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 Led illumination  controlling the same patent thumbnailLed illumination controlling the same
An led illumination system includes a plurality of led lamps. Each of the led lamps includes: an led array including one or more led elements that interoperate with input power and emit light; a power management unit that controls supplied power so that power is input to the led array; a control unit that controls the power management unit to control an operation of the led array in response to a signal input set by a user through a user terminal; and a wireless communication module that transmits a received wireless communication signal to the control unit and transmits information received from the control unit in the form of a wireless communication signal..
Samjin Lnd Co., Ltd.


 Light-emitting diode (led) driving device and led lighting device containing the same patent thumbnailLight-emitting diode (led) driving device and led lighting device containing the same
The present disclosure provides a light-emitting diode (led) driving device, including a control unit and a power unit integrated on a packaging substrate to form an integrated circuit (ic). The control unit is electrically connected to the power unit for controlling the power unit to convert an ac current to a dc current for an led load to emit light.
Sengled Co., Ltd.


 Image information projection device and projection device control method patent thumbnailImage information projection device and projection device control method
The present invention relates to a device for projecting image information and a control method for the device, the device comprising: a main body; a projection unit for projecting image information onto at least two screens having different separation distances from the main body; a detection unit for detecting separation distances between each of the at least two screens and the main body; and a control unit for controlling the projection unit such that different pieces of image information are projected onto the screens on the basis of the separation distances between the main body and the screens, wherein the control unit projects image information corresponding to content selected by a user onto a first screen among the screens and projects image information related to the content onto a second screen.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Communication apparatus and control method thereof, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium patent thumbnailCommunication apparatus and control method thereof, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium
A communication apparatus that accepts remote control from an external apparatus via wireless communication, the communication apparatus comprising a communication unit configured to communicate with the external apparatus, and a control unit configured to execute, in response to an operation request that the communication unit has received from the external apparatus, the request being performed through the remote control, a task corresponding to the operation, wherein the control unit sets a time interval relating to a timing at which communication with the external apparatus is performed, and controls the communication unit to perform communication with the external apparatus in compliance with the set time interval.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Discharge lamp driving device, projector, and discharge lamp driving method patent thumbnailDischarge lamp driving device, projector, and discharge lamp driving method
A discharge lamp driving device includes a discharge lamp driving unit configured to supply a driving current to a discharge lamp, and a control unit configured to control the discharge lamp driving unit. The discharge lamp driving device is configured to provide a first hybrid period and a second hybrid period each alternately including a first ac period in which an ac current is supplied and a first dc period in which a dc current with a first polarity is supplied.
Seiko Epson Corporation


 Imaging device, imaging method, and imaging program patent thumbnailImaging device, imaging method, and imaging program
A discrete-type imaging device includes a camera head and a camera control unit, and video shot by the camera head is transmitted to the camera control unit via a plurality of transmission lines. A temperature sensor measures a temperature of the camera head.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


 Image processing device, imaging device, and imaging method patent thumbnailImage processing device, imaging device, and imaging method
An image signal corresponding to infrared light is separated from an image signal corresponding to visible light, the visible light including an infrared light signal, even when imaging is performed while performing the infrared light irradiation. An exposure control unit alternately repeats a first frame in which an exposure time is set to a predetermined first exposure time and a second frame in which the exposure time is set to a second exposure time longer than the first exposure time.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation


 Image stabilization apparatus,  controlling the same, and storage medium patent thumbnailImage stabilization apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium
An image stabilization apparatus includes: a driving control unit that drives an image stabilization unit to optically correct image blur of an object image caused by a shake of an apparatus, the image stabilization unit moving the object image on a screen of an image sensor; and a focus control unit that performs control to drive a focusing lens in coordination with an operation of the image stabilization unit, the focusing lens being used to perform focus adjustment in an imaging optical system.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Bicycle image capturing device and controller for bicycle image capturing device patent thumbnailBicycle image capturing device and controller for bicycle image capturing device
A bicycle image capturing device is provided that reduces annoying operations for changing an operation state. The bicycle image capturing device includes a controller.
Shimano Inc.


 Display control  controlling the same patent thumbnailDisplay control controlling the same
A display control apparatus includes one or more processors, a conversion unit configured to convert a color of the image based on a predetermined condition, and a display control unit configured to perform control such that, in a case where a non-color-converted image is displayed in which the color of the non-color-converted image is not converted, a display item is displayed at a superimposed position at which the display item is superimposed on the image, and in a case where a color-converted image is displayed in which the color of the color-converted image is converted, the display item is displayed at a non-superimposed position at which the display item is not superimposed on the color-converted image.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Inverter system

Disclosed is an inverter system. A control part of the inverter system includes a control unit configured to set a communication protocol in association with a control unit of the power part, and transmit control data and receive power data according to the set communication protocol, and a power part of the inverter system includes a control unit configured to set a communication protocol in association with the control unit of the control part, and transmit power data and receive control data according to the set communication protocol..
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Specially programmed computing systems with associated devices configured to implement secure lockdowns and methods of use thereof

In some embodiments, the present invention provides for an exemplary inventive device which includes at least the following components: a secure lockdown component that is operationally associated with at least one electronic control unit (ecu) of at least one network; where the secure lockdown component is configured such that the device physically separates at least one of: i) the at least one network from any other network, ii) the at least one network from external inputs directed to the at least one network, iii) the at least one ecu from at least one other ecu, iv) the at least one ecu from external inputs directed to the at least one ecu, v) at least one memory component within the at least one ecu from at least one processing unit within the at least one ecu, and vi) any combination thereof.. .
Guardknox Cyber Technologies Ltd.

Communication system and work vehicle

A communication system provided to a working vehicle includes: an information receiving unit that communicates with identification devices and receives identification information; a first area information storage that stores first area information indicating an area where use of the information receiving unit is permitted; a comparing unit that compares the first area information with second area information indicating an area where the working vehicle is used; and a communication control unit that prohibits the information receiving unit from outputting electric waves when the second area information is not included in the first area information.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Remote antenna for car-to-car (c2c) or car-to-x (c2x) communication

Antenna device (1) and method for operating same, comprising an antenna (2), wherein the antenna (2) is connected to an electronic device (4) via an antenna cable (3) and high-frequency signals are transmitted via the antenna cable (3) between the electronic device (4) and the antenna (2) and vice versa, characterized in that the antenna device (1) has a control unit (5) and switch units (6, 7) which are controlled by the control unit (5), wherein the switch units (6, 7) are switched between a receiving path (8) and a transmission path (9) between the electronic device (4) and the antenna (2).. .
Hirschmann Car Communication Gmbh

Apparatus for controlling motor

An apparatus for controlling a motor having a housing in which a stator and a rotor are disposed. The motor is cooled by a cooling oil in the housing.
Denso Corporation

Control ac motor

In a control apparatus for an ac motor, a voltage waveform specifying unit of an inverter control unit specifies a voltage waveform for operating the inverter, based on a voltage vector calculated by a voltage command calculation unit. A spectrum amplitude extraction unit acquires values of bus current of the inverter and extracts the spectrum amplitude of the specific frequency that corresponds to the lc resonance frequency of the converter.
Denso Corporation

Wireless power transfer method and wireless power transmitter

The present relates to a wireless power transmitter performing communication with a wireless power receiver, and a wireless power transfer method thereof. The wireless power transmitter includes a power conversion unit configured to transmit a wireless power signal transferred in a form of an energy field, such as an electric field, a magnetic field or an electromagnetic field, and a power transmission control unit configured to transfer power to the wireless power receiver using the wireless power signal, wherein the power transmission control unit is configured to control the power conversion unit to transmit a near-field communication (nfc) detection signal, other than the wireless power signal, when a preset condition is satisfied, and wherein the power transmission control unit controls the wireless conversion unit in a different manner according to whether or not a response signal to the nfc detection signal is detected..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Substrate conveying robot and operating the same

A substrate conveying robot has left and right arms having a common pivot axis line, an arm drive unit for driving the left and right arms, and a control unit for controlling the arm drive unit. A pulley ratio between a turning pulley, a first pulley, a second pulley, and a third pulley is set so that a moving locus of the substrate holding members when the first link member is rotated about the pivot axis line by the first drive portion so as to extend and contract the arm in a state that the turning pulley is fixed is substantially linear.
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Image display device

An image display device according to the embodiment includes a display screen which is arranged on one surface of a housing and displays a page image using a display mechanism in which scanning can be optically performed in a copy machine; and a control unit which switches a page image displayed on the display screen among the plurality of page images set as a scanning target according to an operation input of a user with respect to an operation input unit which is arranged on the other surface of the housing.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Device for preventing deformation of display device, deformation prevention method, and deformation prevention program

A deformation preventing device for a display device includes: an elastically deformable sheet-shaped display unit; a sensor that integrally deforms with the display unit, and outputs a signal corresponding to deformation of the display unit; a control unit that compares an amount of the deformation of the display unit with a prescribed value based on the signal, and outputs a comparison result; and a drive unit that outputs a drive signal to an actuating unit based on the comparison result, the drive signal causing the actuating unit to perform a warning operation, the actuating unit being different from the display unit.. .
Nec Corporation

Digital loss/accident defense system, method, and program

Provided are a digital loss/accident defense system and method, and a program capable of preventing an act of theft and the like in advance by monitoring behavior of a suspicious person in real time in a surveillance target area such as a back facility. The digital loss/accident defense system (1000) comprises mobile terminal devices (30) a plurality of employees respectively carry with them throughout a surveillance target area such as a back facility, a face authentication function unit (111) that collates a face image of a person shot by a monitoring camera (11) with a face image of a suspicious person accumulated in a face information db 160, and a control unit (110) that, in the case of a non-match with an authenticated person's face image or a match with a suspicious person's face image, transmits information regarding the suspicious person to a mobile terminal device (30) closest to the suspicious person based on acquired positional information of the mobile terminal devices (30)..
Technomirai Co., Ltd.

Paper sheet insertion apparatus

A paper sheet insertion apparatus (for example, depositing and dispensing unit 20) includes an imaging unit (for example, camera 60) that takes an image of an interior of the paper sheet handling machine 10 to obtain image data and a control unit (for example, depositing and dispensing unit control unit 72) that is provided inside the machine body of the paper sheet handling machine 10 and outputs information on foreign material other than the paper sheet and information on a constituent member of the paper sheet insertion apparatus, based on the image data obtained by the imaging unit.. .
Glory Ltd.

Detection device, detection method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing detection program

A detection device includes: a light source that emits, toward an object, light of a first wavelength band, and light of a second wavelength band that is less readily absorbed by water than the light of the first wavelength band; a polarization splitter that splits at least one of s-polarized light and p-polarized light from light that has been reflected or scattered at the object; a photoreceptor that receives light reflected or scattered at the object via the polarization splitter; and a control unit that determines a state of the object from information based on light received by the photoreceptor. The light emitted by the light source is random polarized light where the ratio of p-polarized light and s-polarized light is generally uniform..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Moving device, moving system, terminal device and controlling moving device

A moving device for moving along a terminal device includes a first control unit and a second control unit. The first control unit is configured to move the moving device from a position far from the terminal device to a vicinity of the terminal device based on a current position of the terminal device.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Wireless tag communication apparatus, wireless tag communication system, and communication method

According to one embodiment, a wireless tag communication apparatus includes a plurality of communication units configured to communicate with a wireless tag. The communication units are disposed such that communicable ranges of the communication units overlap each other.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Information processing system, information processing device, and information processing terminal

[solution] an information processing system including: an information processing device including a light source, and a visible light communication control unit configured to control a light emission state of the light source on the basis of identification information of the information processing device and transmit the identification information; and an information processing terminal including an imaging unit, an identification information acquiring unit configured to perform image processing on an image of the light source captured by the imaging unit and acquire the identification information of the information processing device, a display control unit configured to control display of an input screen for input of an operation to the information processing device on the basis of the identification information, and an input information transmitting unit configured to transmit input information input to the input screen to the information processing device.. .

Information processing device, information processing method, and program for the same

An information processing device includes: a storage unit; a first display control unit; and a demanding unit. The storage unit that stores attribute data representing specified attribute of contents and category data representing a category of the attribute correlated to each other.
Sony Corporation

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, processing information, and information processing program

An information processing apparatus including a first control unit laying out displaying a first operation screen for selecting a use target program from among at least one program upon an operation of a first display element, and a second control unit selecting an operation screen related to a first program related to the at least one second display element upon an operation of a second display element, wherein the first control unit selects, in a case where a specific program is installed or started up and the first display element is operated, an operation screen related to the specific program instead of the first operation screen, wherein the second control unit selects, in a case where the specific program is installed or started up and the second display element corresponding to the first program before the specific program is installed or started up is operated, another operation screen.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Mobile terminal and control displaying images from a camera on a touch screen of the moble terminal

A mobile terminal capable of sensing a touch input, and a control method thereof are provided. The mobile terminal includes: a camera unit configured to receive an image in a camera mode; a display unit configured to sense a touch input; a control unit configured to designate a region on the basis of a touch input sensed by the display unit, execute the camera mode when a region is designated, control the camera unit to capture the received image, and display the captured image in the designated region..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Display device, display method, and display program

A display device includes: a display unit that displays a screen; a plurality of detection sensors that integrally deform with the display unit and output a signal corresponding to the deformation; and a control unit that converts coordinate data on the display unit based on detection data related to the deformation detected by the plurality of detection sensors. Typically, the control unit, based on detection data from the plurality of detection sensors arranged in a plurality of directions, calculates moving direction of a coordinate point on the display unit, and its moving amount and moving speed, the coordinate point corresponding to arrangement directions of the detection sensors..
Nec Corporation

Multiple display modes on a mobile device

A display control system for controlling visual features on a mobile device, according to one embodiment, includes a display screen disposed on a front side of the mobile device and configured to display at least one user interface element for a user. A front-facing camera disposed on the front side of the mobile device is configured to sense characteristics of the eyes of the user.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Virtual reality system capable of communicating sensory information

The disclosure describes a virtual reality system, including: a database configured to store sensory information paired with at least one virtual object; a virtual reality rendering unit to render the virtual object, where the virtual reality rendering unit is configured to render a virtual representation of a user of the system; a signal control unit configured to be connected to the virtual reality rendering unit; and a sensory stimulation unit comprising one or more sensory stimulators, where the one or more sensory stimulators are configured to be connected to at least part of an actual body of the user of the system, where the signal control unit is further configured to communicate the sensory information to the sensory stimulation unit upon interaction between the virtual object and the virtual representation in the virtual reality, and where the one or more sensory stimulators are configured to stimulate the part of the user's actual body based on the sensory information.. .

Method for controlling a folding box machine for quality assurance

A method controls a folding box machine having a plurality of machining stations and a plurality of control devices for controlling the quality of folding boxes. Each control device controls different quality features of each folding box, and each control device transmits the result of the control to a control unit.
Masterwork Machinery Co., Ltd.

Manufacturing management system capable of improving availability ratio of manufacturing cell

A manufacturing management system capable of appropriately evaluating a degree of consumption of each component of a manufacturing machine, and efficiently operating a manufacturing cell including the manufacturing machines. A control unit of a cell controller has: a manufacturing machine information receiving part configured to receive manufacturing machine information regarding an operational history of each component constituting the manufacturing machine; a component degree of consumption calculating part configured to calculate a weighed degree of consumption of each component, based on the manufacturing machine information and a predetermined weight of each component; a manufacturing machine degree of consumption calculating part configured to calculate a degree of consumption of each manufacturing machine, based on the weighed degree of consumption of each component; and a manufacturing machine selecting part configured to select a manufacturing machine to be used in the manufacturing cell, based on the degree of consumption of each manufacturing machine..
Fanuc Corporation

Hybrid computer numerical control machining center and machining method thereof

A hybrid computer numerical control (cnc) machining center and a machining method thereof are provided. The hybrid cnc machining center has at least a cutting tool head, a laser cladding tool head, a laser surface heat treatment tool head, and a computer numerical control unit.
Tongtai Machine & Tool Co., Ltd.

Electric motor addressing for planters

An electric motor addressing system and method for a planter implement receives, at an electronic control unit (ecu), an address claim request from each motor of a plurality of motors coupled to the ecu via a first bus. Each address claim request includes a requested bus address and a binary value corresponding to a pin connector setting associated with a harness connector of the respective motor.
Agco Corporation

Electronic timepiece

An electronic timepiece has an outside perimeter part disposed around a dial, hands, and a control unit. Further, 40 to 60 time zone indicators including time difference information representing the time difference between coordinated universal time (utc) and the standard time used in each time zone are on the outside perimeter part.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Image-forming apparatus with interrupt printing function

Provided is an image-forming apparatus that prevents a drop in processing speed even when a preceding job is interrupted by a simple job (interrupt job). The image-forming apparatus includes a printer unit that prints on paper, a first transporting path that passes by the printer unit, a second transporting path that path branches off from the first transporting path and moves paper that has been turned over from front to back further upstream than the printer unit, a storage unit that stores a condition table indicates conditions for which a preceding job can be interrupted by an interrupt job, and a system-control unit that references the condition table, and when the preceding job can be interrupted, sets a printing order so that printing of the interrupt job is inserted into the printing order of the preceding job..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Image display displaying image, image display displaying image, and storage medium

An image display apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an input image to be displayed on a display unit and a display control unit configured to reduce display luminance of the display unit in a case where a display image obtained by enlarging the input image is displayed on the display unit or in a case where a display image obtained by enhancing a contour of an object in the input image is displayed on the display unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Focusing control device, focusing control method, focusing control program, lens device, and imaging device

A focusing control device includes a filter processing unit 11a which performs first filter processing selected from among a plurality of kinds of filter processing on each of a first signal group output from a plurality of phase difference detection pixels 52a and a second signal group output from a plurality of phase difference detection pixels 52b, a correlation calculation unit 11b which performs correlation calculation of the first signal group after the first filter processing and the second signal group after the first filter processing, and a lens position control unit 11c which controls a position of a focus lens based on the result of the correlation calculation. The filter processing unit 11a selects the first filter processing from among the plurality of kinds of filter processing based on subject condition information..
Fujifilm Corporation

A locating radiation sources

A radiation detection system is disclosed comprising of number of detector elements arranged in a regular pattern that allows for directional information to be collected based on the number of radiation interaction events in each detection element. This system is mounted to an unmanned vehicle.
Oregon State University

Frequency characteristic measuring method at feed axis control unit

A method measures a frequency characteristic at a feed axis control unit configured to drive a motor in accordance with a velocity command value to control a velocity or a position of a movable portion of a driven body. The velocity command value includes a velocity reference value from a host device or a velocity command calculator and a sweep signal swept in order to measure the frequency characteristic.
Okuma Corporation

Circular type cartridge enabling centrifugation and modular automatic analyzer using the same

A modular automatic analyzer using a circular type cartridge enabling centrifugation according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a main body frame; an x-axis conveying unit which reciprocally moves in an x-axis direction with respect to the main body frame; a circular type cartridge accommodating housing which is installed with respect to the x-axis conveying unit so as to be reciprocally movable in the x-axis direction by the x-axis conveying unit, a single rotation drive unit which is installed in the circular type cartridge accommodating housing and is rotated step by step at a predetermined interval or rotated at a high speed for centrifugation, a circular type cartridge which is installed at an upper surface of the circular type cartridge accommodating housing so as to be rotatably connected to the rotation drive unit and has wells disposed to be spaced apart from each other at predetermined intervals in a circumferential direction of a disc-shaped main body, a tip lifting unit which picks up and moves a tip upward and downward, a measurement unit which measures a reaction in the well, a z-axis drive unit which is provided with the tip lifting unit and the measurement unit and reciprocally operates in a z-axis direction with respect to the main body frame, and a control unit c which controls an automatic immunity analyzer.. .
I-sens, Inc.

Automatic tissue staining device and automatic tissue staining method

Provided are an automatic tissue staining device and an automatic tissue staining method capable of advancing treatments according to precise treatment times without a hitch. The automatic tissue staining device includes a supply head that supplies a treatment fluid, a horizontal direction movement unit that moves the supply head in a horizontal direction, and a holding unit that holds a plurality of glass slides on which samples are set.
Nichirei Biosciences Inc.

Sensor arrangement for the contactless sensing of angles of rotation on a rotating part

In one embodiment, a sensor arrangement for the contactless sensing of angles of rotation on a rotating part includes a disk-shaped target, a coil arrangement, and an evaluation and control unit. The disc-shaped target is coupled to the rotating part and includes at least two metal surfaces that influence the inductances in the flat detection coils due to eddy current effects as a function of the degree of overlap.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Search system

An in-vehicle terminal sends a spoken voice as a voice signal to a relay server, and the relay server includes a voice recognition unit which converts the received voice signal into a string, and a control unit which searches for information stored in a main database or a temporary storage database by using the string and sends a search result to the in-vehicle terminal, and, upon searching for information stored in the main database, stores the search result in the temporary storage database. Upon receiving a voice signal, when the search result is stored in the temporary storage database, the control unit searches for information stored in the temporary storage database by using the string converted from the received voice signal, and, when the search result is not stored in the temporary storage database, the control unit searches for information stored in the main database by using the string..
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Coordinate measuring system

A system for measuring spatial coordinates of a measurement object, comprising a mobile computer device comprising a first optical sensor for capturing image data of the measurement object; a pose determination unit comprising an external tracking sensor, wherein the external tracking sensor is embodied separately from the mobile computer device and is configured to capture pose data indicative of a pose of the mobile computer device; and a control unit configured to determine the spatial coordinates of the measurement object on the basis of the image data of the measurement object and the pose data of the mobile computer device.. .
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik Gmbh

Indoor equipment and air conditioner

The present invention includes a plurality of fan motors, first and second inverters for individually driving the fan motors, respectively, and one and a common control unit that performs a control arithmetic for each of the fan motors and generates an individual driving signal given to each of the inverters.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Control unit with automatic setback capability

Methods for controlling temperature in a conditioned enclosure such as a dwelling are described that include an “auto-away” and/or “auto-arrival” feature for detecting unexpected absences which provide opportunities for significant energy savings through automatic adjustment of the setpoint temperature. According to some preferred embodiments, when no occupancy has been detected for a minimum time interval, an “auto-away” feature triggers a changes of the state of the enclosure, and the actual operating setpoint temperature is changed to a predetermined energy-saving away-state temperature, regardless of the setpoint temperature indicated by the normal thermostat schedule.
Google Inc.

Air-conditioning management apparatus and air-conditioning system

An air-conditioning management apparatus configured to control operation of a plurality of air conditioners includes a plurality of indoor units, the air-conditioning management apparatus including: a control unit configured to, during normal control of maintaining an indoor temperature, carry out air-conditioning control of shifting control from the normal control to power-saving control when each piece of load data respectively indicating surrounding environments of the plurality of indoor units satisfies a specific load condition, in which, even in a case in which pieces of load data of some of the plurality of indoor units do not satisfy the load condition, the control unit shifts the control to the power-saving control when it is predicted, based on history of past operation state data of the some of the plurality of indoor units, that a level of comfort of an indoor environment does not decrease due to the shift to the power-saving control.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Hydrostatic traction drive and vehicle with such a hydrostatic traction drive

A hydrostatic traction drive for a vehicle with a hydrostat includes a hydraulic pump, a hydraulic motor, and an electronic control unit. The hydraulic pump has an adjustable stroke volume, and includes an adjustment device configured to adjust the adjustable stroke volume.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Ignition control device and ignition control internal combustion engine

The ignition control device includes a spark plug that includes a first electrode and a second electrode disposed so as to oppose each other, an ignition coil that includes a plurality of sets of a primary coil and a secondary coil, generates a high voltage in the secondary coil by energizing or interrupting a primary current supplied to the primary coil, and applies the generated high voltage to the first electrode, and a control unit that, in a case where a plurality of the primary coils are driven during a single ignition process, temporarily stops energization of a primary current supplied to a second primary coil when a primary current supplied to a first primary coil is interrupted, and re-energizes the primary current supplied to the second primary coil following the elapse of an energization stoppage period.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Apparatus and controlling flow control valve for high pressure fuel pump

An apparatus and a method for controlling a flow control valve for a high-pressure fuel pump include: a pressure sensor for fuel in a delivery pipe; a control unit for controlling an operation of a flow control valve by controlling a current applied to a coil; a power switching unit for supplying or blocking driving power supplied to the flow control valve based on a control signal of the control unit; and a current adjustment unit electrically connected/disconnected with the flow control valve by the power switching unit to reduce a current supplied to the flow control valve when the current adjustment unit is connected with the flow control valve. Therefore, a noise and a vibration by collision between the plunger and the core upon closing the flow control valve may be attenuated by adjusting a current amount applied to the coil..
Motonic Corporation

Anti-vibration device for vehicle

A variable compression ratio engine (1) is provided with a multi-link mechanism (101) between a piston (102) and a crankshaft (103). The multi-link mechanism (101) includes an upper link (104), a lower link (105) and a control link (106).
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Exhaust purification vehicle and controlling the same

The present disclosure relates to an exhaust purification apparatus and a method of controlling the apparatus. The exhaust purification apparatus includes: an injector for injecting urea solution into an exhaust pipe; a driving unit to provide driving force for adjusting an injection angle of the injector; and a control unit to determine the injection angle of the injector based on values of a spatial velocity, flow rate, pressure and temperature of exhaust gas and to drive the driving unit so as to control the injection angle of the injector.
Hyundai Motor Company

System and device for window covering

A window covering system comprises a headrail, a bottom rail, a covering material, a control unit, and a first rotating unit, wherein the first rotating unit is configured to be driven to rotate in a first direction when the bottom rail descends to expand the covering material; and a locking device coiled to the first rotating unit, wherein the locking device provides a restriction force to the first rotating unit to restrict the first rotating unit from rotating in the first direction, as well as to restrict the bottom rail from descending; and an actuating device configured to operate with the control unit simultaneously; when the control unit drives the actuating device to push the locking device in order to reduce the restriction force provided by the locking device to the first rotating unit, the bottom rail descends to drive the first rotating unit to rotate in the first direction.. .
Nien Made Enterprise Co., Ltd.

An ink-staining anti-theft cash box

An ink-staining anti-theft cash box includes cash box mounted mainframe of bill acceptor, automatic vending machine or service kiosk and defining accommodation chamber, front opening and top mounting hole, ink cartridge including cartridge body mounted top mounting hole of mainframe, a plurality of ink holders accommodated cartridge body and actuator adapted for triggering ink holders, anti-theft security module with trigger unit mounted cash box, locking mechanism including control unit and operating unit operable drive control unit in locking or unlocking trigger unit. If cash box removed from mainframe by force without unlocking locking mechanism according normal unlocking procedure, trigger unit of anti-theft security module trigger actuator of ink cartridge, forcing respective ink holders to ink-stain storage bills in box body with unfading ink, causing bills lose their market value or transaction capabilities, deterring criminals to limit their criminal acts and enhancing security level of cash box..
International Currency Technologies Corporation

Smart entry system

A smart entry system that releases a lock of an opening/closing body includes: a transmission unit that transmits a call signal to a mobile key by wireless communication; a reception unit that receives a response signal from the mobile key responding to the call signal; and a control unit that outputs a call signal transmission command to the transmission unit, performs authentication of the response signal when the reception unit receives the response signal, and outputs a command for unlocking the opening/closing body based on a result of the authentication. The call signal is transmitted by a polling system.
Denso Corporation

Construction machine management system

A construction machine management system in which a failure analysis or a failure-omen diagnosis of a machine body can be performed with a high degree accuracy and at a low cost is provided. In a machine body group of construction machines including at least one representative machine body having an engine control unit that detects a cumulative stress value of a diesel engine of the construction machine and a crankcase pressure sensor that detects a crankcase pressure, and at least one general machine body that has an engine control unit but does not have a crankcase pressure sensor, a center server performs a diagnosis of an omen of a failure state regarding the crankcase pressure of the general machine body based on correlation information between the cumulative stress value and the crankcase pressure obtained from the representative machine body and the cumulative stress value of the general machine body..
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Powertrain for a pedal vehicle

Powertrain for a pedal vehicle powertrain for a pedal vehicle comprising a first (20) and a second (4) motor as well as an planetary gearing (3) having a planet carrier (14, 114), a ring gear (12, 112) and a sun gear (13), which first motor (20) is connected to the planetary gearing (3), which powertrain also comprises a crank axle (11) to which the ring gear (12, 112) is connected to create a first input to the planetary gearing (3), the second motor (4) is geared to the crank axle (11), a control unit (6) being de signed to regulate the first motor (20) according to an angular position setpoint, and the second motor (4) according to a current or torque setpoint.. .
E2 Drives Sa

Driving assistance device and driving assistance method using the same

Provided are a driving assistance device and a driving assistance method using the same, which are capable of guiding safe parking-in or parking-out by increasing engine torque and applying the increased engine torque to an engine control unit when there is no movement of a vehicle during automatic parking-in control or automatic parking-out control of the vehicle at preset engine torque and brake pressure.. .
Mando Corporation

Brake device

A brake device having an electric parking brake function, capable of appropriately performing stepwise increase control for a clamping force. A control unit including a computing circuit (20), a memory (21), and each motor drive circuit (23) of a parking brake control device (19) includes a stepwise increase control unit configured to increase the clamping force generated by brake pads (33) to a disc rotor (4) in a stepwise manner.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Keyless entry system and vehicle-mounted device

A vehicle-mounted device includes a control unit that generates a request signal, a transmission unit that sequentially transmits a request signal generated by the control unit from a plurality of respective transmission antennas, a reception unit that receives a response signal to the request signal, and a storage unit that stores a history of information included in a response signal received by the reception unit, and, in a case where the response signal is newly received by the reception unit, the control unit determines whether or not a vehicle is caused to perform a predetermined operation on the basis of the information included in the response signal and the history of the information included in the response signal stored in the storage unit.. .
Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

Waterproof type control unit and waterproof type control unit manufacturing method

A peripheral wall includes a first peripheral wall edge portion and a second peripheral wall edge portion, which are disposed on a case member bottom surface so as to be distant from each other. A connector member main unit is disposed in a space between the first and second peripheral wall edge portions.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Safety turn panel

A safety turn panel system comprising a base member configured to be attached to a tractor unit of a semi-trailer truck; an arm member rotationally attached to the base member; a sign attached to the arm member, wherein the sign includes flashing lights in a warning text configuration and at least one reflecting panel; and a remote control unit configured to control the sign from a deactivated to an activated position.. .

Printing device and printing method

A printing device includes a printer, a flying object having the printer attached thereto, an image capturing device, and a control unit configured to control the flying object to move the printer to printing positions according to a shape of an object recognized from an image captured by the image capturing device and the printer to print on a printing surface of the object as the printer is moved to the printing positions.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Waste processing machine feed assist system

A waste processing machine for reducing material and having a feed assist system. A cutting assembly on a frame reduces material.
Bandit Industries, Inc.

Waste processing machine winch docking safety system

A waste processing machine for reducing material and having a docking safety system. A cutting assembly on a frame reduces material.
Bandit Industries, Inc.

Ultraviolet illuminator for footwear treatment

An ultraviolet (uv) footwear illuminator for footwear treatment is disclosed. In one embodiment, the uv footwear illuminator includes an insert adapted for placement in an article of footwear.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Liquid medication dispensing machine

Provided is a liquid medication dispensing machine that can shorten the time to supply a liquid medication to a prescription bottle. The liquid medication dispensing machine is a liquid medication dispensing machine supplying a liquid medication from a liquid medication bottle containing the liquid medication to a prescription bottle, including a liquid medication stirring unit that stirs the liquid medication in the liquid medication bottle, a bottle holding unit that holds a plurality of liquid medication bottles including a first bottle containing a liquid medication g and a second bottle containing a liquid medication b, and a control unit that controls operation of the liquid medication dispensing machine.
Takazono Technology Incorporated

Vibrating therapeutic apparel

A therapeutic apparel article is configured with a supple wearable fabric article that can be configured over limb or nub of an amputated limb. The therapeutic apparel article is configured with a plurality of nodes for detachably attaching vibrating devices thereto.
Vibrating Therapeutic Apparel Llc

Radiation imaging system, radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging method, and storage medium

A radiation imaging system includes: an imaging unit configured to transfer a radiation image generated based on received radiation; and a control unit configured to determine, based on a transfer status of the radiation image, whether to continue or interrupt to transfer the radiation image.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Sensor system

In order to appropriately set a condition for measurement of a sensor for measuring an object to be measured in accordance with a change of an external index that can affect the object to be measured, a sensor system includes first and second sensors, a determination unit for outputting a detection signal when a measurement result of the first sensor satisfies a predetermined condition, a measurement condition storage unit for storing a condition for measurement of the second sensor, and a control unit for performing measurement by the second sensor separately from measurement in accordance with the condition for measurement, when having received the detection signal, and for updating the condition for measurement of the second sensor stored in the measurement condition storage unit based on a result of the performed measurement.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Ophthalmologic imaging apparatus, control method thereof, and program

An ophthalmologic imaging apparatus which captures a tomographic image of a subject's eye using interference light obtained by combining a return light from the subject's eye irradiated by measurement light and a reference light includes a control unit configured to perform (a) control, when a first imaging mode for capturing the tomographic image of the subject's eye is selected, to display the tomographic image as a first tomographic image of the subject's eye on a display unit and (b) control, when a second imaging mode different from the first imaging mode is selected, to display a second tomographic image of the subject's eye on the display unit, the second tomographic image generated using the tomographic image to increase intensity of the second tomographic image higher than that of the first tomographic image.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Coffee extraction device and method

Provided are a coffee extraction device and a coffee extraction method, which are capable of extracting coffee from a coffee capsule (capsule coffee) and the like. The coffee extraction device can comprise: a coffee extraction unit on which a coffee capsule is to be mounted; a pump for pressurizing water and supplying the same to the coffee extraction unit; a flow rate sensor for measuring the flow rate of water to be supplied to the coffee extraction unit; and a control unit for controlling the operation of the pump on the basis of the flow rate to be sensed at the flow rate sensor..
Coway Co., Ltd.

Animal training system

An animal training system includes a shock collar that may be worn around a neck of an animal. Thus, the shock collar is in electrical communication with the animal.

Shielding structure of electro control unit

Disclosed herein is an electronic control unit (ecu). The ecu according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a housing in which a printed circuit board (pcb), on which electronic devices configured to control electrically operated components are mounted, is installed, and a cover installed to block one side of the housing, wherein a slot having both ends disconnected to each other is formed around one electronic device among the electronic devices mounted on the pcb, and a part of a shield member is provided to pass through the slot and to surround the electronic device..
Mando Corporation

Assistance apparatus, assistance method, and program

An assistance apparatus according to the disclosure generates monitor area data on the basis of dimension data of rack rows that are each constituted by a plurality of racks and that are arranged in a first direction in a three-dimensional space, the dimension data including the length of each rack row in the first direction and the height thereof in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, interval data that includes an interval, in a third direction, between the rack rows adjacent to each other in the third direction, the third direction being perpendicular to the first and second directions, field-of-view angle data that includes the field-of-view angle of each temperature sensor, and temperature sensor position data that indicates certain temperature sensor positions; and includes a display control unit that displays monitor coverage information on a display device on the basis of the monitor area data.. .
Azbil Corporation

Control unit device for a motor vehicle and manufacturing such a device

A control unit device for a motor vehicle includes a circuit board, on which a plurality of electronic components are disposed. The electronic components are electrically coupled to one another by conductor tracks on the circuit board.
Conti Temic Microelectronic Gmbh

Light-emitting element driving device, light-emitting device, and vehicle

A light emitting drive device has an output voltage supply unit, and an emergency drive unit. The output voltage supply unit generates an output voltage from an input voltage on the basis of a control signal transmitted from a control unit, and supplies at least one light emitting element with the output voltage.
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Led driver circuit

The purpose of the present invention is to provide an led driving circuit with which it is possible to easily manage the color temperature by adjusting light. An led driving circuit, characterized in having: a first led group in which a plurality of first leds are serially connected, the first led group contributing to emission of light having a first color temperature; a second led group in which a plurality of second leds are serially connected, the second led group contributing to emission of light having a second color temperature; a third led group in which a plurality of second leds are serially connected, the second led group contributing to emission of light having the second color temperature; and a control unit for switching, in response to an increase in a rectified output voltage, from illumination of only the first led group to illumination of only the second led group and then from illumination of only the second led group to illumination of the second led group and the third led group, the number of first leds included in the first led group being less than the number of second leds included in the second led group..
Citizen Watch Co., Ltd.

Radio communication system, radio communication apparatus, and ciphering method

A radio communication apparatus includes a control unit that, if a radio access bearer (rab) for a circuit switching domain is reconfigured between a dedicated channel (dch) and enhanced uplink dedicated channel/high speed downlink packet access (e-dch/hsdpa) and an rab corresponded to rab information exists as an established rab and there exists no transparent mode (tm) radio bearer for a core network (cn) domain included in an information element of cn domain identity (id), and at least one tm radio bearer is included in an information element of radio bearer (rb) information to setup, calculates a start value that is used on a new rab.. .
Nec Corporation

Wireless base station, mobile station, wireless communication system, control wireless base station, and recording medium

A wireless base station includes: a communication unit 101 configured to communicate with a mobile station which measures radio quality of a signal transmitted in each of a plurality of cells; an acquisition unit 102 configured to acquire load information related to a load of a network including a wireless base station forming the cell; and a control unit 103. The control unit 103 receives information indicating a measurement result of the radio quality of the signal transmitted in each of the plurality of cells and a state of a battery of the mobile station, from the mobile station via the communication unit, determines a signal, radio quality of which is to be measured by the mobile station, based on the measurement results of the radio qualities and the state of the battery of the mobile station, indicated in the information received, and the load information acquired by the acquisition unit, and notifies the signal determined to be measured to the mobile station via the communication unit..
Nec Corporation

Communication apparatus, wireless communication system and communication method

A communication apparatus according to the present invention is applied to a communication apparatus in a wireless communication system including a terminal, a first base station forming a first cell, and a second base station forming a second cell adjacent to the first cell. The communication apparatus includes: a communication status acquisition unit that acquires a communication status in the second base station; and a control unit that eliminates cell identifier duplication between a cell identifier of the second cell and a cell identifier of another cell based on the number of times that the second base station has received, from the terminal, a first message requesting for re-establishment of an rrc connection..
Nec Corporation

Method of locating a plurality of electronic measuring modules mounted in the wheels of a motor vehicle

Disclosed is a method of locating a plurality of electronic measuring modules mounted in the wheels of a motor vehicle. The method includes the steps of determination (e1) by each electronic measuring module of a set of proximity scores with respect to the other modules, sending (e2) by each module of the set of proximity scores to the electronic control unit, reception (e3) by an electronic control unit of the sets of proximity scores sent, and location (e4) of each module from the sets of proximity scores received..
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Audio signal processing via crosstalk cancellation for hearing impairment compensation

A system and processes for a proximate-speaker audio compensation system include a first speaker and a second speaker that are proximate to a user. A control unit couples to at least one of the first speaker or the second speaker.
Bose Corporation

Dental intraoral scanner system

The present invention generally relates to a dental intraoral scanner system. In detail, the present invention includes: a scan unit sequentially imaging an intraoral structure in a scan mode; a control unit generating a three-dimensional modeling image for each scan mode by using the imaged intraoral structure; and a display unit displaying the three-dimensional modeling image, wherein the control unit switches the scan unit from a present scan mode to a following scan mode according to a user's command that is input through the scanning unit, or automatically switches from the present scan mode to the following scan mode when a three-dimensional modeling image of the present scan mode is completed..
Vatech Ewoo Holdings Co., Ltd.

Illuminating device, wheel deterioration detecting method and projector

An illuminating device includes: a light source emitting excitation light; a wheel including a wheel substrate transmitting the excitation light and an illuminating light generating member provided on the first surface of the wheel substrate to generate illuminating light by the excitation light; a photo detector, arranged on the second surface side that is opposite to the first surface of the wheel substrate, detects light that passed through the wheel; and a control unit that determines whether a defect or degeneration has occurred in the illuminating light generating member, based on the light detected by the photo detector.. .
Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.

Display apparatus and storage medium

A display apparatus includes a first communication unit, a second communication unit, and a control unit that controls the first and second communication units. If the display apparatus is on standby in a first standby mode in which the first and second communication units are enabled, when the control unit receives a command via communication from an external device to the first communication unit, the control unit acquires information of another display apparatus via the second communication unit and transmits the information to the external device via the first communication unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging device, imaging system, and mobile object

A photoelectric conversion device includes a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes an amplification transistor that has an input node configured to receive electric charge generated through photoelectric conversion, a reset transistor, and a capacitance control unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program

An image processing device is an image processing device including a control unit configured to control a scan frequency of a region of an imaging unit, and an analysis unit configured to analyze a captured image captured in the imaging unit, and the analysis unit is configured to analyze the captured image to detect an optical signal transmitted from a signal source, identify an attribute of the signal source on the basis of information included in the detected optical signal, and set a region including the signal source in the captured image in a region with a different scan frequency, and the control unit is configured to control a scan frequency of the imaging unit for each region that is set in the captured image.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof

In an image capturing apparatus, an image sensing unit has a plurality of pixels and photoelectrically converts an object image formed by an optical imaging system including a focus lens and outputs an electrical image signal, a control unit controls at least a readout rate or an exposure condition independently for different regions of the image sensing unit, and a calculation unit calculates a plurality of focus evaluation values based on image signals read out from the pixels present in a focus detection area in one of the plurality of different regions at different focus lens positions, and find an in-focus position of the focus lens based on the focus evaluation values. The control unit takes an image signal read out from a first region among the plurality of different regions as an image signal for display..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Photographic apparatus and exposure luminance adjustment method

A photographic apparatus includes an image sensor, a processing unit, a light emitting unit, and a control unit. The image sensor is configured to capture a continuous image, and generate an exposure signal according to an exposure sequence corresponding to the continuous image.
Vivotek Inc.

Image reading apparatus and printing apparatus

An image reading apparatus, comprising a memory that can transition from a normal mode to a power saving mode based on an inputted control signal, and a control unit that controls the control signal based on a synchronization signal that indicates a timing at which an image processing module outputs image data to a reading unit or a print unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Power control printing apparatus

The printing apparatus according to the present invention includes: a printing unit configured to form an image on a printing medium by using a color material and to output the printing medium on which the image is formed; a printing control unit configured to control the printing unit and to store data relating to the printing unit; a power control unit configured to control supply of power to the printing unit and the printing control unit; and a main control unit connected with the printing control unit so as to be capable of communication, and in accordance with a predetermined request, the power control unit performs control so as to suspend supply of power to the printing unit, the main control unit starts acquisition of the data stored by the printing control unit, and the power control unit performs control so as to suspend supply of power to the printing control unit after the main control unit completes acquisition of the data.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes a display unit configured to display a print target list of printing data corresponding to a login user, and a print control unit configured to execute print processing on data selected by the login user through the print target list displayed by the display unit. The print control unit is configured to execute the print processing on the data corresponding to the login user without selecting the data by the login user through the print target list when voice use setting of the login user is valid..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Wearable device, wearable device controlling wearable device

A wearable device comprising: a band unit; and a vibration generating unit coupled to the band unit. The band unit comprises a communication unit receiving a first signal by a predetermined communication method and a control unit determining an amplification extent of the first signal received from the communication unit and generating a second signal based on the determined amplification extent, and the vibration generating unit receives the second signal from the control unit and generates a vibration corresponding to the second signal..
Innomdle Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Mobile terminal and controlling same

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal which can detect the operation states of a plurality of other devices, and a method for controlling the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal comprises: a display unit; a transceiver for receiving information regarding the operation state of each of a plurality of devices and transmitting information regarding the current operation state to at least one of the plurality of devices; and a control unit for carrying out control related to an occurred event when an event occurs, wherein the control unit determines the availability state of the terminal, and transmits, using a wireless communication unit, information related to the event to another terminal in order to enable the information regarding the occurred event to be outputted by another terminal in accordance with the result of the determination, or outputs the information related to the event through an output unit..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Information processing apparatus and cellular phone terminal

Disclosed is an information processing apparatus including a display unit displaying information on a display screen, an operation unit including a text input key, and a control unit. The control unit displays text in response to input from the operation unit in a state of displaying an initial screen on the display screen, shows an application using text to a user for selection, starts up the application in accordance with the user's selection, and executes the application, using the text inputted from the operation unit..
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Retention and revocation of operation keys by a control unit

A control unit device in one disclosed embodiment includes a receiver and a memory that stores one or more operation keys and program instructions. The control unit further includes a processor coupled to the receiver and the memory.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Phased array transmission device and carrier leak correction method

Provided is a phased array transmission device including: a plurality of transmission branches, each being provided with a phase shift unit that applies a phase rotation to a baseband signal, a dc offset correction unit that adds a first correction value to an output signal of the phase shift unit, and a mixer that subjects an output signal of the dc offset correction unit to a frequency conversion to a high frequency band; and a correction control unit that calculates a second correction value with which a carrier leak component included in an output signal of the mixer is minimized, for each of a plurality of candidates for a phase rotation amount that is set for the phase rotation, and determines the first correction value on the basis of the second correction value.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Solar energy light collecting device and system thereof

Provided herein is a solar energy light collecting device, which includes a light reflection module, a sun tracking module, and a control module. The light reflection module includes reflection units, reflection unit support beams and a support wheel frame assembly.
Collection Light Environment Energy Develop Limited Company

Motor drive apparatus and air conditioner

A motor drive apparatus driving a motor as a three-phase motor converting direct power into three-phase alternating power, includes: inverter modules equivalent in number to phases of the motor; and a control unit generating pwm signals used to drive the inverter modules with pwm. The inverter modules each include a plurality of switching element pairs connected in parallel, each of the switching element pairs including two switching elements connected in series..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Inverter control apparatus and air conditioner

A controller of an inverter control apparatus includes an a/d conversion unit that performs digital conversion of an input signal when a signal for either an a/d converter start trigger or an a/d converter start trigger is input thereinto; a first inverter control unit that generates the a/d converter start trigger which starts the a/d conversion unit, based on a/d converter start timing information and a first carrier signal; a second inverter control unit that generates the a/d converter start trigger which starts the a/d conversion unit, based on a/d converter start timing information and a second carrier signal; and an a/d start factor selection unit that receives either the a/d converter start trigger or the a/d converter start trigger and selects an a/d start factor at a predetermined period timing of an operation period of the first carrier signal and the second carrier signal.. .
Hitachi-johnson Controls Air Conditioning, Inc.

Power supply system

A converter includes one chip constituted a switching device and a diode. An electronic control unit is configured to calculate a temperature estimated value of the switching device from control conditions of the converter, restrict a control upper-limit value of charge power or discharge power of a battery, when a detection value of a temperature sensor is higher than the temperature estimated value of the switching device, and the detection value of the temperature sensor exceeds a protection temperature of the diode, and restrict a control upper-limit value of charge power or discharge power of the battery, when the detection value of the temperature sensor is lower than the temperature estimated value of the switching device, and the detection value of the temperature sensor exceeds a protection temperature of the switching device..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Motor driving apparatus, sheet conveyance apparatus, document feeding apparatus, document reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

A motor control unit controls a driving current that flows through a coil of a motor to be driven, by controlling a pwm signal supplied to an h bridge circuit constituted by fets. A current value generation unit detects a driving current based on a voltage that occurs across a current detection resistor, and corrects a detection value by using a first or second correction value.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus for balancing voltages of dc link capacitor in inverter

An apparatus for balancing a voltage of a direct current (dc) link capacitor of an inverter is provided. The apparatus of the present disclosure includes a switching unit connected to a node (a reference point) between the first and second resistors, which are connected in series to each other, and a node (a neutral point) between the first and second capacitors, which are connected in series to each other, and configured to short and open between the reference point and the neutral point, and a control unit configured to control the switching unit to short between the reference point and the neutral point when a voltage of the reference point (a reference point voltage) and a voltage of the neutral point (a neutral point voltage) are different from each other..
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Charge pump voltage regulator

A charge pump voltage regulator is provided. The charge pump voltage regulator includes a charge pump circuit, where an output terminal of the charge pump circuit outputs a stable voltage.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (beijing) Corporation

Duty cycle range control for envelope tracking switching regulators

Some embodiments include apparatus and methods for using a direct-current to direct-current (dcdc) converter and a control unit coupled to the dcdc converter. The dcdc converter includes a first node to receive an input signal, a second node to couple to a terminal of an inductor, and a third node to couple to an output node.

Power converting device

The device includes a rectifier circuit that converts alternating-current power from an alternating-current power supply into direct-current power; a short-circuit unit that short-circuits the alternating-current power supply via a reactor connected between the alternating-current power supply and the rectifier circuit; and a control unit that controls an on/off operation of the short-circuit unit during a half cycle of the alternating-current power supply. The control unit includes a driving-signal generating unit that generates a driving signal sa that is a switching pulse to control the on/off operation of the short-circuit unit; and a pulse dividing unit that divides the driving signal sa into a plurality of switching pulses..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Printed wiring board, circuit board, and control unit

A printed wiring board includes a primary circuit that receives power supply of a high voltage from a high power source; a pattern for a low voltage circuit that is used when a low voltage component used for a low voltage lower than the high voltage and a power supply terminal block that receives power supply of the low voltage from a low power source are provided; a pattern for a common circuit that is used when a high voltage component used for the high voltage and the low voltage that insulates the pattern for the primary circuit from the pattern for the common circuit; a first insulator which insulates the pattern of the primary circuit from the pattern of the common circuit; and a second insulator that insulates the pattern for the common circuit from the pattern for the low voltage circuit.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Integrated mobile phone case and charger

An integrated mobile phone case and charger for providing both a protective casing for a mobile device which includes an integrated solar cell for charging the battery of the mobile device therein comprises a case body defined by a front piece and a back piece, with the back piece including solar cells, electrical wiring, and a charging port. The front piece and back piece are configured to releasable attached to each other to form an enclosure in which a mobile phone or other mobile device is placed and secured.

Multi-function external attachment and safety circuit for a portable power charger

A jump-start kit includes a control unit with a safety circuit and a portable power bank. The power bank and control unit are capable of jump-starting a 12 v car battery as well as charging at least one 5 v portable electronic device.
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Charger circuit with battery protection mechanism

A charger circuit for use in controlling charge of a battery pack, which includes a charge control switch and a control unit. The charger circuit has at least one power output terminal and one connection terminal for coupling the battery pack.
Mediatek Inc.

Hybrid power storage apparatus

A hybrid power storage apparatus according to one embodiment of the present disclosure includes a battery configured to store first electric power supplied to an electric power system and second electric power supplied therefrom; an electric power conversion unit configured to convert the first electric power into an alternating current (ac) power and the second electric power into a direct current (dc) power; and a control unit configured to receive electric power information of the electric power system from a server, and control the battery and the electric power conversion unit to supply electric power to the electric power system or to receive electric power supplied therefrom based on a magnitude or a frequency of electric power included in the received electric power information.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Grid independent operation control unit, power conditioner, and grid independent operation control method

A grid independent operation control unit includes a load current estimator to estimate a load current supplied to stand-alone power system in accordance with an output current of the inverter and an output voltage, and a feedback controller configured to pwm control the inverter at a duty ratio feedback calculated to cause the inverter to output an output voltage command value in accordance with the output voltage and the load current. The feedback controller is configured to pwm control the inverter at a duty ratio feedback calculated for output of a normalized output voltage command value obtained by normalizing the output voltage command value with the dc bus voltage in accordance with normalized output voltage obtained by normalizing the output voltage with the dc bus voltage and normalized load current obtained by normalizing the load current with the dc bus voltage..
Tabuchi Electric Co., Ltd.

Apparatuses and methods using dummy cells programmed to different states

Apparatuses and methods for reducing capacitive loading are described. One apparatus includes a first memory string including first and second dummy memory cells, a second memory string including third and fourth dummy memory cells, and a control unit configured to provide first and second control signals to activate the first and second dummy memory cells of the first memory string, and to further deactivate at least one of the third and fourth dummy memory cell of the second memory string..
Micron Technology, Inc.

Memristor-based processor integrating computing and memory and using the processor

A processor including a computing and memory structure including x in number integration units and x in number communication units, and a control unit. The integration units are computing and memory units (cmus), each computing and memory unit (cmu) is connected to a corresponding communication unit.
Huazhong University Of Science And Technology

Display device, driving display device, and electronic device

A display device according to the present disclosure includes: a pixel array unit (30) in which pixel circuits (20a) are disposed in a matrix form, the pixel circuits each including a light emission unit (21), a write transistor (23) that writes a signal voltage (vsig) of a video signal, a retention capacitor (24) that retains the signal voltage (vsig) written by the write transistor (23), a drive transistor (22) that drives the light emission unit (21) on the basis of the signal voltage (vsig) retained by the retention capacitor (24), and an auxiliary capacitor (25) of which one terminal is connected to a source node of the drive transistor (22); and a control unit (90) that provides a potential change to a source electrode of the drive transistor (22) by coupling through the auxiliary capacitor (25) to set an operation point of the drive transistor (22) as a cut-off region after the threshold value correction process.. .
Sony Corporation

Display device correction method and display device correction device

A display device correction method performed by a control unit that performs display control on an organic electroluminescent (el) panel including a plurality of display pixels, in an organic el display which includes the organic el panel and the control unit. The display device correction method includes: obtaining a cumulative value of a pixel signal supplied to a drive transistor which is included in a current pixel to be processed among the plurality of display pixels and supplies drive current according to the pixel signal to an organic el element (oel); calculating a shift amount of a threshold voltage of the drive transistor, using the cumulative value; calculating an amount of change in mobility, using the shift amount; and calculating a correction parameter for correcting a pixel signal, using the amount of change in mobility..
Joled Inc.

Image display device

An image display device includes: a light source configured to change the amount of light, depending on a driving current; and a control unit configured to, when a change is made from a first gradation value to a second gradation value, control the driving current at the second gradation value, depending on a time period for which the first gradation value is set.. .
Hitachi-lg Data Storage, Inc.

Method and control unit for monitoring the lane of a vehicle

A method and a control unit for monitoring the lane of a vehicle, including the steps of ascertaining at least one lane characteristic, ascertaining at least one driving situation variable representing the instantaneous driving situation of the vehicle in an instantaneous position, as well as ascertaining at least one approach variable in a subsequent position of the vehicle. The approach variable is ascertained from the at least one lane characteristic, as well as from the at least one driving situation variable..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

System and marking and identifying baled crop

A method for storing information corresponding to a baled crop during a baling process includes providing a harvesting machine including a control unit, a sensor, and a bale tag reader. The method also includes forming the baled crop with a bale tag by the harvesting machine, identifying the baled crop by the control unit with a bale identifier, and sensing a characteristic of the baled crop by the sensor.
Deere & Company

Paper sheet processing apparatus and paper sheet processing system

Provided is a paper sheet processing apparatus capable of distinguishing a counterfeit bill or a paper sheet suspicious to be a counterfeit bill from bills inserted through an insertion slot to stop a wrongdoing. A storage unit stores information on a paper sheet read by a bill reader and a verification unit verifies the paper sheet using the information on the paper sheet stored in the storage unit.
Universal Entertainment Corporation

Compartment system

Provided is a method involving obtaining an identifier at a control unit of a compartment system having compartments provided with respective locks and respective lock control units that are configured to communicate with the control unit; obtaining information indicating that one compartment has been closed, and causing storing of the identifier in the lock control unit assigned to the compartment. Also provided is a method comprising detecting, at a lock control unit assigned to a compartment of a compartment system comprising a control unit and compartments provided with respective locks and lock control units configured to communicate with the control unit, that the compartment has been closed; transmitting a piece of information identifying the lock control unit to the control unit if it has been detected that the compartment has been closed; obtaining an identifier from the control unit; and storing the identifier in the lock control unit..
Deutsche Post Ag

Head mounted display device, control method thereof, and computer program

A transmission type head mounted display device includes an image display unit configured to display an image and causes a user wearing the head mounted display device to visually recognize the image, and to transmit an outside scene; a movement detection unit configured to detect that the head mounted display device moves to a specific place; and a processing control unit configured to change at least a part of predetermined functions mounted on the head mounted display device.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Video output device, video output method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

A storage unit storing first drawing data shared in common by at least two video frames among a plurality of video frames. A control unit generating second drawing data based on second drawing instruction data for drawing a portion that differs in drawing data pertaining to the plurality of video frames and generates the drawing data pertaining to the plurality of video frames by combining the first drawing data and the second drawing data.
Gree, Inc.

Three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus, three-dimensional shape measuring method, and storage medium

A projection unit configured to project a stripe pattern whose luminance changes periodically and a reference position pattern indicating a position of one period of a plurality of periods of the stripe pattern as a reference position; an image capturing unit configured to capture images of a measurement-target object; a control unit configured to control the projection unit and the image capturing unit, to acquire a captured image of the stripe pattern by performing control so that the image capturing unit captures images of the measurement-target object under a plurality of exposure conditions, and to acquire a captured image of the reference position pattern by performing control so that the image capturing unit captures images of the measurement-target object under exposure condition; and a shape calculation unit configured to calculate a three-dimensional shape object based on a captured image of the stripe pattern and the reference position pattern are included.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Payment register system and operating a plurality of payment registers

Described is a payment register system that can be used for accepting payment for one or more restricted items in a retail store. The payment register system includes one or more local payment registers and a remote monitor and control unit in electrical communication with each of the local payment registers.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Information processing device, control method, and program

[object] to provide an information processing device, a control method, and a program that can estimate a leisure time of a user, and provide information to the user at right timing. [solution] the information processing device includes an estimation unit configured to extract an information input cycle within a predetermined period on the basis of a history of an information input operation performed by a user on an internet, and to estimate a leisure time of the user, and a notification control unit configured to perform control to issue a predetermined notification during the estimated leisure time..
Sony Corporation

Print control device, printing apparatus, print control method

A print control device includes a control unit configured to acquire print image data from a storage device according to a print request and to cause a printer 100 which is configured to execute printing based on the print image data to execute the printing, wherein the control unit acquires from the storage device, operation status information of the storage device storing the print image data and attribute information of the print image data stored in the storage device and enables the operation status information and the attribute information to be displayed on a display unit.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Optical communication apparatus, optical communication system, and optical communication method

An optical communication apparatus includes: a reception unit that receives, from a transmission apparatus which transmits a light signal including predetermined information, the transmitted light signal; a multipath removal unit that recognizes, when detecting a plurality of images having the same optical information in the received light signal, the light signal due to a reflection wave based on at least one of a luminance of the light signal, a size of an image corresponding to the light signal when receiving at the reception unit, and a propagation distance of the light signal and removes the light signal due to the reflection wave; and an control unit that acquires, from the light signal received by the reception unit, information based on the light signal obtained by removing the light signal due to the reflection wave by the multipath removal unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal for detecting an obstacle in the front, comprising: a display unit; a laser sensor for detecting an obstacle located on a moving route by irradiating a laser beam; and a control unit for controlling so as to activate the laser sensor when a predetermined event is detected, measure the distance to an obstacle detected through the activated laser sensor, and display obstacle notification information on the display unit when the measured distance is within a threshold distance.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Fingerprinting electronic control units for vehicle intrusion detection

An anomaly-based intrusion detection system is presented for use in vehicle networks. The intrusion detection system measures and exploits the intervals of periodic in-vehicle messages for fingerprinting electronic control units.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

Wearable device, system including the same, and operation methods thereof

A wearable device may include: an authentication unit suitable for authenticating a user by verifying user identification information of the user; a sensor suitable for detecting contact between the authenticated user and the wearable device; a wireless communication unit suitable for wirelessly provide link success information to an electronic device requiring user authentication; and a control unit suitable for controlling the wireless communication unit to provide the link success information to the electronic device during the contact after success of the authentication of the authentication unit.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Synchronization processing unit, device, and system

Disclosed are a synchronization processing unit etc. Including a command determination unit that determines whether the memory access command is a command for synchronization processing; a completion determination unit that determines whether a memory access command is complete; an issuance unit configured to issue a memory access command determined not to be for the synchronization processing to the memory, and that suspends issuance of a memory access command determined to be for the synchronization processing until completion of a preceding memory access command received before the memory access command for the synchronization processing is determined and then issues the suspended memory access command; and a subsequent control unit that, during a period from the suspension of the memory access command to the issuance and then completion thereof, performs control so that a subsequent memory access command is not received from the external device and the processor in the device..
Nec Corporation

Image forming apparatus, and recording medium therefor that ensure apparatus operation without separation of hdd when partially inoperable

An image forming apparatus includes an hdd, an hdd confirming unit, a system control unit, and a non-volatile semiconductor storage device. The hdd confirming unit detects a failure of the hdd and, in situations where a failure is detected, executes a confirmation process of detecting any operable portion of the hdd.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Display controlling same

Disclosed are a display apparatus and a method for controlling same. The display apparatus comprises: a main display unit for displaying a first application group; a sub display unit stored in the display apparatus or exposed therefrom; a sensor unit for sensing whether the display apparatus is rotated; and a control unit, wherein the sub display unit is exposed from the display apparatus to display a second application group, and the control unit controls the main display unit to display a previously configured screen when the sub display is stored, and when the display apparatus is sensed by the sensor unit to have been rotated in the lateral direction within a previously set time by an angle equal to or greater than a previously set angular value, then the control unit can control the main display unit so that the second application group is displayed thereon on a full screen..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Printer multifunction system, scanner, and storage medium

A printer multifunction system including a printer, a scanner, and a computer connected to a network, includes: a determination unit configured to determine whether to transmit data obtained by the reading of the scanner to any one of the printer and the computer on the basis of at least one of a state of the printer, a reading setting of the scanner, and a state of a memory storing the data; a control unit configured to read an original by the scanner and transmit data obtained by reading the original to a destination determined by the determination unit; and a printing execution unit configured to execute a printing operation by the printer on the basis of the data which is transmitted from the scanner by the control unit or the data which is transmitted to the computer, is temporarily stored in the computer, and is transmitted from the computer by the control unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Printer, printing method, and image processing device

A printer includes a control unit and a printing unit. The control unit determines whether a portion of the print image referred to as a target region is blank.
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

Graphical user interface

A user interface includes a touch-sensitive display and a display control unit for controlling the display. A method for controlling a household appliance using the graphical user interface includes the steps of: displaying a first graphical representation on the display, the first graphical representation including symbols, each symbol being associated with an appliance subunit of the household appliance; when a symbol is touched by a touching means, transmitting control signals from the control unit to the display to change the first graphical representation into a second graphical representation; displaying information regarding a change of a setting value of the appliance entity associated with the touched symbol when the touching means is dragged from a first position to a second position at the display; and changing the graphical representation at the display from the second graphical representation to a third graphical representation when lifting the touching means from the display..
Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag

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

A display device includes a display section and a control unit including a processor. The control unit displays, upon deciding that an image to be displayed in the display section is a scrollable image larger than a predetermined display region of the display section, and an entirety of which can be displayed in the display region by scrolling the image in a vertical or horizontal direction in a display screen of the display section, a portion of the scrollable image in the display region, the portion being shifted in the vertical direction or horizontal direction to a predetermined position away from a head position, and then displays, in the display region, the scrollable image scrolled until the head position thereof appears at an end of the display region in a direction of the shifting..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Terminal, touch control unit, touchscreen, screen protector, and operation detection apparatus and method

The present disclosure discloses a terminal, a touch control unit, a touchscreen, a screen protector, and an operation detection apparatus and method, and pertains to the field of terminal control. The terminal includes a touchscreen, a controller connected to the touchscreen, and at least one touch control unit, where the touch control unit includes a detection electrode, an induction electrode, and a conducting wire connecting the detection electrode and the induction electrode.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Device and sharing contents in electronic device with other electronic device

The present disclosure relates to a 5g or pre-5g communication system which is provided to support a higher data transmission rate after 4g communication systems such as lte. A first electronic device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises a control unit, an input unit, an output unit and a communication unit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Position detection apparatus and position detection method

A position detection apparatus includes a projection unit that projects an image, a radiation unit that radiates light, a detection unit that detects reflected light of the light radiated from the radiation unit, and an output control unit that performs control for outputting information corresponding to a detection position of the reflected light based on a detection result from the detection unit when a radiation direction of the light radiated from the radiation unit is adjusted.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Image display control device, image display system, and computer program product

An image display control device according to the present invention includes a display control unit, an obtaining unit, a drawing unit, a deleting unit, and an operating unit. The display control unit displays an image on a display device.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Head mounted display, detection device, control head mounted display, and computer program

A head mounted display for supporting improvement in an act of moving a body is provided. The head mounted display includes image display unit that transmits external scenery therethrough and forms an image, a body motion detection unit that detects motions of a body of a user and at least a part of a tool bundled with the body, a model moving image acquisition unit that accesses a model moving image storage unit which stores, as a model moving image, a moving image showing a motion of the body, used as a reference of the act and stores the model moving image for each type of act, and acquires one or a plurality of model moving images corresponding to a detection result from the body motion detection unit, and a display control unit that causes the image display unit to form the acquired model moving image..
Seiko Epson Corporation

System and providing virtual reality contents based on body information obtained from user

There is provided a virtual reality (vr) contents providing system. The system includes a storage unit, a vr contents playing device, a sensor and a control unit.
Samsung C&t Corporation

Memory apparatus and energy-saving control method thereof

A memory apparatus and an energy-saving control method thereof are provided. The memory apparatus includes a plurality of non-volatile memory units and a control chip, and the control chip includes a specific circuit group, a memory control unit and an energy-saving control unit.
Via Technologies, Inc.

Control device, control method, and program

[object] to provide a control device, a control method, and a program capable of controlling display like a case in which a user performs his or her head movement although the user does not move his or her head. [solution] there is provided a control device including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire position attitude information regarding a position or an attitude of an object related to a user manipulation located at a different position from a head of a user; and a control unit configured to control an image visual field which is a range displayed as an image on a display device mounted on the head of the user based on the position attitude information..
Sony Corporation

Pressure relief valve apparatus and an electronic system for controlling the same

Provided are methods and systems for controlling a pressure relief valve. An electronic control unit monitors pressure being supplied from a source.
Klx Inc.

Fluid control apparatus

A fluid control apparatus is provided which makes it possible to effortlessly perform cable connection even when a plurality of the fluid control apparatuses are disposed adjacent to each other. The fluid control apparatus includes fluid control units to control a flow rate or pressure of a fluid, an electric circuit board to send and receive a signal to and from the fluid control units, a casing to accommodate therein the fluid control units and the electric circuit board, and an apparatus-side connector interposed between the electric circuit board and a cable electrically connected thereto.
Horiba Stec, Co., Ltd.

Work vehicle control system

A work vehicle control system controls a work vehicle having a braking device. The work vehicle control system includes a location information generating unit that obtains and outputs a location of the work vehicle, and a control unit that controls the braking device based on location information of the work vehicle obtained from the location information generating unit.
Komatsu Ltd.

Vehicle control device and vehicle

Provided is a vehicle control device mounted on a vehicle including an environment recognition unit and an automatic operation control unit. The environment recognition unit is configured to acquire information on surrounding environment around the vehicle, and provide the automatic operation control unit with the information on the surrounding environment.
Subaru Corporation

Time measurement device, time measurement method, light-emission-lifetime measurement device, and light-emission-lifetime measurement method

A time measurement device for calculating a time from an input of a first trigger signal to an input of a second trigger signal as a measured time includes a start gate configured to generate a start signal, a stop gate configured to generate a stop signal, a tdc circuit configured to generate a digital code corresponding to the time from an input of a start signal to an input of a stop signal, a delay circuit configured to delay an input of at least one of the start signal and the stop signal to the tdc circuit by a predetermined delay time, and a control unit configured to calculate a measured time on the basis of a plurality of digital codes generated by the tdc circuit, wherein the time delay unit selects at least two delay times.. .
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.

Image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic image forming apparatus which sequentially performs charging, exposure, development, transfer and cleaning on each surface portion of a photoreceptor during rotation includes: a cleaning blade configured to scrape off toner from the surface of the photoreceptor; a detecting unit configured to detect a rotation angle of the photoreceptor; and a control unit configured to control each of a start process and an end process of rotation of the photoreceptor and charging, development and transfer of the photoreceptor, wherein, in the end process, the control unit estimates a position of a surface portion of the photoreceptor, at which a charged state caused by a peeling discharge remains even after the stop of the photoreceptor, from the rotation angle from the time of start of deceleration of the photoreceptor to the time of stop of the photoreceptor, and adjusts parameters necessary for the next start process or end process.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Image forming apparatus

The image forming apparatus includes a control unit that executes a supply operation to supply a toner charged with a regular charge polarity, to at least one abutting portion of a plurality of abutting portions, at the time of image non-formation, the plurality of abutting portions being formed by a plurality of cleaning members and a plurality of image bearing members, the control unit determining an image bearing member to which the most amount of the toner charged with the regular charge polarity is supplied, based on image formation information, the image formation information being information about an image formation executed before the supply operation is executed.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

A sensor includes a light emitter and a photodetector. The light emitter outputs light with which a toner pattern or a surface material of an image carrier is irradiated.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Image forming device

Provided is an image processing apparatus to form an image on a sheet of paper, including a main body and a submodule detachably disposed on the main body. The main body includes an asynchronous serial bus and a master control unit.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus, including: a light source configured to emit a light beam; a rotary polygon mirror having a plurality of reflection surfaces configured to deflect the light beam; a beam detector configured to receive the light beam to output a pulse; a pulse interval measurement unit configured to measure a pulse interval of pulses output from the beam detector; a reflection surface identification unit configured to identify each of the plurality of reflection surfaces; a storage portion configured to store a reference pulse interval of each of the plurality of reflection surfaces; a correction amount calculation unit configured to calculate a correction amount based on the pulse interval and the reference pulse interval for each of the plurality of reflection surfaces; and a light source control unit configured to control the light source based on the correction amount.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus

The image forming apparatus includes a control unit configured to selectively execute an operation for applying a voltage with a polarity opposite to an original charging polarity of a toner to a first charging member and a second charging member and an operation for applying a voltage with the polarity opposite to the original charging polarity of the toner to one of the first charging member and the second charging member and a voltage with the same polarity as the original charging polarity of the toner to another of the first charging member and the second charging member as a cleaning operation for charging a secondary transfer residual toner to the polarity opposite to the original charging polarity of the toner by using the first charging member and the second charging member to transfer the secondary transfer residual toner onto an image bearing member.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Conveyance apparatus, lithography apparatus, and manufacturing article

The present invention provides a conveyance apparatus which conveys a substrate to a stage, the apparatus comprising a holding unit configured to hold and rotate the substrate, a detection unit configured to detect a height of the substrate held by the holding unit, a conveyance unit configured to convey the substrate from the holding unit to the stage, and a control unit configured to control, based on a detection result of the detection unit obtained while the holding unit rotates the substrate, conveyance of the substrate by the conveyance unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Mask plate, exposure system and exposure method

A mask plate, an exposure system and an exposure method are disclosed. The mask plate includes a control unit (10) and a liquid crystal cell (20), wherein the control unit (10) is electrically connected to the liquid crystal cell (20) and configured to control the liquid crystal cell (20) to render a mask pattern.
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd.

Method for representing items of information in a means of transportation, and instrument cluster for a motor vehicle

In a method for displaying items of information in a transportation device, the items of information are displayed in the form of hierarchical menu structures. A device for displaying items of information includes a control unit and a display unit for the stereoscopic and/or autostereoscopic display of items of information.
Volkswagen Ag

Digital microscope and focusing method thereof

A digital microscope and a focusing thereof are provided. The microscope integrates a focusing lens unit, a zooming lens unit and related control circuits into the interior of the microscope.
Tagye Technology Hangzhou Co., Ltd.

Device, wirelessly testing trailer brake control unit

A wireless testing device includes a trailer connector portion including a plurality of inputs; a communication device; a plurality of loads each connected to one of the plurality of inputs; and a control device. The plurality of inputs is configured to connect to a plurality of circuits in a vehicle.
Nissan North America, Inc.

Method for operating a dosing device

The present application relates to a method for operating a dosing device with a control unit and a dosing unit. The dosing unit has a cannula with a first volume and a tip, and also a sampling container fluidically connected to the cannula.
Ctc Analytics Ag

Target substance measurement kit, target substance measurement system, immunochromatography measurement kit, and immunochromatography measurement system

Provided is a target substance measurement kit including a capturing unit that captures a target substance contained in a liquid and a flow rate control unit that controls the rate of flow of the liquid in the capturing unit. The flow rate control unit is provided downstream from the capturing unit in the flow direction of the liquid..

Sample injector with metering device balancing pressure differences in an intermediate valve state

A sample injector for use in a fluid separation system for separating compounds of a fluidic sample in a mobile phase, the sample injector comprising a switchable valve, a sample loop in fluid communication with the valve and configured for receiving the fluidic sample, a metering device in fluid communication with the sample loop and configured for introducing a metered amount of the fluidic sample on the sample loop, and a control unit configured for controlling switching of the valve to transfer the sample loop between a low pressure state and a high pressure state via an intermediate state and for controlling the metering device during the intermediate state to at least partially equilibrate a pressure difference in the sample loop between the low pressure state and the high pressure state.. .
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Machine for testing thermal resistance of plastic materials, in particular thermoplastic polymers

Machine for testing thermal resistance of plastic materials, comprising a tank configured, in use, to be filled for example with a heat-transfer fluid; a heating coil for heating the heat-transfer fluid; a temperature sensor generating a temperature signal of the heat-transfer fluid; and a control unit calculating a degradation index of the heat-transfer fluid on the basis of the temperature signal. In particular, the degradation index is calculated by determining the temperature range associated with the temperature signal, updating the corresponding partial heating time, and calculating the weighted sum of the partial heating times previously saved in memory and pertaining to different temperature ranges.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Device for determining liquid level in a container

The present invention relates to a level indicator for determining the level of liquid in a container, the level indicator comprising: a floating device comprising a metal; a transmitter arranged to transmit an electromagnetic signal towards the floating device; and a receiver arranged to receive a response signal from the floating device. The floating device is moveable relative to the receiver so that a distance from the floating device to the receiver is altered in response to an altered level of liquid in the container, and wherein the electrical signal is a function of at least said distance.
Volvo Car Corporation

Air-conditioning apparatus

An indoor unit includes an air-sending fan, an air inlet through which air of an indoor space is sucked in, and an air outlet located above the air inlet and through which the air sucked in through the air inlet is blown out to the indoor space. A control unit activates the air-sending fan when leakage of the refrigerant is detected.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Air conditioner

An air conditioner 1 includes: an outdoor heat exchanger 14; an outdoor fan 12 for blowing air to the outdoor heat exchanger; an outdoor fan motor 20 that drives the outdoor fan; an outdoor fan inverter 21 that drives the outdoor fan motor; and a control unit 31 that generates a rotation-speed command voltage for controlling the rotation number of the outdoor fan motor. In addition, the control unit starts a defrost operation of the outdoor heat exchanger, based on the rotation-speed command voltage.
Johnson Controls-hitachi Air Conditioning Technology (hong Kong) Limited

Air conditioner and control method therefor

The present invention comprises: a first filter, and a second filter positioned in the slipstream of the first filter in the airflow direction; a dust amount sensor positioned before the first filter in the airflow direction, having a hole part through which dust passes, and transmitting, per unit of time, each of a first total, which is the amount of dust in a first size range, and a second total, which is the amount of dust in a second size range smaller than the first size range, of the dust passing through the hole part; and a control unit for outputting the service signal of the first filter if the accumulated value of the first total transmitted from the dust amount sensor exceeds a first set value, and outputting the service signal of the second filter if the accumulated value of the second total transmitted from the dust amount sensor exceeds a second set value, wherein the optimum service time of each of the first filter and the second filter, which are capable of filtering dust of different sizes, can be independently calculated such that the unnecessary service of one of the first filter and the second filter can be blocked, and the optimum service time according to the indoor quality can be indicated.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Shift control apparatus of automatic transmission

A shift control apparatus of an automatic transmission includes: an input detecting unit configured to detect a real rotational speed of the input shaft; an output detecting unit configured to detect a real rotational speed of the output shaft; an estimating unit configured to estimate an estimated rotational speed of the input shaft, which corresponds to a shift request, by multiplying the real rotational speed of the output shaft by a target gear ratio; and a control unit configured to control the rotation of the input shaft based on a detection result from the input detecting unit. The control unit controls the rotation of the input shaft such that an upper-limiting rotational speed of a variation in real rotational speed of the input shaft is lower than the estimated rotational speed..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Gearbox lubrication system

According to one embodiment, a rotorcraft includes a body, a rotor blade, a drive system that can be operated to rotate the rotor blade, and an emergency valve control unit. The drive system contains a first gearbox assembly, a second gearbox assembly, a first lubrication system that can deliver lubricant to the first gearbox assembly, and a second lubrication system that can deliver lubricant to the second gearbox assembly.
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Apparatus for driving and controlling converters and switching element modules in a wind power generation system

Disclosed herein are an apparatus for driving converters in a wind power generation system, an apparatus for controlling converters in a wind power generation system, an apparatus for driving switching element modules in a wind power generation system, and an apparatus for controlling switching element modules in a wind power generation system. The apparatus for driving converters in a wind power generation system includes a converter control unit configured to drive a plurality of converters connected in parallel between a generator and a grid, wherein the converter control unit sequentially drives the converters one by one when output power of the grid increases and sequentially stops the operations of the converters one by one when output power of the grid decreases..
Doosan Heavy Industries Construction Co., Ltd.

2-shaft gas turbine, and the control opening degree of inlet guide vane of the gas turbine

A 2-shaft gas turbine has a controller which controls the opening degree of an air inlet guide vane to adjust the inlet mass flow rate to a compressor. The air inlet guide vane control unit includes a first control unit that adjusts the opening degree of the inlet guide vane to keep the speed of a high pressure turbine shaft constant; a control status confirmation unit that confirms the actual speed and the opening degree of the inlet guide vane; and a low ambient temperature correction unit that reduces the actual speed in a case where the actual speed is equal to or greater than a predetermined threshold value, the opening degree of the inlet guide vane is equal to or greater than a predetermined threshold value, and the ambient temperature is equal to or less than a predetermined threshold value..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Gas turbine, combined cycle plant, and activation gas turbine

A gas turbine provided with: an air cooler that subjects compressed air extracted from a compressor to heat exchange and supplies the cooled compressed air to a cooling system of a rotor system in a turbine; an air cooler bypass line that bypasses the compressed air introduced into the air cooler; an electric valve provided in the air cooler bypass line; and a control unit that controls opening and closing of the electric valve such that, during activation of a gas turbine, a degree of opening of the electric valve is set at or below a low-level degree of opening and such that, after the load of the gas turbine has been increased, the degree of opening of the electric valve is set to be larger than the low-level degree of opening.. .
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Engine cooling system having coolant temperature sensor

The present disclosure provides an engine cooling system having a coolant temperature sensor to sense the temperature of coolant discharged from an engine; a radiator radiating heat while part of the coolant discharged from the engine is passed through the radiator; a coolant control valve unit to control coolant passing through the radiator and coolant supplied from the engine; and a control unit configured to control the temperature of coolant by controlling the coolant control valve unit according to the coolant temperature sensed by the coolant temperature sensor, wherein the control unit calculates a coolant temperature at an entrance of the engine using the sensed coolant temperature and a heat rejection rate of the engine based on the operation condition, calculates a temperature of coolant discharged from the radiator, and controls the opening degree of the coolant control valve unit using the coolant temperatures.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Linear permanent magnet motor driven downhole plunger pumping unit

This invention concerns oil production, particularly, units fitted with linear downhole motor driven displacement pumps and may be used for production of stratum fluids from marginal well stock at large depths. This increases reliability and improves power performance of the unit including a fully integrated plunger pump fitted with discharge valves and gravity gas separator with non- return valve skid above fitted with a coupling for fastening the oil-well pumping unit to flow tubing, the downhole linear motor mounted below the plunger pump, slider upstroke damper, slider down-stroke damper as well as telemetry unit mounted below the linear motor with measuring transducers connected to temperature sensors fitted in the linear motor and linked to a ground- based control unit through a neutral wire of linear motor windings; the ground-based control unit is designed as a three-phase high-frequency inverting controller and output transformer connected to the downhole linear motor through insulated three-wire cable..

Sil rated system for blowout preventer control

A control system for a subsea blowout preventer (bop) positioned in a lower stack, the lower stack releasably engaged with a lower marine riser package (lmrp). The control system includes a surface logic solver positioned at or adjacent the surface of the sea that generates commands for operating the subsea bop, a first subsea logic solver attached to the lmrp and in communication with the surface logic solver so that the first subsea logic solver receives the commands from the surface logic solver, and a second subsea logic solver attached to a hydraulic control unit in the lower stack.
Hydril Usa Distribution Llc

Machine tool system

A machine tool system includes: a machine tool that includes an openable door configured to block an opening of a cover surrounding the machine tool, and a door driving unit configured to open and close the door; and a work exchange device configured to exchange a work disposed in the cover. Further, the machine tool system includes: a first opening width setting unit configured to set a door opening width of the door; a second opening width setting unit configured to set a turnback opening width; and a door control unit configured to control the door driving unit to move the door in an opening direction from a completely closed position of the door to a position of the turnback opening width of the door, then move the door in a closing direction and stop the door at a position of the door opening width..
Fanuc Corporation

Control device for work machine, work machine, and controlling work machine

A control device for a work machine is a device for controlling a working unit of a work machine to excavate an object to be excavated. The control device includes a control unit for controlling the working unit to prevent a working implement of the working unit from crossing a predetermined target profile, and a switching unit for defining the target profile as an offset profile separated by a predetermined distance from a target excavation profile that is a target profile for finishing of the object to be excavated or the target excavation profile, based on an attitude of the working implement relative to the target excavation profile..
Komatsu Ltd.

Construction machine

A construction machine acquires efficiently and accurately the target surface to be displayed or controlled. The construction machine includes: a design surface information storage unit storing three-dimensional target shape as multiple design surfaces; a work equipment velocity vector acquisition unit detecting or estimating the velocity of work equipment; a work equipment position acquisition unit detecting or estimating the position of the work equipment; a target surface acquisition unit acquiring a principal target surface to acquire an estimated target surface that is potentially the next principal target surface; an operation control unit correcting the work equipment velocity; and a display unit displaying the positional relations between the work equipment position and the principal target surface.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Electronically controlled switch for an electric motor

A system in which the operation of an electric motor is controlled by electronically controlled switches. The system includes the motor having a run winding and a start winding, a heating component, and a motor control subsystem.
Nidec Motor Corporation

Feeding systems and methods of using feeding systems

In one embodiment, a feed system for distributing fluidized feed material, comprises: a distribution unit configured to fluidize feed material; and a control unit fluidly coupled to the distribution unit, wherein the control unit comprises: a chamber configured to hold the feed material provided from the distribution unit; and a feeder unit fluidly coupled to the chamber: and a second gas inlet configured to provide gas to the chamber; and a material discharge pipe fluidly coupled to the chamber and the second gas inlet.. .
Alcoa Usa Corp.

Substrate processing apparatus

A substrate processing apparatus includes: a process chamber where a substrate is processed; a substrate support, disposed in the process chamber, where the substrate is placed; a transfer chamber disposed under the process chamber; a partition dividing the process and transfer chambers; a first heating unit disposed in the substrate support to heat the substrate and the process chamber; a second heating unit disposed in the transfer chamber to heat the transfer chamber; a process gas supply unit to supply a process gas into the process chamber; a first cleaning gas supply unit to supply a cleaning gas into the process chamber; a second cleaning gas supply unit to supply the cleaning gas into the transfer chamber; and a control unit to control the first heating unit, the second heating unit, the process gas supply unit, the first cleaning gas supply unit and the second cleaning gas supply unit.. .
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

Control device for a uv-disinfecting system with broadband uv emitters

A device for monitoring and controlling water disinfecting systems having at least one broadband uv emitter arranged in a channel, wherein the device has at least one sensor, which is arranged in the water at a distance from the broadband uv emitter, and wherein the sensor is connected to a control unit, which is set up to control the output of the broadband uv emitter or the volumetric flow of water through the channel, wherein the sensor has a maximum sensitivity to uv radiation in a wavelength range between 200 nm and 240 nm.. .
Xylem Ip Holdings Llc

Control device, control method, and flight vehicle device

[solution] provided is the control device including an illuminating control unit configured to adjust a light amount of an illuminating device according to an inclination of a body of a flight vehicle device that has an imaging device configured to photograph a photographing target and the illuminating device configured to illuminate the photographing target.. .

Aircraft

The present invention relates to an aircraft having at least one flap arranged at the wing of the aircraft and having at least one first drive unit for actuating the flap as a landing flap and a first control unit for controlling the first drive unit when the aircraft is in a landing mode of operation, wherein the aircraft comprises at least one second drive unit which is an active differential gear box for actuating the flap as an aileron and a second control unit for controlling the second drive unit when the aircraft performs an aileron function.. .
Liebherr-aerospace Lindenberg Gmbh

System and controlling aircraft wing flap motion

A system and method for controlling one or more flaps of a wing of an aircraft include a first flap moveably secured to a first wing of the aircraft. The first flap is moveable between an extended position and a retracted position.
The Boeing Company

Ballast water treatment operating apparatus and method

A ballast water treatment operating apparatus includes a ballast water treatment unit for performing a certain treatment of ballast water flowing in from the outside for a ballast operation or performing a certain treatment of ballast water discharged into the outside for a de-ballast operation; a positional information receiving unit for receiving positional information; a control unit for confirming a ship's position by using positional information received from the positional information receiving unit and then determining whether to operate the ballast water treatment unit during a ballast operation or during a de-ballast operation, thereby being capable of preventing an unnecessary energy consumption.. .
Techcross Co., Ltd.

Marine vessel power system and method

A power system for a marine vessel comprises an engine and a controllable pitch thruster drivably coupled to the engine. A speed of the controllable pitch thruster various with a speed of the engine.
Caterpillar Propulsion Production Ab

Electronic control device

An electronic control unit includes a casing and a cover which are mutually bonded. A drive circuit board which drives a motor unit is fixed to the cover and, on the other hand, a control circuit board which controls the drive circuit board is fixed to the casing.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Controller of hybrid vehicle

A controller of a hybrid vehicle includes: a control unit configured to activate a starter device for starting any one of a drive motor and an engine by stepping up electric power from a battery by a voltage transformer. The control unit includes a limitation part that limits passing power of the voltage transformer when the temperature of the voltage transformer rises, and a calculation part that obtains a maximum electric power that can be supplied to the drive motor when the starter device is activated, by subtracting a consumed power of the starter device from limited power during limitation of passing power by the limitation part.
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Control system for vehicle

A control system for a vehicle includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to i) calculate a target supercharging pressure of an intake air such that, when an internal combustion engine is operated through the homogeneous charge compression ignition, the internal combustion engine achieves a required output while satisfying a predetermined requirement, ii) control an output of the internal combustion engine such that the output approaches the required output in accordance with an actual supercharging pressure in process of changing the actual supercharging pressure to the target supercharging pressure that is achieved by a supercharger, and iii) control a rotary machine such that an output of the rotary machine compensates for part or all of a differential output between the required output and the output in process of changing the actual supercharging pressure to the target supercharging pressure..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Travel driving apparatus of vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including: a step-up converter for stepping-up the voltage from a battery and supplying power to the front motor for driving front wheels; as well as a paddle switch for setting regenerative braking torque stepwisely, and a hybrid control unit for calculating a regenerative braking force based on a selection stage set by the paddle switch, the hybrid control unit decreases the regenerative braking force to be less than the regenerative braking force while the maximum input/output power of the step-up converter is not limited, when a selection stage in which regenerative braking force is more than that in a d range is selected while the maximum input/output power of the step-up converter is limited.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Travel driving apparatus of vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including a front motor for driving front wheels, and a step-up converter for stepping up voltage from a battery to supply power to the front motor, in which power regenerated by rotational force of the front wheel during vehicle deceleration is stepped down by a step-up converter and can be supplied to a battery, the hybrid vehicle includes a hybrid control unit which computes maximum input power of the step-up converter and regenerated power of the front motor during vehicle deceleration, and sets a difference obtained by subtracting regenerated power of the front motor from the maximum input power of the step-up converter to the maximum generated power of the generator.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit executes navigation-cooperative soc control in which traveling situations on a traveling route found through a search performed by a navigation system are predicted and a state-of-charge is controlled by adjusting an output of an engine based on the predicted traveling situations to control charging-discharging of an electricity storage device. The ecu does not execute the navigation-cooperative soc control when a temperature of the electricity storage device falls below a prescribed temperature and thus charging-discharging of the electricity storage device is limited..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Control device for hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

An electronic control unit performs a control process including a step of setting a second learning time shorter than a first learning time when a charge sustaining mode is not selected, a step of setting enlarged values as upper and lower limit values of a feedback value, a step of switching an engine stop prohibition flag to an on state when a learning start condition is satisfied, a step of performing learning control, a step of performing an update process when the set learning time elapses, and a step of turning off the engine stop prohibition flag.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Travel driving apparatus of vehicle

A hybrid vehicle including a front motor for driving front wheels, a rear motor for driving rear wheels, and a step-up converter for stepping-up the voltage from a battery and supplying power to the front motor, in which an engine is started to shift the vehicle from an ev mode into a series mode when the output power of the step-up converter is lower than the required power of the front motor, the hybrid vehicle includes a hybrid control unit which computes maximum output power of the step-up converter and, when the output power of the step-up converter is more than the maximum output power, increases the distribution ratio of the travel driving torque of the rear wheel, thereby increasing the output torque of the rear motor.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

A vehicle control apparatus includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to perform feedback control of a motor such that a torque is output for stopping a crankshaft at a target angle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Braking system for a motor vehicle

A brake system comprises a first electrohydraulic open-loop and closed-loop control unit. The first electrohydraulic control unit comprises a master brake cylinder actuatable by a brake pedal; a first electrically controllable pressure-providing device; and an electrically controllable pressure-modulating device sets wheel-specific brake pressures for the wheel brakes.
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Vehicle turntable

Embodiments include a vehicle turntable comprising a central hub communicatively coupled to a control unit for receiving control signals; a plurality of wedge-shaped panels radially coupled to the central hub so as to form a circular surface; a plurality of wheels coupled to a number of the plurality of panels; and at least one motor configured to drive a corresponding one of the plurality of wheels and to receive the control signals from the central hub. Embodiments also include a system comprising a first turntable hub configured to control operation of a first turntable; and a control unit communicatively coupled to the first turntable hub to provide control signals to the first turntable hub..
Czarnowski Display Service, Inc.

Occupant protection apparatus

An occupant protection apparatus includes: an airbag configured to be stored in a head rest or a seat back of a vehicle seat, and the airbag being formed as a single bag that is configured to cover a head of an occupant and including a front inflating part and a right and left pair of lateral inflating parts; a three-point seat belt device including webbing equipped with a lap belt and a shoulder belt, and a belt take-up mechanism, and the belt take-up mechanism applying tension to the webbing; and a control unit that, in the event that an impact to the vehicle has been predicted or detected, activates the belt take-up mechanism before inflating and deploying the airbag.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic control unit

A driving mode setting part sets a driving mode when a vehicle travels by automatic driving. An item setting part sets a prioritized diagnosis.
Denso Corporation

Method and circuit arrangement for feeding a series circuit of n led units

A method and a circuit arrangement for feeding n led units (led1 to led5) of a lighting unit of a motor vehicle by way of a controlled power source (5) from a voltage source (2) having a fluctuating operating voltage (ub), in which the led units (led1 to led5) are interconnected, and in particular k led units (led1 to led5) of a series connection are short-circuited, when the operating voltage (ub) drops, taking a stored weighting with respect to the priority assigned to individual led units into consideration, wherein current continues to flow simultaneously through (n−k) led units. A memory unit (7) for storing information about weightings on the priority of certain led units is assigned to the control unit (3) for activating the power source, a switching matrix (4′, s1 to s4), and in particular a circuit arrangement composed of n controlled switches (s1 to s4) that each bypass the led units (led1 to led4, led5) is provided, and the control unit (3) is configured to compared the operating voltage and/or the current (is) of the power source to predefinable threshold values and to interconnect the led units as a function of this comparison and the weighting..
Zkw Group Gmbh

Control device for the comfort equipment of a passenger transport vehicle seat module, seat module and system for controlling comfort equipment

Disclosed is a device for controlling comfort equipment of a passenger transport vehicle seat module. With the control device including: a control unit, a transmitter/receiver intended to receive an adjusting command and to transmit it to the control unit; the control unit being able to transmit the adjusting command received to a piece of comfort equipment, a locking device including a maneuvering member, the locking device prevents the transmission of the adjusting command of the transmitter/receiver to the piece of comfort equipment, when the maneuvering member is actuated..
Zodiac Actuation Systems

Travel driving apparatus of vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including a front motor for driving front wheels, a rear motor for driving rear wheels, a generator for generating power by being driven by an internal combustion engine, and a step-up converter for stepping up the voltage from a battery and supplying power to the front motor, while stepping-down the generated power of the generator and supplying the power to the rear motor, a hybrid control unit decreases the power supplied from the generator to the rear motor, and increases the power supplied from the battery to the rear motor when input power of the step-up converter is limited based on a temperature condition of the step-up converter.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle, cooperation system, and control hybrid vehicle

When a use index indicative of a degree of use of external charging is less than a threshold, an electronic control unit determines that the degree of use of external charging is low, and executes a charging guide control to promote the use of external charging at the time of parking at a battery charging point, such as at home or in a battery charging station, where the external charging is performable. Hereby, it is possible to promote a driver to use external charging at the time of parking at the battery charging point.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors

Example systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors are disclosed. An example disclosed vehicle includes a battery pack, a hvac control module, and an electronic control unit that includes a range calculator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Primary unit comprising a plurality of coil sections for inductive charging

A primary unit is provided for producing an electromagnetic charging field for inductive coupling to a secondary coil. The primary unit has a multi-part primary coil, which includes n coil sections, with n>2, which are coupled to each other on a first end in the shape of a star.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Apparatus and determining mounting state of electronic control unit of electronically controlled suspension system

An apparatus and a method for determining a mounting state of an electronic control unit (ecu) of an electronic controlled suspension (ecs) system can determine either a normal mounting state or a mounting failure of the ecu of the ecs system. The apparatus for determining the mounting state of the ecu includes: a signal processor receiving a damper velocity of each damper; an integrator calculating an integral of the damper velocity by integrating the damper velocity of each damper received by the signal processor per unit time; a comparator comparing the integral of the damper velocity calculated by the integrator with an actual stroke of each damper; and an index output unit outputting a mounting state of the ecu in the form of an index according to comparison results of the comparator..
Hyundai Motor Company

Communication method between a plurality of electronic measurement modules of a motor vehicle

Disclosed is a method for communicating measurement messages between a plurality of electronic measurement modules and an electronic control unit of a motor vehicle. The method includes the steps of measurement (e1), by a primary emitter module, of parameter values associated with the wheel in which the module is mounted, of sending (e2), by the primary emitter module, of measurement messages to a relay module, of reception (e3) by the relay module, of the measurement messages sent, of measurement (e5), by the relay module, of parameter values associated with the wheel in which the relay module is mounted and of sending (e6), by the relay module, of the measurement messages received and of its own measurements to the electronic control unit..
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Printing apparatus, printing method, and computer program

A printing apparatus includes a first nozzle which ejects first ink containing a black coloring material, a second nozzle which ejects second ink with a low content rate of the coloring material compared to the first ink, and a control unit which controls ejecting of the ink from the first and second nozzles, in which, in a case of printing a darkest point, the control unit causes the second ink to be ejected after causing the first ink to be ejected, and causes the second ink to be ejected from the second nozzle so that a use rate of the second ink becomes 1% or more and 15% or less, when causing the second ink to be ejected.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Droplet ejection control apparatus, droplet ejection control method, and droplet ejection apparatus

Provided is a droplet ejection control apparatus that causes a droplet ejection apparatus including a head in which a plurality of nozzles are disposed being aligned in a predetermined direction to perform overlap printing in which printing is duplicated in a predetermined region using a first nozzle row group and a second nozzle row group, and includes a control unit which sets an amount of droplets, when a predetermined condition is satisfied, to a value corresponding to the stated condition based on print control data according to which the first nozzle row group and the second nozzle row group perform superimposition printing.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Method, apparatus, and control unit for producing a three-dimensional object

A method for controlling the direction of gas suctioning is carried out in a device (1) for producing a three-dimensional object (2) by selectively solidifying building material (13) layer by layer. The device (1) comprises an application device (12-14) for applying a layer of the building material (13) to a build area in a working plane (10), a solidifying device (20) for selectively solidifying the building material (13) in the applied layer, and at least two gas nozzles (40) which are arranged at the edge of the build area.
Eos Gmbh Electro Optical Systems

Preform conveying device, preform conveying method, and blow molding device

A preform conveying device (100) of the invention includes a control unit that detects an arriving time at which a conveyor jig arrives at a reference position based on an output of a first encoder, and commands a second motor to move a conveyor arm to a target position at regular intervals from the arriving time. The target position in each command is a position obtained by adding, to a current position of the conveyor jig which is obtained based on a latest output of the first encoder which was obtained when the command has been issued, a moving distance by which the conveyor jig has advanced during a delay time t which spans from a time when the latest output is outputted from the first encoder to a time when the command is received by the second motor..
Nissei Asb Machine Co., Ltd.

System for generating sets of control data for robots

The invention relates to a system for generating sets of control data for networked robots, comprising a plurality of robots (ri), wherein i=1, 2, 3, . .
Cavos Bagatelle Verwaltungs Gmbh & Co. Kg

Robot control apparatus, robot control method, robot system, and storage medium

A robot control apparatus for controlling a robot manipulating a target object includes a measurement unit configured to measure a change of a gripping unit configured to grip the target object when the gripping unit contacts the target object, a first acquisition unit configured to acquire the change of the gripping unit measured by the measurement unit, a second acquisition unit configured to acquire a gripping state, which is a state of gripping of the target object by the gripping unit, based on the change of the gripping unit acquired by the first acquisition unit, and a control unit configured to control an action of the robot based on the gripping state acquired by the second acquisition unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Motor control unit and electronically driven hand held and / or hand guided tool comprising such a control unit

A motor control unit (6) is adapted for controlling an electronically driven hand held and/or hand guided tool (1) featuring a housing (2) and a working element (3) located outside the housing (2), the housing (2) containing an electric motor (29) and a gear mechanism for translating a rotational movement of the motor (29) into an actuation movement of the working element (3). An electrically driven tool (1) is also provided that includes such a control unit (6).

End point detection method, polishing apparatus, and polishing method

An end point detection method is provided for detecting an end point based on a drive current supplied to a drive unit that rotates and drives one of a polishing table and a holding unit. The end point detection method includes: a step (s102) of determining whether a polishing condition of a polishing process to be executed coincides with a preset specific polishing condition; a step (s103) of adjusting a current control parameter in a drive control unit that controls the drive current, the current control parameter related to a change in the drive current with respect to a change in a driving load of the drive unit, if it is determined that the polishing condition coincides with the specific polishing condition; and a step (s105) of detecting the drive current supplied to the drive unit based on the adjusted current control parameter..
Ebara Corporation

Laser cutting apparatus that performs gap sensor calibration and reflected light profile measurement, and correlation table generation laser cutting apparatus

A laser cutting apparatus includes a laser oscillator; an output control unit for a laser beam; a cutting head configured to emit the laser beam; a gap sensor; an axial mechanism configured to activate the cutting head; an axial control unit; a detection unit configured to detect reflected light intensity; a storage unit configured to store an output value of the laser beam, reflected light intensity, a detection value of the gap sensor, and positional information of the axial mechanism; and a correlation table generation unit configured to output an instruction to operate the axial mechanism and the laser oscillator, and generates a correlation table configured to obtain a correlation between the output value of the laser beam and the reflected light intensity, a correlation between the positional information and the reflected light intensity, and a correlation between the detection value and the positional information.. .
Fanuc Corporation

High-pressure cleaning apparatus

A high-pressure cleaning apparatus including a high-pressure pump that includes a suction chamber, at least one pump chamber in which liquid is pressurized, and a pressure chamber arranged downstream of the pump chamber is disclosed. The high-pressure pump includes a return line via which the pressure chamber is in flow communication with the suction chamber, and a valve unit by which a free cross-sectional area of the return line is changeable.
Alfred Kärcher Gmbh & Co. Kg

Sorting and distribution system

Disclosed is a sorting and distribution system for sorting a number of different types of articles to a number of different clients depending on types and amounts of articles ordered by the different clients. The system comprises a plurality of article tracks and a plurality of order tracks arranged substantially transverse to the plurality of article tracks.

Information processing system, server, program, and information processing method

It is an object of the present invention to enable a player playing a game to readily view an image that may serve as a reference for the game. A server 1 carries out communications with a terminal 2-2 that generates metadata when needed during the execution of a game, the metadata including one or more kinds of attribute information.
Cygames, Inc.

Information processing program and information processing method

The object of the present invention is to enable an instruction for timeshifted recording in a short time and with a simple operation. A play-video saving control unit 12 controls saving of log data regarding a game being executed.
Cygames, Inc.

Information processing program and information processing method

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a position-independent user interface that can realize a large variety of commands and high responsiveness as perceived by a user. A control unit 30 functions when a game involving a plurality of kinds of actions corresponding to predetermined commands represented by predetermined sequences of input events is executed.
Cygames, Inc.

Electronic apparatus, notification method, and computer-readable storage medium

A mobile terminal includes a sensor information acquisition unit, a state calculation unit, and an output control unit. The sensor information acquisition unit successively acquires bio-information relating to a subject.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Device to kill micro-organisms inside the respiratory tract

A present idea relates to a device to kill micro-organisms inside the patient's respiratory tract using uv light, specifically uv-c. It is particularly used to treat patients with coronaviruses family such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (sars) and middle east respiratory syndrome (mers).

Skin sensors and automatic injectors for injectable syringes having skin sensors

A skin sensing system for a drug delivery device includes a control unit and a skin sensor comprising one or more electrodes. The skin sensor may be configured to store a threshold value associated with skin sensing, receive one or more sensed signal values .from the one or more electrodes, compare the one or more sensed signal values with the threshold value, and based on the comparison, transmit a resultant signal to the control unit, the resultant signal is used by the control unit to determine whether a skin surface of a user is substantially proximate to the skin sensor upon receiving the resultant signal.
Unitract Syringe Pty Ltd

Treatment of fluid transport conduit with ultraviolet radiation

An approach for treating a fluid transport conduit with ultraviolet radiation is disclosed. A light guiding unit, operatively coupled to a set of ultraviolet radiation sources, encloses the fluid transport conduit.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Surgical robot platform

A medical robot system, including a robot coupled to an effectuator element with the robot configured for controlled movement and positioning. The system may include a transmitter configured to emit one or more signals, and the transmitter is coupled to an instrument coupled to the effectuator element.
Globus Medical, Inc.

Information processing apparatus, ultrasonic imaging apparatus, and information processing method

An ultrasonic imaging support apparatus for supporting imaging performed by an ultrasonic probe that acquires an ultrasonic image of a subject includes a specification unit configured to specify a position inside the subject in a three dimensional image, an identification unit configured to identify a position on a body surface of the subject based on the specified position, and a display control unit configured to display a position where the ultrasonic image acquired by the ultrasonic probe is captured and the identified position on a display unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

X-ray apparatus and controlling x-ray apparatus

Provided is an x-ray apparatus. The x-ray apparatus includes: an x-ray photographing unit configured to acquire first image information by irradiating an x-ray of a first dose to an object; a control unit configured to determine existence/nonexistence of a density abnormality of the object on the basis of the first image information; and an output unit configured to display information about the existence/nonexistence of the density abnormality..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Electric air pump

The present disclosure provides an electric air pump which includes: a first housing including a cavity; a first air pump arranged inside the cavity, the first air pump being provided with a fan blade cover that divides the cavity into a fan blade cavity and a driving cavity; a switch driving device arranged inside the driving cavity, connected to the first air pump, and adapted to drive a switching between air passages; an air pressure sensor arranged inside the driving cavity for detecting an internal pressure value of an inflatable body; a central control unit arranged inside the driving cavity and electrically connected to the first air pump, the switch driving device, and the air pressure sensor; and at least one panel covering the cavity opening of the cavity. The electric air pump can precisely control an inflation pressure, and automatically and silently supplement air via an air supplement pump..
Bestway Inflatables & Material Corp.

Cooling device, control method and control program for same, and storage medium

A rack louver 120 controls an air flow of outside air external to an enclosure 10 taken into the enclosure 10, flowing from an inlet 20 to an outlet 30 in a rack 60. An outlet louver 130 controls an air flow of inside air internal to the enclosure 10 flowing out from the outlet 30 to outside the enclosure 10.
Nec Corporation

Method and modulating load by means of a control command obtained by varying the conduction angle of ac voltage

A method and apparatus for modulating a load by means of control command obtained by varying conduction angle of ac voltage is provided. Under normal operation, conduction angle of ac is approximate to 180 degrees.
Jaguar Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

User apparatus and buffer control method

A user apparatus communicates with a base station in a mobile communication system which includes cells including a first cell and a second cell which uses a tti different from that of the first cell, includes a reception unit with a buffer for, in the case where decoding of downlink data received from the base station has failed, storing the downlink data in the buffer, and combining the downlink data stored in the buffer and retransmitted data transmitted from the base station based on acknowledgment information for the downlink data, and decoding the combined result; and a transmission unit for transmitting the acknowledgment information for the downlink data to the base station. The reception unit includes a buffer control unit for dividing the buffer with a dividing number based on the ttis of the first and second cells, and storing the downlink data in divided areas of the buffer..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Wireless communication terminal, base station device, and resource allocation method

A wireless communication terminal capable of increasing the utilization efficiency of ack/nack resources and suppressing unnecessary pusch band reduction while avoiding ack/nack collision. The wireless communication terminal has a configuration provided with: a reception unit for receiving a control signal including ari via an e-pdcch set from among one or a plurality of e-pdcch sets; a control unit for determining an offset value indicated by the ari on the basis of whether or not a resource region that may be taken by a dynamic ack/nack resource corresponding to the e-pdcch set that has received the control signal and a resource region that may be taken by a dynamic ack/nack resource corresponding to another e-pdcch set overlap, and imparting an offset to the ack/nack resource according to the value of the ari; and a transmission unit for transmitting the ack/nack signal using the determined ack/nack resource..
Sun Patent Trust

Binaural hearing assistance system comprising two wireless interfaces

The application relates to a binaural hearing assistance system comprising first and second hearing assistance devices adapted for being located at or in left and right ears of a user. The application further relates to a method of operating a binaural hearing assistance system.
Oticon A/s

Binaural hearing assistance system comprising two wireless interfaces

The application relates to a binaural hearing assistance system comprising first and second hearing assistance devices adapted for being located at or in left and right ears of a user. The application further relates to a method of operating a binaural hearing assistance system.
Oticon A/s

Mems loudspeaker arrangement comprising a sound generator and a sound amplifier

A mems loudspeaker arrangement for generating sound waves in the audible wavelength spectrum includes a housing that defines a sound-conducting channel and a sound outlet arranged at the end of the sound-conducting channel. At least two mems loudspeakers are arranged in the interior of the housing so that they generate sound waves through the sound-conducting channel to the sound outlet.
Usound Gmbh

User terminal apparatus, display apparatus, user interface providing method and controlling method thereof

A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus includes a communication interface unit which receives user interface (ui) information data regarding a ui screen corresponding to at least one application displayed on an external apparatus in communication with the external apparatus, a storage unit which stores a ui information conversion format, an information conversion unit which converts the received ui information data using the ui information conversion format, a display unit which displays a ui screen, and a control unit which controls the information conversion unit to convert the ui information data received by the communication interface unit using the ui information conversion format and display on the display unit the ui screen corresponding to the converted ui information data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Av signal transmission and receiving system, sink apparatus, av signal transmission and receiving method, and av signal receiving method

An av signal transmission and receiving system capable of appropriately receiving an av signal includes a source apparatus and a sink apparatus connected to the source apparatus via an hdmi (registered trademark) cable. The sink apparatus includes: an av signal receiving unit which receives an av signal via the hdmi cable; a memory which holds the edid; a rewriting unit which rewrites the edid; an hpd control unit which controls output of an hpd signal; and a determining unit which: determines whether the av signal which has been received is an hdmi signal conforming to an hdmi standard or a digital visual interface (dvi) signal; and when the determining unit determines that the av signal is a dvi signal, instructs the rewriting unit to rewrite the edid and instructs the hpd control unit to output the hpd signal indicating that reading of the edid which has been rewritten is possible..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Image processing apparatus and method

Provided is an image processing apparatus which includes a setting unit assigning a control block, which is a control unit of a filter process that is locally performed with respect to an image, to an initial position of the image determined based on a predetermined reference point; a movement unit moving the control block, which has been assigned to the initial position of the image by the setting unit, up to a position in which the result of the filter process is improved; and a filter processing unit performing the filter process for the respective control blocks which has been moved by the movement unit.. .
Sony Corporation

Imaging apparatus and image processing system

An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor, a control unit, a first image processing unit, and a second image processing unit. The image sensor includes a plurality of pixels, each of which includes a photoelectric conversion unit which converts light into an electric charge.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Laser projection display device

A laser projection display device 1 includes a laser light source driving unit 4 setting a current which drives a laser light source according to an image signal, a light sensor 10 detecting a light amount of the laser light generated by the laser light source 5, and a light emission control unit 22 emitting light by supplying a standard image signal and a current setting signal to the laser light source driving unit and setting the laser light source driving unit such that the light amount detected by the light sensor becomes a target value. The light emission control unit supplies the current setting signal to the laser light source driving unit such that light emission is performed a plurality of times with a predetermined current difference, in a fly-back period in one frame of the image signal..
Hitachi-lg Data Storage, Inc.

Information processing system and method, information processing apparatus, image-capturing device and method, recording medium, and program

A feature extracting unit obtains sensor data from a plurality of sensors to calculate each feature. When an event determining unit determines the occurrence of an event based on each feature, a display data constructor generates remote-controller display data for displaying the event, and controls a remote-controller display device to display the remote-controller display data.
Sony Corporation

Projection display device and light source control method thereof

A projection display device and a light source control method thereof capable of improving visibility of specific information without increasing a manufacturing cost and a power consumption amount are provided. An hud includes a plurality of light sources that emit light beams with different colors, a projection unit that projects light according to image information among the light beams emitted from the plurality of light sources onto a combiner, and a light source control unit that sequentially emits lights from the plurality of respective light sources according to a predetermined light emission amount pattern.
Fujifilm Corporation

Pixel output level control device and cmos image sensor using the same

A pixel output level control device may include: a pixel output level control unit suitable for controlling a pixel output level of a pixel signal of a pixel for reducing the time required for settling the pixel signal during a specific period; and a pixel output level retention unit suitable for maintaining the pixel output level of the pixel signal during the specific period to a fixed value, according to control of the pixel output level control unit.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Evaluation device

An evaluation device includes a first display control unit that displays imaging data acquired by an imaging device on a display screen of a display device, and a second display control unit that displays on the display screen a guide display based on work vehicle data on a work vehicle imaged, to determine an imaging position of the imaging device.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and setting white reference value

According to an embodiment, an image reading device includes a photoelectric conversion unit, a white reference plate, a rotation unit, and a control unit. The photoelectric conversion unit includes an image reading sensor which converts light from an imaging position into image data.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus and program

An image forming apparatus includes: a first memory for temporarily storing therein image data output to an image forming unit; a data processing processor for reading the image data; a second memory for temporarily storing therein the image data; and a main processor for causing the data processing processor to sequentially read the image data, wherein the data processing processor includes: data transfer units; a transfer control unit; and a table, the main processor sets a start address and a size and instructs the transfer control unit to activate the data transfer units, the transfer control unit divides a size of image data and sets a start address and a size of divided image data, the data transfer units read corresponding image data and output it to the second memory, and the transfer control unit subsequently controls the data transfer units and notifies the transfer completion to the main processor.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.





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