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Electronic device and security control method

Authentication platform and related method of operation

Input processing apparatus and method using a user interface

Date/App# patent app List of recent Control Unit-related patents
08/21/14
20140237623
 Computing system with protocol protection mechanism and method of operation thereof patent thumbnailComputing system with protocol protection mechanism and method of operation thereof
A computing system includes: a control unit configured to: determine a protocol profile including a first protocol and a second protocol for communicating between a first device and a second device, generate a unified-protocol privacy mechanism for a privacy protection scenario, the unified-protocol privacy mechanism based on combining the first protocol and the second protocol; and a communication unit, coupled to the control unit, configured to communicate content information according to the unified-protocol privacy mechanism between the first device and the second device.. .
08/21/14
20140237619
 Electronic device and security control method patent thumbnailElectronic device and security control method
Setting of security for communication is automatically changed for each application that is started up. An electronic device includes a communication unit which communicates with another electronic device, a storage unit which stores setting information of security for communication corresponding to each application, an execution control unit which starts up and executes one application among a plurality of applications used to communicate with the other electronic device and recruit a participant of a community, and a security control unit which reads the setting information corresponding to the application which has been started up from the storage unit and controls security for communication using the communication unit based on the read setting information when the execution control unit starts up the application..
08/21/14
20140237581
 Authentication platform and related method of operation patent thumbnailAuthentication platform and related method of operation
An authentication platform comprises an authentication unit configured to authenticate the user based on received input data, and a control unit configured to enable communication between a client device and an authentication host as a consequence of successful authentication of the user by the authentication unit.. .
08/21/14
20140237424
 Input processing apparatus and method using a user interface patent thumbnailInput processing apparatus and method using a user interface
An input processing apparatus and method using a user interface is provided. A display unit provides visual information on operation of the terminal, and a control unit controls the terminal to display a dialog configured to receive an input of a command and to perform an operation corresponding to an input command if the command corresponding to the dialog is input through an auxiliary input region on the display unit other than a region where the dialog is displayed..
08/21/14
20140237423
 Data processing apparatus, data processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium patent thumbnailData processing apparatus, data processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A data processing apparatus includes a display control unit that controls browsing document data to be displayed, the browsing document data being configured by plural browsing object data items, a position information acquisition unit that acquires position information, the position information being pointed by a pointing unit and indicating a position corresponding to the browsing document data displayed by the display control unit, a direction identification unit that identifies a direction pointed by the pointing unit, starting from the pointed position, based on a history of a motion by the pointing unit, and an attention data identification unit that identifies attention data indicating browsing object data that is focused, among the plural browsing object data items, based on the position information acquired by the position information acquisition unit and a direction identified by the direction identification unit.. .
08/21/14
20140237280
 Power supply system and control method patent thumbnailPower supply system and control method
A power supply system includes a plurality of power supply circuits connected to a common output node and a control unit that controls outputs of the plurality of power supply circuits such that an output value at the output node follows an output target value at the output node. The control unit is configured to change the output of part of the plurality of power supply circuits when there is a deviation smaller than or equal to a predetermined value between the output value and the output target value..
08/21/14
20140237270
 Power supply control apparatus, power supply control system and power supply control method patent thumbnailPower supply control apparatus, power supply control system and power supply control method
A power supply control apparatus is disclosed. The power supply control apparatus includes a positional-information-obtaining unit configured to obtain positional information of a communication terminal; a process-information-obtaining unit configured to obtain process information requested by a user of the communication terminal; a distance-determination unit configured to, based on positional information of a processing apparatus that processes the process information obtained by the process-information-obtaining unit and the positional information of the communication terminal obtained by the positional-information-obtaining unit, calculate a distance between the processing apparatus and the communication terminal; and a power-supply-control unit configured to control a power supply of the processing apparatus based on the distance calculated by the distance-determination unit..
08/21/14
20140237227
 Processing device, array-type processing device, control method  thereof, and information processing system patent thumbnailProcessing device, array-type processing device, control method thereof, and information processing system
This invention provides an array-type processing device which can reduce power consumption and can also reduce a processing performance drop caused by switching of configuration information. An array-type processing device, which includes a first domain and a second domain, the device comprises a plurality of processing units which are allocated in the first domain, and each of which includes a plurality of processing elements and a router configured to control connections between the plurality of processing elements, a configuration information supply unit configured to supply configuration information to one or more processing units of the plurality of processing units, the configuration information supply unit being allocated in the second domain, and a power supply control unit configured to control the power supply to the plurality of processing units, the power supply control unit being allocated in the second domain..
08/21/14
20140237225
 Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and program patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and program
An information processing apparatus includes a first processing unit, a second processing unit which is different from the first processing unit, a supply unit configured to supply a clock to the first processing unit and the second processing unit, and a control unit configured to control the supply unit in such a manner as to stop a supply of the clock to the second processing unit in response to completion of activation of the second processing unit, and to resume the supply of the clock to the second processing unit in response to completion of activation of the first processing unit.. .
08/21/14
20140237165
 Memory controller, method of operating the same and memory system including the same patent thumbnailMemory controller, method of operating the same and memory system including the same
A memory controller controlling a nonvolatile memory device having a plurality of memory blocks as a data storage space includes an error detection and correction circuit and a reclaim control unit. The error detection and correction circuit receives data from a memory block and calculates a comparison result by comparing a bit error rate of the received data and a predetermined value.
08/21/14
20140237074
Information distribution device and information distribution method
An information distribution device includes a first communication unit, a second communication unit, and a control unit. The first communication unit transmits trial content to a terminal device by wireless communication.
08/21/14
20140237058
Email management apparatus and method of electronic device
An email management apparatus and method for grouping emails based on correlation degree among the emails and displaying only the most recently received emails of the respective groups are provided. The email management apparatus of an electronic device includes a communication unit, a display panel, and a control unit which sorts, when an email is received currently through the communication unit, the currently received email and previously received emails into groups based on correlation degree between the emails and displays most recently received emails of respective groups on the display panel..
08/21/14
20140236565
Robot simulator, robot teaching apparatus and robot teaching method
A robot simulator includes a generating unit, a display unit, a display control unit, and a simulation instructing unit. The generating unit generates a virtual image that includes a virtual robot obtained by imaging an actual robot having at least one axis and an operation handle capable of operating three-dimensional coordinate axes having a predetermined control point of the virtual robot as the origin.
08/21/14
20140236560
Method for performing an inventory of the hardware components connected to a control unit test system
A method for performing an inventory of the hardware components connected to a control unit test system, wherein control units can be tested with the test system in an environment simulated by the test system by means of a model, and wherein the test system comprises at least one computer) and hardware components that are connected to one another by means of at least one network. For at least a portion of the hardware components, in particular of all simulation-specific hardware components, at least one item of component information that uniquely and digitally identifies the hardware component is read therefrom, and all identifying component information that has been read out is stored..
08/21/14
20140236541
Virtual reality design apparatus and method thereof
Provided is a virtual reality design apparatus and a method thereof, which previously design a construction environment the same as reality before the construction by photographing a construction material and applying the image of the construction material to a design space. The virtual reality design device includes a construction image acquiring unit to acquire an image of a design space, and acquire an image of a real construction material, or an existing construction environment, an input unit to input mapping information to the image, and input a function to realize a virtual reality design, a control unit to control storage of the image, and control execution of a design application according to the functions, and a design application executing unit to execute the stored design application and create a design identical to reality under a control of the control unit..
08/21/14
20140236489
Blood glucose measuring kit connectable to mobile device
A blood glucose measuring kit connectable to a mobile device is configured to display blood glucose data via the screen of an external mobile device, with a view to reducing the production cost of the measuring kit. The measuring kit includes a housing provided therein with a control unit, a test strip receiver, and a data transfer port.
08/21/14
20140236473
Lane guidance display system, lane guidance display method, and lane guidance display program
A display control unit that causes a display unit to display a front image on which a guide line is superimposed, wherein the guide line has a front end point that indicates a position inside a recommended lane and has a rear end point that indicates a position rearward of the front end point, is provided. When the vehicle is in a lane change state, the display control unit sets a position of the rear end point in the front image such that the rear end point indicates a central position in a width direction of the vehicle, and, when the vehicle is not in the lane change state, the display control unit sets a position of the rear end point in the front image such that the rear end point indicates a central position in a width direction in the travelling lane..
08/21/14
20140236460
Methods, devices and systems for glow plug operation of a combustion engine
A glow plug control apparatus for an engine of a motor vehicle, comprising at least one glow plug; a power source to apply electric power to the at least one glow plug; and a control unit comprising a microprocessor configured and arranged to determine glow plug supply power to be applied from the power source to the at least one glow plug based on input from stored vehicle data and from a plurality of engine sensors, wherein the input includes data of engine operating parameters including fresh air intake mass airflow, intake manifold total mass airflow, intake manifold temperature, coolant temperature, glow plug temperature and total fuel injection quantity.. .
08/21/14
20140236428
Driving support system for a vehicle
When a solid object is recognized in the direction of movement of an own vehicle, in a system which carries out driving support of a vehicle, turning control of the own vehicle is performed by a support control unit in order to avoid a collision with the solid object. Then, the turning control by the support control unit is stopped by a turning control stop unit, in cases where a correlation between a vehicle state related to turning of the own vehicle and a value of a predetermined parameter related to the turning control does not belong to a range of normal state set in advance, after the turning control by the support control unit has been started.
08/21/14
20140236427
Electric power steering control apparatus and method
Disclosed herein are an electric power steering control apparatus and method. The electric power steering control apparatus includes a first determination unit which determines whether or not first current torque estimation information is in a first state of being out of a preset first reference torque estimation information range, a second determination unit which determines, if the first current torque estimation information is determined to be in the first state, whether or not second current torque estimation information is in a second state of being out of a preset second reference torque estimation information range, a drive unit which drives or shuts off an eps device depending upon at least one determination of the first and second determination units, and a control unit which controls the drive unit so that the eps device is driven or shut off..
08/21/14
20140236420
Trailer theft detection and alarm
An electronic control unit used in, e.g., a towing vehicle includes a processing device configured to determine an initial electrical load of a trailer system, detect changes in the electrical load, and generate an alarm signal if the electrical load is substantially different from the initial electrical load. A method includes determining an electrical load of a trailer system prior to arming a vehicle alarm system, detecting changes in the electrical load after arming the vehicle alarm system, and triggering the alarm system if the electrical load is substantially different from the electrical load determined prior to arming the vehicle alarm system..
08/21/14
20140236378
Energy management system, gas meter, and energy management apparatus
An energy management system 1 is provided with an sofc unit 100 and a gas meter 200. The gas meter 200 includes: a control unit 230 that stops gas supply when continuous use of gas lasts a specific period; and a transmission unit 220 that transmits a stop instruction signal to the sofc unit 100 before a timing at which continuous use of gas lasts the specific period, the stop instruction signal designating a time limit that is before the timing and instructing to stop the sofc unit 100..
08/21/14
20140236373
Building energy control system and method
A building energy control system and method are provided. The building energy control system may include a user interface unit configured to display an energy control situation and an energy control guide that corresponds to the energy control situation to manage a building and a facility, and to receive an input according to the energy control guide and an energy control unit configured to control energy consumption in the building and the facility through control of the building and facility according to the input..
08/21/14
20140236368
Energy control system, energy control device, and energy control method
An energy control system (1) includes a photovoltaic power generation unit (10) that is connected to the grid and generates power using sunlight, a gas power generation unit (20) that generates power using gas, and a control unit (40) that performs control to supply a load by prioritizing the power generated by the gas power generation unit (20) when sale of the power generated by the photovoltaic power generation unit (10) to the grid is possible and to supply the load by prioritizing the power generated by the photovoltaic power generation unit (10) when the sale is not possible.. .
08/21/14
20140236356
Teaching system, teaching method and robot system
In a teaching system including a display unit, an image generating unit generates a virtual image of a robot, a workpiece and a positioner for holding the workpiece. A display control unit controls the display unit to display the generated virtual image.
08/21/14
20140236349
Medication dispensing apparatus for preventing medication dispensing error
A medication dispensing apparatus for preventing a medication dispensing error is provided. The medication dispensing apparatus includes: a communication unit configured to communicate with a manager server; a medication collecting unit configured to contain capsules or tablets for one dose which are discharged from cartridges; a medication image acquiring unit configured to acquire an image of the capsules or tablets contained in the medication collecting unit; and a control unit configured to comprise a dispensing information delivery unit to transmit to the manager server the medication information acquired by the medication image acquiring unit, and a dispensing control unit to continue a medication dispensing process or control capsules or tablets to be re-dispensed according to a user's dispensing control instruction received from the manager server.
08/21/14
20140236340
Numerical control device
To execute machining for a front surface while rotating a work and, at the same time, apply machining to an eccentric position on an end face, according to an embodiment of the present invention, an nc device includes an arc-superimposition-interpolation control unit configured to rotate a work rotating shaft based on a command of a base axis program for controlling rotation of the work rotating shaft while performing front surface machining using a first cutter holder and, at the same time, subject a second cutter holder to position control on a second machining route obtained by superimposing the rotation of the work rotating shaft on a first machining route based on a command of a superimposition axis program for performing position control for the second cutter holder.. .
08/21/14
20140236328
Laundry system, communication device, communication method, communication program and washing machine
A display control unit switches a display screen to a detergent name list screen based on detergent name list screen information received by a second communication unit, an operation unit accepts a selection of an arbitrary detergent name by a user from a plurality of detergent names displayed as a list on the detergent name list screen, the second communication unit transmits, to a server, detergent name specifying information for specifying the arbitrary detergent name accepted by the operation unit and washing machine specifying information and receives, from the server, detergent information related to a detergent specified based on the detergent name specifying information and the washing machine specifying information, and a first communication unit transmits the detergent information received by the second communication unit to a washing machine.. .
08/21/14
20140236262
Apparatus for measuring and treating dysphagia
According to one embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus for measuring and treating dysphagia may comprise: one or more dysphagia measuring sensor units attached to the neck of a patient; one or more electrical stimulation electrode units attached to the neck of the patient to provide electrical stimulation to the neck of the patient in accordance with the dysphagia signal sensed by the dysphagia measuring sensor units so as to resolve the dysphagia; and a control unit which controls the dysphagia measuring sensor units and the electrical stimulation electrode units. Accordingly, the apparatus for measuring and treating dysphagia according to the one embodiment of the present invention has the dysphagia measuring sensor units, and the electrical stimulation electrode units which provide electrical stimulation to the neck of the patient in accordance with the dysphagia signal sensed by the dysphagia measuring sensor units so as to resolve the dysphagia, thus simultaneously enabling convenient measurement of the dysphagia and treatment of the dysphagia using the electrical stimulation electrode units..
08/21/14
20140236257
Method and apparatus for controlling a neural stimulus
An implantable device applies and controls a neural stimulus. The device has a plurality of electrodes, and a stimulus source for providing a stimulus to be delivered from the electrodes to a neural pathway in order to evoke an action potential on the neural pathway, such as the spinal cord.
08/21/14
20140236212
Device for treating obesity
A device for treating obesity of a patient, the device comprising: at least one operable stretching device implantable in the patient and adapted to stretch a portion of the patient's stomach wall, and an implantable control unit for automatically controlling the operable stretching device, when the control unit and stretching device are implanted, to stretch the stomach wall portion in connection with the patient eating such that satiety is created.. .
08/21/14
20140236172
Wireless tissue electrostimulation
A wireless electrostimulation system can comprise a wireless energy transmission source, and an implantable cardiovascular wireless electrostimulation node. A receiver circuit comprising an inductive antenna can be configured to capture magnetic energy to generate a tissue electrostimulation.
08/21/14
20140236056
Therapeutic device
A therapeutic device (10) for treating a limb of a human or a non-human animal, comprises an elongate, flexible panel (11), at least one vibrating source in the form of an electric motor 23 driving an eccentric element to produce vibrations at a rate in a range up to 30 hz, a battery (24) and a control unit (not shown), all being embedded within the elongate, flexible panel (11), and connected together by wiring (not shown), which wiring is also embedded within the elongate, flexible panel (11). As the wiring is embedded within the elongate flexible panel (11) it cannot be interfered with, in use, with the attendant advantages..
08/21/14
20140236006
Radiographic imaging apparatus and control method therefor
A radiographic imaging apparatus comprising: a radiation detector configured to be detachable with respect to a patient platform and detect radiation transmitted through an object in one of a moving image capturing mode and a still image capturing mode; a detection unit configured to detect a shift timing of an image capturing mode; a cooling mechanism configured to cool the radiation detector in one of a first cooling mode and a second cooling mode having a higher cooling capacity than the first cooling mode; and a control unit configured to switch the cooling modes of the cooling mechanism based on detection by the detection unit.. .
08/21/14
20140235339
Light source control device and game machine
A game machine has a game machine main body, a plurality of light sources arranged on the game machine main body, a light source control device that controls the plurality of light sources, and a rendition control unit that controls a rendition depending on a state of a game. Each of the plurality of light sources has an anode connected to any one of a plurality of first signal lines, a cathode connected to any one of a plurality of second signal lines, and a different combination of the connected first signal lines and the connected second signal lines..
08/21/14
20140235304
Virtual sport system for acquiring good image of ball by controlling camera according to surrounding brightness
The present invention relates to a virtual sport system for acquiring a good image of a ball by controlling a camera according to the surrounding brightness. One embodiment of the present invention provides a virtual sport system which comprises a photographing unit, having a camera for acquiring an image of a ball, and a simulator, for calculating the physical quantity of the ball on the basis of the image of the ball; and which further comprises a control unit that extracts image information from at least one image acquired by the photographing unit by means of the camera, and determining, on the basis of the image information, a control signal for adjusting the image gain or the exposure time of the camera..
08/21/14
20140235267
Method for recognizing position of mobile robot by using features of arbitrary shapes on ceiling
The present invention provides a method for recognizing a position of a mobile robot by using arbitrarily shaped ceiling features on a ceiling, comprising: a providing step of providing a mobile robot device for recognizing a position by using arbitrarily shaped ceiling features on a ceiling which includes an image input unit, an encoder sensing unit, a computation unit, a control unit, a storage unit, and a driving unit; a feature extraction step of extracting features which include an arbitrarily shaped ceiling feature from an outline extracted from image information inputted through the image input unit; and a localization step of recognizing a position of the mobile robot device by using the extracted features, wherein, in the feature extraction step, a descriptor indicating the characteristics of the arbitrarily shaped ceiling feature is assigned.. .
08/21/14
20140235076
Single layer leadframe with integrated three-row connector
A lead frame assembly having a lead frame made of a single layer, a housing substantially surrounding the lead frame, and a plurality of leads formed as part of the lead frame. The lead frame assembly also includes a plurality of interfaces, allowing various devices to interact with the lead frame, such as sensors, thermistors, solenoids, engine controllers, or electronic control units, or the like.
08/21/14
20140234815
Apparatus and method for emotion interaction based on biological signals
An emotion signal detecting apparatus is provided, and the emotion signal detecting apparatus comprises a sensor unit configured to detect a biological signal, which occurs due to a change in an emotional state of a user, and an environmental signal; and a control unit configured to generate emotion information based on the biological signal and the environmental signal and to transmit the generated emotion information to an emotion signal detecting apparatus or emotion service providing apparatus of a different user.. .
08/21/14
20140234741
Fuel cell apparatus
A fuel cell apparatus includes a fuel cell generating electric power, and including a fuel electrode which includes an anode catalyst, which is disposed in one side of an electrolyte membrane, which is supplied with liquid fuel, and which discharges gas generated by a chemical reaction accelerated by the anode catalyst, and an oxidizing agent electrode which includes a cathode catalyst, which is disposed in the other side of the electrolyte membrane, and which is supplied with air, and a control unit controlling a load applied to the fuel cell. The control unit increases the load in at least one of two cases, one case being when electric power generated by the fuel cell lowers below a predetermined reference value and another case being at predetermined time intervals, and stops the increase of the load after elapsing a predetermined time period from the start of the increase of the load..
08/21/14
20140234497
Heater
The present application relates to a heater (6) for heating food received in a container (2) to prevent overheating and/or scorching of the food. The heater (6) has a heating element (9) and a control unit configured to initially operate the heating element (9) at a higher initial temperature setting so that, when a container (2) is disposed adjacent to the heating element (9), the temperature of the container is increased rapidly, and to reduce the temperature setting of the heating element (9) to the operating temperature setting when the higher initial temperature setting is reached.
08/21/14
20140234058
Substrate transfer device, substrate processing apparatus, and substrate accommodation method
A substrate can be appropriately accommodated in a cassette. A substrate transfer device includes a substrate transfer unit that delivers the substrate with respect to the cassette configured to accommodate the substrate; a detection unit that detects the substrate accommodated in the cassette; and a control device than controls the substrate transfer unit.
08/21/14
20140233976
Image forming apparatus and control method
An image forming apparatus having: a power source applying alternating current voltage to the magnetizing coil; a demagnetizing coil switchable between a conductive state and a cutoff state, and when in the conductive state, cancelling out a portion of a magnetic flux produced by the magnetizing coil; a contact switch and a semiconductor switch electrically connected in parallel, and, in combination, bringing the demagnetizing coil into the conductive state or the cutoff state; and a control unit opening or closing the switches separately. The control unit: opens or closes the semiconductor switch in synchronization with a zero-crossing of the alternating current voltage at least when the contact switch is open; opens or closes the contact switch only when the semiconductor switch is closed; and opens the semiconductor switch when the demagnetizing coil brought into the conductive state by the contact switch needs to be maintained in the conductive state..
08/21/14
20140233968
Image forming apparatus that forms a test pattern and carries out correction
An image forming apparatus, includes an image forming unit configured to form a reference pattern and a test pattern on a sheet, a measurement unit configured to detect the reference pattern formed on the sheet and to measure the test pattern formed on the sheet, and a control unit configured to control a measurement timing of the test pattern by the measurement unit according to a detection interval between two reference patterns detected by the measurement unit.. .
08/21/14
20140233959
Passenger services system for an aircraft
A passenger services system of an aircraft includes a cabin services system of a passenger service unit in the aircraft. The passenger service unit is associated with a passenger seat of the aircraft.
08/21/14
20140233943
Optical transmission device and optical transmission device control method
Each optical transmission device includes a detecting unit, a notifying unit, and a control unit. The detecting unit detects a value of the optical power of each of multiple wavelengths.
08/21/14
20140233908
Recording apparatus and control method thereof
An apparatus, comprises an obtaining unit which obtains moving image data; a recording unit which records the obtained moving image data on first and second media; and a control unit which controls the recording unit to, in accordance with an instruction to start recording on the second medium during recording of the moving image data on the first medium, start recording of the moving image data on the second medium, and in accordance with an instruction to stop recording on the second medium during recording of the moving image data on the first medium, stop recording of the moving image data on the second medium and record, on the first medium, additional information about positions in the moving image data recorded on the first medium that correspond to the start and stop instructions.. .
08/21/14
20140233823
Ophthalmologic image display apparatus, ophthalmologic image display method, program, and storage medium
An ophthalmologic image display apparatus for displaying information about an eye includes an input unit configured to input a tomographic image of the eye, an acquisition unit configured to acquire diagnostic supporting information associated with positional information about the tomographic image of the eye, a processing unit configured to perform processing for assigning a voxel value to volume data constituting the tomographic image based on a reflection intensity value indicating the tomographic image and the diagnostic supporting information, and a display control unit configured to cause a display unit to display an image processed by the processing unit.. .
08/21/14
20140233805
Method and control unit for recognizing a weather condition in the surroundings of a vehicle
A method for recognizing a weather condition in the surroundings of a vehicle. The method includes a step of ascertaining at least one imaging feature in image information.
08/21/14
20140233716
Teleconferencing using steganographically-embedded audio data
A multi-party control unit (mcu) generates, based on audio data streams that represent sounds associated terminal devices, a mixed audio data stream. In addition, the mcu modifies the mixed mono audio data to steganographically embed sub-streams that include representations of the mono audio data streams.
08/21/14
20140233700
Radiation image capturing system and radiation detection device
A radiation detection device has: a scintillator for converting radiation into fluorescence; a photoelectric conversion unit for converting the fluorescence into an electric signal; and a reset light source unit for exposing reset light to the photoelectric conversion unit. A system control unit has an optical reset disabling unit for, based on a reset disabling instruction, disabling the exposure of the reset light output from the reset light source unit..
08/21/14
20140233698
X-ray image apparatus
Disclosed herein is an x-ray image apparatus having an improved signal transmitting structure connecting an x-ray generating unit or an x-ray detecting unit to a control unit or a power supply unit. It is an aspect of the present invention to provide an x-ray image apparatus including an x-ray generating unit generating x-rays and radiating the x-rays; an x-ray detecting unit detecting the x-rays radiated from the x-ray generating unit; a moving unit for moving the x-ray generating unit; a power supply unit for supplying power to the x-ray generating unit; a control unit controlling a movement of at least one of the x-ray generating unit and the x-ray detecting unit; and at least one signal transmitting unit transmitting a signal to at least one of the power supply unit and the control unit, and coupled to an inner side of the moving unit.
08/21/14
20140233682
Wireless communication apparatus and communication method
A wireless communication apparatus receiving a signal transmitted from multiple transmission antennas by multiple reception antennas, includes a rotational component removal unit to remove rotational components from a channel matrix representing a characteristic of a transmission path between the multiple transmission antennas and reception antennas, the channel matrix being generated based on the reception signal; multiple signal separation units including at least a signal separation unit to use a first signal separation algorithm for a demodulation process of the reception signal, and a signal separation unit to use a second signal separation algorithm for the demodulation process of the reception signal; and a control unit to execute control for determining one of the multiple signal separation units to be used for the demodulation process of the reception signal, based on a predetermined component of the channel matrix having the rotational components removed.. .
08/21/14
20140233675
Circuit arrangement for compensating an attenuation occurring in an antenna signal connection between a mobile terminal and an antenna and compensation method for this purpose
A circuit arrangement (1) is described for compensating an attenuation (ko, ka, ka1, ka2) occurring in an antenna signal connection (2) between a mobile terminal (3) and an antenna (4) with at least one antenna signal amplifier (5a, 5b) in the antenna signal connection (2) and with a control unit (8) for setting an amplification factor (v) by which the antenna signal routed through an allocated antenna signal amplifier (5a, 5b) is amplified or attenuated. The circuit arrangement (1) has a detection unit (7) for detecting an antenna signal power (p) of the antenna signal in the signal path of the antenna signal connection (2).
08/21/14
20140233660
Image processing device and method
Based on information about a quad-tree structure from an adaptive offset unit, a deblocking filter control unit determines whether the current region in a deblocking filtering process is at a boundary of the current region in an adaptive offset process. If the current region in the deblocking filtering process is at a boundary of the current region in the adaptive offset process, the deblocking filter control unit supplies control information for increasing the filtering strength to a deblocking filter.
08/21/14
20140233531
Method for performing handover, user equipment, base station, and radio communication system
According to embodiments, a base station includes a radio communication unit configured to establish communication with a mobile communication terminal using a plurality of component carriers. The base station further includes a control unit configured to transmit a command to the mobile communication terminal to reduce the plurality of component carriers to one prior to handover of communication between the mobile communication terminal and the base station to another base station..
08/21/14
20140233415
Radio terminal, radio communication system, and radio base station
A radio terminal comprises a communication unit, a measurement unit, a measurement unit, and a control unit. The communication unit selects the cdma or ofdm scheme as a communication scheme to be used in a cell formed by a radio base station and performs radio communication.
08/21/14
20140233364
Optical disk device and equalizer adjustment method
An optical disk device includes an optical pickup that directs light beams onto a recording surface of an optical disk and receives reflected light, a signal generating unit that generates playback signals based on reflected light received by the optical pickup, an equalizer adjustment unit that performs equalizer adjustment of the playback signals, and an adjustment control unit. The adjustment control unit controls the equalizer adjustment unit so as to perform equalizer adjustment of the playback signals according to the playback signals based on reflected light from a management information area on a recording surface of the optical disk, the management information area including predetermined management information recorded thereon..
08/21/14
20140233142
Apparatus and method for detecting voltage unbalance, and power meter using the same
There are provided an apparatus and a method for detecting a voltage unbalance and a power meter using the same. The apparatus for detecting a voltage unbalance may a voltage unbalance detection unit including a plurality of voltage unbalance detectors that respectively receive a phase voltage from among a plurality of phase voltages included in input voltages and when the phase voltage is unbalanced, output interrupt signals, and a control unit determining a phase in which an interrupt has occurred, by using a plurality of pieces of accumulated voltage information regarding the plurality of phase voltages output from the plurality of respective voltage unbalance detectors..
08/21/14
20140233090
Laser light source apparatus and temperature control method of wavelength conversion element in laser light source apparatus
The purpose of the present invention is to make it possible to output stable light by optimizing the wavelength conversion efficiency in a wavelength conversion element without employing an optical detection device such as a photo diode in a laser light source device. A fundamental light wave emitted from a semiconductor laser (2) is wavelength converted by a wavelength conversion element (5) and is emitted therefrom.
08/21/14
20140233047
Image forming apparatus, image forming method and tangible computer-readable recording medium
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: an image obtaining unit configured to obtain an image of an identification card; a printing unit; a utilization purpose entry receiving unit configured to receive an entry of a utilization purpose of a document to be printed by the printing unit; and a control unit configured to overlap a text indicating the utilization purpose received by the utilization purpose entry receiving unit, with the image of the identification card, and to instruct the printing unit to print the overlapped text and the image of the identification card.. .
08/21/14
20140233012
Distance measuring device
An optical device is disclosed that may be employed in distance measuring devices. In at least one embodiment, the optical device includes a control unit that is adapted to cause at least one control signal generator unit to generate at least one control signal according to a predetermined temporal function on the basis of an elapsed time from a predetermined point in time.
08/21/14
20140232936
Image transmission device, image transmission method, and computer-readable device
When the wireless communication connection with the display device is established and the rom stores the display device identifier for uniquely identifying the display device and the setting information so as to be associated with each other, a control unit causes the format of the image to change by the video signal processing unit based on the setting information stored in the rom and causes the image whose format is changed to be wirelessly transmitted to the wireless communication circuit unit, without performing request for transmission of the setting information to the display device.. .
08/21/14
20140232929
Image capturing apparatus and method for controlling the same
There is provided an image capturing apparatus. An image capturing control unit performs image capturing using a first pixel group of an image capturing unit during a first exposure time to obtain a high-exposure image.
08/21/14
20140232924
Display control apparatus and method for controlling the same
A display control apparatus includes a display control unit configured to display an image in a display region of a display unit in a first display mode for displaying a whole of the image in a state where an area of a part of the image, the area being a processing area of predetermined processing, is identifiable, and in a second display mode for displaying the processing area of the image zoomed according to the display region, and a control unit configured to change, in the first display mode, the processing area by a first movement amount in response to receiving a changing operation, and to change, in the second display mode, the processing area by a second movement amount that is smaller than the first movement amount in response to receiving the changing operation.. .
08/21/14
20140232913
Solid-state imaging device and driving method of same
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array unit in which there are arrayed in a matrix form a plurality of pixels including a plurality of normal pixels which are pixels for video output, and a plurality of phase difference pixels which are pixels for focal-point detection; an a/d conversion unit configured to compare pixel signals output from the pixels of the pixel array unit with a ramp signal serving as a reference signal, thereby performing a/d conversion on the pixel signals; and a control unit configured to perform control so that the ramp signal to be compared with the phase difference pixels has a different slope from that of the ramp signal to be compared with at least a part of the normal pixels.. .
08/21/14
20140232883
Communication device and control method thereof
A communication apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a control unit. The acquisition unit acquires capability information on other communication apparatuses in a network.
08/21/14
20140232856
Vision measuring device and auto-focusing control method
A vision measuring device includes: a camera which images a workpiece and transfers image information of the workpiece; a position control unit which controls an in-focus position of the camera and outputs the in-focus position as position information representing a position in a z-axis direction; and a vision measuring machine which performs vision measurement on the workpiece based on image information and position information. The position control unit acquires and retains position information in response to a trigger signal output from the camera or the position control unit to the other at a certain timing of an imaging period during which the camera images the workpiece.
08/21/14
20140232850
Vision testing device with enhanced image clarity
The vision testing device with an enhanced image clarity for determining good or bad of a testing object by photographing a testing object assembled or mounted during the component assembly process and comparing the photographed image with a previously inputted target image, comprising: a stage part for fixing or transferring the testing object to a testing location; a lighting part for providing lighting to the testing object located on an upper portion of the stage part; a first camera part for obtaining a 2-dimensional image of the testing object located in a center of the lighting part; a plurality of second camera parts placed on a side section of the first camera part; a plurality of grid pattern irradiating parts placed between cameras of the second camera parts; a vision processing unit for reading the image photographed by the first camera part and the second camera parts and determining good or bad of the testing object; a control unit for controlling the stage part, the grid pattern irradiating parts, and the first and second camera parts; and a light diffusion part. The present invention enhances the uniformity of light being irradiated on the surface of the testing object.
08/21/14
20140232846
Image acquisition apparatus and image acquisition system
An image acquisition apparatus includes an imaging optical system configured to form an image of an object, a re-imaging optical system configured to re-form the image of the object formed by the imaging optical system, a reflecting member arranged on an optical path between the imaging optical system and the re-imaging optical system, an image sensor configured to capture the image of the object re-formed by the re-imaging optical system to output image data, a first driving unit configured to change a tilt of the reflecting member with respect to an optical axis of the imaging optical system, a control unit configured to control the first driving unit according to a shape of the object, and a correction unit configured to correct a positional displacement of the image in an in-plane direction according to the change in the tilt of the reflecting member.. .
08/21/14
20140232797
Recording medium heating apparatus and system including the recording medium heating apparatus
A recording medium heating apparatus includes a plurality of heat rollers disposed in a feeding path of a recording medium and having respective heating units; and a control unit controlling temperatures of the heating units so that the temperature of a first heat roller is lower than the temperature of a second heat roller. Further, the first and the second heat rollers are included in the plurality of heat rollers and the first heat roller is disposed on the upstream side of the second heat roller in the feeding path..
08/21/14
20140232773
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and non-transitory computer readable medium
An image forming apparatus includes: a plurality of nozzles that include a normal nozzle which is normal in ejection of liquid droplets and an abnormal nozzle which is abnormal in ejection of liquid droplets; a storage unit in which nozzle information capable of determining a non-ejection nozzle which does not eject liquid droplets at the time of image forming is stored to correspond to each of a plurality of different conditions; and a control unit that performs a control based on the nozzle information corresponding to at least one of the conditions related to the image forming such that liquid droplets are not ejected from the non-ejection nozzle, and performs a control based on the image information such that liquid droplets are ejected from the nozzles except the non-ejection nozzle among the plurality of nozzles.. .
08/21/14
20140232770
Image forming device and image forming method
In a stand-by state, when an instruction unit issues the printing instruction, a control unit is switched in a maintenance state, in the maintenance state, the control unit closes an air valve and operates a first pump, and when a sensor detects that the ink of a second tank is reduced by discharging the ink from a nozzle by the pressure of a second tank, the control unit opens the air valve to be switched in a printing state, and when a predetermined time elapses after an operation of the first pump before the sensor detects the reduction of the ink of the second tank, the control unit excludes the solidified ink from the nozzle, and in the printing state, the control unit is switched in the stand-by state when the ink is discharged from the nozzle of the head based on a printing instruction.. .
08/21/14
20140232764
Image display apparatus and control method thereof
The present invention in its first aspect provides an image display apparatus capable of controlling, for each block obtained by dividing a region of a screen, a backlight emission brightness based on image data of an inputted frame, the image display apparatus comprising: a detecting unit that detects a block in which a predetermined object is displayed; a determining unit that determines an object block that is a block in which a background and the predetermined object are displayed based on a detection result by the detecting unit; and a control unit that controls a backlight emission brightness for each block, wherein the control unit approximates a backlight emission brightness of the object block to a backlight emission brightness of another block in which the background is displayed.. .
08/21/14
20140232747
Operation display system and operation display method
Disclosed is an operation display system, including: an operation display device including a display unit to display an operation window; an operating unit to receive an operation to the operation window; and a display control unit to change the operation window in accordance with the operation received by using the operating unit; an air operation detecting unit to detect an air operation performed by one user in air apart from the display unit; a virtual operation window creating unit to create a virtual operation window in which the operation window is changed in accordance with the air operation; and an ar display unit to show the one user an augmented reality space in which the virtual operation window is synthesized with a real space, wherein the display control unit does not change the operation window displayed on the display unit, in accordance with the air operation.. .
08/21/14
20140232708
Electro-optic device and electronic device
An electro-optic device including a pixel circuit that includes an electro-optic element and a driving transistor; a first data generation unit that, during a first period when image display operation is not performed, detects a temperature and generates first data which allows control of brightness of an image in accordance with the detected temperature; and a luminance control unit that, during a second period when image display operation is performed, performs control of luminance of the electro-optic element on the basis of the first data which is generated during the first period.. .
08/21/14
20140232707
Device for generating a display image on a composite glass pane
A device for generating a display image on a composite glass pane is described. The device has: a composite glass pane with a first pane and a second pane, which are connected to each other via an intermediate layer that contains at least one luminescent pigment; a laser projector, which contains at least one laser and an optical system for deflecting a radiation of the laser, the radiation being directed within a region of the composite glass pane; a photodetector, which detects luminescent radiation of the luminescent pigment; and a control unit, which electronically connects the photodetector and the laser projector..
08/21/14
20140232706
Liquid crystal display device
Provided is a liquid crystal display device that includes pixels and a pixel control unit. Each pixel individually includes: a display element; a first switching unit configured to sample subframe data; a first signal holding unit configured to form a static random access memory to store the subframe data; a second switching unit configured to output the subframe data stored; and a second signal holding unit configured to form a dynamic random access memory to apply output data to the pixel electrode.
08/21/14
20140232677
Tactile sensation providing device
Provided are a touch sensor (11), a pressure detection unit (12) that detects pressure on a touch face, a tactile sensation providing unit (13) that vibrates the touch face, a battery information acquisition unit (17) that acquires information on a battery, and a control unit (15) that switches between a first input mode, in which the control unit (15), upon the touch sensor (11) detecting contact, executes predetermined processing, and a second input mode, in which the control unit (15), upon data based on pressure detected by the pressure detection unit (12) satisfying a predetermined standard while the touch sensor (11) is detecting contact, controls the tactile sensation providing unit (13) to provide a tactile sensation and executes predetermined processing. The control unit (15) switches between the first input mode and the second input mode based on the information on the battery acquired by the battery information acquisition unit (17)..
08/21/14
20140232643
Laser projection device and method
A laser projection device is described having a projection unit, which is designed to project an image and to generate an interrupt signal as a function of a distance of the projection unit from at least one object located in front of the projection unit in the projection direction, and having an application control unit, which is designed to control the projection unit as a function of the interrupt signal. A method is also described..
08/21/14
20140232641
Information processing device and control method for information processing device
An information processing device includes an information acquisition unit that acquires at least one of specific information regarding an environment where the information processing device is used, biological information of a user who uses the information processing device, and control information for controlling the information processing device, and a control unit that controls the information processing device on the basis of at least one of the acquired specific information, biological information, and control information.. .
08/21/14
20140232639
Information processing apparatus and storage medium
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a detection unit configured to detect a gaze point of a user in a display image displayed on a display unit, an estimation unit configured to estimate an intention of the user based on the gaze point detected by the detection unit, an image generation unit configured to generates a varying image that subtly varies from the display image to a final display image according to the intention estimated by the estimation unit, and a display control unit configured to control the display unit in a manner that the varying image generated by the image generation unit is displayed.. .
08/21/14
20140232550
Sensing device
An energy usage monitoring system includes at least one sensing device operatively connected to a building visualization/control unit. The sensing device is arranged for attachment to a window or door and includes a sensor, which is arranged to sense whether the window or door is open or closed and to sense the degree of opening of the window or door, and wireless communication device for transmitting a signal dependent on the sensor output.
08/21/14
20140232455
Semiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes a first semiconductor chip which includes a first power supply terminal and into which a circuit block which is operated by a power supply voltage supplied to the first power supply terminal is integrated, a power circuit that includes switching transistors and supplies the power supply voltage to the first power supply terminal, and a dcdc control unit that is formed on the first semiconductor chip and generates a control signal for controlling the turning on and off of the switching transistors in response to an information signal from the circuit block and a voltage information signal corresponding to an output voltage from the power circuit.. .
08/21/14
20140232426
Systems and methods for conforming test tooling to integrated circuit device profiles with convex support structure
A convex testing stack useful in association with a thermal control unit (tcu) that may be used to maintain a set point temperature for testing of a convex ic device under test (dut) is configured to preserve the convex shape of the dut.. .
08/21/14
20140232401
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method for calculating specific absorption ratio in magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a shifted rf power calculation unit, a specific absorption ratio calculation unit and a display control unit. The shifted rf power calculation unit shifts rf power, when a weight of an object or an imaging region of the object is smaller than or equal to or smaller than a threshold, in accordance with a difference between the weight and the threshold to calculate shifted rf power.
08/21/14
20140232307
Vector control device for electric motor, electric motor, vehicle drive system, and vector control method for electric motor
A vector control device includes a vector control unit computing an output voltage output from the electric power converter according to vector control based on torque command and flux command and generating a pwm signal for controlling the electric power converter based on the output voltage, a first flux-command generation unit generating a flux command for asynchronous pwm mode, and a second flux-command generation unit generating a flux command for synchronous pwm mode. When an output frequency of the electric power converter is lower than a predetermined value, a flux command generated by the first flux-command generation unit is input to the vector control unit, and when the output frequency of the electric power converter is equal to or higher than a predetermined value, a flux command generated by the second flux-command generation unit is input to the vector control unit..
08/21/14
20140232305
Method for controlling a multiphase machine
A method is described for controlling a multiphase machine which is connected to a battery, the multiphase machine having a dc link which is provided with a dc link capacitor, phase windings, and a high side switch and a low side switch for each phase. The switches associated with the individual phases are controlled by a control unit in such a way that sinusoidal phase currents are predefined, at least one phase current is connected at any point in time in each control cycle, and a fixed, pulsed control pattern is present for each control cycle.
08/21/14
20140232112
Hybrid-vehicle power generator control apparatus
A hybrid-vehicle power generator control apparatus. Based on a difference electric power value, which corresponds to the difference between an electric power generator power command value given by a higher-hierarchy control unit and an output voltage value of an electric power generator, an electric power generator control unit calculates an electric power generator rotation speed command value and based on the calculated electric power generator rotation speed command value, the electric power generator control unit pwm-controls an output of the electric-power conversion system that performs electric conversion between the electric power generator and a battery, so that the rotation speed of the electric power generator is made to keep track of the electric power generator rotation speed command value and the output electric power value of the electric power generator is made to keep track of the electric power generator power command value..
08/21/14
20140232063
Movable object driving device and game machine
A movable body drive device that controls a drive unit configured to drive a movable body arranged on a game machine has a communication unit that receives a control command for regulating a destination position of the movable body, a storage unit that stores a current position of the movable body, and a control unit that determines, based on a difference between the destination position and the current position or a moving direction in an immediately previous action of the movable body, a moving direction in the next action of the movable body and to control the drive unit such that the movable body is moved along the moving direction in the next action until the movable body reaches the destination position.. .
08/21/14
20140232057
Image forming apparatus, sheet feed control method, and storage medium
An image forming apparatus capable of printing a non-standard size image on a sheet of a size as desired by the user as possible, and preventing stoppage of printing the image even when there is no sheet of the size desired by the user in a sheet feeder. When image data is for a non-standard size, if there is a sheet feeder accommodating recording sheets of which vertical and lateral lengths corresponding to vertical and lateral lengths represented by the image data are designated, a control unit feeds the sheets from the sheet feeding cassette.


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