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|Dual-mode dimming of a light|
A lighting system includes a master lighting device, a control unit, and one or more slave lighting devices. The master lighting device includes a power input, a light emitting component, a memory device, a processor, and a network interface to communicate over a network.
Greenwave Systems Pte Ltd.
|Led driving device and control led driving device|
The present disclosure discloses a led driving device and a control method for the same. The led driving device includes a conversion unit, a dimming switch circuit and a control unit.
Delta Electronics, Inc.
|Microwave heating apparatus|
An apparatus and a method for heating a load using microwaves is disclosed. The apparatus includes a transmission line, configured to transmit microwaves from a microwave generator to a cavity.
|Versatile microwave heating apparatus|
A microwave heating apparatus for heating a load by means of microwaves is provided. The microwave heating apparatus comprises a cavity arranged to receive a piece of food to be heated, a first microwave supply system configured to supply microwaves at the cavity bottom for energizing a browning function in the cavity, a second microwave supply system configured to supply microwaves into the cavity for exciting cavity modes and a control unit configured to control the first and second microwave supply systems based on a food category and/or a cooking program.
|Communication control device, communication control method, and terminal device|
[solution] provided is a communication control device including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire information about a terminal device that uses one component carrier of a macro cell as a primary component carrier; and a control unit configured to set one or more component carriers of a small cell partially or fully overlapping with the macro cell as an additional component carrier to be used additionally by the terminal device. The control unit sets one component carrier among the one or more component carriers as a special component carrier on which the terminal device is able to transmit uplink control information on an uplink control channel..
|A communications system, an access network node and a optimising energy consumed in a communication network|
The access network node includes a control unit operable to estimate a belief on a network condition for a resource limited node of a plurality of resource limited nodes based on network observations and a history profile of the network observations; dynamically update the belief for the resource limited node in the access network node; determine that the severity of the updated belief in the network condition is indicative that a change in sleep duty cycle of the resource limited node is required; determine that correlation between the resource limited nodes within the plurality of resource limited nodes is indicative that a change in sleep duty cycle of the resource limited node is required; and update the sleep duty cycle of the resource limited node to improve or optimize the overall energy consumed in the resource limited nodes while achieving a specific detection threshold.. .
|Radio access system and base station apparatus|
A radio access system including: a terminal apparatus, and a base station apparatus, wherein a first and second communicable areas of different size are located in hierarchy, the terminal apparatus and the base station apparatus perform radio communication, the base station apparatus includes: a control unit configured to change a time to maintain connection with the base station apparatus in the terminal apparatus and maintain a first state confirming connection to the base station apparatus at predetermined time interval without performing data transmission and reception, to a time longer than a reference time, according to an attribute of the first or second communicable area in which the terminal apparatus locates; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the changed time to the terminal apparatus, and the terminal apparatus includes: a reception unit configured to receive the changed time.. .
|Method for performing handover, user equipment, and radio communication system|
A mobile station in a wireless communication network. The mobile station includes a radio communication that transmits an access request message to a base station via a first communication resource, and receives a timing adjustment in response to the access request message from the base station.
The present invention relates to a microphone arrangement (m) which has a charge pump (lp), which produces a dc voltage, a transducer (wa), which converts acoustic signals into electrical signals and which is connected to the charge pump (lp), and a control unit (vclfs), which controls the charge pump (lp) and which adjusts the dc voltage produced by the charge pump (lp).. .
|Broadcasting reception apparatus and control method|
A broadcasting reception apparatus is disclosed. The broadcasting reception apparatus comprises a reception unit which receives a broadcasting signal, an information acquisition unit which scans a broadcasting signal and acquires service information on the broadcasting signal and a control unit which provides a predetermined type of service on the basis of the acquired service information.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Photoelectric conversion apparatus and image pickup system
Provided is a photoelectric conversion apparatus including a plurality of pixels and a control unit, wherein each of the pixels includes a photoelectric conversion unit and a digital-signal output unit configured to output a digital signal based on the output of the photoelectric conversion unit, and the number of bits of the digital signal may be switched.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Image capturing apparatus, control the same, and storage medium
An image capturing apparatus comprises an image capturing unit, a memory configured to store the image signal, a writing unit configured to write the image signal to the memory, a readout unit configured to read out at least a partial region of the image signal, a display unit configured to perform live-view display of an image, and a control unit configured to perform control for each frame of the image signal, wherein the control unit sets, when electronic zoom is in operation, the delay time such that the operation of the writing unit writing the image signal to the memory and the operation of the readout unit reading out the image signal from the memory end within a period of one frame of the image signal, regardless of the reading region changing.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Display control apparatus and display control method
An image processing apparatus includes a display control unit configured to cause a display device to display a map image that indicates a layout of a plurality of cameras, an identification unit configured to identify one or a plurality of cameras that can capture an image of a designated region designated on the map image and can perform predetermined detection processing on the captured image, a processing unit configured to perform a display control for distinguishably indicating the one or plurality of cameras identified by the identification unit, among the plurality of cameras included in the map image, and a setting unit configured to make settings for causing at least one camera selected from the one or plurality of cameras identified by the identification unit to perform the predetermined detection processing.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Control apparatus, image pickup apparatus, control method, and storage medium
A control apparatus includes a first processing unit configured to calculate correlation information between image signals, which are respectively output from one of the pixel portions positioned in one of a plurality of first regions, a focus detection unit configured to perform focus detection on the basis of a calculation result by the first processing unit, a second processing unit configured to calculate correlation information between image signals, which are respectively output from the one of the pixel portions positioned in one of a plurality of second regions, a distribution information calculation unit configured to calculate distribution information corresponding to an object distance on the basis of a calculation result by the second processing unit, and a control unit configured to control the second processing unit and the distribution information calculation unit on the basis of the correlation information calculated by the first processing unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Lens module system, image sensor, and controlling lens module
In an existing camera, a control program of a whole camera including a control program for controlling a lens group and a sensor needs to be entirely created by a camera manufacturer, which increases the number of man-hours of product development. According to one embodiment, in a lens module system, a lens module includes a lens group, an image sensor and a module control unit.
Renesas Electronics Corporation
Image transmitting/receiving system, image transmitting apparatus, received image displaying apparatus, wireless control apparatus, and image transmitting/receiving method
A received image displaying apparatus comprises: a wireless communication unit that wirelessly receives the frame images transmitted by the image transmitting apparatus with which the received image displaying apparatus has established a connection of wireless communication; and a displaying unit that displays the frame images, which were wirelessly received by the wireless communication unit, in an order in which the frame images were captured. At least one of the image transmitting apparatus and the received image displaying apparatus comprises: a reference sync signal generating unit that generates the reference sync signals; and a control unit that, if the wireless communication unit has received no reference sync signals for a certain time interval, controls the reference sync signal generating unit to generate reference sync signals and that further controls the wireless communication unit to wirelessly transmit the reference sync signals to the other apparatus included in the image transmitting/receiving system..
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable recording medium storing image forming control program
An image forming apparatus has an image forming unit that prints an image on a transfer medium, a conveying unit that conveys the transfer medium, a storage unit that stores a target color profile and a transfer medium profile; and a control unit that controls the storage unit and the image forming unit, and the control unit enables printing of a test chart at the image forming unit based on the target color profile and has a color adjustment function of, when receiving colorimetric data obtained by measuring color of the test chart, comparing the colorimetric data with data of a target chart based on the target color profile and enabling color adjustment of the image forming unit based on a comparison result, and, when obtaining a result after the color adjustment, storing information relating to the result after the color adjustment in association with a transfer medium profile.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Wireless image transfer system and wireless image transfer method
A wireless image transfer system includes an image quality judgement unit configured to judge reception states of a first image transmitted in a first frequency band by a first image wireless block and a second image transmitted in a second frequency band by a second image wireless block and image qualities of the received images; and a second control unit configured to sort the reception states into a good state, a bad state, and an intermediate state, select a first image signal in the good state, steadily operate the second image wireless block and periodically operate the first image wireless block in the bad state, and select an image with a better quality from the first image signal and a second image signal and output the selected image in the intermediate state.. .
Radio base station
When a packet in which a “static part” is changed is detected in a session established in a bearer, it is possible to prevent the packet from being discarded. A radio base station (enb) according to the present invention includes a communication control unit (13) configured to control communication via a session (an rtp session or an rtcp session) with a mobile station (ue).
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
Audio-video data switching and viewing system
A computer system and method providing for viewing and switching of audio-video data. The system comprises: a plurality of audio/video sources containing information referring to an event; a streaming server, streaming the contents of a first audio signal and a first video signal from the audio and video sources to a user; a feed distributor controllably feeding the first audio signal and first video signal to the streaming server; and a user-operated control unit communicating with the feed distributor and controlling operation of the feed distributor, so as to instruct the feed distributor to switch between audio or video.
Electronic device and controlling electronic device
Disclosed are an electronic device and a method for controlling an electronic device. The electronic device comprises an application processor, a network processor, a control unit connected to a companion device, and a communication unit for transmitting/receiving data to/from the companion device, wherein the application processor makes a request for connection with the companion device to the network processor and the network processor connects the companion device to the application processor having made the request for the connection when receiving the request for the connection from the companion device..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Server, method, and computer-readable storage medium storing a program for providing video chat
A setup that allows special communication between the user and the specific user is provided. The server in an embodiment includes an information storage unit, an event reservation management unit, a virtual space management unit, and a video chat control unit.
Dena Co., Ltd.
Relay device, relay method, and optical communication system which uses relay device
A relay device includes a first transmitting and receiving unit connected to a pon line on the upper-level side and performing mutual conversion between optical and electrical signals; a second transmitting and receiving unit connected to a pon line on the lower-level side and performing mutual conversion between optical and electrical signals; a relay processing unit relaying a downstream frame received by the first unit to the second unit, and relays an upstream frame received by the second unit to the first unit; and a control unit. The control unit follows upstream multiple access control performed by a station side device, for transmission of the upstream frame to be transmitted by the first unit to the station side device, and independently performs upstream multiple access control for reception of the upstream frame received by the second unit from a home side device..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Memory control module and control method
This invention discloses a memory control module and its associated control method. The memory control module includes a storage unit, an ecc unit, and a read/write control unit.
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation
Radio receiver for carrier aggregation
A radio receiver circuit configurable to operate in a carrier-aggregation (ca) mode and in a non-ca mode is disclosed. It comprises a first receive path arranged to be operatively connected to an antenna and a second receive path arranged to be operatively connected to the same antenna.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
Power conversion device, motor driving device including power conversion device, blower and compressor including motor driving device, and air conditioner, refrigerator, and freezer including blower and compressor
A power conversion device includes an inverter configured by arms including phase upper-arm switching elements and phase lower-arm switching elements, a power-supply shunt resistor, lower-arm shunt resistors, and a control unit that generates drive signals corresponding to the phase upper-arm switching elements and the phase lower-arm switching elements from detection values of the voltage detectors. The power conversion device changes a ratio of time in which all of the upper-arm switching elements are in an on state and time in which all of the lower-arm switching elements are in the on state in one cycle of switching of the inverter according to a modulation ratio..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Digital motor control unit
Control of a plurality of electronically commutated motors is effected using a control unit and a power unit. The power unit enables the provision of commutation signals to each controlled motor.
Thales Holdings Uk Plc
Power supply device
A power supply device includes: a switching element that performs synchronous rectification on a power to be induced in a first secondary wiring of a transformer that performs voltage conversion; a first current detection circuit that detects a value of a current to be induced in a second secondary wiring of the transformer; a second current detection circuit that detects a change in the current to be induced in the second secondary wiring, the second current detection circuit having a higher response speed with respect to conversion of the current than that of the first current detection circuit; and a control unit (control circuit) that determines based on the change in the current detected by the second current detection circuit whether or not backflow is occurring, and controls the switching element in accordance with a result of the determination.. .
Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Submodule identification in a modular multilevel converter by means of measuring signal propagation times from the central controller
An electrical apparatus comprises a chain-link converter which includes a plurality of chain-link sub-modules each of which is operable to provide a voltage source. The electrical apparatus also includes a switching control unit to control the chain-link sub-modules.
General Electric Technology Gmbh
System for controlling micro-robot using transfer robot
Disclosed is a system for performing a control on a micro-robot using a transfer robot. The system includes a magnetic field control unit configured to control a movement of a micro-structure or a micro-robot within a working area according to an output magnetic field, a transfer robot connected to the magnetic field control unit to transfer the working area in space, and a control unit configured to receive position information about the micro-structure or micro-robot and position information about the transfer robot, and transmit a control signal based on the received position information..
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute Of Science And Technology
Bioenergy storage and management system and method
A bioenergy management system and method for generating and supplying on-demand auxiliary electrical power is disclosed. The system/method includes a biogas generation unit (bgu) that produces biogas from dairy farm manure and stores the biogas in a biogas storage unit (bsu).
Wireless power transmission apparatus and wireless power transmission method
The embodiment relates to a wireless power transmission apparatus and a wireless power transmission method. The wireless power transmission apparatus includes a first power converting unit to generate high-frequency ac signals; a second power converting unit to generate low-frequency ac signals; a first coil receiving the high-frequency ac signals and transmitting a wireless power through a first power transmission scheme; a second coil receiving the low-frequency ac signals and transmitting the wireless power through a second power transmission scheme; and a control unit to control the first and second coils, wherein the control unit is configured to transmit a detection signal for the first power transmission scheme to a wireless power reception apparatus through the first coil, detect a reception of a first response signal corresponding to the first detection signal during a first predetermined time, determine a power transmission scheme of the wireless power reception apparatus as the first power transmission scheme in response to a detection of the first response signal, and deactivate the first power converting unit in response to no detection of the first response signal..
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
Wireless power transmission device and control method therefor
The present specification which relates to a wireless power transmission device and a control method, capable of transmitting and receiving power wirelessly comprises a power supply unit for supplying power to a receiving device to transmit power wirelessly; and a power transmission control unit for, periodically generating a waveform with a particular frequency, measuring an attenuation coefficient of the waveform at each cycle, measuring a variation in the attenuation coefficient at each cycle, and determining the type of an external material. The present invention has a technical feature wherein the power transmission control unit determines whether to transmit power wirelessly to the receiving device on the basis of the type of the external material..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Power receiver control circuit for wireless power receiver apparatus
A control circuit is provided for a power receiver apparatus. A target voltage range setting unit sets an upper limit voltage vh and a lower limit voltage vl that define a target voltage range ref to be set for a rectified voltage vrect that develops across a smoothing capacitor.
Rohm Co., Ltd.
Solar power generation device and control solar power generation device
A solar power generation device is provided which includes a first dc-dc converter to which an output of a solar battery is input, a storage battery to which an output of the first dc-dc converter is input, a second dc-dc converter that converts a voltage of the storage battery, and a control unit. The control unit changes a duty ratio of the first dc-dc converter so as not to charge the storage battery and changes a duty ratio of the second dc-dc converter so as to set an operating point of the solar battery to a maximum power point, when a value indicating a state of charge of the storage battery is equal to or greater than a predetermined value..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Control device, control method, and control program of storage battery and electricity storage system
A control device of a storage battery includes a first obtaining unit that obtains first information indicative of an electricity price set for each time slot, a second obtaining unit that obtains second information indicative of charge/discharge efficiencies of the storage battery, a first calculating unit that calculates first electric energy charged in the storage battery, a second calculating unit that calculates second electric energy of the storage battery dischargeable from the storage battery to a load, a third calculating unit that calculates a unit charging price per unit electric energy required to charge the second electric energy based on the second electric energy, the electricity price in the time slot during which the storage battery is charged, the first electric energy, and the charge/discharge efficiencies, and a control unit that compares the electricity price with the unit charging price in each of the time slots.. .
The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
Systems and methods for current balancing
A battery module includes: a battery pack including multiple cells; control circuits corresponding to the cells, each control circuit including a control unit for managing the corresponding cell and a compensation unit for generating a corresponding compensation current such that the sum of the corresponding consumed current and the corresponding compensation current is equal to a target total current, where the control circuits include a first control circuit and a second control circuit, where the first control circuit includes a first control unit operating with a first consumed current, the second control circuit includes a second control unit operating with a second consumed current, and where the first control circuit conditionally generates a first compensation current and the second control circuit conditionally generates a second compensation current based on a comparison of the first consumed current and the second consumed current.. .
Laser-frequency stabilizer and laser-frequency stabilization method
A laser-frequency stabilizer includes: a light detector that converts a laser beam passing through an iodine cell to an optical output signal, an actuator that changes a resonator length in accordance with a received output voltage, and a control unit that controls the output voltage applied to the actuator. The control unit searches for a target saturated absorption line based on the optical output signal and, when the output voltage when the target saturated absorption line is found is within a normal voltage range that is predetermined corresponding to the target saturated absorption line, locks a oscillation frequency of the laser beam to the target saturated absorption line..
Laser device, and exposure device and inspection device provided with the laser device
A laser device includes: a laser light source which generates a laser light in a pulse waveform of preset predetermined frequency; intensity modulator which is driven with a transmittance waveform wherein transmittance changes at either the predetermined frequency or an integer-multiple frequency thereof and which extracts and outputs the laser light which is outputted from the laser light source; control unit which controls an operation of the intensity modulator; an amplifier which amplifies the laser light which is outputted from the intensity modulator; and a wavelength conversion optical element which converts a wavelength of the laser light which is amplified by the amplifier, wherein the control unit changes relative timing of the transmittance waveform with respect to the pulse waveform, thereby changing the pulse waveform of the laser light which is emitted from the intensity modulator, to output a pulse light of predetermined waveform from the wavelength conversion optical element.. .
Fuel cell controlling fuel cell system
A fuel cell system includes a battery, auxiliary machines including an actuator and a heater that heats cooling water circulating in the fuel cell. The actuator is driven to cause gas to be supplied to a fuel cell configured to generate electric power using the gas.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Apparatus using fuel gas
An apparatus using fuel gas is provided, ensuring charge amount of a battery. The apparatus includes battery, fuel gas reservoir unit, fuel lid, open/close detection unit for detecting open/close state of fuel lid, fuel gas condition detection unit for detecting pressure and/or temperature being condition of fuel gas reserved in the fuel gas reservoir unit, communication unit for communication with fuel gas supply device, and control unit for, upon reception of signal notifying that fuel lid is in open state from open/close detection unit, performing dispensing communication to notify the fuel gas supply device, via communication unit, of condition of fuel gas having been input from fuel gas condition detection unit.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Fuel cell system
There is provided a fuel cell system that generates an electric power by supplying an anode gas and a cathode gas to a fuel cell. The fuel cell system includes: auxiliary machines and a drive motor driven by the generated electric power of the fuel cell; a pressure control unit configured to control a pressure of the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell at a normal target pressure, the normal target pressure being used for ensuring an oxygen partial pressure within the fuel cell in accordance with the generated electric power of the fuel cell; and a warming-up pressure control unit configured to control the pressure of the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell to become a predetermined warm-up acceleration target pressure during warm-up of the fuel cell, the predetermined warm-up acceleration target pressure being higher than the normal target pressure.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Non-volatile memory device
A non-volatile memory device includes: a floating gate having a plurality of fingers; a first coupling unit including an active control gate which overlaps with the floating gate in a vertical direction; a second coupling unit including a plurality of control plugs which overlap with the floating gate in a horizontal direction; and a control unit which electrically connects the active control gate to the control plugs and controls a bias to be applied to the active control gate.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.
Mobile uva curing system for collision and cosmetic repair of automobiles
A mobile radiation system is provided. The mobile radiation system comprises a mobile radiation device coupled to a control unit; a radiation blocker having an adaptor opening for receiving said mobile radiation device when said mobile radiation device is in a seated position on said radiation blocker; and a mobile carrier comprising a first compartment for housing said radiation blocker, a second compartment for housing said control unit, and a carrier motion device.
Data storage control device
A data storage control device controls a memory card which, including a non-volatile rewritable memory, operates using an external power supply. A dc/dc converter generates, by having a power supply of a +b voltage, a card operating voltage for operating the memory card.
Active noise cancellation in audio output device
An audio output device controls the application of active noise cancellation (anc) levels based on a current status of the device. The audio output device includes a communication interface configured to provide a wired or wireless connection to a playback device, a signal detector configured to detect an audio signal provided through the communication interface, an anc module configured to apply a first-level anc to the audio signal, and a control unit configured to determine a level of the anc to be applied by the anc module.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Display controller of information terminal and display control information terminal
A display controller of an information terminal that controls a display mode of an operation screen of the information terminal used in a vehicle includes: an attribute value computing unit that computes an attribute value of an operation required for completing all operations of the relevant operation components for each operation component constituting the operation screen; and a display mode control unit that changes the display mode of the corresponding operation component when the computed attribute value is greater than an upper limit value allowed for the operation of the information terminal in a state where a vehicle condition transitions from a stop state.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Electronic device and electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus includes a display device, a carrier structure, an electronic device, a sensing unit and a control unit. The carrier structure is electrically connected to the display device.
Display control apparatus and control method thereof
A display control apparatus includes a display control unit configured to display a predetermined object image on a display unit, and a light emission control unit configured to independently control light emission of a plurality of light emitting units corresponding to a plurality of division areas prepared by dividing the display unit, wherein, when a display area of the object image on the display unit is changed, the light emission control unit controls a plurality of division light emitting units other than the plurality of division light emitting units corresponding to the display area of the object image to emit light at a similar luminance to the luminance of the plurality of division light emitting units corresponding to the display area of the object image.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Pixel unit driving circuit and method thereof, pixel unit and display apparatus
A pixel unit driving circuit and a method thereof, a pixel unit and a display apparatus can improve uniformity in the brightness of an oled panel. The pixel unit driving circuit includes a driving thin film transistor, a matching thin film transistor, a signal-erasing thin film transistor, a charging control unit, a driving control unit and a storage capacitor, wherein a gate of the driving thin film transistor is connected with a high level output terminal of a driving power supply via the charging control unit, a source thereof is connected with the high level output terminal of the driving power supply, and a drain thereof is connected with an anode of an oled; a gate and a source of the matching thin film transistor are connected with a data line via the charging control unit, and a drain thereof is connected with a second end of the storage capacitor..
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
Pixel circuit and driving method and display apparatus thereof
A pixel circuit and a driving method and display apparatus thereof are provided, which relate to the field of display technology and solve the problem that a drift in the threshold voltage of the dtft influences the driving current. The pixel circuit comprises a reset unit, a driving unit, a control unit, an energy storage unit and a display unit.
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
Collision avoidance apparatus
A collision avoidance apparatus includes an obstacle detection unit to detect an obstacle ahead of a vehicle; an approaching object detection unit to detect an approaching object approaching the vehicle from behind the vehicle; and an electronic control unit to calculate a collision time until the vehicle collides with the obstacle, based on the distance and relative speed of the obstacle, and starts a drive support to avoid a collision with the obstacle when the vehicle speed is a lower limit speed or greater, and the collision time is a threshold or less. When there is a likelihood for the object to collide with the vehicle from behind the vehicle, the electronic control unit lowers the lower limit speed, and/or starts drive support when the collision time is the threshold or less, even when the vehicle speed is less than the lower limit speed..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Mobile control unit, facility management system, mobile unit control system, facility management method and mobile unit control method
A mobile control unit adapted to move to a plurality of premises, the mobile control unit having a central monitoring system in communication with a facility system of each of the plurality of premises, such that the mobile control unit is adapted to move to one of the plurality of premises when alerted by the facility system of the one of the plurality of premises. A facility management system adapted to manage at least one of the plurality of premises, the facility management system having the mobile control unit and a facility system adapted to monitor each of the plurality of premises.
Concorde Asia Pte. Ltd.
Microwave motion sensing technology and its application thereof
A microwave motion sensor has a circuit assembly for intrusion detection in a predetermined space. The microwave motion sensor comprising a control unit, a microwave sensing unit and a microwave confining unit.
Cupcake vending machine
A vending system includes a vending control unit; an item dispenser, further including a dispensing door; an item storage and transporter component; a phone handset, further including a phone speaker and a phone microphone; and a phone keypad; such that the vending control unit communicates with a customer via the phone handset and the phone keypad in order to complete a purchase transaction for an item, such that the item storage and transporter component transports the item from an item storage to the item dispenser, whereby the customer retrieves the sold item from the item dispenser. The vending control unit can include a processor; a non-transitory memory; an input/output component; an ordering controller; and a dispensing controller.
Device for identifying coin-shaped identification object
A device for identifying an object to identify may include a passage through which the object passes; an exciting coil and a detection coil; a core body around which the exciting coil and the detection coil are wound; and a control unit to which the detection coil is connected. The core body may include a first core and a second core.
Nidec Sankyo Corporation
Driving data recording method and driving data recorder
A driving data recorder for a car is provided. The driving data recorder includes: an aerial vehicle including a photographing configured to take photos of the car and surroundings around the car, a control unit configured to generate propulsion commands, and a propulsion unit configured to move the aerial vehicle according to the propulsion commands; and a trigger unit configured to generate control signals when a car has an accident, wherein the control signals are configured to enable the control unit..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Tracking-based 3d model enhancement
A method for enhancing a three-dimensional (3d) reconstruction of an object comprises obtaining a signal indicative of a static 3d reconstruction of an object disposed in a tracking space, co-registering the 3d reconstruction to the 3d tracking space, collecting enhancement data from a tracked tool disposed in the 3d tracking space, and adding real-time features of the object to the static 3d reconstruction using the enhancement data. A system for enhancing data obtained by a medical system includes an electronic control unit configured to receive a first signal for a static 3d reconstruction of an organ, co-register the static 3d reconstruction to a 3d tracking space for a tracked tool, receive a second signal for enhancement data generated by the tracked tool operating within a region of interest of the organ, and add real-time features of the area of interest to the static 3d reconstruction using the enhancement data..
St. Jude Medical International Holding S.à.r.l.
State monitoring device
A state monitoring device mounted in a vehicle includes: a light emitter to emit light to irradiate a predetermined area; an imaging unit to image an imaging area including the predetermined area; a state monitoring unit to monitor a state of the driver based on an image generated by the imaging unit; a state determination unit to determine whether the driver is ready to drive the vehicle or unready to drive the vehicle; and a light emission control unit to execute specific processing to lower a light emitting function of the light emitter when the state determination unit determines that the driver is unready to drive the vehicle, specific processing to lower a light emitting function of the light emitter and not to lower the light emitting function of the light emitter when the state determination unit determines that the driver is ready to drive the vehicle.. .
Finger vein authentication system
In order to achieve the above object, there is provided a finger vein authentication system including a light source unit configured to emit near-infrared light; an optical filter unit configured to allow only light with a specific wavelength in light incident from the light source unit to penetrate therethrough; a ccd camera unit configured to capture an image including an user's finger and then to convert the captured image into an electrical signal; a memory unit configured to store a level set curvature program, the level set curvature program performing an operation for extracting a finger vein pattern from the image including the finger using a level set curvature; and a control unit configured to drive the level set curvature program.. .
Information medium reading reading information medium
An information medium reading device may include a magnetic head to read magnetic datum and output an analog magnetic signal; an image sensor to take a photo of image datum and output an analog image signal; an analog switch unit to select one of the analog magnetic signal and the analog image signal and output the selected one; an analog front-end unit having an analog/digital (a/d) conversion function for converting an analog signal to a digital signal, while using a voltage according to a black reference voltage at the time of image reading, as a bottom voltage, within a predetermined converted voltage range; a level adjustment unit to make a level adjustment; and a timing control unit. The analog magnetic signal may be input into the analog front-end unit, and an a/d conversion may be carried out for converting an analog signal to a digital signal..
Nidec Sankyo Corporation
Drifting particle simulator for tracking contaminated sediment from stormwater discharge plumes
A drifting particle simulator buoy system for a stormwater discharge plume which includes a gps unit for tracking the buoy gps location at the surface of the plume and a drogue/winch unit including a drogue chute and winch package which is lowered to the seafloor at a controlled descent rate which is comparable to the descent rate of certain size sediment particles of interest within the stormwater discharge plume. The drogue chute controls lateral drift with the underwater current at approximately the same velocity of the sediment particles of interest.
Display control device, display control method, and program
To be able to further facilitate interaction between users using ar technologies. Provided is a display control device including: a picture image acquiring unit configured to acquire a moving image corresponding to a sight of a first user in real time; a display control unit configured to display the moving image toward a second user different from the first user, and an annotation detection unit configured to detect that an annotation input by the second user with respect to the moving image is displayed in the sight of the first user or is output to be displayed.
Storage apparatus and information processing system including storage apparatus
A storage apparatus comprises a plurality of storage devices that form a storage volume, a data buffer, and a first control unit that controls the storage apparatus and the data buffer. Each storage device includes a nonvolatile memory that includes a plurality of erasable memory blocks, and a second control unit that controls the nonvolatile memory.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
User interface and assisting a user with the operation of an operating unit
User interface and process to support a user in the operation of a touch-sensitive control unit. A presence of a means of input, such as a finger of the user, is detected in a predefined first area relative to the control unit.
Information processing device, information processing method, and program
The present technology relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program that can more exactly indicate a position outside a display region. An outside-display-region-position designation unit designates a position outside a display region of an image display unit, and a drawing/sound control unit controls output of a sound of an ar object from a sound output unit while moving the ar objet toward the designated position.
Print data generating device, print data generating system, print data generating method, and program
To appropriately report that print data based on image data cannot be generated normally, a print data generating device has a server control unit including an image data generator and a print data generating unit. The image data generator acquires print requests, and generates and outputs image data based on the acquired print request.
Seiko Epson Corporation
Storage method and software defined storage system
A storage method utilized in a software defined storage (sds) system is disclosed. The sds system includes a load balancer, a control unit and a plurality of adaptor units.
Storage devices, memory systems and operating methods thereof
In a method for operating a nand flash memory system, a temperature sensing device detects a decrease in temperature of the nand flash memory system below a first threshold temperature level, and a clock control unit adjusts an operating condition for a memory access operation in response to detecting the decrease in the temperature below the first threshold temperature level.. .
Storage system, storage control device, and computer-readable recording medium
A processor device includes an abstraction unit that creates alternative information serving as an alternative for confidential information and that stores correspondence information, in which the created alternative information is associated with the confidential information, in a storage device, an internal log generating unit that creates an internal log of the processor device by using the alternative information, an information storage unit that stores therein the internal log, and a control unit that determines whether a transmission request for the correspondence information is included in a received information provision request, and when the transmission request is included, acquires and outputs the internal log and the correspondence information, and when the transmission request is not included, acquires and outputs the internal log. The storage device includes a correspondence information storage unit that stores therein the correspondence information transmitted from the abstraction unit..
Transfer apparatus and recovery control device
A transfer apparatus includes a cpu, a memory, a recovery control unit, a non-volatile memory coupled to the recovery control unit, a transfer engine, and a volatile memory, wherein the volatile memory stores a first transfer information base, wherein the non-volatile memory stores a second transfer information base, and the recovery control unit is configured to update the second transfer information base in a case of receiving an instruction to update the second transfer information base, transmit an instruction to update the first transfer information base to the transfer engine, check the consistency of the first transfer information base and the second transfer information base in a case where the transfer apparatus is rebooted, and recover the first transfer information base by using the second transfer information base in a case where the first transfer information base and the second transfer information base are consistent.. .
Alaxala Networks Corporation
Storage control apparatus and storage control method
A storage unit stores management information for managing whether data is written in a first storage area. When writing write target data and a check code corresponding to the write target data to a second storage area, which is a continuous storage area including an address next to an end address of the first storage area specified based on the management information, the control unit updates the management information such that the first storage area includes the second storage area by changing the end address of the first storage area to an end address of the second storage area.
Storage control apparatus and control method
A receiver unit receives data write commands for a memory device. A control unit determines a use situation of an rmw cache used in a read-modify-write process by the memory device, on the basis of write sizes, a reception frequency, and the number of received commands.
Refrigerator including a terminal, and controlling same
The present invention relates to a refrigerator including a terminal and to a method for controlling same, and particularly, to a refrigerator including a terminal and to a method for controlling same which can visually provide necessary information to a user. To achieve this aim, the present invention provides a refrigerator including a terminal, comprising: a display module provided on the refrigerator; a communication unit communicating with the outside; and a control unit performing control to display various information on the display module..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Display control apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor
A display control apparatus that enables a user to see an end portion of a displaying object easily even when an information device is in a rolled shape. An operation unit receives a scrolling operation for scrolling a displaying object displayed on a predetermined display area of a bendable display unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Information display apparatus, distribution apparatus, information display method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium
An information display apparatus includes a display unit that displays a first content and a second content different from the first content. The information display apparatus includes a control unit that, when a moving operation is performed on the first content, reduces a display area of the second content in a direction in which the moving operation is performed, without moving the second content, to thereby expand an area in which the first content is displayed..
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Touch button system having externally programmable display
A touch button system having externally programmable display, including: at least one touch display button, each having a touch display area, a button operation data output interface, and a display data input interface; and a control unit, including at least one touch display interface, at least one input interface, and at least one output interface, wherein, the at least one touch display interface is coupled with the display data input interface and the button operation data output interface of the at least one touch display button for transmitting display data and deriving button operation data; the at least one input interface is used for receiving image data from an external device, and the control unit generates the display data according to the image data; and the at least one output interface is used for outputting at least one operation code.. .
Yicheng Precision Inc.
Touchscreen device and its touch trajectory sensing method
A touchscreen device using a touch trajectory sensing method that determines the moving trajectory of each object being moved into contact with the touch sensing panel and the trajectory sensing area around each touch point according to the movement speed of the respective touch point, where the trajectory sensing area exhibits a positive correlation with the movement speed so that when multiple objects simultaneously contact with the touch sensing panel and then stayed at the respective touch points, or steered on the touch sensing panel, each touch point has a relatively smaller trajectory sensing area at the turning point or retarded point on the touch sensing panel, preventing adjacent touch points at different moving trajectories from falling to the respective opponent second trajectory sensing areas to further eliminate the control unit from making a wrong moving trajectory determination and the touch sensing panel from performing an unexpected touch control operation.. .
Egalax_empia Technology Inc.
Touch input device and mobile display device
A touch input device includes a sensor for detecting a plurality of touch positions at which a touch operation has been performed on an operation surface, a pressure sensor for detecting a pressing operation which has been performed on the operation surface at at least one of the touch positions, and a control unit. The control unit (a) identifies a first of the touch positions as a support position which is not used to input information into the input device by way of movement of the support position, (b) identifies at least second and third of the touch positions as input touch positions used to input information into the input device by way of movement of the input touch positions, and (c) causes the input device to carry out an operation identified by the movement of the input touch positions..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Control device, input device, control system, handheld device, and control method
A control device includes: a receiver for receiving first information regarding the movement of a casing, and second information regarding whether to reflect the first information on the movement of coordinate values; a storage unit for storing a whole-screen region including a real-screen region, and a virtual-screen region set around the real-screen region; a generator for generating the coordinate values within the whole-screen region based on the first information; a switcher for switching a first state in which the coordinate values are movable, and a second state in which the coordinate values are immovable, based on the second information; a determining unit for determining which of the real-screen region or the virtual-screen region the coordinate values belong to; and a coordinate-value control unit for controlling the coordinate values so as to move the coordinate values within the virtual-screen region to the position of predetermined coordinate values within the real-screen region.. .
Head-mounted display device and controlling head-mounted display device
A transmissive head-mounted display device includes an image display unit, a detection unit, a control unit, an imaging unit, and an imaging setting unit. The display unit generates image light representing an image, allows a user to visually recognize the image light, and transmits outside scenery when worn on a head of a user.
Seiko Epson Corporation
Image display controlling same
The present disclosure relates to an image display apparatus including a battery and a method for controlling the same, and the image display apparatus, which receives an input signal for channel selection from an external input device, comprising: an antenna; a tuner for selecting a broadcast signal corresponding to a specific channel, among signals received through the antenna, on the basis of the input signal and converting the selected broadcast signal into an image signal; a display unit for outputting an image associated with the specific channel by using the converted image signal; a power supply unit which includes a battery, charges the battery while electric energy from the outside is received and supplies power to the display unit using the electric energy received from the outside; a power failure detection unit for detecting whether power failure corresponding to a cut off of the electric energy supplied from the outside occurs; and a control unit for supplying power to the display unit using the battery when the power failure detection unit detects power failure and controlling brightness of at least one area of the display unit on the basis of residual capacity of the battery.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
Remote control device
A remote control device and a method of assembly are provided. The remote control device may include a control unit and a holder.
Hunter Douglas Inc.
Automated inventory taking moveable platform
Moveable platform for taking inventory of objects comprising rfid tags in a storage space, wherein the platform comprises a navigation system, adapted to automatically navigate the platform, and a sensor system, adapted to identify objects to which rfid tags are attached in the storage space, wherein the sensor system comprises at least one antenna, wherein the sensor system is adapted to identify objects in the storage space while the platform moves through the storage space and wherein a control unit is provided that is adapted to control the navigation system in response to information obtained by the sensor system.. .
Keonn Technologies S.l.
Analog type watch and time set method
An interaction method between a graphic tactile device such as a smartphone and a timepiece having at least two analog-type physical pointers is disclosed. Each of the pointers is controlled independently by a stepper motor and referenced relative to a ref-position.
A fixing device includes a film, a heater contacting the film which has a substrate, a first heat generating segment on a first surface of the substrate, and a second heat generating segment on a second surface opposite to the first surface, a pressure member forming the nip portion, a temperature detection unit detecting a temperature of the second surface, and a control unit supplying power to the heater so that the detected temperature becomes a target temperature, wherein the control unit can perform a first heater control so as to supply power only to the first heat generating segment, and a first heater control so as to supply power only to the second heat generating segment, and wherein the target temperature during performing the second heater control is higher than the target temperature during performing the first heater control.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer unit, a fixing unit, and a control unit. The transfer unit transfers a toner image onto a sheet.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Imprint apparatus and manufacturing article
The present invention provides an imprint apparatus which forms a pattern in an imprint material on a shot region of a substrate by using a mold, the apparatus comprising a stage that can move while holding the substrate, and a control unit configured to control relative positions of the mold and the shot region so as to reduce a shift in the relative positions caused by tilting the stage when bringing the mold and the imprint material into contact with each other, based on a contacting force of bringing the mold and the imprint material into contact with each other, and a distance from a reference position of the substrate to the shot region.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Head-mounted display device, control the same, and computer program
A head-mounted display device includes an image display unit which displays an image. The head-mounted display device includes: a microphone unit including an audio input unit which converts a sound into an electrical signal and capable of switching a position of the audio input unit between a plurality of positions; a position determination unit which determines which position of the plurality of positions the audio input unit is located at; and a mode switching control unit which switches an operation of the audio input unit and a display mode of the image display unit, respectively, on the basis of the determined position..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Apparatus including optical deflector controlled by saw-tooth voltage and its controlling method
An optical deflector includes a mirror; a piezoelectric actuator adapted to rock the mirror around an axis of the mirror; and a piezoelectric sensor adapted to sense vibrations of the piezoelectric actuator. A control unit includes: a saw-tooth voltage generating block adapted to generate a saw-tooth voltage; an integral block adapted to calculate an integral voltage of a sum of a sense voltage of the piezoelectric sensor and a dc offset characteristic voltage; a dc offset characteristic voltage calculating block adapted to calculate the dc offset characteristic voltage in accordance with the integral voltage; a subtracter block adapted to generate a deviation between the saw-tooth voltage and the integral voltage; and a controller adapted to generate a drive voltage in accordance with the deviation to apply the drive voltage to the piezoelectric actuator..
Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
Interface apparatus, module, control component, control method, and program storage medium
Provided is a technology of projecting bright images at one time in a plurality of directions by means of a projector which is small and light weight. An interface apparatus is provided with: a laser source that radiates laser light; an element that modulates the phase of inputted laser light, and outputs the light; an image unit that captures a subject; and a control unit, which detects the subject captured by means of the image unit, determines, based on the results of the recognition, an image to be formed based on the light outputted from the element, and controls the element such that the determined image is formed..
Adjustable stand for an optical observation instrument
The invention relates to an adjustable stand for an optical observation instrument, in particular for a surgical microscope, with a tilt spindle 1 and with a swivel spindle 2 for the optical observation instrument and with a flange 4 for connection to the optical observation instrument or a further member of the adjustable stand, wherein, on at least one of the two spindles 1, 2, a first torque compensation device is arranged, which has a first brake 13 for securing the spindle 1, 2, and which has a first spring 11 which is connected to a first motor 12 for adjusting the spring tension of the first spring 11, and the first motor 12 is connected to a first motor controller, and which has a first torque transmission device 14 which is formed between the first spring 11 and the spindle 1, 2, and which has a first position sensor 16 for determining the position of the spindle 1, 2, and which has first force sensor 15 for determining the spring tension of the first spring 11, wherein the position sensor 16 and the force sensor 15 are connected to a control unit.. .
Karl Kaps Gmbh & Co., Kg
Method for the controlled connection of a calibration standard in a calibration module and an associated calibration module
A method according to the present disclosure for the controlled connection of a calibration standard in an associated calibration module to a port to be calibrated of a network analyser connects the port to be calibrated of the network analyser to a high-frequency port of the calibration module. It transmits a high-frequency signal generated in the network analyser with an information signalling the calibration standard to be used to the high-frequency port of the calibration module.
Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg
Automatic analysis device
Provided is an automatic analysis device capable of reducing a reagent cost. In the present invention, in each mixed reagent preparation cycle, an amount of mixed reagent for n analyses is mixed and prepared, and an amount of mixed reagent for one analysis is dispensed from the amount of mixed reagent for n analyses and used to analyze one sample.
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
Medical/dental headlamp with adjustable proximity on/off sensor
A headlight incorporates an infrared sensor enabling the light to be turned on and off without physical contact. The system includes a light source and a mechanism for coupling the light source to eyeglass frames or to a headband.
General Scientific Corporation
Vehicle lamp control system
A vehicle lamp control system is provided which can not only restrict a semiconductor light emitting element from being deteriorated or damaged by sunlight and but also maintain an illumination efficiency of the semiconductor light emitting element. The vehicle lamp control system includes a projection lens, semiconductor light emitting elements disposed near a rear focal point of the projection lens and emit light towards the projection lens, a movable shade which can move between a shading position where the movable shade cuts off light emitted from the semiconductor light emitting elements to be incident on the projection lens and a non-shading position where the movable shade does not cut off light emitting elements to be incident on the projection lens, and a headlamp control unit which executes a control in which the movable shade is moved to the shading position with the semiconductor light emitting elements left switched off..
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Vehicle lighting fixture
A vehicle lighting fixture can include a plurality of light sources; a plurality of optical deflectors provided to correspond to the light sources, the optical deflector configured to include a mirror part; a screen member configured to form a luminance distribution assigned to each optical deflector with the scanning light by the mirror part of the optical deflector; an optical system configured to project the luminance distributions on the screen member to thereby form a predetermined light distribution pattern; a changing unit configured to change the luminance distribution assigned to each of the optical deflectors; and a control unit configured to control the light sources and the optical deflectors so that the optical deflectors each can form the respective luminance distributions assigned to the respective optical deflectors on the screen member. The changing unit can change the respective luminance distributions assigned to the respective optical deflectors at a prescribed timing..
Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.
Variable intensity street lamp led retrofit kit
A variable intensity street lamp led retrofit kit includes an led light unit having multiple led lights and a screw-type power base. A control unit having a shape and size that is complementary to a ballast box includes an ac to dc power source, a timer module, and a dimmer unit.
Adjustment of ignition timing at cut out
An internal combustion engine (1) may include a combustion chamber (41) into which a mixture (40) of fuel and air is supplied, a spark plug (50) disposed proximate to the combustion chamber (41) to ignite the mixture (40) by generating a spark such that ignition of the mixture drives a piston (6) operably coupled to a crank portion (12) of the engine (1), a speed sensor (102) configured to determine engine speed, and an electronic control unit (100) configured to control operation of the spark plug (50). The electronic control unit (100) may be configured to initiate a speed limitation operation in response to engine speed reaching a cut out speed threshold and to control ignition timing within an operating band (320) of ignition angles prior to engine speed reaching the cut out speed threshold.
Pressure control vavle
The present disclosure describe a valve comprising a control unit for controlling a valve element, an electromagnet, and a valve element. The control unit may include an armature group.
Continental Automotive Gmbh
Fuel injection control unit
A fuel injection control unit includes an injection amount detector and a correction unit. When implementing partial lift injection where a valve closing operation is started after the valve body starts a valve opening operation and before a valve body reaches a maximum valve open position, the injection amount detector detects a physical quantity (valve closing timing) having a correlation with an injection amount.
Exhaust purification system
An exhaust purification system includes: a diesel oxidation catalyst (doc) provided on an exhaust passage of an engine; a diesel particulate filter (dpf) provided on the exhaust passage at a position downstream of the doc to collect particulate matter contained in exhaust gas; electrodes that detect a capacitance of the doc; a particulate matter accumulation estimating unit that estimates an amount of particulate matter accumulated in the dpf on the basis of the detected capacitance; and a forced regeneration control unit that injects fuel into the doc and performs forced regeneration that burns and removes at least the particulate matter accumulated in the dpf when the estimated accumulated particulate matter amount surpasses a predetermined amount.. .
Isuzu Motors Limited
Temperature control device, gas turbine, temperature control method, and program
A temperature control device includes a temperature difference calculation unit that calculates a temperature difference between an inlet and an outlet of a boost compressor on the basis of a pressure ratio of the inlet and the outlet of the boost compressor and an igv opening degree of the boost compressor, the boost compressor outputting cooling air obtained by cooling compressed air from a compressor to a cooling target; a temperature information calculation unit that calculates temperature information for feedback control for at least one of the inlet and the outlet of the boost compressor on the basis of the temperature difference between the inlet and the outlet of the boost compressor; and a control unit that performs feedback control by using the temperature information for feedback control such that at least one of an inlet temperature and an outlet temperature of the boost compressor approaches a setting value.. .
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
Exhaust purification system
An exhaust purification system includes: a diesel oxidation catalyst (doc) provided on an exhaust path of an engine; an upstream diesel particulate filter (dpf) and a downstream dpf that are provided on the exhaust path at positions downstream of the doc to collect particulate matter contained in exhaust gas; electrodes that detect a capacitance of the upstream dpf; a particulate matter accumulation estimating unit that estimates at least an amount of particulate matter accumulated in the downstream dpf on the basis of the capacitance received from the electrodes; and a forced regeneration control unit that injects fuels into the doc and performs forced regeneration that burns and removes at least the particulate matter accumulated in the downstream dpf when the estimated amount of particulate matter from the particulate matter accumulation estimating unit surpasses a predetermined amount.. .
Isuzu Motors Limited
Remotely controlled hydrant system
A remotely controlled hydrant system which may be quickly and efficiently connected to or disconnected from a hydrant to allow remote control of the hydrant by a remote controller such as a mobile phone. The remotely controlled hydrant system generally includes a frame which may be removably connected to a hydrant, such as a frost-free hydrant commonly used in agriculture.
Schirado Inventions, Llc