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Clothes dryer

Disclosed is a clothes dryer. The clothes dryer includes a drum; an air supply/exhaust unit for supplying/exhausting drying air to/from the drum; a burner for heating the drying air; a temperature sensor for detecting an exhaust temperature; and a heating control unit for performing a temperature adjustment process of stopping the burner when the exhaust temperature reaches an upper limit temperature and restarting the burner after a time point when the exhaust temperature decreases to a re-ignition temperature. ... Aq Corporation

Washing machine

The present disclosure provides a washing, in which a washing drum can rotate in a manner of intersecting a perpendicular direction. A rotating part is connected with the washing drum in a manner of integral rotation. ... Aq Corporation

Washing machine

A washing machine is provided. The washing machine includes: a washing drum which is rotatable and intersects with an up-down direction; a rotating part having a plurality of concave parts arranged in a rotating direction of the washing drum, and the rotating part is connected with the washing drum so that the rotating part rotates integrally with the washing drum; and a locking part for locking rotation of the rotating part by fitting in the concave parts. ... Aq Corporation

Washing machine

A washing machine is provided. The washing machine includes an input shaft, configured to supply a rotary power to a rotation part for rotating washings; a motor, configured to rotate in a forward direction and backward direction and served as a power source of the rotation part; and a transmission arranged between an output shaft of the motor and the input shaft of the rotation part. ... Aq Corporation

Removing nitrate from water

A sulphur denitrification system includes a liquid input fluidly coupled to a source of saltwater that includes nitrate; a liquid output fluidly coupled to the source of saltwater; a plurality of vertically-oriented tanks, at least one of the tanks including a liquid inlet that is fluidly coupled to the liquid input to receive a flow of the saltwater, a volume configured to enclose a plurality of sulphur particles that support denitrification bacteria that biologically transform the nitrate into at least one of nitrous oxide or nitrogen gas, and a liquid outlet fluidly coupled to the liquid output and the liquid inlets of the tanks; and a circulation system configured to circulate a portion of the saltwater though the liquid input to the liquid inlets of the plurality of tanks, through the plurality of tanks, and from the liquid outlets of the tanks to the liquid output and the liquid inlets of the tanks.. . ... Aq Corporation

Underwater toy

A submersible toy whose density is less than water, and whose design and construction allow the toy to glide forward, when released underwater, at a slight upward angle as the toy rises to the surface of the water. The toy includes a single wing, slidable along a channel within the body, that produces variations in movement of the toy depending on the selected position of the wing relative to the body of the toy.. ... Aq Corporation

Adjustable seat for baby or child float

An adjustable seat for a flotation device includes a seat member made of flexible material attached to, surrounded by, and depending from the flotation device, said seat having two apertures therein for receipt of the legs of a child. An adjustment strap extends from front to back under said seat, and is attached at its ends to the flotation device, connection means permit the adjustment of the length of the strap, thereby changing the size of the seat member to accommodate children of different sizes.. ... Aq Corporation

Method for modifying an onboard control system of a pool cleaner, and power source for a pool cleaner

An onboard control system of an electrically powered pool cleaner (3) is disclosed. The disclosed system is configured to operate the pool cleaner in accordance with a setup (a, b, c) of the onboard control system (350). ... Aq Corporation

Method and apparatus for mitigating bio fouling in reverse osmosis membranes

A method and apparatus for reduction of biofouling on reverse osmosis membranes is provided. One embodiment provides a charged filter surrounding a cathode that is, in turn, surrounded by an anode. ... Aq Corporation

Echo measuring apparatus, echo sounding apparatus, multibeam echo measuring apparatus, multibeam echo sounding apparatus and aperture synthetic sonar

An echo measuring apparatus has: a transmission signal forming unit for forming a transmission signal by a pseudo noise sequence signal; a transmitting unit for transmitting the transmission signal as an ultrasonic wave into the water; a receiving unit for receiving an echo of the ultrasonic wave; and a correlator for discriminating the echo corresponding to the transmission signal by executing a correlating process to the echo by the pseudo noise sequence signal and measuring a distance to a measurement target on the basis of a time difference between the transmission signal and the echo, wherein assuming that a velocity of a sound wave in the water is equal to vu and the distance to the measurement target is equal to d, a period of the transmission signal includes a case where it is equal to or less than (2d/vu).. . ... Aq Corporation

Washing machine

A washing machine is provided. The washing machine adopts an induction motor to achieve efficient operation as that achieved by using a frequency converter. ... Aq Corporation

Systems and methods for defect detection

A method for detecting a defect in an object includes: capturing, by one or more depth cameras, a plurality of partial point clouds of the object from a plurality of different poses with respect to the object; merging, by a processor, the partial point clouds to generate a merged point cloud; computing, by the processor, a three-dimensional (3d) multi-view model of the object; detecting, by the processor, one or more defects of the object in the 3d multi-view model; and outputting, by the processor, an indication of the one or more defects of the object.. . ... Aq Corporation

Universal data management interface

A universal data management interface (udmi) system includes a processing system generates a visual interface through which a user can access, manage, and manipulate data on plural different types of remote databases. The udmi connects to multiple standard database management systems and to allow multiple users to access, manage, and manipulate data within each of the multiple standard database management systems. ... Aq Corporation

Ramped pontoon for retrieving a pool cleaner

A floating platform dimensioned and configured to receive and transport an automated pool cleaner on the surface of the water is disclosed. For convenience, the floating platform is referred to as a pontoon. ... Aq Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207650

Batch centrifuge filter screen

A batch centrifuge having a filter screen that can be expeditiously removed and replaced and that is more rigid and more durable than filter screens that are typically employed in current practice. The batch centrifuge may include a centrifuge basket and a cylindrical filter screen disposed within the centrifuge basket, wherein the filter screen is formed of a plurality of curved panels that fit together at adjoining edges. ... Aq Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207563

Faucet filtration system and related methods

A water filtration apparatus comprises a housing having a housing outlet and a housing inlet, the housing outlet configured to allow filtered water to exit therefrom, the housing inlet includes a valve stem, where the housing has latch arms disposed adjacent to the valve stem. At least one filter is disposed in the interior portion of the housing, and the at least one filter is in fluid communication with the housing outlet and the housing inlet. ... Aq Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207409

Cervical canal dilation device

There is provided a cervical canal dilator device having a hollow shaft having proximal and distal ends. The shaft is covered on an end portion of the distal end by a slidable protective sleeve. ... Aq Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203449

Remotely operated vehicle camera apparatus

A remotely operated vehicle (“rov”) camera apparatus is disclosed. An rov includes an anchor housing connected to a body of the rov. ... Aq Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202133

Anti-freezing water valve with optional anti-siphon assembly and water-valve accessories

An embodiment of a fluid valve includes a substantially flat face plate, a receptacle, a cavity, and a valve assembly. The receptacle is disposed in the face plate and has at least one protrusion each configured to engage a respective at least one groove of a valve-opening-and-fluid-dispensing device. ... Aq Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180199537

Pet sanitation device

A pet sanitation device provides a litter-containing basket in a housing, with a spinner/agitator in the basket. After a pet uses the device, the housing and basket are filled with water to dissolve waste in the litter, and the spinner/agitator is caused to spin at a first, relatively slower speed within the basket to help break-up the waste. ... Aq Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198209

Smartphone antenna in flexible pcb

A thin, flexible antenna module is provided for use in a smartphone. When the antenna module is assembled in the smartphone, the antenna module provides an mst antenna and an nfc antenna. ... Aq Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194650

Brine feed system

The present invention relates to an electrolytic cell producing oxidants that utilizes a vacuum venturi system to meter saturated brine to the water stream to produce the correct conductivity electrolyte for operation of the electrolytic cell. The present invention comprises a venture eductor configured to accept brine from a brine source and to communicate brine to the chlorine generation system, a first control device to discourage communication of brine from the venture eductor to the brine source, and a second control device to control the rate of flow of brine from the brine source to the venture eductor.. ... Aq Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192622

Aquarium cleaning device

An aquarium cleaning device includes an isolation zone forming member having opposing first and second sides. First and second liquid passages are formed through the member between the first and second sides, each of the first and second liquid passages having an opening on the second side. ... Aq Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180189611

Systems and methods for shape-based object retrieval

. . A method for classifying physical objects includes: controlling, by a processor, one or more depth cameras to capture depth images of a query object; controlling, by the processor, one or more color cameras to capture a color images of the query object; computing, by the processor, a three-dimensional (3d) model of the query object using the depth images; combining, by the processor, the color images with the 3d model; computing, by the processor, a descriptor from the 3d model and the color images, the descriptor including: a multi-dimensional shape descriptor space representation of a 3d shape of the query object; a multi-dimensional color descriptor space representation of a texture of the query object; and a one-dimensional size descriptor space representation of a size of query object; supplying, by the processor, the descriptor to a classifier to compute a classification of the query object; and outputting the classification of the query object.. . ... Aq Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187442

Robotic cleaner with extended brush assembly

A self-propelled robotic pool cleaner includes a housing with a lower portion having an inlet and an upper portion having an outlet, the lower and upper portions define an internal chamber therebetween. A filter and a water pump are mounted in the internal chamber for suctioning pool water into the inlet and discharging filtered water through said outlet. ... Aq Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185879

Trommel screen clamping apparatus

A rotating clamp assembly and related methods of use for coupling one or more filter screens to a trommel frame. The rotating clamp assembly includes a pair of roller members that rotate relative to the trommel frame. ... Aq Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180184625

Method of growing shellfish

A method of growing shellfish is disclosed. The method comprises obtaining a support tray (i) with recesses (7) where at least some of the recesses (7) incorporate means adapted to create a deliberately formed alphanumeric, written or pictorial mark on the shellfish as it grows. ... Aq Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179688

Washing machine

A washing machine includes: a dewatering drum provided with an impeller in a free rotation manner; a driving part for rotating the impeller; an inertial rotation number detection part for detecting an inertial rotation number after the driving part stops driving; and a control part for controlling the driving part and the inertial rotation number detection part and detecting the amount of the washings in the dewatering drum as a load according to the inertial rotation number. In the case of determining that a detection result of the inertial rotation number detection part satisfies a specified condition, the control part enables the driving part to drive again; and the inertial rotation number detection part re-detects the inertial rotation number of the impeller, and detects the load according to the detection result and the previous detection result.. ... Aq Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174499

Inflatable display assembly for detachable external air blower

An inflatable display assembly includes a base member to which the inflatable body is permanently attached. The base member has a channel therethrough, one end of the channel being affixed to an opening in the fabric of inflatable body. ... Aq Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171527

Washing machine

Provided is a washing machine, which can save an installation space and can increase rigidity of a part for rotatably supporting a washing drum in a structure including the washing drum. The washing drum can rotate in a manner of crossing with a perpendicular direction. ... Aq Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171490

Salt dissolver

The present invention provides an oxidant production apparatus, an example embodiment of which comprises a water container configured to accept and retain a volume of water; a porous salt container configured to accept and retain a quantity of salt, mounted with the water container such that salt in the salt container is in fluid communication with water in the water container; an electrolysis system mounted with the water container; and a gas directing element mounted with the salt container and the water container such that gas generated by the electrolysis system is preferentially directed through the salt container. In operation, gas from electrolysis percolates through the water and the salt, agitating the salt and encouraging the salt to fully dissolve.. ... Aq Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170492

Lateral foil system for surfboards

A hydrofoil and hydrofoil system for a surfboard is disclosed. The surfboard has a planar hull defined by a top surface, a bottom surface, a nose, a tail, and opposing side rails extending from the nose to the tail and that define a transition from the top surface to the bottom surface. ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164516

Method for manufacturing active optical cable

. . A method for manufacturing an active optical cable comprises (a) flip-chip packaging chips onto a circuit board to form a oe circuit board, (b) integrating the oe circuit board onto an optical bench to form a oe bench, (c) integrating the oe bench onto a printed circuit board to form a oe module, (d) molding encapsulant onto the oe bench, (e) coupling a hybrid cable onto the oe module, and (f) utilizing low temperature, low pressure injection molding process to form the active optical cable.. . ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163422

Enhanced filter door

A filter door for an autonomous, submersible vehicle is disclosed. The filter door includes a living hinge that biases the panel to a closed position. ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162508

Brake module for submersible autonomous vehicle

A brake module for submersible autonomous vehicles is disclosed. The brake module is operatively coupled to a fluid propulsion system of an autonomous vehicle and includes a braking mechanism configured to selectively engage a wheel of the autonomous vehicle. ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162494

Recreational flotation device

Recreational flotation devices are generally described. The flotation device may comprise inflatable portions of different size that aid a user in achieving a sitting position.. ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162467

Endless track for submersible, autonomous vehicle

An endless track belt for a submersible, autonomous vehicle is disclosed. The track belt includes an outer surface with raised track elements that are configured to both engage a supporting surface and selectively receive external grip elements configured to engage the supporting surface. ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180161686

Array of toys simulating a vehicle control panel

This invention relates to children's toys, and particularly to an array of toys that may be attached to a baby boat or stroller, or may be used independently in or out of a bathtub, pool, or other body of water, to stimulate and entertain a child by providing a simulated control panel or dashboard panel of a boat or other vehicle. The toys are affixed to an inflatable body member, at least one of the toys being in fluid communication with the inflatable body member so that as the body member is inflated, that toy is simultaneously inflated. ... Aq Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180160658

Floating and submersible closed-contained aquaculture farming, and method of rearing fish

A fish rearing tank comprising the features of: a) an egg-shaped shell (1) with a generally vertical long axis and gradually narrowing shape towards its tip volume portion; b) said shell (1) forming a generally rigid tank; c) said shell (1) being closed; d) said shell (1) having one or more water inlets (11); e) said shell (1) having one or more water outlets (16, 29); said egg-shaped tank (1) for holding a water volume in its major lower volume portion and enclosing air in its minor, upper tip volume portion (4). Further disclosed is a method of rearing fish providing such an egg-shaped shell (1) and conducting bottom to top or ?reverse?-circulation of water through said egg-shaped shell (1) while maintaining its air-filled volume in said tip (4).. ... Aq Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156769

Systems and methods for monitoring and managing solution samples

Disclosed are various embodiments of a monitoring apparatus and a method for obtaining solution sample measurements. The monitoring apparatus may include a hollow body and a top cover to seal the hollow body to provide a waterproof monitoring apparatus. ... Aq Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180155948

Filter for swimming pool cleaner

A filter for a self-propelled robotic pool cleaner includes a first chamber, a second chamber and a partition wall separating the first and second chambers to define first and second filter enclosures. A non-return device is placed in correspondence with the partition wall. ... Aq Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180155946

Docking station for a pool cleaner in a pool

A docking station which can releasably engage and hold a robotic pool cleaner, the docking station optionally including a pre-filter for coarse debris, the pool cleaner including an internal filter and a pump to suction in, filter and eject filtered water while the pool cleaner is coupled to the docking station. The pool cleaner's pump creates water jets to provide propulsion for the pool cleaner and to aid in decoupling the pool cleaner from the docking station.. ... Aq Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180155945

Self-propelled robotic swimming pool cleaner with extendible arms for climbing out of a swiiming pool

A self-propelled robotic pool cleaner for cleaning a swimming pool having a bottom surface, and a vertical sidewall terminating at a deck. The cleaner includes an interior chamber with a water pump and a filter. ... Aq Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180155273

Crystalline solid forms of the acetate salt of (1s,3s,4r)-4-((3as,4r,5s,7as)-4-(aminomethyl)-7a-methyl-1-methyleneoctahydro-1h-inden-5-yl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-4-methylcyclohexanol

The present invention is generally directed to novel crystalline forms of the acetate salt of (1s,3s,4r)-4-((3as,4r,5s,7as)-4-(aminomethyl)-7a-methyl-1-methyleneoctahydro-1h-inden-5-yl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-4-methylcyclohexanol and processes for their preparation.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180148947

Method and apparatus for providing orientation related electrical signals from a robotic pool cleaner having an orientation sensor to a remote power supply via a two-wire cable

. . A robotic pool cleaner for cleaning surfaces of a pool including a housing having an upper portion disposed over a base to define an interior chamber. The base includes a water inlet and the upper portion has at least one water discharge port for discharging filtered water. ... Aq Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180147589

A device and method for moving a jet member

A device for moving a jet member (6) having a nozzle comprises a carriage (4) with a base portion (5) to which the jet member is connected. The carriage is movable in a substantially rectilinear first path along a guide member (3). ... Aq Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180147314

Systems and methods for performing the bacterial disinfection of a fluid using point radiation sources

A system for disinfecting a fluid, including: a flow cell including one or more inlet ports and one or more outlet ports, wherein the flow cell is configured to communicate a fluid containing a biological contaminant from the one or more inlet ports to the one or more outlet portions through an interior portion thereof; and one or more point radiation sources disposed about the flow cell, wherein the one or more point radiation sources are operable for delivering radiation to the biological contaminant; wherein an interior surface of the flow cell is operable for reflecting the radiation delivered to the biological contaminant by the one or more point radiation sources; and wherein the interior surface of the flow cell is operable for reflecting the radiation delivered to the biological contaminant by the one or more point radiation sources such that a radiation intensity is uniform throughout the interior portion of the flow cell. In one exemplary embodiment, the flow cell is an integrating sphere. ... Aq Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180147089

Intraocular shunt placement

Methods are provided for using an intraocular shunt deployment device to deploy an intraocular shunt from the device and into an eye.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180142487

Self-propelled robotic pool cleaner and water skimmer

A robotic pool cleaner can operate while submerged to clean floor and side wall surface areas of the pool. A second embodiment of the pool cleaner can clean debris while skimming water along the top surface of the pool water. ... Aq Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180141838

Portable water purifier

A hand portable water purification system including: a cold plasma ozone generator having two spaced apart parallel electrodes for generating ozone; a venturi injector providing partially ozonated contaminated water; a first and a second reactor tank, each tank in fluid communication with the venturi injector and the cold plasma generator, wherein the first reactor tank fills with partially ozonated contaminated water provided by the injector, and while being filled, is further ozonated until purified water is obtained and concurrently previously purified water is emptied from the second reactor tank; a low wattage power source for providing power to the system; and a microprocessor/controller for controlling in real time the amount of ozone produced by the generator and for controlling a series of valves. The valves are opened and closed according to a predefined sequence. ... Aq Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180138517

Modular electrochemical cells

A gas diffusion electrode for an electro-synthetic or electro-energy cell, for example a fuel cell, including one or more gas permeable layers, a first conductive layer provided on a first side of the gas diffusion electrode, and a second layer, which may be a second conductive layer, provided on a second side of the gas diffusion electrode. The one or more gas permeable layers are positioned between the first conductive layer and the second layer, which may be a second conductive layer, and the one or more gas permeable layers provide a gas channel. ... Aq Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180135850

Plasmonic energy conversion device for vapor generation

The present invention is related to using a plasmonic energy conversion device comprised of a non-permeable substrate and of a plurality of nanorods, either free standing or embedded in aluminum matrix, that utilizes plasmons to generate vapor from a fluid as a result of being exposed to radiation. Methods of manufacturing the plasmonic energy converter device are described.. ... Aq Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180135325

Method and device for remotely controlling robotic pool cleaner

A method for remotely operating a robotic pool cleaner may include providing a robotic pool cleaner comprising a housing: a propulsion drive configured to propel the robotic pool cleaner along a surface of a pool; a pump for drawing liquid from the pool into the housing, so as to trap dirt and debris from the surface of the pool into a filter; a controller configured to communicate with a portable communication device, and control the propulsion drive in accordance with commands received from a the portable communication device; using the portable communication device, obtaining one or more characteristics of a surface of the pool; displaying a graphical representation of the pool on a display of the portable communication device; receiving a user input from a user via an input interface of the portable communication device; translating the user input into a command; and transmitting the command to a controller of the robotic pool cleaner, for execution by the robotic pool cleaner.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180130255

System and method for portable active 3d scanning

A method for generating a three-dimensional model of an object, by a scanning system including a client-side device including: an acquisition system configured to capture images; and an interaction system including a display device and a network interface includes: capturing a plurality of images of the object by the acquisition system, the images being captured from a plurality of different poses of the acquisition system; computing depth maps from the images of the objects, each of the depth maps corresponding to one of the poses of the acquisition system; combining the depth maps to generate a combined point cloud; and displaying, on the display device, the combined point cloud or a 3d mesh model generated from the combined point cloud.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180127999

Drive module for submersible autonomous vehicle

A drive module for submersible autonomous vehicles is disclosed. The drive module includes a propulsion element configured to engage and rotate against a surface, a motor configured to drive the propulsion element, and a controller configured to cause the motor to drive the propulsion element. ... Aq Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180127888

Electrodeposited lead composition, methods of production, and uses

The inventive subject matter is directed to continuous electrochemical production of highly pure micro- or nanostructured lead that at least partially encloses the electroprocessing solvent and molecular hydrogen and optional guest compounds to form a mixed matrix. Such compositions are particularly suitable for cold forming of various structures and/or for alloy and composite material production.. ... Aq Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180127852

Systems and methods for recovery of lead from lead acid batteries

Lead is recovered from lead paste of a lead acid battery in a continuous process. The lead paste is contacted with a base to generate a supernatant and a precipitate. ... Aq Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180127820

Predicting resistance to disease

The invention relates to a method of predicting resistance to infectious pancreatic necrosis in salmon, the method comprising determining the alleles present at a dna polymorphism in the salmon and predicting whether or not the salmon is resistant to infectious pancreatic necrosis based on the determination of the alleles. The invention also relates to a method of selecting a salmon for use as broodstock, wherein the salmon is selected based on the prediction by the first method that the salmon will have resistance to infectious pancreatic necrosis.. ... Aq Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126304

Corrugated fluid intake screen

Corrugated screen filters and related method of fabrication whereby an available filter surface is increased so as to allow an increase a flow capacity of the corrugated screen filter. The corrugated screen filter can comprise a plurality of rods forming a series of alternate and angular ridges and grooves on a surface of the filter screen. ... Aq Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120011

Heating and cooling an environment

A heat pump system can be reversed to either heat or cool a controlled space, such as environment in a building. In a typical use, such as heat pump system extracts heat or cold energy from the surrounding air around the building. ... Aq Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180119669

Floating, yawing spar current/tidal turbine

The present invention describes a floating yawing spar buoy current/tidal turbine. The spar includes a spreader above the rotor(s) with the spreader tips connected to fore and aft cable yokes that transition to opposing mooring lines connected to anchors on the seabed. ... Aq Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180118585

Method and apparatus for advanced vacuum membrane distillation

Embodiments provide methods and structures for purification or volume reduction of a brine by an advanced vacuum distillation process (avmd) to achieve higher flux by passage of vapors through an avmd distillation unit. In one example, brine is circulated in a tank. ... Aq Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106752

Phosphate electrode and a method for determining the phosphate concentration

The invention concerns a phosphate electrode with a base body (1) and a first coating (1a) provided at least in sections of the based body, wherein the base body comprises elemental cobalt and the first coating (1a) comprises a cobalt phosphate, wherein a second coating (1b) is applied at least in section onto the base body and/or the first coating, wherein the second coating binds protons and/or releases hydroxides. The invention further concerns a method for determination of the phosphate concentration with the phosphate electrode.. ... Aq Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106150

Engine with compression and momentum stroke

A linear reciprocating engine may include a cylinder having a first combustion chamber at one end and a second combustion chamber at an opposing end, first and second cylinder heads located at an end of the first and second combustion chambers, respectively, and a double-faced piston slidably mounted within the cylinder. The engine may further include a first piston rod portion extending from a first face of the double-faced piston through the first combustion chamber, and a second piston rod portion extending from a second face of the piston through the second combustion chamber. ... Aq Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106020

Mounting device for a fitting panel

A mounting device for a fitting panel has a base element (20) and at least one fluid connection element (50). The base element includes, at a front side, a device (21, 22) for fastening a fitting panel and, at a rear side, an at least substantially planar bearing surface, at least one through-opening (23) for a fastening device being arranged in the base element and extending from the rear side of the base element to the front side of the base element, in such a way that a fastening device may be passed through the base element at the at least one through-opening. ... Aq Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105875

Predicting resistance to disease

The invention relates to a method of predicting resistance to infectious pancreatic necrosis in salmon, the method comprising determining the alleles present at a dna polymorphism in the salmon and predicting whether or not the salmon is resistant to infectious pancreatic necrosis based on the determination of the alleles. The invention also relates to a method of selecting a salmon for use as broodstock, wherein the salmon is selected based on the prediction by the first method that the salmon will have resistance to infectious pancreatic necrosis.. ... Aq Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105755

Systems and methods for removing sulfer and halogens

Provided herein are systems and methods for removing halogens and sulfur from used oil. The used oil is heated and aerated, followed by rapid vaporization and cooling. ... Aq Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104573

Method and system for using sensors of a control device for control of a game

A control device with a touch screen and motion sensors is held in one hand with the screen facing the user. Preferably, thumb motion of the hand holding the control device on the touch screen sensor of the control device is the input to control the motion and animations of an avatar, wherein the avatar motion is displayed on the control device touch screen or, in an embodiment, on an external display device. ... Aq Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094209

Extraction of essential oils

Essential oils are extracted from a biomass through milling in a solvent to form a solution of the essential oil in the solvent. The solvent is or is part of a cover than reduces oxidative and other degradation of the essential oil during milling and isolation. ... Aq Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093911

Removing nitrate from water

A sulphur denitrification system includes a liquid input fluidly coupled to a source of saltwater that includes nitrate; a liquid output fluidly coupled to the source of saltwater; a plurality of vertically-oriented tanks, at least one of the tanks including a liquid inlet that is fluidly coupled to the liquid input to receive a flow of the saltwater, a volume configured to enclose a plurality of sulphur particles that support denitrification bacteria that biologically transform the nitrate into at least one of nitrous oxide or nitrogen gas, and a liquid outlet fluidly coupled to the liquid output and the liquid inlets of the tanks; and a circulation system configured to circulate a portion of the saltwater though the liquid input to the liquid inlets of the plurality of tanks, through the plurality of tanks, and from the liquid outlets of the tanks to the liquid output and the liquid inlets of the tanks.. . ... Aq Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093908

Enhanced membrane bioreactor process for treatment of wastewater

Embodiments provide an apparatus and method for a membrane bioreactor process including a media in the water circulation module. Along with air supplied from bottom of the module the media components are kept in dynamic condition between the gaps to scrub the membrane surface area to it clean in-situ. ... Aq Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085460

Methods of treating prostatitis

This invention is directed to the use of a ship1 activator, preferably aqx-1125, to treat prostatitis.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080158

Washing machine

A washing machine, including: a washing drum, a stirring component which is rotatable and is for stirring washings, a motor for rotating the stirring component, and a microcomputer for supplying water to the washing drum or controlling rotation of the motor. When a selection of a soft wash mode different from a standard mode and a delicate mode is received, the microcomputer rotates the stirring component intermittently through a washing process of the soft wash mode in operation conditions that volume of water in the washing drum is greater than that in the standard mode, a maximum rotating speed of the motor is lower than that in the standard mode and higher than that in the delicate mode, and a duration, in which the motor is rotated in each period in which the stirring component is rotated intermittently, is longer than that in the standard mode.. ... Aq Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180078910

Artificial-whirlpool generator

An artificial-whirlpool generator includes a whirlpool generating member including at least one water inlet, a whirlpool generating chamber communicating with the water inlet, and a whirlpool outlet that is formed at a lower end portion of the whirlpool generating member and communicates with the whirlpool generating chamber; a position-fixing means that fixes the whirlpool forming member such that the entirety of the whirlpool generating member or only a portion of the whirlpool generating member, including the whirlpool outlet is submerged; and a swirling flow forming unit that forces water in a waterbody to be introduced into the whirlpool generating chamber through the water inlet and rotates the introduced water in one direction around an axle provided at a center portion of the whirlpool generating chamber to form a whirlpool that descends toward the whirlpool outlet.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074681

Audio-visual navigation and communication

Communicating information through a user platform by representing, on a user platform visual display, spatial publishing objects as entities at locations within a three-dimensional spatial publishing object space. Each spatial publishing object associated with information, and each presenting a subset of the associated information. ... Aq Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180073264

Self-propelled robotic swimming pool cleaner with power-wash assembly for lifting debris from a surface beneath the pool cleaner

A robotic pool cleaner includes a housing having an inlet and a discharge port, and an interior chamber with a filter therein. Rotatably-mounted supports guide the cleaner along a pool surface. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069299

Smartphone antenna in flexible pcb

A thin, flexible antenna module is provided for use in a smartphone. When the antenna module is assembled in the smartphone, the antenna module provides an mst antenna and an nfc antenna. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069294

Smartphone antenna in flexible pcb

A thin, flexible antenna module is provided for use in a smartphone. When the antenna module is assembled in the smartphone, the antenna module provides an mst antenna and an nfc antenna. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069276

Devices and method for smelterless recycling of lead acid batteries

Lead from lead acid battery scrap is recovered in two separate production streams as clean grid lead and as high-purity lead without smelting. In preferred aspects, lead recovery is performed in a continuous process that uses an aqueous electroprocessing solvent and electro-refining, and spent electroprocessing solvent can be recycled to the recovery process.. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068500

Systems and methods for an automotive temperature warning device

A system for monitoring the temperature of a vehicle includes a device body and a microprocessor housed in the device body. The system further includes a temperature sensor in the device body connected to the microprocessor. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068006

System and method for computer programming

A method for referencing database components of a relational database includes the steps of selecting a relational database with components, and referencing the components as typed relational data within the database itself. A method of using a writable system catalog with meta-identifiers for a relational database includes the steps of selecting a relational database with components, using meta-views to expose the components of the relational database as data, and to identify them by a meta-identifier, and employing triggers for each meta-view, to enable insert, update and delete operations on them, to translate the dml (data manipulation language) operation into a ddl (data definition language) operation, and to execute the ddl operation. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180066443

Modular swimming pool cleaner

A modular pool cleaning robot is disclosed. The pool cleaning robot includes easily replaceable and/or interchangeable parts and allows for various end-user selectable configurations without the use of tools and without complex and time-consuming large-scale disassembly. ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180066393

Washing machine

Disclosed is a full-automatic washing machine, including: a circulating water path arranged on a side surface part of a washing and dewatering drum for enabling water delivered by rotation of an impeller to flow; a resinous water path forming member configured to form a circulating water path between the resinous water path forming member and an inner circumferential wall of the washing and dewatering drum; a filter installation part formed in the water path forming member; and a filter unit installed on the filter installation part rotatably, and configured to suck water returning to the washing and dewatering drum from the circulating water path and water flowing along the inner circumferential wall through a water flow generated by rotation of the impeller, enable water to pass, and collect lint and the like included in the passing water.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065890

Coated-fine-aggregate, concrete composition and method

A concrete composition and method include a portion of fine aggregate bearing a coating of a polymer, which may be a continuous coating layer or a layer of powdered, discrete particles embedded in a binder. The polymeric coating may be a super absorbent polymer (insoluble in water, but absorbing water), or another polymer such as the acrylamides, co-polymers thereof, polyacrylamides, or the like (soluble in water). ... Aq Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055956

Ultraviolet light treatment chamber

An apparatus for the treatment of a liquid that includes a chamber having at least one inner surface, the chamber adapted for passage of a fluid therethrough. The chamber is at least 80 percent enclosed. ... Aq Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055046

Protective surface film for a liquid

A composition and method for protecting the surface of an exposed body of water comprising 10 to 95 wt % silicone polymer; greater than zero to 15 wt % carrier material; and greater than zero to 20 wt % surfactant. The method includes the steps of adding the composition to the surface of the water and allowing the composition to form a liquid film across the surface of the water. ... Aq Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180050945

Manifold 3-stage water filtration system with heavy metals removal

A manifolded 3-stage water filtration system includes a deep sand filter assembly, a hydro-cyclone, and a filter and valve manifold assembly fluidly coupled together. The filter and valve manifold assembly includes a pre-filter fluidly coupled with the hydro-cyclone, a first hollow membrane filter fluidly coupled with the pre-filter, a second hollow membrane filter fluidly coupled with the pre-filter and the first hollow membrane filter, and a backwash system. ... Aq Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180050927

Conditioning of aquarium water

A mobile treatment system having a mobile or wheelable container able to receive a secondary volume of water separate from the primary volume of water of the aquarium; a pump mountable to a portion of the mobile container, a first inlet of the pump able to draw water from a portion of the mobile container, a first outlet of the pump connectable for selectively directing water drawn into the first inlet back into the mobile container after conditioning of the water, a second inlet able to draw conditioned water from a portion of the mobile container having the conditioned water; a second outlet allowing transfer of the conditioned water from the mobile container to the aquarium, wherein the water is conditioned in the secondary volume of the mobile container at a position remote to the aquarium.. . ... Aq Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180049616

Grout cleaning mop

A grout cleaning mop. The grout cleaning mop may comprise a scrubber, a cylindrical coupler, and an ability to connect to a cleaning element. ... Aq Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047208

System and method for three-dimensional scanning and for capturing a bidirectional reflectance distribution function

A method for generating a three-dimensional (3d) model of an object includes: capturing images of the object from a plurality of viewpoints, the images including color images; generating a 3d model of the object from the images, the 3d model including a plurality of planar patches; for each patch of the planar patches: mapping image regions of the images to the patch, each image region including at least one color vector; and computing, for each patch, at least one minimal color vector among the color vectors of the image regions mapped to the patch; generating a diffuse component of a bidirectional reflectance distribution function (brdf) for each patch of planar patches of the 3d model in accordance with the at least one minimal color vector computed for each patch; and outputting the 3d model with the brdf for each patch.. . ... Aq Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046649

Systems and methods for automatically generating metadata for media documents

According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for automatically generating metadata for a media document includes: computing a feature vector of the media document using a convolutional neural network; searching a collection of media documents for one or more matching media documents having corresponding feature vectors similar to the feature vector of the media document, each media document of the collection of media documents being associated with metadata; generating metadata for the media document based on the metadata associated with the one or more matching media documents; and displaying the media document in association with the generated metadata.. . ... Aq Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046427

Nfc-enabled digital apparatus and method of nfc-based information transmission

An nfc-enabled digital apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a touch screen display and a near field communication (nfc) module comprising an nfc antenna and an nfc controller. ... Aq Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180044936

Concurrent operation of multiple robotic pool cleaners

A robotic pool cleaner includes a housing, a propulsion mechanism configured to propel the robotic pool cleaner along an interior surface of a pool, and a suction mechanism for drawing liquid from the pool into the housing. A transceiver is configured to receive a signal that is indicative of a relative location of another robotic pool cleaner. ... Aq Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180044201

Liquid containers having filters and related methods

Some of the present containers include a bottle defining a mouth in fluid communication with an interior volume, a cap configured to at least partially cover the mouth and defining an outlet in fluid communication with the interior volume, and a filter assembly configured to filter liquid communicated between the interior volume and the outlet, the filter assembly having a first end, a second end, and a housing extending between the first and second ends to define an interior passageway configured to contain a filter having an upper end cap defining an opening, a lower end cap, and a filter media extending between the upper and lower end caps. In some containers, the filter assembly is configured to be coupled to the cap with the opening in fluid communication with the outlet. ... Aq Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180036682

Purification of highly saline feeds

A process for separating solvent from a feed solution, said process comprising contacting the feed solution with one side of a semi-permeable membrane, applying hydraulic pressure to the feed solution, such that solvent from the feed solution flows through the membrane by reverse osmosis to provide a permeate solution on the permeate-side of the membrane, separating solvent from the permeate solution to provide a stream comprising the solvent and a residual solution having an increased osmotic pressure than the permeate solution, and recycling the residual solution to the permeate-side of the semi-permeable membrane, whereby the osmotic pressure on the permeate-side of the semi-permeable membrane is lower than the osmotic pressure of the feed solution.. . ... Aq Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180035033

Multi-array camera imaging system and method therefor

An imaging system and method for enabling the capture and rendering of an image without the latency and bandwidth requirements of the prior art is presented. Embodiments of the present invention employ a plurality of imagers that provide image data to a plurality of capture and hosting servers to which they are connected via a first communications bus. ... Aq Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022619

Systems and methods for reducing membrane creep in water filtration systems

A water filtration system may include a first receptacle configured to store source water, a second receptacle configured to store supply water, an ro filter disposed between the first receptacle and the second receptacle, and a bypass line configured to provide water from the ro filter back to the first receptacle for an initial predetermined amount of time, after which the bypass line is closed and the filtered water is provided to the second receptacle.. . ... Aq Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180015415

Brine concentration

A process for separating solvent from a feed solution, said process comprising: contacting a feed solution comprising solutes dissolved in a solvent with one side of a nanofiltration membrane, applying hydraulic pressure to the feed solution, such that solvent and some of the dissolved salts from the feed solution flow through the nanofiltration membrane to provide a permeate solution on the permeate-side of the nanofiltration membrane and a concentrated solution on the retentate-side of the nanofiltration membrane; contacting the permeate solution from the nanofiltration membrane with one side of a reverse osmosis membrane and applying hydraulic pressure to the permeate solution, such that solvent from the permeate solution flows through the reverse osmosis membrane to leave a concentrated solution on the retentate-side of the reverse osmosis membrane, using the concentrated solution from the retentate-side of the reverse osmosis membrane as at least part of the feed solution tothe nanofiltration membrane;withdrawing at least a portion of the concentrated solution from the retentate-sideof the nanofiltration membrane.. . ... Aq Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011621

Audio-visual navigation and communication

. . Communicating information through a user platform by representing, on a user platform visual display, spatial publishing objects as entities at locations within a three-dimensional spatial publishing object space. Each spatial publishing object associated with information, and each presenting a subset of the associated information. ... Aq Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011027

Method, device, and system for the automated determination of optical densities or of the change in optical densities of reaction mixtures in shaken reactors

The invention relates to a method, to a device, and to a system for the automated determination of optical densities or of the change in optical densities of reaction mixtures in shaken reactors during shaking operation. Methods and devices currently used therefor are often unreliable, are susceptible to environmental and process factors, or require interruptions to the shaking operation that impair the process control. ... Aq Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180010819

Systems and methods for heating and cooling a facility

Improved systems for heating and cooling a space may include a heating and cooling unit for providing heating and cooling functions mounted inside a housing assembly and a display unit mounted to the housing assembly. A control unit may be coupled to the heating and cooling unit and the display unit. ... Aq Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180008464

Intraocular shunt implantation

Implanting an intraocular shunt into an eye can involve creating an opening in the cornea and positioning a shunt in the anterior chamber of the eye such that the shunt terminates between layers of tenon's capsule, thereby facilitating fluid flow out of the anterior chamber into a space between the layers of tenon's capsule.. . ... Aq Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170373562

Thermodynamic system

. . The invention relates to a thermodynamic system (10), notably a system (10) implementing a thermodynamic rankine cycle, comprising a circulation loop (31-36) for the circulation of a working fluid, said loop (31-36) comprising an energy production means (20), said system (10) also comprising a device for cooling said energy production means (20) and a channel (37, 38) designed to supply said cooling device with working fluid from said loop (31-36) and to return said working fluid into said loop (31-36), said cooling device being designed so as to cool said energy production means (20) by vaporisation of the working fluid inside said production means (20), said working fluid entering said energy production means (20) in the liquid phase.. . ... Aq Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372527

Systems and methods for scanning three-dimensional objects

A method for computing a three-dimensional (3d) model of an object includes: receiving, by a processor, a first chunk including a 3d model of a first portion of the object, the first chunk being generated from a plurality of depth images of the first portion of the object; receiving, by the processor, a second chunk including a 3d model of a second portion the object, the second chunk being generated from a plurality of depth images of the second portion of the object; computing, by the processor, a registration of the first chunk with the second chunk, the registration corresponding to a transformation aligning corresponding portions of the first and second chunks; aligning, by the processor, the first chunk with the second chunk in accordance with the registration; and outputting, by the processor, a 3d model corresponding to the first chunk merged with the second chunk.. . ... Aq Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170369474

Compounds, compositions and methods of use

Herein, compounds, compositions and methods for modulating inclusion formation and stress granules in cells related to the onset of neurodegenerative diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, cancer, ophthalmological diseases, and viral infections are described.. . ... Aq Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363058

Wave energy converter with submerged element

. . A wave energy converter (1) has: a buoyant structure (2) which, in use, floats on water; a generator (18); a generator drive mechanism (38) on board the buoyant structure (2), the generator drive mechanism (38) having an rotational input drive shaft (20) and a rotational output drive shaft (36); a drive member (22) operably connected to the input drive shaft (20), the drive member (22) being moveable back and forth between a first position and a second position; a biasing arrangement (23, 26) for example a buoyant block acting on the drive member; and, a submerged element 4, 4′ which, in use, moves below the surface of the water out of phase with the buoyant structure (2), the drive member (22) being attached by a tether (28) to the submerged element (4). In use, when the buoyant structure (2) encounters a wave crest, the spacing between the buoyant structure (2) and the submerged element (4, 4′) increases and the drive member (22) is pulled towards the second position by the tether (28), and, when the buoyant structure (2) encounters a wave trough, the spacing between the buoyant structure (2) and the submerged element (4, 4′) decreases and the drive member (22) is urged towards the first position by the biasing arrangement (23, 26). ... Aq Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361144

Aqua exercise equipment

An aqua resistance dumbbell comprises a tubular wall that provides a bore for receiving a user's hand from each end of the bell. A rod is located within the bore and extending laterally across the bore to be gripped by a user with one or both hands from one or both ends of the bore. ... Aq Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360726

Compounds, compositions and methods of use

Herein, compounds, compositions and methods for modulating inclusion formation and stress granules in cells related to the onset of neurodegenerative diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, cancer, ophthalmological diseases, and viral infections are described.. . ... Aq Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356212

Self-propelled robotic swimming pool cleaner with retractably tethered floating buoy

A method and apparatus for raising a self-propelled pool cleaner from a surface of a pool. The cleaner includes an interior chamber, a lower portion with an inlet and an upper portion with an outlet. ... Aq Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356172

Water conserving shower systems

A plumbing system for a shower or the like includes a mixing valve operable for delivering a water flow of adjustable temperature from a water source to a dispensing device downstream from the mixing valve. The system further includes a diverter valve between the mixing valve and the dispensing device, and operable to divert a selectively variable portion of the water from the mixing valve back to the water source. ... Aq Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356094

Gas permeable electrode and method of manufacture

A gas permeable or breathable electrode and method of manufacture thereof. In one example there is an electrolytic cell having an electrode comprising a porous material, wherein gas produced at the electrode diffuses out of the cell via the porous material. ... Aq Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170352927

Improved devices and method for smelterless recycling of lead acid batteries

Lead from lead acid battery scrap is recovered in two separate production streams as clean grid lead and as high-purity lead without smelting. In preferred aspects, lead recovery is performed in a continuous process that uses an aqueous electroprocessing solvent and electro-refining. ... Aq Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348611

Distiller

A distiller including an evaporator having at least one evaporation surface for evaporating liquid into vapor. At least one movable liquid applicator assembly has a wiper applicator which can move over the at least one evaporation surface, for wiping and applying a thin even film of the liquid on the at least one evaporation surface for evaporation.. ... Aq Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348150

Intraocular drug delivery

An ab externo method of placing an intraocular implant into an eye can include advancing a needle, in which the implant is disposed, into the eye through conjunctiva and sclera of the eye. The implant can include a drug deliverable to the eye. ... Aq Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170335250

A powder detergent formulation

The present disclosure relates to a powder detergent formulation. The present disclosure particularly relates to powder detergent formulation containing salts of amino alkyl carboxylates bearing secondary or tertiary amino group and three or more carboxyl groups.. ... Aq Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334758

Process for purification of produced water

We provide a process for treatment of produced water, including but not limited to water produced by a “steam flood” process for extraction of oil from oil sands, including the removal of color from the water. This removal may be accomplished through addition of color-removal polymers and flocculents. ... Aq Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334750

Electrolysis device and apparatus for producing electrolyzed ozonated water

There is provided an electrolysis device configured to use unpurified water containing a small amount of ions of alkaline earth metal such as ca and mg as raw water, and to have a structure of supplying the raw water to a cathode chamber in which deposition of scale of the alkaline earth metal on the surface of a cathode provided in the cathode chamber can be prevented. The electrolysis device and the apparatus for producing electrolyzed ozone water are configured by an electrolysis cell formed in a manner that a membrane-electrode assembly is configured by a solid polymer electrolyte separation membrane formed by a cation exchange membrane, and an anode and a cathode which are respectively adhered to both surfaces of the solid polymer electrolyte separation membrane, and the membrane-electrode assembly is compressed from both surfaces thereof, and thus the solid polymer electrolyte separation membrane, the anode, and the cathode are adhered to each other. ... Aq Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331173

Near field communication antenna and smartphone having antenna

A near field communication (nfc) antenna and a smartphone having the antenna are disclosed. The present disclosure provides a parallel stacked nfc antenna, of a smartphone, suitable for nfc communication. ... Aq Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308692

Mobile terminal, mobile terminal program, checkpoint management system, and checkpoint management method

A mobile terminal that can be utilized for a checkpoint management system performs contactless electric communication with a reader/writer device for a passive rfid tag. An application processing unit cooperates with an application server through electronic communication. ... Aq Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305619

Bottle cap

The invention discloses a push bottle cap, comprising an outer push cap, an inner ejecting cap, a striker and a waterproof cap. The inner ejecting cap is tightly connected to the upper portion of the waterproof cover, forming a hollow chamber; the top of the inner ejecting cap is tightly attached to the upper inner wall of the outer push cap; the upper portion of the inner ejecting cap is provided with a telescoping device; the waterproof cover comprises a waterproof layer, the outer wall of the waterproof cap and the outer push cap are locked together through a fastener, and the waterproof cap is in screwed connection with a bottle in a threaded manner; the striker is inserted into the upper portion of the inner ejecting cap and located in the hollow chamber, the telescoping device surrounds the striker, and the tip of the striker points to but has no contact with the waterproof layer. ... Aq Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305505

Self-deploying float

A self-deploying float assembly to support mechanical equipment such as aerators and mixers for use in water, wastewater and process water stream treatment basins and a method of installing same.. . ... Aq Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305504

Self-deploying float

A self-deploying float assembly to support mechanical equipment such as aerators and mixers for use in water, wastewater and process water stream treatment basins and a method of installing same.. . ... Aq Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293490

Method for modifying an onboard control system of a pool cleaner, and power source for a pool cleaner

An onboard control system of an electrically powered pool cleaner (3) is disclosed. The disclosed system is configured to operate the pool cleaner in accordance with a setup (a, b, c) of the onboard control system (350). ... Aq Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170292553

Rotatable connector assembly

This invention relates to a rotatable connector assembly, also referred to as a two-part connector assembly that allows connection of one object or member bearing one part of the assembly to another object or member bearing the other part of the assembly, and further allows rotation of the members with respect to each other in a plane parallel to the plane of the assembled connector, assures that the two connector members remain attached under load and shear forces, and permits ready detachment of the connector members from each other.. . ... Aq Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291829

Media, systems, and methods for wastewater regeneration

A filtration device selectively removes hydrophobic waste from wastewater while leaving other water and surfactant components, which may then be recycled to a point of use. The wastewater treatment system may comprise a filtration unit and filtration media. ... Aq Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291141

Portable water collection and filtration system

A portable water collection, filtration and power generation system is provided. The system is comprised of a holding tank, a filtration system, a reverse osmosis system an electrical power generator a mobile transport unit that holds the holding tank, filtration system, reverse osmosis system, and the electrical power generator. ... Aq Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170288366

Thin laser package for optical applications

An optical projection system includes: a laser emitter configured to emit a beam along an emission axis; an optical element having an optical axis non-parallel to the emission axis, the optical element having a back focal length; and a folding optic configured to redirect the beam toward the optical axis, the beam following a folded optical path having: a first section along the emission axis from the laser emitter to the folding optic; and a second section along the optical axis from the folding optic to the optical element, the sum of the lengths of the first and second sections being equal to the back focal length, the length of the first section being a function of a divergence of the beam and the back focal length, and the folding optic having a height along the optical axis configured to redirect substantially the entire beam emitted by the laser emitter.. . ... Aq Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282102

Liquid filtration systems, components, and methods

Filter assemblies, filter modules, and filtration systems and methods.. . ... Aq Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170276394

Multi-tube offset pre-insulated hvac ducting technology

The invention provides an hvac duct having an inner composite tube and an outer composite tube. The inner composite tube has an interior metal wall, a primary foam wall, and an exterior metal wall. ... Aq Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275906

Automated swimming pool cleaner having an angled jet drive propulsion system

A self-propelled cleaning apparatus for cleaning a submerged surface of a pool including a housing having an interior chamber, a plurality of supports rotationally mounted to a lower portion of the housing arranged to move the cleaning apparatus over the surface of the pool. At least one inlet and at least one outlet, and a filter and a water pump disposed in the interior chamber, the water pump configured to establish a flow path through the housing by drawing water and debris from the pool into the housing through the at least one inlet, directing water through the filter, and discharging filtered water out of the housing to the pool through the at least one outlet, wherein the at least one outlet is configured to direct a pressurized stream of water at an acute angle with respect to the surface over which the apparatus moves.. ... Aq Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272728

System and method of three-dimensional scanning for customizing footwear

A method for generating shoe recommendations includes: capturing, by a scanning system, a plurality of depth maps of a foot, the depth maps corresponding to different views of the foot; generating, by a processor, a 3d model of the foot from the plurality of depth maps; computing, by the processor, one or more measurements from the 3d model of the foot; computing, by the processor, one or more shoe parameters based on the one or more measurements; computing, by the processor, a shoe recommendation based on the one or more shoe parameters; and outputting, by the processor, the shoe recommendation. . ... Aq Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269316

Photoelectric conversion assembly

A photoelectric conversion assembly is proposed. The photoelectric conversion assembly comprises a photoelectric conversion module having an interposer, at least one optical element and an optical bench. ... Aq Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170254137

Portable security box with a solar panel and improved lock that attaches to a fixed object to secure valuables

A portable, universally fitting, stylish, lockable security box that integrally affixes to a an object such as the support or cross bar on a frame of a beach lounge chair, a stroller, bike or similar member where it is desirable to protect your valuables on a stationary or a larger movable object. The security box is a device preferably comprised of a main top component having a solar panel thereon and a main bottom component which are hinged together and able to be securely closed by a rfid locking mechanism. ... Aq Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253500

Water conditioning

A water conditioning apparatus for separating organic compounds and dissolved solids from water. A membrane separates organic compounds from a liquid feed comprising water, organic compounds, and dissolved solids. ... Aq Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251143

System and method for assisted 3d scanning

A three-dimensional scanning system includes: a camera configured to capture images; a processor; and memory coupled to the camera and the processor, the memory being configured to store: the images captured by the camera; and instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to: control the camera to capture one or more initial images of a subject from a first pose of the camera; compute a guidance map in accordance with the one or more initial images to identify one or more next poses; control the camera to capture one or more additional images from at least one of the one or more next poses; update the guidance map in accordance with the one or more additional images; and output the images captured by the camera to generate a three-dimensional model.. . ... Aq Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248343

Boiling water heater

The invention discloses a boiling water heater, which includes a barrel shape internal tank body, a water inlet pipe, a water outlet pipe and a exhaust pipe, the upper end of the tank body, fixedly and hermetically connect to the first upper cover, the first upper cover is fixedly and hermetically connected to the second upper cover. One cavity is formed between the first and second upper covers, water inlet pipe passes through the second upper cover. ... Aq Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170247772

Composite particle for steel making and ore refining

Composite particles are used in combination with ore particles in an ore-refining or purification process, such as in a steel- or iron-making process. The composite particles comprise a core, which may be an aggregate of limestone, dolomite, or another ore particle. ... Aq Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246596

Diffusor

The invention relates to a diffusor for adding of gases into water, said diffusor comprising a perforated tube (1) and at least one supply tube (2), said the at least one supply tube (2) is at one end coupled to a source for supplying gas and at the other end in fluid communication with the perforated tube (1), the gas is supplied to the perforated tube (1) through at least one inner supply tube (4; 5; 15) extending from the supply tube (2) to the perforated tube (1). The invention is distinctive in that at the least one inner supply tube (4; 5; 15) is a non-perforating tube and has at least one outlet (4a, 5a, 15a) situated at a free end of the at least one inner supply tube (4, 5, 15), said gas is adapted to be distributed into the perforated tube (1) through the at least one outlet (4a, 5a, 15a).. ... Aq Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170234056

Flexible portable security bag with an elongate zipper

A portable, universally fitting, stylish, lockable security box or bag that integrally affixes to a an object such as the support or cross bar on a frame of a beach lounge chair, a stroller, bike, wheelchair or similar member where it is desirable to protect your valuables on a stationary or a larger movable object. The security bag is a device preferably comprised of a flexible flap component and a main bottom component which encloses the valuables of the user. ... Aq Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170233272

Method and apparatus for selenium removal from high tds wastewater

A process for removal of selenium and nitrate from waste water includes both electrochemical and bioprocessing treatment. Embodiments include use of activated walnut shell a growth media for selenium-reducing bacteria.. ... Aq Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170231453

Multi-use mop

A multi-purpose mop. The multi-purpose mop may comprise a mop head, which may have a plurality of bristles on a first side, a squeegee on an opposite side, and a fabric attachment portion on a bottom face.. ... Aq Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227488

Chlorine detection with pulsed amperometric detection

. . A method of measuring oxidant in an aqueous composition using an electrode system comprising a membrane permeable to a species to be measured, a cathode situated behind the membrane, and an electrolyte between the membrane and cathode. Embodiments of the method may include contacting the membrane and an anode with the aqueous composition, and measuring the current between the cathode and anode in response to a first voltage applied between them. ... Aq Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170223936

System and method for storing live seafood

A system for storing live seafood, includes: compartments into which the seafood is introduced, a hydraulic circuit to cause water to circulate, an installation for treating the water, characterized in that: the compartments form part of at least one module taking the form of a unit which unit is made of a lightweight material, the water flow generated by the hydraulic circuit enters the compartments via the upstream end and reemerges via the downstream end thereof, the water circulating through the compartments is kept at a temperature of below 25° c.. . ... Aq Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170223340

Depth perceptive trinocular camera system

A method for detecting decalibration of a depth camera system including a first, second, and third cameras having overlapping fields of view in a direction includes: detecting a feature in a first image captured by the first camera; detecting the feature in a second image captured by the second camera; detecting the feature in a third image captured by the third camera, the third camera being non-collinear with the first and second cameras; identifying a first conjugate epipolar line in the second image in accordance with a detected location of the feature in the first image and calibration parameters; identifying a second conjugate epipolar line in the second image in accordance with a detected location of the feature in the third image and the calibration parameters; and calculating a difference between a detected location of the feature in the second image and the first and second conjugate epipolar lines.. . ... Aq Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219450

Pressure/force sensors for measuring fluid pressures; calibration methods for fluid pressure/force sensors; fluid drainage systems

In one aspect, the disclosure provides a pressure sensor that wirelessly provides force/pressure data to a wireless receiver. The pressure sensor includes a first fluid-responsive membrane configured to be exposed to a region, such as a body fluid, whose pressure is being monitored. ... Aq Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170217133

Floor and wall covering assembly

A floor and wall covering plank includes sequentially, from bottom to top, a waterproof substrate, an adhesive layer, a veneer layer, a paint protective layer, a uv protective layer. The plank may further include optionally one or more of a padding layer and veneer layer below the waterproof substrate. ... Aq Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170211023

Supramolecular capsules

Provided is the use of a capsule holding a catalyst, such as an enzyme. The capsule has a shell of material that is a supramolecular cross-linked network. ... Aq Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170209869

Apparatus for separating solid materials

An apparatus for separating solid materials is described, which comprises a channel for receiving a liquid and the materials to be separated, the channel being provided with an agitation surface. Means for directing streams of fluid at the materials to be separated are provided, the streams of fluid urging the materials over and against the agitation surface to separate the materials. ... Aq Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170209056

Implantable self-calibrating sensor assemblies and associated methods

Self-calibrating sensor assemblies for excess body fluid drainage systems are disclosed herein. Self-calibrating sensor assemblies can include a sensor assembly engaged with a flexible interface member of a drainage catheter. ... Aq Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170208737

Soil injection system and method

Embodiments of a method and a system are provided to create a uniform layer of a substance such as a hydrogel or other fluid substance underneath the soil surface with minimal or little surface disturbance to the plants, the plant roots and the soil located on or slightly below the applied surface area. It is to be clearly understood that various different embodiments may be employed to deliver a variety of different substances to the soil, and such substances may be gels or liquids. ... Aq Corporation








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