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Surveillance server, method of processing data of surveillance server, and surveillance system

Samsung Techwin

Surveillance server, method of processing data of surveillance server, and surveillance system

Programmable phase-cut dimmer operation

Dialog Semiconductor

Programmable phase-cut dimmer operation

Programmable phase-cut dimmer operation

Miniature breaker having short circuit self-locking function and miniature breaker having position state detecting…

Date/App# patent app List of recent Control Unit-related patents
01/29/15
20150033181
 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program patent thumbnailnew patent Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including an input operating unit configured to receive an input operation from a user, the input operation allowing content to be scrolled, and a setting control unit configured to change a setting of a scrolling direction for the content on the basis of a situation in which the input operation has been performed.. .
Sony Corporation
01/29/15
20150033180
 Display control apparatus, display control method, display control signal generating apparatus, display control signal generating method, program, and display control system patent thumbnailnew patent Display control apparatus, display control method, display control signal generating apparatus, display control signal generating method, program, and display control system
There is provided a display control apparatus including a display control unit configured to move a cursor position displayed on a display unit or to scroll a screen displayed on the display unit in accordance with a change amount of an indicated direction of a direction indicator, and a switching control unit configured to switch the display control unit moving the cursor position and the display control unit scrolling the screen. After the switching control unit switches the display control unit scrolling the screen to the display control unit moving the cursor position, the display control unit reduces a movement amount of the cursor position with respect to the change amount..
Sony Corporation
01/29/15
20150033158
 Information processing device, information processing method and information processing program patent thumbnailnew patent Information processing device, information processing method and information processing program
An information processing device includes a selection accepting unit that accepts selection of three or more objects among a plurality of displayed objects, a movement control unit that moves one or more objects in accordance with movement of input position related to selection of one or more objects among the selected objects, and a processing execution unit that executes specified processing using information related to the moved object on each of a plurality of fixed objects when a position of the moved object is included in a determination area for the fixed object. Processing on the plurality of fixed objects is thereby executed at a time simply by performing the operation of moving the position of one moved object into the determination area for the fixed object..
Rakuten, Inc.
01/29/15
20150033075
 Cache debug system for programmable circuits patent thumbnailnew patent Cache debug system for programmable circuits
An integrated circuit may be provided with system-on-chip circuitry including system-on-chip interconnects and a microprocessor unit subsystem. The subsystem may include microprocessor cores that execute instructions stored in memory.
Altera Corporation
01/29/15
20150033058
 Server cluster and control mechanism thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Server cluster and control mechanism thereof
A server cluster including a network switch and multiple server nodes is provided. The network switch is connected to an external network.
Quanta Computer Inc.
01/29/15
20150033043
 Electronic device, control method, and system patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic device, control method, and system
An electronic device is connected to a server device. The electronic device includes: a detection unit that detects a state of the electronic device; a generation unit that generates third information in which first information that is information indicating the state of the electronic device and second information that is information indicating time of detection by the detection unit are associated with each other; a registration unit that registers the third information in a memory unit in order of generation; and a control unit that performs, when power supply to the electronic device is started, control to transmit latest third information among one or more pieces of the third information stored in the memory unit, to the server device, as stop information related to time at which the electronic device was stopped..
01/29/15
20150032953
 Configuration of a physical control unit to support multiple logicalcontrol units for different tape drive types in a mainframe native tape attachment storage system patent thumbnailnew patent Configuration of a physical control unit to support multiple logicalcontrol units for different tape drive types in a mainframe native tape attachment storage system
Method embodiments for facilitating configuration of a physical control unit to support multiple logical control units are provided. Each logical control unit supports communication with a single tape drive model type up to a maximum number of drives.
International Business Machines Corporation
01/29/15
20150032934
 Power adapter and electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Power adapter and electronic device
An electronic device includes a battery, a detecting unit, a comparing unit, a control unit and a charging circuit. The detecting unit is electronically connected to a universal serial bus (usb) interface to detect and determine whether or not the connecting device is a power adapter.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032885
 Image processing apparatus and control method patent thumbnailnew patent Image processing apparatus and control method
An image processing apparatus includes: a storage unit that stores image data; a transfer-path determining unit that determines a transfer path via which the image data is to be transferred from among multiple transfer paths connected to the storage unit; a selection unit that selects the transfer path via which the image data is to be transferred based on the determined transfer path; and an access-request control unit that issues a next access request to the storage unit after waiting a response to an already-issued access request to the storage unit when the determined transfer path is changed from a transfer path used in most recent transfer of the image data.. .
Ricoh Company, Limited
01/29/15
20150032391
 Control  detecting a variation of a fluid level in a tank patent thumbnailnew patent Control detecting a variation of a fluid level in a tank
A control apparatus for detecting a variation of a fluid level in a tank is disclosed. The control apparatus includes an electronic control unit connected to the fluid level sensor.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150032353
new patent

Braking control device and control method


A hybrid vehicle includes a braking device configured to apply a frictional braking torque to a vehicle wheel in response to movement of an input member of a brake pedal, an electric motor configured to apply a regenerative braking torque to the vehicle wheel, and a control unit. During braking, the control unit is configured to determine a limit value of the regenerative braking torque that can be generated in accordance with an operating condition of the charging device or the electric motor, and reduce a ratio of the regenerative braking torque to the frictional braking torque before the regenerative braking torque reaches the limit value..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032348
new patent

Integrated transmission and auxiliary gearbox control


A powertrain of a vehicle has a drive unit, a transmission and an auxiliary gearbox. Operation of the transmission and the auxiliary gearbox is controlled by a transmission control unit.
Allison Transmission, Inc.
01/29/15
20150032340
new patent

Automatic and manual electrical gear shifting electric vehicles


The automatic and manual electrical gear shifting apparatus includes a manual electrical gear shifting unit, for detecting a driving status and transmitting a sensing signal; a control unit, coupled to the sensing unit and the manual electrical gear shifting unit, and also coupled to a driving shift device and a mid-power motor, and a shift correction unit being coupled between the driving shift device and the control unit. The control unit resets the driving shift device to a start shift when the electric vehicle stops and if the transmission of an electric vehicle is an internal transmission.
National Cheng Kung University
01/29/15
20150032337
new patent

Control device for work vehicle


A control device for work vehicle includes: a hydraulic brake device that generates a braking force according to operation of a brake pedal upon traveling; a brake lock device that hydraulically locks the hydraulic brake device and unlocks hydraulic lock of the hydraulic brake device; a brake pedal operation detection unit that detects the operation of the brake pedal; a hydraulic lock directing switch that is provided on a manual operating lever for operating a work device of the work vehicle; and a control unit that controls the brake lock device such that when the hydraulic lock directing switch is operated, the hydraulic brake device is hydraulically locked and when a predetermined depression operation of the brake pedal is detected by the brake pedal operation detection unit, the hydraulic lock of the hydraulic brake device is unlocked.. .
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032335
new patent

Driving force transmission controller and vehicle control method


A driving force transmission controller includes: a normal turning control unit that computes command values such that driving force transmitted to an outer wheel in a turning direction is larger than that transmitted to an inner wheel during normal turning; a counter-steering control unit that computes the command values such that the driving force transmitted to the outer wheel is larger than that transmitted to the inner wheel during counter-steering; a counter-steering return control unit that corrects the command values such that a rate of change in each of the driving forces transmitted to the right and left rear wheels is lower than a rate of change in a steered angle of front wheels when a steering velocity is equal to or higher than a prescribed value during the counter-steering; and a driving force transmission control unit that controls a driving force transmission device based on the command values.. .
Jtekt Corporation
01/29/15
20150032333
new patent

Vehicle behavior control apparatus


In order to control a behavior generated on a body as a result of a travel of a vehicle, an electronic control unit controls rotation of each of in-wheel motors, thereby generating a predetermined braking force or driving force approximately the same in magnitude on each wheel. Meanwhile, the electronic control unit uses respective pipelines and a direction control circuit depending on the behavior generated on the body to connect fluid pressure cylinders on a fluid pressure supplying side and fluid pressure cylinders on a fluid pressure supplied side to each other for communication.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150032330
new patent

Mobile object, system, and storage medium


There is provided a mobile object including an input detection unit configured to detect an input from an outside, an acquisition unit configured to acquire environmental information detected by a sensor in a remote location, in accordance with a content of detection performed by the input detection unit, and a control unit configured to control an actuator other than a driving actuator in accordance with the environmental information acquired by the acquisition unit, the driving actuator relating to movement of the mobile object.. .
Sony Corporation
01/29/15
20150032302
new patent

Rail vehicle braking device and braking a rail vehicle


A rail vehicle braking device has at least one electrodynamic brake, which comprises a drive unit, which has at least one drive motor and a power supply unit for supplying the drive motor when the drive unit is in a traction mode. The rail vehicle braking device has at least two brake control units in order to increase the safety of the electrodynamic brake.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150032288
new patent

System and warning of a possible collision of a motor vehicle with an object


A system and method for warning of a possible collision of a motor vehicle with an object is disclosed. The system includes sensors configured to monitor a driving path of the motor vehicle, and a warning unit configured to initiate a safety-related action when an object has been detected within the monitored driving path.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150032287
new patent

Tire load sensing system


A vehicle tire load sensing system includes distance sensors mounted on the vehicle near each tire. The distance sensors generate distance signals representing a distance from the sensor to a track that is left in the soil during forward vehicle travel.
Deere & Company
01/29/15
20150032273
new patent

Addition of new irrigation zone and operable components within an irrigation system


The disclosure extends to apparatuses, methods, systems, and computer program products for generating and optimizing irrigation protocols. The disclosure extends to a stacked controller comprising a control unit and irrigation adaptor in accordance with the disclosed methods, systems, and computer program products for optimizing water usage in growing plants for yard and crops..
Skydrop, Llc
01/29/15
20150032267
new patent

Temperature control unit for the heating system in a building


A heating control unit for a building with a heating system, which includes heat exchangers supplied by a boiler, a loop for circulating the heating fluid including a mixing valve, radiators, a return loop, and a control circuit which receives information on the indoor and outdoor conditions in order to control the mixing valve. The control unit includes elements for predicting and optimizing the heating needs of the users of the building and for providing the control circuit with modified information on the outdoor temperature likely to adjust the parameters of the heating system to the needs of the users and minimize power consumption..
Neurobat Ag
01/29/15
20150032254
new patent

Communication draw-in system, communication draw-in method, and communication draw-in program


A communication draw-in system that enables robot-human communication to start smoothly is provided. The communication draw-in system is a communication draw-in system provided in a robot that communicates with a target human, and includes: a human specifying unit 200 for specifying a position of the target human; a light source control unit 201 for moving light toward the specified position of the target human; a draw-in control unit 203 for instructing the robot to perform a draw-in operation for making the target human recognize a direction of the robot; and a human recognition specifying unit 204 for determining whether or not the target human has recognized the robot, wherein the robot is instructed to start communicating with the target human, in the case where the target human is determined to have recognized the robot..
Nec Corporation
01/29/15
20150032022
new patent

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring system


A surgical system kit is described. The surgical system kit includes a peripheral electrode, a surgical access instrument configured to be placed in a surgical target site, and a control unit.
Depuy Synthes Products, Llc
01/29/15
20150032010
new patent

Optical measurement device


An optical measurement device includes: a measurement light source unit that emits measurement light; measurement probe including an illumination fiber configured to radiate the measurement light to a living tissue, and a light-receiving fiber configured to receive return light of the measurement light reflected and/or scattered from the living tissue; a detection unit that detects the return light; an illumination control unit that causes the measurement light source unit to execute alternately emission and stoppage of the measurement light during the measurement and to emit the measurement light such that the emission time is longer than the stoppage time; and a computation unit that removes, from an intensity of return light of the measurement light detected by the detection unit, a detected intensity of return light of the observation light radiated by an endoscope and reflected from the living tissue.. .
Olympus Corporation
01/29/15
20150031459
new patent

Projecting unit having function of game platform


A project unit having a game platform function by mounting a mobile communication device is provided. The project unit includes a first body unit including a mounting unit configured to detachably mount the mobile communication device, a projector connected to the first body unit and configured to project an image in a predetermined direction, a second body unit coupled to the first body unit and configured to selectively move or rotate, and a control unit electrically connected to the first body unit, the projector, and the second body unit, and configured to control the projector and the second body unit, wherein the projector projects a game image transmitted from the mobile communication device through the control unit, and at least one of the first body unit and the second body unit includes a plurality of plate members which are disassembled and assembled..
Robotis Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150031455
new patent

Game controller and game system


A first control unit includes a first operation data generation section for generating first operation data in accordance with a motion of a first control unit body included in the first control unit. A second control unit includes a second operation data generation section for generating second operation data in accordance with a direction input operation performed by a player.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150031315
new patent

Rf device and method with improved active load modulation capability


There is described an rf bidirectional communication device utilizing active load modulation, the device comprising (a) a resonance circuit including an antenna (326), and (b) a control unit (322) for controlling communication of the device, including switching between a transmission mode and a receiving mode, wherein the control unit is adapted to (c) modify a configuration of the resonance circuit such that the resonance circuit has a first resonance frequency (f0) when the device is in the transmission mode and a second resonance frequency (f0+Δf) when the device is in the receiving mode, and (d) modify the configuration of the resonance circuit such that a q-factor of the resonance circuit is periodically decreased while the device is in the transmission mode. There is also described a corresponding method and a system comprising a rf device and a reader/writer device.
Nxp B.v.
01/29/15
20150031304
new patent

Communication device, specifying identification information for communication with communication partner, and recording medium


A communication device includes: communication unit receiving from each of other communication devices identification information to enable communication with the other communication device and identification information for visual verification of the other communication device; storage unit that stores, for each of the other communication devices, identification information enabling communication and identification information for visual verification received in the communication unit, which are associated with each other; display unit that displays the identification information for visual verification that was received by the communication unit; acceptance unit that accepts selected identification information that is a piece of identification information for visual verification that was selected from among identification information for visual verification that was displayed on the display unit; and control unit that specifies, as the identification information to enable communication with a communication partner, identification information to enable communication that is associated with the selected identification information in the storage unit.. .
Nec Corporation
01/29/15
20150031302
new patent

Wireless communication terminal with an rfid module, wireless communication system, wireless communication method, and a device storing a program


A wireless communication terminal includes: a wireless communication module, a power supply unit configured to perform electric power supply to the wireless communication module, a power supply control unit configured to perform power supply control of the power supply unit, a control unit configured to set parameters of a layer higher than a data link layer to parameters of the wireless communication module, an rfid module configured to store wireless communication setting information and data presence/absence information and wirelessly transmit the wireless communication setting information, and a data update unit configured to update the data presence/absence information stored in the rfid module.. .
Olympus Corporation
01/29/15
20150030953
new patent

Fuel cell system


A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack, a compressor, a cathode flow passage, a bypass flow passage branching from the cathode flow passage, thereby bypassing the stack, a bypass valve adjusting a bypass flow rate, a stack flow rate sensor detecting a flow rate to the stack, and a compressor flow rate sensor detecting a flow rate into the compressor. A flow rate for the stack depending on a state of a fuel cell and a flow rate the compressor controls depending on a requirement different from that of the stack are calculated.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030502
new patent

Arrangement with a blood pump and pump control unit


An arrangement for extracorporeal life support is further developed in such a way that a pump actuating signal produces a wave-like surging and subsiding pump output for a pulsatile flow. The pump is preferably a non-occlusive blood pump, such as a diagonal pump, for example.
Novalung Gmbh
01/29/15
20150030462
new patent

Washing water pump device and control method


A washing water pump device includes a washing water pump and a control unit configured to control operation of the washing water pump. The control unit is configured to receive and evaluate signals relating to a state of a vehicle and/or ambient conditions of the vehicle.
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150030346
new patent

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory recording medium having recorded therein temperature control program for use in image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus forms a toner image of text on a recording sheet based on pdl data prescribing text data and one or more print conditions of thereof, and thermally fixes the toner image, and includes: condition acquisition unit analyzing the pdl data to acquire, as the conditions, one or more of character number, character spacing, and line spacing from the pdl data; judgment unit judging for each condition, by comparing the condition with reference value, the judgment indicating whether the condition is suitable for ensuring fixability of the toner image if thermally fixed at a temperature that is lower than predetermined temperature; and temperature control unit, when the judgment unit judges negatively for at least one condition, setting a fixing temperature for thermally fixing the toner image to the predetermined temperature, when the judgment unit judges affirmatively for all conditions, setting the fixing temperature to the lower temperature.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030341
new patent

Color image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive section driven to rotate, a light emission unit configured to emit light to form electrostatic latent images on the photosensitive section, a process section configured to form images on the photosensitive section, a detection unit configured to detect an output generated via the process section when an electrostatic latent image for correction passes through a position facing the process section, and a control unit configured to execute a correction of a position of an electrostatic latent image in image formation based on a detection result from the detection unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kalsha
01/29/15
20150030327
new patent

Wavelength selection switch controlling wavelength selection switch


A wavelength selection switch system includes a wavelength selection switch including an input port and an output port, a nonvolatile memory in which configuration information for controlling an operation of the wavelength selection switch is stored, a high-speed memory in which reading and writing can be performed at a higher speed than in the nonvolatile memory and that stores a copy of the configuration information stored in the nonvolatile memory, and a control unit that controls an operation of the wavelength selection switch based on the configuration information read from the high-speed memory, wherein the control unit periodically reads the configuration information stored in the nonvolatile memory and writes a copy of the read configuration information to the high-speed memory.. .
Ntt Electronics Corporation
01/29/15
20150030326
new patent

Industrial controller apparatus capable of low error, ultra high-speed serial communication and driving same


An industrial controller includes a control unit, a first optical transmission/reception unit, a second optical transmission/reception unit, and a switching unit. The control unit handles a downlink transmission frame depending on whether or not the protocol control information (pci) of the downlink transmission frame corresponds to an id of an industrial controller device, and internally generates and outputs an uplink transmission frame.
Hyundai Infracore, Inc.
01/29/15
20150030309
new patent

Display system, information terminal, display device, and recording medium


A display system includes a display device and an information terminal for communicating with the display device. The information terminal includes a generation unit that generates playback control information that includes information indicating a storing position of playback content data selected from content data stored in a storage part and is used to control playback of the playback content data, and a transmission unit that transmits the playback control information to the display device.
01/29/15
20150030155
new patent

Surveillance server, processing data of surveillance server, and surveillance system


A surveillance server connected to a camera through a network is provided, the camera acquiring an image of a surveillance area. The surveillance server includes: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire from the camera image data of the image that is encrypted; a mode selection unit configured to select a processing mode of the image data; and a decryption control unit configured to decrypt the image data in response to selection of a first mode..
Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150030119
new patent

Multi-source radiation generator and radiographic imaging system


A multi-source radiation generator in which plural radiation sources are arranged in series includes a control unit that controls a dose of radiation emitted from each of the radiation sources depending on positions of the radiation sources, and reduces variation in a radiation dose resulting from differences in positions of the radiation sources by changing an irradiation time, an anodic current value of each of the radiation sources depending on a distance from each of the radiation sources to a subject.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150030111
new patent

System and generating an essentially sinusoidal synchronization pulse


A reception system for a control unit in a vehicle having a voltage generator for generating a synchronization pulse which generates the synchronization pulse within predefined specification limits and having a predefined shape and a predefined time behavior, the reception system outputting the synchronization pulse for synchronizing a signal transmission via a data bus to at least one sensor, and a method for generating such a synchronization pulse. The voltage generator includes a voltage amplifier which generates the synchronization pulse generally as a sinusoidal oscillation based on a reference voltage..
Robert Bosch Gmbh
01/29/15
20150030012
new patent

Communication device


A display control device for communicating with an information terminal, the display control device including: a communication unit; a communication control unit which causes the communication unit to perform first communication in a local area network including the display control device and the information terminal, the first communication being communication between the display control device and the information terminal via a relay device; and a connection information obtainment unit which obtains, from the information terminal through the first communication, connection information necessary for establishment of second communication that is direct communication between the display control device and the information terminal, in which when the connection information obtainment unit obtains the connection information, the communication control unit causes the communication unit to break off the first communication and start the second communication using the obtained connection information.. .
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029861
new patent

Communication device and communication system


There is provided a communication device for controlling an upper limit bandwidth of tcp communication for transmission. There is further provided a communication device for enhancing a communication bandwidth for tcp and restricting it to an upper limit for transmission by use of new tcp for enhancing a communication bandwidth.
Hitachi, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029843
new patent

Apparatus and providing web service in wireless communication system


The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for providing a web service in a wireless communication system. The apparatus for providing the web service includes: a proxy unit receiving/sending data through the internet; a packet data conversion protocol (pdcp) unit producing and outputting at least one pdcp protocol data unit (pdu) by using the data; and a control unit monitoring the data received from the proxy unit and controlling the proxy unit to transmit data of a size acceptable by the pdcp unit on the basis of the data capacity of the pdcp unit..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029760
new patent

Voltage feed-forward compensation and voltage feedback compensation for switched mode power supplies


A digital control unit generates a control signal to control a duty cycle of a switched mode power supply such that a faster response to an input voltage transient is achieved. The digital control unit comprises a feedback compensator, a feed forward compensator, a transient detector, and a controller.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
01/29/15
20150029682
new patent

Electronic control unit


Proposed is a c/u that is designed to accomplish the above object. The cu includes a multilayer circuit substrate, a resin cover, and a metal base.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029633
new patent

Miniature breaker having short circuit self-locking function and miniature breaker having position state detecting function


Both a miniature circuit breaker with short-circuit self-locking function and a miniature circuit breaker with position state detection function include: a first miniature circuit and a miniature circuit breaker operation output device. A motor, an action unit and a control unit are located within the casing of the miniature circuit breaker operation output device.
01/29/15
20150029559
new patent

Printing device and control a printing device


A printer and a control method of a printer can print barcodes appropriately according to a given print medium by means of a simple, easy operation. The printer stores a constant preset value relationally corresponding to each type of print medium.
Seiko Epson Corporation
01/29/15
20150029540
new patent

Image forming apparatus and mobile device for forming wireless configuration by using near field communication (nfc)


An image forming apparatus that supports a near field communication (nfc) function includes an nfc tag for storing installation information of an application; a wireless communication module for receiving a profile including wireless configuration data from a mobile device, wherein the wireless configuration data is input by a user in execution of the application that is installed in the mobile device by using the installation information; and a control unit for forming wireless configuration based on the profile.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029531
new patent

Imaging device having information protection function


Provided is an imaging device having an information protection function, comprising an imaging control unit, an interface control unit, and at least two interfaces, and further comprising a changeover switch unit provided between the interfaces and the interface control unit, configured to change over the physical communication or physical isolation between the interfaces and the interface control unit. The imaging device provided in the solution maintains the physical communication or physical isolation between the interfaces and the interface control unit via the changeover switch unit, reduces the possibility of communicating between the interfaces via the interface control unit, thus avoiding the leakage of user data via the communicated interfaces, and reducing potential network security risk..
Zhuhai Seine Technology Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029528
new patent

Information processing device, and method and computer-readable medium therefor


An information processing device including a communication unit communicating with a conversion device, and a control unit configured to select one or more target spreadsheets from among spreadsheets contained in target information, the target information being described in a format of a markup language and contains the spreadsheets, each of the spreadsheets being individually identified based on tag information contained in the target information, generate transmission information based on the one or more selected target spreadsheets, control the communication unit to transmit the generated transmission information to the conversion device, and control the communication unit to receive one or more pieces of image information from the conversion device, each of the one or more pieces of image information being generated through conversion by the conversion device based on a corresponding one of the one or more selected target spreadsheets included in the transmission information transmitted to the conversion device.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150029468
new patent

Projecting type image display apparatus


An image display apparatus including a light source; a light source control unit configured to control electric power to be supplied to the light source; a light source cooling unit configured to cool the light source; a cooling control unit configured to control the light source cooling unit; an image display device; an illumination optical system configured to introduce light from the light source to the image display device, and a projecting optical system configured to project light modulated by the image display device. When the light source control unit receives a turn-off command, the light source control unit first lowers electric power to be supplied to the light source to a predetermined electric power lower than normal electric power to be supplied when the lamp is on, and then blocks the supply of the electric power to the light source, thereby turning the light source off..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150029347
new patent

Imaging apparatus having subject detection function, controlling the imaging apparatus, and storage medium


A subject detection apparatus includes a subject detection unit configured to detect a subject included in an image, an orientation detection unit configured to detect an orientation of the subject detection apparatus, and a control unit configured to control a zoom magnification according to an area of the subject detected by the subject detection unit. If the area of the subject detected by the subject detection unit enters a designated area of the image, the control unit controls the zoom magnification so as to become a zoom magnification in a wide angle direction.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150029340
new patent

Water droplet removal apparatus and camera apparatus


A jetting nozzle is configured to jet a shock wave onto an imaging window of a camera. An arrangement section arranges the jetting nozzle on a periphery of the imaging window.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation
01/29/15
20150029330
new patent

Electronic component mounting apparatus and electronic component mounting method


In a control unit of an electronic component mounting apparatus, when an imaging form of a component imaging unit is set to a first mode, a component recognition unit recognizes a first electronic component based on an imaged image due to a first imaging element of the component imaging unit, and recognizes a second electronic component based on an imaged image due to a second imaging element of the component imaging unit. Meanwhile, when the imaging form is set to a second mode, the component recognition unit recognizes the electronic components based on an image in which the imaged image by the first imaging element is combined with the imaged image by the second imaging element..
Panasonic Corporation
01/29/15
20150029328
new patent

Electronic component mounting apparatus and electronic component mounting method


A control unit of an electronic component mounting apparatus controls a component imaging unit so as to move an electronic component that is held by the holding unit, when the holding unit is moved in a direction, which is oblique to a conveyance direction of a substrate and is close to the substrate, by a movement mechanism unit.. .
Panasonic Corporation
01/29/15
20150029290
new patent

Printer


A label printer capable of keeping the printed contents from exceeding the bounds of the label. The printer (10) detects the leading edge of a sheet of paper (1) as well as eye marks using a detecting sensor (70).
Sato Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150029235
new patent

Light-emitting element display device


A light-emitting element display device includes a light-emitting element display panel that displays an image by light emission of light-emitting regions of a plurality of sub-pixels. Each of the pixels includes a first r sub-pixel, a second r sub-pixel, a first g sub-pixel, a second g sub-pixel, a first b sub-pixel and a second b sub-pixel.
Japan Display Inc.
01/29/15
20150029214
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Display device, control method, program and storage medium


A display device superimposes and displays guide information on an actual image captured by a camera. The display device includes a specifying unit and a display control unit.
Pioneer Corporation
01/29/15
20150029141
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Touch sensing apparatus and method capable of supporting hover sensing


Disclosed herein is a touch sensing apparatus capable of supporting hover sensing, including: a plurality of capacitance-voltage converters (c-v converters) outputting different voltage values depending on a change in capacitance of each of the sensing electrodes; a plurality of integrators integrating output voltages of each of the c-v converters; a first multiplexer multiplexing outputs of the plurality of integrators; a second multiplexer multiplexing the outputs of the plurality of integrators; a first differential amplification unit for touch sensing receiving an output of the first multiplexer and an output of the second multiplexer; a second differential amplification unit for hover sensing receiving the output of the first multiplexer and the output of the second multiplexer; and a control unit sensing a touch event or a hover event, thereby removing a common noise to accurately sense both the touch event and the hover event.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029122
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Electronic device, information processing method, and program


This electronic device includes: a manipulation unit (12) that detects manipulation performed upon a display unit (15) by a manipulation unit, determines an effective area on the basis of a detected area that is the area that was detected, and outputs the effective area; and a control unit (17) that identifies a designated area, which is the area that was designated by the manipulation unit on the basis of the effective area. The control unit (17) sets the effective area in accordance with display content that is displayed on the display unit (15)..
Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029120
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Microscope with wireless radio interface and microscope system


A microscope has a microscope control unit including at least one radio system having a wireless radio interface. The at least one radio system of the microscope control unit comprises: at least one first radio system configured to furnish at least one first radio characteristic and at least one second radio system configured to furnish at least one second radio characteristic, at least one radio system configured to furnish a first and a second radio characteristic in a predetermined time cycle, or both..
Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh
01/29/15
20150029106
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Control unit, input an information and communication system


The invention relates to the controlling of functions of an information and communication system in a vehicle by means of physical keys. A control unit for an information and communication system of a vehicle is equipped for receiving a sequence of sensor signals of different proximity sensors of corresponding different mechanical function keys, to which corresponding first functions are assigned.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150029057
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Antenna apparatus, antenna system, and antenna electrical tilting method


Embodiments of the present invention provide an rcu (remote control unit), an antenna apparatus, an antenna electrical tilting method and an antenna system. The rcu includes a reading device and a driver.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029056
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Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and computer readable storage device


A wireless communication device includes: a directional antenna configured to wirelessly receive data from the wireless communication device which is a connection partner; a processing unit configured to perform a first detection process of controlling a directivity direction of the directional antenna and detecting a first direction which is a direction of a radio wave generation source other than the wireless communication device and a second detection process of controlling the directivity direction of the directional antenna and detecting a second direction which is a direction of the wireless communication device; and a control unit configured to set a directivity angle of the directional antenna to a narrower angle when the second detection process is performed by setting the directivity direction of the directional antenna in a vicinity of the first direction.. .
Olympus Corporation
01/29/15
20150029033
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Electronic hinged safety switch


An electronic hinged safety switch adapted for installation on protection barriers (b) of machines and/or automatic plants having one or more electric safety circuits (s). The switch comprises a substantially box-like fixed member (2) designed to be secured to a stationary part (m) of a protection barrier (b) and a movable member (3) designed to be secured to a pivotal part (p) of the protection barrier (b) and coupled to the fixed member (2) through hinge means (4).
Pizzato Elettrica S.r.l.
01/29/15
20150029030
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Sleep state management device, sleep state management method, and sleep state management program


A sleep state management device includes a sensor that detects movement in bedding where a measurement subject is sleeping, and a control unit that calculates a peak value difference, which is a difference between adjacent peak values in a detection signal outputted from the sensor, determines that a period in which a number of times the peak value difference exceeds a threshold is greater than a predetermined value is a period in which the measurement subject has moved, and manages the sleep state of the measurement based on a result of the determination.. .
Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150028956
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Semiconductor device


The disclosed invention is intended to adjust the driving power of an oscillation circuit to be optimal with a simple circuit configuration. A chip includes an oscillation circuit, an amplifier, an effective value measuring circuit, and a control unit.
Renesas Electronics Corporation
01/29/15
20150028947
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Distortion compensation apparatus and method


A distortion compensation apparatus compensates for non-linear distortion of a power amplifier. The distortion compensation apparatus includes a pre-distorter, a learning unit, and a gain control unit.
Fujitsu Limited
01/29/15
20150028942
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Semiconductor integrated circuit and power management system


An embodiment of a semiconductor integrated circuit, which receives a power supply voltage at an input terminal and outputs a feedback voltage for controlling a level of the power supply voltage, includes a feedback voltage generating unit that generates the feedback voltage corresponding to the level of the power supply voltage at the input terminal. The feedback voltage generating unit includes a variable resistance element.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
01/29/15
20150028879
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Battery management system, battery, motor vehicle having a battery management system, and monitoring a battery


A battery management system includes a control unit having a first micro controller arranged on the low-voltage side of the control unit, and a second micro controller arranged on the high-voltage side of the control unit. The system further includes a plurality of first voltage measuring units respectively assigned to a battery module of the battery, and a first communication connection for transmitting voltage values from the first voltage measuring units to the first micro controller.
Samsung Sdi Do., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150028831
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Voltage setting device


A voltage setting device has at least one multi-step voltage output, at least one power converter unit, which has at least one first power element that forms at least a part of a power converter branch, and a control unit that controls the first power element according to a first voltage step structure to provide a branch voltage. The power converter unit includes at least one second power element that, together with the first power element, forms the power converter branch and includes a group of modules, each with at least one energy storage device, a switch group and a module output.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150028809
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Charging cable


A temperature detection unit detects the temperature of a power plug. A control unit stops electric conduction to a battery when the detected temperature detected by the temperature detection unit is equal to or higher than a predetermined specified temperature (t1).
Panasonic Corporation
01/29/15
20150028802
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Wireless charging device and controlling the same


A wireless charging device may include: a sensor unit sensing an input from an external device and generating a wake-up signal; a control unit, upon receiving the wake-up signal, exiting from a sleep mode to enter an active mode, and generating an activation signal; a detection unit receiving the activation signal from the control unit to detect a mobile terminal; and a power supply unit, in the case that the detection unit detects the mobile terminal, supplying power to the mobile terminal wirelessly.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150028796
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Power supply apparatus, battery apparatus, and battery system


A power supply apparatus that receives electric power from a power generation apparatus having a varying output and supplies electric power to an outside, the apparatus comprising: a power storage device that has a larger amount by which electric power is stored and/or a lower self-discharge rate than a capacitor device used as a passive device and also has higher charge and discharge efficiency and/or higher responsiveness than a secondary battery, the power storage device receiving electric power from the power generation apparatus and discharging electric power to the outside; a current control unit that controls a current supplied from the power storage device to the outside; and a control unit that controls a current and a voltage of the power generation apparatus by charging and discharging the power storage device so as to maximize an amount of power generation by the power generation apparatus.. .
Jgc Corporation
01/29/15
20150028795
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Energy storage apparatus


An energy storage apparatus includes an input unit connected to a solar cell to receive a dc power, a sensing unit for sensing and outputting a voltage of the solar cell, a signal generating unit for generating a periodic signal whose magnitude is periodically changed, a voltage generating unit for variously generating a reference voltage corresponding to the periodic signal, a control signal generating unit for generating a duty control signal by using regions in which the periodic signal has a magnitude lower than or higher than the reference voltage, a charging unit for performing a charging operation by means of an on/off switching operation according to the duty control signal, a battery unit for charging an energy by means of the charging operation of the charging unit, and a main control unit configured to control so that the charging operation is initiated with a reference voltage.. .
Power Bridge Co.,ltd.
01/29/15
20150028791
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Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus drives and rotates at least one of a photosensitive drum and a transport roller with use of a stepping motor in a multi-phase excitation mode. The image forming apparatus includes: a constant-voltage control unit controlling the stepping motor by applying a constant voltage for each phase; a constant-current control unit controlling the stepping motor by regulating an amount of current for each phase by a chopping control; a measuring unit measuring a chopping count of each phase on a per-step basis; a chopping count determination unit determining whether the chopping count of each phase is less than or equal to a predetermined count; and a control switching unit causing the constant-voltage control unit to control the stepping motor when the chopping count determination unit determines affirmatively, and causing the constant-current control unit to control the stepping motor when the chopping count determination unit determines negatively..
Konica Minolta, Inc.
01/29/15
20150028778
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Programmable phase-cut dimmer operation


The present document relates to solid state lighting (ssl) devices. A driver circuit for phase-cut dimmable ssl based lighting assemblies is described.
Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh
01/29/15
20150028750
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Two-level led security light with motion sensor


A two-level led security light is operated with a motion sensor. When an electric power is supplied, the led security light is turned on for a low level illumination.
01/29/15
20150028680
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Control module for an electrical energy accumulator, energy accumulator unit having such a control module, uninterruptible power supply unit and operating a control module


The invention relates to a control module for an electric energy store for operation on a supply line, which is configured for the parallel connection of a plurality of consumers, comprising a supply terminal for connection to the supply line, and comprising a control unit for the controlled charging and/or discharging of an electric energy store via the supply terminal, wherein the control module is connected or can be connected to the electric energy store, the control module can be connected to a delimiting device, and the control unit is configured, when the control module is connected to the delimiting device, to perform a rapid charging and/or a rapid discharging of the energy store.. .
Phoenix Contact Gmbh & Co, Kg
01/29/15
20150028669
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Battery arrangement for a motor vehicle


A battery arrangement for a motor vehicle, includes a plurality of battery modules, each of the battery modules having a plurality of battery cells and being coupled to a control unit, and a high voltage lead wire for electrical coupling being provided between all adjacent battery modules, the control units each being designed to exchange data via the high voltage lead wire.. .
Audi Ag
01/29/15
20150028665
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Electrohydraulic pressure control device for vehicle brake systems


The invention relates to an electrohydraulic pressure control device for vehicle brake systems, including at least one electronic control unit, at least one hydraulic unit and at least one electric motor for driving a hydraulic pump, wherein the electronic control unit is mechanically connected to the hydraulic unit and is sealed off from the outer environment in at least one connection zone to the hydraulic unit by a circumferential, in particular elastic sealing material, and the sealing material extends along an edge of the substantially cuboid-shaped hydraulic unit, wherein the edge is formed by a face of the cuboid-shaped hydraulic unit facing the electronic control unit and at least one face of the cuboid-shaped hydraulic unit not facing the electronic control unit, and the sealing material at least partially covers both cuboid faces in the connection zone and/or sealing zone.. .
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg
01/29/15
20150028664
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Electronic brake system and control method thereof


Disclosed are an electronic brake system and a control method thereof. The electronic brake system includes a master cylinder including a piston, an output rod contacting the piston, an input rod configured to be moved forward by a driver's manipulation of a brake pedal and arranged coaxially to the master cylinder and spaced a predetermined isolation gap apart from the output rod, an electrically-driven booster including a motor, a ball screw to move the output rod, and a motion converting unit to move the ball screw forward and backward by converting rotational movement of the motor into linear movement, and an electronic control unit (ecu) to control operation of the motor based on the size of the isolation gap.
Mando Corporation
01/29/15
20150028591
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Vertical axis windmill with a deceleration control system


A vertical axis windmill with a deceleration control system includes: a stationary shaft, a rotary shaft rotatably sleeved onto the stationary shaft, plural blades fixed to the rotary shaft, and a generator disposed between the stationary shaft and the rotary shaft. The deceleration control system includes a damping plate, a magnetic-force generating unit, a rectifier, and a control unit.
Hi-vawt Technology Corp.
01/29/15
20150028507
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Acoustic noise sensing for controlling manufacture of a component part made of a flowable base material


A tool (100) for manufacturing a component part from a flowable base material, wherein the tool (100) comprises a processing chamber (102) into which the flowable base material is introducible for manufacturing the component part, an acoustic sensor (104) configured for sensing an acoustic signal originating from the tool (100), particularly from the processing chamber (102), and being indicative of an interaction between the flowable base material and the tool (100), particularly the processing chamber (102), during the manufacturing, wherein the acoustic sensor (104) comprises a movable actuator (110), and a control unit (200) configured for controlling and/or documenting the manufacturing in the processing chamber (102) based on the sensed acoustic signal.. .
MontanuniversitÄt Leoben
01/29/15
20150028275
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Electromechanical evacuating buildings in the event of a fire


An electromechanical apparatus for evacuating buildings in the event of a fire includes a reel that has, rolled up on it, a mooring cable that longitudinally passes through the inside of a rigid tube, ending in an evacuation harness, where an individual will be secured. The weight of the individual makes it possible to rock the tube and a lever that has a braking disc and which acts on a brake disc that allows, by means of a mechanical transmission system, the braking and/or retention of the reel and consequently the descent of the individual.


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