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Sensor arrangement for controlling room lighting, sensor network for controlling room lighting and method for…

Ams Ag

Sensor arrangement for controlling room lighting, sensor network for controlling room lighting and method for…

Mobile communication system and mobile communication method

Nec

Mobile communication system and mobile communication method

Mobile communication system and mobile communication method

Kyocera

Mobile electonic device

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06/25/15
20150181666
 Arrangement and  controlling light-emitting diodes in accordance with an input voltage level, by means of a capacitor and switch patent thumbnailArrangement and controlling light-emitting diodes in accordance with an input voltage level, by means of a capacitor and switch
An arrangement and a method for controlling an array of light-emitting diodes includes a capacitor arranged in series with an electronic switch between one end of a first segment of the array and a constant-current source. A first terminal of the capacitor is connected to the one end and a second terminal of the capacitor is connected to the switch.
Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden Ag
06/25/15
20150181662
 Sensor arrangement for controlling room lighting, sensor network for controlling room lighting and  controlling room lighting patent thumbnailSensor arrangement for controlling room lighting, sensor network for controlling room lighting and controlling room lighting
A sensor arrangement for controlling room lighting comprises a light sensor and a controller. The light sensor is arranged for both detecting an ambient light level and for detecting a remote signal to be emitted by a remote control unit.
Ams Ag
06/25/15
20150181605
 Mobile communication system and mobile communication method patent thumbnailMobile communication system and mobile communication method
Each of a plurality of first radio units are installed in a plurality of first cells making up a first area, each of a plurality of second radio units are installed in a plurality of second cells making up a second area being separated from the first area, a first radio control unit is constantly connected to a plurality of the first radio units that serve about half of traffic peak in the first area and constantly connected to a plurality of the second radio units that serve about half of traffic peak in the second area, a second radio control unit is constantly connected to the remaining plurality of the first radio units and constantly connected to the remaining plurality of the second radio units, and an upper controller is connected to the first radio control unit and the second radio control unit.. .
Nec Corporation
06/25/15
20150181509
 Mobile electonic device patent thumbnailMobile electonic device
According to an embodiment of the disclosure, a mobile electronic device according to the present invention is provided with an acceleration sensor, a communication unitmodule, and a control unitmodule. The acceleration sensor detects acceleration.
Kyocera Corporation
06/25/15
20150181508
 Mobile station, small radio base station, and communication control method patent thumbnailMobile station, small radio base station, and communication control method
A “macro-assisted cell” adaptable to multiple operation modes is realized. In a mobile station (ue) of the invention, a control unit (22) is configured to start communication in a small cell on the basis of mib/sib of the small cell when a sequence in a “discovery signal” is determined as a sequence for a “stand-alone cell.” the control unit (22) is configured to start the communication in the small cell on the basis of a control signal from a macro cell when the sequence in the “discovery signal” is determined as a sequence for a “macro-assisted cell.”.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181454
 System and  management of network links by traffic type patent thumbnailSystem and management of network links by traffic type
A system and method for management of a network link includes a switching device that includes a control unit and a port coupled to the control unit. The port couples the switching device to a partner switching device using a network link.
Dell Products L.p.
06/25/15
20150181448
 Mobile terminal test device and mobile terminal test method patent thumbnailMobile terminal test device and mobile terminal test method
A mobile terminal test device includes a frame structure storage unit that stores a plurality of frame structure information items indicating the allocation patterns of a downlink (dl) and an uplink (ul) to a predetermined number of sub-frames forming one tdd frame, a scenario processing unit 24 including means for designating the type of frame used for a throughput test, and a timing control unit 27 that determines at least one of ul sub-frames in the designated type of frame as a response start sub-frame for returning acknowledgement/negative-acknowledgement messages from a mobile terminal 1 with reference to the frame structure information corresponding to the designated type of frame and determines at least one of dl sub-frames that are a predetermined number of sub-frames before the response start sub-frame as a transmission start sub-frame. The dl throughput of an arbitrarily designated type of frame is accurately calculated..
Anritsu Corporation
06/25/15
20150181447
 Wireless automation test  mobile device patent thumbnailWireless automation test mobile device
A wireless automation test apparatus for a mobile device includes a user setting unit, a test management and control unit, a test execution unit, a test result processing unit, and a communication interface unit. Also provided is a test method involving downloading a test case as well as a configuration file and an index file corresponding to the test case from a server; receiving a user custom test operation mode, and operating the test case according to operation mode information; collecting a site log, collecting and packing a test result, and uploading the test result to the server; and finally, after the test result is analyzed by the server, showing the test result and an error log on a web interface..
Borqs Wireless Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181365
 Mobile telephone for internet applications patent thumbnailMobile telephone for internet applications
A control unit for a mobile telephone includes a web server adapted to connect to a web browser in the mobile telephone, wherein the web server receives information and provides the information to the web browser when connected to the web browser.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy
06/25/15
20150181305
 Reception apparatus, method, and program patent thumbnailReception apparatus, method, and program
An information extraction unit configured to extract, in a broadcast signal which meets a dvb-t2 standard and in which a plurality of profiles is mixed, information included in a frame corresponding to each of the plurality of profiles, and an operation control unit configured to control an operation of the information extraction unit in such a manner that information which is included in a frame of a first profile and which is necessary for processing related to frame synchronization and information which is included in a frame of a second profile and which is necessary for the processing related to the frame synchronization are constantly acquired among the plurality of profiles are included, the first profile being a profile for outputting data on which error-correction decoding is performed, and the second profile being a profile for not outputting data on which the error-correction decoding is performed.. .
06/25/15
20150181284

Communication system, transmitter, receiver, communication method, program, and communication cable


The present invention relates to a communication system, a transmitter, a receiver, a communication method, a program, and a communication cable for providing high-speed bidirectional communication while maintaining compatibility. When an hdmi (r) source performs bidirectional ip communication with an hdmi (r) sink using a cec line and a signal line, a switching control unit controls a switch so that, when data is transmitted, the switch selects a constituent signal forming a differential signal output from a converting unit and, when data is transmitted, the switch selects a constituent signal forming a differential signal output from a receiver.
Sony Corporation
06/25/15
20150181173

Lane recognition system and method using defog sensor


Disclosed herein is a lane recognition system using a defog sensor, including: a defog sensor mounted in a defogging system of a vehicle; an imaging unit mounted on a windshield of the vehicle so as to image the front of the vehicle; and an integrated control unit configured to analyze a defog sensor signal received from the defog sensor, process an image signal received from the imaging unit based on the analyzed defog sensor signal, and acquire lane information.. .
Mando Corporation
06/25/15
20150181153

Projection system


A projection system includes a light source, an imaging unit, a control unit, and a projecting unit. The light source applies a light beam having a predetermined wavelength.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181144

Solid-state imaging device


A solid-state imaging device (1) includes a light receiving unit (10), a row selection unit (20), a holding unit (30), a column selection unit (40), a reading unit (50), and a control unit (60). The light receiving unit (10) includes m×n pixel units (p1,1 to pm,n).
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
06/25/15
20150181137

Image output apparatus, image output method, and image output system


A detection camera includes an imaging optical unit and a light receiving unit that acquire image data, a first detection processing unit that detects a specified substance, a second detection processing unit that acquires distance information from the imaging optical unit to the specified substance, and a display control unit that outputs display data in which information regarding the specified substance is combined with the image data in a case where the distance information is in a detection target distance range.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181135

Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof


An image capturing apparatus comprises a first image capturing unit, a second image capturing unit that is different from the first image capturing unit, and a control unit configured to perform control such that a second live image captured by the second image capturing unit is superimposed and displayed on a first live image captured by the first image capturing unit, wherein if first information is to be displayed on a display unit along with the first live image and the second live image, the control unit controls to switch a display state in which the first information is superimposed on the second live image or a display state in which the first information is displayed behind the second live image, according to a state of a predetermined function for shooting.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150181134

Imaging apparatus controlling imaging apparatus and storage medium


An imaging apparatus includes a first imaging unit, a second imaging unit, a mode setting unit that sets a still image capturing mode, and a control unit that performs control to display on a display unit an image obtained by superimposing an image captured by the second imaging unit on an image captured by the first imaging unit, wherein the control unit performs control in such a manner that when a first still image capturing mode has been set by the mode setting unit, the image captured by the second imaging unit is displayed at a position further away from an end portion of the image captured by the first imaging unit than a position of when a second still image capturing mode has been set by the mode setting unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150181133

Video display device and video display method


A video display device includes: a video display unit that displays video in accordance with a video signal; a switching detection signal input and output terminal that receives and outputs from and to another video display device a switching detection signal taking a first or second state; a display control unit that stops video display by the video display unit when a predetermined operation is instructed; a switching process signal output unit that outputs a predetermined switching process signal to change the switching detection signal to the first state when the predetermined operation is instructed, the switching process signal output unit stopping the output of the switching process signal when the predetermined operation is complete; and a switching detection signal input unit that releases the stoppage of the video display by the video display unit when the switching detection signal is in the second state.. .
Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181129

Imaging apparatus


An imaging apparatus includes: a zoom lens unit that forms image light on an imaging unit; a zoom ring that is provided around the zoom lens to be manually rotated; a rotation detection unit including: a slit member that includes a plurality of blades that are spaced apart from one another in a rotation direction and is rotated by being connected to the zoom ring, and a sensor that detects rotation of the slit member and outputs a detection signal; and a lens control unit that adjusts a zoom ratio by driving the zoom lens unit based on the detection signal of the sensor, wherein a rotation ratio of the slit member to the zoom ring is greater than 1.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181128

Cctv lens and correcting cctv lens


A substrate of a control unit is composed of a flexible circuit, a microcomputer is provided on the flexible circuit, and a control unit is provided so as to extend along an outer edge of a lens body. Pulse motors are used for zoom adjustment and focus adjustment, and a drive voltage is applied directly from the flexible circuit to an input terminal of each of the pulse motors.
Cbc Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181126

Information processing device, data processing method thereof, and program


This information processing device (100) comprises: a video data acquisition unit (102) that sequentially acquires video data resulting from a portion of an imaging subject being imaged by an imaging unit; an image recognition unit (104) that detects that a portion of a pre-registered image is included in the video data, and recognizes the images therein; an appended data extraction unit (108) that extracts the respective appended data of each image from an appended data storage unit (106) that stores appended data corresponding to each of a plurality of recognized images; an appended data display unit (110) that displays the extracted appended data of each image at each relevant image position of the video data; and a display control unit (112) that, in accordance with a user operation, switches from a process that successively displays a synthesized video, which is on the basis of synthesized video data, at the display unit of a portable terminal, to a process that, as a still image at the display unit of the portable terminal, fixedly displays the synthesized video at the point in time corresponding to the user operation.. .
Nec Corporation
06/25/15
20150181119

Electronic camera


An imaging element which continuously outputs image data obtained by photoelectrically converting object light, a buffer memory which temporarily stores image data being output from the imaging element, a plurality of image processing units which are capable of performing image processing on image data output from the imaging element, and a control unit which causes an image processing unit of the plurality of image processing units to operate based on a number of pieces of the image data stored in the buffer memory when the image data is output continuously from the imaging element, in which the image processing unit performs image processing on each piece of image data output continuously.. .
Nikon Corporation
06/25/15
20150181106

Imaging apparatus and focus control method


There is provided an imaging apparatus including a first focus detection unit that has a plurality of first focus detection areas in a photographed screen, and detects a first defocusing amount in the first focus detection areas, a second focus detection unit that has a plurality of second focus detection areas in a photographed screen, and detects a second defocusing amount in the second focus detection areas, a defocusing amount selection unit that selects which of the first defocusing amount detected by the first focus detection unit and the second defocusing amount detected by the second focus detection unit is used, and a focus control unit that performs focus control by moving a focus lens on the basis of the defocusing amount selected by the defocusing amount selection unit.. .
Sony Corporation
06/25/15
20150181095

Control device, control method, and exposure control system


There is provided a control device including a control unit configured to perform exposure control of a first pixel group and exposure control of a second pixel group independently of each other, the first pixel group and the second pixel group being disposed in a single imaging surface. The control unit controls gain or an exposure time of the first pixel group and gain or an exposure time of the second pixel group independently of each other..
Sony Corporation
06/25/15
20150181088

Ip camera apparatus


An ip camera apparatus is provided. The ip camera apparatus includes a base module, a power module, a lens module, and a plurality of first functional modules.
Geovision Inc.
06/25/15
20150181072

Image capturing system


An image capturing system includes an image capturing unit to photograph a medium placed on a medium installation face, a lighting unit disposed in a top unit to irradiate the medium installation face, a lighting control unit to perform driving control of the lighting unit, a scan instruction unit to issue an instruction to perform scanning to photograph the medium and to generate image data of the medium, and a non-readable area determining unit to determine whether or not there is a non-readable area based on an image of the medium obtained by photographing the medium with in a turned-on state of the lighting unit. When there is the non-readable area, the scanning is performed by turning off the lighting unit when the lighting unit was in a turned-on state, and when there is not the non-readable area, the scanning is performed in the turned-on state of the lighting unit..
Pfu Limited
06/25/15
20150181069

Image processing apparatus, and remote operation system for image processing apparatus


An image processing apparatus is configured to be capable of being remotely operated by a terminal device via a wireless communication line. The image processing apparatus is equipped with a body control unit, a lan interface, and a body operation unit.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150181067

Image forming apparatus, control image forming apparatus, and program


An image forming apparatus includes a first processing unit configured to execute a first type function, a second processing unit configured to execute a second type function different from the first type function, and a power supply unit configured to supply power to the first processing unit and the second processing unit, wherein a storage unit stores a first guaranteed time during which a power supply to the first processing unit is maintained and a second guaranteed time during which a power supply to the second processing unit is maintained, and a control unit configured to stop the power supply to the first processing unit when the stored first guaranteed time elapses and to stop the power supply to the second processing unit when the stored second guaranteed time elapses.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150181054

Execution instructing apparatus, execution instructing method, and storage medium


An execution instructing apparatus that operates to communicate with at least one processing apparatus executing a predetermined processing includes: a determination unit determining whether, of a first communication method where the execution instructing apparatus communicates with an image processing apparatus via a server which is neither the image processing apparatus nor the execution instructing apparatus, and a second communication method where the execution instructing apparatus communicates with the image processing apparatus without the server, communication can be performed using the second communication method; and a communication control unit controlling communication with the image processing apparatus so that when a determination is not made or when communication cannot be performed using the second communication method, communication regarding the predetermined processing is performed using the first communication method, and when communication can be performed using the second communication method, communication regarding the predetermined processing is performed using the second communication method.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150181013

Device for rendering notifications, and a controlling the rendering device


One embodiment is a device having an elongate pliable screen has first and second connection elements that connect together to hold, in a looped shape, a substrate carrying the screen, a receiver unit that receives notifications coming from an external appliance, and a control unit that causes received notifications to be rendered using a first rendering mode or a second rendering mode. The control unit detects the connection state of the first and second connection elements and causes a received notification to be rendered in the first or the second rendering mode as a function of the detected connection state between the connection elements.
Orange
06/25/15
20150180947

Information-providing device, information-providing system


An information-providing system for providing information to a user includes an information terminal including a display unit as an output unit capable of outputting information, and an information management server for managing a predetermined site, which is registered by the user and is capable of providing information on a network, the information management server being connected to the information terminal via networks to be able to communicate information to and from the information terminal. The information terminal and the information management servers respectively include control units for causing, when a significant change has been made, through involvement of another party other than the user, to a site status of the predetermined site, the display unit as the output unit to output recommendation information for recommending access to the predetermined site..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150180866

Biometric authentication device and biometric authentication method


A biometric authentication device includes: a function module which executes a predetermined function; a biometric information acquisition unit which acquires biometric information of a user; a distance measurement unit which measures a distance to the user to output a measured value of the distance; a storage unit which stores data representing biometric information of a registrant; a biometric authentication unit which compares the acquired biometric information of the user with the biometric information of the registrant and authenticates the user when the biometric information of the user matches the biometric information of the registrant; a determination unit which determines whether or not to allow use of the predetermined function according to a temporal change of the measured value of the distance after the user has been authenticated; and a function control unit which controls enabling and disabling of the function module based on a determination result of the determination unit.. .
Fujitsu Limited
06/25/15
20150180777

Data processing apparatus and method


Disclosed herein is a data processing apparatus and method. The data processing apparatus includes a terminal communication unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
06/25/15
20150180775

Communication system, control apparatus, communication method, and program


A control apparatus is connected to the network and includes: a switch control unit controlling the second switch; a path examination unit determining whether communication from an arbitrary source connected to the network uses a plurality of paths; and an erroneous learning prevention processing unit executing, when a merging point of the plurality of paths is the first switch, a predetermined erroneous learning prevention process. Occurrence of a loop or route flapping is prevented in a network environment including both a switch having an address learning function and a switch without such function..
Nec Corporation
06/25/15
20150180671

Authentication system, authentication, authentication device and device to be authenticated


An authentication system includes a device to be authenticated and an authentication device. The device to be authenticated includes a first communication unit configured to transmit an instruction code and a first comparison value, and to receive a random number, a first memory unit, and a first control unit configured to create the first comparison value based on the random number, the common secret identification information and the instruction code.
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited
06/25/15
20150180598

Communication device, communication system, and synchronous control method


A communication device includes a transmission port and a reception port communicating with other network units, a system bus i/f unit communicating with a synchronous target, n (n is an integer of 2 or more) delay counters counting a predetermined period of time, a delay-counter control unit that, upon receiving a synchronous packet input with a predetermined cycle from the reception port, causes the delay counters to count a cycle that is n times as long as the predetermined cycle and controls the delay counters such that counts of the delay counters are cleared at different timings, and a synchronous-pulse output unit outputting a synchronous pulse to the synchronous target through the system bus i/f unit when there is the counter whose count value after being cleared becomes equal to a synchronous-pulse output value.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
06/25/15
20150180597

Broadcast channel identification


An apparatus including a memory for associating at least one user defined channel identifier with at least one selection item of the apparatus and a control unit coupled to the memory, the control unit being configured to cause one of the at least one user defined channel identifier to play when a corresponding one of the at least one selection item is activated by a user.. .
Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l
06/25/15
20150180589

Communications system using adaptive frequency notching


A communications system includes a receiver unit connected with a transmission channel. The receiver unit determines a signal power of a first communications signal received over the transmission channel.
Sony Corporation
06/25/15
20150180586

Optical receiving device


An optical receiving device includes: an adaptive equalizer that includes a position estimation unit configured to estimate, based on a first signal component and a second signal component of a reception signal generated by reception of a training sequence pattern transmitted from an optical transmitter, a symbol position of the reception signal, and generates an estimated symbol position, a delay unit configured to provide a delay difference between the first signal component and the second signal component, a control unit configured to set a plurality of symbol displacement amount candidates of displacement amounts for the estimated symbol position, causes the delay unit to generate a plurality of delay differences, and generates a channel estimation symbol position used for channel estimation, and an error rate calculation unit configured to calculate an error rate of the signal restored by an adaptive equalization unit.. .
Fujitsu Limited
06/25/15
20150180491

Quantum interference device, atomic oscillator, electronic device, and moving object


A quantum interference device includes: a gas cell housing metal atoms; a light emitting unit emitting light to the gas cell; a light receiving unit receiving light penetrating the gas cell; a cell temperature control unit controlling the gas cell temperature; a light emitting unit temperature control unit controlling the light emitting unit temperature; an analog circuit including a light receiving circuit which processes a light receiving signal output from the light receiving unit, and controls an atomic resonance signal; a digital circuit controlling the analog circuit; a first substrate; and a second substrate. The light receiving circuit is provided on the first substrate.
Seiko Epson Corporation
06/25/15
20150180468

Balancing currents of power semiconductors


An exemplary method and arrangement for balancing currents of power semiconductors. The arrangement including multiple power semiconductor units and a central control unit.
Abb Oy
06/25/15
20150180402

Method for protecting an electric motor from overload


A method for protecting an electric motor comprising a control unit and configured to drive an actuation device from an overload. The method includes detecting a critical operating state of the electric motor by querying changes of a desired value (Δx), calculating a load value (load) from a number (counter_sw) and a magnitude of the changes of the desired value (Δx), sending the load value (load) calculated to the control unit of the electric motor, and determining the critical operating state if the load value (load) calculated exceeds a defined maximum allowable load value (lm).
Pierburg Gmbh
06/25/15
20150180394

Generator brake system and controlling the same


The present invention provides a generator brake system for providing a brake control of a generator. The generator brake system includes a power conversion unit, a sensing unit, and a control unit.
Delta Electronics, Inc.
06/25/15
20150180365

Method for generating injection current for fuel cell stack and performing the same


An apparatus for generating injection current for a fuel cell stack includes a first converter configured to convert direct current of a voltage corresponding to a high voltage battery, into direct current of a predetermined voltage; a second converter configured to convert the converted direct current into alternating current; a filter configured to filter a signal of a predetermined frequency band from the converted alternating current; and a control unit configured to perform a feedback control to allow the filtered alternating current to be injected without being distorted when injecting the filtered alternating current into the fuel cell stack.. .
Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180363

Power supply apparatus with variable circuit loop impedance


When a power conversion unit is in a working mode, the power conversion unit converts an alternating current power from an alternating current power supply apparatus into a direct current power. Then, the power conversion unit sends a power starting signal to a first switch control unit.
Chicony Power Technology Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180358

Power conversion apparatus and method


A power conversion apparatus includes: a primary side full bridge circuit having a first arm circuit and a second arm circuit in parallel, a secondary side full bridge circuit having a third arm circuit and a fourth arm circuit in parallel, and a control unit configured to adjust a first phase difference between switching of the first arm circuit and switching of the third arm circuit and a second phase difference between switching of the second arm circuit and switching of the fourth arm circuit to control transmitted power that is transmitted between the primary side full bridge circuit and the secondary side full bridge circuit, wherein the control unit, among the first phase difference and the second phase difference, causes the phase difference between arm circuits having a higher efficiency to be larger than the phase difference between arm circuits having a lower efficiency.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150180343

Control of a synchronous rectifier


A method and a control unit for changing a working mode of a synchronous rectifier. The synchronous rectifier comprises at least one controllable switch having a diode in parallell thereof.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/25/15
20150180334

Driving circuit for charge pump circuit and charge pump system including the same


There is provided a driving circuit for a charge pump circuit generating an output voltage by stepping-up an input voltage at least once, according to a clock signal. The driving circuit includes: an oscillator generating the clock signal; a comparison unit comparing the output voltage with a predetermined reference voltage; and a control unit generating a control signal to be provided to the oscillator, the control signal changing at least one of a frequency level and a duty level of the clock signal based on a comparison result from the comparison unit..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180284

Apparatus for transmitting and receiving wireless power


An apparatus for transmitting and receiving wireless power may include: a transmission module receiving power from an external device to charge a battery; a reception module providing power from the battery to the external device; a switching unit performing switching so as to select the transmission module or the reception module; a switching control unit performing bluetooth communications with the external device and controlling the switching of the switching unit; and a host control unit creating operating mode information so as to provide the operating mode information to the switching control unit. The switching control unit may perform bluetooth communications with the external device so that data is transmitted or received depending on the operating mode..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180240

Wireless power transmission apparatus and energy charging apparatus


A wireless power transmission apparatus includes a resonator configured to transmit power through a resonance with another resonator, a switch configured to connect the resonator to a power source, a setting unit configured to set a target amount of current to flow in the resonator, and a control unit configured to control the switch based on the target amount of current.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180231

Current flow controller


A current flow controller (10) comprising: a plurality of terminals (12a, 12b, 14a, 14b) for connection, in use, to a plurality of dc power transmission medium (16,18) such that each dc power transmission medium (16,18) is connected to at least one of the plurality of terminals (12a, 12b, 14a, 14b); and a current flow control unit interconnecting the plurality of terminals (12a, 12b, 14a, 14b), the current flow control unit including a plurality of current flow control sub-units (20, 22, 23) each of which is, in use, connected to a respective dc power transmission medium (16, 18), each current flow control sub-unit (20, 22, 23) including at least one switching element (24, 28), the or each switching element (24, 28) of each current flow control sub-unit (20, 22, 23) being connected to the same energy storage device (26; 56) to selectively provide a voltage source, and a switching control unit (100) to control switching of each switching element (24, 28) of the current flow control unit to selectively inject a voltage drop (v1, v2), in use, into each dc power transmission medium (16,18) so as to simultaneously regulate current flow (i1, i2) in each dc power transmission medium (16, 18) and divert energy from at least one dc power transmission medium (16, 18) into at least one other dc power transmission medium (16, 18) via the current flow control unit.. .
Alstom Technology Ltd
06/25/15
20150180218

Selectivity module with serial status signal


A selectivity module for dividing a load current in an installation system includes a housing, a plurality of branches in the housing, a plurality of switching devices, and a control unit. Each of the plurality of switching devices is configured for switching a branch current on and off in a corresponding one of the plurality of branches.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
06/25/15
20150180200

Light source drive circuit, optical scanning apparatus, semiconductor drive circuit, and image forming apparatus


A light source drive circuit which drives a light source is disclosed, including a drive current generating unit which generates a drive current, the driving current including a predetermined current for obtaining a predetermined light amount from the light source; and first and second overshoot currents which are applied to the predetermined current in synchronization thereto; and a control unit which sets, to the drive current generating unit, a value of the first overshoot current to a fixed value, and a value of the second overshoot current in accordance with a light amount output from the light source.. .
06/25/15
20150180197

Short pulse laser with amplifier and adjustable pulse sequence


The invention relates to a short pulse laser (1) having a seed laser oscillator (2), a controllable pulse picker (4) for coupling out a laser pulse or a sequence of laser pulses, and an amplifier unit (5, 6) being mounted downstream of the pulse picker (5) and having at least one first amplifier stage (5) and a controllable first pump laser (8). The short pulse laser further includes a control unit (10) which is designed to control the pulse picker (4) and/or the first pump laser (8) such that the post-amplified laser pulses reach a predetermined power..
Photon Energy Gmbh
06/25/15
20150180066

Fuel cell system and controlling the fuel cell system


A control device includes a combustion apparatus temperature comparison unit for comparing a temperature of a combustion apparatus and a combustion apparatus temperature range, a combustion apparatus flame-out determination unit for determining whether flame-out occurs in the combustion apparatus based on a comparison result by the combustion apparatus temperature comparison unit, and a combustion apparatus control unit for starting or stopping operation of a start-up combustor based on a determination result by the combustion apparatus frame-out determination unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180057

Method for generating injection current for fuel cell stack and performing the same


An apparatus for generating injection current for a fuel cell stack includes a first converter configured to convert direct current of a voltage corresponding to a battery for a vehicle, into direct current of predetermined voltage; a second converter configured to convert the converted direct current into alternating current; a filter configured to filter a signal of a predetermined frequency band from the converted alternating current; and a control unit configured to perform a feedback control to allow the filtered alternating current to be injected without being distorted when injecting the filtered alternating current into the fuel cell stack.. .
Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180016

Safety device for preventing overcharging of battery


A safety device for preventing overcharging of a battery includes: a battery stack including a plurality of cells; a safety circuit connected to two or more cells and provided with an electrical conduction control unit that controls electrical conduction; and a closed circuit disposed between the cells connected to the safety circuit and provided with a switching unit which is switched on or off upon cell swelling, such that when cell swelling occurs, the switching unit is switched on by a pressing force, disabling the electrical conduction control unit of the safety circuit so electrical conduction between the cells is established via the switching unit, and when cell swelling occurs again, the switching unit is switched off, cutting off the electrical conduction between the cells.. .
Hyundai Motor Company
06/25/15
20150179129

Electronic shelf label having multiple display areas, electronic shelf label system, and operating method thereof


An electronic shelf label wirelessly receiving a data packet including an identification through a gateway from an electronic shelf label server and requesting that the gateway transmit display information when the identification included in the data packet coincides with an identification of the electronic shelf label may include: a wireless communications unit receiving the data packet including at least one of the identification id, the display information, and a display identification flag; a control unit controlling a screen display of the display information based on the display identification flag; and a single display panel including a driving unit having first to n-th drivers (n indicates a natural number of two or above) individually controlled by the control unit and a display unit having first to n-th display areas independently driven by each of the first to n-th drivers to display the display information.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150179060

Electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus, and control method thereof


An electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus that controls the electronic apparatus, and control method thereof. The remote control apparatus includes a communication unit which communicates with the electronic apparatus; a user input unit which receives a user button selection indicating an input button; a sensing unit which senses movement of the remote control apparatus; and a control unit which controls the communication unit to transmit information about the user button selection to perform a function corresponding to the input button if the remote control apparatus is in a button input mode, and to transmit information about the movement of the remote control apparatus to the electronic apparatus to control the electronic apparatus by the movement if the remote control apparatus is in a motion recognition mode.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150179056

Communication system, communication device, and communication method


A mobile device is provided with a communication unit which performs communication via wireless communication, a display unit, and a display control unit which controls the display unit to display a setting input screen for allowing the user to input setting of a household electrical device. The communication unit transmits a request signal for checking whether there is a person in the vicinity of the household electrical device before the setting input screen is displayed by the display control unit.
Panasonic Corporation
06/25/15
20150179014

Banknote handling device


A banknote handling device improves banknote delivery efficiency, by reading serial numbers on banknotes. The banknote handling device comprises: a banknote deposit/withdrawal unit for receiving and delivering banknotes from and to a user; the banknote discrimination unit that discriminates banknotes and is capable of reading banknote serial numbers; a control unit that controls the banknote deposit/withdrawal unit, the banknote discrimination unit, and the banknote storage unit.
Hitachi-omron Terminal Solutions, Corp.
06/25/15
20150179007

Gate apparatus, communication apparatus, communication system, gate control method, and program


Provided is a gate apparatus including a sensor that detects a pedestrian; multiple human body communication electrodes for performing human body communication; and a control unit that determines a position of the pedestrian according to information on the pedestrian detected by the sensor, performs outputting of a connection confirmation request packet through a human body communication electrode corresponding to the determined position, receives a connection confirmation response packet transmitted from a human body communication terminal and performs analysis processing on the received connection confirmation response packet, and performs opening and closing control of a gate opening and closing unit, in which the control unit stores in the connection confirmation request packet an output electrode identifier of a communication electrode that performs packet outputting, and determines whether or not the output electrode identifier and an electrode identifier of the electrode that receives the connection confirmation response packet agree with each other.. .
Felica Networks, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178989

Medical image display apparatus, method, and program


A medical image display apparatus includes a three-dimensional image obtaining unit that obtains a three-dimensional image of a subject, a tubular tissue region obtaining unit that obtains a tubular tissue region representing a tubular tissue of the subject from the three-dimensional image, an endpoint identification unit that identifies, if the tubular tissue region obtained by the tubular tissue region obtaining unit is separated, each endpoint of the two tubular tissue regions connecting to the separating portion, a cross-sectional image generation unit that generates a cross-sectional image that includes the two endpoints identified by the endpoint identification unit, a display control unit that displays the cross-sectional image generated by the cross-sectional image generation unit and a three-dimensional image of the tubular tissue region, and a route receiving unit that receives input of a route connecting the two tubular tissue regions.. .
Fujifilm Corporation
06/25/15
20150178980

Multifocal representation device and multifocal representation the three-dimensional representation of an object


A multifocal representation device with a digital image generation module and a control unit, which conveys to the digital image generation module two-dimensional image data of a three-dimensional object to be represented, is provided, wherein the digital image generation module, based on the two-dimensional image data conveyed, generates two-dimensional images of the object from at least two different object planes in corresponding different focal planes in such a way that an observer can focus with his eye on the different focal planes in order to perceive the represented object three-dimensionally, and wherein the control unit determines for each two-dimensional image to be represented a sharpness value in sections and sets the image data to dark for the image sections the sharpness value of which lies outside a sharpness value range predetermined for the image.. .
Carl Zeiss Ag
06/25/15
20150178954

Display device, image displaying method and computerized tomography apparatus


A solid state power controller for an aircraft, the solid state power controller includes a solid state switching device for activating an electrical power output bus, a control unit for controlling the solid state switching device, and a current sensing circuit for monitoring current flowing in the electrical power output bus. The current sensing circuit includes a sensing fuse that provides a simplified and more reliable solid state power controller..
Ge Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Llc
06/25/15
20150178888

Display device, data processing device and computer readable medium


A display device, including: a storage unit in which page image data including a figure or a photograph and figure photo information are stored so as to be associated with each other for each page, the figure photo information corresponding to a figure or a photograph included in a page, being information for individually displaying the figure or the photograph and including area information which indicates an area occupied by the figure or the photograph in page image data corresponding to the page; a display unit; an operation unit; an identification unit; and a display control unit.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150178770

Product advertisement management system and method


The product advertisement management system is connected to an online marketplace and a marketplace system. An input interface unit receives advertisement bidding information which comprises a product number and a bidding price.
Nvista Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150178624

Electronic system with prediction mechanism and operation thereof


A method of operation of an electronic system includes: capturing an image; recording an input associated with the image; capturing an updated image; and invoking an agent, with a control unit, associated with the updated image based on the input associated with the image.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150178602

Control apparatus, control method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium


A control apparatus, comprising a reception unit configured to receive image data, a setting unit configured to set an operation mode, an image processing unit configured to generate print data based on the image data, a print control unit configured to cause a printing unit to perform printing on a printing medium based on the print data, a determination unit configured to determine whether reception of all the image data is complete before the printing unit completes predetermined printing, and a change unit configured to change the set operation mode to another operation mode in a case where the set operation mode is an operation mode in which printing based on the print data starts if the image processing unit generates the print data.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150178491

Portable electronic device


A portable electronic device includes a display unit; an input detection unit that detects an input to the display unit, and a lock control unit that sets or releases a locked state for a part or all of functions of the portable electronic device when a predetermined input is detected by the input detection unit, wherein the predetermined input includes inputs, in which a preset screen operation is continuously performed by a predetermined number of times in an area of the display unit.. .
Kyocera Corporation
06/25/15
20150178485

Information processing apparatus, information processing method and non-transitory computer readable medium


An information processing apparatus comprises: storage unit that stores a first converted value converted by a one-way function in association with user identification information; input unit that receives, from a user, input of the user identification information and authentication information; holding unit that holds the authentication information input by the user; authentication unit that executes user authentication by converting, by the one-way function, the authentication information input by the user into a second converted value and checking the second converted value against the first converted value stored in the storage unit in association with the user identification information input by the user; and control unit that, based on success of the user authentication, causes the storage unit to store the authentication information held by the holding unit in place of the first converted value stored in the storage unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150178290

Display control apparatus, display control method, and computer-readable storage medium


A display control apparatus includes: a display control unit adapted to align a plurality of data in an order of generation and display a list of the aligned data in a predetermined display area of a display unit. An acquisition unit adapted to acquire a generation time of new data when the new data is added.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150178249

Information processing apparatus, information processing method therefor, and non-transitory storage medium


An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive an update instruction to update at least a part of an image displayed on a display screen, an estimating unit configured to estimate a target position on the display screen before a user operation determines the target position, and a display control unit configured to, after the estimating unit estimates the target position, display an object displayed at the target position on the display screen at the estimated target position before an image displayed on the display screen is updated in response to the update instruction received by the receiving unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150178240

Method for operating a transceiver of a bus participant connected to a data bus


The method is used for operating a transceiver of a bus participant connected to a data bus, the arrangement additionally having a control unit, wherein the transceiver is connected between the data bus and the control unit and obtains commands and operating data for its operation in accordance with the bus protocol, and receives and transmits useful data via the data bus. For its operation in this method, the transceiver receives, at its inputs and/or outputs provided for the useful data and connected to the data bus and the control unit, commands from the control unit or transmitted via the data bus, and is operated accordingly if such a command is received..
Elmos Semiconductor Ag
06/25/15
20150178175

Information processing device and monitoring method


An information processing device includes a processing unit, a control unit, and a monitoring unit. The processing unit executes an os.
Fujitsu Limited
06/25/15
20150178144

Electronic control unit


An ecu having a microcomputer for controlling a control object includes: a detection device that detects an anomalous operation of the microcomputer; a first reset device that outputs a reset signal for the microcomputer when the detection device detects the anomalous operation; a failsafe control device that executes a failsafe control operation for controlling the control object to be safer than the control object before resetting the microcomputer when the microcomputer is reset to a normal state; a counting device that counts a number of times of occurrence of the anomalous operation when the detection device detects the anomalous operation again after the failsafe control device starts to execute the failsafe control operation; and a second reset device that outputs the reset signal and holds an output of the reset signal when the number of times of occurrence reaches a predetermined number of times.. .
Denso Corporation
06/25/15
20150178102

System-on-chip, manufacture thereof and controlling a system-on-chip


A system-on-chip comprises a plurality of functional domains. The plurality of functional domains comprise a first domain and a second domain, the first domain having a first active mode of operation and the second domain having a second active mode of operation different from the first active mode of operation.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178035

Smart phone/tablet computer displayable and operable on front and rear sides or multiple sides


Disclosed is a smart phone/tablet computer capable of displaying and operation on front and rear sides or on multiple sides, including a main body. The main body has a front side and a rear side that are respectively provided with a first displaying/operating unit and a second displaying/operating unit.
06/25/15
20150178026

Image forming system and image forming apparatus


An image forming system includes a client apparatus, a server apparatus and an image forming apparatus. The client apparatus includes a designating unit.
Oki Data Corporation


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