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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

Electrochemical cell for water treatment

An electrochemical cell for the treatment of water, the electrochemical cell able to generate, preferably on-site and/or in-situ, one or more chemicals for the treatment of water. Preferably, the electrochemical cell is a spiral-wound arrangement of one or more gas diffusion electrodes, for example a multi-electrode array. ... Aq Corporation

Athletic cooling and heating systems, devices and methods

Thermal pads for incorporation into systems and compression garments may be used for various medical or other purposes. The pads include thermal fluid channels and the ability to flex and elastically stretch in multiple directions for conformance to the individual user. ... Aq Corporation

Ab externo intraocular shunt placement

Placing an intraocular shunt ab externo into an eye can include inserting the shunt into the eye and either before and/or after insertion, ballooning a target outflow region of the eye to permit an outflow end of the shunt to be enveloped within the ballooned target outflow region. An injector docking device can optionally be used to guide insertion of the needle and shunt into the eye.. ... Aq Corporation

Ab externo intraocular shunt placement

Placing an intraocular shunt ab externo into an eye can include inserting the shunt into the eye and either before and/or after insertion, ballooning a target outflow region of the eye to permit an outflow end of the shunt to be enveloped within the ballooned target outflow region. An injector docking device can optionally be used to guide insertion of the needle and shunt into the eye.. ... Aq Corporation

Structural foundation monitoring sensor sytem

Various embodiments of methods and apparatus for detecting a change in an orientation of a portion of a structure. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes a processor, an energy storage unit, a location reporting unit, a wireless communication module and one or more inclination sensors. ... Aq Corporation

Curing compositions

Epoxy compositions include a cucurbituril in complex with a curative, and methods for curing the epoxy composition. The curative is reactive with an epoxy compound, and the curative may be a cure accelerator or a cure hardener. ... Aq Corporation

Method and device for online monitoring of water quality

A method for monitoring quality of a water flow in a pipe, by diverting a flow into a laser particle counter to count particles within a particle size interval in the water, to continuously determine the number of particles within the size interval, comparing the count with a reference value and taking a sample of the water from the pipe when the count exceeds a threshold value, and also diverting a flow of water from the pipe into a unit that separates the flow into fractions, and taking a sample of at least one of said fractions when the count exceeds a threshold value, and also sending an alarm signal when the count exceeds a threshold value. When the count exceeds at threshold value, the water is treated with ozone.. ... Aq Corporation

Method and associated apparatus for process water sanitation

Sanitizing method for eliminating microorganisms from washing/process water used for fruit and vegetable produce, comprising the steps of: filtering of the process water; electrolysis of the filtered process water in at least one electrolytic cell; turbulence promotion of the process water flow inside the at least one electrolytic cell, performed by providing the cell (s) with turbulence promoters; and wherein the electrolysis step is performed in (an) electrolytic cell (s) provided with bbd (boron doped diamond) electrodes.. . ... Aq Corporation

Pressure reference assemblies for body fluid drainage systems and associated methods

Drainage systems for excess body fluids and associated methods are disclosed herein. A drainage system in accordance with an embodiment of the present technology can include, for example, a drainage catheter, a first reference line, a second reference line, and a pressure sensor assembly. ... Aq Corporation

Electrochemical cells and components thereof

There is disclosed a spiral-wound electrochemical cell and components thereof, and aspiral-wound electrochemical cell for forming a chemical reaction product, comprising at least one electrode pair wound about a central axis. The present invention generally relates to configurations, arrangements or designs for gas, liquid and/or electrical conduits, pathways, connections, channels, arrangements or the like, in electro-chemical cells that are spiral-wound or have a spiral configuration, arrangement or design, and methods for their fabrication. ... Aq Corporation

Pool cleaning system and method to automatically clean surfaces of a pool using images from a camera

A pool cleaning system for cleaning debris from a submerged surface of a swimming pool includes a self-propelled pool cleaner having rotatably-mounted supports for supporting and guiding the cleaner on the pool surface; an electric motor for enabling the rotation of the rotatably-mounted supports on the pool surface; at least one camera to capture imagery of the pool surface; a controller, in electronic communication with the at least one camera, to determine a cleanliness characteristic of the pool surface on which the cleaner has passed based on the camera imagery and generate a control signal to direct movement of the cleaner based on the cleanliness characteristic of the pool surface, wherein the control signal directs movement of the cleaner to reclean a portion of the pool surface where the cleanliness characteristic fails to satisfy a predefined threshold.. . ... Aq Corporation

Audio-visual navigation and communication dynamic memory architectures

According to one embodiment, a plurality of spatial publishing objects (spos) is provided in a multidimensional space in a user interface. Each of the plurality of spatial publishing objects is associated with digital media data from at least one digital media source. ... Aq Corporation

Electrochemical cell without an electrolyte-impermeable barrier

In one aspect there is provided an electrochemical cell without an electrolyte-impermeable barrier. In another aspect there is provided an electrochemical cell comprising a liquid electrolyte, a cathode and at least one cathode product able to be produced at the cathode, and an anode and at least one anode product able to be produced at the anode. ... Aq Corporation

10/20/16 / #20160304974

Predicting resistance to viral infection

The present invention relates to a method of predicting resistance to a viral infection in a subject, the method comprising determining in the subject the variant present at one or more amino acid position in a cadherin protein, and/or the alleles present at one or more dna polymorphism in the gene for cadherin, and predicting whether or not the subject is resistant to viral infection based on the determination of the variant and/or the alleles.. . ... Aq Corporation

10/20/16 / #20160304866

Drug for disease caused by expression of periostin except eye disease, and use thereof

The present invention is intended to provide a novel molecule that inhibits the expression of the periostin gene that is effective in treatment of diseases caused by the expression of periostin except for eye diseases. A drug for a disease caused by the expression of periostin except for an eye disease includes, as an expression inhibitory sequence for the periostin gene, a nucleic acid molecule including a nucleotide that has a base sequence represented by any one of seq id nos: 1 to 19. ... Aq Corporation

10/06/16 / #20160294024

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

10/06/16 / #20160292185

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

10/06/16 / #20160288889

Underwater breathing apparatus

An underwater breathing apparatus including an elongated tube assembly and a fastener. The elongated tube assembly includes a central support having a first end and a second end opposite the first end, and a securing member. ... Aq Corporation

10/06/16 / #20160288688

Systems and methods of providing visual guidance to assist in positioning a boat and trailer in low light conditions

Embodiments described herein include a visual guidance system for a boat trailer that can include a housing and a laser head mounted within the housing to provide an illumination beam.. . ... Aq Corporation

09/29/16 / #20160281380

Method and apparatus for communicating over a two-wire power cable between an external power supply and a self-propelled robotic swimming pool cleaner

A robotic pool cleaner includes a housing with an interior chamber. A filter within the interior chamber filters water drawn through a water inlet provided in a bottom portion of the housing. ... Aq Corporation

09/29/16 / #20160280573

Adjustable variable bubble size aeration for submerged membrane air scour

In a submerged membrane bioreactor (mbr or smu), diffusers are used to eject air bubbles, primarily to facilitate the movement of mixed liquor past the membrane surfaces, cleaning and scouring the surfaces of the membranes with the mechanical energy of the combined air/liquid/solids movement. Oxygen transfer from the bubbles into the mixed liquor is often a secondary goal, for supplying oxygen to biological processes. ... Aq Corporation

09/29/16 / #20160278982

Shunt placement through the sclera

An intraocular shunt can be placed into a human eye using a hollow shaft having a distal tip with a bevel. The hollow shaft can be advanced through the anterior chamber while the hollow shaft holds the intraocular shunt. ... Aq Corporation

09/29/16 / #20160278368

Plant rhizosphere engineering rhizo signaling gel matrix

A rhizo signaling gel matrix that alters a plant's water flow dynamics and increases plant drought tolerance is provided. The rhizo signaling gel matrix has mucigel, soil particles, and a rhizoligand. ... Aq Corporation

09/22/16 / #20160274079

Method of analysis

A method for determining samples including one or more organic polymers by mixing them with lanthanide(iii) ions and detecting the signal of the lanthanide(iii) ion chelated with the organic polymer.. . ... Aq Corporation

09/22/16 / #20160272543

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

09/22/16 / #20160272507

System and method for water treatment

System and method of treating waste water includes: receiving waste water at a first pressure and a first temperature, the waste water comprising dissolved solids and vocs; pressurizing the waste water to a second pressure; preheating the pressurized waste water to a second temperature to produce distilled water and pressurized/preheated water; heating the pressurized/preheated to a third temperature to produce pressurized/heated water; removing dissolved solids from the pressurized/heated water, by an evaporator operated at a third pressure less than the second pressure, to produce steam and brine water; and crystallizing the brine water, by a crystallizer operated at a fourth pressure greater than the second pressure, to produce a solid mass waste product and steam. Steam produced by the crystallizer, at the fourth pressure and a fourth temperature, is a heat source for the preheater and/or heater, and steam produced by the evaporator is a heat source for the crystallizer.. ... Aq Corporation

09/22/16 / #20160271475

Method to provide dynamic customized sports instruction responsive to motion of a mobile device

A family of sports teaching applications that delivers customized lessons driven by the analysis of user body motions where data is captured via the accelerometer and gyroscope in a mobile device, such as a smartphone is provided. Each specific application is designed with motion data models that define proper form for athletes in club sports such as, but not limited to, golf, baseball hitting, hockey, polo, and racquet sports such as, but not limited to, table tennis, squash, badminton and throwing sports like baseball pitching, football, discus, javelin, and shot put, and other sports such as skiing and running. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160260319

Method and system for a control device to connect to and control a display device

. . Systems and methods are provided to connect a control device such as a mobile phone to a display device. The control device can be used to operate (control) an application executing at a server and/or at the display device. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160257574

Method of treating phosphate-containing ash from waste-incineration plants by wet-chemical digestion in order to obtain compounds of aluminium, calcium, phosphorus and nitrogen

The invention concerns a method of treating phosphate-containing waste, in particular phosphate-containing ash from waste-incineration plants, by wet-chemical digestion in order to obtain compounds of aluminium, calcium, phosphorus and nitrogen.. . ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256323

Intrascleral shunt placement

Glaucoma can be treated by implanting an intraocular shunt into an eye. The eye has an anterior chamber and sclera. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256322

Adjustable intraocular implant

Methods and devices for adjusting or configuring the flow rate of an intraocular shunt are provided whereby hypotony can be avoided by increasing the flow rate through the device. In some embodiments, the device is a shunt that can have a first flow that can be modified to a second flow by modifying the shunt, such as by cutting the shunt. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256321

Adjustable intraocular flow regulation

Methods and devices for adjusting or configuring the flow rate of an intraocular shunt are provided whereby hypotony can be avoided by increasing the flow rate through the device. In some embodiments, the device is a shunt that can have a first flow that can be modified to a second flow by modifying the shunt, such as by cutting the shunt. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256320

Intraocular shunt placement in the suprachoroidal space

Glaucoma can be treated by implanting an intraocular shunt into the eye. Such procedures can employ various deployment devices, shunts, and implantation techniques. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256319

Intraocular shunt placement in the suprachoroidal space

Glaucoma can be treated by implanting an intraocular shunt into the eye. Such procedures can employ various deployment devices, shunts, and implantation techniques. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256318

Intraocular shunt placement in the suprachoroidal space

Glaucoma can be treated by implanting an intraocular shunt into the eye. Such procedures can employ various deployment devices, shunts, and implantation techniques. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160256317

Methods for implanting intraocular shunts

Glaucoma can be treated by implanting an intraocular shunt into the eye. Such procedures can employ various deployment devices, shunts, and implantation techniques. ... Aq Corporation

09/08/16 / #20160255821

Apparatus and system for research and testing of small aquatic species

An apparatus and system for testing and researching aquatic species is provided. The apparatus and system includes a housing rack for housing a tank. ... Aq Corporation

09/01/16 / #20160254589

Near field communication antenna and smartphone having same antenna

Disclosed is a near field communication antenna comprising: a plate-shaped magnetic core; and an antenna coil having a wire wound multiple times in a loop shape, wherein the magnetic core comprises a first surface, a second surface facing opposite the first surface, and a side surface connecting the first and second surfaces. The antenna coil comprises a first portion placed over the first surface of the magnetic core, a second portion placed over the second surface of the magnetic core, and a connection portion placed over the side surface of the magnetic core to connect the first and second portions, and the first portion, the second portion, and the connection portion are joined to form a loop.. ... Aq Corporation

09/01/16 / #20160250584

Device and method for simultaneous hydrogen sulphide removal and biogas upgrading

A sustainable method and a system for cleaning impurities, mainly hydrogen sulphide, and upgrading of biogas having hydrogen sulphide concentration up to 2% (20,000 ppmv), preferably produced in wastewater treatment plants (wwtps) to biomethane. The system includes a counter-current, non-pressurized physical absorption bubble column having a high influent liquid-to-gas flow ratio li/g higher than 1 and preferably equal or higher than 3 and equal or lower than 10, for achieving a simultaneous removal of hydrogen sulphide and carbon dioxide. ... Aq Corporation

09/01/16 / #20160250071

Methods for intraocular shunt placement

Intraocular pressure can be reduced by insertion of an intraocular shunt in the eye such that it forms a drainage pathway between the anterior chamber and a region of lower pressure. A hollow shaft that holds an intraocular shunt can be advanced through the anterior chamber. ... Aq Corporation

09/01/16 / #20160249638

Microbial-based process for high quality protein concentrate

The present invention describes a bio-based process to produce high quality protein concentrate (hqpc) by converting plant derived celluloses into bioavailable protein via aerobic incubation, including the use of such hqpc so produced as a nutrient, including use as a fish meal replacement in aquaculture diets.. . ... Aq Corporation

08/25/16 / #20160244989

Pool or tank cleaning vehicle with a powered brush

A pool cleaning vehicle is described comprising a body mounted on wheels such that it can roll over a surface. The body carries a water inlet port and a water outlet port with the inlet port being located on the bottom of the body. ... Aq Corporation

08/25/16 / #20160242435

High quality protein concentrate from canola meal

The present invention describes fungal conversion methods for reduction of glucosinolates (gls), fiber and residual sugars to increase the protein content and nutritional value of canola meal, including canola-based protein products (cbpp) generated by said methods for use in animal feeds.. . ... Aq Corporation

08/18/16 / #20160238266

Water system efficiency

A system and method of optimizing water cooling system energy efficiency, including a monitoring device to receive heat data corresponding to heat energy of a unit of water associated with a recirculating water system, power data corresponding to power being applied to the system, and load data corresponding to a load associated with the system. The monitoring device determines a measured metric by calculating a measured rate of water traversing the recirculating water system based on the heat data and determining a ratio of the power data and the measured rate of water. ... Aq Corporation

08/18/16 / #20160238017

Spiral pump and manufacturing method therefor

The present invention relates to a spiral pump, including a support body; at least one or more substantially rigid rotary parts that are rotatable relative to said support body, wherein said one or more rotary parts comprise at least one integrated spiral fluid channel that has an inlet for receiving fluid arranged at or near the outer radial wall of said one or more rotary parts and an outlet for discharging fluid at an increased pressure at or near its rotary axis; wherein a fluid passage, configured for passing fluid at the increased pressure from inside the one or more rigid rotary parts to outside the one or more rigid rotary parts, is arranged at or near the rotary axis; and drive means for rotatably driving the one or more rotary parts. The invention further relates to a manufacturing method for such a spiral pump.. ... Aq Corporation

08/18/16 / #20160236117

Liquid filter device

A liquid filter device can filter liquid flowing therethrough using a granulated filter media included in a tank. The liquid filter device can perform a backwash of the granulated filter media by creating active zones and inactive zones in the tank. ... Aq Corporation

08/11/16 / #20160229712

Device for purifying a liquid

The claimed invention relates to a filtering device for purifying a liquid, intended for softening and purifying tap water and other liquids for domestic use. A device for purifying a liquid, having an inlet channel and an outlet channel, consists of at least two tanks, one for a softening agent and one for a regenerating solution, and a control mechanism including a housing, which consists of at least three parts which form chambers and liquid-conducting cavities, at least two pistons, which are located in the chambers and which are linked by means of a cam mechanism to an engine, a saline valve, and a discharge valve; the control mechanism is designed such that the pistons can move simultaneously in the chambers in opposite directions, at the same time alternately shutting off the liquid-conducting cavities in the housing; at least two liquid-conducting cavities are formed between the indicated portions of the housing, and at least one cavity is formed between the closest portion of the housing to the upper portion of the tank for the softening agent and the upper portion of the tank for the softening agent. ... Aq Corporation

08/11/16 / #20160228141

Minimally invasive devices for multi-fluid tissue ablation

Prostate treatment using fluid stream to resect prostate tissue, thereby relieving symptoms of conditions such as bph, prostatitis, and prostatic carcinoma. A device having a fluid delivery element is positioned within a lumen of the urethra within the prostate. ... Aq Corporation

08/04/16 / #20160222715

Portable, universally fitting, security box 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 and a main bottom component which are hinged together and able to be securely closed by a locking mechanism. ... Aq Corporation

07/28/16 / #20160219002

Intelligent notification methods

Intelligent notification methods and systems configured for receiving and processing any suitable input message, determining whether or not an output notification should be sent and for sending such output notifications with the appropriate information to the appropriate parties according to predetermined business rules are disclosed. Particular methods for performing intelligent notification are described by example.. ... Aq Corporation

07/28/16 / #20160218334

Large format electrochemical energy storage device housing and module

An assembly includes non-load bearing housings, each housing including several cavities. Each cavity includes a stack of freely stacked electrochemical storage cells in the housings. ... Aq Corporation

07/21/16 / #20160212418

Multiple camera system with auto recalibration

A method for a computing device to recalibrate a multiple camera system includes collecting calibration data from one or more pictures captured by the multiple camera system of the computing device. The multiple camera system includes two or more cameras that are each physically separated by a distance from one another. ... Aq Corporation

07/21/16 / #20160211528

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

07/21/16 / #20160211527

Composite three-dimensional electrodes and methods of fabrication

Disclosed are gas permeable 3d electrodes, preferably that have practical utility in, particularly, electro-energy and electro-synthetic applications. Gas permeable materials, such as non-conductive porous polymer membranes, are attached to one or more porous conductive materials. ... Aq Corporation

07/21/16 / #20160209885

Power adapter unit with integrated input/output interface, and portable electronic device with storage recess for multifunction power adapter

A multifunctional adapter or interface unit for a portable electronic device, the adapter unit being stored or stowable within the portable electronic device and being operable as a power adaptor, user input/output device, and/or data transfer unit. The power adaptor includes a plug body with a retractable tray for storing a user input/output device, e.g. ... Aq Corporation

07/21/16 / #20160207437

Systems and methods of providing visual guidance to assist in positioning a boat and trailer in low light conditions

Embodiments described herein include a visual guidance system for a boat trailer that can include a housing defining a cavity, the housing having a plurality of openings such that fluid can pass into the cavity, a first track and a second track, where the first track and the second track have a substantially vertical orientation, and a laser head mounted on the first track and the second track that can include a housing, a laser module positioned within the housing that is configured to provide a first illumination beam, and a float.. . ... Aq Corporation

07/14/16 / #20160199793

Aerator device and uv protecting cover member therefor

Aerator device for introducing gas bubbles into a liquid and comprising a base member with a gas supply and an elastic perforated membrane attached to the base member, and further with a uv protecting cover member, said uv protecting cover member or at least a part thereof being arranged above the membrane to protect the membrane against uv radiation during shipping and storage.. . ... Aq Corporation

07/07/16 / #20160194146

Disposable capsule and method for producing a dose of a drink in an automatic drinks machine

A disposable capsule for preparing a serving of a drink in a drinks machine includes a first capsule part which has a first container that is configured to contain a liquid, such as water. The disposable capsule further includes a second capsule part including a second container that contains a medium to be extracted. ... Aq Corporation

06/16/16 / #20160168732

Electro-synthetic or electro-energy cell with gas diffusion electrode(s)

There is provided a new type of electro-synthetic (electrochemical) or electro-energy cell, such as a fuel cell. The cell includes a liquid electrolyte and at least one gas diffusion electrode (gde). ... Aq Corporation

06/09/16 / #20160164120

Method and electrochemical cell for managing electrochemical reactions

A method and/or electrochemical cell for utilising one or more gas diffusion 5 electrodes (gdes) in an electrochemical cell, the one or more gas diffusion electrodes have a wetting pressure and/or a bubble point exceeding 0.2 bar. The one or more gas diffusion electrodes can be subjected to a pressure differential between a liquid side and a gas side. ... Aq Corporation

06/09/16 / #20160158063

Intraocular shunt manufacture

An intraocular shunt can be manufactured using a system that includes a liquid bath and a wire, which is moved through the bath. When moved through the bath, the wire is coated with a material, such as gelatin. ... Aq Corporation

06/02/16 / #20160150806

Encapsulated aquaculture premix feed

An aquaculture premix and a method of manufacturing a granulated or powdered aquaculture premix are provided.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/19/16 / #20160141441

Control of composition profiles in annealed cigs absorbers

Particular embodiments of the present disclosure relate to the use of sputtering, and more particularly magnetron sputtering, in forming absorber structures, and particular multilayer absorber structures, that are subsequently annealed to obtain desired composition profiles across the absorber structures for use in photovoltaic devices.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/19/16 / #20160136551

External filter seal

A seal comprises a lid that is rotary-mounted to a filter container base and has a body with at least two stub pipes and an internal part attached to the body in which are formed circulation ducts positioned as an extension of the stub pipes in opened position, and at least one bypass duct connecting the stub pipes in closed position. The internal part is attached to the body using a rotary bayonet mount by rotating to closed position in which the stub pipes are connected by the bypass duct, and the body together with the attached internal part are attached to the base using a rotate-and-lock bayonet mount. ... Aq Corporation

05/19/16 / #20160136209

Strain for the treatment and/or prevention of chronic inflammatory diseases

The present invention concerns the probiotic strain bacillus subtilis cu1 filed with the french collection nationale de culture des microorganismes (national collection of microorganism cultures) under number i-2745, cells obtained by culturing said strain and a composition comprising cells obtained by culturing said strain, for the use thereof in the treatment and/or prevention of chronic inflammatory diseases, and in particular chronic inflammatory rheumatism.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/19/16 / #20160135994

Intraocular shunt delivery

An intraocular shunt deployment device can release an intraocular shunt into an eye using a deployment mechanism that coordinates action between a pusher component, a shaft component, and a housing of the device. The deployment mechanism causes axial movement of the components in response to a rotational input force.. ... Aq Corporation

05/19/16 / #20160135993

Intrascleral shunt placement

Glaucoma can be treated by implanting an intraocular shunt into an eye. The eye has an anterior chamber and sclera. ... Aq Corporation

05/05/16 / #20160127714

Systems and methods for reducing z-thickness and zero-order effects in depth cameras

A projection system configured to emit patterned light along a projection optical axis includes: a diffractive optical element configured to perform a collimation function on the light emitted by the light emitter and to perform a pattern generation function to replicate the collimated light in a pattern, the pattern having substantially no collimated zero-order; and a light emitter configured to emit light toward the diffractive optical element, wherein the collimation function is configured to collimate the light emitted from the light emitter, and wherein the pattern generation function is configured to replicate the collimated light to produce the patterned light.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/05/16 / #20160127713

3d depth sensor and projection system and methods of operating thereof

A diffractive optical element includes: a first facet configured to perform an expansion optical function; and a second facet configured to perform a collimation optical function and a pattern generation function.. . ... Aq Corporation

05/05/16 / #20160122219

Water treatment system and water treatment method

This water treatment system comprises: a reverse osmosis device (2); a biofilm treatment device (4) that has a media on the surface of which a biofilm is formed and that treats water to be treated (3) before passing through the reverse osmosis device (2); an oxidizing agent addition device (5) that adds an oxidizing agent to the water to be treated (3) at a stage before treatment with the biofilm treatment device (4) or adds an oxidizing agent to the water to be treated (3) at a later stage after treatment with the biofilm treatment device (4) and before treatment with the reverse osmosis device (2); and a reducing agent addition device (6) that neutralizes the oxidizing agent by adding a reducing agent to the early stage water to be treated (3) or the later stage water to be treated (3).. . ... Aq Corporation

04/28/16 / #20160115055

Water treatment system

This water treatment system is provided with: a reverse osmosis membrane device; a biofilm treatment device that has a carrier, on a surface of which is formed a biofilm, and that treats water to be treated before the water to be treated is transmitted through the reverse osmosis membrane device; and at least one of a water to be treated stoppage period circulation means and a water to be treated stoppage period supply means that are driven when the intake of new water to be treated is stopped. The water to be treated stoppage circulation means supplies and circulates water to be treated from a water to be treated discharge outlet side of the biofilm treatment device to a water to be treated supply port side. ... Aq Corporation

04/28/16 / #20160115054

Systems and methods for enhanced facultative biosolids stabilization

A control system and method for digestion of waste activated sludge (“was”) includes treating the was first at anaerobic conditions for ≦a fixed period of time and then at aerobic conditions for ≦a fixed period of time prior to either dewatering or optional anoxic conditions followed by dewatering, supplying air to initiate aerobic conditions when a predetermined set point for maximum ammonium nitrogen has been reached within the fixed anaerobic time, and initiating dewatering or optional anoxic conditions followed by dewatering when a predetermined set point for minimum ammonium nitrogen and optional standards for vector and pathogen reduction are met within the fixed aerobic time, the method and system including monitoring either consumption of soluble alkalinity or orthophosphate reduction or both for maximum orthophosphate reduction within aerobic time.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/31/16 / #20160094973

Charging and billing for content, services, and access

Among other things, at a server, information is received from applications, services, or content being used on user devices about usage of communication services attributable to each of the applications, services, or content. The information about the amounts of attributable communication services is used in allocating charges for the services to one or more paying parties in accordance with one or more applicable business rules.. ... Aq Corporation

03/31/16 / #20160094972

Charging and billing for content, services, and access

Among other things, at a server, information is received from applications, services, or content being used on user devices about usage of communication services attributable to each of the applications, services, or content. The information about the amounts of attributable communication services is used in allocating charges for the services to one or more paying parties in accordance with one or more applicable business rules.. ... Aq Corporation

03/31/16 / #20160094720

Charging and billing for content, services, and access

Among other things, at a server, information is received from applications, services, or content being used on user devices about usage of communication services attributable to each of the applications, services, or content. The information about the amounts of attributable communication services is used in allocating charges for the services to one or more paying parties in accordance with one or more applicable business rules.. ... Aq Corporation

03/31/16 / #20160092907

Charging and billing for content, services, and access

Among other things, at a server, information is received from applications, services, or content being used on user devices about usage of communication services attributable to each of the applications, services, or content. The information about the amounts of attributable communication services is used in allocating charges for the services to one or more paying parties in accordance with one or more applicable business rules.. ... Aq Corporation

03/31/16 / #20160089301

System and method for personalized injection treatment

An automated system (100) for compounding pharmaceutical agents for injection treatment of a patient includes a housing (110) enclosing an interior space; an inventory structure (130) having a plurality of chambers (131) for individually holding one or more pharmaceutical agent—containing single use capsules (102), wherein each capsule has a volume capacity of from about 0.1 to about 10.0 ml liquid; means (140) for selecting capsules in accordance with predetermined pharmaceutical agents contained in said capsules; means (150) for moving the selected capsules to a processing area; means (165,166) for sequentially transferring a controlled quantity of the predetermined pharmaceutical agent with direct fluid communication from each selected capsule to a product container under positive or negative pressure; and means (151) for automatically discarding spent capsules from which the pharmaceutical agents have been removed after a single use.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/24/16 / #20160083387

Ship1 modulators and methods related thereto

Compounds of formula (i): where r1, r2, r3, r4a, r4b, r5, r6 and r7 are defined herein, or stereoisomers or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are described herein. Such compounds have activity as ship1 modulators, and thus may be used to treat any of a variety of diseases, disorders or conditions that would benefit from ship1 modulation. ... Aq Corporation

03/17/16 / #20160075989

Method and apparatus for producing astaxanthin

A method for producing astaxanthin incorporates a method for producing astaxanthin-rich algae cells and a method for extracting astaxanthin therefrom. An initial feedstock comprises healthy algae, water, and nutrients. ... Aq Corporation

03/17/16 / #20160074059

Multi fluid tissue resection methods and devices

Prostate treatment using fluid stream to resect prostate tissue, thereby relieving symptoms of conditions such as bph, prostatitis, and prostatic carcinoma. A device having a fluid delivery element is positioned within a lumen of the urethra within the prostate. ... Aq Corporation

03/17/16 / #20160073630

Systemic mitigation of environmental stress on plants and the fruit thereof

A method for systemically mitigating environmental stress from heat or radiation on a fruit plant and the pre-harvested fruit thereof that comprises the steps of: preparing an agricultural composition wherein the composition comprises an ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer, a c1-c4 alkyl ether of ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer, and an alkyl polyglycoside; and intimately contacting root zone soil of soil containing a fruit plant with a bioefficaciously effective amount of the agricultural composition to systemically mitigate environmental stress on the plant and the pre-harvested fruit thereof from heat or radiation impacting the surface of the plant or fruit above the surface of the soil, whereby the agricultural composition is not substantially absorbed into the plant.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/10/16 / #20160073222

Mobile phone and method for near field communication

Disclosed herein is a mobile phone with the near field communication (nfc) technology and method of operating the mobile phone. The mobile phone includes a display; a baseband chip; a near field communication (nfc) module comprising an rf antenna, an nfc tag circuit and an nfc main chip; and the rf antenna configured to receive incoming rf signals in 13.56 mhz.. ... Aq Corporation

03/10/16 / #20160070546

Computer programming system and method

A method of computer programming includes the steps of making a writable system catalog, and developing grammar by building an abstract grammar tree. Another method of computer programming involves use of a data model and a user interface, and includes the step of decoupling the user interface from the data model.. ... Aq Corporation

03/10/16 / #20160068241

Inflatable vest with repositionable collar

According to one aspect, embodiments of the disclosure provide for an inflatable vest comprising an inflatable body member having an upper edge area to be located near the neck of the wearer of the vest, a collar member removably attachable to the vest at the upper edge area of the body member by means of a first attachment means, and a second attachment means located at a portion of the body member other than the upper edge area for secure re-location of said removable collar member.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/10/16 / #20160067551

Aquatic swim training devices

An aquatic training device including a body having a contact surface for engaging a hand of a user and a securing fin extending substantially transverse from the contact surface. The securing fin further includes a retaining member spaced from the contact surface. ... Aq Corporation

03/03/16 / #20160060137

Dissolved air flotation device

Disclosed is a dissolved air floatation device which includes a cyclonic flotation separation tank, arranges a return pipe for treated water and a return pipe for floating scum concentrically with respect to the center pipe of a swirling flow within the floatation separation tank, forms a descending water flow along with an ascending water flow within the flotation separation tank, thereby being capable of simultaneously separating settled suspended material and floating suspended material in raw water at an improved efficiency.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/03/16 / #20160060012

System and method for containing and dispensing a liquid

The present invention provides a system for use in dispensing a liquid comprising a container, for example a box (1), for housing a flexible bag (5), the flexible bag having a bag wall with an interior surface for storing the liquid. A spout (6) disposed through the bag wall for dispensing liquid from the bag. ... Aq Corporation

03/03/16 / #20160059138

Launcher for a slide as well as method for launching a slide run in a slide chute

Launcher for a slide and method for starting a sliding process in a slide way, in particular a water slide, having a starting ramp, which includes a slide section having a slide surface, which has a loading zone for at least one user, which extends from an entry-side end of the slide section to a blocking device arranged in the slide section, the blocking device blocking the slide surface when in a starting position, and having a pivoting device, by which the starting ramp can be moved from a loading position to a starting position, and having a control device, which actuates the pivoting movement of the starting ramp between the loading position and the starting position and the blocking device between the starting position and a release position.. . ... Aq Corporation

03/03/16 / #20160059120

Method of using motion states of a control device for control of a system

This invention is for control of a system using motion states of a control device. The method enables complex system control typically controlled by complex controllers, but does not require any buttons or actuators, or video capture of body movements or gesture. ... Aq Corporation

02/25/16 / #20160053249

Hatching fluid enzymes and uses thereof

The present invention relates to various polypeptides from fish hatching fluid, their encoding nucleic acid sequences, pharmaceutical compositions comprising said polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules and their use in various medical and cosmetic applications to the skin, particularly for moisturizing skin and/or for exfoliation of the horny layer of the skin for treating or preventing skin disorders or conditions in an animal.. . ... Aq Corporation

02/25/16 / #20160052812

Reject recovery reverse osmosis (r2ro)

A process for the recovery of purified water from a reverse osmosis reject stream includes preconditioning a reject stream to remove scaling ions and provide preconditioned water; separating any precipitate that forms in the preconditioned water to form a feed stream; subjecting the feed stream to high pressure membrane filtration system including a recirculating, high pressure pump generating a permeate stream and a second reject stream; adding a make-up water stream to the feed stream; and separating the permeate stream as purified water. Additional features and embodiments are also provided.. ... Aq Corporation

02/25/16 / #20160052798

Enhanced water treatment system

Liquid treatment systems (e.g., water treatment systems) with enhanced components and systems are disclosed. For example, the water treatment system may be enhanced by incorporating a location determination component and one or more measurement components (e.g., to measure temperature, flow, ph, composition, etc.). ... Aq Corporation

02/18/16 / #20160047135

Brush assembly for self-propelled pool and tank cleaner

A rotatable brush assembly for a cleaning apparatus includes a cylindrical roller formed by first and second arcuate members. Each arcuate member has an inner longitudinal portion and an opposing longitudinal free end, the inner longitudinal portions being adjacently hinged together. ... Aq Corporation

02/18/16 / #20160045633

Systems and methods for surface decontamination

Implementations disclosed herein provide systems and methods of automatically sterilizing a portable electronic device with ultraviolet (uv) radiation. In one implementation, the method includes distributing uv light substantially uniformly across an intended surface of a device in an enclosure, and sterilizing the intended surface using a calculated dosage of the uv light. ... Aq Corporation

02/11/16 / #20160038815

Counter current swimming apparatus

A counter current swimming apparatus having a tank, first and second water propulsion systems and a computer. The tank is adapted to contain water. ... Aq Corporation

02/11/16 / #20160037739

Vertically oriented collapsible hydroponic plant production apparatus

Described is an apparatus that can be used for the vertically oriented culture of plants using soilless means such as aquaponics or hydroponics. The apparatus can include a plurality of pockets and a backing. ... Aq Corporation

02/04/16 / #20160037289

Mobile phone and method for near field communication

Disclosed herein is a mobile phone with the near field communication (nfc) technology and method of operating the mobile phone. The mobile phone includes a display; a baseband chip; a near field communication (nfc) module comprising an rf antenna, an nfc tag circuit and an nfc main chip; and the rf antenna configured to receive incoming rf signals in 13.56 mhz.. ... Aq Corporation

02/04/16 / #20160036161

Waterproof separable swivel connector

A waterproof swivel electrical cable connector comprises a first housing including a first electrical connector being rotatably connected to a second housing including a second electrical connector. A first elastomeric washer is intermediate the first housing and the second housing and providing a watertight seal between the first housing and the second housing as the first housing and first electrical connector are rotated relative to the second housing and second electrical connector.. ... Aq Corporation

02/04/16 / #20160031899

Ship1 modulators and methods related thereto

Compounds of formula (ii): wherein a, r1, r2, r5 and r13 are described herein, or a stereoisomer, enantiomer or tautomer thereof or mixtures thereof, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, are described herein, as well as other compounds. These compounds have activity as ship1 modulators, and thus may be useful in treating a variety of diseases, disorders or conditions that would benefit from ship1 modulation. ... Aq Corporation

01/21/16 / #20160016643

Foldable floating mattress

A floating mattress includes a first section coupled to a second section by a joint which provides for the first section to rotate relative to the second section. At least one the first section and the second section is filled with a buoyant material. ... Aq Corporation

01/21/16 / #20160016127

Systems for water extraction

The present invention relates to a water extraction system comprising a flow cell comprising a membrane; said membrane comprising an active layer comprising immobilized aquaporin water channels and a support layer, and said membrane having a feed side and a non-feed side; and an aqueous source solution in fluid communication with the feed side of the membrane.. . ... Aq Corporation

01/21/16 / #20160015036

Methods and apparatuses related to pre- and post-dip teat treatment in milking facilities

A novel inexpensive post-dip formulation for the use of chlorine-based post-dip disinfectant. The present invention provides a new pre-dip or post-dip formulation with the following properties: inexpensive; easy to produce and mix at the site of application from readily available components; components which can be delivered in dry form for reduced bulk; harmless, non-irritating for the teat skin and for the skin of the milkers; highly effective bactericide in pre and post-dip solutions for mastitis prevention; yields only environmentally friendly byproducts.. ... Aq Corporation

01/14/16 / #20160008763

Improved spiral wound element construction

Embodiments of the present invention provide replacement of conventional separate feed spacer mesh with features placed, deposited or integrated on or into either the porous permeate carrier, the inactive side of the membrane sheet, or select portions of the membrane surface. Spiral-wound membrane filtration elements well known in the art consist of a laminated structure comprised of a membrane sheet sealed to or around a porous permeate carrier which creates a path for removal of the fluid passing through the membrane to a central tube, while this laminated structure is wrapped spirally around the central tube and spaced from itself with a porous feed spacer to allow axial flow of the fluid through the element.. ... Aq Corporation

01/07/16 / #20160003785

Method for determining dissolved-hydrogen concentration

The present invention is configured of: a gas control step in which a carrier gas that differs in thermal conductivity from hydrogen by a given value is chosen, and the flow rate thereof is controlled; a sample introduction step in which an aqueous solution sample is prepared and introduced into the carrier gas serving as a mobile phase and which is characterized in that the preparation of an aqueous solution sample comprises injecting an aqueous solution sample into a vessel, the inside of which is kept vacuum, to thereby conduct gas-liquid separation and collecting the gas-phase portion as a sample to be introduced; a separation step in which the hydrogen is separated from the aqueous solution sample on the basis of an adsorption/distribution equilibrium between the aqueous solution sample introduced into the mobile phase and the fixed phase of the column; a detection step; and a data processing step.. . ... Aq Corporation

01/07/16 / #20160002107

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

01/07/16 / #20160002065

Ammonia removal device

An ammonia removal system can remove ammonia from liquid, and can include an ammonia removal portion having liquid flow surfaces for flowing the liquid downward with gravity, and for receiving vapor moving upwardly past and over the downward flowing liquid for absorbing and removing ammonia from the liquid. An evaporator can be positioned below the ammonia removal portion for receiving the downward flowing liquid now with reduced ammonia from the ammonia removal portion. ... Aq Corporation

01/07/16 / #20160002064

Water treatment valve control system with rotary position sensor

Water treatment and valve control systems and apparatuses, and methods of using the same, are disclosed. In some examples, the apparatuses, systems, and methods include use of a rotary position sensor and one or more rotatable elements configured to, when moving from an initial rotational position to subsequent rotational positions, move one or more element of a valve assembly. ... Aq Corporation

01/07/16 / #20160000840

Probiotic strains for treating and/or preventing diarrhea

The present invention relates to a method of selecting or identifying probiotic strains capable of acting on the absorption of water in the colon, and use thereof as medicinal products in the treatment and/or prevention of diarrhea. The invention relates in particular to the strain of bacillus subtilis cu1 for use in the treatment and/or prevention of diarrhea.. ... Aq Corporation








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