|| List of recent Control Unit-related patents
|Management device, computer-readable recording medium, and management method|
A management device includes an authentication unit and a control unit. If authentication information is received from a first device, the authentication unit included in the management device authenticates the received authentication information by using multiple pieces of authentication information that are stored in the first storing unit.
|Memory control device, memory device, information processing system and memory control method|
There is provided a memory control device, including a request determining unit that determines a type of a request, and a control unit that writes read data read from a memory cell array in the memory cell array in units of predetermined pages of the memory cell array when the request is a refresh request, and divides the page of write data into units of groups and writes the page of the write data in the memory cell array over twice or more when the request is a write request.. .
|Computer and memory inspection method|
In a memory inspection in a computer installing a x86 cpu, system software related to low-frequent processing is prevented from going down, and the suppression of performance degradation and the avoidance of a reduction in memory capacity by the memory inspection is realized. The computer having a processor, a memory, and an i/o device.
|Electronic device and control method|
An electronic device comprises a wireless unit, a control unit starting up the wireless unit at a predetermined startup time and a storage unit, wherein the wireless unit queries a wireless base station about a message and, when the message addressed to the electronic device exists, receives the message from the wireless base station, the control unit, when the message received by the wireless unit is an erase message, executes a process of erasing data stored in the storage unit, and the control unit, whereas when the message received by the wireless unit is not the erase message or when there is not the message addressed to the electronic device, stops the wireless unit.. .
|Information processing apparatus and activation method|
An information processing apparatus manages activation of a program by a task which is a unit of execution, and executes a task for each sequence in units of process block. The information processing apparatus has a nonvolatile memory which keeps an execution state management table.
|Data transfer device|
A data transfer device includes a fifo memory and a control unit which obtains a data amount of the fifo memory to control the fifo memory and outputs a selection signal corresponding to the obtained data amount of the fifo memory. An output data generation unit generates output data including either one of the second output data and an interpolation data selected based on the selection signal, and a first output data stored in a frame memory..
|Memory control device, non-volatile memory, and memory control method|
Provided is a memory control device, including a write control unit that sequentially designates a memory block, a write processing unit that writes write data in the designated memory block, a verifying unit that reads read data from the memory block and verifies whether or not the read data matches the write data for each of a plurality of memory cells, a retry inhibiting unit that inhibits a retry process from being performed in a memory cell in which the read data matches the write data among the plurality of memory cells, and a retry control unit that designates at least some memory blocks among the plurality of memory blocks and simultaneously executes the retry process when the read data does not match the write data in any one of the plurality of memory cells in which all the write data is written.. .
|Method for configuring and operating a medical apparatus with electronically readable component descriptions|
In a method to operate a magnetic resonance tomography apparatus that includes a number of electronically controlled sub-components, the components and/or the apparatus are controlled by a control unit via sensors and actuators. All relevant configuration data and operating data are stored in respective electronic objects that are stored in an apparatus memory.
|Joining a computer to a process control system|
A setup control unit is configured to get activated via a first computer that is to become a node in the process control system and which activation is initiated by a setup tool being brought to the first computer. The setup control unit contacts a configuration control computer, supplies a setup tool identifier to the configuration control computer, accesses system information elements in the configuration control computer, presents system nodes to an operator using the system information elements, receives an operator selection of a system node, sends the node selection to the configuration control computer for registering, based on a setup tool identifier investigation, receives node parameter data associated with the selected system node from the configuration control computer and supplies the first computer with the node parameter data for making it into the selected system node..
|Method, apparatus and system for auto-synchronization of compressed content files|
An auto-synchronization method, apparatus, and system for synchronizing compressed content file automatically in such a way of tracing the modification history of source files of the compressed content file and synchronizing the modified source files selectively are provided. The portable device includes a radio communication unit configured to connect to the synchronization server to transmit and receive data related to the compressed content file, a storage unit configured to store at least one of the compressed content file, compressed content file information, and source file information related to source files constituting the compressed content file, and a control unit configured to detect a synchronization request signal generated by an event modifying the compressed content file, extract at least one modified first source file from the compressed content file based on the source file information, and synchronize the extracted first source file with a second source file matching among source files stored in a synchronization server..
|Neural system of adaptive behavior|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for generating neural adaptive behavior, which may be based on neuromodulator-mediated meta-plasticity and/or gain control. In this manner, flexible associations between sensory cues and motor actions are generated, which enable an agent to efficiently gather rewards in a changing environment.
|Apparatus and method for controlling gain automatically in inertia sensor|
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for controlling a gain automatically in an inertia sensor. The apparatus for controlling a gain automatically in an inertia sensor includes: an inertia sensor detecting an acceleration and angular velocity of a corresponding shaft by vibration and coriolis force of a driving mass for each shaft; a driving unit vibrating the driving mass toward the corresponding shaft by applied driving voltage; a detection unit detecting driving displacement of the driving mass which vibrates by the driving unit; and a control unit comparing the detected driving displacement with a predetermined target value to judge a state of the driving mass and when a state of the driving mass is abnormal, and controlling the driving displacement of the driving mass to be compensated, and as a result, accuracy can be improved, and damage of the driving mass and driving noise can be minimized..
|Systems and methods for providing driver shift aids|
Systems and methods for displaying a driver shift aid are disclosed. In one aspect, an electronic control unit causes a shift indicator to be presented if a need for a shift is detected and vehicle performance after the shift would not be unduly impacted.
|Wheel loader and control method of wheel loader|
A wheel loader includes a vehicle body frame, an engine, a working unit including a boom and a bucket, a cab accommodating therein an operator seat, a boom operating member an operating member that switches forward/rearward travelling, a first sensor configured and arranged to detect that the operating member is located in a neutral position, and a second sensor configured and arranged to detect that the boom has been operated. An engine control unit is configured to limit a maximum rotation speed of the engine to a predetermined rotation speed when the operating member for switching of forward/rearward travelling is located in the neutral position and the boom operating member has been operated..
|Driving force control apparatus and vehicle control method|
A driving force control apparatus includes: a turning radius estimating unit that estimates a turning radius of a four-wheel-drive vehicle; a target slip angle computing unit that computes a target slip angle at the time of turning of the four-wheel-drive vehicle, on the basis of the estimated turning radius; a target rotational speed computing unit that computes target rotational speeds of right and left rear wheels of the four-wheel-drive vehicle, on the basis of the estimated turning radius, the computed target slip angle, and a vehicle speed; and a driving force control unit that controls driving forces that are transmitted to the right and left rear wheels such that actual rotational speeds of the right and left rear wheels approach the computed target rotational speeds.. .
|Vehicle, in particular a hybrid vehicle|
A vehicle has a drive unit driving wheels of a vehicle axle and braking the vehicle via a drive train in drag mode, an electronic control unit measuring actual wheel rotational speeds of the wheels, and a brake booster for reducing the actuating force at the brake pedal. A test unit is assigned to the electronic control unit and performs a plausibility check of the actual wheel rotational speeds in drag mode, wherein the test unit activates during the plausibility check the vehicle brake of one of the vehicle wheels and detects, from the rotational speed behavior of the wheel with a non-activated vehicle brake, whether the measured actual wheel rotational speeds correlate with the actual vehicle speed.
|Control unit for four-wheel-drive vehicle|
A four-wheel-drive vehicle includes a clutch that is able to allow and interrupt transmission of driving force to a propeller shaft, and a traction control unit that controls at least one of the driving force generated by an engine and braking force applied to right and left front wheels to suppress a slip of the right and left front wheels. When the drive mode is switched from a two-wheel-drive mode to a four-wheel-drive mode, if the relative rotational speed between a first rotary member and a second rotary member constituting a clutch is equal to or higher than a predetermined value, an ecu outputs a control command signal for suppressing the slip of the right and left front wheels to the traction control unit..
|Vehicle-mounted apparatus control device and program|
A vehicle-mounted control device is provided with a touch detection unit and a control unit. The touch detection unit is provided corresponding to a vehicle-mounted apparatus to be controlled, and can detect a touch operation that is of a user and that relates to a function of the vehicle-mounted apparatus to be controlled.
|Tire pressure monitor system tool with re-learn and diagnostic procedures|
A tire pressure monitor system tool that stores information regarding a plurality of tire pressure monitor systems. The information may include procedures for resetting and diagnosing the tire pressure monitor system.
|Electric motorcycle, vehicle controller and vehicle control method|
An electric motorcycle includes a driving command detecting device, a state value detecting device, an electric motor driving a drive wheel, a control unit for executing a non-normal mode causing output of the electric motor in a non-normal mode to differ from the output of the electric motor in a normal mode, the control unit configured to shift the electric motorcycle from one of the normal or non-normal modes to the other normal or non-normal mode, when the state value satisfies a predetermined shift condition, in one of the normal and non-normal modes, and a cornering determiner unit for determining cornering status, wherein the control unit causes a change in the output of the electric motor to be less, when the electric motorcycle is cornering and the shift condition is satisfied than when the cornering determiner unit determines the electric motorcycle is not cornering and the shift condition is satisfied.. .
|Multiple power source unit|
A power unit including multiple generators supplies power to a load or loads that may be variable. The generators can differ, e.g., in generating capacities, rates at which their outputs can be changed, maintenance requirements, and/or different energy-conversion efficiencies.
|Control panel and laundry machine having the same, further method for controlling the same|
There are disclosed a control panel (200) and a laundry machine (100) having the same, the control panel (200) including a screen (210) to display information on laundry and at least one piece of washing information, an information input unit to input a plurality of laundry types, and a control unit to determine the at least one piece of washing information based on information inputted from the information input unit. A method for controlling a laundry machine (100) includes the steps of enabling a user to input a plurality of laundry types, and a step of determining at least one piece of washing information based on the plurality of the inputted laundry types..
|System and method for determining and controlling core body temperature|
Systems and methods for accurate temperature modification of a patient, or selected regions thereof, including inducing hypothermia. The temperature modification is accomplished using an in-dwelling heat exchange catheter within which a fluid heat exchange medium circulates.
|Systems and methods for sustained medical infusion and devices related thereto|
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and devices for sustained medical infusion with controlled rate injection of a fluid into a body. Such a system may include a first separate reusable unit, a second separate depletable unit a third separate disposable unit having a cannula, and may include a fourth separate remote control unit.
|Tissue treatment and monitoring by application of energy|
Apparatus is provided, which includes at least one ultrasound transducer. The ultrasound transducer is configured to be positioned within a lumen of a subject and to ablate tissue surrounding a wall of the lumen without ablating the wall of the lumen, by focusing ultrasound energy on a focal zone that is outside of the wall of the lumen.
|Ultrasound diagnostic and therapy management system and associated method|
A system for use in managing a neuromodulation therapy includes an ultrasound transducer array controlled by a control unit to deliver ultrasound waveforms for causing modulation of neural tissue in a patient. The system acquires data indicating a response to the modulation, analyzes the acquired data to determine correlation data between a response to the modulation and an ultrasound control parameter, and reports the correlation data to enable identification of at least one therapy parameter to be used to deliver a neuromodulation therapy to the patient by a therapy delivery system..
|Radiation therapy apparatus and control method|
According to one embodiment, a radiation therapy apparatus includes a radiation irradiation device, a detector included in a pet scanner, a control unit, and a pet image reconstruction unit. The radiation irradiation device emits a therapeutic radiation.
|Apparatus for measuring radiated power of wireless communication device and method thereof|
Disclosed are an apparatus for measuring radiated power and a method thereof. The apparatus for measuring radiated power includes: a measurement unit configured to receive an rf signal radiated from an antenna of the wireless communication device to generate a radiated power measurement value; a driving unit configured to vertically ascend or descend the measurement unit from the ground; and an operation control unit configured to control the driving unit to ascend the measurement unit to a point at which the antenna is installed and convert the radiated power measurement value into a measurement value on a target point.
|Direct oxidation type fuel cell system|
Disclosed is a fuel cell system comprising: a fuel cell including an anode and a cathode to which a water-soluble fuel and an oxidant are supplied, respectively, and a water-permeable electrolyte membrane interposed therebetween; a fuel tank; a first fuel supply unit which supplies an aqueous fuel solution to the anode; a second fuel supply unit which supplies the fuel to the first fuel supply unit; an oxidant supply unit which supplies an oxidant to the cathode; a temperature sensor which detects a temperature ft of the fuel cell; and a control unit which controls the first, second, and oxidant supply units, and the fuel cell whether to start or stop power generation. The control unit allows at least the first fuel supply unit to operate while the fuel cell is stopped from generating power, provided that the temperature ft of the fuel cell as such meets specific requirements..
|Odour control unit|
An odour control unit comprising an input conduit, an output conduit, a means for generating ultra-violet light which in turn can generate ozone and a means for measuring the concentration of ozone present in the output conduit, wherein the rate of ozone generation can be varied depending on the concentration of ozone in the output conduit.. .
|Rechargeable fan device|
Provided is a rechargeable fan device that includes a fan; a motor that drives the fan to rotate; a battery that supplies power to the motor; a voltage generation unit that generates a control voltage of a predetermined voltage value based on dc power inputted; a first supply path used to supply dc power from the battery to the voltage generation unit; a semiconductor switch that brings the first supply path into/out of conduction; a dc jack used to input dc power from an external dc power source; a second supply path used, when the dc power is inputted into the dc jack, to supply the dc power to the voltage generation unit; and a control unit that controls driving of the motor and charging of the battery.. .
|Transfer arrangement for a press or press line with an axial drive and interchangeable base|
The invention is a transfer arrangement for transporting and/or positioning and/or aligning a workpiece and is used in particular in presses or press lines. A cross member can be moved and/or pivoted in a plurality of directions in space.
|Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus, which forms an image at an image forming interval and feeding timing corresponding to a predetermined recording material size, includes a control unit (a controller unit and an engine control unit) for controlling the feeding timing to be earlier, when the size of a recording material detected by a detection unit (the engine control unit and an registration sensor) is smaller than the predetermined recording material size.. .
|Rotating-body driving device and image forming apparatus|
A rotating-body driving device comprising: a rotating body; a driving source; a reduction gear that includes an output shaft and a gear rotating at a non-integer ratio of rotation period to a rotation period of the output shaft, and the reduction gear reducing rotation speed of the driving source; a pulse-signal generating unit; a pulse-count storage unit; a speed-fluctuation storage unit that stores therein a rotation speed fluctuation of the output shaft; and a driving-source control unit, wherein the driving-source control unit detects the speed fluctuation information associated with the accumulated number of pulse signals from the speed-fluctuation storage unit, and performs for the driving source a feedforward control to set off the rotation speed fluctuation.. .
|Vlc modulation system and method thereof|
A vlc (visible light communication) modulation system and method thereof, which includes a visible light generating device and a visible light receiving device. The visible light generating device includes a visible light emitting module and an arbitrary waveform generator.
|Detecting and communicating potential optical fiber issues in optical networks|
In general, techniques are described to detect potential issues with optical fibers. The techniques may be implemented using various optical network hardware.
|Recording playback apparatus|
A recording playback apparatus for a plurality of users that records and plays back files includes a control unit that controls a display unit to display a list encoded with an identification for each of the files of whether the file may be deleted, wherein the identification is selectable by each of the plurality of users, and an identification for each of the files of whether the file has been played back by each of the plurality of users.. .
|Quality checks for printed pages using target images that are generated external to a printer|
Systems and methods are provided for ensuring that printed output for a print job matches the expected output for a print job. The system comprises a control unit and a comparison unit.
|Regulating unit and radiographic imaging system|
An x-ray imaging system or radiographic imaging system includes a radiation generating apparatus and a radiographic imaging apparatus. An ionization chamber device is external to the radiographic imaging apparatus, for detecting a dose of the radiation transmitted through an object.
|Universal teletherapy treatment room arrangement|
A teletherapy treatment arrangement constituted of: a control unit; a 3 dimensional imager having an effective patient plane; at least one 2 dimensional imager arranged to provide a pair of 2 dimensional images along planes generally orthogonal to the effective patient plane of the 3 dimensional imager; and a patient positioner arranged to secure a target tissue in a fixed relationship to the patient positioner, the control unit arranged to: input a planned treatment position of the patient target tissue; in the event that the planned treatment position is consonant with the effective patient plane of the 3 dimensional imager, obtain position information of the target tissue from the 3 dimensional imager, and in the event that the planned treatment position is not consonant with the effective patient plane of the 3 dimensional imager, obtain position information of the target tissue from the at least one 2 dimensional imager.. .
A mobile station ue according to the present invention includes a control unit 13 that is configured not to transmit “rrc connection request” to a predetermined network when recognizing that the predetermined network is incompatible with an mtc function based on signaling from the predetermined network.. .
|Nonvolatile memory device and nonvolatile memory system including the same|
A nonvolatile memory device includes a cell array including a plurality of pages, a selection unit configured to select one of the pages in response to a page selection address, an operation control unit configured to read data of a given number of pages adjacent to the selected page and output the read data as backup data, to erase data of the selected page, in response to a page erase command, and to reprogram update data and the backup data in the selected page and the adjacent pages, respectively, and a data storage unit configured to store the backup data.. .
|Electronic apparatus and power controlling method thereof|
An electronic apparatus and a power controlling method thereof are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a system unit supplied with power to conduct an operation, and a power supply unit including a power control unit controlling output of standby power, and supplying the standby power to the system unit.
A variable capacitor includes a plurality of variable capacitor elements connected in parallel with one another, the variable capacitor elements each including a fixed electrode and a movable electrode facing each other, a beam supporting the movable electrode displaceably, and a drive electrode supplied with a drive voltage to change spacing between the fixed electrode and the movable electrode. The variable capacitor further includes a drive control unit configured to sequentially apply an ac drive voltage to the drive electrodes of the variable capacitor elements with a predetermined phase difference for each element.
|Power module and method of operating a power module|
A power module (10), which is operated serially with other similar power modules in a converter valve, comprises a plurality of submodules (13a-d) connected in parallel, wherein each of the submodules includes one or several semiconductor elements connected in parallel and the power kind module is of the kind wherein if one of the submodules starts malfunctioning, the remaining ones of the submodules assume a closed circuit. The power module further comprises, for each of the submodules, a separate driver unit (14a-d) for driving the one or several semiconductor elements of that submodule, and a separate control unit (11a-d) for controlling the driver unit of that submodule.
|Motor drive device|
A motor drive device for driving a motor, which has a plurality of winding pairs, includes a plurality of inverter units for the plurality of winding pairs. The inverter units are coupled in parallel to a power source.
|Lens position adjustment apparatus, projector, lens position adjustment method, and lens position registration method|
A lens position adjustment apparatus includes: a transmission unit that is displaced in a first direction oriented from one end point toward the other end point or a second direction oriented from the other endpoint toward the one endpoint to transmit power of a drive source; a conversion unit that moves a lens by using the power supplied from the transmission unit; a drive control unit that controls the drive source; a position detection unit that detects a current position of the transmission unit; and a storage unit that stores a registered position and a registered direction, wherein the drive control unit controls the drive source in such a way that a final displacement direction is the second direction in case that the registered position is within a predetermined amount of displacement from the one end point, and that the final displacement direction is the registered direction otherwise.. .
|Room mirror module for vehicle|
Provided is a room mirror module for a vehicle, including a control unit driving an electrochromic mirror and a display unit by discriminating the intensity of light and movement of the vehicle detected by a sensor unit, whereby the devices for the vehicle can be more efficiently controlled, and a driver's safe driving can be secured.. .
|Image forming apparatus|
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including an image forming unit which forms a toner image on an image carrier and transfers the formed toner image on a paper, a color conversion process unit to carry out a color conversion process to convert inputted image data to image data of an output color in the image forming unit, a paper type information obtaining unit to obtain at least one or more information among a size of a paper, a basis weight of the paper and whether the paper is coated or not and a control unit to control so as to change a maximum adhesion amount of a toner to a paper by selecting a color conversion process condition for the color conversion process unit based on the information obtained by the paper type information obtaining unit.. .
|Photoengraving consumable material remote administration method|
Provided is a consumable platemaking material remote administration method which is capable of remotely administrating a consumable platemaking material in each processing device in a fully-automatic platemaking system through a communication network. The consumable platemaking material remote administration method for a processing system for fully-automatic photogravure platemaking includes: providing a central control unit to be connected to the each processing device through a communication line, for receiving status information of a consumable platemaking material in the each processing device; and receiving the status information from the central control unit through a communication network by an external receiving device to remotely administrating the consumable platemaking material..
|Server, method for transmitting data, and image forming system|
A server includes a storage unit configured to store first data and second data, an interface through which the first and second data stored in the storage unit are to be transmitted to an image forming device, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to start transmission of the first data from the storage unit to the image forming device through the interface, to interrupt the transmission of the first data in response to a request of transmission of the second data to the image forming device, and to start transmission of the second data from the storage unit to the image forming device through the interface after the transmission of the first data is interrupted..
|Printing device, printing control method and recording medium|
A lan control unit receives print data from a client device or the like. An input job storage unit registered on a hard disk a series of pdl commands included in the print data received.
|Shape measurement apparatus, and shape measurement method|
A shape measurement apparatus includes a distance measurement meter configured to emit and receive the beam in relation to the object; a beam deflection mechanism configured to deflect the beam from the distance measurement meter; and a control unit configured to determine at least one of a maximum beam deflection angle due to the beam deflection mechanism and the distance between a detected surface and the beam deflection mechanism when the beam is incident perpendicularly to the detected surface of the object, so that an error of a first measurement error that depends on a change in a spot diameter of the beam on the detected surface and a second measurement error that depends on an incidence angle on the detected surface of the beam is no more than a threshold value of a permitted error.. .
|Tomographic image generation apparatus having modulation and correction device and method of operating the same|
A tomographic image generation apparatus includes a light source unit configured to emit light to be used for scanning an object; an optical control unit configured to control a direction of propagation of light; an optical coupler configured to divide and combine incident light; a plurality of optical systems optically connected to the optical coupler; and a modulation and correction device configured to modulate and correct the light to be used for scanning the object. The modulation and correction device may be disposed between the optical control unit and the optical coupler, or may be included in an optical system that irradiates light onto the object among the plurality of optical systems.
|Image processing apparatus and image processing method|
This image processing apparatus includes: a planar image acquisition unit configured to acquire a planar image showing a polarization state of a subject, a tomographic image acquisition unit configured to acquire a three-dimensional tomographic image including a plurality of two-dimensional tomographic image of the subject, a display control unit configured to display, on the display unit, an index indicating a position of a tomographic image to be displayed on the display unit among a plurality of two-dimensional tomographic images, by superimposing it on a planar image showing the polarization state, and an instruction unit configured to give an instruction to change a position of the index on a planar image showing the polarization state.. .
|Wireless terminal and wireless system|
A wireless terminal may include: a communication unit that transmits/receives information; a recognition unit that recognizes whether a wireless terminal having transmitted the information is an opposite attribute wireless terminal based on the information received in the communication unit, when a wireless terminal having an attribute opposite to an attribute of its own terminal between the video transmission attribute and the video reception attribute is defined as the opposite attribute wireless terminal and a wireless terminal having the instruction attribute is defined as an instruction attribute wireless terminal; and a communication control unit that controls the communication unit to transmit information on a wireless terminal recognized as the opposite attribute wireless terminal to the instruction attribute wireless terminal when the recognition unit recognizes that the wireless terminal having transmitted the information is the opposite attribute wireless terminal.. .
|Image processing apparatus having display device, control method therefor, and storage medium|
An image processing apparatus capable of reducing storage capacity and lightening processing loads while keeping visual quality of shooting information high. An output unit resizes a taken image into images with resolutions corresponding to respective resolutions of a plurality of image output destinations including a display unit and output the images at the same time.
|Recording control apparatus, recording control method, and program|
A recording control apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires media identification information identifying a recording medium, and recording location identification information identifying a recording medium that is a recording location for content, and a recording control unit that causes the content to be recorded to the recording medium in the case where the media identification information matches the recording location identification information.. .
|Apparatus and method for capturing color images and depth images|
An apparatus and method for capturing a color image and a depth image are utilized as a source of obtaining a three-dimensional (3d) image. The apparatus for capturing the color image and the depth image may include a filtering unit to employ a frame having a polarity which includes an external frame to support a plurality of filters which filter at least one of a visible ray and an infrared (ir) ray from a ray input via a lens, a driving unit to move the filtering unit by pushing or pulling the external frame based on a polarity of an applied signal, and a control unit to control a voltage to be applied to the driving unit based on a distance between the filtering unit and the driving unit..
|Image processing apparatus and method for operating image processing apparatus|
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a heating unit configured to heat an image formed on a sheet, and a control unit configured to control a temperature of the heating unit to be (i) above a first temperature when performing an image erasing operation on a first sheet supplied thereto, and (ii) below a second temperature that is lower than the first temperature when performing an image fixing operation on a second sheet supplied thereto. The control unit permits a first type of job to interrupt a currently-executing job while the image erasing operation is being performed and prohibits a second type of job from interrupting the currently-executing job while the image erasing operation is being performed..
|Erasing apparatus and erasing method|
In accordance with one embodiment, an erasing apparatus includes a paper feed tray configured to feed a sheet, a reading unit configured to read an image on the sheet, an erasing unit configured to erase the image on the sheet, a cutting apparatus configured to cut the sheet allowed to be cut, a reject box configured to accumulate the sheet which is judged to be not-reusable and a control unit configured to judge the category of the sheet based on the output of the reading unit and change the conveyance destination of the sheet according to the category of the sheet.. .
|Liquid ejection apparatus and control method for liquid ejection apparatus|
A printer controller outputs plural drive signals including respective series of drive pulses, the timing points of which are different from one another, to a head control unit side, and outputs a multiplexed signal resulting from multiplexing change signals corresponding to the respective drive signals to a head control unit side, and the head control unit includes a control signal demultiplexing unit which demultiplexes the multiplexed signal into the change signals corresponding to respective nozzle rows, and an actuator control unit which, on the basis of each of the demultiplexed change signals, selects one of the drive pulses included in one of the drive signal which corresponds to the demultiplexed change signal, and applies the selected drive pulse to a piezoelectric element included in one of the nozzle rows which corresponds to the drive signal corresponding to the demultiplexed change signal.. .
|Display apparatus and control method thereof|
A display apparatus according to the present invention includes: a light-emitting unit of which emission brightness is controllable for each divided region of a screen; a display panel which displays an image on the screen by transmitting light from the light-emitting unit at a transmittance in accordance with an image signal; and a control unit which controls the emission brightness of the light-emitting unit for each divided region, wherein the control unit controls emission brightness for a mixed divided region based on an image signal of the mixed divided region, and controls emission brightness for a monochromatic divided region based on a representative value of emission brightness of a plurality of the mixed divided regions.. .
|Image display apparatus and control method thereof|
An image display apparatus according to the present invention, includes: a light-emitting unit capable of separately controlling emission brightness in each of a plurality of divided regions in a screen; a determining unit configured to determine target brightness of a predetermined divided region, based on image data corresponding to the predetermined divided region; an estimating unit configured to estimate brightness of the predetermined divided region when light is emitted by the light-emitting unit at emission brightness which is based on image data in each of the plurality of divided regions; and a control unit configured to control emission brightness of two or more divided regions including the predetermined divided region based on a difference between the target brightness determined by the determining unit and the brightness estimated by the estimating unit.. .
|Content display processing device, content display processing method, program and integrated circuit|
A content display processing device includes a display unit, a content acquisition unit, a characteristic determination unit and a display control unit. The content acquisition unit acquires pieces of content.
|Medical image diagnosis apparatus and image processing apparatus|
A medical image diagnosis apparatus according to an embodiment includes a rendering processing unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The rendering processing unit is configured to perform rendering processing from a plurality of viewpoints on volume data that is three-dimensional medical image data to create a parallax image group composed of a predefined number of parallax images.
|Gate driver circuit and display apparatus having the same|
This disclosure provides a gate driver circuit in a display. The gate driver circuit includes shift registers configured for receiving clock and start signals and generating a gate signal to drive a row of the pixels, arranged at intersections of the gate lines and the data lines on a panel, each register comprising: a control unit having a clock input, a first voltage input, a second voltage input, and a first output; and a first output unit having a first pull-down tft electrically connected to one of the first outputs and a gate-driving terminal configured for providing the gate signal; wherein one of the clock signals at the clock input is provided to the first output unit; and a first control signal's period at the first output is longer than the clock signal's period at the clock input and shorter than the period of a frame..
|Method for operation of pen function and electronic device supporting the same|
An apparatus and method for operation of a pen function in an electronic device. A pen recognition panel recognizes a touch pen according to a set mode.
Disclosed herein is a digitizer including: a driving coil supplied with current to induce a magnetic line of force; a sensing coil disposed so as to intersect the driving coil to flow induced current in one direction by the magnetic line of force; and a control unit sensing variation of voltage induced to the sensing coil to calculate coordinates of the input unit when the voltage is changed due to an approach of an input unit.. .
|Information processing device, method and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium|
An information processing device includes: a user information acquiring unit which acquires position information on a plurality of users in a range from which a directional display device is viewable; a user operation detecting unit which detects a first operation by a first user and a second operation by a second user; a response acquiring unit which acquires a response for notifying a user that an operation has been detected; and a display control unit which causes a response to the first operation be displayed by the directional display device so as to be visible from a position indicated by the position information on the first user and which causes a response to the second operation to be displayed by the directional display device so as to be visible from a position indicated by the position information on the second user.. .
An input device for triggering a function of an electronic device comprises a humidity sensor (12), and a control unit (11). The control unit (11) analyzes a humidity signal (rh) supplied by the humidity sensor (12) and provides a trigger signal (c) subject to the analysis of the humidity signal (rh) for triggering the function of the electronic device (3).
|Input method and apparatus of portable device|
An input apparatus for use in a portable device is provided. The input apparatus includes a camera for capturing an image; a storage unit which stores a key-hand mapping table for mapping segments of a hand to a plurality of keys, respectively, according to predetermined criteria; a display unit displaying the captured image during an input mode; and a control unit which activates the camera in the input mode, controls the display unit to display the captured image, assign the plural keys to the segments of the hand based on mapping information of the key-hand mapping table, detect an image change in one of the segments displayed on the display unit, and input the key mapped to the segment at which the image change is detected on the display unit..
|Pixel unit driving circuit and method thereof, pixel unit and display apparatus|
A pixel unit driving circuit and a method thereof, a pixel unit and a display apparatus can improve uniformity in the brightness of an oled panel. The pixel unit driving circuit comprises a driving thin film transistor (dtft), a matching thin film transistor (mtft), a signal-erasing thin film transistor (etft), a charging control unit (31), a driving control unit (32) and a storage capacitor (cs).
|Display device, display method, and readable medium|
According to one embodiment, a display device includes an imaging unit, an information acquisition unit, a display unit, and a first transmittance control unit. The imaging unit images a first image and generates imaging data.
|Disaster prevention device|
A disaster prevention device contains a detecting unit and a control unit. The detecting unit includes a single crystal microprocessor connecting with a temperature detector, a gas detector, a smoke detector, a sound generator, an automatic dialing circuit, and a wireless transmitter circuit, such that when a gas stove is not turned off to cause a continuous gas burning, an abnormal temperature or smoke generates, and the wireless transmitter circuit transmits a wireless signal.
|Alarming apparatus, terminal apparatus, alarming system, method for outputting the warning and method of notification for conveying a warning regarding the running conditions of a vehicle to pedestrians|
An alarming apparatus is mounted on a vehicle. An acquiring unit acquires the running velocity of the vehicle.
|Method and device for generating noise in the vehicle interior and vehicle exterior of a motor vehicle|
A method is provided for generating noise in an interior and exterior of a motor vehicle in which a control unit is provided which can be activated and which is operatively connected to a noise generator. The noise generator is connected to at least one noise emitting device (3).
|Clock generating circuit|
A clock generating circuit includes: a counter that counts a number of pulses of an oscillation clock signal existed within one cycle of a reference clock signal; a first time-to-digital converter that generates a plurality of phases of first clock signals by delaying the oscillation clock signal; a second time-to-digital converter that generates a plurality of phases of second clock signals by delaying the oscillation clock signal by a short delay time; a third time-to-digital converter that generates a plurality of phases of third clock signals by delaying the delayed first clock signal; a delay control unit that outputs a delay control signal based on a difference between a cycle of the oscillation clock signal and a target cycle; and an oscillator that generates, based on a cycle of the reference clock signal, the oscillation clock signal whose cycle is 1/m of the cycle of the reference clock signal.. .
|On-die termination circuit|
An on-die termination circuit includes an impedance control unit configured to generate impedance control signals in response to an operation control signal, a driving unit configured to perform a termination function for a pad with an impedance controlled in response to the impedance control signals, and a termination control unit configured to deactivate the termination function of the driving unit in response to the operation control signal.. .
|Systems and methods for conforming test tooling to integrated circuit device profiles with ejection mechanisms|
A test pusher assembly, useful in association with a thermal control unit used to maintain a set point temperature on an integrated circuit device under test, is provided with ejection mechanisms configured to facilitate the disengagement of the dut at the end of the test. One example of the ejection mechanisms is to provide the substrate pusher assembly with spring-loaded pins that can push the substrate of the dut away from the pedestal at the end of the test.
|Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and control method for the same|
A magnetic resonance imaging system adaptively and dynamically adjusts color and brightness of illuminators mounted on the inside of a bore in response to a scan sequence used for magnetic resonance imaging or the state of a patient in order to relieve discomfort during magnetic resonance imaging. An illuminator control unit selects and determines optical characteristics of the illuminators in response to a scan sequence or the state of a patient..
|Boost converter circuit|
A boost converter circuit includes a first boost module, a first detecting unit, a second boost module and a first detecting unit. The first boost module includes a first comparing control unit.
|Power supply device, control circuit, electronic device and control method for power supply|
A power supply device that includes a switch circuit to which an input voltage is supplied, a coil coupled between the switch circuit and an output terminal from which an output voltage is outputted. A voltage adding circuit adds a slope voltage to a reference voltage.
|Electronic device system and battery pack|
There is provided an electronic device system including a plurality of battery packs, and an electronic device that is driven by a power source supplied from the battery packs. At least one battery pack of the plurality of battery packs outputs one or both of discharge information indicating whether the battery pack is dischargeable and charge information indicating whether the battery pack is chargeable, and the electronic device includes a control unit that performs one or both of control of discharge of the battery pack based on the discharge information and control of charge of the battery pack based on the charge information..
|Charger and charging method|
The present invention is applied to a charger that charges a rechargeable battery mounted on an electric vehicle. The charger according to the present invention includes an electric power supply unit that supplies electric power to said rechargeable battery; a payment unit that makes payment with electronic money to use said charger; and a control unit, when said control unit is instructed by said electric vehicle to start charging, that instructs said electric power supply unit to start supplying electric power to said rechargeable battery and that instructs said payment unit to make payment with said electronic money..
A charging apparatus includes a power receiving unit that includes a rectifier, receives ac power, and converts the ac power into dc power, a power storage device that has dc power stored therein, a dc/dc converter that can execute a bidirectional power-flow control including a control of charging to the power storage device and a control of discharging from the power storage device using an output of the rectifier, and a control unit that controls operations of the power receiving unit and the dc/dc converter. In the charging apparatus, an output voltage of the rectifier is set different from an output voltage of the dc/dc converter that is applied to an output terminal of the rectifier when the power storage device is discharged..
|Motor driving device, and motor control method|
There is provided a motor driving device including: a speed detection unit detecting a speed of a motor; a comparison unit comparing the speed of the motor detected by the speed detection unit with an external input speed; and a speed control unit outputting the reference speed as a control signal when the speed of the motor is equal to a reference speed or less and outputting a motor control signal generated based on a comparative value of the comparison unit when the speed of the motor exceeds the reference speed.. .
|Current regulation apparatus|
A current regulation apparatus is provided. The current regulation apparatus includes a trans unit, a first switching unit, a voltage detection unit, a voltage comparison unit, and a control unit.
|Solid state lightening driver with mixed control of power switch|
In order to control of dimming of solid state lighting devices (ssl) a driver circuit drives the ssl subject to an input voltage using a phase-cut dimmer. The driver circuit comprises a transistor operable in two modes, either alternating between on/off states or continuously controlling a current through the transistor.
|Dc-dc converter using hysteretic control and associated methods|
A control circuit used to control a dc-dc converter includes a duty cycle control unit to control a duty cycle of the dc-dc converter and a hysteretic control unit to maintain a voltage at an output of the dc-dc converter within a narrow range during certain operational time periods. The hysteretic control unit may maintain the converter output voltage within the range by alternately enabling and disabling the duty cycle control unit based on feedback from the dc-dc converter output.
|Lighting control system|
A lighting control system according to the embodiment includes a plurality of lighting fixtures, a lighting control unit, and an access point. The plurality of lighting fixtures are arranged in a lighting area.
|Device and method for generating light of a predetermined spectrum with at least four differently colored light sources|
A lighting device and method with a lighting unit which includes several light sources having different color spectra, with a sensor for determining the spectral power distribution emitted by the lighting unit, with a control unit which, as a function of a predetermined spectral power distribution as well as of the spectral power distribution measured by the sensor, acts on a drive unit which individually energizes the light sources of the lighting unit, so that the emitted light has predetermined spectral power distribution, wherein the lighting unit includes at least four light sources, and the control unit uses an optimization algorithm which, as an optimization goal, maximizes a coefficient of weighted sensor values, the coefficient being calculable from individual drive data of the light sources. A secondary condition is met when error between the predetermined spectral power distribution and the measured spectral power distribution is smaller than a limit value..