|| List of recent Device Control-related patents
| Apparatus and methods for controlling digital video recorders|
A dvr controller in network communication with a digital video recorder receives an instruction from a user directing the digital video recorder to perform a function among a set of available functions. The set of available functions comprises a record function operative to cause the digital video recorder to record content and store that content on the digital video recorder, and a playback function operative to cause the digital video recorder to play back content stored on the digital video recorder.
| System and method for signal input control and video device thereof|
A system and method for signal input control and a video device thereof are provided, adapted for a control device controlling the signal input to the video device. The method includes the following steps: the control device provides a process information and a control command; the video device detects the control commands and receives the process information through a display data channel (ddc); and the video device controls the switch unit to transmit the process information to the extended display identification data (edid) rom or the processor according to the control command..
| Network connecting method and electronic device|
A first electronic device stores first configuration information of the first electronic device collected by a tamper-resistant chip on the first electronic device and approved by a third-party device in the portable medium. A second electronic device stores second configuration information of the second electronic device collected by a tamper-resistant chip on the second electronic device and approved by the third-party device in the portable medium and acquires the first configuration information from the portable medium.
| Network connecting method and electronic device|
A first electronic device transmits first configuration information of the first electronic device collected by a tamper-resistant chip mounted thereon and approved by a third-party device to a second electronic device over a short-distance network. The second electronic device transmits second configuration information of the second electronic device collected by a tamper-resistant chip mounted thereon and approved by the third-party device to the first electronic device over the short-distance network.
| Hybrid construction machine|
Disclosed is a hybrid construction machine including: an engine, a generator-motor, a hydraulic pump, an electric storage device, a power control device which controls electric power between the generator-motor and the electric storage device, a temperature detector which determines a temperature of the electric storage device, an unload valve provided between a discharge port of the hydraulic pump and a tank, an unload-valve control device, and a relief valve. The power control device controls an electric power to be supplied from the electric storage device to the generator-motor, under abnormal circumstances where the temperature of the electric storage device is low, to a power obtained by adding an additional discharge power to a power to be supplied under normal circumstances.
| Vehicle communication system|
A vehicle communication system includes at least one device control apparatuses. One device control apparatus has an electronic controller.
| Method and device for mechanical chest compression with optical alignment|
Optical alignment for piston driven chest compression devices optimizes the application of chest compressions to a fixed location on a subject's chest and provides information regarding the depth and frequency of chest compressions. The targeting system records and may display some telemetry corresponding to any movement or “walking” away from the selected compression site as well as the depth and frequency of compressions.
| Game device, control method, and program|
A game device executes a game in which a manipulated character is brought up. When a first manipulation input is accepted, the game device controls events that are generated for a manipulated character in the game and require manipulation inputs by the user of the game device so that a non-generation state, in which their generation is not allowed, is entered.
| Mobile and adaptable fitness system|
A mobile and adaptable fitness system allows a fitness device to be used to control an application running on a host device. The system includes one or more controllers, a motion sensing device, and a host device.
| Electrowetting display device|
An electrowetting display device includes a plurality of pixels each including an array substrate, an opposite substrate, and an electrowetting layer. The array substrate includes a base substrate, a barrier wall defining a pixel area, a partition wall partitioning the pixel area into a plurality of sub-pixel areas, a hydrophobic layer disposed in the sub-pixel areas, and an electronic device controlling the electrowetting layer..
| Location-assisted beamforming|
The present invention relates to improving the throughput and power efficiency of communication systems that use beamforming to accurately orient transmission of signals between emitters and receivers. A first communication device implements adaptive beamforming with respect to a second communication device.
| Chemical applicator for farming applications|
A chemical applicator for use in a farm implement including a hopper, an auger, at least one agitator disc mounted to the hopper and a proportional rate device. The chemical applicator is configured to store material in the hopper and discharge the material from the auger on to seed or grain discharged from the farm implement.
| Multiple gas turbine forwarding system|
A fuel forwarding skid for delivering fuel from a storage area to a plurality of turbines includes at least two pumps for delivering fuel to a skid outlet line. A flow control device is connected to the pumps to control an output of the pumps.
| Utility vehicle horsepower management|
Disclosed are horsepower management systems and methods for use on power machines with an engine that powers a drive system. An engine speed control device controls the engine speed.
|Calculation processing device and calculation processing device controlling method|
A calculation-processing-device includes: a decoder unit including, a first-counter to increment a first-count-value and to decrement the-first-count-value, and a second-counter configured to increment a second-count-value and to decrement the second-count-value; a first-instruction-executing-unit to execute an instruction of the first-class; a second-instruction-executing-unit to execute an instruction of the-second class; a first-instruction holding unit including a plurality of first-entries, to input the instruction of the first-class held in one of the plurality of first-entries into the first-instruction-executing-unit; a second-instruction-holding-unit including a plurality of second-entries, to input the instruction of the second-class held in one of the plurality of second-entries into the second-instruction-executing-unit; and first-control-unit to output the second-release-notification, and to change the output timing of the second-release-notification when a predetermined relationship is established between the first-timing and the second-timing, and the register is used by the subsequent instruction of the second-class.. .
|Energy smart system|
Apparatus and method for managing energy of a home or other structure are disclosed. An energy management system for a home network comprises a central device controller configured to communicate with energy consuming devices, energy generation devices and storage devices at a home.
|System and method for electrical device control|
The disclosed subject matter provides a method for installing and controlling a plurality of electrical devices such as lighting, air-conditioning, heating, and access control. The control may be from a plurality of sensors, so that one or more device can be controlled according to a sensor.
|Radio controller system and method for remote devices|
A system and method for remote device control are disclosed. A system incorporating teachings of the present disclosure may include a radio controlled toy and a controller for controlling the toy.
|In-vehicle electronic system|
An in-vehicle electronic system includes an in-vehicle charging device adapted to charge a plurality of mobile devices and an in-vehicle electronic device that displays information from the mobile devices being charged by the in-vehicle charging device. The electronic device control unit controls portions of a notification unit corresponding to installation areas of charging base to notify communication states of the mobile device's being charged in the installation areas of the charging base..
|Light emitting device control circuit device and control method of the control circuit device|
The light emitting device control circuit device 100 in accordance with the disclosure includes a power source v1, a transistor tr1, a light emitting unit eu1, switches s1 to s17, constant current sources cc1 to cc17, and a controller 110. A switching voltage vs1 is supplied from the controller 110 to turn on or turn off the transistor tr intermittently, a pulse voltage is supplied to a pulse voltage supplying line y1 connected to a drain terminal d of the transistor tr1.
|Ad-hoc media presentation based upon dynamic discovery of media output devices that are proximate to one or more users|
In an embodiment, a device controller initiates a dynamic discovery procedure to detect media output devices that are currently in proximity to a user. The device controller determines a first subset of the detected media output devices configured to present a first media type (e.g., video, audio, etc.) to the user and a second subset of the detected media output devices configured to present a second media type (e.g., audio, video, etc.) to the user.
|Methods and apparatus for connecting a cable network to other network and/or devices|
Methods and apparatus for connecting, e.g., bridging, a cable network to other networks and/or devices is described. A bridge device facilitates the distribution of cable provider content to end users operating ip based devices.
|Management device, management device control method, and storage medium|
A management device manages management information including a type and a version of a driver installed on each client device and an output destination, specifies client devices on which a driver corresponding in type to the peripheral device has been installed with reference to the management information when the driver to be utilized in the client devices is changed in accordance with the change in information of the peripheral device, extracts a client device in which the peripheral device is set as the output destination from among the specified client devices with reference to the management information, and transmits an instruction for installing a driver to be changed to the extracted client device.. .
|Eui based remote database for dynamic device control|
Systems and methods for controlling one or more appliances are provided. One or more appliances (150), each having one or more unique identifiers and one or more first network adapters can be in communication with one or more first networks (140).
|Switching power supply device control circuit and switching power supply|
A switching power supply device control circuit and switching power supply can combat fluctuation due to the input voltage in the peak current of a switching element, even when using an oscillator. A control ic is connected to a switching element and to a current detecting resistor, and controls the switching element, the control ic being configured of an ocp comparator that detects an overcurrent with respect to a load, an overcurrent level setting circuit that corrects a fluctuation occurring in the peak current of the switching element in response to the output voltage from the ac input, an oscillator having a frequency modulating function whereby the switching frequency with respect to the switching element can be modulated, and a slope compensation circuit that generates a slope compensation signal increasing monotonically in proportion to the time from the start of each cycle of an oscillating signal of the oscillator..
|Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and recording medium storing a program|
An information processing apparatus that includes a device control program that is updated independently from a program executed on an external apparatus and includes a main unit, a first storage unit that stores additional function information that specifies an additional function added to the main unit inherited from the program in the external apparatus, a second storage unit that stores additional function information that specifies the additional function apart from the first storage unit, and a compatibility determining unit that identifies additional function information compatible with the main unit among one or more additional function information stored in the first storage unit and the second storage unit.. .
|Inkjet recording apparatus|
Curing processing is realized according to differences in absorption characteristics of activation light among inks and characteristics of layers to be formed with the inks. A scanning device reciprocally moves in a first direction an inkjet head including a first nozzle array ejecting a first ink and a second nozzle array ejecting a second ink; a relative movement device relatively moves a recording medium in a second direction with respect to the head; an ejection control device divides the nozzle array into regions in the second direction and controls ink ejection for each unit of the divided nozzle region; an activation light irradiation device irradiates the inks deposited on the medium with the activation light; an irradiation region dividing device divides an irradiation range into divided irradiation regions corresponding respectively to the divided nozzle regions; and a light quantity control device controls light quantities respectively for the divided irradiation regions..
|Device management system and device management method|
A device management system includes a device management apparatus and a device managed by the device management apparatus. The device management apparatus includes a positional-information acquiring module configured to acquire positional information on a location of the device; a device-setting information acquiring module configured to acquire device setting information indicative of device setting corresponding to the location indicated in the acquired positional information; and a transmitter configured to transmit the acquired device setting information.
|Lcd device control system and lcd device|
A liquid crystal display (lcd) device control system or an lcd device includes a control circuit board includes a sequence control circuit, a panel includes a source drive circuit, and a scalar circuit board includes a first voltage reduction module. The sequence control circuit is configured with a main power end and an auxiliary power end.
|Control device, storage device, and computer-readable recording medium having stored therein control program|
A control device controlling a plurality of disk devices to which a physical storage area is assigned in response to a logical storage area accessed from an upper device includes a processor, and the processor assigns an assignment start location of the logical storage area of the plurality disk devices to respectively different physical locations.. .
|Universal peripheral connector|
A universal connector apparatus for a mobile device and in communication with the mobile device, the apparatus comprising: at least one universal serial bus (usb) connector providing at least one connection; at least one usb host controller configured to control the at least one usb connection; a microprocessor configured to control the at least one usb host controller, the microprocessor having an operating system; a usb device control interface on the mobile device configured to communicate and control the universal connector apparatus; and a usb driver configured to operate within the operating system to enable the mobile device to connect to one or more peripherals via the at least one usb connector.. .
|System controller and program|
Upon receiving an update registration request for operating state data from a user i/f controller (a device controller), an arbitrator determines whether to permit the update registration request. Upon permission, the arbitrator retains the update registration request for operating state data.
|Precision external control of interventional medical procedures|
A method and apparatus providing precision external control of interventional medical procedures is presented. The apparatus includes a fixed frame, the fixed frame attachable to a patient and to a secure structure.
|Wireless device and wireless network system|
Provided is a wireless device and a wireless network capable of readily communicating wirelessly using different frequency bands and wireless formats to match the state of wireless communication at the installation location of the facility being monitored. A wireless device for performing wireless communication using a wireless module suited to the state of communication, the wireless device being provided with a plurality of wireless modules on a base substrate, wherein the wireless modules are a plurality of wireless modules between which the frequency and/or the wireless format differ.
|Optical scanning device, optical scanning device control method, and image forming apparatus|
An optical scanning device includes: a driving unit that drives a light source that outputs multiple light beams; a deflecting unit that scans a scanning surface in a main-scanning direction by deflecting the light beams, the scanning surface moving at a predetermined line speed in a sub-scanning direction; and a control unit that changes number of the light beams according to the line speed by controlling the driving unit, changes a scanning speed of the deflecting unit in the main-scanning direction according to a difference between an exposure amount per unit length in the main-scanning direction after a change in the number of the light beams and a predetermined exposure amount, and changes light intensity of each of the light beams output by the light source according to an amount of a change in the scanning speed.. .
|Multi-host sata controller|
Described herein is a system having a multi-host sata controller (102) configured to provide communication and control between two or more independent host processors (104) and a single sata device (108). In one implementation, the multi-host sata controller (102) includes the device switching layer (206), the device control layer (208), the link layer (210), and the physical layer (212).
|Computing device and virtual device control method for controlling virtual device by computing system|
A virtual device control method of a computing device which includes a nonvolatile memory is provided. The virtual device control method includes receiving a virtualization request; assigning a first part of the nonvolatile memory to a virtual memory; assigning a second part of the nonvolatile memory to a virtual storage; and generating a virtual device including the assigned virtual memory and virtual storage..
|Integrated framework for vehicle operator assistance based on a trajectory prediction and threat assessment|
Various types and levels of operator assistance are performed within a unified, configurable framework. A model of the device with a model of the environment and the current state of the device and the environment are used to iteratively generate a sequence of optimal device control inputs that, when applied to a model of the device, generate an optimal device trajectory through a constraint-bounded corridor or region within the state space.
|Isolating lead body for fault detection|
Techniques are described for detecting lead-related conditions for implantable electrical leads. In some of the described embodiments, an implantable electrical lead assembly is provided with a coupling member for connecting a conductor and associated insulator(s) to an electrode/sensing element.
|Video processing and signal routing apparatus for providing picture in a picture capabilities on an electronic gaming machine|
A gaming system used in a wager-based electronic gaming machine is described. The gaming system is configured to provide picture in a picture capabilities on the electronic gaming machine.
|Device controlling apparatus, device apparatus, and control program|
An information terminal has a web browser that has a function to browse information. The web browser includes a device search module for searching a printer connected to a network, a program acquiring module for acquiring a service script from the printer to control operations of the printer that was searched, and a program executing module for controlling operations of the printer by executing the service script that was acquired..
|Input device control apparatus and input device control method|
A conversion unit converts output data detected by an input device based on any one type of conversion table among a plurality of types of conversion tables. An output unit transmits the output data thus converted to a main processor via an interface.
|Automatic supply system of consumable material|
An automatic supply system of a consumable material includes: an automatic supply device that automatically supplies a consumable material to a vehicle capable of being loaded with a cargo; and a control device that obtains loading information indicating whether or not the cargo is loaded on the vehicle, and is able to control an automatic supply of the consumable material to the vehicle based on the obtained loading information, wherein, when the control device determines that the cargo is loaded on the vehicle from the obtained loading information, the control device controls the automatic supply device not to perform the automatic supply of the consumable material to the vehicle.. .
|Mobile device with sensor hub and method for controlling the device|
A mobile device with a sensor hub and sensors and a method for controlling the mobile device are provided. The method includes receiving state information regarding the mobile device, setting a sensor sampling period based on the received state information, and receiving measured values from one or more sensors according to the set, sensor sampling period.
|Device controller for a memory device|
The invention provides a method for controlling writing of data to a data storage card having a device controller and a storage medium. Particularly, the device controller receives a meta data synchronization disable command and in response, enters a first mode.
|Optically configured modularized control system to enable wireless network control and sensing of other devices|
System and method of interfacing arbitrary non-network connected devices to wireless computer networks. The invention provides an optically configurable wireless communications module, in either fixed or removable formats, with wireless (e.g.
|Communications terminal, server, playback control method and program|
A communications terminal is provided, which includes a reading device which reads in access information recorded on a prescribed recording medium, the access information being necessary for acquiring content which can be played back by a playback device from a prescribed server via a network; and a playback control device which controls the playback device and the reading device. The playback control device controls receiving the content and metadata from the server, and playing back the content according to the metadata, if the content corresponding to the read access information is not stored in the storage device when the reading device reads in the access information; and the playback control device controls playing back the content stored in the storage device according to the metadata stored in the storage device in association with the content, if the content corresponding to the read access information is stored in the storage device..
|Method and device for sharing content|
Provided are a method and device for setting control authority and providing additional information when content is shared. A device control method for controlling a user device having a display includes displaying content on the display of the user device by using a screen sharing service for sharing the displayed content with an external device; transmitting control authority setup information indicating that the user device has control authority of the screen sharing service, to the external device; and transmitting a control command associated with the screen sharing service to the external device according to the control authority..
|System and method for managing device controls|
Systems and methods for managing device controls are disclosed. One method can comprise receiving validation information regarding validity of a plurality of command codes and identifying one or more code indices based upon the received validation information.
|Wireless viewing and control interface for imaging devices|
An interface system for an imaging device is disclosed. A first data communications interface is connected to a web server and a second data communications interface is connectible to a corresponding input/output port of the imaging device.
|Usb ssic thin card device and data transfer method thereof|
A usb ssic thin card device and a data transfer method thereof are provided. A first universal serial bus (usb) physical layer circuit is controlled by a usb device control unit to transmit data through a pair of first differential signal pins and a pair of a second differential signal pins, wherein the first usb physical layer circuit is used to transmit data complied with a usb 3.0 ssic transmission specification..
|Method for machining curved surface using lathe|
A method for machining curved surface includes the flowing steps. A lathe is provided.
|Method for controlling an automated transmission|
A method of controlling an automated transmission with positioning cylinders (6, 8, 20) controlled by shift valves or venting valves (10, 12, 16, 18, 22, 24). At least one cut-off valve (4) is positioned in front of the shift or venting valves and a control device controls the valves while pressure pipes, which follow the cut-off valve (4), are connected with one another following the cut-off valve (4).
|Customizable storage controller with integrated f+ storage firewall protection|
A customizable storage controller (csc) is a software defined storage device controller, a replacement for the asic storage controller approach that has been used up to now. The differences from the current storage controllers are that the csc software will need to be protected from unauthorized modification and provides an excellent place to add additional storage management functionality.
|Peripheral device control and usage in a broadcaster mode for gaming environments|
A method for operating a broadcaster mode within a gaming environment of a video game is provided. The method includes receiving, via a networked gaming system, a request from a broadcaster for a video signal for a peripheral display, the broadcaster being a non-participant in the video game occurring within the gaming environment.
|Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes a driving source, a supply roller which supplies a recording sheet, a fixing device, a fixing driving gear mechanism which transmits a driving force of the driving source to the fixing device, a supply driving gear mechanism which transmits the driving force to the supply roller, and a control device. The control device controls the driving source to rotate in one direction when a temperature of the fixing device exceeds a predetermined temperature, and to rotate in a reverse direction when the temperature is the predetermined temperature or lower.
|Abstract camera pipeline for uniform cross-device control of image capture and processing|
A system for acquiring digital images for a device having an integrated camera includes an application program interface (api). The api is adapted to receive preprocessing and other instructions from a discrete application operating on the device.
|Lighting control system|
In an embodiment, a lighting control system includes a plurality of lighting apparatuses and a central control device. In an embodiment, the central control device controls lighting states of the plurality of lighting apparatuses, based on a first illumination which is an illumination of an irradiated surface irradiated by the plurality of lighting apparatuses, and a second illumination which is an illumination at a certain measurement point in a lighting space irradiated by light sources of the plurality of lighting apparatuses and is formed by a reflected light of light emitted by the lighting apparatuses..
|Network for health management and mobile device controlled access|
A system comprises a database configured to be coupled to a public wide area network. One or more non-invasive physiological test machines are also configured to be coupled to the public wide area network and are registered at the database for performing one or more non-invasive physiological tests for authorized users.
A machining system includes two machining devices. Each machining device includes a bracket and a machining unit, a transferring unit, a control unit mounted on the bracket.
|Device control method and system using xml document|
A device control method and system that sets a control setting through a user interface generated by using an xml (extensible markup language) document is provided. Operation control of a device is set through a user interface that is generated using an xml (extensible markup language) document.
|Memory control device, semiconductor device, and system board|
According to an embodiment, a memory control device controls a memory from/to which data are read/written by a processor. The memory control device includes a clock switcher and a control signal switcher.
|Solid state storage device controller with expansion mode|
Solid state storage device controllers, solid state storage devices, and methods for operation of solid state storage device controllers are disclosed. In one such solid state storage device, the controller can operate in either an expansion dram mode or a non-volatile memory mode.
|Display apparatus, interactive system, and response information providing method|
A display apparatus includes a voice collecting device which collects a user voice, a communication device which performs communication with an interactive server, and a control device which, when response information corresponding to the user voice sent to the interactive server is received from the interactive server, controls to perform a feature corresponding to the response information, and the control device controls the communication device to receive replacement response information, related to the user voice, through a web search and a social network service (sns).. .
|Base station device, terminal device, communication system, and communication method|
There is provided a first base station device in a communication system in which, within a wide coverage area of a first cell, at least one second cell having a coverage area narrower than the coverage area of the first cell is present, the first base station device controlling the first cell. The first base station device supplies information concerning a transmission weight to a second base station device which controls the second cell, the transmission weight being used by a terminal device which transmits a data signal to the second base station device.
|Configurable host interface using multi-radio device and architecture for wlan offload|
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. A multi-radio device controls wireless communications by identifying one or more connection points between radio(s) of the multi-radio device and an operating system executing on a host device, analyzing a policy relating to the multi-radio device, and exposing, to the operating system, a subset of the connection points based on the policy.
|Power conversion device control device|
Aspects of the invention include a power conversion device control device, including multiple drive circuits having an alarm signal formation circuit that sets a pulse signal having as one cycle a period. The one cycle period includes a determination period, of which a different period is set for each of plural protection circuits that detect information for carrying out a protection operation of semiconductor elements configuring a power conversion device, and a constant period, in which a condition varies with respect to the determination period, takes a protection circuit for which it is first detected that a protection operation is necessary to be a first-come first-served protection circuit, and outputs the pulse signal corresponding to the first-come first-served protection circuit as an alarm signal, wherein the alarm signal formation circuit is such that a resetting condition of the alarm signal is a condition that a protection operation stopped condition..
|Embedded antenna device for electronic communication device|
A built-in antenna device for an electronic device for communication is provided. The antenna device includes a substrate, an antenna radiator, and a transmission line.
|Fire control panel|
Provided is a fire control panel in which an address map window (30), in which terminal device control switches (31) each indicating an address number (ad) of a terminal device are arranged in a matrix shape, is displayed on a display/operation unit (2). In addition, each of the terminal device control switches (31) corresponding to a status stored in a terminal database (db) is displayed in a display mode that differs depending on each status.
|Printing apparatus and duplex printing method therefor|
A printing apparatus comprising an image forming system, a sheet-feeding system, a sheet-transporting system, a sheet-controlling device, a sheet-detection device, a first driving system, a second driving system and a controller is provided. The sheet-controlling device and the sheet-detection device are disposed between the sheet-feeding system and the sheet-transporting system.
A regeneration apparatus for executing a regeneration process to an exhaust gas purifying apparatus and an engine control device that controls a rotational speed of an engine according to an instruction value by a rotational speed instruction apparatus are provided. When a directional control valve is in a neutral position, the engine control device controls the rotational speed of the engine to an automatic idle rotational speed (nai) by an automatic idle selection unit regardless of the instruction value.