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Apparatus and method for controlling display of a terminal icon

Apparatus and method for controlling display of a terminal icon

Display control apparatus and control method thereof

Display control apparatus and control method thereof

Display control apparatus and control method thereof

Power supply apparatus, power supply method, and storage medium

Date/App# patent app List of recent Control Unit-related patents
10/23/14
20140317570
 Graph display device, graph display method and computer- readable medium recording control program patent thumbnailGraph display device, graph display method and computer- readable medium recording control program
A graph display device includes an expression input unit, a graph display control unit, first and second display control units and a coefficient changed graph display control unit. The expression input unit recognizes a functional expression.
10/23/14
20140317543
 Apparatus and method for controlling display of a terminal icon patent thumbnailApparatus and method for controlling display of a terminal icon
A method for controlling display of an icon on a terminal includes displaying a first graphical object corresponding to an application, detecting a data update for the application, generating a second graphical object based on the data update, displaying the second graphical object on at least a portion of the first graphical object, in which the second graphical object corresponds to a content of the data update. An apparatus to control display of an icon includes a storage unit to store a first graphical object corresponding to an application, a detection unit to detect a data update for the application, a processing unit to generate a second graphical object based on the data update, a control unit to display the second graphical object on at least a portion of the first graphical object, in which the second graphical object corresponds to a content of the data update..
10/23/14
20140317529
 Display control apparatus and control method thereof patent thumbnailDisplay control apparatus and control method thereof
A display control apparatus includes a recording unit configured to record in a recording medium an image file with which position information and date and time information are associated, a reproducing unit configured to reproduce the image file recorded in the recording medium, an acquiring unit configured to acquire multiple pieces of tag information determined based on position information associated with the image file to be reproduced by the reproducing unit, a determining unit configured to determine tag information to be displayed on a playback screen of the image file based on date and time information in the acquired multiple pieces of tag information, and a display control unit configured to perform control to display the tag information determined by the determining unit on the playback screen of the image file.. .
10/23/14
20140317424
 Power supply apparatus, power supply method, and storage medium patent thumbnailPower supply apparatus, power supply method, and storage medium
A power supply apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive a power supply request and a power supply condition from a power receiving apparatus, and a power supply control unit configured to instruct a power supply unit to perform a test power supply to a target power receiving apparatus which is a transmission source of the power supply request, and instruct the power supply unit to perform actual power supply according to the power supply condition when the receiving unit receives a success notification of the test power supply from the target power receiving apparatus after performing the test power supply.. .
10/23/14
20140317348
 Control system, control apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium recording control program thereon patent thumbnailControl system, control apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium recording control program thereon
A control system includes: a superordinate apparatus that includes a multi-path driver controlling an access path; and a second control unit that transmits a control signal used for an instruction for setting an access path to a first control unit that is newly connected to be communicable with the superordinate apparatus to the superordinate apparatus. The multi-path driver sets the access path to the first control unit based on the control signal supplied from the second control unit, thereby autonomously setting the access path in a case where a control unit is additionally installed..
10/23/14
20140317344
 Semiconductor device patent thumbnailSemiconductor device
A semiconductor device may include a storage unit configured to store a number of times a first command has been provided to a memory cell array, a control unit configured to generate a second command operable to activate at least one word line in the memory cell array based on a comparison of the number stored at the storage unit with a threshold value, when the first command is received, and a selection unit configured to select one of the first command and the second command based on a result of the comparison and transmit the selected command to the memory cell array.. .
10/23/14
20140317332
 Semiconductor device for performing test and repair operations patent thumbnailSemiconductor device for performing test and repair operations
A semiconductor device may include: a storage unit configured to store program codes provided through control of a processor core; and a control unit configured to perform a control operation on a semiconductor memory device according to the program codes.. .
10/23/14
20140317321
 Signal processing device and signal processing method patent thumbnailSignal processing device and signal processing method
A signal processing device includes an operation control unit configured to control a timing of an operation process executed by an operation unit; and a transfer control unit configured to control a timing of transferring data that is a target of the operation process, such that the data that is the target of the operation process is loaded by the operation unit according to the timing of the operation process controlled by the operation control unit.. .
10/23/14
20140316756
 Catheter configuration interface and related system patent thumbnailCatheter configuration interface and related system
A system for implementing a procedure for the diagnosis or treatment of tissue in a body is provided. The system includes an electronic control unit configured to generate a graphical user interface on a display.
10/23/14
20140316721
 Gas flow detecting device and gas flow detecting method patent thumbnailGas flow detecting device and gas flow detecting method
A gas flow detecting device of the present invention, comprises a gas flow obtaining unit, and a control unit, wherein the control unit is configured to determine at second period intervals, whether or not the usage gas flow of a fuel cell system can be obtained, based on the gas flow obtained by the gas flow obtaining unit, and the control unit is configured to, when the control unit determines that the usage gas flow of the fuel cell system can be obtained, calculate a total usage gas flow of the fuel cell system, based on a change amount of the gas flow obtained by the gas flow obtaining unit, and a usage gas flow of the fuel cell system which is updated just before the determination, and the control unit is configured to, when the control unit determines that the usage gas flow of the fuel cell system cannot be obtained, deem the usage gas flow of the fuel cell system which is updated just before the determination, as the usage gas flow of the fuel cell system in a period in which the usage gas flow cannot be obtained.. .
10/23/14
20140316696
Navigation device and navigation method capable of presenting prompt information with different light effects
The present disclosure discloses a navigation device and a navigation method. The navigation method includes a satellite signal receiving module of the navigation device for receiving a positioning signal, a control unit of the navigation device for controlling a display module to display a navigation map on a map region according to the positioning signal, and the control unit of the navigation device for controlling a prompt region to present prompt information with different light effects according to traffic information.
10/23/14
20140316680
Control device and control method for internal combustion engine
The control device for an internal combustion engine including a plurality of cylinders includes: a misfire detection unit for detecting a misfire state for each of the plurality of cylinders; a plurality of electronic throttles each provided on an intake pipe corresponding to each of the plurality of cylinders, for adjusting an intake air amount taken into each cylinder by way of a throttle opening degree; and a throttle opening degree control unit for controlling the throttle opening degree of each of the plurality of electronic throttles. When the misfire detection unit detects the misfire state in any one of the plurality of cylinders, the throttle opening degree control unit decreases a limited value of the throttle opening degree of the cylinder in the misfire state as time elapses..
10/23/14
20140316670
Setting device for motor vehicle assistance function units and steering column lever operator control assembly
A device is configured for setting at least three assistance function units that influence the speed of a motor vehicle. The assistance function units are selected from a group consisting of a speed maintaining assistance function unit, a predictive distance control assistance function unit, a speed limiting assistance function unit, and an uphill or downhill travel assistance function unit.
10/23/14
20140316651
Vehicle having an auxiliary battery
The present invention relates to a vehicle comprising: a third control unit for sensing the gear being placed into a parking mode and the removal of an ignition key; a control unit including a temperature-setting part for setting a temperature for a cooling or heating operation, a second sensor for sensing whether or not an indoor temperature has reached the temperature for the cooling or heating operation, a selection switch for enabling a user to select a cooling mode or a heating mode, and an operating switch for operating a cooler or a heater in accordance with the selected cooling mode or heating mode; a main battery for storing power generated by a generator; a first auxiliary battery and a second auxiliary battery for storing surplus power of the main battery; a first control unit interconnected between the main battery and the first and second auxiliary batteries so as to selectively supply the surplus power of the main battery to the less-charged side of either the first auxiliary battery and the second auxiliary battery; a second control unit interconnected between the output ends of the first and second auxiliary batteries and the cooler and the heater so as to selectively supply the charged power of the first and second auxiliary batteries to the cooler and the heater; an air-circulating device connected to one end of the second control unit so as to be operated by the driving power of the first and second auxiliary batteries; a carbon dioxide sensor connected to the other end of the second control unit so as to sense the concentration of carbon dioxide in an indoor area of the vehicle; and a converting switch interconnected between the first control unit and the second control unit so as to supply the power of the first and second auxiliary batteries to a starter motor upon the occurrence of a discharge of the main battery.. .
10/23/14
20140316623
Shift shock reduction system of electrically driven utility vehicle
A shift shock reduction system of an electrically driven utility vehicle comprises: a motor controller which controls an output of a motor; an automatic transmission which has a pair of electrically-powered means with two speeds or more; and a transmission control unit which is electrically connected with the controller, and controls the automatic transmission, wherein when the automatic transmission changes speed by the transmission control unit, a temporary neutral state is implemented, and as soon as the automatic transmission reaches a neutral position, control for increasing or reducing rpm of the motor can be carried out by the motor controller.. .
10/23/14
20140316569
Method to prevent interference and detect collision between mechanical members
Method to control the interference and/or collision between mechanical members of at least two operating or one operating unit with respect to fixed positions. At least one operating unit is associated with a position detector or with a position simulator, and is equipped with an electric which drives a mechanical member.
10/23/14
20140316565
Numerical controller
A numerical controller includes a numerical control unit for executing a numerical control program, a robot control unit for executing a robot program, a multicore processor having a plurality of cores, and a peripheral control lsi. The numerical control unit is assigned to one of the cores of the multicore processor and the robot control unit is assigned to one of the others.
10/23/14
20140316452
Liquid ejection device and medical apparatus
A liquid ejection device includes a liquid chamber, a volume varying unit, a liquid supplying unit, and a control unit. An interior volume of the liquid chamber can be varied.
10/23/14
20140316391
Eyesight correction apparatus and method for controlling same
The eyesight correction apparatus according to the present invention comprises: a cutting unit for cutting out a portion of the cornea such that a stromal bed and a flap are arranged; an image processing unit for collecting, in images, the state between the flap which is located on the stromal bed and processing the images; a beam generating unit for generating a joining beam for interconnecting between the flap and a cut area of the cornea on the basis of the image signal processed by the image processing unit; a beam delivery unit for guiding the joining beam along the cut area between the flap and the cornea; and a control unit for controlling an operation of the beam delivery unit such that the joining beam can be radiated along the cut area between the flap and the cornea on the basis of the image signal.. .
10/23/14
20140316308
Upper limb rehabilitation robot for meal assistance or meal rehabilitation training and method thereof
Provided are an upper limb rehabilitation robot including: a sensing member that is mounted and fixed to an upper limb of a user and captures motion of the upper limb according to a movement intention of the user; a motion control unit that is electrically connected to the sensing member, calculates a movement direction, a distance or angle, a speed, and an auxiliary force (target value) needed for the upper limb to move, intended by the upper limb, based on the motion captured by using the sensing member, and generates and outputs a control signal according to the calculated movement direction, distance or angle, speed, and auxiliary force (target value); and a multi-joint robot, to an end of an arm of which the sensing member is coupled, wherein the multi-joint robot guides movement of the upper limb fixed to the sensing member to selectively move or rotate toward a food tray placed at a designated position of a table along an x-axis, a y-axis, or a z-axis and provides an assistance force to the upper limb.. .
10/23/14
20140316299
Biopsy device
A method is provided for calibrating a surgical biopsy system. The biopsy system includes a biopsy instrument and control unit.
10/23/14
20140316290
Electronic blood pressure meter
A blood pressure meter includes an adjustment unit that adjusts a pressure in a cuff by controlling a piezoelectric pump that uses a piezoelectric vibrator to supply fluid to the cuff, a driving control unit that gradually changes a cuff pressure by performing driving control on the adjustment unit, a pressure detection unit that detects the cuff pressure, a blood pressure determination unit that determines a blood pressure value, a circumferential length detection unit that detects a circumferential length of the measurement area, a battery that supplies power to various units, and a decrease detection unit that detects a voltage decrease value for the battery during blood pressure measurement. Based on the circumferential length and the voltage decrease value detected in an initial inflation period when the blood pressure measurement is first started, a range of the voltage decrease value during blood pressure measurement carried out thereafter is estimated..
10/23/14
20140316240
Subject-information acquisition apparatus
The present invention relates to a subject-information acquisition apparatus that receives elastic waves propagating in a subject and that acquires characteristic information of the subject, the apparatus comprising a receiver including an element that receives the elastic waves and converts the elastic waves to an electrical signal; a region designating unit that designates a region of the subject in which the characteristics information is to be acquired; a scanning unit that scans the subject with the receiver on the basis of the region; a presenting unit; and a control unit that acquires information about the time that the receiver scans the region or information about the sum of the region scanning time and an additional time and that causes the presenting unit to present the acquired time information.. .
10/23/14
20140316214
Method and apparatus for performing in vitro fertilization
Devices and methods for performing in vitro fertilization (“ivf”) and maximizing successful fertilization rates by optimizing the fluid flow conditions under which zygotes are transferred from growth medium to the uterine wall. The apparatus has a control unit with an external port and an internal pump for creating positive and negative fluid pressure at the port.
10/23/14
20140316204
Removably attachable endoscopic water bottle assembly and a flushing adaptor thereof
The present specification describes an endoscopic water bottle assembly including a cap configured to attach a water bottle and having a port configured to receive a supply tube; a supply tube assembly, having a distal end and a proximal end; and a water bottle configured to receive said cap, wherein the cap includes a first coupling portion to removably attach the water bottle to a second coupling portion, which is attached to an endoscopic main control unit and is configured to receive said first portion of the coupling system. The present specification also describes a flushing adaptor for connecting a fluid source to a dual lumen supply tube, where the flushing adaptor includes a first opening, a second opening, and a housing with a chamber for fluidly connecting said first and second openings, that enables fluid received from said first opening to be distributed throughout the tube via the connector..
10/23/14
20140316193
Information management apparatus and capsule endoscope inspection system
An information management apparatus that is used in a capsule endoscope inspection system including a receiving device operated by a built-in rechargeable battery and that is capable of communicating with the receiving device. The information management apparatus includes: a remaining battery capacity acquisition unit that acquires a current remaining capacity which is a remaining capacity of the battery; a storage unit that stores, for each examination item, a necessary remaining capacity which is a remaining capacity that the battery needs to complete an examination; a determination unit that compares the necessary remaining capacity corresponding to an examination item of a selected examination with the current remaining capacity; a calculation unit that, when the current remaining capacity is smaller than the necessary remaining capacity, calculates a charging time needed to increase the remaining capacity of the battery from the current remaining capacity to the necessary remaining capacity; and a control unit that, when the current remaining capacity is smaller than the necessary remaining capacity, causes a display device to display information on the charging time calculated by the calculation unit..
10/23/14
20140315687
Hydraulic pressure control device and vehicle control device
A hydraulic pressure control device includes an accumulator configured to accumulate oil supplied by a mechanical pump and discharge the accumulated oil to a control system; a first oil path connected to a hydraulic path (clutch oil path) at an upstream side than an slc linear solenoid; a second oil path connected to the hydraulic path (clutch oil path) at a downstream side of a manual valve; a connection control unit (switching valve, accumulation control valve) configured to control the connection between the accumulator and the hydraulic path to communicate the accumulator to either one of the first oil path and the second oil path; and a back pressure control oil path configured to supply the oil supplied by the mechanical pump to the back pressure side of the accumulator.. .
10/23/14
20140315644
Server device, method for controlling the same, computer readable recording medium, and game system
A server device and the like providing a game and capable of enhancing the unpredictability and amusement of the game and increasing the fun and thrill of the game as a whole are realized. A server device according to the present invention is connected to a terminal device via a network and provides a game, and includes: an information storage unit for storing information related to the game; and a control unit for accessing the information, executing various operations, and displaying images of the game on the terminal device.
10/23/14
20140315638
Device for providing a game
One object is to provide a device for efficiently displaying cards possessed by a user. In accordance with one aspect, a server device for providing a game according to one embodiment includes an identification unit for identifying, as one card group, a plurality of specific cards satisfying a specific criterion among a plurality of cards, and a control unit for generating a display image including the first information identifying one card group and the second information identifying the number of a plurality of specific cards constituting the one card group.
10/23/14
20140315591
Communication terminal device, communication system, and method of controlling communication terminal device
A communication terminal device includes the following units. A detection unit detects a control signal instructing start of registration processing.
10/23/14
20140315558
Base station, communication system, communication method and storage medium
A base station includes: a reception unit for receiving a first adjacent cell list which is a list of cells adjacent to a cell managed by an adjacent base station from the adjacent base station; and a control unit for employing the first adjacent cell list as a second adjacent cell list that is a list of cells adjacent to a cell managed by the base station itself.. .
10/23/14
20140315539
Radio parameter control system, radio parameter control apparatus, radio base station, radio parameter control method and program
An apparatus for controlling a radio parameter of radio cells, includes: an evaluation targeted radio cell selection unit configured to decide evaluation targeted candidate radio cells based on a change of a connection target radio cell of a radio terminal, which takes a control targeted radio cell as a serving cell or surrounding radio cells of the control targeted radio cell as a serving cell, associated with a change of a connection range of the control targeted radio cell by control of the radio parameter of the control targeted radio cell, and select at least one of the evaluation targeted candidate radio cells as an evaluation targeted radio cell for evaluating the radio parameter of the control targeted radio cell; and a radio parameter control unit configured to control the radio parameter of the control targeted radio cell based on quality of the evaluation targeted radio cell.. .
10/23/14
20140315519
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including an operation detection unit configured to detect an operation of a user, a display control unit configured to move and display first information formed by first components different from each other according to a movement operation of the user detected by the operation detection unit and to fix and display second information formed by second components different from each other, and an information acquisition unit configured to acquire, based on the selection operation, information regarding the second components displayed at positions corresponding to the first components based on a selection operation of the user detected by the operation detection unit. The information regarding the second components acquired by the information acquisition unit based on the selection operation performed at least once and information regarding the first components corresponding to the information regarding the second components are used to authenticate the user..
10/23/14
20140315483
Automatic positioning antenna system for use in multi-satellite reception, and method for tracking satellites
The present invention relates to an automatic positioning antenna system for receiving multiple satellite signals and a method for tracking satellites to track positions of satellites through a satellite tracking lnb installed separately from a broadcast lnb, recognize the current position through information on tracked satellites and control an antenna to be oriented to the position of a target satellite to quickly receive satellite broadcast signals. The system includes an antenna unit having an antenna to which a broadcast lnb and a satellite tracking lnb receiving satellite signals for satellite tracking are connected, a switching unit for selecting the broadcast lnb or the satellite tracking lnb, a control unit for analyzing signals received through the satellite tracking lnb and controlling the antenna unit to be oriented to a target satellite using tracked satellite information; and a drive unit for moving the antenna unit under the control of the control unit..
10/23/14
20140315482
Air conditioning indoor unit
An air conditioning indoor unit includes a casing having an air outlet, a horizontal blade that changes an up and down direction flow of outlet air, a coanda blade to change the outlet air to a coanda airflow along an undersurface of the coanda blade, and a control unit. The control unit adjusts a relative angle between the coanda blade and the horizontal blade to selectively use either of a first airflow state and a second airflow state.
10/23/14
20140315464
Remotely controlled, impact-resistant model helicopter
A remotely-controlled impact-resistant model helicopter (rimh) that is comprised of two major elements: a helicopter and a remote control unit. The helicopter includes a housing that encloses a first electronic control circuit that controls the operation of a receiver circuit connected to a receiving antenna, a main rotor blade motor, a tail rotor motor, an led light circuit and a power source.
10/23/14
20140315161
Information processing apparatus and storage medium
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a determination unit configured to determine whether a user is consuming food and drink or whether food and drink is present in a periphery of the user, and a control unit configured to carry out control to output a control signal to an adding unit that adds a lighting effect to one of the food and drink present in a real space and picked-up images of the food and drink in accordance with a determination result of the determination unit.. .
10/23/14
20140314892
Injection apparatus
An injection apparatus includes a pressure accumulating portion connected to an operation chamber of an injection cylinder. A control unit controls the speed at which the injection cylinder moves and is connected to a rod of the injection cylinder.
10/23/14
20140314566
Electronic device, and control device and method for controlling fan employed in the electronic device
An electronic device includes a fan and a control device for controlling the fan. The control device includes a control unit, a first signal generation unit and a second signal generation unit each connected to the fan.
10/23/14
20140314543
Compressor system and method of controlling the same
Provided is a compressor system including: a guide vane; a compressor compressing a fluid flowing from the guide vane; a drive unit connected to the compressor and driving the compressor; a guide flow path connecting the compressor and an external device; a branch flow path branching off from the guide flow path; a flow control valve opening and closing the branch flow path; a sensor unit measuring a current of the drive unit and a pressure of the guide flow path; and a control unit controlling at least one of the guide vane, the drive unit, and the flow control valve, calculating an operation point of the compressor, comparing the operation point of the compressor with a greater one of a first anti-surge control line and a second anti-surge control line and controlling the flow control valve according to the comparison.. .
10/23/14
20140314432
Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, in the case where a time necessary for a developer bearing member to rotate from a measurement position where an attracting unit attracts the toner on the developer bearing member to a developing position at which an electrostatic latent image on the photosensitive member is developed by a toner on the developer bearing member is represented by a time tqcm, a time necessary for the photosensitive member to rotate from an exposure position at which an exposure unit exposes the photosensitive member to the developing position is represented by a time tetd, and a time necessary for a control unit to control an exposing condition based on a charge amount measured by a measuring unit is represented by a time tp, the attracting unit is disposed so that tqcm≧tedt+tp holds true.. .
10/23/14
20140314121
Optical non-destructive inspection apparatus and optical non-destructive inspection method
There are provided an optical non-destructive inspection apparatus that can inspect a measurement object such as a wire bonding portion. The apparatus includes a focusing-collimating unit, a heating laser beam source, a heating laser beam guide unit, a first infrared detector, a second infrared detector, an emitted-infrared selective guide unit, and a control unit.
10/23/14
20140313954
Apparatus and method for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces. The apparatus for saving energy in a communication system supporting multiple interfaces based on a network, comprises: a profile database maintaining profile information related to an amount of power consumption by each interface; an energy determination unit determining an amount of energy consumption expected when downloading data according to the size of the data to be downloaded, and determining an amount of overload energy expected when changing a state mode related to the existence of traffic by using the profile information by each interface; and a system control unit selecting at least one interface for downloading data according to the amount of energy consumption and an amount of overload energy..
10/23/14
20140313911
Apparatus and method for controlling basic service set area
An apparatus and method for controlling a bss area are disclosed. The apparatus includes a generation unit, a coordinate extraction unit, a calculation unit, a path loss calculation unit, a characteristic classification unit, a transmitted signal strength calculation unit, and a control unit.
10/23/14
20140313847
Clock synchronization circuit and semiconductor memory device including clock synchronization circuit
A clock synchronization circuit includes a delay-locked loop (dll) and a delay-locked control unit. The dll is configured to generate an output clock signal by delaying an input clock signal by a delay time, and to execute a delay-locking operation in which the delay time is adjusted to a locked state according to a comparison between the output clock signal and the input clock signal.
10/23/14
20140313840
Integrated circuit and memory device
An integrated circuit includes a programmable storage unit suitable for operating with a plurality of powers and outputting stored data in response to a boot-up signal, a register unit suitable for storing the data outputted from the programmable storage unit, a internal circuit suitable for operating by using the data stored in the register unit, a voltage detection unit suitable for activating a power stabilization signal when levels of the plurality of powers are stabilized, and a boot-up control unit suitable for counting a number of activations of a periodic wave from a time of an activation of the power stabilization signal and activating the boot-up signal when the counted number reaches a predetermined number.. .
10/23/14
20140313813
Semiconductor memory device and operation method thereof
This semiconductor memory device comprises: a memory cell array including plural bit lines, plural word lines intersecting the plurality of bit lines, and memory cells provided at intersections of the plural bit lines and the plural word lines; and a control unit operative to control a voltage applied to the bit line and the word line. The control unit, when performing a certain operation consecutively on a plurality of the memory cells, selects a first bit line selected from among the plural bit lines and a first word line selected from among the plural word lines to perform a first operation on a first memory cell.
10/23/14
20140313799
Power transforming apparatus
A power transforming apparatus implements a transformation of an energy signal and comprises a control unit, a pulse width modulation (pwm) unit, a transformation unit, and a slope compensation unit. The control unit outputs a target power signal.
10/23/14
20140313796
Converter valve
A converter valve unit including a plurality of parallel connected controllable semiconducting elements. A free-wheeling diode is connected in anti-parallel with each semiconducting element.
10/23/14
20140313603
Objective lens mount
The invention relates to an objective lens mount (39) with specimen protection and crush protection for objective lenses (4) on a microscope, consisting of an outer objective lens collar (1) having a unit (15) for mounting on an interface of the microscope, preferably on a microscope stand, and a safety element (22) arranged spring mounted and axially movable in the objective lens collar (1), which safety element contains the objective lens (4). According to the invention, in order to maintain a definable stand-off distance between the front lens (5) of the objective lens (4) and the safety element (22) in the objective lens mount (39), a sensor (6) is provided, coupled to a control unit..
10/23/14
20140313577
Method for illuminating an object in a digital light microscope, digital light microscope and bright field reflected-light illumination device for a digital light microscope
The invention relates to a method for illuminating an object in a digital light microscope, to a digital light microscope, and to a bright field reflected-light illumination device for a digital light microscope. According to the invention, the bright field reflected-light illumination and the dark field reflected-light illumination are configured with light-emitting diodes as light sources and are individually or jointly drivable via a control unit.
10/23/14
20140313576
Microscope device
A microscope has an objective, a light source illuminating a sample over an illumination beam path, an arrangement producing a flat illumination pattern which is structured in both spatial directions on the sample, a surface detector detecting light coming over one picture beam path, an arrangement shifting the illumination pattern on the sample in one displacement direction, and a control unit taking one picture at a time of the light which was detected by the detector as phase picture in different positions of the pattern along the displacement direction and to computationally reconstruct from these phase pictures an overall picture of the illuminated sample region. The displacement direction is oblique to the main axes of symmetry of the illumination pattern and depending on the illumination pattern is chosen such that the number of phase pictures which is necessary for the picture reconstruction corresponds to the theoretically minimally required value..
10/23/14
20140313549
Image erasing apparatus
An image erasing apparatus includes an erasing unit, a reading unit, and a control unit. The erasing unit erases an image formed in a recording medium.
10/23/14
20140313532
Print control device, printing system, and print control method
A print control device, printing system, and print control method can reliably execute desired operations according to the status of the printer. A print data receiving unit 81 receives print data including mode information from a host 20; a status acquisition unit 82 gets the status of a printer 32; a decision unit 83 determines if the mode information and the status of the printer 32 meet an execution condition; and a printer control unit 84 changes the printer 32 to a specific mode and sends commands generated from the print data to the printer 32 when the decision unit 83 determines the execution condition is met..
10/23/14
20140313531
Information processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus according to the invention includes: a reception unit for receiving data; a reception buffer unit memorizing the data received at the reception unit; a control unit reading out the data from the reception buffer unit and executing a prescribed processing in either a first mode or a second mode having a higher processing ability than that of the first mode; a detection unit for detecting an amount of the data memorized in the reception buffer unit; and a switching unit for switching the first mode to the second mode when the control unit is executing the processing in the first mode, based on a detection result of the detection unit. The information processing apparatus can advantageously suppress occurrences of packet reception failures even where the communication traffic becomes subjecting to heavy load during the first mode..
10/23/14
20140313530
Apparatus, method and program
An apparatus includes a presenting unit and a control unit. The presenting unit presents a plurality of options for interrupt printing along with an amount of incompletely printed sheet to be discharged while images are being printed on both surfaces of a continuous sheet in accordance with a prior job.
10/23/14
20140313481
Ophthalmic apparatus
An ophthalmic apparatus for guiding positioning an intraocular lens for astigmatism correction, includes: an obtaining unit for obtaining an anterior segment image of a patient's eye and an astigmatic axis of a patient's cornea; a feature point designating unit for defining a feature point of an iris or a sclera on the anterior segment image; and a display control unit for superimposing and displaying a gauge image that models a cornea gauge and an axis that represents the astigmatic axis of the cornea on the anterior segment image.. .
10/23/14
20140313421
Apparatus and method for controlling home network devices
An apparatus and method for controlling home network devices is provided. The apparatus includes a display unit that displays a list of items corresponding to a plurality controlled devices arranged in a predetermined space, a receiving unit that receives a first image containing the controlled devices, the list, and information on light reflected from a controlled device of the controlled devices and the device list, and a control unit that maps the controlled devices and the items in the list according to the light information detected from the received image..
10/23/14
20140313338
Information processing system and method, information processing apparatus, image-capturing device and method, recording medium, and program
A feature extracting unit obtains sensor data from a plurality of sensors to calculate each feature. When an event determining unit determines the occurrence of an event based on each feature, a display data constructor generates remote-controller display data for displaying the event, and controls a remote-controller display device to display the remote-controller display data.
10/23/14
20140313318
Information processing system and method, information processing apparatus, image-capturing device and method, recording medium, and program
A feature extracting unit obtains sensor data from a plurality of sensors to calculate each feature. When an event determining unit determines the occurrence of an event based on each feature, a display data constructor generates remote-controller display data for displaying the event, and controls a remote-controller display device to display the remote-controller display data.
10/23/14
20140313316
Adjustable variable resolution inspection systems and methods using multiple image sensors
Camera heads having multiple image sensors, configured to provide digitally articulated images or video, at adjustable resolutions and/or offsets and orientations, to a camera control unit (ccu) or other electronic computing system for display, storage, and/or transmission to other systems are disclosed.. .
10/23/14
20140313298
Display device
A video display device (10) comprises a display unit (13) that includes a display surface emitting video light for displaying a composite image of a first image and a second image different from the first image, a parallax barrier (11) that separates the video light into first video light representing the first image and second video light representing the second image, a detection unit (12) that detects a position of an observer looking at the composite image, and a control unit (15) that controls a direction of the composite image in accordance with the position of the observer detected by the detection unit (12).. .
10/23/14
20140313228
Image processing device, and computer program product
An information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium cooperate to provide a control unit having circuitry configured to receive an indication of a detected posture of the information processing apparatus, and attach a virtual object to a reference environment with a posture related to the detected posture of the information processing apparatus.. .
10/23/14
20140313210
External independent graphics device
An exemplary external independent graphics device is capable of processing graphics data of a computer. The external independent graphics device includes a first thunderbolt port, a graphic processing unit, and a control unit.
10/23/14
20140313153
Electronic device, operation control method and recording medium
An electronic device that accepts an input and executes operation includes: a first detection unit that detects a touch position on a first surface among surfaces included on the electronic device; a second detection unit that detects a touch operation on a second surface different from the first surface among the surfaces included on the electronic device; and a control unit that sets a reference position on the first surface or the second surface in response to the touch operation on the second surface, and controls the operation of the electronic device on the basis of a relative positional relationship between the reference position and the touch position on the first surface.. .
10/23/14
20140313130
Display control device, display control method, and computer program
Provided is a display control device including a display control unit that performs control for displaying, on a screen, a pointer having a directed position a predetermined distance away from a position on the screen corresponding to an operation position of an operating object, depending on a variation in a position of the operating object detected in an operation area.. .
10/23/14
20140313123
Projector for projecting pattern for motion recognition and motion recognition apparatus and method using the same
In addition, the motion recognition apparatus includes a projector configured to project a pattern, a camera configured to photograph the projected pattern to generate an image including depth information, and a control unit configured to recognize a motion of a user using the image including the depth information and carry out a command corresponding to the recognized motion of the user.. .
10/23/14
20140313069
Compound circuit board and radar device
A compound circuit board for a radar device includes a first substrate including a plurality of trace layers having a first trace layer formed with a digital signal processing unit and an electronic control unit in a first area, a second substrate including a plurality of trace layers having a second trace layer formed with an antenna module in a second area, and a prepreg layer between the first and second substrates for connecting the first and second substrates, wherein the first area and the second area in a first projecting result generated by projecting the first trace layer on the second trace layer are substantially overlapped.. .
10/23/14
20140313017
Safety controller and safety control method
A safety controller includes a first interrupt signal output unit outputting a first interrupt signal in a cycle synchronous with that of a first carrier signal defining a control cycle of a control target; a second interrupt signal output unit outputting a second interrupt signal in a cycle synchronous with that of a second carrier signal defining a control cycle of the control target, the first and second carrier signals having the same cycle and a predetermined phase difference; and a control unit executing tasks and controlling the control target by switching and scheduling time partitions according to outputs of the first and second interrupt signals from the first and second interrupt signal output units. The control unit stops controlling the control target upon detecting, as an abnormality related to the first and second interrupt signals, that the first and second interrupt signals are not output in a predetermined order..
10/23/14
20140312985
Modulation apparatus for class d switching amplifier
A modulation apparatus for a class d switching amplifier is capable of reducing power consumption of an electro-migration interface (emi) of an output and a gate driver in a zero input signal. The modulation apparatus for a class d switching amplifier includes a control unit for detecting and outputting a control signal which is a common signal component of a first modulation signal modulated by using a first input signal and a second modulation signal modulated by using a second input signal; and is characterized by feedback of a first output signal, a second output signal and a common output signal outputted by using the first modulation signal, the second modulation signal and the control signal through an input of the modulation apparatus..
10/23/14
20140312981
Frequency-locked loop circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit
A frequency-locked loop circuit includes: a digital control oscillator that generates a clock; and an fll controller that generates a frequency control code to control an oscillation frequency of the clock. The fll controller includes: a frequency comparison unit that compares a frequency of a clock generated by the digital control oscillator with a frequency of a multiplied reference clock; and a delay code control unit that generates, based on a comparison result of the frequency comparison unit, the frequency control code so that the frequency of the clock generated by the digital control oscillator matches the frequency of the multiplied reference clock.
10/23/14
20140312971
Differential amplifier circuit
A differential amplifier circuit includes a differential amplification unit suitable for amplifying difference between signals of an input terminal and a complementary input terminal, receiving the same voltage level through the input terminal and the complementary input terminal at a measurement period, and receiving an input signal and a complementary input signal through the input terminal and the complementary input terminal, respectively, at an operation period, an offset control unit suitable for generating offset information using an output of the differential amplification unit at the measurement period, and an offset compensation unit suitable for compensating for an offset of the differential amplification unit in response to the offset information.. .
10/23/14
20140312970
Power supply circuit
A power supply circuit includes: a push-pull amplifier unit which amplifies an input signal with a push-pull amplification protocol; a variable power supply unit which varies, with a control signal, the voltage level of a power supply voltage which is supplied to the push-pull amplifier; a switch control unit which, on the basis of the input signal, outputs the control signal which controls the voltage level of the power supply voltage; and a timing control unit which applies a specified time delay to the input signal. When the control signal rises, the switch control unit causes the control signal to rise at a faster timing, according to the voltage level switch transition timing, than a delay time upon the timing control unit, and when the control signal falls, the switch control unit causes the control signal to fall at the timing of the delay time..
10/23/14
20140312966
Active emc filter
A half-bridge comprising two switching devices (t3, t4; t1, t2) connected in cascade between a positive supply voltage and a negative supply voltage; a smoothing circuit (rgn, lgn; rgu, rgu) connected between a common node of said switching devices and said star point; and a control unit (drive_n, drive_u) driving said switching devices (t3, t4; t1, t2) digitally either in an on-state or in an off-state, such as to limit a leakage current.. .
10/23/14
20140312861
Power supply
There is provided a power supply, including, a boost converter unit including a first boost converter having a first inductor, a first diode, and a first switching element, and a second boost converter having a second inductor, a second diode and a second switching element, an input voltage sensing unit sensing an input voltage applied to the boost converter unit, a control unit selecting one of a first boost mode in which current is divided between the first inductor and the second inductor, based on the input voltage, and a second boost mode in which current flows through the first inductor and the second inductor in this order, based on the input voltage, and a switching unit selecting one of the first boost mode and the second boost mode, based on the selection of the control unit.. .
10/23/14
20140312821
Inverter device for electric vehicle
An inverter device for an electric vehicle includes an inverter circuit that controls an electric motor connected to a wheel via a connecting member and a control unit that controls torque of the electric motor. The control unit includes a current control unit that executes control so that a q-axis current command for the electric motor matches a current flowing through the electric motor, and a limiter unit that puts limitations so that a magnitude of the q-axis current command does not become equal to or smaller than a preset predetermined value..
10/23/14
20140312817
Electronic circuit and method for triggering a semiconductor switch
An electronic circuit comprises at least one semiconductor switch mounted with its switching path in series with an inductive load to be triggered, and at least one freewheeling element that interacts with the semiconductor switch during switching phases and is also mounted in series with the load. A control unit controls a control connection of the semiconductor switch with a variable control current as a function of the time profile of a voltage measured at the freewheeling element and/or as a function of the time profile of the voltage measured at the switching path.
10/23/14
20140312805
Led lighting device and led lighting control method
An led lighting device comprises an led light source unit; a light intensity control unit configured to provide a light intensity control signal for controlling a light intensity through a plurality of steps in a light intensity control mode; and a light source driving unit configured to provide power to the led light source unit according to the light intensity control signal.. .
10/23/14
20140312804
Operation of a lamp with an autonomous energy store
An operating device (1) for operating an illuminant (2) is proposed, having: an energy storage unit (3) for storing electrical energy, a charging circuit (4), requiring the supply of a mains voltage (vin), for charging the energy storage unit (3) during a charging mode of operation, a driver circuit (7), supplied with power by means of the energy storage unit (3) during a storage mode of operation, for operating the illuminant (2), and a control unit (8) for activating the charging mode of operation or the storage mode of operation independently of the state of the mains voltage (vin), particularly independently of the level of the mains voltage (vin).. .
10/23/14
20140312795
Driver device and driving method for driving a load, in particular an led unit
The present invention relates to a driver device (60) for driving a load (12), in particular an led unit (84) having one or more leds, comprising: input terminals for receiving an input voltage (v10) from an external power source (16) for powering the load (12), connection means (64) for connecting the input terminals to each other and for providing a current path (66, 68) dependent on the polarity of the input voltage (vi 0), wherein the connection means (64) comprise a first current path (66) for connecting the input terminals in a first current direction and a second current path (68) for connecting the input terminals in a second current direction opposite to the first current direction, wherein the first and the second current path (66, 68) each comprise a current control unit (88, 90) for controlling a bleeding current (13, 14) in the respective current path (66, 68), and wherein the first and the second current path (66, 68) each comprise decoupling means (92, 94) for blocking the bleeding current (13, 14) in the respective current path (66, 68) in a reverse direction opposite to the respective current direction.. .
10/23/14
20140312772
Led replacement kit for high intensity discharge light fixtures
Disclosed is a kit for converting an existing high discharge light unit to an led based light unit, with the option of including a networked capability among a group of led light units. The kit includes a drop-in component mounting plate on which are mounted an led light source, sensors including a thermal sensor, a control unit, a dc power supply, a heat sink, and a dimmer unit.
10/23/14
20140312771
Rectangular led lighting apparatus
A rectangular led lighting apparatus connected directly to an ac power supply is provided. The rectangular led lighting apparatus includes: a printed circuit board in which circuit patterns are formed for electrical connection of leds; a rectification unit configured to rectify an ac voltage and output a dc rectified voltage; an led unit driven by the rectified voltage, the led unit including first to n-th light emitting blocks (where n is a positive integer equal to or greater than 2) arranged linearly on the printed circuit board; and an led driving control unit configured to sequentially drive first to m-th light emitting groups (where m is a positive integer equal to or greater than 2), each of which includes n leds, according to a voltage level of the rectified voltage output from the rectification unit..
10/23/14
20140312708
Wireless electric power transmission apparatus, method for controlling wireless electric power transmission apparatus, and storage medium
A wireless electric power transmission apparatus includes a communication unit configured to carry out communication for wireless electric power transmission, a restriction unit configured to restrict the wireless electric power transmission in a case in which the communication unit is unable to communicate with an object disposed within a range in which the wireless electric power transmission apparatus can transmit the wireless electric power, and a control unit configured to start the wireless electric power transmission in response to a user instruction in a case in which the communication unit is unable to communicate with the object disposed within the range in which the wireless electric power transmission apparatus can transmit wireless electric power.. .
10/23/14
20140312702
Power transmission device and power transmission and reception system
A power transmission device has: a plurality of power transmission units which perform wireless power transmission of strong-coupling system; a communication unit which, when the plurality of power transmission units transmit power at different timings to a power reception device, receives from the power reception device a plurality of reception power values of power each received by the power reception device and posture information of the power reception device; and a control unit which calculates a plurality of efficiencies based on power values of power transmitted by the plurality of power transmission units and the received plurality of reception power values, obtains a plurality of equal efficiency surfaces with respect to the plurality of power transmission units based on the plurality of efficiencies and the received posture information, and estimates that the power reception device is present at a position where the plurality of equal efficiency surfaces intersect.. .
10/23/14
20140312621
Wind-power generator control system, and method
A wind-power generator control system is provided. The wind-power generator control system includes a wind turbine, a power generator, a normally closed relay, and a control unit.
10/23/14
20140312556
Paper feed apparatus, image forming apparatus and image forming system
A paper feed apparatus capable of properly feeding various types of sheets is described. The paper feed apparatus includes a plurality of paper feed units, and a control unit which determines the printing suitability of a combination of the sheet and the paper feed unit on the basis of the size and stiffness of the sheet stored in the paper tray.
10/23/14
20140312253
Compact self powered and automated attachment to a fluid system
An attachment mechanism to a fluid system is provided herein. The mechanism may include: a turbine positioned in a cavity within said mechanism, configured to be rotated by a fluid of the fluid system flowing through the cavity; at least one magnet and at least one power solenoid wherein the at least one magnet or the at least one power solenoid is coupled to the turbine, wherein a relative rotational movement of the at least one magnet over the at least one power solenoid generates an alternating electrical current; a current rectifier configured to rectify the generated alternating electrical current; a capacitor configured to be charged by the rectified current; a control unit configured to discharge the capacitor via at least one actuating solenoid having an actuating magnet located therethrough, responsive to a control signal; and at least one valve plunger each coupled to the respective at least one actuating solenoid or to the at least one actuating magnet and configured to close or open a valve of the fluid system responsive to displacement of the actuating solenoid or the actuating magnet due to the control signal..
10/23/14
20140312225
Defect inspection apparatus and defect inspection method
There is provided a defect inspection apparatus including: an electron scanning unit configured to scan a surface of a sample with an electron beam; a plurality of detectors arranged around an optical axis of the electron beam and configured to detect electrons emitted from the surface of the sample by scanning the electron beam; a signal processing unit configured to generate image data of the surface of the sample based on detection signals from the detectors; an analysis unit configured to detect a defect due to irregularities of the surface of the sample based on the image data; and a control unit configured to control a scanning speed of the electron beam depending on the type of the sample.. .
10/23/14
20140312211
Optical communication apparatus
An optical communication apparatus includes a pcb, a photoelectric unit for emitting or receiving light carrying optical signals, a calculation and control unit, and a light waveguide for transmitting optical signals. The calculation and control unit controls the photoelectric unit, processes electrical signals, calculates based on the electrical signals, and controls the photoelectric unit to emit or receive light.
10/23/14
20140312130
Air conditioner
An air conditioner includes an air-conditioner body performing air-conditioning operation, and a remote controller to operate the air-conditioner body. The air-conditioner body includes control unit that performs operation control of the air-conditioner body, and body receiving unit that receives a transmission signal from the remote controller.


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