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Methods and systems for controlling a motor

Regal Beloit America

Methods and systems for controlling a motor

Intra-oral balance device based on palatal stimulation

Innervo Technology

Intra-oral balance device based on palatal stimulation

Date/App# patent app List of recent Microcontroller-related patents
02/26/15
20150058506
 Server  transferring at least one chassis-specific configuration value patent thumbnailnew patent Server transferring at least one chassis-specific configuration value
A server system includes a chassis having a plurality of insertion slots that receive a plurality of server plug-in modules; at least one printed circuit board including at least one first microcontroller and arranged in the chassis to contact server plug-in modules received in the insertion slots; and a first server plug-in module including a first system management controller and arranged in a first insertion slot and coupled to the at least one printed circuit board, wherein the first microcontroller and the first system management controller are coupled together via at least one first signal line, and the first microcontroller is arranged to provide the first system management controller with at least one chassis-specific configuration value.. .
Fujitsu Technology Solutions Intellectual Property Gmbh
02/26/15
20150058204
 Systems and methods for usage replenishment patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for usage replenishment
Provided are dermatological medical devices and methods comprising a distal end for positioning at a region proximal a target therapeutic region of tissue, an output port at the distal end, an energy source that generates optical energy, which is output from the output port to the target therapeutic region of tissue, and a microcontroller that processes replenishment data that controls an operation parameter of the device. The device is activated for performing a treatment operation in response to a receipt and processing of the replenishment data..
Dermal Photonics Corporation
02/26/15
20150057908
 Asil b-compliant implementation of automotive safety-related functions by means of a high diagnosability, quality managed-compliant integrated circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Asil b-compliant implementation of automotive safety-related functions by means of a high diagnosability, quality managed-compliant integrated circuit
An automotive internal combustion engine electronic control unit for performing safety-related functions with a predetermined automotive safety integrity level, including: a microcontroller and an integrated circuit distinct from and communicating with the microcontroller. The microcontroller performs one or more safety-related functions with the same automotive safety integrity level as required to the automotive engine electronic control unit.
Exida Development S.r.l.
02/26/15
20150057719
 Intra-oral balance device based on palatal stimulation patent thumbnailnew patent Intra-oral balance device based on palatal stimulation
A device for vestibular substitution includes a mouthpiece fitting entirely within a person's mouth in a shape that conforms to the palate. The mouthpiece encases a circuit board containing an electronic system that can deliver electrical pulses to electrical stimulators touching the palate based on head movement.
Innervo Technology Llc
02/26/15
20150057511
 Sensor and  continuous health monitoring patent thumbnailnew patent Sensor and continuous health monitoring
An optical proximity sensor assembly includes an optical proximity sensor with an ir led emitting light having an infrared wavelength, an ir photo detector sensitive to the infrared wavelength, an optical barrier blocking direct light rays from the led to the ir photo detector and permitting reflected light rays to reach the at least one photo detector; and an electronic integrated circuit with an amplifier for amplifying a signal detected by the photo detector, an analog to digital converter, led drivers, noise reduction and ambient light cancellation circuitry, and a digital interface for communication with a microcontroller. The optical proximity sensor is accommodated on a wearable carrier.
Wayne State University
02/26/15
20150056979
 Wireless power, light and automation control with ambient light and proximity detection patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless power, light and automation control with ambient light and proximity detection
A device and method for remotely controlling the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus or system. The device (200) includes a wireless communications control module (202) configured for peer-to-peer communications, a microcontroller (208), and a sensor module (206) configured to detect at least one of light or proximity.
Kortek Industries Pty Ltd
02/26/15
20150054442
 Methods and systems for controlling a motor patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and systems for controlling a motor
A control system for a motor includes an inverter coupled to the motor. The control system further includes a microcontroller coupled to the inverter.
Regal Beloit America, Inc.
02/26/15
20150054413
 Security light with lifestyle solutions patent thumbnailnew patent Security light with lifestyle solutions
A lifestyle lighting solution using microcontroller technology for controlling nighttime illumination is disclosed wherein the night time illumination is divided into two stages with the first stage being a full power illumination for a preset time period and the second stage being an energy saving/security illumination. The time period of the first stage full power illumination is managed by a virtual timer which is programmable and dynamically variable according to the home owners' living habits and needs.
02/26/15
20150054408
 Three-phase power supply and system of leds with three-phase power supply patent thumbnailnew patent Three-phase power supply and system of leds with three-phase power supply
A three-phase power supply (10), intended especially to supply leds system (20), has a system of a diode bridge rectifier which comprises rectifying diodes (101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106). The three-phase power supply (10) is additionally equipped with fets and each of the rectifying diodes is bypassed by an fet of a rectifying unit (111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116), respectively, which is controlled by a control system (40), comprising en anglogue-to-digital converter adc 403, a digital-to-analogue converter (402), a microcontroller (401), which provides a control signal to a gate of the appropriate fet through the input/output (404).
Wladyslaw Wlodarczyk Igloo
02/19/15
20150052504
 Method and system for verifying sleep wakeup protocol by computing state transition paths patent thumbnailMethod and system for verifying sleep wakeup protocol by computing state transition paths
Disclosed are a method and a system for facilitating verification of program code implementing sleep wakeup protocol for a microcontroller. An input handling module is configured to receive metadata from user required for verification of the program code.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
02/19/15
20150051444

Drug delivery system for treating erectile dysfunction


Drug delivery systems, apparatus and methods to treat erectile dysfunction via an implanted drug infusion pump. The drug delivery system incorporates a passively pressurized drug infusion pump, one or more catheters, one or more microfluidic valves, a microcontroller, and one or more patient input mechanisms to deliver therapeutic solutions to the erectile tissues of a patient.
02/19/15
20150048875

High voltage power control system


A high voltage power control system comprises a microcontroller unit, an embedded non-volatile memory, and a high voltage driver. The micro controller unit is configured to control high voltage outputs of the high voltage power control system.
Ememory Technology Inc.
02/19/15
20150047686

Integrated micro-inverter and thin film solar module and manufacturing process


Embodiments of the present invention include a method for manufacturing, and a structure for a thin film solar module. The method of manufacturing includes fabricating a thin film solar cell and fabricating an electronic conversion unit (ecu) on a single substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/19/15
20150047412

System for measuring a palmar gripping force


The invention relates to a system for measuring a palmar gripping force, comprising a device (1) for measuring said palmar gripping force, which device comprises: a handle configured to receive a palmar gripping force; a force sensor (3); and an electronic module (6) integrated into the device and comprising at least one microcontroller (61) connected to the sensor (3) and able to process data originating from said sensor (3), characterised in that the force sensor comprises a stress gauge with a minimum precision of 50 g; a controlling system is also provided and comprises means able to do the following: calibrate the sensor using a linear calibration curve; and transmit the sensor measurements to a display unit (8) and/or a storage unit and/or a processing unit, preferably via wired or wireless means.. .
Institut De Myologie
02/12/15
20150046753

Embedded software debug system with partial hardware acceleration


An embedded software debug system with partial hardware acceleration includes a computer that executes a debug software stack. The debug software stack includes high level operations.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
02/12/15
20150045973

Method and programming a decoder-based irrigation controller


A method and decoder-based irrigation controller, and method and programming chart, are provided. In some embodiments, a decoder-based irrigation controller comprises a microcontroller; and a first connector coupled to the microcontroller and configured to couple to a reader, wherein the reader comprises an optical reader configured to read an optically readable pattern, wherein the first connector is further configured to couple an input from the reader to the microcontroller; and wherein the microcontroller is configured to interpret the input from the reader and perform an action at the decoder-based irrigation controller according to the input..
Rain Bird Corporation
02/12/15
20150045959

Remote controllable thermostat


A remote controllable thermostat has an on-board power supply with batteries, a microcontroller having a timer, a temperature sensor, a temperature set point control controller and an rf receiver. The thermostat also has hvac state control means for generating hvac control signals in response to sensed temperatures being outside of control set point range and for periodically connecting and disconnecting the rf receiver from the power source to conserve battery power.
Hunter Fan Company
02/12/15
20150041488

Method for dispensing a lubricant in a metered manner


The invention relates to a method for dispensing a lubricant (3) in a metered manner by means of a lubricant dispenser, which comprises a lubricant cartridge (2) filled with lubricant (3), at least one electrochemical gas-generating cell (4), and on control electronics (1) for controlling the gas-generating cell (4). The control electronics (1) comprise a microcontroller (8) and a switch (9) for interrupting the current flowing through the gas-generating cell (4).
Perma-tec Gmbh & Co. Kg
02/05/15
20150039791

Synchronisation and trigger distribution across instrumentation networks


A system for synchronising the operation of a measurement instrument having a microcontroller, a local oscillator and function circuitry to an external timebase is provided. The system includes a usb host controller; an interrupt generator adapted to respond to itps by generating respective interrupts and passing the interrupts to the microcontroller; and a timer for measuring an interval between receptions of the itps in a time domain of the local oscillator..
Chronologic Pty. Ltd.
02/05/15
20150037836

Temperature controlled dissection and observation stage


A temperature controlled tissue dissection and observation stage comprises a central working area and a first temperature controlled station positioned within the central working area. The first temperature controlled station comprises a first temperature controlling element configured to adjust the temperature of the first temperature controlled station.
02/05/15
20150036140

Color detection system for display


A color detection system includes a motherboard, a detection device, and a detection card. The detection device comprises a display unit and a memory unit storing a first color frequency setting value.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032976

Method of secure management of a memory space for microcontroller


A method of managing an electronic microcontroller system, the microcontroller system including: two processors with a first processor configured for execution of a nonsecure application exhibiting a nonguaranteed level of functional security and integrity, and a second processor dedicated to execution of a secure application implementing code and data, and involving a guaranteed level of functional security and integrity, the secure application to implement a security function; and a mechanism to access to a shared memory space. The first processor includes a unit for managing the memory configured to implement a write access control, to manage write access to the shared memory space, that is not modifiable when the secure application implements its security function..
Schneider Electric Industries Sas
01/29/15
20150032292

Controller for, and , operating a sensor cleaning system


A control system for a vehicle sensor cleaning system is provided. The control system includes: a microcontroller configured to: receive inputs including at least one input from any one of the following sources: sensors, other controllers, and an operator; determine whether a signal to actuate a cleaning system for a sensor should be generated; analyze whether the signal should be delayed; sending an actuating signal to a sensor cleaning system if the controller determines that predetermined cleaning criteria are met and delays sending the actuating signal if the controller determines delay criteria are met.
Caterpillar Inc.
01/29/15
20150029016

Tire data collection and communication device, multi-purpose handheld data collection and communication tool, and communicating tire data between a vehicle tire and a remote computing device


A direct tire data collection and communication device is adapted for use in a pneumatic vehicle tire. The device incorporates a tire-mounted electronics module comprising a microcontroller, and at least one tire property sensor in electronic communication with the microcontroller and capable of measuring at least one operational property of the vehicle tire.
Itire, Llc
01/29/15
20150028898

Measuring power consumption of ciruit component operating in run mode


A sense resistor is coupled between a power source and one or more power pins of an integrated circuit (ic) chip including a circuit component (e.g., a microcontroller unit (mcu)). An on-chip amplifier (e.g., a programmable gain amplifier or op-amp) amplifies the voltage drop over the sense resistor to a level that is within the dynamic range of an on-chip analog-to-digital converter (adc).
Atmel Corporation
01/29/15
20150028694

Power couplings in transmitters for wireless power transmission


The present disclosure may provide various electric transmitter arrangements which may be used to provide wireless power transmission (wpt) while using suitable wpt techniques such as pocket-forming. In some embodiments, transmitters may include one or more antennas connected to at least one radio frequency integrated circuit (rfic) and one microcontroller.
Dvinewave Inc.
01/22/15
20150026503

Appliances powered over sas


Methods and structure for powering storage devices over a sas interface. An exemplary system includes a storage device that includes a receptacle configured to receive a plug that communicates serial attached small computer systems interface compliant signals from a host system.
Lsi Corporation
01/22/15
20150024473

Device and performing blood thromboelastographic assays by magnetic sensing


A magnetic sensor elastometry device (msed) and a method to perform the whole blood thromboelastography assay. It contains key components, including sample cuvette, detecting head, rotating disc, optical motion detector, and etc; and measures viscoelasticity of whole blood samples.
Biomedica Usa, Llc
01/22/15
20150023068

Switching power supply apparatus


A switching power supply apparatus includes a voltage step-up converter that increases input voltage in response to turning on and off of a switching element, a transformer including a primary winding and a secondary winding and the primary winding of which is connected to the output of the voltage step-up converter, a microcontroller that controls the turning on and off of the switching element, an input voltage detection circuit that detects input voltage of the microcontroller, and an intermediate bus voltage detection circuit that detects intermediate bus voltage from the microcontroller. The input voltage detection circuit and the intermediate bus voltage detection circuit are circuits including elements having the same specifications.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150022315

Method of programming a programmable electronic lockbox system


A programmable lock system is provided for access restricting and user tracking the system includes a lock mechanism, a microcontroller, and an input device for receiving passing information. The microcontroller reads the received passing information and determines whether to unlock the lock mechanism.
01/22/15
20150022119

Programmable light emitting diode (led) driver technique based upon a prefix signal


Provided is a light emitting diode (led) driver. The led driver includes a microcontroller for setting a level of an output current of the driver.
General Electric Company
01/22/15
20150022118

Programmable light emitting diode (led) driver technique based upon an input voltage signal


Provided is an led driver including an amplifier configured to receive a negative voltage input signal and produce a positive voltage output signal in response thereto. Also included is a microcontroller configured for sensing a value of the positive voltage output signal.
General Electric Company
01/22/15
20150022008

Home base station for multiple room coverage with multiple transmitters


The present disclosure may provide a wireless power system which may be used to provide wireless power transmission (wpt) while using suitable wpt techniques such as pocket-forming. Wireless power system may include a single base station which may be connected to several transmitters.
Dvinewave Inc.
01/22/15
20150021228

Eye imaging apparatus and systems


Various embodiments of an eye imaging apparatus are disclosed. In some embodiments, the eye imaging apparatus may comprise a light source, an image sensor, a hand-held computing device, and an adaptation module.
Visunex Medical Systems Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150021113

Cellular phone ignition interlock device and controlling cellular phone usage


A ignition interlock device for a vehicle includes a short-range wireless transceiver (e.g. A bluetooth® transceiver) configured to receive a wireless signal from a wireless communications device having a short-range wireless transceiver (e.g.
01/22/15
20150021054

Automatic fire targeting and extinguishing system and method


A system for providing an automatic fire extinguishing system including a tank filled with an extinguishing agent with a targeting system with independently mounted targeting servos and targeting gimbal to position an emitter. A microcontroller provides control signals to the targeting servos and an actuation valve.
01/22/15
20150020427

Apparatus and powering and networking a rail of a firearm


A method, apparatus and system for networking accessories to a firearm or weapon wherein the accessories are conductively powered from the rail and data is transferred between the accessories and the rail via conductive coupling. In one embodiment, a weapon is provided, the weapon having: an upper receiver; a lower receiver; a powered accessory mounted to a rail of the upper receiver; and an apparatus for conductively networking a microcontroller of the powered accessory to a microcontroller of the upper receiver and a microcontroller of the lower receiver, wherein the data is exclusively provided to the powered accessory from the rail..
01/15/15
20150019875

Portable device for data encryption/decryption and/or compression/decompression


Portable integrated device (100) for data encryption/decryption and/or compression/decompression including: an outer casing (2); at least one authentication support cryptographic chip (4); at least one first data input/output port (5) adapted to be interfaced with external devices; at least one second data input/output port (6) adapted to be interfaced with external devices; at least one main chip including at least one cpu (3); the cpu (3) including: at least one microprocessor or microcontroller; and at least one cryptographic engine.. .
Quantec Sa
01/15/15
20150019775

Single wire programming and debugging interface


A microcontroller has a housing with external pins and an integrated debugging interface using only a single signal pin. In a method for operating a microcontroller as described above, the method includes the step of debugging or programming the microcontroller using only a single signal pin of the external pins..
Microchip Technology Incorporated
01/15/15
20150018816

Electrode assembly for use with surgical instruments


A system for treating tissue is provided. The system includes a source of electrosurgical energy and one or more microcontrollers.
Covidien Lp
01/15/15
20150018718

Sensor for measuring the tilt of a patient's pelvic axis


A sensor and method for providing orientation data regarding a patient's pelvic axis is disclosed. The sensor includes a three axis tilt sensor; a wireless communication module; a power source; and a microcontroller.
Arthromeda, Inc.
01/15/15
20150017622

Human body movements control using digital computer controlled light signals-written dance language


A high definition (hd) enabled digital light display system adaptable to allow an individual or group to participate in a dance, a march, a celebration, a sport, a game, or other activity requiring body movements is presented. The system comprises a display unit having a plurality of computer designed light signals adaptable to create different light arrangements.
01/15/15
20150015435

Receiver signal strength indicator meter for automatic antenna alignment in indoor and outdoor mount applications


An antenna rssi meter includes a microcontroller unit for digitizing an antenna receiver voltage signal, converting the digitized antenna receiver voltage signal into a receiver signal level in accordance with a predefined antenna specification, and converting the receiver signal level into the antenna tuning signal in accordance with the predefined antenna specification. The antenna rssi meter includes an input communication port for receiving the antenna receiver voltage signal from an antenna and providing the antenna receiver voltage signal to the microcontroller unit, the antenna rssi meter also includes an output communication port for receiving the antenna tuning signal from the microcontroller unit and providing the antenna tuning signal to an antenna auto-aligning mechanism for adjusting position and orientation of the antenna..
Zte (usa) Inc.
01/15/15
20150013549

Wireless kitchen appliance operated on an induction heating cooker


The present invention relates to a kitchen appliance (1) operated wirelessly on an induction heating cooker (k), comprising a programmable microcontroller (2), one or more than one electronic circuit (3) that provides the microcontroller (2) to control the communication means, user interface and sensors, providing communication with the induction heating cooker (k) whereon the kitchen appliance (1) is operated, a power control circuitry (4) that supplies the microcontroller (2) and the electronic circuits (3) with low level dc voltage, a receiver coil (5) that partially collects and provides transfer of the power generated by the induction coil (b) in the induction heating cooker (k) to the power control circuitry (4), a rectifier (6) that converts the ac voltage delivered from the receiver coil (5) to dc voltage and a buffer capacitor (7) which filters the dc voltage at the rectifier (6) outlet.. .
Arcelik Anonim Sirketi
01/15/15
20150013464

Ultrasonic sensor control system for occupancy sensing


An active ultrasonic room occupancy sensor with the output amplitude of the transmitter controlled by the amplitude of power applied to the transmitter to control the zone of coverage for a sensor. An adjustable voltage regulator under control of a microcontroller applies controlled amplitude voltage to the transmitter to adjust the output amplitude of the transmitter.
The Watt Stopper, Inc.
01/08/15
20150012063

Charge pump system, devices and methods for an implantable stimulator


A medical device for providing an electrical stimulation therapy for a patient includes a microcontroller configured to generate a plurality of electrical pulses and a control signal. The medical device includes a stimulation driver coupled to the microcontroller.
Greatbatch Ltd.
01/08/15
20150012062

Systems and methods for reducing power consumption in an implantable medical device


A medical device for providing a stimulation therapy includes stimulation circuitry configured to provide a plurality of electrical pulses to be delivered to a patient. The stimulation circuitry contains a microcontroller configured to generate the electrical pulses.
Greatbatch Ltd.
01/08/15
20150010438

Mobile custom-made hand-held chemical detection device for interfacing with a smart device


A mobile custom-made hand-held chemical detection device interfacing with a smart device. The device includes at least one sensor, a microcontroller, and a bluetooth module.
01/08/15
20150009500

Colorimeter calibration system and methods


A toy playset with a colorimeter and method of calibration is provided. The colorimeter may include the combination of a microcontroller with multiple switchable output ports, a light source connected to three of the output ports, and a photo transistor for sensing reflected light.
Mattel, Inc.
01/08/15
20150008931

Power storage device, power system and electric vehicle


An electronic storage module includes a plurality of batteries, a primary monitoring circuit configured to detect an operating state of the plurality of batteries, a microcontroller unit connected to the primary monitoring circuit via a primary communication path, and a secondary monitoring circuit connected to the microcontroller unit via a secondary communication path. The secondary monitoring circuit is configured to detect the operating state of the plurality of batteries when a determination is made of an abnormality in the primary communication path, or an abnormality in the operating state of the primary monitoring circuit..
Sony Corporation
01/08/15
20150008263

Portable identification transmitter for a passive access system of a motor vehicle and the energy-saving operation of the identification transmitter


A portable identification transmitter for a passive access system of a motor vehicle includes an electrical buffer store which is coupled to an lf circuit assembly in order to charge the electrical buffer store via an energy draw from electromagnetic fields coupled in via lf antennas. Also included is an electronic switching device which can decouple a battery from a microcontroller of the passive access system.
Huf Huelsbeck & Fuerst Gmbh & Co.
01/08/15
20150007860

Contact lens cleaning system with monitor


The invention monitors the neutralization process involving hydrogen peroxide solution and a hydrogen peroxide neutralization catalyst and compares measured values with theoretical values. The system monitors the chemical reaction and notifies the user of the neutralization status.
Novabay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
01/01/15
20150000370

Flexible impact sensor for use with a headpiece


An impact sensor for characterizing impact at a headpiece comprises: a flexible base; an acceleration sensor provided on the flexible base and configured to generate impact data; a control unit provided on the flexible base and configured to receive the impact data from the acceleration sensor; a power source provided on the flexible base and in communication with the acceleration sensor and the microcontroller; a communication module provided on the flexible base and configured to send impact data for processing; and a housing enclosing the flexible base, the acceleration sensor, the microcontroller and the power source, the housing shaped and constructed for mounting an interior surface of the headpiece such that it is flush with internal geometry of the headpiece.. .
Impakt Protective Inc.
12/25/14
20140378226

Universal game pedal controller and method therefor


A universal game pedal controller and method of emulating the output of multiple game pedal controllers in a universal game pedal controller are disclosed. A universal game pedal controller according to the present invention provides a microcontroller-based interface board for mapping the inputs from multiple pedal sensors to analog outputs of a primary game controller interface having a common adapter cable port, and adapter cables configured to connect the interface board to different primary game controllers.
12/25/14
20140375420

Relay attack prevention for passive entry/passive start systems


A keyfob is disclosed for use in detecting an attack on a vehicle. The keyfob includes a microcontroller, a wake receiver and an accelerometer.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
12/18/14
20140372440

Mma glove incorporating a tightly secured wireless impact processing circuit


An improved mixed martial art (“mma”) glove includes an impact sensing circuit board that holds a microcontroller, a three-axis accelerometer, a wireless interface chip, and is coupled to an impact sensing circuit. The circuit board is securely mounted to the wrist portion of the improved mma glove by one or more sewing holes..
Boxng Tech Limited
12/18/14
20140371849

Autonomous artificial heart


Embodiments of the disclosed technology are directed to a self-contained, totally implantable blood pump that replaces the whole heart. It is a small spherical device that encloses all of its blood propulsion dynamics.
12/18/14
20140368313

Vehicle keyfob with accelerometer to extend battery life


A keyfob is disclosed for use with a vehicle. The keyfob includes a microcontroller, a wake receiver, an antenna coupled to the wake receiver, and an accelerometer.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
12/18/14
20140366894

Electronic cigarette and controlling electronic cigarette emitting light


An electronic cigarette and a method for controlling an electronic cigarette emitting light are provided, the electronic cigarette includes a microcontroller, a light emitting unit and a power supply unit; wherein the microcontroller is electrically connected to the power supply unit, the light emitting unit is electrically connected to the microcontroller and the power supply unit; the power supply unit is configured to supply power to the microcontroller and the light emitting unit; the microcontroller is configured to control the light emitting unit in different light emitting states, so as to indicate the different smoking states of the electronic cigarette; the different light emitting states of the light emitting unit includes: gradually brightening to a preset first brightness, gradually darkening from the preset first brightness to a preset second brightness and maintaining the second brightness within a preset period of time, and stopping emitting light.. .
12/11/14
20140364839

Drug delivery automatically reducing drug dosage


A drug delivery device which includes a fluid drug reservoir, a catheter, a controllable fluid transfer device, e.g., a pump mechanism or valve, and a drug delivery control means: the drug delivery control means comprises a controller, e.g., a microprocessor or microcontroller which is operable to automatically reduce the rate of drug delivery over a certain reduction interval (e.g., multiple days) from an initial dosage value to a final dosage value.. .
12/11/14
20140361712

Systems and methods for providing color management control in a lighting panel


Provided are systems and methods for providing a stabilized color management system in a solid state lighting panel. Methods according to some embodiments include receiving, in the microcontroller, a color management reference value corresponding to a color characteristic of the solid state lighting panel and adjusting a control mode of the microcontroller responsive to the color management reference value..
12/11/14
20140361701

Secondary side phase-cut dimming angle detection


Phase angle detection techniques for phase-cut dimming lighting circuitry are disclosed. A phase-cut lighting driver circuit may include galvanic isolation circuitry having a primary and secondary side.
12/11/14
20140361696

Lighting systems with uniform led brightness


Solid state lighting systems are disclosed for providing uniform brightness of leds serially connected in a string. In some embodiments, the leds can be powered directly from the mains such that no switch-mode power supply or the output storage elements associated therewith are needed.
12/11/14
20140360436

Training toilet


A training toilet design that can be adapted for either a dog or a cat or other animal and even for a young human child is disclosed. A space or enclosure receives the trainee and upon receipt a switch is actuated.
12/11/14
20140360013

Integration of electronic chips onto a photonic chip


Methods, structures, apparatus, devices, and materials to facilitate the integration of electronic integrated circuits (chips) including drivers, amplifiers, microcontrollers, etc., onto/into photonic integrated circuits (chips) using recessed windows exhibiting controlled depths onto/into the photonic chip. The electronic chips are positioned into the recessed windows and electrical connections between the electronic chips and the photonic chip are achieved by flip-chip techniques with predefined traces at a bottom of the recessed windows or direct wire bonding.
12/04/14
20140359264

Method for low power boot for microcontroller


A microcontroller includes a clock generator having an internal reference clock, a system mode controller establishing an operating mode, a flash memory having an internal clock and a non-volatile option register, and a boot mode selection logic circuit coupled to the system mode controller and the flash memory. The logic circuit outputs a boot mode selection signal instructing the microcontroller to boot in a very low power run (vlpr) mode or a run mode.
12/04/14
20140359180

Method for providing a generic interface and microcontroller having a generic interface


A microcontroller for a control unit, in particular for a vehicle control unit, includes a central processing unit (cpu), at least one interface-unspecific input module, at least one interface-unspecific output module, at least one routing unit and at least one arithmetic unit for processing interface-specific information. The microcontroller is configurable in such a way that the at least one interface-unspecific input module, the at least one interface-unspecific output module, the at least one routing unit and the at least one arithmetic unit for processing interface-specific information fulfill functions corresponding to one of multiple serial interfaces, in particular of spi, uart, lin, can, psi5, flexray, sent, ic2, msc or ethernet.
12/04/14
20140359179

Method for providing a generic interface and microcontroller having a generic interface


A microcontroller for a control unit, in particular for a vehicle control unit, includes a central processing unit (cpu), at least one interface-unspecific input module, at least one interface-unspecific output module, at least one routing unit and at least one arithmetic unit for processing interface-specific information. The microcontroller is configurable in such a way that the at least one interface-unspecific input module, the at least one interface-unspecific output module, the at least one routing unit and the at least one arithmetic unit for processing interface-specific information fulfill functions corresponding to one of multiple serial interfaces, in particular of spi, uart, lin, can, psi5, flexray, sent, ic2, msc or ethernet..
12/04/14
20140359178

Method for providing a generic interface and microcontroller having a generic interface


A microcontroller for a control unit or a vehicle control unit, includes a central processing unit (cpu), at least one interface-unspecific input module, at least one interface-unspecific output module, at least one routing unit and at least one arithmetic unit for processing interface-specific information. The microcontroller is configurable so that the at least one interface-unspecific input module, the at least one interface-unspecific output module, the at least one routing unit and the at least one arithmetic unit for processing interface-specific information fulfill the functions corresponding to one of multiple serial interfaces, in particular of spi, uart, lin, can, psi5, flexray, sent or ethernet.
12/04/14
20140359169

Memory device using extended interface commands


A memory device includes a serial interface buffer that receives a hardware-decodable command and an extended interface command. The memory device also includes a logic module that directs the hardware-decodable command to a register for execution by a microcontroller.


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