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Information processing device, control method thereof, and program

Nec Casio Mobile Communications

Information processing device, control method thereof, and program

Power supply device

Samsung Electro-mechanics

Power supply device

Power supply device

Canon

Imaging apparatus and accessory, and method and system of the same, and medium

Date/App# patent app List of recent Control Unit-related patents
04/23/15
20150113662
 Backup system for enhancing the security of information technological control facilities patent thumbnailnew patent Backup system for enhancing the security of information technological control facilities
A backup device (100) is adapted to conduct a backup of a control device (200), with an interface (104), which may be coupled with the control device (200); a transmission unit (102), adapted to read data from the control device (200) via the interface (104) and/or write data to the control device (200) via the interface (104); a memory unit (108, 116), adapted to store the data read from the control device (104); a backup control unit (102) adapted to instruct the transmission unit (102), to read at least part of a program memory (208) of the control device (200) as first program backup data (120), and to instruct the memory unit (108, 116) to store the first program backup data (120) in a non-volatile way, wherein the backup control unit (102) is further adapted to instruct the transmission unit (202) to read at least part of a program memory (208) of the control device (200) as further program backup data (122, 122a); a comparison unit (102) adapted to compare the first program backup data (120) and the further program backup data (122, 122a); and a warning unit (102) adapted to release a warning, if the comparison unit (102) determines that the first program backup data (120) and the further program backup data (122, 122a) differ.. .
Mb Connect Line Gmbh Fernwartungssysteme
04/23/15
20150113632
 Identity authentication system patent thumbnailnew patent Identity authentication system
According to one embodiment, an identity authentication system includes a detecting unit that detects an identity theft by determining whether a photographing target is a living body or a non-living body, a collating unit that performs identity collation based on a photographed image, and a control unit that controls execution timing of a detection process performed by the detecting unit and an identity collating processing performed by the collating unit and, in a case where the detection performed by the detecting unit is performed for a first number of times, performs the collation process performed by the collating unit, wherein the first number of times is set in consideration of a tradeoff between a required intensity of security and convenience of a user using the identity authentication system.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
04/23/15
20150113558
 Receiver apparatus, broadcast/communication-cooperation system, and broadcast/communication-cooperation method patent thumbnailnew patent Receiver apparatus, broadcast/communication-cooperation system, and broadcast/communication-cooperation method
A reception apparatus includes: a broadcast reception unit (101) receiving broadcast content including a video stream, broadcast subtitles, and timing information, the video stream being composed of a plurality of images output along a time axis, the broadcast subtitles being composed of character strings, the timing information being used to output the broadcast subtitles in synchronization with the images; an alternative subtitle acquisition unit (110) acquiring alternative subtitles prior to reception of the broadcast content, the alternative subtitles being composed of character strings that are alternatives to the character strings constituting the broadcast subtitles in a different representation; an alternative subtitle holding unit (111) holding the acquired alternative subtitles; and the timing control unit (112), an alternative subtitle screen generation unit (115), and an alternative subtitle output unit (116) performing alternative subtitle synchronization processing to output the alternative subtitles at a timing designated with respect to the broadcast subtitles.. .
Panasonic Corporation
04/23/15
20150113551
 Computing system with content delivery mechanism and  operation thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Computing system with content delivery mechanism and operation thereof
A computing system includes: a control unit configured to: capture an activity indicator representing a sound indicator, a movement indicator, or a combination thereof, determine a cheer indicator based on filtering the activity indicator according to a sound type, a movement type, or a combination thereof, determine a support cheer level based on aggregating a plurality of the cheer indicator, and a user interface, coupled to the control unit, configured to present the support cheer level.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150113520
 Method for confirming correction program and information processing apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Method for confirming correction program and information processing apparatus
A method includes receiving first information that is information on a control program from a control unit which executes the control program for controlling equipment loaded onto an automobile, the control unit being loaded onto the automobile, calculating second information that is a state of the control program when applying a correction program on the control program to the control unit on the basis of the received first information, transmitting the correction program to the control unit, receiving from the control unit third information that is information on a state of the control program after applying the transmitted correction program to the control unit, comparing the received third information with the calculated second information, and judging whether or not processing of applying the correction program to the control unit has succeeded on the basis of a result of the comparison.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150113397
 Input device and system with macro recording function and  using the same patent thumbnailnew patent Input device and system with macro recording function and using the same
An input device and system with macro recording function and a method of macro recording are provided. The input device includes a plurality of keys, a macro key, and a control unit.
Giga-byte Technology Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150113392
 Electronic device and electronic device control method patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic device and electronic device control method
Disclosed are an electronic device and an electronic device control method that can use address information on the basis of an inputted string. The disclosed electronic device is provided with: a memory (44) that stores an address book that has names and address information; input keys (14) for inputting strings; a display unit (21) that displays both an input string inputted via the input keys (14) and a conversion candidate string which is a conversion candidate for the input string; a search execution unit (46) that searches the address book on the basis of an input string inputted via the input keys (14); and a control unit (45) that has the display unit (21) display, as a conversion candidate string, a name or address information that corresponds to the input string and was searched for by the search execution unit (46)..
Kyocera Corporation
04/23/15
20150113320
 Processing apparatus, process system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Processing apparatus, process system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium
A processing apparatus includes a precursor detection unit that detects a precursor event indicating a precursor that a target process cannot be executed by a process unit, and a control unit that sends a preparation request to a substitution processing apparatus when the precursor detection unit detects the precursor event in which the preparation request requests the substitution processing apparatus being a ready state for starting a substitution processing. The control unit sends a termination request to the substitution processing apparatus when a predetermined condition is satisfied after the control unit sends the preparation request, in which the termination request requests the substitution processing apparatus terminating the ready state..
Fujitsu Limited
04/23/15
20150113185
 Multi-tag operating system and operating method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-tag operating system and operating method thereof
Disclosed are a multi-tag operation system and an multi-tag operation method. The present invention can transmit a format of ndef data through one tagging operation and thereby can be utilized as an efficient transmission method compared with the transmission of tag data through several tagging operations by providing a multi-tag terminal including: an input/output unit for outputting a plurality of tag data lists and receiving selection commands of tag data to be transmitted; a memory unit for storing the plurality of tag-data lists; a multi-tag operation control unit for securing a plurality of divided data sections in a data section of ndef data, and recording the tag data selected from the input/output unit in the divided data areas; and an nfc antenna unit for transmitting/receiving the ndef data to/from the outside..
Aq Corporation
04/23/15
20150113049
 Transmission system, transmission device, and data transmission method patent thumbnailnew patent Transmission system, transmission device, and data transmission method
The relationship between sending devices and receiving devices can be controlled with a high degree of freedom when sending and receiving data between multiple devices. A pos system 1 has a control tablet 101 that transmits data, a host device 11, and a display tablet 102.
Seiko Epson Corporation
04/23/15
20150113030
new patent

Novel approach for significant improvement of fft performance in microcontrollers


A system includes a memory bank and a control unit. The control unit is configured to perform fft computations based on merged radix-2 butterfly calculations by performing fft computations over n input items, and to access the memory bank for (½×log2 n)×(10×log2 n) times..
Texas Instruments Incorporated
04/23/15
20150113014
new patent

Communication device, identifying communication partner identification information, transmitting reply information, and recording medium


A communication device communicating with a communication partner includes a storing unit that stores answer information corresponding to prescribed query information, a transmission unit that broadcasts the prescribed query information; a reception unit that receives reply information that includes response information to the prescribed query information, and communication identification information about a transmission source of the response information, and a control unit that identifies the communication identification information about the transmission source of the response information as communication identification information about the communication partner, if the response information matches the answer information.. .
Nec Corporation
04/23/15
20150112577
new patent

Power-economy mode control system for a vehicle


The present invention is related to a vehicle provided with operation selection mode. In particular, the present invention is related to a common rail electronically controlled vehicle provided with operation selection mode wherein the user can select either of the power mode and the economy mode of vehicle operation depending on the road conditions.
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
04/23/15
20150112572
new patent

Centralized actuator control module


An apparatus for controlling a plurality of actuators that assists in controlling the operation of a motorized vehicle. The apparatus includes a centralized actuator control module that is positioned remotely from an engine control unit.
International Engine Intellectual Property Company Llc
04/23/15
20150112554
new patent

Method and system for controlling an inclination of a boom carried by a vehicle


The present relates to a method and system for controlling an inclination of a boom with respect to a vehicle. A central frame member allows a pivotal movement of the boom with respect to the vehicle.
Ms Gregson
04/23/15
20150112538
new patent

Obstacle sensing module and cleaning robot including the same


Disclosed herein are an obstacle sensing module and a cleaning robot including the same. The cleaning robot includes a body, a driver to drive the body, an obstacle sensing module to sense an obstacle present around the body, and a control unit to control the driver, based on sensed results of the obstacle sensing module.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150112537
new patent

Navigation system for autonomous dump trucks


Provided is a navigation system for autonomous dump trucks capable of preventing a dump truck from autonomously traveling on a carrying passage differing from the actual carrying passage even when the carrying passages for the dump truck have been altered. The navigation system is based on map data created by digitizing a map of roads on which the dump truck can travel.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150112535
new patent

Electric vehicle


An electric vehicle includes: a synchronous motor; an induction motor; and a control unit configured to adjust a torque from the synchronous motor and a torque from the induction motor, wherein the control unit includes a torque varying device configured to reduce an output torque from the synchronous motor while maintaining a total drive force of the electric vehicle, and increasing an output torque from the induction motor in the case where the electric vehicle is stopped in a state in which a torque is output from the synchronous motor. Accordingly, there is provided an electric vehicle capable of restraining deterioration of drivability and performing thermal protection of a motor and a control unit..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150112534
new patent

Data processing device of electric vehicle


A device for processing data generated and processed in an electric vehicle is provided. The electric vehicle includes an engine, a motor connected to the engine and generating a driving torque, and an electronic control unit (ecu) controlling an operation of the engine, detecting a driving request signal, and including a plurality of controller for processing data generated on the basis of the driving request signal, wherein the ecu allows each of the plurality of control units to process the data on the basis of information on the data..
Lsis Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150112532
new patent

Device for controlling electric vehicle and controlling electric vehicle


A device for controlling an electric vehicle includes: a feedforward computation unit that is configured to input a motor torque instruction value and compute a first torque target value by feedforward computation; and a motor torque control unit that is configured to control a motor torque according to the first torque target value. The feedforward computation unit includes: a vehicle model which is configured to input the motor torque instruction value to model a characteristic from the motor torque to a drive shaft torsional angular velocity; and a drive shaft torsional angular velocity feedback model which is configured to feed back the drive shaft torsional angular velocity output from the vehicle model to the motor torque instruction value to compute the first torque target value..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150112531
new patent

Electric vehicle driving force control device and electric vehicle driving force control method


A driving force control device for an electric vehicle includes two motors for generating driving forces independently on left and right driving wheels corresponding to any one of a pair of front wheels and a pair of rear wheels, a motor torque limit unit capable of limiting torques of the two motors, a driving force determination unit for determining which of the driving forces of the left and right driving wheels is larger, and a motor torque control unit for correcting, when the torque limit is imposed on one of the two motors corresponding to one of the left and right driving wheels larger in driving force during a turn of the electric vehicle, the torque of another of the two motors to increase so that a total driving force of the left and right driving wheels is maintained.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150112515
new patent

Rotor break control system


According to one embodiment, a rotor brake control system includes a temperature sensor operable to measure an operating temperature of a rotor brake and a rotor brake control unit operable to instruct a caliper to adjust, based on the measured operating temperature, an amount of friction generated between a brake pad and the rotor brake.. .
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
04/23/15
20150112510
new patent

Vehicle-mounted network system and management the same


A vehicle-mounted network system includes a plurality of electronic control units (ecus) communicatively connected to a communication path of a vehicle-mounted network, each of which is configured to selectively perform a normal mode of operation and a sleep mode, and a management apparatus. The plurality of ecus are configured to be individually powered on and off by a power supply relay of the management apparatus.
Denso Corporation
04/23/15
20150112509
new patent

Tracking control apparatus


A tracking control apparatus is configured to include a detection unit that detects an object in front of a host vehicle, and a control unit that, when parallel traveling vehicles which travel in parallel with each other in front of the host vehicle are detected by the detection unit and in a case where a distance between the host vehicle and the parallel traveling vehicles is longer than a separate recognition distance by which a plurality of vehicles in the vehicle-width direction can be separately recognized, presumes that there exists a preceding vehicle between the parallel traveling vehicles and controls traveling of the host vehicle.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150112487
new patent

Robot control system, robot system, and sensor information processing apparatus


A robot control system includes a force control unit configured to output a correction value of a target track of a robot on the basis of sensor information acquired from a force sensor, a target-value output unit configured to apply correction processing based on the correction value to the target track to calculate a target value and output the calculated target value, and a robot control unit configured to perform feedback control of the robot on the basis of the target value. The force control unit includes a digital filter unit.
Seiko Epson Corporation
04/23/15
20150112479
new patent

Automatic transaction device and automatic transaction method


The objective of the present invention is to provide an automatic transaction device capable of suppressing wasteful operation of the automatic transaction device when a shutter failure has occurred. The present invention is an automatic transaction device that performs transactions related to cash, and is characterized by including: a deposit/withdrawal slot for depositing/withdrawing cash; an opening/closing member that is capable of opening and closing the deposit/withdrawal slot by way of movement; an opened/closed detection unit that detects the opened/closed state of the opening/closing member; and a control unit that opens and closes the opening/closing member at the time of a reset operation of the automatic transaction device to perform operation verification processing, causes detection of the opened/closed state of the opening/closing member after the operation verification processing, and if it is determined that the opened/closed state is abnormal, aborts the transaction..
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150112400
new patent

External defibrillator, expander thereof, and defibrillation guarding system


This disclosure relates to external defibrillators, expanders thereof and defibrillation monitoring systems. The external defibrillator can include a first human-computer interaction unit, a main control unit, a power module, and a first communication interface for transmitting data with an expander corresponding to the external defibrillator.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd
04/23/15
20150112324
new patent

Rf tissue modulation devices and methods of using the same


Minimally invasive rf tissue modulation devices are provided. In some aspects, the devices include a hand-held control unit and an elongated member.
Trice Medical, Inc.
04/23/15
20150112205
new patent

Optical speculum


A system for direct imaging and diagnosing of abnormal cells in a target tissue includes a disposable optical speculum and an image acquisition system having the speculum assembled on and mechanically secured thereto. The image acquisition system is arranged to capture at least one of a single image or multiple images or video of cells within the target tissue using at least one of bright field or dark field ring illumination divided into independently operated segments to obtain a plurality of data sets.
Illumigyn Ltd.
04/23/15
20150111696
new patent

Control system for four-wheel-drive vehicle


In a control system, a transfer is connected to a rotation member between a driving power source and primary driving wheels and distributes dynamic power of the driving power source to secondary drive wheels. A driving power transmission shaft transmits the dynamic power of the driving power source distributed by the transfer to the secondary drive wheels.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150111585
new patent

Radio communication system, radio communication apparatus, and radio communication method


In a radio communication system that allows coexistence of a plurality of radio network systems, a radio node 1 that belongs to a first radio network system and temporarily belongs to a second radio network system includes a system-coordination control unit 13 that gives a notification indicating that the radio node 1 temporarily becomes unavailable when the radio node 1 starts operating as a radio node that belongs to the second radio network system, wherein when a radio node that belongs to the first radio network system and is adjacent to the radio node 1 receives a notification of temporary node unavailability, the radio node changes a radio communication parameter between this radio node and the radio node 1 to a value such that the radio node 1 is not detected as faulty.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
04/23/15
20150111518
new patent

Mobile communication system, base station, gateway apparatus, core network apparatus, and communication method


A mobile communication system includes a mobile station, a base station that communicates wirelessly with the mobile station, a gateway apparatus that connects the base station to a core network, and a core network apparatus that is arranged in the core network. The base station includes a control unit that includes, in a message, information indicating that the mobile station has originated a call as an emergency call, and a transmission unit that transmits the message to the core network apparatus.
Nec Corporation
04/23/15
20150111513
new patent

Method of controlling receiver gain automatically and automatic gain control in receiver


A method of controlling an automatic gain in a receiver includes receiving an input signal through an antenna of the receiver, by an automatic gain control unit of the receiver, setting a final rf gain, and by the automatic gain control unit, setting an if gain in a state that the final rf gain is set.. .
Gct Semiconductor, Inc.
04/23/15
20150111291
new patent

Cell division tracking apparatus and the same, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium to store a cell division tracking program


A cell division tracking apparatus includes a control unit, a search range setting unit, a daughter cell judgment unit. The control unit tracks division processes of the cells based on a cell image group composed of the cell images.
Olympus Corporation
04/23/15
20150111073
new patent

Battery pack unit integrating bus bar unit, cell monitor substrate and control unit


A battery pack unit includes: a plurality of battery cells each having an electrode; a battery pack constituted by the plurality of battery cells being laminated in a lamination direction; an electrode connecting member electrically connecting electrodes of mutually adjacent battery cells; a cell monitor substrate that monitors a state of every battery cell and a control unit electrically connected to the cell monitor substrate, receiving a signal transmitted from the cell monitor substrate. The cell monitor substrate and the control unit are arranged in the lamination direction and arranged in parallel with the electrode connecting member at a side of the electrode surface..
Denso Corportion
04/23/15
20150110974
new patent

Plasma processing apparatus and plasma processing method


A plasma processing apparatus including: a chamber configured to provide a space for processing a substrate; a substrate stage configured to support the substrate within the chamber and including a first electrode, the first electrode configured to receive a first radio frequency signal; a second electrode disposed on an upper portion of the chamber to face the first electrode, the second electrode configured to receive a second radio frequency signal; a gas supply unit configured to supply a process gas onto the substrate within the chamber; and a thermal control unit configured to circulate a heat transfer medium through a first fluid passage provided in the first electrode and a second fluid passage provided in the second electrode to maintain the first and second electrodes at the same temperature.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150110911
new patent

Nanoparticle filtering environmental control units


Environmental control units are disclosed. In an aspect, an environmental control unit for use with additive manufacturing and other voc and particle emitting processes are disclosed.
Made In Space, Inc.
04/23/15
20150110513
new patent

Image-forming apparatus


In an image-forming apparatus including: an image forming unit which forms an unfixed toner image on a recording material; a fixing unit having a heat generating member which generates heat by power supplied from a commercial ac power source via a choke coil, the fixing unit heating the unfixed toner image formed by the image forming unit and thereby fixing the image to the recording material; and a control unit which controls the supply of power from the commercial ac power source to the heat generating member. The control unit supplies power to the heat generating member by control including phase control, during printing for performing an image forming operation by the image forming unit, and supplies power to the heat generating member by wave number control during standby for awaiting a print instruction..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150110510
new patent

Transfer device and image forming apparatus


Provided is a transfer device including a transfer roll that interposes a sheet transported to a transfer unit to transfer the toner image to the sheet, a power supply that generates a voltage between the transfer roll and the image holding member, and a control unit that causes the power supply to generate a transfer voltage, a resistance detection voltage having a same polarity as a polarity of the transfer voltage, and a cleaning voltage having a polarity reverse to the polarity of the transfer voltage, wherein the control unit causes the power supply to generate the transfer voltage in a transfer interval, in a continuous traveling mode, and generates the resistance detection voltage and the cleaning voltage in a non-arriving interval while switching a single interval ratio which is a generation time ratio in the non-arriving interval between the resistance detection voltage and the cleaning voltage.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150110508
new patent

Image forming apparatus


According to an embodiment, provided is an image forming apparatus including a temperature sensor, a humidity sensor, and a control unit. The control unit determines whether an environment of the apparatus is a dew condensation environment, based on a temperature of the apparatus detected by the temperature sensor and humidity in the apparatus detected by the humidity sensor.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150110472
new patent

Video processing apparatus and control video processing apparatus


In a video processing apparatus, an input processing unit inputs a video frame, a first video processing unit performs image processing on the input video frame, and an output processing unit outputs the image processed video frame to display it. Further, a control unit in the video processing apparatus controls the image processing so that a video frame subjected to freeze display in response to an input of a pause instruction to the video processing apparatus is displayed in the high image quality..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150110353
new patent

Paper-sheet handling apparatus and paper-sheet handling method


A paper-sheet handling apparatus (10) includes: a recognition unit (14) configured to obtain recognition information of a paper sheet by recognizing the paper sheet, and to obtain an image of the paper sheet so as to obtain paper-sheet information from the acquired image of the paper sheet; a reject unit (18) to which a paper sheet, which is other than a paper sheet that has been recognized as a normal paper sheet by the recognition unit (14), is sent; and a control unit (30) configured to output display information about the paper-sheet information of each paper sheet sent to the reject unit (18). The display information output by the control unit (30) is displayed on a display unit (22) disposed on the paper-sheet handling apparatus (10), or transmitted to an external apparatus (40), which is other than the paper-sheet handling apparatus (10), through an interface unit (39) so as to be displayed on a display unit disposed on the external apparatus (40)..
Glory Ltd.
04/23/15
20150110162
new patent

Electrical transceiver for synchronous ethernet


Disclosed is an electrical transceiver for synchronous ethernet, including: a first interface connected with a host; a second interface including a physical layer (phy) transceiver connected with a serial link; and a processor connected with the first interface and the second interface, wherein the processor includes a timing control unit controlling a transmission signal transmitted to the second interface from the first interface and a reception signal transmitted to the first interface from the second interface to have the same time delay.. .
Aimvalley B.v.
04/23/15
20150110161
new patent

Mixer unit


A mixer unit (30) for frequency translating, based on an lo signal, an input signal having one or more input signal components is disclosed. The mixer unit has a signal processing path (50a-d, 60a-d) from each input terminal (32+, 32−) to each output terminal (34_i+, 34_i−, 34_q+,34_q−) of the mixer unit (30), the lo signal has an associated lo signal component (lo_ia-d, lo_qa-d) for each signal processing path.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
04/23/15
20150110083
new patent

Communication control apparatus, terminal apparatus, and communication control method


There is provided a communication control apparatus including a radio communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with a terminal apparatus to which a first operator provides a radio communication service, the terminal apparatus being capable of radio communication by using one primary frequency band and at least one secondary frequency band, and a control unit configured to control access of the terminal apparatus in a manner that a frequency band among one or more frequency bands owned by a second operator is not used as the one primary frequency band of the terminal apparatus, the frequency band being temporarily used by the first operator.. .
Sony Corporation
04/23/15
20150109859
new patent

Electronic device with solid state drive and associated control method


An electronic device with a solid state drive and associated control method are provided. The electronic device includes: a host; a power supply component, for providing electric power to the host and the solid state drive; and the solid state drive including a control unit electrically connected to the host through a bus, a cache memory electrically connected to the control component, and a flash memory electrically connected to the control component.
Lite-on It Corporation
04/23/15
20150109856
new patent

Semiconductor memory apparatus and temperature control method thereof


A semiconductor memory apparatus and a temperature control method thereof are provided. The semiconductor memory apparatus includes a temperature adjustment unit suitable for adjusting a temperature of a memory cell, and a temperature control unit suitable for sensing a temperature of the temperature adjustment unit, comparing a sensed temperature with a reference temperature range, and controlling the temperature adjustment unit to adjust the temperature thereof within the reference temperature range based on a comparison result..
Sk Hynix Inc.
04/23/15
20150109846
new patent

Memory apparatus and memory device


A memory apparatus includes a memory device at least including a memory layer, a magnetic fixed layer, and an intermediate layer made of a non-magnetic body disposed between the memory layer and the magnetic fixed layer; current being capable of flowing in a lamination direction; a wiring for supplying current flowing to the lamination direction; and a memory control unit for storing information by flowing standby current at a predetermined level to the memory device via the wiring to incline the magnetization direction of the memory layer from the direction perpendicular to a film surface and flowing recording current that is higher than the standby current via the wiring to change the magnetization direction of the memory layer.. .
04/23/15
20150109832
new patent

Power supply device


There is provided a power supply device having a primary side and a secondary side isolated from each other. The power supply device includes: a power supply unit converting power from the primary side to output the converted power to the secondary side; a control unit located on the secondary side and acquiring control information on the power supply unit based on a voltage output from the power supply unit; and a delivery unit delivering the control information to the primary side, the delivery unit including a y-capacitor that provides an emi noise path between the primary side and the secondary side..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109781
new patent

Controllable lighting assembly


The present invention relates to a lighting assembly (100), comprising at least one light source (402), a heat sink (102) for dissipating heat generated during operation of the at least one light source (402), a lamp foot for connecting the at least one light source to a power supply, a control unit for controlling the at least one light source, and a first antenna arrangement (204) connected to the control unit and being electrically insulated from the heat sink (102) and the lamp foot (104), wherein the heat sink (102) and the lamp foot (104) form a second antenna arrangement (108), and the first antenna arrangement (204) is arranged in close vicinity of the second antenna arrangement (108) for allowing near-field coupling of a radio frequency signal provided to control the at least one light source (402).. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
04/23/15
20150109714
new patent

Ionizer and control method thereof


A polarity control unit includes a flag storage unit that stores any one of a first polarity pattern by which a positive direct-current voltage is applied to discharge needles in a first group and a negative direct-current voltage is applied to discharge needles in a second group and a second polarity pattern by which a negative direct-current voltage is applied to the discharge needles in the first group and a positive direct-current voltage is applied to the discharge needles in the second group, a flag update unit that rewrites one flag stored in the flag storage unit to another flag when a power switch is turned on from its off state or is turned off from its on state, and a command unit that commands a polarity pattern corresponding to the flag stored in the flag storage unit to be output from the polarity output unit.. .
Smc Corporation
04/23/15
20150109712
new patent

Adapter for connecting a switch device to a data bus and switch assembly comprising the adapter


An adapter configured to connect a switch device to a data bus, wherein the switch device has a box-like body which houses a switching unit for switching an electric circuit, wherein the adapter includes a case having a first opening and a second opening and an electronic control unit housed in the case and having a first connection element adapted to be connected to the switching unit through the first opening and second connection element adapted to be connected to the data bus through the second opening to convert the electric signals generated by the switching unit into data signals and vice versa.. .
Pizzato Elettrica Srl
04/23/15
20150109641
new patent

Scanned image calibration device and method thereof for adjusting a scan frequency


A device for calibrating scanned image includes a scanning unit arranged in a paper transmitting path for capturing texts and images on a document and transferring into electrical signals, a set of transmitting device which includes at least a first transmitting roller arranged upstream to the scanning unit, and a second transmitting roller arranged downstream to the scanning unit. There is no other transmitting roller arranged between the first and the second transmitting rollers, the distance between the first and the second transmitting rollers is shorter than the length of the document, and the second transmitting roller is faster than the first transmitting roller.
Foxlink Image Technology Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109625
new patent

Probing device for electronic device and probing method


To provide a probing device and a probing method for an electronic device capable of confirming whether or not an electrical inspection has been executed appropriately, with an electrode pad being made in contact with a probe with a predetermined pressure, by utilizing a change in external shapes to be formed on the electrode pad when the probe and the electrode pad are pressed onto each other. The device is provided with a microscope 23 for image-capturing the electrode pad and for outputting the external shape of the electrode pad as image data, and a control unit 27 which stores image data of an external shape of the electrode pad prior to the contact with a probe 102, and compares the image data of the external shape thus stored with image data thereof after the contact obtained from the microscope 23, or compares the registered frame of the electrode pad with the outer periphery of the electrode pad detected at the time of inspecting a needle trace, so that the quality of the contact between the electrode pad and the probe 102 is determined..
Tokyo Seimitsu Co., Ltd
04/23/15
20150109610
new patent

Spectrometry device


A control unit for controlling the temperature of a spectrometer to be constant stores a first temperature coefficient indicating a proportion of a temperature change of the spectrometer to a room temperature change and a second temperature coefficient indicating a proportion of the temperature change of the spectrometer to a change in the air volume of blower means, and calculates the amount of change in the air volume of the blower means necessary to offset a change in the temperature of the spectrometer from a predetermined constant temperature, by using the first temperature coefficient and the second temperature coefficient, and controls driving of the blower means based on the calculated amount of change in the air volume.. .
Shimadzu Corporation
04/23/15
20150109608
new patent

Device and measuring hemoglobin


The present invention relates to a system for measuring the hemoglobin concentration in whole blood, wherein the system comprises: a light-radiating unit including a light source that emits two types of incident light having different wavelengths; a diffusion unit which diffuses the incident light emitted by the light-radiating unit; a cuvette-holding unit which is formed so as to hold a cuvette including a blood sample; a detection unit which detects each absorbance of the two types of incident light having different wavelengths; a processing unit which determines the hemoglobin concentration in the blood by processing the measured absorbance result; and a control unit which regulates the two types of incident light having different wavelengths in order to repeatedly/sequentially radiate same. Although the system for measuring hemoglobin in whole blood of the present invention uses a small amount of whole blood, it is possible to measure the total hemoglobin concentration in an accurate and reliable manner.
Boditechmed. Inc
04/23/15
20150109588
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Micro projector device and control method thereof


The present invention provides a micro projector device including a mems mirror, a laser source module, a detection module, and a control unit. The mems mirror has a first portion and a second portion, the first portion pivots to the second portion, and the first portion oscillates in relation to the second portion.
Lite-on It Corporation
04/23/15
20150109586
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Scanning projection apparatus and portable projection apparatus


A scanning projection apparatus is provided with a first light source module which includes a laser light source to emit a laser beam and a mirror unit which can be oscillated. Further, a light deflection unit which performs a two-dimensional scanning with the laser beam emitted from the first light source module by the mirror unit, a light detection unit which detects a distance from the mirror unit to an image projection surface or a difference in distance in the image projection surface, and a control unit which controls an oscillation angle of the mirror unit based on distance information from the light detection unit are included..
04/23/15
20150109515
new patent

Image pickup apparatus, image pickup system, controlling image pickup apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium


An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup element configured to photoelectrically convert an optical image, an image processing unit configured to generate an image based on image signals acquired from a first region and a second region of the image pickup element, a focus detection unit configured to perform focus detection by a phase difference method based on the image signal acquired from the first region of the image pickup element, and a control unit configured to perform control so as to read the image signal acquired from the first region in a first mode and read the image signal acquired from the second region in a second mode different from the first mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaishi
04/23/15
20150109505
new patent

Image sensor, image sensing device, camera, and driving image sensing device


An image sensor includes a semiconductor chip and a package covering the semiconductor chip. The semiconductor chip includes a pixel portion including a plurality of pixels, a memory, a readout unit configured to write, in the memory, a signal corresponding to a signal from the pixel portion, an output unit configured to output an image signal corresponding to the signal written in the memory, a control unit configured to output a control signal to an output pin of the package via an output pad of the semiconductor chip, and a pad to which a power supply voltage is supplied from outside the semiconductor chip.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150109479
new patent

Image capturing apparatus and control method therefor


An image capturing apparatus comprising: an image sensor controlled at different readout intervals in a plurality of different regions; a selection unit configured to select one of a first image signal read out from a first region and a second image signal read out from a second region that is controlled at a readout interval shorter than those of the first region; a detection unit configured to detect a focus state level based on an image signal read out from the image sensor; and a focus control unit configured to, based on the focus state level detected by the detection unit based on the image signal selected by the selection unit, control a focus lens. The first image signal is used for at least one of display in a display unit and storage in a storage medium..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150109471
new patent

Imaging apparatus and accessory, and method and system of the same, and medium


An imaging apparatus to which an accessory is detachably attached includes an imaging unit configured to convert an object image into an electrical signal, a signal generation unit configured to generate a vertical synchronizing signal that is synchronized with a timing of exposure of the imaging unit and output the generated vertical synchronizing signal, a control unit configured to control communication with the accessory based on the vertical synchronizing signal, a first terminal configured to send a clock signal generated by the control unit to the accessory, and a second terminal configured to communicate data with the accessory based on the clock signal, in which the control unit controls a signal level at the first terminal to a predetermined level when the communication of the data ends, and then changes the signal level in synchronization with the output of the vertical synchronizing signal.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150109401
new patent

Video-conference terminal device, video-conference system, image distortion correction method, and image distortion correction processing program product


A local video-conference terminal device includes a wide-angle camera lens, a camera image correction control unit that performs distortion correction processing on an image included in digital video signal from the wide-angle camera lens, a camera image correction table storage unit including correction tables for the distortion correction processing regarding a partial area of the image, a video display unit displaying the digital video signal after distortion correction, and a camera display switching key outputting a signal to select an image correction table. The camera image correction control unit performs the distortion correction processing on the image included in digital video signal using the image correction table selected by switching through the camera display switching key..
04/23/15
20150109399
new patent

Control of a video conference system using personal devices


A system and machine-implemented method for automatically linking a mobile device to a video conference control unit of a video conference site, providing control of the video conference control unit by the mobile device. A proximity detector and a wireless controller provide automatic linking with the mobile device.
Google Inc.
04/23/15
20150109359
new patent

Display device, driving display device, and electronic apparatus


A display device includes: an image display unit in an image display region, the image display unit including a plurality of main pixels each including sub-pixels; a light source portion that irradiates the image display region; a signal correction unit that calculates saturation and value of the main pixels based on first color information to be displayed on a predetermined pixel, the first color information being obtained based on an input video signal, and generates second color information by correcting the first color information based on the calculated saturation and value; a signal generation unit that calculates the saturation and the value of the main pixels based on the second color information, and generates a signal for determining light source luminance of the light source based on the calculated saturation and value; and a light source control unit that controls luminance of the light source based on the signal.. .
Japan Display Inc.
04/23/15
20150109350
new patent

Display device and driving display device


A display device includes: an image display unit that includes a plurality of main pixels in an image display region, the image display unit including sub-pixels; a light source that irradiates the image display region; a light source control unit that controls luminance of the light source; and a color information correction processing unit that corrects first color information that is obtained based on the luminance of the light source and an input video signal to second color information, when color information of at least one of a red pixel, a green pixel, and a blue pixel included in the first color information exceeds a predetermined threshold, the second information is corrected by degenerating color information of the red pixel, the green pixel, and the blue pixel, and by adding color information of the white pixel included in the first color information based on the degenerated color information.. .
Japan Display Inc.
04/23/15
20150109349
new patent

Display device and driving display device


A display device includes: an image display unit that includes an image display region; a plurality of light sources that are arranged corresponding to a plurality of partial regions included in the image display region and irradiate the partial regions with light; a light amount correction processing unit that detects that the partial regions are non-display regions in which no image is displayed, and corrects a light amount of the light sources based on a predetermined threshold when the partial regions adjacent to each other are continuous non-display regions; and a light source control unit that controls the light amount of the light sources.. .
Japan Display Inc.
04/23/15
20150109318
new patent

Inspection record apparatus and inspection record method


An inspection record apparatus includes: a display unit; a memory unit configured to store inspection record data including image information concerning a subject and information concerning a damaged state of the subject, and information indicating whether the information concerning the damaged state is in a confirmed status or not; a display control unit configured to read the inspection record data to develop the information concerning the damaged state on an image corresponding to the image information, and display the resultant image onto the display unit; a detection unit configured to detect an operation for the information concerning the damaged state; a storage unit configured to store the information indicating that the information concerning the damaged state is in the confirmed status into the memory unit; and a changing unit configured to change a display manner of the information concerning the damaged state.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109304
new patent

Image display device, method and program


In the present invention, when a 3d medical image is displayed on a 3d display, the position of accompanying information displayed at the same time is appropriately controlled. The position of the accompanying information in the coordinate system of a 3d signal value that is an item to be drawn is computed, and said position is saved in a storage unit.
Hitachi Medical Corporation
04/23/15
20150109284
new patent

Apparatus and driving led display


The apparatus for driving led display includes a system control unit having a synchronization signal generator configured to generate a synchronization start signal and a plurality of phase locked loop circuits. Each of the phase locked loop circuits includes a divider coupled to the voltage controlled oscillator and configured to change the sequence of dividing ratios over a modulation period, a sigma delta modulator configured to generate a sequence of random numbers to the divider, and a spread spectrum modulation depth controller coupled to the sigma delta modulator and configured to receive the synchronization start signal from the synchronization signal generator.
Sct Technology, Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109277
new patent

Pixel driving circuit and display device


The present disclosure provides a pixel driving circuit and a display device, the pixel driving circuit includes: a control unit; a capacitor; a first transistor; a second transistor; a third transistor and a fourth transistor. The present disclosure can effectively compensate the variation of the threshold voltage of the drive thin film transistor by controlling the thin film transistors, thus prevent nonuniform brightness of a screen due to nonuniform current, and extend lifespan of the screen..
Everdisplay Optronics (shanghai) Limited
04/23/15
20150109261
new patent

Projection apparatus


A projection apparatus includes light source modules (a first light source module, and a second light source module) equipped with a laser light source emitting a laser beam, a light deflection unit configured to perform a two-dimensional scanning with the laser beam emitted from the light source module and project a projection image on an image projection surface, a light detection unit configured to detect a reflection light beam of the laser beam from an operation executor on the projection image, and a control unit configured to determine a position of the projection image with which the operation executor is in contact based on information from the light detection unit and information from the projection image.. .
04/23/15
20150109215
new patent

Touch surface for simulating materials


A system for simulating materials using touch surfaces includes a touch surface, an actuator and/or an temperature control device, and a control unit. The control unit controls the actuator or the temperature control device to cause at least a portion of the touch surface to simulate a material.
Apple Inc.
04/23/15
20150109203
new patent

Performing device capable of adjusting images according to body motion of user


A performing method of a device capable of adjusting images according to a body motion of a user, the device comprising a display unit, at least one camera unit, and a control unit electrically coupled to the display unit and the camera unit, the performing method comprising: capturing at least one motion image of the user by the at least one camera unit; receiving the at least one motion image of the user by the control unit; and adjusting the display unit according to the least one motion image of the user by the control unit, whereby the images displayed by the display unit moving as does the user.. .
National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology
04/23/15
20150109194
new patent

Information processing device, control method thereof, and program


An information processing device includes: an input unit that receives input; a detecting unit that detects the posture of the information processing device; and, a control unit that controls the operation of the information processing device in accordance with the posture of the information processing device which the detecting unit detects after confirming the presence or absence of a particular input via the input unit.. .
Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109185
new patent

Information processing system, information processing apparatus, storage medium having stored therein information processing program, and information processing method


An apparatus capable of communicating with another apparatus includes a display control unit configured to display, for a time longer than normal, a plurality of drawing frames forming images that are to be displayed after transmission of predetermined input data and are based on a user input, and/or a display control unit configured to display, for a time shorter than normal, a plurality of drawing frames forming images that are to be displayed after reception of predetermined input data and are based on input data.. .
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109133
new patent

Display control device, display control method, display control program, and mobile terminal


An apparatus may include a control unit to control display of at least one first mark representing a power generating unit and a second mark representing a power storage unit and change of an indication display between the first mark and the second mark according to an amount of power supplied from the power generating unit to the power storage unit.. .
Sony Corporation
04/23/15
20150109119
new patent

Drive assist control device


A drive assist control device includes a steering determination unit 21 that determines a steering state of a vehicle, a curved state estimation unit 22 that estimates a curved state of a traveling road where the vehicle is traveling, a threshold value setting unit 23 that, in a case where it is determined by the steering determination unit 21 that a steering occurs after a steering wheel stationary state, sets a determination threshold value at the time of steering ts based on the curved state estimated during a period ts to ts+tc from the time of steering ts to the set time tc after the time of steering ts or a period ts−tc to ts from the set time tc before the time of steering ts to the time of steering ts and which is sharper than the curved state estimated at the time of steering ts, and a warning control unit 25 that actuates a warning in a case where the steering speed at the time of steering ts exceeds the determination threshold value.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150109096
new patent

Handheld electronic device and operation the same


A handheld electronic device is provided. The handheld electronic device comprises a storage unit, an audio sensor, a processing unit and a wireless control unit.
Htc Corporation
04/23/15
20150109046
new patent

Semiconductor integrated circuit device


An nbti malfunction of a p-channel mos transistor is prevented. A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a reset pulse control unit rpc.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


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