|| List of recent Control Unit-related patents
|Method of managing user log-in to cloud-based application and image forming apparatus performing the method|
An image forming apparatus includes a communication interface unit to perform communication with a cloud server that provides an application service; a user interface unit to display a screen and receive a user input; a storage unit to store a database that corresponds to an application that is installed in the image forming apparatus; an image forming operation performing unit to perform an image forming operation; and a control unit that stores user log-in information in the database that corresponds to the application, so as to match the user log-in information with a user account for the image forming apparatus, and manages a log-in to a user account for the application by using the stored user log-in information.. .
|Apparatus and method for displaying screen image|
A user terminal includes a touch screen configured to receive a touch gesture input and display a screen image, and a control unit configured to set a touch-move determination region with reference to a touch starting point according to the touch gesture input, and when a touch-move line of the touch gesture input passes a predetermined reference region in a predetermined direction in the touch-move determination region, to move and display the screen image in the predetermined direction. The user terminal enables the movement of a screen image in a direction between vertical and horizontal directions, including vertical and horizontal movements and a diagonal movement to be more conveniently and efficiently conducted..
|Radiation imaging system, control apparatus, control method, and storage medium|
A radiation imaging system comprising a radiation imaging apparatus and a control apparatus configured to control the radiation imaging apparatus, the control apparatus comprising: a control unit configured to control display of an imaging enable screen that enables the radiation imaging apparatus to perform imaging; an operation detection unit configured to detect operation by an operator; and an inhibition unit configured to inhibit a transition to another screen other than the imaging enable screen when the operation detected by the operation detection unit while the imaging enable screen is displayed by the control unit is operation other than operation for finishing a radiation imaging examination.. .
|Method for positioning of control elements within gui|
The present invention relates to a method for positioning of control elements within a graphical user interface (gui) of a control unit, the method comprising the steps of determining a plurality of functions, represented by a corresponding plurality of control elements, of a first electronic device to be controlled, positioning the plurality of control elements for the first electronic device at predefined positions within the gui by rating the related functionality of each of the plurality of functions by comparing the rating with a predetermined priority definition of different positions within the gui, and displaying the gui advantages with the invention comprises the possibility to dynamically and on-the-fly position control elements, e.g. Buttons presented in gui, based on a matching between rating of the functionality corresponding to the control elements and a rating of different positions within the gui..
|Electronic apparatus that displays message screen|
An electronic apparatus includes: an operation panel configured to display a screen and receive an operation performed by a user; an agent unit configured to, upon receipt of message data from a remote maintenance server on a maintenance service provider side, provide an instruction to display a message screen based on the message data; and a display control unit configured to control the display of a screen on the operation panel and configured to, when the instruction to display the message screen is received while an operation screen is being displayed, display the message screen on the operation panel upon detection of an end of an operation of the operation panel performed by the user.. .
|Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium|
An information processing apparatus includes a selection unit configured to select a mode of processing to be executed when a power supply state of the information processing apparatus is shifted from a first power supply state to a second power supply state, a determination unit configured to determine time necessary for executing the processing based on the mode selected by the selection unit, an execution unit configured to execute the processing in the mode selected by the selection unit, and a control unit configured to control the execution unit to execute the processing again when the processing has not been completed within the time determined by the determination unit.. .
|Boot fault tolerant device and method thereof|
An auto firmware update device and method for fault-tolerance is provided. According to an embodiment of the invention, the auto firmware update device includes a serial port, a processor, a timer, a memory and a control unit.
|Memory controller and memory system|
A memory controller having a plurality of channels according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a valid page information management unit that manages, for each of the channel, identification information of a valid page; a write buffer that stores data to be written to the memory; a garbage collection control unit that executes a garbage collection process; and a channel controller capable of executing multi-plane read. The garbage collection control unit controls multi-plane read of the channel controller based on the identification information to level a total number of valid pages read from each of the channel..
|Bus relay apparatus, integrated circuit apparatus, cable, connector, electronic appliance, and bus relay method|
A bus relay apparatus includes: an upstream port unit to which a usb host is connected; a downstream port unit to which a usb device is connected; an upstream port control unit; a downstream port control unit; and a relay unit configured to relay a packet transferred between the upstream port unit and the downstream port unit. In the bus relay apparatus, the downstream port unit reproduces a bus status detected by the upstream port unit and transmits the bus status, and the upstream port unit reproduces a bus status detected by the downstream port unit and transmits the bus status..
|Motor control apparatus and motor control method|
A motor control apparatus includes: a driving control unit that performs driving control of a motor in accordance with a drive command; an interrupt control unit that starts and executes interrupt processing for performing the driving control at an interrupt cycle; a first processing unit that executes same first processing every time the interrupt processing starts; and a second processing unit that selects and executes a different piece of processing from second processing every time the interrupt processing starts. The interrupt control unit executes at least one piece of the first processing before executing the second processing in the interrupt processing..
|Communication device, communication method, and communication system|
A slave device (20), which is a communication device, receives and analyzes commands, and returns the results to a master device (10). During the command analysis period, an iic control unit (205) and a cpu (210), which form a control unit, control an scl control unit (201) so as to stop an scl signal.
|Memory card controller and host device including the same|
An interface selection unit physically determines whether or not a memory card is compatible with a first transfer mode, based on the result of signal exchange with the memory card via a first interface unit, to select a first interface unit or a second interface unit. If the second interface unit is selected, a memory card control unit performs an initialization process to cause the memory card to be accessible via the second interface unit, and thereafter, logically determines whether or not the memory card is compatible with the first transfer mode, based on information read from the memory card..
|File transmission to communication-disabled terminal|
An apparatus for transmitting a file to a terminal device in a communication-disabled state includes a transceiver unit includes: a transceiver unit to transmit and receive data; a storage unit to store therein file information on a file uploaded to a content server by a transmitting terminal device using a first protocol; and a control unit to receive the file information from the transmitting terminal device through the transceiver unit using a second protocol, deliver the received file information to a receiving terminal device using the second protocol, store the file information in the storage unit when a predetermined time elapses without a response from the receiving terminal device, and transmit the stored file information to the receiving terminal device through the transceiver unit when the receiving terminal device enters into a communication-enabled state.. .
|Server, device and recording medium for http file transfer during chatting session established by another protocol|
A message server for transferring a file by using hypertext transfer protocol (http) during a chatting session established by another protocol, includes: a server transceiver unit configured to transmit and receive data; and a server control unit configured to provide a chatting service by establishing the chatting session between a transmitting terminal device and a receiving terminal device through the server transceiver unit, and transmit file link information to the receiving terminal device through the server transceiver unit when the file link information is received from the transmitting terminal device through the server transceiver unit, wherein the file link information is associated with a file uploaded using http to a content server by the transmitting terminal device.. .
|Server device, terminal device, and program|
According to an illustrative embodiment, an information processing system is provided. The information processing system includes at least one control unit to designate a user-access position within sequential content at which a user accesses the sequential content, and to associate the user with other users who each access the sequential content at a position that is the same, or close to, the user-access position..
|Navigation system with content curation mechanism and method of operation thereof|
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: generating a point of interest record based on normalizing an entry record; calculating a similarity score based on comparing a plurality of the poi record to each other; and generating an affinity group with a control unit based on the similarity score meeting or exceeding an edge weight threshold for displaying on a device.. .
|Information processing system, information registration method, and conference apparatus|
An information processing system has a conference apparatus, a document management apparatus, and a plurality of terminal apparatuses interconnected via a network. The information processing system includes a conference information management unit that prompts the conference apparatus to manage conference information including information on an electronic conference, content shared by the terminal apparatuses at the electronic conference, and additional information added to the content at the terminal apparatuses; a document registration unit that registers document information corresponding to the conference information managed by the conference apparatus in the document management apparatus and prompts a transition from management by the conference apparatus to management by the document management apparatus; a document information management unit that manages the document information; and a display control unit that prompts the terminal apparatuses to visually display the additional information added to the content using the additional information included in the document information..
|Control program, control method, and control device|
A control device including a simulation unit to simulate behaviors of a virtual mechanical system, and a drive control unit to control driving of servomotors based on the simulation results, is provided. The virtual mechanical system includes a first drive module, a first main shaft module connected to the first drive module, and a plurality of power transmission subsystems, each of which is connected to the first main shaft module and is associated with one of the servomotors respectively.
A field device that provides a field device that allows the simplest possible logging of relevant operational data. The field device has at least one data storage device (3) designed as an integral component of the field device and a control unit designed as an integral component of the field device (1).
|In-vehicle electronic control unit and power feeding control method of the same|
When a power supply switch is fed with power from a dc power supply and closed, a power supply unit starts power feeding to an opening and closing command generation unit and continues the power feeding by a self-hold command signal from the opening and closing command generation unit. A reverse connection protective element is a field-effect transistor connected in series to the power supply switch and driven to conduct current in an energization direction of an internal parasitic diode when the power supply is connected in proper polarity.
A brake control unit for a railway vehicle having first and second cores. The first core is responsible for brake control functions and the second core is responsible for communications.
|Distributed neuro-modulation system with auxiliary stimulation-recording control units|
Systems and methods for modulating a physiological process are provided to enable precise delivery of signals to a predetermined treatment site. The systems may comprise an implantable device and an electrical lead body.
|Distributed neuro-modulation system with auxiliary stimulation-recording control units|
Systems and methods for modulating a physiological process are provided to enable precise delivery of signals to a predetermined treatment site. The systems may comprise an implantable device and an electrical lead body.
|Negative-pressure wound therapy system for detecting exudate level through photoelectronic total internal reflection|
A negative pressure wound therapy system with exudate level detection through photoelectric total internal reflection, includes: a negative pressure wound therapy device; a fluid collection canister for collecting exudates, where a side wall of the fluid collection canister protrudes outward to form a protrusion, an angle θ formed by two planes where two opposite sides of the protrusion are located respectively is greater than 97.2 degrees and smaller than 180 degrees; and at least one detecting module, including: a transmitting unit arranged at one side of the protrusion; a receiving unit arranged at the other side of the protrusion; and a detection control unit, adapted to determine, according to a determination of whether the receiving unit receives the electromagnetic wave or ultrasonic wave signal transmitted by the transmitting unit, whether there exit exudates where the detecting unit is located.. .
|Systems, methods, and devices for automatic closure of medical devices|
According to an embodiment, a brace may include a motorized tensioning device, a tensioning member operationally coupled with the motorized tensioning device to tighten the brace about the limb, and a control unit communicatively coupled with the motorized tensioning device to control adjustment of a tension of the tensioning member. A method for providing therapy with the brace fitted about a limb may include communicating a first instruction from the control unit to the motorized tensioning device to adjust the tension of the tensioning member according to a therapeutic regimen that is designed to aid in recovery of the limb via repetitive movement of the limb..
|3-dimensional minimally invasive spinal imaging system and method|
A method and system is disclosed that is operable to generate a location value associated with an implant that has been implanted in a predetermined location of a vertebra of a spine. The location value can be utilized to generate a three-dimensional animation of the spine in motion.
|Sensor system and method of operating the same|
Provided is a device for measuring a signal and a method of operating the same. The device may include electrodes attached to the device, and a control unit for determining the optimal pair of electrodes to be used for measuring the signal.
|Electronic blood pressure meter|
An electronic blood pressure meter includes a cuff, an inflation control unit that controls a pump for outputting a fluid into the cuff so that a pressure in the cuff is increased at an inflation speed target in accordance with a driving voltage, a pressure detection unit that detects a cuff pressure signal indicating a cuff pressure, a blood pressure calculation unit that calculates a blood pressure value based on a pulse wave superimposed on the detected cuff pressure signal, and a target changing unit that varies the inflation speed target during an inflation process in which the cuff pressure begins to increase at an initial inflation speed target and continues to increase. The target changing unit varies the inflation speed target so that the driving voltage measured during the inflation process stays within a voltage range corresponding to a range in which the pump is capable of output..
An automatic transmission includes an input member, a planetary gear mechanism, a plurality of engagement mechanisms, an output member, a control unit, and a switching mechanism. The control unit is able to perform a backward preparation mode (step 3) which enables the rpm of an element fixed by the switching mechanism to be predetermined rpm or less by bringing the engagement mechanism into a connected state or a fixed state when the shift position is switched from a forward range to a backward range (step 1).
|Mobile device for power reduction and method thereof|
A device and a method for saving power in a mobile electronic device are provided. A mobile electronic device includes a plurality of antennas and a transceiver, wherein the transceiver includes a control unit configured to switch to a low power mode to operate in the low power mode, or to operate at least one of the plurality of antennas in the low power mode when a data non-transmission period occurs for a predetermined time in an active state..
|Substrate processing apparatus, substrate processing method, method of manufacturing semiconductor device and recording medium|
A substrate processing apparatus comprising: a processing chamber that can accommodate a plurality of substrates, the interior of which is divided into a plurality of zones; a gas supply system that supplies a first reactive gas, a second reactive gas, and an inert gas to each of the plurality of zones; and an exhaust system for removing the gas from the zones. A thin film is formed on the substrates in the zones by repeatedly executing a plurality of steps in relation to the zones, these steps include the following: a first reactive gas supply step; a first purge step; a second reactive gas supply step; and a second purge step.
A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a cap plate and a case accommodating the electrode assembly; an electrode terminal protruding above the cap plate; a current collecting member that electrically connects the electrode assembly to the electrode terminal; and a fuse unit on the current collecting member and configured to block a current beyond a preset blocking point, wherein the fuse unit includes a fracture unit surrounding a through hole in the current collecting member; and a blocking point control unit formed as a notch on the fracture unit.. .
|Device and method for controlling, analyzing and managing phases of conversation and/or processing of food in a mobile or fixed closed space|
Device and method for controlling, analyzing and managing phases of conservation and/or processing of food in a mobile or fixed closed space comprising a user interface with elements for data entry, a master control unit with memory and software, a management means system of the physical parameters of the food and/or of the space in which said food itself is inserted, integrated means for controlling and measuring the ph, means for controlling physical parameters of food and/or of the space in which said food is inserted, characterized by the fact that the master unit has a software program which has in memory of one or more foods to be conserved or transformed, and for each food the succession of variations of the physical parameters for each phase of conserving and/or processing, which has for each phase a safety interval of ph where said software manages for each value of the ph measured outside the safety interval of each phase a management program of physical parameters of food and/or the space in which said food is inserted to bring the ph value within the safety interval of ph, that said integrated means for controlling and measuring the ph is provided with a calibration system of the means for controlling and measuring the ph.. .
|Plasma sterilization apparatus and plasma sterilization method|
Disclosed is a plasma sterilization apparatus including a chamber including a sterilization target, a vaporizer heating air, a vacuum unit discharging moisture and cold air from the chamber to the outside, an air supply unit injecting heated air into the chamber, and a control unit controlling the air supply unit to inject air heated by the vaporizer into the chamber, controlling the vacuum unit to discharge air to the outside until an internal pressure of the chamber becomes a firstly set pressure, and controlling the air supply unit to inject heated air into the chamber until the internal pressure of the chamber becomes a secondly set pressure.. .
|Miniature pump device|
An air pump includes a driving unit and an airflow control unit. A piston base has a first intake through hole.
|Oil supply apparatus|
An oil supply apparatus supplies oil from an oil pump driven by an engine preferentially to a valve timing control unit. In the oil supply apparatus, a first discharge opening and a second discharge opening having an opening area larger than that of the first discharge opening are formed such that a pressurized region of the oil pump is divided into the two discharge openings.
|Image forming apparatus|
According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus has a fixing unit which heats an image formed on a recording medium using a discolorable coloring material which discolors by heating, at a fixing temperature lower than a heating temperature at which the discolorable coloring material discolors, to fix the image on the recording medium. The image forming apparatus has an operation control unit which controls execution of an image stabilization processing during a waiting time till a heating temperature of the fixing unit becomes the fixing temperature..
|Optical network unit|
The present invention provides an apparatus, in particular an optical network unit, which comprises a first part operably coupled to an arm of an optical fiber network, the first part comprises an optical module including an optical-electric interface and/or an electric-optical interface locked on a preset wavelength band, and an interface module, and at least one second part operably coupled to a network entity of a communication network, each comprising a control unit, a signal processing unit and an interface module. One of the control units of the at least one second part is set by a optical line terminal of the optical fiber network as a master control unit configured to tune and control the optical module of the first part.
|Content reproduction apparatus and storage medium|
There is provided a content reproduction apparatus including an identification unit configured to identify a series of pieces of content that were recorded or reproduced in chronological order, an acquisition unit configured to acquire sequence information that shows time sequence of the series of pieces of content identified by the identification unit a setting unit configured to set respective reproduction timings of the pieces of content reproduced in a sequence corresponding to the sequence information and a reproduction control unit configured to perform control so as to reproduce the identified pieces of content at the reproduction timings set by the setting unit.. .
The disclosure provides an image segmentation apparatus, an image segmentation method and a medical image device for segmenting an object having a tree-shaped tubular structure from a volume image consisting of a series of images photographed on the basis of slices. The image segmentation apparatus comprises: a self-adaptive region growing unit configured to perform region growing according to the volume image, based on a seed point and a preset threshold to obtain at least one part of the tree-shaped tubular structure; and a growing control unit configured to change the preset threshold to re-perform the region growing until a given condition is met..
|Display control apparatus, display control method, and computer-readable storage medium storing program|
A display control apparatus includes a display control unit configured to display first image data and second image data in different display modes on a display unit. The first image data is generated by detecting, with use of a radiation detection unit, radiation that has transmitted through a subject, and the second image data is generated by subjecting the first image data to predetermined image processing..
|Radiographic imaging control apparatus, radiographic imaging apparatus, radiographic imaging system, method for controlling the same, and computer program relating to the control method|
A radiographic imaging control apparatus includes a control unit, a setting unit, and an obtaining unit. The control unit performs a first control to cause a radiation sensor to transit into a state where electric charges can be stored if it is determined that a predetermined standby time elapses and performs a second control to cause the radiation sensor to transit into the state where electric charges can be stored in response to a signal received from a detection unit configured to detect start of a generation of radioactive rays.
|X-ray imaging system|
A management apparatus for managing radiation imaging receives function information about a radiation imaging apparatus and communication information about communication between the radiation imaging apparatus and a radiation generation apparatus. Based on the function information or communication information received, an operation setting unit in the management apparatus sets an operation mode of the radiation imaging apparatus; and a control unit perform control corresponding to radiation imaging based on the set operation mode..
|Transmitting apparatus and transmitting method|
In a transmitting apparatus, a transmission rate request signal generating unit (102) generates, for each of a plurality of frequencies, a transmission rate request signal that is used for requesting a transmission rate for each of the plurality of frequencies and that is constituted by a plurality of bits. A higher-order-bit transmission control unit (104) establishes frequencies for transmitting higher-order bits of a cqi such that a first frequency interval in which the higher-order bits are transmitted is longer than a second frequency interval in which the lower-order bits of the cqi are transmitted.
|Non-volatile semiconductor storage device|
For data erase from an electrically erasable and programmable non-volatile memory cell, the following operations are performed: an erase operation to apply an erase pulse voltage to a memory cell for data erase, an erase verify operation to verify whether data erase is completed, and a step-up operation to increase the erase pulse voltage by a certain step-up voltage if data erase is not completed. A control unit controls voltages so that at least a first erase pulse voltage initially generated in the erase operation has a longer rise time than that of a second erase pulse voltage generated subsequent to the first erase pulse voltage..
|Semiconductor memory device and data writing method of the same|
A semiconductor memory device includes memory cells which are laminated on a semiconductor substrate and include charge storage layers and control gates, a plurality of word lines each of which is commonly connected to the control gates of a plurality of the memory cells, and a control unit which performs programming and verification of data in units of a page of memory cells. The control unit consecutively performs programming of data in two or more pages of memory cells connected to the same word line, and then consecutively performs verification of the data programmed in the two or more pages of memory cells connected to the same word line..
|Power conversion system|
A power conversion system comprising a plurality of modules each having an input and an output and being connected in series. Each module is connected to at least one dc power source that supplies power to the module.
|Power supply apparatus and image forming apparatus|
The power supply apparatus includes a transformer having a primary and secondary sides, a first line and a second line to which an ac voltage is input from an ac power supply, a rectifying and smoothing unit that rectifies and smoothes the ac voltage, a shut-off unit provided between the first line and the rectifying and smoothing unit, a switching element that switches a current from the rectifying and smoothing unit to the primary side of the transformer, a first overvoltage detection unit that outputs a voltage corresponding to the ac voltage, a second overvoltage detection unit that outputs an overvoltage detection signal; and a control unit that controls the shut-off unit to shut off the input of the ac voltage.. .
|Lighting appliance having a handle for adjusting the illumination|
A lighting appliance (1), in particular for illuminating an operating field (4), comprises a light module (8) having a handle (11) mounted to turn, and a monitoring and control unit (10) that responds to said handle (11) turning by acting on an adjustment setting of said lighting appliance (1), and the monitoring and control unit (10) is arranged to read, at successive regular time intervals, an indication of the relative angular position of the handle (11), and to act on the adjustment setting on the basis of the indications of the current relative angular position and of the preceding relative angular position that are read respectively for a current time interval and for a time interval immediately preceding the current time interval.. .
|Electronic control unit|
A substrate of an electronic control unit has a control region on which a control component is disposed and a power region on which a power component is disposed. Substrate-fixing portions of a housing project from a bottom portion, and the substrate is fixed to the substrate-fixing portions.
|Optical amplifier and method of controlling optical amplifier|
An optical amplifier comprising: a pumping light source supplying a pumping light to an optical fiber as an amplification medium; an ase light power detector detecting an ase light power including an external ase power flowing from an upstream side outside an amplification signal band; and a control unit setting a gain within the amplification signal band by using the ase light power detected by the ase light power detector outside the amplification signal band. The control unit controls the pumping light source by compensating for an influence of the external ase power, obtained by measuring a relationship between the gain within the amplification signal band and the ase light power outside the amplification signal band, to set initially the gain within the amplification signal band..
|Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and program|
An image forming apparatus includes a first processing unit configured to execute a first type function, a second processing unit configured to execute a second type function different from the first type function, and a power supply unit configured to supply power to the first processing unit and the second processing unit, wherein a storage unit stores a first guaranteed time during which a power supply to the first processing unit is maintained and a second guaranteed time during which a power supply to the second processing unit is maintained, and a control unit configured to stop the power supply to the first processing unit when the stored first guaranteed time elapses and to stop the power supply to the second processing unit when the stored second guaranteed time elapses.. .
|Transmission control system, transmission control method, and information processing device|
A transmission control system, which includes one or more devices for transmitting transmission data based on a transmission job received from an external device, includes an image processing unit configured to create, based on the received transmission job, the transmission data by performing image processing on image data included in the transmission job; a determining unit configured to determine whether the transmission job includes an instruction to make a confirmation whether to transmit the transmission data before transmitting the transmission data; a confirming unit configured to confirm with a user whether to transmit the created transmission data before transmitting the transmission data, when the instruction to make the confirmation is included in the transmission job; and a transmission control unit configured to transmit the transmission data when the user has confirmed to transmit the transmission data as a result of the confirmation by the confirming unit.. .
|Non-transitory computer-readable medium storing information processing program, information processing apparatus, and information processing method|
A medium stores computer-executable instructions. The instructions cause a control unit of an information processing apparatus to: display a setting screen on which setting values for a plurality of setting items are to be set respectively, the plurality of setting items including a first setting item which has one of an enabled state and a disabled state as a first setting value and a second setting item which has a setting value group, which is associated with the second setting item and which includes a plurality of setting values settable for the second setting item; display, on the setting screen, a first sub setting value group in a case that the first setting value is the enabled state; and display, on the setting screen, a second sub setting value group in a case that the first setting value is the disabled state..
|Color image processing apparatus and method for processing color image|
In a color image processing apparatus in the present invention, correction values used for causing reproduction characteristics of multi-colors formed by an image forming unit to be close to target values are obtained using results of measurement of colors of multi-color patch images formed by the image forming unit using a plurality of recording materials. The color image processing apparatus includes a first processing unit configured to, when the image forming unit forms a color image, execute a correction process using the correction values, a second processing unit configured to, when the image forming unit forms the color image, execute the correction process without using at least some of the correction values or not to execute the correction process, and a control unit configured to selectively cause the first processing unit and the second processing unit to operate..
|Acoustic signal receiving apparatus and photo-acoustic tomography|
An acoustic signal receiving apparatus including: a fabry-perot sensor including a fabry-perot interferometer configured to convert an acoustic wave into a light intensity signal; a control unit configured to set a first wavelength and a second wavelength; a detecting unit configured to convert light intensities obtained by irradiation of the fabry-perot sensor with light from the first light source and the second light source into electric signals; and a signal processing unit configured to acquire a difference between an electric signal corresponding to the first wavelength and an electric signal corresponding to the second wavelength, wherein the control unit is configured to set the first wavelength and the second wavelength so that differential values of reflectivity spectrum of the fabry-perot sensor are different at the first wavelength and the second wavelength.. .
|Spectroscopic systems and methods|
The present invention provides a spectroscopic system having a first tunable filter module, a second tunable filter module, an optical detector and a signal processing unit. The first tunable filter module includes a first tunable filter and corresponding control unit.
|Cylindrical reticle system, exposure apparatus and exposure method|
An exposure apparatus is provided for performing a unidirectional scan-exposure. The exposure apparatus includes a base and a plurality of wafer stages on the base for loading/unloading wafers and successively moving from a first position to a second position of the base cyclically.
|Imaging device, motor driving device and imaging method|
In an imaging device having a driving device using a stepping motor, improvement in recovery speed after a step out of the motor is realized. An imaging device having a driving device which carries out lens driving, diaphragm driving or pan-tilt-zoom driving with a stepping motor, includes: a motor driving unit which controls a current or voltage supplied to an exciting coil of the stepping motor; a system control unit which outputs a motor driving stop instruction to the motor driving unit; and a detection unit which detects a current or voltage flowing through the exciting coil after the stop instruction is outputted.
|Focus detection apparatus, focus detection method, and image capturing apparatus|
A focus detection apparatus comprises: a sensor unit provided with a plurality of sensor pairs, including a first and second sensor pairs, each of which receives a light beam from an object, accumulates charge, and outputs a pair of image signals for focus detection; a control unit configured to detect a level of a predetermined signal based on the accumulated charge in each sensor pair, and controls charge accumulation time in accordance with the level of the predetermined signal; and a setting unit configured to set a priority of each sensor pair in accordance with the object. The priority of the first sensor pair is set higher than that of the second sensor pair, and the control unit detects the level of the predetermined signal of the first sensor pair in prior to that of the second sensor pair..
|Image sensing method and image sensor utilizing the method|
An image sensor, which comprises: an image sensing matrix, comprising at least one image sensing unit, for generating at least one image sensing signal according to a sensed image; an amplifier, for amplifying the image sensing signal to be an amplified image sensing signal according to at least one amplifying parameter; an operational circuit, for computing at least part of brightness of the sensed image sensed by the image sensing unit according to the amplified image sensing signal to generate at least one operational brightness signal; and a control unit, for adjusting the amplifying parameter, such that brightness information generated based on brightness values, which corresponds to the operational brightness signal, falls in a predetermined range.. .
|Hybrid ir flash for trail camera|
A camera assembly including a camera that has an image-capturing device. The camera assembly also includes an illumination device that is coupled to the camera and that is adapted to illuminate a subject when the camera is capturing an image, and a control unit.
|Portable apparatus displaying apparatus information on electronic apparatus|
A portable apparatus includes an image capturing device, a display device, an indoor image acquisition unit, an apparatus position acquisition unit, an apparatus information acquisition unit, and a display control unit. The indoor image acquisition unit acquires an indoor image of a building having a plurality of floors.
|Time-resolved single-photon or ultra-weak light multi-dimensional imaging spectrum system and method|
A single-photon or ultra-weak light multi-d imaging spectral system and method. In order to realize rough time resolution, a time-resolved single-photon counting 2d imaging system for forming color or grey imaging is provided.
|Medical tracking system comprising two or more communicating sensor devices|
A medical tracking system comprising at least two sensor devices which are independently maneuverable and can be positioned in a fixed position relative to targets, each sensor device comprising at least one of an orientation sensor and a position sensor for respectively determining sensor data, the system further comprising a control unit configured to receive and combine the at least two sensor data of the at least two sensor devices in order to determine a relative position between at least two of the at least two sensor devices.. .
A measuring instrument comprises an spherical camera (8) for acquiring image data over total circumference, a laser scanner (6, 7) installed integrally with the spherical camera and for acquiring point cloud data of the surroundings, a synchronous control unit (9) for controlling acquisition of data of the spherical camera and the laser scanner, a storage unit (12) for recording the image data and the point cloud data, an absolute scale acquiring means for acquiring an absolute scale for obtaining an absolute position of when images are photographed by the spherical camera, and a control arithmetic unit (10), wherein the control arithmetic unit calculates a 3d model based on the image data, the point cloud data, and the absolute position.. .
|Information processing apparatus, transmission system and program|
An information processing apparatus, communicatively connectable to a first transmission terminal, and communicatively connectable with a second transmission terminal via a network and to a first display device, includes a display control unit that displays a region in a screen of a second display device; a bandwidth determination unit that determines whether bandwidth for communication between the transmission terminals is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold; an acquisition region reception unit that receives a selection for selecting at least one of first display data displayed in an entire region of the screen and second display data displayed in an active region in the screen, according to the determination; a resolution conversion unit that converts a resolution of the selected display data based on resolutions of the first and second display devices; and a display data transmission unit that transmits the display data to the first transmission terminal.. .
|Information processing device, display control system, and computer program product|
An information processing device displays a first image and a second image, which is obtained by an image capturing unit by capturing the image in front of a display screen of a first display device capable of displaying the first image, on a second display device that is installed at a different location than the first display device. The information processing device includes a display control unit that displays the first image and the second image on the second display device in such a way that a display position of the first image in a left and right direction with reference to a display position of the second image when facing the second display device is opposite to a display position of the first image in the left and right direction with reference to the position of the image capturing unit when facing the display screen..
|Transmission terminal, transmission system, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium|
A transmission terminal includes a communication unit that communicates with an information providing device; a display control unit that displays first image data created by a photographing unit, second image transmitted from an other transmission terminal, and/or display data received from the information providing device on a display screen; a network communication unit that communicates the first image data, the second image data, and the display data with the other transmission terminal; a screen information capture unit that saves screen information on the display screen; a query unit that queries the other transmission terminal whether capturing of the screen information is allowed, and determines that capture of the screen is disallowed when no response is received within a predetermined time period; a screen editor unit that edits the screen information; and a screen information storage unit that stores the screen information edited by the screen editor unit.. .
|Marking device for marking an object with marking light|
The invention relates to a marking device for marking an object (1) with marking light. The marking device comprises a plurality of marking modules (10a-d) for emitting marking light, and a base unit (20) to which the plurality of marking modules (10a-d) is connected wherein the base unit (20) comprises a control unit (25) for controlling the plurality of marking modules (10a-d).
|Liquid discharging apparatus and method for cleaning discharge head|
There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus which includes: a discharge head that includes a nozzle forming surface on which nozzles for discharging liquid are formed; a wiping member that performs wiping by relatively moving on the nozzle forming surface in a state in which a wiping surface abuts on the nozzle forming surface; a cleaning liquid supply unit that supplies cleaning liquid to a liquid supplied surface which is a different surface from the nozzle forming surface and with which the wiping surface can come into contact; and a control unit that causes the wiping surface to abut on the liquid supplied surface to which the cleaning liquid is supplied, and then causes the wiping surface to relatively move on the nozzle forming surface in a state in which the wiping surface abuts on the nozzle forming surface.. .
|Liquid discharging apparatus and method of cleaning discharge head|
There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus which includes a discharge head that includes a nozzle forming surface on which nozzles for discharging liquid are formed; a wiping member that performs wiping by relatively moving on the nozzle forming surface while abutting on the nozzle forming surface; a cleaning liquid supply unit that supplies cleaning liquid provided for the wiping; and a control unit that performs reciprocating wiping control which performs the wiping by causing the wiping member for holding the cleaning liquid supplied from the cleaning liquid supply unit to perform a reciprocating operation in which, after relative movement is performed in a first direction along the nozzle forming surface, relative movement is performed in a second direction which is opposite to the first direction.. .
|Image stabilization device, image stabilization method, and program|
Techniques for image stabilization may include detecting motion of an apparatus configured to display image data, the image data comprising one or more frames, a first frame of the one or more frames comprising a plurality of layers. The plurality of layers may be processed to correct for the detected motion.
|Information processing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium recording information processing program|
An example information processing apparatus includes: an image acquiring unit that acquires an image of a real space captured by an imaging device; a feature detection unit that detects one or more features from the captured image; an image generating unit that generates an image of a virtual space, by placing a virtual object made to correspond to the detected feature at a position based on the position of the feature in the virtual space; and a display control unit that causes an image to be displayed on a display device such that a user sees the virtual space image superimposed on a real space, wherein when a first feature and a second feature are detected in a captured image, the image generating unit places a first virtual object corresponding to the first feature in the virtual space at a position based on the position of the second feature.. .
|Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program|
An information processing apparatus includes an input unit and a control unit. The input unit is configured to be capable of inputting, as operation information for detecting an operation on an operation surface of an operation body, first operation information for detecting an up-operation from the operation surface, the first operation information including information on an up-position as information on a position at which the up-operation is performed.
|Apparatus and method for sensing touch and touch screen apparatus employing the same|
The touch sensing apparatus includes a driving unit and a touch sensing unit, a scan region selecting unit, and a control unit. The driving unit and the touch sensing unit arranged at a touch panel are electrically connected to driving electrodes and sensing electrodes, respectively.
|Display system and display method|
A display system is disclosed. The display system includes a display unit configured to include a sensor which detects an operation in a display area of the display unit, a determination unit configured to determine an effective area of the display area of the display unit, the effective area being an area on which an image is displayed, and a first control unit configured to disable the operation detection outside the effective area by the sensor..
|Display device and display method|
Provided are a display device, and a display method which improve operability of a proximity operation and a contact operation by using an interface display such as a magnification adjustment-use interface. Provided is a display unit that includes a control unit, a storage unit, a display unit, a display processing unit, a sensor unit, a coordinate acquisition unit, a reference position determining unit, and a defined region determining unit.
|Mouse and inputting method thereof|
A mouse includes an input unit, an output unit, and a control unit. The control unit is coupled to the input unit and the output unit.
|Image projection apparatus, system, and image projection method|
An image projection apparatus includes a projection unit configured to project an image onto a projection target; a recognition unit configured to recognize an instruction action for the image being projected by the projection unit; a storage control unit configured to store correspondence information in which multiple instruction actions are associated with image output controls, respectively, for each type of image in a storage device; a determination unit configured to determine, on the basis of the type of the image being projected by the projection unit, correspondence information for image output control; and a projection control unit configured to perform, on the basis of the correspondence information determined by the determination unit and the instruction action recognized by the recognition unit, image projection control corresponding to the image output control that is associated with the instruction action.. .
|Sensor-monitored, 3d, interactive holographic freespace control unit (hfcu) and associated components|
A sensor/camera-monitored, virtual image or holographic-type display device is provided and called a sensor-monitored, 3d, interactive holographic freespace control unit (hfcu). This invention allows user interactions with the virtual-images or holograms without contacting any physical surface; it is achieved via the use of a visually bounded freespace both with and without holographic-type assistance.
|Upgradable home awareness system|
A group of unsupervised detectors or control units, in wireless communication with a user, can be upgraded for the user with the addition of hardware and/or downloadable software to provide communications and information to a supervisory station. Supervisory station services can be implemented locally or via cloud based computer services.
|Remote control for battery-operated hydraulic power system|
A handheld wired remote control unit for battery-operated hydraulic power systems comprises a hydraulic actuator command circuit, a battery level control circuit and an audio/visual operator assistance module. The remote control unit generates a command signal in response to action on the remote control unit by an operator so that the hydraulic actuator can be operated.
|Method and system for increasing the operational safety of mobile machines in aboveground or underground mining operations for the extraction of minerals by utilizing the rfid technology|
A system and method for increasing the operational safety of mobile machines in mining operations by utilizing rfid technology includes a transmitting unit at the mobile machine, a receiving unit, and a non-machine-related rfid transponder which can be activated by the transmitting unit and in the case of activation is contactlessly detected. A reference transponder and a control unit for actuating the transmitting unit and evaluating transponder signals in measuring cycles is provided.
|Inductive load driver slew rate controlller|
A circuit and method for digital controlling the slew rate of load voltage are provided. The circuit is comprised of a digital slew-rate control unit that utilizes a feedback signal to generate control signals where the feedback signal indicates the observed rate of voltage change on the load.
|Ground fault detection device, ground fault detection method, solar energy system, and ground fault detection program|
In a ground fault detection device, two photovoltaic strings are disconnected from a photovoltaic power generation system, measurement for one photovoltaic string is performed by a measuring instrument, and in parallel therewith, the other photovoltaic string before measurement is charged/discharged by a charging/discharging unit by executing various functions of the calculation control unit. In other words, charging/discharging of the photovoltaic string is performed in advance at the same timing as the measurement of the photovoltaic string so that the measurement can be performed immediately after the photovoltaic string is connected to the measuring instrument in a subsequent step..
|Configurable integrated circuit enabling multiple switched mode or linear mode power control topologies|
An integrated circuit is operable for implementing any of multiple switched mode or linear power control topologies. The integrated circuit includes a control unit, and functional blocks each of which includes circuitry.
|Automatically position adjustable wireless charger and charging method using the same|
Provided are an automatically position adjustable wireless charger and a charging method using the same, the wireless charger, including: a plurality of power transmission coil units having a power transmission coil for generating an induced current in a power reception coil of a portable terminal using electromagnetic induction; a power transmission circuit unit for supplying a current to the power transmission coil; a drive unit for moving a position of the power transmission coil unit; a power transmission unit for enabling the plurality of power coil units to be eccentrically rotated by transmitting power from the drive unit to the plurality of power coil units; and a control unit for stopping the drive unit and enabling the current to be supplied to the power transmission coil when a voltage applied to the power transmission coil is reduced by the power transmission coil being aligned at the power reception coil.. .
|Mobile power supply device and power supply system thereof|
A mobile power supply device and a power supply system thereof are disclosed. The mobile power supply device is used for charging a load device.
|Electricity distribution system and electricity distribution method|
An electricity distribution system includes an electricity supply control unit that receives information on power consumption, estimates the current and the future power consumption, and controls the supply of electricity to the electric device; an information display unit that displays information on a power use situation of an electric device electrically connected with the electricity supply control unit; and a battery server that accumulates power, in which the electricity supply control unit communicates the information on the power consumption with a new electric device when the new electric device is electrically connected, and when the amount of available power is exceeded by supplying electricity to the electric device, does not supply electricity to the electric device, makes the information display unit display that the amount of available power is exceeded by supplying electricity to the information display unit, and determines whether to use the power accumulated in the battery server.. .
|Fail safe circuit|
Apparatus for preventing output of an input signal is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a signal control unit comprising a signal buffering unit having an input and an output, the signal buffering unit arranged to receive an input signal and pass the input signal to the output when the signal buffering unit is powered, wherein a negative power supply terminal of the signal buffering unit is arranged to be supplied by a first power source having a voltage.
|Motor control unit|
A motor control unit includes: a microcomputer that outputs a motor control signal; a driving circuit that supplies driving electric power to the motor based on the motor control signal; and a capacitor provided at an intermediate portion of a power supply line that connects the driving circuit and a driving power supply to each other. The microcomputer carries out electric discharge from the capacitor by supplying electric power generated by electric charges stored in the capacitor to the motor such that torque is generated by the motor and an angular velocity of the motor becomes less than or equal to a prescribed angular velocity, with torque transmission between the motor and the wheel interrupted by the clutch after a driving relay is turned off..