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 Plugin-pod for electronic control unit patent thumbnailnew patent Plugin-pod for electronic control unit
A ruggedized engine control module (ecu) system includes a plugin-pod, a connector configured to connect the plugin-pod to a connector of an ecu, and signal processing circuitry. The ruggedized ecu system further includes a ruggedized enclosure for the connector and the signal processing circuitry.
Cummins Inc.


 Battery-powered retrofit remote control device patent thumbnailnew patent Battery-powered retrofit remote control device
A remote control device may be configured to be mounted over the toggle actuator of a light switch and to control a load control device. The remote control device may include a mounting assembly and a control unit that is removably attachable to the mounting assembly.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.


 Stepless dimming control  lighting system patent thumbnailnew patent Stepless dimming control lighting system
A stepless dimming control method of a lighting system is applicable to the situations where a light source for a lighting terminal is a fluorescent lamp and/or an led lamp. A pulsating voltage regulating device is connected in series with a main power supply circuit of a terminal light source.

 Communication apparatus and communication method patent thumbnailnew patent Communication apparatus and communication method
In a base station (100), a division number calculating unit (103) calculates the division number of a prb pair on the basis of a first number of res capable of mapping an allocation control signal, a second number of res capable of mapping signals other than the allocation control signal, and a reference value, which is the number of res satisfying the reception quality request in a terminal (200) for the allocation control signal, in each prb pair. Then, a control signal mapping control unit (104) determines a search space by determining a control channel element group constituting a plurality of mapping unit resource region candidates within a cce group obtained by separating each prb pair contained in a first group into the same number as the division number..
Sun Patent Trust


 Terminal device, base station device, and uplink response signal transmission method patent thumbnailnew patent Terminal device, base station device, and uplink response signal transmission method
When downlink data allocation is indicated in an epdcch, this terminal device can determine pucch resources to be used in notification of response signals indicating results of error detection of downlink data without imposing scheduling restrictions on future dl subframes. In this device, an extraction unit receives downlink data on multiple unit bands.
Sun Patent Trust


 Information processing device, information processing system, and information processing method patent thumbnailnew patent Information processing device, information processing system, and information processing method
Appropriate control is performed when communication is performed between a plurality of information processing devices. An information processing device performs real-time image transmission with another information processing device according to a wi-fi certified miracast specification.
Sony Corporation


 Device for assisting in brewing a beverage patent thumbnailnew patent Device for assisting in brewing a beverage
A device for assisting in brewing a beverage includes a timer, an output unit, a storage unit, and a control unit electrically connected to aforementioned components. The control unit controls, based on timing data stored in the storage unit, the timer to measure a time interval of a procedure of brewing the beverage, and controls, based on measurement of the time interval, the output unit to output the timing result generated by the timer, and to output in sequence plural entries of indication data that are stored in the storage unit, that are associated with the procedure of brewing the beverage, and that include information of purported visual and gustatory perceptions of the beverage at different stages during the procedure of brewing..

 Information processing device and information processing method patent thumbnailnew patent Information processing device and information processing method
To appropriately perform connection between information processing devices. The information processing device is an information processing device including a communication unit and a control unit.
Sony Corporation


 Image encoding apparatus and control method therefor patent thumbnailnew patent Image encoding apparatus and control method therefor
An image encoding apparatus includes a plane conversion unit which generates, from image data of one frame of the moving image data, a plurality of planes each formed from a single component, a frequency conversion unit which generates a plurality of subbands for each plane by performing frequency conversion for each plane, a quantization unit which quantizes coefficients in each subband using a quantization parameter, an encoder which encodes the quantized coefficient data, and a control unit which updates the quantization parameter so that a code amount of the encoded data becomes equal to a target code amount set for each plane. The control unit updates the quantization parameter by accumulating a difference between the target code amount set for each plane and a generated code amount of each plane, and distributing the accumulated differences to the plurality of planes..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Analog-digital converting device and method, and image sensor including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Analog-digital converting device and method, and image sensor including the same
An analog-digital converting device includes a comparison block generating at least one first comparison signal by comparing pixel signals with each other, and for generating second comparison signals by comparing each of the plurality of pixel signals with a ramp signal through a single ramping operation; a feedback control unit determining a data conversion sequence according to the at least one first comparison signal received from the comparison block, and outputting a control signal according to the determined data conversion sequence; a selection block selecting two of the plurality of the pixel signals or at least one of the plurality of the pixel signals and the ramp signal to be applied to the comparison block according to the control signal received from the feedback control unit; and a data conversion unit performing a data conversion on the plurality of pixel signals based on the second comparison signal.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.


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Tracking imaging control device, tracking imaging system, camera, terminal device, tracking imaging method, and tracking imaging program

A tracking imaging control device includes a target color ratio calculation unit that calculates a ratio at which pixels with a certain range of hue occupy in the histogram as the target color ratio, with reference to the color of the target, and a tracking control unit that controls the pan and/or tilt operation of the camera to cause the camera to track the target, and the tracking control unit controls the pan and/or tilt operation of the camera on the basis of information on the position of the target detected by the first target detection unit when the target color ratio is equal to or lower than a threshold value, and controls the pan and/or tilt operation of the camera on the basis of information on the position of the target detected by the second target detection unit when the target color ratio exceeds the threshold value.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

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Image capturing device and control method capable of adjusting exposure timing based on detected light quantity change characteristic

Included are a photometric unit configured to obtain respective photometric values of a plurality of photometry areas in an image capturing area, an operation unit configured to perform setting regarding continuous shooting and/or focus adjustment, a calculation unit configured to calculate a light quantity change characteristic of a photometric target based on the photometric values of the plurality of photometry areas, an adjustment unit configured to adjust exposure timing based on the light quantity change characteristic, and a control unit configured to change a method of calculating the light quantity change characteristic according to the setting regarding continuous shooting and/or focus adjustment, and to determine whether the exposure timing is adjusted based on the light quantity change characteristic.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Electronic apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium

Display is appropriately switched between an evf display and a rear display of a camera based on proximity detection. A proximity detection unit detects proximity of a user viewing through the evf.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Image capturing apparatus and controlling the same

An image capturing apparatus comprises an image capturing unit, a moving object detection unit, a depth information detection unit configured to detect a plurality of depth information corresponding to each of the plurality of detection regions, a storage control unit configured to store the plurality of depth information as map data in a storage unit. The depth information detection unit detects a second depth information in a second detection region including at least one of regions in which the moving object is detected, and the storage control unit updates only the second depth information detected by the depth information detection unit with respect to the map data stored in the storage unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Communication apparatus wirelessly communicating with external apparatus, control communication apparatus, and storage medium

A communication apparatus includes a setting unit that sets a time interval with respect to a timing of communicating with an external apparatus, a communication unit that communicates with the external apparatus at the time interval, and a control unit that performs control to, based on a request of the operation through the remote operation received from the external apparatus, communicate with the external apparatus in one of a plurality of modes including a remotely operated mode in which an operation corresponding to a requested operation is executed, wherein, in a case where a mode is shifted to the remotely operated mode, the setting unit changes the time interval to a shorter interval, and the control unit performs control to notify a user that the time interval is a long interval until a change of the time interval is completed.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Display control controlling the same

A display control apparatus includes an attitude detection unit and a display control unit. The attitude detection unit is configured to detect an attitude of a display unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, controlling image forming apparatus, controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an external controller, a reception unit configured to receive, in a case where a predetermined error related to the communication occurs, log information on the predetermined error from the external controller, and a storage control unit configured to store, in a storage unit of the image forming apparatus, the log information received from the external controller and log information indicating an operation of the image forming apparatus corresponding to a timing at which the predetermined error has occurred.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Image forming apparatus, information processing system, image forming method, and program

An image forming apparatus that forms an image on paper in accordance with a printing job includes: a communication unit that receives meeting information concerning a meeting; a storage unit that stores the meeting information received by the communication unit; an editing control unit that edits the meeting information stored in the storage unit in accordance with an execution time of the printing job; an operation display unit that freely outputs images or voices captured in the meeting based on the meeting information edited by the editing control unit; and an output control unit that controls output of the images or voices captured in the meeting and output from the operation display unit, wherein the output control unit finishes output of the images or voices captured in the meeting and output from the operation display unit before completion of the printing job.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

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Information processing device, information processing method, and program

[object] to enable devices to notify of information in a preferred mode depending on a situation in which the plurality of devices operating in cooperation with one another are used. [solution] provided is an information processing device including: a control unit configured to select a device caused to perform information notification from a plurality of devices each including a notification unit and cooperating via a network on the basis of information regarding the devices; and an acquisition unit configured to acquire information regarding a user.
Sony Corporation

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Data communication communicating with external apparatus via network, control the data communication apparatus, and storage medium

A communication apparatus communicating with an external apparatus via a relaying device is provided. The communication apparatus includes a communication unit configured to perform communication with the relaying device, and a control unit configured to reduce a communication speed of the communication unit to a lower speed if the communication apparatus is to be shifted from a first power mode to a second power mode in which power consumption is lower than that in the first power mode.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Device for correcting hall sensor installation position error of bldc motor having linear hall sensor, and method thereof

There is provided a device for correcting a hall sensor installation position error in a bldc motor which includes a rotor with a permanent magnet, a stator wound with coils to form a magnetic field around the rotor, and three linear hall sensors installed outwardly around the rotor to generate output signals by the hall-effect, the device comprising: a detection unit to detect output signals h1, h2, h3 output from the three linear hall sensors; a transformation unit to transform the output signals h1, h2, h3 detected in the detection unit to orthogonal two-phase transformation signals ha, hb and to transform the transformation signals ha, hb to normalized transformation signals han, hbn; an operation unit to calculate a rotation angle of the motor from the normalized transformation signals han, hbn output in the transformation unit; and a control unit to control the current supplied to the coils winding the stator based on information of the rotation angle transmitted from the operation unit, wherein the transformation unit transforms the output signals h1, h2, h3 to the orthogonal two-phase transformation signals ha, hb by clarke transformation.. .
Firstec Co., Ltd.

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Pulse width modulation controller and relevant control method having minimum on time in response to voltage peak of line voltage

A pwm controller in a switching mode power supply provides to a power switch a pwm signal determining an on time and an off time. A peak detector detects a voltage peak of a line voltage generated by rectifying an alternating-current input voltage.
Leadtrend Technology Corporation

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Power supply and calibration method

A power supply includes a boost converter, a capacitor, a step-down converter and a control unit. The boost converter, when activated, converts an input voltage into a boost voltage.
Lite-on Technology Corp.

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Power transmitting device, power receiving device, power supply system, and power supply method

Provided are a power transmitting device, a power receiving device, a power supply system, and a power supply method able to supply electric power by emitting electromagnetic waves. A power transmitting device comprises: a calculating unit for calculating the maximum value for the emitted output of electromagnetic waves meeting exposure standards on the basis of a response delay time measured by the communication link between the power transmitting device and a power receiving device; a power transmitting unit for transmitting power via a power supply link with the power receiving device at an output not exceeding the maximum value; an anomaly detecting unit for detecting an anomaly in the power supply link on the basis of communication with the power receiving device via the communication link; and an output control unit for controlling the output on the basis of the detection of an anomaly in the power supply link..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Power transmitting device, power receiving device, power supply system, and power supply method

Provided are a power transmitting device, a power receiving device, a power supply system, and a power supply method able to supply electric power by emitting electromagnetic waves. A power transmitting device comprises: a calculating unit for calculating the maximum value for the emitted output of electromagnetic waves meeting exposure standards on the basis of a response delay time measured by the communication link between the power transmitting device and a power receiving device; a power transmitting unit for transmitting power via a power supply link with the power receiving device at an output not exceeding the maximum value; an anomaly detecting unit for detecting an anomaly in the power supply link on the basis of communication with the power receiving device via the communication link; and an output control unit for controlling the output on the basis of the detection of an anomaly in the power supply link..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Power transmitting device, power receiving device, power supply system, and power supply method

Provided are a power transmitting device, a power receiving device, a power supply system, and a power supply method able to supply electric power by emitting electromagnetic waves. A power transmitting device comprises: a calculating unit for calculating the maximum value for the emitted output of electromagnetic waves meeting exposure standards on the basis of a response delay time measured by the communication link between the power transmitting device and a power receiving device; a power transmitting unit for transmitting power via a power supply link with the power receiving device at an output not exceeding the maximum value; an anomaly detecting unit for detecting an anomaly in the power supply link on the basis of communication with the power receiving device via the communication link; and an output control unit for controlling the output on the basis of the detection of an anomaly in the power supply link..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Multi-mode wireless power receiving device and method

A multi-mode wireless power receiving device and method are disclosed. The multi-mode wireless power receiving device can comprise: an antenna module comprising an outer loop and an inner loop; a mode control unit for controlling an operation mode of the antenna module; a switch connecting the outer loop and the inner loop, and operated by the mode control unit; an outer loop module for supporting a magnetic resonance method and nfc communication by using the outer loop, according to the operation of the switch; and an inner loop module using the outer loop and the inner loop simultaneously so as to support a magnetic induction method according to the operation of the switch, thereby transmitting power..
Center For Integrated Smart Sensors Foundation

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Wireless power transmission device, wireless power reception device, and wireless charging system

The present invention relates to a wireless power transmission device, a wireless power reception device, and a wireless charging system in a wireless power transmission field. The wireless power transmission device according to the present invention comprises: a power conversion unit having a plurality of transmission coils formed to transmit wireless power; a first communication module for sensing a wireless power reception device located in any one of power transmission areas respectively corresponding to the plurality of transmission coils; a second communication module for transmitting/receiving, through the first communication module, a power control message to/from the wireless power reception device, by corresponding to the sensing of the wireless power reception device located in any one power transmission area; and a control unit for transmitting, on the basis of the power control message, wireless power to the wireless power reception device located in any one power transmission area through a transmission coil arranged to correspond to any one power transmission area..
Lg Electronics Inc.

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Smart battery, electric energy allocation bus system, battery charging and discharging method and electric energy allocation method

The present disclosure discloses a smart battery, an electric energy allocation bus system, a battery charging and discharging method and an electric energy allocation method. The smart battery internally comprises a battery body portion and a control unit.
Beijing Samevolt Co., Ltd.

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Power supply device

A power supply device includes a resistor that limits an electric current supplied from an ac power supply, a switching unit that is connected in parallel with the resistor, a rectifier circuit unit that is connected to a subsequent stage of the resistor and the switching unit and rectifies an ac voltage of the ac power supply, a booster circuit unit, a dc-voltage detection unit that detects a dc voltage output from the booster circuit unit, an ac voltage detection unit, a protection setting unit that compares a first protection voltage calculated on the basis of the boosting level by the booster circuit unit with a second protection voltage calculated based on the ac voltage detected by the ac-voltage detection unit and sets either one as a protection voltage, and a control unit that opens the switching unit when the dc voltage falls below the protection voltage and stops boosting.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

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A self-configuring communication node arrangement

The present invention relates to a communication node arrangement comprising at least two antenna units. Each antenna unit comprises at least one signal port and at least one antenna element, where each signal port is connected to at least one corresponding antenna element.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

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Battery

A battery comprises: a plurality of cells each of which has two electrodes; a control unit with a circuit board; and a housing that contains the cells and the control unit. The housing is provided with a first terminal and a second terminal.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

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Method for starting a fuel cell system and a fuel cell system

The invention relates to a starting method for a fuel cell system (100), particularly for an air/air start of the fuel cell system (100). The method enables the reduction of damaging half-cell voltages in the fuel cell stack (10) through voltage limitation by means of a dc voltage converter.
Volkswagen Ag

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Fuel cell system and control fuel cell system

A fuel cell system includes a supply unit configured to supply cathode gas to a fuel cell, a bypass valve configured to bypass the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell by the supply unit, a detection unit configured to detect a state of the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell without being bypassed by the bypass valve, a pressure adjusting unit configured to adjust a pressure of the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell, a calculation unit configured to calculate a target flow rate and a target pressure of the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell according to an operating state of the fuel cell, an operating state control unit configured to control an operation amount of at least one of the pressure adjusting unit and the supply unit on the basis of a flow rate and the pressure of the cathode gas detected by the detection unit and the target flow rate and the target pressure calculated by the calculation unit, a bypass valve control unit configured to open and close the bypass valve on the basis of the flow rate of the cathode gas detected by the detection unit and the target flow rate calculated by the calculation unit, and a pressure compensation unit configured to compensate for the pressure of the cathode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell by increasing the at least one operation amount controlled by the operating state control unit or by decreasing an opening speed of the bypass valve when the bypass valve is opened.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

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Memory macro and semiconductor integrated circuit device

Provided is a memory macro which allows detection of a fault in a fetch circuit for an address signal which is input. The memory micro includes an address input terminal, a clock input terminal, a memory array and a control unit.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

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Signal device and collision avoidance system

A turn signal device comprising: a right-turn signal and a left-turn signal provided in a host vehicle; an operation device for generating operation signals; an acquisition unit that acquires determination signals indicating determination results regarding the risk of a collision between the host vehicle and a following vehicle; a normal situation control unit that, based on the operation signals, outputs normal situation control signals such that light-emitting units for either or both the left-turn signal and the right-turn signal light up sequentially from an inner side to an outer side in the vehicle width direction; and a dangerous situation control unit that outputs dangerous situation control signals such that, when a determination signal indicates a determination result that there is a risk of collision, the light-emitting units for both the left-turn signal and the right-turn signal light up sequentially from the outer side to the inner side.. .
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

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Traffic index generation device, traffic index generation method, and computer program

The present invention relates to a device (roadside relay device 2) configured to generate a traffic index used for traffic signal control. This device includes: a storage unit 24 configured to store therein area information on a coordinate system, the area information forming a predetermined area on a road; a communication unit 21 configured to receive probe information s5 including a vehicle position and temporal information of a traveling vehicle 5; and a control unit 23 configured to generate the traffic index on the basis of the area information and the probe information s5..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

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Digital find security system, method, and program

Provided are a digital find security system, method, and program which can reliably make a report to an employee closest to an event point and allow the employee to more promptly rush to the scene. In a digital find security system (100), a control unit (110) refers to facility layout information stored in a layout information storage unit (114a), and calculates moving distances between a suspicious person and respective mobile terminal devices close to a position of the suspicious person on the facility layout.
Technomirai Co., Ltd.

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Vehicular electronic control unit and vehicular service management system

A vehicular ecu (electronic control unit) is any one of a plurality of vehicular ecus connected to an in-vehicle network in a vehicle and includes: a service interface, a service bus, and a service manager. The service interface issues a request of service that uses a function installed in a different vehicular ecu based on a request from the application, and makes the application generate a service as a response to a request of service from the different vehicular ecu.
Denso Corporation

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Controller, forming machine, and control method

A controller controls operation of a forming machine capable of forming a workpiece. The controller includes: an object determination unit configured to determine an object other than the workpiece and the forming machine based on image data sensed by a sensor; a setting unit configured to set a plurality of determination areas based on a bolster shape of the forming machine included in the image data; a detection unit configured to detect entry of the object into each of the plurality of determination areas set by the setting unit; and a control unit configured to limit operation speed of the forming machine based on the determination area in which the entry of the object has been detected by the detection unit..
Komatsu Industries Corporation

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Vehicle safety system and operating method thereof

There is provided a vehicle safety system including a sensing unit, a processing unit, a control unit and a display unit. The sensing unit is configured to capture an image frame containing an eyeball image from a predetermined distance.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

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Wearable metrological apparatus

An apparatus for measuring dimension and weight is provided. In one implementation, the apparatus comprises a dimensioner, a force sensing device, and a portable control module.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

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Image retrieval apparatus that retrieves desired image from consecutive images, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor

An image retrieval apparatus capable of retrieving a desired image from images shot continuously in a short time. A display control unit displays the images on a display unit in order in a first or second transition direction according to a user's operation.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Control apparatus and control processor initialization

A control apparatus connected to a device includes a first control unit configured to execute a program, a second control unit configured to access the device to control the device, and a third control unit configured to control a reset of the control apparatus by transmitting a watchdog reset signal to the first and the second control units. When a condition for triggering a watchdog reset is satisfied, the third control unit transmits a watchdog reset prior notification to the second control unit before transmitting the watchdog reset signal.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Server apparatus that distributes print data, management print data, and storage media

According to an embodiment, a server apparatus includes a storage unit and a control unit. The storage unit correlates print data to a user id of which a user registers the print data, and stores the correlated print data.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

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Memory module used in a well operation

Examples of high-temperature memory modules used in a well operation are disclosed. In one example implementation according to aspects of the present disclosure, a memory module may include: a control unit configured to receive data from a controller in the well operation and further configured to receive an operating temperature downhole in the well operation and to cause the control unit to initiate a shutdown of the memory module if the operating temperature is greater than a first threshold; and a memory controller configured to receive the data from the control unit and to commit the data to storage medium..
Baker Hughes Incorporated

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Information processing apparatus, controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus configured to communicate with a connectable and removable nonvolatile storage device includes a display device, and a display control unit configured to control display processing that a storage device not specified as a backup destination for backing up data in the information processing apparatus is displayed on the display device as a removal instruction target, and a storage device specified as a backup destination is not displayed on the display device as a removal instruction target, wherein the display control unit is implemented by at least one processor.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Sharing alias addresses among logical devices

Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for sharing alias addresses among logical devices by a host accessing logical devices provisioned with a capacity from physical devices managed by a control unit. The host establishes with the control unit an association of logical devices and alias addresses assigned to the logical devices, wherein the alias addresses are associated with an alias management group.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Sharing alias addresses among logical devices

Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for sharing alias addresses among logical devices for a control unit managing access by hosts to logical devices configured with capacity from attached physical devices. An alias management group of logical devices and alias addresses assigned to the logical devices is configured.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Display device and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having display control program recorded thereon

A display device includes a touch panel display unit and a control unit including a processor that executes an operation program to control a display on the display unit and receive an instruction made by touching the display unit and detected by the touch panel function. The control unit performs, upon receipt of a scroll instruction made by the touching, scrollable display of a screen in the display unit, displays in a display region a scroll bar indicating, by a position thereof in the display region, which part of the image to be displayed is currently displayed on the screen, and displays, before the scrollable display ends, a stop position image indicating a stop position of the scroll bar in the display region, calculated from a display end position of the image displayed according to the scroll instruction, at a position corresponding to the stop position..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

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Display control apparatus and control method therefor

A display control apparatus includes a touch detection unit configured to detect a touch performed on a display unit, a specifying unit configured to specify a target of specification in a predetermined region of the display unit according to a touched position, and a display control unit configured to control an object identification mark to be displayed in the predetermined region so as to indicate a first axis and a second axis that makes the target specified by the specifying unit based on the touched position of the touch become an intersection point with the first axis in response to the touch performed in the predetermined region, and control the object identification mark to be hidden when the touch is released.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Electronic apparatus, control method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium

An electronic apparatus comprises: a detection unit configured to detect a touch operation on a display unit; a control unit configured to control the electronic apparatus, in a touch operation restriction state in which a touch operation on a position different from a specific area on the display unit is invalidated, to release the restriction state and make a transition to a state in which a touch operation on a position different from the specific area is accepted upon detecting a predetermined touch operation on the specific area; and a display control unit configured to control the display unit to perform display to indicate the specific area upon detecting a touch operation on a position different from the specific area on the display unit in the restriction state.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal capable of providing path information, and a control method therefor. The mobile terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a camera; and a control unit for activating, if an event occurs, the camera, detecting whether the mobile terminal is in a vehicle-mounted state and whether the vehicle is traveling by using images received through the camera and, if it is determined, according to the detection result, that the vehicle is traveling in a state in which the mobile terminal is mounted on the vehicle, activating a gesture function of controlling the event by recognizing a gesture of a user..
Lg Electronics Inc.

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System and associative power and clock management with instruction governed operation for power efficient computing

A system includes an arm core processor, a programmable regulator, a compiler, and a control unit, where the compiler uses a performance association outcome to generate a 2-bit regulator control values encoded into each individual instruction. The system can provide associative low power operation where instructions govern the operation of on-chip regulators or clock generator in real time.
Northwestern University

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Electronic device, power control method, and program

An electronic device includes an address acquisition unit that performs communication with an approaching communication terminal to acquire a unique address of the communication terminal, and a power control unit that shifts its own power state from a standby state where power is supplied only to a minimum function to a quick start state where power is supplied to a function other than a presentation function to a user, when the unique address acquired by the address acquisition unit matches a registered address.. .
Saturn Licensing Llc

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Tunable dc voltage generating circuit

A tunable dc voltage generating circuit includes: a resonance circuit including an inductor and an input capacitor coupled in a series connection, and arranged to operably receive an input signal and to operably generate a resonance signal at an output node between the inductor and the input capacitor; a rectifying circuit arranged to operably rectify the resonance signal; a current control unit, coupled with an output of the rectifying circuit, and coupled with the inductor or the input capacitor in a parallel connection; a stabilizing capacitor, coupled with the output of the rectifying circuit, arranged to operably provide a dc output signal having a voltage level greater than that of the input signal; and a control circuit arranged to operably adjust a current passing through the current control unit according to a setting signal to thereby manipulate the dc output signal.. .
Richtek Technology Corporation

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Method for optimizing the take-off parameters of an aircraft

A method for optimizing the take-off parameters of an aircraft. The aircraft comprises a system for automatically controlling the high lift devices at the moment when the wheels of the aircraft leave the ground.
Airbus Operations Sas

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Valet parking method and valet parking system

A method for automatically transporting a vehicle from a transfer zone to an assigned parking space within a predefined parking facility with the aid of a parking facility monitoring system including at least one stationary sensor unit, and pieces of information about the present vehicle position being transmitted to a central control unit. Certain areas of the parking facility are monitored by the sensor units with high accuracy, and other areas of the parking facility are monitored by the sensor units with lesser accuracy, overlapping areas of trajectories of other vehicles with a trajectory being determined by the central control unit, and the trajectory being adapted in such a way that an overlapping area ends up in an area of the parking facility which is monitored by the sensor units with high accuracy..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

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Redundant control system

Disclosed herein is a redundant control system. The redundant control system includes a clock generation unit for generating clocks at preset periods; a first buffer for storing control data output from a first controller; a second buffer for storing control data output from a second controller; first and second state monitors for checking whether pieces of control data of the first and second controllers, stored in the first and second buffers, respectively, are present during an identical clock period among the clocks provided by the clock generation unit; a switching unit for performing switching so that any one of the pieces of control data of the first and second controllers, stored in the first and second buffers, is transmitted to lower modules; and a control unit for determining whether a fault occurs in each of the first and second controllers, based on results that are obtained by checking whether the pieces of control data of the first and second controllers are present and that are output from the first and second state monitors, and controlling the switching unit based on results of the determination..
Hyosung Corporation

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Motor control device

A motor control device includes: a force command unit that designates a force to be applied to a workpiece to be machined by a machining device having a motor as a driving source; a force detecting unit that detects the force applied to the workpiece; a velocity-command calculating unit that calculates a velocity command based on the designated force and the detected force; a torque-command calculating unit that calculates a torque command based on the velocity command and the velocity of the motor; a motor control unit that controls the motor based on the torque command; a determining unit that determines the machining stage of the workpiece based on the detected force; and a gain changing unit that changes at least one of gains individually provided in the velocity-command calculating unit and the torque-command calculating unit in accordance with the determined machining stage.. .
Fanuc Corporation

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Image forming apparatus

A power supply is configured to apply voltage to a power feed roller. An elastic blade of a roller cleaning unit clean a surface of the power feed roller at a position different from an abutting position of the power feed roller and a secondary transfer outer roller.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Image rendering apparatus, head up display, and image luminance adjusting method

An image rendering apparatus includes a light source unit, an optical scanner, a scanner control unit configured to control a frequency for the optical scanner to scan the laser light in the main scanning direction, and a light source driving unit. The scanner control unit multiplies the frequency by n and the light source driving unit changes time intervals at which pixels are rendered on scanning lines in the main scanning direction to 1/nth and controls the light source unit in such a way that the light source unit renders a plurality of pixels corresponding to one scanning line at least once during n scans in the main scanning direction and in such a way that the light source unit will not render pixels on scanning line(s) other than the scanning lines on which the pixels have been rendered..
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

new patent

Observation system, observation program, and observation method

An observation system includes a microscope optical system, an image pickup unit, an image pickup control unit, a detection unit, and an observation control unit. The image pickup unit is configured to take an image of a field-of-view range of the microscope optical system.
Kyoto University

new patent

Laser microscope

A laser microscope 1 includes: a filter unit 18, which is a fluorescence-splitting mechanism that splits the fluorescence generated by the specimen s and the excitation light according to a wavelength, and that changes a wavelength at which light is split; a diffraction grating 22 that disperses the fluorescence split by the filter unit 18; a mirror 23 that changes a wavelength of fluorescence that is detected by a pmt 26 and that is dispersed by the diffraction grating 22; and a control unit 30 that controls the filter unit 18. The control unit 30 performs control to change a wavelength at which the filter unit 18 splits light in accordance with a change in the wavelength of the fluorescence that is detected by the pmt 26 and that is dispersed by the diffraction grating 22, the change being performed by the mirror 23..
Olympus Corporation

new patent

Scanning probe microscope

The invention provides a scanning probe microscope capable of eliminating the influence of vibration noise and obtaining, accurately and with high resolution, surface information of a sample s. A scanning probe microscope 1 includes: a main body unit 10; a control unit 30; and a wireless stand 60 that is connected to the control unit 30 through a power supply signal cable 42 and includes a power supplying coil 63 and a transmission and reception unit 64.
Shimadzu Corporation

new patent

Biochemical analysis instrument

An analysis instrument comprises plural modules connected together over a data network, each module comprising an analysis apparatus operable to perform biochemical analysis of a sample. Each module comprises a control unit that controls the operation of the analysis apparatus.
Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd.

new patent

Traceable emission remote monitoring system and method

The present invention discloses a traceable emission remote monitoring system and method. The system comprises a remote sensing unit, a transformation data processor, and a local control unit.
Tecticom Environmental Technology Limited

new patent

Measuring instrument and surveying system

The invention provides a measuring instrument, which comprises an image pickup unit for acquiring an image of a range including an object to be measured, a distance measuring unit for two-dimensionally scanning a predetermined range in synchronization with an image acquisition and for measuring, an arithmetic control unit and an attitude detecting unit for detecting a tilt angle of the image pickup unit with respect to a horizontality, wherein the arithmetic control unit associates a measurement result and a detection result of the attitude detecting unit with each pixel on a scanning locus corresponding to an acquired image.. .
Topcon Corporation

new patent

Air conditioner

To provide an air conditioner 1 that includes an outdoor device and an indoor device and performs air conditioning inside a room. The indoor device includes a control unit, a storage unit, and an infrared sensor unit that detects a human by detecting infrared rays.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

new patent

Air conditioning device

An air conditioning device includes a duct module and a heat exchange module. The duct module includes a temperature control unit disposed at a second region of the duct module, a first air flow guide unit disposed between a first region and the second region of the duct module, and a first liquid energy conducting element disposed at the first region of the duct module.
Moai Electronics Corporation

new patent

Bellows pump apparatus

The bellows pump device supplies pressurized air to one air chamber of two hermetic air chambers thereby to cause a bellows to perform expansion operation to suck a transport fluid, and supplies pressurized air to the other air chamber thereby to cause the bellows to perform contraction operation to discharge the transport fluid. The bellows pump device includes: an electropneumatic regulator configured to adjust a first air pressure of the pressurized air to be supplied to the one air chamber, and a second air pressure of the pressurized air to be supplied to the other air chamber; and a control unit configured to control the electropneumatic regulator such that, at least at a time point of end of expansion during expansion operation of the bellows, the first air pressure is lower than the second air pressure..
Nippon Pillar Packing Co., Ltd.

new patent

Condensation control system for internal combustion engine

An engine assembly with an air intake system and a turbocharger device in fluid communication with the air intake system includes an electronic control unit in communication with the air intake system and turbocharger device. A cac system is in downstream fluid communication with the turbocharger device and in upstream fluid communication with the air intake system and includes at least one flow adjustment mechanism in communication with the electronic control unit and selectively positionable between a first position and one or more second positions to adjust velocity of air from the turbocharger device flowing through the cac system and to manage condensation buildup in the cac system and/or to open a bypass duct in order for some or all of the turbo airflow to bypass the cac system to reduce or eliminate condensation buildup in the cac system at warm ambient conditions and ice buildup at cold ambient conditions..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

new patent

Method for starting a direct-injection internal combustion engine by adapting the quantity of fuel injected

A method for starting a direct-injection internal combustion engine of a vehicle includes: rotating the high-pressure injection pump by a starter; measuring fuel pressure delivered by the pump, taken at two successive compression top dead centers of the pump operating in maximum output mode; establishing the pressure gradient of the fuel, on an angular reference system, based on the two successive pressure measurements; comparing the established gradient with a predefined bijective table that respectively matches a plurality of quantities of fuel to be injected and a plurality of pressure gradients; and adapting the quantity of fuel injected during the starting phase before the engine reaches steady operating speed, depending on the result of the comparison, in order to inject a quantity of fuel that corresponds, in the predefined bijective table, to the established pressure gradient, upon authorization of the first injection given by the engine control unit.. .
Continental Automotive Gmbh

new patent

Exhaust purification system and catalyst regeneration method

There is provided: a nox occlusion reduction-type catalyst that is provided in an exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine, occludes nox in exhaust when the exhaust is in a lean state, and reduces and purifies the occluded nox when the exhaust is in a rich state; an exhaust injector that is provided in the exhaust passage and is positioned further upstream than the nox occlusion reduction-type catalyst; a nox-purging control unit that performs nox purging of reducing and purifying the nox occluded in the nox occlusion reduction-type catalyst by lowering the exhaust to a prescribed target lambda by fuel injection by the exhaust injector; and a nox-purging-prohibition processing unit that inhibits performance of the nox purging in a case where the exhaust cannot be lowered to the target lambda even if the fuel injection is performed at a maximum limit injection amount of the exhaust injector.. .
Isuzu Motors Limited

new patent

Exhaust gas control internal combustion engine

An exhaust gas control apparatus for an internal combustion engine that can be operated at a lean air-fuel ratio is provided. This exhaust gas control apparatus is equipped with a three-way catalyst, an occlusion reduction nox catalyst (an nsr catalyst) that is provided upstream of the three-way catalyst, a bypass passage that bypasses the nsr catalyst, a changeover valve that causes exhaust gas to flow through one of the bypass passage and the nsr catalyst, and an electronic control unit.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Depth-based borehole trajectory control

Methods and apparatuses for controlling a trajectory of a borehole being drilled into the earth are provided. The apparatus includes a drilling system including a drill tubular, a disintegrating device, and a steering system coupled to the drill tubular configured to steer the drilling system, the drilling system configured to drill the borehole by receiving control outputs from at least one control unit for controlling parameters of the drilling system, the at least one control unit configured to provide the control outputs to the steering system, the at least one control unit being configured to provide depth-based control..
Baker Hughes Incorporated

new patent

System and selectively controlling a window of a power window system of a vehicle

A system and method for selectively controlling a specific window of a power window system of a vehicle. The system includes a portable remote control including activation switches, each corresponding to a specific power window of a vehicle, a first wireless transceiver mounted onto the vehicle, and a second wireless transceiver disposed in the portable remote control.

new patent

Ballast water treatment device

A ballast water treatment device capable of suppressing damage to a filter is provided. The ballast water treatment device is provided with: a filtering device including a filter for filtering ballast water; a plurality of lines for a flow of the ballast water; a ballast pump for pumping the ballast water to flow into the plurality of lines; and a control unit for controlling the ballast pump to cause the ballast water to flow into a desired line.
Miura Co., Ltd.

new patent

Method for operating an electronic safety system with temporary subscribers

A method for operating a safety system having a control unit, a bus, a plurality of bus nodes connected to the control unit via the bus and a plurality of participants connected to the control unit via the bus nodes, wherein at least one participant is designed as a temporary participant. The method involves the steps that the temporary participant is notified in the safety system by the temporary participant being connected at a bus node to the safety system via the bus, the temporary participants is recognized by the control unit, the temporary participant is integrated into the safety system by the control unit and the temporary participant is activated at least once.
Inventio Ag

new patent

Elevator monitoring an elevator system

An elevator system (34) comprises a plurality of elevators (1) each of the elevators (1) comprising: a diagnostic unit (17) which is configured for running at least one diagnostic routine checking components of the elevator (1) and providing elevator operation and diagnosis data; a communication unit (30), which is configured for transmitting the elevator operation and diagnosis data provided by the diagnostic unit (17) to a remote diagnostic system (40); and for receiving control commands from said remote diagnostic system (40); and a control unit (14), which is configured for executing the control commands received by the communication unit (30). The elevator system (34) further comprises a diagnostic system (40) comprising at least one data receiving unit (42), which is configured for receiving the elevator operation and diagnosis data transmitted from the communication unit (30); at least one storage unit (44), which is configured for storing elevator operation and diagnosis data; at least one analyzing unit (46), which is configured for automatically analyzing the elevator operation and diagnosis data received by the at least one receiving unit (42) in order to detect a malfunction of an elevator (1); and at least one instruction unit (48), which is configured for sending instructions to the communication unit (30) of an elevator (1), for which a malfunction has been detected, instructing the control unit (14) of said elevator (1) to perform at least one specific action in order to overcome a detected malfunction..
Otis Elevator Company

new patent

Submersible remote controlled vehicle

An method for ice fishing using a submersible vehicle assembly and underwater powered observation system using a camera and source of light of a green laser to be directed to the underside of ice so as to locate the vehicle assembly and allow the user to cut a hole in the ice at or near fish. In this manner the vehicle assembly may be utilized for the underwater tasks of locating fish and/or observing fish under the ice.
New Wave Technologies, Llc

new patent

Control method and control unit for adapting a velocity of the pushing aid of an electric bicycle

A control method comprises at least one detection of activation of the pushing aid. When activation is detected, in the subsequent step a velocity of the electric vehicle and/or a constant starting torque are/is generated by actuation of the electric motor.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

new patent

Integrated electric power steering apparatus

An integrated electric power steering apparatus in which a control unit 1 or 101 for controlling a motor 2 is disposed inside a housing, the control unit 1 or 101 is disposed so as to be coaxial to an output shaft 21 of the motor 2, and in which the control unit 1 or 101 and the motor 2 are integrated, wherein: the control unit 1 or 101 includes a circuit board 4 and an intermediate member 36; main parts are mounted to the circuit board 4; wiring is disposed on the intermediate member 36; the circuit board 4 and the intermediate member 36 are stacked; the parts are mounted to first and second surfaces of the circuit board 4; and a portion of the housing and first surfaces of the parts are placed in direct contact or are placed in contact so as to have a heat-transferring member interposed.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

new patent

Lift-truck with automated climbing function

A lift-truck having a height adjustable load engagement means and a lifting/lowering unit and a support wheel and a climbing wheel and comprising a detection sensor arranged to detect a pallet located in front of the load engagement means and in a control unit to control the lifting/lowering unit, in response to a signal indicative of a detected pallet, to move the load engagement means to place the climbing wheel at a first predetermined height over the ground surface and, control the lifting/lowering unit to lower the load engagement means to place the climbing wheel at a second predetermined height over the ground surface when an operational parameter, indicative of movement of the lift-truck, equals a predetermined value.. .
Toyota Material Handling Manufacturing Sweden Ab

new patent

Method and control unit for adjusting a time gap

A method (400) and a control unit (310) in a vehicle (100) having an acc system (500) for adjusting a variable time gap (t) to be kept to a preceding vehicle (110), based on a road slope (α). In the method (400): determining (401) geographical position of the vehicle (100); determining (402) driving direction (105) of the vehicle (100); determining (403) the road slope (α) of the road (120) in front of the vehicle (100) in the determined (402) driving direction (105); and adjusting (408) the variable time gap (t) based on the determined (403) road slope (α) of the road (120) in front of the vehicle (100) by: increasing the variable time gap (t) when the road slope (α) is negative, indicating downhill; or decreasing the variable time gap (t) when the road slope (α) is positive, indicating uphill..
Scania Cv Ab

new patent

Adaptive cruise control system and vehicle comprising an adaptive cruise control system

A vehicle and an adaptive cruise control system, acc, is provided. The acc system includes a control unit configured to control a steering angle of said vehicle in relation to detected road lanes and/or road markings.
Volvo Car Corporation

new patent

Travel control device

A travel control device includes an acquisition section configured to acquire, as surroundings in formation while a vehicle itself is traveling, at least information regarding a first other vehicle ahead in a traveling direction and information regarding lane markings of a first lane in which the vehicle itself is traveling. The travel control unit further includes a travel control section ecu configured to compute from the information acquired by the acquisition section a separation between the first other vehicle and the lane markings, and to control travel of the vehicle itself based on the separation..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

new patent

Hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

When an output limitation value of a battery is equal to or less than a threshold, an electronic control unit determines that basic torque is able to be output from a second motor to a drive shaft. Then, the electronic control unit sets a predetermined value as a target motoring rotation speed for ending motoring of an engine by a first motor.
Fujitsu Ten Limited

new patent

Motor drive control unit

An increase in startup current supplied to a motor is suppressed at an initial stage of starting automatic braking control, while current supply to the motor is performed in a fully energized state after the automatic braking control is started. While output of the motor is increased by controlling the motor in the fully energized state so that a high braking force with high responsiveness is obtained, startup current is prevented from becoming excessive by performing high frequency control only at startup.
Advics Co., Ltd.

new patent

System and protecting occupants of a vehicle

A protective system for a motor vehicle with automatic electrical seat position control and/or automatic electrical steering wheel adjustment is provided. The protective system includes a seat position control unit, a steering wheel adjustment control unit, an accident detection device and a communications connection.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

new patent

Safety system for a vehicle of a vehicle fleet

A pre-crash system has at least one dummy actuator and an adaptive pre-trigger function that is implemented with different parameter sets as a function of a current degree of validation, and evaluates the acquired physical quantities for pre-crash recognition in order to recognize an unavoidable crash, a first parameter set, which limits the pre-trigger function to a dummy operating mode in which the pre-trigger function produces at least one trigger signal for the dummy actuator if the evaluation of the physical quantities permits the inference of an unavoidable crash, being implemented until the current degree of validation satisfies a specified condition, the pre-trigger function comparing the triggering of the dummy actuator with the behavior of the evaluation and control unit, and, as a function of the comparison, rating the triggering of the dummy actuator as “correct” or as a “false positive.”. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

new patent

Air-cooled fuel cell vehicle

When it is determined that the vehicle is stopped, a control unit blocks communication between a first opening and a fuel cell by a first valve. When a fan is being driven and communication between the first opening and the fuel cell is blocked by the first valve, a second valve opens a third opening..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Vehicle drive system

A vehicle drive system includes a left-wheel drive unit having a first motor and a first transmission, a right-wheel drive unit having a second motor and a second transmission, and a motor control unit. Each of the first and second transmissions has a first to third rotational elements.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

new patent

Thermal management device

A thermal management device includes two or more heat dissipation devices that dissipate heat into a heat medium, a heat medium-air heat exchanger that exchanges heat between air and the heat medium having its heat dissipated in the two or more heat dissipation devices, a flow-rate adjustment device that adjusts a flow rate of the heat medium flowing through the heat dissipation device, and a control unit. The control unit controls an operation of the flow-rate adjustment device to increase the flow rate of the heat medium flowing through the one heat dissipation device, if the control unit estimates an increase in the amount of heat dissipation into the heat medium at the one heat dissipation device of the two or more heat dissipation devices..
Denso Corporation

new patent

Stabilizer control device

Left and right stabilizer bars are provided between left and right wheels of a vehicle. A control unit controls an actuator to control a rotation angle of the right stabilizer bar with respect to the left stabilizer bar.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Vehicle-height adjusting device

A vehicle-height adjusting device includes: a vehicle-height adjusting unit that adjusts a vehicle height through extension and contraction thereof, which is disposed between each wheel and a vehicle body of a vehicle; a control unit that controls actuation of the vehicle-height adjusting unit; an obstacle detecting unit that detects an obstacle that is present within a predetermined range from the vehicle; a steering-angle detecting unit that detects an steering angle of the vehicle; and an identification unit that identifies a portion of the vehicle that overlaps the obstacle, based on a detection result by the obstacle detecting unit and a detection result by the steering-angle detecting unit, in which the control unit controls at least one of the vehicle-height adjusting unit, based on an identification result of the identification unit.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Suspension device and suspension control unit

A suspension device includes an actuator capable of generating a thrust force and a controller. The controller includes a first vibration suppression force computation unit configured to obtain a first vibration suppression force from a vertical velocity of a sprung member, a second vibration suppression force computation unit configured to obtain a second vibration suppression force from a vertical velocity of the unsprung member or a relative velocity between the sprung member and the unsprung member, a low-pass filter having a breakpoint frequency between a sprung resonance frequency and an unsprung resonance frequency and processing a signal in the course of obtaining the second vibration suppression force using the second vibration suppression force computation unit, and a target thrust force computation unit configured to obtain a target thrust force of the actuator on the basis of the first vibration suppression force and the second vibration suppression force..
Kyb Corporation

new patent

System and continuously manufacturing optical display device

Provided is a system for continuously manufacturing an optical display device includes: a feeding unit which transfers and feeds an optical film, wherein the optical film includes a release film which is extended in a longitudinal direction, and a plurality of sheet pieces of a polarization film which is arranged in a longitudinal direction and includes an adhesive layer, wherein the sheet pieces of a polarization film is adhered to the release film through the adhesive layer so that the sheet piece of the polarization film is peeled from the release film; a peeling unit which peels the sheet pieces of the polarization film from the release film by folding back inwardly the release film of the optical films fed by the feeding unit; a winding unit which winds the release film from which the sheet piece of the polarization film is peeled by the peeling unit; a laminating unit which laminates on the panel the sheet piece of the polarization film peeled from the release film, while transferring the panel; and a control unit which controls at least one of the feeding unit, the winding unit, and the laminating unit so that the peeling point where the sheet piece of the polarization film is peeled from the release film is formed at a target peeling position spaced apart from the front end of the peeling unit by a predetermined distance toward the laminating unit, and a rear end of a first sheet piece and a front end of a second sheet piece which are connected to each other by adhesion of the adhesive layer are spaced apart and separated from each other between a complete peeling time when the first sheet piece is completely peeled from the release film and a laminating completion time when the first sheet piece is completely laminated, wherein the first piece and the second piece of the polarization film are adjacent to each other with the first sheet piece positioned downstream in a feeding direction.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

new patent

Power supply device, joining system, and electric processing method

There is provided a power supply device that supplies an output current to an electric processing device which performs electric processing on workpieces. The device includes: a first power supply; a magnetic energy recovery switch that receives a current supplied from the first power supply, and converts the received current into the output current; and a control unit that controls the magnetic energy recovery switch such that an electric current frequency of the output current includes a first electric current frequency and a second electric current frequency which are different from each other within a one-time electric processing time using the electric processing device..
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

new patent

Tools for use in confined spaces

A tool assembly for performing operations in confined spaces, the tool assembly includes a telescoping pole having a proximal end and a distal end. The telescoping pole is capable of extending between a retracted position and an extended position.
Hubbell Incorporated

new patent

Nozzle control system and method

A system for controlling nozzle flow rate includes a master node having an expected overall flow rate module configured to generate an expected overall flow rate of an agricultural product based on one or more sprayer characteristics, and an adjustment module configured to generate an error correction based on a difference between the expected overall flow rate and an actual overall flow rate of the agricultural product. A plurality of smart nozzles are in communication with the master node, each of the smart nozzles includes an electronic control unit in communication with one or more control valves and one or more nozzle assemblies.
Raven Industries, Inc.

new patent

Automated gas scrubber

An automated system for the separation of vapor and liquid from a gas and liquid combination entering a separation vessel. A programmable logic control unit module controls a valve and is programmed for periodic release of separated liquid collected within the vessel upon achieving various conditions within the vessel or upon expiration of a pre-established time interval, with separated liquid delivered via an outlet port through a valve controlled by the programmable logic control unit to a storage tank..
Edge Manufacturing & Technology

new patent

Skin treatment device

The present disclosure is concerned with a skin treatment device having at least a first led, at least a first controllable current source, in particular a first controllable constant current source, for driving the first led, a control unit for controlled switching of at least the first controllable current source between a first state in which current is provided to the first led and a second state in which no current is provided to the first led, and at least a first current sensor that is connected or connectable with the first led so that the first current sensor and the first led form a current path at least in the second state of the first controllable current source.. .
Braun Gmbh

new patent

Therapy system for transcutaneous in-vivo tissue engineering

The present invention relates to a therapy system for the treatment of the skin and subdermis with light. The system comprises a nir light source which produces light with a wavelength adapted to an absorption maximum for exciting molecular oxygen in aqueous solution; an image recognition unit for detecting papillary end arterioles and their x-y-z coordinates, wherein a respective depth underneath the skin surface is determined as the z-coordinate by an autofocus function; an optical system for the optical coupling of the light of the nir light source and the pattern recognition unit to the skin, with a focussing unit to controllably position the light with at least one focus point in the skin; and a control unit to control the nir light source, the image recognition unit, and the optical system..
Euvaira Biotechs (pty) Ltd

new patent

Portable light therapy assembly

A portable light therapy treatment assembly includes a housing and a control unit that is mounted in the housing. A power supply is mounted in the housing and electrically coupled to the control unit.

new patent

Monitoring product integrity of a pharmaceutical product in a syringe using a miniaturized electronic sensor tag

The package for a pharmaceutical product includes a syringe and an electronic tag for obtaining information relating to the integrity of the product as assessed from an exposure of said product to physical or environmental conditions during a time span. The tag is attached at or to a constituent of the syringe; or at least a portion of the tag is integrated in a constituent of the syringe.
Q-tag Ag

new patent

Method of disinfecting a thermal control unit

A method of disinfecting a fluid circuit of a thermal control for delivering temperature controlled fluid to at least one patient therapy device comprises the steps of providing an aqueous mixture comprising a disinfectant and circulating the aqueous mixture in the thermal control unit to disinfect the fluid circuit. The disinfectant comprises free-chlorine, a phenol, hydrogen peroxide (h2o2), or combinations thereof.
Stryker Corporation

new patent

Treatment system including massage machine

A treatment system includes a massage machine that further includes a massage portion configured to perform a massage with respect to a user; a control unit configured to control the massage portion; means for receiving and setting a target value; and a notification portion. The control unit is configured to compare the target value received and a predetermined reference value and to determine whether a predetermined condition is satisfied.
Family Inada Co., Ltd.

new patent

Massage machine and diagnostic system of massage machine

A massage machine includes a main body that includes a treatment portion configured to perform treatment with respect to a user; a detecting portion configured to detect a running state of a component of the main body and to obtain running state data; a storage portion configured to store the running state data; and a control unit configured to control an operation of the main body. The control unit includes: a determining portion configured to determine presence or absence of an abnormality related to the main body; and an abnormality outputting portion configured to output an information related to the abnormality and the running state data when the abnormality determining portion determines that the abnormality is present..
Family Inada Co., Ltd.

new patent

Information network system including massage machine

An information network system includes a massage machine and a communication server. The massage machine contains: a treatment portion configured to treat a subject, a control unit configured to control the treatment portion, an operation unit configured to operate the treatment portion via the control unit, and a new arrival notification portion.
Family Inada Co., Ltd.

new patent

Treatment system including massage machine

A treatment system includes a massage machine and a measurement portion. The measurement portion obtains body information data of a subject to be treated and outputs and transfers the body information data to the massage machine.
Family Inada Co., Ltd.

new patent

Apparatus and methods for treating excess intraocular fluid

An ocular drainage system is provided for treating diseases that produce elevated intraocular pressures, such as glaucoma, wherein the system includes an implantable device and an external control unit, the implantable device includes a non-invasively adjustable valve featuring at least one deformable tube and a disk rotatably mounted within a housing, such that rotation of the disk using the external control unit causes the disk to apply a selected amount of compression to the deformable tube, thereby adjusting the fluidic resistance of the deformable tube and regulating the intraocular pressure.. .
École Polytechnique FÉdÉrale De Lausanne

new patent

Thermal control system

A thermal control unit controls the temperature of a fluid delivered to one or more thermal transfer devices (e.g. Thermal pads) in contact with a patient.
Stryker Corporation

new patent

Nerve sparing treatment systems and methods

Treatment systems are provided, which comprise a treatment element applying a treatment to a tissue, a stimulation element optically stimulating nerves in the tissue, a sensing unit sensing an electrical signal produced by nerves in the tissue in response to the optical stimulation, and a control unit controlling the application of the treatment according to the sensed signal. The systems and methods are used to avoid damaging nerves by sensing them during operation and immediately before local treatment application and preventing energy emission when the treatment tool is too close to specified nerves.

new patent

Sensor systems for use in connection with medical procedures

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and apparatus for sensing. An exemplary apparatus includes a surgical device, a control unit comprising a user interface, a power unit, a motor, a warning element, a processor, and a memory including computer program instructions, the user interface operable to select between an on or off setting for the apparatus, the power unit operable to connect with a power source.
Buffalo Filter Llc

new patent

Radiographic image capturing apparatus and radiographic image capturing system

A radiographic image capturing apparatus includes: scanning and signal lines; a two-dimensional array of detecting elements defining a detecting part; a control unit that reads image data from all detecting elements in a reading area of the detecting part by repeating a cycle of a readout process at n-line intervals, wherein the scanning line subjected to the readout process is shifted every cycle, where n is an integral number of at least 1; and a communication unit for external communication. The control unit detects a radiation emission start of a radiation irradiating apparatus, and if the readout process starts with an n+1th or any subsequent scanning line and then starts with any of first to n+1th scanning lines in a certain cycle, the control unit transfers the image data read in the certain cycle as preview image data substantially concurrently with the readout process..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

new patent

Apparatus for in vivo detection and quantification of analytes in the peritoneal fluid

A device for in vivo detecting and quantifying a concentration of an analyte in a peritoneal fluid of a subject. The device includes (a) a catheter having an open proximal end configured to be disposed external to the subject, an open distal end configured to be disposed within the peritoneal cavity comprising the peritoneal fluid, an anchor portion, an outer wall, and an inner wall, (b) a sensor disposed adjacent to the open distal end and configured to detect and quantify the concentration of the analyte in the peritoneal fluid, and (c) a main control unit disposed external to the subject, connected to the sensor via a wire, and configured to control the sensor, receive and store detection and quantification data from the sensor, and transmit the data to a second device.
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center

new patent

Biological information display system, portable terminal apparatus, wearable apparatus, biological information display method, and biological information display program

A biological information display system includes a display unit, a pulse information detecting unit that obtains biological information of a user, a control unit that calculates a pulse rate of the user based on the biological information, and determines analysis information based on the calculated pulse rate, and causes the analysis information, and time information responding to the analysis information to be displayed in the display unit by being linked to each other, and an operation accepting unit that accepts input information including at least one of subjective information relating to the user and event information relating to the user by associating the input information with the time information, in which in a case where the operation accepting unit accepts the input information, the control unit causes the input information to be displayed in the display unit by being linked to the analysis information and the time information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

new patent

Manipulator

A control unit that is operated such that the lock unit is operated by the lock-operating unit and such that when the drive unit is driven, the drive unit is deactivated, and even with the treatment tool detached from the drive unit, the lock unit keeps on with locking.. .

new patent

Buttock wiping device

A buttock wiping device includes a wiping arm including a head portion configured to press a wiping material against the buttocks, a wiping arm drive unit configured to move the wiping arm, and a control unit configured to control operation of the wiping arm drive unit. The control unit controls a movement path of the wiping arm such that the head portion moves along the path of water sprayed from a cleansing nozzle of a warm-water cleansing device in cleansing of a private area.
Okada Manuf. Co., Ltd.

new patent

Apparatus for cooking food in an airtight bag

A cooking apparatus includes a dual-chamber container with an inner container for holding a food item to be cooked and an outer container for maintaining contact between a temperature-controlled heat transfer liquid and the inner container while the food is being cooked. The dual-chamber container includes an inlet fluid port and outflow fluid port which may be coupled directly to corresponding fluid port connectors on a temperature control unit, or an intervening fluid coupling assembly may convey heat transfer liquid between the control unit and the dual-chamber container.

new patent

Electronic cigarette and controlling smoke amount of electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette and method for controlling the smoke amount of electronic cigarette. The electronic cigarette comprises a gas sensor (11), an atomizer (12), a voltage output unit (13) and a smoke volume control unit (14).
Huizhou Kimree Technology Co., Ltd.

new patent

Non-burning type flavor inhaler

This non-combusting flavor inhaler is provided with: an atomization unit that is configured to atomize an aerosol source without entailing combustion; a power source that stores power that is supplied to the atomization unit; and a control unit that is configured to control power supply to the atomization unit using a mode selected from among a plurality of modes. The plurality of modes include a plurality of operation modes for generating an aerosol from the atomization unit, and a restriction mode for restricting driving of the atomization unit, said mode being decided separately from the plurality of operation modes..
Japan Tobacco Inc.

X-ray generator and driving method thereof

Provided is an x-ray generator including a thermal electron emission type x-ray generator configured to generate a negative high voltage and a filament current, a field electron emission type x-ray generator including an anode electrode to be grounded, and configured to use the negative high voltage to bias the cathode electrode, and a field emission current control unit configured to convert the filament current to generate an output voltage to be provided to a gate electrode of the field electron emission type x-ray generator and convert the filament current to fix, to a specific level, a level of an emission current flowing through the cathode electrode.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method of controlling light output of luminaire by a control terminal

Method of controlling light output (44) of a luminaire (40) using a control terminal (30), wherein the luminaire comprises at least one light source (46) and a control unit (42), the control terminal comprising a display. The method comprises the steps of sending, from the control terminal to the control unit, an interrogation (t1) of light output adjustment ability of the luminaire, receiving, from the control unit to the control terminal, information (t2) of light output adjustment ability of the luminaire wherein the information comprises at least three input values representing coordinates in a chromaticity diagram and defining an adjustment area in the chromaticity diagram, evaluating the information of light output adjustment ability from the luminaire, and displaying, on the display (32) of the control terminal, a light output control (50, 60), for adjustment of the color or color temperature of the luminaire, the light output control being single-variable or multi-variable depending on the evaluation of the information of light output adjustment ability received from the control unit..
Fagerhults Belysning Ab

Smart lighting system and control method thereof

The present disclosure discloses a smart lighting system and a control method for the smart lighting system. The smart lighting system includes: an environment acquisition module being configured to acquire environment information and at least one lighting module, and where the environment acquisition module includes: a color detection unit configured to acquire color information in an environment; an auxiliary detection unit configured to acquire auxiliary information in the environment, wherein the environment information is determined by using the color information and/or the auxiliary information; an operational unit and a control unit configured to determine a control signal according to the environment information; and where the at least one lighting module includes: a driving unit configured to determine a driving signal according to the control signal; and at least one light source configured to receive the driving signal and emit light according to the driving signal..
Opple Lighting Co., Ltd.

Windshield heating device

A windshield heating device includes: a heating wire that heats a first part of a windshield of a vehicle, the first part being located in front of a camera; a glass heating apparatus that heats a second part of the windshield, the second part including the first part; and a control unit that controls energization to the heating wire and the glass heating apparatus. The control unit is configured: to determine whether energization to the glass heating apparatus is performed when heating of the first part is requested; to control so that energization to the heating wire is performed when it is determined that the energization to glass heating apparatus is not performed; and to control energization to the heating wire so that an amount of energization to the heating wire is reduced when it is determined that energization to the glass heating apparatus is performed..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

[solution] a wireless communication device includes: a wireless communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with another device; and a control unit configured to set a first carrier sense level and control a parameter used by the wireless communication unit to transmit data based on a comparison result between the set first carrier sense level and a second carrier sense level which is a default.. .

User apparatus and cell control method

A user apparatus performing communications with a base station in a mobile communication system which supports carrier aggregation is provided. The user apparatus includes a processing unit configured to receive from the base station an instruction for adding one or more sub cells associated with a specific secondary cell group; a management unit configured to, upon receiving the instruction, store information in which the specific secondary cell group is associated with the one or more sub cells; and a control unit configured to, in the case where a command for performing an operation for the specific secondary cell group is received from the base station, perform the operation for any one of the one or more sub cells based on the association..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Iot-enabled device and a providing internet connectivity to a device

A device (110) comprising: an electronic module (111) comprising a control unit (112) communicatively connected via a communication bus (114) with a communication interface (113); a connectivity module (120) configured to provide internet connectivity for the device (110) via a data interface (122) communicatively connected with electronic module (111); characterized in that the device (110) further comprises: a data proxy module (127) connected between the data interface (122) of the connectivity module (120) and the communication bus (114) for transmitting data between the data interface (122) and the communication bus (114).. .
Advanced Digital Broacast S.a.

Multi-mode input control unit with infrared and laser capability

A multi-mode remote control unit that has both infrared command and laser pointer capability. In some examples, the multi-mode remote control unit together with one or both of a television receiver and a television may implement simulated touch gestures that typically require a touch sensitive screen.
Echostar Ukraine L.l.c.

Solid state imaging device and imaging system

A solid state imaging device includes a photoelectric conversion unit that generates a signal based on an incident light by photoelectric conversion; a transfer unit that transfers the signal from the photoelectric conversion unit; a ramp wave generating unit that has an input node where the signal is transferred and that generates a ramp wave whose voltage changes with time at a slope based on a potential of the input node; a detection unit that detects a change in a relationship between the ramp wave and a threshold voltage; a ramp wave reset unit that resets the ramp wave voltage upon detection of a change in the relationship; a control unit that causes the detection unit to repeatedly detect a change in the relationship; and a digital value acquisition unit that acquires a digital value corresponding to the number of repetitions for which a change in the relationship is detected.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Control apparatus, imaging system, control method, and recording medium

A control apparatus includes: a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display part or all of an image in a first region on a display screen displayed by the display unit, the image indicating an imaging range which an imaging apparatus can image by changing the imaging range; a change control unit configured to change a position or size of an image to be displayed in the first region by the display control unit, on the image indicating the range which an imaging apparatus can image; and an output unit configured to output an instruction to cause the imaging apparatus to image an imaging range corresponding to a range indicating an image displayed in a second region which is a part of the first region.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic device

An imaging apparatus includes a movable unit in which a display unit is rotatable by a hinge part in an opening and closing direction with respect to a device body. A magnet is disposed in the vicinity of the hinge part and an opening and closing sensor detects the opening and closing of the movable unit by detecting a magnetic field of the magnet.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

User-wearable type photographing device

The present invention relates to a user-wearable type photographing device, which enables, separately from visual observation of a police officer or private security guard who is on patrol to preventing crime, image data related to a crime, an accident sign, a momentary crime, and an accident scene at the time of patrolling to prevent crime to be naturally acquired in a process of the crime-prevention patrol so that the acquired image data can be used in a future process of the handling and settlement of crimes and accidents. The user-wearable type photographing device according to the present invention comprises: a wearable case which has a lens hole and a microphone hole formed therein and is to be worn by a user; a camera module embedded in the wearable case and having a lens exposed to the outside through the lens hole; a microphone embedded in the wearable case and recording a voice through the microphone hole; an input unit having a plurality of buttons exposed to the outside of the wearable case to allow inputting of a signal for an operation and control of a photographing device comprising the camera module and the microphone; a control unit for controlling a general operation of the photographing device comprising the camera module and the microphone, according to an input signal of the input unit; a storage unit for storing image data photographed through the camera module, voice data recorded through the microphone, and various other data; and a gps module for acquiring gps location information of the photographing device comprising the camera module and the microphone, and providing, as metadata, the acquired gps information to the image data acquired by the camera module..
Trinus Systems Inc.

Operation device and operation system

An operation device includes: a detector adapted for being mounted at least to a thumb or an index finger, and configured to detect changes in flexion with time at a joint and in pressing with time at a tip of the thumb or the index finger; a recording unit configured to record operation information representing association between: each of the change in flexion and the change in pressing; and operations performed by any of the thumb and the index finger on an external device; a determination unit configured to determine the operation included in the operation information, based on the change in flexion and the change in pressing; and a control unit configured to generate a control signal for causing the external device to perform a predetermined operation, according to the determined operation, and transmit the control signal to the external device.. .
Olympus Corporation

Imaging controlling the same

An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor including a pair of photoelectric conversion units for each of a plurality of microlenses arranged in a matrix of rows and columns, and capable of reading a signal from each row. According to a size of a focus detection area, a camera control unit regularly sets on the image sensor a first area having as many rows in which signals for use in focus detection are read from the image sensor as a first predetermined number of rows, and a second area having as many rows in which signals for use in focus detection are not read as a second predetermined number of rows..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging apparatus, imaging system, control imaging apparatus, and storage medium

An imaging apparatus that communicate with an external apparatus through a network includes an imaging optical system; an imaging unit that captures an image of an object by the imaging optical system; an optical filter; an inserting and removing unit that inserts and removes the optical filter into and from an optical path of the imaging optical system; a receiving unit that receives an adjustment command from the external apparatus through the network, the command including individual adjustment values respectively for insertion and removal of the optical filter into and form the optical path; an automatically determining unit that, based on one of the adjustment values, automatically determines the other adjustment value in the adjustment command; and a control unit that controls the inserting and removing unit based on the one adjustment value received by the receiving unit and the other adjustment value determined by the automatically determining unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Video recording device and camera function control program

A video recording device includes: a first imaging unit (in camera) arranged on a same face as that of a display unit of a casing of the device; a second imaging unit (out camera) arranged on a face different from that of the display unit of the casing of the device; and an audio input unit that inputs a command voice giving an instruction for recording a video signal. A control unit sets a delay time until start of a recording process performed by the recording unit after input of the command voice to be different in accordance with the enabled imaging unit and sets a delay time of a case where the first imaging unit is enabled to be longer than a delay time of a case where the second imaging unit is enabled..
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

Image processing apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus including a display unit includes a processor and a memory storing instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the image processing apparatus to function as a detection unit that detects occurrence of a sheet jammed inside the image processing apparatus and a display control unit that displays a screen based on detection of the occurrence of the jammed sheet. The screen includes a first region for displaying work that a user carries out to remove jammed sheets from inside the image processing apparatus and a second region for displaying work that the user carries out after removing the jammed sheets from inside the image processing apparatus..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium

An object of the present invention is to output printed matter faithfully reflecting the intension of a user. The present invention is an image forming apparatus that forms an image based on a print job and includes: a printing determination unit configured to determine whether continuous printing of a first print job and a second print job is possible; a determination unit configured to determine, in a case where it is determined that the continuous printing is possible, whether the first print job includes an odd number of pages and both-side printing is set to the first print job and the second print job, respectively; and a control unit configured to perform, in a case where the first print job includes an odd number of pages and both-side printing is set to the first print job and the second print job, respectively, control so as to insert a blank page..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing system, device, and method

An information processing system includes a first display control unit and a second display control unit. The first display control unit displays, on a display unit, a button on which a setting value of a program is displayed.

Image forming system

An image forming system includes a multifunction peripheral in which a setting related to image forming is variable and a plurality of mobile terminal devices that are communicable with the multifunction peripheral. The multifunction peripheral includes an adjustment unit and an image forming setting control unit.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium

It is possible to continue printing processing without suspension even in the case where print data is not prepared in time in continuous printing that is performed by continuously feeding sheets. An image forming apparatus includes: a generation unit configured to generate image data based on a print job; a determination unit configured to determine whether image data corresponding to a sheet passing a predetermined location of a conveyance path through which sheets are conveyed is prepared in time; and a control unit configured to perform, in the case where the determination unit determines that image data is not prepared in time, control to leave the sheet as a blank sheet by skipping processing to form an image for the sheet, and the control unit changes a printing order determined in advance in the case where the determination unit determines that image data is not prepared in time..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method of transmitting data between a server and an electronic unit for control of a home automation installation

Method of transmitting data between a server and an electronic unit for control of a home automation installation. The invention relates to a method of transmitting data between a server (s) and an electronic control unit (u) of a home automation installation (i) comprising the following steps: —a first step of reception (e5) by the electronic control unit (u) of a message requesting opening of connection (mopen) originating from the server (s) according to a first communication protocol (p1); —a step of establishment (e6) of a connection (cnx) to the server (s) on the initiative of the electronic control unit (u) according to a second connection protocol (p2); —a second step of reception (e8) by the electronic control unit (u) of a downgoing message (mrp) originating from the server (s) according to the second communication protocol (p2).
Overkiz

Radio

Provided is a radio formed to be capable of performing wireless communication with one driving apparatus, and configured to be connected, through one communication port via wired communication, to a slave control apparatus configured to be communicably connected to a master control apparatus with a predetermined communication method, the radio including an identification information collection unit collecting, from the one driving apparatus, identification information for identifying the one driving apparatus, when the radio is initially connected to the one driving apparatus via wireless communication, and a transfer control unit mediating data transfer between the master control apparatus and the one driving apparatus, such that the one driving apparatus is directly connected to the one communication port in a virtual manner, based on the identification information of the one driving apparatus collected by the identification information collection unit.. .
Omron Corporation

Radio

Provided is a radio formed to be capable of performing wireless communication with a sensor that measures a predetermined environmental parameter in a predetermined closed space, the radio including an antenna portion disposed in the predetermined closed space and for performing wireless communication with the sensor, and a control unit that controls a mode by which the antenna portion transmits and receives wireless radio waves such that standing waves envisaged to be formed in the predetermined closed space based on radio waves transmitted from the sensor to the antenna portion, or standing waves envisaged to be formed in the predetermined closed space based on radio waves transmitted from the antenna portion to the sensor change with the lapse of time during the wireless communication.. .
Omron Corporation

Capacitive keyboard

A capacitive keyboard that can detect a key that has been depressed and the depressed amount thereof with high accuracy is provided. The capacitive keyboard includes a drive circuit 11 that alternatively switches the voltage of each of drive lines m from an l-level to an h-level, a sensing circuit 12 that is connected to each of sensing lines n and that selects one of the sensing lines n to detect the voltage generated in the selected sensing line, and a control circuit 15.
Topre Corporation

Dc switching device and control

A dc switching device has at least one switching unit which is arranged between two terminals. Further, the dc switching device has a control unit for controlling the at least one switching unit.
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh

Delay line with short recovery time

A delay circuit includes a plurality of cascaded delay elements responsive to control signals. Each delay element is configurable to receive an input signal on a forward path and return the input signal on two return paths.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Control apparatus of rotary electric machine and electric power steering apparatus using the same

An apparatus for controlling a rotary electric machine includes: first and second inverters corresponding to first and second winding groups; first and second voltage detectors; and first and second control units. Each of the first and second inverters includes plurality of switching elements.
Denso Corporation

Excitation current-limited power generator

An excitation current-limited power generator includes a digital interface configured to be coupled to an engine control unit (ecu), a regulator coupled configured to be coupled to an excitation current input of an alternator, the excitation current controlling current generated by the alternator, a frequency sensor configured to measuring rotation speed of the alternator, and memory storing a communicated limit received by the digital interface and a first permanent limit, the regulator configured to limit the excitation current to the lesser of the first permanent limit and the communicated limit.. .
Infineon Technologies Ag

Power control sub-module of mmc converter

The present invention relates to a power control apparatus for sub-modules in a modular multilevel converter (mmc), which controls the supply of power to sub-modules in an mmc connected to an hvdc system and to a statcom. The power control apparatus includes a half-bridge circuit unit for switching multiple switches, converting an input voltage across p and n buses of the mmc into a relatively low voltage, and outputting the low voltage; a transformer for transferring the low output voltage (primary side), output through switching of the switches in the half-bridge circuit unit via switching of the switches, to a secondary side of the transformer; a dc/dc converter for converting an output voltage on the secondary side of the transformer; a photocoupler for outputting a reference signal corresponding to a magnitude of the secondary side output voltage of the transformer; a pulse width modulation (pwm) control unit for controlling switching of the switches in the half-bridge circuit unit in response to the reference signal output from the photocoupler; and a starting circuit unit for supplying an initial starting voltage to the pwm control unit, wherein the pwm control unit is started in response to the starting voltage initially supplied from the starting circuit unit, and is configured to control switching of the switches in response to the reference voltage received from the photocoupler, and to receive the secondary side output voltage of the transformer as an operating voltage depending on the switching, thus being operated..
Hyosung Corporation

Electrical noise elimination structure

An electrical noise elimination structure contains: a casing in which a plurality of terminals, multiple wave filtration modules, a control unit, an ac-dc power processing circuit, a microprocessor, an adc sampling circuit, and a potential generation circuit are arranged. The plurality of terminals connect the multiple wave filtration modules to the control unit, and the control unit couples with the ac-dc power processing circuit, the ac-dc power processing circuit joins the microprocessor to the control unit, the potential generation circuit connects the adc sampling circuit to the microprocessor, thus avoiding distortion of signal transmission and eliminating the electrical noises among the plurality of terminals, the multiple wave filtration modules, the control unit, the ac-dc power processing circuit, the microprocessor, the adc sampling circuit, and the potential generation circuit..

Semiconductor switching circuit

A semiconductor switching circuit, for use in a hvdc power converter, comprising: a main semiconductor switching element, including first and second connection terminals between which current flows from the first connection terminal to the second connection terminal and an auxiliary semiconductor switching element electrically connected between the first and second connection terminals thereof, and a control unit, operatively connected to auxiliary semiconductor switching element and programmed to control the switching element to create an alternative current path between the first and second connection terminals by at least two of: a fully-on mode in which the switching element is operated at its maximum rated base current or gate voltage; a pulsed switched mode in which the switching element is turned on and off; and an active mode in which the switching element is operated with a continuously variable base current or gate voltage.. .
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Power source, wireless power transfer system, and positional information calculation power receiver

A power source includes a power source coil, a power transfer control unit, and a power receiver detection unit. The power source coil is configured to wirelessly transfer power to a power receiver using one of magnetic field resonance and electric field resonance, and the power transfer control unit is configured to control the power source coil.
Fujitsu Limited

System and controlling phantom power losses in a building

A system for controlling the area circuits that stem from a circuit breaker box in a building. A switch activation unit is provided and is wired to the outgoing wires of a circuit breaker box.

Transportable electrical energy storage and supply system

Disclosed is a modular electrical energy storage and supply system configured one or more transportable unit for relocating the system from one site location to another site location. The system includes energy storage modules, energy conversion unit, monitoring and control units, one or more energy storage module interconnection interfaces, and other peripheral electrical components arranged spatially separated, securely enclosed, and uniformly distributed within the one or more transportable unit for facilitating transportation and customization of the system.

Sensory and control platform for an automation system

A sensor and control platform includes a smart wall plate and a variety of optional sensor/control elements that removably couple to and interact and communicate with the smart wall plate to enhance the functionality and power of a premises automation system. The smart wall plate contains a plurality of sensors, a microprocessor control unit, and a wireless transceiver.
Seed Labs Sp. Z O. O.

Power control system, power management apparatus, and power control method

A power control system with a power management apparatus and a power monitoring control apparatus for each control segment. The power monitoring control apparatus is provided with: a contribution degree setting unit setting the degree of contribution of each control segment; a device control unit controlling the power consumption of each power using device connected; a priority control unit setting a priority for reducing the power of the power using device; and a device monitoring unit obtaining the priority of each power using device and transmitting the obtained priority to the power management apparatus.
Nec Corporation

Resin composition for encapsulating, manufacturing on-vehicle electronic control unit, and on-vehicle electronic control unit

Provided is a resin composition for encapsulating which is used for forming an encapsulating resin of an on-vehicle electronic control unit including a wiring substrate, a plurality of electronic components mounted on the wiring substrate, and the encapsulating resin encapsulating the electronic component, the resin composition including: a thermosetting resin; and imidazoles, in which when a torque value is measured over time under conditions of the number of rotations of 30 rpm and a measurement temperature of 175° c. By using labo plastomill, a time t1 at which the torque value is less than or equal to 2 times a minimum torque value is longer than or equal to 15 seconds and shorter than or equal to 100 seconds, and the minimum torque value is greater than or equal to 0.5 n·m and less than or equal to 2.5 n·m..
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

Substrate processing apparatus

A substrate processing apparatus capable of suppressing the effects of plasma on a structure formed on a substrate includes: a process chamber where a substrate is processed; a substrate support unit; a gas supply unit to supply a gas to the substrate via a buffer chamber; an electrode including a gas flow channel in communication with the buffer chamber; an insulating plate including a first hole adjacent to the gas flow channel; a dispersion unit including a second hole adjacent to the first hole and in communication with the gas flow channel; a power supply unit; and a control unit to: control the gas supply unit to supply the gas into a plasma generation region in the second hole downstream of the insulating plate; and control the power supply unit to supply electrical power to the electrode to generate a plasma of the gas in the plasma generation region.. .
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

Electronic device, display device, and display control method

To facilitate selection of a display manner in a display device capable of displaying an image(s) based on a plurality of image signals, the display device according to the present invention includes: a video inputter including a plurality of input terminals configured to acquire a plurality of image signals including image data to be displayed by a display unit; a detector configured to detect characteristics of the image signals; a group determinator configured to classify the image signals into at least one group based on the characteristics detected by the detector; and an output control unit configured to output information indicating a display mode of the display unit associated with at least one group.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a determination unit and an output control unit. The determination unit determines whether a particular part related to a type of an object is included in a blind spot of an object of interest.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

System and driving assistance along a path

Various aspects of a system and method for driving assistance along a path are disclosed herein. In accordance with an embodiment, a unique identifier is received from a communication device at an electronic control unit (ecu) of a first vehicle.
Sony Corporation

Communication device and method

According to an embodiment, a communication device is provided in a movable body and is wirelessly communicable with a transceiver unit and another movable body. The communication device includes a transmitter, a receiver, a synchronization unit, a registration unit, and a stop control unit.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Process tracking laser camera with non-eye-safe and eye-safe operating modes

A process tracking laser camera with non-eye-safe and eye-safe operating modes is disclosed. The camera has an image sensor with a field of view covering a target area of a workpiece.
Servo-robot Inc.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program

An information processing apparatus includes a control unit that creates a plurality of learning information items including an input image and a teacher image as an expected value by image-processing the input image in accordance with a scenario described with a program code, and supplies the created plurality of learning information items to a machine learning module that composes an image processing algorithm by machine learning.. .
Sony Corporation

Portable terminal, data communication system, data communication method and program

A portable terminal includes a wireless communication unit configured to perform data communication with a wireless tag in a non-contact manner, a position determination unit configured to determine a position of the portable terminal, a control unit configured to generate guide information for guiding the portable terminal to a communicable area where communication with the wireless tag is enabled on the basis of the position determined by the position determination unit if communication is disabled when communication with the wireless tag is performed, and a display unit configured to display the generated guide information.. .
Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium

An apparatus for executing an application on a virtual machine, directed to setting a font size of a font in detail, includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a font size specified by the application operating on the virtual machine and font setting data including a font size conversion rule, and a control unit configured to control a display apparatus to display a font with a font size based on the specified font size and the font setting data.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An apparatus in which an application is operated on a virtual machine includes a setting unit configured to set a font corresponding to a set language of the virtual machine, a font cache generation unit configured to read a font file corresponding to the set font, and generate a font cache including a pointer pointing to a cache of the font file, a control unit configured to display a font used for the application on a display device, by using the font cache, and a change unit configured to change the font cache, when the set language of the virtual machine is changed.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing apparatus and program

An information processing apparatus capable of displaying an image on a predetermined display unit, includes: a reception unit that receives a written input on an image according to an operation of a user in a state where the image is displayed on the display unit; a generation unit that generates a written object according to the written input received by the reception unit; a reference detection unit that detects a reference direction of the image displayed on the display unit; a correction unit that corrects the written object on the basis of the reference direction detected by the reference detection unit; and a display control unit that displays the written object generated by the generation unit.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Data processing circuit and data processing method

This invention discloses a data processing circuit and a data processing method. The data processing method controls data transmission between a usb control unit and a usb interface, and includes the steps of: detecting a voltage of a configuration channel pin of the usb interface to generate a detection signal; determining whether the usb control unit and the usb interface are connected according to the detection signal; and performing an audio signal processing procedure when the usb control unit and the usb interface are not connected..
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation

Electronic device that uses hardware corresponding to priority level of processor usage

An electronic device includes a cpu that executes the process execution program to function as a plurality of process execution units as threads and an execution control unit. The plurality of process execution units use the cpu to execute a process.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Docking device providing backup to mobile devices and providing the same

Present disclosure relates to a docking device for providing backup to mobile devices and a method for providing the same. The docking device of present disclosure is connected between a computer and a storage device.
I/o Interconnect, Ltd.

Accelerator control device, accelerator control method, and program storage medium

In order to increase the speed of a computation process using an accelerator, an accelerator control device 1 is provided with a generation unit 12 and a control unit 14. The generation unit 12 generates a directed acyclic graph (dag) representing the process flow based on a computer program to be executed.
Nec Corporation

Initialize port

An apparatus to initialize a port includes a first input-output port to connect to a first device and, a control unit to initialize all input-output ports of the apparatus when the apparatus is booted and to skip a power-on self-test (post) of the first input-output port in response to a request to skip initialization of the first input-output port while the first input-output port is enabled.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Distributed processing control system and distributed processing control method

The present invention provides a system capable of properly controlling the switching of the operation state of each of a plurality of arithmetic processing resources according to an increase or a decrease in an arithmetic processing load. A distributed processing control system 10 includes a load estimation unit 11 that estimates an estimation arithmetic processing load at a first point of time in a future from a reference point of time, and a state control unit 12 that starts the processing for switching the operation state of an arithmetic processing resource sj so as to satisfy a first condition, in which the estimated arithmetic processing load is included in a predetermined range of an estimation processing capacity of the arithmetic processing resource sj expected to be activated at the first point of time..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal, which can easily attach a content of another terminal to a message, and a control method therefor. To this end, the mobile terminal may comprise: a wireless communication unit for performing wireless communication with another terminal; a display unit including a first area for outputting first image data received from the another terminal and a second area for outputting second image data of the mobile terminal; and a control unit for controlling the mobile terminal such that, when at least one item is selected from at least one of a first content list of the another terminal and a second content list of the mobile terminal, a content corresponding to the selected item is attached to a message which is written through at least one of the first area and the second area..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Printing system and printing device

The printing system includes a handwritten character data extraction unit, a sample character data retrieval unit, a determination unit, a character practice worksheet creating unit, and a print control unit. The determination unit determines whether the matching ratio between a handwritten character extracted by the handwritten character data extraction unit and a sample character retrieved by the sample character data retrieval unit is equal to a first ratio or lower.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Information processing apparatus including access point function, control controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus including an access point function includes a display unit that displays wireless connection information corresponding to the access point function, a determination unit that determines whether a user who issued an instruction for activating the access point function matches a user who logged into the information processing apparatus, and a control unit that controls the display unit to display the wireless connection information in a case where the determination unit determines that the user who issued the instruction for activating the access point function matches the user who logged into the information processing apparatus and not to display the wireless connection information in a case where the user who issued the instruction for activating the access point does not match the user who logged into the information processing apparatus.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Point card management system

A point card management system includes a multifunction peripheral that processes an image and a server that is connectable to the multifunction peripheral via a network. The multifunction peripheral includes a read request receiving unit, an image read control unit, and a description information acquisition unit.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Method and controlling a post-print processing system

A method and apparatus for controlling a post-print processing system for producing printed products. The system comprises a plurality of replaceable individual devices which are arranged one after another in a row and/or parallel and are connected to a joint control unit for adapting the system to successively following different production orders.
Mueller Martini Holding Ag

Storage device, file writing method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

A storage device according to the present application includes a receiving unit and a control unit. The receiving unit receives a write request for writing a file with a specified directory name.
Yahoo Japan Corporation

Targeted secure data overwrite

Provided are a computer program product, system, and method in accordance with one embodiment of the present description, in which selected memory resources targeted for secure data cleaning. For example, memory resources which may be targeted for secure data cleaning may include a specific volume (or portion of a volume) of data storage which has been selected for secure erasure of any residual data which may remain on the targeted storage volume before the volume is released for use by others.
International Business Machines Corporation

Display device and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium recording display control program

A display device includes a display section having a touch panel function, and a control unit that includes a processor and performs, as a result of operation performed in accordance with an operation program by the processor, display control of the display section and control of receiving an instruction based on touch operation performed on the display section and detected by the touch panel function. The control unit performs, upon reception of an instruction for scrolling based on the touch operation, scroll display of a display screen, and calculates a display end position of a display target image provided by the scroll display based on the instruction for scrolling, and before ending of the scroll display, displays, at a predefined position in a display region of the display section, at least one portion of a final image to be displayed at the display end position..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

User interface device and display object operating method

A user interface device includes: a display unit which displays a two-dimensional or a three-dimensional display object in a display space; a sensor unit which measures 3d coordinates of fingers of a user in the display space; a motion detecting unit which detects motion of the fingers of the user relative to the display object based on the 3d coordinates of the fingers of the user measured by the sensor unit; and a display control unit which changes display content displayed by the display unit, according to a detection result obtained by the motion detecting unit.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of Ame

User interface and earth-moving machine

A user interface and an earth-moving machine are described. The user interface includes displaying means and a control unit (cu).
Novatron Oy

Display device and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium with display control program recorded thereon

A display device includes a display section and a control unit. The display section is capable of displaying an image.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Display device

A display device includes a display panel, a touch panel control unit, a plurality of scanning electrodes formed on the display panel, a plurality of detection electrodes formed on the display panel so as to intersect with the plurality of scanning electrodes, a drive signal supply unit for inputting a drive signal to each of the scanning electrodes, and a detection unit for detecting a detection signal from each of the detection electrodes. The touch panel control unit supplies the driving signal to each of the scanning electrodes from the drive signal supply unit to enable detection of a touch position of a detection object based on the detection signal detected, and supplies the driving signal to all of the scanning electrodes collectively from the drive signal supply unit to enable detection of approach of the detection object to the touch panel based on the detection signal detected..
Japan Display Inc.

Eye gaze calibration method and electronic device therefor

Various embodiments of the present invention may comprise: a camera unit for photographing an image in response to an action for which an event is displayed at a position on a screen of an electronic device; and a control unit for controlling to perform calibration of eye gaze on the basis of information associated with a user's eye gaze determined from the photographed image and information regarding the position on the screen at which the event is displayed. In addition, other embodiments are possible for the various embodiments of the present invention..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Display device and control method

A display device and a control method are disclosed. The display device comprises: a flexible display unit capable of displaying an image in two directions; a camera unit, which is disposed in a first direction and receives as an input the image in the first direction; and a control unit, wherein the control unit can temporarily capture the image input in the first direction and display the temporarily captured image in the first direction on the flexible display unit in a second direction or a bent region of the flexible display unit when the region of the flexible display unit, which includes the camera unit, is bent in the second direction at an angle equal to or greater than a preset angle, so that the camera unit can receive as an input the image in the second direction, which is opposite the first direction..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Reactive power compensation system and method thereof

The present disclosure relates to a reactive power compensation system including a reactive power compensation unit for measuring compensate reactive power, an impedance measurement unit for measuring an impedance value of each of a plurality of loads, and a learning control unit for controlling the reactive power compensation unit based on the measured impedance value.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Autonomous mobile robot and control method thereof

An autonomous mobile robot, adapted to move on a surface according to a moving datum plane, is provided. The autonomous mobile robot comprising; a first distance sensor configured to detect a first detecting distance between the first distance sensor and the surface along a first axial direction; a second distance sensor configured to detect a second detecting distance between the second distance sensor to the surface along a second axial direction; and a control unit configured to control the autonomous mobile robot to move in a speed limited mode when the first detecting distance is within a first distance range, and configured to control the autonomous mobile robot to stop moving when the second detecting distance is larger than a second pre-determined distance.
Asustek Computer Inc.

System and executing a project plan at worksite

The disclosure relates to method for executing project plan at worksite including project location. The method includes receiving, the project plan and analyzing, by the control unit, the project plan to determine excavation locations and dumping locations.
Caterpillar Inc.

Methods and system for enhancing flow of a gas lifted well

A system for enhancing a flow of a fluid induced by a gas lift system includes one or more sensors and a gas lift control unit configured to control the flow of the fluid induced by the gas lift system. The gas lift control unit is configured to: (a) receiving signals representing measured data from the one or more sensors, (b) calculating a desired gas injection rate and its associated flow of fluid based, at least in part, on the measured data, (c) regulating at least one operating characteristic of a compressor associated with the gas lift system based, at least in part, on the desired gas injection rate, (d) receiving measured data representing production data, and (e) determining a subsequent adjustment based on a comparison of the desired flow of fluid and the production data..
General Electric Company

Device for coordinated controlling of an operating state of a production plant and production system and method

A device for controlling an operating state of at least one component of a production plant, including an energy control unit for providing a state change signal for changing the operating state of the at least one component from a first operating state to a second operating state, wherein the device includes a monitoring unit which is designed to receive the state change signal of the energy control unit, and to provide the state change signal of the energy control unit for changing the first operating state to the second operating state, and to modify the state change signal of the energy control unit for providing the second operating state, and to block the state change signal of the energy control unit for preventing a change of state into the second operating state.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Image formation apparatus

An image formation apparatus that includes: first to third image formation units provided in this order in a traveling direction of a transfer target medium; a detector configured to detect first to third correction pattern formed on the transfer target medium by the first to third image formation units, respectively; and a control unit programed to control image misregistration correction based on a result of detection by the detector. The control unit causes the first and third image formation units to form the first and third correction patterns on the transfer target medium, respectively.
Oki Data Corporation

Image forming apparatus

An exposing unit forms a latent-image electric potential on each photosensitive drum. A detecting toner image of each color is transferred to an intermediate transfer belt using a first potential difference between a latent-image electric potential and the potential of an intermediate transfer belt at each primary transfer portion.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

A generation unit configured to receive image data and to generate print data from received image data; a printing control unit configured to form an image on a sheet based on print data generated by the generation unit; a determination unit configured to determine whether or not a delay in generation of the print data has occurred based on a data amount of the received image data and a data amount of print data generated by the generation unit; and an issuance unit configured to issue a command to insert an auxiliary pattern in a case where the determination unit determines that the delay has occurred are included.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Flash unit and emitted light amount control method

A flash unit capable of being attached to a flash control unit, comprising: a memory that stores information relating to a light emission time for actual flash corresponding to a difference between an emitted light amount command value for actual flash and an emitted light amount command value for pre-flash, and a controller, including an light emission time calculation section that obtains light emission time corresponding to emitted light amount command value for actual flash based on emitted light amount command value for pre-flash, emitted light amount command value for actual flash, and information stored in the memory, wherein the controller inputs the emitted light amount command value for pre-flash and the emitted light amount command value for actual flash acquired to the light emission time calculation section, and controls actual flash of the flash light emitting source based on the light emission time.. .
Olympus Corporation

Control device

If the frames of a pair of eyeglasses have a built-in sensor, replacement of the sensor may result in increased effort, cost, and the like. Accordingly, the object is to provide a control device enabling a user to replace the sensor easily.
Sony Corporation

Lens control apparatus and control method thereof

In an imaging apparatus, a control unit controls driving of a lens based on a correction amount calculated from a temperature change acquired by a temperature detection unit and a correction coefficient of the lens.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Test device

A test device for testing an electronic device has a base, a first mounting plane, a first support element, a plurality of second support elements, a plurality of test elements, and a control unit. The first mounting plane is mounted on the base.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Sample injection with fluidic connection between fluid drive unit and sample accommodation volume

An injector, for injecting a fluidic sample into a flow path between a fluid drive and a sample separation unit, includes a sample accommodation volume, a sample drive, and a fluidic valve switchable to selectively couple the volume with the flow path or decouple the volume from the flow path. In an injection switching state, the fluid drive, the separation unit and the sample drive are coupled by the valve so that fluid driven by the sample drive and flowing from the volume to the separation unit and further fluid driven by the fluid drive and flowing from the fluid drive to the separation unit are combined at a fluidic connection upstream of the separation unit.
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Talbot imaging apparatus

A talbot imaging apparatus includes a radiation source, a plurality of gratings, a capturing control unit, a radiation detector, a setting unit and an irradiation control unit. The radiation source irradiates radiation.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Control device, detection device, and control method

There is provided a control device including: a determination unit configured to determine a mounted state of a detection device on the basis of a plurality of detection values, the detection unit including a light source and a plurality of light receiving elements and detecting a pulse wave, the plurality of detection values corresponding to signals output in response to light beams received from the plurality of light receiving elements, respectively, distances between the light source and the respective plurality of light receiving elements being different from each other; and an operation control unit configured to control an operation related to detection of the pulse wave performed by the detection device on the basis of a determination result of the mounted state.. .
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Cleaning system and method

A cleaning system according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a spray cleaning head configured to expel a flow of fluid. The spray cleaning head is moveable along a cleaning path.
Nlb Corp.

Automatic transmissions and methods therefor

Systems and methods for controlling transmissions and associated vehicles, machines, equipment, etc., are disclosed. In one case, a transmission control system includes a control unit configured to use a sensed vehicle speed and a commanded, target constant input speed to maintain an input speed substantially constant.
Fallbrook Intellectual Property Company Llc

High-pressure fuel supply device for internal combustion engine

Provided is a high-pressure fuel supply device for an internal combustion engine, said device being capable of suppressing noise from collisions of a plunger rod and an air intake valve. A high-pressure fuel pump 108 comprises an intake valve, a plunger rod that is formed as a separate element from the intake valve, an elastic member that biases the plunger rod in the valve-opening direction of the intake valve, and a solenoid that draws the plunger rod in the valve-closing direction of the intake valve when supplied with electricity.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Fuel injection control device and fuel injection system

A fuel injection control device is adapted for a fuel injection system including an injector and a high-pressure pump that raises pressure of fuel and supplies the fuel to the injector. The fuel injection control device includes a selecting unit for selecting by which one of full lift injection and partial injection to inject fuel, and a pump control unit for controlling operation of the high-pressure pump such that a pressure of fuel supplied to the injector coincides with a target pressure.
Denso Corporation

Controller for internal combustion engine

A controller for an internal combustion engine includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to increase an air amount that is suctioned into a cylinder while maintaining the lean air-fuel ratio as a first torque increasing operation in a case where target torque is increased during the operation at the lean air-fuel ratio such that torque is increased.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Large two-stroke compression-ignited internal combustion engine with fuel injection system for low flashpoint fuel and a fuel valve therefore

A large two-stroke turbocharged compression-ignited internal combustion crosshead engine with a plurality of cylinders has at least one pressure booster for each cylinder for boosting fuel pressure, two or more electronically controlled fuel valves for each cylinder with an inlet of the two or more electronically controlled fuel valves being connected to an outlet of the at least one pressure booster. An electronic control unit is connected to the at least one pressure booster and the two or more electronically controlled fuel valves.
Man Diesel & Turbo, Filial Af Man Diesel & Turbo Se, Tysklan

Nox sensor purification program, internal combustion engine, and nox sensor purification method

A non-transitory computer-readable medium having a nox sensor purification instructions for a nox sensor causes: an on-vehicle electronic computer mounted in the vehicle, when it comes to a predetermined purification time, to execute a start procedure to send a start command to perform a purification control to the control unit; and control unit, in response to the start command, to execute a purification procedure to perform the purification control which causes the current flowing in the reference pump cell from the reference pump current to be a purification pump current, which is set to a current value larger than the reference pump current.. .
Isuzu Motors Limited

Work machine control system, work machine, and work machine control method

A work machine control system that controls a work machine including a working device having a working tool that rotates about a shaft line includes: a target construction shape generation unit that generates a target construction shape indicating a target shape of a construction target of the work machine; a target shape calculation unit that calculates a control target shape which is a target shape when controlling rotation of the working tool from the target construction shape and calculates an extended target shape obtained by extending the control target shape; and a working device control unit that controls the rotation of the working tool about the shaft line based on a distance between the working tool and the control target shape and the extended target shape.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Construction machine control system, construction machine, and construction machine control method

A construction machine control system includes: a target construction ground shape generation unit generating a target construction ground shape indicating a target shape of an excavation target; a tilting data calculation unit calculating tilting data of a bucket tilted about a tilting axis; a regulation point position data calculation unit calculating position data of a regulation point set in the bucket based on external shape data of the bucket including at least width data of the bucket; a tilting target ground shape calculation unit calculating a tilting target ground shape extending in a lateral direction of the bucket in the target construction ground shape based on the position data of the regulation point, the target construction ground shape, and the tilting data; and a working device control unit controlling a tilting of the bucket based on a distance between the regulation point and the tilting target ground shape.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Soil compactor and operating a soil compactor

A control unit for controlling at least one vibration excitation arrangement, based on the vibration variables provided with respect to the vibrating compacting rollers in such a way that the vibrating movements of the vibrating compacting rollers have a predefined phase offset to one another.. .

An on-line control and reaction process for ph adjustment

An on-line control and reaction process for ph adjustment and a control device for automatically adjusting ph value are provided. The process includes mixing a first enhancer and a second enhancer, optionally after diluting the first enhancer and/or the second enhancer with water, to form a mixture, setting a base ph value (δ1) and a target ph value (δ2), and adding ph adjuster into the mixture via a ph control unit and mixing to obtain a product with the target ph value.
Ecolab Usa Inc.

Real-time dewatering optimization

The present invention relates to a system (17) for real-time monitoring and/or controlling wastewater or sludge dewatering and/or thickening processes, said system (17) comprising a wastewater piping (13) comprising a wastewater inlet (1) and a concentrated wastewater outlet (18); at least one dewatering or thickening device (14), attached to said wastewater piping (13) between the inlet (1) and the outlet (18); at least one total solids measurement device (2, 8, 11), attached to said wastewater piping (13); at least one total suspended solids measurement device (3, 7, 10), attached to said wastewater piping (13) or a fluid outlet (9) of the dewatering or thickening device (14); an inorganic coagulant container (4) connected to said wastewater piping (13); a feeding valve (5) to control a flow of inorganic coagulant from said inorganic coagulant container (4) to said wastewater piping (13); and a control unit (15); wherein the flow of inorganic coagulant is adapted to be controlled to uphold at least a predetermined set point value (tds1) in relation to the value measured by said total solids (ts) measurement device, and the value measured by said total suspended solids (tss) measurement device. The present invention further relates to a method for controlling said system and the use of the system for monitoring and/or controlling a wastewater dewatering and/or thickening process..
Kemira Oyj

Method for operating an elevator safety system with temporary participants

A method for operating a safety system including a control unit, a bus, a plurality of bus nodes connected to the control unit via the bus, and a plurality of participants connected to the control unit via the bus nodes, wherein at least one participant is designed as a temporary participant. The method includes the step of enabling the safety system for operation by the control unit when either a first temporary participant or a second temporary participant is connected to the bus.
Inventio Ag

Paper feed device, image forming apparatus and controlling paper feed device

A paper feed device includes: a sensor unit that includes a coil substrate and a conductive plate which is opposite the coil substrate, that outputs an output value corresponding to a position of the conductive plate; a first cursor link mechanism which moves the first conductive plate according to the position of the first cursor in the longitudinal direction of the first coil substrate; a storage unit which stores first sheet size data; and a control unit which recognizes the magnitude of the first output value of the sensor unit and which recognizes, based on the recognized magnitude of the first output value and the first sheet size data, the size of the set sheets.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Unmanned aerial vehicle, relief system, and relief method

Provided are an unmanned aerial vehicle executing relief work in an emergency such as a disaster, a relief system, and a relief method for performing relief work by using an unmanned aerial vehicle. An unmanned aerial vehicle capable of performing autonomous flight includes a receiving unit receiving an input of relief work from a user a2 and a control unit controlling the execution of the relief work based on content of the input received by the receiving unit..
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Scooter, control device and controlling method

A control device for a scooter and a scooter for transporting individuals are provided. The scooter is operable using physical strength in a first mode of operation while being operable using physical strength and/or electric power in a second mode of operation.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Anti-theft device for a bicycle

An anti-theft device for a bicycle includes a fork unit that has a first fork bar and a second fork bar. The first fork bar has a passage and the second fork bar has a receiving opening.
Nextbike Gmbh

Adaptive drive control low-traction detection and mode selection

A controller may indicate a low-traction mode of a vehicle when a longitudinal tracking accumulation exceeds a first threshold value and a lateral response accumulation exceeds a second threshold value. The longitudinal tracking accumulation may measure a tally of activation of a traction control system over time.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Drive torque control device, drive source unit and vehicle

A drive torque control device of a vehicle that includes a drive source for generating a drive source torque, a brake mechanism for generating a braking toque, and a drive wheel for driving the vehicle. The drive torque control device includes a target drive wheel torque calculator configured to calculate a target drive wheel torque, a drive source torque control unit configured to estimate a drive source torque limit value, calculate a target drive source torque based on the target drive wheel torque and the drive source torque limit value, and control the generation of the drive source torque by the drive source based on the target drive source torque, and a braking torque control unit configured to calculate a target braking torque based on the target drive wheel torque and the target drive source torque, and control the generation of the braking torque by the brake mechanism based on the target braking torque..
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Validation of brake torque signal for use as a brake event

In a method, a brake torque signal provided by an electronic control unit of an anti-lock braking system is validated. The brake torque signal is enabled for use as a brake event input signal upon being successfully validated for diagnostic and control routines of the vehicle that use the brake torque signal as a brake event input signal.

Sensor device, system, and protecting an occupant, in particular a driver, of a vehicle from a glare, and motor vehicle

A sensor device is provided for a system for protecting an occupant, in particular a driver, of a vehicle from glare from light sources outside the vehicle. The device includes a projection surface, a shadow-casting object, which is arranged and/or designed such that upon an illumination of an object by a light source located outside the vehicle, at least one shadow of the object is cast onto the projection surface, an image capturing unit that is designed to capture an image of the shadow of the object cast onto the projection surface, and a control unit that is designed to detect at least one property of the at least one light source based on the captured image of the shadow of the object cast onto the projection surface..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Control system for a multifunctional electronic module in a motor vehicle

A system includes a module mounted to an exterior of a motor vehicle, the module having a camera mounted within the module, an indicator mounted within the module for optically communicating information external to the motor vehicle, and a module control. The module control unit includes a first microcontroller connected to the indicator for commanding the indicator to communicate information, a first data transmission device connected to the first microcontroller, and a power supply connected to the camera and the indicator for supplying power to the camera and the indicator.
Dura Operating, Llc

Signalling system

A retrofit trailer board system for vehicles is disclosed, including a trailer board carrying a plurality of signalling lights on a surface thereof, and a relaying control unit which is connected between the trailer board and a plurality of optical sensors. Each optical sensor is arranged for removable connection to the exterior surface of respective vehicle lights, each sensor being configured to issue a signal responsive to operation of a vehicle light..

Display control device for meter

When an automatic transmission shift start condition is satisfied, an electronic control unit calculates a meter target rotational speed of an engine by adding a correction amount corresponding to the state of a torque converter to a turbine rotational speed corresponding to a post-shift gear stage, and makes a meter display rotational speed follow after the meter target rotational speed, fixes the correction amount to a value obtained at the time of shift start determination, when immobilization conditions including that the shift start condition for a downshift is satisfied and that the engine is driven are satisfied. When actual rotational speed display conditions are satisfied, it can be predicted that differences between an engine rotational speed and a turbine rotational speed before and after shifting are large, and so the electronic control unit sets a current engine rotational speed as the meter target rotational speed or ends the control..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Illumination device and vehicle

Provided is an illumination device which has a coherent light source that emits a first coherent light beam and a second coherent light beam, an optical device that diffuses the first coherent light beam to illuminate a first illumination zone and diffuses a wave of the second coherent light beam to illuminate a second illumination zone, and a timing control unit that individually controls incidence timing of the first coherent light beam and the second coherent light beam on the optical device or illumination timing of the first illumination zone and the second illumination zone, wherein the optical device includes a first diffusion region on which the first coherent light beam is incident, and a second diffusion region on which the second coherent light beam is incident, the first diffusion region is capable of illuminating the first illumination zone by diffusion of the incident first coherent light beam.. .
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Actuator assembly for a motor vehicle with a backup energy source having integrated boost/buck converter and charging system

An electronic control circuit with a backup energy source subassembly for an e-latch assembly and a method of operating the backup energy source subassembly are disclosed. The electronic control circuit includes a control unit including a computing module and a memory for electrically coupling to a plurality of sensors and to a main power source.
Magna Closures Inc.

Method for operating a motor vehicle comprising an all-wheel drive that can be enabled and disabled by determining an angular acceleration of components, which are uncoupled when the all-wheel drive is disabled

A method for operating a motor vehicle including an all-wheel drive that can be enabled and disabled, and a drive train including two clutches actuated by a control unit for enabling and disabling the all-wheel drive, and components rotating between the two clutches, which components are driven when the all-wheel drive is enabled and are uncoupled from the remaining drive train when the all-wheel drive is disabled. In order to allow early detection of defects and, in particular, bearing defects of the rotating components, and to determine the applied drag torque even without knowing the oil temperature, in one embodiment, when the all-wheel drive is disabled, the rotational speed (n) of at least one of the uncoupled components is measured in a time interval, and an angular acceleration of the uncoupled components is determined therefrom..
Audi Ag

Recording apparatus and recording method

Provided is a recording apparatus for recording on a recording medium by using a tray having at least two slot where a recording medium can be arranged, including: a reception unit configured to receive input of information for specifying a detection position of the recording medium in a slot of the tray; a specification unit configured to specify the detection position on the basis of the information for specifying; and a control unit configured to control the recording apparatus so that, in a case where the recording medium is arranged in a first slot corresponding to the specified detection position and no recording medium is arranged in a second slot corresponding to the specified detection position, recording processing is performed on the recording medium arranged in the first slot, and recording processing is not performed on the recording medium arranged in the second slot.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Liquid discharge device and liquid discharge head

A liquid discharge device to perform recording by use of a liquid discharge head including discharge ports to discharge a liquid, pressure generation elements to generate energy to be used to discharge the liquid, and pressure chambers communicating with the discharge ports. The liquid discharge device includes: a control unit to control a temperature of the liquid discharge head by applying heat with heating elements arranged in divided areas of a region of the liquid discharge head where the discharge ports are arranged.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Liquid discharging apparatus

A liquid discharging apparatus enhances a detection accuracy of a contact state when a recording medium and a liquid discharging unit come into contact, and suppresses contact between the recording medium and the liquid discharging unit, which may cause damage. The liquid discharging apparatus includes a transport unit, a liquid discharging unit, a skirt provided to the liquid discharging unit in a position that faces the recording medium transported to the recording region, a piezoelectric film sensor adhered to an adhering surface of the skirt and configured to generate an output in accordance with a degree of deformation of the adhering surface, and a control unit configured to control the liquid discharging unit and/or the transport unit on the basis of the output of the piezoelectric film sensor.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Rotary screen printer

A rotary screen printing press is provided with a screen-cylinder throw-on/off motor encoder (231) that detects the position of a screen cylinder (201), a squeegee throw-on/off motor encoder (232) that detects the position of a squeegee (221), and a control unit (300) that controls screen cylinder throw-on/off motors (209) and squeegee throw-on/off motors (224) based on the position of the screen cylinder (201) detected by the screen-cylinder throw-on/off motor encoder (231) and the position of the squeegee (221) detected by the squeegee throw-on/off motor encoder (232) so that the squeegee (221) may not contact a screen plate (201a) except when the screen plate (201a) is in contact with an impression cylinder (100).. .
Komori Corporation

Controller of transfer device

A controller includes a control unit which stops a transfer mechanism in a case where the value of a deterioration indication parameter has exceeded a preset threshold, and determines whether or not an event in which the value of the deterioration indication parameter has exceeded the preset threshold is attributed to deterioration of the transfer mechanism which has progressed over time based on a change pattern of time series data of the value of the deterioration indication parameter, and causes the transfer mechanism to operate at a reduced operation speed, in a case where the control unit determines that the event in which the value of the deterioration indication parameter has exceeded the preset threshold is attributed to the deterioration of the transfer mechanism which has progressed over time.. .
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Robot, robot system, control device, and control method

A robot includes: a hand; and a control unit that operates the hand, in which the control unit generates three-dimensional point group information for a partial image forming a captured image obtained by an imaging unit, and causes the hand to hold an object included in the partial image.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Production system

Production system including a rail extending horizontally, and an articulated robot that is self-travelable along the rail parallel to an extending direction of the rail. The robot includes a carriage having at least one operating shaft configured to be driven by a servomotor and to self-travel along the rail, a slider projecting toward the rail from the carriage and configured to releasably engage with the rail, a robotic arm supported by the carriage and having at least one operating shaft driven by a servomotor and constitutes a joint, an end effector provided to a tip-end of the robotic arm, and a control unit inside the carriage configured to control the operating shafts of the robotic arm and the carriage so a control point defined in the robotic arm or the end effector reaches a target position by a collaboration of the operating shafts of the robotic arm and the carriage..
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric tool

In order to provide an electric tool with good operability that can extend the life of and suppress breakage of a switching element for controlling energization of a brushless motor, a control unit (50), after an operation switch (5) is turned off, does not immediately turn off an inverter circuit (43) (does not set the duty of a pwm signal to 0), and instead normally operates the inverter circuit (43) with a low-duty pwm signal and waits until a rotation speed of a brushless motor (6) reaches a predetermined rotation speed or less to turn off the inverter circuit (43) (to set the duty of the pwm signal to 0).. .
Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

Grinding robot system

The occurrence of grinding unevenness is prevented even when the movement speed of a robot is changed. Provided is a grinding robot system including: a motor-driven grinder that performs grinding; a robot that grinds a grinding target by means of the grinder in a state in which one of the grinder or the grinding target is attached to a distal end thereof and is moved, and the other is set at a fixed position; and a control unit that controls the robot and the grinder, wherein the control unit calculates a rotational-speed command value for the grinder that changes according to the movement speed of the distal end of the robot and controls the rotational speed of the grinder on the basis of the calculated rotational-speed command value..
Fanuc Corporation

Constant temperature water supply system

A constant temperature water supply system that adjusts water from a water supply source to a constant temperature by a constant temperature water supply apparatus and supplies the water to a processing apparatus. The constant temperature water supply apparatus is provided with water temperature adjusting units that adjust processing water and cooling water to predetermined temperatures and temperature adjustment control units that reset predetermined temperatures of the water temperature adjusting units.
Disco Corporation

Laser peening apparatus and laser peening method

In one embodiment, a laser peening apparatus includes an output unit (41) configured to output laser light (6); a light-guide unit (31) configured to guide the outputted laser light (6); a condenser lens (42) configured to condense the guided laser light (6); an irradiation nozzle (32) configured to radiate the condensed laser light (6); a focus-change unit (50) configured to change a focal position of the laser light (6) based on distance from an irradiation target (4, 5) of the laser light (6) to the irradiation nozzle (32); and a control unit (66) configured to apply laser peening by radiating the laser light (6) toward the irradiation target (4, 5) which is in contact with water.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Plate width control device for material to be rolled

A plate width control device capable of improving the precision of the width of a material to be rolled is provided. In a rolling system, a plate width control device includes an arithmetic unit calculating an estimated value of a deviation amount of the width of the material to be rolled in the vertical rolling mill, and calculating an estimated value of an expansion amount of the width of the material to be rolled when a head end of the material to be rolled is caught in the horizontal rolling mill, and a control unit controlling a gap amount of the vertical rolling mill such that the deviation amount of the width of the material to be rolled is eliminated, and compensating for the gap amount of the vertical rolling mill when the head end of the material to be rolled is caught in the horizontal rolling mill..
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation

Game system and image display method

A game system comprises a game progress control unit which allows a plurality of games to progress, a win and loss history managing unit which manages a win and loss history of each of the plurality of games, and an image generating unit which generates a game image comprising a win and loss history image representing the win and loss history. The win and loss history managing unit determines whether the win and loss history meets a predetermined highlight condition, and allows highlighting to be performed on the win and loss history image corresponding to the win and loss history determined to meet the highlight condition.
Sega Sammy Creation Inc.

Liquid medicine administration device

A portable liquid medicine administration device for continuous or intermittent administration of a liquid medicine into a living body includes: a liquid medicine administration device main body filled with the liquid medicine; and a cradle to which the liquid medicine administration device main body is attachable and detachable. The liquid medicine administration device main body includes: an alarm unit configured to output an alarm on a basis of a notification event occurring while the liquid medicine administration device main body is attached to the cradle; and an alarm control unit configured to stop the alarm on a basis of a change occurring in a relative position between the cradle and the liquid medicine administration device main body..
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Infusion pump

An infusion pump is disclosed comprising control unit, container, actuation unit and detection unit. The container can store medicinal liquid for treating hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
Shanghai Microport Lifesciences Co., Ltd.

Portable elevating seat

A portable elevating seat for assisting a person into and out of a seating includes a central telescoping unit with a seating member mounted thereon. Preferably, the seat further includes a pneumatic pump and at least one pressure relief valve in fluid communication with the central telescoping unit for providing a flow of air into and out of the central telescoping unit.

Eye massaging device

An eye massaging device comprises a main body, a water bag, a control unit, a cover, and a fixing ring. The temperature of the circulating water tank may be sensed by a thermal sensor and then feedback the temperature signal to a microprocessor.

Medical manipulator system

A manipulator system including a manipulator having a flexible manipulator provided with an elongated flexible insertion portion, a movable portion provided at a distal end of insertion portion, a driving portion provided at a proximal end of insertion portion and drives movable portion; an operation input portion operated by operator and with which an operation instruction for flexible manipulator is input; a control unit that controls driving portion based on operation instruction input via operation input portion; an information input portion with which treatment-site specifying information for specifying a treatment target by using flexible manipulator is input; and an information storage portion that sets a control parameter for controlling driving portion based on treatment-site specifying information, control unit controls driving portion based on the treatment-site specifying information input via information input portion using control parameter set by information storage portion.. .
Olympus Corporation

Endoscopic examination support device, endoscopic examination support method, and endoscopic examination support program

A bronchial image generation unit generates a bronchial image and a position information acquisition unit acquires position information of an endoscope in a bronchus. A passage position information acquisition unit acquires passage position information representing a passage position of the endoscope and a passage propriety information acquisition unit acquires passage propriety information representing portions through which the endoscope can be passed and a portion through which the endoscope cannot be passed.
Fujifilm Corporation

Device and measuring a physiological characteristic of a subject

According to an aspect, there is provided a device for measuring a physiological characteristic of a first subject, the device comprising a first electrode for contacting a part of the body of the first subject; a second electrode for contacting a part of the body of a second subject; and a control unit for obtaining an electrocardiogram, ecg, signal using the electrodes and for processing the ecg signal to determine a measurement of a physiological characteristic of the first subject; wherein the signal comprises a first ecg signal component relating to the first subject and a second ecg signal component relating to the second subject, and the control unit is configured to process the ecg signal obtained from the electrodes to extract the first ecg signal component relating to the first subject and to process the first ecg signal component to determine a measurement of the physiological characteristic of the first subject.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Imaging apparatus and control the same

Provided is an imaging apparatus capable of imaging a confocal image and a nonconfocal image, in which an image intended by an examiner is provided easily and rapidly. The imaging apparatus includes: an acquiring unit configured to acquire a confocal image and a nonconfocal image of an eye to be inspected; a display unit configured to display at least one of the acquired confocal image and the acquired nonconfocal image; an analysis unit configured to analyze the acquired confocal image and the acquired nonconfocal image; and a display control unit configured to change a display form displayed on the display unit in accordance with an analysis result obtained by the analysis unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha





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