this appeal to you? There is a solution and it’s easier than you could ever imagine….. Introducing the “Faux Pot”. It look
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Detection of Signaling Molecules in a Biological Environment

This Patent focus on the detection of bacteria and other pathogens within the medical or agricultural areas. The detection uses a unique method of detecting in real-time, in situ (within the field or on a person), the Quorum Sensing signaling molecules rather than the bacteria itself. These signalin
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Funerary urn made of bioplastics with a compartment for memorabilia and other features

Funerary urn made of bioplastics with a compartment for memorabilia and other features

Funerary urn made of bioplastics with a compartment for memorabilia and other features: licensing/sale of design patents (United States Patent and Trademark Office - USPTO & community designs (European Union Intellectual Property Office - EUIPO). The funerary urn is the result of a comprehensive con
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Modular Drone and Methods of Use

There are two essential components to the patent described in further below. The first component includes utilizing drones in various capacities of Warehouse Monitoring, Inventory Management, and and various logistics optimizations. The second component of the patent covers direct marketing via dron
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Mobility Assistive Device for Crutches and Canes

Mobility Assistive Device for Crutches and Canes

The SandPad™ LandPad is the only patented crutch and cane tip product that allows users to walk on sand, grass, mud, gravel and snow. Its shape and design allows parallel daily usage providing maximum stability on paved and flat surfaces as well. The SandPad™ is easy to attach to any conventional c
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Method For Linking Insurance Policies

Whether you prefer tai chi, chi tea, or both, everyone can gain by linking their health to their wealth including one’s physician and insurance company. I believe that the CHAI Insurance Consulting Group LLC insurance patent portfolio may be of great interest to you in these areas with regard
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Mobile Phone Deterrent

Mobile Phone Deterrent

The problem: One in four road accidents are caused by using mobile phones while driving. Thousands are dying each year and hundreds of thousands are being hospitalised as a result of those accidents. Billions of dollars are being spent on their healthcare. Solution: A device to deter the use of
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Wireless Electric Valve for Automatic Closing and Opening of Main Fluid Pipe

It is wireless valve for automatic closing and opening of main fluid pipe. It is aimed to prevent flooding water and other fluid damages in private/residential houses, business buildings / utility / security alarm systems etc.
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System for Broadcasting Advertisements

This is a UK targeted advertising patent. It covers the ability of an IP network system to automatically learn about consumer types , build up group profiles and then deliver advertising content accordingly. The wording specifically mentions IP based network architectures thereby covering all types
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Quick-connect Interface for Alarm Systems

It dims installation times, captures sensors and peripherals automatically, simplifies work and lowers plant costs. The patent consists of a PCB electronic board that connects to standard anti-theft powerhouses for residential or commercial premises, simplifies and speeds up work. Converting wire
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Digital Information Protecting Method and Apparatus, and Computer Accessible Recording Medium

- What our invention is about GiantTrend developed a revolutionary encryption method named Data Encryption-Remapping Technology, which provides two-layer protection that first encrypts the content of data by AES-256 and then reorganizes the position of each ciphertext by user defined sequence. This
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Safety For Aircraft pilot handler instrumentation Design for cockpits

on behalf of the crashes in the twin tower in u.s.a. i think there needs a design for save the people of airplane and pilot as well as against terrorist attacks.when any attemps made by the terrorist they no way take position in the cockpits.so arises a design by me: 1.) A signal device design
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Early Measurement of insulin insensitivity and detection of early pre-diabetics by non invasive measurement of calciuria

Insulin insensitivity has been shown to occur long before it can be observed using a Glucose Tolerance Test, Fasting blood sugar test or the Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This is because very eraly pre-diabetics can maintain noraml blood glucose levels by producing higher than noraml serum insuli
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Ergonomic Reclining Chair

Ergonomic Reclining Chair

Patent of comfortable working system, or video games or virtual reality. We have developed a product (An already Patented Invention). The product is a reclining chair or office chair (which allows you to work or entertain yourself (video games, virtual reality), either in traditional upright office
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Elliptical Prone Exerciser

Elliptical Prone Exerciser

Fitness/physical therapy equipment The invention relates to a horizontal exerciser, in particular to an elliptical prone exerciser. Gravity has negative effects on human body, as long as human body posture keeps in a vertical position with ground, whatever we are walking, running even standing o
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Dual-Purpose Travel/Portable Highchair

Dual-Purpose Travel/Portable Highchair

A patented dual-purpose highchair that holds an infant carrier (car seat/carrier) and easily converts into a traditional-style highchair for a toddler with two distinct markets; (1) the retail consumer market with a sales history from major retailers, and (2) restaurants/hospitality, or other establ
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Strap-On-Hunting-Hanger

Strap-On-Hunting-Hanger

Screw in style hangers are illegal on any public land. Besides being illegal, they seem to want to unscrew from the tree when trying to hang a rifle on them. I have come up with a design for a quick simple solution to this problem. The strap on hunting hanger is a hanger for your gun or bow that
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Operating Fuse Deflector

Overhead high voltage electrical distribution lines in the United States use fuses to protect the integrity of the delivery system from electrical current surges and overloads. These fuses typically are in 100 amp or 200 amp models. When the fuse is triggered, the bottom portion of the fuse barrel e
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Generator Tube Bubbles

Thermodynamic principle for electricity generation from the use of geothermal and solar sources of energy avoiding the use of fossil fuels in support of ecology. Also it serves as decorative item and stress reduction besides being didactic because you can observe the flow and the transfor
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Powered Water Sports Board

Powered Water Sports Board

Fin drive system to assist propelling personal water products through the water, thus adapting existing products into motorised versions of those products. An efficient method to propel products through the water. We have designed, patented and built 'Fin Drive Systems' a revolutionary, unique driv
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Sleep Apnea Oral Device

A hybrid device employing 2 previously FDA approved devices working in concert to address obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. A fully adjustable oral device employing a palate lifter and tongue retainer to maintain an airway during sleep for those afflicted with obstructive sleep apnea. The pala
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Methods for Prevention and/or Treatment of Capsular Contracture

J&E Solutions holds a US patent for the prevention and/or treatment of capsular contracture utilizing a repositioned topical ointment. The patent also encompasses the use of the product on fibrotic tissue with other etiologies as its formative basis. The topical composition is comprised of a pharmac
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Gearbox Apparatus

At over 100 years ago, much low technical, intellectual levels, fewer professional employees and free earth fossil fuel, oil created concept that permitted: (1) To add a gas or electromagnet field amount to motor physical volume that reduce its shaft highest torque for acceleration of machine or i
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3D Optical Microscope - Optical System for Forming Optical Path of Oblique Angle and Method Thereof

An optical system is used in a microscope which is provided to observe a sample or in a light emitting device which applies a beam of light such as a laser beam onto a sample. The optical system can form an oblique path of light so that without shifting the sample or the position of the eyes of the
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Tee Shirt

The shirt is designed to snap closed on the shoulder and down the side for easier ability to dress after shoulder surgery. The shirt is versatile and can be used for patients who had surgery on either shoulder. It can be used by men, women and children also who may have a disability.
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Cane Leg Support

WORLDS FIRST KIND OF THIS PRODUCT..... OF INTEREST TO MEDICAL EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTORS Development of the Cane Leg Support began in 2003, and U.S. patent 8,215,325 B2 was awarded on July 10, 2012 The Cane Leg Support continues to be successfully marketed on the Internet, and purchased by persons
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Process and Apparatus for the Production of a Solid Fuel from Combustible Wastes

The present invention relates to a machine for manufacturing solid recovered fuel, to a process for obtaining solid recovered fuel. The method developed and patented by Sacave allows the transformation of non-hazardous waste into homogeneous SRF or new material systems, reducing the pre-treatment of
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Spark Free Jumper Cables *HUGE Market *Safest Product in its Industry!

Our Spark Free Jumper Cables is the only cables with a unique design to prevent the clamps from sparking when connected to a live car battery. Our Spark Free Jumper Cables eliminates the biggest problem when you jump start your vehicle. We eliminate the risk of spark, shock and damage to vehicle's e
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Osteotome System

A plurality of osteotomes that are linked together via a recess and a matching projection such that the osteotomes remain linked when used to manipulate bone.
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Systems and Methods for Determining a Cardiovascular Condition of a Subject

The present invention provides a Diversity Coding--Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (DC-OFDM) system and method that applies diversity coding to OFDM-based systems and provides improved probability of successful reception at the receiver and transparent self-healing and fault-tolerance. Di
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Wiper Blade Ornament

The ornamental design for a wiper blade ornament, as shown and described.
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Auto-regulation System for Intraocular Pressure

A device and system for controlling pressure via fluid exchange in the body is presented. The device and system may be used to control intraocular eye pressure. The system is comprised of four main components: a cannula, a sensor, a controller and a pump. The system works to engage in a fluid exchan
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Omni-directional Remote-controlled Mobility Apparatus

An omnidirectional mobility apparatus. The current invention is an omni-directional, remote-controlled mobility apparatus, similar to a wheelchair, which allows the transport of an individual or object(s). The device includes a cubic-shaped base with wheel wells on each vertical side of said base. W
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Genotypic tumor progression classifier and predictor

Actively dividing tumors appear to progress to a life threatening condition more rapidly than slowly dividing tumors. Assessing actively dividing tumors currently involves a manual assessment of the number of mitotic cells in a histological slide prepared from the tumor and assessed by a trained pat
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Alloy Nanoparticles for Metal-enhanced Luminescence

The present invention provides a digitally controlled, current starved, pulse width modulator (PWM). In the PWM of the present invention, the amount of current from the voltage source to the ring oscillator is controlled by the proposed header circuit. By changing the header current, the pulse width
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Digitally Controlled Wide Range Pulse Width Modulator

The present invention provides a digitally controlled, current starved, pulse width modulator (PWM). In the PWM of the present invention, the amount of current from the voltage source to the ring oscillator is controlled by the proposed header circuit. By changing the header current, the pulse width
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Passive Electric Field Focus System for In Vivo and In Vitro Applications

The present invention provides a system and method of directing, focusing, or concentrating electrical charges within a defined electric field so that these charges can be used to exert forces on cells and tissues in vivo and/or cell cultures in vitro. The present invention reduces and/or eliminates
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Articulated Off-Road Vehicle

The articulated off-road vehicle includes a pivotable chassis and an upper frame extending from the pivotable chassis. Wheels, an engine, and a steering assembly are coupled to the chassis, and the upper frame defines a compartment for drivers and passengers. The pivotable chassis is divided into a
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Electronic Traveling Suitcase

The Electronic Traveling Suitcase includes : 1) A self weighing feature that displays its weight in Pounds or Kilograms on LCD sceen. 2) Identfy and password are provided in LC D . 3) A lock which can be digitally programmed. 4) An electric motor powers wheels. The motor is powered by rechargea
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Endoscope System with Disposable Sheath

Listing Purpose We already have the product manufactured. Now we are seeking partners to license our product. Background Current conventional digestive endoscopy carries risk of deadly cross infections, and the reprocessing procedure is time consuming. To solve the problem, we developed an ant
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Method and Apparatus for High-Efficiency Direct Contact Condensation

A direct contact condenser having a downward vapor flow chamber and an upward vapor flow chamber, wherein each of the vapor flow chambers includes a plurality of cooling liquid supplying pipes and a vapor-liquid contact medium disposed thereunder to facilitate contact and direct heat exchange betwee
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Compact Vacuum Insulation

An ultra-thin compact vacuum insulation panel is comprised of two hard, but bendable metal wall sheets closely spaced apart from each other and welded around the edges to enclose a vacuum chamber. Glass or ceramic spacers hold the wall sheets apart. The spacers can be discrete spherical beads or mon
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Compact Vacuum Insulation

Improved compact insulation panel is provided which is comprised of two adjacent metal sheets spaced close together with a plurality of spherical, or other discretely shaped, glass or ceramic beads optimally positioned between the sheets to provide support and maintain the spacing between the metal
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Compact Vacuum Insulation Embodiments

An ultra-thin compact vacuum insulation panel is comprised of two hard, but bendable metal wall sheets closely spaced apart from each other and welded around the edges to enclose a vacuum chamber. Glass or ceramic spacers hold the wall sheets apart. The spacers can be discrete spherical beads or mon
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Electrically Actuated Micropumps

Electrically actuated micropumps enable microchip liquid chromatography separations to be carried out rapidly and with miniaturized instrumentation. The micropumps can be powered with a battery, using potentials in the tens of volts, while generating adequate pressures for liquid chromatographic sep
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Magnetic apparatus for the treatment of cataracts and other eye conditions

Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world today. More than 160 million people have visual impairment, with three quarters of the cases related to cataracts. Sixty per cent of world blindness occurs in China, India and Sub-Saharan-Africa; blindness numbers are estimated to be increasi
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Monolithic Column Technology for Strong

Monolithic Column Technology for Strong Cation-Exchange Liquid Chromatography - Improves chromatography technology by eliminating the need to add organic solvents to decrease the hydrophobic character of the column. General Information Ion exchange chromatography is a process that separates ions
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Hydrophobic Coatings on Polymer Surfaces

A permanent water and oil resistant coating for polymer/plastic/organic material has been developed by the Chemistry Department ay BYU. The material bonds permanently with nylon and other polymeric and organic materials making them more resistant to water and oil. The coating is applied through chem
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'Dry Oil'

Background Fluid dispersed systems, such as emulsions and foams are widely used in the food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, ink or paints industries, and wherever else it may be desirable to encapsulate one fluid within another, immiscible fluid. Some fluid dispersed systems are more difficult to pre
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Enhancement of Data Transmission Rates for HSDPA Systems

Background The enhancement of data transmission rates is relevant to high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) systems, such as the system shown in Figure 1. In particular, there is growing interest in data rate improvements for Femtocells, for which high data rates and complexity are delivered fo
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Surface Patterning

Surface Patterning – Simultaneous functionalization and patterning of surfaces by scribing or scoring in the presence of reactive species. This technique has been done on silicon wafers using a diamond tipped pencil but it can be used on other materials using other scribes. General Information
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Sparkling Yogurt

Sparkling Yogurt® is a lightly carbonated yogurt with a unique, refreshing taste. The carbonation imparts a pleasant tingling sensation. In test marketing, customers purchased sparkling yogurt two times to one over regular yogurt. General Information Sparkling Yogurt® is lightly carbonated, spoo
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Sutureless Chest Drain Dressing

Background Air or blood in the pleural cavity is a serious condition which can become life threatening. World-wide, it is estimated that 5 million chest drains are inserted annually. Currently, chest drains are secured in place using an arrangement of stitches, dressing pads and self-adhesive ta
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Mouse Models of Rhinovirus-induced disease

Background Rhinoviruses cause the common cold, hospitalization of infants, pneumonia in the immunosuppressed and the majority of acute exacerbations of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These diseases generate hundreds of billions of dollars in healthcare costs, and the morb
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Use of Equol for Treating Skin, Hair, Brain and Prostate Health and Obesity/Weight Control

General Information Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a metabolite of the principal male hormone testosterone. However, it is more powerful than testosterone because of its increased affinity for the androgen receptor. DHT’s function is to promote male secondary sex characteristics, such as growth of
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Novel Sirtuin Activating Compounds

An improved method of synthesizing stilbene analogs, specifically resveratrol, that can activate sirtuins with increased efficiency, activity, and stability. General Information Sirtuins are NAD+ - dependent deacetylases that regulate many cellular processes that promote cell survival in respons
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Liquid-phase Reactor for Catalytic Production of Biomarkers from Biological Materials

Liquid-phase Reactor for Catalytic Production of Biomarkers from Biological Materials - A method for rapid identification of biological materials such as Anthrax. General Information In 2001, just a week after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, high quality anthrax
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Method and Apparatus for Monitoring and Restoration of Shunt Function

General Information Hydrocephalus is a condition where cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain accumulates in the ventricles and increases pressure within the skull. It is routinely treated through insertion of a catheter in the brain connected to a shunt that acts to redirect CSF to other areas o
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Portable Imperial College Surgical Assessment Device (pICSAD)

Background Dexterity is a crucial aspect of surgical competence. Technical ability to perform a procedure is considered to be crucial for a safe and effective outcome and is also an important aspect of surgical training. However, a lack of haptic feedback particularly in laparascopic surgery t
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Automated Traffic Stopped Delay Data Acquisition

The traffic stopped delay algorithm rapidly determines the stopped delay of the traffic (which is the time each vehicle is stopped in the queue of a lighted intersection) from the video feed provided by intersection cameras. This information is traditionally gathered manually and used for operationa
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