|| List of recent Control Unit-related patents
|Vehicle-mounted electronic control device|
Provided is a vehicle-mounted electronic control device including a control unit reduced in size, weight, and costs with improved contact reliability between electric components included in the control unit. In the vehicle-mounted electronic control device according to the present invention, a connector has a locking hole formed in a side surface relative to an upper surface that is an upward oriented surface, a fitting opening formed in a lower surface, and a waterway for preventing flowing down water from entering the locking hole and the fitting opening, which is formed on a surface of the connector..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
|Multi-function controllable luminous decoration|
A multi-function controllable luminous decoration includes a casing and an inductive light-emitting device disposed in the casing. The inductive light-emitting device includes a detection switch, a control unit, a light-emitting unit, a tf (trans-flash) card, a main control chip, a data line port, a battery, and a charging management chip.
Kingtronics Group (xiamen) Co., Ltd.
|Operation of an illuminant by means of a resonant converter|
The invention relates to an operating device for loads in the form of lighting means, particularly for leds, comprising: a clocked converter (b) having a switching element (20); a control unit (c) for switching the switching element (20) with an operating frequency, the operating frequency of the converter (b) being modulated as a forward or feedforward control.. .
Tridonic Gmbh & Co Kg
|Methods, devices and computer program products improving device-to-device communication|
The present invention proposes methods, devices and computer program products improving device-to-device communication. In order to improve d2d communication, the invention proposes a centralized communication concept involving a centralized control unit and those devices participating at the d2d communication.
|Information processing apparatus, wireless communication apparatus, and information processing method|
An information processing apparatus includes a selection unit and a control unit. Based on a request from a wireless communication apparatus, the selection unit selects a connection right that has to be set to be in the wireless communication apparatus, from among multiple types of connection rights for connecting to a predetermined network using a wireless communication.
|User apparatus and uplink control information transmission method|
A user apparatus in a mobile communication system in which carrier aggregation is performed using a plurality of cells, including: a control unit configured to determine whether a physical uplink shared channel is set in the user apparatus at a transmission timing of uplink control information, and to determine to transmit the uplink control information by using the physical uplink shared channel when the physical uplink shared channel is set; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the uplink control information to a radio base station using the physical uplink shared channel, wherein the control unit determines, when a physical uplink shared channel is set in a first cell in the plurality of cells, to transmit the uplink control information by using the physical uplink shared channel, and the control unit determines, when no physical uplink shared channel is set in the first cell, to transmit the uplink control information by using a physical uplink shared channel in a second cell.. .
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
|Communication apparatus and communication reception method|
Provided are a base station, whereby the erroneous detection of control information can be reduced, thereby preventing the degradation of the system throughput. A base station (100) maps a downstream allocation control information unit, which is addressed to a terminal (200), to a first resource region, which can be used for any of a downstream control channel region and a downstream data channel region, or to a second resource region, which can be used only for the downstream control channel, so as to transmit the downstream allocation control information unit.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
|Radio terminal apparatus, base station apparatus, and radio communication control method|
A radio terminal apparatus is provided. When the radio terminal apparatus simultaneously transmits a plurality of modulated waves having different frequencies, the radio terminal apparatus can effectively suppress intermodulation distortions without excessively reducing the transmission powers.
Ntt Docomo, Inc
|Enhanced call recording for dual-sim dual-active wireless communication devices|
A multi-subscriber identity module (sim) wireless communication device includes: a first communications unit; a second communications unit; a recording unit; and a control unit configured to cause the first communications unit to interrupt output of a first audio output signal to a sound reproduction device and conduct a first decoded audio signal to the recording unit; and the control unit configured to cause the second communications unit to output a second audio output signal to the sound reproduction device.. .
A base station includes a receiving unit, a determining unit, a control unit, and a transmitting unit. The receiving unit receives a connection request signal when the base station is in a power-saving state.
Information display apparatus, in-vehicle apparatus, and data update method
An information display apparatus configured to display database information obtained from an outside, includes a control unit configured to execute control for, when newly obtaining the database information from the outside, obtaining history information about the database information to be newly obtained from the outside, earlier than obtaining the database information to be newly obtained, and associating the history information with the database information that has already been obtained, to display the history information including the database information that has already been obtained.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Projector and controlling the same
The projector comprises: at least one light source; a light separation unit separating light emitted from the light source into a first and second lights in different wavelength bands; a tir prism through which the first and second lights pass; an optical modulating element irradiated with and modulating the first and second lights to emit the modulated first and second lights toward the tir prism; a projection lens expanding and projecting the light which is modulated by the optical modulating element and passes the tir prism; a rotating prism which is rotatably arranged in the light path between the light separation unit and the tir prism and emits, from different positions in accordance with rotation, the first and second lights emitted from the light separation unit; and a control unit which, when the image signals representing a first and second images are supplied, causes the optical modulating element to perform modulation according to the image signal of the first image with regard to the area irradiated by the first light and to perform modulation according to the image signal of the second image with regard to the area irradiated by the second light.. .
Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.
Stereoscopic image output system
A stereoscopic image output system includes a stereoscopic vision output unit, an image database storage unit, and an output control unit. The stereoscopic vision is realized by outputting, from the stereoscopic vision output unit, a left-eye image and a right-eye image with parallax such that the left and right-eye images are visually recognized by the left and right eyes, respectively.
Geo Technical Laboratory Co., Ltd.
Portable electronic-devices and methods for image extraction
A portable electronic-device adapted to photograph an object including a first camera module, a second camera module, a processing unit and a control unit. The first camera module obtains a first reference image according to a first predetermined focal length.
Portable terminal, imaging apparatus, communication system, communication portable terminal, communication imaging apparatus, and computer readable storage device
A portable terminal having a wireless local area network (wlan) communication module configured to perform wireless communication in a wlan and a near field communication (nfc) module configured to read written data written to an integrated circuit (ic) tag includes: a memory configured to record format identification data for identifying a data format of the written data; and a control unit configured to detect whether the written data read using the nfc module has a predetermined format based on the format identification data, detect whether the written data is wlan setup data for use in an imaging-apparatus-side wlan module, and write command data for instructing to activate an access point (ap) function of the imaging-apparatus-side wlan module to the ic tag using the nfc module when it is detected that the written data detected as having the predetermined format is the wlan setup data.. .
Image capturing apparatus, control image capturing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable storage medium
An image capturing apparatus comprising an image capturing unit, a generating unit which generates raw image data with an image obtained by the image capturing unit, wherein the generating unit sequentially generates raw image data of a plurality of pictures in a continuous shooting mode, a storage unit temporarily storing the raw image data, a first development unit performing development processing on the raw image data, a recording unit recording, onto a recording medium, first image data obtained by the first development unit and the raw image data and a control unit, in the continuous shooting mode, performing control so that the first development unit does not perform the development processing on the raw image data if free storage space of the storage unit available for storing the raw image data is smaller than a first threshold.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Image processing system, image processing apparatus, control image processing apparatus, and program
In an information processing apparatus, when a receiving unit receives data from an external device, a power control unit returns a power state of the apparatus from a power saving state and a transmitting unit transmits a start instruction to a connected image forming apparatus, and when a power supply switch becomes on according to a user's operation, the power control unit returns the power state of the apparatus from the power saving state but the transmitting unit does not transmit the start instruction to the image forming apparatus. Thus, it is possible to achieve both a linkage start and an individual start for an external image processing controller and the image forming apparatus, in an image processing system including the information processing apparatus, the external image processing controller and the image forming apparatus capable of performing an image process in cooperation with others..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Method and computer device to control software file downloads
A computer device includes a download unit which downloads one or more files into a storage device. A file logging unit records a resource locator identifying a source network location of the file, when the file is downloaded, and associates the resource locator with a first fingerprint of the file.
Method for node device to enter or exit power-saving mode and node device
A method for a node device to enter or exit a power-saving mode and a node device are disclosed. The method for a node device to enter a power-saving mode includes: the node device detecting characteristics of a reverse power supply signal provided by a customer premise equipment, and if a condition of entering a power-saving mode is satisfied, the node device entering the power-saving mode.
Communication control apparatus, communication control method and radio communication apparatus
Provided is a communication control apparatus including: an information acquisition unit that acquires channel arrangement information for a first frequency channel on which an interference signal is transmitted and a second frequency channel on which a desired signal to be interfered from the interference signal is transmitted, the first frequency channel and the second frequency channel being a combination of frequency channels that can be partially overlapped with each other; and an interference control unit that determines overlapping on a frequency axis between the first frequency channel and the second frequency channel on the basis of the channel arrangement information, and calculates a protection ratio for protecting the second frequency channel from interference according to the determined overlapping.. .
Wireless communication device
A wireless communication device includes: a wireless communication unit that handles a plurality of communication modes; a power supply circuit that transforms a power supply voltage and supply the power supply voltage to the wireless communication unit; a control unit that controls an output voltage of the power supply circuit in accordance with a communication mode; a current fluctuation suppression circuit that suppresses current fluctuation when the wireless communication unit executes burst communication; and a bypass circuit that disconnects a path to bypass the current fluctuation suppression circuit. The control unit controls the bypass circuit in accordance with a communication mode, and provides the bypass path when executing a communication mode without adopting burst communication..
Monitoring of optical performance in an optical data transmission network
A method for monitoring optical performance in an optical data transmission network, the optical data transmission network including a first router node, a second router node, and an optical data transmission line connecting the first router node with the second router node providing optical data transmission from the first router node to the second router node using at least two channels, includes: in a measurement step, determining, at the spare ip router interface, optical performance parameters of the at least two channels; in a transmission step subsequent to the measurement step, transmitting the determined optical performance parameters to a remote control unit; and in an analysis step subsequent to the transmission step, analyzing the transmitted optical performance parameters and determining whether to take a corrective action to improve optical performance of the at least two channels.. .
Deutsche Telekom Ag
Mobile terminal and specific absorption rate reduction method
A mobile terminal and a method for reducing a specific absorption rate are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes: a control unit is connected to an input unit, a memory and a switch, an antenna group containing multiple antennas, and the switch connected to each antenna and the radio-frequency circuit; wherein the input unit is configured to: detect a location of the mobile terminal relative to a user, and notify the control unit of the location; the memory is configured to: store location-specific absorption rate corresponding information of each antenna; and the control unit is configured to: according to the location, search the location-specific absorption rate corresponding information for a specific absorption rate of each antenna at the location obtained, select an antenna according to the specific absorption rate of each antenna at the location and control the switch to connect the selected antenna with the radio-frequency circuit..
Converter and operating method thereof
A converter and an operation method thereof are provided. A converter interconnected with a wind power generation farm includes a power monitor unit configured to detect a direct-current voltage of an entire system interconnected with the converter, a control unit configured to compare the detected direct-current voltage of the entire system with a reference voltage and adjust an alternating-current voltage that is supplied to the wind power generation farm to a preset value, and a switching unit configured to perform a switching operation based on the adjusted preset value to convert alternating-current power into direct-current power..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
Rotating electric machine control system
A rotating electric machine control system has a power control unit (pcu) and a control section separately disposed therein. The apparatus receives a trigger signal from a communicator of the pcu via a trigger communication line from an mg ecu when the mg ecu obtains electric angles from a rotation sensor.
Rotating electric machine control system
A rotating electric machine control system having a power control unit equipped with a voltage converter and a controller. The controller is equipped with an operation unit having a time corrector for obtaining time from first and second timers with reference to an ignition signal and correcting a relative time difference between the timers.
Modular multi-level converter
Provided is a modular multi-level converter (mmc) including a plurality of sub-modules including switching elements, and a central control unit which assigns an address to each of the plurality of sub-modules for distinguishing each of the plurality of sub-modules, determines switching operation conditions of the plurality of sub-modules based on the assigned addresses, and outputs switching signals corresponding to the determined switching operation conditions. The central control unit determines a switching sequence of the plurality of the sub-modules according to the sequence of the assigned addresses..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
Data processing device and high voltage direct current transmission system
A data processing device is provided. The data processing device in a high voltage direct current (hvdc) transmission system includes a measurement module measuring a voltage or current for one or more points in the hvdc system; and a data processing and control unit generating measurement data units using measurement values measured at the measurement module and performing serial transmission on the generated measurement data units through time division multiplexing (tdm), wherein the data processing and control unit includes a plurality of data unit generation parts, and each of the plurality of data unit generation parts outputs a transmission completion signal representing that the transmission of a measurement data unit is completed..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
Modular multi-level converter
Provided is a modular multi-level converter including a plurality of sub-modules including switching elements, a plurality of sub-control units respectively controlling the plurality of switching elements included in the plurality of sub-modules, and a central control unit which determines switching operation conditions of the plurality of sub-modules, and transmits control signals corresponding to the determined switching operation conditions to the plurality of sub-control units. Each of the plurality of sub-control units acquires state information on the sub-module controlled thereby and transmits the acquired state information to the central control unit..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
High voltage direct current transmission system and control method thereof
A high voltage direct current (hvdc) transmission system is provided. The high voltage direct current (hvdc) transmission system includes a rectifier converting alternating current (ac) power into dc power; an inverter converting the dc power into the ac power; dc transmission lines w1 and w2 transmitting the dc power obtained from the rectifier through conversion to the inverter; a first active power measurement unit measuring first active power input to the rectifier; a second active power measurement unit measuring second active power output from the inverter; and a first control unit controlling the operations of the rectifier and the inverter based on the first active power measured and the second active power measured, wherein the first control unit senses oscillation generated in the hvdc transmission system and generates a control signal for damping the sensed oscillation to control one or more of the rectifier and the inverter..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
High voltage direct current transmission system and control method thereof
A high voltage direct current (hvdc) transmission system is provided. The high voltage direct current (hvdc) transmission system includes: a rectifier converting alternating current (ac) power into dc power; an inverter converting the dc power into the ac power; a dc transmission line transmitting, to the inverter, the dc power obtained through conversion by the rectifier; a first active power measurement unit measuring first active power input to the rectifier; a second active power measurement unit measuring second active power output from the inverter; and a first control unit detecting an abnormal voltage state on the dc transmission line based on the first and second active power measured..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
High voltage direct current transmission system and controlling method thereof
Provided is a high voltage direct current transmission system including a power transmission part converting ac power into dc power; a power receiving part converting dc power into ac power; and a dc power transmission part transferring the dc power converted in the power transmission part to the power receiving part, wherein one of the power transmission part and the power receiving part includes a measuring part measuring an ac voltage; an ac voltage control unit generating a first reactive power control signal based on the measured ac voltage and a reference ac voltage; a reactive power control unit generating a second reactive power control signal based on the first reactive power control signal and a reference reactive power signal; and a power control unit controlling reactive power of the power transmission part or the power receiving part based on the second reactive power control signal.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.
Electric power converter
An electric power converter is equipped with a master converter and a slave converter that are connected in parallel with each other, and to a load. The master converter operates having priority over the slave converter.
Electric drive apparatus
Provided is an electric drive apparatus in which a detected portion (10) of a rotation angle sensor is disposed at an end of a shaft (7) of a motor, and a sensor portion (300) as a detection portion of the rotation angle sensor is disposed coaxially with the rotating axis of the shaft. In a control unit (200), an inverter circuit portion with a drive element (sw) for driving the motor, and a control substrate (17) which is separate from the sensor portion and controls the output of the inverter circuit portion are disposed.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Smart meter, supply control method, operating method, integrated circuit, system, and program
A smart meter includes: a power supply control unit which causes stoppage of a supply of power passing through the smart meter to an television and so on, when an rd command to stop the supply is received; a first communication unit which performs a first communication through which the rd command is received; a second communication unit which performs a second communication; and a communication control unit which: causes the performance of the first communication before the rd command is received; and prohibit the performance of the first communication and cause only the performance of the second communication, after the rd command is received.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co. Ltd.
Control apparatus, control method, and program
There is provided a control apparatus including: a determination unit configured to determine whether a control target apparatus drivable with first power supplied from an external power supply and second power supplied from a battery is driven with the second power, on the basis of a supply state of the first power and a transmission signal acquired via a power line from an external communication apparatus connected to the power line through which the first power is transmitted; and a target control unit configured to drive the control target apparatus with the second power when the control target apparatus is determined to be driven with the second power.. .
Power source, wireless power transfer system and wireless power transfer method
A power source, including a first power supply coil and a second power supply coil which are mutually affecting, includes a first power supply, a second power supply, and a power transfer control unit. The first power supply is configured to drive the first power supply coil, and the second power supply is configured to drive the second power supply coil.
High-voltage direct current transmission system control device
The present disclosure relates to a high-voltage direct current (hvdc) transmission system, and particularly, to an hvdc transmission system control device associated with a power generation energy system. An hvdc transmission system control device according to an embodiment includes a wind power generation amount predicting unit configured to receive energy generated by a wind power generation device for a predetermined time, and predict a wind power generation amount on the basis of the received energy, a possible power generation amount predicting unit configured to determine an amount of energy generated by the wind power generation device and a transmission capacity corresponding to the amount of energy, on the basis of the predicted wind power generation amount, and a control unit configured to output energy to a power transformation device on the basis of the amount of energy and the transmission capacity predicted by the possible power generation amount predicting unit..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
Power supply device
A power supply device for supplying power to a load by combining a secondary battery and a capacitor includes a switching element which switches the supply of power to the load from the capacitor, a dc-dc converter which enables a voltage of the capacitor to be stepped up and supplied to the load and a control unit which enables power to be supplied to the load by pulse-controlling the switching element, controlling the dc-dc converter to output a pulse current alternately with the switching element and combining the alternately output pulse currents if the voltage of the capacitor drops below a minimum voltage capable of driving the load.. .
Volvo Truck Corporation
Protective circuit for a current transformer and current transformer with a protection circuit
A protective circuit for a current transformer for preventing a secondary voltage on a secondary circuit of the current transformer from exceeding a secondary voltage threshold. A protective circuit input can be coupled to the secondary circuit of the current transformer such that the secondary voltage is applied to the protective circuit input.
Phoenix Contact Gmbh & Co. Kg
Protection device for dc collection systems
A protection device includes a diode having its forward direction in a normal power flow of a region of a dc collection system, a first switch in parallel with the diode, a second switch in series with the diode and a control unit for controlling the switches. The first switch can be opened so that current can flow through the diode in the forward direction without the first switch bypassing the diode, and closed if no current is flowing through the diode in the forward direction and power is needed upstream of the diode.
Abb Technology Ag
A reconfigurable antenna system
The invention relates to a reconfigurable antenna system (1), which comprises a plurality of antenna units (10) and does not employ phase shifters. Each antenna unit (10) is by itself a reconfigurable antenna having at least an active radiating element which is coupled to one or more passive radiating elements.
Adant Technologies, Inc.
Battery with power disconnect
Devices, systems, and methods for disconnecting battery power to a load device include a battery with a housing containing a main energy storage element, an internal switch, and a control unit, as well as terminals through the housing for electrically coupling to the load device. The internal switch may include a first switch lead connected to the main energy storage element and a second switch lead connected to at least one of the terminals.
Control apparatus, fuel cell unit and control method
A control apparatus includes a control unit which instructs a constant temperature mode to the fuel cell unit as one of operation modes, the constant temperature mode being a mode for performing an control to cover power consumption of the auxiliaries by power supplied from the outside and an control to keep a temperature of the power generation unit constant within a prescribed temperature range. In the constant temperature mode, power output from the power generation unit is at least smaller than the power consumption of the auxiliaries..
Fuel cell activation apparatus, fuel cell activation method, and fuel cell activation system
A fuel cell activation apparatus including: a storage battery; a first current sensor detecting a current outputted by the storage battery; a first switch switching between supplying the current outputted by the storage battery and supplying a current provided from the system power supply; a second switch switching between transmitting a result of detecting by the first current sensor and transmitting a result of detecting by a second current sensor which detects the current provided from the system power supply; and a control unit switching between a normal mode for activating, based on the result of detection performed by the second current sensor, the fuel cell using the current provided from the system power supply and a self-sustained mode for activating, based on the result of detection performed by the first current sensor, the fuel cell using the current outputted by the storage battery.. .
Disclosed is an electronic device including a semiconductor device, wherein the semiconductor device includes: a word line driving unit; a first cell array arranged at one side of the word line driving unit; a second cell array arranged at the other side of the word line driving unit; a bias voltage generation unit; and a read control unit.. .
Brightness controlling method and all-in-one computer implementing the same
A brightness controlling method for an all-in-one computer is provided. The all-in-one computer includes an on-screen display adjusting unit having a first brightness value, an operating system having a first system brightness value, a control unit and a scaler.
Display control apparatus and recording medium
Provided is a display control apparatus including a detection unit that detects whether or not an input image contains an image of food or drink, an image creation unit that creates an image of food or drink whose exterior appearance is changed, when the detection unit detects an image of the food or drink, and a display control unit that performs control to display the image created by the image creation unit on a display unit.. .
Audio subsystem monitoring mechanism for patient monitors
A patient monitor that includes a system for testing the operation of a speaker included in the patient monitor is disclosed. The control unit of the patient monitor generates a low frequency test signal to the speaker.
General Electric Company
Dual release circuit for fire protection system
A dual release circuit comprises a plurality of pyrotechnic initiators electrically interconnected in series, a plurality of subcircuits electrically interconnected between the pyrotechnic initiators to form at least a first circuit route to electrically interconnect the plurality of pyrotechnic initiators and a second circuit route to electrically interconnect the pyrotechnic initiators, and a control unit electrically connected to the first circuit route and the second circuit route and configured to monitor a first parameter of the first circuit route, monitor a second parameter of the second circuit route, detect when at least one of the first parameter and the second parameter is outside of a specified parameter range, generate an alert indication according to the detection and be able to release the pyrotechnic initiators in response to a release request.. .
Device and generating vibrations
A device and method for generating vibrations in a portable terminal are disclosed. The device for generating vibrations comprises: a haptic actuator which is driven by a driving signal so as to generate vibrations; and a control unit for applying the driving signal to the haptic actuator, causing the haptic actuator to have a high impedance and controlling a start time of the driving signal of non-periodic pulses to be applied to the haptic actuator, on the basis of a counter-electromotive force signal generated by the haptic actuator..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and image processing
An image processing system includes a reading unit, a checking unit, a display control unit, and an image correcting unit. The reading unit reads image information from an original manuscript to generate image data.
Method for detecting positions of tissues and apparatus using the same
Disclosed is a method for detecting positions of body tissues and an apparatus using the method. The apparatus according to the present invention comprises a surgery information storage unit storing an examined first image associated with a target bone of surgery, a position measuring unit measuring position values of multiple points on a surface of the target bone of surgery before and after cutting, and a registration control unit for acquiring a second image regarding the remained bone after cutting by applying the shape of the bone changed according to the progression of bone cutting to the first image, and for performing position registration with respect to the second image by using the position values of multiple points on surface of the target bone of surgery after cutting, which is measured by the position measuring unit..
Display processing device and imaging apparatus
A display processing device includes: a first display processing unit that divides a display image into a first area and a second area and outputs a first output image obtained by performing display processing on display image data of the first area; a second display processing unit that outputs a second output image obtained by performing the display processing on display image data of the second area; a storage unit that temporarily stores the first and second output images; a memory writing control unit that controls writing of the first and second output images to the storage unit; an output selection unit that reads the first and second output images stored in the storage unit and outputs the read first and second output images to a first display device that displays a display image; and a clock control unit that supplies an operation clock to each element.. .
Display processing device and imaging apparatus
A display processing device includes: a first display processing unit that outputs image data of a first output image obtained by performing display processing on display image data of an odd column of a display image; a second display processing unit that outputs image data of a second output image obtained by performing the display processing on display image data of an even column of the display image; an output selection unit that selects the image data of the first output image or the image data of the second output image and outputs the selected image data to a first display device that displays a display image; and a clock control unit that supplies an operation clock required when the respective elements operate.. .
Error pad for safety device
A safety device with an error indication function includes at least one error pad configured between the error indication function and at least one normal function, and a set of multiplexers connected to the error pad. The safety device further includes an error indication block and a functional block multiplexed by the set of multiplexers.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Receipt printing system, control a receipt printing system, and control device
Content of a configuration file stored by a control device can be changed easily in a short time. A printing system has a host computer including a print control unit that generates and sends a control command causing printing referenced to a configuration file to a printer using a printing port, and a settings changing unit that changes settings information based on the change settings command when a change settings command instructing changing settings information in the configuration file is input from the server device using a configuration port; and a management server including a change settings command unit that, for a specific one or plural connected host computers, generates a change settings command related to the configuration file, and sends the change settings command to each host computer using a configuration port that is opened by each host computer..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Control system, control apparatus, control method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium
A control system that monitors a calibration status of a printer includes the following components. An obtaining unit obtains information that identifies a common media type to be used in calibration by a monitoring-target printer.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Electronic system with transactions and operation thereof
An electronic system includes: a storage unit configured to store a data array; a control unit configured to: determine availability of the data array; reorder access to the data array; and provide access to the data array.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Computer mouse with automatic grop angle control function
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a computer mouse with an automatic grip angle control function for reducing a sense of wrist fatigue by continuously changing a grip angle in a constant period during use. In order to achieve this objective, the present invention provides the computer mouse with the automatic grip angle control function, including a base having a board, which is necessary for operating the mouse and located at the upper end of the base, and an upper surface provided with a button and a wheel, and the mouse comprises: a rotational unit coupled with one side of the base and one side of the upper surface corresponding to one side of the base to enable the relative rotation of the upper surface with respect to the base; a guide unit fixed to an upper end of the base of an opposite side at which the rotational unit is located and having a gear formed on an outer surface thereof; a motor fixed to the inside of the upper surface; a pinion fixed to a rotary shaft of the motor; and a control unit for controlling the motor, wherein the pinion is engaged with the gear of the guide unit and the grip angle of the upper surface is changed by the rotation of the motor..
Gwangju University Institude For Educational- Industrial Cooperation
Electronic control apparatus
An electronic control apparatus includes: a motion detection unit that detects motion of a hand or a finger; and a control unit that controls at least one electronic device. The control unit stops execution of a specific function by the electronic device when the motion detection unit detects the motion while the electronic device executes the specific function.
Image processing device, image processing method and program
Provided is an image processing device including an eye-gaze direction detection unit configured to detect an eye-gaze direction of a user toward an image, an estimation unit configured to estimate a gaze area in the image on the basis of the eye-gaze direction and the image, the eye-gaze direction being detected by the eye-gaze direction detection unit, a chased object detection unit configured to detect a chased object being eye-chased by the user in the image, on the basis of the time-series gaze areas estimated by the estimation unit, a tracking unit configured to search for and track the chased object detected by the chased object detection unit, and an image control unit configured to control an image of the chased object tracked by the tracking unit.. .
System and automating electrical devices at a building structure
An electrical control system for automatically controlling the operation of a plurality of electronic control units, each of which is operatively connected to one or more electrical devices. The electronic control units are configured to communicate with a client device having access to a user application configurable by a user.
Image forming apparatus
Depending on an output impedance of a commercial ac power supply calculated by an output impedance calculating unit, a control unit controls the supply of power so that a current of a first waveform pattern capable of supplying an amount of power to be supplied to a heat generating member determined based on temperature information and capable of supplying power such that a harmonic current value is suppressed smaller than a predetermined value flows into the heat generating member, or the control unit controls the supply of power so that a current of a second waveform pattern capable of supplying an amount of power to be supplied to the heat generating member based on the temperature information and capable of supplying power such that the value of a flicker pst is suppressed smaller than a predetermined value flows into the heat generating member.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Image forming apparatus that calculates toner concentration in developer
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developing roller, and a control unit. The image carrier has a surface on which an electrostatic latent image is formed.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
Projection protecting projection apparatus
A projection apparatus and a method for protecting the projection apparatus are provided. The projection apparatus includes a light source module, a light source control module, and an optical engine module.
Ladar enabled impact mitigation system
A collision mitigation system is proposed which makes use of forward mounted long range ladar sensors and short range ladar sensors mounted in auxiliary lamps to identify obstacles and to predict unavoidable collisions therewith, and a duplex radio link in communication with secondary vehicles, and a number of external airbags deployable under the control of an airbag control unit, to reduce the forces of impact on the host vehicle, secondary vehicles, and bipeds and quadrupeds wandering into the roadway. A suspension modification system makes use of headlight mounted long range ladar sensors and short range ladar sensors mounted in auxiliary lamps to characterize the road surface, identify road hazards, and make adaptations to a number of active suspension components, each with the ability to absorb shock, elevate or lower the vehicle, and adjust the spring rate of the individual wheel suspensions..
Advanced Scientific Concepts, Inc.
Device and measuring position of electronic device
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for an electronic device to detect the relative position of another electronic device are described. One electronic device includes a communication unit, at least two microphones, and a control unit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Method and system for the continuous remote tracking of a pig device and detection of anomalies inside a pressurized pipeline
A method and system are described for the continuous remote monitoring of the position and advance speed of a pig device inside a pipeline suitable for transporting a pressurized fluid, wherein the pipeline consists of a plurality of pipe sections joined to each other by welding. The method comprising the following steps: continuous acquisition and registration, by a plurality of measurement stations equipped with vibroacoustic sensors discretely located along the pipeline, of vibroacoustic signals due to hydraulic pressure transients, and/or to the vibrations generated by the pig device in movement in the contact/friction phases on the welding seams, and/or to other physical variations of the pipeline; analysis and processing, by a centralized control unit, of the vibroacoustic signals registered by the measurement stations to reveal, identify and reference the hydraulic/acoustic transients produced by the pig device during contact/friction with the weldings and/or with other variations in the internal section of the pipeline; continuous calculation of the linear position and advance speed of the pig device in relation to the time lapse between the vibroacoustic signals registered by at least two measurement stations installed along the pipeline..
Pipetting arrangement and controlling a pipetting arrangement or of producing liquid product doses
A pipetting arrangement includes at least two sets of pipettes (9a; 9b; 9c; 9d). Each set of pipettes (9a; 9b; 9c; 9d) is operationally connected, via a controllable on/off valve (11a; 11b; 11e; 11d) to a common aspiration port (7).
Method and device for environmental and health monitoring
The present invention is related to an environmental monitoring and analyzing device. The device contains a plurality of sensors, a control unit and a display unit.
Navigation device, route guidance control method in navigation device, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing program
A navigation device mounted in a vehicle travelling in any driving mode out of an automatic driving mode for travelling irrespective of a driver's driving operations and a normal driving mode for travelling according to the driver's driving operations includes a driving mode determination unit for determining whether a driving mode of the vehicle is the automatic driving mode or the normal driving mode, and a route guidance stop control unit for, when the driving mode determination unit determines that a driving mode of the vehicle is the automatic driving mode, stopping route guidance made while the vehicle is travelling in the normal driving mode.. .
Alpine Electronics, Inc.
A refrigeration device executes a chilling operation for cooling an interior so that the temperature of the interior reaches a set temperature that is set within a predetermined temperature range. The refrigeration device has an operation control unit that, in the chilling operation, switches between pull-down control and capacity control for cooling the interior with a cooling capacity lower than that of the pull-down control.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Air-conditioning apparatus support system
An air-conditioning apparatus support system has a smartphone including a gps, a camera, a communication unit that communicates with a center computer, a screen, and a control unit. When the control unit is activated at a location at which the air-conditioning apparatus is installed, the control unit executes a step of assuming a location detected by the gps to be the location at which the air-conditioning apparatus is installed and causing the center computer to register the location, and, after registration has been made, when the control unit is activated at the location at which the air-conditioning apparatus is installed, in the case where the air-conditioning apparatus is registered in the center computer, the control unit causes the screen to display information about the air-conditioning apparatus..
Mitsubishi Electri Corporation
Method for preventing explosion of exhaust gas in decompression processing apparatus
Disclosed is a plasma processing apparatus in which a main control unit is capable of managing the processing situation of an exhaust gas in an exhaust gas processing unit through a dilution controller. The exhaust gas processing unit includes a detoxifying device connected to the outlet of a vacuum pump through an exhaust pipe, a dilution gas source connected to the exhaust pipe near the outlet of the vacuum pump through a dilution gas supply pipe, an mfc and an opening/closing valve installed at the middle of the dilution gas supply pipe, a gas sensor attached to the exhaust pipe on the downstream side of an end (node n) of the dilution gas supply pipe, and a dilution controller configured to control the mfc..
Tokyo Electron Limited
Energy chain device with at least one drive device for long travel paths
An energy chain device includes at least one energy chain for guiding lines, cables, hoses or the like between a fixed and a movable connection region so as to form a curved region between a moved strand and a stationary strand. Each energy chain has a number of links which are connected to one another in a flexible manner and are formed by link plates which are arranged parallel to one another and transverse webs which connect the link plates.
Tsubaki Kabelschlepp Gmbh
Disc brake having a clearance-monitoring device, and monitoring clearance
A disc brake, in particular for a motor vehicle, includes a brake-application device having a brake lever. An adjustment device, which is coupled to the brake-application device, in particular to the brake lever, is provided in order to adjust for the wear of brake pads and a brake disc.
Knorr-bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh
Pressure compensation device and housing component
A pressure compensating device includes a diaphragm and a holding element. The holding element has a bearing surface facing the diaphragm.
Continental Automotive Gmbh
Vaporized fuel processing apparatus
A vaporized fuel processing apparatus has a fuel tank, a canister configured to adsorb vaporized fuel and connected to an internal combustion engine, a vapor path connecting the fuel tank to the canister, a closing valve having a stepping motor and configured to open and close the vapor path, and an electric control unit configured to cause the closing valve to an initial position in order to initialize the closing valve. The electric control unit is configured to determine whether it is in a predetermined initialization permission time when the initialization of the closing valve does not adversely affect running of the internal combustion engine.
Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
Work vehicle and controlling work vehicle
A work vehicle includes an engine, an exhaust gas purification apparatus, a reducing agent tank, an engine coolant circuit, a branch path, a valve, an accepting portion, a valve control unit, a fan, a radiator, a thermostat, and a fan control unit. The valve control unit gives an instruction for an opening operation of the valve in response to the operation instruction from the operator accepted by the accepting portion.
Control device of internal combustion engine and variable valve device of internal combustion engine
A control device of an internal combustion engine includes: a variable valve device including: first and second rocker arms; a cam; a rocker shaft provided with a lubricating oil passage; a pin switching the first and second rocker arms between a coupling state and a non-coupling state; a biasing member biasing the pin; a switching oil passage capable of supplying oil pressure to the pin in a direction opposite to a biasing direction; a lash adjuster; and a supplying oil passage, capable of supplying oil pressure to the pin in the biasing direction of the biasing member and supplying oil pressure into the lash adjuster, a hydraulic pump; an oil pressure control valve; and a control unit controlling the oil pressure control valve to always supply the supplying oil passage with oil pressure higher than oil pressure within the lubricating oil passage, during driving of an internal combustion engine.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
System and blockage detection during an automatic adjustment of a movable vehicle part in a motor vehicle
A system and method are provided for detecting blockages during an automatic adjustment of a movable vehicle part in a motor vehicle equipped with an electric motor drive and an electronic control unit. The drive current as well as the movement speed of the drive are detected by the electronic control unit.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
Device and actuating a motor vehicle closing device
The invention relates to a device and a method for actuating a motor vehicle closing device and in particular a motor vehicle side door. The basic structure comprises a motor and optionally a connected transmission and/or a downstream coupling.
Electronic latch of a motor-vehicle closure device, provided with an improved backup energy source
An electronic latch assembly for a closure device of a motor vehicle, having an actuator group operable to control actuation of the closure device and an electric motor controllable to drive the actuator group and supplied, during a normal operating condition, by a main power source of the motor vehicle providing a main supply voltage (vbatt); the electronic latch assembly has a backup energy source, and a control unit controlling the backup energy source to supply the electric motor during a failure operating condition. The backup energy source has a supercapacitor group, which stores energy during the normal operating condition and provides a backup supply voltage (vsc) to supply the electric motor (9) during the failure operating condition..
Magna Closures Inc.
Crash management system and method in an electronic latch of a motor-vehicle closure device
An electronic latch assembly for a closure device of a motor vehicle, having an actuator group operable for actuation of the closure device and an electric motor controllable to drive the actuator group (6). The electronic latch assembly has a backup energy source, and a control unit controlling the electric motor and the backup energy source to provide a backup supply voltage (vsc) during an emergency operating condition.
Magna Closures Inc.
Actuating an electromagnetic elevator brake for an elevator installation
A device for actuating an electromagnetic elevator brake in an elevator installation includes at least two outlets connected to a coil of the brake, and a control system. Also provided is a switchable dissipation device, which is connected to the two outlets.
Mobile object, system, and storage medium
There is provided a mobile object including an input detection unit configured to detect an input from an outside, an acquisition unit configured to acquire environmental information detected by a sensor in a remote location, in accordance with a content of detection performed by the input detection unit, and a control unit configured to control an actuator other than a driving actuator in accordance with the environmental information acquired by the acquisition unit, the driving actuator relating to movement of the mobile object.. .
C/o Sony Corporation
Mobile terminal and controlling application for vehicle
A mobile terminal and a method for controlling an application for a vehicle are provided. The mobile terminal includes an acceleration sensor configured to detect a motion of the mobile terminal, a magnetic sensor configured to detect a magnetic field, a first control unit configured to determine whether the detected motion and the detected magnetic field correspond to a pre-defined condition of entering a vehicle, and output a signal according to the determination, and a second control unit configured to execute the vehicle application based on the signal received from the first control unit..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
An on-board device, that outputs a control signal to a cleaning control unit that controls accumulation removing units used to remove accumulations settled on a photographic lens in an on-board camera by adopting a plurality of methods, includes: an accumulation detection unit that detects an accumulation settled on the photographic lens from a photographic image output from the on-board camera when a vehicle speed input thereto is equal to or higher than a predetermined vehicle speed; a selection unit that selects an accumulation removing unit adopting a first method among the accumulation removing units adopting the plurality of methods; and a removal decision unit that makes a decision, based upon the photographic image, as to whether or not the accumulation has been removed from the photographic lens through a removal operation performed by the accumulation removing unit adopting the first method, which has been selected by the selection unit, wherein: if the removal decision unit decides that the accumulation has not been removed from the photographic lens, the selection unit selects an accumulation removing unit adopting a second method, different from the accumulation removing unit adopting the first method, based upon a number of times that the removal operation has been performed by engaging the accumulation removing unit adopting the first method.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Warning to a pedestrian in dangerous situation
A method of controlling a vehicle to increase pedestrian protection comprises monitoring data from a plurality of sensors with an electronic control unit and determining a probability that a detected object proximate to the vehicle is a pedestrian. A first warning is provided to the pedestrian with at least one of an audible and visual warning.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
Vehicle seating system
A system and method for controlling movement of a seat in a vehicle includes a lower seat assembly and an upper seat assembly adjustable relative to the lower seat assembly. An actuator assembly pivotally attached between the lower seat assembly and upper seat assembly selectively adjusts the upper seat assembly relative to the lower seat assembly between at least one upright position and at least one folded position.
Backup energy source for automotive systems and related control method
A backup energy source (1) for an automotive system (102) in a motor vehicle (101) is designed to receive a main supply voltage (vbatt), during a normal operating condition, and to provide a backup supply voltage (vsc) during a failure operating condition, different from the normal operating condition. The backup energy source (1) has a control unit (2), and a supercapacitor group (4), operable by the control unit (2) to store energy during the normal operating condition and to provide the backup supply voltage (vsc) during the failure operating condition.
Magna Closures Inc.
Electric charging center with fast-charging stations
An electric-vehicle charging facility is disclosed having at least one load-cycling-resistant energy-storage device. The electric-vehicle charging facility comprises at least one fast-charging station, hooked up to the ac power supply system that is connected via a transfer point to the general power grid, and comprises at least one load-cycling-resistant energy-storage device having an energy-storage device control unit, whereby the load-cycling-resistant energy-storage device is connected via an ac/dc transformer to the ac power supply system the electric-vehicle charging facility in order to store energy drawn from the general power grid and in order to deliver electric energy to the ac power supply system of the electric-vehicle charging facility response to the demand..
Enrichment Technology Deutschland Gmbh
Control 4wd vehicle
A control apparatus for a 4wd vehicle is provided. The control apparatus includes a driving force source, main driving wheels, auxiliary driving wheels, a driving force transmission shaft, a first disconnection mechanism, a second disconnection mechanism, and an electronic control unit.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Control device for 4wd vehicle
Control device for a 4wd vehicle is provided. The 4wd vehicle includes a driving force source, main driving wheels, auxiliary driving wheels, a driving force transmission shaft, a first disconnection mechanism, and a second disconnection mechanism.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Smell generation time predicting device and smell generation time predicting method using the same
A smell generation time predicting device is used for a vehicle air conditioner which includes an evaporator installed in an internal path of an air conditioner case and configured to, when the air conditioner is turned on, cool an air blown into a vehicle room. The device includes a first temperature detector, a second temperature detector, and a control unit.
Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.
Inkjet recording apparatus, inkjet recording method and medium
An inkjet recording apparatus for curing ink ejected onto a base material and forming recorded matter on the base material is provided. The inkjet recording apparatus includes an ejection unit configured to eject the ink onto a first area of the base material and a second area surrounded by the first area, a curing unit configured to cure the ink ejected onto the base material, and a control unit configured to control the curing unit in such a way that a time from ink ejection onto the first area to ink curing is longer than a time from ink ejection onto the second area to ink curing..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Method and plant for building tyres
A plant for building tyres includes a system for managing initial components; a system for managing the manufacturing of semi-finished products starting from one or more initial components; a system for managing the building of a green tyre starting from one or more semi-finished products; and a system for managing the curing of said green tyre. The logical set of a control unit for the plant and/or of one or more from among control units for the management systems and/or of an automatic visual control system is programmed for controlling at least two parameters, assigning to each of these a quality index, discarding a tyre being processed when a quality index corresponding to said discard level is assigned to at least one of said parameters and feedbacking the control result of at least one parameter in order to verify the quality index of the parameters..
Pirelli Tyre S.p.a.
Hand-guided semiautonomous jigsaw
A hand-guided semiautonomous jigsaw includes a tool receiver and an electronic control unit. The tool receiver is configured to receive a saw blade having a cutting edge for sawing along a predefined reference cutting line on an assigned workpiece.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
Equipment for the remote control of fire extinguishers and/or hydrants
An equipment for a remote control of fire extinguishers (10) and/or hydrants, comprising a valve group (16), equipped with a manometer and a pressure switch, which is able to control the operating pressure of the known fire extinguishers (10) and/or hydrants, wherein a plurality of micro-switches (18, 19, 20), connected with a wireless transmitter (21), send the received signals to a remote central control unit (22), that is fully programmable locally or remotely and able to send alarms and/or warnings, depending on the programming carried out, to operators, persons in charge and/or maintainers of fire extinguishers (10) and/or hydrants.. .
Realistic laser acupuncture apparatus
A realistic laser acupuncture apparatus includes a laser device having a laser driver and a laser head. The laser head emits a laser beam moving along a path.
Pulse-width modulation controlling oxygen concentration in anesthetic machine or ventilator
A pulse-width modulation method for controlling oxygen concentration in an anesthetic machine or in a ventilator, comprising the following steps: step a, with a predetermined time interval as one pulse interval, a processing unit divides a breathing cycle into multiple consecutive pulse intervals; step b, a data calculation unit calculates the average inspiratory flow in a certain time interval on the basis of inspiratory flows in one cycle that are detected by a detecting unit, and then calculates the average oxygen flow of this stage on the basis of the average inspiratory flow; and, step c, a control unit selects a solenoid valve and controls the opening and closing times thereof on the basis of the average oxygen flow as calculated in the previous step to implement control of the oxygen flow for each interval.. .
Beijing Aeonmed Co., Ltd.
Mounting device for object to be mounted
A slope having a main plate for changing position between a low position and a high position, and a control unit for controlling position change of the slope, are included. The control unit includes: a first mounting detection means which detects a state of being mounted or a state of not being mounted by a wheelchair with regard to the main plate; a second mounting detection means which detects a state of being mounted or a state of not being mounted by a wheelchair with regard to a ground side plate; a third mounting detection means which detects a state of being mounted or a state of not being mounted by a wheelchair with regard to a vehicle side plate; and a ground detection means which detects whether the end of the ground side plate at the rear side of a vehicle is in contact with a ground surface..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.