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Date/App# patent app List of recent Control Unit-related patents
02/04/16
20160037403 
 Base station device and handover control method patent thumbnailBase station device and handover control method
[problem] to provide a base station device and a handover control method capable of avoiding a situation in which the base station device of a cell becomes overloaded when the cell transitions from an inactive state to an active state. [solution] a base station device (100) having: an adjacent base station information table (150) for storing adjacent base station information that includes handover suppression information correlated with an adjacent cell (200a) managed by an adjacent base station device (200), and also includes the processing capacity index of the adjacent base station device; and a handover control unit (130) for limiting the handover of a mobile terminal device (300) under control to an activated adjacent cell on the basis of the handover suppression information and the processing capacity index when the adjacent cell transitions from an inactive state to an active state..
Nec Corporation


02/04/16
20160037381 
 Communication terminal for a vehicle and  setting a communication configuration thereof patent thumbnailCommunication terminal for a vehicle and setting a communication configuration thereof
Disclosed herein is a communication terminal for a vehicle and a method for setting the communication configuration of the communication terminal for a vehicle, comprising: a first converting unit for receiving and decoding encoded detail traffic information from an on-board equipment for receiving traffic information from a road-side equipment (rse) and extracting detail traffic information for the traffic information; a communication control unit for receiving the decoded detail traffic information from the first converting unit and setting a communication configuration to correspond to the detail traffic information referring to a data storing unit; and a first communication unit for communicating with the communication configuration set in the communication control unit.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037358 
 Relay station, relay method, radio communication system, and radio communication apparatus patent thumbnailRelay station, relay method, radio communication system, and radio communication apparatus
A relay node in a mobile communication network for relaying communications between a base station and a mobile terminal. The relay node includes a first communication unit that communicates with the base station via a backhaul link using at least one of a first modulation method and a first multiplexing method, and a second communication unit that communicates with the mobile terminal via an access link using at least one of a second modulation method and a second multiplexing method.
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160037205 
 User terminal apparatus, display apparatus, user interface providing method and controlling method thereof patent thumbnailUser terminal apparatus, display apparatus, user interface providing method and controlling method thereof
A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus includes a communication interface unit which receives user interface (ui) information data regarding a ui screen corresponding to at least one application displayed on an external apparatus in communication with the external apparatus, a storage unit which stores a ui information conversion format, an information conversion unit which converts the received ui information data using the ui information conversion format, a display unit which displays a ui screen, and a control unit which controls the information conversion unit to convert the ui information data received by the communication interface unit using the ui information conversion format and display on the display unit the ui screen corresponding to the converted ui information data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037202 
 Control device, broadcast receiver,  controlling broadcast receiver, and  providing service patent thumbnailControl device, broadcast receiver, controlling broadcast receiver, and providing service
A control device is provided. The control device includes a communication interface unit which requests and receives menu information from a broadcast receiver, a determination unit which determines a control mode of the control device, a user interface unit which displays the received menu information in a user interface window according to the determined control mode, and a control unit which, if a command to control the broadcast receiver is input through the user interface unit, controls the communication interface unit to transmit the input control command to the broadcast receiver..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037158 
 Image pickup device, calibration system, calibration method, and program patent thumbnailImage pickup device, calibration system, calibration method, and program
An image capturing device 100 includes: an image pickup unit 248; a chart storage unit 240; a chart transmission control unit 242; a calibration necessity determination unit 244 that determines whether or not calibration of the parameters of the point image restoration processing is required based on a calibration image that is obtained by imaging a calibration chart displayed on an external display device using the image pickup unit 248; a calibration control unit 246 that controls the execution of the calibration according to the determination regarding whether or not the calibration is required that has been performed by the calibration necessity determination unit 244; and a calibration execution unit 247.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


02/04/16
20160037155 
 Stereoscopic display device patent thumbnailStereoscopic display device
A stereoscopic display device is provided where the luminance variation encountered when the parallax barrier is switched is reduced for viewing from a wide region. The stereoscopic display device includes: a display panel that displays an image; a switch liquid crystal panel disposed to overlie the display panel and including a liquid crystal layer; a position sensor that obtains positional information about a viewer; and a control unit that receives the positional information from the position sensor and locally applies to the liquid crystal layer a first voltage for rendering the switch liquid crystal panel translucent and a second voltage for rendering the switch liquid crystal panel non-translucent to display a parallax barrier that depends on the positional information.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160037113 
 Photoelectric conversion apparatus, photoelectric conversion system, and driving  the photoelectric conversion apparatus patent thumbnailPhotoelectric conversion apparatus, photoelectric conversion system, and driving the photoelectric conversion apparatus
An output control unit configured to set an amplitude of a signal output to a signal line to be smaller as compared with a case where an amplification unit outputs a signal on the basis of a potential of the input node or put the amplification unit into a non-operating state is provided.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160037079 
 Image pickup apparatus patent thumbnailImage pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes: an optics system that forms an optical image of a subject on an imaging surface; a variable magnification lens that is part of the optics system, that is provided to be movable in a direction of an optical axis of the optics system, and that enlarges or reduces the optical image formed on the imaging surface in association with a movement of the variable magnification lens; a position detection unit that detects a position of the variable magnification lens in the direction of the optical axis; a storage unit that stores output characteristic information about a characteristic of an output of the position detection unit according to a position of the variable magnification lens in the direction of the optical axis; and a driving control unit that performs a control for moving the variable magnification lens on the basis of the output characteristic information.. .
Olympus Corporation


02/04/16
20160037074 
 Characteristic image display apparatus patent thumbnailCharacteristic image display apparatus
A characteristic image display apparatus includes a characteristics extraction unit that divides a captured image into a plurality of blocks and extracts a characteristic color from each block, a band-like image creation unit that creates a band-like image that is obtained by arranging in a line small single-color images based on characteristic colors of blocks of the captured image, and a display control unit that displays a band-like image sequence that is obtained by arranging the plurality of created band-like images.. .
Olympus Corporation


02/04/16
20160037046 

Image capturing apparatus and control method therefor


An image capturing apparatus comprises: an image capturing unit; an image capture control unit configured to control the image capturing unit to repeat image capture of frame images under different exposures; a development unit configured to apply development processing to each of the captured frame images; and a composition unit configured to generate a composite image by compositing temporally consecutive images that have been developed by the development unit, wherein the development unit generates, from one of the captured frame images, a first image and a second image that are associated with different development parameters, and the composition unit composites images generated using the same development parameter among images generated from the captured frame images that are temporally consecutive.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160036998 

Image processing apparatus and system for controlling processing for writing configuration data to partial reconfiguration area, and information processing method


An image processing apparatus includes an identification unit configured to identify a circuit function required to execute a job, a reading unit configured to read use state information of partial reconfiguration unit areas, a determination unit configured to determine an unused partial reconfiguration unit area as a writing destination based on the use state information read by the reading unit, a selection unit configured to select configuration data based on both the circuit function identified by the identification unit and the partial reconfiguration unit area determined as a writing destination by the determination unit, and a control unit configured to control processing for writing the configuration data selected by the selection unit to the partial reconfiguration unit area determined as a writing destination.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160036937 

Memory system allowing host to easily transmit and receive data


According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a non-volatile semiconductor memory device, a control unit, a memory as a work area, a wireless communication module, and an extension register. The control unit controls the non-volatile semiconductor memory device.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


02/04/16
20160036897 

System and providing recommendation content


A system and method for providing recommendation content is disclosed. A cloud storage server for recommending content includes a storage unit for providing a folder that stores content of a user in the cloud storage server; a communication unit for providing a device of the user with information regarding the content stored in the folder of the user; and a control unit for determining recommendation content that is to be recommended to the user among contents in the cloud storage server based on the content of the user stored in the folder, storing reference information for accessing the determined recommendation content in the folder of the user included in the cloud storage server, and controlling the communication unit to provide the device of the user with the reference information of the recommendation content such that the device of the user accesses the recommendation content..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036843 

Connected home system with cyber security monitoring


A regional monitoring system includes a system control unit. A plurality of security related detectors are coupled to the control unit.
Honeywell International Inc.


02/04/16
20160036525 

System for optical data transmission, optical data receive unit, optical data transmit unit and optical data communication


A system for optical data transmission has at least a first optical data transmission component that has a first optical data receive unit. They system further has a second optical data transmission component that has a first optical data transmit unit, and the system further has at least one optical waveguide, through which the first optical data receive unit and the first optical data transmit unit connected and through which data are transmitted from the first optical data transmit unit to the first optical data receive unit.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


02/04/16
20160036474 

Radio communication using multiple antennas and localization variables


The invention relates to a method for radio communication using multiple antennas and localization variables, and to an apparatus for radio communication using multiple antennas and localization variables. An apparatus for radio communication of the invention comprises: 4 antennas, the 4 antennas forming an antenna array; a radio device; a sensor unit estimating a plurality of localization variables; an antenna tuning apparatus having 4 antenna ports, each of the antenna ports being coupled to one of the antennas through a feeder, the antenna tuning apparatus having 4 radio ports, each of the radio ports being coupled to the radio device through an interconnection; and a tuning control unit, the tuning control unit receiving a tuning instruction generated automatically within the apparatus for radio communication, the tuning control unit delivering a plurality of tuning control signals to the antenna tuning apparatus..
Tekcem


02/04/16
20160036463 

Data storage device and protecting a data item against unauthorized access


A method for protecting a data item against unauthorized access and a data processing device is disclosed comprising a memory unit and a memory control unit to protect data items stored in the memory unit against prohibited access. Upon a write access the memory control unit forms a first data word comprising a data item and a first key; computes a first error-detection code; and stores the data item along with the first error-detection code.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036417 

Calibration circuit, integrated circuit having calibration circuit, and calibration method


A calibration circuit for calibrating a device to be calibrated includes a variable current generator, a circuit component, and a control unit. The variable current generator generates a variable current responsive to variations of a supply voltage relative to a predetermined voltage level.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036405 

Improved dynamic compressor with "release" feature


A dynamic range compressor includes an input terminal for receiving input signal to be compressed, an amplifier unit for amplifying the signal to be compressed by an amplification factor, for deriving a compressed output signal, an output terminal for supplying the compressed output signal, a first envelope detector unit for deriving a first envelope signal from the input signal, and an amplifier control unit for generating an amplifier control signal in dependence of an envelope signal. Further including a second envelope detector unit for deriving a second envelope signal from the input signal, a first signal level prediction unit for generating a first prediction signal from the first envelope signal, a second signal level prediction unit for generating a second prediction signal from the second envelope signal, and a signal combination unit for combining the first and second prediction signals to generate a combined prediction signal..
Institut FÜr Rundfunktechnik Gmbh


02/04/16
20160036359 

Inverter apparatus


An inverter apparatus includes an inverter circuit, a capacitor, and a control unit. In the first control mode, the control unit shifts a phase of at least one of pwm signals of three phases such that a time period during which polarities of output voltages of three phases are the same is shorter in the first control mode than the time period in the second control mode; and controls the inverter circuit so as to supply a direct current to the three-phase ac motor as a d-axis current by outputting the pwm signals of three phases, each having a phase after the phase shift processing.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki


02/04/16
20160036317 

Power conversion device


A power conversion device located between an ac power source and a load includes: a rectifier circuit unit that rectifies a voltage of the ac power source; a smoothing unit that smooths a dc voltage on the load side of the rectifier circuit unit; a short-circuiting unit that short-circuits the ac power source; a step-up reactor—located on the ac power source side of the short-circuiting unit; at least one of a reactor current detecting unit—that detects the current of the step-up reactor and a bus voltage detecting unit that detects an output voltage of the smoothing unit; a counterflow preventing element that prevents a counterflow of the current from the smoothing unit to the ac power source; a switching control unit that outputs a control signal for the short-circuiting unit; and a switching frequency changing unit that changes a frequency of the control signal using a logic operation.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


02/04/16
20160036286 

Drive apparatus


A drive apparatus includes a power module, a connector and a heat sink. The connector is used for electric connection to an external side and has a flange, which is formed on its peripheral wall.
Denso Corporation


02/04/16
20160036259 

Controllable energy transfer between portable devices


An energy transfer apparatus includes a cable having first end with a first connector operably coupled thereto and a second end with a second connector operably coupled thereto. The energy transfer apparatus also includes a control unit coupled to the cable.
Elwha Llc


02/04/16
20160035534 

Method for analyzing and/or processing an object as well as a particle beam device for carrying out the method


The application relates to a method for analyzing, in particular for imaging, and/or processing of an object as well as a particle beam device for carrying out this method. In particular, the particle beam device of this application is an electron beam device and/or an ion beam device.
Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh


02/04/16
20160035383 

Thermal-assisted magnetic recording device capable of writing magnetic patterns on lower multi-step driving signals


According to one embodiment, there is provided a magnetic disk device including a light irradiation element and a control unit. The light irradiation element is configured to irradiate a magnetic disk with light according to a driving signal.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


02/04/16
20160035351 

Display device, controlling display device, and program


A head mounted display device includes an image display unit that allows a user to visually recognize an image and through which outside scenery is transmitted and a microphone that detects a voice. In addition, the head mounted display device further includes a data acquisition unit that acquires data and an additional data display control unit that allows the image display unit to display an image based on the voice detected by the microphone and the data acquired by the data acquisition unit when the outside scenery is visually recognized by the user through the image display unit..
Seiko Epson Corporation


02/04/16
20160035325 

Display device, display control circuit, and display method


A display device displaying image information transmitted from a main body device on a display, the display device includes: an obtaining unit configured to obtain state information of a monitoring object related to a state of the display device; and a control unit configured to update an update table storing the state information in response to periodically obtaining the state information from the obtaining unit, update state display information for visually displaying the state information stored in the update table, and display the state display information in a state of being superimposed on the image information for a given period.. .
Fujitsu Limited


02/04/16
20160035313 

Video signal transmission apparatus, play system and video signal transmission method


There is provided a video signal transmission apparatus, a play system and a transmission method. The video signal transmission apparatus comprises: a first interface configured to be connected with a video signal source; a second interface configured to be connected with a display device; a signal receiving unit and a control unit arranged between the first interface and the second interface, the control unit being connected with the display device through the second interface and the signal receiving unit being connected with the video signal source through the first interface.
Beijing Boe Vision-electronic Technology Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035310 

Display device and its working method


The disclosure discloses a display device comprising a display unit; a support unit for supporting the display unit; a plurality of sensors, each of which is used for sensing a signal emitted by a signal source to identify the distance between the signal source and the sensor; a positioning unit for determining the position of the signal source according to a plurality of identified distances; and a control unit for adjusting the form and/or azimuth of the display unit according to the determined position of the signal source. The display device of the disclosure can automatically regulates the form and/or azimuth of the display screen according to the position of a viewer or a signal source such as an infrared remote controller, thereby realizing a best viewing angle and a best viewing effect for the user..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035291 

Electronic label system


An electronic label system including a control unit and a plurality of electronic label units is provided. The control unit transmits wireless power.
Sipix Technology Inc.


02/04/16
20160035264 

Display device and driving the same


Display device and method of driving the same are provided. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a display device includes a display unit which includes a plurality of pixels, and a control unit which adjusts luminance by maintaining the same gamma gray voltage during a plurality of frames and changing a dimming gain ratio of input data in each frame if a luminance level changes during the frames..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035212 

Location system for a misplaced item


A mechanical or capacitive switch and an illuminated button are provided on the exterior surface of a control unit comprises a location system for a misplaced item. The switch selects whether an audible beacon, a visible beacon, or both will be provided, and the button pages a beacon unit when pressed.

02/04/16
20160035155 

Duty cycle recording estimation of damage and remaining life of drivetrain components


A duty cycle recording system and method is disclosed for a vehicle with a drivetrain having a plurality of components and sensors. The duty cycle recording system may include a control unit and communication link.
Deere & Company


02/04/16
20160035148 

Securely providing diagnostic data from a vehicle to a remote server using a diagnostic tool


A communication system in a vehicle is described and various methods for securely providing diagnostic data between a vehicle and a remote server using a vehicle diagnostic tool. The method may include the steps of: receiving at the remote from the diagnostic tool both a challenge question and encrypted data acquired by the diagnostic tool from a vehicle electronic control unit; using the challenge question to determine how to decrypt the encrypted data; and decrypting the encrypted data at the remote server..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


02/04/16
20160035147 

Establishing secure communication for vehicle diagnostic data


A vehicle diagnostic communication system and a method of establishing a secure diagnostic session at a vehicle is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: providing a seed value from an electronic control unit (ecu) to a vehicle diagnostics tool; determining a first challenge response at the diagnostics tool, a remote server coupled to the diagnostics tool, or both, wherein the first challenge response is calculated using the seed value and one or more iterations of a key derivation function; providing the first challenge response to the ecu; and if the first challenge response is validated at the ecu, conducting a diagnostic session between the diagnostics tool and the ecu..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


02/04/16
20160035141 

Image processing device, image processing method, and program


There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit storing feature data indicating a feature of appearance of one or more physical objects; an environment map building unit for building an environment map based on an input image obtained by imaging a real space and the feature data, the environment map representing a position of a physical object present in the real space; a control unit for acquiring procedure data for a set of procedures of operation to be performed in the real space, the procedure data defining a correspondence between a direction for each procedure and position information designating a position at which the direction is to be displayed; and a superimposing unit for generating an output image by superimposing the direction for each procedure at a position in the input image determined based on the environment map and the position information, using the procedure data.. .
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160035137 

Display device, controlling display device, and program


A head mounted display device includes an image display unit which is used by being mounted on a body of a user, through which outside scenery is transmitted, and which displays an image such that the image is visually recognizable together with the outside scenery. The head mounted display device includes a target detection unit that detects a target of the user in a visual line direction and a data acquisition unit that acquires data of the image displayed by the image display unit.
Seiko Epson Corporation


02/04/16
20160035118 

Display control device, display control method, and program


There is provided a display control device including an operation detection unit configured to detect an enlargement operation on any image displayed within a display screen among a plurality of images having a predetermined relation, and a display control unit configured to determine a display area of the image based on the detected enlargement operation and to cause a portion corresponding to the display area to be enlarged and displayed for each of the images displayed within the display screen.. .
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160035117 

Image display apparatus, image display method, and storage medium


Provided is an image display apparatus that includes an automatic recognition unit configured to automatically recognize a plurality of objects included in an image; a management unit configured to manage information related to the automatically recognized object as management information; a display control unit configured to display the object of the image on the screen based on the management information; and a specification unit configured to specify an object included in the image, wherein the management unit adds information related to the object specified by the specification unit to the management information, and the display control unit displays the object of the image based on the management information to which the information related to the specified object is added.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034800 

Printing apparatus, controlling method thereof and storage medium


A printing apparatus includes a printing unit that prints images on sheets, a sheet processing unit that executes bookbinding processing on sheets on which images have been printed by the printing unit, a stack control unit that stacks, in a stacking unit, bookbinding products on which bookbinding processing has been executed by the sheet processing unit, a setting unit that sets whether or not to activate a stacking limit of bookbinding products to be stacked on the stacking unit by the stack limiting unit, and a control unit that performs control so as to stop stacking in the stacking unit by the stack control unit in accordance with the stacking limit in the case where the stacking limit of bookbinding products has been set to activated by the setting unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034768 

Around view monitoring apparatus and method thereof


An around-view monitoring (avm) apparatus including a camera module for obtaining a plurality of video images from around a vehicle; a display unit for displaying an around-view video image; and a control unit for composing the plurality of video images to generate an around-view video image, detecting a first parking line and a second parking line from the around-view video image, tracking the detected first and second parking lines, and generating an imaginary parking line when any one of the first and second parking lines is not tracked to control the display unit to output the around-view video image.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034764 

Wearable imaging member and spectroscopic optical sensor for food identification and nutrition modification


This invention is a wearable device or system for identification and quantification of food comprising an imaging member (such as a camera) that takes pictures of nearby food, an optical sensor (such as a spectroscopic optical sensor) which collects data concerning light that is reflected from this food, an attachment mechanism (such as a wrist band), and an image-analyzing member (such as a data control unit). This invention can further comprise a computer-to-human interface which modifies a person's nutritional intake based on identification of unhealthy vs.

02/04/16
20160034739 

Biometric identification device having sensor electrodes with masking function


A biometric identification device includes a substrate, plural sensor electrodes; plural selectors, plural selection traces, plural sensing signal readout lines, and a control unit. The sensor electrodes disposed on the substrate.
Superc-touch Corporation


02/04/16
20160034699 

Mobile device, information managementsystem and storage medium


A location information acquisition unit (25) acquires location information for pointing a current location. A first transmission unit (21) sends, via a network to a management device (100), access request information used for requesting access to information acquisition units (23), (24), attached with the location information acquired by the location information acquisition unit (25).
13 Systems, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034369 

Disk array apparatus and control disk array apparatus


A more space-saving capacity is realized by: preventing performance deterioration when a controller failure occurs; and reserving and releasing an usage area of the storage medium used on that occasion by internally measuring an operation load and a processing capability possessed by the apparatus and calculating a capacity required for maintaining a write cache periodically. In a disk array apparatus, the controller comprising: a host control unit to control reception of data from a host; a memory control unit to control a first memory and a second memory, the second memory for duplicating data with the first memory at a time of a controller failure, to set a free space of the second memory by making a free space of the first memory be increased and decreased in a predetermined time interval; and an hdd control unit to control sending and receiving of data to and from the disk array..
Nec Corporation


02/04/16
20160034281 

Instruction processing system and method


An instruction processing system is provided. The system includes a central processing unit (cpu), a memory system and an instruction control unit.
Shanghai Xinhao Microelectronics Co. Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034263 

Information processing apparatus, function extension information processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium


An information processing apparatus provided with an extension unit for performing control to download and install an extension program for extending functionality, the extension unit comprises: a first control unit that performs control to download from an external server an introduction program that provides information about the extension program which can be downloaded, and installs the introduction program; an obtaining unit that obtains, from the installed introduction program, information about the extension program; a provision unit that provides a screen for displaying the obtained information about the extension program and for receiving an instruction to install the extension program; and a second control unit that, in response to the instruction by a user via the screen, performs control to use key information included in the obtained information to download and install the extension program.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034251 

Display device, controlling display device, and program


A head mounted display device is used by being mounted on a body of a user and includes an image display unit through which outside scenery is transmitted and which displays an image such that the image is visually recognizable together with the outside scenery. Further, the head mounted display device includes a right headphone and a left headphone outputting a sound.
Seiko Epson Corporation


02/04/16
20160034231 

Printing apparatus and print control method


There is provided a printing apparatus for conveying a print medium and performing printing on the conveyed print medium, the printing apparatus including a print data acquisition unit configured to acquire print data in which digital watermark information is added to image data, the digital watermark information being used to identify a position of an image of the image data on a print medium, a printing unit configured to print an image on a print medium based on the print data, a conveyance information acquisition unit configured to acquire information relating to conveyance of a print medium, based on information on the position of the image that is obtained by detection of digital watermark information in an image read by a reading unit, and a print control unit configured to control printing by the printing unit, based on the acquired information relating to conveyance.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034230 

Printing apparatus and print control method


There is provided a printing apparatus that conveys a print medium and performs printing on the conveyed print medium, the printing apparatus including a print data generation unit configured to generate print data by performing predetermined pseudo halftone processing of image data to be printed for quantizing the image data; a pattern data generation unit configured to generate print data on a detection pattern by performing the same predetermined pseudo halftone processing of data on the detection pattern for quantizing the data on the detection pattern; a pattern printing unit configured to print a detection pattern based on the generated print data on the detection pattern; a measuring unit configured to measure the printed detection pattern; and a print control unit configured to control printing based on the print data generated for the image data, based on a measurement result of the detection pattern.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034226 

Data storage device, storing data, and on-vehicle control apparatus


A memory having a plurality of storage blocks, and a memory control unit, are included, and each of the storage blocks is partitioned into a management data area and an actual data area. The management data area stores therein writing-in-progress management data indicating that writing of actual data has started, validity management data indicating that the writing of the actual data has been completed, and pre-erasure management data indicating that stored actual data have been brought into an erasable state.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034219 

System and calibration of memory interface during low power operation


The memory interface unit may include a timing unit that may generate timing signals for controlling read and write access to the memory unit, and a control unit that may calibrate the timing unit at predetermined intervals. The memory interface unit may be configured to operate in a normal mode and a low power mode.

02/04/16
20160034217 

Memory controller configured to control data sanitization and memory system including the same


Provided is a memory controller configured to control data sanitization. The memory controller includes a sanitization information storing unit configured to store first information or second information in a non-volatile manner, and a control unit configured to store the first information in the sanitization information storing unit when sanitization of data stored in a non-volatile memory has completed in response to a sanitization command of a host and store the second information in the sanitization information storing unit in response to a write command of the host..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034216 

Semiconductor device


A semiconductor device includes a first processing unit configured to perform a calculation by using data stored in a memory; and a memory path controller configured to communicate with the first processing unit and control the memory for the first processing unit to perform the calculation, wherein the memory path controller includes an address region control unit configured to divide an address space of the memory to include a secure address and a non-secure address and permit the first processing unit to access the secure address or the non-secure address, and a first content firewall unit connected with the address region control unit and configured to prevent the first processing unit from writing secure contents in the non-secure address.. .

02/04/16
20160034098 

Portable terminal, control method and program


There is provided a portable terminal including a display panel having a display surface with a touch pad, an area management unit which defines a plurality of display areas formed by dividing the display surface, and a display control unit which performs control on an image display in each display area. In a state where two display areas are defined with a first boundary line, in response to a touch operation on the touch pad, the area management unit determines, based on a touch position of the touch operation, a second boundary line passing one point on the first boundary line and one point within a predetermined range from the touch position and defines two areas which are formed by dividing an object area of the two display areas with the second boundary line, as first and second display areas in place of the object area..
Kyocera Corporation


02/04/16
20160034096 

Flat self-luminous touch switch


A flat self-luminous touch switch, including: a self-luminous touch unit, including at least one flat self-luminous pixel and a pixel driving interface; and a switch control unit, including a first driving interface and a second driving interface, wherein, the first driving interface is coupled with the pixel driving interface to provide at least one pixel driving signal and transmit a touch detection signal; and the second driving interface provides an analog switch channel and/or at least one digital output signal according to a detection result of the touch detection signal.. .
Rich Ip Technology Inc.


02/04/16
20160034089 

Touch input device and touch input detecting method


A touch input device that includes an operation input unit, a control unit, a memory unit and a display unit. The operation input unit includes a pressing sensor and a touch sensor.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034082 

Touch control unit, array substrate, display device, and touch control method


A touch control unit includes a control module, a sensing module, and an output module. The control module is connected to a control line and the sensing module.
Hefei Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034035 

Acceleration sense presentation apparatus, acceleration sense presentation method, and acceleration sense presentation system


An acceleration sense presentation apparatus includes a vibrator group including a plurality of vibrators; an input unit to which information having directivity is inputted; and a vibration control unit for continuously switching a vibrator to be vibrated based on the information having directivity.. .
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160033948 

Control system


A plurality of pieces of candidate information capable of serving as device identification information are divided into a plurality of groups in advance. Each of the plurality of groups is provided with group identification information.
Pioneer Corporation


02/04/16
20160033913 

Image forming apparatus with first and second power supply


An image forming apparatus includes a first power supply unit configured to generate first output power, a second power supply unit configured to generate second output power, a switching unit disposed on the primary side of the second power supply unit, a monitoring unit configured to monitor the second output power generated by the second power supply unit, a power source control unit supplied with the first output power, and configured to turn the switching unit on or off, and a control unit supplied with the first output power, and configured to control operations of the power source control unit. When the second output power is lower than a threshold value, the power source control unit turns the switching unit off and then back to on in a state where the first output power generated by the first power supply unit is supplied to the control unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160033772 

Head mounted display device for displaying image and method thereof


A head mounted display (hmd) device, a method by the hmd of displaying an image, a non-transitory computer readable recording medium, and a chipset are provided. The hmd device includes a color information obtaining unit configured to obtain color information regarding a lens arranged at a portion of the hmd device; and a control unit configured to output an image modified based on the color information via a display unit arranged at the hmd device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160033753 

Image acquiring apparatus


An image acquiring apparatus configured to acquire an image of an object, including: an imaging optical system; an image taking element; a changing mechanism configured to change a posture of the object or the image taking element; a control unit configured to calculate a control target value; and a correcting mechanism configured to correct the posture such that a reached posture approaches the target posture, wherein the control unit compares reached image data obtained as a result that the image taking element actually takes an image of a correction chart whereof drawing information is known in a state that the posture is the reached posture, and target image data which is expected to be obtained when the image taking element takes an image of the correction chart in a state that the posture is the target posture to calculate a correction value of the posture.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160033584 

Method of forming a sequencing system and structure therefor


In one embodiment, a sequencing system includes a plurality of integrated circuits connected in a daisy chain arrangement, where each integrated circuit has an led load connection. The system includes a diagnostic circuit which signals to the control unit that an open circuit condition has been detected, thereby turning off all led loads..
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc


02/04/16
20160033555 

Flux-gate current sensor with additional frequency measuring


A current sensor arrangement for measuring an effective primary current in a primary conductor having a magnetic core for magnetic coupling of the primary conductor to a secondary conductor and a controlled voltage source connected to the secondary conductor and configured to apply a voltage with adjustable polarity to the secondary conductor so that a secondary current passes through the secondary conductor. A measurement and control unit is coupled to the secondary conductor and configured to generate a measuring signal that represents the secondary current, to continuously detect the occurrence of magnetic saturation in the core, and to reverse the polarity of the voltage upon the detection thereof in order to reverse magnetization of the core.
Vacuumschmelze Gmbh & Co. Kg


02/04/16
20160033335 

Optical temperature sensor and controlling same


An optical temperature sensor includes an light-emitting-side measurement unit to measure a first light intensity of a measuring beam and a second light intensity of a reference beam, and a light-receiving-side measurement unit to measure a third light intensity of a first reflected beam of the measuring beam and a fourth light intensity of a second reflected beam of the reference beam. The optical temperature sensor further includes a control unit to adjust at least one of a first control target value of the first light intensity and a second control target value of the second light intensity based on at least one of the third light intensity and the fourth light intensity.
Tokyo Electron Limited


02/04/16
20160033288 

Vehicle power-supplying system


A movable vehicle power-supplying system of the present disclosure includes power-supplying coils configured to wirelessly supply power to a movable vehicle and provided in a place in which the movable vehicle can stop, a positioning mark provided at a position at predetermined distances from the power-supplying coils, a power-receiving coil provided in the movable vehicle and configured to receive power from the power-supplying coils, a distance identification means provided in the movable vehicle and configured to identify distances between the power-supplying coils and the movable vehicle by detecting the positioning mark, and a control unit configured to assist running of the movable vehicle to the power-supplying coils based on the distances between the power-supplying coils and the movable vehicle identified by the distance identification means.. .
Ihi Corporation


02/04/16
20160033176 

Thermally driven environmental control unit


The present invention regards a thermally driven, environmental control unit including, in a closed fluid-flow, non-pressurized circuit, a mixing heat exchanger, a heat recovery unit, a fractionator/evaporator, and one or more condensers. The system is designed to include at least one solute and a solvent, selected so that the mixture of each solute and the solvent produce an enthalpy change of between about 5 to 30 kj/mol for cooling and −10 to −200 kj/mol for heating.
Applied Research Associates, Inc.


02/04/16
20160033102 

Illumination system


An illumination system includes: a light irradiation unit that projects light toward a predetermined illumination area; an image acquisition unit that acquires an image of the illumination area; an object detecting unit that detects a shading object based on image information of the illumination area, acquired by the image acquisition unit; an information generating unit that generates the control information for setting each of the plurality of reflecting mirrors to an on state or an off state such that a plurality of irradiation patterns are alternately irradiated, each of the plurality of irradiation patterns having different arrangement of the dark pixels and the light pixels from each other; and an irradiation control unit that controls the light irradiation unit based on the generated control information.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160033033 

Traveling work vehicle


A traveling work vehicle includes a gear-shifting control unit that outputs a gear-shifting control command to a main gear-shifting apparatus for shifting gears without cutting off power transmission, a sub gear-shifting apparatus for shifting gears by cutting off power transmission, and a first operation unit and a second operation unit that provide gear-shifting, upshifting or downshifting, operation commands to the gear-shifting control unit. The gear-shifting control unit has a first travel control section that generates a gear-shifting control command for shifting gears in the main gear-shifting apparatus in response to the gear-shifting operation command from the first operation unit in a work traveling mode, and a second travel control section that generates a gear-shifting control command for shifting gears in the sub gear-shifting apparatus in response to the gear-shifting operation command from the second operation unit in the work traveling mode..
Kubota Corporation


02/04/16
20160032989 

Method and controlling clutch using fail-safe valve


Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for controlling a clutch using a fail-safe valve, and the apparatus includes: a fail-safe valve which is moved to the left or right according to an on-off operation of an on-off solenoid valve; and a control unit configured to control the fail-safe valve through the on-off solenoid valve; wherein when engine torque is a predetermined reference value or more, the control unit turns off the on-off solenoid valve to move the fail-safe valve for applying line pressure to the clutch, and when the engine torque is lower than the predetermined reference value, the control unit turns on the on-off solenoid valve to move the fail-safe valve for applying control pressure to the clutch.. .
Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160032947 

Construction machine


A hydraulic excavator includes control valves connected to a head-side chamber of a boom cylinder, an operating unit configured to switch the control valves, lock valves each provided between the head-side chamber and each of the control valves, and an operation control unit that controls the operation of the lock valves. The lock valves each have a valve element that is configured to move between a locking position at which the discharge of hydraulic oil from the head-side chamber is restricted and an unlocking position at which the discharge of the hydraulic oil from the head-side chamber is allowed.
Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160032891 

Wind turbine and operating a wind turbine


The invention relates to a wind turbine that comprises a rotor (106) having at least two rotor blades (108), an electrical generator that is directly or indirectly coupled to the rotor (106) of the wind turbine and said generator generates electrical power while the rotor (106) rotates, and a control unit (120) for controlling the operation of the wind turbine. The control unit (120) activates a first malfunction operating mode if parameters of a supply network exceed or fall below a threshold value.
Wobben Properties Gmbh


02/04/16
20160032884 

Fuel property determination internal combustion engine


A fuel property determination apparatus for an internal combustion engine is applied to an internal combustion engine that is equipped with an ignition plug and an ignition timing controller. An electronic control unit provided in the fuel property determination apparatus executes a determination process of making a determination on a property of a fuel supplied to the internal combustion engine based on an ignition sufficiency ratio, during a predetermined period after startup of the internal combustion engine.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160032858 

Method and system for determining causes of engine stop using ignition power monitoring


A method for determining causes of engine stop using ignition power monitoring may include performing ignition power holding determination to determine, in a state in which a vehicle is started and an engine is driven, whether the vehicle is in a key-on state, to which power is consistently applied, in order to hold the starting of the engine of the vehicle. The method also includes performing power-off recognition time comparison by comparing, when ignition power is turned off and the engine is stopped, a time required to recognize ignition power-off in an ecu (electronic control unit) with a preset ignition power-off recognition time for failure determination.
Kia Motors Corporation


02/04/16
20160032851 

Electronic control unit of internal combustion engine and method thereof


An electronic control unit of the present invention includes: a demand generation level that generates and outputs a demand value concerning various kinds of functions; a physical quantity mediation level that aggregates and mediates the demand value for each predetermined physical quantity; and a controlled variable setting level that sets a controlled variable of the actuator based on the mediated demand value and transmits a signal in a single direction from a higher level to a lower level. A controlled variable mediation level that aggregates and mediates demand values expressed with controlled variables of the actuators set on the controlled variable setting level and a demand value transmitted from the demand generation level not through the physical quantity mediation level, together with demand values mediated by the physical quantity mediation level is provided below the controlled variable setting level..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160032815 

Cooling a hybrid powertrain of a motor vehicle


A cooling system for a hybrid powertrain of a motor vehicle comprising an internal combustion engine and an electric traction assembly, comprising a main circuit that can be traversed by a coolant in order to cool the internal combustion engine to a first temperature level and a secondary circuit that can be traversed by a coolant to cool the electric traction assembly to a second temperature level, lower than the first level, each of the circuits and comprising a radiator capable of cooling the coolant by means of heat exchange with an air flow, at least one hydraulic pump for circulating the coolant in the coolant circuits, and one electronic control unit capable of controlling the hydraulic pumps. The control unit comprises a module for recovering information on the dynamics of the vehicle and a module for controlling the flow from the hydraulic pumps on the basis of that information..
Renault S.a.s.


02/04/16
20160032717 

Lwd resistivity imaging tool with adjustable sensor pads


A logging while drilling tool for measuring a geological formation surrounding a wellbore includes a tool body having one or more sensor pads. Each sensor pad is coupled to the tool body by an extendable coupling that is operable to adjust the radial position of the sensor pad by extending away from or retracting toward the tool body.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


02/04/16
20160032703 

System for centralized monitoring and control of electric powered hydraulic fracturing fleet


A system and method are disclosed for centralized monitoring and control of a hydraulic fracturing operation. The system includes an electric powered fracturing fleet and a centralized control unit coupled to the electric powered fracturing fleet.
Us Well Services Llc


02/04/16
20160032571 

Piezoelectric touch-controlled faucet


The present invention relates to a piezoelectric touch-controlled faucet, falling under the technical field of automatic faucets. The faucet comprises a first end connected to a water supply source, a second end having a water outlet for the faucet, and a passage arranged between the first end and the second end for directing the water from the first end to the second end.
Artika For Living Inc.


02/04/16
20160032563 

Work vehicle and control same


A control unit has a connection determining unit and a motor switch control unit. The connection determining unit determines whether assistance from a third motor is required or not.
Komatsu Ltd.


02/04/16
20160031683 

Remote-controlled crane


The present disclosure concerns a crane, in particular a tower crane, telescopic boom crane, harbour crane and the like, with a load hook that can be raised or lowered via movable crane elements, and moved within a crane working area by operating drive units associated with the crane elements. The crane is provided with a control unit with input means to control the drive units.
Liebherr-components Biberach Gmbh


02/04/16
20160031670 

Sheet processing apparatus that applies an adhesive for binding sheets


A sheet processing apparatus includes a sheet tray on which one or more sheets to be processed are placed, an adhesive applying unit having an end portion that faces the sheet tray and holds an adhesive material and configured to move towards the sheet tray up to a position at which the end portion is in contact with or proximate to a sheet on the sheet tray and apart from the sheet tray, a pressing member configured to move into and out of a moving path of the adhesive applying unit and a control unit. The control unit is configured to cause the pressing member to be in the moving path of the adhesive applying unit when the pressing member is moved towards the sheet tray, such that the pressing member is pressed against a sheet on the sheet tray by the adhesive applying unit..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160031668 

Transport apparatus and recording apparatus


A transport apparatus includes a plurality of rollers that transport a medium, a detection unit that detects a rotation amount of each of the rollers, and a control unit that controls driving of each of the rollers. The control unit controls the driving of each of the rollers using a correction value that corresponds to a rotation amount from an origin position of the corresponding roller..
Seiko Epson Corporation


02/04/16
20160031552 

Systems and methods for aircraft brake sensors


An aircraft brake system may include a linear variable differential transformer (“lvdt”). A brake control unit (“bcu”) may measure an output voltage from the lvdt.
Goodrich Corporation


02/04/16
20160031541 

Watercraft and marine propulsion device


A watercraft includes a hull, an engine, a fuel supply system, a phase separation detecting sensor, a control unit, and an informing device. The engine is attached to the hull.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160031447 

Driving support system


A driving support system includes a device control unit that outputs operation control signals to a travel operation device causing a traveling vehicle body to travel and a work operation device causing a ground work apparatus to operate. A recorder records control data in execution processing order as a work/travel sequence.
Kubota Corporation


02/04/16
20160031438 

Hybrid vehicle control device


A hybrid vehicle control device is provided with an engine, a motor, a mode switching mechanism and an engine start control unit. The motor is disposed in a drive system between the engine and a driving wheel for starting the engine and driving the driving wheel.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160031429 

Electromotive drive device used in engine-driven vehicle


An electromotive drive device including a small motor and a small-capacity battery more effectively improves the fuel economy of an engine-driven vehicle. An electromotive drive device includes: a motor for driving a vehicle; a battery storing electrical energy to rotate the motor; an inverter; a converting mechanism transmitting rotation of the motor to a drive shaft at a predetermined conversion ratio independently of a conversion ratio at which an engine is driven; and a control unit controlling an operation of the inverter.
Panasonic Corporation


02/04/16
20160031326 

Vehicular brake system


The present invention addresses the problem of providing a vehicular brake system that uses both friction braking force generated by an electrical braking unit and regenerative braking force generated by a regenerative braking unit, and can reduce a shortage in braking force when a slip has occurred on a wheel and antilock control is activated. The vehicular brake system includes: an electrical braking unit that supplies operational pressure generated in operational fluid by an electrical brake actuator to wheel cylinders and thereby applies friction braking force to wheels; a regenerative braking unit for applying regenerative braking force generated by an electrical motor to a driving wheel; and an antilock control unit for activating antilock control that increases and decreases the friction braking force to stop slip of a wheel..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160031324 

Method and system for diagnosing charging state


A method for diagnosing charging state may include a diagnostic trouble code generation step of generating a diagnostic trouble code (dtc) when the state for charging a battery from an alternator is abnormal in the state in which the alternator is operating to charge the battery while a vehicle is traveling, and then storing diagnostic trouble code in an ecu (electronic control unit), and a diagnostic trouble code release step of deleting the diagnostic trouble code in the ecu when the state for charging the battery from the alternator is returned to be normal.. .
Kia Motors Corporation


02/04/16
20160031247 

Image recording device


An image recording device includes a maintenance mechanism that conducts maintenance of recording head and a maintenance mechanism control unit that makes the maintenance mechanism conduct the maintenance at termination or start of one of process-target jobs for which cumulative number of sheets of the media that received printing processes by the recording head after immediately previous maintenance will reach lower limit of the cumulative number of sheets, which represents earliest start timing of the maintenance, and will not reach an upper limit of the cumulative number of sheets, which represents latest start timing of the maintenance, during printing process, and makes the maintenance mechanism conduct the maintenance before start of printing of a process-target job when priority on image quality, which requires high quality printing, is set in the process-target job and the cumulative number of sheets reaches the lower limit during a printing process of the process-target job.. .
Riso Kagaku Corporation


02/04/16
20160031225 

Liquid supply system, liquid ejecting apparatus, and liquid supply method


A liquid supply system includes a common mounting portion into which a first liquid storage body capable of storing a liquid and a substitute mounting body which is connected to a second liquid storage body capable of storing a liquid can be exchangeably mounted, a mounting target detection unit capable of detecting whether or not the first liquid storage body and the substitute mounting body are mounted to the common mounting portion, a pressurization supply unit which supplies the liquid which is stored in the second liquid storage body to the substitute mounting body under pressure, and a control unit which drives the pressure supply unit when a plurality of control conditions are satisfied.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


02/04/16
20160031051 

Screw tightening apparatus


A screw tightening apparatus includes a magazine plate with a through hole formed in a first direction, a rotary rod device configured to rotate a rotary part having a tip portion, a servo motor which moves the magazine plate in a second direction, a cylinder device which moves the rotary rod device in the first direction, and a screw tightening control unit which controls the servo motor so as to locate the tip portion of the rotary rod device coaxially with the through hole, and controls the cylinder device so as to cause the tip portion of the rotary part to pass the through hole and to abut on the head of the bolt.. .
Fanuc Corporation


02/04/16
20160031031 

Coating apparatus and cleaning method


There is provided a coating apparatus which applies a flux liquid on a coating object. A sealed liquid container stores the flux liquid.
Fujitsu Ten Limited


02/04/16
20160030966 

Circuit for liquid atomizing device and device thereof


A circuit for liquid atomizing device coupled to an atomizing module is disclosed. The circuit for liquid atomizing device includes a conversion unit, a control unit and a voltage adjustment unit.
Hcmed Innovations Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160030846 

Game control device, game system, and information storage medium


A first display control unit displays an item selecting screen, which receives a selection of at least one of a plurality of items, on a display unit. A second display control unit displays a setting screen on the display unit in response to a first operation for selecting at least one of the items in a case where the item selecting screen is being displayed, the setting screen receiving a change of content of the selected item.
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160030837 

Game joystick


A game joystick adapted for being operated by optical finger navigator includes a body, a main circuit board assembled inside the body, at least one operation interface mounted in the top of the body and exposed through a top face of the body to be substantially flush with the top face of the body, and at least one detective control unit mounted on the main circuit board inside the body and electrically connected to the main circuit board. The operation interface is located over the detective control unit.
Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160030781 

Supply providing electric energy, oxygen depleted air and water as well and aircraft having such a supply system


A supply system for providing at least oxygen depleted air and water in a vehicle includes a catalytic converter, at least one hydrogen supply means, at least one air supply means, at least one outlet for oxygen depleted air, and a control unit coupled with the catalytic converter. The catalytic converter is couplable with the hydrogen supply means and is adapted for producing water under consumption of hydrogen from the at least one hydrogen supply means and oxygen.
Airbus Operations Gmbh


02/04/16
20160030662 

An intelligent and configurable fluid delivery its use


A configurable fluid delivery system and methods for its use are disclosed. The system may include one or more control units, fluid delivery units, fluid actuator units, and disposable units.
Bayer Medical Care Inc.


02/04/16
20160030281 

Smart joint care


A system that applies vibration to a desired region of a human body comprising a plurality of vibratory stimulators installed in a flexible material; a programmable control unit (pcu) connected to each said vibratory stimulator a plurality of sensors to collect biofeedback data; a set of programs for the operation of the pcu; a biomechanical database stored in a computer and being populated by the biomechanical data collected by the sensors after application of each said predefined pattern of vibration; and an algorithm to analyze and rank said patterns of vibration according to a ranking factor, wherein a user can choose a pattern of vibration that has a higher ranking factor.. .

02/04/16
20160030179 

Implantable medical apparatus and systems


An implantable medical apparatus comprising a control unit, a bladder containing a fluid, a ram configured to compress the fluid in the bladder, and a pressure sensor configured to detect a pressure of the fluid in the inflatable bladder. The bladder, ram, pressure sensor and control unit are located in a unitary implant configured for placement within a corporeal body..
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System


02/04/16
20160030174 

Artificial valve for implantation


An artificial heart valve consists of two or more valve members (10, 20) stacked one upon the other in a housing (40) and having blood flow passages (13, 23) that can be aligned with each other in order to open the valve and allow blood flow through the valve and that can be disaligned to close the valve. The valve members are maintained in continuous rotation and the alignment and disalignment of the valve members is achieved by slowing down and reaccelerating one or more of the valve members using a drive (18, 28) appropriately controlled by a control unit (c)..

02/04/16
20160030132 

Surgical component navigation systems and methods


A navigation and monitoring system to track positions of surgical components during surgery of a patient. Some embodiments include a power source to emit a tracking signal during surgery of the patient, a first sensor mounted to a region of the patient to respond to the emitted tracking signal, and a control unit to track a position of the region relative to a fixed region of the patient as the region moves with respect to the fixed region, based on the response of the first sensor.
Manhattan Technologies, Llc






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