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| Key display manner updating method and wireless handheld device|
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a key display updating method and a wireless handheld device. The method includes: counting click times of each key on a virtual keyboard; obtaining a display manner corresponding to the counted click times of each key based on correspondence between click times of keys and display manners; and displaying each key according to the display manner corresponding to the click times of each key.
| Systems and methods relating to credit|
The present invention includes an electronic platform where business credit can be created, affiliated, transmitted, redeemed and processed, etc. In connection with multiple redeemers.
| Providing offer(s) to users in a social networking system based on compatibility of the users with the offer(s)|
Techniques are described herein for, among other things, providing relevant offers to group(s) of users in a social networking system. The offers may specify discounted prices (a.k.a.
| Systems and methods for pricing electronic content items|
Techniques for facilitating transactions for electronic content items are described. Some embodiments provide a media marketplace system that provides a marketplace for electronic content items, such as songs, videos, electronic books, and the like.
| Travel packages including separately purchased travel items|
A user of a personal computing device may identify multiple travel items of interest displayed for purchase by a network-based travel service. However, the user may not desire to purchase the travel items in a single purchase.
| Dc offset cancellation|
Communication processing paths include distortions, such as dc offset in the baseband analog path which needs to be accounted for. The use of a digital-to-analog converter (dac) to inject a dc offset cancellation signal can bring about noise/area/power advantages.
| Semiconductor manufacturing process system and method|
According to one embodiment, a wafer processing device includes a processed number counting unit that counts a number of processed wafers, and a maintenance post-processing unit that executes a dummy lot process and a qc lot process after a maintenance process. A wafer preparation device prepares the dummy lot and the qc lot, when a first processed number is counted by the processed number counting unit.
| Instrument for counting the duration of differentiated phases|
An instrument for counting duration for differentiated phases, including: plural mechanisms for recording a time duration, each actuatable, for activation and deactivation thereof, by a first controller; a general controller for controlling, from an inactive position in which all the recording mechanisms are deactivated, activation of only one of them, selected by a selector, and for again controlling, at a final moment, deactivation of all the recording mechanisms; a switch configured, during a command for activation of one of the recording mechanisms, to trigger the deactivation of all other recording mechanisms and to save totality of the recorded times, counted on each of the recording mechanisms. The selector is configured to be controlled by a user or/and by a measuring mechanism or/and by a signal to trigger the activation of one of the recording mechanisms..
| Printing apparatus|
A printing apparatus includes first to n-th (n is an integer equal to or greater than 2) ink tanks in which ink accommodated in an ink pack is filled, slots that respectively correspond to the ink tank, memory units that are packaged together with the ink pack and are respectively installed in the slots, and a processing unit that controls read-out of data from or writing of data to the memory unit. The processing unit updates total ink consumption information on the main body side for each ink color on the basis of the counted ink consumption, and writes the total ink consumption based on the total ink consumption information on the main body side, to the storage device of the memory unit corresponding to the ink color..
|Allocation of counters from a pool of counters to track mappings of logical registers to physical registers for mapper based instruction executions|
A computer system assigns a particular counter from among a plurality of counters currently in a counter free pool to count a number of mappings of logical registers from among a plurality of logical registers to a particular physical register from among a plurality of physical registers, responsive to an execution of an instruction by a mapper unit mapping at least one logical register from among the plurality of logical registers to the particular physical register, wherein the number of the plurality of counters is less than a number of the plurality of physical registers. The computer system, responsive to the counted number of mappings of logical registers to the particular physical register decremented to less than a minimum value, returns the particular counter to the counter free pool..
|System and method of matrix based organization of commodity offers|
Provided in various aspects, are systems and methods for organizing and delivering commodity information to a consumer in an easily understood user interface. In some embodiments, the user interface is specially configured to present a matrix of information to the consumer, blending “branded” and non-branded opportunities.
|Method and device for counting the number of landings performed by an aircraft tyre|
A number of landings of an aircraft tyre is counted according to a method that includes: measuring a physical quantity of air contained inside the tyre, the measuring taking place in a discontinuous mode; determining at least one indicator relating to the physical quantity; comparing the at least one indicator with a predetermined threshold associated with the tyre; and, if the at least one indicator is greater than the predetermined threshold associated with the tyre, incrementing the number of landings of the tyre.. .
Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus and method for displaying trigger frequency on a display of a test and measurement instrument. During each of a series of equal time intervals, a number of trigger events are counted.
|Dose counter assembly for inhaler|
Dose counter assemblies are provided herein which allow for the counting of used doses of a medical inhaler. In one aspect, one dose counter ring is utilized.
|Method for preventing theft of an electric vehicle and an electric vehicle applying the same|
A method for preventing theft of an electric vehicle includes steps (a) and (b). In step (a), when a switch detector detects that the state of a main switch is an off state, and when a rotation detector detects that a drive wheel is rotating, a controller is configured to count a time period of rotation of the drive wheel.
|Method for displaying error rates of data channels of display|
A method for displaying error rates of data channels of a display is provided. A timing controller of the display repeatedly transmits a test signal with a specific format to a first and a second source drivers of the display via a first and a second data channels of the display.
|Motor control device, motor control method, and image forming apparatus|
A motor control device supplies a drive control signal to a drive circuit that drives a motor at a constant period using a motor drive signal based on the drive control signal, and shuts off the motor drive signal when a count value counted by a counter that reset the count value if a state of the motor changes exceeds a threshold corresponding to a plurality of driving periods of the motor. The motor control device includes: a control unit that controls a setting unit to set a rotational direction of the motor to a first rotational direction and a second rotational direction reverse to the first rotational direction at the constant period alternately, when a drive mode of the motor is a position holding mode to drive the motor so as to hold a rotational position of the motor..
|Data processing device and data processing method|
In a case where a predetermined ldpc code having a code length of 16200 bits and a code rate of 8/15 is mapped on 256 signal points, and the (#i+1)th bit counted from the uppermost bit among 8×1 sign bits and the (#i+1)th bit counted from the uppermost bit among 8×1 symbol bits of one symbol are expressed as a bit b#i and a bit y#i, respectively, a demultiplexer performs shuffling to assign a bit b0 to a bit y2, a bit b1 to a bit y6, a bit b2 to a bit y1, a bit b3 to a bit y0, a bit y4 to a bit y7, a bit b5 to a bit y5, a bit b6 to a bit y3, and a bit b7 to a bit y4. The present technique can be applied to transmission systems that transmit ldpc codes, for example..
|Sleep mode operation for networked end devices|
A technique provides apparatuses, methods, and computer readable media for sending sleep information from an end device to a central unit of a network, in which the wake-up time of the end device is aligned to the scanning time for the central unit. The technique addresses at least two considerations: the clock accuracy of the end device is accounted for, and the reason that the end device requests sleep mode operation is provided.
|Collaborative giving system and method|
A collaborative giving system/method that coordinates the decimation and sharing of donor gifts within a cooperating group of donee recipients is disclosed. The system/method allows donee-specific donor databases to drive automated and spatially-distributed fundraising efforts for a collaborative project with donated funds being decimated and shared among collaborative donees while simultaneously guaranteeing that donor anonymity is maintained with respect to each individual donee-specific donor database.
|Display device and method of driving the same|
A display device including a display panel including gate and data line that cross each other; a first control signal generation unit generating a source output enable signal and a first gate output enable signal in synchronization with a data enable signal modulated according to a spread frequency clock signal; a second control signal generation unit starting to count a number of clocks of a fixed-frequency clock signal based on a point of time at which a first state of the source output enable signal ends, and outputting a second gate output enable signal when the counted number of the clocks becomes equal to a reference value; and a gate driving unit controlling an outputting of a gate signal to the gate lines using the second gate output enable signal.. .
|Display device and method of driving the same|
A display device including a display panel including gate and data line that cross each other; a first control signal generation unit generating a source output enable signal and a first gate output enable signal in synchronization with a data enable signal modulated according to a spread frequency clock signal; a second control signal generation unit counting a number of clocks of a fixed-frequency clock signal based on a point of time at which a logic high state of the source output enable signal ends, and outputting a second gate output enable signal when the number of the counted clocks becomes equal to a reference value; and a gate driving unit controlling outputting of a gate signal to the gate lines using the second gate output enable signal.. .
|System and methods for grouping similar items within a set|
A system is disclosed comprising a non-transitory, computer-readable storage device storing software. The software, when executed by a processor, causes the processor to perform the following operations for each of a plurality of non-functional electronic devices: count a number of other non-functional electronic devices within a defined distance from the non-functional electronic device; and define the non-functional electronic device to be a core electronic device if the counted number is at least a threshold value, wherein threshold value is based on a total number of electronic devices within the defined distance around the non-functional electronic device.
|Method and apparatus for determining bandwidth-consuming frame flows in a network|
A port monitor monitors network traffic that passes through a port of a switch. Frame flows routed through the switch are counted by hardware frame counting logic, which includes a content-addressable memory (cam) and counters corresponding to various frame flows.
|Discharge lamp lighting apparatus and projector|
A polarity-reversal control circuit gives a polarity-reversal order so that the polarity of an inverter is inverted each time the polarity-reversal timing notified by a signal is recognized. The number of times of consecutive appearances of a normal polarity-reversal interval period, in which an interval of adjoining polarity-reversal timings is equal to or less than an upper limit of a polarity-reversal interval desirable for a discharge lamp, is counted, and if the unusual polarity-reversal interval period, in which an interval of the adjoining polarity-reversal timing is longer than the upper limit of a polarity-reversal interval, appears, npm is memorized as the maximum of the number of times of consecutive appearances and after that, when the polarity-reversals signal in which the number of times of consecutive appearances becomes equal to npm is received, it is regarded as a start of an unusual polarity-reversal interval period, and additional polarity-reversal order is given..
|Transmitter, receiver, non-contact power transmission control method, and computer-readable recording medium|
A power transmitting device includes a power transmitter (21) transmitting electric power in a contactless manner, a data communicator (22) obtaining identification information of at least one power receiving device that has become possible to receive electric power transmitted from the power transmitter (21), a power receiving device finding/separation detector (261) counting a number of state switchings between a power unreceivable state and the power receivable state during a predetermined period of time, for each power receiving device of which identification information has been obtained, and a power transmission controller (263) controlling electric power transmission performed by the power transmitter (21), on the basis of the number of state switchings counted by the power receiving device finding/separation detector (261).. .
|Flaw scan circuit for repeatable run out (rro) data|
Improved flaw scan circuits are provided for repeatable run out data. Rro (repeatable run out) data is processed by counting a number of rro data bits detected in a servo sector; and setting an rro flaw flag if at least a specified number of rro data bits is not detected in the server sector.
|Consumable electrode arc welding method|
In each time of the repetition, the length of a constriction time, from the constriction detection till the arc generation, is measured. The number of constriction time lengths falling outside a predetermined range is counted.
|Device, method and program for preventing information leakage|
Provided is a device for preventing information leakage including: a storage unit that stores message time, request source information, and request destination information in relation to each information requesting message; a unit that suspends a response message containing personal information in response messages in response to the information requesting messages, for a predetermined suspended time from a message time of the corresponding information requesting message; a unit that counts the number of information requesting messages transmitted from the same request source to the same destination and corresponding to the suspended response message on the basis of information stored in the storage unit; and a unit that, in the case where the counted number of the information requesting messages exceeds a predetermined threshold value, applies a protection process to the suspended response message so that the personal information contained in the suspended response message is not received by the request source.. .
|Exclusive access control method and computer product|
An exclusive access control method is executed by a computer having an operating system that when an excluded thread accesses a shared resource, executes a first exclusive access control process of prohibiting the excluded thread from attempting to access the shared resource until exclusive access control is released, the exclusive access control process being executed according to a number of attempts, by the excluded thread, to access the shared resources. The exclusive access control method includes counting by at least one second thread, including the excluded thread and different from a first thread, the number of attempts to access the shared resource, when the first thread executes a second exclusive access control process of allowing the excluded thread to attempt to access the shared resource until the excluded thread is permitted access; and storing to a memory area by the second thread, the counted number of attempts..
The present disclosure provides example query expansion methods and systems. A query input by a user is received.
|Compact automated cell counter|
Biological cells in a liquid suspension are counted in an automated cell counter that focuses an image of the suspension on a digital imaging sensor that contains at least 4,000000 pixels each having an area of 2×2 μm or less and that images a field of view of at least 3 mm2. The sensor enables the counter to compress the optical components into an optical path of less than 20 cm in height when arranged vertically with no changes in direction of the optical path as a whole, and the entire instrument has a footprint of less than 300 cm2.
|Variable nozzle control device and variable geometry turbocharger|
A variable nozzle control device is provided with a drive unit, a stopper, and a controller. The drive unit drives variable nozzles.
|System and method for cleaning teats of a milk-producing animal and monitoring teat cleaning procedures|
A system for monitoring a teat cleaning and disinfectant before a milking operation is started that comprises one or more controllers that are configured to monitor various operating parameters of the system. In an embodiment, the current supplied to a motor that drives scrubbing elements in an applicator in order to identify or determine when a teat of a cow is inserted and then removed from the applicator during a wash mode and dry mode.
|Information processing apparatus and method for determining whether a modified program is to be applied|
An information processing apparatus includes a check data applicator, a count-up determiner, and a patch data applicator. When there is a modified part in a computer program under operation and the modified part has been executed, the check data applicator applies check data incorporating processing of counting the number of times the modified part has been executed to the program under operation.
|Universal system for enabling dynamically discounted buyer-vendor payments|
Methods, systems and instructions stored on computer-readable media for receiving a plurality of invoices associated a vendor and one or more buyers. Each invoice is associated with a respective buyer and includes an invoice amount to be paid by a deadline.
|Replaceable cap for a dosing device|
A replaceable cap (10) for a transdermal liquid dosing device) such as an insulin pen is provided. The cap includes an elongate hollow body (14) with a first open end (16) which can be placed over a front part (26) of the dosing device and a second closed end (18) opposite the first end.
|Reagent for blood cell counting and blood analysis method|
Disclosed is a novel reagent for blood cell counting and a novel blood analysis method, which enable blood cells such as leukocytes to be counted with high accuracy by dissociating platelet aggregates in capillary blood collected from a living body. The reagent for blood cell counting is used to dilute capillary blood collected from a living body to prepare a blood sample in order to count blood cells in the collected capillary blood using a particle analyzer, and is an aqueous solution containing a chloroquine salt..
|Sheet eject device, fullness detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium|
A sheet eject device is provided for detecting whether a sheet eject tray is filled with ejected sheets. The sheet eject device includes an ejecting unit that ejects sheets onto the sheet eject tray; a counting unit that counts an accumulated eject number every time a sheet is ejected by the ejecting unit; a storing unit that stores a defined eject number threshold and a defined eject interval time; a fullness detecting unit that detects that the sheet eject tray is filled with ejected sheets when the accumulated eject number counted by the counting unit exceeds the defined eject number threshold; and a reset unit that resets the accumulated eject number counted by the counting unit when an eject interval time exceeds the defined eject interval time, the eject interval time extending from when one sheet is ejected until a next sheet is ejected by the ejecting unit..
|Imaging device, method for controlling imaging device, and computer-readable storage medium|
During a period before focusing is instructed, contrast detection is used to detect positions at which focus evaluation values reach a peak in regard to detection regions obtained by dividing a region containing a region in which phase-difference detection pixels of an imaging element are disposed; when focusing is instructed, focus evaluation value peak positions of each of the detection regions are acquired; if an optical system is in a focused state, the number of detection regions whose deviation in focus evaluation value peak position is within a threshold value is counted; if the number of applicable detection regions is equal to or greater than a predetermined value, focus position detection and focus control are performed by phase-difference detection, and if the number of detection regions is less than the predetermined value, focus position detection and focus control are performed by contrast detection.. .
|Liquid crystal display device and method for driving liquid crystal display device|
A liquid crystal display device capable of consuming less power and a method for driving the liquid crystal display device are provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a pixel portion, a light supply portion sequentially supplying lights of a plurality of hues to the pixel portion, a counter counting the number of frame periods, a signal generator determining timing of inverting the polarity of an image signal every plural consecutive frame periods by using data on the number of frame periods counted by the counter, and a controller inverting the polarity of the image signal in accordance with the timing.
|Computer-readable recording medium, information processing device, and system|
An information processing device causes a computer to count the number of data having a predetermined relation on data included in a first data group. Further, when the counted number is n (n is a natural number) or more, the information processing device outputs a plurality of data having a predetermined relation to an output destination.
|Data processing apparatus and method|
A data processing apparatus has performance monitoring circuitry for generating performance monitoring data. The performance monitoring circuitry includes a first event counter for counting occurrences of a first event and a second event counter for counting occurrences of a second event.
|Method for simulating polymer material|
A computer-implemented method for simulating a polymer material comprising a polymer, a filler and a modifying agent for increasing the affinity of the polymer to the filler is disclosed. A pair of filler models are defined by a pair of parallelly-opposed wall surfaces of a virtual space in which the modified polymer models are disposed, and a molecular dynamics calculation is performed.
|Method for counting subject matters to be counted in container|
A method for counting counted targets disposed in a liquid enclosed in a container, includes adjusting a thickness of at least a part of the container; setting at least a part of the adjusted part as a measurement target region; and counting a number of counted targets in the measurement target region.. .
|Method for dosing a liquid using a pipette and a syringe, and pipette for operating a syringe for dosing a liquid|
A method for dosing a liquid using a pipette with adjustable dosing step size and an indicating equipment and a syringe that can be operated using the pipette. The syringe is detachably connected to the pipette.
|Nonvolatile memory device performing read operation with variable read voltage|
A method of reading a nonvolatile memory device comprises applying a read voltage to a memory cell array to read selected memory cells, counting a number of the selected memory cells that have a threshold voltage higher or lower than the read voltage, and comparing the counted number with a reference value to determine a number of bits stored in the selected memory cells.. .
|Method and device for performing quantum control on infinitesimal quanta|
A method for performing quantum control on infinitesimal quanta includes: an independent reaction space provision step, wherein at least one three-dimensional closed space is provided; an infinitesimal-quantum kinetic energy enhancement step, wherein differently shaped reaction elements are provided on at least one inner surface of each closed space, each reaction element having at least two slits and plural pores; a parameter control step counted by time with the unit of second, wherein at least a first reaction parameter is provided, and, upon occurrence thereof, wave control is performed on a corresponding one of the at least one closed space. The method provides an executable quantum control mechanism which is meaningful in terms of reaction and capable of modifying the properties of matter in a purely physical manner, such that a wavefunction is controlled to provide different energies, thereby providing assistance to environmental improvement techniques, agricultural techniques, and traditional medical techniques..
|Modular conveyor mat and module therefor|
A module (3) for a modular conveyor mat (1), comprising a body part (7) which extends between two molded sides (5) transversely to a conveying direction (p) along a main axis (4). The body part (7) is provided with one or more break provisions (16) extending in conveying direction (p) for breaking the module therealong.
|Dryness detection method for clothes dryer based on pulse width|
A device and method are provided for detecting a root moisture content of clothing in a clothes dryer. The dryer has two conducting bars situated in the dryer bin.
|Systems and methods for managing promotional offers|
A first voucher, at a price that is equal to a full discounted price of a merchandise or service being offered, is provided to a computing device that is associated with a first user and that is configured to display such first voucher on a display of such computing device. The first voucher is provided from a platform that is configured to provide a plurality of vouchers from a plurality of different merchants.
|Systems and methods for providing discounts based on telephony activity|
Systems and methods are provided for deciding whether to provide discounted telephony services to a user of the ip telephony system. The systems and methods accomplish this, in part, by determining whether a user has satisfied certain criteria relating to telephony activity conducted by the user.
|System and method for determining a frequency sweep for seismic analysis|
A sweep generator is employed to generate a sweep to be used by a seismic vibrator device for generating a desired target output spectrum, wherein the frequency sweep is designed so as to comply with one or more constraints imposed by the seismic vibrator device and/or imposed by the environment in which the device is to be used. In one embodiment, a sweep generator determines a sweep for achieving a desired target output spectrum by a given seismic vibrator device in compliance with at least a pump flow constraint imposed by the seismic vibrator device.
|Temperature sensing device and method of driving thereof|
A temperature sensing device includes a first frequency generator for generating a first clock signal having a first frequency that is constant regardless of a temperature; a second frequency generator for generating a second clock signal having a second frequency that is changed according to the temperature; and a data holding unit for outputting a temperature code indicating a number of pulses of the second clock signal counted for a reference time at which a number of pulses of the first clock signal reaches a predetermined threshold. The temperature sensing device does not require a reference clock signal input from the outside and is insensitive to the change in the process, thereby being capable of improving the performance of the temperature sensing device..
|Method of generating a smooth image from point cloud data|
A method is explained for processing an array of pixels in a point cloud. Local error bars are calculated for each pixel distance value.
|Liquid consumption device, program, and printing device|
A liquid consumption device includes a communication processing part that performs a communication process with a memory device provided in a liquid container and stores a container side liquid consumption information, a memory part that stores a main body side liquid consumption information, and a processing part. The processing part reads the main body side liquid consumption from the memory part, performs a process of counting the liquid consumption amount, updates the main side liquid consumption information based on the counted liquid consumption amount, performs a comparison process between the liquid consumption amount in the main body side and the liquid consumption amount in the liquid container side, and when an increment of the liquid consumption amount in the main body to the liquid consumption amount in a container side is greater than a determination threshold value of an allowable increment, the processing part determines as an error..
|Apparatus and method for detecting target object|
A target object detection apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a transmitter, a receiver, a threshold determiner, a parameter setter, a parameter selector, and a timing controller.
|Single photon-counting imaging system and method thereof|
The invention relates to a single-photon counting imaging system and a single-photon counting imaging method. The system comprises a optical filter, a first lens, a digital micro-mirror device (dmd) control system, a second lens, a single-photon counter and a data processing unit, where the dmd together with the first lens and the second lens are used for converting two-dimensional image data into a one-dimensional sequence to complete sampling of measured signals; the ultra-weak light is filtered by the optical filter, after which the ultra-weak light image onto the dmd through the first lens, and the dmd control system controls the probability of the photons reflected to the second lens and the second lens controls the focusing of the photons; and the data processing unit together with the single-photon counter to complete sparse reconstruction, and the data processing unit converts the number of photons counted by the single-photon counter within a certain period of time into the probability of detected photon counts, as the measured value, and a photon density image is reconstructed by adopting an optimization algorithm based on the measurement matrix on the dmd and the measured value, thereby solving out the two-dimensional image..
|Mitigating instruction prediction latency with independently filtered presence predictors|
Embodiments of the disclosure include mitigating instruction prediction latency with independently filtered instruction prediction presence predictors coupled to the processor pipeline. The prediction presence predictor includes a plurality of presence predictors configured to each receive an instruction address in parallel and to generate an unfiltered indication of an associated instruction prediction.
|Learning spike timing precision|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for learning or determining delays between neuron models so that the uncertainty in input spike timing is accounted for in the margin of time between a delayed pre-synaptic input spike and a post-synaptic spike. In this manner, a neural network can correctly match patterns (even in the presence of significant jitter) and correctly distinguish between different noisy patterns.
|Method for quantitative analysis of sugars, sugar alcohols and related dehydration products|
An improved method is provided for the quantitative analysis of mixtures including various sugars, sugar alcohols and related dehydration products, whereby these are enabled to be effectively and accurately quantitated through gas chromatography, for example, by their derivatization with a carboxylic acid, carboxylic acid anhydride or halide in the presence of a metal triflate catalyst. The method can be carried out at essentially room temperature conditions, with a sufficiently rapid and complete derivatization, even in the presence of substantial amounts of water, that the materials to be quantitated do not substantially break down or degrade and substantially completely accounted for in a derivatized form..
The lighting system includes a plurality of lighting apparatuses and a controller configured to control the lighting apparatuses. Upon receiving a random number generation instruction from the controller, the lighting apparatus generates a first random number and a second random number by using a random number generation unit, and counts synchronization signals sent from the controller.
|Alternate signaling mechanism using clock and data|
Control events may be signaled to a target system having a plurality of components coupled to a scan path by using the clock and data signals of the scan path. While the clock signal is held a high logic level, two or more edge transitions are detected on the data signal.
|Mortgage relationship pricing|
Methods and apparatus according to the invention are directed towards providing an offer of discounted pricing of a mortgage product to a customer of a financial institution. Depth of discounting may be related to an extent of the customer's financial relationship with the institution.
|Methods for providing unique employee benefits in partnership with a service provider and system therefor|
A method and system to provide benefits to employees or other users associated with an organization, where the benefits are discounted goods and services is described. The system may involve a benefits provider that coordinates the program.
|Dynamic group purchases using barcodes|
A movie theatre shows a barcode on an electronic screen separate from the projection screen, on a side wall of the movie room. The barcode lets a patron buy tickets to movies shown in trailers on the projection screen.
|Pet device, pet-mri apparatus, and image processing method|
In a pet device according to an embodiment, a first detector includes a plurality of first scintillators and detects gamma rays that are emitted from positron-emitting radionuclides that are injected into a subject. A second detector is provided on the outer circumferential side of the first detector, includes a plurality of second scintillators arranged in an arrangement surface density lower than that of the first scintillators, and detects gamma rays that have passed through the first detector.
|Airliner-mounted cellular base station|
An aircraft-mounted base transceiver station (mbts) for providing intermittent coverage in a cellular radio network. The mbts utilizes the existing protocol of its terrestrial counterparts, thereby avoiding dual-mode devices and enabling common usage of terminal monitoring and device management systems for devices connected to a single radio access network even when outside terrestrial coverage areas.
|Voltage monitoring module and voltage monitoring system|
A voltage monitoring module includes voltage control circuits each connected between two adjacent input terminals and causing a current to flow to generate a voltage drop when a voltage of a k-th input terminal counted from a high potential side is higher than a voltage of a (k−1)-th input terminal; and a disconnection detection circuit that detects a disconnection between battery cells and m input terminals. The disconnection detection circuit includes an activation circuit that controls a flow of m currents flowing between the m input terminals and a ground terminal; (m−1) first switches having one end connected to each of second to m-th input terminals, and a control terminal connected to each of first to (m−1)-th input terminals, and turning on when a voltage applied to the control terminal is smaller than a predetermined value; and a memory unit connected to another end of the (m−1) first switches..
|Signal duty detecting apparatus and motor driving apparatus having the same|
There are provided a signal duty detecting apparatus detecting a duty of a pulse width modulation (pwm) signal by counting a signal, among signals present in a preset period of the pwm signal, having a predetermined level or higher and a motor driving apparatus having the same. The signal duty detecting apparatus includes: a level detector detecting levels of an input signal; a counter counting the levels detected by the level detector; and a duty calculator calculating a duty of the input signal based on the levels counted by the counter..
|Method for monitoring utilization of an electrochemical energy storage device in a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle|
It should be possible in a motor vehicle having an electric drive to allow a deep discharge of the electrochemical energy storage device by a control input (s18), which is otherwise forbidden. In the present case, it is counted how often the deep discharge has occurred, and an event is preferably triggered when a threshold value (i-limit) has been reached for a predetermined number of times, specifically a warning signal is outputted and/or the subsequent deep discharge is blocked (s26)..