|| List of recent Cide-related patents
| Sorghum plants having a mutant polynucleotide encoding the large subunit of mutated acetohydroxyacid synthase protein and increased resistance to herbicides|
A sorghum seed comprising in its genome at least one polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide having an alanine to threonine substitution at position 93 of the sorghum ahas protein large subunit. The plant has increased resistance to one or more herbicides, for example from the imidazolinone group, as compared to wild-type sorghum plants.
| Control device and resource control method|
A control device includes a collecting unit that collects load information representing load at execution of an application from an information processing device which executes the application, a determining unit that determines whether or not the load represented in the load information collected by the collecting unit exceeds a predetermined threshold value, a deciding unit that obtains an increase/decrease amount of the load at the execution of the application using the load information collected by the collecting unit and load information collected in past by the collecting unit, and decides an amount of resource to be allocated at the execution of the application based on the obtained increase/decrease amount, when the determining unit determines that the load exceeds the predetermined threshold value, and an allocation unit that allocates the amount of resource decided by the deciding unit to the application.. .
| Real-time communications using a restlike api|
A computing device executes a client-side instance of an application that supports bi-directional real-time synchronous communication and real-time asynchronous communication with a server computing device by way of an application programming interface (api) that conforms to representative state transfer (restlike) design principles. An eventing framework on the server computing device is used to aggregate updates to resources on the server that are requested by the client computing device, and is further used to transmit metadata to the client computing device that indicates which updates are available.
| Mobile wireless customer micro-care apparatus and method|
Measurements are taken at each mobile wireless device and aggregated to establish norms. The transformations are suitable for a massively parallel array of processors using map-reduce computing.
| Online multi payment system|
The disclosed multi payment system is a payment mediation system that uses consolidation of payment methods on a merchant's online transaction/purchase page when a purchase request is made by a purchaser offering multiple payment options from different payment methods available to the purchaser all within a single online transaction. The purchase system presents the purchaser with the purchase amount and a set of payment methods accepted by the merchant to derive a common set of available payment methods available to the purchaser.
| Systems and methods for accessing first party cookies|
An advertiser participating in a method of targeting based on first party cookies may update its dns record to include a subdomain that redirects to a server associated with an ad network. The ad network may incorporate that advertiser's subdomain in an ad pixel tag published on one or more of the advertiser's web pages, to set a cookie on the advertiser's domain.
| Systems and methods for providing insurance information exchange|
A computer-implemented method for collecting and transmitting data relating to an insurable incident. First data and second data relating to the incident is collected with at least one device.
| Apparatus and method for network based remote mobile monitoring of a medical event|
A server includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The memory stores instructions executed by the processor.
| Surgically invasive pointed articles for skin penetration and methods for their preparation|
A surgically invasive pointed article for skin penetration and its fabrication method are presented. The present invention comprises a protruding sharp end portion and a body portion, the protruding sharp end portion comprising at least one penetration tip that can be disabled after use.
| Wireless monitoring apparatus used in conjunction with an automated external defibrillator (aed) system for multiple patient rescue during mass casualty incidents|
A wireless monitoring apparatus is used in conjunction with an automated external defibrillator (aed) system for patient rescue in mass-casualty incidents. The rescuer applies the device on each patient.
| Electronic endoscope and method of manufacturing electronic endoscope|
The electronic endoscope includes: an image pickup element that receives incident light; a circuit board on which the image pickup element and a drive circuit component for the image pickup element are mounted; a plurality of internal signal lines electrically connected to the circuit board; an airtight structure including an airtight container and an airtight terminal through which a plurality of terminal pins penetrate, the airtight structure airtightly sealing therein the image pickup element, the circuit board, and the plurality of internal signal lines; and a signal line cable including a plurality of signal lines, the signal line cable being placed outside of the airtight structure. The electronic endoscope further includes a pipe-shaped electrically conductive member that electrically connects each of the plurality of signal lines of the signal line cable and each of the plurality of terminal pins placed outside of the airtight structure..
| Herbicidal benzoxazinones|
Wherein the variables are defined according to the description, processes and intermediates for preparing the benzoxazinones of the formula (i), compositions comprising them and their use as herbicides, i.e. For controlling harmful plants, and also a method for controlling unwanted vegetation which comprises allowing a herbicidal effective amount of at least one benzoxazinones of the formula (i) to act on plants, their seed and/or their habitat..
| Combination als therapy|
Provided is a method for treating als in a subject, comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of riluzole and a therapeutically effective amount of ck-2017357. Also provided are methods of reducing the variability of riluzole exposure (e.g., cmax and/or auc24h) in a subject, methods of reducing the variability of riluzole exposure (e.g., cmax and/or auc24h) between two or more subjects, methods of decreasing the total daily dose of riluzole in a subject, methods of increasing the half-life of riluzole in a subject, methods for decreasing the frequency of riluzole dosing in the subject, and methods for reducing the incidence and/or severity of adverse events in a subject treated with riluzole..
| Synergistic insecticidal mixtures|
The invention relates to insecticide mixtures comprising thiodicarb and at least one other known active ingredient from the category of chloronicotinyls, as well as the use of these mixtures to control animal pests.. .
| Composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate of 2-propylheptylamine|
The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate. Moreover, the invention relates to the alkoxylate, to a process for its preparation and to its use as adjuvant in pesticide-comprising spray mixtures.
| Herbicide combinations comprising specific sulfonylureas|
(c57) carfentrazon.. .
| Methods of weed control in pineapple|
Disclosed herein are methods of controlling undesirable vegetation in pineapple, which comprise applying to vegetation or an area adjacent the vegetation or applying to soil to prevent the emergence or growth of vegetation (a) penoxsulam or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof. The methods can further comprise applying (b) a second pesticide or an agriculturally acceptable salt or ester thereof to the vegetation or the area adjacent the vegetation or to the soil adjacent thereto.
| N-thio-anthranilamide compounds and their use as pesticides|
The present invention relates to n-thio-anthranilamide compounds and the stereoisomers, salts, tautomers and n-oxides thereof and to compositions comprising the same. The invention also relates to the use of the n-thio-anthranilamide compounds or of the compositions comprising such compounds for combating invertebrate pests.
| System for preventing loss of golf clubs|
An attachment consisting of a frame with three small flags is to be clipped to the upper seam of a golf bag, and used to remind the golfer of how many golf clubs have been removed from the golf bag. The set consists of flags numbered two through four, corresponding to the number of golf clubs the golfer has removed from the golf bag.
| Method for manufacturing semiconductor device and semiconductor device|
A manufacturing method includes forming a fin-shaped silicon layer on a silicon substrate, forming a first insulating film around the fin-shaped silicon layer, and forming a pillar-shaped silicon layer on the fin-shaped silicon layer; forming diffusion layers in an upper portion of the pillar-shaped silicon layer, an upper portion of the fin-shaped silicon layer, and a lower portion of the pillar-shaped silicon layer; forming a gate insulating film, a polysilicon gate electrode, and a polysilicon gate wiring; forming a silicide in an upper portion of the diffusion layer in the upper portion of the fin-shaped silicon layer; depositing an interlayer insulating film, exposing the polysilicon gate electrode and the polysilicon gate wiring, etching the polysilicon gate electrode and the polysilicon gate wiring, and then depositing a metal to form a metal gate electrode and a metal gate wiring; and forming a contact.. .
| Barrier film and methods of making same|
A barrier film for blocking moisture and oxygen transmission includes a single layer grown from a precursor of organic silicide by a chemical vapor deposition, having at least silicon (si) atoms, oxygen (o) atoms and carbon (c) atoms with atomic ratios of c/si in a range of about 0.1-0.5, and o/si in a range of about 2.0-2.5. The si and o atoms form four bonding structures: si(—o)4, si(—o)3, si(—o)2, and si(—o)1, in the single layer.
| Durable, germicide-free and antibacterial coating|
The presently claimed invention provides a coating solution for an antibacterial coating, and a method for synthesizing the coating solution. The coating solution comprises ethanol, nitric acid, titanium tetraisopropoxide, water, and silver nitrate.
| Prevention of starch degradation in pulp, paper or board making processes|
The invention relates to biocidal systems comprising zinc ions and an oxidizing or non-oxidizing biocide, their use, and methods for preventing or decreasing starch degradation in starch-containing process waters from pulp, paper or board production processes.. .
| Method for retrofitting vortex generators on a wind turbine blade|
A method of retrofitting vortex generators on a wind turbine blade is disclosed, the wind turbine blade being mounted on a wind turbine hub and extending in a longitudinal direction and having a tip end and a root end, the wind turbine blade further comprising a profiled contour including a pressure side and a suction side, as well as a leading edge and a trailing edge with a chord having a chord length extending there between, the profiled contour, when being impacted by an incident airflow, generating a lift. The method comprises identifying a separation line on the suction side of the wind turbine blade, and mounting one or more vortex panels including a first vortex panel comprising at least one vortex generator on the suction side of the wind turbine blade between the separation line and the leading edge of the wind turbine blade..
| Sensor and image-forming apparatus|
A sensor comprising an optical sensor including a light source and a plurality of light receivers which receive light emitted from the light source and light regularly reflected and diffusely reflected by an object, a database including output data regarding multiple objects of known and different types from the plurality of light receivers when an incident direction of light emitted from the light source forms a first direction to the object and when the incident direction of light emitted from the light source forms a second direction which is orthogonal to the first direction, and a processor which controls the light emitted from the light source to illuminate an object of unknown type and specifies the type of the object by matching the output data of the plurality of light receivers to the database.. .
| Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes a cassette chamber, a paper feed cassette, a sheet size sensor, a lift-up sensor, and an arithmetic control unit. The paper feed cassette can be mounted in the cassette chamber, and lifts up a recording sheet placed in the paper feed cassette upon being mounted in the cassette chamber.
| Authentication apparatus, authentication method, and non-transitory computer readable medium|
An authentication apparatus includes a feature acquiring unit that acquires a feature of an authentication target; an extracting unit that extracts one or more registered persons having features similar to the acquired feature; a determining unit that determines whether any registered person having a feature similar to the feature of at least one extracted registered person exits in the registered persons; a first identifying unit that, if the determination is negative, identifies the registered person having the feature having a highest degree of similarity with the acquired feature as the authentication target; a specific information accepting unit that accepts information specific to the authentication target; and a second identifying unit that, if the determination is affirmative and the accepted specific information coincides with the information specific to any extracted registered person, identifies the registered person having the coinciding specific information as the authentication target.. .
| Vehicle-to-vehicle distance calculation apparatus and method|
The distance to a target vehicle is calculated comparatively accurately. To achieve this, a target vehicle traveling ahead of one's own vehicle is imaged by a camera and it is determined to what vehicle group, such as a light-duty vehicle group, standard passenger car group or heavy-duty vehicle group, the image of the target vehicle belongs.
| Vehicle-to-vehicle distance calculation apparatus and method|
The distance to a target vehicle is calculated. To achieve this, a target vehicle traveling ahead is imaged and it is determined to what vehicle group, such as a light-duty vehicle group, standard passenger car group or heavy-duty vehicle group, the image of the target vehicle belongs.
| Radiation irradiation device, radiation irradiation method and program storage medium|
A radiation irradiation device is provided that includes: a metal target that emits bremsstrahlung x-rays as a radiation beam due to irradiation with an electron beam; a radiation shielding member that includes a slit-shaped radiation passage portion and that is disposed downstream of the metal target in the radiation beam emission direction and is disposed such that a portion of the radiation beam passes through the radiation passage portion and the radiation beam incident to regions other than the radiation passage portion is blocked; and an electron beam generating device that irradiates, onto the metal target, an electron beam such that a diameter at a generation point of the emitted radiation beam is smaller than a length of an entry portion of the radiation passage portion along a length direction of the entry portion.. .
| Compton coincident volumetric imaging|
A volumetric imaging device for constructing a three dimensional image includes a source, and absorbing detector, and an image constructor. The source includes a photon source, and a scatter detector arranged between the object and the photon source.
| Radiation blocking unit, radiographic imaging apparatus, and radiographic imaging method|
The present invention provides a radiation blocking unit including: an attachment member that is attachable between sources and an object table surface to which radiation from a radiation source and visible light from a visible light source are emitted, the sources including the radiation source and the visible light source; a radiation blocking portion, disposed on the attachment member, that transmits the illuminated visible light to an overlapping incidence region on the object table surface in which an incidence region of the radiation and an incidence region of the visible light overlap, and that blocks the irradiated radiation outside the overlapping incidence region; and a visible light blocking portion, disposed on the attachment member, that transmits the irradiated radiation to the overlapping incidence region, and blocks the illuminated visible light outside the overlapping incidence region.. .
| Pressurized water reactor depressurization system|
A passive cooling system of a pressurized water reactor that relies on a depressurization system to reduce the pressure in the reactor vessel in the event of a loss of coolant accident and vent the steam generated by the decay heat of the reactor core in a post loss of coolant accident stage. The depressurization results in a low pressure difference between the reactor vessel and the containment and enables gravity driven cooling system injection into the reactor vessel.
| Apparatus for retention of molten material outside generation iv reactor after nuclear power plant accident|
An apparatus for retention of molten material for a generation iv reactor after a nuclear power plant accident comprises an inner wall which is peripherally closed, a vapor channel wall with an opening at the bottom fixed in the inner side of the inner wall, a pressure vessel disposed in the vapor channel wall, a vapor rising channel formed between the pressure vessel and the vapor channel wall, and it further comprises an outer wall surrounding the inner wall, a core molten material retention apparatus fixed at the bottom of the inner wall, and a deflector keeping away from the inner wall and the core molten material retention apparatus to form a gap; wherein a coolant falling channel is formed between the outer wall and the deflector, a coolant inlet is disposed at the bottom of the deflector, and a coolant channel is disposed between the inner wall and the core molten material retention apparatus; a core molten material retention recess is disposed at the upper surface of the core molten material retention apparatus, and the lower surface of the core molten material retention apparatus is arch-shaped; the core molten material retention apparatus is made of non-metal inorganic fireproof material. The invention adopts the design of molten material retention outside the reactor, using different material containing molten material and cooling the molten material by coolant cycle and the deflector structure, thus to improve the safety of the nuclear power plant..
| Clock-embedded data generating apparatus and transmission method thereof|
A clock-embedded data generating apparatus and transmission method are disclosed. The steps of the transmission method include: generating a plurality of preamble signals according to a number sequence, where each of the preamble signals has a plurality of bits.
| Optical pickup and optical information storage system including the same|
Provided are an optical pickup and an optical information storage system including the same. The optical pickup includes a diffracting element that splits incident light into main light and a plurality of sub light.
| Satellite signal receiving device, electronic timepiece and satellite signal receiving method|
A satellite signal receiving device includes a receiving circuit that receives a satellite signal transmitted from a position information satellite, a solar cell that converts light energy into electrical energy, and a control section that controls the receiving circuit and starts a receiving process of the satellite signal, when illuminance of light incident on the solar cell is equal to or greater a preset illuminance threshold within a range of equal to or greater than 1,000 lx and less than 5,000 lx.. .
| Semi-conductor storing apparatus|
A semi-conductor storing apparatus is provided, which comprises plural storing units, each having a line buffer including plural flip-flop circuits and a clock supplying circuit for supplying a clock to the plural flip-flop circuits, a clock-controlling unit, which controls on/off operation of the clock supplying circuit to decide whether to output a clock, a selecting unit, which selects one from among outputs from the plural storing units, and an unit-controlling unit, which controls the operations of the clock-controlling unit and the selecting unit.. .
| Reflector, light source module, and display device|
A reflector, a light source module, and a display device are disclosed. The reflector includes a substrate and slant reflecting surfaces disposed on the substrate and arranged from a first side to an opposite second side of the reflector.
| Optical waveguide and display device|
An optical waveguide is provided having at least first and second diffraction regions, the first diffraction region being arranged to diffract image-bearing light propagating along the waveguide so as to expand it in a first dimension and to turn the image-bearing light towards the second diffraction region, the second diffraction region being arranged to diffract the image-bearing light so as to expand it in a second dimension and to release it from the waveguide as a visible image. The first diffraction region is formed by first diffraction grating embedded within the waveguide, arranged to present a substantially similar profile to the image-bearing light when incident upon the grating from a given angle above or below the grating such that the polarisation of the image bearing light is rotated by substantially similar amounts, but in opposite directions, by successive interactions with the first diffraction region.
The invention realizes a screen in which the luminous intensity of scattered light emitted from the screen is made more uniform. The screen diffuses incident light that is irradiated from an incident surface and emits light from an emission surface that is opposite the incident surface.
| Illuminating device, image reading apparatus including the illuminating device, and image forming apparatus including the image reading apparatus|
An led array (71) and a reflective plate (73) are disposed sandwiching a slit (st) through which light reflected by a document ms passes and a light-guiding member (72) is disposed on the side of the led array (71). The light-guiding member (72) includes a direct emission unit (77) disposed between an illumination range y centered on a document reading position and the led array (71) and an indirect emission unit (78) disposed between the reflective plate (73) and the led array (71), a light incidence face of the direct emission unit (77) and a light incidence face of the indirect emission unit (78) are disposed at mutually different position around the led array (71), and the led array (71) is disposed on a side of an interior angle formed by the light incidence faces..
| Image recording system, image recording method, mobile terminal, non-transitory storage medium storing instructions executable by mobile terminal, and image recording apparatus|
An image recording system includes a mobile terminal and an image recording apparatus. The mobile terminal successively stores signals representative of its position at least from establishment of first wireless communication between the mobile terminal and the image recording apparatus.
| Apparatus and method of using a light conduit in a position detector|
A position detector includes a source of radiant energy, such as infrared light. A sensor is spaced from the source.
| Measurement device|
A spectrometry device includes a wavelength-tunable interference filter that is provided with a stationary reflection film, a movable reflection film and an electrostatic actuator which changes a gap dimension between the stationary reflection film and the movable reflection film; a detector that receives incident light; a filter control unit that sets the gap dimension between the stationary reflection film and the movable reflection film to be a first dimension corresponding to light having a first wavelength which is smaller than that of a measurement target wavelength region; a cutoff filter that cuts off the light having a wavelength which is smaller than that of the measurement target wavelength region; and a light quantity acquisition unit that acquires the light quantity of stray light received by the detector when the gap dimension is changed to be the first dimension.. .
| Optical density monitor and comparator systems and methods|
The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for determining the absorption coefficient and the optical density of a fluid as they relate to the wavelength of incident radiation. Specifically, ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (uv leds) or the like that emit ultraviolet (uv) radiation or the like are used as sources for irradiating the interior of an integrating chamber that is designed to increase the path length of the radiation through the fluid, thus enhancing the detection limits of the absorption coefficient and the optical density according to beer's law..
| Light source, light combining device, and projection device with the light source|
A light source comprises a light combining device for guiding incident light from a first light emitting source (310) and incident light from a second light emitting source (340) with different incident directions to combine two paths of incident light into one path of emission light emitted from a first optical path. The light combining device comprises a guide part (330), for guiding light from the second light emitting source (340) to converge into the first optical path, and hindering a part of light from the first light emitting source (310) from entering the first optical path, the luminous flux of the hindered part of the light being less than the luminous flux of light from the first light emitting source (310) entering the first optical path.
| Contact lenses|
The invention provides silicone hydrogel contact lenses that exhibit reduced back surface debris and reduced incidence of superior epithelial arcurate lesions.. .
| Illumination unit, display, and electronic apparatus|
Provided is an illumination unit capable of utilizing back light. Also provided are a display and an electronic apparatus each including this illumination unit.
| High efficiency polarized and collimated backlight|
A thin collimated backlight is provided for use in a monochrome liquid crystal display or a color liquid crystal display with color converting elements. The color converting elements are located on the opposite side of the liquid crystal panel to the backlight.
| Finder optical system and image pickup apparatus including the same|
A finder optical system includes an erecting optical system, an eyepiece optical system, and a light metering optical system. An optical axis of the light metering optical system is non-parallel to an optical axis of the eyepiece optical system.
| Image processing apparatus and image processing method, and program|
To provide an apparatus that generates an rgb pattern data from an image pickup signal by an image pickup element having an rgbw pattern and a method. An edge detection unit analyzes an output signal of the image pickup signal of the rgbw pattern to obtain edge information corresponding to the respective pixels, and a texture detection unit generates texture information.
| Solid-state imaging device and electronic equipment|
A solid-state imaging device includes: a semiconductor substrate having a light receiving surface sectioned for red, green, blue, and white pixels arranged in a matrix with photodiodes formed thereon; color filters formed on the semiconductor substrate in light incident paths to the photodiodes of the respective formation regions of the red, green, and blue pixels and respectively transmitting lights in red, green, and blue wavelength regions; and photochromic films formed on the semiconductor substrate in the light incident path to the photodiodes in the formation regions of at least some of the white pixels, and containing a photochromic material having light transmittance varying in response to incident light intensity in a predetermined wavelength region, wherein a half period of the light transmittance of the photochromic films is shorter than one frame as a period in which pixel signals obtained in the pixels are read out with respect to all pixels.. .
| Electronic apparatus, method for controlling the same, and computer readable recording medium|
An electronic apparatus is described. The electronic apparatus includes an image capture unit, a first image processor, a second image processor, a display unit, and an image storage unit.
| Short light pulse generation device, terahertz wave generation device, camera, imaging device, and measurement device|
A short light pulse generation device includes: a light pulse generation portion that has a quantum well structure and generates a light pulse; a frequency chirping portion that has a quantum well structure and chirps a frequency of the light pulse; a light branching portion that branches a chirped light pulse; and a group velocity dispersion portion that has a plurality of optical waveguides, on which each of a plurality of the light pulses branched in the light branching portion is incident, and produces a group velocity difference depending on a wavelength with respect to a plurality of branched light pulses, wherein light path lengths of the light pulses in a plurality of light paths before the light pulse is branched in the light branching portion and then incident on the plurality of optical waveguides of the group velocity dispersion portion are equal to each other.. .
| Spectroscopic camera|
A spectrometry apparatus includes a light incident section on which incident light from an image pickup target is made incident, an image pickup section provided on an optical path of the incident light input from the light incident section, a variable wavelength interference filter configured to transmit light having a predetermined wavelength from the incident light input from the light incident section and capable of changing the wavelength of the light to be transmitted, and a filter-position switching section configured to advance and retract the variable wavelength interference filter to and from an optical path of the incident light.. .
A camera apparatus includes a rotatable camera unit; a filter unit which is configured to selectively take at least one of a covering state and a standby state, wherein the covering state covers a light incident portion of the camera unit with a filter and the standby state removes the filter from the light incident portion; a controller which is configured to control a rotation of the camera unit and a state of the filter unit; and a memory which stores posture information including a direction of the camera unit and filter information representing at least one of the covering state and the standby state of the filter unit. The controller controls the direction of the camera unit based on the posture information stored in the memory and controls the filter unit based on the filter information stored in the memory..
| Imaging unit and imaging module|
An imaging unit includes: a columnar optical member including an incident surface on which light is incident, a reflecting surface for reflecting the light incident from the incident surface in a direction different from the incident surface, and an emission surface for causing the light incident from a direction orthogonal to the incident surface and reflected from the reflecting surface to travel in a straight line and emitting the light to the outside; an imaging device including a light receiving unit, formed on a surface of the imaging device, for receiving the light emitted from the emission surface and performing photoelectric conversion on the light; and a cylindrical imaging holder, protruding from at least part of an outer edge of one end in line with a side surface shape of the optical member, for defining the position of the incident surface and holding the optical member.. .
| Context-based depth sensor control|
An electronic device (100) includes a depth sensor (120), a first imaging camera (114, 116), and a controller (802). The depth sensor (120) includes a modulated light projector (119) to project a modulated light pattern (500).
| Fast gating photosurface|
An embodiment of the invention provides a camera comprising a photosurface having a substrate comprising photopixels and associated storage pixels and a controller that controls the photosurface to image a scene by maintaining a bias between the photopixels and their respective storage pixels at all times during an exposure period of the photosurface so that photocharge, substantially upon its generation in a photopixel by light from the scene incident on the photopixel moves towards the photopixel's storage pixel.. .
| System and method to create evidence of an incident in video surveillance system|
A method and apparatus. The method includes the steps of a security camera capturing a panoramic field of view of a secured area, separating portions of the panoramic field of view into a plurality of sub-views that each depict at least some time-related portion of an event detected within the secured area and simultaneously displaying the plurality of sub-views within separate respective windows of a display..
Influence of external light is suppressed. With a photodetector including a photodetector circuit which generates a data signal in accordance with illuminance of incident light and a light unit which overlaps with the photodetector circuit, a first data signal is generated by the photodetector circuit when the light unit is in an on state, a second data signal is formed by the photodetector circuit when the light unit is in an off state, and the first data signal and the second data signal are compared, so that a difference data signal that is data of a difference between the two compared data signals is generated..
| Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium|
According to one embodiment, a photographing image including a user region is acquired. The user region is detected from the photographing image.
| Method for outputting alert messages of a driver assistance system and associated driver assistance system|
A method for outputting alert messages of a driver assistance system in a vehicle in which data for moving the vehicle and data regarding accident risks in the surroundings of the vehicle are detected, the detected data is evaluated and attributed to a specific accident risk category and an alert message is output subject to the attributed accident risk category. The method according to the invention is characterized in that from the captured movement of the vehicle a planned movement of the vehicle is derived and it is tested whether without modification of the planned movement of the vehicle a collision of the vehicle with another object will occur, and the manner of outputting the alert message is carried out in dependence on the result of said collision testing.