Craig Allen
Perry Robert Gibson, Brian John Schaltenbrand, Mark Anthony Janusek, Craig Allen Rodgers, James Michael Smeltzer: Shield apparatus for circuit breaker. Eaton Corporation, John A Kastelic, Martin J Moran, May 22, 2012: US08183490 (2 worldwide citation)

An improved circuit breaker having an improved shield apparatus provides protection to components that are internal to the circuit breaker during an arc event. A contact arm carrier assembly of the circuit breaker comprises a number of springs that bias a number of movable contacts that are disposed ...

Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 22, 2012: US08185149 (21 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...

Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Suzanne M Scott, Dennis F McNamara Jr, Vincent A Piucci Jr, Michael J Schamel: Method and apparatus for making foam-in-place cushions with selective distribution of foam. Sealed Air Corporation, Alston & Bird, May 22, 2012: US08182254 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for making a foam-in-place cushion in which a foam-forming composition is dispensed between two plastic film portions in a predetermined fashion to selectively control the distribution of the foam in the cushion. A foam dispenser can be moved in a transverse direction as foam ...

Alla Goldner: Access network discovery and selection and internet protocol multimedia system service architecture. Marvell International, May 22, 2012: US08185152 (114 worldwide citation)

An access network discovery and selection (ANDSF) module includes a first transceiver that receives an service continuity signal from a service centralization and continuity application server (SCC AS). A first control module generates a preference and policy information signal based on the service ...

Motoshi Tamura, Mutsumaru Miki, Akiko Okamoto, Kenya Kusunose, Akihiro Uchikoshi, Daisuke Igarashi, Katsuhiko Yamagata, Takaaki Sato, Junichiro Hagiwara, Yasuyuki Watanabe, Takuya Hamajima, Masafumi Hata, Nobutaka Ishikawa, Yoshiyuki Yasuda, Kazufumi Yunoki, Nobuhide Uchiyama: Method and system for mobile communications. NTT Mobile Communications Network, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 22, 2012: US08185158 (112 worldwide citation)

When a network pages the temporary user mobile identifier of a mobile station, the mobile station sends a response to the network. Next, the network checks the authenticity of the user using a ciphering key, corresponding to the temporary user mobile identifier and a random number. If the temporary ...

Tim L Swan, David Uel McKinney: Providing quality of service (QOS) using multiple service set identifiers (SSID) simultaneously. Sprint Communications Company, May 22, 2012: US08184530 (111 worldwide citation)

Quality of Service (QoS) is provided to a secure data tunnel such an IPsec tunnel using information about the tunnel and the underlying data session to formulate a set of bandwidth requirements. A policy server operates to receive the information to create the set of bandwidth requirements which are ...

Mohamed K Diab, Walter M Weber, Ammar Al Ali: Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system. MASIMO Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2012: US08185180 (109 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus measure blood oxygenation in a subject. A light source is activated to cause a first emission at a first wavelength and a second emission at a second wavelength. A detector detects a composite signal indicative of an attenuation of the first and second wavelengths by tissue ...

Massi E Kiani: Drug administration controller. MASIMO Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2012: US08182443 (107 worldwide citation)

A drug administration controller has a sensor that generates a sensor signal to a physiological measurement device, which measures a physiological parameter in response. A control output responsive to the physiological parameter or a metric derived from the physiological parameter causes a drug admi ...

Keith L Milliman: Tissue tensioner assembly and approximation mechanism for surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 22, 2012: US08181840 (104 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device having an approximation mechanism for treating hollow tissue organs is provided. The stapling device includes a handle, a body portion extending distally from the handle, a distal head portion at a distal end of the body portion, and an approximation mechanism. The head po ...

Philippe Perine, Julien Gentner, Benjamin Desfossez, Pascal Nicolazzi, Yves Gaudard, Hossein Nadjafizadeh: Systems and methods for managing pressure in a breathing assistance system. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, May 22, 2012: US08181648 (99 worldwide citation)

A breathing assistance system for providing breathing assistance to a patient is provided. The breathing assistance system may include a ventilation system for supplying a gas flow, a conduit operatively coupled to the ventilation system, and a pressure sensor configured to measure the pressure of t ...

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