utility (Total 15058 Patents Found)

An integral assembly for an automotive vehicle includes a battery tray, a coolant reservoir and a vacuum reservoir. The battery tray and portions of the coolant reservoir and vacuum reservoir are formed as a single molded part having shared partition walls, so as to provide superior strength, economy, and packaging eff...
A system and method which integrates a greedy allocation for consumer admission control with a Lagrangian allocation to compute flow rates and which links the results of the two approaches to allow a tradeoff between consumer admission control and flow rates. The Lagrangian Rates, Greedy Populations (hereinafter, “LR...
A belt utility system for carrying up to a large number of objects includes an elongated flexible strap for removably supporting a large number of plurality of receptacles or holders for objects, at least one holder or receptacle for an object, as well as a way of removably attaching the receptacle(s) or holder(s) to t...
A wireless communication system and method include a plurality of nodes that are part of a wireless local area network (LAN), and a plurality of access points connected to the wireless LAN and at least one wide area network (WAN). At least one of the nodes registers with at least two of the access points, and, for each...
A utility vehicle with wheel assemblies that are adjustable to accommodate different weight attachments that are selectively engaged with the vehicle. The vehicle has a frame with a pair of rear wheels and a pair of front wheel assemblies spaced a first distance longitudinally from the rear wheels and a second distance...
A modular electric power supply adapter device for electric golf cars and electric utility vehicles is advantageous to the existing power supply adapter device for electric golf cars and electric utility vehicles because it is more convenient and more affordable. The problem that exists is that each brand of elec...
An exhaust gas purification system for diesel engines of utility motor vehicles, includes an oxidation catalytic converter disposed in an exhaust tract, a reducing agent dosing device having a reducing agent injection device, a reducing agent decomposition device, a soot particle separator, a reduction catalytic conver...
A light assembly (1100) includes a cover (18), a housing (16) coupled to the cover (18) and a lamp base (14) coupled to the cover (18). The light assembly (1100) also includes a first circuit board (30) disposed within the housing (16). The first circuit board (30) has a plurality of light sources (32) thereon. A heat ...
The (polyfluoroaryl)fluoroanions of aluminum, gallium, and indium are novel weakly coordinating anions which are are highly fluorinated. (Polyfluoroaryl)fluoroanions of one such type contain at least one ring substituent other than fluorine. These (polyfluoroaryl)fluoroanions of aluminum, gallium, and indium have great...
A utility cart which includes in a first preferred embodiment, a cart frame fitted with a pair of fixed rear wheels and a single, steerable front wheel and further including a divided ice chest with a hinged lid and a storage compartment lying adjacent to the ice chest. Removable chair supports are upward-standing from...
A vacuum that includes a container, a hose in fluid communication with the container, a fan assembly coupled to the container, an attachment and an accessory apron. The fan assembly includes a fan housing and a fan that is configured to draw a debris-laden air flow through the hose and into the container. The attachmen...
A system and method contact a customer of an energy utility to solicit participation in an energy efficiency, sustainability, or reliability program. The system receives data pertaining to each customer, the data for each customer having a plurality of attributes pertaining to a customer descriptive characteristic, com...
A floating utility light including a light bulb and a housing including a frame defining a central aperture through which the enlarged portion of the light bulb protrudes, and a concave section connected at its periphery to the edges of the frame and extending over the rear portion of the light bulb to which the electr...
A downhole buried utility sensing and data transmission system for connection at the lower end of a drill string has sensors capable of detecting the existence of various different types of buried utilities and objects and making calculations as to the radial separation distance between the detected utilities and the d...
A multi use L-shaped ladder utility bracket with ladder leveling attachments that is hand fastenable, due to four proprietarily aligned apertures in the bracket's elongated member, using two u-bolts and associated nuts, to any two rungs of any ladder with rungs that are sequentially distanced one from another by ap...
The surveillance system provides a means to augment Automatic Dependent Surveillance—Broadcast (ADS-B) with “look alike ADS-B” or “pseudo ADS-B” surveillance transmissions for aircraft which may not be ADS-B equipped. The system uses ground based surveillance to determine the position of aircraft not equipped...
A demand side electric power supply management system is disclosed. The system comprises an islanded power system having a point of coupling to a supply grid. The islanded power system supplies a plurality of electric loads, each of which is associated with a load controller to control the maximum power demanded by tha...
The disclosure provides for an aircraft galley and lavatory energy system capable of independent operation from a separate aircraft energy generating system. The galley and lavatory energy system comprises an energy source providing electrical energy, heat energy, and at least one by-product; a plurality of galley and ...
Provided are isolated polypeptides comprising the amino acid sequence at least 80% homologous to SEQ ID NO:68, 51-66, 69-100, 379-656, 707-715, 720-723, 742-754, 764-771 or 772 with the proviso that the amino acid sequence is not as set forth by SEQ ID NO: 765 or 771, isolated polynucleotides comprising the nucleic aci...
Heteroarylpiperidines, pyrrolidines, and piperazines are useful as antipsychotic and analgesic agents. the compounds are especially useful for treating psychoses by administering to a mammal a psychoses-treating effective amount of one of the compounds. Depot derivatives of the compounds are useful for providing long a...
A method for enabling a single antenna and a single GPS or other receiver to transmit GPS data to multiple software applications is disclosed herein. A GPS satellite transmits GPS data to a GPS receiver through an antenna. The GPS data travels to a GPS splitter, where the GPS data is transmitted to a GPS utility data c...
Disclosed is a utility seat that attaches directly to a receiver hitch or indirectly by way of a sport utility rack, such as a bike or ski rack, thereby providing a stable means for sitting such that a sporting enthusiast may quickly and conveniently change sporting apparel and then collapse or fold up the seat toward ...
A system for providing remote monitoring of electricity consumption is provided. Briefly described, in one embodiment the system may comprise a plurality of electric meters, a plurality of communication devices having a unique address and defining a wireless communication network, and a site controller. Each of the plu...