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Medical system and medical terminal device

Medical system and medical terminal device

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

Universal serial bus testing device

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10/09/14
20140304738
 Web browser control device, web browser control method, and television receiver patent thumbnailWeb browser control device, web browser control method, and television receiver
A web browser control device includes: a display control unit that causes web pages and a bookmark list screen showing a list of at least one bookmarked web page among the web pages to be displayed; a storage unit that stores (a) pieces of history information of the web pages displayed by the display control unit and (b) bookmark information of the at least one bookmarked web page; and a web browser control unit that (i) instructs, when a web browser is opened, the display control unit to cause the bookmark list screen to be displayed according to the bookmark information stored in the storage unit, and (ii) delete, when the web browser is closed or opened, (c) history information of at least one web page not bookmarked among the web pages from the storage unit.. .
10/09/14
20140304638
 Medical system and medical terminal device patent thumbnailMedical system and medical terminal device
A medical system includes a multi-controller including a plurality of medical care devices; a storage unit that stores operator information, patient information and device information; and a control unit that, based on the operator information, the patient information and the device information, displays an operation screen on the medical care device to be used for medical care such that the operation screen reflects a setting made by the operator to perform the medical care and a setting made by the patient to receive the medical care, the operation screen being displayed on an operation display unit.. .
10/09/14
20140304604
 Information processing device, information processing method, and program patent thumbnailInformation processing device, information processing method, and program
Provided is an information processing device including a display control unit configured to initiate a selective displaying of content screens, and a sound output control unit configured to generate localization information of a notification sound associated with a first content screen that is not currently being displayed and initiate an outputting of the notification sound to a user in accordance with the localization information while a second content screen is being displayed.. .
10/09/14
20140304555
 Universal serial bus testing device patent thumbnailUniversal serial bus testing device
A usb testing device is provided for an electronic device having a usb port. The usb testing device includes a first usb control unit, a second usb control unit, and a micro-processor.
10/09/14
20140304531
 Power supply apparatus, power supply method, and storage medium patent thumbnailPower supply apparatus, power supply method, and storage medium
A power supply apparatus that wirelessly supplies power includes a detection unit configured to detect a power receiving apparatus, a receiving unit configured to receive, from the power receiving apparatus detected by the detection unit, identification information identifying the power receiving apparatus, a power-supply control unit configured to compare the identification information received by the receiving unit with identification information stored in a storage unit and identifying an allowed device for which power supply is allowed, thereby allowing power supply to the power receiving apparatus when both identification information match each other, and a power supply unit configured to perform the power supply to the power receiving apparatus for which the power supply is allowed by the power-supply control unit.. .
10/09/14
20140304487
 Information processing apparatus, memory control device, and data transfer control method patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus, memory control device, and data transfer control method
A nonvolatile memory manages stored data by using physical addresses. By using logical addresses associated with the physical addresses, an arithmetic processing unit outputs a process instruction to be performed on data stored in the nonvolatile memory.
10/09/14
20140304455
 Data management in a storage system patent thumbnailData management in a storage system
A storage system, and a method of data management in the storage system, with non-volatile memory device characteristics determined during an inspection of non-volatile memory devices before a runtime operation of a storage device in the storage system including: a controller in the storage system: a drive-level control unit configured for an update of operational capabilities based on the non-volatile memory device characteristics during the runtime operation of the storage device and for a group of the non-volatile memory devices based on the operational capabilities; and a memory control unit, coupled to the drive-level control unit, the memory control unit configured to receive the operational capabilities for control of the non-volatile memory devices.. .
10/09/14
20140304450
 Switching device, packet control method, and data communication system patent thumbnailSwitching device, packet control method, and data communication system
A header attaching unit attaches, for each destination of a plurality of packets, a number to each of the packets. The packets have a plurality of types.
10/09/14
20140304431
 Information-sharing device, information-sharing method, information-sharing program and terminal device patent thumbnailInformation-sharing device, information-sharing method, information-sharing program and terminal device
There is provided an information-sharing device including, in a second device connected to a first device, an information obtaining unit which obtains, through a communication unit of the second device, first application information indicating an application possessed by the first device, a shared information generating unit which generates shared information shared by the first device and the second device, based on the first application information obtained by the information obtaining unit, and a transmission control unit which transmits the shared information through the communication unit to the first device.. .
10/09/14
20140304126
 Refrigerator and mobile terminal for food management patent thumbnailRefrigerator and mobile terminal for food management
A refrigerator includes storage chambers storing foods, cooling devices cooling the storage chambers, a display unit displaying a picture to manage foods, a communication unit receiving product information of products purchased by a user from a seller server, and a control unit extracting product information of food items purchased by the user from the product information of the products and controlling the display unit so as to display food management information generated based on the extracted product information of the food items. The refrigerator may display management information of the food items purchased by the user without separate input of the product information of the food items purchased by the user..
10/09/14
20140304052
Commercial transaction management device, commercial transaction management method, commercial transaction management program, and computer-readable recording medium for recording same program
A commercial transaction management device includes a coupon creation control unit that receives a coupon issuance request containing sales terms when purchasing a plurality of items together from one user, a determination unit that determines whether to accept the sales terms based on information from a shop related to the items, and an issuance unit that issues an electronic coupon when it is determined to accept the sales terms. This enables an offer of a coupon that matches a desire of one user.
10/09/14
20140303969
Speech recognition control device
A speech recognition control device has a plurality of microphones placed at different positions, a speech transmission control unit, and a speech recognition execution control unit. The speech transmission control unit stores data based on the speeches which are input from the microphones and time data related to ranks among the microphones, assigns ranks to the plurality of microphones using the time data based on a preset condition, and transmits a speech data signal corresponding to the microphone to the speech recognition execution control unit in the order of the ranks.
10/09/14
20140303874
Enhanced engine performance with fuel temperature control
Methods and systems for utilizing heated fuel to compensate for a low cetane number, cetane number variance and sub-optimal engine cold-start performance in internal combustion engines are disclosed herein. Systems comprise a heater, a sensor, and an engine control unit (“ecu”).
10/09/14
20140303869
Sensor-based vehicle control methods
The novelty of this invention is that the vehicle's two degrees of freedom in motion is controlled by a single action of a driver. With this method, a driver can control a vehicle easily and intuitively.
10/09/14
20140303860
Automatic transmission
An automatic transmission includes an input member, a planetary gear set, a plurality of engagement mechanisms, an output member, a shift position detecting unit, an input rotational speed detecting unit, a control unit, and a switching mechanism. When a shift position is changed from a forward drive range to a reverse drive range, the control unit performs a reverse preparation mode in which a rotational speed of an element to be fixed by the switching mechanism is lower than or equal to a predetermined speed by setting an engagement mechanism in one of a connection mode and a fixed mode.
10/09/14
20140303836
Driver authentication system and method for monitoring and controlling vehicle usage
A driver authentication and safety system and method for monitoring and controlling vehicle usage by high-risk drivers. A centralized database comprising a software application can be accessed by an authorized user via a data communications network utilizing a remote computer in order to configure a desired operating profile that matches requirements of the high-risk driver.
10/09/14
20140303820
Hybrid vehicle and control method thereof
A hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a motor configured to generate electricity using a power from the engine, a battery configured to exchange an electric power with the motor, a switch configured to set a charging acceleration mode and to cancel the charging acceleration mode, a reporting device configured to report information, and an electronic control unit configured to (a) increase the electric power generated by the motor higher when the charging acceleration mode is set than that when the charging acceleration mode is not set, and (b) control the reporting device to notify that the charging acceleration mode is set.. .
10/09/14
20140303818
Hybrid vehicle and method for controlling hybrid vehicle
Provided are a hybrid vehicle and control method thereof. The hybrid vehicle has a power storage device, an internal combustion engine, a power generation device, an input device and an electronic control unit.
10/09/14
20140303783
Washing machine control system and method of controlling the same
A washing machine control system and a method of controlling the same are provided. The washing machine control system includes a tag unit that includes a tag storage unit that stores model information; and a transmitting and receiving unit that transmits the model information based on a mobile device being tagged.
10/09/14
20140303775
Automatic moving apparatus and manual operation method thereof
Various interfaces allowing users to directly manipulate an automatic moving apparatus manually, thus enhancing user convenience and efficiency, are provided. An automatic moving apparatus includes: a storage unit configured to store a traveling method; an image detection unit configured to acquire a captured image; a driving unit having one or more wheels and driving the wheels according to a driving signal; and a control unit configured to extract a traveling direction from the traveling method stored in the storage unit in a first mode, extract a traveling direction indicated by a sensing target from the captured image acquired by the image detection unit in a second mode, and generate a driving signal for moving the automatic moving apparatus in the extracted traveling direction..
10/09/14
20140303693
Phototherapy device
A phototherapy device for applying light from a plurality of low-level light sources, such as leds or laser diodes, to male genitalia. The plurality of light sources are located on the interior of a tube, cup or helical band or ribbon, which is then applied to some or all portions of the male genitalia.
10/09/14
20140303684
Symptom-treatment system
A symptom-treatment system includes a control unit configured to provide a treatment signal and a treatment unit coupled to the control unit to receive the treatment signal. The treatment unit is coupled to a patient to communicate the treatment unit to the patient..
10/09/14
20140303662
Puncture support device
A puncture support device includes a display unit, a puncture target setting unit, a puncturable region setting unit, a puncture route extraction unit, a safety degree calculation unit, and an insertion point candidate region display control unit. The puncture target setting unit is configured to set a puncture target in a acquired volume data.
10/09/14
20140303530
Cpr apparatus and method
A cpr apparatus comprises a chest compression unit and a means for mounting the chest compression unit on a patient. The chest compression unit comprises a plunger disposed in a housing.
10/09/14
20140303498
Object information acquisition apparatus, object information acquisition system, display control method, display method, and program
In a known apparatus, when a user defines a specified region in which characteristic information is to be acquired, it may be difficult for the user to easily recognize a corresponding scanning region that is to be actually scanned with a receiver. An embodiment of the invention provides an object information acquisition apparatus including a receiver configured to receive an acoustic wave and convert it into an electric signal, a scan control unit configured to scan the receiver at least in one direction, and a display control unit.
10/09/14
20140303435
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A image processing apparatus includes an image extraction unit that extracts first and second feature images representing first and second feature, respectively from a first image group acquired by sequentially capturing images of inside of a subject, and that further extracts third and fourth feature images representing first and second feature, respectively from a second image group acquired before the first image group, a feature data acquiring unit that acquires first and second feature data characterizing a movement of the capsule endoscope between the first and second feature images and between the third and the fourth feature images, respectively, a comparing unit that compares the first feature data with the second feature data, and a display control unit that performs, with respect to the first image group, display control based on a result of the comparison by the comparing unit.. .
10/09/14
20140302965
Hydraulic control device and control method of hydraulic control device
In hydraulic control, an electronic control unit controls controlled hydraulic pressure of a control valve in order to control a hydraulic oil amount in a torque converter and a hydraulic oil pressure of a forward-reverse travel switching mechanism, and the electronic control unit increases the controlled hydraulic pressure when the hydraulic oil amount in the torque converter is insufficient at an engine start or immediately after the engine start in comparison with a case where the hydraulic oil amount in the torque converter is sufficient. The hydraulic control device includes: the torque converter; the forward-reverse travel switching mechanism; the control valve configured to change the hydraulic oil amount in the torque converter and the hydraulic oil pressure of the forward-reverse travel switching mechanism by changing the single controlled hydraulic pressure; and electronic control unit..
10/09/14
20140302899
Game device, game control method, and game control program
A game device is provided with an input reception unit that receives an operating input from a player, a control unit that controls a game in accordance with the timing of the operating input, and a screen generation unit that displays a screen of the game, wherein the screen generation unit generates and displays a screen of a player's character in the motion of making a shot, and a power determination unit and an impact determination unit determine the power or impact of a shot in accordance with the degree of the progress of the motion of making the shot at the point when the operating input is received.. .
10/09/14
20140302836
Apparatus enabling automatically adjusting functions of cpmponents thereof
An apparatus for automatic switching functions of components thereof, includes a housing having an upper end and a lower end, a first microphone fixed on the upper end of the housing, a second microphone fixed on the lower end of the housing, an orientation detecting unit having an acceleration sensor for detecting the current orientation of the apparatus for generating an orientation signal, a switching control unit for switching the functions of the microphones when the orientation signal indicates the apparatus is reversed.. .
10/09/14
20140302687
Substrate processing device, method for manufacturing semiconductor device, and vaporizer
A substrate processing apparatus includes: a reaction chamber configured to process a substrate; a vaporizer including a vaporization container into which a processing liquid including hydrogen peroxide or hydrogen peroxide and water is supplied, a processing liquid supply unit configured to supply the processing liquid to the vaporization container, and a heating unit configured to heat the vaporization container; a gas supply unit configured to supply a processing gas generated by the vaporizer into the reaction chamber; an exhaust unit configured to exhaust an atmosphere in the reaction chamber; and a control unit configured to control the heating unit and the processing liquid supply unit such that the processing liquid supply unit supplies the processing liquid to the vaporization container while the heating unit heats the vaporization container.. .
10/09/14
20140302477
Intelligent interactive remote teaching system
The present invention provides an intelligent interactive remote teaching system which includes an interactive logic control unit, interactive script builder, a video player and the infrastructure. The teacher builds corresponding interactive scripts after they record the multimedia teaching video, associates the interactive scripts and the recorded multimedia teaching video, and triggers corresponding interactive content and controlling actions according to the interactive logic to realize the interaction with the learner.
10/09/14
20140301883
Method and apparatus for producing three-dimensional work pieces
A method for producing three-dimensional work pieces comprises the steps of supplying gas to a process chamber accommodating a carrier and a powder application device, applying a layer of raw material powder onto the carrier by means of the powder application device, selectively irradiating electromagnetic or particle radiation onto the raw material powder applied onto the carrier by means of an irradiation device, discharging gas containing particulate impurities from the process chamber, and controlling the operation of the irradiation device by means of a control unit such that a radiation beam emitted by at least one radiation source of the irradiation device is guided over the layer of raw material powder applied onto the carrier according to a radiation pattern containing a plurality of scan vectors.. .
10/09/14
20140301870
Fluid ejection device and medical device
A fluid ejection device includes a pulse generation unit that changes the volume of a fluid chamber using a volume changing section to eject pulsating flow; a fluid supply unit including a pump chamber and a pump chamber volume changing section that changes the volume of the pump chamber to supply the fluid to the pulse generation unit; a drive control unit that inputs a pulsating flow drive signal for driving the pump chamber volume changing section and inputs a fluid supply drive signal for driving the fluid supply unit; and an operation command input unit that inputs an operation command to the drive control unit, wherein the fluid supply drive signal and the pulsating flow drive signal are input in conjunction with the input of the operation command.. .
10/09/14
20140301793
Money handling system and money handling method
A recognition machine 40, 90 connected to a pneumatic tube 14 is provided separately from a money change machine 20, 70. The recognition machine 40, 90 includes a recognition unit 46, 96 configured to recognize a paper sheet or a coin having been put thereinto, and a storing mechanism 48, 98 configured to store the paper sheet or the coin having been recognized by the recognition unit 46, 96, into a storing member for pneumatic tube 16 to be transported by a pneumatic tube 14.
10/09/14
20140301667
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus comprises a storage unit configured to store feature information of a predetermined object, a determination unit configured to detect feature information of an object from an image to be searched and determine a similarity to the feature information of the predetermined object stored in the storage unit, a search unit configured to search a candidate image containing the predetermined object as a result of the determination by the determination unit, and a control unit configured to control, based on attribute information associated with image-shooting conditions, the order in which images are subjected to the determination processing by the determination unit.. .
10/09/14
20140301646
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
The image processing apparatus inpaints a part of an image displayed on the display unit. The control unit determines a removal patch including a removal region and a first non-removal region that is a region that does not include the removal region in the image, and replace pixel values of pixels included in the removal region with pixel values of pixels outside the removal patch.
10/09/14
20140301596
Screen sounder
A screen sounder includes a housing having a front case, a screen supported by the front case, a piezoelectric module mounted with the screen for driving the screen to generate sound or converting vibration of the screen into electric energy, an audio signal source electrically connecting to the piezoelectric module for driving the piezoelectric module to vibrate, a rechargeable module electrically connecting to the piezoelectric module for receiving the electric energy, and a switching control unit electrically connecting with the piezoelectric module for switching the electrical connections between the audio signal source, the rechargeable module and the piezoelectric module.. .
10/09/14
20140301380
Communication apparatus, communication method, program, information management apparatus and communication system
Provided is a communication apparatus 40 including a positioning unit 421 that obtains position information of a local apparatus by measuring a position of the local apparatus based on signals received from satellites via a communication unit 410, a base station detection unit 422 that obtains base station identification information to identify a base station from the signal received from the base station via the communication unit 410, a history information registration unit 430 that registers first history information containing the position information obtained by the positioning unit 421 with a history information storage unit 440 and also registers second history information containing the base station identification information obtained by the base station detection unit 422 with the history information storage unit 440, and a transmission control unit 450 that transmits the first history information registered with the history information storage unit 440 to an information management apparatus 20 via the communication unit and also transmits the second history information registered with the history information storage unit 440 to the information management apparatus 20 via the communication unit 410.. .
10/09/14
20140301212
Wireless transmission device, failure-information forwarding method, and failure-information notification method
A wireless transmission device houses a plurality of wireless transmission channels including a first and a second wireless transmission channel. The wireless transmission device includes: a wireless signal transmitting and receiving unit that includes a first wireless port and a second port, the first wireless port transmitting and receiving a wireless signal to and from a first transmission device via the first wireless transmission channel, the second wireless port transmitting and receiving a wireless signal to and from a second transmission device via the second wireless transmission channel; and a control unit that notifies the second transmission device of a failure via the second wireless transmission channel in a case where a failure relating to the first wireless port arises..
10/09/14
20140301203
Centralized data plane flow control
The invention relates to a central control entity (100) configured to control a data plane flow of a stream of data packages in an access network part of a mobile communications network, the central control entity comprising:—a detecting unit (140), configured to detect a presence of data plane applications (300) linked to forwarding elements (200) of the access network part, configured to detect information about a type of data plane application that is to be applied to said data plane flow, and configured to detect flow information reports from forwarding elements (200) which are directly linked to one network node containing the determined type of data plane application, each flow information report from one of the forwarding elements (200) containing information about a data packet volume transmitted from said one forwarding element to said one data plane application,—a flow control unit (110) configured to determine a path of the data plane flow through the forwarding elements (200) of the access network part to one of the network nodes containing the determined type of data plane application (300), wherein the flow control unit (110) is configured to determine a load of said one data plane application provided on said one network node, taking into account the flow information reports from the forwarding elements (200) which are directly linked to said one data plane application, wherein the flow control unit (110) determines the path of the data plane flow, taking into account the determined load of said one data plane application.. .
10/09/14
20140301184
Communication relay apparatus, active system switching method, and communication relay control board
A communication relay apparatus in which when an operation state of a first board is an active system and a fault in the first board is detected, a first transmission control circuit gives an instruction to an if unit as to whether usage of a first transmission path is allowed and notifies a second transmission control circuit and a first communication state control unit that the fault is detected, the second transmission control circuit gives an instruction to the if unit as to whether usage of a second transmission path is allowed, and when an evaluation is made to switch the operation state of the first board to the standby system, the first communication state control unit starts to take over the communication state of the communication data, which has passed through the first transmission path, to the second communication state control unit.. .
10/09/14
20140301174
Optical disk device and method of driving the same
An optical disk device including: an optical pickup which includes a collimator and an object lens for focusing parallel light beams from the collimator at a position on an optical disc; a collimator driver unit which moves the collimator in an optical axis direction; a movement mechanism driver unit which moves the optical pickup in the radial direction; and a drive control unit which performs an adjustment process for adjusting the positions of the object lens and the collimator. In the adjustment process, the drive control unit causes the collimator driver unit to operate after stopping the movement mechanism driver unit or a spindle motor, and causes the movement mechanism driver unit or the spindle motor to re-start operating after the collimator driver unit finishes moving the collimator..
10/09/14
20140301118
Switching power supply device
The invention provides a switching power supply device such that the occurrence of noise is reduced by jitter control of a switching frequency. The switching power supply device includes a switching power supply device main body wherein a predetermined output direct current voltage is obtained by switching an input alternating current voltage using a switching element, a switching control unit that controls the switching frequency in accordance with a feedback voltage that indicates the difference between an output set voltage and the output direct current voltage, a jitter control unit that applies jitter to the switching frequency, and a jitter amplitude control unit that changes jitter amplitude caused by the jitter control unit in accordance with the feedback voltage..
10/09/14
20140301114
Power supply device and image forming apparatus
The power supply device includes a transformer that includes primary, secondary and auxiliary windings; a switching unit that switches current flowing to the primary winding of the transformer; a current detection unit that detects current flowing through the primary winding, and outputs a voltage according to the current; a control unit that controls switching operation of the switching unit, according to the voltage output from the current detection unit; a first voltage detection unit that detects a voltage induced in the auxiliary winding; and a correction unit that corrects the voltage output by the current detection unit to the control unit when the voltage induced in the auxiliary winding and detected by the first voltage detection unit is higher than a first predetermined value. This configuration can reduce start-up power consumption while suppressing the vibration noise of the transformer..
10/09/14
20140301113
Solar power supply apparatus and method of controlling power supply thereof
There are provided a solar power supply apparatus switching a synchronous rectifying switch instead of a snubber switch to increase power conversion efficiency, and a method of controlling power supply thereof. The solar power supply apparatus includes a power supply unit switching power input by a photovoltaic cell to convert power, synchronously rectifying and outputting the power converted depending on the power conversion switching, and suppressing surplus power generated by the power conversion switching in a snubbing operation; and a control unit controlling the synchronous rectification operation and the snubbing operation of the power supply unit depending on a spike voltage generated by the power conversion switching..
10/09/14
20140301094
Method, control unit, and computer program product for setting a range of a headlight of a vehicle
A method for setting a headlight range of a headlight of a vehicle. The method includes a step of provision a signal which represents a pitch angle of the vehicle and a step of changing the headlight range of the headlight in response to the provided signal..
10/09/14
20140300998
Power measurement and protection apparatus
A power measurement and protection apparatus includes a first connector, a second connector, a setting element, a power setting unit, a power measurement unit, a control unit, and a switch. The first connector is electrically connected to an electronic device.
10/09/14
20140300933
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable recording medium having image forming program recorded therein
There is provided an image forming apparatus including: an image data acquiring unit that acquires image data of an image formed on a sheet; an identification information acquiring unit that acquires identification information that identifies the sheet on which the image is formed; an image forming unit that forms an image based on the image data on the sheet with a decolorable colorant which becomes colorless by a predetermined chemical reaction and that forms an identification information image based on the identification information on the sheet with a non-decolorable colorant which does not become colorless by the chemical reaction; and a storage control unit that stores the identification information and the image data of the image to be formed on the sheet, on which the identification information image corresponding to the identification information is formed, in a predetermined storage region in a correlated manner.. .
10/09/14
20140300932
Image forming apparatus
A state change of a status occurred during a communication interrupted state is stored as a state change status. Thus, a video controller 102 can recognize the change of the status during a period when communication between the video controller 102 and an engine control unit 103 is interrupted, based on the state change status..
10/09/14
20140300920
Image forming apparatus capable of displaying initial screen based on past setting information, method of controlling the image forming apparatus, and storage medium
An image forming apparatus improved in user-friendliness of operation for making settings concerning the operation of applications. A storage control section stores personal settings in a hdd, on an application-by-application basis.
10/09/14
20140300919
Image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus, including: a first storing device; a second storing device in which consumed power is low as compared with the first storing device; and a control unit configured to start up the image forming apparatus by a program stored in the second storing device, and to execute the job by using one of the storing devices as a storing area for the image data, wherein the control unit controls the image forming apparatus in a first operation mode in which the image forming apparatus is started up without supplying electric power to the first storing device, and in which when a predetermined condition is satisfied, the job is executed by using the second storing device and when the predetermined condition is not satisfied, the job is executed by supplying the electric power to the first storing device and using the first storing device.. .
10/09/14
20140300915
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is provided with usb sockets on front and back sides, and includes a determining unit for determining whether or not a usb device inserted to a front side usb socket 184 is a function enhancement device, and a control unit making, when it is determined by the determining unit that a function enhancement device is inserted to the front side usb socket 184, the usb device unusable and making, when it is determined that a usb device other than the function enhancement device is inserted, the usb device usable. Thus, it is possible to prevent a usb wireless lan adapter or the like from being used constantly connected to the front side usb socket and thereby to reduce possibility of usb wireless lan adapter of being damaged or removed..
10/09/14
20140300899
Ring laser gyro
A ring laser gyro with no piezoelectric elements for dither detection includes a laser beam receiving unit for receiving a laser beam taken out of a gyro block, a laser beam intensity measuring unit for measuring the intensity of the laser beam received by the laser beam receiving unit, a dither mechanism, a dither control unit for driving the dither mechanism, and a gyro case housing the gyro block, wherein the laser beam receiving unit is secured to the gyro case, the laser beam receiving unit has a laser beam receiving surface for receiving the laser beam from the gyro block to detect a laser beam receiving position on the laser beam receiving surface and output positional information indicating the laser beam receiving position. The dither control unit drives the dither mechanism on the basis of information indicating the amplitude of the laser beam receiving position obtained from the positional information..
10/09/14
20140300887
Optical distance measuring apparatus
An optical distance measuring apparatus including a light source, a variable mirror scanning the light on an object, a receiving device receiving light from the object, a detected signal amplifying unit detecting a light receiving signal obtained by the receiving device, an amplification control unit detecting a set target value of light sensitivity of the receiving device or sets the light sensitivity based on a light quantity of reflected light, and a distance calculation unit detecting a flight time of the ranging light from a light emitting signal and calculating a distance up to the object, wherein in a first scan period, the amplification control unit detects the set target value based on a light quantity of the reflected light, and in a second scan period, the amplification control unit sets sensitivity of the receiving device to the set target value and the distance calculation unit calculates the distance.. .
10/09/14
20140300881
Digital exposure device using glv and digital exposure device using dmd
A digital exposure device including a glv or a dmd. The digital exposure device also includes: a stage to support and move a substrate in a scan direction; an optical system disposed between the stage and the glv or the dmd, to form a pattern on the substrate by modulating light received from the glv or the dmd; and a control unit to control the a width of the pattern by a unit, the unit being obtained by dividing the width of the pattern by a natural number m, in the second direction..
10/09/14
20140300867
Device for monitoring position and movements of an eye, particularly suitable for ocular radiotherapy
A device for non-invasive monitoring of an eye position and ocular movements of a patient having: a housing body (2) having at least one through opening (2a); a plurality of light sources (3) housed in said housing body (2); a plurality of sensor means (4) housed in said housing body (2); deflector means (6) for invisible radiation (rl) supplied, in use, by said plurality of light sources (3) and reflected by said eye (o) under examination; support means (8) that can be adjusted for said housing body (2); at least one program data processing and control unit (9). The support means (8) can be adjusted in such a way that the through opening (2a) of the housing body (2) can be placed at the eye (o) under examination so that the invisible radiation hits the eye (o) frontally.
10/09/14
20140300849
Chip-on-film package and device assembly including the same
Provided are a chip-on-film (cof) package and a device assembly including the same. The device assembly includes a cof package including a film substrate on which a plurality of film-through wires are formed.
10/09/14
20140300807
Intermediate unit and camera system
Provided is an intermediate unit including a first connect unit, a second connect unit, and an information bridge unit. The first connect unit is for connecting a camera unit having a first resolution in one of a spatial direction and a temporal direction.
10/09/14
20140300803
Image-capturing system
An image-capturing system for automatically adjusting divergence angle includes an image-capturing unit, an auxiliary lighting unit and a control unit. The image-capturing unit includes an image sensor and a zoom lens adjacent to the image sensor.
10/09/14
20140300801
Image pickup apparatus, lens unit, and methods of controlling image pickup apparatus and lens unit
An image pickup apparatus on which a lens unit is to be removably mounted includes an image pickup element, a first focus detection unit which performs a focus detection by a contrast detection method based on a signal output from the image pickup element, a second focus detection unit which performs a focus detection by a phase difference detection method based on a pair of image signals output from the image pickup element, and a control unit which performs a focus control based on an in-focus position detected by the first or second focus detection unit, and the control unit receives, from the mounted lens unit, first information related to a displacement of the in-focus position by the phase difference detection method and determines whether to use the second focus detection unit for the focus control according to the first information.. .
10/09/14
20140300797
Digital camera
A digital camera, in particular a motion picture camera, comprises an objective mount for connecting an objective and an image sensor, wherein the image sensor and the objective are arranged along an optical axis of the camera. The camera furthermore comprises an adjustment apparatus, which is adapted to adjust the distance between the objective mount and the image sensor along the optical axis, and a control unit having at least one operating parameter signal input for receiving at least one operating parameter value of the camera or of a connected objective.
10/09/14
20140300766
Information processing terminal, information processing method, and program
The present technology relates to an information processing terminal, an information processing method, and a program capable of naturally suppressing camera shake with a target object being arranged at a certain position on an image. An information processing terminal of an aspect of the present technology includes an imaging unit that takes an image; a display unit that displays the taken image; a measuring unit that measures a motion occurring in the terminal itself; and a display control unit that displays an indicator composed of a plurality of components arranged in a nested structure on the image and varies a position and a size of each component in accordance with the motion.
10/09/14
20140300763
Recording medium and control method thereof
A recording medium removable from a host device includes a wireless communication unit for establishing wireless communication with an external device different from the host device, an image transmission control unit for transmitting image data to the external device via the wireless communication established by the wireless communication unit by using an image transmission protocol, and an identifying unit for identifying the identifier of the external device serving as the transmission target of the image data by the image transmission control unit. The wireless communication unit transmits a notification signal notifying a device in a network of the presence of a connectable device, receives a connect request transmitted by the device that has received the notification signal, and if the received connect request has been transmitted from the external device indicated by the identifier identified by the identifying unit, accepts the connect request..
10/09/14
20140300740
Vehicle-mounted camera adapter in vehicle-mounted monitoring system
A vehicle-mounted camera adapter in a vehicle-mounted monitoring system includes a vehicle-mounted camera including a top-down view forming unit configured to form a top-down image obtained by looking down from above. The adapter includes a detection unit configured to detect a predetermined event indicative of a behavior of a vehicle body to determine whether or not a sequence of backing has proceeded to a final stage.
10/09/14
20140300731
Onboard environment-recognition device
Disclosed is an onboard environment-recognition device 100, capable of finding a recognition result with high precision in a state where alarm and vehicle-control are ready for actuation, and realizing recognition of the ambient environment of a vehicle with higher accuracy, that is, for recognizing the ambient environment of the driver's own vehicle on the basis of an image taken by an imaging unit 110. The onboard environment-recognition device includes respective detection units 211 through 213 for detecting plural preset detection elements from the image, and a process-load adjust unit 320 for adjusting detection accuracy of at least one of the plural detection elements according to the state of the driver's own vehicle.
10/09/14
20140300719
Inspection management apparatus, system, and method, and computer readable recording medium
An inspection management apparatus includes: a schedule generation unit that, based on a scheduled start date and time of examination, a scheduled start date and time of observation, a predictive transfer time of image data from a receiving device to an inspection management apparatus, and a predictive image processing time for each type of image processing, calculates an image transfer start date and time from the receiving device to the inspection management apparatus, and calculates an image processing start date and time of the transferred image data; and a control unit that starts acquisition of the image data transmitted from the receiving device when the image transfer start date and time comes, and causes, when the image processing start date and time comes, an image processing unit to perform specified image processing on the image data that the transfer has been started on the image transfer start date and time.. .
10/09/14
20140300659
Printing apparatus and conveyance control method thereof
An apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises: an acquiring unit configured to acquire data generated at a predetermined period in accordance with driving of a conveyance unit configured to convey a printing medium; a first specify unit configured to specify an average value of the data based on a plurality of data acquired by the acquiring unit; a second specify unit configured to specify a conveyance velocity of the printing medium based on the average value of the data specified by the specify unit; a deciding unit configured to decide a number of data, used by the second specify unit, for specifying the average value of the data in accordance with the conveyance velocity specified by the second specify unit; and a control unit configured to control the conveyance unit using the average value of the data specified by the second specify unit as position data of the printing medium..
10/09/14
20140300636
Information processing device, information processing method, and program
Provided is an information processing apparatus including a sound output control unit configured to generate localization information of a sound marker based on a virtual position, and a sound output unit configured to output a sound associated with the sound marker, based on the localization information, wherein the virtual position is determined based on a position of a real object present in a space.. .
10/09/14
20140300635
Information processing apparatus, display control method, and program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a judgment unit for judging an anteroposterior relationship between a shot actual object and a virtual object for each part by use of depth information, and a display control unit for displaying a virtual image in which the virtual object is projected to be overlapped on a shot image in which the actual object is shot based on the anteroposterior relationship judged by the judgment unit.. .
10/09/14
20140300622
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium
An apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether rendering positions of two pieces of rendering data, each representing a semitransparent state by including pixels that are to be rendered by a rendering unit and pixels that are not to be rendered, overlap, and a control unit configured to, if it is determined by the determination unit that the rendering positions of the two pieces of rendering data overlap, perform control such that one of the two pieces of rendering data is not rendered by the rendering unit. Based on the level of the overlap between a plurality of semitransparent objects, the apparatus converts each hatch pattern so that image quality deterioration does not occur..
10/09/14
20140300606
Drawing device, drawing method, and drawing program
A drawing device includes an input unit, a first vector calculation unit, a second vector calculation unit, and a display control unit. The input unit accepts user input.
10/09/14
20140300582
Image sensing method and image sensing apparatus
Disclosed is an image sensor comprising: an image sensing unit array, for sensing an object and comprising a plurality of image sensing units arranged in a sensing matrix with m rows and n columns; an image data reading circuit, for reading and outputting image data caught by at least part of the image sensing units; and a control unit, for controlling numbers and locations of the image sensing units for each row or each column, from which the image data reading circuit reads the image data; for computing a read region that is in the image sensing unit array and corresponds to the object; and for controlling the image data reading circuit to read at least part of the image data of the column or the row. The part of the column or the row, which is read, comprises the read region..
10/09/14
20140300571
Input device and method for controlling input device
An input device includes a touch sensor, a pressure detection unit configured to detect pressure on the touch sensor, and a control unit that performs control to execute predetermined processing when, in a state such that the touch sensor detects contact inside a predetermined region, data based on pressure detected by the pressure detection unit satisfies a predetermined standard, and performs control not to execute the predetermined processing when, in a state such that the data based on pressure detected by the pressure detection unit satisfies a predetermined standard, the touch sensor detects contact that transitions from outside the predetermined region to inside the predetermined region.. .
10/09/14
20140300531
Indicator input device with image recognition function
An indicator input device with image recognition function is used to control the indicator movement displayed on a host. The device includes a body, a displacement sensing unit, an image recognition unit, and a control unit.
10/09/14
20140300486
Wireless sensor device and system comprising the same
A wireless sensor device (10) for a high-voltage environment, which device (10) comprises a housing (12), a control unit (18) for monitoring one or more variable(s) (t) and a power supply unit (20), wherein the housing (12) is designed such that an electric field (e) is minimized and the communication unit (16) is arranged partly inside the housing (12).. .
10/09/14
20140300448
In-vehicle communication system, mobile device, communication system, and communication method
An in-vehicle device stores a wake up pattern, which notifies a mobile device of a start of communication, in an area before a data storage area of a frame and transmits the frame, the mobile device includes a modulation/demodulation circuit and a microcomputer that perform a predetermined reception process on a reception signal, a pattern determination circuit that, when the reception signal includes a wake up pattern, determines to start communication and activates the modulation/demodulation circuit and the microcomputer, a power detection circuit that detects power of the reception signal, and, when power is detected for a certain period of time or longer, activates the pattern determination circuit, and a wake-up control unit that activates the power detection circuit for a predetermined time with a constant period during a time period other than during communication.. .
10/09/14
20140300299
Method for controlling an electronically commutated polyphase dc motor
A method for controlling a brushless dc motor (bldc motor) having a rotor, a stator and an angle sensor and a logic circuit for generating the phase voltages of the windings depending on the phase angle of the rotor. The logic circuit access a lookup table, in which to implement commutation with block-shaped, trapezoidal, sinusoidal, sinoid-based signal waveforms.
10/09/14
20140300280
Color-changeable lamp
A color-changeable lamp includes a base, a control unit, a deformable lamp body, a color-sensing unit, a pressure-sensing unit and a light-emitting unit. The deformable lamp body is connected with the base and has a closed space.
10/09/14
20140300277
Lighting control system and lighting control method
Plural luminaires are installed in a lighting space surrounded by a wall part. A sensor equipment detects existence or nonexistence of a person in the lighting space.
10/09/14
20140300209
Single-channel safety output
A safety switching device for fail-safely switching on and off an electrical load, and to a system comprising at least two safety switching devices which interact in a fail-safe manner via a single-channel. The safety switching device comprises a fail-safe control unit, a first and a second electronic switching element connected with a first and a second output terminal; and at least one input terminal for receiving a first switching signal that causes a switching of said switching elements.
10/09/14
20140300202
Wireless power supply apparatus, wireless power supply system, and wireless power supply method
A wireless power supply apparatus includes a power supplying unit that supplies electric power to a power transmission coil at a resonance frequency at which magnetic field resonance is generated between the power transmission coil and a power reception coil, the power transmission coil sending out electric power as magnetic field energy, using the magnetic field resonance; a detecting unit that detects a phase difference of current flowing in the power transmission coil for voltage applied to the power transmission coil; and a control unit that switches an amount of the electric power supplied by the power supplying unit, based on the phase difference.. .


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